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Recent Lake Santeetlah reviews

  • Never want to leave!

    "This is the second year we have stayed at this beautiful home on an amazing lake! The home is always so clean and the owners are always more than helpful and welcoming. My family has had a fantastic both times we have stayed and we are always very sad to leave."
    Guest: Jennifer Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 17, 2014
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  • Great Getaway

    "I just returned from a very relaxing stay at this house, and would highly recommend it to anyone traveling to Lake Santeetlah, especially if you prefer charm and a homey feel to the character-less 4-story vacation mansions that have increased in number on Lake Santeetlah in recent years. My boyfriend and I were looking to spend a relaxing long weekend on the lake, and this house gave us a great home-base for lots of hiking in Joyce Kilmer and Slickrock Creek, and some time playing on the lake. The house itself is the perfect size for a couple or a smaller family. It has two floors, with a living area and bedroom on both floors. We primarily used the top floor, since it was just the two of us. But we easily could have invited another couple along with us, and they would have had the privacy of their own bedroom and kitchen-esque area. The feature we most enjoyed was the covered deck, which had a couple of rocking chairs, a swinging bench, and a picnic table. It rained off and on one of the weekend we were there, and it was so wonderful to be able to sit out, watch the rainclouds come in over the lake, and then listen to the rain fall while having a romantic dinner outside. The easy lake access was also really wonderful. We rented a jetski from Deyton Camp one of the sunny days we were there (which, by the way, I would highly recommend--the husband and wife team running Deyton Camp are really wonderful people). We were able to dock the jetski at the house and take about an hour break for lunch. A note for people traveling with young children or who are unsteady--the dock is a more traditional wooden dock, and so the ramp up to the dock is a bit slick where it meets the water. We managed it just fine all weekend without any tumbles, but it is worth being mindful of! Barbara was also really responsive during our stay. We called her twice with some questions, and both times she called us back almost immediately. Before going she was very patient with my questions and gave us all the information we needed. I really cannot say enough kind things about Barbara, and her home was almost as wonderful as she was. I'll definitely be checking back in with her the next time we come back to Lake Santeetlah."
    Guest: Julia R. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 11, 2014
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  • Great views, relaxing place for adults and children

    "Very close to the Lake Santeehlah Marina. Use directions on website or GPS takes you in another direction. House is beautifully appointed. Had a great day nearby at doing the zip line and white water rafting. Views are more spectacular than the pictures show. Our children enjoyed fishing and using their boat. Very close to grocery store. Great owner- would stay again."
    Guest: Eleanor S. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 12, 2014
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  • Nice and Peaceful

    "My husband and I recently spent a week at this cottage. It is very cute and charming. We absolutely LOVED the screened porch and spent all of our evenings sitting out there. This place is great for fishing and kayaking. We used the grill a lot. Just be prepared that the fridge and stove are not full size. We just used our coolers to keep drinks cold. I highly recommend this place for a quiet get-away. If you like adult beverages, bring your own as this is a DRY county. Be sure to walk the Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest. It is beautiful. Leann and Suzette are very helpful and accommodating."
    Guest: Sherri Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: July 6, 2014
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Lake Santeetlah Travel Tips

Discover Lake Santeetlah Rentals

Discover for yourself the hidden vacation destination near Lake Santeetlah rentals in North Carolina. Lake Santeetlah is both a lake and the name of a town. The town is located in Graham County, six miles north of Robbinsville and 15 miles from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Many of the Smoky Mountain cabins in Lake Santeetlah, NC are secondary homes for residents of Florida and Georgia. They travel to Lake Santeetlah vacation homes for the hottest months of summer as the weather is still warm but not unbearable here.

The Beginnings of Lake Santeetlah Vacation Homes

The coast of North Carolina was settled rather early by European settlers; however, the area surrounding Lake Santeetlah vacation homes was not settled early. It took until 1893 for settlers to brave the mountainous terrain and set up homes. Settlers built the Santeetlah Dam to use the river water from the Cheoah. Unfortunately, the dam broke and caused flooding in the area. Eleven years later, the U.S. Forest Service purchased the land and reconstructed the town which you can visit when you stay at Lake Santeetlah, NC cabins.

For the next several years after the U.S. Forest Service bought the land, it changed hands between developers. Homes and communities were added offering a place for Lake Santeetlah rentals, bingo, dancing, and more.

Lake Santeetlah, NC Cabins near the Full-service Marina

When you travel to Lake Santeetlah, NC cabins, you can experience the beauty of the area. Fishing is one recreational activity to enjoy, especially because you can cook your own bass, walleye, crappie, or trout at your Lake Santeetlah vacation homes. There is a full-service marina at the lake where you can put your own boat in for fishing, waterskiing, or riding around in.

Two Hundered Hiking Trails by Lake Santeetlah Rentals

Lake Santeetlah offers more than water sports since it is in the center of forested land. There are more than 200 hiking trails in the Cheoah District alone that you can enjoy. On one hike, you can walk eight miles from Lake Santeetlah to the Appalachian Trail. Before you leave your Lake Santeetlah rentals for the day, pack a picnic lunch to enjoy from a high point on the trails.

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