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Main Lake Luxury! Spectacular Panoramic Views! Tandem Kayak! Sleeps 8!

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 2,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

4 Bedrooms (including sleeper in theatre room), 2.5 baths, stone's TOSS to lake!

Approximately 2200 square feet in this accessory suite, located in the beautiful Lake Gaston gated community of Harbor Landing where the views are million dollars and the homes are all spectacular! The large master bedroom features a four poster, king bed and the secondary bedrooms feature queen beds and nightstand (with drawers). The master bedroom suite features two comfy sitting areas and a beautiful master bath as well as a wall mounted TV. Both front-bedrooms feature remarkable lake front views. The third and fourth bedroom (theater room) have lake views as well, but are not lake front rooms. The theater room has a 55-inch wall-mounted flat-screen TV, a queen sleeper sofa and additional seating. The well appointed kitchen is bright, open and airy. The living area features leather seating, a flat-screen TV and a full wall of windows that overlook Lake Gaston. In fact, sitting inside the home or out on the terrace, you feel like you are actually at the water's edge! Full size washer and dryer are included as is a Graco pack n' play and highchair. Down at the lake, a boat house with docking areas for your boat and/or PWC(s) features a sunning area as well as shaded spots. A tandem kayak is also available for your enjoyment (though you must provide your own lifejackets). The depth of the water off of the boathouse is about 16 feet! So feel free to jump right in!

About half a mile from the home, there is a community launch for ease of getting your boat and/or PWC to the boathouse.

More Details

Owner
Marianne
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 22, 2017

About Marianne

We are a family of 4 who cherish our times at Lake Gaston. Something about being on the water all day really bonds the family, and creates lasting memories. To us, grilling and watching the sun set at the end of a lake day is a treasured family tradition.

Why Marianne chose Lake Gaston

We chose Lake Gaston because lake life has always been important in our family through the generations. Our hope is that you will feel relaxed, rejuvenated and invigorated as you enjoy yourself in a luxurious setting with unforgettable views, in the hopes that you can create your own lasting memories. We place ourselves in your shoes in order to serve our Guests in the best and most comfortable way.

What makes this house unique

Heron House features an intimate space for smaller friend/family gatherings, and allows guests to have the "main lake" experience, without the McMansion main lake pricing, while maintaining a luxurious, fun-filled, and relaxing atmosphere. This allows for more meaningful time to spend with your friends and family, and of course allows Heron House to be an affordable vacation destination. The lake is so close that sitting on the patio feels as though you're at the water's edge. Getting to and from the entrance to the home is without steps and the rental is a single level. From the home to the boathouse features minimal stairs for ease of access. The main living area of the floor plan is open and bright.

Amenities

Macon House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Both full bathrooms have dual sinks. The towels are for indoor use only, not meant to be lake towels.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen sleeper sofa in the theatre room/4th bedroom
    Master Bedroom - 1 king
  • King bedroom has a fantastic four poster, king size bed. Secondary bedrooms (including the 4th bedroom/theatre room) feature queen-size beds. Plus, a Graco Pack n' Play for new parent convenience.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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Main Lake Luxury! Spectacular Panoramic Views! Tandem Kayak! Sleeps 8!
average rating of 4.678571 based on 28 reviews
5

Beautiful home with a million dollar view!

  • 5 of 5

What a gem! Beautiful home with awesome deep water acces! Huge deck/ porch great for meals or a cup of coffee. Beautiful decor and my kids loved the theatre room! Do not forget the bicycles, the children loved biking around the street. Peaceful, tranquil getaway! We did not want to leave!!! Sundeck is great and kids loved swimming right in front of the dock! My family will definitely be returning! Marrianne is so nice and truly wants you to enjoy your stay! Love you Heron House!!

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much! We can't begin to tell you how much we love to hear when our guests feel exactly as we feel about Heron House. We will love to have you back as one of our VIP return guests!
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Lovely house in a great location

  • 4 of 5

We had a terrific week at Heron House. The lake is gorgeous and there are beautiful views along the whole length of the house. The house is very well furnished and clean. The owner, Marianne was very responsive and helpful. We grilled at the house and ate at the local restaurants a few nights too. Had a great experience renting stand up paddle boards from A F Wake, who were very helpful. Would love to stay there again!

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4. July get away

  • 5 of 5

We where a group of friends and loved the place. The house was very clean and the view was stunning.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Breathtaking very lovely

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful time

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great property with beautiful views!!!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first stay at the Heron House. We were very impressed with the cleanliness, amenities and furnishings. The view from the porch was spectacular. Marianne was easy to work with and attentive to our needs. We look forward to another stay.

