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Andrew Susemichel

Member since: 1999
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Speaks: english
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Andrew Susemichel

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Lakefront Mountain Retreat with Boat

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

Lake Toxaway House Rental Photos and Description

4BR Lakefront Vacation Rental Lake Toxaway, North Carolina USA

Envision a lakefront mountain retreat situated on a 640-acre crystal clear lake with temperatures that seldom exceed 82°. Imagine relaxing in a private balcony, your living room or outside on a dock with impeccable views of the lake. Welcome to Lake Toxaway Landing #5. This contemporary lakefront house in the mountains offers unbelievable beauty. It is located between Highlands and Brevard (near Cashiers, NC), about 45 minutes from Asheville. The home is situated near Whitewater Falls, the tallest waterfall in the eastern United States, and directly on Lake Toxaway, the largest private lake in North Carolina, which has an area of 640 acres and is at an elevation of 3,010 feet. Lake Toxaway elevation provides mild year round weather, making it ideal for swimming, fishing, boating, canoeing, sailing, and water-skiing.

Lake Activities: At Lake Toxaway, you can enjoy swimming, sun bathing, kayaking, fishing (with proper license). The lake is all fresh water, fed by numerous mountain streams, and is always refreshing! We have a spacious, gently rolling lot going right to our private dock with a 20-foot deck boat you can rent on a daily or weekly basis. The boat capacity is nine people. Life jackets are included.

A Drop Box folder invitation provided by owner to lake house visitors provides information about nearby restaurants, craft and antique shops, numerous hiking trails, waterfalls, horseback riding stables, white-water rafting and information about snow skiing. Families have been drawn to the dramatic mountain views and crystal clear waters of Lake Toxaway for years. In the early 1900s famous names like Henry Ford, Thomas Edison and Harvey Firestone could be found in the registers of local hotels and country clubs at Toxaway.

Other Amenities: The laundry room offers a washer, dryer, ironing board, iron, and vacuum cleaner. The kitchen includes a full-size refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave, stove/oven, drip coffee maker, toaster, blender, eight settings of silverware and dinnerware, basic cooking spices, plus all the gadgets and utensils you willl need (corkscrew included). There is a large heating fireplace along with owner-provided wood. Our game shelf includes numerous games, and our video shelf contains over thirty videos of both recent and older movies.

60 inch HDTV LED in great room 33 HD channels. TV with Direct TV hookup in all 4 bedrooms. Three bedroom s have Flat Screen TV;s. The lower level bedroom suite has a Jacuzzi bath.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Andrew Susemichel (Owner)
Member since: 1999
Call Owner
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Speaks: english
Response time:
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Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 13, 2015

About Andrew Susemichel

I am a mechanical engineer and president of an energy engineering company E-Max. My family and I need a place to get away to relax from a high stress work atmosphere. Lake Toxaway and the lakefront mountain retreat is ideal for private relaxation on the largest private lake in North Carolina.

Andrew Susemichel purchased this house in 1994

Why Andrew Susemichel chose Lake Toxaway

We stayed at vacation places nearby at Fairfield Lake in Cashiers NC and decided we wanted our own lake vacation home. Lake Toxaway is the largest private lake in North Carolina and one of the few lakes that the lake level changes a very small. Other lakes levels change because of hydroelectric power plants etc.

Guestbook comments from the owner

The most restful and beautiful vocation of our life. We enjoyed the incredible view of the wide expanse at the center of the lake from the great room and deck.



Going to White Water Falls was a real treat. Seeing the white squirrels and flying squirrels were truly amazing wonders of nature. Never before have we enjoyed God's beauty in nature in so many different ways.



We enjoyed cruising the lake in the deck boat provided with the lake house. Nothing beats seeing the entire lake from the deck oat. Both of us and our friends really hope to visit your lake house again.



Thanks for everything.
Sep 2014
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Reviews

5
based on 9 traveler reviews

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Lakefront Mountain Retreat with Boat
average rating of 5.0 based on 45 reviews
Maitland, Florida
5

Excellent Mountain Experience

  • 5 of 5

My family and I spent 1 week at the Lakefront Mountain Retreat located on Lake Toxaway. The experience was truly wonderful. The location is great with easy access to a community dock and boat that we rented with the home. Sitting on the deck of the home which looks out onto to Lake Toxaway was fantastic. We spent a lot of time on the boat tubing with the kids and taking slow cruises before dark. The house was located near some great hiking trails, a horse farm where we went riding,a great camp where we enjoyed zip lining and golf courses where we played golf (including the Lake Toxaway Country Club). The home is also very conveniently located near a couple of great restaurants including the Brown Trout where we had a wonderful dinner. All in all my family and I had a fantastic time and highly recommend the home for anyone who loves the mountains and lake.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2008
  • Stayed: Jul 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Chip for your kind comments.
5

A wonderful place to relax, reflect & rejuvenate.

  • 5 of 5

This was our second visit to this property and we could not have enjoyed it more. The description and pictures on this website make you want to come here and we were not disappointed. The property is not brand new but is well maintained and very clean. Everything works as it should and communication with the owner was easy and he was very responsive.

If you imagine what a mountain lake would look like this is it. The lake is pristine and the property that is around it is all well maintained and attractive. The lake is small as lakes go but large enough for any type of boating activity. The boat is perfect for enjoying the lake. Our visits have both been in the fall and the lake was never crowded. There is plenty of room for four couples or a large family with bedrooms on three levels. There are many places nearby to visit as far as parks, shops and recreational opportunities. My only problem with visiting here is that I never want to leave.

