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Brand New Construction! Bordeaux Bay Vacation Home with Private, Lake Sand Beach

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Your private Bordeaux Bay! Areal photo shows layout (with the original house).

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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Sleeps:10
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

You are sure to enjoy this very unique Lake Murray, south shore vacation rental setting! After eight years, we decided to completely replace our lake house over the winter months with a new larger, modern vacation home. The demolition of our original lake house has been completed and construction for the all new house is underway. The rental portion of the new structure is 3,000 sq. ft. (60% larger than before), with 4 bedrooms and 3-1/2 baths. Construction will be completed and the new home will be available for rental in June 2017. By this coming summer, we will have transformed a great lake house into a wonderful, year-round vacation home. And so far, one third of our summer weeks have already been reserved by prior guests.

The overhead photo shows the original house on the isolated property and unassigned adjoining peninsula, forming a scenic panorama of your very own personal 'Bordeaux Bay'. Your bay opens directly into deep/open water providing a superb lake vista and great boating and fishing. This new vacation home has its very own, very private, manicured natural lake sand beach, found in precious few locations at Lake Murray. Having your personal lake sand beach right in your backyard is such an enjoyable experience…..the beach uniquely differentiates this new construction vacation property from all the others! Your family will thoroughly enjoy this brand new, very comfortable vacation home with great views, great fishing, great swimming, and a wonderful beach. You will likely see osprey, herons, Canadian geese, mallards, turtles, and sometimes bald eagles. White-tail deer tracks across your beach are a common sight.

The entire house is brand new construction. The new house will have a huge, open vaulted ceiling Great Room-Dining Area-Kitchen on the Main Level, with a fireplace and new, larger picture windows to capture that great view of Lake Murray. The kitchen will have all stainless steel appliances. There will be granite countertops for the kitchen, its island, and the vanities in all the bathrooms. The design includes a two-car garage as well as a Den on the Lower Level. The new house will have an open sun deck and a screened porch on the lake side, and of course.....another outdoor shower (with both hot and cold water). The Samsung 50'' Smart Flat Screen LCD HDTV (with 250 channel cable) is great for your favorite TV shows and for sporting events. High speed wireless internet is also available. The house’s sun deck and screen porch face northeast and your bay, making them perfect for all-day use.

At our original lake house, well over one-third of our rentals were from multi-generational families with children who had previously rented with us one or more times, with several having stayed with us for their 4th, 5th, and now with the new house even 6 times. In our 200+ rentals over the past eight years, we have had families from 29 different states, with over 60% of those families coming from outside of South Carolina. Guests have come from as far away as AZ, CA, MT, MN, NY, VT, France, and England. We have had multiple guests from Hilton Head, SC and the Florida coast come stay with us! We have previously booked up each summer well in advance, and fully expect the same response with our brand new vacation home. Rentals for spring time, spring break, Masters Week, USC Graduation, USC football and baseball games, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and month-long snowbird rentals have also been very popular.

Across your lawn of lush green Palisades Zoysia grass, at the north end of the property is a pergola (arbored patio sitting area) with an outstanding 3.5 mile lake view. It's a wonderful spot for watching the sunrise or moonrise and the July 4th fireworks on Dreher Island. You have a great view of the osprey nest on the peninsula from here as well. A concrete fire pit, with plenty of firewood, is located just off the beach and is great for evenings under the stars! Take a look back to the west across the shoreline, and you will be treated to one of those magnificent South Carolina sunsets. Being able to watch the both sunrise and sunset from your property is a nice vacation bonus.

All of your essential boating needs are addressed with your own boat ramp and a very large floating dock with electric outlets. You can experience great fishing right off the property or the dock, or in the nearby coves. Pull back from your dock and you are right in open water - over 60 feet deep only 300 yards off shore. The lake is over 1/2 mile wide here…..great for skiing, tubing, and jet skis. Your bay is protected by a small island about 150 yards off shore and the peninsula to the east. This configuration of the property provides for a wonderful protected swimming area, either out from your beach or off your large floating dock (12+ foot depths) which has a swim ladder.

Your Bordeaux Bay vacation home is located on a nicely landscaped one acre lot with 125 ft. of natural lake sand beach and 425 ft. of total waterfront (expanded to 800 ft. by the adjoining peninsula). At the east side of the property is a boathouse (shown in aerial photo beside the dock) that we do not rent. With its very unique setting, the new Bordeaux Bay is sure to provide your family with a truly memorable Lake Murray getaway. This brand new house is located on the south side of Lake Murray, northwest of Lexington, just beyond Climax, SC. There is essentially no vehicle traffic on the street, since the house is literally at the “end of the road”.

NOTE - For a number of reasons, we DO NOT allow pets, weddings, or wedding receptions at Bordeaux Bay.


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Keywords: Very Private Sandy Beach, Comfortable Lakehouse, Great View, Relaxing Vacation, Lake Murray rental, lakeside rental, lakehouse, south shore rental, rent by owner, Columbia, SC, Lexington, SC, 4 bedroom rental, 3 bathrooms.

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Member since: 2008

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/03/2016

Property Type

  • House
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

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

    Responsible renters only, 30 years+...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Well set up, but not absolutely 'toddler proof'. ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    No smoking in our new home....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Master Bedroom has a queen platform bed - on Main Level. ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

    Has a standard/full-size double bed - on Main Level. ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

    Has two twin/single beds - on Lower Level. ...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 bunk bed

    Bunk bed with two twin over/under beds - on Lower Level. ...moreless

  • Den: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Full size futon/couch w/ inner-spring mattress - Lower Level...moreless

  • Bedroom 1 (Master suite) and Bedroom 2 are on the Main Level of the house with the open Great Room-Dining Area-Kitchen. Bedrooms 3 & 4 are on the Lower Level of the house with the Den. All the bedrooms have ceiling fans....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Master Bedroom Bathroom on the Main Level....moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    By Bedroom 2 on the Main Level....moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    Bathroom for the Lower Level of the house....moreless

  • All bathrooms have granite countertop vanities.

Other Amenities

  • The property has a very private, white lake sand beach that extends 125 feet along the waterline. The very clean, natural lake sand beach is extremely rare at Lake Murray. The beach has both sunny areas and partially shaded areas, all day long. The large boat dock has a swimming ladder....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Miscellaneous reading available in the Great Room on the Main Level and in the Den on the Lower Level....moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games:

    Chess, checkers, dominoes, board games, etc....moreless

  • Music Library:

    Eclectic mix of CD's are available....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Independently operable 200 channel cable service for both TV's....moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    1. 2015 Samsung 50" smart flat screen LCD HDTV with DVR is in the Main Level Great Room. 2. Den has a flat screen HDTV....moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Game Console:

    'X' Box....moreless

  • Video Games:

    Star Wars, Golf, Tennis, Basketball, Call of Duty...Also board games - Monopoly, Scrabble, Chess, Checkers, etc....moreless

  • Video Library:

    Mix of DVD's are available....moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Photography
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    The lake house has its own private, natural lake sand beach....moreless

  • Lakefront:

    A superb view of your very own, very private sandy beach, your isolated bay, and the lake....moreless

  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Dining Area is open with the Great Room and Kitchen. Vaulted ceiling. Has a wonderful view of the Lake....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Heat pump central heating and air conditioning throughout the house. Three zone temperature control....moreless

  • Broadband Access:

    Free high speed internet with wireless or ethernet connections....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Full-sized dryer....moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Wood burning fireplace with gas starter is in the Great Room that is open with the Dining Area and Kitchen....moreless

  • Free Long Distance:

    Unlimited long distance calling within continental U.S. (all day/all night)....moreless

  • Garage:

    Two car garage....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Heat pump central heating and air conditioning throughout the house. Three zone temperature control....moreless

  • Internet:

    High speed wireless connection....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Sheets, pillowcases, and towels provided....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Huge open Great Room-Dining Area-Kitchen with vaulted ceiling....moreless

  • Parking:

    Two car garage....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    In the graveled area at the north end of the property....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    In the graveled area at north end of the property....moreless

  • Telephone:

    Cordless phones in the Family Room and Master Bedroom....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Towels and wash cloths provided....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Full-sized washing machine....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Free high speed wireless internet accessible throughout the house as well as from the sun deck and screen porch....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Automatic timer....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    All the standard kitchen features - flatware, steak knives, and cooking utensils including blender, toaster, coffee maker, crock pot, fryer, cookie sheets, cheese grader, pizza cutter, wine opener, and can opener....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    Stainless steel dishwasher in the Kitchen island....moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    All stainless steel appliances. Double sink and dishwasher in the Kitchen island. Granite countertops throughout. Vaulted ceiling, open with the Great Room and Dining Area....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Stainless steel....moreless

  • Oven:

    Stainless steel double oven....moreless

Outside

  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio:

    Off the Great Room-Dining Area-Kitchen on the lake side is a sun deck and screened in porch with deck/patio furniture. The screen porch has an overhead fan....moreless

  • Gazebo:

    A Pergola (separate arbored patio sitting area) by the lake provides additional outstanding views of the open water and bay area. You can see Dreher Island State Park, 3+ miles away....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Great yard....lots of lush Zoysia grass. Nice landscaping. Fire pit is just off the beach....moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2017
Jun 5 - Sep 10, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,850 $9,500
Fall 2017
Sep 11 - Oct 17, 2017
4 night min stay
$410
$2,400 $7,500
Winter 2017/2018
Oct 18 - Mar 31, 2018
3 night min stay
$350
$1,975 $4,950
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $200 + tax
  • Pet Fee $100 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Tax Rate 8%

Notes:

Week-long rentals only during the Summer..... Monday to Monday

Masters Week and USC Graduation are at Summer Rates with 4 night minimum stays.

Thanksgiving and Christmas are at Spring/Fall Rates with 5 night minimum stays.

