Luxurious 8.61-Acre Hidden Haven on Lake, Private Dock, Fishing, Hiking, Golfer(76 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
About the Property
House, 7 Bedrooms + Sunroom, 6 Baths, (Sleeps 20)
Ideal for family reunions, staff meetings, retreats, luxurious vacations, golf outings, girls getaways, and those who want to hike and fish by day and relax in a hot tub by night...
Our guests have asked to take our mattresses home, 'borrow' our original art :-), move in permanently...One tween hugged her mom and said, 'I feel like I'm a princess!!'
Golfers rest between rounds near the grill or fireside for a game of chess. Fishermen hike down to the lake to our private dock to catch trout for lunch. Families walk through the woods and roast marshmallows over the firepit. Sunlovers tan on the deck and then lounge in the hot tub...
No need to worry about thin walls or loud neighbors or traffic noises...or people even knowing where you are! Our address is literally off the map, tucked away within 8+ acres, hidden by trees on 3 sides and Lake Taneycomo on the fourth.
Though just 3.5 miles from Hwy 76, 6 miles from Branson Landing and minutes further to all the fun Branson offers, you may never want to leave once you pull into the garage...
Wake-up in your luxurious bedroom to watch the deer in the morning. Warm-up to winter seated fireside by the Lord of the Rings chess set. Take a nature walk with loved ones. Enjoy laughter with family and friends around a grand dining table, over a game of shuffleboard, table bowling, foosball, arcade games, or with the Wii.
Watch the sunset with a panoramic lake view on one of the decks. Relax in the 8-10 person hot tub or detox in the 2-person sauna before you say, 'good-night.'
And end the day with a cup of your favorite coffee and a great book from Rivendell's house library as you sink into one of our fabulous chaises and chairs.
Welcome to our family's B&B (without the 2nd B).
Welcome to a private home hidden in the woods on Lake Taneycomo.
Welcome to a resting space where no one can find you and no one is calling your name.
Keywords: luxurious, lakefront, wooded, private home, sauna, hot tub, fishing, hiking, large groups, family reunions, church retreats
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Member since: 2010
- 4000 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 20
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
Our fabulous children have stocked our vacation home with their own stash of toys and videos to share with your tribe. The family room is designed with children in mind and contains a 60 game arcade table, foosball table, shuffle board, bowling game, a Wii and fun furniture for them to relax and watch a movie on the HD big screen TV....moreless
- Non Smoking Only
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Low Allergen Environment
Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20, Beds for 20
- King size beds (4) 4 bedrooms feature spacious King beds with Simmons (r) mattresses: Restoration, Gentle Whisper, and Living Waters., Queen size Beds (2) The Scroll (wheelchair accessible room) on the first floor and New Creation and Eagle's Watch on the lower level feature luxurious Queen beds., Twin or Single Beds (2) The master suite sunroom has a daybed trundle featuring a Simmon's pillow-top world-class mattress on top and a Nikken Kenkopad magnetic mattress in the trundle., Two (2) portable Pack-n-Play cribs are available along with toys for toddlers., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) The main living rooms has a full-size sleeper sofa to provide 2 with a place to lay their heads. In addition, we have 2 self-inflating mattresses complete with linens and pillows. If your group is larger than 20, please call 4173345214. Friends have nearby accommodations so larger groups can easily stay within walking proximity on the Lake., Bunk Beds (2) Our bunk room sleeps 4....moreless
Bathrooms: 6 Bathrooms
- Our family piano awaits guests in the living room, a 60 game arcade table, 8.6 acres with hiking trails take you down to the lake and dock, and our home sleeps 20 in beds (if your group is over 20 there are other properties nearby). Additionally, Rivendell has a private sunroom, shuffle board & bowling game table, house library, 6 luxury bedrooms and 1 bunkroom, outdoor campfire pit, and Simmons (r) pillow-top mattresses...moreless
- Audio Tape Player
- Books For Kids
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Game Room:
- Games For Kids
- Music Library:
- Satellite / Cable:
- Video Game Console:
- Video Games:
- Video Library:
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Autumn Foliage
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Theme Parks
- Water Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Lake View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Pier Fishing
- Rock Climbing
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 16 people
- Activities Guide
- Air Conditioning
- Alarm Clock
- Basic Soaps
- Broadband Access
- Ceiling Fans
- Clothes Dryer:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Laundry Soap
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room
- Local Activities Guide
- Local Maps
- Local Restaurant Guide
- Paper Towels
- Parking Off Street:
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:
- Security System
- Sofa Bed
- Toilet Paper
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine:
- Wireless Internet
- Wood Fireplace:
- 4 Ring Stove
- Coffee Grinder
- Coffee Maker
