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Quiet Lakefront Retreat, Lake Wedowee, Family Friendly

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Last updated: 12/17/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Lake Wedowee house description

Just placed back on VRBO for rental, after much interest from previous guests and the owners' realization that they could not get away as often as they had hoped....
Escape the chaos of everyday life in our spacious, 5BR/3BA lakefront retreat. Our beautiful, family-friendly home is located in a quiet cove on the South end of Lake Wedowee where the waterways are open and uncrowded, even on the busiest of holidays. The home’s layout, outdoors and in, is perfect for a large family, or two to three families wanting thier own living spaces to create lasting vacation memories.

You and your guests will savor the endless ways to relax off of our deep-water docks. Jump off the stationary dock to splash those sunbathing on the large, uncovered floating dock, or fish for catfish, bream, bass and crappie. Feed the turtles with left-over bread from your picnic lunch. Take off in your boat or jet-ski to speed along the open water or troll along multiple inlets for more fishing opportunities. Explore near-by coves in our kayak, or simply float in the calm water off our docks without the threat of being tossed around on the busier areas of the lake.

If you want to escape the heat and sun, relax in the porch swing on one of our covered porches while watching your guests have fun near the water. Curl up for an afternoon nap in our great room with the sun shining in and trees swaying outside the large, open windows. Or make a batch of homemade ice cream in our electric ice cream churn in the shade on the back porch.
Within 15-20 minutes, you will find a multitude of activities to entertain you. Explore charming antique shops, rent movies to enjoy after dinner, pick up last minute items at the local grocery, drug or dollar stores. If you are tired of cooking for the crowd, let someone else prepare your next meal as takeout from Mexican food to pizzas, Southern cuisine to coffee shop items. Drive a little further to Mount Cheaha for hiking nature trails and share a meal in their mountain top lodge while watching a gorgeous sunset. Anniston, AL is about an hour away with a mall, book stores, movie theater, and multiple dining choices for a day trip. Several wineries are also with-in driving distance for another day trip opportunity.

At the end of the day, you will find plenty of room for everyone to spread out. The walk-out basement, which opens onto a covered deck overlooking the lake, provides a large living/game area with Wii entertainment system and Ping-Pong table. This level also contains two bedrooms (one with queen bed, one with twin/double bunk) and full bathroom. Going up the stairs to the second and main floor, you will find dining areas, fully stocked kitchen, laundry room, full bath with walk-in shower and master bedroom (with private access to the bathroom), and great room with vaulted ceiling, fireplace, large screen TV/DVD/DVR and iHome stereo system opening onto large open deck with outdoor dining areas. Off the kitchen, there is a covered porch with a large stainless steel gas grill and seating area convenient for unloading groceries, sipping cold drinks while grilling dinner, storing coolers, and making homemade ice cream. From the wide staircase leading from the great room to the top level, you can access both upstairs bedrooms (one queen, one twin bunk with extra mattress) which have mirrored vanities in each bedroom for extra privacy as well as a full bath off the balcony connecting the two rooms.

Fishing is great here at Lake Wedowee! The lake is adverstised as one of Alabama's cleanest and best fishing lakes. Golfing is also convenient in Roanoke, a 20 minute trip, as well as other golf courses within an hour drive. There are multiple Antique shops in downtown Wedowee for lazy, afternoon browsing and Talladega, Auburn and University of Alabama are a short drive away on NASCAR/football weekends.

Owners are located an hour away from lake house property and will be accessible to you during your stay should you need anything! We hope that you will return year after year and enjoy our retreat as much as we do!


