Lake Norman Sunset Retreat - Vacation Home Rental

6 Reviews

From $79 / night

7989 Redbird Ln, Lake Norman, NC 28673
Lake Norman Sunset Retreat - Vacation Home Rental
3 bedrooms
6 guests
Varies min stay

Overview Description


Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2
Sleeps: 6
Type: Home
Per night: $150 - $165
Per week: $550 - $1,200
Pets allowed: Yes
Internet: Yes
Description of the Lake Norman vacation home rental
Weekly only Saturday to Saturday from May to November- monthly rentals for Dec. Jan. March- please call

Lake living at its best. Beautiful waterfront secluded retreat (almost an acre with grapevines, peach & pear trees, blueberry bushes) with over 190 ft. of waterfront, covered boat slip w/lift, another boat slip , floating dock, and jet ski slip for fishing and swimming. 10 min. from I 77 Exit 36
Boat & jet ski rentals available approx. 10 min,away.

The waterfront ranch home includes:
King size master bedroom, en-suite bathroom, overlooks the lake & leads to very large screened in porch. Queen size 2nd bedroom. Third bedroom with full/double bed, overlooks the lake & opens to screened porch. 2nd bathroom. Great Views!
Living/great room with gas fireplace which opens to screened porch and overlooks the lake .
Kitchen with dining area which opens to large screened porch.
Cable TV, DVR, DVD, Internet Broadband

Comments from Guest Book at house:

12/26 - 1/2/08 "Quinns & Balks" Sunny Florida & snowy Buffalo had a great time. This house is exactly in the middle of our two homes. Great place to meet. Thank you for providing a warm & welcoming home. We loved the Christmas decorations! Happy New Year!

3/31/08 Thank you so much for a wonderful relaxing vacation. The view and gardens are just lovely! We enjoyed watching the season change. So colorful & alive. Thanks Again Peggy & Ron

4/1/08 Guests from Indiana - What a beautiful home and view. Just to get away and be together in such seclusion was wonderful. The house was just awesome. Such an unbelievable way to spend time with those you love the most before the kids become adults. What a great place to grow and share. Thank you. Southern hospitality doesn't begin to describe this area of NC or John & Carol. Hugs from us

5/08/08 Guests from New Jersey - Thank you for a wonderful time. Loved the early morning fishing & birds singing, your home is beautiful & very clean. Hope to see you next year.

5/4/08 Guests from Lincoln Park, New Jersey. Carole & John. Thank you again for making our 2nd annual trip to NC comfortable. We had another great year with loads of sun and great food. See you next year.

5/14 Lexi & Philip - Thanks for giving us the perfect place to live at while visiting for Nascar. We had a blast and made lots of fun memories. I hope we can come back someday.

5/31 Guests from Sarasota, Fl. & Canadinsis, Pa. A lovely home in a lovely setting.
Sounds like everyone who meets you, loves you & we're no exception!! Love you guys

6/7 Guests from Flatrock, NC - This was so exciting for us to do a "boat" vacation. We just bought it and, with your lovely home as ours for the week, EVERYTHING was wonderful!! Carol & John, you are such sweet people and our lives are richer because of meeting folks such as yourselves. Thank You!

6/21 Thank you so much for allowing us to have a wonderful vacation here on Lake Norman. Your home is so comfortable & lovely. We were able to try out our new boat & master our captaining skills! Daisy & Molly loved it here. Hope to be back & live here some day. Thank you again

7/12 Guests from Pfafftown, NC. Just a note to say thank you for a great place to vacation. It's great when your fun babies can join you in the fun. Thanks again for the hospitality. We didn't need a thing. God Bless you & hope to see you again.

7/19 Guests from Crown Point Indiana Carol & John, our stay here was wonderful and we hate to leave. The house was perfect; everything we could need was here. The serenity of the surroundings makes this a perfect retreat. We had other families who rented other places on the lake agree ours was by far the best all-around. Thank you for everything you provided and for the cleanliness of the house.

8/2 Guests from Belpri, Ohio Thank you for sharing your beautiful house with us. We really enjoyed our week there. Hate to leave. The lake is so peaceful. Hope to see you next year.

8/9 Guests from Virginia - We had an excellent vacation here on the lake. Thank you for the use of this lovely home. It was comfortable for us all. We swam off the dock, fished, triked and used our jet ski. It was a week of fun had by all, including the ducks down by the dock. Thank you again.

8/16 Serenity! That is what we experienced. This is a wonderful location. The house is perfect, we wanted for nothing! The water was perfect everyday.

