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Romantic Lakefront Hideaway

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Last updated: 06/22/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Newly remodeled 1br/1ba with exotic hardwood floors, porcelain countertops, nickel appliances and hot tub overlooking the lake. Great screen porch for afternoon leisure. This villa is attached to VRBO# 353073 giving room for an additional 5 guests.'Rosella' is a cottage built on the shores of the beautiful and private Mountain Island Lake. Much of this lake is parklands, wildlife, sanctuaries and properties restricted from development. This home was built in 1952 and has provided decades of lakefront fun and fishing. Years ago the house was divided into two separate apartments. In 2011 we converted the upstairs into a vacation rental. In March 2013 we completely updated the decor. We provide high speed wireless internet, flat screen TV's, but you can get most of that at a Holiday Inn. The unique experience you get with a stay here is that little step back in time. It starts when you pull in to the skinny gravel drive and end up at a plain but well kept mid-century home. There are paneled walls unit a/c and no dishwasher. No subdivision, no pool, no tennis courts. There are only two neighbors. There is a 2 bedroom unit above that is also available for rent. Unless you plan on renting both units you should be planning a quiet stay. Prior guests that have most enjoyed Rosella spend much of their time on the screened porch overlooking the lake. Rosella was built right on the lake's shoreline. You are so close to the boats going by you can see right inside them. At night when they cruise by you could truly join in their conversation. The place is very popular and in our few short years leasing it we have had hundreds of guests. In that time we have learned that Rosella is not for everyone. We have done our best to accurately describe the 'experience'. If that slow paced step back in time is not what you are looking for you may not enjoy Rosella, if on the other hand, you would like to relive the way things used to be or experience it for the first time we don't think you will be disappointed. We look forward to your arrival. In 2014, we just purchased a new Harris Floteboat that will be docked at the home and available for rent. Rental fee is $150/day and includes gas and insurance. This rate is approximately 1/2 the going rate in the area. Boat rental is scheduled separately from the vacation rental. It is strongly advised that you reserve it prior to your FUN2RENT.com search Boats in N.C.

Bob and Kim

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Property Type

  • Villa
  • 900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Responsible guest must be at least 25 years...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 2-3

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Shopping
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lakefront:

    Gorgeous view right on the lake edge. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Wi-Fi...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Shared hot tub with upstairs unit...moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season
Apr 1 - Oct 30
2 night min stay
$125
Low Season
Nov 1 - Mar 31
2 night min stay
$100
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$100 $100
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$700 $3,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $0
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Taxes Not included

Cancellation policy:

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


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Last updated: 06/22/2015
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Location

5 Miles
Nearest Airport
Charlotte Douglas International
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Sports Page
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Westport
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-85
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Sports Page

Car: Necessary

This location is very convenient to downtown, National Whitewater Center, Paramount Carowinds and the Charlotte Motor Speedway. All are within 15 min. A unique feature to this property is that we have a boat rental company that provides your choice of either a pontoon boat or ski boat right from the dock in front of the house. Prices range from $35-$50 per day. Please inquire for additional details.

Please note We are struggling to continue to offer

the boats. We have had guests that over estimated

their nautical expertise and have had numerous accidents and mechanical break downs due to inexperience. We will have to have a large deposit

to secure a boat and please be honest about your

experience level. I am more than glad to take you

out and show you the ropes. Boats will be available

as it is mechanically possible.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1990

About the owner: We are Bob and Kim and we are lake enthusiast. We own homes on several of the lakes in the area. We presently live on a lake close by and we love this place so much we spend many weekends here.

Why the Owner Chose Charlotte:
We lived here at one time and knew we could never part with it. 'Rosella' is not an investment for us.She is part of the family. We know that if you stay here and get to know Mountain Island Lake you will be 'hooked' too.

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
Many of our guests come to experience the National White water Center. If you come, we strongly suggest you visit there. It's a man made river rapids that you can kayak or do a guided raft run. This is the only man made Olympic qualifying rapids in the country. There is vertical rock climbing, zip linning and a lot more outdoor adventures. If you don't feel quite that adventurous there is a riverside restaurant where you can get a great meal and a glass of wine that you can sip while you watch crazy people careen down a wall of water and rocks. There are also summer concerts and island sunset parties. It costs just $5 to park and nothing to visit the center. You can drive from Rosella, park your car, and walk to the rivers edge in less than 10 minutes.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • View right out your back door.

    View right out your back door.

  • No shirt? no shoes? no pronlem

    No shirt? no shoes? no pronlem

  • sit a bit

    sit a bit

  • White water rapids Rosella style

    White water rapids Rosella style

  • Luxurious seating

    Luxurious seating

  • Lakeside Hot Tub

    Lakeside Hot Tub

  • Private front yard

    Private front yard

  • Lakeview bedroom with motion activated lighting  (optional manual controls..lol)

    Lakeview bedroom with motion activated lighting (optional manual controls..lol)

  • Cozy screened porch

    Cozy screened porch

  • New 2014 Harris Floteboat

    New 2014 Harris Floteboat

  • Optional covered seating area

    Optional covered seating area

  • Modern open kitchen

    Modern open kitchen

  • Just another day in paradise

    Just another day in paradise

  • Lake view bedroom

    Lake view bedroom

  • Cool cabin style

    Cool cabin style

  • stairway to heaven

    stairway to heaven

  • Smoke on the waters

    Smoke on the waters

  • Contemporary dressing with unique rainfall shower

    Contemporary dressing with unique rainfall shower

  • Professionally manicured lawn

    Professionally manicured lawn

  • Plenty of room for friends

    Plenty of room for friends

  • Quality boat with unique features uncommon on rental boats

    Quality boat with unique features uncommon on rental boats

VRBO #453657

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 06/22/2015
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