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'The Ritz'... the Name Says it All!!


Property Details

Updated: Jul 8, 2016
Estate, 6 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 7 Baths, (Sleeps 14-35)

Large and luxurious... without a doubt, this is one of the most impressive houses on the lake.

Perfect for a large family gathering!! This house has two dens, two full size gourmet kitchens, 6 bedrooms, 5 full baths and 2 half baths, a game room and an executive office. Hardwood and tile floors throughout the house, and granite counter tops in the kitchens and bathrooms. There is room for 14 to sleep in beds and there are very comfortable sleeping mats which can be used on the floors to sleep your additional guests.

Main Level Bedroom - King bed with large private bath

Upstairs Bedroom #1 - 2 XL twins with shared bath

Upstairs Bedroom #2 - 2 XL twins with shared bath

Upstairs Bedroom #3- 2 XL twins with shared bath

Upstairs Bedroom #4 - King and queen with shared bath

Lower Level Bedroom - King bed with private bath

When entering the house from the front door, you are met with tall windows and a view of the lake from the foyer, kitchen and den. This spacious floor plan opens out onto a covered porch equipped with rocking chairs for you to enjoy the most beautiful sunset you will ever see. This house is decorated to the nines with all the luxuries you would find at the 'RITZ'. Amenities include: Wireless Internet, Basketball Court, Horse Shoe Pit and Bicycles. Game room includes: Jukebox, Pool Table, Air Hockey, Foosball, Pinball, Pac Man/Ms Pac Man, Ping Pong, Karaoke and Shuffleboard Table. The neighborhood offers smooth paved streets; perfect for a walk, jog or bike ride. There is a brick patio with tables, chairs and a fire place to enjoy a meal or just watch a sunset. The house is located in a gated community just across the water from Duskin Point Marina. There are approximately seven steps down to the walkway and to the two level boat dock. The dock is equipped with furnishings for lounging in the sun or shade. There is ample room to tie off up to three boats and also dock a wave runner.

Please call us today and we can discuss what this unique property has to offer and how we may accommodate your group.

Main Level Den: 70 Inch TV, Baby Grand Player Piano, Gas fireplace.

Lower Level Den: 70 Inch TV, Wood Burning Fireplace, Large Plush Leather Couch, Card Table.

Executive Office: Executive Desk, Phone and Internet.

Game Room: 50 Inch TV, Jukebox, Pinball, Foosball, Pool Table, Pac Man/Ms. Pac Man, Air Hockey, Karaoke, Ping Pong, Shuffleboard Table, Hawaiian Ice Machine.

Location: on Sipsey Creek between Rock Creek and Ryan Creek

Satellite TV (DirecTV) - Three TV's

Cell Phone coverage: Good

Two level boat dock

Land Line Phone

Nearest Marina/boat launch: One mile to the Lakeshore West boat ramp. 1/10th of mi to Duskin Point Marina by water.

Steps to Water: 7

Grill: Large propane gas grill

Water Level: Very deep.

Washer and Dryer (2 sets; located on main and bottom floors)

From Jasper: approximately 40 min

From Birmingham: approximately 1 hr 20 min.

Keywords: Elegant, Superior

More Details
  • Sleeps 18
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 7 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Recent Review

About the Owner

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Speaks: english

4 Reviews

based on 4 traveler reviews


Exceeded Expectations On Every Trip!

  • 5 of 5

The Second trip to the Ritz' was amazing. We held a large gathering for a Christmas party (approx. 40 adults and children) the setting was perfect! Everyone was amazed at the house and the many things for us all to do while there. During the summer we had stayed at the house for a week or so and had an enjoyable experience. Steve (the Owner) was heavily involved in both stays and helped contribute to the overall success and enjoyment of both stays. Nothing that you can put on a website will provide the credit due to such an amazing house. If you are impressed by the pictures and write up, do yourself a favor and see it in person! You will not be disappointed! We will be in touch for another stay soon Steve! Appreciate you.

