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Lake June Retreat, Sunsets on the Lake, You Won't Want to Leave!

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom, 1Bath, Sleeps 4 to 6.

Cozy 2 bedroom 1 bath lakefront getaway on Lake June. Located in the cove (best spot on the lake).

Completely remodeled interior, cabinets , appliances, etc. Large screened patio. Basement with washer and dryer. Multi-level decks down to the lake. Dock with 2nd floor deck to enjoy coffee in the morning, margaritas and sunsets in the evening. Mooring whips for your boat. Jet ski lift. Bring your boat, jet ski, water toys and sunscreen, everything else is taken care of!

Downtown Lake Placid is within walking distance (1.5 miles). It is a small town with a Mayberry feel. There are antique shops, craft shops, a hardware store, drug store, and other assorted stores. There are also several popular restaurants for breakfast and lunch. On US 27, in town, you will find Publix and Winn-Dixie supermarkets. You can find most things that you might need on a vacation here but if you can't find what you need here in town, Sebring is just 15 minutes north.

More Details

Mike McCarty
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
4 January, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Mike and Trish

We can't tell you how pleased and surprised we were with the rental. Sometimes you wonder if it as good as pictures look and it sure was. The manual that you left made it so easy to feel like we had been to Lake Placid before. It's a beautiful place to relax and just enjoy the surroundings, the sunsets are amazing and the moon on the lake at night with all the lights across the bay wonderful.

As far as what you could do to make it better, I don't know what it would be. Everything was so well stocked and delightfully decorated and Larry really appreciated the wireless internet that way he could do his business right from the porch. Even our little dog Katie loved to go down and chase the waves, not a real bright dog but she's lovable.

I think I left the names of a couple of other eating places that we found that you can add to your list.

All in all we had a wonderful vacation and we sure didn't want to come home to a snow storm that gave us 15+ inches accompanied by 25mph winds followed by four days of 20-30 below temps. We are definitely ready to come back. If a vacation is in

our future for next year you will be hearing from us.

Thank you so much for such a good time, we couldn't have asked for more.

Thanks Again Larry and Pam
Jan 2011
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Lake Placid in Highlands County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • lake
  • waterfront
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Living Room - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , 1 Adult or 2 Children
  • 1 Queen and 1 Double in bedrooms. Sofa will sleep 1 adult or 2 children. Cots in closet for additional bodies.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat Dock
  • Terrace
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Large Cooler
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Raft
  • Conservatory
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Skis
  • Wood Decking
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
The dining area in the kitchen seats 4 but there is another table and 6 chairs for dining on the screened patio. Smoking is permitted on the patio but not in the house please! Basement downstairs with a washer and dryer. The yard is fenced down to the water. Make a Margarita, sit back, relax and watch the sun go down! Minimum Age Limit Required.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(20 traveller reviews)

Lake June Retreat, Sunsets on the Lake, You Won't Want to Leave!
average rating of 5.0 based on 21 reviews
Ottawa, Ontario

fun in the sun

  • 5 of 5

We totally agree with the previous comments. The cottage is a great place to stay. We had a tough time trying to find something that Mike hadn’t already provided. What more can we say than we are returning next year! Thanks for a great holiday.

PS. The sunsets are amazing!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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"Heaven on Earth" Best Retreat Ever

  • 5 of 5

All the reviews were right on target, we spent 3 nights this Christmas 2015 with my 3 boys and pets, we all had an amazing time at the lake house. The pictures don't do justice, the house is extremely well set up and cozy, all the amenities that Mike keeps in the house came in handy. I forgot my reading glasses and used the one that is in the kitchen cabinet. My kids and dogs had a blast swimming in the lake, and overall we felt right at home. I think that's Mike's (Owner) intention to make every single guest feel right at home. By the way, it goes without saying that dealing with him was like dealing with an old friend. Thank you Mike for your hospitality and allowing us to stay at your beautiful Lake House, we will be back....

  • Review Submitted: Dec 27, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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***** HUGE DITTO to previous reviews!

  • 5 of 5

We can't possibly add any more words than what's been previously written about our visit to Lake June Retreat! Cozy, CLEAN, very well appointed, pet friendly, spectacular sunsets, perfect location and ohhhh the Margarita Maker!!!...everything you could possibly want at a vacation retreat!!! Mike and Trish couldn't be more gracious hosts! They are 'at the ready' to assist you in any way possible. They truly want your visit to be a wonderful experience.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 30, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Family fun on the lake!

  • 5 of 5

My mom, sister, sister's two kids and dog, and myself had such a GREAT time at this lake house!!! The house was PERFECT and had everything we needed (and then some), although we spent the majority of our time swimming in the lake. Everything was neat and clean and the house was well stocked. We were so comfortable and entertained there that we never even ventured out, except for one grocery store run. The owner, Mike, is so friendly too. I HIGHLY recommend this house for a relaxing and fun get away!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 13, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

My husband and I recently retired and decided to escape the northern cold by going to FL. We chose Lake June Retreat to spend our two months and we are so glad we did! We had a wonderful experience! The cottage is very clean and comfortable and has just about everything! The best part is we could have our boat right out the back door (in a great boat lift) and if we did not feel like being out on beautiful Lake June In the Winter, we could sit and relax on the dock and fish right from there! We especially enjoyed the screened porch, from which we could watch all kinds of birds, turtles, otters and other wildlife. Also the sunsets were amazing and we enjoyed their beauty almost every night.

The community of Lake Placid and surrounding areas hold many interesting places to explore. Stop at the chamber to get all the info you need to learn about this area and why Lake Placid is called the city of murals. Bullfrog Air Boat rides on Lake Istokpga was a wonderful trip and we learned about the history of that area and saw HUGE alligators!

Mike and Trish are excellent to work with, are very accommodating, and make a point to be sure you have everything you could possibly need. We enjoyed this cottage and area so much that we are already booked for next year and looking forward to our return!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 28, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Couldn’t have asked for a nicer place to stay

  • 5 of 5

'Everything we expected and then some!!' is the best way to describe our experience based on prior reviews. The house had everything we needed and then some (condiments in the fridge, spices in the cabinet, enough towels for an army, given the amount of dishes and seating area, could have had a party for 20, but only had a party for 4, margarita machine works awesome!!)...the layout of the property was perfect for our dogs and then some (fenced in yard, walk or jump off the wall into the water, plenty of squirrels and lizards to chase, dock for the pontoon boat we had)...got to know a couple of the neighbors and they were very nice. We will definitely be returning next year! And, yes, the sunsets are AWESOME!!!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 16, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
Jackson's Restaurant and Bar
Nearest Golf
3.5 Miles
Placid Lakes Country Club, about 40 others nearby
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
US 27
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Several nearby, more in Sebring 15 minutes away
Car: necessary

Lake June is a 3500 acre lake that is popular for boating, swimming, skiing, wake-boarding, and fishing. There are 2 boat ramps located within a 5 minute drive of the house. The town of Lake Placid offers Dining, Grocery Shopping, Drug Stores, Antique Shops and other miscellaneous stores. Take a stroll downtown to see why they call Lake Placid the Town of Murals. The town of Sebring about 15 minutes North offers a large number of department stores and restaurants. Highlands Hammock State Park in Sebring offers hiking, bird watching, nature trails, etc. Disney & Bush Gardens are about 2 hours away.

Other Activities: Boating


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Pet Fee £40
Cleaning Fees £100

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