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Beautiful Lakefront Log Home, Huge Dock, Hot Tub, Decks, +++

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Premier Lakefront Property with Private Boat House


Last updated: 07/01/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

VRBO Bear stayed here: We found this property to be beary special Read review

Property description

We invite you to our lakefront log home located on beautiful Lake Bob Sandlin in the Piney Woods of East Texas. Our special place is nestled among tall pine, maple and hickory trees in a quaint, private setting…the perfect retreat to relax and unwind away from the frantic pace of city life, while getting reacquainted with nature. From fishing, water skiing, sunbathing, swimming, hiking, nature walks, biking and more – it’s right outside the window of our cozy home. Perfect for your family, friends or that special someone to create memories in an extraordinary environment. Great for quilt and scrap booking retreats… and don’t forget our fishing tournaments.

You will want to rise-n-shine early in the morning to enjoy your coffee on the back porch or deck while enjoying the 210 degree view of the lake. Grab your paper or fishing pole and head down to our private dock to relax in the rocking chairs to witness the sunrise and the lake come to life. Lake Bob Sandlin is approximate 10,000 acres with a 120 mile shoreline known for its trophy fishing and an abundance of ducks, coots, heron and other birds. During the winter months, we have witnessed two bald eagles in our back yard. Let’s not forget the raccoons, squirrels and deer! If fishing is not your forte, then swing lazily in our lakeside hammocks reading your favorite book while enjoying spectacular views of the lake. Plenty of antique shops and places to eat in nearby Mount Vernon, Mount Pleasant and Pittsburg…just minutes away.

Our two story log home has a vaulted ceiling with a stone fireplace…with views of the lake. During the winter months, you can nestle by the fireplace or make s’mores in the chimeniea on the deck. The dining area is open to the fully equipped kitchen with refrigerator, ice maker, microwave, dishwasher, coffeemaker, toaster and blender while the ironing board, iron, washer and dryer are located in the utility room. Full cookware and dinnerware. Custom stained glass windows add color and light…while much of the furniture is handcrafted from logs…adding to the coziness of our home. The large breakfast counter/food prep area is highlighted by a mosaic of the Texas Flag while discretely tucking away a complete entertainment center that includes TV, DirectTV Satellite with XM Radio, DVD and Video Game System … with a limited library of music, movies and games. The video tape library is extensive as well as board games…just in case it rains. Yes, we now offer FREE Wi-Fi...ask for details. By the way, the perfect place for rain is on the back porch as the rain hits the tin roof.

Each of the 3 bedrooms is furnished with comfortable queen size beds. The downstairs master bedroom offers a TV/DVD/VCR combo, antique furnishing and a wonderful view of the lake…a perfect view to wake up to. The two bedrooms upstairs also offer TV/VCR units, one with lake view and the other with a view of the tree tops.

Ready for romance? For the adults, we have a hot tub on the rear deck…perfect for night time use while stargazing.

Enjoy dazzling sunsets, great fishing, and the serenity of the outdoors. Bring your boat or jet ski (rentals nearby) to explore the lake. Sunbathe, swim or float the day away.

Keywords: Lakefront, Cabin, Chalet, Lodge, Home, Bungalow, Waterfront, Log Home, Log Cabin


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Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


  • Children Welcome:

    Children should be accompanied by adults...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Over 1000 square feet of covered porches and decks. 1200 square foot boat house with large BBQ and dining area. FREE local and domestic long distance phone service provided. Wi-Fi on site. Cell service works on property. We cannot accommodate large groups such as reunions, retreats, weddings, etc. Availability is limited as this is not a full time rental. You must contact owner for availability. Availability is subject to change....moreless


  • Books:

    Small collection...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Board games and puzzles for the rainy days...moreless

  • Toys:

    Board games and puzzles for the rainy days...moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Game Console:

    Sony system with various games...moreless

  • Video Games
  • Video Library:

    DVD and Video Tapes...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Water View
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing


  • Dining:

    Large log dinning table plus breakfast bar...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access:

    Dish Net...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Duraflame logs only Nov 1 - April 1...moreless

  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Dish Net...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Cotton and flannel bed linens. Bath & beach towels....moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    Ample parking in large circle driveway....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Common boat launch and pavilion two blocks away....moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided:

    Bath & beach towels. ...moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Free access provided...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    Duraflame logs only Nov 1 - April 1...moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Dishes, eating utensils, small appliances, etc....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave:

