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This unique 3100 square foot home offers all the advantages of the mountains and lake in one private setting. The Martin home is nestled in the trees with amazing views of the surrounding mountain ranges and rests just 75 steps above the pristine waters of Lake Jocassee.
The house has three bedrooms and enough additional sleeping space to comfortably accommodate 11 people comfortably. There are two main levels to the house and a small loft.
Lower Level Master bedroom (Queen) Kitchen Living room Stone fireplace and separate woodstove Two full baths Mudroom/Laundry room Screened-in porch Huge wrap-around deck
Upper level Two bedrooms (Full & Full extra long/queen sheets) Two private full baths Bunk beds (Twin) Full pull-out couch Two decks overlooking the lake
Loft Single bed (Twin)
The kitchen is open to the home and equipped with up-to-date appliances, and lots of dishes and accessories. The living room is open to the dining room and kitchen and has a large wood-burning fireplace as its centerpiece. For entertainment there is a Dish Television, DVD/VCR player, a CD player for music, as well as a game table. The huge wrap-around deck offers rare views of the lake and mountains and a great place to sun, grill, and relax. The house has central heat and air conditioning.
There are two inclined-car lifts that service the house - one takes you from the parking lot to the main deck and the other takes you down to the lower decks and dock. The lifts have a 700 pound Capacity. There is also a beautiful lighted walkway that winds through the rhododendrons down to the water. The driveway to the the house ends in a large level paved parking area that accommodates five or so cars with a walkway down to the second floor. There is also a log chute off to the side of the parking area that may be used to transport heavy items such as gas-cans and coolers and down to the main level of the house.
You will need to bring food (with the closest market in Cashiers and 16 miles away), paper products, trash bags, sheets for 3 double, 1 queen and 3 twin beds, towels, gas for your boat, and any other entertainment needs, floats or tubes for water lounging and wood for the fireplace if you are coming when it is chilly. No pets are allowed nor is smoking in the house or on the decks or dock. Note: All trash must be removed from premises. Removal fees start at $100 per bag.
Plan for endless outdoor fun. Jocassee is a beautiful lake and has many waterfalls and rivers. If you have a boat, we have a dock that you can tie up to. Jocassee is a kayaking haven, and we provide 2 kayaks for your use in the lake only. Please inquire about keys for them. There are maps available of the lake at Devil's Fork Landing where there is a boat landing. By water, it takes 10 minutes to get from the boat landing to the Martin House. By vehicle, it takes 45 minutes.
There are hiking trails, sliding rocks, waterfalls and much more all close by. For the sportsman, there are warm and cold water fishing opportunities in every direction. The area is known for its lake and river trout fishing. Close by are Cashiers (25 minutes) and Highlands (50 minutes), quaint mountain towns with all types of dining and shopping.
2 Incline Car Lifts, One from parking lot to house level and One from the house level to the dock level Decks. Weight limit is 700 lb. Overloading will damage lift and renter will be held responsible for repair charges. ...moreless
Peak Season May 30 - Aug 29, 2015 7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
Holiday (Labor Day) Aug 30 - Sep 8, 2015 3 night min stay
Off Season Sep 9 - Nov 20, 2015 3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Cleaning$200 + tax
Renters will need to provide their own linens and towels. Pets are not permitted. The security deposit will be returned only if all house keys and key cards are left in their designated areas and no damages are found following the rental. A signed rental agreement is required.
Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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