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Vacation Rental House At Pickwick Lake

People16
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

5 Bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, Sleeps 16

• Custom built home with all new modern appliances.

• Access to 10 acres with private lake access, large fire pit, walking trail, hillside playground and more!

• Large parking area for multiple vehicles including boats and/or trailers.

• 2 public boat ramps less than 1 mile away in Waterloo. Bring your own boat or rent one. Eastport Marina at Bear Creek is closest marina which is across the lake (approx. 3 miles)

• 3 levels of spacious living with bedrooms and baths on each level.

• 5 Bedrooms, 3 ½ baths, 2 furnished kitchens, and 2 living rooms.

• Extra-large wrap around porches for scenic viewing, outdoor grilling, reading, or just relaxing on front or back porch swings.

• Wood burning fire place, Wi-Fi Internet,U-Verse, and many extra amenities not typically found in vacation rentals.

• Perfect for family vacations or reunions, large group of friends, fishing groups, church groups, or a relaxing getaway for two.

If property not available for time period desired, please call owner at 901-849-1682. Another recently built house in same area may be available.

Optional Kayak rentals(4 total) - $20 per kayak for the 1st day and $10 per day thereafter. Paddles and life vest included.

More Details

Owner
Randy Wellman
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
19 October, 2017

About Randy Wellman

We live in Collierville, TN. I work at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, and my wife works at Baptist Memorial Hospital. I'm originally from the north but like southern living much better as does my wife, Kelly, who grew up in this area. We recently became empty nesters but loving the new lifestyle change.

Randy Wellman purchased this house in 2011

Why Randy Wellman chose Alabama Mountains

Waterloo is a place that grows on you. We have been going there for over 20 years yet continue to discover more reasons to return. That's why we finally decided to build a vacation house there a few years ago. Not only is it a beautiful area of the country and a fun place for family vacations, but it is a wonderful community where people are friendly, considerate,and helpful. Likewise, it is a place where you can enjoy your privacy in a very tranquil setting, let your hair down, and truly relax. And, of course, if you like the water, then Waterloo is the place to be. In just a few minutes, you can be playing, fishing, or just cruising down the river for miles, with no hassles whatsoever.

What makes this house unique

Exceptional sightseeing both on and off the lake. Bring your own boat or rent one from local marina.

Location

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Muscle Shoal, AL
Nearest Barpub
30 Miles
Florence, AL
Nearest Golf
30 Miles
Florence, AL
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Highway 14
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Waterloo
Nearest Beach
12 Miles
Pickwick by water

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Waterloo in Lauderdale County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Min. age of primary renter: 22
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Master Bath with walk-in shower and soaking tub
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Third floor full bath
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , 1st floor full bath
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Main floor 1/2 bath
  • Full bath on all three floors plus additional 1/2 bath on second floor. Master bath has large walk-in shower, soaking tub, his and her sinks.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed , 1 Bunk Bed , Sleeps 4
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Single Bed , 1 Bunk Bed , Sleeps 3
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hunting
  • hunting small game
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
Country house with 10 acres of privacy, walking trail, fire pit, play area, plus water access too. Spacious areas for off-street parking including boats.

Reviews

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Vacation Rental House At Pickwick Lake
average rating of 4.9866667 based on 75 reviews
5

Beautiful Escape

  • 5 of 5

My entire family had a great time and keep asking me when we are going back. There were no complaints from anyone. Pleasing all of the members of my family (especially 3 teenage girls) is a difficult task. You can have it all here. No matter if it is rest and relaxation that you are looking for, or adventure and hiking, or fishing and boating, it is all available here. Randy and Kelly are also very welcoming and helpful.

We cannot wait for our next visit!!!!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad your family had a great vacation, Sandra! Thanks for the nice review
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5

Paradise is the correct address!

  • 5 of 5

This place is amazing. The owners thought of everything. We rent quite frequently for our vacations and this is one of the best if not the best we have ever rented. The only regret is that we were not here long enough to enjoy all that the place had to offer. You can not see how beautiful this place if from the pictures, you will need to experience it first hand.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad to hear you all enjoyed your stay, Margaret, and thank you for taking the time to send in such a nice review. And, yes, we do our best to keep this property in tip top shape and a place where families and friends can have a great vacation.
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5

Spacious and Luxurious

  • 5 of 5

Had a great time here hosting a few groups of customers on business meetings. House was clean and in great shape when we arrived, Randy was extremely easy to work with, and house was equipped well with cooking items. Definitely will be coming back in the future!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great Weekend!

  • 4 of 5

Eight friends ran away for the weekend to this beautiful "hidden" gem. This house is just like the pictures and these owners are super. Mr. Wellman even unlocked the door and turned on the lights for us since we were arriving quite late. Every detail has been paid attention to, even providing a way for you to "buy" ice there at the house and enjoy a fresh cup of coffee from their Keurig. You are definitely off the beaten path as far as restaurants and shopping, but neighbors are close. Pay close attention to owners directions since finding this place can be tricky. Yes, you really do drive through a graveyard. There's lots of outside fun to be had if you have good knees and enjoy a climb back to the house. There is a stairway, but not for the fainthearted. Our only disappointment was that we assumed from the pictures online that we would be able to enjoy the water's view from the house as well as the fire pit. You only catch a glimpse of the water through the trees and the fire pit is at the bottom of the hill, requiring those good knees and a climb back to house unless you want to use your car. Wasn't a big deal, we just assumed wrong. Only one bed on main floor, so be prepared to climb stairs either up or down. Huge comfortable back porch with a swing and where we spent most of our time. Book it! You won't be disappointed.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you had a great time and enjoyed your stay. And yes one of the features of the house which we find almost everyone appreciates Is that there is plenty of room to roam, but agree not necessarily for those who prefer more of the conveniences of city living where everything is a few steps away.
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5

Beautiful Home

  • 5 of 5

The owners are very nice, helpful, friendly, want to make your stay one you will remember and talk about, kind of people. This home is truly a home away from home. Everything you would have in your home they have put in this home so that you will feel right at home. It's big, spacious and tastefully decorated home. Because I was a tad bit confused as to how the house lays out I am going to share this as I feel it will be helpful. You come in on the main level which has your master bedroom with full bath, nice big separate shower and separate soak tub, living room, kitchen, half a bath, dinning area with table for 8, on the other side of the kitchen there is a dinning area with seating for 4. This main level there is also the wrap around porch that you will enjoy sitting and eating out on. If you head upstairs there are 2 bedrooms with one full bath in the hall. If you head downstairs there are 2 bedrooms with one full bath a living room and a kitchen with a small room for recreation and exercise. You can enter the house from the main level and the downstairs level. It's a great house, great location away from it all and great owners. I would highly recommend this house for you vacation needs!!! I would give this house 5 stars! I do have just one little suggestion. It would be nice to have the downstairs kitchen stocked the same as the upstairs kitchen

  • Review Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great description of floor layout. Glad you all had a nice visit. Good suggestion on stocking 2nd kitchen more. I think one thing that has occurred over time is that some from the second kitchen migrated to the main kitchen, but we can purchase more overall for both just to make sure there will be plenty for very large groups.
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5

Awesome property

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect house for my extended family to enjoy the weekend. This house is fully stocked with EVERYTHING you need - a definite home away from home. Randy, the owner was available for all of our questions and made great suggestions for things for us to do in the area. Might just make this a yearly trip with the family!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great to hear you enjoyed your stay!!
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Waterloo, Alabama

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£561
for 3 nights
From
£163
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£178
Thu,Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee and Linens £72.03
Refundable Damage Deposit £227.46

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.
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