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Custom Waterfront Home,180 Degree View, Private Dock,Pontoon Boat, Small Pets OK

Bedrooms 4
Space 3,300 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights


About the property

Four Bedrooms With King Size Beds, 3 Custom Baths, Plus Bunk Room/Game Room.

Take in the beauty of Grand Lake from the decks of this luxurious home with four bedrooms and a bunk room/game room. Recently customized inside and out, this home is one of the most pleasant and comfortable locations on Grand Lake. All bedrooms have king beds with new, comfortable mattresses. The bunk room has a double bunk and a day bed with trundle.

There is also an upstairs nook with a queen sleeper sofa. So the house will comfortably sleep 12 without the sleeper sofa. All bedding and furniture is new and was meticulously selected for comfort first. The living room is equipped with a 60' smart TV with internet connection through Wavelinx.

There are two magnificent decks, both of which provide a beautiful panoramic view of the Monkey Island area of Grand Lake. Wildlife is abundant with ducks, geese, pelicans (in season), deer and bald eagles. A large outdoor grill is located on the upper deck for 'outdoor cooking with a view'. Speaking of the view: the nicest thing is that when taking it in you will have a hard time finding anything man-made. There are many places on Grand Lake that have a view--of the neighbor's docks or marina. Not here. You look out on the wilderness of Snake Island (named for its shape, not what's on it) and Governor's Island, and beyond that, is Monkey Island where with good eyes you can see a distant water tower and hotel. Enjoy the sunrise with your coffee and nature.

The kitchen is beautiful with granite counter tops and stainless appliances. It is fully equipped with convection oven, five top burner range, convection microwave, refrigerator/freezer with ice and water dispenser, dishwasher, coffee maker, toaster, blender, and crock pot. A good supply of cookware, baking pans, and cooking utensils are available for your use whether cooking for small or large groups. Basic staples such as flour, pancake/biscuit mixes, various types of sugars, corn meal, syrups, basic salad dressings, mayo, mustard, and relish are provided along with a large supply of spices and rubs for cooking or grilling. There is a large dining table with full view of the lake.

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Barbara Bogan
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 8, 2017

About Barbara Bogan

My name is Fred Bogan. My wife's name is Barbara. Together we have enjoyed running a busy chiropractic office in Tulsa for more than 35 years. Shortly after getting married we purchased an old cabin cruiser on Grand Lake which we kept for 10 years. As the kids came along and life got more and more busy we reluctantly let the boat go. However, our love of Grand Lake never went away. Many years later we purchased another cruiser which we keep at Arrowhead Yacht Club. We love our boat but that didn't stop Barbara from dreaming of a house on her favorite lake. This home is the culmination of her three year search for the perfect place for her to call her home away from home. We hope you agree.

Barbara Bogan purchased this house in 2014

Why Barbara Bogan chose Grand Lake O' the Cherokees

As you might imagine, I was not particularly ecstatic about owning a second home. But, I can tell you without doubt that what hooked me about this particular house, in addition to its many amenities, is the view. When I saw the view from the decks or almost any place in the house I was hooked. The house is beautiful, well laid out on a very nice lot, and with a view that can only be matched by fewer than a handful of homes anywhere on the lake. I challenge you to look out any window or step out on either deck and not stop to take in the beauty that God has provided. There are very few places on the lake that offer a view that is not cluttered with docks and other man-made structures. Not here. What you see is thousands of acres of water and wilderness. It's just indescribable

What makes this house unique

Our dock has a large upper deck patio for sunning, reading, eating breakfast, lunch, or dinner, or just hanging out while the kids swim. The 'kids' of all ages seem to love jumping of the top deck.

For the smaller group of kids we have a very special place for them to play called the fantasy room. We provide lots of costumes with all the extras such as hats, jewelry, wands, swords, capes, shields, and ect. We have hand puppets, puzzles, arts and crafts, books, and many more exciting things for their little imaginations to go wild.

We have some extra amenities for various needs or occasions.

1. 12 - 5 place settings of China with serving pieces for that special dinner.

2. Punch Bowl & 24 sets of dessert plates and cups.

3. 2 - Pack - In - Plays

4. Booster seat high chair

5. Bouncy Seat that hangs from door

6. Saucer seat


Cleora House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Catering available
Floor Area:
  • 3300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Ship Bathroom - toilet , shower , Custom bath with teak wood and hand painted sink and tiolet.
    Custom Tile Bathroom - toilet , shower , Beautiful custom tile work in this large bathroom.
    Spa Master Bathroom With TV - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Master bath has double sinks, shower, jetted tub, & cable TV
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Coral Bedroom - 1 king , King size bed with memory foam top mattress.
    Shell Bedroom - 1 king , King size bed with memory foam top mattress.
    Bird Bedroom - 1 king , King bed with pillow top mattress.
    Master Bedroom - 1 king , King bed with pillowtop mattress and fireplace.
    Bunk Room/Game Room - 4 twin/ single , Double bunks, daybed, and trundle bed.
  • The nautical game/bunk room is special for the older kids and adults with double electronic basketball games and foosball, but it also has a special place for the younger age. We have an area for the little ones where they have lots of costumes with all the accessories, puzzles, crafts, games, hand puppets, and books.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
We have a private boat dock on our property. It has a large upper deck patio for sunning, reading, eating, for just hanging out while people swim. It has a boat lift which accommodates a 23 foot boat and up to 6,000 pounds total weight. Radar arch style boats do not fit on the boat lift because of the upper deck patio, but we do have mooring whips to accommodate radar arch style boats. We also have two jet ski lifts. Bring your boat and/or jet skis. You can rent our pontoon boat for group fun on the lake or it has trolling motor and 4 fishing seats for the fisherman in the group. For those special occasions we have available for use; 95 piece Noritaka China Set (Silver trim with white on white) 12 - 7 piece place settings 8 - serving pieces Punch bowl with 24 dessert/snack plates and cups


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(29 traveler reviews)

Custom Waterfront Home,180 Degree View, Private Dock,Pontoon Boat, Small Pets OK
average rating of 4.965517 based on 29 reviews

Absolutely AMAZING!

