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Singular Private Estate - 5 acres of total privacy and peacefulness...Heaven

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedrooms all with shower and or tub....house will sleep 8.or so

WE Do Not ACCEPT CREDIT CARDS OR BOOKING VIA VRBO OR HOMEAWAY. THIS SAVES YOU A $100 processing fee from them.

Contact us directly at : Jim McGraw 404-783-7233

Dana 404-313-7233

You can easily locate our property via either of the website folks:

Enter property # 265321 on their destination search.

This property is located about 7 miles east of the city of Hisawassee...the property complex is five acres...with large trout swimming pond...Hall Creek runs through this private property with private road and no trespassers are allowed on the complex....wrap around dirt road circles the house which provides multiple entry and exit outlets...has large children's play set (ie. sliding board, fort unit...lookout station)...the property is remotely located with very excellent view of the surround mountains...miles of walking trails....there are no commercial properties in this well established community...only farmland and get away cabins...complex has engineer nearby for any emergencies with house facilities or other issues....wi-fi access throughout the house...TVs and DISH network in each room....magnificent stone fireplace in large family room....access roads are mostly paved except final entry into the property...gravel road for approximately 500 yards...overwhelming view of area.

Unlimited local and long distance calls (US ONLY): You and you guests are invited to use the phone for both local and long distance calls within the US.....toys and games for the children....cards, videos, etc.

PLEASE NOTE: ALL DEPOSITS AND PAYMENTS SHOULD BE MAILED TO THE FOLLOWING:

DANA McGraw

826 GLOWING EMBERS CT.

SMOKE TRACE SUBDVN

DACULA, GEORGIA 30019

LARGE PICNIC PAVILLIION FOR UP TO 50 PEOPLE: Picnic pavillion has large picnic table inside the covered pavillion..plus another table adjoining the pavillion...The pavillion has ample electricity and easy access to the pond.The guest must advise property owner of the use of the pavillion for more than 12 (twelve) persons. There are charges applied based on the number of additional guest the rentor is inviting.

WI-FI THROUGHOUT THE HOUSE: HIGH SPEED INTERNET (AT 3 GIG) AVAILABLE THROUGHOUT THE HOUSE ON ONTO THE PORCH OFF THE MAIN LIVINGROOM AND 'MAN CAVE'....GUEST MUST PROVIDE THEIR OWN COMPUTER EQUIPMENT. OWNERS PC IN NOT AVAILABLE FOR GUEST.

THERE IS AN ADDITIONAL PORCH JUST OF THE 'MAN CAVE' WITH GRILL AND CHAIRS AND OVERLOOKS THE CREEK FOR THOSE WHO WISH TO HAVE MORE PRIVACY FROM THE MAIN GROUP: ADDITIONALLY THE MAIN PORCH OVERLOOKS THE PROPERTY AND POND AND CREEK AND HAS SEVERAL GRILLS AND ALL THE NECESSARY EQUIPMENT NEEDED TO GRILL OUT.

GUESTS WILL NEED TO PROVIDE THEIR OWN TOWELS AND WASH CLOTHES. LINEN IS PROVIDED.

More Details

Property Manager
Owner JIM AND DANA MCGRAW
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 27, 2017

About Owner JIM AND DANA MCGRAW

Book and pay online.

For detail questions USE OUR DIRECT PHONE NUMBER 404-783-7233

CHECKS ONLY....

REGARDS TO ALL

JIM AND DANA MCGRAW

Owner JIM AND DANA MCGRAW purchased this estate in 2009

Why Owner JIM AND DANA MCGRAW chose North Georgia Mountains

Extreme Privacy and ideal for families or honeymooners. Surrounded by large horse farms and gardens. Limited access via road to the area.

What makes this estate unique

Swimming pond and robust creek. Horseshoes, ping pong, fishing in private pond stocked. Fire pit for family. Superior porches with rockers, unlimited local and long distance calls, Wi-Fi, man cave with private porch with rockers. Dish TVs on each floor. Games, books, toys, DVDs, too many to list!

