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On A Whim Rustic Lodge Near Smith Lake Park

People16
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Loft, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 14)

The best of lake living and relaxation…

We welcome you to a craftsman’s style cottage, nestled amongst the trees, in a quiet cove on Smith Lake. Enjoy a quiet evening sitting outdoors on one of the multiple decks overlooking the lake. Warm yourself from the evening chill wrapped in a blanket, comforted by the flickering light from the outdoor fire pit. The sounds of the woodlands at twilight are enhanced by the view of the moon glistening on the water. So very peaceful!

Awake in the morning, alive and refreshed. Serve yourself a steaming hot cup of coffee in a beautiful, well-stocked kitchen. Casually walk outside to the screen porch and settle in the quaint outdoor seating area. Here you smile and breathe in the fresh air as you listen to the sounds of the wildlife on the lake. You’ll find an unusual sense of energy in this 3000 sq ft, two story home, snuggled in, just a few steps from the lake.

Equal distance from both Birmingham and Huntsville, just 6 miles from Hwy 65 (Exit 304), this lake house cottage could be your getaway from it all.

'On A Whim' has an inviting covered front porch and plenty of parking for your family and friends. As you enter the front door, you are welcomed by the main living area, decorated in a rustic, but luxurious style with a gorgeous planked vaulted ceiling and large windows looking out over the lake.

The main level features a large Master with King size bed, and it’s own set of french doors leading out to the main deck. The ensuite bath features a Jacuzzi tub, large counter space and an over sized shower with a refreshing rain head. The Patriot bedroom is just down the hall from the Master, which offers two twin beds and is next to the main floor full bath.

The beautifully crafted kitchen is well stocked and features all stainless appliances. The island in the kitchen faces the open floor plan of the main living area and dining room, allowing you to always be a part of the action.

The dining area has a custom table that seats 9 with an additional 3 seats at the island. Additional folding tables and chairs are provided. The home has a laundry area equipped with a full size washer and dryer, iron and ironing board.

The Angel's Perch loft area is decorated in a sweet southern style with a daybed and pop-up trundle, the perfect little girls hang out, including a trunk of dolls to play with.

As nice as the upper levels are, the lower level is where all the fun is. Challenge your friends to a game of pool, air hockey or pinball. Then, settle into the leather sofas and watch the big game on the 51" Plasma HDTV, or just hang out on the lower patio and stare at the lake. In addition to the rec areas, the lower level also offers a third bedroom with a queen bed, decorated in a nautical theme and a fourth bedroom with two sets of bunk beds, decorated in a camping theme with a dedicated 36" video gaming tv. A full bath will make sure you're not running up and down stairs all day.

'On A Whim' gets good AT&T and Verizon 3G coverage, and has broadband WIFI Internet and DirecTV. Everything you need to ensure you can stay in contact with all your friends that are working while you chill out at the lake.

We'd love to host your vacation at 'On A Whim'. Use the form on the right and let us know how we can help you.

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More Details

Owner
Mark & Sherry
Member since: 2006
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
17 August, 2017

Why Mark & Sherry chose Alabama

We purchased a lake house on Smith Lake, because we have enjoyed visiting and doing all the lake offers over the past few years. We knew that others would enjoy it too.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Cullman in Cullman County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , Your own private place to soak in the whirlpool tub
    Main - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Full hall bathroom on main level
    Lower - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Full bathroom on lower level.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Patriot Room (main level) sleeps 2 - 2 Single Bed , Stay in the USA themed room with two twin beds
    Nautical Bedroom (lower level) sleeps 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , The Nautical room will get you in the lake spirit!
    Angels Perch (loft) sleeps 2 - 2 Single Bed , Twin daybed with trundle is great for the little ones.
    Sleeper Sofa (lower level) sleeps 2 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , TV area on lower level has a queen sleeper sofa
    Master Bedroom (main level) sleeps 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Luxury Master with deck access is perfect place to wake up.
    SummerCamp (lower level) sleeps 4 - 4 Bunk Bed , Two sets of bunkbeds is the perfect kid's hangout.
  • Also have a folding cot in the SummerCamp closet
Entertainment:
  • Air Hockey
  • DVD Player
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing

Reviews

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On A Whim Rustic Lodge Near Smith Lake Park
average rating of 4.9344263 based on 61 reviews
4

Very relaxing and beautiful sunsets!!!

  • 4 of 5

Overall our family's celebration of our parent's 50th Anniversary was a resounding success, filled with laughter, games, and beautiful scenery. Thank you "On A Whim" (Mark/Sherry)!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Smith Lake Summer 2017

  • 5 of 5

On A Whim was a wonderful retreat for us all! It was large enough to accommodate our needs yet small enough we still felt like we were able to spend lots of time together. We had older kids with us and the game room was wonderful at night. We would close the door to the basement and they could enjoy movies and/or games as late as the liked.

The lake was perfect! We skied, tube and jumped from the cliffs. The girls also enjoyed our kayaks. We even had a young man swim to the island and back! It was a larger task than he anticipated! (We did provide him someone with him incase he needed assistance!)

We rented a ski boat from Don Freeman. It was great and they were very easy to work with. The only downside was they were about a 45 minute boat ride from On a Whim!!

We will return!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great floor plan! Perfect for a family vacation.

  • 5 of 5

Home was nice and roomy. Great floor plan. Parents and kids can spread out. Recreation room downstairs is awesome with comfortable bedroom and bunk room as well. Up stairs includes nice screened porch and 2 comfortable bedrooms. Great place!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect getaway spot

  • 5 of 5

The property is very well designed and furnished. The kitchen is equipped with everything you might need. The entire package is well put together here. You can't pick a better property.

  • Review Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great house!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay! The house was clean and well stocked. The downstairs was perfect for all the kids and there was plenty to do even on a rainy day!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family Trip

  • 5 of 5

Very enjoyable stay. Property is in excellent condition and very large. Owner is very helpful. Will definitely be back again.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
54.7 Miles
Huntsville International Airport (HSV)
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
I-65 Exit 334
Nearest Point of Interest
Smith Lake Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Whitlocks Country Store
Nearest Point of Interest
Boat Ramp
Nearest Point of Interest
Cullman Restaurants and Shopping

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Cullman, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
LateSummer
5 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
£973
for 3 nights
From
£282
£1,817
 
 
Labor Day
1 Sep 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,578
for 4 nights
From
£363
 
 
Thanksgiving
22 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,216
for 3 nights
From
£363
 
 
Christmas
22 Dec 2017 - 25 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,216
for 3 nights
From
£363
 
 
Memorial Day 18
25 May 2018 - 28 May 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,578
for 4 nights
From
£363
 
 
Summer 18
29 May 2018 - 1 Jul 2018
3 night minimum stay
£998
for 3 nights
From
£290
 
 
Fourth 18
2 Jul 2018 - 4 Jul 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,216
for 3 nights
From
£363
 
 
Late Summer 18
5 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
£998
for 3 nights
From
£290
 
 
Labor 18
1 Sep 2018 - 3 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,216
for 3 nights
From
£363
 
 
Thanks 18
20 Nov 2018 - 23 Nov 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,216
for 3 nights
From
£363
 
 
Xmas 18
21 Dec 2018 - 25 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,216
for 3 nights
From
£363
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£597
for 2 nights
From
£235
£1,459
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £116.34
Damage Deposit £387.8

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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