NEW LISTING **Gilhooley's Deep Water Get-A-Way
|Per night:||$210 - $350|
|Per week:||$1,510 - $2,200|
Description of the Lake Keowee vacation home rental
Our Lakefront home on Lake Keowee in Seneca, SC is located approximately 10 miles from Clemson, in the SC upstate area.
Open the front door and immediately be emerged in the beauty of Lake Keowee's crystal clear blue water. Lake Keowee has 300 miles of shoreline. This 3100 square foot lakefront home is on a cul-de-sac with a beautiful gentle sloped lot to the water with sunshine and shade. The trees are all hardwoods and trimmed high to accentuate the stunning lake views. Entire yard is planted with perennials. Home features 170 linear ft. of shoreline with a floating single slip dock with partial cover to allow for casting while fishing.The walkway to dock has an extra platform for additional casting or viewing. Water is DEEP at the dock from 20 to 25 feet.
Home has a moderate sloped entry driveway leading to a flat parking area in front of a 2 car garage and an additional cemented 2 car parking area off to the left side. Parking on an upper, first level driveway is also available for RV, boat or 2 trailers (boat and or jet ski). Parking areas have access to electricity.
Home features a well stocked kitchen with lake views, Silestone counter tops, excellent grade appliances with gas range. Seating in kitchen is 8-10. Kitchen opens to dining room and living room with cathedral ceilings/sky light and seats 8.
Extras include fun things for kids; examples would be a sandbox, water knee board, noodles, large tube, inflatable large frog, raft, floats, water loungers, swing, Corn Hole Game,skis, games, cards, board games, air hockey, canoes, books, sandbox,toys, horseshoes, and other items. Furnishings are new, or like new. The style of decor is Lake Country mixed with traditional flares. Beautiful Lake Keowee can be viewed from almost every room in our home.
Main floor with almost solid windows across lakeside and opens to a nice sized screened-in porch with seating for 8, while enjoying the lake views, nature, and animals. A fire ring with Adirondack chairs is located near the almost 200' of shoreline and can be used during safe seasons. We offer an island to 'noodle' to or swim to, if you wish. THIS IS LOTS OF FUN.
Additionally, the concrete patio is located off the lower level and contains a round glass top picnic table, 4 chairs and a new gas grill. More outdoor seating is available. Stairs off porch above connect the two areas from the outside. A half moon bar with 4 elevated chairs is located on the patio.
Family room on main level offers seating up to 8, while family room on the lower level has seating for 10-12. This includes seating from a solid oak game table and sofa table/desk combo.
-Family room with cathedral ceilings and Skylight
-HDTV 50', LED, DVD, Satellite TV
-Wireless Internet; WIFI
-One and half baths
-Kitchen/Dining room combo with cathedral ceilings and Skylight
-Breath taking Lake Views
-ceiling fan with lights
-Master Queen bedroom with en suite bath & walk-in
closet, 2 luggage racks, small reading area w/light, table & foot stool
-Laundry room with washer and dryer
-Spacious half bath
-Well stocked kitchen for any cook
-32' Flat Screen HDTV LED with DVD and Satellite TV in Master Bdrm
-Spacious Screened-in porch with Rocking Chairs, Wicker & Table/4chairs
-Inside and outside stairs to lower level
-Bedroom with two sets of twin beds
-Child's drawing/coloring table and 2 chairs
-Toys, VCR, DVD, TV and movies in children's bedroom
-Walk-in closets in both bedrooms
-Lake, Woods Views
-Queen bedroom tastefully decorated in Walnut furniture, brown, lt.blue & white
-Full bath decorated in Lake Country Moose theme
-Linen closet off upper landing
-Ceiling fans with lights in both bedrooms
-All Bathing Towels are quality and color coded for each bath
-Bedroom with Queen bed, closet, & nice lighted reading area
-Bedroom with 2 Leather covered twin headboards, closet & leather cube stools
-Family room and Game Room with Storage
-50' HD LED with Satellite TV with PLAY STATION 3 & MANY GAMES
-PLAY STATION 3 HAS 2 REMOTES & 2 DOCKING STATIONS
-Great views of the Lake
-Game area stocked
-Game table is round and solid Oak with 4 Solid Oak Chairs
-Air Hockey Table
-Large Full bathroom with shower
-Storage closet w/wall hanger for utensils needed in grilling and roasting marshmallows
-Access to large covered cement patio
-DEEP Water at dock-20-25 feet; Sail Boats Welcome
-SUNDECK ON DOCK
-Outdoor seating area / natural setting
-Sunshine and shade; yard planted with perennials
--Lovely Backyard with gentle slope to water; NO STRINGER STEPS TO DOCK
-Concrete walkway to water
-Boat ramp nearby at Cane Creek launch off Hwy 188
-Large rear lot, almost 200' of water front
-Connecting concrete walkway to front of home
-Fire Ring & Adirondack Chairs
-Immediate access to canoes, noodles, raft and floating turtle for Lake FUN
-Swing in yard
-Sandbox for little ones
-Storage on dock
-Corn Hole Game
-Upper level extra parking for RV, trailers w/ (electricity)
-Large mouth Cove 50' Deep
-Lovely glass top table with 4 chairs
-Great Bar with 4 elevated Bar Chairs
-Lighted, plugged and fans are located on patio. Dock is lighted as well.
