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michael jones

Member since: 2013
Speaks English

luxury luxury luxury fun fun fun

25 Reviews
People20
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 5 bedroom holiday home in Cadiz - THE GREAT ESCAPE

at the end of cunningham lane a spanish style lake retreat

this luxury home sits with water on both sides of backyard and a 10 acre wildlife refuge in back yard ... when you sit at the round table in the kitchen drinking your mourning coffee i'ts as if you have you own private zoo... Deer, Geese, Ducks of all types, Turkey, Squirrels, Woodpeckers, and more....certain months of the year pelicans migrate through and you see them by the thousands.. water skiing, fishing, boat riding and jet skiing are at your finger tips and a covered dock with guest parking at end of community dock is also at your finger tips bring your own boat, rent one or take the plunge and buy one..it s up to you just come and enjoy...

Boats and Jet Skis available just ask for details...

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
michael jones (Owner)
Member since: 2013
Speaks English

Why michael jones chose Kentucky

my wife and I bought this house last year and cannot believe the detail in this home ...from the hand laid driveway to the pictured fireplace in the game room to the abundance of unique lights this house is amazing with 5 bedrooms 3 1/2 bathrooms all unique and highly detailed she really shines.. we are not able to go as often as we would like and want to share this memory maker with others.. it is a new experience each time we go, the crappie fishing is fantastic and the jet skiing is awesome... in the afternoon hop on your boat and go straight across the lake to the Lake Barkley State Lodge and eat their Buffet 'Friday is seafood buffet'..

whatever water activity you enjoy it is here launch your kayak from the back yard.. come and enjoy 'THE GREAT ESCAPE'

What makes this house unique

beautiful views of the lake, 10 acre wildlife refuge in back yard like your own zoo.. game room with Ms. Packman and many other favorites foosse ball, air hockey, poker table, indoor side by side basketball, outdoor basketball, fireplace and gas grill outside.. covered boat slip in community doc have friends with boats guest parking is also available at far end of community doc bring your friends your boats and enjoy this wonderful location

Reviews

4.6
based on 25 holidaymaker reviews

luxury luxury luxury fun fun fun
average rating of 4.6 based on 25 reviews
5

We loved the stay

  • 5 of 5

Our entire family (19) spent a week at this rental home. It worked out really well for our family with 10 kids 12 and under. Great bedrooms with lots of floor space for kids sleeping on the floors. The game room with pac man, air hockey, goose all, and basketball helped keep the kids entertained on our rainy days. Plenty of showers and bathrooms for all. There were lots of fun activities to do in the area. Hiking, water park (Ventura water park by eddyville) go carts. The home does not have good beach swimming on the property nor boat access. We brought a couple kayaks along and that worked well from the shoreline we did some fishing from the shoreline as well. We had a great time together. Thank you Mike for a great stay.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Awesome glad you enjoyed your stay we strive to get perfect ratings. Thank you. Mike
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3

Neat house that has plenty of room but NO reasonable access to the water

  • 3 of 5

We spent a week with extended family at this property. The house has plenty of room for guests if you use airmatresses. There are beds for 12. Game room provided plenty of entertainment for the kids. While we were there the main AC unit went out, which the property owner seemed to address in a reasonable fashion. The big problem with the property was the lake access. There is a forest preserve on the back of the property. You cannot access the water there in any reasonable fashion except to fish. It's a 2 foot drop over tree roots into a murky cove. We were told that we could use the community dock to tie up the boat during the day. We were quickly informed by year round residents that we were not allowed to tie up for the day. This meant frequent trailoring of the boat. There was no swimming off community dock. The only swimming was 30 minutes away at the state park.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

What a wonderful property! It is even better than the pictures. The house is lovely and spacious.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed this past weekend with our whole family in order to celebrate my grandparents' 60th anniversary. It was terrific! The house is very spacious, nicely appointed, and very clean. The owner is very helpful and quick to reply to any questions. We were thrilled to see all of the wildlife just out the windows. Every day we watched deer, rabbits, water fowl, and more right in the yard. We rented a boat from the marina and it all worked out well. We look forward to going back!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review and thanks for staying with us You guys where wonderful to deal with thanks and God bless. Mike
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5

Beautiful place to spend time with family & friends...

  • 5 of 5

Loved our stay in this beautiful home! We have a family of 10 plus grandparents who joined us and we had plenty of room. Really enjoyed the kitchen, dining and great room area--loved how open it was--enjoyed many of late nights playing cards, eating meals and just relaxing. We rented a tritoon and jet skis almost the entire week from the marina which was a two minute drive away by water (about 20-25' by car). The people at Lake Barkley Marina were super awesome, very helpful and genuinely wanted to help make our stay a great one. Aside from the home, one of our favorite spots to go and enjoy was down by the beach with the rope swing. It's a must if you enjoy the water! We would anchor our boat and jet skis and spent many afternoons swimming and just hanging out there. The kids LOVED it!!! Fishing wasn't so good while we were there, but it didn't stop many of our avid fishermen from trying. Caught several big catfish, many small ones and probably a dozen bluegill fishing off the shore by the home. We had a good time trying!! All in all, we made many memories that will be talked about for years to come. Perfect place for our large family!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Beautiful house and property but lake access limited

  • 4 of 5

Home interior was very nice, showers luxurious, beautiful kitchen, very roomy. The house is a bit dark and could use some lighting updates. With small kids you would need to be cautious as the stair and loft banisters are not to code and a small child could easily fall through.

