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Lake Murray Home Close To Columbia With Spectacular Views of Ballentine Cove

Bedrooms 4
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights

About the property

Sleeps 8. 3 Bedrooms plus sleeping loft. 2 Bathrooms.

CAll me for a nice discount!!!!! Enjoy the lake at the end of our dock on deep water with boat ramp on site. Fish or swim or watch the wildlife from an upstairs bedroom balcony. Very close to Columbia's numerous historic sites and recreation. Three bedrooms and two bathrooms with an additional Loft area for sleeping. Downstairs bedroom one has private bathroom and double bed. Downstairs bedroom two has a twin bed with additional twin trundle bed. Upstairs bedroom 3 has a full bed and private balcony. Upstairs loft sleeping area has a double bed and private balcony. Enjoy nearby entertainment options with boat rentals and scenic restaurants. Secluded house at the end of private road in quiet residential area. This is a family house and our wish is that our guests will enjoy the peace and serenity.PH 803 7872787.

Please note holiday rates may vary. Please call for holiday rates .

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Kay Stafford 803 787 2787
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
December 6, 2016

About Kay Stafford 803 787 2787

Our family and friends have enjoyed this lake house as a quiet retreat from the rush and hurry of running a small business . Although the house is small compared to many newer houses, we loved being able to view the lake from all rooms and the secluded

feeling of being at the end of a private road with lots of trees and a nice yard for games. We also loved being so close to Columbia we could drive up for a quick swim or lunch.

Why Kay Stafford 803 787 2787 chose South Carolina

We are on the main part of the lake.with year round deep water. Close t o Ft Jackson and the greatest soldiers in the world and USC and downtown Columbia with its lovely waterfront dining and other activities

What makes this cottage unique

Beautiful lake views from all sides . Close to everything and yet secluded feeling at the end of a dead end rd on a peninsula.


4/5 -
(5 traveler reviews)

Lake Murray Home Close To Columbia With Spectacular Views of Ballentine Cove
average rating of 4.0 based on 5 reviews

Awesome Outside Setting, House needs Improvement

  • 2 of 5

Located in a very quiet and nice neighborhood, convenient to highways, shopping, marina, restaurant. The outside setting is spectacular, right on the lake shore, with a long dock, great for fishing, swimming in season, bonfire pit just feet from the water. This is an older house in need of repair and professional cleaning. Not well provisioned in terms of kitchen needs. Beds extremely uncomfortable. Owner was responsive to our inquiries and quickly fixed few issues that arose during our month-long stay here February 2016.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ms Leskis was our guest for the month of Feb.We did a spring refurbish in March with new mattresses rugs and other upgrades including the kitchen. I wish Ms Leskis had informed me of her issues and I would have addressed them quickly with a reclean and new mattresses which we had bought. We did some winter storm damage repairs which we noticed after her visit. i am sorry she was not completely satisfied. Our family works hard to provide a clean comfortable house for our guests and always address any issues in a timely manner if we are informed of them.
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Memorial Day weekend.

  • 3 of 5

Older home needing some updating and renovations. Owner was very easy to work with as we were looking to check in earlier and was very accommodating .

End of the dock is very small and you are not able to dock your boat. It was perfect for the kids to swim off of. Boat ramp is very small and will only work with a john boat or small bass boat.

  • Submitted: May 25, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Charlotte, North Carolina

Beautiful Waterfront Location

  • 5 of 5

I picked this house because of the proximity to Columbia and USC, where our daughter is in school. The house was clean and well appointed, with a breathtaking view of the lake. We enjoyed sitting on the upstairs balcony while watching a storm roll over the lake. We hope this house will be available when we come to Columbia again. Next time we will bring our boat and use the ramp and dock!

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lake Murray Rental

  • 5 of 5

A wonderful waterfront retreat! So relaxing and close to good restaurants, groceries and a nice marina. The property has a wonderful big dock for fishing or sunning and swimming. The house is charming and has everything needed for a really nice getaway vacation . Would definitely rent again.

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Orlando Florida

Lake House Rental Review

  • 5 of 5

I had an early arrival however the house was clean and ready to be moved into. The first thing I noticed was the grandiose view of the lake from the front yard. My wife and I had coffee on the upstairs balcony overlooking the large expanse of water that reflected the ripe morning sun. We could see water out of every room in the house, giving the illusion we were on a boat. A heron excited the family when it landed on the end of the dock.

After exploring the USC campus our son rented a boat at the marina that is just up the road. The next day we had a wonderful dinner at Liberty on the Lake. Nice to find such a fun place to stay while visiting columbia.

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: not necessary

We are close to Riverbanks Zoo. Edventure Childens Museum and Fort Jackson Water park, white water rafting and tubing on the Saluda River.However we think it is more fun to stay at the lake and watch the Heron fish off the dock and take a swim before breakfast. Catch a fish to grill for supper and walk up to the marina and watch the boats come in.


Rates & Availability

Lake Murray of Richland Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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fall and winter
Sep 4 2016 - Jan 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $75
cleanup fee $95
Refundable damage deposit $100

no smoking . pets considered. this is a quiet residential area not suitable for loud or large parties. UTILITIES ARE TO BE PAID SEPARATELY FOR MONTHLY RENTAL

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Lake Murray of Richland Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1250 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Loft sleeping area - 1 double
    Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , trundle bed for two singles
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom - 1 double
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

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