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Awesome Lake Lanier Cabin retreat - 5 Bedroom / 3 Bath with Party Dock.

Bedrooms 5
Space 3,600 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Lake level is up and at full pool!Spend your weeks or weekends on Lake Lanier fishing, boating, and entertaining on the single slip party dock! This charming 3600 square foot cabin home is deceptively large! Renovated open floor plan concept with Great Room featuring tin ceiling from Peachtree Records in Atlanta! Pot Belly Stove can heat the entire home! Lake Lanier views from three levels including the screened in porch. 5 bedrooms and 3 full bathrooms, gives you plenty of room for the entire family and your friends! Quick access to GA 400 means a short ride to shopping, restaurants, and tourist attractions such as Dahlonega, Atlanta Motorsports track in Dawsonville, Cleveland and Helen.

The home is nestled in the trees with a view of the lake from all three levels. The upstairs "crow's nest" deck is just off the King Bedroom and offers breathtaking morning and evening views of the woods and lake while you sit and drink your coffee or adult beverage in the covered siting area. The Screened porch off the main level provides views for the entire family, and the covered downstairs patio has seating for 8 around the patio table plus room for more. Stainless steel propane grill is ready to cook anything you imagine. You can also roast up some marshmallows around the fire pit and make up some s'mores for dessert. The home is located between two very convenient lake Lanier recreational parks, each with boat ramps. Nix Bridge to the South and Toto Creek to the North and only minutes away. There are several marinas nearby where you can rent a boat from us or at the marina or bring your own, (lake levels permitting)*. We have available a 20' pontoon boat, 4 person paddle boat and a 2 person Kayat which can be added to your rental (additional charges apply. Contact us to confirm the rate for your stay). Very easy walk from the home to the lake.

The kids (kids of all ages) can enjoy the foosball table and the Wii system in the gaming room at basement level. 2 big couches and an ottoman give them plenty of room.

More Details

Michael & Nikki
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, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 19, 2018

About Michael & Nikki

We live on the lake ourselves and have enjoyed it so much we felt strongly that others should also have the opportunity to experience this lifestyle. With this in mind, we purchased a nearby home from the original owners and refurbished key areas while leaving the lake charm intact in others.

What makes this house unique

The country charm, along with nearby city amenities and shopping make this an ideal location. The "Crow's nest" covered balcony / nook allows for a chance to get away from city life, but you are still connected via the Wifi and Direct TV satellite provided. The screened porch is big enough for everyone to enjoy. The house has stained glass windows through out, cedar paneling through out and the tin ceiling from the old Capitol records building in Atlanta. Extras include a thermo-electric wine cooler, a George Foreman grill, coffee maker & electric tea kettle. Full set of dishes and silverware for 12. Microwave, Stove, Refrigerator, dishwasher, washing machine & dryer. Central heat and A/C along with a Cast Iron Pot Bellied stove which can keep the entire house warm on those cold N. Georgia nights.

Fresh bedding with allergy protection covers on every mattress. Plenty of towels.


Dawsonville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3600 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Upstairs Jack & Jill Bathroom - toilet , shower , Located between King bedroom and Bunk / Single room
    Main level / Queen Bedroom - toilet , shower , Off of the Queen Bedroom on Main. (not a Jack & Jill)
    Downstairs Jack & Jill - toilet , shower , Located between both downstairs bedrooms
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Queen - 1 queen
    King - 1 king
    Upstairs Bunk & Single - 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed
    Downstairs Bunk & Single - 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed
    Downstairs full & twin - 1 bunk bed
    Downstairs family room - 2 sleep sofa /futon , Sleeper sofa in the downstairs family room. Pullout full bed
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • rafting
  • water tubing
* Because the water level varies throughout the year, we recommend contacting us to confirm how big (or deep) of a boat you might want to bring or rent (from the local marina) during your stay. Lake levels can vary by up to 12' depending on the season.


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Awesome Lake Lanier Cabin retreat - 5 Bedroom / 3 Bath with Party Dock.
average rating of 4.75 based on 20 reviews
Canton, GA

Great cabin on the lake!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great weekend stay at this cabin!! They have a wonderful 2 story dock and a quiet cove. We loved the screened in porch and the unusual ceilings in the main area. Mike is very easy to work with and extremely accommodating ! We hope to visit again soon :)

  • Submitted: May 9, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sally, Thank you so much for the kind review. We thoroughly enjoyed having you and your guests at the cabin We are so glad that the weather was so awesome and that you were able to use the dock. and bring your own boat to enjoy as well. We hope you'll come back soon and stay with us for a few days longer. Maybe even use the pontoon that is now available. Please don't hesitate to reach out any time! Thank you. Mike
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Great Getaway with lots of spaces for everyone to meet

