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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Sleeps:10
  • Bedrooms:5
  • Bathrooms:6.5
  • Property type:Chateau / Country House
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

Chateau / Country House, 5 Bedrooms + Child Bunk Area, 6.5 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

Stay at The Jocassee Sanctuary. This spectacular, elegant yet comfortable 5 bedroom mountain lakefront home is on the pristine shores of Lake Jocassee. Considered the “Lake Tahoe of the East', the lake lies in the Jocassee Gorges, one of top 50 places National Geographic to visit in your lifetime. A place where family and friends come together!
The waters are clear and fish always stay!
• Wake up to breathtaking waterfront sunrises from the private balconies from all en-suite bedrooms and on all levels of the home.
• Share sunsets and good times with friends and family on the open, lake-front 830 square feet patio with outdoor fireplace. Covered patio allows outdoor play and entertaining no matter the weather;
• Family and friends can be together while helping to prepare meals in either of the 2 large kitchens or on the outdoor grill that rival even the finest restaurants;
• Private elevator access available to all floors (Call to get it pre-approved); A hillside tram runs from parking to dock makes this an ideal retreat for all ages.
• Outdoors:
Ski, jet ski or cruise the crystal waters of Lake Jocassee.
Discover waterfalls - (some just across from the house) swim, fish and water ski… or just relax with friends and family. Limited public access to the lake creates plenty of places to tube or learn water skiing without being overwhelmed by boats in this 75 acre lake. There are always things to do and places to explore from The Jocassee Sanctuary!
Play competitive miniature golf or horseshoes on the property!
Hike the Foothills Trail!
• Perfect for a one of a kind getaway with friends, family, or as a corporate retreat!
• More information, video and pictures available at thejocasseeclub.com


A FEW CONSIDERATIONS:
• No one under 35 years old is allowed to rent. Renting on behalf of guests less than 35 years old is strictly prohibited. The financially responsible party signing the rental agreement must be at least 35 years old, and must be an occupant of the house during the term of the agreement.
LIMIT - 10 occupants
• No pets, no smoking.
• No house parties. The Jocassee Sanctuary is in a pristine and quiet residential area. Please be mindful of our neighbors during your stay and understand that this home is not suitable for loud noise or parties.
• Incline Tram System/Lift that services the home will take you from the Parking lot to the Main level (called Whitewater Lodge) where you should enter upon arrival. The Lift has a 700-pound capacity. An adult must accompany anyone under the age of 18 to ride the Tram.
• Check-in & Check-out: Check-in is after 3PM on Friday. Check-out is by 10AM on Friday.
• Recommended Items to Bring: Groceries (the closest market in Cashiers, which is 16 miles away), paper products, laundry & dish detergent, firewood, floats/tubes/life vests for water lounging, fishing poles and fishing licenses. (*linens and towels are provided)
• Please limit trash. Trash Fee will apply for removal of excess (more than 7 large bags) or for un-bagged trash (trash bags are provided).
• Boat rental near and delivery available from Jocassee Outdoors Center
• Property is located in a gated and protected area managed by Duke Energy. Guests must arrive before 6pm on the first night before the gate closes. Once guest arrives at the house, there is a keycard available for use, that will give you 24hr gate access. Lost or missing keycard is $250 replacement fee.

Keywords: mountain home, lakefront home, estate, mountain retreat, lake retreat, 5 bedrooms

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Owner

Member since: 2010

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 60%
Calendar last updated: 04/19/2017

Property Type

  • Chateau / Country House
  • 4200 sq. ft.
  • Elevator : Available but only for handicapped use only

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 10
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Age 35 or older; younger allowed only with pre-approval. ...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Separate living and gathering space and covered patio for children - just when they need a break!...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

  • Tower bedroom: 1 king

    Master bedroom on top floor, Private balcony...moreless

  • Lower King bedroom: 1 king

    Private balcony with access to grounds...moreless

  • Lower double beds: 2 double

    Lower bedroom, access to covered porch...moreless

  • Bunk Area: 2 child bed

    Built in bunk with play and sleep areas...moreless

  • Main level bedroom: 1 queen

    Accessible main level of home, balcony...moreless

  • Master bedroom: 1 king

    Elegant, private balcony. Overlooks main great room...moreless

  • King size beds (3) Master bedroom, tower and lower level master, Queen size Bed (1) Main level, Double Beds (2) Two double beds in one downstairs bedroom., Bunk Beds (1) Hideaway built-in...moreless

