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5 Star Rated * Lakefront 5BR/6BA Home - Lake Sherwood/W. St. Louis

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Now this is a GREAT Room! Complete w/ 2 story stone fireplace to relax & enjoy.

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Last updated: 08/25/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

St. Louis house description

'SERENITY', the name of this spectacular LAKEFRONT home, has all the amenities for a memorable vacation regardless of what season you choose to come.

This 4,500+ sq ft home has 120 ft of shoreline complete with private dock on the Main Lake at Lake Sherwood in one of the best coves for swimming, fishing and enjoying the lake. With more than 3,000 sq feet of decks, patios and dock you can take full advantage of enjoying the outdoors.

Want to explore the lake? We have a paddle boat, kayak and canoe for you to use. Spend the day on the water floating on one of the many water toys that are provided. The lake has great fishing too right off our dock. Enjoy the screened in porch or hang out on the rocking chair deck or chill out in one of the hammocks hanging in the trees. Then end your day relaxing in the 8 person hot tub under the starlit sky.

Cathedral ceilings offer breathtaking views of the water & tree filled property as does the sunroom and many decks located around the house and lake side so no matter what time of year 'SERENITY' is a great escape. Cozy around the 2 story stone fireplace or curl up with a good book in the loft area. You will love the privacy and you will feel lost in the tranquility.

The whimsical lower entertainment level has fun for everyone. Enjoy the custom made Texas Hold em Poker Table, Foosball, Pool Table and we have numerous fun games, DVDs, books and CDs for our guests use. Then to top it off you will find the home theatre featuring a 110 inch Projection TV, awesome surround sound, Direct TV with Tivo, Blu-Ray DVD Player and we have a Wii. We even have comfy theatre seating. Oops! Forgot to mention the bar area with microwave for that needed movie popcorn.

There is a large gourmet kitchen that is perfect for entertaining. The kitchen has a large granite topped center island w/extra prep sink, double ovens, microwave, all cooking & serving utensils you need for whipping up spectacular meals. We even have a supply of many spices, condiments, paper products for your convenience. Bring your favorite recipes, food and channel your inner Chef!

This home has 5 bedrooms (one with 2 sets of bunk beds and a sofa sleeper that is the perfect kids room) and 4 full bathrooms and 2 half baths. The Master Bedroom Suite & Master Bath is located on the main floor and the other 4 bedrooms w/Jack and Jill bathrooms are on the upstairs guest level. We even have a 2nd floor guest laundry for drying out those suits. No need to bring linens or beach towels either as we provide it all.

We have pictures to give you a sampling of what 'SERENITY' has to offer but there is so much more to see and do. See complete house pictures at www.facebook.com/serenitylakehouse

This is truly a perfect place to leave it all behind and come enjoy the lake! Whether gathering for a family reunion, friend get together or a couple escape, why go all the way to the Ozarks when you have 'SERENITY' just outside of St Louis and all the town has to offer! So, come & escape to the lake!

NOTE: We have a 2nd vacation home at Lake Sherwood being offered for vacation rentals. REFLECTIONS Lake House is a 4 bedroom, 3 bath 4,400 sq ft home right on the main lake too with amazing water front views from almost every room. Sleeps 10-14 guests. Check it out at www.reflectionslakehouse.com or VRBO #460587 if Serenity is booked.

WHAT’S NEW at SERENITY? We constantly hear rave reviews about how nice, new and clean our lake home looks. Well, that takes a lot of effort and we continuously strive to enhance your vacation experience. Many of these things didn’t “need” to be done but I love to shop and keep things changing. lol! We are always upgrading to keep SERENITY fresh.

