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3BR Barren Rive Lake Home w/Boat Dock&Sunset Views

Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Space 1,900 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

Scottsville, Kentucky

Welcome to "Blessing by the Lake," where loving life comes naturally while enjoying the lakefront view. Located on Barren River Lake in Scottsville, Kentucky and offering a picturesque setting with a private boat dock, this delightful 3-bedroom, 3.5-bedroom vacation rental home has everything you need for the ultimate lakeside retreat!


This countryside lake home features 3 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, 1,900 square feet of lovingly appointed living space, and all the essential comforts of home, offering a beautiful open floor plan and an abundance of natural light with amazing views from every room. Dual master suites have separate access to the rear decks, further opening the home to the tranquility of the lake.

You will absolutely fall in love with this home's serene atmosphere on Barren River Lake, which is perfect for all activities such as boating, swimming, fishing, sailing, wakeboarding, tubing, or simply relaxing. A large front porch with rocking chairs and swing plus expansive open decks in the rear of the house will serve as terrific spots to relish in your peaceful surroundings and observe breathtaking sunset views on Barren River Lake. A screened-in porch offers seating and a dining area for untouchable evenings. Prepare some tasty barbeque on the gas grill located on the back deck. Be sure to bring your camera along, as watching the bald eagles fly around the lake provide many prime opportunities for snapshots.


The location of this lake home offers a peaceful environment in the countryside, while still being only minutes from grocery stores and bait shops. Barren River Lake State Park is 7 miles away, Bailey's Point campground and boat launch are just 1 mile away, and Bowling Green can be reached in no more than 30 minutes from the property, along with other attractions such as the Corvette Museum, Cave City, and Mammoth Cave.

Imagine drinking your morning coffee on the front porch overlooking the sunrise on the country ridge, just before heading off for a morning hike or a quick 18 holes at the State Park. After spending your afternoon on a leisurely boat ride or taking an adrenaline-filled wake-boarding trip, park your boat on the private dock located just a short distance through a wooded path from the house, ending with a stunning sunset on the deck with family and friends. Regardless of how you spend your time during your stay, this 'Blessing by the Lake' Scottsville vacation rental house will call you home again and again!


Evolve Vacation Rental Network is on a mission to make vacation rental easy for guests. Every property in our network has been vetted and verified so you can book with confidence. If you have questions prior to your trip, we are happy to assist you 7 days a week. During your stay, your designated Guest Contact will be available 24/7 to help with any issues that may arise.


Key Residence Features:

- Amenities include a fully equipped kitchen with stainless steel appliances and Keurig coffee maker, private boat dock a short peaceful walk away, wood burning fireplace, gas log lighter, in-unit washer/dryer, 3 TVs with cable, Wi-Fi, large front porch, multiple open decks, screened-in porch between the 2 open decks, gas grill on the back deck, and much more

- Incredible lakefront location on Barren River Lake near Bailey's Point boat launch and several other notable attractions

- Enjoy breathtaking sunset views over the water!

Bedroom Configuration:

- Master Bedroom (North Master Suite): King-sized Bed

- Bedroom 2 (South Master Suite): Queen-sized Bed

- Bedroom 3: (Bunk Room): 2 Twin-sized Beds

- Sleeping Area (Basement): Full-sized Bed

Additional Sleeping:

- A Sectional with Chaise in the basement can accommodate extra guests if needed

- Leather sofa and love seat available


- No smoking

- No pets allowed

- No parties or large gatherings allowed

- The maximum occupancy for this property is 7 guests

- Occupancy over the indicated capacity may result in eviction and forfeiture of amounts paid

- Must be at least 25 years old to book

- Additional fees and taxes may apply

- Please note the lower level is an unfinished basement. Travelers are permitted to go down there as it includes corn hole, foosball, toys for kids, etc!

- Please note access to the dock is not ADA accessible or suitable for the elderly, once you complete a 600ft peaceful walk through the woods you'll walk 55 steps down to the boat dock be careful when descending the steps if they are wet. There is also a boat launch you can drive to 1 mile away

More Details

Property Manager
Evolve Vacation Rental Network
Speaks English, French, Spanish
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
23 August, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house on Scottsville on Allen County

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 1900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Master Bedroom (North Master Suite) - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Master Bedroom (North Master Suite)
    Bedroom 2 (South Master Suite) - 1 Large Double Bed , Bedroom 2 (South Master Suite)
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , Bedroom 3
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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3BR Barren Rive Lake Home w/Boat Dock&Sunset Views
average rating of 4.8421054 based on 38 reviews
Traveling from Louisville KY, Versailles KY , Concord NC, Laguna Hills CA


