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The Sunshine House:Summer is Booked, But Fall is Great! Private Side,Lake Anna

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View of yard and lake from Master Bedroom deck

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Last updated: 07/16/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Lake Anna house description


A colorful and fun tropical theme adorn this cozy waterfront, family-friendly cottage. The property is situated on two acres with 240 feet of beautiful waterfront! Launch your boat from the key card entry private community boat launch, then tie up to the private dock located on the property.

Enjoy waking up to a dramatic sunrise to start your day. Drink that morning cup of coffee on the deck overlooking the water, and keep your eyes open for the magnificent bald eagles that nest in the immediate area. You can play all day on the water or do nothing but relax and soak up some rays. Once the sun goes down enjoy the peaceful sounds of nature as they lull you to sleep or build a campfire in the firepit area located down by the water and roast marshmallows for s'mores.

This side of the lake is much sought after for it's warm water temperature between April and November. The water is clear with a sandy bottom great for swimming. Enjoy excellent skiing and tubing. During peak summer holidays this side of the lake is less congested with calmer waters than the public 'cold' side. It never freezes so fishing is possible year round. Bring your boat, jetskis, fishing poles, and suntan lotion to this one of a kind getaway!

The private side of Lake Anna encompasses 3 large 'cooling lakes' connected by channels. Our home is in the first cooling lake (the warmest). The water ranges from 5-14 degrees warmer than the public side of Lake Anna. In mid-summer, we recommend vacationers bring a boat to explore the various parts of the private side.

Payment Methods: Personal checks, Cashier's Checks, Visa/Mastercard, PayPal.


Keywords: House, cottage

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome:

                One area of waterfront is walk-in for those unable to manage a ladder or steps. accessible by little feet walking in versus going down a ladder. ...moreless

              • Wheelchair Accessible:

                Front door has one step into the main part of the house. No ramp, but accessible with bathroom and futon for sleeping. ...moreless

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                Rental limited to those 21 years or older...moreless

              • Pets Considered:

                No fenced area; leash law applies...moreless

              • Non Smoking Only

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

              • Master: 1 queen

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              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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              • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

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              • Convertible bed(s): 1 queen

                Queen futon in family room; upgraded mattress...moreless

              • Queen size Beds (3) Select Comfort in Master Bedroom. New Queen pillow tops in other bedrooms., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Upgraded mattress on queen futon. ...moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

                Main floor...moreless

              • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

                Upstairs...moreless

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Kitchen:

                Coffee maker, blender, hand mixer, crockpot, pots and pans for normal cooking needs....moreless

              • Dining Area Seats:

                8...moreless

              • Cooking Utensils
              • Ice Maker
              • Refrigerator
              • Microwave
              • Dishwasher
              • Stove
              • Oven
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Seating for 8 people

              Amenities

              • Parking Off Street:

                Ample room on property for vehicles and boat trailer(s)...moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                High Efficiency washer -HE detergent provided...moreless

              • Heating:

                Central Heat; secondary baseboard electric...moreless

              • Towels Provided:

                Beach towels are NOT provided...moreless

              • Air Conditioning:

                Central Heating and Cooling...moreless

              • Linens Provided:

                Bed linens are provided. ...moreless

              • Hair Dryer
              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
              • Clothes Dryer

              Other Amenities

                  • Master Bedroom has a Queen size Select Comfort bed with walk out to private balcony with a fabulous waterfront view. Bedroom 2 and 3 each have pillow-top queen mattresses, allergy/dustmite protective covers on beds, with access to the front balcony., Queen size futon sofa available in the family room., Private boat/sun dock and key card access to boat launch. Central air and Heat. Convenient strip mall 10 min. from house; Food Lion, Restaurants, vet, nails....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Television:

                    40' Flat screen TV in family room, 32' flat screen TV in Master Bedroom...moreless

                  • Video Library:

                    Variety of DVDs available for viewing...moreless

                  • Video Games:

                    Mostly E rated for children. ...moreless

                  • DVD Player
                  • CD Player

                  Communications

                      • Wireless Internet

                      Outdoor Features

                      • Kayak / Canoe:

                        2 single-person kayaks and paddles available for use. ...moreless

                      • Water Sports Gear:

                        Life vests are not provided, but are required....moreless

                      • Deck / Patio:

                        Deck chairs and table, Dock tables and chairs...moreless

                      • Boat:

                        Pedal boat (seating for 2 adult/2 child)...moreless

                      Theme

                      • Adventure
                      • Away From It All
                      • Family
                      • Historic
                      • Sports & Activities

                      Location & View

                          • Lakefront:

                            240 feet of beautiful expansive waterfront; beautiful sunrise and moonrise; 3 steps into water from dock; walk into water on side of property. Water 5-8 Ft deep at end of dock; cleats for boat tie up on dock and bulkhead...moreless

