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Fontana Lake Lazy Elk Cabin is a 3 bedroom/2 1/2 bath log home with breathtaking views of the Smoky Mountains and Fontana Lake with 10 minute walk over National Forest Service path to the dock with a double kayak. An ATV is available for rent to travel to dock. This log home is a secluded, quiet, scenic, and peaceful vacation escape destination in the smoky mountains of North Carolina. Very close to whitewater rafting at the Nantahala Outdoor Center, world class mountain biking at Tsali recreation center, fishing, hiking/exploring the Great Smoky mountain national park, and touring the scenic roadways like the Tail of the Dragon (hwy 28). 3 mountain bikes are included with rental and miles of scenic trails are located right outside the front door.
The lodge is a 3 bedroom with 2 1/2 bath log home with stainless steel kitchen appliances, granite tiled countetops, island seating for 4, slate tiled floor, with many kitchen appliances, and has a fully stocked kitchen with cookware/spice rack, paper products/laundry supplies. The living room has couch seating for 6 and has a propane fireplace, 50' LCD TV with blue ray player/Wii/games/movie library, 8' regulation size pool table with convertible ping pong/air hockey/and dining table. The master bedroom on the main level has a king bed, 42' LCD TV with blue ray player, and a private bathroom with slate tiled floor and large slate tiled shower and granite vanity. The 2nd bedroom upstairs with a small private balcony has a queen bed and a futon and has a 32' LCD with blue ray player. The 3rd bedroom has a double bed and bunk bed with 32' LCD and blue ray player. The upstairs bedrooms share a bathroom with a slate tiled shower. Outside: Large covered patio with propane grill and picnic table. There is an open area below the deck overlooking the lake with a hot tub and an area with a fire pit and seating for 8. Outside the front door there is a 10 minute trail hike on a National Forest Service path to dock which has a double kayak and 2 lounge chairs. Optional to rent: A Polaris side by side ATV for $100/week or $25/day. There is a 20' 2012 Sun Tracker/60 HP pontoon boat for $800/week or $175/day and 3 person Sea Doo jet ski for $800/week or $200/day if available.
* Fontana Lake water levels vary throughout the year. The lake is slowly drawn down after labor day and continues to drop to approx 50 linear feet at lowest level during the winter months (lake depth over 200 feet in areas) and typically starts coming back up in March .
Year round rate Jan 5 - Dec 31, 2015 2 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
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