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Spectacular Lakefront Estate! Exclusive Club with Golf-Tennis-Boating-Hiking!

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Half Baths1
Space 5,500 sq ft
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

5 Bedrooms, 5.5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 12

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Welcome to Cardinal Zen. As good as it gets. Access to the exclusive Lake Toxaway Golf & Tennis Club. Since 1903, the Rockefellers, Fords and Edison's referred to this glorious lake escape as "Little Switzerland." No expense was spared on this beautiful 5-bedroom 5 and 1/2 bath, 5,500 square foot lake front home. Fantastic water views from almost every room. Professionally furnished and decorated. Gourmet fully equipped kitchen. Pillow top mattresses and luxurious linens. Two great rooms. Four wood burning fireplaces. Stunning screened in deck with lake and wooded views with wood burning fireplace. Huge, gradually sloping lawn with surrounding forest and creek. Perfect for children and adults of all ages.

Golf, tennis, croquet, fitness center, golf learning center and full Country Club Access (with an extra fee)

Fitness Room: Free Weights/Stationary Bike on-site

Ping pong table

Canoe

Kayaks

Stand up paddle boards

Fishing

Ski/tubing Boat and Equipment Rentals

Hiking trails with extensive water falls and mountains

More Details

Owner
Theresa Cannon
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 22, 2018

Amenities

Lake Toxaway Estate Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • estate
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 5500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain View
  • Resort
  • Village
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet
  • Master bath with: Over sized jacuzzi tub Double vanity Separate shower Large walk-in closet
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , walk in closet on master
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , Walk-in closet on 2nd floor
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Walk-in closet on 2nd floor
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , walk in closet on 2nd floor
    Bedroom 6 - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Master on on ground floor overlooking lake King bed, pillow top mattress Separate sitting room overlooking lake 3-King bedrooms on second floor 1-double bedroom in attached house 1 - sleeper sofa
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Games
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting small game
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
There are some wonderful dining options between 5-to-25 min drives. Lake Toxaway Club, Osteria Del Monte, Canyon Kitchen, The Blind Mule. Additional extraordinary dining in nearby Highlands, Cashiers and Brevard.

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average rating of 5.0 based on 20 reviews
Louisville, Kentucky
5

Wonderful home for a week's stay

  • 5 of 5

This home was warm and welcoming for our group. We especially loved the screened porch and all of the places in the home and on the property to enjoy some quiet time.

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Jacksonville , Florida
5

BUCKET LIST Stay at The Lake

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay at this wonderful home.

Ditto our comments for last October.

Maybe even nicer than last year.Great to get away from the 90's in Florida.

We had to literally force ourselves to leave the home.

Kayaking and canoeing on Cardinal Lake was fantastic as usual.

Morning coffee and sunset cocktails on the dock were heavenly.

Great day trips to Brevard, Waynesville, Franklin, Highlands and Cashiers.

Fall leaves were spectacular this year even though the locals say the hurricane

effected them somewhat.

We only had two couples but the home could easily handle 10 to 12 visitors.

Check in and check out was a breeze thanks to Rocky.

Cant wait to return next year.

Fred & Carlye

Jacksonville, Fl.

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Multi-Generational Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Blonde hair whipping across her shoulders, our 11-year-old granddaughter sailed by in the red kayak. She'd never kayaked before, but on the calm waters of Upper Lake Toxaway, she'd mastered the simple strokes. She was headed across the lake--could she make it to the other side? In the background, a couple canoed with a young daughter; the two boys outmaneuvered each other in the paddle boat; one of the men--a surfer--stood effortlessly on a paddle board, moving with light strokes; and a son in a red kayak disappeared into the corner of the lake to explore the headwaters. Soon he would paddle into a mountain stream, gliding under rhododendrons.

Cardinal Zen, thank you. Thank you for comfortable beds, a spacious home, a beautiful patio for morning breakfast, a deep jacuzzi for thinking about the day's gifts, for a child-friendly breakfast room and an elegant dining room, for lush landscaping and Adirondack chairs, for a dock with umbrellas and chaise longues for conversation during the day and for Milky Way gazing at night, for firewood for s'mores, for Rocky who made sure everything was perfect... thank you!

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Boynton Beach FL
5

More impressive than photos and desription

  • 5 of 5

The home is quite the retreat. Whether a large family gathering & reunion or pure solitude for one or two couples - this is a fabulous destination. Do not consider this your normal VBRO, primarily because of the premier service & attention to detail rendered by Theresa and Rocky. Their service reminded me of the attention I've received at Ritz Carlton's. Put this property on your list for a mountain stay in western NC.

We will be a return visitor for sure.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great family vacation

  • 5 of 5

Great time away for extended family of 12. Lots of water toys. Large home with places for privacy and group activities. Quiet lake safe for kids. Very relaxing.

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful setting. Property well kept.

  • 5 of 5

Three couples enjoyed 27 Cardinal Drive for a full week. The house was well appointed and beautifully kept. The caregiver was extremely nice and helpful. Lots of fun in a beautiful setting. Thanks!

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
70 Miles
GreenvilleSpartenburg International or Asheville
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Lake Toxaway Country Club
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Brown Trout
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

Available
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $2,500
Pet Fee $250
Tax Rate 9.75%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund