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Perfectly located on Shoal Creek at the mouth of Wilson Lake, you will find no other like this. With 250' of waist deep water along the seawall that gradually deepens for swimming and fishing, and a large leveled ground with no slopes or steep steps to the water, people of all ages can enjoy themselves wading in the lake while enjoying the company of others on the bank.
We are confident that you will enjoy your time at our totally renovated and updated Shoal Creek Gibbons Home. We are located minutes from town, however you will feel as though you are in your own little world.
If you do decide to venture out on the town for a bit or to tour the beautiful places that Florence and the Shoals area has to offer, you will be pleasantly surprised to find everything and every place within minutes of the house.
We have tried our best to make our home as comfortable and homey for others as we prefer for ourselves. Most any amenity that you may need or want is available.
Having two kitchens, plenty of seating, and an open gathering area, our home is not only great for family outings, fishermen getaways, and vacations but also perfect for wedding receptions, family reunions, baby showers, business meetings, small wedding ceremonies, youth group outings, bridal showers, etc. We will also consider monthly corporate/business stays. Nightly rates/cleaning fees may be increased with larger groups.
Private pier with boat lift. Public boat ramp .01 miles away.
The Shoals is also the location documented in the 'Muscle Shoals' movie!
TWO NIGHT MINIMUM!
Children are most definitely welcome. They will love to wade in the shallow water that is located within most of the property, with adult supervision. The large yard is also great for many outdoor games and activities. Croquet set, Volleyball/Badminton set, and Horsheshoe set provided....moreless
(6) Comcast cable w/ all local channels, many movie channels, several sports and entertainment channels, and ON DEMAND on all TVs. Main living area is equipped with a 55 inch HDTV w/ 100's of channels...moreless
(6) Flats Screens: 55in SMART HDTV in main living/kitchen/dining area. 46in-rear living/kitchen/dining area. 32 to 46in-bedrooms. 24in-main bathroom w/ jetted tub. Living area TVs are equipped w/ Blu-ray surround sound theater systems. Bedrooms have DVD player...moreless
250' water frontage. The water along the seawall stays at a 2-4' depth and gradually drops off to 5-6' at the front of pier. Beyond the pier, you will find a perfect depth of 40'+ for deep fishing...moreless
Both kitchens are fully equipped with everything that you could possibly need...Dinnerware sets, stainless utensils, casserole baking dishes, stainless pots and pans, baking sheets, slow cookers, etc...moreless
(4) Covered patio stretches across much of the lakefront side of the house. Two large decks are accessed through both of the living/kitchen areas. Another serene sitting area is located off of two of the bedrooms...moreless
$250 per night-(5+ nights) ~ $300 per night-(2-4 nights) 2 night minimum $300 refundable deposit required...(Converts to dmg deposit @ time of arrival). $100 non-refundable cleaning fee required with each stay. Signed contract required 11% AL lodging tax will be applied to total. Full amount(less deposit)will be refunded if cancellation is made at least two weeks prior to scheduled stay. No refund will be given if cancelled within two weeks of scheduled stay.* *(However, we may work with you on scheduling a more suitable date of stay depending on availability). 3 night minimum stay on certain holidays.
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Conveniently located in the heart of the Shoals area, directly off of Hwy 72 at the old Shoal Creek Bridge.-----
Any bank/ATM, restaurant, church/place of worship, spa, hospital, gym, grocery store, shopping center, or package/liquor store of your choice is just down the road (0-8 miles). ---------
Although we don't think you will want to leave once you get here, we do want for you to know that we are also within 0 to 8 miles to every marina, theater, museum, tennis court, annual event, park, golf course, annual festival, bowling alley, mall, skate center, and all other activities, attractions, or events that Florence has to offer! Here are a few of them that we are so proud to have locally:......