Keywords: Family-friendly, 5 bedroom, Lakefront, three story home, less than 50 steps to the water and three docks/lakeside decks, child-friendly furniture, fully furnished kitchen, two living areas, three decks, life vests/fishing gear included

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            25 minimum age...moreless

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 11-14

          • Upstairs master: 1 queen

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          • Upstairs kids room: 1 twin/ single, 1 bunk bed

            Extra twin mattress for floor...moreless

          • Main floor master: 1 queen

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          • Downstairs master: 1 queen

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          • Downstairs Kids room: 1 bunk bed

            double/twin bunk sleeps 3...moreless

          • Convertible bed(s): 1 sleep sofa /futon

            double futon in downstairs living/game area...moreless

          • Queen size Beds (3), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (2)...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

              • Year-round water, Jet-ski dock, large open dock with multiple cleats for boat/jet-ski, stationary dock for jumping into deep water off floating dock, two large shaded stationary docks, two covered decks for escaping pop-up storms, iHome stereo system, outdoor stereo system, book and magazine library, ceiling fans/area fans, fishing gear provided, three person kayak, multiple life vests for children 30-90 pounds, beach towels provided, kayak and oars provided...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Ping Pong Table
              • Satellite / Cable:

                Directv...moreless

              • Stereo:

                iHome; CD player and stereo separately with out door speakers for dining/sunbathing...moreless

              • Television
              • Toys
              • Video Game Console:

                Wii with multiple racing, fishing, hunting, active, sports games...moreless

              • Video Games
              • Video Library:

                Mostly for children 3-8...moreless

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Restaurants
              • Winery Tours

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

                  • Lakefront

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Hunting
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Sailing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Water Tubing

                  Dining

                  • Dining:

                    Outdoor seating on both decks with banquet seating on top floor deck...moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 12 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

                    Outdoor chin-up/dip bar, great area for biking/hiking/running/long-distance swimming...moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room:

                    2 separate living areas...moreless

                  • Mobile Phone:

                    Great cell phone reception for ATT/Verizon...moreless

                  • Parking:

                    Adequate parking for multiple cars and boat trailers...moreless

                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
                  • Towels Provided:

                    Beach-sized towels for lake fun as well as bath towels for all guests...moreless

                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wood Fireplace

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker:

                    Programmable coffee maker...moreless

                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen:

                    With seating at bar...moreless

                  • Microwave
                  • Pantry Items:

                    Salt, pepper, cooking spray, assorted seasonings and condiments...moreless

                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove:

                    Gas...moreless

                  Outside

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    (3) Two covered, one open with open air seating/dining...moreless

                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    3 person kayak with life jackets provided...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    Large stainless steel grill on covered back porch, directly off kitchen with propane included in rent...moreless

                  • Water Sports Gear:

                    Assortment of life jackets, floats, and noodles...moreless

                  Payment Type

                  • Discover
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Fall
                  Oct 1 - Dec 31
                  2 night min stay
                  $135
                  $735
                  Winter
                  Jan 1 - Mar 31
                  3 night min stay
                  $100
                  $630
                  Spring
                  Apr 1 - May 17
                  3 night min stay
                  $135
                  $840
                  My Standard Rate
                  3 night min stay
                  $135

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $400
                  • Cleaning Fee $150 + tax
                  • Tax Rate 11%

                  Notes:

                  For excessive cleaning/laundry fee(over 6 hrs) $25/hr


                  Cancellation policy:

                  Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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                  Last updated: 12/17/2014
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                  Location

                  86 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Hartsfield Jackson Internatioonal Airport

                  Car: Necessary

                  Flat Rock State Park is located 15 minutes away by water for the little ones that want to put their toes in the sand and wade on the shore in more sandy soil; great for a lunchtime picnic trip.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2007

                  About the owner: My husband and I both have busy schedules and enjoy the serenity of Lake Wedowee. We enjoy both entertaining other famlies at the lake and also spending much needed family time making memories. We live about an hour away from our lake house, so we are very accessible to our renters and will be available to assist in any way.

                  Why the Owner Chose Lake Wedowee:
                  We built this lake house as a retreat from every day life and as a place to relax with our friends and family. We both grew up spending summers on Lake Wedowee and wanted those memories for our children as well.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  Lake Wedowee is a very convenient drive from Birmingham, AL and Atlanta, GA. There are endless things to do and enjoy, no matter how long your stay. Our favorite things to do at the lake: hearing children squeal with delight when they jump off our stationary dock and fall 6-8 feet into the water (20 feet deep off the end of our dock), sipping hot coffee on cool mornings before any 'human' noises can be heard, running in near-by neighborhoods before the heat of the day while the kids ride their bicycles, memories of proud children holding up 2 pound fish caught off the dock with plans for great dinner feasts....


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

                  Links to more information:

                   

                  Photos

                  • Relax on our dock!

                    Relax on our dock!

                  • View of stationary and floating docks from lakeside deck

                    View of stationary and floating docks from lakeside deck

                  • Great room opens onto upper deck and outdoor dining areas

                    Great room opens onto upper deck and outdoor dining areas

                  • Top floor balcony with bedrooms and full bath

                    Top floor balcony with bedrooms and full bath

                  • Upstairs twin bunk room with plenty of space for 3rd mattress & in-room vanity

                    Upstairs twin bunk room with plenty of space for 3rd mattress & in-room vanity

                  • Downstairs playroom/living area with Wii, PingPong and double futon for guests

                    Downstairs playroom/living area with Wii, PingPong and double futon for guests

                  • Downstairs Queen BR with dresser and closet, opens to playroom

                    Downstairs Queen BR with dresser and closet, opens to playroom

                  • Outdoor lakefront chinup/pullup bars off lower deck

                    Outdoor lakefront chinup/pullup bars off lower deck

                  • Kids in knee-deep water on sandy soil at nearby Flat Rock Park

                    Kids in knee-deep water on sandy soil at nearby Flat Rock Park

                  • View of the house from the driveway

                    View of the house from the driveway

                  • Winter decorations in our kitchen

                    Winter decorations in our kitchen

                  • Welcome to Winter at our lakehouse! Covered front porch and grill area

                    Welcome to Winter at our lakehouse! Covered front porch and grill area

                  • Lakefront sheltered deck with swing perfect for reading, relaxing and picnics

                    Lakefront sheltered deck with swing perfect for reading, relaxing and picnics

                  • Kitchen, Dining area, door opens onto covered porch with gas grill

                    Kitchen, Dining area, door opens onto covered porch with gas grill

                  • Upstairs Queen bedroom with vanity for privacy during morning/bedtime routines

                    Upstairs Queen bedroom with vanity for privacy during morning/bedtime routines

                  • Main floor master (Q) with vaulted ceiling opens to kitchen/entry area/full bath

                    Main floor master (Q) with vaulted ceiling opens to kitchen/entry area/full bath

                  • Downstairs bunk room opens to playroom and full BA; quiet, cool room for kids!

                    Downstairs bunk room opens to playroom and full BA; quiet, cool room for kids!

                  • Picnic, swing, shower or just escape the rain/sun on our lower, lakefront deck

                    Picnic, swing, shower or just escape the rain/sun on our lower, lakefront deck

                  • Top floor deck with outdoor dining area and seating to relax in the treetops!

                    Top floor deck with outdoor dining area and seating to relax in the treetops!

                  • This is what wide-open Wedowee water looks like on the South end of the lake!

                    This is what wide-open Wedowee water looks like on the South end of the lake!

                  • View of house from the front/parking

                    View of house from the front/parking

                  • Winter mantel scene

                    Winter mantel scene

                  • Winter at the lake

                    Winter at the lake

                  VRBO #412859

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                  This listing was first published here in 2012.

                  Date last modified - Sunday, December 21, 2014

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                  5 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 14

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                  Minimum stay: 2-3 nights
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                  Member since: 2012
                  Speaks: english
                  • Response time: Within a few days
                  • Response rate: 70%
                  • Calendar last updated: 12/17/2014
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