WATERFRONT HOME ON LAKE JAMES - BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS

Cheri Whitney

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Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
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Minimum Stay 4 - 5 nights
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WATERFRONT HOME ON LAKE JAMES - BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS

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House, 4 bedroom, 4.5 bath, sleeps 10

This nearly new custom lakefront home is set in the Blue Ridge Mountains just 10 minutes from I-40 and 40 minutes east of downtown Asheville, NC. This 5,000 sf home will surely become one of your favorite places on Earth.

This upscale 4 bedroom, 4 1/2 bath home with a 2-car garage sleeps 10 people very comfortably. It is set in a secluded and somewhat rural gated community but is within a 10 minute drive of grocery stores, restaurants, the beautiful new YMCA and the McDowell Mission Hospital.

A day at the Lake: Awaken to a cup of fresh ground coffee on the covered mahogany deck and enjoy a picture perfect sunrise view over the glassy-smooth waters of Lake James and the breathtaking Blue Ridge Mountains beyond. After breakfast you might dive from the private dock located in a protected cove and into the cool, pure, refreshing water of the 200 ft deep Lake James, which is fed by two rivers and boasts 140 miles of 90 percent undeveloped coastline. Take the two kayaks, which are provided along with life jackets, for a paddle around the Big Island. Be on the watch for turtles or blue herons. Bring your own boat and tie up to the twenty foot long dock. When not swimming, fishing, boating , relaxing in the sun or shade, you will enjoy pool, foosball, ping-pong, or darts in the lower level playroom with 8ft tall sliding glass walls that open onto a large cobblestone patio with plenty of seating for all. The playroom and the patio, like all other rooms have the same breathtaking views of the lake and the mountains.

When you've had enough sun, put your feet up on one of the ottomans or enjoy one of the rocking chairs you will find in my favorite room, the covered mahogany deck which will easily seat all 10 people. It is very private and of course has the same incredible views. The Big Green Egg cooker will make the best food you have ever eaten.

Once the sun goes down, be sure to sit on the uncovered cobblestone deck, watch an incredible sunset, locate the Big Dipper and watch for falling stars. You'll listen to a symphony of bullfrogs and whip-poor-wills.

Before bed, unwind in the whirlpool tub. You'll want to get to bed early so you can do it all over again tomorrow!

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Cheri Whitney

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2009
Speaks english
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Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 5 nights
Book with confidence
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Three services to protect your trip:
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5
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Waterfront Home on Lake James - Blue Ridge Mountains
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews
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Waterfront Home on Lake James - Blue Ridge Mountains
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p244309
+1 828 712-8889
Asheville Asheville Area
5

Perfect family getaway

  • 5 of 5
We loved everything about this home. From the large living space with open kitchen and dining area, to the covered porch with the Big Green Egg (that we kept lit each night), to the large playroom (perfect for three young boys), and finally to the nearby dock where we parked our rented pontoon boat, this home was the perfect family getaway with a beautiful view. After one big trip to the grocery store, we never left the property or Lake James until our vacation ended. Thank you for opening your gracious home to us.
  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
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Waterfront Home on Lake James - Blue Ridge Mountains
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p244309
+1 828 712-8889
Asheville Asheville Area
5

Takes My Breathe Away

  • 5 of 5
This is the 4th year we have stayed at this house for a week. After the first year we were spoiled and knew we would keep coming back. We used to go to the beach every summer, but my husband and all three kids (11-16) prefer the lake and this house over the beach. While here, we are able to relax and take things slow, making wonderful memories.

Anything you could possibly want or need for a lake vacation can be found at this house. Linens and cleaning supplies are provided, as well as just about everything else! We finally mastered the Green Egg this year too.

The views from the two story open living room are fabulous. Coffee on the porch over the lake turns into hours because it is such a beautiful view. We loved watching the hummingbirds too.

We love taking the kayaks out, and every morning try to make it just a bit further around the lake.

The kids love playing pool and ping pong in the downstairs game room.

Cheri and Richard are wonderfuls hosts. They didn't even fuss when I accidently set the alarm off once :)
  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
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Waterfront Home on Lake James - Blue Ridge Mountains
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p244309
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Asheville Asheville Area
Wilmington, NC
5

This is a beautiful house inside and out!

  • 5 of 5
We had a great time staying in this amazing house. The views were breathtaking from everywhere in the house. The lake was pristine despite having so much rain the week before. We enjoyed fishing, swimming and kayaking on the lake. The kids enjoyed the game room and the large selection of movies when we had down time.
The owner maintains the home with every amenity one could ever need on vacation. It was a very comfortable place for 4 adults and 6 kids. Everyone had their own space, and my husband and I had the beautiful master suite downstairs which has a balcony that provided many mornings for quiet cups of coffee.
We hiked at Lake James Park, Linville Falls and Grandfather mountain. We went into Morganton and enjoyed the small town atmosphere.
I would definitely recommend this property to anyone looking for a relaxing vacation.
  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
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Waterfront Home on Lake James - Blue Ridge Mountains
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+1 828 712-8889
Asheville Asheville Area
5

Absolutely perfect

  • 5 of 5
This elegant home is situated on a quiet cove of this large lake. It was beautifully furnished and perfectly set up for visitors. There is a large boat dock for swimming and sunning, a large game room with pool table and pingpong, and a charming covered deck near the dining area for enjoying the view or for outdoor meals. We couldn't have enjoyed our time more, and would absolutely look for opportunities to stay there again.
  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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This waterfront home is nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains just 45 minutes from Asheville, NC. The local area offers fishing, hiking, and kayaking. Nearby attractions include Grandfather's Mountain which boasts a 'Mile High Swinging Bridge', Linville Gorge, Linville Falls and the Blue Ridge Parkway. Asheville is home to the Biltmore Estate, the North Carolina Arboretum, art galleries and wonderful restaurants.

Other Activities: Boating, art galleries, shopping.

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Availability & Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
Jun 1 2014 - Aug 31 2014
5 night minimum stay
$500
$3,500
 
 
Fall
Sep 1 2014 - Oct 31 2014
4 night minimum stay
$425
$3,205
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $200
Property Damage Protection $49
Tax Rate 12.75%

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Amenities

Amenities

Asheville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Lake
  • Waterfront
  • Lakefront
  • Waterfront
  • Monument View
Theme:
  • Family
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Iron & Board
  • Garage
  • Parking
  • Wireless Internet
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Water Cooler
  • Hair Dryer
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Security System
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Telephone
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Stove
  • Grill
  • Kitchenette
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Ice Maker
  • Pantry Items
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 4 twin/ single
  • Master Bedroom: King-sized bed, private porch, walk-in closet, private bathroom, his and her sinks, Whirlpool tub, massage shower. Second Bedroom: 2 queen-sized beds, private bathroom. Third Bedroom: King-sized bed, shared bathroom with Fourth Bedroom. Fourth Bedroom: 2 twin beds, Daybed with pop-up trundle, shared bathroom with Third Bedroom.
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Radio
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • VCR
  • Books
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Video Library
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
Outside:
  • Wood Deck
  • Boat Dock
  • Gated Community
  • Patio
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Large Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Raft
  • 40 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Whirlpool
  • Spa Whirlpool
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • restaurants
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • forests
  • marina
  • waterfalls
  • recreation center
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • museums
  • cinemas
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • sight seeing
  • antiquing
  • paddle boating
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • photography
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • laundromat
  • hospital
  • medical services
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • pier fishing
  • water tubing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • jet skiing
  • tennis
  • cycling
  • golf
  • water skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • swimming
  • sailing
  • fishing
  • skiing
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