Guest Reviews


Spencer Hill is pure luxury with a country feel. I have stayed in many places through online rental sites and this one is top notch. We didn't want to leave. Gorgeous setting. Very tasteful and fun decor. Plenty of space for everyone and so well thought out. I highly recommend Spencer Hill.

by Karen C. from Lincoln, NE. Submitted Date of Stay:

Well built home with excellent views of, and a short walk to, Lake Wanahoo

We really enjoyed our stay at Spencer Hill. The windows offered great views of the lake and when the adults wanted to cool off inside they helped us keep eyes on our littles. The trail down to the lake was very convenient and easy to use. The cabin itself is very well built and feels warm the moment you walk in. Additionally, the close proximity to Wahoo made picking up supplies very easy. Overall, a great experience!

by John H. from Omaha, NE. Submitted Date of Stay:

Perfect Eclipse experience!

“Linda and Rick's beautiful home was the perfect backdrop to our Nebraska eclipse experience. We are forever grateful! The home and grounds are even more beautiful than the photos. There is love, care and energy in their home that positively impacted our experience. You can feel that many loving memories have occurred here. Great for sky gazing at night! Wahoo is a delightful town. We feel lucky to have landed in this special place!”

by Katherine from Philadelphia. Submitted Date of Stay:

Gorgeous home with a serene setting - perfect for families!

We had two families meet at this location for 5 days and had a wonderful time. The house is beautiful, clean and accommodated two families perfectly (plus grandparents!). We took advantage of the fishing and kayaking within walking distance and the local swimming pool was a hit with the kiddos. The best part was relaxing on the back porch, playing frisbee in the yard and reading stories in the teepee. It was a wonderful place to unwind and catch up with family. We hope to be back soon!

by Sharon from Denver, Colorado. Submitted Date of Stay:

Home away from home

The whole process of renting this house was very easy. We appreciated Linda's call & the information received re: the local area before arriving. The house is in excellent shape, clean, beautiful & very well decorated. There is a full bath on each levels, making it very convenient. We like the well equipped kitchen. We love the large gas grill at the deck & there is a charcoal grill at the lower level. The lower level is great for family gathering, games & watching a movie. There is an advanced sound system that you can control with you smart phone, or play the music from your phone. The ground was maintained immaculately. We watches birds with the binoculars provided. The view of the lake was very nice, with an excellent sunrise view from the master bedroom, thanks to Linda's reminder. We intended to rent this house for the outings to Omaha daily, so we did not explore the lake by the property. There are two kayaks for the residents, but we did not take advantage of it. We recommend you visit the Wahoo Meat Locker & enjoy a great steak grill like we did & do not forget the tasty Wahoo wieners. Overall, this house provided us a home away from home & enjoyed our vacation without any stress.

by Ryan from Wichita, Kansas. Submitted Date of Stay:

Peace & quiet

The whole process of renting this house was very easy. We appreciated Linda's call & the information received re: the local area before arriving. The house is in excellent shape, clean, beautiful & very well decorated. There is a full bath on each levels, making it very convenient. We like the well equipped kitchen. We love the large gas grill at the deck & there is a charcoal grill at the lower level. The lower level is great for family gathering, games & watching a movie. There is an advanced sound system that you can control with you smart phone, or play the music from your phone. The ground was maintained immaculately. We watches birds with the binoculars provided. The view of the lake was very nice, with an excellent sunrise view from the master bedroom, thanks to Linda's reminder. We intended to rent this house for the outings to Omaha daily, so we did not explore the lake by the property. There are two kayaks for the residents, but we did not take advantage of it. We recommend you visit the Wahoo Meat Locker & enjoy a great steak grill like we did & do not forget the tasty Wahoo wieners. Overall, this house provided us a home away from home & enjoyed our vacation without any stress.

by Kam from Kansas City, MO. Submitted Date of Stay:

Tranquil Family Retreat

This property was amazing! My kids' favorite aspect was the trail that led down to the lake. There is a biking path around the lake and a wonderful fishing dock. Loaded with all the amenities, this home will not disappoint.

by Jamie from Lincoln, NE. Submitted Date of Stay:

