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Lake Burton - On the Lake...In the Trees

3 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


Half Baths
Minimum Stay
2 nights


Clayton House Rental Photos and Description

4BR, 4.5 BA offers 400' of Lake Front on beautiful Lake Burton

Location: Lake Burton, North Georgia Mountains.

Address: 156 Vickers Rd, Clayton, GA 30525

Directions: From Clayton, take Hwy76 West 9 miles, cross bridge and turn Right onto Vickers Rd. Go 1/2 mile on Vickers to top of hill...turn Right onto Baldwin Lane, stay left at fork onto concrete drive, take drive to bottom keeping left where drive splits.

We are directly across from High Harbor Camp on the “quiet end” of the lake.

Accommodations: 4 Bedrooms/4 ½ Baths - A new waterfront cabin (construction finished in 2012) sited on a large point offering the utmost in privacy.

The cabin has four bedrooms upstairs each with its own private bath. Downstairs there is a queen size hide-a-bed sofa and half bath. Linens furnished.

A Summer week on the lake, leaf watching in the fall, reading in winter, fishing, being across from High Harbor during your child's stay or family gathering, time spent here is very special.

We have been on the lake since the early 50’s and our original cabin (heartstring) was a “true” cabin. So with eyes shut…we lovingly brought it down and built a new one suitable for year round living and today’s lifestyle.

No place on Lake Burton offers more privacy. Our “point” offers a full 180 degree view of the lake, safe swimming, deep water and ultimate privacy.

You will rarely need A/C but we have state of the art zoned heating and air if you do. We took full advantage of our location and built with tall windows that not only offer terrific lake views from all main level windows but, let that wonderful Rabun County mountain air flow through the house.

Our kitchen is large, fully equipped and a joy to cook in. There are deep limestone counters for prep or buffet, custom cabinetry and a walk-in pantry. We installed a downdraft Jenn-Aire oven with a window directly above so you can watch the lake and mountains while you prepare your favorite meal. Directly off the kitchen is a “cooking porch” equipped with both charcoal and gas Weber grills.

On the lake level, only steps from the dock, is a large flagstone patio with a stone exterior fireplace. It is a favorite place to relax, dine or cozy up to a fire on a cool evening.

We have a double boathouse with an extra slip if you bring your boat or rent from one of the Marinas. Note: Our boathouse is…well, it’s a boathouse. It does not have a top deck. Our patio serves the purpose of a boathouse deck but keeps you under the shade of great white oaks, right by the cabin and only steps to the dock. While many cabins spend the afternoon in the shade, our Southern exposure keeps us in sun during Summer, even late in the afternoon.

For your use, we have a canoe, a kayak, a wake board, water skis, tubes, lifejackets and other water toys available.

We do not allow Jet Skis.

There is a laundry area, den, game room with pub table, flagstone patio with exterior fireplace.

We have wonderful neighbors on each side and ask you treat our home and our neighbors as if they were your own.

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Property Manager
Scott Callaway
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 14, 2016

About Scott Callaway

This is the view from one of three porches.

We have been on the lake since the early 50’s. Lake Burton and Rabun County feels like home.

Scott Callaway purchased this house in 1955

Why Scott Callaway chose North Georgia Mountains

When our parents fell in love with this lot it was remote, only accessible by boat and had the feel of being on a lost island. Vickers Road had not been 'cut' from HWY76 and the dirt road access 'Popcorn Road' came to a dead end at the top of our was also often impassible in all but a 4 wheel drive.

What makes this house unique

This is the 'quiet' end of the lake and or point offers complete privacy...400 feet of shoreline!


based on 3 traveler reviews

Lake Burton - On the Lake...In the Trees
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 3 reviews
Waynesboro, VA

Lovely and relaxing

  • 4 of 5

I would highly recommend this vacation home. Eight of us stayed for the week and found it to be utterly relaxing, well equipped, comfortable, and the homeowner was a pleasure to work with.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mansfield, TX

4th of July Stay

  • 5 of 5

We had 8 adults, 4 kids, 1 infant and 2 dogs stay at this house the week of 4th of July. It was really nice with great views. The host was very gracious and even left us a cooler full of ice for the week along with great instructions on where to park our boat. It was fun in the morning and at night to listen to the campers across the way chant their different camp slogans. Being north of the bridge we didn't get a lot of traffic on the water. I was able to kayak early in the mornings and actually caught a few fish. The water was clear with 5 feet or so of visibility. There is an outdoor fireplace and a great sitting area for families to relax. We really enjoyed the fact that there was a bathroom in every bedroom. We never felt short on space and really enjoyed the trip. We chose this house for our very first GA vacation introducing my brother, sister and parents. They all fell in love with the area.

