NEW LUXURY WATERFRONT LODGE WITH HOME THEATRE AND ON-SITE KENNEL

Missy Gegenheimer or Tracy Gegenheimer

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Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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NEW LUXURY WATERFRONT LODGE WITH HOME THEATRE AND ON-SITE KENNEL

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4 Bedrooms (Sleeps 10) 2.5 Baths, Home Theatre, Fishing Pier, Brand New Kennel

This is a 3000 sq. ft. custom Lake House, built in 2011 and located on world renowned Toledo Bend Reservoir.

* 4 beautiful bedrooms (2 King Beds, 1 Queen Bed, and 4 Twin Beds). Each of the 4 bedrooms has a 26 in. flatscreen TV. Pak 'n Play available upon request. We're on approx. 8 acres and feature 400+ feet of waterfront property.

* Great Room features fantastic views of the water and opens up to fabulous covered porch. Hardwood floors. 50 in. Flatscreen TV with Dish Network's America's Top 200 package which includes NFL Network, CBS Sports Network, NHL Network, NBA TV, Regional Sports and SO MUCH MORE!

* FREE WiFi

* Fully equipped kitchen has stainless appliances and granite counter-tops. Kitchen features a pots and pans, dishes and silverware, blender, coffee pot, serving trays, restaurant style Belgian waffle maker, and more. High chair available upon request.

* Luxurious Bathrooms

* Brand New Fishing Pier

*One bedroom cabin...call for availability

* Brand New On-site kennel with 4 inside cabins, each with doggy door access to a covered play/potty area.

On Site Activities and Equipment: * Brand New Fishing Pier

* Fish and Game Cleaning Station

* Swimming in Natural Cove

* Volleyball

* Horseshoes

* Badminton

* Camp fires (except during county wide burn ban)

* Bounce & Splash Castle Slide for the kids (rental)

Nearby Activities:

* Fishing

* Hunting

* Golf

* Hiking

* Antiquing

* Bird Watching

* Boat Launch within 1/2 mile

* Shopping

Located directly on the famous 'Chicken Coop': We are located on a stretch of the Sabine River bed that touches the west side of the lake and stays close to shore for nearly 2 miles. This prime fishing area is well known to locals as The Chicken Coop. This crappie hole was named such because of several large commercial chicken houses that once lined the top of the ridge near the river bank. This deep stretch of the river is has developed a reputation over the years of producing almost unbelievable numbers of crappie for approximately six to eight weeks during the winter, depending on weather conditions.

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Suitability:
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
Guestbook comments from the owner
"I wanted to take time to thank you for extending your cabin to us this past weekend. We loved the atmosphere and hope to go back soon. We enjoyed every single minute there, the view was breath taking and relaxing. Again, thank you"
Oct 2013
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Missy Gegenheimer or Tracy Gegenheimer

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My husband, Tracy, and I were born and raised in New Orleans, LA. I am a 37 year Human Resources professional who relocated from New Orleans, LA to Houston, in 2005 - one month before Hurricane Katrina! We purchased this waterfront acreage with the intention of building a home for our retirement years. However, I retired early in order to begin our own vacation rental business. Construction of our 4 bedroom Lodge began in 2010. Cliffside Lodge opened to the public in July, 2011 and is such a success that we to added a cozy 1 bedroom cabin and our brand new 3 bedroom Lake House. We have also added a fantastic fishing pier, fish cleaning station, a boarding kennel, and many more amenities. We have been blessed with 3 great children, 3 wonderful grandchildren, 4 terrific dogs and 3 grand dogs! Please visit our website: www.cliffsidecabins.com for more information and a full list of our amenities

Missy Gegenheimer or Tracy Gegenheimer purchased this lodge in 2010

Being from South Louisiana originally, we have always loved living close to the water, so we searched for waterfront property that offered great fishing, water sports for the kids, scenic shorelines, and breathtaking views. Without a doubt, Toledo Bend was the perfect spot. We are located on a bluff, directly above the Sabine River on the 'Chicken Coop', a deepwater section of the river that is famous for great cool weather crappie fishing . Toledo Bend reservoir is ranked nationally as having some of the best year-round bass fishing in the United States. As an added bonus, the panoramic views from our covered deck allow us to see the western border of Louisiana, our home state.

The bluff overlooks the lake and offers privacy from boat traffic and spectacular sunsets every evening. There is a natural cove on our property which allows for access to the water and a natural shalestone beach. Our guests enjoy swimming, tubing, and jet skiing right from the cove and fishing from our pier. We also offer a 1 hole practice driving range, fish cleaning station, large fishing pier, and much more! Toledo Bend Reservoir is a nationally known bass fishing lake, and numerous tournaments are held here each year. For wildlife enthusiasts, bald eagles nest nearby and provide quite a spectacle when perched in the pine trees that line the bluff. Fox, red headed woodpeckers, cardinals, black squirrels, ducks, and deer are among many species of wildlife that are very common in the area. East Texas is also part of the central flyway for multiple species of neotropical migratory birds including songbirds, hawks, and shorebirds.

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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Milam Toledo Bend
5

PERFECT GET-AWAY!

