House, 2 Bedrooms, 1.5 Baths, (Limit 6 people)
Jim and Vivia Tatum
About Jim and Vivia Tatum
Our guest house was built in 2003. We lived in it as our home was being built. We enjoyed that experience and wanted to share the fun with others. Welcome!
Jim and Vivia Tatum purchased this House in 1995
Why Jim and Vivia Tatum chose Terrell
We loved this property at first sight! The cove is beautiful and our water very deep. it's proved ideal for boating, fishing and all other water activities. Our view is unparalleled.
What makes this House unique
One of our unique benefits is providing our guests with a wide selection of non motorized boats. These boats are available to our guests free of charge. Welcome!
Minimum age of primary renter:26
Below are a few “house rules” but basically, we just ask that you treat our guest house as you would your own home. Check in time –4 PM Check out time – 11 AM Reservations: Make reservations through Home Away or VRBO on the computer Occupancy: Occupancy of the property may not exceed six people. Those six or less people are to be indicated on the agreement. Occupancy over the amount indicated will result in eviction and forfeiture of all rental monies. All rentals are to families and responsible adults only (26 or older). No high school, college or civic groups, chaperoned or not, are permitted. Violation is grounds for immediate termination. Housekeeping: Please leave the house in as near the condition as you found it upon your arrival. In addition to cleaning after your departure, we will wash bed linens and towels and make up the beds after each departure. Please make sure all garbage is removed from the house and placed in outside cans when you leave. Also, please attend to any accidental stains or spills on the bedspread, mattress covers, upholstery or rugs or floor as soon as they occur so the item will not be permanently damaged. Paper products and coffee and tea will be supplied compliments of your hosts. Garbage – ALL garbage must be bagged. No loose trash in outside cans. There are large trash cans around the corner from the porch in front of guesthouse entrance. Repairs & Service Calls: Please notify us immediately if damages are noticed or a repair is in order. All efforts will be made to expedite needed repairs, but no refunds will be made for mechanical failures of air conditioning, appliances, electronics, interruption or loss of power or Cable TV. Authorized repairmen have the legal right to enter the property as required to accomplish needed repairs even if the service call was made prior to your arrival. Indemnification: The renter agrees to release, indemnify, and hold harmless the owner from and against any and all liability for injury to the renter or to any member of his/her household resulting from any cause whatsoever. This indemnification includes any and all costs and expenses that may accrue to owner including reasonable attorney’s fees. No Smoking: Smoking is not allowed anywhere in the guest house or ground floor kitchen on lake level of main house. Please smoke outside and dispose of your butts properly. Please do not throw cigarette butts in to the lake. Should smoke be detected indoors the security deposit is confiscated. Open Windows: Windows may NOT be opened unless the heating/AC unit IS TURNED OFF. If the renter opens the windows while the heating/AC unit is on, the security deposit is confiscated. Boat Slip & Dock, kayaks and boats: You are welcome to use the boat slip next to the pontoon boat. You may dock a rental boat or your own, insured boat. You may use the dock and ramp area for fishing, swimming, or conversation. Please have respect for our neighbors and do not play loud music or engage in unbecoming conduct in the dock area. Also, familiarize yourself with the laws regarding boating on Lake Norman. For your safety and that of neighbors and other boaters, please always observe the NO WAKE speed within 50 yards (150 ft) of any boat dock, pier, launching area, or structure on the lake. Sheriff and police departments of Catawba, Lincoln, Iredell, and Mecklenburg counties heavily patrol the lake and they WILL ticket for violation of the No Wake speed. Please make sure children are always supervised on the dock or near the water and that they wear a US coastguard approved life jacket. You are welcome to use the paddle boat, kayaks or Walker Bay row boat. If you do, children must wear life preservers and adults each need to wear a life jacket when kayaking or have one readily available in the rowboat or paddleboat. NO DIVING is permitted off the dock. Guests may jump in feet first. Returned check Fee: There is a $30.00 per check fee for all returned checks. Cancellation Policy: When cancelations made 30 days or more prior to your arrival date your deposit less $100 will be refunded . Should a cancellation be made less than 30 days prior to your arrival date, we will attempt to re-rent the property for those dates. If we are successful, a full refund will be issued. If we are unable to rent the house for the dates cancelled there is no refund. Also, should you choose to vacate the property earlier than your scheduled departure date, we will not issue a refund for the remaining days. We do not issue refunds due to weather or lake conditions. Dogs: Preapproved dogs are welcome. We need a copy of inoculation records such as rabies. Dogs must be on a leash while outdoors. Please DO NOT bathe dogs in tub. Kayaks : Guests may use the “sit on” medium green kayaks pictured on the web site or their own kayaks brought from home. Adults and children must wear life vests while using any kayak. Paddle boat and row boat: Guests are welcome to use these boats. Children under 13 must wear a life vest. Those 13 or older may have a vest within reach on the boat. Enjoy your stay and if there’s anything you need while you’re here, please don’t hesitate to give us a call and we’ll do our best to accommodate you. Please sign the guest comment section on our web site on vacationrentals.com or VRBO and let us know what you enjoyed during your stay.
100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date.
The Owners are excellent and are great hosts!
One word sums this up, “Terrific”!
We enjoy having visitors and we were glad you had a chance to come before it got too cold ! We look forward to seeing you next time you come!
Great place to stay!
Clean, friendly, peaceful. We truly enjoyed our stay. Our kids loved fishing and using the kayaks. Thank you Mrs. Tatum!! We hope to visit again.
Truly enjoyed our weekend. Beautiful property and location, and Vivia was great to work wit.
The property was beautiful my whole family had such a wonderful time swimming in the lake and using the kayaks and paddle boats and rafts. Couldn’t have asked for better weather.
We,re so pleased you had such a good time! It was nice meeting you and I hope you’ll come back some day! Vivia Tatum
Lovely, quite and peaceful!
A perfect stay for us. So nice to enjoy a cup of coffee on the deck and then paddle boat on the lake.
We hope to return soon.
Your description sounds so special! It sounds so much like my dream for greeting each day! Come again and welcome the days as they arrive! Vivia
Great location and lovely host!
Vivia went out of her way to accommodate us during our evacuation from hurricane Dorian.
The place had the perfect amount of space and being right on the lake was great!
We try our best to make our guests comfortable during their visits. We,re glad you enjoyed yourself during you visit. Have a good year!
Boat and jetski rentals are available nearby.