-Connecting stairs to kitchen from Patio
-Drying racks placed on patio to assist with wet beach towels
-New Gas Grill with side burner
-Immediate access to short cement pathway to dock
* MINIMUM AGE LIMIT FOR RENTERS:
There is no age limit set by a regulatory body; however owners require a minimum age of 25 who is a person(s) responsible for the actions and behavior of the family members & guests. This person MUST be on the premises during the entire rental period.
* LIMITED ACCESSIBILITY:
Home has steps at all entrances and is 3 stories. Accessible for elderly who are ambulatory as property is fairly level from lower parking area & 1st floor.
* Smoking IS allowed OUTSIDE ONLY on outdoor patio area. Disposal container w/sand is placed there for safety. Smoking NOT permitted on screened porch due to outdoor carpet.
* EVENTS ALLOWED:
Small event gatherings
Long-Term Renters Welcome
Pets NOT Allowed
- 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12**NO UNCOMFORTABLE SLEEPER SOFAS OR FUTONS***
-Kid's Room!: 2 SETS OF bunk bed,
so 4 twins on one room!
- Upstairs Queen Room: 1 queen- good view of lake
-Twin Basement Room: 2 twin/ single leather Head/Foot boards Beds
- Queen Basement Bedroom -The Colorful Moroccan Room
- Master Suite: 1 queen & bedroom suite; Master Bath en suite; Has reading area with tub chair, light, foot stool and table
Master Suite has large windows for abundant light & viewing the lake. There is a private large full bath with a separate shower & lg garden tub. A spacious walk-in closet w/ 2 luggage racks is off the en suite bath. Upscale furnishings in dark walnut wood in a Lake Country theme decorates this master bedroom.
-The upstairs bedroom also has a walk-in closet, walnut wood furniture w/ a wooded lake view from a large double window.This bedroom is tastefully decorated w/ the blending of warm dark brown, robin egg blue, & white.
-The upstairs children's room has 2 spacious bunk beds, books to read, toys, VCR, kids tapes/movies, table & kindergarten chairs, puzzles & stuffed animals.This bedroom has a smaller TV with a VCR option & is decorated with red, white & blue decor.
- There are 2 bedrooms on the lower level.*One, is the colorful Moroccan queen room that is decorated with maple furniture and is very spacious.*The other bedroom is furnished w/brown leather twins & earth tone nature prints.
*BATHROOMS - 3 FULL and 1 HALF
Main floor Half Bath: Tiled Floor with toilet, mirrors & lavatory-Very spacious
Upstairs Full Bath: toilet, combination tub/shower
Basement Full Bathroom: toilet, shower, lavatory;
Master Bathroom: toilet, garden tub, shower, lavatory
* The private Master en suite bath has a separate large tub and shower & a private commode area. A large walk-in closet w/ luggage rack is off this room. Large windows allow more than adequate light in this bath. There is a half bath shortly after you enter the front door and is large in size. It contains an English antique dresser & is stocked w/ personal items. The full bath upstairs is a shower/tub combo and is decorated in the Lake Country theme. The full and spacious bath in lower level is decorated in a nautical theme and has a shower, toilet and lavatory. ALL BATHROOMS HAVE A HAIR DRYER.
