Top Choice: "Smith Lake Retreat"
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- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
Lewis Smith Lake house description
Welcome to Smith Lake Retreat in beautiful Cullman County. This spacious, non-smoking home, available for rent, will help you get away from city life and enjoy the easy-going pace of the Northern Alabama countryside. You and your family will long remember this Smith Lake rental. Whether you choose to stay in Spring, Summer, Winter or Fall, you will feel at home while only an hour away from Birmingham and Huntsville.
This retreat hide-away overlooking Smith Lake includes a rear porch that leads to a multi-level dock made just for sunbathing. Tie down your motor boat or pontoon after a day of swimming, water-skiing or fishing for largemouth bass, spotted bass, striped bass, bream, and crappie, and enjoy the beautiful sunset over the lake.
This beautiful cedar-finished home has four bedrooms and three baths on two floors spread over 2400 square feet. The home was built in 1994, has 145 feet of water frontage, with deep, year-round water access from Smith Lake (Pigeon Roost Creek).
From both the upper-level living room, as well as the master bedrooms, and from the lower-level den, you can access decks leading to the two-story dock.
Lewis Smith Lake on the Sipsey fork of the Warrior River has over 500 miles of shoreline and 21,000 acres of clear water for sport fishing, skiing, and boating. Smith Lake draws campers, fishermen and recreational boaters from all over the Southeast. It is located midway between Birmingham and Huntsville, and is nestled among the pastures and rolling hills of northern Alabama. Smith Lake serves as a perfect get away for individuals in both metro areas. This website's Top Choice of Smith Lake rentals.
The owner has made this exceptional home available to you for weekend or week long vacations. Take all the time you need to soothe your soul and relax your spirit. Please contact David either by phone or e-mail to discuss rentals of this beautiful home.
Keywords: Smith Lake Rental
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Pets Not Allowed
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
Kitchen & Dining
- Ice Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Air Conditioning
- Linens Provided
- Wood Fireplace
- Clothes Dryer
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Deck / Patio
- Outdoor Grill
- Water Skiing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Jet Skiing
- Sight Seeing
ReviewsWrite a review
Our experience was great. We stayed here with our daughter and son-in-law and their two young children. My son and his girlfriend also were with us.The description regarding the property was accurate. The place was clean and had everything we needed. The owner was extremely nice and very easy to work with. We will stay here again and we will recommend this place to our friends and family.
- Guest Ted (Thaxton, MS)
- Date of stay 05/25/12
- Review Submitted 05/29/12
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, romantic getaway, age 55+, families with young children, girls getaway.
It was the Perfect Property for us!
It was the Perfect Property for us!
I am a Youth Group Leader from a small church. This past week-end, we held a Retreat at this home on Smith Lake. It was perfect for us. We were able to house our guys downstairs where there were 6 single beds available and our male chaperone slept on the daybed in the gameroom area where he was able to monitor there activities. The downstairs had a separate entrance which worked well for our boys who wanted to fish in the early morning. Upstairs, we had 2 bedrooms and a futon for our girls. The house was plenty roomy for the 12 of us. The kitchen was well stocked. Unfortunately during our stay, the upstairs a/c "froze up" and quit cooling. I called the owner, David, about it around 9AM Monday morning. He returned my call within 20 minutes and there was a repairman there within an hour. The entire situation was resolved before noon. Everyone has had the a/c break down - I certainly don't blame David for that. I am extremely impressed with how he handled the situation. I would trust that he would take care of any problems that a renter let him know about. We had a great experience and it was the perfect property for us.
- Guest Youth Group Leader (South Alabama)
- Date of stay 06/25/11
- Review Submitted 06/29/11
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, girls getaway, adventure seekers.
Great family vacation
Great family vacation
My extended family: parents, my family, my two sisters' families, needed a place big enough to accomodate all of us. This place was exceptional. David was very easy to deal with and went out of his way to make us comfortable, answer all questions, and address all concerns. The house and decks are very nice and comfortable. It was an amazing week-long getaway. I definitely will return!!
- Guest Shane (houston, ms)
- Date of stay 05/28/10
- Review Submitted 01/13/11
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, sightseeing, romantic getaway, age 55+, families with young children, girls getaway, adventure seekers.
The house was very nice along with dock and decks. Furnishings outstanding. We caught two bass and one brim. Dish was lousy in program selection. David was exceptionally easy to deal with and understood our problem for rescheduling. Would consider Smith Lake Retreat again.
- Guest Al and Rita (Birmingham, AL)
- Date of stay 06/15/10
- Review Submitted 06/19/10
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, age 55+, girls getaway.
3 Night Minimum .. $550/3 Nights .. $995/7 Nights Call for extended stays
Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
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Year Purchased: 1997
About the owner: Hi, I'm David Philpot and am the owner of Smith Lake Retreat. I've always enjoyed travelling whether across town or over the ocean to unfamiliar countries. Still, I've always relished returning to a familiar spot away from home that was also home to me. At the lake I'm amazed at the clarity and relaxed frame of mind I can achieve, yet also be energized at the same time. I hope you can "Come to Your Best Senses" at Smith Lake Retreat, as many others have before you.
Why the Owner Chose Lewis Smith Lake:
My home is in Birmingham but grew up on the Gulf Coast and have always enjoyed the water, whether fresh or salt. Since Smith Lake is more convenient and one of the cleanest lakes in the U.S. I opted for a lakehome rather than the beach. I realized I couldn't use the house as much as I'd like so I decided to rent and share on a short term basis; with no regrets. I hope you enjoy Smith Lake Retreat and the lake as much as I do with all it has to offer. The house is not a rental but a second home to me, so, welcome to my home. -David Philpot
- Primary: (205) 902-6185
- Secondary: (205) 918-0350 (Alabama, USA)
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