Lakefront Mountain Rest Cottage w/ Gas Fireplace!

Mountain RestSCUS
Sleeps 41 BR1 BA


Escape to the peaceful South Carolina forest during your stay at this lakefront 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom vacation rental cottage in Mountain Rest. Up to 4 guests can spend lazy afternoons swimming, fishing, or kayaking on tranquil Crystal Lake, and their evenings relaxing on the covered the porch as the day slowly fades to night. Bring your hiking boots to traverse the miles upon miles of trails that surround the community, or just take it easy and enjoy local bluegrass musicians on weekends!


  • Central Air Conditioning
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Deck
  • Wireless Internet (WIFI)
  • Pets Allowed
  • Kitchen


Location Details

You won't have to venture far from the property to experience a wonderful vacation! The cottage is surrounded by the forest, and is only steps from beautiful Crystal Lake. You can spend your days swimming by the dock, or bring your kayak out to explore the lake.

Whitewater Falls, one of the highest waterfalls in the Eastern United States, is only 16 miles from the home. Bring your camera because you'll want to capture photos of this majestic destination!

Adventurous guests will want to try their hand whitewater rafting. The nearby Chattooga River offers class II through V rapids! For even more adventure, check out Stumphouse Mountain Bike Park.

Put on your hiking boots and explore the area by foot! The famous 77-mile Foothills Trail has several access points near the cottage.

After a fun day, head into town to listen to bluegrass music and dine on some tangy BBQ!


33 reviews
  • Bare Essentials


    The owner of this place we met. He's nice but here's my take on this. If you're interested in a good no frills base station to drop in and hike the nearby trails and see waterfalls, this place will do. Access to the lake is strenuous. Steep decline/incline. Kitchen appliances and cookware were old and outdated but functional. Small portable gas grill cooked 2 steaks at a time(bring your own screw on propane canister?). On the upside, peaceful, quiet ( when there's no contractors in the way) and a great rocking chair porch overlooking the woods below. Bed were comfortable. *limited cell phone coverage and very few and basic tv channels(if you have a child it could be of importance). There's is a DVD player. Around 10 miles round trip to grocery stores/restaurants.

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Kenneth H
    Published November 22, 2021
  • Relaxing & quiet


    Very peaceful & beautiful overlooking lake crystal .

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Linda L.
    Published November 16, 2021
  • Beautiful Nature


    Was a great experience. Owner very kind and helpful.

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Stephanie M.
    Published August 5, 2021
  • Location, Location, Location


    Not fancy, but clean. Very quiet and relaxing looking through the woods onto the lake.

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    marsha n.
    Published August 2, 2021
  • Quiet with lovely view


    This is an excellent place to REST! Very quiet, trees are gorgeous and the lake is lovely. We slept so good and we will be back again! Nearby hiking was excellent, not too steep and not too easy...just right for us anyway!

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    elizabeth d.
    Published June 18, 2021
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