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GREAT ESCAPE - NO DEPOSIT REQUIRED!! WALK TO THE POOL/BEACH!!

Allen Pye

Advertiser since: 2005
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Speaks: english
Sleeps11
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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Allen Pye

Advertiser since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
60%
Calendar last updated:
December 15, 2014
Tell the owner when you would like to travel.
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Pay with confidence
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

GREAT ESCAPE - NO DEPOSIT REQUIRED!! WALK TO THE POOL/BEACH!!

Sleeps11
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

Big Canoe House Rental Photos and Description

4 Bedrooms + Loft, 4.5 Baths (Sleeps 11)

Do you like paying a hefty deposit for a rental months away and your money is tied up until your stay is complete? I didn't think so. I have a different approach to security deposits that I'm finding people really like...

When you book with us and return the signed rental agreement, all we ask for is your credit card number to hold the reservation. No deposit is ever billed. Once your stay is complete and the provisions of the rental agreement have been met, there is no other transaction required. If for some reason, some of the provisions are not met, the maximum that would be charged to your card to cover the cost is $200 (the standard deposit amount required). Payment for the rental cost is split into two payments...50% is due 30 days prior to arrival and the final 50% is due 10 days prior to arrival.

If you don't like to use credit cards for your rental transactions, just put a $200 check in the mail along with your signed rental agreement. I will hold the check until your stay is complete. Again, if the provisions of the agreement have been met, I will either return or destroy your check, whichever you prefer.

Big Canoe, nestled in the foothills of North Georgia Appalachians, is an 8,000-acre gated community offering dramatic mountain peaks and natural woodland forest. It is first class all the way with 27 holes of world class golf, three stocked lakes, a state-of-the-art fitness center, abundant wildlife, miles of hiking trails, a pool, a children’s park and much more! (note - cost of amenities, including swim club, is not covered in rental cost) Come see why 'Great Escape' is the perfect getaway for multiple families with children or just a quite getaway!

Located in Laurel Ridge, a cluster community of 44 homes, 'Great Escape' is a luxurious mountain home surrounded by nature at its finest with beautiful mountain views. As well, within walking distance to pool, lake with beach and paddle boats, water slide, restaurant, general store, park, church, tennis courts and fitness center with indoor pool and a quick drive to the new Lake Sconti Clubhouse, Golf and the Jeep trail.

'Great Escape' is cozy and comfortable. It consists of three levels. The main level has a big open kitchen, breakfast area and den, which makes for easy entertaining. The full, gourmet kitchen has granite countertops, tumbled marble backsplash, and black appliances. Our farm-style kitchen table seats eight people and is perfect for game night or family style dinners. The cozy den with a gorgeous stacked stone fireplace is perfect for reading, watching TV, just hanging out or listening to music. There is also a screened porch off the kitchen with a teak table (seats 6). The screened porch leads out onto the enormous main level deck, which has a complete patio set and new gas grill.

Also located on the main floor is the master suite. The master bedroom has a queen size sleigh bed, two nightstands, a dresser and an armoire, which houses a TV and DVD player. The master bath is enormous with his/her sinks, granite counter tops and an oversized shower and separate jetted tub.

Downstairs on the terrace level is a gigantic recreational room with a 55' HDTV, a pool table and dart board. The entertainment center has surround sound, a DVD/CD player, and VCR. There are 3 oversized sofas, which seat 9 comfortably. The terrace level deck has a bistro set and various benches for hanging out. Also on the terrace level is a bedroom with a queen sleigh bed, two nightstands, an armoire and a large bathroom. In addition, there is a full size laundry room with washing machine, dryer, iron and ironing board.

On the top floor of the house, there is a cozy loft area with DSL connection and desk (as well as wifi). There are two bedrooms upstairs, each with its own bathroom. One of the rooms has a queen bed and the other room has a double bed on one side of the room, bunk beds on the other, and a flat panel TV. As well, there is an adorable mini children's playroom / fort with a twin bed in it.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Allen Pye (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2005
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
60%
Calendar last updated:
December 15, 2014

About Allen Pye

We live about 30 miles east of Atlanta in the historic city of Covington. We purchased our first vacation rental home in Big Canoe in 2007 and now have a total of three properties in Big Canoe.

