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Enjoy the fireplace and the lake! 2800 sqft. TIEC is 17 miles away.

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, sleeps 8-10.

Just what you’re looking for if you want a fantastic vacation at the Lake! This home has sleeping accommodations for 8 adults. If desired, we can accommodate up to 10 people with the use of couches, and a small cot. We privately own and manage it; you’ll be pleasantly surprised by the peacefulness and serenity this home provides. Located on beautiful Lake Bowen in Spartanburg, SC, we are easily accessible from I-26 and conveniently located to Greenville, SC. If that’s not enough, we are only one hour from the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC. Woodfin Ridge Golf Course is a short 10 minute drive away, and you will catch glimpses of the lake from the golf course. We are 15 miles from the Tryon International Equestrian Center ( and the Foothills Equestrian Nature Center ( ) is a short 13 minutes away.

We have two gas log fireplaces, each of which are next to 8 foot sliding glass doors that overlook the lake.

The Spartanburg/Greenville area has many attractions close by; great restaurants, three Malls in less than a 30 minute radius, movie theatres, Sams Club, WalMart only 8 minutes away, Ingles Grocery only 6 minutes away. Make sure you go to the Carmike Wynnsong 7 theatre on Tuesday night: $12 for two movie tickets, one large popcorn, and two drinks!

Living Space: The upstairs living area boasts two leather couches to provide comfort while you enjoy your favorite shows on a 50” flat screen TV. The living room also has a gas fireplace for your winter time visits. The kids can enjoy games on the PlayStation2 game system, with a variety of games provided. Or you can pop in a DVD movie (many family oriented movies provided) while you enjoy popcorn and snacks. Bring your laptop, because we provide hi-speed wireless Internet access for your convenience.

Ready to eat?: Cooking dinner on our four burner outdoor grill will be a treat! A fully equipped kitchen also allows you to cook almost any meal you desire. While the kitchen is limited in size, the areas for dining are expansive. The front porch provides a 6 person table and chairs; the screened-in side porch provides a 6 person table and chairs; the indoor dining room also provides a 6 person table and chairs. And for your little ones, we even provide a High Chair, along with a booster chair for your toddler. The downstairs includes a mini-kitchen with a small range and full-size frig.

Our home is No Smoking, No Pets.

Downstairs Living Space: The downstairs area is one that your kids are sure to love; our game room has a foosball table, and an air hockey table. Rainy day? No problem! Spend the day playing Scrabble, Sorry, Monopoly, the PlayStation, or one of many other games provided. And if someone in the group would rather spend the afternoon with a good book, we have dozens of books available for your reading pleasure during your stay. The downstairs living room is my Mom’s favorite room. In addition to being cozy with the gas fireplace, it has a quiet, serene feeling as you sit in the Rocking Chair and gaze at the lake. One of my favorite memories is when my Dad would sleep on the couch while my Mom sat in the rocking chair by the sliding glass door and read.

You can pack lighter because we provide the washer & dryer.

One week stay preferred for June, July, August, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. We will take reservations for less than one week 21 days out.

No Sunday check-outs during summer; our housekeeper doesn't work on Sundays.

We don't do long term rentals because we live here, and only rent the house when we are out of town for work.

More Details

Kathy Hawkins
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 13, 2017

About Kathy Hawkins

We have four children, who are the center of our lives!

Kathy Hawkins purchased this house in 2001

Why Kathy Hawkins chose Lake Bowen

The calm, relaxing, peaceful feeling of this home had us sold before we even viewed the downstairs. Our main goal when purchasing this property was to create more family time with our children and our extended family. It is so close to many fun attractions. When the children were younger, they loved HollyWild. Now, we spend more time at the mall and the $2.50 movie theatre close by :-) We are still able drive to Church in Asheville on Sunday morning. We love the neighborhood, and have found our neighbors to be wonderful people. I'm a Seminar Speaker, on the road most of the time. You'll find everything you need in this house, because we live here when we're not traveling.

