The Honeycomb Retreat (Get-Away or Get-Together)

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Last updated: 09/10/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-3 nights
  • Sleeps:12
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

This cozy lake house was built by one of the original German Scientists who came to work in the space program with Werner Von Braun in the 1950's. A group of them built houses in this quiet cove of Lake Guntersville because it reminded them of their mountainous native land. They were known to spend hours working in their beautifully landscaped yards and then gather in the late afternoon to swim or float on rafts and visit with friends and neighbors in the quiet lake setting.

The house is perfect for accommodating a family who enjoys being together and entertaining friends of all ages. It is great for a family gathering because it has many open spaces for gathering inside and outdoors and plenty of comfortable beds. Great private boathouse (built in 2003) and party dock great for swimming, fishing or even star gazing. Nice flat manicured yard with jungle gym and rope swing for kids, ideal for backyard football.

Two small ponds for bait and catch habitat. (That will keep your kids busy). The boathouse is new and has one boat slip available plus one jet ski slip. The porch is covered and has an expansive view of the yard and lake. It is well protected even during rainy weather and in fact is very comfortable to sit and watch a storm blow by. The water is eight feet deep at the dock with a gradual slope to the shore making it perfect for swimming.

There is a large comfortable room for gathering around the fireplace in colder months, and a separate room for piling up and watching TV or movies. There is also a downstars playroom/bunkroom for the kids with a separate TV. This abundance of living spaces make this a comfortable stay no matter your style of relaxation.

Lake Guntersville is world famous for its bass fishing. We have pulled in 5 pound bass right off the dock. Honeycomb is about eight miles west of the town Guntersville, and 20 minutes from Huntsville city limits. A public access boat launch is conveniently
located one mile from the house.

Bed configuration: Bedroom #one, King-size bed. Bedroom #two, King-size bed. Bedroom/sleeping porch #three, twin-size bunk bed plus one single. Bunkroom/playroom #4, 2 single beds and twin-size bunk bed.


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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 09/10/2016

Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 years old...moreless

  • Limited Accessibility
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

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

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Check in after 3:00pm Check out 10:00am


  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable


  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lakefront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing


  • Dining Area


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace


  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Off Season
Sep 6 - May 25, 2017
3 night min stay
Peak Season
May 26 - Sep 4, 2017
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • processing $35
  • cleaning $125


A $300.00 deposit plus and $35.00 nonrefundable processing fee are required to reserve the lake house. The balance is due one week before arrival. Checks accepted or money orders. Sorry no credit cards.

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 09/10/2016
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The Unique Benefits at this House:
Visit Cathedral Caverns 12 minute drive Robert Trent Jones Golf Course at Hampton cove 15 minute drive. And great shopping down town Guntersville along with great resturants.

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  • The Honeycomb Retreat

    The Honeycomb Retreat

  • Den with wood fireplace

    Den with wood fireplace

  • Master Bedroom 1

    Master Bedroom 1

  • Front Bedroom

    Front Bedroom

  • TV/Game Table Living Room

    TV/Game Table Living Room

  • Beautiful day out on the dock.

    Beautiful day out on the dock.

  • From the covered porch

    From the covered porch

  • From the street

    From the street

  • Dining Room Table and Sitting Area

    Dining Room Table and Sitting Area

  • Basement Bedroom

    Basement Bedroom

  • Boathouse interior

    Boathouse interior

  • Master Bedroom 2

    Master Bedroom 2

VRBO #358412

This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Friday, October 21, 2016

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The Honeycomb Retreat (Get-Away or Get-Together)

Grant, AL, USA #358412

4 BR  2 BA  Sleeps 12

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