The Gathering Place

Floor to ceiling, wall to wall, Spencer Hill Cabin is full of distinctive country charm. It was a perfect venue for our family gathering. We walked in to be greeted by a welcome sign and soft music playing throughout the cabin and on the deck. Linda and Rick told us the only thing we needed to bring was our food and beverages, so true! The kitchen is fully stocked. The three bathrooms had an ample supply of towels and toiletries. The bedrooms are comfortable with luxurious linens. Above all the entire cabin was impeccably clean and well cared for! The grounds are beautifully landscaped. There are large open areas for yard games which are provided along with kayaks and life jackets. Our family loved the peaceful surroundings with beautiful views of Lake Wanahoo. We enjoyed bird watching, visiting by the campfire and walking down the wooded path to go fishing on the dock at the lake. We had a grilling contest with uncle and cousin teams (two grills are provided). We played cards on the large tables, and the kids could relax with a movie on the big screen TV. Younger adults had an adventure sleeping in the wood floor teepee. This was an experience like no other...We highly recommend Spencer Hill Cabin, a place to gather and make wonderful memories!

by Jeanette from Gretna, Nebraska. Submitted Date of Stay:

Fantastic getaway location, clean + cozy house by the lake

I don't know what I was more impressed with--the house itself or how well Linda took care of us. She answered all of our questions, offered suggestions, and was there for anything we needed. The house itself was exactly what we were looking for--very clean, plenty of space, and some amazing views. It was perfect for our small group (10-12) for a few days, and I would recommend it to anyone looking for a great little getaway. Omaha and Lincoln are both only a short distance away, but you also have the calmness and tranquility of a quiet, private stay on the lake. We absolutely loved it!

by Jake S. from Fremont, Nebraska. Submitted Date of Stay:

The property is beautiful; the home is thoroughly stocked!

Everything a foodie would desire in the kitchen; nice bath products; blankets in a basket by the back door; board games, etc. Beautiful view. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

by Christine M. from Texas. Submitted Date of Stay:

Serene Beauty!

Spencer Hill Cabin is everything you could want in a peaceful getaway. It also offers activities, if you are so inclined. Situated on Lake Wanahoo, the views of the lake are panoramic from every window. We have seen several deer in the yard. There is a full sized teepee located on the property for the kids to play/sleep in. There is also a path leading directly to the lake for a walk, fishing or a spin around the lake in the kayaks available at the cabin. Neighbors aren't far but not visible as the vast property is surrounded by large trees. The cabin has a very open floor plan and a LOT of space yet offers many quiet bedrooms. The decor is magnificent - capturing the beauty of the woodsy retreat with all the creature comforts of home. It is impeccably clean and every detail has been taken care of. You will want for nothing! Whether you want to watch TV on the large flat screen downstairs, play board games from a large stash, curl up with a good book, grill on the generously sized deck, enjoy the outdoor firepit or relax in front of the fire - Spencer Hill has it all. We have been going twice a year and plan to continue that trip for many years to come. We only live 30 minutes from Spencer Hill but feel we are hundreds of miles away and come home refreshed and relaxed - without paying the price of an airline ticket! We HIGHLY recommend Spencer Hill and know you will love it as much as we do.

by Elliot from Omaha. Submitted Date of Stay:

Great place for extended family to gather!

All enjoyed the town of Wahoo, great bakery. This was very good location for all family to gather. The house is wonderful for adults and children. Lots of yard space for outdoor activities and playground is nearby.

by Patti C. from Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Submitted Date of Stay:

Amazing place!

What an amazing home! Everything we needed was provided for us and it made our stay so enjoyable! We relaxed and visited with family and friends and this will truly be a wonderful memory for years to come. It couldn't have been more perfect! Thank you!

by Barb from Omaha. Submitted Date of Stay:

Magical memories made at Spencer Hill!

My family recently stayed at your beautiful property and had such a wonderful time! The cabin is truly amazing. From forks to towels we had everything we needed. The memories we made will last a lifetime and I am filled with such gratitude. Linda made everything easy from check in to check out. Can't stop gushing to friends about our magical adventure. Thank you so much!!!!

by Laura A. from Fremont, Nebraska. Submitted Date of Stay:


Had my daughters 9th birthday there with a few of her friends. Things couldn't of been more perfect. The house was beautiful and the view was just as beautiful. We hopefully plan on another stay next year if possible it was not far from where we live but felt like we were a thousand miles from the hustle and bustle.

by Brion W. from Elkhorn, Nebraska. Submitted Date of Stay:

Beautiful and Spacious, yet Cozy Retreat

Four generations enjoyed a long weekend together at Spencer Hill. The "cabin" was beautiful and had everything we needed or wanted (really, where else would you have charcoal and lighter fluid provided for the grill?) for a comfortable stay. The town of Wahoo was low-key and delightful. We especially enjoyed the antique shop and the Wigwam Café. The owners of the cabin were wonderful to work with and made us feel very welcomed. Highly recommend!

by Patti from Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Submitted Date of Stay:

Beautiful, relaxing, everything we were looking for!

