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A Lot of House for the Money

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


Half Baths
Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights

About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 12)

You can enjoy our home on lovely Lake Wateree for your next vacation, family reunion, or fishing trip. The home is spacious, with 2500 square feet, and features five bedrooms and 3.5 baths. The home is fully equipped with a complete kitchen, laundry machines, cable television and wireless internet. You will enjoy the view from the 1000 s/f deck that stretches across of back of the house or from the cypress swing facing the main channel of Lake Wateree. Use of the house includes the use of the lighted dock and the public ramp just five minutes away. The home is ready for relaxation or the excitement of water sports.

Our home is located on Lake Rd. just 2.5 miles above the lower dam on the Lugoff side of the lake. It is located 30 minutes away from Carolina Adventure World and 30 minutes from Columbia. Reservations can requested by calling or by sending an e-mail. Responsible adults with families are welcome and pets are not allowed. Smoking is not permitted. A security deposit is required.

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Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 26, 2017

About The Owner

We are James and Peggy Braswell, long time residents of South Carolina. We are from Columbia, but now live in Florence and love the lake life. We are celebrating 12 years of enjoyment of our lake house.

The Owner purchased this house in 2003

Why The Owner chose South Carolina

This is the perfect getaway from almost any direction, Columbia, Florence, Charlotte, and beyond. The hilly terrain around the lake makes some folks feel like you are in the foothills of SC. Access to the lake is certainly off the beaten path and your get that unpretentious feeling around Lake Wateree that invites you to take your shoes off and dangle your toes over the dock in peace.

What makes this house unique

Lake Wateree offers the best of all worlds. Unlike Lake Murray, there is congestion or traffic issues on or around the lake. Unlike Lake Marion, you will find virtually no stumps or alligators. Just great fishing and wonderful boating. We are located just below "Skiers Alley" a wonderful channel of calm water for great water skiing. This is a great location and a wonderful lake. Best kept secret in SC. Superior sunrises and sunsets with wonderful wildlife. Talk softly in the morning and enjoy the blue heron that calls our cove home.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Great guests to have in your home. They were helpful, patient and understanding.
Oct 2016
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Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(19 traveler reviews)

A Lot of House for the Money
average rating of 4.7894735 based on 20 reviews

Great house

  • 4 of 5

Had a great time at this house and Thanksgiving dinner eaten on the deck was great for us since we are from northern Indiana.

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was great to have you at our home. Glad things went well. Please come again. Thanks for the nice comments. We do try hard to get things right and positive comments are so nice.
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Not your usual rental

  • 5 of 5

True five bedroom home with lots of space. Game room, office Living room and dinning room. Big porch on back overlooking the lake. Large well kept lawn. Obviously an owner used, owner cared for property. Owner was very helpful, very businesslike, very friendly. Wedding guest stayed, came before wedding, stayed after. Wonderful huge big lake, yet hardly anyone there. What a find!

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Scott for your kind words. Come again.
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BCT Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay with a big group and not be on top of each other. So much space and comfortable. Thank you for sharing your home with us!

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for coming. It was great to have you. Come again.
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Chester, South Caroilna

Cousins Reunion

  • 5 of 5

This house was exactly what we wanted for our cousins reunion! Cousins came from as far away as Mississippi, Georgia, Texas, South Carolina, and Ireland! The owner was very good to work with and the house and property were as beautiful as we expected! If our reunion comes this way again, we will certainly be calling! Thanks for a great time!

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lexington, SC

Bachelor party

  • 5 of 5

The place had plenty of room for the entire weekend. We had several people and plenty of space for all. Beautiful views, and loved the deck. The house had everything that you could want or need. The owner was great to deal with. Everyone truly enjoyed the house and the time together.

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great to have you. Thank your for your kind words. Please come again. We would love to have you back!
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Carolina Girls

  • 4 of 5

We love the location and amenities included with the property. The space and layout of the house was wonderful and we never felt on top of each other. We thoroughly enjoyed the fire pit (and the house offered skewers to roast our hot dog and marshmallows!) and thought it was awesome that a hose was right near by to completely extinguish the fire before bed. We are hoping to rent again during the summer months to enjoy the lake itself.

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for coming. Thanks for your kind words. Please come again.
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Rates & Availability

Ridgeway House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jan 1 2017 - Feb 28 2017
2 night minimum stay
Mar 1 2017 - Jun 2 2017
2 night minimum stay
Jun 3 2017 - Aug 26 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $125
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 8.0%

A reservation agreement is required and is e-mailed.
A $200 security deposit secures the reservation.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Ridgeway House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bath - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Double sink
    Front Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Hall Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Half Bath - toilet , Adjoins the Cabin Room
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Adjacent to master bath and walk in closet. Has television.
    Cabin Room - 1 queen , Queen bed with entrance to deck and half bath.
    Jungle Bedroom - 1 bunk bed , Bunk bed with double and twin beds. Access to loft.
    Sports Bedroom - 1 bunk bed , Single on the top and double on the bottom. Access to deck.
    Beach Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , Beach theme with two twin beds.
  • Air Hockey
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing

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