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Entire house hosted by Beth
6 guests2 bedrooms4 beds1.5 bathrooms
Entire home
You’ll have the house to yourself.
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Self check-in
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Great location
91% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
Lake Me Away is a beautiful retreat on Lake Sara. The full house, garage & dock give you everything you want in a lake vacation.
Situated in a lovely cove that's just across the lake from the public beach, a Marina & Pinky's Restaurant.
The house is kept up-to-date with light colors & decor, and a stunning view of the lake. The all season porch is a great space to chill out & makes relaxing a breeze during your stay. The dock is equipped with all the amenities too, to truly 'lake' you away!

The space
House – Two bedrooms (one King, two twins) & one full bath. Fully equipped kitchen (including dishwasher (new in 2021!), microwave and Keurig coffee maker). Living room with TV (basic local networks available & a DVD player) and pull out sofa bed. All season porch with couch & chair, and small table with chairs. Additional space heating in porch during winter season.

Outdoor deck with seating. Gas grill, table & chairs and firepit (new in 20211). Firewood available between Lake Me Away house & the neighbors.

Garage – Bikes stored inside & available for guest use. Large trash cans located inside the garage.

Dock – Stairs get you down to the dock. Upper and lower deck with lots of seating. Gas grill is there as well. Covered space with refrigerator, sink and to house paper goods, additional kitchen & cleaning items; life jackets and water toys stored in there. Life jackets are required.

Half bathroom available on the dock too. Dock will accommodate two boats tied-up; lift is not available to guests. Kayaks and paddleboards (new for 2021!) available for use. Dock area is CLOSED & not operational during cold season (November-March/April).

Please be respectful of ALL items in ALL spaces. Smoking, tobacco or marijuana, is not allowed anywhere on the property.

** A refundable security deposit of $250.00 is required.
** Owner does require short term lease agreement to be signed as well. Will be sent for signature once Airbnb booking is complete.

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
2 single beds
Common spaces
1 sofa bed


Free parking on premises
Washing machine
Air conditioning
Patio or balcony
Hair dryer

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4.91 out of 5 stars from 11 reviews



Effingham, Illinois, United States

Lake Sara is an 800 acre lake, with 27 miles of shoreline located 4 miles west of Effingham. Lake Sara has many attractions both on and off the lake. It has a public beach that is open from Memorial Day to Labor Day, two marinas, two restaurants, a camp ground and several area golf courses. The lake offers boating, fishing, swimming and kayaking activities.

Lake Rules:
** Life Jackets are required for all persons under the age of 13.
** Skiing, tubing & wake boarding is allowed sunrise to sunset Monday-Saturday, and 9a-6p CST on Sunday. Participants MUST wear a life jacket AND an orange or white cap. Must be at least two people in boat with a skier (one driving + one spotting).
** No skiing is allowed within 50 feet of the shore or shoreline improvements.
** No jet skis.
** Fishing: bass, channel catfish, blue gill, white and black crappie

Hosted by Beth

Joined in October 2020
  • 11 Reviews
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Host is local so guests can contact her via phone as necessary.
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: within an hour
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Things to know

House rules
Check-in: 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Check out: 11:00 AM
Self check-in with lockbox
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Health & safety
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Airbnb's social distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm
Security Deposit – if you damage the home, you may be charged up to ₹18503
Cancellation policy

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