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Secluded LAKEFRONT Chalet: 2.8acres, Dock, Kayaks and Canoe, Pet Friendly, Wifi

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq ft
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

2 BD/2 BA lakefront chalet on a secluded private cove. Kayaks/Canoe included.

*Discounted rates for unbooked days through end of Summer*

Beautiful private LAKEFRONT Chalet on 2.8 acres on Watauga Lake. Gorgeous lake access and views of lake and mountains from every part of the house. Step out onto the porch with morning coffee or an afternoon cocktail to relax in privacy with breathtaking views. Cozy home with jetted tub and fully stocked kitchen. Walk down the steps to your secluded cove (with only one neighbor) to jump in the 3rd cleanest lake in the country! Your private cove is separated from the main lake by a private peninsula and other houses are miles away. Paddle one of the chalet’s kayaks from your private dock to fish, view the bald eagles nest or simply explore the 105 miles of national forest that border the lake.

- Watch your kids and friends swim from the porch.

-Grill out on the commercial grade gas grill listening to your tunes on the Bluetooth sound bar, while you forget your cares and make new memories!

-- Gather around the bonfire sharing stories of a day on the lake and looking at the extensive views of the water and national forest.

- Fish from the dock, or take a kayak or your boat down the nearby Elk River. Skiers and wake boarders can easily ski from the cove on some of the least trafficked parts of the lake (not that ANY part of the lake is crowded!)

Boat & paddleboard rentals are available at the local marinas, or you can use our BOAT LAUNCH RAMP to launch your own boat- tie it up to the dock, or pontoons can beach right across from the Chalet.

The house is easily accessible and easy to get to from 321! The driveway is private and level (optional locking gate), no four-wheel drive is necessary.

• PRIVATE Dock (not community)

• Bring your own Boat: Boat launch within walking distance!

• 2 Kayaks and 1 17ft Canoe

• VERY PRIVATE: you have over 200 feet of private lakefront with only one other neighbor in sight that shares the private cove.

2 Bedroom/2 Bath:

• Bedroom 1 (upstairs): 1 Queen bed, private full bath with large Jacuzzi jetted tub

• Bedroom 2: 1 Double with full bath (double luxurious shower heads) and ample space

• 2 Bathrooms, one with a double shower head, the other with a jetted whirlpool tub for two!

Living room as a futon/double bed that sleeps 2 adults. All bedding is new, the queen is a premium pillow top mattress, the double has a new memory foam topper.

• Pet friendly, $50 per pet

Other House features:

• Unlimited wireless internet.

• Roku TV with included Chalet Netflix Account. You are welcome to add other channels, however, HD streaming is not reliable.

• Classic Movie DVD library.

• Bluetooth SoundBar for the TV or your own music library.


Watauga Lake is one of the most beautiful and clean recreational lakes (3rd cleanest in the country) on the eastern seaboard. It’s located in the Cherokee National forest with 105 miles of shoreline. More than half of the lake is bordered by undeveloped national forest. Watauga lake is great for boating, jet-skiing, tubing, skiing/wakeboarding, fishing, swimming, kayaking etc.

You can easily take day trips to whitewater rafting, a local winery, hike the Appalachian trail or Roan Mountain (known for gorgeous views, rhododendron forests, and cross country skiing) or find a secluded waterfall (we’ve got maps at the chalet). Drive to the thriving college town of Boone, NC 45 minutes away (check the concert schedule!), or visit the popular Banner Elk and Blowing Rock, NC.

The summers are sunny and warm during the day with no mosquitoes (incredible, but true!), and the evenings cool off in the 60’s – making the nights extremely pleasant. Autumn brings beautiful fall colors with even better views. In the winter time, skiing is a popular option at nearby Beech Mountain. Lake Hideaway Chalet is truly a wonderland of recreational activity!

More Details

Karen Lally
Member since: 2016
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, a tiny bit of german and spanish.
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Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
17 July, 2018

About Karen Lally

Karen Lally: As an Asheville, North Carolina native, I love all things outdoors, great food, and craft beer. I am an avid cyclist turned crossfitter. We have 3 dogs and two cats, and love to get the dogs into the woods as much as possible. We always gravitate to home rentals for our vacations extensively throughout the US and Europe, as we love the personal touch and non-touristy feel. Therefore, we know what makes a good vacation rental! I am an avid foodie, and appreciate a little luxury as the years go by!

