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Lone Palm-Golf! Enjoy Half of an Owner-Occupied 6722sf Lockout! See Notes Below

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Last updated: 09/09/2015
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  • Minimum stay:Contact owner
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:4
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

SPACIOUS & COMFORTABLE 2,500 sq ft, 12 ft ceilings; 4 bedroom, 3 1/2 baths

CUSTOM BUILT HOME, Lone Palm Golf Club Community, features a gourmet kitchen with Thermadore gas stove, Kenmore refrigerator-freezer, Bosch dishwasher, microwave, cherry wood cabinets, granite countertops, 2 double-sinks, island, breakfast bar and nook, soft water, and reverse osmosis drinking water. The unit is more suited to a group 4 to 8 people because of its open plan. Enjoy open plan to family room with gas fireplace which flows into an inviting Sun Room. Reading/Study/Work area with swivel/office chairs accommodate 3 persons. Large utility room has storage pantry, 2 front-loading washers, 1 front-loading dryer, countertop and sink. All bedrooms are fully furnished. Bed linen and towel sets are provided. Bedrooms 1 and 2 have kings beds and full baths; bedrooms 3 and 4 each have 2-twin beds and share a full (Jack n' Jill) bath. Volume ceilings and crown molding throughout, ceramic tile on all floors except the bedrooms, which are carpeted. Central vacuum system is included. Security system plus 5-camera surveillance surround the home. Screened side porch on the north side is the entrance for all guests. It also provides a breezy and relaxing setting as it is completely furnished with patio furniture and a gas grill for your enjoyment. PLEASE NOTE: A Formal foyer, living room and formal dining room are available for your formal events and occasion per night.
Minutes to golf, tennis, I-4, shopping and medical facilities, Lone Palm is off I-4 at exit 28.


Member since: 2014

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Calendar last updated: 09/09/2015

Property Type

  • House
  • 2500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8

  • Optional: 1-baby crib available: 1 baby crib

    One baby crib if needed...moreless

  • BR3-Blue: 2-Twin beds / Full Bath, TV, Internet: 2 twin/ single

    Bedroom 3 and 4 share one-full bath, ideal for children also...moreless

  • BR2-Green: 1-King bed / Full Bath, TV, Internet: 1 king


  • BR4-Lavender: 2-Twin beds / Full Bath, TV, Internet: 2 twin/ single

    Bedroom 3 and 4 share one full bath, great for children...moreless

  • BR1-Pink: 1-King Bed/1-Full bath, TV, Internet: 1 king


  • (1) BR1-Pink room and BR4-Green have 2-king bed each, and BR2-Blue room and BR3-Lavender have 2-twin beds each and share a full bath. Baby crib is optional....moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Guest master bedroom, will discuss KB or QB...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    This room shares a full bath with bedroom 3...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

    BR 3 shares bath with BR 2...moreless

  • Bathroom 4: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Powder room next to laundry room is a half bath

Other Amenities

  • Owner may consider a shorter stay during certain times of the year. Call for information....moreless


  • Satellite / Cable:

    Big screen TV in the family room that seats 8 with internet Wi Fi...moreless

  • Television:

    All bed rooms have a TV and internet access throughout the house...moreless

  • Video Games:

    Hook up only...moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Golf Course Front:

    Lone Palm Golf Course is across the street...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Paragliding
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Breakfast bar/countertop to kitchen for 4, and dinner table seats 4...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 1 people


  • Living Room:

    Entry for guests who need a FORMAL Living room and Dining room is available, SEE RATES...moreless

  • Parking:

    Off street parking...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    2-sets provided...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    2-Kenmore washing machines provided...moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    Bosch dishwasher...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Full kitchen may be shared among families attending conferences and churches conventions....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator:

    Two refrigerators, one in kitchen and one in laundry room....moreless

  • Stove:

    Thermador gas range...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Golf:

    Must be guest of owner to play at the PRIVATE MEMBER ONLY Lone Palm Country Club, $65.00 per person per round, $20.00 cart per person ...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden


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Last updated: 09/09/2015
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38 Miles
Nearest Airport
Tampa International Airport, Tampa, FL
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Harry's Restaurant, Lakeland Terrace Bar / Grill
0.7 Miles
Nearest Golf
Lone Palm Golf Club, 800 Lone Palm Drive, 2-min
4.9 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrak, 600 East Main St, Lakeland, FL, 12min
0.4 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 4, 1min West to Tampa, East to Orlando
5.6 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Red Lobster, 3706 N Rd #98, Lakeland 14-min
19.1 Miles
Nearest Ski
USA Water Ski, 1251 Holy Cow RD, Polk City, 22min
55.8 Miles
Nearest Beach
Clearwater Beach, Clearwater Beach, FL

