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Beautiful Lake Home... Incredible Views, Lighted Dock

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths2
Space 3,700 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 6 nights


About the property

3,700 square feet of luxury, on .75 ac. 4br 5ba sleeps 10 - concrte boat rmp


From the moment you reach the gate to enter this incredible home, you wont want leave, minutes from downtown Columbia, Lexington, Irmo...This home will meet your every need...Amazing views, sunrises, peaceful walks, boating, fishing, water sports. Lighted permanent dock (where you can watch 4th July fireworks), concrete boat ramp, plenty of parking, concreted pad in water for chairs, wading, children swimming, view of the dam. Marinas in every direction, less than 4 miles to gas stations. Fun for every one ... pool table, poker table. Family Vacations, Honeymoon, Fishing Tournaments, Augusta National Golf Club is only a short hour away.

The home features spacious living areas, gas fireplace, large kitchen-dining-family room area. Large family room downstairs, porch upstairs and down stairs, dining room, living room, library -- 3 of the bedrooms with ensuite bathroom.

A few minutes by boat to 'Bomb Island' the largest Purple Martin sanctuary in North America...These birds come to roost in this island every evening ... An incredible sight!

More Details

Sandy Butler
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 22, 2018

About Sandy Butler

Our family and friends from all over the Unites States and overseas have enjoyed this home celebrating birthdays, Memorial Day and 4th of July bar-b-ques, Easter Egg Hunts, Mother and Father's Day celebrations, Day, Saint Patrick's and Girl's weekend...It has been a source of creating wonderful memories!!! ... Come and create your own...

Sandy Butler purchased this house in 2000

Why Sandy Butler chose Gilbert

Miralago is well located ... It is a house that provides all the entertainment your family will need...Lake Murray is an undiscovered gem, stretches 41 miles long, 650 miles of shore line. It is genuinely one-of-a-kind, where you can experience something that you can't experience anywhere else in the world, The Purple Martin Phenomenon, in June, July and August, close to a million Purple Martins come to nest on Bomb Island, they leave every morning to find food (mosquitos-each bird eats an average of 300 insects per day) and come back by the hundreds of thousands and swoop down to the Island to call it a night. (see video)

What makes this house unique

NO MOSQUITOS, Privacy, peaceful, lake views from every room, sunrises, wonderful full moons, laying on a hammock next to the water, sitting on the dock...A unique experience.

Guestbook comments from the owner

A group of us came from Atlanta, GA to get away from the city and enjoy the peaceful tranquility that Lake Murray has to offer. What a lovely surprise and sweet gesture it was to have a bottle of wine waiting and water. The house was spotless when we arrived, you never know what to expect when you rent a vacation home and this home was true to the pictures. We instantly checked into vacation mode. The lake view is incredible. Relaxing, floating in the water and grilling was a perfect way to begin our summer. We can't wait to make "Miralago" our new vacation spot every summer. Thank you for allowing us to stay in your beautiful home.
Jul 2014
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Gilbert House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3700 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Jacuzzi tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , and sink - downstairs
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , sink - upstairs
  • 5 bathrooms - 3 in bedrooms- and two 1/2 bathrooms (one upstairs and one downstairs)
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Master bedroom
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master bedroom
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 1 bunk bed , Large room-queen aerobed available-bunk bed twin/full
  • Master bedroom upstairs, queen size bed, ensuite, w/Jacuzzi tub-2nd master downstairs, king size bed, couch folds into single bed, ensuite, 3rd bedroom twin beds, ensuite, 4th room large, bunk beds and queen size bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • zoo


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
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Beautiful Lake Home... Incredible Views, Lighted Dock
average rating of 4.641791 based on 70 reviews

Amazing Home and a Wonderful Owner

  • 5 of 5

The home is even more elegant and vast than any of the pictures could depict. Everything was clean and operational. From the beds and the game room to the over equipped kitchen and giant well lit dock, everything was above and beyond our expectations! Fantastic location with quiet and friendly neighbors. Plenty of room for the whole family. Whether you are grilling on the lower deck, playing cards or pool in the game room, or playing the baby grand piano with a glass of wine in the library... this home has something for everyone. The owner was very professional and easy to communicate with. We were only there for 30 minutes before we began to make plans to come back next year. 5 Stars NO QUESTION

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review, it is very much appreciated. Looking forward to having you next year,
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Amazing location

  • 4 of 5

The house location and view of Lake Murray was amazing. Having a boat dock was a plus as we rented a pontoon boat while we were there. The house was very spacious. Sandy was very nice to work it

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice house and location but expect a $25 charge for trash removal.

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay. It was a great location on lake murray that included a boat ramp and dock. Downstairs was a great area for a games, including card table and pool table. One negative was their garbage charge. The email she sent and the book on the coffee table indicated trash was supposed to put in the large cans in their courtyard. I did that and still received a $25 charge for trash removal. No adequate explanation was given despite me sending the original email back to her. I also think it is unreasonable to expect vacationers to put a weeks worth of garbage in their vehicles and take it to a dump site. The car was already packed with kids and luggage.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Loved waking up every morning to the sun rising on the lake.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This house was home run.

  • 5 of 5

This house was fantastic. The views were unbelievable. The upstairs balcony was a huge hit with everyone. The owner was great. I had a couple of questions and they were answered immediately. We swam, we fished, we barbecued, we had a great time. I have two sisters, and a brother and we often cannot agree on anything, but we had no problem agreeing that the house and our vacation was top shelf. My thanks to Sandy Butler for being so amenable and for helping to make this vacation a ten out of ten. Nothing to report of a negative matter no issues at all.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lake Life

  • 5 of 5

The property is centrally located on the lake with big water views that won’t disappoint. The new floating dock is perfect for docking your boat or jet skis. Our family had plenty of room to spread out in the house. The game room was a big hit with the teenagers. We had a fantastic week of boating, tubing, game nights and even a family kayak racing tournament. So many memories were made. I definitely recommend this property if you want to experience the joys of “Lake Life”.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Refundable Damage Deposit $500

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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