Property Type

  • House
  • 4500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome:

            Great vacation place for kids as we have so much for kids to enjoy at 'Serenity'. Plus we have numerous water toys and life jackets for kids of all ages. ...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Can smoke outside only and in screened in sun porch....moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Must be 25 years old to rent...moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Limited Accessibility

          Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 12-16

          • Master Bedroom & Luxury Bath : 1 king

            Master Suite on main level ...moreless

          • Palms Bedroom : 1 king

            Upstairs Guest Level ...moreless

          • Log Bedroom : 1 queen

            Upstairs Guest Level ...moreless

          • Bunk Bed Room : 2 bunk bed, 1 sleep sofa /futon

            Perfect room for kids (can sleep up to 6-8 kids)...moreless

          • Lower Level Sofa Sleeper : 1 sleep sofa /futon

            Plus we have a queen Aero Bed ...moreless

          • VIP Suite w/extra sofa sleeper : 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

            Upstairs Guest Level ...moreless

          • All bedrooms come with high quality sheets, bedding and plenty of extra pillows. Guests do not need to bring any bedding supplies. (Except special baby sleeping supplies, if applicable)...moreless

          Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 2 Half Bathrooms

          • Master Bath Suite : toilet, shower, jetted tub

            Located in Master on Main Level ...moreless

          • Great Room Half Bath: toilet

            Located in the main level great room area...moreless

          • Kitchen Half Bath : toilet

            Located in kitchen hallway...moreless

          • Palm & Bunk Bed Shared Bath : toilet, combination tub/shower

            Jack & Jill style shared bath with seperate vanity area...moreless

          • VIP Suite & Log Room Shared Bath : toilet, combination tub/shower

            Jack & Jill style shared bath with seperate vanity area...moreless

          • Lower Level Bath : toilet, shower

            Located on the entertainment level...moreless

          • Hair dryers are in every bathroom. We even have shampoo, conditioner & soap dispensers in each shower for our guests. And...YES we provide toilet paper. (Crazy that some VRBO places do not.)...moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Cooking Utensils:

            The kitchen is equipped with everything you need for entertaining large groups. Complete with many large serving dishes, plenty of flatware/dishes, kitchen aide mixer, blenders, coffee maker, griddles and more. You don't need to bring anything as we have it all for your use! We even provide some basic spices, foil, saran wrap and more....moreless

          • Kitchen:

            Gourmet kitchen with double oven, microwave, stove top, large double sink, dishwasher, huge center island with prep sink, trash compactor and more. Plus a large kitchen table and additional dining seating in the screened in porch off the kitchen and patio set on deck off lower level for additional dining. ...moreless

          • Dining:

            Large eat in kitchen with table for 8 plus we have extra seating at the kitchen bar, screened in porch off the kitchen. There are a lot of additional outdoor eating areas too....moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            For Guests - 1 in kitchen and 1 in Lower Level both with ice makers. Plus mini fridge in bar area. Plus we have numerous portable coolers for your use....moreless

          • Pantry Items:

            Stocked pantry with basic spices. The supply changes so if you need something special then we suggest you bring it. ...moreless

          • Coffee Maker:

            KEURIG & Several regular coffee makers (remember to bring your own coffees). ...moreless

          • Stove:

            Double ovens in the kitchen. Plus outside large gas grill also has an oven....moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            We have enough serving dishes, plates, glasses, silverware, etc. ...moreless

          • Microwave:

            1 in the kitchen and 1 in the bar area...moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            8...moreless

          • Child's Highchair
          • Toaster
          • Ice Maker
          • Dishwasher
          • Seating for 8 people

          Amenities

          • Parking Off Street:

            We do have additional parking at the house. Can accommodate up to six cars in the driveway parking areas. (We do have a steep driveway but all cars are fine going up and down it.)...moreless

          • Gas Fireplace:

            One on main floor and one in the lower level entertainment area with easy push button remotes. So nice!...moreless

          • Fitness Room / Equipment:

            no actual equipment at the house but there are plenty of hills to hike and run. Plus lake swimming. ...moreless

          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

            RV camping available at the Lake Sherwood campground for a nominal fee...moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            Lots of bath towels and we also have many beach towels provided...moreless

          • Fireplace:

            In addition to indoor fireplaces we also have outdoor firepits....moreless

          • Linens Provided:

            All bedding is supplied & we have extra sets for all beds....moreless

          • Living Room seats 10:

            2 story large great room with stone fireplace...moreless

          • Garage:

            2 car oversized garage attached to home ...moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            Guest laundry on 2nd floor ...moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            Guest laundry on 2nd floor...moreless

          • Air Conditioning:

            Zoned heating and cooling ...moreless

          • Heating
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board

          Other Amenities

              • 24 hour gated community with a public beach that is fun for the little kids. Plus at the clubhouse there is a snack bar open during the summer and sand volleyball at the clubhouse. At the entrance to Lake Sherwood there are basketball courts, walking track, kids playground and more. We are located on the main lake but 5 other small lakes to fish from and there are fishing docks on each lake. Can swim from our dock or take the canoe, kayak or paddle boat out. ...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Video Game Console:

                Wii Game Console is provided and you can bring your xbox as we have the 110 inch TV system programmed for XBox ...moreless

              • Games:

                We have a large assortment of all types of board games, cards, etc. for all ages. We even have hula hoops!...moreless

              • Toys:

                We do not have many actual toys so we suggest you bring those based on your children's ages. ...moreless

              • Books:

                Books are located all throughout the house for you to curl up and read ...moreless

              • Game Room:

                The lower level entertainment is a great game/party room....moreless

              • Television:

                5 TVs with Direct TV and 2 of the TVs with TIVO service ...moreless

              • Video Games:

                Resort and Sport Wii games Bring your favorites too!...moreless

              • Pool Table:

                You can have a great pool tournament....moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                Direct TV Service with 100+ channels...moreless

              • Stereo:

                IPod/IPhone/CD players in many rooms...moreless

              Communications

              • Mobile Phone:

                Note: Typically most cell phones do have limited connectivity inside the house. Depends on your carrier. There are house phones for guest use with FREE Unlimited long distance calling within the US....moreless

              • Computer Available:

                Guest computer is located in kitchen desk area for guest use plus house is equipped with free WiFi. You can bring your own laptops to use too! (no printer access)...moreless

              • Wireless Internet:

                We offer FREE WiFi through out the entire house ...moreless

              • Telephone:

                Land line phone system throughout the house....moreless

              • Free Long Distance:

                Unlimited calling within the US. ...moreless

              • Internet

              Pool & Spa

              • Hot Tub:

                Relaxing 8-person hot tub located on deck off lower level with scenic views of the lake and enjoy the star filled nights...moreless

              • Communal Pool:

                Pool located at the beach/clubhouse. Daily use guest fee is charged...ask for details. ...moreless

              Outdoor Features

              • Deck / Patio:

                This home has more than 3,000 sq ft of decks, patios and dock to enjoy the peaceful views complete with outdoor furniture. You'll love the rocking chair deck! There is a large deck down by the lake too that has a seating area with a firepit. You'll find assorted branches and wood about our lot you can gather to burn in the firepit. ...moreless

              • Boat:

                NOTE: Our boats are NOT for guest use due to insurance rules. Lake Sherwood does not allow outside boats either. We do have the paddle boats, canoe & kayak for you to explore the lake....moreless

              • Water Sports Gear:

                We have more that 30 assorted neoprene life jackets in sizes for small kids to adults. Plus tons of lake floats, noodles, water toys but please bring your own fishing poles....moreless

              • Balcony:

                Loft balcony area overlooking greatroom with panaromic views of the trees. It is a great place to curl up with a book!...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                Very large outdoor stainless steel gas grill with an oven too. (we provide the propane)...moreless

              • Lawn / Garden:

                We do NOT have any yard, grassy areas but there are nearby kids playgrounds....moreless

              • Kayak / Canoe:

                1 canoe, 1 Kayak & Paddleboat for guests to use ...moreless

              • Golf:

                Many golf courses nearby within 15-30 minutes....moreless

              • Garden Chairs:

                16...moreless

              Theme

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

              Location & View

                  • Lakefront:

                    Located on the main lake has 120 ft of shoreline in one of the best coves at Lake Sherwood. Ideal for swimming & floating right off our large dock....moreless

                  Activities

                  • Restaurants
                  • Fishing
                  • Basketball Court
                  • Kayaking
                  • Swimming
                  • Sailing
                  • Hiking
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Shopping
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Antiquing
                  • Boating
                  • Walking
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Playground
                  • Churches
                  • Golf
                  • Cycling
                   

