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Cozy Cabin on the Lake! Great for fishing, boating and R and R avail May 7-12

Bedrooms 2
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Air Conditioning
  • Wireless Internet
  • Barbecue
  • Wood Fireplace


About the property

A relaxing, getaway place on the lake in the woods

Visit Lake Guntersville, one of the most well known bass fishing lakes in the US. Located right off of Hwy 79 between Guntersville and Scottsboro, the cabin is close to the numerous fishing tournaments at Goose Pond Colony and Waterfront Grocery. A 5 min. drive to the Mink Creek boat launch, this lakefront cabin has great fishing, duck hunting, swimming and boating for a relaxing getaway in the woods. Perfect for any season. Large dock for tying up your boat, swimming, catching a beautiful sunset or just watching the world go by. Electrical hook ups available at the dock. a short 30 minute drive. *** Please note there are about 50 steps(with railing) from the parking area to the house if steps would be an issue. The lake is about 10 steps from the house to the dock. Enjoy close up views of the water and wildlife on the screened in porch and large patio. Take a nap in a hammock or swing on the lakeside swing. This rustic home is reminiscent of old times at the lake. Large great room lives big with kitchen/living room combination in a relaxed setting. Shop in the quaint city of Scottsboro at Unclaimed Baggage or visit Cathedral Caverns and the Walls of Jericho, all within a short 30 minute drive.

Gail Kimrey
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
28 May, 2017

About Gail Kimrey

I grew up spending weekends at Guntersville Lake and have wonderful memories on the lake with my family fishing, boating, swimming and just hanging out. Wanted my children and family to enjoy the same experiences that I had and for us to make many memories for years to come.

Gail Kimrey purchased this cabin in 2011

Why Gail Kimrey chose Alabama

Deep water(8-9 ft) for swimming and boating was a priority for us as well as being close to the main channel. The house is located close to the water, you feel like you are right by it from the house. You can hear the waves lapping at the sea wall at night, watch herons dip down and catch a fish and see fisherman catch fish after fish right by your dock. It is 45 minutes from our home, so a day trip, weekend trip or all week are all convenient. It is also close to the city of Scottsboro, so that a quick trip to town if you need Walmart or the grocery store doesn't take all day. Easy to find off the highway, but you feel miles away from home.

What makes this cabin unique

From the first time we walked into the cabin, I knew this was the one. We wanted a cabin that everyone could enjoy and not worry messing up but would enable us to sit and relax and enjoy the company of those around us. Everyone comments on how cozy and relaxing it is--they don't want to leave. From the screened in porch, to the stone patio to the large dock, there is a space for everyone to find their spot;.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a wonderful time and REALLY enjoyed the cabin. Much rest and relaxation - which was just what I (we) needed.

We found some kind of large green/white tree frog - and also ran into a few armadillo's -- I think we saw muskrats - not sure what else it would have been. And we heard coyote across the lake one evening.

The unclaimed baggage center didn't have anything we couldn't live without ! We did go to Cathedral Caverns and the Sauty Cave

Apr 2013
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Scottsboro in Jackson County

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 1
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Bunk Bed
  • BR #1 King size bed, BR #2 Queen size Bed and set of Bunk Beds
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • 8 garden chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
hunting, fishing, sailing, hiking, birding, golf, cycling, water skiing, swimming, jet skiing, boating, sight seeing, antiquing, restaurants, cinemas, shopping, boating. Hammock on premises.


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(76 traveller reviews)

Cozy Cabin on the Lake! Great for fishing, boating and R and R avail May 7-12
average rating of 4.6842103 based on 77 reviews

loved it

  • 5 of 5

The owner is great, I was coming from Ohio (8.5 hours), she let me know the day before we could check in early as no one had stayed the night before. I didn't think we would be early, but ended up 2-3 hours early in scottsborro. I texted her to make sure it was still ok, she answered quickly and said go ahead. She is readily available if you need anything, we didn't everything was perfect, a quick text to let her know the cabin looked good, and a text the day of checkout was all it took. I feel if something wasn't right she would of been on it.

