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Sunset Summit - 5 Bdrm / 4.5 Bath Home W/ Amazing Lake Lanier Views & Amenities

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 4,089 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

5 Bedrooms, 4.5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 14

This 5 bedroom/4.5 bath house on 4.5 acres is perfect for enjoying amazing views of Lake Lanier year round. When you're not enjoying the views or spending time in the lake or pool, the house also has 60' flat screen TV's in both the living room and game room that are great for watching sports and movies. In addition, there are two master suites at Sunset Summit. The upstairs master has beautiful views of the lake from the bedroom and bathroom and a large balcony to relax on while you enjoy your morning coffee or wind down at the end of your day. The master on the main floor has direct access to the pool deck and views of both the pool and lake. The dual masters ensure that multiple people have equally impressive views and amenities. We have additional photos and information available at our website. The home features a gourmet kitchen with double ovens and two dishwashers that are extremely helpful with large groups. There is also a fresh water 1/4 acre pond on the property that you can also fish on.

**Please note that the pool will be closed and covered from October 17 - March 16, each year. The spa is available, however, year-round.**

The home furnishings and floor plan are perfect for a small group or multi-family/multi-generational groups. This property was custom built by a home builder and every detail from the interior to the massive retaining walls and landscaping were meticulously executed. The home was further renovated three years ago. Michelle and I continue to improve the property where possible and we have no doubt that your group will thoroughly enjoy this three-level house regardless of the purpose of your trip. Through the years we've booked groups for family reunions, friend gatherings, Road Atlanta race weekends, races at the Olympic Rowing Venue, lodging for a wedding party at Walters Barn, and group fishing trips.

This home has amazing open water lake views that are unobstructed from most rooms in the house and the pool deck which is very uncommon for Lake Lanier. There is also a double-slip dock with party deck that you can use with your own boat or rent one from Gainesville Marina. We also have a four seat pedal boat available for our guests. This northeastern part of the lake is calm for fishing or water skiing or just playing around the water or using our pedal boat.

Don Carter State park is directly across the water from the house. This is the only state park on Lake Lanier (all other parks are federally run). The park includes 1,300 acres with great amenities such as horseback riding trails, hiking/walking trails, sand beach, camping and cottage sites (please ask us about how we can accommodate larger groups than 14 if needed). The park can be easily accessed with our pedal boat or your own boat/rental boat. For further information on the park, please see the included link in the 'Links & Video' section of this listing.

Last but not least, this home is very convenient to multiple venues including: Chateau Elan, Road Atlanta, Olympic Rowing Venue, Walters Barn wedding venue, UGA, Gainesville, Cumming, and the North East Georgia Mountains. Please contact us if you are attending an event in any of these areas and are looking for a getaway with amazing views but within close proximity. We look forward to helping families and friends make wonderful memories for years to come.

More Details

Jarrett & Michelle
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 19, 2017

About Jarrett & Michelle

Michelle and I live in Atlanta and have always loved Lake Lanier. We've had a boat on the lake since 2007 and finally took the leap to own a house on this beautiful lake.

Jarrett & Michelle purchased this house in 2014

Why Jarrett & Michelle chose Georgia

We've both always wanted to own property on the water and this home has some of the best views we've ever seen on Lake Lanier. Because 99% of homes on Lake Lanier have Corp of Engineers property between their property and the water, most homes have no view or at best partial/seasonal views. This home has unobstructed, open-water views from most rooms in the house. The property is not in a subdivision and has 4.5 acres of nature to enjoy including a fresh water pond and long winding driveway. You feel secluded yet close to all the amenities of Gainesville. The North Georgia Mountains are also in close proximity and you can see them from parts of the property. Sunset Summit has beautiful views and scenery year round which is unique to most lake houses.

This home was also extremely well built with a lot of custom features and was recently renovated. We are looking forward to sharing this property and helping others create lasting memories on Lake Lanier.

What makes this house unique

This 4.5 acre property has amazing views of Lake Lanier from most windows in the house and also has fall and winter views of the North Georgia Mountains. The house also includes dual master bedrooms and a beautiful pool and hot tub overlooking the water. There is also a short walk to the lake with a double-slip dock with party deck that you are free to use with your boat or our paddle boat while you visit the property. Lastly, the only state park on Lake Lanier is directly across the water from this home. The park offers additional amenities that are easily accessed via water from this home.


