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Paradise! Sleeps 12, Covered Boat Dock & Swim Platform, 3+ Acres, Very Peaceful

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Last updated: 06/28/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

'Elbow Room' is the best description for the Kentucky Lake Hideaway!
We have done a number of updates including some furniture, paint, all new carpet except the basement and a new deck. We have more new pictures coming soon.
We have a favorite saying - If you are lucky enough to be at the lake, you are lucky enough!
This is our home. We feel very fortunate to have it and enjoy sharing all the relaxation, joy and memories that it brings to all that visit. We simply ask that you treat it as yours and respect and care for it as you would your own.
The property is on three acres of its own and is surrounded around the side and back with approximately another 40+ acres of undeveloped land allowing for plenty of elbow room for people and animals. There is much wildlife that calls the area home.
There are only three homes on our road and the other two homes are seldom used. We do have a wonderful neighbor across the draw who keeps an eye on things when we are not around.
Unlike a majority of the lake where there is a cliff or tons of stairs to climb, there is a gradual trail to our private boat dock with electricity, a fish cleaning station and a swim platform with chairs. For your enjoyment, we also have a scanoe which is a slightly wider, more stable style of canoe with two paddles that is kept down by the dock for our guests.
Our property is most of the way back in the bay so you have very little lake traffic with the exception of some skiing and tubing during the summer. We have year-round water at the dock. I have a deep-V fishing boat and even at winter pool we have enough water to use the dock. If you have always wished that you could enjoy the great fishing that happens through the fall, winter and early spring, drop your boat in the water when you arrive and take it out when you leave. Your getaway is much more enjoyable when you are not wrestling with putting the boat in and taking it out each day or paying extra to leave it at a marina.
If you enjoy fishing, you will enjoy your time here. Little Bear Creek is a very popular and productive fishing bay. It rates above most of the area scores in the TVA Sport Fishing Index Ratings for black bass, largemouth bass and white crappie. There is also great fishing for catfish in the entire bay. In the late spring and summer months the area is full of bluegill and sunfish. The yellow bass is a lesser known and sought after fish but one of my favorites for a fish dinner. While they may not be large, they are plentiful.
From the dock you can easily fish the immediate area, find a favorite spot on the main lake, take a quick trip down to Moors Marina or up to Kentucky Dam Marina, run across the lake to the canal, where the sauger and saugeye like to hang out, and into Lake Barkley or zip across the lake to the quarry or the rope swing. If you are in the mood for a longer sight seeing trip, you can enjoy the scenery all the way south into Tennessee. Land Between the Lakes offers many options for the outdoor enthusiast.
Come to the lake and enjoy the wildlife. There are always a lot of beautiful birds and waterfowl on the water. If its not too busy about the house the deer will be around and from spring through fall the humming birds will perform their impressive manuevers. Let the birds sing to you during the day and the frogs serenade you each evening.
We don't accept credit cards due to the expense. We simply have you mail a check(s). Please contact us for details and to make a reservation.
Have a great day.

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 3: 1 double

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  • Bedroom 4: 1 double, 2 twin/ single

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  • Convertible bed(s): 1 double

    Futon...moreless

  • Upper Master (Queen), Main Floor (Queen), Basement #1 (Full), Basement #2 (Full, Twin, Twin), Basement (Futon). I have beds for up to 12. I have two large sofas but ask that they are NOT used as beds....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • This is a very comfortable and peaceful place to come for quality time. Whether you are coming for family time or a fishing trip you will appreciate the availability of the covered dock with swim platform. There is also electric at the dock making it easy to keep your trolling motor batteries charged. There is a corner convenience store within walking distance to grab the few things you may have forgotten or even to grab a breakfast or lunch. Come and enjoy all that lake life has to offer!...moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    A couple of board games are available....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo:

    Music through surround sound system with Direct TV....moreless

  • Television

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View:

    Views of the water from the house are limited....moreless

  • Lakefront:

    Lake house with covered boat dock with electricity and swim platform....moreless

  • Water View:

    Views of the water from the house are limited....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Lake house with covered boat dock with electricity and swim platform....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Second table in basement seats 4 Table on patio seats 4 - 5...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    There is a small basketball shooting game as well as well as an elliptical style machine and a couple of dumb bells....moreless

  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    There is a split living room with a large TV with Direct TV on the lower level. The upper level has an additional sofa, love seat and chair....moreless

  • Parking:

    There is room in front of the house for 4-5 vehicles as well as some gravel parking to the side....moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Washer and dryer are included for your convenience. However, we are on a septic system so we ask that you limit your use and please limit your use of bleach if at all....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Wireless internet included at no charge....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffee maker is included. Bring your filters....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Pots, pans, baking dishes, cookie sheets, etc. included....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Dishes and utensils are included....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Fully stocked kitchen with digital cooktop and digital double oven Also has gas grill on patio....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Digital double oven....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    House has pantry but is not stocked....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Large refrigerator with ice maker....moreless

  • Stove:

    Digital electric four top range....moreless

  • Toaster:

    Two slice toaster with egg poacher....moreless

Outside

  • Balcony:

    There is a small balcony off the master bedroom upstairs....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Sliding door leads from the living room to the deck. Deck includes patio table and chairs....moreless

  • Golf:

    Many great courses in the area....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Canoe with two oars is included. It is kept by the dock....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    There is a gas grill on the deck for your use. Please cover once it has cooled down and not in use....moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
May 23 - Sep 10, 2016
5 night min stay
$350
$1,995
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$350
$1,995

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Cleaning Fee $175
  • Pet Fee $100
  • Tax Rate 10%

Notes:

Due to the charges associated with accepting credit cards, I prefer to have guests pay with a check.