Allen Pye purchased this house in 2009

Why Allen Pye chose Big Canoe

This is our second vacation rental in Big Canoe. We purchased our first home in 2007 and have had great success with the rental business. We love the mountains and it's so close to Atlanta. Many mountain communities are several hours from Atlanta, but Big Canoe is only one hour. It's a short drive but you feel so much more relaxed at Big Canoe, away from the hustle and bustle.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps11
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights
Pay with confidence
Pay with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

4.9
based on 57 traveler reviews

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Great Escape - No Deposit Required!! Walk To The Pool/Beach!!
average rating of 4.9122806 based on 57 reviews
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Great Escape - No Deposit Required!! Walk To The Pool/Beach!!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p253473
+1 -770 365-1992
Big Canoe North Georgia Mountains
Atlanta, GA
5

Perfect Experience

  • 5 of 5
We were thoroughly impressed when we walked in the door. From the comforts of home to the pleasant aroma, no detail was left out. The owners were easy to deal with, the house was amazing and the view from the deck... WOW. I would highly recommend to anyone.
  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Great Escape - No Deposit Required!! Walk To The Pool/Beach!!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p253473
+1 -770 365-1992
Big Canoe North Georgia Mountains
Marietta, Georgia USA
5

Outstanding Property!

  • 5 of 5
This home was FANTASTIC! Better than the pictures! All rooms are spacious and we had plenty of room for cooking, relaxing and sleeping. The mountain vista views are gorgeous and it is very quite, a true mountain experience. If you're going to the North Georgia Mountains, Great Escape is a wonderful place to spend your vacation!
  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Great Escape - No Deposit Required!! Walk To The Pool/Beach!!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p253473
+1 -770 365-1992
Big Canoe North Georgia Mountains
5

Great Location, Great home, Great Fun

  • 5 of 5
What a perfect home and location for a family gathering. As soon as we entered Great Escape, we knew we had made the right decision. We wanted a place where we could have children, grandchildren and friends in a comfortable, fun setting. This home offered both for ages ranging from 9 to 70. We drove to the pool the first time we went and soon realized we could walk from the house. We also enjoyed many hikes as we could easily access beautiful trails not far from our front door.

The home is set up for large families to enjoy many good times together and also the ability to retreat to individual areas for reading, watching TV or playing games.

The home is well appointed and decorated as reflected in the listing. That, along with the many attractions of the Big Canoe community fulfilled all our expectations for a fun, but also relaxing family get together. We hope to return many times.
  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
business
Great Escape - No Deposit Required!! Walk To The Pool/Beach!!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p253473
+1 -770 365-1992
Big Canoe North Georgia Mountains
5

Perfect place for a family get away

  • 5 of 5
We had a wonderful time! House is clean, cute and stocked with every thing you need! Nice screened in porch or deck! Loved the basement pool table area!
  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
business
Great Escape - No Deposit Required!! Walk To The Pool/Beach!!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p253473
+1 -770 365-1992
Big Canoe North Georgia Mountains
Windermere, FL
4

Nice, roomy house.

  • 4 of 5
This is the second time we have stayed at the Great Escape. It is a nice, large house. We go to Big Canoe at least once a year and love, love, love the area. Our dogs come with us and cannot wait to arrive. It is so nice to have a home that can accommodate our family with teens and adults, plus our furry friends. The kitchen is well stocked with dishes. Everything is always in good repair and nicely decorated. Our visit prior to this was over Christmas and there was a Christmas tree up! It is amazing to put that level of detail into a home that you rent. Allen is very easy to work with.
The one thing that is less of a positive to us is that the home is a cluster home, meaning it is close to other homes rather than in a wooded area alone. I prefer to not see other homes. That being said, this is our first choice of a home when we come to Big Canoe. The layout, decor, willingness to allow pets, and ease of renting with Allen make it the place for us.
  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers
business
Great Escape - No Deposit Required!! Walk To The Pool/Beach!!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p253473
+1 -770 365-1992
Big Canoe North Georgia Mountains
Alabama
5

totally awesome

  • 5 of 5
Just got back from a totally awesome vacation. The house is even better in person and Big Canoe is Awesome. Group of ages 2yrs- 60 yrs. Only one problem I fell upon arrival trying to step up from step to porch twisted my back and got cuts and bruises other than that the whole family had a blast.
  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children

Map

Other Activities: wildlife viewing, basketball, horseshoes, shuffleboard, shopping, boating, racquetball

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Rates & Availability

From $145 Per night

Big Canoe House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
January - March
Jan 1 2015 - Mar 31 2015
2 night minimum stay
$145
From
$165
Fri,Sat
$895
 
 
June, July
Jun 1 2015 - Jul 31 2015
4 night minimum stay
$205
From
$225
Fri,Sat
$1,245
$3,920
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$175
From
$195
Fri,Sat
$1,075
$3,438
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $40
Cleaning Fee $125
Tax Rate 13.0%
Notes 2 night minimum, 3 night minimum during holidays, 4 night minimum Thanksgiving/Christmas, 4 night minimum June, July

Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Big Canoe House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Resort
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Loft - 1 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting small game
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

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