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Best Location for Fall Folliage & Skiing, Quiet LH Estates Home

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,200 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 9-10)


Welcome to Claret Escape! We are centrally located in Lake Harmony Estates. Just 5 minutes to Jack Frost and 2 minutes to Big Boulder Ski Mountains (1 left tickets gets you access to both mountains....see more info below)! Nightlife and fine dining are just down the street.

Upgrade announcement:

We recently renovated the Kitchen in Summer of 2017 - New flooring, granite counters, added a dishwasher, all new appliances, sink, lighting, etc.

We also added more flat panel HDTVs to the bedrooms

We are centrally located in Lake Harmony Estates. Just a 2 minute walk down the street gets you to the private beach with restricted access only to Lake Harmony Estates homeowners and guests only! Nightlife and fine dining are just down the street. Some advantages/amenities we have over other listed homes are: High Speed Internet access via WIFI. We provide all linens (why bother packing sheets, towels, etc.!) Professional Housekeeping Service (ensures our home is spotless and fresh when guests arrive) Come with family or visit with friends for a nice relaxing getaway. Secluded location on private wooded lot. You will be sure to see an abundance of wildlife (turkey's & deer are nearly an everyday sighting!) while gazing through the large front windows as you simmer by the fireplace. We also have an outdoor fireplace and provide firewood for relaxing outdoors as well as a Weber gas frill located on the deck for outdoor grilling all year round.

More Details

Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 25, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you very much for the use of your house. We had a great time. The location was the best for a get-a-way from anything but especially the city.

The living room was decorated beautifully and sofas were very comfortable.

We especially loved the TV and the surround sound with the extended channels and music.

And the personal touches like the card from Mom saying congratulations!!

We only used the one bedroom and closed off the rest of the house so that the dogs could not roam freely (thus being less that I would have to clean).

The Big Bed was my favorite and I loved the way it was dressed.

The kitchen was very accommodating and it was great to have such a clean refrigerator with lots of ice.

We eat-out during our stay so we didn't use the kitchen (other than storing cold beverages).
Oct 2005
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Lake Harmony Estates House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Mountain
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Activities Guide
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • PC
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 9 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , twin ovr full bunk
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 8 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • autumn foliage
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • ski lift privileges
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
Smoking Restricted to Outdoors Only! If indoor smoking is observed, security deposit will be forfeited.


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Best Location for Fall Folliage & Skiing, Quiet LH Estates Home
average rating of 4.732394 based on 72 reviews

here for our son`s wedding

  • 5 of 5

the house was very clean and well stocked with supplies. close to the restaurants in Lake Harmony will stay here again

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the positive review and we look forward to hosting your family again in the future.
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Family Weekend - Couldn't ask for more!

  • 5 of 5

The Claret Escape was everything we could ask for. When we arrived the house was spotless. The kitchen is beautiful. We stayed over Easter weekend, prepared a big family dinner and found the kitchen well equipped. We have visited Lake Harmony a few times a year for the last 25+ years and we would definitely stay here again. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Setting

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at Claret Escape was just what our family needed. We went skiing 2 days in a row and came home to a nice cozy fire. The house was very clean and well kept and had all the creature comfort supplies we needed.

We had dinner at Big Boulder Tavern one night and it was fantastic with a beautiful view of the lake. I would definitely recommend this home to our friends.

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean, Quiet, Rustic House-

  • 3 of 5

We stayed for a couple of nights. The place is nice. It has pretty much what you need. There's a huge washer and dryer and, a dishwasher. :) you don't get that with most rentals. Excellent heat. The owner is nice and is helpful. Fairly quick replies. Great cell reception and Internet. Fair prices. The only thing that I didn't care for was, nosy next-door neighbors and no fenced-in yard for our dogs.

Otherwise, 2 thumbs up!.

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very comfortable and clean!

  • 5 of 5

We loved being so close to both jack frost and big boulder for skiing. The house was very clean and well stocked. It was extra nice that linens and towels were included. The owner responded quickly to all questions.

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great quiet property near skiing!

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time visiting the property on a short two night stay to Big Boulder and Jack Frost. The owners were extremely attentive to our needs and encouraged feedback on the status of the property. All the amenities you need for a great visit were provided.

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Lake Harmony Estate Private Beach
Car: necessary

Paintball, Water park, Fall Foliage Sightseeing, White Water Rafting, Skiing/Snowboarding,, Hiking


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $100
Cleaning $130
Pet Fee $70

Holiday and Special Event Weekends/Weeks will carry slightly higher rates; email for specifics.
Holidays: Thanksgiving, Christmas/New Years, MLK Weekend, Pres. Weekend, Memorial Day Weekend, July 4th Week, & Labor Day Week
Special Events: Beer/Wine Festivals, Blues Festival, NASCAR Race weeks, etc.

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.