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Spacious Lake front and dock on Lake Francis in Lake Placid Florida

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Baths, 6 Sleeps

2 Bedroom/1 Bath lake front house on beautiful, sand bottom Lake Francis with crystal clear water and excellent bass fishing and water sports. House has 150 foot dock and plenty space to park your boat, jet ski, or just sit and watch the sunset. In addition to the two bedrooms there is a spacious heated and air-conditioned sun room with 2 futons and a trundle bed. The house is on the east side of Lake Francis with tranquil sunsets and afternoon breezes that make it an ideal location! Windows along the lake side of the house provide beautiful lake views. Large living room and separate large Florida room provide ample space for everyone! WIFI and cable included.


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

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • rural ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • 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 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • shower no tub
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • 2 (full size)Futons and 1 (twin)trundle bed in the Florida room.
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • outlet shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
75 ft of lake front with beach and dock Living room with open floor plan to kitchen and dining room Large Florida room with a full wall of windows for great lake views


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(4 traveller reviews)

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Spacious Lake front and dock on Lake Francis in Lake Placid Florida
average rating of 4.75 based on 4 reviews

Great place, great vacation

  • 5 of 5

Everything was perfect!

  • Review Submitted: 14-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Tadeusz, Thank you, we are so happy you enjoyed your time at our Lake House. We hope you will stay with us again in the future. Sincerely Bill & Kate
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  • 5 of 5

This cottage is very charming, located in a nice neighborhood, and enjoys a splendid view of lake. It has a spacious and very comfortable living room, dining room, and what is called a Florida Room, a room with lots of windows looking out on the lake and pier, which are only steps from the back of the house. Also, the cottage is amazingly well stocked and provisioned with everything any renter could possibly want. Without exception, whenever we looked for anything, we found many of whatever we were looking for. We thoroughly enjoyed our one-week stay, and would readily return.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Mar-2015
  • Date of Stay: March 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking time to leave such a kind review. We are so glad you found everything you needed and enjoyed you stay at the Lake.
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Virginia Beach

Good Value.

  • 4 of 5

We rented this house for 1 week in February 2015, there were 5 adults and we had plenty of sleeping room. We found the location to be great, quiet neighborhood with friendly neighbors. We brought our own bass boat and the men fished the local area each day while the women went sightseeing and shopping. I would rent this again.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Feb-2015
  • Date of Stay: February 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your stay at our house and thank you for taking time to leave a review. We hope to see you again next winter!
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The lake home

  • 5 of 5

We rented this Lake home for 2 weeks in the end of Feb. 2013. I can say that the pictures do not do it justice. The is house is roomy and cute. It has a great view of the lake.

We wanted a place that was centerally located, that we could take off on our motorcycle and go to either of the coast lines. It proved to be a great launching point. Even though we weren't interested in going to Orlando, it is only about a hour and a half drive.

If you have a interest in fishing it is a good Bass lake. We caught sunnies and crappies off the dock. The boat landing is less then a block from the house.

The owners were very easy to work with and so nice. The nieghbors are very friendly.

I would recommend this house.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Mar-2013
  • Date of Stay: February 2013
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind review! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you'll come again.
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William & Kate Sosnowski
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
24 January, 2018

About William & Kate Sosnowski

Florida residents and retired military, happy to share this great family vacation home with your family.

William & Kate Sosnowski purchased this house in 1953

Why William & Kate Sosnowski chose Lake Placid

My grandfather built this home on two full lake front lots when he returned from WWII, and what started out as a fishing cabin was expanded and became their primary residence. Our family has used it as a getaway and family gathering ever since.

What makes this house unique

The house is charming and the property and views are beautiful. There is a giant live oak that shades most of the backyard and provides a relaxing spot for a cook out or afternoon nap. The lake front and 150' dock will give you unlimited activities from swimming to fishing to water sports. Lake Francis is unique in central Florida as it is a sand bottom spring filled lake that is well stocked with trophy bass and provides excellent angler challenges and has become a stop on the bass tournaments during the Spring and Summer.


Nearest Airport
100 Miles
Orlando International Airport
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
Sebring Raceway
Car: recommended

Swimming, boating, water sports and fishing right out your door on Lake Francis, a clear, freshwater, sand bottom 539-acre lake.

The house is 5 minutes to grocery stores and the quaint town of Lake Placid with unique shops and boutiques that offer gifts, arts, crafts, clothing and antiques. It’s just 15 minutes to Sebring with shopping, restaurants and Sebring International Raceway. Lots of golf and tennis nearby too!

It is just 85 miles to Orlando and Disney World, 2 hours to the Tampa area, 2 hours to the Gulf Coast beaches or the Atlantic Coast and 3 hours to Miami. You will be in the middle of it all!


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
Sebring Race Week
14 Mar 2018 - 19 Mar 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
30 Mar 2018 - 3 Apr 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Memorial Day
25 May 2018 - 30 May 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Labor Day
31 Aug 2018 - 4 Sep 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £214.83
Cleaning Fee £93.09

Nightly Rate: $120 - $250

Weekly Rate: $650 - $1000

Monthly Rate: $1500 - $2500

$120 - 250 night
$650- 1000 week
$1500-2500 month
3 night minimum
Sebring Race week and holiday rates may vary.
Lawn maintenance included.
Cleaning fee and security deposit varies depending on duration of rental.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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