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Beautiful Lakefront Log Cabin, 3/2, Huge Dock, Hot Tub, Decks, Views +++

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview


Details
Property
cabin
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights

About the property

Log Cabin, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Join us at our lakefront log cabin located on beautiful Lake Bob Sandlin in the Piney Woods of East Texas near Mount Vernon, Mount Pleasant and Pittsburg.

If you are seeking a 5 star Hilton resort full of tourist sites to see and wear you down, well, our place is the opposite as we offer peace, quiet, nature and relaxation. No white table cloth restaurants but we have two grills and a great catfish house just down the road.

Our special place is nestled among tall pine, maple and hickory trees in a quaint, private setting…the perfect retreat to relax and unwind away from the frantic pace of city life, while getting reacquainted with nature. From fishing, water skiing, sunbathing, swimming, hiking, nature walks, biking and more – it’s right outside the window of our cozy home. Perfect for your family, friends or that special someone to create memories in an extraordinary environment. Great for quilt and scrap booking retreats… and don’t forget our fishing tournaments.

You will want to rise-n-shine early in the morning to enjoy your coffee on the back porch or deck while enjoying the 210 degree view of the lake. Grab your paper or fishing pole and head down to our private dock to relax in the rocking chairs to witness the sunrise as the lake comes to life. Lake Bob Sandlin is approximate 10,000 acres with a 120 mile shoreline known for its trophy fishing and an abundance of ducks, coots, heron and other birds. During the winter months, we have witnessed two bald eagles in our back yard. Let’s not forget the raccoons, squirrels and deer! If fishing is not your forte, then swing lazily in our lakeside hammocks reading your favorite book while enjoying spectacular views of the lake. Plenty of antique shops and places to eat in nearby Mount Vernon, Mount Pleasant and Pittsburg…just minutes away.

Our two story log home has a vaulted ceiling with a stone fireplace…and stands tall on its authentic style stone foundation with impressive views of the lake. Featuring 3 bedrooms and 2 baths, our 1500SF cabin is complimented by 1000SF of decks and porches as well as a 1200SF boathouse. Our woodsy cabin features custom stained glass, vintage art and handcrafted log furniture. The sun gleams through the stained glass windows adding color, light and coziness of our home. The dining area is open to the fully equipped kitchen with refrigerator, ice maker, microwave, dishwasher, coffeemaker, toaster and blender with the washer and dryer located in the utility room. The large breakfast counter/food prep area is highlighted by mosaic depiction of the Texas Flag while discretely tucking away a complete entertainment center that includes TV, Dish Satellite, DVD and Video Game System … with a limited library of music, movies and games. Each bedroom features a small TV/VCR. Our video tape library is extensive as well as board games…just in case it rains. Yes, we now offer FREE Wi-Fi just in case you need to contact the outside world...however the internet bandwidth is not suitable for video and game streaming. By the way, the perfect place for rain is on the back porch as the rain hits the tin roof.

Each of the 3 bedrooms is furnished with comfortable queen size beds. The downstairs master bedroom offers a TV/DVD/VCR combo, antique furnishing and a wonderful view of the lake…a perfect view to wake up to. The two bedrooms upstairs also offer TV/VCR units, one with lake view and the other with a view of the tree tops. Our property is perfect for a couple, family or a friends weekend away and sleeps 6 comfortably (3 queen beds). While we allow 8 guests max, 2 will have to bunk in front of the TV on the couch or in sleeping bags.

Ready for romance? For the adults, we have a hot tub on the rear deck…perfect for night time use while stargazing. During the winter months, you can nestle by the fireplace or make s’mores in the chimeniea on the deck.

Enjoy dazzling sunsets, great fishing, and the serenity of the outdoors. Bring your boat or jet ski (rentals nearby) to explore the lake. Sunbathe, swim or float the day away.

Keywords: Lakefront, Cabin, Chalet, Lodge, Home, Bungalow, Waterfront, Log Home, Log Cabin

More Details

Owner
Billy Hughes
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
60%
Calendar last updated:
December 12, 2016

About Billy Hughes

My family has owned our log home since 1998. Many friends and family have enjoyed our place and we extend an invite to you. We treat our place special and enjoy every minute we are there...and we know you will too. Billy

Billy Hughes purchased this cabin in 1998

Why Billy Hughes chose Pittsburg

Beautiful location. Easy two hours commute from DFW or Shreveport. Off I30, exit 146 Mount Vernon, the 8 miles. From Fort Worth, 161 Tollway now open avoiding 635 traffic.

What makes this cabin unique

All about nature. Simply beautiful.

