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Byron Fiman

Member since: 2004
Speaks: english

Light, Bright Lake Front House on Quiet Cove with Dock

12 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Lake Keowee House Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms, 2 baths, sleeps 8

At the end of a private, tree shaded road, our house opens on to a quiet cove with long views of Lake Keowee. As you enter the bright, sun filled house, the lake is visible through large palladian windows. On the right is the dining room with high tray ceilings and a solid French oak table that seats 10. Cheerful original paintings dot the walls. The family room has pine cathedral ceilings and light hardwood floors. Alcoves spotlight local art pieces that can be viewed from the 2 soft leather couches. A 60 inch satelite tv and dvd, provide entertainment options. The eat in kitchen offers another set of large windows to the lake. Down a short hallway lies 2 bedrooms with high ceilings, colorful quilts and pillowtop mattresses. A screened in porch and a deck with a gas grill overlook the lake. Lower level provides another family room and a large bedroom and bath. Decks, waterfall, and gentle flagstone walks lead to our gazebo and private dock to enjoy the water.

Local attractions: The restaurants, shopping at Ram Cat Alley, summer concerts, Clemson University, and movies are only a 10-15 minute drive away. Waterfalls and mountain hiking are only a 30 minute drive. Beautiful and reasonably priced golf courses are within 15 minute drive, and fishing is at your door step. Kids can play miniature golf, hit at a batting cage, and drive small 'cars' 10 minutes away.

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  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Byron Fiman (Owner)
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english

About Byron Fiman

I am a semi retired psychologist and management consultant and my wife is a psychotherapist. We live in Atlanta, and come to our house in Lake Keowee as a wonderful retreat from the city.

Byron Fiman purchased this house in 2003

Why Byron Fiman chose Lake Keowee

We searched for a lake house within a 2 hour driving time from Atlanta. Lake Keowee was a pleasant surprise-un-crowded, even on summer holidays, clear and clean water, near the shopping of a small town and university, and close to the hiking trails and waterfalls of the mountains.


based on 12 traveler reviews

Light, Bright Lake Front House on Quiet Cove with Dock
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 12 reviews

Gorgeous, secluded home - perfect for a week away from it all!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I and our dogs had a wonderful, relaxing week at this amazing home! Located on a very quiet street in a beautiful wooded setting, this home offered everything we could possibly need and more! The kitchen is extremely well-equipped, which was perfect because we cooked all of our meals here - never needing to leave! We (and our dogs) loved the waterfall, as well as the many outdoor areas to sit and relax. The gentle slope into the water was perfect for dogs who love to wade, but aren't fond of actually swimming. The quiet cove was perfect - away from boat traffic and very tranquil. We loved discovering new and unique art on every wall of the home every day - the owners have wonderful taste! We rented a boat for the week (which is a must if you want to see all of this beautiful lake and the amazing homes on it) and kept it at the dock. The pictures of this house are wonderful, but it truly is even better in person. I highly recommend this truly amazing home for a perfect lake getaway!

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy that you enjoyed our house. We wanted to furnish it so we would want to come to stay ourselves, so we filled it with better furniture and art from our international travels. Glad your taste was like ours!!! And we also cherish the location-a long view of the lake but without the noise of passing boats. With only a few other houses on our cove, the privacy and quiet are a treasure.
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Light Bright Lakefront Seneca

  • 5 of 5

Thoroughly enjoyed this property. Felt right at home. Beds were comfortable and used the air mattresses also. We took turns with the kayak and relaxed on the dock and decks. Plenty of towels and the kitchen was well equipped.

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Anne, so glad you enjoyed our house, in spite of the weather. We hope to see you again as our guest.
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Outstanding home, location and landlord!

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderfully warm and beautiful home at the perfect spot along the shores of a cove! And our little Maltepoo enjoyed the setting and grounds as well. Plenty of room to run. Be sure to have dinner at Sole Sushi Bar & Grill in Seneca. The maple glazed salmon was incredible and the sushi is excellent. The landlord was a joy to work with and was always quick to respond to questions and arrangements we were trying to make. Thank you so much for a beautiful and relaxing time!

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased that you enjoyed our home. We hope to see you as our guest again.
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Great Value!!!

  • 4 of 5

Very nice home. Well equipped kitchen and furnished nicely and clean. Quiet cove on great end of the lake. Only having 2 bathrooms for 8 people was a challenge.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Lakehouse Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Gorgeous view, clean, great furnishings and well stocked kitchen for a fun week on the lake. Owner is prompt with responses to questions and helpful overall. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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A truly luxurious home in an idyllic setting (for an incredible price)!

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely stunning home, inside and out. Views of the clear, turquoise water are gorgeous from kitchen, dining room, living room -- almost everywhere! The hosue is cotted with original art and fine furniture; as another reviewer said, the photos here need updating because the house is so much more beautiful than these photos show. The large back yard is beautifully landscaped with winding stone paths, wonderful plantings, three different deck areas to enjoy (including a wonderful screened porch), even a gurgling waterfall and gazebo with swings! We enjoyed the owner's kayak and other "lake toys", and pulled our boat right up to the owner's dock. If you ever DO spend time inside, you'll love the large kitchen, large and beautiful dining area, wonderful leather couches and enormous flatscreen television! We are very discerning vacationers/travelers, and were absolutely astounded at the price/value for this lovely, lovely home and setting. We also liked the particular location on this lake -- a nice quiet cove, but very close to the "big water" and the "good marina", not to mention very close to our favorite area restaurant, Paesano's. The Owner was very helpful in introducing us to the area. Echoing the other reviewers, you will NOT be disappointed. We would most certainly return here! THANK YOU!

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary

15 minute drive to shopping, restaurants, cinema, Clemson University, and national park/mountain hiking trails and waterfalls. Golf and tennis nearby. Lake Keowee is 35 mile long lake with fishing, uncrowded boating and clean water.


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Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $400
Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning $100
Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.0%

Peak rates charged for holidays and Clemson football weekends

Weekly rentals are preferred for June, July and August

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Lake Keowee House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lakefront
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , 2 aerobeds
  • All bedrooms have high ceilings, fans, large wood bed frames, and pillow top mattresses. 1 faces a screened in porch with cushy couches to enjoy the lake, and 1 provides the quiet sounds of the waterfall. Pieces of 'art furniture' dot each bedroom.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Raft
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
3 queens, 1 sleeper sofa, aero-beds. water toys.

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