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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
Perfect family vacation from frequent 5 star travelers...
"My family and I (wife & 2 daughters ages 9 & 6) had the pleasure of staying at the Shangri-La for a second time in 3 years (2013) and it proved once again to be outstanding. It's the intangibles that impress me the most from Dave and Steph. From the embroidered towel (name spelled correctly!), wine and cake upon arrival to the vast assortment of cooking utensils & pottery, soft towels and linens, cleanliness and and even the toilet paper. Who invests in high quality toilet paper for rental properties??? It goes without saying, the boathouse, to me, is the gem. We played 'Uno' every evening, ate all of our meals, listened to great music, drank Champagne & wine and just enjoyed the best view of the lake during the daylight hours and plentiful stars at night on the boathouse deck. In 2013 both my daughters were a bit too scared to take advantage of swimming in the beautiful water (they are accustomed to clear beaches on the Gulf Coast), playing on the Lilly-pad or paddle sports. I couldn't get them out of the water this year. Due to the rising cost of insurance, and I completely understand, the pontoon is no longer an option but the Laprades Marina is a short 10 minute drive around the dam, bait shop and up the West side of the lake. The rental options are a plenty and very affordable and not to mention, the food at the restaurant is outstanding. We rented a 21' pontoon, the girls found a deflated tube in the laundry room and we spent 2 full days on the water exploring and throwing the girls off the tube much to their delight. That was their 'favorite' thing as told to Mr. Dave when he arrived on our last full day to say hello. This year we took a side trip to Tallulah Gorge State Park and enjoyed the falls (and over 1000 vertical steps), previous we hiked in the near by state parks. At least twice a year my wife and I travel to the Caribbean in the Spring and northeast or Colorado in the fall, Shangri-La has quickly ascended to one of my top destinations, yes, even with kids. Hats off to Dave and Stephanie. The only downside this year is that we didn't catch nearly as many bass as in 2013..."
Guest: EricDate of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: August 18, 2015
"I cannot say enough good things about our experience. The Phelan's home is set up perfectly for being able to accommodate multiple generations and have both kid and adult space. We had kids ranging from age 7 to 18 and they ALL found something to keep them entertained. Having the option to send all the kids downstairs to play video games or watch movies while the adults sat upstairs was great. Having three levels was so nice for being able to put grandma and the girls on the 3rd floor, separate from the loud boys on the bottom level. While mom & dad had the main floor all to themselves. Perfect!
The back patio was a beautiful, quiet place to have coffee in the morning. Wish it had been cool enough for a fire in that awesome fireplace! The boat house and dock were set up perfectly for our boat and jet skis, the kids all had a blast jumping from the boat house and fishing on the docks. The cove is so quiet and peaceful in a no-wake zone, I never felt worried that anyone was going to get run over.
The house is in pristine condition, equipped with pretty much anything you could ever ask for. I've never seen so many beach towels in one place haha!!
The Phelans make you feel like you're old friends, with the warmest, kindest welcome. I just cannot say enough good things about this home...we would absolutely stay here without hesitation again!!"
Guest: Midori C.Date of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: November 2, 2015
"We took our 4 grandchildren and they had as much fun as the Disney cruise we took them on. The kids spent their days swimming, tubing and knee boarding. My wife just enjoyed the peace and tranquility. This cottage could not be in a better location for old and young alike. It was so cozy and Kristen (the owner) is just the nicest person I have ever dealt with. She was so patient in answering questions before we went. We thought the clothes washer was broken so Kristen sent somebody right over, but it just turned out to be operator error on our part (one more reminder we are technologically challenged). My wife wants to go back before next summer without the children so she can spend more time just sitting and enjoying the surroundings."
Guest: Scott H.Date of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: June 7, 2015
"This is a wonderful house with a huge front yard and lots of activities for the family - kayaking, fire pits, yard games, swimming off the float, playing on the swing set and more! The house is fully stocked with a large open floor plan and great indoor and outdoor space. Our one regret is that we didn't reserve a boat from the Marina ahead of time and did not get out on the lake but still had a wonderful time."
Guest: Whitney O.Date of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: May 31, 2015