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Artist Dream with 90ft on Tranquil 1304 Acre Lake Josephine

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Watch the breathtaking sunset from the screened in-boat house.

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Last updated: 12/06/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-10 nights
  • Sleeps:10
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

200 Ft. dock w/ screened-in porch (morning coffee and/or evening sunsets on the lake) and a comfortable 4.5 bedroom house (cen. AC/heat) that is completely and tastefully remodeled and includes tile throughout the downstairs, new appliances and granite counters in the kitchen, plus 3 sliding glass doors for stunning views of the sunset over the lake. Only one bedroom (slider & balcony) is upstairs, which contains a queen size bed and opens to a westward view of the lake with balcony access. Two of the bedrooms downstairs also have queen beds and the 3rd bedroom contains 2 twin beds. The living room has a couch and a large futon and can be closed off by double french doors for additional sleeping space. The screened porch at house, also with the lake view, has 2 ceiling fans, gas grill and table for 6-8, which is a great way to barbecue and enjoy the stunning sunsets.
The house sits on almost an acre of land and is hidden from the street by the orange grove . In the 'back yard', there is a rolling lawn with additional citrus trees and 3 towering oak trees complete with picturesque Spanish moss, bench swing, ending at the lake (not fenced). The yard is fenced on 3 sides, but open with 90 feet of natural lake front along this quiet lake. There is a 199 ft. dock with 2 slips and a boat ramp is 2 min. away. Fish from the dock or bring your canoe, kayak, or boat for the open boat slip.

A stand-alone 6 car garage with an upstairs 2 room apartment is also for rent. This air conditioned furnished apartment contains an efficiency kitchen and three piece bathroom, two twin beds, table and chairs, and cable TV in the front room and two twin beds in the back room.
Parking is ample and there is space for RV, but no hook up. Please call for availability dates, calendar not always accurate.

Conveniently located between Sebring and Lake Placid and only 6.5 miles away (9 min) from the Sebring Raceway & a Publix.
8 area golf courses. 2 wineries 5 min away.
All race event weekends-porche-corvette-Chin, Ferrari, Scca., NASA, etc., or 12 hr race, only 9 min (no traffic) from Sebring Raceway. Motorcycles & jetskis welcome.

Keywords: Rental House on Lake Josephine, Sebring Fla.
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+1 8445438277
Don or secretary Nancy.

Owner

Member since: 2008

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/06/2016

Property Type

  • House
  • 1700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome:

    Ask owner. There are NO baby locks, easy access to cleaning supplies under sinks, etc.in the home. There is a fence around the property on 3 sides, but NOT on the lake side. Your children will have free access to lake water and wildlife, so if you bring children, you will assume all responsibility and risk....moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

  • Convertible bed(s)

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  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Sliding glass door with lake view...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

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  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

    Upstairs, with carpet. Sliding door to large balcony....moreless

  • All 3 bedrooms downstairs have ceramic tile flooring. The one bedroom upstairs has carpeting. All bedrooms have ceiling fan plus floor fans (for "white noise")....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Extra long walk-in shower has 2 shower heads....moreless

  • Both bathrooms are located in different halls, accessible to all guests. Both were re-tiled approximately in 2008....moreless

Other Amenities

  • One full bathroom contains tub/shower combo and the other full bath contains an extra long walk-in shower....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Paperback and hardback books....moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Comcast...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Two TVs with cable and one DVD/video player...moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lakefront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Dining:

    An extension of the kitchen, with 8 chairs (and 2 more chairs in other places in the house)....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Private dryer (free) in separate laundry room....moreless

  • Garage:

    Ask owner for use of garage....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    We have Comcast as our provider for cable and WI-FI....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Beds are made with full linens and pillows. Additional sheets in Rubbermaid cabinet in laundry room....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Living room can be closed off with french doors and used as a sleeping area with the futon and couch....moreless

  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    Ample parking....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided:

    Full sets of towels on are towel bars on the back of the doors of each bedroom. Additional towels are in the Rubbermaid cabinet in the laundry room. Gently-used towels are in the hall linen closet....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Private washer (free) in separate laundry room....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Pots and pans, pyrex baking dishes (with storage lids), cookie sheets....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Place setting for over 8, wine glasses, utensils for over 8, steak knives, serving bowls....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Granite countertops, new appliances as of Jan.2008, microwave, coffeemaker, blender, crockpot, toaster, toaster oven....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Electric, self-cleaning....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Paper towel, toilet paper, trash bags, zip lock bags ( Florida has bugs - we try to encourage guest not to leave food out). Basic spices and condiments, but beyond salt and pepper, it does change....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Ice maker...moreless

  • Stove:

    Electric...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    With lake view, with 2 tables and 10 chairs and one bench....moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Screened and tiled, contains 2 ceiling fans and a table and 6 chairs, with lakeview....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
SEASON 2016/2017
Nov 2 - Mar 10, 2017
2 night min stay
$190 $210
Fri, Sat, Sun

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $65 per night, per additional guest

Race Week
Mar 11 - Mar 20, 2017
10 night min stay

$3,000
flat fee
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$170

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $45 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $80
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Pet Fee $300
  • Tax Rate 9%

Notes:

Prices do not reflect cleaning fee - e-mail for total price.

