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Athens lakefront vacation home with fireplace and kitchen

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Athens, AL, United States of America
10.0.Exceptional.
  • The views were breathtaking and the peace and quiet was wonderful!

    Feb 12, 2021

  • We had a unique stay for the entire month of July between moves with my 2 college aged…

    Aug 12, 2021

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  • 6 guests
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 3 beds
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Parking available
  • Pet-friendly
  • Kitchen
  • Non-smoking
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • WiFi
  • Onsite parking
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels provided

What’s around

  • On the waterfront
  • Wheeler Lake - 1 min walk
  • Elk River - 10.1 mi / 16.3 km
  • Christopher Park - 14.8 mi / 23.9 km
  • Athens Limestone Hospital - 15 mi / 24.2 km
  • Houston Memorial Library - 15.2 mi / 24.4 km

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1

1 Queen Bed

Bedroom 2

1 Queen Bed

Bedroom 3

1 Queen Bed

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About this home

River/Lakeside home with the perfect vibe for people who need to chill! 3 formal bedrooms, additional 1 futon, 2 bath, large open area living space with open kitchen and dining area and beautiful screened-in dining area as a back porch. The views are UNREAL! Gas fireplace for cooler nights. For you chefs there are XL green egg, outside gas griddle 36 in., and all the normal kitchen amenities. Riverside doc, boat ramp for smaller craft, and a mile from a free boat launch. Decks galore for your chilling pleasure. Surrounded by nature and an unbelievable bird and wildlife population. Opposite shore is TVA owned and sparsely populated on a 64,000 hechtacre Lake Wheeler. World class bass fishing. Excellent ski and recreational boating. Kayak and stand up paddle board on site. Adjacent property to the west is unbuilt and is a haven for incredible bird population. Wifi and Smart TVs available, but we know you don't care about those. Excellent place to gather yourself, recharge, write music, or a launch pad for Huntsville, Athens, Florence and Muscle Shoals attractions. We'd love to share this with right minded folks seeking peace and tranquility. This is a very clean and nice house and incredible location. Excellent beds. It is surrounded by wild things, so if wild things and nature bothers you, this might not be the right location for you.

What’s around

Landmarks

  • On the waterfront
  • Wheeler Lake - 1 min walk
  • Elk River - 10.1 mi / 16.3 km
  • Christopher Park - 14.8 mi / 23.9 km
  • Athens Limestone Hospital - 15 mi / 24.2 km
  • Houston Memorial Library - 15.2 mi / 24.4 km
  • Big Spring Park - 15.6 mi / 25.1 km
  • Alabama Veterans Museum & Archives - 15.6 mi / 25.1 km
  • Athens State University - 15.7 mi / 25.3 km
  • Fairview Park - 15.8 mi / 25.4 km
  • Graceland Park - 16.1 mi / 25.9 km

Getting around

  • Huntsville International Airport (HSV) - 40 min drive
  • Muscle Shoals, AL (MSL-Northwest Alabama Regional) - 61 min drive
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Athens, AL, United States of America

The home

Key facts

  • Vacation home (2500 sq ft)
  • Garage
  • WiFi
  • Car required
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Washing machine
  • Pets allowed

Bedrooms

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Bedroom one - 1 queen bed
  • Bedroom two - 1 queen bed
  • Bedroom three -1 queen bed
  • Bed sheets provided

Bathrooms

  • 2 bathrooms
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels provided
  • Shampoo
  • Soap

Kitchen

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Oven
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Toaster
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Paper towels

Entertainment and recreation

  • TV
  • Arcade/game room
  • Video games
  • Table tennis table
  • Stereo
  • Games
  • Boat on site
  • Kayak on site
  • Snow sports gear
  • Water sports equipment
  • Cycling nearby
  • Hunting nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Swimming nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Marina nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Water tubing nearby
  • Health or beauty spa nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Powerboating nearby

Outside

  • Barbecue grill
  • Garden
  • Patio
  • Outdoor furniture

Other amenities

  • Iron/ironing board
  • Fireplace
  • Beach towels
  • Beach loungers

Things to know

House rules

  • Caters to adults only
  • Pets allowed
  • Events/parties not allowed
  • No smoking
  • Max. guests: 6
  • Minimum check-in age: 26

Check-in and check-out

  • Check-in after 3:00 PM
  • Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

  • You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions. You will also receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account which will enable you to manage your booking.

