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#5 star waterfront lake house

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights


About the property

Waterfront House, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

Treat yourself to a fabulously renovated waterfront Lake House sitting on the shoreline of a private lake located just over an hour drive from down town Washington, D.C, and Richmond.

The house is beautiful with details to furnishings and a spectacular view on a superb cove for swimming. We have had numerous compliments from guests and returning guests- year after year.

This lakefront cottage on a private lake (550 acres -3 miles long) is situated in an exclusive gated golf resort community. A vacation rental Lake House perfect for romantic get-a-way, relaxing retreat or entertaining family and friends for a fun vacation. A destination home which rivals four star resorts and hotels.

Panoramic water views in Living room with open kitchen. New hardwood floors and french doors opening to large upper deck lounge area. Spectacular views on lower level family room with woodburning fireplace, pool table/pingpong table. Entire house completely renovated including kitchen and baths with granite countertops and italian tiles. Exclusive private dock for swimming, fishing and boating. The house is equipped with all kinds of floats for lounging in the water and fishing poles (canoe and sail boat for guest use at own risk). Flat screen TV (42') high definition with cable. Wireless internet access.

Canoe, pedal boat and sailboat included for guests use.

All guests have access to: country club with pool, golf center with an 18 hole ($20-$30 for guests, par 71 PGA golf course, tennis courts, basket ball courts, hiking trails and horse back riding. No need to cook... club house restaurant with the best view of the lake open for lunch and dinner. No outside boats allowed on this private lake. Civil war sites and Montelier Wineries 10-30min. drive.

The peaceful house is on the best cove for swimming (no wake zone) with clear water and is within walking distance of a sand beach.

Weekly rate- Stay 6 nights or more for the discounted rate. Summer June- Aug weekly stays only.

For SPECIALS and to contact us please visit website.

For more pictures visit website.

(see below 'Links to more Information' will direct you to website.)

Year Round availablilty:

Summer - Swimming just few steps from front door makes the best vacation.

Fall- Spectacular Fall Foliage in a picture perfect setting. Horseback riding.

Winter- Catch up on some reading by the wood burning fireplace.

Spring- Great time to golf, fish off the dock and relax on the hammock.

No parties, weddings, rehearsal dinner, receptions, banquet, corporate retreat or similar activity at the house. No Pets. No smoking.

For security purpose, beware of any request for wire transfer as the owners would NOT be asking for any bank wire transfers.

Keywords: House, Waterfront, Lakefront, Lake House, Lake Cottage,

More Details

Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 21, 2018

Why The Owner chose Lake of the Woods

private waterfront for spectacular views and use of lake. Swimming just a few steps of the house on private dock with clean clear water.

What makes this house unique

relaxing, peaceful and fun get-a-way. The perfect compromise between Ritz Carlton and Camping. A place to spend quality time with family and friends while enjoying nature instead of electronics.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We have spent 5 days here and had a blast. Our first time on paddle boat and canoe. The view from the deck is AMAZING. This has been a dream vacation with laughter, fun, games. We hate to leave but it is time to go back to reality.
May 2013
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Lake of the Woods House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:30 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 23
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • No weddings or parties. Max occupancy 10 people.
  • No outside boats. No motor boats.
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • King size beds (1) new mattress, Queen size Beds (3) new mattress, Bunk Beds (1) new mattress
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Private dock


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#5 star waterfront lake house
average rating of 4.875 based on 19 reviews

Something for everyone

  • 5 of 5

We rented the Lake House for just a weekend to gather our immediate family together for an extended family wedding in nearby Fredericksburg. Our group included people aged 7 weeks to almost 70 years, and we found things to do that suited every one of us: the paddle boat, canoe and sailboat were especially popular, even the swim noodles got use in dry-land "sword fights" (the weather was too cool for swimming), and nature walks led to happy discoveries of local flora and fauna (watch out for the greedy swan) . The location is lovely and the house far more equipped than I expected, with many items (including paper products & laundry soap) left behind by others. My only complaint is that our stay was so brief!

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome week at Lake of the Woods

  • 5 of 5

We had a great week. The house was everything that we had hoped for; on the water, very clean and the beds were very comfortable. Went horseback riding, canoeing and swimming in the lake.

While neither was a deal breaker, 1. there were a lot of spiders and spider webs and 2. we may have missed it in the house rules binder, but we didn't realize the recyclables had to be separated.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Upstyle camping on Lake of the Woods

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful spot to relax and play. Our group particularly enjoyed the ping pong competition. On Friday we took guest children out on the paddle boat. It was a great hit. The kitchen was functional for several cooks and guests. 14 of us were able to sit for the one major dinner we prepared. Nice sized tables inside and out. We were very grateful to find a place not far from my sister's. Our adult grand kids want to return. Thanks for sharing!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Awesome Lake weekend

  • 5 of 5

Had a great family weekend being RIGHT on the lake!!!! The house was clean and everything was as promised. Rita was very responsive with emails and provided detailed directions for everything we needed. We spent the majority of our time swimming and the whole family loved it. We will be back!!

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A little piece of heaven.

  • 5 of 5

We had the most wonderful time at this house! The bedrooms are comfy and the basement is large and fun (ping pong and billiards!), but the water is the reason that we plan to return again and again. The lake itself is just gorgeous with beautiful woods all around. The house is feet from the water, and the dock is perfection. Our kids spent hours fishing and diving off the dock (about 10 feet deep waters with no mucky bottom to touch). The house has an abundance of noodles and rafts and we spent literally all day, every day in the wonderful, refreshing water. We paddle-boated, canoed, and had just a perfectly peaceful, fantastic family stay!

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Needs maintained

  • 3 of 5

Nice place, great lake needs a good cleaning. Also my brother in law had to power wash the canoe and the paddle boat and scrub the ladder before they could even be used. And forget the sailboat as it is ancient. For the price paid you would think that the owners would have all that ready and useable when you arrive. Stuff left in the washer, windows and around door knobs and banister filthy and all the furniture covers need washing as well. Would have been a perfect stay for me if it weren't for all that. Kids loved swimming in the lake and the country club food is awesome!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am glad you liked the house and the lake. If you find that the house is not cleaned to your satisfaction we would have sent the cleaners back to take care of any of your concerns free of charge. We notified the cleaners and the issues are corrected. The outdoor boating equipment are not cleaned or maintained as we do not charge guest to use any of the boats and they are there for your convenience if you choose to use them. I am glad you had a good vacation and found the house and lake enjoyable.
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Canoeing, paddle boat , fishing


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $350
cleaning/linen $250

No Pets. Max. occupancy 10 people including all guests and visitors. No parties, weddings or large gatherings.
All rates subject to change until confirmed.
Holiday surcharge may apply for New Years, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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