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Thompson Lake House, Covered Dock In Private Cove

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,330 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

3 Bed, 2 Bath, Sleeps 8

CALENDAR: We strive to provide you with accurate and up-to-date availability on our calendar to ease your vacation planning. We block it off as soon as someone confirms their stay.

THE RIGHT PLACE: Plan your next getaway to a relaxing place on Lake Lanier in Cumming, Ga. Whether you are looking for a just a weekend retreat, a week escape, or even an entire month length of stay you have found the right place!

BEST LOCATION AND VIEW: Best location on the lake located in Cumming, just south of Browns Bridge near the deepest part of the lake. Our lake house has a beautiful lake view through our wall of windows on the back side of the house. Located in a quiet neighborhood so you will really appreciate the peace and quiet during your vacation. You can enjoy being out on the lake all day enjoying water sports or fishing; or you can relax on the large covered dock, fish off the dock, or lay out on the lake soaking up some sun in a private, no wake cove with little traffic. Whatever you choose, you’ll make some unforgettable memories with friends and family.

CLOSE AMENITIES: Hammonds Fishing Center, Publix grocery, North Georgia Premium Outlets, and fine dining all located within 20 minutes driving distance. Just around the corner is Young Deer Creek Park for an easy access to a boat ramp. Just a few minutes boat ride to Lake Lanier Islands and Water Park.

DESCRIPTION: This house is a three bedroom, two bath, with one queen and one full bed. Large living space with leather sofa, electric fireplace, flat screen TV, DVD player, dining area for 6 with room for 2 at the bar. Furnished kitchen with large fridge, gas stove/oven, dishwasher, microwave, toaster, and coffee maker (uses K-cups or grounds). Also has additional room with 2 twin over twin bunk beds that sleep 4, a baby crib, loveseat sofa, and TV with DVD/VCR player. One car garage on the house (there is a detached 2 car garage that will not be accessible). Stainless steel, large capacity 4.7cu ft Washer and 7.2cu ft Dryer available.

PATIOS: Two lakeside patios, one side with a masonry charcoal grill, electric grill, and seating for 2. The other side has a 6-seater Hot Tub.

THE DOCK, BEST AREA FOR SWIMMING: The walk down to the dock is easily accessible with only a slight incline and 8 steps, great for those who have a hard time with steep hills or lots of steps. You'll really enjoy the large, (34'X28') two slip covered dock. It has an amazing sunset view that you won't want to miss and the tin roof makes for a relaxing evening in the rain. Entire dock is covered; right side has fencing for little ones so they can not jump in or get through the rails and there are two infant/toddler swings. Located in a large private cove in a no wake zone, perfect for enjoying the day on the dock or swimming. Has stairs on the dock for easy entry and exit from the lake. We are in deep water, 15ft under the dock at full pool.

ANTI-ALLERGY: NO carpet anywhere in home. Great for those with allergies. Also, all mattresses and pillows are encased in waterproof anti allergy covers.

TIMES: Check-in time is at 5pm, and check-out time is at 10am. These times are flexible, provided no one is scheduled to come before or after you, but please discuss this with us ahead of time.

SERVICES: Yard services are done weekly, hot tub maintenance biweekly, and quarterly exterminating will be done with as needed indoor spraying on request. Includes power, water, cable TV, wireless internet, linens, and trash service. Any stay longer than 2 weeks requires biweekly cleanings at $100. No smoking inside.

PETS: dogs considered, no cats (Sam is allergic). $25 pet cleaning fee per dog, and $10/night per dog. Must be 25lb or less, 2 years or older, up to date on rabies vaccination, and flea and tick free. Dog MUST be kenneled when you leave the home. Pick up their poo, nobody likes to step in it. Ask for our pet policy if needed.

More Details

Sam Thompson
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
16 July, 2018

About Sam Thompson

This lake house has been part of my family since 1969!!Over the last 7 years we have worked hard getting it ready for others to enjoy and even added a few upgrades including an additional stand up shower and updating the kitchen. Our family has enjoyed this property making memories year after year fishing with our friends and family, swimming all day, riding on the boat, and enjoying water sports. We love visiting and enjoying the lake but when we can't be there we want others to be able to enjoy it as much as we do. We hope you feel at home and come back year after year.

Sam Thompson purchased this house in 2011

Why Sam Thompson chose Cumming

Cozy, rustic modern, beautiful view, great location, quiet neighborhood, and perfect for swimming in a no wake cove. We have accommodations for children including safety latches on the doors, toys in the closet for small children, infant/toddler swings on the dock, and half of the dock is fenced in to help prevent falls into the lake.

What makes this house unique

Gated and covered dock provides a safe place for younger children to play on the water allowing parents to relax a little bit more and enjoy the trip!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Cumming in Forsyth County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1330 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 17:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Cot , 4 Bunk Bed , Two twin over twin bunk beds in 3rd room
  • Sleeps 8 total.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • outlet shopping
  • Shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Corn hole boards available in closet. 1 set for adults and another small set for children.


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Thompson Lake House, Covered Dock In Private Cove
average rating of 4.7619047 based on 42 reviews

Always great!

  • 5 of 5

We stay w/ Sam several times per year and things are always great. Well stocked and clean.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Justin, it’s always a pleasure having you and your family. Come back anytime!
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Amazing home

  • 5 of 5

The home is very well maintained and kept clean. The owner was quick to respond to any questions we had. He was very thoughtful and even left us a surprise in the fridge! (We spent our honeymoon here) I would definitely recommend it! I hope to be able to come back again!

  • Review Submitted: 05-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Villa Rica GA

Great relaxing place. Perfect place to bring the boat.

  • 5 of 5

Simple but nice. Nicely updated. Had a wonderful time with the family, loved the boat dock area!

  • Review Submitted: 25-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We loved the property and are looking forward to going back in the future

  • 5 of 5

We loved the view, the layout and the location. The neighbors are very nice. The area is quiet, and peaceful. The house is layed out well, and outfitted with everything anyone could need for a stay. We wished we had more time to enjoy it during this last visit, but we will have more time on our next visit.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy and welcoming

  • 4 of 5

Very convenient to the local ramp for access. Boat dock was nice with power and even one side had an extended top to protect a second Boat. Fishing was tough all week but will definitely consider this property again.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful property, calm and cozy feel, love the lake

  • 5 of 5

We truly love this property and love the fact it feels so home like ! We have stayed off and on for 3 weeks during major home issues and this has been a blessing . The owner was always available and so flexible with us , and we are overly thankful ! We can not wait to stay during summer also to take advantage of swimming in the lake also ! We would highly recommend this property and we will be back again for sure !

  • Review Submitted: 25-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Cumming, North Georgia Mountains

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Warm season
2 Jun 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
cool season
1 Nov 2018 - 30 Apr 2019
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Per dog per night £7.56
Pet Cleaning Fee £18.9
Cleaning £94.48
Refundable Damage Deposit £226.74

To Secure Reservation Dates: deposit & contract required. The deposit is for security & will be refunded within 10 days of check-out date if there are no damages. Weekly rates are for 6 nights 7 day stays.

Rent & Cleaning Due: in full on or before 14 days of the check-in date.

Cancellation Policy: The rental and cleaning fee are fully refundable at any time before the check-in date, but the deposit will be forfeited as follows:

50 % if cancelled within 30 days of the check-in date
100 % if cancelled within 14 days of the check-in date

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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