SMITH LAKE - MAGNOLIA MANOR - NEW HOME - NEAR I-65 - SLEEPS UP TO 25 OR MORE!

O. Rickey Harris

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Sleeps25
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay nights

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SMITH LAKE - MAGNOLIA MANOR - NEW HOME - NEAR I-65 - SLEEPS UP TO 25 OR MORE!

Lewis Smith Lake House Rental Photos and Description

5 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3.5 Baths (Sleeps 25); Just off I-65 -15 Min

Welcome to 'Magnolia Manor' in Crane Hill, AL, rightly named because the area has abundant 'cowcumber' magnolias growing everywhere. Luxury home with new furnishings inside and out! Construction completed in 2008 but never lived in. Address is 128 County Road 327, just across the lake (West side) from the Bridge at Ryan Creek Marina next to the peninsula. Boat Dock available for swimming, fishing off the pier or to tie your boat up. Located in a tranquil cove. 15-20 minutes from Interstate 65, the major highway artery from Mobile, AL to Chicago, IL. We are on the West side of Cullman County, the East Side of Smith Lake across the water from Ryans Creek Marina. Cruise over to the other side to check out Ryan Creek Marina which is considered the best Marina on the lake. By land, it is just 2-4 minutes away. We are 8/10 of one mile from the Marina. Very popular year round. Water depth in the area is around 200 feet. Broadband Internet with Wi-Fi

Magnolia Manor- Smith Lake 15 minutes to I-65: Our spacious, non-smoking home, will help you get away from city life and traffic and enjoy the easy-going pace of the Northern Alabama countryside in the foothills of the Appalachian chain. Whether you choose to stay in Spring, Summer, Winter or Fall, you will feel at home while only an hour away from Birmingham and Huntsville. Perfect for family, family reunions, church meeting, weddings,conferences, corporate meetings, professional continuing education courses, and/or company retreats. After a good rain,the tranquil sound of rushing water can be heard as the water runs into the lake from the close by waterfall hidden in the forest next to Magnolia Manor. Very nice when sitting out on the decks. Wi-Fi Broadband internet now on site.

Magnolia Manor-Smith Lake, 15 minutes to I-65: To find us on Google Maps, just find Ryan Creek Marina on County Road 222. Magnolia Manor is 2/10 of one mile West of the Marina by land or by boat, just across the lake next to the peninsula that juts out on the map. Coming from I-65, we are 7.1 miles west of Interstate 65 down State Highway 69. After driving 7.1 miles on Hwy 69 South towards Jasper, one turns right or west onto County Road 222 at Hwy 69 mile marker 228. Head West on Cty Road 222 up the hill 1.5 miles where you will find a 4-Way Stop sign and a grocery/gas store called 'JD 4-Way.' Keep straight on 222 another 5.2 miles and you will come to Ryan Creek Marina. Go 8/10 mile further on 222 and turn right onto Cty Road 327 into Sunrise Pointe Estates Subdivision (there is a sign there). We are 1/10 mile on the right, the first drive on the right (Lot 2) with a concrete drive leading down into the front of Magnolia Manor. You have arrived!

Magnolia Manor-Smith Lake, 15 minutes to I-65: Magnolia Manor is a hide-away overlooking Smith Lake placed upon a rolling hillside about 270 feet from waters edge where we have 140+ feet of water frontage. Wi-Fi Broadband available. The upper deck/balcony is perfect for sunbathing, just hanging out, BBQ's, cooking relaxing, boating, fishing or skiing. Go swimming down at the boat dock or fish from the pier. Boat dock is in a tranquil cove away from boat traffic. Put in your boat just across the Lake at Ryan Creek Marina, tie down your motor boat or pontoon at our boat dock after a day of swimming, water-skiing or fishing for large mouth bass, spotted bass, striped bass, bream, and crappie, and enjoy the beautiful sunset over the lake. Very large lower deck in the shade all day long! Upper deck for sun bathing.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Guestbook comments from the owner
Our family recently stayed a Magnolia Manor and everything was just like advertised and we are telling all our friends about it now. Highly recommended!! 5 Stars
Dec 2012
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O. Rickey Harris

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Speaks english, spanish
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Raised in Crane Hill, AL

Insurance broker in Jasper, Alabama since 1980

O. Rickey Harris purchased this house in 2007

Sleeps a bunch of folks. This is our second lake house that we built so we corrected things and made this one the best of all!

