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Beautiful 3BR/2BA Lake Jackson Retreat

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Beautiful 3BR/2BA Lake Jackson Retreat located on a magnificent 9400 acre sandy bottomed recreational lake. Even though Lake Jackson is the largest lake in Sebring, it is not congested with heavy traffic like some of the other lakes in Sebring and Lake Placid. The lake also boasts of 2 resturants with bars that you can boat to!

The 2100 sq. ft. home has hardwood laminate flooring thru-out, a TV room, living room, dining room, fully equipped kitchen and 3 spacious bedrooms. The master has a king bed, while both guest rooms have twin beds. Lake Jackson offers boating, water skiing, fishing as well as all other water related activities. There is a public boat ramp and beach down the street for your convenience.

The area has a wide variety of restaurants (Outback, Ruby Tuesday, Roadhouse, Olive Garden, to name a few), shopping (Lakeshore Mall, Wal-Mart, Michaels, Marshalls, Ross; there are more) and grocery stores (Publix, Wal-Mart, Winn-Dixie and Sweetbay). The downtown historic district is less than a mile from the home. Sebring International Raceway is less than 7 miles away. Disney, Sea-World and Universal are only a 90 mile drive. Or, if you prefer, you can reach either coast within 2 hours. Lake Jackson offers a 12 mile bike/walking path around the lake. Hammock State Park is just up the street and offers scenic natural habitat walking trails. Sebring is a golfer and fisherman's paradise. Highlands county offers over 13 golf courses and 80 named lakes. Lake Okeechobee is known as the bass capital of the world.

The home offers a 'rocking chair' porch in the front and a very large screened in lanai in the rear. The private fenced in back yard consists of a free form patio, lush landscaping and a Jacuzzi spa. If you are looking to retreat from the race for a time, then this is the place. If you require any additional information, please feel free to contact us at your convenience.


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Craig Wahnish
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
11 July, 2018

About Craig Wahnish

My wife and I grew up in opposite ends of the country, She is from the Mid-West and I am from Orlando. We came to Sebring for a weekend and loved the area so much, we decided to buy the home. It reminded us both of the small towns we grew up in (before Disney, Orlando was nothing more than orange groves and lakes). The oak trees and Spanish moss, the downtown area shaped in a wagon wheel, all reminded us of things we missed back home. There is no question Sebring has a lot to offer. Once you visit, we hope you feel the same way too. Craig & Marcie, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl.

Craig Wahnish purchased this house in 2006


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Sebring in Highlands County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 13:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
  • 3 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • ski
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing


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(7 traveller reviews)

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Beautiful 3BR/2BA Lake Jackson Retreat
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews

4.5 Months... Very Nice

  • 5 of 5

We rented this property from December 1, 2016 - April 15, 2017. The owners were very easy to deal with in setting up the rental. Once we were here, we had little communication aside from "is everything OK?" Virtually everything works well. One question we had about the vacuum cleaner was promptly and cheerfully answered.

The setting is most enjoyable. Lake Jackson can be seen easily from the ample front porch. The home itself is quite large. There are sufficient kitchen utensils so you can entertain. TV and internet is adequate. The owner provides ample "starter supplies" so if you arrive late in the day, you don't have to run out to stores (close) for TP. Towels, sheets and the like are plentiful.

We liked Sebring so much, we bought a winter home about two miles away. We became very active in Faith Lutheran just up the road. Sebring is a nice place to live with great access to stores, restaurants and entertainment.

The three of us (including our dog) recommend this place!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Great place and very clean! The owner was a pleasure to work with too! The pictures do not give it justice also. Close to restaurants, shopping and entertainment. Would definitely recommend!

  • Review Submitted: 27-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect getaway

  • 5 of 5

The home is very clean and nicely appointed with just about anything we needed. The owner, Craig, was very accommodating and a real pleasure to deal with. We would definitely return. The lake is beautiful and perfect for tubing, skiing and fishing. Great place!

  • Review Submitted: 02-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay here. It was clean, spacious and private. Our pets loved the lanai. The owner was pleasant to work with and responded to our questions in a timely fashion. If we come to Sebring again we would definitely stay at this vacation rental.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Jan-2015
  • Date of Stay: October 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We spent the month of April at this private home. We would love to come back next year but somebody beat us to it. We loved all the outdoor areas. There is the front porch with rocking chairs where you can watch walkers and bikers go by or just watch the lake. Then there is the back screened in area with table and chairs. And lets not forget the hot tub with sitting area outside. We were comfortable there and loved the area. Anytime I called the owners, they were very accommodating. We found no complaints with this place at all. Thank you for sharing it with us.

  • Review Submitted: 14-May-2013
  • Date of Stay: March 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Winter Beachbums

  • 5 of 5

We just spent 3 months at this place and can tell you it is all it says to be. The owners are very easy to work with and took very good care to see that our time was enjoyable. The sidewalk around the lake is easy for walking and biking which we did a lot of. The lake is low right now but just beautiful. Made several trips to Hemmock State Park for hiking, viewing aligators, and the Sour Orange Pie. Afterwards relaxing in the hotub with a cool one was the end of perfect days. The screened in rooms are perfect to relax and catch up on reading. It is just a Perfect place to spend the winter months and hope to return some day. ( also keeping tabs on three playful squirrels while enjoying evening cocktails will help you relax)

  • Review Submitted: 29-Mar-2013
  • Date of Stay: January 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Orlando International
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Blue Lagoon
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Dozens of golf courses are nearby
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Dozens of restaurants are nearby
Nearest Beach
100 Miles
Vero Beach


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Sebring, Florida

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7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £115.24
Pet Fee £57.62
Property Damage Protection £76.06

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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