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

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Details
Property
house
Sleeps
10
Bedrooms
5
Bathrooms
5
Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights

About the property

House, 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 2 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.

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Owner
Valerie
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 23, 2017

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(77 traveler reviews)

Perfect Lakefront Retreat at Lake James! 5BD/5BA, Pontoon Boat Avail, Discounts!
average rating of 4.987013 based on 77 reviews
5

Beautifully decorated and we'll kept property. Extremely spacious for our group of 8.

  • 5 of 5

This house is simply beautiful! Other than food everything you will ever need is provided. Lake view is picture perfect. We could not have asked for better accommodations. And the owner of this property was extremely attentive in making sure we had a good experience. We are definitely looking forward to returning in the summer.

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
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5

Amazing Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Everything about this house and this place was really amazing. To begin, the house is very classily furnished in everyway. Then to walk out on the back porch and see the view is so relaxing and beautiful. But to get out on the lake in the pontoon boat really takes the cake! Taking the boat out and stopping to play on one of the islands is only topped by coming back and spending the sunset around a firepit right on the water and right at the back door. How amazing! Take a hike up Short Off mountain and see the lake from there. I'd recommend this vacation home to everyone!

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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5

Amazing! The view is breathtaking

  • 5 of 5

This place was amazing! Home away from home. Our family enjoyed it so much and looking forward to making another visit.

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
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5

Lake House Retreat - EVERYTHING PLUS!!

  • 5 of 5

Lake House Retreat was an AMAZING location and property for our family's Annual Retreat!! The house was immaculate and included everything you'd have at home. The grounds were beautiful and LAKE JAMES is breathtaking. We will absolutely return.

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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5

Fabulous Vacation

  • 5 of 5

The photos on the website convinced me this was going to be an excellent vacation. The photos didn't nearly do it justice! Way better than I ever expected. Valerie and Audrey were both attentive and genuinely concerned about our comfort. Can't wait to go back.

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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5

Great for a 3 generation vacation

  • 5 of 5

Lakefront Retreat is Perfect. The 10 of us enjoyed ourselves immensely. The kitchen included seasonings, bowls with lids to store left overs, clips to fasten bags of food, plus 2 frig drawers & a wine cooler, as well as 2 refrigerators, 2 dishwashers, 2 washing machines, 2 dryers & 5 full bathrooms. WE didn't USE one of the showers, nor the Jacuzzi tubs, or 1 of the dishwashers. Everything else was used including the Keurig, the waffle maker, the grill, both ovens, & both microwaves. Monitoring how many showers & machines are using water at any one time may help improve water pressure when needed for getting shampoo out of long hair.

The 15 foot diving board was used by 5 of us. The others watched their antics! All the water toys were used in addition to the ones we brought with us. The pontoon boat was a nice trip 4 times. We'd anchor somewhere & jump in the lake. Granddad would take pictures of the different scenery. Bear Creek Marina was a convenient 24 hrs a day credit card site. The nearer marina was never open when we would have wanted to be out. The boat does require having at least 2 able people other than the captain to use it.

The lake wasn't busy at all during the week, & not uncomfortably busy on Sunday. Young adults would SUP three miles or more at a time! Grandy would manage 0.5-1.0 miles paddling kayak or SUP.

The movie theater was a real hit with the younger grandkids. Probably would have been with the young adults also, but the Olympics were calling us every night!

Pool table challenged the families - kids vs parents, or sons vs fathers, or siblings competing with each other. The Wii Rock Band was great! Kids & parents took turns playing and singing! Foosball table got a real workout.

Hikes in the nearby Catawba Section of Lake James St Park and the South Mtn St Pk were also fun. Youngest ones hunted Pokemon while grandparents watched and the older ones went to explore Black Mtn one afternoon & had dinner.

The new house next door was moved into while we were there, so complaints about the building noise should now be finished.

The house is 3 stories. The main floor can be accessed without any steps. The lake cannot be reached from the house without doing steps. Lake is very convenient, dock is close, but it is 2 flights of stairs down to the lake, so I'm not suggesting it for people with mobility limitations. Ingles Grocery and Wal-Mart are 8-9 miles away - takes 20 minutes.

THIS IS A GREAT PLACE!!

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Nearest Point of Interest
Marion Lake Golf Club

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Rates & Availability

Marion Lake Club House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
2017 Spring I
Mar 17 2017 - Apr 8 2017
2 night minimum stay
$575
From
$775
Fri,Sat
$3,750
 
 
2017 Easter
Apr 9 2017 - Apr 18 2017
3 night minimum stay
$575
From
$775
Fri,Sat
$3,750
 
 
2017 Spring II
Apr 19 2017 - Apr 27 2017
2 night minimum stay
$575
From
$775
Fri,Sat
$3,750
 
 
2017 Spring III
Apr 28 2017 - May 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
$650
From
$850
Fri,Sat
$4,275
 
 
2017 Early Summer
May 26 2017 - Jun 9 2017
4 night minimum stay
$750
From
$900
Fri,Sat
$5,800
 
 
2017 Summer I
Jun 10 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$6,675
 
 
2017 Summer II
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 28 2017
7 night minimum stay
$6,975
 
 
2017 Summer III
Jul 29 2017 - Aug 11 2017
7 night minimum stay
$6,675
 
 
Late Summer
Aug 12 2017 - Aug 25 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$5,750
 
 
Late Summer II
Aug 26 2017 - Sep 5 2017
5 night minimum stay
$800
From
$950
Fri,Sat,Sun
$5,400
 
 
2017 Fall
Sep 6 2017 - Oct 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
$650
From
$850
Fri,Sat
$4,500
 
 
2017 Fall II
Oct 27 2017 - Nov 7 2017
2 night minimum stay
$600
From
$750
Fri,Sat
$3,750
 
 
2017 Thanksgiving
Nov 19 2017 - Nov 26 2017
6 night minimum stay
$825
$4,950
 
 
2017 Winter Holidays
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 3 2018
5 night minimum stay
$850
$4,950
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$500
From
$625
Fri,Sat
$3,325
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $250 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $99
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 11.75%

Rates are for up to 10 persons in group.

*** Discounts available for small groups, last minute, mid-week, and multi-day 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.

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Amenities

Marion Lake Club House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 6600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
  • 5
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single
    Loft - 1 twin/ single
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (2), full size folding crib, Highchair and booster seat available;
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 3 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • sledding
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Notes:
30' EASY close walk to lake and dock. No long steep steps!! Fire pit, diving board off double-decker party dock, canoe, 2 kayaks, 2 paddle boards, 24' Pontoon boat available as separate rental!

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:

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