Aloha and welcome to Hartwell Heaven and the Surf Shack! Possibly one of the most unique, charming, cottage-style, lake homes on Lake Hartwell! Main house comes with a detached carriage house (our super groovy Hawaiian-themed Surf Shack, complete with TIKI BAR, air hockey and foosball). Truly unique!! Perfect for family vacations and celebrations. A covered dock with a 26 ft. slip rests just outside the back door - perfect spot for your boat, or we can help you arrange a pontoon delivery from a nearby marine center - right to our dock. Six minute boat ride to Hartwell Marina for refueling or to get a bite at their weekend grill.
Four-person pedal boat and three person Grumman canoe included in your rental. High-Speed Internet connection. Bring your laptop and check your e-mails after your ski run, from the dock or screened porch! Two exterior decks on either side of the house, and a large screened-in porch overlook the lake - a great way to begin or end the day. Both decks have seating areas, one has a new propane grill.
Our quiet, emerald-colored, no-wake cove is perfect for protected swimming and for the avid fisherman. The adjacent cove is large enough for water sports - and stays smooth (the little ones can learn to ski and tube here) when the rest of the lake is choppy! Stone/timber walkway to the dock, light pole and water supply at dock. Beachy fire pit area. Tree swing (make your kids push you!).
MAIN HOUSE - 3BR/2.5BA. Bookshelves in the foyer with games, puzzles, books, magazines, etc. Spacious master features king bed, walk-in closet, cable TV/DVD, private tiled bathroom with tub/shower).
Two additional bedrooms have connecting full bath (with large shared closet area) and feature queen beds both open onto the screened porch with lake views. Kitchen features ample cabinet space, plenty of tableware, flatware, blender, and microwave.
Family room (lake view) features woodburning 'Buck' stove, sleeper sofa and two recliners; sunroom (lake view) features two sofas as well (one is a sleeper sofa) -- everyone will have a place to curl up and relax, plus TV with cable, DVD/MP3 player!
Half bath adjacent to the kitchen area. Huge laundry area. The cottage is complete with everything a family needs, and more. Dock is about 50 paces (very gradual grade) from the deck (very close corp line!). Excellent swimming off the dock -- plenty of space to bring a cooler down and set up for the day. Very little boat traffic, so the kids stay safe while swimming!
THE SURF SHACK - Our Hawaiian-themed detached carriage house sleeps 5 people in beds (3 singles and a full futon). Approx. 700 square feet of heated/air conditioned living space. The surf shack has two levels -- main level has living area with a surfboard-themed futon, a kitchenette featuring an over the top 'tiki' bar, sink, mini fridge, microwave/toaster oven; game area has air hockey, foosball, wall mount tv/dvd, loads of cool retro hawaiian touches like vintage posters, mid-century bamboo furniture, carved tikis, surf boards, all of which will have you feeling like you are on the Big Island!!
Upstairs is a Hawaiian themed full tiled bath (lake views) and a very fun sleeping area with three twin beds done in comfy PB Wahine bedding, complete with grass bedskirts. Sleeping area has another TV/DVD, this one with a gaming system. A second story deck off the back of the Surf Shack completes the picture -- perfect to walk out and enjoy the view as you plan your day of fun at the lake (check our the REAL surfboard mounted on the side of the Shack)!
Keywords: House + Carriage House