We stayed in this beautiful cabin for a girls trip and we had a wonderful time!! The cabin is just as pictured, if not more beautiful, and the views were great. Wahoo was close by for quick grocery store, gas, and ice cream runs; Omaha was close enough to not be inconvenient. The beds were all wonderfully comfortable, the owners provided tons of great info, and everything was great! Would definitely come back, and would highly recommend.

by Kelly M. from Omaha, Nebraska. Submitted Date of Stay:


From the moment we walked in, we were in love! Such a beautiful home, expertly decorated, super comfortable, close to the lake, and large grounds. A definite must if you are in the Omaha or Lincoln area and you have time to spend in the country. The whole family really enjoyed everything about the house, kayaking, and s'mores by the fire. It doesn't get any better than this!

by Beth K. from Chicago, IL. Submitted Date of Stay:

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Luxury cabin offers tranquility & awesome lake views! the description says it all. Our group of 7 adults and 3 children truly enjoyed our stay. Loved the decor, the availability of board games, outdoor games including fishing rods and kayaks. If we're ever in the Omaha area again we would gladly go this home again.

by Ken B. from San Diego, CA. Submitted Date of Stay:

Great Place to Bring the Family!

Beautiful home. Great views. We were in town to celebrate a college graduation. There were 9 of us staying in the house. There was plenty of room. Two of my grandchildren thought the beds built into the wall in the loft were pretty cool. Even the adults enjoyed bunking it downstairs. The grandchildren also enjoyed walking down to the park and playing on the gym set there. Despite the heat, we held a bean bag tournament on Sunday. The house was well stocked with everything we needed including the bean bag game. There was a Keurig in the kitchen so I didn’t have to bring mine. All we needed to bring was food. In case we had forgotten something, Wahoo was close by. It was a great weekend. Linda and Rick, thanks for sharing your home with us. We now know a great place to stay near Omaha.

by Joseph P. from Des Moines, IA. Submitted Date of Stay:

50th Wedding Anniversary Celebration

This beautiful home was perfect for our family. We were celebrating my in-laws 50th wedding anniversary. We were fortunate to have perfect summer weather so the kids loved playing in the yard, kayaking, and sitting by the fire. This home has every convenience you could think of. We were all sad to leave. Thank you for sharing this bit of paradise!

by Kim M. from Ohio. Submitted Date of Stay:

Celebrating 50 years with the girls!

We loved our stay at Spencer Hill everything was perfect, very clean and roomy, We were 10 women celebrating my 50th birthday, since mother nature decided to rain all weekend we didn't get to enjoy the beautiful grounds, fire pit, or decks. but we spent time around the beautiful large dining room table and fireplace eating, playing games and making a lot of memories and laughing while looking out the picture windows of the beautiful landscape also got to see a wild turkey come wandering across the yard. They thought of everything and had a great book with a lot of resources for us to use and if we needed anything they were only a phone call away. I would definitely recommend this Beautiful and Peaceful home for any type of get away you are needing. Thank you to the owners Rick and Linda your place is fabulous, and you can tell the love that went into every detail of the place. hope to come back soon. Thank you again for sharing your home. Karen and the girls

by Karen H. from Kansas City, MO. Submitted Date of Stay:

Celebrating 50 years with the girls!

Enjoyed a wonderful long weekend at your home for a girls trip and couldn't have been more pleased. It was clean and quiet and had all the amenities you could ask for. This is a great property and we will definitely be back!

by Mandy R. from Lincoln, NE. Submitted Date of Stay:

Extraordinary Girl's Weekend!

We had such an amazing weekend at Spencer Hill! 11 of us stayed here while attending a Beth Moore conference in Omaha at Baxter Arena. We utilized every inch of the home enjoying the deck and main living room the most. The beds were incredibly comfortable and the house was well stocked. Took two LONG walks around the lake and enjoyed the property so much. Every one of us felt relaxed and refreshed by the end of the weekend---it was just everything we hoped for. In fact, we all agreed that we could've just stayed at the house the entire three days and been perfectly content. Linda was incredibly accommodating and communicated everything in a thorough and timely manner. We rent many homes from VRBO---this is how it should be done!

by Alissa from Kansas City, MO. Submitted Date of Stay:

Luxury cabin does not even describe this place!

When you first arrive to the cabin and step inside you quickly realize that the pictures online don't do it justice! This place is absolutely gorgeous! The entire house is basically full of windows with breathtaking views of the lake. It's quiet, serene and so very peaceful. If you like to fish this will be your new favorite place I guarantee you! If you bring children, they will fall in love with the "children's cubby" filled with some toys and a kiddy table. They have games age appropriate and outdoor toys such as a bean bag toss etc..., too many to list! The only thing we needed to bring was the food. The owners thought of every thing you could possibly need.....REALLY! This place is a hidden gem and you will not be disappointed! If you go though, take care of it as it was your own. I really believe that's why it feels like it was built yesterday!

by Jennifer G. from Omaha, NE. Submitted Date of Stay:

Every Little Thing

The Spencer Hill Cabin is simply spectacular. The quality of the construction is flawless. The details in the design and decorating are literally perfect. And that's just the CABIN. The property is impeccably cared for. The yard and landscaping are perfectly manicured. The views are so beautiful and the setting is quiet and peaceful. Each window perfectly frames a postcard perspective. A walk around the lake is easily accessible from the back door. If you are looking for relaxation and beauty - this place is for you!

by Kelly B. from Omaha, NE. Submitted Date of Stay:

Absolutely beautiful! We will definitely return.

We spent our Christmas holiday here and could not have been more pleased. The cabin is so beautiful as is the property itself. Such a special combination of luxury and comfort. We can't wait to return in the summertime!

by Sean from Kansas City, MO. Submitted Date of Stay:

2nd Time Just As Sweet!

This was my second time staying at Spencer Hill, but instead of my immediate family, I brought all the ladies in my extended family with me this time. We had an awesome long weekend at the cabin and the amenities suited us perfectly. We especially enjoyed the 3 bathrooms when getting ready in the morning! I heard nothing but compliments from my aunts and cousins and my mom and I are already planning when we can take our family back to Spencer Hill! The property is beautiful in the fall and the house was spotless and ready for the 10 of us girls. Outside of there home, we enjoyed shopping in Gretna and Lincoln and the James Arthur Vineyard as well. Thank you for providing a wonderful home for us!!

by Anonymous from South Dakota. Submitted Date of Stay:

Birthday weekend

Our group of 10 women gathered to celebrate a special birthday. There was plenty of room for everyone. Awesome views! The house is just beautiful and the grounds are amazing! We saw deer early morning and enjoyed the fireplace and the deck. We watched the game and shopped in Wahoo at places Linda suggested. She was very helpful before and during our stay. Alan and Weston of The Wheelhouse were very hospitable and the food was very good there and at Chips. We had a chef prepare dinner one evening and the kitchen is appointed with everything you need. We loved it so much, we didn't want to leave and will definitely return!

by Janace H. from Omaha, NE. Submitted Date of Stay:

Bachelorette weekend

Our group of 14 girls (people came and went throughout the weekend, so we had no more than 10 sleeping at the house at night) stayed at Spencer Hill as part of a bachelorette celebration. The views were fantastic and the grounds are just amazing - the yard is so expansive and there are outdoor spaces at each level of the house! The house itself is gorgeous and very well appointed. We enjoyed lots of time in the house and it was nice to have two separate living spaces. Both were very cozy. It was early fall, so it was great to use the gas fireplace in the living room in the mornings to warm up. We enjoyed a chef-prepared meal one night - he was able to come and use the kitchen to prepare a 4 course meal for us, including clean up! :) Linda was wonderful to work with prior to and during our stay. She answered the many questions I had very promptly and offered lots of information on things to do in the area. I liked that it was very easy to get to from Omaha and am hoping to come back and stay again soon!

by Kate from Omaha, NE. Submitted Date of Stay:

Beautiful and relaxing retreat! Great family getaway!

Our family and friends had a wonderful time at Spencer Hill. The cabin was very clean and beautifully appointed. The children enjoyed running around the big yard, playing in the teepee and walking down to the lake to go fishing. We enjoyed meals on the outdoor deck and taking in the views of the lake. The owners were very friendly and offered several suggestions for family activities and restaurants in the area. We would definitely recommend this beautiful home for a wonderful vacation.

by Anna B. from Denver, Colorado. Submitted Date of Stay:

Best stay and the best people!

