All you need for a family getaway - exactly 1/2 miles from two Lake points (we walk or ride bikes down) but far enough away for quiet and tranquility! We have tried to think of all you would need minus a boat, clothes, food & beverage - we think you'll find this home to be well equipped to make everyone happy! Lakehouse/ Ocean themed décor throughout.
THE BEACHES: Taylor Island View is just blocks from the home 1/2 mile to be exact and has a gorgeous white sandy beach for the perfect place to bring your cooler, set up and hang out! Play beach volleyball - watch the boaters - swim or just hang out! During the slower times of the year walk along the quiet shoreline and enjoy the nature; hundreds of animal tracks, a mesmerizing, tranquil and relaxing walk for enjoying! Or if you prefer you are also within walking distance also 1/2 mile of Sandy Beach area with a natural boat ramp, and probably a little better beach for fishing with a little more of a grassy/rocky terrain. We are within approximately 6 miles of Buncombe Creek Marina that has a boat ramp; small restaurant, Convenience store & Gas Dock with 100% gasoline, Overnight slips available and pier fishing. A couple of ice-chests; numerous fold and carry chairs, ez-canopies and a screen house can be used at the Lakehouse, or you can take these items down to the Lake for set up; just understand it is the Booking Host that will be responsible should any items not make it back for others to enjoy in the future so we can replace them.
For those days indoors or those that just want a getaway and don't care for the Lake Life, we have WIFI, a 55 inch TV complete with Satellite Cable, DVD, VHS, antenna Television, as well as X-Box, PlayStation, Wii and even a vintage Atari gaming system & one of the largest selections we think you will find at most any vacation rental of DVD's, VHS and BOARD GAMES even some vintage games like "The Game of Life" and "Twister" - newer games like "Never Have I Ever" and a full case of poker chips, BlackJack set up, decks of cards and all the accessories for a big game of Poker! We also have some books, magazines, kids books, color books and games. A beautiful full window dining/board game room with space for 10-12 to dine and a full length dining bar at the kitchen for others to eat at; or we also have a large folding banquet table if you need even MORE room to entertain for meals; as well as outdoor tables with umbrellas on the patio and backyard. Weather radio for keeping weather aware! There is also a full sized ping pong table with all accessories in the oversized garage plus a wide array of outdoor games including a basketball goal, badminton, volleyball, horseshoes, adult size Jenga and sandbox for the kiddos - too much to mention! (Some items including outdoor games and umbrellas may be stored in garage for safekeeping but can be taken out to backyard or some to Lake, just make sure to return to Garage any items you find there) No land line phone or internet currently - you'll have to access off your phone or hotspot - most providers seem to get pretty decent service here. Located on approx. 1/2 acre a large fully fenced backyard has an inviting back patio with firepit, gas grill with all the accessories - s'mores and hotdog sticks, plenty of room for the kids to play and a separated dog pen area at the corner of the yard. We must warn you we are TRYING to get rid of the stickers, but please make sure little ones wear shoes and remove them before entering the house in at the back or you'll be stepping on them inside . . . OUCH! The yard is big enough and gated that you can park a travel trailer or RV (no hook ups).
SLEEPING AND BEDOOM INFO:
TURQUOISE ROOM - Very Large Master Bedroom at the End of the Hall for premium quiet and privacy with a comfy King Sized Bed and it's own private Bathroom, good sized tile stand up shower. Large walk-in closet we use for our Young One - he calls it "his room" as it's big enough for the Toddler sized bed & we will leave it in there for use should you need it; or use the spacious closet for all your personal items. Toddler bed is not counted in the number of sleeping spots. Plenty of space for portable beds to be set up in this room should you need more sleeping spots. (SEE LIST OF PORTABLE BEDS & Pack-n-plays BELOW) without any portable beds this room counts toward sleeping space as 2
The YELLOW ROOM - Good sized room with comfy queen sized Bed with a twin bunk over it and an additional twin - without any portable beds this room counts toward sleeping space as 4
The BLACK ROOM - mostly for the single sleepers, teenagers, kiddos, BUT - the two twin beds can be pushed together and make a comfortable King if you need another larger bed (THERE IS A KING MEMORY FOAM TOPPER TO PLACE ON THE TWO TWINS TOGETHER SO YOU DON'T FEEL THE MIDDLE CREASE IF YOU USE BEDS AS A KING IN THE FRONT COAT CLOSET BY FRONT DOOR.). This room has a good sized closet since it's likely to have more guests in it we kept this one free of other items. This room is pretty much maxed out with bed space usage - so unlikely you could put any portable beds in here. As it will be set up on your arrival (unless you ask us to have the king bed prepared in this room prior to your stay) - this room sleeps 4 (two single beds and one bunk (currently will only function as single over single bunk as it is supposed to fold into a full bottom but we are having issues with the mechanics of the bed) until we can remedy that without any portable beds this room counts toward sleeping space in this room as 4
The GREEN ROOM - This room is NOT counted in the bedrooms - as it also serves as the utility room, which will make sense when you see it! Large Room - perfect for the extras you didn't expect - teenagers that want to be away from the others a bit etc. This room has a full size futon bunk with twin on top - without any portable beds this room counts toward sleeping space as 3 and there is a twin bed in the main living area.
