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Large Lakefront Cabin With Private Boat Dock And No Cleaning Fee

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,400 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Three Bedroom, Three Bath Cabin With Lake Views From Every Room. Sleeps 8.

Lake Escape is an incredible cabin on the shores of Lake Nottely, a huge mountain lake covering 4180 acres with 106 miles of shoreline. Enjoy the year-round lake view from the wall of windows or the expansive deck and porch areas. Take a short walk down the gentle slope to the water's edge to enjoy everything the lake has to offer. Take the cabin's three-person canoe out and explore the lake year-round. Tie up your own boat or bring a rental boat to Lake Escape's private boat dock, which is useable during the warm months (May through early September), when the water elevation is maintained at recreational levels. Enjoy the lounge chair seating and horseshoes by the fire ring at the water's edge. At night, jump in the outdoor hot tub with lake view, shoot a game of pool, or watch a Blu-ray movie in front of the fire. Lake Escape is only 25 minutes from the Harrah's Valley River Casino in Murphy, NC. The cabin is only 20 minutes from Blue Ridge and less than 15 minutes from Blairsville, in the heart of the area with North Georgia's highest mountain peaks. The range of nearby outdoor activities is almost unlimited. There is paved road access all the way to the cabin, including the driveway.

Lake Escape is a large cabin, with over 2400 sq. ft. of finished space, three bedrooms and three full bathrooms. It has a convertible ping pong/pool table, hot tub on the lower patio facing the lake, Pawley's Island hammock on the screened porch, two fireplaces, and two TVs. The spacious lodge-style interior sleeps up to eight. The main level has a fully equipped gourmet kitchen, great room, and dining area, all under a cathedral ceiling. The great room has a gas-log fireplace, DirecTV satellite and 43" high definition TV with over 100 channels, and a wall of windows with a great view of the lake. The kitchen has stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, and a breakfast bar/island. A large bedroom with queen bed, a full bathroom with tub/shower, and a laundry area with washer and dryer complete the main level. Exterior doors from that level lead to the covered porch with gas grill, the open deck, and the large screened porch with hammock and dining table. Up the stairs from the great room is the private master suite with a large bedroom with king bed and seating area, a walk-in closet, and a master bath with tub/shower. The cabin's lower level has a large game room with gas-log fireplace, DirecTV satellite high definition TV with over 100 channels, convertible ping pong/pool table, and queen sleeper sofa. There is a year-round lake view from the room, as well as from the patio with hot tub outside the French doors. The lower level also has a bedroom with twin beds and a third full bathroom with tub/shower.

The three-person canoe with lifejackets and paddles is provided for our guests year-round at no additional charge.

We provide everything for your stay except food and personal items.

If this cabin is not open for the dates you want, call for my website (678-429-8741) to see if any of my other cabins are open.

Lake Escape Amenities:

Six-person California Cooperage hot tub with waterfall and underwater LED lighting on the patio facing the lake

Year-round lake view from the great room/dining area, game room, screened porch, covered porch, patio, and open deck

Access to the lake down a gently sloping path from the cabin

Three-person canoe with lifejackets and paddles provided for our guests year-round at no additional charge

Boat dock (useable from May through early September, when the water level is high enough; dock is on dry land during the cold months)

Game room with convertible ping pong/pool table

Fully equipped kitchen with stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, dishwasher, icemaker, microwave, blender, and coffee maker

One 43" LED and one 32" LCD high definition TV with hi def programming, DirecTV, Blu-ray/DVD player, DVDs, books, and games

Free wireless, high-speed Internet

Pawley's Island hammock on the screened porch

Play horseshoes by the lake

Fully furnished, including linens, towels, and paper products

Two rock fireplaces with gas logs

Lodge-style interior decorated with upscale rustic furnishings

Berber carpet on the loft level and stairways for quiet footsteps

Central heat/air


Two telephones

Ceiling fans

Covered porch, open deck, and large screened porch on the main level and patio on the lower level

