|Minimum Stay||3 nights|
Very comfortable cottage on a quiet cove on Lake Gaston. Wooded, private. Patio and deck on the water. Sleeps 6 with very comfortable sleeper sofa. Full kitchen with dishwasher and microwave. Satellite TV, DVD, Grill, firepit and hammock and wood swing. Neighborhood has boat launch and beach area. Washer/dryer. Fine quality beds and linens. View of the lake from bedroom and livingroom. Boat rentals available nearby. Gentle wooden walk to lake. Perfect place to relax and have fun. This is a smoke free home.
I'm originally from NJ and have been Raleigh for 20 years. Our little cottage is a perfect getaway for us. We thought we would try sharing it a little and see how that works out.
We always wanted to have a place on a lake. This is the perfect little getaway!
The house is very cute and cozy and has a beautiful setting. There are lots of trees which keeps it cool and private. We built the boat house a few years ago and put a really nice deck actually ON the water. We love to sit on the water and just relax.
We had a great time this year at the lake. We look forward to spending next year at the same location. The house is in a perfect location and the fishing was awesome. House is well taken care of and the neighbors to the left are outstanding. Look forward to next year.
The house, patio, and dock area are excellent and a great place to relax. We rented a boat from Morningstar Marina which is only a few minutes away which I would definitely recommend to anyone who does not have a boat. Thanks again Donna!
Thank you Donna for sharing your beautiful place . We thoroughly enjoyed it there. The house had everything we needed and then some. It was very nice to not need to bring sheets and towels....and not wish we had !! The cove is definitely a little shallow but we had no problem with it . The neighbors are awesome...we even joined them for a birthday party one night. Can't say enough good ... And nothing to suggest . Great just the way it is!! We will be back many times...until we can afford our own .
This is a perfect get away from an chaotic city. If you have kids that only stays on their cellphones this is a great place to take em for vacation in order to bond as the area is very secluded and cell services is limited. The owner is very helpful and easy to get in contact with. My whole family enjoyed our stay.
Our family enjoyed the house. Donna is great to work with and will help your stay be the best.
This was the second time that we stayed at this cottage. It is quiet and shady - very relaxing. The home is set back from a cove and is wooded. There is a pathway that will lead you to a boat dock. You can see the cove from the living room through the trees. The home is clean and comfortable and the owner is great.
We brought our bass boat with us and had no trouble launching it (a mile down the road) and bringing it to dock. The cove is a bit shallow, but we were able to navigate fine. It was great having access to the boat whenever we felt the urge to fish. It rained while we were there, and I sat under the overhang and fished for hours - caught a catfish. The home has everything you could need - comfortable bedding, linens, quality towels, kitchen utensils.
I have always been a "beach" person but have fallen in love with Lake Gaston. If you have never spent a vacation on a lake, you should try it at least once. Lake Gaston has a lot going on and a lot to look at - paddleboard, kayaks, geese, jet skis. There are also plenty of natural areas to enjoy. If you are a camera buff, bird watcher or nature lover, you really need to spend some time on this lake. A lot of fun and this cottage is a great value.
The house was easy to access and warmed up quickly once we arrived. We especially enjoyed reading others' comments in the visitor log book; very charming. It was kind of an old-fashioned getaway, yet also a lot like a piece of suburbia plopped out into the woods. Walks along the lake weren't really possible (the lake front is all divided into lots -- not like at a beach), but we enjoyed our walk through the wooded streets to the public "beach" area about a mile away. Seems like the kind of place you could take your parents for a comfortable time. The owner was very gracious.
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
|Property Damage Protection||$59|
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.