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Luxurious 8.61-Acre Hidden Haven on Lake, Private Dock, Fishing, Hiking, Golfer

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Last updated: 11/27/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Branson house description

Luxury, rest, creative space, privacy, peace....hiking, fishing, wooded walks, family memories...we invite you to experience our lakefront home, Rivendell in Branson.

Ideal for family reunions, staff meetings, retreats, luxurious vacations, golf outings, girls getaways, and those who want to hike and fish by day and relax in a hot tub by night...

Our guests have asked to take our mattresses home, 'borrow' our original art :-), move in permanently...One tween hugged her mom and said, 'I feel like I'm a princess!!'

Golfers rest between rounds near the grill or fireside for a game of chess. Fishermen hike down to the lake to our private dock to catch trout for lunch. Families walk through the woods and roast marshmallows over the firepit. Sunlovers tan on the deck and then lounge in the hot tub...

No need to worry about thin walls or loud neighbors or traffic noises...or people even knowing where you are! Our address is literally off the map, tucked away within 7 acres, hidden by trees on 3 sides and Lake Taneycomo on the fourth.

Though just 3.5 miles from Hwy 76, 6 miles from Branson Landing and minutes further to all the fun Branson offers, you may never want to leave once you pull into the garage...

Wake-up in your luxurious bedroom to watch the deer in the morning. Warm-up to winter seated fireside by the Lord of the Rings chess set. Take a nature walk with loved ones. Enjoy laughter with family and friends around a grand dining table, over a game of shuffleboard, table bowling, foosball, pinball, or with the Wii.

Watch the sunset with a panoramic lake view on one of the decks. Relax in the 8-10 person hot tub or detox in the 2-person sauna before you say, 'good-night.'

And end the day with a cup of your favorite coffee and a great book from Rivendell's house library as you sink into one of our fabulous chaises and chairs.

Welcome to our family's B&B (without the 2nd B).

Welcome to a private home hidden in the woods on Lake Taneycomo.

Welcome to a resting space where no one can find you and no one is calling your name.

Keywords: luxurious, lakefront, wooded, private home, sauna, hot tub, fishing, hiking, large groups, family reunions, church retreats

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Property Type

  • House
  • 4000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Low Allergen Environment
              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                Our minimum age limit is 25 years of age unless accompanied by parents...moreless

              • Children Welcome:

                Our fabulous children have stocked our vacation home with their own stash of toys and videos to share with your tribe. The family room is designed with children in mind and contains a Super-Mario pinball machine, foosball table, shuffle board, bowling game, a Wii and fun furniture for them to relax and watch a movie on the HD big screen TV....moreless

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
              • Wheelchair Accessible:

                The Scroll bedroom and bathroom on the main level were remodeled to be wheelchair-accessible with 32' doorways and safety rails in the shower/bathroom....moreless

              Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20, Beds for 20

              • Restoration: 1 king, 2 twin/ single

                Daybed with twin trundle in sunroom off this master...moreless

              • The Scroll: 1 queen

                Handicap accessible with attached bath with walk in shower...moreless

              • Gentle Whisper: 1 king

                Jack and Jill bathroom...moreless

              • Living Waters: 1 king

                Jack and Jill bathroom...moreless

              • New Creation: 1 queen

                Private Deck...moreless

              • Eagle's Nest: 1 queen

                ...moreless

              • Green Pastures: 2 bunk bed

                Four twins...moreless

              • Sleeper Sofa: 1 double

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              • King size beds (3) 3 bedrooms feature spacious King beds with Simmons (r) mattresses: Restoration, Gentle Whisper, and Living Waters., Queen size Beds (3) The Scroll (wheelchair accessible room) on the first floor and New Creation and Eagle's Watch on the lower level feature luxurious Queen beds., Twin or Single Beds (2) The master suite sunroom has a daybed trundle featuring a Simmon's pillow-top world-class mattress on top and a Nikken Kenkopad magnetic mattress in the trundle., Baby Cribs (2) Two portable Pack-n-Play cribs are available along with toys for toddlers., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) The main living rooms has a full-size sleeper sofa to provide 2 with a place to lay their heads. In addition, we have 2 self-inflating mattresses complete with linens and pillows. If your group is larger than 20, please call 4173345214. Friends have nearby accommodations so larger groups can easily stay within walking proximity on the Lake., Bunk Beds (2) Our bunk room sleeps 4....moreless

              Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

              • Master Bathroom: toilet, shower, jetted tub

                FAR Infrared Sauna...moreless

              • Main Level Bathroom: toilet, shower

                ...moreless

              • Jack and Jill: toilet, combination tub/shower

                ...moreless

              • Hall Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

                ...moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • Our family piano awaits guests in the living room, a full-size collector's edition Super Mario pinball machine, 7 acres with hiking trails down to lake, sleeps 20 in beds, if your group is over 20 there are other properties nearby, private sunroom, shuffle board & bowling game table, house library, 6 luxury bedrooms and 1 bunkroom, outdoor campfire pit, Simmons (r) pillow-top mattresses...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Audio Tape Player
                  • Books
                  • Books For Kids
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Foosball
                  • Games
                  • Games For Kids
                  • Music Library:

                    Our family's heirloom piano graces the living room. Bring your own music along. IHome dock for your Ipod or Iphone....moreless

                  • Piano
                  • Radio
                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    (2) The family room and Master Bedroom Suite have HD TVs with satellite - all family channel programming....moreless

                  • Stereo
                  • Television:

                    A smaller TV for the kid's VHS movies is available....moreless

                  • Toys
                  • VCR
                  • Video Game Console:

                    Enjoy our Wii!...moreless

                  • Video Library:

                    A family friendly selection of ancient media (VCRs) is available. VCR is in the Master Bedroom....moreless

                  Theme

                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Romantic
                  • Sports & Activities
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Attractions

                  • Autumn Foliage
                  • Caves
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Forests
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Pond
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Restaurants
                  • Theme Parks
                  • Water Parks
                  • Waterfalls
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Zoo

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Babysitter
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Laundromat
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Horseshoes
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Photography
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shopping
                  • Shuffleboard
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Lake:

                    Located on a bluff overlooking Lake Taneycomo, Branson's premier fishing lake. Bring your hiking shoes so you can access your boat or just fish from our private dock....moreless

                  • Lake View:

                    Our real estate agent's wife said, 'With decades experience in real estate, I can say this is the 2nd most gorgeous lake view I've ever seen!' (since she said 2nd, we believe her!)...moreless

                  • Lakefront:

                    Our property extends down to the lake and we have started to carve out walking trails. It is currently a short (and in some places, challenging) hike down to the lake where a flat delta provides a perfect spot for fishing and wading. ...moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Basketball Court
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Hot Air Ballooning
                  • Hunting
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Parasailing
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Rafting
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Sailing
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Spelunking
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Water Tubing

                  Dining

                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Dining:

                    Room for 16 around the table and 6 more on stools...moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 16 people

                  General

                  • Activities Guide
                  • Air Conditioning
                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Broadband Access
                  • Ceiling Fans
                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    (2)...moreless

                  • Fireplace
                  • Firewood
                  • Garage:

                    A garage with a wheelchair access ramp onto the front-porch makes our home accessible to all....moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating
                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Laundry Soap
                  • Linens Provided:

                    Towels, linens, and kitchen towels are provided. You may want to bring extra towels to enjoy the hot tub....moreless

                  • Living Room
                  • Local Activities Guide
                  • Local Maps
                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Parking
                  • Parking Off Street:

                    6-8 cars can park along our circle driveway...moreless

                  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                    Parking for 1 RV is available but there are no hook-ups....moreless

                  • Security System
                  • Shampoo
                  • Sofa Bed
                  • Telephone:

                    Unlimited local calling....moreless

                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine:

                    Two washers available with laundry soap provided....moreless

                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Wood Fireplace:

                    A see-through large stone fireplace is the center of the upper-level....moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • 4 Ring Stove
                  • Blender
                  • Coffee Grinder
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    Pots, pans, waffle iron, bake ware, ice cream maker, roaster, bread maker, bacon griddle, coffee maker, tea pot...all you need for a Thanksgiving feast or dinner for two. A golfing chef stayed at our home and was, 'very pleased.' Another guest said that our home had, 'the best stocked kitchen' they had ever encountered....moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    Dishware for 26...moreless

                  • Dishwasher
                  • Grill
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen:

                    2 refrigerators, 2 stoves, 8 burners, a microwave, ice maker, dishware for 26...cook for your tribe while enjoying an inspiring view of Lake Taneycomo....moreless

                  • Microwave
                  • Oven:

                    Two...moreless

                  • Pantry Items
                  • Refrigerator:

                    (2) An extra refrigerator is available in the garage....moreless

                  • Stove:

                    Two...moreless

                  • Stove
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Barbecue
                  • Boat:

                    Bring your own boat to rest in our private dock....moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    (4) Our home features 4 beautiful decks: an upper and lower deck face the lake, a large sleepy porch faces the sunrise, and a small private deck awaits guests in the Master Bedroom....moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Porch / Veranda:

                    Complete with wooden rocking chairs and a picnic table....moreless

                  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                  • Walkway To Water
                  • Wood Deck

                  Payment Type

                  • Discover
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa

                  Pool / Spa

                  • Hot Tub:

                    Lower deck features an 8 person hot tub, complete with waterfall and LED lights and a relaxing lake view....moreless

                  • Jacuzzi
                  • Outdoor Hot Tub
                  • Sauna:

                    Master Bedroom Suite has a 2-person infrared sauna....moreless

                  • Spa Whirlpool
                  • Whirlpool
                  • Jetted Tub:

                    Master Bedroom Suite has a private jetted tub....moreless

                  Forms Of Payment

                      • Accept Credit Card

                      House Cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional
                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Holiday
                          Nov 17 - Jan 3, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          $419 $499
                          Fri, Sat
                          $2,917
                          Winter
                          Jan 4 - Mar 1, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          $249 $329
                          Fri, Sat
                          $1,769
                          Spring
                          Mar 2 - May 17, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          $369 $429
                          Fri, Sat
                          $2,540
                          Summer
                          May 18 - Aug 16, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          $599
                          $4,193
                          Fall 2015
                          Aug 17 - Nov 15, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          $359 $449
                          Fri, Sat
                          $2,577
                          Holiday 2015
                          Nov 16 - Jan 3, 2016
                          3 night min stay
                          $419 $499
                          Fri, Sat
                          $2,917

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                          Fees:

                          • Cleaning fee $198 + tax
                          • Tax Rate 6.1%

                          Notes:

                          50% due at time of booking and balance is due 30 days prior to arrival. Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.


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                          Last updated: 11/27/2014
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                          Location

                          15.5 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Branson Airport
                          4 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          Holiday Hills
                          5 Miles
                          Nearest Train
                          Branson Scenic train
                          3 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          Hwy 76 East
                          6 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Several at Branson Landing
                          15 Miles
                          Nearest Beach
                          Moonshine Beach

                          Car: Necessary

                          on Lake Taneycomo,5 miles from Branson Landing, 15 from airport, 15 from Silver Dollar City

                          Other Activities: Parsailing, Wildlife viewing, Mini golf, Hot air ballooning, Shopping, Boating, Rock climbing, Health/beauty spa

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2009

                          About the owner: Early 2010, our fun-filled family embarked on four months of remodeling to transform this lakeview home into Rivendell! After taking prayer and writing retreats for 17 years, the door opened for us to create a retreat home of our own. Through the miracle of adoption, we are the overjoyed parents of three outrageously creative children. Our eldest is gifted with Asperger's Syndrome, our middle is graced with extroverted compassion, and our youngest is currently seeking to master burping the ABCs... We home school part-time, parent full-time, and laugh a lot to stay sane. Our personal residence is about one hour from Rivendell -- out in the country where you can count the stars. We are the happy guardians of 4 rescued (outside) dogs, 3 odd (outside) cats, 1 rabbit (yes, inside...for the moment), and 9 unusually social chickens. We write. We travel. We invest in the next generation. We welcome you to Rivendell, our Branson retreat home!

