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Kristan Bryant

Member since: 2008
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Speaks: english

Nolin Lake Water Front Cabin Near Mammoth Cave

25 Reviews
Sleeps15
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights

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Overview

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4 bedrooms, 3 full baths, sleeps 14

Story and a half lake front cabin on Nolin Lake with a fantastic view of the lake and semi-private. This cabin has 4 bedrooms and 3 full baths. The walkout basement is set up perfect for kids with a pool table, smart tv with wifi, two twin bunk beds and two full size futons in the open area. Outside has a 2 tier deck with the hot tub located on the bottom deck and a professional cornhole pit. Inside features wooded vaulted ceilings and wood stairs. The private master suite upstairs features your own full bath. There is a real wood burning fireplace made of stone, perfect for those chilly nights as well as an outdoor firepit. This cabin comes equipped with internet, games, TV's and DVD's, and wired speakers all through out, including outside. The cabin is fully stocked with linens, towels, utensils, plates and bowls.

Local Attractions: There is swimming, boating, skiing, and tubing on the lake. There are several nice local golf courses and local marinas that offer boat rentals. Most local attractions are within 45 mintues of the cabin including Mammoth Cave - includes hiking trails, horseback riding and cave exploration, Dinosaur World, Kentucky Down Under, and Corvette Museum.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Kristan Bryant (Owner)
Member since: 2008
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Speaks: english

Reviews

4.6
based on 25 traveler reviews

Nolin Lake Water Front Cabin Near Mammoth Cave
average rating of 4.6 based on 25 reviews
Grand Rapids, Michigan
5

A Kentucky cabin....

  • 5 of 5

We throughouly enjoyed our stay at the cabin. The owners were extremely accomodating to our group. The description was completely accurate along with other information. The cabin was a perfect fit for our group and truly was a home away from home. It was spacious and provided enough room for our large group. I would recommend this cabin to others if they are planning a trip to Kentucky. I enjoyed staying in a home (rather than hotel) and the attractions (Mammoth Cave, Kentucky Down Under, and Dinosaur World) were all within less than an hour drive. If you are looking for peace and quiet and don't care that "the city" (sores, restaurants) is about a 35 minute drive, then this cabin is for you.

Thanks again!!

  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2009
  • Stayed: Apr 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Illinois
3

Not quite what I'd hoped for!

  • 3 of 5

The house itself was great - well maintained and plenty of room for our group of seven. No issues finding the place and the owner was very responsive to emails throughout the process. My big disappointment was the lack of real access from the property to the lake. There is a clearing of the woods in front of the house but then the woods extend all the way down to the waterline. Making your way through the woods is not a pleasant experience, no real path. A little ways down there is a road to the lake but when you hit the lake there are docks blocking any access to the water and you can't go on the docks for fear of eviction. There is really no access to walk along or fish along the lake from the property.

I purposely look for lakefront property with the intention of being able to actually get in the water for an early morning or late evening swim. This was not possible. There is a marina close by - we rented a pontoon boat one of the days and that was great fun. Nolin lake is not as big as some of the Kentucky lakes but it is a very nice lake. However, I was there with 5 young adults who wanted to rent jet skis or a power boat. The marina's website did advertise they had jet skis and power boats to rent but when we called a week ahead of time they told us they no longer rent them - neither did the other marina a little farther away. When I asked why they advertised it on their website they said they don't update that. False or not updated advertising seemed to be the theme of the area. One place had a hugh sign advertising ice cream - and when we got there he told us that part of the business was closed down (take the sign down then) - another place was advertising they were a small winery - when we got there the guy doing some work kind of laugh and said maybe in the future but for now we could ride through the area and look at the houses. Not a big deal but as I said sort of a theme for the area.

We did spend a few days in Mammoth National Park - took a cave tour, did a kayak down the green river, took a hike. I know there are a few additional tourist attractions in the area for younger kids - dinosaur land etc but mine are older so for us the attractions were limited to Mammoth and Nolin Lake both of which were great.

