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Great Escape - No Deposit Required!! Walk to the Pool/Beach!!

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Last updated: 01/26/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Big Canoe house description

Do you like paying a hefty deposit for a rental months away and your money is tied up until your stay is complete? I didn't think so. I have a different approach to security deposits that I'm finding people really like...

When you book with us and return the signed rental agreement, all we ask for is your credit card number to hold the reservation. No deposit is ever billed. Once your stay is complete and the provisions of the rental agreement have been met, there is no other transaction required. If for some reason, some of the provisions are not met, the maximum that would be charged to your card to cover the cost is $200 (the standard deposit amount required). Payment for the rental cost is split into two payments...50% is due 30 days prior to arrival and the final 50% is due 10 days prior to arrival.

If you don't like to use credit cards for your rental transactions, just put a $200 check in the mail along with your signed rental agreement. I will hold the check until your stay is complete. Again, if the provisions of the agreement have been met, I will either return or destroy your check, whichever you prefer.


Big Canoe, nestled in the foothills of North Georgia Appalachians, is an 8,000-acre gated community offering dramatic mountain peaks and natural woodland forest. It is first class all the way with 27 holes of world class golf, three stocked lakes, a state-of-the-art fitness center, abundant wildlife, miles of hiking trails, a pool, a children’s park and much more! (note - cost of amenities, including swim club, is not covered in rental cost) Come see why 'Great Escape' is the perfect getaway for multiple families with children or just a quite getaway!

Located in Laurel Ridge, a cluster community of 44 homes, 'Great Escape' is a luxurious mountain home surrounded by nature at its finest with beautiful mountain views. As well, within walking distance to pool, lake with beach and paddle boats, water slide, restaurant, general store, park, church, tennis courts and fitness center with indoor pool and a quick drive to the new Lake Sconti Clubhouse, Golf and the Jeep trail.

'Great Escape' is cozy and comfortable. It consists of three levels. The main level has a big open kitchen, breakfast area and den, which makes for easy entertaining. The full, gourmet kitchen has granite countertops, tumbled marble backsplash, and black appliances. Our farm-style kitchen table seats eight people and is perfect for game night or family style dinners. The cozy den with a gorgeous stacked stone fireplace is perfect for reading, watching TV, just hanging out or listening to music. There is also a screened porch off the kitchen with a teak table (seats 6). The screened porch leads out onto the enormous main level deck, which has a complete patio set and new gas grill.

Also located on the main floor is the master suite. The master bedroom has a queen size sleigh bed, two nightstands, a dresser and an armoire, which houses a TV and DVD player. The master bath is enormous with his/her sinks, granite counter tops and an oversized shower and separate jetted tub.

Downstairs on the terrace level is a gigantic recreational room with a 55' HDTV, a pool table and dart board. The entertainment center has surround sound, a DVD/CD player, and VCR. There are 3 oversized sofas, which seat 9 comfortably. The terrace level deck has a bistro set and various benches for hanging out. Also on the terrace level is a bedroom with a queen sleigh bed, two nightstands, an armoire and a large bathroom. In addition, there is a full size laundry room with washing machine, dryer, iron and ironing board.

On the top floor of the house, there is a cozy loft area with DSL connection and desk (as well as wifi). There are two bedrooms upstairs, each with its own bathroom. One of the rooms has a queen bed and the other room has a double bed on one side of the room, bunk beds on the other, and a flat panel TV. As well, there is an adorable mini children's playroom / fort with a twin bed in it.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Suitability

      • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
      • Children Welcome
      • Non Smoking Only
      • Pets Considered

      Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11

      Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

      Entertainment

      • CD Player
      • DVD Player
      • Stereo
      • Television
      • VCR

      Theme

      • Adventure
      • Family

      Attractions

      • Autumn Foliage
      • Churches
      • Forests
      • Live Theater
      • Marina
      • Museums
      • Playground
      • Pond
      • Recreation Center
      • Restaurants
      • Water Parks
      • Waterfalls
      • Winery Tours

      Local Services & Businesses

      • ATM/Bank
      • Fitness Center
      • Groceries
      • Hospital
      • Laundromat
      • Massage Therapist
      • Medical Services

      Leisure Activities

      • Antiquing
      • Bird Watching
      • Boating
      • Horseback Riding
      • Horseshoes
      • Outlet Shopping
      • Paddle Boating
      • Scenic Drives
      • Shopping
      • Shuffleboard
      • Sight Seeing
      • Walking
      • Wildlife Viewing

      Location Type

      • Mountain
      • Mountain View
      • Resort

      Sports & Adventure Activities

      • Basketball Court
      • Cycling
      • Fishing
      • Fly Fishing
      • Freshwater Fishing
      • Golf
      • Golf Privileges Optional
      • Hiking
      • Hunting
      • Hunting Small Game
      • Mountain Biking
      • Mountain Climbing
      • Racquetball
      • Rafting
      • Sailing
      • Skiing
      • Swimming
      • Tennis
      • Water Tubing
      • Whitewater Rafting

      General

      • Air Conditioning
      • Broadband Access
      • Clothes Dryer
      • Internet
      • Linens Provided
      • Telephone
      • Washing Machine
      • Wireless Internet
      • Wood Fireplace:

