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Live Oak Cottage - Secluded And Verdant Haven

Bedrooms 1
Separate WC's1
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Spacious 2 Story 1 Bedroom 1.5 Bath Cottage In Lush Green Setting With Pool

Set in a historic home, this is a very quiet residence, surrounded by live oaks and tropical foliage. Everywhere you look there is green! Live Oak Cottage shares the garden and pool with Live Oak House, HA#3828715. The downstairs sports a kitchen/ dining area, living room, and powder room/laundry. The cozy kitchen has every amenity except a large oven. The living room has 17' ceilings and a 14' window looks out into a bamboo grove. The upstairs has a full bath (no tub) and a spacious bedroom with king bed, sitting area, and desk. There are two daybeds in the living room, but one could be placed upstairs in the bedroom for a child. This is a new listing for us; please see our other HA listing #934400 for our guest reviews!

Kathleen Holmes
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, Spanish, Italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
14 October, 2017

About Kathleen Holmes

Kathleen is a visual artist and writer; Lou is a professional theatre director and producer. We love Florida living, particularly dear, sweet, funky Lake Worth. We also love good food, good wine, good friends, and good dogs!! We feel blessed to live in such a great area and enjoy sharing it with travelers from around the world.

Kathleen Holmes purchased this cottage in 1992

Why Kathleen Holmes chose Lake Worth

We have lived in Lake Worth for over 20 years, and this was our first home here. Live Oak Cottage was my artist studio when we lived here, so has a special history and ambience. We have renovated it into a comfortable funky/elegant home where you, too, can relax and feel creative.

What makes this cottage unique

This property is at the end of a dead end street, so it is very secluded and oh so quiet! There is tropical greenery everywhere you look. The 14 ' window in the living room looks out into a stand of bamboo - just gorgeous.


Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Lake Worth
Car: recommended

Lake Worth is a charming old resort town on the Intracoastal Waterway and one bridge away from the Atlantic Ocean beach. Downtown Lake Worth is filled with small locally owned bars, restaurants with indoor and outdoor dining, antique and other shops, live music, outdoor festivals, and a municipal golf course. There is a Starbucks. Ours is a quiet pedestrian and bike friendly neighborhood with constant tropical breezes.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in South Palm Park Neighborhood Association in Lake Worth

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • non smoking only
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Full bath with shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 2 daybeds in living room
  • Spacious master with king bed, dresser, desk, and sitting area.
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(15 traveller reviews)

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Live Oak Cottage - Secluded And Verdant Haven
average rating of 4.8 based on 15 reviews


  • 5 of 5

During the month of March 2017 I rented an alluring cottage in a most beautiful setting. Just pack your cloths & move in. Kathleen & Lou leave nothing to be desired (not even a French coffee press.) Along with every amenity you can imagine comes their engaging personalties & attention to your every needs. What a better review then to tell you that I have already booked again for 2018. This time for the complete month, LUCKY ME.

Kathleen and Lou, thanks for the memories.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much, Mary. It was wonderful hosting you this year and we definitely look forward to having you back next year!!
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Great hospitality

  • 5 of 5

When we arrived, there was a minor hiccup with arrangements. Kathleen was extremely attentive and made sure all was fixed. The tropical environment was extremely relaxing and our son loved the pool. We loved the stay and hope to make a tradition of it.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much, Mike , Katie, & Sam! We would love to have you all (Barney & Nauti, too) back anytime!
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An Oasis of Calm and Serenity

  • 4 of 5

We loved our time at the house - so cute and reminiscent of vintage Florida.

Co-ordination of last minute stay was smooth and easy.

If I have to add constructive feedback I would comment on the bed being extremely hard - I am not a fussy person nor do I suffer back issues but I did have a stiff back every morning during our stay.

Great location and easy access - pool was a welcome - but some chairs for lounging on the cottage side would be a great add since the house beside was booked and they took all the chairs we just had a small plastic chair on our side next to the pool.

Will be back for sure!

  • Review Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: HI Laura, Thanks for the great review and the feedback. I am sorry the bed was too firm for you; I also prefer a soft bed and yet for guests I have to pretty much stay middle of the road, knowing that the same bed will be too firm for some and too soft for others. Next time you come let me know and I can steer you towards the units with the beds people have called too soft! And I am equally sorry the guests next door appropriated all the lounge chairs; that was very unthoughtful of them, and a good thing to know for the future. When you need to next come to Lake Worth, we will make sure to better accommodate you all!
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Charming, quiet cottage

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is lovely, quiet, beautifully decorated. We e joyed eating outside and relaxing by the pool

  • Review Submitted: Apr 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you John and Virginia! And thank you also for your help with the cardinal!!
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Cozy and comfortable and the owners were attentive and accommodating.

  • 5 of 5

We booked next year before we left.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much, Sharon & Glenn - see you all next year!!!!!! xxxooo
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The house is absolutely lovely.Everything was provided for and we'll planned. We felt so welcomed!!

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying in this house. Plenty of room. The location can't be beat. Beaches within a mile!!!! The recommended restaurants were very good. Loved it all.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Cathy and Ralph, Bucket and Mop! We hope to see you again next year. xoxo
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in South Palm Park Neighborhood Association, Palm Beach County

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Winter 2018
19 Nov 2017 - 30 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £37.86 + Tax
Cleaning £132.51 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

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Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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