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The Great Escape Lakeside, Sleeps Up to 45

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'Go Fish' Pool, Lazy River, Giant Waterslide, Kiddy Slide, Hot Tub
Privately gated 10 acres
1 of 35'Go Fish' Pool, Lazy River, Giant Waterslide, Kiddy Slide, Hot Tub
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Overview
13 bedrooms
11 bathrooms
45 guests
3 nights minimum
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Featured on Fox TV (Google 'Great Escape Lakeside's Fox TV appearance!') and in the Guinness Book of World Records for the World's Largest Word Search, The Great Escape has a 40,000 gallon 'Go Fish' pool, spa, and multi-speed lazy river plus 2 story waterslide AND a kiddy waterslide too! There's also human bowling, human foosball, a basketball court, a soccer billiards court, fishing, kyaking, canoeing, and more--all on 10 privately gated acres. Indoors, EVERYthing is about GAMES families have loved for generations--young & old! There's a giant in-floor piano, huge teak chess set, life-sized Operation Game, an interactive CLUE themed escape room, the world's first residential laser maze, TV family game show studio, commercial arcade games, movie theater, giant lite brite, and so much mo...Featured on Fox TV (Google 'Great Escape Lakeside's Fox TV appearance!') and in the Guinness Book of World Records for the World's Largest Word Search, The Great Escape has a 40,000 gallon 'Go Fish' pool, spa, and multi-speed lazy river plus 2 story waterslide AND a kiddy waterslide too! There's also human bowling, human foosball, a basketball court, a soccer billiards court, fishing, kyaking, canoeing, and more--all on 10 privately gated acres. Indoors, EVERYthing is about GAMES families have loved for generations--young & old! There's a giant in-floor piano, huge teak chess set, life-sized Operation Game, an interactive CLUE themed escape room, the world's first residential laser maze, TV family game show studio, commercial arcade games, movie theater, giant lite brite, and so much more... Bring 2 people---or bring 45 --- and you'll have a reunion, get together, meeting, or vacation...that the whole group will be talking excitedly about...for years to come! We have three very unique properties and this -- The Great Escape Lakeside--is the newest and most custom-built. The first one, Ever After Estate was on HGTV's 'Most Outrageous Homes' and Travel & Leisure Magazine called our Sweet Escape 'More fun than Disney..' but Great Escape outdoes them both! ***ANSWERS TO SOME COMMONLY ASKED QUESTIONS*** 1. How Can We Sleep 45 People In 13 Bedrooms? ---The Great Escape's main website has a floor plan illustrating the layout of the beds we have in the 13 rooms. Assuming each King & Queen bed has 2 people in it, then the 13 bedrooms sleep 34 people. Additionally, The Great Escape has 6 twin rollaways, 2 twin sleeper sofas (couches w/ pullout beds), and 1 futon. There are also 2-3 pack-n-play cribs and several luxury seats in the Jumanji theater...that recline fully like beds. 2. Are The Rates Negotiable? ---Our own website has the most up-to-date rates. Sorry, but they are not adjustable. You will find, however, that the $1295-$1645 (+tax/cleaning) we typically get per night is a much better deal than trying to sleep 15-45 people in a hotel-- plus, obviously, The Great Escape Lakeside is FAR more unforgettably fun & exciting! 3. Is There Any Way Around The 3 Night Minimum ? ---Only if there's a 1-2 night gap between two guests. If, for example, one guest is leaving on Wednesday and another guest is arriving that same Friday...*then* you CAN rent those 2 nights from Wednesday to Friday. If you can't find any short gaps during the time of year you'd like to stay....consider just going ahead and renting the full 3 nights! Even if you don't sleepover on the 3rd night, you'll still get to checkout as late as you want since you would have technically booked through the following morning!! 4. Can I Have My Wedding At The Great Escape Lakeside? --Absolutely! Our main site actually has an entire section devoted to weddings, rentals for weddings, photos of past weddings, etc;. If you plan to have more than 125 through 140 people at your wedding, you'll need to use a larger 'wow' property we manage: The Ever After Estate 62 acre marsh island. 5. Can I Bring My Pets? ---Goldfish? No problem! That side, there's a $25/day fee for potty-trained, hypoallergenic dogs-- allowed on a case-by-case basis (almost always allowed, that is!) Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: 47-2477581More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Shoes off, please : )
Bathrooms
8 Attached (ensuite), 1 Half bath, 2 Full baths
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About the Owner
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Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2010
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Reviewed 22 September 2019

This house is what is described and more! Not only did it provide an expansive sleeping area but also had so many fun activities, cleverly themed decor and storage space to make our weekend unforgettable. One of the quotes of the weekend was “can we...More

Date of stay: September 2019
1  Thank 485mayrar
Reviewed 3 May 2019

We had 7 13 year old boys, 3 15 year old girls, 13 adults. We all had a wonderful time. There was something for everyone to do. The house was amazing. The pool and lazy river was the best.

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank roxiegr
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Reviewed 15 September 2017

The pool and lazy river are AWESOME! The kids and adults loved the slide! The house is AMAZING, No doubt, but it does NOT really sleep 45. The dungeon room is not even wide enough to fit a twin bed by itself (even though it...More

Date of stay: September 2017
5  Thank rhoads4
Management response:Responded 17 September 2017

Hi, Thank you for your review! I worked reeeeaally hard on dreaming up & creating The Great Escape Lakeside so it's awesome to hear (and see) families enjoying amenities like the lazy river and karaoke system! I'm sorry you feel misled re: sleeping arrangements at...More

Reviewed 1 September 2017

What an amazing time! We stayed for a single night with 5 other families. That's right... 5 other families! At last count, we had 13 adults and 22 kids... and the house didn't feel crowded. We absolutely loved the pool and the slide. We also...More

Date of stay: August 2017
1  Thank Zac B
Reviewed 15 August 2017

My family and I stayed at the Great Escape Lakeside Retreat and it was a week filled with love, laughter and happiness. Andrew, Belinda and Ginger went above and beyond to assure that we had a memorable experience. They truly were on call for anything....More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank kmcmuldren
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Balcony
Grill
Boat Available
Ceiling Fans
Central Heating
Children's Pool
Suitable For Children Under 5
Deck
Dishwasher
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Game Room
Garage
Internet Access
Iron
Hot Tub
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Patio
Pool Table
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Shared Outdoor Pool (Heated)
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Water Views
Waterfront
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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10 privately gated acres !
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