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Scenic Lakefront Cottage With Your Own Private Dock, Boats, and Great Fishing

Bedrooms 2
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Great Lakefront Cabin with Spectacular Views, Firepits, a Private Dock, & Boats

Please View the Calendar near the Bottom of this Page for Availability.

Located at mile marker 87 on the main channel of the Tennessee River/Kentucky Lake, this charming lakefront cottage has 2 bedrooms, one bathroom, a large deck, screened porch, large private dock and a boatslip. Although it seems larger due to its design, the cottage is 800 sf, not counting the 10' X 20' screened porch, or over 600 sf of deck space, or the nearly 1000 sf of private dock. It also has a patio with comfortable seating, a charcoal grill and a firepit. There's another firepit at the shoreline in front of the cottage. Included in the price is your daylight use (weatherpermitting) of the 17' aluminum canoe, two kayaks, and a 11' aluminum pontoon pedal boat. We also provide lifejackets and the paddles. The master bedroom has a comfortable queen-size bed, fullsize futon, dresser, wardrobe, 32" hdtv, dvd player, nightstands, lamps, and an electric fireplace with heat and realistic looking flames. The 2nd bedroom features 2 twinsize beds and a 20' flatscreen tv with dvd player. One loveseat in the livingroom has a pull out twinsize bed in it. The livingroom also has a leather loveseat, an oversized super-comfortable leather easychair with ottoman, a glider rocker with glider ottoman, and an electric fireplace with heat and realistic looking flames. The 32" livingroom HDTV has a direct TV satellite receiver with several premium movie channels such as the Disney channel, HBO, Cinemax, The Movie Channel, Showtime, etc. The bathroom has a tub/shower combo, hairdryer and has plenty of plush towels and plush wash cloths. The kitchen has an island cooktop, oven, microwave, refrigerator/freezer, and is fully equiped with dishes, glasses, cups, pots, pans, skillets, a toaster, blender, deep-fryer, serving bowls, and more. With the exception of the bathroom, every room in the cottage has a great view of the lake and a door going out onto the deck. Please note: the cottage doesn't have an automatic dishwasher or washer/dryer. This is a seasonal rental available to guests from May through October of each year. The maximum occupancy is 6 people allowed on the premises at any time. No pets are allowed on the premises. No smoking and no vaping is allowed in the cottage.

SPECIAL: We're thinking of doing something different for 2018 and beyond. We are looking for an individual, couple, or small family who would like to rent the lake cottage for the entire six month summer season next year (and hopefully for other years also) at a very affordable low monthly rate. If interested, please send us an email for additional information.

More Details

Darryl and Deanna
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 July, 2017

About Darryl and Deanna

We've lived here at the lake for several years in the house next door to The Lake Cottage and think it's the best place on the planet. We love the peace and quiet and enjoy watching the herons fishing along the shore and listening to the song birds and lake loons, seeing the eagles soaring above, and the squirrels and foxes scurrying pass. Plenty of migrating birds also stop in for a while such as seagulls, pelicans, several kinds of ducks, geese, and others. We also love watching the tug boats, barges, all kinds of other boats and yachts, and the occasional paddle-wheeler or ship pass by. While every season of the year has it's own benefits and pleasures, the trees in bloom in the springtime, the summer is great, of course, but we love it here in the fall best. The crisp cool nights, a warm fire in a fire pit, the hot chocolate, the amazing colors of the changing leaves, the migrating birds, the squirrels gathering acorns, the parade of boats and yachts passing by heading south for the winter, taking a walk down the country lane and enjoying the peace and serenity of the lake. We love it here!

Darryl and Deanna purchased this cabin in 2012

Why Darryl and Deanna chose Tennessee

Lakefront homes here rarely come on the market. When this one did, we thought it might be great way to share the wonders of the area with other folks and pick up a little additional income in the process. There are only ten lakefront homes on the main channel here on this side of the bay all located on a quaint country lane. This is a nice quiet community in one of the most beautiful areas of the huge lake. Kentucky Lake is the largest man-made lake east of the Mississippi River when measured by surface acres: 184 miles long, 2 miles wide where we live, 160,309 surface acres, and with 2,380 miles of shoreline. Within sight of this lake cottage are several uninhabited islands about a mile away. Also, if you have an ATV, bring it & check out the trails in the forest at the end of the lane. About a mile from the cottage by water there is a small marina in the bay with a restaurant, convenience store, and fuel.

