Freshly renovated lake front vacation get-away that allows you all of the comforts of home with private boat ramp and private floating dock, complete with lights and electrical hookups (ideal for charging boat batteries) House is supplied with 11' aluminum fishing boat (with trolling motor, battery, life jackets and fish finder), canoe and life jackets, or bring your own boat or rent a boat - there is ample boat parking. Outside, there is a large deck overlooking the lake with gas and charcoal grills along with a fire pit and gas fish fry set up. For entertainment enjoy a game of horse shoes, quoits, or corn hole (all equipment supplied). The house is located in a quiet cove and is ideal for swimming or just relaxing on one of the provided rafts or enjoy the view from the shaded hammock. Full Kitchen with dishwasher, microwave,and small appliances, 3 BR (1-queen,1-full, 2-bunk beds and 1-queen sofa bed) 2 full baths, Washer, dryer and all linens included. Inviting open floor plan with hardwoods throughout. Large eat-in kitchen, open to the comfortable den with bar area including dry bar with mini refrigerator and bar table. DIRECT HDTV, DVD, VCR, flat screen HDTV, wireless internet, stereo with indoor and outdoor speakers. With over 500 miles of shoreline, Lake Murray is 41 miles long and over 14 miles wide, making it easy to catch a multitude of fish (striper, bass, catfish, crappie and bream) Bear Creek, which is an ideal fishing area is just outside of the cove. Many fishing guide services are available in the area as well. Appreciate the incredible wildlife from the privacy of your own deck including many varieties of songbirds, blue heron, water fowl and bald eagles; or join other boaters from June to late August watching over 750,000 purple martins come home to roost in the early evening close to sunset at their protected sanctuary on Lake Murray's Bomb Island. Enjoy a host of water activities including: swimming, boating, jet skiing, wake boarding, canoeing and skiing. The house is located in a peaceful, country like setting that is ideal for jogging or biking.
45 minutes to Fort Jackson, 35 minutes to the State Capitol, downtown Columbia and USC, Historic Newberry with its famed Opera House and antique shops. 25 minutes to the Award Winning Riverbanks Zoo rated as 1 of the top 10 zoos in the US. 20 minutes to shopping malls and theaters on Harbison Blvd. Timberlake Golf Course approximately 5 minutes away and horseback riding stables 25-30 minutes away. Enjoy river activities at Saluda Shoals Park or walking the Dreher Shoals Dam which is one of the the largest earthen dams in the world both about 25 minutes away. The Masters in Augusta is just over 1 hour away, Visit Charleston with it's beautiful beaches or the lovely Blue Ridge Mountains each approximately 1 1/2 - 2 hours away.
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Purchased lake house due to my family's enjoyment of outdoor water activities such as boating, skiing and fishing.
My wife and I loved the peaceful country like setting and proximity to downtown Chapin.
We love to swim, ski, tube, and fish for striper, catfish, crappie and bream.