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Luxury Lakefront 5 Bedroom, 4 Bath+ (2)1/2 Bath - Lake Nottely w/ Boat available

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms, 4.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 15)

“Nottely Escape” is anything but your typical cabin. Just completed in 2011, our 5 Bedroom, 4 bath (plus 2 ½ baths) is prime lakefront property on Lake Nottely with views overlooking the lake and the highest mountains in Northern Georgia. Our home sits about half way between Blue Ridge and Blairsville in an area that is known for the wide variety of activities and ease of access.

Lake Nottely is one of the most beautiful and larger lakes in Georgia known for fishing and incredible boating with two thirds of the surrounding lakefront owned by the US Forrest service. It seems that very few people have heard about this TVA lake (and we want to keep it a secret :)). It is almost a private lake any time of the year!

While feeling incredibly peaceful and secluded, our home is incredibly easy to access – just 90 miles north of Atlanta and all highway driving. But with all the feelings of seclusion, you are only about 10 minutes to a super WalMart and very close to some of the most charming towns in the Southeast including Blue Ridge, Blairsville, Murphy, Young Harris. You will find endless opportunities from the lake to the mountains enjoying everything the Georgia mountain area has to offer.

While back at the home, enjoy the comfort of our modern surroundings and everything our home offers from our in-home entertainment to our hot tub overlooking the lake. Keep fit in our home gym with mountain views and relax by the fireplaces (we have 4) while enjoying our new 3D Satellite TV’s our even relax in the master Jacuzzi or steam shower in our “Suite 3”.

This home is perfect for family getaways and large enough to accommodate multiple families.

We built the dream home that one day will be our permanent home, but in the meantime, we hope that you and your guests will enjoy our home and everything the area has to offer as much as we do.


1. Master Bedroom.... King Bed

2. Suite 2................ King Bed

3. Suite 3................ Two Queen Beds

4. Suite 4 ............... Two Queen Beds

5. Bonus Room.......... 3 Full size beds, 3 Twin Beds

Bedroom characteristics:

1. Master ........ Fireplace, Huge bathroom, Sitting room, coffee bar, huge walk-in closets

2. Suite 2 ........ Sitting area with view of lake and mtns, french door to patio, huge walk-in closets, huge bathroom.

3. Suite 3 ........ Private patio through french doors, steamshower, walkin closets, gorgeous woodwork.

4. Suite 4 ........ Steamshower, walkin closets, gorgeous woodwork.

5. Bonus Rm ..... 35 feet long, ideal for children or groups, huge bathroom, walk-in closet, views, TV, gameroom.

Home gym overlooking lake and mountains, gentle slope down to the dock, completely private cove -- perfect for swimming (impossible for boats to endanger swimmers).

Our lower level is completely above ground. It is not a basement, but truly a lower level with 10 foot ceilings and the many architectural elements that you will expect in a luxury home like this.

Keywords: Lakefront, Luxury, Mountain View, Georgia, Mountains, Mountain, Nottely, Cabin, Dock, Hot Tub, 5 Bedroom, House, View, Views, Retreat, Huge, Georgia Mountains, Pontoon Boat

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Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
January 16, 2017

About The Owner

Ken and Diane Schultz currently live in South Florida and have fallen in love with the Georgia Mountain area. With 3 children we built out dream home a few years early that we hope others will enjoy. We are both involved with large law firm automation which keeps both of us occupied and on the road much of the year.

The Owner purchased this house in 2011

Why The Owner chose Northeast Mountains

After shopping throughout the Southeast for lakefront property for over 20 years, we fell in love with Lake Nottely and the location between Blairsville and Blue Ridge. The beauty and privacy of the lake (two thirds of the surrounding property is US-Forrest owned) and the ease of access (all highway driving to and from Atlanta), make this the ideal location. We found what we felt was the perfect lot and we built our dream home. We just hope that others will enjoy the house, the location and all the area has to offer as much as we do.

What makes this house unique

When looking at the lake and mountain view from our home you get the feeling of being isolated and being 'one' with nature. The stars at night are so bright you feel that you can reach out and touch them. Yet all of this is just a few miles off the main road and just about 7 miles to the super Wal-Mart. Truly the best of both worlds! An incredibly easy to access location and as beautiful and peaceful as any place you will ever visit.


