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Oak Lodge - Lakefront Log Home! Grab a Weekend Get-A-Way for Fall Now!

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
house
People
8
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
3
Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday home in Merifield Acres - Oak Lodge at Kerr Lake

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter, Oak Lodge is host to travelers the year 'round. The calendar is totally up to date, so be sure to get a week or two just for you and your family!

Can you imagine yourself surrounded in this solidly built Abe Lincoln Log Home - with a wall of windows overlooking the cove, whimsical yet contemporary decor, and with an open kitchen and living area topped by an enormous cathedral ceiling. The lighting design of the cathedral ceiling is spectacular - a delight at night!

After playing all day either on sun-drenched Kerr Lake with your own boat or one from the rental firms in town, or on a guided canoe trip, out shopping in nearby furniture craftsman towns, or visiting an historic Southern Plantation home, the family returns to Oak Lodge. In the gourmet kitchen everything is pleasing: stainless steel appliances, a double-sided refrigerator with an ice dispenser, a host of pots, pans, mixers, even that the exhaust vent for the stove raises and lowers from the countertop is delightful. While preparing your favorite meal, laughter fills Oak Lodge as the whole family shares about the day's events - these are the times that memories are made of!

After a great dinner, you pop open your favorite beverage, and with a full tummy, it's time for cards. Maybe it's time to sit alone on the Juliette Balcony to catch up on that book you've been carrying around for a few weeks. It might just be nap time on the hammock out on the deck, overlooking the cove ... your sweetheart could join you for that nap because the hammock is built to hold two adults - up to 650 pounds. It's your call at Oak Lodge.

Oak Lodge, built in 2008, is a 3,000 square foot, two-story walkout log home situated on a private cove on Kerr Lake. The home is nestled on a plot of land so that it maximizes the view of the cove, has a paved driveway and plenty of parking at the top of the driveway for two more cars and a trailer.

A perfectly decorated, spacious and clean home just waiting for you and your family. Log home, lake-front living at its finest.

On the main level, the grand living room with wall-to-wall and floor-to-ceiling windows overlooks the wooded areas and private cove. You'll also find over 1400 square feet of outdoor deck space perfect for your family and friends; two private, screened-in porches provide - the perfect place for catching up with each other about the day's events. Downstairs is perfect for the kids and the kid in you! Large play area, plenty of room to kick back, TV, four sets of french doors leading to the expansive patio overlooking the water.

Did we mention the living room has a large HDTV with DVR and DVD player, the MBR has a TV, the second main-floor bedroom has a TV, and the downstairs living room has a TV. All TVs have over 200 stations of programming.

The Master Bedroom has a two-person, two shower-head, all slate tile shower - be sure to take time to enjoy!

All beds are high-quality, heavenly comfortable beds.

To make your relaxing, high quality family vacation even easier, we now offer credit card payment plans spreading your payments out over three easy payments with our new Easy-3-Payment Plan^. As an additional level of assurance, when paying by credit card, you may opt to purchase Trip Cancellation Insurance. So, relax, it's all taken care of, and your fun-in-the-sun, lake-front vacation is ready at Oak Lodge.

There is no better house on Kerr Lake at a better rate than Oak Lodge. You deserve the best ... now call to get your share!

^Easy-3-Payment Plan processing fee of $25 applies.

^^ Property Damage Insurance processing fee of $10 applies

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Property Manager
Rick Haffner
Member since: 2004
Speaks English, American Sign Language
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
23 November, 2016
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About Rick Haffner

I am an American Sign Language Interpreter. When not working, I like escaping to Kerr Lake and getting out on the boat and jet skis. I have a dog and she goes with me everywhere, especially on vacation!

Rick Haffner purchased this house in 2008

Why Rick Haffner chose Clarksville

We built Oak Lodge in 2008 because we wanted to have a vacation lake-house at Kerr Lake to share with others. It's just three hours from our home in Charlotte, NC, which is close enough to get away on a weekend, but far enough from the busy life so we know we really did get away. We also wanted it to be a log home because the feeling a log home evokes is unlike a regular house - all the wood provides a charm like nothing else can. The property we chose to build the house is on a cove, which is important because we wanted to be able to swim safely, and have our boat not be subjected to winds and wakes.

