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Beautiful 2.5 Acre Private Lakefront Retreat on Lake James

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Beautiful lakefront house as viewed from walk to boathouse and lake.

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Last updated: 05/06/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Welcome to our NC mountain, lakefront home on Lake James! Enjoy cool breezes and beautiful lake views from this 2.5 acre retreat on a private cove off the main lake. This designer home has 5 bedrooms total, 3 being Master Bedroom suites, mattresses are top quality with high quality linens and feather pillows, plus a bonus kids bunk room downstairs!. 4.5 baths total, all full baths have deep soaking tubs and separate showers. The spacious, open, gourmet kitchen is the heart of the home. Not only does it have everything you need to prepare fantastic meals, but it is open to the dining/great room/living room area making it the social center.

There are two stone fireplaces, both wood burning, one on the screened porch off the living room. The large covered lower level deck provides great space to play in any weather. The upper open deck links the kitchen and great room to the outdoors and is a great spot for grilling and dining outdoors.

The home is built with natural materials throughout; gorgeous hardwood floors, natural stone and exposed beams. This home uniquely combines luxury amenities with natural materials and rustic accents to enhance your mountain experience on the lake!

Amenities include: 4 TVs, DVD players, Wii console, IPod dock, stereo system, piano, two refrigerators (second fridge is in the bonus 'simple' kitchen on the lower level), ice machine, deep garden tubs and showers in each full bath.

Private, easy to reach dock for swimming and fishing, boating including a paddleboat. Pontoon boat rental is available upon request.

Lake James is close to many scenic areas such as Grandfather Mountain, Pisgah National Forest, Linville Gorge Wilderness area, the Biltmore House, skiing and snow tubing, as well as outlet shops in Blowing Rock. Walking, hiking and biking are popular at Lake James State Park just a few minutes away.

This is an ideal spot for families trying to get away and relax! Bring all your toys, floats, pwc, or boat and make a few memories!

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Property Type

  • House
  • 4800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 4, lower level: 1 queen

    With private bathroom...moreless

  • Bedroom 5, lower level: 1 queen

    With private bathroom...moreless

  • Bedroom 1, main level: 1 king

    Shares bathroom with Bedroom 2...moreless

  • Bedroom 2, main level: 1 twin/ single

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3, main level: 2 twin/ single

    With private bathroom...moreless

  • Bonus room, lower level

    Great for kids!...moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 2, main level: toilet, tub, shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 1, main level: toilet, tub, shower

    Large bath shared between bedrooms 1 & 2...moreless

  • Powder room, main level: toilet

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 4, lower level: toilet, tub, shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 5, lower level: toilet, tub, shower

    ...moreless

  • All bathrooms are large and spacious.

Other Amenities

  • outdoor fireplace, two refridgerators, covered decks, deep garden tubs in all bathrooms, 4 TVs, Wii system, IPod dock, extra storage in bathrooms, antiques, designer kitchen, horse shoe pit...moreless

Entertainment

  • Air Hockey
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Four HD TVs, all with satellite, DirectTV...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console:

    Wii...moreless

  • Video Games

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseshoes
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View
  • Lakefront:

    Easy lake access, beautiful paved stone path, dock and lake front deck with porch swing...moreless

  • Water View
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Large table seats 8-10, plenty of space for additional seating as this is open to great room/living area....moreless

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided:

    High thread count...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Large paved parking and turn around area, very easy and convenient to entry of home. Off street and private....moreless

  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace:

    Two, one indoor and one on screened porch...moreless

Kitchen

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

    Double ovens, ice maker, well equiped...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator:

    (2) One on lower level...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas or Charcoal...moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter 2015
Jan 2 - May 31, 2015
3 night min stay
$475
$2,600
Summer 2015
Jun 1 - Sep 7, 2015
7 night min stay

$2,950

Changeover Day: Sunday


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning fee $225 + tax
  • Tax Rate 11.75%

Notes:

Please check other Lake James listings at

vrbo.com/256489

vrbo.com/364736

vrbo.com/432572

vrbo.com/561595

vrbo.com/600457

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

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Last updated: 05/06/2015
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Location

48 Miles
Nearest Airport
Asheville Regional Airport
3.3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Marion Lake Club
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-40

Car: Necessary

Our home is located on the south shore of beautiful Lakes James in a private cove. Lake James was the film site for The Last of the Mohicans! This home is centrally located near some of the most beautiful sites the Blue Ridge Mountains in North Carolina has to offer.

