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The Best Place on Mercer Lake

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Last updated: 01/20/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-6 nights
  • Sleeps:10
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 9-10)

THE HOUSE
You’ll find this unassuming home’s front door opens to the Best Location on Mercer Lake. Upon entering the house you’ll be greeted with a warm eclectic atmosphere and spectacular view that begs you to step out on a spacious deck. This 4 Bedroom House with 2 Full Bathrooms has an Enormous Outdoor Living Room, Dining Room and Breakfast Bar on the Deck. If this isn’t enough to lure you to the great outdoors, the Private Hot Tub and Boat/Swimming Dock will be calling for your attention. However, the roomy great room and living area will take care of you if you prefer the comfy indoors with a good book.

THE LAKE
Our cove is considered one of the safest places to swim and play on the lake as boaters generally consider this area to be a “no wake” zone. Thus it is quiet and boats tied to docks are protected. However if water skiing, wake boarding or Jet Skiing is your preference, the main lake offers plenty of space to “tear it up” and have fun. Mercer Lake is also known for kayaking, stand up paddling, canoeing and fishing. So that you may fully enjoy the lake, 2 kayaks and 1 canoe plus floating toys are available at the house.

THE KITCHEN
The kitchen is fully equipped to serve dinner for 10. We have a full supply of pots, pans, casserole dishes, bowls, etc. to cook just about anything you can imagine and a dishwasher makes cleanup a cinch. You will also find a waffle iron, microwave, blender and deluxe coffee/espresso maker to round out the appliances. You’ll have plenty of room to cook together or you can keep the kitchen to yourself and talk to others sitting on the stools at the counter.

THE BEDROOMS
The MASTER BR has a comfy KING SIZE BED and direct access to a bathroom. It also has a large sliding glass door out to the deck. You can leave the curtains open and wake to the morning sun or keep the curtains closed for a late morning rest. The sliding doors also give you direct access to the hot tub. The closet has plenty of storage with full length mirrors.

The SECOND BR has a QUEEN SIZE BED with side tables and lamps. The THIRD BR is cozy with a QUEEN SIZE BED and has a sliding glass door which opens to the patio and is a few short steps to the hot tub.

The BUNKBED in the FOURTH BR is a DOUBLE on the bottom with a TWIN on top. For your guests that really like to sleep, this is the quietest bedroom in the house. The shade from the fir trees just outside this room insure that the morning sun will not be waking you up first thing in the morning.

This great FAMILY HOUSE is low tech and needs no TV or internet access because the lake will captivate you from the time you wake up until your last, late night soak in the hot tub under the stars. You can wake up with the sunrise and enjoy your coffee on the deck while the morning mist rises in swirls off the lake as the air warms. In this quiet neighborhood you’ll sleep soundly after a day of fun outdoor activities. However, we do have both WI-FI BROADBAND service and limited CABLE TV access in addition to many board games and books for those cool, rainy days that occasionally happen.


Keywords: Lake House, Cabin
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Owner

Member since: 2010

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 01/20/2017

Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Must be 25yrs. old to rent....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility:

    Entrance, house and main deck all on one level. Bathrooms may not be wheelchair accessible....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 9-10

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable

Attractions

  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Shelling
  • Sight Seeing

Location Type

  • Lakefront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided:

    Beach towels also included....moreless

  • Telephone:

    Local and long distance. Cellular service is unreliable....moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

 

Reviews

Write a review 4.9
from 7 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer Season
Jun 17 - Sep 3, 2017
6 night min stay
$425
$2,550
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$275

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $200
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Pet Fee $100

Notes:

Hot Tub is unavailable from October 30-May 1. Exceptions may be made for a fee.

Refundable $300 security deposit required.

Pets are allowed at a rate of $100/pet non-refundable.

Must be 25yrs.old to rent.

Rates are subject to change, please verify with owner.

Final Payment Due 30 Days Prior to Arrival.

Security Deposit will be refunded if canceled only if re-rented 2-4 wks before scheduled rental.

Full payment required 30 days prior to rental in US funds via check or money order.


Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.


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Last updated: 01/20/2017
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Location

Dune Buggy rides, 4-wheeling, and sand boarding on the dunes. This location is a 10 minute drive to the beach.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1995

About the owner: We are a family that used this house extensively while our kids grew up. With them both at college, we are using it less. My daughter describes this as 'the best place on earth.' I am inclined to agree with her with the exception of Hawaii in the winter. We have amazing family memories and have shared it over the years with friends which created many traditions- night time swims followed by a warm hot tub, coffee cake on Sunday mornings, endless LIFE games, summer reading and learning to ski/wakeboard and swim!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Mercer Lake is off HWY 101 and while it may be 68 degrees and blowing on the HWY or beach our location is so protected that we will be basking in 80 degrees and protected from the wind. If Lake activities aren't your only interests, Florence boasts awesome dunes to play on, beaches for long walks and shell collecting, a Casino for gambling, 2 golf courses and just north of Florence are the Sea Lion Caves, great hikes, horseback riding on the beach, and the Aquarium in Newport.


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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 01/20/2017

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Photos

  • View from the dock.

    View from the dock.

  • View to Dining area and Living room

    View to Dining area and Living room

  • The kitchen.

    The kitchen.

  • Livingroom

    Livingroom

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • The double bedroom with lakeside access

    The double bedroom with lakeside access

  • The Hot Tub, Steps From the House

    The Hot Tub, Steps From the House

  • The Deck Breakfast Bar with Lake View

    The Deck Breakfast Bar with Lake View

  • Dock with Boatslip

    Dock with Boatslip

  • The charcoal grill is not in use but the counter is available for the gas grill!

    The charcoal grill is not in use but the counter is available for the gas grill!

  • Outdoor Living Room

    Outdoor Living Room

  • View from Kitchen to LR and Back Decks

    View from Kitchen to LR and Back Decks

  • Dining/Kitchen Area

    Dining/Kitchen Area

  • Livingroom

    Livingroom

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Queen Bedroom

    Queen Bedroom

  • Bunkbed Room

    Bunkbed Room

  • The Deck Living Room and Dining Room

    The Deck Living Room and Dining Room

  • The Lower Deck & Lounge Chairs

    The Lower Deck & Lounge Chairs

  • The many Life vest/ jackets available!

    The many Life vest/ jackets available!

VRBO #296915

This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Friday, January 20, 2017

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