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Beautiful Lake House With Pontoon Boat Available! Jet Ski Rental Also Available

People11
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedroom 2.5 Bath House With Private Dock. At the End of Quiet Cove! Sleeps 11

A QUIET, PRIVATE, AND FAMILY-FRIENDLY LAKEFRONT HOME JUST WAITING FOR YOUR FAMILY TO ARRIVE!

***See our video tour in this listing!***

***Have you already booked another property and want to rent a boat or jet-ski? We now have a 25ft Suntracker pontoon boat and a 3-seater Yamaha Waverunner available to rent to guests staying at other properties on the lake. Send an inquiry for availability or more info!

*** ALL RATES QUOTED VIA INSTANT QUOTE THROUGH THIS WEBSITE ARE FOR THE HOUSE ONLY AND DO NOT INCLUDE BOAT RENTAL DUE TO WEBSITE LIMITATIONS (Boat rental rates below).

***NEW FOR 2017!  We have now finished out the lower level of the home! This will add a half bath and large open game room with ping pong table and poker table! You can also have access to 2 additional bedrooms and another full bath for an additional fee. We have a separate listing to book the entire house for a total of 5 bedrooms, 3 baths, sleeping 15. We did this to keep the price low for smaller groups who don't need the additional bedrooms and bathroom!

We are happy to offer internet/WiFi service at the home.  We have taken pride in offering families an "unplugged" environment for a vacation, but the fact is that most of us still need internet access, even on vacation.  

*** OUR RATES ARE POSTED UNDER THE RATE TAB... PLEASE CHECK RATES AND VERIFY AVAILABILITY ON OUR CALENDAR.  

***Due to demand, Memorial Day and Labor Day weekends are 3 nights minimum and must include pontoon boat rental.  Summer rentals are weekly (Saturday to Saturday) and must include pontoon boat rental.  August weekend rentals are 2 night minimum and must include pontoon boat rental.  This means you must rent the pontoon boat along with the house during these dates.

THE 'BEARFOOT LODGE' IS A BEAUTIFULLY DECORATED, COMPLETELY FURNISHED LAKEFRONT HOME, READY FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY TO ENJOY A MEMORABLE FAMILY VACATION... TUCKED IN THE TREES ON A LOVELY SHADY COVE, WITH YOUR OWN DOCK AND BOAT!  

OUR LAKEHOUSE AND PONTOON BOAT RENTAL COMBINATION OFFERS THE BEST VALUE OF ANY LAKEFRONT PROPERTY IN THE SOUTHEAST!!!  BRING YOUR FAMILY AND ENJOY A WEEK ON THE LAKE WITH A BOAT AT AN AFFORDABLE PRICE!!!  TWO FAMILIES CAN EASILY SHARE THIS HOUSE... COMPARE OUR RATES FOR A WEEK ON THE LAKE WITH A BOAT TO ANY OTHER SIMILAR VACATION (BEACH OR LAKE)... YOU CAN'T BEAT THIS DEAL!!!

ONE OF THE MOST POPULAR LAKEFRONT RENTALS ON LAKE WEDOWEE... we have continued to add new amenities each year for the benefit of our guests!  Recently, the house, decks and dock got a completely new look and we added a nice porch swing down on the dock as well as swings for the kids on the lower deck.  Last year, the house got a new Flat Screen T.V. to enhance our home theater system so you can enjoy your movies, music, etc.  We've also added new linens, furnishings and other amenities to make your stay more enjoyable.  FOR 2015, WE HAVE UPGRADED OUR PONTOON BOAT TO A 20 FOOT SYLVAN SUNCHASER WITH 75 HP MERCURY 4-STROKE MOTOR... THE BOAT IS IN BEAUTIFUL CONDITION AND THE MOTOR IS DEPENDABLE, QUIET AND FUEL-EFFICIENT!

Enjoy the double hammock near the water's edge and Adirondack chairs or porch swing on the dock for relaxing by the lake.  Our cove is the perfect spot for kids to swim in the lake, right off the dock.  We also have 'Kingsford' charcoal grill on the front porch... as well as beautiful outdoor furniture on the screened porch.  The large screened porch is everyone's favorite gathering place, but there are more decks and porches to enjoy, including a dining gazebo by the water with a picnic table.  Our 'Old Town'  3-person canoe is also available for our guests use.

OUR 20 FOOT PONTOON BOAT IS AVAILABLE FOR RENTAL AT THE BEST RATE AVAILABLE ON THE LAKE!!!

ABOUT LAKE WEDOWEE AND THE BEARFOOT LODGE...

Relax in style and enjoy this beautifully furnished and tastefully decorated, 3 Bedroom, 2 bath vacation home on one of the cleanest lakes in the Southeast. Approx 90 minutes from metro Atlanta or Birmingham, Lake Wedowee has been called Alabama's best kept secret... until the last few years.  

Nestled in the foothills of the southern end of the Appalachian chain... Lake Wedowee is a mountain lake, affording gorgeous views of over 270 miles of shoreline... less than 25 percent of the lake has been developed, so there are plenty of places to find peace and quiet.  Cruise the lake, head to Lakeside Marina for a meal or just drop the anchor in a quiet cove and relax. You can also enjoy some of the best fishing in the southeast!  Cheaha State Park, with it's beautiful waterfalls and hiking trails, is less than 30 minutes away.  Shop the antique stores in Wedowee or explore the caves at Cathedral caverns.

  

Our home has everything you need to enjoy a relaxing vacation in style!  Two nearby boat ramps and your own private dock in the backyard. Two large porches and a waterside gazebo offer plenty of space for outdoor relaxing and dining.  Our lot slopes gently down to the water which makes it easy to walk to the dock... plenty of room for kids to play and explore.  Enjoy the hammock or the porch swing on the dock while the kids swim in our protected cove.  FREE USE OF OUR 'OLD TOWN' 3-PERSON CANOE FOR GUESTS.

  All towels, linens, dishes, and cooking utensils provided.  We've tried to create a quiet peaceful, atmosphere where you can spend time with friends and family, with plenty of things to do together. Play a board game or read a book and relax.  Or just sit out on the screened porch at night and listen to the symphony of frogs and crickets.  We also have a nice home theater system, for watching movies or listening to music on DVD/CD.  'Kingsford' BBQ grill (charcoal) available for guest use.  

   

Just 4 miles from downtown Wedowee.  Minutes to grocery stores, movie rental, drugstore, and other shopping (Super Walmart a short drive away).  You can now buy beer and wine in the local grocery stores (Yes... Wedowee/Randolph County is now 'wet'!).  Several nice family style restaurants within 15-20 minutes including excellent barbeque, Mexican, Pizza, and 'Southern-style' cuisine... check out the popular 'Top-of-the-River' Restaurant in Anniston.  Also, Lakeside Marina restaurant (for catfish, burgers, etc) is accessible by boat and has nice outdoor seating. Also, El Chilar Mexican restaurant (near the Hwy 431 bridge) has great food, excellent service and now serves beer and Margaritas.  

You will enjoy the slow-paced, relaxing lifestyle at Lake Wedowee. Come make some family memories at this simple, but elegant lake home!

 PONTOON BOAT RENTAL at best rate available on the lake.  BOAT RENTAL RATE IS THE SAME RATE AS THE HOUSE RENTAL RATE, EXCEPT THE WEEKLY BOAT RENTAL RATE IS ONLY $850. (Compare our rates to $399 plus tax per day for a "day-only" rental at the local Marina!!!). 

 BOAT RENTAL POLICIES:

1)  BOAT OPERATOR MUST ATTEST TO PREVIOUS BOATING EXPERIENCE... NO TOWING / SKIING / TUBING ALLOWED.

2)  BOAT RENTAL IS NOW AVAILABLE YEAR-ROUND.  

3)  Boat MUST BE RENTED FOR ENTIRE DURATION OF GUEST STAY (i.e. WE CANNOT RENT THE BOAT FOR 'ONE OR TWO DAYS').  Summer rentals reserved for house and boat together due to high demand. This means you must rent the pontoon boat along with the house during these dates.

