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"Hidden Gem" On Smith Lake, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Sleeps 10+

People10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

"Hidden Gem" On Smith Lake, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Sleeps 10+

Welcome to "Hidden Gem" on Smith Lake. A mountain lovin' girl married to a lake lovin' boy found the perfect home to fit both of our loves. Hidden Gem provides guests the feeling of being nestled in a mountain cabin retreat while being located on beautiful Smith Lake. Our home has brought many Woosah (defi: tell someone to calm down and relax) moments for us that we would like to extend to you.

This cabin is our family's vacation spot, but we would love to share with others when we are not there. Hidden Gem is a 3 bedroom 2 bath log cabin nestled in a cove located on the main channel in the central part of the lake. It is perfect for families with small children who want a secluded spot to swim or fish without worrying about boat traffic. The home is located just minutes from Duncan Marina (where boat rentals are available).

The upstairs loft boasts a fantastic owners suite with a queen size bed, private bath with a spa inspired shower and relaxing sitting area with large flat screen TV, DVD player, and Wii play station. Downstairs hosts the remaining two bedrooms, bathroom, living room, and kitchen and dining area. Bedroom 1 consists of a queen size bed and has a TV and DVD player. Bedroom 2 has two futon bunk beds (futon folds out to full-size on bottom and twin on top). The living room has all leather furniture, flat screen TV, DVD player. There is a large video library available for your viewing enjoyment.

The kitchen is fully equipped with stainless steel appliances, including a gas stove, fridge, microwave, toaster, and coffee maker. There are also utensils and spices available for the avid cookers who like to whip up delicious meals! A charcoal grill is available for the grill masters as well.

In addition to lake access from our 10 X10 swim pier, our home is located across the street from the neighborhood rec area that has a tennis court, basketball court, and football/soccer field. We do offer the use of any equipment we have (soccer ball, tennis racquets and balls, basketball, archery equipment) for our guest to use during their stay.

The neighborhood boat launch is located just over 1/2 mile from our home and there is space available to store you trailer at the house.

The outside of the house has a sloping walk way down to the swim pier. We offer a canoe and aqua lily pad for guest to use for their enjoyment while here. There is a large fire pit for you to huddle around during the cool fall evenings and make s'mores or just enjoy some music from the outdoor speaker available. Or you might just want to enjoy some quiet reading time in the hammock that overlooks the lake. During chilly winter months you may just want to cozy up around the wood burning stove in the living room with a book or movie. The relaxing options are endless!

This home has been a wonderful place for our family to relax and reconnect, we hope that you will enjoy it as much as we have. We look forward to having you as guest in our home and sharing in your own Woosah moments!

(Is considered seasonal water and water levels fall low in late fall through the winter)

UPDATE 10/20/2016: We have recently added an additional vacation rental on Smith Lake that has year round water and a single slip boat dock with swim pier. Please feel free to check it out as well at VRBO #927680

More Details

Owner
Haley Smithing
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
23 September, 2017

About Haley Smithing

We are a busy family that lives in the Nashville, TN area. We decided we needed a place that we could escape the craziness of our everyday lives and reconnect with each other and nature. Hidden gem has been the best move we ever made! We want to be able to have other share in these types off moments too! We hope you will enjoy your time here as much as we do.

Why Haley Smithing chose Alabama

This property offers seclusion while still being on the lake. We try to offer things that will allow you to take a step away from your busy life and just reconnect with your family and the outdoors.

Location

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • marina
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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"Hidden Gem" On Smith Lake, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Sleeps 10+
average rating of 4.837209 based on 43 reviews
Beulaville, North Carolina
5

Wonderful woodsy setting with a healthy glimpse of the lake from the back porch!

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for a run, jump, dive in, have a blast in the lake kind of a place, this is it! The log home is both spacious and cozy with a very nice kitchen, well arranged for teamwork cooking! The leather sofa/recliners are large and cushy for really comfy video watching. No TV watching available on the main level but the owner has provided about 100 DVDs for guests. Also, there is no wifi or cable tv available here, so bring your own hotspot. The very attractive stairs leading to the large suite upstairs are open and somewhat dangerous for small dogs, small children, and the elderly. For everyone else, they are great! The setting of this home peering down the long sidewalk to the lake is everything you need if you are looking for a peaceful and restful place to be.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

We like the location and house is nice. We did miss wifi and cable as we wanted to watch Nascar

  • 4 of 5

Nice place. Would have paid more for wifi and direct TV. House was clean and uncluttered. Loved spa shower.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Huntsville, Alabama
5

Perfect moments!

  • 5 of 5

We sure enjoyed our stay. Even with some rainy weather, there were some perfect moments of sitting on the porch listening to the rain. We loved that the swim pier is located in the back of the cove because we felt like we didn't have to worry about space, or bothering anyone else (or worrying about boat traffic). We even got to do a little fishing (which was perfect for the kids) right off the pier. The wooded lot really helped it feel secluded. Even with other people in the neighboring homes, we felt like we had the place all to ourselves. The cabin was nice and cozy, just the right size for our family of 7. Everyone had space and we didn't feel like the kids had to fight for somewhere to sleep. Sitting around the campfire, making smores, laughing with our kids, it was worth every penny! Thank you for opening your home and allowing us to stay. We will definitely be back again! We're so glad we discovered your "Hidden Gem"!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect place for us!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved Hidden Gem! It was very accommodating for the 9 of us. We were so surprised at all of the extras that were there for the kids. The owners definitely make this place feel like home. It was our first time staying here, but it wasn't our last!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hidden Gem

  • 3 of 5

Hidden Gem house and porch were great. Except for no dishwasher and no disposal, the property was well maintained and very nice and clean. Our family enjoyed the week at Hidden Gem.

However, the pier was inadequate for a family and the pictures were misleading on the VRBO website for this property. It only showed the neighbors piers, not the Hidden Gem's pier which I thought was misleading.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nashville tn.
5

Great

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at Hidden Gem. The house was perfect, well stocked, very clean. We have stayed at several places on Smith Lake and this was our favorite. Thank you for sharing. We will be back

  • Review Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin 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
 
Thanksgiving
20 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£542
for 3 nights
From
£155
 
 
Holiday
20 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£542
for 3 nights
From
£155
 
 
Peak
25 May 2018 - 6 Aug 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,050
for 5 nights
From
£194
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£311
for 2 nights
From
£117
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £74.08
Pet Fee £74.08
Damage Deposit £370.4

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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