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Exquisite Penthouse! Save big on AU home game weekends!

33 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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Dadeville Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6-7)

Our condo is located in StillWaters, just 30 miles from the Auburn campus, and is part of the finest and newest complex to be built in Dadeville's premier gated, lake, golf and tennis community. Although this is our personal unit, we are willing to share it from time to time with others who want the best, and who'll appreciate the subtle [wink] affiliation with our favorite Tigers.

If golf is your thing, you'll be delighted with the StillWaters course, which offers great rates for a challenging outing. And with Robert Trent Jones' Grand National less than 30 miles away in Opelika, you could easily fill up a week playing several different courses from this home base.

The condo is a 3 bedroom, 3 bath Penthouse unit that we consider to be the best at Stoneview Summit, due to its spaciousness and incomparable lake views. The 2000 sq feet of living area are more than amply furnished to make you feel pampered. We offer WiFi and unlimited long distance, as well as internet-ready TVs, Roku, and BluRay players. Ceiling heights are 12 to 15 ft throughout; and the floors are real hardwood, with ceramic tile bathrooms and carpeted bedrooms. The kitchen is quite spacious, with granite counter tops; and it includes all of the appliances (stainless) and accessories that a cook could want for a week or weekend getaway. The three bedrooms each have a flatscreen TV, and two have internet-ready BluRay players. If you enjoy Netflix, Hulu, Pandora, etc., then you can watch movies or listen to music in the privacy of your own bedroom or on the 55 inch internet ready high definition TV in the living area. There is also a 5-disk CD player and 2 iPod/iPhone docking stations for those who love their own style of music. If you MUST bring your work with you, there's a color printer/scanner on a dedicated desk away from the noise.

For those cool evenings, there are two gas fireplaces, one in the living area and the other on the spacious balcony that overlooks Lake Martin and has a western view for enjoying spectacular sunsets. The balcony also has an eating table and chairs, a chaise lounge, swivel rockers, and an infrared grill with a separate burner and all the necessary accessories to make your grilling experience enjoyable.

Each bathroom has a standard tub/shower combo, with the exception of the master bath that has an oversized tub and a shower big enough for two. All of the bath counter tops are granite. The bedroom closets are spacious, including a huge walk-in located in the master suite. The front bedrooms have curtains as well as blinds for added room-darkening.

Following Auburn’s National Championship Victory, we created the “Eagles' Nest” as our getaway place, and for fans and outdoor enthusiasts who want the best in rental accommodations, as well as the peace and quiet that Lake Martin can bring.

For some, the “Plains” are great on game day, but just too hectic afterward. We have so much more to offer than the area hotels that jack up their prices during football season. With us, you can spread out and enjoy each other's company in a home setting. You won't have to crowd around a tiny TV to watch the other games, nor wait in line at just another restaurant.

On site there is a great wading pool with an unusual rock slide and several waterfalls that lend uniqueness to the sun-bathing and swimming experience. There are covered areas for relaxing while the kids frolic.

From Memorial Day through Labor Day, head on over to the interdenominational Church of the Living Waters, which features outdoor Sunday inspiration that's within easy walking distance or that can be reached by boat.

Speaking of boats, our condo comes with its own boat slip that can accommodate up to a 24 foot boat. If you don't want to bring your own vessel, ask us about pontoon rental; or check out the local marinas for jet skis or ski boats.

For those who like to fish, there are three fishing ponds on the StillWaters property that are stocked nicely with crappie, brim and large mouthed bass. Yes, you can catch an 8-pounder from the pond! Otherwise, if you want 400,000 acres of water, there is always Lake Martin, considered to be one of the cleanest lakes in America. That is where we enjoy swimming, as the water is deep immediately off shore, and the boat traffic is minimal.

There are grocery and convenience stores nearby, several excellent restaurants accessible either by car or by boat, and marinas that provide fuel for your own craft as needed. Check out our map to familiarize yourself with all the area has to offer.

Weeks and weekends are limited in this unit as we love to use it ourselves; but let us know your needs (as far ahead as possible) and we will do our best to accommodate them. We are looking for select non-smoker families to share our lovely condo, and would be happy to share additional photos upon request.

Keywords: Condo, furnished, wifi, long distance, boat & boatslip, on Lake Martin

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible

Chris Benoit
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, french
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Calendar last updated:
October 13, 2016
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About Chris Benoit

My husband and I have been in real estate for over 25 years, primarily during our careers with Michelin in Dothan and Bridgestone in Tennessee. We purchased this condo inspired by our love for Auburn University and the fact that our daughter and her family live in nearby Atlanta.