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed the space and the feeling of being in the middle of the woods! The owners were terrific to work with and it was easy to find!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Jennifer. Thank you so much for the great review of the cabin. We're so glad you enjoyed your stay and would welcome you back any time in the future. Thank you again and have a great rest of your summer.
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Nice accommodations if you can or are willing to be almost completely unplugged

  • 3 of 5

Location on the lake & use of the Single Slip dock & party deck for fishing & hanging out was great. Ability to rent their 20' pontoon was convenient, though pontoon won't pull kids on tube as stated b/c motor is just too small (50 HP). Loved the Rustic cabin feel and lay-out. Great set-up for 3-4 small families, which is what we were looking for, except not enough comfortable (non Twin) beds for adults. Cabin sleeps 13, but all the bedrooms but 2 are filled with Twins. Only one King and one Queen bed, the rest Twins or Twin over a full. Sleeping arrangements worked out well with all the kids being able to stay together downstairs in the two rooms full of Twins. But a couple of adults had to sleep on very uncomfortable Twins in one of the upstairs bedrooms. A comfortable Queen bed in the 2nd upstairs bedroom for adults next to the MBR would be nice. Several complained of the mattresses being hard as a rock and noisy (plastic lining) every time you shifted in the bed, stating "it was like sleeping on a noisy rock". There was no cell at this location to make phone calls or texts to or from anyone until you got out on the lake a good distance or drove down the road a couple miles, which made it very inconvenient when trying to communicate with others timely. The Wifi was very slow and spotty. You are only given a few GB if previous guest didn't use them up. And neither of these (important) things was mentioned in the description which made it very difficult to get work done for those of us that had some work to do or needed to check in occasionally. There is only a drawer-type dishwasher so clean-up after meals for 3 families was very time-consuming. A full size dishwasher would have helped. The stacked W/D is located in the kitchen. Dryer didn't work well. It took 2-3 cycles for small load of towels to dry. We really enjoyed hanging out on the downstairs porch w/ seating for 10-12, visiting with friends and cooking out on the gas grill, but some burners didn't work & some knobs didn't turn. There is enough parking for about 4 cars but making it difficult to turn-around. More parking area would make that easier. Would also be great and more convenient for locals renting if small pets were allowed w/ an additional pet deposit. Overall we had a great time despite some of the small inconveniences. As discussed with the nice owners that live next door, some of these suggestions & upgrades to this cabin would make it the perfect vacation place!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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ALIVE Teen Forward Conference

  • 5 of 5

The ALIVE Teen Girls group stayed here during the Forward Conference. The house was amazing. The view from the windows overlooking the lake was phenomenal. It was spacious and met all of our needs and more. The teens enjoyed the ping pong table. Mike was very helpful when making the reservations. The girls enjoyed the bunk bed room as they could sleep bunk together. Overall a great experience. I would recommend this house and return for another conference or vacation.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house, great host, great dock!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Michael and Nikki's for a national rowing regatta. Our teams were very comfortable in the house and absolutely loved the dock. Michael was very responsive to all our communications and very clear with paperwork and expectations. When it came time to left we had a lot of extra food from traveling with the teams. Michael and Nikki offered to donate it to the local shelter for us. This was really above and beyond! Thank you for the wonderful stay!

  • Submitted: May 31, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pleasant and confortable.

  • 4 of 5

The cabin is spacious , lots of daylight , games and trails to walk around . The exterior does not match with the inside. Everyone had something to be entertain by.I will recommend this property.

  • Submitted: May 16, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Daniel, Thank you for the nice review of the property. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay. Yes, the exterior of the house does a have a very rustic look typical of lake cabins in North Georgia. However the inside appointments, as you could see, are very nice and accommodating. We feel it's a great combination and don't want to change that look. We hope you can stay with us again sometime in the future. Have a great summer. Michael and Nikki.
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Nearest Airport
55 Miles
Atlanta Hartsfield Jackson International airport
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Longhorn Steak House
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Chestatee Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
1.2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
4.5 Miles
Ruby Tuesday, Longhorn Steak House, Brooklyn Joes
Car: recommended

So many activities to see and do. You can enjoy the lake which is only a short walk (250') from the cabin, along with water sports, or fishing. You can also to do a wine tasting winery tour in nearby Dahlonega and Helen, GA. There are many local festivals throughout the year. If you like to go antiquing there are spots in Dawsonville, Dahlonega and Gainesville very close by. You can go to the Atlanta Motorsports Park (AMS) and race 55 MPH go carts (only 15 min away). So much to do, you'll want to setup a schedule! There is information in a binder in the cabin regarding all that there is to see and do in the area.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Property Damage Insurance $59
Refundable Damage Deposit $250

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 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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