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Brian and Rebecca Askew

Member since: 2013
Speaks: english

New!! Large Family Lakeside Retreat, centrally located on Lake Gaston.

9 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Virginia House Rental Photos and Description

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, with waterfront view/access and a boathouse

Newly built home is ready for your family to have fun and create memories! The house has an open floor plan so regardless if you are in the living room or dining room or kitchen you are not far away from conversation and interaction.

The FAMILY ROOM has a cathedral ceiling, ceiling fan, pocket lights and sliding doors that lead out to the deck with a great view of the lake. This room has a 55” 3D Smart TV, 3D Blu-Ray Player, DirectTV, and an HDMI cable for a game console if you would like to bring one along.

The Master bedroom has a queen size bed, private bath, and large shower with his/her shower heads, a walk in closet, ceiling fan, 60” TV, Blu-Ray player, DirectTV, and a sliding door leading to the deck. Bedroom number 2 has a full and twin bed with closet and ceiling fan, TV, Blu-Ray Player, and DirectTV. Bedroom number 3 has two full bunk beds that can sleep 8 adults or kids comfortably.

The Kitchen is open to the dining and main sitting areas. Plates, glassware, mugs, pots and pans, flatware, coffee machine, convection oven, convection microwave, dishwasher, side by side refrigerator, electric skillet, touch sensor faucet, and the kitchen sink are included. All rooms are set up with wireless internet access.

The boathouse has an open slip large enough for a pontoon boat or bumpers to the left side to be tied off too. The water is 5 Ft deep off the end of dock and is good for swimming, but diving head first is not recommended. The closest free public boat launch (Poplar Creek) is 15 minutes from the house. Please be mindful that the house is located in a creek that is accessible via water way tunnel and will only fit boats with collapsible awnings or masts.

SITES AND SHOPPING is not far away. The location of our home gives you quick access to Rosemont Winery in South hill and Civil War trails in Lewisville. Food Lion, Ace Hardware, a Subway sandwich shop, is all located 15 minutes from the house. Wal-Mart and a bit more “city” life is located 25 minutes away in South Hill, VA. For more stores and restaurant options, Roanoke Rapids, VA or Henderson, NC is 45 minutes away North and South respectively. If you are not the venturing type, restaurants such as The Point and The Waterfront are accessible from the lake and minutes from the dock via watercraft or a bit further via car.

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Brian and Rebecca Askew (Owner)
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english

Reviews

5
based on 9 traveler reviews

New!! Large Family Lakeside Retreat, centrally located on Lake Gaston.
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews
5

A feast for the eyes and soul!

  • 5 of 5

No words can even begin to describe how beautiful the Lakeside Getaway house is! No words or photos can relay the experience of being in this house, out on the deck or WOW that dock!

The inside of the house is so beautiful, brand new and spotless. Sitting inside the house with the massive window view just puts you in an amazing mood as you can see the trees and the dock right from those comfortable lazy boy sofas! The kitchen is the kind that you’d see on a cooking TV show! with super modern silver kitchen equipment and royal-like black marble counters and every utensil you can think of! The lighting system in the kitchen is amazing you can dim the lights as you please for the mood.

The master bedroom is like a honeymoon suite, we used to sleep with the curtains open to wake up to the view of the mist on the water. It was like looking at a piece of heaven with the mist moving on top of the water like clouds right from your bed :) The master bathroom is as big as a small apartment! There’s the jetted tub with a huge window next to it overlooking a beautiful view. We used to keep these curtains open too except while in the tub. The shower with the “his and hers” showerheads and those beautiful tiles is like one from a 7-start hotel. The walk in closet was a huge plus and so were the two sinks.

The deck is so spacious and perfectly furnished it was our favorite spot for lunch everyday right where the grill is! The dock, which is just a few feet from the house, was where we spent most of our days fishing from the morning till night. We caught so many catfish, the biggest was 4.5 lbs, tens of sunfish and yellow perch. This was the best fishing ever right at the comfort of a huge dock that offers light, power outlets, a nice bar with elegant marble counters and a storage room so we didn’t have to carry our fishing gear to and from the house. And guess what? There are two chaise longues on the dock! Perfect for tanning while waiting for these lines to drag ;)

The basement has a Ping-Pong table, kayaks and a conveniently located laundry room. Lakeside Getaway just has anything that anyone could possibly think of or need. We had an amazing time and to top all that, Brian and Rebecca were so great to deal with, they actually treated us like family! We had never experienced anything close to this with any of the owners we’ve rented with before. Thank you so much Brian and Rebecca and God bless you and your beautiful home. We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello, thank you for such an incredible review!! Rebecca and I really enjoyed meeting you. It is our goal that all of our Lakeside GetAway friends enjoy themselves and receive the 5 start treatment. You are both welcome back anytime and we cannot wait to see you again soon. I commit to you a guided bass fishing trip from my boat for your next trip back. We need to get more pictures of our friends with the day's catch. :) Best regards, Brian and Rebecca Askew
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5

Amazing vacation house!

