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Relaxing Lakehouse with 2 Masters, Hot Tub, Sauna, Johnboat

26 Reviews
Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


Half Baths
Minimum Stay
2 nights


Wedowee House Rental Photos and Description

House, 5 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 11-13)

Beautiful and relaxing Lakehouse with 5 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms. Open and airy floor plan boasts 2 MASTER SUITES with private bathrooms on the main floor. SCREEN PORCH off the main floor features 4 classic rocking chairs, an outdoor dining table, and a grill. The gathering space on the main floor has hardwood floors, a barn style table, and a large tv. Upstairs bedroom equipped with 2 twin size beds and a futon--PERFECT FOR THE KIDS! The lower level (natural light) is hardwood throughout and has 2 bedrooms with 2 twins in each room and an adjacent bathroom. The living space features a FAR INFARED SAUNA that can seat 4, a bar, and a TV with top 120 channels (total of 4 TV's with top 120 channels in the house). Step out of the lower level onto the patio where there is a new gas grill, table and chairs, and a PRIVATE HOT TUB --which both overlook the lake. Take a short stone path with a gentle slope and you will find a FIRE PIT with bench perfect for making smores or warming by the fire. Continue down the path to the large BOAT DOCK where you can lounge and soak up some rays, here you will also find 2 KAYAKS and a John boat with a trolling motor. Perfect for exploring the lake with a friend. The water is at the end of a cove. Plenty deep enough during summer months to tie up a boat. Kids can swim in the water without fear of being too close to boats driving by. The only boats driving by at this part of the cove would be your own. No worries about large wakes banging up your boat.

We hope to share our piece of paradise with you!

John boat available to any renters free of charge. Perfect for getting on the lake and fishing! Everything you need is right here.

A lot of space for parking for larger groups.

Keywords: hot tub, sauna, lakefront, 2 kayaks, beautiful, charming, relaxing, lake, yard, dock, house, home, 11 beds,

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  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed

Leanna Petrivelli
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
October 21, 2016
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About Leanna Petrivelli

Hello, my name is Leanna. This lakehouse is my second home, I reside permanatly in GA a short drive away. I am a buissness owner, a mother, and a grandmother. I love people, nature, and staying healthy!

Leanna Petrivelli purchased this house in 2006

Why Leanna Petrivelli chose Lake Wedowee - RL Harris Reservoir

I purchased the Wedowee Lakehouse as my vacation property because it is a short drive ( a little over an hour) from my home in GA. I have always had a dream to own a lakehouse propety. This home is my retreat and my special getaway, I could not ask for anything more!

What makes this house unique

When I stay at the Wedowee Lake house I enjoy hiking at Cheaha State Park, in fact I take almost all of my friends who come to stay. My daughter and I enjoy waking up before the sun, hopping in the kayaks, and paddling out to the end of the cove to watch the sun rise over the lake. I also enjoy, in the early hours of dusk, to sit in the rocking chairs on the screen porch with good company sipping a glass of red wine, chit chatting, and listening to the crickets and the lapping of the water on the shore.


based on 26 traveler reviews

Relaxing Lakehouse with 2 Masters, Hot Tub, Sauna, Johnboat
average rating of 4.6923075 based on 26 reviews
Collierville, TN

Amazing vacation

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a week at this beautiful house. We stayed 2 families, and at one point had 11 people staying in the house with plenty of room. The amenities here are amazing. We loved swimming and fishing off the dock in this quiet cove. We boated on this beautiful lake every day and absolutely loved using the 2 kayaks at the house. We had plenty to do for the whole week and wished we had more time. The house was very clean and had everything we needed. The kids loved playing with the games and the ping pong table and the adults loved the screened in porch for the beautiful view of the lake. We cooked every night at the house and we had everything we needed to do so. We look forward to our next vacation at Lake Wedowee and staying at this perfect retreat!

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bellaire Ohio

Family vacation

  • 5 of 5

Perfect house for big families. So much to do you'll never get bored. Owner was wonderful dealing with. House was amazing our grown children loved the hot tub at night. Dock was great for swimming and big enough for our bass boat and our 25 ft party pontoon boat. Loved being in the cove so we didn't have to worry about the kids and boat traffic. Highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful house and location, but cleaning issues need to be addressed.

