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Lakeside relaxation and fun on open water.- Great for Families - 5 Star reviews

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,650 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Air Conditioning

Overview

About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 baths, large family room with open kitchen, and covered deck

Read our 5 star reviews. La Vida Loca Cottage offers a relaxing get-a-way and lake front enjoyment. The innovation design of the house is perfect for leisure living as well as providing an elegant venue for entertaining and family fun. Even when the lake is low, we are on open water, which means there is always water in front of the house. If the lake is down there is just more beach area.

There are 2 public boat ramps near by and boat rentals available. Ask for more information and we will provide you with and information sheet on Cedar Creek Lake area activities.

The southern exposure on open water, and wrap around covered deck is perfect for relaxing and enjoying the predominantly southern breeze. A fresh cup of coffee in the morning on the deck overlooking the lake is a must. The cottage offers a large living area with vaulted ceilings, exposed beams, expansive use of glass, a spacious well-appointed kitchen, and large informal dining bar. Outside the approximately 800 square feet of decking creates the perfect outdoor environment where you and lucky guests will enjoy east facing open water views and unlimited entertainment possibilities. In addition, there is a private boathouse with large sun deck.

The interior of the house has been repainted for 2015. We have also added a firepit and more games.

For 2015 we are adding 2 Kayaks that will be available for our guests use. The cost will be an additional $50 for the term of the house rental.

The house is in a clean well maintained neighborhood that is free of mobile homes.

PARTIES FOR PROMS, GRADUATION ETC.. ARE NOT ALLOWED.

More Details

Owner
Carol and David Pinkus
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 26, 2017

About Carol and David Pinkus

We are semi retired and live full-time at Cedar Creek Lake. We chose the lake because of the beauty of the lake, our friends and the great people we have met here.

Carol and David Pinkus purchased this house in 2014

Why Carol and David Pinkus chose Cedar Creek Lake

We named this house 'La Vida Loca' (The crazy life) because there is so much to do. No mater what time of year there are many activities to enjoy around Cedar Creek Lake. What we like most though is sitting and enjoying nature from the porch. There is a great deal of wildlife around the lake-- birds, fish and animals. The lake is a stopping off point for many birds as they migrate for the different seasons. The porch faces Southeast so it is shaded in the afternoon. In the summer there is usually a nice breeze. The sunrises in the mornings can be spectacular.

What makes this house unique

There are two large swings on the back porch, and a sitting area on the dock. The water is good for swimming.

Amenities

Mabank House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1650 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Walk-in shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 double
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • festivals
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • photography
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(35 traveler reviews)

Lakeside relaxation and fun on open water.- Great for Families - 5 Star reviews
average rating of 4.8 based on 35 reviews
5

Beautiful House With A Great Lake View

  • 5 of 5

Great place to relax over a long weekend. The house was great, and the view was terrific!

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

We are so glad that we found this house to stay in while visiting Canton First Monday Trade Days. This house is roomy, immaculate, and the view is amazing! I accidentally left 2 jackets there in the closet. Mr. David was so kind and shipped them back to me within the week. We hope to stay here many more times in the future!

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dallas, TX
5

Charming, clean and open water view of Cedar Creek Lake-perfect getaway

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at this charming and pleasant house on Cedar Creek Lake. The view of the lake was so beautiful, each day different. We watched the ducks land and take off and enjoyed sitting also on the boat dock. The house is so clean and pleasant with beautiful music to greet us when we arrived. One day we drove to the Tara winery and restaurant outside of Athens using GPS, of course. Also a pleasant place to experience. We hope to book this house again in the near future-about and hour and a half from Dallas. Perfect getaway.

  • Submitted: Feb 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lascolinas, TX
5

Best Place to reunite

  • 5 of 5

I have been here recently and I would say it was just best place for family Reunion. :) We had a great time while at the house, quite peaceful in the mornings overlooking the water while sipping on coffee. Just loved it.!!

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very nice vacation spot

  • 5 of 5

The home was clean and very comfortable.We enjoyed our stay and had plenty of room and it was a quiet neighborhood. Thank you for providing us a comfortable place to meet with family.

Lee, Mj, and Mollie

Salem, NH

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Like a high end hotel on the lake!

  • 5 of 5

I am I sales and marketing so for me presentation is everything and this place nailed it! The most wonderful bedding on every bed, no need to bring your own pillow because no expense was spared on the quality and quantitie of linens bedding and pillows. The home is on a dead end street super quiet but 2min from a great gas/grocery store. Khakis available to rent, huge patios n porches and comfy outdoor furniture everywhere! The dock & fire pit on the water super dreamy along with the views...we relaxed and enjoyed every detail the owners took care of!!! Love love loved it and I will be back with my boys. We have stayed in vrbo's all over the U.S. THIS WAS THE BEST!

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow what a wonderful response. We have tried to think of everything. That would have made me happy staying there. You have confirmed!! Many thanks for the kind and great comments. Come back please. Carol PINKUS
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Map

Vetoni's Italian Restaurant
"Good Italian food"
Ochoa's Mexican Restaurant
"Best Mexican Food in the area"
Brookshire`s of Malakoff
"Closest Grocery Store. Excellent selection and friendly staff."
Milano's Pizza
"Best Pizza in the area. Interior is pretty basic."
Lakeview Deli & Grocery
"Lakey eatery. Basic interior but Hamburgers are the thing to eat."
Cedar Creek Lake
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Pinnacle Club
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Hwy 198
Car: necessary

Amenities and Activities

Golf:

• Pinnacle Golf Club - 903-451-9797, is about 5 mins away.

Boating and Fishing:

• Michaels Cove has a private boat ramp available to the property. Other public ramps are nearby.

• Captain Dave's - 903-340-7096, takes the hassle out of renting a boat, he does all the driving.

• Cedar Creek Watercraft Rentals - 903-887-8780

• Cherokee Landing - 903-489-1179 - Watercraft rental

• Bigcrappie 903-288-5798 - Fishing guides

Other:

• East Texas Arboretum in Athens TX - 903-675-5630

• Canton 1st Monday Trade Days - 30 minute drive

• Whats Up Family Fun Park - 903-432-9955

• Texas Motorplex in Ennis - 800-668-6775

• Purtis Creek State Park – 903-425-2332

• Splash Kingdom - 903-567-0044,

• Texas Freshwater Fisheries in Athens TX - (903) 670-2266

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Rates & Availability

Mabank House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
Apr 16 2017 - Sep 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$350
From
$375
Thu,Fri,Sat
$1,675
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Memorial Day
May 26 2017 - May 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
$1,275
Flat fee
 
 
July 4th Holiday
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 4 2017
4 night minimum stay
$1,650
Flat fee
 
 
Labor Day
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$1,200
Flat fee
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$200
From
$300
Thu,Fri,Sat
$1,350
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning Fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.0%

There is an additional chage of $25 per person for more than eight(8) people. $500.00 deposit is fully refundable if cancelled 30 days prior to rental date. After 30 days, non-refundable unless house is re-rented.
Holiday Rates are $400.00 with 3 night minimum. Holidays include: Spring Break, Memorial Day, July 4th - Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's Eve. Special Reates for Winter Holidays.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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