LUXURIOUS 7-ACRE HIDDEN HAVEN ON LAKE, FISHING, HIKING, GOLFER

Marie

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Sleeps20
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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LUXURIOUS 7-ACRE HIDDEN HAVEN ON LAKE, FISHING, HIKING, GOLFER

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House, 7 Bedrooms + Sunroom, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 20)

Luxury, rest, creative space, privacy, peace....hiking, fishing, wooded walks, family memories...we invite you to experience our lakefront home, Rivendell in Branson.

Ideal for family reunions, staff meetings, retreats, luxurious vacations, golf outings, girls getaways, and those who want to hike and fish by day and relax in a hot tub by night...

Our guests have asked to take our mattresses home, 'borrow' our original art :-), move in permanently...One tween hugged her mom and said, 'I feel like I'm a princess!!'

Golfers rest between rounds near the grill or fireside for a game of chess. Fishermen hike down to the lake to catch trout for lunch. Families walk through the woods and roast marshmallows over the firepit. Sunlovers tan on the deck and then lounge in the hot tub...

No need to worry about thin walls or loud neighbors or traffic noises...or people even knowing where you are! Our address is literally off the map, tucked away within 7 acres, hidden by trees on 3 sides and Lake Taneycomo on the fourth.

Though just 3.5 miles from Hwy 76, 6 miles from Branson Landing and minutes further to all the fun Branson offers, you may never want to leave once you pull into the garage...

Wake-up in your luxurious bedroom to watch the deer in the morning. Warm-up to winter seated fireside by the Lord of the Rings chess set. Take a nature walk with loved ones. Enjoy laughter with family and friends around a grand dining table, over a game of shuffleboard, table bowling, foosball, pinball, or with the Wii.

Watch the sunset with a panoramic lake view on one of the decks. Relax in the 8-10 person hot tub or detox in the 2-person sauna before you say, 'good-night.'

And end the day with a cup of your favorite coffee and a great book from Rivendell's house library as you sink into one of our fabulous chaises and chairs.

Welcome to our family's B&B (without the 2nd B).

Welcome to a private home hidden in the woods on Lake Taneycomo.

Welcome to a resting space where no one can find you and no one is calling your name.

Keywords: luxurious, lakefront, wooded, private home, sauna, hot tub, fishing, hiking, large groups, family reunions, church retreats

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Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters

Marie

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Early 2010, our fun-filled family embarked on four months of remodeling to transform this lakeview home into Rivendell! After taking prayer and writing retreats for 17 years, the door opened for us to create a retreat home of our own.

Through the miracle of adoption, we are the overjoyed parents of three outrageously creative children. Our eldest is gifted with Asperger's Syndrome, our middle is graced with extroverted compassion, and our youngest is currently seeking to master burping the ABCs... We home school part-time, parent full-time, and laugh a lot to stay sane.

Our personal residence is about one hour from Rivendell -- out in the country where you can count the stars. We are the happy guardians of 4 rescued (outside) dogs, 3 odd (outside) cats, 1 rabbit (yes, inside...for the moment), and 9 unusually social chickens.

We write. We travel. We invest in the next generation. We welcome you to Rivendell, our Branson retreat home!

Marie purchased this house in 2009

The rocks, hills, trees, lakes...Branson is filled with natural beauty. Since moving to Missouri from Texas in 1996, we've made frequent trips down to Branson to take the kids to Silver Dollar City as a family or to find a quiet retreat for rest and writing individually. We love the drive and often have taken side roads to simply enjoy the scenery.

Over the years, a dream grew in our heart of creating a home that could be a happy haven for families and a spiritual resting place for pilgrims. Our dreams accelerated in October of 2009 when we found this gorgeous home with a beautiful view, private acreage, and enough room for us to create a place of renewal and rest.

Reunions, family vacations, staff retreats, personal getaways, a writer's haven...

Groups will enjoy cooking in a beautiful lake view kitchen with 2 ovens. Once dinner is served, all can eat together in a kitchen/dining room that seat 22 comfortably or many more by simply opening the dining room door onto the upper deck.

Families will appreciate two living rooms, a 4-bed bunkroom just inches off the lower family room, loads of interactive games, and enough decks, patios, and yard to give everyone space to roam.

Small groups will delight in several warm rooms ideal for connecting, debriefing, brainstorming, and planning for the future with the only distractions being an occasional eagle and the irresistible sunsets...Our conference-size dining table seats 16 in comfort in a room sure to inspire.

