WATERFRONT HOME WITH 14 SKYLIGHTS AND PIER ~ 'CLIFFHAVEN'

Judy Linton

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Sleeps15
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms4
Property type house
Minimum Stay nights

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WATERFRONT HOME WITH 14 SKYLIGHTS AND PIER ~ 'CLIFFHAVEN'

Wilson Lake House Rental Photos and Description

Welcome to our dream home. This is not our vacation home, but it is our beloved home whenever we are in the USA. It was completely gutted in 2010 and lovingly renovated extensively. So you will be staying in a newly remodeled home.

Our house is 3800 sq. ft. with 6 bedrooms (sleeping 15), every room with beautiful views. The house has a split floor plan, with three bedrooms in one wing and 3 on the other. We can close off one wing so that you have the option of only renting the main living space with 3 bedrooms (sleeping 5).

* The master bedroom has a king bed. The master bath has a luxurious Asian style soaking tub.

* Next to the master are two bedrooms. One with two twin beds and a smaller bedroom with one twin bed.

* In the wing on the opposite side of the house are two bedrooms on the ground floor and one large bedroom upstairs. One bedroom contains a queen size bed and one bedroom has two twin beds.

*The biggest bedroom upstairs has 6 twin beds. It also has a breath-taking turret with 6 windows which will make you feel like you’re in a castle.

The exact opposite of a dark log cabin, this house on the water is bright and light with 14(!) beautiful skylights, you’ll never have to turn on the light during the day.

Eat your meals out on the patio overlooking breathtaking water views. Walk down the steps and set up your fishing lines on the pier, or sit on the beautiful natural rock ledges by the water. The water view is expansive, the opposite shore being over a mile across. Across the waters is TVA land, so you will be looking at a pristine natural shore instead of houses. Not only is the water beautiful during the day, but you just may be treated to a moonrise on the water as well. Crystal clear moonbeam spanning a long trek across the water is a sight few people ever get to experience.

Situated on 7 acres, our property is also a bird watchers’ paradise. We guarantee you will delight in seeing our resident great herons and red-headed woodpeckers. And if you’re lucky, you may see a bald eagle right outside the window! We have seen ospreys, kingfishers, pelicans, hawks, foxes, groundhogs, etc. On our land is also 3 acres of woods, a fruit orchard, and a pine tree stand we named Narnia.

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Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters

Judy Linton

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2012
Speaks english

We are a family of 7 and we spend most of our years overseas in Taiwan. After all our travels around the world, we love beautiful North Alabama the best. This home is our primary residence (dream home) when we are in the US.

Judy Linton purchased this house in 2009
Sleeps15
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms4
Property type house
Minimum Stay nights

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4.8
based on 5 traveler reviews

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Waterfront Home With 14 Skylights and Pier ~ 'CLIFFHAVEN'
average rating of 4.8 based on 5 reviews
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Waterfront Home With 14 Skylights and Pier ~ 'CLIFFHAVEN'
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Wilson Lake Alabama Mountains
grayling mi
5

FAMILY STAY AT CLIFFHAVEN

  • 5 of 5
Our extended family spent a wonderful week at Cliffhaven. Judy is a very responsive and considerate host. Cliffhaven is beautiful, the views of the water and wildlife are breathtaking. The home is very spacious, sparkling clean and comfortable. We were a party of 9 adults from 2 generations, we could have easily accommodated several more. We were there because my brother was in a bass fishing tournament. The bass fishing is incredible. I would love to stay there again!
  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Our guests often tell us how great the fishing is - I'm so glad you got to experience it. You were such considerate guests - we would be delighted to welcome you all back! It was a pleasure hosting you all.
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Wilson Lake Alabama Mountains
Waynesboro, TN
5

SHARON BROMLEY

  • 5 of 5
We loved our stay at Cliffhaven. We have a cousins weekend every year and this house was just perfect for us. The house is spacious and the veiw is absolutely beautiful. We are all in agreement that this is where we want to gather next year. I would absolutely recommend Cliffhaven, especially for large groups.
  • Submitted: May 6, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway
Owner's Response: Absolute pleasure hosting you all. See you next year!
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Wilson Lake Alabama Mountains
Grand Rapids, MI
4

GREAT WEEKEND!

