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Spacious Waterfront home – perfect for entertaining or large family gatherings

Sleeps20
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms3
Half Baths2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hot Tub
  • children welcome

Overview

About the property

Waterfront with dock and private beach-7 BR, 3 full + 2 half BA, sleeps up to 20

Spacious Waterfront home – perfect for entertaining or large family gatherings

Nearly 5,800 sq ft with 7 bedrooms, 3 full baths, 2 half baths, sleeps 15 in beds, 2 on sleeper sofa, and additional 3 on air mattresses (extra charge over 14 guests)

Main level includes:

- Large great room with beautiful views of the lake, cathedral ceiling, skylights, stone fireplace with gas logs with blower for those chilly nights, 56-inch flat screen HDTV, DISH Network with DVR, Blueray, Wi-Fi, and combo radio/CD player.

- Well-appointed gourmet kitchen adjoining the great room and dining areas to keep the family together during meal preparation. Kitchen has an abundance of cabinets and stainless steel appliances, including electric cooktop stove, two ovens (both are also convection), built-in microwave, large refrigerator/freezer (2nd frig/freezer on lower level), dishwasher, toaster oven, coffee maker, spice rack, and ample dishes, utensils, and kitchenware to accommodate large gatherings.

- Dining areas capable of seating over 20 adults.

- Lakeside master bedroom with plush king size bed, huge walk-in closet, and sliding glass door leading to hot tub and expansive lakeside deck.

- Master bathroom with large double vanity, jetted tub, separate shower, and heat lamp.

- Bedroom #2 with a twin over full size bunk bed.

- Laundry room with washer, dryer, and laundry sink

- 2 half bathrooms

Upper level includes:

- Bedroom #3 & 4 - lakeside with queen size beds.

- Bedroom #5 & 6 - full size beds.

- Full bathroom with double vanity, tub/shower combo, skylight.

Lower level includes:

- Lakeside bedroom #7 with king size bed, walk in cedar closet, and sliding glass door leading to patio and lovely view of lake.

- Full bathroom with vanity and shower

- Large family room with full size sleeper sofa, HDTV with DISH Network and DVR, video game systems with assortment of games and 2 sets of sliding glass doors out to lakeside patio area.

- Lower level game rooms include pool, ping-pong, air hockey, and lots of video games. There is a beautiful mahogany bar with microwave, small refrigerator, sink, and barside TV.

Exterior includes:

- Expansive newly refinished deck covering entire lake side of home, with screened porch, hot tub, gas and charcoal grills, tables, chairs, and lots of seating. The deck can be accessed from the master bedroom, kitchen, and dining room.

- Covered dock on deep water (~15’ off front). A jump gate from upper level, and swing, diving board, and swim ladder on the lower deck provide hours of swimming and diving fun. Dock has enough room and cleats to tie up 3 boats and is next to private beach with a gradual slope into the water perfect for children. There is a picnic table on the dock for meals on the water, an Adirondack swing on the upper level to enjoy quiet nights on the water, and another swing at the beach overlooking the lake.

- Huge firepit for smores and quiet nights on the water.

- Kayaks available for guest use (Spring and Summer rentals only)

Other:

- Board games, card games, video games, puzzles, CDs, DVDs, corn hole, ladder ball, volleyball, badmitton, hammock, binoculars. Linens provided. Kayaks available for guest use during spring, summer, and early fall.

- This is a NON SMOKING home (including the screen porch). Smoking is allowed on the property but CLEAN UP IS A MUST or a portion of your damage deposit WILL be withheld.

- Pet friendly (dogs only)

- Property is a short (5-10 minute) walk to Lake Anna's popular Cove Restaurant. Or boat / jetski over in less than a minute and tie up at their dock to relax to a refreshment and enjoy the lovely sunsets on the water from the outdoor tiki bar.

