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Simply Charming Home on Beautiful Lake Gaston

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Last updated: 11/21/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Littleton cottage description

Whether boating, fishing, swimming, or just relaxing under a Carolina blue sky, you will enjoy your vacation in this immaculately furnished waterfront home on beautiful Lake Gaston.

Relax in this open floor plan home with three bedrooms (2 queens & 2 sets of bunk beds) and 3.5 baths. Each room is its own suite. The gourmet kitchen is fully equipped for preparing simple or sophisticated meals with a large dining table to serve your family and guests. The living area has a comfortable sofa, love seat, and chair with a flat screen TV (Prism TV), DVD player, CD stereo, MP3/IPod docking station, and WiFi for your computer. Both kids and adults will enjoy an XBox 360 and PS2 with games, a large selection of DVD movies, music CD's, board games, puzzles and an extensive lending library of books. The view from the living area and spacious screened in porch is spectacular. The master bedroom has a separate entrance onto the screened porch.

The boathouse/dock has both sun and covered decking with chaise lounge chairs and a picnic table. Tie up cleats are provided to easily secure your watercraft to the dock (lift/slip unavailable). You will have access to the community boat ramp for your convenience. Lazily float on a raft while the kids jump off of the dock and swim in this protected inlet that is only feet from the main cove away from any boat traffic. Enjoy taking the 4 kayaks out for a peaceful, early morning nature tour around the cove. For the more competitive at heart, a horseshoe, corn hole or darts challenge may be in order. Or, just relax in the backyard hammock or swing overlooking the water after a busy day on the lake.

This home is truly 'Simply Charming'.
A grocery store, drug store, hardware store, and restaurants are located close by.
Located in the North West quadrant of Lake Gaston.

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1760 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            25 years of age...moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            Protected inlet only feet from main cove away from boat traffic, ideal for children to swim and play...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 9

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

            Master suite with full bath...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

            Guest suite with full bath...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 2 bunk bed

            Guest suite w/ full bath; twin/twin & twin/double bunks ...moreless

          • All bedrooms have their own full bath. Each bedroom has a dresser and walk-in closet. Sound machines and alarm clocks are provided....moreless

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Window and ventilation fan...moreless

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Window and ventilation fan...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Window and ventilation fan...moreless

          • Bathroom 3: toilet

            Half Bath with ventilation fan...moreless

          • All full baths have bathtubs/showers, windows, and ventilation fans.

          Other Amenities

              • Beautiful large screened porch with private access from master bedroom, boathouse with sun & covered decking, easy boat tie up, boat ramp access, lounge chairs and picnic table, kayaks (4), floats (tubes & noodles), horseshoes, corn hole set, tether ball, kid-friendly cove, large private lot...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                Extensive library for all ages provided (book exchange - leave a book and take a book); large variety of magazines provided...moreless

              • CD Player
              • Games:

                A variety of board games, puzzles, and playing cards with poker chips provided...moreless

              • Music Library:

                Several music CD's provided ...moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                Prism TV provided...moreless

              • Stereo:

                Compact stereo/CD player with MP3 docking station in living room; MP3 player/docking station in bunk room...moreless

              • Television:

                (3) 42' flatscreen TV in living room; standard 25' TV in bunk room; standard 20' TV in basement; 13' TV in master bedroom...moreless

              • Video Game Console:

                XBox 360 gaming system with 2 wireless controllers located in bunk room; PS2 gaming system in basement...moreless

              • Video Games:

                XBox 360 & PS2 games provided...moreless

              • Video Library:

                Large selection of DVD movies for all ages....moreless

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family

              Attractions

              • Restaurants
              • Winery Tours

              Local Services & Businesses

                  • Groceries

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Horseshoes
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                      • Lakefront:

                        Spectacular lakefront property with private dock/boathouse with both sun and covered decking...moreless

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Fishing
                      • Freshwater Fishing
                      • Golf
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Kayaking
                      • Sailing
                      • Swimming
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Water Tubing

                      Dining

                      • Dining:

                        6 seat dining table with 3 counter-height stools at kitchen island....moreless

                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 9 people

                      General

                      • Air Conditioning:

                        One zone cental air system with thermostat located in hall...moreless

                      • Clothes Dryer:

                        Maytay front load electric dryer (dryer sheets provided)...moreless

                      • Free Long Distance:

                        Unlimited long distance provided...moreless

                      • Heating:

                        One zone central heat system with thermostat located in hall...moreless

                      • Internet:

                        Wireless internet provided...moreless

                      • Iron & Board
                      • Living Room:

                        Open living room has sofa, loveseat and chair with coffee/end tables; 42' flatscreen TV; compact stereo/CD player with MP3 docking station; DVD player; Prism TV provided; large selections of DVD's...moreless

                      • Parking Off Street:

                        Long driveway to accommodate vehicle parking (please do not park in cul-de-sac)...moreless

                      • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                        Driveway is long enough to accommodate standard watercraft trailers (please do not leave trailers in boatramp area)...moreless

                      • Telephone:

                        Telephone located in master bedroom and in kitchen area...moreless

                      • Washing Machine:

                        Maytag top load washing machine (washing detergent provided)...moreless

                      Kitchen

                      • Coffee Maker:

                        Keurig coffee maker and Mr. Coffee twelve cup drip coffee maker (drip filters provided)...moreless

                      • Cooking Utensils:

                        All standard (some specialty) cooking utensils; stainless steel pots; baking sheets/pans; glass ovenware; griddle; blender; crockpot; can opener; cheese board; grill utensils; stockpot w/ steamer...moreless

                      • Dishes & Utensils:

                        Beautiful white stoneware dishes (12 place setting); Glassware/wine glasses/beer mugs; 12 place setting flatware with serving utensils; Plastic outdoor dishes/cups, serving bowls, platters & pitchers...moreless

                      • Dishwasher:

                        Maytag dishwasher located to the right of the sink in kitchen island....moreless

                      • Ice Maker
                      • Kitchen:

                        Gourmet kitchen with beautiful granite countertops, stainless steel deep double sink and island with counter seating....moreless

                      • Microwave:

                        Maytag over-the-stove mount microwave....moreless

                      • Pantry Items:

                        Spices, sweetners, sugar, coffee filters, cooking spray, olive & canola oil, foil, plastic wrap, ziplock bags, trashbags...moreless

                      Outside

                      • Deck / Patio:

                        Large screened in porch with table that seats 6 and conversation set; patio with bistro set and grill located at bottom of porch stairs; large patio under screened porch w/ swing & hammock...moreless

                      • Kayak / Canoe:

                        4 kayaks with paddles provided...moreless

                      • Lanai / Gazebo:

                        Large screened in porch with table that seats 6 and conversation set; patio with bistro set and grill located at bottom of porch stairs; large patio under screened porch w/ swing & hammock...moreless

                      • Outdoor Grill
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Fall
                      Sep 12 - Jan 1, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $180 $195
                      Fri, Sat
                      $1,195
                      Winter
                      Jan 2 - Mar 5, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $150 $165
                      Fri, Sat
                      $995

                      Changeover Day: Friday

                      Spring
                      Mar 6 - May 7, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $180 $195
                      Fri, Sat
                      $1,195

                      Changeover Day: Friday

                      In Season
                      May 8 - Sep 10, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $1,545

                      Changeover Day: Friday

                      Memorial Day Week
                      May 22 - May 28, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $1,745
                      flat fee
                      July 4th Week
                      Jul 3 - Jul 9, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $1,745
                      flat fee
                      Labor Day Week
                      Sep 4 - Sep 10, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $1,745
                      flat fee

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $350
                      • Cleaning & Trash Removal $135
                      • Tax Rate 6.75%

                      Notes:

                      Rates are subject to change at any time prior to a signed contract with specified deposit being received by the owners of this property by the due dates.

