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Lakefront Paradise-Family Fun,Fabulous Views,Private Lighted Pier&Dock, Kayaks!

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Den, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 7)

This is the place you have been looking for! 100 feet of lakefront in one of the most beautiful settings on the lake. Property provides privacy that is difficult to find on Clear Lake.

Lakefront home in lush, spacious, private setting with spectacular views of Clear Lake, mountains and Rattlesnake Island. Private pier and dock to moor boats, swim, fish, kayak or just relax and enjoy the beautiful scenery. Home is modest, but very comfortable, cozy and inviting. It has fabulous lake views, is very nicely furnished and equipped with everthing you need for a great vacation on the lake. Home has wireless internet and wifi service for your convenience. Home is equipped with a new central evaporative cooling system.

Private pier and dock have lighting for night-time use and dock has electric power for charging trolling motor batteries and powering your other electronic accessories. Fish for bass, crappie and catfish right off the dock! Back-yard has ample lighting so you can enjoy the outdoors into the night. Protected cove provides shelter from wind and calm water is perfect for water-skiing, tubing, kayaking, swimming and fishing. Plenty of space to park boat and trailer. Boats can be moored to our dock after launching at free public boat launch. Four wheel drive is recommended if hauling a boat to the property. Clear Lake is a great place to kayak and our guests receive complimentary use of our tandem (two person) kayak and one person fishing kayak, paddles and life vests.

Lakefront Paradise is a nature lovers paradise with lot's of wildlife including deer, blue heron, otters, turtles and numerous species of birds. Plenty of majestic oak trees to provide cool shade on a warm, sunny day. Property has a large grassy area on the lakefront for relaxing, sunbathing, outdoor games, picnicking or just taking in the beautiful view of the lake.

Spacious deck with two patio tables, lounge chair, gas barbeque and spectacular lake views. Perfect for outdoor dining, bird watching or relaxing with a good book. Area is frequently visited by deer, a great photo opportunity.

Lakefront Paradise is a great place to escape, relax and have fun with friends and family on beautiful Clear Lake. Rated the third best bass fishing lake in the country with great fishing right off the dock!

We take great pride in making all of our guests feel welcome and making their lake vacation and enjoyable memorable experience. We are available to respond to questions by phone or e-mail any time and have a caretaker that can respond to any issues 7 days a week.

Once you relax and unwind, you will never want to leave!

ABOUT LAKE COUNTY AND CLEARLAKE

Clear Lake is the largest natural freshwater lake in the State of California. Visitors enjoy fishing, swimming, sailing, wind surfing, water-skiing, boating, and riding jet skis. Individuals can rent boats and personal watercraft from several local businesses. Clear Lake can be found in beautiful Lake County, approximately 120 minutes northwest of Sacramento and 120 minutes northeast of San Francisco. For fourteen consecutive years Lake County has had the cleanest air in all of California. Winters are mild here, generally 40s and 50s and Summer temperatures are usually in the 80s and 90s.

The lake itself is truly magnificent. It stretches nearly twenty miles in length and includes over 100 miles of shoreline. Considered a “warm water” lake, the bass fishing is unrivaled as witnessed by the many fishing tournaments held here annually. The record large mouth bass caught out of this lake weighed a whopping 17.52 pounds!

Clear Lake is a clean, healthy, nutrient rich lake which can produce algae blooms during periods of warm temperatures, particularly in mid-August.

Keywords: Lake House, Vacation Home, Lakefront, Lake View, Pier, Dock

More Details

Owner
Christy and Dave
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 23, 2017

About Christy and Dave

We have owned this home for over fifteen years. Our children have grown up vacationing with us at this very special place. They caught their first fish off the dock here, developed a love for nature and learned to water ski. It's our pleasure to share this unique property with you and your family.

Christy and Dave purchased this house in 2000

What makes this house unique

This property is one of the few lakefront homes on Clear Lake that offers so much space and privacy. Majestic oak trees offer plenty of shade on a warm summer day.

Large lawn area just above beach to relax and enjoy the beautiful scenery. Located in a protected cove that provides smooth water for water-skiing, tubing, kayaking and fishing.

Lots of wildlife, including deer that visit meadow above house on a daily basis, great blue heron that perch on the dock to catch a fish for a meal, otters, turtles, grebes and more.

