Perfect Lakefront Vacation
Submitted: September 4, 2012
Stayed: August 2012
First of all, the actual physical property is superb. The location of the house is perfect- close to the Ritz Carlton (you can go to dinner by water if you like!) and surrounded by beautiful houses with impeccably maintained grounds. The house itself is beautiful; all the rooms are very large . First class finishes- granite countertops, high ceilings, beautiful moldings everywhere. There are windows everywhere, which allows for lots of light and terrific views from every room. When you lay in the bed in the master bedroom you have a perfect view across the lake as the sun goes down, and again in the morning as you watch the mist burn off the mirror smooth water. There is a nice patio off the lower floor, where the whole family can have fun playing darts and pool in the gameroom. Off the upstairs living room is an outdoor screened in living room, with couches and chairs and a tv and fireplace! Lots of ways to enjoy the beautiful setting.
But what made our Labor Day weekend really special was the way the owner treated us. He made me feel like a welcome friend at his home. He communicated easily and answered any questions I had. Then when we arrived he actually had someone meet us to show us around. The house is set up with many little conveniences that show a lot of thoughtfulness on the owner's part. For example, there is a gas grill right outside the kitchen on the main floor and on the patio on the lower floor. There are matches in the kitchen, which was nice as I forgot to bring any. There is kindling laid in the fire pit, which we had a lot of fun using to make s'mores.
I recommend Oconee Retreat highly. You will not find a more wonderful property to rent, and you will not be treated better by any owner.
Thank you for a special family weekend!
If anyone is interested in renting a ski boat or SeeDoo, I recommend Twin Lakes Ski Rental.
Families with Teenagers,
Families with Young Children,
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