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Relaxation and Fun Go Hand In Hand!

Bedrooms 1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 1Bedroom, 1 Bath, Sleeps 4

This lovely, spacious 1 BR/1 BA Private Home is located on the North

shore of Lake Francis in Lake Placid, Florida. Enjoy swimming,

boating, fishing and water sports on this beautiful 539 acre fresh

water, sandy bottom lake in a quiet country setting. Conveniently

located to Dining, Shopping and just 15 minutes from Sebring.

Bring your boat or jet ski and enjoy your own private dock and

private sandy beach, or just relax and enjoy the peace and quiet.

The backyard, lakeside fire pit is perfect for making s'mores!

Full access to 3 separate lakes. Great Fishing. Catch your own dinner.

Completely furnished with Queen Bed in the Bedroom and Queen Sofa

Sleeper in the Living Room. The Dining Room has a fireplace for

Romantic dinners overlooking the lake or enjoy eating outside with

friends on the large screened patio. (Gas BBQ Grill provided)

Ceiling Fans in the Living Room, Dining Room and Bedroom.

Beautiful newly remodeled kitchen with new cook-top stove

overlooking the lake.

Beach chairs and recliners, umbrellas, rafts and life jackets are available.

We have a small “jon” boat that you can use for fishing on the lake, paddles

provided! Lots of games available for rainy day activities.

Newly remodeled bathroom.


More Details

Lewis & Joan Gilbert
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 28, 2017

About Lewis & Joan Gilbert

We live in Fort Lauderdale, FL and love spending time at our Lake House Get-Away.

We are a fun-loving family with 3 wonderful children. Some of our favorite memories include time at the lake with Family members and Friends.

Why Lewis & Joan Gilbert chose Central Florida

Well maintained, comfortable and spacious lake front home. All that you need is provided for a wonderful, relaxing get-away. Don't miss spending time at night on the dock star-gazing. The night sky is so clear, the stars are unbelievably bright and visible! Jon Boat with paddles and life vests available for your use to "catch your dinner." Friendly small town folks make you feel at home whether dining at the best breakfast diner we've ever found or shopping at Publix. Several good restaurants are less than 10 minutes away. Great bike paths are close by and we provide the bikes!

What makes this house unique

A quiet street, great for biking and walking. A beautiful lake to enjoy every day. Relax in the screened in porch and watch the world go by including our favorite Sandhill cranes and bald eagles. Light the lakeside fire pit and enjoy an old fashioned evening making s'mores. Inside, you can also appreciate the ambiance of dining by a fire with a wonderful view of the lake from just about anywhere in the house!


Lake Placid House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Lakefront
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen Bed with 2 closets and plenty of drawer space. Queen Sofa Sleeper in the Living Room.
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Sleeps up to 4 Adults Washer/Dryer Newly remodeled Bathroom Newly remodeled Kitchen with: New Wood Cabinets and Pantry New Refirgerator New Cook-top Stove Microwave Oven Toaster Oven Coffee Maker All Cooking Utensils & Dishes Cable TV with DVD All Linens & Towels Gas BBQ Grill Private Dock Sandy Beach


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

Sebring Fl


  • 4 of 5

The house was very well furnished with all the essentials needed. We would definitely recommend to others and would stay here again. The only downside was the fishing which was poor in the afternoons due to the wind which no one can predict or control.

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Relaxing Holiday

  • 5 of 5

This house/cottage was clean and bright with all the amenities. It is a very quiet area with only the egrets, herons, squirrels and one mud turtle to keep you company. The house is well furnished with comfortable seating and the bedroom bed was wonderful. The lanai overlooking the water was a fabulous room for breakfast, lunch, reading and just vegging out. The sandy beach was clear of weeds and you could walk out and swim or just float on the water chairs provided. We really had a great relaxing holiday.

  • Submitted: Dec 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you and we are so glad you enjoyed your stay! Please join us again in the future. Best wishes, Joan and Lewis
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Dayton, Ohio

Peaceful, relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Everything you need is there at the house. Wonderful screen porch with comfy furniture and large dining table. Perfect for watching the beauty of the lake. Plenty of bird visitors including a barred owl. The sandy beach by the dock provides easy access to the clear water of Lake Francis for a refreshing dip. So peaceful and relaxing. The owners are easy to work with and made our stay perfect.

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect lakefront vacation!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay! We brought our 2 labs and they had a blast too! The house had everything we needed and then some. Half of the things we brought, we didn't even need. It was very relaxing and peaceful and we loved sitting out back on the patio to eat our meals. We enjoyed swimming, fishing and floating around in the many rafts that were provided. It was a perfect lake vacation. We will definitely be back!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very relaxing would stay again great view of the lake from the patio and inside the house .

  • 5 of 5

It was a wonderful place to stay and relaxing . Nice quiet neighbor hood . Enjoyed boating, riding bikes,walking swimming and floating on the floats the house was very equipped inside and out . Loved to sit on the patio all through out the day it's big and lots of places to sit and it was screened in. Also it had a nice beach errands. I really liked the way the house and patio was Decorated will be back to stay

Thanks Stephen & Catherine

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Catherine and Stephen, We are so glad you enjoyed your time at the lake. It is special place and a great get away. We look forward to having you stay with us again! Thank you, Joan Gilbert
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Pinellas Park

Quiet and Relaxing!!!

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying here. Very quiet and relaxing. The back porch was perfect to sit out and enjoy the lake view. The house had everything we needed. The owners are very accommodating and quick to respond to our questions. Could not be more pleased with our stay. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay. Please join us again in the future when you are ready for some fun and relaxing lake time!
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Rates & Availability

Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Sep 5 2017 - Dec 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50
Refundable damage deposit $200

Nightly Rate: $95

Weekly Rate: $500

Monthly Rate: $1400

Monthly Rate: $1200 - $1400

Available for Nightly(2 night minimum), Weekly and Monthly rentals:
Monthly: $1,200 - $1,400 per month - (includes utilities and taxes)
January - March - 3 month Minimum ($1,400)
Weekly(Monday - Monday): $500 to $600.00 (holidays) per week (includes utilities and taxes)
Daily Rate - $95 - $115 (Holidays) (Nightly requires 2 night minimum)
Damage/Security Deposit: 1/2 Rental Rate deposit required with reservation. (to be returned upon satisfactory check-out)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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