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Last updated: 11/28/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Sleeps:7
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2.75
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

2000 square foot private Kentucky Lake front home. Beautiful views
of Jonathan Creek bay from every room. Great kitchen with grainte countertops. Twenty by thirty-five foot great
room with floor to ceiling windows facing the lake and wood burning
fireplace for chilly nights. Deck and screened porch facing lake. Satellite internet. Sits on approximately 3 1/2 acres plus TVA land. Great for families, duck hunters, fishermen, etc. For additional pictures visit our facebook page 'I had rather be fishing' and click on photos. If I do not respond within 12 hours, your message may not have reached me. If I do not respond quickly or if you prefer not to book through the website, you may reach me directly through abelesand@aol.com.

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Owner

Member since: 2008

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 11/28/2016

Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

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

    renters must be 25 years old or older....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 6-7

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 king

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 king

    ...moreless

  • Master bedroom with king sized memory foam bed and private bath with Jacuzzi. Deck from both the master bedroom and great room overlooking lake. Second bedroom with king sized bed, bath and screened porch. Third bedroom upstairs with King sized memory foam bed and half bath. Tile and hardwood floors throughout. Soaring ceilings and skylights. Private boat dock with deck,half under roof,and 100 foot fishing pier....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 2 Half Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Currently Dish but may be DirecTV in future....moreless

  • Television:

    Flat screen televisions in every room. ...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Lake
  • Lakefront
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    central...moreless

  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace:

    wood available beside the driveway across from upper garage...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    central...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Great room with vaulted ceilings and floor to ceiling windows....moreless

  • Parking:

    We have a long driveway but it is difficult to turn a boat around at the bottom by the house. Please leave boats and trailers in the designated area along the driveway....moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove:

    on deck off master bedroom...moreless

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    pots and pans as well as casserole dishes and most things you will need....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer:

    with icemaker...moreless

  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave

Outside

  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    nearby...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Kayaks and paddles available for use at your own risk. No charge. Guest responsible for returning Kayaks and paddles to their original location ans locking them with provided cable....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Screened porch off great room. Covered seating area on dock. Large deck....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Three acres of land...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    both gas and charcoal...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Jacuzzi
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
winter 2016-17
Oct 24 - Mar 30, 2017
3 night min stay
$225
$1,400
Spring
Mar 31 - May 18, 2017
3 night min stay
$250
$1,700
Summer
May 19 - Sep 5, 2017
5 night min stay
$350
$2,200
Fall
Sep 6 - Oct 26, 2017
3 night min stay
$250
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$350
$2,200

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Pet Fee $50
  • Tax Rate 10%

Notes:

$300 deposit is due at booking. Rental fee is due 15 days before arrival. Refund is subject to re-rental of your dates.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Last updated: 11/28/2016
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Location

38 Miles
Nearest Airport
Paducah KY
20 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Murray KY
7 Miles
Nearest Golf
Kenlake Resort
17 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-24
7 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Aurora

Car: Necessary

Very private area. Great for getting away from it all. Sleep in the

hammock on the dock. Float in the lake and sun or, if you bring your boat, enjoy boating and tubing/skiing on Jonathan Creek. Fall color is gorgeous. This house is surrounded by woods and is not in a subdivision. Paddle boat available for tenant use.

Other Activities: Boating/fishing (guides available nearby)/ hiking TVA lands around the house and Land Between the Lakes.

Golf: Many golf curses available nearby. Ky Dam golf course is a well maintained 18 hole course. Kenlake has a very nice 9 hole course. Miller Golf Course is operated by Murray State University and is excellent. There are many others available in the area.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1998

About the owner: I grew up in Mayfield KY about 20 miles from the lake. I now live in St Louis MO. My husband and I built this house so that we could visit our aging parents without the hassle of packing and unpacking all of the time and with a view toward retiring there someday. The house was built for us, not as an income property so it has many touches that other available houses do not have - huge fireplace, oversized windows overlooking the lake, high end appliances, high ceilings, tall doors,maple and cherry floors in the bedrooms, cherry handrails, large yard (3+ acres) etc. After 3 of our parents died, we no longer came to the lake as often but could not bear to sell the house where we had spent so much quality time and where our grandchildren had made so many memories. We decided to rent our house through Homeaway to defray the cost of keeping our part time home and so that others could create great memories there as well.

Why the Owner Chose Benton, KY, USA:
Since we live in a large city, we wanted a place that was away from the hustle and bustle. We found that here. The house sits on 3 acres plus TVA land. We have deer and other wildlife everywhere. At night the stars are very bright and unobstructed by light pollution. You hear the sounds of nature instead of the rumble of cars.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We love that you can see the lake from every room of the house. It just embraces the lake. Additionally the bathrooms have views of the woods. Sitting on the deck at night with a fire or watching the moon rise over the lake is a priceless treat. Kids can play in the woods or yard and you do not have to worry about them. It is just a good place to be..


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 11/28/2016

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Photos

  • back and deck from different angle

    back and deck from different angle

  • Friends on a summer day

    Friends on a summer day

  • What a great place to have coffee and start the day!!!

    What a great place to have coffee and start the day!!!

  • Master bdrm

    Master bdrm

  • View from deck off MBR in the Fall

    View from deck off MBR in the Fall

  • Kitchen area

    Kitchen area

  • Catch Winter sun on the dock - summer sun too.

    Catch Winter sun on the dock - summer sun too.

  • cozy fire in the winter

    cozy fire in the winter

  • Cliff diving at the quarry anyone?

    Cliff diving at the quarry anyone?

  • What a view to start the day! - Sunrise in summer as a crane takes flight.

    What a view to start the day! - Sunrise in summer as a crane takes flight.

  • back and deck

    back and deck

  • dock at summer pool

    dock at summer pool

  • Kitchen with pro style stove and granite counters

    Kitchen with pro style stove and granite counters

  • Tubing on Jonathan Creek Bay is always fun.

    Tubing on Jonathan Creek Bay is always fun.

  • Master bath view - shower not shown

    Master bath view - shower not shown

  • Second Bedroom

    Second Bedroom

  • Upstairs bedroom - Every room has a view.

    Upstairs bedroom - Every room has a view.

  • Some of our frequent guests in the back yard.

    Some of our frequent guests in the back yard.

  • Big Billy Bass Caught off the dock in early summer

    Big Billy Bass Caught off the dock in early summer

  • What a view to go to bed by. - Amoonpath on the lake at full moon.

    What a view to go to bed by. - Amoonpath on the lake at full moon.

  • front of house

    front of house

  • screened porch

    screened porch

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