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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One of the best views of the lake!

  • 4 of 5

We had a great family experience. The views are fantastic during the day as well as morning and night. The sunset views are amazing from the porch or the dock. The owners are easy to deal with and responsive. Nice house and nice neighborhood.

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
75 Miles
Raleigh-Durham (RDU)
Car: necessary

Lake Gaston is truly one of the most outstanding lakes in the country. It's great for swimming, boating, fishing, jet skiing, wake boarding, water skiing and much more. It is approximately 34 miles long (and Heron House is almost in the middle at mile marker 14), a mile and a half at the widest part, and has over 350 miles of shoreline and over 20,000 surface acres of clear water. One of the greatest features of the lake is that because it is used for generating power, it must be kept within 1 foot of it's normal level by regulation. Due to this, even when the surrounding lakes are low, Lake Gaston is at or very near it's normal levels. Lake Gaston is conveniently located on the border between North Carolina and Virginia (in fact, you can see the Virginia border buoy at the mouth of Poplar Creek across from Heron House) between routes I-85 on the North West and I-95 on the East. Lake Gaston and Heron House are an easy 1.5 hour drive from Richmond, Virginia and about the same from Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina. Heron House is just a 20 minute boat or car ride from Eaton's Ferry (Morningstar) Marina, WatersView Restaurant, and the local grocery stores and other restaurants. Eaton's Ferry is a great resource for local information, watercraft rentals and service, and a quick stop for marine gas and food. While there, be sure to buy some fish food and take some time to feed the wild catfish, carp, and fowl that make Eaton's Ferry their home. WatersView Restaurant is the local go-to place for great food and views of the lake. (Hint: Sunday Brunch is delicious!) With great views and fine, yet casual dining, both Eaton's Ferry and WatersView Restaurants are good local treasures to experience. In addition, there's also the Rosemont Winery which is located about 10 minutes away where you can have a wine tasting and enjoy a nice lunch. Visit or call (434)636-9463. Visit www.lakedirectory.net, to learn more about Lake Gaston including more places to eat as well as additional activities, etc.

Here is some other general information:

•Casa Mia's | Italian fare, pizza, subs & dinners. 208 East South Main Street, Littleton | 252.586.6060

•Grandpa's Kitchen | Serving GR8T BBQ since 1997, 149 East South Main Street, Littleton | 252.586.2311

•The Pointe | Casual Waterfront Dining. 1865 Eaton Ferry Rd Littleton | 252.586.0466

•Washburn's Marina | 2192 River Road, Henrico, on Pea Hill Creek, Grill, gas and groceries by boat or car | 252.537.1335

•Watersview Restaurant | Lakefront Dining, Thursday - Sunday, 2107 Eaton Ferry Rd, Littleton. | 252.586.2814

•Subway | 2377 Eaton Ferry Road | 252.586.0505

•Pino's | Pizza and Subs, 4331 Gaston Road, Gaston, VA | 434.577.2120

•David's Restaurant & Catering | Nightly Specials Tuesday - Saturday. Sunday brunch. On the Avenue, Roanoke Rapids. | 252. 537.3262

Groceries

•Food Lion | Hwy 903 At River Road Beside LG Chamber of Commerce

•Piggly Wiggly | Highway 158 East side of Littleton

Boat Service

•Lake Gaston Sales & Service | (252)586-4002

•Kidd Brothers Marine | (434)636-3967 | Specializing in pontoon repair.

Play Some Golf

•Lake Gaston Golf Club - Gasburg, VA | Public

•River Ridge Golf Club - Bracey, VA | (804)636-2989 | Public

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Rates & Availability

Macon House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Peak Summer Again
Jul 14 2017 - Aug 25 2017
4 night minimum stay
$395
$2,265
 
 
Summer
Aug 26 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$325
 
 
Labor Day
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
$425
 
 
Fall ~ 2017
Sep 4 2017 - Nov 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
$280
$1,720
$5,550
 
 
Thanksgiving ~ 2017
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 25 2017
4 night minimum stay
$290
 
 
Late Fall
Nov 26 2017 - Dec 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
$245
$1,050
 
 
Holiday
Dec 22 2017 - Dec 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$225
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $120
Damage Deposit $400

Unless otherwise agreed to in writing, check-in time is 4PM on arrival date & check-out time is 10AM on departure date. The tandem kayak is available for your enjoyment, however, no lifejackets are provided. You must supply your own lifejackets as they are required according to North Carolina law.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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