GRACE COTTAGE: COZY. AFFORDABLE. PERFECT FOR A SMALL FAMILY!

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Sleeps7
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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GRACE COTTAGE: COZY. AFFORDABLE. PERFECT FOR A SMALL FAMILY!

Lake Nantahala Cabin Rental Photos and Description

Cabin, directly on the lake, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 5-7)

Thanks for stopping by! Maybe this is what you're looking for: an AFFORDABLE place for your small family to escape the heat and enjoy a pristine mountain lake, a quiet and beautiful couple's Fall getaway, a place to fish, swim, explore. You've found us!

Our cottage is not fancy or huge. It's cozy, clean and right on Lake Nantahala, one of the highest and cleanest lakes in the Eastern U.S. We bought the cottage years ago as a perfect escape from the busyness of Atlanta. Now we want to share it with you.

We have no pool tables or hot tubs or wii's. We DO have a great private dock, books, videos, and a place to simply unwind without all the usual distractions of home. Swim from our private dock. (Bring your snorkle gear ... i usually see fish when I snorkle around our dock ... the water is crystal clear) Bring your boat (ramp is 2 minutes away) or rent one from Lakes End Marina (or use our canoe). Kids love our dock, the many streams to wade in, and places to hike and explore (we're practically surrounded by the Nantahala National Forest). Parents love the quiet setting, our collection of books and movies, and the fact that your cell phone won't work up here! There are great restaurants 20 minutes by car (or ride your boat across the water to Lake's End Grill), a Super Walmart in Murphy (35 minutes away) for supplies, hiking trails all around (the Appalachian Trail is 20 minutes away), whitewater rafting close by, and lots of places to wander. We are not Disney World. We are quite pleased to be 'all natural'.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
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I'm a writer and actor, based in Atlanta. I travel a lot. My wife and I bought this place as an escape from the road. It has been that, and more!

The Owner purchased this cabin in 2001
Sleeps7
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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4.9
based on 12 traveler reviews

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Grace Cottage: Cozy. Affordable. Perfect for a small family!
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Lake Nantahala North Carolina Mountains
5

WONDERFUL SECOND TRIP!

  • 5 of 5
After our first trip to Grace Cottage 4 years ago, my kids have been begging us to return. We did! And we loved every minute. From kayaking, canoeing, and swimming in the lake all day, to finding and exploring that elusive waterfall around the corner of the lake, to splurging on a pontoon boat for the day and finally trying out the tube--all was relaxing, fun, and confirmed that this is the perfect place to stay! The homey feel of the cottage is so relaxing after an active day and we enjoyed a lot of family time without the ever persistent distraction of cell phone service! Can't wait to be back already!!
  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Dalia! I'm glad the second trip was as fun as the first one! And (of course!) we look forward to you coming again. It IS amazing what getting away from the "digital world" for a few days will do for a family. Blessings!
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Grace Cottage: Cozy. Affordable. Perfect for a small family!
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Lake Nantahala North Carolina Mountains
United States
5

GREAT LOCATON, GREAT SCENERY, VERY RELAXING

  • 5 of 5
We had a great time at the cabin. Almost everything you need is included in the cabin, and it's high on the bank near the lake, so you have a very good "mountain view." The cabin was clean, comfortable, well-appointed, and very homey. It felt very private and comfortable, and we had a great time. One of the best family vacations we've ever had. I highly recommend the area and this cabin.
  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Grace Cottage: Cozy. Affordable. Perfect for a small family!
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Lake Nantahala North Carolina Mountains
miamisburg ohio
5

GRACE COTTAGE

  • 5 of 5
Nice and neat cabin. A beautiful lake in a great location. You have got the lake, lots of hiking, and white water rafting. All within twenty-miles of the cabin. We really enjoyed our stay. The Cloningers were very efficient and easy to deal with in every aspect. Hope to go back soon.
  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Travis, for the kind words! We sure hope to be "easy to deal with!" Blessings!
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Lake Nantahala North Carolina Mountains
Seminole, FL
5

PERFECT SERENITY

  • 5 of 5
Our family thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Grace Cottage. What an amazing location and view. It felt like we lived in the treetops, and had the best view of the turquoise lake below, which was the perfect temperature and so crystal clear. I felt like a kid again!

