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Beautifully Decorated Guest House in Odessa FL

Lake Keystone, Keystone, FL, USA
  • Cottage1230 sqft
  • Bedrooms1
  • Sleeps4
  • Bathrooms1
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay3 nights

1200+ sf one bedroom-full kitchen-perfect for couples-on ski lake

Lakefront guesthouse-full kitchen living room-very large bedroom and full bath. On 2.5 acres. Beautifully newly decorated. Two flat screen TVs with cable-high speed WiFi -high end laminate flooring-comfortable high thread count sheets on queen bed. All kitchen appliances with coffee bar with Keurig. Wooded setting with beautiful views of ski lake-private exit to lake access. Ample parking space. In unit washer and dryer.

The property is a farm-like setting with chickens and soon to arrive Nigerian dwarf goats.

Please visit my other property VRBO #1019285


Laurel Hall

Member Since 2014
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Response time:
within one hour
Calendar last updated:
Apr 16, 2018
About Laurel Hall

I am an engineer and I have owned my own company since 2001. I built this house with a guest house for my parents. My parents are gone and this beautiful house has been empty. The house is so adorable and I want it to have life again, that's why I am sharing it with lucky vacationers/business travelers.

Laurel Hall purchased this Cottage in 1998

Why Laurel Hall chose Keystone

When we moved to Florida from Oklahoma, we initially rented a home in this area of Tampa for a year to make a decision about what area of time would be perfect for us. We ended up loving the Odessa area. Odessa is peaceful with a country feel yet it is close to all area attractions and business areas...the best of both worlds.

What makes this Cottage unique

The property and the lake are so beautiful and peaceful. This property is also VERY pet friendly. DUE TO DEMAND FOR BOOKINGS - WE ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE OPENING OF A SECOND LAKE COTTAGE, RIGHT ON LAKE JUANITA. This cottage is decorated in farmhouse style (we love JoJo's style) and is very near the lake with a large porch.


    • Internet
    • Pets Welcome
    • Air Conditioning
    • Accessible
    • Heater
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 1 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
      • Bedroom 1
        1 queen
      • Bedroom 2
        1 sleep sofa /futon


        • 1 Bathroom
        • Bathroom 1
          toilet, shower

          Location Type

            • Lakefront
              Located on 22.3 acre private Lake Juanita - ski lake, fishing, canoeing, kayaking, bird watching, swimming


                • Away From It All
                • Romantic
                • Tourist Attractions


                    • Guests provide their own meals


                        • Iron & Board
                        • Air Conditioning
                        • Hair Dryer
                        • Heating
                        • Internet
                        • Clothes Dryer
                          in unit
                        • Linens Provided
                        • Living Room
                        • Parking
                        • Towels Provided
                        • Washing Machine
                          in unit


                            • Coffee Maker
                            • Dishes & Utensils
                            • Kitchen
                            • Microwave
                            • Oven
                            • Pantry Items
                            • Refrigerator
                            • Stove
                            • Toaster


                                • Dining
                                • Dining Area
                                • comfy seating for 4 people


                                    • Books
                                    • DVD Player
                                    • Satellite / Cable
                                      High speed Spectrum internet and tv
                                    • Television
                                      2 flat screen televisions 1 in living room 1 in bedroom (wall mounted)
                                    • Video Library


                                        • Bicycles
                                        • Kayak / Canoe
                                          We have kayaks and a canoe for your lake enjoyment
                                        • Lawn / Garden
                                        • Outdoor Grill


                                            • Long-term Renters Welcome
                                            • wheelchair accessible


                                                • museums
                                                • botanical garden
                                                • cinemas
                                                • festivals
                                                • health/beauty spa
                                                • library
                                                • marina
                                                • churches
                                                • playground
                                                • recreation center
                                                • restaurants
                                                • synagogues
                                                • theme parks
                                                • water parks
                                                • zoo

                                                  Leisure Activities

                                                    • outlet shopping
                                                    • antiquing
                                                    • bird watching
                                                    • boating
                                                    • gambling casinos
                                                    • horseback riding
                                                    • miniature golf
                                                    • beachcombing
                                                    • paddle boating
                                                    • scenic drives
                                                    • shelling
                                                    • shopping
                                                    • sight seeing
                                                    • walking
                                                    • wildlife viewing

