Only a few dates remain for Summer 2019:
MAY 13-23 / JUN 16-23 / JUL29-AUG 4 / AUG 12-22
A recent cancellation has left Jun 16-23 open.
2019 *JAN-APR SPECIAL - 2 NIGHT STAY: $1500+ taxes & fees.
- Church / Corporate meeting
- Fishing Tournament
- Spring Break Family Getaway
- Small Wedding Ceremony
- Family Getaway
- Golf Getaway
1/4/19 to 4/30/19
**NEW FOR 2019: Our guests now can enjoy all the amenities Lake of Egypt Country Club has to offer: Golf ($30, including cart), outdoor pool, restaurant & bar. You can find more information at www.LOECC.com. The clubhouse is about a 1-minute drive (10 minute walk) from our property.
Almost 1,000 feet of lake frontage! Use of 2 kayaks and 2 paddle boards included.
https://www.facebook.com/LakeOfEgyptVacay/ For 360 degree photos and updates on new developments. We only email and book the property through Homeaway/VRBO but FB gives us a better platform for timely property improvement updates and FB supports 360 photos.
Accommodates 25+. 5500 square feet; 3 separate levels with additional kitchenette in walkout basement. 2 kayaks, 2 paddle boards, pool table, hot tub, sauna and two treadmills. Almost every window has lake views. Multiple fountains and water features on the 2 acre property. Gazebo, separate screened in room with and beautiful stone patio with outdoor fire pit. Multiple outdoor seating areas with benches and walking paths. Room for a rental boat and jet skis or bring your own; 2 slips available. Large covered dock has swim platform with water 10+ feet deep. Fishing from shore and dock; deep water off peninsula.
Wi-Fi and Sonos sound system throughout house.
SLEEPING: There is ample space throughout the house for cribs, pallets, sleeping bags and twin mattresses to be put on floor. Let us know if you have questions about sleeping accommodations. As is, we can sleep 28, including 3 twin (floor) mattresses we provide and couch/sectional sleeping surfaces (PLEASE SEE AMENITIES SECTION FOR BEDROOM / SLEEPING DETAILS).
Local marina offers boat, kayak and paddle board rentals.
Bring your own beach towels and other toiletries. We provide 4-5 sets of bath towels and wash cloths in each of the 4 full bathrooms (16-20 wash cloths and bath towels; we'll provide more for larger groups). We also provide toilet paper, liquid hand soap, dish soap and other cleaning supplies. The owner's parents will likely stay in the cottage or nearby during your visit and be there to assist you. Kitchen is fully stocked: utensils, coffee maker (including Keurig coffee maker), pots, pans, spices, etc.
In addition to traditional couches, chairs, etc, we will provide 3 portable tables with 24 chairs so that you may set up your dinners and guest seating arrangements inside or outside, however you desire. Our family rooms are large and can accommodate 10-15 adults without these tables. However, we feel the additional tables and chairs will make your stay more pleasurable.
LAKE OF EGYPT: 2,300 acres. It is approximately 52 feet deep at its deepest point. Anglers can expect to catch a variety of fish including Black Crappie, Bluegill, Carp, Channel Catfish, Hybrid Striped Bass, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, White Crappie and Yellow Bullhead.
Nearby Hiking and Sightseeing:
WINERIES: Multiple scenic wineries nestled in the hills 15+ miles away. Many have live music on the weekends.
STATE and NATIONAL PARKS: Garden of the Gods in the Shawnee National Forest is 45 miles and Trail of Tears State Park is also about 45 miles.