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Lake view Log Cabin on a ridge. Sleeps 8!

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,500 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 1 Sofa Sleeper. 1.5 Bath, equipped Kitchen, 2 dining room tables

Enjoy our log cabin home away from the hustle and bustle of city life! Early in the morning, sit on the deck with a cup of hot coffee and enjoy the spectacular view of Pomme de Terre Lake, while listening to the birds singing! Watch the early anglers passing by in their boats to their favorite water hole or watch the water skiers right from the deck.

Relax in the evening by the fire pit, while roasting marshmallows!

Thinking of finesse fishing or spin casting? Setting the hook is free and you might catch a 14"+ large mouth or small mouth bass or 18" walleye! A muskie angler? We'll put you in touch with our friend, Earle Hammond of Pomme de Terre Muskie Guide who will take you trolling on his pontoon boat.

Family time is great when going for a drive to check out the nearby state park and swimming areas by the lake! Don't forget to bring your life jackets! Visit the Corp of Engineers Museum by Pomme de Terre Dam or dine at the marina restaurant!

Take a drive through Tunas and head toward Lead Mine! Drive slow for the Mennonites are on their buggies or bikes! Stop at the Mennonites bakery or store for a sandwich and groceries. Visit Lead Mine for hand-made quilts and farmers market vegetables along the road!

Return to the log cabin for a crock pot dinner or grill a dinner! Relax playing a table game, snuggle with a good read or sit on the deck or fire pit with some home-made ice cream, while enjoying the serenity of the evening in the company of your family and friends!

Well-equipped kitchen that includes popcorn air popper, electric ice cream machine, and waffle maker, too!

Living room opens to dining and kitchen area

Board games, Reads: Take One - Leave One,

Fireplace: gas

New Fire Pit area!

Nature park w/children's swings, just a skip-and-a-hop from cabin.

Ample parking on premises

Public boat docks & picnic grounds

Earl's Muskie Guide Service: Contact owners for information

More Details

Shelby & Olga Kilmer
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 17, 2018

About Shelby & Olga Kilmer

Hello! We are Shelby and Olga Kilmer! Our life is an adventure because we love to travel! We visit family and good friends that live in the U.S. and Mexico! We've been to Canada, Italy, and on the Danube River to see Germany, Austria, & Budapest! We are avid anglers and that is one of the many reasons for having our log cabin at Pomme de Terre!

Shelby is from Kansas and is a Math professor. I am from Texas and a Spanish interpreter/instructor. We're bilingual in Spanish and English! We have twin adult sons. Rich and, Liz, our beautiful daughter-in-law, both university graduates. They enjoy family sports with our two adorable grandchildren, Karina, who has been a dancer since age 3 and now is learning the cello. Nicky, who continues learning to play the violin. Our other adult son, Chris, is an undergrad majoring in physics. My mom, Delia, 92, loves to travel with us! We live in Springfield and enjoy scenic drives through Mark Twain Forest, spot faults, camping and fishing, too! Nothing is more enjoyable for us than to get to know people from other walks of life, to learn about their culture, traditions and languages!

Shelby & Olga Kilmer purchased this cabin in 2000

Why Shelby & Olga Kilmer chose Urbana

We have been looking for "the place" to stay because we enjoy fishing for bass, walleye, and muskie! We selected this area because it is not a very busy lake by our standards. There is a small Nature Conservation Park not far and to the south is the cabin! We like the quietness of the area and also our neighbors! We enjoy the scenic drives to Lead Mind and Tunas and getting acquainted with others in the area, especially the gentle Mennonites, whom Shelby is a distant kin. We see deer, raccoon, armadillos, possums, turtles, cows and camel! Yes, camel!

In all, we enjoy our log cabin home a great deal, especially sitting on the deck with our cups of steaming hot coffee while soaking in the view of the lake or by the fire pit enjoying the evening as we roast marshmallows! We hope you will also enjoy your stay in our home! Nuestro Hogar es Su Hogar! Our Home Is Your Home!

What makes this cabin unique

We were taken away by the fantastic view from the deck of this log cabin! We enjoy sitting on the deck during the day and evening and really appreciate the quietness and serenity of our log cabin's location!


Urbana Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , pedestal sink
    Bathroom 1 - combination tub/shower
  • New! Half bath: pedestal sink & toilet. Along with the already very spacious bathroom with cathedral ceiling & skylight that provide lots of natural light! Towels, Shower/tub combination w/hotel-style white shower curtain, tub mat, pedestal sink, wall mirror w/light fixture, additional mounted large wall mirror w/light fixture for extra light, lots of towel hooks, high commode seat, hair dryer, liquid hand soap, and the essential toilet paper rolls.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Sofa Sleeper
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Two twin beds (not bunk beds)
  • Master & Guest #1: King beds & ceiling fans. Guest #2 two twin beds, not bunk. Sofa Sleeper full size.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Picnic table in breezeway. Marina to rent water skis and a boat at Nemo Marina. 15 min away. Amish/Mennonites store towards Tuna and Lead Mine.


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Lake view Log Cabin on a ridge. Sleeps 8!
average rating of 4.821429 based on 28 reviews


  • 5 of 5

The view is amazing!! Loved sitting on the porch and looking out at the lake!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Yes! The view is absolutely beautiful! So, relaxing and soothing to the eyes! Thank you for staying in our log cabin! We hope to have you return again!
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A wonderful weekend

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful weekend at this cabin. It is so spacious and has everything that you would want or need. But the best part was the huge patio where you could watch the birds and enjoy looking over the water . It was so peaceful and enjoyable

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We look forward to your return! Thank you!
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Great cabin to get away!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay at this cabin on the lake! We stayed with 3 kids - ages 7, 5, and 10 months. The cabin was very clean and well equipped for us. We enjoyed the views and the space. We went to nearby beaches, rented a canoe, and enjoyed visiting Lead Mine.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peaceful with an amazing view!

  • 5 of 5

Everything was just as described by the owners. We loved setting on the deck enjoying the view, it was so calm and peaceful. Thank you for opening your home!

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The cabin was very spacious and well kept. The view was beautiful!

  • 4 of 5

Loved the area the cabin was in. I just wish there was access to the water from the back porch but it was very easy getting to places to layout, swim, kayak and canoe!

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely beautiful cabin with a perfect view.

  • 5 of 5

The cabin is something to behold. And the view is outstanding. It was the highlight of our weekend.

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We try our best to make our home as comfortable as possible! Thank you!
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Car: necessary

Wheatland Lucas Oil Speedway

July Wheatland Lucas Off-Track Race

Groceries: Carson's Corner and in Lead Mine & Buffalo, MO

Medical Services: Bolivar, Buffalo, and Hermitage, MO


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $95
Property Damage Insurance $59

Please call 5 days before arrival for Key Code. Use only the deadbolt to unlock/lock. Return key to key box, when leaving the cabin to venture out and when departing. A $15.00 charge will be deducted from the property damage deposit if key is lost.
Read all the details and instructions to reach the area in hospitality section.
Cell phone reception is very low in this area.

Reservation cancellation requires a 30 days notice.
Nightly rate subject to change without notice.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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