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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
Perfect family vacation from frequent 5 star travelers...
"My family and I (wife & 2 daughters ages 9 & 6) had the pleasure of staying at the Shangri-La for a second time in 3 years (2013) and it proved once again to be outstanding. It's the intangibles that impress me the most from Dave and Steph. From the embroidered towel (name spelled correctly!), wine and cake upon arrival to the vast assortment of cooking utensils & pottery, soft towels and linens, cleanliness and and even the toilet paper. Who invests in high quality toilet paper for rental properties??? It goes without saying, the boathouse, to me, is the gem. We played 'Uno' every evening, ate all of our meals, listened to great music, drank Champagne & wine and just enjoyed the best view of the lake during the daylight hours and plentiful stars at night on the boathouse deck. In 2013 both my daughters were a bit too scared to take advantage of swimming in the beautiful water (they are accustomed to clear beaches on the Gulf Coast), playing on the Lilly-pad or paddle sports. I couldn't get them out of the water this year. Due to the rising cost of insurance, and I completely understand, the pontoon is no longer an option but the Laprades Marina is a short 10 minute drive around the dam, bait shop and up the West side of the lake. The rental options are a plenty and very affordable and not to mention, the food at the restaurant is outstanding. We rented a 21' pontoon, the girls found a deflated tube in the laundry room and we spent 2 full days on the water exploring and throwing the girls off the tube much to their delight. That was their 'favorite' thing as told to Mr. Dave when he arrived on our last full day to say hello. This year we took a side trip to Tallulah Gorge State Park and enjoyed the falls (and over 1000 vertical steps), previous we hiked in the near by state parks. At least twice a year my wife and I travel to the Caribbean in the Spring and northeast or Colorado in the fall, Shangri-La has quickly ascended to one of my top destinations, yes, even with kids. Hats off to Dave and Stephanie. The only downside this year is that we didn't catch nearly as many bass as in 2013..."
Guest: EricDate of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: August 18, 2015
"We stayed at this home over Labor Day weekend with 2 families of 4 and our dog and had a wonderful time- the lot is perfect & flat in a quiet cove- we very much enjoyed hanging out on top of the gorgeous boathouse and relaxing in the 2 hammocks, the porch swing, or around the table while the kiddos swam safely off the dock. There was also a nice canoe and kayak we could use. The house is very quaint and had everything we needed. The hot tub on the back deck overlooking the lake was also very nice. The owner Bob was great to work, flexible on arrival/ departing times, and very responsive when we had trouble getting the AC to come on at first (our fault- it totally worked fine!) Would highly recommend it and would definitely return."
Guest: Laura J.Date of Stay: September 2015Review Submitted: September 14, 2015
"You can't get any closer to the lake than this! The pictures on this rental are right on, but you have to see the house, proximity to the water, and amenities for yourself, to truly appreciate all that this property has to offer...It is much larger than it looks in the pics., the stereo system is wired to speakers outside (so you can float and listen to whatever you like), truly relaxing! This house has been remodeled, all of the bathrooms are beautifully done, and the kitchen is spectacular. Ken and Terry have made a beautiful home here on Lake Burton and this home offers everything you will need for the most relaxing vacation. All you need to bring is Sunscreen, Bathing Suit, flip flops, food & drink of choice! Once you get there, you won't want to leave. The owners are so very nice and easy to work with. No Doubt, my family will be returning to this cottage in the future. If you have never been to Lake Burton, the water is so clear and clean, truly a must to add to your Bucket List."
Guest: Matt and Susan B.Date of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: June 21, 2015
"My husband and I have rented this cottage three times now and we still love it! Everything from our 2013 review holds true - it's just the perfect storybook cottage and we're always in awe at how beautiful the lake & mountains are. The cottage is NOT your typical "rental property." The decor is unique and charming, and you really feel like you're sharing the home of the very nice owners. We took the canoe out several times and went quite a distance along the shore - it's fun to look at the large mansions that have been built on this lake. The lake is very clear and great for swimming - perfect temperature in August. We didn't need to use the A/C at all because of the mountain breezes and cool nights. We'll definitely be back!"
Guest: C & KDate of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: September 5, 2015