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Last updated: 12/01/2016
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  • Minimum stay:4-5 nights
  • Sleeps:7
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Dock Envy is where it begins.
New 2-level dock with spectacular views, deep clear water and no cluster of neighboring docks is just the start.
Casual Elegance is where it continues in this 3 BR, 3 BA (each located on their own level) nestled in a forest of protected trees bursting with life. Located 10 miles from the outlet mall, 30 mins to the Mall of Georgia and 1 hr from Atlanta is a perfect retreat for 6.
A fabulous screened cedar gazebo is ideal for mid-day game playing during thunderstorms, a quiet place to enjoy your favorite beverage and well suited for intimate evening dining. Or relax one the the many decks and decide if you are at a lake house, a mountain cabin or romantic tree house.
The open living/dining/kitchen rooms with fireplace also allow for those same serene views. It is well appointed with subtle lighting and includes Xfinity WiFi, a 55” Samsung Smart TV with Apple TV and Xbox 360. The kitchen is fully equipped - including spices, rubs and condiments - and the dining table can be expanded for 8+. New refrigerator and granite counter tops added in 2016.
All bedrooms are nicely sized (especially the master) and include cable TV.
Please be aware that this is on a hill and that there are approx 15 steps at the end of the pathway to access the dock – that’s why we have deep water. There is room to moor your boat on either side of the 26' dock. There are boat rental options close by and numerous launching options.




Owner

Member since: 2014

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 12/01/2016

Property Type

  • House
  • 2300 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking allowed on porches and Gazebo please. ...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    One small pet only....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    There are 4 steps that will get you into the house. There is a bedroom and bath on the main living level. ...moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 6-7

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • All bedrooms are nicely sized and equipped with TV's. No tiny closet converted to make a bedroom. Each on their own level including one on the main living level for those that are "stair challenged". Lower level BR has separate living area and direct access to large deck....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Tons of boxed games and XBox games...moreless

  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Comcast Xfinity...moreless

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Marina
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View
  • Lakefront:

    On a point at the beginning of a quiet cove ...moreless

  • Water View
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Dining Room Table has expansion capability for up to 8. Large round fold-up table can be used on porches. Gazebo table can sit 8 as well....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Please replenish any used firewood....moreless

  • Garage:

    Not available for guest parking. ...moreless

  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Wireless Comcast Xfinity....moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Keurig and Drip coffee makers and an electric tea kettle....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Ample supply of pots, pans, utensils, bake ware, mixing bowls dishes, flatware, glasses and wine/martini glasses. We love to cook and entertain! Including butter ramekins for those king crab legs....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Food processor, Blender, Hand mixer, Electric Frying p...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Pantry items available for all guest. Wide variety of spices and dry rubs. ...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Two full refrigerators with ice makers and a smaller dorm-room sized just off the kitchen which is great for storing wine, beer, water and sodas....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster:

    toaster oven....moreless

Outside

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Screened 18' octagon shaped gazebo. Great place to experience afternoon thunderstorms or a quite place to get away. Beautiful vaulted Cedar plank ceiling....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Herb garden available for all guest to use. ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Nice large gas grill that has a searing station. Reserve gas tank also provided. ...moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Off Season
Jan 6 - Mar 31, 2017
4 night min stay
$200
Memorial Day
May 21 - Jun 2, 2017
5 night min stay
$275
Labor Day
Jun 25 - Jul 7, 2017
5 night min stay
$275
Labor Day
Aug 28 - Sep 8, 2017
5 night min stay
$275
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$250

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $75
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Cleaning $125

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2001

About the owner: This home is co-owned by two friends from Atlanta -one a lawyer, the other a software specialist. My father first purchased a lake lot at Lake Wateree in South Carolina when I was 6 where as a family, we all pitched in built a cabin. Numerous family reunions were held, more fish frys and catfish stews than I can remember but mostly, a gathering and social place. Now, many years later, my brother and sister each have their own lake homes so it really is in our blood.

Why the Owner Chose Gainesville, GA, USA:
When looking for a lake home, I wanted the feeling of being away from the city and was wanting a mountain cabin feeling. When I first walked into this house, I immediately knew this was it.... the soaring floor to ceiling windows, hard wood flooring, multi-levels, fabulous fireplace, deep water, low maintenance... it just called out to me. I have spent these years making this a destination that my friends and family would want to do again and again.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Most important is that it is only a one hour drive to Atlanta and all it has to offer. Sandwiched between Gainesville and Cumming, it is 10 mins from the outlet mall and 30 mins from the Mall of Georgia and close to all the north Georgia fall festivals.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 12/01/2016

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Photos

  • Lake facing view with two decks

    Lake facing view with two decks

  • How private can you get... Deep water too..  approx 35-40 ft deep at end of dock

    How private can you get... Deep water too.. approx 35-40 ft deep at end of dock

  • View of Taylor Creek just off the Chestatee - a skiers and fisherman's paradise.

    View of Taylor Creek just off the Chestatee - a skiers and fisherman's paradise.

  • 1st level deck with fire pit and picnic table - Watermelon anyone?

    1st level deck with fire pit and picnic table - Watermelon anyone?

  • New Stainless Steel Appliances.

    New Stainless Steel Appliances.

  • Den with dual reclining sofa, dining in background.  Note the soaring windows.

    Den with dual reclining sofa, dining in background. Note the soaring windows.

  • View from 3rd level balcony

    View from 3rd level balcony

  • Mater Bath with walk- in shower, dual sinks and jetted tub.

    Mater Bath with walk- in shower, dual sinks and jetted tub.

  • Full bath on main level

    Full bath on main level

  • Private Bath with walk in shower on 1st level

    Private Bath with walk in shower on 1st level

  • Gazebo Sitting area

    Gazebo Sitting area

  • Fall view of the path leading to dock

    Fall view of the path leading to dock

  • 2 story party dock with gate on top.  Easy climbing stairs to exit water.

    2 story party dock with gate on top. Easy climbing stairs to exit water.

  • Party deck - Sun or shade!   Notice the absence of neighboring docks.

    Party deck - Sun or shade! Notice the absence of neighboring docks.

  • Front deck off main living room.

    Front deck off main living room.

  • Kitchen with new granite counter tops and adjacent Martini/Wine Bar.

    Kitchen with new granite counter tops and adjacent Martini/Wine Bar.

  • Dining Table.  (has leaf extensions)

    Dining Table. (has leaf extensions)

  • TV and fireplace

    TV and fireplace

  • Master Bedroom with King Bed and foam mattress and private bath.

    Master Bedroom with King Bed and foam mattress and private bath.

  • Main level Bedroom - Queen

    Main level Bedroom - Queen

  • 1st Level bedroom - queen and bath

    1st Level bedroom - queen and bath

  • Bonus sitting room on 1st level bedroom.

    Bonus sitting room on 1st level bedroom.

  • Screened Gazebo Dining area

    Screened Gazebo Dining area

  • Fall view from  dock path to house.

    Fall view from dock path to house.

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Saturday, December 03, 2016

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