  • 5 of 5

Oh my goodness where to start....... first of all, the correspondence with the owners (Fred and Barbara) was always easy and prompt. Everything was clear and lined out perfectly for our stay. Upon arrival, we met with the house and boat manager, and they were both very nice and extremely helpful the entire trip (Jim was hilarious!) The house was spotless and had every amenity you could think of. Fresh baked cookies on arrival, a bottle of wine..... a pantry filled with flour, sugar, seasonings, etc..... They literally thought of EVERYTHING. We only had to leave ONCE during our entire stay and that was to go get groceries for our stay........The view was just INCREDIBLE........ no matter where you went you could see the lake in all directions...... I'm not sure you could even get a better view than the view from this home! There is not one complaint that we have about our stay other than we wish that we owned the home ourselves so that we could never leave.......... It rained every day that we were on vacation, but it didn't matter.... we took the boat out fishing, fished off the dock, played cards, grilled out, played foosball in the kids room and spent quality time together..... it was one of the best family vacations we have ever had! The owners are such wonderful people, the house manager and boat manager were awesome and everything was absolutely perfect. We would recommend this to anyone that wants a nice, relaxing vacation in a huge, gorgeous home with an unbelievably beautiful view.......the family time away from all the "hustle and bustle" is just priceless. Love, Love, LOVE the Bogan House and we can't wait to go back!

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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A wonderful way to start the summer!

  • 5 of 5

Can't say enough about staying at this lovely home. It has plenty of room, beautiful views of the lake from its large windows and deck, easy access to the water, a great deck for kids to swim and jump from, and a pontoon boat that allowed us to explore the lake to our heart's content. A great experience!

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wildlife lovers retreat!

  • 5 of 5

I recently spent the weekend at this fabulous property with some girlfriends and was completely blown away with home and surrounding grounds. The panoramic view from the great room was breathtaking and provided up close and personal sightings of all sorts of wildlife. A six-point buck, several doe and fawns made an appearance at different times over the weekend. The lake view was gorgeous and we had a spectacular view of the super moon! Everything was more than what we had expected. Will definitely be coming back!

  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so happy that your group had the opportunity to see a good sampling of the wildlife there. Other guest have seen a mother eagle teaching her baby to fly. The eagle's nest is near by and they fly very near the deck very often. May you will see an eagle the next time you come.
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  • 5 of 5

A beautiful home and wonderful surroundings. My family enjoyed every minute we were there and hated to leave. The accommodations were more than expected. Patricia and Jim were so helpful in getting settled. We are planning another trip in the Spring and we are already looking forward to the pontoon rides and gorgeous views.Thanks. Barbara and Fred, for sharing your lovely lake home

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Barbara ............THE WORST TIME IS LEAVING!! I am so glad you all enjoyed the your stay after the hurricane scare for you son.
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Worth every penny

  • 5 of 5

nothing short of magical. The description was beyond accurate, everything from location, layout, amenities(actually i think they have more then listed). The property was extremely clean and maintained. All of my interactions with Barbara where professional, Patricia while on sight was very helpful, professional and thoughtful. I would recommend this property to anyone who would listen. We didn't venture off the property. We cooked, hang out, fished, enjoyed the lake. AMAZING!

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Our extended family planned this get-a-way several months back and it was definitely all that we had hoped for and more. A huge "thank you" to Barbara and Fred for this beautiful and relaxing week in the house on Grand Lake. We could not have asked for a better reception and information from Patricia and Jim. Great people!!! It was an extra blessing getting to meet Barbara and Fred too....who took their time to come and introduce themselves. Good visit and good people. All in all...our experience was Fantastic and we hope to come back soon. We had everything we needed with great beds, a wonderful view of the lake and we enjoyed the pontoon too. Anyone who stays here will be richly blessed. Thank you all for making our family get-a-way FANTASTIC!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad that you and your family enjoyed our home for your family trip. It was nice to meet you because we never get to put a face with the name. Your mom requested to meet us so we came by, and she was napping and we did not get to meet her. You are welcome to came back any time.
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Nearest Airport
65 Miles
Tulsa or Joplin
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Hwy 85

We are located in a wooded gated community. Our boat dock is on our property. It has a boat lift, mooring whips, two jet ski lifts, and a large patio deck on top.


Rates & Availability

Cleora House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jun 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
1 night minimum stay
4th of July Holiday
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 7 2017
4 night minimum stay
Late Summer
Jul 8 2017 - Aug 31 2017
1 night minimum stay
Labor Day
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 5 2017
4 night minimum stay
Sep 6 2017 - Nov 20 2017
2 night minimum stay
Nov 21 2017 - Nov 28 2017
4 night minimum stay
Late Fall
Nov 29 2017 - Dec 19 2017
2 night minimum stay
Christmas/New Years
Dec 20 2017 - Jan 4 2018
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50
House Cleaning $175

Pontoon Boat Rental - Contact me

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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