This cabin and scenery surrounding it is just the thing you need to relax and recharge! We had our small wedding here in August and let me tell you - I wouldn't have changed a thing. Linda and Rick are two of the most helpful, caring and respectful people around. The cabin is the most beautiful cabin I've seen! It was like staying in my own home because everything was right at our fingertips. There were games to play, blankets to use, kayaks to borrow, just everything you need! I would recommend this cabin/area/owners to anyone and everyone. I was extremely impressed all around.

by Jenn D. from Omaha, NE. Submitted Date of Stay:

Exceptional - Can't wait to return!

Beautiful location. Great family stay. We fished, and kayaked, and played board games (provided by the owner) in the spacious living areas, kickball in the beautiful yard. The beds and sheets were comfortable and the children really enjoyed the beds in the eaves upstairs. Everything was there for us, even cookware for roasting marshmallows. Spencer Hill is lovingly decorated down to the small details like night lights in the bathrooms. The yard is landscaped and we had plenty of butterflies and fireflies visiting as we relaxed on the deck and enjoyed grilling while we watched the sun set. The owners were so great to work with, and our deposit was returned in a timely manner. I will definitely be recommending this location to my family and friends.

by Jeannie from Wisconsin. Submitted Date of Stay:


Where do I start? Everything is beautiful. The location is so serene and completely relaxing. The owners are awesome people, they have not left anything out at this cabin. It truly feels like someone is opening their home to you for a week. Perfectly stocked kitchen, stuffed animals and books for the kids (hidden playroom was my kids' favorite), snuggly blankets, plenty of first aid supplies (a had a run in with some mosquitos), kayaks, very clean. I really had a hard time leaving. Wahoo is also a great town. Check out the locker and the bakery. We will be back! If you want to have a get away to reconnect as a couple or family, this is the place to do it.

by Rebecca B. from Winfield, Iowa. Submitted Date of Stay:

Fabulous family getaway at Spencer Hill!

Our family tremendously enjoyed our stay at Spencer Hill on Lake Wanahoo. All we needed to bring was our food and clothing the rest was provided for us. We enjoyed a trip into the Zoo in Omaha and the rest of our 4 day vacation was spent relaxing on the beautiful decks and great big yard, playing bag toss, kickball and volleyball, which all were provided for by the property owner. We fished and took walks along the lake. We had all ages, 2 months to 50 years old. I would recommend a baby gate, but don't worry about toys because they have some fun toys my 2 year old really enjoyed. There was plenty of sleeping space and the beds were very comfortable. The cabin itself is absolutely beautiful. The community is one of the nicest I've visited. We received our deposit back without any hassle. Property owners are easy to work with. I highly recommend this property to any family or group of people looking to relax and enjoy some time away from the hustle and bustle of life.

by BCP from South Dakota. Submitted Date of Stay:

Perfect Family Weekend Getaway

The purpose of our stay was to celebrate our parents 50th wedding anniversary. Spencer Hill was a relaxing and private place to enjoy our family time together. The house was absolutely lovely and seemed "made to order"! Our favorite part was the yard where we played croquet, kickball, and other outdoor activities. While in the yard or in the house, we could see the word LOVE in the big window (since we had done some simple decorations for the golden anniversary celebration)……seems to be what this home represents. The owners were very generous with providing extras including their attention via text making sure we had everything we needed at the house and in the area. I know our family hopes to spend time at Spencer Hill again some day. I will definitely be recommending this place to others.

by Lisa H. from Kansas. Submitted Date of Stay:

Perfect place for family gathering of all ages

Our reunion was huge success from 93 year old... to...21/2 year old. There's something for everyone.....from quiet enjoyment of the view, to running and playing games in beautiful yard, to exploring the lake paths, to hiding in the teepee, and last but not least....enjoying smores over an open fire. We would definitely return and try fishing and canoeing another time.

by Patti from Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Submitted Date of Stay:

Spencer Hill Cabin

The home is spectacular and very clean. There is plenty of yard space for outdoor play. My whole family loved our stay.

by Ronnie Earl from Denver, CO. Submitted Date of Stay:

26th Birthday Celebration combined with family trip to the zoo for 2.5 yr old

Where do I even begin? Spencer Hill is a little slice of paradise. Yes, we were wondering if we had picked a place too far from Omaha and the zoo, but absolutley NO, we did not..It was actually hard to leave the house and go anywhere other than right there and enjoy all Spencer Hill has to offer! Not one aspect of you stay is overlooked, the owners have thought of everything one would need. All you have to bring are clothes and food. The array of games is amazing (both indoor and outdoor). The home is stunning, the acreage is perfect size, the lake view is awesome and the little town of Wahoo, NE is only 2 miles or less away if you feel the need to not cook in the tremendous kitchen. The firepit was utilized as much as possible by us as it did get chilly all three nights. We did force ourselves to leave one entire day to take Greyson to the zoo, but what a pleasure it was to come back "Home" to rest our exhausted feet and prepare a great Birthday dinner for my son-in-law. I hadn't been back to my home long enough to unpack before I was mentally trying to figure out when and how to afford to go back. I am an ex-"innkeeper" from Eureka Springs, AR; so I am 100% aware of the work involved in keeping a place up when it is rented out to travelers and I commend Linda on how spotless Spencer Hill is kept up. It's hard work! BUT... what a perfect place to stay.. I can't wait to go back. PS.. in the great informational notebook provided, Linda suggests places to eat and shop.. she knows what she is talking about on those cute little shops that are actually pretty near Spencer Hill. Thx again Linda and Rick.

by Vicki D. from Kansas City, MO. Submitted Date of Stay:

Relaxing evenings from 2 action packed days of Berkshire

Great place with everything in place. All you have to do is show up. We utilized everything at the cabin and enjoyed. We did not spend anytime on the lake as we were there for business.

by Tom W. from St. Louis, MO. Submitted Date of Stay:

Perfect luxury cabin for my wedding weekend!

We absolutely loved every minute of our stay at Spencer Hill! Everything about the cabin is just gorgeous and the views are amazing! It was the perfect place to have all of the girls in the wedding party stay the night and get ready the next day! It made for wonderful pictures on our wedding day and I couldn't be happier! The couple that own it are so sweet and went above and beyond to make our stay one to remember! I would highly recommend this luxury cabin to everyone! You won't be disappointed!

by Holly from Omaha, NE. Submitted Date of Stay:

Cabin family weekend

My husband and I celebrated our 30th anniversary with our adult kids and 2 grand kids with family cabin weekend. There was a lot of thought and planning that went into this "cabin", the amenities and well stocked kitchen. As our 3 year old granddaughter said as she was seeing all the rooms for the first time..."whoa", was priceless! The dining room table is a great spot and size for dining, plus playing cards and games. We watched the NE football game downstairs, while some of us played games on the table downstairs. I took our baby gate for the door to the steps for the 10 month old, and worked great to keep her from her own adventure up or down the steps. This "cabin" is not the primitive cabin in the woods, it is a home, warm and inviting for all to enjoy! Would definitely consider this rental again.

by Janet from Nebraska. Submitted Date of Stay:

Fabulous weekend!

We thoroughly enjoyed our sister's weekend at Spencer Hill! The accommodations were perfect for the 9 of us. With 3 bathrooms, plenty of space, an awesome kitchen and fireplace room we were able to totally relax. Of course, the beautiful snow falling outside helped add to the picturesque views from every room. We brought our own meals to cook and really had everything we needed provided at the house. Thanks, Linda, for all of your guidance and for the awesome music on your iPod! We highly recommend!

by Wombats from Omaha, NE, St. Louis, MO & LaCross, WI. Submitted Date of Stay:

One of the best places I've ever stayed!

We found the Spencer Hill Cabin on the home away site. We wanted a central location that our 10 person family could get together for the weekend. The cabin absolutely exceeded our expectations! The pictures don’t even do it justice! It is such a beautiful place that is cozy and clean! So many wonderful features like the Bluetooth radio, fireplace, and indoor and outdoor supplies. Hands down I would recommend this place to anyone! We will definitely be back!!!

by Amanda from S. Dakota, Kansas, Minn., & Colo.. Submitted Date of Stay:

Wonderful stay for family get together

The Spencer Hill Cabin is a beautiful place to stay. It has many details which add to the experience (soaps, paper towels, Bluetooth radio, kitchen supplies) and the owners do a great job keeping up the property! The gas grill was out of propane, but there was also a charcoal grill with supplies on the downstairs patio. The fireplace upstairs and TV downstairs really made it a great family environment. There were so many tables and chairs, that activities and meals were easy. There was some road construction, but the town is very close by, with a grocery store and Pizza Hut, etc. We didn't attempt the lake, but it is within walking distance on a trail from the cabin. Overall, we are very serious about staying there again! Thank you to the owner's for such a nice place!

by Midwest family from Iowa. Submitted Date of Stay:

Family time

We were looking for an end of summer getaway for our entire family to have a chance to relax and enjoy some family time together. Your property truly exceeded our expectations. The property is quiet, well maintained and so serene. The windows provide stunning views of the sunrise in the mornings and each day we were lucky to see the bald eagle soaring over the lake. No amenity was overlooked, including a new toothbrush in the drawer for the daughter who forgot hers, and even marshmallow sticks to roast smores by the campfire! Lots of games are provided for a little family competition, and a great TV in the family room for the Husker game! Even though the weather was cold this week-end, we tried our luck at fishing, and the grandson was lucky enough to catch a couple bass! Linda was great to work with and answered all my concerns. We had a wonderful time and will definitely try to book this fabulous getaway next year! Thank you for sharing this little piece of paradise!

by Patty B. from Omaha, NE. Submitted Date of Stay:

Great spot for a relaxing weekend!