What makes this cabin unique

Welcome to Paradise! Just sit on the deck or screened porch or on the patio and listen to the birds singing and the waves lapping along the shore while looking out over the lake. Watch the eagles soaring, the pearl divers sorting bags of muscles, the boats zipping across the water. Or wander down the path a few feet to your very own private dock in front of the cottage with it's pier and large covered boat slip, it's floating platform for sunning, fishing, swimming, or just sitting and relaxing. There's no high pressure or rushing about here. No place you've got to be. Just enjoying nature at it's best. Also on your dock is a canoe, 2 kayaks, and a paddleboat for your daytime use (weatherpermitting). Lifejackets are also on hand. Explore or fish the nearby waters along the shoreline, or in the bays. Explore the shoreline and pick up a few seashells (or are they called lake shells?). Take a quiet walk down the country lane and enjoy the view and observe the birds, plants, and animals. Or just sit on the deck and enjoy watching the birds visiting the birdfeeders or hummingbirds zipping around. In the evenings, stop everything, get your favorite beverage, sit back, and experience one of the most amazing sunsets you've ever witnessed. As darkness approachs, lay in the hammock on the front deck and check out the billions of stars up above or weatherpermitting, light a fire in one of the two firepits and roast some marshmellows and hot dogs or fire up the grill and cook something really special. p.s. On the 4th of July, weatherpermitting, fireworks can be seen from your dock in multiple locations around the lake. Welcome to Paradise!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Waverly in Humphreys County

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Required at Reservation: list of the full names and age of each person who will be on the premises at any time during your stay.
  • We do not accept last minute reservations (less than 7 days prior to arrival date)
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • A full bath with tub/shower combo, vanity, toliet and plenty of soft plush bath towels, hand towels, and wash cloths. Also supplied is a starter amount of soap, paper towels, trash bags, toilet paper, and kleenex.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Comfortable Queen Bed and an upscale Fullsize Futon
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Two very comfortable twinsize beds
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Loveseat with a pull-out sleeper
  • Queen size Bed (1) Queensize bed in the master bedroom, Twin or Single Beds Two twinsize beds in bedroom # 2, There is a fullsize futon in the master bedroom and one of the loveseats in the livingroom has a pull-out sleeper in it.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 7 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • paddle boating
  • Shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Clean and well decorated lakefront cottage with your own private pier and floating dock, a covered boat slip, 2 jet ski hydrolifts, and use of a 17' aluminum canoe, and 4 seater pedal boat. Just a 15 minute drive from Waverly. Less than 30 minutes driving time from the lake cottage is Loretta Lynn's Ranch with its 18,000 square foot museum located on her Ranch in Hurricane Mills, TN. Loretta has several museums, shops, eateries, and stores located on her huge ranch as well as tours, motocross, concerts, and other events. Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area is a short drive away.


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Scenic Lakefront Cottage With Your Own Private Dock, Boats, and Great Fishing
average rating of 4.857143 based on 49 reviews

Vacation and 13th Wedding Anniversary Get-A-Way

  • 5 of 5

Words cannot start to describe this amazing home. Life is way too short not to experience this breathtaking and magical place on the Tennessee River. My husband and I will be talking about it for days and months to come. Truly a place you've got to see to believe!

Serena S.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 21, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely enchanting!

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect little getaway for myself and two teenage boys. It provided the privacy in a wooded setting I desired along with its own dock and water and fishing activities for the boys. Can't wait to go back!!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A sparkling gem on the lake!

