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The Grandis Getaway is located on Lake Keowee in S.C., 6 miles from Seneca and only 16 miles from Clemson University. This beautiful contemporary 3,500 square foot lakefront home, with sandy beach, covered dock, horseshoe pits & lakefront gazebo offers all kinds of fun for family and friends. It can comfortably sleep 16 people. Within the main living area there are three bedrooms and two baths, including a master suite with a walk-in closet, raised ceiling, full bath and door to the deck. The main living area has cathedral ceilings, wood flooring and a floor-to-ceiling gas stone fireplace. The spacious kitchen has a pantry & breakfast bar. The lower level contains two very spacious bedrooms, each with bathrooms, and a common living area w/ a stone gas fireplace, kitchenette, game table and games galore! Enjoy the electric piano, foosball, computer center and exercise bike. There is also a separate state-of the-art movie theatre with seating for 16, a 65' HD screen and movie library.
Main Level: Within the main living area there are three bedrooms and two baths, including a master suite with a walk-in closet, raised ceiling, full bath and a door to the deck. There is even a digital telescope to view the evening sky from the deck. The main living area contains cathedral ceilings, wood flooring and a floor-to-ceiling gas stone fireplace. There is luxurious seating and an open view to the lake. Kick back and enjoy the cable television complete with a DVD, VCR and wireless headphones. The spacious kitchen has a pantry and breakfast bar. The kitchen is fully equipped with gas burners and oven, built-in microwave, large side by side refrigerator freezer with icemaker and ice/water dispenser. All kitchen utensils and amenities are provided. Off the kitchen is the screened-in porch overlooking the lake with comfortable wicker furniture and a gas barbecue. For your convenience there is wireless high speed Internet available throughout the house. Long distance calls are free!
Lower Level: The lower level of the home contains two very spacious bedrooms, two full baths and another common living area with a stone gas fireplace. There are lots of windows for light and to look out at the lake. Try a game of foosball or sit down at the computer center with hi speed internet and printer. Relax on one of the two leather recliners and watch TV or play some PS2. Use the stationary bike or sit down at the game table and enjoy all the games we provide. Head on into the movie theatre with tiered theatre seating, 7.1 surround sound, DVD, a PlayStation2 & movie/videogames library. For your pleasure there is every movie channel & HDTV with movies on demand at no charge to you. Here you will find a full-size arcade pinball machine and electric piano as well. The kids will enjoy all the toys and kids' video library. There is also a kitchenette/bar area, full-size refrigerator/freezer & hi capacity washer & dryer. We supply the detergent, hand soap, body wash, cleaning supplies...
Outside: The home is located in a quiet cove , perfect for fishing and swimming. A large cement driveway and 2 parking areas offer ample parking for cars and watercraft. Enjoy playing on the basketball court or horseshoe pits. There is a sandy beach area for the kids to play and swim or to layout and take in some sun. A canoe and two kayaks are there for your use as well. Enjoy the beautiful cedar gazebo with a hanging 2-person swing and benches & table. The large yard has a gentle slope, allowing easy access for the elderly. There is a picnic table located in the yard by the lake. The covered dock has a large deck and bench to sit and look out over the lake. Several public boat ramps are located close by. You may access life jackets of all sizes within the bin on the deck. There are beach and lounge chairs and plenty of water noodles and floats. The deck has a swimming ladder to easily get in and out of the water. You will not find a cleaner, clearer lake than Lake Keowee!!
Bed Setup: Upstairs there is a very roomy master bedroom suite with a king size bed, full bathroom, walk-in closet and door to the deck. There are two other bedrooms, one with a queen bed and the other with two twin beds. There are 2 bedrooms downstairs that are very large. One has a queen bed and a set of twin bunk-beds, the other has a queen and a bunk bed with a double futon bed that can also be made into a couch and a twin bed above. There is also a double futon couch/bed in the movie theatre room downstairs. Upstairs sleeps 6 comfortably and downstairs can sleep up to 10 people, including the futon in the theatre which can become a sixth bedroom. All the furnishings are fairly new and very comfortable. There is also a port-a-crib for an infant as well as a high chair.
Linens and towels are supplied. There are extra linens, towels and blankets in the closets....moreless
Audio Tape Player
Books For Kids
Games For Kids
Satellite / Cable:
We provide cable TV with all the movie channels, HDTV and movies on demand for free!...moreless
Nice private white sandy beach area for both the kids and adults to layout, play and swim. You will find a canoe and three kayaks at the beach for your use. We supply an assortment of life jackets....moreless
Great swimming from our sandy beach or right off the large dock with ladder for getting in and out. The water is crystal clear!...moreless
We're located only about 5 miles from the town of Seneca. Within Seneca there are 2 grocery stores, Super Wal-Mart, nice restaurants, movie theater, bowling alley and nice town center. ...moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
Seating for 16 people
Two zone central airconditioning and heating...moreless
Winter 2015-2016 Dec 1 - Mar 30, 2016 3 night min stay
Spring 2016 Mar 31 - May 20, 2016 3 night min stay
Summer 2016 May 21 - Sep 3, 2016 7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
Additional information about rental rates
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Lake Keowee is a pristine deep blue water lake with mountain views and beautiful shoreline. There are many activities to do on the lake including boating, sailing, fishing, swimming, jet skiing and much more. The town of Seneca has restaurants, movie theatres, a bowling alley, grocery stores and all the modern conveniences in a country setting. Located amidst the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the Upcountry region of South Carolina is the place to go if your vacation plans include slowing down and having a 'heart to heart' with Mother Nature. Here you'll find dazzling waterfalls, sparkling lakes and rivers, lush forests, lovely valleys, and scenic highways. The Upcountry is an outdoor enthusiast's paradise. If you are into hiking, fishing, boating, swimming, nature photography, golf, white water rafting, horseback riding, or anything else you can imagine, then this is the place. Numerous historical and culture related sights complete the picture of this wonderful vacation area.
Other Activities: Movie Theatres, Bowling, Shops and all the modern conveniences in a picturesque country setting.
Year Purchased: 2005
About the owner: The owners, Michael and Joanne Grandis and their children, Rachel and Tyler, welcome you to the Grandis Getaway! Michael and Joanne are both psychologists who own their own practice, the Grandis Evaluation Center, in Asheville North Carolina. Rachel is currently attending college at the University of N.C., Asheville and Tyler is attending Appalachian State University. Our family came to this area of the country for its unsurpassed beauty and opportunities to be in nature. Mike enjoys tennis and of course being at the Lake , Joanne is totally into horses and gardening, Rachel is out exploring the world, having taken a two-month trip to Europe and studying abroad in Santiago, Chile. Tyler is an avid snowboarder and a member of the Appalachian University Snowboard team.
Why the Owner Chose Seneca: Lake Keowee is a huge lake with all kinds of inlets, parks and places to explore. Being close to the town of Seneca is a nice advantage as it provides a small-town feel, with lots of Southern hospitality, but also has all the modern conveniences including two grocery stores, a Super Wal-Mart, lots of great restaurants, a movie theater and a bowling alley. A short way further and you are in the college town of Clemson. We especially enjoy providing accommodations for the fanatic Clemson Tiger football alumni who gather every Fall at our home for Clemson homecoming weekends. There is no lack of things to do between the Lake, the towns, the many state parks, hiking trails, tennis, golf and the list goes on and on.