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Escape to Nature's Lakeside Retreat-True Mountain Elegance!

Bedrooms 6
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
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About the property

Lakeside Lodge, 6 Queen Suites, 6 Full Baths, 2 Half Baths (Sleeps 12)

Catatoga has been recognized by Pinnacle Living magazine as one of the most beautifully picturesque communities in the Southern Highland Mountains of North Carolina.

A private gated community in Lake Toxaway, North Carolina, Catatoga offers Members and Guests access to the Catatoga swim and tennis facilities, Lake Catatoga, Catatoga Falls and Indian Creek Falls—some of the most stunning and pristine waterways to be found. Surrounded by soaring mountain peaks, our 12 acre Lake Catatoga provides a magnificent backdrop for numerous recreational activities. For those seeking a peaceful and scenic relaxing mountain retreat, you will find plenty to savor in this breathtaking community.

Catatoga is known throughout the Western North Carolina's as one of the best fly-fishing retreats located in a private, gated community with Indian Creek flowing through the heart of the property which is one of the best streams for 'Trophy Trout'. Catatoga is an upscale, rustic, but unfussy mountain resort in the Lake Toxaway area is minutes from Cashiers, Brevard and Highlands. It is surrounded by Gorges State park and miles of some of the best trout fishing in the USA.

The 5,000 square feet, rustic sophistication of our six bedroom home on Lake Catatoga accommodates: six private Queen Bedroom suites, two bedrooms per level, each adorned with private master bathrooms, lake views and some with private balconies. Each bedroom is exquisitely decorated with a unique mountain theme, inviting and elegant with a TV, DVD player and in room safe.

The Lodge also boasts a spacious living room with 22 ft. ceilings, two wood burning natural stacked stone fireplaces and balconies overlooking the pristine lake, as well as a full professional kitchen, library, lake side patio with built in charcoal grill and fire pit with an adjacent canoe dock.

The Clubhouse features outdoor fireplace and balcony, game room, fitness center, two saunas and an Olympic size swimming pool with cascading waterfalls. Just a few steps away are four Har-Tru tennis courts. Enjoy an afternoon beverage on the surrounding deck or an evening by the outdoor fireplace. You are welcome to bring your own beverages and enjoy the ambience, but the bar and dining are not open for service. The facility is used for private events and catering upon request.

For onsite fishing, tennis, serenity, entertaining friends, or adventurous hiking trails, come explore your dreams here at Catatoga. There is nothing you can compare it to. Come and Enjoy!


Guests of Catatoga are extended access to all Catatoga Amenities:

4 Har-Tru Tennis Courts

Game Room

Wet Sauna

Dry Sauna

Olympic Size Swimming Pool

Hot Tub

Fitness Facilities

20-Acre Lake

5 Nature Trails

2-Mile Long Trophy Trout Stream

Canoes and Kayaks (life vests are also available)

*Note* Pool is open Memorial Day through Labor Day.

More Details

Property Manager
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
January 18, 2017

What makes this house unique

Only 15 minutes to Brevard or Cashiers and 25 minutes to Highlands NC. Only 1 hour from Ashville. 400 acres of private property with hiking trails, Lake and trout streams. On site manager to help with any of your request. Enjoying quiet, fresh air mornings and beautiful evenings on the large decks overlooking the lake. A true retreat.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Thank you for such a spectacular stay at Catatoga, The Lodge has taken our breath away ~ what a perfect weekend getaway! We look forward to coming back in a few months and hopefully celebrating our wedding next fall. Keep up the incredible work! We especially loved the hundreds of dragonflys!

Thank you!
Jul 2008
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Exceptional! 5/5 -
(10 traveler reviews)

Escape to Nature's Lakeside Retreat-True Mountain Elegance!
average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews
Greensboro, NC

The Catatoga Lodge, a large three story home perfect for our large multigenerational family

  • 5 of 5

We were fortunate to be able to stay at the Lodge for a week in mid-July, 2016. It was everything we had hoped it would be and more. It is a beautiful home and very well constructed. The six bedrooms and six bathrooms worked out very well for our three-generational family vacation.

We loved the great room which was large enough to support many different activities such as reading, working puzzles, playing card games etc.

