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5 bedroom Peaceful Lakeside Retreat

Sleeps15
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Space 4,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 6 nights

Overview

About the property

Private Lake Front paradise to get away from it all.

2 story ,4000 sq. foot home. Beautiful quiet neighborhood on a Private Lake. Private lake means NO motor boats , jet ski's whizzing by. 2 large lakes within 2 blocks on both sides. Bring your boats and fish 29 lakes in the area. We have a row boat ,paddleboat, and 2 kayak for your pleasure. Umbrella chairs, and floating dock. Clear spring fed water . Lot's of fish. play many games on our big lot next door. Fire pit, basketball hoop. Plenty of parking and close to town, church, dining, pub's, golf, big lakes QUIET neighborhood, can walk and ride bikes and be safe. Free internet and Satellite in all rooms. Well trained Pet's and children welcomed.(requires larger deposit.)


Owner
Dana Stanley
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
July 27, 2017

About Dana Stanley

I am a business owner in Sebring. I bought this home for a ministry of mine, I plan to use in the future, when I retire in a few years called 'A Place for dad'. My mother died unexpectedly and dad was left all alone. That generation the wife played the traditional role of Cook and housekeeper. My father was left alone, with no coping skills. I feel if he had a home to go to where he had a cook and housekeeper and similar friends he would have had more meaning to his life and cherished it more. Until I have the time to make my dream come true, I want to share this Blessings with others who will respect and love it like myself. I hope it will bring many fond memories to those who enter.

Dana Stanley purchased this house in 2013

Why Dana Stanley chose Central/Disney/Orlando Area

This property exudes Peace and joy. Lake Placid is a #1 place of retirement. I spent 6 months redecorating a '70's house with Love. It has brought me much healing in a time of difficulty . I love this house, too big for just me, so Ill gladly share so others can enjoy my blessing. Perfect for a family reunion, WEDDINGS.. Eventually I will retire in this home.

What makes this house unique

As soon as you turn into the driveway a beautiful yellow dogwood was in full bloom. Beautiful moss filled oak trees blow lightly in the breeze with the red brick home behind the split rail fence, laid out so nicely in the mist of them. Single story from the front of home, you walk in and immediate see the spectacular view of the lake thru the large sliding glass windows. Hard wood floors, cool painted walls, and an inviting presence. Lots of light and character. The layout of the back yard is unique with spit levels, a stairway down to the dock and a rope guardrail. The osprey gather in 3 trees around the lake and I watch them fish for their breakfast and lunch daily. A group of raccoons play in the tree outside the bedroom window at night sometimes. An owl perches on the rail while turtles sunbathe on the shore. Fish actually follow you around on the kayak. The spring fed water is perfect for swimming or floating in your raft! No gas motors allowed. ( 2 lakes with in 1 mile for gas motor boats, can park here in extra lot).Very close to all local hot spots. Many sleeping arrangement's can be made with placement of furniture. Large game room downstairs. Pool table, ping pong and darts.

Amenities

Lake Placid House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 15
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 15 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 downstairs - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 full bathrooms.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Bedroom 2 upstairs - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 upstairs - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 4 downstairs - 1 queen , 2 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 5 downstairs - 2 bunk bed , sofa bed in couch downstairs living room
    Bedroom 3 upstairs - 1 queen
  • Master bedroom upstairs , tile floors , bathroom, walk in closet. Very big! Downstairs white carpet, wood paneling, kitchen, fireplace, pool table, darts
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • swimming
Notes:
Quite Private neighborhood. Must be fairly reserved, and respectful to others and property. Bring your paddleboards, fishing poles, coolers and camera! You won't want to leave!

Reviews

4.2/5 -
(5 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.2 based on 5 reviews
5

We had an amazing time

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect !! We have 4 kids and the downstairs was amazing pool table and ping pong !! So much room !! Comfortable beds and so much space !! Pet friendly was great for us !! We loved kayaks and paddle boat !! My kids caught 48 bass while we were there !! The screened in porches were great !! There were 2 gas grills and the oven and Keurig were a nice addition for cooking dinner !! House was close to grocery store and bait store town was friendly!! We went to Sebring a close drive and enjoyed the fastest go kart track !! Many restaurants and shopping close !! We are hoping to go back soon !! A great great place too rent !! Thank you Dana !!

