Lake Howard Hideway

Cozy 1 BR Apt on Lake Howard with Lanai Patio, Dock & Kayaks

1 BR
1 Bath
Sleeps 4


Nestled along the tranquil shores of Lake Howard, this cozy studio apartment retreat offers breathtaking water views, modern amenities, and easy access to local attractions and direct access to the Chain of Lakes. Enjoy a relaxing getaway with the perfect room for a long weekend or a longer stay with a kitchenette, and a lakeside covered patio. This one bedroom studio apartment offers a comfortable setting for your restful night's sleep with a queen bedroom & a full size sleeper sofa. The bedroom has an LG 50" Smart TV & living area a 50" Samsung TV. The spacious bathroom has double vanities, a bathtub as well as a walk-in shower with grab bars and the option of a shower chair if needed for our guests. The kitchenette is set up with all the essentials for making simple meals with the stovetop or microwave, refrigerator and even has a washer/dryer combination for taking care of laundry. For dining, we have a bistro table & two chairs inside or the option to dine on the covered patio with four chairs making outdoor living easy to access!

The Hideaway studio provides beautiful "shared" common spaces with the main home in the backyard for sitting, swinging, grilling, docking your boat or jet ski, kayaking and enjoying the lake lifestyle. The nearest boat launch is walking distance from the property. There is designated parking at the front of the property for our guests up to two vehicles. There is a private entrance to the apartment on the left side of the home with a gated entry. If you would like to bring a boat or jet skis to the property, you are welcome to secure them to the dock. We would ask that you please advise property manager of this before your arrival.

**NOTE: Full-time Residents are On-Site in Main Home

Whether you’re here for water activities, exploring nearby parks, or simply unwinding, this property promises a delightful stay in the heart of Winter Haven. Book now for an unforgettable lakeside escape!

Legoland & Peppa Pig Theme Parks are within 6.5 miles of the property & accessible by boat. Disney Parks are only 31 miles from the home and 49 miles from Orlando International Airport, Downtown Tampa 50 mi, Publix Grocery 3 mi., Downtown Winter Haven 2 mi.


Main Bedroom - Queen bed - Nightstand with reading lamp - Closet - LG 50" Smart TV - Bathroom with a walk-in shower, separate tub & shower and spacious vanity, dressing area.

Living room - Full size sleeper sofa, Samsung 50" Smart TV, bistro table & 2 chairs

Covered patio - Table with four chairs


- Fully-equipped kitchen with cooktop, microwave, refrigerator

- SHARED SPACE - Backyard with gazebo, swing & propane grill, boat dock, 2 kayaks

- Full-time Residents are On-Site in Main Home

- Direct & convenient access to Lake Howard and the Chain of Lakes

- Public boat launch within walking distance of the property

- Lanai off of the bedroom with a dining table & 4 chairs

- All-in-one washer & dryer

- Free WIFI

- Non-Smoking, please! This is a family friendly property. You will be charged $250 if it's found there was smoking within the home.

- Designated parking for maximum two cars is available

- Prior to your visit, we will send you an email with directions and full instructions.

NO PETS ALLOWED (No exceptions)



Remote keyless entry * Smoke detectors * Fire Extinguisher


Check-in: After 4:00 PM

Checkout: 10:00 AM


Extended Stays - Any reservation exceeding 27 nights will be required to pay an additional cleaning fee each month that the stay extends. Cleaning will be coordinated with the management team. The additional cost will be added to your reservation after confirmation.