Bathrooms: 6 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Main level ensuite: toilet, shower

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  • Master bathroom, ensuite: toilet, shower

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  • Ensuite, tower bathroom: toilet, shower

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  • Main level 3rd level: toilet, shower

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  • Ensuite lower king : toilet, shower

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  • Multi-room bathroom : toilet, combination tub/shower

    Separate areas for sink, toilet, tub shower. Easy to share...moreless

  • Main level powder room: toilet

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Other Amenities

  • Second lock out honeymoon suite/tower with it's own private bedroom and kitchen, tram system that goes from top parking area all the way down to the dock (for easy unpacking or elderly/handicap access), waterfront views and porches on all 5 en suite bedrooms, private putt-putt course, giant chess board, reflection chapel, hiking trails, fishing, biking, boating, scuba diving, skiing, golfing, and more....moreless

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    4 flat screen TV present in great room and lower level living room, master bedroom and upper master...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Television - Flat screen, 2 in Main and lower level and in 2 Master bedroom...moreless

  • Toys:

    Under the stair cozy hiding/play place just right for kids....moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Golf Course Front
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront:

    views of lake with mountain backdrop from all of home...moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Watch the sunrise from behind the backdrop of blue ridges and the earth's shadow travelling up the mountains at sunset. ...moreless

  • Rural:

    The mountain town of Cashiers is about 17 miles from the home. Also Highlands is great for restaurants, Clemson Football...moreless

  • Water View
  • Waterfront:

    Just a tram ride and steps away from the lake. Boat access is through Devil's Fork State Park. Boat trailer parking available at Overlook, Fisher Knob at property ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining:

    Centrally located, table seats more than 12. Additional foldout dining table for 8...moreless

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Central heating and air...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator:

    Available but only for handicapped use only...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Outdoor gas for those nights with viewing the stars!...moreless

  • Gas Fireplace:

    (4) Master bedroom, lower main living room,upper master Outdoor gas fireplace...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Soaring ceilings and a special gathering place...moreless

  • Parking:

    Park off Fisher Knob near overlook or go down Jocassee Haven Road to steps to home...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    At the Overlook, off Fisher Knob Road...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Available off Fisher Knob road on property...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace:

    Main level great room - gas lit but wood on site...moreless

Kitchen

  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker:

    Keurig Available - bring your own pods, Regular coffee pot also available...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Keurig Available - Bring your own coffee pods , Crockpot available...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Service for 12 or more...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Two dishwashers make cleaning up easy...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Beautiful centrally located. Great for sharing the work...moreless

  • Microwave:

    Built in...moreless

  • Oven
  • Refrigerator:

    Also separate ice maker...moreless

  • Stove:

    Gas, multi-burner with grill area...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Private balconies from all bedrooms...moreless

  • Bicycles:

    Mountain biking on Foothill Trail. Great for training with elevation...moreless

  • Boat:

    Rentals for week from www.jocasseeoutdoorcenter.com...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Large main level deck with grill, outdoor fireplace and seating makes events spectacular Covered Patio for being outside all weather...moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Off Season
Jan 6 - May 25, 2017
2 night min stay
$650
$4,500
Summer Season
May 26 - Sep 4, 2017
7 night min stay

$5,800

Changeover Day: Friday

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$650
$4,500

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning (non-refundable $290
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
  • Tax Rate 7%

Notes:

Responsible party must be 35 years of age or older to rent this property. Elevator is limited for handicapped use and with adult supervision and must have owner approval before using. Sixty (60) Day Cancellation applies for both renter an owner (see contract for details). Administrative fee of $150 for cancellation any time after reservation.


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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Jocassee Gorges is one of the top 50 places to visit in the world as listed by National Geographic. This home lies in the Jocassee Gorges. Some of the plants and flora that exist here are not seen anywhere else in North America. Spectacular!

