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Spectacular lake home with dock and fire pit- room for all - good pets ok-

Bedrooms 5
Space 4,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

5 bedroom, 4 full bathrooms, two fireplaces. Close to Clemson University.

Absolutely stunning modern style five bedroom, four bath home. Sitting down a private tree lined drive on nearly one acre of land. The lot is nearly level and features over 200 feet of water frontage and a covered two story boat dock. Located in the perfect spot on the lake. There is a beach for sunning and swimming in front of the house. We provide a kayak and a rowboat for your enjoyment. There is always water here. Located on a big basin, with natural area across the lake. Perfect for tubing and skiing right in front of the house, but off the main lake enough to avoid tons of boat traffic. There are three king size beds, one queen size bed, two sets of bunk beds in the children's room and also a queen size pull out sofa. There is a screened porch for alfresco dining as well as an open deck along the back of the home where you can barbecue and watch the fun happening in the lake. There are two master suites, one upstairs and one down stairs. There is also a second mini kitchen downstairs with a refrigerator and a microwave. There are two complete living areas, one upstairs and one downstairs. They both have fireplaces and spectacular views of the lake. The kitchen is well stocked and there are plenty of high quality items. There is enough in the kitchen to cook a holiday meal and have everything you need. There is a Playstation for the kids and lots of video games, as well as board games, dvds and books in case you have a rainy day. The home is stocked as though we live there, nice linens, tons of towels etc. We really have tried to think of everything you could need to make this the vacation of your dreams! Guests return year after year. 60 inch TV in the upstairs family room and reclining leather sofas also new 2 new TV's in guest bedrooms. We rent from Saturday to Saturday in the summer. Shorter term rentals will be accepted but not until it gets closer to the summer.

Chris Porter
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 16, 2018

About Chris Porter

Owned by a mother and daughter and their husbands. We are Real estate brokers in Florida. We know what it takes to make someone comfortable in a house and have not spared anything in providing everything that we could think of needing for our home. We want to be comfortable and for you to be too!

Chris Porter purchased this house in 2005

Why Chris Porter chose Seneca

We always loved visiting the upstate area. It is a nice change from Florida. All four seasons are visible here. It is a beautiful home, but the grounds still provide for the feeling of seclusion and privacy. It can feel like you are camping on a lake, roast marshmallows over the fire, but you can cook in a gourmet kitchen and sleep on a comfortable bed! Truly the best of both worlds.

What makes this house unique

The views will take your breath away. From the minute you turn into the neighborhood, there are towering trees of all colors. The home has floor to ceiling windows in both of the living areas and a deck along the back to sit and enjoy the views of the lake. The ability to have a house full of people and still have a place for everyone to get away and have their quiet place sold the house for us. The proximity to Clemson was a surprise benefit. We are now die hard Clemson fans. If you have not experienced a game in Death Valley- you really need to! This home has repeat visitors year after year. After your first visit, you will be ready to schedule the next.


Seneca House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 13
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining Area
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Two bathrooms upstairs and two downstairs.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Downstairs master suite sitting area, attached bath.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Main level master bedroom with television.
    Bedroom 5 - 2 bunk bed , Two sets of bunk beds on the lower level.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Down stairs king bedroom with outdoor lake access.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Main level master bedroom
  • Upstairs master bedroom with a king bed, bathroom and large walk in closet. Awesome lake view.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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(38 traveler reviews)

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Spectacular lake home with dock and fire pit- room for all - good pets ok-
average rating of 4.9736843 based on 38 reviews

Great Location

  • 4 of 5


1) Excellent Location, Views, and Neighborhood

2) Responsive owners and Friendly neighbors

3) Lots of kitchen utensils and recreation equipment

4) Great setup for summer vacation for large/multiple families.


1) A little outdated/basic inside, including flooring, carpets etc.

2) Did not feel like a 4000 sq. ft. house.

The place is great. Unfortunately, it was very cold the week we were there, but we knew it in advance. Hence, could not enjoy the outdoors much. The house is equipped with lot of stuff which takes care of many needs for an extended stay. The fire pit location is great. The boat ramp and boats are also very good. The house can have a little upgrade though, but that is just our opinion.

Overall, we had a great stay. Chris and Chris are very friendly and responsive.

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello: I am sorry you did not feel that our house was 5 stars! This is the first less than 5 star review that we have ever received. We already have plans to replace all of the flooring upstairs to freshen the house. It will be done in March. In addition we will be painting. I never said anything but the stickers you had all over the walls peeled the paint when we removed them.
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Fun had by all

  • 5 of 5

Great location! Nice and spacious with lots of amenities! Chris was easy to work with and very responsive. Also, Evan was a big help! The views were beautiful

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Homecoming Weekend

  • 5 of 5

Chris, your house was perfect for our group. We had friends and family get together for Clemson homecoming and your house provided the perfect centerpiece. The spectacular view of the lake hits you as you walk in the front door and is the first thing you see when you awake.

Swimming in the lake was fun and the water right off the dock is surprisingly deep. The house was just what we were looking for and when we hope to do it again. Thank you for the early check-in and for the accomodations.


  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Tim: I am so happy that you enjoyed. We would love to have you back in the near future! Chris
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Perfect Lake Escape

  • 5 of 5

Our group enjoyed spending the long Labor Day weekend at this home. It fit our large group easily and provided so many wonderful new memories. The house was clean, the lake was spectacular and we truly enjoyed our stay. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Breathtaking views

  • 5 of 5

We loved the house and our stay. 8 adults and 3 children. Every amenity we needed to have an awesome vacation-paddle boat, kyack, fishing poles, floats, life jackets, fire pit for night campfires, every dish, pot, pan or appliance you can imagine. Wi-Fi, cable tv, games and movies. A friendly town 15 mins away. You can't ask for more ! Thanks Chris for making our stay easy to book, check-in and check out.

Our best family vacation ever

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean, spacious, relaxing family home with beautiful lake views

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at this home! It was the perfect set up for our large family, especially with 3 king suites. Everything was so well-stocked as far as linens, towels, kitchen utensils. The living room was great for gathering the whole family together. Thank you so much for sharing your home with us!

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Greenville, South Carolina

Located about 10 minutes from the town of Seneca. Plenty of shopping and dining. Also located about 15 minutes from Clemson University. Great place to stay for football games.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Damage Deposit $500

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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