Feedback

VRBO is part of the HomeAway family, the world leader in vacation rentals with over 950,000 listings. We offer the largest selection of properties for any travel occasion and every budget. We’re committed to helping families and friends find a perfect vacation rental to create unforgettable travel experiences together. Learn More

Serene Living on Quiet Lake Norman Cove, Private Dock, Hot Tub, Fire Pit & More

You sent a message to this owner.

Calendar

Last updated: 07/19/2014
Check availability
23 Available
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates
  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Troutman house description

Please click on the Calendar link to see if our house will fit your vacation.

Lake Norman is the largest lake in North Carolina, with over 520 miles of shoreline.

The warm water is perfect for swimming, boating, fishing and relaxing. The house is located on a quiet cove on the northeast side of the lake, easy to access from Interstate 77, about 40 miles north of Charlotte, just minutes from Lake Norman State Park.

Easy day trips can be made to Charlotte, Hickory, Lowe's Motor Speedway, Paramount's Carowinds Theme Park, the Biltmore Estate, and many other local attractions. There are also nearby restaurants, shopping, go-karts, and plenty of other activities, if you want to stay busy.

The house sits on a large .7 acre wooded lot and is a perfect getaway any time of year. The lake water is perfect for swimming from May thru September, with canoeing, kayaking, sailing, boating and fishing available all year.

The outdoor fire pit is a hit all year as well, while the 2 indoor stone fireplaces make everyone warm and toasty from fall through early spring. The hot tub is fun all year too.

Inside the house, the loft overlooks the great room, which has a soaring cathedral ceiling and a big stone fireplace. The master bedroom, with a private master bath, is also located on the 1st floor, along with a 2nd bedroom and another full bath. Completing the 1st floor are the dining room, screened porch/outdoor dining room, and complete kitchen with electric range and oven, refrigerator with ice maker, microwave, coffee maker, blender, toaster oven, mixer, and more.

The loft has 3 single beds, which are comfortable for kids or adults. Access is up a fairly steep stairway/ladder, so be careful. It's a great hang-out for kids, and a place for them to escape from their parents.

The lower level has 2 more bedrooms and a 3rd full bath. It also has a large family room with a wet bar and another big stone fireplace. There's a wrap-around couch in front of the fireplace and TV, and also a futon for additional seating or sleeping.

The deck that spans the 1st floor in back of the house has a steel cable rail, so it doesn't block views of the private dock and the lake. The hot tub, with wrap-around deck and steps, is nestled in overhanging dogwood trees overlooking the lake. A few steps away is the large fire pit, great for cooking hotdogs or marshmallows, or warming up on a cool fall day.

The deep water dock averages 11 feet of depth, and even had 8 feet of water under it during the 2007 drought, so we could take boats out while many others were aground. Rent a boat nearby, or bring your own - the community boat ramp is about 150 yards down the street.

The dock also has 4 canvas swinging chairs (with cup holders) mounted on springs and swivels. Sitting in one of those chairs, sipping your favorite beverage, a cool breeze in the air...there just isn't a better way to relax. But if you have to work during your escape, don't worry...THE SECURE WIRELESS NETWORK WORKS AT THE DOCK!

Weekly rentals during the summer go from Sunday to Sunday. The rest of the year you can check in and check out whatever day you'd like, as long as you're able to stay at least two days. Please click the Calendar link to see if our house will fit your vacation.


Keywords: House, Hot Tub, Fire Pit, Private Dock, Kayaks

Property Type

  • House
  • 2600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            25 years of age...moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15, Beds for 13-15

          • Master Bedroom: 1 king

            Cable TV...moreless

          • 2nd First Floor Bedroom: 1 double

            Cable TV...moreless

          • 1st Lower Level Bedroom: 1 double, 2 bunk bed

            Cable TV...moreless

          • 2nd Lower Level Bedroom: 2 twin/ single

            ...moreless

          • Loft: 3 twin/ single

            ...moreless

          • King size beds (1) Master bedroom, Double Beds (2) One in 1st floor bedroom, one in lower level bedroom with bunk beds, Twin or Single Beds (5) 2 in lower level bedroom, 3 in loft, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) futon in lower level (sleeps 1 or 2), Bunk Beds (2) Pair of bunks in lower level bedroom with double bed...moreless