Pets are only allowed for guests who have previously stayed with us, and we have a pet fee.

Long term and monthly rentals are available - e-mail or call for details.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Location

28 Miles
Nearest Airport
Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE), Columbia, SC

Car: Necessary

FIRE PIT -- A concrete fire pit is on the property just off the beach area, near the pergola. Stacked firewood by the fire pit is provided. It makes for great entertainment for evenings under the stars!

BICYCLES -- One adult 21-speed and one 10-speed bike are available for your use.

BIRDWATCHING -- An osprey family nests in a large tree on the peninsula. You have a great view of their approach to the nest over the bay from the back deck of the house. Bald eagles nest off to the east of our property, and sometimes perch in a tall pine just above our driveway, surveying the area for food. The osprey and bald eagles are huge, beautiful birds!

OTHER AREA ATTRACTIONS include the Columbia Riverbanks Zoo, the Newberry Opera House, and Dreher Island State Park.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

Why the Owner Chose Batesburg-Leesville, SC, USA:
We bought this particular property because of it's magnificent view of the lake from the house, it's very unique natural white lake sand beach, and it's expansive 'bay-like' shoreline. The natural lake sand beach right at your doorstep makes this location different from all others. We have poured a tremendous amount of energy into the property, to enhance this naturally beautiful setting, and to provide you with a superb place to relax and enjoy Lake Murray. And now we have a brand new house for you to also enjoy.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The adjoining wooded peninsula to the east and the small wooded island 150 yards offshore to the north provide a natural isolation barrier for the property, forming your own private 'bay area' - hence the name 'Bordeaux Bay'. When you are outside in the yard, or on your natural lake sand beach, the whole 'bay' is there for you to soak up and enjoy.


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Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/03/2016

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Photos

  • Your private Bordeaux Bay! Areal photo shows layout (with the original house).

    Your private Bordeaux Bay! Areal photo shows layout (with the original house).

  • New house design.  Construction is in progress. Scheduled completion in May.

    New house design. Construction is in progress. Scheduled completion in May.

  • What your view of your beach will be like off the open sun deck.

    What your view of your beach will be like off the open sun deck.

  • Out from your beach is wonderful swimming area.

    Out from your beach is wonderful swimming area.

  • The beach's gentle slope into the shallow, clear water is great for everyone.

    The beach's gentle slope into the shallow, clear water is great for everyone.

  • Wonderful 3-1/2 mile view from your Pergola at the north end of property.

    Wonderful 3-1/2 mile view from your Pergola at the north end of property.

  • A small wooded island 150 yards off shore adds to the wonderful scenery.

    A small wooded island 150 yards off shore adds to the wonderful scenery.

  • Lots of lush green Palisades Zoysia grass in your backyard!

    Lots of lush green Palisades Zoysia grass in your backyard!

  • The very large private floating dock has power outlets. Two large boat slips.

    The very large private floating dock has power outlets. Two large boat slips.

  • Osprey landing in his nest in a large tree just off the property - what a sight!

    Osprey landing in his nest in a large tree just off the property - what a sight!

  • You'll be treated to lots of wild life.  Here a baby turtle roams the beach.

    You'll be treated to lots of wild life. Here a baby turtle roams the beach.

  • For the early risers, you'll be treated to sunrise over your dock.

    For the early risers, you'll be treated to sunrise over your dock.

  • Removal of the original lake house.  New construction is on the same location.

    Removal of the original lake house. New construction is on the same location.

  • The rear elevation is the lake side, with open sun deck and screen porch.

    The rear elevation is the lake side, with open sun deck and screen porch.

  • Backyard with natural lake sand beach that slopes gently out into the water.

    Backyard with natural lake sand beach that slopes gently out into the water.

  • Both kids & adults love the very clean, natural lake sand beach. Wow, how nice!

    Both kids & adults love the very clean, natural lake sand beach. Wow, how nice!

  • A concrete fire pit is just off the beach.  Great spot for lake and star gazing!

    A concrete fire pit is just off the beach. Great spot for lake and star gazing!

  • The pergola is a great spot to relax or to fish.

    The pergola is a great spot to relax or to fish.

  • Your beach has areas of both sun and shade. (photo shows the original house)

    Your beach has areas of both sun and shade. (photo shows the original house)

  • More inviting Zoysia grass on the east lawn and a concrete pathway to your dock.

    More inviting Zoysia grass on the east lawn and a concrete pathway to your dock.

  • With spring time comes the beautiful azaleas.

    With spring time comes the beautiful azaleas.

  • The good fishing attracts bald eagles that can be seen in the fall and winter.

    The good fishing attracts bald eagles that can be seen in the fall and winter.

  • Everyone catches a fish on vacation at Bordeaux Bay!

    Everyone catches a fish on vacation at Bordeaux Bay!

  • Overall just a wonderful vacation venue...and this summer with a brand new house

    Overall just a wonderful vacation venue...and this summer with a brand new house

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This listing was first published here in 2008.

Date last modified - Saturday, December 03, 2016

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