Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Book Your Spring Golf Packages Today!

Spring is just around the corner and now is the time to book your Spring golf packages! With many exquisite golf courses at the Lake of the Ozarks, this area is perfect for a golf getaway. Your Lake Vacation will take care of all the details so you can sit back, relax and enjoy your vacation! Take a look at some of our recommended golf courses to see which ones you want to play while you're here.

The Cove at the Lodge of Four Seasons

With 72 bunkers, rolling hills, and water coming into play on 9 of the holes, this par-71 course is anything but tame. The four sets of tees tip out at 6,553 yards, but start at 5,172 so players of all abilities can enjoy this classic design. In typical Robert Trent Jones, Sr. fashion, The Cove is a target golf course putting an emphasis on getting the ball in play off of the tee.

The Ridge at the Lodge of Four Seasons

Many golfers refer to the course’s altitude drops and generous landing areas as “player-friendly”. This par-72 course offers rolling hills, natural rock outcroppings, native wildflowers, and beautiful views of The Lake. With four sets of tees ranging from 4,617 to 6,447 yards, The Ridge offers a challenging layout for golfers of all skill levels. When it’s all said and done golfers leave The Ridge with a smile, remembering a course like no other in the mid-west.

Hidden Lakes at Tan-Tar-A Resort 

Hidden Lakes Course has been ranked by USA Today as one of the best nine-hole courses in the U.S. This championship course is situated inside the gates of the beautiful, Tan-Tar-A Resort. The course features lush zoysia fairways and large bentgrass greens.

The Oaks at Tan-Tar-A Resort

The Oaks Course was designed by world renowned architects Bruce Devlin and Robert Von Hagge and is part of the beautiful Tan-Tar-A Resort. This championship layout, carved out of the natural Ozark hills, places a premium on accurate shots and strategic course management. Its multiple tee boxes and beautiful Bermuda and Zoysia fairways make this championship course a unique and enjoyable xperience for the expert as well as the novice. Its undulating Bentgrass greens, breathtaking elevation changes and scenic views of the Lake make this course a must play on your next visit to the Lake of the Ozarks.

Old Kinderhook 

Spectacular vistas, elevations and a championship layout meanders through the Ozark hills. Tom Weiskopf has designed another masterpiece in Old Kinderhook, turning the rolling topography, rock waterfalls and flowering trees into one of the Midwest's finest courses. Each hole captures a special aspect of the terrain and offers an experience to delight golfers of all skill levels. Amenities include driving and practice ranges, two putting greens, short game and bunker practice area, clubhouse and pro shop, fine and casual dining, locker rooms, lounge, meeting rooms, swimming, tennis, and health and fitness area.

Osage National Golf Resort 

Osage National's original 18 holes, designed in 1992 by Arnold Palmer, feature 7,150 yards of zoysia fairways and bentgrass greens. An additional nine holes (3,559 yards) have been added to create three 18-hole combinations. The course is laid out on beautifully forested, rolling terrain and surrounded by lakes, creeks and the imposing bluffs of the Osage River. This tranquil setting provides the backdrop for a challenging, enjoyable golf experience.

Bear Creek Valley Golf Club 

Bear Creek Valley Golf Club meanders through 250 acres of colorful Ozark forest, meadows and scenic valleys along “Little Bear Creek”. The course has zoysia fairways, subtle L93 bentgrass greens and multiple tee settings, which will insure an enjoyable, yet challenging, round of golf. The facilities include a casual restaurant and lounge, as well as, a driving range, putting green, and pro shop.

Golf Club at Deer Chase 

Deer Chase offers a challenging track through the beautiful Auglaize River valley and surrounding hills. The course features Bermuda fairways overseeded for early spring green-up, multiple zoysia tees and the largest bentgrass green settings in the area. Golf facilities include a driving range, golf shop and practice and chipping greens. Also on the premises is the friendly Chase Tower Grill plus a clubhouse banquet facility with seating for 200.