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          • 2nd First Floor Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

            ...moreless

          • Lower Level Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

            ...moreless

          • Master Bathroom: toilet, shower

            double sink...moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            Recently renovated fully-equipped kitchen: large double sink, range/oven, coffee maker, counter-top mixer, blender, toaster, toaster oven, pots, pans, silverware, etc....moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            6...moreless

          • Dining
          • Stove
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Ice Maker
          • Freezer
          • Oven
          • Dishwasher
          • Refrigerator
          • Microwave
          • Seating for 6 people

          Amenities

          • Wood Fireplace:

            (2) Stone fireplace in 1st floor Great Room, stone fireplace in lower level family room. Plenty of firewood is provided....moreless

          • Parking Off Street:

            driveway can accommodate up to 6 vehicles...moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            full-size...moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            full-size...moreless

          • Air Conditioning
          • Heating
          • Fireplace
          • Parking
          • Iron & Board

          Other Amenities

              • Hot Tub, Fire Pit, Water Slide on dock, 3 single sit-on-top kayaks with paddles and life jackets are stored at the dock and available for guest use year round, Community boat ramp is 150 yards down the street...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Satellite / Cable:

                (5) TV with cable in great room, lower level family room, master bedroom, 2nd 1st floor bedroom, and lower level bedroom with double bed and bunks...moreless

              • DVD Player
              • VCR
              • Stereo
              • CD Player

              Communications

              • Wireless Internet:

                128 bit secure wireless router is also hard-wired to 2 ports: 1 in eat-in portion of kitchen, one in wet bar in lower level. WiFi REACHES THE DOCK!...moreless

              • Computer Available:

                Computer connected through high-speed cable connection...moreless

              • Internet

              Pool & Spa

                  • Hot Tub:

                    Outdoor hot tub, sheltered by Dogwood tree, overlooking lake...moreless

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    There are 2 grills: a propane gas grill, and a Weber charcoal grill...moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    deck spans entire back of house, overlooking lake...moreless

                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    3 kayaks are available for guest use...moreless

                  • Wood Deck
                  • Outdoor Grill Gas

                  Theme

                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Romantic

                  Location & View

                      • Lakefront:

                        188 feet of deep water lakefront private property...moreless

                      Activities

                      • Restaurants
                      • Hiking
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Swimming
                      • Kayaking
                      • Water Tubing
                      • Fishing
                      • Pier Fishing
                      • Fly Fishing
                      • Sailing
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Boating
                      • Walking
                      • Marina
                      • Autumn Foliage
                      • Freshwater Fishing
                      • Cycling
                       

                      Reviews

                      Write a review 4.9
                      from 22 traveler reviews
                      Loading...
                       
                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Mid Summer 2014
                      Jul 6 - Aug 30, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      $2,450
                      Late Summer 2014
                      Aug 31 - Sep 30, 2014
                      2 night min stay
                      $350
                      $2,450
                      Off Season 2014-2015
                      Oct 1 - Apr 30, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $250
                      $1,500

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Cleaning Fee $125 + tax
                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $400
                      • Tax Rate 6.75%

                      Notes:

                      Holiday rates may be higher than normal rates.

                      Half of rent plus sales tax is due when reservation is made. The house is not reserved until payment is received by owner, so it is still available to be reserved by others until payment is received. Final payment is due 21 days before arrival, and includes second half of rent plus security deposit, cleaning fee and sales tax. All payments are made through PayPal.


                      Always make sure to call the number on the listing to confirm payment details.
                      Only pay using credit card, PayPal, check or direct bank transfer. NEVER pay by cash or instant money transfer services such as Western Union or MoneyGram. Learn more


                      Don't forget your vacation protection! Get protected now

                      Adding our Vacation Protection services can make sure your getaway goes smoothly, no matter what. We offer Cancellation Protection, Carefree Rental Guarantee, and Damage Protection so you can truly relax.