Within easy driving distance you will find Asheville's Biltmore House and Grove Park Inn's Spa; Linville Gorge with the Linville River and rock formations including Sitting Bear, Hawksbill, Table Rock and the Chimneys; Boone's outdoor theater production - Horn in the West; Blowing Rock's Tweetsie Railroad Amusement Park, and Hickory's Furniture Mart.

This beautiful custom home is the perfect retreat for your special gathering with family and friends. Our spacious home has 4800 square feet and every amenity to ensure a memorable experience for everyone in your group. Pick your favorite - quiet time relaxing and enjoying the peaceful lake front setting, action packed days enjoying Lake James - kayaking and canoeing, exploring undeveloped islands, fishing, tubing, water skiing, and boating; or off the lake, hiking trails and mountains, spelunking caverns, zip-lining or mountain biking, or shopping in Asheville!

Enjoy evenings gathering to play games or watching movies or enjoy cozy times around the stone fireplaces.

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2006

About: Asheville lawyer, enjoys travel, luxury retreats

Why Nebo:
Near Asheville, scenic, clean beautiful lake, lake front, mountains, private setting, designer home.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Privacy, views, lake front, relaxation, amenities, time with family and friends


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Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Beautiful lakefront house as viewed from walk to boathouse and lake.

    Beautiful lakefront house as viewed from walk to boathouse and lake.

  • Awesome front porch space - you can easily monitor kids playing in the front.

    Awesome front porch space - you can easily monitor kids playing in the front.

  • Here's a shot of our boathouse. Ask about pontoon boat rental.

    Here's a shot of our boathouse. Ask about pontoon boat rental.

  • Upper back deck with grill just off living area and kitchen.

    Upper back deck with grill just off living area and kitchen.

  • Lower level covered deck with corn hole game ready to play!

    Lower level covered deck with corn hole game ready to play!

  • Great room is too large to capture in one photo. Doors led to deck.

    Great room is too large to capture in one photo. Doors led to deck.

  • Gourmet kitchen and spacious dining area is ready for your group!

    Gourmet kitchen and spacious dining area is ready for your group!

  • Bath 1 on main level connects King bedroom to Single bedroom. Walk in shower too

    Bath 1 on main level connects King bedroom to Single bedroom. Walk in shower too

  • Bedroom suite 2 on the main level. 2 single beds and private bath.

    Bedroom suite 2 on the main level. 2 single beds and private bath.

  • Lower level rec room with TV, games and air hockey. Also 2nd kitchen, laundry.

    Lower level rec room with TV, games and air hockey. Also 2nd kitchen, laundry.

  • Bath in lower level suite 1.

    Bath in lower level suite 1.

  • Bath in lower level suite 2.

    Bath in lower level suite 2.

  • This is the lower deck, just above the boathouse. Great place for hanging out.

    This is the lower deck, just above the boathouse. Great place for hanging out.

  • View of our cove off main part of Lake James, taken from the boathouse.

    View of our cove off main part of Lake James, taken from the boathouse.

  • Propane grill and outdoor table at the end of the upper deck.

    Propane grill and outdoor table at the end of the upper deck.

  • Main level screened in porch w/ wood burning fireplace, just outside great room.

    Main level screened in porch w/ wood burning fireplace, just outside great room.

  • This is a close up of the wood burning fireplace and plasma TV in the great room

    This is a close up of the wood burning fireplace and plasma TV in the great room

  • King sized bed on main level is connected by bath 1 to another bedroom

    King sized bed on main level is connected by bath 1 to another bedroom

  • Here's the single bed bedroom on the main level.

    Here's the single bed bedroom on the main level.

  • Here is one side of the private bath in suite 2, has walk in shower too.

    Here is one side of the private bath in suite 2, has walk in shower too.

  • Lower level bedroom suite 1 with queen bed and private bath.

    Lower level bedroom suite 1 with queen bed and private bath.

  • Lower level bedroom suite 2 with queen bed and private bath.

    Lower level bedroom suite 2 with queen bed and private bath.

  • Bonus bedroom with 2 single beds on lower level.

    Bonus bedroom with 2 single beds on lower level.

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
    4.5
  • Property type
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Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few days
  • Response rate 80%
  • Calendar last updated 05/06/2015
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