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Your Cozy Lake Front Cabin In The Desirable South Carolina Upstate

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedroom, 2 Full Bathroom Lakefront Cabin With Private Dock On Lake Chattooga

Waterfront Lake House with private dock on a gated and private community lake? Canoeing at sunset? Kayak in the morning? Wide mouth bass fishing? Hiking outside the front door? A spa and fireplace for your sunsets? Look no further!

Nestled in the foothills of the Southern Appalachian Mountains and Sumter National Forest, this is the sought after Southern Upstate! This updated and well-appointed cabin is just what you need to relax! Sit on the hammock, visit with your guests around the fire pit and roast marshmallows, enjoy our infrared grill and make fabulous meals in the fully-equipped kitchen and dine in the fully-screened and furnished wrap around patio. Here for romance? Light a fire and sit in the jacuzzi that is situated on the deck, overlooking the lake. Here with family? We have those darling bunk beds, movies, games and books, and the cabin is generally handicap friendly! The Upstate has dozens of waterfalls, and Oconee County boasts 18 waterfalls just in it's county alone! This charming, privately gated community, Lake Chattooga is not to be missed! Located just 40 minutes from Clemson, 35 minutes from Highlands, NC and 40 minutes from Cousins, NC and 40 minutes to the village of Clemson, Lake Chattooga and surrounding areas offer anything your heart desires. NOC outfitters are waiting for you 15 minutes away to take you white water rafting on the Chattooga River! Shopping, evening entertainment, highly rated restaurants, and dozens of outdoor activities in every direction day and night and all seasons. Hiking, canoeing, fishing, and kayaking are just outside the back door! Are you ready?? We have personally rented on internet sites and have learned that what you see is not always what you get. We include all linens, paper products and several condiments and kitchen necessities, saving you a lot of time and money! You have no time to shop for a rental, and we want you to have full transparency!

Just an FYI, We are NOT A GASOLINE MOTORIZED BOAT LAKE AND THERE ARE NO RENTALS NEARBY. Most of the lakes around us are small and private and not for gasoline-powered recreational use.

Thank you for taking a look at our home for your vacation!

More Details

Property Manager
Monique Wallace
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english, French and Spanish translation available
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 14, 2017

About Monique Wallace

This home was originally owned by Mark's parents for almost 20 years, and was sold when they decided to retire "in town". The home was then owned and enjoyed by the Hinkle family. As their kids grew older, they decided to sell the cabin back into the Wallace family. Mark and Monique Wallace purchased the home in March, 2015. The Wallace's are a Clemson Tiger family, and Monique's family (minus Monique and her two daughters) remain in California- to support the Medby family UCLA heritage and Monique's alma mater. Mark and Monique met in Indiana and lived briefly in the Chicago suburbs, as owners of Moveable Feast in Geneva, IL. Now back in Indianapolis and Minneapolis, and freezing most of the time, they decided to put down roots by buying the family cabin so the Southern boy and the California girl could make lots of new memories together with their children and grandchildren.

Monique Wallace purchased this cabin in 2015

Why Monique Wallace chose Mountain Rest

There are a lot of fabulous memories in the home, and the vibe here is warm, welcoming and nourishing. Our home is also a tremendous value, as it is an entire lake front home with private dock with all the amenities, a new 2nd bathroom (remodeled in January 2017) and every room updated with well appointed furnishings, for under $200 a night! We also include many kitchen and bath supplies (a value of at least $100!). Many celebrate birthdays, anniversaries and we have several bride's prepare for their weddings at Chattooga Belle Farms in our home. We also have hosted several international travelers. The lake house is a peaceful and comfortable place for your retreat. It is a place to create your own memories. We recognize this and would be honored to be your special home away from home.

What makes this cabin unique

We not only love this home because it is rich in Wallace family memories, (there may be a few carved out names on a small desk in the corner...) but because it is just the "right amount of far enough away". Every amenity you can think of surrounds the area, but at night the stars are bright and chirps and clicks and fire crackles and the faint sound of moving water and wind all around you is all you can hear. One of Mark's favorite thing to do is to go out to the middle of the lake at night and look at the brilliance of the Milky Way and we frequently dance on the dock! Be sure to enjoy this lasting memory for yourself!

Guestbook comments from the manager

Mr M, I take your complaints very personal and unbelievable! I was the guest that stayed before you got there. I am calling your complaints BS! My family of four stayed there for four nights. NEVER not once did we experience ANY smells or odors that were unpleasing or bothersome. The leaky tub Monique told us of and so it was expected. They are replacing it on their slow time of the year. With another tub and shower available, 4 adults had no problems with staying clean. The hot tub was great! If you had to scoop something out with your hands then that was by your choice since there is a skimmer in perfect condi tion on your right side in the corner. Mr. M, look at ALL the other comments and there is not ONE that states anything remotely close to what you are stating. This home is a cabin on the lake in the nature of woods. Its beautiful, clean, relaxing and calming just to be there. I agree with Monique which is wonderful, kind and always professional to deal with. I would not have refunded your money either since it seems that your situation seems to be the only one that states something about odor. I believe this was something personal that you and your wife experienced. With being the guests that was there BEFORE you, I will honestly and firmly stand by the awesome experience we had and have already scheduled another visit in November. I too have been a member of VRBO for years and I don't think I would take my hard earned money and spend more time at a home that I was not extremely happy with. Working in the medical field for over 20 years, I would highly suggest that you and y our wife be tested for allergies. Seems like you both have a very sensitive situation that can be helped with medication. In my opinion Mr. M, sounds like you were trying to get something for nothing but lets not judge! Good luck with your adventures. Hope you and your wife are feeling better.



