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Just a Floating is a Place to Get Away from it All...

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From view of house boat water levels go down in winter, will come back up March


Last updated: 05/22/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:House Boat
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, Sleeps 6

Houseboat is stationary * Can Not be Moved * If you want to get away from it all, this is the place to come and relax soak some sun in, go fishing, swimming, jet skiing, hiking, or get on the party top and enjoy the Great Smoky Mountain view. This Houseboat is located directly on Fontana Lake at the Marina only 300 yards away. This can sleep up to 6 people.* If you bring more people than you put on the inquiry for your stay it will be $75.00 extra per person! Max occupancy 6.Only 1 pet allowed which includes $50 pet fee.
Attention : Ask about our weekday Special only $150 a night Mon -Thursday ONLY, starting this fall.

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Member since: 2015

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/22/2017

Property Type

  • House Boat
  • 1000 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 years or older, I will not rent to any one that plans on using my houseboat to throw parties, or have more people that was approved by me, I will ask you to leave,and there will be no refund....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Parents are responsible for the safety of any children due to it is on the water, and the water levels reach up to 250 feet deep. They are no life guards at Marina. ...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Only well house broke and trained pets ! Limit 1 medium size or smaller., no large dogs ...moreless

  • Smoking Allowed:

    only out on decks, or party top...moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Hallway Bunk beds: 1 bunk bed

    Bunk beds are full size beds...moreless

  • Master bed room: 1 king


  • living room sofa pull outs: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    1 large sofa pull out to full size beds...moreless

  • 1 large couches in living room that pull out into full beds, bunk beds in hallway are both full size beds, and King in back bed room, a total of 3 full size beds, and 1 King....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


  • standup shower, vanity, and marina toilet... NOTE : please make sure no tampons are put in toilet, and only RV or marina toilet paper can be used due to it goes through a chopping waste system holding tank..we ask that toilet paper be put in trash can beside vanity. Also there are bathrooms at marina, and at the entrance of parking lot, please see pictures I've provided... ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Check out all the trails, Hazel Creek, Eagle Creek, and Appalachian Trail, great fishing large, and small mouth bass, brim, pike, and trout, or check out Fontana Dam, Romantic sunset views. ...moreless


  • DVD Player:

    with some DVD movies...moreless

  • Games:

    playing cards, checkers , and many other different board games...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Direct TV cable...moreless

  • Stereo:

    has radio,system in living room can be controlled where you want to listen to music at, even out on front deck....moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries
  • Laundromat

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View:

    Houseboat on Fontana Lake Marina...moreless

  • Lakefront:

    Houseboat on Fontana Lake Marina...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Water Tubing


  • Dining:

    sets 4 people, out side front porch sets 8...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    3 ton AC unit...moreless

  • Garage:

    Garage dumper is located at marina parking at the end of walk way ramp......moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    3 ton AC unit...moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    Linens are provided and extras are in back bedroom closet...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Couch, loveset, recliner 6 people, 47'TV with direct TV cable DVD player, DVD movies , games, ceiling fan. ...moreless

  • Parking:

    parking will be at top of marina...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    up to four people located in back bedroom closet with linens...moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    standard 12 cup/ with K-cup ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    all dishes are available, glass, cups, pots, and pans, silverware etc....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Full kitchen with cookware, coffee pot, silverware, pots, and pans, blender, microwave,, spices, double sink, and ice maker machine by wet bar....moreless

  • Stove:

    110 stove cooks slower than a standard stove...moreless

  • Toaster:

    in cabinet above refrigerator ...moreless


  • Boat:

    can rent bass boat, pontoon boat, please call and ask about rental rates, and deposits....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    two kayaks, one canoe, and one balance board, these come with the houseboat rental, please make sure to return them and the paddles where you found them....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    this is located on the 500ft deck on left, there is also water hose ....moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    8 life vest , floating rings available in storage bin on deck ....hand pump is also in storage bin for floats. ...moreless



from 15 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$150 $275
Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,650 $5,525

Rates are based on 5 guests; add $75 per night, per additional guest

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

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Pet Fee $50
  • Tax Rate 7%


I require a security deposit check of $500.00 to be sent to me 30 days before arrival

All 7 day bookings automatically get a Mon.Tues. or Wed, night FREE thats a $150 savings...Already discounted

Deposit will be $500.00 for houseboat and pontoon which I will hold until cleaning and checked for possible damages.

A cleaning fee of $100.00 is due at checkout

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 05/22/2017
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120 Miles
Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Bryson City, NC
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Fontana Village

Car: Necessary

Hangover in Joyce Kilmer, Cherohala Skyway, Tsali Bike and Horse Trails, Santeetlah Cascades, Sassafrass Falls, The Dragon Tail,


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2014

About the owner: My name is Karen and my husband name is Harold we both were born and raised here, and we would like to share our beautiful mountains, and Lake with you...There is no where else I'd want to be than right here where I am today... We both have children, and grandchildren, and thank our Dear Lord Jesus Christ for blessing us with what we have... We love our little town of Stecoah, and Robbinsville as we know you will fall in love with it to.

Why the Owner Chose Fontana Dam, NC, USA:
There nothing like been on the water, my husband knows this lake very well he has fished ,and hunted this lake since he was a little boy, sometimes it feels like a little piece of heaven.

The Unique Benefits at this House Boat:
We love our houseboat for many reasons, it's very spacious, all the comforts of home, power, water, A/C, one couches that pull out to full size beds, bunks bed in hallway that are both full size bed, and one King in back , standard Refrig. oven, and microwave, and Ice maker, Party deck on top with a slide, two big decks on each side with grill water hose access, and double carport for our pontoon, bass boat. We Love it....

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/22/2017

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  • From view of house boat water levels go down in winter, will come back up March

    From view of house boat water levels go down in winter, will come back up March

  • wet bar has ice machine, sink, blender

    wet bar has ice machine, sink, blender

  • bunk beds in hallway are full size

    bunk beds in hallway are full size

  • 550ft deck with carport

    550ft deck with carport

  • Just A Floating at night

    Just A Floating at night

  • Party Top with tables with 4 chairs and 4 lounge chairs

    Party Top with tables with 4 chairs and 4 lounge chairs

  • front view of Fontana boat Marina

    front view of Fontana boat Marina

  • Full kitchen

    Full kitchen

  • I bathroom has shower, vanity, marina toilet

    I bathroom has shower, vanity, marina toilet

  • out side sink for cleaning fish, etc.

    out side sink for cleaning fish, etc.

  • extra bathrooms at the top of parking lot at marina

    extra bathrooms at the top of parking lot at marina

  • extra restrooms at marina

    extra restrooms at marina

VRBO #664834

This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Monday, May 22, 2017

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