Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals Near Lake Gaston, USA - Updated 2022


Sitting right on the border of North Carolina and Virginia, Lake Gaston is 35 mi long (56 km) with a shoreline of 350 mi (560 km). Since it’s on the border of two states, people from around the area come here to partake in water-based activities. Fishing, boating, swimming, and water skiing are popular activities among locals and tourists alike. Around 100,000 residents permanently live by the lake, on top of the people coming in by the thousands during summer months. Spend some time by the water and check out our list of the top 10 Airbnb vacation rentals near Lake Gaston, USA.

1. Lakefront home with large decks (from USD 381)

This rental is a perfect spot to stay if you’re vacationing in the area with family or friends. With the capacity to sleep up to 14 people, this home is very spacious and sits on top of a hill overlooking the lake. With a full kitchen, smart TV, fireplace, pool table, and bar, you will never want to stay anywhere else. The home is also equipped with three large bathrooms as well as free WiFi.

Serenity Hill a Waterfront Home at Lake Gaston
Littleton, North Carolina, United States
21 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 9 Beds 14 Guests 5 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 14

Top guest reviews
beautiful space and location
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2. Tranquil home with multiple outdoor amenities (from USD 275)

Sleeping up to nine people, this home is excellent for guests of all ages. The large living room area is great for relaxing with the family and friends after a day of being out on the lake, while the basement game room offers tons of fun in the evenings. This abode is positioned on a cove so there’s privacy as well as direct access to an array of water-based activities such as boating, swimming, kayaking, and paddleboarding. This accommodation is equipped with a full kitchen and free WiFi.

Relaxing Lake Gaston Getaway
Henrico, North Carolina, United States
34 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 6 Beds 9 Guests 3 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 9

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the furniture is fairly modern and is comfortable
the view of the lake is great the kitchen is big and well stocked
it was a comfortable relaxing space to enjoy our vacation
very clean and well equipped
the house feels brand new and super clean equipped with every kitchen and entertainment gadget we could possibly want
the home is clean and bright with lots of wonderful amenities
the lake at lesley's house has beautiful clean water and a sandy bottom (no typical lake squidgy muck)
lesley was a great host
lesley is a great host with instant communication
highly recommend lesley as a host and a stay in this lovely lake home
overall an excellent lake weekend with excellent hosts
awesome location not far from the best spots
great location comfortable beautiful home
the house was nice and in a great location
beautifully decorated house on a quiet cove right off the main lake
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3. First-class home on Lake Gaston (from USD 450)

Take a break from the busy city life by choosing this rental with stunning views of Lake Gaston. The lakefront rental has enough space to sleep up to 12 guests. It’s a lodge-inspired home that gives off that calm and homey atmosphere. In the morning, marvel at the sun rising over the glistening lake as you enjoy a hot coffee on the dock. At night, gather by the fireplace and share funny stories with your buddies. You can also access the TV and Wi-Fi for additional entertainment.

Lake Gaston Waterfront Prime Location on main lake
Littleton, North Carolina, United States
60 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 9 Beds 12 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wi-fi was fast and flawless
the kids loved the bunk room plenty of beds to fit everyone
super clean and comfortable
nice big house very clean
it was exactly as described/ pictured and the house was spotless clean upon arrival
the house is exactly as pictured and very clean
awesome hosts and a great home
they were great hosts who responded quickly to any questions we had throughout our stay
the hosts were friendly and communicated well
dana and inma are fantastic hosts
dan and inma were great hosts
a beautiful location and a large spacious welcoming house
the location and home are beautiful
the neighborhood is quiet and relaxing
great location - i could live on the porch overlooking the lake
it was perfect for our family plenty for the kids to do beautiful location and house
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4. Cozy home on the shores of Lake Gaston (from USD 223)

This cozy home, right on the lake, sits on 1.4 ac (0.5 ha) of land. This accommodation features an airy living room along with a dining space that allows plenty of sunlight in the daytime and a kitchen with granite countertops. This accommodation comes with plenty of parking space as well as a beautifully landscaped outdoor area. If you want to go for a swim, there’s a nice sandy beach nearby. It’s the perfect spot for a weekend away with family or friends. The best thing about this rental is it is already equipped with a kayak, a paddleboat, and floats.

