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~A~ Little Bit of Heaven on Lake Lanier - Convenient to TIEC

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 11)

The Oar House is an awesome place no matter the time of year. It's great in the summer for water play and relaxing. The view is spectacular, and you can swim right from the deck. It's beautiful in the fall when the autumn leaves are reflecting on the lake. Not far to a Clemson football game and then back to the lake to enjoy the autumn weather. In the winter it's just peaceful and quiet, and it's a great time for hiking and biking. This newly renovated home sits right on the lake. You have to see it to believe it! There is a living room and dining with a fully equipped kitchen all open to each other.

This house has three levels. It can be rented with two master suites and 2.5 baths or with four bedrooms and 3.5 baths. The main level suite has a queen bed and the upper level suite has a queen bed, a daybed in the bedroom and a sitting room with a sofa that could sleep one. (It is not a sleeper sofa). Both suites have private baths. Both bedrooms have absolutely awesome views of the lake. The lower level has 2 bedrooms and a full bath. One bedroom has a queen bed and the other bedroom has a double bed and bunks. Both rooms have vanity sinks.

There are three wonderful decks to relax on and eat on if desired. There is also an eating bar in the living area with six bar stools and the dining room table seats 8 comfortably.

15 Minutes to Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC)

10 Minutes to FENCE

5 Minutes to Song Hill

Keywords: House, TIEC, Tryon, Lake, Lanier

More Details

Croskeys and Jan Welch
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 6, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Our stay at Oar House was wonderful! The layout of the house was perfect so to allow both our daughter and sons to bring friends while having their own space. The kitchen provided all the necessities to feed a large crowd and we had plenty of room to spread out and eat. (You work up quite an appetite jumping off the deck into the clear waters of Lake Lanier.) Staying into week allowed us to have the lake almost all to ourselves, and those we did meet shared our love of water sports.

I highly recommend Oar House as a comfortable, casual, and spacious lake getaway.

Thank you for providing a blessing for our family.
Jun 2017
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Landrum House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Queen size Beds (3) The house has 3 Queen Beds, Double Beds (1) One Double Bed, Twin or Single Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1) portacrib, Bunk Beds (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
This house can be rented with 2 bedrooms or 4 bedrooms. There is covered parking for 2 cars and plenty of additional parking.


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~A~ Little Bit of Heaven on Lake Lanier - Convenient to TIEC
average rating of 4.9 based on 21 reviews
Charleston, SC

Great Lake house!

  • 5 of 5

Quiet and peaceful in great location not far from Tryon and Landrum. Many decks looking out over the Lake. House has that good Summer lake house Olsen feel

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Boiling Springs S.C.

The owners were so helpful.

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful place for family/ friends to gather. My Aunt had Brain Cancer this was her last wish for a few of us to get together. I found the Oar House. It was everything she wanted. Big enough to sleep the people she wanted to come a huge deck for all of us to sit together. Drink coffee and just talk the whole time. We all had the time of our life. Because the house had everything we needed except food and drinks. We didn't have to worry about anything!! It was very clean and comfortable!! Love the area it offers privacy and a beautiful view!! We will be going back again and my family has said the same thing. If you are looking for a beautiful, clean place with lots of room and plenty of deck space top and bottom level. This is the place you need to try. I rate it a 10+. Thank you, Sandi

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous house

  • 5 of 5

A group of college friends came together to visit a college friend who lives in the area who is very ill. We had stayed in several hotels and B and Bs in the area on prior visits, this was by far the best place we have stayed. The house is in a beautiful spot. The house is beautifully decorated in the oar house theme. It is very clean and comfortable an offers privacy as well as places to gather. The owners are lovely and extremely helpful.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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East Moline, IL

Great place for friends/family to gather!

  • 5 of 5

This is a great place to gather with friends and family and completely relax. The house has everthing you could need, has plenty of room to be together but yet have personal space. Fully equipped kitchen, a table large enough for 8 -10 to sit around together, beautifully decorated and so comfortable ... a true home away from home. The lake is amazingly clear and was the perfect temp to swim and float. Having a paddle boat available was fun as was the canoe but what we enjoyed the most was floating on a raft and just soaking up the sun. If you want a fun day trip- I would suggest Slide Rock and Looking Glass Falls. They were both incredible! For anyone who loves rollercoasters... take a trip to Carowinds - you will not be disappointed.

I need to mention the owners were great.. we had an afternoon when it seemed the air conditioning was not functioning properly and after I called them the situation was taken care of promptly, a service man came out and repaired the unit and they made a point to call us back to be sure it was fixed. No more problems . Everything in the house is kept in good shape and is very clean and we had no further issues.

Thank you for sharing your home with us. We will definately remember this place and will be back!

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed our home. Thank you for your positive comments. It is our second home and we strive to keep it like we would like it to be when we visit.
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Goose Creek

This is a AWESOME Lake house!

  • 5 of 5

This house had everything you could ever need on vacation! We enjoyed staying at The Oar House so much! We found the Oar House to be everything stated and more. Our children enjoyed swimming in the lake and we enjoyed relaxing on the decks. The kitchen was very well equipped, the beds were comfortable, internet, TV and phone service was great to have during our stay. We had 12 in our party and we all had privacy with the way the house is laid out. The paddle boat was a big hit for everyone. We will definitely be back to stay again! This place is amazing! Thanks to the owners for allowing us to stay! I highly recommend this house next time you are looking to stay in the mountains!

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you enjoyed our home! Thanks for the positive review
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Greenville, SC

Lovely Lake House

  • 5 of 5

The pictures of this house do not do any justice. The house is so beautiful and upon entering you are blown away with the lake view. Even if you do not go in the lake its so relaxing just to see the sun light shine over the water.

Some out of state family members had announced me a visit to my home which is a condo and I was worried of how to fit them in my apartment,until I came across with this beauty. This home was perfect for the 10 of us ( 8 adults and 2 children). I love about the home that it has 3 levels and it gives privacy to each family staying in each level with bathrooms and showers on each level. What else can you ask for? The kitchen has everything you might think of just bring your food. We even prepared French toast on one morning and found an electric griddle pan which was so convenient.

The house was clean and so close to downtown Landrum which is 10 minutes away or less. We ate at this delicious restaurant called Hare and Hound recommended to us by the owner Jan. The house was a short 45 minute drive from my home Greenville, SC. The lake is also a swimming lake and the owners have a paddle boat and other things to use to go in the lake although we didn't use any because it was a bit chilly, but we did lay in the sun and had a beautiful tan.

All in all I recommend this property. The owners answers all the questions and are prompt to all emails and texts.

  • Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Pet Fee $100
Damage Deposit $300

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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