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Tremendous RENOVATION DISCOUNT! $199 Beautiful Lake front Great floor plan

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Beautiful 4 Bedroom Luxury Oasis Now Available For Your Enjoyment!

During the Month of Jan, Feb and March, we are transforming the Master bathroom into a spa like retreat. The upstairs en suite will not be available during this time. Our guests can still enjoy a luxurious stay at a tremendous discount during the construction of the master bathroom. No construction will be done while a guest is using the home.

Our spacious home is waterfront with fabulous views of beautiful Cedar Creek Lake! Located in a gated community, it is comfortable and inviting. The large family room downstairs is perfect for cozy gatherings and movie nights, equipped with a 60" flat screen TV, surround sound, comfortable seating and amazing views of the lake. There is a formal living area just off the kitchen where you can rock the night away with the integrated Bose speakers. Readers will enjoy the cozy and comfortable reading nooks. The 2nd floor master bedroom has a king bed and en suite bath. It is connected to an outside covered veranda overlooking the lake with two rocking chairs for your enjoyment. There are 2 bedrooms and 1 1/2 baths downstairs, both with queen beds. Extra care has been taken with the linens to maximize your comfort. The 4th bedroom has a fold out Futon and room for air beds. It is also equipped with a foosball table and an Xbox gaming station. The open deck is great for entertaining with chairs, tables, a bistro bar and an integrated charcoal and propane grill. A fire pit on the lake side is a great place to hang out and roast marshmallows, play guitars and tell ghost stories! There is a large boathouse with a party deck on top. You are welcome to use the boat lift and pwc lift, water level permitting. There is a community boat ramp and also a playground area for the kids. Come for the great fishing, water sports, fun in the sun, or just to get away from it all. We look forward to your visit!


Mabank House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2.5 - Master bathroom under construction.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Room for blow mattresses. up to 12 guests allowed.
  • All bedrooms have updated new 2017 furniture and bedding. We greatly appreciate good sheets and comfortable beds. These beds are sure to please. The master bedroom mattress was just updated 2018. Very high quality mattress. We have the same mattress in our permanent residence because it is so comfortable. The master bedroom is positioned to enjoy the great view right from your bed. It is a real treat to open your eyes and look out over the water first thing in the morning.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Welcome to our home! This house and property has been in our family for many years and has a long history of monumental memories for us. Many memories of mothers, fathers, sons, daughters, grandparents, grandchildren, aunts, uncles and cousins have developed in this serene setting. Family of blood and family of pure luck, this house is for you and your loved ones to build lifelong memories. We hope your stay is everything you hope it should be. Please read through this welcome package for instructions and recommendations to get the most use from our home. Step on to the back decks to enjoy the best part of the house, the VIEW. Beautiful water views from any of the outdoor spaces. The outdoor space is a great place to play, entertain and really unwind. All spaces designed to accommodate large families from 12 to 15 people. The seating allows space to really connect with the folks you are vacationing with. We look forward to hosting your next vacation.


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Tremendous RENOVATION DISCOUNT! $199 Beautiful Lake front Great floor plan
average rating of 4.9305553 based on 72 reviews


  • 5 of 5

We recently spent an extended weekend at this wonderful lake home. I say "lake home" rather than "lake house" because it truly felt like HOME. This clean, well maintained home was set up perfectly for a group gathering. Although we only had a group of 7, it was spacious enough to comfortably accommodate a large number of people. The kitchen had plenty of room for cooking and allowed several of us to be preparing meals without running into each other. The TV room had a wonderful large sectional that allowed all of us to spread out and enjoy a college football game (Go Frogs!) that we didn't want to miss. We brought a boat for the weekend so having the nice boat dock w/boat lift was a definite plus for us. We especially enjoyed the upper deck of the boat house, where we could relax with a good book and a glass of wine and enjoy the beautiful view of the lake. There are trees shading the large back porch, so you have the option of sun or shade. The neighborhood was quiet, we even met a couple of nice neighbors. One evening, we took a walk around the neighborhood and happened upon a small park across the street that had a 9 hole putt-putt golf course!! I really can't say enough about this place and I would highly recommend it!! We are already talking about re-booking this home for our annual trip next year, if not sooner!!!

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much, Tina, for your wonderful review! We want all of our guests to feel right at home and enjoy this beautiful oasis on the lake!
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  • 5 of 5

When we arrived everything was super clean and a well taken care of home. Views were beautiful! Immediate response if I had any questions! Would highly recommend! Would definitely book again!

