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A Piece of Paradise on Lake Gaston. Great House, Great Water!

Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms, 3 Full Baths, (Sleeps 10)

Reserve your 2017 Summer Vacation now to secure the week you want Lake Gaston is a great place to unwind and enjoy all the fun of spring and summer.

Spacious Home on the Lake with views of the Main Lake. The Property has a Private Dock with 2 levels. The home features a Sun Room and large living area overlooking the Lake!

Also available at this home - WIRELESS HIGH SPEED DSL INTERNET SERVICE!!

This beautiful contemporary two-story private lakefront home has a Sun Room, a large living area with kitchen, living room, 5 bedrooms and 3 full bathrooms. The house sits on a large wooded lot with a gentle slope to the water in a beautiful cove, featuring a great view of the main lake.

Main living area features a large kitchen and spacious living room. The kitchen is fully equipped for gourmet cooking or barbecues. This opens to the 14’x 22’ Sun Room that overlooks the lake. The Sun Room has a large counter height table for dining that seat 10 comfortably and a wicker sofa and chairs for relaxing and enjoying the spectacular views. There is a deck off of the kitchen and Sun Room for barbequing with a Weber gas grill.

The house has central air-conditioning and heat (3 zones) with ceiling fans in all living areas and bedrooms.

The master bedroom is on the main level and has a luxurious king-size bed and private bath with shower. There are 2 additional main level bedrooms, with king-size beds. The first floor has another full bath with a shower/tub. There are 2 bedrooms on the 2nd floor both with queen size beds. The 2nd floor also has a full bath with a shower/tub.

The complete kitchen has electric range, refrigerator, over-the-range microwave, dishwasher, coffee maker, and all amenities for meal preparation and enjoyment.

A telephone is provided. The main living area has a 42 inch HD Satellite TV with a DVD player, the master bedroom has a 32 inch HD Satellite TV and DVD player. There is another 32 inch HD Satellite TV with a DVD player in one of the other first floor bedrooms. The living room has a sofa with 2 recliners, a recliner love seat & an oversized chair. A laundry area is equipped with a washer and dryer.

Linens and towels are NOT provided.

There is a two-tier huge swimming and boat dock on the lake, which has been newly decked. A paddleboat and a diving board are available for use at your own risk. This property is great for swimming, boating, fishing, and water sports. You may bring your own boat or rent from one of the local marinas. The dock is great for swimming and sunbathing. You can park your boat right up to the dock.

This 30 mile long lake on the Virginia/North Carolina border (1 hour/Raleigh) is noted for striper fishing and a host to seasonal fishing competitions.

This home with it's great lake location is ideal for relaxing and enjoying water activities. It is close to the main marina on lake that has grill and gazebo with a spectacular lake view. The Waters View Restaurant is also a short boat or car ride from the property. This restaurant has a great view of the lake while you are enjoying food and beverages.

Lake Gaston is a large quiet lake with a water temperature over 80 degrees in the summer.

The normal height of the water at Lake Gaston is 200 feet above sea level and by regulation the water depth may vary only one foot plus or minus from the normal level except in case of emergency. Lake Gaston is a spectacular lake and a great spot to enjoy water sports, to fish, to boat, or to simply relax! Lake Gaston is located in the states of North Carolina and Virginia. It is close to the major cities of Raleigh, North Carolina and Richmond, Virginia. This is a great spot if you love boating, fishing, water sports and an easy, relaxing, fun-filled vacation.

Maximum number of guests is 10.

ABSOLUTLEY No Smoking and No Pets.

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

Keywords: House, lake, boating, fishing, relax

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Member since: 2001
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
January 13, 2017

About Bill

This property is where our family and close friends spend our spring and summer vacations. Many happy memories have been created and many more will be added. We enjoy this beautiful, comfortable, well-equipped home at all times of the year. We especially love sitting on the dock & enjoying the lake in the spring, summer & fall! The water is so clean & welcoming for swimming & boating. We take great pride in our home and keep it very well maintained.

