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Kentucky Lake 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bath Private Home W/Private Dock and pontoon rental.

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths. Check out our new listing, VRBO 1002480.

Our private home (not a part of Shawnee Bay Resort) is located on Kentucky Lake and is overlooking the water. It is a 3 bedroom, 2 bath home with floor to ceiling windows overlooking the water. There is over 1,000 ft of deck space for entertaining and just a short (approximately 125 ft) walk to the water. All bedrooms have televisions and DVD players. The master bedroom is equipped with it's own bathroom with tub, king size bed and has a 42 inch plasma TV with surround sound and DVD player. The second bedroom has a queen bed and a 42 inch plasma TV with DVD player. The third bedroom has a queen bedroom with a 32 inch TV and a DVD player.

Kentucky Lake is about being outside, we are a MOSQUITO FREE lake house, our home is treated throughout the year by MOSQUITO AUTHORITY and they guarantee a mosquito free environment. If you see a mosquito while you are on our property call us and Mosquito Authority will come a treat the area again. After your stay, we are sure that you will want to call Mosquito Authority and have your own home treated. You can reach Mosquito Authority at 800-709-1190 or on their website at www.bugsbite.com.

We only rent weekly from Saturday to Saturday from Memorial Day week to Labor Day week. The cost is $1,800.00 a week plus taxes and fees; however, we charge $2,100.00 during holiday weeks. During the off season we have a 3 night minimum at $250.00 per night plus taxes and $100.00 cleaning fee.

The living room, dining room and kitchen are all open to one another and is a great place for the whole family. The dining room table is massive enough to accommodate everyone staying at the house and a couple more that may be stopping by for dinner (at least ten).

We understand that at night you might be ready for a movie, so the living room is equipped with a 50 inch 1080p Samsung TV and Samsung Blue Ray surround system. There are over 100 movies in the DVD library. If you like, the system will allow you to log onto your Netflix account and rent a movie that way. If you want to listen to music just connect your Ipod to the surround sound or turn on one of the digital music channels.

House is equipped with wireless cable internet, so for those who need the internet, we have it at no additional charge.

The kitchen is equipped with everything you need for cooking for the whole gang. Pots, pans, griddle, plates, coffee maker, toaster, etc...

The deck (over 1000 sq ft) is outfitted with two patio sets and seating runs the entire length of the deck. A charcoal grill is supplied. This overlooks the water and is the best seat in the house.

We have a 20ft Bentley tritoon boat that is also available to rent. We can only rent the boat for your full stay, please ask about it if you are interested. You are not going to find a nicer boat for rent on KY Lake. HOWEVER, we have two rental houses, so it may be rented by the other property.

Cleanliness is our number one priority. This house is professionally cleaned after every stay, no matter how short.

If you would like info about the area you should check out the Marshall County Tourism website, download the Iphone App called Kentucky Lake or check out our Facebook Page. Please note that we only do weekly rentals in the summer and holiday weeks (Memorial Day, Fourth of July, and Labor Day)


Keywords: Lake House, Dock, Benton, Marshall, Kentucky Lake, boat, KY Lake, pontoon rental, tritoon rental, waterfront.

More Details


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Benton in Marshall County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
20 ft Tritoon available at for an additional charge. To our past guests, we have made a substantial upgrade. We don't think you will find a nicer rental boat on KY Lake.


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Kentucky Lake 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bath Private Home W/Private Dock and pontoon rental.
average rating of 4.818182 based on 34 reviews

we really enjoyed our stay. It was like we had the woods and Lake all to ourselves,

  • 4 of 5

It was a great and spacious place . Warm and inviting. Plenty of space and the lake was awesome. I wish we could have got the fireplace to work . A booklet on how to lite and operate along with TV .The master bedroom needs the mattress replaced as it was soiled and worn and not very cozy like the rest of the place . I would visit again if the linens are upgraded along with the mattress. It was a great place over all. I feel when you pay that much a night some things are just expected. The check in and out was a breeze . Thanks for sharing your lovely home .

  • Review Submitted: 05-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am sorry that you could not get the gas fireplace to work, if you would have contacted us about it, we would have helped you. The master bedroom mattress is not even two years old and it should have had an encasement like all of our mattresses. HOWEVER, the entire home is being remodeled currently. We will have all new floors, cabinets, paint, counter tops new bedding, and we are updating a the plasma tvs to LEDs.
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Glasgow, Kentucky

What a Great Kentucky Lake Stay Place

  • 5 of 5

Two couples just spent six days at this Kentucky Lake Home and loved it!. The home was just perfect for us. Everything was clean. The kitchen was well equipped with all we needed. The walk to the lake was concreted and very nice. We were able to fish off the dock as much as we wanted. It was just a good quiet place to relax and enjoy the week and watch the squirrels and deer play.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice Getaway

  • 5 of 5

I found the house to be clean, well stocked, comfortable, and did not have the feel of a rental house. Everything worked as it should, including the WiFi. Can't comment on the television service/reception since it was barely used. The dock was easily accessible. The lake water level was down and it was unseasonably warm, so the fishing was limited to Bluegill. The Bluegill were microscopic in size and proved themselves to be accomplished bait thieves, but were fun to catch anyway. Deer were plentiful at dusk and birds made their presence known at an indecent hour each morning.

