About the property
- House2600 sqft
- Separate WC's1
- Minimum Stay3 - 7 nights
House, 3 Bedrooms + Loft, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8) Pontoon boat included in rental
Only one summer week left! Located on a wide and quiet cove and is the prime location on Lake Lure to take in panoramic views of the mountains, Chimney Rock, Hickory Nut Gorge, and especially for viewing beautiful sunsets across the lake. All of this plus the FREE USE OF OUR 22 FOOT PONTOON BOAT AND 4 KAYAKS! Renting a similar pontoon boat on the lake costs $250+ for 1/2 day or $500+ for a full day and kayaks rent on the lake for $50+/day - access $500+/day of amenities by renting our home!
The dock area includes a boat house with an extra large dock area for playing and fishing. It also includes a large raised deck 15 ft off the water. It is a fantastic place to relax down by the lake, watch family and friends swim and play in the water as well as enjoy sunset. The deck and boathouse also provide shade down at the lake throughout the day to maximize comfort for everyone who is spending the day down 'on the water'. Free high speed wifi(50MBs)and free local and long distance calling(US only) is also included with the rental.
For the 2018 season, we have new decking on the dock as well as new steps that go down into the water to make it easier to utilize the kayaks.
The house comes furnished with 2 flat screen TV's - the new 4K Ultra HD TV is amazing. There is also 50 Mbs internet access via Wifi. We also continue to enhance our landscaping and hillside to improve the view from our home and expand the forest on our hillside for additional privacy at our house as well as down at the dock.
Our house is in widest part of Sunset Cove which is a no-wake cove that allows for lots of privacy as well as protected swimming, floating as well as quiet fishing from the dock. There are also great views across the expanse of the main part of the lake from the house and the dock. The best of everything!
Road access to our house is ideal via a private road that is less than half mile off of Highway 74 allowing you to avoid the many twists and turns required to reach some areas of Lake Lure - and only 5 minutes from the full scale Ingles grocery store.
The structure of our home is designed to make the most of this ideal location. It has the feel of a mountain home with its peaked roof and cedar exterior. It is surrounded by century old trees proving shade, privacy, and the feeling of being in a mountain retreat. Situated at the top of the hill overlooking the lake allows for easy access when unloading or loading the car as well as making the most of the amazing views.
You enter the main room to vaulted ceilings of rich wood that provide an open and airy feeling. There is a beautiful fieldstone fireplace which provides a cozy atmosphere in the summer and especially in the fall/winter...further adding to the mountain retreat atmosphere.
The center piece of the home is the two plus stories of windows that provide expansive views of the lake and the mountains. The open floorplan allows guests to sit and talk, work in the kitchen and eat dinner - all while taking in the spectacular views.
The main floor has a private bedroom with a queen bed and a full bathroom. The upstairs has a private bedroom with a queen bed and a private half bath. The bedroom connects to a loft which overlooks the main room and has full view of the floor to ceiling windows and fireplace. Sky lights also add to a feeling that you are living in the trees. The loft is semi-private and has a trundle bed (two twin beds).
The lower floor is a huge master suite which includes a sitting area and floor to ceiling sliding glass doors that also look out over the lake - the room is over 400 square feet! It has a king bed and one trundle bed (two twin beds) as well as a sitting area for enjoying the morning sunlight or lounging in the afternoon. The lower bedroom also has a full bath. If you choose for this to be a 'kids room,' it has a TV and plenty of room for games and etc. allowing parents to quietly enjoy the view upstairs (or watch something other than cartoons on TV). The downstairs opens out onto a covered deck with adirondack chairs for lounging in the shade. If you choose to use this room as an adult room, it is a great place to cool down and relax in private.
Not only does the inside of the house make the most of the location, so does the outside. There are two large decks extending out to the lake. The upper deck extends off the main level and is perfect for barbecuing (there is a gas grill) and enjoying dinner outside. The lower deck extends off the master suite/kids room and is a perfect place to enjoy some shade and quietly read a book in the afternoon. Both provide an amazing view of the lake and the mountains.
In addition to the views from the house, you can take in the view while sitting on the dock or go for a swim in the protected no-wake cove. Sunset from the dock is something not to be missed! When you desire even more adventure, take out the pontoon boat or the kayaks which are included with the rental of the house!
As the location and home provide a feeling of immediately being on vacation, we want our service to as well. Therefore, we have worked to provide every convenience necessary. Your first experience of this will be when our caretaker, Debbie, greets you at the door to give you a tour of the house and demonstrate how to use the boat.
You will then find a full kitchen with dishwasher, refrigerator, microwave, toaster, coffeemaker and plenty of dishes and utensils for cooking and eating. For entertainment, there are two flat screen TVs, two DVD/VCR players and plenty of games for adults and kids. In addition, there is a washer and dryer in a large laundry room to help keep packing to a minimum.
When you are ready to head outside, you will find numerous chairs for lounging and tables for outdoor dining. If you are interested in the local area, we share with guests a list of places that we like to go that we have put together over 10+ years. Every year there is more to do and see around Lake Lure!
Finally, when you have enjoyed your day to the utmost, you will find fully made beds with down comforters ready for you to fall into and enjoy a peaceful nights sleep listening to the sounds of the lake and the forest.
