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Newer Home with beachfront in quiet cove at MM 44.5

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 2,710 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, Sleeps 12 (Rate based on 10 guests)

Sunset Cove Retreat is located in a small cove just off the Osage Arm of Lake of the Ozarks between 44 and 45 MM. Come and relax at Sunset Cove Retreat providing all the comforts and conveniences for your vacation retreat.

Sunset Cove Retreat is designed with lake views from two levels. The main level features open floor plan includes living room, dining room, gourmet kitchen, and master suite. Living Room provides great views of lake during the day and beautiful sunsets in the early evening from wall to wall windows, enjoy the stone fireplace after dinner with a glass of your favorite beverage or watch your favorite program on the 42' HD Plasma flat screen tv with 120 channel HD fiber optic satellite programming entertainment center and Blueray player. The gourmet kitchen has top line stainless steel appliances, granite counter tops, and center island providing additional seating for four. Dining Room is centered between living area and gourmet kitchen where all can enjoy and participate during inside activities. Master suite has private entrance from the balcony/patio area and great views of the cove and lake with beautiful sunsets. Master suite bath has granite double counter top, a large whirlpool tub to relax, soak, and enjoy bubblies while taking in the great views of cove, lake, and fantastic sunsets after busy day of activities.

Lower level features three bedrooms, a central entertainment area with 42' flat screen HD Plasma TV, Blueray player, PlayStation2 console and games, HD 120 channel fiber optic satellite system to enjoy game days and beverage bar. Three roomy bedrooms, BR 1 with 2 Queen beds and private full bath, BR 2 with Queen bed, and room for Pack n Play, this bedroom overlooks patio area, grassy backyard, gentle slope pebble beach, and cove. BR 3 roomy with two Full beds, and has a nice view of cove.

Newly installed Fiber Optic / High Speed / Wireless internet is provided for your personal or business use. Free unlimited local and long distance phone service and satellite tv is also available to you with this service.

SUNSET COVE RETREAT has a two car garage and additional off street parking for car/boat/trailer.

Enjoy the SUNSET COVE RETREAT's private dock with easy access on cove with a gentle slope pebble beach approximately 20 feet from grassy lawn, gently sloped, no steps. The pebble beach is great for the wee ones as well as the adults to go wading or sitting in the beach chair at water edge. New dock with swim/sun platform awaits you for a dip in the lake, sunning, or for those who prefer the shade area, SCR dock has it all as well as two boat wells (Boat well one 12’x24’; ready and easy access for your boat or pwcs - Guest usage: Boat well two 12’ x 32’ is not available for Guest usage.)

Patios and balcony are interconnecting and provide great outdoor areas to lounge, BBQ, eat, play games, or just take a favorite drink and relax, watch the lake activities and beautiful sunsets.

Keywords: New, Lakefront Home, quiet side of Lake of the Ozarks, no wake cove with easy access to main channel. Easy access to pvt dock/lake, no steps, gentle sloped pebble beach leading to lake, a great Retreat for family, friends, couples, golfers, and shoppers.

More Details

Tony Ahern
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 17, 2018

About Tony Ahern

We are a midwest couple with four grown children. We enjoy coming to the lake for fun and relaxation. The water activities at the lake, and all of the other area activities and attractions, offer something for everyone. Our experiences at the lake are some of the most relaxed and enjoyable times we spend together as a family. We look forward to our time at the lake as much as anything we do all year.

Tony Ahern purchased this house in 2011

Why Tony Ahern chose Gravois Mills

We have rented lake homes at several locations the past few years. This area of the lake had everything that we wanted and more; great location, quiet and relaxing, and easy access to all the many activities, shopping and restuarants the Lake of the Ozarks has to offer.

What makes this house unique

You will enjoy the quiet cove for swimming off the dock, or wading in the water off the private pebble beach. You can relaxe on the patio or deck while enjoying the view of the lake or a great sunset. Inside, the home is comfortably arranged for a variety of vacation time enjoyment.

If you want to golf, shop, take in a movie, or enjoy any of the other area attractions or restaurants, you are just minutes away with easy access and good roads.

Guestbook comments from the owner

I wanted to let both of you know how much we enjoyed our stay this past weekend! The whole setting could not have been more perfect. The home and facilities are nothing short of magnificent.

The sunsets were unbelievable and we got some super pic's. We loved all the gorgeous pictures on the walls of your home!

Our whole family was already talking the next day about the "next time" we do this. They all commented on both how top-notch/first-class everything is and how "homey" the place felt from the time you walked in.

I hope you find we treated the place with tender loving care, as we hope to come back again!
Jul 2012
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Gravois Mills House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2710 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 26
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Cannot sub-let. Minimum age of primary renter: 26 No fireworks on premises. Follow no-wake policy in the cove.
  • For the number of guests approved only. No fireworks. Be respectful of our neighbors: no loud music and no venturing onto other property.
  • Bag all trash at check out. No fish cleaning in house and no dumping of fish remains in trash recepticals.
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3.5
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (3), Double Beds (2)
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 4 beach chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Private dock w swim/sun platform & 6 step dive platform; 1 12x24 covered boat well, Pac-N-Play, cookware, dishes, paper products,


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Newer Home with beachfront in quiet cove at MM 44.5
average rating of 5.0 based on 16 reviews
Jeanerette, LA

PERFECT for family vacation

  • 5 of 5

The home was absolutely perfect. It was big, CLEAN, and had all the necessary amenities.

