Lake Guntersville's Fun and Fabulous Get Away
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- Minimum stay:2-4 nights
- Pets considered:Ask Owner
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
Guntersville house description
This unique property is located on the beautiful Lake Guntersville which is a part of the Tennessee River. It is positioned on a hill side with a lovely view of deep water and a mountain range back drop.
The Robin's Nest is a spacious six bedroom house that can easily sleep 16 plus people. The decor is an eclectic mix of antiques, original works of art and new furnishings all comfortably arranged in a practical, user friendly way. The feeling here at Robin's Nest is luxurious, charming and hospitable.
Great for large family gatherings, wedding parties,birthday parties, group golf outings,group girls or boys weekend away, church meetings or church retreats. The house is three levels which make it easier to accommodate various activities of a large group or family. On the main level is a open den kitchen and a huge screened in back porch that over looks the lake.
From this porch one can enjoy the visiting humming birds and other wildlife. The hot tub is an added bonus for everyone's pleasure. It is a place that you will want to return year after year.
Keywords: Lake House
- 3372 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Limited Accessibility
- Children Welcome
- Wheelchair Accessible
Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18, Beds for 16-18
Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms
Kitchen & Dining
- Ice Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Coffee Maker
- Pantry Items
- Catering Available
- Child's Highchair
- Parking Off Street
- Linens Provided
- Covered Parking
- Wood Fireplace
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
- Gas Fireplace
- Air Conditioning
- Washing Machine
- Towels Provided
- Hair Dryer
- Clothes Dryer
- Satellite / Cable
- CD Player
- Video Library
- DVD Player
- Pool Table
- Game Room
- Wireless Internet
Pool & Spa
- Hot Tub
- Wood Deck
- Outdoor Grill
- Lanai / Gazebo
- Porch / Veranda
- Deck / Patio
- Away From It All
Location & View
- Mountain Biking
- Jet Skiing
- Water Skiing
- Rock Climbing
- Live Theater
- Horseback Riding
- Bird Watching
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
ReviewsWrite a review
fun swimmingGuest comment entered by owner
Hey Robin, Everything was wonderful! The house was very clean! my dad wants to move here....he doesnt want to go home. Again, thank you so much!! Our kids are having so much fun swimming in the lake! My dad even jumped in with his jeans on!!!!
- Guest Tarina
- Date of stay 06/10/13
- Review Submitted 08/18/13
PerfectGuest comment entered by owner
Robin, We had a great time at your rental house this weekend. Your place was perfect for a weekend away. Thanks again,
- Guest Corey
- Date of stay 08/18/13
- Review Submitted 08/18/13
Great Stay for the guys - Fishing Trip
Great Stay for the guys - Fishing Trip
This is an excellent place to entertain a group of guys away on a fishing trip! The Game room proved to be the place to be when we were off the lake, Robin was great to work with and the area is beautiful! House was well set up. The Driveway is steep, but manageable. Thanks Robin!
- Guest Duane (Michigan)
- Date of stay 03/23/13
- Review Submitted 04/01/13
Recommended for: Girls getaway, families with young children, families with teenagers, adventure seekers.
Best time ever!!!
Best time ever!!!
We visited with coworkers in August of 2011 and we had the best time ever. The pictures don't do justice. It is cozy but huge. Has indoor entertainment and out. Robin was super friendly and helpful in anyway she could. Has a spacious back porch and great screened in porch for morning coffee and chats. We absolutely had a ball and would love to go back!!! I dropped my keys in the lake as soon as I got there and was actually able to relax and get another key made at the house for a reasonable price.
- Guest Tisha (Birmingham Al)
- Date of stay 08/26/11
- Review Submitted 07/09/12
Recommended for: Romantic getaway, girls getaway, age 55+, families with young children, families with teenagers, adventure seekers.
Room For Everyone
Room For Everyone
When we got the graduation date for my daughter. I started looking for a large house to accomodate about 16 people. After looking at several I saw Robin's add on VRBO. I quickly booked our four day stay without actually seeing the house. We were plesantly surprised when we arrived at a very large house, clean, modern appliances, hot tub , canoes and rooms for everyone, The thing I remember best are the girls that woke real early , grabbed a blanket ,sat on the sofa on the porch and soaked up the cool breeze off the lake. The owner called me back whenever I left messages. I absolutely recommend Robin's Nest for a large get -together. The next time we go back we will have more time to enjoy dinner on the lake ,visit the antique shops in Guntersville, go fishing ,stay at the house and soak in the hot tub or just rest from our hectic routines. Thank you Robin, we enjoyed our stay. SEE YOU SOON
- Guest Jasper's Mom (Rayle,Ga)
- Date of stay 05/10/12
- Review Submitted 06/07/12
Recommended for: Romantic getaway, girls getaway, families with young children, people with disabilities, families with teenagers.
