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Unplug In Sportsman's Paradise At "Dat Lake House"

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,600 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

This is the life: hunt, fish, swim, eat, and enjoy!

"Dat Lake House" is a perfect setting for your next fishing trip, game hunt, or secluded getaway. The home is nestled on a 6-acre manicured, treed property with semi-private entrance gate and boat launch into Turkey Creek Lake--home to white and black crappie, bream, catfish, and tournament-winning bass. The over 3,000-acre lake is perfect to run trotlines, take your boat into the cypress groves, or wait for the ducks to arrive in our 6-person blind. Hunters will love the property since the lake is on the Mississippi Flyway and is surrounded by Boeuf, Sicily Island Hills, Buckhorn, Big Lake, and Tensas Wildlife Management Areas for deer and more.

But there's no need to leave the house if you want to enjoy yourself! Bum around the private in-ground pool* with slide, hot tub, and wading pool, or play a little basketball on our half-court. Birdwatchers will love sitting on the back patio spotting egrets, finches, woodpeckers, hummingbirds, and so many more. Use the charcoal or propane BBQ pit, smoker, fire pit, wrap-around covered patio, enclosed sun room, rockers, and picnic tables to make the most of the outdoors during your stay.

The 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom house has a master suite, full kitchen, living room, dining room, and laundry room with a washer and dryer. The kitchen is stocked with all the tools you need! Cellular service is strong in the area, so jump on your hot spot to stream entertainment. Local channels can be accessed on our 60-inch TV, which is also equipped with DVD player and; an assortment of movies and games are waiting for you, and Redbox booths are at local stores. A playpen and highchair are also available upon request.

If you would like to get out and enjoy the lake we also have 14ft. Jon boat w/trolling motor . Daily rental fee is $55.00. You will need to specify when making your reservation so we can have boat ready for your stay.

Come and enjoy our home away from home!

*The pool will be open from Memorial Day weekend to the end of Labor Day weekend. The hot tub is maintained year-round*

**No campers or RVs allowed on property.

ATVs should not be run off of the access road.**

**Must have way to launch the boat if you rent**

More Details

Alicia Rowland
Member since: 2016
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
17 August, 2018

Why Alicia Rowland chose Fort Necessity

The owner built up this property and home in dreams of future retirement. Until that time arrives, we hope that you come and enjoy all that the lake, land, and area have to offer.

Alicia (pictured) manages the house on his behalf while he travels the world earning that retirement dream.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Fort Necessity in Franklin Parish

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2600 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • rural
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Features large soaker tub and double-sink.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Bunk Bed , Bunk bed is twin over full, sleeping 2-3.
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Double Bed , Two full-sized beds, sleeping 2-4.
  • Portable baby crib (bring linens) and high chair available on-site.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hunting
  • pier fishing
  • swimming


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Unplug In Sportsman's Paradise At "Dat Lake House"
average rating of 4.862069 based on 29 reviews

DIAMOND in the rough!

  • 5 of 5

This is one of the best venues we've visited for annual "spring fling" Plan to return many times! If you're looking for a place to"get away from it all" this is your place. House is super nice, clean and accommodated or group of 9 very comfortably. GINA was great to work with

  • Review Submitted: 04-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad that you guys enjoyed your stay, can't wait to have you back. Thanks for the great review. From all of us at Dat Lake House many thanks Gina
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Nice place to get away from it all.

  • 4 of 5

The house and pool were very clean. We enjoyed swimming and just relaxing by the pool. Greg was super nice and very helpful. He was very knowledgeable about pretty much everything.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful quiet and relaxing !

  • 5 of 5

The best getaway that we have taken so far on VRBO . The property was well kept and quiet and secluded . We didn't want to leave at the end of our stay and can't wait to return for some good quiet quality time with the family .

  • Review Submitted: 30-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lafayette, LA

Great spot for our big family!

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect spot for our extended family vacation. The pool had a little something for everyone and we stayed in it the majority of the day each day! The kitchen was stocked with all we needed and it was very large which made cooking for the large crowd easy! We plan to be back!

  • Review Submitted: 20-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Antonio, TX

Beautiful place

  • 5 of 5

We hosted about 50 family and friends for my Mom’s 80th birthday on a Saturday afternoon. Kids enjoyed the pool and basketball court. Some fished and others enjoyed the air conditioned sunroom. There was enough room to spread out and enjoy the beautiful scenery. The house, pool and grounds are all clean and well maintained. Alicia was very responsive to any questions we had and Greg ensured the pool was clean and ready each morning. Definitely a great place to kick back and relax. Thanks for helping to make my Mom’s birthday very special.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lafayette, LA

An Amazing Time at Dat Lake House

  • 5 of 5

We have been here several times. Last year our son got engaged here, and this year we celebrated with a wedding. All this was in addition to our annual family vacation - just a great getaway in a beautiful place. We were blessed to be able to spend some time here.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Monroe Regional (MLU)
Car: necessary

For Hunting:

- Duck hunting on lake (0m)

- Boeuf Wildlife WMA (20m)

- Sicily Island Hills State WMA (21m)

- Buckhorn WMA and Big Lake WMA (40m)

- Tensas WMA (63m)

Public Golf Course

-Chennault Park Golf Course, Monroe, LA—318.329.2454 (55m)

-Duncan Park Golf Course, Natchez MS—601.442.5955 (53m)

ATV Trails

-Catahoula Recreation Off-Road Vehicle Grounds, Sicily Island, LA—318.389.4450 (13 m)

-Annual Marengo Swamp Trail, LA—318.728.2300 (33m)


-Turkey Creek Recreation & RV Park, 158 Ready Rd, Wisner LA—318.724.6064 (5m)

 Children's playground, pier fishing, and swimming

-Davis Park, Front St, Winnsboro, LA (20m)

 Children’s playground, baseball field, tennis courts

-Poverty Point Reservoir State Park, 1500 Poverty Point Pkwy, Delhi, LA—318.878.7536 (60m)

 Water sports, swimming, hiking, fishing

-Wild Country Safari Park, 8 Hobby Newton Rd, Delhi, LA—318.878.3634 (55m)

Local Festivals/Competitions

-Catfish Festival

-Earl's Hog Dog Trails - World's Largest Hog Baying Competition (63m)

Entertainment (Bowling/Cinemas) in Monroe and West Monroe, LA (50m) and Natchez, MS (53m)

Historical Sites:

-Guided drive through local Indian Mounds (20 m)

-Natchez National Historical Park-Melrose Site (54m)

-Poverty Point State Historic Site (62m)

-Vicksburg National Military Park (87m)

For Shopping and City Interest:

- Flea Markets in Winnsboro, LA (12m)

- Monroe, LA (45m)

- Vicksburg, MS (58m)

- Natchez, MS (63m)


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £115.88
Pet Fee £38.63

Primary renters over the age of 21 will be considered.
Check-in time is 3pm; check-out time is 11 am.

Pets are allowed in outdoor areas and sun room. Please pick up after them and keep pets out of the pool.

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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