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Nothing Quite Like This 'Peace Of Heaven On Earth'

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights


About the property

2 Story, 4 BR/3 Bath. It's Like Two Separate Living Quarters, One Up One Down.

Our home is situated on the Northern edge of Lake June. Our home's rear view is mostly glass from which you can enjoy beautiful views all day. Our home is situated with an elevated deck that provides for picturesque sunsets and scenic overviews of the lake. There is nothing quite like this little slice of heaven on earth. Whether you are a family in search of a great place for a summer lake vacation or a couple wanting the best possible place to spend winter, our house is the answer to your need.

Our family has loved coming to Lake Placid for many years. We have many fond family memories of enjoying wonderful days lounging around the dock, boating on the lake or just enjoying the house. This is a great place to invite all the family or friends you want to bring. Come create some memories of your own, you will be glad you did!

in 2011 we completely renovated and modernized the house (all new) and added every personal touch anyone would want. It is tastefully appointed and decorated with our families personal touch.

More Details

Brian Chapman
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
12 September, 2017

About Brian Chapman

Brian & Sloan Chapman live in Ft Myers, Florida. Brian is an insurance agent and Sloan has spent her life raising our 5 children. We have 1 daughter and 4 sons. Currently the oldest 3 are married and we have 11 grandchildren, ALL of which love coming to the Lake.

Brian Chapman purchased this house in 1997

Why Brian Chapman chose Central Florida

We chose this property because of the Southern exposure but also because it is in a shallow part of the Lake. The depth is about 4 feet off the end of our dock. The water is clear and allows for a lot of fun activities swimming off the end of the dock. This is a perfect place for small children.

What makes this house unique

We love this house because of all the small personal touches we've added that make it so nice. You will enjoy sitting on the swing on the dock at sunset or sitting at the picnic table in the early morning coolness with a hot cup of coffee watching the mirror like lake wake up.


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

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Upstairs Bathroom is between Master Bedroom and bedroom 2
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Downstairs Master Bedroom has its own bathroom
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Downstairs Bathroom number 3 is cool, my mancave Bathroom!
  • All Bathrooms have completely new everything.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Upstairs Master Bedroom
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed , Queen Size Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Upstairs second Bedroom. Queen sized bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , King Size Bed. This is a second master Bedroom
  • With two bedrooms upstairs and two downstairs it makes a perfect house to accommodate guests while on vacations. Everything in this house is brand new.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • Boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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(6 traveller reviews)

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Nothing Quite Like This 'Peace Of Heaven On Earth'
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews

Great stay

  • 5 of 5

Brian was responsive, house was clean and our family had everything we needed for a great weekend. House location is excellent and it is stocked full of everything we needed.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Lake House!

  • 5 of 5

This is the second year in a row that we stayed at this fabulous lake house and we can't wait to go back again next year! We have stayed at other houses in the area and none of them even come close to this one. The view from the living area is incredible. It is ideal for families with teenagers as there is a second area for the kids to hang out and watch movies. The water level is not too deep for small kids as well. It is decorated beautifully and is so well stocked. There is everything you could possibly want or need in the kitchen and lots of beach towels, sunscreen and lake toys. We always bring a boat and spend most of our time out on the wonderful dock which has two large swings and a picnic table.

Brian the owner goes above and beyond to ensure your stay is perfect and when I asked for a restaurant recommendation this year we discovered the best steakhouse ever. The Cowpoke Watering Hole is not far and has incredible steaks. And of course no trip to the lake is complete without a trip to Henscratch Winery. We love feeding the chickens, sampling the wine and their grape seed oil.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Titusville, Florida


  • 5 of 5

This is so much more than a traditional vacation rental. The house sets back off the main road and first appears as a charming single story lake home in old Florida style. There’s a large front yard and long driveway lined with majestic oak trees complete with hanging Spanish moss. Once parked, we saw the house is actually two stories with a full length second story balcony overlooking the lake. A magnificent four bedroom, three bath house, with full kitchen, vaulted ceiling family room with spectacular views of the lake, and a downstairs living room that’s all beautifully decorated, comfortable and cozy. The covered dock out in the lake was a favorite spot for morning coffee and watching the evening sunset. The lake itself is peaceful and never got overcrowded with boats or wave-runners. There’s also plenty of outdoor space to throw around a football or Frisbee, and there's a basketball hoop. We really enjoyed our stay here and absolutely love this house because it felt more like a home. We would highly recommend this little slice of paradise to anyone and we are already planning our next visit.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 24, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Punta Gorda, FL


  • 5 of 5

We LOVED this house! Great location, great decor, and great view of our favorite lake. We've been vacationing in the Lake Placid area for over 20 years and we all agreed that this has been our favorite place to stay. The view from the second floor is exceptional...makes you feel like you are "right there" on water. The 4 teenagers we had with us enjoyed hanging out in their own domain downstairs although they spent most of the week out on the water fishing, swimming, boating, & tubing. (We brought our own boat.) The water was shallow enough that we were able to set up our volleyball net for some good clean family fun. The water tapers off gradually and doesn't get very deep until past the dock so it's perfect for those with younger children. The covered dock, with its pair of swings, is great too. We had several visitors come over during the week and we all agreed that the decor is just adorable. We really enjoyed our stay in this home and the owner, Brian, was a pleasure to work with. We would not hesitate to stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 27, 2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Castle Rock, Colorado

Total Perfection!

  • 5 of 5

We could not have been more pleased with this house. We had three families with children of all ages. The layout of the house was perfect. Kids could nap during the day, adults could still gather in the family room, on the patio or out on the dock and not disturb sleeping kiddos. There were two televisions, so the kids and adults could watch at the same time. The access to the lake was great. We had a 2 yr old and a 3 yr old, and the lake depth at the shore was just right for them. But towards the end of the dock, the depth was just right for bigger kids and adults. The kitchen had everything you might need to make a meal for a larger group. There was nothing the owners had forgotten (even had a few toys for the kids on hand). Really prefect for the whole family.

Owner was really easy to deal with. Always responded to questions promptly. Easy as pie to work with him. Can't recommend this house enough!

Thank you for letting our family make some wonderful memories in your home!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 26, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful Vacation Rental

  • 5 of 5

What a great place to spend December in Florida! The temperatures were warm, and the views from this lovely home were excellent. We enjoyed the sunsets over Lake June in Winter (LJiW) every evening from the dock, as well as fishing & boating on the lake. The town of Lake Placid is noted for its murals, which are quite extraordinary works of art. The Chapman's were great homeowners to work with throughout the rental process. Thank you very much for your lovely welcome! The Frank's.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 24, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much Judy. Glad y'all had a great time. I hope the rest of your time in Florida is great as well. Brian & Sloan
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Nearest Airport
100 Miles
Orlando or Tampa
Nearest Beach
80 Miles
Sarasota or Bradenton
Car: recommended


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Lake Placid, Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Thanksgiving Week
20 Nov 2017 - 27 Nov 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Rates are subject to change until Reservation is confirmed

Winter rentals - You will mail me a check for payment of one months rent as a deposit for your stay. Two weeks prior to arrival balance of rent is due and payable. Summer Rentals - Half of Rent is due upon Booking, balance due 2 weeks prior to arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.