More Details

Owner
Amy Loughrie
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
March 25, 2017

Amenities

Mineral House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5777 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 20
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 20 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Master bath, heat lamp
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , Main level
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , Main level
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Lower level
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , Upper level
Bedrooms:
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master - main level lake view - walkout to deck
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 2nd Master - lower level - lake view - walkout to patio
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Main level - Twin over full bunk bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Upper level - lake view
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , Upper level - lake view
    Bedroom 6 - 1 double , Upper level
    Bedroom 7 - 1 double , Upper level
    Family room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Lower level - family room sleeper sofa
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(26 traveler reviews)

Spacious Waterfront home – perfect for entertaining or large family gatherings
average rating of 4.6538463 based on 26 reviews
4

Overall good

  • 4 of 5

Our group had a great time in the house. Here are some pros and cons

Pros: House was equipped with so many entertainment and space it allowed our group to really bond. All rooms were spacious enough for each family who paid the same amount so they felt like that got their share of the house. The view was beautiful although we thought we would have a large view of Lake Anna. Still, a beautiful site in the morning. There were windows everywhere. Hot tub and fire pit were great additions to the house. Boat area/swings were entertaining for all ages!

Cons: Small oven had so much food residue from previous use that we couldn't use it. It would burn every time we turned it on. Utensils, pots/pans were overused. However, we were still able to make delicious meals =). There were no dishwasher detergent so one of us had to make a grocery trip out. The checkout list was burdensome- all of us was extra cautious and caused unnecessary stress that our security deposit would be taken away. We have stayed at other Homeaway homes and never seen such a list.

Thank you for the wonderful stay.

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Anna. Thank you for the feedback. The cleaners were not clear on your comment about the 'small' oven (toaster oven?) They saw no issues with any of the ovens and reported them all clean and in working order. Two skillets and a cook pot are being added to the kitchenware but I try not to throw out older items unless they are unusable. There are some large groups that come in that make some equally large meals, so I figure some extra cookware may be welcomed, even if it is not brand new. Kitchen utensils appear to be in good shape and adequate. My apologies for the absence of the dishwasher pods - this was an oversight. I really wish you had not stressed over the checkout list. I try hard not to withhold any deposit unless there is abuse or neglect. The items on the checkout list are minor and many are intended as 'reminders' as guests may not realize the consequences of not doing so (like lowering umbrellas and latching the hot tub cover if you used them, so they don't blow away). I'm glad you enjoyed your stay and welcome you and your party back in the future! Amy
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5

Well maintained adult/kid/dog friendly retreat

  • 5 of 5

Our group of 13 adults, one toddler, one infant, and one dog loved this property. Pros: large main room/kitchen area, outdoor gated deck, gas grill, large fire pit, dock area with the sandy beach, plenty of parking on quiet street, and the downstairs rec room and bar area. Cons: It's minor but only one full bathroom upstairs for four bedrooms (but 1 full bath and 2 half baths on the main level and 1 full bath in the basement). The house is very well maintained and clean. The owner, Amy, was very responsive and reasonable. We would absolutely rent again!

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Refreshing time at the Lakehouse

  • 5 of 5

The house was gorgeous and the owner was accommodating to our Christian Young Adult group for our first ever winter retreat. The house is FULL of amenities and things to do. We hope to stay here again in the future.

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wedding. Family Weekend.

  • 5 of 5

We recently stayed the weekend at this beautiful property. We came up on Friday and had our wedding in the backyard on Saturday. Talk about amazing. The views, the land, the house is so spacious, and there is something for everyone. My 7 year old enjoyed the old school Nintendo and the games. He also loved playing ping pong, air hockey, and pool while the adults enjoyed the amazing kitchen and family time. Sadly we were too busy to put the hot tub to use, but everything was just lovely.

Pros: Amy is super helpful and quick to respond to a bazillion questions.

House easily accommodates large groups and families.

Lots of seating and activities.

Gorgeous views.

The only con I can think of is the second oven wasn't working so we did have a bit of trouble getting all the food cooked for the wedding in a timely manner, but I know she is getting that fixed and it was just a timing issue.

I can't wait until we can bring our family back for a more relaxing vacation and for a longer period of time!

Thanks Amy!!

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Stephanie - So happy your special day was blessed with beautiful weather and fun time for all. Very unfortunate on the timing of the breakdown of the wall oven, but yes, a new combination microwave and convection/bake wall oven was installed in the following week. Best wishes for a lifetime of happiness and love to you and your family!
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Pretty house in the outside however a little disappointed on the inside...

  • 1 of 5

The bedrooms on the third floor were not the best my girlfriend almost flipped the bed by sitting on the edge ....

The tvs in bedrooms didn't work

The main floor

The ceiling light was flickering the whole time we were there which was very annoying, trash compactor didn't work.

Their was a leak in the fridge that we constantly had to wipe up.

