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Recent Lake Santeetlah property reviews

  • GREAT ESCAPE

    "Just left this house and cannot wait to return. We had three adult couples staying here, there was plenty of privacy for all! The lake was clean and clear and great to swim in! Centrally located, close to white water rafting, zip lines, Tail of the Dragon, boat rentals and much more! Neighbors were great and welcoming! The house is clean with a great set up and awesome deck! We want to return next year with our children and grandsons!"
    Guest: 1st Rock Screamers Date of Stay: July 2012 Review Submitted: July 30, 2012
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  • Awesome Lake Vacation

    "On our way home from an awesome week on Lake Santeetlah. The house was clean & accommodating with lots of places for the kids to be on there own. We spent a lot of time on the covered deck, enjoying the cool breeze off of the lake. Gail put us in touch with a fellow to rent a boat which ended up being such a great deal for us! We brought our own tubes & rented a knee board from the marina & spent countless hours on the lake. The lake does not really have a lot of traffic and the water is clean. We were not bothered by mosquitos or snakes! Leave time to Kayak! We found a wonderful place to hike at the Joyce Kilmer Memorial Wilderness-we took the well groomed 2 mile loop that lead to another trail called Naked Ground Loop which we walked for over an hour till we turned around-really could not find on line information about the trails. Wifi is excellent however the cellular service-ours ATT-had no service. Luckily, we had the land line with unlimited long distance which was perfect. Already miss it."
    Guest: mary W. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 14, 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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  • Adventures in the mountain mist

    "I had a great time at the cabin. It was definitely a picturesque setting which I will remember for some time. Each morning and evening, the mountains and lake presented a different scene for a picture that I was able to capture. Cooking on the grill each evening on the large deck overlooking the mountains and lake was tranquelizing. Each day was a different adventure to travel to different areas of the park. I was particularly interested in the trail hikes to the water falls, Cade's Cove to explore how people lived 150 year ago, the horse trails that were everywhere and tubing on the mountain streams. Hope to come again some day."
    Guest: John Date of Stay: August 2012 Review Submitted: September 5, 2012
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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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