1200+ sf one bedroom-full kitchen-perfect for couples-on ski lake
About Laurel Hall
I am an engineer and I have owned my own company since 2001. I built this house with a guest house for my parents. My parents are gone and this beautiful house has been empty. The house is so adorable and I want it to have life again, that's why I am sharing it with lucky vacationers/business travelers.
Laurel Hall purchased this Guest House in 1998
Why Laurel Hall chose Odessa
When we moved to Florida from Oklahoma, we initially rented a home in this area of Tampa for a year to make a decision about what area of time would be perfect for us. We ended up loving the Odessa area. Odessa is peaceful with a country feel yet it is close to all area attractions and business areas...the best of both worlds.
What makes this Guest House unique
The property and the lake are so beautiful and peaceful. This property is also VERY pet friendly. DUE TO DEMAND FOR BOOKINGS - WE ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE OPENING OF A SECOND LAKE COTTAGE, RIGHT ON LAKE JUANITA. This cottage is decorated in farmhouse style (we love JoJo's style) and is very near the lake with a large porch.
100% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if cancelled at least 14 days before arrival date.
Dog Show Haven
We stayed here during the large AKC dog show held yearly in Tampa- we had 3 of our fur babies with us and had a wonderful time- the property was outstanding and we thoroughly enjoyed our time here!
We found everything exactly as expected and more! The property owners are wonderful hosts and have thought of everything. The guesthouse is tastefully decorated, spacious, clean, and the setting is, oh, so beautiful. I traveled with my son, daughter and our dogs. We were very comfortable and had everything we needed. From our first moment on the property, we felt welcomed and couldn’t have asked for nicer accommodations and hospitality. We loved meeting the animals too! Our only disappointment was not being able to spend more time there. As stated before, it’s perfect!!!
It's an incredible experience!
What a beautiful month we had! Relaxation was our goal and we enjoyed every minute. Laurel and Wesley are just exceptional and their goal is to make you happy. The guesthouse is very efficient and well decorated. We are already booked for next year!
Definitely 5 stars! Gorgeously decorated & dog-friendly too!
My niece, 3 large dogs & myself stayed at Laurel's mini-farm for about a week. Conveniently located to lots of attractions but still a country setting. We absolutely loved it. My niece loved interacting with the animals & seeing my dogs' reactions to the sheep, goats & chickens. Her 2 dogs were also so friendly. Laurel was a delight that my niece liked talking to on the hammock. I definitely would recommend her place to anyone & if I vacation in the Tampa area again I will definitely check for availability at Laurel's!
will stay again if in the area
high ceilings, nice kitchen area, bedroom isolated by doors from bathroom and kitchen and lounge area
quite area to stay and about 15 or 20 minutes to Tarpon Springs which has a nice Greek history with waterfront docks that serve commercial fishing and sponge boats. Several boat and fishing tours at Tarpon Springs but we did not have time for that.
Recommend you have a navigation app for your cell phone and it would be nice if you arrive during daylight hours to familiarize yourself with area
Nice hosts who are very familiar with area
It was great hosting you. You are welcome back any time.
Perfect stay at a wonderful lake cottage
We have been traveling and staying at many unique places, however, this was the best of all. Laurel and Wesley were the perfect hosts. Both went out of their way to make our visit perfect. Wesley even put up a dog run so our lab mix could stay outside with us when we were enjoying the Florida weather. Laurel knew everything about the local area and provided us with many useful tips. I would be amiss if I did not mention they were not the only gracious host. We were met at the door and walked to our van every time we left. Lola was a great host and a wonderful guide. Of course, it may have something to do with the milk bone treat she received, but that is a story for another time. If you have the opportunity to visit theTampa area check on the availability of this site.
We loved having you stay with us. You are always welcome back. We are lucky to have you as our new friends.
This darling beautifully decorated guest house is located in Odessa Florida within easy driving distance to all area attractions.