Lake Valley Country Club 

Voted #1 course at the Lake, Lake Valley features an unusual balance of six par threes, six par fours and six par fives. The fairways are generous, but the large greens are slick and demanding, with considerable back-to-front slope. Lake Valley is a “Must Play” course providing a well-maintained, uniquely challenging course. On-site facilities include a practice putting green, driving range, tennis court, swimming pool, locker room, and bag storage. The Greenside Bar & Grill serves mouth watering sandwiches and cool refreshments daily.

Sycamore Creek Golf Club 

Sycamore Creek is a championship style, par 72, 18 hole, public golf course. Our facility offers a pro shop, chipping and putting greens and hitting nets to use with your irons. The clubhouse features a pro shop and a well stocked snack bar/lunch counter. The outdoor patio serves well to host events.

Give Your Lake Vacation a call at 877-284-0267 and take advantage of Spring golf rates! We'll put together a personalized golf package for you and your group with rates starting at $99 per person, per night! Pricing includes 36 holes of golf and accommodations for 2 nights. To receive our special Spring golf rates, you must stay and play before April, 30. Each Lake of the Ozarks golf package is customized based on the size of your group, accommodations and the courses you choose to play. We look fore-ward to seeing you here at the Lake this Spring!

For more information, please visit: www.golfingmissouri.com. Photo Credit: Lake of the Ozarks Golf Trail.

For more information please call us toll free at 1-877-284-0267!!
4571 Osage Beach Pkwy, Suite A
Osage Beach, MO 65065
Local - 573-365-3367
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Wednesday, January 21, 2015

FANTASTIC Luxury Condo at Land's End

Land's End is a very popular place to stay at the Lake of the Ozarks. Vacationers love the central location, which puts them just minutes from fine dining, restaurants, golf courses and other attractions here at the Lake. Take a look at the newest addition to our Land's End waterfront condo rentals at the Lake of the Ozarks!

Lands End Condo 737

This 3 bedroom, 3 bath end unit can be rented alone or paired with any of our other Land's End units to accommodate larger groups. Lands End 737 is a walk in, end unit featuring tiled flooring in the dining room and kitchen. The kitchen is complete with stainless steel appliances, granite countertops and everything you will need for your family or group. The dining room features 6 leather chairs, as well as 6 leather bar stools at the breakfast bar.    

The living room features a floor to ceiling 3 panel slider, sectional with chaise lounge, flat screen TV, DVD player, gas fireplace and ambient lighting. The master bedroom features the same great floor to ceiling 3 panel slider, a king size bed, flat screen TV and private bathroom with double sinks, jetted tub, stand up shower and walk-in closet. The second bedroom features 2 queen size beds, flat screen TV and access to the guest bathroom, while bedroom 3 features a queen size bed with his and her closets and its own private bathroom.  

Step outside onto the tiled deck for that great 180 degree view featuring the Grand Glaize Bridge and main channel. The deck includes a gas grill and mini fridge along with plenty of seating. This unit includes a 16 x 48 boat slip in the community dock.

You better hurry, these units at Land's End Condominiums will rent fast for the summer! The complex offers great amenities including a fitness room, waterfront outdoor pool, lazy river, clubhouse with pool table, basketball court and playground. Call Your Lake Vacation at 877-284-0267 to book your reservations today!

For more information please call us toll free at 1-877-284-0267!!
4571 Osage Beach Pkwy, Suite A
Osage Beach, MO 65065
Local - 573-365-3367
Fax - 573-365-5076  

Monday, January 12, 2015

What's the Difference Between Property Management Companies?

At the Lake of the Ozarks, you will find a number of Vacation Rental Managers. Some are better than others and all of us do things a little differently. So what's the difference? How do you determine the right company for your vacation rental property at Lake of the Ozarks? Should you go with a big company, a small company, a company that specializes in just rentals or a company that does a little of everything?

