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Private waterfront home...Booking now for summer of 2018

Bedrooms 5
Space 3,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 14)

Reserve now for your next vacation. You will enjoy complete privacy in this lakefront home on beautiful Lake James. Enjoy great views of the lake and the colorful Blue Ridge Mountains while rocking on the back porch. Or watch some of the best sunsets around. Pack the family and your suits to enjoy the wide variety of enjoyment from water skiing, fishing, swimming, kayaking, sunning on the dock or simply floating in the lake. Bring your boat or jet ski and dock it at our private boat dock or ask about our boat rentals now available for rent. Don't forget to bring your fishing poles and enjoy the fishing or relax with a quick dip. A small fire pit has been added for your marshmallow roasting. Just across from our home is a natural untouched island for your hiking adventures.

This two level home offers 5 bedrooms, 3 baths, and two large living areas. Large bank of windows affords awesome views of this beautiful lake and the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Great get away for your family or church group.

Keywords: Private Lakefront House on Lake James in the Blue Ridge Mountains where you can enjoy boating, swimming, fishing or just relaxing. Close to Asheville, Charlotte and Greenville SC. Activities to enjoy include boating, swimming, fishing, biking, shopping, hiking and wine tastings. Enjoy the beauty of Lake James on your private boat, or contact us about a 22 ft pontoon rental, fishing boat, kayaks, or canoe.

***NO inquiry and reservation will not be confirmed until the property manager has spoken to person reserving the property to discuss house rules. You must be 25 years of age or older.*****

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More Details

Property Manager
Terri Silver
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 10, 2018

What makes this house unique

Our home offers privacy and wonderful views of the water and mountains. Even though you're only a few minutes away from the interstate (I-40) you're worlds away from the hustle and bustle.


Forest Lake Heights House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain View
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , 4 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single
  • 3 bedrooms including master are located on the main level and 2 bedrooms are located on lower level
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Private boat dock at the house; pontoon boat rental available. Inquire for details.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Private waterfront home...Booking now for summer of 2018
average rating of 4.806452 based on 31 reviews

Great Property - Perfect for Families!!!

  • 5 of 5

This was a wonderful property with pretty much everything you could ever need right at the house. We had 5 families with small children at the house for a New Year's get away and it was perfect. Plenty of beds, plenty of space and very very kid friendly!

We plan to rent this property again and would absolutely recommend it to anyone! The one small thing I would recommend is that you bring your own firewood as none was provided at the property to we had to scavenge for wood to make a fire but outside of that small detail it was perfect!

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great family Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

With our growing family of adult children and now grandchildren we are thrilled to discover this house. The beach with its sandy floor and gradual slope was perfect for all--especially the youngest ones among us (17 mo and 2) who loved wading in the water. We also loved having access to the paddle boards and kayaks. (Another perk -- life preservers for about every age). We found the kitchen to be very well stocked. (Who knew a Belgian waffle maker could be such a hit?!) We loved having a large table for those special moments when everyone sits down for a meal together or gathers for some games...but the house is generously spacious enough for people to be able to retreat to their own spaces when they need to get away from things. Ping-pong! Three TV's. Rocking chairs on the porch that swivel! Terri, the manager, was a wonderful person with whom to work---prompt in her responses and helpful in every way. We rented their pontoon boat for several days and found it a wonderful addition to our vacation. Suffice it to say...we'll be back!

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rochester, New York

Wonderful !!!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful place for the family... We had our grown children, Grand Children and now a Great Grand Baby.. There was something for everyone.. We didn't think about the booster seat or kid dishes but they did. We wanted for nothing. The kayaks and standup paddle boards were a great addition... The house is bigger than it looks.. We were never on top of one another instead we had to go looking for people.. The pool table and ping pong table were great for the older kids. The week after we got back our grand daughter asked if we could go back next year !!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fairview, NC

Fantastic stay

  • 5 of 5

This was our second summer spending time in this home. We bring the kids and grand kids and cannot say enough good things about how well stocked this home is. Step stools and kids dishes is so nice for the kids...and a booster seat too! This year with the kayaks and stand up paddle boards we had even more fun! The most peaceful thing to do is a morning kayak ride around the big island. We also took everyone by kayak, SUP, and a blow up boat of our own to the big island and did an island clean up followed by a swim.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic! Surpassed expectations!

  • 5 of 5

Our extended family of 3 children, 4 teenagers and 6 adults were wowed with this awesome home! The home itself was stunning, from the large kitchen with everything you could imagine to the large table we enjoyed fabulous meals and the nightly games. All the rooms were decorated beautifully and were very comfortable. Outside was gorgeous from the decks . We were at our private beachrailroad swimming or taking the jet ski from our own covered dock. Every nite at dusk we sitting on the dock relaxing. Lots of fireworks from all around the lake on Fourth of July were great! We all enjoyed the rental pontoon boat we rented. The agent Teri Silver was extremely helpful to us all through the process of booking this property. We took the youngest grandchil to Tweetsie railroad for a great day of Cowboys and rides. Recommend Pepperoni's in Marion for great pizza. Guess you determine that it was a great family trip!

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic home and location!

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic home and location! We spent a week there this past May and had the best time. The house was clean, comfortable and spacious with a beautiful view of the lake. We caught fish from the dock and from the pontoon boat that we rented locally. During the week we visited Grand Fathers Mountain, Blowing Rock and Linville Caverns which were only a short drive away. There were other places we could have visited but the house and lake were so nice we stayed home and visited with family and friends. We have taken a lot of trips to a lot of different places but everyone agreed this was one of our best trips ever.

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Point of Interest
413 Dockside Drive


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $79
Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning fee $225 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.75%

July 4th $3600
Non-summer holidays: Holiday rates $525.00 per night plus fees
Additional 3% Service charge when using credit card
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Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.