*Alabama Renaissance Faire
*Regency Square Mall
*Trail of Tears Commemorative Motorcycle Ride
*Veterans Park (Veteran's Memorial and tennis courts)
*Blackberry Trail Golf Course
*FLW Tour Pro Bass Tournament
*First Fridays Downtown Florence
*W.C. Handy Birthplace and Museum
*Lauderdale Lanes Bowling Alley
*Regency Square Cinema 12
*Kennedy Douglass Center for the Arts (Arts Alive)
*Florence Harbor Marina
*Pope's Tavern Museum (Frontier Days)
*Frank Lloyd Wright Rosenbaum Home and Museum
*Diebert Park (Children's Museum of the Shoals)
*The University of North Alabama
*Marriot Shoals Hotel and Spa
*Indian Mound and Museum
*Spirit of Freedom Celebration (McFarland Park)
*W.C. Handy Festival
*Turtle Point Yacht and Country Club
*Lauderdale State Wildlife Management Area
*Forks of Cypress and Ghost Bridge
*Florence Sports Complex
If you decide to step out of Florence for a bit, be sure to check out the following exciting places and events that are located within 10-50 miles from us in Muscle Shoals, Sheffield, Tuscumbia, Rogersville, Huntsville, Athens, Cherokee, Russellville, Waterloo, Town Creek, Decatur, Cullman, Madison, Leighton, Iron City TN, Shiloh TN, etc..: ....
*Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at the Shoals (Muscle Shoals)
*Ritz Theater (Sheffield)
*Helen Keller Birthplace and Museum (Tuscumbia)
*Rattlesnake Saloon (Tuscumbia)
*Muscle Shoals Sound Studio/Museum (Sheffield)
*Doublehead Resort and Lodge (Town Creek)
*Shoal Creek Canoe Run (Iron City, TN)
*Riverfront Park (Sheffield)
*Watermelon Festival (Russellville)
*Joe Wheeler State Park (Rogersville)
*Shiloh Military Park and Museum (Shiloh, TN)
*U.S. Space and Rocket Center (Huntsville)
*Ave Maria Grotto (Cullman)
*Natchez Trace Parkway (AL, TN, MS)
*Point Mallard Water Park and Ice Complex (Decatur)
*Wilson Lock and Dam (Muscle Shoals)
*Alabama Music Hall of Fame (Tuscumbia)
*Freedom Hills Wildlife Management Area (Cherokee)
*FAME Recording Studio (Muscle Shoals)
*Coon Dog Cemetery (Tuscumbia)-----------
**10 miles to Northwest AL Regional Airport in Muscle Shoals AL
**58 miles to Huntsville AL International Airport
**101 miles to Tupelo MS
**117 miles to Nashville TN International Airport
**132 miles to University of Alabama Tuscaloosa AL
**134 miles to Birmingham AL
**156 miles to Memphis TN International Airport
**224 miles to Montgomery AL
**275 miles to Atlanta GA
Year Purchased: 1964
About the owner: We are just a couple of the many family members that have enjoyed this special home on Shoal Creek. Keeping with the open house feel that we have all always known and loved, we made the decision to let others enjoy it too!
Why the Owner Chose Florence:
The land was first purchased by the family in 1964 and has been 'home' to many. Countless wonderful memories have been made with family and friends through the years.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
The most unique benefit of our home is most definitely its close proximity to the water. The house is literally inches from the water! Another specialty would be the near distance to all restaurants, shopping centers, and many attractions that Florence and The Shoals has to offer! And we must not forget the fish - OH, THE FISH! - Many bass, catfish and others...a/k/a: THE BIG ONE...have been reeled in at the house over the years!
Stunning view of the lake from the covered patio, and most all of the rooms too!
View of the large lakeside patio and one of the decks from the pier
Our beautiful Wilson Lake...
Main kitchen with custom made cabinetry, and granite/butcher block countertops
Cooking is a pleasure with a view like this!
Main entrance, bar, and open kitchen/dining/living area. Great for gatherings!
Queen bed w/ lake view, attached bath, 46 inch TV, & easy deck access
King sized bed with beautiful lake view and 32 inch flat screen TV w/ DVD player
Bathroom w/ jetted Jacuzzi tub/shower adjoins bedroom w/ exquisite lake views!
Fully equipped bonus kitchen also has beautiful views of the lake
Panoramic view of the house and spacious lawn from the pier
Many lakeside decks and patios, as well as a spacious landscaped lawn to enjoy!
Large covered waterside patio~Great for fishing and grilling...even in the rain!
View from the pier~All decks/patios are literally ON the water or steps away
Extra living area deck with awesome views and access to the lake and fire pit
View from the main living room and kitchen area to the covered patio and water..
Exquisite views and easy water access from the main living/dining area
Cozy queen sized bedroom w/ 32 inch flat screen TV and DVD player
Wind down from a day on the lake in the large jetted Jacuzzi tub or cozy shower!
Cute extra living area with queen sofa bed and attached lakeside deck
Panoramic view from front/driveway entrance. (Big water to the right, not shown)
Large waterside firepit (lots of firewood provided)
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