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Pura Vida - Luxurious Lakehouse W/ Private Property Manager

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The Pura Vida is just steps from the water.

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Last updated: 03/22/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-30 nights
  • Sleeps:11
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:4.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

The Pura Vida is a luxurious newly constructed lake house w/ Property Manager

The Pura Vida is a luxurious, newly constructed, 4 bedroom, 4.5 bathroom waterfront lake house on the PUBLIC side of Lake Anna.

***The house has a maximum capacity of 11 people, including children, at all times in the house and the property due to the small size of the septic system. Large parties/events are not permitted, only small "get-togethers." We also have a minimum age requirement of 25 of, at least, one or more adults.***

The house and décor embody the meaning of the term ”Pura Vida.” It is a phrase used in the Costa Rican culture which literally means “Pure Life,” but is commonly used to mean 'full of life' or 'this is living!' The beauty and serenity of the house and Lake Anna is truly “Pura Vida” living.

This lake home boasts breathtaking views of the lake from several rooms with over-sized Anderson glass windows and sliders throughout the house, including a stunning wall of windows expanding up 20 feet in the main level great room.

This two level 3200 square foot home has two master bedrooms both with lake views, king beds and private master spa baths with custom tile work and rain shower heads; one family bedroom with one queen bed, a twin trundle bed and a private bathroom, and a 4th bedroom with a queen bed. The sofa in the basement recreational room also has a queen sized pull out bed. High quality towels and bed linens are also provided. Enjoy the gourmet kitchen which is open to the dining room and living room. The kitchen is fully stocked with stainless steel appliances and utensils. The dining room table has 2 leaves and can accommodate up to 10 people comfortably with 2 additional people a few feet away at the kitchen island. The screen porch table can accommodate 6-8 people. There are 2 outdoor patio tables on the deck and patio that can accommodate 4-5 people at each table.

The outdoor living at the Pura Vida is just as spectacular as the indoor living. Enjoy dining and hanging outdoors at night or snoozing during the day in the large screened-in porch with dining area and huge sofa sectional. The screen porch is located via sliding glass door off the kitchen. Dine, grill and enjoy sun bathing on an expansive 60 foot deck which is the entire back side of the house. It wouldn't be “Pura Vida” living without hammocks, swing, lounge chairs, and more.

Guests will have use of one large covered boat slip, for one boat only, in a shared boat house that is very close, on a gentle slope, from the backyard of the house. Guests cannot use the boathouse shared areas which are for the 4 owners' use only.

This house is designed for entertaining! Bring your family and friends down for a long weekend to enjoy the game or a holiday. The house has 2 large 55-60 inch Smart flatscreen TVs, 1 40 inch flatscreen HD TV, A state of the art- built-in surround sound systems on the lower level, basement recreation room, deck, ping pong table room and even the basement bathroom, so you don't miss a moment of the big game.

For rainy days, the house is also stocked with an Xbox 360 and games, DVD player, Satellite TV, High Speed Internet/Wi-fi, movies, books, board games and more.

The Pura Vida is located in one of the most exclusive communities on the lake called, Wyndemere. Guests of the Pura Vida can enjoy all the community amenities in Wyndemere including 2 parks with gazebos and picnic areas, community basketball, volleyball and tennis court, and more. Bring your bikes, scooters and/or jogging and walking shoes to explore the community!

The Pura Vida is located on a quiet, calm cove, a no wake zone, on the Public side of the lake. The cove is very safe for swimming, paddle boating, paddle boarding, fishing, kayaking, and more. Unlike other houses located on the main part of the lake, which can be very loud with choppy waters, the Pura Vida’s quiet cove mutes loud weekend and, even, early morning noises from boats and jet skis. The Anderson windows and upgraded sound proof insulation silence the noise from the inside. Enjoy 'gas' heat/HVAC and fireplace on a cozy winter weekend retreat.

