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Member since: 2012
Speaks: english

Lake Blue Ridge Luxury Retreat! Lakefront Lodge w/ Panoramic Views

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

Morganton Lodge Rental Photos and Description

Huge Lakefront Mountain Lodge, 4 Bdr+Loft, 4.5 BA, (3 Master Suites) (Sleeps 12

Enjoy amazing sunrise and sunset views across the crystal blue waters of Lake Blue Ridge, one of the most pristine lakes in the Southeast! This unique Retreat offers lakefront amenities with exceptional views and immediate access to the National Forest!

The Lodge: True Western Cedar Log construction with quality craftsmanship evident in every detail. Beautiful wood and stone flooring. 3 huge master suites, each with a queen bed, a sitting area and a spacious bath with double sink granite vanities, walk-in shower, jetted spa tub and heated flooring. 4th bedroom in terrace level with 2 queen beds and private bath. Loft includes daybed with trundle. Indulgent pillow-top mattresses with plush pillows, crisp premium sheets, and fluffy duvets offer the ultimate in luxurious comfort for each bed. Incredible views from every room. Layout insures privacy for each bedroom suite while providing generous common areas to accommodate your entire group.

Casually elegant decor throughout. Gourmet kitchen with all the bells and whistles including gas stove, double ovens, warming oven, ice maker and french door fridge. Granite bar seats 6 with a separate dining room seating 8 and cozy kitchen alcove for 2. Screened casement windows bring fresh mountain breezes inside. Huge living room with prow front floor-to-ceiling windows, 40' stacked stone fireplace opens to wrap around deck and covered porch. Gas grill and pots of herbs on the porch off the kitchen. Laundry room.

Terrace level includes a media room with stacked stone fireplace, game room, 2 large screened TV's with simultaneous display, DVD library, PS3 360 with game library, electronic dart board and board games. Patio doors open to large covered porch with 6 person Jacuzzi overlooking the lake. Compete in a friendly game of ping pong or enjoy the lake and mountain views from the comfortable conversation area and bistro tables.

Resort Amenities: Something for everyone, all designed to make wonderful memories!

Lakeside: Stroll to private lake-side pavilion for a picnic. This facility includes tables and benches for 12, electricity and water. A new single-slip covered dock for your boat/jet skis with extra large swim/sun deck and swim ladder to enjoy swimming, sunbathing or fishing is included in the rental. The dock is a perfect launch for other lake sports such as canoeing, sailing, paddle boarding, and tubing.

Forest Side: Secluded setting in small gated community. Property includes 4 acres, adjourning 100's of acres of Chattahoochee National Forest to explore. Enjoy an outside firepit for smores and ghost stories. 55' pondless stream with 3 waterfalls provide a pleasant soundtrack for bird watching or morning coffee on the adjacent stone patio. Bocco ball court with benches for spectators adds fun for all ages. 3-hole disk golf course meanders the property. Equipment for other outdoor games like croquette and corn hole provided.

Other activities: Walking/running trails, mountain biking, hiking through adjacent National Forest

Local Attractions: 15 minute drive to downtown Blue Ridge for art festivals, unqiue shopping and fine dining. Blue Ridge also offers community theatre, the BR Scenic Railway, wine and beer tasting rooms, fly fishing and outdoor adventure shops, local artisans, spa facilities, winter ice skating and summer farmers' markets. Golf, white water rafting, horseback riding, bass fishing, fly fishing, zip line, helicopter rides, winery tours, Appalachian Trail, Berturam Trail, and Asaka Adventure area and the Cohutta wilderness area, all within 20 minute drive. Lake Blue Ridge includes a full service marina with boat and jet ski rentals. 2 hours north of Atlanta.

Keywords: Lakefront with dock, long-range mountain and lake view, True Western log construction, adjacent to National Forest, fishing, hiking, retreat, water sports, kayaking, boating, birding, luxury suites

More Details
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Owner
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)
Lake Blue Ridge Luxury Retreat! Lakefront Lodge w/ Panoramic Views
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews
St. Petersburg, FL
5

Exceeded all expectations!

  • 5 of 5

Our family decided to spend Thanksgiving in the north GA mountains and I am so glad we did! We had folks traveling from out of state, flying in and out of ATL, and others driving from within the state. The Blue Horizon Lodge was very accessible for all.

