AlpenHaus is a spacious, newly remodeled lakefront home with the lake's best views! See our sunrise video to enjoy what you will see every morning from one of 4 decks looking eastward toward the National Forest! This home promotes a healthy blend of active water sports and complete relaxation! We have over 2200sqft of outdoor living deck space. So many areas to gather with your group or relax alone! Two screened porches - one with dining table and one with sectional sofa, an outdoor covered deck with fireplace, a large dock with boat slip and PWC dock, plus a deck facing the lake with chairs to enjoy the gorgeous view! Inside you will find three levels of living space including a Master suite with King Size TempurPedic bed and Master bathroom, two bedrooms with Queen size beds and attached bathrooms, plus bunk room with two sets of custom-made bunk beds. For indoor entertainment there is a media room and separate game room with pool table and arcade game. The beauty of Lake Santeetlah can be enjoyed inside from each room, as there are gorgeous windows throughout, but the real fun can be had on the huge decks and lakefront dock!
- House3100 sq. ft.
- Half Baths1
- Min Stay3 - 6 nights
4 Bdrm Lakefront Home With Mtn And Lake Views All Around - check out the video!
Family of AlpenHaus
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About Family of AlpenHaus
Welcome to the AlpenHaus! Our family is happy that you’ll experience Lake Santeetlah in the same way that we love so dearly! We are a tight-knit, active family from Maryville, TN and have been coming to Santeetlah for many years. My parents lived in Germany while in the Army and we have gone back to visit their Bavarian home several times. This home continually reminded us of the views we’ve seen while over there, thus we named it AlpenHaus! Wakeboarding and waterskiing is how we have spent our summers growing up and there is simply no lake better for watersports than Santeetlah! In 2015 we decided to buy a home after staying (on VRBO) at many of the great homes on the lake. We chose to buy the house that boasts the best views on the lake! After extensive remodeling with a focus towards optimizing the space for quality family time, we are excited to open it up to you in 2016!
Family of AlpenHaus purchased this House in 2015
Why Family of AlpenHaus chose Lake Santeetlah
Where do we begin? Santeetlah is truly one of the last great treasures. From our home’s porches you will not see ONE other home as you peer across the lake. Instead, you will see pristine water, incredible sunrises, and National Forest! After having traveled the world as a wakeboarder, boat designer, and wakeboard coach it is safe to say that I have learned what makes a great lake. Although there are plenty of incredible places in this world, Lake Santeetlah is simply among the best mountain lakes on Earth!
What makes this House unique
This house was designed in keeping with the view it boasts. Every bedroom will offer a morning sunrise like you’ve never seen before. The outdoor deck area around the home is almost as large as the house itself. We have 13 members of our immediate family and we spend any available weekends at AlpenHaus without ever feeling crowded.
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Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
God's majesty abounds!
Amazing stay in Alpen Haus! Our kids and grands LOVED the spaciousness of the home and the quietest we've ever stayed in. We were looking for adventure and Nantahala forest had it all! Wake boarding, hiking, swimming, kayaking, mountain biking, fly fishing, white water rafting, fishing, tubing, floating, all in 6 days! We cooked all our meals in a kitchen that supplied most basic equipment. The water was warm, days were sunny, starry nights, lake was serene, we didn't want to leave. Thank you for sharing your home with us! Our only recommendation would be for a food processor to speed up food preparation so that we can get back outside 😎
Thank you Karen and come back any time!!
Annual summer vacation
Absolutely WONDERFUL. Beautiful house, Beautiful view. Rental exceeded out expectations. Comfortable, roomy, very clean, and had everything we needed.
Can't get your place out of my head...nor do I want to.
A brief review would be to simply say that my entire family (7 adults and four grandchildren) absolutely loved this property. We are already looking at future dates. We have rented homes on Lake Fontana, Lake Nantahala and now this home on Lake Santeetlah. This lake and this property is our favorite by far.
Having rented homes in multiple locations in the Carolina's I will tell you that there is no perfect home. This one comes pretty close. I read reviews regarding the steps down to and up from the property. I agree with those in that it is quite the workout getting things down and then up. The stairs are steep but safe and well lit. I also read that the task of getting stuff down and then up would be worth the effort. Again I agree. The views are phenomenal. The house is spacious. The dock and associated toys (Kayak and Canoe) were perfect. The house is five minutes from the Marina. We rented the best pontoon boat we have ever rented at a North Carolina lake. Most rental boats are very weathered. This one was very well maintained and worth every penny.
It turned out that the marina played another role in our stay. The parking at the house is limited. Three cars works... four doesn't. We had four. The man who runs the marina named Randall was delightful and allowed us to park one of our cars there for the week. He has security cameras throughout the lot so we were never worried about the safety of the car.
Beds were very comfortable...grill was a little less than perfect in that the heating elements didn't heat the whole grilling service. Internet was spotty at best but that was ok...had full phone service on our mobile phones. Loved the outdoor eating area outside of the kitchen that accommodated everyone at once for great sessions of evening meals. Also loved that Robbinsville is only about 15 minutes away just in case you need to replenish food items. The lake itself is incredible. Spent alot of time in the water with grandkids both off the dock and off the boat.
Overall, I highly recommend this property. The owners were always prompt in answering any and all questions. We have phenomenal photos from this vacation and even better memories. We'll be back!
John T from Florida
The location of this home can't be beat! The views are fantastic and the accommodations worked extremely well for my entire family. We were a little concerned with the amount of steps for our 79 year old mother, but she handled them like a pro and even was up for tubing behind our boat!! Fantastic experience!!
Awesome family retreat
The house was so comfortable and spacious, and the lake was simply magical. The views from all the rooms and decks were sensational, and we did not want to leave when the week was up! The owners were easy to communicate with and always responded quickly to any questions.
Be aware that there are a lot of steps to get down to enter the house. When it was time to go, we found it easier to paddle our kayaks to the nearby marina or public boat landing to load them back on the cars, rather than carry them back up the steps. Also take note that there is only room to park 3 cars, or 4 if they are all small cars. Additional cars can be parked at the Marina for a fee.
Thank you for the review and for staying at our home!! We hope you will come again and if so we will be sure to offer you a discount as a repeat customer!
Very spacious & comfortable with superb views of the lake & surrounding mountains!
AlpenHaus was just right for our family reunion. Plenty of bedrooms with places to gather to fellowship or share a meal.