We have been traveling both within and outside the US for the past several years and enjoy Europe especially.

Our picture in this listing was taken at the Grand Canyon following Auburn's awesome victory over the Oregon Ducks in Phoenix. War Eagle!

Chris Benoit purchased this condo in 2010

Why Chris Benoit chose Alabama

We purchased the condo to be closer to the grandchildren in Atlanta and to Auburn University

What makes this condo unique

We love to swim, boat, and fish. We're very proud of the well-conceived and ample furnishings we've brought into this particular unit. It's a very non-typical rental unit. Our guests always say it's even better than the description. Three of the families who previously rented from us actually purchased units in our complex after staying in our unit. That's quite a unique endorsement, and we're now delighted to have them as neighbors!

Guestbook comments from the owner

We truly enjoyed our stay this week in your wonderful condo. Just wanted to say thank you so much for the hospitality and warmth that fill your home here on the Lake. My first Lake Martin experience has been exceptional- and much of that thanks to y'all. It was truly a blessing!

[Footnote: these guests enjoyed everything so much, their family bought the unit next door!]
Jul 2013
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Exquisite Penthouse! Save big on AU home game weekends!
average rating of 4.969697 based on 38 reviews
Pelham, AL

Even better than expected!

  • 5 of 5

The condo was perfect. Very spacious and elegant but also felt like home. All the personal touches were wonderful. Chris was such a pleasure to talk to and work with. The rock slide pool was definately a plus for our 4 year old grandson. He wanted to live there forever :). We will be back again.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sharon, we were so glad we were able to accommodate you & your family in your requests to arrive early and leave late. Sounds like you had a great time- that's what we love to hear! Let us know when you're ready for a return visit~
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Eagle's Nest is absolutely beautiful, well appointed, and convenient to Auburn!

  • 5 of 5

This spacious unit is beautifully decorated and in an excellent location on Lake Martin. We have stayed in several nice rentals in the area but this one is our new favorite. Chris was a pleasure to work with. Whether you're needing a lake retreat or a game day getaway, you won't be disappointed with Eagle's Nest!

  • Submitted: May 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sounds like you found the birthday candles & celebratory tableware! What a nice way to finish out the Music & Miracles concert weekend. We do value our proximity to Auburn, as we quite often find ourselves heading in the direction of the Loveliest Village on the Plains! Glad to hear we're your new favorite- come back soon!!
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Beautiful Condo, Great Owners!

  • 5 of 5

I cannot express enough in words how amazing our July 4th vacation in this rental was! There was plenty of room for my family (6 total) and room to spare. The condo was cozy and great for our little get away. We rented a boat and got to experience all Lake Martin had to offer. The condo was a convenient location to everything we needed and more. We ate out a couple nights but ate in using the kitchen and grill the rest of the time. The view from the balcony is exquisite and we enjoyed watching the sun set every night. Chris and Ron were great to rent from. They were easy to communicate with and were so helpful. We would love to stay here again in the future. Thank you so much to Ron and Chris for allowing us to experience all that Eagle's Nest has to offer. War Eagle!

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lake Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Our visit to Lake Martin was great. Chris made sure everything was 'teed up' for us and was always very accessible with any questions during our stay. The condo was beautiful, and we felt like we had the resort to ourselves. The views are spectacular and the condo is so very comfortable. Our kids had a great time jumping off Chimney Rock, tubing and just swimming in one of the several quiet coves on the lake. The Benoits graciously rented us their pontoon boat which made our stay that much more enjoyable. Niffers is a great local restaurant that we visited multiple times during our stay. Highly recommend this rental.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Through texts back and forth during the week, we enjoyed hearing about the kids going from "too scared to try the jump" to "jumping off multiple times" by the end of your stay. Hopefully Evan will choose Auburn over those GA & TN colleges y'all visited, so you'll have more opportunities for return visits! The colors in the Fall make for even more spectacular views from the balcony!!
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Fantastic Stay

  • 5 of 5

As or better than advertised. The condo was beautifully decorated and equipped and stocked for a very comfortable and enjoyable stay. Great view of the lake and a perfect deck for morning coffee and reading on the porch. We would rent again!

