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Look-Out Lodge on Lake Cumberland.

Monica Wells

Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english
Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Calendar last updated:
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Look-Out Lodge on Lake Cumberland.

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

Jamestown Lodge Rental Photos and Description

Log & Stone Lodge, 5 Bedrooms, 4.5 Baths, (Sleeps up to 12 guests)

As the owners of Look Out Lodge we take personal pride in making sure each guest has a memorable stay. And our reviews from past guests surely indicate that we are meeting and hopefully, exceeding their expectations. Now with the 2014 season behind us, friends and family are now looking towards booking that perfect vacation home for 2015. So this is a great time of the year to find that perfect retreat. But don't wait to long. The best times get taken early in the year for lake front homes. Should you have any questions about this property, don't hesitate to call or e-mail us. We always respond to your inquiry within 12-hours or less and we love to interact with our future guests to be sure that Look-Out Lodge will accommodate your needs. Last year we added new deck furniture and outdoor dining table and chairs to enjoy the many views over the lake and bluffs.

Lake Cumberland is now at the peak water elevation of 720 feet and is expected to stay there according to the Corp of Army Engineers. So the unobstructed views of the lake from Look-Out Lodge are absolutely stupendous.

Look-Out Lodge has a total of 5 bedrooms; 4 1/2 bathrooms; 2 kitchens; great room and dining room on the main floor (3rd floor); a second living room & dining room on the 2nd floor as well as the recreation and game room on the 1st floor. For reservations for 8 persons or less we have the ability to rent down to 3 or 4 bedrooms without the additional living space or recreation room. Be sure to call or e-mail us about these reduced rates, as they are not published.

In 2013 we re-decorated the first floor game and recreation room and up-dated the flooring with full 18 x 18 tile and accent area rugs. The circular drive way has also been tiled to give it a great formal curb appeal. Most of our returning guests have really enjoyed the upgrades and the additions. But if you don't need all 5,000 + square feet of indoor space, we have the ability to rent down to 3 or 4 bedrooms at a reduced rate. However, this does not include the game and recreation room at those rates. Just e-mail or calls for these rates. Please note that we have a limit of 12-guests in total. This includes ALL children.

This is a four story log and stone home which has a total of 5,275 sq. ft. of indoor living space and over 2,800 sq. ft. of wrap around porches on both the 2nd and 3rd floor. There is an additional court yard on the bottom level facing the lake with another private tiled patio with outdoor dining table and four dining swivel chairs with accessed through the recreation room or by outdoor stairs case. The lake views from this patio are also breath taking.

The lodge is fully equipped with more than the average rental property because it is also the owners second home. The owners have decorated each of the many rooms individually with fine detail to give a unique perspective to this log home. Each year there are new features added to the lodge that repeat house guests will notice. The views of the lake and the surrounding vistas from the lodge will keep you outside more than inside. Not seen at any other rental cabins, this property has outdoor dining tables and chairs on each of the wrap around porches. There is additional casual seating all around the two decks consisting of rocking chairs and two double seated gliders located on the front porch as your guests arrive. We also have a double person hammock on a Viking stand on the main deck that has been a real hit with our guests.

The recreation and game room is very well appointed. This is a 750 square foot room with 12 foot tall ceiling which is accented with 12 inch crown molding throughout and two picture windows facing Lake Cumberland. The game room is equipped with a pool table; professional ping pong; 7 foot air hockey table; professional darts; foosball and lounge area with pit group; coffee table with a 42 inch wall mounted LED flat screen 'Smart' TV (WIFI included). This recreation room leads to the out-door patio area which has a 4 person outdoor dining table and swivel chairs which also faces the lake. Note: The recreation room is only available to a full house rental.

Look Out Lodge was constructed in January of 2007 by the current owners which is a full log home with stone accents on the exterior and a 27 foot tall stone wood burning fireplace in the Great Room. This property is located in a private gated community with paved streets and underground utilities surrounded by woods on one side and Lake Cumberland on the other. Look Out Lodge sits high on a bluff in the back end of a cul-de-sac which overlooks Lake Cumberland on the Wolf Creek section adjacent to where the original Alligator I Marina was located and across from Jabez Beach. This is the only home on this cul-de-sac which gives you complete privacy and seclusion, not to mention unlimited parking. The lodge also has a drive down and circular tiled drive-way and paver designed entrance, giving you a truly beautiful curb side appeal as you or your guests arrive. I promise, you will not be disappointed as you arrive.