9/8 Guests from Landenberg, PA. Had a great, relaxing week - didn't even mind the break in the drought - who cares if it rains when you are busy relaxing!!
Even looked for a house for future retirement.

9/13 Guests from Lakeland Fl. We had a perfect week! Got to go to the races & relaxed the rest of the week.

9/27 Guests from NJ - We had an excellent vacation. We swam just about every day. The screened in porch was great! We loved the ducks.

10/5 Thanks so much for the use of your lovely home. Even though it rained some of the week, we saw all the race shops & ate some really good food and also the race. The setting was so peaceful & beautiful. Thanks Again!

10/12 Guests from No. Canton, OH Thanks so much for having such a nice lake house. The privacy and view are wonderful. I was able to see my very first Nascar Race while here, and I loved it!! You proided a nice relaxing environment and it made my vacation very enjoyable.

11/21 Well, it was another wonderful visit for Thanksgiving in your wonderful home. We had the grandkids & we celebrated his 1st birthday here. The weather was colder than lst year but we didn't mind. We huddled by the fire and celebrated family time together.
We hope to make this a yearly tradition.
Area Information
Lake Norman itself is the main attraction with 32,510 acres and 520
miles of shoreline and of course its compendium of over 11
restaurants which are easily accessible by boat for enjoying a drink
or meal on their inside and outside facilities overlooking the lake.

Cruises on the Catawba Queen at nearby Queen's Landing, which also
has dining, bumper boats, two putt putt courses, tennis courts and
summertime bands. Lake Norman State Park nearby has hiking trails,
picnic areas, campgrounds and 13 miles of shoreline for boating
access. Swimming beach at Lake Norman State Park is open from April
1 to October 31.

You are only 12 miles from Mooresville (Race City) and Stumpy Creek
Park, which has walking track, picnic shelters, three soccer fields,
three baseball/softball fields, 9 hole golf course and boat landing
for boat launching.

You are only 35 miles to
Charlotte, the Queen City & Carolina Panthers NFL Football,
Charlotte NBA Bobcats, Charlotte Knights baseball, Lowes Motor

The Ashville Mountains & Biltmore house approx. 2 hrs

There are many restaurants and plenty of shopping nearby in
Mooresville and Birkdale Village.

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Availability Calendar



Begins Ends Week
Weekly Monthly Min
Sep 17 2016 Oct 01 2016 - - $700 - 1 Week
Oct 08 2016 Oct 15 2016 - - $650 - 1 Week
Nov 11 2016 Mar 31 2017 $150 $165 $550 - 3 Nights
Apr 01 2017 May 27 2017 - - $850 - 1 Week
May 27 2017 Jun 17 2017 - - $950 - 1 Week
Jun 25 2017 Aug 12 2017 - - $1,200 - 1 Week
Aug 13 2017 Aug 19 2017 - - $1,000 - 1 Week
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Deposits: Reserve with 50% deposit
Payment Options: Cashier's Check, Money Order, Personal Check
Other Fees: All rates do not include holidays or race weeks Cleaning $90 Pet Fee $80 per dog per week ($50 per week per dog for very small dogs) (non refundable) Refundable (No damage/loss)Security Deposit $200



  • Beds

  • 1 King Bed
  • 1 Queen Bed
  • 1 Double Bed
  • Features

  • Air Conditioning
  • Full Kitchen
  • Lakefront
  • Porch
  • Beach Chairs
  • Garage
  • Linens Provided
  • Screened Porch
  • Dock/Boat Slip
  • Heating
  • Parking Included
  • View (Lake)
  • Fireplace
  • High Speed Internet
  • Pet Friendly
  • Waterfront
  • Appliances

  • Blender
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Gas Grill
  • Oven
  • TV (Cable/Satellite)
  • Coffee Maker
  • Ice Maker
  • Radio
  • Toaster
  • DVD Player
  • Iron
  • Refrigerator (Full)
  • Washer/Dryer
  • Activities

  • Boating
  • Bicycling
    (<1 mile)
  • Grocery Store
    (2 miles)
  • Movie Theater
    (10 miles)
  • Fishing
  • Jet Skiing
    (<1 mile)
  • Golf
    (5 miles)
  • Shopping Area
    (10 miles)
  • Lake
  • Restaurant
    (<1 mile)
  • Park
    (5 miles)
  • Water Park
    (20 miles)
  • Sailing
  • Live Entertainment
    (1 mile)

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Reviews (6)

