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BEST VIEW on Lake Hamilton

Bedrooms 1
Space 92 m²
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Rustic lake front cottage with boat dock and great views!

No kidding, the view is spectacular with Mount Riante in the distance. We are on the main channel facing due South which is important because it means NO MOSQUITOS and there is always a nice breeze.

We are just outside the city limits of Hot Springs which means we are minutes away from everything, 5 minutes from Oaklawn Park, yet located on a private, quiet peninsula.

We have a boat dock available with a marina a few hundred yards away to gas up the boat. You will put your boat in at Hill Wheatley park and hop across the main channel to our boat dock.

We have covered parking for your vehicle or your boat trailer. You will want to put your boat in prior to coming to cottage as we have a steep driveway.

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Chris Schmiedeke
Member since: 2012
Speaks english
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
22 March, 2018

About Chris Schmiedeke

Myself, my wife and our two girls live in Dallas, Texas. My wife is originally from Hot Springs and we travel here as much as time will allow.

We love the Hot Springs area, and wanted someplace on the lake where we could get away.

Chris Schmiedeke purchased this cottage in 2004

Why Chris Schmiedeke chose Hot Springs

We love this property because of the spectacular views and southerly breeze. We had a place in a cove at one time, and the mosquitos were unbearable.

Our home is a rustic 50+ year old cottage built right on the lake. Multiple decks to lounge on, a boat dock and steps right down into the water.

Check the photos and reviews to learn more about our vacation home. If you are expecting the Ritz Carlton, this is not your place. This is a fantastic rustic cottage where you can hang out at night and spend your days in the water. It is private and quiet with the rumble of boat engines and waves to put you to sleep on the deck.

What makes this cottage unique

There are multiple decks to lounge on and great swimming. We are minutes from everything by both boat and car. It is a perfect location.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage rental in Hot Springs

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 92 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View
  • Historic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 8
  • Queen size Beds (2), Murphy Beds (1) We have a bed in the den with a trundle beneath.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • diving
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
This is a rustic 50+ year old cottage/lake house. If you are expecting the Ritz Carlton, look elsewhere. We have everything you need for a fantastic stay. Read the reviews and photos to determine if it is a place for you.


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BEST VIEW on Lake Hamilton
average rating of 4.271605 based on 81 reviews
Delaware, Ohio

Fun. Fun fun

  • 5 of 5

Tied our rafts to the pier and floated for 2 days. Thank you.

  • Review Submitted: 17/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Laurie! Glad you enjoyed your stay.
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The property has beautiful views. It was clean and comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our vacation in the lake house. The house is well equipped and has a great outdoor space to take full advantage of the lakeside location and views.

  • Review Submitted: 14/03/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Not what I expected..

  • 2 of 5

I did not realize how steep the driveway was. To me this was roller coaster STEEP! I had a severe anxiety attack due to the drive to the cabin and driveway. There was an open access to the master tub, which looked like it was in process of repair. But this allowed, access for a large rodent to the cabin. We had to leave after that first night and stay at the Hampton Inn for the remainder of the weekend.

  • Review Submitted: 28/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Longview, Texas

Great getaway

  • 4 of 5

All was as advertised. My wife and I really enjoyed our stay. We recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: 17/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the review. Glad you enjoyed your stay!
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Relaxing Lakefront Girls Weekend

  • 5 of 5

We planned a quick 2 day getaway for a girls weekend and this was a great property and location. The views were amazing and we enjoyed sitting on the beautiful deck and having a glass of wine at sunset or coffee in the morning. The home was everything we needed for a weekend stay and the location is close to downtown and other conveniences like Walmart. The description of the property is very accurate; this is a rustic, quaint property and very nice especially for the price. It offered several nice amenities like indoor/outdoor speakers, great air conditioning and plenty of space. The property is dog friendly as well which I loved so I could bring my sweet fur baby with us. As others mentioned the only cons are that the beds were a little hard but nothing major for a short stay, there didn't seem to be a dustpan which would have been helpful just to sweep up bits of dog food from the floor and there were a couple dead bugs on the sink in the bathroom off the kitchen . . . again, this is a rustic place so nothing we didn't expect. Some of the photos on the site are no longer up to date and some of the furnishings have been changed. There are 2 new large, comfortable leather couches in the living room but there is no longer an outdoor couch on the deck. This was replaced with adirondack chairs which still provided good seating but we wished we had the nice lounge seating on the deck. We had a great time and I will definitely be booking the property again on our next visit! Thanks for the great stay!

  • Review Submitted: 25/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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this place was amazing, the sunsets are to die for!!!

  • 5 of 5

This cabin was so adorable and very clean, we never left it the whole time we was there! Lake Hamilton was so beautiful!!! If you are up in the Hot Springs area you should stay here you won't regret it at all.

  • Review Submitted: 18/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much. I love the sunsets up there!
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Minutes from downtown Hot Springs and Oaklawn Horse racing and gaming.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cottage in Hot Springs

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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection AU$75.18
Cleaning Fee AU$108.32
Tax Rate 10.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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