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Grace's Retreat - contemporary home on Smith Lake

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • children welcome

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 day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
March 26, 2017

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 Alabama

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:
  • Max. occupancy 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
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
  • 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
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • miniature golf
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

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

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(50 traveler reviews)

Grace's Retreat - contemporary home on Smith Lake
average rating of 4.8 based on 51 reviews
5

Very nice

  • 5 of 5

Coming from Ohio and its horrible winters to beautiful 70 degree weather was enough. Adding the views from Grace's Retreat put our experience over the top.

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great weekend retreat!

  • 5 of 5

Nice property and great view of the lake. No luck with fishing however

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful Getaway

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I have stayed at numerous locations/cabins on Smith Lake over the years but, this is absolutely the most impressionable site we've ever stayed. Love the studio design. All comforts of home are right there! The proximity to the town of Cullman is only 10 minutes away. And also, the view is second to none!

There is no doubt that we will be calling Mrs. Suzanne again for future stays on the Lake!

You wont be disappointed with this cabin...

Charlie Glass

  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful, amazing home!! Love this unique rental!!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I so enjoyed our stay at Gracie's Retreat. Very well stocked and so comfortable! We hope to be back soon!

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fabulous and spacious!

  • 5 of 5

We used this house for a bachelorette weekend , and the house couldn't be more perfect. The open kitchen and living room made it so easy for all of us to be in the same room. The living room area was massive and the furniture so comfortable. The house provided everything we needed to cook full meals and the garage doors let in a fabulous Breeze. We would all go back.

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great property in great location. Loved the layout and view.

  • 5 of 5

Layout of the house with the two overhead doors that open onto the deck were so nice in the evening. Water was way down in the lake but still a great view. Large park and picnic area within 10 minute walking distance. Area was very quite the end of October when we were there. We will definitely consider returning.

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Cullman House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Off-Peak (2016-2017)
Oct 1 2016 - Apr 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$135
$800
$2,500
 
 
Peak (2017)
May 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$150
$900
$3,200
 
 
Rock the South
Jun 1 2017 - Jun 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
$500
Flat fee
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $60

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

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