Amenities

Hiawassee Estate Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • estate
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Lake ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Ducted Cooling
  • Ducted Heating
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Local Calls
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Heating
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Area
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Rumpus Room
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Workshop
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Upstairs Master - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , Upstairs master suite
    Main level - toilet , shower , Just off kitchen- main floor
    Man cave downstairs - toilet , combination tub/shower , Located in Man Cave
  • Upstairs master suite....very large bath...dual mirrors for him and her to groom....light and fan switch to control lighting an vent steam etc....linen and bath closet....all bathrooms have mirrored grooming and sink facilities....linen and storage spaces...PICNIC PAVILLION CAN ACCOMMODATE 50 PLUS GUEST FOR FAMILY GATHERINGS
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master - 1 king , Upstairs mastersuite
    Main level - 1 king , Main floor entrance
    Man Cave - 1 queen , Downstairs man cave and laundry
    Upstairs loft area/office - 1 twin/ single , Single bed - day bed
  • Upstairs suite has king bed with walk-in closet... DISH network with large screen... fan and overhead lighting... large bath and shower accommodates two adults at the same time... dual mirrors and vanities... large storage for clothes... dressing bench... adjacent work office facility and day bed...overlooking estate... Main floor quest room... king size bed with private bath and shower... mountain decorative motif... DISH TV with large screen size... old fashioned cabinet for clothing... vanity and mirror... rocking chair... adjustable window shades...great for handicap access via ramp directly into main room. Walk-on access to wrap around porch with ample rockers, grilling, and overseeing the estate and Hall Creek....'Man Cave'....downstairs area...queen bed...private bath and shower...DISH TV and average size TV...private porch just off the bedroom that overlooks Hall Creek...has rocking chairs and grill...laundry area located here....children's play furniture. Unlimited calls US...
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Boat ...
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gated Community
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Sand Box
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 8 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Smoking is not allowed inside the house at all... smokers have large walk around access to porches and rocking chairs outside the house... the kitchen sink area has a very hot water dispenser for tea and hot chocolate... while no traditional swimming pool... the estate has a very large creek fed fishing and swimming pond... crystal clear water from Hall Creek running through the property.

Learn more about this vacation rental at the manager's website:

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(39 traveler reviews)

Singular Private Estate - 5 acres of total privacy and peacefulness...Heaven
average rating of 5.0 based on 39 reviews
5

Beautiful spacious property. All of us were able to genuinely rest on our trip.

  • 5 of 5

Loved the sounds of the creek. We spent most of our time on the upper porch enjoying the spring air, birds and flowering trees.

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so very much for your kindness and sharing your stay. Jim & Dana
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Jacksonville,
5

we had fun just relaxing

  • 5 of 5

property is located in great location and great condition

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Best vacation! Very relaxing and love the view

  • 5 of 5

Very relaxing. We stayed in the cabin most of the time my kids doesn't want to leave the place. I love waking up every morning and sit at the back porch. Love the view, the creek my kids love the boat ride too. Jim called and checked on us, Chris was very helpful too. We are already planning on going back. Thanks for allowing us to stay in your beautiful property. We also miss dear Annie (the boxer)

Definitely recommended 🤗

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so happy your family enjoyed your stay. Our goals are to provide each and every family with wonderful long lasting memories. The Retreat has now made over 360 families a quiet, peaceful, private family escape. We rejoice in the happiness and fun your kids experienced. I agree with you, all our guests love sitting up on the porch in rockers and enjoying coffee while they watch the kids have a ball in the Creek. I truly appreciate your kindness in your words and expressing the joy you all shared. Please come back soon, and enjoy a little piece of heaven. With warmest regards, Jim & Dana McGraw
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5

Incredibly property and house

  • 5 of 5

Planning on returning this fall.

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so glad to provide special memories for a lifetime. Your words are so precious to us and we thank you for your kindness and appreciation of this very special property. Jim & Dana Mcgraw Blessings go your family...
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5

Jim told us all about property over phone, once we actually got here it blew our expectations away..

  • 5 of 5

We had the best time ever! Never wanted to leave and do other things. Sitting on the back porch in the rockers listening to the gurgling brook was so relaxing and peaceful. What a great place! We will be back!

