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Lake view Log Cabin on a ridge. Sleeps 8!

Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Space 1,500 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 1 Sofa Sleeper. 1.5 Bath, equipped Kitchen, 2 dining room tables

Enjoy our log cabin home away from the hustle and bustle of city life! Early in the morning, sit on the deck with a cup of hot coffee and enjoy the spectacular view of Pomme de Terre Lake, while listening to the birds singing! Watch the early anglers passing by in their boats to their favorite water hole or watch the water skiers right from the deck.

Relax in the evening by the fire pit, while roasting marshmallows!

Thinking of finesse fishing or spin casting? Setting the hook is free and you might catch a 14"+ large mouth or small mouth bass or 18" walleye! A muskie angler? We'll put you in touch with our friend, Earle Hammond of Pomme de Terre Muskie Guide who will take you trolling on his pontoon boat.

Family time is great when going for a drive to check out the nearby state park and swimming areas by the lake! Don't forget to bring your life jackets! Visit the Corp of Engineers Museum by Pomme de Terre Dam or dine at the marina restaurant!

Take a drive through Tunas and head toward Lead Mine! Drive slow for the Mennonites are on their buggies or bikes! Stop at the Mennonites bakery or store for a sandwich and groceries. Visit Lead Mine for hand-made quilts and farmers market vegetables along the road!

Return to the log cabin for a crock pot dinner or grill a dinner! Relax playing a table game, snuggle with a good read or sit on the deck or fire pit with some home-made ice cream, while enjoying the serenity of the evening in the company of your family and friends!

Well-equipped kitchen that includes popcorn air popper, electric ice cream machine, and waffle maker, too!

Living room opens to dining and kitchen area

Board games, Reads: Take One - Leave One,

Fireplace: gas

New Fire Pit area!

Nature park w/children's swings, just a skip-and-a-hop from cabin.

Ample parking on premises

Public boat docks & picnic grounds

Earl's Muskie Guide Service: Contact owners for information

More Details

Shelby & Olga Kilmer
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 April, 2018

About Shelby & Olga Kilmer

Hello! We are Shelby and Olga Kilmer! Our life is an adventure because we love to travel! We visit family and good friends that live in the U.S. and Mexico! We've been to Canada, Italy, and on the Danube River to see Germany, Austria, & Budapest! We are avid anglers and that is one of the many reasons for having our log cabin at Pomme de Terre!

Shelby is from Kansas and is a Math professor. I am from Texas and a Spanish interpreter/instructor. We're bilingual in Spanish and English! We have twin adult sons. Rich and, Liz, our beautiful daughter-in-law, both university graduates. They enjoy family sports with our two adorable grandchildren, Karina, who has been a dancer since age 3 and now is learning the cello. Nicky, who continues learning to play the violin. Our other adult son, Chris, is an undergrad majoring in physics. My mom, Delia, 92, loves to travel with us! We live in Springfield and enjoy scenic drives through Mark Twain Forest, spot faults, camping and fishing, too! Nothing is more enjoyable for us than to get to know people from other walks of life, to learn about their culture, traditions and languages!

Shelby & Olga Kilmer purchased this cabin in 2000

Why Shelby & Olga Kilmer chose Urbana

We have been looking for "the place" to stay because we enjoy fishing for bass, walleye, and muskie! We selected this area because it is not a very busy lake by our standards. There is a small Nature Conservation Park not far and to the south is the cabin! We like the quietness of the area and also our neighbors! We enjoy the scenic drives to Lead Mind and Tunas and getting acquainted with others in the area, especially the gentle Mennonites, whom Shelby is a distant kin. We see deer, raccoon, armadillos, possums, turtles, cows and camel! Yes, camel!

In all, we enjoy our log cabin home a great deal, especially sitting on the deck with our cups of steaming hot coffee while soaking in the view of the lake or by the fire pit enjoying the evening as we roast marshmallows! We hope you will also enjoy your stay in our home! Nuestro Hogar es Su Hogar! Our Home Is Your Home!

What makes this cabin unique

We were taken away by the fantastic view from the deck of this log cabin! We enjoy sitting on the deck during the day and evening and really appreciate the quietness and serenity of our log cabin's location!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Urbana in Green

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , pedestal sink
  • New! Half bath: pedestal sink & toilet. Along with the already very spacious bathroom with cathedral ceiling & skylight that provide lots of natural light! Towels, Shower/tub combination w/hotel-style white shower curtain, tub mat, pedestal sink, wall mirror w/light fixture, additional mounted large wall mirror w/light fixture for extra light, lots of towel hooks, high commode seat, hair dryer, liquid hand soap, and the essential toilet paper rolls.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed , Sofa Sleeper
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , Two twin beds (not bunk beds)
  • Master & Guest #1: King beds: linen, pillows, blankets, alarm clock, ceiling fans. Guest #2 two twin beds : linen, pillows, blankets, alarm clock. Sofa Sleeper-Full: linen, pillows, blanket
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Picnic table in breezeway. Marina to rent water skis and a boat! Amish/Mennonites store!


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Lake view Log Cabin on a ridge. Sleeps 8!
average rating of 4.818182 based on 22 reviews


  • 5 of 5

The view is amazing!! Loved sitting on the porch and looking out at the lake!

  • Review Submitted: 20-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Yes! The view is absolutely beautiful! So, relaxing and soothing to the eyes! Thank you for staying in our log cabin! We hope to have you return again!
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Shawnee, KS

Great view and home!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for opening your home for others to experience! The view was breathtaking, and the home itself was beautiful. We found many adventures in the area and had a great trip!

  • Review Submitted: 03-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are happy that you had a relaxing time and enjoyed the beautiful view! We look forward to your next return! Thank you!
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Great cabin and perfect getaway!!

  • 5 of 5

Great weekend getaway with a great view! Had everything we needed and had that rustic home feel. We'll be back!

  • Review Submitted: 16-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much! We look forward to your re-booking on your next family vacation/get-away!
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Graet place to stay and the owners were awesome

  • 5 of 5

Was very happy with this cabin. Great location dor our purpose and had wonderful time

  • Review Submitted: 14-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! We look forward to your return to our cabin!
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Beautiful setting. Great back porch..super clean and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

The owners are exceptional people! Olga bent over backwards to accomodate us when we were in a pinch and needed to get in asap. She responded to my plea/text on a Sunday evening and we were set to move in the next day! It is a very relaxing place...quiet. nice back porch. Great kitchen for food prep, everything you need, very clean. So thankful it all worked out!!!!! Super people!

  • Review Submitted: 27-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! We look forward to having you and your family return to our cabin!
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Breathtaking view!

  • 5 of 5

This is an awesome cabin. One of the best views from the back deck. Shelby and Olga have made this cabin very inviting and have everything you will need for your stay. We will definitely be booking this cabin again in the future!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We look forward to your return to our cabin casita! Thank you!
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Wheatland Lucas Oil Speedway

July Wheatland Lucas Off-Track Race

Groceries: Carson's Corner and in Lead Mine & Buffalo, MO

Medical Services: Bolivar, Buffalo, and Hermitage, MO


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £67.86
Damage Insurance £42.14

Please call 5 days before arrival for Key Code. Use only the deadbolt to unlock/lock. Return key to key box, when leaving the cabin to venture out and when departing. A $15.00 charge will be deducted from the property damage deposit if key is lost.
Read all the details and instructions to reach the area in hospitality section.
Cell phone reception is very low in this area.

Reservation cancellation requires a 30 days notice.
Nightly rate subject to change without notice.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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