This Villa is in a quiet neighbor hood, has 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1 car garage, office with a Sofa that makes into a bed and sleeps two along with a single chair that makes into a bed to sleep the 7th person. The pool and a whimsical garden for your pleasure and relaxation. It has plenty of charm in this 1700 sq ft home away from home. There are a lot of antiques yet plenty of comfort. With attention to the details you will feel right at home. It's a perfect place for one or 2 couples or 2 children. It would also be perfect for a couple to get away from the grind and have a nice romantic weekend together with a 5 star feeling but without the high price. You will love the Master Bedroom with the 4 poster bed, the antique vanity and the beautiful view of the garden. It is fully furnished with all your daily needs including a washer and dryer. Sleeps 7 comfortably.
We furnish all cleaning supply and paper products. We launder and change the sheets once a week for our guests that are here for 2 or more weeks to make your visit less stressful while on your vacation. (This does not apply to seasonal guest).
For that perfect dining experience you can sit at the table with candle light, fine china and very pretty flatware at each meal. Or you can cook your meal on the grill, grab the plastic trays and eat outside while enjoying the garden and the water fountains. There's a fire pit to roast your marshmallows too.
You will see couples walking their puppies, riding their bicycles or jogging and walking in the neighborhood. The Rental is in Village 1 of Spring Lake and houses are older and newer. We have vacant lots on all 4 sides which makes it really nice and quiet and gives plenty of extra parking since we always ask our guest not to park on the lawn. You see the Sand Cranes everyday as they roam the neighborhood, but you are not allowed to feed them - it's the law. They are very friendly. You can be outside doing something and all of a sudden they are right there at you and you didn't even hear them. They are pretty cool to watch and people are usually amazed by them.
Sebring is centrally located, only one and a half hours from all of the main attractions and from either coast. The famous 12 Hours of Sebring at the Sebring International Raceway is less than 3 miles away, golfing is across the Highway from the rental. Plus there are a total of 15 Golf Courses in Highlands County. There are 29 lakes in Highlands County, including Lake Istokpoga, Florida's 5th largest Lake at 27,692 acres. Lake Istokpoga is world renowned for its fishing, it also supports resident population of Osprey and bald eagles and many other forms of wild life. For those of you that are hunters, Highlands County fits that ticket too. It's the perfect location for deer and turkey hunting. (fees will apply upon request). Historical Sebring area is 8 miles away where you can park your car go to some of the sweetest shops or dine in some awesome Restaurants. If you love to hike we have Highlands Hammock Park. It's only 15 miles from rental. The park has a Civilian Conservation Corps Museum and a wooden bridge trail for your hike. It's nature at its finest.
Lake Placid is only 15 minutes away and it's known as the Caladium Capital of the world and the town celebrates with a festival dedicated to the caladiums twice a year. Lake Placid is also known as the "Town of Murals". The buildings all over town features hand painted Murals depicting the history of Lake Placid. You'll love it in Sebring, Florida. It was just voted # 4 of the Most Beautiful Towns in Florida by the Culture Trip.
You can also plan a day trip to enjoy the magic of Walt Disney World, Lego Land, Lion Country Safari, Sea World, Silver Springs, Universal Studios, Islands Of Adventure, Dinosaur World, Wet & Wild and Busch Gardens, just to name a few of the many attractions close by. Then of course on the days you don't want to leave home there is the pool, out door grill, and a place to dine at your own back door. Or you can ride the bicycles we've provided around the neighborhood.
If you have a Facebook account you can go to the page "The Garden of Eva" and see more pictures of the garden. (Please hit the Like key while visiting). It is very whimsical and a peaceful place to be with the birds singing, water fountains, flowers, fairies and many surprises all over the garden. We try to keep an edible garden too which you are welcome to pick and enjoy whatever you would like. There are a lot of shiny things that kids love, swings and we can't forget the wind chimes. Guaranteed to help you relax and be amused at how many times you can walk around and find new things each time you walk the grounds.
Race enthusiast love to stay at our home away because it is so close to the track (less than 5 miles away) and extremely convenient to run back and forth. Plus it sleeps so many.
The garden and the rental makes it a perfect spot for a Wedding and reception if you are looking for something different that is whimsical. With the residence being part of the package with 2 restrooms and the kitchen, it's the perfect spot to entertain. Special rates are available upon request.
Since there are only 2 units to our villas, we live right next door with our fur baby Boo. He's pretty famous among our guests. Don't be surprised if your look out the back door and see him standing on his hind legs looking at your, waiting to see if you will serve him a cookie.
We hope you and your family and friends come to visit us at the best home away from home where we strive to make you feel right at home.