6 Best Lakefront Rentals In Kentucky, USA - Updated 2023


Nicknamed the Bluegrass State, there are lots of things to experience in Kentucky. The city has many wildlife influences and modern city amenities, including amusement parks, museums, and natural parks such as the famous Daniel Boone National Forest and Cumberland Gap National Historical Park, with numerous trails to explore the fantastic flora and fauna. You can also enjoy soothing bluegrass music at music events organized regularly or relax by the shores of Kentucky Lake. Talking about unwinding by the lakeside, there are many vacation rentals that will beat your expectations. You will find vintage cabins and accommodations that are well equipped, tastefully decorated, and designed to offer you a fine getaway. Check out the best lakefront rentals in Kentucky.

1. Cozy lakefront cabin with docks (from USD 261)

Take in the fresh forest air from this three-bedroom lakefront cabin. Nestled in a tranquil cove in Wood Creek Lake, this home guarantees a peaceful and nature-filled getaway for groups of up to six people.

Featuring a dock, you and your group are free to do some fishing and go swimming. As for amenities, there is a kitchen equipped with a fridge, a coffeemaker, an electric stove, and an oven for your cooking needs. There is also a whirlpool spa if you’re in the mood for a soak. The Kentucky Music Hall of Fame and Museum is less than 15 mi (24 km) away.

Cabin Fever - Lakefront Cabin - Book Your 2021 Vacation!
193 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Everything we needed was provided
The views were incredible along with the porch to take it all in
The TV is very small
The TV was too small for the wall
The view of the lake was tremendous and access to the dock for some fishing was fun for the kids
The house is very clean with wonderful views
The cabin was so clean and well kept
It was clean and had everything we needed
The cabin was extremely clean and had everything we were expecting based upon prior reviews Would definitely come back Thanks
Maybe a mattress topper as suggested previously would be a cost-effective option to helping solve this issue
Would highly recommend the owner is responsive and was very helpful with answering our questions
Nice property Owner thought of everything from big deck to hot tub
We fished swam and kayaked
The house was absolutely beautiful and spotless Will definitely be back
Neighbors were quiet or not around at all
A beautiful cabin on a lovely lake property
The whole process was easy
First it would be extremely helpful to have some form of ladder on the dock whether it be for getting into or out of the kayak or from swimming
so we ended up swimming off the dock and very grateful for the addition of a ladder
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2. Private log house with fun facilities (from USD 350)

Have a one-of-a-kind vacation with friends or family in this beautifully decorated, vintage-inspired cabin. It’s located in a tranquil area; a few steps down to a private shaded dock on Kentucky Lake banks. It comes with a games room with table tennis, a bar, a pool table, and more. Spend the day at the lake, swimming, fishing, or engaging in other water activities with the provided canoe, kayak, and paddleboard. The interior is sizable with a living area, boasting a stunning lake panorama, a fireplace, and a satellite TV to keep you warm and entertained. After a hard day, you can loosen up in the covered porches or around the fire pit.

Wonderful Retreat On KY Lake ~ Amazing Views ~ Year Round Water ~ Private Dock
104 reviews  Wifi Available
House 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
This modern cabin is impeccable and fully appointed and accommodates 3-4 couples nicely
We had a lovely Thanksgiving vacation at the beautiful lakehouse There was plenty of room for us (6 adults and 4 young children)
Very nice lot on the water
The porches and game room made up for it Would love to stay here again
The hospitality was second to none
Well maintained nice dock
kids games and toys and a fantastic game room
We had a wonderful stay in a beautiful home
The rental process is very simple even for a technically challenged old person like me
Cabin well equipped Very clean and comfortable Great porches
Best in the area by far Beautiful sunsets on Kentucky lake
A perfect home great lake and so many activities
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3. Lovely cottage in a modern yet forested cottage

Take advantage of this fabulous two-bedroom cottage set within a well-equipped, waterfront resort. The property is forested, and you will have access to fun amenities — including a sand beach, a pool, a playground if you’re coming with the kids, boat rentals, and more. The interior of the home is well-spaced and home away from home. Cook all you want in the well-equipped kitchen, unwind in the lounge area with air conditioning, and enjoy soothing views of the lake from the sizable balcony. You can also bring your pet for a surcharge. Free ample parking and WiFi are provided.