Sleeps25
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay nights

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4.8
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Smith Lake - Magnolia Manor - New Home - Near I-65 - Sleeps up to 25 or more!
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Smith Lake - Magnolia Manor - New Home - Near I-65 - Sleeps up to 25 or more!
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Lewis Smith Lake Alabama Mountains
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CHRISTMAS GAME VACATION

  • 5 of 5
Perfect spot for our large family of 20 plus!! The open concept kitchen, dining, den were ideal. Two tables for gamers and the large bar for all our food. A pretty Christmas tree for our dirty Santa gift swap. The basement game room great for the kids to romp and play pool or foosball. Owner is fantastic to offer assistance if you have any question. Wonderful value for priceless gift of family time. The only advice would be to bring extra ice. The ice maker in their super nice fridge was tiny.
  • Submitted: Dec 22, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Smith Lake - Magnolia Manor - New Home - Near I-65 - Sleeps up to 25 or more!
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Lewis Smith Lake Alabama Mountains
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GREAT LAKE HOME

  • 5 of 5
We had a wonderful weekend at this beautiful lake home. Home is well equipped and very well maintained. We had a large group ranging in ages from 3 to 90. Description of home is accurate and even better than described. Also, Mr. Harris was very pleasant and easy to work with. Would recommend this home to anyone!
  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: We are glad that you all enjoyed your stay at Magolia Manor and thank you for your nice review. Tell your friends.....Thank you!
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Smith Lake - Magnolia Manor - New Home - Near I-65 - Sleeps up to 25 or more!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p251432
+1 205 275-5005
Lewis Smith Lake Alabama Mountains
5

LONG WEEKEND AT CRANE HILL LEWIS SMITH LAKE

  • 5 of 5
This property was perfect for our cousin's family reunion. Large open great room / kitchen combination allowed everyone to be together in the same area but at the same time gather in small groups as well. Accommudations allowed all 25 of us to eat & fellowship at the same time and in same area. Large deck on same level as great room/kitchen combination was perfect as well. We did have 1 person on a walker and she was able to move about very easily with no problems. Ages in our group ranged from 25 to 70 years and a great time was had by all. The listing description and video is very accurate of this house and it was very clean and well maintained. We did have a pontoon and fishing boat with our group and the surrounding accomodations worked well for the use of both these boats. The walk from the house to the boat dock/swim platform was just a little challenging BUT unless one was in a wheelchair or on a walker, you can make it up and down....would not be able to sprint up but can still get from top to bottom...we took the one in our group on the walker to the nearby marina (less than a mile away) and she boarded the pontoon there without any issues....and enjoyed the pontoon boat rides with all the others. In summary....IT WAS GREAT!
  • Submitted: May 1, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review. We look forward to having you all back with us at Magnolia Manor on Lewis Smith Lake.
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Smith Lake - Magnolia Manor - New Home - Near I-65 - Sleeps up to 25 or more!
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Lewis Smith Lake Alabama Mountains
Hayden, Alabma
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A SOUTHERN LAKE WEDDING

  • 5 of 5
Me and my new husband chose this as our wedding venue. We had a small wedding with our closest freinds and family and this home was perfect! We had our wedding party stary the whole weekend with us at the home before we said "I DO" on Sunday. It was perfect! everyone had there own bed and plenty of space. There was tons to keep everyone busy and having a good time. There are several great fishing holes near the house, a nice size yeard, pier, games, foose ball and pool table. The master bed room was the perfect bridal suit. The views from the large windows and decks are beautiful. We didnt want to leave, not even to go on our honeymoon. It was very easy to get to being located near to big bridge. The owners were also very friendly and willing to work with us. I would love to rent from them again. I would suggest this home for family gatherings, friends getaway or a romantic getaway.
  • Submitted: Jan 27, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Congratulations on your new life together! Thank you for the kind review.
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Smith Lake - Magnolia Manor - New Home - Near I-65 - Sleeps up to 25 or more!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p251432
+1 205 275-5005
Lewis Smith Lake Alabama Mountains
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MAGNOLIA MANOR VACATION

  • 4 of 5
The Manor was lovely. Perdect for our family group of 7 adults(including 2 60+ seniors) and 6 children aged 2-9 yrs. We had a few issues with the cleaning crew which we addressed with the owners and they will be addressed by him. The layout was great with 3 levels of bedrooms and the great room and loft TV area afforded ample space for the kids and for us to keep tabs on them. Our only qualification was the path down to the lake and dock. It is very steep and slippery. Fortunately, we discovered a grassy path off the left of the driveway that circles down to the dock and we had a golf cart to ferry everyone back and forth. Our daughter and son-in-law brought a pontoon boat which we tethered to the end of the dock and it gave us a shady spot to sit and a jump off into the lake. The children and adults had a great time swimming and feeding the fish. Lots of wildlife both in and out of the water.
Would definitely consider using Magnolia Manor next year and would recommend it to others.
  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review. We look forward to having you and your family return when you can.
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Smith Lake - Magnolia Manor - New Home - Near I-65 - Sleeps up to 25 or more!
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Lewis Smith Lake Alabama Mountains
Birmingham, AL
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VISITOR

  • 4 of 5
The house was clean, and seemed well maintained. Photos accurately reflect the appearance of the house. Owner was very helpful. Great house for a large group. The only thing I would recommend is new pier furniture. The chairs were worn out and not safe to sit in.
  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2012
  • Stayed: Apr 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review. Dock chairs have been replaced.
Thanks again.

