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5 Bedroom Lakefront Home on Lake Placid - Sleeps 12 in Luxury

People12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Space 2,150 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 12), Beach, Fishing

Completely remodeled two-story home on a huge sandy-bottom lake (Lake Placid) with pristine white-sand beach - deck, dock and boathouse. Completely furnished with clean and beautiful linens, towels, dishes, TV, cable, WI-FI, etc. (No smoking/No pets please)

Lake Placid is well-known for boating, swimming, fishing, skiing, and golfing. 18-hole championship golf courses just minutes away. There is even a small airfield nearby.

The home features a Master Suite on the first floor with a King Sized Bed, TVs, cable and DVD/VCR. Dining Room table seats 12, there is also a game table and large flat panel HD screen TV and DVD VCR in the living room. Upstairs are four large bedrooms 3 with (2) twin beds and one king. There is also a roll away bed. We have 6 Adirondack chairs and deck seating for 12 with three tables and an umbrella.

Lounge in the hot tub all year long and enjoy beautiful sunrises and sunsets over the lake.

Lake Placid is small but quaint and prides itself on it's hometown feel. The area features plenty of golf courses, lakes, parks, and is located about an 1.5 hours from either coast, Orlando attractions and Miami. Another interesting feature is the hand-painted murals which adorn many of the downtown shops and restaurants (the town is sometimes called the 'Town of Murals' and also the 'Caladium Capital of the World').

A festival dedicated to caladiums takes place twice a year in downtown Stuart Park and along the sidewalks of the town. Lake Placid is the biggest grower of this tropical plant in the world.

** See more photos - http://bit.ly/1bJx2Mq **

** Email us and we will send you links to pictures of the interior and exterior **

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

- Large wood deck with built-in hot tub facing lake

- White sugar-sand beach

- Crystal-clear freshwater lake

- Boathouse w/lifts for boat and jet skis

- Granite counter-tops

- Hardwood & tile floors

- Wood burning fireplace

- Ping-pong table

- Bar area

- Large Gas Grill and smoker

- All appliances brand new including washer & dryer

- High speed internet

- High definition cable

* Fishing, swimming, biking, skiing, jet skiing, tubing

* Orlando attractions only 90 minutes away!

* Coast Beaches only 90 minutes away!

* 2 hours from Cape Canaveral

* Sebring Racetrack nearby

* Bait and boat shops in town

More Details

Owner
Andrew and Jill Horowitz
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
15 March, 2017

About Andrew and Jill Horowitz

We are a family of 5, with twin girls and a boy. We bought this house because everyone could bring friends (including us, it has a second Master Bedroom). While on vacation we don't want to be cramped and this way we can all spread out and have our space, yet all be together. We wanted somewhere to bring our parents for the holidays and they love it here. Our friends have all fallen in love with Lake Placid too.

Andrew and Jill Horowitz purchased this house in 2005

Why Andrew and Jill Horowitz chose Central Florida

We love the Lake Placid area. It is like being in Old Florida, swimming in the lake, having a BBQ, going boating and fishing and yet having all the modern conveniences such as Publix and shopping and entertainment close by. For young and old alike this is the place for you. If you like the peace and quiet of beautiful sunrises and sunsets from the 8 person hot tub, or having fun times with families and friends than this is your place. We have shared many memories here with our own family, our extended family and become close with many friends we would never have known had we not all stayed together under one roof in the great home.

What makes this house unique

The best thing about our property is the number of bedrooms, the hot tub, the large dining table the large grill, the dock, the boat lifts, the games we have, the videos, the modern appliances, the rich linens, the extra fans and air conditioners, all there to make your stay a warm and wonderful experience.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Jill

Thank you very much ---really did enjoy our stay; again I say U have a lovely home away from home

Regards Ralph
Jun 2010
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Lake Placid in Highlands County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2150 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 12
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 2.5
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Downstairs
    Upstairs Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Upstairs Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Upstairs Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
    Upstairs Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • King size beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (6)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(27 traveller reviews)

5 Bedroom Lakefront Home on Lake Placid - Sleeps 12 in Luxury
average rating of 4.740741 based on 29 reviews
4

Comfortable beach house

  • 4 of 5

Enjoyed the beach and hot tub daily. Quiet space for our group of 10.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Pros and Cons

  • 2 of 5

Our Thanksgiving family vacation at the lake house was interesting! I gave 2 stars because I would have given it 3, my husband would given it 1. We are veteran VRBO renters. Here are pros and cons:

PROS:

-The owner Andrew is a pleasure to work with. Reservations were easy and every issue we had once at the house he responded to very quickly, sending repair folks each time. Thank you Andrew!

