Enjoy the full lake adventure with 3 boats & 2 jet skis available (reasonable fees). Our property is a lake front paradise with almost 2 acres for your pleasure on Lake Murray near the dam on the Lexington side. We have a pest control service, so that it is virtually MOSQUITO FREE. Which makes a BIG difference in your enjoyment of property.
As close to Columbia, and all USC Sports Venues as you can be. Large deck with a hot tub as well as kayaks, floats & bikes included. Your own private stairs with upper deck to the 2 Bedroom, 1 Bath suite with Open Kitchen Living Area. The entire upstairs is your private paradise with views of the lake.
We are on a peninsula with lake views from almost every window. The second story makes for an expansive view and feeling, especially from your deck. The lake front outside area consists of 3 decks, 1 dock, sandy beach, large yard with croquet, bocce ball, cornhole, kayaks, bikes, tables and chairs along with big screen TV. What more can you ask for!
The upstairs suite is new with 2 Bedrooms and 1 Bath. The large open living room and full kitchen area have a big screen TV, Firestick, DVD player, movies, games, pool table, couch, breakfast nook with window overlooking lake, and more. There is a charcoal grill in the yard and a propane grill on deck.
There is a King bed in the large master bedroom, and big screen TV as well as a sitting area with a window overlooking the lake. The 2nd. bedroom has a queen bed. A blow up mattress is available.
Fresh clean linens are on the beds with extra sheets, blankets and pillows. Fresh clean towels in your private bathroom. Iron and Ironing board in closet. Hair dryer in bathroom drawer.
Outside we have swings, tables and chairs to hang out and have a cold beer or a glass of wine and relax and enjoy the beauty. Our yard is beautiful with lush green grass and a large variety of flowers blooming in spring and summer. We have two docks on our property for docking your boat or fishing or just hanging out. We also have a 30 AMP R.V. hook up outside that can be rented on a short term basis. This area is shaded and private and perfect if you would like to bring your own home and also share the amenities of our property. We have a free boat ramp available too. We have a friend who will do fishing charters and pick you up at one of our two docks. We have a fire chiminia for cool fall nights.
We live downstairs. And will probably be there during your stay. I will be glad to answer any questions you may have about the area and talk to you about boating or jet skiing excursions. The yard and downstairs deck space is shared with us. We can share conversations and hang out if interested. We are also happy to respect your privacy is that is your preference. We have a Big Screen TV outside by the lake under the garage building awning for watching any sports you may want. We also have Amazon Echo and Alexa can play any music you request.
Coffee maker with Coffee, creamer and sugar and will be set up for your enjoyment upstairs.
Experience a once-in-a-lifetime viewing of purple martins at one of North America’s largest purple martin roosts. During summer evenings, hundreds of thousands of purple martins travel to the 12 acre Doolittle Island in Lake Murray to nest. This little island (nicknamed Bomb Island from 1940s WWII bombing practice) attracts thousands of bird enthusiasts to witness this unparalleled event. We offer excursions to our guests for this sunset cruise, where you can see thousands of purple martins up close and enjoy time on Lake Murray.
We will also host deck boat outings and jet ski rides for reasonable additional fees. My husband is a licensed Captain and we will take you out on Sunset cruise and Purple Martin cruises as well as cruising around the dam or to any of the marinas and restaurants on the lake.
Boat and Jet ski Rental Info: For responsible Adults who are boat savvy!
The rental fee for the jet skis are $40 per hour.
22 Ft. Slyvan Deck Boat with 150 Yamaha 2 Stroke motor rental is $30 per hour or $100 for 1/2 day or $150 for a full day.
16 Ft. Bayliner Element Deck boat with 60 Mercury 4 Stroke Motor: $40 per hour, $125 for 1/2 Day, $200 Full Day
18 Ft. Center console Bayliner Trophy Fishing Boat with 135 Yamaha 2 stroke with I-Pilot trolling motor and Garmin 8 inch GPS: $30 per hour or $100 for 1/2 day or $150 for a full day
Like a rental car they are full of fuel and you replace fuel prior to returning. There is a marina right across the cove from us where you can refuel.
There are many good restaurants close by. For special occasions Travinia is good. Libby's is good for sandwiches and beer. A block away is Levi's Lake House which has good oven brick pizza. Lizards Thicket is good for country cooking, breakfast, Lunch and dinner.
The use of the Kayaks are included at no fee.
The islands we go to are the 1st two islands from the east end. Spence Island and Bomb Island. Bomb island was the site of the WW11 Doolittle Raiders practicing to drop bombs prior to Hiroshima.
If you want any snacks or adult beverages. There is a Dollar General two blocks away and a Super Wal-Mart and all other stores are less than two miles. Lexington Discount Beverages have the best prices for adult beverages and it less that 2 miles away.
The Lake Murray dam which is less than 1/2 mile from us is great for walking, running or biking. It has a beautiful view. We have bikes available for use, they are included. There is a popular park close by. It is called Saluda Shoals Park. Let us know what your interests are prior to your arrival, so that we can give you suggestions. Also an approximate time of your arrival.
Saluda Shoals Park and The Riverbanks Zoo both have a beautiful Christmas Extravaganza through the end of December.