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Private Lakefront Retreat

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Property Details

Updated: Jan 14, 2017
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
  • Swimming pool
  • Bookable online

About the property

Estate, 4 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, 8 Sleeps

Come and escape into a beautiful, private lakefront estate on 1.43 acres on Lake Henry (with direct access to Lake June) with private fishing dock and boat launch. Surrounded by orange groves on three sides for privacy, detached 2+ garage and 150 feet of lake frontage that offers the perfect get away for a week, a month or longer ... but within close proximity of urban conveniences.

The Watters estate home provides all the basic comforts and forms of entertainment for all. Including a workout area with treadmill, elliptical and weights. An entertainment room with small bar area with a Pool Table. Screened porch with BBQ in the back overlooking the lake and private screened outdoor pool, and a full kitchen and dining area for seating up to six guests.

In addition, the estate offers 3 bedrooms with king size beds to sleep up to 6 people. Along with a Bunk Bed, Full-sized futon and aerobed that can sleep another four in the 20X20 entertainment/workout room.

Nearby attractions include Lake June State Park, Sebring Raceway

Keywords: House, Lake, Pool, dock, waterfront, boat ramp, secluded, quiet

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Recent Review

About the Owner

Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
January 14, 2017

4 Reviews

5/5 -
(4 traveler reviews)


Absolutely the most perfect family vacation home!

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely the most perfect family vacation home! My family enjoyed the swimming pool, fishing/dock, nature, and pool table. We cooked at home most every meal and sat down together at the dinner table for most every meal-something we don’t do often with busy work schedules. My grandchildren were outside every day and enjoyed each day-they were exhausted by 8:00 PM and fell right to sleep. We had to leave on Friday and Saturday morning my three year old grandson woke up and asked my son if we could go back to the lake house today. They already want to go back-we relaxed and laughed all day long. Thank you John and Patty for sharing your home with us. We want to come back next year. Lisa the Property Manager was very attentive and immediately fixed the only minor issue we faced (battery in smoke alarm needed to be changed). She was also kind to bring me a brochure and calendar of community activities. Great experience…lifelong memories.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Awesome Place!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first stay in the Lake Placid area and boy did we love it. John and Patty's house was right on Lake Henry and at the edge of an orange orchard...very private. A rare find. We spent many hours fishing, watching wildlife (those turtles!) and playing pool. The house is nicely done with plenty of space. We enjoyed sitting on the patio reading on rainy days. When the brother-in-law brought his boat we really got to explore the lake and we were able to use the house's boat ramp. Jaxson's and Dock 633 are a short drive from the house and both are worth visiting. Lake Placid is a great small town and we met several really nice people. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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spacious, clean, and delightfully peaceful!

  • 5 of 5

The Smith Sisters (4 of us) enjoyed the Watters House for a whole week. Everybody had their own sleeping space and privacy when wanted, and plenty of room to gather together and reminisce, whether on the screened in porch, in the dining room, or out in the screened in pool.

There were some hotly contested billiard games, card games and wine tasting most every day.

The house is very nicely furnished and complete with appliances, dishes, flat wear and cooking utensils. Just bring food and wine and settle in!

We did dine out in the evening, recommend The Watering Hole on hwy 27, north of Lake Placid, and Chicanes@The Inn on the Lakes, also on Hwy.27 , just outside of Sebring.

Highly recommend for a relaxing Florida getaway, the weather was perfect in March.

  • Submitted: Mar 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Property

  • 5 of 5

Our family spent “spring break” in Lake Placid, and were fortunate to find “Watters Estate.” Certainly, I have not personally visited every rental home in Lake Placid, but I can say with reasonable confidence that there is no home quite like Watters Estate.

The home sits between Lake Henry and a large orange grove. Therefore, you have wonderful privacy, peace, and space to enjoy. Lake Henry is one of the smaller lakes of the area, but is a lovely, calm lake that is still big enough to enjoy water activities, including fishing, and water skiing. During our week, we experienced little other lake traffic. If you wish to expand your lake experience, a shallow canal on the south side of lake provides access to Lake June (provided the water levels are high enough, which they were for our 18-foot I/O bowrider during our stay). The property has a simple, dirt boat ramp that can be used to launch your boat, however you may prefer to use the larger, concrete ramp in Lake June, depending on the size of your boat and type of vehicle you have. (After a rainy day, I was unable to get my loaded trailer out of the water due to lack of 4-wheel-drive.)

The home is an eclectic blend of eras and styles, but is wonderfully spacious and very comfortable. The kitchen provides all the tools necessary, and the gas grill is new and clean. All appliances are current and worked perfectly. The pool table provided a great activity for our family when we were not on the lake. The detached pool and patio was clean with lots of sitting areas.

The dock and boat lift complete the home, and provide quick access to the lake.

The owners were very pleasant by e-mail, and there are local caretakers who are “on call” if an issue with the home were to arise.

I look forward to spending many future vacations at Watters Estate!

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
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Activity and Interests

Car: necessary

Lake June State Park, Sebring Raceway, water sports ...

Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $175
Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Tax Rate 9.0%

Holiday Daily/Weekly Rates subject to defer.
$175 Cleaning Fee required on all stays.
Damage deposit required on all stays.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Updated: Jan 14, 2017
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Property Type

  • estate


  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Dining Area

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool


  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • Lake View
  • Lakefront

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • jet skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


  • Bathroom 1 - toilet, tub, shower, Master Bathroom
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet, combination tub/shower, Upstairs Bathroom
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet, tub, Entertainment Room Bathroom
  • Half Bathroom - toilet


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king, Master Bedroom (Main Level)
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king, Upstairs Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 king, Upstairs Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon, Entertainment Room (Bunk Bed, Futon and Aerobed available)


  • Guests provide their own meals


  • * Outdoor Pool (enclosed) * Boat ramp and dock on property * Pool Table * Exercise equipment: Treadmill and Elliptical * Linens and towels provided * Kitchen stock with basic cookware and dishes * Satellite TV in Living Room and Entertainment/Exercise room * Wireless Internet * Fireplace * BBQ

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