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The Big Easy Lakefront W/ End of Summer Rate Specials

Sleeps16
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Space 464 m²
Property type estate
Minimum Stay nights

Overview

About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms, 5 Baths, Sleeps 16

Hotels are for tourists. Today's vacation traveler seeks the comfort and amenities of a private home to meet and exceed their vacation rental needs.

That's where The Big Easy answers the call. This home looks and feels like a "contemporary lodge," with two full floors of living and entertainment space. The floor to ceiling windows across the expanse of this house offer amazing, can't-take-your-eyes-away water views.

The Big Easy got its name because the house is very large -- nearly 5,000 sq ft -- and lake livin' is easy! 5 BR/5 Baths that easily sleeps 16 guests. Lots of extras only found at fine resorts. Inside, dining room tables accommodate all your family and friends, and two tiers of outdoor decks with plenty of seating overlook the lake.

3 well dock with swim platform, martini deck and a perfectly pink water slide allows kiddos hours of fun as they plunge right into the lake from the property's seawall.

Cable TV, high speed internet, 2 car garage, cul-de-sac means no traffic......lots more. Just bring your toothbrush and a bathing suit. The rest is waiting for you at The Big Easy!

What's new in 2017? A 60 foot waterfall constructed from the home's deck to lakefront. We've got it all at The Big Easy!

More Details

Owner
Betsy Donnelly
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
October 19, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

"We had an awesome time, Betsy. We spent the majority of the time out on the deck. The breeze felt so wonderful, I didn't want to leave! If you had had a hammock out there, I wouldn't have left! And the hot tub was fabulous. Our thanks."
Sep 2013
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Amenities

Sunrise Beach Estate Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • estate
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 464 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 16 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
  • New vanities, sinks, fixtures in 2016 thru out home.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Master BR - 1 king , On main level of home
    Front BR - 1 queen , Located next to main entry upstairs
    Back Hallway BR - 2 queen
    Front Hallway BR - 1 king
    Upper Master BR - 2 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Upper level master can sleep a total of six guests
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Games
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
Boat lift, PWC lift, wi-fi thru out, cable TV, fishing or swimming right off the dock, double kitchen, main floor laundry facilities, 2 car garage, screened in sun porch, 180 degree water views across the house, privacy and space galore. Estate also features game room and hot tub for six!

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(26 traveler reviews)

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The Big Easy Lakefront W/ End of Summer Rate Specials
average rating of 4.923077 based on 28 reviews
5

Perfect Place for a Guys GetAway Weekend!

  • 5 of 5

The Big Easy proved to be the perfect location for our guys annual "camping" weekend. (We ditched the tents long ago, but still grill steaks on Saturday night). The large deck overlooking the lake in the evening is the ideal setting to unwind and catch up with friends from across the U.S. The accommodations are first rate with flat screen T.V.s everywhere, an incredible Master suite, and plenty of plush towels, linens, etc. We made great use of having two refrigerators, one for food, one for beer, the wet bar and the grill. We had use of a boat on this beautiful lake and took advantage of the dock. The Big Easy was very recognizable from the water as it's located right on the point. The game room was host to a beer pong contest with the locals. The Big Easy could easily become our annual destination!

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Steve and Pals.......Guest reviews just don't get any better than this! Thank you for your WOWZER comments about your recent stay with us. Your magical, memorable experience is exactly what we strive for, and you graciously took the time to let us know. And, your FIVE STAR review will go a long way in helping others make the best vacation home rental decision for their weekend getaways, week long summer vacations, even family reunions at this beautiful Lake of the Ozarks estate. You are welcome back again and again. We'll look forward to doing it all over in 2018. With sincere appreciation for being ideal guests! - Betsy Donnelly, Owner
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5

Couples Retreat @ The Big Easy

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at the Big Easy! The spacious home allowed us to spread out and easily accommodated our party of 10 comfortably. We enjoyed gathering around the large tables for game nights and group breakfasts! The game room had great potential for couples competitions in ping pong, billiards, and darts. The comfy chairs on the slide platform provided a great spot for watching boats go by. The dock accommodated our rental pontoon and jet skis easily as well!

The home is in a great location with easy boat or car access to Captain Ron's and Frank & Louie's. It was also easy to access the main channel. Betsy's recommendation for restaurants, rentals, and groceries were perfect!

