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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
"The house was beautiful inside and out. There were 7 adults. Each comfortable bedroom had its own unique private bathroom. Plenty of room for all of us. The kitchen was fully stocked with 3 sets of dishes, countertop appliances, pots/pans, utensils etc.
We rented the neighbors boat (which we used for sight seeing, fishing or tubing) for the week. We ventured around the mountains to various areas.
Ingles grocery (5 min. away) store had everything we needed. There is no cable/satellite available (which would be nice for our sports minded men), but there is Internet service.
We had family from Georgia, Tennessee and NC which made this a nice central area for all of us to vaca together. We played many ping pong tournaments but mostly relaxed on the dock or decks just catching up and enjoying each other's company.
I love taking pictures, so I always had a beautiful scenery where ever we went. My favorites pictures are from the lake in the boat with mountains as background and the sunrises. Each morning greeted me as the sun peeks over the mountains and the clouds slowly lifted from the hills, I stood in awe at God's beautiful works of art! It did not matter where we went, beauty was everywhere!
I would recommend this house. Beautiful setting on the lake and Gary was so easy and efficient to work with."
Guest: Shirley C.Date of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: June 18, 2015
"We have stayed at this property for the last 2 years. It is such a beautiful place. Very large and comfortable with plenty of room to spread out in. The lake view is breathtaking. It is so quite here we never want to leave. Staying here you are close to everything, Robbinsville, The Dragon, Fontana Village. There are so many wonderful roads to travel while visiting here."
Guest: MINI PeopleDate of Stay: April 2015Review Submitted: May 28, 2015
"My husband and I just returned from our second stay in this fabulous find. The cabin has been updated a bit since photos taken, with a Franklin stove in the den and lots of wood stacked outside ready for cozy nights. We have visited both times in late fall and didn't use the kayaks, but there are now 4 available and we plan to return in the summer to put them to good use. Cooked every meal on the Big Green Egg and had the most incredible late afternoons on the porch, where it feels like you are perched right on the water's edge. Many rentals come with decks, but not ones so fully equipped and comfy. Candles were even provided if the lake setting doesn't provide enough ambiance! Owners very responsive and easy to communicate with. Love this place!"
Guest: christie r.Date of Stay: November 2014Review Submitted: December 1, 2014
"We stayed in this cabin late June-early July 2015. We were somewhat familiar with the Nantahala area, but had never stayed on Lake Santeetlah. This home is located in a private community with gorgeous views of the mountains. We'd looked at several properties on Lake Santeetlah before booking. We did not realize until we arrived that the view from this side of the lake is much superior to some of the other properties. The neighborhood is quiet and lends itself well to morning and evening walks. The home is beautifully decorated and the kitchen is stocked well with most every gadget that you would need, even down to a salad spinner. There's a porch just off of the main floor living room and a screened porch upstairs. The screened porch is a great place to lounge with a good book. The lake is clean and quiet. Even though it was the beginning of July 4th week, there were surprisingly few power boats (maybe just a few) on the water. We used the kayaks in early morning and also in the evenings. The beds are comfortable, but a bit small. But the overall package is so wonderful, I would not have a second thought about this. Where else can you wake up with a view of the lake and mountains while still in bed?
Nearby outdoor activities include driving on the Tail of the Dragon and Cherohola Skyway, kayaking on the Nantahala River, tubing in Bryson City, numerous hiking opportunities on the Appalachian Trail, in Joyce Kilmer Forest, and the surrounding national forests, and more. There is a Stecoah Arts Center nearby, as well. They have concerts on Saturday evenings in the summer, for a fee.
I would strongly encourage advance meal planning and bringing most of your groceries from home. Ingle's in Robbinsville is the main local supermarket. It will not have some of the products that you are used to from home. If your drive is short enough, I would even recommend bringing your meat from home and just leave Ingle's for the last-minute milk and fill-in items that you need. There aren't many non-fast food restaurants in Robbinsville, so do plan that you should cook most of your meals in the cabin. Tapoco Lodge, just north on Highway 129 had a fun casual restaurant on the river that is open every day. Upstairs in the Lodge, there is a fine dining restaurant, but only open for dinner on certain days. Snowbird Lodge also looks like a good dinner option, but is a little pricey.
This is a GREAT home in a wonderful location. Strongly recommend!!"
Guest: Dawn EDate of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: July 12, 2015