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lake Nantahala Lakeside Lodge in Gated Community

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths2
Space 4,000 sq ft
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

Chalet, 5 Bedrooms + Den, 3.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 10-12)

Our newest vacation rental is located on Lake Nantahala, and features two spacious master suites with its own romantic fireplace. With four bedrooms and 3 1/2 baths, the Lakeside Lodge will feature amenities identical to those of our other rental properties, and will sleep 10 to 12..

Enjoy the breathtaking view of Lake Nantahala from the wraparound deck, or enjoy a roaring fire in front of the fireplace. Lakeside lodge is furnished with a luxurious rustic decor that will make you feel like never returning to the stress of city life.

Bring your boat! Enjoy boating, swimming, and fishing!

Keywords: Chalet

More Details

Greg or Donna
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english, spanish, limited amount of spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 17, 2018

What makes this lodge unique

5 Bedrooms and Directly on the lake in a gated community


Topton Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
  • 3baths and two half baths
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • King size beds (2) There is 2 master bedrooms, Queen size Beds (3), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Murphy Beds (1) trundle bed
  • Air Hockey
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Music Library ...
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • churches
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing


Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(11 traveler reviews)

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lake Nantahala Lakeside Lodge in Gated Community
average rating of 4.5454545 based on 11 reviews
Cincinnati, OH

Nice Home

  • 4 of 5

Great place to go if you want to get away from it all. Rafting, fishing, boating, hiking all all here for you. The home is LARGE with plenty of space.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy that you and your family enjoyed our lakeside lodge and hope to see you back again next year.
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Beautiful, spacious, comfortable cabin for family

  • 4 of 5

Our family had an amazing week at the lodge! The cabin was very spacious and clean with plenty of room for everyone to spread out. The beds were very comfortable, towels fluffy and kitchen well-stocked. There was not anything that we needed that was not available. We grilled several nights and appreciated the nice gas grill on the deck. We loved the large dining table for family meals together.

The view of the lake is stunning. The hot tub was incredibly relaxing and we used it daily. The movie room with recliners was an incredible bonus - made for a super fun family movie night. The downstairs game room would be great for families with older kids - we just never got around to using it much. We rented a boat for the week and would highly recommend it. Our only issue with the cabin was the dock was in the shade for a good bit of the day. Therefore we took the boat out and anchored it in various spots around the lake for fun in the sun as well as tubing. There are several rope swings around the lake that our older son adored but it was amazing that this house had its own rope swing by the dock that was perfect for our 6 year old daughter. She got to feel like a "big girl" because she could rope swing too. Be aware that there are over 100 steps to get from the dock up to the main part of the house. It was great exercise and not a problem for anyone in our group, but would not likely work for anyone with limited mobility. There is one small stretch toward the bottom where there are no steps and it could be slippery and difficult to navigate - it would be helpful if steps could be added in this one area. The shady dock and steps were the only reasons the rating is a 4 versus 5. Overall we were thrilled with the house - it was beautifully furnished with all the comforts. Donna was very easy to work with and we had no problems or issues during our stay. We would highly recommend it!

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are glad you enjoyed staying at the Lakeside Lodge and felt comfortable with all it has to offer inside and out. We hope you and your family will come back soon for another wonderful vacation. Thank -you, Greg Coxon, Donna Pittman
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Beautiful Big Home on a pristine Mtn Lake

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The house is big and well laid out and even though we had the capacity of people we weren't bumping into one another. It was very quiet and peaceful there. Their are a lot of steps both inside the house and down to the lake but you are there for a relaxing time so no need to be in a hurry. We were all glad that we stayed there.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the nice review you gave us. We appreciate the time you took to write it. We are glad you enjoyed staying at the Lakeside Lodge. We hope you will come back again soon for another great vacation! Thank -you, Greg Coxon, Donna Pittman
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Great home with plenty of room. Great view overlooking the lake.

  • 4 of 5

This was our first annual immediate family reunion. The house was beautiful with wood decor and a great view of the lake. It was roomy and slept 12 comfortably and is pet friendly! The only comment I would have is that the access to the dock needs work - you had to walk across a loose 2x6 to get from the steps the the dock.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Jeff for your nice review about our Lakeside Lodge. We try to make the Homes as comfortable and homey as possible. Hope to see you back soon.
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Wonderful cabin for a week getaway!

  • 5 of 5

This cabin is incredible both in size and design. The pictures do not do the cabin justice at all! It was much bigger and nicer than we could have expected. My husband and I stayed in this cabin for a week prior to our destination wedding. We stayed with some of our bridal party as well and the cabin was extremely spacious and accommodating for all of us. The floorplan is open and the decorations were very homey. We all had plenty of room for our personal belongings as well as the decorations for the wedding.

The view from the cabin is amazing as well. We were able to swim in the lake from our own personal dock and then go in the Jacuzzi afterwards. It was in a great location right near our wedding venue and close enough to the local hikes, tubing, and white water rafting center. It was amazing how it was remote enough to feel at home and away from the busy life back! We had an amazing time and would love to come back to this place again!

Donna was extremely helpful as well. She was quick at communicating about questions we had and even shipped our belongings back that one of our bridal party forgot. The owners made the process easy for us coming out of state and made it a great week!

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the very nice review you gave us. We appreciate you taking the time to write it. We are glad you enjoyed everything about the Lakeside Lodge and all the fun things you can do in that area, as we want it to feel as comfortable as possible when you are away from home. We would love to see you come back again soon! Thank -you, Greg Coxon Donna Pittman
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Get Off the Grid!

  • 4 of 5

Lakeside Lodge was great. The property is huge and has plenty of room for everyone to have their own space. A few updated pictures would be beneficial to this listing- the dock and hot tub are not as picture BUT the game room (pool, foosball, and theater room) were much bigger than we expected!

The two master suites and the theater area (with a huge selection of movies!) were awesome extras. Our group (7 adults) enjoyed the hot tub and the fire pit area. Note: there is no gazebo bar or covering on the hot tub as pictured in this listing, it is just the hot tub. The house was clean and had a well-stocked (pots, pans, tupperware, etc.) kitchen. Plenty of extra blankets, pillows, etc. There are several wonderful deck spaces- we ate outside most nights- and the propane grill was in good shape.

The views are simply stunning of Lake Nantahala but there are lots of stairs! Once you go down to the dock/lake area you won't want to have make a trip up them for quite a while. Also (as of Sept 2015), the dock is not as pictured in this listing. It is at quite a slant and is not particularly comfortable for laying or lounging on. You would not be able to sit in chairs on it. There is a small dirt/sand beach you could sit on. Our group attributed some of this to a low lake level but not all of it, the dock could certainly use some work.

You are off the grid. You will lose cell service 15-20 minutes before getting to the house (so don't plan on using a hotspot to get internet) and the internet available was dial up which obviously won't work with tablets or phones. This was well communicated by the owners prior to arrival but it really is off the grid!

Donna was very easy to work with and provided all of the information for our weekend in a timely manner and quickly answered questions, etc. Our group would recommend Lakeside Lodge and we hope to return again!

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your very nice comments about the Lakeside Lodge in Nantahala you stayed at recently. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay at the Lodge and in Nantahala which is a beautiful area and has lots of activities to do. We look forward to you coming back soon!
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Nearest Airport
90 Miles
Nearest Train
25 Miles
Bryson city
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
lakes end
Nearest Ski
50 Miles


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $250
Refundable damage deposit $475

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 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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