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You were most kind to refill the propane tank for the grill! As a countermeasure, we'll have a spare tank on hand as of this weekend. We appreciate your letting us know about the little plumbing issue; accidents happen, but I sure hate finding out way after the fact. Your prompt action meant there was no interruption or inconvenience for your family or the guests who followed you. You're the kind of guests we love- those who treat our home as if it were theirs!
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Relaxing vacation

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at the condo exceeded all our expectations. We liked the open space. It is decorated tastefully. All the amenities you could think of. Cozy beds. Stocked refrigerator. Really a home away from home. Beautiful view from the balcony overlooking the lake. We were promised some gorgeous sunsets - and we not disappointed! The pool is so inviting for swimming and sunbathing. All the people we encountered were very friendly. We enjoyed sitting on the balcony with a glass of wine, relaxing -- a wonderful way to spend an evening. Also, a pontoon boat was available for a leisurely ride on the lake. We definitely would recommend this condo on the lake.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Although we don't usually leave anything in the 'fridge, you hit it just right! Glad y'all enjoyed the sunsets; we love the fact that our building is the closest to the water. We're spoiled by such awesome views to the western sky! You'll have to plan to come back when the hummingbirds come through- it's another of our favorite balcony activities!
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Still Waters Resort
"Our lighted tennis courts are on StillWaters Drive (follow the signs for the Hwy 34 gate)"
Stillwaters Golf and Country Club
"A breathtaking course right in the neighborhood! We seen great improvement in the last seve..."
Church of the Living Waters
"The Church of the Living Waters is an interdenominational church with Sunday services (Memor..."
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"Our gated community features 'round the clock security at the Hwy 49 entrance. Upon providi..."
Oskar's Cafe
"Check out the menu in the Eagles' Nest Guest Notebook"
Shell gas station & convenience store
"Open late, and offers a good variety of items"
Family Medical Clinic
"Closest "Doc in a Box""
Singleton Marine Group Blue Creek Marina
"Launch you boat then store your trailer here, or check out their boat rentals."
Dadeville Food Land
"Closest "real" grocery store"
US Post Office
Dollar General
"For those incidentals...."
Piggly Wiggly
"Just in case you can't find what you need at Foodland"
Fred's Store
Auburn University
"Loveliest Village on the Plains!"
Louie's Chicken Fingers
"Quality chicken with all the accompaniments. Dine in or take out. It's relatively small, b..."
Nearest Barpub
0.7 Miles
Coppers Grill in StillWaters
Nearest Golf
0.6 Miles
Nearest Motorway
20 Miles
I-85 at Opelika or Tuskeegee
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Coppers Grill, Oskars, Niffers, Poplar Dawg
Car: necessary

Stoneview Summit is the newest condo complex within the prestigious, gated StillWaters development on the Auburn end of Lake Martin. When you're not out on the Lake, our neighborhood boasts 3 fishing ponds, lighted tennis courts, a challenging golf course, a community playground with facilities, and plenty of walking trails.


Rates & Availability

Dadeville Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Football season
Sep 7 2016 - Nov 22 2016
2 night minimum stay
Nov 23 2016 - Nov 29 2016
3 night minimum stay
Off-peak, after Thanksgiving
Nov 30 2016 - Dec 21 2016
2 night minimum stay
Christmas & New Years
Dec 22 2016 - Jan 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
Jan 4 2017 - Feb 28 2017
2 night minimum stay
Spring season 2017
Mar 1 2017 - May 22 2017
2 night minimum stay
Memorial Day holiday
May 23 2017 - May 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
Peak season June
May 30 2017 - Jun 24 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning fee $150
Tax Rate 4.0%

Deposit is refundable (in full or in part) provided 1) there's no damage to the unit, and no evidence of smoke or pets; and 2) there are no items missing; or 3) if we are able to re-book the unit should you have to cancel less than 30 days before your scheduled arrival.

HomeAway online credit card and/or Paypal payments are accepted; however, the associated fees will be deducted from the deposit refund. Personal checks are accepted and recommended, to avoid this deduction.

Feel free to contact us if you have any questions about our unit or the area!

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Dadeville Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 5
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Separate vanities; hairdryer furnished
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Hairdryer furnished
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Wall-mounted hairdryer provided
  • 3
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Wall-mount flat screen TV with Roku
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Twin over full, plus futon; TV
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Separate entrance to lakeside balcony; TV with Roku
  • King size bed (1), Queen size Bed (1), Baby Crib (1 plus 1 Pack-n-Play), Futon (1), Bunk Beds (1) Twin over full size
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Although we have this unit furnished as if we're there all the time, we can't be; so you can take advantage of our absence. Let us know what you'd like us to leave for your use; otherwise we'll try to get it out of your way!

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