  • 5 of 5

This is such an amazing house! The owners are such wonderful people. My husband and I enjoyed a vacation with 2 of our children and their families. The lake was wonderful. We all work such hectic and stressful jobs. This was so peaceful. It was just what the doctor ordered! So relaxing. We spent our days playing in the lake and at night enjoying the fire pit and just enjoying each others company. The grand kids went fishing off the boat dock and caught so many fish. They had such a great time. I would highly recommend this house to anyone looking for a quiet vacation to relax and decompress.

Thank you Brian and Becky for providing such a fantastic place to stay! We look forward to coming back again and having a family reunion.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow, what a wonderful review. Thank you so much for taking the time to write about your experience and your vacation. We look forward to hosting you and your family in 2015. We will update VRBO with the changes and modifications we perform during the offseason, please keep an eye out. Lastly, keep in touch and we look forward to speaking with you to plan the 2015 visit. If you need anything, or can think of anything we could add to the house to make the house more enjoyable, please email me and we will put it on the "To-Do" list. Best regards, Brian and Rebecca
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5

Amazing vacation week

  • 5 of 5

Amazing house ! Enjoyed our week. The house had everything we could have possibly asked for. The guys really enjoyed the fact that we could just put the boats in and drive up to the boat house and park them. No time wasted loading on trailers each time. Looking forward to returning and seeing the additions completed. Will definitely return again.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Rebecca and I would like to thank you for the wonderful review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and do look forward to seeing you again in the future. Please share your experiences with your friends and we hope they can also make some lasting memories at Lakeside GetAway. Best regards, Brian and Rebecca
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5

Wonderful home and home owners

  • 5 of 5

This home was much more than we had hoped for. The owners were very nice and met us upon arrival. The home had everything you could need and the items were high quality. It was one of the nicest rental homes I have ever been in. We had four adults and two young children and there was plenty to do for everyone. The water is calm and the dock is great for fishing or just relaxing. Each of the kids caught 6-7 fish in one morning of fishing. If you are looking for a nice home on Lake Gaston this home will not disappoint.

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Brian, Rebecca and I are so glad you and your family enjoyed yourselves and really appreciate the wonderful review. Thank you so much for choosing Lakeside GetAway for your Lake Gaston vacation. We enjoyed meeting you and your family and look forward to seeing you again in the future. You are welcome back anytime. Take care and enjoy the rest of your summer. Best regards, Brian and Rebecca
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5

Outstanding

  • 5 of 5

Great house, great owners. House was clean, owner made sure we had everything we needed. Layout of house was great. We had 6 bass fisherman and 3 bass boats docked at house. Launch was accessible right under bridge, worth it to pay the 5 buck, than run to Poplar creek. Owner made sure his boat was removed so we could dock 3 boats. Appliances all modern, large tv, kitchen fully equipped. Master bathroom shower was awesome. great value for the money

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review Chris. We are so glad you all enjoyed your stay. It was really cool to hear that the bass were biting in our cove and you did not have to venture far to catch them. I hope we can accommodate you and your friends again in the future. Brian and Rebecca
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5

Beautiful house, great family getaway!

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful house. Right on the lake, accommodates large groups of people, modern house, and especially very nice master bath. Hope to get back sometime during warm weather and enjoy the lake more!

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Justin, Thank you for your review. We are really glad you and your guests had a good time and the weather worked out for a couple of rides in the country. Rebecca and I hope we can accommodate you and yours in the future. Best regards, Brian and Rebecca
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Map

Nearest Airport
92 Miles
RALEIGH DURHAM INTERNATIONAL (RDU)
Nearest Barpub
10 Miles
The Pointe at Lake Gaston Restaurant
Nearest Golf
9 Miles
Lake Gaston Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
I85
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Chef's Korner Deli - Restaurant
Nearest Beach
133 Miles
Virgina Beach ,VA
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

Lake Gaston House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Labor Day
Sep 3 2016 - Sep 10 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,800
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$1,575
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300

7 night rentals are Sat to Sat.
In order to have the house ready for your next stay we ask that you follow the below check-in and check-out times.
Check-in: 4:00 PM EST
Check-out: 10:00 AM EST

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Virginia House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1647 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Single sink.
    Master Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub , His/Her shower heads, whirlpool tub. Dbl sink
  • The Master bathroom is very large with tile flooring, tile shower, dbl granite sinks.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen , 60' TV, BluRay DVD, DirectTV, Whirlpool Tub, DBL shower
    Bedroom - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , TV, BluRay DVD, DirectTV
    Bedroom - 4 double , 4 DBL beds made up from 2 bunkbeds.
  • Master Bedroom has a Queen Size Bed, Sitting Area, Deck Access, Whirlpool Tub, DBL head shower, 60' LED TV, BluRay DVD, DirectTV. Bedroom has a DBL and a single bed a TV, BluRay DVD, DirectTV, and a ceiling fan. Bedroom 3 has 2 DBL reinforced bunk beds that can sleep up to 8 adults in this room.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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