Kim Watson is co-owner of the Lake Hideaway Chalet. She is responsible for all details and finishing touches—if you find a special detail or something you love when you stay at our rental, she is responsible for making it happen. If I’m not available, she will most likely take care of your needs.

Karen Lally purchased this chalet in 2016

Why Karen Lally chose Butler

This property is our dream home! We have camped on Watauga lake for many years, boating by lakefront properties and dreaming big. We have worked hard to make that dream become a reality with this house, and are excited to share it with you! When we found this house we knew we had to own it: it's private, it's gorgeous, and it's right on the lake. Everything we wanted in a Lake house! Watauga is like no other-- warm during the days, cool evenings, no mosquitoes and relatively uninhabited. Boat traffic is minimal during all parts of the day, and the lake is huge!

What makes this chalet unique

Gorgeous Views, easy lake access, private and secluded with no noisy neighbors or shared lake access. The solitude is dreamy.

The interior of the chalet has a lake house get-a-away cabin feel, with tons of wood, a big bright interior with lake views from everyroom, and skylights!

Guestbook comments from the owner

The lakehouse is absolutely amazing. You get the perfect amount of privacy, you're right on a beautiful secluded lake, and the house itself is beautiful and just modern enough. We spent four days there and it was perfect. We were able to swim, hike, kayak, cook dinner, watch Netflix, and more. Lake hideaway chalet has multiple options for every mood. I can't wait to revisit again!
Aug 2016
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chalet in Butler in Carter County

Property Type:
  • chalet
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain View
  • rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Double Shower heads, lots of space
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , Jetted Tub for two, Window, Closet
  • Downstairs full bath has a shower only with luxurious double shower heads. Upstairs full bath has a large jetted tub (for two) with a shower and closet. Shampoo, Conditioner and Body Soap is supplied.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , End Table and lamp, Dresser with Mirror, Closet
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Upstairs in loft, fully private with door, skylights, closet
  • All linens, blankets, and bath towels are supplied. Downstairs bedroom is smaller with a double bed, end table with lamp, large double hung window, full size closet, and dresser with mirror. Upstairs loft bedroom (with door) is accessed from a spiral staircase. Its larger with a queen size bed, end tables, lamps, full size double hung window, skylights, and open shelving for clothes storage. The full closet is in the bathroom upstairs.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • limited accessibility
  • marina
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • Horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • ski
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • caving
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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(41 traveller reviews)

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Secluded LAKEFRONT Chalet: 2.8acres, Dock, Kayaks and Canoe, Pet Friendly, Wifi
average rating of 4.9512196 based on 43 reviews

Had a great time

  • 5 of 5

This was our second visit, The upgrades to the dock were awesome. The last time we were there we did not need heat or A/C but it was nice this time. The owners are very attentive and nice, which makes us feel great. We only saw one of the roaming dogs this trip, he hung out with us for an hour. We always feel so relaxed here on the kayaks and canoe or just floating in the water. We will not wait two years for our next visit. We did finally eat at the Captains Table and the food was good. Thanks for the relaxation.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay. Wish it was my own I will stay again

  • Review Submitted: 29-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quiet and Serene

  • 4 of 5

Although the road getting to the chalet was very narrow, once we arrived to our destination, the area was very quiet and peaceful. The view of the lake was wonderful to look at. We also enjoyed the ability to go on canoe trips. We also were able to do some hiking in the area. The chalet was well equipped with the essentials and beyond and was very clean and neat. We found the bed to be very comfortable. The host was also very personable and accommodating and made us feel welcome.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great weekend

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time. We loved the lake and kayaks and canoe. We fully appreciate that they allow pets. It was clean and comfortable.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Auburn, Georgia

Great place to go to get away from busy lifestyles

  • 5 of 5

Karen was very easy to work with and we really enjoyed our stay. Our four boys loved the remote location and the lake, even though we didn't get to enjoy any lake activities. We stayed there for the long MLK weekend in 2018 to go snowboarding at Beach Mountain. It was a little further than I originally thought but the drive to/from the slopes through the mountains was gorgeous.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mount Pleasant, SC

Great house and fantastic vacation!

  • 5 of 5

This house was really beautiful and was just what we were expecting. The view from the front porch was amazing! It was also a plus that the house was stocked with everything we needed. We ended up using the kitchen quite a bit and it was just like home. Another huge plus is that we were able to bring our dogs. They loved the house, too! We also used the canoe to check out the lake, which was fun. Would recommend this rental!

  • Review Submitted: 05-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £72.99
Pet Fee £38.41
Refundable Damage Deposit £153.66

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.