Look-Out Lodge on Lake Cumberland.
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- Minimum stay:1-5 nights
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
As the owners of Look Out Lodge (LOL) we take personal pride in making sure each guest has a memorable and relaxing stay. And the reviews from past guests hopefully show that we are sincere about the quality of our property being offered. With winter fast approaching, now is the best time to be looking for your summer getaway with family and friends. Generally, most of our spring and summer inquires come in during the holidays when families are gathered. So be sure you book early for the dates you want now to avoid loosing out. We generally get booked up for the summer for prime dates by February, so plan ahead.
We are a true lake front and lake view property. Unlike many other rental properties that boast "Lake Front and Water Views" that you need to see through the trees to get a glimpse of a passing boat, that is not the case here. We have 365 days of unobstructed views of Lake Cumberland (not Cumberland River) from any of the four floors on this property. Feel free to call or e-mail us with any questions that you may have and we will respond to your inquiry within 12-hours or less. We love to interact with our future guests to be sure that Look-Out Lodge will accommodate your groups needs. For returning house guests you will see some noticeable additions that we have made in 2015 to make LOL a more relaxing and entertaining stay for you and your guests including a new 42 inch Smart WIFI high definition flat screen with full surround sound stereo system in the Great Room, perfect for watching sports or Netflix, which is all included. We also added four new adjustable bar stools for the 3rd floor kitchen. Also new was the addition of a 6 person high end outdoor dining table with swivel chairs to accommodate the larger groups. We now have outdoor dining seating on the third floor balcony that can accommodate up to 14 people at one time. And that's just on the 3rd floor deck alone. Another request recently was for a Kureig coffee maker. Well, we heard you and purchased one for the main kitchen.
This is a four story custom built log and stone home which has a total of 5,275 sq. ft. of indoor living space and over 2,800 sq. ft. of wrap around porches on both the 2nd and 3rd floor. There is an additional court yard on the first level facing the lake with another private tiled patio with outdoor dining table and four dining room swivel chairs with accessed through the recreation room or by the outdoor stair case. The lake views from this patio are also breath taking. We would also include pictures of the vast balconies, but we are limited to the number of pictures we can post with VRBO. Just e-mail us your request for additional photos and we would love to send them to you.
The lodge is fully equipped with more than the average rental property because it is also the owners vacation home. The owners have decorated each of the many rooms individually with fine detail to give a unique perspective to this log home. Each of the bedrooms have engraved suite names above the entrances to give it that "personal touch." Each year there are new features added to the lodge that repeat house guests will notice. The views of the lake and the surrounding vistas from the lodge will keep you outside more than inside. You can see for miles all around. And don't worry if it rains. All of the balconies are fully covered so you can sit back, relax and enjoy no matter what the weather brings. Not seen at most rental properties, this property has two outdoor dining tables and chairs (one is a 4-place dining table and the other is a 6 place dining table) as well as a 4 person bar height seating table and chairs all located on the third level deck. There is additional casual seating all around the two decks consisting of cushioned swivel rockers; wooden rocking chairs and two double seated gliders facing the front yard to welcome guests, all hand crafted by the local Amish community. There is also a double person hammock on a Viking stand on the main deck that has been a real hit with our guests. Whether your dining out, having drinks or just chilling, the outdoor balconies are perfect any time of the day or night. Especially for bird and boat watching.
Look-Out Lodge has a total of 5 bedrooms; 4 1/2 bathrooms; 2 kitchens; great room and dining room on the main floor (3rd floor); a second living room & dining room on the 2nd floor as well as the recreation and game room on the 1st floor. For reservations for 8 persons or less we have the ability to rent down to 3 or 4 bedrooms without the additional living space or recreation room. Be sure to call or e-mail us about these reduced rates, as they are not published.
Lake Cumberland is now at the peak water elevation and is expected to stay there according to the Corp of Army Engineers. So the views of the lake from Look-Out Lodge are absolutely stupendous. And like many other claims of "lake views", there are no trees or mountains blocking the view from any of the decks, balcony's or rooms at LOL. All four seasons have unobstructed views of Lake Cumberland from any floor of the lodge.
The game and recreation room has 18 inch floor tile and accent area rugs; new leather pit group and much more. The circular drive way has also been tiled to give it a great formal curb appeal. Most of our returning guests have really enjoyed the upgrades and the additions. But if you don't need all 5,000 + square feet of indoor space, we have the ability to rent down to 3 or 4 bedrooms at a reduced rate. However, this does not include the game and recreation room at those rates. Just e-mail or call us for these rates. Please note that we have a limit of 12-guests in total. This includes ALL children.
This recreation and game room is very well appointed for family fun. This is a 750 square foot room with 12 foot tall ceiling which is accented with 12 inch crown molding throughout along with two large picture windows which face Lake Cumberland. The game room is equipped with a standard 4X8 pool table; professional ping pong table; 7 foot air hockey table; professional darts; foosball and lounge area with a leather pit group; coffee table with a 42 inch wall mounted LED flat screen 'Smart' TV (WIFI included) and sound bar and DirecTV provided. This recreation room leads to the out-door patio area which has a 4 person outdoor dining table and swivel chairs which also faces the lake. Note: The recreation room is only available to a full house rental.
