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Lakeridge House-Beautiful Views And Close To Everything You Want To Do!

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 2,300 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6

Lakeridge House is a beautiful 3 bedroom, 2 and a half bath home with 2 large porches that overlook Fontana Lake. There is room for six with a king bed in the master bedroom, a queen and a trundle bed in the second and third bedrooms. Lakeridge House is located close to so many awesome outdoor activities. The Smoky Mountain National Forest, Joyce Kilmer National Forest, whitewater river rafting at the NOC, Tsali Recreation Area, kayaking, boat rentals, hiking, Great Smoky Mountain Railroad, and fishing are only a few of the fun things you can enjoy. Bryson City is a short 15 minute drive where you can pick up groceries, shop and dine at some fantastic restaurants. Right outside of town, you can picnic and tube down Deep Creek. This is a family favorite! The house is supplied with all you will need to enjoy your visit. The kitchen is fully stocked with all the cookware you would need to make delicious meals at home. There is also a gas grill available to use. Linens and towels are supplied for you as well. A washer and dryer are there just in case you need it.

You will love just sitting on one of the two porches looking at the beautiful surroundings and listening to many varieties of birds. There is a table on the top porch where you may enjoy a meal or an early morning cup of coffee. Come and enjoy the sites and sounds of the beautiful and relaxing Lakeridge House.

Please note: There is no land line telephone available and some cell phone carriers may not get reception!

More Details

Melissa Howard
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 22, 2018

About Melissa Howard

We have family that have a cabin in this area and have vacationed in this area for years. We would rent a couple of pontoon boats and go out on Fontana Lake and fell in love. There is so much to do in this area, we would run out of time before we could do everything we wanted! I dreamed of having a home on the lake but never thought that dream would come true. When my husband retired, we started looking for homes here and found this home. When we saw the view from the back porches, we knew we could make this home a place not only we, but our family and friends could come and truly enjoy God's creation. We would be honored if you would like to come and stay in our beautiful mountain getaway!

Melissa Howard purchased this house in 2013


Almond House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2300 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Mountain View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bathroom - shower , Garden Tub
    Downstairs Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Half Bath Upper Floor - toilet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - Trundle
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Sleep Number
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


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(15 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 15 reviews

We’ll be back!

  • 5 of 5

What a fabulous house! So comfortable, cozy and tastefully decorated - we didn’t want to leave to go hiking! Additionally, as a family that rents many vacation houses, it was nice that the house was stocked with paper products, spices for cooking, etc. vs having to pack and take “that bag” with us - which only enhanced the overall experience. Also, Melissa couldn’t have been any nicer - answered all our questions before the trip an during. We will be back for sure!

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are thrilled your family enjoyed your stay! It is our desire to make you feel at home and that you don't have to "prepare" too much to come and relax. Glad you got to come and enjoy all the beauty the mountains offer. Looking forward to your return visit!
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This place is perfect, beautiful, very clean and has Mom’s stamp of approval

  • 5 of 5

We had a family trip in December of 2017 and spend new year eve in this house. Every one in the family loved the house and by far the best vacation ! It is beautiful, no description will make justice for the house unless you see it. Even after we left we still talk about how the owner thought about every single detail in this gorgeous house. We enjoyed playing pool table, cooking meals and we loved the vintage look of lake ridge house. Thank you sooo much to Melissa For being avavilbe by phone, mail and text . We are thinking of going back and highly recommending this property.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We couldn't be happier that your family enjoyed this week at Lakeridge! It means so much to us that you considered it "the best vacation" and that it met your expectations. Please come back soon!
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Lovely getaway!

  • 5 of 5

This property did not disappoint! We spent a very relaxing long weekend here, and enjoyed easy access to Great Smoky Mountain National Park, Bryson City, and the Cherokee Indian Fair. We found the kitchen to be well furnished, and the interior pleasantly furnished. Would book this property again without reservation!

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Chris for taking time to write a review! We are so glad your family enjoyed your time at Lakeridge. We would love to have you return to Lakeridge and hopefully the weather will be better for you!
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Love Lakeridge!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful lake home with all amenities! Convenient to lake access and lovely covered porches with a view! We would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Angela for taking time to review Lakeridge House! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and invite you back to enjoy the lake and views anytime!
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This is a beautiful location with an amazing view.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Lakeridge house for a girls weekend. Melissa was very helpful and provided perfect instructions. The pictures do not do this place justice. It is gorgeous! There are so many little details provided in the house that made our stay stress free. We felt right at home. Thank you for a wonderful vacation.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We so appreciate you taking the time to write this review! Stress free is exactly what we like to hear! We know your time in the mountains should be relaxing and enjoyable. So glad you and your friends had a good time and felt at home. That is music to our ears :) Thank you and hope you make it back to Lakeridge House sometime!
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Very nice cottage, well equipped, modern.

  • 5 of 5

We highly recommend this cottage. It is hidden in the mountains, beautiful views from deck.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review! We would love for you to come enjoy the views anytime!
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Damage Deposit $200

No WiFi available. No land line phone available in home. Check in time is at 3 p.m. Check out time is at 10 a.m.

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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