The Rental Management Decision 

This is a big decision and big decisions should be made carefully, with plenty of forethought. A rental agreement is like a marriage, a partnership, you are in fact going into business with someone else and you need to seriously consider who you are going into business with.

You should speak with a minimum of three Lake of the Ozarks vacation rental companies before making a decision, possibly more. When I say speak, what I mean is that after you find three companies that handle property in your area, you then need to thoroughly interview them. Ask them the tough questions. Just because someone is the largest company, has been in business the longest or manages your neighbor's property, does not necessarily make them the BEST rental manager at the Lake of the Ozarks.

Questions to Ask Your Prospective Rental Manager 

So what should you ask?
  • Are you familiar with my area or complex and what sort of success have you had there? 
  • How many properties do you manage and how does that compare with the last few years? 
  • How many rental nights can I expect with my property? 

Not having experience in your area may not be a deal killer, but it is good to know. If the company has more properties than they did a few years ago, that is usually a good sign. If they have significantly less, that could be a bad sign. While no one has a crystal ball to determine how many nights a property will rent for in a given season, based on past rental history for your type of property, the manager should be able to make an educated guess. The manager should be able to show you historical data for a similar property that will translate into potential rental numbers for yours.

Figure Out How the Program Works

Finally, you need to know how their program works. Some companies charge 30%, 35% or 40% or more on each rental you get. Some companies provide towels and linens, while others do not. Some have maintenance and housekeeping staff, while others do not. All of these things will depend on what is important to you and your situation. After all of that, the most important thing is to find a manager/company that you like and get along with. I would visit their office, visit with their staff and see how it works. If you cannot get along with the people that will be managing your home or condo, it won't be a very good or profitable relationship.

Russell Burdette is the owner of Your Lake Vacation, a professional vacation rental management company at the Lake of the Ozarks since 1986. If you would like more info on renting your home or condo at the Lake of the Ozarks as a vacation rental, please call 573-365-3367.

For more information please call us toll free at 1-877-284-0267!!
4571 Osage Beach Pkwy, Suite A
Osage Beach, MO 65065
Local - 573-365-3367
Fax - 573-365-5076  

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Huge 7 Bedroom Waterfront Vacation Home at Lake of the Ozarks!

More than meets the eye!  

If you are looking for a Lake of the Ozarks accommodations for your large group or family, then this is it! This lovely home has been passed down from generation to generation and just underwent a complete remodel in 2014. Casa Del Cornejo means House of the Dogwood. You will certainly see plenty of Dogwood trees surrounding this home as they bloom in the Spring!

Larger Unit - 4 Bedrooms

This home is split into two units: The larger side features a massive Living Room with a 4 sided wood burning fireplace, ping pong table, flat screen TV & DVD player, wet bar, plenty of seating with couches and 2 oversized round revolving chairs and a 2 story all glass wall overlooking the beautiful Lake of the Ozarks. The downstairs also features a game table area with poker overlay, fireplace, more couches, the Dining Room with seating for 8 plus 4 at the bar, access to the deck and large kitchen area complete with all the things you will need. Just off the kitchen is a half bath.  

Upstairs features all of the sleeping areas, beginning with the double King sized loft. That's right, this loft features 2 King sized beds, a couch, wood burning fireplace and a private bathroom with jetted tub and also a shower. Bedroom 2 includes a King Bed, private bathroom (full sized washer and dryer located in this bathroom), and deck access while bedroom 3 features a Queen bed and Bedroom 4 features 2 Full beds with deck access. This level also features a guest bathroom.  

Smaller Unit - 3 Bedrooms

The smaller side features a large Living Room with 2 sitting areas with couches, a wood burning fireplace and flat screen TV & DVD player and deck access. It also features the Dining Room with seating for 6 at the table and 4 at the bar with access to deck, full sized Kitchen and half bath. Upstairs includes all of the sleeping areas with the Master Bedroom having a King bed and private bathroom, Bedroom 2 has a Queen sized bed and deck access while the 3rd bedroom has another King sized bed with deck access. There is also a guest bathroom on this level and a larger entrance where the full sized washer and dryer are neatly tucked away in a closet.