Fees & policies

Required at check-in

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 26

Travelling with others

  • Pets allowed
  • Restrictions apply*

Policies

  • This property is managed by a private host, not a professional engaged in trade or business.

    For details on pet restrictions, contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

    Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited.

    Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a first aid kit, and a deadbolt lock on site.

Also known as

  • Sunset Landing Sunsets Water Peace Tranquility
  • Sunset Landing- Sunsets, water, peace and tranquility Athens

FAQs

  • Yes. Onsite parking options include a garage.
  • Yes, pets are welcome.
  • You can check in starting at 3:00 PM. Check-out time is 11:00 AM.
  • Yes. Nearby restaurants include Simply Southern Family Kitchen (6.5 mi).
  • Have fun during the warmer months with activities such as boating. Additional recreation nearby includes wildlife walks, birdwatching, and ecotours. Enjoy amenities like an arcade and a garden.
10.0.Exceptional.
  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Great Lake House Getaway

    Great getaway for the family. Property exceeded expectations for both the house & lake access. Lots of amenities & privacy. Owner was always quick to respond to any questions. Beautiful sunsets from the dock. A couple of us in the group are guitar pickers, so we loved the house decor. Highly recommend.

    Joel J., Other trip, Aug 11, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Fantastic place!!!!!!!!

    I cannot say enough good things about this house!! The house was everything we hoped for and more, it was super clean and stocked with everything you could need. The beds were super comfy and there was plenty of room in the family room for us to stretch out and relax. The view from the house was incredible and it was so nice being able to walk out the back door straight down to the river. We would definitely stay here again!!!!!

    Ginger A., Other trip, Aug 30, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Beautiful spot!

    Loved the location of this house on the water. Gorgeous sunsets. Very peaceful and relaxing. Great communication. And best of all it was dog friendly. A very large level lot which my dog loved. Really cool, eclectic house. Felt like I was staying at a friend's house. Would definitely visit again! The view is amazing!

    LeAnn B., Other trip, Jun 1, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Amazing property, great host.

    Beautiful experience peaceful and serene.

    Jason S., Other trip, Nov 26, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Simply Amazing

    We needed a short getaway from work and this was the perfect place. I cannot say enough about everything with this property. Communication with the owner was spot on. Quick responses and so incredibly helpful. And the house itself? Just. Wow. We lived in the sunroom - that view!! We planned to go out to eat a few nights but once we got there, we realized nothing would be better than staying there. We loaded up and grilled out every night. Quiet, beautiful...there aren't enough words. We will definitely be back!!

    Don R., Other trip, Dec 3, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Beautiful “Get Away”

    This place was wonderful for us. The house was extremely comfortable and welcoming. The view of the lake was awesome, and the sunsets were beautiful. The owner was extremely accommodating and easy to reach. We hope to go back next year.

    Willadean S., Other trip, Nov 1, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Lovely home on the lake!

    There were four of us who came to this wonderful home, and there was plenty of room. There were two beds we didn’t even use. The house was very clean and orderly. The view of the lake from the house is absolutely beautiful. The home is right on the water with easy stairs down to the dock. We fished from the dock and put our kayaks in there too. It was a wonderful time! The kitchen was stocked with cooking supplies and coffee (most importantly!). We also brought along our pups who really had a great time. There is only one neighbor in close proximity, but we still felt secluded and private. The screened in porch is where we spent most of our time in the evenings, perfect for keeping mosquitoes away. It was a great weekend and we hope to be back!

    Morgan M., Other trip, May 28, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Very enjoyable experience - beautiful location

    We had a completely enjoyable stay. The house was everything expected and more, and the property's location right on the bank of the beautiful Tennessee River / Wheeler Lake made for incredible views and scenery. I've stayed at a number of VRBO houses, and this home was by far one of the best furnished that I have experienced. Everything was very comfortable. I highly recommend this location.

    Jeff H., Other trip, Oct 11, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Beautiful place

    Awesome place , very well kept and clean. We will be staying again

    Steve C., Other trip, Nov 18, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Quiet-out of the way

    We had a wonderful time staying here. It is about a 20 min. drive from Athens in a very quiet area along the Tennessee River/Wheeler Lake. Enjoyed spending time on the patio having dinner or just watching/listening to the birds. Would definitely recommend this place.

    Other trip, Jul 21, 2020

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