One caveat: The house is private, but it is part of a lake community. You will hear the sounds of human activity, i.e., boats, kids playing in the water, etc. This is part of life on the lake and is perfectly normal, but if you seek total solitude, there may be better options.

One major plus is that the house is convenient to the outside world. There is a combination restaurant/grocery/fishing shop known as "Fast Eddy's" that is within 3-4 miles of the house on Highway 68. The town of Benton is within 10 miles or so and offers restaurants and shopping. Paducah is considerably bigger and is approximately 30 miles away. Lots and lots of recreational areas within easy driving distance of the house. There are several self-serve firewood stands in proximity to the house that provide good quality seasoned firewood. $20 will buy enough firewood to keep the fire pit going at a robust clip for three or four nights. The fire pit is terrific for roasting hot dogs and marshmallows or serving as a backdrop to relaxing conversations.

All in all, I was favorably impressed and will rent again in the future. My compliments to the owners for providing an excellent property at a fair price.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful house, fun boat, great vacation.

  • 5 of 5

We had such a great time here. What a perfect place to spend a week. House was clean and well equipped and everyone one was so helpful during the rental process. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peaceful, great view

  • 5 of 5

This property is perfectly situated on Kentucky Lake with a great view and no stairs to the pier. We took our own boat and were able to access a perfect ramp. The kitchen is very nicely equipped with everything you need for fixing your own meals. You are not far from hundreds of restaurants and fun things to do. Try it . . . . you'll like it!

  • Review Submitted: 23-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Frankfort, IL

Quiet and Relaxing

  • 4 of 5

House is nice and lake was very quiet. Unfortunately, the fish were not biting. We were able to relax on the deck but found the wrought iron sets uncomfortable after a period of time. Cushions would help. Fortunately we had brought some chairs of our own and used the other chairs that were on the deck.

Kitchen was well stocked. We ended up doing a load of bathroom towels midweek which we weren't expecting to have to do. There were four of us and we used them sparingly, I don't feel there was an ample supply.

We did run into issues with the TV and WIFI. After contacting the owners son in law he was able to help us resolve the problem.

We had deer visit us several nights. Mornings we were welcomed by the many birds that were in the trees that surround the property. There wasn't much to do outside of being on the water without having to drive a long distance. The last night we went out to eat at Majestic Pizza and the buffet was delicious and inexpensive.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Property Manager

Carla Bridges
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
17 February, 2018

About Carla Bridges

My husband and I purchased the home along with our daughter and son-in-law. All of us live and work only minutes away.

Carla Bridges purchased this house in 2010

Why Carla Bridges chose Benton

All of us grew up in the area and have always dreamed of owning a home on the water. While my husband enjoys fishing and our son-in-law, wakeboarding, my daughter and I simply enjoy the atmosphere here. The view is beautiful and there are always fun activities in the area. Although it is somewhat remote, there is plenty of shopping and restaurants only minutes away. My personal favorite is a pontoon ride just before dark. All of us enjoy traveling, but haven't seen anything prettier than the view from our lake home.

What makes this house unique

The main thing I enjoy about the house is the one-level open floor plan and the large deck which gives access to the lakefront view from every angle. When we have guests, everyone is able to be in the same room or on the deck comfortably. However, there is privacy in the bedrooms where everyone can watch their own TV or even turn in early because it is extremely quiet here. Not only outside, but inside noises such as heat/air, appliances, and plumbing are quiet as well.

Guestbook comments from the manager

The Bayside at Shawnee Bay on Kentucky Lake

Beautiful home - really liked the sky lights throughout -with great lake view off large deck covered by big shade trees. Most relaxing vacation we've had in years - enjoyed the lake, beautiful sunny weather, grilling, sipping coffee on the deck in the mornings and watching the world wake up. Thank you Carla and Randy - a big thumbs up! We'll be back with more family and friends!
Jun 2011
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Car: recommended

Kentucky Lake is one of the largest lakes in North America and also one of the best for water sports and fishing. Kentucky Lake is also just 30 minutes from Paducah KY.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £71.47
Damage Deposit £357.35

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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