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Totally Remodeled in 2013! Beautiful Point Lot with All the Modern Conveniences

People10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Space 1,900 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

4 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom - Totally Remodeled on Point Lot

Total remodel of this charming lakefront home in 2013. Roof, exterior walls, electrical, plumbing, floors, interior walls, stainless appliances, all bathroom fixtures, all light fixtures, EVERYTHING! Come experience the best that Smith Lake offers and also get high-speed Internet, Satellite TV, surround sound, and many other luxury features. This lakefront home sleeps up to 14 people and has a sleeping nook with two comfortable single beds.

You'll also have exclusive use of a new two-story dock with a swim pier and a boat lift for your boat. The upper deck is partially covered so you can enjoy the panoramic views while still sitting in the shade. There is also a covered deck off the family room with a gas grill and plenty of seating. A new 50' Plasma TV with surround sound hangs on the family room wall and there are two additional flat screen TV's in the house as well. Let us know if you have questions. This house has everything you need to enjoy both your time on the water and your time indoors. As of June 2014 we have added a new sidewalk to the pier and point with a gentle slope and only 6 - 7 stairs total. We have also sodded the yard and added new landscaping and a new, larger grill.

Please note that all our rates are for up to 10 people. Because of the extra wear and tear, we charge a small additional fee for each guest over 10.

For maps, details on launching your boat and where to park your trailer, etc., visit our website. The site is still under construction, but has lots of good stuff.

More Details

Owner
Bruce Gordon
Member since: 2009
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
22 July, 2018

About Bruce Gordon

My name is Bruce Gordon and I am happily married to Diane and have two sons, Ethan (14) and Eric (12). I teach finance at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and my wife and I also own Bruce Gordon Real Estate in Moulton. We are active at Moulton Baptist Church and can be found on Facebook if you are really bored and want to see photos and things. This is the second home that we have owned on Smith Lake and we totally love our time there. We use the rentals to help make the payments and use the home in between. We invite you to share our getaway at the lake.

Bruce Gordon purchased this cottage in 2012

Why Bruce Gordon chose Arley

This property is a great choice for two main reasons. First, it is located on a point lot with a view that can't be beat and second, the house is totally remodeled after being stripped down to the studs and rebuilt. Everything, and I mean everything, is new. We bought the property for the lot and then made the house what we wanted it to be with all the modern conveniences like wi-fi, satellite TV and surround sound.

What makes this cottage unique

Quiet location with unmatched view, but only minutes away from some great restaurants. Grocery store is only 10 minutes. In 45 minutes you can be in Cullman for more shopping choices, theaters, etc.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Arley in Winston County

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1900 sq ft
  • 2 stories
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Water Sports Gear
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • marina
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • water tubing

Reviews

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(28 traveller reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 28 reviews
5

Beautiful home and view!

  • 5 of 5

Our family just returned home after 5 days on the lake. This is a beautiful family friendly spacious home with a beautiful point lot. We will be staying here again.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks! We really appreciate you kind words. We try to make the house better each year. Please come again. Bruce and Diane Gordon
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5

Loved it and will be back

  • 5 of 5

Great location and views. We had such a relaxing time here and will be back again!

  • Review Submitted: 16-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome house! Awesome deck. Love the grill!

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a great vacation week!

  • Review Submitted: 17-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Take a break from reality with a great view...

  • 5 of 5

Waking up every morning to the view at Providence Point was such a relaxing and refreshing break from life. When we booked, we had planned to bring our boat. But the weather (cold, windy, and rainy) didn't cooperate so we chose to come boat-less anyway. We are so glad we did. What a relaxing trip! Even with the cold weather, you can sit in the family room and enjoy the view thanks to the fantastic windows. Driving down the gravel road, my wife began to question my choice. Once we walked onto the deck and saw the view she thanked me.

It was a true break from reality. Our cell phones didn't work. the wifi storage is limited, and you are quite a drive from a town with options. And no one complained one time—not even our teens.

Our group was two families consisting of four parents and eight teenagers and we had plenty of room. This is the biggest "small" house we have ever stayed in. The setup provided everyone with a bed and plenty of privacy when needed. The dock and deck provided great places to sit and watch the water pass by. Even without our boat and the ability to fish for hours like we had planned, this was one of the best trips we have ever taken.

The owners were terrific at communicating. Their pre-trip packet explained everything including the need to bring in your groceries due to the secluded location. The house was very clean and well taken care of. You simply can't find a better location and view for the price.

Do yourself a favor and book this property... you won't be disappointed.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

With a family of nine our house is quite busy. Sometimes it is nice to not have to be going somewhere and that is just what we enjoyed about this place. The house was impressively clean and plenty of room for my wife and I and our seven children. This was our first experience with renting a house like this and I can certainly see us doing this again.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: January 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Peaceful and Breathtaking

  • 5 of 5

Happy New Year to us! Part of my family wanted a get a way to bring in the new year and this was the perfect place! The view is stunning and so incredibly peaceful. I am not a morning person but I was up with the roosters every morning so I could sit out on the dock and soak it all in. The Gordon's were incredible to work with and extremely caring. They are such upstanding people! I hope to come back during the summer so I can enjoy playing in that gorgeous lake! I highly recommend this house and the homeowners to you for your getaway!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much! You guys are awesome and we welcome you back any time.
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Location

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Birmingham (BHM)
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Arley Coffee Shop - Full Menu and GREAT Food
Car: necessary

This property is located on deep water on beautiful Lewis Smith Lake in Arley, AL. The location is convenient to Cullman, Decatur, Huntsville and Birmingham. The views are breathtaking from this beautiful point lot and boating and fishing are just steps away from your family room. If you get tired of grilling or cooking yourself, there are are four restaurants within a 15 minute drive that are wonderful. Pets are welcome but must be approved prior to reservation.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Arley, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Summer #2 2018
21 Jul 2018 - 3 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
£720
for 3 nights
From
£190
From
£228
Fri,Sat
£1,443
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
Late Summer
4 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
£662
for 3 nights
From
£171
From
£228
Fri,Sat
£1,443
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
Labor Day 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 7 Sep 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,443
for 4 nights
From
£324
£2,052
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
September/October 2018
8 Sep 2018 - 26 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
£720
for 3 nights
From
£190
£1,291
£2,813
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
Late Fall
27 Oct 2018 - 19 Nov 2018
3 night minimum stay
£605
for 3 nights
From
£152
£1,062
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
Thanksgiving 2018
20 Nov 2018 - 25 Nov 2018
4 night minimum stay
£910
for 4 nights
From
£190
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
Late 2018
26 Nov 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
£605
for 3 nights
From
£152
£910
£1,747
 
 
Christmas 2018
22 Dec 2018 - 28 Dec 2018
4 night minimum stay
£819
for 4 nights
From
£168
£1,291
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
New Year 2019
29 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
3 night minimum stay
£720
for 3 nights
From
£190
£1,291
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£598
for 2 nights
From
£225
From
£190
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £380.7
Cleaning Fee £148.47

NO RESERVATION IS GUARANTEED UNTIL DEPOSIT IS PAID. Rates/terms subject to change until reservation is guaranteed. Cleaning fee is $150. $500 damage/reservation deposit due at booking. Full payment due within 30 days of check-in. Full refund if cancellation made 30 days in advance, full refund less $500 if made 15-30 days in advance and no refunds afterwards. Extra charge over 10 guests.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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