We loved this lakeside cabin! The home is beautiful and very well maintained. The grounds are spacious and quiet. Lots of room for the kids to run and a nice fire pit for evenings by the fire making s'mores. This place is very relaxing and comfortable. If you like to fish, you have access to a great fishing lake in Lake Wanahoo.

by Brett S. from Lincoln, NE. Submitted Date of Stay:

Great family weekend!

Loved the house and area. Every year we get a place for our family weekend. Everyone loved the house, plenty of room to play inside and out! Well equipped kitchen and very clean house. Thanks it was great!

by Dewild family from Shenandoah, Iowa. Submitted Date of Stay:

90th birthday party

This property is situated on peaceful Lake Wanahoo in Wahoo, NE. There are 3 levels to the house for the accommodations of 12 people. The décor is absolutely beautiful in the home complimented by a spacious outdoor area for kickball, etc. The owners provide so much more than what the write up is in the VRBO and they are wonderful to work with. We will definitely use this property again.

by Launa S. from North Carolina. Submitted Date of Stay:

Lake Wanahoo gem

This is a special place. The design and furnishing of the home show great attention to detail. Everything is first class. Because of the setting, one is able to enjoy nature including beautiful sunrises and sunsets. We also saw many types of birds during our stay including eagles. Our family (son-in-law, daughters, grandchildren) enjoyed the setting as well as hiking around and kayaking on Lake Wanahoo. The kayaks come with the rental and were an unexpected bonus. We wish we had had more time to explore the lake with the kayaks. The large and beautifully maintained yard was especially inviting to children (and youthful adults) for running and playing games. We feel fortunate to have discovered this warm and inviting place. We intend to return.

by JB from Denver, CO. Submitted Date of Stay:

Luxury is definitely the word!

I hosted my sister's bachelorette party at this GORGEOUS cabin, picures don't even do this place justice, it's a must see in real life! So spacious and the decor is amazing inside and out! Myself and the rest of the party are all wanting to come back at some point with all of our own families! Great place/Great time! Thanks again! :D

by NEtravelRN from Minnesota. Submitted Date of Stay:

Far from home

Our stay at the Spencer Hill Cabin was wonderful. The property was very clean and well maintained. Everything we needed was at our fingertips. It was wonderful to see the children running and playing in the yard. There were balls and toys at the cabin. The kids wanted to be outside playing. Our electronics and cell phones were history! The cabin is a short drive from Lincoln and Omaha. We were able to go to Lincoln for a night out and return to the tranquil retreat in the evening. We loved our stay at Spencer Hill and we would recommend this cabin to other who want a family get a way.

by Sandra A from Florida. Submitted Date of Stay:

Great spot for family time!

My husband and I stayed here with our three children, ages 8, 6 and 3. We had a fantastic time enjoying the cabin, Lake Wanahoo and the town of Wahoo! The cabin is luxuriously appointed and amazingly comfortable. We spent one morning riding our bikes around the lake and enjoying the quiet, beautiful scenery. The town of Wahoo is incredibly family-friendly. We had a blast at the Wahoo Aquatic Center, which features a zero-depth entry and playset for small children and two diving boards, a waterslide and a fun 'leappad' feature for older kids. Our kids had so much fun in the afternoon, we came back that night for more. We happened upon a bike safety event that was being held at the park, and we walked away with free bike helmets, food, and drink! Thanks for a great stay! We will definitely be back!

by Mom of 3 from Omaha, NE. Submitted Date of Stay:

A hidden gem!

