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Recent Lake Santeetlah reviews
"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 2014Review Submitted: August 11, 2014
"Beautiful home overlooking a gorgeous, unspoiled view of Lake Santeetlah. We had a lovely pre-Thanksgiving weekend at the Dragonfly Cottage and found the owner to be very easy to work with and the cabin an absolute delight to stay in. Two recommendations: ask for precise directions to the cottage because although there are only two homes on the street, it's in a small subdivision and is actually not that easy to find, especially at dusk; and also if you want to play games or watch movies while at the cottage, plan to bring your own as this cottage, unlike all the others we've rented is happily not strewn with junk! You won't find signs everywhere nor will you find ratty decks of cards, games, or movies that don't work! You may want to bring matches or a lighter and firewood too.
The Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest is nearby and is a beautiful park with a fun, easy hiking trail. Also, the Santeetlah Dam is interesting to visit, and Robbinsville is nearby for groceries or other needs."
Guest: Mary C.Date of Stay: November 2014Review Submitted: December 8, 2014
"My wife and I spent several beautiful days at this lakefront gem. The home was clearly very well maintained with well stocked kitchen utensils, comfortable beds, excellent decor and a deck overlooking the lake. We spent many hours relaxing, reading on the deck with the appropriate libation for the time of day and occasion - coffee, tea, cocktail, wine and mostly beer. The kayaks allow lots of roaming around the lake and really give another dimension to the experience. A daily walk followed by a swim and lazing out on the dock made for a very special vacation. We have been very fortunate in renting through VRBO, but this is right at the top. The only dining we could recommend is Snowbird Lodge."
Guest: MaltguyDate of Stay: September 2014Review Submitted: October 8, 2014
"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: JenniferDate of Stay: August 2014Review Submitted: September 17, 2014