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Pat”s Place

  • 5 Beds
  • 4.0 Baths
  • 14 Guests

Pat”s Place

House in Crockett

Stay Information

  • From: $700 per night

Property Details

Pat's Place has a myriad of decks, docks and walkways all overlooking a beautiful spring fed lake! Enjoy swimming and complimentary kayaks during the day then relax by the firepit while enjoying sensational sunsets.

We are open and we have instituted additional and quite often duplicate cleaning and disinfecting practices. This will assure that our guests enter a home that is as clean and disinfected as possible. We have always been confident and proud of our cleaning staff and believe our reviews attest to our already high standards of cleanliness.
At this time we feel you, your family and friends can visit our homes and easily limit contact to those in your party, providing a safe and enjoyable experience for all.

Air BnB and VRBO users can contact us for a list of all 6 homes they Sleep from 6-22 All Homes except Creekside are within easy walking distance of each other.

Pats Place sleeps up to 14 people (strict adherence to occupancy limits please)
Pats place has two Master Bedrooms, each with their own entrance to private areas attached to the main deck.
The Main deck has a large cover, a gas grill, table, fans and lighting.
The main deck is high up in the tree canopy. It sets 50 or more feet above the lake, the lake is less than 100 feet away.
As you might imagine, this makes for incredible views as well as near constant breezes.
When people look over the edge of the main deck rail, it is not uncommon to see one's jaw drop in amazement. It is truly a sight to behold, simply massive amounts of decking and dock areas.

The cantilevered deck that hangs over the side of the "cliff" always draws a lot of attention. So many places to hide away and enjoy a good book or a little "me" time with a tablet and a cup of coffee,.

As you head towards the normally cool spring fed waters of Houston county lake you'll walk past the fire-pit and it's paver patio.
Continue on and you'll see a large dock area with a cabana,the perfect for enjoying some sunbathing, or perhaps a game of cards, there are two boat slips, a fish cleaning station and night lights for fishing. Of course the cabana with fans is a great place to sit while the kids kayak and enjoy a swim.

The outside is so awe inspiring, it is easy to forget the inside of Pats Place, it is certainly worthy of description. The home is built of a fairly steep hill. When I built it I was told by others there's no way you can build on that lot. They were wrong, it was a project but it worked out to be a stunning display of decking. When you walk into Pat's the large upper area is the main area while you walk downstairs to the lower level. Kids seem to love the lower level.
As you walk in the front door there is a room with a card table and a sitting area for those times you want some "alone time".
Tied into that area are the washer and dryer, they can be closed off from the main home.
The home is very open and large in it's feel. The kitchen has granite counter tops with an island that is extended to add more dining or socializing room in addition to the bar top behind the sink peninsula. The built in refrigerator is complemented with a smaller island fridge for the kids drinks or adult beverages. Local catering is available upon request (advanced notice required) for those who want to take the night off from cooking.

The living area has two couches as well as two chairs. The kitchen bar is situated so larger groups can all converse with people in the L.R.
As you go down the stairs to the game-room there are two futons
There is a full bathroom connected as well as a beautiful outdoor deck with a picnic table.
What may be one of the nicest features of Pat's Place interior are the two Master Bedrooms, each with separate bathroom. As mentioned each bedroom has a 6' door to it's own deck area, as well as table and chairs.

All of the bedrooms have ceiling fans and all linens.

Bedroom 3 and 4 are queen beds.

Bedroom 5 is a double lower bunk with a twin top.

The game-room can easily be its own semi private bedroom. It has its own bathroom as well as two futons that are best for children.

All of our homes have no carpeting. With cleanliness and allergy issues we felt it was healthier to tile and install wood style laminate throughout the homes.