We welcome you to rent our home and create wonderful memories with your family and friends!

Bill purchased this house in 1990

Why Bill chose Littleton

We visited Lake Gaston several years ago & instantly fell in love with this beautiful lake. The water is so clean & refreshing and it is the perfect place to go boating, swimming & fishing. The lake is relatively quiet and very peaceful. We enjoy traveling the lake by boat, swimming off our dock or in the middle of the lake and sitting on the dock enjoying the view and boats traveling by the cove. It was the perfect place for our children to learn how to tube, water ski, knee board and wake board.

What makes this house unique

This home is located on the lake in a wide, well maintained cove right off the main lake. Swimming off the dock is just perfect and the main lake is visible form the house and the dock. The house is so comfortable and has the amenities to create a feeling of being at home. The water feels so wonderful; floating on a raft and watching the 'world go by' is heavenly. We love to take the boat to the main lake after dinner and watch the sun set. In the winter the sunset can be viewed from the dock.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Welcome to the guest book for our home on Lake Gaston. We love vacationing at Lake Gaston and hope that you will too. Our home is very well equipped so that our vacation as well as those that rent our home have a great time. Enjoy!
Jul 2003
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Exceptional! 5/5 -
(14 traveler reviews)

A Piece of Paradise on Lake Gaston. Great House, Great Water!
average rating of 5.0 based on 15 reviews

Amazing Lake house

  • 5 of 5

Our group of 8 stayed at this amazing house for Spring Break. The house was very well kept and stocked! The dock was a huge hit for everyone! Many hours of fishing on that dock! Lots of room for everyone, the table in the sunroom is great for groups, lots of room!

We will definitely be back this Spring Break!

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wilmington, DE

Wonderful home and owners

  • 5 of 5

Nine of us ages 74-10 just spent a delightful week in this lovely home. The owners have spared no expense in keeping the home updated, clean and well stocked. They provide a pedal boat, chairs for the dock, and lots of information on the location - where to go and what to do. We loved diving and fishing off the dock - not at the same time. We caught catfish, small fry, and ta da....4 large mouth bass. We threw all but one back and had the nicest guy in world clean and debone one of the bass for us. We highly recommend renting a pontoon boat from Timber Lodge. Mike and Tyler are so nice and Mike is the guy who knows how to clean fish. We got two nice size filets from 3.5 lb bass and they were delicious. The home's location is pretty central to what you need. Taking garbage and recycling to a dump is inconvenient but I guess pretty standard for that setting. The DSL worked fine but we were in one of the few spots left in the country where you cannot call or text from your cell phone. I loved it but some of my group went through withdrawal. There is a sunroom that is perfect for family dining and playing Texas Hold'em, A cocktail table on which we did 2 puzzles, and a kitchen table that we used for cards and games. We didn't try any of the nearby restaurants because the online reviews weren't flattering. We loved Hwy 55 burgers though. The grill works as do all the kitchen appliances. We recommend Paradise on Lake Gaston to all who want a wonderful get-away place.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Paradise on Lake Gaston

  • 5 of 5

We were there over the weekend and it was a wonderful experience. The house is beautiful and very well stocked with everything you need. Plenty of room for everyone to spread out and relax. The two level dock was also great. There was plenty of room for fishing and laying out. The walkway made it easy access and you didn't have to climb a steep hill to get back from the water. I caught a 9lb 7 oz catfish right off the dock shortly after we arrived. That caused a lot of excitement. It is a very quite area in a cove right off the main lake and very convenient to everything we needed. A Food Lion is just a few miles down the road. We will definitely be renting this one again in the future. The best we have ever rented at Lake Gaston over the years.