Explore the creek on the shoreline behind the house with fish, turtles, and salamanders and, perhaps, spot the local Beaver.

The location is central and only minutes away, both driving and boating, to many areas on the lake including the Lake Anna State Park, the Boardwalk with restaurants, Food Lion shopping center, Cutalong Golf Course (under construction), Lake Anna Winery, and much more.

The Pura Vida is managed by a professional real estate property manager who has an office at the lake and accepts credit card payments.

Enjoy the “good life” at the Pura Vida!

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Member since: 2014

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 03/22/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 3200 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 11
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11, Beds for 11

  • Upstairs Master: 1 king

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  • Basement Master: 1 king

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  • Bedroom 4 - Basement: 1 queen

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  • Basement Rec Room: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Queen sized pull out sleeper sofa....moreless

  • Family Bedroom - Upstairs: 1 queen, 2 twin/ single

    This room has a queen bed and tundle bed w/2 twin mattresses...moreless

  • The Pura Vida has two master bedrooms with king beds and private baths, one family bedroom with one queen bed, 1 twin mattress and a private bathroom, and a 4th bedroom with a queen bed. The sofa in the basement recreational room also has a queen sized pull out bed. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1- Upstairs Master: toilet, tub, shower

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  • Bathroom 3 - Powder Room: toilet

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  • Bathroom 4- Basement Master: toilet, shower

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  • Bathroom 2- upstairs family room: toilet, shower

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  • Bathroom 5- Basement Hall Bath: toilet, combination tub/shower

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Entertainment

  • Books:

    They are many adult novels, children's books and even self-help books. Don't forget to read the 'Pura Vida' lifestyle book while relaxing in a hammock!...moreless

  • DVD Player:

    There is a DVD player in the upstairs master bedroom and the Xbox can play DVD movies as well. Instructions are provided....moreless

  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games:

    There are many board games and puzzles available....moreless

  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable:

    The house has Satellite TV. The 2 large TV's are Smart TVs which are connected to the high-speed Wi-Fi. The TVs can surf the Internet and play NetFlix movies....moreless

  • Stereo:

    Upper and lower level surround sounds systems with speakers wired inside and outside of the house....moreless

  • Television:

    There are 2 new 55-60 inch SMART Tvs and one 40 inch flatscreen HDTV. ...moreless

  • Toys:

    There is a bin of indoor toys available for children 4-10 years old in the laundry room....moreless

  • Video Games:

    Xbox 360 video game system is in the basement and several 'E' for everyone and 'T' for teenager games are available for use....moreless

  • Video Library:

    Several movie DVDs are in the basement entertainment center....moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Marina
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    The main dining table has 2 leaves and can accommodate 10 people. The are 2 counter stools on the kitchen island. The screen porch off the kitchen has a dining table and can accommodate 6-8 people....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people

General

  • Heating:

    Two zone propane gas heat...moreless

  • Internet:

    High speed Verizon DSL and Wi-fi...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    New high thread count linens on all the beds. Linen cleaning service is included in the cleaning fee....moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Plenty of parking for 3-4 cars and boat trailer....moreless

  • Telephone:

    Free unlimited local and domestic long distance from house phone....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    New high quality towels provided....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    New large capacity Maytag washer....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    Water and ice maker...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Bicycles:

    Wyndemere is a large, exclusive community with many private roads, 2 parks, basketball and tennis courts. Bring your bikes and scooters to explore the community....moreless

  • Boat:

    The lake has many places to rent boat. One boat slip in a shared boathouse is available to use....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    The Trex deck is 60 feet long. The entire back of the house. There is a patio under the deck with swing and chairs and a lakeside firepit and lounge area....moreless

  • Golf:

    Cutalong golf course, scheduled to open in 2017, is a 5 minute drive....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Two 10' kayaks are available for guests to use at their own risk (summer only)....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    There is a propane gas grill on the deck. The firepit has a cooking grate as well. Starter logs and wood are available for the fire pit....moreless

