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Beautiful Lake Retreat in the Midst of Sumter National Forest

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,400 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

----New for 2017... we are now offering free use of our 4 passenger golf cart with trailer hitch, two single person kayaks, and a 4 person pedal boat. We hope that the use of this equipment will make your time at the lake even more enjoyable!---

Imagine getting away from it all while spending your time at a lovely 4 bedroom 2 bathroom lake house.

Take the beautiful wooded path through the Sumter National Forest and find yourself at your very own private waterfront covered dock (1200 feet to lake). Here you will enjoy the largest lake east of the Mississippi River. Fishing, boating, kayaking, swimming and MORE will all be at your disposal. Parksville Recreation Area Boat Ramp is only a 5 minute car ride and the launch site is directly across from the private dock.

20 Miles to Evans, GA and 30 Miles to Augusta, GA

Indoor Features:

Bedroom 1: Queen Bedroom Set

Bedroom 2: Twin Bunk Bed x 2

Bedroom 3: Full Bedroom Set

Bedroom 4: Queen Bedroom Set

Futon in Game Room

Eat in Kitchen

2 Full Bathrooms

Game Room

Large Living Room

Wireless High Speed Internet

Outdoor Features:

-2.5 Acres that back up to 1000's of wooded Army Corps Land for you to use and enjoy

-Large Deck

-Picnic Table


-Fire Pit

-Private Covered Boat Dock

-Private Wooded Paths to Lake

-Largest Fresh Water Lake East of the Mississippi

...And So much more! Please contact us with any questions.

More Details

Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 23, 2018

About The Owner

This was our primary house up until 2014 when we decided to move closer to Augusta to raise our growing family. We always enjoyed living at the lake and would love to share that opportunity with our guests. We have lived in the Augusta area since 2007 and would be more than happy to answer any questions you have about the house or the area.

The Owner purchased this house in 2007

Why The Owner chose Modoc

We purchased this property after falling in love with the surrounding forest and the shoreline of the lake. The sunsets overlooking the lake are out of this world.

What makes this house unique

This home offers a unique combination of escaping from everyday life, yet still being a short drive to the nearest grocery store.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you so much, we had a great week at the lake, we really enjoyed your house it was perfect for our family. Thanks for all the goodies. We will call you again when we get a chance to go to the lake again
Jul 2015
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Modoc House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Books
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • limited accessibility
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
30 AMP RV Hookup is available (*Daily Access Fee) Camping available on property


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(9 traveler reviews)

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Beautiful Lake Retreat in the Midst of Sumter National Forest
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews

Wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely beautiful sunset

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spacious rental on the lake :)

  • 5 of 5

We had such a wonderful time staying at this beautifully decorated and spacious home. The yard was huge, and had plenty of room for my kids, (3 and 2) and our bulldogs to run around and play. My kids had a ball playing on the playset, and roasting marshmallows on the fire pit. When we where not having fun at the house we where down at the water picking up shells, swimming, and enjoying all the nature on the lake, and around the home. We even had a green tree frog, that came to visit us on the back patio from time to time. The owners even had yard games for us and the kids to enjoy in the spacious yard. The house had everything you needed for your stay and more! They even provided floats so we could float around the shaded dock on the water. We used the grill on the back deck every night, so we didnt have to leave the whole stay. Props to the owners for providing us with a amazing vacation that we will never forget, and answering our questions immediately during our stay. We will definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: May 24, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the review Brittany. I am thrilled to hear that you and your family had such an awesome time!
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McLean, VA

Best of Both Worlds for Masters Week

  • 5 of 5

This was a great choice for our group of four, in town to attend the Masters golf tournament. Augusta accommodations were sky high and staying in Columbia meant a long daily commute. This lake retreat was a perfect solution, offering a relatively short drive that avoided most traffic, and a comfortable setting to unwind and relax after a long day at Augusta National. The house is spacious, well-furnished, and immaculate, with a huge backyard (complete with charcoal grill and fire pit!) and short stroll down to the lake. TV reception was a little hit or miss and the lake level was surprisingly low (must have been a dry winter) but the overall accommodations were perfect for our needs and the homeowner could not have been more responsive or accommodating. With the proximity to Augusta and the pastoral lake setting, it was truly the best of both worlds! A great find and an affordable option to consider if you are looking for comfortable and convenient Masters lodging.

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for this awesome review! We really appreciate your input. I am so happy to hear that this worked out so well for your group during Masters Week.
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Great location for outdoors enthusiasts

  • 5 of 5

This home sits on a nice large piece of land and provides a quiet place to slow down and relax. The homeowner was very nice and easy to work with. I would stay here again without question.

  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review Ben! I hope you and your group come back again soon.
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Charleston, SC

Hurricane Matthew Retreat

  • 5 of 5

We were in need of evacuating form Charleston due to inclement weather. We had a large group with pets and this place was perfect. The location was ideal for us getting in and out of the Lowcountry. The home was clean, up to date, and spacious enough for an extended stay with 6 adults, 3 kids & 2 dogs. We had plenty of room to run and play outside and the short walk to the lake was a nice break from potential cabin fever.

We had everything we needed to be comfortable in regards to linens, bath towels, etc. The only downside, which we managed to overcome, is the inability to watch football via the TV set up. This was not a deal breaker but access to cable would make college gamedays a bit more convenient.

We managed to make the short trip to nearby McCormick for groceries and a night out to celebrate a birthday at the local Mexican restaurant.

Owners were very accommodating and a pleasure to work with during our time of need and their flexibility gave us one less thing to worry about while are homes were under siege from the storm.

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your wonderful review Chad! We are happy that our lake house provided your group with a safe and fun refuge from the hurricane. We hope that things have normalized for you all and that the hurricane did not cause too much havoc once you returned home. Again, we appreciate the review! Sincerely, Kathryn & Tom
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Great house for family gathering

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a great gathering at the lake house. We had lots of room for our family of all ages. The kids loved the big yard and play set. The location was good and we enjoyed the walk to the lake through the woods. Nice covered boat dock. Very quiet area in good cove.

There was plenty of room for parking and our motorhome. We look forward to our next trip.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $175
Pet Fee $200
Refundable Damage Deposit $250

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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