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Downtown Omaha Area Lake House

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 2,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 12 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

This lake house is located in between the Omaha Airport and downtown Omaha. Stay in a lake side house while having full access to the Omaha Metro. Enjoy Omaha's Old Market District, Joslyn Museum, Omaha Children's Museum, Henry Doorly Zoo, Qwest Convention Center, and Casinos in Council Bluffs. It's the perfect place to stay for the College World Series.

This home boasts an amazing open floor plan and views of the lake on both the main and upper level. The kitchen includes bar seating and opens up to a dining and living area. French doors take you out to the furnished deck where you can watch the sunset on the lake or view the resident wildlife including bald eagles and cranes. Relax by the wood burning fireplace or watch the game on either floor. Wake up to stunning lake views in the Master and spare bedroom. Spend the day on the lake or the city. You will love it here.

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More Details

Owner
Stephen
Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
25 September, 2017

About Stephen

You may have guessed the picture isn't of me. It is the age our twins were when we purchased this vacation home. They were doing their part to get things ready. Now we have a family of 6 so lots to do in our household. We do live in the area and have a maintenance supervisor should you need to get a hold of myself or need other assistance.

Stephen purchased this house in 2007

Why Stephen chose Omaha

We love lake activities and full service lakes close to Omaha just don't exist. So when we found this property at a reasonable value on a full service lake we had to snatch it up.

What makes this house unique

We hope that you are able to enjoy all the benefits of a lake property while still being so close to downtown Omaha, the world's best zoo, CenturyLink Center, TD Ameritrade ballpark, the airport and so much more. It is truly a little piece of paradise.

Guestbook comments from the owner

The house was great. Thank you.
Jun 2010
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Location

Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Eppley Airfield
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Downtown / Old Market Area
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Shoreline
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
I-480 & I-29

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in East Omaha in Omaha

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Lower Level - Sink, Toilet, Stand-up Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Upper Level - Sink, Toilet, Tub/Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 Large Double Bed , Lower level
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed , Upper level
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot , Upper Level
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.4/5 -
(91 traveller reviews)

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Downtown Omaha Area Lake House
average rating of 4.4395604 based on 93 reviews
4

Great space for family to gather!

  • 4 of 5

We rented this lake house for 3 of our families to come together (8 people total) for Labor Day weekend and the space was perfect. Although the house is a little older, overall it is well- maintained and it has great space for everyone to be together. The upstairs has a beautiful view of the lake and the kitchen-dining-family area works really well for everyone to spend time together. We had ample room for dinners, games and movies and also enjoyed lots of time on the deck. While you can swim in the lake, it is mostly used for boating and jet skis. Downtown Omaha and the airport are both close by and easily accessible. Overall, a place I would recommend for a small group looking for a weekend escape.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Nice home with plenty of room!

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our time here very much. Our family spent four days here relaxing during the day and then going into Omaha each day for dinner. There is plenty of room to spread out, the neighborhood is very quiet, and the deck was lovely for morning coffee. I will say, the beds are very, very firm. It was very uncomfortable for me personally, though others managed better than I did. I don't think that's a negative necessarily, just depends on the person. Over all a very nice place to stay--would happily stay again if we ever come that way!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Oklahoma City, OK
3

Such potential....

  • 3 of 5

Let me start by saying, the owner was helpful with booking questions and was quick to respond. The view and proximity to the lake was awesome. Address is a little off being that it is in a unique neighborhood (google maps directions took you to a street over). We just google mapped the neighbors address and had no issues. Complaints: The railing on the deck stairs is UN-USABLE. It has rotted through and is a current safety concern. We were there in 85 degree weather and the house got up to 78 degrees in the evenings, only cooling down over night and that was keeping units at settings noted by owner. The AC dripped in the upstairs hall and required a bucket. The bathroom upstairs was missing light fixture coverings and the fiberglass tub was broken in several places and both bathrooms had mold in tubs/showers. Ceiling downstairs looked like water issues (probably AC unit) Pros: Kitchen worked great. Sheets were clean. Two living areas was nice to have. Location was great.

Side note: I didn’t contact owner regarding AC drip. We were booked with events and didn’t have the time to deal with it. Just located a bucket to catch drip and moved on.

I wish the owners would invest in some repairs to this house. Its simple things that could be fixed. It’s like they have forgotten about the upkeep on this location. It has such potential!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Southern California
5

Peaceful setting for a family, minutes from downtown Omaha

  • 5 of 5

This was a great place for our family of four, visiting Omaha for a wedding. It was wonderful to be a few miles from downtown, yet staying in a lakefront house. On Saturday, we had coffee on the deck, watching some boaters, then drove five minutes to the Old Town Omaha Farmer's Market. Stephen responded quickly to my initial inquiry, and allowed us to check in early, as the house was ready. The kitchen is well stocked with pots, pans, utensils. There are plenty of linens, and it was nice to have a washer and drier. The house is clean. There are some funky things about the house - the queen sized bed is strangely high, as in you literally have to climb into it. The second bathroom and shower are extremely small - things like that. However, for the price, an excellent place to stay.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Large living areas. I would describe the bedrooms as two private bedrooms and one large bunk room.

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our April 2017 stay to celebrate my husbands 75th birthday with family from near and far. House was great setup for large gathering. The lawn down to the lake was perfect for the P.... Family Olympics and for the Easter egg hunt. It was fun to see the rowers practicing and watch all the wildlife We would rent again

  • Review Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Great place to stay

  • 4 of 5

This house had great views. The openness was awesome.

  • Review Submitted: May 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in East Omaha, Nebraska

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Winter Specials
1 Jan - 28 Feb
2 night minimum stay
£222
for 2 nights
From
£74
£489
 
 
Berkshire 2018
4 May 2018 - 6 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
£444
for 2 nights
From
£185
 
 
College World Series
15 Jun 2018 - 27 Jun 2018
12 night minimum stay
£2,741
for 12 nights
From
£222
 
 
College World Series
14 Jun 2019 - 26 Jun 2019
2 night minimum stay
£519
for 2 nights
From
£222
 
 
College World Series
12 Jun 2020 - 24 Jun 2020
2 night minimum stay
£556
for 2 nights
From
£241
 
 
Olympic Swim Trials
25 Jun 2020 - 28 Jun 2020
2 night minimum stay
£482
for 2 nights
From
£204
 
 
College World Series
18 Jun 2021 - 30 Jun 2021
2 night minimum stay
£556
for 2 nights
From
£241
 
 
College World Series
17 Jun 2022 - 29 Jun 2022
2 night minimum stay
£556
for 2 nights
From
£241
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£296
for 2 nights
From
£111
From
£148
Fri,Sat,Sun
£816
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £74.08
Damage Deposit £222.24

Rates are subject to change until confirmed. Holidays excluded from special discount rates.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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