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Lakeside Leisure at Lake Gaston (2 night minimum visit)

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

4 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, sleeps 11

Comfortable, roomy lakefront home located in northeast quadrant of Lake Gaston. Located in a quiet cove for swimming, yet seconds away from the main lake. No bridges or tunnels to navigate.

Two living areas with a kitchen and a bar/kitchenette. Main level living and dining room has a wall of glass. Spectacular views overlooking the lake from inside or on the main deck (partially covered), balcony, covered patio, and dock; with seating on each.

7' water depth at the end of the dock. Two boat slips are available, 1 covered and 1 uncovered (perfect for sail boat). No lifts. Dock has 2 ladders to access the lake, table, chairs, umbrella, noodles for flotation.

A concrete boat ramp is two hundred feet away.

Main level has living room, kitchen, dining table for 10-12, master bedroom with queen bed, and 1 full bathroom with jetted jacuzzi, separate shower.

Upper level has full bathroom and 2 bedrooms: 1 with queen bed and private balcony; 1 with a twin bed and a bunk bed. The bunk bed is a double bed on the lower unit, twin on the upper unit.

The lower level has a second living room with hide-a-bed sofa, 8' slate Pool table with Ping Pong table option, bar/kitchenette, closet with games, bedroom with queen bed, and full bathroom.

There are 6 cable TVs-each living area and bedroom; 3 with DVD/VCR players. Smart TVs are in main level living room, master bedroom, upper level balcony bedroom, lower level bedroom. Wireless internet access in the home.

Paddle boat for all ages to try. Pitch horseshoes near the shore. The garage has lots of play and exercise equipment. Convenient (3.5 miles) to the local grocery store.

Not only enjoy the water, but enjoy taking an early morning walk around this quiet, lovely neighborhood. This will be a vacation home to remember and a vacation to remember! Additional pictures can be provided.

Wireless high speed internet. Work a little, play a lot!

Provide your own sheets and towels. Pillows and blankets are in each room. Only kitchen towels provided. No pets.

2017 RENTAL RATE INFORMATION (2 night minimum stay)

Winter/ Jan 1-May 27 weekly $1275

Spring Shoulder Season/ May 27-June 10 weekly $1475

Memorial Day Weekend/ May 26-May 29 $1250

Summer/ June 10-September 9 weekly $2000

July 4th Week/ July 1-July 8 $2150

Labor Day Weekend/ September 1-September 4 $1250

Fall Shoulder Season/ September 9-September 16 weekly $1475

Winter/ September 16-December 31 weekly $1275

2-Night Minimum

$650for the two nights, $775 for 3 nights, $900 for 4 nights

More Details

Jackie Halls, Property Manager
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 31, 2017

About Jackie Halls, Property Manager

About the owner: After living near the ocean in the Myrtle Beach area, it is wonderful to swim in a freshwater lake. No sand, no hurricanes, no traffic, the life is easy and the climate mild. Plus, there aren't any alligators in the water!

Jackie Halls, Property Manager purchased this house in 2006

Why Jackie Halls, Property Manager chose Henrico

Lake Gaston is a well kept secret. When traveling on I-85, one crosses the lake at an unscenic location. When one is traveling on I-95, there is no hint that a gorgeous lake is just to the west. Even within North Carolina, people do not know about Lake Gaston. It is a pleasure living here and enjoying the perfect climate.

Local concert and theatre opportunities:

The Roanoke Rapids Theatre, Roanoke Rapids, NC (

The Centre, Weldon, NC (

Lakeland Theatre, Littleton, NC (

Ridgeway Opry House, Ridgeway, NC (

Meherrin River Arts Council, Emporia, VA (

Cherry Hill Plantation, Warrenton, NC (

Henderson Community Concert Association, Henderson, NC (

The Dunn Center, NC Wesleyan College, Rocky Mount, NC (

ArtBank of Southside Virginia, Lawrenceville, VA (

Colonial Theatre for the Performing Arts South Hill, VA (

A unique destination is the Sylvan Heights Waterfowl Park, 4963 Hwy 258 Scotland Neck, NC. There are waterfowl from every continent at this park. It is an hour from the house, but well worth the visit (

What makes this house unique

Adam Fields' Wakeboard School (AF Wake, is 6 miles by car, less than 4 by water. Enroll in day/week classes. Adam also rents a variety of items--paddle boards, wakeboards, tubes, skis, etc.

WakeSurfNC ( is 17 miles by car, much less by water. Enroll in day/week classes.

Lake Gaston Outfitters ( beside the Food Lion grocery 3 1/2 miles away, also rents kayaks and paddle boards.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Our second year here at Lakeside Leisure and we had a wonderful time! We shared the week with family & friends enjoying the water for tubing, knee boarding, wake boarding, swimming and fishing. We have been coming to Lake Gaston for 7 or 8 years to now & this seems to be the most accommodating one so far. You've thought of just about everything that a family needs to have a pleasant stay. We especially enjoyed the time we turned off the TV and played family games "Catch Phrase," a game my brother-in-law's family always brings, kept us in stitches. My daughter's boyfriend caught a 5 lb. bass & was excited! (He later left to go to a fishing tournament & he felt the fish brought him good luck.) As usual, we took the last night to eat at Watersview & watch the sun go down. Thank you so much for the use of your lovely home. We hope to continue coming to the lake & making more family memories with future "children," in-laws & hopefully grandchildren. May god Bless You all.
Jun 2015
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Quail Ridge House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Ducted Cooling
  • Ducted Heating
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Area
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Split-System Air Conditioning
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Main level - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Lower level - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Upper level - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Master bedroom on main level - 1 queen
    Lower level bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom and balcony on upper level - 1 queen
    Dorm bedroom on upper level - 1 double , 2 twin/ single , Bunk Bed
    Recreation Room on lower level - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen size sleeper sofa
  • Everyone has privacy in the large bedrooms. Each has their own TV and easy chair. You can totally unpack using the dressers and large closets. The recreation room sleeper sofa is on the lower level. Lots of shelves for unpacking your suitcase are in the bathroom on that level.
  • Air Hockey
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Boat ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Pedal Boat
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 21 garden chairs
  • 12 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Neighborhood boat ramp 2 houses away. Black ink printer, USB ready. (Bring your own paper.)


