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Luxury cabin offers tranquility & awesome lake views!

Linda

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People12
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Calendar last updated:
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Luxury cabin offers tranquility & awesome lake views!

People12
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday cabin in Nebraska - Spencer Hill

Luxury Quiet Retreat Near Lake Wanahoo

This luxury cabin is located on Spencer Hill, a secluded treed acreage conveniently located just 30 minutes from Omaha or Lincoln and footsteps away from Lake Wanahoo. This splendid retreat is ideal for couples, families, business or social gatherings or anyone wanting to get away from the hectic pace of life.

The cabin features a 2400 sq. ft. open floor plan decorated with modern/rustic furnishings, knotty pine cathedral ceilings, reclaimed antique barn wood flooring and granite countertops. The 3 bedrooms/3 baths are appointed with luxury linens. The 4+ acre property is 600 ft. from Lake Wanahoo which offers biking, hiking, kayaking, fishing and is a bird watcher's paradise!

The cabin is situated on 4.5 beautifully landscaped acres with complete privacy. Many large windows offer awesome views of Lake Wanahoo. The only noise is that of Mother Nature and an occasional crowing rooster. A tepee that sleeps 4 is available at an additional charge for the adventurous in your group.

Guests will have full access to the cabin which includes 3 levels:

Main floor has a fully equipped kitchen, a great room with dining capacity for 10-20 and amazing views of the lake, a gas fireplace, a master bedroom with a queen size log bed. The deck is accessible from the great room and master bedroom and is equipped with a Weber stainless steel gas grill and has dining capacity for 6-10.

The cozy loft features knotty pine ceilings and is furnished with a king size bed. The loft has a full bath, 2 built-in bunks (1 is child size), a small deck for enjoying your morning coffee and a small hideout for the kids.

The lower level has more large windows with views of the lake, a bedroom with 2 sets of bunk beds, a full bath and a flat screen television with a DVD player and DIRECTV. There is also a full size sofa sleeper for extra guests. The walkout is to a patio equipped with a Weber charcoal grill and has dining capacity for 6. There is a fire pit adjacent to the patio with firewood and skewers for roasting marshmallows provided.

Music is available through a Blutooth supported Harman Kardon stereo receiver and can be heard throughout the cabin and outdoors via built in speakers. An Apple Nano loaded with various playlists is available for your use.

The quiet town of Wahoo is located 1 mile south and offers many conveniences from fast food to restaurants, banks, a bakery and two grocery stores. The town also has an 18-hole golf course, a large park and swimming pool and is the site of the Saunders County Fair. Omaha's world class Henry Doorly Zoo, the College World Series and the annual Berkshire Hathaway meeting are an hour's drive away. The Wahoo Municipal Airport is also located just 1 mile east.

We are sorry but due to allergy issues we cannot accommodate pets. We also do not permit smoking or excessive drinking on the premises at any time.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Linda (Owner)
Member since: 2013
Call Owner
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Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
26 May, 2015

About Linda

Over 30 years ago Spencer Dorothy and his son, Rick, purchased a 4-acre hill of dirt as a borrow site for their excavating business. Never did they dream that the State of Nebraska would later dam up Sand Creek for flood control and create beautiful Lake Wanahoo, a 662-acre lake, only 600 feet from their property! We hope that developing this land and sharing it with you is something that honors Spencer’s life. Spencer passed away on November 23, 1997, one year before the concept of Lake Wanahoo was born. Owners, Rick & Linda Dorothy

Linda purchased this cabin in 2012

Why Linda chose Nebraska

This wonderful parcel of land has been in the family for over 30 years. When the state of Nebraska decided to build the dam for Lake Wanahoo, we began developing the land as a special place for families and other groups to enjoy each other and nature.

What makes this cabin unique

The views of the lake are what prompted the building of this first cabin on Spencer Hill. Wanting a special rustic feeling, we chose various woods for the finishing. The decks are perfect for birdwatching and provide a private, quiet relaxing place to reflect with God and view nature.

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Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
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Reviews

5
based on 31 holidaymaker reviews

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Luxury cabin offers tranquility & awesome lake views!
average rating of 5.0 based on 31 reviews
5

26th Birthday Celebration combined with family trip to the zoo for 2.5 yr old

  • 5 of 5

Where do I even begin? Spencer Hill is a little slice of paradise. Yes, we were wondering if we had picked a place too far from Omaha and the zoo, but absolutley NO, we did not..It was actually hard to leave the house and go anywhere other than right there and enjoy all Spencer Hill has to offer! Not one aspect of you stay is overlooked, the owners have thought of everything one would need. All you have to bring are clothes and food. The array of games is amazing (both indoor and outdoor). The home is stunning, the acreage is perfect size, the lake view is awesome and the little town of Wahoo, NE is only 2 miles or less away if you feel the need to not cook in the tremendous kitchen. The firepit was utilized as much as possible by us as it did get chilly all three nights. We did force ourselves to leave one entire day to take Greyson to the zoo, but what a pleasure it was to come back "Home" to rest our exhausted feet and prepare a great Birthday dinner for my son-in-law. I hadn't been back to my home long enough to unpack before I was mentally trying to figure out when and how to afford to go back. I am an ex-"innkeeper" from Eureka Springs, AR; so I am 100% aware of the work involved in keeping a place up when it is rented out to travelers and I commend Linda on how spotless Spencer Hill is kept up. It's hard work! BUT... what a perfect place to stay.. I can't wait to go back.

