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Lone Cabin Overlooking Private 48 Acre Bass Fishing Lake

Sleeps4
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Space 900 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Cabin, Studio + Loft, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

We also offer a large house across the lake. 4 bedroom, 3 1/2 bath sleeps 12. VRBO # 1235574 if you would like more accommodations.

Private lakefront cabin nestled among quiet woodland overlooks a serene 48 acre lake stocked with trophy large mouth bass, catfish and bream and is home to dozens of bird species. A breathtaking view greets you as you drive up to this cozy cabin. Enjoy the big blue vista as you relax on the large front porch and listen to the sounds of nature. Early risers will be rewarded most morning with a spectacular sunrise. This well appointed cabin has a full kitchen complete with cookware, dishes, and the appliances you need; microwave, refrigerator, 4-burner electric stove and coffeepot. The quaint living area has a dinette, reading chair, and double bed. Upstairs a loft bedroom with two twin beds overlooks the lake and seems to sway with the trees. A separate bathroom with shower is just off the main area. Linens and towels are provided. A perfect place to read, relax and enjoy some peace and quiet. If you're ready to get away from crowds and the typical tourist traps, then this is what you've been looking for! For the fishing or birding enthusiast; it's paradise!

The 184 acre property hosts only the Lake house (VRBO property # 1235574) and this cabin, which is on the opposite side of the lake. Bass fishing enthusiasts are also able to reserve their spot, up to 6 boats per day.

Keywords: trophy bass fishing, secluded cabin, lakefront, bird watching

More Details

Owner
Mike and Katri Welford
Member since: 2012
Speaks english
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
22 July, 2018

About Mike and Katri Welford

Mike and Katri live in Lucedale, Mississippi and have two other properties on VRBO, The Lake House on Dreamstrike (#404662) and Pelican Dunes in Gulf Shores, AL ( #1279161). They are both professionals who enjoy the connections the properties offer. Mike owns and operates convenience stores and Katri is a public school teacher. They have 2 grown sons and 2 not -so-grown daughters.

Mike and Katri Welford purchased this cabin in 1994

Why Mike and Katri Welford chose Lucedale

This land was connected to family owned land and it was our dream to watch our children grow up much like we were raised; in the countryside enjoying all that nature and family could provide. Nowhere around offers such views and sunsets. The lake brings a peace and solitude to the soul and the surrounding woodland provides glimpses of wildlife and sounds of nature not often found in our busy lives.

This property is connected to family owned land which was homesteaded in 1896. The house was built in 1994, the lake was completed and stocked in 2004 and the cabin in 2006.

What makes this cabin unique

Front porch swing, fire-pit by the lake, boat dock, bbq grill.

Trophy bass-fishing on DreamStrike Lake. FISHING FEES ARE SEPARATE FROM CABIN RENTAL. The 184 acre property has the Lake house (VRBO property # 1235574) and this cabin, which is on the opposite side of the lake. It is also hosts bass fishing enthusiasts and can accommodate up to 6 boats per day. Call Mike at 601-508-4707 to reserve a spot on the calendar.

Bird lovers will enjoy dozens of species of waterfowl, raptors, wading birds and shorebirds in this lush environment. A pair of bald eagles has been spotted several times hunting in the lake.

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin rental in Lucedale

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Shower, vanity with mirror, toilet. Guests should bring all consumables; toiletries and toilet paper.
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
Notes:
Lake access with floating dock and waterside fire-pit.

Reviews

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average rating of 4.8285713 based on 70 reviews
5

Cozy cabin with a great view

  • 5 of 5

Spent two nights, and would do it again. Local eatery nearby, Rocky Creek Catfish Cottage, is all you’ll need for your stay. If you want to get away from the everyday rundown, this is the place to stay.

  • Review Submitted: 11/07/2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Everything was perfect, exactly what I needed.

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was perfect, peaceful and quiet. A beautiful sunrise over the lake. I also had no issues with any bugs, mainly mosquitos even at night. I will be returning again soon.

  • Review Submitted: 24/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great time, again.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the cabin for the third time and loved it again. We are already planning our next stay. Thanks Katri and Mike!

  • Review Submitted: 14/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Okay.

  • 2 of 5

Disappointed in the fishing. I thought it was a private lake but it’s a pay lake

Hidden costs for fishing, and VRBO costs are misleading when you see cost per night

Doubt I will do vrbo again nor would I recommend it

Owner of place was nice but that was only good part of this trip

  • Review Submitted: 23/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Not As Advertised

  • 2 of 5

Was impressed when I first arrived. Nice cabin and nice location. However, this leads you to believe that this lake is private. It's far from that. Woke up early to start fishing and there was 10 to 12 bass boats in the lake fishing. There was also a big deep sea boat. The lake is not close to big enough to support all of this and it mentions nothing about it in the advertisement. No way to enjoy fishing like this. So, my wife and I bring chairs to the pier to sit and visit. Almost impossible because of a large group of people in the house across the lake yelling and screaming and a dog that never stopped barking. This is more like a public fishing lake with a cabin on it. Not as advertised.

  • Review Submitted: 29/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Joseph, for your review. Mike and I take the guest comments to heart and we will make some changes based upon your experience. Our land is private and secluded. It is on 182 acres of private property. We are not trying to deceive anyone with the word private. It doesn't mean you won't see other people. But there are only the two dwellings on the property, the cabin and the lake house, which we also rent out; this is also noted on the rental description. A view on google maps will also support our claim that the area is remote, and private. Very little traffic or neighbors. We do, however, allow people to come in and day fish on the lake. Our fishing boat limit is 6 boats per day. The day you saw so many boats was because of a corporate event on that Saturday. It was an engineering firm who rented the house and allowed their supervisors to enjoy a day of fishing. They did also launch a 23 ft. "bay boat". We specify that all boats are to be kept at idle and must not cause wakes. Mike spent some time with the group that day and didn't notice anything out of the ordinary. We had no idea they were disturbing you and regret we were unaware of your situation. Mike and I give out our phone numbers and tell our guests to call us if they need anything. I wish you had alerted us so we could address the noise problems with the other guests. We will definitely be more careful to let our guests on the opposite side know if an event is taking place. We will also make sure that the peace and solitude of the lake is not compromised. Hopefully, our guests will let us know immediately if there is excess noise. I apologize that you weren't 100% satisfied with your stay at our cabin. Katri
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Good stay!

  • 4 of 5

Definitely a cute secluded cabin! A little disappointed in the fishing- we only caught two bass from the pier in front of the cabin. We were also under the impression it would be private however anyone can pay to fish on the lake. My oldest son had a blast crappie fishing next to the pier. Overall a fun family weekend and Would definitely consider coming back.

  • Review Submitted: 06/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Mobile, AL
Nearest Restaurant
7 Miles
Rocky Creek Catfish Cottage
Car: necessary

The closest GPS to this property is: 158 Pat Eubanks Road, Lucedale, Mississippi. This address will be approximately 1/4 mile from cabin driveway. Travel past 158 Pat Eubanks (old grey farm house with maroon trim) on right and take next left at 2-rut drive. This is marked by a NO TRESPASSING sign. The drive "S"s around to the cabin on the left side and behind a green utilities box. Cabin overlooks lake.

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Rates & Availability

Contact Owner

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$67.4
Pet Fee AU$26.96

Check-in at 4 pm; check-out at 11 am. Bass fishing is paid upon arrival and booked separately from cabin rental. Call Mike at 601-508-4707 to reserve a spot on the calendar. Bass fishing is $50 per adult per day - sun up to sun down. Bring your own boat. Bank fishing is complimentary with cabin rental. ALL BASS ARE CATCH AND RELEASE ONLY. NO LIVE BAIT ALLOWED EXCEPT CRICKETS AND WORMS. See dreamstrikelake.com for more info.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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