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Lake View Log Cabin Sleeps 8

16 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday cabin in Urbana - Kilmer's Log Cabin

3 Bedrooms and 1 Sofa Sleeper. 1 Spacious Bathroom. New! a Half bath!

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.

Thinking of finesse fishing? How about spin casting? Well, set that hook each and every time because you might land a 14"+ large mouth or small mouth bass and catch your limit of 5, or an 18" walleye with the right bait! A muskie angler? We'll put you in touch with the local Pomme de Terre Muskie Guide who will take you trolling on their 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 in Celt for the Mennonites bakery or the 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, too!

Living room opens to dining and kitchen area

Table games

Take One - Leave One Reads

Fireplace: gas

New Fire Pit area!

Nature park 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
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Shelby & Olga Kilmer
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 October, 2016
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About Shelby & Olga Kilmer

Hello! We are Shelby and Olga Kilmer! Our life is an adventure because we love to travel, when we are not working, of course! We visit family and good friends that live in the U.S. and Mexico! We've been to Canada and Italy! Both are beautiful places to vacation! We spend our other time enjoying our family and our good friends! We are avid anglers and that is one of 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 now, after a late career as a Spanish instructor for 9 yrs and also a stint as a Spanish and Reading adjunct faculty. We're both bilingual in Spanish and English! We have two adult sons. Rich is married to 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. Both are on a soccer team! Our other adult son, Chris, (Rich's twin) is an undergrad majoring in physics. He enjoy the outdoors, Astronomy, fixing computers, and reading, and has been to Guatemala with the Claretian Missionary Fathers. My mom, Delia, 90+, loves to travel and does not hesitate to go with us to Mexico, Chicago, Kansas, Nevada or any trip at a moments notice! She loves to crochet, embroider and make home-made flour tortillas. She loves fruit, vegetables & coconut water which she has enjoyed since a child! We live in Springfield and enjoy scenic drives through Mark Twain Forest, spot faults, and go camping and trout fishing, too! Nothing is more enjoyable for us than to get to know people from other walks of life, to learn about their customs, traditions and languages!

Shelby & Olga Kilmer purchased this cabin in 2001

Why Shelby & Olga Kilmer chose Missouri

We have been looking for "the place" to stay because we love to go fishing for bass and walleye. 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 lake! Our neighbors like the quietness of the area. We enjoy the scenic drives, the deer, raccoon, armadillos, possums, and turtles that we spot when in the area and vicinity! We enjoy fishing in Pomme de Terre Lake, because of the large & small mouth bass, walleye and especially the muskie! We're still trying to learn how to catch the walleye! In all, we enjoy our log cabin home a great deal especially preparing morning breakfast and sitting on the deck with our cups of steaming hot coffee and just soaking in view of the lake! We hope you will also enjoy your stay! 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!


based on 16 holidaymaker reviews

Lake View Log Cabin Sleeps 8
average rating of 4.75 based on 16 reviews


  • 5 of 5

We went to the Kilmers' cabin for our honeymoon and it was a perfect quiet location. The cabin itself was adorable and had most of what we needed. The porch was the best part and it was where we spent a lot of time relaxing, talking and enjoying the view. We learned about hummingbirds too! Thank you for your hospitality! We would definitely recommend you to our friends!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect, relaxing cabin

  • 5 of 5

This cabin was perfect. Lots of room and the back porch was our favorite spot. We even enjoyed watching the rain from the porch. The owners are as nice as they can be!!! We will bring our family back for sure.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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We had a great time. This was many good memories we plan to redo!

  • 5 of 5

The checking in was rocky poor phone service but once we checked in we were happy to not deal with phones! The cabin is relaxing and cozy. The decor is is perfect. We enjoyed the breezeway perfect for grilling and to put a pool for granddaughter, then you have the deck to look at the lake perfect evening relaxing! We never watched TV did put in DVDs for granddaughter but we played games every night ! we found a swim hole close by did kayaking and swimming. Boat marina not far either rented pontoon at Nemos Marina had a blast! Planning a return next Summer.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Yes! Unfortunately, we agree it was rocky, but this is very rare of us. We were in an area with no wifi towers! We profusely apologies for the inconvenience! We are glad our cabin home was what you were looking for to relax! We truly look forward to your return to Kilmer's Log Cabin.Thank you!
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Ready to book again!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Kilmer's cabin. The cabin was perfect for our needs. It was relaxing and peaceful and close to lake amenities. The back porch was a popular spot for our family to hang out and enjoy the view! I am ready to book another stay!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad your stay in our cabin home was great! We look forward to your return! Thank you!
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Relaxing and comfortable stay

  • 3 of 5

This is a very comfortable cabin to stay at.. The owner has included everything that is needed and you just need to bring your clothes and food. So if you're looking for that secluded get away, this is the place to go !

The down side is we were hoping to have a beach for the grandkids to play near the water. The view is beautiful though from the large deck.

Thank you for the stay..

  • Review Submitted: Jun 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We look forward to your return! Thank you!
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Outstanding views from large front deck

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was very clean and well maintained. Everything a guest could ask for was provided and then some. Its a bit off the beaten path, but well worth it when you get there. The views off large front deck are awesome.

Shelby and Olga maintained prompt and attentive communications and would highly recommend this cabin.

  • Review Submitted: May 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for staying in our cabin home for your vacation! We look forward to having you return for many more stays!
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Car: necessary

Wheatland Lucas Oil Speedway

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

Medical Services: Bolivar, Buffalo, and Hermitage, MO


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin on Urbana, Missouri

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Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £48
Cleaning Fee £78

Please call a day 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.
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Cell phone reception is very low in this area.

Reservation cancellation require 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.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Urbana, USA

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • 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
  • 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 3 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed , Sofa Sleeper
  • Master & Guest #2 King beds: towel, linen, pillows, light & heavy blankets, alarm clock, ceiling fan, Guest #1 bedroom (Full) off the living room: towels, pillows, light & heavy blankets, alarm clock. Sofa Sleeper-Full: towels, linen, pillows, light & heavy blanket (no alarm as everyone else will wake you up!)
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • churches
  • marina
  • 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
Personal Grocery Shopping Service Available! @ Mama Jean's, Price Cutter, Wal-Mart, Akins, Woods, Save-a-Lot, Dollar General Shopping Fees Grocery Total: Up to $149.00 = $20 fee, $150.00 - $299.00 = $30.00 fee, $300.00 & over = 15% fee. Fees, include shopping, delivery, and mileage (Cost of groceries not included in fee. You will be billed when booking. Receipt will be emailed after shopping has been completed) Contact Olga, owner, by telephone or email prior to booking, if you would like to take advantage of this personal shopping service. Thank you!

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