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Gorgeous Lakefront Cabin W/ Pedal Boat in Private Cove+high-speed Wi-Fi

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,360 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Cabin, 4 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 12+)

Live life to the fullest in this beautiful log cabin nestled in the woods right at the water's edge.

Awaken to a fantastic view of blue sky, magificent southern white pines, and the still waters of Norris Lake. Savor a cup of coffee on the upper deck in the morning while being entertained by the birds and squirrels in the tree canopy. Fish for striped bass off of your private floating dock. Pile the crew into your boat and explore some of Norris Lake's 34,000 acres. Carve it up on glass-like water conditions almost any weekday. Splash and play with the kids in the clean emerald green water right off your private dock in this secluded deep water bay.

Leave the truck in the driveway as you rustle up a home-cooked meal in the fully-equipped kitchen, on the full-size SS gas grill, or even over the fire at the firepit, then eat together as a family. Take the kids on an exciting adventure down the well-maintained trail to explore 'Bear Cave'. Enjoy an evening card game with friends on the beautiful, well-lit, screened-in porch. Recap the day's events in the evening on the paver style patio surrounding the brick-firepit.

You will find this is one of the most enjoyable, stress-free vacations you have ever had. We love our little slice of paradise. We are happy to share it with you, and we thank you for treating it with care.

If using credit card to reserve, full amount of rent including taxes and security deposit is collected at time of reservation. The deposit will be refunded after your stay.

If pay by check, reservation is held with $500 deposit for any length of stay. This deposit will become your security deposit and is refunded after your stay after property inspection. Balance of rent is due 30 days prior to check-in.

Lockbox code for key and directions will be e-mailed 1 month before rental (rent is paid in full and written acceptance of rental agreement has been received).

Cancellations must be received 30 days prior to check-in date for a full refund. Cancellation fee is $500 within 30 days of check-in date.

Description of Property Lay-out

Upper level

* Large, open, loft-style bedroom with beautiful exposed beam cathedral ceiling and fantastic view through large picture window of lake and trees. Bedroom #1 is furnished with a king-size bed, dresser, night-stands, ceiling fan, alarm clock, and table lamp. There is a small, easily blocked-off kid's play-closet on this level which is perfect for young ones who still want to sleep close to mom and dad.


* The full kitchen has a dishwasher, electric oven with smooth-top range, large microwave, can opener, coffee maker, large side-by-side fridge with ice-maker, all utensils, dishware, cookware, many dry food staples, etc.

* There is a desk area in the kitchen with a phone and files of nearby attractions for your reference and use.

* The dining area has a large oval kitchen table and 6 chairs.

* The family room has a newer leather couch, futon, chair, 50' LCD TV with satellite, DVD, movie library, books and magazines.

* A private bedroom #2 with queen-sized bed, dresser and night stand.

* A full bathroom with corner shower and linen closet.

* This level opens to the screened-in porch with seating and tables for eight, as well as lakeside upper deck with a kid-size picnic table, more table and chairs, lounge chairs, and full-size stainless steel gas grill.

Lower level

* Bedroom #3 is a private bedroom with a bunk bed (double on bottom, single on top) and dresser.

* Full-size laundry room with washer and dryer.

* One full bathroom for bedroom #3 with a tub shower.

* Open kid's bunkroom (bedroom #4) with two bunk beds (doubles on bottom and twins on top). 32"' TV with DVD player and VCR only (no cable or Direct TV on this TV).

* Another full bathroom for bedroom #4 with a shower.

* This level opens to lakeside lower deck, which connects to paver path to firepit, steps to dock, and driveway.

Keywords: Log Cabin

More Details

Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 21, 2018

About The Owner

We built this log cabin ourselves in 1998. The experience of building a log cabin was amazing & we are proud to have a cabin that we built.

The Owner purchased this cabin in 1998

Why The Owner chose Sugar Hollow Marina

Norris Lake is the closest lake to the Northern Kentucky area that allows private docks. We also love how clean Norris Lake is and it also seems to be one of the best skiiing lakes around, with the one possible exception being Dale Hollow.