Cozy Quail Shores Lake Gaston
Henrico, North Carolina, United States
100 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

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Amenities & Room:
cozy cottage with a beautiful view
very nice and clean house
the airbnb was very clean when we arrived and we felt safe in the area
this place is amazing the house was very clean and very comfortable
amazing view extremely clean very well decorated we can’t wait to come back
it was quiet clean and beautiful views
host was kind and quick to respond
jacob was a great host with quick responses to anything needed
the owner is very responsive and clearly loves and cares for his home
the host jacob was responsive and accommodating
everything as advertised plus wish i could stay longer jacob is super host for sure
by the way the location is ideal
great location lovely house and great communication
the location and size was great for our family of 3
you always read reviews and wonder if the place is really as good as it says
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5. Large home with a private dock (from USD 325)

Let this accommodation be your home away from home with its lakefront views and private beach access. With three bedrooms and four bathrooms, there’s plenty of space for everyone whether you’re traveling with friends or family. It is also furnished with a smart TV, a full kitchen, and a private patio with a barbecue and firepit. There is free parking on the premises as well as a dock if you have a boat.

3BR 4BA, 2200sqft w/boat slip, sandy beach sunset
Henrico, North Carolina, United States
54 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 4 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
amazing home and breathtaking views modern home very cozy and inviting
very clean and spacious
beautiful home clean with plenty of supplies
it was clean beautifully updated and very comfortable
great value and very clean
tom was the best host we've stayed with to date
john was very informative and helpful guiding us through the process
would come back every year great host
what a great place and a great host everything about the house was thoughtfully organized
all the comforts of home and a host that is very attentive and available
great fishing perfect location
perfect location and john was super helpful
this place was awesome the location was perfect right on the lake
perfect location on lake and plenty of space inside
great location very cozy apartment everything new with great attention to details
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6. Ranch-style home with majestic views of Lake Gaston (from USD 264)

Escape to Lake Gaston with some friends and stay at this private accommodation right on the water. The ranch-style home has a private dock for swimming or boating. If you prefer something a little more relaxing, you can soak in the hot tub instead. There’s a full kitchen for cooking simple meals, a spacious living room area with a TV, and a cozy fireplace for keeping everyone warm on chilly nights.

Serenity on the Lake!
Macon, North Carolina, United States
121 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a/c was cold and comfortable
wifi was a bit slow but otherwise our stay was absolutely perfect
the beds were very comfortable
crystal and brian offer a comfortable home at a great price
the house is nice with updated kitchen and bathrooms
home was impeccably clean comfy sheets and towels and a kitchen to delight any cook
the property is amazing the house was very clean and comfortable
the house was super clean and stocked with games and movies which was a plus
all the bed and bathroom linens were spotless and fresh
great place for us to get away very clean
hosts are very responsive
the host is very nice and responsive
people on the lake are very friendly and the neighbor across the cove offered his services as well
as a superhost myself it's easy to tell when a host has it together
crystal and brian were tremendous hosts with great communication thank you for a great christmas stay
great place nice quiet location worth every penny
open floor plan loved the fireplaces and the location was perfect
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7. Fully equipped cottage for families (from USD 642)

This large cottage on the shores of Lake Gaston boasts knotty pine floors and ceilings. This two-level property can accommodate families with six bedrooms and six bathrooms. The large windows allow plenty of sunlight as well as views of the lake. Guests can hang out on the deck and enjoy a cup of coffee in the morning as they gaze out onto the lake.

