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Beautiful Waterfront Home in the Heart of a Wildlife Refuge

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Sunroom overlooking Bayou Lacombe with a sofa, chair and table seating six.

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Last updated: 05/20/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

***Location, Location, Location!!***

Welcome to our beautiful vacation property, Glockner's Homeport! This unique property is located on scenic Bayou Lacombe in the heart of Big Branch National Wildlife Refuge and right off Lake Pontchartrain. Come see why Louisiana is known as the 'Sportsman's Paradise'! From the breathtaking Waterfront views to the abundance of outdoor fun, you are sure to have a vacation you will not soon forget! Surrounding Glockner's Homeport is the Big Branch National Wildlife Refuge comprised of 19,000 acres of pristine waterways, marshlands and piney woods. It is the largest undeveloped natural area on Lake Pontchartrain's northern shore. Popular activities include Fishing, Crabbing, Boating, Swimming, Kayaking, Biking, Hiking, Birdwatching, Wildlife Viewing, Hunting and many more. Birdwatchers will be amazed at the volume of songbirds, water fowl and resident birds of prey that frequent this area. Whether you are an avid fisherman or just looking to have some fun with the family, you will not be disappointed!

Glockner's Homeport offers 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms with plenty of room to spread out! The master bedroom offers a King bed and private bathroom with jetted jacuzzi bath tub. The second bedroom also has a King bed and the third bedroom has a Full size bed. Off the rear of the house is an amazing Sunroom surrounded by floor to ceiling windows with expansive views of the Wildlife Refuge and Bayou Lacombe. You will also have a fully equipped kitchen for cooking all the fish you will catch! Front and back porches have views of the sunrise and sunset that will leave you awe struck. Since this home is elevated, there is a large covered area under the home with a BBQ pit and tables to enjoy the outdoors and relaxing on the water. Two boat docks are available for your exclusive use. Large boats are welcome at the dock and Bayou Lacombe can handle a draft of approximately 8 feet. A public boat launch is one block away.

Located in Lacombe, Louisiana, there is plenty of local culture and cuisine nearby. You don’t have to leave our quaint town for fabulous restaurants offering real Creole and Cajun food including the world famous Chef Besh's La Provence. Fontainebleau State park and it’s majestic oaks, picnic areas and sandy beach is only 10 minutes from Homeport. Large shopping centers are available within a 20 minute drive. New Orleans is less than an hour away making it perfect for day trips and sight seeing. Bayou Adventures is just 3 miles away and offers kayak and bicycle rentals as well as all the fishing supplies you will need. Another hidden gem in this area is the St. Tammany Trace, a 31-mile paved trail that winds through beautiful parks and historic towns.

We hope that you consider Glockner’s Homeport for your next vacation destination!

Keywords: Waterfront Vacation Rental, Deep Water Access on Bayou Lacombe, Located in Big Branch National Wildlife Refuge, Near New Orleans, Spectacular Scenery and Views

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Renter responsible for property must be 25 years or older. Accompanying children are welcome....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • 2 Boat Docks, Boat Launch located 2 minutes away, Large Covered Outdoor Area on first floor, ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable

Attractions

  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Photography
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View:

    Unobstructed Views of Lake Pontchartrain....moreless

  • Lakefront:

    Located directly on Bayou Lacombe and 1/4 mile from Lake Pontchartrain....moreless

  • Water View:

    Located on Bayou Lacombe's banks....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Iron and Ironing board available...moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Catering Available
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Deck / Patio

Pool / Spa

  • Jetted Tub
 

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  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • cleaning fee $75
  • Taxes Not included

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Last updated: 05/20/2015
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Location

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    Big Branch Wildlife Refuge View on map

    National Wildlife Refuge comprised of the largest undeveloped natural area on Lake Pontchartrain's northern coast. Great boating, fishing, wildlife viewing and hunting abound in this natural setting.

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    Bayou Lacombe View on map

    Know for it's natural beauty, this scenic waterway leading to Lake Pontchartrain is popular with boaters, fisherman and kayakers alike. Home Port is located directly on Bayou Lacombe with boat docks and a boat launch 2 minutes away.

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    Lake Pontchartrain View on map

    Beautiful Lake Pontchartrain is located 1/4 mile from Home Port. At 24 miles wide, there is plenty of action for boater, fishermen, and swimming. New Orleans is located directly across on the south shore of Lake Pontchartrain.

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Birdwatching

 

Owner info

About the owner: Glockner's Homeport has been home to commercial fishers Cliff & Connie Glockner for most of their lives. They earned their living and raised their family here on the banks of Bayou Lacombe. Recognizing the importance of outdoor life and the ecosystem that make it enjoyable, they were instrumental in the Save Our Lake movement to clean up Lake Pontchartrain, and were awarded the National Wetlands Award for their efforts. With St. Tammany being the fastest growing parish in the country, they realized that something had to be done to preserve some of our natural ecosystems for future generations. They initiated the movement to form the Big Branch National Wildlife Refuge and drew together a diverse coalition to make it a reality.


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Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Sunroom overlooking Bayou Lacombe with a sofa, chair and table seating six.

    Sunroom overlooking Bayou Lacombe with a sofa, chair and table seating six.

  • Fully equipped Kitchen with more waterfront views!

    Fully equipped Kitchen with more waterfront views!

  • Master Bedroom with King Bed and Private Bath!

    Master Bedroom with King Bed and Private Bath!

  • Third Guest Bedroom featuring a Full size bed!

    Third Guest Bedroom featuring a Full size bed!

  • Amazing Birdwatching and Scenery right outside!

    Amazing Birdwatching and Scenery right outside!

  • Imagine waking up to this sunrise!

    Imagine waking up to this sunrise!

  • View from porch of Large Dock for your use!

    View from porch of Large Dock for your use!

  • Natural beauty of Bayou Lacombe! Great for fishing, boating and family fun.

    Natural beauty of Bayou Lacombe! Great for fishing, boating and family fun.

  • Kitchen and Breakfast area

    Kitchen and Breakfast area

  • Living area with oversized, super comfortable brand new sofas!

    Living area with oversized, super comfortable brand new sofas!

  • Second guest bedroom featuring a King size bed!

    Second guest bedroom featuring a King size bed!

  • Glockner's Homeport

    Glockner's Homeport

  • Breathtaking Sunsets off the front porch!

    Breathtaking Sunsets off the front porch!

  • Just another day in paradise!

    Just another day in paradise!

  • Big Branch National Wildlife Refuge surrounding Glockner's Homeport

    Big Branch National Wildlife Refuge surrounding Glockner's Homeport

  • Beautiful views from Glockner's Homeport

    Beautiful views from Glockner's Homeport

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Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 05/20/2015
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