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Award Winning Resort Home, recently renovated. Close to Amenities

Bedrooms 6
Space 4,402 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

6 BRs/5 Baths perfect for Lg Family Gatherings (NO PETS/NO SMOKING)

This spacious Vaulted Beamed home is beautifully furnished, Large stone fireplace in the gathering room, highlighted by awesome Mt Views. Kitchen is a woman's dream: 2 XL Wall Ovens, 2 Dishwashers, Under counter ice machine and well-furnished kitchen for large groups.

6 BRs/5 BAs. Sleeps 14: Master:Queen, 2nd Master on lower level: BR 3:Queen, BR 4:Double, 2Loft Bedrooms 5&6: each have a double(2) + single captain beds + (1 in the drawer bed!)= 14! Additional futon in Rec Room for snorers, if you push them out.

Lower Level Rec Room for the whole family: Adult Pool Table/ Foose ball, Air Hockey, Table Games, puzzles, Books for all, Kids own TV area w/collection of Kids Classic movies. Don't forget the Corn Hole game out on the Lower Level Cousin Camp Porch, Botchi Ball,Tennis rackets, etc.

There is even a quiet office space with internet for Dad if he needs to check in thru the week. Wi-Fi and Sonos Music streaming thru out the 3 level home. Outdoor Fire pit for cool cozy nights and smores for all!

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Lake Lure House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 4402 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Shared Bathroom for Bedrooms 3&4
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , Locker Style Large Bathroom w/ cubbie storage
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Full Bath off of Rec Room
    1st Main Master - toilet , shower , Beautiful Stone Shower w/ double vanities
    2nd Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , Beautiful Stone shower
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Main Master with view
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 2nd Master on Lower level w/ private entrance
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double , 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 6 - 1 double , 2 twin/ single
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Hard to get all of your family together. A perfect family gathering place with something for everyone, every age, every day. Come for a Week. Remember it for a Lifetime!


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(37 traveler reviews)

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Award Winning Resort Home, recently renovated. Close to Amenities
average rating of 4.972973 based on 37 reviews

One of our best family vacations.

  • 5 of 5

Perfect for our family of 6 adults and 4 children under 6. We used all of the 6 bedrooms and the children loved the space to play, watch movies, the swings, sandbox, firepit for smores, etc. It was well equipped for children with booster seats and pack and play. The adults really enjoyed the golf carts, paddle boards, floats, and TV's plus the music throughout the house. Clean, very modern, and beautiful. Would definitely do this again.

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words Don & Deb.....we are so honored to have great guests who appreciate our home. We would love for you and your family to return and just keep the memories growing. Blessings to all of you. Rich and Vickie Guthmann
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Perfect family Christmas

  • 5 of 5

Look out Lodge was the perfect destination for our family Christmas. The main floor was a great spot for gathering while we cooked, ate and enjoyed a roaring fire by the Christmas tree. The kids loved the media room upstairs and everyone enjoyed pool, air hockey, foosball and tons of games in the den. The fire pit was also a highlight of the trip. Overall the house is very well equipped, including sharp knives in the kitchen (never happens in a rental) plus two ovens and two dishwashers that made meal time for 13 so much easier!

The location is gorgeous with beautiful mountains filling your view at every turn. It is also conveniently located in Rumbling Bald Resort with restaurants less than a mile away plus walking and hiking trails for every adventure level all within a 5 minute drive. If you want to venture out Chimney Rock is a great destination for hikes and shopping too.

And finally the owners were great to work with. Vickie made sure every detail was taken care of and was very responsive for any questions and needs we had.

Thanks for a perfect Christmas weekend!

  • Submitted: Dec 22, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind words, Karen. We love , when guests love our home too. Hope you will return again. Happy New 2018!
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Jacksonville , Fl

A dream house for young and old!

  • 5 of 5

I cannot say enough wonderful things about this home. The views were spectacular. The house had everything you could need or want. The owner was helpful and kind❤️ We spent thanksgiving at this home and the memories will last a lifetime! 😊? thank you

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Our favorite family rental

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this house! Very clean and comfortable, every detail has been thought of by the owners.

