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Lake Glenville Private Dock Lakefront/Waterfall/Mountain View

Sleeps16
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms4
Half Baths2
Space 5,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 6 Bedrooms + Loft, 4 Full Baths, 2 1/2 half baths (Sleeps 14)

'Big Fish' is located on a point surrounded by Lake Glenville, overseen by the rock face over 'Strawberry Hill' lying adjacent to the beautiful cascading Mill Creek Falls. The views are captivating, inspiring and restorative. This is a home built for reunion of family and friends as well as creative space for large groups.

The home is designed to capture views of beautiful Lake Glenville from every living space including all bedrooms. Large family area with stone fireplace open to spacious kitchen and dining room surrounded by lake views. Second living area with stone fireplace downstairs and large loft space upstairs with disappearing glass doors to create seamless indoor/outdoor experience onto covered porch on third floor. There is also a screened porch with outdoor gas fireplace, three covered decks and one open deck surrounding the house.

TWO MASTER BEDROOMS on main floor with sitting areas and full baths. All bedrooms have queen beds and sixth bedroom also has a trundle bed. And yes EVERY BEDROOM HAS A VIEW OF THE LAKE! Two bedrooms upstairs and two bedrooms downstairs have Jack & Jill baths with private sinks.

Keywords: mountain house, lake house

More Details

Owner
Terrie Russell
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 17, 2017

About Terrie Russell

Fond memories of going to Lake Glenville with my grandparents drew my husband and me back to the cool temperatures of this high elevation (3410'). The beautiful hikes, amazing fall colors, and quiet cool lake made this the ideal place for us to create our own special place to return to again and again. 'Big Fish' fills our hearts and restores our wellbeing!

Terrie Russell purchased this house in 2004

Why Terrie Russell chose Smoky Mountains

Beautiful fall colors reflecting off a lake that wraps around the house made this the perfect place for our home. Add the hike up our road that provides beautiful views of the Mill Creek Waterfall making its way down our mountainside. Where else would you go???

What makes this house unique

We enjoy the sound of the waterfall at the house, the kids playing on the dock, the boating and kayaking on a great peaceful lake. Our favorite hike is the three waterfalls on the hike at Horsepasture River. Our daughters and I enjoy shopping in Cashiers and Highlands while day trips range from horseback riding to gem mining and white water rafting! We try to get two boatfulls of family members down the Nantahala every year!

Amenities

Cullowhee House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Max. adults: 14
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • 1. Guests must fill out, sign and return Rental Agreement within 1 week to complete booking.
  • 2. Security deposit is refundable -see terms in rental agreement.
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 14 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , 2 Master sinks with 2 separate cabinets
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , 2 Master sinks in 2 separate cabinets
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Jack and Jill each upstairs bedroom has a private sink
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Jack and Jill each bedroom has its own private sink
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , Powder Room on Main Floor
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , Powder room on Lower level
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 6 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , 2 singles are a trundle bed
    Loft - 1 queen inflatable mattresses
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

Reviews

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Lake Glenville Private Dock Lakefront/Waterfall/Mountain View
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 12 reviews
5

Weekend getaway

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at big fish was phenomenal! The house had everything you could possibly need. The kitchen is well equipped and there are plenty of towels/linens. Each room you walk into has an even better view than the last.

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic Getaway Place for a large group + Very friendly and responsive host

  • 5 of 5

A big huge THANK YOU to BIG FISH from our whole "gang of 14". We will live with the memories of a fantastic and relaxing Labor Day Weekend 2015. We had a blast and the lake house made it all possible. The layout is terrific in that, while we could all hang out together, there were enough places to pick up privacy and enjoy solitude. We were very pleased with the plan of the bedrooms and bathrooms in that it afforded privacy to each of our 5 families. The lake is very pretty and with Big Fish being on the water we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves on it. A huge thanks to The Russells making their canoe, kayak and paddle board available for our use. Gave us all a good chance to be on the water and see the lake and the nearby waterfall. We would be remiss in not mentioning that Terrie was a wonderful host. She was very responsive and helpful from our initial contact through our stay. Thank You Terrie for sharing your beautiful place with us and being part of making a great weekend holiday happen for us.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic Getaway Place for a large group + Very friendly and responsive host

  • 5 of 5

A big huge THANK YOU to BIG FISH from our whole "gang of 14". We will live with the memories of a fantastic and relaxing Labor Day Weekend 2015. We had a blast and the lake house made it all possible. The layout is terrific in that, while we could all hang out together, there were enough places to pick up privacy and enjoy solitude. We were very pleased with the plan of the bedrooms and bathrooms in that it afforded privacy to each of our 5 families. The lake is very pretty and with Big Fish being on the water we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves on it. A huge thanks to The Russells making their canoe, kayak and paddle board available for our use. Gave us all a good chance to be on the water and see the lake and the nearby waterfall. We would be remiss in not mentioning that Terrie was a wonderful host. She was very responsive and helpful from our initial contact through our stay. Thank You Terrie for sharing your beautiful place with us and being part of making a great weekend holiday happen for us.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fletcher, NC
5

Great for family reunions and retreats!

  • 5 of 5

My extended family and I enjoyed a wonderful family reunion recently at Big Fish. The house is lovely--great architecture for providing not only large group spaces (e.g. the great room on the main floor) but also smaller private areas for personal space when it is needed. The bedrooms, especially the master suites, are large and comfortable. The kitchen is well equipped, and includes a huge island that can accommodate food on the counter and bar stools beneath. The setting at the end of Memory Lane on Lake Glenville is beautiful--the water is peaceful, and the mountains--the whole setting is great for a getaway. We all had a great time; we rented a pontoon for an afternoon and puttered around the lake taking in the other beautiful homes and mountain scenery, we grilled steaks on the outdoor grill--it was all great. The owners take good care of this property. I highly recommend it and hope that I can return sometime.

  • Submitted: May 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fort White, FL
5

Beautiful Get-A-Way

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a wonderful mini-vacation at Big Fish. The house is beautiful, spacious and very conformable. There were 12 of us adults and 2 very small children. The views from the house of the lake and the mountains are spectacular. The location is centrally located with a short 15-20 drive to Cashiers and Highlands. It's a beautiful area and we can't wait to visit Big Fish again. We highly recommend this house for your vacation.

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fairhope, AL
4

Warm, comfortable mountain home

  • 4 of 5

We had the best vacation at Big Fish. My husband, mom, son and daughter-in-law and their 4 children. We hiked to the waterfalls, used the kayak, fished, and just relaxed. Beautiful area and home. The lake is so peaceful and the views are fabulous. The owners gave us accurate driving directions which made it so easy to get to the house. We plan to return to Big Fish next Spring/Summer.

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Gem Mining, White Water Rafting, Horseback Riding

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Rates & Availability

Cullowhee House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Peak Leaf Season
Sep 22 2017 - Nov 12 2017
3 night minimum stay
$700
$4,500
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 17 2017 - Nov 26 2017
7 night minimum stay
$5,000
 
 
Christmas/New Year
Dec 21 2017 - Jan 4 2018
7 night minimum stay
$5,500
 
 
Early Summer
May 5 2018 - Jun 2 2018
3 night minimum stay
$800
 
 
Peak Summer
Jun 3 2018 - Aug 12 2018
7 night minimum stay
$7,000
 
 
Late Summer
Aug 13 2018 - Aug 26 2018
7 night minimum stay
$6,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$650
$4,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $300 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $750
Tax Rate 11.0%

Rates are subject to change until Rental Agreement and funds are received.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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