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Monica & Andy Wells

Member since: 2012
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Speaks english

Look-Out Lodge on Lake Cumberland.

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

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Photos and Description of the Russell Springs vacation lodge rental

Log & Stone Lodge, 5 Bedrooms, 4.5 Baths, (Sleeps up to 12 guests)

Welcome to the 2016 season on Lake Cumberland. As the owners of Look-Out Lodge (LOL) we take personal pride in making sure each guest has a memorable and relaxing stay. And from the reviews and comments from our past guests, we hope to show how sincere we are about the quality of our property being offered. This is a great time to be looking for your next summers vacation stay while open dates for 2017 are still available. Most of our inquiries start to come in during this time of the year for the following summer, so now is a great time to reserve your spot.

Look-Out Lodge is a true lake front property. Unlike many other rental properties that boast "lake front and water views" that are seasonal (winter) or obstructed views, that is not the case here at LOL. We have 365 days of unobstructed views of Lake Cumberland (not Cumberland River) from any of the four floors on our property. There is nothing blocking the views of the lake and the surround bluffs from anywhere on our property. The views are breathtaking as noted by our previous guests.

And for our returning house guests you will see some noticeable additions that we have made in 2016 to make LOL a more relaxing and entertaining stay for you and your guests. This includes a new 42 inch Smart WIFI high definition flat screen with full surround sound stereo system with Bluetooth technology in the Great Room, perfect for watching sports, Netflix or connecting to your mobile devices, which is all included. All new solid quartz counter tops for the main kitchen and bar area. We also added four new adjustable bar stools for the 3rd floor kitchen bar area. Also new was the addition of a 6 person high end outdoor dining table with swivel chairs to accommodate the larger groups. Although we limit our house guests to 12 persons in total, we now have outdoor dining seating on the third floor balcony that can easily accommodate up to 14 people at one time. And that's just on the 3rd floor deck alone. Other requests from guests recently was for a Kureig coffee maker for the main kitchen and hair dryers for each bathroom. Well, we heard you and added them as well.

Look-Out Lodge is a four story custom built log and stone home which has a total of 5,275 sq. ft. of indoor living space and over 2,800 sq. ft. of wrap around porches on both the 2nd and 3rd floor. There is an additional court yard on the 1st level facing the lake with another private tiled patio with outdoor dining table and four dining room swivel chairs with accessed either through the recreation room or by the outdoor stair case. The lake views from this patio are also breath taking. We would also include pictures of the vast balconies, but VRBO limits the number of pictures that we can post. Just e-mail us your request for additional photos and we would love to share them to you. We will respond to each e-mail inquiry within 12 hours or less, but you can always call us directly anytime to discuss your group's needs. As owners, we are very actively involved in the management of Look-Out Lodge and we love to interact with potential guests and answer any questions you may have. Our mission to our guests is to make your trip to LOL as memorable as possible before, during and after your stay. We always communicate with our expected guests on every level of your trip so you are confident about your trip and your stay.

LOL is fully equipped with more than the average rental property because it is also our vacation home. We have decorated each of the many rooms individually with fine detail and furnishings to give a unique perspective to this log home. Each individual bedroom is specifically furnished and decorated based on a theme and each has it's own engraved suite name above the entrances to give it that "personal touch" This also allows guests to pick their own bedrooms in advance of arriving to avoid who's sleeping where. Each year there are new features added to the lodge that repeat house guests will notice. And the views of the lake and the surrounding vistas from the lodge will keep you outside on the decks more than inside. You can see for miles all around. And don't worry if the weather is bad. All of the balconies are fully covered so you can sit back, relax and enjoy the views no matter what the weather brings. There is casual seating all along the main 3rd floor deck as well as a 4 person bar height table and swivel chairs for guests to enjoy. There are two outdoor dining tables with swivel chairs that will accommodate 14 diners. We also provide cushioned swivel rockers; wooden rocking chairs and two double seated gliders which face the front yard to welcome your guests as they arrive. These were all hand crafted by the local Amish community. There is also a double person hammock on a Viking stand on the main deck that has been a real hit with our guests. Whether your dining out, having drinks or just relaxing the outdoor balconies are perfect any time of the day or night. Especially to enjoy the wild life or just watching the boat traffic go by. There is an abundance of wild life everywhere in this wooded community of only two homes. There are a variety colorful native birds in our community that we are more then happy to feed so they will stick around.

