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Wilderness Lodge on the Lake! 4BR Sleeps 8-10

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 2 - 6 nights

Overview

About the property

Lodge, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 4.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

Mountain Lion, Bobcat and Bear! Oh My! You're not in Kansas anymore when you enter this Wilderness Lodge Retreat located in sunny Hartwell, Georgia. With over 30 'stuffed' animals, we can assure you this will be a rental you'll remember for years to come. You'll love the charm of this wooded lodge and especially the location on the lake just 1 mile from downtown Hartwell's shops and restaurants.

Imagine waking up with a hot cup of coffee and sitting in the cozy sunporch overlooking the lake. Watch as the heron spears her breakfast, the fish jump and the birds build their nests. Spend the day sunning yourself on the two story covered boat dock or relaxing in the shade on one of the many lounge chairs. You may bring along your own boat for docking or rent one at a nearby marina. Take a quiet kayak ride in the cove and search for the home of the resident beaver. We're minutes from the main channel and the deep water in our cove keeps us wet all summer long.

We have provided all of the necessities you'll require as well as much of the entertainment you'll desire for the whole family! A large recreation room provides hours of fun and enjoyment playing pool, ping pong and PS2 with our selection of games. If a football game or golf tournament is on the tube, watch it on one of our large screen (55', 70') TVs. Relax on one of the wood swings with a view of the water or soak in the hot tub with a glass of champagne. Have a festive family dinner around our farmhouse table or take a picnic to one of the many sandy shorelines on Lake Hartwell.

Bring your whole family for a vacation to remember on Lake Hartwell. Just don't feed the animals!

Keywords: Cabin, House, Lodge, Lake House, Getaway, Retreat, Family Escape, Vacation Rental

More Details

Owner
Julie Ouellette
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 16, 2017

About Julie Ouellette

We are an outdoors family, loving to swim, hike, dirt bike ride, tube and enjoy the surrounding area. We've decided to share our lodge with other families through rentals and hope to enjoy it throughout the year as well. We love Hartwell, the great shopping, the amazingly friendly people and the slow pace. We can't help but relax when we're up here. Most often you'll find us reading a book in the shade, sipping lemonade and laughing at silly jokes. From our family to yours, we wish you a relaxing vacation!

Julie Ouellette purchased this lodge in 2010

Why Julie Ouellette chose Georgia

Hartwell is awesome, just minutes from I-85 and convenient to Atlanta, Greenville, the North GA mountains it's in the perfect location to enjoy all that Georgia and South Carolina have to offer. The people in Hartwell make you feel instantly at home. The country feel yet access to city amenities makes it a perfect escape.

What makes this lodge unique

This quiet neighborhood has large lots, well kept houses and many full time families. The lake is quiet and huge! Many times we are the only ones out on the water. We love taking a 20 minute boat ride to the Portman Marina for dinner at the Galley and coming home with the beautiful sunset as the backdrop.

Amenities

Hartwell Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • 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:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , Separate His/Hers vanities
    Loft Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Labrador Bath - toilet , shower
    Mallard Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
    Main Floor Half Bath - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master - 1 king , Includes TV/DVD and full bathroom
    Queen Barn Wood Bedroom - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Private Bathroom
    Loft Bedroom - 1 queen , Cozy Loft Bedroom with full bathroom. Private.
    Bunk Room - 2 bunk bed , Cousins can share a room with these two bunk beds.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Notes:
All wood interior, 30 taxidermy animals including bear, mountain lion, bobcat, water fowl and many more!! Board games, double decker dock for sun bathing, kayak and a selection of life jackets. Hot tub with built in lounges, stack stone fireplace ready for your fire on cold nights, large private yard with ample room for boat trailer parking.

Reviews

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Wilderness Lodge on the Lake! 4BR Sleeps 8-10
average rating of 5.0 based on 49 reviews
5

Love living in the "wilderness"

  • 5 of 5

Our week at the Wilderness loadge was amazing! We had a full house of people and never felt crowded or on top of each other. The house had plenty of space for everyone to do their own thing or be all together! The bedrooms were comfortable and we all had our own bathrooms! Though the town of Hartwell has some fun small town things to do and offer, we never needed to leave the house (except to buy groceries, which is not a far drive). The house had games, movies, puzzles, large Jenga, ping pong, pool, a big kitchen, and of course the lake! We spent endless hours on the dock and swimming in the lake. We couldn't have asked for a better week or place for our family to vacation together! And of course the animals on the wall kept the conversation going!

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chicago, IL
5

There is Love in the walls of this Lodge

  • 5 of 5

Our family had an amazing time at the Lodge. The children fell in love as soon as we opened the door. It was peaceful, relaxing, beautiful and a wonderful break from the day to day madness. It was so nice we decided to stay an extra 2 days opting for a longer commute to handle business. So worth it. Hot tub was just what we needed after running around all day in SC. Already planning on returning for another trip VERY soon. Owner was great to work with and very easy going. Best vacation in a long time. Didn't want to leave.

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fabulous week at the Lodge !

  • 5 of 5

We spent our Spring Break at the Wilderness Lodge and we all had such a great time ! Everything we could possibly need was provided at the house, and we loved the decor ! We all enjoyed spending time downstairs with the pool table and ping pong table. Such a great room!! We look forward to going back one day. The owners were great to work with and quick to respond to any questions we had.

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Athens, Ga. Clarke Couonty
5

Great week at Wilderness Lodge

  • 5 of 5

Our family spent a wonderful week in July, 2016 at Wilderness Lodge on Lake Hartwell. This lake house is beautiful with everything that you could need and more. The two tiered deck was such fun for our young people as well as for all of us. We loved how close we were to the town of Hartwell. Having grown up in Hartwell we could easily visit our friends and relive our younger years. Thanks so much for a wonderful vacation week.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Atlanta, Ga
5

Fun with grandkids

  • 5 of 5

We stayed a week with our 5 grandchildren - ages 7-11. We loved the house, beautifully decorated with a well stocked kitchen. We enjoyed ping pong, pool table and the hot tub. Great location on quiet cove - but close to anything you need. Definitely will plan on coming back. Owners very easy to work with and responsive

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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cleveland, ga
5

One of our FAVORITES!

  • 5 of 5

We just left our 3 night Valentines Day Getaway weekend with the family, and we absolutely loved it. We have rented many places over the years on vrbo and this is definitely one of the best. The house was very, very, clean upon arrival. It was furnished tastefully with a hunting lodge theme. The kitchen was stocked with everything you would need. All of the bedrooms were very spacious and comfortable. We had so much fun downstairs playing pool, ping pong, and relaxing in the hot tub. The house was very convenient to town. The owners were super to deal with and quick to respond if we had any questions. I would definitely stay here again, and I think our kids are already planning on it. Loved the house and hope to rent again soon.

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Point of Interest
Downtown Hartwell
Nearest Point of Interest
Boat Ramp
Nearest Point of Interest
Swamp Guinea
Nearest Point of Interest
Tubing and Skiing
Nearest Point of Interest
Walmart
Nearest Point of Interest
Ingles

There is so much to do in the Hartwell area. Let us know what you're interested in and we'll help point you in the right direction!

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Rates & Availability

Hartwell Lodge Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer 2017
May 24 2017 - Sep 4 2017
4 night minimum stay
$375
$2,500
 
 
Summer 2018
May 28 2018 - Sep 3 2018
6 night minimum stay
$375
$2,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$250
From
$325
Thu,Fri,Sat
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Pet Fee $200

2 dogs allowed per reservation. $200 pet fee is per week, $75 per weekend and non-refundable.

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Payment terms 25% upon reservation and remainder due 30 days prior to rental. Credit Card authorization required for security/damage deposit $500.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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