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Hummingbird Haven

Hummingbird Haven

Overview

Property Details

Updated: Dec 6, 2014
House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 9 Sleeps

Lakefront rancher on Lyons Creek (SW Quad), just off main lake. Great location!!!

Comfortable 3 bedroom, 2 bath home built for year-round living. Double boathouse with large swim platform and one boat lift available for renters.

There is also a floating buoy for small boats or a jet ski.

NEW FOR 2010 - Garapa hardwood decking on boat dock/swim platform.

NEW FOR 2011- Master bath totally remodeled, large tiled shower - see our pics!

NEW FOR 2013 -New community boat ramp & dock; large screen TV.

Very private yard, large covered porch overlooking lake.

Flat lot with sandy shoreline - great for children (but water shoes are recommended).

No smoking.

Master Bedroom (lakeside) has 1 queen bed, 1 double bed, private

bath w/large tiled shower

Bedroom #2 has queen bed

Bedroom #3 has 2 twin beds + rollaway

Linens not provided.

Unfinished basement w/garage door access includes sink, counter and extra refrigerator, pingpong & pool table.

Email us for more photos of this wonderful property!

More Details
  • Sleeps 9
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pets welcome

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Hummingbird Haven
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7031774
+1 -410-666-1562
Lake Gaston North Carolina Piedmont
5

Great house, great weekend

  • 5 of 5
I cannot say enough good things about our dealings with Veda. She was a gem to work with. Prompt with her replies to our questions, prompt getting the key to us, and just a good communicator. The house was clean, had plenty of cooking utensils and dishes, beds were comfortable, there was ample seating for people for meals and overall, the place was perfect for us - more than enough space for 4 people and 2 Labs. We are very familiar with the lake and liked the central location of the property on the lake and the calm cove it is on. It was very close to a previous home we had in our family for many years. Hummingbird Haven did not disappoint us in any way. There was plenty of space to relax inside or out on the deck or the pier. It was wonderful that a boat lift was provided for renters and that the very close neighborhood boat ramp was available. We had sunny, beautiful days throughout the weekend, but then on the day we were leaving, it rained very hard for hours. Having that boat ramp so close was so helpful since we did not have to ride all the way to the marina in the pouring rain to load the boat onto the trailer. Even on that very rainy day, the hummingbirds came to feed at the feeders on the porch every few minutes. They were fun to watch. Our family always enjoys the warm LKG water and the recreation the lake provides. Our 2 Labs had a blast retrieving their toys from the lake and swam to exhaustion. Again, a wonderful thing that Veda and Michael make their home dog friendly. It is a perfect place to bring your pooch if you have one and the basement is the ideal place for them to dry off and chill out. We brought our dogs' crates for the basement and they were quite content. Once they were dry, we felt comfortable letting them come upstairs. The ping pong table and pool table were also a big hit with our family and provided late night fun. The entire rental experience was a positive one for our family and we highly recommend Hummingbird Haven. Thank you Veda and Michael.
  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Hummingbird Haven
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7031774
+1 -410-666-1562
Lake Gaston North Carolina Piedmont
Carson, VA
5

Great Vacation!!

  • 5 of 5
Started talking to Veda late Feb. She answered every email in a timely fashion. It was hard to find a house that's pet friendly and have a area for a child to play. Well we found the perfect one. The house has woods bordering both sides and it makes a great barrier for your dog. Water is in the 5ft range at the end of the dock and drops quickly from there. Very nice dock and boat house. Boat ramp is only 3 boat houses down. We actually tubed in the creek. Plenty of room. House is very clean and comfortable. We had 6 adults and a 3 year old for most of the week and then 8 adults with the child for two days and had plenty of room. Very nice basement with ping pong and pool table. We caught countless perch, bream and catfish off of dock. As well as great success for bass in the rest of the creek. Last but not least. I fully understand why they call it Hummingbird Haven. They are everywhere around the house!!!
  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Hummingbird Haven
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7031774
+1 -410-666-1562
Lake Gaston North Carolina Piedmont
Fredericksburg
4

Great House!

  • 4 of 5
We stayed at Hummingbird Haven for 7 nights and we had a total of 8 people in our family! It was perfect for 8. We had plenty of beds and plenty of room. The house is nice and clean. The property was clean and well-maintained. Very private backyard with a great dock and boat house. We loved the fire pit and made smores practically every night. We only went out to eat one night at the Tiki Hut and the food was good. Food Lion grocery store is only 15 minutes away along with the ABC store. Pay Jay's is a little convenient store about 10 minutes away. It was a great place for bait and little odds and ends. The house had plenty of games and movies which the kids loved. It was one of the most relaxing vacations we have ever taken. We went out on our boat every day and my husband and kids enjoyed fishing off the dock. The kids had a great time playing in the water as well. The water was shallow and it was like having our own private little lake. I would definitley recommend hummingbird Haven to a friend.
  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
business
Hummingbird Haven
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7031774
+1 -410-666-1562
Lake Gaston North Carolina Piedmont
Greenville NC
5

Hummingbird Heaven!

