Waterfront Lake House on Beautiful Lake Whitney
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Lake Whitney house description
Sandy Circle Retreat is a Water Front Home on Lake Whitney with Breath Taking View of the Lake & Beautiful Sunsets. The Retreat is Great for several Families with separate Guest Suite upstairs, complete with its own Living Room, Sofa, Bedroom, Bath, Dining, Kitchenette & private Balcony.
The home is a 4 Private bedrooms+1 Sunroom/Bedroom, Private upstairs Suite Bedroom with Bedroom#1 King Size Bed, Sofa/Living Room, Kitchenette w/Bar, Frig Coffee Maker, Desk/PC & Private Balcony. 3 Full Baths , Queen Bed in #2 & #3 Bedrooms bedrooms , Trundle Bed #4 ( Queen or 2 Twins) . Sun Room/Bedroom has 1 Twin, Bunk Beds with Full + Twin Bed & 2 Convertible Beds in 5 bedroom or Sun Room/Bedroom.All Bedrooms and Sunroom Does Close Off with Mini-Blinds for Privacy!
Large Living /Dining Room Area , Open Kitchen with Bar/Island,
Sandy Circle Retreat is just a few steps away to Boating, Swimming, Fishing in the Cove directly behind the Retreat. Lots of trees in a quaint neighborhood, great for walking, biking or just relaxing on Deck reading a book.
FREE Wi-Fi is available NOW!
Pet & Kid Friendly with Large yard with Wrought Iron fence.
Keywords: Waterfront Lake House, Cabin, Cabin Rentals
- 2200 sq. ft.
- 2 story
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18, Beds for 16-18
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- Walk In Shower, 2 Tubs/Enclosed Shower
Kitchen & Dining
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Coffee Maker
- Pantry Items
- Living Room:
- Air Conditioning:
- Towels Provided:
- Parking Off Street
- Washing Machine
- Gas Fireplace
- Linens Provided
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Clothes Dryer
- Covered Parking
- Fossil Hunting; Eagle Watching, best time is in January at Lofers Bend (Dam); Annual Bosque County Wide Garage Sale March 2013; Cirus Mar10-1Annual Texas Largest Fish Fry in Laguna Park Saturday before Labor Day; Bosque River; Pioneer Days first Saturday of October in Whitney; Fossil Rim Wildlife Park in nearby Glen Rose; Annual Antique Alley Sale runs though the nearby towns of Itasca Grandview Cleburne & Maypearl is April & September 2013; Among the many great fishing guide services at Lake Whitney we would like to recommend local fishing guide Johnny Campbell of Striper Specialty Guide Service at www.striperfishing.com or 254-749-9675; Please go to www.lakewhitneychamber.com for more information on local business, events, activities & boat, jet ski, canoe rentals, & boat tours of Lake Whitney. ...moreless
- Music Library:
- DVD Player
- CD Player
- Video Library
- Broadband Access
- Computer Available
- Away From It All
Location & View
- Jet Skiing
- Water Skiing
- Bird Watching
- Outlet Shopping
- Freshwater Fishing
- Sight Seeing
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Vacation weekend review
Vacation weekend review
We enjoyed our 3rd stay at this house. It has been a positive experience each time. The owner is responsive to our questions and friendly. We will return again for another getaway.
- Guest Ross W.
- Date of stay 03/28/14
- Review Submitted 04/02/14
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, age 55+, pet owners, girls getaway, families with young children, romantic getaway, tourists without a car.
Owner response: Thank You for letting me know you enjoyed your stay one more time, I'm going to miss you guys since you are going to build a House here. Lake Whitney is addictive. Look Forward to seeing you again before you move here. Thanks, Barbara
Plenty of room for the whole family!
Plenty of room for the whole family!
Barbara was a joy to work with. The house was big and had plenty of room for us to eat together and just hang out together, both inside and outside. The driveway is very steep and has some high speed bumps as you leave the property. It rained while we were there and there was no mop to clean up the messy floors from the kids. We had to use towels instead. There was also no broom inside. Other than that, there is everything you could possibly want in a kitchen. Keurig coffee pot, regular coffee pot, tea kettle, electric frying pan, blender, ice cream maker. We loved being there as an entire family and the kids had a great time walking down the steep stairs to the water and rocks, fishing, and just wandering around. There was a dog that evidently is the neighborhood dog and she was sweet and loved playing with the kids. One of the boys fell and split his lip and she alerted the other kids even before the injured boy could. She was awesome!
- Guest Melinda S. (Killeen)
- Date of stay 03/13/14
- Review Submitted 03/22/14
Owner response: Thank You I also enjoyed working with you. We usually do have a broom there, but we didn't expect you to mop. I will leave one for next time with all the rain probably need one. I'm glad the children enjoyed there self at Sandy Circle Retreat. Its an adventure with the hill and the Limestone terrain, but it's the Natural Beauty of Lake Whitney we all love! I'm sure they will never forget there Experience! Making Memories that will last a Lifetime. Please come back anytime, we enjoyed having you.
This was our first time actually renting a house for the whole entire family, 18 people to be exact, and we absolutely loved it. It was very easy to book with no issues or hidded fees, and Barbara was really helpful and informative of any questions we had. When we arrived the house was ready and equiped with anything we needed for our stay. It was very roomy and cozy. It was very easy to relax and feel at home ,away from the big city of houston where we recide. The lake was beautiful and peaceful and it felt as if we pretty much had it to ourselfs. We left very pleased and wanting to stay longer. We will definitely be recommending this place to our friends and will be coming back ourselves.
- Guest Anonymous
- Date of stay 10/25/13
- Review Submitted 11/28/13
Owner response: Thank You for letting me know you enjoyed the Lake House and the View Of Lake Whitney is why I bought there to. I'm glad your Family all had fun, I enjoyed working with you to. Please do come again anytime.Lake Whitney is always nice summer or winter. Thanks again, Barbara
mini weekend getaway
mini weekend getaway
for a last minute booking and for my huge family (total of 24) of us ....Barbara was so easy to work with. When we arrived the first thing we noticed upon parking was the beautiful view from the back yard! so serene...i knew it was going to be a great weekend. we had no problems with the house..it was clean..PLENTY of room for our entire family..although we booked for 24 only 21 of us and two dogs went and still plenty of room. it was a great weekend getaway from our busy day to day lives and great way of spending time with family. the view from the backyard is breath taking from the patio...lovely lovely home. thank you for sharing it with us and allowing us to make family memories.
- Guest barbara (ARLINGTON, TX)
- Date of stay 09/27/13
- Review Submitted 09/30/13
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, age 55+, pet owners, girls getaway, families with young children.
Owner response: Thank you for letting me know you enjoyed your stay! I also Loved the View that was the main reason I bought the Lake House! I spent a lot of time updating and building the garage and room above! We have made many memories and I hope you do also!
The house exceeded our expectations. We especially liked the large backyard covered area. The walk down the steep path to the water was prohibitive for most so we had to go elsewhere to fish. That's the only negative we had, but not enough to prevent us from re-visiting.
- Guest Roy (Buda, Texas)
- Date of stay 08/23/13
- Review Submitted 09/12/13
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, families with young children, romantic getaway.
Owner response: Thank You for your Positive Review of my Lake House, Deck and Back Yard. Most People Love the Cove to Swim in since it normally has shallow and deep water its Great for Swimming and Playing in the water. The walk down to the Lake is quite memorable but doable. I'm over 55+ and I can make it down with no Problem. Fishing from the Limestone Ledge is fun, but for the Serious Fisherman they prefer fishing from a Boat, you can also hire a Guide or rent a Boat for the Best Fishing Experience. We Look forward to you to visit again..Bj
Great close to home getaway!
Great close to home getaway!
