Situated on a 240-acre ranch and blueberry farm with a private lake, this 1-bed, 1-bath modern farmhouse sleeps 4 and offers fishing and nature walks! The 725 sq. ft. cottage-style home includes an open floor plan with full kitchen, washer/dryer and two 250 sq. ft. porches, perfect for coffee or a glass of wine. The home boasts a relaxed, cozy atmosphere in a rustic setting. This private ranch estate will create a memorable stay for your Central Florida getaway. Pets welcome for a small fee! This adorable modern farmhouse includes an eclectic collection of modern and vintage furnishings, and is situated in a treehouse-like setting above a quintessential red barn. The kitchen includes everything you need to cook your favorite meals in your new home away from home. Enjoy the Old Florida landscape and beautiful sunsets from the comfort of this centrally-located gem. The barn cottage resides in its own gated and fenced area, and boasts a rustic fire pit for roasting marshmallows or enjoying cool evenings. A private 30 acre lake is a very short walk away and can be partially seen from the living area. The property is secluded and away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, yet only 5 minutes from restaurants, a Publix grocery store, and drug stores in upscale South Lakeland. A/C | Free Wi-Fi | Washer/Dryer | 725 Sq. Ft. of Living Space | 500 Sq. Ft. of covered porches **Traveling with more than 4 people? Inquire about our larger vacation rental, which sleeps 12, located on the same property, The Cottage at Crews Lake! Copy and paste this link into your browser for more info: https://www.vrbo.com/1823053?adultsCount=2 ** King Bed | Walk-In Closet | Open Living Area **Pets welcome for a small surcharge! Please inquire ahead of booking to discuss our pet-friendly rate.** MAIN LEVEL (located on 2nd Floor of Barn): Master bedroom with a King Bed, and walk-in closet, Large bathroom with shower/tub combo and Laundry. Living room w/ pull-out Queen-sized sofa, 55” Smart-TV, Blu-ray DVD player and Direct TV cable, 6-person dining area, Fully equipped kitchen, Large outdoor covered porch perfect for a cup of coffee or glass of wine. GROUND LEVEL: Covered car bay Covered porch Firepit **Your safety matters. Exterior cameras are placed near the car park and front door, but do not look into any interior spaces.** Complimentary Paya Organic Toiletries | Hair Dryer | Bathrobes OUTDOOR LIVING: Enjoy the adorable 250 sq. ft. elevated outdoor deck. The setting is perfect for a cup of coffee or a glass of wine with views of the lawn, sunsets, and oaks with Spanish moss. There is also a 250 sq. ft. covered ground level sitting area beneath the upper porch, with a Weber charcoal grill and access to a rustic fire pit. PRIVATE LAKE: Fish from the banks of the privately-owned Crews Lake. GENERAL: Central A/C and Heat, Free Wifi, Cable, Washer/Dryer, laundry detergent, linens/towels, paper towels and toilet paper, complimentary toiletries, and a complimentary welcome basket which includes a few snacks and drinks to get your stay started. Guests are welcome to fish off the bank of the lake. At this time we do not allow swimming or boating. The long (1 mile+) driveway on the property can be used for birdwatching, walking or jogging. Please do not bring your off road vehicles, such as 4-wheelers. During the blueberry harvest (approximately late March through early June) we are happy to make arrangements for your party to go blueberry picking. Contact us in advance for more info. The driveways are made up of asphalt and/or gravel, so in some areas it may be bumpy and/or dusty. Compact cars however will have no trouble getting to the vacation home. The cottage sits in the middle of a rural, 240 acre ranch. Because of the undeveloped, natural surroundings you may spot the rare wild animal such as bald eagles, hawks, foxes and otters. We ask guests to enjoy watching them and leave them to their natural habitat. We allow pets on a case-by-case basis for an additional pet fee. Please inquire for more information prior to booking. Children are welcome! But please note we are not specifically set up for the needs of infants or toddlers, as the cottage is not child proofed. **We highly recommend getting trip insurance to protect your investment. House Rules: Must be at least 25 years old to book. We can not accommodate events, parties, catered celebrations or large get-togethers. No smoking. No candles. No swimming or boating in the lake. No off road vehicles. No hunting, shooting or trapping.