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Executive lakefront Pool home featuring 2 master suites,Optional luxury pontoon

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 8 nights


About the property

Four bedroom, 3 bath ranch home with two master suites and large 18' X 40' pool

This elegant Executive home with two master suites is located in the quaint town of Chapin, SC and is conveniently located within 30 minutes of downtown Columbia with a perfect blend of country and city with close proximity to restaurants, movie theaters, golfing, etc. THE BIG CHILL is appropriately named because of all it has to offer and is the perfect place to 'drop off the grid' for your family vacation. Featuring stunning views of the big lake from a large covered deck, you will enjoy an enormous 18' X 40' in ground pool, boating and incredible fishing for largemouth bass, striped bass, crappie, bream and catfish from a 10' X 20' floating platform off the dock.

We also offer, for an additional fee, a 25' luxury pontoon with a Yamaha 150HP motor - perfect for water skiing, tubing, fishing or just a family cruise to one of several top notch restaurants - all only a short boat ride away. This boat comfortably seats up to 12 people with a built in fish finder, GPS to cruise the entire lake without fear of getting lost and a high end stereo system to complement your boat trip. The boat is conveniently moored at the dock in your back yard so it offers a hassle free experience - just load up your crew and take to the water!! For those of you unfamiliar to Lake Murray it is 41 miles long, 14 miles wide at its widest point, covers 78 square miles and has 649 miles of shoreline to explore - plenty to keep you busy for an entire week!

Additional in water amenities included are two kayaks and paddle boards for an early morning sunrise expedition to watch the world wake up. Also local striped bass guide is available and will pick you up on the dock for an awesome fishing experience. (Rocky Bottom Fishing Guide Service - see his Facebook page)

More Details

Property Manager
Ashley McDonald
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 22, 2017


Chapin House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Master suite #1
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Master suite #2
  • Four spacious bedrooms, three located on lake side with French doors that open to a large deck.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master suite #1 of 2
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Queen Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 double , 2 twin/ single , Two Double Beds, two single beds (Trundle)
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 2 sleep sofa /futon , Master suite #2 of 2, sectional sleeper sofa, sleeps 2
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


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Executive lakefront Pool home featuring 2 master suites,Optional luxury pontoon
average rating of 4.948718 based on 39 reviews

Amazing house, everything about it was perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful view, the house is modern with high end appliances and 2 gas grills on the deck. You can swim right off the dock, the water was deep and clear. Fishing off the dock was also amazing, we caught huge catfish and watched schools of fish swim by. The pool is huge; paddle boards, kayaks and boat made for a fun week.The owners were very friendly. We would definitely recommend this house.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect family getaway on beautiful lake murray

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at this home several years in a row and love it. It's well appointed with amazing views.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beatutiful home, great southern hospitality!

  • 5 of 5

Best vacation rental home on the lake! Attention to detail in every amenity. Giant pool floats, board games, premium cable channels, Wolfgang Puck cookware, wine glasses, shot glasses, Keriug Coffee maker and more. If you need it, the house has it! Not to mention comfortable beds, large master suites, and great lounge chairs. The owner was FANTASTIC! He met us the day we arrived and helped us launch our boat in the water and helped us get it out the last day. Our only regret is that next year is already booked because we would have gladly returned.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Maria, Cindy and I are so grateful for your glowing review! It's feedback like yours that really adds to our enjoyment of sharing this home with others. Please come visit us again and thank you so much for taking such good care of The Big Chill! Bill and Cindy
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Great vacation house, we had a wonderful time.

  • 5 of 5

Fishing was not good-to hot. The house and the pontoon where wonderful, everyone had a great time. We would love to come back sometime.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jim, thank you for visiting The Big Chill! I'm sorry the fishing wasn't that great - it was sooo hot your week that the water surface temperature on the lake reached 90 degrees. I think the fish were much like us - hang around in the shade and taking it easy. Anyway, please come back to visit us again in the future. Bill and Cindy
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Very clean, well equipped with all essentials, and property owners wonderful and easy to contact!

  • 5 of 5

This is our second year coming to this wonderful lakefront property! 7 adults and 7 kids with plenty to do for all! Close to a grocery store and restaurants or a nice kitchen to cook in. The pool is such a great addition for when the kids are tired from all the lake activities. The covered porch or gazebo is nice to sit and watch the kids out of the sun. Thank you again for such a relaxing and fun vacation!

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Sandra for being such a wonderful guest. I see you have already booked next year for a third year in a row - THANK YOU!!!
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  • 5 of 5

My wife, myself and 9 family members really enjoyed the stay that we had. The weather was wonderful as well as our hosts, Bill and Ashley. They were great to work with from beginning to end.

It was probably the most relaxing vacation ever. Everything was well stocked and shopping was close by. The tubing for the kids was especially fun as was the fishing My granddaughter said it was the best place that we have been. Hopefully we will be able to return someday!

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
22 Miles
Columbia, SC
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Chapin Chop House
Nearest Beach
130 Miles
Charleston, SC

This is a boater's paradise featuring fantastic freshwater fishing, water sports including skiing, tubing, kayaking and paddle boarding. Travel by boat to a premier lakeside golf course and nearby restaurants and bars. Two hours to the Blue Ridge mountains and two hours to historic Charleston, SC. Enjoy the historic tour, fantastic culinary experiences and beautiful beaches.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $200 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $99
Tax Rate 8.0%

Luxury pontoon rental as follows: Rental available for length of stay only - no daily rentals.
Weekly in season pontoon rental is $1,450 /week.
Off season 3 day rate is $650.00.
Pricing includes life vests, towable, tow rope.
Daily Pontoon rental not available.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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