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'The Rusty Moose Lodge' Majestic Lakeviews!

Bedrooms 8
Half Baths1
Space 6,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 8 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 6.5 Baths-Sleeps 34 max, (Sleeps 30-34)

We own our own properties and manage them--we only live 15 minutes away from our properties.

Located just 17 minutes away from Silver Dollar City and 25 minutes to the busy strip.

With our homes you get so much more than just a bed in a room. Make sure you ask the square footage of other rental homes. We have more than ample PRIVATE parking for you and your boats, family and friends all on level grounds. Plus a one of a kind lakeview and Great Room. This home is private and not in a subdivision.

Our Rusty Moose Lodge is decorated with one of a kind antiques and true lodge decor is located next door to our other vacation home, 'The Red Cedar Lodge'. This home is just spectacular and features over 6000 square feet with 7 Large King Bedrooms and 5 1/2 Baths in the main house, plus a private Honeymoon Hideaway Suite, which is our 8th Master Suite with bath over the garage and has amazing Lakeviews. The Honeymoon Suite features it's own Microwave & Refrigerator.

'The Rusty Moose Lodge' is handicap accessible as soon as you arrive. Go ahead-open the door and be greeted by the massive 'Great Room' with towering 30 ft. beamed/tongue & grooved ceilings and surrounded by 23 windows allowing the lake to flow right in. This gathering room goes beyond the call with a huge 20ft long dining table with 18 colonial Windsor chairs-yes, you can finally dine together! Additional seating is at the 10ft kitchen island where you can set up your family buffet. The open kitchen with hammered copper farmhouse sink, smoked cherry cabinets, along with stainless steel appliances and service for 36 has all you need to serve up that next gourmet meal. Or, just step out onto the huge cedar deck that seats 18 and BBQ on the commercial stainless gas grill. The 'Great Room' offers a one of a kind handcarved log & stone fireplace. You will just be amazed by its craftsmanship and say hello to 'Moosey' who oversee's the lodge. 2 Queen deluxe sleeper sofa's adds additional sleeping/lounging areas, along with the 2 man leather chair. Beside the fireplace is a 50' LCD TV with in DVD.

2 King Master Suites are also found on the main floor. The 1st Suite features a lavish walk-in tiled shower with pebbled floor. This suite is huge and has slider doors giving you complete access to the wrap around deck. Colonial Presidential flair surrounds you with a marvelous high 4 poster king bed, also a twin daybed with pullout trundle is here for the kids. The 2nd King Master Suite has a Victorian touch. All our 8 bedrooms are equipped with LCD TV's with built in DVD and all baths have handicap toilets with grab bars.

Now lets meander up to the 2nd floor where we will be greeted by handmade log railing, plus 2 more large King Master Suites with a shared Jack-n-Jill bath. The 3rd King Master sports a high 4 poster king bed along with a twin daybed and pullout trundle. A large window allows you to let the lake waters right on in. Across the hall is our 4th King Master with a one of a kind king wagon bed-yes, a true Amish wagon bed with 2 twin pullout trundles underneath. This room allows you to overlook the 'Great Room' through it's window and also lets the panoramic lakeviews wake you up each morning.

Ready, now let's go up to the 3rd floor were you feel as though you are on top of the world! With this extensive log railing this makes awesome group family photo shots. Our 5th & 6th King Masters will be like being in a tree house. These suites offer unbelievable lakeviews. One suite is decorated with old duck decoys/canoe signs and the other suite is our Captain's retreat with a massive antique ships wheel over the bed. A shared bath is out in the hall before you get to the private Juliet balcony.

That's not all! Let's head our wagon to the Game Room & 7th King Master Suite in the basement. Now, this is not your ordinary basement and won't even feel like one for the huge floor to ceiling windows grace the whole wall allowing the lake to flow right on in. The 60' Aquos LCD TV with complete Bose 6.1 Surround Sound will make your popcorn taste even better(large video library provided). Play a game of Pool or Foosball or pull out one of many family games. A deluxe Queen sofa & twin with pullout trundle is great for the extra family members. Open the double doors and this leads you to the 7th King Master Suite decked out with cowboy flair. Plus a large full bath will make this a wonderful escape.

The extra 8th Master Suite, also known as the Honeymoon Hideaway, is a privately located over the garage. This suite provides you with a wonderful king bed, a twin daybed with pullout trundle, and panoramic lakeviews. A microwave, coffee maker, and dining table gives you adequate space to have a meal or to curl up and watch a movie. A full bath with luxury towels completes this suite.

Main house sleeps 30 guests max, plus Honeymoon--8th Master suite over the garage sleeps another 4 = Total max guest allowance of 34

This magnificent home is located next door to 'The Red Cedar Lodge', which also features breathtaking lakeviews. Both homes combined will sleep 46 guests making your family reunions relaxing and memorable.