                          Activities

                          • Theme Parks
                          • Sailing
                          • Water Tubing
                          • Pier Fishing
                          • Freshwater Fishing
                          • Parasailing
                          • Swimming
                          • Jet Skiing
                          • Water Skiing
                          • Cycling
                          • Groceries
                          • Paddle Boating
                          • Boating
                          • Wildlife Viewing
                          • Sight Seeing
                          • Antiquing
                          • Restaurants
                          • Churches
                          • Fishing
                          • Kayaking
                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Prime
                          Jun 1 - Sep 14, 2014
                          2 night min stay
                          $200
                          $1,250
                          Labor Day weekend
                          Sep 5 - Sep 7, 2014
                          3 night min stay

                          $900
                          flat fee
                          Fall
                          Sep 15 - Nov 30, 2014
                          2 night min stay
                          $150
                          $950
                          New Year's holiday
                          Dec 31 - Jan 2, 2015
                          3 night min stay

                          $350
                          flat fee
                          My Standard Rate
                          2 night min stay
                          $125
                          $800

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
                          • Pet Fee $25
                          • Taxes Included

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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 07/16/2014
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                          22 Today
                          23 Selected dates
                           

                          Location

                          Car: Necessary

                          2 Kayaks on property are available for use during rental. A paddle boat (2 adults/2 children) is available for use during rental. Life preservers REQUIRED, but not supplied.

                          Lake Anna area hosts several local wineries and is surrounded by historical and Civil War historical sites (Monticello: Thomas Jefferson's home in Charlottesville), Civil War battlefields: Wilderness, Chancellorsville, Gordonsville, etc.).

                          King's Dominion amusement park is a 45-minute drive from the house.

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 1993

                          About the owner: Married with children, in-laws, grandchildren, and life-long friends; we love water; travel, space, history (especially the rich Civil War history surrounding the area). Having personally experienced the joy of vacationing at personally owned properties through VRBO, we happily share our special place with visitors.

                          Why the Owner Chose Lake Anna:
                          We love Lake Anna! Originally frequent campers, we decided a house would be a bit more comfy.This little house presented the perfect getaway for us. We've decorated it with vacation in mind. The bright yellow color was one we saw on a house in Ireland. The colorful rooms reflect our vacation in Puerto Rico, the parrots, our penchant for Jimmy Buffet songs, the tropical fish and shells, our love of snorkeling, and the Beanie animals, a sign of our past collection addiction! It is our happy family place, respite from the rat race, and opportunity to take time to appreciate nature and quiet beauty.

                          The Unique Benefits at this House:
                          The warm water lets us begin playing in the water as early as April and as late as November. We have awesome mysterious foggy sunrises when the air gets cooler, and beautiful sunrises and moonrises. Stars are bright and clear in the night sky. Perched on a little hill, the lake view from our deck is like an infinity pool since we can see over the dike into the public side. The neighborhood represents original weekend getaways; when a 'lake house' was a play house. Visitors should LISTEN to the sounds of early morning at the lake; you will fall in love with it.


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                          Speaks: english

                           

                          Photos

                          • View of yard and lake from Master Bedroom deck

                            View of yard and lake from Master Bedroom deck

                          • View of lake & dike separating private and public side (from Master BR)

                            View of lake & dike separating private and public side (from Master BR)

                          • Kitchen

                            Kitchen

                          • Master BR dresser and closet

                            Master BR dresser and closet

                          • Bedroom 3: Queen sized bed, walk out to front deck

                            Bedroom 3: Queen sized bed, walk out to front deck

                          • Fun shower curtain

                            Fun shower curtain

                          • High Efficiency Washer/Dryer

                            High Efficiency Washer/Dryer

                          • Fire pit by dock for Smore's; Complimentary Kayaks on storage shed

                            Fire pit by dock for Smore's; Complimentary Kayaks on storage shed

                          • 240' of waterfront - looking into our cove and dock

                            240' of waterfront - looking into our cove and dock

                          • Awesome sunrise

                            Awesome sunrise

                          • The Sunshine House...

                            The Sunshine House...

                          • Family Room w/queen futon

                            Family Room w/queen futon

                          • Master Bedroom w/Select Comfort Queen bed

                            Master Bedroom w/Select Comfort Queen bed

                          • Bedroom 2 with queen size bed and walkout to front balcony

                            Bedroom 2 with queen size bed and walkout to front balcony

                          • Upstairs bath w/tub/shower

                            Upstairs bath w/tub/shower

                          • First Floor Bath with shower

                            First Floor Bath with shower

                          • View of Sunshine House  from the lake

                            View of Sunshine House from the lake

                          • Brinkman propane grill

                            Brinkman propane grill

                          • Kid/Pet friendly Step-in area at waterfront

                            Kid/Pet friendly Step-in area at waterfront

                          VRBO #171899

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                          This listing was first published here in 2008.

                          Date last modified - Sunday, July 13, 2014

                          $125 - $200 per night (USD)
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                          3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 8

                          View calendar: Updated 07/16/14
                          Minimum stay: 2 nights
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