The basement .... Holes in the wall , pool table edge kept falling off and huge leak in the ceiling next to the pool table so every time we played it dropped on us... Not only that but we had to dump out the water the whole time we were there.

Outside the Ceptic tank over flowed which smelled horrible not to mention my friend had to hang at the house to talk to the people while the rest of us went tubing...

Extremely dissatisfied with the owner that charged is $15 for a vase .... One of the kids did knock it over :-( however we had to deal with all these things in the house and invited her in for dinner which was filet mignon. I'm just at an awe of how the owner charged $15 k owing that we were gracious enough to help her with her house. Not going back to this house again !

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Appalled by this review! I take pride in the condition of this property, inside and out, and have been told by many guests I need to post new pics to reflect the current condition as the house has undergone many upgrades/improvements. Thanks to this review, this will be occurring very soon. Responding to the items noted: "almost flipped bed by sitting on the edge" - No clue how this can be done by sitting on, or even jumping on a bed "Tvs in bedrooms didn't work" - per listing, there is Dish Network available in both family rooms and the bar areas. Bedroom TVs are not even listed, but those with TVs have either a VCR, DVD, or BluRay for viewing movies and are in working order. "ceiling light flickering" - Have not located a flickering light. "Trash compactor didn't work" - Will not be repaired, removed from listing. "leak in the fridge" - My family used the home the next week and saw no evidence of a leak, nor any complaints from any other guests, before or since. "Holes in the wall, pool table edge falling off, leak in ceiling" - Have not located any holes in wall. There are a couple of dents next to the pool table, caused by a guest hitting the wall with a pool stick. The plastic piece at the pool table corner pocket has been fixed and did not affect game play. There was a leak in the ceiling next to the pool table that upon arrival I asked the guest if they could keep a bucket under it to keep the carpet dry. This leak persisted for over 30 days and was ultimately found to be a crack in the line for the AC condensate pump. I had multiple HVAC techs in to diagnose the cause before it was finally located and corrected. I'm not sure this was a huge inconvenience, but indeed a problem. "Ceptic over flowed" - On the 3rd day of the guest's stay, I was informed the septic (liquid only, NOT SOLIDS) was leaking into the yard. I immediately called a repairman and left work to meet him. Problem was found to be the septic pump switch in the basement was TURNED OFF, likely by a member of the guest's own party (unless no one showered for 3 days). When I arrived to meet the repairman, there were 12+ teens/pre-teens downstairs with air mattresses covering the entire family room floor, and another 12+ adults upstairs, despite a contract written for 14 guests. Clearly a breach of contract, a $15 deduction for a $45 hand-painted vase, and a $185 septic service call was letting this guest off easy! Correct - they will not be returning to my property!
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5

Beautiful lake front home with spectacular views and wonderful owner

  • 5 of 5

This home offered everything we wanted for a vacation with our family. The young grand kids loved the little Sandy Beach for playing and swimming. The older grand kids love jumping and diving from the dock. The house was beautiful and spacious with comfy beds. The kitchen was large for all of the chefs to cook together (our family loves cooking).

The owner was extremely helpful during booking and prior to our arrival and addressed all of our questions.

I would highly recommend this home!!

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Car: necessary

This property is a short (5-10) minute walk to Lake Anna's popular Cove Restaurant and outdoor tiki bar. Or boat / jetski over in less than a minute and tie up at their dock to relax to a refreshment and enjoy the lovely sunsets on the water.

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Rates & Availability

Mineral House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Early summer
May 6 2017 - May 27 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
5 night minimum stay
$600
From
$650
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$3,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 14 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer 2017 - flex check-in
May 30 2017 - Jun 23 2017
3 night minimum stay
$650
From
$700
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$4,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 14 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer 2017
Jun 24 2017 - Sep 6 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
5 night minimum stay
$650
From
$700
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$4,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 14 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Late Summer 2017
Sep 8 2017 - Oct 2 2017
2 night minimum stay
$650
From
$700
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$3,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 14 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$500
From
$550
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,750
 
Notes: Rates are based on 14 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Cleaning fee $150 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Tax Rate 10.3%

Summer peak season check-in time is 4pm EST; check-out time is 10am EST
100% of deposit refunded if reservation is cancelled 60 days prior to check-in
A max of two dogs will be considered. Pet fee is non-refundable.

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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