  • Tennis:

    Community tennis court available....moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Swimming noodles, tubes, and 4 life vests (2 adult, one child, one toddler) are available for guests' use....moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter 2017
Jan 1 - Mar 31, 2017
2 night min stay
$250 $300
Fri, Sat
$1,700
Spring 2017
Apr 2 - May 7, 2017
2 night min stay
$275 $350
Fri, Sat
$1,850
May 2017
May 8 - May 29, 2017
3 night min stay
$375
$1,950
June 2017 (no Saturdays)
May 30 - Jun 10, 2017
4 night min stay
$450
Summer 2017 (no Saturdays)
Jun 11 - Jul 29, 2017
6 night min stay
$472
4 Night Summer Special
Jul 30 - Aug 2, 2017
4 night min stay
$473
August 2017
Aug 6 - Aug 26, 2017
6 night min stay
$473
August 4-5 night Special
Aug 27 - Aug 31, 2017
4 night min stay
$473
September 2017
Sep 5 - Sep 24, 2017
3 night min stay
$375
$1,950
Fall 2017
Sep 25 - Nov 21, 2017
2 night min stay
$375
$1,850 $6,000
Thanksgiving 2017
Nov 22 - Nov 26, 2017
4 night min stay
$450
Winter 2017
Nov 27 - Dec 31, 2017
2 night min stay
$350
$1,750 $6,000
My Standard Rate
30 night min stay

$6,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Accidental damage insur. $59
  • Cleaning- house & linens $170
  • Property Mgr Processing $50
  • Trash removal $25
  • Tax Rate 10.3%

Manager's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting manager when booking


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Location

45 Miles
Nearest Airport
Reagan National Airport (DCA)
5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Tim's at Lake Anna
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Cutalong Golf Course
20 Miles
Nearest Train
Fredericksburg VA
15 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Route 95
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Tim's at Lake Anna
140 Miles
Nearest Ski
Snow Shoe Resort

Car: Recommended

Lake Anna is the second largest lake entirely in Virginia, with 250 miles of shoreline and 13,000 acres of beautiful water. The lake is 17 miles long and surrounded by rolling farmlands and hardwood forest. It is located in central Virginia between 3 major cities; Fredericksburg, Charlottesville and Richmond, and only an hour and a half from Washington, DC.

Lake Anna is unlike any other destination in the mid Atlantic eastern seaboard region. As you sit by the water in the afternoon sun, it doesn’t seem you could be only an hour or two away from major metropolitan areas, from the Shenandoah Mountains, from world-class universities and from both the capital of our nation and the place of its birth --- but you are.

Lake Anna was originally created by Dominion to provide cooling water for the North Anna Power Station. In 1968, clearing of the land started for the lake and in 1972 Lake Anna as we now know it was formed.

Lake Anna is 17.5 miles long and 1.5 miles wide and has over 200 miles of shoreline. The lake is divided into two different sections, the Private side and Public side. The lake has over 9,600 acres of water on the Public side and 3,400 on the Private side.

The Private side is where the Waste Heat Treatment Facility for the power plant is located and is commonly known as the “warm” side. There is no public access to the Private side leading to the Private name. The Public side is larger and has several marinas and boat launches open to the public.

In 1972, the Commonwealth stocked the lake with over 5.5 million fish and continues to stock the lake periodically. There are over 33 different species of fish that thrive in Lake Anna including Large Mouth Bass, Striped Bass and catfish.

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2014

About: We had vacationed at Lake Anna for several years and fell in love with it on our first visit. We boated on the Bay, but preferred the quiet serenity (and my husband would also say the fishing) at Lake Anna. We decided to name our lake home 'Pura Vida,' which literally means "pure life" and is translated to mean "this is living or the good life." We kept that thought process in the open flow, easy living design of the house and decor.