* KITCHEN AND DINING ROOMS
Beautiful & functional kitchen is on the main level.Counter tops are Silestone w/ an over sized heavy double stainless sink. Cabinets are oak .Kitchen is Spacious but easy to cook in. Starter paper products and seasonings provided.
DISHWASHER: A NEW extremely functional roomy dishwasher to fit most sized items. Operates quietly and is a Westinghouse brand. Dish soap and dish towels provided. Cushioned floor mats provided for foot & back comfort.
DISHES & UTENSILS: Dishes are hand painted pottery, a service for 16 with extra items. Silverware is for 12 with serving pieces & extra spoons. Extra dishes for serving appetizers are ample. Plastic dishes located on lower floor for outdoor eating.
PANTRY ITEMS: Our home offers two pantries for all of the items you need to store. Spices & starter items for coffee /tea are there. Plastic bags furnished;Some bottled water is left for you in frig.Many small appliances you have at home are here to make it easy for you.
DINING ROOM: The dining room table seats 6 (+ 2 extra chairs), but can extend on both ends. The bar area seats 2 and the screened-in porch seats 4 around a large table.
STOVE/RANGE is gas, a Chef's dream. Kitchen is completely furnished to cook & serve any meal to your crowd! Gas Oven has 'see through' door with light for viewing. Exhaust 2 speed fan and light is built-in over range.
REFRIGERATORS: A Kenmore side by side refrigerator is in the kitchen triangle. Another refrigerator/freezer is in the garage near exit door off kitchen. Very handy.
COFFEE MAKERS: The home is furnished with (TWO) 12 cup drip coffeemakers & grinder. A separate thermos (s) for making double or decaf & regular is provided.
MICROWAVE OVEN; The built-in microwave is above the range.
Dining Area Seats:
OTHER ITEMS IN KITCHEN:
4 slice toaster
1 Child's Highchair
Clocks in home
**OWNER INFO: Newly purchased
About the owner: South Carolina family who have enjoyed this lake for years and who love the outdoors including water sports. Family moved to South Carolina because of the beauty and for the distinct four seasons, and of course, the southern hospitality and way of life.
Why the Owner Chose Seneca:
Property purchased because it had the greatest amount of positives that we were looking for, such as large natural wooded lot, deep water at dock, location, gentle slope to lake in rear, and quality of construction.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Deep Water at Dock and 40-50 feet of water in the large cove, large 50-80 year old hardwood trees trimmed, concrete drive and concrete path to dock, Very high quality windows with full glass of European style crank out type, Screened-in porch. VERY GENTLE SLOPE OF LOT TO WATER. We have almost 200' of waterfront space at shoreline.
The pristine Lake Keowee in Seneca is located 45 minutes from Greenville, SC, 90 minutes from Atlanta, GA, and 2 hours from Charlotte, NC. The beautiful city of Clemson, SC, home of the Clemson University "Tigers'", is located approx 8 minutes from Seneca. Clemson is also home of the 270 acre Botanical Gardens and Brooks Center for Performing Arts.There are quaint little shopping areas and flea markets very near to our home.
Our home is located in the upper portion of the SOUTH end of Lake Keowee. Nearest Boat Launch is within 4 miles of home, named Cane Creek and Cove Creek Launch. Approximately 6 State Parks in area, nearest to home is South Cove State Park, about 5 miles from our home. Several small quaint towns are nearby, within 8-15 miles. Home is located near the Lighthouse Restaurant by boat. The Keowee Marina/Tiki Hut is close, by boat & has excellent food, atmosphere and boat/jet ski rentals.
Nearby FAMILY FUN CENTER has LaserTag, Arcade, Go-Carts,Batting Cage, MiniGolf, sweets/ice cream homemade and other things and is approx 5 mi' from home. Home is children friendly but NOT child proof; naturally there is water around, & stairs. Two mobile gates are provided for use as a barrier to stairs. Our home has 3 levels. Highchair & two Pack N Plays are provided. Have games,children's books, toys,& children videos in children's bedroom. SMOKING IS NOT ALLOWED.
