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This one of a kind fully restored historic farm house is nestled in the heart of 100 acres of large trees, hay fields and conservation forest only an hour away from Durham and Raleigh. The property, on the National Historic Registry, was once a tobacco farm, whose store, drying sheds and outbuildings still dot the property. A fishing pond sits off the back porch surrounded by horse pasture, while wooded paths lead you to a private dock on a secluded finger of Kerr Lake.
The air conditioned, 2,700 square foot house has a gourmet kitchen with granite counters, custom maple/cherry cabinets, a large island with bar stools and a sunroom with fireplace - a perfect gathering place to watch and socialize with your cooks. The front porch with porch swing is a perfect place to relax and watch the wild life pass by. The back porch houses a private hot tub, where you can relax with a view of the pond and surrounding field, home to ducks, geese and horses and the occasional deer. A farmhouse table sits in the dining room with seating for eight, or dine alfresco: two oversized hardwood picnic tables off the back porch have seating for 16.
Four bedrooms (1 king, 1 queen, 2 twin and 2 bunk beds) offer plenty of sleeping options. A perfect children's room has two sets of bunk beds with ample play space. Board games, an extensive DVD library, basketball net, and internet with WiFi are other entertainment options.
With so much space to explore, we offer, for a fee, the use of our golf cart. Make trips to the lake easy - load the coolers, chairs and gear in the back and enjoy the ride!
Restaurants, grocery stores and shopping are located 10 minutes away in Clarksville, VA. Spend a day on the lake - boat rentals are available in town as well.
Linens are provided.
We are committed to preserving the natural and historical beauty of this rare estate. As such, we prohibit the use of ATVs or motorbikes on the property.
Perfect for gatherings, the property is available for special events, weddings, family reunions and corporate retreats.
Check out our website: www.tunstallfarmNC.com
Keywords: Farmhouse, Vacation rental, North Carolina, Virginia, Kerr Lake, Horses, Family reunion, Weddings, Special Events
2 Full bathrooms one downstairs and one upstairs no on-suite bathrooms
Fire pit, picnic tables, forest trails, fishing pond, porch swing, rocking chairs, outbuildings, rope swing, gardens, granite counters, coffee makers, board games, sunroom, barn, separate building with game room, golf cart, fishing gear, pack and play crib, fireplaces in all the main floor rooms...moreless
2 one in the living room and the other in the kitchen ...moreless
Game room with foosball. An oasis for any teenager and adult. ...moreless
In the kitchen radio only with surround sound you can stream in Pandora with your mobile device....moreless
One in the living room and one in the kitchen both have DVD players...moreless
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A trail on the property will lead you to the dock on Kerr Lake. ...moreless
100 acres of trails and historical tobacco buildings. Truly unique and ...moreless
House is right next to a pond where the horses reside....moreless
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Farmhouse table comfortably seats 8, but makes room for up to 12 when you pull up extra chairs. Also, a kitchen island with bar stools....moreless
Seating for 8 people
Located in family room and main floor bedroom...moreless
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
Additional information about rental rates
Cleaning fee$175 + tax
Pet Fee$75 + tax
Golf Cart (weekly)$50 + tax
Refundable Damage Deposit$500
Golf Cart Fee (weekend)$25 + tax
March 1-November 30th $350.00 night (1-6 guests) $399.00 night (7-12 guests) *
December-February $300.00 night (1-6 guests) $325.00 night (7-12 guests) *
Cleaning fee is $175
Golf cart weekend $25 Wkly $50
*Holidays (Memorial, 4th July, Labor Day Christmas and New Years $400 (1-6 guests) $450 (7-12 guests)
Special event pricing available for weddings, reunions and corporate retreat
100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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About the owner: We are a family of 6 that live in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Originally from Pennsylvania and Hawaii, we spent time in Boston before coming to North Carolina.
Why the Owner Chose Kerr Lake: We fell in love with this property the moment we set our eyes on it. Our four kids and two dogs have had the best times of their lives running, exploring, sharing campfires, swimming and fishing together. We believe the property is magical.
The Unique Benefits at this Farmhouse: When we spend time at our farm, we feel transported to a simpler time where we gather together, slow down and enjoy one another. A family game of softball or basketball, fishing or climbing trees makes for a perfect way to spend the day. Watching the sun go down with a glass of wine on the front porch is heavenly. After purchasing the property, we placed the surrounding fields and old growth forests into a conservation trust to preserve the land for the enjoyment of future generations. We invite you and your family to spend time at the Farm and make lasting memories of a truly unique vacation.