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All New! Beautiful Point Lot with All the Modern Conveniences!

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View looking left from deck toward new boathouse with swim pier and boat lift.

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Last updated: 12/19/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Arley cottage description

Everything is new in this charming lakefront home. Roof, exterior walls, electrical, plumbing, floors, interior walls, stainless appliances, all bathroom fixtures, all light fixtures, EVERYTHING! Come experience the best that Smith Lake offers and also get high-speed Internet, Satellite TV, surround sound, and many other luxury features. This lakefront home sleeps up to 14 people and has a sleeping nook with two comfortable single beds.

You'll also have exclusive use of a new two-story dock with a swim pier and a boat lift for your boat. The upper deck is partially covered so you can enjoy the panoramic views while still sitting in the shade. There is also a covered deck off the family room with a gas grill and plenty of seating. A new 50' Plasma TV with surround sound hangs on the family room wall and there are two additional flat screen TV's in the house as well. Let us know if you have questions. This house has everything you need to enjoy both your time on the water and your time indoors. As of June 2014 we have added a new sidewalk to the pier and point with a gentle slope and only 6 - 7 stairs total. We have also sodded the yard and added new landscaping and a new, larger grill.

Please note that all our rates are for up to 10 people. Because of the extra wear and tear, we charge a small additional fee for each guest over 10.

For maps, details on launching your boat and where to park your trailer, etc., visit our website. The site is still under construction, but has lots of good stuff.

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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Cottage
  • 1900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Events Allowed
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Contact owner. Decisions made on a case-by-case basis. ...moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            We have two boys that absolutely love this lakefront home. Your kids will love it as well. ...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            No smoking in the house please....moreless

          • Pets Considered:

            Pets must be preapproved....moreless

          • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

            House has steps leading up to the door, but the lower floor works well except for one tight bathroom door. I'll be glad to talk to you about specifics....moreless

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 14

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Entertainment

          • DVD Player
          • Satellite / Cable
          • Stereo
          • Television:

            50' Plasma TV with 2 other flat screen TV's in the house....moreless

          • Video Library

          Theme

          • Away From It All
          • Family

          Attractions

          • Churches
          • Marina
          • Recreation Center
          • Restaurants

          Local Services & Businesses

          • ATM/Bank
          • Groceries

          Leisure Activities

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

          Location Type

              • Lakefront:

                Property sits on a beautiful point lot with an easy walk to the water or dock. ...moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Hunting
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Pier Fishing
              • Sailing
              • Water Tubing

              Dining

              • Dining:

                Inside dining seats 6. Dining table on covered deck seats 4....moreless

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 6 people

              General

              • Internet:

                High-speed Internet via very fast connection with wi-fi, but we ask you not to stream movies because of the data limit each month. Call the owner if this is a problem and we'll work out something....moreless

              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room
              • Parking:

                Up to 5 cars....moreless

              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Kitchen
              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Deck / Patio
              • Lawn / Garden
              • Outdoor Grill
              • Water Sports Gear
               

              Reviews

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Christmas
              Dec 20 - Dec 31, 2014
              5 night min stay
              $250

              Rates are based on 10 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

              January/February
              Jan 1 - Feb 28, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $150 $175
              Fri, Sat
              $1,050

              Rates are based on 10 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

              March/April
              Mar 1 - Apr 30, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $195 $215
              Fri, Sat
              $1,200 $2,500

              Rates are based on 10 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

              Early May
              May 1 - May 15, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $225 $250
              Fri, Sat
              $1,400

              Rates are based on 10 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

              Summer 1
              May 16 - Jul 3, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $1,950

              Changeover Day: Saturday


              Rates are based on 10 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

              4th of July Week
              Jul 4 - Jul 10, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $2,400
              Summer 2
              Jul 11 - Aug 14, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $1,950
              Late August
              Aug 15 - Aug 28, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $225 $250
              Fri, Sat
              $1,400

              Rates are based on 10 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

              My Standard Rate
              2 night min stay
              $150 $175
              Fri, Sat
              $875

              Rates are based on 10 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
              • Cleaning Fee $150
              • Taxes Not included

              Notes:

              NO RESERVATION IS GUARANTEED UNTIL DEPOSIT IS PAID. Rates/terms subject to change until reservation is guaranteed. Cleaning fee is $150. $500 damage/reservation deposit due at booking. Full payment due within 30 days of check-in. Full refund if cancellation made 30 days in advance, full refund less $500 if made 15-30 days in advance and no refunds afterwards. Extra charge over 10 guests.


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              Calendar

              Last updated: 12/19/2014
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              Location

              45 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Birmingham (BHM)
              5 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Arley Coffee Shop - Full Menu and GREAT Food

              Car: Necessary

              This property is located on deep water on beautiful Lewis Smith Lake in Arley, AL. The location is convenient to Cullman, Decatur, Huntsville and Birmingham. The views are breathtaking from this beautiful point lot and boating and fishing are just steps away from your family room. If you get tired of grilling or cooking yourself, there are are four restaurants within a 15 minute drive that are wonderful. Pets are welcome but must be approved prior to reservation.

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2012

              About the owner: My name is Bruce Gordon and I am happily married to Diane and have two sons, Ethan (11) and Eric (9). I teach finance at the University of North Alabama and my wife and I also own RE/MAX Valley Pros in Moulton. We are active at Moulton Baptist Church and can be found on Facebook if you are really bored and want to see photos and things. This is the second home that we have owned on Smith Lake and we totally love our time there. We use the rentals to help make the payments and use the home in between. We invite you to share our getaway at the lake.

              Why the Owner Chose Arley:
              This property is a great choice for two main reasons. First, it is located on a point lot with a view that can't be beat and second, the house is totally remodeled after being stripped down to the studs and rebuilt. Everything, and I mean everything, is new. We bought the property for the lot and then made the house what we wanted it to be with all the modern conveniences like wi-fi, satellite TV and surround sound.

              The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
              Quiet location with unmatched view, but only minutes away from some great restaurants. Grocery store is only 10 minutes. In 45 minutes you can be in Cullman for more shopping choices, theaters, etc.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • View looking left from deck toward new boathouse with swim pier and boat lift.

                View looking left from deck toward new boathouse with swim pier and boat lift.

              • Looking across dining area to rear deck and water view.

                Looking across dining area to rear deck and water view.

              • Your rockers are waiting.  Come relax!

                Your rockers are waiting. Come relax!

              • Lots of seating on the deck and an extra table and chairs for dining outdoors.

                Lots of seating on the deck and an extra table and chairs for dining outdoors.

              • Grass has been sodded down to the dock and grass is growing elsewhere.

                Grass has been sodded down to the dock and grass is growing elsewhere.

              • Another view of the kitchen.

                Another view of the kitchen.

              • Relax in the den and enjoy the new, large TV, Blu-ray, surround sound and wi-fi.

                Relax in the den and enjoy the new, large TV, Blu-ray, surround sound and wi-fi.

              • The entertainment continues in the master bedroom.

                The entertainment continues in the master bedroom.

              • The sleeping alcove upstairs has two single beds and is a fun place to sleep.

                The sleeping alcove upstairs has two single beds and is a fun place to sleep.

              • Vanity in downstairs bathroom.

                Vanity in downstairs bathroom.

              • Upstairs bath has a double-sink vanity.  Everything is new, new, new.

                Upstairs bath has a double-sink vanity. Everything is new, new, new.

              • Upstairs bedroom 2.  Both upstairs bedrooms have ceiling fans.

                Upstairs bedroom 2. Both upstairs bedrooms have ceiling fans.

              • View looking right from deck.

                View looking right from deck.

              • Panoramic view from boat dock.

                Panoramic view from boat dock.

              • Down by the water are some great rocks where the kids can play.  They love it!

                Down by the water are some great rocks where the kids can play. They love it!

              • Side view of the house.

                Side view of the house.

              • New cabinets, appliances, flooring!  Cook if you like!  : )

                New cabinets, appliances, flooring! Cook if you like! : )

              • Our kids love to jump from the second level of the dock.

                Our kids love to jump from the second level of the dock.

              • Did I mention the surround sound.  Makes the hi-def movies come to life.

                Did I mention the surround sound. Makes the hi-def movies come to life.

              • The entertainment also continues upstairs with satellite TV and DVD.

                The entertainment also continues upstairs with satellite TV and DVD.

              • We haven't hung any pictures yet, but the  bedrooms are nice. This is the master

                We haven't hung any pictures yet, but the bedrooms are nice. This is the master

              • Downstairs bunk room has two sets of beds with a full down and single up.

                Downstairs bunk room has two sets of beds with a full down and single up.

              • Upstairs bedroom 1.  Both upstairs bedrooms have ceiling fans.

                Upstairs bedroom 1. Both upstairs bedrooms have ceiling fans.

              • Washer and dryer available if you need it.

                Washer and dryer available if you need it.

              VRBO #480659

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              This listing was first published here in 2013.

              Date last modified - Sunday, December 21, 2014

              $150 - $343 per night (USD)
              9

              4 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 14

              View calendar: Updated 12/19/14
              Minimum stay: 2-7 nights
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              Member since: 2009
              Speaks: english
              • Response time: Within 24 hours
              • Response rate: 100%
              • Calendar last updated: 12/19/2014
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