I Had Rather Be Fishing(49 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3-5 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
3 Bedrooms, 2 Full Bathrooms, 1 half bathroom, Sleeps 6
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. Contact information is available there as well, 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 email@example.com. Long term rentals welcome as well. Contact me directly for a quote.
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- 2000 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Children Welcome
- Pets Considered
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 6-7
- 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, 1 Half Bathroom
- DVD Player
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Autumn Foliage
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Paddle Boating
- Sight Seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Freshwater Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Pier Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Air Conditioning:
- Basic Soaps
- Ceiling Fans
- Clothes Dryer
- Filtered Water
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Laundry Soap
- Linens Provided
- Living Room:
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils
- Boat Dock
- Deck / Patio
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Lanai / Gazebo:
- Lawn / Garden:
- Outdoor Grill:
- Outdoor Grill Gas
- Screen Porch / Veranda
- Walkway To Water
- Wood Deck
Pool / Spa
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Oct 24 - Mar 30, 2017
3 night min stay
Mar 31 - May 18, 2017
3 night min stay
May 19 - Sep 5, 2017
5 night min stay
Sep 6 - Oct 26, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $300
- Pet Fee $50
- Tax Rate 10%
$300 deposit is due at booking. Rental fee is due 15 days before arrival. Refund is subject to re-rental of your dates. Thanksgiving and Christmas rates are $350 per night with 3 night minimum. For monthly stays or longer, contact owner for a quote.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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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. Two kayaks available for tenant use. The house is on Jonathan Creek which is one of the large bays of Kentucky Lake, one of the largest manmade lakes in the world.
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.
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..
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back and deck from different angle
Friends on a summer day
What a great place to have coffee and start the day!!!
View from deck off MBR in the Fall
Catch Winter sun on the dock - summer sun too.
cozy fire in the winter
Cliff diving at the quarry anyone?
What a view to start the day! - Sunrise in summer as a crane takes flight.
back and deck
dock at summer pool
Kitchen with pro style stove and granite counters
Tubing on Jonathan Creek Bay is always fun.
Master bath view - shower not shown
Upstairs bedroom - Every room has a view.
Some of our frequent guests in the back yard.
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.
front of house
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