The Lake Tawakoni Tree House is a comfortable, clean, refreshing retreat from city living! Our cottage is located at the end of a quiet, secluded cove on Lake Tawakoni with 200 feet of shore line. LARGE BACK YARD / PARK LIKE SETTING The large back yard encompasses 3 acres and features a park like setting with numerous 50' - 60' tall trees allowing for ample space for outdoor activities, an afternoon picnic or leisurely nature walk. The apartment has been nicknamed 'The Tree House' because it is elevated and boasts a huge wooden deck surrounded by tall trees for a view that makes you feel like you are in the treetops. Enjoy your morning coffee from the deck, watch for wild life, sun bathe, chill out, or grill out. FORMER GUESTS Love our hide away and have frequented it for weekend trips, vacations, holiday, family reunions, group retreats, banquets, business meetings and church socials. Come try it out ... see for your self. FULLY EQUIPPED / SLEEPS 8 The apartment has 900 square feet of living space and there is a 600 square foot deck. There is one bed room with a Queen Sized Bed. The kitchen is fully equipped with eat in breakfast bar and dining table. The apartment has 900 square feet of living space and there is a 600 square foot deck for outdoor living. There is one bedroom with a queen sized bed. The kitchen is fully equipped with eat in bar and dining table with slide out leaves. In the over-sized living room, there is a wood burning pot bellied stove, a sofa with double reclining seats, love seat and two futons that fold into full-size beds. There is also an inflatable queen size raised air mattress with pump attached. Color televisions with Direct TV access, DVDs and VCRs in both living room and bedroom with an ample library of movies. Can sleep up to Eight. Other comforts you'll appreciate are: Central Air Conditioning and Heat, dishwasher, ceiling fans and a stand up, mobile circulating fan, full size refrigerator/freezer with ice maker, stack-able washer / dryer, charcoal grill on premises, outdoor fish cleaning station and gated access to property. The Lake Tawakoni Tree House is equipped with all dinnerware, plates, pots, pans, utensils, linens and towels - everything you need to make your lake vacation comfortable. All you need to bring are your food, drinks, beach towels and personal items. While visiting, we encourage you to consider this your home away from home. We also have table games and books that are available for your use and an extensive movie collection in DVD and VHS formats. In the large back yard, you can enjoy the wildlife. We often encounter deer, squirrels, raccoons, rabbits, ducks, a blue heron and many other birds for bird watching. Horseshoes (with regulation horseshoe pits), croquet, football and a Frisbee are provided for your enjoyment. A former guest said we have a great backyard for practicing disc golf! We ALSO have a paddle boat and (2) kayaks for your use. Did I mention the comfortable fire pit area? It's available for nice conversation, smores, etc? Ask about these!!! There is also plenty of room in the back yard to pitch a canopy or tent for daytime use! A campfire pit is available for toasting marshmallows or hot dogs, but, occasionally restricted based on local burn bans. Bring your water and outdoor toys along. There is plenty of off road parking for boats, jet skis, canoes, etc. This will be a peaceful escape from hectic city life, a memory in the making. As of 9/7/16, Lake Tawakoni is 96% full. From our cove, you can fish from the shoreline, use our kayaks or paddleboat. Boats can come in to the cove, but not launched from our property. There are several public and commercial boat launches within 2 - 4 miles. Fishing is active for all types of fish. Our Tree House is unique to other rental spots on Lake Tawakoni. Of special note, are the: seclusion and lots of elbow room both in the cabin, on the deck and on the property. We are tucked away in a quaint neighborhood. It's private! You will not encounter other campers or vacationers on the property. Plus, we are PET FRIENDLY! LAKE TAWAKONI Is in East Texas and has 225 miles of shoreline with a large abundance of Crappie, Black Bass, Sand Bass, Striped Bass, Hybrid Bass and Catfish. It's also a good lake for water sports. Restrictions: Well-behaved and house broken dogs may be allowed with prior approval, but, note, that size, quantity, and breed type will be taken into consideration. Also, a pet deposit of $25.00 per dog is non-refundable. For longer rentals beyond 1 week, this deposit is subject to change. Prescribed companion animals are allowed for tenants with disabilities. Absolutely, NO SMOKING inside the apartment. Owners live in a separate home on the property and are normally available for questions. Apartment is on 2nd floor and unfortunately is not wheelchair accessible. Amenities include - Other comforts you will enjoy are: Direct TV, Stereo system, Central Air and Heat, dishwasher, stackable washer / dryer, stand up, portable, oscillating fan, charcoal grill, picnic tables on premises (one on deck) and (one near shore, patio / beach umbrellas), gated access to property, table games, horseshoes, croquet, ring toss, football and frisbee. Paddle boat and a pair of kayaks are also available - ask about them!!! Call Diana at 214-789-8742 with any questions not addressed in description.