Owner's cancellation policy:

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Location

Located in Little Bear Creek Bay on Kentucky Lake. Little Bear is known as one of the best fishing areas on the lake.

While you are here you will have a deck with a gas grill, a covered boat dock with electricity and a swim platform.

You are close to all that Land Between the Lakes (LBL) has to offer. The activities in the area are almost limitless.

You are approximately 30 minutes from both Paducah and Murray. Murray is home to Murray State College and Paducah is famous for the quilt festival.

There are too many things to do and see to list. Come to explore or come to enjoy the peace and quiet.

If you are lucky enough to be at the lake, you are lucky enough!

 

Owner info

About the owner: This section is to be about the owner but really you are interested in my home and not me. What you need to know about me is that I searched for several years before purchasing this home. I love the home and the area. It is a very calming and relaxing place to enjoy life for whatever length of time you are here. It is peaceful and is not a party house or location. I enjoy sharing my home with friends and family but I do expect that you will respect and care for it during your stay.

Why the Owner Chose Gilbertsville, KY, USA:
This is one of the best locations on the lake. We searched for years before purchasing this property. We wanted a home that did not have that subdivision feel but rather the feel of freedom and space. While there are a couple of neighbors, there are not dozens of houses nor tons of docks and boat traffic. It was imperative that the property include a boat dock that you didn't have to go down dozens of stairs or a cliff to access and that it had year-round water. We feel very fortunate and hope that you enjoy the property as much as we enjoy it.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The house, the property and the entire region have a relaxing, magical potion that just makes you feel good. Take a moment to smell the roses as they say and listen to the birds and the frogs. Watch all the wildlife, the herons fishing along the banks, the eagles and hawks circling above and the honking of the geese. While you feel like you have certainly 'gotten away' from it all, you are still only minutes from most anything you might want or need. When you turn off Hwy 68 onto Moors Road to come to the house, be sure to stop at the produce stand and get fresh picked fruits, vegetables and great melons. Even when they are not there to man the stand, there is still produce from which to choose and a box where you can leave your payment. Yes, there are still places like this in the world. Come and enjoy.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Remodeled Kitchen with digital cooktop.

    Remodeled Kitchen with digital cooktop.

  • Digital double oven and pantry in kitchen.

    Digital double oven and pantry in kitchen.

  • Any time is lake time!

    Any time is lake time!

  • Main level bath with tub and shower

    Main level bath with tub and shower

  • Basement bedroom with full bed, dresser and closet.

    Basement bedroom with full bed, dresser and closet.

  • Basement has table for four, a futon & elliptical type machine. New pic soon

    Basement has table for four, a futon & elliptical type machine. New pic soon

  • Hopefully you won't have to work while here but there is a desk - no printer.

    Hopefully you won't have to work while here but there is a desk - no printer.

  • Off deck to the back. Surrounded by woods filled with birds and wildlife.

    Off deck to the back. Surrounded by woods filled with birds and wildlife.

  • Covered boat dock with electricity, fish cleaning station and swim platform.

    Covered boat dock with electricity, fish cleaning station and swim platform.

  • Relax and Enjoy!

    Relax and Enjoy!

  • Kitchen and dining open to living area for easy socializing.

    Kitchen and dining open to living area for easy socializing.

  • Open floor plan. Walk out to deck. New carpet since picture taken.

    Open floor plan. Walk out to deck. New carpet since picture taken.

  • Main level bedroom large closet, dresser & two nightstands. Painted-new pic soon

    Main level bedroom large closet, dresser & two nightstands. Painted-new pic soon

  • Upper level bath with walk-in shower

    Upper level bath with walk-in shower

  • 4th bedroom with full bed, two twin beds and dresser. Futon also in rec area.

    4th bedroom with full bed, two twin beds and dresser. Futon also in rec area.

  • Large sofa, love seat and desk in the basement/family room.

    Large sofa, love seat and desk in the basement/family room.

  • Laundry room with washer and dryer for your convenience.

    Laundry room with washer and dryer for your convenience.

  • Path to lake and boat dock. Easy gradual trail to the lake.

    Path to lake and boat dock. Easy gradual trail to the lake.

  • Located on Little Bear Creek, one of the best fishing areas on the lake!

    Located on Little Bear Creek, one of the best fishing areas on the lake!

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This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Friday, July 22, 2016

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  • Bathrooms
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