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Bedrooms 4
Space 2 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 10)


A privately-owned, fully-updated, lakefront, 2-story house (not a cabin) WITH GORGEOUS, UNOBSTRUCTED VIEWS OF LAKE LANIER FROM BOTH THE HOUSE AND THE DECK THROUGHOUT THE YEAR, 2 separate family room areas, a kitchen, a pool room, a large screened-in porch, a deck and a dock located in the Overlook subdivision and on a deep-water cove in a quiet section of Lake Lanier (having less boat traffic than many other areas). The house has beautiful landscaping (numerous flowers, flowering trees and flowering shrubs), a fountain and gorgeous, expansive, unobstructed views of Lake Lanier year round from the kitchen, a first floor family room, the master bedroom, the screened-in porch, the deck, the back yard and the dock. It has direct access to the lake and a dock via a short walk over expansive, gently-sloping, golf course quality lawns (set up for a volleyball net). Comfortably sleeps 10-12 people in beds, and also has 2 couches and 2 full chaise lounges. The screened-in porch has top-quality wrought iron patio furniture and 2 tables with comfortable, large pillows, and can seat 15 people. The house is beautifully decorated with faux painting and top-of-the-line window treatments in most rooms, new Wesley Allen wrought iron beds in two bedrooms, a decorative carved wood king bed in the master bedroom, two sets of new wood full-over-full bunk beds (with four new full-sized pillow-top mattresses) in a 4th bedroom, a pool table in a separate pool room, two large, color televisions and a stereo system with Bose home entertainment speakers. Includes lots of parking on a long driveway and along the subdivision streets, a 2-car garage, cable TV, internet, granite kitchen countertops, Kohler toilettes in all bathrooms, wood and Travertine floors, a large stone fireplace, ceiling fans, a large free-standing ice maker (separate from the refrigerator/freezer), a dishwasher, a garbage disposal, a Keurig coffee/tea/hot chocolate maker, a full kitchen with all amenities and high-quality utensils, dishware, cookware and bake ware, a washer, a dryer, a stove, an oven, a microwave, air conditioning and electric heat. The house is very conveniently located about 1.5 miles from Georgia 400 in Dawsonville, about 1 mile from the Nix Bridge public boat ramp, and about 2 miles from the intersection of Georgia 400 and Highway 53, the North Georgia Premium Outlet Mall (having about 140 outlet stores), several grocery stores, restaurants, pharmacies, other retail stores and a movie theater. It is also close to the Lake Lanier Islands water park, several different Georgia wineries (Wolf Mountain Vineyards, Frogtown Cellars, Three Sisters Vineyards, Montaluci, Blackstock Vineyards and others), a family fun center, a kangaroo refuge, the Northeast Mountains, many nature areas and other attractions, and has an easy access to Dahlonega (a tourist town about 20 minutes away), Helen (a tourist town about 35 minutes away), Cumming, Gainesville, Alpharetta, Buckhead and Atlanta, as well as Hartsfield Jackson International Airport (about 65 miles away). Towels and linens are provided.

No smoking is permitted.

To formally book this lake house, two adults (25 years of age or older) who would be present at the lake house throughout the duration of any rental period would need to execute a standard rental agreement that is employed for all rentals of this lake house, and also provide copies of their drivers licenses to the owners, as proper identification.

The owner's cancellation policy, as well as various methods that may be employed for payment, are detailed in the owners' standard rental agreement.

More Details

Roberta Heady
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 17, 2017

About Roberta Heady

This lake house is privately owned and managed by an intellectual property attorney and an electrical engineer who live in Johns Creek, Georgia, both graduated from Purdue University (West Lafayette, IN), and have four children, three graduated from Georgia Tech (Atlanta, GA), and one a 4th year industrial engineering student at Georgia Tech.

The attorney graduated from Marquette University Law School (Milwaukee, WI), and has been employed by Locke Lord LLP for 16 years. Prior to that, she worked for Abbott Laboratories (Waukegan, IL), G.D. Searle & Co. (Skokie, IL), and the law firm Fitch, Even, Tabin & Flannery (Chicago, IL).

The engineer is employed by Gates Corporation.

