About this listing
Moose Lodge is a rustic, antique decored, upstairs garage apartment/lodge. It offers use of the lake and dock, Moose Meadows (private garden & firepit area), and a birds-eye view of all your surroundings. Melt away your worries and visit the lake!
Moose Lodge has all the ambiance of a mountain lodge. The attached deck provides a rustic sitting and a dining area for four. There Is a grill on the deck for your convenience.This overlooks Moose Meadows, which is a private garden that offers the opportunity for lying in the hammock under the trees, sitting by a bond fire, or sipping on a glass of wine at one of the various sitting areas on the hillside, while enjoying the view. Listen to the tree frogs and watch the magic of the fire flies during the summer evenings. Keep a watchful eye for the flying squirrels, once the sun has set. They are a joy to watch. Moose Lodge is a separate building from the main house, which is 80 yards away. It offers plenty of privacy.
We are located in a cove off of the main body of water of Lake Lanier. Our access to the lake allows you to dock your boat at our dock, for an additional fee (see notes), during your stay. Feel free to use our two touring kayaks for a sunrise venture or for exploring the waters around the lake. Enjoy our double-deck dock by relaxing in the lounge chairs or preparing a meal on the grill. The canopy that covers the dining table and chairs offers a warm atmosphere for socializing while enjoying the lake. You may even be enticed to throw a fishing line in the water and try your luck. Swimming is a must during the summer. The water temperature is an inviting 85 degrees for several months.
Moose Lodge is fifteen minutes from downtown Gainesville and thirty minutes from historic Dahlonega. In less than an hour you can venture to just about anywhere in North Georgia. There are trails for hiking and mountain biking. Make sure you venture to at least one of the numerous waterfalls in the area. There are several golf courses within a twenty minute drive. There are two zip-lining businesses within 40 minutes of Moose Lodge. The North Georgia Wine Country is within 30 minutes and offers 6 wineries. Lake Lanier Islands offers a water park for those hot summer (URL HIDDEN) well as numerous other activities for the adventurous. You can be in downtown Atlanta in one hour, if you desire to experience the city. And the airport is 75 minutes away.
The lodge is set up with coffee & tea. There are plenty of spices in the cabinet and condiments in the refridgerator. There is a blender, toaster oven, grill, tea kettle, coffee maker, baggies, tin foil, knapkins, papertowels, etc.
The bathroom has a hair dryer, first aid kit, soap, and shampoo. Flashlights, small cooler, and games are available if needed.
Bedding, linens, towels, extra pillows and blankets are provided for your convenience.
Don't forget the kayaks at the dock and the firepit and hammock in Moose Meadows!
Interaction with Guests
Your hostess is a licensed Massage Therapist who happens to have her office down by the lake. You might as well spoil yourself all the way!! The serenity and privacy that Moose Lodge offers will make your vacation a memorable experience.
Our neighbors are awesome and we respect our wooded surroundings in which we live. The neighborhood is great for walking and/or running (3 miles round trip). There are hiking and biking trails 15 minutes away!
Other Things to Note
If you choose to dock a boat at our dock, at our approval, there will be an additional daily fee of $10.
There is NOT to be any house or dock parties. At most, two other people can come to visit while you are staying here. However, please realize that it will be necessary that we are informed of extra people being on our property, due to the liability factor.
No candle use inside the house.
No smoking inside the house.
A liability waiver is necessary to sign before your stay.
No animals can stay at Moose Lodge.