                          Why the Owner Chose Branson:
                          The rocks, hills, trees, lakes...Branson is filled with natural beauty. Since moving to Missouri from Texas in 1996, we've made frequent trips down to Branson to take the kids to Silver Dollar City as a family or to find a quiet retreat for rest and writing individually. We love the drive and often have taken side roads to simply enjoy the scenery. Over the years, a dream grew in our heart of creating a home that could be a happy haven for families and a spiritual resting place for pilgrims. Our dreams accelerated in October of 2009 when we found this gorgeous home with a beautiful view, private acreage, and enough room for us to create a place of renewal and rest.

                          The Unique Benefits at this House:
                          Reunions, family vacations, staff retreats, personal getaways, a writer's haven... Groups will enjoy cooking in a beautiful lake view kitchen with 2 ovens. Once dinner is served, all can eat together in a kitchen/dining room that seat 22 comfortably or many more by simply opening the dining room door onto the upper deck. Families will appreciate two living rooms, a 4-bed bunkroom just inches off the lower family room, loads of interactive games, and enough decks, patios, and yard to give everyone space to roam. Small groups will delight in several warm rooms ideal for connecting, debriefing, brainstorming, and planning for the future with the only distractions being an occasional eagle and the irresistible sunsets...Our conference-size dining table seats 16 in comfort in a room sure to inspire. Individuals will relish their private bedrooms, each of which features a relaxing chair/chaise and a desk that will bring out the writer in you! Every room is named, customized, and designed to spoil your body while you rest your mind.


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                          Photos

                          • refreshing, panoramic lake view

                            refreshing, panoramic lake view

                          • Restoration: a private sunroom, deck, jacuzzi tub, & 2-person sauna await you!

                            Restoration: a private sunroom, deck, jacuzzi tub, & 2-person sauna await you!

                          • Gentle Whisper: drenched in lavenders this room features art from Josh Mitchell

                            Gentle Whisper: drenched in lavenders this room features art from Josh Mitchell

                          • Eagles Watch: a lake view of nesting eagles and an Elliot's custom bed

                            Eagles Watch: a lake view of nesting eagles and an Elliot's custom bed

                          • inviting writing desks in every bedroom

                            inviting writing desks in every bedroom

                          • the upper living room: rich conversation, restful days, and a peaceful view

                            the upper living room: rich conversation, restful days, and a peaceful view

                          • wheelchair accessible walkway from garage onto front porch

                            wheelchair accessible walkway from garage onto front porch

                          • family room with HDTV, cable, Wii, foosball, pinball machine, and shuffle board

                            family room with HDTV, cable, Wii, foosball, pinball machine, and shuffle board

                          • a sunroom designed to pamper guests in the Master Bedroom Suite

                            a sunroom designed to pamper guests in the Master Bedroom Suite

                          • The Scroll: a room designed by an author to inspire writing

                            The Scroll: a room designed by an author to inspire writing

                          • Living Water: a view of the deer and a wardrobe of Narnian charm

                            Living Water: a view of the deer and a wardrobe of Narnian charm

                          • New Creation: this sunny room walks out to the lower deck and hottub

                            New Creation: this sunny room walks out to the lower deck and hottub

                          • "the best stocked kitchen we've ever seen!" (guest, Fred)

                            "the best stocked kitchen we've ever seen!" (guest, Fred)

                          • an aerial view of the home's wooded privacy

                            an aerial view of the home's wooded privacy

                          • fenced-in backyard -- safe room to run for the kids

                            fenced-in backyard -- safe room to run for the kids

                          • relax in the evening in an 8-person hot tub with a soothing waterfall

                            relax in the evening in an 8-person hot tub with a soothing waterfall

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                          $249 - $599 per night (USD)
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                          7 Bedroom / 4 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 20

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