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Unique Post and Beam Lake Front Home

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Great room couch/dining area. Note the view of trees thru oversized windows.

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Last updated: 06/23/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property 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.

Sleeping Arrangements:
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.

Additional Information:
-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.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 26, Beds for 16-26

  • Loft

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 4 queen

    sleeps 8...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 1 baby crib

    sleeps two (plus crib mattress)...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 queen

    sleeps four...moreless

  • Bedroom 4 (master on main level): 1 queen

    sleeps two...moreless

  • 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

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Satellite / Cable:

    May through September. For other months, please ask....moreless

  • Television:

    Two flatscreen TV's. One is small and easily moved from the lower level common area to the master bedroom, if desired. You can easily plug in your DVD, game console, or other input. ...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family

Attractions

  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Outlet Shopping

Location Type

  • Lake
  • Lakefront
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Central air with each level having it's own tempurature control...moreless

  • Broadband Access:

    May through September. For other months, please ask....moreless

  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    new in 2008...moreless

  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided:

    Towels provided for only the first 16 guests....moreless

  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    new in 2008...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    May through September. For other months, please ask....moreless

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    With cooking for large groups in mind, the kitchen is fully stocked for your needs....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave:

    new in 2008...moreless

  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    (2) new in 2008...moreless

  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Boat Dock
  • Boat With Paddles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Inflatable Boat
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Sailboat
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
HighSeason2015
Jun 14 - Aug 8, 2015
2 night min stay
$550 $750
Fri, Sat
$3,200 $12,800

Rates are based on 16 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

MidSeason3_2015
Aug 9 - Aug 15, 2015
2 night min stay
$550 $750
Fri, Sat
$2,950

Rates are based on 16 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

MidSeason4_2015
Aug 16 - Sep 7, 2015
2 night min stay
$550 $750
Fri, Sat
$2,200

Rates are based on 16 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

OffSeasonFall2015
Sep 8 - May 19, 2016
2 night min stay
$375
$1,500
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$375
$1,500 $1,500
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $190 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Pet Fee $20
  • Tax Rate 8.25%

Notes:

Confirmation/Damage deposit is due within 5 days. Balance is due on January 10, or if it is already past this date, then it is due within 30 days. However, we have always been able to accommodate other payment terms as needed.


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Calendar

Last updated: 06/23/2015
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Location

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

 

Owner info


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Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Great room couch/dining area.  Note the view of trees thru oversized windows.

    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.

    48' game table in great room expands to 8'. Chairs are indoor/outdoor.

  • View from great room window in early spring.

    View from great room window in early spring.

  • Deck - Lake View is a little restricted from this angle.

    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.

    We spent the extra money on a Weber. Please take great care of it by covering.

  • Wooded view from the bunk room window.

    Wooded view from the bunk room window.

  • Another angle of the master bedroom.

    Another angle of the master bedroom.

  • The ceiling of every room is exposed oak floor joists and tongue and groove flor

    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.

    Art work throughout is a collection of studies done by various family members.

  • Fourth bedroom has two queens.

    Fourth bedroom has two queens.

  • Fooseball table in the loft with three queens on the floor and hard to see.

    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.

    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.

    View of the Kitchen in Great Room shows exposed oak floor joists.

  • 17' cathedral ceiling view from one of the great room couches.

    17' cathedral ceiling view from one of the great room couches.

  • View from the deck railing.

    View from the deck railing.

  • Another view of the deck.  Note early afternoon shade on part fo the deck.

    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'.

    Dock view shows 1700' of open water in our 'Cresent-shaped Bay within a cove'.

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Master bath has granite to match the kitchen and quarter-sawn vanity and mirror

    Master bath has granite to match the kitchen and quarter-sawn vanity and mirror

  • Bedroom with queen mattress also has the crib.

    Bedroom with queen mattress also has the crib.

  • Bunk room has four queen beds.

    Bunk room has four queen beds.

  • Antique set of drawers in fourth bedroom.

    Antique set of drawers in fourth bedroom.

  • Clearer photo of two of the queen matresses in the loft for overflow sleeping

    Clearer photo of two of the queen matresses in the loft for overflow sleeping

VRBO #163541

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  • Sleeps
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  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    3
  • Property type
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Owner
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 24 hours
  • Response rate 80%
  • Calendar last updated 06/23/2015
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