Guestbook comments from the owner

From GuestBook:

Dan & Kathy,

Thank you for letting us stay at your lakehouse. Everyone had an enjoyable time. We appreciate your flexibility in accommodating our group. Even though we are local, it felt like a getaway. Thanks.
Oct 2010
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Inman House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lakefront
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
  • Our home offers four bedrooms. The Master Suite includes a Queen size bed featuring a PillowTop mattress and 100% cotton sheets. A perfect way to end a fun day on the lake! The 2nd upstairs bedroom includes a super comfortable PillowTop mattress, with 100% cotton sheets. We also have a pack 'n play crib stored in the upstairs guest bedroom for your little one. We have one queen bedroom downstairs, and one bedroom with twin beds. The kids will love the 'kids bedroom' - we even have toys in the closet. The living room downstairs has a Futon, with linens provided.
  • Air Hockey
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 8 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Our property is smoke free and pet free.


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Enjoy the fireplace and the lake! 2800 sqft. TIEC is 17 miles away.
average rating of 4.866667 based on 63 reviews

Birthday for Granddad

  • 4 of 5

We chose this property for its convenience to family members from Charlotte, NC and Greenville, NC. It worked well for us, with bedrooms and baths for the three family groups and a well-equipped kitchen. The only downside is that we didn't have any watercraft for the lake, which caused us to stay inside more than we would like.

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect waterfront getaway with everything you would need and want!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed the quiet, spacious and accomating lake house more than we can descibe! We had a full house and did not feel cramped at all. The views were spectacular and the home was fully stocked with everything you could possibly need for a week on the lake! Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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good week at lake

  • 5 of 5

It was a delightful lake house with a good view. The water was refreshing. The hosts were very helpful with kitchen paraphenalia, coffee supplies, games, books, etc. My only concern was that with the VBRO fee, tax and cleaning fee, the price per night went up 35%. The price on the website is a bit misleading.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lake front was GREAT!!

  • 4 of 5

The house was very clean and a little bigger than expected. Being able to just walk a short distance down the property and jump in the lake was fabulous. The lake water was clean and very comfortable temperature. We loved floating around on our inner tubes. We brought our bikes but didn't use them because of all the strenuous hills. Great stuff to see and do in the area. Our favorite was zip lining at The Gorge. A couple improvements would be a reliable internet service, a working DVD player and additional speakers for the tv. I also had to buy some laundry soap since none could be found. Overall, a nice house and great if you own some sort of water craft since rentals are very few. Lake was beautiful.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic stay

  • 5 of 5

Everything was great! Thanks for opening up your home!

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Cottage Grove Minnesota

Fabulous Lake Home Retreat

  • 5 of 5

My family of 6 adults traveled to South Carolina for a family reunion. We needed a place to stay for 4 nights, and since we usually spend Memorial Day at our own lake home, we thought we would try this lake home on Lake Bowen. We were extremely pleased with the home. It was very clean, and had lots of little extra things to make the stay more comfortable. And, the access to the lake was perfect. If we are in the area in the future, we will definitely consider renting this home again.

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Woodfin Ridge
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Lake Bowen Landing

Lake Bowen is conveniently located to Spartanburg, Greenville, and Asheville, NC. You can drive to the Bele Chere Street Festival in Asheville, and return after a long, fun day to your relaxing lakeside home.

Waterfalls are in abundance in this region, and most can be reached in less than one hour drive. Ceasars Head is very close by, and has incredible views. City Range is our favorite upscale restaurant and is conveniently located 25 minutes away. Our teenagers love that the Mall and theatre-seating movie theatre is only 20 minutes away! Other malls and shopping venues are only 40 minutes away in Greenville.

Speaking of Greenville, the downtown area is awesome! You can grab a Starbucks and stroll along the river, or sit on a park bench and enjoy people-watching.

The closest Starbucks is on Pine Street in Spartanburg, about 20 minutes from our house.

The local Fish Camp is a 5 minute drive and is our favorite local joint. Totally unhealthy, cheap, and incredibly good.

Golf: Lake Bowen is visible from Woodfin Ridge Golf Course; it is a 10 minute drive to course. Bring your golf friends and relax in our home after a beautiful day of golf.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning $175
Tax Rate 7.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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