Winter Garden House Rental Photos and Description
Private Lakefront Home: 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Fireplace, Deck, Canoe, Giant Oaks
A quiet lakefront oasis conveniently located close to Central Florida's vacation mecca, but tucked away from the maddening crowds, this lovely property enjoys easy access to the Florida Turnpike, State Roads 50, 535, 417, 429, and 408 which get you quickly and easily (half-hour) to Disney, Universal, Sea World, I-Drive Attractions, Kennedy Space Center and Cocoa Beach--all points north, east, south, and west.
Play the day away in Central Florida's vacation mecca, but rest, restore, and recuperate here! Located on picturesque Lake Johns, one of the area's best fishing lakes, this lovely family home is a mere mile from Oakland, famous for its ancient oaks, and moments from quaint, historic Winter Garden, with its array of shops and cafes, and home of the acclaimed Chef's Table*, The Garden Theatre, featuring live shows, including plays, dance and musical presentations, and classic movies**, a Saturday's Farmer Market*** and West Orange's famous rail-to-trail**** that connects Oakland and Winter Garden, all special extras. Walk, jog, run, bike, or skate from Oakland to downtown Winter Garden where shaded swings, ice cream shoppes, and sidewalk sipping spots await! Medical facilities, including hospital, golf, movie theaters, shopping villages and an array of restaurants make this beautiful and friendly community a can't-be-beat gem for vacationers or snow birds.
Turnkey Move In: This hideaway is fully furnished and tastefully decorated in a clean, traditional style. We provide linens, cookware, dishes and utensils. Utilities and services include: power, water, trash pickup, pest prevention, lawn care, WiFi Internet and cable TV.
The Home Features: Three Bedrooms, all with a flat-screen television and DVD player;
Master Bedroom with king bed, new memory foam mattress, new carpet, walk-in closet, private bathroom, flat-screen television and DVD player, and screened porch with lakefront view and rockers;
Second Bedroom with king bed, double closet, new carpet, flat-screen TV and DVD player, wood-shuttered windows open to lakefront;
Third Bedroom has day bed with additional pull-out bottom bed, sleeps two and adjoins sitting room;
Sitting room has flat-screen television and DVD player and opens onto lakefront deck that is perfect for sipping your favorite beverage while watching dazzling winter sun
sets, a dark-sky star field, or migratory bird visitors;
A fully-equipped, remodeled kitchen with breakfast nook;
A separate dining room;
A living/TV room with flat screen HDTV and DVD player; massage recliners and fireplace;
Ceiling fans throughout home;
Washer and dryer in laundry room off kitchen;
Canoe, paddles, life vests;
Historic live oaks, with swings.
Lake John Circle is an intimate neighborhood in West Orange County that sits on a beautiful north shore cove of Lake John, one of Central Florida's loveliest lakes.
No Smoking and no Pets. This our family home and ask that you treat it with respect and care.
Remember that this is wild Florida and that any animals that you find are wild as well. Please do not approach or touch any of the wildlife.
- Long-term Renters Welcome
- Minimum Age Limit for Renters
- non smoking only
- not suitable for children
- pets considered
About Dee Rivers-Yowell
This property has been owned and occupied and lovingly cared for by the same family since the 1930s. The current home, built in 1957, replaced the family's original Florida Cracker home, which was claimed by the state when the Florida Turnpike was constructed.
Dee Rivers-Yowell purchased this house in 1957
Why Dee Rivers-Yowell chose Winter Garden
In the midst of Central Florida's enormous development over the last four decades, every now and then one comes upon a place of peace reminiscent of Old Florida. This property is one of those, sitting beneath an ancient Heritage Oak, thousands of years old and on a cove once occupied by the area's Native Americans. In fact, in the 1980s, during a drought, a dug-out canoe, a thousand years old, was found along the shore in front of the house. It can be seen at the Orange County Historical Museum. From the deck, sunsets are breath-taking, and the nocturnal chorus from the lake's occupants is wonderful: frogs of many species, crickets, even bull gators. Away from light pollution, the night sky is a beautiful starry canopy, and breezes in the treetops is a lullaby.
What makes this house unique
Location, location, location: where easy access to everything meets the peace of natural Florida.