The lakefront cottage was better than I could have hoped. I had planned to take my husband camping for his birthday, but the weekend forecast encou...
The lakefront cottage was better than I could have hoped. I had planned to take my husband camping for his ...
Lakefront Cottage with a Private Dock near Ocala National Forest in Orange Springs, FloridaOrange Springs, Florida (United States)
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· Kid-friendly · Pets allowed · Barbecue
This lakefront cottage overlooks 300 feet of shoreline on the banks of Miles Kale Lake near Ocala National Forest, Florida, and can accommodate up to seven guests. With its own substantial dock and concrete boat ramp, guests will have everything they need to make this a glamping experience to remember.
The rental consists of one large bedroom with one lovely queen-size bed, two twin beds with new pillow-top mattresses, and one futon. There is one shared bathroom and linens and towels are included, as well as some additional amenities such as a hairdryer.
The living area is beautifully furnished and boasts hand-finished tongue and groove pine paneling. There is plenty of comfortable furniture to relax on after a long day of exploring the outdoors, and there is a TV with satellite and cable to ensure guests are kept well entertained. The kitchen is fully equipped with everything guests might need to realize their culinary ambitions, with amenities including (but not limited to) a refrigerator, an oven, a stove, a grill, and a microwave. The dining room has a gorgeous wooden table that seats six.
Outside, there is a lovely screened porch that receives a welcome breeze during the warmer months, where guests will be able to comfortably admire the lake view with some afternoon refreshment. There is also a barbecue and some outdoor furniture for dining al fresco. Read More
- Lounge/Living room
- Queen-size bed
- Kitchen equipment
- Outdoor furniture
- Shared Kitchen
- Shared Barbecue
- Dining table
- Air conditioning
Guests at the property will have access to a substantial dock, a concrete boat ramp, and a selection of paddle boats, making it the perfect place for glampers wishing to make the most out of the beautiful surrounding lake. There is also a screened porch and a barbecue grill on the property which guests are warmly invited to use.Read More
Location + Surroundings
- Bus station
- Health facility
- Tourism office
- Fuel station
- Train station
- Amusement park
- Movie theater
This gorgeous property is located on the banks of Miles Kale Lake near Orange Springs in Florida. Guests will enjoy 300 feet of stunning shoreline right from their front door, away from the hustle and bustle of city life. There are plenty of interesting nearby attractions such as the Silver Springs Garden and Ocala National Forest which are both magnificent in different ways and well worth a visit. The chance to experience the vast wilderness of the area is a must when staying in this fabulous location. Jacksonville International Airport is situated 85 miles away and is accessible by car in under two hours. Read More
- Horseback riding
Miles Kale Lake, which the property overlooks, is a sand-bottomed lake making it great for swimming, fishing, and boating. With canoes, kayaks, and a dock on the property itself, glampers could not be better placed to make the most of the water-based activities on offer!
There are a number of breath-taking hiking trails that are sure to enchant glampers in the Horseshoe Lake Park, which would make for a wonderful day out. Ocala National Forest offers guests the opportunity to view stunning wildlife while being surrounded by majestic views. There are also three public golf courses to choose from in the surrounding area, in the directions of Ocala, Palatka, and Gainesville.
- Infants allowed Under 2 years old
- Children allowed 2-12 years old
- Pets allowed additional charge
- No parties
- Some spaces are shared
- The host does not offer refunds once a booking is confirmed.
Pets are welcome on the property for an additional fee of $22.
Guests are also advised that rates for longer stays are available at a discounted price.