*Public Lake Access--1 Mile From Home

*This home with 8 King Beds will sleep 34 guests Max

(all of our homes are listed with square footage, we do not include decks, screened in porches, or patios in that square footage)

Cancellations by guests, outside of 61 days of arrival, full refund minus $500 booking fee(Refund sent when home is rebooked or by reserved arrival date). Cancellations within 60 days of arrival subject to full forfeiture of reservations monies. We, D & L Rental Properties, are not liable to inclement weather or other "Acts of God". Rescheduling of dates is not allowed. No refunds for early departure. You are responsible for your dates booked.

Check in 4pm--Check Out 10am--if I am able to get you in earlier-I will try my best to do so!

Keywords: House, vacation home, lake home, Branson, fishing, Silver Dollar City, Table Rock Lake, Retreat, Family Reunions, Anniversary, Corporate Events

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About Laura

Welcome to our family. That's how we want to make you feel when you vacation in our homes in Branson. Each home has a special part of us in it that we wish to share with your family. As our quote says on our home page, 'Families are like branches that grow in different directions, yet the roots remain as one' We are a family with a foundation of Christ and pray your time in our homes reflect His beauty and His peace. We pray you will be able to stop and look at the glorious nature he sets before you each day and remember his promises to you. David, my husband & best friend is a wonderful, humble father of our children, Zachariah and Hannah. My mother & best friend, who was an extremely talented & beautiful Folk-Artist, was in the B & B business for many years and also the antique business for over 50 years. So I have been blessed by her teaching, to decorate, to create a relaxing and peaceful surrounding that will just envelope you when you enter through our doors. So when you are a guest with us, you are not only seeing a piece of what I love to create for you, but also a piece of my mother's love. I, Laura, will have the pleasure speaking with you when you call. Our Family loves the Ozarks and the wonderful, gracious people who make you feel invited at anytime. While you are here you will meet some of the nicest people and you will want to come back year after year. So Come, Vacation With Us and let us Serve You!

Why Laura chose Downtown Branson

This home was personally designed and built by us. Branson is a beautiful area resting among the Ozark Hills along with the tranquility waters of Table Rock Lake & Lake Taneycomo. Tremendous fall colors will rejuvenate your senses--I love the Fall--the colors against the lake are just inspiring!

What makes this house unique

Enjoy being together as Family is this home. Dine together, worship together, celebrate together! The Rusty Moose is a very large lakeview home that David and I personally built that overlooks Table Rock Lake. Luxury linens, true lodge & antique decor make your stay with us peaceful & memorable. This home is amazing and the pictures don't even come close to what you feel when you enter this home. Our Red Cedar Lodge is next door if you need even more space-special discounts apply if you book both homes.

Guestbook comments from the owner

A group of 12 staff members stayed in the two lodges for a staff retreat. It was great! Absolutely no complaints!

Edwardsville, IL

Dec 2010
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Downtown Branson House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 6000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 34
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Check out procedures are listed at the home and on your signed contract.
  • No Pets/No Exceptions No Smoking in Home allowed
  • Cancellation Policy: 61 days prior to arrival full refund minus $500 non refundable booking fee. Cancel 60 days prior subject to full forfeiture of $$
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lake View ...
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Garage ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 18 people
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 6 - toilet , shower , Honeymoon Suite bathroom
    Bathroom 7 - toilet , Main floor by Kitchen--Handicap Toilet
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Basement Bedroom on suite bathroom-Handicap + Double Sinks
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower , 3rd level shared hall bathroom-Handicap Toilet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , 2nd Level Shared Jack-N-Jill bathroom-Handicap-Double Sinks
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , King bedroom main floor-Handicap Toilet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Main Floor with Handicap Toilet-Walk in shower-Double Sinks
  • ALL Toilets are Handicap height with handicap bars, plus handicap bars by shower entries. Private on suite bathrooms to both main floor bedrooms. 1/2 bath located in hall on main floor. Shared Jack-n-Jill bathroom on 2nd level have double sinks. Shared hall bathroom on 3rd level. On suite bathroom in basement bedroom with double sinks, also accessible by rec room. Walk in shower bathroom in garage suite.
  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 34
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , Main floor with on suite handicap bathroom/walk in shower
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , 2nd level:Shared Jack-N-Jill Bath
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , 2nd level:Shared Jack-N-Jill Bath
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king , 3rd Floor--Full Bath right outside in hall
    Bedroom 6 - 1 king , 3rd Floor--Full Bath right outside in hall
    Bedroom 7 - 1 king , Basement level with onsuite bathroom
    Bedroom 8 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , Over the Garage Honeymoon Suite--Walk in Shower
    Convertible bed(s) - 2 twin/ single , 2 baby crib , 3 sleep sofa /futon , Twin daybed with pull out trundle in rec room.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Main floor with on suite bathroom-Handicap Toilet
  • King size beds (8) King beds in each bedroom. , Twin or Single Beds (12) Twin Daybed with pull out trundle in Presidential Suite; Twin Daybed with pull out trundle in 2nd floor suite; 2 Twin pull out trundles under Wagon Bed Suite; Twin daybed with pull out trundle in Honeymoon suite over the garage; Daybed with pull out trundle in basement king bedroom, along with one in basement rec room Baby Cribs (2) 2 cribs--2 highchairs, 3 queen air beds with linens provided
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • 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
  • parasailing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
True luxury lodge home with all the bells and whistles. Beautiful lodge decor along with early American antiques. 8 King Bedrooms--sleeping max of 34 guests