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Luxury Lakefront 5 Bedroom, 4 Bath+ (2)1/2 Bath - Lake Nottely w/ Boat available
average rating of 5.0 based on 65 reviews

Everything was perfect

  • 5 of 5

The house was spectacular. The views were amazing. Everything was perfect. It was a great experience for the kids and us adults too. We would definitely come back again. Thanks Ken and Diane.

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
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We picked this house for our annual golf trip.

  • 5 of 5

This was our eighth annual golf trip and have stayed in luxurious houses throughout the States. This years house knocked it out of the park! From the layout to the fine details, not an expense was spared. It was the perfect balance of being on vacation and feeling like home. Ken and Diane went out of their way to make our stay as comfortable as possible. Their local knowledge saved us time and made our vacation very enjoyable. The only downside to our stay was that the boat was unavailable due to low lake levels. Obviously that was out of anybody's control and we still had a wonderful time.

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Marietta, Ga


  • 5 of 5

This is the third year our book club has stayed at this wonderful home. We would highly recommend it.

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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Beautiful lake home.

  • 5 of 5

Just a wonderful home with all the bells and whistlers, can't think of anything else you would want to make your stay more enjoyable.

Ken and Diane are very easy to work with when making rental arrangements, and during your stay. Fishing was disappointing, but I think it was due to the hot summer conditions. Still no refection on the home itself.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Great week with family....

  • 5 of 5

This past week has been great with our family...we usually spend a week at the beach but chose the mountains this year to celebrate our 50th anniversary week. We had 12 people and the house at Lake Nottely was perfect for us....we enjoyed this beautiful home and the view was also beautiful.....would most definitely stay there again.....The owners Ken and Diane were very easy to work with and wanted to make our stay to be great.....would highly recommend the house and the surrounding area.....

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Madison, WI

The perfect escape

  • 5 of 5

I had the opportunity to visit this gorgeous home with my boyfriend the other week ago. What stood out to me the most besides the gorgeous property and architecture was the attention to detail that the owners put into the guest experience. Everything was thought of, from the kitchen supplies and the linens to the pool noodles. The fact that all the little details were accounted for made our visit truly relaxing. Be sure to take advantage of the pontoon boat and the fire pit! If you're in an adventurous mood, I would highly recommend Ocoee Rafting, Trackrock Stables, and Crane Creek Vineyards.

  • Submitted: May 23, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Nearest Airport
90 Miles
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Old Union Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Car: necessary

White Water Rafting, Boat Rental, Festivals, Bass Fishing, Trout Fishing, Jet Skiing, Off Road trails


Rates & Availability

Blairsville House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
May 2017
May 6 2017 - May 26 2017
7 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
May 27 2017 - Aug 26 2017
7 night minimum stay
Thanksgiving 2017
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 25 2017
7 night minimum stay
Christmas 2017
Dec 23 2017 - Dec 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Cleaning fee (est). $280
Tax Rate 12.0%

Rates are subject to change, please call. Please contact us separately about boat rental. Pontoon boat is available during "boating season" only and is owned and operated by "Nottely Escape Marine" exclusively for our guests.
Cleaning fee is a pass through item from our property management company. Quote is an estimate only and may be more depending on size of group and condition house is left after check-out.

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Blairsville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 6000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub , Master bath
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Suite 2 bathroom can double as a powder room during the day
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Suite 3/4 has a steam shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Bonus room bath has an oversized tub
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , Powder room on main level
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , Lake Bathroom
  • 4 full bathrooms and 3 half bathrooms
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master bedroom on main level
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Suite 2 on lower level
    Bedroom 3 - 2 queen , Suite 3 on lower level with private patio
    Bedroom 4 - 2 queen , Suite 4 on lower level
    Bedroom 5 - 3 double , 3 twin/ single , Bonus room on 3rd level
  • King size beds (1) 2 King Beds Total, Queen size Beds (1) 4 Queen Beds Total, Double Beds (1) Actually 3 full size in bonus room, Twin or Single Beds (1) 3 Twin beds in bonus room, Baby Cribs (1) Available upon request, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Each bed in bonus room has a trundle underneath it
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 8 garden chairs
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna ...
  • jetted tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

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