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Create Smoky Mountain Memories, Santeetlah Spectacular Lakefront Home

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Last updated: 05/24/2015
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  • Pets considered:No
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Property description

Are you are looking for the perfect lakefront vacation home or getaway with mountain views? This 3300 sq ft North Carolina lakefront custom home offers direct waterfront on Lake Santeetlah with a private dock. Three Master Bedrooms with large windows and a floor plan like no other property, whether it is a cottage, house, or cabin.

This home has stunning views of both lake and mountains from every room. It has an extraordinary kitchen with hand crafted pine furniture cabinets, granite counter tops, heart pine floors, and special milled pine base & casing that give this lakefront home the aura of rustic elegance. Even the bedrooms are special with 3 master suites (& private baths) having their own unique amenities that add to it's overall ambiance. The 1st floor Master Suite has a private screened-in covered Porch. The large 2nd floor Master above the Kitchen has a bonus room and a two-person walk-in shower. The third Master Suite has a jetted tub and a clear glass shower.

This property has it's own private dock, tie up your boat or swim directly from the large floating dock. Free use of our canoe, floats, and water loungers is also provided.

One of the most popular features is the firepit deck on our lot next to the home with a fun view of the water. It has a firepit with a grille on one end designed for cooking over a charcoal or wood fire, and at night, use the open section of the firepit to sit around make s'mores and tell stories.

This home is located on the most unique lake in Western North Carolina. With 90% of its 75+ miles of shoreline protected, Lake Santeetlah's natural surroundings will be preserved and never crowded. Lake levels are maintained year round for recreational use. This lake is a watersports and fisherman's paradise. If you're looking to start a tradition with your family vacation, build your memories here on Lake Santeetlah at this unique luxury getaway.

Keywords: Lake Santeetlah, Lake Front, Luxury Mountain Rental, Mountain View, Mountain Cottage, Lake Front Cottage, Mountain Home, Lake Santeetlah Rental, Smoky Mountain Rentals, North Carolina Lakefront Rental

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 1

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  • Bedroom 2

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  • Bedroom 3

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  • Other (See Description)

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  • Queen size Beds (2) Custom Hand-made, in Master Suite on 1st Floor Custom Hand-made, in 3rd Master Suite, Twin or Single Beds (4) (2) Single Beds in Master Suite above Kitchen (2) Single Beds in Bonus Room attached to Master Suite above Kitchen...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Property has Private Dock (rent or bring your own boat), Use of Canoe Included in Rental...moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Television:

    (2) Great Room has 37' HD Flat Screen TV with vast DVD/VCR Collection, Basement Entertainment Room has TV with DVD/VCR...moreless

  • VCR

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View:

    All habitable rooms have a view of the water with windows that have been sized and located to optimize the view of the lake and mountains...moreless

  • Lakefront:

    This home is directly on, and follows, the contour of the shoreline...moreless

  • Mountain View:

    All bedrooms, great room, kitchen, and basement game room have mountain views over the water...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    1st and 2nd floor zoned separately...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    large capacity...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street:

    Concrete driveway large enough for several standard size cars...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Rental includes use of flat waterfront lot to the right of home (large grass lawn with easy parking)...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    large capacity...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Hughes Net Wireless Internet provided...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    There are 2 coffee makers, a 4-cup and a 12-cup. Coffee filters are provided....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    The kitchen cabinets are one-of-a-kind, handcrafted furniture cabinets. A large 4’ x 7’ two-level island has a trestle-table style breakfast bar and a second microwave that rolls out behind hidden raised panel doors. From every angle in the kitchen you have a panoramic view of the lake and mountains....moreless

  • Microwave:

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  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    French Doors and Sliding Doors off Great Room Room open to Upper Level Deck at Shoreline, Deck Behind Garage is Covered...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    French Doors off Basment Entertainment Room open to Lower Level Deck at Shoreline...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Free use of canoe...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Screened-in Porch off 1st Floor Master...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear:

    Water skis, tube, and various floats provided...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Jetted Tub:

    Third Master Bath has a Jetted Tub and a Clear Glass Shower...moreless

 

Reviews

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$2,290/week $382/night (May 27 to September 4th)
$1870/week  $312/night (September 5th to October 31st)
$1870/week  $312/night (May 1st to May 26th)
$1,270/week $212/night (November 1st to April 30th)
Cleaning & linens included with 3 nights or more
9.75% State and County Taxes apply
(3% County Occupany Tax + 4.75% State Use Tax + 2% County Use Tax = 9.75%)
Minimum stay requirements apply to holiday and summer weeks - contact owner 

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Last updated: 05/24/2015
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Location

We give our own 13-page renter information handout which provides lake , home, and area information. We list places to go along with driving directions, travel time, and comments.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2009

About the owner: The owner of this home is also the designer and builder of the home. I am a professor of Construction Technology at Indian River State College in Fort Pierce, Florida. It took me nine months to design and over two years to build this extra-special home. I personally worked on and was involved in every aspect of the construction, even to the point of custom hand making one-of-a-kind: queen beds, kitchen table, and the pine furniture cabinets in the kitchen. My favorite things to do: Spend time with my 5 children, fish (we caught 86 keeper size fish last summer on Santeetlah -white bass, walleye, lake trout, large mouth bass), and water ski. I am a licensed builder in both Florida and North Carolina (NC License No. 62831) and was initially licensed in Michigan. I teach all the building construction courses that lead to an A.S. Degree in Building Construction Technology. Builders, their employees, subcontractors, suppliers, and some county building officials enroll in my courses to earn a college degree. I have worked in the construction industry for over 27 years and on a tremendous range of projects: hospitals, stores, industrial buildings and warehouses, projects for the US Army, US Air Force, US Coast Guard, custom homes, renovations, restaurants, auto industry, churches, and schools.

