Bend of the River Retreat on Lake Chatuge / Private Dock / Boat
Lakefront Retreat with mountain views /private/ dock with boat
Take advantage of one of the largest vacation lodges on Lake Chatuge! This 9-bedroom, 6-bathroom home has three kitchens, a kitchenette, expansive porches, a game room, a hot tub, a fire pit, a miniature putting green, four fireplaces, and much more! Perfect for family reunions, church or corporate retreats, or a wedding venue.
Upon arrival at the "Bend of the River" retreat, find yourself nestled in the North Georgia Mountains with beautiful scenery - mountain views and LAKEFRONT on one of the most beautiful lakes in North Georgia, Lake Chatuge. This is one of the few homes on Lake Chatuge that provides you with a LUXURY CUSTOM BUILT 27" TRI-TOON BOAT !! (additional fees apply for boat rental ).
The cozy, elegant lodge lets you and your family immediately relax in the north Georgia atmosphere. Entering the home's front door leads you into an inviting foyer that separates the home into two large dining areas, two kitchens, a game room complete with a pool table, GOLDEN TEE golf game, air hockey, a chess table, ping pong, and basketball! There is a kitchenette on the lower level adjacent to the game room.
There is plenty of space for entertaining indoors and outdoors. Step outside and enjoy the putt-putt golf course, volleyball, horseshoes, cornhole, hot tub, ping pong, basketball, firepit, treadmill,
Lake level is low from mid-September to the first week in May, therefore not allowing for boat parking at the dock. However, kayaks and paddle boards can be rented year-round.
Escape for the night to one of nine bedrooms and six bathrooms (see the floor plan and bed configurations in the photo gallery).
There are many incredible activities and sites to see in the surrounding area! Don't miss the incredible views from nearby "Bell Mountain". North Georgia has several wineries and wine-tasting tours for wine enthusiast. The highest point in Georgia is "Brasstown Bald" which is south of Hiawassee - a beautiful drive and incredible views! For the hiking enthusiast, hop on the Appalachian Trail from many trailhead locations in North Georgia. The Bavarian town of "Helen" and the "gold mining" town of Dahlonega is also popular tourist attractions located south of the property. The home is a short drive to Hiawassee, giving access to several restaurants, bars, grocery stores and a public beach area.
Are you interested in taking a night off from the kitchen?
Schedule an evening with our professional chef to prepare an incredible meal for you and your family! (additional fees apply and reservations must be made in advance)
The "Bend of the River " property is the perfect destination if you want to unwind and relax with your family and friends!
Resort Residence with 3 levels
9 bedrooms, 6 baths, 5500 square feet, 511 square meters
King, Queen, Queen, Queen, Queen, Queen, Bunk, 2x Full, and 2x Twin
22 guests maximum
Knoxville McGhee Tyson Airport
Lake front....Gorgeous views of the water and mountains
Pets Welcome Upon Approval
Not Handicap Accessible
ADDITIONAL RENTALS ARE AVAILABLE ON - SITE
CUSTOM BUILT CREST TRI-TOON BOAT / Mercury 200hp / seats 14
(includes 1 set of water skis, 1 wakeboard, 1 kneeboard )
$ 700 per day
( kayaks / paddleboard combos / canoe / tube)
$450 per stay
A professional chef and professional drone pilot are also available for an additional fee
Activities of Interest
- Wine Country
- Mountain biking/hiking
- Kayaking, Canoeing, Paddle Boarding
Places of Interest
- Brasstown Bald - Highest point of Georgia, perfect for mountain viewing.
- Hamilton Gardens at Lake Chatuge - Located in the mountains is this rare kind of garden with A botanical paradise fairly bursting with dogwoods, tulip magnolias, native azaleas, and wild flowers.
- Bell Mountain - Take a drive up to the top of the mountain and lookout for miles of lake and mountains.
- Lake Chatuge - Swim, fish, boat, or kayak in this Georgia mountains lake.
- Rollins Planetarium - Catch a show and see outserspace at the Young Harris College planetarium.
- Souther Waters Trail - Take a Stand-Up Paddle Boarding tour or essons on many area lakes, as well as custom hiking and whitewater rafting trips.