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Exquisite Penthouse! Book now for Fall & Football~

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

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 an iPod/iPhone docking station 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 with 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

Chris Benoit
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
July 7, 2017

About Chris Benoit

My husband and I have been in real estate for over 30 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. In the 6 years we've owned the condo, we've grown so fond of Stoneview Summit that we purchased a second unit there.

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. Four 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

Review #17600216

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

The condo was perfect for (3) couples as each had their own bathroom. The condo was beautiful and stocked with everything we needed. I can't think of anything that wasn't available in the condo. We liked that eateries were just short drives away. We especially liked eating at Coppers on the weekend when they had a live band.

The lake is a great getaway spot. We had fun exploring the area in the pontoon we rented from the owners. Overall, very enjoyable, relaxing vacation. I will definitely recommend it to any family and friends interested in the area.

Date of arrival

May 18, 2017
May 2017
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Dadeville Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 5
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:30
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:30
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 28
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • All SVS Homeowner Association rules must be followed, particularly those regarding pool safety, guest & vehicle identification, and late-night noise.
  • Please leave our home as you would like to find it, and avoid penalty deposit deductions by reporting any breakage or other issues immediately.
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 ...
  • 3 bicycles
  • 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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Exquisite Penthouse! Book now for Fall & Football~
average rating of 4.9736843 based on 44 reviews

This property is well maintained. It is very clean. It steps from the lake with excellent views.

  • 5 of 5

My family and I greatly enjoyed our time at this property. This is the second time we have stayed here. We hope to keep coming back.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Scott, we were so delighted to have you & your family for a return visit- particularly since we were out of the country during your stay! It's reassuring that you know what to expect, and vice versa. You're like family to us- come back whenever you'd like!!
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Incredible! Beautiful! Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

The owners were so helpful and always available if we had questions. We thoroughly enjoyed having the boat which allowed the kids to tube and hit the hot spots - Chimney Rock and Goat Island - as well as fish. The condo itself was gorgeous and had everything we could need. We loved being on the top floor and enjoyed the beautiful views of the lake including the sunset. The condo was spacious and well appointed, and while we spent most of our time on the lake, it was so nice to come back to a place that felt like home. Thank you so much for sharing it with us!

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Emily, What a joy it was to host your family for post-July 4th fun at Lake Martin! You picked a perfect time, as the big crowds were gone, allowing y'all to take the boat out and not have tons of traffic. We hope you put our new tube to good use with your precious children. We so appreciated the photo you sent while y'all were out at Chuck's, our favorite "boatable" restaurant! It was nice to get updates during your visit. It helps to know that the extras we provide are useful and appreciated. Let us know what we can add to our "staples." We look forward to hearing when you'll be planning a return trip; and with the fact that you never even got to visit our awesome pool in your 5 days, we sure hope you'll allot a whole week for that next visit!! Be sure to look at the fact that we charge 6 nights' rent for 7!!
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Perfect Relaxing Getaway with Amazing Condo

  • 5 of 5

The condo was perfect for (3) couples as each had their own bathroom. The condo was beautiful and stocked with everything we needed. I can't think of anything that wasn't available in the condo. We liked that eateries were just short drives away. We especially liked eating at Coppers on the weekend when they had a live band.

The lake is a great getaway spot. We had fun exploring the area in the pontoon we rented from the owners. Overall, very enjoyable, relaxing vacation. I will definitely recommend it to any family and friends interested in the area.

  • Submitted: May 23, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

There are not enough superlative adjectives to describe this condo! It was absolutely perfect and Chris and Ron are wonderful hosts. The condo is more than fully equipped and the decor is beautiful and relaxing. The balcony is fabulous for evenings with the outdoor fireplace and plenty of seating. Chris and Ron checked with us to ensure our stay was pleasant and that we had everything we needed.

We rented the condo to attend our son's graduation at Auburn and the trip to campus was easy. I would recommend this condo to anyone and everyone!

  • Submitted: May 10, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Susan, we were delighted to host your family for such a memorable occasion! Our proximity to the Auburn campus was an important factor in our purchase decision- it's such a short trip! I know the weekend's schedule was really packed for all of you; come back again when you can really enjoy the lake!
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This condo was the best that I have ever stayed in as it has every great touch imaginable.

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful great host and hostess providing all of the essential vacation amenities.

I can't say enough about this fabulous condo.

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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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Oskar's Cafe
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Shell gas station & convenience store
"Open late, and offers a good variety of items"
Family Medical Clinic
"Closest "Doc in a Box""
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"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
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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
Nearest Point of Interest
#5505 Stoneview Summit
Nearest Point of Interest
Harbor Pointe Marina
Nearest Point of Interest
Tennis Courts (lighted)
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Golf Course
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Community Church
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Entrance Gate to StillWaters
Nearest Point of Interest
Oskar's Restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
Mama Goldberg's Deli
Nearest Point of Interest
Uncle Nick's Smokehouse Restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
Niffers Place
Nearest Point of Interest
Blue Creek Marina
Nearest Point of Interest
Shell gas station & convenience store
Nearest Point of Interest
Pug's Place
Nearest Point of Interest
Family Medical Clinic
Nearest Point of Interest
Dairy Creme II
Nearest Point of Interest
Piggly Wiggly
Nearest Point of Interest
Post Office
Nearest Point of Interest
Foodland Grocery Store
Nearest Point of Interest
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Dollar General
Nearest Point of Interest
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Self-serve ice
Nearest Point of Interest
Mexican Restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
Auburn University
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
Peak summer season
Jul 6 2017 - Jul 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Late Summer Season
Aug 1 2017 - Aug 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
Labor Day holiday
Aug 31 2017 - Sep 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
Football season 1
Sep 6 2017 - Sep 27 2017
2 night minimum stay
Football season 2
Sep 28 2017 - Oct 10 2017
2 night minimum stay
Football season 3
Oct 11 2017 - Nov 8 2017
2 night minimum stay
Football season 4
Nov 9 2017 - Nov 12 2017
2 night minimum stay
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 27 2017
3 night minimum stay
Off-peak, after Thanksgiving
Nov 28 2017 - Dec 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
Christmas & New Years
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 2 2018
3 night minimum stay
Jan 5 2018 - Mar 1 2018
2 night minimum stay
Spring season 2018
Mar 2 2018 - May 24 2018
2 night minimum stay
Memorial Day holiday
May 25 2018 - May 28 2018
3 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!

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.
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