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Cozy 5 BR Lake Home on Cedar Creek Lake Open Water!

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

5 Bedroom (Sleeps 10), 3 Bath House on lakefront

Enjoy a relaxing and spacious get-away, perfect for families and girl's groups at our lake house located right on open water. With an open living room, 5 bedrooms and 3 baths, enjoy your together time while still having privacy when you want it. Swim right off the back yard or go fishing on the dock! Launch your boat or personal watercraft from Lone Star Marina, only about 5 minutes away. Our kitchen is fully equipped if you're cooking in, and has a shelf full of spices at the ready. And for outdoors grilling, enjoy our Weber propane grill.

A huge deck looking out at the water with 5 ceiling fans and seating for 10+ allows you to eat and play comfortably during any season or weather. Enjoy all your meals with the sights and sounds of the water right in your back yard!

In the Fall and Winter, enjoy the crisp outdoor fresh air, then go inside and read a book near the warmth of the fireplace.

Keywords: Cedar Creek Lake, Lake House, Waterfront, Fishing, Relaxing, Spacious, Family

More Details

Brett Morell
Member since: 2010
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 21, 2018

About Brett Morell

My husband and I purchased our lake home when our children were young, and we have made many beautiful memories together as a family there. As they have grown into young adults, they still LOVE the lake house and all the fun that goes with a week or weekend stay. It is set up as a second home (we live FT in Lakewood in East Dallas), and it is sparkly clean, beautifully furnished, comfortable, and has everything you might need. When I was working full-time, our lake home also served as a perfect corporate retreat setting for my executive team. A great time away from the office to work on long range strategy and planning. I am a licensed real estate broker.

Brett Morell purchased this house in 2000

Why Brett Morell chose Tool

Our lake home is on open water (not in a cove) and located about an hour southeast of Dallas, an is an EASY and COMPLETE ESCAPE from the daily grind! The community we're in is small, safe, and peaceful. Cedar Creek Lake is one of the largest lakes in Dallas, but also one of the quietest due to mostly private docks and launches.

What makes this house unique

You'll love it because it LOOKS and FEELS like a lake house, but it is sparkly clean and beautifully furnished. You can swim and play in the water right off the back yard. No rocks and its a sandy bottom. The depth varies depending on lake fullness, but even little kids can stand up closest to the yard. Lots of fish have been caught right from our dock - try your luck!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Our family has stayed at this lake house for several consecutive years and we come back each year because it is a lovely location, a great home and easily accommodates our needs. We love to sit on the back deck for early morning coffee in the quiet surroundings, as well as in the evening when we are winding down from the day. Although we spend much of our time outside, it is due to the lake front setting and multitude of outdoor seating. The inside of the house is just as lovely and is very well set up to encourage either visiting or quiet time, whichever we want to pursue.

I highly recommend the Morell lake house not only because of the home and property, but also because they take the time to ensure we have what we need before we arrive, as well ensure the visit met our expectations.
May 2013
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Tool House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • No noise outside after 10:30 pm
  • Additional day visitors must be in the rental agreement
  • No fireworks
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • 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
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Upstairs off a King room
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Downstairs
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , Downstairs
  • There are 3 bathrooms (two full). Two are downstairs and one is upstairs.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , Trundle Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , Trundle Bed
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (4)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
There are 2 King beds, 1 Queen bed, and 2 trundle beds, sleeping a total of 10 in beds. There are 3 bathrooms. Huge Deck facing the lake comfortably seats 10+. Additional Concrete Patio Deck near the water. Sandy bottom swimming right off the back yard. Back Yard Boat Dock to fish from. Board games, puzzles, cards to play!


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Cozy 5 BR Lake Home on Cedar Creek Lake Open Water!
average rating of 4.9565215 based on 98 reviews

PERFECT House for a family getaway at Cedar Creek Lake!!

  • 5 of 5

We had an absolute blast at this lake front retreat!