Sleeping Arrangements

Common Spaces

2 Couchs

Bedroom 1

1 King Bed

Bedroom 2

1 King Bed

Bedroom 3

1 Queen Bed

Bedroom 4

1 Queen Bed

Bedroom 5

1 Double Bed, 1 Single Bed



  • Breakfast Booking Possible


  • Health Beauty Spa
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Cleaning Protocols

  • All towels and bedding washed in hot water that’s at least 60ºC/140ºF


  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


  • Air Conditioning
  • Central Heat
  • Internet - Wifi
  • Iron and Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cookware
  • Dining Area
  • Dining Spices
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Shopping
  • Water Sports
  • Wildlife Viewing


  • Fitness Center
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat


  • Beachfront
  • Lake
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront


  • Balcony
  • Boat
  • Deck/Patio
  • Garden
  • Gas Grill
  • Kayak
  • Veranda


  • Carbon Monoxide Detector
  • Deadbolt Lock
  • Emergency Exit Route
  • Fire Emergency Contact
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • First Aid Kit
  • Medical Emergency Contact
  • Outdoor Lighting
  • Police Emergency Contact
  • Smoke Detector


  • Basketball Court
  • Biking
  • Fishing
  • Fishing Fly
  • Fishing Freshwater
  • Golfing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Swimming


  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic



Cancellation Policy

Any cancellations made 90 days prior to arrival will receive a full refund minus a $150.00 cancellation fee (per property).
Cancellations taking place under 90 days and before 31 days will forfeit the initial 50% deposit.
Cancellations taking place under 30 days will forfeit total payment.
We do not allow rescheduling.
We do not allow sub leasing.

Deposit Policy

Bookings over 30 days prior to arrival require a ½ payment.
Bookings under 30 days prior to arrival require a full payment.
You will be notified approx. 32 days prior to arrival that the card on file will be charged in two days. Please notify us of any changes in credit card information to avoid any disruption. All correspondence will be with the email used in making the reservation.
Any changes in the above procedure must be agreed to in advance and in writing, no exceptions.
If we are unable to process the final payment (usually the 30 day) we will try every reasonable avenue to contact you. If we cannot contact you within 7 days the booking will be cancelled and the payment on file will not be refunded.
Renters acknowledge that Vacation Country Rentals has the right to charge the credit/ debit card on file for damages to the home that are above and beyond normal wear and tear. Any loss or damage to any Vacation Country Rental property can be deducted from your credit card including, but not limited to the following: Damage to the property, home or yard.
The number of guests exceeds that which is listed for the property.
Excessive cleaning/laundry or rearranging furniture that has been moved, replacement of missing items from unit (including towels), soiling of towels, linens & carpets, boating items damaged or lost, costs of cleaning beyond the normal, costs to replace keys and misuse of items belonging to the property. Violation of our no pet policy and Excessive trash will incur charges. Pets brought into a non pet friendly home (Creekside is the only pet friendly home) or smoking will incur an automatic $300 fee for each violation.

Rate varies due to seasonality and holidays.

Please select your dates on our online booking calendar for an exact quote.

60 Guest Reviews

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"Airbnb Review #815275421998959575 #187170"

by Review from Airbnb Guest #187170


It was a great time to get away and enjoy the surrounding area. The lake was beautiful and the house had everything we needed. Thank you!

"Airbnb Review #795020024865685137 #185041"

by Review from Airbnb Guest #185041


Great Lake house with clean and modern interior. It was great for our familly reunion. We were able to enjoy the outdoors and kayak. Kids had fun as well as adult. Side note: Stairs can be difficult for elderly.

"Airbnb Review #780525524997974999 #182282"

by Review from Airbnb Guest #182282


Can’t say enough about this great stay. Our 3 families with small kids thoroughly enjoyed the house, lake, and amenities in the neighborhood. Will be looking to stay again.

"Guest Book Review"

by Matt W.


Great stay! Amazing house. A true feat of engineering.

"Airbnb & Guest Book Review #118066"

by Teresa K


We spent a WONDERFUL weekend here! We went kayaking, fishing, swimming, and had a COMPLETE blast! You will definitely get a bit of a workout in as there are a good amount of stirs to get from the house to the water, but it’s sooo worth it for the views and peace and quiet!

Guest Book: Our family reunion was again an amazing success. We love Lakeside and the well cared for grounds. Thanks so much for all your work to keep your properties so nice.

The K family.

"Airbnb & Guest Book Review #117578"

by Jana F


Pat's Place is amazing! The entire family (ages 3-78) loved the house, decks, kayaks, and the lake!  The little ones were delighted to explore nature, the teenagers loved the kayaks and floating in the lake, and the adults enjoyed every minute of the beautiful views from the many-many decks!  A perfect way to reconnect as a family!

Guest Book: We had a wonderful stay! Great house, lake, views and Kayaks. Also thank goodness for the strong A/C in the house!

3 families from Iowa and Colorado!!!

"VRBO & Guest Book Review"

by Ina H


VRBO: We have used rentals from San Francisco to Wyoming to Texas and soon Hawaii. This property is as advertised. Some use "fish eye lenses" to make the rooms appear larger than pictured. Everything about Pat's Place is legit. What you see is what you get. We arrived right at check in time and the home was ready for us to move in. My wife and I were immediately blown away by the a/c set for comfort level on the 95 degree day. All rooms had ceiling fans. This house is a great lake experience. We had all ages to accommodate. Senior, adults, teens and children below the age of seven. Everyone was comfortable with the home. The deck work, dock, and Kayaks available for our use was incredible. Nature around us delivered with deer, birds and landscaping at their best. All considered this is a top notch property for families needing a comfortable place to chill. We will be looking to schedule another stay when family time permits. The H family

Owner response:Thanks so much for the kind words. You folks were great guests and we hope to see you again. Your review was very thoughtful and much appreciated.

Guest Book: Wow!! We had such an amazing time. 1st time in a very long time our family was able to get together. This place is exactly what we needed. 1st time for most of the family to kayak, then tried catching a fish but didn't. It was a very pleasant stay! Thanks!!

Kim, Carlos, Gaylann, Ina, Bonnie, Jeremy, Brayden, Eric, Stacie, Jake, Grant + Luke

"Guest Book Review"

by Kencheska H


We had an amazing stay! The entire family enjoyed our stay. From the breathtaking scenery to the house being well equipped with the things we need to ensure we had fun.
I'm a kitchen gal myself so I think the only things you need are moire pots and cookware, a deep fryer and a freezer for food storage. I spent the majority of my time cooking for everyone and trying to store food. The freezer will cut down on trips to Walmart. (even though I love Wa,Mart) Lol
Also the mixer does not work so you will want to replace that. ! beater didn't turn. Thanks for making the Jones/Brown 2021 vacation a great success! We will definitely visit you guys again in the future!

P.S. Add more board games. They promote family time!!

Owner Note: We did replace the blender, thanks for letting us know. We tried board games for months and spent a crazy amount to time re-organizing them after people left. It got to a point where pieces were lost and it became obvious it was a futile effort (sadly). Thanks for your suggestions and we look forward to seeing you all again!!

"Guest Book Review"

by Stephen H


We had a wonderful time together as a family! The location was great + even though the docks were flooded we still enjoyed the lake! The kayaks were a big hit as well, among both kids and adults alike. Fishing was lots of fun too! Thank you for sharing your lake home with our family! We hope to come back and enjoy it again!

Gratefully, Stephen H.

"Facebook Review"

by Keri A


This was our 3rd trip to Vacation Country Rentals. We had 2 married couples, 4 teenage girls and a vey active 5 year old boy. Our tripo was for Memorial weekend.

By Saturday of our trip all teenage girls were making plans for next yearsvisit and the 5 year old put himself to sleep at 8:35 P.M.

Wonderful atmosphere, great amenities, beautiful lake, gracious host, well maintained grounds and tons of fun!!

We will be back! These places are worth your time and money, no doubt!

Keri A & families

"Airbnb Review #108949"

by Alex J


Our family had a great weekend at this wonderful lake house. Hosts were extremely easy to communicate with and the entire process was simple and painless. The decks, kayaks and waterfront access made this trip memorable.

"Guest Book Review"

by Jamielee T.


We had such a lovely stay in this beautiful home. We've been to other cabins before but this place was immaculate. From the very first time you open the door, the house smells and looks very clean. It's amazing to see how this house was built. Thank you for the fantastic experience. We are already thinking of going back 🙂

"Airbnb Review #103623"

by Alex B.


We had a great time at Pat's Place. We spent our days kayaking and fishing and our evenings grilling and having a fire. It was a beautiful spot with a ton of outdoor space.

Response from Owners:
Great to hear! Thanks so much.

"VRBO & Guest Book Reviews"

by Bonnie S.


VRBO: This property is perfect. We enjoyed our stay over the Eater weekend. Beautiful lake and very serene. Even saw a Bobcat . Everything you needed and more.

Guest Book:

Easter Weekend!!!

What a wonderful peaceful place we called home for 4 days. So helpful if we needed ice or firewood. Lots of kayaking and fires. A great place for kids ro hunt easter eggs. So clean + kitchen fully stocked. Thank You

The S and C families

"Guest Book Review"

by Trey L


Great Place to visit with long time friends! B-1 C-1 Class of 1976 Whoop ATM

We had a great stay!

"Airbnb Review"

by Tera


Great house, beautiful views and good communication from the owners. We really enjoyed our short stay and only wish we had more time, we were in town for our son's wedding so it was a busy weekend. Hope to come back when we have more time to enjoy the lake.

Private feedback: “You have a beautiful place and my family absolutely loved it and the view. Thank you for being so responsive before and during our stay

"Google Review"

by Leyla A


Hard to imagine a more welcoming place to spend your time with friends and family than Vacation Country Rentals! After our first time a few years ago we really fell in love with the place and became regular guests. Everything is perfect here - lovely spotless very well-equipped houses (I believe we stayed in each one :-), comfortable beds, relaxing atmosphere, cute backyards or cozy decks with a nice view, if you prefer to stay on the lake. Vacation Country Rentals is suitable for recreation in any season and weather. Last time even two days heavy rain couldn't ruin our stay. In our hearts, Mark and Brenda have won the title of Superhosts forever.

Wow, what an awesome and much appreciated review!
What we do here wouldn’t be possible without the guests we’re so fortunate to attract. It makes our job not only easy, but enjoyable.
Thanks so much. Until next time!!’

"Air BnB & Guest Book Review"

by Liliana P


“This is an excellent place to be in touch with nature and the house amenities are a plus”.

Guest Book: Very Pleasant Stay. Thank you for providing us a beautiful clean home. We had a wonderful time. We'll consider this place once again during summer. We had colorful days, Happy New Year!!!

"VRBO Review"

by Greg B


My family, including folks from age 1 to 87, had a fabulous long weekend at Pat's Place. The house is amazing, especially all of the outdoor facilities. We are all wowed by the quality of the woodwork (stairways, sitting areas, docks, etc) that gave the place a treehouse feel. Mark and Brenda were super helpful answering questions and making arrangements for things like extra firewood to enable our repeated use of the firepit down by the lake. Though it was cool, the kayaks provided are in great condition and we were able to use them several times. There's plenty to do within reasonable driving distance if you have kids (i.e. Texas State Railroad/Polar Express, Grapeland Safari, etc). Inside the house, everything was clean and well functioning with a good mix of private and open space to enable good family time. We would absolutely stay here again!

"VRBO Review"

by Larence


Great Lake side property with a view. You’re in the country so don’t expect great internet haha. But it's a great away to getaway from the digital world.

Owner response: Hi Larence, I wish you had called or perhaps seen the note in the book about resetting the modem. While we aren't up to city standards it's usually quite sufficient. Thanks for the review!

"Google Review (VCR)"

by F.B.C.


The house was super clean and inviting. Each switch on the wall was labelled as to what it controlled. The beds were comfortable and the surroundings were calming. We avoided a hurricane in our state by being there and were so glad we missed it and were able to relax. Everything was tended to and the house looks almost brand new. The backyard was wonderful with a fire pit of which we took advantage. Deer roam like cats in the neighborhood. We saw at least five. Again, a relaxing stay!

"Facebook Review"

by James W


Vacation Country Rentals is our favorite getaway destination. The views are beautiful. The grounds are breathtaking. The homes are clean and have lots of amenities. There are so many things children of all ages can participate in. Kayaks are available. The staff is readily available for anything you might need. We have stayed four times in three different homes and looking forward to the next house we rent. Do yourself a favor and book at Vacation Country Rentals.

"Air BnB Review"

by Erika P


“Our family loved spending the weekend here! We really enjoyed the kayaks while on the lake. The sandy bottom around the dock made it an enjoyable experience for swimmers. The house is very spacious and clean. There was also an easy to use gas grill. There was plenty of pots/pans/dishes to use and labels on the cabinets made it easy to find. We also enjoyed swimming around the dock. The hosts were also welcoming. The hosts sent me their contact information via text which allowed me to text them if needed which was a huge comfort.”

"VRBO Review"

by Norfarhana


We were looking for a quiet weekend getaway which we can just spend time chilling and enjoy Lake activities and Pat’s Place provides exactly that and more! It was a private place to ourselves (3 families with kids between 1 to 9 years old) and we had a good time swimming at the Lake, fishing and Kayaking... BBQ and Bonfire at night were the icing on the cake! Pat’s Place had plenty of rooms and space for all 14 of us. Very well equipped and Clean. Will definitely come here again some day.

"Air BnB Review"

by Lori L.


“What a wonderful peaceful stay! Our family of 7 enjoyed every minute we were here. Mark and Brenda were lovely responsive hosts. We spent much of our time outside enjoying the kayaks and lake (kids caught MANY fish right off the dock). The owners take excellent care of the property inside and out. Highly recommend this property.”

Owner Response:
We're so glad you folks enjoyed the home and grounds. We sure do appreciate the fine review and we look forward to seeing you in the future.

"VRBO Review"

by Margaret R


The house was immaculate, and everything was in working order. The kitchen was well equipped with just about everything one would need. We enjoyed the spectacular views of the lake from the home as well as from the many decks with plenty of tables and chairs. Our family spent quite a bit of time fishing from the dock or out on the lake in one of the many kayaks. A firepit with a starter supply of firewood created a pleasant evening of roasting marshmallows and enjoying s’mores. The property owners were quick to respond to my inquiries before our stay. Would definitely recommend!

Owner Response:
We sure appreciate the nice review and we are happy you enjoyed your stay and found our amenities to be satisfactory!!

"VRBO Review & Guest Book"

by Gary


We enjoyed our 2 day stay. . .most of our free time was swimming, kayaking, playing games and just hanging together as a family. Thanks for a low key place to get away and regroup as a family (14 of us!!). Only thing we noticed was that the couches weren't real supportive.

Guest Book: This house is great for big families and a great get away from life as we know it (Covid-19) Thank Y'all so much.

"Guest Book Review (V.C.R.)"

by Erin M. & Dubcak Family.


Oh my goodness, what a wonderful home. Our family (+3 best friends) had such a FABULOUS time! Our boys lived the lake!! The home was perfect and we all want to come back next year. 🙂

P.S. Can you make the fish bite? (ha)

Owner Response: I wish we could make the fish bite! Ironically, one of the kids next door caught a huge Bass that was over 10 pounds. No scale but I saw the pictures, it was a whopper! I want him to give me lessons! lol

"Air BnB Review"

by Brian L


“Great house! The hosts were communicative and understanding. The house provides kayaks, a fire place, plenty of space that make it perfect for a family reunion.”

"Air BnB Review"

by Robyn B


“We loved Pat’s Place! The lake views are gorgeous and kids really enjoyed swimming and kayaking. Only small issue was the washer did not work in the house. With 6 kiddos and baby, we really needed a washer and dryer. Hosts were very helpful and let us use their laundry facilities down the road, but it wasn’t ideal.”

Owner Response: Thanks for the nice review Robyn. Yes, we were truly disappointed when the repairman came out earlier that day to replace the pump and stated it needed an additional part. Coupled with it being the 4th of July weekend we were stuck between a rock and a hard place. We do apologize for the inconvenience.

"Homeaway/VRBO Review"

by Dianna F.


Clean, well equiped kitchen, beautiful views. Great for families.

"Air BnB Review"

by Austin S.


“Wow!! This house is absolutely amazing. My favorite part of my stay was enjoying a cup of coffee on the spacious deck and looking out over the beautiful lake, cannot beat that! Our group had such a blast with the awesome amenities that come with the house! 10/10 would recommend.”

Owner response:
Thanks so much!!

"Vacation Country Rentals Review"

by Kathy Z.


We all had a great time at Pats Place! Lots of fishing, one night until 11:00, the boys thought that was cool.

"Facebook Review: V.C.R."

by Deborah J


Peacefulness. Terrific Owners/Care takers! Family friendly

"Facebook Review: Vacation Country Rentals"

by Angela A


We rented Lakeside, Pat's Place and Henry's Hideaway for a family reunion with about 30 people. The houses were clean and spacious with everything you could need. The back deck overlooking the lake was a great place to gather and spend the day. One person brought a fishing boat and was able to take the kids out fishing. It was a great weekend and we plan to come back. I highly recommend Vacation Country Rentals for a great getaway spot. It was relaxing, comfortable and beautiful!

"Bike Race"

by Vivis Racing


WOW! This property was perfect for our Teams Race weekend. The place was immaculate. The host was very nice. Every one had such a good time. As a matter of fact, we are trying to coordinate our team camp here sometime later in the year as well. We look forward to staying here once again. Thank you. -Vivis Racing-

"Air BnB Review"

by Heather B


Took a group family trip to Pat’s Place and had a blast! We were able to get away from the city and, with little phone service, be able to dive in and spend quality time together! Pat’s Place has stunning views and is a great place for your next go away!

Owner response: Verizon works well or you can use wifi calling most times. I wish we could improve on this but it's the price we pay for being rural. Of course, there are perks as well. 🙂

"Air BnB Review"

by Kenna G


Mark and Brenda were wonderful hosts! Definitely recommend to anyone looking for a nice vacation rental for their group. We stayed at their house Pat's Place in mid-October with a group of friends to celebrate a couple of 40th birthdays and watch the Astros big win! From booking the trip to checking in with us after our stay, Mark and Brenda were incredibly helpful, friendly, and quick to respond with all communications. The home and amenities provided made it the perfect place to catch up and make new memories that we'll never forget. I'm happy that I also had the opportunity to meet both Mark and Brenda when they delivered ice to the property - another great perk that comes along with this vacation home! We would gladly stay at one of their properties again in the future.

"Air BnB Review"

by Lokesh D


Awesome place to have a relaxing time!! Very well maintained!!

"Air BnB Review"

by Sandie W


The place was amazing made memories with the family! Really enjoyed our stay!

"All you could want in this house!!"

by Susan B.


Fantastic house with lots of room! Owners thought of absolutely everything - from labeling all the cabinets and light switches (you can find whatever you need quickly ) to ceiling fans in every room and several types of kayaks. We could not have been happier with our stay!! The deck was huge and although the stairs up and down from the lake were a challenge - it certainly kept us in shape! Kayaks were the surprise hit of our weekend - who knew how easy and fun they would be!! Peaceful cove to paddle around with unbeatable view. Watching the sunset on the water was so relaxing. Five stars for this house - no question about it!!

"Air BnB Review"

by Miguel R


We had such a great time!Awesome place to enjoy with family & friends. Kids enjoyed fishing & kayaking. Mark & Brenda were very quick in responding to questions and did a great job-communicating. We will return soon.

"Air BnB Review"

by Christine C


We had the most amazing family trip. Everyone commented on how wonderful it was. We had a fabulous time at this beautiful lake house and could not recommend it any higher to people wanting a fun family getaway. The hosts were immediately responsive and offered advice for local fun. Truly a fabulous time!

"Facebook Review: Vacation Country Rentals"

by Mike L


We stayed at Pat’s Place. Before we arrived we got great information that answered all our questions before we had to ask. We arrived to a spotless beautiful lake home with spectacular multi level decks, boat docks for the kayaks and swimming, fire pit complete with stacked fire wood. When it rain one evening the owner gave us fresh dry wood before we asked... our family was as. comfortable as if we were home. Thanks for a memorable weekend . Cheers

"Google Review: Vacation Country Rentals"

by Jeremy W


We enjoyed the house and the lake. Was able to comfortably sleep 12-14 people. Secluded spaces on the deck and lake front. Perfect place to watch the sunset.

Response from the owner:
Thank you Jeremy, we’re glad you enjoyed the home. We’d love to see you come back again!

"Air BnB Review"

by Jimmy H


Very peaceful place to spend a weekend

"Air BnB Review"

by Vanessa B


This place is even better than the pictures! It’s so beautiful and tons of fun! I will Definitely be returning !

"Facebook Review: Vacation Country Rentals"

by Patti D


Stayed at Pat's Place. Beautiful home, beautiful property, owners care about their guests, great communication, loved the kayaks on the calm cove, beautiful sunset, many outdoor seating areas with great views, nice fire pit. Great open floor plan with plenty of space. I would have rated a 5, but feel the beds could be improved with more comfortable mattresses and some of the frames were creaky waking us up with movement. That's my only negative comment, and I'm picky. Other than that, we love it.

Owner response:
Thanks Patti, we call it the Goldilocks complex. Some people like hard beds, some like soft. We tried to hit in between and go part way of each. We did replace a few bed frames and found a damaged box spring. We also added some thicker pads that people have liked. We will monitor it and obtain feedback. Thanks again!!!

"Pat's Place is an awesome home with amazing views! Loved everything about the home, amenities, etc."

by Paula D


My family ENJOYED our stay at "Pat's House." The home was clean and well-maintained. Each bedroom had more than enough towels, and other necessities. Mark Copus provided great customer service and not only will I recommend Pat's Place/VCRs, I also plan to return as a guest.
Awesome and we will return!!

"Wonderful, Relaxing, Great View!"

by Ginger G.


Wonderful place to stay, like living in the treetops. House has everything you need and more! The Copus' have thought of everything. We're coming back.

"Facebook Review: Vacation Country Rentals"

by Laura Hall


The views of the lake are breathtaking with great access to the water for fishing, kayaking, swimming or simply hanging out. We stayed at Pat's Place. The home and grounds are beautifully maintained and it is so peaceful there. The customer service was outstanding as well!

I can't recommend Vacation Country Rentals enough for the perfect getaway location ... big group or small!

Owner Response:
Awesome review, thanks so much!

"The property is gorgeous! Great location, lots of space, fabulous landscaping!"

by Kristen C


We used this house for our wedding weekend to accommodate all of our guests. We also rented Pats Place right next door. Mark and Brenda are phenomenal hosts and highly exceeded our expectations. These cabins are HUGE there's lots of space to relax, cook, sit by the fire, and be with the people you love! It even rained all morning on Saturday and we loved sitting on the huge porch drinking coffee and watching the rain. My friends and all I split the price and it made this rental very affordable. If you're looking to have a fantastic time in the piney woods this is exactly what you're looking for!

"Facebook Review: Vacation Country Rentals"

by Brandon A


My wife and I had a small wedding/ family retreat here and it was more than we could have imagined. Brenda and Mark were helpful and willing to work with us to make this weekend unforgettable. All of our family members commented on how peaceful and relaxing the rental houses were.

It is the perfect place to gather family and friends because it has spacious common areas on the decks and enough privacy within the houses. It is also very affordable considering the amount of people per house. We hope to come back soon!

Owner note:
3 homes were rented for this wedding. Lakeside, Pat's and Henry's.

"Wonderful property with excellent accommodations"

by Shelia G.


Pat Place was extremely impressive. Upon arrival we noticed how beautiful the cabin was and how it overlooked the lake. The management staff Mark and his wife were right there to answer any questions we may have had. We were very pleased with all the amenities and how clean and pleasant the interior of the cabin was. All of our guest who stayed at the cabin were very impressed and were ready to book the cabin again for next year. We highly recommend this cabin for a wonderful retreat and we are looking forward to our next stay.

"Relaxing Getaway"

by Jeff W (Austin TX.)


We had a very relaxing, enjoyable time at Pat's Place. The house is well-maintained and paddling in the kayak's was a lot of fun too. I would definitely recommend staying here.

"Fantastic Spring Break"

by New Guest


Pat's Place was a great property. It easily accommodate our group of 11 with children and grand parents. The kayaks were a hit and it was great not having to haul a canoe from home. Everything in the home was new, clean and in working order. This was our second visit to Vacation Country Rentals. We previously stayed in Awesome View. The properties and Houston County Lake combine for a classic family lake vacation. Don't hesitate to book!

"Amazing Getaway"

by Barbara S


Went for spring break. Had a wonderful time with the family fishing, kayaking and making smores by the fire pit at night. The beds were clean and comfortable, the kitchen was well provisioned and the wifi was suitable for streaming Amazon or Netflix movies at night. The lake was quiet and lots of wildlife around to entertain us during the day. The marina was within walking distance and had some basic supplies and bait for sale, but they were out of bait when we were there. When you go, follow the signs that say "Rental Houses" for the last few turns, not your GPS. Definitely someplace we will return to in the future!

"A lovely home"

by Buist F


This home was a delightful place for our family (with our kids and their spouses and our grandkids) to gather for a wonderful week together. It was a beautiful and well furnished home. The kitchen was well stocked with everything we needed to prepare meals--and nice new appliances. The decks were amazing, and we so enjoyed eating out on the main porch overlooking the lake. We loved having the kayaks available for the kids (and grown-ups) to be able to wander around the lake. We also appreciated having good wi-fi connections.

