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Ideally located in an established community in Central Florida

People10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview


Details
Property
house
People
10
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
3 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday home in Lakeland - Lochinvar

Large 3 BR, 2 bath with room for 10! Own pool

The master bedroom is located en suite in the opposite side of the house from the other two bedrooms, permitting privacy for two families to share. A large pool area, overlooked from the dining room-kitchen or the lanai, mature tropical plants and flowers in the garden, makes this an ideal home away from home. 5 minutes from the Polk Parkway, gives you access to the entire spectrum of central Florida attractions, beaches and activities. Don´t forget the 30+ golf courses in Lakeland itself, the unique Frank Lloyd Wright architecture in the city center, the lake walks or the many restaurant choices nearby.

Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair accessible

Owner
James Derry
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
3 December, 2016
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About James Derry

Owned by a Nordic family, whose work led them to Florida, then back to Europe, it was a sad thing to cut the ties to our Florida home. By sharing it with others, we share the local joys, the weather, the relaxing lifestyle, and can still keep the house for when we can get back. Many friends, family and friends we have not yet met have stayed and keep coming back for Sun n Fun, the beaches, golf, tennis, birdwatching and the Orlando-area attractions. Easy to get to, and a welcome relief to leave the other tourists behind to their hectic stays at plastic hotels and come 'home.' Pick up fresh sushi from the sushi chef at Publix, eat at one of the area restaurants, grill poolside, it just feels good here!

James Derry purchased this house in 2005

Why James Derry chose Central Florida

Of course, the kids can play in a hotel pool, but what a joy to have them just outside the window. Relax with a book in the lanai if the sun is too hot midday, or under the parasol outside. The friendly neighbors and quiet area, yet just 5 minutes to the Polk Parkway and the interstate to Tampa or Orlando. Bring your own bikes and cruise the secondary roads to Daytona, out to the Gulf beaches, view the manatees or what-ever catches your fancy.

Want a dip after putting the youngest to bed? Light up the underwater lights and night-swim. Cap it off with a glass of wine or a beer under the stars.

What makes this house unique

Great pool, fully-equiped house, from good beds to a well-stocked library in Danish, English, and some German books. Our DVD and CD collections are also available for viewing and listening. Sit in the lanai an evening with a major thunderstorm. Inside, yet outside, with Nature providing a lightshow with soundtrack, the thunder rolling to compete with the music while you chat together round the teak table.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(12 traveller reviews)

Ideally located in an established community in Central Florida
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 12 reviews
5

Lucky to rent this fantastic home!

  • 5 of 5

This was our very first time renting a home and we were very LUCKY finding this one. Our family of 6 stayed here for our nephew's college graduation at Florida Southern in Lakeland. House is fantastic (very clean) and much bigger than it shows in the photos, has everything you need. The owner James answered all of our questions promptly and was very helpful. Highly recommend renting this home for families.

  • Review Submitted: May 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Best home ever!!!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this home with all of our family for a wedding. It was an amazing time. Love that the property is furnished with whatever you need. The picture's don't do it justice. James was wonderful to communicate with and I would highly recommend this property. House is very beautiful! Will stay here again in the future

  • Review Submitted: Feb 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Home Away From Home!

  • 5 of 5

We were in Lakeland for a wedding and shared the home with another family. The kitchen is huge and everything you need is right there. The separation between the master on one side and two additional bedrooms on the other side was just perfect. So much space, clean and well-appointed! Highly recommended. We will be back!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 21, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Exquisite Home**Fabulous for Family Time!

  • 5 of 5

This home is absolutely beautiful and the pictures shown do not do justice. Four of us traveled to Lakeland to visit family and stayed here. We spent most of our days in the home with the entire family. This place is a home away from home. It had everything you may need! Great cookware may I add as well! Very relaxing! Very Clean! Very Spacious! We loved the fact that there was a car available to use if needed. There is also someone across the street to help with any immediate questions. Thank You James for making our experience a great one by allowing us to rent your property. We hope to be there soon again.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 2, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lochinvar Life

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a wonderful time staying here. The property was as described and pictured. Everything was well appointed with lots of the comforts of home that you forget to travel with (i.e. beach towels, sunscreen, coffee, laundry detergent). The pool was a hit with the kids and they spent 80% of their days in there. The open floor plan enabled everyone to engage with one another without missing a beat. Close shopping areas and very clean. Definitely a winner. We loved living the Lochinvar life! 😉

  • Review Submitted: Jul 11, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great 6 day stay

  • 5 of 5

We, 3 adults, 2 grandchildren, stayed for 6 nights. The house was extremely clean with everything we could possibly need. We plan to make this a yearly event.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 1, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
6.5 Miles
Lakeland Linder
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Several in area,
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
24 Varied golf courses in area
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Lakeland
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Polk Parkway
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Large selection on South Florida
Nearest Beach
60 Miles
Clearwater beach, 1 hour and 20 minutes
Car: necessary

Ideally situated in central Florida, with easy access to the known 'attractions,' like Disney, (50 minutes), Legoland (30 minutes), Bok Tower Gardens built on the highest point in Florida (40 minutes) the Tampa Bay areas many fine beaches and night-life, as well as the incredible nature that most tourists seem to miss. Paddle down the river in a canoe or kayak, viewing the birds, wildlife, and wild flowers. In Lakeland itself, the historic Polk theatre has live music, the university buildings are one of the largest collections of Frank Lloyd Wright-designed buildings, the lake in town with many water-fowl and a running, cycling and skating path all round. Explore the old cobble-stone areas of the city center or play golf on one of the 30+ golf courses in Lakeland. Lakeland-Linder airport is home to the second largest fly-in and air show in the world, after Oshkosh. The museums at the airport satisfy the aviation interested. Are you a pilot, take your seaplane rating nearby. Radio-controlled pilots will also find a great field for their interests with many world-champion aircraft based in the area, as well as a manufacturer.

Compared to a hotel, in our well/equipped kitchen, you can save by preparing many of your meals, have a tea or coffee when it suits you, relax in your own pool or go for a quiet walk in the friendly residential area.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Lakeland, Central Florida

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£601
for 3 nights
From
£153
£1,093
£3,581
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning fee £95
Property Damage Protection £47
Tax Rate 7.0%

There is a car available for 300 dollars a week. Must be returned with full tank at departure. Pick-up can be arranged at area airports, Tampa, Orlando or Lakeland for a small charge.

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Lakeland in Florida

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 234 m²
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , En suite in master bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Each of the two bathrooms include tubs with showers, ample space in drawers and wardrobes for storage. Sliding glass 'Florida doors' for the shower areas.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Futon is behind screen in massive bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , Two single futons available
  • Master en suite bedroom features Danish designer bed and wardrobe, as well as build-in wardrobe. Tempur-pedic mattress. Large room containing desk and area with extra futon double bed, and 2 single futon chairs. Smaller children that want to be nearby can therefore have their own beds behind the screen, but in the same room.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • pets considered ...
  • smoking allowed ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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