  • 5 of 5
While it could sleep nine, we really didn't need that much capacity. This year we had four adults; last year we had six adults. It was plenty of room. And there is a big basement with a ping pong table and pool table. The ping pong table got play time but we never had time, or the energy after a day on the lake, to get around to the pool table. Just nice to know that if it had rained we would have had a backup plan. Speaking of rain, it did rain at least once each trip. At night. Excellent timing. We had a nearby ramp to put the boat in, the dock has an open slip with a lift for guest boats (nice for the rain and for when folks come down on fast boats/jetskis making waves). Never took it out of the water the whole week. Got more boating in a week than we do taking it to the river the rest of the summer. This is why we were there.
There are fences in the thick treed spaces between this house and the two neighbors so we could safely take the dog out to play off-leash in the lot between the house and the lake. All there got lots of fresh air and exercise. And laughter to keep you going for weeks!
The bathrooms have been remodeled and are VERY clean and comfortable. Bedrooms and all other areas have ceiling fans. Wonderful porch/deck overlooking the water. You could just chill and hear the hummingbirds before they made it to the feeders.
Didn't like the 20 min drive the nearest grocery store (or the extremely limited selection) but if you pack plenty of water, ice and food in the first trip, you might be able to get by with just one more trip. Veda keeps some supplies there. You won't walk in and not have so much as a paper napkin to use to dry your hands. I make sure to leave some of our paper goods when we go to pass it on.
Only took 288 photos and video clips this year! Hope you have a memorable time, too!
  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: It's nice to know that our guests enjoy and appreciate our property. We were renters for many years, and know how hard it can be to find a good place. We strive to keep Hummingbird Haven in tip top shape!
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Hummingbird Haven
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7031774
+1 -410-666-1562
Lake Gaston North Carolina Piedmont
Chesapeake, VA
5

Great home for us!

  • 5 of 5
The owner Veda is very kind and so quick to respond to my inquiry regarding the rental of the home. Hummingbird Haven proved to be a great vacation home for my family. I had difficulty finding a place that is nice, affordable and pet friendly, this home has all of these features and more. The view of lake is spectacular, the dock and boat lifts very nice, the flat lot, short distance to water and gentle sloped swimming area is great for young children and dogs who like to swim. It is very well maintained and equipped with everything one could ever need. It is located on a quiet cove area of the lake with beautiful homes surrounding it. We really enjoyed dining at Watersview Restaurant at Eaton Ferry Bridge which is a very close boat ride from the home. Great Food!! The only drawback is its' distance (about 20-30 minutes) from a supermarket but if you bring plenty of food that is not a problem at all! Would definitely return and recommend it highly.
  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2010
  • Stayed: Jun 2010
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities

Location

Activity and Interests

Boating, swimming, fishing, birdwatching, or just relaxing. Lyons

Creek location is a great central location - popular area for skiing, wakeboarding, or tubing.

Availability

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Rental rates

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Notes

  • Nightly Rate: $235 - $260

    Weekly Rate: $1050 - $1500

    Monthly Rate: $1750 - $1750


  • 2014 Rates

    Through May 10: $1,050/week or $235/night (3-night min)
    May 10 - June 28: $1,250/week or $260/night (3-night min)
    June 28 - July 12: $1,500/week
    July 12 - Aug 30: $1,400/week
    Aug 30- Oct 18: $1,250/week or $260/night (3-night min)
    Oct 18 - Dec 31: $1,050/week or $235/night (3-night min)
    Pet Fee (nonrefundable): $125/week or $25/night

    Rates include cleaning fee, 6.75% NC taxes are extra.
    $250 security/damage deposit required.
    Ask about discounts for multiple week bookings.
    Monthly rentals available off season: $1,750 + utilities.

    50% deposit to reserve; balance due 30 days prior to arrival.

    Rents Saturday-Saturday
    Check-in after 4PM, check-out by 11AM

    Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

Amenities

Property Type

  • house

Theme

  • Family

Suitability

  • pets considered

Bathrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1
  • Bathroom 2

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3

Notes:

  • Central Heat/AC On Demand Hot Water heater -never run out! Full kitchen with dishwasher, microwave, icemaker, coffee maker Washer/Dryer Satellite TV, VCR/DVD in Living Room Extra TV/VCR Combo in bedroom (no Satellite) Extensive video library, lots of books, puzzles, games Stereo System Weber Charcoal Grill Firepit Huge covered lakeside porch Ceiling Fans in every room Extra Refrigerator/Sink/Counter area in basement Telephone Wireless Internet
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