What makes this house unique

At Oak Lodge, we like the porches and the rustic luxury the house exudes. When we are there, we cook out on the grill a lot, and we enjoy going to Los Banditos for excellent Mexican food when the mood to cook just isn't there for us.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.4/5 -
(8 traveller reviews)

Oak Lodge - Lakefront Log Home! Grab a Weekend Get-A-Way for Fall Now!
average rating of 4.375 based on 8 reviews
5

very nice!

  • 5 of 5

The property was as advertised...well maintained, clean and comfortable. Rick sent us all kinds of suggestions and recommendations for the area that were very helpful. The kitchen was well appointed and I appreciated the starter soaps and paper products. This trip was just my husband and myself, but there would have been plenty of room for my daughters and their babies.(next trip) The lake was lovely and we rented a pontoon boat for one day to explore the area. Don't miss Occoneechee State Park, (one of the nicest state parks I've ever been to). Unfortunately we had to depart a day earlier than planned (illness), but I hope we will return again. It would be helpful to have information posted about where to take trash.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great fall Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Oak Lodge was charming, spacious and clean. We spent a lovely Thanksgiving there with five adults and our dog. The property was well-equipped, even for cooking thanksgiving dinner, and well maintained. Lots of nice hiking trails at the nearby state park. We were sorry to leave!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 9, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Live, laugh, love... family time

  • 5 of 5

Good food, good company and grand babies! Perfect setting for our family gathering! Oak Lodge has a social kitchen... we took turns cooking for each other in a well appointed kitchen. The toddlers had fun playing downstairs when it rained. Plenty of room for all of us. Rented kayaks and spent time exploring the lake. Believe in leaving every rental better than when we arrived...so only request would be a new broom! Thanks for a lovely vacation!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 1, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I really enjoyed working with you Trish and Michael! Very quick and easy to make sure everything would go smoothly and THANK YOU for your attitude toward my home of keeping it even tidier! New brooms are in place!
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Durham, NC
3

Oak Lodge Getaway

  • 3 of 5

We stayed at Oak Lodge for a long weekend. If you're looking for a place with a view of the water, this isn't it. There is a dock with boat access if you have one, but you can barely see the tiny cove from one end of the porch. Nothing like the view from other houses just down the block. The trees were very full and green, so it was still a lovely view; just a different view than we were expecting from the description online. The house and grounds themselves are quiet and beautiful. The owner was very accommodating however, and inside the house is spotless! The housekeeping service is excellent. There's even an entire finished basement with direct access to the yard for the dog. Plenty of rocking chairs for the back porch, which is a very relaxing place to sip your coffee in the early morning while waiting for sunrise. Oak Lodge was also perfect for my dog, who is energetic and vocal, with lots of room to run and enough space between neighbors to make as much of a ruckus as she wanted. The one complaint from my family, other than the lack of water view, was the need to buy our own paper supplies. As my father put it, for the price we were paying you'd think they'd at least stock some extra toilet paper and a roll of paper towels somewhere. It's not like they're lacking for storage space.

And a note about the area: This has no bearing on my rating or review of Oak Lodge itself. First I'll repeat that inside the house is spotless. The housekeeping service is excellent and the owners keep the house in excellent working order, but outside... well, the lot is wooded so spiders are unavoidable. They're small and harmless but they are numerous and will take over the porch and doorways if you let them. This isn't anything the owners can control, so if you want to sit outside just be prepared to clear away a lot of spider webs. After clearing the webs the first day, we brought our cleaned chairs inside overnight so we wouldn't have to clean them again the next morning. And we brought them inside when we left, for the next visitors.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 29, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Andrea - Thank you for giving such a great review of Oak Lodge! We do provide a starter supply of paper products consisting of two rolls of toilet paper for each bathroom, and three rolls of paper towels for the kitchen. If the cleaning crew missed setting that up for you, please let me know and we'll make that right on your next trip back! We want your trip to be a 5 Star trip! Yes, the spider and bug families have lived for many generations on Kerr Lake - they love the verdant, wooded, lake-side areas just as much as we do. We appreciate families, like yours, who just brush the spider and bug families aside when they move onto the deck instead of demanding insecticides that destroy the natural ecosystem! Living together is what will keep the land and the lake healthy for generations to come. Rick
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Cumberland,VA
4

