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Lake Conroe private waterfront ind.pool, vball ct,Boat launch,Weddings,Retreats

Bedrooms 8
Space 6,540 sq ft
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Spacious Lakehouse on 3 acres, surrounded by pecan trees on a private cove


$$ 3nt. minimum charge of $2850 IS NEGOTIABLE WITH GROUP SIZE; EMAIL FOR DETAILS

Serenity Cove Resort is a ....

Spacious 8bdm, hilltop, secluded waterfront Rustic home, nestled on 3 wooded acres. Enjoy breathtaking sunsets on the large 1640sf. shaded 2nd story deck and covered porch. Two mature lighted trees, thorough the deck, providing a natural reflective ceiling after the sunset. Party string lights above provide a warm festive setting for family dining or an event Reception! Come and relax in the refreshing indoor pool and enjoy an exciting game of volleyball, or a competitive game in the lighted sand court lakeside! A 20ft old- fashioned rope swing, for the young and young at heart, bring back simple pleasures that can include a spirited game of horseshoes at the lighted lakeside pit, all adjacent to the lighted, furnished lakeside 650sf deck for 16, and mooring for 3 watercraft. All are shaded after 6:30 in the warm seasons! These and other activities with your friends and family, provide treasured and lasting memories!

.The Estate is surrounded by a canopy of pecan, oak and towering pine trees on 3.25 acres with a private wildlife peninsula.

This "rustic western" style retreat of casual warmth and comfort is perfect for Destination Weddings/Outdoor Weddings /intimate indoor Weddings accommodating the entire Wedding Party, and/ or families. Reunions with multiple families can spread out in 8 bedrooms, with 16 beds for 32. Four bedrooms offer hilltop lake views. Lake breezes and amazing sunsets on a 1500sf deck provide a peaceful, rustic setting, for a memorable Wedding or Reunion Event!

For added entertainment; a first floor game room with cable TV, and a pool table is adjacent to a common indoor swimming pool and party house, with A/C & heat, ping pong,7ft pool table and child safe Darts. Great for birthday parties, Graduations.


Serenity Cove Resort is also A UNIQUE DESTINATION OUTDOOR WEDDING VENUE ON LAKE CONROE Our Personalized Outdoor Wedding Packages are designed to create a truly "one of a kind" life changing experience! Email for details.

Area amenities include: 3 golf courses within 15 mi., Conroe outlet mall, cinema, grocery/gas within 3.5 mi. Area attractions: fishing tournaments: Toyota Bass Classic, Bass-N-Bucks, American Rodsmiths Big Bass Tournament. Boating events: and marinas close by. From the peninsula the pristine wooded shoreline seen up the lake that is Sam Houston National Forest with Family Hiking and Bicycle trails. Antique country shopping is abundant in, Montgomery, Conroe and Old Town Spring. There are many restaurants with lakeside dining available within 11min. along with concerts @ Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion and upscale shopping and dining, both at the Woodlands just 25 min. south.

Keywords: Lake Conroe, discount, large vacation rental,waterfront, lake, lake house, western style lodge, weddings, family reunions,church retreats,business seminars,secluded, wooded, secluded,wildlife preserve,5 decks/porches, boat ramp, pier,boat rental,hilltop views,boat dock,golf,fishing,boating,sand volleyball, putting green, boat launch,kayaking,swimming

More Details

Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 16, 2018

About Bruce

Houstonian for 45 yrs, married with 3 grown chilren, "I wanted to have a family home away from the distractions of the big city, to strengthen family values and enjoy quality time together. Sports and games provide that personal interaction, so we enjoy boating, ping pong,billards, board games,sand volleyball, softball, waterskiing, tubing, fishing and indoor swimming any time with our newly acquired pool heater. We have been blessed, and would like to share our home with you to build your loving relationships!

Bruce purchased this lodge in 2009

Why Bruce chose Willis

Large for group accommodations (WEDDINGS, & FAMILY REUNIONS up to 250) with resort style amenities & secluded acreage on the water, with a boat launch, good fishing,yet only 3.3mi.west of I45, and 5 min. from new supermarket and dining.

What makes this lodge unique

A unique setting for your perfect Destination Outdoor Wedding & Reception, with the convenience of the entire Wedding Party and close family and friends celebrating together thru that special night, or two. Three site styles offer more personalized choices: 1)Private cove side Ceremony on lush lawn, or 2)cove-side dock for up to to 120, 3) 2nd story lake view deck/front porch (2200sf) for 150 guests under a canopy of pecan shade, and gorgeous orange sunsets!

Guestbook comments from the owner

This is our 2nd time coming back here for our family reunion. 1st time we had problem with wasps but the 2nd time we did not see any. Thank you for taking care of that issue. We really enjoyed the indoor swimming pool. It was nice not having to worry about applying sunscreen or getting sunburn. There was also plenty of land for us to do our tradition track and field event. And a great fishing area, the kids was so excited of catching such big fish. And thank you Bruce and Cheryl for allowing us to released our light latern in remembrance of our mom/grandma/greatgrandma. It makes the night magically beautiful. Overall, we all had an awesome time and memory.

Source: GOOGLE + 8/13/18

Jul 2018
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Willis Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 6540 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 32
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , jetted tub , Master Bath
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , 2nd level common bathroom
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , 3rd level bathroom
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , 1st level common bathroom
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Master Bath 2
  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 32
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 queen , Master Suite with full jacuzzi bath
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , 1st level
    Bedroom 6 - 1 king , 1 queen , 1st level
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 double , 2nd Master Suite with roman tub
    Bedroom 8 - 2 double , 3rd level
    Bedroom 4 - 2 double , 1st level
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 3rd level
    Bedroom 7 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , 1st level
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (6), Double Beds (6), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (3)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


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Lake Conroe private waterfront ind.pool, vball ct,Boat launch,Weddings,Retreats
average rating of 4.185185 based on 55 reviews

Perfect wedding!

  • 5 of 5

We got married at Serenity Cove Lodge this February and it was absolutely amazing. The venue is gorgeous and Bruce and Cheryl are super sweet and helpful! They have some really cute decorations already there and all of their chairs, linens, and tables were all in great condition. They always were quick to answer any questions or requests we had and they are just genuinely nice people! All of our guests were IN LOVE with the house and it was so lovely to have the majority of our family/friends stay the night with us there. We truly could not have a picked a better place to get married! We can't wait to come back for a family reunion or anniversary!

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for those kind remarks. It was truely a pleassure to be a part of a gracious and loving group. Your families have a special connection reflective of your and Tom's relationship and we know a long and prosperous life is in store!
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perfect home for a retreat

  • 5 of 5

We had a church group retreat. We picked this house because of all the amenities and its location away from the city. The house was just as everyone expected. There was enough bedrooms for all of us. The kitchen had everything we needed. All of us loved the indoor pool. We did not worry about sunscreen or bugs. We could jump in the pool whenever we wanted. We played ping pong and pool late into the night. Fishing in the lake was fun also. The 2 canoes were wonderful to have. We all took turns on the canoes. Overall, it was great seeing the kids enjoying time interacting with each other and not on their phones. Mr. Bruce lived next door and was very responsive to all our questions. We all made a lot of good memories.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank-you for those kind words. That embraces our total theme,offering larger groups comfort and old school amenities that allow friends and family to really reconnect and nurture relationships to last a lifetime.
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Felt like we spent too much for what we got.

  • 3 of 5

I think we all had a blast at the reunion despite the house being a little buggy. There were bugs EVERYWHERE inside the house. They were coming out of the toaster....

After coming to the property I think the $695 make ready fee seemed too high.

The $450 poolhouse/pool heated fee especially since the "heating unit” wasn’t hooked up until the last day. That being said without the pool it would have been a hard property for us to enjoy as a family.