Let me recap my thoughts:

1. Space was NOT an issue at all with 5 kids & 4 adults

2. Top notch beds, bedding, and towels

3. All the kitchen accessories you could ask for - pots, pans, plateware, and a Weber gas grill!

4. Huge back deck with multiple ceiling fans made for comfortable seating no matter the weather

5. Open Water Views - Beautiful!

6. Sandy bottom perfect for swimming around the dock!

7. We brought our ski boat and tied up to the dock during the day and overnighted it at Lonestar Marina (5 minute boat ride) and was not an issue at all!! Actually worked out better knowing it was safely tied up in a slip at the marina at night!

8. Lastly - Brett the owner is absolutely WONDERFUL to work with and we are truly thankful for her to share her home with us to create our own lake memories!

Would highly recommend this property for anyone looking for that lake house getaway!

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the thoughtful review! I especially appreciate your feedback on how easy it is to use the marina which is so close. Hope you're able to come back this fall or winter. Completely different experience when it's cooler with a fire in the fireplace and smores in the fire pit by the water. It will all be waiting for you !
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Sandy Shore! Family Fun! Well Stocked House!

  • 5 of 5

First, we are a family of four with little kids! This house was amazing for us. It has almost a sandy beach two houses down and the kids played in the sand nonstop. The water was also shallow enough that I wasn’t alarmed with the little who couldn’t swim. The house is cozy, comfortable and well stocked. We played board games, caught plenty of fish of the dock in the evening, sat by the fire and grilled out every night. Brett was an amazing host from afar and made sure we were 100% comfortable! We will be back!

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

This was the best family vacation that we have had and the home was exactly what we needed. There was plenty of room for 9 and the sleeping arrangements were just perfect. The kitchen was well equipped with high quality appliances and had everything we needed to prepare our meals with ease. The deck was perfect and the dock for fishing was used everyday. We rented a boat so the young ones could ski and tube everyday; and, they had a blast. We were very close to everything and it was easy to shop for groceries.

The owner was very responsive and provided guidance that helped us prepare for our trip. We would rent this property again. Thanks for a wonderful family time.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are ecstatic that our lake house was the perfect setting for your best family vacation ever! Thank you for your kind comments. We so enjoyed having you all and do hope you'll be back to see us.
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Very Relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

Really enjoyed staying here - beautiful home and beautiful views! Stayed over July 4th weekend - fished, swam, rented a boat, saw multiple fireworks displays across the lake, and relaxed with the family!

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing weekend getaway

  • 5 of 5

This lake house has absolutely everything you would need for your stay. We had a party of 9 with plenty of room for both sleeping and lounging around. The two twin bed rooms are small, but didn't seem to be an issue for our kids. The kitchen is fully stocked with cooking pans and utensils. We lacked for nothing. We had more than enough towels without the need to wash until it was time to leave. The patio is perfect with more than enough room for everyone to sit and enjoy the beautiful lake. Brett was a joy to work and very responsive to our questions. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for being such great first time guests! We're so happy that you had everything you needed and hope to come back and see us again.
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Good Spot

  • 4 of 5

Had a great time relaxing with family here. Spent most of our time on the porch for coffee, meals, talking and games. Bedrooms/bathrooms were comfortable, convenient. Kitchen/living area was perfect. Dock and lake were great too.

  • Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Kings Creek
Car: necessary

Cedar Creek Lake is one of the largest lakes in Texas - about 16 miles long and 4 miles wide. It is actually a reservoir, and is wonderful for swimming, boating, and fishing. Since the majority of the boat docks and ramps are private, the lake has very little activity, so it's not overcrowded with boats on the water, and is very peaceful. Our home is right on open water, which means it's not in a cove which might run dry or have an obstructed view of the lake. We also have easily accessible swimming right off the back yard via 3 stairs into the water. At entry, even at its deepest, a youngster can stand. Underneath, it's a sandy bottom! You and your family or group will love it!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning for 6 or more $165
Refundable damage deposit $400

CLEANING FEE for 5 or less is $125.
CLEANING FEE for 6 or more is $165.
Low Season (Nov-Feb) rate is $300 per night + $25 per addt'l person per night over 4 ppl. Min 2 night stay.
High Season (May-Oct) rate is $325 per night + $25 per addt'l person per night over 4 ppl. Min 3 night stay.
HOLIDAYS - Base Rate $400 per night + $25 per addt'l person per night over 4 ppl. Min 4 night stay.

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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