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Fran Sullivan

Member since: 2013
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Speaks: english

Lake Cabin Retreat in quiet cove

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 6 nights

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Gumlog House Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms, 2 bath plus loft on lake, sleeps 10

Come visit our lake home and prepare to relax. The back porch and seperate deck off the master overlook the lake which has a covered dock and swim platform. The master bedroom has a king bed plus a private bath with shower and jacuzzi tub. French doors open onto the master's deck for early sunrise guests. The other 2 bedrooms have queen beds with TVs in each room. Cable and Wifi provided. There is also a loft with 2 fullsize futons for additional sleeping space or for additional indoor play space. The family room has a marvelous rock fireplace for cool nights. Gentle slope to the lake for easy access. The property is located one and a half miles from I-85 in the Gumlog creek area. Fish abound in our cove and you will frequently see bass boats in the early hours. We are located close to Tugaloo Park and the new super fishing ramp.

  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Fran Sullivan (Owner)
Member since: 2013
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Speaks: english

About Fran Sullivan

My family & I have enjoyed this cabin since 2001. We've spent the summers teaching our children and their friends about the lake, boating, and how to ski. Now they're grown and we would like for other families to enjoy our home and Lake Hartwell.

Fran Sullivan purchased this house in 2001

Why Fran Sullivan chose Georgia

It's comfortable, quiet, kid and small animal friendly

What makes this house unique

Close to the interstate and to town


Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(34 traveler reviews)
Lake Cabin Retreat in quiet cove
average rating of 4.5 based on 34 reviews

It was totally relaxing and enough room for all of us. The lake is beautiful and very tranquil.

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would love to go back during the summer months. Our family is very close and loved having time to just relax and enjoy being together. The cabin is close enough to beautiful scenery in all directions.

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

My husband and I have stayed many times in this cabin because it is a great place to unplug and unwind from our days and our businesses that demand our attention. I am glad to say that it is a place that we can relax and enjoy the beautiful surroundings without other people a wall away and we can also bring our four legged children. I prefer the homelike atmosphere to the generic place of hotels where everything is the same and we are under the same roof with many other people. Also, I enjoy the peace and quite I get while sitting on the porch or out by the water in the sun. A great place to get away from it all and enjoy the homelike atmosphere that it offers.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quaint Lake Cabin Family Time

  • 4 of 5

My family enjoyed a relaxed, quiet vacation in this comfortable roomy cabin that is nestled in a wooded lot by the lake. The exterior is a bit plain, but the inside is beautifully updated and filled with pretty and comfortable furniture. The three bedrooms are all located on the main floor which makes it easily accessible for anyone not wanting to negotiate steps. It made it very easy to move your things right in to your room or kitchen. There is a loft that has to futons that could be used for extra guests. Having 2 full baths was helpful. Each bedroom had a TV and there is a nice large flat screen tv in the living room. We enjoyed the screened-in porch that overlooks the lake. The walk down to the lake was an easy, gentle walk. The covered boat dock provided shade if we needed it. For evenings when we did not feel like cooking, we found good restaurants nearby. We were also able to rent a pontoon boat on two days for a better lake experience. The owner, Fran , sent an email with maps, directions, and suggestions that was very helpful.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope you will keep me in mind for your next family outing.
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What a lake house should be

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at Fran Sullivan's lake house. Fran gave us excellent information prior to our arrival. Fran's house was clean, roomy and comfortable, and was clearly well maintained. The grandsons loved the loft with futons, perhaps as a place to escape from the adults. We all spent a lot of time on the large screened porch for talk and games, and just looking out over the quiet cove. To help celebrate a birthday we drove the short distance to Lavonia (on I-85) for an excellent meal at a new restaurant (J-Peters). After a long day of skiing and tubing we gassed up and purchased drinks at a nearby marina (Harbor Lights ?). We were happy that Fran had a covered dock to keep our boat and gear dry during two showers. We will return: we can recommend this property without reservations.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad you enjoyed your stay. I hope you will keep me in mind for your next vacation.
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Great family-friendly cabin

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time at Fran's cabin. Her communication and the information provided prior to our trip were extremely helpful. The price for the location is perfect. The house is cozy, clean, and you couldn't ask for a better porch or dock to relax on. I was a little concerned because this rental allows pets - but was pleasantly surprised that the house didn't smell like pets at all! Fran responded quickly to any emails we sent and she refunded our deposit in record time. Thanks for a great stay, Fran!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kelli thank you for the great review. I hope you'll come again.
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Not very pleased

  • 2 of 5

Was not very please with home as soon as we walked through the door. Very musty smelling. Carpets in bedrooms had big stains, along with bedspreads also. Plenty of room for sleeping, but very hard to sleep after finding a few dead Cock Roaches, along with some very Live ones. Really couldn't sleep after that. Suppose to take garbage out, but Robo-Can was packed to the top, luckily nice neighbor let us use his. Toilet seat in one bathroom would not stay up when my grandsons tried to go to bathroom. Kept slamming shut. Not the first home we rented through this site that was a disappointment.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I hate it that you did not have a good experience at the cabin. I was unaware of how bad the carpet was and was unaware of the stained sheets. I took care of both of those things two weeks ago. As to the bugs, the cabin is sprayed frequently but it is in the woods and there are critters but I will have my service come in this week. Thanks for letting me know.
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Car: necessary

The Tanger Outlet in Commerce is just 20 minutes away and you can actually go to the Clemson games by boat in the fall.


Rates & Availability

Gumlog House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer(post july 4)
Jul 9 2016 - Sep 30 2016
3 night minimum stay
Nov 20 2016 - Nov 30 2016
6 night minimum stay
Dec 19 2016 - Jan 2 2017
6 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning Fee $100
Pet Fee $50

Cancellation terms - 50% non-refundable to hold reservation. 50% refundable up to 15 days prior to arrival date.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Gumlog House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 sleep sofa /futon , LOFT
  • Master has a lake view and deck through the french doors. Equipped with TV/DVD player
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
GREAT fishing off dock. THE FISH ARE BITING.

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