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Authentic Log cabin with something for everyone.. See video in photos section

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

A genuine log cabin nestled in wine country 45 minutes from St. Louis

An original log cabin on 7 acres with a small lake in the front yard. Sleeps 8 in beds and 10 maximum capacity. More wildlife than imaginable. Every time of day brings out different animals and birds. Built for family gatherings and fun. Enjoy swimming in the lake and feeding the catfish. Enjoy local historical places, Ride the Katy Trail, do some local shopping, and be sure to visit awarding winning historical downtown Washington 10 miles away. For chrome users, to see the video, click through the photos until the video image appears.

Property Manager
Tami Morton
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 January, 2017

About Tami Morton

Johnny and Tami Morton purchased this little paradise in 2010 to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Both involved in multiple business ventures, it was a gift to come home in the evening and unwind in this beautiful serene setting. It was like being miles from nowhere yet close if necessary. We loved the cabin so much we decided to share it with others. We live very close and take much pride in ownership. We hope you love it and care for it the same as we do.

Tami Morton purchased this house in 2010

Why Tami Morton chose Missouri

Rebecca Lane is in the middle of nowhere, but actually close to everything. St. Louis is 45 minutes, Washington is 10 minutes, and downtown Marthasville which has practically everything you would need in 3 minutes. Why not this property????

What makes this house unique

Only log cabin of its kind in this area. Built from 10" logs. Large and spacious, lake front, woods to wander in, chimanea to watch fires in, firepit to have open fires for roasting hotdogs, smores and more, berries to pick, fish to feed, wildlife such as deer, fox, raccoons, herons, skunks, turtles, muskrats, hummingbirds and wild birds too numerous to name. A real outdoor paradise for nature lovers.

IMPORTANT SIDE NOTE: The cabin is filled with taxidermy animals. WE DID NOT KILL ANY OF THESE. They were victims of traffic accidents, purchased at auctions, or donated to us by conservationists. We thought this would be a great way for adults and children alike to see wildlife up close without ever feeling the need to harm a live animal. They are also unable to grow new hair so we ask that you do not handle of pet. If taxidermy animals bother you, the cabin is probably not a good fit. Thank you.

Guestbook comments from the manager

My birthday gathering was at the cabin. It was so wonderful. I highly recommend this place! Cozy, comfortable, serene! The view of the pond is so calming. I can't rave about it enough. Stay here. It's great!!
Apr 2016
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Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(41 traveller reviews)

Authentic Log cabin with something for everyone.. See video in photos section
average rating of 4.609756 based on 42 reviews

Tranquility in the Woods

  • 5 of 5

We live in South Florida and were looking for a place near St Louis (where I'm originally from) for all our grown kids to come together in one central location to celebrate the new year and Christmas together. (We gathered from places like Colorado Springs, CO; Columbus, OH, and Miami, FL; as well as the kids still residing in the St Louis area). We knew we wanted a cabin and this fit the bill perfectly. The large dining table in the kitchen allowed us, for the first time in a long time, to actually sit together for a meal. The rustic, old-time cabin feel was great, overlooking the lake, offered a great way to relax in the morning with a hot cup of coffee. I'm not sure when the next opportunity will arise for all of us to get together again, but I believe we will likely stay here again in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family Christmas in the country

  • 5 of 5

Our party of 6 adults and two dogs thoroughly enjoyed our stay in the quaint cabin decorated for Christmas. It was as advertised, clean and well stocked. We did a lot of cooking while there and found all the necessities provided. The pots and pans were of good quality and easy to use. There are plenty of dishes and glassware for ten. The cabin was comfortable and large enough for all three families to have their own private space. We only wished the weather had been more amenable to use the outside patio and fire pit. The pond thawed one afternoon long enough for a couple of hearty souls to take out one of the boats. They had fun. We appreciated the expansiveness of the property but were not sure when we reached the limits of the property. We didn't want to trespass on others. Also hunting season had opened(thanks for the notice in the book) and we didn't want to be accidental targets. We enjoyed the Shaw Nature Preserve and lunch and wine tastings at Blumenhof Winery the day after Christmas. The wine was great and the folks friendly. Using our GPS we found the property without difficulty but caution those driving in after dark that the road from St. Charles has many twists and turns and limited visibility when raining. We certainly would recommend the property to others and would consider returning especially in the another season so we could appreciate all the amenities.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to leave the awesome review. We are relatively new in VRBO and trying to improve continually. Since your visit, we have completely refurnished the living room, added all new lighting, and purchased a new tandem kayak for summer. We have also updated our listing so be sure to check out our new video. We think it turned out great. We hope you do return in another season because we think the cabin is and always will be a work in progress that we delight in sharing. Thanks again for being such great guests.
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Kildeer, IL

Best Thanksgiving ever!

