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Best Vacation Rental Value At Lake Jocassee

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Space 1,350 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

South Carolina Lake Jocassee Vacation Home Rental

Fantastic getaway destination as recognized by National Geographic magazine. Enjoy a romantic interlude or a fun packed family vacation visit to Maplecrest at Lake Jocassee in the mystic Cherokee Foothills of upstate South Carolina. This is a true all seasons 4 bedroom 2 bath rental home that offers wonderful year-round occupancy. Just outside your door is Devils Fork State Park the gateway to Lake Jocassee offering a variety of recreation. Enjoy endless acres of forested back country for hiking, mountain biking and more waterfall viewing than anywhere east of the Mississippi. Maplecrest at Lake Jocassee is situated on 2 wooded acres in a quiet and secluded neighborhood just 2 minutes from the public boat ramps. There is ample boat parking on site along with an activity field and campfire ring. Children always welcome and behaved dogs are considered. From our gourmet kitchen to our pillow top queen beds. Maplecrest is the perfect rental home for couples, families and friends.

"Fond Vacation Memories Begin Here"

More Details

Owner
John Robinson
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 14, 2017

About John Robinson

I have been fascinated by the waterfall country of the South Carolina Upstate for the past 25 years. I enjoy sharing my knowledge of the area with my guests. I hope to make your stay at Maplecrest a memorable one.

John Robinson purchased this house in 2005

Why John Robinson chose Lake Keowee

Maplecrest is situated 1 mile from Lake Jocassee, the most pristine fresh water mountain lake in the southeast. The 75 mile shoreline is almost entirely protected as a watershed area and is part of the Jocassee Gorges Conservation Area. Visitors can bring their own boat or rent one for daily adventures or take a guided waterfall tour. Perhaps enjoy a day of world class fresh water fishing or hiking on one of the waterfall laden nature trails. This is truly natures paradise at your doorstep.

What makes this house unique

Maplecrest is a picture postcard vacation rental home. Previously owned by a stained glass artist, there are many of her original works on display throughout the home. The master bath offers a whimsical hand painted wall mural of an outdoor garden and is a delight to all. Quiet evenings on the screen porch overlooking the woodlands with hummingbirds feeding in the twilight complete the serenity.

Amenities

Salem House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1350 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Full Bathroom(s) Master Bedroom en-suite with walk in shower. Common hallway bathroom with tub & shower combination.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double
  • Pillow Top Beds in all rooms. TV in master bedroom
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(13 traveler reviews)

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Best Vacation Rental Value At Lake Jocassee
average rating of 4.6153846 based on 13 reviews
5

Excellent place to stay. Excellent location.

  • 5 of 5

We had our annual family weekend at Devil's Fork State Park. The house was very clean and well equipped. We enjoyed our stay and we will definitely be back. The owner was always available to help or answer any questions. The yard was very nice and the screened in porch was a wonderful placed to relax.

  • Submitted: May 16, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You so much for your great review of our vacation home. We appreciate the trust you placed in us to make your stay at Lake Jocassee a happy lifetime memory ! Come back and stay with us again soon.
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home away from home

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed this beautiful home it was very comfortable and had everything we needed to enjoy our vacation. We loved going out on the boat during the day and sitting on the porch watching the lightning bugs before bed. It was very quiet and close to Devils Fork State park where we ventured out to see the beautiful lake. Mr Robinson was very polite and communicated with us immediately. We would highly recommend this rental for your vacation

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad to hear you enjoyed your stay at Maplecrest. Evenings out on the screen porch listening to the sounds of nature can be truly a source of great relaxation. Firefly shows in the deep woods surrounding the house are always a Summertime treat for all to enjoy and share together.
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5

Loved this cute house in the woods!

  • 5 of 5

This property was absolutely perfect! It was clean, great space for a small house, super comfy couch, peaceful and relaxing. The fenced in yard was great for the dog. Even though not on the lake, it is just less than a mile to the dock, and we were able to walk there after launching the boat on the day the parking lot was full. The owner was so helpful and thoughtful enough to call on check in day with some tips for arrival when the park is busy. We will be back again next year, and the year after, and the year after....

