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Welcome to Crane's Nest, a Peaceful Log Cabin with a Lake View

Bedrooms 4
Space sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Popular Features
  • Covered Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Wireless Internet
  • children welcome


About the property

Cabin, 4 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Come stay with us in the south at Crane's Nest for peace, relaxation, and enjoyment. This 3000 sq ft Log cabin is nestled on 4 acres with 4 amazing bedrooms and 2 stunning baths with jetted tubs. It has all wood interior and exterior with the back wall of home having 4 sliding glass doors that come out onto a 1100 sq ft deck that overlooks a breath taking view of trees and Lake Joy. It has a massive great room that makes for great entertaining and also a fully equipped gourmet kitchen. You will make it your dream home while grilling on the back deck, bird watching, and catching glimpse of the deer that roam the property or while you drink your coffee on the front porch and take in a sun rise. While staying at Crane's nest you will experience the peaceful feeling of being secluded and away from all hustle and bustle of daily life but still have the convenience of only being minutes away from, shopping, restaurants, attractions, and activities.

Crane's nest is not only for family vacationers, but the cabin is also perfect for Executives, People doing business at the Ag. Center, People in town for the Famous Warner Robins American Little League, and also Group Golfers.

All you have to do is pack your personal items when you stay at this home away from home.

Book us at Crane's nest start a tradition rich with Southern Charm!

*You must buy your own groceries as we do not supply food or drink items.

Keywords: Quiet, Secluded, Getaway,Large back deck, ,Shade trees,4 acres, Beautiful Views, Relaxing atmosphere, Comfortable,Very clean, equipped Gourmet Kitchen, Entertaining area, Large great room, Shopping, Fishing, Restaurants, Attractions, Golf groups, Families, Southern Hospitality, Heart of Georgia, Pet friendly, extra parking, Grilling

More Details

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 17, 2017

About The Owner

I grew up in area so my southern roots run deep. Now I live in Tx., married my TCU college sweet heart and have 2 adult children and 4 grandchildren. we travel alot and are involved in community acitivities and love hanging with our grandchildren. I am a Tx. real estate broker and manage families properties.

The Owner purchased this cabin in 1999

Why The Owner chose Georgia

Centrally located in the Heart of Georgia, 3-4 hours from beach and mountains. Many attractions in area for entertainment. Shopping in the Historic town of Perry with quaint shops along the town square & antique shops in the area. Then drive over to Centerville to the Galleria Mall, about a twenty five min drive. Mossy Creek festival located across the street from cabin. April & Oct. Easy access to Ga. National Fairgrounds & Agricenter (about 10 minutes way)

What makes this cabin unique

Peaceful, relaxing, enjoying the back deck that offers beautiful views of lake and nature. The choice of cooking at home in a fully equipped kitchen or the convenience of eating out, minutes away. The comfort of having 4 bedrooms for family and guests and all can gather in 'Great Room' for visiting,fun, and T.V. Driving to Lanes Orchard for fresh peach ice cream is a favorite. My husband loves the golf at Houston Lake County Club which is 5 minutes away. The friendliness of the people everywhere is so refreshing. That southern hospitality is the real deal.


Perry Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Water View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds ( 1), Twin or Single Beds (2)
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub ...
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
Custon built 3,000 sq. ft. log cabin retreat, shade trees, Ga. pines, 4 acres, oversized deck for relaxing, entertaining, beautiful views from glass doors, windows, 'Great Room' , gormet kitchen, island, breakfast bar, open concept living area, high ceilings, all wood inside and out, spacious bedroooms, 2 large master baths, jetted tubs, cedar closets, secluded but minutes from shopping, country club, golf, fishing restaurants, heart of Ga., Ag center, Southeastern Regional Headquarters, Perry Court House, Houston Medical Hospital, Warner Robins Air Force Base, appealing , versatile, corporate events, executives, families, getaway for the discriminating traveler, group.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(12 traveler reviews)

Welcome to Crane's Nest, a Peaceful Log Cabin with a Lake View
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 12 reviews

Beautiful home in great location! Thank you for being dog friendly!

  • 4 of 5

Property was stunning and home was very relaxing! Property manager was very nice and helpful. Great location!

Thank you for being dog friendly!

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Crane's Nest is a wonderful location for people attending events at the AG Center and a wonderful "Home away from Home" setting. These were exceptional guests- very responsible and observing the "rules " of the house with their four legged pooches (champion show dogs) . They truly were a delight!!
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So homey and clean

  • 5 of 5

We rented the house while working at the National Fair for 11 days and got home late from working one night and locked our selves out of the house on accident and the property manager quickly came and unlocked the door for us. She also put pumpkins out on the pouch for us. The little details make it so nice!

