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Grace's Retreat - contemporary home on Smith Lake

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths (Sleeps 2-6)

Escape to a lakeside retreat only 10 minutes from I-65 on Smith Lake in Cullman, Alabama. Relax with your friends and family on the deck while watching your favorite sport on the 70'' flat screen television through the open garage door or with the screens in place. Or watch the sunset from the observation deck above the swim pier.

This unique commercially designed home includes two bedrooms and two full bathrooms. The home can sleep one to six comfortably. The home features an open and large family room, kitchen and dining area. The kitchen is equipped with stainless appliances, granite countertops and with ice/water dispenser in the refrigerator. The home has been professionally decorated by an interior designer.

The home features two large insulated glass garage doors that can be opened for open air and screens that remotely lower to create a completely screened in porch for the entire home.

The home is located within five minutes of Smith Lake Park, with free boat launch.

If your date is already booked, we are excited to announce our newest property - Little's on the Lake. The house is located 100 feet from Grace's Retreat and can be rented with Grace's Retreat to accommodate up to 18 people or separately for 10-12 guests. The property is an exact reverse floor plan from Grace's Retreat. It's listing is here: https://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p4118985 or www.littlesonthelake.com.

More Details

Owner
Suzanne
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 26, 2018

About Suzanne

Grace's Retreat was purchased in 2007 and is a family owned property. It is named for our Grandmother. The home was decorated by our sister who is an interior designer.

Suzanne purchased this house in 2007

Why Suzanne chose Cullman

We purchased Grace's Retreat in 2007. The house is named for our grandmother who passed away in 2008. More than anything she loved having her family together. This house brings family and friends together throughout the year.

What makes this house unique

It is only a short drive from I-65 and is located less than 2 minutes from the public boat launch at Smith Lake Park. With the open floor plan, the house is perfect for large gatherings or getaways for couples, friends, and families.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a wonderful stay. The house is gorgeous and relaxing and perfect. It was a great mix for me and my husband (I am a city girl and he is a country guy).
Jan 2011
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Amenities

Cullman House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lakefront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Full 1 - toilet , shower
    Full 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(73 traveler reviews)

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Grace's Retreat - contemporary home on Smith Lake
average rating of 4.767123 based on 74 reviews
5

Quiet and clean!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time spending the weekend here. We loved the garage doors and spent tons of time on the huge back deck. We will definitely be back! The only thing that could make it better is if it was pet friendly! :)

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The pictures on the website didn’t do it justice, when you walked in it was breath taking. We loved

  • 5 of 5

This was a perfect place for what I had in mind for my fiancé and best friend birthday surprise. Suzanne the owner was one of the best people you could have had to walk you through every expect even down to the weather. Thank you

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice roomy

  • 4 of 5

The house was awesome, the only thing that I was disappointed in was that the storm a couple weeks ago destroyed the pier. The garage door concept was great.

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Second Timers

  • 5 of 5

This is our second stay and we will come again! It is so relaxing to look out over the water. We tell all of our friends to look it up online and book a weekend!

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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I was very impressed with this home. It was clean, tidy and had everything in it that we needed.

  • 5 of 5

This home is absolutely lovely.. If you're just looking for a place to sit and relax and spend some quality time with a loved one or family, it's perfect. It is on the water but it's a very steep walk to it. The garage door windows in the living room and the kitchen are fantastic. The deck was very nice. My friends and I have already discussed visiting there again.

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very relaxing and good location

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful lake house. Had a wonderful time with family and friends. Planning on coming back in the summer. Enjoyed the upper deck fire pit and privacy. Suzanne thought about everything you could need đź‘Ś

  • Submitted: Dec 27, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
HSV/BHM

Home is located on Lewis 'Smith Lake' on the Cullman County side of the lake. The property is 10 minutes from Cullman/I-65 and is located in the small community of Trimble.

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $60

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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