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Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 3,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 6 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 7)


The 'Greenhouse' is an upscale privately owned and managed vacation rental located in a PRIVATE wooded cove on the lake . It is our objective 'to make you feel at home when you are away from home.' This Five Star rental is listed NUMBER ONE of all rentals in our category on Lake Martin that has been reviewed by our previous guests. PLEASE READ OUR FIVE STAR REVIEWS.

Area: Dadeville, AL

Bedrooms: 3 (with a private alcove off third bedroom)

Bathrooms: 3 ( 2 full and one 1/2 bath)


- Bed - King

- Bed - Queen

- Bed - Queen

- Bed - 1 Twin

- Bath Towels and Bed Linens

- Beautiful hard wood floors

- Charter Spectrum HD TVs with Movie Rental in 2 bed rooms

- 1 TV for your video games in basement

- 40" HD TV in Living room

- Stereo with outside speakers on porch

- DVD in Master Suite

- Wireless Internet

- Coffee Maker

- Dishwasher

- Microwave

- Smooth top range and Oven

- Refrigerator with an ice maker

- Fully Equipped Kitchen

- Washer and Dryer

- Full Basement (unfinished/game room)

- Ping pong table

- Bow Flex

- Treadmill

- Two kayaks w/life vests

- One two-man canoe w/life vests

- One large pull behind tube

- Hammock

- Charcoal grill ( we do not furnish charcoal)

- Huge front porch with comfortable lounges and ceiling fans

- Easy shallow water entry

- Covered Boat house/dock with pier and stairs

- Fire ring

- Out door seating on pier

- Out door table and chairs

- Fish attractor for you fishermen within casting distance

This eight-year old lake house offers the ultimate in lake design, comfort, seclusion, natural beauty and is perfect for family trips and football weekends. Enjoy large private gentle sloping wooded lot with 268 feet of water front from our 3000 sq. ft. spacious home.Perfect for small children to enjoy the shallow water at the shore line. This home is tucked away at the end of a long private drive and is situated in a secluded cove (you can not see the neighbors houses in the summer). Has a swimming/fishing pier with ladder that extends in the water and a covered boathouse to park your boat and plenty of places to tie-up boats/jet skis.

Inside our home, first floor features an open living area and powder room, fully equipped kitchen that opens to dinning area that seats six, a large guest suite with queen-size bed, full bath, and a front porch which extends across the entire length of the house that offers great views of the lake and comfortable seating.

The second floor has large master suite with king-size bed, sitting area, and large bath. The third bed room also has a queen bed, shares the master bath, and off the third bedroom is a small private alcove with a single bed suitable for a child/single person. Our home has beautiful hardwood floors and no carpet.

The full basement/game room has a ping pong table, workout equipment, and a TV for YOUR video games with sofa and chairs..

Due to our high housekeeping standards, early check in and late departure are not available. Check out is no later than 11:00 am CST and check in is no earlier than 4:00 p.m. CST.

Lake Martin water levels are controlled by a hydroelectric dam. Water is lowered by 7 feet in the winter. This lowering begins on 10/15 at about 2 feet per month. The water starts to rise on Feb. 20 and is back up to full pool by May 1.

BLUE CREEK BRIDGE - IT IS COMMON KNOWLEDGE THAT THE MAJORITY (85-90%) OF THE BOATS ON LAKE MARTIN CAN NAVIGATE UNDER THE BLUE CREEK BRIDGE ON HIGHWAY 49. You are advised that navigation of your boat under this bridge is contingent upon the water level at certain time of the year. NOTE: A boat with a tower that will not collapse will NOT be able to go under this bridge; however, the lake on the low side of the bridge (approximately 600 acres) is very calm, peaceful, and a great place to water ski, knee board, ride jet skis, and ride pull behind tubes. Our guests enjoy kayaking (we furnish two (2) free of charge) on this part of the lake, main body is too busy and rough.

The best time for trophy striped bass fishing is February to May (Alex City Guide Service, Captain David Hare, 256-401-3089, Lake Martin is an "Alabama Treasured Lake" and is on the "Alabama Bass Trail".

The "Greenhouse" is located on the banks of Lake Martin in Tallapoosa County, AL. November, 2015, The Washington Post ranked Tallapoosa County the "prettiest" county in all the land of Alabama.

This upscale vacation rental is 22 miles from Auburn University, 1 1/2 miles from Stillwaters Golf course, and 2 miles from five (5) of the most popular restaurants on the lake. Lakeside Marina just 1 mile,and across the cove from our home, offers pontoon boat and jet ski rentals.

Also, we have a shallow swimming area, 2 - 4 feet deep, for your young ones to swim.


Keywords: Waterfront, Private, Blue Creek, spacious, Auburn Football, New home, Find my listing. PERFECT FOR HONEYMOONERS!

More Details

Marie or Bill Tidwell
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 20, 2018

About Marie or Bill Tidwell

Moved from Tallahassee, Florida to Alexander City, Alabama August, 2005 to take care of aging parents. Purchased our lake home April, 2008.

