About Us

We’re the callihans.

Family and Faith are at the center of what we do.

In the year of 2004, Bob & Laura Nelson, long time residents of Keith County, started construction of the Condos, and opened them up to guests in the summer of 2005. After opening, they felt they were missing something – so they began construction on The Beach House & opened up that space for guests in the summer of 2008. 

For the past two decades, The Beach House & Condos have become a hub for families & friends to come together, spend time at Lake Mac, and create memories that will last a lifetime. 

As of January 1st, 2024, Joe & Danita Callihan took ownership and operation of The Beach House & Condos. Being locals of Keith County (Paxton, NE), we understand the value of the location & the experience that The Beach House offers to Lake Mac enthusiasts. 

Joe owns & operates Callihan Construction, our family business that was established by his father. Joe & Bob, both operating their own construction companies, have come together and collaborated on many different projects in and around Keith County over the years. This comradery grew into a friendship, and ultimately led us to purchasing The Beach House & Condos. In order to facilitate a seamless transition of ownership, we worked closely with Bob & Laura on the management & reservations operations. We will continue to collaborate with them to ensure we prioritize the most important assets to us : our guests. 

Joe & Danita have built a firm foundation over the years for their family and businesses. We are a people based upon faith, family & hard work.

We are thrilled to have the opportunity to serve new & returning guests of The Beach House & Condos, with hopes to continue the tradition that Bob & Laura left, as well as expand on the visions they set in 2004. This new adventure is one that we feel blessed to be a part of!