One of their children is an industrial engineer employed by the Chick-fil-A corporate headquarters (Atlanta, GA). Another child is a quality control supervisor for Tyco International (Lithia Springs, GA). A third child is a logistics specialist for Altria (Richmond, VA).

The owners manage this property themselves and provide very personal service directly between the owners and their guests. They try to be available for all of their guests at all times, and they keep this lake house in a top condition.

Roberta Heady purchased this house in 2002

Why Roberta Heady chose Lake Lanier

This lake house has unobstructed views of Lake Lanier all year long, with outstanding views of the lake from the kitchen, eating area, screened porch and deck. It is located in the Overlook Subdivision, which is a family subdivision, and near to the North Georgia Premium Outlet Mall and five different wineries.

What makes this house unique

This property is very peaceful, and very beautiful, but is located near many different types of activities.


Dawsonville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Lake ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Garage
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Catering Available
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Bunk Beds (2) A 1st floor bedroom has two sets of bunk beds, with each set having a full mattress and a twins mattress. Thus, this room has two full mattresses and two twin mattresses.
  • DVD Player
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Deck / Patio
  • Wood Deck
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(15 traveler reviews)

average rating of 5.0 based on 15 reviews

Very Relaxing and Convenient

  • 5 of 5

We spent a wonderful three days on the lake. Everyone in the family had a good time; some relaxed and enjoyed the great view, some enjoyed some water sports in a wide open area of the lake, while others did some fishing with good results!

The house not only had great view of the lake and very easily accessed, but it was fully equipped with everything you need to feel at home.

We definitely recommend the place and would go there again.

  • Submitted: May 24, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fort lauderdale

Great location and home

  • 5 of 5

Only my second lake vacation and first on lake Lanier this house was fantastic both from location and friendliness factor. The neughbors were great, volleyball net provided the kids some late day fun after boating and really convenient for that quick run into town for supplies. Would definitely recommend

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pembroke Pines FL.

Holiday at the lake

  • 5 of 5

Outstanding accommodations!

While the pics are nice they do not do justice to the property. Curb appeal is so so but the interior and the view of the lake is beautiful

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Alpharetta, Ga.

The perfect Vacation

  • 5 of 5

this house with its fantastic view of the lake and all the amenities a family could want, provided us with the best vacation we ever spent with our children and Grandchildren.

Whether having breakfast on the screened in porch or dinner in the spacious kitchen/living room area, the lake was always visible. The large screen t.v.'s and pool table as well as the volleyball net gave us hours of fun. The owner has truly considered all our needs in furnishing this perfect vacation spot. We fully intend to come here again next year.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home and view of Lake. Easy access to lake

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay. The house has everything you can possibly need and more. We loved the easy access to the lake and my husband fished off the shoreline and caught many, big fish! We enjoyed the comfy sofa and TV room. Kitchen is fully equipped and has a large seating area. We would definitely rent this home again!

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gorgious views

  • 5 of 5

The description for this lakefront home is exactly as described, only better. The location is perfect! The view of the peaceful, calm water from this home is amazing. This house is equipped with everything you could possibly want to make your stay comfortable. The bedrooms are spacious and clean. Our family of 8 had plenty of space to stretch and relax. The huge screened in back porch is a great place for cards and board games. I would definitely recommend this home for your next family vacation.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Dawsonville House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
May 20 2017 - Aug 15 2017
7 night minimum stay
Nov 19 2017 - Nov 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
Dec 17 2017 - Jan 6 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $165 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 12.5%

Because rates may vary slightly depending upon a set of particular circumstances (the number of guests, the method of payment employed by guests, and the like), and because the VRBO / Home Away web sites are often not able to correctly reflect variations in rates under different circumstances, please contact the owners via e-mail prior to attempting to book this lake house.

Please note that both VRBO and Home Away charge an additional 2.9% "service payment fee" on all fees charged using a credit card on its web sites, which the owners of this lake house do not pay. Most payment methods have no "payment service fee," such as: (i) VRBO e-check (electronic check); (ii) PayPal e-check; (iii) PayPal "Family and Friends"; (iv) bank e-check; (v) personal check; (vi) Cashier's check; (vii) money order, and the like.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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