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Downtown Omaha Area Lake House

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 2,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 12 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

This lake house is located in between the Omaha Airport and downtown Omaha. Stay in a lake side house while having full access to the Omaha Metro. Enjoy Omaha's Old Market District, Joslyn Museum, Omaha Children's Museum, Henry Doorly Zoo, Qwest Convention Center, and Casinos in Council Bluffs. It's the perfect place to stay for the College World Series.

This home boasts an amazing open floor plan and views of the lake on both the main and upper level. The kitchen includes bar seating and opens up to a dining and living area. French doors take you out to the furnished deck where you can watch the sunset on the lake or view the resident wildlife including bald eagles and cranes. Relax by the wood burning fireplace or watch the game on either floor. Wake up to stunning lake views in the Master and spare bedroom. Spend the day on the lake or the city. You will love it here.

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More Details

Owner
Stephen
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 27, 2017

About Stephen

You may have guessed the picture isn't of me. It is the age our twins were when we purchased this vacation home. They were doing their part to get things ready. Now we have a family of 6 so lots to do in our household. We do live in the area and have a maintenance supervisor should you need to get a hold of myself or need other assistance.

Stephen purchased this house in 2007

Why Stephen chose Nebraska

We love lake activities and full service lakes close to Omaha just don't exist. So when we found this property at a reasonable value on a full service lake we had to snatch it up.

What makes this house unique

We hope that you are able to enjoy all the benefits of a lake property while still being so close to downtown Omaha, the world's best zoo, CenturyLink Center, TD Ameritrade ballpark, the airport and so much more. It is truly a little piece of paradise.

Guestbook comments from the owner

The house was great. Thank you.
Jun 2010
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Amenities

Carter Lake House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Lower Level - Sink, Toilet, Stand-up Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Upper Level - Sink, Toilet, Tub/Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 queen , Lower level
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , Upper level
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , Upper Level
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(83 traveler reviews)

Downtown Omaha Area Lake House
average rating of 4.4578314 based on 85 reviews
4

Nice house. Perfect for our family.

  • 4 of 5

Beds were a little hard for our satisfaction, but it was a nice get away.

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great location. Great house.

  • 4 of 5

Easy drive to Old Market and Zoo. Separate living spaces in case you don't want to be together all the time. Loved being right on the lake! We'll be back!

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Carter lake Iowa

  • 4 of 5

This is a nice property that sits on Carter Lake. We spent 6 nights there and the house was actually bigger than we needed. very spacious giving room for us to spend time reading or relaxing without being close by those who were visiting or watching TV. A very nice walking path along the Lake also provided for time with family or alone. We were a little alarmed when we arrived at the street this house sits on as the street is really more like an alley, with garages and trash cans sitting along the narrow road (alley) I was able to see the next day that the main doors are on a common sidewalk that has no traffic. I learned latter that this area was once a gated community hence the nice walk way along the lake and the walkways between homes. The neighborhood is older and some places need a little TLC. Our house was in good shape with up grades being done over the years. Still needs a bit of attention. but over all is a great retreat.

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Excellent Home - So Much Room for Activities

  • 5 of 5

Stephen was prompt to respond to all of my questions. His vacation home was in good condition and clean when I arrived. I had to look around a bit, but all the normal amenities were present and accounted for (beach towels, since it's on the lake; extra paper towels and toilet paper; cleaning supplies; cooking utensils; et cetera).

Over the weekend, we hosted a gathering of people, and between the drive way and street parking about two blocks away, the house comfortably held ~20 people. All the windows made for a lot of natural light and cross breeze. There couldn't have been a more comfortable and inviting place to celebrate with my family and friends.

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great lake house to rent if visiting Omaha

  • 5 of 5

We rented this house as an alternative to the hotel suites that we usually rent, when I come in to town in the winter to visit with friends and family. The house exceeded my expectations, we plan on staying there again the next time I come to Omaha, if it is still available to rent.

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
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5

Comfortable and roomy

  • 5 of 5

This is a very comfortable and roomy home. The kitchen is well-provisioned and the beds are comfortable. There are plenty of blankets and pillows, etc. The layout provides plenty of space for a group to socialize. The owner was responsive and helpful.

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Eppley Airfield
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Downtown / Old Market Area
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Shoreline
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
I-480 & I-29

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Rates & Availability

Carter Lake House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Berkshire 2017
May 5 2017 - May 8 2017
2 night minimum stay
$250
 
 
College World Series
Jun 16 2017 - Jun 28 2017
12 night minimum stay
$300
 
 
Winter Specials
Jan 1 - Feb 28
2 night minimum stay
$100
$560
 
 
College World Series
Jun 15 2018 - Jun 27 2018
12 night minimum stay
$300
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$150
From
$200
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,001
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning $100

Rates are subject to change until confirmed. Holidays excluded from special discount rates.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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