                  Reviews

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  End of Summer/Labor Day
                  Aug 18 - Sep 2, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $595
                  September Special
                  Sep 3 - Sep 30, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $495
                  Octoberfest Season
                  Oct 1 - Nov 2, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $545
                  November Fall Foliage
                  Nov 3 - Nov 25, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $495
                  Thanksgiving Holiday
                  Nov 26 - Nov 30, 2014
                  4 night min stay
                  $595
                  Winter Escape
                  Dec 1 - Dec 23, 2014
                  2 night min stay
                  $495
                  Christmas Holiday
                  Dec 24 - Dec 29, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $595
                  New Years Eve Holiday
                  Dec 30 - Jan 4, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $695
                  Refresh/Renew for The New Year
                  Jan 5 - Feb 28, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  $495
                  Spring Break - Season - 2015
                  Mar 1 - May 21, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $545
                  Memorial Day Holiday - 2015
                  May 22 - May 26, 2015
                  4 night min stay
                  $645
                  Summer Vacation Season - 2015
                  May 27 - Jun 30, 2015
                  5 night min stay
                  $695
                  July 4th Holiday - 2015
                  Jul 1 - Jul 6, 2015
                  5 night min stay
                  $745
                  Summer Vacation Season - 2015
                  Jul 7 - Aug 16, 2015
                  5 night min stay
                  $695
                  End of Summer/Labor Day - 2015
                  Aug 17 - Sep 7, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $595
                  My Standard Rate
                  2 night min stay
                  $495

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees and Rental Conditions:

                  • Cleaning Fee $295
                  • Property Damage Protection $49
                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $350
                  • Taxes Not included

                  Notes:

                  Holiday Dates May Be Higher Rates. Rates valid thru 2014. All rates/bookings are confirmed by property owner. Cleaning fees vary based on size of group & time of year...$295+. Rates are subject to change, based on availability. (Looking for lower rates? Check out http://www.vrbo.com/460587 www.reflectionslakehouse.com)


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                  Last updated: 08/25/2014
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                  Location

                  40 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Lambert St Louis International Airport (STL
                  10 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Hwy 70
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  We have a clubhouse beach area on the main lake
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  T & D Tavern (local super casual bar)
                  20 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Numerous Courses
                  20 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Closest are really all 20-30 minutes

                  Car: Necessary

                  Lake Sherwood is a beautiful 140 acre lake that you can swim or fish right off our large dock. 'SERENITY' is a lakefront home on the MAIN lake. Guests are welcomed to use the clubhouse (with summer snack bar), beach and basketball/volleyball courts. There is so much to do at SERENITY but if you want to venture out then you may be wondering...

                  How far to?

                  20 minutes to numerous wineries & the famous Katy Bike Trail, shopping, groceries & restaurants

                  25 minutes to Historic Washington, MO

                  30 minutes to Chesterfield area Premium Outlet Malls (opening 9/2013)

                  45 minutes to Six Flags, Historic St Charles, Casinos & Lambert International Airport

                  60 minutes to Busch Stadium/Downtown, Edward Jones Dome, St Louis Zoo and numerous attractions

                  Plus nearby you have many great golf courses!!

                   

                  Manager info

                  Year Purchased: 2003

                  About: Serenity was built for family and friends to gather for fun, relaxing and memories. Lake Sherwood is the best kept secret outside of St Louis that I have enjoyed since a young child. You will enjoy the feeling of being away from the world here with all it's beauty and wildlife. Pictured are L-R, Amy Fossett, Terrie Stiles & Kim Garner (owner). We are long time friends and have enjoyed the lake since Kim & Amy bought there first weekend house in 1997 at Lake Sherwood. Several years later we sold that weekend house and Kim Garner had this home custom built in 2003. The home was designed for entertaining friends and guests. We are now pleased to offer it for rental for others to enjoy. The minute you drive through the gates at Lake Sherwood you will experience the true 'Serenity' of the lake.