That being said, we agreed on these costs beforehand and will not be disputing anything. Just felt like the property was too expensive for what we got.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Andrea, we apoligize for it being "a little buggy" We do have 8 exterior doors and it was July on Lake Conroe, but took the recommendation of your guest upon departure, to keep them outside. I immediately thanked him. Since we are unique with onsite management, we could have addressed the problem promptly had we known. The excepted cleaning fee is proportional to the size of the rental. I asked kids swimmimg early on if the temperature was too hot or cold, in the pool or poolhouse, and got no complaints. The last day apon request and with the generous offer and help of 2 of your guys, got the heat-pump started. We ARE very happy that you DID enjoy the pool AND your stay! Please come again!
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Wow! Just wow!

  • 5 of 5

At first we were lost! It's big and wonderful and provided plenty of privacy for 20ppl! Although our stay was actually for a funeral in the area, this property allowed our family to get together, stay together, eat together and honor our loved one together. We played ping pong and pool matches like we did as kids. We brought a jet ski and we used the canoes and did yoga to the sunrise over the lake on the lush green lawn. We taught the baby how to swim. This property had everything we needed, wanted and then some! Lots of memories were made! We shall do it again soon! My Mother would have been proud! Thank you to the owners for being right there for us too! Cheers!! I recommend this to any group looking to spend time with each other but not trip over one another. It's clean and we'll kept and just absolute fun!!

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Expansive yet still cozy and secluded

  • 5 of 5

I'm so glad I chose Serenity Cove to host my reunion! Every year or so my friends and I from college try to get together for a few days to catch up and celebrate being back together. It is so tough to plan an event like that, but Bruce made it easy. He was willing to adjust my quote when my group size changed after booking, responded immediately to a late night request for more detergent and toilet paper, and gave us complete privacy even though they live on the property. It is pretty hard to find a place where thirty people who might stay up late and play music past 10pm can go and have fun without worrying we are going to disturb the neighbors, but Serenity Cove was perfect for us. Highly recommended, and we will keep this property in mind for our next get together.

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank-you for your kind "5 STAR REVIEW" We want to be all you expect AND more, .... more amenities to reconnect with friends and family!
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Perfect place for intimate wedding and family get-togethers!

  • 5 of 5

I reserved Serenity Cove for my small, intimate wedding and I could not have had a better place to spend such a special day with family and friends. It was such a beautiful atmosphere and the owners were so kind and caring to the needs of us and our guests. They were quick with responses to questions, worked with our wants, and always offered a helping hand. My family and friends were so impressed with the venue that we cannot wait to be back for reunions and get togethers.

A big thanks to Bruce and Cheryl for allowing us the opportunity of such a wonderful experience!

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank-you for your trust in being a part in your special day! We believe a Wedding celebration with family and friends should last longer than 6 hrs.... providing more lasting memories!! Best wishes in your new life together!
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Nearest Airport
12 Miles
conroe regional
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
New Krogers exit 94 at I45
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Texas national E.Willis; Panorama village 7mi S
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
I 45, 3mi east, exit 95 Longstreet
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Cilantros TexMex, pizza shack and Leroy's BBQ
Car: necessary

Sand Volleyball Court on Premise, and Putting green. Onsite Lake and Creek Fishing, With views across Lake Conroe of Sam Houston National forest from wildlife peninsula (hiking and motorcycle trails)


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

MakeReady/prepfee 6460sf $595
Poolhouse/heatedpool fee $250
Pet Fee $20

3 night minimum charge $2850.00 for Memorial,July 4th,Labor day, Thanksgiving and Christmas and New Years,Easter

Guests may stay 2 nights however; we have a 3 night min. charge $2850.00 for regular season rates /Winter Rates (Jan and Feb)are $700 per night for up to 10 guests.


Overnight guests up to 32 in Lodge,day guests up to 200, including chairs, tables, linens, centerpieces,Wedding Arch, choice of 3 ceremony & reception settings; 1) 40x30ft Wedding /reception Platform 2) cove-side boat dock/deck for 120, or 3) Upper Deck Lake view site

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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