Lake Front Designer Home(13 Reviews)
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- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Waterfront Cottage, 3 Bedrooms + Den, 2 Baths with lake and mountain views.
Two-story waterfront Cottage, recently renovated on a very private level lot. Three Bedrooms, two full Baths, Den, Living Room and separate Dining Room. Beautifully appointed, sleeps up to 6.
The Free boat ramp just up the road and there is ample room to dock your boat at the Cottage.
Lake Burton is the Southeast's finest lake destination. Spectacular views, cool clear water, and moderate summer-time temperatures. This home is designer-owned, custom built, and recently renovated with a mix of new and antique furniture accented by original art. It has a fabulous attached screened porch right on the waterfront for dining or just relaxing in the rocking chairs. The house is equipped with a fully digital electric cook-top, oven, warming tray, microwave oven and includes hard-coat aluminum cookware and full utensils perfect for gourmet cooking or quick and easy casual meals. There is a Webber gas grill with all utensils so you can cook on the waterfront while enjoying a sunset.
Our private cove affords spectacular long views to the west and great swimming. You can enjoy the hammock strung between two trees in the shade of the side yard or take our canoe out for a leisure tour of the cove.
Bring your boat and tie up along side our boat house at our covered private dock and.. the best thing is that the free to use boat ramp is just two minutes away. By boat it maybe 5 minutes.
You will enjoy our location, easy access, walking from your car to the dock with no stairs to climb.
The 2nd floor was designed to be a Master Suite.
The Master Bedroom overlooks the lake. It has a vaulted ceiling with antique heart pine beams, skylight and a queen-size bed. Just across the hall is a separate Den with a stone fireplace, a full-size sleeper sofa, Satellite TV, WiFi and High Speed Internet. A master bath with a walk-in shower.
Bedroom #1 has a queen-size bed.
Bedroom #2, 'The Crew's Quarters' has a bunk bed.
Dining room with stone fireplace.
Living Room with Satellite TV, BlueRay and DVD.
Bath with tub and shower.
Kitchen - fully equipped.
Fabulous Screen Porch with rocking chairs and dining table. Stone Terrace with covered swing.
Private Boat dock & deck with a Stainless Steel Gas Grill.
Side yard with Hammock and a circular drive.
Keywords: Lake Front Home, Mountain Lake Home, The Allen Cottage, Lake Front Rental, North Georgia Mountains, Mountain Lake Rental,
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Member since: 2006
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
Cabinets do not have child locks and the house does have breakable items as part of the decor. You are free to move dangerous materials or breakable items to upper closet shelves at your discretion...moreless
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed:
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
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- Away From It All
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Fly Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Dining Room
- Seating for 7 people
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- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
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- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
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Deck / Patio:
Screen porch with dining table and chairs plus 2 rocking chairs. A stone terrace with a covered Brumby Swing and a Sun Deck with 2 flat folding loungers for sun bathing. A 16' Canoe & misc. water toys and floats...moreless
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- Outdoor Grill
RESERVE NOW For THIS Fall OR SPRING and SUMMER 2013 (see rates below by dates) 'OFF SEASON' 2012-13: Sept 8 thru Dec 20, 2012 & March 16 thru May 24, 2013 Rates: $1,500* per wk or 3 nit min (wk nits $225 per - Fri, Sat & Sun nts $250 per Call for Holiday rates. 404-281-5711 'SEASON' WEEKLY RENTALS ONLY - Sat.thru Fri. - 7 nights - $2,100+(See below*) Season is May 25,2013 thru September 6. 2013 *Deposit $500 + 7% Georgia Sales Tax + $125 cleaning reimbursement
Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
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Lake Burtonl Country Club is near by for guest of members.
White Water Rafting on the Chatooga River up to class four.
Highlands N.C. is a great side trip (Approximately 45 min.) for Shopping, Galleries and Lunch or Dinner.
Many beautiful waterfalls are in the area. Some require a hike to reach.
Year Purchased: 1982
About the owner: My background is in architecture, graphic design and marketing services. I am semi-retired but still consult. My wife Keri was once an active partner and ran our Interior Design Studio but now writes and teaches in full time ministry. Our firm helped shape many landmark projects mostly here in the Southeast but also in other major markets within the United States and a few here and there in Europe and the Middle East. Our cottage is not a reflection of our commercial real estate work but more a reflection of our desire to have a comfortable yet tasteful and simple place for relaxation and...a place for the kids to play and enjoy themselves while they make memories for later... and happily we get to watch. I love to draw and paint so if you stay at the cottage you will find several originals on the walls. Most of which are of Lake Burton and the beautiful mahogany boats that live here.
Why the Owner Chose Tiger, GA, USA:
Lake Burton is one of the most beautiful lakes in the region. The water is clear and the water level hasn't varied 6 inches all summer. On first sight Lake Burton reminded me of the lakes in the Ozarks where I used to fish with my Grandpa more than a half century ago. My grandchildren and now my Great-grandson are set to have a lifetime of memories of their own. We just started sharing our cottage in 2006 when we listed it with VRBO but we have owned it for over 30 years. With the most recent renovation completed in the summer of 2006, it remains our family's favorite place in the world. We have been fortunate to share our cottage with some of the most wonderful people and by the way they take care of our cottage I assume they must love it as much as we do.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
After our first two years at Lake Burton we looked all over the lake trying to find just the right house and location. After two years of looking we decided we already had everything we were looking for. So we decided to renovate, expand and stay where we were. We made it fit our family. We had an almost flat piece property safely tucked back in a cove with a wonderful view. We found out the combination was hard to find on Lake Burton. Our location is close to Atlanta and only a 15 minute drive from Clayton. The Free boat ramp provided by Georgia Power is just a short walk from the cottage. And... most importantly we are tucked away and distant from major boat and the water ski traffic.
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Screen porch, hammock & covered swing look over Lake Burton to mountains beyond.
Great swimming in this protected area with a swim ladder to the deck
Watch the family play in the water, rest or dine on the screened porch.
Recently renovated at water's edge
Morning view from the Master Bedroom
First floor guest bedroom on sunny mornings.
Dining Room, wood burning fireplace and table with seating for 7
The Boathouse and Screened Porch. With ideal docking on left side of Boathouse.
You might see Les and friends on Lake Burton in his 1924 Hacker Dolphin.
Larry's 1909 Launch is one of dozens of antique & classic boats on the Lake.
Whether you are grilling, rocking or dining the view is awesome.
Hazy sunsets, stormy skies or blazing colors, you are always at the water's edge
Stone terrace with a covered Brumby swing and peaceful view of Lake Burton
The Allen Cottage entrance in foreground, private shop and garage in background
Rock in the breeze at the water's edge
Master Bedroom with skylight, vaulted ceiling, antique beams and view of lake.
Den: Fireplace, Digital TV, Sofa Bed and Recliner. All next to Master Bedroom.
The Crew's Bunk Room where our kids dream of being Captain one day
Dining Room and fully furnished kitchen
Take the canoe out for an early morning trip around the cove.
Or...you may spot John and friends near Timpson Cove in his 1930 Chris Craft.
Or... you can sit on the porch, dim the lights & watch the colors change.
Day's end rarely looks the same as light dances on the water
Summer nights begin with the crickets and tree frogs singing you to sleep.
This listing was first published here in 2006.
Date last modified - Saturday, February 18, 2017
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