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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central Florida
5

awesome five days and nights in Paradise

  • 5 of 5

I'm a fulltime Pastor and director of a very active Ministry. I'm in a wheelchair and require a caregiver to. Accompany me.I needed a place of peace, privacy, relaxation, to unwind And be refreshed. I found all and more.I stayed for 5 days first time and 3 the next time I'm looking forward to another getaway soon.Awesome experience.I would recommend it to anyone looking for Beautiful Florida lake experience. Thank you Dana.

  • Submitted: Dec 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Coral Springs, Fl
4

Enjoyable weekend

  • 4 of 5

This was my first experience through VRBO. I wanted to rent a house for our extended family to attend a family reunion. Timing wasn't good for us as my father was ill and then he passed just before our trip. I was a bit nervous about finding the right accommodations. I definitely wanted a lake house and wanted to be able to take our dog.

Dana was easy to deal with and even left a welcoming message. The home was very clean upon our arrival. The rooms are quite spacious. We especially liked the back porches overlooking the lake. The sunrises are worth getting up for. They are beautiful!

We had to do some baking for the reunion and we found the kitchen to be well equipped.

We didn't get a chance to use the boats. I did see some neighbors paddle boarding, so bring yours.

The owner does have it decorated in a cozy manner. Expected "homey", not contemporary. It's for families to have space to relax and enjoy.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was such a pleasure having you, I am so sorry it was at a difficult time for you and your family. Prayers of comfort to you all. Please come back, you and your fur-baby are always welcome!
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Not as advertised

  • 2 of 5

We found the house is nice and in a nice setting. Unfortunately the home needs work related to the plumbing in the kitchen and bathrooms(toilets). The clothes dryer did not work and did not dry our clothes. We found the place to be extremely dusty with dust balls all over the house. It was the only place I could find in the area for short term rental that would fit our needs but I would not recommend it.

  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am very saddened by this review. I was NOT aware of the dryer not performing properly, or dust bunnies under bed ( these things you need to bring to an owners attention during your visit, not after). There is a brand new one in now. I am also sorry for the dust under the bed?( I inspected the home and found it to be beautifully cleaned, guess I missed the bed) I have a professional house keeper who must have had a bad day? I am more saddened you did not experience the GREAT factors this home has to offer,such as tranquility of beautiful sunrises, the upgrades/coziness of the home, the timer candles that illuminate the home at dusk, the resident ducks, and yes the PEACE and JOY it has brought so many others. I can only pray you can find what you are looking for in the future. :(
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hudson, fl
5

Family re-union

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I were looking for a special place to enjoy a long week-end with our grown children. There was a total of 11 adults, with the wife's and my dogs. We found the home more than adequate, spacious, clean, room for everyone. The lake was awesome for swimming and everyone caught at least 1 bass, which we released, so the next renter can enjoy. We found (Dana) the owner to be very responsive and an eagerness to make our trip enjoyable. We most deffinetly will recommend, and return. Thank you Dana from our family.

Walt and Liz Willhoite

P.S. Your right Dana you cannot hear traffic in house or out back.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This family was my first time tenants ever. I was so impressed by their cleanliness and respect for my things. Neighbors said they enjoyed their laughter. Wonderful family. I am confident now, sharing my home is the right thing to do. I hope it can bring pleasure to many families. God Bless.
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Map

Nearest Airport
90 Miles
Orlando
Nearest Barpub
0.05 Miles
Jackson's
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Sebring
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Sebring
Nearest Motorway
200 Metres
US 27
Nearest Restaurant
0.05 Miles
Platters
Nearest Ski
0.05 Miles
Lake Clay
Nearest Beach
90 Miles
middle of both coast

Peaceful , Quaint town. Walk the streets and see all the Wall artwork, shop, dine, enjoy the lake and lake activities. Friendly town, centrally located 90 minutes from Orlando and both coastal beaches. 20 minutes from Sebring Race Track. 2 lakes with public access only 1 mile away for boating and skiing.

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Rates & Availability

Lake Placid House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Christmas
Dec 21 2017 - Dec 27 2017
6 night minimum stay
$250
 
 
Sebring Races
Mar 15 2018 - Mar 19 2018
5 night minimum stay
$2,500
Flat fee
 
 
Memorial day
May 24 2018 - May 28 2018
5 night minimum stay
$250
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$225
$1,500
$3,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
cleaning $200
Property Damage Protection $99
Pet Fee $200

5/3 kitchen dining room, living room, library, fireplace.
$200.00 cleaning fee
$250.00 pet fee (refundable)
$500.00 deposit to hold taken off final bill.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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