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Fully Updated 3BR Westminster House on Lake Hartwell w/Wifi, Large Deck, Private Dock, Great Views & Much More - Only 30 Minutes from Clemson University!

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Westminster, South Carolina

Have the ultimate lakeside retreat by escaping to this gorgeous Westminster vacation rental home, situated along the shores of the pristine Lake Hartwell.

This delightfully charming 3-bedroom, 3-bathroom house has been recently updated inside and out, boasting a beautiful Board & Batten exterior with stone, screened porch with slate tile, and a large deck overlooking the lake. You and your companions will get to enjoy fantastic views of the lake from all 3 levels of the home, and the surrounding woods have even been groomed to allow better views! With enough room to comfortably accommodate 9 guests throughout 2,400 square feet of tastefully appointed living space, this lovely residence is a terrific size and layout for multiple families or a group of close friends traveling together. The house is nestled at the end of a cul-de-sac and features a grassy front yard perfect for games, so it’s especially great for those traveling with kids! This home is also convenient for travelers visiting students or attending games at Clemson University, just 30 minutes away.

All the amenities you want in your ideal home-away-from-home are here, including complimentary wireless internet access, air conditioning, cable TV, and a fully equipped kitchen, complete with all the essential cooking appliances, including a griddle. Enjoy your meals around the adjacent dining area that offers pleasant glimpses of the lake scenery outside. Look forward to gathering with your loved ones in the stunning main living room, where you can cozy up by the majestic stone fireplace and watch your favorite show on the TV. You’ll love spending time downstairs in the fully furnished basement, which has coffered ceilings, a flat screen TV, ping pong table, plenty of comfortable seating, and a beautiful stone and granite bar, making this space perfect for entertaining. The basement also offers 2 10-foot wide all-glass sliding doors that open to the path leading out to the lake, as well as a spacious patio area with adirondack chairs and a fire pit. 

The walk down to the lake is relatively short and not too steep, so you can easily access the property’s private dock. Lake Hartwell is very large and wonderful for boating and canoeing, primarily containing ski, pontoon, and fishing boats - BassMasters tournament is held on this lake annually! A small fishing boat with oars is provided at the house for guest use, in addition to one 2-person sea kayak for your enjoyment.

You and your group will also get to enjoy access to an array of amenities within the neighborhood, including a massive Olympic-sized saltwater swimming pool with lifeguard, lighted tennis and basketball courts, volleyball court, restaurant and bar, playground, game room, exercise facilities, security patrol, and more. The community’s restaurant and bar is conveniently within walking distance from this house, and you’ll find additional restaurants located in Seneca and Anderson, South Carolina - local favorites include Carolina Pizza and The Spotted Pig BBQ, both situated within 5 miles of home. 

If you need to rent a boat for use during your stay, boats can be rented from Harbor Light Marina, which is about 15 minutes away by water from the house. Golf enthusiasts will surely delight in tee time at one of the great golf courses in the area, such as Chickasaw Point Golf Course or Foxwood Hills Golf Course. This property is close to the mountains of upstate South Carolina, so it’s no surprise that the region abounds with outstanding outdoor recreation. From biking and hiking trails to numerous scenic waterfalls and a variety of state, county and city parks, you needn’t worry about running out of picturesque places to explore. Adventure-seekers should definitely partake in some thrilling whitewater rafting on the wild Chattooga River, which flows along the South Carolina-Georgia border. Regardless of how you plan to spend your time here, this phenomenal Westminster vacation rental house will quickly become a place you love coming home to at the end of the day - you may never want to leave!

Key Residence Features:

- Amenities include a fully equipped kitchen with griddle, wireless internet access, 4 TVs with cable, basement entertainment area with ping pong table and bar, large deck, private dock, fire pit, hammock, and use of the Foxwood Hills community recreation facilities

- Incredible lakefront location on the shores of Lake Hartwell, complete with 1 provided 2-person sea kayak and a small fishing boat with oars!

