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Modern Retreat Incredible Views with Pontoon Boat & Kayaks

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Sunset view from dock - wide lake expanse w/ Hickory Nut Gorge and Bald Mountain

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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Lake Lure house description

Truly special property that makes the most of an ideal location and allows you to feel like you are on vacation the moment you arrive. It is located on wide and quiet cove and is the prime location on Lake Lure to take in panoramic views of the mountains, Chimney Rock, Hickory Nut Gorge, and especially for viewing beautiful sunsets across the lake. All of this plus the use of our top of the line Premier Pontoon boat - new addition for 2014!

In 2010 We added a boat house with an extra large dock area for playing and fishing from that includes a large raised deck 15 ft off the water to create fantastic place to relax down by the lake, watch family and friends swim and play in the water as well as watch sunset. This will also provide shade down at the lake throughout the day to maximize comfort for everyone who is spending the day down 'on the water'. We have also added free high speed wifi and free local and long distance calling(US only).

We also updated our landscaping in 2011 & 2012 to improve the view from our home and expand the forest on our hillside.

The no-wake cove allows for protected swimming while being moments away from the main channel in the pontoon boat that is included with the home - two new kayaks were added in 2010. Also, road access to the cove is ideal with a private road that is less than half mile off of Highway 74 allowing you to avoid the many twists and turns required to reach some areas of Lake Lure - and only 5 minutes from the new full scale Ingles grocery store.

The structure of this home has been designed to make the most of this ideal location. It has the feel of a mountain home with its peaked roof and cedar exterior. It is surrounded by century old trees proving shade, privacy, and the feeling of being in a mountain retreat. Situated at the top of the hill overlooking the lake allows for easy access when unloading or loading the car while making the most of the amazing views.

You enter the main room to vaulted ceilings of rich wood that provide an open and airy feeling. There is a beautiful fieldstone fireplace which provides a cozy atmosphere in the summer and especially in the fall/winter while further adding to the mountain retreat atmosphere.

The center piece of the home is the two plus stories of windows that provide expansive views of the lake and the mountains. The open floorplan allows guests to sit and talk, work in the kitchen and eat dinner - all while taking in the spectacular views.

The main floor has a private bedroom with a queen bed and a full bathroom for those who want to limit climbing of stairs. The upstairs has a private bedroom with a queen bed and a private half bath. The bedroom connects to a loft which overlooks the main room and has full view of the floor to ceiling windows and fireplace. Sky lights also add to a feeling that you are living in the trees. The loft is semi-private and has a trundle bed (two twin beds).

The lower floor is a huge master suite which includes a sitting area and floor to ceiling sliding glass doors that also look out over the lake - the room is over 400 square feet! It has a king bed and one trundle bed (two twin beds) as well as a sitting area for enjoying the morning sunlight or lounging in the afternoon. The lower bedroom also has a full bath. If you choose for this to be a 'kids room,' it has a TV and plenty of room for games and etc. allowing parents to quietly enjoy the view upstairs (or watch something other than cartoons on TV). The downstairs opens out onto a covered deck with adirondack and rocking chairs for lounging in the shade. If you choose to use this room as an adult room, it is a great place to cool down and relax in private.

Not only does the inside of the house make the most of the location, so does the outside. There are two huge decks extending out to the lake. The upper deck extends off the main level and is perfect for barbecuing (there is a gas grill) and enjoying dinner outside. The lower deck extends off the master suite/kids room and is a perfect place to enjoy some shade and quietly read a book in the afternoon. Both provide an amazing view of the lake and the mountains.

In addition to the views from the house, you can take in the view while sitting on the dock or go for a swim in the protected no-wake cove. Sunset from the dock is something not to be missed! When you desire even more adventure, we have a 24 foot pontoon boat included with the rental of the house!
As the location and home provide a feeling of immediately being on vacation, we want our service to as well. Therefore, we have worked to provide every convenience necessary. Your first experience of this will be when our caretaker, Debbie, greets you at the door to give you a tour of the house and demonstrate how to use the boat.

You will then find a full kitchen with dishwasher, refrigerator, microwave, toaster, coffeemaker and plenty of dishes and utensils for cooking and eating. For entertainment, there are two TVs, two DVD/VCR players and plenty of games for adults and kids. In addition, there is a washer and dryer in a large laundry room to help keep packing to a minimum.

