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Executive lakefront Pool home featuring 2 master suites,Optional luxury pontoon

Bedrooms 4
Space 260 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 8 nights


About the property

Four bedroom, 3 bath ranch home with two master suites and large 18' X 40' pool

This elegant Executive home with two master suites is located in the quaint town of Chapin, SC and is conveniently located within 30 minutes of downtown Columbia with a perfect blend of country and city with close proximity to restaurants, movie theaters, golfing, etc. THE BIG CHILL is appropriately named because of all it has to offer and is the perfect place to 'drop off the grid' for your family vacation. Featuring stunning views of the big lake from a large covered deck, you will enjoy an enormous 18' X 40' in ground pool, boating and incredible fishing for largemouth bass, striped bass, crappie, bream and catfish from a 10' X 20' floating platform off the dock.

We also offer, for an additional fee, a 25' luxury pontoon with a Yamaha 150HP motor - perfect for water skiing, tubing, fishing or just a family cruise to one of several top notch restaurants - all only a short boat ride away. This boat comfortably seats up to 12 people with a built in fish finder, GPS to cruise the entire lake without fear of getting lost and a high end stereo system to complement your boat trip. The boat is conveniently moored at the dock in your back yard so it offers a hassle free experience - just load up your crew and take to the water!! For those of you unfamiliar to Lake Murray it is 41 miles long, 14 miles wide at its widest point, covers 78 square miles and has 649 miles of shoreline to explore - plenty to keep you busy for an entire week!

Additional in water amenities included are two kayaks and paddle boards for an early morning sunrise expedition to watch the world wake up. Also local striped bass guide is available and will pick you up on the dock for an awesome fishing experience. (Rocky Bottom Fishing Guide Service - see his Facebook page)

More Details

Property Manager
Ashley McDonald
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time
Within a day
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
27 July, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Chapin, South Carolina

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 260 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure , Master suite #1
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure , Master suite #2
  • Four spacious bedrooms, three located on lake side with French doors that open to a large deck.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed , Master suite #1 of 2
    Bedroom 4 - 1 large double bed , Queen Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 double bed , 2 single bed , Two Double Beds, two single beds (Trundle)
    Bedroom 2 - 1 extra lg. double bed , 2 sofa bed/futon , Master suite #2 of 2, sectional sleeper sofa, sleeps 2
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • sailing
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Executive lakefront Pool home featuring 2 master suites,Optional luxury pontoon
average rating of 4.9444447 based on 36 reviews

Great vacation house, we had a wonderful time.

  • 5 of 5

Fishing was not good-to hot. The house and the pontoon where wonderful, everyone had a great time. We would love to come back sometime.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very clean, well equipped with all essentials, and property owners wonderful and easy to contact!

  • 5 of 5

This is our second year coming to this wonderful lakefront property! 7 adults and 7 kids with plenty to do for all! Close to a grocery store and restaurants or a nice kitchen to cook in. The pool is such a great addition for when the kids are tired from all the lake activities. The covered porch or gazebo is nice to sit and watch the kids out of the sun. Thank you again for such a relaxing and fun vacation!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Sandra for being such a wonderful guest. I see you have already booked next year for a third year in a row - THANK YOU!!!
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  • 5 of 5

My wife, myself and 9 family members really enjoyed the stay that we had. The weather was wonderful as well as our hosts, Bill and Ashley. They were great to work with from beginning to end.

It was probably the most relaxing vacation ever. Everything was well stocked and shopping was close by. The tubing for the kids was especially fun as was the fishing My granddaughter said it was the best place that we have been. Hopefully we will be able to return someday!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

This was our 2nd year and it was better then we remember. The whole family comes

and the grandchildren all say the want to move there. House is beautiful and has everything that you need, including all the toys for the pool for the kids.

We just book our trip for next year. Can't wait!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent Experience

  • 5 of 5

If your family is looking for a home that IS what it SAYS - you have found it. Bill and Cindy were so concerned with us enjoying their property that we have EVERY intention of trying to return ASAP. My wife and I along with my mother and our four kids stayed for two glorious weeks. It is the best family vacation (other than Hawaii) we have ever had. Bill met us at the house and made sure every questions was answered. He and/or Cindy were available on a moment's notice for any question. I am seldom impressed. These people and their home impressed me.

Steven Layne - stayed late May and early June of 2017

  • Review Submitted: Jun 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Steven for your kind words. Cindy and I are elated we met your expectations and see you have already booked for next year. You have a wonderful family and are PERFECT guests! See you in June 2018!
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A beautiful home for sharing with family!

  • 5 of 5

Our family, especially the five grandchildren ages 12 - 18, loved the pool! This was our third year renting and we noticed the improvements made since last year immediately! The dock now has railings all the way to the floating dock and there is a wonderful gazebo with a table and chairs under it right next to the pool. This became the favorite hang-out place for the grands. Having the pontoon boat there provided many hours of skiing, tubing and wake boarding for them!

I only have one concern. Since we were the ones "footing the bill" for the week, our children wanted us to stay in the beautiful master suite. As the entire bathroom is tiled in dark brown slate it would be so helpful to have better lighting over the sinks. The lights are pointed towards the ceiling and cast very little illumination over the sinks. When I went into the hall bathroom it was so much brighter! I found I had to stand at the French doors in our bedroom to put on my male-up.

We will definitely return next year!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: WOW - three years in a row! Thank you so much for your loyalty and support and thank you for taking such good care of The Big Chill. I will relay your concerns about the master bath lighting to Cindy and will address it. We always appreciate our guests comments on how we can make your experience the best possible - it can only make us better. Hope to see you again in 2018! Update- Linda, the light fixture in the Master bath has been changed and is very bright!! Thank you again for your valuable input.
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Nearest Airport
22 Miles
Columbia, SC
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Chapin Chop House
Nearest Beach
130 Miles
Charleston, SC

This is a boater's paradise featuring fantastic freshwater fishing, water sports including skiing, tubing, kayaking and paddle boarding. Travel by boat to a premier lakeside golf course and nearby restaurants and bars. Two hours to the Blue Ridge mountains and two hours to historic Charleston, SC. Enjoy the historic tour, fantastic culinary experiences and beautiful beaches.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Chapin, South Carolina

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Peak Season
12 May 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
Off Season
16 Sep 2017 - 9 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
Thanksgiving Week
18 Nov 2017 - 25 Nov 2017
8 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Christmas Week
22 Dec 2017 - 29 Dec 2017
8 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Peak Season
11 May 2018 - 14 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning A$250.08 + Tax
Property Damage Protection A$123.79
Tax Rate 8.0%

Luxury pontoon rental as follows: Rental available for length of stay only - no daily rentals.
Weekly in season pontoon rental is $1,450 /week.
Off season 3 day rate is $650.00.
Pricing includes life vests, towable, tow rope.
Daily Pontoon rental not available.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made
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