Why the Owner Chose Lake Santeetlah:
Before building here, we took a family vacation with the goal of finding the best mountain lake to buy property and build. Since we live on the water in Florida we wanted more than 'flat or rolling land with a lake' since we already had that. We wanted to change the lifestyle and environment as much as we could and still be within a day's drive of South Florida. That ruled out many states and left the mountain areas of North Carolina as the best of all worlds. We then literally looked at the NC map and drove to every lake that was big enough to appear on the map and was on the western half of the state (not interested in rolling hills). We narrowed it down to 3 lakes and then considered other factors such as driving distance to stores and how safe or easy the drive would be. The other two lakes had roads that were too scary for my wife and driving age daughters, besides taking 30 min or more just to reach some sort of store. The winner was Santeetlah in almost every category. (What good is a nice lake if it is crowded with boats and cottages) We absolutley love our choice.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The unique features and benefits of this home are almost too long to list so to name a few: Being a new home, everything is clean, crisp, and fresh. There is no long walk to the water, the home is right on the water's edge. Every room except for the bonus room and bathrooms have oversized windows and a view of the water and mountains. (Even the stairs leading to the basement has a window) The driveway and road is at house level for super easy and safe access. Plus there is plenty of parking area unlike some homes that have you park on the shoulder of the road. You do not have cottages right next to you as many of the other homes on the lake have. You have a choice of a covered screened-in porch, open upper and lower decks, covered front porch, or covered rear porch area. So even if it rains there are places to sit outside. There are no other docks right next to you, you can sunbathe and swim in privacy.


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Photos

  • View from the lake

    View from the lake

  • Eating Space with custom pine table directly overlooking water

    Eating Space with custom pine table directly overlooking water

  • Master Bedroom #3 with lake view and Sitting Area

    Master Bedroom #3 with lake view and Sitting Area

  • Master #3 Bathroom (Jetted Tub not shown)

    Master #3 Bathroom (Jetted Tub not shown)

  • Front of home

    Front of home

  • View from 2nd floor balcony above Great Room with water-mountain-sky view

    View from 2nd floor balcony above Great Room with water-mountain-sky view

  • Nice little sitting area in 1st floor master

    Nice little sitting area in 1st floor master

  • Cozy screen porch off bedroom has grapevines entwined with white twinkle lights

    Cozy screen porch off bedroom has grapevines entwined with white twinkle lights

  • Single beds in bonus room (teen favorite-quiet and dark, hey we can sleep in)

    Single beds in bonus room (teen favorite-quiet and dark, hey we can sleep in)

  • This lake is one of the most beautiful lakes in the world.

    This lake is one of the most beautiful lakes in the world.

  • View from Rear Deck

    View from Rear Deck

  • Firepit Deck for wood/charcoal cooking and great family nightime gathering

    Firepit Deck for wood/charcoal cooking and great family nightime gathering

  • Kitchen has hand-crafted pine furniture-cabinets

    Kitchen has hand-crafted pine furniture-cabinets

  • Great Room with fantastic sky-mountain-water view

    Great Room with fantastic sky-mountain-water view

  • Hand-crafted Queen Bed in 3rd Master Suite

    Hand-crafted Queen Bed in 3rd Master Suite

  • Private Dock

    Private Dock

  • A warm and inviting Front Entry welcomes you to the home

    A warm and inviting Front Entry welcomes you to the home

  • Hand-crafted queen bed in 1st floor master with water view

    Hand-crafted queen bed in 1st floor master with water view

  • 1st Floor Master Bath

    1st Floor Master Bath

  • Twin beds in 2nd floor master above kitchen with water view. Large sitting area.

    Twin beds in 2nd floor master above kitchen with water view. Large sitting area.

  • Santeetlah is the perfect lake for water sports. This is my son wake boarding.

    Santeetlah is the perfect lake for water sports. This is my son wake boarding.

  • Custom Picnic Table makes for fun outdoor eating in covered section of rear deck

    Custom Picnic Table makes for fun outdoor eating in covered section of rear deck

  • Basement Rec Room has 3 windows and French Doors with nice view

    Basement Rec Room has 3 windows and French Doors with nice view

  • Great ski lake - sometimes you just have to show-off in front of your kids

    Great ski lake - sometimes you just have to show-off in front of your kids

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  • Reviews
  • Sleeps
    8
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    3.5
  • Property type
    House
Owner
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 05/24/2015
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