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Carolina Hideaway - Lake Norman's Most Exclusive Private Retreat (no weddings)

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Half Baths2
Space 4,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

The trip of a lifetime! 5 BR, 4.5 BA with amazing views and privacy, sleeps 12

Located in historic Sherrill's Ford, North Carolina, Carolina Hideaway is Lake Norman's finest rental home. The Hideaway is like an island onto itself, offering over 4200 square feet of casually elegant waterfront living (and 1000+ ft of porches) on a 4+ acre very private peninsula with stunning panoramic lake views from every room. Unmatched privacy!

SORRY, WE DO NOT HOST WEDDINGS OF ANY KIND. NO EXCEPTIONS.

The Hideaway features:

- A large comfortable home, decorated to make you feel right at home on the lake. - A beautiful private boathouse bar sitting over the lake.

- A stunning kitchen featuring two islands and a Wolf 48' double oven.

- Two master suites and sleeping space for twelve.

- Extensive covered, screened and open porches.

- A massive 8ft. by 5ft. movie theatre with movie library.

- A large private sandy 'beach' area surrounded by palm trees,

- A spacious family fire pit area

- More than 700 ft of shoreline

- Rental boat delivery available and access to private chefs (addl cost)

The Hideaway is the most unique and special vacation home on NC's finest lake!

The Carolina Hideaway is truly unique. The setting is unmatched anywhere on the lake. It is the ultimate retreat -- as much a resort as a 'rental house' with beautiful views, lovely gardens, and so much to do.

Activities, activities, and activities: The number of things to do at the Hideaway is unmatched.

- 8 ft by 5 ft movie theatre

- 25 ft. x25 ft. waterfront foot sand box

- Large family fire pit area (seats 12)

- Boathouse bar

- Great fishing (feel free to use the poles in the boathouse)

- Kayaks

- Great swimming (and jumping off the dock)

- Boat and jet ski rental (with delivery)

- Outdoor ping pong

- Hammock

- A fully stocked game closet

Create lasting family memories at the Hideaway. It is designed with 'family time' in mind. There are so many ways to create great family memories that you'll want to come back year after year after year. It's truly a unique and amazing place that you'll want to experience over and over again.

More than half our summer is typically rented by December of the previous year to returning families.

We love the Hideaway and hope you will too!!

WE DO NOT HOST WEDDINGS OF ANY KIND. NO EXCEPTIONS - SO PLEASE DO NOT ASK.

More Details

Owner
Patrick OBrien
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 16, 2017

Amenities

Lake Norman of Catawba House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 4200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet
    Half Bathroom -
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 3 twin/ single
  • Two true master bedrooms. Also have an office with a pull-out queen sofa bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Sand Box
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 15 garden chairs
  • 12 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The home is loaded with things to do for kids of all ages. We have kayaks (4 doubles), huge movie theatre with video collection, outdoor ping pong, a beautiful fire pit, fishing poles, private sandy beach, hammock, etc etc. We also offer access to rental boat delivery and private chefs (additional fee for their services). WE DO NOT ALLOW WEDDINGS OF ANY KIND. THANK YOU.

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average rating of 5.0 based on 30 reviews
5

A Fantastic Week!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful week long stay at the Carolina Hideaway. The house and property are beautiful and it was the perfect family retreat for our group of 12. The owner was great to work with and very responsive. We've rented houses on Lake Norman several times and this one stands out from the rest. We would highly recommend this house if it fits within your budget. We hope to return!

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for being a wonderful guest. Your kind comments are sincerely appreciated. We hope to have you back for many years to come!
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Ideal for large families with kids

  • 5 of 5

We arrive at the Hideaway with seven kids and five adults. The arrangement of the home was ideal for a stay with children - as they spent the bulk of their time in the basement area of the house where the games, ping pong table and home theater were located. It gave the adults a chance to gather in the kitchen area and talk. The house and grounds were impeccable and maintained beautifully. There's a neat bar-house on the lake with cable tv, bar, fridge etc., I wish we had taken better advantage of that area, it was pretty neat.

We hired the owner's suggested chef, Chef Ken. He came in twice to cook for us. The food was incredible, albeit expensive at $75 per person (half that for kids) plus tip. However, we had leftovers for the next day which help to mitigate the cost.