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'The Rusty Moose Lodge' Majestic Lakeviews!
average rating of 4.903226 based on 33 reviews


  • 5 of 5

We have stayed here twice and both times were awesome. we always enjoy this huge house with our large family. Plenty of room to hang out and the kids love the game room! Laura is so easy to work with and if you need anything, she is there to help! Kitchen is stocked well and the openness makes for great family time. It was clean and everything looked great. I would def recommend this home! We will be going back for a 3rd time! Blessings.....

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful view

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time on a company Christmas party in Branson. We opted for a large cabin to not be crammed. We had 14 people go and could have probably comfortably had another 6-10. The pool table is something that we really were looking forward to because we do a pool tournament but could not because it was actually like a kids pool table so that was a bit of a let down. Everything else was perfect and gorgeous. The view was amazing and we had a great time.

  • Submitted: Dec 4, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place for a family get together

  • 4 of 5

Laura is an awesome hostess. There were 27 of us and plenty of room for all. The lodge was very comfortable & clean. It was a little farther to downtown Branson than we thought, but that was fine for us. The deck was great for sitting with morning coffee & the sunsets couldn't be beat. We would definitely stay at the Rusty Moose again when we go back to Branson.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The rusty moose is a beautiful home. My family enjoyed our selves

  • 5 of 5

Great experience, beautiful view

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Stunning Log Home

  • 5 of 5

Our family reunion was held at the Rusty Moose. The great room is a sight to be seen. Upon entering the home, you are greeted by a beautiful wood dining table that can seat about twenty. Passed that stands a hand built rock fireplace in the living room. The lake side wall of windows allowed for a beautiful view of the lake from the main to the third floor. The four floor home allowed for plenty of space for the family to spread out including a suite above the garage. The basement amenities consisted of a pool and Foosball table. Also in the basement a perfect sitting area with large t.v. and sound system for our family movie night. Though the house was very clean and beds quite comfortable most of our nights we spent on the deck enjoying the lake at sunset. We loved the home and the owners were very accommodating. I hope to be able to get everyone together again soon for another visit.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So blessed to hear you enjoyed your stay! Would love to have you and your family return! Blessings Laura
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Best Family Vacay Ever--Stunning Views and Accommodations!

  • 5 of 5

Laura and David,

We had one of the best family vacations ever--All thanks to you. We were breathless when we entered your lovely home. You could feel the Lord's peace. The view brought tears to our eyes--it was amazing--yes, pictures to not capture the full feeling. Our stay was full of joy and family being together--we played so many games on that huge dining table. We enjoyed many morning walks and loved going over to the lookout point you recommended! I think you guys thought of everything and we truly appreciate that--by the way, I loved, loved loved your handforged silver ware! All of us older generation really liked your comfortable king beds. Also, had a few late bbq's out on the big deck. The extra large grill came in very handy--now my husband wants one--lol

We are already planning our return for either this fall or for next year--we will be in touch.

Again, thank you for having us and for all the new memories we will cherish a lifetime!

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So very blessed to see we met your expectations. We try so hard! And we so look forward to your return. Please remember we give a $100 discount to any of our homes for our return guests. We truly look forward to serving you again, it was our pleasure! Blessings, Laura
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Springfield Regional Airport

Corp Lake access 1 mile from home. Silver Dollar City 17 minutes, Branson Strip 25 minutes, Super Wal-Mart 12 minutes




Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $275
Tax Rate 9.0%

SUMMER PEAK SEASON IS WEEKLY ONLY--unless running last minute specials

**Prices Subject to Change**
Require 1/2 down to secure dates plus cleaning fee of $275, remaining balance due 60 days prior to arrival.
Cancellations by guests, outside of 61 days of arrival, full refund minus $500 booking fee(Refund sent when home is rebooked or by reserved arrival date). Cancellations within 60 days of arrival subject to full forfeiture of reservations monies. We, D & L Rental Properties, are not liable to inclement weather or other "Acts of God". Rescheduling of dates is not allowed. No refunds for early departure. You are responsible for your dates booked.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.