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SPECTACULAR PRIVATE LAKEFRONT HOME ON LAKE WHEELER, AL

Tom & Elaine Kallay

Advertiser since: 2008
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Speaks: english, french, russian, hungarian
Sleeps9
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Tom & Elaine Kallay

Advertiser since: 2008
Speaks: english, french, russian, hungarian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
January 20, 2015
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SPECTACULAR PRIVATE LAKEFRONT HOME ON LAKE WHEELER, AL

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Wilson Lake House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 7-9)

This pristine, very private 3-bedroom, 2-bath ranch home sits on the most spectacular 'big water' view of Lake Wheeler, minutes from Florence and Athens Alabama. Surrounded by an acre of land in a rural setting, each room is decorated in Caribbean Casual, painted in bright calypso colors sure to make you feel like you are in your own private island resort.

This home boasts cathedral ceilings with large windows offering a continuous and uninterrupted view of Lake Wheeler. This home has a completely renovated kitchen, with new appliances, cabinets and countertops. The master bedroom and guest room feature French Doors that open onto the large patio where you can enjoy your morning coffee or an afternoon chat while rocking in a good old fashioned rocking chair. All bedrooms face Lake Wheeler, which is one of the premiere fishing lakes in the United States and host to many national fishing tournaments. Fish off the dock, relax with your favorite cold beverage on the large deck of the boat house, or just float on the water. Pontoon boat rentals are available at nearby Joe Wheeler Marina. The Robert Trent Jones golf trail is also just minutes away for you golfers. Shopping and restaurants are 20 minutes away in either Historic Florence or in Athens. If you are looking for a cosmopolitan environment surrounded by gourmet boutiques and fine dining, this is not the place for you. However, if you are craving a 'got-to-get-away' peaceful, private safe and beautiful place to recharge your spirit, then this is your spot. Whether you want a romantic getaway, or to reconnect with loved ones or friends, come relax in the serene beauty of this home. Take advantage of sitting in a rocking chair by the fire pit with your cold beverage

Talladega Race Fans: 'Bama House is located a little over two hours away from the track. Relish in both the race and the relaxation of the lake simultaneously! Go to the races, then come back and relax!

Nashville, for you country music lovers, and Birmingham are both a short 2 hour drive. Alabama football is 2 1/2 hours away in Tuscaloosa! ROLL TIDE. Huntsville International Airport, serviced by American, Delta and United, is 45 minutes away. Nashiville International Airport and Birmingham International Airport are each 2 hours away.

Huntsville, rated among the number one best cities in the United States, is 45 minutes away. Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center, Space Camp and/or Aviation Challenge. Parents of campers will find this the perfect place to stay while your child is at camp-close but far enough away! After camp, bring your family back to 'Bama House to play for another week.

Minimum 2 night stay. One week rental is 7 days (6 nights), typically Sat-Sat (negotiable). Check in time is 3 PM. Check out time is 11 AM.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Tom & Elaine Kallay (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2008
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english, french, russian, hungarian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
January 20, 2015

Guestbook comments from the owner

We recently spent a week in Bama House while our 10 year old son attended Space Camp. We have other sons ages 13, 7 and 13 months and Bama House was PERFECT for our family. It's quiet and peaceful and doesn't have all the modern trappings that we really needed to escape! Not hearing a phone ring? Priceless. :) The house has absolutely everything. In fact, we actually made a bet to that the house did not have (blank) and of course....it was there. From hair dryers to spices to whatever else you could possibly need. Everything was clean and well-kept. Our boys had an absolute delight playing in the children's room. Lets just say there is a TON of goodies in there for children. :) We caught a few crappie and enjoyed all the local restaurants, too. The neighbors are such sweet, caring people. I was sad when we left! All in all, just a wonderful getaway.
Jul 2011
  • 1 of 2
Sleeps9
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Contact the owner directly to confirm reservation details and pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer), to protect your payment up to $1,000.
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
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Reviews

5
based on 31 traveler reviews

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Spectacular Private Lakefront Home on Lake Wheeler, AL
average rating of 5.0 based on 33 reviews
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Spectacular Private Lakefront Home on Lake Wheeler, AL
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p163597vb
-(630) 3275746 (Illinois, USA)
Wilson Lake Alabama Mountains
Memphis, TN
5

Winter Visit

  • 5 of 5
We really enjoyed making Bama house our headquarters for our family while visiting North Alabama. The house was well equipped and we were able to make away around the kitchen with ease. We had guests for dinner and there was plenty of room for everyone. Side trips to Decatur and Huntsville were close enough to visit family and shopping. The weather was cold and a bit rainy bit cleared up the last day - so we had the chance to enjoy some outside time on the dock overlooking the river. The supplies in the house - towels, beds, kitchen items, cooking utensils - all there and ready for use making the trip very easy and worry free. Thanks for making your property available to us!
  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much! We are so happy you enjoyed yourselves. Please know that Bama house would welcome you again!
business
Spectacular Private Lakefront Home on Lake Wheeler, AL
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p163597vb
-(630) 3275746 (Illinois, USA)
Wilson Lake Alabama Mountains
Florida
5

The Sullivan's & Mom

The Sullivan's & Mom
  • 5 of 5
We had a great time at Bama House and would highly recommend a stay. The views of the lake are magnificent. The house has everything you need for your convenience - can't think of a thing we needed that was not there. The next door neighbors (George & Missy) were really friendy and offered to help with anything we needed. The owners were really nice too. My husband caught 5 fish from the dock in the first hour we were there!! Rogersville is about 6 miles away - a pleasant drive through the countryside; Florence was about a 20 mile drive and has every store and restaurant you can think of. Again, if you are looking for amazing views, great accomodations and a restful break from our busy lives, I would highly recommend Bama House.