Keywords: House, pontoon boat, boat house, on the lake, linens included, boat, cleaning included, non-smoking, no pets, lakefront, caretaker, 4 kayaks, 3 floors, 3.5 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, summer deal, views, sunsets, sunset, views, boat, full kitchen, all towels provided, cleaning included
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- Response time:
- within a few hours
- Calendar last updated:
- May 15, 2018
We are excited to share our wonderful home, our new in 2014 Premier Sunsation pontoon boat as well as our boat house and deck on the water with our guests. We are big fans of sunsets and our home and dock have the premier sunset views on the lake.
Tim purchased this House in 2004
Why Tim chose Sunset Cove
Location on the lake has the best sunsets across the water with the mountains in the background while also being in a peaceful no wake cove. Beauty and tranquility with lots of family fun in the water. Plus, no jet ski's are allowed on the lake providing smooth water and, more importantly, relaxing quiet on the water and around the lake. The rental includes the use of our Premier Sunsation pontoon boat and 4 kayaks so you can enjoy the entire lake!
What makes this House unique
The house is 'in the trees' and the dock, boathouse and deck are on the water - all have incredible sunset views. Plus, you can ride around the lake on our new in 2014 Premier Sunsation pontoon boat as well as paddle around on our 4 kayaks, all of which are included with the rental. The combination of a pontoon boat and the no wake cove provide countless hours of fun like few other properties on the lake. Our caretaker will alo greet you at our home and take care of you throughout the week.
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Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date. 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
House, Lake, Views, Amazing!
The place was great, a lot of room for the adults and kids. The views of Lake and being on the lake was awesome. The fire place was used every night as it was a little colder in the mountains. The weather for us was a nice change coming from Florida and it even snowed one of the days. Its about a 30 minute trip to Asheville which we drove a few of the days. One thing I must say is that Tim-Owner and Debbie-caretaker were over the top friendly and accommodating. Tim was extremely helpful and got the boat in the water for us before anyone else in the area, but since the the weather took a turn and there was an issue with the water levels we were unable to get on the lake as much as expected. No fault of anyone, but nature. When I come back I will definitely rent this place again and a lot has to do with the people we had to deal with.
Thank you Tim and Debbie, appreciate everything.
We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay! It makes us so happy when guests enjoy the lake and the area as much as we do. I can imagine that boating over to lunch at Larkin's or the Rumbling Bald Resort will be something you will enjoy when you come back. I also hope our list of "Places we like to visit" helped you get to know the broader area around the lake like Asheville, and Hendersonville as well as places like the Tryon Equestrian center... every year there is more great things so see and do just around the corner.
We are excited for your next visit...please remember that return guests enjoy a 10% discount.
See you again soon!
nice house on beautiful, calm lake
My husband and I spent a fun filled week at this nice house on such a beautiful, calm lake. The house had everything we needed. The furniture and beds were so comfortable, better than my own bed at home! We did not use the pontoon boat during our stay, but opted for daily kayaking instead - again this lake is so pretty, and we appreciated the no - wake zones for smooth kayaking (and no loud motor boats). There are ALOT of steps down to the dock, so be sure you have everything you need as you don't want to keep having to do the climb. It kept us in shape for climbing the stairs at Chimney Rock! The location of the house was perfect. There is a very large grocery store within a few minutes drive, and quite a few restaurants to choose from in Lake Lure or Chimney Rock. We went hiking almost every day, and would highly recommend Catawba Falls, and Dupont National Forest (about an hour away). We saw four gorgeous waterfalls on fairly easy hiking trails in Dupont. We spent one day in Asheville. We liked everything about our stay here, except for the outdated bathrooms. I usually like to take a soak in the tub after hiking, but this tub was not very inviting. One of the towel bars kept falling down, the bathroom door couldn't close, and the exhaust fan screeched loudly. I would give this house 5 stars if the owners would do a little remodeling of the bathrooms. I did appreciate the great water pressure from the showers, and the abundance of nice, fluffy white towels.
Thank you very much for your review. It is great that you enjoyed the lake and the kayaks so much! Thank you also for letting us know about the towel rack, exhaust fan and door. We are going to have these items fixed at the next break in guests. Very helpful feedback...Thank you.
Comfortable house, beautiful views, pontoon boat included.
Really enjoyed our stay at the house with , in our opinion, the best views on the lake. Took full advantage of the pontoon boat included in the rental using it 4 of our 6 days there. House was clean and very comfortable . Great location , took several trips to Asheville and Mt.. Mitchell.
We are so happy that you enjoyed the view! You also took advantage of the pontoon to experience the lake on a whole other level. Then you explored nearby towns and the mountains...you did it all! We are thrilled that you had such a wonderful time.
Best view on the Lake!
It truly has the most beautiful view on the lake! Loved using the kayaks and the pontoon boat is a real bonus! There are a lot of stairs to get down to the lake but once you are down there you don't want to go back up anytime soon! Having a grocery store a mile away was nice too.
Would definitely stay there again!
Great to hear that you enjoyed the view and the lake so much! Also happy that the pontoon and the kayaks worked out so well for you. We look forward to your next visit!
This was one of the best places we've stayed! Absolutely beautiful lake views & a very comfortable house! Everything we needed was there & what a bonus the pontoon was!
We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay so much! The pontoon is such a wonderful way to enjoy the lake to the fullest. Have great rest of your summer!
View is breath taking!
Enjoyed every minute with family and the great view in this home.Debbie the caretaker was great.
Fishing(lake and river), zip line courses, small shops, river rafting/kayaking, Chimney Rock Park, lakeside beach
Additional pricing information
Cleaning is included in price 10% discount on current pricing for return guests...please indicate you are a return guest (including the dates of your previous stay)