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Griff's Place--a 2 Bedroom/1.5 Bath Home on the Shores of Lake Wylie

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Last updated: 08/09/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Do you long for those days when you went to the Lake and spent time with your family? When you walk into Griff's Place, you feel the positive vibes of the many wonderful experiences of those who have visited this home in years past.

This is a place to relax and forget work and enjoy the water and the wildlife (during the day, you will both hear and see the Eagles that live nearby). At the end of the day, you can enjoy the sunset over the water and watch the watercraft go by. Even better, bring your boat and enjoy the use of our dock. Although you are in an established lake neighborhood, when you turn to go to Griff's Place, you leave the hustle and bustle of the busy world as you drive through a heavy wooded canopy to the lake. You feel like you are entering another world when the world's pace was a lot slower yet you are just a few miles from the city and its entertainment. At Griff's Place, you can enjoy the best of all worlds.

This house consists of two large bedrooms and a full bath on the upper level and the lower level has a greatroom/kitchen/dining combo with a 1/2 bath for a combination of 1200 square feet of livable space. Patio doors present a view of the lake from all the bedrooms and from the greatroom comb. To further enhance your enjoyment of the water views from the bedroom, you can walk out on the deck. From the greatroom combo, you can walk out of the patio and sit and enjoy a view of the lake while enjoying breakfast or you can swing on the provided 2-man swing or just lay in the hammock and read a good book. You can bring your own boat and tie up at the dock, but if you don't have a boat, I provide a 4-man paddle boat and a dinghy with a trolling motor!

Below are exerpts from the notes written in the diary at Griff's Place:

' We absolutely love this cabin-perfect space for a relaxing break.'

' What a gem! We could not have found a better place to enjoy a relaxing weekend. Your home is so welcoming and immaculate! We really enjoyed the bikes and watching the beautiful sunset. Our stay was perfect!'

'This place is awesome! Wonderful way to relax and unwind. The view is spectacular with all the comforts of home. We cannot wait to come back--again & again.'

'Sweet! Two weeks here has brought transquility back to my life.'

'Thank you so much for sharing this great place with me. I don't want to leave but looking so forward to coming back.'

Come and visit 'Griff's Place' where you can slow down and just enjoy the water and nature around you, but when you want to enjoy the sights of Charlotte, you are just a couple of miles from easy access of the city. Randy and I look forward to meeting you and having you stay in our home.






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Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome:

    This house has been set up with children in mind. Children can play along the shoreline or with adults, they can enjoy the dinghy and/or 4 man paddle boat. ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Can smoke only outside the house...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    California King Bed...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Queen Bed...moreless

  • A Cot is available which can fit in either bedroom or in the greatroom

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Bathroom between Bedrooms...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet

    1/2 bath is located in greatroom area...moreless

  • This house has a full bathroom between the bedrooms and has a 1/2 bath downstairs in the greatroom area....moreless

Other Amenities

  • A dock for your boat, Hammock/deck chairs available,two bicycles available for riding,ceiling fans in all rooms,4-person paddle boat, dinghy with trolling motor, heat pump in winter...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    books/magazines for your enjoyment...moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Television:

    (3) tv in greatroom and each bedroom...moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    misc movies for your enjoyment...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Center Charlotte about 20 minutes from home...moreless

  • Lakefront:

    Located on the main channel of Lake Wylie, this is one of the few rentals with privacy yet when you drive out of the driveway you are in a lake front community. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining:

    You can sit 4 persons at the dining table and 2 persons at the island. There is also room to sit 4 persons at a table outside the dining room....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Internet:

    Internet service is provided by AT&T...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All linens/blankets provided. All linens/comforters are replaced at the end of each stay. All bathroom rugs are fresh at the start of each guest's stay...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Greatroom/Dining/Kitchen Combo...moreless

  • Parking:

    Plenty of parking for cars, boats, boat trailers, etc. Your parking is private away from the public highway. ...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Off Street Parking Away from the Public Highway...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Plenty of Parking Provided...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Regular towels/beach towels provided. ...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Washer/dryer stack. Washing detergent is not provided....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Provided by AT&T...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    Use only fire logs with permission of Owner...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffee Maker is provided...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Pots/pans/etc. provided. ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Plenty of plates/bowls/dishes/etc....moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Everything you need to cook. I provide all paper products, spices, and a wide variety of pots/pans. ...moreless

  • Microwave:

    microwave over the stove...moreless

  • Oven:

    Stove has a regular sized oven. ...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Toilet paper/paper towels/soap/napkins coffee/coffee filters/spices/ kleenex, misc personal items,etc. Laundry detergent is not provided. ...moreless

Outside

  • Bicycles:

    If extra bikes needed, ask landlord...moreless

  • Boat:

    Dinghy with trolling motor 4-man paddleboat inflatables...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    patio outside kitchen/dining/great room. Deck outside the bedrooms. Gorgeous View of Main Channel from every room....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Large front yard when entering from the driveway....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    gas grill with gas provided...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Inflatables provided for your enjoyment....moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$160
$1,071

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • cleanup fee $100 + tax
  • Tax Rate 8.25%

Notes:

Please call the owner for holiday/event prices. Prices are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

To book the house, you need to call the owner and provide the owner with your credit card information. At your arrival, you pay your rental costs plus the $300 security deposit via cash, no checks. At the end of your stay if there are no damages, the owner sends you a check for the $300 security deposit. If you prefer Visa or Master Card, there is a 5% surcharge.


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Last updated: 08/09/2016
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Location

5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant

Carowinds Theme Park 15 minutes,Golf courses nearby,Wildlife viewing,US National Whitewater Center 15 minutes,Bank of America NFL Stadium,Charlotte Bobcat's NBA Arena,Discovery Place,Mecklenburg Aquatic Center,Blumental Peforming Arts Center,Future Home of Nascar Hall of Fame, Lowe's Motor Speedway (40 minutes away)

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: Randy, my husband, was in the military for over 42 years and since he has retired, he has operated his own boat repair business on Lake Wylie. I was an educator with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School System for over 30 years. After I retired, I decided to start renting my two homes on Lake Wylie and got into the vacation rental business. I am the person who emails you and talks to you via the telephone. I am also the person who cleans your home (along with a friend), makes sure everything is ready for your visit, and is there to greet you at your arrival. Randy and I consider all our guests to be special and are there to make your stay as enjoyable as possible.

Why the Owner Chose Dixie - Berryhill, Belmont, NC, USA:
When Randy and I bought this house, we immediately noticed the good 'vives' of the house. You could picture the families of times past in the house eating together with the children running in and out the doors playing with one another. When I go over to Griff's Place, I always have felt at peace and so close to nature and God--I wanted to share this with others. With all the perils of like, I hope this house will bring peace and happiness to those who visit.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
-The location of the house makes it easy and quick to access Charlotte and nearby towns. You are within 5 minutes from the outlet mall yet when you turn to come into Griff's, you are on a dead end road with little traffic. Once you turn off this road to go to the house, you experience serenity surrounded by woods and the lake. -Everything is provided that you will need for a stay. Forgot your toothbrush, don't worry, I have extra. -Beautiful views of the lake from every room of the home. -Even though you are in a lake community, you are within ten minutes of retail businesses and less than two miles from Interstate 485 which connects to Interstates 85 and 77. -Don't own a boat or can't afford to rent a boat, I provide a 4-man paddle boat and a dinghy with a trolling motor, no extra cost to you The location of the house is so serene but within minutes you can be shopping or on Interstate 485. The house is furnished so it feels just like home but . . .Better!


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Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • The View from Every Room in the House

    The View from Every Room in the House

  • The view you have from the master bedroom and the second bedroom

    The view you have from the master bedroom and the second bedroom

  • One of the views of the lake from the front of the house

    One of the views of the lake from the front of the house

  • The Second Bedroom/Large Enough for a Cot as Well/View of the Water

    The Second Bedroom/Large Enough for a Cot as Well/View of the Water

  • Another View of Downstairs

    Another View of Downstairs

  • Imagine this view when sitting in the greatroom and dining/kitchen and the patio

    Imagine this view when sitting in the greatroom and dining/kitchen and the patio

  • Sit in the swing and enjoy the views of nature and the water

    Sit in the swing and enjoy the views of nature and the water

  • Master Bedroom with patio doors to an outside deck/beautiful view of lake

    Master Bedroom with patio doors to an outside deck/beautiful view of lake

  • View of the Water from the Back of the House

    View of the Water from the Back of the House

  • Great Room/Kitchen/Dining/1/2 Bath/Washing Machine/Views of Water

    Great Room/Kitchen/Dining/1/2 Bath/Washing Machine/Views of Water

  • Views of Water from Dining and Kitchen and Great Room

    Views of Water from Dining and Kitchen and Great Room

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This listing was first published here in 2007.

Date last modified - Sunday, August 28, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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