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Wonderful Family Lakefront Home with Million Dollar View!

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights


Lake Lure House Rental Photos and Description

House, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 9-13

We welcome you to share in the comfort and beauty of our family home! You can enjoy the breathtaking view from the coziness of the great room through the wall of glass that faces the widest part of the lake. Or you can take in the view from the balcony that extends the length of the house, the screen porch below or from the grass patio at the lakefront.

This special house has two and a half levels -

On the main floor which is easily accessed with a single step from our ample parking area, you will come through a small but well equipped kitchen into an expansive great room with a complete wall of sliding glass doors to view the lake. There is a large stone fireplace, queen sleeper sofa, plenty of other seating, and a TV with VCR/ DVD and satellite, and stereo with CD player. The dining area has large table that seats 8-10. The table and chairs on the balcony can either augment your dining space or allow you to lounge throughout the day surrounded by the trees and the wonderful view. The master bedroom with kingsize bed and master bath are also on this level.

The house's upper level with balcony that overlooks the main floor has 2 bedrooms (one with a queen bed and another with 2 twin beds)and a full bath as well as a closet filled with a huge assortment of board games and puzzles for a variety of ages.There is also a wide array of videos and DVD's for you to enjoy - and lots of good books too!

Our lower level has a game room with queen sleeper sofa, ping pong table, TV with VCR and PlayStation2, and a bedroom with 3 twin beds, and a full bath. There are also 2 twin rollaway beds and a queen aerobed for those extra visitors.

Step from the game room onto a screen porch with rocking chairs to enjoy the lake and mountain views from yet another perspective.

Ready to go to the lakeside? You will find six adirondack chairs awaiting you on the grass patio with a small perennial garden as their backdrop. Relax there and soak in the views. Or ... sunbathe on the docks or on top of the boathouse. When you get really hot, jump into the water from the boathouse roof or the dock! Between the docks is a very child-friendly swimming area that slopes gently as it becomes deep enough for diving at the end of the the docks and boathouse. Use the dense foam floats to wile away the time as you enjoy the gentle currents of the lake, have a water volleyball game in the swim area between the docks, or use the canoe or kayaks that are available. Or - for nonwater lovers, take a nap in the hammock in the shade. And if you don't want to leave the lakeside, bring water, soda, ice tea or other beverages and stock the small fridge in the boathouse - and enjoy snacks or sandwiches at the picnic table! At dusk you will enjoy wonderful sunsets from the perspective that others from all over the lake come in their boats to see. In the evening, relax by the lake as the moon rises over the water.

Bring your own motorboat or rent one and tie it up on the dock so you can use it to enjoy all that the lake has to offer . Whatever your preference of activity, it is wonderful to be in or near the water.

Make your reservation now because we just KNOW you will love this comfortable, family-oriented home.

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  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Lindy Mandy
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
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Within 2 days
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Calendar last updated:
December 5, 2016
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Why Lindy Mandy chose Blue Ridge Mountains

This home was lovingly designed and built in 1965 to be our family vacation home, and we have cherished it since then. Maintaining its character and charm while updating its conveniences has been a fine balance, and it is obvious to all who stay here that this is a special place!

What makes this house unique

The view from our home is one of the most prized on the lake, and while ours in not the largest or grandest house in the area, you will feel totally relaxed and at home here!


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(14 traveler reviews)

Wonderful Family Lakefront Home with Million Dollar View!
average rating of 5.0 based on 14 reviews
Greenville, SC

Great Setup!

  • 5 of 5

Two families (4 adults and 7 kids 14 and under) enjoyed a long weekend at this wonderful Lake Lure home. Our kids spent countless hours on top of the boat house leaping into the lake, while the adults chilled in the adirondack chairs lake side. Dinner was enjoyed on the deck with our beautiful view of the mountain-lake setting. Picture are extremely accurate. The homesite is one of the best on the lake in my opinion. House is a lakehouse. Nothing fancy, but purely adequate. Cons: Wifi goes in and out, kitchen is tight but has everything you need. No central air, but you don't need it 50 weeks of the year!

For runners/hikers, we went on a great trail run at the Buffalo Springs (?) park, just 10 minutes from the house.

Overall, great experience and we would recommend to friends and/or return.

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Black Mountain, NC

Excellent & beyond what was advertised!