We had everything we needed for a perfect vacation...Peace and quiet and NO DISTRACTIONS! No wifi is a good thing...every parent should try unplugging from the world and plugging into their children 100%. I have a new perspective on how I want to be more present for my kids. We made memories swimming and cannonballing around the dock, kayaking, canoeing, fishing, grilling out, making pudgy pies and smores. There is plenty to do within 30-75 minutes from the cabin, so you can venture out and take in the area. We recommend Dillsboro Rafting Company for a Class I and II whitewater float trip. Our kids (ages 5, 6, 7) loved it! We enjoyed spending time together inside, too. The sound of rain, animals, insects, birds, it's amazing how your spirit awakens when you're in nature.

The cabin was cozy like being home. We had everything we needed. The beds were comfy. There were plenty of towels. The kitchen was completely stocked so we could cook anything we wanted. There are tons of movies to watch (since satellite doesn't come in all the time). It was the perfect amount of space for 5 of us. The tap water tasted like water! Not bleach! And it was cold. The weather couldn't have been better for us. Brief rains didn't deter us from having fun. We never needed AC, since it was the perfect climate to keep the house open the entire time. The neighbors were friendly, too. I highly recommend this cottage for a small family or a romantic trip.
  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Julie, for the great words! Yep ... no internet is not a bad thing. At the cabin, God provides most of the entertainment! Blessings!
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Lake Nantahala North Carolina Mountains
Adirondacks
4

AUTUMN VACATION

  • 4 of 5
My wife and I enjoyed our week at Grace Cottage. The weather was great and the fall colors were brilliant. To top it off we spent several days kayaking on this wonderful lake. Grace Cottage is clean, well maintained and we found it to be very adequate. The owner phoned early in our visit to be sure everything was satisfactory. All of the people we met were very friendly. The Ingles store in Andrews had everything we needed. Having a boat launch near the cottage made launching the kayaks easy since the lake was much lower than normal. During the evening we enjoyed the fireplace and a couple of movies from the owners collection. We would recommend this rental to anyone looking for a very quiet place to spend a week in the fall.
  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2012
  • Stayed: Oct 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Romantic Getaway
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Grace Cottage: Cozy. Affordable. Perfect for a small family!
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Lake Nantahala North Carolina Mountains
Forsyth GA
5

NICHOLS FAMILY

  • 5 of 5
This our first trip to Lake Nantahala and we loved it. The cottage was charming and so peaceful. The lake was so pretty and we enjoyed fishing, canoeing and swimming in it daily. The owner was very gracious and made us feel at home. We enjoyed the nearby attractions such as horse-back riding and river rafting. The people of Andrews were very friendly to our family. We hope to return one day.
  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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White Water Rafting on the Nantahala River is 30 minutes away, Great swimming from our private dock, Super WalMart 40 minutes away in Murphy, Scenic Railway 45 minutes away. Lots of great books, dvds and games

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Availability & Rates

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Lake Nantahala Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Spring & Summer
May 1 2014 - Sep 30 2014
2 night minimum stay
$175
$900
$2,800
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$175
$900
$2,800
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50
Notes If the booking is paid via credit card, we don't require a deposit. If there are damages, they will be paid from the credit card account. If the booking is paid via check, we require a $200 security deposit, which reverts to a damage deposit after the cabin is occupied. Full payment is due 30 days prior to rental.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Lake Nantahala Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Lakefront
General:
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Telephone
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Clothes Dryer
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Cooking Utensils
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Video Library
  • Television
  • Games
  • Books
  • CD Player
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Balcony ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • live theater
  • museums
  • cinemas
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
  • antiquing
  • shopping
  • horseback riding
  • boating
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • snorkeling/diving
  • kayaking
  • rafting
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • hunting
  • swimming
  • jet skiing
  • water skiing
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