This house was really nice & secluded. We all went as a company vacation for all us guys at work and it worked out great. We had plenty of space to sleep, a nice deck with a view to sit relax and drink a few cold ones. During the day we were able to walk down to the cove and swim & fish. The water is pretty deep so it made for some good swimming. Its right down the road from Lake Whitney golf club were we played golf and that was a plus. All and all it was just what we all needed, a good getaway without that long 3 - 4 hour drive home.
- Guest TJ (Ennis, Tx)
- Date of stay 08/30/13
- Review Submitted 09/11/13
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, age 55+, girls getaway, families with young children, romantic getaway.
Owner response: Thank You for letting me know how your Guys at your work had a Great time with hanging out on the Deck and Playing Golf at the nearby Golf Course.The Cove is the Best for Swimming, especially now with all the drought we still have water because of the Channel that was over 30' now is about 25' to swim in makes it very nice and cool in this hot Weather. I hope you can get your Family together for the holidays like you want and come back again. Thanks, Bj
We had a great time. The house was very clean and comfortable. The kitchen had all the pots, pans, bowls, etc. that we needed to cook, and even with our crowd, it seemed like there was adequate room. The view was wonderful. The kids all enjoyed fishing, and to their great joy, 3 small fish were caught. We took them to a nearby park to swim, and rented a boat at the marina to pull them around on a tube. Great Fun!!!
- Guest Gerry (La Vernia, TX)
- Date of stay 08/11/13
- Review Submitted 08/14/13
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, age 55+, girls getaway, families with young children, romantic getaway, tourists without a car.
Owner response: Thank You for letting me know what a Great time you had. We love to hear How clean House is also, Lucy takes a Lot of Pride in her work and keeping everything tidy & all things Supplied. I'm glad you got rent the Barge, those are a lot of Fun puling the kids around or just cruising enjoying How Beautiful Lake Whitney is. Please come back anytime..Bj
We just had 5 days in this house. It was everything that was promised. Very comfortable and we had plenty of room for everyone. It was exactly what we needed and I would recommend staying there. It was clean and well maintained. The walk to and from the lake was manageable and we made the trip often. I had 2 5 year old children that managed it without difficulty. Hopefully I can make it for another weekend before it gets too cold.
- Guest Chad M.
- Date of stay 06/16/13
- Review Submitted 07/04/13
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, girls getaway, families with young children, romantic getaway, tourists without a car.
Owner response: I'm so Happy you all enjoyed our Lake Home. The kids always love the swimming in the Cove. Thank You for letting us know How clean it was, Lucy always does a Great job, she will be Happy to hear that! Please do come again & if you cant make it in the Summer, we have people that Love it just as much in the Fall for Family Reunion's & Christmas and Thanksgiving is still Open!Thanks, Bj
Parents 50th Anniversary
Parents 50th Anniversary
The home was great, we all loved our time there. Barbara was great to work with.
- Guest Anonymous
- Date of stay 06/21/13
- Review Submitted 07/02/13
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, age 55+, pet owners, girls getaway, families with young children, adventure seekers.
Owner response: Thank You for letting me know that! You were also very nice to work with, as most people are! That's why I love sharing my Lake Home with others because they also enjoy it just as we do. Thanks, Barbara
Great family getaway....
Great family getaway....
We really enjoyed our stay here. The house was large enough to accommodate our group of 16 very well. We really enjoyed the views off the back deck and the private lake access... We were able to dock our boat right there in the cove and the kids loved swimming right there. It was very rocky though, so water shoes are a must. There is also a fuel station for the boat at Juniper cove which is right around the corner, which made it convenient for fueling up our boat during the week. The house felt very cozy and inviting.. the only thing is I felt there were too many things in the kitchen cabinets, leaving no room for food brought for the week to be put away..everything had to be left out on the counters making the kitchen very cluttered during our stay. Other family members seemed to think it was too overly decorated for a rental. (meaning, some of the decor got in the way of space in the house.. mainly the kitchen area) Too many "staple" food items in the cabinets and many were old or expired.. I'm assuming a lot of these items were left there by previous guests. The upstairs master suite was really nice with lots of space and privacy and great lake views from the balcony. The walk up and down the hill to the lake is quite treacherous but was possible from our 2year olds to 60years. We made several hikes a day to and from the water and didn't have any problems other than catching our breath when we got back up. Its definitely a workout. We thoroughly enjoyed having our coffee on the back deck in the mornings and our dinners there in the evening. The fenced in yard was nice for the kids to play in outside as well. The kids found numerous pets they wanted to take home.. snails, turtles, etc :) Overall, this was a great house for our family getaway and we will most likely be back again sometime. I have already recommended to a couple of friends and family. We had a great time and made lifetime memories..
