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A 'Wonderful Retreat' 11 BR 9 BA 11,700 Sf Bayou Road Lake Home

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Kids and adults can enjoy the deep, clear water.

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Last updated: 07/17/2014
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  • Minimum stay:1-2 nights
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  • Pets considered:No
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Dadeville house description

Thanks for visiting our guest site. We are excited about being able to offer our Quiet, personal lake home to a select group of guests. In Alabama, with Lake Martins' new Treasure Lake status, you even have more reasons to 'Indulge and enjoy this Perfect Waterfront Retreat' -- (Bayou Lake House).Designed with a large gathering in mind such as our own family.(13) plus friends Perfect for family reunions, family vacations, family wedding gatherings, and being with your friends. The 10,000 sf main home has 8 large bedrooms(2 master suites) with 8 private baths, each waterfront with a spectacular view of Lake Martin. A 3 BR 1 BA guesthouse adjoins the main house. The home sits literally on the water. A huge great room featuring classic plank walls and hand scraped hardwood floors offer panoramic views of the Lake.
The large waterfront dining room features a large heart pine dining table for 12 , plus 4 bar stools. The gourmet kitchen has a large island and huge counter space, 2 dishwashers, double oven, microwave, and large
re frig/freezer. Enjoy the beautiful water views from your kitchen while you gather there with friends and family.

There is no other lake martin home with so much to offer. Pure lake house on the # 1 recreational, vacation home, and retirement destination in the USA.
For indoor entertainment, the home features a huge game/entertainment room, and
various games.(ping pong, or , air hockey) and
a big screen TV in the great room, and a dedicated theater room upstairs with big screen TV.

The upstairs has 5 large bedrooms, each with ensuite
bathrooms. All bedrooms are waterfront, all with wonderful lake views. Each bathroom has tile tub/shower,
with custom vanity with granite counter tops, and custom beds made from reclaimed lumber. The upstairs master bath has a double vanity, tub and separate tile shower. Each bedroom has a ceiling fan.

There is an upstairs kitchenette with custom cabinets, microwave, refrigerator, and eating area.

The upstairs media/TV room is a wonderful room to relax with your favorite movie, TV show. or play video games on your favorite device.(not provided)
A wonderful library/reading room upstairs has
magnificent lake views. There is a computer nook in the upstairs hallway with desk.

There is an upstairs and downstairs laundry room.

The outdoor living area is very spacious. The is approximately 2000 sf of decks and covered porches.
The dock and pier has room for 3 boats. The property has
380 feet of waterfront with lake wall and shallow water along the shoreline for swimming and wading, and deep water at the dock. We have recently put in a small beach in the water for that sand between your toes feel.The decks are shaded with large trees, and you will enjoy the hummingbirds, ducks and geese, and other birds and critters, while you enjoy the wonderful lake views and serenity. The waterfront faces southeast. Enjoy the wonderful, gentle sunrises and colorful sunsets.

Enjoy Stillwaters Golf course just 5 minutes away, boat or canoe over 45,000 acres and 750 miles of shoreline, with Chimney rock just 15 minutes away. Enjoy great fishing, scuba diving and snorkeling in Lake Martins' clear blue/green water. Horseback ride for miles and miles on trails in the Ridge at the Stables at Russell Crossroads.
Go antique-ing at the many locations throughout the lake region. Dine at the finest award winning restaurants.
Enjoy the sunrises and sunsets, the abundant wildlife, the fall colors, boat and people watch, take long walks along the shoreline, bike and hike the many trails at the foothills of the appalachians, take an airplane ride or even a lesson on a floatplane. Visit Horseshoe Bend
National Park, go to chimney rock, play golf at 5 nearby courses including 3 at the Robert Trent Jones trail, fish, ski, tube, wakeboard, swim in the clear water, cook out, read, enjoy one another. Or just do nothing. REST, RELAX, RESTORE, RENEW !

We will be as helpful as we can making this your best vacation ever. This is our home--We look forward to having you as our guests. Our home is for quiet gatherings and quality family time. NOT the place for loud partying. Our home is LIKE NEW inside as renovations were completed in October 2012, after almost a year of
remodeling. All rental fees due 60 days prior to arrival.