  • 4 of 5
Our family celebrated our fathers 80th birthday over Memorial Day weekend. We filled the house to the brim. We all had enough space to be comfortable and not be crowded.

The bed situation (mostly twins) was not ideal since we had mostly couples. But we knew this when we rented the house. We slide together most of the twin beds to make larger beds and that worked fine. However, not all of the beds were structured to be moved. Beds were comfortable.
We had everything we needed for cooking and sleeping. Grill worked well but it is charcoal so plan ahead if you are going to use it. We had lots of hot water so no one had any cold showers. That was a big plus with a large group. One bathroom had hot and cold reversed but once you knew, it was fine. A warning sign might be nice though. There were plenty of towels. Air conditioning worked well and so did the washer and dryer. Iron needs replacement as it didn’t want to heat up. We bought a new one but I don’t know if the family member left it behind or took it home.

House was clean and uncluttered upon arrival. A few decorative items (like the globe) were worse for wear but we moved those items into a safe place so they would not suffer more damage. Some minor cosmetic/maintenance issues existed but overall the house was beautiful. There are elevation changes between some rooms so the whole house is not wheelchair friendly.

The lake views (and fishing) were awesome. Our group enjoyed fishing from the dock. The views from all over the house were wonderful. Only downfall was that there is no sleeping past daybreak unless you are in a bedroom with complete window coverings. Not all of the bedrooms have this.
The fridge was large but we had an issue with the freezer not keeping items on the top row frozen but maybe that was just an issue with us.

A few steps going down to the dock need repair and a couple lawn chairs were worse for wear but other things were in nice condition. There are only 6 outdoor chairs so bring extra if you need them. The property owner told us this in advance so we did.

The owners were fantastic and the property manager helpful. Our outdoor trash cans were almost full and we filled them within two days. After a call he came the next day to empty them and bring us an extra one. Very friendly man.

We enjoyed our long weekend – Thanks again!
  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers
Owner's Response: We are glad you all enjoyed your weekend at our home. Thank you for your detailed review. Be assured we will do our very best to tend to the things you mentioned and make the home even better for future guests!
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Waterfront Home With 14 Skylights and Pier ~ 'CLIFFHAVEN'
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Wilson Lake Alabama Mountains
Fishers, IN
5

GREAT PLACE FOR A GOLF GETAWAY

  • 5 of 5
I was in a party of 12, down in Alabama to play the RTJ trail, and this house was perfect. The owner is quick and accessible, and the property was just what we needed. The golf wasn't too bad either!
  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers
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Waterfront Home With 14 Skylights and Pier ~ 'CLIFFHAVEN'
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Wilson Lake Alabama Mountains
Kenner, la
5

EXCEEDED OUR EXPECTATION, THANK YOU

  • 5 of 5
This property was well stocked with daily essentials. The owner accommodated us with our special request for extra towels, coffee supplies and other items essential to making our Thanksgiving celebration a success. Our guests were taken by the breathtaking views available from every room in the house and really enjoyed their time there. To the owner, thank you for your generosity and hospitality. I am looking forward to our next gathering. Happy holidays!!
  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2012
  • Stayed: Nov 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: It was our absolute pleasure to host you all. We are delighted that you love our amazing views. Perhaps you also got to enjoy the moonrise on water? We look forward to hosting you all again!

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Wilson Lake House Rental Rates

Notes

  • $300-350/nt
  • USD
  • $300/nt (2 nights min.)
  • 1800/week (7th night free, non holidays)
  • 4500/month
  • Holidays/Festivals 350/nt
  • Holidays 3 nights minimum (Christmas one week minimum)
  • Additional Cleaning Fee $200 + 11% AL tax

Amenities

Wilson Lake House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Water View
General:
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Living Room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
Kitchen:
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 15 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
  • 4
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 6 twin/ single
    Bedroom 6 - 1 twin/ single
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin Beds (11), portacrib (1)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Video Library
  • Books
  • Toys
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Balcony
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair accessible
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • live theater
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • antiquing
  • sight seeing
  • boating
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • kayaking
  • water tubing
  • golf privileges optional
  • pier fishing
  • swimming
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting small game
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • hunting