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A Waterfront Cottage With Amazing Views !

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 2,400 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Open Views, Quiet Cove, Kayaking, Pet Friendly Lake Norman Charm

Welcome to a private lake escape! Retreat to our peaceful four bedroom two and a half bath cottage. The cottage is over 50 years old and full of Lake Norman charm. The property is nestled under large oak trees just off the main channel of Lake Norman in a calm cove. The newly renovated interior is 2400 square feet and accommodates 11 people looking for a get away on the shores of Lake Norman.

The Cottage has a full wrap around back porch, an expansive dock with a private boat launch, lush hardwood trees and views like no other. Relax under the covered dock, on the back porch or in the comfortable family room. The view is fantastic from anywhere you choose.

The master bedroom has a king size bed and a private bath. The two guest room each have queen beds and a shared full bath. The upstairs loft has an additional den with an X-box and board games, plenty of space for kids to relax. The loft bunk room has four twin beds, a futon couch, and a half bath .

Take a break from the sun and enjoy the ping pong table.

Amenities include a fully equipped kitchen, a kayak for enjoying the lake, wireless internet connection, flat screen TVs, air conditioning, outdoor grill, patio, private dock with boating access, boat launch, laundry facilities, towels, scenic lake views, ping pong table, multiple car parking, and much more.

Fantastic location near multiple golf courses including Trump National Golf Club. Downtown Charlotte, Charlotte Motor Speedway, numerous sports arenas, and much more is only a short drive away.

Outdoor activities include boating, swimming, jet skiing, kayaking, golfing, hiking, fishing, mountain/road biking and more. Local marinas offer pontoon, deck and ski boat rentals. Mountain bike, road bike , stand up paddle boards and jet ski rentals are all available. We can assist you with your vacation planning.

Small dogs are permitted upon approval.

Smoking is prohibited on the property, and tenants must be 25 years and older to rent the property.

More Details

Rita Aldridge
Member since: 2017
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 15, 2018

About Rita Aldridge

Our family has lived on Lake Norman for the last 20 years. We found this unique property as our perfect future home. We are happy to share it with guest that are interested in enjoying this area.

Rita Aldridge purchased this house in 2017

Why Rita Aldridge chose World

The Cottage is an original lake home for this area. It is unique and full of character. It is located in a very private wooded area that guests will find lead to the perfect relaxing get away.


World House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Use of the boat or boat lift is not permitted.
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 4 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Games
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • skiing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Small dogs permitted upon owner approval


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A Waterfront Cottage With Amazing Views !
average rating of 4.7272725 based on 11 reviews

Nice place and location

  • 5 of 5

Nice place and location. Needs to be updated in some areas but overall is a great place to stay. Very nice upstairs Area for kids. And they were very helpful with any questions we had. I would recommend staying.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great stay! Glad we picked it!

  • 4 of 5

Very well equipped cottage made our stay very comfortable. Lovely setting and ease to town. Overall, great stay and enjoyed by all!

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cary, NC

Awesome location and view of Lake Norman!

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed the home and property and the owners were very accommodating. The only thing that could of been better were the beds were not very comfortable. We had a great time and would recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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New Martinsville, WV

Beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

Our family had an amazing vacation on Lake Norman! The property was a perfect location in a very nice neighborhood. The views were absolutely beautiful and the home was a lovely cottage style home that was very updated and cozy! The owners had all the information available for any questions we could have had. I would definitely recommend this home to anyone vacationing in the area and would love to go back!

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review. I am so happy you and your family were able to enjoy Lake Norman from our cottage.
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Very satisfied

  • 4 of 5

Very enjoyable and relaxing...Would recommend for anybody looking for a quiet getaway

  • Submitted: May 25, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfortable, peacefully, relaxing. Perfect.

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful, clean, comfortable, amazing lake access.

  • Submitted: May 19, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
34 Miles
Charlotte International
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Lake Norman Tavern
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $160
Pet Fee $75
Refundable Damage Deposit $500

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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