Individuals will relish their private bedrooms, each of which features a relaxing chair/chaise and a desk that will bring out the writer in you! Every room is named, customized, and designed to spoil your body while you rest your mind.

Sleeps20
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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Reviews

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based on 63 traveler reviews

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Luxurious 7-Acre Hidden Haven on Lake, Fishing, Hiking, Golfer
average rating of 4.9365077 based on 63 reviews
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Luxurious 7-Acre Hidden Haven on Lake, Fishing, Hiking, Golfer
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p286224vb
+1 417-334-5214
Branson Missouri
Cleveland
5

Perfect

  • 5 of 5
My family of 23 people, ages 3-67, came together for our bi-annual reunion for the first time to Rivendell. It was, as I quote from my son, "The best family vacation we ever had"!!! I jammed our schedule with daily activites that entertained us all. And every evening we came to the serenity and peacefulness that was Rivendell! The accommodations were superb. The common areas were inviting. The deck was our memory makers that we will remember for ever. Every mornings cup of coffee enojoed there. Every song sang or quiet conversation was another memory made here. Even the trivia night we were able to have here on the deck. The hike to the water was less inviting, but after our daily outings, we just wanted to relax!
Kitchen and baths not only clean but well stocked. Decorations to the nines! Beautiful!! Wonderful!!
  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Luxurious 7-Acre Hidden Haven on Lake, Fishing, Hiking, Golfer
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p286224vb
+1 417-334-5214
Branson Missouri
5

Peaceful Oasis

  • 5 of 5
We loved every minute of our time at Rivendell. My family (9 adults, 4 young children) stayed here for four nights last week. The entire house is lavishly furnished for rest and rejuvination. We especially appreciated how family friendly the home was with pack and plays, games, DVDs, toys, etc. The view was astounding, and we treasured our time relaxing on the deck taking in the beauty. The hot tub was an added perk that was perfect for the unseasonably cool weather we had. All the beds were extremely comfortable and there were ample extra pillows, blankets, towels, etc. What a perfect retreat! We hope to return very soon!
  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy your family enjoyed their time at Rivendell and we thank you for such a wonderful review. Rivendell is the manifestation of our heart's desire for restoration and renewal for families. We have furnished it so it is comfortable and accommodating from the very young to the very mature. And yes, the views of Lake Taneycomo are serene and stunning. In October the trees dress up in their finest, making it an absolutely majestic view. We are happy to you were refreshed and look forward to hosting your family again.
business
Luxurious 7-Acre Hidden Haven on Lake, Fishing, Hiking, Golfer
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p286224vb
+1 417-334-5214
Branson Missouri
Cheney,Ks
5

Kansas Sister

  • 5 of 5
This home was AWESOME the serenity was so welcoming. My family & my sister family took our first vacation together this Home was more than we could have hoped for the front porch was used by one of us all the time just rocking and appreciateing the beauty and peacefulness. Our grandkids where in heaven with the Pac Mac Pinball machine & foosball ..we could have stayed at the house the whole time instead of planning events..We will know for the next time.
  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Luxurious 7-Acre Hidden Haven on Lake, Fishing, Hiking, Golfer
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p286224vb
+1 417-334-5214
Branson Missouri
Iowa
5

Excellent Family Get Away

  • 5 of 5
Our family met at this beautiful property for my mother's 75th birthday celebration. The home was luxurious and the beds and pillows were dreamy. We had a problem with the internet due to a storm and the property manager, and the owners couldn't do enough to get us back "on-line". The kitchen was very well stocked. Our entire family plus a few family friends who stopped by for a day were all quite impressed with Alicia's mission for a place of restfulness, prayer, and reflection. The home was accessible for my elderly parents to get in and out of, but the trail down to the water is fun for adventure seekers, and nature lovers, but not for elderly parents.
  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
business
Luxurious 7-Acre Hidden Haven on Lake, Fishing, Hiking, Golfer
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p286224vb
+1 417-334-5214
Branson Missouri
5

Rivendell

  • 5 of 5
A group of 10 of us came to Rivendell for a girl's weekend and it exceeded our expectations! I think our favorite thing to do was sit around the HUGE kitchen table and just eat and talk! The rooms were lovely and the views were beautiful. Even though it rained half of the time we were there, we had a wonderful time! We all decided to return next year and do it again!
  • Submitted: May 19, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
business
Luxurious 7-Acre Hidden Haven on Lake, Fishing, Hiking, Golfer
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p286224vb
+1 417-334-5214
Branson Missouri
Midwest
5

