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Beautiful Calm Water Lakefront Home, Flat Lot & Large Private 2 Slip Boat Dock!!"""

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 3 Full Baths, (Sleeps 14)

“Lake Shore Lodge” the perfect lake retreat! Beautiful fully furnished lakefront home meticulously maintained, decorated in a Colorado lodge decor with breathtaking lake views from any room. Private dock with a large swim and sun deck, complete with two covered boat slips( 10' x 25 & 12' x 36'). Located where you won’t fight rough water created by big boats. Enjoy a safe, children friendly destination with a large flat grassy yard, calm water, with easy access to the lake. All the right amenities for a stress free vacation. Other accomodations apply, please call for details.

This Beautiful Lakefront Home Features: Main Level: Entering this quality built home you’ll be impressed with the 25-foot ceilings, lots of glass and a magnificent water view. Wall to wall tile floors with this open floor plan makes the home perfect for entertaining. The fully furnished gourmet kitchen, granite counter tops, hardwood maple cabinetry comes complete with appliances, pots/pans, eating utensils, linens, and a serving and dining bar with seating for 2. Adjacent to the kitchen is a dining area with a full size table that seats 6, a high top table with seating for 4, and just outside on the patio is additional table with seating for 6. After dinner get comfortable around the large stone wood-burning fireplace and enjoy the Colorado lodge decor. Use the queen sofa sleeper for sleeping additional guests. Also located on this level is satellite TV, a large utility room with full size washer and dryer, full bathroom with shower, and attached two-car garage.

Two sets of sliding glass doors will allow access to the large outside patio. Take a easy stair less walk to the dock and enjoy the level grass yard perfect for playing games with easy access to the lake.

Upper Level: Spacious Master Suite has queen-size bed, private full bathroom with shower, large walk-in closet, satellite TV, sliding glass door that opens on to a deck, perfect for coffee an an early morning sunrise over the lake. Bedroom #2 and #3 are private bedrooms with queen beds, shared bath, large double windows with great views, Room #3 also has satellite TV, ceiling fans, furniture and closets. Bedroom #4 large private room located above double garage complete with two, double bunk-beds with twin beds above, large double windows, large coffee table, closet, ceiling fan, satellite TV, VCR, DVD, and CD player. All beds and bathrooms are complete with linens and bath towels.

Outdoor Features: Outside Patio: Take a break from the sun, perfect for evening entertaining in the shade. Enjoy a large patio complete with bar patio table and six chairs, a propane Weber BBQ grill. Knock off the evening chill sitting around the wood burning fire pit stocked with plenty of firewood for hours of fun with hot dogs, marshmallows, smores and fireside stories!

Large Private Dock: Take an easy stair less walk to the private dock with a large swim/deck and swim ladder to help you get in and out of the water. After swimming grab cold drink from refrigerator or cool off using the fresh water shower. Half of the deck is covered for shade, complete with 2 table's and seating for eight, perfect for eating and playing games. Two covered boat slips 10 ft. x 25 ft. and 12 ft. x 36 ft are available for your boats or rental boats. Don't forget the fishing its great!

More Details

Derek Thomason
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 17, 2018

About Derek Thomason

My wife and I purchased this rental home in Oct of 2014 from some great friends of ours that had previously had this home on VRBO for the past 11 years with all 5 star excellent reviews and most customers returning yearly. We've have taken great pride in this home and treat it like our own from the updated furnishings to the condition of the property and how its maintained. You wont find a better home all around for the money anywhere at Lake of the Ozarks!

Derek Thomason purchased this house in 2014

Why Derek Thomason chose Gravois Mills

QUIET & SECLUDED. A beautiful home, located right on the water's edge, five miles east of Laurie, MO, in the Village of Gentle Slopes, an upscale single family private community. Watch the many deer run, the eagles fly, or relax fishing or swimming. Enjoy nature at it's best without losing access to the conveniences of your everyday lifestyle. Within five miles there is an abundance to do, ranging from golf & movie theaters to your everday needs like, grocery stores & restaurants. If shopping is your passion, there is a huge Outlet mall only 20 minutes away. Go-Karts and Big Surf Water Park are also an excellent idea for a day outing with the kids.