Oak lodge getaway

  • 4 of 5

We spent 3 days at Oak lodge,had a wonderful relaxing time .Beautiful large home in a very quiet peaceful neighborhood! Owner was very accommodating, even offered to purchase a keurig coffee machine for the house when I asked about one.Would definitely come back here to stay!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 18, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jay and Janie - I am so pleased you were able to get away from it all; to have a home meet your expectations and to delightfully find peace wrapping itself all around you. On the Keurig cup machine - YOU are the one who gets the honors on that - rocking a great coupon! You wanted one but the home was not outfitted with one; and the compromise we created together took us less than three minutes! I'm sure the Keurig lovers who come next will be grateful you laid the ground work. Please note, when you decide to bring another couple or family with your family, you are welcome to try out my other larger home at www.VRBO.com/44782. It has five bedrooms and four full bathrooms. It comfortably sleeps 10. Again, my many thanks for your business and I will take your feedback! Rick Oak Lodge #122602 Richard Haffner Pine Landing #44782
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Greensboro, NC
4

Quick Escape to Serenity!

  • 4 of 5

I did a last minute get away with my dog and a best friend to Oak Lodge. The house was very clean, located in a wonderful neighborhood with privacy between houses. After walking a short path down to the lake, we discovered a beautiful little cove. This is a perfect place for children and dogs to swim without worrying about boats, jet skis, etc.! The quietness of this place was awesome! Especially enjoyed the screened porches and catching site of deer!

The owner was very accommodating and quickly responded to my request for reservations. Thank you for a great escape from the "real world" for a few days!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 3, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Kinderton Country Club
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Many good family-owned restaurants on Virginia Ave
Nearest Point of Interest
Clarksville Boats
Nearest Point of Interest
Clarksville Marina
Nearest Point of Interest
Kinderton Country Club
Nearest Point of Interest
Food Lion
Nearest Point of Interest
McDonald's
Nearest Point of Interest
Bingo! at the Community Rec Center
Nearest Point of Interest
Alchol Bev Control of VA
Nearest Point of Interest
Los Banditos Mexican Restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
Pine Landing

Boat rentals and fishing charters are available. . See the map for their locations and links to the websites.

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Merifield Acres, Southern Virginia

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Christmas 2016
23 Dec 2016 - 25 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£1,021
 
 
Early Spring 2017
15 Apr 2017 - 5 May 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,468
for 7 nights
£1,468
£2,948
 
 
Full Spring 2017
6 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,512
for 7 nights
£1,512
£2,948
 
 
Summer!! 2017
3 Jun 2017 - 4 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,729
for 7 nights
£1,729
£5,813
 
 
Independence Day Week 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 7 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,816
 
 
Lake Fest - 2017
15 Jul 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,816
 
 
Still Summer
5 Aug 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,642
for 7 nights
£1,642
£5,379
 
 
Labor Day 2016
1 Sep 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,021
 
 
Last Days of Summer
9 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
£648
for 2 nights
From
£239
From
£256
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,321
£4,511
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£474
for 2 nights
From
£152
From
£256
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,126
£2,775
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £0
Refundable Damage Deposit £197
Cleaning Fee £98 + Tax
Property Damage Protection £62
Linen Service (optional) £0
Tax Rate 10.3%

From "Early Spring" through "Still Summer" all rentals require 7 night booking from Saturday to Saturday. "Last Days of Summer" allows split weeks, weekends, etc. No reservation is confirmed until approved by Owner.

PET OWNERS! Only dogs are allowed. NO CATS!! NO OTHER KIND OF ANIMALS ALLOWED AT ANY TIME. Renters who violate the rule will be vacated immediately with no refund of any kind.

Oak Lodge is 100% smoke-free. Violators will be immediately vacated, all rental and deposit funds will be retained as liquidated losses.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 90 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Merifield Acres in Southern Virginia

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , French doors open to screened in porch; double shower
    Queen Main Floor I - 1 Large Double Bed , Same as MBR except smaller, queen bed, en suite is open
    Queen Lower Level I - 2 Large Double Bed , Two Queens, F-doors open to huge room, F-doors to porch
  • 1 King size bed in the master bedroom which is on the main floor, 1 Queen size bed in the second bedroom, also on the main floor, and on the lower level the large bedroom has 2 Queen size beds. Total Bedroom King in master bedroom, queen in second bedroom, two queen beds in third bedroom.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • Shopping
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Notes:
Great private cove off main channel of lake - perfect swimming and easy access for boats. Two boat rental companies within a 10 minute drive. Check out the map to see where these companies are and to find links to their websites.

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