Large, Magical Mountain Lake Cabin on Lake Keowee

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Last updated: 10/05/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

'A Stay Away' (the phonetic Cherokee language translation of 'Cedar Creek', the branch of Lake Keowee on which the property is located) is a true Mountain Lake Vacation Home. It is a 4000 sq ft, Lindal Cedar Home with 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, large, open common spaces, a stone fireplace, spacious kitchen with new appliances in 2011, and ample sleeping areas.

In addition to two bedrooms with king beds, and one with a queen bed, there is a comfortable queen-sized swing bed (on a ceiling-suspended platform) on a sleeping porch, and a bunkroom with 4 beds. One of the king-sized rooms also has an additional set of bunk beds, and each floor has a queen sofa bed (new, firm memory foam mattresses), most comfortable for one adult or two children, of course. In addition, there is a pack-n-play for infants, and a futon mattress which can be used for extra sleeping space.

Queen-2 (including swing bed)
bunk beds-6
sofa beds-2

Outdoors, there is a two-level deck, and a two-level dock (great for sunning) on the water, with an extra boat-slip for a boat (boat not provided).

Mostly, you'll want to retreat to the quiet seclusion of the cabin itself. Aside from a rarely-occupied log cabin next door, the nearest house is across the lake! In the summer, there are many lake activities available. Many nearby activities (golf, hiking, shopping) are available, which the owners will be happy to help you research for specifics.

There is a 40' picture tube style TV downstairs and a small flat screen TV on the main floor. While there is a DVD player, VHS player, and satellite receiver, it may not be the best place for TV watching or TV watching parties (eg, sports events). The internet wireless has been present, but with good reception only in a small part of the house, for about 3 years, but we still don't know where it comes from or 'own' it.

The community pays a fortune for good water, with daily testing. In addition the house has a whole-house filter and water softener, which was completely replaced in 2011. There is a separate kitchen drinking water filter. We think it's better than bottled.

The property is about a 30-minute drive from Clemson, SC, a 40-minute drive from Seneca, SC, 50-minute drive from Greenville, SC, and about 45-minutes from Cashiers, NC.

Keywords: House,lake,lakehouse,cabin,rustic,large,remote,quiet,dock,keowee,north, south carolina,mountain,mountains,woods,wooded

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Property Type

  • House
  • 4000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


  • Children Welcome:

    We love having kids and friends' children join us at the lake. However, there are many special risks to children at any lake home. Please inform the owners of any children which will be staying at the home or visiting, for special advice re: prudent use of the home. We want this to be a SAFE and enjoyable experience for all our guests!...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Must get specific clearance on this from owner....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 14

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king


  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 4: 1 king, 1 bunk bed


  • Sleeping Porch: 1 queen


  • Bunk Room: 2 bunk bed


  • King size beds (1) Two rooms have king beds., Queen size Beds (1) Two queen-sized beds, including the swing bed on the four-season sleeping porch (good mattress on platform hung from ceiling)., Baby Cribs (1) Pack-n-play crib available., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Each floor has one queen-sized sofabed, recommended for one person, or two children., Bunk Beds (6) There is a room with 4 bunk beds, and another room with 2 bunk beds in addition to a king-sized bed....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Master Bathroom: toilet, tub, shower, jetted tub


  • Powder Room: toilet


  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Jack n Jill: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Separate sinks for each room that shares this bathroom...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Double-decker dock available. Boats may be rented elsewhere on the lake. Dock has an extra, uncovered boat-slip. Owner's boat and waverunner may not be used secondary to liability issues. WiFi Internet access is often available from an unknown source....moreless


  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Pool Table
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    46' and 32 ' flat screen TVs...moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    More than a dozen old VHS tapes. Bring your own DVDs....moreless

Leisure Activities

  • Boating

Location Type

  • Lakefront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Special on site arrangements are possible. Please consult owner....moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    I THINK you will have everything you need!...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Griddle, Blender, Crock pot, pizza stone, dutch oven....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    New stainless steel appliances in 2011....moreless

  • Microwave


  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    The hot tub is very old, and while we have found it useable, we're planning to get rid of it or replace it soon....moreless

  • Jetted Tub


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from 4 traveler reviews
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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $400
  • Taxes Not included


I require half the rental rate to book it. The balance and damges deposit are due 2 weeks prior to arrival.

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 10/05/2016
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1.4 Miles
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Hwy 133

Car: Necessary


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Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Bunk beds in Bedroom #3.

    Bunk beds in Bedroom #3.

  • "Bunk room"

    "Bunk room"

  • Famous "swing bed".  Comfy queen sofa suspended from ceiling.  Or "pirate ship"?

    Famous "swing bed". Comfy queen sofa suspended from ceiling. Or "pirate ship"?

  • Bedroom #3.  King bed and bunk

    Bedroom #3. King bed and bunk

  • Downstairs living area with pool table and foosball. Sleeper sofa.

    Downstairs living area with pool table and foosball. Sleeper sofa.

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This listing was first published here in 2008.

Date last modified - Monday, October 17, 2016

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Large, Magical Mountain Lake Cabin on Lake Keowee

Sunset, SC, USA #163859

3 BR  3.5 BA  Sleeps 14

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