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

Why the Owner Chose Salem, SC, USA:
We also have our own home on Lake Jocassee for over 30 years. The lake is spectacular any time of the year. There are less than 40 houses on the lake, one boat access and more than 75 miles of shoreline. The Jocassee Sanctuary, Whitewater Lodge is now available for rental and also offered for Shared Sale o those who know the special magic surrounding Lake Jocassee. Lake Jocassee is known by some as the Lake Tahoe of the East. With its crystal clear waters surrounded by thousands of acres of State protected land. Nowhere else that has the same magic as Lake Jocassee!

The Unique Benefits at this Chateau / Country House:
Whitewater Lodge of The Jocassee Club is one of those rare places that always seems to build a deeper connection between family, friends, and the natural world with each visit.


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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 60%
Calendar last updated: 04/19/2017

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  • 'Amazing, Special, Unique' what previous guests say - come see for yourself

    'Amazing, Special, Unique' what previous guests say - come see for yourself

  • The kitchen rivals ones in finest restaurants, warm and for central gatherings

    The kitchen rivals ones in finest restaurants, warm and for central gatherings

  • 5 large en-suite bedrooms with private balconies and lake front views,

    5 large en-suite bedrooms with private balconies and lake front views,

  • Gorgeous arched ceilings on the main level will take your breath away.

    Gorgeous arched ceilings on the main level will take your breath away.

  • The lake - access via huge dock with sunning deck, two boat slips and walkway

    The lake - access via huge dock with sunning deck, two boat slips and walkway

  • Chess anyone?  Outdoor play is just outside the door.

    Chess anyone? Outdoor play is just outside the door.

  • Details, details -stunning lakefront views from all levels!

    Details, details -stunning lakefront views from all levels!

  • Each and every room features the finest craftsmanship & attention to detail.

    Each and every room features the finest craftsmanship & attention to detail.

  • Ahh..spring the rhododendrons foretell the first view of summer to come

    Ahh..spring the rhododendrons foretell the first view of summer to come

  • New terrain along all 75 miles of shoreline

    New terrain along all 75 miles of shoreline

  • Bouldering - well if you plan on also getting wet -lake jocassee in summer!

    Bouldering - well if you plan on also getting wet -lake jocassee in summer!

  • Lake Jocassee - lake less travelled and unrivaled beauty!

    Lake Jocassee - lake less travelled and unrivaled beauty!

  • Breathtaking lakefront views from  main level 830 sqft patio with fireplace

    Breathtaking lakefront views from main level 830 sqft patio with fireplace

  • Elegant, spacious beautifully appointed - the home exudes comfort and intimacy

    Elegant, spacious beautifully appointed - the home exudes comfort and intimacy

  • Master Bathroom - luxurious and elegant.

    Master Bathroom - luxurious and elegant.

  • Cozy up to this granite counter main level bar in great room, next to kitchen.

    Cozy up to this granite counter main level bar in great room, next to kitchen.

  • Gorgeous hearth in main level great room; the heart of the home.

    Gorgeous hearth in main level great room; the heart of the home.

  • Every level has its own master bedroom, each warm, elegant with outside balcony

    Every level has its own master bedroom, each warm, elegant with outside balcony

  • The open kitchen (there are 2), living room & dining room are ideal for family.

    The open kitchen (there are 2), living room & dining room are ideal for family.

  • Wright Creek Falls - just a few minutes from the home

    Wright Creek Falls - just a few minutes from the home

  • Beauty in all seasons -come summer and small waterfalls will welcome you

    Beauty in all seasons -come summer and small waterfalls will welcome you

  • A cozy nook to read or snooze - many such places in the home

    A cozy nook to read or snooze - many such places in the home

  • lake Jocassee - view of the lake on the road to Cashiers, NC

    lake Jocassee - view of the lake on the road to Cashiers, NC

  • Early Fall - Laurel Falls, Lake Jocassee, spectacular on the mountains

    Early Fall - Laurel Falls, Lake Jocassee, spectacular on the mountains

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This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Thursday, April 27, 2017

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