  

Keywords: Lakehouse, pontoon boat rental, snowbird

More Details

Owner
James Bankston
Member since: 2017
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
19 April, 2018

About James Bankston

We've done our best to create a beautiful, comfortable, clean retreat for families who want to relax and enjoy life at the lake. We hope you and your family will be our guests!

James Bankston purchased this house in 2006

Why James Bankston chose Wedowee

Lake Wedowee is an undiscovered gem. This beautiful, pristine lake has not yet been overrun with development. It's an unspoiled place to relax and enjoy time with friends and family.

What makes this house unique

Our guests frequently comment about the wonderful family time they have experienced at our lakehouse. Our goal has been to provide an atmosphere where great memories are made!

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house on Wedowee on Randolph County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Mater Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Master Bath with tub/shower
    Hall Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Hall bath with tub/shower
    Downstairs bathroom - Toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Master Bedroom with water view and Master Bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Guest Bedroom with water view and antique bed (plus daybed)
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , Guest Bedroom with twin over full bunk bed and addl twin bed
  • Futon in game room folds out into a full size bed to sleep 2.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • forests
  • marina
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
Pontoon boat and jet ski rental available at the best rate on the lake. Free canoe use for guests.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(11 traveller reviews)

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5

Great house and boat

  • 5 of 5

Andy was easy to work with and very responsive. The instructions for the boat were very easy and everything was already coordinated with the marina upon our arrival. The house was as described and perfect for our needs.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Eric, I'm glad you enjoyed your stay and I'm happy to hear everything went well. Thanks for the review as well. Thank you for choosing to stay at The Bearfoot Lodge!
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4

Nice place

  • 4 of 5

Nice cabin, at the end of the cove, easy access to lake.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Quite spot on the lake

  • 5 of 5

This was perfect for my family and a friends family to meet up on spring break. The house and boat were awesome. The owner was quick with responses and did everything he could to make our stay as pleasurable as could. Hands down 5 stars

  • Review Submitted: 09-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Spanish Fort, AL
5

Quiet, relaxing trip!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Andy for your hospitality. The house was very clean, well stocked with such a quiet, relaxing view. We loved being "unplugged" and having no schedule. There were plenty of games and videos and we really enjoyed the atmosphere. The location is far enough out not to be loud but close enough to get to stores for groceries, etc. The town is charming and we enjoyed the shops there. We were able to get out on boat and find the exciting rope swings and rock jumping. Although the boat broke down on us, I have to commend Andy for being so responsive in helping us and working on getting it fixed. In the meantime, there were opportunities listed in his welcome binder for hikes at state and national forest (found beautiful waterfalls to swim and cool off!) and enjoyed Flat Rock Park for swimming and floating. The house is close enough to canoe to the swing and rocks, and the kids had a great time doing that too. We came home rested and relaxed!

  • Review Submitted: 19-Feb-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for choosing to stay at The Bearfoot Lodge for your vacation! I'm happy to hear you enjoyed it. I'm also glad you all were able to get out and explore the surrounding areas and experience all the fun activities! Thank you for the review and I hope you'll come back for another visit.
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5

Beautiful property

  • 5 of 5

This was a true vacation. The house was just a perfect as described. We had everything we needed. Home owner was very friendly and helpful. House was very clean and property was beautiful.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Feb-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Rhonda, I'm happy to hear you enjoyed your vacation! Thank you for your review and thank you for choosing to stay at The Bearfoot Lodge. I hope you'll consider returning in the future!
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Alabama
5

GREAT WEEKEND!

  • 5 of 5

We used this house for a "Girl's Weekend Getaway". It was a great, relaxing and fun time. The house had everything we needed and the pontoon was awesome. We hope to come back soon!

  • Review Submitted: 15-Feb-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lisa, I would welcome you back to visit anytime! I'm glad to hear your girl's weekend was a success and that you enjoyed your visit. Thank you for choosing to stay at The Bearfoot Lodge!
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Location

Nearest Airport
83 Miles
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport
Car: recommended

Short drive to Cheaha State park. Approx 50 miles to Talledaga Speedway. 83 miles from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson Intl Airport and 95 miles from Birmingham International Airport.

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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £63.92

Rates listed do not include pontoon boat rental. Boat rental rates are the same as the house rental rates except the weekly boat rental is only $800.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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