Nearest Airport: Greenville/Spartanburg International Airport at 60 Miles
Nearest Train: Amtrak Clemson at 16 Miles
Nearest Motorway: Hwy 188 at 0.6 Miles
Nearest Beach: Multiple Beaches on Islands of Lake Keowee at Seneca
Nearest Pub: Multiple in town at 5 Miles
Nearest Ski: Snow skiing in Sapphire Valley at 42 Miles
Nearest Golf: Several local Golf course at 8 Miles
Nearest Restaurant: Paesano's Italian and Mexican Grill at 5 Miles
|May 24 2014||Aug 16 2014||-||-||$2,200||$9,000||1 Week|
|Aug 16 2014||Nov 15 2014||$225||$250||$1,624||$4,367||2 Nights|
|Sep 05 2014||Nov 30 2014||$350||$350||-||-||3 Nights|
|Nov 16 2014||May 23 2015||$210||$230||$1,510||$3,760||2 Nights|
|Check In: 3 p.m. Check Out: 10 a.m.|
|Deposits: RATES CONTINUED: CLEMSON FOOTBALL GAMES /GRADUATION (Sept 5 2014 to Nov 30,) - $350.00 PER NT HOLIDAYS HAVE A 3 NIGHT MINIMUM. Refundable 200.00 deposit within 14 days of departure. TALK TO OWNER REGARDING HOLIDAY RATES. DEPOSIT IS ONE-HALF TOTAL AMOUNT. UNTIL CONFIRMED & DEPOSIT IS RECEIVED. RATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE W/O NOTICE until Confirmed . RENTAL AGREEMENT MUST BE SIGNED & RETURNED. PREFER E-CHECKS. ; IF CHARGE CARDS ARE USED, YOU WILL HAVE AN ADDITIONAL 2.5% TO PAY OF AMOUNT CHARGE|
|Payment Options: Cashier's Check, Discover, Mastercard, Money Order, Personal Check, Visa|
|Other Fees: HOUSEKEEPING/LAUNDRY FEE $150 *WE DO REQUIRE ACCIDENTAL PROPERTY DAMAGE INSURANCE ( CSA-ONE TIME FEE OF $69) *CANCELLATION MORE THAN 60 DAYS PRIOR TO ARRIVAL WILL BE REFUNDED MINUS A $100.00 ADM.CHARGE. *FOR LESS THAN 60 DAY NOTICE. IF WE ARE ABLE TO RE-BOOK PROPERTY, WE WILL REFUND ++, A PRORATED SHARE OF RENTAL FEE FOR EACH DAY THAT IS FILLED. DATES CAN BE MOVED. CONFIRMATION, SHORT TERM RENTAL AGREEMENT CONTAINING PROPERTY TERMS & CONDITIONS WILL BE SENT TO PROSPECTIVE RENTER.Must read & sign|
- 3 Queen Beds
- 6 Twin Beds
- 2 Cribs
- Air Conditioning
- Dock/Boat Slip
- High Speed Internet
- Screened Porch
- Beach Chairs
- Full Kitchen
- Ski In/Out
- Beach Towels
- Game Room
- View (Lake)
- Linens Provided
- View (Mountains)
- Hardwood Floors
- Parking Included
- View (Water)
- Alarm Clock
- Gas Grill
- TV (Cable/Satellite)
- CD Player
- Hair Dryer
- Refrigerator (Full)
- Ceiling Fan
- Ice Maker
- Refrigerator (Mini)
- Coffee Maker
- DVD Player
- Miniature Golf
- Scuba Diving
- Basketball Court
- Movie Theater
- Horseback Riding
- Grocery Store
- Shopping Area
- Water Park
- Whitewater Rafting
- Jet Skiing
- Amusement Park
- Gym/Fitness Center
- Live Entertainment
Other Vacation Rental Amenities
PARKING & GARAGE:
In addition to the parking in garage, there is a double cemented area off driveway to the left for two cars as well as the driveway space. Right off cemented entry road, there is parking for RV, Boat &/or trailers which has electricity.
Our home has an attached double car garage. Houses life jackets (some), extra refrigerator, paddles, extra garbage for plastic recycling, extension cords and lawn implements, etc.
CANOES TWO WITH FOUR PADDLES
DEEP WATER AT LIGHTED DOCK ON VERY LARGE COVE 50 FT DEEP.
