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Nestled On 8 Private, Wooded Acres On The Shore Of Grand Lake St Marys

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedroom/2 Bath Chalet With Private Beach

Enjoy eight beautiful, undisturbed waterfront acres, complete with woods and plenty of open space. Enjoy the scenery from the front deck or take a stroll to your private beach. The 8 acres is fully furnished and decorated with comfort in mind. It has a large living room with stone fireplace, fully equipped kitchen, including refrigerator, oven and microwave. Your own private beach on Grand Lake St Marys for enjoying the evening by the fire pit or fishing right out your door. Also, you can boat on the 13,500 acre lake and see the privately owned island in the middle of the lake. There are several pubs and eateries around the lake for your dining pleasure. You can grill on the back patio if you want to entertain at home.


Owner
Retta Dircksen
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 24, 2017

About Retta Dircksen

Kenny and Sandi Hole invite you to enjoy The 8 Acres as your own. Kenny and Sandi live in their own lakeside home just a few minutes away in St Marys. They are thrilled to help you share the peace, quiet, and adventure that awaits on the banks of Grand Lake.

Retta Dircksen purchased this chalet in 2009

Why Retta Dircksen chose St Marys

The couple purchased the property in 2009 after learning it was one of the last undeveloped private parcels on Grand Lake St Marys.

What makes this chalet unique

The 8 Acres is a nice location for a weekend couples' getaway for time alone, an energetic family who loves the water or a group of friends just getting away from the hustle and bustle of city life, the 8 Acres is for you!

Amenities

Saint Marys Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet
  • 1 bathroom on the second level and 1 on the main floor
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 3 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single
  • 3 bedrooms, 2 on the second level and 1 on the main floor
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
Max occupancy is 8 persons, 7 in beds and 1 on the couch.

Reviews

Good! 3.8/5 -
(13 traveler reviews)

Nestled On 8 Private, Wooded Acres On The Shore Of Grand Lake St Marys
average rating of 3.7692308 based on 13 reviews
Broken Arrow, OK 74012
4

a great place to stay great home & beautiful scenery

  • 4 of 5

The holiday home is wonderful. The home is beautiful the location is peaceful & tranquil. We truly enjoyed our stay

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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3

Waterfront

  • 3 of 5

The house had great water views and the caretaker Kay was very accommodating and helpful. However we felt we should have been told prior to booking about the water situation. Upon arrival we found out we could not use the water for drinking or cooking. Also the water odor was so strong we did not feel comfortable using it for anything. It was so sad to see this huge body of water so green with algae and other residues.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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3

Relaxing vacation

  • 3 of 5

Overall we had a good time. There were five of us and the house was a good size. Although the house needs a little attention...a thorough cleaning would help. Also, the "manager" lives on the property above the garage about ten feet from the house which is not mentioned anywhere. She has a rather large dog that seems to have free run of the property. My granddaughter runs around barefoot and luckily she didn't step in the dog's messes. It would be nice to mention all this to renters.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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3

comfy, cozy, quiet, and pretty place to relax.

  • 3 of 5

House was super cute, and property was great. We enjoyed sitting on the patio, and watching the water, birds, and animals play. The beach area had some glass, so I was a little nervous about letting my son play over there. We went and got him wading shoes, and her was good to go. The guys enjoyed being able to walk outside and fish any time they wanted.

The smell, taste, and lingering odor from the house water from the washer, and shower were at times stomach turning. We were told that it was in the works of getting placed on city water soon. We bought water for cooking and drinking. Simple fix for those situations, but you still have to shower, and wash your clothes in it. It is actually a rather small inconvenience for the peacefulness of the location. We would go again for a weekend getaway.

The property manager was a great help, and fun to hang out with.

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Beautiful setting

  • 4 of 5

This was a perfect setting for nature lovers. Beautiful view of the lake and the great blue heron that visited the shore line frequently every day. We loved the deck, ate our dinners out there and spent hours sitting and watching the lake. The house was rustic and the kitchen was small ( but adequate) if you plan to cook full meals. When we were there the smell of the water was strong. We bought water for drinking at the grocery so it was not a problem.

  • Submitted: May 26, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lima, ohio
1

We had our wedding out there....

  • 1 of 5

We booked the 8 acres because it was beautiful & they said they welcomed outdoor weddings. A month before our wedding we were notified that the owner decided to expand the deck which caused the yard to get tore up so they had to reseed the grass. There was 1 small patch of grass just big enough for us to put the tent for our wedding & because of the short notice, we weren't able to find another venue in time so we had no choice but to deal with it. It rained all day on our wedding day so, naturally with the straw everywhere & the small patch of grass we had, it became a muddy mess. We didn't mind because the day still turned out great! All our guests were very polite with the property & careful not to tear anything up. When we cleaned up the next day, we made sure the property was back to the same way as when we got there. The day we were cleaning up, the owner creeped by the property slowly 4 different times but, when we called & called it took a few times for them to answer. When they finally answered they said they wouldn't be able to come out & walk the property with us that day, but, our deposit would be mailed to us. When we got back from our honeymoon & saw there was still no deposit we called to see what was going on. The owner said we had left the place completely destroyed & would not get a deposit back & that we are lucky he isn't sending us a bill. Then, while we were trying to ask him what was destroyed, he hung up on us! We had friends wanting to book this place for a getaway who will now not be going there & we will never be recommending this place to anyone. What takes the cake for us is that all we were doing was trying to get answers & he hung up on us! Bad business all the way around.

  • Submitted: May 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Saint Marys Chalet Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$175
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $150

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.
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