CALM WATER. Truly one of the very few locations at the Lake of the Ozarks where you won't fight the rough water created by lots of big boats! Fish or swim from the dock without danger. This home is located on a very large cove where you won't need a large boat to feel safe doing all your water activities.

LEVEL GRASSY YARD. NO stairs to get to the lake! Perfect for playing games with easy access to the lake. Entering the water from the shoreline the water depth is very gradual as you move away from the shore, perfect for wading or a water volleyball game.

What makes this house unique

Private neighborhood & friendly nieghbors with all paved access roads and a dead end steet for children to play, ride bicyles, skateboard, etc.


Gravois Mills House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Resort
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • #1 Lake View Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Sliding glass door to private balcony & large walkin closet
    # 2 Lake View Bedroom - 1 queen , Two Large Windows Over Looking Lake & Closet
    # 3 Bedroom - 1 queen , Two large windows lots of light and great view.
    #4 15ft x 40ft, Dorm, Entertainment Room, Perfect for Kids! - 2 double , 2 twin/ single , Two double beds with twins above, two recliners, TV, & table
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • 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
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


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Beautiful Calm Water Lakefront Home, Flat Lot & Large Private 2 Slip Boat Dock!!
average rating of 4.9836063 based on 61 reviews
Saint Louis

Third YEAR

  • 5 of 5

Third year to stay at this property on a sister trip. Great time and great memories. The house has everything you could possibly need and more. Derek is a great host and always available.

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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st louis

Beautiful property,quite subdivision.

  • 5 of 5

Would have liked bigger beds but other than that the property was really nice

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Great stay, beautiful house!!

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Ontario, Canada

Lovely, quiet, large home on the lake

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I enjoyed a relaxing stay here the first week of January.

The house lives up to it's name as it has a 'lodge' feel to it, large yet comfortable. It was even more spacious and lovely than it appears in the photos.

Some observations:

- House is clean and in good condition.

- Three full bathrooms, all with showers and plenty of towels (bath, hand and face towels). The showers and toilets were clean.

- The master bedroom ensuite has a huge, walk-in closet.

- Good forced-air heating system. It was cold the week we were there, but we could turn the heat down when we were out, knowing the house would heat up quickly on our return.

- The large garage made for easy access into the house - with luggage, groceries, etc.

- Coasters everywhere, to avoid getting glass/water marks on the furniture.

- Cable TV and telephone. This is. not something I would expect for a vacation rental; it was a nice surprise.

- Numerous closets providing plenty of storage space.

- Fast, reliable Internet service.

- Water softener (we have one at home, so really appreciate having soft water on vacation).

- Large laundry room with full-size washer and dryer.

- Quiet roads to take a walk, with lovely views around.

- Very close to town, only 10 minutes to Laurie.

Derek is very responsive via email or telephone.

Overall, a wonderful stay at "Lake Shore Lodge", and hope to return for a future visit.

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed! Love all the windows! Fire pit was great especially this time of year. Fun times having my family together for my 60th!

  • Submitted: Dec 21, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Grain Valley, Missouri


  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for a small business work function. This place is beautiful and Derek has everything a person could need. My staff and I enjoyed it so much that we are hoping to go back and stay at the same place next year.

  • Submitted: Dec 6, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
164 Miles
MCI Kansas City international Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Rocky Top bar & grill & several close by water!
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Indian Rock Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Hwy O
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
JJ's at the Copper Pot & lots of choices by water!
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Several state parks w beaches or Coconuts Resort
Car: necessary

By land, the home is located five miles east of Laurie, Missouri on State Road 'O', then one mile north on Towering Oak road, to the entrance of 'The Village of Gentle Slopes'. By water, the home is located in Millcreek Cove, which is located on the 4 1/2 mile marker of the Gravois arm.

Other Activities: excellent shopping, all water sports, go karting, miniature golf


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Reduced Cleaning Fee $125
Tax Rate 8.72%

Reduced Cleaning Fee & NO DOCK FEE!

Call for REDUCED RATES on last minute bookings or off season extended rates.

Reservations please call me (Derek Thomason) @ 660-287-1100. I'd be more than happy to assist your needs or accomodations.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund