Spacious Waterfront Getaway w/ Deck, Patio & Dock!

Gun Barrel CityTXUS
Sleeps 145 BR2 BA


Lakefront living is right around the corner when you escape to this striking vacation rental. Boasting 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and a 2-tiered boat dock, this incredible home guarantees an unforgettable excursion, no matter how you choose to spend your time. Round out an action-packed afternoon on Cedar Creek Reservoir with a meal at Main Street Bar & Grill - just 1 mile away! With its sprawling deck space, private yard, and fully equipped kitchen, this stunning Texas abode is a must-stay.


  • Central Heating
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Self Check-In
  • Central Air Conditioning
  • Wireless Internet (WIFI)
  • Deck
  • Free Parking
  • Waterfront
  • Kitchen
  • Washer
  • Essentials


Location Details

OUTDOOR ATTRACTIONS: Cedar Creek Reservoir (on-site), Gun Barrel City Park (1.9 miles), Maybank - Highway 175 to 198 (5.3 miles), Whatz-Up Fun Park (6.8 miles), Purtis Creek State Park (9.2 miles), East Texas Arboretum (18.4 miles), Honky Tonk Canton (25.0 miles)

BOAT RENTALS: Cedar Creek Water Sports (1.4 miles), Lone Star Marina (12.0 miles)

LOCAL EATS: W456 Upscale American Restaurant (0.6 miles), Whiskey River Bar & Grill (0.7 miles), Huddle House (1.3 miles), Main Street Bar & Grill (1.3 miles), Vetoni's Italian Restaurant (1.6 miles), The Jalapeno Tree (2.2 miles), Vernons Lakeside (5.0 miles), Lakeview Burger (9.1 miles)

VISIT: Athens (19.9 miles), Canton (24.2 miles), Tyler (53.3 miles)

DALLAS (~58.0 miles): The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, Dallas Zoo, Perot Museum of Nature and Science, The Dallas World Aquarium, Reunion Tower, Klyde Warren Park

AIRPORT: Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (78.2 miles)


6 reviews


    First, we did not receive check-in instructions in a timely matter because Karen (the contract person) "sent the information to the wrong number". I reached out at 2:42pm for the lock box code and received zero response until 3:39pm. Per the email we received from Evolve, check-in was at 3pm. We had to contact evolve directly to get a code for the lock box as we stood in the heat waiting.Second, we arrive to no dishwasher with a note taped to it with a bandaid, saying it was broken. Yes, a bandaid. We had 10 people in a house with no dishwasher and were not informed it was broken before arrival. I am sure you can imagine how fun that was hand washing dishes all weekend. The kitchen disposal also wasn't working. Third, the shower head in the master bathroom was taped together with masking tape. The shower head would not stay up and we had 5 people using that bathroom. Masking tape- really?Fourth, we purchased a box fan for the master bedroom, which we left there, because the room was incredibly warm all day/night. Feel free to keep it for the next guest.Fifth, there was a mouse in the kitchen. An actual mouse. It ran under the sink and when we opened the cabinets, we saw that there was a pack of mouse traps so apparently, it is an issue that hasn't been resolved. A few other things: we found several roaches inside, there was no hammock as advertised, I think a "fully stocked kitchen" is a bit of a stretch, per the listing. Ice maker in fridge also wasn't working. We reached out to evolve and the property manager before posting this but with no success (email we received was kicked back to us). I would take your money elsewhere, personally. I have pictures of all of the above issues as well if anyone has any questions to the accuracy of this review. We rented this property over July 4th weekend and paid a premium. I would never rent this place again.

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Published August 4, 2022
    Manager's Response:

    Hi there, we take it seriously when guests let us know that we missed the mark, and after sending your feedback to the homeowner, they’d like to share the following: We strive to provide all of our guests with a 5-star experience and sincerely apologize that your stay fell short of expectations. The dishwasher is in the process of being repaired, we are just waiting on some parts to arrive, and we apologize that this impacted your stay. We plan on looking into each and every one of your concerns to ensure that future guests do not share your experience. Thanks for your valuable feedback!

  • Get Away From it All


    My extended family and I thought this house was a hidden gem. It slept all of us comfortably, had plenty of space and the shaded porch was a surprise bonus.

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Amanda M.
    Published July 13, 2022
  • Not as advertised


    Hard to contact and get ahold of even the day of and during. Found roaches in rooms and live bugs in the master bedroom bed. Advertised cable and didn’t have any. Pictures online are misleading to the true state of the home at least on the outside. The paddle boat didn’t work and was filthy would only turn left. Hammock wasn’t useable, covered in dried bird poop. We had a good time, but We would not recommend for the price and what they are advertising

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Payton P.
    Published June 24, 2022
  • Best get away ever


    We needed a lake trip that felt long enough and was close but with the right views and vibes and this was it. Everyone has a bed! So much space! So much privacy! East lake access for adults and kids! So clean and has everything you need!!! Can’t wait to come back!!!

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Monica K.
    Published June 1, 2022
  • Beautiful and peaceful


    This property was just awesome. Great place to lay your head and relax. Will definitely stay next year when I come.

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Ralph M.
    Published April 27, 2022
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