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Cozy Cottage Comfort on Lake Hartwell

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms + 2 Baths, (Sleeps 7)

Comfortable and charming decor, this cozy cottage is perfect for Clemson football games, family vacations, girl's weekend away and romantic getaways. Located in one of the best ski coves on Lake Hartwell, this property boasts a beautiful view of the lake from the covered porch, grassy and level access to the lake, and all the comforts of home. Don't miss this beautiful weather beside the lake.. Pontoon rentals are still through Harbor Light Marina!

Massive master bedroom is exquisite with king bed, cable tv, sofa seating, large glamour bath, with deck access and large view of the lake. Two smaller bedrooms are a 3 bed bunk room and full bedroom - Cottage sleeps a total of 7 in beds, and 8 if you count the pull out sofa in the living space.

Open floor plan with gourmet kitchen is perfect for visiting while preparing your vacation feasts. Entertaining is easy with lakeside dock, deck and covered porches with grill, hammock, rocking chairs, and firepit. Perfect for the lake enthusiast and available year round. Owner is a licensed broker for GA and SC and can be available to show lake property on Lake Hartwell or Lake Keowee. Clemson football weekends require special pricing.

Keywords: Cottage, lakefront, dock, clemson, hartwell, vacation, football, porch, lake house

More Details

Susan Bristow
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 20, 2018

About Susan Bristow

My husband and I are crazy about Lake Hartwell. We have found this to be a great place to spend quality time with our kids with few distractions. Boating is our passion, especially sunset pontoon cruises. (Owner is a licensed real estate broker for Georgia and South Carolina)

Susan Bristow purchased this cottage in 2006

Why Susan Bristow chose Fair Play

Originally from Atlanta, I was looking for a vacation home on the water that was convenient and less crowded that Lake Lanier. This location is near I-85 @ exit 4 and very convenient to Atlanta, Clemson, Seneca, Anderson, and downtown Greenville.

What makes this cottage unique

We have the complete package for a fun family vacation. This cottage is so cozy, you may never leave the porch. Bring your boat, some groceries, and the kids, and we'll provide the rest... OR leave the kids at home and plan a getaway for just the two of you....


Fair Play Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Max. adults: 7
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , This bathroom has a large walk-in shower
  • 2
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed
  • King size beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Bunk Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1) provided on request
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • water skiing
boat dock with public boat ramp at end of neighborhood, less than 20 minutes to Clemson...great rental for viewing fall leaves and bonfires lakeside.


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Cozy Cottage Comfort on Lake Hartwell
average rating of 4.952381 based on 21 reviews

Cozy clean cottage

  • 4 of 5

Susan was great to deal with, cottage was very cozy and clean. Would recommend.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place to retire

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a great time at your place. Clean comfortable and quiet. Lake was easy to access. Dock was perfect for the boat I rented. I would like to have a place like yours to retire on that lake. Thank you

  • Submitted: May 16, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
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Super cute and clean, had a relaxing time kicking back.

  • 5 of 5

Great location for a quiet and restful vacation. Rented a boat from Harbor Light Marina, only a 30 min boat ride to the dock that is available with the house. Well stocked kitchen, friendly and helpful owners. Definitely going back!

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Delightful cottage

  • 5 of 5

We had a very nice stay at this delightful cottage! It is larger than it appears and has a spacious back porch with a nice view of the lake. The master bedroom and bathroom are very large and nicely appointed. The bunk room is perfect for kids. The entire house is comfortable and well decorated. Thank you for sharing your beautiful cottage with us!

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The Amazing Cozy Cottage

  • 5 of 5

This is one of the few houses that look even better in person than in the pictures. This is truly the definition of lake cottage living. It has been meticulously restored and heavily updated. The master suite is magnificent. There is plenty of storage for a small cottage. The kitchen is great. The cottage deck, living area and master offer fantastic views of a wide cove on the lake. The yard is expansive and not cluttered offering plenty of play room and great views.

There is a nice boat ramp in a pretty park setting less than 1.5 miles from the cottage and the cottage has dock available.

The location is less than 2.5 miles from I-85, making just about anything in northwest GA and upstate SC accessible quickly.

On top of all this, Susan made us feel like we were old friends and offered us immense hospitality. I highly recommend this location and this owner. I would give it 6 stars if I could.

  • Submitted: May 19, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Will not be disappointed

  • 5 of 5

This cottage is adorable. We loved the master suite and the cute bunk room for the kids. My favorite spot was the covered porch with the hammock and fans to keep you cool. The walk to the lake is level and easy. Although it's just a platform dock we brought a canopy to keep on the dock and had plenty of room for chairs and tied up a boat and jet skis. The cove is busy but we were still able to swim off the dock just fine. The owner made great use of the space and it's very cozy and clean. You may feel far from things but it wasn't a bad drive to get to the grocery store maybe 13 minutes. We loved this cottage and would stay here again. The owner is super nice and more than willing to help you find what you need.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Interstate I85
Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
The Galley at Portman Marina


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Refundable Damage Deposit $300

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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