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Visit our Beautiful Home in Lake Placid, Fl. on Lake Clay. Book Now!

Bedrooms 2
Space 3,100 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Welcome to our home in Lake Placid, Florida, located in Highlands County, 100 miles south of Orlando on US 27, 100 miles southeast of Tampa and 100 miles northwest of West Palm Beach, Lake Placid is 'in the center of everything while in the middle of nowhere.' Known as the 'Caladium Capital of the World', Lake Placid is a small town with friendly people in the middle of Florida, safe from crime and the fast pace of the typical Florida big city.

Our spacious home is located on Lake Clay, a large, sandy bottomlake with clear, clean water ideal for fishing and water sports. On a private, dead-end street, our 3300 square foot, beautifully furnished one-story, 2 bedroom, 2 bath home is situated on two sprawling lakefront lots with 202 ft. of beautifully landscaped lakefront. Enjoy a beautiful view of the lake from every room in the house. Perfectly located, you can actually walk to Publix, restaurants, etc.

It's perfect for relaxing or entertaining, with a screened 8' x 20’ porch with seating for 10 people overlooking the lake, an oversized dock, large entertainment deck, and a strip of sandy beach. Our dock will accommodate jet skis/boats. And pets are welcome, if they are house-trained.

Keywords: lakefront house, lakefront home, great fishing, dock

More Details

John DiPaolo
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 23, 2018

About John DiPaolo

We have owned this property for over 12 years and our guests have felt at home when they visit. We accommodate your needs to make you comfortable.

John DiPaolo purchased this house in 2004

Why John DiPaolo chose Lake Placid

We chose Lake Placid because is a small, friendly town perfect for getting away from the city. The lakes are beautiful and it's the perfect place to bring kids and friends for a weekend of fun on the lake. Lake Clay is perfect for boating, jet skiing, tubing, and fishing because it is big but not SO big that the water is choppy.

What makes this house unique

Our house is at the end of the lake on a dead-end street and totally private. We are on two lakefront lots and the front and back yard are huge, perfect for letting your pet run around. Our location is ideal because we are feet away from US 27 in the center of town, walking distance to Publix and other shopping.


Lake Placid House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • One master bathroom and one guest bathroom. Both have showers.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Two large bedrooms with King size beds and pull outs in each room. In addition there are two futons and one additional pull out in the main living area.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Games
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Large screened-in porch overlooking our dock and beautiful Lake Clay.


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(6 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews

Heaven on Earth

  • 5 of 5

The only way to categorize our stay is to just call it "Heaven On Earth". To start out the Owner John is a Gentlemen and extremely helpful, his Cabin is amazing, its location allows you to enjoy beautiful Sunrises and amazing Sunsets. Bass fishing from the Dock was incredible every day I had a few catches including an huge 20 lbs. This is our second visit to John''s beautiful Lake House and we just cannot get enough of it. My kids and dogs had a blast swimming in the lake. The House it self it built perfectly, from the bedroom to the leaving room to the kitchen all have amazing lake view. Extremely peaceful and accommodating place..... Thank you John

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am glad that you keep coming back and enjoy staying with me. Your family is extremely respectful and hope you continue to enjoy the lake.
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Awesome lake views!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful lake views from every room. We enjoyed eating on the screened porch, having a fire in the fire pit, relaxing in the hammock and the convenience of keeping our boat right at the dock. The lake was the perfect size for water skiing and tubing. The kids all had a blast! Thank you John for an easy and enjoyable rental!!

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Boiling Springs, SC


  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing time at the house. It's spacious and the perfect spot on the lake! Beautiful view and we will definitely be back! The owner is so helpful and kind! Thank you so much!

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Escape to the Lake

  • 5 of 5

Excellent location to enjoy Lake Clay. The backyard with the spanish moss oak is really amazing. This home is great for family gateways. Beautiful house plenty of room with a big renovated kitchen. The dock area is wonderful either to enjoy the lake or to sit and relax.

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2015
  • Stayed: November 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Lake Clay is the best lake in Lake Placid !

  • 5 of 5

We have rented several times from the Dipalo's and we absolutly love the property and location. We enjoy water skiing and the lake is one of the best in the Lake Placid area for water sports. This last year they have recently renovated the kitchen and did a great job with new landscaping and the sandy beach which our kids love. Cant wait for our next visit to Lake Clay.

  • Submitted: Dec 6, 2012
  • Stayed: November 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Our favorite lakehouse!

  • 5 of 5

We have vacationed at this lakehouse several times over the last five years. We love it more each time we visit! The DiPaolo's have always been very gracious and excellent communicators. The house is very spacious, charming, and private. We spend most of our time fishing at the dock where we have always caught good-sized bass. The backyard and dock are well-lit which is great for night fishing. The house is located close to a public boat ramp (next street) and across the highway from a bait shop. We can't wait for our next visit!

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2012
  • Stayed: November 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bowling Ally, beautiful downtown Lake Placid.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $75
Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning fee $125

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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