-The house is large inside, very clean inside, and well stocked. We had everything we needed to cook for the whole family. Master bedroom bed comfy.

-The lake is gorgeous - we are a wakeboard family with a Mastercraft and even for a holiday week, we had the lake almost to ourselves.

-Adorable Florida country town.

CONS

-Holy bugs. We are Floridians and I still say Holy Bugs! Infestation and swarms of non-biting flying things. We could not go out and enjoy the hot tub or beach fire at night because of them. Evidentially they come and go.. they were here during our November visit. We would not return to Placid for this reason alone (they are not out on water so safe in boat).

-The dock was covered in bird droppings. If we had known ahead of time we would have paid extra to have it cleaned so we didn't have to spend a couple hours scrubbing. If you are like us (want convenience on holiday), see if you can request power wash ahead of time.

-The house is on the market and people showed up without notice expecting to get inside. Andrew was apologetic (he told the broker not to show during our week), but the people were angry, looking in our windows and would not leave the property which scared my children. They only left because I was going to call the police.

Because of cons we left 3 days early. This is a great house ! It is a shame we were there during the bug storm and angry city people looking for a country house to buy ;) Otherwise we would have stayed.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Okeechobee
5

Excellent

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely love this rental!! Everything you need is provided. Boat ramp is just a few blocks away, has a beautiful backyard!! Beach is very popular for the little ones. We set up our inflatable island and tied off to dock for the whole weekend. Hot tub is great for evenings and winding down. Ping pong was a great hit with teenagers. Owners are great to work with. I've rented this home multiple times and will definitely rent again. Wish I could more often!! Thank you, Andrew and Jill for letting us use your little slice of "Heaven"!!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad that you had a wonderful time. The beach island sounds like fun! See you again soon, Andrew and Jill
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5

Great house on Great Lake!!

  • 5 of 5

House is perfect for family vacations!! Plenty of space and the lake is beautiful!!

Owners are very responsive and if issues do arise they handle immediately!!

Would highly recommend!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy that you enjoyed your time at the Lakehouse - what a great summer up there! Fishing has been great and weather fortunately has been cooperative. Looking forward to seeing you again soon. Andrew
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5

Spectacular

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a wonderful time at the lake house. It was well-maintained and stocked with everything we needed for our stay. Swimming in the lake and playing on the Sugar Sand Beach was a wonderful experience for all involved. Fishing was awesome. We caught several trophy fish. We would recommend the lake house for any large family wanting to spend quality time together in one place.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sooo happy you had such a great time. Big fish a plus! We look forward to seeing you and your family again. Andrew and Jill
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Avon Park, FL
5

Wonderful vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed this lake house. Perfect for families. Owner was very helpful with any questions. Great bass fishing. Beach was perfect for the kids.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 12, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: No kidding! I saw those pictures of the bass your family caught - HUGE! Glad you had a great vacation... Pictures of the bass are here: http://tinyurl.com/p86ft4q See you again soon! Andrew and Jill
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Location

Lake June-in-Winter Scrub State Park
Orlando
Main Street America An Eatery
Chef Buddy Italian Deli
"AWESOME - Small place to get great sandwiches or snacks. BUT, awesome meat for BBQ! Go here"
Henscratch Farms
Orchid Hill Stables Inc
Sweetbay Supermarket
"Best Supermarket around"
Lakeshore Cinema 8
Placid Pastry Shoppe -- CLOSED
Toby the Clown Foundation Inc
Lake Placid Historical Society
Lake Placid-Lake June. Boating, Skiing, Fishing, Disney World and Sebring Racew
Airboat Wildlife Adventures
Jaxson's
Big Al's Italian Ices -- CLOSED
Coz's Sports Bar & Bowl
Lakeshore Mall
Florida Hospital-Lake Placid
Florida Caladium Growers
Sebring International Raceway
Square One Sporting Clays

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Lake Placid, Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
March Race Week
15 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£465
for 3 nights
From
£115
£910
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £12 per night, per additional guest
 
April/May 2017
1 Apr 2017 - 31 May 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£477
for 3 nights
From
£119
£874
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
June
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£1,431
for 7 nights
£1,431
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
July
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£1,590
for 7 nights
£1,590
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
August
1 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£1,510
for 7 nights
£1,510
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Friday
4 night minimum stay
£676
for 4 nights
From
£139
£954
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £12 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £119
Refundable Damage Deposit £199

Rates are subject to change until reservation confirmed. Credit card payments may require an additional fee.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 90 days before check-in date.
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