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Water-View Kerr Lake home w/Dock only 1 Hour from Raleigh/Durham!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

3 bedroom, 2 bathroom w/Lake View, Wrap-around Porch, and Large Private Dock

Plan a weekend or a whole week for your family to share a cozy family home right on Kerr Lake. Once you are here you forget all about the daily grind and really feel like you are hours away from it all! The view from the back of the wrap-around porch is gorgeous, with a large grassy area for playing/grilling/games, and the lake and private boat dock are in plain view. The dock is very large for plenty of chairs to sit and fish or just enjoy the sun, or bring your boat or kayaks to explore the waters - the dock can fit at least three water crafts^.

The location is perfect for a quick trip from Raleigh/Durham - only 1 hour from North Raleigh or Durham (up to 1.5 hrs from S.Raleigh) the home is located just past Townsville NC, which is nice considering most of the lake is in Virginia which would take a lot longer to get to. It is also very close to a boat ramp (Ivy Hill ramp), good for anyone bringing a boat or coming for fishing, and the location on the lake is ideal because you are not on the 'main' open water so it is very quiet and peaceful, but 1 minute on a boat around a corner and you are on the open water for skiing or sightseeing.

This is a self-clean accommodation^^ (please read further below). The kitchen has all the amenities you need and features a large island with 4 bar stools - nice for entertaining. There is also a dining table for more seating, and the kitchen and dining are open to a large living room with TV, cable/internet^^^ (please read further below), DVDs, board games and a bocce ball set for your use. There are three bedrooms - two with queen beds, and one with 2 twin beds - each bedroom can sleep two comfortably, and 2 full baths. Gas grill for your use as well. New for 2018 we NO LONGER PROVIDE ANY LINENS OR TOWELS unless you inquire about renting them. YOU MUST BRING YOUR OWN! There are two queen beds and two twin beds. This allows you to a LOT of extra time on the morning of check-out to not have to do laundry while also having to do all the other cleaning, and prevents problems we've had with laundry not being dried and handled properly.






Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day. OR for Memorial Day or Labor Day you may stay 3 nights but pay $190/night.

We also welcome any inquires regarding longer-term rentals, such as several months at a time.

^Notice about dock: Kerr Lake's water levels changes all the time because it feeds Lake Gaston, whose level must remain constant. So the dock location may not be optimal at times. Due to heavy rains or drought situations the water level may fluctuate rapidly, which means the ramp may be out in the water and unreachable without walking through some water first. We will constantly try to keep it corrected as much as we can. We do ask for renters NOT to adjust it themselves because our property manager stays on top of the forecast and has a strategy for preparing for water level changes that keep it from getting beached (which is near impossible to fix because ours is so big and heavy). Thank you for understanding.

^^ This is a SELF-CLEAN accommodation. Due to the location of the property and it being remote, we do not have the cleaning options that other rentals properties may have (we often can't even get cleaning people out here at all, much less on very short notice). During the busier summer months when there are back-to-back rentals we especially need to rely on our renters to do a VERY thorough cleaning job, as there are only 4-hour windows between rentals. We do this to try to maximize everyone's time at the home, but we just ask for awareness and courtesy about this. Due to this we REQUIRE you bring your own linens, that way clean-up time is a lot shorter on the morning of check-out because you don't have to wait for load(s) of laundry to be finished and dried properly. Thank you for understanding!!!

^^^ As a warning learned from guests in the past, please do NOT come here if you plan on just watching TV or using the internet all day, or if you will be here on business and need to rely 100% on having internet service. As stated further in the "amenities" section, we DO have satellite TV and internet service, however due to being in such a remote location it has problems from time to time and the data package is very small for the internet so it gets used up very quickly each month and we can only buy a certain extra amount maximum per month. We hate this as much as you do because it takes a lot of our time to try to correct this all the time (on the phone with the provider, arranging someone to meet them there in a 4-hour-window since we don't live in the area, etc, etc), but we do try our hardest to have it there for at least checking emails and watching a few shows while you're there. So this is our official fine print that the service is unreliable and there will be NO compensation for outages. We do research every year if there are any better provider options that we can try to improve this. Thanks!

More Details

Sara Nicholson
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2018

About Sara Nicholson

We are Christian and Sara and we LOVE to boat and spend every minute outside that we can. Christian is from England but grew up in South Africa, so he loves how the weather here gets warm like South Africa but the area has the country feel of England. Sara is a Raleigh native. We got married in 2010 and welcomed twin boys in June 2014!

Sara Nicholson purchased this house in 2009

Why Sara Nicholson chose Henderson

We absolutely LOVE this home - the location is so great on the lake, and the home itself is so cozy and 'lake-y' yet open and spacious as well. When we come here we truly feel like we are days away from the city life and are in a whole different world.

What makes this house unique

The covered porch is the absolute best feature - you can literally sit there all day no matter what the weather and just look at the water and watch and listen to the nature around you while drinking your coffee or an ice-cold beer. The dock is the second best feature - you could also spend all day here between swimming in the clean water, walking around the shore area (which can be like a beach depending on the water level), sun-bathing, fishing, and of course boating. Then at night you can lay on the dock and watch the stars that you just don't see in the city.