The outdoor deck is massive and includes a partition wall that can slide open or shut.  Dual steps lead to the walkway down to the dock. The dock features 2 swim platforms in its own private cove along with 18 x 50 and 12 x 30 boat slips. This complex is very wooded and private with a fantastic view of the Lake! Located off of Horseshoe Bend, this waterfront home at the Lake of the Ozarks is just minutes away from all the Lake attractions, such as the Bagnell Dam Strip, Restaurants, Shopping and more!

If you're interested in this Lake of the Ozarks vacation rental for your next stay, contact us at 877-284-0267 today!  We are now booking for the 2015 season.  Your Lake Vacation has something for everyone. Whether you're looking for a large home like Casa Del Cornejo or a smaller waterfront condo, we've got you covered!

For more information please call us toll free at 1-877-284-0267!!
4571 Osage Beach Pkwy, Suite A
Osage Beach, MO 65065
Local - 573-365-3367
Fax - 573-365-5076  

Friday, January 2, 2015

Book Now for BEST Selection of Home and Condo Rentals!

The Lake of the Ozarks is one of the most popular vacation spots in the Midwest! The central location of the Lake, makes it the perfect gathering place for family and friends that are separated throughout the states. A New Year is here and that means a new vacation season is approaching. Now is the time to start thinking about your Lake of the Ozarks vacation rentals. Many of our most popular home and condo rentals sell out for June and July before Summer even arrives! Take a look at two of our most popular rentals:

Lands End Condominiums

Lands End 534 has always been one of our most popular waterfront condos at the Lake of the Ozarks. To make it even better, this year we have another great condo available at the Lands End complex, making it possible for larger groups to enjoy this beautiful vacation spot too! At Lands End you will find 2 pools and a beautiful clubhouse w/pool table, a large, well equipped fitness center, playground and children's kiddie pool area complete with a Lazy River!

Close by you'll find the 110 store factory outlet mall, golf (miniature golf too if that is more your style!), hiking, mountain biking, and miles of paved running or biking trail. If you brought your boat, slip rentals are available and if you didn't, there are several boat and jet ski rentals nearby. Countless restaurants are available too, everything from fast food to seafood and great steaks!

Our Lands End Condos will book up fast, so give us a call today at 877-284-0267 to get your dates reserved! 

Key Largo Waterfront Home 

Key Largo starts booking a year in advance is typically completely full for the month of July before Summer arrives, so now is the time to reserve it! This executive style home has everything you could want and more! You will enjoy two full Master Suites featuring King beds, 2 other bedrooms and an upstairs loft with bunk beds. The home will sleep up to 18 guests. Other features of the home include a lower level game room with a pool table, card/bumper pool table, large wet bar w/granite counter tops and access to the lower covered deck. The main living level features an incredible view of the water from anywhere in the living room, large kitchen w/granite counter tops, wood and tile floors, entertainment center with surround sound, and dual tuner switching for the lower level and the decks, plus cable with movie packages. A private dock, large swim platform and 2 covered boat slips complete this beautiful home!

Many of the weeks during June and July are already booked; don't miss the opportunity to stay here, call 877-284-0267 today! 

Your Lake Vacation has the best selection of rental properties in the Lake Area! Contact us at 877-284-0267 to start your vacation rental search.  We have homes and condos to accomodate any size group. Our sales representatives are ready to help you find the vacation home that fits all your needs! Make 2015 your best vacation year yet by booking your Lake of the Ozarks waterfront home or condo today!

For more information please call us toll free at 1-877-284-0267!!
4571 Osage Beach Pkwy, Suite A
Osage Beach, MO 65065
Local - 573-365-3367
Fax - 573-365-5076