Map

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Birmingham, Al (BHM)
Nearest Train
48 Miles
Birmingham, AL
Nearest Motorway
12 Miles
State Hwy 69 and I-65
Nearest Beach
280 Miles
Gulf Shores, Al Orange Beach, Al
Nearest Golf
18 Miles
Cullman Municipal Golf
Nearest Restaurant
7 Miles
Stoney Lonesome Cafe
Car: necessary

Located just across 3-5 minutes from Ryan Creek Marina, the best marina on Smith Lake. Boat launch 3 minutes away, tie up your boat at our boat dock. Cullman, AL is 25-30 minutes away (public Golf Course) and Jasper, AL is 35-45 minutes away. Country Mall is 1/2 mile away - groceries, fishing supplies, gas, etc. Gas grill in place on lower deck; lounge chairs for sunbathing on upper deck; also picnic table with benches on deck. Boat dock in place. Pontoons are available for rent at Duskin Point Marina. NASA's Space and Rocket Center Museum in Huntsville, AL is 1 hour and 15-20 minutes away! Rickwood Caverns is 30 minutes away on I-65. We are only 15-20 minutes from Interstate 65. A new 1457 acre Recreational 4-Wheeler Park is 15 minutes away. Owned by County of Cullman, Alabama. Trail all throughout mountainous terrain. Cullman Municipal Golf Course (a nice public course) is 25 minutes away. Close to Ave Maria Grotto. Put your boat in at the Ryan Creek Marina and moor at boat dock.

Other Activities: shopping, boating, wildlife viewing, miniature golf,golf course 20 minutes

Golf: Municipal course of City of Cullman about 20 minutes away by road.

Ski: Water Skiing, boating, Bass Fishing

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Lewis Smith Lake House Rental Rates

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $185

Notes

  • Non-Peak/ $275/night/$1995 wk/ Cleaning Fee $185; add deposit waiver fees. (non-refundable)
  • Family Gathering, Churches, retreats, weddings, company groups welcome. Cleaning fee: $185 up to 15 people. $245 up to 21 people. $129 Damage Deposit Waiver and perishables fee. Non-Peak Weekend 2-day special: VISA, or Mastercard accepted or . Prime Time: May 1 to Sept. 30. Rates are $375 per night from May 1 until End of October each year.
  • Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day $399/night $2500/week
    Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years $439/night (4 night minimum)
    Non-holiday peak $375/night

Amenities

Lewis Smith Lake House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Floor Area:
  • 4300 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Ducted Heating
  • Ducted Cooling
  • Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Internet
  • Wireless Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Water Cooler
  • Parking On Street
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Parking Off Street
  • Heating
  • Sofa Bed
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 25
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 4 - 4 twin/ single , bunk beds
    Bedroom 5 - 6 twin/ single , bunk beds
    Living room - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Bottom floor has two bedrooms; one with 3 bunk beds (sleeps 6) and the other has 2 bunk beds (sleeps 4). The play room has a sofa that sleeps 1. Middle floor has a new fold out sofa that sleeps 2; middle master bedroom has a queen bed that sleeps 2 and a futon that sleeps 2. The other bedroom across the hallway sleeps 2 (queen). Upstairs at the top of the stairs just outside the French doors to the upstairs Master Bedroom is a futon with queen mattress (sleeps 2). Inside the Master Bedroom is a King bed that sleeps 2 and inside the bonus room with privacy door is 1 twin bed . See http://www.smith-lakehomes.com for more photos and 2 YouTube videos, a virtual tour.
Entertainment:
  • Stereo
  • Games for Kids
  • Foosball
  • Pool Table
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Radio
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Balcony
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 3 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Attractions:
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • water parks
  • zoo
  • churches
  • autumn foliage
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • walking
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • swimming
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • mountain biking
  • hunting
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • spelunking
  • freshwater fishing
  • pier fishing
  • water tubing
Notes:
Parking for RV/boat/trailer. Wi-Fi and Broadband internet.