Private pier and large dock to moor boats, fish, swim or just relax on. Catch bass and catfish right off the dock.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dave and Christy,

Your place is fantastic, I caught to two bass in the 4-5 lb range on a spawning bed at your dock, Eileen and I have been to wineries daily, well organized and the comfort we were looking for, we came back one day and a deer was bedded down in the shrubs at the carport as though he was your pet.

Thank You,

Al and Eileen
May 2015
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Map

Nearest Airport
150 Miles
Sacramento, San Francisco, Oakland
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Highway 20
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Happy Garden, Clear Lake Oaks
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Clear Lake Oaks
Nearest Point of Interest
Whelan Cove
Nearest Point of Interest
Rattlesnake Island
Nearest Point of Interest
Landmark - Two story House with Tile Roof
Nearest Point of Interest
Landmark - Three story Bright Yellow House ( ocate cove
Nearest Point of Interest
Clearlake Oaks Free Public Boat Launch
Nearest Point of Interest
Clearlake Free Public Boat Launch located at Redbud Park
Car: necessary

Kayaking, fishing, swimming, boating, bird watching, cards, puzzles, various games.

Amenities

Honeymoon Cove House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Max. adults: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Hall Bathroom - toilet , shower , Accessible from hall and second bedroom.
    Master Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower , Large sunken tub, two sinks.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Second Bedroom - 1 queen
    Den - 4 twin/ single , Day beds in Den.
  • King size beds (1) King Bed in Masterbedroom, Queen size Bed (1) Queen Bed in second bedroom, Twin or Single Beds (4) in Den. Linens are provided.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 10 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Private Pier and Dock. Pier and dock have lighting for night time use. Electric power at dock to charge trolling motor batteries. Water available at dock as well! Home is cooled with a new central evaporative cooling system.

Reviews

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Lakefront Paradise-Family Fun,Fabulous Views,Private Lighted Pier&Dock, Kayaks!
average rating of 4.589286 based on 92 reviews
SF Bay Area
5

Great Getaway

  • 5 of 5

My family had a wonderful time on our second stay at the Lakefront Paradise property. We really enjoyed the backyard, especially since the lake is right there. The green area right before the bridge unto to the dock is a great place for kids to run and have fun. The house is well kept and in great order and we appreciated the updated furnishings. There is plenty to do with the family between the kayaking (which was provided at the site), books, movies, boardgames, and fishing we couldn't ask for more. The people in Clearlake are also really nice and appreciative of your business. We plan on taking a long trip and short trip every year to this site. Keep up the great work we really love it.

  • Submitted: Nov 22, 2011
  • Stayed: Nov 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous Lakefront Property!

  • 5 of 5

Our family spent a week at Lakefront Paradise during the week of the Labor Day holiday. The home and property were fabulous. Home was very clean and fresh and had everything we needed for our week long stay. The beds were comfortable and the cooling system kept the home comfortable even during 100 plus degree days. The water filtration system worked great, the water smelled fresh and clean (we saw a previous review that said the water had an odor to it). There is plenty of cookware, dishes and utensils. The BBQ worked great. Home has Wi-Fi and nice HDTV with plenty of cable channels and local sports coverage. Views from the home, deck and property of the lake are absolutely beautiful. We used the kayaks provided by owners. It was easy to launch them right from shore at the ramp and the cove is protected from the wind so it is perfect for kayaking. We spent much of our time on the large dock fishing and swimming. The water was warm and the dock has a swim ladder. The fishing off the dock was excellent, we caught many large mouth bass and a 15 pound catfish. We enjoyed watching the egrets and great blue heron that frequented the cove as well as the family of river otters that swam by. We ventured out to visit several wineries in the area and highly recommend doing that as many are located on very scenic properties and the wine is fantastic. Many of the wineries don't charge for tasting or charge only $5 which they refund if you buy a bottle of wine. Very relaxed atmosphere at the wineries. Everyone we ran across was very friendly, the county has a small town country feeling to it, a refreshing escape from the hectic Bay Area. We ate at several very good restaurants that the owners recommended to us. We definitely plan to come back to Lakefront Paradise again in the future!

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Foster City, CA
5

Lakefront Paradise - Our Home Away

  • 5 of 5

We've been coming to Lakefront Paradise now for 12 years. We're Clear Lake veterans, and stayed in various vacation homes around the lake before discovering this one -- at which point, we knew we'd never go anywhere else again.

My husband loves fishing - and the dock set-up is ideal. And I enjoy the fabulous deck and lake views, along with the all of the "comforts of home" that the spacious house provides (great WiFi, TV, furnishings and fitted-out kitchen). But most important for us, the owners take a personal interest in the property and are always available if we have questions or special needs.