  • 5 of 5

My wife, son, daughter, her boyfriend, two dogs and myself had a wonderful time at the cabin. It is so nice, the pictures do not do it justice. The cabin is very rustic, yet has all you need for a relaxing time in the country. We cooked a 19 lb. turkey with all the trimmings, most everything you will need is here. Enjoyed coffee in the morning on the back porch overlooking the small lake, very peaceful. There are some very charming small towns near by that are worth exploring. Hope to come back sometime. FYI- you know what they call a cabin in the woods without taxidermy? A house! Thanks again for a wonderful place to enjoy our thanksgiving! DB and family

  • Review Submitted: Nov 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Drew and Family, Thank you for the best review ever received. Your affirmation that one could reasonably expect and appreciate a log cabin that is decorated with "rustic decor" and awesome taxidermy made me very happy. I love the animals, we did not hunt or kill them, and love sharing them with guests that have never had the awesone experience of seeing these beautful creatures up close. You were awesome guests and we really hope you come back again. Thank you again for the stamp of approval. It really means alot. Have a great holiday season.
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Lovely Cabin In The Woods

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at this cabin in the woods. Very nice accommodations and in such a peaceful setting. The kitchen has everything you need. Washington is only about a 10-15 minute drive away. Thanks for sharing your place!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the nice review. We strive to provide everything you need during your stay. We are happy to hear you found the cabin peaceful. We do as well. Thanks again and we hope to see you again sometime. Have a great day.
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Perfect Home for Washington Wedding

  • 5 of 5

Our niece was recently married in Washington Mo. We have had great experiences with renting large homes for our extended family to be together for special events like this. For this trip we had three couples from out of town. This log home was a perfect match for our needs.

Each couple had their own bedroom. The kitchen table was large with plenty of seating for our family. The kitchen had everything we needed to make tasty meals at home. We enjoyed having access to the grill. We had a perfect fall weekend. We spent a lot of our time outside enjoying the lake, the view and hiking around the area.

We went to the local grocery store in Marthasville to get the basic food items when we arrived. The store had most of the things we needed. For lunch we found a great pizza place in Marthasville. We enjoyed the small town experience. Washington was a short drive away with lots more shops and restaurants to explore.

Tammy was very helpful and responsive in answering all the questions we had. Really liked the welcome book. Covered everything we needed to know about the home and the area.

Perfect home for a small family gathering or weekend retreat from city life.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to leave us this great review. We are very glad to hear you enjoyed your stay. We love the cabin and enjoy sharing it with others. We hope to see you again sometime. Thanks for being such great guests.
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Clean, quiet, and comfortable.

  • 4 of 5

The beds are comfortable, the kitchen fully stocked, the location is peaceful and pretty. We really enjoyed our weekend here.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again sometime. Don't forget the cabin is beautiful in all seasons. Have a great day.
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"Excellent food and carry out or delivery available."
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Lambert St. Louis
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Infield Sports Bar & Grill, Marthasville, MO
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
Wolf Hollow Golf course, Labadie, MO
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Amtrak, Washington, MO
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Phillies Restaurant, Marthasville, MO
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Hidden Valley Ski Resort, Wildwood, MO
Nearest Beach
65 Miles
Fugitive Beach, Rolla, MO
Car: recommended

Hermann Maifest, an annual tradition for 64 years is one of Missouri’s oldest German festivals. Maifest is an old-fashioned German celebration of spring, held each year the third weekend of May. Held the four weekends of October, the Hermann Oktoberfest has become a beloved tradition for thousands throughout the Midwest. Celebrate the delicious German food, wine and fun. It’s a beautiful time of year in Missouri.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Marthasville, Missouri

Rental Basis:
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2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £162
Pet Fee £41 + Tax
Cleaning £101 + Tax
Insurance £41 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.48%

$200 Damage deposit is refunded within 7 days after your stay.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Marthasville, USA

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • rural ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Jack and Jill - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Master Jack and Jill bathroom on main floor with shower, sink and toilet Second bath on upper level with shower, sink and toilet Muted lighting in bathrooms to enhance the ambiance of a log cabin. If you need bright light there is a makeup mirror you can use on a table.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
    Full size couch in living room - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • King size bed in master br on main floor Queen size bed in guest room on main floor Queen size in guest room on upper level Two twins in loft on upper floor Futon in loft on upper floor Full size couch for one One pack and play for infants/toddler
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets considered ...
  • smoking allowed ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming
This awesome cabin is close enough to something for everyone. St. louis zoo, Shaws Nature Reserve, Grants Farm, Six Flags, as well as Daniel Boones' Monument, Daniel Boones' home, and an historic village being reconstructed with 2 miles of cabin. There is also the katy trail, shopping, eateries, wineries and more. The other services listed above are booked and paid separately by traveler. You can even hire a limo for a day to tour the wineries. Great way to spend a safe carefree day in wine country.

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