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
5

A Great House in Paradise

  • 5 of 5

We have been to this house twice in the past year and several times in past years. My wife and I usually go in the winter months; we love the mountains at that time of year because there are no crowds. My passion is fly fishing and there are great streams to fly fish in the Western Carolina Mountains and winter is the greatest, no other fly fisherpeople. The property is clean, well maintained, and the owner (Andy) is the greatest I have ever leased from in his responses to the guest needs. Last November 2014 he accommodated my wife and I and our guest by keeping his boat in water that we might tour Toxaway Lake even though we were pushing the season for taking out boats.

Always plenty of firewood, very important at that time of year.

My recommendation go early, go late, go often, it is amazing if you like the mountains.

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
5

Great house and beautiful view!

  • 5 of 5

We are a group of 4 couples who have been renting every January for the last 4 or 5 years. Our intention is to relax and enjoy each other. What a great place for this!! And we have a beautiful view as well! As you can imagine, with so many people there is a lot of coordinating that needs to be done. Every time Andy is quick to email or text back with answers. He is also available via email, texts, or phone calls during our stay should we have any problems (or more questions). The house is older, but is very clean. All in all, great experiences every year. Great house. Great views. Great homeowners to work with. Highly recommend!! Thanks Andy for dealing with us each year with such patience!! The "Friday Night Gang"

  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
5

Lake House on Center of Lake Toxaway Gets Better

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at the Lakefront Mountain Retreat several times. The Hurricane Deck Boat with the 150 HP Yamaha outboard is awesome. It pulled the two on the float so easily. We like the new four space parking area so every member of our party has a parking place. Thanks for the new 60 inch HD TV in the family room. We will definitely be back next year.

  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Princeton New Jersey
5

Two weeks Vacation in the Fall

  • 5 of 5

Two great weeks! The leaves put an incredible show for us. We hiked, shopped, rode the parkway, went to crafts show in Asheville, watched Alabama beat Tennessee and had a great boat trip on Lake Toxaway.

Your neighbor Joe was wonderful. He blew the leaves from our driveway and took us on a boat trip. We had a week with relatives from California and a week alone. You home was perfect for a crowd or a couple. You've done a great job of elevating a "rental" to a home.

Thanks for a well equipped kitchen. We had enjoyable meals with several cooks amongst us. Yes, we had everything we needed!

My husband appreciated your comfortable mattresses and your never ending water heater.

You have a wonderful home which exhibits a lot tender loving care.

Thanks for sharing it.

  • Submitted: May 23, 2010
  • Stayed: Oct 2002
  • Source: HomeAway

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Nearby stores include: Ingles (which offers video rentals), Bi-Lo, Food Lion, and Winn Dixie supermarkets, Wal Mart, K-Mart, a CVS drugstore and a shopping center just 16 miles away in Brevard. Several dozen fine restaurants are located within 15-30 minutes driving distance of the lake front mountain retreat, and are listed in the spiral book we provide with the rental. To assure your reservation, please reserve our spectacular lake front mountain retreat today.

Golf: Go golfing at the world-renowned High Hampton Country Club or Sapphire Mountain Golf Club. You can golf at Lake Toxaway Country Club.

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Rates & Availability

From $250 Per night

Lake Toxaway House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer with Boat except July 4
May 30 2015 - Sep 5 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,900
$12,000
 
 
Fall with Boat
Sep 12 2015 - Nov 14 2015
7 night minimum stay
$2,400
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 21 2015 - Nov 28 2015
4 night minimum stay
$350
$1,800
 
 
Winter Season
Dec 5 2015 - Dec 18 2015
3 night minimum stay
$250
$1,200
$3,600
 
 
Christmas New years
Dec 19 2015 - Jan 2 2016
4 night minimum stay
$350
$1,800
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
$250
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $150 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.75%
Notes $1,400.00 to $3,200/week Boat Included with Higher Rental Rate
All rental prices based on a maximum of 10 in your party.
*** Please Call For Special Rates On Last Minute Reservations***
Paymnet by check, Visa or Master Charge

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Lake Toxaway House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq. ft.
  • 3 stories
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lakefront
  • Monument View
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , Master Suite
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , Upper Suite
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , jetted tub , Lower Suite
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , Guest Suite
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master Suite
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Upper Suite
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Lower Suite
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Guest Suite
Entertainment:
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Boat
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Motorboat
  • Patio
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
  • Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
This 2,800 square foot contemporary vacation home has all the amenities you'd expect. With four private bedroom suites sitting on the center of the largest private lake in North Carolina, you look directly at Mount Toxaway (elevation 4,100 feet). The master suite has a king size canopy bed and a sitting room with amazing views of the lake. The second and third suites have queen size beds and sitting areas with lake views. The fourth suite has a queen size bed, a reclining chair and television with a view of a rustic mountain stream. There are four baths (one with Jacuzzi tub), a two-level great room, dining room and kitchen. You will have use of a washer and dryer, a microwave, dishwasher and ice maker. The LCD High Definition TVs are located in the great room and upper bedroom. The great room also features a Tivo recorder. Direct TV is on all 4 TVs and high speed hook-ups are in every room, with the addition of a wireless connection.

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