Bible Study Group Couples Retreat!
Bible Study Group Couples Retreat!
We had a wonderful time at the Robin's Nest!! It was close to town but it wasn't close to town. The home was clean and had great decorations. As soon as we walked in, we felt right at home! There was plenty of room for all 5 couples to feel comfortable. The view of the lake was so good, it inspired us to write a song!! This will become an annual trip for us! 10 thumbs up to the Robin's Nest!!
- Guest Big Norm (Jacksonville Alabama)
- Date of stay 02/10/12
- Review Submitted 02/19/12
Recommended for: Romantic getaway, sightseeing, families with teenagers, adventure seekers.
Thank you noteGuest comment entered by owner
Thank you note
Robin, Thank you so much for letting us stay in your "nest'! We absolutely loved the furniture and art work. Your home was beautiful escape and a great place for our family to spend time together. Wishing you all the best. Many Thanks,
- Guest Erin
- Date of stay 09/30/11
- Review Submitted 10/25/11
We had a great time at the house. FISHING was awesome there. The kitchen was absolutely beautiful and it had enough beds for an army. The dock was new and the boat traffic was minimal in that area so my boat was not beat to death while tied to the dock. The driveway was steep but I was able to back my boat trailer down it. Guntersville was a convenient drive and we ate there about every night. We had a really good time. The house had some pretty art work as well. I took a great nap out on the screened in porch where the view is simply beautiful! We would definitely stay there again. Thanks Robin.
- Guest Trooper (Rogersville TN)
- Date of stay 05/17/11
- Review Submitted 06/08/11
Recommended for: Romantic getaway, sightseeing, girls getaway, families with young children, families with teenagers.
This could be a wonderful property and maybe was at one time. The layout is nice.with many different gathering areas for large groups. The front porch is wonderful. I booked this property over New Years 2011 for my family and 3 other families who normally gather together at the beach each year. This year we dicided to try something different. Big mistake! Before arrival we were informed that the microwave and washer were broken. At our request the owner asked housekeeping to furnish a temporary replacement microwave. They did, but it also did not work. There were other problems, such as a oddly stocked kitchen cabinets, no extra trash bags, and a fireplace flue downstairs that would not open. Despite these small problems we enjoyed our stay. The real problems started when we returned home and several days later I found a damage fee charged to my credit card - not even the courtesy of an e-mail, just a charge. Once I contacted the owner she claimed to have photos taken by housekeeping (the same ones she apparently had to fire several weeks later), but she never provided those photos. One of the "damages" was a missing kitchen cabinet knob, which I found in a drawer during our visit and where it remained after we left. The other was a broken hinge on the hot tub which apprently went unnoticed by our guests who used it. Finally a bi-fold closet door fell of its hinges during our stay, not from willful destruction, but from poor maintenance. This same group of people have been renting during the holidays for over 10 years and we have never been charged a damage fee or had any problem with an owner in the past. The owner never offered to reduce our charges for the broken appliances. Once I complained about the charges the owner stopped communicating with me, She has not answered e-mails since then, she simply took the money and ran. I wonder how many other people she has ripped off in the same manner over the years? Beware of Robin's Nest!
- Guest AlabamaFamilies (Montgomery, AL)
- Date of stay 12/30/10
- Review Submitted 04/12/11
Recommended for: Adventure seekers.
