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Spacious and Relaxing Lake Home...

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,623 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Waterfront 3 Bedroom 2 Bath Home With Large Shaded Deck, Private Dock, Big View

Hill House on Lake Martin is a beautiful spacious home with vaulted ceilings, open floor plan, great water views and all the amenities of home. Located on Old Harmony Branch Slough, on the Montgomery side of the lake, the large porch shaded by trees looks over the private dock with steps down into the water.

The house is light and airy with vaulted ceilings, wood burning fire place, rustic dining table, glass french doors overlooking porch and lake.

The large open kitchen with breakfast bar will accommodate the biggest meals. Enjoy lots of cabinet and counter space without being away from the family fun. The bright and comfortable great room is perfect for winter fires, evening games or movies, and with two sets of glass french doors, you are never away from the beauty of the lake.

All our beds have very comfortable memory foam mattresses for a the best night's sleep. Huge king master suite, attached bathroom with garden tub, separate vanities, walk in closets, and separate shower. Private access to porch and peaceful lake view.

Second bedroom is bright and colorful with queen bed, lake views, private access to porch, and roomy closet.

Third bedroom has 2 twin sized beds, large closet and easy access to second bathroom.

The private dock offers protected cove boat parking for 1-2 boats, and swim steps into the private cove.

Hill House is truly a perfect getaway for the whole family, multiple guests, girl's trip, guy's trip, fishing trip, Auburn Football weekends, or empty nesters.

More Details

Owner
Traci Heineman
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
November 9, 2017

About Traci Heineman

Our family is from the Birmingham area, and we have been vacationing at Lake Martin for 40 years. We also own a private lake home nearby. So many of our best family memories took place right here at Lake Martin.

Traci Heineman purchased this house in 2013

Why Traci Heineman chose Little Kowaliga

We love this part of the lake. It's a short boat ride to islands with sandy beaches, Kowaliga Marina and Restaurant, Catherine's Market and Spring House, The Landing, and other restaurants. Old Harmony Branch Slough is the perfect mix of a big water view with quiet and calm water for skiing, floating, and cocktail cruising.

Amenities

Little Kowaliga House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1623 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Rural
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower , Separate vanities, garden tub, shower, walk in closet.
    Hall Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Retreat - 1 king , Pottery Barn King Bed, French Doors to Porch and Water Views
    Queen Room - 1 queen , Large Closet, Private Porch Access, & Water Views
    Twin Room - 2 twin/ single , With large closet
  • There is sleeping for 6 comfortably, but it's easy to put a couple kids on the floor in the twin room or the den or master suite. Max capacity is 8.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • live theater
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
Boat rentals available at Kowaliga Marina

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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average rating of 4.9 based on 60 reviews
Montgomery,AL, Houston,TX, Birmingham,AL
5

Nicely organized and ready to go for a great getaway.

  • 5 of 5

I visited during the fall and found it very quiet and peaceful. The house is nicely and appropriately appointed. The beds are very comfortable, and the kitchen and island areas work well to cook and serve ten or so people. It was a very nice stay, highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time! The accommodations were great--and as advertised! Plenty of room for 5 elderly adults, inside and out. Easy to get down to the dock, and back up. Really comfortable beds. It was fantastic in the fall, and I'll bet even better in the summer. Isolated just enough to be as private as we wanted and with excellent restaurants within reasonable distances.

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed this rental so much. It had everything we needed and was extremely comfortable. We plan to come back again!

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful and relaxing. The mattresses were so comfortable, we will rent again!

  • 4 of 5

Wonderful relaxing trip. Looking forward to future holidays!

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely home on the lake.

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our visit to your home. This home is clean and well maintained. Master suite bed is comfortable. Nicely decorated. Pictures don't do this property justice. If you are looking for something grandiose, this is not it. If you are looking for something nice size and homey this is what you're looking for. We did find a can of orange pop in the freezer, glad we found it in time before it burst! Do bring toilet paper, paper towels. You will need it. There is a nice, large Dollar store close by that will have most anything you might need. Dining options are there but we found the food was mediocre at best. We rented a pontoon boat and had no trouble docking it at this property. We would stay here again, given the opportunity.

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed the home. I hope you come back for another stay. Most of the food on the lake is decent, but just pub style sandwiches, burgers, or fried. However, if you are looking for fine dining, I can recommend SpringHouse at Russell Crossroads. You can get there in ten minutes either by boat or by car. The food is fabulous and the menu changes daily. They also have a delicious Sunday brunch. Reservations are required and I recommend making them in advance of your stay. I have eaten there many times, and it's delicious every time. They also have a great wine selection and full bar. The dress is business casual or nicer. It's not really a place for kids unless doing Sunday brunch. Hope to see you back again soon!
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5

Perfect Lake Cottage!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first trip to Lake Martin and the cottage couldn't have been more perfect. It was by far the cleanest rental I have ever stayed in which makes the trip a lot more comfortable. The house had all the amenities that you need for a trip to the lake, including a fully-outfitted kitchen, newer model washer and dryer, comfortable beds, and plenty of towels. They even throw in fun stuff like the kayak! The house was perfect. We're already planning our next trip to the Lake and we'll definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hill House is nestled under the trees overlooking peaceful Old Harmony Branch Slough, across from Trillium. It's a short boat ride to Kowaliga Marina and Restaurant, Catherine's Market, Spring House, The Ridge, the Cliffs and Goat Island. Multiple islands often have great beaches for swimming, and the Amphitheater offers summer concerts. By car, it's 40 minutes from Montgomery, 45 minutes from Auburn University, 1 1/2 hours from Birmingham and less than 3 hours from Atlanta.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50
Refundable damage deposit $350
Housekeeping Fee $125
Tax Rate 4.0%

Check in at 4PM, Check out at 11AM. Please no early check-ins because housekeeping will be there.
No property check ins allowed on Saturdays or Sundays. We encourage weekend rentals to rent through Monday morning so you can enjoy all of Sunday at the lake.
Our preferred change over day is Monday for weekly rentals.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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