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Lakefront 1BR Apt over garage attchd to Single Family Home near to all stores

Lakefront 1BR Apt over garage attchd to Single Family Home near to all stores

Overview

Property Details

Updated: Nov 18, 2014
Apartment, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, Sleeps 4 with privacy, inflatable bed also avail

Spacious and peaceful 1 BR Lakefront Apartment located on the second floor (16 stairway steps) directly above an oversize three car garage (converted to a two car garage with bonus area) attached to owner occuppied single family home; purchased in March 2013 and totally updated in 2013/2014.

Apartment has private front and rear access and is in like new virtually never used condition; ready to call home for a week, month or more. Our apartment comfortably sleeps four with privacy for two couples (or two or more children).

An additional full bath is located via private interior access to our airconditioned garage along a carpeted runner to both the bathroom and the lakeside outside door. (Ideal for another couple's use should you have guests join you.) A separate washer / dryer for the apartment is also located by carpeted runner in the garage.

We provide full linens, towels and a well equipped kitchen, small appliances, iron, hair dryer, ironing board as well.

Absolutely no smoking is allowed inside; however we do have covered outside space for smoking at the apartment entrance at the front of the house, and anywhere else for that matter on our grounds and patio.

Outdoors we provide a patio table and seating for 6; gas grill, zero gravity chairs, beach chairs, row boat, paddle boat, fire pit and dock with cleats for your boat should you decide to bring that along.

Our property is set back from the road with over 200 feet of frontage on Lake Sebring. Our lot is professionally landscaped and maintained. We have a large dock that can accommodate up to a 24 foot boat which you are welcome to bring. (The boat launch is directly across the lake from our house.) Guests that have stayed at our property tell us that it feels like they are staying at a resort!

More Details
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Barbecue
  • Pets welcome
  • Internet
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Recent Review

About the Owner

Our names are Peter and Holly Anderson. We purchased this home in March 2013 (having moved from Fort Lauderdale) and moved in after substantial improvements to the property were completed in October 2013.

Peter owns a web based musical instrument insurance business (www.anderson-group.com) and Holly is an RN that has worked in emergency rooms in MA, Fort Lauderdale and most recently has worked for the past 5.5 years as a sea going nurse on Holland America ships. (The above photo was just taken on the ms Zuiderdam on a Panama Canal transit on October 12, 2014.)

We are both natives of Marshfield MA and lived until 2006 in Norwell, MA and Boston MA. We moved to a high rise condo on the Intercostal waterway Fort Lauderdale in the early part of 2006. In early 2013 we decided that condo living was not for us! A home search began in Broward County (Fort Lauderdale) in January 2013.

We also are fortunate to own another lake home in the mountains of NH where we spend three months in the summer.

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Speaks:: english, Holly is able to converse using elementary french

Reviews

business
Lakefront 1BR Apt over garage attchd to Single Family Home near to all stores
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7116747
-9544914884
Sebring Central Florida
5

FABULOUS!!!

  • 5 of 5
We had the pleasure of being the first couple to rent this lakefront apt for a month this year. It is an impeccable property and very well maintained. It far exceeded our expectations in all categories. The sunsets are breathtaking. The location is very close to restaurants, grocery stores, and golf courses. Charlie enjoyed fishing off of the dock almost daily. Peter and Holly went out of their way to make our stay both pleasurable and memorable. They have equipped the apt with all of the amenities of home. and were constantly doing improvements to make it even better. We would highly recommend this property to friends and relatives. We loved it so much that we are returning this year for a 10-week stay!
  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: When we decided to list our lovely apartment on vacationrentals.com we had no idea how much fun it would be getting to know our guests. We have made a number of new friendships and look forward to making many more down the road. We look forward to welcoming back Linda and Charlie in six weeks.
business
Lakefront 1BR Apt over garage attchd to Single Family Home near to all stores
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7116747
-9544914884
Sebring Central Florida
Muncie In USA
5

Best Ever

  • 5 of 5
My wife and I spent three weeks at this large and lovely 1 bedroom Apartment. The description of this rental was right on.It was clean and well kept. The landscaping
was so beautiful . The view from the apartment over looked the Sebring Lake and
allowed you to witness the beautiful Sun sets. The owners went out of their way to
make sure that your stay was the best it could be. I would recommend this rental
to anyone. This rental is ideal for the golfer with at least ten golf courses
within a ten mile radius and your choice of restaurants closer than that. We plan
to return next year.
  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: We are humbled by this review of our property and look forward to meeting new folks as well as welcoming back prior guests to our apartment. We have thoroughly enjoyed our experience meeting folks from around the country.
business
Lakefront 1BR Apt over garage attchd to Single Family Home near to all stores
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7116747
-9544914884
Sebring Central Florida
Woodbridge, VA, USA
5

GREAT property,fabulous setting,totally relaxing!

