Kerr Lake Log Cabin on Calm Cove with Gentle Slope to Water, Nearby Sandy Beach(22 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:Cabin
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
4 Bedroom Traditional Log Cabin Will Feel Like Your Home Away From Home
- Neighborhood has tennis/basketball court, running/walking path, landing strip, nearby playground and boat ramp (5 miles).
- Calm cove has main channel access and sandy beach with horseshoes, picnic table and grill - ideal for swimming and water play.
- Slight incline from lake to house (rare at Kerr Lake) makes life easy.
- Dogs welcome - pet cleaning fee required
READY TO RELAX?
Pack your comfy clothes. Leave your worries behind. It's time for a trip to Kerr Lake. Nestled in a private cove on Kerr Lake, the Log Cabin is a perfect place to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Located in Clarksville, Virginia, the Log Cabin is just 1.5 hours from Raleigh, 2 hours from Richmond and 3 hours from Charlotte. It's a short drive, but you'll feel like you're a million miles away.
You'll enjoy views of the lake from nearly every room in the house, a sprawling deck, open floor plan and rustic furnishings. With four bedrooms and two bathrooms, the Log Cabin sleeps 8 (1 queen, 2 full, 2 twin beds), but can accommodate a larger family with the use of toddler cots (2 available upon request), a pack 'n' play (1 available upon request) and a comfy sofa. Bathing towels and bedding are provided (please bring your own beach towels). Dining room seats 8. Kitchen is well equipped for a group of 8+. House has heat and air conditioning.
Drink your morning coffee and enjoy the sunrise on the front porch glider. Take a run along the trails through the quaint neighborhood. Catch an impressive catfish or bass from the private dock. Soak up rays, dine alfresco and watch deer roam the 3-acre property from the expansive deck. Play tennis or basketball on the neighborhood court. Take a nap or watch the sunset in the comfy hammock. Cook the catch of the day on the gas grill. Roast hotdogs and marshmallows over the fire pit. Play games around the large dining room table. Watch movies in front of the gas fireplace.
Kerr Lake is a popular water sports destination with plenty of open water for skiing, wake boarding, tubing, etc. If you prefer a more relaxing water experience, the cove is the place to be. Swim in the calm waters around the dock or lounge on your float and enjoy the peaceful cove with heron, geese and ducks.
Located on a calm cove, the U-shaped slip dock has room for three boats (or more). Put your boats in at Longwood Park (5 miles away) and visit Clarksville Marina (6 miles away) for all of your boating needs. Unlike many Kerry Lake properties, the Log Cabin has only a slight incline from the water to the house, making loading and unloading easy. If you have strong arms, the dock is accessible by both strollers and wheelchairs.
The crappie, catfish, striper and bass are calling ... It's time to drop a line! The Log Cabin's private dock features a fish cleaning station with both power and running water. Bobcat's Bait & Tackle (4 miles away) has everything you need for a great fishing trip on Kerr Lake. No boat? No problem! Catch your dinner from the dock. The largest catch from the dock so far is a 10.78 pound catfish. Can you top that? Send us your photos from the dock!
If you prefer to stay onshore, you can take a short walk along the cove to the nearby peninsula. There is a sandy beach, great swimming area for kids, a picnic table, grill and horseshoes. The land along the shoreline is public property and great for exploring, fort building, frog catching and hide-and-go-seek. AREAWith buildings dating back to 1889, Clarksville, Virginia has an old-fashioned feel to it. It's a small town with friendly locals who are happy to provide tips about the area. The downtown is just a 10 minute drive or short boat ride from the Log Cabin. You can tie up your boat at the public dock and explore Virginia's only lakeside town. There are plenty of restaurants and shops to explore as well as several grocery stores and fast food options. Looking for dinner to go? Call ahead - some restaurants will deliver to the dock!
- Wi-Fi, washer, dryer, heat, air conditioning, cold water filter (in kitchen)
- Gas grill, fire pit, hammock, outdoor seating for 8+, 2 chaise lounge chairs with cushions- Children's picnic table, skewers for marshmallow and hotdog roasting
- DVD/Blu-ray player, library of 55 DVDs, PlayStation2 with 3 controllers, 40 PS2 games, basic board games and books
- Highchair, pack 'n' play and toddler cots available upon request
- There is no smoking allowed. No exceptions, sorry.
- We usually limit the number of guests to 8, but if you have infants or small children, we can be flexible. Please let us know the ages of your young guests, so we can provide highchairs, cots and toys, if appropriate.
- Dogs are welcome at the Log Cabin. A cleaning fee is required in addition to the standard cleaning fee.
- No cats or other animals are allowed inside the cabin.