  • 1 of 5

The house was fine but we chose this house for the easy access to fishing. The east access was not there. There was a 200 yd walk, a hill down and a hill up, a locked gate, 50+ steps, and arrival at a garbage dump. And then do it all again to return to the house. There was also a note from the owners about how slippery the stairs were when wet and the fact that venomous snakes had been seen there. Our granddaughters were not getting anywhere near the walk to the lake and there was no way we would take them there. We left on Thursday rather than stay til Saturday. We feel like we were misled and deceived.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to let us know about the issues that arose during your trip. We take feedback from our guests very seriously, and we reached out to the property owner to determine how to best to address this problem. As a courtesy, in the welcome book at the lake house, the owners remind our guest of two things: while being in a wooded area you could encounter “woodsy" things and water on any surface has the propensity to be slippery. Merely cautionary. In regards to the gate, the locked gate is on the adjoining property. There is a walking path around the gate and also, an alternate route to the docks. Debris washing into the cove from the lake is unavoidable. Debris wash in and out depending on the waves and wind direction. Our dock is only one of eight docks in this shared cove. We revised the description of the walk to the dock on the rental website to include the specifics of walking down the gradual slope (600 ft) and descending 55 steps, to avoid any hint of deception. We do see that you reached out during your stay to address these problems and hope that the resolution we came to was satisfactory. If you would like to discuss this further, please feel free to reach out to Evolve Vacation Rental Network. Our team will be happy to work with you. We want to make sure travelers have the best vacation rental experience at this home, so we do thank you again for your constructive feedback and we hope to assist you again in booking a vacation rental that will exceed your expectations! Best, The Evolve Team
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  • 5 of 5

perfect. In every way. gorgeous.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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What a blessing!

  • 5 of 5

Just left Blessing by the Lake and it certainly was a blessing. The house was super clean, quiet and had everything we needed. We tried to leave the house in good shape so we can be welcome to come back some day.

While there We went to Scottsville and did some antique shopping. We played Euchre, ate and ate and had a small fire outside the last evening. Thanks to the Lankford's for sharing this awesome home!

  • Review Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Absolutely Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Our family fell in love with this lake house!! It was the perfect place for all of us to relax and enjoy the lake. Looking forward to coming back again soon.

  • Review Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Franklin county, MO

Loved Blessing by the Lake

  • 5 of 5

Two older couples stayed here for a week and really enjoyed it. The large circle drive out front made it easy to park by the porch to unload all our things into the house; there are only a few steps on the porch. The inside was wonderful; there is a half bath just inside the front entryway, along with a closet on the opposite side. Both bedroom suites were delightful; the beds were very comfortable and the baths were nice. The queen suite has a jetted tub with separate shower and the king suite has a large shower only. The kitchen was well stocked with just about anything you might need; just bring your own food/beverages. We spent a lot of time on the screened in area of the deck; it was so enjoyable and no worry about bugs. Watched beautiful sunsets over the lake almost every evening. Did not go to the private dock since we did not have a boat. Ate at the state park lodge twice; once they had a buffet and the other time the soup/salad bar was available. We went to Glasgow several times; went to the cultural center and were impressed by the exhibits there. Ate at the Gondolier Italian restaurant; the portions were large and the desserts are to die for. Also dined at Colton's Steakhouse and enjoyed it as well. Glasgow has several grocery stores, pharmacies and a Walmart if you need to do any shopping; there are also locally owned businesses too. We went to Habegger's Amish Market near Scottsville; the place was packed. We ate lunch there and then did some shopping; they have fresh baked breads, all kinds of candies, canned goods, jams/jellies, flours, noodles/pasta, seasonings and more. They are open Monday-Saturday. There are signs on the roads that direct you to the place. We had planned on going on the tour of Lost River Cave near Bowling Green but it was closed due to high water. This cave has the only underground boat tour in Kentucky. Blessings has plenty of tourist info in a basket in the kitchen.

We enjoyed our stay so much we plan on returning next year. Blessings is probably the best vacation rental we have ever stayed at; we have stayed at other properties in Missouri, Arkansas, Kentucky and Tennessee over the years.

  • Review Submitted: May 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Just what we wanted, a quiet secluded stay on waterfront property

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful cabin. A quiet road. Close to boat ramp and park. Away from the hustle and bustle of town but close enough to run in and eat or pick up odds and ends. Cabin very well stocked with all the essentials. Close to some very cool attractions. We had an awesome time and can't wait to come back next year.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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