Beautiful

  • 5 of 5
This house was everything in the listing and much more. I wish we could have stayed longer. Great location, beautiful surroundings. Coffee on the deck each morning was truly special. Loved the fresh beans left for us by the Choles. Such a nice touch. We can hardly wait to go back.
  • Submitted: May 11, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
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Nearest Airport
15.5 Miles
Branson Airport
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Branson Scenic train
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Hwy 76 East
Nearest Beach
15 Miles
Moonshine Beach
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Holiday Hills
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
Several at Branson Landin
Car: necessary

on Lake Taneycomo,5 miles from Branson Landing, 15 from airport, 15 from Silver Dollar City

Other Activities: Parsailing, Wildlife viewing, Mini golf, Hot air ballooning, Shopping, Boating, Rock climbing, Health/beauty spa

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Availability & Rates

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Branson House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Fall
Aug 18 2014 - Nov 16 2014
3 night minimum stay
$359
From
$449
Fri,Sat
$2,577
 
 
Holiday
Nov 17 2014 - Jan 3 2015
3 night minimum stay
$419
From
$499
Fri,Sat
$2,917
 
 
Winter
Jan 4 2015 - Mar 1 2015
3 night minimum stay
$249
From
$329
Fri,Sat
$1,769
 
 
Spring
Mar 2 2015 - May 17 2015
3 night minimum stay
$369
From
$429
Fri,Sat
$2,540
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $198 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.1%
Notes 50% due at time of booking and balance is due 30 days prior to arrival. Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
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Amenities

Amenities

Branson House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Lake ...
  • Lake View ...
Theme:
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Firewood
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Living Room
  • Internet
  • Fireplace
  • Sofa Bed
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Heating
  • Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Telephone ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Garage ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Pantry Items
  • Stove
  • Stove ...
  • Oven ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 16 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , jetted tub , FAR Infrared Sauna
    Main Level Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Jack and Jill - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Hall Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 4
Bedrooms:
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Restoration - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , Daybed with twin trundle in sunroom off this master
    The Scroll - 1 queen , Handicap accessible with attached bath with walk in shower
    Gentle Whisper - 1 king , Jack and Jill bathroom
    Living Waters - 1 king , Jack and Jill bathroom
    New Creation - 1 queen , Private Deck
    Eagle's Nest - 1 queen
    Green Pastures - 2 bunk bed , Four twins
    Sleeper Sofa - 1 double
  • King size beds (3) 3 bedrooms feature spacious King beds with Simmons (r) mattresses: Restoration, Gentle Whisper, and Living Waters., Queen size Beds (3) The Scroll (wheelchair accessible room) on the first floor and New Creation and Eagle's Watch on the lower level feature luxurious Queen beds., Twin or Single Beds (2) The master suite sunroom has a daybed trundle featuring a Simmon's pillow-top world-class mattress on top and a Nikken Kenkopad magnetic mattress in the trundle., Baby Cribs (2) Two portable Pack-n-Play cribs are available along with toys for toddlers., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) The main living rooms has a full-size sleeper sofa to provide 2 with a place to lay their heads. In addition, we have 2 self-inflating mattresses complete with linens and pillows. If your group is larger than 20, please call 4173345214. Friends have nearby accommodations so larger groups can easily stay within walking proximity on the Lake., Bunk Beds (2) Our bunk room sleeps 4.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • CD Player
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Stereo
  • Music Library ...
  • DVD Player
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Foosball
  • Books
  • Toys
  • Radio
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books for Kids
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Piano
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Wood Deck
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome ...
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
  • Sauna ...
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • museums
  • theme parks
  • zoo
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • forests
  • pond
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • wildlife viewing
  • shopping
  • antiquing
  • horseshoes
  • shuffleboard
  • photography
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • sight seeing
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • boating
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • Babysitter
  • laundromat
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • snorkeling/diving
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • pier fishing
  • basketball court
  • swimming
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • jet skiing
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • tennis
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • spelunking
  • sailing
  • water skiing
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • snorkeling
  • water tubing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • rock climbing
  • parasailing
Notes:
Our family piano awaits guests in the living room, a full-size collector's edition Super Mario pinball machine, 7 acres with hiking trails down to lake, sleeps 20 in beds, if your group is over 20 there are other properties nearby, private sunroom, shuffle board & bowling game table, house library, 6 luxury bedrooms and 1 bunkroom, outdoor campfire pit, Simmons (r) pillow-top mattresses
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