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Riverhouse Retreat- SNOWBIRDS


Property Details

Updated: Oct 20, 2016
House, 4 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, 12 Sleeps

This spacious waterfront property (deep water area) is located on the Colorado River just minutes away from Laughlin Casinos. A large oversized patio makes easy access to the waterways and private boat dock. Each Bedroom is creatively decorated with your comfort and needs in mind. All Towels, Linens, Blankets and Pillows are included. Kitchen(s) are fully stocked for your convinience. Come relax and enjoy this very peaceful and quiet setting and don't forget your fishing poles. Like us on FACEBOOK at Riverhouse Retreat!

  • Sleeps 12
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

Recent Review

About the Owner

I went to Cal Poly Pomona, and received in 1991 a Bachelors Degree in Animal Science. I have a great love for animals. I am currently married to the love of my life for 23 years and have 3 very handsome boys. I currently live in Arcadia, Ca. Our family pets consist of 2 Labradors dogs, 1 calico cat and 1 7 year old gold fish!

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Speaks: english

12 Reviews

based on 12 traveler reviews

las vegas, nv

Once again, an amazing summer vacation!!!

  • 5 of 5

Another great summer vacation at the Cardaras home! Our family has been staying at this beautiful home for the past few years and we can't wait for next summer so that we may return! I would recommend this to any family looking for a nice, comfy home.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This is our second year staying at this location and this year was even better than last year. I was nervous about leaving my brand new Axis boat out on the river all night as the river's water depth will get shallow over night, but the incredibly nice and helpful owners assured me that my boat would be fine. They were absolutely right and my boat stayed in several feet of water all 8 nights. This house is one of a kind. I would never stay anywhere else because the water depth is such a major factor with a V-drive boat. Every morning we woke up to wakboarding and wake surfing on glassy water. You can get great runs for a mile up or down the river from this AWSOME house at any time. I don't have to worry about the water depth even with thousands of pounds of ballast on board at 6:00 am.

The owners supply this house with everything you could imangene. This year their dock had huge bumpers on it which was super convienant and kept my boat from getting scratched. The greatest memories with my family have been at this house. There's just so much to do and the house is so increadably specious that no one ever feels cramped. Playing air hockey and pool while looking out at the beautiful river was so epic. It's a place where family's can really bond. It really is the perfect vacation destination. My wife and I pay for it and inturn, we get family members out on vacation that would have normally stayed home all summer. It's so amazing to see kids and adults have the time of their lives. I guess my wife and I are stuck with continuing this tradition but that's alright with us. We can't wait until next year. Thank you so much to the Cardaras family for renting out your FANTASTIC home.


Chad Olson & family :)

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Buean Park Ca.

AZ River Tip

  • 5 of 5


Thank you so much for making your home available to us. Everything was right where you said it would be. The house was ready to go the second we walked in the door. Your river maps were a big help for us in the mornings and having the dock, sweet. What a fantastic trip we had, this house has everything you need. I would suggest visitors only bring the clothes you need and any must have necessities. There are plenty of places to shop for food and lots restaurants near by. I'm a Black Bear Diner kind of guy. We came here for the water sports and weren't disappointed.

Marie is great and I would highly recommend this property to anyone looking to have a relaxing vacation on the Colorado River. Looking forward to another opportunity on the River.

Marie, thanks again.

Mike Jacobsen

Buena Park, Ca.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Our stay at the Riverhouse Retreat was awesome!

  • 5 of 5

We have rented many a house over the years and this was our favorite by far. The house was spacious, the water was deep enough for our boat and Marie was a delight to work with. We hope to be back next year. Thank you Marie.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5


  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Yes! The two separate living quarters, under one roof make it very unique! Thank you for pointing that out!!!
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Fabulous stay & getway home.

  • 4 of 5

We had an absolute blast! House was way more than expected!! Couldn't of asked for more. The kids had a great time as well. Would definitely stay again. Marie was a joy dealing with & thanks again for your awesome home. Had a super time!!!

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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From the Owner

This property belonged to my Mom before me, and she was the original owner. This property has been in the family for 37 years +.

Activity and Interests

Waterskiing/Wakeboarding, Fishing, Swimming, Tubing, Boating, Laughlin Casinos, London Jet Riverboat Rides, Dining, Off-Roading, Regatta, Harley Run, Oatman, and much more...


Rental rates

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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $250
Deposit - refundable $250

Summer (April-September) & HOLIDAYS- 3 Night Minimum
Weekdays (Mon-Thurs) - $350.00/day Weekends (Fri-Sun)- $400.00/day
Weekly-$2,200.00 Monthly-$6,500.00
Winter(October-March) - 3 Night Minimum
Weekdays (Sun-Thurs) - $250.00/day Weekends(Fri-Sun)-$300.00/day
Weekly-$1,650.00 Monthly-$3,000.00

Additional Costs to Renter - $250.00 Cleaning Fee,
Snowbirds- Rent half the house for special monthly rates. Please call
$250.00 REFUNDABLE Deposit to hold dates. Cancellations need to be made 2 weeks prior to your arrival date in order to get total refund of $250.00 back, or you loose your total deposit of $250.00.
NO CREDIT CARDS please, Only accept Cashier Checks, Personal Checks (Money cleared prior to arrival date) and money wired through PAY PAL (3.5% Fee on total)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Updated: Oct 20, 2016
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From the Owner

The thing I like the most about this place is the location of the house. It's right on the water and the views are to die for. I always come home feeling refreshed and invigorated when I leave this place.It has a stress-free feel.

Property Type

  • house


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • 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 ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Games ...


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

Location Type

  • Beachfront
  • Lakefront
  • Ski-In
  • Ski-Out
  • Water View
  • Waterfront


  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 4000 sq. ft.


  • Bathroom 1 - toilet, combination tub/shower, Attached to Bedroom #1
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet, combination tub/shower
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet, shower, jetted tub, Attached to Master Bedroom
  • Bathroom 4 - toilet, shower, Attached to Game Room


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king, Has adjoining Bathroom, TV
  • Twig Room - 1 queen, TV
  • Bunk Room - 4 twin/ single, 2-Sets of Bunk Beds with TV
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king, 1 baby crib, River Views, Adjoining Master Bathroom with XL Jacuzzi, TV


  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...


  • Guests provide their own meals


  • Masterbedroom-King Bed, Cable TV, View of the River, Couch, Dresser, Ceiling Fan, Adjoining Master Bathroom with Glass Shower and Oversized Jacuzzi Tub. Bedroom #1-King Bed, Cable TV, Dresser, Fan, Adjoining Bathroom with Shower/Tub Combo Bedroom #2-Queen Bed, Cable TV, Night Stands Bedroom #3-2 Bunkbeds (4 twins), Cable TV, Dresser, Fan Main Bathroom- Shower/Tub Combo, Hair Dryer Laundry Room- Washer and Dryer Family Room/Great Room - River Views, Oversized Couch and Loveseat, Cable TV, DVD, Stereo, Balcony with seating, Pool Table/Air Hockey, Hide-away Laudry with Washer and Dryer #2 Family Room #2- Large Pull-Out Couch, Oversized Chair /Ottamon, Cable TV, DVD, Fireplace Kitchen(s)- 2 kitchens that are fully equiped. Kitchen #1 has a table with 4 seats and a bar with 4 barstools. Kitchen #2 has a riverview table with 6 seats. Patio- Large concrete patio with Gas BBQ, 2 picnic tables, chairs, and 2 lounge chairs. Bonus/Game Room- Located on Patio floor. Has a refrigerator, TV, Stereo, Bathroom, Poker Table, Darts. Please bring your own beach towels

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