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Jordan! Im glad you guys could relax and enjoy watching some games before you get back to coaching them! Best of luck on a successful season! We look forward to your return!
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Christmas Family Gateway

  • 5 of 5

We rent this lake view property to have the perfect Family Gateway , This rental property is awesome! Perfect location, beautiful back deck & very very clean!! This was our first time renting on Mabank,Tx. We will definitely be back.

We had a great time. Felt very welcomed, and relaxed! We will definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Carlos! We aim to please and will be happy to welcome you all back again soon!
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Great house, perfect place for vacation

  • 5 of 5

This is very cozy and comfortable house with great lake view!

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We were so glad to have you back and look forward to hosting you and yours again soon. You still have time to book before this great special ends!
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Perfect Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We needed a place to get away from everything, but we did not want to drive very far. This home was perfect! It is less than 2 hours from Dallas, easy to find (thanks to Kathryn's directions), and we were able to kick back and relax. We thoroughly enjoyed our morning walks around the neighborhood, catching the sunsets from the dock, and taking advantage of all the amenities the home offered. We ventured out just once to the local winery for lunch (highly recommend the trout); otherwise, we stayed on this property. We returned home relaxed and rejuvinated!

  • Submitted: Nov 21, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Janice! We are so happy that you enjoyed our home and got the R&R you needed! I love Tara Winery and their beautiful country side location! I also love how close we are to Dallas and yet somehow, a million miles away!
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Clean, beautiful and peaceful with plenty of room!

  • 5 of 5

We had a group of 10 ladies who stayed at this property and we couldn't have been more pleased! The house was wonderful with plenty of room. Lots of great amenities included at the house. We even had a spectacular fireworks show on Saturday that we watched from the upper deck on the boat dock! Property was clean and neighbors were very friendly. Kathy checked on us to make sure that we had everything that we needed. We took a short trip to Canton on Saturday, but wanted to hurry back to the house to enjoy as much of it as we could! Nobody wanted to leave! Love the eclectic decor of the home and the new furniture. Great rental!

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Sherry, We love our teachers in this family and we're so glad that you ladies had a great time! Our fall special is too good to pass up! Look forward to having y'all back soon...
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Property Manager

Kathy Johnson
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 24, 2018

About Kathy Johnson

We made a lot of great memories here at

Cedar Creek Lake as kids and built our home to continue this wonderful legacy. Now our children and grandchildren are making memories here that will last a lifetime. We invite you to share in the magic!!!!

Why Kathy Johnson chose Mabank

So many fun things to do on the lake! Our home is water front and gives you access to it all!


Directions to Southern Star

On Cedar Creek Lake

Coming from Dallas

Take I-175 East out of Dallas and take the Mabank exit. Turn right on Hwy 198 South and go about 9 miles per your odometer.

You will come to a T in the road at a stop sign.

Go right to continue on 198 south.

Go exactly 1 mile and you will see the Payne Springs Self Storage units on your right.

Turn right just past this onto CR 2531 and go 2.2 miles to a

4-way stop sign.

Turn right at the stop sign and go 0.7 miles where Carolynn

Road and the entrance to Carolynn Estates will be on your left.

Turn left on Carolynn Road and the sixth street on your left will be Lakeview Drive.

Turn left on Lakeview Dr. and our lake house address is 2143 Lakeview Dr. (a tan two story) and will be the 15th house on your left.

Coming from Houston

Take I-45 North out of Houston to Corsicana, and take Hwy 31 East out of Corsicana.

About 25 miles out of Corsicana you will come to the beautiful metropolis (one traffic light) of Malakoff.

Turn left on Hwy 198 North at Malakoff (which is at “the” traffic light) and go 5.1 miles per your odometer. This will take you through Malakoff, Caney City, Log Cabin (don’t blink) and over two lake bridges.

At 5.1 miles (which is just past the second bridge) you’ll see a “Pinnacle Club” sign and a paved road to your left which is CR 2830.

The “Lakeview Deli” is directly opposite CR 2830.

Turn left on CR 2830 and go 1.5 miles to a 4-way stop sign.

Go straight through the stop sign for 0.7 miles and Carolynn Road and the entrance to Carolynn Estates will be on your left.

Turn left on Carolynn Road and the sixth street on your left will be Lakeview Dr.

Turn left and our lake house (2143 Lakeview Dr., tan two story) will be the 15th house on your left.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Pet Fee $35
Damage Deposit $500

Animals over 10 lbs outside or in screened in porch only. Pet owner is responsible for cleaning up after their animal. There is a chain link fence in the back yard along both sides of the property terminating at the sea wall lakeside and plenty of yard and shade for your 4-legged friend!

Manager'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.