There didn't seem to be many places in the area to go out to eat which for us didn't matter too much as a family we like to cook and spend the evening playing cards and games so the house was great for that.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: There are two paths (one is paved a couple of houses down and the other one to the right of the property is cleared and graveled up until the redline, at which point the Corps of Engineers will not allow any modifications to the shoreline) that lead to the water. I specifically state where these are located in the directions that are sent when reservations are made. It appears that in this instance the water was accessed directly from the back of the property, in which case, would be more heavily wooded and not cleared and difficult to get to the shoreline. Whenever I am questioned regarding the water access, I always stress that it is not the most ideal (not impossible) area to swim and fish from because of not being allowed to use the docks. The Nolin Corps of Engineers does not allow renters to use the private docks of the subdivision owners. If caught allowing renters to do so, the Corps revokes the owners' right to possess a boat slip. There is, however, the dam which is only 5 minutes away that provides easy access for swimming and fishing that is much more accessible. When thumbing through the reviews, one will notice that I always respond to people who comment on the lake access to ensure there is no misunderstanding of what to expect. I highly suggest sending specific questions to me so that I can provide clarity on any ambiguity one may have regarding the layout of the cabin and surroundings. I also recommend reading through the reviews to ensure future guests have a clear understanding of what other guests have experienced.
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5

Great house with a great view!

  • 5 of 5

This house was amazing! If you enjoy sitting on the deck in the morning with your coffee reading or just enjoying the amazing view, this house is for you. The kids enjoyed the games and pool table too. I would highly recommend staying here! You really don't have to bring anything extra as the house had everything. The house was also very clean.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I keep the cabin fully stocked with most all amenities for maximum satisfaction of my guests. Glad you enjoyed your stay!!!
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4

Great family getaway

  • 4 of 5

We loved our stay! The view was nice, the porches were relaxing, and the kitchen was very well stocked. Our only complaint was we couldn't figure out the cable on the main television, and the speaker system downstairs. Directions for use would have been helpful. We had many laughs, which is all you could ask for to make a memorable family vacation.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Clean, room enough for kids and adults. nice deck. all the appliancesame you need

  • 5 of 5

My goal was to bring friends and family together for a relaxing weekend. It was my wife's birthday surprise! !! I was looking for a place that would entertain some kids and teenagers and also bring adults together around the table or out on the deck this place had it all. Is plenty of room easy walk down to the lake the neighbors were just fantastic. I had to make a call to the owners to verify that I had everything in line to go for the weekend the process online was so easy the owners were great they just seem to be wonderful and kind people. I had an idea in my mind of what I wanted the weekend to be in this place set it up perfectly for what I wanted. It was a great weekend everybody's talking about it, they're already wanting to go back.

If you bring food and charcoal everything else is there. It was just a great, comfortable and relaxing time. Thanks for the wonderful stay.

  • Submitted: May 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

The cabin was beautiful. We had a wonderful weekend.

  • 5 of 5

Very nice. Great for a family getaway

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Bee Spring House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Fall
Sep 7 2016 - Nov 19 2016
2 night minimum stay
$300
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 20 2016 - Nov 30 2016
2 night minimum stay
$350
 
 
Winter
Dec 1 2016 - Dec 22 2016
1 night minimum stay
$225
 
 
Christmas
Dec 23 2016 - Dec 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
$350
 
 
Winter
Jan 2 2017 - Feb 28 2017
1 night minimum stay
$225
 
 
Spring
Mar 1 2017 - May 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
$300
 
 
Memorial Weekend
May 26 2017 - May 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$425
 
 
Summer
Jun 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
$400
$2,500
 
 
Fourth of July
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 6 2017
4 night minimum stay
$425
 
 
Summer
Jul 7 2017 - Aug 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
$400
$2,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$300
$1,800
$3,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning Fee $140
Pet Fee $50

These rates do not included holiday rates.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Bee Spring House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lakefront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • All bathrooms have toilet, bath tub and shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 5 twin/ single , 4 sleep sofa /futon , 2 sets of bunk beds/2 futons
  • Bedroom in the basement contains 2 set of twin bunk beds. There is one full size futon and and full size futon with twin bed atop located in the open area of the basement. This is set up for children.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gated Community
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 10 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • caves
  • churches
  • marina
  • recreation center
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

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