                      Payment by personal check only. A Reservation Deposit of $350.00 is required within 7 days of quote in order to secure requested dates. The Reservation Deposit will convert to a refundable Damage Deposit upon check in. The full rental balance (rent, tax, cleaning/trash removal fee) is due 30 days prior to check in date.


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                      Calendar

                      Last updated: 11/21/2014
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                      21 Unavailable
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                      Location

                      85 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Raleigh/Durham International Airport (RDU)
                      2 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Watersview Restaurant (252) 586-2814

                      Car: Necessary

                      Rosemont Winery: The Rosemont Winery is located within 10 minutes and is a lovely place to do a wine tasting and have lunch. www.rosemontofvirginia.com (434) 636-9463

                      WatersView Restaurant: Casual/upscale waterfront dining. Located just outside of our main cove on the left on this side of the Eaton Ferry Bridge.

                      www.visitlakegaston.com (252) 586-2814

                      The Pointe Cafe: Casual waterfront dining with flip-flop elegance. Located just outside of our main cove across the water at the far end of the Eaton Ferry Bridge. www.thepointeonlakegaston.com (252) 586-0466

                      Goat Island: Bring your carrots to feed to the friendly family of goats on Goat Island. http://lakegastontoday.net/index150.htm

                      Online Lake Directory of Services: Interested in finding out more about Lake Gaston including boat/jet ski rentals, visit www.lakedirectory.net

                      Our cottage is located on Pigeonroost Creek (part of Songbird Creek) closest to lake buoy #9.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2006

                      About the owner: We are the Andrews' family and our cottage on beautiful Lake Gaston is our dream come true.

                      Why the Owner Chose Littleton:
                      We have been coming up to Lake Gaston from Raleigh for 10+ years. Our neighbors in Raleigh have owned a home on the lake since we moved to Raleigh. They were always so generous with their invites to join them at their lake home several times a year. We fell in love with the area. In 2006, we started looking for a place of our own and 'Simply Charming' found us. We are delighted to share it with you.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                      This is our oasis away from the craziness of everyday life (work, school, homework, yard work, etc...). When we pull into the driveway, the stress melts away. It is so beautiful, peaceful, and fun. Enjoying a cup of coffee on the screened in porch early in the morning before a day full of swimming, fishing, boating, and relaxing is one of our very favorite things. The sun twinkling on the water is magical.


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english

                       

                      Photos

                      • Spectacular Lake view

                        Spectacular Lake view

                      • Walkway to boathouse

                        Walkway to boathouse

                      • House (Water View 1)

                        House (Water View 1)

                      • Screened Porch eating area

                        Screened Porch eating area

                      • Kitchen

                        Kitchen

                      • Living Room (View 1)

                        Living Room (View 1)

                      • Master Bedroom

                        Master Bedroom

                      • Guest Bedroom

                        Guest Bedroom

                      • Bunk Bedroom

                        Bunk Bedroom

                      • Simply Charming kayaks

                        Simply Charming kayaks

                      • Boathouse and Dock (boat lift/slip unavailable ~ tie up cleats provided)

                        Boathouse and Dock (boat lift/slip unavailable ~ tie up cleats provided)

                      • Walkway to boathouse (view 2)

                        Walkway to boathouse (view 2)

                      • House (Water View 2)

                        House (Water View 2)

                      • Screened Porch sitting area

                        Screened Porch sitting area

                      • Kitchen & Dining

                        Kitchen & Dining

                      • Living Room (View 2)

                        Living Room (View 2)

                      • Master Bath

                        Master Bath

                      • Guest Bath

                        Guest Bath

                      • Bunk Room Bath

                        Bunk Room Bath

                      • Horseshoes

                        Horseshoes

                      VRBO #296537

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                      This listing was first published here in 2010.

                      Date last modified - Friday, December 19, 2014

                      $150 - $221 per night (USD)
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                      3 Bedroom / 3.5 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 9

                      View calendar: Updated 11/21/14
                      Minimum stay: 2-7 nights
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                      Speaks: english
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                      • Calendar last updated: 11/21/2014
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                      3 BR  3.5 BA  Sleeps 9

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