This beautiful vacation home was a perfect choice for our family get-away! Located a short drive from the cities of Omaha and Lincoln, it was wonderful to drive from a busy city into the beauty and quiet of rural Nebraska. A short 20-30 minute drive took us past corn and soybean fields to this "home away from home". One day our family visited Lincoln and toured the UNL Cornhusker football stadium and UNL's Lester F. Larsen Tractor Test and Power Museum. The next day we went to Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo. We discovered there are so many things to do in both Lincoln and Omaha, I'm sure we'll be back! Each evening we returned to prepare a meal and eat together, either on the deck outside or around the large dining room table. The owners have furnished the kitchen with everything a family needs to prepare and serve a meal. There is a huge gas grill that can accommodate cooking for a large crowd. We loved having a bon fire in the evening and making S'mores! Each room of the home is decorated beautifully. The beds/bedding are ultra comfortable! Our grandchildren, ages 2 and 4 loved the sleeping nooks built into the Master bedroom. There's even a surprise play area tucked away for the small children! It's evident the owners have grandchildren as the whole home and property is very family-friendly. I appreciate how easy it was to communicate with Linda. I also appreciated finding a property that did not require a week-long reservation, as we only could find a few days to get away that worked for everyone in the family. The weather was stormy when we left our home in SD en route to Lake Wanahoo. Linda and her husband checked weather radar for us and advised what route to take. I'd say that is personalized service! This vacation property would also work if you have a larger group of friends or family and some would like to stay in their RV. Some of the group could stay in the vacation home, and the 'Campers' could reserve a site at the State Park, (which is a very short walk from the home). Our experience with this vacation home was outstanding. I am sure we will return!

by Nancy V from Sioux Fall, SD. Submitted Date of Stay:

Would love to go back someday!

We only spent 3 nights there. Wish it could have been a lot more. So much green grass to play ball with our 6 and 3 year old grandchildren. Plenty of room around the table for our meals. Plenty of room everywhere. Sat out on the deck having cocktails and listening to music piped in out there. It was the perfect perfect perfect place to stay! Upstairs is a king size bed with two built in bunkbeds. The grandkids thought they were the neatest beds ever!! So we all had to lay on them and check them out! So comfortable!!!

by Shirley from Aberdeen, SD. Submitted Date of Stay:

Spencer Hill is a home away from home

We rented Spencer Hill for a family vacation and was so surprised and happy how wonderfull this property turned out to be. As everyday that went by with our vacaton I would find more and more things that we just loved about this house. This rental has everything that you need for a peacefull and relaxing vacation. The owners have paid closed attention to all the little details. I truely felt like a guest visiting in a home with all the little welcoming touches. I have to mention also how well groomed the land is. Lake Wanahoo was great to fish at and I had no idea that Nebraska had such a nice lake.The property is so big and well set up. Our kids even saw a Bold Eagle. You do not have to worry if the weather is bad because the owners have made sure that there is pleanty of entertainment obtions within the house. My family did not want to leave. They wanted to know when we could come back. This is from now on our new family vacation place.

by Guenthers from Lincoln, NE. Submitted Date of Stay:

Wonderful relaxing weekend

My family and I loved this home for our vacation. It was beautiful, wonderfully cleaned, and very relaxing. I am always nervous about places I stay concerning the cleanliness and I had no issues at all - which was comforting! We loved all the amenities the home had to offer and we plan to come back again sometime soon for a Husker Football weekend perhaps! I would recommend this place to anyone who asks!!

by Troy R. from South Dakota. Submitted Date of Stay:

Spencer House

Couldn't have had a nicer place, with all amenities available as stated. A great sunrise and view. Very secluded. A great great place to get away. Would recommend very highly and if back again on list for sure!!!!

by Mike from Phoenix, AZ. Submitted Date of Stay:

Lake Wanahoo cabin in Wahoo, NE

Very much enjoyed our peaceful and relaxing night in the cabin just off of Lake Wanahoo, Wahoo, NE. It was a cold winter evening, but loved sitting by the fireplace and having a beautiful view of the lake at dusk. The cabin is very nicely decorated and roomy with all amenities. Nice walking trail around the lake with numerous ducks and geese, and we also spotted an eagle's nest. We also highly recommend the Wigwam Cafe in Wahoo!Would definitely come back again to the cabin and the restaurant! Other small town amenities available too.

by Lee and Ellen from Omaha, NE. Submitted Date of Stay:

Wonderful experience

Thank you to Linda (who is so kind and sweet to work with) for letting us stay in your gorgeous VRBO. The house is even better than the photos, fully equipped and labeled. We were blown away by the luxury and accommodation of this place. Even the blankets were fresh, clean and cozy. All around this place is top notch. Much fun was had by all. The windows by the large dinning table were my favorite, as well as, a walk around the lake just steps from your front door. We will be back again. Thank you!

by Chelsea from Lincoln, NE. Submitted Date of Stay: