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Expansive Shelby Home Nestled on Lay Lake!

Expansive Shelby Home Nestled on Lay Lake!

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3 bedrooms, desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
TV, fireplace, foosball, books
Fridge, microwave, oven, stovetop

Overview of Expansive Shelby Home Nestled on Lay Lake!

9.8 out of 10 Exceptional
9.8/10 Exceptional

Entire home

3 bedrooms4 bathroomsSleeps 12

Popular amenities

  • Kitchen
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Pet friendly
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
Shelby, Alabama

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationLay Lake1 min walk
  • Popular LocationKarl C. Harrison Museum of George Washington25 min drive

Space details

3 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, sleeps 12
3500 sq ft
Bedroom 1
    1 king bed
Bedroom 2
    1 king bed
    2 twin/single beds
Bedroom 3
    2 queen beds

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Expansive Shelby Home Nestled on Lay Lake!

Treat yourself to a much-needed getaway and escape to Shelby for an unforgettable stay right on The Coosa River when you book this vacation rental. The property features 3 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, 2 half bathrooms, over 3,500 square feet of well-appointed living space, a dock, 2 kitchens, a grill, and a hammock perfect for lounging in with a book. Spend your days on the water, tour museums, go wine tasting, or picnic in state parks with your travel companions to create lifelong memories.


Private 1.5 Acres Gated Peninsula | 2-Slip Boat Dock | 3,500 Sq Ft | PWC (Jet Ski) Rentals Available | Dog Friendly w/ Fee (2 Dogs Max)

Made with families and groups of friends in mind, 'The Lighthouse at Selah Manor' offers all kinds of amenities to make stays enjoyable and memorable.

Bedroom 1: King Bed, Twin Daybed w/ Twin Trundle | Bedroom 2: King Bed | Bedroom 3: Queen Bunk Bed | Additional Sleeping: Air Mattress

SHARED AMENITIES: Driveway, boat ramp, 3 kayaks, standup paddleboard, paddleboat
INDOOR LIVING: Open layout, expansive wall of windows, natural light, exposed wood beams, gas log fireplace, Smart TVs w/ Satellite, foosball table, new pool table
OUTDOOR LIVING: Deck, outdoor kitchen, charcoal grill (charcoal provided), fire pit (wood provided), hammock, outdoor dining, private yard, lakefront, life vests, cornhole
KITCHENS (2): 1 fully equipped kitchen, 1 well-equipped kitchen, stainless steel appliances, kitchen island, breakfast bar, blender, coffee maker, starter coffee & tea provided
GENERAL: Free WiFi, linens/towels, board games, books, puzzles, central air conditioning & heating, complimentary toiletries, washer/dryer, detergent provided, air-conditioned garage, dog-friendly amenities (large kennel, leash, large dog bed, dog towels, dog bowls)
FAQ: Access only by stairs, accessible-height toilet, bathroom on 1st floor, PWC (jet ski) rental available w/ fee (paid upon arrival), pet fee (paid pre-trip)
PARKING: Driveway (5 vehicles, shared w/ other rental), trailer parking
ADDT’L ACCOMMODATIONS: An additional 3-bedroom property for 12 guests is available on-site with a separate nightly rate. If you would like to reserve both rentals, please inquire for more information prior to booking


OUTDOOR RECREATION: Coosa River (on-site, also known as Lay Lake in Alabama), Beeswax Creek Park (10.9 miles), The Point Grill & Bar (11.8 miles), Timberline Golf Club (17.7 miles), Oak Mountain State Park (34.8 miles)
THINGS TO SEE + DO: Harrison Museum-G Washington (11.4 miles), Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum (18.6 miles), The American Village (23.9 miles), Old Baker Farm (24.5 miles), Desoto Caverns (31.4 miles)
WINERIES: Lewis Lakes Vineyards (13.2 miles), Ozan Winery & YH Distillery (17.2 miles), Hidden Meadow Vineyard & Winery (21.0 miles), Corbin Farms Winery (21.5 miles), Morgan Creek Vineyards (24.8 miles)
DAY TRIPS: Columbiana (11.2 miles), Calera (18.5 miles), Clanton (22.1 miles), Birmingham (42.8 miles), Montgomery (59.3 miles)
AIRPORT: Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (55.3 miles)


Evolve makes it easy to find and book properties you’ll never want to leave. You can relax knowing that our properties will always be ready for you and that we’ll answer the phone 24/7. Even better, if anything is off about your stay, we’ll make it right. You can count on our homes and our people to make you feel welcome--because we know what vacation means to you.


