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Updated family-friendly home located just one mile from lake.

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,875 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights


About the property

All the comforts of home in this 3-bedroom, 2-bath home close to the lake.

Set in a wooded rural neighborhood, this 2-level house has all the comforts of home: 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, eat-in kitchen with granite counter tops, game room, living room, laundry room with washer & dryer, 3 HDTV's with Direct TV and DVD players, 2 large decks, gas grill, fire pit, carport and plenty of additional parking. Home sleeps 8 easily. Close to restaurants, marina, and store/gas station. Owners/operators live next door.

Linda & David Birchett
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
16 July, 2018

About Linda & David Birchett

Living in Oklahoma City and coming to Lake Tenkiller on weekends, my husband and I always wanted to stay at the lake until we wanted to leave--not had to leave to go back to work. We moved to our lake home in 2003 and enjoy boating, fishing, walking, and all of the scenery and entertainment the lake area has to offer. We are now a semi-retired couple who recently fulfilled our dream of completely renovating a house--it just so happens to be next door to our primary residence.

Linda & David Birchett purchased this house in 2013

Why Linda & David Birchett chose Cookson

We purchased this particular property because it is located next door to our home and we wanted to restore it to its former beauty. It turned out even better than we expected! We are anxious to share it with visitors and hope they enjoy the area as much as we do.

What makes this house unique

The property is located on a dead-end gravel road. Wooded lots separate all four houses on the street so there is privacy and solitude, yet residents and visitors are not so secluded as to feel isolated and insecure.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Cookson

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1875 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Upstairs bath - toilet , bath with shower
    Downstairs bath - toilet , bath with shower
  • Both bathrooms have all new fixtures/vanities and include a tub and shower in each.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Downstairs - 1 bunk bed , Twin over queen
    Master - 2 large double bed
  • Three bedrooms including a large master bedroom with queen bed, french doors that open to large upper deck, HDTV with DVD player and Direct TV. Second bedroom upstairs has a queen bed. Downstairs bedroom has a twin over full bunk bed and a full bathroom.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Cookson marina and recreation area is just a mile away.


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Updated family-friendly home located just one mile from lake.
average rating of 4.962963 based on 27 reviews

Warm and welcoming atmosphere!!!

  • 5 of 5


  • Review Submitted: 07/12/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Better than the pictures!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for a great home to come to after a fun day on Lake Tenkiller! The house was true or better than the pictures!! Owners were very responsive and the directions to the house were great! Definitely stay again!

  • Review Submitted: 06/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Great! Will be back!

  • Review Submitted: 20/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Always amazing!

  • 5 of 5

The house was amazing as always! This is our third year to stay here for our annual family reunion. We absolutely love it every time! Linda and David are fantastic to work with and the location is perfect! See you next year!

  • Review Submitted: 27/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Well maintained, peaceful property!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this property! It is very well maintained and clean and in a quiet area. The layout was perfect for our family and we all enjoyed the large covered deck. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: 26/06/2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house!

  • 4 of 5

We loved our time at the house. The location is beautiful. Our kids loved playing on the yard in the front and finding sticks in the woods. The fire pit area is a great place to hang out. We also liked how there were tables and chairs on every porch. It was the perfect place to play games at night.

There are very steep narrow stairs that aren't great for young kids. The boards on the railing on the deck upstairs are also very far apart. It would be very easy for a child to accidentally fall. Other than that the house is an awesome vacation place! The house would be perfect for families with elementary-aged or older kids.

  • Review Submitted: 18/06/2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
0.5 Miles
Rural landing strip.
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
The Deck/Galley
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Cherokee Hills in Tahlequah
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Highway 82
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
The Deck/Galley

Great place to walk and enjoy the wildlife and scenery. Lake Tenkiller offers a variety of water sports and marinas with restaurants and weekend entertainment. Nearby Tahlequah, OK is the capital of the Cherokee Nation and hosts historic buildings and museums.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Cookson

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
9 May 2018 - 27 Sep 2018
2 night minimum stay
Labor Day Weekend
31 Aug 2018 - 2 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Off Season (Fall)
28 Sep 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit AU$337.02
Cleaning Fee AU$87.63

The $250.00 due at booking is for confirmation and damage protection and will be refunded within 14 days provided no deductions are made.

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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