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NO BAD DAYS GETAWAY!

Brian Hamilton

Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Brian Hamilton

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 29, 2015
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NO BAD DAYS GETAWAY!

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Lake Charles House Rental Photos and Description

There are no bad days at this wonderful lake home. Rest, relax and enjoy the peaceful beauty of this beautiful spot on the lake. Have your breakfast and coffee on the wharf and watch the sun rise, then in the late afternoon bring your coffee to the front porch and watch the sun set. My favorite spot is the master bedroom where you can watch the sunrise from your bed.

For lunch you can fire up the BBQ pit and enjoy a burger by the lake in the swing.After the sun has set you can collect some fire wood and head for the fire pit and enjoy the fire by the lake or you could try a little night fishing on the wharf under the light. You might even take a night time spin in the paddle boat and watch all the lights from the lake.We want you to enjoy everything about our lake home and we will do what ever we can to make your stay the best ever.Our lake front home is only 15 to 20 minutes from the Ouiska Chitto river which has several places you can take canoes out for day trips.You will enjoy the beautiful white sand and clear running water along with the wildlife,you can have a shore lunch,do some fishing,take a dip or just sit back and enjoy the sights. After your river excursion you can continue on for 15 to 20 minutes to the Coushatta Casino Resort and with lots of excitement and plenty of good food and fun, If you want you might even take in a round of golf at Koasati pines golf course.There are 2 more very nice casinos in Lake Charles about 1 hr away. If you like to relax and fish from the bank you can take a trip to the Sunrise Catfish Farm just 10 to 15 minutes away they have poles and bait available with 6 ponds to choose from they also have a small menu and a eating area with ice cream, and if you would like they will clean your fish for you. Just one hour to the north and you will be at Hodges Gardens where you will find some of the most beautiful gardens around this area. Nature trails,cabins,boats,and campgrounds are available, or you can tour in the car if you like.The 225 acre lake and the waterfalls in the garden area make this garden a must see spot for those who love gardens. On your way to Hodges Gardens you might want to stop by and check out the Fort Polk Leesville area the home of our brave soldiers. Looking for a Cajun restaurant Just one hour to the east and you will be in the heart of Cajun country there you will find DI's Cajun Restaurant complete with real Cajun food and a Cajun band with a dance floor built for Cajun dancing, lots of food & fun available there. If you are looking for a New Orleans style restaurant then Cecil's Cajun Kitchen is only 15 to 20 minutes away in DeRidder.They also have live music.Travel to the north west 40 minutes and you can rent tubes and float down the sabine river this can be a great time lots of fun and affordable. If you are looking for a quiet day just grab your pillow and head for the screen porch or the sun room and sit back and watch the herons, loons,and egrets playing around the cypress trees,and you might even see a gator or a pelican if you are lucky,or you could take the paddle boat for a spin. You might even want to pull up a chair and night fish under the light at the end of the wharf.

Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Brian Hamilton (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Call Owner
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Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 29, 2015

About Brian Hamilton

I have been in rentals since 1984. This is my first vacation rental and I am Learning alot. I have tried to make this home as if I were the one who was on vacation and had plans to stay here. I hope you will enjoy it as much as I do.

Brian Hamilton purchased this house in 1992

Why Brian Hamilton chose Lake Charles

This home was our family home which we have enjoyed for a long time. We would like to share the special qualities of our home and hope you enjoy it as much as we did.

What makes this house unique

Lake view, nice garden like setting, large open floor plan, Fire place, two refrigerators, dishwasher, coffee pot, toaster, microwave, convection oven, boat house, wood shed, fire pit, and lots of porch space in front and back of house.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Book with confidence
Book with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

4.9
based on 26 traveler reviews

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average rating of 4.923077 based on 26 reviews
Houston, TX
5

Great place to relax

  • 5 of 5

We were 3 couples with kids and each family had their own room with extra beds in the 3rd bedroom. The house is located by the lake and there are paddle boats to enjoy. We also tried the fishing in one of the Catfish farms and it turned out to be a great experience.