  • 5 of 5
This rental experience can be summed up in one word: WOW! My husband and I have rented more than 20 vacation homes/units over the years and this unit along with the incredible customer service are both superior. From the first contact until the departure, we received 5 star professionalism from the owners. The description/pictures are very accurate; the unit is very spacious yet cozy and warm. The unit is tastefully furnished with comfort and convenience top priorities. We rested very well on the queen size bed. This property is immaculate. The lake view is stunning...sunsets are magnificent! Outside the unit there is a large patio that you will find peaceful and relaxing. There is also a sandy beach and dock available for your enjoyment as well. The location is convenient to any attraction in the Sebring area, only a couple of minutes to three grocery stores and less than 15 minutes to at least 10 golf courses! We cannot wait until we can return again!
  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: While we are new property owners participating in the vacation rentals program, we have loved the diversity of our past guests and look forward with anticipation to meet new folks and reconnect with past guests. Our lovely home has morphed into a mini resort experience and we look forward to welcoming new and return visitors in the future. Peter & Holly

Location

From the Owner

We had no plans to move to Sebring! We visited Sebring in February 2013 to visit friends in town and decided to meet with a local realtor as our home search at that point was in full swing. After seeing our home at 112 Karola, we made an offer and bought this lovely home. The garage and apartment were constructed in 1998 by the prior owners and they lived in the apartment for 4 to 5 years so you will find many amenities and comfortably sized rooms. The apartment is approximately 800 sq ft in size. The prior owners constructed the attached single family home in 2002/2003. Our lot is pie shaped and it fans out to about 220 feet on Lake Sebring. There is a great deal of privacy on our lot and it is located in a very peaceful neighborhood. We are ideally located minutes away from Publix, WinDixie and Walmart as well as many shops, big box stores, restaurants and a half dozen popular golf courses. If you enjoy sunsets, this is the place! The sunsets and colors before, during and after the sunset will amaze you. Don't forget to bring your camera!

Activity and Interests

Located on Lake Sebring in Sebring FL (Sebring Parkway to Scenic Highway) and just minutes away from major stores, restaurants, and shopping. Historic Downtown Sebring and Hammock State Park are located about 10 minutes away. Bok Tower and Gardens and Legoland are less than 40 minutes away. In about an hour or so you can make it to Disney as well as the Atlantic or Gulf coasts. Lake Sebring and Highlands County offers public access to most lakes, swimming, boating, hiking, cycling and water sports. If Golfing is your passion, there are a number of public and semi private golf courses in the immediate area too.

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Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 23 2014 - Dec 3 2014
11 night minimum stay
$425
Flat fee
 
 
In Season
Dec 1 2014 - Mar 14 2015
7 night minimum stay
$425
$1,500
 
 
Christmas
Dec 12 2014 - Dec 31 2014
20 night minimum stay
$950
Flat fee
 
 
12 Hours of Sebring Race Week
Mar 15 2015 - Mar 22 2015
8 night minimum stay
$1,400
Flat fee
 
 
Off Season
Apr 1 2015 - Nov 30 2015
7 night minimum stay
$350
$1,400
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$50
$1,450
 

Additional information about rental rates

  • Tax Rate 9.0%

ALL RATES ARE SUBJECT TO A 9% TAX (FL & COUNTY SALES, USE & TOURIST TAX). We are required to add 9% to your total rental charges.
Please note that our rates for stays during the 12 Hours of Sebring Races (held in March) are $1,400 plus 9% tax for one person with $100 additional per person; flat charge. This rate covers up to 7 nights during Race Week.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.

Amenities

From the Owner

What is a unique benefit to staying in our apartment. A picture is worth a 1,000 words! While we also live here on the property, the house and apartment are totally separate and private. While we do need to traverse the stairway landing to get to the garage (also your access to the apartment) we do so quietly without disturbing your piece and quiet. Having lived in a condo building with 118 units for the past almost 8 years, we are also very accustomed to see folks around our house and enjoy saying hello to our guests but would never be intrusive or overbearing! If you decide to spend your vacation here, we are confident that you will fall in love with our property just like we have. We have invested for long term ownership. Of all the places we have lived, this is where we plan on staying. We love it here and we hope to share this special place with you too.

Property Type

  • apartment

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic

General

  • Internet

Suitability

  • pets considered

Location Type

  • Lakefront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • golf

Bathrooms

  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1

Bedrooms

  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1

Outside

  • Outdoor Grill

Notes:

  • Includes our Private Beach, Patio area, your own Gas Grill, Fire Pit and newly landscaped grounds totalling about 1 acre. Rental also includes use of our dock, row boat and paddle boat. (Dock space also available for your boat.) Don't forget your fishing gear! Living/Dining Area faces West for those fabled Sunset views!! Loads of storage in huge MBR walk in closet plus the living room closet and large pantry off kitchen. Apartment comes fully equipped with a ready to cook and serve kitchen, broadband wired and wireless internet and DISH Hopper with Americas Top 200 TV with HBO. Living Room has a brand new comfy Queen Size sleeper with an adjustable firmness air mattress. (Twin size air bed also available on request.) There are two TVs hooked up to our Dish package in the apartment; a 32" HD TV and a 28" TV with built in DVD and VCR player circa 2002 in the bedroom. New built in Bosch Dishwasher to be installed Jan 29, 2014.
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