How many will the home sleep?
The house can sleep up to 16 people in 8 bedrooms. With 5100 square feet, an air mattress or two can comfortably expand your guest list to 20.

How many bathrooms does it have?
There are 5 full baths and 1 main floor powder room.

How far from the house to the water?
Our home is right on the water, which is about 50 feet away.

How far off of main lake is the home?
The mouth of our cove is only 100 yards away. The view from the dock is right up the cover and right out to main lake.

Can you swim off of the dock and what is the water quality?
Yes, the dock has a swim platform on the lower level with a swim ladder and 7 feet of water. The quality of the water is very good since Lake Gaston has dams at both ends and the water level is kept within a foot and a half level at all times. Because water is always flowing, Lake Gaston enjoys some of the cleanest fresh water in the area.

Is satellite or cable available?
Yes, HD satellite is available on three TV's, with hundreds of channels.

Is Internet available?
Yes, secured wireless internet is available in and around the house.

What is the Olde Ferry Neighborhood like?
A great place to walk or ride bikes, the Olde Ferry neighborhood is a waterfront community with lots of charm and lots of history. Before the Roanoke River was flooded creating Lake Gaston, the old ferry crossing the Roanoke used to land in our neighborhood between lots 17 and 18.

How far is the grocery store?
By land, the Food Lion grocery store is between 15 and 20 minutes away. There are limited supplies available by water at the marinas.

Does the water depth fluctuate?
It is constant to within 18".

How is the fishing and do I need a license?
This is one of the best places in North Carolina. There is no license needed when fishing with live bait.

Can you rent boats and watercraft on the lake?
Yes. There are lists of locations on our website. Click HERE

Is there a boat launch available?
Yes, Olde Ferry has a neighborhood launch which will work for most ski boats and jet skis. Larger boats that require deep water ramps will need to access a public ramp or utilize the services of one of the marinas.

What emergency services are available?
The two larger hospitals in the area are Halifax Regional and Moriah Pahram Hospital. Directions for both are included in the guest information in the home. The Churchill fire department is 5 minutes away.