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Lovely Mountain Lakefront Vacation Home with Wonderful Views!

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 2 1/2 Baths, (Sleeps 8, 9 with trundle, 10 with sofa)

This is wonderful! I'm so glad we came! That's how you'll feel when you drive up to this fantastic, beautifully decorated mountain getaway on Lake Blue Ridge in the North Georgia Mountains.

Walk through the front door through the slate floor entrance, step inside the great room with vaulted pine ceilings and drop ceiling fans. Gaze around the large gathering room with Tennessee Fieldstone dry stacked fireplace, cozy seating, farm-style dining table and chairs for six to eight, game tables, and large fully-equipped kitchen with serving bar. Two wide sliding glass doors frame a breathtaking view of the lake. Step out on the generous Kentucky wrap-around deck, feel the mountain breezes, and drink in the expansive view of Lake Blue Ridge from this terrific vacation spot. Sip some iced tea while rocking on the porch or relaxing in the hammock. Enjoy mealtimes outside as well with seating for 12 or more.

Returning inside, the two downstairs bedrooms, one with king bed the other with two twin beds, have sliding doors accessing the expansive porch overlooking the lake. Both share a generous bathroom. Upstairs you will find the master suite with King bed and lots of floor space. The master bath boasts a generous Jacuzzi tub ample enough for two, two vanity sinks, shower, and private toilet behind louver doors. Just off the Master is a cozy bunk bed room with a trundle sleeping three. From the porch, a paved walkway takes you to the water's edge to the two-story dock with tie downs for boats and sun deck on the upside.


* Sleeps 9 in four bedrooms. Two king beds, two twins, two bunks with trundle, sleeps one in great room on the sofa.

* Two Bathrooms, master with Jacuzzi.

* Great Room with dry stack Tennessee Fieldstone fireplace, satellite TV, Foozball and mini-pool table, pine floors.

* Generous wrap-around porch with five rocking chairs and hammock, beautiful views of the lake.

* Large fully-equipped kitchen with dishwasher, microwave.

* Outdoor gas grill, porch dining tables seating up to 12.

* Outdoor hot tub

* Laundry room with extra capacity washer and dryer

* Central heat and air, ceiling fans in every room

* Two-story dock.

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Jan McKay
Member since: 2002
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 16, 2017

About Jan McKay

Hi there. Our names are Bill and Jan McKay from Dalton, GA. We have been married for 42 years and are parents of 3 grown children and one grandchild so far. Countless memories with friends and family have been made at our very special vacation home on the lake. Hope you will make some of your own at this wonderful place as well.

Jan McKay purchased this house in 1995

Why Jan McKay chose Northwest High Country

We bought this house while it was under construction. The layout was perfect with a massive porch and open interior great for entertaining lots of people. Loved the westward orentation and vast shoreline. We made an offer the first day we laid eyes on it!

What makes this house unique

The house has a relaxed feel. Many of the interior furnishings are hand made and one of a kind. I used a woodsy but fresh color palate and chose accents that would withstand design trends much unlike other lake homes I see.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Guests: Please take a moment to share comments about your stay.

We value your opinion!

Jan and Bill McKay
Oct 2004
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Morganton House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Absolutely no overnight guests exceeding 9 total.
  • bring your own flotation for swimming and boating
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View
  • Away From It All
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 2 bath, 1 powder room.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • King size beds (1) one king in the upstairs Master Bedroom, One king in a downstairs guest room., Twin or Single Beds (1) 2 twin beds and one trundle bed in upstairs guest room, 2 twin beds in downstairs guest room., Child Beds (1) pack-N-play, Baby Cribs (1) pack-N-play, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) This is much better than a pull out sofabed. Remove all pillows and you have a full size bed. VERY COMFORTABLE.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub ...
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Central Heat and Air, Fully Equipped Kitchen, Extra Capacity Washer & Dryer, Gas Grill, Wrap Around Porch with several Rockers, Sun Deck with Adirondack seating, Hammock, Porch Dining, Bed linens provided, BRING YOUR OWN TOWELS!


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Lovely Mountain Lakefront Vacation Home with Wonderful Views!
average rating of 4.976744 based on 44 reviews
Greensboro, NC

Guestbook Comment

  • 5 of 5

My family and I rented this gorgeous home for 5 days over the July 4th holiday and had one of the most memorable experiences we have ever had. The kids are still talking about the fun they had white water rafting on the Ocoee River, seeing the movie at the Swan Drive-In and the many fun hours spent in the hot-tub and on the dock jumping into the lake. The house accommodate all of our needs and the surroundings were so relaxing. We'll definitely be back for more R&R.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2007
  • Stayed: Jun 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
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Charming and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

We were not disappointed in the ambience, inside or outside. Lovely views, comfortable furnishings, and well-stocked kitchen. Instructions from the owner made everything easy. We did not spend time in Blue Ridge, except for dining. Harvest on Main and La Cucina Rustica were excellent! We would definitely chose this location again.

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very good location!

  • 5 of 5

Like the title states, the location on the lake is very good! You can see the sunset over the mountains from the back porch and you're in a cove with other homes that aren't too close. We met the neighbor to the left and he was very friendly. The house itself is well-stocked and decorated nicely, looks like the house had been renovated recently with some rustic touches and it makes the home very cozy. Some things I liked about it compared to other homes I've rented: Well-stocked, easy to get to from the main road and you don't need 4WD, home actually feels like a home and not another rental property , very clean throughout the entire home, easy access to local boat ramps. I would recommend this home to anybody looking for a lake vacation. Jan is very friendly and willing to help in any way possible! Thanks for a great place to stay for our vacation!

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A beautiful lake house on a beautiful lake!

  • 5 of 5

This was our 3rd year staying at this place. Once again we thoroughly enjoyed our week on

Blue Ridge Lake with our family. We love the house, the wonderful deck & easy access to the lake. We hope to be back next year.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Orlando, FL

AMAZING house and property!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

The house was beautiful, and fully stocked with everything you could possibly think of needing! Would definitely return again. Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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The home, location and owners are absolutely outstanding.

  • 5 of 5

From the second we walked in the lake house we felt at home. Everything we needed plus so much more was already in the home. This was are 5th home we have rented in blue ridge as we looked for a lake house to return to annually, we have found it. We didn't have the absolute best weather our week stay but the lake house made up for it. The only way somebody would be disappointed with this home is if it is not available to rent.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended

fishing & wildlife viewing, Pontoon Boat Rentals at Local Marina, Shopping & dining in Downtown Blue Ridge is a nostalgic experience, Lots of antique stores, art & gift shops, carriage rides on special weekends, train rides to nearby McCaysville & fun places to grab a bite or dine, Apple houses are nearby Fall is high season for apples.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning $125 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

Reservations taken for 2018 after January 1st. Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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