Swim, Paddle and Relax at These Lake House Vacation Rentals

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Ready for a break and thinking about a lake house vacation? We have a list of amazing vacation homes on lakes that you can rent for your next family vacation! Loaded with peace, tranquility and amenities for the family, these vacation rentals are perfect for a spring break trip or a weekend away.

These lake home rentals are all nearby in North Carolina, South Carolina or Georgia.

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Find more vacation rentals near lakes in this list of vacation rentals that provide kayaks, canoes, and other water toys.

This article includes:
Lake Home Vacation Rentals in South Carolina
Lake Home Vacation Rentals in Georgia
Lake Home Vacation Rentals in North Carolina

Close your eyes. 

Sit back, and imagine you are sitting on the deck of a lake house, with an ice-cold sweet tea in your hand. The kids are playing and you don’t have a care in the world. 

Sounds nice, doesn’t it? Well, you can make that dream a reality with one of these lakeside rentals, that are not far from home! There are multi-family sized options and some that will have you enjoying water sports all day on the lake or a relaxing in the hot tub. 

Lake House Vacation Rentals in South Carolina

West Union, South Carolina 
Relaxing Lake Front Getaway

This lakeside home is full of fabulous family amenities including multiple decks, one with a screen, dock for swimming and fishing, a ping pong table and more! It’s also the perfect destination for a Clemson Fan, just a short drive to Clemons for games!

Photo Credit: Airbnb
Photo Credit: Relaxing Lake Front Getaway, West Union SC – VRBO
  • 6 Bedrooms, 3.5 baths 
  • 16 Guests 
  • Located on Lake Keowee, with a boat dock 
  • Beautiful views of the lake from 3 decks and a fire pit with seating 
  • Hot tub
  • Book the Relaxing Lake Front Getaway

Sunset, SC
North Side of Lake Keowee, Private Cove

This vacation home sits alongside a stunning private cove on Lake Keowee. Kayaks are included to explore the cove, and the home itself is full of games and things to do, including a ping pong table.

Lake Keowee Home, Photo Credit VRBO

Lake House Vacation Rental in Georgia

Hartwell, Georgia 
Live The Lake Life

You will never want to leave the water with the provided kayaks and SUPs! That’s a shame because this beautiful house has lots of room to relax. 

Photo Credit: Airbnb
Photo Credit: Live The Lake Life, Hartwell GA – VRBO
  • 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths 
  • 8 Guests 
  • Located on the Georgia side of Lake Hartwell and situated over deep water to accommodate a boat at the dock 
  • Rental includes the use of provided kayaks, SUPs, grill, and dock 
  • Book Live The Lake Life on VRBO.

Lake House Vacation Rental in North Carolina

Lake Lure, North Carolina 
Cottage at Lake Lure

This cottage is perfect if you want to be near the lake with plenty to do off the lake. The home provides plenty of dry fun opportunities; a pool table, foosball table, koi pond, and more! 

Photo Credit: Airbnb
Photo Credit: Cottage at Lake Lure, Lake Lure NC -VRBO
  • 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath 
  • 8 Guests 
  • Located on Lake Lure, in a quiet neighborhood
  • The huge covered outdoor area includes a dining table and outdoor kitchen using a “Big Green Egg.” 
  • Book Cottage at Lake Lure on VRBO.

Lake Lure, NC
Lakefront with Wood-burning Fireplace

We love the outdoor wood-burning fireplace at this lakefront home in Lake Lure. THe home is perfect for a large family or a couple of families and even comes with canoes to use on the lake!

  • 3 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms
  • Sleeps 11
  • Lakefront on Lake Lure
  • Wood-burning fireplace
  • Canoes available
  • Fish on the lake if you have a NC fishing license
  • Book Lakefront with Woodburning Fireplace on VRBO

Looking for more fabulous vacation rental options?

About the Author
Melanie is a native New Yorker, who landed in the Upstate by way of Florida. She is the mom of two awesome kids, and the three of them love going on adventures!

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