Reviewer location

Ft Oglethorpe, Ga

Date of arrival

September 8, 2016
Sep 2016
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Amenities

Mountain Rest Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , REMODELED IN 2017
  • Large, completely updated master bath with lakefront windows, sunk in claw foot tub, and shower. Head out the door from the bathroom and the jacuzzi is nestled on the lakefront porch between the master bath and master bedroom, offering privacy and a beautiful view! Stunning 2nd bathroom completely remodeled in January, 2017!
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 bunk bed
  • Master bedroom queen size bed, TV with Direct TV, large lakefront windows, closet and drawers. Second bedroom queen bed, large lakefront windows and closet. Bunk room bunk beds only.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
The homeowners association does not allow jet ski's at any time, wake boats past 5pm, or trailers left overnight in common areas. The water is clean and amazing. Many guests use the lake instead of the shower for their daily clean-up! Soap not included :)

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
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Your Cozy Lake Front Cabin In The Desirable South Carolina Upstate
average rating of 4.7115383 based on 53 reviews
Darlington, SC
5

Perfect Get Away!

  • 5 of 5

We had a more than perfect Fall get away at Wallace house! The house was even more beautiful than the pictures. Extremely cozy & very clean & also well furnished & generously stocked. The quite gated community provided a safe environment for us to feel at peace. The lake front view was amazing from very angle. An easy walking path that led to a large dock for great fishing & swimming. The yard was very well taken care of & the house itself is in great condition. Kayak & canoes, a hammock, rocking chairs.... The accommodations were everything we hoped they would be & much more! Monique is very easy to work with & is very responsive. We would highly recommend anyone looking for the perfect tranquil getaway to rent the Wallace house!! Thank You Monique for providing the perfect get away for our family & dog!

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Carman for the thoughtful review! We agree! I am so glad you had such a wonderful time!-Monique
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Pawleys Island, South Carolina
5

Beautiful place

  • 5 of 5

Beautifully appointed and located cabin. Enjoyed our stay and spent some quality time exploring the surrounding area.

Only minor downside was a lack of water pressure. (And we didn’t catch any fish!)

Take advantage of this gem!

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Sandy! Thank you so much for your review! Sorry about the water pressure- well water is a bit fickle, especially if there are several water users at one time! Sorry you did not catch any fish! Darn! Come back anytime! Monique
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4

Very nice house on lake

  • 4 of 5

Pictures were how the house looks. We enjoyed the screened- in porch in the morning. Very quiet, saw very few neighbors during our trip. Would rent again if we visit Highlands, NC again

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Matt, Thank you so much for your review!!! So glad you had a great visit and celebration!!! Come back anytime! Monique
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5

A wonderful and relaxing vacation

  • 5 of 5

We rented this house for 2 weeks and had a very relaxing time. It felt like our own private lake since it is located in a small lake community and we didn't see many people. No gas powered motor boats are allowed on the lake so it was very quiet. The walk around the lake was very nice and our dog enjoyed it. We did several day trips from the house to Ashville, Greenville and to several state parks in Georgia. We also visited the state parks near the house. There is plenty of hiking, shopping and exploring to do near this home. We also used the fire pit that overlooks the lake as well as the kayaks and canoes provided by the homeowner. Monique responded very quickly to our questions. We really enjoyed our stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Linda, Thank you so much for the very kind review. We are so glad you made the most of the surrounding area as well! We hope you will come back to see us again and thank you for choosing our home for your vacation!-Monique
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Asheville, NC
5

We will be back!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful cabin! Nothing better than drinking coffee in the morning on the huge screened porch overlooking the lake..no sounds but the birds chirping. Kids fished from sun up to sun down...caught some big bass! Loved kayacking and canoeing! Just a great place overall!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Helen, We are so glad you had such a good time! The fishing is great for sure! You are welcome back any time and thanks for choosing our home for your vacation!!!-Monique
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Pigeon Forge, TN
5

Peaceful

  • 5 of 5

The house is exactly like the pictures. The area around the lake is private and so peaceful. They provide kayaks and at age 59 I had my first kayaking experience. I loved it. The lake is so clean and the neighbors so nice. You can walk the road around the lake for your daily walk. It is a gated community so no fear. There are also hiking trails and waterfalls close by.

Buy your food before you get there because you are not going to want to leave.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sue, thank you so much for the review and so glad you got to go kayaking! Hoping to add some paddle boards in the near future so you can put that on your list when you return! -Monique
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Map

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
US 123 North
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Mountain View Cafe
Car: recommended

2 bedrooms with queen size beds and smaller bedroom with a bunk bed. 2 full bathrooms; completely updated master is quite large with sunk in claw foot tub. 2nd bathroom remodeled in January, 2017! Sleeps 6 and there is a new full size blow up mattress for two more people. Dining table seats 8. Wrap around screened porch over looking lake is fully furnished and has a table for 4. Also, on the unscreened portion of the porch is a jacuzzi, that overlooks the lake! Fully equipped kitchen.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Housekeeper $160 + Tax
Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Trash Removal $15 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 10.0%

We charge extra for over 6 guests. Check in time is 4pm, check out time is 11am. If you need flexibility with this, please contact us prior to your arrival. We do our best to accommodate an overlap reservation for the lake house with a caretaker in between guest during the busy season. Additional cleaning fee for extended stays. We will notify you at the time of your reservation request.

Manager'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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