  • 5 of 5
This was our 2nd year here for a family reunion/get-away. The lodge is such a beautiful place...clean....well maintained...and comfortable. Our family rented the lodge and the new lake house this year. What fun we had!! We enjoyed walks down the stairs to the cove, playing bocce ball in the grass behind the lodge, watching fireflies and the eagles fly by, sitting on the back porch looking at the lake, eating too much food prepared in the well-stocked kitchen, much visiting, laughing, and catching up! The unusual cool weather in July was a welcome thing!! We enjoyed meeting Missy and Tracy. We appreciate you allowing us to experience such a great weekend at Toledo Bend! Reservations for our 3rd summer together have been made! See you next year!
  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
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NEW Luxury Waterfront Lodge with Home Theatre and On-Site Kennel
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Milam Toledo Bend
5

AWESOME CABINS!!!!!

  • 5 of 5
The lodge was very nice, exceptionally clean, very spacious and all the necessary amenities were provided. I would definitely recommend the Cliffside Lodge and Cabin Rental property to any large family that wants to relax and have a enjoyed stress free outing.
  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
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NEW Luxury Waterfront Lodge with Home Theatre and On-Site Kennel
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Milam Toledo Bend
5

EXCELLENT EXPERIENCE

  • 5 of 5
I would highly recommend staying here. Missy and Tracy were extremely pleasant to deal with. They went above and beyond to ensure our stay was to our liking. Tracy was always available to assist and help out any way possible.
The property was unbelievable. It was as described and then more. My entire family can’t wait till we go back.
  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
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NEW Luxury Waterfront Lodge with Home Theatre and On-Site Kennel
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+1 832-298-0469
Milam Toledo Bend
5

GREAT FAMILY WEEKEND

  • 5 of 5
What a special family weekend! This was the third time to be at Cliffside and we will be back next year. Missy and Tracy are very attentive owners and are there if you have questions. Everyone, kids and grand kids had a great time. The water bounce house, the huge yard to play in, fishing from the pier, feeding fish at the pond, the pontoon boat, golfing, horseshoes, grilling dinner, then sleeping in comfortable beds...what more can you ask for?
  • Submitted: May 29, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
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NEW Luxury Waterfront Lodge with Home Theatre and On-Site Kennel
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Milam Toledo Bend
5

BEST ON TOLEDO BEND!

  • 5 of 5
This was our second family vacation at Cliffside Lodge. Our group of 12 (four families including four kids under the age of 5) can spread out and enjoy all the amenities while staying under one roof. Two of our family's favorite lodge amenities are the media room and the well stocked kitchen. The open concept in the downstairs area comfortably accommodates our large group and the bedrooms upstairs are appointed in such a way to give each family privacy and a quiet getaway when needed. The location is excellent for fishing and for the second year we pulled in an impressive 85 head of good size catfish and white perch including one 41# high-fin blue and 20# appaloosa. Owners Missy and Tracy have thought of everything you could possibly need and their customer service can't be beat.
  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
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Milam Toledo Bend
5

LOVELY LODGE

  • 5 of 5
We enjoyed our stay at your lodge very much. All of our needs were more than met by your well-stocked kitchen. We were lucky to have beautiful weather but still managed to watch a movie (or two) in the great theater room! Upon arrival, we were met by our host who offered his assistance with anything we needed! We loved the porch, the firepit and the pier!
Thank you for sharing this wonderful property and we look forward to celebrating our "Christmas" get-together with you again next year!!
Katherine Jackson and family
Charlotte McKey and family
  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
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Cliffside Lodge is located at 4465 Carters Ferry Rd. E in Milam, TX. We are on the outer bank of the peninsula where the deep water of the Sabine River runs along the shoreline for several miles. We are on a stretch of the river known as the 'chicken coop', an area that often produces incredible early winter Crappie (Sacalait) fishing.

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Milam Lodge Rental Rates

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $95
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 12.0%
Notes * 3 Night Minimum for Holidays
* $15.00 p/person, p/night for guests over the of limit of ten (10) overnight guests.
* Maximum occupancy for the Lodge is strictly limited to 12 overnight guests.
* There is an additional charge of $10.00 per person for day visitors.
* Larger parties can book the 4 bedroom Lodge AND the 1 bedroom cabin.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Milam Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Lake
  • Lakefront
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Family
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
General:
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Split-System Heating
  • Split-System Air Conditioning
  • Living Area
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Parking
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Shampoo
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Ice Maker
  • Lobster Pot
  • Pantry Items
  • Stove
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 11 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Huge Lighted Walk-in Shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower , Huge Lighted Walk-in Shower and Soaking Tub
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • Master Bathroom and 1/2 bath downstairs. Luxurious Bathroom suite upstairs. Full bathrooms have starter soap, shampoo, and toilet tissue.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , pac 'n play available
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 4 twin/ single , 2 Day Beds w/pop up trundles
  • Master bedroom is on 1st floor. Three bedrooms upstairs. All bedrooms have brand new 26' flatscreen TVs and Dish Network America's Top 200 satellite programming.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • CD Player
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Porch Furniture
  • Wood Deck
  • Boat Dock
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • walking
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • sight seeing
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
  • boating
Local Services & Businesses:
  • medical services
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • sound/bay fishing
  • water tubing
  • golf privileges optional
  • hunting
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • swimming
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • water skiing
  • kayaking
  • snorkeling/diving
Notes:
We have Dish Network's America's Top 200 package! It includes channels such as NFL Network, CBS Sports Network, NHL Network, NBA TV, Regional Sports, and SO MUCH MORE! In addition to the kitchen items mentioned, we also providethe following: * crock pot * blender * food processor * hand mixer * restaurant style Belgian waffle maker * charcoal and lighter fluid for BarBQue pit For children ages 2 - 8, an inflatable Bounce 'n Splash Castle is available to rent.

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:

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