4BR, 3.5BA, firepit, game room
Embark on your much-needed mountain getaway and enjoy this magnificent, handcrafted lodge with 4 large bedrooms, 3.5 baths, 8 beds, and over 3,000 square feet of space ready to accommodate up to 12 people! Spacious Mount Laurel Lodge and its pristine setting boasts two large wraparound decks and stunning mountain, lake, and valley views any time of day! The lodge is ideal for a family/friends gathering. Lake Chatuge is just minutes away, along with many great wineries, breweries and restaurants
We leave you alone to make bunches of memories! Make yourselves at home. If you do need immediate assistance, don’t hesitate to reach out. We’re just a phone call or message away.
How far to:
Hiawassee Town Square -5.9 miles, Ingles Market - 5.9 miles, Chatuge Regional Hospital -6.1 miles,
Ga. Mountain Fairgrounds -4.6 miles, Helen, Ga. 34.1 miles
Adventure awaits! Western NC and North GA abound with opportunities for recreation and relaxation. Set your sights on long-range views with visits to Bell Mountain in Hiawassee (20-minute drive) and Brasstown Bald (highest point in GA, 35-minute drive). Spend the day on Lake Chatuge with a boat or personal watercraft rental from a local marina or launch your own from nearby public access. Want to immerse yourself in nature in the Nantahala National Forest? Bring your mountain bikes and ride the first-class trails at Jackrabbit Mountain (also great for hiking and dog-friendly) less than 10 minutes from the property. Fires Creek Recreation Area (25-minute drive) is another Western NC local favorite for hiking with picturesque views, swimming, and trout fishing. On the GA side, take a 30-minute drive to a waterfall hike via the High Shoals Falls Trail or make the 30-minute drive to Alpine Helen, GA for a taste of Bavaria in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Hungry and thirsty after a day of exploration? Visit the outstanding local restaurants, wineries, and breweries in and around downtown Hayesville and Hiawassee for not-to-be-missed tastes of local flavor.
We love the #lakelife around here as well as the majestic mountains. So much to do and see right in town. We have a handy Welcome Book in the house full of dining options, things to do, shopping, hiking and waterfall trails. Wineries with live music events and tastings are in abundance! You can head over to Helen for tubing or zip lining or a taste of the Bavarian style town.
Hike or drive to the apex of Bell Mountain, which overlooks Lake Chatuge below and provides picturesque mountain views. Shooting Creek Overlook is breathtaking. Visit Brasstown Bald, the highest point in Georgia. Jackrabbit Mountain and Chatuge Dam. Both Towns County (Hiawassee GA) and Clay County (Hayesville NC) have super parks and beaches. trailheads of the Appalachian Trail, which spans from Georgia to Maine, are less than 10 miles from this home.
The road to house is a well-maintained paved road 1 lane road with pull outs.
Over 3,000 Sq. Ft | Beautiful 360° Views | Outdoor Dining & Recreation | 2 Indoor
Master Suite: King Bed and Full Private Bathroom | Bedroom 2: Queen Bed | Bedroom
3: Queen Bed | Bedroom 4: Queen Bed | Loft: 2 Twin Beds | BONUS: 2 Sleeper Sofas
(one in private office)!
OUTDOOR LIVING: Stunning Views from Two Wraparound Decks, Separate
Outdoor Seating & Dining area, Firepit, Gas Grill, Cornhole
INDOOR LIVING: Roku Smart TVs, 2 Fireplaces (Firewood Provided!), Dedicated
Workspace, Pool Table, Ping-Pong Table, Board Games
KITCHEN & DINING: Fully equipped Stove/Oven, Refrigerator, Microwave,
Toaster, Keurig Coffee Maker, Dishes and Glassware, Pots & Pans, Blender, Griddle,
Dishwasher, Dining Area with Craftsman Live Edge Dining Table
GENERAL: High-speed Internet & Wi-Fi, Washer & Dryer, Towels & Linens, Central
A/C & Heat, Hair Dryer, Complementary Toiletries
NEAREST COMMERCIAL AIRPORT: Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (~approximately 110 miles away)
McGhee Tyson Airport (109 miles), Asheville Regional Airport (113 miles), Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (130 miles)
There are two "local" airports 1 in Andrews NC and the other in Blairsville GA.
There’s a handy guidebook in the house which details places to eat, where to shop, marinas, where to hike, waterfalls, all kinds of things to do...
There are outside security cameras for our guest security as well as the homeowners. These are for security purposes only; they are not monitored.
2 cameras on the back deck that look at lake and mountains and the other looks at the road coming up toward the drive. 1 camera looking at the driveway. and 1 camera on right side of home looking at the back street.
Owner has supplied firewood for your stay.
All trash must be in kitchen size bags. please tie them up before placing in outside receptacle.
There will be a $50 charge for any loose trash
Dual Drip/Keurig Coffee Maker
Various sizes Dishes and Glasses
Various sizes pots & pans
Various sizes baking pans
VRBO Cancellation Policy, any reservations cancelled will receive a refund according to the cancelation policy in place, minus any credit card fees (usually around 4%)
All trash must be in bags.
When checking out...
1) Leave used towels in the tub or shower.
2) Used beds should be left unmade.
3) Wash dishes, or if applicable, load dishes in dishwasher and turn on.
4) Adjust temp settings. AC to 78* in summer. HEAT to 60* in winter.
5) Put all trash in bags in can outside.
6) Remove any opened food items from the frig.
7) If you moved any furniture, inside or outside, put it back.
8) Turn off lights, ceiling fans, TV...
9) Make sure all doors are locked and key is returned where you got it.
Cancellation Policy, Guest can cancel. 30 days before check-in will a full refund minus 4% credit card fees