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Mediterranean Retreat on Lanier with Private Pool.Dock .Sauna

46 Reviews
Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Property type castle
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights


Gainesville Castle Rental Photos and Description

House, 5 Bedrooms + 6 Queen Convertible bed(s),5.5 Baths,Bunk Bed (Sleeps 12-20)

(PLEASE NOTE ALL INQUIRIES MUST HAVE A CONTACT PHONE NUMBER OTHERWISE WE CAN NOT RESPOND TO YOUR REQUEST) Luxury and comfort at its best, Relax and enjoy your vacation in this NEW MEDITERRANEAN retreat for ultimate enjoyment and relaxation, over 10,000 sq. ft. ,4 story home, with elevator, over size deck with panoramic view of the lake from most windows, over 3000 ft. of shore line. A perfect home for family gathering, executive retreat, Vacations, family Reunion.

MAIN FLOOR large gourmet kitchen can seat 7 guests at the breakfast bar, 8 at the breakfast table, and 10 at the dining room table comfortably, with side by side stainless steel refrigerator, warming drawer, compactor, microwave oven ,dishwasher, decorative kitchen cabinet.

State of the art home theatre with 12 seating, private pool with water fall , Outdoor wood burning fireplace, over sized steam sauna, exercise room with dance floor.

360 Degree lake view, private gated entrance with security code, private road to the shore line, deep deep water, boat dock with party deck.

MAIN FLOOR consist of formal family room with see through fire place, main living room with Stone Fire place, and 2 Queen size Sleeper Sofa, a 46'' LCD TV, Gourmet Kitchen with Breakfast bar seats 7 Guests, Breakfast table seats 8 Guests, Dining Room seats 10 Guests comfortably, Bedroom with Queen bed.

Executive Office with office furniture, Decorative Powder Room, and Elevator.

An open Floor Plan with lots of windows and great view of the Lake, Double Door walk out to the upper deck, over looking the Pool and the Lake, Over size charcoal B.B.Q Grill.

UPPER LEVEL, There are 3 Bedrooms on upper Level, Designer Master Bedroom with King size bed, Triad Ceiling with Rope Lighting, Sitting area with work Table.

Stone FirePlace with 46'' LCD TV, His & Hers Closet, Spacious Master Bathroom with His & Hers vanity with Triad Ceiling & Rope Lighting, Double size Jetted Tub, Separate Shower and Separate Commode.

The other 2 Bedrooms each with Queen size Bedroom Sets and full Separate Bathrooms, and Walk-in Closets, Over size Laundry Room with Sink and Extra Capacity washer & Dryer.

LOWER LEVEL (THE ENTERTAINMENT LEVEL), Design for total relaxation, enjoy the Steam Sauna & Shower, High Quality Pool Table with 46' LCD TV, Lime Stone over size see through Fire Place, work out GYM with NordicTrack commercial stationary Bilke, Bow Flex Ultimate total exercise Machine , Cardio Glide, and Dance Floor, and Round Table for playing card.

Very well Designed Decorative Bar with Ice Maker, Beer Cooler, Wine Cooler, Bar Sink, Essentials, with 6 Colorful Bar Stools, STATE OF THE ART HOME THEATER with 12 seating, Giant Screen, High Quality Sou-round sound system, Triad Ceiling with Rope lighting, 2 Leather Queen Sofa Bed with Table and Full Bathroom, Plenty of windows to enjoy the view of the Lake, Sliding Glass Door to Patio and the Swimming Pool with water fall, Back Yard with decorative Stone wall and Stone Outdoor Fire place with seating area.

The Lake is only a few steps under your feet, there is a path for your convenient to the DOCK, deep deep water with 360 degree of open water.

GROUND LEVEL, is a total home on its own, a full Kitchen with Refrigerator, Dish washer, Oven, Microwave, Double Sink, Lots of Cabinet, Breakfast Bar with 4 seating, Dining Table with 6 Seating, Living Area with Queen Sofa bed and Table & Chairs, Family Room with Queen Sofa

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible

Property Manager
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 22, 2016

About Fattan

I have been living in Atlanta for over 30 years, I come from a big family that we always like to get together, the minute I discovered this land I did fall in love with and decided to build my dream home thanks God my dream came true.

Fattan purchased this castle in 2010

Why Fattan chose Lake Lanier

I have always dreamed to live on the water, when I saw the view it was love at the first bit.


based on 46 traveler reviews

Mediterranean Retreat on Lanier with Private Pool.Dock .Sauna
average rating of 4.673913 based on 46 reviews

The Murphy vacation at the Retreat

  • 4 of 5

The property and the home was beautiful. We totally enjoyed the home and all that it offers which is a lot. Having two kitchens was perfect for the 18 of us. The home is plenty big enough for all to spread out and enjoy their own personal space when needed. The kids played video games in the theater room as well as the adults enjoyed watching movies and TV shows together as a family. Having a bar next to the theater room was awesome. Two patios work great for both older people upper deck with the younger people hanging out below. The pool and outside fireplace was nice to have. Plus you have the lake in walking distance below the home.

The home has an elevator since it is a 4 story home. For the older people we could not have picked a better house for our vacation. We would definitely recommend this property to our friends and relatives. One more thing the home is close to shopping and restaurants which was a big plus.

If I have to say anything that needs to improve would be, the house needs to be dusked and cleaned a little better and the spider webs should be washed off the windows and the outside patio chairs and tables. Check out time is too early which is 10am. I would think at least 11am would work better if not noon. The bedrooms bed sizes as actually

1 king in master suite,

2 Queens in second and third room,

2 double beds in the other rooms. The site states something other than.

All and all we enjoyed our stay at the Mediterranean Retreat. The pictures are true. The home looks just like you see on the website. By the way the owner was really nice. We would plan another stay at the retreat.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Spacious Home

  • 4 of 5

We had a great experience at this beautiful home. The pool, dock and house were as advertised. With a 90 year old in our party, the elevator was a welcomed feature. Our only surprise was the lack of oven mitts, dish towels and a lack of teaspoons. Minor issues. Overall the theater room, comfortable bedding, fabulous views and lovely pool made for a great vacation. We would rent again in the future.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

Our family had the best Thanksgiving reuion at this beautiful mansion. Let me start by saying as georgous as the pictures are on this site, it really didn't capture the full beauty of this property. It was truly breathtaking from the time we drove up. From the entrance to the kitchen as well as every floor the owner held back nothing when it came to class. It was warm and inviting to all. The owners were very accomidating and personable. This was truly the best way to get away and we will definately stay at the Mediterranean house again!

  • Submitted: Dec 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying at the Mediterranean Retreat for your Thanks Giving family reunion. We are blessed to be able to provide the best possible services for our guests at all times, we feel that our guests are as our family and we will try to take any steps to make them feel comfortable and welcomed by providing them the best possible atmosphere in our home as far as updating the upkeep of the presentation of the home along with new feature that can help our guest to enjoy their stay and have a memorable time. I would like to thank you and all other guests who have stayed with us in the past making a memorable time for us as well. Wish you all happy Holidays. Best Regards, Fattan
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Le3esville La


  • 5 of 5

We recently travelled to Lake Lanier,Ga for a mini Family reunion. On arrival we were greeted by the owner who walked us through the home and explained everything to us. He made us feel very welcome. We truly enjoyed ourselves. this home had everything we could have possibly needed. we look forward to another reunion at this location in the future.

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Keller, TX 76248

Family Reunion

  • 5 of 5

We loved this gorgeous mansion on the lake for our family of 19. It really exceeded our expectation. The grandchildren called it the "castle" and the adults agreed. There was more than adequate beds for our whole family. We loved boating, skiing, tubing, fishing, swimming during the day and playing pool and watching movies at night. The setting of this property is so lovely secluded in beautiful trees. One of my favorite things were the times our whole family ate on the spacious deck together. It was so much fun when we made a fire in the outdoor fireplace and roasted marshmallows making lots of s'mores which the children had a blast. Loved the time when we were leaving and the children didn't want to go home and said they wanted to live there all time. Thank you for being so wonderful and helpful in providing everything we needed for a fantastic vacation!

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family Reunion

  • 5 of 5

We had a family reunion in this beautiful home . Everything was just perfect! Plenty of room for everyone. We loved the lake and the fact it was fairly close to Gainesville's shoppings,resturants,etc. The kids really enjoyed the lake and movie room! That was a bonus not to mention the elevator in which us older folks love. Thank you for letting us have a wonderful vacation with many great memories.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Gainesville Castle Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Mid Season
Sep 10 2016 - Apr 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
High Season 2017
May 1 2017 - Sep 9 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning Fee $350
Property Damage Protection $99
Tax Rate 7.0%

Please add cleaning fee of $350 to your total rental.
All Holidays including, New year, Christmas, Thanks Giving, Memorial day, Labor Day, weekly Rental Only, Weekly Rate $4500
Optional Heated Pool $100.00 per day for spring and summer season and $150 for fall and winter season x the number of the nights reserved, can not heat the pool for one or two night please.
If you choose to pay with a credit card there will be a credit card fee added to your quote of 2.0% if domestic
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Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Gainesville Castle Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • castle
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 10000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain View
  • Resort
  • Water View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm System
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Gas Heating
  • Gym
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Security System
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Vacuum System
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bedroom - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub , His & Hers Vanity
    Second Bedroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Third Bedroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Forth Bedroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Sauna & Shower - toilet , shower
    Half - toilet
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • 24 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Indoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna
  • Steam Shower
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • water sports
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

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