Unique Post and Beam Lake Front Home
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- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
Lake Ozark house description
Designed from the ground up with large family gatherings in mind, this 2,800 square-foot lake home has four spacious bedrooms, each over 200 square feet, and three spacious baths, the smallest over 70 square feet. In the main level, a 23 foot cathedral ceiling exposes oak beams and a tongue-and-grove oak ceiling, adding to the spacious feel of the 800 square foot Great Room. Two 8’ dining tables comfortably seat 16. Two full-sized leather couches provide plenty of seating with a terrific view of the lake and woods. The television can be located in the lower level common area so the kids’ movie and game noises don’t interfere with conversation elsewhere. But it can be moved to the great room so everyone can enjoy a show together. The loft provides an extra sleeping area and has been the location of many spirited foosball matches.
The 360 square-foot cedar deck feels like an extension of the Great Room because of the over-sized windows. The deck is pleasantly shaded by the house in the morning and by oak trees in the afternoon.
Our home is built on 100 feet of heavily wooded shoreline and both our neighbors have double-wide lots of 200 feet, offering a nice secluded feeling, while other lots on the lake may be as narrow as 60 feet. You can keep your boat(s) in either of our dock slips (10x28 and 10x24)(...However, ask about the availability of our second boat slip as there is a chance we may be storing our boat at the lake for the summer). The dock also has a 300 square foot swim platform with a six-foot tall slide into the lake. And our cove location allows for safe, protected swimming away from boat traffic, while still providing a wonderful view of the lake and easy access to the main channel.
Our VRBO is also a VRBBO (vacation rental built by owners), completed in July 2008. The project began with the owners, two brothers, cutting down dead oak trees, milling them into timbers, and then shipping the entire frame on a semi-trailer to the lake. It's been a family project the whole way with over 5,300 hours of volunteer work contributed by family and friends. Although it's been challenging at times, it's also been very rewarding, and we're excited to share the completed project with our guests.
Design Layout and Wheelchair Accessibility:
The main level, with access to the driveway and deck, includes the kitchen, dining area, living area, master bedroom, and bathroom. The entire main level is wheelchair accessible, including 36 inch doors throughout, a ramp from the driveway into the main door, and a grab bar next to the toilet. If someone in your group has difficulty with stairs, they will find everything they need conveniently located on the main level. The lower level consists of three bedrooms, all facing the lake, and two bathrooms.
One bedroom has two queen beds (sleeping four). Two bedrooms each have one queen bed (sleeping four). The bunk room has two queen bunk beds (four queen mattresses, sleeping eight) and beneath the bunks are a twin and full mattress that can be pulled out (sleeping 3). If you have children in your gathering they’ll love camping out together in this room. Or, feel free to move the full and twin mattresses to another room to better suite your family sizes and sleeping arrangements. Finally, there are three queen mattresses in the loft (sleeping 6). Up to 26 can sleep on mattresses, or up to 13 adults can each have a mattress to themselves. Your whole party can sleep comfortably under one roof. (For those of you doing the math, the 26th spot is in the crib.)
Location and Convenience:
Located at mile marker 4 on the North Shore, this home is located 15 minutes or less from: Bagnell Dam, Lake Ozark, Osage Beach, HyVee, Wal-Mart, go-kart tracks, miniature golf, golf, shopping, health care, and a wide variety of restaurants and bars. A convenience store, with a surprising variety of goods, is less than two miles away. Adventure Marine is a good choice for boat and waverunner rentals, and it is located less than ten minutes away.
Email or call Scott Ehredt using the contact information below for more information. If there are any comforts you would like to see, we will consider providing them. We built it with making memories in mind and hope it will achieve that goal for you.
-Central air with separate thermostat setting for upper and lower levels.
-Concrete driveway allows four parking spots (or 6+ if you double park). Additional gravel spots are available.
- 2800 sq. ft.