The downstairs porch was where the adults would gather in the early mornings to look out at the pond and visit while the youngsters were asleep. The kitchen is large and very functional. We also made use of the extra refrigerator in the back hallway. During the day we enjoyed canoeing, playing tennis on the four very well-kept soft courts and swimming in the beautiful swimming pool next to the clubhouse. We also took advantage of the many walking paths, especially the one leading to the waterfall.

All in all it was a lovely week and we hope to return again in the future.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Absolutely gorgeous!

  • 5 of 5

The house was so lovely and very comfortable . There was plenty of space for everyone and the fire places were so great. The kitchen was well appointed and everything one might need was there. The surrounding property is fantastic, great trails and so private. The only suggestion I have is that the house is dark at night and there needs to be a little better lighting in the main living area and beside the beds. Our group of siblings would definitely stay there again because we were lucky enough to hit the peak of the leaf season, which was our intention. Wonderful property!!

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
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Charlotte, NC

Wonderful Private Family Vacation for All Ages

  • 5 of 5

We spent a wonderful weekend with our extended family at Lake Lodge on Lake Catatoga. The home is beautiful and inviting with large rooms, bathrooms and living areas. The setting on Lake Catatoga is ideal for families. We enjoyed the upper porches for morning coffee, the lower dock for drinks and smores and spent endless hours on the lake. The lake is a nice, manageable size for families. From our 6 year olds to our teenagers, all were able to enjoy the lake activities. The boathouse (just down from the house) provides wonderful canoes and kayaks and our teenagers spent hours fishing around the lake with great success. We rented paddle boards from White Squirrel Paddle Boards (delivery included) and the adults down to our six year olds enjoyed paddle boarding around the lake. The kids also had a blast jumping off the dock while the grandparents/parents lounged on the dock. The clubhouse was a fun change of scenery with a beautiful pool, hot tub, weight room and pool table and games. We also enjoyed a nice family hike to the nearby waterfall and a morning of golf at Sapphire. With lots of water activity in a quiet, private setting, this was the ideal spot to spend a weekend catching up with family.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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North Carolina

Perfect Family Mountain home

  • 5 of 5

We take a family trip each year & this was our first time in the mountains of NC. The lodge has a perfect layout for a large group. Our granddaughter loved having her own lounge area off her bedroom. Everything you could think of is provided. The clubhouse & recreation area is fantastic. We would definitely come again.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
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Catatoga Lodge

  • 5 of 5

Exceeded our high expectations. 5 couples with room to spare. The house was excellent, development very nice, etc. We will be going back to Camp Catatoga soon.

  • Submitted: May 27, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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United States

Annual Family Trip

  • 5 of 5

Words cannot describe how beautiful this house is; not just location but the interior. We found the lodge to be inviting and actually felt like home. It is hard to find a place to accommodate all of us now and the lodge was perfect. We hope to return again. I highly recommend this for families and groups. All you need to take is food and clothing; the rest is provided.

  • Submitted: Nov 4, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
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Car: recommended

4 Private tennis courts, Sapphire Golf course, 20 acre stocked fishing lake, 2.5 mile trout stream, miles of hiking trails.


Rates & Availability

Lake Toxaway House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Standard Rate
Jan 4 2017 - May 23 2017
3 night minimum stay
Memorial Day
May 24 2017 - May 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
May 31 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
July 4th
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jul 9 2017 - Aug 15 2017
7 night minimum stay
Labor Day
Aug 16 2017 - Sep 6 2017
3 night minimum stay
Sep 10 2017 - Nov 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 26 2017
5 night minimum stay
Nov 27 2017 - Dec 22 2017
3 night minimum stay
Dec 23 2017 - Dec 30 2017
5 night minimum stay
New Year's
Dec 31 2017 - Jan 4 2018
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Protection $45 + Tax
Pet Fee $150
Cleaning Fee $225 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.75%

Pets are allowed - $150 Pet Fee
No refunds once a payment has been made

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Lake Toxaway House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain View
  • Water View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
    Bathroom 6 -
  • 6 Queen Suites
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , The Fern Room
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , The Owl Room
    Bedroom 6 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • King size bed (1) Queen size Beds (5)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Sauna
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • jetted tub
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis

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