There are a few nice antique shops nearby. There is a good place to get bbq to go. Within a few miles we went to a state park with a waterfall. It also was only a few miles to the border to pick up REAL fireworks. The porch is great for relaxing and watching the sun set. We had no problems with bugs of any sort.

Last but not least was the experience with the fireworks. The lake puts on a great show... one like I have never seen before. I would recommend waiting until all the boat traffic clears before trying to head back to the house though. 800 to 1000 boats heading in the same direction can be dangerous.

Get this one before the reviews stack up and the price goes up. It is well worth the price the owner is asking. We are VRBO veterans and I can't think of anything negative to say about this place.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Orlando, FL

Spectacular! Beyond expectations!,

  • 5 of 5

This house was breathtaking! The pictures, while good, don't do this home justice. All 4 couples that stayed in the house were impressed and we are already planning our next trip back. The view is perfect with each room having a view of the lake. The owner also has great taste and has decorated it cozy yet stylish. I promise if you stay here you won't regret it! Bring your friends to share this treasure with.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
100 Miles
hartsfield-jackson international, Atlanta
Nearest Barpub
10 Miles
numerous bars in Clayton
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
The Orchard and Kingwood golf courses
Nearest Train
100 Miles
Brookwood Station, Peachtree Rd. Atlanta
Nearest Motorway
9 Miles
US Hwy 441 Ga state hwys 76 and 197
Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
numerous in Clayton
Nearest Ski
15 Miles
Sky Valley
Car: necessary

Beautiful Tallulah Gorge, featured in the movie Deliverance, only 14 miles away.

Black Mountan State Park 1 mile north of Clayton.

Many waterfalls, Minnehaha near Lake Rabun, falls in Tallulah Gorge, Falls at Wildcat Creek off hgy197 has great sliding rock. Ruby Falls a one mile hike up a groomed path in Unicoi State Park near the Bavarian village of Helen.

Osage Vegetable Market in Mountain City, 2 miles north of Clayton on right, closed after October.

Mark of the Potter, located on hwy 197 in old grist mill, water wheel still works, ceramics by multiple local potters, demonstrations, and some of the fattest rainbow and brown trout imaginable churning the waters off their deck. Kids can feed the trout. Ample fly fishing on the Coleman, Tallulah, and numerous streams in the area.


Rates & Availability

Clayton House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Dec 23 2016 - Dec 28 2016
2 night minimum stay
New Years
Dec 30 2016 - Jan 6 2017
2 night minimum stay
memorial day
May 26 2017 - Jun 2 2017
2 night minimum stay
4th of July
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 7 2017
2 night minimum stay
labor day
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 8 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $200
Security Deposit $750
Cleaning Fee $200

Our rates are by the week only but, shorter stays will be considered.
****Any stay which includes a weekend equals One week for rate purposes******
Deposit to Confirm Week: $750.00
Cancellation: Deposit is refundable only if cancellation is made 4 weeks prior to arrival
Pet fee is refundable

Rates are subject to change

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Clayton House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain View
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Walk-In Tiled Shower with River Rock Floor
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , Half Bath Downstairs
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Walk In Tiled Shower with River Rock floor
  • 4.5
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 queen , Sofa in Den folds out
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , 3 bunk bed , Bunk Bed has roll out Trundle Bed
  • Queen size Beds (1) Queen beds in two front bedrooms, Twin or Single Beds (1) twins in one bedroom, also two blow up twin mattresses, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) High quality queen sleeper sofa in Living room in front of fireplace, Bunk Beds (1) bunk has full roll out trundle which sleeps 3
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Game Console
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

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