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Welcome to Water's Edge!

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

5 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8

At the end of a beautiful unpaved country road is where you’ll find Water’s Edge nestled on the banks of Lake Mitchell’s Walnut Creek. The property is located in central Alabama between Montgomery and Birmingham and only 6.5 miles off Interstate 65.

The home features a full eat-in kitchen, complete with cookware and utensils. A family area right off of the kitchen, 2 full baths, 5 bedrooms, laundry room, and 2 wrap-around decks.

The bedrooms’ include two with one queen-size bed each; two with one twin-size bed each; and one with a full-size bed. On the lower deck you’ll find a table to share meals with family and friends and a small sitting area to anxiously await your freshly caught fish to fry. On the upper deck are rockers calling your name to just sit and relax as you enjoy watching the day break or come to an end.

Oh, and be sure not to forget the boat! There’s a private dock, a public boat launch minutes away, and a marina just up the creek that provides fuel for both you and your boat.

More Details

Owner
David Berdeaux
Member since: 2017
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 9, 2017

About David Berdeaux

When we bought our lake house (gg’s Place) in 2006, we met our beloved neighbor Margaret Dodd. At first glance we saw a frail, stooped, 90 year old woman but we soon learned she was much more than that. At 90 years old and living on the lake, we never saw her without being dressed, full makeup, and heels! She would meet us on Friday afternoons with fresh baked cookies, strawberry pies, and other assorted goodies. We spent hours rocking on her porch and listening to tales of the old days on the lake when moonshiners would “run” their stills just up the creek, or a seaplane would land on the lake and bring friends to visit. She told stories of how she taught her grandsons to ski “right off of the beach” and how her late husband Garvin would go fishing early in the mornings and she had a full breakfast ready for him and the other fisherman that would “drop by.” She even had a story of how as an Eastern Star Matron she was once locked out on a balcony at the Governor’s Mansion and had to shimmy across a ledge in an evening gown to get to an open window and climb back into the mansion.

We never dreamed that one day we would have the privilege to own her home with its rich history. We purchased the home in the fall of 2016 and have been working and adding our touches to Water’s Edge ever since.

David Berdeaux purchased this house in 2016

Map

Car: necessary

Pontoon rental is now available on Lake Mitchell. Kelly’s Boat Detailing offers two pontoons; an 18ft with a 4-stroke 50hp and a 24ft with a 4-stroke 60hp. For pricing and additional rental information, call Kelly’s Boat Detailing, 912-604-3274.

Water’s Edge and it’s owners are not affiliated with Kelly’s Boat Detailing in any way and will not be responsible for booking or arranging the delivery or return of a pontoon.

Amenities

Clanton House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8 ...
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25 ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Upstairs - toilet , shower
    Downstairs - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Pine Room - 1 queen
    Green Room - 1 queen
    Fish Room - 1 double
    Coke Room - 1 twin/ single
    Duck Room - 1 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • photography
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The last 500 - 1000 feet of County Road 467 is not maintained by the county and has fairly deep ruts on the right side of the road in a few spots. The left side of the road is very maneuverable and has been used many times by luxury and low ridding sports cars as well as trucks with boat trailers.

Reviews

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5

Cozy, beautifully-furnished Lakehouse

  • 5 of 5

A Wonderful Lakehouse to spend time with your family. Right on the water with a private boat dock. We emensely enjoyed the convenience of walking out the back and right into our boat! There are nice fish to be caught; we enjoyed a big fish fry from our catches on Mitchell Lake. Upper and lower decks are a lovely place to enjoy the beauty of the lake and for our grandchildren to play.

There are so many little touches in the home to enjoy from unique books, lovely decor, games, info about the lake and surrounding area, and the home is furnished with every necessity you can think of.

Wal Mart is close, as is the Peach Park which had nice playgrounds that our grandchildren enjoyed a lot!

The owners could not have been more helpful or accommodating. I had to text a couple of times about little issues which they responded to in a very helpful and timely manner, and resolved the issue immediately. Thanks for a lovely time in your cozy Lakehouse!

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Clanton Alabama Wateredge

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful place we loved it..Quiet and relaxing

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Lake House

  • 5 of 5

Water's Edge view of lake was spectacular along with great deck and dock.

House was uniquely decorated and clean. Looking forward booking again in future.

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family getaway

  • 4 of 5

The lake house was a great atmosphere. Everything we needed was there. David Bordeaux does a great job with need to know info. The place was clean. The price was great also. The only improvement I would make would be to work on the smell on the inside of the house. It has an old house smell. Not a huge issue, but something I would address. I would recommend renting a boat from Kelly's (912) 604-3274. Great prices and service.

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Super cute and great for making memories

  • 5 of 5

Thank you so much for sharing your home with our family. We made some great memories this past weekend. I would tell anyone who was thinking of renting this property that they will not be disappointed. The owners have tried to anticipate your needs throughout the home, from wine openers to extra blankets and REAL toilet paper! The porches are comfortable and the views are so peaceful. Our family will definitely be back next summer.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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5

Beautiful place!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time here. Beautiful place well taken care of cant wait to go back.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Damage Deposit $250

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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