"A perfect place to bring in the new year!"

by Erin m


The parking was ample. The front porch was large. Once opening the door I was amazed at the space. Our group of 13 would have more than enough room. Everything was immaculate. The decor was perfect and inviting. A giant island with tons of seating was smack in the middle. This quickly became the center of our party. Every appliance or extra you could want was in the cabinets and drawers, griddle, waffle maker, etc. made cooking super easy. All the bedrooms had a tv and dresser, extra blankets, and super comfy beds. The living room has large sofas and a couple stuffed rockers. Perfect for reading. The deck is really can't describe could have 5 different parties on each little sitting area. Very impressive. Off the living room is some stairs. Go on down and it's a game room, perfect for the kids to unwind and give the adults some space. Lots of bean bags downstairs for people to crash on and watch movies. The owners are really nice and easy to talk to. They provided lots of info about the area and things to do. We enjoyed our stay. Got to see some amazing fireworks on the lake, definitely coming back in the summer. Can't wait to go swimming!

"A wonderful time at Pats Place."

by Bobby C


The house is beautiful, spacious, and the decking is amazing. We were able to spend quality time with family and friends in a quiet and beautiful setting. We really enjoyed the outside fire pit. Kayaking on the lake and fishing off the deck was an added bonus. We will be back and will tell all our friends about this gorgeous home. Mark & Brenda were extremely nice and very accommodating.

from $700 / night


Oct 9-14

Pats has an incredible amount of decking and landscaping. The decks light at night and present the guests with an awesome show.

As you drive up to Pats you suddenly get the feeling you made the right choice!

Pat's Place is stunning when the night falls and the lights come on.

The kayaks are for your use, no need to share with others.. Put a life jacket on, hop on a kayak and explore!

We weren't joking when we nicknamed the home the Big Treehouse. This porch is nestled in the trees. There's plenty more decks if you don't like heights! lol

Being at Pat's and being in the tree canopy so close to the lake provides amazing views.

Looking at the home from the cantilevered deck.

Need more homes? More room for a bigger crowd? We have the room, plus an event center.

Looking at the cantilevered deck from the main deck off the L.R.

I took off from Pat's dock and went straight up. This is what I saw.

Enjoy a game of basketball on our full court.

A closer view of the home shows just how pretty the setting of Pats Place is.

The front porch with gas grill, table, chairs and fans! The grill is attached to a large tank (no running out of gas)

Pat's dock looking back into the cove.

Use these accurate (down to the furniture) renderings coupled with the pictures to fully understand the interior layout.

This is the lower water side rendering. The living area sets above it and both areas have sizable decks.

This picture is taken from the front door area. It shows the open and roomy interior quite well.

The open floor plan allows all guests to mingle and enjoy family time together.

The clean and modern kitchen with (not shown mini fridge.)

Our guests love the open concept. The main living areas extend about 50'.

Open the blinds and view the lake from the comfort of the living areas.

The home has two masters with decks and tables directly off the rooms. We'll call this Master Bed #1

Bathroom for Master Bedroom #1

Master Bedroom #2. We have televisions in all our bedrooms with cable.

Bathroom for Master Bedroom #2

While we call this the gameroom (Kids seem to gravitate to this downstairs room.) it could be considered a 6th bedroom. It has its own full bath with tub/shower.

The gameroom bathroom.

The bright and cheery Queen Bedroom #1

The upper level communal bathroom. All bathrooms are tiled with enamel tubs and granite counters throughout.

Upper level queen bedroom #2

The bunk room with twin top full on bottom. To the right side is a 32" television w/cable.

The laundry area is located off the entry foyer.

The view from the cantilevered deck up towards Pats.

The sunsets can be incredible. The shaded view iis westerly, watch the sun set over the lake..

A drone shot of Pat's Place showing the layout of decking,

Pats Place: looking at the fire pit to the kayak house, covered seating area , fish cleaning station and on into the picturesque cove.

With all the trees it's difficult to

The light show begins as evening approaches. Enjoy the balmy lake breezes in the cabana

The Lower deck off the game room. There are so many to choose from.

Grab a book, grab the phone and post to social media, what better spot! We have large table umbrellas in warmer weather.

We have an event hall that's perfect for smaller weddings, corporate events and reunions.

Your personal dock with boat slip, shade cover and fans await your family's fish and swim fest.

This phot of lake fog from a cool morning. When the water is warmer than the air, it forms steam the can engulf the entire lake.

Spring time brings dogwoods, azaleas and lights!!