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Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 3,000 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Cabin, 5 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 14)

Grab some mountain and lake fun before peak season and those high rates kick in! And we are offering 10% off any bookings before Memorial Day Weekend! Kedra has been a guest favorite with high reviews since our first guests arrived in 2004 and we are always updating, replacing, maintaining and tweaking to make it better than ever! It is a family home managed by the family and you feel that personal touch from booking to check-out. Your group will enjoy every season as each offers its own special delights for your group to enjoy in the North GA mountains: peaceful views, private dock on quiet cove, spacious and lovely home with fun for all. We hope all our guests go home saying 'That was a perfect place and a great stay!'

The main level at Kedra feels like a peaceful mountain lodge with wood floors, pine-paneling, and a stacked-stone gas fireplace in the family room. This is open to the dining room with seating for 14, and our heavily equipped 3-cook kitchen. The master bedroom is also located on this level and windows line the rear of the house allowing for great views. You can step onto the covered porch to pass the afternoon in a rocking chair or porch swing.

Upstairs you will find two enormous bedrooms each outfitted to sleep a family, as well as a full bathroom. We decorated our cabin with a 'bed-&-breakfast' feel, with each bedroom having its own unique character. The lower level may be your center of activity where you can have friendly competitions in air hockey or playstation, relax by the tv, or head to the lake. Also located there are two more bedrooms and a full bath. The crowning feature in the back: walk the 75 yards down the gently-sloped property to a large firepit, sandbox, and 100 feet of lake front with a private dock and canoe on a quiet cove for swimming.

Our cabin is on a beautiful, low-traffic TVA lake and a pontoon boat is available for rental. (Please note that Lake Nottely is lowered in the winter months and during drought seasons by the TVA). The town of Blairsville is sleepy and quaint but still has plenty of shopping, restaurants, and entertainment options to suit everyone's desires. (Go to the Union County Chamber of Commerce web page for more information.)

In the end, it is our previous guest's own words that say the most about our cabin: 'beautiful... thank you for the warmth and hospitality of your home... home away from home... elegant... 2 weeks was not enough... all of our needs were met by your preparations... spacious and clean... very realxing... family friendly... we will be back!'

Keywords: Lake House, 5 bedrooms, log, ping pong, private dock, large, lake nottely, blairsville, rental, family, retreat, fire, boat

More Details

Property Manager
Kelly Finley
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 26, 2018

About Kelly Finley

Welcome to our vacation home, Kedra on the Lake! We are Ralph and Ann and we are retired and live in the Metro Atlanta area. We have 4 married children and 12 grand kids ages 1-22 who we love like crazy and with whom we share many wonderful times at Kedra through out the whole year. We would love for you to bring your crowd here too and please know that you will be treated like a treasured guest!

Kelly Finley purchased this cabin in 2004

Why Kelly Finley chose Blairsville

Lake Nottely in Blairsville has the perfect combination of charm, convenience, natural beauty and remoteness that makes our trips up there so enjoyable. There is lots to do but you don't have to fight a crowd of other vacationers to do it! The house is huge and is easy for more than one family to share, giving us each a little space to breath and plenty of room to share.

What makes this cabin unique

Each year we add to our list of things to do, taking expeditions to find new and interesting adventures. Of course, the lake is the biggest draw... fishing, canoeing, boating, swimming; it is all heaven on this lovely, peaceful lake. We also enjoy tubing and rafting down the rivers, golfing, hiking to waterfalls, shopping and eating out at our favorite restaurants. Probably our favorite outing is to Vogel State Park, a must-do on every trip. Mostly it is time spent together, making memories and getting refreshed from the peacefullness and beauty.

Guestbook comments from the manager


Thanks much for the rental of your lake home in Blairsville. Kedra was great for our family reunion. We did rent the small cabin called “granny’s cabin” in order to have 2 additional bedrooms. It was only about 2 miles away (5 minutes), back down Pat Colwell. The owners are a very nice couple from Florida. I would highly recommend their cabin to others you rent to who need 2 addtl bedrooms.

I trust your cleaning people will find Kedra in great shape. We always take great care to leave our rentals in the best of condition. Although the water was cold, our family enjoyed two days of perfect weather and a quiet scenic retreat. We actually all left on Sunday afternoon, as only one group of three was able to stay the 3rd night. We will place your VRBO number in our vacation file for the future. And I have already provided it to a friend looking for a place this summer.

Thanks again,

May 2014
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Blairsville Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Master
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Upstairs Jack-n-Jill Bathroom
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Lower Level Jack-N-Jill Bathroom
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , In main living area
  • All bedrooms are directly attached to bathrooms.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Last bed is a trundle.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 2 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
  • King size Beds (2), Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (5)
  • Air Hockey
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
Playstation, Cooking Utensils, Blow Dryers, Air Hockey Table, Games, Videos, Books, Canoe, Outdoor Firepit, Sandbox, Dock


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April and May Gorgeous and on Sale! 10% Off!
average rating of 4.78 based on 100 reviews

57 Years of Bliss

  • 5 of 5

My family and I decided to bring my grandparents here for their 57th wedding anniversary. Everyone really had an awesome time, even my grandparents, who rarely leave their home. There was enough space for everyone from the 1 year old, all the way to the 70 something year old guests of honors. The home had everything we needed, from toiletries to the right dishes for cooking things from eggs to pizza, to spaghetti, to grilling (if needed). I would definitely consider staying here again. Doug, the next door neighbor, came over and introduced himself. He was very friendly and helpful!

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We spent a good time with family and very comfortable house. excellent

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Miguel! We always live to have our guests come back year after year as you all have done :)
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It’s a beautiful house and property.

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed the house and lake. The kids loved playing upstairs and downstairs and going on the canoe! The weather was cold and we enjoyed that too. We could have used blankets but there weren’t any. And it would have been great to have a few more coffee mugs. Besides that it was a perfect Christmas vacation with all our family including six grandchildren. Thanks

  • Submitted: Dec 28, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I’m always pleased to hear how guests have enjoyed the home! And thank you for the input on blankets and mugs... we have probably lost some mugs and it is time to add some. More blankets will be added as well.
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Wonderful Vacation!!

  • 5 of 5

This cabin was wonderful. It is perfectly located and absolutely beautiful. We will be visiting this cabin in the future!! We’ve never stayed in a cabin or any vacation home for that matter that was so well stocked with everyrhing we needed and more!!

We had an amazing week.

  • Submitted: Dec 27, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks April! It makes us so happy to have been a part of making your first cabin rental a great one! Hope to have you back.
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Woodstock, Georgia

Beautiful and quiet retreat!

  • 5 of 5

The house was all that we needed for a relaxing weekend. There was plenty of space for our three families to spread out. The kitchen was well stocked with any and all utensils and even a crock-pot! The kitchen was large and wide open which helped when serving lots of hungry guests! The view from the large deck was beautiful and serene and the porch swing was a big hit with our teens! Thank you for offering your home to us!

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Decatur, GA

Wonderful House

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at Kendra. The house is very spacious, very well equipped and close to everything.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Swimming Pool, Pontoon boat rentals, Canoeing, Bowling, ATV Trails, Scenic Byways, skateboard park


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 12.0%

During Winter months we do allow 2 night stays for a charge of $525.00 for the weekend.
Summer holidays of Memorial Day, Labor Day and July 4th week will have a 10% premium up charge.

Booking within 3 weeks of Check-In? Ask about a last minute booking discount!

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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