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Get-a-way - Perfect For Relaxing & Fishing Yet Close To Major Attractions.

People7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Very nice 3 bedroom, 2bth concrete block home that is close to US Hwy 27.

Nice (Non-smoking) 3bedroom, 2bath, home with central heat/air, nicely furnished, equipped kitchen, enclosed sunroom, enclosed garage with remote, large yard with fruit trees. Internet & Cable TV included. Just right for a special family get-a-way or for that fishing trip. Turn directly onto Anderson Street from US Hwy 27, third house on left. Quiet street, large yard with two drive ways. Ancillary parking has ample space to park RV, truck, or boat. Bring your fishing gear and boat. Lake Huntley Fishing pier & boat dock is 3 minute drive on Anderson Street exit off US Hwy 27. Nicely landscaped yard. Security system. All utensils, bedding included. Washer & dryer. Housekeeping available upon request. Great for the sportsman and those who enjoy more rustic surroundings. NO PETS PLEASE.


Owner
Erika Treadwell (Property Manager)
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
24 March, 2017

About Erika Treadwell (Property Manager)

Family home...well cared for and used by family. Quiet street.

Erika Treadwell (Property Manager) purchased this house in 2011

Why Erika Treadwell (Property Manager) chose Central Florida

Family owned property that is well maintained with easy access to major highway US 27. Close to Archbold Biological station, Seminole Brighton reservation casino, beautiful lakes, and close to all major attractions in Central Florida, without the expense. Two hours or less in any direction for short day trips for major cities (Tampa, St. Petersburg, Sarasota, Orlando, Ft. Lauderdale, Miami).

What makes this house unique

Perfect get-a-way for the adventurer. Rustic setting near fishing, close to a casino, away from it all but close to major highway, shopping, and sight-seeing. If you love nature, Archbold Biological Station is a short drive away. Henscratch Farm Winery is a few miles away.

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 7
  • non smoking only
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • rural ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Two full bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Master Bedroom with queen sized bed & ensuite bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 2nd Bedroom with kingsize bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , Queensize bed - nice closet
  • Master Bedroom with queen size bed, large closet and en-suite bathroom (tub/shower, toilet, sink). 2nd Bedroom w/queen size bed, large closet. 3rd Bedroom w/king size bed, large closet Family room has full size daybed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Garden ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • festivals
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
Notes:
Separate parking space for your RV, boat, truck. Oversized lot. Rural community. Very quiet except for a few chickens...(natural alarm clock).

Reviews

Excellent! 4.3/5 -
(10 traveller reviews)

Get-a-way - Perfect For Relaxing & Fishing Yet Close To Major Attractions.
average rating of 4.3 based on 10 reviews
3

Clean and comfortable

  • 3 of 5

Stayed at this place in February and found the place to be just as advertised. It was very clean and the beds are very nice. There was 3 of us and there was plenty of room. On the negative side the location was not great but we had no problems with anybody living around the rental. Free range chickens roam the area and a couple roosters like to get the day started early so be aware of that. The place had a very good security system also. The place could use a outside grill. Had to leave early because of family issues but the rental was still worth the cost. If you're looking for a reasonably low cost rental for the winter this place would definitely work. We would give the cleanliness, security and comfortable beds 4-5 stars and the location and morning serenade from dueling roosters 2-3 stars.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Our thanks to this guest for taking the time to write a review of our little get-a-way. The roosters are loved by some and hated by others...I agree with the 2 out of 3 stars on their American Idol performance. We know the area is not perfect and therefore our home is priced accordingly. We love it and visit often. Neighbors are friendly and not intrusive. In fact, most have lived their for decades. We regret that the guests had to leave early and should they decide to rent with us again, they are welcome and will get at 10% discount. Good point about the lack of a grill. We don't have one for safety reasons but may reconsider. Thank you again...welcome back anytime.
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4

Delightful , Clean and Rooster Lead entertainment

  • 4 of 5

The property was close to Route 27 and somewhat convenient to all Lake Placid venues. The Lake Placid murals are a must see as well as the Train and town museum. You have to meet Jerry as he is full of history for Lake Placid. The property itself was clean and cosy for the four of us adults. The property manager ( Erica ) was extremely helpful in making certain we were comfortable and quickly responded to all of our needs. The two roosters located next door provided early morning entertainment. The property was safe and secure in a quiet neighborhood. The shower head in the master bath is made for someone 5 foot 5 inch not 6ft 2in like myself. But I managed . This was a first visit to the area and is not one that we would visit annually. We have many friends that do go to the area annually and that owned property in the area but our resources are limited therefore we go to many different places each year. We enjoyed our stay at this property and the area.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We greatly appreciate the kind comments from our guest about their recent stay in Lake Placid as well as positive remarks about our get-a-way and Erika our property manager. Having a 6'3" son and grandson plus a 6'2" spouse, certainly understand about the height of the shower head. That is something we will work on improving. As a guest, this family was wonderful. The property was well maintained. This guest and his friends/family are welcome to book our home at any time in the future and we hope you visit Lake Placid again.
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crawfordville fl
4

Comfortable three bedroom nicely furnished

  • 4 of 5

The house is exactly as advertised. We have a daughter living in the area (Sebring 25 miles) and normally stay at a hotel, however this trip all of the hotels in the area were considerably over priced $220 for a night. We were pleased to find this comfortable three bedroom nicely furnished house. The host was very pleasant and extremely helpful.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so very pleased to have guests who appreciate our get-a-way, especially those who treat our home with care and consideration. We keep our rates affordable and the home is well-maintained. We guest like this, we are very content. Thank you for the great feedback.
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Pioneer. TN
5