EXTREMELY GENTLE SLOPE TO WATER NO STRINGERS OF STEPS TO DOCK. GREAT FOR ALL AGES.
LIVING ROOM SEATS 8: The main level living room has an awesome breath taking full lake view. Home is open design w/ a connecting dining & family room on main floor.
TOWELS/LINENS PROVIDED: Quality Towels are color coded for bathrooms. Ample amount is supplied. Amount supplied is dependent on number of guests. Home has washer and dryer for guest use. Some BEACH TOWELS provided .Quality Bed linens are provided as well as blankets and of course spreads/comforters, and mattress pads.
Our home has two gas fireplaces. A larger one is on the Main Floor in family room. A small wall unit is in basement. Our outdoor wood fireplace is the Fire Ring.
WASHER & DRYER:
Sears brand - high capacity washer. Some starter laundry detergent is supplied.
HVAC SYSTEM FOR A/C & HEATING
Hair Dryers are in each bath.
Iron & Board
Outdoor table & four chairs on patio and Screened-in porch
Fire Ring with 6 Adirondack Chairs & other lawn chairs
Patio BAR with 4 high bar chairs
Some Drying Lines around outside staircase for wet bathing
suits and wet towels; FOUR towel drying racks on property for help with wet beach towels.
The floating dock is partially covered to allow an area for over casting while fishing or sun bathing. The lighted dock is a one-slip dock w/ outside docking possibilities with a mooring hook. Additionally there is a new added 'landing area' on the walkway to the dock for fishing. A permanently attached ladder on dock is convenient & there is a storage bin on dock for items that could be blown away.
There are NO 'stringers of steps' to go UP or DOWN to get to the dock/lake. All furnishings are new or fairly new or antique.
The lower level functions dually as a game & family room. Seating in the lower family room is for 10-12. Lower level has large double windows to view the lake & beautiful hardwood trees.Tree limbs are trimmed high for perfect view & shade when desired. Lower level opens onto covered lighted patio with a plug, fan, & open rear yard.
Home has 4 separate dining areas. All bedrooms have ceiling fans except master.(fan provided) Home is equipped with four televisions. Abundant storage throughout home w/fold-out pantry.
* ENTERTAINMENT: TELEVISION:
Satellite 50' LED HDTV's are provided with many movies and sport channels to select from. Master Suite has a 32' LED HDTV & DVD. PLAY STATION 3 W/ 2 REMOTES & DOCKING STATIONS AND GAMES PROVIDED.
GAMES: There are a variety of games provided in our home,such as board games, card games, Play Station 3, air hockey table...
AIR HOCKEY table in lower unit
Satellite TV has numerous categories of music to select
Portable CD Player available for music outside on patio.
A lap piano board is provided.
Summer 2014, adding a Pool Table
GAME ROOM: The lower level functions dually, as the lower family room and game/play room. Oodles of BOARD GAMES, you will love.
VIDEO LIBRARY: There are MANY MOVIES ON DVD's for your use as well as recorded events to select from. CHILDREN have a high selection of VHS recordings to select from in their bedroom.
TOYS: There is a variety of toys in children's room and in lower family fun room. Water toys are also abundant, see other section.
BOOKS: Books are available in the children's room and in lower family game room, as well as in Master Bedroom. Great Magazines are in home.
DVD PLAYERS: We have 4 DVD players in our home and one VCR player in children's room with videos.
HDTV SATELLITE with amenities are provided.INTERNET IS PROVIDED AS WELL( WIFI)
DECK/PATIO: Large cement COVERED outdoor patio accessed by sidewalk on side of home or from lower level. Patio has a large round table w/ 4 chairs. Patio also has a crescent shaped bar w/ 4 elevated bar stool. NEW Grill on patio. Open sundeck is on dock.
LAWN & GARDEN: Lg Natural lawn w/ flat & very gentle slope has space for sun bathing & lawn chairs for enjoying the outdoors. A fire ring with outdoor chairs for evening/night enjoyment. Perennials are everywhere.
SCREENED IN PORCH: Large Screened-in Porch off Main Level w/rocking chairs, wicker chairs, & large round table w/ 4 comfortable chairs. View is AMAZING. Door off porch opens onto stairs which lead you to lower level.
