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Gorgeous Lake Front Resort Home in the Mountains

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Waterfront location, middle of shoreline for great unobstructed views.

'The Highlander' was lovingly built by Jeanne Casale Bourn, who decorated it with beautiful quilts and other local treasures. Her touch is still evident – comfortable, modern and absolutely relaxing.

The house looks directly onto the middle of the lake with a view from the beach to the lodge. A wrap around deck (partially enclosed) provides a wonderful view.

The Highlander boasts 11 rooms, 3 bath, 4 bedrooms (sleeps 8: bed - 1 queen; 2 full; and 2 twins).

Electric baseboard heat; AC in central living area and ceiling fans everywhere. Pellet stoves both up and downstairs. Full kitchen with dishwasher and microwave; washer & dryer; satellite TV, DVD, DVD collection. No house phone, cell reception is good. Wifi signal from lodge.

Easy walking distance to beach, fishing, playground, tennis and basketball courts and horseshoe pit. Rental includes use of canoe in season. Full 18 hole golf available at Alpine lodge (1 mile).

More Details

Rod Bourn
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 17, 2017


Alpine Lake House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View
  • Resort ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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(24 traveler reviews)

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Gorgeous Lake Front Resort Home in the Mountains
average rating of 4.5416665 based on 24 reviews

Enjoyed our stay :)

  • 5 of 5

Loved the view of the lake... It was very quite and peaceful...

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed the stay Amy! Thanks for coming out to Alpine.
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Old house but great location

  • 3 of 5

House in need of major updates and repairs! The location to lake and other amenities was great!

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We do have plans for updates this off season Debra, hope you come back to see them!
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Beautiful Setting Great Times

  • 4 of 5

The house was great. The upper level is a very open floor plan. There is no internet, we purchased a hotspot but it did not work. That actually was a good thing. My kids played with each other, went for walks and we made some great memories.

The location of the house is ideal, there is a fishing spot right across the street, the beach is within walking distance and the view of the stars from the deck was fabulous.

The weather was not the greatest while we were there. We had one good day weather wise, but even on the cloudy/cooler days it did not stop the family from using the canoe and the kids rented kayaks as well. The cost of the kayaks and the putt putt is very reasonable.

The tennis courts, the putt putt and the golf course are all in great shape. The lodge could use some updating. The food in the lodge was very good and reasonably priced.

On the one day where it poured, we went to the indoor pool and fitness center and had a great time. There is also a small game room.

The only negative was that the lower level laundry room had an odor, we just kept the door shut and it was fine.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad that you had such a good time despite the weather Caryn. I'll have our cleaning crew check on the odor in the laundry. Thanks for staying at The Highlander!
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We enjoyed our stay

  • 4 of 5

Nice and comfortable house. We had a great time.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Awesome - thanks for staying at the Highlander!
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Great place to relax

  • 4 of 5

My kids and grandkids join my husband and I at this beautiful house. We enjoyed the stay. The first days was rain but we just enjoyed sitting on the porch. We also went to the pool and the kids enjoyed their swim. The next day the weather was beautiful. We made a trip to the beach and then a game of putt putt. Just a lovely place to be.

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed The Highlander, Kay, hope to have you back soon!
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Family vacation

  • 5 of 5

My family and I spent a few days here. The home is very well kept and clean. Plenty of room. We were able to grill outside and relax on the deck that looks out over the lake. A small beach was within walking distance. Fishing across the street or from the canoe. Mini golf, an indoor pool and gameroom in the lodge. Everyone was very friendly. My family wants to make this an annual trip!

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed it Cindy, thanks for staying at the Highlander!
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Morgantown, WV
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Laker's Lounge
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
18 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Alpine Lodge
Nearest Ski
18 Miles
Nearest Beach
Alpine Lake

Skiing, waterfalls, and wineries are all about 30 minutes away!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $25
Damage Insurance $99

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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