  • Submitted: May 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Raleigh NC


  • 5 of 5

We spent a great week-end here, except that it wasn't long enough! It is a wonderful home with a spacious sun-room. The kitchen is complete with all appliances and every gadget you could possibly need. It even has a Pampered Chef apple corer!! The dock & boathouse were perfect for swimming and fishing. It is at a great location on the lake, and we hope to return next year for a week. Thank you for sharing such a beautiful get-away with others.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Richmond, Va

Excellent House

  • 5 of 5

This house really was a fantastic choice for our vacation. We had 7 adults and 3 kids and it never felt cramped! The cove could not have deen better...very little boat traffic so the boys were able to jump off the diving board as well as the second story dock about a million times! We caught lots of fish, including 2 large catfish and a really nice bass! The paddleboat was used often and was a great amenity. Overall it was a really nice stay!

Pros: the kitchen is stocked better than mine at home and the items in it are high quality; the beds are incredibly comfortable; only 6 or 7 minutes to the store/gas station/pizza shop; the dock is spacious enough for everyone even while the kids are jumping off of it; the storage shed on the dock was such a fantastic made for the perfect place to throw things in the evening without having to lug anything up to the house; the hammock....LOVED the hammock; the owners - Bill answered all of my questions prior to booking very quickly. We had an issue with the Internet and Bill called multiple times to help resolve the issue and to follow up to make sure it was fixed.

Cons: it would be really nice to have some large umbrellas on the dock as there isn't any shade once it gets past noon; it would be nice to have the use of one of the jet ski lifts. Although the cove is a no wake zone, not everyone honors that and you get lots of residual wake from the main lake, so the jet ski often rubbed and bumped the dock when tied up to it; it would be nice if the check-in time could be an hour or two earlier...I felt like by the time we unloaded the cars it was dinner time and there was really no lake time the first day.

Overall the stay was fantastic and I would highly recommend this house to anyone!! Thanks for sharing your house with us!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Northern Virginia

Great Cove and Location on the Lake

  • 5 of 5

This house had the best cove and swimming area of all the houses I have stayed in since I started vacationing on Lake Gaston. The location is great and the house was very comfortable. My group made up of family and friends had a wonderful time and would easily choose this home again.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2010
  • Stayed: Aug 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary

This is a great home to relax in or entertain a group of friends or family for a vacation or get-away. Play games, swim, fish, boat, water ski, sunbathe, relax, listen to music, enjoy placid and inspiring sunrises and sunsets, listen to bird songs – Enjoy! The private dock is quiet and the water clean and pure. Swim out on your own safely, or in the company of good friends. Go out in your boat and water ski, fish or just enjoy a ride.


Rates & Availability

Hillcrest Point House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Apr 15 2017 - May 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
Jul 15 2017 - Sep 9 2017
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $140
Refundable damage deposit $400

Reservation Deposit ($400) is due upon signing contract and will secure your reservation.
Reservation deposit becomes Security/Damage Deposit upon arrival and will be refunded within 10 days if there is no issue with the property

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Hillcrest Point House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen
  • There are 5 bedrooms with 3 king size beds and 2 queen size beds. The master bedroom has a TV and a great view of the lake! One of the first floor bedrooms also has a TV and DVD Player. The third bedroom on the first floor has a king size bed. The second floor has 2 bedrooms with queen size beds and a full bath.
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 6 garden chairs
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Central Air Conditioning, Ceiling Fans, Multiple TVs with Cable, Fully Equipped Kitchen, Refrigerator with Ice-Maker, Cooking & Eating Utensils, Weber Gas Grill (BBQ), Phone and Chairs for Dock. Cook a gourmet dinner in the airy open kitchen, with the kitchen island overlooking the living room, sun room and deck. Complete appliances include a large electric stove, conventional oven and oven-the-range microwave oven, blender, coffeemaker/grinder, toaster oven, waffle iron, pots, pans, dishes and cutlery for 10 or more, cooking and baking dishes, cookie trays, glasses, wine goblets, and more! The house is a short boat ride to Waters View Restaurant and Eaton’s Ferry Bridge & Marina. Food Lion Center is only 4 miles away by car. This center features a GREAT Food Lion, Drugco, ABC Store, pizzeria, a lake gift shop, and more.

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