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8,000 sq. ft. Waterfront home with three levels on the PUBLIC side of the lake.

Bedrooms 10
Half Baths1
Space 8,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

10 bedrooms, 6 full bath, 1 half bath, sleeps 20

Personal dock for your boat with two boat slips. 4 sit-on-top kayaks for your use. Sandbox and brand NEW swing set for the children. A horseshoe pit for the adults with plastic safety covers. Large fire pit for nighttime roasting of marshmallows or just relaxing by the fire. A full size grass volley ball court facing the water. Large basement with ping pong, pool and foosball table, and a convertible poker table to bumper pool. All NEW 32' flat screen tv's in all the rooms with built in DVD players. Xbox in basement and gamecube in upstairs sitting room. Board games for those rainy days. VCR in children's room with a vhs library. Currently working on a NEW DVD library. Large gourmen kitchen that seats 10 at the table, 8 at the kitchen island and 2 at the bistro table. There are two refrigerators, two dishwashers and two sinks. Two dryers and one washing machine and a garbage disposal is also included. Rustic maple hardwood floors throughout the first two floors and ceramic tile throughout the basement. There are two sets of staircases on both sides of the house.

Rental of Jet ski and/or boats: The following website will help you locate possible rentals for boats/jet skis.


We will give a 10% discount to repeat renters.


More Details

Debbie Papanicolas
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 16, 2017


Mineral House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 8000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 20
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lakefront ...
  • Waterfront
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , 2nd floor
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , 2nd floor
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , Bsmt.
    Bathroom 7 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , 1st floor mstr. suite/shared from hall
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , 2nd floor mstr. suite
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower , Bsmt mstr. suite
  • All bathroom vanities have granite countertops. We do not supply towels, as of January 2016.
  • 10 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Twin sleep sofa
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Twin sleep sofa
    Bedroom 8 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Twin sleep sofa
    Bedroom 7 - 1 king , 1 twin/ single , Twin daybed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 double , 1 twin/ single , Full/Full bunkbeds and twin daybed
    Bedroom 10 - 1 king , 1 twin/ single , Master suite - main level w/ jacuzzi tub and separate shower
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Twin/full bunk bed 1 full sleep sofa
    Bedroom 6 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 9 - 1 queen
  • There is a master suite on each of the three levels. Two of the bedrooms do not have windows. We have utilized all the rooms in the house and transformed the theater room and work-out room into bedrooms. We supply sheets and blankets for each bed listed above.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Boat Dock
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Sand Box
  • Wood Deck
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
There is no dining room in the house. WEEKEND RENTALS ON OFF SEASON ONLY. THREE NIGHT MINIMUM AT $1,950.


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8,000 sq. ft. Waterfront home with three levels on the PUBLIC side of the lake.
average rating of 4.9 based on 10 reviews

Four generation family vacation

  • 5 of 5

The house is very comfortable, well furnished throughout. Kayaks and water rafts supplied make water enjoyable. We'll return.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great house

  • 5 of 5

We loved the house. It is great for big groups. Very well maintained and clean. Has everything you need. The backyard is great too.

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Simply the Best

  • 5 of 5

Simply the best. We rented Great Escape for one week and must say, it was fantastic. the amenities are great and the view is just spectacular. With 10 bedrooms and 7 baths, the house can support a large group comfortably. We never ran out of hot water for showers. We roasted s'mores on the wood burning fire pit and had several large group dinners in the kitchen and dining area. While we didnt use the kayaks, it was great to know that we could. And the dock is so peaceful. The home owners were kind and responsive to our questions. Thanks for a great stay! We would definitely rent again.

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Huge, comfy, clean, well-appointed, perfect!

  • 5 of 5

This home was perfect for our multi-generational family! Plenty of space for kids to play, elders to have privacy, all to gather! Beautiful yard with games and fire pit down to boat house and dock--great views of the lake! The gigantic kitchen and eating area were always a gathering place, the property was clean, there were numerous amenities (four kayaks, toys for all ages, dozens of life jackets, etc.) and the grocery only 2 miles away. A wonderful vacation spot!

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Relaxing week in a gorgeous home!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed with a large group of about 20 family members. The house is gorgeous and has everything you could need. 2 refrigerators, 9 bedrooms, plenty of bathrooms, and the 7,000 square feet came in handy with our large group. Plenty to do here - kayaks were used constantly, brought tubes to lounge in the lake, large deck to enjoy the beautiful view, played games and cards, firepit to relax and roast marshmallows, etc. Cousin brought boat and tubing which was a blast! Owners very nice and pleasure to work with. This was the most relaxing vacation I ever had! We were so pleased, we are planning to return again next year and we can't wait! :o)

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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The Most Amazing Week!

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a week long family reunion at Great Escape. We were a party of 18 that had "kids" of ALL ages all the way down to 9 months. This property had something for EVERYONE! The children enjoyed the trampoline, swing set, toys, games and videos, large yard and swimming in the lake. The adults enjoyed the large outside deck, 4 kayaks, horse shoes, pool table and ping pong and foosball table for some late night fun.

The home was large enough for everyone to have their own space, and places for us all to gather as well. The kitchen was well equipped with anything we would need with plenty of storage for our food. The kitchen also provided more than enough space for everyone to sit together comfortably and enjoy a wonderful meal.

The owners were a pleasure to work with, and promptly answered any questions or concerns we had before we arrived and during our stay. They were also extremely prompt in returning our security deposit after we left. They provided a nice welcome basket with information about the area as well as the makings for Smores. I thought that was a nice touch.

I would not hesitate to recommend this property to anyone! It truly was a Great Escape, and we look forward to “escaping” again!

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
62 Miles
Richmond International Airport
Nearest Golf
13 Miles
Tanyard Country Club
Nearest Motorway
28 Miles
Interstate 95
Nearest Restaurant
6.61 Miles
Hunters Landing
Nearest Beach
13 Miles
Lake Anna State Park
Car: necessary

Lake Anna is one of the largest freshwater inland lakes in Virginia, covering an area of 13,000 acres, and located 72 miles south of Washington, D.C. in Louisa and Spotsylvania counties (and partially in Orange County at the northern tips). Discover the many things to do, check the twelve-month calendar of events, Browse the extensive Business Directory, Explore the Area History, or golfing opportunities and much much more!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $300
Damage Deposit $800




Off Season - 3 night minimum for $1950


Deposit 50% of weekly rate
Balance plus deposit and cleaning fee 45 days before rental

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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