Owner response: As the owner of the Robins Nest I take risks every time I rent out my house. I often wonder if the guest will care for our house like their own, will housekeeping do the job they are being paid to do, will the guest enjoy the house like I have so many times? People often rent the Robins Nest for large parties and Im fine with that for that. I am also aware that damage can and sometimes occur during such celebrations. Its always a good idea to report damage when it happens to housekeeping or to the homeowner when it happens. By reporting damage beforehand to housekeeping defuses the ALARM that housekeeping has when they show up to see doors off the hinges, broken hot tubs etc.. esp. after the big party. When housekeeping is not notified they can assume the party was out of control and then housekeeping has to "hustle" unhappily to start the process of repairing the damages before the next guest arrive. As the homeowner its always my hope that guests enjoy their stay at the Robins Nest. It is never my wish to take advantage of a guest or is it my wish to have a guest take advantage of the Robins Nest, me, or housekeeping. In closing, the damage deposit was credited back to last guest. Yes, the damage was done to the Robins Nest not only to the property but having received this bad review and I as the home owner absorbed the cost of repairs and absorbed the critical review. Its our goal to continue to make improvements in all areas of running the Robins Nest in order to have happy guests. I thank those who have rented the property in the past and I hope that you will return.
Last Summer, around the 4th of July, my family and I spent four days, on beautiful Lake Guntersville, at Robins Nest instead of doing our normal beach get away down at the Gulf. I can honestly say that I enjoyed the stay twice as much as the beach. It had everything the beach has to offer and then some. The property was every bit as lovely as the web-site depicted. The view is just breath taking. I especially enjoyed the outside fireplace while sitting outside on the open limestone deck, with the opion of the screened porch, to be able to lounge around without the worry of summer bugs to contend with. My wife, 2 daughters, son, son-in-law, and grandson accompanied me on this vacation. They all had a great time. I would like to compliment the owner on the cleanliness and appeal of the Lake house. I trailored my bass boat with me and was within 5 minutes of 2 ramps to access the water. I opted to go ahead and put my boat in the water and just tie up to the boat dock, that is located just below the Lake house. This was not a problem for charging batteries, since there was an outside plug that was just a drop cord away to take care of my batteries. From the dock, this put me within 10 minutes of running time by water, to Browns Creek and Alred Marinea, which if you have ever bass fished on Guntersville Lake, you know that you are in prime fishing waters. We cooked out for a couple of nights, but the Top of the River and Craw-Mommas were 2 restraunts that we visited. Top of the River, seemed to suit my wife better, but the food at Craw-Mommas, got the nod for myself. I would definitly recommend this Lake House to my friends and family, and anyone for that matter that is looking for a great vacation get-away.
- Guest Greg (Gurley, AL)
- Date of stay 07/03/10
- Review Submitted 04/05/11
Recommended for: Romantic getaway, pet owners, sightseeing, girls getaway, families with young children, families with teenagers, adventure seekers.
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2 night min stay
Jun 1 - Aug 15
4 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Holiday rates are an additional $50/ night
To Secure your dates is $385 and this amount is deducted from your total. The balance is then divided into half. One half is due 4-weeks prior to check in and the remaining balance due 2- weeks prior to check in
Additional Fees and Taxes:
Cleaning Fee: up to 11 people= $175, 12-15 people=$200, 16 plus=$225.
Taxes- A 6% Occupancy tax
Booking Fee: $35
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Year Purchased: 2000
About the owner: I have enjoyed many days at the lake with my family and friends. For some reason at Snug Harbor's, Robin's Nest time seems to slow down. We can find time to relax and discover and enjoy nature and each other. We often play games, paint paintings, sew, play on the water, fish, put puzzles together, cook, read or do those things that we can not seem to find time to do at any other place. Its a different pace and place that everyone should experience
Why the Owner Chose Guntersville:
We all enjoy what the relaxing atmosphere that being at Robin's Nest brings. Also, this property is a fishermans paradise year round! We welcome Huntsville and surrounding area church groups and business meetings.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
You can travel to many restaurants and shops by boat. Also, there are many seasonal community activities like art classes at local museum, concerts by the lake side, fire works on the 4th of July.
- Primary: (256) 520-0099 (Alabama, USA)
can tie 6 boats to dock, built Summer 2009, ample decking , deep water
main level porch corner view
Full Size bedroom on main level.
Bunk room with total of 6-single beds
2- singles in this bedroom
basement pool table looking out to lake and stone terrace
corner view of main level screened porch
screened in porch off main level with kitchen, den and lake view
hot tub on lower terrace
view from lower terrace with hot tub
Queen size bed upstairs
Master bedroom with king size with sitting area. Antique door head board
One of two queen beds. A second antique door head board
game room with stereo, flat screen tv, pool table,dart board,card table,foosball
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Date last modified - Wednesday, July 03, 2013
6 Bedroom / 4 Bathroom
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