- 3 story
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Non Smoking Only
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Pets Considered
- Wheelchair Accessible
- Children Welcome
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 26, Beds for 16-26
- Queen size Beds (4), Twin or Single Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1) Hand made with safety in mind., Sleep Sofa or Futons (5) We have 3 queen mattresses on the floor in the loft. In the bunk room under the bunk beds we have a full and a twin mattress that can be pulled out., Bunk Beds (2) Four Queen mattreses in our 'bunk room'...moreless
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
Kitchen & Dining
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dining Area Seats:
- Dishes & Utensils
- Coffee Maker
- Pantry Items
- Air Conditioning:
- Linens Provided:
- Washing Machine:
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
- Parking Off Street
- DVD Player
- Wood Deck
- Outdoor Grill Gas
- Outdoor Grill
- Deck / Patio
- Away From It All
Location & View
- Water Skiing
- Jet Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Outlet Shopping
- Bird Watching
- Medical Services
- Location and Convenience: Located at mile marker 4 on the North Shore, this home is located 15 minutes or less from: Bagnell Dam, Lake Ozark, Osage Beach, HyVee, Wal-Mart, go-kart tracks, miniature golf, golf, shopping, health care, and a wide variety of restaurants and bars. A convenience store, with a surprising variety of goods, is less than two miles away. Adventure Marine is a good choice for boat and wave runner rentals, and it is located less than ten minutes away. Other Activities: Boating...moreless
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Awesome! Best rental on the lake!
Awesome! Best rental on the lake!
First, let me say, the driveway did look very scary the first time. But we made it and continued to drive up and down all week with no incident. This is the second home we have rented on the lake and this is the one we will come back to. The previous home was located on the main channel and we were not able to swim at all. This home has plenty of room for large parties. The kitchen was well equipped, just make sure you do a quick search before you go grocery shopping, we had to go back for sugar, not a big deal, there is a Conoco at the top of the hill that carries most items. We did our main shopping at the Hyvee in Osage Beach. We ate most meals at the house, but did check out Dragon Lake Cafe, next to Conoco, and the Batter's Box, both were very tasty. We also took a water taxi one night to H-Toads and Shady Gators, the prices seemed steep, however better than driving winding roads at night. The name is Playing Hooky, Captain Jim. We also rented a boat one day from Iguana Water Sports, that was very reasonable. Most days we just went down to the dock and swam. The water was very calm and we had a lot of fun. Next time we will bring our folding chairs so we can sit down there and enjoy the sunsets on the water. The stairs were not a huge issue, I didn't miss my gym as I felt that was a good work out! The beds and linens were clean and comfortable. The bathrooms huge and plentiful! We did not have issues with the water pressure, we did what was recommended by the owner. The only tip I have is to bring your favorite pots (or just your frying pan) if you like to cook. They have plenty of cooking equipment there, I am just used to what I have at home and it wouldn't be a big deal to throw it in with the rest of my things. Plenty of water toys and a pump so you don't have to blow up yourself. You could enjoy the entire stay with only having to go grocery shopping once. Owner was available and responsive though out our stay. Grill was nice to have and plenty of gas. If you are looking for a fun little bar to have a night out, Tiki Bay is right around the corner and the people are very nice. Food is cheap and good as well. Overall, best vacation home we have rented and we will be returning. :-)
- Guest Jen (Cincinnati Ohio)
- Date of stay 06/10/12
- Review Submitted 06/17/12
Recommended for: Girls getaway, adventure seekers, families with teenagers, families with young children, sightseeing.
I just wanted to say, this house was amazing, and was completely above par and what I expected. It was a great getaway for my friends and I. I cannot thank the owners enough for the experience we received. They are incredibly friendly and extremely helpful. The house has plenty of space and sleeps several. This is a dream vacation getaway. The driveway is not a problem at all as long as you know how to drive somewhat, you are fine. I hope future renters will have as great of an experience as we all did. Thank you so much!
- Guest jansen f.
- Date of stay 03/23/12
- Review Submitted 03/27/12
Celebrating our son's 30th Birthday!
Celebrating our son's 30th Birthday!
We just got back from our lake trip celebrating our son's 30th birthday. When you book a home over the internet, you can't help but to be nervous about what you are going to actually see when you arrive. While I worried the entire trip to the lake, I was so happy when we arrived. The house was amazing and the way it was built, was great for a large party! We enjoyed it very much. I was also very impresssed with the way the kitchen was stocked. While we brought lots of food and actually pre-ordered or Friday evening meal, the kitchen was amazing. I loved how people left things and we did the same thing. While we had plenty of our own goodies, it was nice to see the sharing of people. We had a crab legs and shrimp boil Saturday evening. Sat everything up our front of the house and made it so easy and convenient to the kitchen. The weekend was perfect!!!! We also loved the swim dock and slide. Everyone enjoyed the floating devices and we even left some behind for the next group. I cleaned the house before we left so I hope the cleaning lady liked that. She was also very nice too! I will say that if one thing was a negative, it was that the trash cans were all full when we arrived but thank goodness we had a big truck and that became our dumpster until we took it to be dumped early Sunday morning. But that's pretty awesome when only one thing is a negative!!!! Thank you Scott for the ease of booking the house as well as talking with us on Saturday morning when the power went out after the crazy storm that blew in Friday night!!!!! Our son was very happy with everything and so were his friends!!!!!
