Life is Good at the Lake - Lake Front - Close to Gulf Beaches, Tampa, Orlando(6 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-4 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Lake Front View from almost every Room! Nature Abounds Us! The Lake is Great!
Welcome to the nature Coast. Life is good at the lake. This is the place you didn't know you were looking for, but you know your home when you're there. This beautiful home has over 2600 sq.ft. of living space. The back porch alone is 480 sq.ft. plus. This beautiful home sits on a hill overlooking the open Lake of Tasala Apopka the 6th largest Lake in Florida. The lot size is over 1 acre plus in the beautiful area of Floral City, a one traffic light town. You are far away from the hustle and bustle of everyday, yet close to everything your heart could desire. Easy access to highways to get you to Tampa and Orlando. You are within walking distance of pontoon boat rentals. The beautiful lake views offer all of natures glory, from the great blue Heron's, the Eagles, the Hawk that makes our backyard its home, and of coarse, every Florida Lake has Alligators. Movie theater and large stores are just one Town North. Good restaurants all around. This area is surrounded by state and national parks. When you travel down old floral city Road you will note the great planning many years ago as the large oak trees canopy the beautiful drive. Within walking distance of the home is Florida's longest paved bicycle/walking trail, known as the Withalacoochee Trail. Along this trail you will find yourself back in time that once was, lake side views, Farms, Horse Ranches, and so much nature that will just cross your path.
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Member since: 2014
- 2600 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Events Allowed
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Pets Considered
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8
- Extra large Bedrooms, two with Lake Views. The Master has a King size bed and a Hide-a-way, a cocktail table, a sitting table area for two by large window, a Private Full Bathroom, and its own entrance to deck. Of coarse a Lake side view. SW upper bedroom has a King bed or can be divided into two twins, couch location over looks the Lake. NW upper bedroom has two twin beds, day bed, and a view of yard and Oak trees. These rooms are big!...moreless
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Video Games
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Theme Parks
- Water Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Equestrian Events
- Freshwater Fishing
- Golf Privileges Optional
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Jet Skiing
- Pier Fishing
- Roller Blading
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Dining Room
- Seating for 8 people
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Linens Provided
- Living Room:
- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils:
This Lake view kitchen has a very large open flow-through design with informal dinning for four. It has a useful layout with counter top galore, a pass-through to living room that can be closed off....moreless
- Deck / Patio:
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Lawn / Garden:
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Florida @ its Best of the Year
Jan 1 - Apr 30, 2017
4 night min stay
2015 Summer Season
May 1 - Aug 31, 2017
4 night min stay
2015 Fall Season
Oct 1 - Dec 21, 2017
4 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Pet Fee $0
- Refundable Damage Deposit $750
- Event Clean Up $150
- Tax Rate 12%
Manager's cancellation policy:
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The largest paved bicycle/walking trail in the state of Florida, over 43 miles long, encompassing lakefront views, open farmland, horse ranches, downtown access to local towns and farmer markets.
Year Purchased: 2006
About: My family and I have always been adventures, of all that's out there. We explores, try out new things, and love having fun together! The kids were growing up fast and my wife and I wanted to enjoy them and keep them close by as long as we could. The Lake House! This was it, close to everything, but far enough away from everything. Also, a great place to possibly retire in. We just live 85 miles south of the lake house in Pinellas County.
Why Floral City, FL, USA:
Why this location, this beautiful home on the lake. Well, we searched all up and down west Central Florida, from the Gulf beaches to farmland. We specifically chose this location for its ease and convenience to everything. Also we chose the location for the seclusion of urban life. There are state parks, recreational areas, and beautiful back country roads all over. Where can you find a one traffic light town within 50 miles of Tampa.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
What's unique to this property. Well, this is a one traffic light town that's within 50 miles of Tampa, a city that has it all! As I mentioned earlier, my family likes adventure. Within two blocks of this beautiful home is the Withalacoocee trail, the longest paved bicycle/walking trail in the state of Florida. There are state and national parks surrounding the area. We can hunt, horseback ride, sail, water ski, drive the curvy back roads, and enjoy all the local venues. It is motorcyclist or bicyclist paradise.
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Kids on our Pier, This is what it is all about. Family and Friends enjoying Lake
Aren't we all that and a bag of chips. Oh yeah, we are pulling Dad water skiing!
Our shore line with Cypress. Such pride to watch them enjoy the Lake and Nature!
Down Town Floral City. We walked the bike this morning. The Shamrock 4 Breakfast
View of the Lake and the back Yard from our Porch. Refreshments anyone. Oh Yeah!
Dad and Mom dancing at Sleepy Hollow, on the lake, the best weekend Biker bar!
She still has it! Biking the Gulf Beaches. There is a pub just a pedal away.
Living large. Kids are out on their own, lets get busy while we are on our own!
Spacious Kitchen with eat-in dinning for casual lake side views, w/large pantry
Formal dinning area. Room for all your Food, Family, and Friends.
Lake view from the sitting Table for two. Walk onto the porch through glass door
SW upper bedroom (2). King or twin beds. Sitting couch to relax & view the Lake
The Lake House. Everyone is Happy, well almost, some of us don't want to pose.
Dads turn at pulling the kids. 'Hang on' your going to get whipped on the Tube!
Preparing to go to Sleepy Hollow. Lake Front Fun! The kids and toys are bigger.
This porch is over 480 sq.ft. So peaceful watching nature. Family soon to come.
Sun rise over our Pier. The wildlife is bustling about. Mornings here are Great
Tooling down one of the Curvy Country Roads. Farms and Cattle in the back ground
The Freezer. Fresh Blue Crab today. Shrimp off the boat tomorrow. Buckets O Bee
The Great Room. Room to spare for every event, personal space. Room to Stretch!
Fire Place with Lake side views. Let the fire crackle and sooth you to relax.
Master Bedroom over looking the Lake. hide-a-bed couch. Sitting Table for two.
NW upper bedroom (3) over looking front. Two twin beds and a day bed.
View from the Lake looking up to the Porch. Lots of room for running and BBQ's
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Friday, January 20, 2017
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