Our Cottage has an Efficiency unit at the back with it's own entrance, bath, and fully functional kitchenette. There is a sleeping loft above with a full size bed and a full futon below. It's a small space, but has everything that you need with two closets, lots of shelves, and a fully equipped kitchen.
Please see our other Orlando listing: "Lakeside Cottage-close to all!" for complete information and pictures of the property including the Efficiency.
PLEASE CONTACT US PRIOR TO ATTEMPTING A BOOKING. Rates and availability may vary. If booking for a US holiday, or anytime in the December-January period, the rates may be substantially higher. We may need specific information from you in order to coordinate reservations. It is best to let us send you an offer with the correct pricing and details to suit your circumstances. Plus, we'd generally like to learn something about you and hear that you have actually read what is written here!
We want to hear something about you and your group to make sure that you will be happy here BEFORE there is a reservation. If you write us and describe your group and plans, we can get back to you promptly. Both host and guest must approve any proposed reservation. We need to hear from you in order to feel comfortable having you as guests. Describe your interest and situation and let us make the offer, please!
The sleeping loft is accessed via a custom ladder. Wireless Internet and video/DVD playback are provided. The Efficiency has a direct view of the volleyball courts and lakefront through the French doors and the window above the breakfast table.
Early Florida lake homes were often oriented facing the water instead of the street. The lake side is where the fun is and the street side is just how you get there! Our property is an extreme example of this philosophy. We are secluded from the street by tree cover and fencing. When you drive into the property you are in a large parking area that is almost entirely hidden from the street. This serves as a buffer for the recreation areas that are beyond the main structures.
On the lake side we have two full-size beach volleyball courts, a covered pavilion area, a double-decker boat house, and a bonfire pit and hammock area down by the water. We are currently working on an outside kitchen set-up so that we can host our volleyball picnics without need to walk up to the house.
Thank you for looking! Again, please contact prior to booking. Specific rates may apply or we may need specific information in order to coordinate reservations.
Thank you for considering staying with us!
-Sam & Meredith
Please be respectful! Ask questions about anything that you don't understand or have a problem with. We're much better at answering specific questions than reading minds!
There is no smoking inside -- and if you smoke outside, please put your cigarette butts in a plastic bag rather than taking them in or in an open can.
Ample parking on property. 24 hour private access with key-less code to be provided not more than two weeks prior to arrival.
Sam was great in accommodating for my last minute decision to stay a night in Orlando. Despite our differences in scheduling, he was very flexible and easy to get ahold of. My visit at the Lakeside cottage was very pleasant! Would recommend this place to anyone.
This host was kind & very accommodating when I requested a last minute booking. He was flexible and communication was prompt, though there was a point when he couldn't receive my messages.
The apartment itself had everything we needed and was convenient to visit Disneyworld. The area is cheaper than downtown Disney which was a plus. I did expect the apartment to be cleaner, especially the bathroom, but it was nice to have the extra space and it definitely served our purposes.
Al llegar a la casa nos llevamos una gran de decepción. La descripción era correcta: sin paredes, una cama en un altillo... el propietario era atento, pero estaba falta de limpieza, muy dejada tanto por dentro como por fuera, la escalera para subir al altillo no era segura ya que se balanceaba bastante y la nevera contenía alimentos de los anteriores inquilinos y olía mal. Yo no la recomiendo y no volvería allí.
Simple clean efficient housing fair price beautiful lake good for a few people or a big group.
this worked out great the dock was nice and the travel to and from Universal Studios was easy. Our hot was welcoming and accomodating.
I booked a reservation the day Of and Sam came through! Very friendly and accommodated us to everything we needed. Be sure to READ what you are reserving. He has 3 places he rents out on the property. The description says entire home but there is a door that connects two of the rentals so we had to be quiet and mindful of our neighbors. The rental itself was a bit smaller than expected, but for only staying one night it was perfect. Will definitely be reserving again in the future!
To be honest, we felt that the cottage was rather small (not enough space to place all the shopping we did in Orlando!) but overall, it was a good place to crash for the 4 of us. Sam was really helpful and personally waited for us to check us in and inform us of what to look out for. Great location, 15 mins drive from airport and within driving distance to most attractions/factory outlets.
To clarify: Yumin and her party of 4 stayed in the Lakeside Cottage -- Efficiency, which is by definition a one-room space (with a sleeping loft above). I agree completely that it is a rather small space for 4 people. But it is not up to me to say that you can't have 4 of you in there if you understand the layout and the sleeping arrangement, which I am always very careful to explain to prospective guests, including Yumin. Glad you enjoyed the Outlet malls and had a nice stay overall!
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