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Perfect Lakefront Retreat at Lake James! 5BD/5BA, Pontoon Boat Avail, Discounts!

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Space 6,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

5 Bedrooms + Loft, 5 Baths, Sleeps up to 10

You’ve done it!

You have found THE Perfect Lakefront Retreat for Family and Friends!

24' 115HP Pontoon boat available as separate rental!

*** Discounts available for last minute, small groups, mid-week, off-season, and/or multi-day bookings ***

This beautiful custom home is the perfect retreat for your special gathering with your family and friends. Our spacious luxury home has over 6,500 square feet and every amenity to ensure an awesome and memorable experience for everyone in your group...whether that is quiet time relaxing and enjoying gorgeous views over beautiful Lake James, action packed days enjoying the lake, kayaking, paddle boarding and canoeing, exploring natural ‘adventure islands’ (undeveloped islands), fishing, tubing, water skiing, and boating; or off the lake, hiking trails and mountains, spelunking caverns, or mountain biking; then perhaps joining up again in the evening for s’mores around the fire pit, friendly challenges in the game room, a favorite movie in the home theater, or cozy gatherings around the stone fireplaces.

The home is built with natural materials throughout; gorgeous hickory floors, extensive stone and custom iron work, exposed beams, wood paneled vaulted ceilings, and 10' 4' ceilings on main level. The house uniquely combines luxury amenities with natural materials and rustic accents to enhance your mountain experience right on the lake!

The wonderful large gourmet kitchen is the heart of the home with granite, top end appliances (Wolfe and SubZero), a massive central island with prep sink, breakfast nook with long table, and counter bar with comfy barstools. The dining room has a fabulous 72' round table with bench seats and lazy susan - perfect for great conversation with a large group! Each of the two inviting living room areas has cozy quality seating, a stone gas fireplace, and a wall of full height glass doors for views and access outdoors. A huge game room includes pool table with ping pong top, foosball, 82" TV with PS3 and Wii video game systems with games including Rock Band, game table, and electric piano.

The family game closet is full of games for all tastes and is complete with jigsaw puzzles. The home theater features stadium seating, a new 4K 84” TV, DVD library and Netflix. The kitchenette/wet bar on the lower level is perfect for refreshments and snacks. If you are looking for a nice quiet place you can head off to the sun-room boasting the best views in the house with awesome chaise lounge, or a cozy seat in the loft or study area, or a quiet spot in a hammock or chair on the deck or patio. Everyone is sure to find their favorite spots!

Electronics include stereo with Ipod and Pandora hookup. Stereo speakers throughout the house, custom controlled within each room. WiFi, satellite TVs, Blue-Ray players, and on-demand Netflix.

There are 5 bedrooms and 5 full bathrooms, with double tankless water heater so you never run out of hot water.

Master bedroom: king bed and luxury bathroom with jetted spa shower and whirlpool tub

Bedroom two: king bed and bathroom with separate shower and whirlpool tub

Bedroom three: two queen beds and access to hall bathroom

Bedroom four: queen bed, shares hall bathroom with bedroom five

Bedroom five: two twin beds

Plus there is an additional full bathroom. Nearly all furnishings and mattresses are top quality and brand new.

The outdoor area includes a large open deck with stunning views and large gas grill. The lower deck has flagstone floors with large deep seating patio set. It's an easy walk from the house to the double slip dock with party deck and diving board (depth of 30 ft at dock!). You are welcome to use our 3 kayaks, 2 paddle boards, and canoe. You can bring your own boat or PWC to keep at the dock, or you can rent our 24' pontoon boat. Gathering around a fire in the fire pit or feeding fish at the dock will create fond memories for everyone.

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 20, 2017

Why Owner chose Nebo

We fell in love with the mountains and this beautiful clear lake! Warning - it is hard to leave!

What makes this house unique

Gorgeous Lakefront property, convient to Rt. 40 and attractions

Amenities

Marion Lake Club House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 6500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Wet Bar
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , W/ Sunroom, spa shower, whirlpool bath
    Upstairs Bedroom - 2 queen
    Twin Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
    Master Bedroom (lower level) - 1 king , With Jacuzzi bath
    Queen Bedroom - 1 queen
  • Plus xl twin in study/loft, and twin in game room. Full size folding Crib is available
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Piano
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Motorboat
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Porch Furniture
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Groups
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Other Amenities: Gourmet kitchen, Natural Stone Walls and exposed beams, granite countertops, vaulted ceilings, heated tile floors, beautiful Hickory hardwood floors through most of house, custom crafted iron work balcony and accents, main floor has 10'4' ceilings (or vaulted to 20'+), dual slips on dock, double decker dock, kayaks, 2 paddle boards, canoes, awesome lakeside fire pit, 2 stone gas-fireplaces, awesome views, easy access to dock, beautiful views from deck, covered deck, super game closet with choices for all, second entrance to 2nd floor rooms. Home theater with stadium seating. Kitchen includes standing mixer, crock pot, blender, waffle iron. Fire pit with firewood

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5

The Lakefront Retreat at Lake James was the perfect house for our family of 10!!