I'd suggest renting a boat as there's so much fun to be had on the lake. But remember a cooler, there isn't one with the house for use.

For those of you with young kids: there's a baby bath tub, an umbrella stroller, a high chair seat that straps to the chair. The owner graciously ordered life vests that would ensure we'd all have one available - so when we left there were at least 10 children sized life vests. There's a sandpit area - so bring lots of toys for the kids. It's a lot of fun but right next to the water. There's also beach towels available - I'd guess five to six beach towels. Also, no pack and play.

While there were towels and washcloths, there were no extras. So we found ourselves washing towels and washcloths every day - even then I took a couple of showers with no washcloth and dried on a wet towel.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing

  • 5 of 5

Everynight was awesome! We had a great stay. We would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The pictures don't do this home justice! Spectacular home, location and experience!!!

  • 5 of 5

The views are incredible, the appliances, furniture and electronics are all top notch. We stayed at the Carolina Hideaway for my daughter's graduation and it made a wonderful occasion even better. I highly recommend this lovely home. It was worth every penny.

  • Submitted: May 24, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We were delighted to host you for your daughter's Davidson graduation! We'd love to have you back at the Hideaway!
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5

Beautiful Property and Home

  • 5 of 5

Pat was very responsive ... Home and Boathouse and just the property overall were immaculate ... our family enjoyed our time together on the lake

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful weekend with my family!!

  • 5 of 5

Really enjoyed our time here...awesome location and the house was fantastic! Would love to come back in the summer or fall and I know our kids would love playing and fishing in the river!!

  • Submitted: Dec 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks and we look forward to having you back next year!!
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Map

Nearest Airport
38 Miles
Charlotte
Nearest Golf
9 Miles
Verdict Ridge
Nearest Motorway
12 Miles
I 77

Enjoy the most quiet and relaxing part of the lake from a stunning point with 700 feet of shoreline!. The lake is beautiful, deep, and uncrowded here ... and we're on a point, so if the is a drought and the lake level drops, it will not be a problem at our home (not the case with all homes).

Other Activities: boating

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Rates & Availability

Lake Norman of Catawba House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Early/Mid August
Aug 5 2017 - Aug 18 2017
7 night minimum stay
$6,500
 
 
Late August
Aug 19 2017 - Aug 25 2017
6 night minimum stay
$6,000
 
 
Early Sept/Labor Day
Aug 27 2017 - Sep 4 2017
5 night minimum stay
$1,000
$6,000
 
 
Fall
Sep 5 2017 - Nov 18 2017
2 night minimum stay
$800
$4,000
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 19 2017 - Nov 26 2017
5 night minimum stay
$850
$4,500
 
 
December
Nov 27 2017 - Dec 22 2017
2 night minimum stay
$750
$2,000
 
 
Winter Holiday
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 2 2018
5 night minimum stay
$850
$4,500
 
 
Winter
Jan 3 2018 - Mar 8 2018
2 night minimum stay
$700
$2,500
$5,000
 
 
Early Spring
Mar 9 2018 - Apr 19 2018
2 night minimum stay
$700
$4,000
 
 
Spring
Apr 20 2018 - May 24 2018
3 night minimum stay
$850
$4,500
 
 
Early Summer
May 25 2018 - Jun 16 2018
5 night minimum stay
$1,000
$5,500
 
 
Late June
Jun 17 2018 - Jun 30 2018
7 night minimum stay
$7,500
 
 
July
Jul 1 2018 - Aug 4 2018
7 night minimum stay
$8,000
 
 
Early August
Aug 5 2018 - Aug 18 2018
7 night minimum stay
$7,500
 
 
Late Summer
Aug 19 2018 - Sep 4 2018
5 night minimum stay
$1,000
$5,500
 
 
Fall 2018
Sep 5 2018 - Nov 16 2018
2 night minimum stay
$800
$4,000
 
 
Thanksgiving 2018
Nov 17 2018 - Nov 25 2018
7 night minimum stay
$4,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $250
Damage Deposit $1,000

+$1500 per week for holidays/major race weeks/Davidson graduation
Three day weekend rentals available outside of summer months. No
three day rentals are available between Memorial and Labor Day.

Minimum rental of $1600 plus tax and cleaning.
Monthly rentals outside of summer months are available.

**We are unable to accommodate WEDDINGS or any special event of any kind of more than 20 people.**

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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