Look-Out Lodge has a total of 5 bedrooms; 4 1/2 bathrooms; 2 kitchens; great room and dining room on the main floor (3rd floor); a second living room & dining room on the 2nd floor as well as the recreation and game room on the 1st floor. For reservations for 8 persons or less we have the ability to rent down to 3 or 4 bedrooms without the additional living space or recreation room. Be sure to call or e-mail us about these reduced rates, as they are not published.

The recreation and game room is very well appointed for family fun. This is a 750 square foot room with 12 foot tall ceiling which is accented with 12 inch crown molding throughout along with two large picture windows which face Lake Cumberland. The game room is equipped with a standard 4X8 pool table; professional ping pong table; 7 foot air hockey table; professional darts; foosball and lounge area with a leather pit group; coffee table with a 42 inch wall mounted LED flat screen 'Smart' TV (WIFI included) and sound bar with DirecTV provided. This recreation room leads to the out-door patio area which has a 4 person outdoor dining table and swivel chairs which also faces the lake. Sorry, but no outdoor hot tub. Note: The recreation room is only available to a full house rental.

Most of our returning guests have really enjoyed the upgrades and the additions we have made in 2015 and 2016. But if you don't need all 5,000 + square feet of indoor space, we have the ability to rent down to 3 or 4 bedrooms at a reduced rate. However, this does not include the recreation and game room at those rates. Just e-mail or call us for these rates. Please note that we have a limit of 12-guests in total. This includes ALL children.

Look Out Lodge was constructed in January of 2007 by the current owners which is a full log home with stone accents on the exterior. The lodge has a 27 foot tall stone two sided wood burning fireplace in the Great Room and floor to ceiling glass windows facing the lake. The open floor plan of the Great Room into the dining and kitchen area are perfect for families getting together. The property is located in a private gated and secured community with paved streets though out along with all underground utilities. This community also has security surveillance cameras to insure safety during your stay, giving you that peace of mind. The community is surrounded by woods on one side and Lake Cumberland on the other. Look Out Lodge sits high on a bluff in the back end of a cul-de-sac which overlooks Lake Cumberland on the Wolf Creek section adjacent to where the original Alligator I Marina was located and across from Jabez Beach. There is no lake access from LOL, unless you are an experienced hiker or climber. We are the only home on this cul-de-sac which gives you complete privacy and seclusion, not to mention unlimited parking. The lodge also has a circular tiled drive-way and paver designed entrance, giving you a truly beautiful curb side appeal as you or your guests arrive. LOL is fully landscaped with five seperate retaining walls to the west and one major retaining wall to the south, each with it's own landscaping character of colorful flowers, roses, shrubs and evergreens that is managed by a local professional landscaper. We promise..... that you will not be disappointed as you and your guests arrive.

We invite you to see the lodge now by logging on to Look Out Lodge on Lake Cumberland website and see this for yourself for more information and pictures. It truly is a piece of heaven. We are also featured in the Lake Cumberland / Russell County Tourism Guide for 2015/2016 edition as well as the Kentucky Tourism Guide. Remember that we can taylor your budget needs depending on the number of guests in your party, with a LIMIT OF 12 GUESTS IN TOTAL, including all children. So pack your bags and be sure to bring your food and drinks with you. Because we supply just about everything else you'll need during your stay. We look forward to seeing you in the near future and safe travels, where ever you may go......

More Details
  • Events Allowed
  • long term renters welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Monica & Andy Wells (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Call Owner
Speaks english


Nearest Airport
22 Miles
Somerset Airport
Nearest Barpub
22 Miles
Somerset, Kentucky
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Russell Springs
Nearest Motorway
8 Miles
Cumberland Parkway
Nearest Restaurant
8 Miles
Country Cafe in Eli
Nearest Point of Interest
270 degress of lake view
Car: necessary

This property is located within a gated community with paved roads and underground utilities. It's the perfect place for the kids to ride their bikes without the parents having to constantly supervise them. Since there is little, if no traffic within the community and the speed limit is 15 MPH there is little to worry about as they discover nature and the beauty of this community. And it's just perfect for that walk with the family before or after a meal.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation lodge rental in Russell Springs, Kentucky

