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Fully equipped open kitchen. The french doors lead to the screen porch.

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Last updated: 07/12/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-30 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

We continue to enjoy sharing this home and are looking forward to the 2016 season.
This will be our 10th summer renting the house. Consider renting for the months of Dec. through March. We warn you though, if you do chances are you will buy in the area. So far our conversion rate from monthly wintertime renters to local homeowners is 100%. We can help you find a home to purchase too.

Send an inquiry for the dates you are interested in and we will send a detailed response.

We have been overwhelmed by the response in the last few years at how well the home has been received and are gratified by the large number of repeat guests we have. We really enjoy keeping it well maintained and providing a place where folks can come and re-connect with family and the parts of their lives that are so easily ignored in the bustle of day to day life.

Take a look at our listing. Dont miss the video tab on the top of the picture to the left of this text. Be sure and read our guest reviews. It is gratifying to us to hear how others feel about Sheltered Cove. There are many more pictures and videos there.

This home has set the stage for over 45 years of extremely fond memories for our family. We invite you now to visit and make your own special memories. It is a lovely, secluded, romantic, cozy waterfront cottage which was extensively and artfully remodeled in early 2007. Every year we manage to find new things to update and improve. In 2012 we reworked the storage space under the porch to make it much more attractive and we added an outdoor hot & cold water shower. It is really nice place to clean up and rinse off the lake water. We also added the outdoor fire-pit. In 2013 we pulled up the worn carpet on the porch and my wife painted a pond scene on the floor. Now you can 'dip' your toes in the pond while you rock on the porch. We replaced all of the kitchen appliances in 2015. Every room has a water view. The location is convenient to I-77 exits 33 and 36.

The master bedroom has a cathedral ceiling with a treetop view through the skylights over the queen-size bed. Three windows provide an expansive view of the lake. The connecting master bath has a spacious shower, also with a lake view. The screen porch is perfectly suited to catch summer breezes coming off of the lake. It is a perfect place for a morning cup of coffee or an evening drink while watching the sunset.

The interior has been lovingly decorated with original artwork. New hardwood flooring in the common areas. New carpet in the bedrooms. There are two TVs with cable and two DVD players. The kitchen is well equipped.

You will have exclusive use of your own (splinter free) private dock with floating boat slip. The slip has very deep water. The dock is easily seen from the screen porch. You can watch the kids fishing while you are grilling dinner. The dock has both a ladder and steps into the water. Perhaps your biggest challange may be getting the kids out of the water long enough to eat.

Please check our calendar for availability. We work hard to keep it up to date.

While the home is close to many good restaurants and other attractions, you will feel that you have entered your own private retreat. The shape of the lot means that adjacent houses are more behind rather than next to our house. Privacy and seclusion are the operative words to describe the feel of the house.

Keywords: Cottage, waterfront, Lake Norman, Remodel, cabin, retreat, vacation rental, secluded

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Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    There is a swing set in the yard....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Pets will be considered for approval depending on specifics....moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • There is a canoe available for your use included with the house.

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Television

Attractions

  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Leisure Activities

  • Boating
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Location Type

  • Lakefront:

    Four hundred and sixty feet of waterfront. Exceptionally deep water at the boat slip. Every room has a water view. Splinter free dock with a covered, floating boat slip. This dock is for the exlusive use of Sheltered Cove guests....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Linens Provided:

    All linens are provided...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Front Load...moreless

  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Blender, Coffee maker, Toaster, Disposer, Microwave....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Screen Porch with ceiling fan and adjoining deck....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Old Towne 156 Discovery Canoe is included with the house....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
summer
May 14 - Sep 24, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,275

Changeover Day: Saturday

Fall 2016
Sep 25 - Oct 31, 2016
2 night min stay
$185
Winter 2016/17
Dec 1 - Mar 31, 2017
30 night min stay

$1,750
Summer 2017
May 13 - Sep 16, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,275
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$185
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $150 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • cleaning $100 + tax
  • Tax Rate 6.75%

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2003

About the owner: We've been married more than 35 years. We were high school sweethearts in Charlotte. We spent almost 20 years in and around NYC and now are thrilled to be back in North Carolina. We really enjoy sharing this house where we have so many memories with folks from all over.

Why the Owner Chose Mooresville, NC, USA:
This house has been in Larry's family for more than 45 years. It was built in 1967. We both have just tons of memories that are set in this home. We have had a ball updating the home and sharing it with friends and family and guests.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
The house has a very secluded feel to it. With over 460' of waterfront and an abundance of trees it is easy to forget that there are other homes around. Yet, it is just moments from Mooresville and the interstate. The screen porch is our absolute favorite feature to the house and sitting on the dock in the early morning with a cup of coffee is THE best way to start the day.


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Speaks: english

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Photos

  • Fully equipped open kitchen. The french doors lead to the screen porch.

    Fully equipped open kitchen. The french doors lead to the screen porch.

  • The screen porch is a lovely place to dine or simply sit and enjoy life.

    The screen porch is a lovely place to dine or simply sit and enjoy life.

  • Fully equipped kitchen open to the great room and dining area.

    Fully equipped kitchen open to the great room and dining area.

  • Master BR has a beautiful lake view, skylights, ceiling fan and attached bath.

    Master BR has a beautiful lake view, skylights, ceiling fan and attached bath.

  • Shower in master bath has a window with a lake view.

    Shower in master bath has a window with a lake view.

  • Very comfortable seats out on the dock.

    Very comfortable seats out on the dock.

  • Newly refurbished, splinter free, floating boat slip. Old Town canoe included.

    Newly refurbished, splinter free, floating boat slip. Old Town canoe included.

  • Newly built fire ring. This picture was taken in Dec.'12. Help us break it in.

    Newly built fire ring. This picture was taken in Dec.'12. Help us break it in.

  • We truly enjoy  sharing this home.

    We truly enjoy sharing this home.

  • Master Bedroom with attached Master Bath.

    Master Bedroom with attached Master Bath.

  • There is a gas grill convenient to the porch and kitchen.

    There is a gas grill convenient to the porch and kitchen.

  • The second bedroom has two twin beds.

    The second bedroom has two twin beds.

  • Two sets of french doors open to the screen porch overlooking the lake.

    Two sets of french doors open to the screen porch overlooking the lake.

  • Veiw of the dock from the screen porch. You can watch the kids fish.

    Veiw of the dock from the screen porch. You can watch the kids fish.

  • Swing set for the kids, you can watch them from the screen porch.

    Swing set for the kids, you can watch them from the screen porch.

  • Snoozing in the hammock...Life is good!

    Snoozing in the hammock...Life is good!

  • Fire ring down by the water.

    Fire ring down by the water.

  • The woman I love, making her mark on the porch floor.

    The woman I love, making her mark on the porch floor.

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This listing was first published here in 2007.

Date last modified - Tuesday, July 26, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 07/12/2016

(704) 799-7744 (North Carolina, USA)

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