- Only 30 minutes from Clemson University, 15 minutes from the town of Westminster, and 20 minutes from Seneca, South Carolina

Bedroom Configuration:

- Master Bedroom: King-sized Bed

- Bedroom 2: Queen-sized Bed

- Bedroom 3 (Loft): 3 Twin-sized Beds

Additional Sleeping:

- A Double Sleeper Sofa in the Den and the large couch in the Basement can accommodate extra guests

- 3 additional Foam Mattresses are also provided for extra guests if needed


- No smoking

- No pets allowed

- Homeowner is flexible with maximum occupancy with small children up to 12 guests! This home cannot accommodate more than 9 adults

- Must be at least 27 years old to book

- Additional fees and taxes may apply


More Details

Property Manager
Evolve Vacation Rental Network
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
August 22, 2017

About Evolve Vacation Rental Network

Evolve Vacation Rental Network is on a mission to make vacation rental easy for travelers. Our dedicated Travel Advisor Team is available 7 days a week and our simple online reservation system allows you to book securely with a credit card! Please feel free to call us at 1.877.818.1013.


Westminster House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
  • Water View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , Master Bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Bedroom 2
    Bedroom 3 (Loft) - 3 twin/ single , Bedroom 3 (Loft)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing


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Fully Updated 3BR Westminster House on Lake Hartwell w/Wifi, Large Deck, Private Dock, Great Views & Much More - Only 30 Minutes from Clemson University!
average rating of 4.967742 based on 31 reviews

Clean and perfect for our girls weekend.

  • 5 of 5

On a quiet area of the lake. We floated off the dock all day Saturday without obnoxious boaters zooming by.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lilburn, Ga

Great weekend

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at this lakefront home. It was perfect for our college ladies' reunion. The house was well-stocked with everything we needed. We hope to be able to come back next year.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Our family thoroughly enjoyed themselves at this lake house! Spacious, scenic and lots to do!

  • 5 of 5

It doesn't get much better than to watch your children of all ages fish, swim, and explore the lake. As all moms know, rented homes still require much cooking and planning, but I couldn't ask for a better view as I prepared meals! This house accommodated our large family and friends with room for more! There were plenty of activities to keep everyone happy(boating, basketball, tennis, board games, ping pong, and a fire pit,etc.).It was a peaceful, relaxing retreat for all!! We hope to come back soon!

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Exactly what we want in our lake house!

  • 5 of 5

The house and location are perfect for an Atlanta getaway! We will definitely be returning.

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Apopka FL

Thanksgiving Week

  • 5 of 5

We booked this updated home for the first time this past week. It was beautifully updated. The home has everything you could possibly need, even paper products, shampoo/conditioner, etc. I would love to come back in the summer when you could really spend most of your time on the deck. It was easy check in and check out and in a great location. The owner was very helpful. My only suggestion, and this is from a renter's point of view, is that the sofa bed would be better for a renter if it was on the lower level not on the main floor. That way the home would present more as a 4 bedroom instead of the 3 bedroom it actually is. The loft is open to the main floor so noise travels easily from the loft to the main floor which also gives you no privacy. If someone is watching TV on the main floor it is too noisy for those trying to sleep in the loft bedroom. We gathered on the main floor with the great room, eating area, and kitchen. Having the sofa bed on the lower floor, with its own bath, would allow privacy and quiet for all sleeping. We would definitely rent this house again! BTW- the light outside on the front porch needs to be replaced--quite dark getting up the stairs with just every other step dimly lit.

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Karen, Thank you for taking time out to review the home. We're so glad you enjoyed your visit and we'll hopefully get you back out on that deck in summer! We have sent your comments about the sofa bed and porch light to the homeowner. We look forward to working with you in the future! Best, The Evolve Team
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  • 5 of 5

Beautiful peaceful place! Stayed here while visiting Clemson.

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • Additional fees and taxes may apply