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Saluda Vista:Blue Ridge Lakeside Luxury-3BR,3+BA, Hot Tub-Home for the Holidays!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Space 1,700 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Remodeled lakeside cottage sleeps 6 in 3 king beds with 3 1/2 BA/5 min to Saluda

Did you ever dream of living on a lake? Saluda Vista is a place where the quiet serenity of nature surrounds you. Come stay with us and experience it for yourself. Lake Hosea is a small lake surrounded by homes where privacy and space are a given and the only call you answer to is the song of the winds.

Completely renovated in 2015, Saluda Vista is a 1975 contemporary cottage style home. All of the orange carpeting and avocado appliances were replaced with beautiful bamboo flooring and a modern kitchen with GE Slate appliances, quartz countertops, and custom cabinetry. The large counter height dining table seats 8 comfortably, while the luxurious sectional sofa allows families to gather together around the fireplace. The maple of the mantle was handpicked at a local sawmill because of its’ beautiful grain, while a local woodcrafter honed it to a natural rustic finish which enhances the knots and wormholes. The 55” flat screen TV mounted over the mantle has access to Dish Network and Netflix.

Two master bedrooms with en suite baths are located on either side of this main level allowing privacy for two couples or family members.

The first of the masters boasts a king size bed, 40” flat screen TV, walk in closet, and private sitting area.

The bath has a double vanity and full size tub with a marble subway surround and a marble basketweave tile floor. The curved shower rod and the glass block window make the tub feel quite spacious.

The second master bedroom is the “room with a view” as the corner windows look out over Lake Hosea. This bedroom also has a king size bed, seating area, and 32” flat screen TV.

The large walk in shower tiled in travertine and accented with glass mosaic tile is the eye-grabbing feature of this bathroom.

In addition to the huge open concept kitchen/dining/living room (approx. 16'x32') and the two master bedrooms with baths, the main level also has a half bath located right inside the door leading to the 12x36 deck which runs the whole width of the back of the house. With a great view of Lake Hosea, this is “the spot” to host family dinners. Two tables provide dining for 8, while the charcoal grill invites the barbecue master to try his/her hand.

Down the stairs is yet a third bedroom with a king size bed, seating, and a 40 inch flat screen television. The bath right across the hallway features a HUGE walk in shower with a bench and a rainfall shower head.

The laundry room, with full size washer and dryer, occupies the last space on the lower level. With a walk out to a seating area under the deck above, this area also has a nice water view.

A 5 person paddleboat is available for guest use from April through October. We also have lifejackets in a variety of sizes. There is a "little red wagon" which can be loaded up with drinks, lunch, etc...and pulled down to the lake for a picnic.

Be sure to check out our other two properties, Mountain Vista Retreat and Verandah Vista, property IDs 600417 and 949224, and our website. We take great pride in offering "The Best" to our guests.

More Details

Owner
Suzanne and Marty Kelly
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 17, 2017

About Suzanne and Marty Kelly

Suzanne & Marty met & fell in love while working at an Eco-resort on the island of St.John in the US Virgin Islands. After much deliberation about where to make our permanent home ( and even more on where we shouldn't) we decided on the mountains of North Carolina. We moved here after our island wedding in 2004 and have never regretted our decision.

Suzanne and Marty Kelly purchased this cottage in 2014

Why Suzanne and Marty Kelly chose Saluda

We have another vacation rental property, Mountain Vista Retreat, located in Hendersonville, NC. It has been such a success that we decided we would like to have a second property. Our real estate agent actually sent us this listing by mistake, but the fact that the house was on a lake really grabbed out attention. We drove down to take a look at the property and fell in love with the location and the town of Saluda. We knew we were the right people to take this cottage from the 1970's into the next century. After nearly 6 months of renovation work (from November 2014 to May 2015), we are excited to share Saluda Vista with everyone.

What makes this cottage unique

When we first came to look at the property, the quiet was what really grabbed and held our attention. We stood out on the large deck overlooking the lake from above and marveled at the peace we felt. The chirping of birds and the sound of running water held our attention. Ducks came flying from the west and skidded to a landing across the lake. The place just help a magical charm.

Map

Nearest Airport
24 Miles
Asheville
Nearest Barpub
3.5 Miles
Purple Onion
Nearest Golf
11 Miles
Tryon Country Club
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
I-26
Nearest Restaurant
3.5 Miles
Purple Onion
Nearest Beach
26 Miles
Lake Lure Beach
Car: necessary

Amenities

Saluda Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
  • 3 1/2 baths
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

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average rating of 4.913793 based on 58 reviews
Apopka, FL
5

Perfect Vacation - Beautiful House and Oh So Clean!!

  • 5 of 5

We have been staying at vacation rentals for many years and I'll have to say Saluda Vista was one of the top homes we have stayed at. The entire rental process was flawless, from the initial contact to Suzanne and Marty, to the instructions they provided regarding the house. The icing on the cake though, super clean home and organized to the max! I loved the organization so much that it inspired me to get organized in my own home. This home lacks nothing - fully furnished with exceptional items, absolutely everything was in working order and the updates to the place (remodel) are fabulous! The bedrooms were finely furnished with high quality beds and bedding. The home was so comfortable and the bird feeder out the kitchen window was a delight to watch! This home will not disappoint!

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful

  • 5 of 5

Saluda Vista is a beautiful property furnished with everything you could think of. We wouldn't hesitate to go back.

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Peaceful and beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

Suzanne and Marty could not have done a better renovation job on this fantastic cottage! Lake Hosea is tucked away -- away!!! -- from everything. Let me say that if you are looking for quick access to civilization, this may not be for you. Saluda is about 10-12 minutes away, and Flat Rock/Hendersonville 25 minutes away. BUT -- the little lake is so peaceful, and you feel like you're waking up in a tree house because the cottage sits on a hill.

The bedrooms are luxuriously appointed, and I'm picky about my bed. Great night's sleep. I could see just how romantic this getaway could be, although I used it for a work/pleasure business retreat.

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sullivans Island, South Carolina
5

We loved Saluda Vista. House was perfect. Decor was lovely. Exceptionally clean!!🍁

  • 5 of 5

Jim & Mary from Mt Pleasant SC

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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YaYa's Girls Fall Trip 2017

  • 5 of 5

A group of us ladies always go on annual spring & fall trips! This year we found Saluda Vista for our fall get away and we were NOT disappointed. Just WOW!! This place is absolutely amazing. Spacious, beautifully decorated, well taken care of and it has every item you could possibly think of already stocked so that you can truly enjoy your stay. Big, open windows in the sitting area that show off the gorgeous view of the foliage & lake. While there, we enjoyed a visit to quaint little Saluda where we shopped and enjoyed the slower life style. We also enjoyed a show at Flat Rock Playhouse and it was wonderful. We found several local restaurants to enjoy and they were great! We are already planning our next ladies fall trip and we will be back at Saluda Vista! It is highly recommended, you will not be disappointed!

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Augusta,Ga. USA
5

Beautiful home.

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home. My friends said I was in charge of all vacation rentals from now on because this house turned out so good.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Additional information about rental rates

Housekeeping Charge $125
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 11.75%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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