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The Ultimate Lake Experience

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Bunk Area, 3.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 12-15)

This is the ultimate lake experience. Architecturally designed and custom-built home incorporating historical charm and sleek contemporary styling. This property was recently featured in the April issue of Veranda Magazine. The steel and glass living room features double walls of sliding glass spanning over a breathtaking waterfall. Located on Ryan Creek with its crystal clear waters and fantastic fishing. Every room in the house features outstanding views of the lake and sunsets.

The home features two master suites with king-sized beds and private baths, master bathroom has large soaking tub and separate shower; two guest bedrooms, one with a queen bed and one with a full bed; plus a bunk room with four twin beds and sitting area. Gourmet, fully furnished, top of the line kitchen featuring Wolf range, Subzero refrigerator, dishwasher and separate ice machine. The kitchen has a separate pantry and bar area for plenty of storage. All house audio system with surround sound in the living room and speakers on each terrace. Private dock with large swim platform. Rooftop terrace above living area with fireplace.

A fireplace is found in the master bedroom as well as in the living room. The terrace level deck features a private outdoor shower. A gas grill is located on the lower deck area.


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More Details

Eric White
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 22, 2017

About Eric White

Love Life & Love the Lake!! This place offers the best of both!!

Eric White purchased this house in 2014

Why Eric White chose Lewis Smith Lake

This lake home is private, unique, relaxing and a great place to recharge. It's location is fantastic by road or by water - very convenient to all the amenities the lake has to offer while on your stay.

What makes this house unique

Guests love Maison Roc because of the fantastic views from every window. The home is private, comfortable and spacious. The decor throughout the home is unique, modern and has neutral tones, which creates an environment that is natural to the eye.


Crane Hill House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 15
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 14 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 4 - toilet , off the kitchen
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Master Bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king , lower level
    Bunk Area - 4 twin/ single , reach bunk room by ladder from second floor hallway
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 2nd floor
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , 2nd floor
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Main level
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (4)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • churches
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Please note that cell reception is not great, particularly with Verizon. Some service providers are better then others. AT&T is best. Verizon works ok from the top bedrooms; better on the water and out on the street. However, the wifi connection is good for texting once logged in using the user name and password provided in your welcome packet. The county is considered "dry" so if you intend to make alcohol a part of your journey, please plan ahead and buy before you get too close. Please bring bug spray as being secluded and by the water there may be insects around the home.


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The Ultimate Lake Experience
average rating of 4.6136365 based on 44 reviews
Hoover,AL-Panama-Puerto Rico

The most beautiful house on Smith Lake.

  • 5 of 5

I've stayed in a lot of places with VRBO and this was simply the best. It had the look of a mansion but the feel of home. It was very comfortable and nothing was missing. Typically, rental homes have barely the basics. It was great they didn't rely on renters to have brought everything. I've been to places that didn't even have salt and pepper. Even the cookware was more than sufficient for making large meals. The communication with directions, etc. were perfect. It was definitely a winner for families like us that hate carpet. The best part was the privacy. The way the house is situated on the property makes for perfect solitude. We loved the separate beverage/coffee station off the kitchen. Mornings and afternoons were perfect for opening all the doors and listening to the waterfall while lounging on the incredibly comfortable chairs and sofa. I agree that children under 10 years old would need constant monitoring due to some of the construction elements, but that really should be advised at any lake house. I will probably bring my 5 and 10 year old for future visits. The home audio system took a few minutes of patience to configure, but was a great touch. The wi-fi was also very sufficient as cellular signal weak to none. But that was a plus! Overall it was a great home for our 15th anniversary to share with family. We will return. Thank You.

  • Submitted: May 18, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for this review! We look forward to having you and your family stay with us again soon!
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Excellent Weekend Retreat

  • 5 of 5

We had a great First Trip to Smith Lake! The home was amazing. We were instantly planning our next trip. We rented a pontoon and access to and from the dock was so easy, especially with our two young daughters. Swimming from the dock was a real treat as well. Would highly recommend to anyone

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Private and Serene

  • 5 of 5

We booked this beautiful home for a get away trip with our family. The home is so unique with so much character that you almost forget about gorgeous Smith Lake. The home was well equipped with everything we needed and we had a wonderful time. We had an awesome view of the lake and actually stayed out on the spacious dock most of our visit. I would definitely recommend this rental to anyone looking for a private getaway with peaceful surrounding. J Sibley

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic house! Very cool!

  • 5 of 5

Loved the architecture and decor! Very unique. And the owner was extremely responsive to every need.

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cool architectural home

  • 5 of 5

The house was just like the pics, magnificent. Everything was clean and working fine and we had no issues. A great weekend getaway.

  • Submitted: May 18, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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It was a very unique home that felt like home.

  • 5 of 5

Had a great experieice.

  • Submitted: May 15, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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To schedule massage therapy, a grocery run, in house chef or whatever might be of help during your stay, you will find available contacts in the visitor booklet upon your arrival. Additionally, this spectacular home is within 5 miles by car to the nearest grocery store and neighborhood convenience stores/gas stations. Two marinas are accessible by boat and by car within 10 minutes from the home. Boat rentals are readily available with details found in your welcome package.


Rates & Availability

Crane Hill House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
High Season
Mar 16 2017 - Aug 10 2017
2 night minimum stay
Nightly Rate
Aug 11 2017 - Aug 11 2017
2 night minimum stay
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Aug 12 2017 - Aug 12 2017
2 night minimum stay
High Season
Aug 13 2017 - Aug 24 2017
2 night minimum stay
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Aug 25 2017 - Aug 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
Nightly Rate
Aug 26 2017 - Aug 26 2017
2 night minimum stay
High Season
Aug 27 2017 - Sep 7 2017
2 night minimum stay
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Sep 8 2017 - Sep 8 2017
2 night minimum stay
Nightly Rate
Sep 9 2017 - Sep 9 2017
2 night minimum stay
High Season
Sep 10 2017 - Sep 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
Low Season
Oct 1 2017 - Mar 15 2018
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Admin Fee $150 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $99
Pet Fee $150 + Tax
Cleaning Fee $200 + Tax
Tax Rate 9.0%

All payments are made in full at the time of booking. No cancelations or refunds are accepted whatsoever. If your booking is several months in advance, the owner will consider a payment schedule. In the event of extreme situations, and at owner's sole discretion, owner will consider a rain check for your stay. Owner reserves the right to include a non -refundable deposit in your quote.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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