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Lakefront,Hot Tub, 60 Inch TV, Wifi, Comp. Paddle Boat, Other Boat Rentals avail

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8)


We rent both Lake and Mountain vacation homes in Lake Arrowhead Yacht and Country Club, a private gated community with 24 hour security.. Several homes including our featured home are on the lake where you can enjoy relaxing on 2 large double decks with one of the most magnificant views of the lake. The home is right on the lake with a large dock with ample room for swimming and fishing. Our featured home has four bedrooms (one king, two queens, full/twin bunk bed), three full baths, pull-out queen sofa and sleeps ten.

The house has heat and air conditioning, fireplace, deck with hot tub (has jets and whirlpool), balcony, gas grill, washer and dryer, phone with free long distance in the USA, Gateway computer, Wireless Internet for your laptop as well as a huge 60 inch big screen TV, VCR,DVD, and a Foosball/Pool/Airhocky gametable. The fully-equipped kitchen has a dishwasher, coffee maker, free coffee beans/grinder, blender, microwave, paper products, dishes, and pots and pans. Linens and towels are provided.

The resort has an 18-hole golf course, country club, newly refinished olympic size swimming pool, and new lighted tennis courts. The championship golf course has 18 holes through the North Georgia Mountains for spectacular scenery adding to the enjoyment of the game. Golf prices start at $29 weekdays and $39 weekends for golf after 3:00 PM. Before 3:00 PM prices are $46 on weekdays and $53 on weekends (includes green fees and cart). They also have special senior rates at $35 Mon-Thurs. Prices are subject to change.

There is a marina with boat rentals available on the Lake Arrowhead property!


This beautiful lakeside home is nestled in the North Georgia mountains of Lake Arrowhead, just one hour north of Atlanta. Enjoy relaxing on two large double decks with one of the most magnificent views of the lake. Lake Arrowhead is the largest, man-made, privately-owned lake in Georgia. The lake is approximately 540 acres, with a water depth of 80 to 100 feet. Fish include bass, bream, and catfish.

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Rick Amsden
Member since: 2002
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 12, 2018

About Rick Amsden

We fell in Love with Lake Arrowhead back in 1999. We loved the lake so much we purchased a empty lot just so we could have access to this beautiful lake. Four years later were fortunate to purchase this wonderful vacation home with another partner.

Rick Amsden purchased this house in 2003

Why Rick Amsden chose Waleska

Lake Arrowhead is just one hour North of Atlanta. We live in Marietta, GA and love having the vacation rental home so close. It's a great get away. It's amazing the feeling you get when you enter the property. We think it's the best kept secret in Atlanta. Because we are less than an hour away it's easy for us to keep the house in a great condition!

What makes this house unique

We love all that Lake Arrowhead has to offer: Golf, Tennis, Swimming, Pool, Volleyball, Basketball, Great Festival Park, the Walking Trails. We especially love just sitting on the Deck, Dock or Hot Tub watching the boats go by.

Guestbook comments from the owner

“Coming from Maui, we did not know what to expect, but you have exceeded our expectations. All the personal touches were more than we hoped for. The view of the lake, especially at sunrise was breathtaking. We’ll be back.” Greg and Sherry, Maui, HI
May 2004
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Waleska House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • King size beds (1) Very Comfortable Mattress , Queen size Beds (2) Very Comfortable mattress's, one is a select comfort (the sleep number company!), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) sofa bed with memory foam topper, Bunk Beds (1) Full size bed on lower bed, Twin on top
  • Air Hockey
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Featured home has, Phone with free long distance in the USA, Wireless internet for your laptop, and Large Dock, No Smoking indoors, Inquire about pets please, Pets are only allowed in some homes with written permission only


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average rating of 4.7222223 based on 19 reviews

Lakefront hot tub 60 inch...ID 15038

  • 5 of 5

The property is located in an awesome location with a two balcony view an easy access to the water. The property was big enough to accommodate three adult couples. The property has a lot of appliances/dish ware. The house and furnishings are not new but comfortable. The bedrooms are good size with two having their own bathrooms and the third with a bathroom right beside the bedroom. We enjoyed the amenities; golf course, lake/pontoon rental, fishing, and the pool. The wildlife is abundant; deer walking up to the car and a wild boar family walking across the 8th fairway! We all enjoyed our stay and would not hesitate to go back. Thanks for sharing your private lake community with us !

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A little outdated but a wonderful place to stay.

  • 5 of 5

Owner was great checked in with us made sure things went well. Beds were comfortable. Deck was amazing and we spent the most time there and on the water.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very good swimming

  • 2 of 5

For anyone who likes to swim, and have good access, this house will provide. Some of the details for comfort inside the house need updating and work. The owner is working on this as i understand it.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Guest suggested more lightning in the living room for reading. Additional lighting was added for future guests.
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Lake House Lake Arrowhead

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for three days in the lake house and it was a great! The house is a great location with a great view of the lake and tree color changes in November. The house has everything you need and the owner Rick was very helpful and provided us with all the information about the house and how to get there prior to our arrival. Beautiful area and home I would highly recommend renting this home for your vacation. We will be back again! Thanks!

  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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the location and views are spectacular. The home needs some remodeling tho.

  • 3 of 5

Beautiful views. Location was great. The interior of the home does need some improvements. Most of the furniture is really outdated and old looking. There are only 2 TV's (one old Sony 30" and an old 60" downstairs) in the house, which are also very outdated. On the other hand Rick was very pleasant and easy to deal with.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Sal, Glad you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for your comments, we agree the house does have some of the best views on the lake. You will be happy to hear we purchased a new Sony 40 inch flat screen TV for the living room. We also have plans to up date some of the furniture.
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We had a wonderful and relaxing week!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at this Lake Arrowhead house. The lake was beautiful - we enjoyed swimming in it every day. We also cooled off at each of the two swimming pools in the complex. We took the paddle boat out multiple times and one day we rented kayaks and a paddle board for the kids. The house was perfect for us; the kids stayed on the lower level with the big TV and the hot tub. They spent many hours playing with the foosball table! They had a great time. Rick was very helpful - anytime we had a question, he would respond to us immediately. We would recommend the property to our friends!

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Point of Interest
Nearest Point of Interest
Beautiful Walking Trails
Nearest Point of Interest
Look Out Point

and Swimming, FUN DAY TRIPS TO, Amicalola Falls State Park, a Water Fall perhaps the greatest in the World the most majestic Scene, Amicalola is a state park with walking trails, Kangaroo Conservation Center, Dawsonville, GA - Largest kangaroo collection outside of Australia, Gold Museum, Chestatee Wildlife Preserve & Six Flags, Marietta, GA, Whitewater, Water Park American Adventures Amusement Park, Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park, Trails Tennessee Aquarium, (great trip for a cloudy day), Zoo Atlanta, Don't miss the Giant Pandas of Chengdu! Six Flags Over Georgia and Stone Mountain Park, Home to the world's largest relief carving on the world's largest mass of exposed granite, Stone Mountain Park is often referred to as "the Eighth Wonder of the World, "


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $125
Refundable damage deposit $250

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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