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Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 3,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Best family rental on Wilson lake large 3 bedroom with huge dock and high dive!

Best game room on the lake with the pool table and air hockey table and huge 6 person hot tub,enjoy rain or shine night or day what a fun game room.The best views on shoals creek and over 3000 sq ft of deck around the house on two levels I guarantee a fun vacation.The covered deck on the lower level makes a great place to set and enjoy the views even in the rain.The lower deck also has a covered cedar hot tub room over 400 sq ft ,and a custom wrap around cedar bar.We have a very large cal spa with led lights and all the bells and whistles .The house has over 3500 sq ft and just had a $100,000 update!There are 2 bedrooms up stairs with king beds and the master bedroom has

double doors to the deck and a great view! There is a large bath upstairs with jetted tub and shower.The downstairs has a large bedroom with a queen bed and a trundle bed can sleep total of four people easily in this bedroom.There is a half bath and bedroom has double opening doors that open to the lower deck with fantastic lake views .There is a large bath in downstairs with shower.The utility room has washer and dryer and has a mini kitchen, cook top and microwave and sink.The house has additional parking across road so boat trailer is no problem.

Located on the high side of Brush Creek slough gives us good deep water and fantastic views !

and is why the views are so wonderful.There is a concrete drive with turnaround that will take you right down to the double boat dock.The top level of our dock measures 28 feet x 42 feet, Very large and has a high diving board of about 12 feet ,this is only for the brave ..The water is 0ver 20 feet deep great around the dock and there are 3 ladders for easy exit of the water.This house has everything you could want with the game room complete with pool table and air hockey table and the hot tub room complete with 6 person cal spa led lights with a 60 inch hd flat screen tv to watch the game and coolest boat dock on the lake with 12 foot high dive , to the indoor b b q grill, what else could you need ,we got you covered rain or shine,come visit and see.The best time to see eagles is in the winter time

I saw one 2/3/15 land in the big red oak off the deck ,always a treat to see so close!! April 2015 at&t 12.0 mbps high speed internet added to improve your stay!!

More Details

Owner
Greg Frey
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
July 20, 2017

About Greg Frey

I am retired and enjoy deer hunting and renting my lake home and my beautiful rustic cabin in nearby Collinwood TN .

Greg Frey purchased this house in 1984

Why Greg Frey chose Alabama

This house is only 10 minutes from down town Florence and just off hwy 43 in Killen Ala.There is a large Foodland and McDonalds only a couple minuties away also Pizza hut and Sub Way in Shopping Center. I do a lot of referrals and repeat guests ,which get a 10% discount!I will allow small family gatherings but there is not a lot of parking for large weddings.This is the best family rental on Wilson Lake,and I guarantee the house will be clean and as advertised!

What makes this house unique

We have a separate 20x20 cedar hot tub room use year round, with a beautiful cedar wrap around bar and 50 inch led flat screen T V perfect for entertaining , there is also small refrigerator in the room.Out doors we have a large smoker grill and gas grill and indoors there is a one of a kind charcoal bar-B-Q grill,you can grill indoors rain or shine on in winter time when its freezing outside!The ceiling in the upstairs are,17 feet tall and gives you that open feeling, lake effect!There are double decks on the house and the lower decks are covered so no problem when it rains.

There are two glass top tables and plenty of Amish made cedar glider chairs to enjoy your time looking at the wonderful view of Shoals Creek,where you may see an Eagle or Osprey fly by or just land in the trees.This is a special place and I know you will enjoy it like I have since 1984.Last the boathouse has two electric lifts so bring your boat or wave runners and have a blast!

Guestbook comments from the owner

This was third stay at this large family friendly home ,very clean great views of the lake close to town everything you need for family vacation, thanks Greg we will return
May 2016
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Amenities

Killen House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Beautiful baths tile and granite jeted tub in bath upstairs and large shower.Shower only in main bath downstairs and half bath off bedroom downstairs
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 double , 1 sleep sofa /futon , this 3rd bedroom is very large with exra day bed and 1/2 bat
  • 3 Large bed rooms 2 have deck access and water view
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
Notes:
our house is only 10 minutes from downtown Florence and one mile to shopping center and only 2 miles to package store. professional fishing guide available can pick you up at my dock . Check in:4:00 PM Check out: 10:00 AM

Reviews

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average rating of 4.9666667 based on 61 reviews
Lawrenceburg, TN
5

Great place at the lake

  • 5 of 5

Great house with game room and hot tube. Remodeled thru out.

Great view with good water.

Would definitely recommend.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Jerry for the review look forward for your return!
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5

The perfect place to stay for a week of fun with your family.

  • 5 of 5

Our first impression was amazing. Mr Greg was friendly, organized, and accommodating. We had waverunners and he put in two lifts for them. The kitchen is a wonderful working kitchen with everything you need for cooking instead of eating out. Beds we soft and comfortable as well as spacious without clutter and plenty of room for your things. Everything was clean. We can't say enough about how awesome this house is. A perfect vacation.

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Donna for taking the time to write a great review! I take pride in my house and try to accommodate everyone ,some have boats some like yourself jet skis, but Donna thank you for cleaning up and washing towels and even sheets! Your family is invited back anytime 😀?
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Knoxville TN
5

Stunning home, great location, attentive host! Fantastic overall experience!