                      Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
                      Guarantee the rental meets your expectations.
                      Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.
                       

                      Calendar

                      Last updated: 07/19/2014
                      Check availability
                      23 Available
                      21 Unavailable
                      22 Today
                      23 Selected dates
                       

                      Location

                      46.5 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Charlotte International Airport (CLT)
                      8 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Exit 45 on Rt 77
                      3.5 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Beach at Lake Norman State Park

                      Car: Necessary

                      Property in located on Lake Norman, a few miles north of Lake Norman State Park. The park has a beach, hiking and a lot of bike trails. There is nearby grocery shopping: 7 minutes to Food Lion in Troutman, and 20 minutes to Harris Teeter and Super Target in Mooresville. There are also a lot of small cozy restaurants and bigger national restaurants in Troutman and in Mooresville.

                      Other Activities: Kayaking

                       

                      Owner info


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english

                      Guestbook comments from the owner

                      Loading...
                      1 of 4
                       

                      Photos

                      • Arrrgh...

                        Arrrgh...

                      • View from dock to where our cove meets the lake

                        View from dock to where our cove meets the lake

                      • Hot tub and patio from a different point of view

                        Hot tub and patio from a different point of view

                      • Deck spans entire back of house, overlooking lake

                        Deck spans entire back of house, overlooking lake

                      • Looking down of great room from the loft

                        Looking down of great room from the loft

                      • Kitchen with new Silestone countertops and maple cabinets renovated in June 2011

                        Kitchen with new Silestone countertops and maple cabinets renovated in June 2011

                      • View of dining room, looking past breakfast bar

                        View of dining room, looking past breakfast bar

                      • Dining room and kitchen on far side of great room

                        Dining room and kitchen on far side of great room

                      • Cool spring morning on the dock

                        Cool spring morning on the dock

                      • Hot tub under dogwood tree, with fire pit behind, and lake below

                        Hot tub under dogwood tree, with fire pit behind, and lake below

                      • Rustic steps wind down to our private fire pit

                        Rustic steps wind down to our private fire pit

                      • Great room is warm and toasty on this sunny winter day

                        Great room is warm and toasty on this sunny winter day

                      • Deck off master bedroom affords beautiful view of the lake

                        Deck off master bedroom affords beautiful view of the lake

                      • View of kitchen and breakfast bar from dining room

                        View of kitchen and breakfast bar from dining room

                      • Steps to loft, with kitchen on other side of breakfast bar

                        Steps to loft, with kitchen on other side of breakfast bar

                      • The loft is a great place for kids to escape from the parents

                        The loft is a great place for kids to escape from the parents

                      VRBO #224949

                      There have been  visitors to this page since the counter was last reset in .

                      This listing was first published here in 2009.

                      Date last modified - Wednesday, April 09, 2014

                      $250 - $350 per night (USD)
                      22

                      4 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 15

                      View calendar: Updated 07/19/14
                      Minimum stay: 2-7 nights
                      Dates are unavailable
                      Please stay a bit longer. A stay of nights or more is required for these dates.
                      This listing requires that rentals start on a .
                      Get an instant quote
                      Email owner
                      Speaks: english
                      Always make sure to call the number on the listing to confirm payment details. Only pay using credit card, PayPal, check, or direct bank transfer. Learn More
                      Add vacation protection services to your booking

                      Three services to protect your trip:

                      Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.

                      Guarantee the rental meets your expectations.

                      Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.


                      Get it now

                      advertisement

                      Share this property

                      Sharing makes you 30% cooler
                        Please correct the following errors and resend:
                      • Enter one or more valid email addresses separated by commas.
                      • Enter a subject for your email.
                      • Your message may not contain markup. Please remove the markup and try again.

                      Hi, I'd like to share this property with you.

                      http://www.vrbo.com/224949