8 stunning Airbnbs on the lake, starting at $300 a night

8 stunning Airbnbs on the lake, starting at $300 a night
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Looking for a way to soak in the last few weeks of summer? Book a waterfront Airbnb in Lake Norman or Lake Wylie, both under 45 minutes from Charlotte.

Houses on the list all have waterfront views. They range in price from $300 to $1,000 a night for the entire house. (All photos are courtesy the Airbnb listings.)


Shoreway Cove

Why we love it: If you’ve got a big family or quarantine crew, this is the spot for you. It sleeps 16 guests, and it has a giant pool with a hot tub, lake views, and tons of outdoor living space.

  • Location: Huntersville
  • Features: Spacious rooms, pool and hot tub, lake views, optimal outdoor living
  • Space: 16 guests, 4 bedrooms (13 beds), 5.5 baths
  • Cost: $679 per night

Shoreway Cove


Southern Breeze

Why we love it: The ultimate lake vacation, you’ve got waterfront views from multiple rooms in the house, a spacious dock and outdoor living area, a fire pit by the lake, and some water toys included, like stand-up paddle boards.

  • Location: Sherrills Ford
  • Features: Lake views, outdoor living space, fire pit, kayak and stand-up paddle boards included
  • Space: 12 guests, 5 bedrooms (8 beds), 3.5 baths
  • Cost: $575 per night

southern breeze

LKN Waterfront Luxury Home

Why we love it: This rental comes with a private beach (with a fire pit), hot tub, paddleboards, and kayaks. Plus, the outdoor dining space is a great spot to have a sunset al fresco dinner.

  • Location: Mooresville
  • Features: Updated interior, private beach (with a fire pit), hot tub, paddle boards, kayaks
  • Space: 10 guests, 4 bedrooms (7 beds), 2.5 baths
  • Cost: $333+ per night

LKN Waterfront Luxury Home

Strawberry Breeze

Why we love it: There’s plenty of space for your entire family, plus a private dock, beach, and sprawling porch with a hot tub to soak in the last weeks of warmer weather. (Or cozy up under a blanket once cooler weather hits.)

  • Location: Denver
  • Features: Private beach and dock, sunroom with lake views, uncovered deck with hot tub, tons of space
  • Space: 16 guests, 5 bedrooms ( 11 beds), 3 baths
  • Cost: $460+ per night

Strawberry Breeze beach

Strawberry Breeze porch

Strawberry Breeze hot tub


Why we love it: Want to live in luxury for a night? This Lakefront home should do it. Its Nantucket-inspired design is only rivaled by the LKN views, easily visible from inside the home and along the property. I love the outdoor areas, especially the hot tub and outdoor living area under bistro lighting.

  • Location: Mooresville
  • Features: Nantucket-inspired design, yard and outdoor space, LKN views (especially from the turret), fire pit, expansive patio with hot tub, game room
  • Space: 12 guests, 4 bedrooms ( 7 beds), 4 baths
  • Cost: $980+ per night

Chasestone house

Chasestone interior

Chasestone patio

Cozy Cottage

Why we love it: From the cottage-y interior and the screened-in porch to the private dock with lounge furniture and lakeside fire pit, this quaint two-bed home is the ideal social distancing getaway.

  • Location: Mooresville
  • Features: Private dock with lounge furniture, lakeside fire pit, screened-in porch, charming cottage vibes
  • Space: 5 guests, 2 bedrooms ( 2 beds), 1 baths
  • Cost: $300+ per night

Cozy cottage dock

Cozy cottage porch

Cozy cottage kitchen


Luxury Waterfront Secluded

Why we love it: With its mountain house-like design and private lakefront views, this secluded home screams relaxation. The waterfront fire pit area is where it’s at.

  • Location: Charlotte
  • Features: A+ design, mountain house-style vibes, private lakefront views, fire pit area, trails nearby
  • Space: 6 guests, 3 bedrooms (3 beds), 3 baths
  • Cost: $390+ per night

Luxury Waterfront Secluded

Luxury Waterfront Secluded living room

Luxury Waterfront Secluded views

Breathtaking View

Why we love it: If you want to lounge outside for a few days, book this house. The giant resort-like pavilion has a living area, bed swing, and a stone fireplace. Plus, there’s a deck with lounge chairs and mini putting green.

  • Location: Clover, South Carolina
  • Features: Resort-like pavilion with bed swing and fireplace, outdoor lounge space with views, hot tub, private dock
  • Space: 9 guests, 4 bedrooms (5 beds), 2 baths
  • Cost: $490+ per night

Breathtaking view lounge

Breathtaking view outside

Breathtaking view outdoor living

All photos are from the respective Airbnb listings

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