WATER SPORTS GEAR: Some life jackets are in garage but please BRING YOUR OWN.;INFLATED 'FROG" provided off dock for play(attached with nylon rope). Outdoor bin on dock is provided for floats, vests, noodles, when the wind blows. Strapped Knee Board, Raft, Water loungers, floats, water tube, etc.
Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
Hot Air Ballooning
Snow Boarding & Skiing at Sapphire Valley 30min away
Reviews for this vacation home rental in Lake Keowee, South Carolina
Fun for the Whole Family!
July 3, 2014
House was perfectly laid out for our needs. Well equipped inside and out! Especially loved the kayaks an canoes! Great location. Quiet cove ... Just a short drive to stores. Owners wonderful to work with. Hope to make it back next year!
THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR YOUR GREAT REVIEW. Having people like you share our beautiful lake home makes it all worth while. Also thanks so much for taking good care of our home and for appreciating the detailed checkout list that we worked so hard on. So many people have told us how much they appreciate the guidance. We give reasons behind simple requests. Thank you also for putting on two loads of sheets, when we only asked for one to be put on, since you had the time packing up. That helps so much
Owner Supplied Testimonials
August 3, 2013 - Our group of 8 (6 adults, 1 teen, 1 toddler) could not have been happier during our week's stay. Everything was as described (if not better than) in the description. With plenty of room to spread out, each family had a level with a bedroom and private bath to themselves. The property was clean and has a beautiful view of the lake. Very peaceful and relaxing. The owners were extremely responsive and a definite pleasure to do business with. We would, without hesitation, recommend this property!
March 28, 2013 - Thank you very much. Your home is the best we ever stayed in. We never went down to enjoy your game room, we were too busy with "Clemson". Your check out check list sure made things easy! Thank you very much!
May 29, 2013 - We went for the weekend with the girls. It was my mom, her sisters, my sister and a friend. We had plenty of room and enjoyed the beautiful views. We did a little sight seeing but really enjoyed hanging out and cooking at the house. Great kitchen, large game room and plenty of comfortable sleeping areas for a group. Lake Keowee is beautiful and we would love to come back when the weather allows us to enjoy the lake more but the surrounding area has plenty to offer anytime. Thanks for great accommodations for a great family gathering.
May 9, 2013 - We stayed at the house during our daughter's Clemson graduation. We were very pleased with the house. The view was stunning and the house was spacious with all the accommodations you need for a lake getaway. We would definitely come back.
May 17, 2013 - Great home for a weekend getaway for the whole family! We had a wonderful time - the home was more than accomadating for the people staying - the view of the lake was spectacular and the drive time was nothing - the home is 10 mins or less from any type of restaurant you could imagine and the overall time spent was very enjoyable! Well worth staying here and I would do it again
May 24, 2013 - The listing description was quite accurate. The listing photos accurately reflected the home's appearance and amenities. We were impressed with how well the property was maintained. It was very clean. We enjoyed the canoes and being on the dock. We loved the screened in porch...especially with small children. We liked the gradual entrance to the lake. This was helpful for the grandparents and small children. The owner was vey helpful. The grandchildren enjoyed playing with the toys. Having Wi-Fi was nice. The view of the lake was beautiful! It seems like the owners thought of everything to make our stay enjoyable. We had a great time and would definitely recommend it to our friends and family. We look forward to coming back next year.
June 7, 2013 - We did not even watch TV! We sat down on the screen in porch, and loved the view of the lake. One day we went and rented a pontoon boat and was on the lake from 9am till 5pm. We loved it! Our second day, we went out on the lake with the owners canoes! That was great fun! The house is perfect for a family or a girls getaway!
June 22, 2013 - I can't say enough good things about this vacation home. The home is nicely and comfortably decorated with awesome lake views -- it is better in reality than the pictures. The owners are very responsive and have added many thoughtful touches to enhance your stay. The home and the kitchen are very well equipped with many extras like toys for the children and small appliances. We spent many hours on the screened porch overlooking the lake, at the dock, swimming in the clear and clean lake, and canoeing. The house easily accommodated our family ranging in age from 2 to 80. It was, in a word, perfect.
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