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3-Bedroom Custom Lake House and Boat Rentals

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths2
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom, 2 1/2 Bath Cabin

Our New Custom Lake House has amenities that will ensure your stay is a memorable one. The house is beautifully furnished with everything you need from pots and pans to luxurious linens, and a private Hot Tub (seasonal). We have an on-site kennel for the 4-legged companions that like to travel. Our property has a large fishing pier, right on the CHICKEN COOP, a deep water stretch of the Sabine River famous for abundant numbers of Crappie during cold weather months.

* Great Room opens up to a fabulous covered porch. Hardwood floors. 42 in. Flatscreen TV with Dish Network's America's Top 200 package, CBS Sports Network, NHL Network, NBA TV, Regional Sports and SO MUCH MORE!


* 24' Pontoon Boat available for rent

* 14' Flat Boat available for rent


More Details

Missy Gegenheimer or Tracy Gegenheimer
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 24, 2017

About Missy Gegenheimer or Tracy Gegenheimer

My husband, Tracy, and I were born and raised in New Orleans, LA. I am a 37 year Human Resources professional who relocated from New Orleans, LA to Houston, in 2005 - one month before Hurricane Katrina! We purchased this waterfront acreage with the intention of building a home for our retirement years. However, I retired early in order to begin our own vacation rental business. Construction of our 4 bedroom Lodge began in 2010. Cliffside Lodge opened to the public in July, 2011 and is such a success that we to added a cozy 1 bedroom cabin and our brand new 3 bedroom Lake House. We have also added a fantastic fishing pier, fish cleaning station, a boarding kennel, and many more amenities. We have been blessed with 3 great children, 3 wonderful grandchildren, 4 terrific dogs and 4 grand dogs! Please visit our website for more information and a full list of our amenities.

Missy Gegenheimer or Tracy Gegenheimer purchased this house in 2013

Why Missy Gegenheimer or Tracy Gegenheimer chose Toledo Bend

Originally from South Louisiana, we have always loved living close to the water. We searched for waterfront property that offered great fishing, water sports for the kids, scenic shorelines, and breathtaking views. Without a doubt, Toledo Bend was the perfect spot. We are located on a bluff, directly above the Sabine River on the 'Chicken Coop', a deepwater section of the river that is famous for great cool weather crappie fishing . Toledo Bend reservoir is ranked nationally as having some of the best year-round bass fishing in the United States. As an added bonus, the panoramic views from our covered deck allow us to see the western border of Louisiana, our home state.

What makes this house unique

The bluff overlooks the lake and offers privacy from boat traffic and spectacular sunsets every evening. There is a natural cove on our property which allows for access to the water and a natural shale stone beach. Our guests enjoy swimming, tubing, and jet skiing right from the cove and fishing from our pier. We also offer a 1 hole practice driving range, fish cleaning station, large fishing pier, and much more! Toledo Bend Reservoir is a nationally known bass fishing lake, and numerous tournaments are held here each year. For wildlife enthusiasts, bald eagles nest nearby and provide quite a spectacle when perched in the pine trees that line the bluff. Fox, red headed woodpeckers, cardinals, black squirrels, ducks, and deer are among many species of wildlife that are very common in the area. East Texas is also part of the central flyway for multiple species of neotropical migratory birds including songbirds, hawks, and shorebirds.


Milam House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Please bag all trash and bring to dumpsters located in the front of the property before checking out.
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Half Bathroom -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 double
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • forests
  • museums
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • pier fishing
  • swimming

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(28 traveler reviews)

3-Bedroom Custom Lake House and Boat Rentals
average rating of 4.928571 based on 28 reviews

Great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

Cabin was very nice and clean. We enjoyed our stay and will definitely be staying here again!

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This was an awesome place to stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time here on family vacation. The house was beautiful and the owners we great. We will definitely plan another trip here.

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Relaxing and beautiful

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home with all the amenities. Friendly owners. Would love to spend more time there.

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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friends get away

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was wonderful, just what we were looking for. So nice, very clean, quiet and peaceful. We will meet there again but stay longer next time.

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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LaPlace, LA


  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at Cliffside Cabins. It was the perfect getaway for Labor Day weekend. The weather was perfect, the lake was great and the lake house was awesome. The Lake House was so comfortable and inviting. The view from living room was outstanding. The kitchen was well equipped with everything we needed and more. The big round table was great to enjoy our family meals and play card games at night. The bed was very comfortable. We enjoyed sitting on the deck watching my husband BBQ on the provided grill. My family enjoyed playing horseshoes, basketball, volleyball and pickle ball. We also enjoyed the hot tub, it was so nice and relaxing to sit and watch the stars. From the moment we arrived there we felt at home. We look forward to many more weekend getaways at Cliffside Cabins.

Doug & Cherie Hilbun

Laplace, LA

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Property is awesome

  • 5 of 5

First time but definitely not the last, I wouldn't stay anywhere else. Missy and Terry are great people and go out of their way to help you enjoy your stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Milam House Rental Rates

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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 12.0%

2 night minimum - 3 nights minimum on Holidays. Holiday rate is my standard rate. Security Deposit of $200.00 is due immediately upon booking the property. The balance is due 30 days before check in.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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