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AMAZING VIEWS...Unique custom lakehouse great views and boat rental available.

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

4 Bedroom 2 Bath With Double Decker Boathouse And Gazebo With Swinging Bed.

This lake home has custom woodwork throughout to give it that special cabin feel but with all the amenities of home. This is a very special place that families will remember for years to come. The gazebo is nestled under a canopy of trees and next to a steep rock wall which stays very cool. The views from the house, gazebo and boat dock are just spectacular. Kids will enjoy the round-about slide or jumping off the upper or lower level of the boathouse and swim deck. A covered boat slip is provided for those that want to bring their boat or we can help you with boat rentals that will be waiting on you when you arrive. Boat rentals include pontoon or deck boat.

A water slide, pedal boat, climbing rope and swing for the kids provide fun in and out of the water. Also, satellite TV is available.

More Details

Owner/Property Manager
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 15, 2018

About Owner/Property Manager

We are just a normal family enjoying spending time together making memories. This home is our getaway location for our family to visit and enjoy these special childhood years of our children/grandchildren. Here is where cousins become friends.

Owner/Property Manager purchased this house in 2013

Why Owner/Property Manager chose Crane Hill

This property provides a cozy cabin feel which is both comfortable and quaint, yet roomy enough for grandparents, children, and grandchildren.

What makes this house unique

After visiting several properties, we fell in love with many aspects of this beautiful home. From a reasonable standpoint, the location and easy access of this property is a huge plus for us. But from the heart, it is the beautiful woodwork inside the house, the gorgeous view from the deck, and the shady hide-away nestled in the rock that we fell in love with at first sight. And, on top of that, there is the fun and functional boat dock and that spectacular, clear water just waiting for someone to jump into it. This is truly heaven on earth!


Crane Hill House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10 ...
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Fire pit not available for use. To maintain safety of renter and for insurance compliance, fire pit use is prohibited.
  • Bag all garbage. Collectors will not remove loose items. Non-compliance will result in forfeiting part of deposit to cover extra garbage handling.
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Renters should provide their own toiletries and toilet paper.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 bunk bed , Twin on top; Double on bottom.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Slide available on swim platform. Fire pit is not available for use. It is gas but is out of order.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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AMAZING VIEWS...Unique custom lakehouse great views and boat rental available.
average rating of 4.8846154 based on 26 reviews

The property was beautiful

  • 3 of 5

The property is just as beautiful as the pictures show. Perfect view of the lake! The hike up and down the stairs to the water is brutal so plan your trips wisely. Three reasons I didn't give it 5 stars: 1) you can't use the fire pit that is shown in the pictures. It's a beautiful shot of the property that helped to "sell" it but you can't use it. You don't learn that until after you've booked it and receive the rental agreement. 2) When we received the check-in instructions, we were told there is a stray dog. There are actually two that seem very comfortable there. They spent most of the week with us. One even came down to the water and swam at the dock with us. 3) The owner kept $50 of the deposit because of loose items in the trash can. (Broken down boxes and one of the stray dogs had chewed stuff up outside so we just threw it in the can. Should we have left it there?) This wasn't a stipulation in the agreement so I don't feel that was appropriate. Otherwise, we had a great time and the house is beautiful!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place.. will go back!

  • 5 of 5

Great experience for all!! Beautiful lake .. view.. cabin ... dock.. couldn't have been better ! Will be back .

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home and great area on the water.

  • 5 of 5

The home is beautiful, the boat dock and its amenities are fantastic. We had a wonderful time. The only negative is no master bath room.

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

almost perfect. get a great workout on the stairs. house is fantastic. fishing very good. was nice having a covered boat dock for my boat. would stay again. Large neighbor Labrador friendly but a major pest. squirt him with the water hose to run him off or he'll wear a hole in you.

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Family Getaway Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We loved our visit to Rockaway Ridge! We gathered with our four grown sons for a few days of post-Christmas family time. The house is lovely and cozy, with gorgeous woodwork, and sturdy, comfortable furniture (including great beds.) Everything was very clean, and the kitchen was well-equipped for our family meals.

This was our first trip to Smith Lake, but we hope it's not the last. (Next time we will probably come in the summer so we can truly enjoy the water.) The view from the house is outstanding and lured us out to the deck and boat dock for many hours. Evenings were spent playing games, watching movies and working puzzles. (We loved the HUGE table, so we could keep a puzzle going, but still do family dinners.) It was a perfect spot for reconnecting and getting away from our busy lives.

Thanks to the owner for staying in close contact. He made check-in easy and clear. We HIGHLY recommend this home!!

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing Place!

  • 5 of 5

This property had it all! Our kids had so much fun jumping off the upper dock, going down the slide, and the water toys were an added bonus. The beautiful wood decore inside made the time spent indoors special too. We had a very friendly neighbor dog that was with us every time we were outside so be careful what you leave on porch or it might disappear. The dog even swam with us. My family would rent this place again in a heartbeat!

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Nearest Motorway
29 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
7 Miles

Beautiful custom cabin on Lewis Smith Lake. Spectacular views of one of the cleanest lakes in the country.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Refundable damage deposit $500
Booking Fee $40
Property Damage Protection $59

2 night minimum on weekdays.
3 night minimum on summer stays that include a Friday or Saturday night.
3 night minimum for Holidays

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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