Lula House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4089 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 15
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Upper Master Bath - toilet , shower , Renovated upper master bathroom with beautiful lake views
    Master bath on main floor - toilet , shower , Renovated master bath with duel sinks
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , Half bathroom/laundry/mudroom between kitchen and pool deck
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Upper Master Bedroom - 1 king , Amazing open water lake views and renovated master bath
    Main Level Master Bedroom - 1 king , Views of the pool deck and lake and a renovated bathroom
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , View of the front garden and woods/stream on the property
    Bedroom 4 - 3 twin/ single , two single beds with trundle mattress. Room can sleep 2-3
    Bedroom 5 - 4 twin/ single , Terrace level bedroom with four twin beds
    Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen size sleep sofa in living room
  • There are five bedrooms in this home that sleep 12-13 people plus a pull-out sectional couch in the living room that can sleep one to two more people. There are a total of seven twin size beds at Sunset Summit. We have the availability to convert four of the twin beds into two king beds. If your group would rather have more king beds for couples than individuals, we can configure the rooms to best suit your needs.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
There is also a fire pit overlooking the lake, a double-slip dock with a party deck, woods & running stream, 1/4 acre pond, full service bar with 28 bottle wine cooler and ice maker (makes 55lbs per day which makes filling a cooler for the lake very easy), and 4.5 acres of seclusion to enjoy on this property.


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Sunset Summit - 5 Bdrm / 4.5 Bath Home W/ Amazing Lake Lanier Views & Amenities
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The Perfect Lake House!

  • 5 of 5

Sunset Summit was the perfect lake house! It has a rare view of the lake, and is perfect for watching the sunset. The house itself has everything you could possibly need. A kitchen with 2 dishwashers and double ovens for entertaining. A dining room with a view of the lake. A living room with glass walls facing the lake and the pool. Nice size bedrooms including 2 masters, and 2 rooms with twins set up perfectly for sleeping kids! A game room - and we do mean a game room - pool table, fusball, ping pong, games, movies, books, and a fire pit just outside! A 9 ft deep pool! A hot tub! A fountain with a light show!! A party deck! A paddle boat! And there is even a creek that runs along the path to the deck!! This property truly had everything!

We live in the area, and had lots of friends up, and everyone called this place "The Perfect Lake House"!!

And to top it all off, Jarrett/Michelle were so welcoming, helpful, and available...I truly felt that I could call them at any time with questions! Thanks to you both for a fabulous week!!

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Just keeps getting better

  • 5 of 5

This was our second trip to Sunset Summit. We stayed there in October 2016 and enjoyed it so much we just had to go back. In addition to the rec room, pool, and hot tub for entertainment, we also rented a pontoon boat from Gainesville Marina (Highly recommended) for 3 days and the grandchildren thoroughly enjoyed tubing behind it. There was very little traffic on the lake during the week and it was almost like we had it to ourselves.

Jarrett and Michelle continue to improve the property. Since our last visit they had the kitchen, breakfast area, and mud room retiled and it looks beautiful. They also installed a second dishwasher, so having plenty of dishes and utensils available is no problem at all.

The few times I had a question about the property Jarrett promptly and cheerfully returned my calls. We highly recommend this beautiful home and hope to stay there again soon.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: John, Thank you so much for spending another vacation at Sunset Summit and the kind words! It's always been our pleasure working with you and your family and we're so happy to hear that you guys enjoyed the property this time around as well. It was great meeting you and your family this time and hope to see you again soon! Jarrett & Michelle
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Beautiful home and great communication!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect and private set up with all of the amenities needed for a great getaway!