Largest Boathouse available.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(19 traveler reviews)

Beautiful Lakefront Log Cabin, 3/2, Huge Dock, Hot Tub, Decks, Views +++
average rating of 4.8421054 based on 19 reviews
5

Relaxing Weekend Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We needed a break and we found it here at Bob Sandlin. We had such a good time at this cabin. The kitchen had everything we needed, which is unusual for a rental property. Fishing is good around the dock. We used the Kayaks to explore the cove. We had so much fun and will return sometime.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Kevin. Glad you enjoyed our place and hope you return soon. Nothing like genuine rest and relaxation. Take care!
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DALLAS
5

Fishing trip

  • 5 of 5

Mr Hughes

Thank you for providing a great home for us to spend s great vacation. We did not need a thing other than our food. The house is decorated beautifully and was very comfortable and inviting. We all spent the majority of our time on the beautiful boat dock catching lots of fish 😋 and eating them. Our boys enjoyed swimming from the dock also. Our neighbors were very nice and helpful and we appreciated them so much. We can't wait to get back to heaven on earth.

Thanks again, Mike ,Sharon,Joan,Cameron , Gerald. 😎

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Mike. I am glad your family enjoyed the lake fishing and our home. Come back soon!
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5

Beautiful Inside and Out!

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I enjoyed our stay so much. Very nicely decorated and had all the comforts of home, but with a beautiful view of the lake. We spent most of our time on the boathouse and outside on the porch. The property is very well maintained both inside and out with plenty of little spots to hang out. This place doesn't give you any choice but to relax and enjoy the peaceful setting. We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind comments. We take pride in our home and glad you enjoyed it. Look forward to your return.
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Flower Mound, TX
3

Less than expected

  • 3 of 5

First, there are many good things about this rental including the fun campy log cabin and decor, the big porch, access to the lake and well-stocked kitchen as well as comfortable beds and good shower facilities. The washer and dryer work great and came in handy. I can only give it 3 stars as there are some drawbacks and I felt the cost to value ratio was a little too high. The porch and dock have items that are worn and need replacing. I expected newer and better condition for the price. The cabin was too small for our group, which included my husband, me, two grown daughters and two grandchildren. I think it's ideal for up to four alduts, in my opinion. A warning to those with older children: there are several wall hangings that are suggestive and that may not be appropriate for families.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Class of 1979 Was Was Girls

  • 5 of 5

Our group has stayed at the Lake House for our annual girls weekend for the last four years. We LOVE IT! The house is beautiful and the boat house/dock is the BEST on the lake! We spend the majority of our time each year sitting at the table on the dock enjoying the cool breeze on the water. The home is clean and well stocked so that all we have to bring is our food! The owners are great to work with and take good care of their lake home! We can't imagine staying anywhere else and highly recommend it to anyone looking for a great, relaxing weekend at the lake! You won't be disappointed!

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Tammy, thank you for your kind words. I am happy you and your friends enjoyed our lake home and look forward to your return next year. Take care!
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4

Great Lake Property

  • 4 of 5

My Family stayed at the property and enjoyed our stay very much. Great boat dock, beautiful lot and well maintained house. The owner was very responsive. We would not hesitate to stay there again.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Vaughan's Catfish On the Lake

Antique shopping, bird watching, exotic wildlife refuge nearby, sunbathing, stargazing, water sports and grilling. Bob Sandlin State Park is 1 mile away. Boat rental nearby - Linton's Boat Sales (903) 572-8473. Convenient to grocery store, eateries, wineries, hospital and more.

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Rates & Availability

Whispering Hills Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Non-Peak season
Sep 15 2016 - Apr 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$265
From
$285
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$265
From
$285
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,800
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning Fee $100-150* $100

We offer off season specials (Oct-April: excluding Spring Break weeks and holidays)
• Off season Sept 15 through April 30 is two night minimum.
• Peak season May 1 through Sept 30 is three night minimum.
Rent 2 nights, get 3rd night 50% off Oct-April
Rent 4 nights, get 5th night free Oct-April
Weekly $1400 Oct-April
Monthly - please contact owner
Peak season weekly rate is $1800
Min stay 3 nights May-Sept
Long term rental - Regular rates apply
No large groups, events, reunions or retreats.

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Amenities

Whispering Hills Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Queen size Beds (3) Queen beds in all 3 bedrooms. Extra guests (more than 6) must use non sleeper sofa, airbed and sleeping bags. Please do not move bedroom and living room furniture.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
Over 1000 square feet of covered porches and decks. 1200 square foot boat house with large BBQ and dining area. FREE local and domestic long distance phone service provided. Wi-Fi on site. Cell service works on property. We cannot accommodate large groups such as reunions, retreats, weddings, etc. Availability is limited as this is not a full time rental. You must contact owner for availability. Availability is subject to change.

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