The cabin is great, awesome location on the lake, and the feel upon arriving is you have the keys to a friends cabin to use.You can see they take pride in their family cabin, and you feel like a family friend using it, VERY NICE.

Fishing is awesome off the dock, caught lots of bass and you can catch all the bream you want.( some big ones to)Largest gill was 12-13 inches, and largest shell cracker was 11-12". Caught some nice cats also, biggest cat off the dock was a 15 pound blue cat.

I loved lake guntersville, never been there before and the fishery was impressive to me, I will be back next year for sure I am going to take a week instead of 4 days.

One last note you may want to book early if your date is open, we originally had a different day in mind, but it booked.

  • Review Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review and I am so glad you found our cabin to be like a friend's cabin you were using. And we do take pride in making it a place for rest and relaxation as well as a great place to catch fish! Loved the picture you send of the catfish-he was large! Hope you have you back soon and thanks for making the long drive from Ohio.
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Just what we needed!!

  • 5 of 5

Though the weather turned and we had a day or so of cool, windy conditions we had a FANTASTIC time here! Great location; feels like miles away from the real world yet convenient to the things you might need and enjoy. So all in all the best of both worlds!! Had occasion to speak with owner and what a nice lady! We will do it again! Oh and a hint....the screen porch is where it's at!!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad that even in spite of a weather change that you had a great time of relaxation. And yes, the screen porch is one of my favorite spots. Hope you will get back again!
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Relaxing Lake House!

  • 4 of 5

We stayed for our son's school fishing tournament. While they were fishing we enjoyed the patio and screened porch. Very comfortable stay. We would like to come back when the weather is warmer and we can enjoy the dock and water. The steps were not an issue for our family since we had two teenage boys helping us. I love the outside patio area and would have spent more time out there had the weather been better.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place on the Lake!!

  • 5 of 5

We brought our teenage boys to fish. The weather was colder than original forecast, but they still got out and fished. The house is exactly what we were looking for. The renters are very nice and easy to deal with. Location is great for fishing. We hope to come back soon. Thank you!!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I hated that it turned so cold but so glad they still caught some fish. I hope you will come back when it is warmer! Thanks for coming.
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Cozy cabin and beautiful scenery.

  • 4 of 5

Enjoyed our weekend getaway, would definitely go back!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for coming and I hope you can come back!
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Nice retreat at the lake

  • 4 of 5

We stayed in this cabin for a couple of nights and enjoyed our time there very much. If the weather hadn't been so cold (20F), we could have enjoyed the lake more, but the cabin was everything you need for a week or more stay. The cabin was so well furnished that we felt like we were staying in someone's home without them knowing about it. The temperature in the cabin did get down a bit the second night, but it was 16 degrees at the lowest point. The owner was very responsive during the booking process and provided thorough checkin/checkout information. We will stay here again when we can get more time to enjoy it more. Thank you.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad you enjoyed it in spite of being the coldest day of the year(or last several years!!). And yes, we would love to have you back this summer with your boat!
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Scottsboro, USA

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
In Season
1 Mar 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Memorial Day
26 May 2017 - 28 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
4th of July
30 Jun 2017 - 3 Jul 2017
4 night minimum stay
Labor Day weekend
1 Sep 2017 - 3 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
22 Nov 2017 - 25 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
22 Dec 2017 - 25 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
New Year's
29 Dec 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £154.61
Cleaning fee for up to 5 people £46.38
Pet Fee £27.06
Tax Rate 14.0%

$200 security deposit reserves your dates. Full payment is due 15 days before arrival. After full payment is made, instructions on how to enter the cabin and some misc. information will be emailed to you. No refund for cancellations made 30 days or less before arrival. Effort will be made to re-rent the cabin w/ partial refund less a $50 administrative fee. Holiday rates are $150/night. Check in is at 3pm and check out at 11am. Sometimes those times can be extended depending upon the circumstances. Just ask about check in/ check out changes.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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