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(23 traveler reviews)

Lakeside Leisure at Lake Gaston (2 night minimum visit)
average rating of 4.9130435 based on 102 reviews

Wonderful Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second year at Lakeside Leisure and it was wonderful. We enjoyed fishing, badminton, foosball, cooking out, and of course relaxing with our family! Thanks for a terrific week. We will be back next year. ☀️😊

The Housers

  • Submitted: May 13, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great House on Lake Gaston

  • 5 of 5

Great location on Lake Gaston. Home is wonderful, clean and comfortable. The boat house is excellent, protects our bass boat and has outlet for charging batteries. TVs are large and HD. Enjoyed the Keurig! Jackie is very responsive and answered all of our questions. Highly recommend this house.

  • Submitted: May 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Frederick, Maryland

Fisherman & Wife Love It

  • 5 of 5

I have stayed here before and loved it. As a community boat ramp is 100 yards away, this is a great house for the fisherman. Well equipped kitchen and plenty of "things" to keep you and the kids busy and comfortable. Mom & Dad and the kids...can't go wrong. My permanent house of choice at Gaston.

  • Submitted: May 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely Awesome!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time staying at Lakeside Leisure and it was described by all as our best vacation ever. The house has everything you could possibly need. The beds are comfortable. The kitchen is fully stocked. One of the best things is the view. The boathouse was a plus! Can't wait to visit again!!!

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nags Head, NC

Relaxing time at the lake

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed a relaxing time at the lake. Since we brought the boat, it was convenient to have the ramp so close and also to have a covered boat slip. We thought we would have great fall foliage but the leaves were just starting to change. The weather was great and unusually warm which made it great for boat rides. The house is very comfortable and has lots of amenities. There was a problem with the internet and both the property manager, Jackie, and owner, Carol were very prompt to correct the problem. It's great knowing that if there is a problem, someone is willing to take care of it quickly. We enjoyed ping pong and air hockey. My son's family came for the day on Sunday and my granddaughters enjoyed the paddle boat. We liked that we were in a cove so we didn't have to worry about other boats or jet skis. Looking forward to coming back next year.

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful time we had at your house! It was a beautifully appointed house. We had so much to do there, like ping pong, swimming, boating, air hockey, pool, and Foosball, not mention the workout equipment too. The neighborhood was quiet and the neighbors that we did see were very friendly. We were able to have peaceful walks through the neighborhood during the morning and after dark too. Jackie was so nice and pleasant to work with. Thanks for sharing your house with us! The weather, by the way, was in the 80s for most of the week so we were able to swim almost every day. Thanks again and we hope to be back again next fall.

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
88 Miles
Raleigh-Durham Airport and Richmond Airport
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
The Pointe, 1865 Eaton Ferry Road, Littleton, NC
Nearest Ferry
142 Miles
Currituck-Knotts Island, NC ferry
Nearest Golf
5.5 Miles
Lake Gaston Golf Club (18 holes) Gasburg, VA
Nearest Train
66 Miles
Rocky Mount, NC & Petersburg, VA Amtrak stations
Nearest Motorway
25 Miles
I-95 and I-85 ~ equidistant
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
WatersView, 2107 Eaton Ferry Road, Littleton, NC
Nearest Ski
6 Miles
skiing of a sort--Adam Fields Wakeboard School
Nearest Beach
167 Miles
Virginia Beach, VA & Nags Head, NC ~ equidistant
Car: necessary

1 1/2 hrs. from Richmond, VA & Raleigh, NC, between I-95 & I-85. Grocery shopping is a convenient 3.5 miles away. Bring your water toys and boats. It is easy to board with 2 boat slips and multiple cleats for PWCs on the dock. Rent a variety of boats from a marina--there are 2 marinas with rentals (Morningstar & Stonehouse Timber Lodge) that are 7-10 miles by car. Two schools for learning to wakeboard or wakesurf are near. Adam Fields' Wakeboard School is 6 miles by car, closer by water. WakeSurfNC is across the lake, about 17 miles by car (a lot less by water). Garage has play and exercise equipment. For someone wanting a gym, Lake Gaston Fitness is 3 miles away and sells day passes. Healing Kneads (massages) and Fresh Faces (facials/manicures) are separate local businesses that are a few miles away. All of these businesses may require appointments made in advance.


Rates & Availability

Quail Ridge House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jun 10 2017 - Jun 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
July 4th week
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jul 9 2017 - Aug 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
Labor Day Weekend/week
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
Sep 5 2017 - Sep 16 2017
2 night minimum stay
Off Season
Sep 17 2017 - Dec 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 6.75%

No Pets
No Smoking

Refundable Security Deposit $300

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.

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