Reviews for this vacation home rental in Lake Norman, North Carolina

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6 reviews
Donald Martin

Nice quite retreat

Donald Martin

Hendersonville NC

Nice quite retreat

September 3, 2016

Situated on a quite cove that is ideal for recreational kayak or canoe paddlers, if you have a motorboat there its access to the main lake but take nav. equipment and a chart of the lake as it is a big one. The house is very clean with modern appliances and is wheelchair accessible but once inside there are large archways for easy access to kitchen and living room but it has wall to wall carpet which is hard to push a wheelchair when the occopant 240 lbs. Also the bathrooms have regular size doors which caused us a problem, ok if you have a light person or child that you can pick up and put on the toilet. There is good air condition and lots of hot water. The path down to the lake could do with some improvements as it was hard to get down, at least for me. There is ia dock that you can swim off or launch small boats and not far from the house there is a public launch ramp on Rt. 150 if you have a larger boat. The area is great if you are a NASCAR fan, which I am not, there are tours to see the race team garages and in town there is a car museum that has a good display of old cars and NASCAR race cars. Also not far there is an old plantation house and grounds as well as a Rapture refuge which is interesting. We only ate out once and that was a Big Daddy's seafood and steakhouse, you can't miss it as it is on Rt.150 and has race cars on the roof, prime rib is their special on Wed. and is very good, the seafood was also very good I was told by the others in our party. Lots of shopping near by, all the supermarkets and big box stores are near by and you are not out in the boondocks with nowhere to shop All said and done we enjoyed our stay as did our dogs who could run on the side yard next door the is owned by the landlords. I would recommend this house to anyone who want a quite place with no one around to annoy you or bother your inn any way.

Juergen Schmidt

Phantastic holidays

Juergen Schmidt

Sherrills Ford, North Carolina, Redbird Lane USA

Phantastic holidays

June 8, 2015

My husband and i are Germans and therefore my English is not so good... We enjoyed our stay so much because the house was so large, well in "Outfit", large terrace, very close to the lake. We didn´t miss anything!!

carole picariello

Owner's reply:

Hi Dorothea and Juergen - Thank you so much for taking the time to do a review for us. We really appreciate it and are so pleased when people enjoy our home as much as we do. We fell in love with the view, the screened in porch, the large dock, the acre setting on the lake & the home. I am American but lived in the UK and Paris for almost 35 years and loved every minute of it. My husband, as you know is English. Again, thank you for the review & we hope to see you again.
Carole & John

Lauren Zuckerman-Booth

Privacy on a lake

Lauren Zuckerman-Booth

Huntsville, AL

Privacy on a lake

April 26, 2015

The house was perfect. It was private and had plenty of room for my husband and me ... and our dogs. There was wifi, cell service, and direct tv in most rooms ... and, actually, 4 more people could have easily stayed there. The washer and dryer was great to have. We especially loved the huge back porch that is enclosed and has screens. There are tables to eat there overlooking the lake. We would definitely stay there again since there are no negatives.

carole picariello

Owner's reply:

Hi Laauren

Thanks so much for the review. We really appreciate your taking the time to do a review, and are so pleased you enjoyed our home as much as we do.

We enjoyed having you both stay and hope to see you again.

Carole & John Beardon

Timothy VanDuzer

Fun on the lake

Timothy VanDuzer


Fun on the lake

February 12, 2015

Pat and Fred are very nice landlords. They have made a beautiful vacation home stocked with all that is needed to enjoy a month away from the snow of Ohio. The weather, though not really warm, was bright and sunny for 20 of the 27 days we stayed here. We enjoyed the walking around the nice residential area near the home. As for quiet and relaxing, there was plenty. Our friends enjoyed coming to see us and we had plenty of room to entertain them. We have already committed to staying again next January and February and are very much looking forward to it. Thanks again for keeping such a nice home away from home.

Sharon Eves

Beautiful Lake Norman

Sharon Eves

Oak Island, NC

Beautiful Lake Norman

November 25, 2012

A quaint home on a small inlet of Lake Norman, at the top of the lake on the quiet side. Very peaceful, dog friendly and plenty of space to roam...Last house on the lane. Carole and John are very friendly and helpful.

Harvey Gerber

House on Sparkling Lake

Harvey Gerber

Beverly Hills, Florida

House on Sparkling Lake

August 2, 2011

Our grown family of 4 enjoyed our 5 day stay at this comfortable house. The landlord came immediately to restore the TV connection when this minor mishap occurred. The various boats and welcoming note with courtesy bottle of wine were appreciated. We swam every day and rented a ski boat as recommended in the clearly written guest manual. A very positive experience. We will return again from our home in Florida because our daughter will be working in Charlottee for the next few years. Harvey Gerber

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