  • 5 of 5

Having rented from VRBO on quite a few occasions, I have learned not to get too optimistic after a few disappointments. This home in Killen AL more than lived up to its claim. There were absolutely no disappointments during our week there. First I will mention the house - this home is large, modern and very well taken care of. It sits in a very nice quiet neighborhood. You feel as if you are away from the city with just you and the lake -but stores and restaurants are closer than you would think. Decks galore, large kitchen and dining room, comfortable beds, everything was clean and functional! Nice master garden bathroom. Good TV and WIFI reception, well stocked with kitchen gadgets , cleaning supplies and spices. For the kids ( and adults, too!) there is a hot tub ( the biggest one I have ever seen) air hockey and a pool table. Everything worked just fine and all necessary components to play the games were there. Down at the large two level dock, there are kayaks ( included in the rental), chairs, tables, diving board and shade if desired. The previous renters had possible broken the shower faucet. I contacted Greg and he was out the very next morning and replaced it. He is very pleasant and cares about his guests having a great experience. He cares about the home and it shows. I do not have one negative thing to say about our experience. Our family of four have all voted to come back. There is no need to look for any other homes in this area. We hit the jackpot! Thanks Greg for the experience, it was a memorable one! You have a fantastic home, it was hard to leave!

  • Submitted: May 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm sorry I didn't see this review a little late. This is one of the best reviews ever, I had just had open heart surgery 30 days before your arrival but you made my day! I try very hard to pease everyone repeat guest are my favorite, look forward to see your family again next summer repeaters get 10 % off Thank you for the review 😀
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5

Awesome, awesome, awesome! Our family ranges from 8 years old to 72 years old and it was perfect!!!

  • 5 of 5

Check in was very convenient. We arrived to a very clean and well kept property. House was very spacious. The pictures do not do it justice. This is definitely a home away from home. The owner has the house stocked very well with everything and anything you could possibly need. There was even 2 air mattresses provided. There was also plenty of towels, trash bags, soap, toiletries, etc. The kids loved the hot tub, pool table, air hockey table, and kayaks. The dock is very spacious and perfect for hanging out. Overall, this house is awesome. I have stayed at many Vrbo properties and I have NEVER left a review. This owner has gone above and beyond to ensure that this property is top notch. I can't say enough good things about it. My family ranges from 8 years old to 72 years old and everyone was impressed by this property. It is also conveniently located (only about 1 mile to Foodland and Dollar General and 5 miles to Wal-Mart). Also, the neighbors are very friendly. She saw our teenagers in the kayaks and offered to let them borrow her paddle board, which they loved. We will definitely stay at this property again.

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Angie for the review, we try hard to make every family happy and this is my personal home so it is fixed up a little! my goal is to get repeat families to return ,so your kind words are appreciated !
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5

Perfect getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of six was thoroughly impressed with all of the amenities that this house had to offer. The hot tub, pool table, and air hockey table were highlights of the trip as were the over 90(!) fish that we caught off the dock in three days of fishing. Unfortunately, the weather was too chilly for us to enjoy the kayaks but we plan to return and make use of those. The home had everything we needed and the owner was very responsive to any of our questions. There were plenty of towels, dishes and cookware. The home has great Wi-Fi service, television service and a variety of radio and speaker options. The decks were amazing and have a ton of seating. The next time we come we plan to invite our parents to come with us. The driveway is steep, but we grew to appreciate the exercise that we got going up and down from the dock to the house. The upper level of the dock offers great view of the sunset over the water. We can't wait to go back and were very sad to leave today! Thanks Mr. Frey

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Amy for the great review I could tell the twins were all having good time . Yes the weather turned cold your week , and remember when you return you receive a 10% discount😀
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5

Great, large house on lake

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay at this lake house! Its all there, hot tub, 2 large decks, indoor grill, large dock with diving board! Lots of towels, blankets, kitchen well supplied! Great location, very serene and quiet. I suggest trying the BBQ restaurant on the fridge you will love it! Lots of space for 3 couples! VERY VERY CLEAN! If you cant be happy here, well you may need to see a professional for help! Will be back!

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a review!! Thany you for the kind comments.This is my person home and I pride it in every way, and my 2 ladies keep the house spotless! Next time you return you always receive 10% discount as a repeater😀
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
muscle shoals
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
blackberry trail
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
mc donalds
Nearest Beach
350 Miles
gulf shores
Car: necessary

only 10 minutes from Florence home of W C Handy and 15 minutes from hellen keller home place also world class bass fishing in our back door also have a fishing guide available can pick you up at the pier.No weddings or large groups please !

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Rates & Availability

Killen House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
summer
Mar 1 2017 - Sep 22 2017
3 night minimum stay
$275
From
$300
Fri,Sat
$1,700
$6,000
 
 
fall
Sep 23 2017 - Dec 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$250
From
$275
Fri,Sat
$1,500
$4,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $150
Pet Fee $25
Damage Protection $59
Refundable damage deposit $50
Registration fee $25
Tax Rate 11.0%

The house rents for minimum of 2 nights in winter and spring would like to rent by week in summer will consider less than a week holidays require 3 night to 4 nights
I have 2 youth kayaks and 2 adults kayaks for rent
Check in: 4:00 PM
Check out: 10:00 AM

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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