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Babson Park Crooked Lake Waterfront Home

4 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


Minimum Stay
7 nights


Babson Park House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Seven (7) night minimum stay required. Remodeled & fully furnished concrete block home with 3 bedrooms/ 2 full baths. Huge covered lanai overlooks the lake with private beach area. Large kitchen with adjacent dining room & spacious family room. Directly on beautiful, clear water, 5500 acre Crooked Lake. Swim, jet ski, fish or just lay back and view the breathtaking sunsets. Many believe Crooked Lake to be one of the best lakes in Florida, being one of just three lakes designated by the State of Florida as 'Special and Outstanding Waters'. Crooked Lake is nestled in the Florida ridge 'highlands', in a valley next to the highest land in the State. Crooked Lake is well known for hosting bass tournaments & Winter Speckled Perch (Crappie) fishing is great - some of the best in Florida. Pristine, clear water (rare in Florida lakes) is great for swimming or boating. Crooked Lake is a deep water 20 to 30 ft lake. Winter visitors welcome. We will consider small pets under 20 lbs with a maximum of two (2) pets, with an extra deposit required. Central Florida location, only a short drive to all theme parks, Disney, Sea World, Universal Studios and Florida's white sandy beaches. Babson Park is a quaint city of Lake Wales, with shopping, restaurants, and antiquing only 10 miles away. Numerous golf courses located nearby. Crooked Lake State Park nature area with walking/biking trails is within walking distance of the house. Public boat ramp is also within walking distance of the house.

Keywords: Fully furnished large 3BD/2BA home, located on Crooked Lake in Babson Park, Florida with private beach. Weekly or monthly rates available.

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  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets considered

Sharon Wright
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
December 30, 2015
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based on 4 traveler reviews

Babson Park Crooked Lake Waterfront Home
average rating of 4.75 based on 4 reviews

We'll Be Back!

  • 5 of 5

We just completed our second wonderful stay at "The Lake House" in as many years. Centrally located (1.5 hours or less from "everything" - Disney/Universal/Orlando, Space Center/Indian River/East Coast, Tampa/St Petersburg/West Coast) for those touring central Florida. Nice quiet neighborhood, boat launch just down the lane and the Crooked Lake Prairie Natural Area within walking distance (for a cool morning jog or afternoon hike). Very comfortable and well appointed vacation home with incomparable views to the north across a broad reach of Crooked lake. Enjoyed spending quiet mornings with a good book and a cup of coffee on the large covered deck interrupted only by the resident birds (Bald Eagle, Osprey, Sandhill Cranes, Cardinals, Blue Jays . . .). Evening barbecue on the same deck while enjoying the play of sunlight until dusk sets in with twinkling lights showing from homes across the water. Life as it was meant to be enjoyed! Thanks for all you've done to make this a favorite of our's and our kids (14 and 8).

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house

  • 5 of 5

Great house, clean and very well kept. Had everything we needed. Would highly recommend. We loved sitting on the back deck overlooking the lake having coffee and surfing the web!

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kirts Vacation

  • 5 of 5

What a beatiful, clean getaway. Just the right distance away from town, to enjoy the lake. Very quiet area, can't wait to get back.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Delightfully private, rural, and quiet

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I stayed a week here in early January. The house is on a large lot with shrubbery separating yard from neighbors in back which is on lake front. We like quiet and non-touristy places. This met the bill. We saw bald eagles, osprey, sandhill cranes, yard birds every day. A preserve with walking trails was a quarter mile away. Local roads had little traffic, and so biking was safe. Within 40 minute drive, you can access Lake Kissimmee St. Park with kayak rentals and lots of trails. Lake Wales is 20 minutes away with Bok Tower and restaurants. It was 1.5 hr drive to Disney World. This is Old Florida, where the groves are located.

The house is nicely furnished, especially the kitchen which is spacious and well outfitted. Beds were comfortable. The only small caveat I offer is that the third bedroom is across the house from the bathroom. That was not a consideration for us since it was just the two of us plus two small well-behaved dogs.

The owner/managers are easy to work with and want to make their guests comfortable.

We would definitely go back.

  • Submitted: Jan 25, 2012
  • Stayed: Jan 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Babson Park House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Master bath has walk-in shower. Guest bath has tub/shower combination. Both bathrooms are newly remodeled.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Queen size Beds (4), Twin or Single Beds (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets considered ...
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing

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