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Duncampen, A Lakeside Home At Linville Land Harbor

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Space 2,300 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

4 Bedroom, 3.5 Bathrooms, Great Room and Play Room

[RATE NOTE: Rental rates range from $88/night (monthly) to a maximum of $250/night(Daily). Click on "RATES for details.]

"I'd take $200,000 for the house and turn down $1,000,000 for the deck" Dad used to say as we sipped bourbon in the cool of the evening watching the canoes across the lake.

After camping in their travel trailer for many years both over the road and at Land Harbor my parents bought a lakefront lot and built a house. When the house was finished there was a party and Mother named the house "Duncampen" as she was so pleased with her home and never wanted to see another travel trailer. If you are "done camping" you might enjoy a trip to "Duncampen" as well.

This house has so much to offer that you really need to see the pictures and the Land Harbor video to appreciate it. After the deck most folks talk about the dining room on the lake, a beautiful glassed room adjacent to the deck and the great room.

The great room houses the kitchen and the lovely solid cherry breakfast bar, a generous gathering area, and a sitting area facing the beautiful floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace and 55" Smart LED TV.

The Kitchen is equipped with all stainless steel appliances including a very quiet dishwasher and disposal and granite counter tops. A separate ice maker is located to be convenient to the Dinning Room, the Great Room and the deck for added convenience.

The Master bedroom has a walk in closet, and a master bath with a two sink vanity, a large soaking tub with adjustable air/water jets, and a separate toilet room.

The guest bedroom has a double bed with a semi-private bath. The bathroom is accessible from the Great Room and the Guest Room.

The staircase between the Upper and Lower level of the house has a middle landing with casement windows at the top and at the middle for amazing ventilation. The walls and ceiling of the staircase were hand made of tongue and grove wood, built board-by-board by my father and then finished with a medium gloss clear varnish.

The lower level has two bedrooms, one with a 1/2 bath-utility room and the other a full bath. The Play Room is a large TV (55" smart TV) and a huge couch.

More Details

Owner
Charlie Milford
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 15, 2017

About Charlie Milford

Charlie and Marsha Milford. We are retired, Marsha as a nurse and me as a business manager. We own the house with my sister and my brother-in-law. It was built by my father in his retirement years. We live on Lake Blalock in Northern Spartanburg, SC.

Charlie Milford purchased this house in 2005

Why Charlie Milford chose Linville

It has been a big part of our lives. Our children slept in the loft above the kitchen and remember to this day their grandfather waking them with the smell of country ham cooking on the stove below.

We have just completed fully updating the house with 2015 styles and know that Mother would love it. She named the home 'Duncampen' as she really was done camping! It is a lovely place to rest and a great spot to jump from. Either way, there is more to do in these wonderful hills than you will ever get done.

Having guests share in the beauty of this place is a great joy of ours. It helps to defray the costs, but more than that the best is squeezing one more day of pleasure from this house for a growing list of friends of Duncampen.

We have tried for nearly 50 years... first as campers and then at Duncampen.

What makes this house unique

Lots of space, great view and all the benefits of Linville Land Harbor for a very reasonable fee. The house has 4 bedrooms with beds for 8 adults, a large sofa in the play room, a medium sofa in the great room and a children's loft above the kitchen. As many as 12 people can sleep happily.

Amenities

Land Harbor House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Resort ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bathroom Suite - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , 2 Sinks in one piece vanity, separate toilet room
    Upper Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Entrance from Great Room and Guest Room
    Lower Level Bathroom - toilet , shower , Entrance from hall and Lower Level Bedroom #1
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , Off Lower Level Bedroom #2.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Walk in closet
    Guest Bedroom - 1 double , Private access to upper level bathroom
    Lower Level Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single , Private entranve to lower level bathroom
    Lower Level Bedroom 2 - 1 double , Private access to half bath/utility room with washer and dry
  • Additional Sleeping space- The loft above the kitchen is a favorite spot for children. It has a 2" thick covered foam mattress, a short and wide box for storage, and a net covered wood rail for safety. As many as three children may sleep comfortably. There is a huge sofa in the lower level play room that sleeps one adult and a normal sofa in the great room that can sleep a shorter adult or child.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Standby Generator with Automatic Transfer Switch

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(20 traveler reviews)

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Duncampen, A Lakeside Home At Linville Land Harbor
average rating of 4.8 based on 20 reviews
5

Family of Ten Gathering-Excellent Property!

  • 5 of 5

Duncampen property was excellent for our family of ten gathering. Very adequate sleeping spaces and loft for 4 kids! Our grands slept in the loft three nights Best lake views of all rental properties in area. Million dollar view! Best property for 10 family members for area winter or summer!

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your 5 star review. Of course I left the same review for you this morning. We are glad you enjoyed the house as much as we do. You might find it interesting that my niece called to ask me if we could have a 3 generation gathering this spring. We hope you will come to visit again soon. Charlie
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Duncampen. A Lakeside Home at Linville Land Harbor or as I call it "Heaven on Earth"

  • 5 of 5

We had the pleasure of spending just about the entire month of June at Duncampen in Linville Land Harbor. From the moment we walked in the door we felt as though we were home - all the amenities we were looking for plus! During our stay we hosted two different family reunions (my family and then my husband's family), and three different couples came up to visit. Each and everyone has asked if we plan to go back to Duncampen again next year - our response is a resounding "yes" if it is available again in June. The house was in pristine condition, the porch overlooking the lake was breathtaking. Anyone looking for a home away from home would know they found it! My husband practiced retirement while there and is now a few steps closer. Charlie and Marsha were excellent hosts and immediately responded whenever I had a question. A five star review! Julie and Dave Soderquist

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place to stay!!

  • 5 of 5

Me and my family spend New Year's Eve 2017, and we had a wonderful time there. From the beginning, the Owner Charlie was very helpful, the house was very clean , well maintained and very cozy. I highly recommend this house, and I want to say thank you Charlie for all your help!! God bless you!! I hope to be back soon!!

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great house with a view

  • 5 of 5

This house has everything. Individual heating in all the bedrooms so each guest can have the temperature just like they like it. Although the November sunset does not go over the lake in view of the picture window or deck, the evening light and ducks and geese landing in the lake were excellent. This place is worth visiting in every season.

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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absolutely perfect!!

  • 5 of 5

had a wonderful stay here. The owner could not have been more gracious. the house is perfect, situated in a resort like community with access to golf, tennis, hiking, game rooms for the kids and access to the lake for canoeing. very close to Linville Falls for scenic trails and Banner Elk for any retail needs. will definitely return!!

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful House in a Beautiful Setting

  • 5 of 5

Our families had the best time. There was plenty of room and the area offered a variety of activities for young and old. We took advantage of the swimming pool and played bingo one night at the recreation center. We were able to eat out on the deck and took advantage of the magnificent view. We even saw a Bald Eagle and lots of shooting stars at night. This house is great for families or just adults who want to get away from the busy city.

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Asheville, NC
Nearest Golf
Linville Land Harbor
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
US Highway 221
Nearest Ski
9.7 Miles
Sugar Mountain, Beech Mountain
Car: necessary

Linville Land Harbor is a high mountain resort community with year round access. Please see the video on YouTube at:

Photos

Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Damage Insurance $59

For clarification: A week is up to 7 nights in any calendar week (2:00 P.M. Sunday through 11:00 A.M.Saturday) for $980.

A month is 28 to 31 days of any calendar month for $2400. Breaking the calendar boundaries (splitting weeks or months while wanting to pay the reduced fee) might be arranged if scheduling permits.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.