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Greg

Member since: 2008
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Speaks: english

Lakefront with boat dock, Luxury lakefront and mountain view home

23 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Half Baths2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

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Overview

Topton House Rental Photos and Description

3 Bedrooms with baths, and one 1/2 bath. Sleeps up to 8

Lakefront and mountain view log home. Fantastic luxury Log Home on Lake Nantahala. Perfect for relaxing. Lake and mountain views from every room! 3 bedrooms all with private baths. Game room with card and game table, Red Cedar Billiards table and plasma TV plus a stone fireplace. Great room has stone fireplace, plasma TV. 2 master suites with plasma TV's. Furnished with log furniture built in Minnesota. 2 large decks overlooking lake and mountains. Hot Tub. This is your home away from home.

Flat screen TV's in great room, game room and both master suites. TV and VCR and gamecube in kids

bunk room that sleeps 4. 2 Fieldstone Gas Fireplaces, one in game room with pool table and card/game

table and one in Great room, 2 Individual decks with views of

mountains, 6 Person Hot Tub, Phone, Air

Conditioning, Satellite TV, DVD, Stereo, CD Player, Full Kitchen

with Granite Counters and beautiful wood cabinets, Gas Grill (BBQ),

New Log furniture! Fans! Enjoy a camp fire with the whole family in the fire pit!

No Smoking, No Pets

A few of my favorite things to do!: My favorite thing to do is take in the beautiful scenery, it is

truly special. Then cook out on the grill, sit on our log chairs on the deck and listen to nature

make it's way into the night.

Hike along the dirt roads

and trails and you could see a deer. Nearby is white water rafting, my son and myself had a blast!

Then we went gem mining and found some great gems.

All in all it's a unique experience that adults and kids will enjoy and remember for a lifetime!

What are you waiting for?

Book early!: Our home is very inviting and we get early bookings for the year so book ahead of time and don't miss out on this very special vacation home.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Greg (Owner)
Member since: 2008
Call Owner
Speaks: english

Reviews

5
based on 23 traveler reviews

Lakefront with boat dock, Luxury lakefront and mountain view home
average rating of 4.9565215 based on 23 reviews
5

Great vacation cabin!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I recently visited this cabin for our anniversary. We could not have been more pleased with our trip. The cabin is absolutely beautiful, inside and outside. The furnishings were extremely nice.There are numerous things to do at the cabin such as playing pool, relaxing in the jacuzzi, going out in the canoe, roasting marshmallows in the firepit, or just relaxing with a good book on the deck. This is by no means a typical cabin that you can rent. Our favorite place to be at the cabin was out on deck overlooking the lake and mountains. We were able to see 4 deer by the lake one morning, and then 3 deer in the driveway later that evening. The scenery is amazing! There is also lots to do in the area, such as whitewater rafting, horseback riding, and hiking. We can't wait to plan our next trip back. We have stayed in numerous cabins in the "Great Smokies", but none compare to this cabin! Serenity Cove is the perfect name for this place!

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2009
  • Stayed: Sep 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review. We are very happy you had a great time. It is truelly a beautiful place to visit and we are glad we can share it!
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5

What's not to Love about this Luxury Home?!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 7 loved every aspect of this Home away from Home. This place has it all! Greg, the owner, did a fantastic job filling the Luxury lakefront home with every amenity you can think of. We didn't need to bring much. Tubes, skiis, fishing poles, life vests, kayaks, canoe, fire pit (with plenty of firewood), dvds, stocked kitchen, hot tub, pool table, multiple TV's etc, etc, etc...you get the point! He even had starter logs near the fire pit for the novice fire builders out there. If the Lakefront Home is the Star then Lake Nantahala is def the co star! It was clear and clean and everyone we encountered on the Lake was friendly and helpful. After spending a week at the property it was clear that we had one of a handful of Gems on the lake. The Cove that it sits on is as private as it gets. We had our own swimming area that was protected by a no wake zone. Our kids made great use of this aspect of the vacation and we had no worries in terms of safety.

The property was clean and well maintained from top to bottom.

Greg is an amazing owner/manager and you can tell he takes pride in providing a great property for rent.

The Lake's End Marina at the far East side of the lake is fantastic. We rented boats from them during the week and they couldn't have been more helpful. We also went to Ridge Runner's Zip Line Tours and they were awesome too!! Other than that we stayed mainly on the property and enjoyed the Lake as much as we could. There was no need to go anywhere else! This place had it ALL!!! I would recommend this to friends and relatives and we will def be back in the near future and we hope to make it a tradition. We talked about going back to the lake and trying different properties but we talk ourselves out of that because we may be extremely disappointed if we find another place that isn't as impressive as this one. We can not think of anything that could've been better. The views, the lake, the house itself, the people, the hummingbirds on the deck, the hot tub, the hammock, and Greg the owner make this Luxury Loghome a must stay!! You will not be disappointed!

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy you had a great time and thank you for the very nice review, please let me know when you will be coming back as we offer repeat guests a 10% discount now.
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5

Fabulous Place at the Lake

  • 5 of 5

This is the second time we have stayed at this house. It has everything you need for a great week at the lake! The house is well equipped and it has an assortment of sporting equipment of any house we have stayed in--all for your use on the lake....from kayaks, canoe, assorted water ski equipment and life jackets and this year there was a splash island float that our preteens played on for hours. The lake is the most beautiful we have seen and quiet--a great place to bring a boat and ski. Greg is a wonderful host and responds quickly to answer any questions or address needs. We hope to be back next year!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Heaven on earth!

