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Best House on the Lake!

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Lakefront House, 4 Bedrooms + Loft + Den, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 10-12)

Get ready for the vacation of a lifetime!! Come and enjoy one of Virginia’s and North Carolina’s best kept secrets! You can find paradise at our lake house! It is two levels and has everything you will need to make your stay at Lake Gaston an enjoyable one. We have tv, internet and DVD players (movies provided), board games, books and puzzles...everything that will provide inside entertainment for family evenings or during inclement weather.

Lake Gaston is a clear and beautiful lake located in the Piedmont of southern Virginia and northern North Carolina. It is the last major impoundment on the Roanoke River, and offers excellent water quality and water level fluctuations that are less than one foot. It is 35 miles long and has over 350 miles of shoreline. Lake Gaston is within a three hour drive of Washington DC, an hour and a half to two hours from Raleigh North Carolina and Virginia Beach Virginia.

Outside is where the real fun is! Our backyard leads right to the water and our boat dock, which is the center of lake life. The water off the dock is about 6 feet deep which is great for older kids and adults. Younger kids do well with the shallow water by the shore. Swimming, fishing, sunbathing (don’t forget the sunscreen), and relaxing all happen right there. It’s a great place to view the beautiful evening sky and sunsets. Skiing and tubing can be started right in front of the dock.

Besides the water sports, fishing is excellent at Lake Gaston! Available species include striped bass, largemouth bass, crappie, perch, sunfish, and our favorite dinner fish, channel catfish. Fishing from the dock is a favorite pastime for both young and old alike. Early mornings and evenings are usually better, but when is fishing not good?

Lastly, one of the best pastimes at the lake is RELAXING! Whether it be enjoying the view, reading a book, napping in the sun, soaking in the hot tub, roasting marshmallows over the fire pit at night, or mountain biking on the nearby trails. There is something about the lake that lets you leave everyday stress behind for awhile. This is what we most enjoy about our lake house. One day of vacation and you will feel as if you've been there a week already! We invite you to come and see for yourselves.

Comfortable, roomy lakefront home located in northeast quadrant of Lake Gaston.

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, fire pit to make s'mores at night and dock; with seating on each.

6' water depth at the end of the dock. Tie your boat up to the dock, or pull your personal watercraft onto the boat ramp.

Located in a quiet cove for swimming, yet seconds away from the main lake. No bridges or tunnels to navigate.

Main level has living room, kitchen, large dining table, master bedroom with king bed, and 1 full newly remodeled bathroom . Another Bedroom is located on the main floor with a Queen Bed.

Upper level has newly remodeled full master style bathroom with tub and separate shower. Upper level has 2 bedrooms: 1 with a Queen bed, a set of twin bunk beds, and the other room has two twin beds. A kitchenette area is located on this level, with a mini-fridge, and sink, along with a private balcony. Also on this level is a sitting area equipped with a love seat, and two comfy chairs, along with a couch that has a pull-out sofa.

There are 3 TVs-one in living room and 2 of the bedrooms; 2 with DVD/VCR players.

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.

P.S. Spring and fall are great times to enjoy Lake Gaston. The water is warm, the scenery is grand, and it feels like your own private lake.

Keywords: Lake Gaston, Waterfront, Leisure, Play, Boat, House, Dock, Spring Break, Christmas, Relax

More Details

Another Day in Paradise Owner
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 16, 2018

About Another Day in Paradise Owner

This is a picture of me having fun in Vail a few years ago. My kids are mostly grown now, my youngest is 32 and we aren't using the house much, so we thought we would share the fun!!!

Another Day in Paradise Owner purchased this house in 2005

Why Another Day in Paradise Owner chose Henrico

New in 2016---updated Kitchen appliances and brand new bathrooms!

New in 2017! ADDED WIFI! Brand New Hot Tub for everyone to enjoy! Also Brand new washer and dryer for your use.

New in 2018-- A brand new roof, brand new hardwood upstairs, and new carpet on stairs! In addition all new sliding glass doors have been installed!


Henrico House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Loft + Den - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , 2 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • On Main Level: One King and One Double with Master Style Suite Upstairs: Two Twins in one Room, and in another room a Bunk Bed (Two Twins) Plus a Double Bed. Loft that has a pull out Futon (Double Size) Master Style Bathroom Upstairs (does have tub for baths)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • jetted tub
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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average rating of 4.9 based on 10 reviews

Beautiful Lake Views

  • 5 of 5

Had an amazing stay at Another Day in Paradise with my family. The house had plenty of space for everyone and the views off the back are amazing. We had a blast floating off the edge of the dock. Stay here if you are looking for a great place to get away and relax.

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed our lake home. Hope you can visit us agaIn!
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Chesapeake, VA

Amazing Views and a great house!!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the house with another family, all together 10 people! 4 adults and 6 teenagers! The house was great, we were able to sleep everyone comfortably, we put the kids upstairs and the adults downstairs and that worked well for us! We cooked everyday which allowed us to just spend time together. We played games both outside and inside! We enjoyed the deck and the hot tub! We used the grill daily and picked up fresh seafood for our last night there!

The house was clean and well kept, and everything we needed to cook was provided, all we had to do was supply the food!

We really enjoyed the views from the deck in the morning while we were having our coffee! We will definitely be back to enjoy another summer vacation at the lake but next time we will have a boat!!

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Virginia Beach

Beautiful Home

  • 5 of 5

My family enjoyed staying here. Beautiful home. Everything we expected. Great for families with children/teenagers/pets.. One of the highlights was the shallow water right before the dock where the kids and dogs played!

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sanford, NC

Great Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We had a great family vacation. Home is beautiful and view of lake is tranquil. We all loved both jacuzzi tubs, split level bedroom plans and hot tub I think they are an added rental benefit. We were able to bring our fur baby with us and she loved being with us; as much as we loved having her. Fishing was good right off the dock. Wish there was little more to do in the area, but if you are here just to relax and take in the view, perfect place. Boat renal is a must to get in all the lake has to offer.

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2014
  • Stayed: October 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I really enjoyed this home. It had everything we needed and more with plenty of space. Make sure you read the book when you get there and check the closet for all sorts of goodies for you to use! The house was clean, well maintained with plenty of seating space. We loved BOTH outside decks! That was our go to place for morning coffee! The cove is perfect for not wanting to be on main lake traffic and just around the corner from friends of ours. Would definitely stay again!

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2013
  • Stayed: July 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Northern Virginia

late Spring Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Really nice place. Stayed with the wife and MIL. Really pretty. Makes the best usage out of every square foot in the house. I guess there were some hooligans in the house the week before that caused a little carpet damage, but it was so minor and I'll bet its been cleaned by now.

Fishing was great. Rented a pontoon a couple days, really cool with the exception of the one day it really rained on us. Oh well, we were on vacation and who cared. This is the first time I've to Gaston and I must say I really have taken a liking. I'm thinking of moving from N Virginia to NC sometime in the next couple years and I think lake Gaston just might be my retirement location.

The size of this home was perfect. I would like a place this size. I also like the NE quad of Gaston as it's close to Food Lion, shopping and the few restaurants in the area.

Plan on staying at Gaston again sometime in the near future. Definitely would recommend this place, very clean and charming.

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2012
  • Stayed: June 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $250
Pet Fee $100
Damage Deposit $400

Security Deposit will be refunded as long as home is left without damage or with excess cleaning needed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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