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Lakefront with Like New 23 ft. 200 hp Tritoon (Available)

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Space 5,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 4 bedroom, 4.5 bath, sleeps 10 Pontoon Boat available!!

This nearly new custom lakefront home is set in the Blue Ridge Mountains just 10 minutes from I-40 and 40 minutes east of downtown Asheville, NC. This 5,000 sf home will surely become one of your favorite places on Earth.

This upscale 4 bedroom, 4 1/2 bath home with a 2-car garage sleeps 10 people very comfortably. It is set in a secluded and somewhat rural gated community but is within a 10 minute drive of grocery stores, restaurants, the beautiful new YMCA and the McDowell Mission Hospital.

A day at the Lake: Awaken to a cup of fresh ground coffee on the covered mahogany deck and enjoy a picture perfect sunrise view over the glassy-smooth waters of Lake James and the breathtaking Blue Ridge Mountains beyond. After breakfast you might dive from the private dock located in a protected cove and into the cool, pure, refreshing water of the 200 ft deep Lake James, which is fed by two rivers and boasts 140 miles of 90 percent undeveloped coastline. Take the two kayaks, which are provided along with life jackets, for a paddle around the Big Island. Be on the watch for turtles or blue herons. Bring your own boat and tie up to the twenty foot long dock. When not swimming, fishing, boating , relaxing in the sun or shade, you will enjoy pool, foosball, ping-pong, or darts in the lower level playroom with 8ft tall sliding glass walls that open onto a large cobblestone patio with plenty of seating for all. The playroom and the patio, like all other rooms have the same breathtaking views of the lake and the mountains.

When you've had enough sun, put your feet up on one of the ottomans or enjoy one of the rocking chairs you will find in my favorite room, the covered mahogany deck which will easily seat all 10 people. It is very private and of course has the same incredible views. Enjoy a cook out on the Weber gas grill..

Once the sun goes down, be sure to sit on the uncovered cobblestone deck, watch an incredible sunset, locate the Big Dipper and watch for falling stars. You'll listen to a symphony of bullfrogs and whip-poor-wills.

Before bed, unwind in the whirlpool tub. You'll want to get to bed early so you can do it all over again tomorrow!

More Details

Owner
Cheryl Whitney
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 17, 2017

About Cheryl Whitney

Commercial Realtors, Property Managers and General Contractors based in Asheville, NC. Escaped from Tampa Bay in 1993.. Never moving again! Cheri is a GC and built and decorated this home herself!

Cheryl Whitney purchased this house in 2007

Why Cheryl Whitney chose North Carolina

Lakefront with mountain views is harder to find than you might think. The covered porch is our favorite place on the planet. The cove makes swimming and docking safer than it is in the open water just outside our cove.

What makes this house unique

This home was not built as a rental. This is OUR home. It's probably overbuilt for renting, but you can reap the benefits!

Amenities

Forest Lake Heights House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Security System
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 4 twin/ single
  • Master Bedroom: King-sized bed, private porch, walk-in closet, private bathroom, his and her sinks, Whirlpool tub, massage shower. Second Bedroom: 2 queen-sized beds, private bathroom. Third Bedroom: King-sized bed, shared bathroom with Fourth Bedroom. Fourth Bedroom: 2 twin beds, Daybed with pop-up trundle, shared bathroom with Third Bedroom.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Boat ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Raft
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

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Lakefront with Like New 23 ft. 200 hp Tritoon (Available)
average rating of 4.9545455 based on 22 reviews
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What a fun week!!

  • 4 of 5

The house was beautiful and spacious and Cheri and Richard were easy to work with. The location on the lake was great--a nice cove with lots of protected, smooth water close by and also close to the Bear Creek Marina. My only suggestions for improvements would be to trim the trees and shrubbery in the back so that the dock and more of the lake are visible from the house, add some kind of sound system for listening to music on the main floor and/or the basement recreation area, and upgrade the TV on the main floor.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your suggestions. I will definitely follow your suggestions for trimming the trees, updating the tv and possibly adding a sound system. Thank you for choosing our vcation rental.
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5

Well done!

  • 5 of 5

First impression was WOW!, and then we settled in and felt at home quickly. We loved the house and were able to stay and have lots of fun in the lake or travel to near by tourist attractions. Anything we wanted was there. We played in the water and spent evenings together, in the recreation room. As a grandparent I especially appreciated there isn't a TV in the bedrooms. Cheryl, the vacationwas so nice, we all voted yes, to do it again! Thank you.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful stay. We were here one week and no one wanted to leave. 5 adults. 3 kids 8,10,16. Accommodations were perfect. 2 adults were 70 and had the master suite for them had its own porch and convenient to den , outside deck, and kitchen. The game room worked out well however we were too busy to use it much . The deck was great for fishing. My 10 year old caught 34 blue Gill on a bobber we just through back but she is now addicted to fishing.....still trying to explain to her it isn't always like that. Also great dock for swimming. 10 ft of depth. The. Kayaks rides were nice in the am before everyone woke up. If you can I recommend the pontoon boat .took it to a less inhabited part of the lake and swam about 45 min ride.

. Also sun set cruise was great. My brother in law brought a jet ski the lake is wide and not crowded. If leaving for a day trip grandfather mnt. About 1 hr away had trails, great views, and nature center.

All in all would recommend it without reservation and would definitely go back.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Best family reunion ever!

  • 5 of 5

This magnificent home has every imaginable amenity! The views are spectacular and the home spacious enough for a large family gathering. We had the best time ever and soon booking for next year! Owners are wonderful and attentive! Thank you again for the best vaca!

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This home is gorgeous! Perfect for large families. We had a wonderful time!

  • 5 of 5

My sisters and I had a fabulous time here in Cheri & Richard's beautiful home. Gorgeous views; perfect floating off the dock; plenty of room in common areas for fun and games and DVDs - and the place was spotless!

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Rory, It was so nice to meet you. Thank you for the kind words. We hope you visit with us again. Cheri
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5

Amazing! Serenity!

  • 5 of 5

My brothers and I had a wonderful vacation. The house is spacious, clean, and filled with every conceivable item. The pontoon boat made the lake trip so much more enjoyable. Will definitely be back next year for my annual brothers reunion!

  • Submitted: May 25, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: John, Thank you for your kind words. We hope you stay with us again. Did you catch any fish? Cheri
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Map

Nearest Airport
55 Miles
Asheville Regional Airport
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
I-40
Car: necessary

Lake James Waterfront home nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains 45 minutes from Asheville, NC. The local area offers fishing, hiking, and kayaking. Nearby attractions include Grandfather's Mountain which boasts a 'Mile High Swinging Bridge', Linville Gorge, Linville Falls and the Blue Ridge Parkway. Asheville is home to the Biltmore Estate, the North Carolina Arboretum, art galleries and wonderful restaurants.

Other Activities: Boating (200 hp 23 ft Tritoon available), art galleries, shopping.

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Rates & Availability

Forest Lake Heights House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
Jun 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,400
 
 
Fall
Sep 5 2017 - Oct 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
$550
$3,300
 
 
Winter
Nov 1 2017 - Feb 28 2018
3 night minimum stay
$450
$2,750
 
 
Spring
Mar 1 2018 - May 31 2018
4 night minimum stay
$500
$3,100
 
 
Summer
Jun 1 2018 - Sep 1 2018
7 night minimum stay
$3,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$450
$3,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $250
Damage Insurance $59

There are NO REFUNDS for CANCELLATION OR EARLY DEPARTURES EXCEPT AS PROVIDED HEREIN. If a Guest requests a cancellation 60 DAYS or more before check-in, Owner will make a “best effort” to re-rent the property. If the Owner is able

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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