    Over the range in home, smaller model on the boat dock...moreless

  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    1000SF of covered porches and decks...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    upon request...adults only. Must wear life jackets....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    2 grills: Large grill on dock, smaller grill on rear deck....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Adults must supervise children. **Function and use of hot tub cannot be guaranteed during poor weather conditions....moreless



Write a review 5
from 13 traveler reviews
Enjoying the Fall beauty from the porch. 11/07/2014

VRBO Bear stayed here:

When my travel companions and I arrived at the cabin on the lake, we were amazed by its natural beauty. Our first moments were spent walking out to the pier and enjoying a drink on the deck, watching the moon play on the calm lake waters, enjoying the stars and sounds of nature.

The bedrooms were comfortable and inviting. The heavy quilts were perfect to keep us warm on the cool nights. We fell into a peaceful sleep to the sounds of nature. We awoke early to watch the sunrise over the lake and even spotted some turtles swimming in the water. The comfy beds did allow us to sleep in a number of mornings, but the first one was special and we wanted to get started on enjoying our amazing property.

Late in the fall for East Texas, the trees were changing color still and beautifully stood out against the lake. We enjoyed watching the birds from the house decks and the hot tub. Late at night, we even spotted a raccoon! It was a treat to see so many animals we don’t typically find in the city.

On the few rainy days we kept ourselves entertained with the board game collection and watching old movies on the couch.

The cabin is very well kept and treasured. We found special touches throughout the cabin, small touches which made it truly feel like a home away from home.

The VRBO Bear
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$260 $285
Fri, Sat, Sun

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning Fee $100-150* $100
  • Taxes Not included


We offer off season specials (Oct-April: excluding Spring Break weeks and holidays)

Min stay 2 nights Oct-April

Rent 2 nights, get 3rd night 50% off Oct-April

Rent 4 nights, get 5th night free Oct-April

Weekly $1300 Oct-April

Monthly - please contact owner

Peak season weekly rate is $1800

Min stay 3 nights May-Sept

Personal check must clear before stay


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Last updated: 07/01/2015
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3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Vaughan's Catfish On the Lake

Antique shopping, bird watching, exotic wildlife refuge nearby, sunbathing, stargazing, water sports and grilling. Bob Sandlin State Park is 1 mile away. Boat rental nearby - Linton's Boat Sales (903) 572-8473. Convenient to grocery store, eateries, wineries, hospital and more.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1998

About the owner: My family has owned our log home since 1998. Many friends and family have enjoyed our place and we extend an invite to you. We treat our place special and enjoy every minute we are there...and we know you will too. Billy

Why the Owner Chose Lake Bob Sandlin:
Beautiful location. Easy two hours commute from DFW or Shreveport. Off I30, exit 146 Mount Vernon, the 8 miles. From Fort Worth, 161 Tollway now open avoiding 635 traffic.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
All about nature. Simply beautiful. Largest Boathouse available. Only Lakefront Log Home for rent.

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Speaks: english



  • Premier Lakefront Property with Private Boat House

    Premier Lakefront Property with Private Boat House

  • Welcome to Our Log Home on Lake Bob Sandlin

    Welcome to Our Log Home on Lake Bob Sandlin

  • Gas-less transortation

    Gas-less transortation

  • Sunset


  • Calm evening.

    Calm evening.

  • Deck with hot tub.

    Deck with hot tub.

  • Beautiful and Cozy on the Inside...with All of the Comforts of Home

    Beautiful and Cozy on the Inside...with All of the Comforts of Home

  • Queen Beds in Each of the 3 Bedrooms. All Look Similar with Different Views.

    Queen Beds in Each of the 3 Bedrooms. All Look Similar with Different Views.

  • Beautiful lake!

    Beautiful lake!

  • Decks, Porches and Dock Galore. Plenty of Outdoor Entertaining!

    Decks, Porches and Dock Galore. Plenty of Outdoor Entertaining!

  • Dining for 8, grill, fridge, microwave...even satellite TV...all on the dock.

    Dining for 8, grill, fridge, microwave...even satellite TV...all on the dock.

  • Pull up a chair, grab a book. Or watch TV on the dock.

    Pull up a chair, grab a book. Or watch TV on the dock.

  • Cool break

    Cool break

  • S'mores anyone?

    S'mores anyone?

VRBO #308262

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Date last modified - Monday, July 06, 2015

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Minimum stay: 2 nights
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