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Perfect Lake House On The North Side Of Crooked Lake With Porch, Patio, & Oaks

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,900 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom, 2 Bath Right On The Water, White Sandy Beach, Back Porch And Patio

This is the perfect lake house to spend your vacation, on the coveted North side of Crooked Lake. Large white sand beach. 3 bedroom, 2 bath. Sleeps 6 in beds, and 2 additional on available air mattress. Large back porch, side patio with 2 picnic tables under 2 beautiful large oak trees. All updated appliances in the large fully equipped kitchen. Comfortable, high quality furnishings. Extra large sectional sofa to lounge on. Beautiful large farm table that seats 10. King bed in master bedroom, queen in second bedroom, and twins in the third bedroom. Large flat screen TV in living room, with DVD player. WiFi and cable. Directly on beautiful, clear water, 5500 acre Crooked Lake. Swim, jet ski, fish or just layback and view the breathtaking sunsets. Many believe Crooked Lake to be one of the best lakes in Florida, being one of just three lakes designated by the State of Florida as 'Special and Outstanding Waters'. Crooked Lake is nestled in the Florida ridge 'highlands', in a valley next to the highest land in the State. Crooked Lake is well known for hosting bass tournaments & Winter Speckled Perch (Crappie) fishing is great - some of the best in Florida. Pristine, clear water (rare in Florida lakes) is great for swimming or boating. Crooked Lake is a deep water 20 to 30 ft lake. Winter visitors welcome. We will consider small pets under 20 lbs with a maximum of two (2) pets, with an extra fee required. Central Florida location, only a short drive to all theme parks, Disney, Sea World, Universal Studios, and 20 minutes from Legoland, and Florida's white sandy beaches. Babson Park is a quaint little town, near Lake Wales, with shopping, restaurants, and antiquing. Numerous golf courses located nearby.

Abby Skipper
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 November, 2017

About Abby Skipper

Life long resident of Babson Park

Abby Skipper purchased this cottage in 2008

Why Abby Skipper chose Babson Park

We lived in this home with our large family for 5 years, and decided to build new.

What makes this cottage unique

This house is the perfect lake house, with many windows, lake views from almost every room, tile floors, lots of shade, easy layout, comfortable furniture, and is just steps from the beach.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Babson Park in Polk County

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , inside master bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , beside other bedrooms, off of living room
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Master with lake views
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • ski
  • swimming
  • water skiing


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(5 traveller reviews)

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Perfect Lake House On The North Side Of Crooked Lake With Porch, Patio, & Oaks
average rating of 4.8 based on 5 reviews

The house was not the fanciest but was perfect for us. Beach was really nice .

  • 5 of 5

Inside the house was clean, everything in working order and the view from the back proach was amazing !!!

  • Review Submitted: 30-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful location on one of central Florida's nicest lakes

  • 4 of 5

The entire family had a wonderful time--roomy house overlooking the lake, with a large sandy beach and plenty of space to enjoy with young children. It is a great place for a family getaway, and a nice place to go if you want some solitude from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. We really enjoyed our extended weekend!!

  • Review Submitted: 11-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peaceful setting with beach and lake access.

  • 5 of 5

Clean. Large eating area and family room. Secluded. Being so close to lake you need to be mindful of opening and closing doors completely and quickly because of insects at night. Screened-in porch makes this easy. No bug problems in the home. Enjoyed evenings on back porch.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We had a fabulous time...Can't wait to book next years vacation!

  • 5 of 5

It was a great time....I love that place!

  • Review Submitted: 19-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful week on Crooked Lake

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful quiet beach home on Crooked Lake. Loved being able to step out the back porch door onto the white sand beach and into the lake! The weather was perfect for early August, and our kids spent hours swimming and playing in the water. The house was nicely furnished; beds were very comfortable. Kitchen was large and bright, and cooking utensils, etc all provided. Very relaxing, beautiful spot on Crooked Lake. We hope to return soon!

  • Review Submitted: 16-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The lake house is 5 minutes from Lake Wales, a small town with shopping, restaurants, grocery stores, antique shops, and a hospital.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Babson Park, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
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4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £74.74
Pet Fee £75.49
Refundable Damage Deposit £188.72
Tax Rate 12.0%

There is no boat launch available at the house. You may not launch at the house, you must use Bob's Landing at the south end of the lake. The cottage is not part of the vacation rental, it is privately owned. The East side of the house is a NO DRIVE ZONE. It is private property. The septic tank and drain field are on the east side of the house. If the tenant drives over the septic tank and drain field, and it is damaged, the tenant is responsible for the repairs. All utilities, cable, and wifi are included in the rental price. Housekeeping is included, however, there is no daily housekeeping service. All linens and towels are provided. All paper products are provided. There are cleaning products provided. Small Dogs only. All dogs must be kept on a leash when outside. No Cats.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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