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Beautiful, Rustic Log Home on Lake Martin! 5 Star *

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Last updated: 10/24/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Eclectic house description

Beautiful, rustic log home with all amenities, boat dock and boat ramp access to beautiful Lake Martin Comes with extended living screened in comfort porch, master bedroom with king bed, loft with two swinging single beds, main floor bath, eat in kitchen and living room with gas fireplace. Downstairs, large family room with fold out queen couch, full wet bar with refrigerator, separate bedroom with two bunk beds (double/twin each), Full laundry room, bathroom and walk out patio and extended deck with attached outdoor fire pit. Rustic furnishings with total comfort in mind.
Perfect for family vacationers, those interested in boating, fishing, golfing, horseback riding. Nearby hunting site, (Yates West), Alabama hunting zone, over 3000 acres available to those with a valid Alabama hunting license and area permit.
Also within close distance to Auburn football games.
Keywords: Rustic, secluded, newly built log home, beautiful top to bottom.

Property Type

  • House
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            25, no exceptions...moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            Plenty of room for swimming (including shallow area protected from open water by dock) and additional activities. Access to a beautiful two-story boat dock and countless activities in the area for children of all ages....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            ABSOLUTELY NO SMOKING is allowed inside of the house, though each level has a porch/patio with easy access to outside....moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed:

            We have three labs on the property that are very friendly and love to play but are also protective of the property. ...moreless

          • Wheelchair Accessible

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10-12

          • Bedroom 1


          • Bedroom 2


          • Loft : 2 twin/ single

            two swinging single beds...moreless

          • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2) Two single beds in loft, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Additional fold out bed available, Bunk Beds (2) Double on bottom single on top on bottom floor of house...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

              • The house is about 200 yds from the boat dock and we do have a 6 person golf cart to carry you back and forth up and down the hill.The cart is included with the rental. a 25 ft boat slip available with electric and water. huge sun deck, fridge, music, shower, etc....moreless


              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Stereo
              • Television
              • Video Games


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


              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Marina
              • Restaurants
              • Theme Parks
              • Winery Tours

              Local Services & Businesses

              • Groceries
              • Hospital

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Horseback Riding
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Lake
              • Lake View:

                This new home is behind our lakefront log home. We have three acres of cleared and wooded property on the lake, making for a beautiful view from anywhere on the property. All renters will have use of the boat dock to swim and dock their boat in it's own bay. We have our own private boat ramp that you can use to launch your boat in no time. Our slue is usually very calm and perfect for wake boarding, skiing or just swimming. Water and electricity available on the dock. We are only minutes from Chimney Rock, Lake Martin Dam, Goat Island, Kowaliga Marina, Russell Marine and Sinclair's restaurant....moreless

              • Rural

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Hiking
              • Hunting
              • Hunting Big Game
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Jet Skiing
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Pier Fishing
              • Rock Climbing
              • Sailing
              • Swimming
              • Water Skiing
              • Water Tubing
              • Wind-Surfing


                  • Dining Area


                  • Air Conditioning:

                    Central heating & air conditioning...moreless

                  • Broadband Access
                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    Brand new high capacity Sears Kenmore dryer...moreless

                  • Fireplace:

                    out door fire pit...moreless

                  • Gas Fireplace:

                    Stone-faced, gas lit indoor fireplace...moreless

                  • Internet
                  • Linens Provided:

                    All linens provided; additional beach towels may be needed....moreless

                  • Living Room
                  • Mobile Phone
                  • Parking:

                    ample parking area...moreless

                  • Parking Off Street:

                    Driveway parking available with additional parking available as needed...moreless

                  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                    Plenty of room available for an RV/Boat/Trailer with additional space available as needed...moreless

                  • Washing Machine:

                    Brand new high capacity Sears Kenmore washer...moreless

                  • Wireless Internet:

                    High speed Internet ...moreless


                  • Catering Available:

                    Dining options of all varieties available within a short distance...moreless

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    Everything a good cook needs provided.. ...moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    all dishes and utensils provided...moreless

                  • Dishwasher:

                    Brand new full-capacity Sears Kenmore dishwasher...moreless

                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen:

                    Brand new fully equipped kitchen complete with all new appliances (Including an oven, slow cooker, electric skillet, George Foreman grill & more!) you need to prepare and enjoy meals of all sizes...moreless

                  • Microwave:

                    Brand new built-in Sears Kenmore high power microwave...moreless

                  • Oven
                  • Refrigerator:

                    (2) Brand new Sears Kenmore high capacity refrigerator with ice maker!...moreless

                  • Stove
                  • Toaster


                  • Balcony:

                    Balcony off loft provides privacy and a breath of fresh air!...moreless

                  • Boat:

                    owners boat may be rented at OWNERS DISCRETION with proper credentials and experience....moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Screened in porch on main floor with patio off basement....moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Ski & Snowboard:

                    some equipment available. wakeboard, skis, tube....moreless

                  • Wood Deck


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                  from 21 traveler reviews
                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  off season
                  Oct 7 - Apr 30, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  high season
                  May 1 - Sep 30, 2015
                  3 night min stay

                  Additional information about rental rates


                  • cleaning fee $150
                  • Taxes Not included


                  Minimum stay for 4th of July week is on week

                  Cancellation policy:

                  100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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                  Last updated: 10/24/2014
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                  21 Unavailable
                  22 Today
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                  25 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Montgomery al
                  15 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  stillwaters public
                  20 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Interstate 85. Talassee exit
                  5 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant

                  Car: Necessary

                  6 seat golf cart provided for (200 ft) ride down to water and dock! We now have a two person kayak for your use

                  starting this season.


                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2011

                  About the owner: We, Gail & Rich Knef, as owners of a beautiful log home on Lake Martin, are airline employees who travel the world, but love to come home to our own 'piece of paradise' in Tallassee, Alabama. We welcome rental tenants who can also share in the beauty of this property and surroundings. We also share this with our three labs, Cocoa, Java + Chino. Lake activities are unlimited and convenient access to it all is right at your fingertips at this Lake Martin getaway. Come enjoy! You can follow us on Facebook and Pinterest under the Log Knest.

                  Why the Owner Chose Eclectic:
                  Because if you want the nicest, cleanest, and just all around best place on the lake to stay, plus a beautiful log home, this is where you stay.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  Peace and privacy with the utmost enjoyment. Uncrowded lake access and lake sports easily available. we will go out of our way to make this a great experience for you.

                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english



                  • View of the lake and sailing club

                    View of the lake and sailing club

                  • Sunrise at the Lake

                    Sunrise at the Lake

                  • Chino, Java & Cocoa!

                    Chino, Java & Cocoa!

                  VRBO #346187

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                  This listing was first published here in 2011.

                  Date last modified - Friday, October 24, 2014

                  $150 - $250 per night (USD)

                  2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 12

                  View calendar: Updated 10/24/14
                  Minimum stay: 2-3 nights
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                  Member since: 2011
                  Speaks: english
                  • Calendar last updated 10/24/2014
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