We invite you to see the lodge now by logging on to Look Out Lodge on Lake Cumberland website and see this for yourself at www.LakeCumberlandloghome.com for more information and pictures. It truly is a piece of heaven. We are also featured in the Russell County Tourism Board in the 2015 edition. Remember that we can taylor your budget needs depending on the number of guests in your party, with a LIMIT OF 12 GUESTS IN TOTAL including children.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Monica Wells (Owner)
Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 19, 2015

About Monica Wells

We actually live in South Florida, but fell in love with Lake Cumberland, which is why we decided to build this lodge. We just love the changing of the seasons and we come up any time we get a chance. In the morning, just sitting on the deck having coffee and watch the morning fog roll in makes all worth while. Although we do love our winters in south Florida, we still have not gotten use to the winters in Kentucky.

Monica Wells purchased this lodge in 2007

Why Monica Wells chose Jamestown

We built this custom lodge because of the spectacular unobstructed views of the lake and the security and seclusion in this private gated community. Plus this has one, if not the best, lake views of all the homes lots in this community. No need to crane your head to see the lake through the forest. It's right there in front of you. Pictures do not do it justice.

What makes this lodge unique

Relaxing, walking, biking and just taking it all in. You have a tendency to forget to check the office your e-mails as you just take it all in. Check out more photos on our personal website at www.LakeCumberlandLogHome.com.

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Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
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Reviews

5
based on 49 traveler reviews

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Look-Out Lodge on Lake Cumberland.
average rating of 4.979592 based on 49 reviews
5

Family memories in a beautiful setting.

  • 5 of 5

It was a short, but wonderful weekend for us and our extended family to meet at Look out Lodge. The description that was given on this website was accurate with an adequate number of photos to represent the rental property. We were excited to find the beautiful home so secluded with no noise or distractions in the surrounding gated development. The property manager was on site to greet us and show us around the extremely clean 4 story house that never seemed to end and provided us with necessary details concerning remotes, technology and the fact that he was only a phone call away. The house and outside surrounding decks provided us ample living space for the weekend and a fantastic view of the lake. In fact, there were times we (7 adults) lost each other! Because of the rainy weather, we did not venture outside of the gated community but did enjoy great family time in most excellent surroundings. We also had the opportunity to see 2 bald eagles gliding over the lake and found a small turtle that our grandson named and took home! The property was a good fit for us and our extended family of 3 adult children, spouses and grandson. The bedrooms were adequate to accommodate our groups and supplied with entertainment for all ages. We were able to fit around the table at meal times and adequate seating on the decks. I know we chose you (an excellent choice) , but thank you for being a part of our 3rd annual family reunion weekend.

  • Submitted: May 19, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the review Joy. It was our pleasure to host your family get together and we hope you will return another time. Thanks for taking such great care of our home. I also appreciate the pictures you shared with me as it is always good to put a face with a name. Have a great summer! Monica
Tipp City, OH
5

Wonder....Full!!!

  • 5 of 5

We took our 4 children here for a time to connect and spend quality time together and it was the perfect place to go for that. They thought of everything..beautiful dishware, the kitchen was well-equipped, the towels were as soft as could be, fireplace, movies, books, games, logs for the fire, spices, coffee filters. Every time my husband and I thought, "Oh no, we forgot the..." they already had if for us. That is why I mentioned the coffee filters! They DID have great spices to work with as we cooked the whole week. My favorite part was when my husband and I would get up before everyone else, brew our pot of coffee, and then go and sit out on the deck looking out over the lake. It was so quiet, so pretty. Then the birds would start to wake up and the clouds would touch the lake, it was wonderful. One day my husband took our 3 boys for a bike ride (great private paved roads to bike on) and my daughter and I had some time alone together on the deck. She laid in the hammock (yes, they have a hammock) and I sat in the rocking chair with some tea and we talked all about things going on in her life (she turned 15 while on this trip) school, friends, spiritual things, nature, how happy we were to be there, it was a special afternoon. I feel that we found a place when our little family needs some "alone" time "together" and without the big crazy world interfering. We will definitely come again!

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Kelly for such a personal review! It warms our hearts to know that others agree with us that Look-Out Lodge is a special place. We look forward to having your family return again soon................Monica
Morgantown, IN
5

Relaxing Location with an Incredible View

  • 5 of 5

My family took a few days of Spring Break to visit Look Out Lodge and we were very pleased with the location. The description of the location and the actual house is spot as far as the description on the site and other reviews. The owners and local manager were second to none in their customer service before, during, and after your stay. They really do care that you have a positive experience at their home. The location is secluded with plenty of activities to do in the home to keep three teen and pre-teen boys interest. I expect that we will be back in the near future.

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Jay for the review. Andy and I are pleased that your family had a positive experience and look forward to having you return another time. We sincerely appreciate the way you treated our home as your own. Take care..........Monica
5

Beautiful secluded home in gated community

  • 5 of 5

Our extended family spent Christmas Week 2014 in this beautiful cabin in the Kentucky mountains. It is very large with 4 floors of living space & expansive mountain & lake views with wrap around porches. We really enjoyed the seclusion & privacy and mostly stayed in for the week (except a few excursions the boys took to play disc golf). I particularly love the completely open floor plan of the main living area. With the fire roaring, I could be in the kitchen while others were playing games at the table or reading by the fireplace or sitting at the long bar, but we were all together. The second floor (downstairs) is its own entire apartment with 2 bedrooms,a bathroom & kitchen & living area - which works great if your group has teenagers or a second family needing some of their own space. The boys also spent a lot of time in the game room playing pool & ping pong & darts, while we girls watched HGTV & laughed at them :)

The owners, Andy & Monica were very helpful, and called to see if there was anything we needed. They have a property manager nearby who is very available if ant problems arise.

As a side note, I originally booked this property thru Flipkey & made a change to my dates, which turned out to be a nightmare. Andy spent hours on the phone resolving the mess they made of my reservation. He went way out if his way to make sure that funds due me were returned. Rent the house, you won't be disappointed - but do it thru VRBO!

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Monica and I are so glad that your family enjoyed their stay at LOL for Christmas and New Years Eve. Hester and her staff do a great job in putting up the Christmas arrangements for this time of the year. But I think they really enjoy it. I sincerely apologize about the mess that FK caused you and your family and your warning should be noted by all that try to book through them. Have wonderful and safe 2015. Your family is always welcome to come back anytime you would like. But go through VRBO. Andy Wells, owner of LOL
5

Great weekend at LOL

  • 5 of 5

Firstly, the online photos do not give the Lodge fair justice, this place is amazing. located at the end of a private drive, 360 degree beautiful views. Owners Andy and Monica were so helpful with the booking and have lots of easy to follow directions, tips, and advice. Arranged for a property manager for a complimentary walk through to go over TV settings, WiFi, surround sound, thermostats, fireplace tips, and safety things like fire extinguishers, etc. very much needed. Owners were very friendly and even ordered a specific sports channel needed to watch our favorite team play on satellite! If your looking for relaxation, privacy, beautiful views, upgraded technology, and security than LOL is it. Had all the amenities ever needed, security system, clean, and had lots of entertainment. Eventhough the gorgeous lodge entertains itself. We will definitely be back soon.

  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Monica and I are so pleased that your group had a wonderful stay and we look forward to you returning back again. You were just wonderful house guests and really treated the home as if it were your own. Thanks so much. Andy Wells, owner of LOL
Carrollton, Georgia
5

Fabulous Property & Fantastic Family Retreat!!!! Highest Recommendation!!!

  • 5 of 5

Our family was so excited and fortunate to visit this property for a long MLK weekend! The ages of our party ranged from 13 to 77, and every one of us agreed this was one of the best accommodations that we have ever enjoyed! The views are breathtaking, and the property is private and secluded, your own little estate! The layout and spaces in the cabin are perfect for a family, places to gather together - we ate together, played cards and games, worked puzzles, watched movies & sports - but also room to separate and have peaceful alone time in this beautiful setting. So beautifully appointed, you can tell that this is someone's second home - warm, welcoming and personal; not to mention such good taste in the furnishings and decorations!! We cooked our meals at the lodge - loving TWO well stocked kitchens & multiple fridges - and had plenty of room for all of us to have seated meals!! Although we would have been happy to spend our entire weekend at the Lodge, the owners recommended reservations for a tour at a nearby National Park, Mammoth Cave! Again, so much fun, our entire family loved it! We really can't say enough about this location, this amazing property and these gracious hosts!!! Hope we will have the opportunity to return!!! Thanks so much for everything!!!