We did have an issue with the air conditioning on main floor working when we arrived but owner responded promptly to the concern and had it fixed as quickly as possible, which we appreciated.

The property is beautiful with great opportunities to see wildlife as described. One morning we walked down to the lake edge and found two baby fawn hiding in the brush. We quickly left them alone but my daughter will likely never forget that. I do think however that the pictures are a bit misleading, they represent the views from the property well but give the impression of shoreline, which is actually the neighbors, who has obvious no trespassing signs posted. Most of the property line is actually wooded without very good access. There is a small trail leading to the lake edge through the woods but is weedy and a sharp drop off to the water, not a beach, so would not be a good place to "launch your kayak" as the house descriptions suggests. Lake access was a bit disappointing but overall our stay was good.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay and sorry not to get a 5 star review. I do read and appreciate all reviews. The waters edge all around the lake is public access so everyone can walk all along the area so I apologize if you felt you where unable to do so. the path to the water is maintained "but is thru part of the wildlife sanctuary where you saw the baby deer" and is where I launch my kayaks keep my jet skies and tie up my boat when I am at the lake, it is as described aprox 3 feet deep with firm bottom not muddy it is not a beach entry but we swim and play there when we stay there.. the state lodge has a sandy beach area if beach entry is more to your taste.. again thank you for your review and we strive to make your stay enjoyable. I hope if you ever return that we can get a 5 star review by meeting all your expectations, everyone that stays at our home has worked hard and just wants to have a relaxing get away and it is our goal to give you the enjoyment you deserve thanks and God Bless .MIke
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5

Excellent

  • 5 of 5

Ok people. Seriously. You have got to stay in this home. Fantastic. It was paradise from the moment we pulled up to the house. We had a huge group and everyone totally enjoyed themselves. We had some unbelievable fun all weekend long. It was one of the best vacations we have had and we all travel a lot. The house was very warm and welcoming with all of the amenities. We wanted for nothing. The rooms were very spacious, clean, comfortable, inviting; a home away from home but nicer. LOL The lake view is to die for with plenty of fishing and other outdoor activities. We didn't want to leave. Ok, if you can't stay there over night...Just pay for a few hours and go take a shower there. AWESOME! I could have just spend one day doing that in the luxurious showers. Last but not lease, the owner was super responsive to our every need and was available every time I called or emailed him. He is a super great guy to do business with. We plan to do this again next year. This is the perfect venue for your family getaway. You will NOT be disappointed. Enjoy

  • Review Submitted: Jun 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Car: necessary

this luxury home sits with water on both sides of backyard and a 10 acre wildlife refuge in back yard ... when you sit at the round table in the kitchen drinking your mourning coffee i'ts as if you have you own private zoo... Deer, Geese, Ducks of all types, Turkey, Squirrels, Woodpeckers, and more....certain months of the year pelicans migrate through and you see them by the thousands.. water skiing, fishing, boat riding and jet skiing are at your finger tips. full covered boat slip at community boat dock or use our guest parking at the far end of dock for overnight parking of your personal boat....

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Cadiz, Kentucky

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
fall 2016
12 Sep 2016 - 21 Nov 2016
2 night minimum stay
£789
for 2 nights
From
£299
 
 
thanksgiving
22 Nov 2016 - 28 Nov 2016
2 night minimum stay
£917
for 2 nights
From
£363
 
 
fall 2
29 Nov 2016 - 20 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
£789
for 2 nights
From
£299
 
 
christmas-new year
21 Dec 2016 - 4 Jan 2017
2 night minimum stay
£917
for 2 nights
From
£363
 
 
winter
5 Jan 2017 - 22 Mar 2017
2 night minimum stay
£789
for 2 nights
From
£299
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£1,216
for 3 nights
From
£341
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £1,537
cleaning fee. £192
Tax Rate 11.0%

$2000.00 refundable security deposit is required 10 days prior to your stay.. once received and processed key code will be sent to you..

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Cadiz, USA

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 4500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Master - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet
  • 3 full and 1 1/2 bath rooms
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Bedroom # 4 upstairs - 1 Large Double Bed , with TV and DVD player.. shared bathroom..Jack & Jill
    Bedroom 3 Upsatirs - 1 Large Double Bed , with TV and DVD player.. shared bathroom..Jack & Jill
    Bedroom #3 downstairs - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , with TV and DVD player
    bedroom #6 Upstairs Master - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , awesome views, Private huge bathroom..TV & DVD player
    Bedroom #1-2 downstairs with sitting area - 2 Double Bed , beds are in seperated areas plenty of privacy..with 1/2 bath
  • 2 king, 2 queen, 2 full total six bedrooms
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Games ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

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