Guntersville Getaway $100 Discount for Booking a Week, 2 Months in Advance.(18 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-2 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 9
There is a lot to do without even leaving the property. Relax on the large patio of this 1600 square foot waterfront home. Watch the sunset and grill out. Swing in the over sized hammock and take a nap. Watch the wildlife, which may include a Bald Eagle, Osprey or the endangered Whooping Crane. Great Blue Herons and Turtles are almost daily visitors. The turtles and ducks like to sun on the log next to the pier on sunny days.
Field and Stream Magazine voted Guntersville one of the top 10 fishing towns in the country. It is well known for it's Bass fishing and National tournaments. Guests often catch fish right off the bank or pier. The kids will love catching Blue Gills, Catfish or Bream.
Fun in the Sun for Everyone: The Guntersville Getaway Waterfront home is easy to find, just three tenths of a mile from Highway 431. It is located on Buck Island Shores near Gunter's Landing, across from the Guntersville Yacht Club. It offers a fun and inviting place to bring the whole family or it can be a romantic retreat for two. Children are welcome. We have children's books and DVD's. Create memories with your family that will last a lifetime. We have movies and books for grown ups as well.
Your private pier offers deep water year round. Summer and Spring bring boating, swimming, fishing, skiing, or just sunning. If you have had too much sun, shop till you drop in Guntersville for antiques and bargains. Or zip over to the Factory Outlet Stores in nearby Boaz and Unclaimed Baggage in Scottsboro.
First Class Golf and Family Attractions: It is centrally located to four first class Golf Courses: Gunters Landing, Cherokee Ridge, Robert Trent Jones/Hampton Cove and Goose Pond.
Your whole family can discover Cathedral Caverns, which has the largest cave opening in a public cave in the U.S. It is only 15 minutes away.
Spend a day exploring the Space and Rocket Center and Space Camp, in Huntsville, which attracts visitors from all over the world. Huntsville is less than an hour away.
In the fall and winter curl up next to the fire with a good book from our collection of hard backed books. Take a drive or a boat ride and treat yourselves to the explosion of fall colors.
What's new?. We have a beautiful new flagstone patio and walkway leading to the dock. We have installed new outdoor solar lights, a new lawn, landscaping, and driveway. There is a charming new green metal roof and new tile floor throughout every room in the house!
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Member since: 2003
- 1700 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Considered
- Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 9
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- The house is all on one level, ideal for those who do not like to climb stairs. The walk to the boathouse is on a very gently sloping flagstone walkway. Cell phone reception is good. No landlines to jangle your nerves. A starter set of paper products and soaps are provided. Save money by fixing your own meals in the kitchen, which has lots of gadgets. Boathouse included with one slip for guests....moreless
- Books For Kids
- DVD Player:
- Games For Kids
- Satellite / Cable
- Away From It All
- Autumn Foliage
- Live Theater
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Outlet Shopping
- Scenic Drives
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Pier Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Air Conditioning
- Alarm Clock
- Basic Soaps
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room:
- Local Activities Guide
- Local Maps
- Local Restaurant Guide
- 4 Ring Stove
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Ice Maker
- Deck / Patio:
There are several first class golf courses located nearby: Gunter's Landing (2 min), Lake G-ville State Park, Stoney Mountain, Goose Pond, Broken Arrow. Famed Robert T. Jones Course 30 minutes away. ...moreless
- Outdoor Furniture
- Outdoor Grill
- Walkway To Water
- Housekeeper Optional
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Nov 2 - Feb 28, 2017
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Pet Fee $15
- Refundable Damage Deposit $300
- Cleaning fee $95
- Tax Rate 6%
Rates subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Travel Insurance is strongly recommended. Cancellation Policy: All Cancellations subject to a $50 fee. Forfeit Security Deposit: for cancellations within 30 days of arrival. Guest shall loose deposit unless property can be re-booked. For cancellations 14 days, guest will pay full rental fee. Min. stay 1 week in summer & holidays. 4 night minimum in March and April.
$300 refundable deposit is required to confirm reservation. Balance of payment due one month prior to reservation. Visa and Mastercard accepted.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Things to do:
Tour Cathedral Caverns,
Play Golf on First Class Golf Courses
Visit the Space and Rocket Center and Space Camp
Catch fish off the dock or bank
Shop till you Drop,
Read a book on the hammock or just look at the view
• Easy access to Boat Launch - 1 Mile
• Dine at local and chain restaurants
• Boating - Boat rental places near by
• Water Skiing
• Wildlife Viewing and Bird Watching
• Play Tennis, free court in Guntersville
Walk or bike the 7 mile paved Lakefront walking trail and playground just 3 miles away at the park. Bathrooms available on walking trail.
Year Purchased: 1958
About the owner: My parents, built this home in 1958. My father helped design the house with it's open living and dining area floor plan. I have kept some of the retro look by leaving an original dial telephone, but it has also been updated with granite counter-tops and wireless internet throughout the house. We are constantly improving the house. In 2012 we put matching ceramic tile throughout the whole house and got new bunk beds that have stairs to the top bunk, not a ladder, I live just 3 miles away, also in Guntersville. My husband and I have lived here for 23 years. He is the pastor of the First Presbyterian Church in Albertville. We are still keeping it in the family. My son Nicholas manages the property for me.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
It is a jewel of lake front property, because it is not steep and keeps deep water year round. We have kept all the trees, which provides a lot of shade. It is in a cove which protects it. My favorite part about the house is the windows. In almost every room of the house you can look at the serene lake. The retro look has been blended with modern convenience. For example there are modern granite counter tops and antique dressers.
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Large Patio to Grill and Chill. Easy walk to Lake.
Guntersville Getaway Dock
In background, masterbdrm, kitchen and dining area.
Kitchen- granite counter-top, tile floor added in 2012
'Welcome Friends' Master Bedroom.
Middle Bedroom, antique headboard
Convenient steps lead to upper bunks. Sliding glass door w/ lake view.
Lovely view from the patio!
Turtles, Blue Heron and ducks are frequent visitors to the Guntersville Getaway.
Happy guests with their fish!
Beautiful views from each widow of this waterfront vacation home.
Yes, we are right on the water! Easy walk to dock.
Comfortable, reclining seating.
Master bedroom with Ipod/Ipad dock
Bunk Room - 5 beds
Your kids will love the bunk beds!
August 2011 Regraveled Driveway and 2012, Enlarged Driveway
Sunset as viewed from the dock.
Another beautiful sunset on Guntersville Lake as seen from the patio.
Throwing his line out one more time.
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