Overall I would recommend the place for anyone who desires a leisurely & relaxing environment.

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Sachin, I'm glad to hear you all had a good time at the catfish ponds. The kids usualy love the paddle boats & the catfish ponds. Thanks again for staying with us! We hope to see you back again soon! Thanks Brian
5

Beautiful and Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

3 couples enjoyed our weekend escape to the lake. We loved the porch and sunroom. Sun streaming through the house and had plenty of room for us to cook, watch a movie and visit. We built a fire inside one night and at the fire pit the next night. Fished and paddled boat around the lake. Nice for each to have our own room to retire in after a leisurely day. We did have a little rain on the first night which made for a cold/wet trip to the upper bedroom. But guess that would be part of the excitement for kids and unique feature of the home. Brian was so helpful and prompt.

  • Submitted: Jan 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Tina! Thanks for staying with us! I am glad you all had a chance to enjoy the fire pit. It is so relaxing to sit and watch the fire. We hope you you wll remember your good times here and will return soon for another stay! Thanks Brian
5

Beautiful,Relaxing,Spacious Home Away From Home

  • 5 of 5

Our family decided to spend our Christmas vacation at this amazing getaway. This home was a half way point to each other for all 3 families. We did a lot of cooking, warming up by the fireplace and even brought our own Christmas Tree for our stay. We made smores by the fire pit one evening and could not have asked for a better time! We had a great time and plan on coming back in the near future!

  • Submitted: Dec 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Regan & family, thanks for staying with us! We are glad you guys chose to stay with us for your christmas vacation. I wish I could have been there for smores! Wow! Can't get any better than that! If you are planning a return trip the spring time is beautiful when all the flowers are out! And the white pearch start biting in the fall. The summertime is good for bream and a great time to take a canoe trip down oski chitto river. If you need any help planning or have any questions? Just let me know I will be glad to help! Thanks again Brian
5

The Perfect Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We had stayed here twice now and we will keep coming back! So spacious and comfortable! It is great for family gatherings or great if you are relaxing alone. The paddle boats and fishing keep us entertained enough that we don't even have to leave the house at all! The owners have been incredibly nice to rent from. Couldn't ask for a better stay!

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dustin & family thanks for staying with us again! I am so glad you guys had such a great time. We hope you all have made lifetime memories with the children & the paddle boats. Thanks for the great review. We are glad you came back. Thanks again Brian
Fulshear, Texas, USA
5

No Bad Days is a beautiful lake house!

  • 5 of 5

Great property! We loved using the pedal boats and the dock as well as building a camp fire. Such a relaxing weekend!

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Ann we are glad you all a good time. Thanks for your review and we hope you will stay with us again! thanks Brian
4

Excellent family vacation!!!!

  • 4 of 5

My family had a great time. There was no internet which was a little concerning at first, but the end result was priceless! My children (ages 7-18) actually enjoyed each other's company on the paddle boats, fishing, sleeping in the upstairs unit, playing games, and just sitting on the screened porch. Loved the game of Twister, too! We went on a couple day trips to see Louisiana but if we wanted to stay close the boating and fishing were great activities. Thank you for the opportunity to stay, would have loved an extra day!

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Janice & family I'm so glad to hear everyone had a great time! I Wish the weather could have been better. Thats a great time to pull out the games & have fun! I am glad everyone had a good time in the paddle boats. I hope you all will come back and stay with us again! Thanks Brian

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Rates & Availability

From $185 Per night

Lake Charles House Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay
$185
From
$250
Fri,Sat
$1,325
$4,178
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $200
Notes 7 nights to 28 nights $165.00 per night
28 nights or more $99.00

Cancellation Policy

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

Lake Charles House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2.5
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Queen size Beds (2) Master and 2nd bedroom have queen size beds, Double Beds (3) 3RD Bedroom has 3 Doubles
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • water tubing
Notes:
3 Bedrooms, 3 double size beds in bedroom 3, 2 Queen size beds in bedroom 1 & 2, 2 Bathrooms with shower stalls, two refrigerators, community water system, trash pickup on fridays with 4 large trash cans.

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