        Fireplace is located on the main level in the den....moreless

      Kitchen

      • Cooking Utensils
      • Dishwasher
      • Ice Maker
      • Kitchen
      • Microwave
      • Oven
      • Refrigerator
      • Stove

      Outside

      • Deck / Patio:

        There is a large deck on the back of the main level as well as on the back of the lower (terrace) level. There is also a large screen porch on the side of the house on the main level....moreless

      • Outdoor Grill
      • Outdoor Grill Gas
      • Wood Deck

      Pool / Spa

          • Jetted Tub
           

          Reviews

          Write a review 4.9
          from 57 traveler reviews
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          Rental basis: Per property
          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
          January - March
          Jan 1 - Mar 31, 2015
          2 night min stay
          $145 $165
          Fri, Sat
          $895
          June, July
          Jun 1 - Jul 31, 2015
          4 night min stay
          $205 $225
          Fri, Sat
          $1,245 $3,920
          My Standard Rate
          2 night min stay
          $175 $195
          Fri, Sat
          $1,075 $3,438
          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

          Additional information about rental rates

          Fees:

          • Pet Fee $40
          • Cleaning Fee $125
          • Tax Rate 13%

          Notes:

          2 night minimum, 3 night minimum during holidays, 4 night minimum Thanksgiving/Christmas, 4 night minimum June, July


          Cancellation policy:

          Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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          Calendar

          Last updated: 01/26/2015
          Check availability
          23 Available
          21 Unavailable
          22 Today
          23 Selected dates
           

          Location

          Other Activities: wildlife viewing, basketball, horseshoes, shuffleboard, shopping, boating, racquetball

           

          Owner info

          Year Purchased: 2009

          About the owner: We live about 30 miles east of Atlanta in the historic city of Covington. We purchased our first vacation rental home in Big Canoe in 2007 and now have a total of three properties in Big Canoe.

          Why the Owner Chose Big Canoe:
          This is our second vacation rental in Big Canoe. We purchased our first home in 2007 and have had great success with the rental business. We love the mountains and it's so close to Atlanta. Many mountain communities are several hours from Atlanta, but Big Canoe is only one hour. It's a short drive but you feel so much more relaxed at Big Canoe, away from the hustle and bustle.


          Contact us

          Speaks: english

           

          Photos

          • Great Escape - Walk to the beach!

            Great Escape - Walk to the beach!

          • Family Room/Dining Area

            Family Room/Dining Area

          • Master Bedroom with Queen Sleigh Bed

            Master Bedroom with Queen Sleigh Bed

          • Terrace Level Bedroom with Queen Bed

            Terrace Level Bedroom with Queen Bed

          • Upstairs Bedroom

            Upstairs Bedroom

          • Upstairs Children's Bedroom: Bunk Bed and Queen Bed

            Upstairs Children's Bedroom: Bunk Bed and Queen Bed

          • Children's Fort with Single Bed

            Children's Fort with Single Bed

          • Pool Table in Terrace Level Entertainment Room

            Pool Table in Terrace Level Entertainment Room

          • Screen Porch off of Family Room

            Screen Porch off of Family Room

          • Lake Petit on a Beautiful Fall Day

            Lake Petit on a Beautiful Fall Day

          • Tennis Complex with Hard Courts and Clay Courts

            Tennis Complex with Hard Courts and Clay Courts

          • Lake Petit and Dam

            Lake Petit and Dam

          • Fully Equipped Kitchen with Granite Counter Tops

            Fully Equipped Kitchen with Granite Counter Tops

          • Another View of Family Room

            Another View of Family Room

          • Master Bath - Large Jacuzzi Tub, Shower, Granite Counter Tops with Dual Vanities

            Master Bath - Large Jacuzzi Tub, Shower, Granite Counter Tops with Dual Vanities

          • Terrace Level Ensuite Bathroom

            Terrace Level Ensuite Bathroom

          • Upstairs Bedroom Ensuite Bathroom

            Upstairs Bedroom Ensuite Bathroom

          • Children's Bathroom

            Children's Bathroom

          • Terrace Level Entertainment Room - 50' HDTV with Surround Sound Speakers

            Terrace Level Entertainment Room - 50' HDTV with Surround Sound Speakers

          • View from Main Level Deck

            View from Main Level Deck

          • Big Canoe Chapel

            Big Canoe Chapel

          • Chimneys Wedding Venue

            Chimneys Wedding Venue

          • Creek Golf Course

            Creek Golf Course

          • View of Clubhouse Across Lake Sconti

            View of Clubhouse Across Lake Sconti

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          This listing was first published here in 2005.

          Date last modified - Wednesday, January 28, 2015

          $145 - $225 per night (USD)
          Minimum stay: 2-4 nights
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          • Sleeps
            11
          • Bedrooms
            4
          • Bathrooms
            4.5
          • Property type
            House
          • Reviews
            57
          Owner
          Member since: 2005
          Speaks: english
          • Response time: Within a few hours
          • Response rate: 90%
          • Calendar last updated: 01/26/2015
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          +1 770 365-1992
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