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The Lake House

8604 E Gospel Island Rd, Inverness, FL 34450
The Lake House
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Allison Park, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We spent a week in February at Cathy's charming cottage. We chose the location because of the lake, for canoeing and birding and its proximity to paddling springs of the Nature Coast and the Withlacoochee bike trail, which has a central trail head in down town Inverness. We found the Lake Room, with its water view to be very comfortable,... More 

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Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at The Lake House while attending a conference in Lecanto and I could not have asked for a better spot. The grounds are lovely in a "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil" kind of way; very peaceful. Cathy is a delightful hostess. She and her two adorable dogs make you feel right at home! I did... More 

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New England
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59 reviews 59 reviews
27 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Kathy is a wonderful and attentive hostess. The old hunting lodge is very charming, albeit a tad dark at night. Our room was large enough and very clean. The bed mattress was a little bit too bouncy for my taste, but everything else was perfect.

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Holderness, New Hampshire
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

This was my first visit to the Lake House, I have a house in the area which is currently leased and I was there to check on it. Cathy is a great host, and loves to decorate the Lake house and makes you feel welcome and meeting other guests was very warm and easy. I would recommend this b+b to... More 

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Granite Bay, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
5 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

During your visit, you will feel like you are personal guest in Kathy's home. The Lake House is an older but very spacious home with a large, lovely yard and interior filled with antique charm. We were the only guests through our 2 day stay so we enjoyed quiet privacy too. Spotty internet service.

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Lake Worth, Florida
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I am new to B&B's and if this is any indication of how they are all i am in love with them now. We jus tspend to wonderfull days with Cathy at the Lake house and we felt right at home. I highlight was hearing a soft bark at the door of our room and being greetted by Baby the... More 

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Crystal river
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We were looking for a place to stay while our close friend was home on military leave and The Lake House was absolutely perfect. It was true southern hospitality at it's finest. We've all got plans to stay there when he comes home again. I'd recommend this lovely place to absolutely anyone looking for a getaway!

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Brooksville, Florida
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45 reviews 45 reviews
6 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

What can't you like about 'old Florida'? Majestic oaks; long rolling lawn to the lake; Florida native plants abound the gardens . Inside, Cathy has taken this 1930's hunting lodge to new heights of elegance. Soaring stone fireplace in the main living area with a wagon wheel chandelier. Many comfortable setees, cushions and 4 large skylights bathe the room with... More 

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Delray Beach, Florida
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

If you think you'd enjoy a sumptuous breakfast served by a host with a ready wit after having spent a restful night in a comfortable bed, then give Cathy a call at The Lake House. Cathy's lake side home is a fabulous retreat from a chaotic world, all within easy reach of the charming downtown of historic Inverness, the Withlacoochee... More 

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Naples, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Old Florida style with a great hostess. Property sits right on lake quiet and quaint. Stayed May 23rd till May 26th 2014. You may enjoy a evening boat ride with the hostess. Breakfast is fantastic and always includes fresh fruit!

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