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Autumn & Winter Season
Oct 1 2016 - Feb 28 2017
2 night minimum stay
Nov 23 2016 - Nov 25 2016
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Dec 24 2016 - Dec 26 2016
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
New Years
Dec 30 2016 - Jan 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Spring Season
Mar 1 2017 - May 15 2017
2 night minimum stay
Early Summer
May 16 2017 - May 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
Memorial Day
May 26 2017 - May 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Summer 2017
May 29 2017 - Jun 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
July 4th
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 4 2017
5 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Summer 2017
Jul 5 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Summer 2017
Sep 4 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Autumn & Winter Season Rate
Oct 1 2017 - Feb 28 2018
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit C$400
Minimum Cleaning Fee C$233
Tax Rate 10.0%

The above rates apply to the entire home which consists of 5 bedrooms & 4.5 baths, two living rooms, two dining rooms, two kitchens, recreation game room and garage. Only one group allowed at any time. Call owner for reduced rates for small groups that only need 3 or 4 bedrooms (maximum of 8). There is a 10% discount, which has been applied to the weekly rates for a full house rental (7 days or longer). Cleaning fee applies. Holiday rates may apply. Add 3% of the total rental agreement amount if paying by credit card. Primary guest(s) must be at least 25 years old and a signed rental agreement is required. Limit of 12-persons for entire home at any time including all children regardless of age. NO PETS ALLOWED. All 10 flat screen television have programming through DirecTV with the Family Programming package included. Guests may request upgrading DirecTV programming at a cost of $10.00 per day during the rental period. WIFI televisions in recreation and great room have Netflix. Dura logs are available for $5.00 each during the fall and winter months. Guests are only required to pay a refundable deposit to hold their reservations dates. We do not require any of the rental amount to be paid until the date of your arrival. Therefore, you do not need to purchase cancellation insurance. We are the only vacation lodging site that offers this to our guests.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation lodge rental in Russell Springs

Property Type:
  • lodge
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 5275 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Shared Kitchen ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub , Steam shower; large jetted tub and very large walk-in closet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , 4th Floor: Linen closet with views of the street.
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , On the third floor this a very well appointed half bathroom.
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Identical to bathroom No. 2.
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , combination tub/shower , 2nd Floor: Full bath with a hands free urinal for the guys.
  • Four and one half baths. Master's State Room suite on the 3rd level has a steam shower; Jacuzzi jetted tub; toilet; and two separate sinks with mirror and a full size walk-in closet. The bathrooms on the 4th floors are identical with tub and shower combination; toilet; sinks, vanity and linen closet both facing the street. Each one accommodates the Sweetheart's Suite and the Twin Lakes suite. The half bath is located in the Great Room. There is a full bath on the 2nd floor that has a tub and shower combination; toilet; single sink, vanity and cabinets as well as a hands free urinal for the guys we like to call the 'Man Cave' bathroom. This bathroom accommodates both the Forest View and the Florida Keys suites.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 double , 'Twin Lakes Suite' has 27' flat screen TV & fully furn.
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 'Forest View' Suite has a 27' flat screen TV & fully furn.
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , 'Florida Keys' Suite has a spectaculara lake view.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 'Master's State Room' Wood buring fire place; triple dresser
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 'Sweetheart's Suite' has a 27' flat screen TV & fully furn.
  • There are two king size beds in two separate master suites. 'Master's State Room' is located on the third floor with a two way wood burning fire place and the other master 'Sweetheart's Suite' is located on the fourth floor. There are two queen bed suites in two separate bedrooms. The Forest View and the Florida Keys suites. Both of these bedrooms are located on the second floor. There are two double beds in the same suite called 'Twin Lakes' Suite located on the fourth floor.
  • Air Hockey
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Events Allowed
  • long term renters welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • jetted tub ...
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
This is a four story lodge with two separate living and dining rooms and two separate kitchens located on the second and third floor. The first floor level is the game and entertainment room with its own balcony with dining table and chairs for outdoor entertaining. The fourth floor is sleeping accommodations with one Master suite with a king bed and the Twin Lakes Suite has two full beds both with their own private full bathrooms.

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