- Guest Christel (Red Oak, TX)
- Date of stay 06/02/13
- Review Submitted 06/10/13
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, age 55+, pet owners, girls getaway, families with young children, romantic getaway, adventure seekers.
Owner response: Thank You for your Great Review describing my Lake house, you were pretty much right on! Although I do have a Pantry in the Cabinet that has a Turntable that is for all your groceries you must have missed. It may be a little over decorated for a Vacation Rental but most people like the fact it feels like Home. Everyone loves the Cove for Swimming etc as your family did. Please do come back to Visit us again. Thanks, Bj
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Additional information about rental rates
- Pet Fee $50 + tax
- Cleaning Fee $100 + tax
- Refundable Damage Deposit $300
- Tax Rate 9%
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- Nearest Airport: DFW at 75 Miles
- Nearest Motorway: I 35 Stemmons FRwy at 15 Miles
- Nearest Golf: Thousand Oaks & Whie Bluff Resort at 4 Miles
Year Purchased: 1991
About the owner: I discovered Lake Whitney with some friends of mine some 20 years ago. I fell in Love with it's Natural & Unspoiled Beauty. The Cliffs & Rocks are great for fishing Or Diving. The Lake is so Clean & Clear. The Fishing is Great, Boating, Sking is also Great. You can Ski forever & never see any other Boats. Lake Whitney is a well kept Secret. Its has some very nice State Parks & Camping sites.I have some other friends that invited me to Lake Whitney for July 4th Holiday. I was hooked I was determined to find me a place. It is very hard to find a Water Front Lake House you can actually walk down to the water, most are Cliff Hanging Lots which are Beautifull to, but I wanted to be able to walk down to the Water. I bought the Lakehouse over 10 Years ago. I have a Great View & it is very nice & peacefull.It has all been updated with 45' Deck.I plan to retire there some day.. .
Why the Owner Chose Lake Whitney:
Lake Whitney is very quiet & peacefull.The Lake is one of the most Beautifull Lakes In Texas. Lake Whitney has been voted one of The Best Lakes in Texas with all of it's Parks & Camp Ground's. They even have Equestrian Trails for Horseback riding.It is vey close to Dallas/Ft Worth area little over 1 Hour Drive to the Metroplex.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
When you pull into the driveway you see the Lake & you begin to relax. It has a Great View of Lake Whitney from the 45' Deck & every room in the Lake Home.The Neighborhood is a nice place to walk & watch the Squirrels, Birds chirping. You can actually see the Falling Stars in the Black Clear Sky at night.
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Front View Of Lake House
Dining Room Sitting for 8 People + Island Seating
45' Deck with Lots of Seating
45' Deck w/ Fenced Yard for your Pets to enjoy Lake also
Honeymoon Suite Bedroom w/Kitchenette/Desk/Liv Room/Balcony?Table for 2
Santa Fe Bedroom
Sun Room Bedroom/ Sofa beds/Convertable Beds
View From 45' Deck w/Fenced Yard for the children to play Yard Games.
Sunroom with 2 Sofa Beds & Bunk Beds (Full & Twin)
Kitchen w/Island Fully Equip w/Micro,Coffee Pot, Toaster, Blender & Staple Items
We still have Water at Lake Whitney! Fish from this Ledge in front of Sandy Cir
Honeymoon SuiteBedroom/Living/Den/ Desk
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