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Waterfront Lake Cabin with Big Water Views of Lake Martin

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Last updated: 08/05/2016

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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Cabin
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4 - 6)

This 1400 square feet cedar sided cabin was built in 1990 and provides a comfortable living area with spectacular views of the lake. The cabin is situated on a point lot with big and deep water. It is located in a large slough facing Kowoliga Bay between the Highway 63 Kowaliga bridge and Chimney Rock. Being situated on the point provides the docks and swimming area with it’s own privacy from neighboring houses. The location is on the Montgomery (south) side of the lake and near the dam and five miles from Children's Harbor. A notable feature is a large covered deck up in the trees coming off the living room that faces the water on two sides making it the perfect spot for entertaining, dining, playing cards, or just hanging out enjoying the water views through the trees or the brilliant sunsets. There is a walkway/path to the lake to a fixed dock and floating dock for mooring your watercraft. The fixed dock has a short runway over the 10’ deep water that is a favorite place for kids to run and jump. Entrance to the water can be enjoyed down wooden steps that allow you to float out into the crystal clear water.

The cabin is open and spacious feeling for it’s size and is built on three levels with the master bedroom at the top overlooking the kitchen which overlooks the living room with all of them having a view of the deck and water. The master bedroom is open at the top but does have visual privacy and it’s own separate bathroom. Looking down from the master bedroom to the right is a separate small bedroom and to the left is a sitting room with a couch/pull out queen bed. The kitchen is fully equipped with the exception of not having an oven (it does have burners). The path to the lake is short but downhill as the cabin is built on a hill which affords the views and year round deep water. Lake Martin is known for it’s excellent bass and crappie fishing that can be done effectively from the dock. This is a great place to spend some quality peaceful get-a-way time. Come and enjoy!

Keywords: Lake House, Waterfront, Lake Martin, Auburn Football
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Member since: 2010

Speaks: english, german
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 08/05/2016

Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 1400 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Limited Accessibility

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television:

    Sony HD Plasma...moreless


  • Family


  • Marina
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Lake View:

    Front of house looks over the lake from atop a hill....moreless

  • Lakefront:

    Pie shaped point lot with over 150 feet of shoreline. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Best done on covered deck with either the dining table or picnic table. Small dining table in the house. ...moreless

  • Dining Area


  • Air Conditioning:


  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:


  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Couch, Sofa, and Chair....moreless

  • Parking:

    For three or four cars or three cars and a boat trailer. ...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Laundry Soap provided. ...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Apple Airport Extreme WiFi. Works for Mac and PC. ...moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    A Keruig one cup at a time coffee maker and a regular drip coffee pot. Filters are there along with a few K-cups. Might need to bring more. ...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Fully stocked....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Fairly new super quiet dishwasher. ...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Everything you would expect but the stove has a stovetop (burners) but no oven so you can't bake. ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items:

    A few condiments, peanut butter and other items are generally on hand as is tolet paper, paper towels, soap, dishwashing and laundry detergent. ...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Stove burners (4) but no oven....moreless

  • Toaster


  • Bicycles:

    Generally one is left on site. ...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Hugh covered deck overlooking the lake. Contains a picnic table, round glass table, chairs and loungers. ...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Some life jackets, kids and adult sizes. ...moreless



Write a review 4.5
from 2 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Regular Season
Oct 1 - Apr 30, 2017
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning Fee $110
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Taxes Not included


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40 Miles
Nearest Airport
Montgomery, Alabama
0.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Anchor Bay
10 Miles
Nearest Golf
Willow Point or Stillwaters
0.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 50
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Catherine's Market/Spring House
200 Miles
Nearest Beach
Gulf Coast

Car: Recommended

Location is close to Harbor Docks Restaurant and Gas, Kowaliga, Sinclair's Restaurant, Boat Ramp, Children's Harbor, Chimney Rock. Easy 45 minute drive to Auburn Football.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1992

About the owner: Owners Drs. Randall and Nancy McDaniel are respectfully a retired professor and administrator for Auburn University. They have four children and eight grandchildren who love to come to the lake to enjoy excellent quality time in family activities. Randall is a guitar player, bike rider, and sailor from Florida who grew up on the water while Nancy is a horse person from Ohio who has learned to enjoy the lake life. Their permanent residence is in Auburn, Alabama but these world travelers could be anywhere.

Why the Owner Chose Tallassee, AL, USA:
The owners have had a long involvement sailing at the Dixie Sailing Club located on Lake Martin. They spent so many weekends at the sailing club that it was a natural next step to purchase this second home. This location has good paved roads to the house, is in a neighborhood with several full time residents, and it has a spectacular view of big water with year round deep water. It is near restaurants and lake activities such as the Lake Martin Amphitheater, Harbor Docks Restaurant and Bar with live entertainment on the weekends, Oscar's, Niffers on the Lake, Sinclairs, Springhouse, Catherine's Market etc. while being only a short drive to grocery stores in Tallassee and to I-85 making it easy to find and less than a 45 minute drive from Auburn or Montgomery.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Boating, fishing, swimming, jumping from Chimney Rock, and water sports are fun while at the property. However, a great deal of enjoyment and satisfaction is had just lazily boating to dinner, church, or cruising the shoreline at sunset - the essence of the lake life. The owners enjoy hanging out reading or dining with friends on the deck or dock. It is a great place to get children together and enjoy their excitement jumping into the water, playing in the canoe, fishing, being pulled in a tube, driving their SeaDoo, or sailing around the slough. We love sitting on the deck in the cool part of the morning and watching the sunset from there or the dock.

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Speaks: english, german
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 08/05/2016

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  • View from the deck

    View from the deck

  • View from the Dock

    View from the Dock

  • Master Bedroom with adjacent master bath

    Master Bedroom with adjacent master bath

  • Second Bedroom with Queen Bed

    Second Bedroom with Queen Bed

  • Cabin from the water

    Cabin from the water

  • Living Room with open space and great light and view of the lake

    Living Room with open space and great light and view of the lake

  • Master Bath

    Master Bath

VRBO #304879

This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Tuesday, March 28, 2017

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