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Fisherman's Retreat-Small Pets OK -2BR/2BA Boat Trailer Parking, 7th Night Free

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Bedrooms 2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Cabin, 2 BR/2 BA(Sleeps 6-8)+ Firepl, Kitch, 2 TVs, Pondview Deck -7th Nite Free

Fisherman's Retreat located at KUDZU COVE- Guntersville's Hidden Treasure !

See Map location and web links below.

1576 Buck Island ROAD

This 2 Bedroom/ 2 Bath rental property is on the North side of Buck Island with easy access to the Guntersville Lake area! Enjoy the gentle rolling hillside with two private fishing ponds with a dock on the pond. - Comfortably furnished and decorated for fishermen and anyone who enjoys the solitude of the outdoors and nature.

Kudzu Cove is a secluded woody area, just a few minutes from downtown Guntersville, Alabama. You will feel miles away from the rest of the world.

Note that Small and kenneled pets are allowed in this cabin for a pet fee and damage deposit. Please ask about availability of other non pet cabins or those with pet fees and damage deposits.

An Age 25 minimum is Required for rental. We reserve the right to ask for full name, age and vehicle tag number of Each of the registered guests. Large parties and school break student gathering are not permitted. The full damage deposit will be charged for party clean up and additional charges for any damages.

After you cross the main bridge from Guntersville -Turn at the MAPCO station by the airport. Turn LEFT on Buck Island ROAD (NOT DRIVE) toward Airport enterance. Fisherman's Retreat is at Kudzu Cove Cabins just 1.5 miles down the road and just past the airport. Just a short drive from Birmingham, Gadsden, Huntsville and Scottsboro.

This Cabin is are perfect for Fishermen, Family Vacationers, Weddings, Reunions and Hikers, the occasional Honeymooner getaways! This cabin will comfortably accommodate Five sleeping individually in beds or up to 8-10 adults with children using the Queen and Full/ Full bunk bed, Twin/ Twin bunk bed and queen futon bed in den. We can make available, roll away or inflatable beds.

Cabin includes fully stocked linens, kitchen supplies, a charcoal grill, with deck furniture. Efforts have been made to make this cabin accessible for handicapped individuals. We have plenty of parking for trucks and trailers with easy access to Guntersville Lake boat launches just a few minutes down the road. Power hook ups and water connections for hoses are available at the cabin.

Our guests enjoy the Outdoors and find the property is a special private place for relaxation and adventure. Kudzu Cove is conveniently located and easy travel to numerous boat launches just minutes to the Tennessee River. We continue to improve this development for easy parking access and amenities convenient for fishermen and families looking for a great vacation in the Lake Guntersville area. We continue to add groomed and primitive hiking/biking trails and bridge crossings. We have also added a viewing area of the full river at the top of Kudzu mountain and a zig zag hiking trail to the top. There is also a quiet cedar viewing blind to sit and watch the ducks, deer, wild turkeys and occasionally eagles.

Fishermen will appreciate the easy parking by your cabin. All have power access to recharge boat batteries after a day on Lake Guntersville.

Rentals are managed through Kudzu Development and reservations should be booked with LakeLands Limited. Call Day or Night.

This cabin is just beside one of the three ponds (catch and release). Pick out new trails each day to explore or just sit and watch family and friends from the gazebo, piers and bridges. The cabin has a deck with charcoal grill directly off the back overlooking the trees and water.

We look forward to seeing you during your next Lake Guntersville visit !

More Details
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible

Property Manager
LakeLands Limited
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 10, 2016
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About LakeLands Limited


LakeLands Limited purchased this cabin in 2010

Why LakeLands Limited chose Alabama

Kudzu Development is pleased to partner with LakeLands Limited for rental management. We rent to our visitors staying at Kudzu Cove, and anyone visiting the Scottsboro /Guntersville area.

What makes this cabin unique

Kudzu Cove was aptly named after the kudzu vine that covers an area of trees in the north end of Buck Island near the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) wildlife area. There are also additional cabins as originally conceived with an eye toward catering to groups. For more pictures and a better idea of the location, click the 'Owner's Link...more info/pictures'.

Visitors staying at Kudzu Cove should ask about opportunities to take advantage of the golf course, clubhouse, tennis courts, and pool located at the nearby Gunter's Landing.

Guestbook comments from the manager

My husband and I wanted to let you know how much we enjoyed staying at the Fisherman's Retreat cabin last weekend.  It was beautiful and clean and we enjoyed a relaxing weekend.  We went to Guntersville last year and had a very bad experience with our rental.  I told my husband it was going to be much better to write a complimentary email than a complaint one.  You should be very proud of the cabins and the grounds.  Even with the storms it was just beautiful.  I will definitely recommend it to all my friends and we will certainly be coming back again!


Thank you very much for a wonderful weekend.  We wish you the best of luck in this venture and you can definitely count on these happy renters coming back!


Best Wishes,


Sue and Chuck
Jun 2011
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Fisherman's Retreat-Small Pets OK -2BR/2BA Boat Trailer Parking, 7th Night Free
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews
Baileyton, Al.

Kudzu Cove!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Love seeing this because I am the one that designed and built those cabins!

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2013
  • Stayed: Jan 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bartlett, TN

Mike, Carol, and Family

  • 5 of 5

My daughter, Allison, rented one of your cabins for us for Father’s Day and I wanted to follow up on our weekend stay at Fisherman’s Retreat, this past weekend. We were very pleased with our stay! The quiet and isolated location of the cabin allowed us to get away from traffic and phones and to just relax for a couple of days. The cabin was much nicer than we anticipated for a ‘rustic’ retreat. It cabin was an ideal size, it was clean and well kept, and it provided the amenities we needed for a comfortable stay. Your restaurant recommendation was spot on and we enjoyed some of the best catfish we’ve had in a long time. Fishing in the ponds was great and it was a weekend I’ll remember, positively, for a long time. Well done!

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Trussville, Alabama


  • 5 of 5


Had a wonderful time at Fisherman's Retreat. Very peaceful. Pond was great for watching the beavers. Bird watching was excellent, also. I highly recommend this cabin. Very large and clean. Pictures don't do it justice. Will be back in the Fall. Thanks for everything.

  • Submitted: May 29, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Chuck, We are very glad you enjoyed your visit to Kudzu Cove Cabins Fisherman's Retreat. We continue to make new updates to the grounds and are adding trails to enjoy the paths and ponds. The Spring and Fall are both great times to enjoy the cabins! See you soon.
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Huntsville / Guntersville (2)
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Gunter's Landing
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Nearest Ski
3 Miles
Water Ski in Lake Guntersville! Boat launch close
Nearest Point of Interest
Turn Off HWY 431/79 at Shell Station Marker 299.5
Nearest Point of Interest
Turn LEFT on to BUCK ISLAND ROAD for 1.5 miles.
Nearest Point of Interest
KUDZU COVE - Fisherman's Retreat
Nearest Point of Interest
Hiking Trails
Nearest Point of Interest
Guntersville State Park Boat Launch
Nearest Point of Interest
Guntersville HWY 431 Boat Launch
Nearest Point of Interest
Seibold Boat Launch
Nearest Point of Interest
Fisherman's Village
Nearest Point of Interest
Waterfront Boat Launch
Nearest Point of Interest
Waterfront Fish Camp
Nearest Point of Interest
Gunter's Landing Golf, Tennis & Pool
Car: recommended

Sorry for insurance and safety reasons there are NO four wheeler, quad bikes allowed on our properties by guests.

Guests are advised -we do reserve the right to charge for a Clean Up or Damage fees to cabins or the property.


Rates & Availability

Guntersville Cabin Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
REGULAR - QUAD 4 Persons
Apr 10 2016 - Nov 14 2016
2 night minimum stay
OFF Season - QUAD 4 Persons
Nov 15 2016 - Feb 14 2017
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Pet Fee $250
Tax Rate 10.0%

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Guntersville Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural
  • Ski-Out ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Queen size Beds (1) Comfortable Queen bed located in master bedroom with TV being installed., Double Beds (1) Plush Futon couch converts to bed in den., Sleep Sofa or Futons (3) single inflatable beds also available for overflow as needed., Bunk Beds (2) Full over Full Bunk Bed and a Twin over Twin Bunk Bed, both with ladder and rails installed with adjoining bathroom.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Plenty of parking available. Quiet setting and fire pit areas available for evening gatherings. See the amazing view of the Tennessee River from the top of Kudzu Mountain. Don't forget your fishing pole to enjoy fishing in the lake or at Kudzu Cove to enjoy the three ponds (catch & release). Fish from the dock or a 60 foot bridge that crosses the pond. The green open areas by the old Kudzu Cove Chimney Fire Pit, the ponds and gazebo areas can be reserved by guests for a wedding or reunion. Damage pet deposit is refundable if no damage is done at the end of your stay. Rates are based on double occupancy. $10 per person per night is charged for additional people. Use your major credit cards, debit and personal checks. One half of full amount is charged at the time of booking. Balance is to be paid at arrival. This cabin offers you plenty of privacy and open deck space. Guests staying one week or longer receive discounted day golf rates at Gunter's Landing course just 3 miles away

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