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STUNNING SUNSET VIEWS! Upper porch perfect for relaxing evenings!

Bedrooms 3
Separate WCs1
Space 2,100 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 3.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 8-12)

Beautiful rustic, yet sophisticated house built in 2008. It is on a large wooded lot on the main channel of the lake with a really big water view. The best sunset view is from the upper screened-in porch, with the trees silhouetted in between. Blue herons, cranes, and many other birds and wildlife. Hike to the dam on a trail through the woods; enjoy sitting on the dock or swimming and boating off the dock in the summer.

State of the art kitchen with a gas range, double convection ovens, magnificent granite counter tops, and a natural stone bar with soft lighting. Dining area connects the kitchen to the den, which has a huge stone fireplace, comfortable Bob Timberlake furnishings, and a 63' high definition plasma television with surround sound. Wet-bar in the den has a built-in ice maker, wine rack, and handy sink. Screened windows open in front and back to allow a wonderful cross breeze if desired.

Off the kitchen is a screened-in porch with rustic rocking chairs and tables. The huge deck, connected to the kitchen and den, is equipped with a gas grill and a small table for outside meals. Steps lead you downstairs to a raised wooded walkway to the dock.

Every room has an a full view of the water. You feel like you are in a tree house, which is where it got the name Tarheel Tree house! The main master bedroom has a large walk-in shower with dual shower heads.

Three bedrooms: 2 masters with queen beds, 1 bedroom with 2 queen beds. The beds are made for comfort with pillow-top mattresses and homestyle quilts. Bedrooms are decorated for with artwork and charming furniture.

The detached garage has a playrrom abvove it with pool and foosball tables, along with a queen-size futon. It is not air-conditioned or heated, so it is most comfortable when temperatures allow for the window and door to be open for a cross-breeze.

Keywords: Sophisticated yet rustic, outdoor fire pit, stone fireplace, big water view, awesome decks and porches

More Details

Rausa and Neil McManus
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
14 July, 2018

About Rausa and Neil McManus

Rausa and Neil McManus, Durham, NC

Rausa and Neil McManus purchased this house in 2008

Why Rausa and Neil McManus chose Richfield

Quiet, peaceful lakefront on BIG open water with expansive view, beautiful sunsets, stunning wildlife.

What makes this house unique

Hiking, swimming, boating, fishing, reading, building fires, playing board games, cooking in or out, bird watching. Also, exploring the local museums, wineries, restaurants and shopping areas.

Guestbook comments from the owner

"Absolutely love your lake house! You have built the perfect home with guests in mind. We will definitely come again!"
Apr 2011
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Richfield in Morgan

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2100 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 12 ...
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • By requesting a booking, renter acknowledges and consents to follow all policies in the attached rental agreement.
  • Cancellations prior to 30 days receive 100% refund, less than 30 days receive 50% refund.
  • There are no large group parties (more than 15 people) allowed on the property or an event fee will be charged.
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • rural ...
  • Ski-Out ...
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Queen size Beds (4), Twin or Single Beds (4)
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • outlet shopping
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Upper and lower screened porches, private dock, wet bar, top of the line kitchen, surround sound system, queen-sized futon in playroom over garage, 4 single-bed foam mattresses, wooded lot with lots of shade, good fishing spot


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STUNNING SUNSET VIEWS! Upper porch perfect for relaxing evenings!
average rating of 4.969697 based on 34 reviews


  • 5 of 5

We had a girls' weekend at this property, and we had a great time!! The house and the views are is beautiful!! It was a perfect spot for us, and I would highly recommend it!

  • Review Submitted: 10-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words and we are always delighted that others enjoy our little piece of heaven as much as we do! Please come back to NC and stay with us again!
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Lancaster Pennsylvania

Perfect lakeside oasis!

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a wedding in Linwood NC and we were looking for a place to stay with our out of town relatives. This house is a perfect little gem tucked away with lake front property. The house is gorgeous with plenty of space. The owners were extremely accommodating and quickly responded to any of my questions. They were very thorough and clear prior to our stay so we knew exactly what to expect. They recommended several great attractions, restaurants and fun things to do. I would stay here again in a heart beat.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lindsey, We’re so glad you and your family had a wonderful stay and hope you get the chance to visit NC again soon! Rausa and Neil
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Beautiful home

  • 5 of 5

I had some family and close friends stay here for a wedding we held in Concord and this place did no disappoint. Absolutely beautiful home and dock to top it off. I highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Logan, please come again!
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Great getaway home

  • 5 of 5

We spent spring break at the Tarheel Treehouse and had an amazing time. Our family of four had more than enough room. Inside and out it was perfect and exactly what we needed. Plan on coming back this summer with friends and make more memories.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad your family enjoyed our home! Come on back any time!
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Excellent choice!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I rented this house for our family gathering and enjoyed it tremendously! The open floor plan allowed all of us to be together very easily. Our one son lives on High Rock Lake also and he brought his boat over to the nice dock area. Overall, everything was very nice!

  • Review Submitted: 09-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy you had a good family reunion at the Tarheel Treehouse!
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Crimora va

Amazing vacation!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and our kids and my sister brother in law and her kids had an absolute blast here. The house is amazing and the owners were so nice and quick to respond to any questions we had. Our favorite part of the house was the screened in porch off the kitchen. That's where we spent the majority of our time. The kids loved jumping off the dock and swimming .. The guys loved fishing .. Caught and ate some catfish. The house was more than we expected for sure. Beautiful kitchen! Very comfortable furniture in every room and the view of the sunset was just a wow! Would LOVE to come back and recommend this house to anyone looking to stay in a beautiful home!

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy you loved the house and had such a memorable vacation! We think it is a little slice of heaven, too. Hope you will return!
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Nearest Airport
63 Miles
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Morgan Ridge Winery
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
McCanless Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Car: necessary

Private dock. Boat rentals and landing at either Tamarac Marina (10 minute drive) or High Rock Campground & Marina (20 minute drive).


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Richfield, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Summer months
1 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £113.37

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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