                  Why St. Louis:
                  With 'Serenity' only being 25 minutes from Chesterfield and less than an hour from downtown St Louis/Cardinal Baseball/Rams and most St. Louis Tourist Attractions makes this a perfect getaway without taking forever to arrive. There is so much to do around this area that one could spend several days without even taking advantage of all St Louis has to offer. The wineries, Katy's Trail (hiking and biking), shopping nearby and enjoying all Lake Sherwood has is a vacation in itself.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  Floating on the water and BBQ in the summer and warming up in the hot tub in the winter are my favorite things to do here. If the weather is not so great, the basement is full of entertainment. Watching deer through the two story windows while sitting in front of the fireplace is also relaxing.


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                  • Now this is a GREAT Room! Complete w/ 2 story stone fireplace to relax & enjoy.

                    Now this is a GREAT Room! Complete w/ 2 story stone fireplace to relax & enjoy.

                  • Gourmet kitchen w/adjacent screened in porch for added dining spaces.

                    Gourmet kitchen w/adjacent screened in porch for added dining spaces.

                  • Screened in porch is right off the kitchen. Many blissful mornings spent here.

                    Screened in porch is right off the kitchen. Many blissful mornings spent here.

                  • 8 person Hot Tub. At night see the bright stars and glistening lake views.

                    8 person Hot Tub. At night see the bright stars and glistening lake views.

                  • The theatre area w/110 inch HDTV w/surround sound is a very popular hang out.

                    The theatre area w/110 inch HDTV w/surround sound is a very popular hang out.

                  • Master Bedroom suite with king bed, luxurious bedding, lake views & 47 in TV.

                    Master Bedroom suite with king bed, luxurious bedding, lake views & 47 in TV.

                  • Log Bedroom with Queen Bed and LakeViews

                    Log Bedroom with Queen Bed and LakeViews

                  • Bunk Bed room, 2 full/2 twin beds + queen sofa sleeper.  32 in TV  2nd Level

                    Bunk Bed room, 2 full/2 twin beds + queen sofa sleeper. 32 in TV 2nd Level

                  • Palms Room with King Bed and Lake Views & 32 in TV (2nd level)

                    Palms Room with King Bed and Lake Views & 32 in TV (2nd level)

                  • Large dock w/paddleboat, canoe and kayak for your use. Boats not for rent.

                    Large dock w/paddleboat, canoe and kayak for your use. Boats not for rent.

                  • Another great deck which is perfect for enjoying your morning coffee.

                    Another great deck which is perfect for enjoying your morning coffee.

                  • Welcome to SERENITY Lake House! 

All recent photos, more at our facebook page.

                    Welcome to SERENITY Lake House! All recent photos, more at our facebook page.

                  • Breathtaking views out the wall of windows to the lake and tree vista, WOW!

                    Breathtaking views out the wall of windows to the lake and tree vista, WOW!

                  • Fully stocked kitchen, perfect for entertaining!

                    Fully stocked kitchen, perfect for entertaining!

                  • The serene rocking chair deck is a good spot to watch for the deer that visit.

                    The serene rocking chair deck is a good spot to watch for the deer that visit.

                  • Party room w/pool, poker, foosball table, fireplace and hot tub right outside.

                    Party room w/pool, poker, foosball table, fireplace and hot tub right outside.

                  • So much to see and do in this fun party room. Plus check out my crazy clocks.

                    So much to see and do in this fun party room. Plus check out my crazy clocks.

                  • Luxurious master bath suite with whirlpool tub, large separate shower. WOW!

                    Luxurious master bath suite with whirlpool tub, large separate shower. WOW!

                  • VIP Queen Bedroom w/Queen Sofa Sleeper & 37 in TV (2nd level)

                    VIP Queen Bedroom w/Queen Sofa Sleeper & 37 in TV (2nd level)

                  • 2 upstairs Jack & Jill full Baths between bedrooms

                    2 upstairs Jack & Jill full Baths between bedrooms

                  • Enjoy lake views from one of the 5 decks/porches, hot tub, hammocks, swing, etc.

                    Enjoy lake views from one of the 5 decks/porches, hot tub, hammocks, swing, etc.

                  • Kids of all ages enjoy oir water toys and lake. Or just float and chill.

                    Kids of all ages enjoy oir water toys and lake. Or just float and chill.

                  • Front view of house.  Garage and outside parking for 8+ cars.

                    Front view of house. Garage and outside parking for 8+ cars.

                  VRBO #333364

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