Paved parking area for several cars

No Pets

No Smoking inside the cabin or on the porches or decks

More Details

John Orr
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 18, 2017


Blairsville Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain View
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • There is a private bathroom with tub/shower in the master suite. The main and lower levels each have a full bathroom with tub/shower.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Game Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Lower Level Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
    Master Suite - 1 king
    Main Level Bedroom - 1 queen
  • Up the stairs from the great room is the private master suite with a large bedroom with king bed and seating area and a walk-in closet. On the main level, there is a large bedroom with a queen bed. The lower level has a bedroom with twin beds and a queen sleeper sofa in the game room.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


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average rating of 4.65 based on 20 reviews

Very Nice Home, just a few suggestions.

  • 3 of 5

The home is beautiful.Very spacious. Nice amount of land and area to explore. The dock was nice as well. The house itself was very clean. However, the items in the kitchen were very dirty. The utensils and pots/pans were pretty gross. There is also a very bad ant problem. The chairs on the deck need to be replaced, some of them are broken. There should also be an extra set of sheets and pillow cases, just in case something is dirty. There is a washer and dryer, but you would have to wait for both cycles. John was very easy to reach, via email, and he was prompt in his responses. With a few tweaks it would be perfect. Just my 2 cents.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spacious and comfortable

  • 4 of 5

It was very comfortable with alot of room to spread out. The owner communication was good. But there was an ant problem mainly in kitchen area and life jackets for canoe were quite dirty. Overall, a plesant stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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Great weekend in the mountains!

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was beautiful and perfect for a weekend getaway. John was very responsive with questions and everything was as expected once we arrived. We brought a boat and were able to take it out on the lake via the public ramp nearby. There is also a bait shop on the way up, where the owner there was very friendly. We were able to grill, enjoy the afternoon showers from the living room, shot pool...all around, a good weekend to catch up with old friends. We will probably try to book the cabin again. Thanks John!

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great cabin in need of a little love...

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time. Plenty of room. Great lake for swimming with kids. Lots of kitchen utensils and cooking resources. Beds a little hard and overall the cabin could use a facelift - outside needs staining on deck, grill is very old, some grime on microwave hood and hot tub water looked cloudy and kind of dirty so we didn't use it at all. All in all it was fun and would recommend for sure.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Hamilton, Georgia

Nature Lovers Paradise

  • 5 of 5

The cabin is perfect for travelers who love spending their days outdoors and their nights there too, actually! The boat dock and lake were perfect and the cabin was more spacious than the pictures can show. Our family loved it!

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Everything we needed

  • 4 of 5

Omg!!!!! The cabin had everything we needed plus a few added bonuses.Even more space than expected. Just checked out and we're already making plans to go back. We really enjoyed our stay.

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
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Nearest Airport
89 Miles
Chattanooga, TN
Nearest Barpub
18 Miles
Murphy, NC
Nearest Golf
14 Miles
Butternut Creek
Nearest Train
19 Miles
Blue Ridge Scenic Railway
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
GA Hwy 325
Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
Nearest Beach
16 Miles
Morganton Point Recreation Area

The area around Lake Escape cabin is an outdoor paradise, with waterfalls, world-class hiking and mountain biking trails, Olympic whitewater rafting, boating, fishing, swimming, and many more activities. Nearby Blue Ridge is the antiques shopping capital of Georgia. Harrah's Valley River Casino is only 25 minutes away.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Additional Guest Fee $10 per person per night
Damage Deposit $100

There is a three-night minimum on holiday weekends. We count children old enough to walk in the total party.
We will give a full refund for cancellation 14 or more days before the first rental day. Cancellation 7-13 days before the first rental day will forfeit the security deposit, but the rental fee will be refunded. Cancellation less than 7 days before the first rental day will forfeit 50% of the rental fee, but the security deposit will be refunded.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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