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Great House + Great Lake + Great Location = Great Vacation

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,750 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

1750 square foot house overlooking Lake Lanier, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

The Lake House is located at the end of the circle in a wonderful older lake neighborhood. There are 2 bedrooms, bath, living room, dining room, kitchen and laundry on the main floor and the master bedroom and master bath are upstairs. The master has a queen bed, sofa, chair and 42” flat screen TV. Bedroom 2 has a queen bed, 32” flat screen TV and chair. Bedroom 3 has a twin bed, a double bed and 37" inch flat screen. The living room has a 47" flat screen and a wood burning fireplace. The kitchen has a self-cleaning oven, dishwasher, microwave and plenty of dishes and pots and pans.

The large concrete patio provides an excellent place for lake viewing, dining or watching the kids in the fenced yard. The covered shelter between the house and the dock provides a great place for relaxing and reading.

A gentle slope leads you to the 32' x 32' covered boat dock with a 14' slip and 12' platform for swimming, fishing and relaxing. Bring your boat or rent one at a marina on the Lake. Bald Ridge Marina with a public boat launch 5 minutes away. Mary Alice Park with public boat launch 10 minutes away. A canoe is available for guest use. Please bring your own life jackets.

This property is perfect for families. Remember, 6 overnight guests and no more than 15 people on the property at any given time. Please no wild and crazy parties. We love our neighbors and respect their homes, families and privacy.

Travel GA 400 north to the North Georgia Mountains for a great day trip of hiking or visiting numerous world class wineries. Head South on GA 400 to Buckhead, Midtown or Atlanta for a Braves, Falcon’s or Hawk's game, the World of Coke, the GA Aquarium, CNN Center or the Atlanta Zoo.

Costco, Publix, Walmart, Target, Kohls, Home Depot, Lowe's, Outback, Chili's, Starbucks and all the other chains and Mom and Pop's are within 2 - 5 miles.

Drive 15 minutes south on GA 400 to Exit 13 - The Collection at Forsyth for great upscale shopping, dining and AMC Theater. Continue south on GA 400 45 minutes to downtown Atlanta for the Braves, the Falcons, museums, GA Aquarium, Zoo Atlanta, CNN and World of Coke.

Drive 15 minutes north on GA 400 to N. GA Premium Outlet Mall in Dawsonville. Continue north to the southern most point of Blue Ridge Mountains with great hiking and waterfalls or follow the signs to the North GA wineries.

I will usually respond within a few hours to your inquiry. Last minute rentals will be considered.

More Details

Owner
Janey Boyles
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 23, 2017

About Janey Boyles

We purchased this property in 2004. It was our home until 2008. We became Grandparents and needed a larger place to accommodate our extended family. We live about 15 miles away and miss our great friends and neighbors. We manage and care for the property.

Janey Boyles purchased this house in 2004

Why Janey Boyles chose Cumming

We loved the location, just one mile from GA 400. The channel/cove is great, deep and away from the busy parts of the lake. When the water level fluctuates, we just roll out the docks - "chase the water." Close to town but felt as though we were in the county.

What makes this house unique

Great cozy house, quiet neighborhood, great part of the lake, 1 mile from GA 400, 2 miles from downtown Cumming, easy access to Atlanta and the North Georgia mountains. Because we are away from the larger parts of the lake, you can float the day or night away in the lake or rest peacefully on the dock.

This property is great for families. Please no large family reunions, birthday parties or fraternity/sorority/prom parties.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Review #15704765 “Great House + Great Lake + Great Location = Great Vacation”

Family Wedding Weekend

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Late review but well deserved! We stayed at Janey's lake home for our daughter's wedding. There were five of us staying there, but we also had the grandchildren come for the day after the wedding for family time. They all enjoyed the surrounding area and went on a short hike while we prepared brunch in the very well-equipped, up-to-date kitchen. The home is spotless, and every amenity of home is there, including the washer and dryer, which we used. All beds are comfortable and the whole home is nicely decorated. The views are awesome of the lake and surrounding area. The lighting is great due to the windows across the whole back. Had we brought our dog, he would have loved the fenced in area. Janey's communication is very timely and efficient. Checking in/out was simple. The location is perfect for proximity to all thoroughfares to anywhere....only one road to major roads (unlike many lake areas that have a multitude of windy roads to get anywhere). Everything was just perfect which made the wedding weekend even better. We will definitely request again for future visits to Atlanta. Janey was a most hospitable host!
Nov 2015
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Amenities

Bald Ridge Acres House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1750 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • No loud Parties!
  • No more than 10 total guests at any time!
  • Quite hours " 11 PM to 8 AM.
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Huge bathroom, great storage closet.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Skylight
  • Bathroom 1: on the first floor, tub/shower combination, storage closet, vanity with lots of drawers, toilet, lots of towels, window. Bathroom 2: upstairs, shower, glass shower door, toilet, vanity with lots of drawers, lots of towels, skylight.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Master Bedroom - upstairs: queen bed, sofa, chair, TV, ceiling, bath with shower. Second Bedroom - on the main floor: queen bed, chair, TV, ceiling fan. Third Bedroom - on the main floor: double bed, twin bed, chair, TV, ceiling fan.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