Before we settled on this particular property, I messaged Neysa Lee, who is one of the owners, to ask about some particulars. Right from the start, she was quick to respond, very friendly and helpful. I quickly became comfortable with the choice to rent her property. The deposits, rental agreement and instructions were very clear and Neysa is very organized.

The property itself is nothing short of spectacular. The views from the prowfront windows and the decks were absolutely beautiful and the architecture highlights the scenery beautifully. There is a lovely sitting area outside of the front door with a little brook and a very comfortable fire pit area not far from there in the side yard. A bocce court was under construction.

The great room on the main level is very comfortable and spills efficiently into the kitchen and dining areas and out on to the huge wrap around deck. The views are spectacular and the furnishings cozy and comfortable.

There are three exceptionally well appointed master suites with luxury amenities and beautiful views. The owners clearly have a gift for hospitality, as we were surprised by many personal touches throughout the property. The lower floor had a great area for our high school and college aged members of the group, who enjoyed the accomodations, including their own private area for playing video games in the media chairs.

Of course for Thanksgiving dinner, I saved the best for last: my sister-in-law is a very accomplished cook, so the kitchen is very important to her. The lodge kitchen is very well planned, has plenty of space for "helpers" to work and sported double ovens, a warming drawer, a gas cooktop, and much more. The ultimate compliment came from the cook - she wanted to bring the kitchen home with her!

As for the rest of us, we all enjoyed the beautiful dining table with its panoramic windows and views: a gorgeous place to enjoy a great meal and reflect on much for which to be thankful.

I cannot say enough about the location, accomodations, views, and hospitality associated with the Lodge. If schedules would permit, all involved would love to make this an annual trip. We are already scheming about when we can return!

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Statesboro, Ga
5

Fantastic Fun With Friends

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed returning to this fantastic getaway with several couples and friends. A lodge nestled in the mountains overlooking beautiful Lake Blue Ridge, this is a great place to relax with plenty of things to explore within a short drive. If you're looking for a comfortable, clean, amazingly beautiful decorated mountain escape, you need look no further. Check out the photos as they show the beauty that can't be described. Master suite bedrooms were so unique and the bathrooms featured granite countertops, separate jacuzzi tub and shower. Heated floors added to the luxury and were a favorite of ours! All were beautifully decorated and extremely clean! The guys loved watching football games downstairs relaxing in the 4 leather recliners. The girls even enjoyed watching the game on the other TV that was downstairs too! The welll-equipped kitchen was appreciated as we had several meals there. There were also great restaurants nearby. The balconies on every level have the most picturesque views of the lake and mountains. We will definitely return again to this wonderful rental lodge!

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing!!

  • 5 of 5

I don't know where to start!! Everything about the lodge exceeded our expections!! It is beautifully decorated, the views are amazing and it has every amenity you could want!! The owners went above and beyond our expectations to make Thanksgiving with our family the most memorable yet!! I can not say enough about all of the thoughtful touches Neysa surprised us with!! We would definitely return!

  • Submitted: Dec 4, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Atlanta, GA
5

Amazing Retreat for Fun and Relaxation

  • 5 of 5

Three couples recently enjoyed a fabulous weekend in this exquisite home. The setting is breathtaking, and we enjoyed sitting on the deck sipping coffee while watching the fog roll in over the lake. The house is incredible; it has every amenity and luxury that one would find at a five star resort. From the pillowtop matresses and fine linens to the well-stocked kitchen to the many entertainment options available in the house, it was a perfect escape for a relaxing weekend. Three master bedrooms gave each couple very private spaces, and if more had joined us, we would have still felt private and pampered due to the fact that the fourth bedroom is on the terrace level. Full size TV's, darts, card table, ping pong table, and a jacuzzi provide many opportunities for fun and entertainment on this level. While the men played golf at nearby Brasstown Valley Resort, the ladies enjoyed a trip into Blue Ridge where we ate a delicious lunch, wandered through a fun festival, and shopped at quaint little one-of-a-kind stores. It was a delightful weekend, and one that we will be sure to repeat in the future. Thank you to the owners of this home for providing such an amazing retreat.

