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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
"What a fantastic experience!
My husband and I brought our two kids and three of their friends to this wonderful mountain lake home for a week of fun in and on the water.
The kids (2 teenage girls and 3 7-year-old boys) were delighted by the outdoor activities including swimming, hiking, kayaking and jumping off waterfalls into the crystal clear lake. We brought our own ski boat which made for excitement every day on this 7,800 acre spring fed paradise.
The home is equipped with nearly everything we required for a great family adventure. We brought our own x-box to entertain the younger kids on rainy afternoons and that proved to be a smart idea. We couldn't find a blender so we used their food processor to make smoothies and everyone was happy!
The kids loved the electric trams leading from the parking deck down to the house and from the house to the lake. We did require them to ride with an adult every single time, however, because the operation requires you to turn on the tram then hop on board as it is moving. It does provide a slow, peaceful ride to and from the dock, allowing you to absorb the serene beauty of Lake Jocassee.
The house is on a steep mountain gravel road and we probably should have done a little more research before trying to haul our boat down the road leading to the house! We recommend dropping the boat off at the Jocassee Outdoor Center BEFORE heading up the mountain to the house. The center offers a concierge boat service that makes your travels much more convenient.
We recommend this vacation spot for families, and with sleeping space for 13 or 14 people, it is large enough for a couple of families to vacation together. There are kayaks and paddles provided (& the owners were not even upset with us for accidentally bringing two of their life jackets home with us!) but our kids needed the excitement of a speed boat to fully enjoy the lake. If you don't have one, we would recommend renting one for the week through the concierge service.
All in all, this rental home provides all you need for whatever kind of vacation your family desires!"
Guest: Donna H.Date of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 28, 2015
Beautiful home surrounded by natural splendor - it doesn't get any better!
"We rented this home for our annual sisters (and their husbands) weekend, and everyone enjoyed themselves. We woke in the mornings to mist rising off the lake, spent afternoons fishing or relaxing on the sundeck or the screened porch, enjoyed beautiful sunsets on the sparkling water, and at night, the stars were SPECTACULAR. The house is great as well, with three levels of space for people to get away for alone time, and a wonderful open-design great room, kitchen and dining area for everyone to gather. We went up to Cashiers for an afternoon, and to Lake Jocassee - about 12 minutes away - another time, but mostly stayed "home" and enjoyed the changing leaves and gorgeous setting on Lake Cherokee. It was a great time, and we hope to go back!"
Guest: Linda H.Date of Stay: October 2014Review Submitted: November 3, 2014
"I have traveled around the world and stayed in many beautiful places. I hesitate to write this review as I don't want anyone else to know the secret of Jocassee and the beautiful rental you have. My two daughters (3 and 10 years old) and my parents (75 and 80 years old) enjoyed every second of our stay.....and hated to leave. The beauty and tranquility of the lake is complemented by the grandeur and convenience of your home. I don't think I saw a more beautiful place to stay while we were there. My daughters and I were able to easily jet ski and enjoy every waterfall (and find a few others) from your home. They spent most days swimming and paddle boarding from your dock, with the fish.....
I'm already planning my next trip for the fall. Thank you for a wonderful stay!"
Guest: Mountain LoverDate of Stay: August 2014Review Submitted: August 19, 2014
"The owner was very helpful and friendly. The property was clean, and looked better than the pictures. The beds were comfortable, the views were amazing
I would recommend this property to all
We mostly stayed on the property and enjoyed the boat and all the beauty of the lake"
Guest: AnonymousDate of Stay: August 2014Review Submitted: August 20, 2014