If we can we like to rent jan/feb together to March 9th, or March 19th to April 30th. Though all inquiries are welcome.

Weekend of March 14th or so is the big 12 hour race, property at premium price. Other holiday weekends subject to premium price as well.


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 12/06/2016
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Location

9.4 Miles
Nearest Airport
Sebring Regional Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Carlie Lynne's Bar
8.7 Miles
Nearest Train
Sebring Amtrack Train Station
6.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Sebring International Raceway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Cowpoke's Watering Hole

Car Racing at the Sebring Raceway (6.5 miles from our house), home to 12 Hours of Sebring, an American Le Mans series race.

Sebring Regional Airport (6.5 miles from our house), a public use airport.

Sebring Amtrak Train Station (8.7 miles from our house).

Highlands Hammock State Park (15 miles)

Bok Tower Gardens (Lake Wales, FL, 1 hour north)

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: We live in Fort Lauderdale, Fl and Don is an engineer/general contractor and Kathryn is an artist. We orginally thought the house would be a great vacation house, but it seems it is a source of endless creative projects!

Why the Owner Chose Sebring, FL, USA:
WE HAVE A SPECIAL FOR ALL RACE TEAMS, WEEKENDS $84.00 a night per room, minimum 4 rooms to rent. Don is an amateur race car driver and loves the track. Kathryn is an artist and loves the natural lake views and peaceful atmosphere. She is originally from Indiana and is reminded of that Midwestern niceness of the people in the area.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We have plenty of room to entertain family and friends. After a noisy day at the track, or a busy day of sight seeing, it is wonderful to come 'home' to a quiet beautiful sunset over the lake. Life is good! Upstairs balcony makes for great star watching on the clear nights away from the big city lights.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/06/2016

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Photos

  • Watch the breathtaking sunset from the screened in-boat house.

    Watch the breathtaking sunset from the screened in-boat house.

  • Front of house (front door is on the side).

    Front of house (front door is on the side).

  • A good example of the fantastic sunsets.

    A good example of the fantastic sunsets.

  • 199 foot dock, sitting area at end now screened in

    199 foot dock, sitting area at end now screened in

  • Sunset

    Sunset

  • Family room w/ futon opposite. French doors close for additional sleeping area.

    Family room w/ futon opposite. French doors close for additional sleeping area.

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Bedroom with Lake View and queen bed.

    Bedroom with Lake View and queen bed.

  • Guest room with queen bed.

    Guest room with queen bed.

  • View from upstairs balcony.

    View from upstairs balcony.

  • Garage apartment back room with two twin beds and sleeper sofa.

    Garage apartment back room with two twin beds and sleeper sofa.

  • Garage apartment  3 piece bathroom.

    Garage apartment 3 piece bathroom.

  • View of house from Lake Josephine.

    View of house from Lake Josephine.

  • Looking from the north side of the house to the lake.

    Looking from the north side of the house to the lake.

  • Stunning Sunsets

    Stunning Sunsets

  • Under the roof is now a screened in platform, perfect for morning coffee/sunsets

    Under the roof is now a screened in platform, perfect for morning coffee/sunsets

  • Sitting area upon entrance

    Sitting area upon entrance

  • Screened-In Porch with table and 8 chairs plus gas grill and 2 ceiling fans.

    Screened-In Porch with table and 8 chairs plus gas grill and 2 ceiling fans.

  • Dining area with eight chairs.

    Dining area with eight chairs.

  • Guest room with twin beds room

    Guest room with twin beds room

  • Upstairs Bedroom w/ lake view sliding glass door and access to large balcony.

    Upstairs Bedroom w/ lake view sliding glass door and access to large balcony.

  • Garage apartment"s main room - available for additional rent.

    Garage apartment"s main room - available for additional rent.

  • Garage apartment efficiency kitchen.

    Garage apartment efficiency kitchen.

  • Neighbor caught a deer in our yard!

    Neighbor caught a deer in our yard!

VRBO #165827

This listing was first published here in 2008.

Date last modified - Tuesday, December 06, 2016

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