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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 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
23 May, 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
  • 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 4.869565 based on 23 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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The Most Peaceful

  • 4 of 5

This is the most peaceful place I have ever stayed. Unbelievably quiet. And we were lucky to have no clouds at night, so the sky seemed bigger and more starry.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loreauville, Louisiana

Peaceful and relaxing

  • 5 of 5

The pictures and description of this place do not do it justice. It was beyond perfect. The home was spacious and very clean. The pool was well kept and the pool guy (can't remember his name) was very down to earth and answered any questions we had. The lake was beautiful and we spent much time down by the boat ramp catching bream and catfish. My only suggestion is if you plan on fishing to bring an umbrella as there isn't much shade down there. We had a group of eight people and not one of us had any complaints. We will definitely be back next year!!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Peaceful, comfortable - perfect for our family getaway

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at "Dat Lake House." The home was very comfortable and spacious, easily accommodating 6 adults and 2 kids. The property is beautiful and we especially enjoyed swimming in the pool, relaxing under the patio or sunroom, and taking our boat in the lake. Hope to visit again soon!

  • Review Submitted: 25-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Peaceful and quiet getaway!

  • 5 of 5

The on site management Shelly and Greg were awesome. We had a few snags but over all it was worth the visit.

Fishing was not great but we did visit during a monsoon, lol

  • Review Submitted: 17-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lafayette, LA

Great Place to Unwind

  • 5 of 5

We spent a few days here with the kids and grandkids. It has something for everyone. The kids loved the pool. We were able to fish, and even catch a few. The property is awesome - secluded and private, very comfortable.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • 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 www.franklinparishcatfishfestival.com

-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) http://www.crt.state.la.us/dataprojects/archaeology/moundsguide/index.html

-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) www.monroe-westmonroe.org

- Vicksburg, MS (58m) www.visitvicksburg.com

- Natchez, MS (63m) www.visitnatchez.org


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £93.04
Pet Fee £37.22
Damage Deposit £148.86

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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