A HELPFUL LIST IS BELOW

Lakeside Marine-- boat and wave runner rentals


Russell Marine boat rentals

Alex City Marine - Fishing guides

Stillwaters Golf

Oscars--Oscarscafe.com

Niffers at the Lake




29. NOV, 2012 0 COMMENTS

By Charles Borden

For those of us who live on the shores of Lake Martin, we see, feel, smell, taste and live the majesty of this beautiful lake. One only has to view its beauty and awesomeness from places like the Kowaliga bridge, the Smith Mountain Fire Tower, the lookout at the Cherokee Ridge Alpine Trail head, and Acapulco Rock to know what a treasure we have in this east-central part of Alabama. If you are a golfer, there is nothing more beautiful than the view from the course at Willow Point. If you are a fisherman, there is nothing more satisfying or peaceful than sitting quietly in a calm slough waiting on the big one to bite; or, if you are a skier or wake boarder, there is plenty of large open water on which to practice your skills. We are truly blessed! I recall that it was said in the 1950s and 1960s that Lake Martin was 99.9% pure and free of harmful chemicals. For many of us, Lake Martin is home, where we have raised families, earned livings, enjoyed the recreation that the lake provides and just enjoyed life. For these and many other reasons, we call Lake Martin a treasure.

In 2010, Governor Bob Riley signed an executive order designating Lake Martin “A Treasured Alabama Lake.” This designation simply put the stamp of approval on what we already knew. Lake Martin was the first Alabama Lake with this distinction. The TAL designation provides a level of protection for generations to come, but it does not unduly restrict development around the lake. It does require strong environmental considerations in the future.



























Property Type

  • House
  • 11700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Pets Not Allowed:

            disregard for this will forfeit your deposit and you will be asked to leave ...moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            perfect shallow water near shoreline and deeper water for swimming...moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            25 is minimum age without adult supervision...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 11 Bedrooms, Sleeps 26, Beds for 22-26

          Bathrooms: 9 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            gourmet - stainless appliances - 4 ice makers, 2 dishwashers, stove and double oven, 2 sinks, 24 cubic foot frig/ Also full kitchen in guesthouse with cooktop, double wall oven, refrig/freeze...moreless

          • Dining:

            2 dining tables in main house; 1 dining table in guest house 2 bar stools...moreless

          • Oven:

            1 double oven in main house and one single wall oven in cottage...moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            4 refrigerators with ice makers in home...moreless

          • Stove:

            electric with double oven...moreless

          • Coffee Maker:

            3...moreless

          • Microwave:

            3...moreless

          • Child's Highchair
          • Toaster
          • Ice Maker
          • Seating for 18 people

          Amenities

          • Heating:

            4 zoned units 18 tons of heating and cooling. gas heat upstairs...moreless

          • Air Conditioning:

            zoned with total of 4 units 18 tones of heating and cooling...moreless

          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

            yes OFF-Site as directed by owner about 4 miles from house...moreless

          • Garage:

            3 car garage at main house 2 car garage at guest house...moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            bring your own beach towels...moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            3 washers...moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            3...moreless

          • Covered Parking
          • Linens Provided
          • Iron & Board

          Other Amenities

              • Pier and docking for 2 or more boats

              Entertainment

              Communications

              • Broadband Access

              Pool & Spa

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Boat:

                    Rentals Available none supplied dock for 3 boats at house jet skis, paddle boards, pontoons and ski boats, canoes, kayaks, skis, tubes available for rent...moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    landscaped grounds with sprinkler system sodded with rose bushes and azaleas...moreless

                  • Golf:

                    championship golf nearby at Stillwaters, Robert Trent Jones Grand National...moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    2000 sf of decks and covered porches -- all lakeside...moreless

                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    rentals available none supplied...moreless

                  • Water Sports Gear:

                    rental available none supplied...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    2 gas and 1 charcoal...moreless

                  Theme

                  • Adventure
                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Historic
                  • Romantic
                  • Sports & Activities
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Location & View

                  • Lakefront:

                    Beautiful Lake Martin is the setting for the Bayou Lodge. With over 750 miles of shoreline and 45,000 acres, you can explore this lake for years and never see it all. Known as the 'Perfect Lake', Lake Martin is a deep clear water lake, with emerald blue/green water, and water clarity up to 20 feet. ...moreless

                  • Resort:

                    Largest clear freshwater lake east of the Mississippi, Explore 750 miles of shoreline and many islands....moreless

