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Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Sunroom, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

We were the VERY FIRST VRBO listing, and started it all! This spacious and beautiful fully furnished Lake home borders the shores of Lake McConaughy. WOW, what a view of the entire lake from the deck! It is close to nature’s best wildlife preserves, such as Clear Creek State Wildlife Management Area and Crescent Lake National Wildlife Refuge. It is also close to historical Ash Hollow State Park and Oregon Trail. It features 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, living room, dining room, fully equipped kitchen, enclosed patio, deck, spacious grounds and fish/game cleaning hut. This is an exceptional destination home! WHAT A VIEW IT HAS!

This gorgeous Lake Home features vaulted ceilings and windows throughout to create an open and spacious feel. It is beautifully furnished with quality art and furniture. It is heated/air conditioned! There is a washer and dryer, dishwasher, gas grill, picnic table and many more amenities, including Cable TV. The home is immaculate, private and tastefully decorated with a wildlife and seaside theme. It comfortably sleeps 10, but NO more. This property is designed and geared for sports groups, including hunters and fishermen, and families, who love the outdoors activities of the area, including boating, fishing, golfing, windsurfing, parasailing, jet skiing and hunting. It is also a perfect sanctuary, retreat or laboratory for wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers. Great for wildlife photography and bird watching! Located near the West end in the Marina Landing subdivision, this home overlooks the entire lake, and has beach and boat launch access 100 yards down a small beach access road, depending on lake levels!

It is authentic America at its best, right in the middle of the Great Midwest! America the way it used to be a half a century ago. A cosmic relief from today’s society. An incredible retreat to rejuvenate and refresh! An easy 3.5/4 hour drive from Denver, flat and safe highways with lots of rest areas! Check out the rest stop in Sterling, fantastic! No traffic congested I-70! DID I MENTION THE VIEW IT HAS?!!

You will love this ultimate get-away in the Great American Midwest.

Keywords: House, Home, Compound, Getaway, Rental

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Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 20, 2017

About Anthony

Hello, my family has been coming up to Lake McConaughy for 48 years! We love it and want to share it with other sports enthusiasts, hunters and fishermen and women, and nature lovers. It is truly an authentic American experience - the beautiful and friendly Midwest at it's best. We enjoy going to Nebraska for the hospitality and friendly people. There's no place like it to find peace and to commune with nature! Lake McConaughy is one of America's greatest secrets! We love it year round, and appreciate the quiet family time it gives us; there is something different to experience in each and every season of the year.

Anthony purchased this house in 1987

Why Anthony chose Nebraska

This beautiful home is on the highest point of Marina Landing and was custom built in 1987, after patronizing the Lake at other places the prior 20 years. We love Lake McConaughy for it's unique body of water which enables any number of water sports, and for it's hunting location, especially in the fall. We also chose the area for it's rural beauty, and because it's the perfect retreat to remind you of the inner peace offered by the beauty of nature. WHAT A VIEW IT HAS!

What makes this house unique

You will love the comfortable home with beautiful furnishing, and everything you need to complete your experience. It offers beautiful views, artwork and custom features. Star gazing at night is the best, no city lights to compete with! We have so many happy family memories there. Beach access is 100 yards down a small access road,we are away from congestion, noise and crowds. There is a huge driveway for your cars and boat. It's the perfect destination for family and group fun! If you seek comfort and privacy, this is the property for you!


Lewellen House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Double pull out couch in Living Room.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • limited accessibility ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • 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
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Screened in Game Cleaning area adjacent to back door of the home!


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(26 traveler reviews)

LABOR DAY weekend still open! Best Listing/Best Reviews.
average rating of 4.769231 based on 26 reviews

Incredible and spotless property with a nice view

  • 5 of 5

Super nice home in a great location. It was so nice to get away for the weekend and still have the comforts of home. Not only is this place spotless, but the little things like a comfy bed and a good hot shower are too notch as well. I would recommend to anyone wanting a great place to spend time with family! Working with Anthony, to get things arranged, was also a pleasure. He went above and beyond to make sure that we were taken care of.

  • Submitted: May 18, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind words. I did a lot of work this year to get the home in good shape, including a brand new 5 burner stove top! A great home to make wonderful lake memories! So glad you enjoyed yourselves!
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Excellent home for a get away

  • 5 of 5

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Thank you for sharing your home with our family over the Memorial Day weekend. Our entire family loves to hunt and fish. There was plenty of room for 8 adults and 2 children. Plenty of room for some to watch TV, others to play games and cards and still quiet areas for the readers. Kitchen is well organized and easy to prepare meals. Weather wasn't the best but the die hard fishermen/women of our family still went out and caught some great white bass. Thank you again! The property would make a great get away for just about any one.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to review my home. So glad you had a wonderful visit!
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Aurora, CO

Lake house visit

  • 4 of 5

House had everything needed for weekend away. Clean and well laid out. Kitchen is complete, loved being able to just bring food & not worry about pans, etc. Short walk to beaches. Bedrooms were comfortable. Good tasting tap water! Only issue is the windows. Understand they are old & fragile, but the sun porch ones also don't open and some are cloudy, obstructing the view to the lake. Unfortunate, since this is a great room to gather in. Had a great visit.

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the feedback. The windows in the sunroom take a tremendous abuse from the weather. Sitting up on the hilltop like we do, we are regularly exposed to 70 to 80 mile an hour winds, with temperature fluctuations from 25 below 0 to 106 above zero. I realize they are less than ideal, and replacing them is the number one priority on my list.! In the meantime, the rest of the home absolutely makes up for any inconvenience of the sun room, especially the outside deck with this magnificent view!
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Columbus, Nebraska

Great location - roomy, clean space - it had everything!

  • 5 of 5

The location had a great view of the lake! The house had everything you could need. Lots of space! We had a very relaxing weekend.

  • Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. I strive to have a home where my guests can relax, enjoy their time, and just love the location and views! The house has its eccentricities, but is such a wonderful place to build memories and use as a base to enjoy Western Nebraska and the LAKE!
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Lake House, Lewellen, NE, USA

  • 5 of 5

What a great place! The house (as advertised) had everything we needed for out three day stay. Kitchen was amazing and well stocked. Lots of room for six grown men to spread out in. We will be back! A special note to the owner.. Your customer service was excellent!!

  • Submitted: May 28, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind words. I take seriously the fact that others choose to use my home, and hope that I can provide the best experience possible within my means. Please come back when you can!
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Great Stay!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time in this lovely, clean, fully stocked home. The lake views are spectacular from several rooms in the house as well as the enclosed sun porch. We loved the 2 separate living areas, which gave the kids and parents each a room to relax.

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the compliment. We try hard to maintain a great place for people to come visit. Although it can be hard to keep perfect cleanliness as a renting season progresses, every effort is made to have a clean and comfortable home for renters to come to. The house has a few eccentricities, but what home doesn't !! :)
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Ogalalla, very small rural airport
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Marina Landing
Nearest Golf
25 Miles

Hunting, Wildlife photography and bird watchers paradise!


Rates & Availability

Lewellen House Rental Rates

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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning/Maintenance Fee $85

PLEASE E-MAIL ME DIRECTLY to set up your booking and avoid extra fees applied to you via web site! They have hidden fees that I DO NOT CHARGE YOU! You will be working directly with me as the HOMEOWNER to set dates, book your reservation, and set up payment details!
There is a 20% ADDITIONAL PREMIUM CHARGE for all major Holidays! Also, holiday weekends require a minimum of a THREE day rental!
There is a one time Cleaning/Maintenance fee of $85.00 per booking. The cleaning fee will be $125.00 for those wishing to bring their PRE-APPROVED only pets! Please add this fee to the total of the nightly or weekly rate!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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