Waterside Cottage, Come Enjoy the Mountain Country Christmas Festival of Lights
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- Minimum stay:2-7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
The Mountain Country Christmas festival of lights at the Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds is only 5 minutes from Waterside Cottage and runs through December. Please check Towns County events calender for specific times and days.
For availability at Waterside Cottage, please check your dates, the calendar is current. Or, get a detailed price for your dates by clicking to the right. Rates listed are the "best rate" available for this 3 bedroom 2 bath lakehouse. Discounts considered on longer stays. Please read description below to answer all your questions about Waterside Cottage. If you do not find the answer here, please email or call the owner.
Not a cabin, not a castle...a lakeside cottage, casually elegant, comfortable and affordable.
Lovely views of the mountains and the lake. Close to town, Waterside Cottage is a retreat for small families, seniors, and couples.
Light and clean with all the comforts of home make this the right choice for your holiday plans. Surrounded by the lake and mountains, the home faces Lake Chatuge, known for it's clean waters, great for swimming, boating, fishing and water sports. The town of Hiawassee, with its lake and mountain views is often referred to as "The Enchanted Valley".
Hiking trails, waterfalls, parks, antique malls, boutiques, golf, fine and casual dining and so much more is conveniently close. Waterside Cottage is not a party home, and is not suitable for large groups or party people. Rather, it is a centrally located, affordable, comfortable cottage. Within walking distance to the town of Hiawassee, in a lakeside neighborhood, with no steep mountain roads, it is located on a paved road with gentle terrain. It is not remote and there are neighbors close by. It is approximately one mile to HWY 76 a main road that takes you to the entire surrounding area, towns such as Clayton, Helen, Blue Ridge, Hayesville, and Franklin, all about a 30 minute drive. Take a trip over the great smoky mountains and visit Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Asheville or Chattanooga, all about a 2 1/2 hour drive.
There is not a boat dock associated with Waterside but there's room to park a boat and a launching area close by.
Lake access is out the front gate and across the quiet road where there is a park like setting. The water front is a gradual slope where you can wade out or stay close to shore. Or stretch out on the Adirondack chairs and watch the the boats go by.
There are marinas nearby to rent boats, or bring your own.
Watch the sunset over the lake and roast marshmallows around the firepit while the kids catch fireflies.
Walk or bike to the town of Hiawassee (or take the 3 min drive), where you will find fine restaurants and fast food, upscale shops and old fashioned general stores. There is 'Music on the Square' every Saturday summer night, and a farmers market to buy local produce and crafts.
Just a 5 minute drive away Georgia Mountain fairgrounds and Music Hall where there are festivals and concerts all year long.
You can catch a movie, play golf or visit the spa at Brasstown Valley Resort.
Visit the nearby towns. Blue Ridge where you can ride the train though the mountains, or the Bavarian town of Helen where you can tube down the river or enjoy the longest Oktoberfest in the US, take a zip-line in Sautee, or Blairsville. Visit Brasstown Bald, Georgia's highest mountain where the views will take your breath away. Hike the Appalachian trail, there is an entrance just a few miles away.
Christmas at Waterside can be so beautiful. We have enjoyed several white Christmasses. Our family loves to visit the nearby town of Helen, a Bavarian village all decorated for the holidays.
The Master bedroom, upstairs with a new King sized bed (2016), and a spacious balcony with great views.
Also upstairs is the guest bedroom with 2 new twin beds and trundles underneath.
There is one bathroom upstairs, with double sinks, a tub/shower and commode.
Downstairs there is a 2nd Master bedroom with a new (2016) queen bed, TV.
There is one bathroom downstairs with a tub/shower and commode.
The kitchen is fully equipped for cooking with pots/pans, utensils, spices and coffee service.
For added fun include the boat shed access which contains four kayaks, bicycles and fishing gear. Please note: the kayaks are for experienced and active people and are not recommended for people who are sedentary.
Waterside Cottage: not an isolated cabin in the woods, but a lakeside retreat close to town and all that it offers.
Keywords: Lake House, Mountain home, Vacation home, Cabin, lake cabin, mountain cabin, lake cottage, waterside cottage, waterside cabin
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Member since: 2006
- 2000 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
- King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (4)
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Video Library
- Away From It All
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Mountain View
- Water View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Water Skiing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer
- Covered Parking
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
- Catering Available
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Pantry Items
- Deck / Patio:
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Lawn / Garden
Pool / Spa
- Hot Tub
- Jetted Tub
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Dec 18 - Jan 1, 2017
2 night min stay
May 27 - Aug 26, 2017
7 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Clean fee $100
- Refundable Damage Deposit $100
- Pet Fee $125
TAX INCLUDED IN ALL RATES
BOAT SHED: ADDITIONAL $100, INCLUDES KAYAKS, BIKES, WATER TOYS
BOAT SHED FEE INCLUDED IN SUMMER RATE
PLEASE INQUIRE FOR DISCOUNTS ON STAYS OVER 7 DAYS.
LATE CHECK OUT TIL 5, IF AVAILABLE $70 PLEASE INQUIRE
MUST BE 25 YEARS OR OLDER TO BOOK. NO SMOKING INSIDE OF HOME.
SMALL DOGS, UNDER 20 LBS $125 PER DOG, NOT MORE THAN 2 DOGS PERMITTED. ALL DOGS MUST BE APPROVED BY OWNER
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Marinas and boat rentals, Funworld (a great place for children, young and old) and Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds 7 minute drive away
Year Purchased: 2005
About the owner: I grew up spending my summers in the mountains of upstate NY and Vermont. I fell in love with the Hiawassee area because it reminded me so much of those areas I knew as a child. The pristine mountains and waters and the air that smells so fresh. Now my family and I live in South Florida, and altho we are blessed to live here, there is something so special about Hiawassee, we hope to live there someday.
Why the Owner Chose Hiawassee, GA, USA:
Location, Location, Location, It is a mountain and lake community with funfilled summers and sometimes snowy winters. So close to everything, in a peaceful community on the lake. Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds with concerts and festivals is 7 minutes away! See link above.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Here you can experience the small town community of Hiawassee and the lake, or the surrounding mountains, but have all the modern conveniences in an easily accessible home that it gorgeous and comfortable. You can relax in quiet solitude at the house, go out on the lake and explore the undeveloped islands or join the community on the town square for an evening of great food and music, the choice is yours. Fine dining, casual fast food, great shopping, movies, theatre, the list goes on, its all here.
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Winter beauty at Christmas one year
Beautiful Waterside Cottage a perfect summer retreat...
Living room, sofa, loveseat, rocking chair bar stools, flat screen...open
a good book by the fire on a cozy night...
Upstairs, the master bedroom ensuite, balcony with stunning views
also upstairs 3rd bedroom with trundle beds (4 twin beds).
This is where I love to be...at the lakefront!
In the front yard, dine alfresco by the firepit.
at the lakefront...put in kayaks, sunbath, swim, relax
The hot tub is always ready!
Walk, or take the bikes out in the neighborhood...
Waterside is Winter Wonderland...
On more than one Christmas the view was covered in white
Open to kitchen
The kitchen is equipped to cook a gourmet meal, or just a frozen pizza...
The downstairs ensuite full bath with queen bed, TV.
The loft/game room is great for rainy days, or funfilled evenings
Walk out and enjoy the beauty of the lake and mountains any time of year
All seasons, enjoy the views from the upstairs balcony...
The cottage as seen coming in from boating...photo courtesy of a happy guest.
On the side of the home, private, yet still beautiful, hottub on the left
The boat shed includes 4 kayaks, a paddleboat, bikes, toys, add the fun for $100
Out the front gate a park like setting…at Waterside Cottage
This listing was first published here in 2006.
Date last modified - Tuesday, December 06, 2016
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