Why Mineral, VA, USA:
We picked the waterfront lot for many reasons. It was in one of the lake's most exclusive communities, Wyndemere, which has many amenities and is well kept and beautiful. The lot is close to the water with spectacular water views, and has a gentle slope to the water. The cove appealed to us b/c it is off the main lake, which can get loud and busy, especially on the summer weekends.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
There are numerous benefits of the house and lot. The Pura Vida was custom designed for the lot and for the water views. It is a long house, not deep, so many rooms boast beautiful water views. The amount of glass in the house is stunning. It makes you feel like you are outside while enjoying the comforts of the inside of the house. All the windows are Anderson windows and are very energy efficient. The windows are all over-sized windows in the front of the house and the back. All the doors on the house are also glass, including the front door and the over-sized 3 pane slider doors. The 20 foot wall of windows in the living room are the house's most stunning feature. We also upgraded to propane gas heat for maximum comfort in the cold months. Most houses on the lake have heat pumps. The large screen porch with sofa sectional and dining table was another must have custom design. The tilework, rain shower heads and spa-like extras in the bathrooms are exquisite. The custom designed surround sound entertainment systems and huge Smart TVs are another big perk.


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Speaks: english, spanish
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 03/22/2017

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Photos

  • The Pura Vida is just steps from the water.

    The Pura Vida is just steps from the water.

  • Walk w/ease on gentle slope to the water and enjoy outdoor fireplace and patio.

    Walk w/ease on gentle slope to the water and enjoy outdoor fireplace and patio.

  • Enjoy the water view & trees inside and out with 20 foot high wall of windows.

    Enjoy the water view & trees inside and out with 20 foot high wall of windows.

  • Gourmet kitchen and stainless steel appliances.

    Gourmet kitchen and stainless steel appliances.

  • Master bedroom with king bed, TV, master bath, and water view.

    Master bedroom with king bed, TV, master bath, and water view.

  • The baths have custom tile-work. The 2 master showers have rain shower heads.

    The baths have custom tile-work. The 2 master showers have rain shower heads.

  • Second master bedroom with king bed, master bath, and water views.

    Second master bedroom with king bed, master bath, and water views.

  • 4th bedroom with queen bed.

    4th bedroom with queen bed.

  • Spread out in the basement rec room which boast water views.

    Spread out in the basement rec room which boast water views.

  • The cove is calm, quiet and peaceful. Great for swimming and kayaking!

    The cove is calm, quiet and peaceful. Great for swimming and kayaking!

  • There is an easy walk to water and shared boathouse w/ 1 slip that guest can use

    There is an easy walk to water and shared boathouse w/ 1 slip that guest can use

  • Watch the boats come in & out of the cove on the large Trex deck.

    Watch the boats come in & out of the cove on the large Trex deck.

  • Relax and dine in the large screened in porch.

    Relax and dine in the large screened in porch.

  • Gorgeous water views from several rooms.

    Gorgeous water views from several rooms.

  • Master bath with soaking tub and separate shower.

    Master bath with soaking tub and separate shower.

  • Upstairs second bedroom with queen bed, twin trundle, and private bath.

    Upstairs second bedroom with queen bed, twin trundle, and private bath.

  • Second master bath with large spa shower.

    Second master bath with large spa shower.

  • Spacious basement rec room w/ 60 inch Smart TV, ping pong, Foosball, Xbox, etc.

    Spacious basement rec room w/ 60 inch Smart TV, ping pong, Foosball, Xbox, etc.

  • Relax on the shaded patio under the deck.

    Relax on the shaded patio under the deck.

  • Wyndemere has 2 parks, tennis & basketball courts. Bring bikes & scooters.

    Wyndemere has 2 parks, tennis & basketball courts. Bring bikes & scooters.

  • 1 boat slip in shared boathouse behind The Pura Vida available for guest to use.

    1 boat slip in shared boathouse behind The Pura Vida available for guest to use.

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Thursday, March 23, 2017

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