  • 5 of 5

What this house boasts is something hard to describe and not easily achieved: an honest family vibe that dates back many years (to 1969, I think). Nothing fancy but absolutely comfortable, workable, and genuine. We rented a pontoon boat for the week and so besides easy access to good restaurants (and a couple of hidden rope swings!), we had many days of looking at other houses on the lake. Poole Hall is unusual, as far as we can tell, because it has a beach of sorts. The newer houses--luxe as they might be--tend to have their sunning areas on top of a boathouse rather than close to the water, maybe because they are built on less desirable sites. To me, that means hot, hot, hot & a long descent to the water. Poole Hall is also situated so that you don't have a sense of other people around you. How cool is that? We are very glad we chose this property, & we hope to come back next year.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Vacation Spot

  • 5 of 5


We had a wonderful time at your lake house! It's a great house with awesome perks... like the well stocked kitchen and bathrooms and nice quality (and plentiful) beds, linens, and towels, not to mention the ping pong table, dart board, kayaks, canoe, firepit and fireplaces, adirondack chairs by the lake, and deck with chaise lounge chairs as well as large outdoor dining and conversation other words, lots of nice outdoor seating to enjoy the fantastic lake and mountain views! The wall of windows in the main living area is wonderful and our family of 10 had plenty of room to enjoy time together inside or out. The whole rental process was easy and you were very accommodating with our check-in and out times. We will keep Poole Hall in mind the next time we head to Lake Lure and Chimney Rock! Thank you for everything!!!

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We love having guests enjoy their time at the lake as much as we so, so we are very glad you were happy with everything! We'd love to have you come again!
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Hanahan, SC.

Relaxing lake house with an awesome view

  • 5 of 5

Three retired teachers and hubbies spent time this last fall at Poole House. We can't say enough about this awesome lake house. It was very relaxing, accomodating, with all the amenities listed. We spent many hours on the deck and lower porch enjoying the gorgeous view, changing leaves, and abundant wildlife. Even though it rained 3 out of 4 days, the accomodations of the many board games and ping pong table made this house perfect in rain or shine. The owner , Mindy, was awesome! She is very friendly, and accommodating. We highly recommend this vacation home. We will definitely be renting Poole Hall again!!!

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Getting a review like this one makes us happy, but knowing that our guests were so satisfied makes us even happier! Sharing "our slice of heaven" is what we want to do and it is very gratifying to know that others enjoy it as we do! We would LOVE to have you return!
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Jackson, NJ, USA

Reunion with 8 ladies

  • 5 of 5

Over the years we ladies have gotten together in Cape Cod, Outter Banks, and this summer Lake Lure. This was the best gathering thus far and this house was perfect! The view is gorgeous! On our final night we watched the sunset while in the lake floating. It was a moment in time. Had one question for the owner and she responded immediately and then followed up with a phone call. Read the other reviews because they say it all. This home is really heaven on earth!

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing vacation

  • 5 of 5

We had our children & grandchildren with us for a total of 13. The house accommodated us nicely, but we spent a majority of the time relaxing in the lake. The owners have floats, kayaks, and a canoe they allow guest to use. Also, jumping off the top of the boat house was a big hit with everyone except us old folks! The view of the lake from the house is beautiful. The owner Lindy was great to work with, even quickly addressing a leaky pipe. The steps that lead to the lake are steep & plentiful so just be warned if steps are a problem for you. I will definitely stay here again next time we plan a vacation to Lake Lure.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
26 Miles
Asheville (NC) OR Greenville-Spartanburg (SC)
Car: necessary

Just named the Best Mountain Lake of 2016!

World-class golf

Full range of hiking trails and climbing / bouldering for all ages/fitness levels


Rates & Availability

Lake Lure House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Mar 30 2017 - May 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 11 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
Jun 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 11 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
July 4 week
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
Flat fee
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 5.0%

Rates for holiday time frames (Memorial Day weekend, July 4 week, Labor Day weekend, etc) are somewhat higher than standard rates. Contact owner for details.

Damage protection due to secure dates; full rent due 30 days prior to arrival
All payments by check or money order

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Lake Lure House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain View
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , On main level
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , On upper level
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , On lower level - special large shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , On main level
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , on upper level
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , on upper level
    Bedroom 4 - 3 twin/ single , On lower level
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (5), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) Queen sleeper sofas
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
DVD/VCR, Well-equipped Kitchen, 2 Refrigerators - 1 in kitchen and 1 in gameroom, Small fridge in boathouse, Gas Grill, Linens provided except for beach towels for swimming, Canoe and kayaks for renter use, No Pets; No Smoking in house

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:

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