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Local Favorite! Spacious Home Perfectly Situated on the lake in Guntersville

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,600 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom, 4 Bathroom Family Lake House with Dock, Basketball, Large Deck & More

What an amazing way to wake up! The gorgeous sunrise and lake scenery from this property is sure to be a highlight of your Lake Guntersville vacation. With 3 spacious bedrooms, 4 bathrooms (including a large, whirlpool tub), generous living and dining spaces, multi-level deck with patio and grilling area, lakeside basketball court, private boat launch, picnic table, and boathouse with swings to enjoy the lake view, Sunrise Retreat is one of the best options available for families, groups, or fishing parties of almost any size.

Spend your time at Lake Guntersville with a leisurely rest on the patio, deck, or upstairs porch overlooking the picturesque background at Sunrise Retreat. Or, if action and adventure is your choice, this place is perfect for fishing, boating, wakeboarding, or skiing on some of the lake's premium water. Whether visiting Guntersville for relaxation or recreation, Sunrise Retreat is only minutes away from anything that Guntersville has to offer including unique shopping and dining attractions, pleasant walking and bicycling trails, parks, playgrounds, the Lake Guntersville State Park Lodge, numerous golf courses, the cultural district of downtown Guntersville, churches, and more.

Be sure to bring your fishing gear as this area of the lake is known for large bass and plenty of bream that can easily be caught from the boathouse pier or shoreline. Bringing a boat or jet ski? Feel free to use the private boat launch attached to this property, and dock your boat at the pier. Want to rent a boat for a day or more? Just let us know; we have a very nice pontoon that rides up to 14 people for rent. Our prices are lower than the marina, and the convenience can’t be beat! This is a separate rental from the house so contact us, and we will work it out for you!

The house sleeps 12+ with options for additional sleeping on a pullout sofa. The downstairs, master bedroom features a king bed and large bathroom with a double vanity and spacious shower. Another downstairs bathroom, just off the master, offers a relaxing whirlpool tub. One upstairs bedroom has a queen bed as well as a double bed with a twin bunk. The second upstairs bedroom sleeps four with two queen beds. Also, a twin bed is located on the heated/cooled upstairs porch.

More Details

Property Manager
Christian Barrett Gibson
Member since: 2016
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 21, 2018

About Christian Barrett Gibson

As the granddaughter of the original owners, I manage the property for the family. After graduating from Auburn University, I returned to Guntersville and currently reside only minutes from the home that we now rent through VRBO. I spent much of my childhood swimming and skiing in Lake Guntersville and am happy to help you experience the lake from a local perspective.

Why Christian Barrett Gibson chose Guntersville

This family-owned property has been the perfect home for generations of lake lovers. Many Guntersville residents have spent time boating, playing basketball, swimming, picnicking, kayaking, and enjoying the lake life with the family that owns and operates this property. The town of Guntersville provides a unique combination of relaxation and small-town life along with modern comfort and convenience; it is truly one of America's gems and has been nationally recognized as such by multiple magazines and organizations.


Guntersville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2600 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:30 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Master - toilet , shower , Double Vanity
    Downstairs off Master - toilet , jetted tub
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Master - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 double , 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , The bunk bed has a double bottom and a twin top
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


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Local Favorite! Spacious Home Perfectly Situated on the lake in Guntersville
average rating of 4.862069 based on 29 reviews

House was very nice lots of room for everyone enjoyed catching fish right off dock at boat house

  • 4 of 5

Very clean wonderful view of lake

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
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Beautiful house with lots of room

  • 4 of 5

The house was perfect for us, with or two daughters and their families. Three large bedrooms and plenty of bathrooms, linens and towels provided. Large family and dining room. Laundry room was available, don’t forget to bring detergent if you intend to do a bunch of loads. Kitchen was nice with lots of silverware and utensils but not much in the way of cooking pans. Dishwasher worked fine but again bring extra soap. Also if you have a large group bring extra garbage bags. Rear patio was big as well with a gas powered grill that worked great. Nice large flat back yard that went right up to the water. Had a covered dock which was great for swimming, floating and fishing. One note, as expected, the lake floor is mud so swim shoes are recommended. Dock had a two slot boat house but that was closed off.

The only issue we had was tiny black sugar ants. We battled them in the kitchen and dining room for most of the trip.

All in all we had an outstanding time and will rent the house again the next time we have a family get together.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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shelby county, al

great location

  • 5 of 5

extra clean level lot lots of shade

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
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Walnut, Mississippi

Nice And clean House.

  • 5 of 5

Great location !!

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
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Property was awesome, will stay there again, lots of room

  • 5 of 5

House was great with great view of lake and easy access to lake, owners were awesome to work with. Thanks for letting us rent it

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
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Lexington, Ky


  • 4 of 5

Enjoyed the house. Loved the back deck--just sitting back was great. Even though it is close to the city you couldn't really tell because it was quiet. Nice size rooms.

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
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Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
The Liquid Cellar
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Lake Guntersville State Park Eagle's Nest Golf
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Toke Thai

Lake Guntersville is one of Alabama's premium vacation towns. With numerous local attractions, downtown shopping, and a small town, friendly atmosphere, it is the perfect place to experience lake living. This particular home is located on one of the most peaceful and scenic areas of Lake Guntersville while still being centrally located and connected.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Refundable Damage Deposit $300

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.

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