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Suzanne

Member since: 2007
Speaks english

Grace's Retreat - contemporary home on Smith Lake

47 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this Cullman holiday house

House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths (Sleeps 2-6)

Our summer dates are almost completely booked. If your dates are already booked, we are excited to announce our newest property - Little's on the Lake - available beginning March 1, 2016. The house is located 100 feet from Grace's Retreat and can be rented with Grace's Retreat to accommodate up to 18 people or separately for 10-12 guests. The property is an exact reverse floor plan from Grace's Retreat. It's listing is here: https://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p4118985 or www.littlesonthelake.com.

Escape to a lakeside retreat only 10 minutes from I-65 on Smith Lake in Cullman, Alabama. Relax with your friends and family on the deck while watching your favorite sport on the 70'' flat screen television through the open garage door or with the screens in place. Or watch the sunset from the observation deck above the swim pier.

This unique commercially designed home includes two bedrooms and two full bathrooms. The home can sleep one to six comfortably. The home features an open and large family room, kitchen and dining area. The kitchen is equipped with stainless appliances, granite countertops and with ice/water dispenser in the refrigerator. The home has been professionally decorated by an interior designer.

The home features two large insulated glass garage doors that can be opened for open air and screens that remotely lower to create a completely screened in porch for the entire home.

The home is located within five minutes of Smith Lake Park, with free boat launch.

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • long term rentals available
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Suzanne (Owner)
Member since: 2007
Speaks english

About Suzanne

Grace's Retreat was purchased in 2007 and is a family owned property. It is named for our Grandmother. The home was decorated by our sister who is an interior designer.

Suzanne purchased this house in 2007

Why Suzanne chose Alabama

We purchased Grace's Retreat in 2007. The house is named for our grandmother who passed away in 2008. More than anything she loved having her family together. This house brings family and friends together throughout the year.

What makes this house unique

It is only a short drive from I-65 and is located less than 2 minutes from the public boat launch at Smith Lake Park. With the open floor plan, the house is perfect for large gatherings or getaways for couples, friends, and families.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a wonderful stay. The house is gorgeous and relaxing and perfect. It was a great mix for me and my husband (I am a city girl and he is a country guy).
Jan 2011
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Reviews

4.8
based on 47 traveller reviews

Grace's Retreat - contemporary home on Smith Lake
average rating of 4.787234 based on 48 reviews
5

Beautiful, amazing home!! Love this unique rental!!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I so enjoyed our stay at Gracie's Retreat. Very well stocked and so comfortable! We hope to be back soon!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fabulous and spacious!

  • 5 of 5

We used this house for a bachelorette weekend , and the house couldn't be more perfect. The open kitchen and living room made it so easy for all of us to be in the same room. The living room area was massive and the furniture so comfortable. The house provided everything we needed to cook full meals and the garage doors let in a fabulous Breeze. We would all go back.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great property in great location. Loved the layout and view.

  • 5 of 5

Layout of the house with the two overhead doors that open onto the deck were so nice in the evening. Water was way down in the lake but still a great view. Large park and picnic area within 10 minute walking distance. Area was very quite the end of October when we were there. We will definitely consider returning.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very nice surprise

  • 4 of 5

The property and the owner/manager were both a surprise. Very nice, well equipped and furnished property that I would book again. The owner/manager was extremely responsive to a small issue and made it right immediately. Love the large overhead doors that open up to the deck. Loved staying there.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place! Loved the stay!

  • 5 of 5

Great place!!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very intrigued

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a great time during our stay and very pleased with the response of the owners when the air conditioner went out. They had someone out to fix it with in an hour. Loved every minute of it when the air went out we just raised the garage doors and kept on doing our thing. We've already got with the owner about renting it for a month. The hill was not a good part but when I started driving to the steps then it was much better. Looking forward to our next trip. H Miller

  • Review Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Home is located on Lewis 'Smith Lake' on the Cullman County side of the lake. The property is 10 minutes from Cullman and is located in the small community of Trimble.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Cullman, Alabama

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Off-Peak (2016-2017)
1 Oct 2016 - 30 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$181
A$1,075
A$3,360
 
 
Peak (2017)
1 May 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$202
A$1,210
A$4,301
 
 
Rock the South
1 Jun 2017 - 3 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$672
Flat fee
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee A$81

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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Cullman

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lakefront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • soap
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Full 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Full 2 - toilet , shower enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • wooden decking
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • long term rentals available
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • miniature golf
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing