Lakefront, Family Friendly, Deep Water,2docks,Kayaks,Canoe,Screened Porch,

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Last updated: 10/11/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Sleeps:12
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

You will love our warm and inviting home on beautiful Lake Wedowee! Whether you're enjoying the stunning views or playing in the water, this is a vacation home with something for everyone! , This 4 BR, 3B, house is located on a year 'round, deep water point and sits atop 2 gently sloped lots with views of the Little Tallapoosa and the mouth of Wedowee Creek. The entire property includes a vacant wooded lot next door ensuring plenty of privacy and loads of room for swimming and other water activities. Over 600 ft. of water frontage and 2 separate docks are yours to enjoy. One oversized dock is for sunning, swimming, has a boat slip, and boat tie-ups. A smaller covered dock houses our personal boat and watercraft (use of owners watercraft not included in the rental program) and serves as a great fishing spot or swimming point. Our little ones use the shallow space between the docks as their own safe and contained swimming area.
The house was built for family gatherings and big groups - all the common areas are large and open to the outdoors and each other. The kitchen, dinning and living area are open and have panoramic water views. The dining table seats 10-12 and the large kitchen has an eat-in bar. Off the dinning area is an oversized screen porch with views of the quiet cove. The porch has a swing, seating for 10 plus and separate eating area. This is primo outdoor space if you need a break from the sun or just want to appreciate a seasonal shower and stay dry! From the screened porch, extending the entire length of the house is a large covered porch with a 2 story vaulted ceiling. This outdoor living area was an addition in 2005 and is everyone's favorite sitting/gathering spot. A view thru the trees down the mouth of the Little Tallapoosa river makes you feel like you are in the mountains! Settle back in the Adirondack chairs sipping a cool drink and the take in the view or recline under the quiet hum of ceiling fans and have a peaceful nap. The family room boasts large picture windows with lake views, 2 story vaulted-beamed ceiling, rock fireplace, TV/VCR/DVD/ Stereo system.WiFi
The house can sleep 12 - 14 guests comfortably. The main level bedroom has a queen size bed. The upper level has 2 bedrooms and full bath. One bedroom had a queen and a twin bed the other bedroom has a double bunk (double bed on bottom and single up top), and a twin. The lower level has a bedroom with a double bunk and twin. The lower level has a full bath, a utility room with washer, dryer and extra refrigerator and a playroom/TV room with bunk beds. The lower level has many windows and views of the big lake and cove.

Keywords: Lakehouse, Lakefront, Very Private, 4 Bedrooms,2 Docks - swimming & boat, dock with hydro-hoist, Lake views, Rock Fireplace, Deep LAKE FRONT, FAMILY FRIENDLY, Deep Water, 2 Lakefront Lots, 2 private Docks Atlanta, Birmingham, large covered porch, oversized screened porch, canoe, 2 kayaks, trolling motor included, Hydro-Hoist if need for personal watercraft. FOR SALE!!!!!!!!!!!

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Member since: 2011

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 10/11/2016

Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    we have plenty of outdoor areas for our smoking guests....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    After talking with guests, we will take pets on a case by case basis. $50.00 extra charge for cleaning....moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10-12

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Boat dock w/ boat slip, steps directly into water, canoe, 2 kayaks, a 2 man Bass Buddy John Boat w/ trolling motor. Use of 2 separate docks and a shallow swimming space between them - perfect for the little ones. Almost 600ft of private water frontage. Access to private boat launch minutes away. Hydro-Hoist on the covered boat dock for watercraft if needed....moreless


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • VCR


  • Churches
  • Marina
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View:

    The house is situated on a point so we have a grand view of a large body of water - the mouth of the Little Talapoosa as well as a side view of a quiet cove....moreless

  • Lakefront:

    The home sits on a gently slopping point in the middle of 3 spacious wooded lots. We own the lot next to us as well so we offer plenty of privacy....moreless

  • Rural:

    On the lake near our house I have heard a loon calling. I watched a pair of bald eagles fishing about 10 feet above the water at our dock. Commonly we see an osprey dive into the lake. ...moreless

  • Water View:

    All of the common rooms on the main floor and lower level have a view of water/woods....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing


  • Dining Area


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet:

    Free High Speed Intenet Service WiFi...moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Mobile Phone:

    Most cell phones pick up a good signal at this location...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    We have plenty of room for multiple vehicles....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    We have plenty of room for multiple boat trailers....moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace:

    Outdoor fire bowl on covered porch as well as in door rock fireplace....moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator:

    (2) we have a second refrigerator for our guests to use...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio:

    Our home's best feature is the covered deck with vaulted ceiling overlooking the lake. ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill


Write a review 4.7
from 25 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season
Mar 18 - Nov 23, 2016
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

