7.9 miles from Lake Royale
Our home is situated on 2.5 acres of tropical landscaped waterfront property, our home was planned to be a vacation retreat from the time the hosts built the custom home in 2000. It’s a large 8000+ sq ft estate home immaculately maintained and boasts almost every amenity you could dream of! Two well-mannered dogs will greet you as new friends when arriving. The property is fully fenced and gated so that only guests have access to the can be assured of privacy! The lakefront is landscaped with palm trees, banana trees, and lush bermuda lawn that looks and feels like carpet.
We only book to one guest/couple/group at a time so you are the only guests staying at our home and have ample privacy. We do live in our home and give you whatever level of privacy you desire. We have 10+ booking options for 1-12+ guests (detailed in the rates section) that scale based on number of guests and bedrooms utilized allowing us to keep rates as low as possible for all. Please review and choose the best option. If you need any other scenario, please contact us and we can work up a custom quote for you.
What better way to spend your day than lounging in the sunshine and privacy of The Resort! The Resort is a comfortable and relaxing oasis that is perfect for any stay ranging from a quick getaway to an extended holiday. Traveling on business? What better place to stay than where you can relax and be ready for business the next day!
The Resort is located 40 minutes east of RDU International Airport and convenient to the many attractions of the fast growing Raleigh Durham area.
The large saltwater pool is seasonally heated, and very good for the skin, hair, and eyes... 9’ deep on one end with diving board and 3’ deep on other for wading and socializing. Pool patio and adjacent cabana is large and contains table sitting for 16. Eight pool chaises are lined up by pool for tanning and relaxing. A variety of pool floats are available for your enjoyment. Adjacent to the pool and cabana is the cabana kitchen, a full kitchen (stove, oven, microwave, dishwasher, side by side refrigerator, stack washer/dryer), and a convenient bar top/sliding window to serve guests. Adjacent to the pool is a small beach with fire pit to warm up to after exiting the pool at night, roast a hot dog, or make smores. Pool décor and landscaping is tropical and rivals any Caribbean resort complete with statues, mermaids, and spitting fountains. Enjoy the barrel Sauna after exiting the pool on a cool night. Feed the Koi fish and enjoy the sound of the waterfall. Cabana has its own professional DJ system, mixing board, powered speakers, subwoofer, and even mics for Karaoke… just plug in your phone and enjoy! Adjacent to the cabana is the pool bathroom, changing area equipped with massage table.
The Main level
Primary kitchen is on the main floor and available for guest use. Adjacent pantry and laundry. dining room, 2 story open den complete with large screen TV and professional home theater. Double sided see through fireplace borders the large 2 story solarium filled with live plants and an indoor hot tub. Adjacent to the solarium is a screen porch to enjoy. The host suite is on the first floor as well as the main 4 car garage.
Three Guest bedrooms are available, one with a full private bath and two that share a full bath. Each room is large and completely furnished.
Queen size bed, ceiling fan, large closet, bathroom (shared with bedroom #2 if occupied)
King size bed, ceiling fan, large closet, bathroom (shared with bedroom #1 if occupied)
Queen size bed, ceiling fan, large closet, private bathroom
The Pirates Pub 1200 sq ft game room, bar, brewery, winery, and club reside on the southern end of the 2nd story and contains a poker table, fireplace, pool table, ping pong, foosball, basketball, beer pong, darts, etc. and bathroom. Décor rivals any bar you have ever visited complete with over 50 bar signs, flags, neon signs, led signs, crown led lighting, stop light, etc. Hosts collect beer and have over 650 different craft beers displayed above the dance floor looking up at the full DJ station. Dance floor has a full DJ lighting setup and even an exercise pole (some call it a stripper pole). Large 50” 4k flat screen TV overlooks the dance floor and perfectly visible from the large leather sofa adjacent to the pool table. The Bar is a professional full bar with 4 taps and a large true bar cooler stocked with beer and spirits (note by law we cannot furnish or sale alcohol but you are welcome to BYOB and utilize the bar responsibly). The bar is complete with a full stove/oven, microwave, dishwasher, icemaker, as well as a brewery and winery equipment (we make our own wine and beer on site). Large sliding window in bar allows serving to guests outside on the large upper deck over 30’ above the pool, with great views of the lake, and perfect for star gazing at night via our telescope. Upper deck sits 8 at the main table and 2 at the bartop/bar window. A 16’ tall spiral staircase takes you down to the 2nd floor just outside the screen porch and allows easy access down to the pool. From the dance floor, you can take the spiral staircase up to the 3rd floor, to the DJ booth. The DJ booth contains a nice private lounging area.
The Spa is on the third floor and contains a massage table, pedicure chair, barber chair, inversion table, full bathroom, a flat screen TV, and a good selection of massage, yoga, tantra, etc, DVDs. Massages and or introduction massage classes, pedicures, etc. can be booked, best if done in advance of your stay to guarantee availability.
Feel free to enjoy the lake or relax on the boat dock. Lake is stocked with bass, brim, etc. and lots of fun for the fisherman… 12’ Jon boat is optional for the experienced serious fisherman or casual fishing can be enjoyed from seawall. Canoe, kayaks, and stand up paddle boards are available for lake exploration with plenty of wildlife from cranes to eagles to view. Skiing, wakeboarding, etc. can be arranged with local professionals for an additional fee.
• Kuerig Coffee. Breakfast options are available for a small charge
Technology and Entertainment
• High speed internet throughout the property
• Home Theater in Main Den with large DVD collection
• Flat screen TV and individual satellite receiver in each bedroom
Other onsite activities
• Badminton in pool (guest favorite)
• Corn Hole by the pool
• Ladder Golf by the pool
• Roast hot dogs or make smores on beach by pool
• Grill dinner by the pool
• Enjoy survivor beach with Flintstone furniture and fire pit
• Crochet on the lush Bermuda lawn that looks and feels like carpet
• Karaoke (by pool or in pirates pub)
• Pole exercise/dancing in pirates pub
• Treadmill for exercise
• Guests are not allowed to bring pets
- We have 2 well behaved cats inside
- We have 2 outside dogs that are friendly
• No smoking/vaping inside property. All smoking materials must be properly disposed of when smoking outside
• No glass around or in pool or hot tub
• Guests cannot have non-booked guests over to property without prior approval from owners
Recommended Restaurants nearby
• Southland Steak House
• Cattails Restaurant
• McLeans Ole Time Cafe
• San Jose Mexican
• Wangs Bistro
• Delivery - Howes your Pizza
Recommended local activities
• Triangle Skydiving Center - Skydiving
• Five County Stadium - Mudcats baseball
• Kindred Spirits Farm Inc - Horseback riding
• Above & Beyond Hot Air Balloon Rides
• Norris Creek Amphitheater
• Hill Ridge Farms
• Biker Barn Motorcycle Store
• Robertson Millpond Preserve
• Tar River Life
• Neuse Adventures - Canoe & Kayak
• Oak City Brewing Company
• Deep River
• Big Boss
• White Street
• Neuse River
• Rocky Mount Mill
• Hinnant Farms Vineyard
• Smithfield Outlet Mall
• Triangle Town Center
• North Hills
• Crabtree Mall