  • 5 of 5

The lake house on Lake James was perfect for our family and grandchildren, ages 6, 10,11, and 15. The diving board and water "toys" were popular everyday. Inside, the ping pong, theater, and a wonderful choice of toys and games kept everyone busy. There were plenty of private areas to read and rest while others were happy playing elsewhere. Truly a gift to our family.

Thank you.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Morganton, NC
5

Great Family Getaway

  • 5 of 5

A stocked kitchen, plenty of room and wonderful furnishings and bedding! The home is immaculate and very comfortable. We all enjoyed the movie room at night and the lake activities during the day. The kids loved jumping off the top deck and there was room to tie up our boat on the side of the dock. Monitoring water usage was the only stressor (urged for parties over 6) but reminders were plentiful. Given the opportunity, we would rent again! (There are now tons of coffee filters, so don't buy any and hanging a dish towel on the fridge door handle helps to avoid mishaps ;)

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great House shhhh!

  • 5 of 5

Reluctant to give great review because want to keep this gem secret to ourselves. Has everything you need for family. Easy access to dock, all amenities, home theater, fabulous kitchen, large rooms with kings and BR, game room, kayaks, canoe, private cove to swim, great location. Has it all. Minor complaints ground floor occupants will hear footsteps above and double queen room needs skylight covers since faces east. Will definitely rent again.

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Richmond Hill
5

Impressed

  • 5 of 5

The stay was great. Wasn't sure upon arrival if the house would have everything we needed, but it did. They had two sets of washer/dryer stocked with detergent. Life vests galore as well as lake noodles/ floaties. Fishing poles were supplied. However not many fish were caught. Maybe 4 tiny fish in 4 days total. Diving board was fun for all. Kayaks were awesome especially in the early morning When the lake is silent. They had two coffee pots which helped with our large group. Bring your own coffee and filters. We couldn't work/figure out the tv for the wii in the game room. The game room/ cinema room were only used on the first day. We were all outside pretty much the entire stay. Either on the balcony socializing or on the lake. The beds were like no other. Best mattresses I've ever stayed on away from my home. The whole group agreed. More than enough space for everyone to have their alone time without being forced to socialize when your not in the mood. Bring all your own food. I would definitely go back.

  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful Home and Surprisingly Warm Lake

  • 5 of 5

The amenities that this house has to offer is above and beyond most houses. The gourmet kitchen is perfect when cooking for 8 guys. We had a restaurant owner who joined us and he absolutely loved spending time in there. Most of our time during the day was spent in kayaks, swimming, or relaxing on the dock. We were very surprised at how warm the water temperature was. The friendly neighbors said it was almost 78°! Once we lost the sunlight, we were really able to enjoy what the house has to offer. Between the movie theater, ping pong, pool, and foosball , we had plenty to keep us busy. I highly recommend this house for a weekend getaway. I imagine we will be back soon!

  • Submitted: May 24, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome property!

  • 5 of 5

Wow! We just finished our full week stay at Lakefront Retreat. What a fabulous vacation! We were expecting a beautiful home, but I have to say it was even better than expected. This property has everything you could ever desire in a vacation rental. My husband and I along with our two grown children and their families enjoyed every aspect of the property. We had grandchildren from age three to thirteen and there was something for them to do every minute of the day. Our thirteen year old was in the lake every day either enjoying the paddle boards, kayaks and canoe, the high dive or the rope swing across the lake. The little kids loved playing at the water's edge and even climbed down the ladder from the dock. We built a bonfire on two nights and that was loads of fun.

The house is so big that there were several rooms we did not use. Everyone basically had their own space.

Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful Lakefront Retreat with us. We hope to visit again some time. I also want to say a special thanks to Andrea who was very helpful. We had the privilege of meeting her the day of our departure.

Thank you,

The Humphrey and Dorman Family

  • Submitted: May 12, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $250
Damage Insurance $99
Damage Deposit $500

Rates are for up to 10 persons in group.

*** Discounts for small groups, last minute bookings ****

Pontoon boat with 115hp engine available as separate rental. Pontoon boat can be arranged and paid for 30 days prior to stay. Pontoon boat requires $500 refundable security deposit.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.