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Perfect Lake Keowee Waterfront Vacation Home with Boat and Jet Ski Rentals

Bedrooms 5
Space 3,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 4 Baths, (Sleeps 16)

The Grandis Getaway is located on Lake Keowee in S.C., 6 miles from Seneca and only 16 miles from Clemson University. This beautiful contemporary 3,500 square foot lakefront home, with sandy beach, covered dock, horseshoe pits, lakefront gazebo, firepit and 4 kayaks and a canoe offers all kinds of fun for family and friends. You also have the option to rent one of our boats or jet skis delivered right to the dock. The house can comfortably sleep 16 people. Within the main living area there are three bedrooms and two baths, including a master suite with a walk-in closet, raised ceiling, full bath and door to the deck. The main living area has cathedral ceilings, wood flooring and a floor-to-ceiling gas stone fireplace. The spacious kitchen has a pantry & breakfast bar. It can seat up to 16 people with the main dining table and optional fold-out wooden table. The kitchen is amply supplied with all the pots, pans, utensils and cooking supplies including crockpot, toasters and blender. There are both Keurig and standard coffee makers with an initial supply of k-cups and coffee provided. The lower level contains two very spacious bedrooms, each with bathrooms, and a common living area w/ a stone gas fireplace, kitchenette, game table and games galore! Enjoy playing pool, foosball or pinball. There is a computer center with an all-in-one 21” computer, printer and high speed Internet which is also available wireless throughout the house. You will also find on this level a separate state-of the-art movie theatre with seating for 16, a 75” HD widescreen, 7.1 surround sound and a movie library including 3D movies! We provide the 3-D glasses. There are gaming systems including PS3, PS2 and vintage Nintendo 64 with a wide assortment of videogames.

Main Level: Within the main living area there are three bedrooms and two baths, including a master suite with a walk-in closet, raised ceiling, full bath and a door to the deck. There is even a digital telescope located in the closet to view the evening sky from the deck. The main living area contains cathedral ceilings, wood flooring and a floor-to-ceiling gas stone fireplace. There is comfortable seating and an open view to the lake. Kick back and enjoy the the large flat screen tv with a sound bar, DVD and premier cable with all the movie channels. The spacious kitchen has a pantry and breakfast bar. The kitchen is fully equipped with gas burners and oven, built-in microwave and large capacity four door refrigerator/freezer with ice/water dispenser. All kitchen utensils and amenities are provided. Off the kitchen is the screened-in porch overlooking the lake with comfortable wicker furniture. For your convenience there is wireless high speed Internet available throughout the house and wireless phones (long distance calls within the US are free).

Lower Level: The lower level of the home contains two very spacious bedrooms, two full baths and another common living area with a stone gas fireplace. There are lots of windows for light and to look out at the lake. Try a game of foosball or sit down at the computer station with hi speed internet and printer. Head on into the movie theatre with tiered theatre seating, 7.1 surround sound, blue-Ray/3D DVD player, a PlayStation3 & movie/videogames library. For your pleasure there is every movie channel & HDTV with movies on demand at no charge to you. There is an electric piano in the theater as well. The kids will enjoy all the toys and kids' video library. There is a kitchenette area with Keurig coffee maker, small sink and microwave. On this level there is another full-size side-by-side refrigerator/freezer & hi capacity washer & dryer. We supply the detergent and cleaning supplies.

Outside: The home is located in a quiet cove , perfect for fishing and swimming. A large cement driveway and 2 parking areas offer ample parking for cars and watercraft. Enjoy playing on the basketball court or horseshoe pits by the lake. There is a sandy beach area for the kids to play and swim or to layout and take in some sun. A canoe and four kayaks are there for your use. Standard lifejackets are provided. Enjoy the beautiful cedar gazebo with a hanging 2-person swing, benches & a table. Beside the gazebo is a two-person hammock for lounging by the lake. The yard has a gentle slope, allowing easy access for the elderly. There is a picnic table located below the porchroom protected from the sun and weather. The covered dock has a large deck and bench to look out over the lake. Several public boat ramps are located close by. There are beach and lounge chairs and plenty of water noodles and floats. We supply an assortment of fishing poles and gear. The dock has a swimming ladder to easily get in and out of the water. You will not find a cleaner, clearer lake than Lake Keowee!!

There is a firepit in the front with an ample supply of wood and seating within a natural wooded setting. The hanging lights in the trees adds a festive touch. A Weber 3-burner gas barbecue with gas supplied from the main house propane tank is available for your use.

These are just some of the features of the house. We are always looking to do more so there may be a few surprises. We pride ourselves on providing an environment that helps create lasting memories for family and friends.

We look forward to your stay and many happy returns to the Grandis Getaway!

More Details

Mike Grandis
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 17, 2018

About Mike Grandis

The owners, Michael and Joanne Grandis and their children, Rachel and Tyler, welcome you to the Grandis Getaway! Michael and Joanne are both psychologists who own their own practice, the Grandis Evaluation Center, in Asheville North Carolina. Rachel teaches language at Asheville/Buncombe Early College and recently got married at none other than the Lakehouse! Tyler graduated Appalachian State and is preparing for graduate school. During the summers he manages our boat and jet ski you might want to contact him to reserve your watercraft during your stay. Our family came to this area of the country for its unsurpassed beauty and opportunities to be in nature. Mike enjoys tennis backpacking, traveling and of course being at the Lake , Joanne is totally into horses and gardening, Rachel is out exploring the world, having taken recent trips to Iceland, Europe and having studied abroad in Santiago, Chile. Tyler is an avid snowboarder and was a member of the Appalachian University Snowboard team. He applies those skills to wakeboarding at the lake during the summer.