PORTABLE BEDS: We purchased the best portable beds we could find for their ease in set up and comfortable sleeping. Extra thick quality mattresses make these twin beds comfortable to sleep on unlike most "extra" beds. There are four portable beds 2 pack-n-plays provided as well as two inflatable queen mattresses should you need EVEN more bed space. Two portable beds plus one pack n play stored in yellow room closet and the same count stored in black room closet. We have tried to make sure there is plenty of bedding for all - as well as extras should someone need a change of linens during your stay - most all extra twin are in the black room in the small plastic dresser - or you can find others in each room with sizes needed for those rooms also in the small dressers in those rooms. Extra blankets, sleeping bags, inflatable queen mattresses and their bedding all in the closet behind the front door. We have added a twin bed in the main den (it wouldn't fit down the hall to go into the master) AND if need be - the two side couches in the living room could be used and would be close to twin sized each. SO ALL IN ALL YOU COULD SLEEP 18+ if you wanted. But don't let that fool ya, this also make a great getaway for the couple just looking for a nice place to escape!!!!
KITCHEN - Fully equipped with a full size refrigerator freezer, kitchen stove, dishwasher, microwave, icemaker, coffee pot, all dishes, pots, pans, utensils, basic condiments, paper towels and trash bags you should need and then some; we also have some fun things like a kiddie sno-cone and cotton candy maker, etc!
BATHROOMS - Master has it's own private bath toilet, sink and stand up tile shower, Main Bath - Jack and jill bath between the Yellow & Black Room full bath with tub Green Room bath has a toilet, utility sink outside the bathroom area, and a walk in shower.
UTILITY ROOM - The washer & dryer are located in the Green room and we have provided detergent & bleach + ironing accessories for your use. We also have a small supply of beach towels that you can take down to the beach for use in the Green/Utility Room; please make sure they are returned to Lakehouse and please Do NOT take the GOOD towels to the Lake. There is a nice gas grill for your use in the garage and you can pull it out front or out to the backyard patio, just return to garage before leaving the Lakehouse if cooled. There is a large bottled water dispenser if you choose to use - or the home is on rural water.
PLEASE MAKE SURE TO BRING - FOOD, BEVERAGE, SUNBLOCK, LIFEVESTS FOR ANY CHILDREN.
If you want to do disposable dishes you will need to bring those; we supply real dishes.
Owners are available for call or text should you have any needs.
NEARBY - Lake Texoma Claimed to be home by Blake Shelton - our Lakehouse is only 30 miles from his new bar OLD RED in Tishmingo! There is a Dollar General just a few miles at Shay Cut-off road, along with a Mexican Restaurant, Small Pub, Convenience Stores for most any need; or if you make a trip into Madill there is a Supercenter Walmart, Atwoods, and many great restaurants; Mexican (Several) , Home-style Cooking (Hobo Joes and others) , or Fast Food including Braums, McDonalds, Taco Bell.
Going South Just across the Bridge into Texas - Whitesboro has some great shops; Whataburger, etc. and don't miss making a trip into Durant Oklahoma for great flea market and antiquing on your way there and Durant is a big enough town there isn't much you won't find . . . there is a Walmart, Lowes, Any food you can think of, etc!
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Texoma Lakehouse Rental