The Sullivan's. November, 2014
Florida
  • Submitted: Nov 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the kind review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed yourselves and we look forward to you returning in the near future.
business
Spectacular Private Lakefront Home on Lake Wheeler, AL
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p163597vb
-(630) 3275746 (Illinois, USA)
Wilson Lake Alabama Mountains
Memphis, TN, USA
5

Girls Getaway 2014 Wheeler Lake

  • 5 of 5
This Lakefront property is a wonderful lake retreat. The house is full of all amenities needed for a short getaway or longer! The property was very clean. Eight women were totally comfortable here. The view of the lake, especially in the morning when the sun is coming up, is unbelievable! We would all recommend this property to friends and relatives.
  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Cindy, we are delighted that you and "the girls" had a great time at the lake house. It was our pleasure to serve as your hosts. We hope you come back and visit us soon! Elaine and Tom
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Spectacular Private Lakefront Home on Lake Wheeler, AL
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p163597vb
-(630) 3275746 (Illinois, USA)
Wilson Lake Alabama Mountains
Etta, Mississippi
5

Beautiful Lake House

  • 5 of 5
We love, love, love your beautiful lake house. It was so clean and inviting! The home was furnished with everything we could possibly need or want. During our stay we enjoyed boating, swimming, fishing, jumping from your pier, grilling, and making s'mores in the fire out. We also drove into Florence one day for some shopping and then over to Decatur to the water park another day. The view from the back of the home is outstanding, it was so peaceful to just sit on the back and enjoy the beauty of the surroundings! Wonderful vacation for us and so enjoyed the "home away from home"!
  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Brett, thank you so much for taking the time to post a review. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay as much as you did. Elaine and I look forward to having you back very soon!
business
Spectacular Private Lakefront Home on Lake Wheeler, AL
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p163597vb
-(630) 3275746 (Illinois, USA)
Wilson Lake Alabama Mountains
Smyrna, TN
5

Exceptional Home Away From Home

  • 5 of 5
Ever dreamed of living on the waterfront, well this is the perfect place to have that experience. Beautiful décor, all the comforts of home and much more. Morning, noon and night are never the same, as each brings it's own window into living on the waterway. Scheduling with Tom and Elaine was worry free and comforting. If you like to fish, swim, boat or just rest and relax you will find it here!
  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Karen, thank you so much for your kind words. We really do try to make our guests feel welcome and the reservation process painless. Glad it's working! Look forward to having you back soon.
business
Spectacular Private Lakefront Home on Lake Wheeler, AL
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p163597vb
-(630) 3275746 (Illinois, USA)
Wilson Lake Alabama Mountains
Athens, AL
5

4th of July family getaway

  • 5 of 5
Our family stayed here for July 4th weekend. Our second visit was as awesome as the first one. We enjoyed fishing, swimming, and relaxing by the fire pit at night. We had first class seats for spectacular fireworks both Friday and Saturday nights. The owners are very accommodating. We love this place!! Already planning our next visit which will be soon I hope!
  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Betty, thank you so much for your kind words about Bama House. So happy that your return visit was as great as the first. Look forward to hosting you and your family again soon!

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Historic Florence, AL is nearby featuring first class restaurants, horse-drawn carriage rides, shops, etc. Helen Keller's home is in nearby Mussel Shoals; see the Frank Lloyd Wright House in Florence or golf at the world famous Robert Trent Jones golf trail. These are all a short drive away. NASCAR's Talladega race track is just 2 hours away. Nashville, with its many attractions is also a 2 hour drive away. Fishing tournaments are held on Lake Wheeler and the surrounding lakes year-round. Huntsville, featuring the US Space & Rocket Center is nearby.

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Availability & Rates

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Wilson Lake House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Fall/Winter
Nov 1 2014 - Feb 28 2015
2 night minimum stay
$199
$1,194
 
 
Spring/Summer
Mar 1 2015 - Nov 30 2015
2 night minimum stay
$245
$1,470
 

Additional information about rental rates

Notes Hi-speed, 4G Wi-FI internet is available however, service is optional. If required, a $5 fee per day of usage will be charged and total will be deducted from security deposit.
$450 Damage/security deposit required in order to block off and reserve dates. Paypal is the preferred method w/credit or debit cards accepted. Use tkallay1030@gmail.com to access account. Having a paypal account not required to proceed. Checks are also accepted. Full rent/signed lease (scan OK) with copy of Drivers License or legal document required minimum 2 weeks prior to arrival.

Amenities

Wilson Lake House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • King size beds (1) King in Master BR, Queen size Beds (1) Queen in BR #2, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Couch in family room can accommodate two smaller people., Bunk Beds (1) Lower bed is a double bed, upper bunk is a twin.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
'Bama House sits on a flat lot with a 180 degree frontage and totally unobstructed view of Lake Wheeler and portions of the Elk River. It is 1500 square feet of comfort, all on one level.

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