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Rick

Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english

Beautiful Family Retreat- Plenty of Space to Play on the Lake

18 Reviews
Sleeps9
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

North Carolina House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms + Loft, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 7-9)

This beautiful, comfortable A-frame on Lake Norman is ideal for a relaxed and enjoyable family vacation. The den is large with very comfy leather furniture just right for napping or cuddling. The well equipped kitchen has granite counter tops and ice in the door refrigerator. It is located in the heart of the home, so the cook doesn't sacrifice time with family and friends. However, if cooking is not your idea of vacation time well spent, there are many nice restaurants in the area.

Outside, the lakefront upper deck is 500 square feet and has seated dining for 6 as well as a gas grill and additional seating for soaking up the sun. The equally large patio under the deck features, an additional table with seating for 4, and a comfortable seating area for shade lovers.

Step down to the water with the little ones and catch some bream, catfish and bass- or go swimming from the large floating dock! The waters of Lake Norman are clean and at a comfortable swimming temperature from Memorial Day until mid-September. We have personally enjoyed swimming as late as mid-October. While you're there, put the canoe or one of the kayaks in the water and go exploring the quiet coves and watch the wild life. There are Osprey, Blue Heron and Egret in abundance, and the occasional Golden Eagle can be seen.

If the weather is cold and yucky, just curl up in front of the fireplace and watch a movie on the 50' flat screen television. Just relax and enjoy!

We regret that we cannot allow groups of more than 10 at any time. No parties or events are permitted at this house. Absolutely no pets or smoking at any time.

Keywords: Lake front, Water front, New A Frame,

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Rick (Owner)
Member since: 2010
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Rick

We are a clergy couple in the Western NC conference of the United Methodist Church and are currently serving in Mooresville, NC . We love our Lake Norman home and all the activities that go along with it! We love to boat, swim, fish and just relax and enjoy.

Rick purchased this house in 2008

Why Rick chose North Carolina

While we were serving in Charlotte, we desired a quiet place to be able to get away from the demands of ministry and we so we purchased the lot in 2003. In 2008, we built this home to live in as long as we were in the area, but also as a retirement home. We have accepted an appointment in a new community, so now we are renting our home to others who, hopefully, will love and enjoy it as we do.

What makes this house unique

We are avid boaters while at Lake Norman, and not just during the summer season. While swimming, water skiing and tubing are great, we have found that the autumn leaves are as beautiful along the lake shore as they are in the mountains. We enjoy dressing for the weather and cruising slowly while admiring the bright colors of fall. Winter is the prime time to catch striped bass, and that is one of Rick's favorite activities.

Reviews

4.8
based on 18 traveler reviews

Beautiful Family Retreat- Plenty of Space to Play on the Lake
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 18 reviews
Olive Branch, MS
5

Quiet, comfortable, and relaxing AGAIN!!!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second year in a row to stay in this wonderful lake home. I would like to say "ditto" to everything I said last year...and more! One thing we were fortunate to do this year that we weren't last year and that was to take a boat tour of Lake Norman. It was a beautiful day and the water was as clear and smooth as glass. Some of the most beautiful homes of the rich and famous are sitting lakefront on this enormous lake. We ate at a lakefront restaurant called Rusty Rudder that had delicious food, fun and friendly atmosphere, great view and with our "tour guide" and his beautiful wife, it couldn't have been better.

Again, I would like to thank Rick and Teresa for this wonderful experience and hope to stay at your beautiful, comfortable, and relaxing lake home next year.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

We enjoyed this relaxing place so much!

  • 5 of 5

Peace and fun. You will relax,escape, and find such happy memories here. We love Giovannis and Stacys restaurants. Consider weekday visit. It is well worth a couple days of serenity. Enjoy this beautiful home!

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Hancock, WI
5

Beautiful home

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I, along with 2 other couples, rented this home while in the Charlotte area for the race. After a few bumps in the road upon arrival (!), we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The house is beautiful, very comfortable and spacious, and accommodated the 6 of us easily. Everything is very modern, and the deck, where we spent most of our time, is fantastic! Even had some time to do some fishing off of the dock....and actually caught some fish! Woo hoo! The owners are very friendly and helpful and eager to please. I highly recommend this property. Much, much, much better than any hotel you'll find in the area.

  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lake front on a beautiful peaceful cove

  • 5 of 5

Count your blessings if you have a chance to stay here! We loved everything about it! The master bedroom is amazing, complete with a sitting area with two comfortable chairs with ottomans and great TV view. The second bedroom has a bed that is larger than it looks and very comfortable. The tv is good and there is quite a large bathroom just next door. We enjoyed eating at Sweet Destinations travel cafe. The best part, of course was the view of the lake from every room! It is a very easy walk, just steps to the water. The deck provides a wonderful peaceful escape from everyday life during the day, evening or night. We are so happy the owners were so kind to let us vacation in their lovely home!

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

exceeded our expectations!

  • 5 of 5

Our very large family (2 adults and 7 small children) stayed here while visiting the Charlotte area. The house exceeded our expectations. It was clean, spacious and well equipped. The toys and games provided for the children was a lovely touch. The owners were wonderful and communicated quickly despite our last minute travel plans. The caretaker was awesome and provided us with everything we needed. We just wish it was warmer out so we could have enjoyed the water! We will definitely be there again this summer.

  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Best Deal on Lake Norman

  • 5 of 5

We rented this wonderful lake home for a weekend while in the Charlotte area. It was beyond perfect and exceeded our expectations! Beautiful home, clean, spacious, well equipped, and comfortable! Owners were accommodating and communicated quickly. It was the perfect escape from being in busy Charlotte. We especially enjoyed sitting on the deck in the evenings and listening to the Great Horned Owl while we visited with family. This is the best deal in the Charlotte area for sure! Highly recommend this VRBO!!

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
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Nascar fans, this is the place for you! Just a short drive to many of the race shops, 45 minutes from Lowes Motor Speedway. The new and exciting Nascar Hall of Fame is 20 miles away in downtown Charlotte just around the corner from Carolina Panthers Stadium and Charlotte Bobcats arena. The Lazy 5 Ranch (a drive through wild animal park with horse drawn wagon rides available!) is about 30 minutes away between Mooresville and Salisbury and is a wonderful family outing. There are several NC Wineries in the region within a reasonable drive, and most offer tours as well as tastings. The Mint Museum in Charlotte and the Levine Museum of the New South are wonderful outings for adults. Both are located in downtown Charlotte. Check out the website for the Blumenthal Theatre in Charlotte if you enjoy live theatre. Many famous broadway productions are presented at this sumptuous downtown theatre. So much to do, and on the lake too!

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Rates & Availability

Lake Norman 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
 
Summer
Jun 4 2016 - Sep 3 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,350
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$150
$1,000
 

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Amenities

North Carolina House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
Theme:
  • Budget
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • King size beds (1), Double Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Notes:
Kayaks, canoe, swim vests, swim noodles, fishing equipment, two decks-upper and lower, lots of outside dining in the sun or shade

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