Zen Pond retreat overlooking Lake Lanier. Charming Bamboo Bungalow perched over a natural pond, adjacent to a majestic bamboo forest. From your private deck, enjoy sunset lake views and the serene sounds of a water fountain and a waterfall. Take an easy short stroll to a our deep-water dock on Lake Lanier. Bring your own boat or cruise the cove in our paddleboat. The Bamboo Bungalow is complete with a selection of fine linens and products made from sustainable, versatile bamboo.
Zen Pond is the focal point of our three-acre lakefront oasis on Lake Lanier and is a serene setting (for one or two) for those seeking an inspiring place for reflection, writing, photography, a romantic getaway, or restful place to explore the lake and the delights of the North Georgia mountains. Additionally, our Carefree Cottage, https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/18366604?s=51, is also available and accommodates up to four guests. Couples who wish to travel together and enjoy separate accommodations may consider renting both the Bamboo Bungalow and the Carefree Cottage. Surrounded by a forest of towering bamboo, graceful Japanese Maples, Ginko and Cedar trees, the pond is home to fish, turtles, frogs and birds. The Bamboo Bungalow is perched directly over the pond. From your private deck, sprinkle fish food (provided) into the pond and watch the antics of our family of turtles as they maneuver around the lightning-fast fish. Enjoy the chirping of birds in the morning and the sounds of the crickets and frogs in the evening. Explore the landscaped gardens, terraces and bamboo forest. Enjoy Lake Lanier from our private dock where you have access to lounge chairs, floats, and a paddleboat for exploring the cove. There’s room at the dock to bring your own boat (or rental) if you’d like. The Bamboo Bungalow is a cozy, adorable studio featuring a bamboo ceiling, sea grass walls, wide-plank pine floors and restored barn-wood cabinets. Prepare simple meals in a well-equipped efficiency kitchen or treat yourself to the wide variety of nearby restaurants (delivery and takeout available). The Bamboo Bungalow offers you an opportunity to experience a selection of fine products made from versatile, sustainable bamboo. Sink into the silky softness of bamboo bed linens, bathrobes and towels. Discover beautiful household items as well as eco-friendly personal items such as bamboo toothbrushes and toilet tissue - taking bamboo to a whole new level.
Our guests have access to the landscaped gardens and terraces throughout the property as well as our private dock on Lake Lanier. Guests may use the hammocks, paddle boat, lounge chairs and floats. We may be able to accommodate your boat at our dock (inquire when booking).
We live in the main house and will be onsite during guest visits. We will greet you and give you a tour of the Bamboo Bungalow, gardens and dock. We are available to you if you have questions, otherwise, we respect your privacy.
Another guesthouse on our estate has just been renovated and is now available to guests. Carefree Cottage is a private, one-bedroom, one-bath home featuring a full-size kitchen, open living space, screened-in porch, and comfortably accommodates up to four guests. For couples who wish to travel together but have separate living spaces, renting the Bamboo Bungalow and the Carefree Cottage https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/18366604?s=51 could be the perfect solution.
- Zen Pond Oasis is a retreat ideal for one or two people. No guests are allowed.
- The Bamboo Bungalow is a guesthouse and is located far enough away from the main house to provide privacy. The gardens, terraces and docks throughout the property are available for your enjoyment. The Bamboo Bungalow is furnished comfortably with a full size futon and dressed in silky bamboo linens, down pillows and comforter (down alternative available). For some people, a full size (double) bed may be too small.