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Lake Istokpoga - Lake House - Fishing Paradise

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,350 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

2 bedroom 2 bathroom, 2 Car Garage with boat lift on canal to Lake Istogpoga

If you love to fish or just want to get away from the day to day hectic activities, then you have found the place. We are located on a canal directly connected to Lake Istokpoga, which is Florida's 5th largest lake where you can find some of the best bass fishing. Make sure to bring your boat!!! Covered boathouse with an electric lift. There is plenty of dock space which has a fish cleaning station. The boat ramp is conveniently located just two blocks away and there is plenty of room to store your trailer on the property. There is a bridge to go under from the house. An 8 foot beam should be fine and the center of the boat should not be higher than 5 feet. The yard is spacious for any outdoor activities and there is even a fire pit for those cold nights, so make sure you bring some marshmallows.

Country styled home is surrounded by acres of farmland, and if you are lucky the friendly cows even come to visit. This property is quiet and peaceful, the perfect place to relax and enjoy the incredible sunsets over Lake Istokpoga.

Covered breezeway between the home and garage has great views of the farm and canal. It has a bench seat, and 2 rocking chairs with cushions, so grab your morning sup of coffee and watch the sunrise.

Our home is fully furnished with 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, and a 2 car garage. As you enter the home you will be in the bright sun room. This room has a loveseat, 2 chairs and a table. Great place to grab a book and kick back. There is a full sized washer and dryer and laundry detergent is supplied.

The living and dining room are very spacious. Living room has a sofa, loveseat, swivel rocking chair and a 47” flat screen TV. Also here you will find over 100 Dvd,s for your enjoyment along with many books, board games and puzzles. The dining room seats 4 and has a sliding glass door opening to the side patio which is a great place for barbequing. There is additional seating for 4 at the kitchen counter.

Kitchen is fully equipped. Refrigerator, stove, oven, microwave, toaster and coffee maker. Serving for 8 is supplied along with all your cookware and utensils needed for your meals. We supply basic pantry items and food storage.

Split bedroom plan. Master has a king sized bed with full bath, and 2nd bedroom has a full sized bed also with a full bath. Each room has 2 closets, a dresser, nightstands, alarm clock and ceiling fans.

Sliding glass doors open to the large patio which has windows all around allowing for a panoramic view of the canal. 27” TV with dvd player, couch, end tables, and a separate dining table for 4. So you can enjoy your meals while taking in the view.

For entertainment, shopping and restaurants we are approximately 10-15 miles from Sebring or Lake Placid, or you can check out some of the local establishments. There is a convenient store and a Dollar General just 10 minutes away where you can pick up all of your basic supplies.

So, book your vacation home today and see why people love to visit Lake Istokpoga.

More Details

Guy & Denise Wallin
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
7 October, 2017

About Guy & Denise Wallin

We have lived in south Florida for over 20 years. Originally from New York, we decided one day to pack our bags and relocate to the sunshine state, after a cold winter with over 23 snow storms. We have always lived on a lake and enjoy being able to relax and enjoy the peaceful views. I own my own plumbing company and my wife works for a real estate office.

Why Guy & Denise Wallin chose Florida

We have bought and sold properties in the past, but now decided to purchase a home that others can enjoy and maybe even one day we will retire there. We have 2 boys who also love to fish and be on the water, which is another reason we decided to purchase this particular home. We find that the peacefullness of the area is something we really enjoy, and if we want a little more entertainment then it is just a short drive away.

What makes this house unique

If you love to fish you came to the right place. Some of the best bass fishing is right here at Lake Istokpoga. Step outside and within minutes you will be on the lake. Spacious outdoor breezeway allows for a view of the water, wildlife and farm animals all in one spot. A great place to start or end your day.


Nearest Airport
100 Miles
Orlando International Airport
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Gator Shack
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Spring Lake Golf Resort
Nearest Train
17.4 Miles
Amtrak - Sebring
Nearest Motorway
13 Miles
US Highway 27
Nearest Beach
17.7 Miles
Lake Jackson & City Pier Beach
Car: necessary


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

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1350 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • All towels provided. Hair dryer. Soap and shampoo/conditioner provided for 1st night stay. First Aid kit also provided.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
  • Split bedroom plan. Each bedroom has its own bathroom. Linens, blankets, dresser, nightstands, alarm clock, 2 closets and ceiling fans in each room. Extra pillows and blankets.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf


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(4 traveller reviews)

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Lake Istokpoga - Lake House - Fishing Paradise
average rating of 4.25 based on 4 reviews
Bellbrook, Ohio

Enjoyed every day!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time staying the winter in this Istokpoga Lake canal home. Accomadations were comfortable, clean and home was nicely decorated and arranged with bedrooms separated by living area. My husband was able to go fishing most mornings and appreciated the boat cover and lift for the few rainy days. On calm days, we took the boat to explore Istokpoga canal and Arbuckle and Josephine creeks. We liked being "out in the country", experiencing nature and taking day trips to surrounding areas. We especially enjoyed getting to know our canal neighbors and hope to return in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 3 of 5

We loved this home. Very clean, in the middle of nowhere and close to the lake. I would have given this an "Excellent" rating; however, the house is two doors down from a home in deplorable condition. Four young children playing outside in their dirty underwear on top of cars; parents who scream at them almost all day and their dog barked and chased us up and down the road EVERY time we left and every time we returned. We took our chocolate lab and couldn't even play with him outside for fear that the neighbor's dog would come over. Also, I don't feel that this home should be considered "pet friendly." Our dog, as most labs, sheds. I had towels on the furniture when we weren't home and he was in the home. The contract states that the pet may NEVER be on the furniture. Short of locking him in a bathroom, this is impossible. The owner held $100 of our pet deposit (and wanted to hold more) because they had to rent some kind of equipment to get the dog hair, which was "embedded," in furniture removed after the week. We have had our dog for 7 1/2 years and have never had to rent equipment to clean our furniture.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am sorry our guest felt that holding part of the pet deposit was unfair. As rental owners and vacationers as well, we also have dogs that we travel with and we do not allow them up on any furniture as a consideration to other guests, especially the ones that have allergies. Our pet addendum does stipulate they are never allowed on the furniture for that reason. We want our guests to be able to travel with there furry friends, but ask to be considerate to other renters who may not like pets or have allergies. We do not want to keep any part of our renters pet deposit, and before this never had to, but we did call our renters to discuss the issue prior to sending the remainder of the deposit back. If there ever is a problem and security deposits are kept we will always take photos of the issue and all renters are welcome to them upon request. We hope that future guests would call us with any questions or concerns before they book and during there stay. We want to make every vacation enjoyable. The home 2 doors down, although we found them to be friendly and did not have a problem with them as they kept to themselves, the house exterior was messy. Those homeowners no longer live there and the home and been cleaned up.
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Boca Raton Florida

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  • 4 of 5

Had a wonderful visit! Very nice very comfortable. It was a very relaxing and peaceful area. We will probably return again in cooler weather.

  • Review Submitted: May 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Coldwater, Ohio, USA

Home away from home

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed our stay at the Lake Istokpoga lake house. Everything was just as it is pictured. The house is very clean and well kept, and the owners are great people to work with. The house is within walking distance of the lake where you can view beautiful sunsets. The lake is a great fishing lake which my husband enjoyed very much. We had a very relaxing and peaceful time and we plan to return again.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 11, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Lorida, USA

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Summer Rates
1 May 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Winter Rates
1 Nov 2017 - 30 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £188.2
Refundable Security Dep £376.4

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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