Reviews

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Great House + Great Lake + Great Location = Great Vacation
average rating of 5.0 based on 65 reviews
Alpharetta, Ga
5

Lake House 2016

  • 5 of 5

I just had the pleasure of staying at the Lake House for the 2nd time. You feel at home from the time you walk in. The view from the house and the back patio area are awesome. We enjoyed the dock both Friday afternoon and Saturday morning. So peaceful. Home owners think of everything to make your stay comfortable and you don't have to pack up your house to bring everything in order to enjoy the property. Outside furniture is provided on patio and dock. Kitchen is stocked with pots and pans, dishes, cups, glasses, cutlery, silverware, everything you need. The bedrooms are very welcoming and the beddings provided are the finest quality. All 6 of us had another great weekend at the Lake House! Thank you Janey!

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wendy, we are so glad we met all of your needs. It is our goal to make sure everyone has the opportunity to relax and enjoys the lake and the dock. We are looking forward to seeing you next year. Thanks for staying at the Lake House!!
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5

Awesome Lake Lanier House

  • 5 of 5

The house was beautifully furnished and very comfortable. The view of the lake was incredible. We really enjoyed our stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks the great review. Love it when our guests appreciate our home! Look forward to a return visit.
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5

Just the right size

  • 5 of 5

It is a great house, well kept, updated and clean. The beds were large and comfortable. The house was the perfect size for our family of 6. The owner was helpful and the dock was very nice. However, the dock is down a steep hill so make sure you have everything you need on the boat when you walk down.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So very glad we were a good fit for your family. Sorry the path to the lake was difficult for you. Most people consider the path great compared to most lots on the lake. Either way you are 100% correct. Careful planning is a must.
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Alpharetta GA
5

We had a 5 night stay, and it was fantastic. Relaxing and fun at the same time.

  • 5 of 5

The home is very clean and the location made it convenient for shopping and eating out. Great Lake access. We could have stayed another 5 days.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We did our job. Thanks so much. Looking forward to seeing you in October. A beautiful time of the year to be on the Lake.
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5

Loved it

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Music to our ears. Love it when our guests enjoy the Lake House!!
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5

Staying at the Lake House was amazing.

  • 5 of 5

Staying at the Lake House could not have been a more perfect fit for our family! The house accommodated 4 adults and 2 teenagers perfectly- the kitchen had everything you could ask for and we used the outdoor Weber Grill almost daily to cook our dinners. Having access to the Lake for swimming and canoeing was fantastic. Janey was a most accommodating and easy to work with host. The house is spotless and super clean, thoughtfully decorated and it really felt like home for two weeks. All in all it was a memorable stay and wonderful experience. We highly recommend this location. THANK YOU!

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Love having wonderful guest. Your family tops the list. Thanks for the great review. We do our best to make everyone's visit awesome!!
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Map

AMC Avenue Forsyth 12
Rice Restaurant & Sushi Bar
"Good place to eat, even for the non-sushi eaters. Best place in North Cumming for sushi. It ..."
Bald Ridge Marina
"Full service marina. Boat sales and rental. Small sandwich shop."
The Collection at Forsyth
"Great outdoor shopping. Lots of great higher end stores, AMC Movie Theatre, great restaurants."
Marlow's Tavern
"Great restaurant and bar. Can be a long wait. But what the heck, there is great shopping n..."
Movies 400
Taco Mac
Provino's
Ferguson's Meat Market
"Great place for steaks, chops, ribs, etc. We visit several times a week."
Bald Ridge Marina
"Full service marina. Boat sales and rental. Small sandwich shop."
Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Atlanta International (ATL)
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Applebee's, Chilli's, Outback, The Ridge
Nearest Golf
9 Miles
Windermere
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
GA 400
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Applebee's, Chilli's, Outback, Provino's, Starbuck
Nearest Point of Interest
Bald Ridge Marina
Car: necessary

Bring your boat or rent one at a marina on the Lake. Travel 20 minutes by boat or 30 minutes by car to Lake Lanier Islands Resort with restaurants, beaches, boat rentals, water park and marina. Bald Ridge Marina with a public boat launch is 5 minutes away. Mary Alice Park with public boat launch is 10 minutes away.

Costco, Publix, Walmart, Target, Kohls, Home Depot, Lowe's, Outback, Chili's, Starbucks and all the other chains and Mom and Pop's are within 2 - 5 miles.

Drive 15 minutes south on GA 400 to Exit 13 - The Collection at Forsyth for great upscale shopping, dining and AMC Theater. Continue south on GA 400 45 minutes to downtown Atlanta for the Braves, the Falcons, museums, GA Aquarium, Zoo Atlanta, CNN and World of Coke.

Drive 15 minutes north on GA 400 to N. GA Premium Outlet Mall in Dawsonville. Continue north to the southern most point of Blue Ridge Mountains with great hiking and waterfalls or follow the signs to the North GA wineries.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Pet Fee $100
Damage Deposit $300

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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