Look Out Lodge was constructed in January of 2007 by the current owners which is a full log home with stone accents on the exterior and a 27 foot tall stone wood burning fireplace in the Great Room. This property is located in a private gated and secured community with paved streets though out along with all underground utilities. This community also has security surveillance cameras to insure safety during your stay, giving you that peace of mind. The community is surrounded by woods on one side and Lake Cumberland on the other. Look Out Lodge sits high on a bluff in the back end of a cul-de-sac which overlooks Lake Cumberland on the Wolf Creek section adjacent to where the original Alligator I Marina was located and across from Jabez Beach. There is no lake access from LOL, unless you are an experienced hiker or climber. This is the only home on this cul-de-sac which gives you complete privacy and seclusion, not to mention unlimited parking. The lodge also has a circular tiled drive-way and paver designed entrance, giving you a truly beautiful curb side appeal as you or your guests arrive. LOL is fully landscaped with five seperate retaining walls to the west, each with it's own landscaping character of colorful flowers, roses and shrubs that is managed by a local professional landscaper. I promise, you will not be disappointed as you and your guests arrive.
We invite you to see the lodge now by logging on to Look Out Lodge on Lake Cumberland website and see this for yourself at www.LakeCumberlandloghome.com for more information and pictures. It truly is a piece of heaven. We are also featured in the Russell County / Lake Cumberland Tourism Board in the 2015 edition. Remember that we can taylor your budget needs depending on the number of guests in your party, with a LIMIT OF 12 GUESTS IN TOTAL, including all children. So pack your bags and be sure to bring your food and drinks with you. Because we supply just about everything else you'll need during your stay. We look forward to see you and safe travels......
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- 5275 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Events Allowed
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Children Welcome
Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12
- There are two king size beds in two separate master suites. 'Master's State Room' is located on the third floor with a two way wood burning fire place and the other master 'Sweetheart's Suite' is located on the fourth floor. There are two queen bed suites in two separate bedrooms. The Forest View and the Florida Keys suites. Both of these bedrooms are located on the second floor. There are two double beds in the same suite called 'Twin Lakes' Suite located on the fourth floor....moreless
Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- Four and one half baths. Master's State Room suite on the 3rd level has a steam shower; Jacuzzi tub; toilet; and two separate sinks with mirror and a full size walk-in closet. The bathrooms on the 4th floors are identical with tub and shower combination; toilet; sinks and linen closet both facing the street. Each one accommodates the Sweetheart's Suite and the Twin Lakes suite. The half bath is located in the Great Room. There is a full bath on the 2nd floor that has a tub and shower combination; toilet; single sink and cabinets as well as a hands free urinal for the guys we like to call the 'Man Cave'. This bathroom accommodates both the Forest View and the Florida Keys suites....moreless
- This is a four story lodge with two separate living rooms and two separate kitchens located on the second and third floor. The first floor level is the game and entertainment room with its own balcony with dining table and chairs for outdoor entertaining. The fourth floor is sleeping accommodations with two full bedrooms and two full baths....moreless
- Air Hockey
- CD Player
- DVD Player:
- Game Room:
- Ping Pong Table
- Pool Table:
Satellite / Cable:
Direct TV with DVD in most of the bedrooms and all of the living rooms. Also, Direct TV in the second kitchen and garage. Yes, we have a 32 inch LED wall mounted flat screen in the garage. ...moreless
Total of 10 flat screen televisions within the entire home. Each living room has a 48 inch or bigger LED. Each bedroom has a LED flat screen TV. 2nd floor kitchen and garage has a 27' & 32' TV...moreless
- Video Library:
- Away From It All
- Water Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Lake View:
- Mountain View
- Water View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Whitewater Rafting
Formal dining room accommodates 8-persons and the adjacent bar seating has seating for 4-persons in the main floor (3rd floor). The second floor dining seats 4 in a dining room & 3 in the kitchen. ...moreless
- Dining Room
- Seating for 12 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer:
Primarily for storage which secures two BBQ grills along with a wash sink & an extra refrigerator with ice maker. A wall mounted 32 inch LED flat screen with DIRECTV so you don't miss the game ...moreless
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Parking Off Street:
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:
- Towels Provided:
- Washing Machine:
- Wireless Internet:
- Wood Fireplace:
- Coffee Maker:
Everything possible is located in both kitchens. You do NOT need to bring any utensils, mixers, toaster(s), pans, pot holders, dishes, etc. Ask if you have a specific request for something. ...moreless
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Ice Maker
Main kitchen located on the 3rd floor is equipped with every kitchen tool possible. New ceramic cooktop and double wall-oven added. 2nd kitchen is located on the 2nd floor & is well equipped....moreless
- Pantry Items:
Main refrigerator (22 csf) on the third floor and a stainless steel LG is on the second floor (25 csf) both have ice and water dispenser at the door both new. Another 22 CF refrig is in the garage...moreless
The second kitchen has everything except a wall oven. There is a full size convection micro wave oven over a four burner ceramic glass cook. Also, a new 27 cf LG stainless refrigerator; double sink....moreless
On the 3rd floor level the outside deck has a 360 degree wrap around porch. Seating consists of 4-rocking chairs; two 2-person gliders & 2 dining table; 4 high top bar table with swivel chairs....moreless
- Deck / Patio:
- Lawn / Garden:
Pool / Spa
- Hot Tub:
- Housekeeper Optional
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Oct 1 - Jan 1, 2016
2 night min stay
Dec 24 - Dec 27, 2015
4 night min stay
Dec 30 - Jan 2, 2016
4 night min stay
Jan 2 - Feb 29, 2016
2 night min stay
Fri, Sat, Sun
Mar 1 - May 15, 2016
2 night min stay
Fri, Sat, Sun
Summer Season Rate
May 16 - Sep 30, 2016
3 night min stay
Fri, Sat, Sun
May 27 - May 30, 2016
4 night min stay
Jul 1 - Jul 5, 2016
5 night min stay
Sep 2 - Sep 4, 2016
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Minimum Cleaning Fee $175
- Refundable Damage Deposit $300
- Tax Rate 10%
The above rates apply to the entire home which consists of 5 bedrooms & 4.5 baths, two living rooms, two dining rooms, two kitchens, recreation game room and garage. Only one group allowed at any time. Call for reduced rates for small groups that only need 3 or 4 bedrooms. Cleaning fee applies. Holiday rates may apply. Add 3% of the total rental agreement amount if paying by credit card. Primary guest(s) must be at least 25 years old and a signed rental agreement is required. Limit of 12-persons for entire home at any time. NO PETS ALLOWED. 2016 calendar and rates are now published. All 10 television have programming through DirecTV with the Family Programming package included at no cost. Guests may request upgrading DirecTV programming at a cost of $10.00 per day during the rental period. WIFI televisions in recreation and great room have Netflix at no cost. Dura logs are available for $5.00 each.
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This property is located within a gated community with paved roads and underground utilities. It's the perfect place for the kids to ride their bikes without the parents having to constantly supervise them. Since there is little, if no traffic within the community and the speed limit is 15 MPH there is little to worry about as they discover nature and the beauty of this community. And it's just perfect for that walk with the family before or after a meal.
Year Purchased: 2007
About the owner: We actually live in South Florida, but fell in love with Lake Cumberland, which is why we decided to build this lodge. We just love the changing of the seasons and we come up any time we get a chance. In the mornings, we just love to sit on the deck and enjoy our coffee while watch the morning fog roll in. Although we do love our winters in south Florida, we still have not gotten use to the cold winters in Kentucky yet. Maybe when we retire.
Why the Owner Chose Russell Springs:
We built this custom lodge because of the spectacular "unobstructed" views of the lake and the security and seclusion in this private gated community. Plus this has one, if not the best, lake views of all the homes lots in this community. No need to crane your head to see the lake through the forest. It's right there in front of you. Pictures do not do LOL justice. You need to experience this for yourself.
The Unique Benefits at this Lodge:
Relaxing, walking, biking and just taking it all in. You have a tendency to forget to check your office e-mails as you just take it all in. Check out more photos on our personal website at www.LakeCumberlandLogHome.com. Also, let us know if you need more photos and we will be happy to send them to you.
- Primary: 561-707-6987 Best number to call any time of the day or night.
- Secondary: 561-281-0129 Number to call if you need immediate attention.
- Tertiary: +1 5616841081 Andy & Monica Wells, Owners Home Phone Number
Links to more information:
October 21, 2014 fall at Look-Out Lodge
View of Look Out Lodge from a boat on the lake.
View of Lake Cumberland from bottom of the property.
3rd Floor Great Room May 2015. New 42 inch WIFI TV with stereo and DVD player.
3rd floor kitchen and bar with seating for four. May 2015.
View from the Great Room to the open floor plan and front door. May 2015
Master's Suite on 3rd Floor, King bed. Private bathroom; walk-in closet.
Twin Lakes Suite. Two double beds w/27 inch flat screen; full bath facing lake.
Forest View Suite on 2nd Floor with Queen bed. May 2015
2nd Floor dining room. May 2015
1st Floor Game Room. Pool table; Ping Pong; Air Hockey; darts, 42' flat screen.
Outdoor dining and seating area. All have perfect views of the lake. May 2015
View of Look-Out-Lodge from Lake Cumberland.
Winter 2014 from the western bluff.
View of gated entrance October 2014.
View of Great Room; Dining Room and bar from stairs. May 2015
Great Room decorated for the holidays.
View of Lake Cumberland from 4th floor bridge. May 2015
Sweet Heart's Suite 4th Floor, King bed w/ private bathroom facing the lake.
Florida Key's Suite 2nd floor, queen bed with full lake view.
2nd Floor Living Room with French doors to balcony facing the lake. May 2015
2nd Floor kitchen with 32 inch flat screen and picture window facing the lake.
Garage located on 2nd level. Two propane grills; double sink; refrig & 32' TV.
3rd floor balcony, west side. View of lake and west side bluff. Seating for six
This listing was first published here in 2012.
Date last modified - Tuesday, December 01, 2015
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