  • 5 of 5

The Lake Cottage had everything for our family to have a great vacation. Our daughter loved up the gnomes and garden decor and our son stayed on the dock fishing or enjoying the paddleboat, canoe and kayak. We caught several kinds of fish even with lots of mayflies around. The house had everything we needed and more! The owners have thought about everything to make your stay great with all the little touches. Great place to get completely away, it is a blessing to have NO cell service and give complete devotion to God and family for your stay.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review Patrick. We're glad you all had a great time. When we read your review we were a little baffled about the cell service. Deanna and I immediately took our Galaxy smartphones over to the lake cottage and were both able to make and receive phone calls, send and receive text messages, and surf the internet. You mentioned your phones are through Straight Talk; ours are through Verizon, so I guess that must be the difference. We hope it was just some sort of a temporary glitch with Straight Talk. Again, thanks so much for the great review.
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Great Weekend

  • 5 of 5

This place is as advertised. We spend most holiday weekends on Ky. Lake. Most the places we get look great in the pictures but few actually represent the real current condition of the property. The Lake Cottage is as advertised. The owners made every step of the process as easy as possible. Darryl is easily one of the nicest people I have ever met.

We would definatley recommend this property.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

My two brothers and I stayed four nights at the Lake Cottage in Oct 2016 and had a great experience. We are all retirement age (but not fully retired yet). They drove from Ohio and I drove from Dallas (half way for each). We arrived on Thursday and left Monday. The Cottage was perfect for us and spotlessly clean. Everything we needed was there - we brought just food and cloths. Beds were very comfortable. The kitchen well equipped and ready for almost any kind of vacation food prep -- everything was in good condition. Our main activitity was fishing and we fished from the large dock and from the foot powered pontoon boat and the canoe. We caught a variety of fish, topped off by a 3 1/2 pound largemouth bass caught from the dock that we grilled on the nice Weber grill for dinner one night. We enjoyed campfires and conversation every night on the patio and watched the beautiful sun sets. Darryl has great communication and was very responsive to our many questions. His driving directions to the Cottage were excellent but suggest arriving in daylight to make the drive in a bit easier. For supplies and food there is a super Walmart and fishing tackle/bait shop about a 20 minute drive away. We have already started talking about our next get away at the Lake Cottage !!!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place to stay and relax.

  • 5 of 5

Every thing was just the property owners said it was . We loved the week stay at the lake and will return next year and ask more family members to come along.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
Jen's Steak & Seafood
Car: necessary

This lakefront cottage is located in the countryside approximately a fifteen minute drive from Waverly (and 15 minutes from the nearest Walmart, gas stations, restaurants, hospital, etc.) and about a 90 minute drive from Nashville. Richland Harbor is generally a nice quiet lakefront community. The area is noted for it's great fishing and boating. The cottage faces west for the perfect sunset viewing. While other lakefront houses are located nearby, the lake lots here are large and provide each home a significant amount of privacy. The owners of the cottage live in the adjacent lakehouse . There is a public forest at the end of the lane, just half a mile from the cottage, providing a great place for hiking or 4-wheeling. Examples of wildlife we often see here: eagles, hawks, owls, herons, white pelicans, seagulls, loons, canadian geese, ducks, foxes, river otters, squirrels, chipmonks, deer, turtles, lots of colorful song birds and more. It's amazing to sit on the deck and watch these birds and animals. The large herons have wingspans which are over six feet, and the bald eagle's wingspans are over seven feet, and even larger are the white pelicans passing through in the fall and spring which have wingspans up to ten feet.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Waverly, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Summer At The Lake
25 May 2017 - 6 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
Motocross Week
30 Jul 2017 - 5 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £230.82
Cleaning and Sanitizing £57.71 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.75%

The above rates also include your unlimited daytime use of the kayaks, canoe, paddles, lifejackets, and paddleboat. There is a minimum stay of 3 nights required during holiday periods and on holiday weekends. Additional charges apply when more than four people are on the premises at any time during your stay. The maximum occupancy ever allowed on the premises at The Lake Cottage is six people including infants (infants must be included in the number of children count). No Pets and No Smoking are allowed in The Lake Cottage. We do not accept last minute reservations (within 5 days prior to the arrival date). Check-in time is 4:00 p.m. Check-out time is 11:00 a.m.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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