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Nestled On 8 Private, Wooded Acres On The Shore Of Grand Lake St Marys

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom/2 Bath Chalet With Private Beach

Enjoy eight beautiful, undisturbed waterfront acres, complete with woods and plenty of open space. Enjoy the scenery from the front deck or take a stroll to your private beach. The 8 acres is fully furnished and decorated with comfort in mind. It has a large living room with stone fireplace, fully equipped kitchen, including refrigerator, oven and microwave. Your own private beach on Grand Lake St Marys for enjoying the evening by the fire pit or fishing right out your door. Also, you can boat on the 13,500 acre lake and see the privately owned island in the middle of the lake. There are several pubs and eateries around the lake for your dining pleasure. You can grill on the back patio if you want to entertain at home.

Retta Dircksen
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time
Within a day
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
13 September, 2018

About Retta Dircksen

Kenny and Sandi Hole invite you to enjoy The 8 Acres as your own. Kenny and Sandi live in their own lakeside home just a few minutes away in St Marys. They are thrilled to help you share the peace, quiet, and adventure that awaits on the banks of Grand Lake.

Retta Dircksen purchased this chalet in 2009

Why Retta Dircksen chose Saint Marys

The couple purchased the property in 2009 after learning it was one of the last undeveloped private parcels on Grand Lake St Marys.

What makes this chalet unique

The 8 Acres is a nice location for a weekend couples' getaway for time alone, an energetic family who loves the water or a group of friends just getting away from the hustle and bustle of city life, the 8 Acres is for you!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chalet rental in Saint Marys

Property Type:
  • chalet
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - toilet
  • 1 bathroom on the second level and 1 on the main floor
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 3 single bed
    Bedroom 1 - 2 single bed
  • 3 bedrooms, 2 on the second level and 1 on the main floor
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Max occupancy is 8 persons, 7 in beds and 1 on the couch.


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Nestled On 8 Private, Wooded Acres On The Shore Of Grand Lake St Marys
average rating of 3.9473684 based on 19 reviews

Great place to stay.

  • 5 of 5

The ambiance of the property is very soothing. The weather was perfect. There is a wide open view of the lake. Would love to stay for an entire week.

  • Review Submitted: 13/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. We strive to make our guests number one. Hopefully you can come again and stay a week. Thanks, Retta Dircksen, Leasing Manager
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Very enjoyable!

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed our brief stay! Hope to return next year.

  • Review Submitted: 29/07/2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place to stay!

  • 4 of 5

We stayed here with my 80 year old parents and totally enjoyed our stay! The cabin is cozy and close to the water and very private. Definitely would consider staying again if I wanted a quiet place to relax. It is very serene and easy to drive to things for an afternoon, especially if your are doing the Crossed Tip Churches tour or Maria Stein Shrine. I would not recommend it for swimming but for fishing off the shore, two thumbs up!

  • Review Submitted: 16/07/2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very private and serene property. We enjoyed our stay SO MUCH! Wonderful!!

  • 5 of 5

Quiet. Waterfront. Very serene and enjoyable stay. Would and plan on renting again!

  • Review Submitted: 28/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice, peaceful and quit, fantastic lake view good fishing

  • 5 of 5

Very nice, peaceful and quit, fantastic lake view good fishing

  • Review Submitted: 15/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful property / Disappointed upon arrival

  • 2 of 5

The cabin was beautiful, we were surprised to find there was an on site property manager. She was very friendly. We were extremely disappointed to find out we were unable to float, boat or swim. We chose this place so our 5 kids could do these activities. The lake is so toxic, we were warned by the folks around town not to even touch the water. I looked on the internet and found further information of high levels of phosphorus and E. Coli along with toxic algae are in the waters which might explain all the dead fish. This has been known for many years and nothing was said prior to the booking. The cabin is cozy, the property was very clean and we had most of what we needed. If you want a pretty view but no water activities, this is the place.

  • Review Submitted: 17/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit AU$205.83

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.