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Debbie

Member since: 2004
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Speaks: english

NANTAHALA LAKEFRT MTN ESCAPE-/WIFI/FIREPIT/BIG SCREEN/CASINO

31 Reviews
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Overview

Topton House Rental Photos and Description

House, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 9-10)

NANTAHALA beautiful, smoke-free, lakefront home has a breathtaking view of Lake Nantahala and surrounding mountains from nearly all rooms. Whether you're enjoying one of several outdoor activities or simply lounging on the spacious rear deck with your favorite book, this is an ideal setting for relaxation. 65 IN.BIG SCREEN DOWNSTAIRS.

The lake is a 3000ft elevation deep water lake. LIFE VESTS ARE IMPORTANT SINCE LAKE IS EXTREMELY DEEP.Cell service is spotty but we have a land line that you can forward cell and free Long distance. .NEW CASINO IN MURPHY OPEN.

Each season brings it's own unique character to this picturesque area. From the splendid fall colors on display in the surrounding Nantahala National Forest to the quiet beauty of a winter snowfall.

The spring brings with it the white and pink blooms of rhododendron and mountain laurel, while the summer will find you relaxing on the dock with numerous water activities to choose from. If you want to get away from the 'Daily grind' and spend some quiet time and simply unwind, then this is the place for you! There are some gravel roads into our development.For Boat rental info-look under amenites section. If you bring your own boat there are mountainous roads and it is best to go to boat ramp on big Choga to off-load your boat before going to the house.

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Keywords: lakefront home w/ dock Mountain Property/CASINO

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Debbie (Owner)
Member since: 2004
Call Owner
Speaks: english

Why Debbie chose Lake Nantahala

WE BOUGHT THE LAND ON THE LAKE WHEN WE SAW HOW CLEAN THE WATER WAS AND THE SURROUNDING AREA. WE THEN BUILT THE HOUSE OURSELVES TO MAKE THE BEST USE OF THE VIEWS! WE ARE TRUELY IN THE MOUNTAINS-BUT ALSO HAVE GREAT VIEWS OF MOUNTAINS. THE STARS AT NIGHT ARE THE BEST! QUIET AND PEACEFUL-WHEN OUR CHILDREN WERE YOUNGER THEY PLAYED ON THE HILLS AND IN THE WATER. A CHANCE TO CONNECT AGAIN! WE LOVE IT AND YOU WILL TOO!

What makes this house unique

THE STARS AT NIGHT.

WATER OUT YOUR BACKDOOR. CLEAN AND REFRESHING.

OPEN FRESH FLOORPLAN WITH LARGE WINDOWS FOR VIEWING THE BEAUTY.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Deb,

Just wanted to thank you for the pleasure of renting your beautiful cabin on the lake from July 6th to the 13th.

I did read some of the reviews on this cabin and one person said that the pictures of the cabin are nothing like the real thing. That was so true. When we first arrived and opened the front door the view just blew me away. There were a total of 11 of us( 6 adults and 5 kids ranging in age from 1 to 13 years old ). There was plenty of room for all of us and plenty to do in the cabin with the ping pong table, chess and checkers table right by that gorgous window facing the lake, tv, games and wifi(which was a surprise because I thought you were not set up for it). We had a blast swimming in the lake and using your canoe and kayak. We also rented a boat from Dave for a day and that keep us going all day. I liked renting the boat from him because he delivered the boat right to the dock which was very convenient and his price was reasonable. We found the tree swing on the lake and the kids(young and old) loved it. The only minor problem we had was the house phone service was on and off a lot, but I wasn't expecting that to work well because of the mountains.

Thanks again Deb and please use this review as you see fit.



Tom and Bernadette and Family
Jul 2013
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Reviews

5
based on 31 traveler reviews

NANTAHALA LAKEFRT MTN ESCAPE-/WIFI/FIREPIT/BIG SCREEN/CASINO
average rating of 4.967742 based on 34 reviews
Jacksonville Beach, FL USA
5

Another fantastic week on the lake!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second trip to this wonderful lakehouse on Lake Nantahala. We had such a wonderful time the first time and had an equally wonderful trip the second time. The owners of the property have made some fantastic upgrades to the property since our visit the year before. These upgrades included a new gorgeous fire pit, beautiful outdoor decking, landscaping, and beautiful new countertops and fixtures in the bathrooms and kitchen. We thought the house couldn't get any more gorgeous than it was on our first trip. We were wrong! Our kids ages 7, 12, and 16 love kayaking, canoeing, feeding the ducks, swinging from the rope swing, and just floating around the crystal clear lake.

The house was so inviting and had absolutely everything we needed or wanted. We had more than enough space and everything we needed to unplug and get away from it all. The sunsets and evenings by the fire pit were so relaxing and fun-filled.

We did rent a boat for the day from the Lakes End Marina and had a ball tubing, knee boarding, and just sightseeing. We also ventured out for a day of fun white water rafting at the NOC.

This is our absolute favorite family vacation. We all don't ever want to leave and hope that this trip becomes a family tradition for us.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

What an incredible house and view!! We celebrated my husband's 40th birthday here with family and it was the perfect place for unwinding and enjoying each other's company. The fire pit was great at night and we enjoyed floating on swimming noodles during the day. It was just right!

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you all had a great Birthday celebration! Come back soon Bob & Deb
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5

Amazing Vacation!!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 10 had a wonderful relaxing time at the lake and it was well worth the 14 hour drive from Delaware. The house was absolutely beautiful and immaculate...the pictures did not do it justice! Never staying at a lake house before or renting online we had no idea what to expect and this was so much more than we ever expected. There was more than enough room for our large group. The kitchen was well stocked and the owners have definitely thought of everything that may be needed for kids and adults. The kids spent most of the day in the lake swimming or using the kayak and other inflatables. Nights were spent relaxing, playing board games or by the fire pit. Had a great time at NOC white water rafting.....wonderful people and guides. 1 week was not long enough..........hope to come back again and stay longer!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: thanks -you are welcome back anytime
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5

Great time at an awesome house

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time renting this property and we could not have had a better experience. Great privacy, nicely decorated, and a 'not too hard' pathway to get down to the lake. Really enjoyed the privacy too. We have rented 5 other properties on Nantahala and this one is our favorite.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you all came to stay with us again!
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5

Amazing Week!

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing week at The Lake House. It was well worth the drive to have such a beautiful view and the photos did not do justice to the space inside this house. The kids loved the location, swimming off the dock, rope swing, hiking to the waterfall, tubing and the NOC. We loved the relaxing evenings out on the patio, wood burning fire pit, views of the water and stargazing. We would recommend renting a boat to take full advantage of all the lake has to offer. The owners were quick to respond to all of our needs and the house came with all the amenities you will need for your stay. We will definitely be back! For those of you coming from the north, the scenic drive through the Dragon's Tail was exhilarating and the drive back through Smoky Mountain National Park provided an awesome experience.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great get away

  • 5 of 5

We loved it. Peaceful, relaxing, everything we needed. Loved kayaking around the lake, sitting on the deck reading, taking walks around the area, and sitting by the fire in the evening. Planning to come back.

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you had a great time !! Thanks for the signed copies of your books you authored!
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Map

Nantahala River
Nantahala River
Bryant Bait & Tackle
Lakes End Grill and Marina
Nantahala Outdoor Center
Calaboose Cellars
"winery"
harrah's casino
RidgeRunner Ziplines
Tsali Recreation Area
"mtn biking"
Cherokee Hills Golf Club
Nearest Airport
120 Miles
ASHEVILLE ATLANTA KNOXVILLE
Nearest Golf
45 Miles
MURPHY,CHEROKEE
Nearest Motorway
30 Miles
HWY 515 OFF 575, I74, I40go to
Nearest Restaurant
20 Miles
LAKES END BY BOAT, ANDREWS,NOC(RIVER'S END),MURPHY
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Boat ramp beach off big Choga-
Nearest Point of Interest
LAKES END GRILL AND GAS FOR BOATS-RENTALS
Nearest Point of Interest
PUBLIC BOAT RAMP
Car: necessary

Nantahala Fly-Fishing, WHITE WATER RAFTING, HIKING, CASINO AT CHEROKEE, GOLF AT CHEROKEE OR MURPHY, SMALL MOUTH BASS IN LAKE, DEEP WATER, WATERFALLS, HUNTING, TSALI TRAIL FOR MTN BIKING, KAYAKING,

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Rates & Availability

Topton House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Fall/winter 2016
Sep 6 2016 - Dec 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
$350
 
 
thanksgiving 2016
Nov 23 2016 - Nov 26 2016
4 night minimum stay
$1,800
Flat fee
 
 
Christmas 2016
Dec 23 2016 - Dec 26 2016
4 night minimum stay
$1,800
Flat fee
 
 
winter/spring 2017
Jan 1 2017 - Jun 14 2017
3 night minimum stay
$400
 
 
prime summer
Jun 15 2017 - Aug 15 2017
7 night minimum stay
$450
$12,000
 
 
fall/winter 2017
Aug 16 2017 - Dec 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$425
 
 
thanksgiving
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 25 2017
4 night minimum stay
$1,800
Flat fee
 
 
Christmas 2017
Dec 23 2017 - Dec 26 2017
4 night minimum stay
$1,800
Flat fee
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$400
$2,800
$12,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
cleaning and trash pick $175
Tax Rate 10.0%

PLEASE NOTE THERE IS A 3% CHARGE FOR PAY PAL OR CREDIT CARD USEAGE
$500 Security Deposit to reserve then remainder due 30 days out $175 cleaning fee
boat available for additional charge-see info under amenities
Lakes End Marina 828-321-3001
boat delivered -David Raxter 828-361-2490

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Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Topton House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 1 -
  • 3
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master suite w/ King
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , sleeps 4 (bunk w/ twin trundle)
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Convertible bed - 1 sleep sofa /futon , futon in one bedroom w/ queen
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (SLEEPS 2)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Ping Pong Table, CD/DVD Player, Double Deck, Floating Dock, Canoe, No Smoking OR Pets (Check-in 3pm Check-out 11am), RAFTING NEARBY AT NOC CENTER FLAGSTONE PATIO AND FIREPIT PayPal accepted (3%)

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