                  • Waterfront:

                    we are waterfront right on the on the lake...moreless

                  • Village
                  • Water View
                  • Rural

                  Activities

                  • Library
                  • Golf Privileges Optional
                  • Hunting Big Game
                  • Hunting Small Game
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Water Tubing
                  • Whitewater Rafting
                  • Rafting
                  • Sailing
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Cycling
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Skiing
                  • Hunting
                  • Spelunking
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Swimming
                  • Hospital
                  • Playground
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Marina
                  • Restaurants
                  • Churches
                  • Photography
                  • Boating
                  • Shopping
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Walking
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Shelling
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services
                  • Groceries
                  • Antiquing
                  • Hiking
                   

                  Reviews

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  $5950 - $6950
                  Feb 8 - Dec 31, 2014
                  2 night min stay
                  $1,600
                  $6,950
                  My Standard Rate
                  1 night min stay
                  $2,900
                  $6,950

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
                  • Taxes Not included

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                  Location

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                  110 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Atlanta 110 miles, Montgomery 50 miles, Auburn 38
                  200 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  beach
                  3 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub

                  If the lake is not enough for you, the best Golf in the world is nearby at Robert Trent Jones in Opelika, Alabama, just 35 minutes away.

                  World-class golf along the renowned Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail is just one of the reasons our local community was named “#1 Golf City in America,” by Golf Digest and why HGTV featured us in their “You Should Live Here” series. Here are some more accolades...

                  “One of the Top-10 trips in the world.” - Frequent Flyer Magazine

                  Auburn/Opelika has been named “One of Top-10 places to retire for golf,” by U.S. News

                  “Grand National, in Opelika, AL is the highest rated public golf facility in the entire Nation,” according to Golf World

                  Stillwaters Golf Club

                  just 8 minutes away.

                   

                  Manager info

                  Year Purchased: 2011

                  About: Randall and Carolyn Rogers have been on Lake Martin since the 90's (Randall-Homes by Randall and Before and After Renovations- renovated the home for Carolyn in 2011 and 2012 and has invited a special group in June 2012 for the first time. (their daughter's wedding guests)A Realtor of Choice on Lake Martin, with ERA Lake Martin Realty. Randall loves selling Lake Martin and building and renovating homes for others. Carolyn is a gifted home designer and decorator and the rugs and special touches you see in Bayou are her business Carolinamoon Rugs and Heirlooms. This is Carolyn and Randall's personal lake home. Take advantage of making Bayou Lake House your vacation home while you have the opportunity to do so.

                  Why Dadeville:
                  When you walk into Bayou, you immediately feel at home. Water views greet as you enter the front door. saying relax and stay a while. The expansive Great Room gives you incredible views of Lake Martin's beautiful clear blue green water. You can have as many as 26 guests here, but still have your own privacy. Huge bedrooms are all like master suites, and the library and media room offer you places to have some quiet time. The dining room and kitchen are very large and open onto the huge covered porch. An expansive deck joins the waterfront of nearly 400 feet. Private Retreat would be an understatement here. Only one other home in view looking over the expansive lake views toward Chimney Rock. Across the lake is a day use park and Camp Alamisco, Deep water allows easy boat access to the dock and great swimming and diving for the kids. A shallow sandy beach is along the lake wall for the little ones. We have been owners on Lake Martin since the mid 90's. We have enjoyed renovating this home for our future guests and our personal family. We look forward to you making this special place your home for a few days, a week, or longer. You won't find another place on Lake Martin that can accommodate your retreat, family reunion, or vacation as this wonderful property will. So indulge yourself and stay with us the next time you come to the Lake.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  Large size, spaciousness, unique reclaimed lumber furniture. Pure comfort, incomparable views-- view from every bedroom in the Lodge. over 10,000 sf in main lodge, 1000 sf den, 2000 sf of decks and porches 11 bedrooms and 9 baths.


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                  • Kids and adults can enjoy the deep, clear water.

                    Kids and adults can enjoy the deep, clear water.

                  • Main level gourmet kitchen

                    Main level gourmet kitchen

                  • Clear blue/green water is one of the many draws to Lake Martin."The Perfect Lake

                    Clear blue/green water is one of the many draws to Lake Martin."The Perfect Lake

                  • Main level master bath

                    Main level master bath

                  • Approximately 2000 sf of outdoor living space

                    Approximately 2000 sf of outdoor living space

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                  VRBO #435791

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                  This listing was first published here in 2012.

                  Date last modified - Wednesday, July 09, 2014

                  $1,600 - $2,900 per night (USD)
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                  11 Bedroom / 9 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 26

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