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Crappie Cottage on the Waterfront in Quiet Cove provides Flexible Family Retreat

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths (Sleeps 6, or 8 with addition of Annex)

Crappie Cottage (named for the fish) is the perfect spot for a couples' retreat or a family gathering -- featuring fishing, swimming, and lots of spots to relax. Charming, but not rustic (WiFi, 3 LCD TVs, DVD), it's equipped with everything you need except food and bait. There's a covered boat dock for fishing and you can moor a boat dockside. There's a large swim dock next door for playing or sunning.

If there are more than 6 of you, consider adding the ANNEX, which is a separate, private suite for two located next door. It includes a king bed, full bath, parlor, screened porch, patio and it comes with use of a golf cart.

Crappie Cottage is in a park-like setting in a quiet residential cove, and

Horseshoe Bend is one of the nicest areas of the lake, providing golf and fine dining on the Bend and a wide choice of vacation activities within a 15 minute drive.

Keywords: House,cottage,cabin,waterfront,lakefront crappie cottage

More Details

Candy and Jerry Griffin
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 13, 2017

About Candy and Jerry Griffin

Jerry and Candy Griffin have owned the property next door for over thirty years and since 2001 have made it their primary residence while often commuting to pay the bills. Jerry works at the University of Missouri in Columbia and Candy has retired from IT consulting to teach college math and physics. 'We enjoy seeing others have the same kind of fun our family has had here over the years and we've been thrilled to have 100% happy campers.'

Candy and Jerry Griffin purchased this house in 2007


Lake Ozark House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Waterfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • If you rent the annex there is an additional bath.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin Beds (2), Sleeper Sofa (1) in main room. If more than 6 adults you can rent the annex which has a King Size Bed (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Tie up boat at the dock. Fishing poles - fish from the deck or docks.


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Crappie Cottage on the Waterfront in Quiet Cove provides Flexible Family Retreat
average rating of 5.0 based on 34 reviews

Great property and location and super friendly hosts.

  • 5 of 5

Our family enjoyed the Crappie Cottage. The home was perfect for our 7 person group. The kids enjoyed fishing from the docks and playing at the "beach". We grilled out every night on the Weber grill. The dock was great for our rented boat as well. The location was perfect for swimming and accessing great coves for boating. The owners are very accommodating and responded very quickly to any question we had. We will consider returning.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Spectacular trip at the Crappie Cottage

  • 5 of 5

Not only was this an awesome lakefront retreat but had everything you would expect. The view was beautiful and property was great. . The owners were great and very considerate to make sure our stay was great. The deck was great and you sat right on the waterfront. Thank you for everything. Much more than I expected.

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Quiet Getaway

  • 5 of 5

With a baby on the way, we wanted a nice relaxing weekend getaway and the Crappie Cottage was the perfect choice. It has everything you would need and then some! Plenty of property to walk around and beautiful landscaping. It was a very comfortable stay and the owners were very kind and helpful. Hope to go back next year with the baby in tote.

  • Submitted: May 15, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful home and property!

  • 5 of 5

We loved the Crappie Cottage! It was so clean and tastefully decorated. The homeowners were very accommodating. The home had everything we needed for a weekend getaway. The property is breathtaking and we will be back this summer. The only downfall is staying more than a few days would be difficult without having a washer and dryer or you just need to pack more clothes to accommodate:-)

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Will be back!

  • 5 of 5

I highly recommend this place! Not only is it in a quiet secluded area but close to everything! It was so clean! I felt like home and the owners were friendly, polite and respected our privacy. They thought of everything! The kitchen had a good enough supply to make dinner every night. Plenty of towels, firewood, soap, garbage bags, shampoo, lawn chairs, and more! Wi-Fi wasn't the greatest but it worked 75% of the time, TV in both rooms (not the twin bed room) and in the living room. The view from every window was spectacular and there are tons of Windows! The twin bed room is super tiny, it's good for sleeping only. But the other rooms are big and sunny! The only complaint (which isn't a big deal) was the water pressure. I have thick hair and it was hard to rinse, but I really didn't mind because everything else was PERFECT! My son and husband caught quite a bit of fish off the pier ( which had a cleaning station and roof) deer were everywhere! Very peaceful and relaxing, just what we were looking for!

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect little cottage right on the water!!!

  • 5 of 5

We loved it here!!! Very cute , clean place!!! Owners were extremely accommodating!!! Would come back in a heartbeat!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $120
Additional Guest Fee $25 per person per night
Pet Fee $25

Summer minimum stay days may be waived based on last minute availability.

8 adult guests? Ask about our annex (new 2015)

Pet Policy, we welcome up to 2 medium sized dogs to accompany your stay. Additional fees applied.

Cancellation Policy. Cancel 60 days prior to scheduled arrival, deposit will be refunded. Cancel less than 60 days return of deposit depends on ability to rent to another guest.

Sales Tax ID. 22909206

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.