  • 5 of 5

This is the perfect log home on a fantastic low density lake. Every amenity is available at the log home. The views are magnificent of the lake and 3 mountain ranges. The water is very clear and was a comfortable 83 degrees when we swam off the dock. We hiked to a waterfall, jumped of a cliff, water ski, tubing and fishing. Boat traffic on the lake was almost non existent. I can't say enough how much fun we had at this rental and on the lake, I highly recommend it and the home owner was very easy to deal with.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fabulous Week on the Lake

  • 5 of 5

Wow, what a great house and a great lake. We booked 6 nights and could have stayed much longer. The cabin was perfect for our large family (4 kids ages 9-15). The cabin is relatively new = nice kitchen, nice bathrooms each with walk-in showers, and open floor plan and secluded - there is a good thick tree buffer between the house and both neighbors. It is clean and well maintained. The furnishings are really nice and the beds were very comfortable. The large upper deck off the family room/kitchen is great for grilling out, bird watching, and taking in the scenic mountain views. It is a long walk down to the dock but from what we saw from the water, all the houses on Lake Nantahala have quite an elevation difference from the houses to the water. Along the path to the dock is a cool fire pit area situated under a tree canopy - we really enjoyed roasting marshmallows around the fire pit (even in late July when we visited) and watching the fire flies popping all around. The lake is great and Greg was a pleasure to work with before arriving and after we arrived. We rented a boat from the Lakes End Marina (highly recommend - Steve at the marina was great) and Greg gave us pointers to a few great spots we had to check out - 30 foot cliff dive and a water fall both on the lake. The lake water temp was cool and refreshing and despite being the middle of the summer - the boat traffic on the lake wasn't too bad compared to others we have been on in the area. We also really enjoyed the kayaks and all the water toys (big tube, floating water mat, skis, kneeboard, and wakeboards) that came with the house. The only challenge with the house is the steep driveway. We had a front wheel drive mini van which made it but struggled a bit. I would highly recommend staying here.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the nice review, we love the home and the area and believe it to be unique and very special. We did structure the walk to the lake as a traverse that is not steep at all and only a 60 second walk down to the fire pit, the driveway is a bit steep but we have never had an issue driving up it with a good start from the bottom with a little momentum, I hope this doesn't hinder future travelers to our home as we have driven up the driveway with Hyundais and Mini Coopers etc. with ease.
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5

Magnificent Lake House

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable, spacious and clean lake house. Great view of lake and mountains. Spacious decks with comfortable chairs and magnificent views. Easy walkable 1 min path down to the fire pit and dock. Firewood supplied. Used the 3 kayaks and 1 canoe to explore the lake daily with 6 persons. Perfect clean swimming water. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
150 Miles
Atlanta
Nearest Barpub
7 Miles
Andrews
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
Murphy Public Course
Nearest Restaurant
8 Miles
Lakes End Marina and Restaurant
Nearest Ski
40 Miles
Maggie Valley
Car: necessary

Jet skiing, Gem Mining, Hiking, Biking, Golf, Fly Fishing, river

fishing, Lake Fishing, Hunting, Wildlife Viewing, Trout Farm for

kids, Horseback Riding, Shopping, Restaurants, Live Theater,

Cinemas, Museums, Amusement Parks, Train excursions, Sightseeing,

Swimming, Boating, Sailing, Water-skiing, White Water Rafting,

Downhill Skiing, Sledding, Relaxing!!!

Other Activities: White Water Rafting

Golf: Murphy

Ski: Maggie Valley

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Rates & Availability

Topton House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Fall/Winter
Sep 5 2016 - Nov 20 2016
3 night minimum stay
$300
$1,500
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 21 2016 - Nov 27 2016
3 night minimum stay
$400
$1,800
 
 
Fall/Winter
Nov 28 2016 - Dec 22 2016
3 night minimum stay
$300
$1,500
 
 
Christmas/New Years
Dec 23 2016 - Jan 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
$400
$1,800
 
 
Winter
Jan 3 2017 - Mar 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$225
$990
 
 
Spring
Mar 31 2017 - May 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
$325
$1,700
 
 
Summer
May 26 2017 - Jun 16 2017
4 night minimum stay
$450
$2,600
 
 
PEAK Summer
Jun 17 2017 - Aug 19 2017
5 night minimum stay
$600
$3,200
 
 
Late Summer
Aug 20 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$550
$2,600
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$250
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $250
Property Damage Protection $99
Tax Rate 9.75%

Luxury Lake Front and beautiful mountain views.
Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years $1,800 Weekly or $400 nightly with a 3 night minimum.
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Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Topton House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
    Half Bathroom -
  • Bathrooms have granite counters, custom wood cabinets, tile flooring and tiled showers. 1/2 bath on main level.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Private bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Private bath
    Bedroom 3 - 2 double , 2 twin/ single , Private bath
  • Master Suite 1 has king log bed, plasma TV and great views of mountains! Private bath. Oak wood flooring. Master Suite 2 has king log bed, plasma TV and great views, carpet flooring. Private bath. Third bedroom is a kids suite with 2 log bunk beds with full size mattress on bottom and twins on top. Carpet flooring, tv with game cube and VCR. Private bath.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games for Kids
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
Outside:
  • Boat Dock
  • Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • marina
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
http://tour.circlepix.com/home2/X97T Virtual Tour address

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