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words Christina. We always appreciate hearing from guests… What they enjoyed and what we’ve missed. Vickie
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Raleigh, NC

Even better in peson

  • 5 of 5

My extended family and I rented Vickie's place for a little reunion this past weekend. I can happily say the consensus was the place was great. It definitely accommodated our large group comfortably. The house was well stocked with dishes, towels, some basic kitchen supplies, games, movies, etc. I loved how everything was labeled so we could find everything easily. It was about a 30 min drive to Chimney Rock, Flowering Bridge, etc but only a 3 min drive to the lake and golf and other amenities within Rumbling Bald. Our group loved the use of the paddleboards and other beach equipment and the kids LOVED making s'mores outside by the firepit. The house was clean, very comfortable and very well equipped (we were happy to see pack n plays - multiple- high chairs, etc for the littles!). Vickie was easy to work with and very communicative. I think the only downfall was the phone reception (very spotty all over the mountain) and at times, the wifi went in and out (which may have been a result of so many devices we had using it!). I would definitely return if I had a big group. The views were amazing and we definitely had a reunion to remember.

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Yearly Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We take our children and grandchildren on a "Family Vacation" every year. The house was beautiful. It had plenty of room for the 12 of us. The grandkids loved the playroom downstairs. The owner was very helpful. If we had a question we were able to call her and speak to her. We loved the area. Plenty of things for the family to do. We would definitely go back.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Vickie Guthmann
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 23, 2018

About Vickie Guthmann

I could write a wonderful Love Story about Lake Lure that started when I was a teenager, and attended Camp Lurecrest (a Christian Camp at the opposite end of the Lake)....Think Dirty Dancing Camp..but take out the Dirty! LoL My husband, Rich became a Lake Lure Fan after we were married. Our family has spent many summers on Lake Lure creating a life time of wonderful memories, trail hiking, kum-bah-yah campfires, and more mosquito bites than I could count.

Vickie Guthmann purchased this house in 2005

Why Vickie Guthmann chose Lake Lure

For years, we dreamed about a vacation home in the area. In 2005, all of our ideas came together: We found a View Extraordinaire, the sound of a nearby waterfall, could not be a cliff hanger (too high), not right on the big lake, must have flat land somewhere (for 8 Grandgirls to explore) and have lots of fun things to do. We finally bought a VIEW with an interesting little red cabin on the property in a Resort community.

My husband is a General Contractor/Builder/& Certified Remodeler in Charlotte for 25+ yrs. Did I mention that the little red house was a Hexagon? Oh Yeah! The day we found the house, Rich said, 'I feel certain that I can fix this house, but I could never create a view like this.' We spent few years enjoying and deciding just what and how we would remodel the house, fondly referred to as 'our Rubik Cube.' Each year we welcomed another Grandchild. After 8 Grandgirls...our plans enlarged. In 2012, we began the daunting task of doing a major Addition/Renovation of the entire home.

What makes this house unique

The Whole House Renovation took almost 12 months. We are honored that the NARI (National Association of Remodeling Industry) awarded our Home Project, the COTY Award for Best Whole House Renovation in 2013! And then just recently in April 2014, the Home Builders Association awarded our home, a 1st place Gold Award for Best Whole House Renovation again. Yoohoo!

We so enjoy our home away, and love sharing it with our friends and family. It is True: A house is made of Sticks and Bricks....but a home is made from love!

We think you will sense that too.


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Rumbling Bald Resort
Nearest Airport
31 Miles
Ashville, NC Airport

This Resort Home offers something for everyone: Perfect large home for Golfers with 2 Beautiful 4-Star Golf courses winding thru the Mts, 2 pools with a Lazy River for tubing, Indoor heated pool @ Wellness Center has Hot tub, sauna, steam room, well equipped Gym, Spa and Salon, hiking & fitness trails, boat/kayak rentals, Seasonal fun resort special activities i.e smores on the beach each weekend, DJs and poolside cookouts. Much, much more! Or head out into the community: Enjoy antiquing, shopping and scenic drives. Waterfall hikes are a little further away in Tryon, Brevard area. And don't forget that Asheville is a 45min scenic ride: Great Dining, Craft Brews, music, arts, and history galore. Enjoy the Biltmore House Year 'round.




Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Housekeeping $200
Refundable damage deposit $100
Tax Rate 11.75%

A $25 service fee will be charged for all returned checks

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.