Pots, pans, waffle iron, bake ware, ice cream maker, roaster, bread maker, bacon griddle, coffee maker, tea pot...all you need for a Thanksgiving feast or dinner for two. A golfing chef stayed at our home and was, 'very pleased.' Another guest said that our home had, 'the best stocked kitchen' they had ever encountered....moreless
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Ice Maker
- Deck / Patio:
- Lanai / Gazebo:
- Outdoor Grill:
- Outdoor Grill Gas
Pool / Spa
- Hot Tub:
- Housekeeper Optional
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Mar 1 - May 14, 2017
3 night min stay
May 15 - Aug 15, 2017
3 night min stay
Aug 16 - Nov 19, 2017
3 night min stay
Nov 20 - Nov 26, 2017
3 night min stay
Nov 27 - Dec 19, 2017
3 night min stay
Dec 20 - Jan 3, 2018
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning fee $250 + tax
- Tax Rate 6.1%
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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on Lake Taneycomo,5 miles from Branson Landing, 15 miles from the Branson airport, 15 miles from Silver Dollar City
Other Activities: Parsailing, Wildlife viewing, Mini golf, Hot air ballooning, Shopping, Boating, Rock climbing, Health/beauty spa
Year Purchased: 2009
About the owner: Early 2010, our fun-filled family embarked on four months of remodeling to transform this lakeview home into Rivendell! After taking prayer and writing retreats for 17 years, the door opened for us to create a retreat home of our own. Through the miracle of adoption, we are the overjoyed parents of three outrageously creative children. Our eldest is gifted with Asperger's Syndrome, our middle is graced with extroverted compassion, and our youngest is currently seeking to master burping the ABCs... We home school part-time, parent full-time, and laugh a lot to stay sane. Our personal residence is about one hour from Rivendell -- out in the country where you can count the stars. We are the happy guardians of 4 rescued (outside) dogs, 3 odd (outside) cats, 1 rabbit (yes, inside...for the moment), and 9 unusually social chickens. We write. We travel. We invest in the next generation. We welcome you to Rivendell, our Branson retreat home!
Why the Owner Chose Branson, MO, USA:
The rocks, hills, trees, lakes...Branson is filled with natural beauty. Since moving to Missouri from Texas in 1996, we've made frequent trips down to Branson to take the kids to Silver Dollar City as a family or to find a quiet retreat for rest and writing individually. We love the drive and often have taken side roads to simply enjoy the scenery. Over the years, a dream grew in our heart of creating a home that could be a happy haven for families and a spiritual resting place for pilgrims. Our dreams accelerated in October of 2009 when we found this gorgeous home with a beautiful view, private acreage, and enough room for us to create a place of renewal and rest.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Reunions, family vacations, staff retreats, personal getaways, a writer's haven... Groups will enjoy cooking in a beautiful lake view kitchen with 2 ovens. Once dinner is served, all can eat together in a kitchen/dining room that seat 22 comfortably or many more by simply opening the dining room door onto the upper deck. Families will appreciate two living rooms, a 4-bed bunkroom just inches off the lower family room, loads of interactive games, and enough decks, patios, and yard to give everyone space to roam. Small groups will delight in several warm rooms ideal for connecting, debriefing, brainstorming, and planning for the future with the only distractions being an occasional eagle and the irresistible sunsets...Our conference-size dining table seats 16 in comfort in a room sure to inspire. Individuals will relish their private bedrooms, each of which features a relaxing chair/chaise and a desk that will bring out the writer in you! Every room is named, customized, and designed to spoil your body while you rest your mind.
- Primary: +1 4173345214
- Secondary: +1 4175980144
refreshing, panoramic lake view
Enjoy a picnic lunch under the gazebo on the private deck
The Scroll: a room designed by an author to inspire writing
Living Water: a view of the deer and a wardrobe of Narnian charm
New Creation: this sunny room walks out to the lower deck and hottub
'the best stocked kitchen we've ever seen!' (guest, Fred)
wheelchair accessible walkway from garage onto front porch
Bring your boat for some amazing fishing on Lake Taneycomo
Sunset or sunrise -- enjoy coffee lakeside
Of course...the chess set is Lord of the Rings.
Gentle Whisper features a gorgeous Italian desk and overstuffed chair.
Private far infrared sauna in the Master Bathroom
Restoration: a private sunroom, deck, jacuzzi tub, & 2-person sauna await you!
a sunroom designed to pamper guests in the Master Bedroom Suite
Gentle Whisper: drenched in lavenders this room features art from Josh Mitchell
Eagles Watch: a lake view of nesting eagles and an Elliot's custom bed
inviting writing desks in every bedroom
the upper living room: rich conversation, restful days, and a peaceful view
family room with HDTV, cable, Wii, foosball, pinball machine, and shuffle board
The hot tub seats 8 and overlooks the lake.
Bowling, shuffle board, foosball, Wii--family fun awaits downstairs.
Enjoy pinball, Super Mario Brothers style!
Rest upstairs fireside
an aerial view of the home's wooded privacy
This listing was first published here in 2010.
Date last modified - Monday, March 20, 2017
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