Henderson House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Rural
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • The first/main bathroom is partially handicap friendly - it has safety rails in the shower/tub, however does not have space for a wheelchair to fully enter the bathroom.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single
  • Linens are NOT provided. Must bring your own, or inquire with owner about rentals ahead of time.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
The property is fully furnished and includes all kitchen appliances and cleaning supplies. New for this year we NO LONGER PROVIDE ANY LINENS OR TOWELS unless you inquire about renting them. YOU MUST BRING YOUR OWN! There are two queen beds and two twin beds. It also does NOT include personal, disposable items such as toilet paper, paper towels, toiletries (shampoo, soap), etc. Sorry there is currently NO home telephone. There is great cell phone reception with Verizon here, not with AT&T though. Not sure about any other carriers. For Housekeeping, renters are expected to clean themselves upon departure. This includes: washing, drying and putting away dishes before leaving; cleaning all floors; bathrooms are to be left very clean please (clean counters, commodes, shower, floor, and mirror); please take any and all trash with you - the location is remote so there is no trash service available to our home (there will be instructions on nearby dumpster/recycling).


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average rating of 4.7619047 based on 42 reviews

Very nice place

  • 4 of 5

Clean very quiet peaceful.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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a perfect nook

  • 5 of 5

Wolfpack lane is just what we needed for whole family. The house was perfect and a short walk to the dock made it perfect for everyone to go to the dock and swim, fish, or just relax as the sun went down. We would go again.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kevin's Big Bass Classic

  • 4 of 5

Five guys on our annual fishing trip. The accommodations were great for the event and all of us enjoyed the location, lake, back porch and dock. We will recommend Wolfpack lodge to others.

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful place to vacation! Clean and accommodating!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I stayed for a week and we loved it. Upon arrival we found an exquisitely clean home with charming decor and set up. The lake is right out your back door and the dock was wonderful for our boating needs. We will be back! Highly recommend if you have children. Great yard to play in.

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad to hear! Thanks for staying with us Stephanie!
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Very nice house, just the right size.

  • 5 of 5

Really enjoyed our stay at the wolfpack lodge. Great house, super clean and quiet location. Kerr is less populated than Lake Gaston, which fit out style more. House had everything we needed and is a short drive from Henderson if you forget anything. Have stayed in about a dozen other rentals in the last 2 years and this place ranks at the top of the list! Definitely will be back!

  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much Loyd - we are so glad you enjoyed it as much as we do!
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Great house, great owners

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed here twice now, once at Thanksgiving and once after Christmas (my parents live locally), and have really enjoyed the stay. Sara has been very easy to communicate with, and very helpful. The house has been in great shape, with a nice binder about how to care for the house, etc. Beautiful view of the lake. We hope to stay here in the summer sometime to be able to enjoy the lake more.

  • Submitted: Dec 9, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ivy Hill Boat Ramp
Map location:
Satterwhite Point Marina
Steele Creek Marina & Campground
Nearest Airport
65 Miles
RDU International Airport
Nearest Barpub
15 Miles
Henderson, NC or Clarksville, VA
Nearest Golf
14 Miles
Kerr Lake Country Club
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Townsville, NC
Nearest Beach
190 Miles
Currituck, NC
Car: not necessary

At Wolfpack Lodge you will be getting away from it all here. You and your family will enjoy a nice, quiet location on Kerr Lake near Henderson Point. The house is at the end of a gravel road, so it is very private. Also, the location on the lake itself is ideal because you are not on the 'main' water so it is very quiet and peaceful for swimming and fishing, but one minute on a boat around a corner and you are on the big, open water for skiing or sightseeing.

Once you launch your boat at the boat ramp (only 8 minutes away by car, then 4 minutes back by water) you can drive it back to the home's spacious dock which can accommodate 3 boats and leave it here for the duration of your stay for quick and easy trips on and off the water.

One of the best fishing lakes in the eastern United States, Kerr Lake features striped bass, largemouth bass, white perch, crappie, and catfish. Fish from a boat, the shoreline or from the piers at Bullocksville and Henderson Point. The pier at Henderson Point is open 24 hours per day.

Clarksville, VA is a only boat-ride away and is a great, quaint little town to stop in for the day with it's large boat dock, nice restaurants and shops (lots of great antique shops). The Kerr Lake Dam and some large marinas are also a quick boat ride away in the other direction. Steele Creek Marina and Satterwhite Point Marina, are open year round and offer fuel, mooring, slips, service and supplies, and sometimes have special events going on such as fireworks display for July 4th. Satterwhite Point has a visitor's center complete with an exhibit hall. An accessible nature trail with an overlook, as well as an amphitheater, are nearby.

While the location of the home is somewhat remote, Henderson is only 15 minutes away and has everything you could need in an emergency (hospital, stores, restaurants, shopping, etc). There are also a couple convenience stores only 3-5 minutes away from the home for necessities such as drinks, snacks, bait & tackle, etc, and a Dollar General between the home and Henderson.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 7.0%

$200 deposit is due upon booking to hold it.
THE FOLLOWING HOLIDAYS REQUIRE A 5-NIGHT MINIMUM STAY: Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day. OTHERWISE you may stay for 3 nights at the higher Holiday Rate of $190/night.
Payment in full of the rental fees shall be due within 14 days of the Check-in Date.
If Guest wishes to cancel his/her reservation, the deposit will be kept if notification is given 7 days or less prior to check-in date. Any other money paid will be refunded as follows: 100% if 3+ days prior to check-in; 50% if 2 days or less prior to check-in.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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