Betsy provided great communication and was very prompt in answering our questions.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Jenny: Wow! We so appreciate your generous FIVE STAR review of The Big Easy. This house is perfectly suited for guests such as you -- five couples, five bedrooms, five bathrooms along......all set in a beautiful lakefront estate. What's not to like?!?! Comments like yours help others make the very best vacation rental home decision, and we depend on that kind of recommendation to build our business. Please come back to any of our five vacation rental homes for a special VIP returning guest discount. Again, our thanks and we hope to see you soon! - Betz!
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St. Louis, Mo.
5

Excellent Family Retreat

  • 5 of 5

The Big Easy proved to be the ideal location for our family vacation. The home more then met our family needs and expectations. This is a great location on the lake for adventure on the water and time to hang out and catch up. Betsy made the whole experience a breeze from start to arrival including recommendations for local shops and boat rental. We will be back to the lake and back to the Big Easy.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so very much for your ab fab remarks. Now that we're at the end of the summer rental season I have to let you know how excited I am for 2017! We're planning lots more fun and excitement and guest amenities. Please check back with us when you're ready to book this flagship property. We've got more amazing memories to make next year! Our thanks.
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Kansas City
5

Great Guys Weekend

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at the big easy! There was enough room for 16 guys to sleep comfortably. Betsy had great recommendations on boat rental and local attractions. You can't beat the location on the lake! I would recommend Betsy's house for anyone looking for a relaxing weekend at the lake.

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hey Brandon: I've never been much of a dancer, but that's what I'm doing right now thanks to your favorable review of our flagship vacation rental house, The Big Easy. (Super glad you can't see me in action!) Our goal is to ensure our guests have a FIVE STAR experience at this lovely estate, and it looks as if we've delivered. Happy you made some magical memories with us at the Lake of the Ozarks. Come back soon.....and tell all your friends, too! Thanks again! (Now, back to my disco moves.......)
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5

Great family vacation

  • 5 of 5

Betsy's home made for a perfect location for our extended family vacation. There was plenty of room for us all to eat at the same time and with 2 refrigerators, there was always a cold drink to cool our thirst in the 100 degree weather. Swimming and floating on the lake was perfect with some family just sitting under the beautiful trees in the shade. We rented a boat and a sea doo and having the boat docks there made it so easy. Lake location was great with some quiet mornings perfect for skiing. Betsy was truly a gem to work with. She was prompt to return emails and phone calls with a happy voice on the other end. The house had everything we needed to make a memorable summer vacation for all 4 families. Thank you Betsy!!

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Oh Julie and Family........your kind words warm my soul........or maybe it's the 100 degree heat here in the Ozarks?!?! Kidding! Thanks for taking the time to share your five star experience with others. It goes a long, long way to helping families just like yours make the right vacay decision. Which means it helps my business. You make ideal guests and are welcome back to any of our properties with a special VIP returning guest discount. Thanks for making new family memories with us at The Big Easy!
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5

Wonderful Family Lake Week

  • 5 of 5

Great accommodations for our family group (8 adults, 7 kids). The kitchen / dining area worked well with seating for all at family meals. Swimming / lounging at the dock was a hit with the entire group. Betsy answered all of our pre-arrival questions promptly and was great to work.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Terry and Family: WOW! Your glowing comments have me seeing stars.....FIVE of them in fact. How kind of you. We are grateful that your guest experience was a memorable one, filled with laughter, love and lake living. Hopefully you took tons of pix so you can always remember these good times. You and your family make ideal guests and we welcome you back anytime to any of our five vacation rental homes......and as a returning guest you get a whopper of a discount, too. Our thanks for placing your trust in us......and for your stay at The Big Easy! OX
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Map

Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Frankie & Louie's
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Indian Rock
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Hwy 5
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Cannon Smoked Saloon
Car: necessary
Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Boat.

* Fish.

* Swim.

* Golf.

* Shop.

Top Thing to do in Budget:

* Relax.

* Refresh.

* Rejuvenate.

* Restore.

* Repeat!.

Top Thing to do in Family:

* Boat.

* Fish.

* Barbecue.

* Picnic.

* Explore.

We're on the Sunrise Beach side of the Lake of the Ozarks. Excellent expansive cove location just off main channel. Nearby boat rental and golf courses, outlet malls, waterfront bars and restaurants.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $30
Refundable damage deposit $500

Nightly Rate: $625 - $625

Weekly Rate: $3750 - $3750

Monthly Rate: $0 - $0


Rates listed above are 2014 in-season rates from Memorial Day thru Labor Day weekends. We also offer specially discounted "off season" rates so guests can enjoy the early spring blooms or autumn leaves turning colors or a game of golf. Special discounted rates for midweek visits between Sundays and Thursdays, too. Call for information!
We accept CREDIT CARDS.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.