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Hartwell 4BR Hideaway

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 3,010 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Spacious 4BR house with private dock that is perfect for family vacations

Large 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath Craftsman style home on a peaceful Lake Hartwell lot with a covered dock close to town and one minute from boat ramp. Home offers plenty of room for entertaining with kitchen open to the living area, large rear deck perfect for grilling, screened porch, and finished basement with bar and large screen Smart TV. Master on main floor contains a queen, upstairs bedrooms contain a king and a kids room with two sets of bunk beds, and basement also has a separate queen bedroom and bath. Backyard leads to private covered dock with spacious views of the lake.

Gary Goff
Member since: 2016
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 23, 2018

About Gary Goff

We bought this house for our eventual retirement, so we would have a chance to return home to Georgia more often. Because we currently work and live in Ohio with our two children, we felt that investing in a future retirement lake house was a great way to see our family more and build memories with our kids while they are still young.

Gary Goff purchased this house in 2016

Why Gary Goff chose Hartwell

We chose Lake Hartwell because it is a beautiful lake situated between two unique college towns and is perfect for both fishing and recreational boating. One of the reasons why we chose this house is because we wanted a place that would comfortably accommodate multiple friends and family members and provide a great space for entertaining. Lastly, we were looking for a place in the city of Hartwell because we wanted to offer guests the convenience of being centrally located to local shops and amenities.

What makes this house unique

You may notice if you rent the house that it is named Paula's Place. We recently lost my husband's mom to cancer, and she always dreamed of owning a house by the water when she retired. We were so upset that she never realized her dream, that we took the risk and bought this house--fulfilling a lifelong dream of hers and ours. We ultimately chose this particular house after falling in love with both the look of it inside and outside, the open gazebo/fire pit area in the front, and its views of the lake from every bedroom.


Hartwell House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3010 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 9 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom Half -
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom Upstairs - 1 king
    Bedroom Master - 1 queen
    Bedroom Upstairs - 2 bunk bed
    Bedroom Basement - 1 queen
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • scenic drives
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


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Hartwell 4BR Hideaway
average rating of 4.923077 based on 26 reviews

Great house

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home with access to the lake. Very relaxing and a quiet place to get away.

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quiet and Comfortable

  • 5 of 5

We rented for our annual spring fishing trip and had a great time at this property. Very accommodating for all 8 of us and the dock was great for all four boats. It was nice that the boat ramp is right down the street for easy lake access. Overall a great house in a quiet neighborhood. We hope to come back soon!

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place for family time

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at this lake house. The layout is perfect for more than one family. It is very comfortable and welcoming. The kitchen was equipped with everything you would need to fix meals. It was very cold when we went so we were not able to enjoy the beautiful porches and the nice dock. We loved the fire pit though. We plan to return when the weather warms up so we can enjoy all of the amenities. Great location. It seems remote but it is close to town.

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Place to Stay

  • 5 of 5

Couldn't have been happier with out stay. Will stay again next year.

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Place

  • 5 of 5

This is the 2nd time we rented this house. Its a great place to stay. Very quiet but close to town and other local attractions.

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very good

  • 4 of 5

The house was perfect for our 2 families. The owner did give us a heads up about some items that were not working, which was a small inconvenience. We would rent the lake house again.

  • Submitted: Jan 24, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Greenville, SC
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Cateechee Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Just minutes from downtown Hartwell
Car: recommended




Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $150
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 12.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.