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Lake Talquin Vacation Rental

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Space 1,700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Sunroom, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8-14)

This lake house has been in our family for over 40 years.

Jan and I did some renovation in 2006. It is a rustic house with boat dock overlooking beautiful Lake Talquin. The house is setup to for the enjoyment of a family gathering or for a group of fishermen. You may enjoy, as we do in our house next door, the beautiful sunsets in the afternoon. If you care to water ski our location is on the deep end of the lake with the lake dam in view.

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More Details

Owner
Gary Cook
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
June 16, 2017

About Gary Cook

We built our dream house and now retirement home 2 lots over from the rental house. We love living on Lake Talquin and consider ourselves blessed everyday. Now retired, we enjoy this wonderful lake everyday.

Gary Cook purchased this house in 2004

Why Gary Cook chose Florida North Central

Jan grew up coming to Lake Talquin on weekends and holidays with her parents and 3 brothers. Her parents bought the property in the 50's. At their death we bought the house and property and have set it up for rental in hopes that others may enjoy it as much as her family.

What makes this house unique

The house is on one lot with an extra lot adjoining. This gives a total of 200' of waterfront. facing the west we enjoy the beautiful sunsets in the afternoon. Lake Talquin has long been known for it bass, crappie, and bream fishing. With eight bunk beds, 1 Queen, 1 regular beds, and a king bed in the master bedroom the house is great for family gatherings or fishing groups.

Amenities

Tallahassee House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Shower & bath in this bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 6 bunk bed
    Sunroom - 2 bunk bed
  • King size beds (1) Master Bedroom, Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Bunk Beds (8)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • museums
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Notes:
Boat House and Public boat launch approximately 200 yards.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

Lake Talquin Vacation Rental
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews
Dusseldorf, Germany
5

Quiet neighborhood, view of the lake, and great hospitality

  • 5 of 5

We are two people and stayed 3 nights and enjoyed the shade of old live oak trees and the view of the lake. Air condition was quiet and effective. We used the outdoor table and chairs for breakfast. The owner was helpful with social interaction and we were grateful for the acquaintance. We would like to come back.

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A Great place to relax and fish!

  • 5 of 5

Been here fishing all week with some Old and New Friends This is a beautiful place to be.Our host and house were fanatastic in every way.He made sure you were satisfied or needed anything every day.Most Gracious.We will definitely be back next year and years after.Thank you for everything! Don Tucker,Crystal river Fl

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

FABULOUS ACCOMODATIONS!

  • 5 of 5

My family absolutely LOVED this lakehouse. From the owner to the beautiful house & view. We HIGHLY recommend this beautiful rental!! Look forward to returning. :)

  • Submitted: Nov 17, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5 0
Crestview, Florida
5

You'll Enjoy this One!

  • 5 of 5

My first review was "rejected" because it "contained personal or business contact information"- whatever that means! So, let me just say this is a GREAT get-a-way! Host is most gracious. Sure hope this doesn't violate the Traveler Review Guidelines!

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The Consumate Southern Lake House

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay, here. This is the epitome of what we had hoped for in a classic Southern Lake House. We kept a boat at the dock, though we caught the biggest crappy off the dock, itself! The house is spacious, warm, well stocked and the host and hostess were SO accomodating! Our original party of 5 swelled to 20 for Sunday's fish fry, which was a great success. The house is positioned on a little bluff overlooking the lake so that, when you sit on the covered porch or in the living room, all you see is lake and sky...and no neighbors. Sunsets were gorgeous. The breeze blew through the house nearly all day. Just a wonderful place and we highly recommend it!

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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3 0
Orlando, FL
5

Perfect for family gatherings

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed here several times and have always had a great experience. The lakefront location is breathtaking, the cottage is family friendly and roomy, and the owners are accommodating and friendly. It is located close enough to Tallahassee to make this a viable option for football weekends. Excellent option.

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Tallahassee Regional Airport
Car: necessary

We are located about 24 miles west of FSU Campus just off Hwy 20 W. It is a straight drive to campus.

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Rates & Availability

Tallahassee House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
FAMU Tx Southern
Aug 25 2017 - Aug 27 2017
2 night minimum stay
$200
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
 
Louisana-Monroe
Sep 8 2017 - Sep 10 2017
2 night minimum stay
$250
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
 
Miami
Sep 15 2017 - Sep 17 2017
2 night minimum stay
$250
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
 
NC State
Sep 22 2017 - Sep 24 2017
2 night minimum stay
$250
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
 
FAMU NC Central
Sep 29 2017 - Oct 1 2017
2 night minimum stay
$200
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
 
Famu Homecoming NC A&T
Oct 13 2017 - Oct 15 2017
2 night minimum stay
$250
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
 
Louisville
Oct 20 2017 - Oct 22 2017
2 night minimum stay
$250
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
 
Syracuse
Nov 3 2017 - Nov 5 2017
2 night minimum stay
$250
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
 
Delaware State
Nov 17 2017 - Nov 19 2017
2 night minimum stay
$250
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$135
From
$175
Fri,Sat
$954
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $150
Tax Rate 12.5%

Weekend are Fri-Sat or Sat-Sun rate is $350/weekend for up to 6 people. Additional days are added at $135/day. $25/person/day for those over 6.
Weekly rates are $954 for up to 6 people and $25/person/day for those over 6. Weekly rates include 1 weekend.

Graduation and Football Weekends please contact property owner for rates!

Deposit is returned at end of stay less any damage or cleaning. House is expected to be left in a "rentable condition". Deposit and signed rental agreement confirms reservation. Payment is made at check in.
*Cleaning can be arranged with a local house cleaning service if desired, ask about charge.
* CANCELLATION POLICY- Deposit is returned if days are re-rented.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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