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Lake of the Ozarks - Vacation Home

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


About the property

3 Bedroom, 3 bath home + Queen size sofa. Sleeps 8.

Beautiful, 2000 square foot, lakefront home located at the three mile marker on the Big Niangua arm of the lake known for its smooth water, which is great for skiing or tubing. Fishing is good off the dock and in the many near-by coves. Yacht bumpers on side of dock to protect boat when tying up.

Perhaps you'd prefer just relaxing or sunbathing on one of the two decks. Picnic table next to lake & 2 tables on upper deck for eating/playing games. The dock contains a swim platform with ladder and jet ski lift. There is a 'martini' deck that extends over the water which is a great place to sunbathe. There are benches around the deck and a picnic table plus lawn chairs. Additional lawn chairs and tables with an umbrella are for your use on the deck that wraps aropund two sides of the house.

Large great room with dining area at one end and a fireplace at the other. Kitchen with lots of built-ins and appliances. All utensils, bedding and linens are furnished.

For the convenience of our other guests, we ask that there is NO SMOKING inside the house, and NO pets. Fireworks are NOT permitted as this is a wooded, residential area. My phone number is 785-528-1180.

Keywords: Beautiful Lakeside Home

More Details

Shirley Smulling
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 18, 2018

About Shirley Smulling

My husband and I were looking ahead to retirement in 2004. He was retired and I was planning on it. He loved to golf, and there are lots of courses in the area. He could fish right off the dock.

Shirley Smulling purchased this house in 2004

Why Shirley Smulling chose Camdenton

Bud's sister owned the house next door and our close friends lived 2 doors away. We loved the outdoorsy, peaceful atmosphere. A lot of the yard is shady (I sunburn) but lots of sun, too. The deck on 2 sides of the house is great for eating outdoors.

What makes this house unique

There's a 'martini' deck that extends over the lake with a bench on 3 sides. Good for sun bathing or for a group of friends to sit. Also a picnic table down there, too. Next to the water on the other side of the yard is a 'porch' swing to sit and enjoy the lake breezes, Fantastic view of the lake from the 7 living room windows.


Camdenton House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Fireplace
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Private bath for upstairs guest room.
    Master bedroom's private bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , Large lavatory with mirrors, excellent lighting & storage.
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Next to bedroom #3 on main floor. Full length mirrored doors
  • Washer and dryer behind full length glass doors in bathroom #3.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Sleep Sofa is a new queen size.
  • King size beds (1) Master bedroom is extra large, 22'x 14'. Carpeted. 6 windows, 2 ceiling fans, Bdrm 2: Queen size Beds, Bdrm. 3: Twin Single Beds Cozy bedrooms. Carpeted. Large closets., plus a Queen size Sleep Sofa in living room
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Deck
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
There is a gas grill on the upper deck for your use. Picnic table on the deck down by the lake. Lawn chairs on that deck. Great view across the lake.


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Lake of the Ozarks - Vacation Home
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 24 reviews

Well cared for rental house with a great setting!

  • 5 of 5

We truly enjoyed our stay at this home. It was very clean and well decorated. It had plenty of space for everyone in our group and was well stocked with items that most rentals do not include. The deck was a great place to have your coffee and start your day!

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. I'm happy that you enjoyed your stay. I also enjoy sitting out on the deck. It is so pleasant and relaxing. The view across the lake is beautiful.
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Love this home!

  • 5 of 5

I have been coming to the lake for years and this is my favorite home! 💙

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We enjoy having you come back and hope you'll continue. Shirley Smulling
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Quiet, beautiful lakeview home

  • 5 of 5

This home is exactly what my 5 friends and I were looking for in our vacation at the Ozarks. It is on a quiet area of the lake and has a beautiful view. Close enough to Ha Ha Tonka State Park and the Bridal Cave for some quick excursions but left plenty of time to enjoy floating in the lake. Thank you, Shirley, for opening up your home to us. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and hope to return.

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for writing a review. I am so glad you enjoyed the house and the surroundings. The setting is very peaceful and relaxing, isn't it? We look forward to your coming again. Shirley Smulling
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  • 5 of 5

Love the lake house and area. We suggested this house to a friend we met. Hope they enjoy this get away as much as we do!! Keith-Thomas Families ❤️

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review. We love the view, too, and find it relaxing and peaceful. We look forward to your return. Shirley Smulling
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Great Outdoor Space! Perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

This place was ideal for our group. It was in a great location where we could watch the boats but it wasn't so busy that the water was choppy. The kids had a blast swimming off the dock. Lots of outdoor space to accommodate a group of 8. Close to Camdenton for quick trips for ice cream or groceries. Lots of sleeping space and the house was big enough that it didn't feel like we were stacked on top of each other. Definitely recommend.

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. Our intention is to provide a place where you can just relax and enjoy. Just sit back and watch the water and the clouds float by, the fish jumping , and the ducks, sometimes with their ducklings, swimming by, or jump in the lake for a refreshing swim. Thank you for coming and we hope you will come again. Shirley Smulling
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Miner family

  • 5 of 5

Our family enjoyed our stay at Whispering Oaks very much. The home is charming and spacious and cozy at the same time. We are a family of 6 and the rooms were perfect for all of the us. The home is well stocked and offered more than I expected. It really felt like we were visiting a friends or family members home. Super clean and well cared for, stress-free and comfortable.

I grew up on the lake and know it from end to end . Whether traveling by car or boat -- the home is centrally located and emphasizes the quiet, more useable part of the lake that to me, is much more representative of a true Lake of the Ozarks experience.

This was a last minute arrangement and the owner was very accomodating. She and the new guests were also very gracious and helpful, when I accidentally left some important items behind and had to come back for them!:)

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Hwy. 7
Car: recommended

Ha Ha Tonka State Park within 13 land miles. Can also be reached by boat. Bridal Cave is nearby. Grocery, restaurants, gas stations and convenience stores 3 to 5 minutes away. Hiking trails nearby and bird watching just outside your door.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $95
Damage Deposit $250

A cleaning fee of $95.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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