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Excellent Accomodations/Excellent View/Excellent Location

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 2,200 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Lots of Room 2200 sq feet/Tastefully furnished/Few or no steps to water

* If you do not get a reply to your email within a couple of hours, please call or text me at 704-607-7078. For some reason I am not getting my emails in a timely fashion. Thank you and again I very much appreciate your interest in my home.

When you walk into this contemporary house of 2200 square feet, you are immediately drawn to the oversized greatroom. The entire back of the house is glass resulting in a panoramic view of the lake and equally as important, beautiful sunsets! Not only can you enjoy the views of the lake from the greatroom, you also have the same views from the master bedroom and the dining room/kitchen. The house is a beautifully furnished two bedroom house with a queen bed in each room (roll-away(s) available). Off the master bedroom, there is a bathroom which has a separate shower and garden tub. Likewise, the second bathroom has it own bath which consists of a 5-foot shower. A stack washer and dryer is located in this area as well. A 1/2 bath is available off of the great room. The dining room has sitting for six persons. If you need additional room for dining, there is a card/game table in the great room where there is sitting for four. The dining room attaches to a kitchen which has all the amenities of home: a smooth-top stove, a dishwasher, a built-in microwave, sitting for two at the bar, and a full-size refrigerator.

Outside amenites include: a floating dock (where you can tie up your boat during your visit), a covered gazebo, floation for enjoying the water, a deck which surrounds the house on three sides, furniture for the deck, a picnic table and a gas grill outside the dining area, an oversized two-car garage, extra covered parking attached to the garage (parking for one-car), fishing poles, bicycles (2), a concreted driveway to the house as well as the parking area, a covered carport as you enter the lot for additional parking or for parking your boat (most boats fit). Also available for your enjoyment is a 16 foot canoe and two kayaks along with lawn chairs and play toys for the water.

When entering the house from the road-side, you do not have any steps into the house. From the water-side of the house, when going down to the water, you do go down down a minimum number of steps to get to the water. You can go down the side of the house to get to the water with no steps. This house has a 1600 square foot basement which is not rented or occupied.

When you visit, you will feel as though you are in a 5-star hotel, only better, in that you have all the amenities of a home that a hotel can't offer. Another amenity is the location--To get to the home, you go down a 2 1/2 mile paved road which winds through the middle of 1300 acres of preserved forest. Wildlife is abundant in that their natural habitat has been preserved and it is not unusual to see the deer grazing by the road. Trails are available for you to walk or ride your bikes and observe the wildlife or just to enjoy the quietness of nature. Desire retail? You are within ten minutes from retail which includes Target, Home Depot, restaurants, Marshals, Bi-Lo, Harris Teeter, etc. Because Interstates 77, 85, 485 are near the home, you are able to get to uptown Charlotte within 20-25 minutes and to other locations around the city or surrounding cities such as Rock Hill, Gastonia, York, etc.

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More Details

Martha Edwards
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
August 16, 2018

About Martha Edwards

I am a retired school teacher/administrator of 30 years of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools. Likewise, my husband, Randy, was a civil service employee and was also in the military for over 42 years. Currently we are both retired (in name only!). Randy has a boat repair business and my business consists of making sure all my guests enjoy their visit on Lake Wylie.

Martha Edwards purchased this house in 1984

Why Martha Edwards chose Steele Creek

Randy and I lived in this house right after we got married and a number of years thereafter. We then built another house on five acres up the lake and moved there (truth be known-my husband wanted land on which to drive his tractor!). After having several full-time renters in the house, I decided to put the house up for vacation rental since I had enjoy renting 'Griff's Place' (#142984) through VRBO, I had a gentleman who rented Sanctuary 2 1/2 years when his job placed him in Charlotte. He had come on a temporary basis and decided he liked the home. He got re-located and the house was open again. I decided once again to rent the house via VRBO. Why? All the years I have been renting through 'vacation rental,' I have met such wonderful people from all over the world. It also brings me pleasure to know my home helped to make good memories for their family.

Will Randy and I ever move back to this home? I do hope to do so in the future. No matter where I have lived, this home remains 'my favorite place of all.' I hope you will think so at the end of your stay.

Welcome to our home.

Martha and Randy Edwards

What makes this house unique

Beautiful Sunsets

Panoramic View of the Lake

Close to Interstates/retail

An Exclusive Home beautifully Furnished

Wildlife Sanctuary


Steele Creek House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower , located in the master bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , 5 foot tile shower/2nd bedroom connects to this bath
    Greatroom Bath - toilet , Half bath located in Greatroom
  • 2.5 bathrooms
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (2) There is a queen bed in each bedroom, There is a cot(s) available. The greatroom is large enough to accommodate cot(s).
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 3 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Coffee maker, blender, toaster, electric can opener, electric mixer, crockpot, paper products provided, limited spices for cooking, iron, all linens/pillows, towels, bicycles (2), lifejackets for adults, gas grill, picnic table, outside chairs for patio, floation for the enjoyment of the water, near a popular site for boaters ('The Sandbar'), hair dryer, books/magazines, soap/toilet paper, ac/heat pump,all dishes and pots and pans,coffee, etc. Tangers Outlet with 90 stores is around 12 minutes from the house.


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(32 traveler reviews)

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Excellent Accomodations/Excellent View/Excellent Location
average rating of 4.96875 based on 32 reviews

Life on the lake

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week on the lake and enjoyed every moment.

Nice house with everything you need.

Deep water dock was great for swimming.

I would recommend this place to friends.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This was a beautiful property! The pictures just don’t do justice!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at the Sanctuary. Martha was wonderful to deal with and checked in with us several times to make sure we had everything we needed. The view from the upper deck is spectacular. We spent most evenings watching the sunset. We also spent an entire day on the dock and floating on the lake, which was fantastic as well! There is a lovely running trail- but beware- NC is hilly! There are deer everywhere. The inside of the home is spacious and the beds comfy. Martha has pretty much everything you need. She even has a blender and crock pots. The house is about 10 minutes from a grocery store, a couple restaurants and the outlet mall. It is about 30 minutes from Uptown Charlotte as well as the airport.

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful vacation.

  • 5 of 5

The house was beautiful. Nice, peaceful location. We really enjoyed sitting outside by the lake, watching all of the boats.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Easy living

  • 5 of 5

Great spot on the lake!!

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Top notch!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay. I'm a outdoorsman so this was just what I was looking for. Great location on the water with very quiet wooded neighborhood. Great fishing from the dock and the host was very nice. We didn't spend much time in the home, but it was comfortable and clean.

  • Submitted: May 24, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wondering charming home with amazing lake views

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful experience with the home and the area. Highly recommend staying here again. Beautiful views, very tranquil and inviting area

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
14 Miles
Charlotte-Douglas Internation
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Nearest Train
12 Miles
South Boulevard Connection to Lynx Light Rail

Near Carowinds Theme Park, The National Wildlife Center, Bank of America NFL Stadium, Charlotte Bobcat's NBA Arena, Discovery Place, Mecklenburg Aquatic Center, Blumenthal Performing Arts Center, NASCAR Hall of Fame, Lowe's Motor Speedway, Uptown Charlotte, Tega Cay, Ballentine, Matthews, Rock Hill, Gastonia, etc.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
Refundable damage deposit $200

Rates may change until reservation is confirmed. Prices may differ for holidays/events. Off-season call owner for information. July 4th week, a holiday surcharge of $150.00. If long-term stays, cancellation fee may vary if over a 7 night stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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