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Lovely Mountain Lakefront Vacation Home with Wonderful Views!

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 2,500 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 6 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:
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Calendar last updated:
April 19, 2018

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 Morganton

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
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • 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
  • wheelchair accessible ...
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 4.94 based on 51 reviews

Our family has been here twice, and it is just an amazing time together each time!

  • 5 of 5

Sunrise to sunset, this house is designed and set in such away to display the beauty of her surroundings. From the youngest (6) to the oldest (65), we totally enjoyed ourselves!!

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: This is always great to know. So glad our house was the setting for making a memorable getaway with your family! Looking forward to having you for a 3rd stay and maybe more!
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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: June 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
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Mableton, GA

Lovely and Cozy Stay Over New Year’s Eve Weekend

  • 5 of 5

Thank you a wonderful stay at your lakefront home. Due to the frigid weather, we did not get to enjoy the beautiful wrap around porch or the outdoor fire pit but we did enjoy the indoor fireplace and cooked many meals in your well appointed kitchen. We also enjoyed all of the games and jigsaw puzzles. The beds were very comfortable and we appreciated the extra blankets. We would definitely like to return again in the summer!

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed the house! Summer is the very best time to enjoy the lake and the breezy porches! Hope to have you back again.
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Lilburn, GA

Very cozy home

  • 4 of 5

We overall enjoyed this property very much. It is well decorated, cozy, and has a mountain cabin feel. The four bedrooms were very cozy and accommodated well our family of 7. The two bathrooms were clean and spacious and the half bath was good for the guests. The kitchen was extremely well stocked. We were unable to enjoy the lake, but can tell in the summer that it would be wonderful. Wifi is a bit spotty, but that allows more family time!

  • Submitted: Dec 28, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic Family Thanksgiving

  • 5 of 5

Jan's lake home was the perfect setting for our family's Thanksgiving. We loved the fully featured kitchen. It made for easy and fun holiday meal prep. With the mild weather, we made full use of the outdoor porch during the day and the fire pit at night. Nearby Blue Ridge provided a fun place to eat and shop when we wanted to leave the lake. Clean, modern and spacious, the home is just as advertised on the website. We would love to return one day and can't recommend Jan's house highly enough.

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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It’s a wonderful lake house and has great character

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time attending a wedding up at Spyglass. This house was a perfect location for our group as it was local to everything we needed. The house is fantastic and very comfortable and we would love to come back in the spring or summer.

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2017
  • Stayed: October 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.




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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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