Feedback

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

The owner has been emailed.
To book this property, you need to complete your booking through checkout on the VRBO website. We can't protect your payment if we don't know you've booked through us. Learn more

Calendar

Last updated: 07/15/2016
Check availability
23 Available
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates
  • Minimum stay:1-3 nights
  • 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.

Keywords:

Peace of mind when checking out through VRBO

  • We'll back you with our Book With Confidence GuaranteeTM
  • You'll get comprehensive payment protection when checking out on our website
  • We're always here for you with customer service available 24/7

Read more about our Book with Confidence GuaranteeTM

Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Suitability

  • 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

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable

Attractions

  • 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

General

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

Kitchen

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

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

Write a review 3.9
from 7 traveler reviews
Loading...
 
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Memorial Day through Labor Day
May 30 - Sep 5, 2016
3 night min stay
$280
$1,400
Off Season
Sep 6 - May 25, 2017
3 night min stay
$255
$1,275
Peak Season
May 26 - Sep 4, 2017
3 night min stay
$280
$1,400

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • processing $35
  • cleaning $125

Notes:

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.


Don't forget your vacation protection! Get protected now

Adding our Vacation Protection services can make sure your getaway goes smoothly, no matter what. We offer Cancellation Protection and Damage Protection so you can truly relax.

Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Travel with peace of mind.
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.
 

Calendar

Last updated: 07/15/2016
Check availability
23 Available
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates
   

Owner info

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.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • 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 - Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Partner Offers

Minimum stay 1-3 nights
Dates are unavailable
Please enter travel dates
Please enter # of guests
Please stay a bit longer. A stay of nights or more is required for these dates.
This listing requires that rentals start on a .
Request to Book

Booking confirmation within 24 hours

Get an Instant Quote

Pay with confidence
 please wait... When you book through the VRBO checkout, your booking is backed by our Book with Confidence Guarantee Learn more
  • Reviews
  • Sleeps
    12
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Property type
    House
Owner
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Send email
  • Response time Within 12 hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 07/15/2016

+1 2565903639

Add vacation protection services to your booking

Three services to protect your trip:

Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.

Travel with peace of mind.

Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.


Get it now

advertisement

Share this property via Email

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

Grant, AL, USA #358412

4 BR  2 BA  Sleeps 12

You must be signed in to share this property by e-mail

Share this property via Email

    Please correct the following errors and resend:
  • Enter one or more valid email addresses separated by commas.
  • Oops! You have exceeded the limit of 10 email addresses.
  • Your message may not contain markup. Please remove the markup and try again.