Member since: 2015
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
2 Cots, 1 Pack 'n' Play and 1 highchair available upon request. Toys, games and movies are provided in the first-floor master closet. If you have toddlers, let us know and we can leave additional toys out for you. Floats and life preservers available upon request....moreless
- Limited Accessibility:
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 8-9
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Away From It All
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Wildlife Viewing
- Beach View:
- Lake View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Freshwater Fishing
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Water Skiing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Sep 15 - May 15, 2017
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning fee $150
- Refundable Damage Deposit $150
- Pet Fee $75
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Clarksville is Virginia's only lakeside town. It has nice restaurants and quaint shops typical of a small town, but has a old-timey feel to it with several buildings dating back to the early 1900s. You'll love riding your boat to the town dock and walking to lunch or dinner downtown. If you want to explore the surrounding area, take a ride to nearby Farmville, where you can enjoy a ropes course, shopping, dining and drinks by the river.
Year Purchased: 2015
About the owner: We live in Raleigh, North Carolina, but we love to come up to Clarksville, Virginia as much as possible. Joey is all about fishing, boating, home renovation and craft beer. Jen is all about the great outdoors – hiking, running, swimming, kayaking … you name it. She works in front of a computer writing all day, so she relishes her time at Kerr Lake.
Why the Owner Chose Merifield Acres (Clarksville, VA, USA):
We bought the cabin in early 2015 with hopes of renting it and sharing it with family and friends. This is our first real estate investment venture/adventure. So far we’ve learned it’s a little harder than it looks on TV, but it’s been worth it. It means so much to us to hear that our guests feel like they can relax here and enjoy quality time with their loved ones. It's amazing how this place is so close to everything, but feels like a million miles away. It really is a wonderful escape.
The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
We bought this log cabin because it felt like home to us. The neighborhood is beautiful to walk/run through, which is hard to find in the Clarksville area. We love that there is only a slight slope from the lake to the house, which makes it safe for kids and elderly guests. You'll see that it's rare to find a property like ours on Kerr Lake. Lake access can be treacherous from some properties. Not ours! It's right on a beautiful, calm cove with a sandy beach nearby. Locals gather on the beach to mingle, kids swim and play horseshoes, families use the picnic table and grill for waterside lunches. It's idyllic, really. Spending the evenings or early mornings sitting on the dock and watching the heron and eagles fly overhead is so relaxing. Lounging in a float in the cove or paddling over to the sandy beach is another favorite activity. We also enjoy catching our dinner - usually catfish. It's great that you can enjoy the lake (and tasty fish) with or without a boat. I like the private cove because I can jump off the dock and swim around with my kids without worrying about boats, tubers, etc. running us over or making big waves. Plus, there's plenty of space for skiing and wake boarding on the main channel just a short boat ride away. The Log Cabin is also very close to Longwood Recreation Area on US Highway 15, which has a boat ramp, swimming area and playground. Bobcat's bait and tackle is also around the corner for all of your fishing needs. The proximity of the cabin to downtown Clarksville is great for short boat rides to lunch or evenings out. Two grocery stores, fast food options, elegant dining and shopping is just a 5-mile drive from the cabin by car.
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Your home away from home awaits with cozy furnishings and lovely lake views
First-floor master has queen bed, lake view, bathroom access and walk-in closet
Upstairs guest room has full bed, lake view and desk.
Upstairs bedroom with two-twin beds and lake view
First-floor bathroom conveniently connects to the foyer and the master bedroom
Sprawling deck overlooks a quiet cove, private dock and wooded 3-acre lot
Dine alfresco with seating for 8-10 people under an expansive umbrella
The gentle incline from the dock to the house is rare at Kerr Lake
Walk, boat, swim or float over to Sandy Beach for horseshoes, picnics and more
Venture out to the main channel of Kerr Lake for watersports and views like this
We hope to have the opportunity to host you and your guests at the Log Cabin!
Open-concept first floor has french doors, gas fireplace, DVD/Bluray/PS2
Upstairs master has full bed, lake view, bathroom access, desk and huge closet
Bedrooms have plenty of space for air mattresses, toddler cots or pack 'n' plays
Spacious, well equipped kitchen opens to dining and living rooms
There's plenty of space in the upstairs bathroom equipped for up to 8 people
Fire pit and gas grill are great for cooking or making s'mores under the stars
You can see deer roam the secluded 3-acre property from the porch, deck and dock
Right off the main channel, the calm cove is great for swimming and fishing
There's no need to take your boat out, catch dinner from the dock or cove!
Consider an off-peak stay to enjoy the fall color, winter snow or spring flowers
This listing was first published here in 2015.
Date last modified - Saturday, December 10, 2016
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