  • 2 of 5

My husband and I live overseas, and I choose this house to spend a week holiday with my husbands Mom and Brother, who live in AL. The house and location are great, however the house was very dirty. And although my house keeping standards are very relaxed, I did have to take action and go for a spring clean when we came to realize the extend of issues. We kept our belongings in our suitcases, as also the drawers and closets had underwear and other personal belongings, not owned by us, still in there. I had to clean the refrigerator from top to bottom, before food could be put in. We had to buy Draino, as there were so many long black hairs in the bath tubs, that the water did not drain. The towels were old an ragged, and many of the items in the kitchen were or extremely dirty, or broken and unusable. My husband made the comment that it looked like someone had been to a charity store, to buy most of the kitchen items in the house, and he is right. The BBQ gas run out on the first night, and there was no spare bottle. As we did not have the receipt, the money for the refill was not reimbursed. The electric grill plate we used to finish the cooking on the first night, gave electrical shocks, so could not be used again. As said before, we did enjoy the house and location though, and we made for a good week. We had the opportunity to be together and enjoy the deck on the water (however the cushions on the chairs are old, ragged and dirty), and the kayaks, the little fishing boat, the hot tub and the covered porch. Unfortunately did the sauna not work, and also did we lose electricity a few times for a still unknown reason, but probably because of too much power usage on the same breaker. Why did I wait so long with this review? Because I wrote a very long review when we got back home, and the text was too long for this space. I then had trouble differentiating what issues were not important enough. I am currently searching again for a family property in AL, and as we just came back from several AirBNB properties overseas, that were outstanding and still reasonable priced, I realize that writing reviews and being candid within that review, is a necessity to maintain a good standard of listed properties. And unfortunately at the time of our visit did Leanna her property, leave quite a bit to desire. Leanne mentioned to be a divorced Mother needing this income to pay her mortgage, so I hope for this to help her to address the necessary issues to rent the property.

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It has been 10 months since you've been here and since then, all of the issues have been resolved. I have a new cleaning crew, and all other issues mentioned have been addressed. My lakehouse has more amenities than most such as a sauna (which works fine), hot tub, ping pong table, john boat, charcoal grill, cable on 4 TV's, and 2 kayaks. Something for everyone in a group for their enjoyment. With a new cleaning crew that I trust implicitly and all of its amenities, this lakehouse can be the one to make the best vacation memories.
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Collierville, tn

Great July get away

  • 5 of 5

Had a great time at the house very quite cove for the kids to swim and kayak in while we set on the dock and relaxed. we brought a boat that we were able to keep docked at the house all week and wonderful lake to tube on. Very clean house with plenty to do while vacationing.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family Reunion

  • 4 of 5

Summer 2015 Reunion of Father and 3 sons and grandchildren. There was 14 of us in total from 3 months old to 68. There was enough room for all. There was enough activities for all to do at the house. We loved the immediate access to the water and the kids loved the kayaks. The game room was a big hit for the teenagers. The owner was very accessible during our stay and took care of a couple minor issues promptly. I have to give her kudos also from promptly returning an item that was accidentally left on the property. There were several areas that needed more cleaning attention but overall we had a wonderful time and if we come back to this area again will definitely rent this home again!

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Secluded Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Loved the hot tub, kayaks, and porch. Very roomy for our group of 10. We were looking for a quiet place to celebrate NYE, and found the perfect place.

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearby activities include; hiking Cheaha State Park, Kayaking Lake Wedowee, Sunbathing and swimming at the Lake Wedowee Beach.


Rates & Availability

Wedowee House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Winter 2016
Oct 1 2016 - Feb 28 2017
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $350
Pet Fee $30
Cleaning Fee $150

4 night minimum for Memorial Day, Labor Day, 4th of July, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Holidays
$100 additional for winter holidays (Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's)
Taxes are already included in the amounts shown
Larger groups - Additional people over 10 - $25 per person (not per night)

Free WiFi during summer months. Additional $25 for WiFi for all other times.

Half of the total amount due 60 days prior and the remaining half due 30 days prior to your stay. If booking more than 60 days prior, the $300 security deposit will hold your spot.

30 cancellation notice needed for full refund.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Wedowee House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3.5
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Queen size Beds (2) We feature 2 queen beds located in the 2 master suites., Twin or Single Beds (7) We feature 2 twin beds and futon in the loft. The two lower level rooms each have 2 twin beds.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • children welcome
  • pets considered ...
  • smoking allowed ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna ...
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • rock climbing
Beautiful Lakehouse designed to make you feel right at home. Open floor plan boasts 2 master suites with private bathrooms, a private hot tub overlooking the lake, a far infrared sauna, 2 kayaks to explore your surroundings with a friend, a john boat for fishing, a screened in porch/balcony for nice bug free late night chit chats, a fire pit for making s'mores, a dock for sunbathing, and a loft for the children to sleep in.

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