When you are ready to head outside, you will find numerous chairs for lounging and tables for outdoor dining. If you are interested in the local area, we have provided brochures and ideas for things to do in the surrounding areas, lists of restaurants, stores and other information.

Finally, when you have enjoyed your day to the utmost, you will find fully made beds with down comforters ready for you to fall into and enjoy a peaceful nights sleep listening to the sounds of the lake and the forest.

Keywords: House, pontoon boat, boat house, on the lake, linens included, boat, cleaning included, non-smoking, no pets, lakefront, caretaker, kayaks, 3 floors, 3.5 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, summer deal, views, sunsets, sunset, views, boat, full kitchen, all towels, all linens

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Must be 25 years old or older to rent...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Great for kids - shallow and protected swimming area...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Sorry we are allergic...moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Loft

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  • Master Bedroom: 1 king, 1 twin/ single

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  • Main Floor Bedroom: 2 queen

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  • 3rd Floor Bedroom: 1 queen

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  • King size beds (1) King bed is in lower level master that also has a large sitting area and deck, Queen size Beds (2) One on the main floor attached to a full bathroom - one on the second floor attached to a half bath, Twin or Single Beds (1) Single bed in loft area on 2nd floor and single bed on lower level, Baby Cribs (1) Crib can be put out on request...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1

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  • Bathroom 2

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  • Master bathroom has tub shower. Main level bathroom has a shower. 3rd floor 1/2 bath includes large sink area. All bathrooms include towels and hair dryers for your convenience....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Pontoon Boat, 2 kayaks, Central Heat & Air Conditioning, Cable TV(two 27 inch TV's), DVD/VCR Player, Full Kitchen - Microwave, Coffee maker, Full Washer & Dryer, Natural rock Fireplace(wood provided), Stereo System, Portable CD player/radio, Two large decks with Rocking chairs, Adirondack chairs, 8 full back chairs and two tables, Hair Dryers in each bathroom, Soap, Shampoo, Kayaks, Non-Smoking Home...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Bookcase of books to share with guests...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Board games available for family fun...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    (2) Standard cable provided...moreless

  • Stereo

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View:

    Fantastic views from the house of the lake, mountains, and sunsets...moreless

  • Lakefront:

    Pontoon boat for 8+, along with 2 kayaks are stored on the boathouse/ dock with easy access on and off the dock for swimming/floating in the no wake cove...moreless

  • Monument View:

    Chimney Rock is visible across the lake, Rumbling Bald Mountain is also just across the lake...moreless

  • Mountain View:

    View of mountains surrounding lake and sunset across the lake over the mountains...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Full house HVAC system - heating and cooling (new in 2011)...moreless

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Dryer available in large utility room for guest use. Iron and Ironing board also available...moreless

  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance:

    US only...moreless

  • Garage:

    Currently not available to guests...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Full house HVAC - new in 2011...moreless

  • Internet:

    Free access to guests...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All pillows, sheets, bath towels, kitchen towels provided with extra also available - caretaker can provide...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Couch, leather reading chairs and rocking chairs to watch the mountains and the sunset...moreless

  • Parking:

    Driveway parking - 2-3 cars...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Parking for 2 cars in driveway and 1 car on parking area beside the driveway...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Free US and local calling...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Washer and dryer available in large utility room for guest use (detergent included)...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    High speed access is free...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    Wood also available upon request...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Provided...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    All pots, pans, plates, bowls, glasses, silverware and utensils provided...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Plenty dishes, glasses, silverware, knifes, cooking utensils provided...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    New on 2010 - extra quiet...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Full sized oven and stove. Full sized refrigerator. Full sized dishwasher. Microwave and coffee maker, blender etc....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Full sized oven...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Full size refrigerator and freezer. Extra freezer in the utility room...moreless

  • Stove:

    Standard 4 burner stove top with full sized oven...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Both decks are balconies off the back of the house looking out onto the lake...moreless

  • Boat:

    Pontoon boat included in rental...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    (2) Large main deck and secondary deck on lower level. Large dock with '2nd floor deck' for watching sunsets and providing shade down on the dock. ...moreless

  • Golf:

    Nearby - 3 courses within 15-20 minutes...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    2 Kayaks included in rental...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Covered lower deck so that you can sit out on in in any weather...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Beautifully naturally landscape with open hillside to enjoy the natural beauty and trees. Also fun to hike around for those looking for adventure....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Includes propane...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Nearby at town center...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Boat has plenty of lifejackets for a guests...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter
Dec 1 - Mar 13, 2015
3 night min stay
$250 $275
Thu, Fri, Sat
Spring Flowers
Mar 14 - Jun 5, 2015
3 night min stay
$275 $300
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Summer
Jun 6 - Aug 29, 2015
7 night min stay

$3,000 $11,000

Changeover Day: Saturday

Fall Colors
Aug 30 - Dec 1, 2015
3 night min stay
$300 $325
Thu, Fri, Sat
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$250 $275
Fri, Sat
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 5%

Notes:

+10% for Holidays

Cleaning is included in price


Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Location

25 Miles
Nearest Airport
Asheville
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Rumbling Bald Resort
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Larkin's 1 mile on our pontoon

Car: Recommended

Fishing(lake and river), zip line courses, small shops, river rafting/kayaking, Chimney Rock Park, lakeside beach

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

About the owner: We are excited to share our wonderful home, our new in 2014 Premier Sunsation pontoon boat and our boat house and deck on the water with our guests. We are big fans of sunsets and our home and dock have the premier sunset views on the lake.

Why the Owner Chose Lake Lure:
Location on the lake has the best sunsets across the water with the mountains in the background while also being in a peaceful no wake cove. Beauty and tranquility with lots of family fun in the water. Plus, no jet ski's are allowed on the lake providing smooth water and, more importantly, relaxing quiet on the water and around the lake. The rental includes the use of our Premier Sunsation pontoon boat.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The house is 'in the trees' and the dock, boathouse and deck are on the water - all have incredible sunset views. Plus, you can ride around the lake on our new in 2014 Premier Sunsation pontoon boat as well as paddle around on our 2 kayaks, all of which are included with the rental. The combination of a pontoon boat and the no wake cove provide countless hours of fun like few other properties on the lake. Our caretaker will alo greet you at our home and take care of you throughout the week.


Contact us

Speaks: english

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Photos

  • Sunset view from dock - wide lake expanse w/ Hickory Nut Gorge and Bald Mountain

    Sunset view from dock - wide lake expanse w/ Hickory Nut Gorge and Bald Mountain

  • Main floor with 2 stories of floor to ceiling windows w/ dining area

    Main floor with 2 stories of floor to ceiling windows w/ dining area

  • Lower floor master bedroom with deck, private bath and sitting area

    Lower floor master bedroom with deck, private bath and sitting area

  • View from deck down to no-wake cove for kayaking, swimming, floating

    View from deck down to no-wake cove for kayaking, swimming, floating

  • View from deck across to Bald Mountain - Beautiful in Summer and Fall!

    View from deck across to Bald Mountain - Beautiful in Summer and Fall!

  • Fall colors from the deck

    Fall colors from the deck

  • Fall day on the lake from our dock

    Fall day on the lake from our dock

  • Upstairs loft

    Upstairs loft

  • Entrance to house - easy access for luggage and parking for 3 vehicles

    Entrance to house - easy access for luggage and parking for 3 vehicles

  • Large deck off main floor for relaxing and outdoor grilling and eating

    Large deck off main floor for relaxing and outdoor grilling and eating

  • Main floor with leather reading chairs and fireplace

    Main floor with leather reading chairs and fireplace

  • Boat house, dock, and deck for lounging and playing in the water

    Boat house, dock, and deck for lounging and playing in the water

  • Upstairs bedroom w/ queen bed, 1/2 bath and view from loft sitting area

    Upstairs bedroom w/ queen bed, 1/2 bath and view from loft sitting area

  • Main floor - sitting area for looking at the view or enjoying the cable TV

    Main floor - sitting area for looking at the view or enjoying the cable TV

  • Boat house, dock, deck and trees up the hill to our house

    Boat house, dock, deck and trees up the hill to our house

  • View of Lake Lure from Chimney Rock Park - our cove is at the 'top of the lake'

    View of Lake Lure from Chimney Rock Park - our cove is at the 'top of the lake'

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  • Sleeps
    8
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2.5
  • Property type
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  • Reviews
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Owner
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
  • Response time: Within 24 hours
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Calendar last updated: 02/26/2015
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Modern Retreat Incredible Views with Pontoon Boat & Kayaks

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