- No smoking
- Pet friendly w/ $150 fee (+ fees & taxes, Dogs Only, 2 Dogs Max)
- No events, parties, or large gatherings
- Must be at least 25 years old to book
- Additional fees and taxes may apply
- Photo ID may be required upon check-in
- NOTE: The property requires stairs and may be difficult for guests with limited mobility
- NOTE: There is another vacation rental on-site; other travelers may be present during your stay
- NOTE: This property sleeps 10 guests in beds, with room for 12 total by using the air mattress
- NOTE: A PWC (jet ski, though not necessarily that brand) is available to rent with this property. To inquire about jet ski rentals, please reach out to the Guest Contact after booking

Property manager



English, French, German, Spanish

Property amenities


  • Available in the house: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Parking on site


  • Blender
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice maker
  • Kitchen island
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Spices
  • Stovetop


  • 3 bedrooms
  • Bedsheets provided


  • 4 bathrooms
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels provided

Living spaces

  • Fireplace
  • Separate dining area


  • Books
  • Games
  • TV with cable/satellite channels

Outdoor areas

  • Barbecue grill
  • Dock
  • Firepit
  • Garden
  • Patio
  • Yard


  • Washer/dryer

Work spaces

  • Desk


  • Air conditioning
  • Heating


  • Pet friendly


  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Iron/ironing board

Location highlights

  • In a village
  • Near the marina
  • On a lake
  • On a river
  • On the waterfront

Things to do

  • Billiards/pool table on site
  • Bodyboard on site
  • Foosball table on site
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Motor boating nearby

Safety features

  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Fire extinguisher
  • First aid kit
  • Smoke detector


  • 1 room
  • Garden
  • Sleeps 12
  • Unit size: 3,500 square feet

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Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
Minimum check-in age: 25


Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions


Pets allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit
This property is managed through our partner, Vrbo. You will receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account, where you can change or cancel your reservation
Property Registration Number %3BR011164633%3B224563

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About this area


Located in Shelby, this vacation home is on the waterfront. Karl C. Harrison Museum of George Washington and Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum are cultural highlights, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Ozan Winery and Cellars and Timberline Golf Course. Flagg Mountain Cabins and Pinhoti Trail and Peach Park are also worth visiting. With kayaking and motor boating nearby, you'll find plenty of adventures in the water.

What's nearby

  • Lay Lake - 1 min walk
  • Karl C. Harrison Museum of George Washington - 25 min drive


  • V J's Restaurant - 5 min drive
  • Lay Port Marina - 15 min drive
  • Shelby Sandwich Shop - 17 min drive
  • The Point Grill & Bar - 24 min drive

Frequently asked questions

Is Expansive Shelby Home Nestled on Lay Lake! pet-friendly?

Yes, pets are allowed at this property.

What time is check-in at Expansive Shelby Home Nestled on Lay Lake!?

Check-in begins at 3:00 PM.

What time is check-out at Expansive Shelby Home Nestled on Lay Lake!?

Check-out is at 10:00 AM.

Where is Expansive Shelby Home Nestled on Lay Lake! located?

Situated on the waterfront, this vacation home is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Lay Lake and within 20 mi (32 km) of Karl C. Harrison Museum of George Washington and Ozan Winery and Cellars. Timberline Golf Course and Chilton County Hospital are also within 20 mi (32 km).




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10/10 Excellent

Darlene J.

Liked: Cleanliness
Great property
We loved the spacious house and property. We loved the privacy it provided. Would definitely stay again.
Stayed 4 nights in Aug 2022

10/10 Excellent

Janet A.

Liked: Cleanliness
Fantastic location on Lay Lake in Shelby, Alabama
Wonderful surroundings inside and outside with room for kids and adults to enjoy grilling marshmallow roasting, the pontoon, kayaking,., fishing, tubing and the beautiful scenery and wildlife!
Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2023

10/10 Excellent

Angie M.

Liked: Cleanliness
Beautiful house and great location on the lake
We had a great time for a weekend getaway!
Stayed 4 nights in Jul 2023

10/10 Excellent

Courtney K.

Liked: Cleanliness
High School Fishing Tournament
We brought several boys down for a high school fishing tournament on Lay Lake. Our stay was perfect! There was tons of space for us! The boys enjoyed all of the fishing off the property and off of the dock! We had an amazing time and made tons of memories!! Would love to stay again in the future!
Stayed 3 nights in Feb 2023

10/10 Excellent

Amber M.

Liked: Cleanliness
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