  • Submitted: May 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Matt, glad you and your group enjoyed the property! Hope to see you guys again sometime soon.
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Great family vacation

  • 5 of 5

Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful home with us . The home had everything we could of ask for and then some. The men in the group found the golfing in the area very good we rented a boat from gainesville marina for one day and went to a little restaurant,, on the lake which the children loved because of the toys and sand and parents were able to enjoy lunch. The view at the house is beautiful and then at the same time enjoying the sounds of the waterfall ,can't get much better then that. There is something for everyone the only regret is wished we could of stayed longer. Jarrett was very helpful and could not of been nicer we will definitely try to get back thanks again for our great vacation Bill Denise and family

  • Submitted: May 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Denise, Michelle and I are so glad that you and your family enjoyed your vacation and that 10 days didn't feel like long enough!! It was a pleasure to meet you guys and hope to see you again sometime soon.
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Something for Everyone

  • 5 of 5

First of all I would like to say that the owners were great. They responded to email and phone calls right away and cheerfully answered all of our questions about the property.

The layout is well suited for multiple families and is accessible (3 steps) on the main level to handicap individuals. The property was clean and well maintained.

The house offers something for everyone with a great game room, boat dock, swimming pool and hot tub. The kitchen is well stocked with everything you need to whip up a gourmet meal. We have never stayed at another rental house that had a comparably stocked kitchen.

Last, but not least, the view is incredible as are the sunsets.

We would definitely recommend this property to friends and relatives.

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: John, Thank you so much for the kind words and we're so happy that you enjoyed the property. We try our best to keep the property in great condition and stocked with everything needed for an amazing vacation. It makes us truly happy to hear when families enjoy the property and time with their loved ones. Michelle and I wish you and your family a great holiday season and hope to see you again sometime soon.
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Gorgeous place!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home loved every detail! Will definitely go back, the owner is very caring, on top of everything.

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Adriany, Thank you for the kind words! Michelle and I are very happy that you and your family enjoyed Sunset Summit. Hope you guys have a great holiday season! Jarrett & Michelle
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Amicalola Falls State Park Lodge & Restaurant
Corner Cafe -- CLOSED
Don Carter State Park
Lake Lanier Rowing Club
Laurel Park Trail
Port Royale Marina
Gainesville Marina
Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Nearest Barpub
15 Miles
Downtown Gainesville
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Multiple golf courses
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
15 Miles
Downtown Gainesville
Car: recommended

This home is located within a 15 minute drive of downtown Gainesville. Gainesville is small enough to have a charming town square but large enough to have a regional medical center and plenty of restaurants/shopping for anyone to enjoy. There are also many more attractions and interesting places within a close proximity. Below is a short list of some of the cool places we've discovered so far:

NEARBY ATTRACTIONS (within 30 minutes)

•Don Carter State Park (1,316 acres) – Directly across the lake

• Fishing – ramps, fish-cleaning station

• Boating – ramps and docks

• Lake Swimming -- large sand beach

• Hiking and Biking – 1.5-mile paved multi-use trail and 2-mile hiking trail

• Lake Lanier Islands

• Picnicking

• Playgrounds

• Alpine Village of Helen

• Historic Dahlonega, GA

• Dahlonega Gold Museum

• Downtown Gainesville

• Clarks Bridge Olympic Rowing Venue

• Francis Meadows Water Park

• INK, Fun for Kids

• Elachee Nature Center

• Northeast Georgia History Center

• Mt. Yonah

• Chattahoochee River

• North Georgia Premium Outlets

• Quinlan Visual Arts Center

• Longstreet Society

• The Oaks Miniature Golf

• Chattahoochee Golf & Country Club

• Cabbage Patch Kids / Babyland General Hospital

• Smithgall Woods State Park

• Mountain Fresh Creamery

• Jaemor Farms

• Treetop Quest (Zip lines and obstacles)


Rates & Availability

Lula House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer 2017
May 27 2017 - Aug 26 2017
7 night minimum stay
Labor Day Week
Aug 29 2017 - Sep 5 2017
4 night minimum stay
Fall 2017
Sep 10 2017 - Dec 16 2017
5 night minimum stay
Winter/Spring 2018
Jan 2 2018 - May 25 2018
5 night minimum stay
Summer 2018
May 26 2018 - Sep 8 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning $250 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

For holiday weeks including Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years, we require a seven night stay and the week is charged at peak pricing of $4,150. **Please note that the pool will be closed and covered from October 16 - March 16, each year. The spa is available, however, year-round.**

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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