Cottage 2-Lakefront Cottage-Sleeps 6-Pet Friendly!
Murray, Kentucky, United States
34 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

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our family really enjoyed the amenities at the resort- the beach kayak paddle board playground and pool
the cabin was very clean and comfortable
staff was very friendly
on location staff friendly and helpful
cottage 2 was set at a perfect location
stephen’s place was wonderful for our little family get away
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4. Reasonably priced cabin for a group of nine (from USD 107)

For a reasonable price, this private, cozy, three-bedroom cottage, sitting on a secluded Blood River’s cove, could be your next lakefront vacation home. The cabin can sleep up to nine guests, and it’s perfect for a tranquil or fishing getaway. You’ll have a private stay, yet, a convenient drive to the dining and shopping options at Murray. Each of the three bedrooms and the lounge area come with a smart TV with Netflix and YouTube TV for your entertainment. Walk down to the beach and have some fun fishing or boating. After a long day, the back patio welcomes you to unwind as you grill your big catches. Plenty of parking, fast WiFi, and laundry amenities are also provided.

Kentucky Lake Getaway-Walking Distance to Lake
Murray, Kentucky, United States
98 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 4 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 8

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Amenities & Room:
also wifi is super fast and there are 4 really nice tvs
however the wifi was working great and you couldn't beat the absolute quiet outdoors
the place was very comfortable and fully equipped with all you would need
it’s a great cabin feel; a bit rustic while having everything needed for a comfortable stay
clean quiet and comfortable
nice and clean little place for a quiet little getaway
their house was comfortable and clean
cabin was clean and spacious for our family of 5
the home was very clean and homey
hosts were helpful as were the neighbors
the hosts were very nice and helpful
we’d definitely stay again also owners communicated with lightning speed
the neighbors were also helpful and friendly
amazing location amazing home amazing owners
great location in the woods and near the waterfront
great place to get away and stay
kevin & annie's place is ideally located for those who enjoy the outdoor life including fishing
in the middle of improvements but still a nice place to stay
great location perfect size easy check in stocked with everything you need
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5. Secluded home in a convenient location

Enjoy a quiet life in this secluded accommodation on the shores of Kentucky Lake in New Concord. The pet-friendly abode is within walking distance to shopping and dining options. Two of its four sizable bedrooms are master suites, with one opening to a backyard with a gentle slope where your kids and pet can play around. The yard leads to a private dock with shallow waters where you can fish and swim. Soak in the incredible lake views from the porch or unwind in any of the two lounge areas with a satellite TV. The kitchen is well stocked, and laundry amenities, free WiFi, and parking are provided.

4bed/3ba home. Private Dock on Kentucky Lake. 2 Master Bedrooms
46 reviews
House 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
the house was very clean and very spacious
house very clean and surprisingly much roomier than pics show online
very nice & clean home brought our side x sides for weekend riding
the house was beautiful and in such great condition as well as very clean
the home was nice and spacious with plenty of linens towels and basic kitchen supplies
the owners are very responsive to messages and questions
he was very responsive
great location with a private boat dock and a nice cove to fish
nice short walk to the water and boat dock
great place for college fishermen and family to spend homey weekend together
this is a very peaceful place to get away
we really enjoyed the views and the property beautiful and it was close to our family
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6. Vintage cabin in the woods

If you are looking for a mix of lakefront and nature experience away from civilization, this vintage cabin could be your best bet. The log house was built in 1939 and still maintains its rustic feel. It’s situated deep in the woods with a variety of wildlife around. It is within a short walk downhill to an old dock on the lake’s shores. It comes with a kitchen with basic cooking amenities, a lounge area with a fireplace and air conditioning, and laundry facilities. You can stargaze around the firepit at night or loosen up on the deck. Pets are welcomed, and a jon boat, WiFi, and parking are also offered.

House on the Hill Overlooking Kentucky Lake
23 reviews
House 5 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
everything was comfortable including the furniture and the bed
my nieces and nephew loved the “intense nature” with wifi
the shower was pretty neat because it had all kinds of different tiles and miscellaneous things
we had a couple of rainy days spent indoors very happily using the excellent wifi
it is however a nice cozy quiet comfortable getaway though
host was gracious and helpful
the owner (jilliana) promised a full refund
promised a refund in writing that the owner reneged on
great place to relax and getaway
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Feel at home in Kentucky's beautiful outdoors

Kentucky boasts a mix of endless landscape, a variety of spottable wildlife, and natural wonders with immense city charm. With these attributes, your day won’t be difficult. If you’d rather stay in the outdoors, these lakefront rentals in Kentucky boasts the comfort and convenience you desire.

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