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Tropical, Two BR, Dog-Friendly Cottage in Downtown Lake Worth

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 660 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

This charming two bedroom cottage in the heart of Lake Worth is a wonderful mix of tropical serenity, downtown convenience, and beachside peacefulness.

Built in 1924, this historic home combines classic finishes -- like a claw-foot bath tub and hardwood floors -- with modern conveniences -- like blanket WiFi and remote-controlled ceiling fans in most rooms.

Just want to hang around the house? Sleep late and then enjoy coffee on the deck, overlooking the private, dog-friendly yard bursting with foliage (papaya, mango, and nectarine trees, as well as six different varieties of palm trees), within earshot of the waterfall. Make a snack in the recently updated kitchen, or grill some fresh fish on the gas grill out back. Kick off your flip-flops and watch cable television on the 36-inch high-def tv. Check email using the house's complimentary WiFi. Have a hot shower either under the leaves in the private outdoor shower, or in the claw-foot tub in the recently renovated bathroom.

Feel like going out? Within two blocks, you'll find bars, restaurants, shopping, and nightlife. Attire ranges from suit-and-tie to swimsuits-and-beach-shoes; it all depends on you! You can also easily walk to Lake Worth's brand new grocery store, a bank, a drugstore, the post office, a movie theater, a playhouse, a gym, and a bus stop, all of which are within three blocks of the house. If you're feeling active, Lake Worth's Municipal Golf Course, public boat launch, and brand new Kayak Launch (opening spring 2012) are all about 3/4 mile away.

Feel like exploring? Borrow the beach cruisers and pedal along the scenic bike route, past numerous historic homes adjacent to the Intracoastal Waterway. Keep your eyes open for manatees chomping on sea grass!

Ready to hit the beach? Borrow the house's beach gear (umbrella, chairs, towels, cooler, noodles), and walk, bike, or drive 1.5 miles to Lake Worth's public beach, which also has a recently-renovated fishing pier (that rents fishing gear).

Want to see some other towns? Lake Worth is located in the middle of Palm Beach County. In just a short drive, you can easily reach West Palm Beach, Delray Beach, Boca Raton, and Jupiter. Roger Dean Stadium, which hosts Spring Training each year for both the Florida Marlins and the St Louis Cardinals, is just 21 miles north.

If you're flying to Lake Worth, the closest commercial airports are Palm Beach International (7.5 miles) and Fort Lauderdale International (43 miles). (If you're flying your own plane, Lantana's Palm Beach County Park Airport is 4 miles away.) If you're driving to Lake Worth, this house is 1.5 miles off I-95.

Keywords: Two bedroom, dog-friendly, downtown Lake Worth, cottage, fenced, tropical yard

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 21, 2017

Amenities

Mango Groves House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 660 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
Theme:
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
Notes:
The entire yard is surrounded by a fence, so you can let your pets outside without worry. The back yard also features a pond with a waterfall, a fire pit, an outdoor dining area, and an outdoor shower with hot and cold running water. Private, off-street parking is always available. If you want to park a trailer and boat (up to 18'), please let us know. Lake Worth's boat launch is in Bryant Park, which is only 3/4 of a mile away. Oh, and there's a hair dryer at the house!

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(27 traveler reviews)

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Tropical, Two BR, Dog-Friendly Cottage in Downtown Lake Worth
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 27 reviews
Hendersonville, NC
5

Restfull time away!

  • 5 of 5

Well cared for older cottage with a shady backyard that our Golden Doodle loved exploring. Near Publics and the ever improving Lake Worth historic area. We made it to the Lake Worth Pier, just across the intercoastal waterway, to enjoy the beach and two of our favorite restaurants- Mulligans and Bennies on the Beach. We enjoyed this quite little hideaway very much!

  • Submitted: May 26, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great cottage. Loved our stay.

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I loved our stay at the cottage. The place was cozy and comfortable. The backyard was great for sitting out to enjoy morning coffee or an evening drink. Very convenient walk of 2 or 3 blocks to town for restaurants, bars and shops. Willy was great to work with and checked in with us via email a couple times to ensure everything was good with us. Would definitely recommend.

  • Submitted: May 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Another fantastic month!

  • 5 of 5

Our second year at this perfect cottage. The interior has been tastefully updated, the backyard is perfect for our lab mix and the location is within walking distance of everything Lake Worth has to offer. Great restaurants, great music, parks, the arts and culture are all available locally in a town described to us as "Key West 40 years ago!" . The owner is incredible responsive and everything works as it's supposed to. A family wedding may impact our ability to come back next year but we're already planning on 2019!

  • Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

WONDERFUL STAY

  • 5 of 5

This was a great place to stay and convenient to many areas. Property owner is great to work with. We will be returning in the future.

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Tina! I'm glad you had a nice time. Happy to host you when you return!
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5

Amazing place, highly recommended

  • 5 of 5

I stayed here for a week and have already reserved my next 2 stays. The house is perfect for any type of travel. I am in South Florida for work, but the setup and everything about the house makes me feel like I'm on a nice beach vacation when I'm there. It's even nicer and prettier than the pictures. I spent most of my time on the back porch, the backyard setup is amazing with the charcoal grill and fountains. You have literally EVERYTHING that you could possiblyou need here. The owner is a fantastic communicator and will make sure you are taken care of. I could go on and on-do yourself a favor and go enjoy this great house.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Andrew. I'm glad you've enjoyed yourself. You've been a model guest, and I would happily host you any time!
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5

Great cottage!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed for a week and had such a great stay. The house is so cozy and cute and had everything we needed. Our dog loved the backyard, as did we. It's very private, relaxing and quiet. Being able to walk to the grocery store and the downtown area was great. We highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so glad you had a nice time. You were great guests, and I'd be happy to host you again, any time!
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Map

Nearest Point of Interest
Main strip of bars and restaurants...
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Publix Grocery Store
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Lake Worth Municipal Golf Course
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Lake Worth Beach
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US Post Office
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CVS Pharmacy
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Bamboo Room
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Lake Worth Public Boat Launch
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Starbucks
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The Cottage
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South Shores Tavern
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Lake Worth Public Library

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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