Mike Grandis purchased this house in 2005

Why Mike Grandis chose Seneca

Lake Keowee is a huge lake with all kinds of inlets, parks and places to explore. Being close to the town of Seneca is a nice advantage as it provides a small-town feel, with lots of Southern hospitality, but also has all the modern conveniences including two grocery stores, a Super Wal-Mart, lots of great restaurants, a movie theater and a bowling alley. A short way further and you are in the college town of Clemson. We especially enjoy providing accommodations for the fanatic Clemson Tiger football alumni who gather every Fall at our home for Clemson homecoming weekends. There is no lack of things to do between the Lake, the towns, the many state parks, hiking trails, tennis, golf and the list goes on and on.

What makes this house unique

We rent boat and Jet Skis which we can have waiting for you at our covered dock! For more information on boat and Jet Ski rentals go to our Boat & Jet Ski website at: Call: 864-280-2726

(Note: we also rent to others staying elsewhere on the lake)

Guestbook comments from the owner

We came for a staff training retreat. Even when the weather was bad there were tons to do. We found the kitchen perfect for large meals. The living rooms downstairs and up was great for group gatherings. The boat was large enough to fit our entire group. This home has everything needed for a relaxing trip to the lake. We would definitely come back.

Sarah Babel

Stephens County Recovery Academy

Toccoa, GA
May 2005
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Seneca House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake
  • Lakefront ...
  • Town ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Telescope
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 16 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom #2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom #3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom #2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom #3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom #4 - 1 queen , 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Twin and double are a bunk bed
    Bedroom #5 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , Two twins are a bunk bed
  • 1 portable baby crib
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Piano
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
  • limited accessibility ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Bed Setup: Upstairs there is a very roomy master bedroom suite with a king size bed, full bathroom, walk-in closet and door to the deck. There are two other bedrooms, one with a queen bed and the other with two twin beds. There are 2 bedrooms downstairs that are very large. One has a queen bed and a set of twin bunk-beds, the other has a queen and a bunk bed with a double futon bed that can also be made into a couch and a twin bed above. There is also a double futon couch/bed in the movie theatre room downstairs. Upstairs sleeps 6 comfortably and downstairs can sleep up to 10 people, including the futon in the theatre which can become a sixth bedroom. All the furnishings are fairly new and very comfortable. There is also a port-a-crib for an infant as well as a high chair. Linens and towels are supplied. There are extra linens, towels and blankets in the closets.


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Grand Grandis Getaway

  • 4 of 5

Mike & Joanne

Thank you so much for the use of your wonderful home. The Christmas decorations were an additional bonus.My wife, kids & their spouses, and the grandkids had a nice and relaxing holiday get together. It was spacious enough for all of us to gather in the dining/living rooms

and with the five bedrooms, a place for everyone to get a little privacy. The movie room was a personal favorite of mine.

The weather was a little chilly for my blood to take advantage of the lake and its activities but

the fire pit was a big hit.

We would strongly recommend the "GETAWAY" for a family/group get together.

Thanks again,


(side note - some of the kitchen pans & especially the knives could use an upgrade)

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great property

  • 4 of 5

Thanks to Grandis family for opening up there Home during Holiday Season; every family member commented on the perks of the home, kids (big kids too) especially enjoyed the theater room, kayaks and proximity to the water!

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gainesville, Georgia

Beautiful home. Christmas decorations were perfect. Most well furnished and equipped rental ever.

  • 5 of 5

Perfect for our family Christmas. So much to do at the house that we did not go anywhere. The game room, theatre room, basketball, fire pit kept adults and children entertained. It would only have been better if we could have stayed a week.

  • Submitted: Dec 19, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Place for a Family of Parents, Children & Grands to have quality time!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay very much, there was lots to do even in November. The "kids" from 13 to 73 all had a great time!!!

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
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Another great Clemson family weekend

  • 5 of 5

This house has the perfect configuration for my extended family. Four different family units can share a very nice house and have the privacy that everyone wants. The house is well-appointed and the owner is great to work with. This was our third year at the Grandis Getaway.

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Beautiful home, We all had a wonderful time.

  • 5 of 5

More than we could have imagined, thank you for a very memorable vacation.

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
GSP- Greenville Spartanburg Airport
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Paesano's Italian Restaurant (Great food!)
Nearest Beach
Right at the house!

Lake Keowee is a pristine deep blue water lake with mountain views and beautiful shoreline. There are many activities to do on the lake including boating, sailing, fishing, swimming, jet skiing and much more. The town of Seneca has restaurants, movie theatres, a bowling alley, grocery stores and all the modern conveniences in a country setting. Located amidst the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the Upcountry region of South Carolina is the place to go if your vacation plans include slowing down and having a 'heart to heart' with Mother Nature. Here you'll find dazzling waterfalls, sparkling lakes and rivers, lush forests, lovely valleys, and scenic highways. The Upcountry is an outdoor enthusiast's paradise. If you are into hiking, fishing, boating, swimming, nature photography, golf, white water rafting, horseback riding, or anything else you can imagine, then this is the place. Numerous historical and culture related sights complete the picture of this wonderful vacation area.

Other Activities: Movie Theatres, Bowling, Shops and all the modern conveniences in a picturesque country setting.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $175
Pet Fee $50
Tax Rate 10.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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