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Enjoy Amazing Sunsets, Boat Dock on Deep Water, Screen Porch, Gorgeous Home!

Bedrooms 5
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


Minimum Stay
7 nights

About the property

Five Bedroom, 3.5 Bath Home, Private Boat Dock On The Lake

'Sunset Serenity' is located on the northwest area of the lake within view of a public boat and kayak launch area nearby. Enjoy amazing sunset views while relaxing on the private boat dock! This waterfront home has 5 bedrooms and 3.5 baths with a living room and separate family room.

From the entrance foyer is the main living room with lake views, a spacious kitchen with a wraparound bar, lots of stools and a dining area with bench seats and chairs. The screen porch is located off the kitchen area with a gas grill on the outer deck. There are 2 bedrooms on this main level, one with a Queen bed and one with a pyramid bunk bed (Double and Twin). There is a tub/shower bath located off the foyer.

On the top floor, there is a bedroom with a Queen bed, a half bath, and the master suite. The master bedroom has a king bed, private bath with soaking tub and separate shower. A large sundeck located off the hallway on the top floor is a perfect spot to relax and perhaps read a good book!

On the ground floor, a family room area with a large TV, a small game table and a sleeper sofa. A bedroom with Queen bed and Futon is located on this level along with a shower bath, and large laundry room.

In the back yard, you will find the a patio area with a fire pit - perfect for roasting marshmallows! There is an enclosed outdoor shower on the ground level underneath the deck. The steps to the boat house are many and gated for safety. There is a large open sundeck on the top of the boat house and small covered area by the boat slip underneath. Bring your boat, kayak, or favorite floats and enjoy the cool water!

The home has central air conditioning with a fan in each bedroom for those of us who love to sleep to the sound of a fan - our entire family enjoy these including the little ones!

More Details

Laura and Dutch
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
16 February, 2017

Why Laura and Dutch chose Virginia

We love the quiet location and the deep water for boating or just jumping off the dock! The sunsets over the water are absolutely amazing. We enjoy watching the wildlife and enjoying the quiet serenity. Our family loves to tether floats and tubes to the dock and just float!

There is a public boat ramp across the waterway from this property and quick to access just across the bridge - you can launch your boat and arrive at our boat house before someone driving can get back to the house. Watching the boaters can be quite entertaining and the fishing in this area is suppose to be pretty good - however, we haven't had much time for it yet! We hope you will enjoy our home as much as we enjoy it!


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(5 traveller reviews)

Enjoy Amazing Sunsets, Boat Dock on Deep Water, Screen Porch, Gorgeous Home!
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews
Berlin, Maryland

Absolutely Amazing!!

  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful house and lake area we found on our family vacation. The house was absolutely beautiful. It was equipped for everything we could imagine or ask for. The lake was refreshing and easily accessible. We brought our boat and used it every single day. Even the one day that we had some rain, the screened porch made it a very relaxing day.I would definitely consider this one again. We loved it!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a nice review. We hope you will consider our place again for vacation.
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Excellent Property

  • 5 of 5

The room is very large and private, and your access is through an outside door, not through the house. The owners take great care of the property and many small touches are evident that make your stay enjoyable. The property is located very close to the bridge, so it is easily accessible to Bard College and Rheinhold which are on the east side of the river.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing & Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Our family vacation was perfect! The great views of the water. The wonderful house and amenities. The refreshing thrill of the water. We'll definitely consider this house again for future trips!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a nice review. We hope you will consider renting our place again.
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Perfect location

  • 5 of 5

The location was very convenient and you literally drive your boat across the lake from the boat ramp to the house. The house is beautiful and set up perfectly for both adults and children giving everyone plenty of space. The location on the lake is beautiful and very quiet without any houses on the opposite side of the lake. The kitchen is equipped with everything you can possibly need and the beds and furniture were very comfortable. Everyone knows the bugs come out at night so the screen porch was a big plus. I also loved the outdoor shower. I would definitely return!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 24, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing vacation spot

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful, spacious home...well furnished and equipped for a great vacation. Great sleeping arrangements as well as ample seating for meals. Relaxing view from the back screened porch. The only negative to this house is that the boat dock is very difficult to get in and out of due to large fallen trees in the water. Also, it would be nice if the boat dock was equipped with bumper guards to protect the sides of the boat when docked.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your review! So sorry you had trouble getting into the boat dock, we have never had any problems. Great idea with the bumper guards! We have always just used the bumpers on our boat. However, we agree that the bumper guards would be a nice addition. So glad you and your family had a relaxing vacation. Many thanks for choosing our home!
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Boydton, Lake Gaston

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Early Summer
17 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
July 4th
1 Jul 2017 - 7 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
8 Jul 2017 - 18 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Summer
19 Aug 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £120 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £319
Tax Rate 5.0%

Cancelled reservations will be charged the credit card fee if payment is made by credit card.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Boydton, USA

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Main Floor
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Ground Floor
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Top Floor
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Master Bath - Top Floor
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Top Floor
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Top Floor
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , Main Floor
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , Main Floor - Double and Twin Bunk Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Ground Floor
  • Sleeper Sofa in the Ground Floor Family Room Pack-n-Play with mattress
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • swimming
  • water tubing

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