We had 5 adults ( me, my husband, my son and my daughter and son in law and two grandchildren ages 2 years and 7 months) and the house was set up perfect. My children and grandchildren stayed downstairs and my husband and I in the master suite upstairs. The house was very spacious and set up beautifully. We rented a boat and explored the lake as well as played golf and visited the Bridal Caves. The owners go above and beyond to see that you are comfortable and all is well. Can't wait until next year!! Thank you for the best family vacay ever!

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Davenport, IA

Beautiful house on a great cove with all the amenities!

  • 5 of 5

We could not have been happier with our stay! From time of booking, Tony was excellent in answering any questions we had, providing plenty of helpful information, and doing everything possible to ensure the stay was enjoyable. The house was in fantastic condition and provided just about everything we needed. The dock was another wonderful feature with plenty of seating area, great boat slip, and a nice beach area which is rare for the Ozarks. We were looking for a quieter area of the lake and this proved to be perfect! Great for our family and kids.

We hope to return in years to come. If so, we would definitely love to stay here again. Thanks to Tony for providing us with a great stay and ensuring everything was set to go for us! We truly enjoyed it all!

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful House

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our stay at the lake and the comfort of this house gets most of the credit for that. The kitchen is absolutely beautiful with plenty of counter space for preparing meals. The extra fridge in the garage was so nice as an overflow for all the extra drinks/meat we had brought to grill. The private dock is so nice. The kids went swimming every evening. They loved the platform to jump off of and the lily pad that is provided. All the beds were comfortable and everything was clean/well taken care of. The owner was very helpful with suggestions of where to eat/things to do. He called as we were making supper the first night just to make sure everything was fine and that we didn't have any questions. Overall, we don't have one bad thing to say. Would highly recommend this property!!

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved this rental. This house offered all the desired amenities and the layout was perfect. The owner went above and beyond to make sure we had everything we needed. Great cove for swimming and nice slip for our boat. Good location for water sports and close options for on the lake dining.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome property

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful accommodations! Very clean and well maintained home. Great property with easy lake access. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Outstanding lake home with everything you need for a family getaway!

  • 5 of 5

This home is modern, clean, well maintained, and the home owner went out of his way to make sure we were comfortable. One of the best things about this rental is that it's tucked inside a little cove, so there are no waves hitting the dock like we had at the house we rented last year. It's peaceful with a good sized dock to sit, sun, or just hang out on. One night we sat and watched a thunderstorm roll through under the covered area of the dock. There is comfortable furniture all around outside and inside. We had four couples and a couple toddlers and we all had plenty of space to sit around the table for meals. We set up an inflatable baby pool on the patio which worked well since you could still see the people who were playing in the lake from the patio. We rented a tritoon and used the empty slip to tie it up when we weren't using it during the day we rented it. The large floatation pad provided by the home owner was fantastic for playing and relaxing on. The kids and adults had so much fun on that pad! They also have a diving platform that got used quite a bit.

The house itself is beautiful and stocked with all the kitchen items you need. There were clear instructions for checking in and checking out and Tony even called us a few times to make sure everything was going well. It is very clear that Tony and Janet take great care of their property as everything was in good working order and very clean!

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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JJ's at the Copper Pot
Bear Bottom Resort
Big Dick's Halfway Inn
Restuarant and Bar / Entertainment
Captain Ron's Bar & Grill
Restuarant / Bar / Entertainment
Indian Rock Golf Club
Indian Rock Golf Course
Johnson Brothers Inc
Boat gas and full service repair
Lighthouse Marina Inc
Boat gas and full service repair
Mimosa Beach Resort
Boat Gas / Bait Shop
Pizza Hut
Red Fox Store & Marina
The Fish & Co
Woods Super Market
Franky & Louie's
Red Oak Resort & R.V. Park
Val's LLC
Great local place for breakfast and lunch.
Sunrise Cantina
Woods Super Market
Nice, large, new supermarket/deli, fire-baked pizza to go, smoked menu
JJ's at the Copper Pot
Larry's On the Lake
Good food, entertainment, floating bar, fun place
Nearest Point of Interest
Halfway Inn
Nearest Point of Interest
Bear Bottoms Resort
Nearest Point of Interest
Indian Rock Golf Course
Nearest Point of Interest
Mimosa Beach Marina
Nearest Point of Interest
Pirate's Pointe Marina
Nearest Point of Interest
Captian Ron's
Nearest Point of Interest
Johnson Bros. Marina
Nearest Point of Interest
Lighthouse Marina

Please be sure to click on the 'View Guide' link to access my Gogobot page to see all the live entertainment options and places to eat near the property.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $175
Refundable damage deposit $600

All trash must be bagged and removed from home and outside areas, dock and patios collected and put in the trash receptacle at street. A charge $25.00 per bag will be assessed and deducted from Security deposit should trash be left anywhere besides the trash receptacle at street.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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