                                                      Local Services & Businesses

                                                        • ATM/bank
                                                        • groceries
                                                        • hospital
                                                        • laundromat
                                                        • medical services

                                                          Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                            • rafting
                                                            • cycling
                                                            • fishing
                                                            • freshwater fishing
                                                            • golf
                                                            • hot air ballooning
                                                            • jet skiing
                                                            • kayaking
                                                            • paragliding
                                                            • parasailing
                                                            • pier fishing
                                                            • deepsea fishing
                                                            • sailing
                                                            • scuba diving or snorkeling
                                                            • snorkeling
                                                            • snorkeling/diving
                                                            • sound/bay fishing
                                                            • surf fishing
                                                            • swimming
                                                            • tennis
                                                            • water skiing
                                                            • water tubing
                                                            • wind-surfing

                                                              18 Reviews


                                                              Latest reviews

                                                              Perfect stay at a wonderful lake cottage

                                                              Drew W.

                                                              We have been traveling and staying at many unique places, however, this was the best of all. Laurel and Wesley were the perfect hosts. Both went out of their way to make our visit perfect. Wesley even put up a dog run so our lab mix could stay outside with us when we were enjoying the Florida weather. Laurel knew everything about the local area and provided us with many useful tips. I would be amiss if I did not mention they were not the only gracious host. We were met at the door and walked to our van every time we left. Lola was a great host and a wonderful guide. Of course, it may have something to do with the milk bone treat she received, but that is a story for another time. If you have the opportunity to visit theTampa area check on the availability of this site.

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              We loved having you stay with us. You are always welcome back. We are lucky to have you as our new friends.

                                                              Peaceful & Beautiful

                                                              Janet R.

                                                              We had a really nice February at this place on the lake in Keystone Florida. Laurel was a very friendly and good hostess and took care of all of our needs. The house is very updated and nice. Our dogs were walcome there and we were very comfortable and every need was met. I will go back and I'm planning to next year.

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              It was great having you guys here. We feel like we have new friends and are looking forward to seeing you next year.

                                                              Nice country setting.

                                                              Sally H.

                                                              Only disappointing part was for the time of the year the lake view and the yard were not enjoyed. House was what we expected and the hostess was very accommodating.

                                                              Very Comfortable Stay

                                                              tony g.Pisgah Forest, NC

                                                              This one bedroom guest house was perfect for me, my wife and Sheltie. There was separate entrance that provided easy access to the apartment, which was very nice, clean and nicely furnished. We met Laurel who was a great host and worked with us in arriving late.

                                                              Enjoyed out stay!

                                                              Terry O.

                                                              Overall we really enjoyed our stay. The cottage is nicely furnished and Laurel was helpful and an excellent host. Beautiful location and we felt welcomed and at home. Suggestion to Laurel:

                                                              It would have been nice to have some basic cooking stuff, like salt & pepper, cooking oil so we didn't have to buy it, plus bottled water for coffee and drinking.

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              Hello Terry. I just read your review of my property and I wanted to apologize for your visit not being a 5/5. This is the first non 5 review I have ever received and I am the kind of person who will worry about this. I understand that you suggested that I provide salt/pepper, cooking oil, and bottled water. I value your suggestion and will definitely provide these items for all future guests (salt and peer is in the unit - I guess you just didn't see it). I sincerely wish you had just asked me and I would gladly have provided these items. I always try to let my guests know that they can request anything from me and not feel uncomfortable doing so. Again, I apologize.

                                                              Home away from home!

                                                              AL B.

                                                              This is a lovely guest house in a country setting, but still convenient to everything in the Tampa area. The interior is beautifully decorated and well equipped. After busy days of running our dogs to doggie daycare (we highly recommend Happy Tails in Land O' Lakes), and visiting friends and family, it was wonderful to come back to this beautiful, relaxing guest house. The owner/hostess will make you feel right at home. We can't thank Laurel enough for such a wonderful stay!

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              Thank you so much for the lovely review. It warms my heart to know that guests enjoy their visits. We thoroughly enjoyed having you. Come back and see us whenever you're in town.


                                                              Lake Keystone, Keystone, FL, USA

                                                              This darling beautifully decorated guest house is located in Odessa Florida within easy driving distance to all area attractions.

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                                                              18 Reviews
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