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pam barrett

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english

Lakeside Retreat

35 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths (Sleeps 6)

This 2 BR/ 2 full Bath cottage has been completely refurbished - all new fixtures and appliances. Fabulous wood deck in the back faces a panoramic view of the lake .....a fire pit outside for cool nights....and a cozy wood burning fireplace inside for chilly nights!

  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
pam barrett (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english

About pam barrett

I am an Interior Designer in Austin, TX and have been visiting family and friends in the Lake Whitney area for about 10 years.

pam barrett purchased this cottage in 2012

Why pam barrett chose Texas

Having been a visitor to this area for so many years, I decided to buy a home here for myself and my children's families who visit from California and New Mexico with my two adorable grandchildren! The view from the back deck of the cottage is spectacular! It is situated at the end of a very quiet street with beautiful trees and sits on over a 1/2 acre lot which affords wonderful privacy.

What makes this cottage unique

You'll fall in love with the view just like I did when I first set foot on this property!


based on 35 traveler reviews

Lakeside Retreat
average rating of 4.885714 based on 35 reviews

Great property, wonderful view

  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful house and really exceeded my expectations. I came here with several of my friends for the weekend and had a fantastic time. The backyard is spacious with a very nice deck and sun room. There is a gas grill available and a fire pit. There are lots of sleeping options available as well, if you are having several people. I highly recommend this property. It is a wonderful lake-front house.

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely home- well kept

  • 4 of 5

We found the home very comfortable for our family of 5 with everything we needed. The home smelled a little stale when we came in, but it was clean and ready for us. It is close to the lake, the covered patio and dining area were fantastic, and we enjoyed ourselves.

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Celina, TX

Heaven on Earth!

  • 5 of 5

We had originally planned this weekend for the girls to "get out of town" but the weekend prior we ended up losing a close friend of ours very suddenly so it became more needed than ever. Our "village" of ladies had the most relaxing and wonderful weekend here. The cottage is just beautiful inside but the moment you walk out that back door you are transformed into heaven on earth. The deck is HUGE and the view is beyond words. We enjoyed grilling steaks in the back and had s'mores by the fire pit that night. We've already decided we will make it an annual (if not semi-annual) trip.

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dallas Texas

Will definitely be back!!!

  • 5 of 5

The view from this cozy, quaint cottage is one of the best we've seen!! We had such a relaxing time during our visit. We did have a small hiccup upon arrival with the air conditioner, but we contacted the owner and she swiftly took care of it! The beds were comfy, there was just enough space for our small little family, we used the grill and watched the boaters on the lake. My son played football in the oversized yard, and we started a fire in the fire out to roast marshmallows. There's a local store around the corner too that has everything you could possibly need of you forgot something! The owner had super prompt responses and was very charming. Had an amazing time, and will definitely be back for another visit!

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place to escape and relax!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our visit here. It is a great place to relax and beautiful view of the lake. The screened porch is nice as well as the patio areas outside. Pam was very accommodating with both questions and amenities. We would definitely book this house again.

  • Submitted: May 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice view and property!

  • 4 of 5

The view was nice and relaxing which was our goal. Very cozy place. The only complaint I have is that the bathrooms were not clean on arrival. I had to clean the back of the toilets before use. The 2 skillets need to be updated, they are worn and not ideal for cooking, it was a challenge. If I had known I would have come prepared with my own stuff. Otherwise, beautiful location and a cozy place to stay.

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
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Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Laguna Park, TX (at the Dam)
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Laguna Park, TX
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Lake Whitney Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Mar 31 2016 - Sep 30 2016
2 night minimum stay
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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Texas Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Away From It All
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • 8 garden chairs
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • jet skiing

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