PS.. in the great informational notebook provided, Linda suggests places to eat and shop.. she knows what she is talking about on those cute little shops that are actually pretty near Spencer Hill. Thx again Linda and Rick.

  • Review Submitted: May 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

Relaxing evenings from 2 action packed days of Berkshire

  • 5 of 5

Great place with everything in place. All you have to do is show up. We utilized everything at the cabin and enjoyed. We did not spend anytime on the lake as we were there for business.

  • Review Submitted: May 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Tom, Thanks for your feedback. We're glad you were able to escape the chaos and enjoy some quiet time in the country! We hope you'll look us up again if you are back next year. Thank you, Rick & Linda
5

Perfect luxury cabin for my wedding weekend!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved every minute of our stay at Spencer Hill! Everything about the cabin is just gorgeous and the views are amazing! It was the perfect place to have all of the girls in the wedding party stay the night and get ready the next day! It made for wonderful pictures on our wedding day and I couldn't be happier! The couple that own it are so sweet and went above and beyond to make our stay one to remember! I would highly recommend this luxury cabin to everyone! You won't be disappointed!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 19, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Holly, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with others. It was entirely our pleasure to help create a memorable stay for Tiffany's wedding weekend. We appreciate your kind comments and hope you will come back again and experience the quiet side of Spencer Hill. :-) Kind regards, Rick & Linda
Nebraska
5

Cabin Family Weekend

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I celebrated our 30th anniversary with our adult kids and 2 grand kids with family cabin weekend. There was a lot of thought and planning that went into this "cabin", the amenities and well stocked kitchen. As our 3 year old granddaughter said as she was seeing all the rooms for the first time..."whoa", was priceless! The dining room table is a great spot and size for dining, plus playing cards and games. We watched the NE football game downstairs, while some of us played games on the table downstairs. I took our baby gate for the door to the steps for the 10 month old, and worked great to keep her from her own adventure up or down the steps. This "cabin" is not the primitive cabin in the woods, it is a home, warm and inviting for all to enjoy! Would definitely consider this rental again.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 28, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Janet, We love hearing how families enjoy time at Spencer Hill playing games and making memories, as this is exactly why we built the 'cabin'! :-) We hope you will find many more memory making activities when you come back in July for the wedding, as late night stories in the tepee and the summer night skies are amazing! Happy holidays to you and your family, Rick & Linda
5

Fabulous Weekend!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our sister's weekend at Spencer Hill! The accommodations were perfect for the 9 of us. With 3 bathrooms, plenty of space, an awesome kitchen and fireplace room we were able to totally relax. Of course, the beautiful snow falling outside helped add to the picturesque views from every room. We brought our own meals to cook and really had everything we needed provided at the house. Thanks, Linda, for all of your guidance and for the awesome music on your iPod! We highly recommend!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 21, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kelly, What a fun way to spend quality time and make memories with your mom and sisters! We are happy to hear you had a good time and that everything met your expectations. We look forward to having you back again during the warmer months! Regards, Rick & Linda
Denver, CO
5

One of the best places I have ever stayed!!

  • 5 of 5

We found the Spencer Hill Cabin on the home away site. We wanted a central location that our 10 person family could get together for the weekend. The cabin absolutely exceeded our expectations! The pictures don’t even do it justice! It is such a beautiful place that is cozy and clean! So many wonderful features like the Bluetooth radio, fireplace, and indoor and outdoor supplies. Hands down I would recommend this place to anyone! We will definitely be back!!!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 13, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Amanda, We are happy to know that your family enjoyed their stay at Spencer Hill and appreciate your kind remarks. We continue to be surprised by the number of families that stay at Spencer Hill because of the central location. We look forward to having you back again! Warm regards, Rick & Linda

Location

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Omaha Eppley Airfield
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Wahoo Country Club
Car: necessary

The luxury cabin is located on Spencer Hill, a secluded treed acreage conveniently located just 30 minutes from Omaha or Lincoln and footsteps away from beautiful Lake Wanahoo. It is the perfect destination for those wanting a retreat from the hectic pace of life. We are 1 hour's drive west of downtown Omaha where the College World Series is played.

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Prices & Availability

From $414 Nightly

Prices for this holiday cabin in Nebraska, USA

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High Season
1 May 2015 - 31 Aug 2015
3 night minimum stay
$1,393
for 3 nights
From
$414
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$979
for 2 nights
From
$414
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning $150.00
Refundable Damage Deposit $500.00
Tax Rate 10.5%
Notes Please contact us to inquire about our holiday rates.

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Nebraska, USA

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Loft bathroom is rustic with knotty pine ceiling.
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Lower level bathroom has granite countertops.
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Main floor bathroom is adjacent to master bedroom.
  • A bathroom is located on each of the 3 levels.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , This has an adjoining deck & awesome views of the sunrise!
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , 1 Child Bed , Loft has 1 king bed and 2 built in bunks.
    Bedroom 3 - 4 Bunk Bed , Lower level bedroom has 2 sets of bunk beds.
    Family room - 1 Double Bed , Family room has full size sofa sleeper.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing

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