Imagine drinking your cup of coffee in the crisp morning air with an amazing view of the sun bouncing off the calm lake water in all directions. Any season at Lake of the Ozarks is an amazing time to visit and this cottage will give you the perfect experience. Whether you're here to play on the water, shop, fish, visit wineries or just get away from it all - this is where you'll want to unwind at the end of the day.
WHY WE FELL IN LOVE
You will love this Lake of the Ozarks cottage. We purchased this lake house property in January of 2006 after searching for a year for the perfect lake house rental and we've been renting ever since. This cottage is perfect for vacationers because that's exactly what we had in mind during our search for a cottage rental.
The single-level deck overlooking Lick Branch Cove on Lake of the Ozarks is approximately 600 square feet. The view is awesome since the cottage is located just inside a smaller cove for calm water fishing with a great lake view of the very large Lick Branch Cove. There is ample parking for as many as four cars right next to the lake house.
If you are familiar with the Lake of the Ozarks area, you know how hilly it is. This lake house rental allows for very easy access from your car. The front door is just a couple feet away and there is parking area available for 4 cars! In addition to that, getting to the lake or dock from the cottage is also no problem. There are only a few steps down to the lake where there is a floating single well covered dock. (WE CAN'T STRESS ENOUGH HOW IMPORTANT IT IS TO FIND A LAKE HOUSE WITH A FAIRLY LEVEL LOT HERE IN THE OZARKS!) The dock has a swim platform with a ladder and will fit a 30 foot boat.
LAKE HOUSE DETAILS AND AMENITIES
This rental easily has enough room for two average-size families with 1500 square feet of living space. It boasts a large kitchen that is well equipped with utensils, pots, pans, coffee maker, etc along with all the appliances you will need for your vacation including a dishwasher. There is also a full-size stackable washer and dryer for your convenience.
The lake house rental has four TVs with cable service along with a DVD player. The living room has the large 36' TV with a DVD, CD player, Receiver and four tower speakers. There is also a hook-up for your IPOD or MP3 player.
The living area is off the kitchen and the kitchen/ dining area is on the first level. It is a very large area with plenty of comfortable seating. I'll say it again, we chose this lake house for its vacationer-friendly attributes.
Bedroom 1: First floor bedroom has a QUEEN size bed along with a 19' TV/DVR.
Bedroom 2: Second floor bedroom which has two full size beds and a TV.
Bedroom 3: Second floor bedroom with a full-size bed and futon.
Bedroom 4: Second floor bedroom with QUEEN size bed and has a door out to a balcony
over-looking the beautiful lake. This room also has a TV/DVR.
Lake of the Ozarks is a very popular tourist area with plenty of shopping within a 20 minute drive. There is a very large mall in Osage Beach with 110 factory outlet type stores. Osage Beach also has plenty of restaurants including popular chain restaurants such as Applebee's, Outback Steak House, Panera Bread, Chili's, and Bandana's among others... But, be sure to check out the local restaurants that offer some very good food as well as breathtaking views. Michael's Steak Chalet is one of our favorites. Great food and even better view of the main channel of the lake from high on a bluff.
You'll find many restaurant/bars along the lakeshore by boat too. There are also places nearby that have boat rentals and personal watercraft rentals. You'll find many go-cart tracks and other activities for the family including the historic Bagnell Dam area.
If you are interested in renting a boat: Contact Adventure Boat Rentals. Adventure boat rentals is about 5 minutes by car and 1 minute by water. Another boat rental company is Iguana and it is even closer to the cottage. About two minutes away by boat of car. There are many other boat rental companies in the area so if you need more information just ask!
THIS LAKE HOUSE WILL NOT BE RENTED TO GROUPS UNDER THE AGE OF 25. (SUCH AS BACHELOR / BACHELORETTE PARTIES, SENIOR TRIPS ETC.) If we do agree to rent to a group under 25 years of age, we will require a larger damage deposit.
Please note: In the event of cancellation the half-rent payment(described below) to reserve the cottage for a specific time period is not refundable unless we are able to rent the cancelled time period to someone else. The second-half rent payment that is due two weeks prior to the scheduled vacation time period is not refundable. The damage deposit will be returned immediately upon cancellation.
Please note: these rates exclude taxes and fees and may vary depending on the length of your stay. Rates are also subject to change at the [owner/manager]’s discretion.
Cleaning fee | $75 per stay
Damage Deposit | $500 per stay
Additional notes from the owner
•High Peak Rental Season: June 15 through Aug 16 .. 1 week rentals only at $1,500/week.•3 Night Stays Welcome in regular peak season (May - June 14 & Aug 17 - Sept 30) at the rate of $200.00 per night.•Off Peak Rental Season: Oct through April ..... $130/night .. $780/week. $75 Cleaning Fee.•Refundable $500 Damage Deposit Required 2 Weeks Prior to Arrival.•Half Of The Rent to be Paid When Reservation for Lake House Rental Is Made.•The Balance of the Rent, Damage Deposit, Cleaning Fee due 2 Weeks Before Arrival.•We accept PAYPAL. (Please add 3% to cover transaction cost.) Must be 25!•$130-$200/nt - $780-$1,500/wk
Left on 01/31/2014 for a stay in September 2013 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Jan 31, 2014Stayed Sep 2013
We stay here every year with a group of friends. It has everything we need to cook, grill, and just relax. And you can't beat the deck on this house! We wake up early and sip coffee while looking out over the cove and finish the day grilling and hanging out. Perfect place at a great price.
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