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful place to stay and unwind!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I booked the Crane's Nest for 3 nights for a wedding weekend, and it was everything we hoped for and more! The owners were very accommodating, and Stacy, the property manager, was prompt and helpful. We had a large party of guests, and there was plenty of space for all, as well as great amenities: from extra linens to firewood to all the kitchen essentials we needed to make a spontaneous buffet breakfast! Definitely recommend, we would love to go back!

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are always delighted when our wonderful guests share their experience at Crane's Nest. Everyone is always so surprised at how beautiful and unique the cabin/ property is - it is our desire for our guests to have a "Home Away from Home" ambiance and a true Southern Hospitality Wecome!! One of the best things about Crane's Nest is that we have an incredible property manager- she treats everyone like family. So appreciate the opportunity yo say thank you to our guests. Sheryl Bates
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Cranes Nest

  • 5 of 5

What a great place to stay and relax. We were there for a wedding and of course the interstate hotels were not an option since we needed a minimum of 4 rooms. All our grown children with their guests all stayed with us in the spacious "cabin". When I think of cabin I think small. This was so spacious and roomy we got confused where some of the rooms led too. It was great especially in the evenings when we all gathered in the main room for festivities. Everybody had a wonderful time being there, sitting on the spacious back porch and playing football on the front yard. We saw owls, hawks, and numerous critters. Everything was well maintained, clean, and there was nothing missing. I would consider going back to Cranes Nest anytime. Its more of a gathering place for friends and family since there is not a lot to do in the area. Another great thing is you have plenty of shopping "Groceries" and some restaurants nearby. Even met the neighbors next door with their 3 dogs as well. Great times were had by all...

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Commerce Twp., Michigan

Our ultimate Georgia destination

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at Crane's Nest seven times totaling almost 90 days. It has become our home away from home and every time we arrive it's as if we are home again. This spacious "cabin" is perched atop a hill overlooking Lake Joy with views that are just outstanding. With 4 large bedrooms (three with walk-in closets) there is more than enough room for large family get togethers. The kitchen is open to a great room that has to be over 1600 square feet itself and is stocked with most every convenience and gadget one could need. The high speed internet keeps everyone in touch with the outside world.

We have had family gatherings here (we are from Michigan with many relatives in Warner Robbins) during Thanksgiving and Christmas and the large dining area comes in real handy. Our two dogs seem to sense good

times ahead when we pack the car to head south to Crane's Nest! The photo of the home does not do the property justice as the entire structure has been stained to look brand new!

  • Submitted: May 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nashville, TN

Excellent accomodations for a family get together

  • 5 of 5

We had a delightful time at Crane's Nest. The cabin was very spacious and well stocked, the beds were extremely comfortable, and everyone felt very comfortable and safe staying there. I wholeheartedly recommend this cabin for families. If you have very small children, I suggest being very careful on the deck as the benches built around the trees are built in such a way a child could easily fall through the gap around the tree trunks. Also the clock and bird cage inside are top heavy and a little unsteady making then susceptible to being pulled down if tugged on. None of these things were major issues. We had our 2 year old son running around and just had to keep a close eye on him when he was near these things. Both Sheryl (the property owner) and Stacy (the property manager) were extremely accommodating and pleasant to work with from organized the trip through our arrival and departure. Should we visit Perry again, I intend to re-book.

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your wonderful and honest review. I'm so appreciative of your feedback on the safety issues regarding small children. It is valuable information and I will definitely address and correct each concern. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Crane's Nest. Thank you for being our guest, Sheryl Bates (owner)
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Minutes from the New Little League Southeastern Regional Headquarters and the multi-purpose Agricenter. Fishermen paradise, Lake Joy has lots of lilly pads for the perfect spot for bass enthusiasts & only cost bucks a day. Houston Lake, 5 minutes away, is free to the public & has bass, perch, catfish, and brim. New to Perry, Go Fish Educational Center that offers a lot for the family, Golfers-Houston lake Country Club,(5 minutes away), Landings Golf Club, & others , Masse Lane Gardens, spend the afternoon walking thru gardens & Koi ponds, and more. Stop by Lanes Southern Orchard Farms for shopping, fresh produce, and lunch, (12 miles away) ,Warner Robins Museum for aviation is a must see, the fastest growing military aviation museum in the southeast! Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter which offers different events year round such as horse shows, dog shows rodeos, & Georgia National Fair, Andersonville National Cemetery & Historic site (26 miles)


Rates & Availability

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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Pet Fee $150
Refundable damage deposit $300

The rates are negotiable depending on the number of days booked. For 2 nights, the rate would be $400.00 a night. For 3-6 night- $350.00 a night. For 7 days and over $300.00 a night. If staying a longer period of time, the rates are discounted.

Owner'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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