Lake Gaston Getaway
Littleton, North Carolina, United States
45 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 10 Beds 12 Guests 6 Bedrooms 6 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wylie was very responsive when we had an a/c or internet issue
the sunset is amazing and so are the views from the different rooms
this home will exceed all your expectations beautiful clean and a great experience
the owners are fantastic w their quick responses and clear communication skills
the house is lovely and perfect for a large family the view is wonderful and the hosts are thoughtful
i would happily return and recommend this location
great place and location beautiful house to spend with the family
this place was awesome peaceful and spiritually uplifting
the location is convenient to hwys and the town of littleton and the directions are clear
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8. Secluded home with beautiful sunset views (from USD 250)

With tons of privacy and space for guests, this accommodation ideal for 12 people. Since there are no neighbors nearby, you can expect a peaceful summer vacation here. The property sits on top of a cliff, so guests can witness spectacular views of the water. This area is also recommended for catching catfish and largemouth bass in the morning. You can use the fireplace to keep you warm on chilly nights. Aside from that, this humble abode also comes with free Wi-Fi, a dedicated workspace, air-conditioning, heating, and basic cooking essentials.

Lake Gaston - Main Lake - Amazing Sunsets
Littleton, North Carolina, United States
166 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire home 9 Beds 12 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful home with amazing views and plenty of rooms
we also enjoyed cooking (kitchen is fully equipped)
lots of space and the kitchen and bathroom looks remodeled and nice
tom’s place was beautiful on the inside and out the beds are really comfy in the view was outstanding
the kitchen was well stocked with supplies and a nice gas grill outside
was very clean and host had great communication
it was all very clean and well maintained
house was clean for most part
definitely suggest a cleaning company that picks up a broom
beautiful home clean linen in every room lots of space
tom was a great host and very responsive
tom was a very responsive and helpful host
tom is an outstanding host
tom was excellent host and very easy to communicate with
we thoroughly enjoyed our stay here tom was a great host
overall a great location and value
30 from chapel hill this is a perfect location for a weekend
we cannot say enough about the amazing location of this rental
great place to get away
great place to get away from it all
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9. Florida-style home in a prime location (from USD 489)

Nestled on Lake Gaston, this large home is an ideal place for a family on a weekend break. This rental comes equipped with four bedrooms, home safety, a fully equipped kitchen, and a two-and-a-half bathroom. Apart from kayaking and canoeing, you can also light the fire pit at night and roast some marshmallows. Pets are also welcome on the property for a fee.

74 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire home 9 Beds 13 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 13

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
david and tammis home was beautiful with awesome views from every room
you will also have all you need for a comfortable stay and plenty of space for everybody
tons of windows to the lake excellent bar/game room area with additional full size refrigerator
beds are very comfortable as well
well maintained clean and comfortable
the house was super spacious really clean and all in all a great atmosphere
beautiful home very clean comfortable beds perfect spot on the lake
it was spacious very clean and exactly as described on the listing
outstanding amazing superlative sparkling clean new appliances great a/c throughout
host is very responsive to requests
tammi and sarah were amazing hosts and very responsive
tammi was a great host
tammi is a wonderfully accommodating owner host and sarah is an amazingly responsive local host
the host was very responsive friendly and accommodating
the best location on the lake
exceptionally beautiful house and perfect location
the house was in an excellent location on the lake
awesome house the location is amazing and tammi had so many fun games and activities on the property
fabulous location great house and excellent service
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10. Deluxe waterfront home with a hot tub

Sleeping up to 12 people, this waterfront home is possibly one of the best accommodations on Lake Gaston. The home is large with great amenities such as a full kitchen with plenty of seating space, a large dining room area, and an extensive dock area with chairs to hang out by the water. There is also a hot tub available for guests as well as TV access, high-speed WiFi, and a boat ramp.

Best Yard Ever! HotTub, BoatRamp, Pontoon, Jetskis
Macon, North Carolina, United States
17 reviews
Entire house 10 Beds 6 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
house was beautiful with great views beds were comfortable kitchen was well stocked
house is clean and well kept
this home is awesome it’s so clean and stylish
for the house the pictures accurately show the living space very modern and clean
mary was a great host who was very responsive to any questions
to start mary and joe were excellent hosts
mary and joe were quick to respond to questions and were very helpful
the hosts are responsive and informative
they were amazing hosts the house has been renovated and styled nicely
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Spend your days on the water

Lake Gaston is a beautiful community on a gorgeous lake, so why not spend your next vacation here? With plenty of stunning houses on the water, any accommodation you choose will surely provide you with tons of beautiful memories that will last a lifetime.

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