50 1/2 Lake Howard Dr SW Winter Haven, FL 33880

Sleeping Arrangements

Main Bedroom Queen
Living Room Full

Bathroom Configuration

Main Bathroom: Shower, Toilet, Tub

Property Rules

Check In: After 4pm
Check Out: Before 10am
Smoking: Not Allowed


"Renters must be 25 years of age"
Accessible parking spot
Air Conditioning
BBQ Grill
Bathroom Step Free Access
Bbq Area
Bird Watching
Boat Dock
Children Welcome
Cleaning Disinfection
Clothes Dryer
Coffee Maker
Covered Patio
Dining Table
Dishes And Silverware
Dishes Utensils
Enhanced Cleaning
Fire Extinguisher
Free Parking
Free Wifi
Garden or Backyard
Grab Rails in Shower
Grab Rails in Toilet
Hair Dryer
Handheld Shower Head
Ice Maker
Internet Access
Iron Board
Iron and Board
Lake Front
Lake View
Lanai Gazebo Covered
Linens High Temp Wash
Minimum Age Limit
No Smoking
Path To Entrance Lit at Night
Pets Not Allowed
Private Entrance
Satellite Or Cable
Satellite or Cable
Screened Patio
Self Check-In
Self Checkin Checkout
Skiing Water
Washing Machine
Water View
Car Necessary
Long Term Stays Allowed
Theme Parks
Ac or Air Conditioning
Bed Linens
Common Surface Disinfectant Cleaned
Hot Water
House Cleaning Optional
Smart Tv
Smoke Detector



Frequently Asked Questions

HOUSE RULES - please acknowledge
1-PLEASE no parties, we want you to enjoy each other and have a great time but disruptive parties are not permitted. Observation of quiet hours (10p – 8a) must be observed. Loud music and outdoor entertainment are prohibited. This is a residential neighborhood and the authorities will be called if you cause a disturbance. Please be respectful.
2- Tenant and any guest of Tenant shall obey all laws of the state of Florida, as well as local laws, at all times while they are on the premises. Failure to abide by the laws of FL or the above rules may cause tenant to be asked to vacate the premises and forfeit all rents and deposits.
3- PETS are not allowed at our property.  If a pet is found to have been in the property, you will be charged the $125 pet fee.  
If you are bringing a service animal, please advise the property manager before arrival. 
4 - Parking is available in the driveway.  Please do not park in the street or on the grass.
5- Treat this home as if it were your own, please report damages to your host immediately. If damages are determined to be caused by tenant misuse, it may result in fees to make repairs.
6- Smoking or vaping of any kind and burning of any substances including incense is not permitted in the property and if detected there will be a $300 charge and possible eviction with no refunds.
7- Family Rental Only - Reservations are not made by or for a minor, defined as any person under the age of 25.
8- Sleeping Capacity/Disturbances - Tenant and all other occupants will be required to vacate the premises and forfeit the rental fee and security deposit for any of the following: Occupancy exceeding the sleeping capacity of people noted in the listing, using the premises for any illegal activity, causing damage to the premises rented or to any of the neighboring properties and any other acts which interferes with neighbors' right to quiet enjoyment of their premises.
9 Housekeeping- There is no daily maid service. Linens and towels are included and not to be taken from the unit. An initial setup of trash liners, bathroom paper, soap is provided. There is a one time cleaning fee.  NOTE: Bookings exceeding one month will be charged an additional cleaning fee per month and cleaning will be organized with management.  
10- Utilities - No compensation will be given for temporary outage of electricity, gas, water or internet service or Pool/spa heating issues. Outages will be reported immediately and all efforts will be made to have them restored as soon as possible. 
11- Maintenance- Please report any maintenance needs for the premises to us and we will respond as quickly as possible. Refunds will not be made for maintenance issues including, but not limited to heating and air conditioning, appliances, televisions, and stereos, internet.
12- FIREWORKS are NOT allowed in the community.
13- Extended Stays - Any reservation exceeding 27 nights will be required to pay an additional cleaning fee each month that the stay extends. Cleaning will be coordinated with the management team. The additional cost will be added to your reservation after confirmation.
14- Hold Harmless - iTrip or the Owner, does not assume any liability for loss, damage or injury to persons or their personal property. Neither does owner accept any liability for any inconveniences, damage, loss or injury arising from any temporary defects or stoppage in supply of water, gas, cable service, electricity or plumbing, as well as due to weather conditions, natural disasters, acts of God, or other reasons beyond its control.
15 - Cancelation policy - In the event that you must cancel or change your reservation, please be aware that cancellations or changes must occur at least 30 days prior to arrival date.   If cancellation occurs 30 days or more prior to arrival date all monies will be refunded and $100.00 administrative fee may be charged.  If changes occur 30 days or more prior to arrival date, modifications to booking dates can be made without penalty.   Bookings canceled at least 14 days before the start of the stay will receive a 50% refund.  If changes occur at least 14 days before the start of the stay, modifications to booking dates may be made but will be subject to nightly price changes.  GUESTS THAT DO NOT CANCEL WITHIN THE 14-DAY TIME FRAME WILL BE CHARGED THE FULL AMOUNT.  If changes occur within the 14-Day time frame, modifications to booking dates may be made but will be subject to nightly price changes and penalties.   There will be no refund for early departure unless authorities request mandatory hurricane evacuation.  Trip cancelation Insurance is recommended.  

15- LIABILITY WAIVER: Our property provides you with a unique opportunity to swim, fish, enjoy the decks, dock, fire pit, and use the kayak(s). We want you to take advantage of these amenities and have a memorable visit. However, by agreeing to our House Rules, you acknowledge that there are inherent risks involved with participating in these activities and that lakes, docks, decks, stairs, campfires and kayaking may present dangers for adults and children. Children must be carefully supervised at all times when near the water. If you swim or use the kayaks (especially children) we strongly recommend the use of life jackets which are provided for you and your guests. Because the water at the end of the dock is shallow, no diving off the dock is allowed. Alligators are also found in lakes in Winter Haven.  Please be cautious and never feed them.  By agreeing to the House Rules, you acknowledge the potential risks discussed above, agree to accept full responsibility for any bodily injury that may occur to you and others in your party, and waive any claim whatsoever against the owners for accidents or claims arising from these activities.
ADDITIONAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS The undersigned Tenant, for himself/herself, his/her heirs, assignors, executors, and administrators, fully releases and discharges Owner from any and all liabilities, claims, demands, and causes of action by reason of any injury, loss of damage by whatever nature which has or have occurred, or may occur to the undersigned, or any of his/her guests as a result, or in connection with the occupancy of the premises and agrees to hold Owner free and harmless of any claim or suit arising there from. In any action concerning the rights, duties or liabilities of the parties to this agreement, their principals, agents, successors or assignees the prevailing party shall be entitled to recover any reasonable attorneys fees and costs. Owner reserves the right to terminate this Agreement upon their discretion at any time.

POOL RULES (if applicable):
1.  Use pool at your own risk.  We are not responsible for accidents or injuries.
2. We ask that you please do not touch the pool controls.  If you need assistance or feel that something is not working properly, please call iTrip & let us know.
3.  No glass in the pool area.
4.  No running, pushing or other dangerous horseplay - area can be slippery when wet.
5.  No diving. 
6.  Children should always be supervised. 
​7.  If there is an emergency, please call emergency services. 


Great little place to stay
5/5 stars
Quiet Clean and a great view..
- Hector
Great choice
5/5 stars
The Lake Howard choice met and in most cases exceeded our expectations. Washer dryer . Television two rooms.closet space. set up so nicely. Comfortable very clean ,great bed.. super walk in shower .. a large bathroom.. Quiet private and on the water..we can't wait til next year. Hosts were very attentive but not intrusive.a great experience..
- Timothy
Girls getaway
5/5 stars
Very nice location right on Lake Howard close to restaurants and other activities was very nice
- Linda
Great relaxed stay !
5/5 stars
Place is clean and quiet. Nice view of lake and has enough amenities to accommodate most. The host is amazing!!!
- Mr Gary

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