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2012
  • Stayed: Oct 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for sharing your experience at the Blue Horizon Lodge. Our goal is to always exceed our guests’ expectations in every aspect of their stay. While there is very little we can do to improve the majestic mountain and lake vistas from the property or the grandeur of the adjacent National Forest, we do strive to make certain that our attention to each detail in the accommodations and service we offer culminates in a unique and luxurious respite for our guests. The Lodge offers the opportunity to make lasting memories for families and friends, and we are excited that you plan to visit us again in the near future. The highest compliment our guests can give us is to choose to spend more time at the Blue Horizon Lodge! Thank you for making the Lodge your retreat on Lake Blue Ridge.
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Statesboro, Ga
5

Fall Escape

  • 5 of 5

Wow!! I can't begin to say enough about this wonderful mountain paradise! Everything is first class and even more amazing than the pictures show! This is by far the most beautiful and immaculate house we've ever stayed in and was furnished exquisively! The views from every room of Blue Ridge Lake were breath taking! We stayed with some great friends and enjoyed cooking in the wonderfully designed kitchen that was supplied with everything you would ever need and more! We had a good time time exploring all the towns around as the house was in a great location. Be ready to be spoiled with all the extras in the bedrooms, bathrooms, den, game room, hot tub and more! The porches were great to enjoy all the wonderful fall scenery. Please read about all the special details of each room as the furniture is perfectly suited. I could go on and on about all the amenities as this little piece of heaven needs to be featured in a magazine! Great place and great stay!!

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2012
  • Stayed: Oct 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Statesboro Ga
5

Summer getaway

  • 5 of 5

Just a quick note about our recent stay at Blue Horizon. It was truly an awesome weekend!. The accomodations exceeded our expectations! The house is brilliantly positioned on the mountain with argueably the BEST view of the lake and the mountains surrounding it. My wife loves to cook and she truly enoyed the opportunity to prepare our favorite dishes in the spacious well stocked kitchen. Just like the kitchen the remainder of the house's accomodations were superb-furnished perfectly! All the bedroom suites and baths were lavishly decorated and spotless. It is obvious that the owners have thought of everything. From the early morning coffee on the deck to the cookout at the lake pavillion- this house has it all.

Upon exploring the local area, we discovered a world of things to do. We fell in lovewith the quant little town of Morganton, where one night we ate dinner at a great little family owned Italian restaurnant (highly recommend). We even ventured into Blue Ridge to the local farmers market and had a blast.

We were sorry to see our time come to an end and it was hard to leave, but we have already talked about booking the house again next year and we hopefully will make it back this fall for the "changing of the leaves"

Definitely 5 stars all around!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Zip-line, river rafting, sightseeing, winery tours, fine dining, hiking, Appalachian trail, golf, waterfalls, water skiing, canoeing, wakeboarding, paddle boarding, disc golf, fly fishing,

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Rates & Availability

Morganton Lodge Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer High Season
May 15 2016 - Sep 2 2016
7 night minimum stay
$6,300
 
 
Labor Day Week
Sep 1 2016 - Sep 4 2016
4 night minimum stay
$4,000
Flat fee
 
 
Autumn Seasonal Color
Oct 1 - Nov 10
4 night minimum stay
$900
$5,600
 
 
Thanksgiving Holidays
Nov 19 2016 - Nov 25 2016
7 night minimum stay
$6,650
Flat fee
 
 
Christmas Holidays
Dec 23 2016 - Dec 29 2016
7 night minimum stay
$6,650
Flat fee
 
 
Christmas Holidays
Dec 24 2016 - Dec 30 2016
7 night minimum stay
$950
 
 
New Years
Dec 30 2016 - Jan 5 2017
7 night minimum stay
$6,650
Flat fee
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$850
$5,950
 

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 12.0%

Rates are subject to change without notice prior to confirmation. Listed rates are based on 6 person occupancy. Please contact owner for complete quote.

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Amenities

Morganton Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 6500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain View
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Granite double sinks, huge jacuzzi tub w/ view, stone shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Granite double sinks, huge jacuzzi tub w/ view, stone shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Granite double sinks, huge jacuzzi tub w/ view, stone shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Granite Vanity/Stone Tiled floors
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , Granite Vanity, custom painting
  • 4.5
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Main Floor Master with seating Area and incredible lake view
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Upstairs Master Suite with leather sofa
    Bedroom 4 - 2 queen , Terrace level with adjourning full bath
    Loft - 2 twin/ single , Daybed with trundle
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Upstairs Master Suite with Leather sofa, balconey
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • jetted tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

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