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks and appreciation for your kind words We delight in making never ending memories for families. Sharing the Retreat is a blessing and privilege for Dana and I. It is truly a piece of heaven and peace of mind and adventures for the kids. Please come and enjoy Gods gift of the mountains. Kindest regards to you all, Jim and Dana McGraw
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5

We woke up in Heaven

  • 5 of 5

It would take me far more time than I have to tell you of every amazing detail of this cabin, so I will tell you my 5 year old granddaughters take on it: Our family joined us mid-way through our week. Their flight was delayed, so she arrived to the cabin sound asleep. Early the next morning she got to check out the vast cabin, and then we toured the grounds. Even at 5, the beauty is too much to be overlooked, and at every turn she was thrilled. The play area! The rock strewn creek! The watermill! The silhouette of mountains in the horizon! The bridge! The dam! The Pond! The grape arbor! The hummingbirds! At every turn she was more excited. And as we came around the foliage from the horseshoe pit and picnic area, she saw a large cross. She hurriedly grabbed my hands and exclaimed "Nana! That is Jesus' cross!! Is this Heaven?" So- my review of this amazing cabin is simply that quote- I surely couldnt sum it up any better. And this little slice of Heaven comes complete with Angel hosts that go out of their way to make sure your stay is perfect.

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a wonderful witness to our goals.... Making lifelong memories surrounded by heaven on earth for our guest. Your words touched my wife's soul and mine to hear that precious child say "is this heaven"? Yes, it's a little piece of heaven we share with families like yours. Bless you and hug that child for us. Your thankful host.... Jim & Dana McGraw
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Blairsville Georgie
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Lake Chatuge beach....families..
Car: necessary

Located about 90 minutes north of Atlanta. This region is noted for Indian history, National Forest, Appalachian Cultural History & Trial North, Mountain History, Gold Mining, Mountain Flora & Fawna. Area is noted for the following: Much sought after mountain properties with amenities...Lake Chutuge (marina services, restaurants, bars, shopping resorts).....Young Harris College provides...a complete array of cultural and educational activities to include, arts, drama, orchestra and voice assemblies, concerts(most often free), Sunday brunch open to public, Now a 4 year college it has provided the local area with tremendous opportunities to see and experience all forms of the arts....and course works in most major field. The world renowned John C. Cambell arts center is located nearby.

Brasstown Valley Resort - top rated resort providing championship golf, tennis, horseback riding, spa facilities, indoor and outdoor pools, walking trails, magnificent meals and buffets on weekend

Other Activities: Located near Georgia's tallest mountain...Brasstown Bald

Golf: Golf is available at the BRASSTOWN VALLEY RESORT, about a 20 minute ride from the estate. The resort has champion course with adjoining bar and grill. THERE IS ALSO A NUMBER OF COURSES AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC NEAR BY.

Ski: Inquire about snow skiing before booking....

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Rates & Availability

Hiawassee Estate Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Fall/Holiday
Sep 8 2017 - Jan 2 2018
3 night minimum stay
$425
$2,500
$10,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$350
$1,900
$7,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Security Deposit $500
Pet Fee $35
Maid fee $150

$300.00 security deposit, fully refundable once Retreat is inspected. Refund via PayPal or second check with deposit. Check wlll be destroyed osr mailed to you after Retreat inspected. This also applies to any sign of pet damages. Christmas and Thanksgiving require a 20% additional surcharge.

10% off total rates for returning guest..
WE DO NOT PROVIDE TOWELS OR WASH CLOTHES.
1/2 OF RENTAL RATE IS DUE IMMEDIATELY. PARTIAL REFUNDS ARE AT OUR BASED ON NOTICE FROM OUR GUESTS. There are surcharges for the total number of guest - $ 350.00 per night, up to 7 people ; $ 375.00 per night 7-10 people.person.
The balance is due 7 business days before arrival.. You must provide towels and washcloths .
Our cancellation policy is thusly: Notice before 30 days a full refund. Within 30 days 1/2 of your deposit is retained;
this is due to having to again posting your cancellation....perhaps us losing a potential guest because of the limited time to reposting your reservation.
We will provide a full refund if someone books your cancellation.

Checks onlly. 1/2 due on your reservation with the balance due 10 working days before your arrival.
We do not subscribe TO HOMEAWAY OR VRBO online booking.....saving you over a $ 100.00 fee from there system.
All reservations are made directly with us. Refunds on cancellation- If cancellation is before 15 days a full refund. If less than 15 days a surcharge of 20% of rates is required.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.

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