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

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

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

Enjoy a relaxing get-away from the daily grind at our family lake house. Get the family or your business associates together with no computers and put the phones away. Host an executive retreat, a family reunion, a girlfriend pampering weekend, guy's golf & poker weekend, college or high school roommate reunion, or a romantic time away for the two of you!

Launch your boat or personal watercraft from Lone Star Marina, about 5 minutes away. Swim right off the back yard in the sandy bottom lake or go fishing with the kids on the dock. In the Fall and Winter, enjoy the crisp outdoor fresh air, then go inside and read a book near the warmth of the fireplace.

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!

Keywords: Cedar Creek Lake, Lake House, Waterfront

More Details

Owner
Brett Morell
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 18, 2017

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 Cedar Creek Lake

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.

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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Amenities

Tool House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • 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
  • 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
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • 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
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 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.
Bedrooms:
  • 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)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • 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
Notes:
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!

Reviews

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Cozy 5 BR Lake Home on Cedar Creek Lake Open Water!
average rating of 4.9558825 based on 97 reviews
5

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: Aug 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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5

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: Jul 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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5

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: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

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: Jun 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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5

Great place - loved it!

  • 5 of 5

We had a ladies retreat for 9 women and we loved our time there. The accommodations are first class both inside and outside! Just about anything you could want in a lovely home on the lake. It was restful, relaxing and fun. You can stroll down to the boat dock and enjoy the lake views or just sit on the back deck and relax. Awesome place and would highly recommend it to families or groups.

  • Submitted: May 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're honored that you came back with your friends! So happy that you girls enjoyed your time at the lake house. Thanks for being such great guests.
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $165
Additional Guest Fee $25 per person per night
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.