Marie or Bill Tidwell purchased this house in 2008

Why Marie or Bill Tidwell chose Dadeville

The Blue Creek area of Lake Martin is the most popular and most beautiful and close to Auburn.

What makes this house unique

Property is close to Auburn University, popular restaurants, golf, shopping, etc.

2 miles from I-85, 30 to 45 min. to Montgomery, AL from the house.

Ft. Benning approx. 60 miles


Dadeville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • 2.5
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Bed (1) PAK AND PLAY
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
A fire-ring is outside to enjoy the cool evenings by the water Out-door shower, Hammock Two (2) kayaks with oars, ONE (1) pull behind tube, two-man canoe with life vests and oars, comfortable out door furniture ( we offer $150 worth of water toy rentals FREE)


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average rating of 4.984127 based on 63 reviews


  • 5 of 5

This place was amazing. The photos do not do it's justice, it is absolutely beautiful inside and out. It's very peaceful and quiet but yet you have all sorts of fun things to do right at your fingertips! The view is breath taking! I will definitely stay here again and would highly recommend this home!!

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind words!!We are humbled!!
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Perfect house, will book again!

  • 5 of 5

House was perfect. Not much more can be said, but I'll try.

Secluded cove - can barely see the neighbor on one side and nobody else. Great rooms, deck and dock. Good sound system for music while at the fire pit, outdoor shower or on the dock. Get groceries and booze before you get there - it's not exactly close.

The drive to Auburn was quick and painless - about 30 minutes on backroads.

If you plan on cooking in the house - as with any rental, plan to bring knives as rental knives are as sharp as the spoons. But I'm just being picky now...

Owners were quick to refund the deposit - like same week after my stay.

I'll come back next time!

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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So Peaceful and Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

We rented the Greenhouse for a long weekend to be close to Auburn to go to the game but far enough away to have some peace and quiet. It was a pleasure working with the Tidwell's before and during our stay. The were so accommodating and friendly. The house was great and had everything we needed. We sat out on the porch every night and loved listening to the frogs and crickets. In the mornings we sat out on the porch and coffee and breakfast. We went to Niffer's Restaurant for dinner first night we were there which was 5 minutes from the house. It took us about 35 minutes to get to Auburn which wasn't too bad. It was definitely worth the extra drive. Hoping we get a chance to go back soon!

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: WE do appreciate your kind words and hope you will come again!
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Clean well kept property

  • 5 of 5

We loved the home and the lake. The home is well furnished and updated. The lake is beautiful and we enjoyed swimming in it. We would go back to this rental.

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very warm and inviting. We enjoyed our stay very much

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful very relaxing

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks and hope you will plan to come again!
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Delightful house in a wonderful setting!!

  • 5 of 5

Loved the private setting on the lake. Perfect getaway!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks and so glad you had a wonderful vacation.
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Niffer's Place at Lake Martin
Great atmosphere, great service, Excellent food!
Louie's Chicken Fingers
Seasonal, dine-in or out, Good food, Casual, come as you are.Very family friendly.
Family Medical Clinic
For all your medical needs.
US Post Office
Jordan-Hare Stadium
Lake Side Marina
Boat rentals and Boat ramp..Fish Bait
Oskar's Cafe
Poplar Dawgs
Steak House
La Posada Mexican Grill
Great Atmosphere...Mexican
Judy's Stagecoach
American Cuisene
First Baptist Church Dadeville
This is where Bill and Marie attend church.We love this church and hope you will join us..We...
The Rodeo Club
Take your favorite girl out dancing
Chuck's Marina
Outside dining,Pizza and karoke. By water or by land.Perfect for the kiddies
Stillwaters Golf and Country Club
For you Golfer's.18 hole course.Beautiful and challenging.
Shell gas station & convenience store
For those forgotten items . Charcoal and Condiments
Piggly Wiggly -- CLOSED
For all your Grocery's
Dadeville Food Land
For All your grocery needs.
Fred's Store
Forgot something? Head to Fred's
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Rodeo Club
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Stillwaters Golf and Country Club
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Niffer's at the Lake
Car: necessary

Fire-ring and fire wood delivery available $25.00 per bundle


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $200
Damage Insurance $59
Damage Deposit $300

Long Term rental $2,000 per month plus utilities AND A $2,000 DEPOSIT - available November 1, 2018 - April 2019.

Due to our high housekeeping standards: checkout no later than 11:00 am CST and check-in no earlier than 4:00 pm CST.



SUMMER Holidays $375 per night 4-NT min. Memorial day.... July 4th...... Labor day


Christmas Holidays 3 night minimum $300 per night


Must be 25 years of age to rent and must provide driver's license upon request


Please be advised if a cancellation is necessary, we will do everything within reason to work with you and hopefully re-schedule your vacation because we want you to come. Once you have experience the "Greenhouse" you will want to come back!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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