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Austin, We are happy your Christmas party went well. Your family and friends are always welcome. We hope to see you again. Steve
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Best Place on the Lake

  • 5 of 5

The Ritz.....a perfect name for a fabulous property. We travel yearly with 4 other families to this place of paradise. Approximately 22 people, ages 15-55, immensely enjoy all this place has to offer. The house is located on a main channel of the lake directly across from the marina, making it convenient to launch a boat. The house is immaculate with custom features throughout the house. It has 2 living/family rooms with two full size kitches, two master suites, and four bedrooms in the main house. The garage has a huge playroom above it with a full bath, making it an entirely separate living space for anyone who wants peace. The home offers plenty of entertainment. We enjoy sitting on the dock deck, which is large enough to accommodate our large group (with plenty of furniture), and floating in the water. The teenage boys enjoy a daily heated basketball game on the basketball court. Rain? No worries. The 3 car garage offers shuffleboard and ping pong, and the playroom has billiards, video games, juke box, and a bar. The main house has satellite tv with a gazillion channels, and the baby Grand player piano is as entertaining as a live piano player. The screened in porch and balcony with rockers provide an excellent view of the beautiful lake, especially at sunset. This place is a slice of heaven on earth!! The owner has been very gracious and hospitable; he is readily available with any questions we have concerning his belongings. I would highly recommend this place for most anyone!!

  • Submitted: Dec 12, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
During this stay the property was under previous owner or management.
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Perfect Thanksgiving week!!

  • 5 of 5

My family rented "the Ritz" for a long Thanksgiving weekend..........our group included 15 people, ages 2-72, from Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee, and Alabama!! We had the most wonderful time at this beautiful house! The "kids" (all of us, actually), spent lots of time in the gameroom, on the basketball court, around the fireplace (watching football), at the outdoor fireplace, and on the back deck watching people play horseshoes or beanbag toss!! There was never a dull moment, AND you could always escape to a quiet place to be alone from time to time!! The two kitchens came in very handy when we prepared Thanksgiving dinner! The downstairs bedroom is a wonderful place to escape the hustle and bustle of a full house!! The sunsets are more beautiful than any we've ever seen!! Glorious!! The two laundry rooms were very convenient, and we especially enjoyed hiding all of our ice chests and crates in the downstairs laundry room just around the corner from the kitchen! Owner Steve met us when we arrived and gave us the grand tour; the fireplace was roaring, and the player piano was softly playing! This house has everything you need to have a perfect vacation.....dishes, pots and pans, towels, linens, etc. I don't know if we ever saw all of the closets filled with linens, towels, and mats for sleeping extra people!! Thank you so much for a perfect place for family to gather for Thanksgiving!!

  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Bill and Lynne, We are so happy your family and friends were able to spend Thanksgiving at 'The Ritz'. Your kind words are appreciated. Steve and June
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God is GOOD!

  • 5 of 5

My family rented this spectacular home for a week in June 2010. We were the first renters of this home so I was a little worried. First I have to say that the Sheffield's (the owners) are very gracious. They went out of their way to insure that we had everythng we needed and more. Our week was perfect. There were 6 adults and 6 children staying for the week. We were all very comfortable. The house is very clean and very well cared for. It is beautifuly built, beautifuly decorated and I might add, not a thing left out. The game room above the garage was in constant use by the teenagers in the evening. They could be as loud as they wanted and kept none of us old folk awake. The downstairs kitchen came in very handy for evening barbeques on the patio with spectacular views of the lake. We lived on the boat dock! The second story is partially covered and was great for those of us that are NOT sun worshipers. The kids loved jumping off the top deck on the dock. The owners gave us one boat slip for our ski boat and there was plenty of room to safely tie up our fishing boat to the dock as well. This house is on big water and the views are incredible. I enjoyed my morning cup of coffee on the dock (around 5am) while my husband dropped his line in the water. The home has a storm shelter too which gave us peace of mind. There is plenty of parking for guests and a seperate parking area for the boat trailers. The grounds are professionally landscaped and manicured. There were bikes available for biking around the beautiful gated neighborhood. It was a strange story that lead us to the RITZ and the Sheffield's. God knew exactly what my family needed last summer and guided us to a little slice of heaven. It was worth every penny, I only wish I could go back every year. You will enjoy staying at this incredible home and if you are, I am jealous!

  • Submitted: May 29, 2011
  • Stayed: Jun 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
During this stay the property was under previous owner or management.
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Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jan 1 2016 - Dec 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning Fee $350
Tax Rate 10.0%

For Credit Card Transactions Add 2.5% Service Fee

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Property Type

  • estate


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Dining Area


  • Air Hockey
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...

Pool / Spa

  • jetted tub ...


  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • Lakefront

Leisure Activities

  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • shuffleboard
  • walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

Floor Area

  • 8000 sq. ft.


  • Bathroom 1
  • Bathroom 2
  • Bathroom 3
  • Bathroom 4
  • Bathroom 5
  • Bathroom 6
  • Bathroom 7


  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Bedroom 5
  • Bedroom 6
  • Convertible bed(s)
  • King size beds (3), Queen size Beds (1), Single Beds (6)


  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill


  • Guests provide their own meals

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