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  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Pet Fee $50
  • Tax Rate 8%

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Last updated: 10/11/2016
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Local stores carry wine and beer. Please note: Lake level is decreased between Labor Day and mid-April.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1997

About the owner: My husband and I purchased 3 lake lots on beautiful Lake Wedowee in 1995. We built the house in '97 using a modified Southern Living house plan, 'Nautical Cottage'. We both have large extended families and we wanted a place that would accommodate a crowd. We now co-own the house/lots with the Gary and Leslie Cottrell family and have 6 children between us ranging in ages 30-21 yrs. We have been vacationing here for years , enjoying the house all year long - as fun as it is during the summer months its a great get away during the 'off season', as well as in the quiet months of the winter. Did I mention the many Thanksgivings we have celebrated here!) As much as we love lake living, we found that activities kept us from using the home as much as we wanted. By renting the house, our guests can enjoy the lake as much as we do

Why the Owner Chose Wedowee, AL, USA:
Lake Wedowee is located in the southern foothills of the Apppalachian mountain chain. It is rated as one of the cleanest lakes in Alabama. With over 270 miles of shoreline, Lake Wedowee offers an abundance of outdoor activities. Our family loves the water and my husband is an avid fisherman. it is a great place to wet a line for crappie, bass, brim or catfish

The Unique Benefits at this House:
FAVORITE THINGS TO DO AT LAKE WEDOWEE...meeting the morning with coffee on the porch...watching my husband trolling thru the water fishing @ sun-up...a trail run along the quiet paths in our neighborhood -ending with a jump into the lake...a group of children catching fish off the dock...the smell of breakfast...'noodling'off our dock all afternoon... seeing the dogs enjoy the lake experience...a group swim across the cove to jump off Mr. Warren's double decker dock...a nap in the hammock listening to water lapping against the shore line...exploring quiet coves in the water swim to the end of our cove...watching little ones play boating games in their private shallow swimming area btw the docks...reading/napping on the covered porch listening to the hum of the games during a rain storm under the shelter of the screened porch...friends driving by on theirs boats and stopping to sit a spell and visit...finding the best rope swing on the lake... too many cooks in the kitchen or at the grill preparing a meal with good drinks and great music... ALL sitting down to share a meal in the great dance parties...trips to the Marina for bait and treats...Worship on the Water at Lakeside..Not missing church by having our own Sunday School lesson on the deck with listeners completely attentive so they will be chosen first to TUBE ...fireworks from the dock...picking blueberries outside my kitchen window in July...watching the sunset flying squirrel show... candlelight and conversation...a full moon illuminating the inside of the house...enjoying a break from our hectic life with family and friends, surrounded by God's perfect natural world... falling into bed exhausted..AND...waking up the next day TO DO IT ALL OVER AGAIN...INFINITE JOY!!

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Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 10/11/2016

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  • House from driveway:winter

    House from driveway:winter

  • Large Kitchen includes eat in bar.

    Large Kitchen includes eat in bar.

  • Covered boat dock. Located several ft to rt. of swim dock.

    Covered boat dock. Located several ft to rt. of swim dock.

  • Family Room: Covered Porch

    Family Room: Covered Porch

  • Screened Porch view.1

    Screened Porch view.1

  • Lower Level BR. 1 Double + 2 twins

    Lower Level BR. 1 Double + 2 twins

  • Playroom.2


  • Upper level BR Twin + Double

    Upper level BR Twin + Double

  • front porch furniture.enjoy the lake view

    front porch furniture.enjoy the lake view

  • fall colors on our property

    fall colors on our property

  • Our camelia blooms in the winter

    Our camelia blooms in the winter

  • Family room/dining area. Peek of covered porch w/grand lake view  thru windows

    Family room/dining area. Peek of covered porch w/grand lake view thru windows

  • Swimming Dock w/boat slip and tie-ups. At the mouth of a quiet cove.

    Swimming Dock w/boat slip and tie-ups. At the mouth of a quiet cove.

  • View fm C'vd Porch. 2story vaulted ceiling w/seating, swing, fire bowl, speakers

    View fm C'vd Porch. 2story vaulted ceiling w/seating, swing, fire bowl, speakers

  • Main level BR- Queen

    Main level BR- Queen

  • Screened Porch. view2

    Screened Porch. view2

  • Playroom + bunk beds

    Playroom + bunk beds

  • Upper BR Single

    Upper BR Single

  • Upper BR #2, Queen + Single

    Upper BR #2, Queen + Single

  • enjoy our shaded porch and lake view in this comfortable sofa

    enjoy our shaded porch and lake view in this comfortable sofa

  • Azalea: spring

    Azalea: spring

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This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Tuesday, October 18, 2016

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