Beautiful house and everyone enjoyed the trip

  • 5 of 5

Location was not what i expected but not a problem either. House was immaculate and beds were very comfortable.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Our thanks to this guest for taking the time to write a review of our get-a-way. It is on a quiet street in a rural area. The price is commisserate with the community in which it is located. Really appreciate the feedback on the cleanliness of the home. It is a family home that we still use as frequently as possible. Welcome these guests for a return visit.
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5

location sympa au coeur de la floride

  • 5 of 5

Très bonne prestation pour cette maison située au coeur de la Floride. Nous recherchions pour notre séjour un endroit afin de nous plonger dans la culture américaine (orlando et miami sont trop "internationales" selon nous), sans toutefois être loin de tout. Les locaux sont très accueillants, parfois même surpris de croiser ici des français. Il faut parler anglais, pas d'autre choix. Orlando, miami, Tampa et Naples sont à environ 2h, les sorties aux allentours sont sympas : ferme de crocodile, parc naturel, ballade autour des lacs (il y a des alligators et des serpents, il faut faire attention...). La ville toute proche de Sebring offre toutes les commodités des grandes villes. Si vous êtes respectueux de la culture US alors vous serez les bienvenus. La maison est très fonctionnelle : 3 chbres, 2 SDB, cuisine équipée, salon et même un garage fermé. L'agent immo et la propriétaire ont été à nos petits soins, on se sent comme "chez soi".

par conséquent, nous recommandons cette location.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We really, really appreciate this very nice review of our little get-a-way. When I first spoke to the guests, I was concerned that they were coming all the way from France and would be dissappointed in our little quaint town of Lake Placid and our rural area. We are beyond happy that they enjoyed their stay and felt that the home was very nice. We would love to have them return for another visit. Merci beaucoup!! Here are their comments translated into English: nice rental in the heart of florida ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Very good performance for this house in the heart of Florida. We were looking for a place to our stay we dive into American culture (orlando and miami are too "international" in our opinion), but not far from everything. The premises are very welcoming, sometimes surprised to see the French here. You must speak English, no choice. Orlando, Miami, Tampa and Naples are about 2 hours, outings at the surroundings are nice: crocodile farm, park, walk around the lakes (there are alligators and snakes, be careful ...). The nearby town of Sebring offers all the amenities of big cities. If you are respectful of the US crop then you are welcome. The house is very functional: 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, kitchen, living room and even a garage. The agent properties and the owner took much trouble, you feel like "home". Therefore, we recommend this property.
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4

Nice place. Good price.

  • 4 of 5

The house was nice and well maintained. Everything worked properly. We had a couple small visitors - 2 lizards and a palmetto bug, but this is pretty typical of Florida and would not say it was a concern. The property manager was responsive and easy to work with. The neighborhood looks a bit rundown and this was definitely the nicest house in the area but there is a good security system and we had no issues.The neighbors we saw were pleasant and friendly. The neighbor behind the house has chickens and 2 roosters. If you are a light sleeper you should bring earplugs as they start to crow loudly at 4am daily. The house comes well equipped with dishes and cooking utensils. This property is best for people who just want a place to sleep and cook meals as the living room den area is a bit disjointed and does not provide a great area for gathering as a big group to watch movies or play games.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This guest gave a fair and honest assessment of the property and its amenities. The rental rate was established to reflect the neighborhood where the property is located. Very happy that the guest stilled enjoyed the home and were happy with the customer service provided by our property manager. As the guest stated, neighbors are friendly but not intrusive. Yes...in this rural area there are a few chickens that are a natural alarm clock not enjoyed by everyone. In the rainy season, a palmetto bug will find its way inside on occassion. Something to consider on using the larger living room versus the den for television. We are encouraged that the guest was happy overall with the accommodations. We would love to have them return for a future visit.
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Lake Placid, Florida

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/Spring
1 Oct 2016 - 30 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£232
for 3 nights
From
£60
£480
£1,123
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£193
for 3 nights
From
£47
£352
£866
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £52
Tax Rate 7.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Lake June-in-Winter Scrub State Park
Toby the Clown Foundation Inc
Brighton Seminole Campground and RV Park
LEGOLAND Florida
Sebring International Raceway
Lake Placid Historical Society
Archbold Biological Station
Nearest Airport
101.2 Miles
Tampa International Airport
Nearest Golf
16 Miles
Sun n Lakes Golf
Nearest Train
16 Miles
Amtrak Train Station
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
Sebring Raceway
Nearest Restaurant
3.8 Miles
Main Street America Eatery
Car: necessary

30 minute drive from Seminole Reservation casinos. 45 minutes from LegoLand. 12 minutes to Sebring Raceway. Beautiful lakes. Less than two hours in any direction from Tampa, Orlando, Naples, Sarasota, Ft. Lauderdale, Miami. Take walking tour of murals in up town Lake Placid on buildings (listed in Reader's Digest as the most unique town). Quaint stores. Department stores 12 minutes away. Fishing Tours available. Henscratch Winery..10 minutes. Archbold Biological Station a short drive (less than 20 minutes) away.

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