What makes this cabin unique

Our lot is one of the best you'll find on the lake. It's very large and is located in a quiet bay behind Sugar Hollow Marina. In most other cabins, you're neighbors are visible to both sides of you of your deck. There is a good mix of natural beauty like the small cave, beautiful trees and wildlife, mixed with modern ammenities like the paver style patio/firepit (which is equipped with lights, hose for putting out the fire at the end of the night, and granite-topped food prep table). There is also a pedal boat for your use that seats 5 people and life jackets for 5 people.

Guestbook comments from the owner

The cabin passed our expectations by a mile. We admire the family’s love that went into making this cabin a reality. We had everything we needed and a whole lot more here. Beautiful, secluded cove, beautiful interior, awesome leather couch (very comfy).

We won’t wait so late to reserve this cabin next time. Norris is amazing.
Jun 2010
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Sugar Hollow Marina Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1360 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 2 bathrooms have shower, one bathroom has shower/tub
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • King size beds (1) King bed in upstairs loft, Queen size Beds (1) Queen bed in main level bedroom, Double Beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (3), Bunk Beds (3). The bunk room contains two bunk beds with doubles on bottom and twins on top. The lower BR has a bunk with a double on the bottom and a twin on the top.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • marina
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
1 acre secluded wooded lot with large patio/firepit, tire swing and small cave tucked into the hillside. The nearest neighbors on either side are several hundred feet away, making it a very secluded, private area. Short wooden staircase (we think 86 steps) to your private floating dock. Dock has spots with padding for two 27' long boats, plus an 8' x 26' floating patio. A pedal boat that seats five with life jackets is available for your use. There is a water slide off the dock into the lake the kids will love. Cabin is located in a bay behind Sugar Hollow Marina with limited boat traffic creating a safe & fun place for families to relax & play.


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Gorgeous Lakefront Cabin W/ Pedal Boat in Private Cove+high-speed Wi-Fi
average rating of 4.4375 based on 27 reviews

Great property!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I truly enjoyed our stay! The house was well equipped and located in a great area. My two boys, ages 7 and 10, thought it was the best vacation ever.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. Glad you enjoyed it. We love it when families have a great vacation.
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Great location

  • 4 of 5

We had 6 adults, 5 kids and 2 boats and fit in the cabin just fine. I have never stayed in a cabin that was better equipped. It was like being at home, everything you needed was already there. The location on the lake was fantastic, close to the jumping bridge and on a very quiet cove. The marina next to it wasn't great, but Shanghai Resort (4 miles by boat) was very nice. Loses one star for their trash policy- you have to take it all with you. Packing up a weeks worth of leaking, smelly garbage in the car to haul it to the dump 15 minutes away left a bad taste on the way out from an otherwise great trip. I would stay there again though.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Peacefully wonderful!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

What an amazingly peaceful well furnished and stocked home. It's worth coming back just for the jets in the hot tub. So nice to have cabinets labeled and well stocked. The dock and pedal boat were more than adequate. Circular stairs inside and down to the lake were a good workout. We loved it!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay.
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Amazing Lake Front Experiance

  • 5 of 5

I would strongly recommend this house to any one that would like to enjoy Norris lake. The dead end channel is great to swim and enjoy without any lake traffic. The house its self has a brand new A.C. system. Close to the marina for conveyance. I would definitely like to rent this one again. One of the best houses I have stayed at on the lake!!

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We love it when renters enjoy their experience. Hope to see you next year.
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Great Cabin

  • 5 of 5

This cabin is perfect for a weekend getaway. Would highly recommend. The owners are great to work with.

  • Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. Glad you enjoyed the cabin.
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definitely coming back

  • 5 of 5

This cabin was beautiful great secluded Location!!!'

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Approximately 1.5 hours from Pigeon Forge/Gatlinburg with shopping, amusement parks, hiking, sightseeing, etc.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Damage Deposit $500

Weekly rental from Friday evening to Friday morning during peak summer. 3 & 4 night rentals considered in late August - October
Full payment due at time of reservation if using credit card and website. If pay by check, $500 due at reservation time and full amount due 30 days prior to rental.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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