A sense of serenity permeates the place; it's just far enough from town to feel entirely remote - while still being close enough to easily access services. And the surrounding woods are filled with beautiful wildlife. I cannot imagine a better place for a getaway!

We come up at least 2x per year, and plan to continue doing so for as long as we can . . .

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location. Beautiful view.

  • 5 of 5

Wish I could have stayed longer. The house was great. The kids loved jumping off the dock and swimming. The kayak got lots of use. That was a favorite. We brought a jet ski and it was great having the dock. I wasn't sure how clear the water would be but it was fine. The water on the other side of the lake was really really green and gross and smelly but not on the side where this house is. The Alhambra water was a nice touch. Instant hot and cold. There was even a fire pit and we roasted marshmallows. I did have to call the owner once and he picked right up and was very nice. We brought our dog and had permission and it's so great not to leave her behind since she is part of the family. But no worries because the place was very clean and fresh. I've stayed other pet friendly places that were not too clean. If you are considering this place it's very private and relaxing.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Overrated, not worth the money.

  • 1 of 5

We were very disappointed in this rental. On first arrival this home appears to be a converted Mobile home. As soon as we opened the door we were hit with a musty and mildew/mold smell that never went away. The home had been very recently cleaned but just didn't smell like it. The rental has a swamp cooler not A/C which did not keep the house cool at all. In fact the swampcooler which uses water to cool the air made every thing feel damp. Beds, sheets and couches always damp. Carpet in the bathrooms which is discusting. Masterbath Shower was full of ants. Water into the house is lake water and smells like the algae in the lake. Taking a shower you never feel clean and smell worse than you did before the shower. The "beach" was non existent as the reeds in the water grew all the way to the shore and were about three feet tall. The only small water entrance was at the boat ramp which the cement was completely slimy and slippery so you couldn't safely enter from there either. But honestly the water was so full of algae you don't want to go in!!!

Unrelated to the owner but important information to have before booking this home: there are no activities in town if you leave the rental. The Clearlake area appears to be overrun with Meth addicts. The few restaurants around are substandard (pack in all your food), the neighbors three doors down love to play their music to be heard for miles and will speed by in their boats very close to your dock morning and night.

Needless to say, we cut our trip short only staying two nights in our week rental.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Debbie, we are truly sorry to hear that you did not have a positive experience. We do everything possible to make our home and property comfortable and enjoyable for our guests and utilize feedback to make things better for our future guests. We do wish that you had called us during your stay with your concerns. We are always available to address issues or provide suggestions on things to do, places to see or good restaurants in the area. Lake County has much to offer with many fabulous wineries, State Parks, beaches, hiking trails and country museums. We have a caretaker who is available seven days a week that could have come out during your stay and addressed any issues with the ants, slippery boat launch, cooling system and water system. We have had the cooling system and our commercial water filtration system serviced since your stay and they are working very well without the issues that you describe. We have never experienced that issue with the cooling system and the water filtration system produces fresh clean water in the house. The neighbors you refer to were guests staying at another vacation rental in our cove. We are located in a very quiet peaceful cove on the lake. Our cleaners do a meticulous job of cleaning the house and we constantly get great feedback from our guests about how clean and fresh the home is. We are located in the deepest arm of the lake and algae is much less of an issue than other parts of the lake. There is algae in the lake in August when it gets very hot and temperatures were over 100 degrees during your stay. We have been renting our vacation home now for almost ten years with over 500 bookings and this is the first and only one star rating we have received so your experience is certainly not typical. We do everything we possibly can to make every stay a memorable experience for each of our guests and most of our business is from repeat guests as a result. Regards, Dave and Christy
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5

Beat Vacation on the Lake

  • 5 of 5

It was bigger than expected and had all the ammenanitie when away from home. The fishing was the best and had the best water toys for the kids. Its tucked away from all the crouds and perfect for peace and quite. The kitchen has all the utensils and a nice bbq as well. All in all a good deal for the money.

Thanks Robert N.

Riverside,Ca.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $115
Additional Guest Fee $20 per person per night
Pet Fee $50
Damage Deposit $500

Check-in time: 3pm. Check-out time: 11am.
Pets accepted on case by case basis. Max 2 pets. Please identify age and breed of pet.
$20/nt additional charge per person for over 5 guests. Maximum of 7 guests. No exceptions.

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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