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Speaks: english
Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Lake Front Guest House - Peaceful- 2 Kayaks

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

Lexington House Rental Photos and Description

House, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)

This is a perfect place for a quiet get-a-away or wonderful alternative to a required hotel stay.

Due to the setting it's best:

-for 1 or 2 people

-corporate stay in the Lexington area . (rowing

machine to help you stay in shape.)

-snowbirds in transit or scoping the area

-visiting family in the area, but prefer your privacy

Sorry, but there is no place to dock a boat or park a trailer. If you are renting a boat for a day, then check with the owners about a temporary dock .

If you stay a week and could leave the lake, it's two hours from Charleston, SC. Downtown Columbia is 35/40 minutes away and the zoo (30 minutes) State Museum and children's museum are well worth the visit. Restaurants and many shopping choices are in Lexington which is an 18 minute drive. A few restaurants and grocery stores are an easy 10 minute drive from the guest house. Most renters prefer to shop prior to arrival.

TWO KAYAKS are available to enjoy our large cove or to explore Shull Island.

Accommodations: Den and kitchen with island on one floor. Downstairs 600 sq. ft. with a queen bed and sitting area. Sleeps 2- one queen bed downstairs.

Three large windows overlooking the lake. We have all new appliances, including granite counter tops and HD TV with Dish Satellite.

There is a deck off the lower level for enjoying the lake view and for kayak or swimming access.

I can send more pictures if needed.

Keywords: Guest House, Lakefront, Peaceful

More Details
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Owner
Member since: 2010
Call Owner
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Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 19, 2015

About The Owner

My husband, Andy, is a retired airline pilot who flew for Pan Am and then Delta Airlines. He commuted to NY in order to live on the lake. He is now a golfer and can gladly help you with any area golf questions. I am a former French teacher and will gladly help you with lake questions or anything else.

Why The Owner chose Lexington

My husband cut 100 trees from our property in 1993 and started a 'project' with the lumber he had from the trees. He had planned for it to be a place for projects. Hence-part of the reason for the bathroom upstairs. He would work a while and then quit for a year or so. We finally decided to finish it as a guest house in order to use it for our own personal guests. We have another vrbo on Lake Murray and enjoy sharing it and lake information. That helped us decide to use the guest house as a vrbo also.

What makes this house unique

Use the private dock for grilling or just relaxing by the lake. Some just enjoy the beautiful view from inside the cottage. It is a large space for 2 people-Quiet and cozy. Perfect for relaxation! The kayaks are such fun.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Ellen and Andy,

Thanks so much for allowing us to use your wonderful cottage for the week! Everything was perfect-the deck, the weather, the cottage-even the ducks were entertaining. We had a very relaxing week and plan to come back again next year! Nothing could be finer than to retire in Carolina:))
Mar 2015
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Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
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Reviews

4.9
based on 10 traveler reviews

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Lake Front Guest House - Peaceful- 2 Kayaks
average rating of 4.9 based on 82 reviews
5

wedding anniversary getaway

  • 5 of 5

OMG! THIS WAS AN AWESOME EXPERIENCE!!!!My husband and I needed to getaway from the busy life and just enjoy each other.This place was very peaceful and the owners were a joy to meet.The view was perfect and we were able to grill while enjoying the lake view....we got to experience kayaking for the first time and even got the owner to take a couple of pictures for us....this was truly amazing and I hope to return very soon.All the comforts of home..all you need to bring is food ! The restaurants and stores are about 15 minutes away but we weren't really interested in the city stuff...we were too busy enjoying the view.This most definitely will be a "repeat"

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very glad you had a nice time. Thank you for your very kind comments. We are very fortunate, to have wonderful renters!!
5

Lake Murray Guest House

  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful spot on Lake Murray. The guest house was perfect for our get away weekend.

The cottage has a guestbook, that guests sign in and leave comments. Over and over, fellow guests have left such nice comments about the couple and this pristine site on Lake Murray.

Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Dec 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your nice comment. We are blessed to have wonderful guests! I apologize for the delay in writing this. My mistake and also a new vrbo security polity that was confusing.
Bluffton, SC
5

July Anniversary weekend

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I absolutely LOVED staying here. Upstairs is the living area with a fantastic window view of the lake. Downstairs is ALL bedroom with a doorway to the deck overlooking the lake. The deck is enshrouded by trees which gives it a very private setting. The kayaks were perfect for exploring the lake and getting a little workout. If you want/need to get away and recharge, this is the most delightful spot!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write your kind email. We are very glad you enjoyed your stay here and do hope you can return one day!
5

Wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

We were down for my son's graduation from Ft Lee Basic Training. The cottage was delightful and exactly as described. Ellen and Andy were gracious and accomodating. The cottage was about 50 minutes from Hilton Field at Ft. Jackson. Ellen can provide a driving route that bypasses Lexington and Columbia.

  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

Martinez, Ga

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful, immaculate, cottage!!! Pictures shown here are exactly what you will be getting with the exception of the couch which has been updated. Beautiful lake view. . We were going out to a restaurant on Saturday but decided we had much rather cook on the grill and sit outside and look at that beautiful view of the lake. . Super nice owners. The best weekend getaway I think I have ever had. Only bad part, packing up and leaving. Still grieving about that!! Will be back as soon as possible!!!!

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We love that people enjoy staying in the cottage.
5

Great Place

  • 5 of 5

Great place to just kick back. We stayed here for our sons Army graduation and was so happy after hearing reviews from the local hotels. We were so impressed with the owners and how they treat all their guests. The place has everything you need to just relax.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

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Rates & Availability

From $110 Per night

Lexington House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Peak
Apr 1 2015 - Sep 30 2015
3 night minimum stay
$120
$800
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$110
$750
 

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $40
Notes If last minute 1 or 2 nights ok.

Please write a check, or add to paypal $200.00, for security deposit. The check will be shredded or returned if you prefer.
Pay half of the fee to deposit along with a separate $200.00 security check. If last minute, cash. If using pay pal, the renter pays the fee. Be sure to add the $40.00 for the cleaning.
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Amenities

Lexington House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • shower only
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa (1) tv in bedroom
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • tennis

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