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your generous comments and so happy you had an enjoyable stay. As owners we attempt to be available to our guests whenever possible. We also have our housekeeping staff and maintenance partners to thank for the beautiful upkeep of our property. Look forward to having you back again soon.
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5

Great Place!!!!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed four nights here over Memoria Day weekend 2017. Super nice place with plenty of sleeping room for everybody. We had a large boat and it had room to park it as well. House is very nice and clean with huge deck on back for relaxing after a day out on the lake. You can tell the owners have taken care of the place through the years and it's a place we will definitely rent again! You can't beat Lake Jocassee and the beautiful scenery!! Owners are easy to work with and is easy to reach if you have questions. If you are looking for a nice, relaxing, clean, spacious getaway... this is your destination. Look no further!!! Back yard is huge too!!

  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is heartwarming to receive such an excellent endorsement of our vacation getaway home. Our motto "Fond Vacation Memories Begin Here " is once again affirmed by this glowing review and assures our future guests of our continuing strive for excellence ! We are thankful for all the positive feedback received from our valued guests.
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Perfect Place / Pretty Space

  • 5 of 5

Really loved our getaway week at this home. Beautiful property with tons of privacy. The screen porch was a favorite with room for everyone to socialize. Owners bent over backwards to give us area info on tours and day trips that was so very helpful. House was very clean and well stocked with basic necessities. Kids liked having their own space on the lower level bedroom. Lake is just down the street and State Park boat dock looked brand new and made access to the Lake a breeze. Highly recommended !

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad that you and your group enjoyed your stay at Maplecrest. Hope you come back again and thank you for your kind comments.
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Crafty advertising!

  • 1 of 5

This is not a 5 bedroom house. It is a 3 bedroom with a room just big enough for a bed down stairs in a basement of sorts. It also has a Futon in the laundry room/hallway. The house is reasonably clean however everything looks to be from the 80 and 90s including the TVs. If any little thing is not right when you leave the owner will keep that part of your deposit to fix. For me this was a $25 washing machine knob that was likely broken before I arrived. I didn't call him when I found it because it was still functional and didn't think he would actually charge me for it. Like the rest of the place, the washer and dryers are old and will probably be getting more new knobs and things at the renters expense.

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The house is as advertized sleeping (8) and there are 3 queen beds in 3 private bedrooms as well as full size bed in the lower level private bedroom. There is a sun room adjoining the laundry closet which also has a full size fouton hence there are 5 sleeping areas and 2 full bathrooms in the residence. The published pictures of the house are completely accurate. Prior to accepting any signed rental agreement; the owners "always" engage in phone conversations with our clients in the interest of full disclosure and to set expectations as was the case with this client. As to damage coverage, the client either agrees to the Homeaway Damage Waiver Insurance premium or pays a refundable Security Deposit less (if any) damages . We are always available via the posted phone numbers inside the residence should the our guests need any assistance during their stay. Our many years and long history of 5 Star Reviews reflect the excellence the owners continualy strive to maintain in both cleanliness and comfort to our valued guests. This is our second home and we love sharing it with respectful guests who appreciate the character and charm of our mountain getaway.
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Map

Devils Fork State Park
Lake jocassee
Keowee Towne
"Local food market with an excellent cafe for dining and free WIFI access."
Long Shoals Wayside Park
Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Greenville Spartanburg International Airport
Nearest Barpub
15 Miles
The Lighthouse at Lake Keowee Restaurant
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Lake Jocassee Guided Waterfall Tours
Nearest Train
25 Miles
Clemson Amtrack Station
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Cherokee Foothills Parkway SC Hwy 11
Nearest Restaurant
15 Miles
Lighthouse Restaurant on Lake Keowee
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Devils Fork State Park Recreation Area
Car: necessary

The Blue Ridge Escarpment has more waterfalls than anywhere else east of the Mississippi. There are a variety of hiking trails nearby which will allow visitors access to these natural wonders. There are also guided waterfall tours of Lake Jocassee operated by several local outfitters just 2 minutes from our doorstep. We are not a lakefront home however our 2 acre property is located just 1 mile from the only public boat ramp on the Lake as well as the public swimming beach and Recreation Area. There is satellite TV along with a DVD library however there is no WiFi at the house and you can use the WiFi Hotspot at the Park Recreation Area Visitor Center as well as some local businesses (Internet Cafe).

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Pet Fee $50
Damage Insurance $59
Damage Deposit $600

NOTE: Homeaway Booking Fees are not shared with the owners of this property. The owners pay a separate listing fee annually to Homeaway for this listing.

Weekly Rentals Only during Summer Season. Last minute opportunities are available at the Standard Rate (2 night minimum) if there is no weekly rental scheduled. No house parties are permitted. A signed Security Agreement and Liability Waiver along with valid ID are required to complete the rental process.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.