Peaceful, shabby chic cottage on a private lake, great fishing and relaxing! This quiet and cozy cottage will draw you back again and again. Perfect for a couple's get a way from the city noise and traffic, located in a beautiful, quiet setting on a private lake. Enjoy fishing with a trolling motor boat provided or a spin on the paddle boat. Or, just relaxing on the dock in a rocking chair,good novel and that glass of wine! Lots of dvd movies to watch and a great place to bike or hike.
Romantic, Quiet Get A Way!
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About Connie Watkins
I love sharing out Cozy Cottage with people that enjoy and appreciate the atmosphere we have worked so hard to create. We have been blessed with good folks who love it as much as we do and keep coming back. We live in Houston and go as often as we can. My speciality is creating and decorating and I have made a dream come true by making the cottage into a very special shabby chic style!
Connie Watkins purchased this Cabin in 2011
Why Connie Watkins chose Livingston
We visited this lake in the past because my cousin owns a place there. Fell in love with the area and peace and quiet and the bass fishing! First little place that came available, we jumped on it!
What makes this Cabin unique
The views from the front and back from inside the cottage just calms a person to almost sleep mode! Theres a swing on the dock and a rocking chair , and a picnic table that just seem to invite us over and over. Personally, I love a good book and a glass of wine and enjoying the rest and gardening and biking or hiking. But, hubby enjoys that dock rain or shine and the turtles, bass, catfish, and lake life critters!
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
Nice setting and view
We got what we accomplished. R&R with a lot of quiet time for three days. Thank you
Hi Mark ,
I am a little confused why you gave only a 3 star. Was there something you could have texted me or discussed with me? Our neighbors declared you had all good things to say about your stay. I take pride in always staying in touch and making sure the place is exactly the way I would it to be if I were the guest. . We work very hard on the place. Please email me or text or call if you had any complaints at all so that we can address it. By the way we were happy to waive your pet fee even though you didn't let VRBO know you were bringing a pet. Again, thank you for your feedback which will be appreciated Thank you, Connie W.
Wonderful relaxing weekend getaway
The hubby and I stayed over the weekend and loved the cottage and the lake. The owner, Connie, was fantastic and immediately responsive to all questions that we had via phone/text. Bert and his wife from next door were extremely helpful and friendly as well.
We prepared every meal at the cabin and found everything that we needed and then some, already there. (Didn't need to pack salt, pepper, spices, coffee etc.) The bed was comfortable and there were plenty of areas to sit and relax inside and out, most, with a lake view.
The catfish were biting and we caught enough to have one heck of a fish fry but we threw them back instead. We didn't get any Bass but Bert's wife walked over to show us a photo that another resident had texted her of one that he'd caught that day, so they must be out there!
We even used the fire pit to roast Marshmallows when it got cold in the evening, stacks of wood were there and ready to use.
Between chatting with Connie about the house and Bert about the lake, we left feeling more like we'd make new friends than completed a business transaction.
We rent lake houses pretty frequently and this one will be a repeat rental for sure!
Great little cabin.
The cabin, accommodation and views were great. Owner was very nice and easy to get ahold of over the phone. The fishing on the lake wasn’t great but we caught a few. If your looking to just relax and unwind from it all I would recommend this property. Cell service was minimal but the WiFi work enough to get or send an email. Which is what we were needing.
Wonderful weekend getaway
My wife and I stayed over 4th of July weekend. The cabin was well kept and clean. Connie was absolutely accommodating. Everything we needed was supplied. Had a wonderful time. Only bad part was we caught no fish but had fun trying
It was a great relaxing vacation for us.
Everything you need is there, enjoyed the fishing and overall atmosphere.
Thank you and so glad you enjoyed your stay!! Enjoyed talking with you and hope you come back soon. Connie w owner
Charming, quiet, a perfect weekend getaway!
My husband and I spent the weekend here celebrating our anniversary. It was a perfect getaway from the hustle and bustle of everyday city life. The cottage is clean, comfortable and absolutely charming. The atmosphere around the cottage is very peaceful and it was fun taking out the small fishing boat and paddle boat. The only reason why I didn't give the cottage 5 stars is that it seems that the dock and gazebo were not treated for wasps before we got there. Because of this, we didn't spend anytime in the gazebo and limited time sitting on the dock because there were so many wasps. I know it's hard to control them during the summer, but maybe spraying the day before guests arrive would help keep them a little under control. The one other small thing was that the paddle boat was not clean and ready to go. We had to spray it down and clean out leaves, dirt, and cobwebs so we could use it. None of these things are a big deal and wouldn't prevent us from coming back, just a couple little inconveniences that kept it from being a full 5 stars. The owners are very sweet and extremely accommodating and responsive. We would love to come back and visit in the Fall or Spring when it is much cooler! Thanks for a great getaway!
Thank you Andrea for your review. Oh yes, wasps come along with the many other creatures of the lake,,, they are always reminding us it is their home too no matter how many times we treat them.! We do provide two cans of spray for our owners to keep it up while there if necessary. (in the kitchen). We are happy to provide a boat and paddle boat free of charge included with the rental. I apologize if the battle boat had debri, the recent winds and storms have made that a challenge. Thank goodness for the good rain ! Glad you had a good stay and Happy Anniversary! Owner
close to the Piney Woods and nature trails. Lots of antique shopping in nearby areas and the second weekend of each month there is a trades day 3 day event in Livingston, Tx. Lots of new , great restaurants in Livingston and small town charm to enjoy. There is a public swimming pool in Livingston open in the summer. Supplies and bait can be bought 5 miles from the cottage. We provide everything you need (washer and dryer for 4 or more night stays) except for your food and clothing. We have a small trolling motor boat and a Paddle Boat we allow our renters to enjoy. The private lake makes for a peaceful and quiet getaway (no loud outside motor boats or jet ski's allowed) perfect for couples and small families
The latest attraction is the gambling casino located on the Indian reservation right outside Livingston Tx.