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This location is ideal if you want easy access to Branson shows and shopping without the boxed-in feeling of a condo. This single-family home, built in 2005, is a two-level cottage in a neighborhood with plenty of trees, wildlife, and quiet. It has lots of decks and windows so you can enjoy the natural setting. And it’s convenient to all that Branson has to offer. Three miles to College of the Ozarks, three miles to State Park Marina, 5.6 miles to the Branson strip, and eleven miles to Branson Airport. All on roads well-isolated from traffic on the strip. The home is well lit, and well-furnished. It is maintained by the owner. Amenities include a queen-sized bed, two twin beds, gas fireplace, bubble-jet tub, separate shower, five TV's including a 42' plasma TV (including cable channels), and wireless Internet access. The kitchen is fully equipped. Windows, skylights, and French doors invite the outside in. With the master bedroom upstairs and a second bedroom on the lower level, the house is well suited for guests who want two separate living and sleeping areas with shared kitchen space.
Active families, perhaps including pets, should enjoy staying here. Due to the natural setting, the home is not suitable for people who cannot comfortably walk a few steps or uneven ground. French doors from the upper-level living room and master bedroom open to the “morning deck” with a small table and seating for two. This deck faces east – perfect for enjoying the sunrise with morning coffee. It’s also a pleasant area to comfortably gaze at the stars before bedtime. When the weather is right, you can see fog rising off the creek just beyond the trees backing the property. Another set of French doors open from the upper-level dining room to a “tree house deck”. This south-facing deck offers relaxing, shaded outside dining for up to six people. Off the kitchen, a west-facing, covered, front porch provides a swing for two and seating for five around fire pots in the front yard. This area is mostly shaded with tall trees and old hanging grape vines – perfect for enjoying a cool breeze and glass of wine while dinner is cooking on the grill. This area is the front yard, but traffic is very light, so you can relax quietly with only the sound of the water running through the old iron pump into the goldfish/lily pool or the breeze blowing through the tall pines across the road. The lower-level family room opens to a covered deck that’s perfect for a nap in the hammock. This deck is also ideal for enjoying a quiet visit while resting in one of the two rocking chairs.
The front yard is canopied with oaks, hanging grape vines, and a weeping willow tree. There are no sidewalks and the lawn is not manicured – the entries to the house include bridges, paths, and about 5 steps so bring your comfy walking shoes. The graveled parking area is entered by a short driveway. The parking area has enough space for an RV, but RV utility connections are not currently available. An Indian nutting stone, tomahawk, arrowheads and chips have been found around the back ridge, so keep your eyes open when you are out walking. If you bring your children, there is a private play set and tree swing out back. If you have a pet, there are natural and wooded areas for walking.
VRBO #639254, neighboring property, may be available if your dates are not available here.
Keywords: house, single family, home, country, cottage
Easy 'no traffic' access to Branson and the Lakes
Easy access to Branson, peaceful country setting well-isolated from traffic of strip.
What a beautiful place you have! We have been many places and have to say this place is special. Love the chickens too. Your place is well stocked. Yes . . . . . we would come back :) God Bless Love the "non-smoking"
We were amazed
.the home is beautiful..and clean...the ice machine doesnt work..so bring ice ..that was trivol..this place is magical..elaine is so sweet
Decor is so pottery barn. And the lighting is amazing..my dog was sick from traveling..she was understanding
.the lower level is awesome for multiple familys. We had a fire and made smores on the fire pit....kitchen is well stocked. The decks are a great place to sit and have drinks. My grandson loved it an said he didnt want to leave..It only takes minutes to go to all the shows...elaine has maps and all info in the home..very relaxing.Thanks Elaine
The home was very spacious and beautifully decorated. It accommodated our needs very well. We felt that it was just as it was represented in the information online. We had a couple of issues -- loss of internet service that took just over a day to get back, and we couldn't get the DVD player to operate. Neither was a major issue -- they just resulted in a change of our plans so we were disappointed. But the scenic drive that leads to the property and the generous outdoor seating with 3 decks and a front porch combine are definite pluses. Lots of brochures for activities nearby. A pleasant place to stay.
We really enjoyed our stay in this beautiful home. It was located close to Branson, yet in a very quiet and secluded area nestled in the trees.
This was a very nice place to stay. If you are unable to do stairs or have trouble walking on ground that isn't flat, then this place isn't for you. Very beautiful and cozy. Love the kitchen, the fire pit, all the comfortable seating and the peacefulness. My only complaint is we needed more vacation time. Also, Elaine was great to work with. I appreciate that she doesn't have any hidden fees in the pricing!
Elaine's home is great! My family always enjoy our stay. Good home away from all the strip traffic.
The house was so serene and pretty ticked into the trees. I loved all the decks and walkways on the house. The house is even nicer in person. Our check in process was simple and flawless. The house is so cozy and comfortable. It was wonderful to let the kids have their own space on the lower level while my husband and I stayed on the upper level. The master bathroom is very nice and we loved the shower. The location was perfect. Far enough away from the traffic of the strip, but still close enough to get there easily.
The best part of the whole experience was working with Elaine. She was so nice and accommodating. I have never had a better host. We were also able to bring our dog with us. Thank you Elaine!!
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