- Guest David and Jackie Vogt- VERY happy renters!!!!! (Olathe Kansas)
- Date of stay 08/19/11
- Review Submitted 08/22/11
Recommended for: Girls getaway, families with teenagers, families with young children.
19 friends and I spent 4 awesome days at this rental! The house itself is beautiful and well-maintained. The owner clearly takes good care of his house and renters, and is very welcoming of pets! I would definitely recommend this house for large groups, family reunions etc. There are quite a few stairs down to the dock, however, so it might be a little tough for the very young or very old to navigate. Once you make it down to the dock, the owner has a huge selection of fun floats. We also had fun fishing off the dock! Thanks again for a wonderful stay!
- Guest MBH (Saint Louis)
- Date of stay 05/09/11
- Review Submitted 05/14/11
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, families with young children, pet owners.
Dad's 8oth birthday
Dad's 8oth birthday
Your home was a wonderful venue for Dad's 80th birthday. It was beautiful and relaxing and had many nooks for people to escape to as needed, whether it was out on the deck...down to the dock...up to the loft etc. We did use a lot of paper products, but your kitchen was great. One family member brought a Bunn coffee pot to keep up with the crowd and two brought roaster ovens to help make a roast beef dinner for 32.
- Guest sandy (Dubuque, Iowa)
- Date of stay 04/06/11
- Review Submitted 04/21/11
Recommended for: Romantic getaway, girls getaway, families with teenagers.
Labor Day Weekend
Labor Day Weekend
I rented the lake house over Labor Day Weekend and everything was more than we could have asked for. The living space on the first floor was great for a large group, and the sleeping arrangements worked out perfectly, I think everyone had a bed. The deck had a great view and the dock also worked out nicely for everyone.
- Guest Bob (St. Louis, MO)
- Date of stay 09/03/10
- Review Submitted 09/14/10
A really beautiful home. Open layout, which is perfect for large families. A very relaxing atmosphere with convenience to activities and attractions.
- Guest Kelhof (Columbia, IL)
- Date of stay 05/29/09
- Review Submitted 07/14/09
Recommended for: Romantic getaway, girls getaway, families with teenagers, families with young children.
After Labor Day and before Memorial Day Wkend: $375/night, $1500/week Memorial Day to Labor Day $550/week night, $750/weekend night May 23 - Jun 8 $2200/week; June 8 - June 15 $2750/week Jun 15 - Jun 22 $3000/week Jun 22 - Aug 10 $3200/week Aug 10 - Aug 17 $2950/week Aug 17 - Sep 2 $2200/week. Weekend rentals welcome year round. $500 confirmation dep. $185 cleaning fee. $10/guest/night for more than 16 guests
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Great room couch/dining area. Note the view of trees thru oversized windows.
48' game table in great room expands to 8'. Chairs are indoor/outdoor.
View from great room window in early spring.
Deck - Lake View is a little restricted from this angle.
We spent the extra money on a Weber. Please take great care of it by covering.
Wooded view from the bunk room window.
Another angle of the master bedroom.
The ceiling of every room is exposed oak floor joists and tongue and groove flor
Art work throughout is a collection of studies done by various family members.
Fourth bedroom has two queens.
Fooseball table in the loft with three queens on the floor and hard to see.
Common Area at the foot of the stairs is a good spot for kids to have sleepover.
View of the Kitchen in Great Room shows exposed oak floor joists.
17' cathedral ceiling view from one of the great room couches.
View from the deck railing.
Another view of the deck. Note early afternoon shade on part fo the deck.
Dock view shows 1700' of open water in our 'Cresent-shaped Bay within a cove'.
Master bath has granite to match the kitchen and quarter-sawn vanity and mirror
Bedroom with queen mattress also has the crib.
Bunk room has four queen beds.
Antique set of drawers in fourth bedroom.
Clearer photo of two of the queen matresses in the loft for overflow sleeping
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