  • Submitted: Jan 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Monica and I are so pleased that you and your family enjoyed your time at Look-Out Lodge. It's always great to hear what guests enjoyed about the property as well as where they visited during their trip. But there is one special thing that guests have never talked about..... "The Man Cave". Seems to be a big hit with the guys but no one speaks of it. I guess it's just a guy thing. Well, we hope you and your family come back again in the not to distant future. Maybe try coming during the warmer seasons where you can get on the lake or visit Cumberland Falls. Safe travels and much thanks for your comments. Andy Wells, owner of LOL

Map

Nearest Airport
22 Miles
Somerset Airport
Nearest Barpub
22 Miles
Somerset, Kentucky
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Russell Springs
Nearest Motorway
8 Miles
Cumberland Parkway
Nearest Restaurant
8 Miles
Country Cafe in Eli
Nearest Point of Interest
270 degress of lake view
Car: necessary

This property is located within a gated community with paved roads and underground utilities. It's the perfect place for the kids to ride their bikes without the parents having to constantly supervise them. Since there is little, if no traffic within the community and the speed limit is 15 MPH there is little to worry about as they discover nature and the beauty of this community. And it's just perfect for that walk with the family before or after a meal.

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Rates & Availability

From $400 Per night

Jamestown Lodge Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Spring Season
Mar 1 2015 - May 31 2015
2 night minimum stay
$400
From
$425
Fri,Sat
$2,520
 
 
Memorial Day
May 23 2015 - May 25 2015
3 night minimum stay
$1,350
Flat fee
 
 
2015 Summer Rates
Jun 1 2015 - Sep 30 2015
3 night minimum stay
$450
From
$475
Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,835
 
 
July 4th
Jul 3 2015 - Jul 5 2015
3 night minimum stay
$1,425
Flat fee
 
 
Labor Day
Sep 4 2015 - Sep 6 2015
3 night minimum stay
$1,425
Flat fee
 
 
Autumn Season
Oct 1 2015 - Jan 1 2016
2 night minimum stay
$400
From
$425
Fri,Sat
 

Additional information about rental rates

Minimum Cleaning Fee $175.00
Refundable damage deposit $300.00
Tax Rate 10.0%
Notes The above rates apply to the entire home which consists of 5 bedrooms & 3.5 baths, two living rooms, two dining rooms, two kitchens, recreation game room and garage. Only one group allowed at any time. Call for rates for less then 8 persons in total for special reduced pricing. Cleaning fee applies. Holiday rates may apply. Limit of 12-persons for entire home at any time. NO PETS ALLOWED.

Cancellation Policy

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

Jamestown Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5275 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Shared Kitchen ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub , Steam shower; large jetted tub and very large walk-in closet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , 4th Floor: Linen closet with views of the street.
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , On the third floor this a very well appointed half bathroom.
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Identical to bathroom No. 2.
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , combination tub/shower , 2nd Floor: Full bath with a hands free urinal for the guys.
  • Four and one half baths. Master's State Room suite on the 3rd level has a steam shower; Jacuzzi tub; toilet; and two separate sinks with mirror and a full size walk-in closet. The bathrooms on the 4th floors are identical with tub and shower combination; toilet; sinks and linen closet both facing the street. Each one accommodates the Sweetheart's Suite and the Twin Lakes suite. The half bath is located in the Great Room. There is a full bath on the 2nd floor that has a tub and shower combination; toilet; single sink and cabinets as well as a hands free urinal for the guys we like to call the 'Man Cave'. This bathroom accommodates both the Forest View and the Florida Keys suites.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 double , 'Twin Lakes Suite' has 27' flat screen TV & fully furn.
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 'Forest View' Suite has a 27' flat screen TV & fully furn.
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , 'Florida Keys' Suite has a spectaculara lake view.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 'Master's State Room' Wood buring fire place; triple dresser
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 'Sweetheart's Suite' has a 27' flat screen TV & fully furn.
  • There are two king size beds in two separate master suites. 'Master's State Room' is located on the third floor with a two way wood burning fire place and the other master 'Sweetheart's Suite' is located on the fourth floor. There are two queen bed suites in two separate bedrooms. The Forest View and the Florida Keys suites. Both of these bedrooms are located on the second floor. There are two double beds in the same suite called 'Twin Lakes' Suite located on the fourth floor.
Entertainment:
  • Air Hockey
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting small game
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
This is a four story lodge with two separate living rooms and two separate kitchens located on the second and third floor. The first floor level is the game and entertainment room with its own balcony with dining table and chairs for outdoor entertaining. The fourth floor is sleeping accommodations with two full bedrooms and two full baths.

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