Car: Necessary

Central Florida (1) ATTRACTIONS: 25 mi East is ORLANDO/KISSIMEE: Walt Disney World, Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Animal Kingdom, Blizzard Beach, Typhoon Lagoon, Universal Studios, Islands of Adventures, Sea World. 20 miles Southeast is WINTER HAVEN: LEGOLAND Water Park, Cypress Gardens Water Ski Team, Winter Haven. 30 mi West is TAMPA: Busch Gardens, Safari Wilderness Ranch, Central FL NatureFest in May features unlimited beauty of nature and yours to discover, participate in activities including birdwatching, hiking, kayaking, butterfly and wildflower viewing, nature photography and air boat tours. Lakeland Kayak Tours. (2) ART & CULTURE: Bok Tower Gardens feature flowing foliage and the spectacular seasonal color of azaleas, camellias, magnolias; Polk Museum of Arts - gallery of pre-Columbian artifacts, outdoor sculpture garden and galleries of rotating exhibits, Frank Lloyd Wright Architecture at Florida Southern College, FL Dance Theatre, (3) AVIATION: Balloons and Beyond, the FL Air Museum at SUN 'n FUN features one-of-a-kind designs, classic, ultra-lights, antiques and war-birds.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2003

About the owner: Walter King Laidler, Jr. is a Lakeland, FL native who earned a high school diploma from Rochelle Senior High School (1967), an Associate of Arts Degree from Polk Community College, Winter Haven, FL (1970), a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Vocal Music Education from the Univ. of South Florida, Tampa, FL (1973), and a Master of Divinity Degree from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, So. Hamilton, MA (1980). Walter taught choral music and English 13 years in Polk County Schools before entering ministry full-time as founder of Christ Community Christian Center, June 12, 1989. Pastor Laidler was licensed in 1978 and ordained an elder in the African Methodist Episcopal Church, 1981. Walter was also ordained a Baptist minister in 1982. Pastors Walter and Carrie founded and have pastored the Christ Community Christian Center Church since 1983. Carrie Ada Lewis Laidler is a Greensboro, NC native who graduated from James B. Dudley High School (1970), earned a Bachelor of Arts in Music Education at Livingstone College, Salisbury, NC (1974). Carrie also did post-graduate studies at the Boston Conservatory of Music in Voice Performance (Boston, MA). Carrie taught music 4 years in Boston Public Schools; 5years in Polk County Florida schools; home schooled our children for 10 years; and began Christ Community Academy where she taught 10 years. She serves as a staff pastor, Executive Vice President, Elder of Worship and Arts, and Church Program Administrator of Christ Community Christian Center Church. Pastors Walter and Carrie have four adult children, Dorcas, Jessica, Christa, and Walter, III; one son-in-law Darrian, Jr., and three grandsons.

Why the Owner Chose Lakeland, FL, USA:
Based on need, we will consider YEAR-ROUND, different room combinations and rates...see rates in the 'Notes' section. Carrie and I chose Lone Palm because it is centrally located---5-minutes from downtown Lakeland, The Lakeland Mall, to the North; Lakeland Town Center to the South; 1/4 mile to Interstate East, just 25 minutes to Disney, Magic Kingdom, Sea World, Orlando International Airport another 30 minutes East. Traveling West on I-4 just 25-minutes away is Tampa's Busch Gardens, Ybor City night life, International Mall, Tampa Bay Buccaneers Raymond James Stadium, Tampa International Airport, Univ of South Floria, Univ of Tampa. Lone Palm comprises 105 large beautiful private homes with the smallest lot size being .75 acre to 1-acre. Since 1964, the Lone Palm subdivision has been one of the premier destinations for private golf clubs in central Florida. Established by Publix founder George Jenkins, Lone Palm has a firm commitment to providing unsurpassed golf, social and dining experiences for all of its members and guests. Sprawled across nearly 400 acres of serene Florida landscape, the course is a joy to play for both seasoned golfers and beginners alike. The club offers casual, friendly atmosphere and is the perfect place to bring your family or to host an event.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The unique benefit travelers will enjoy in the quiet place 'that is close to everything' is a custom-built Hulbert Home designed by Walter and Carrie. Our home sits on a spacious lot with mature oak and drake elm trees and boasts a split-floor plan with Bedroom 1 and full-bath on the west side and a suite with Bedrooms 2,3, and 4 and 2 full baths on the east side that includes a study center. Volume ceilings, 7', 9' and 12' crown molding and headers are thru out. Only 5 minutes to shopping and medical facilities. Lone Palm is 0.4miles off I-4 at exit 28.

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Calendar last updated: 09/09/2015

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  • Front of home (view from the west)

    Front of home (view from the west)

  • Guest North entry

    Guest North entry

  • Family room, gas fireplace, 46 flat screen TV

    Family room, gas fireplace, 46 flat screen TV

  • Kitchen view from counter top and side entrance

    Kitchen view from counter top and side entrance

  • Family room kitchen to breakfast nook

    Family room kitchen to breakfast nook

  • Main guest bath in pink guest full bath room

    Main guest bath in pink guest full bath room

  • Hall from laundry room 
toward family room

    Hall from laundry room toward family room

  • Laundry room, 2-washing machines and 1-dryer with extra frig

    Laundry room, 2-washing machines and 1-dryer with extra frig

  • Side view from the guest side porch

    Side view from the guest side porch

  • Front of our home at night 01

    Front of our home at night 01

  • North side porch

    North side porch

  • Sun room view toward Family room redecorated

    Sun room view toward Family room redecorated

  • BR03 Twin bedroom share full bath

    BR03 Twin bedroom share full bath

  • Powder room

    Powder room

  • View of yard from driveway

    View of yard from driveway

VRBO #579554

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Wednesday, February 08, 2017

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