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Lakeside Loft/Chalet Apartment with Boat Dock on Lake Dora.

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View of Lake Dora, back yard and the boathouse from the Loft.

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Last updated: 12/04/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Mount Dora chalet description

Privacy with 'Sunset views to die for'.

This spacious Swiss style chalet /loft is located on Lake Dora, halfway between Mount Dora and Tavares on the north side of the lake. It has a private entrance, located on a quiet cul-de-sac, with a great view of Lake Dora and plenty of parking for a trailer etc. This unit is ON THE LAKE...not across the street from the lake where you have to cross a road to get to the water.

Wake up in the morning to the sunrise streaming into your 1st floor bedroom in your queen size bed or take the spiral staircase up to the queen bed in the Loft. The full kitchen has recently been remodeled and has a Refrigerator, coffee maker, toaster, microwave, tea maker, blender, Crockpot and dishwasher etc. Laundry room is nearby in the garage.. Sit in the dining nook area and look at the lake or relax on the porch in the courtyard under the huge Orange tree and watch the birds up in the huge 200 year old Live Oak trees that are covered with Spanish moss.

The covered boat house/ patio is only a short walk thru the back yard. Wood Ducks nest in the early spring and blue herons,egrets, sand cranes and cormorants are regular visitors. An EAGLE NEST is only 100 yards to the west and can easily be seen from the boathouse dock especially at sunset as they hunt for fresh fish by plucking them out of the water after a high speed dive. (high power binoculars provided- they are in the boat house). This Loft Apartment is very Private and is located on a quiet cul-de sac. The yard is beautifully landscaped and the neighborhood is very quiet and safe.

Plenty of restaurants nearby and shopping in Mount Dora will keep you busy all day if you wish or you can take a day shopping to one of Orlando's many fabulous malls. Plenty of variety in the shops or pubs and restaurants in Mount Dora, Tavares or Leesburg. Downtown Mt Dora is 2 minutes away and Tavares downtown is 1 to 2 minutes away.

Keywords: Swiss Chalet with Lower level Queen bed and Queen in Loft - Two Queen beds.

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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Chalet
  • 725 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome:

            If the children are well disciplined and reasonably quiet, no problem. Call me and tell me ages etc. This apartment has NOT been childproofed. Plenty of birds and animals to see....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Absolutely non smoking. If you'd like to smoke please do so outside, there are several chairs and lounges on the front porch....moreless

          • Pets Considered:

            If the pet is small to medium, quiet, and walked regularly it will be OK... ...moreless

          • Wheelchair Accessible:

            Only 2 small 6in steps up/ down to enter the unit plus large porch and patio area to sit outside. A walkway with brick pavers leads out to the boat house through the garden areas. ...moreless

          Bedrooms: 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

          • Main master bed: 2 queen

            Queen on lower level plus Queen in loft area....moreless

          • Queen size Beds (2) Queen bed in Loft and another Queen in living room niche, plus a 'Hide a bed' couch in Living room. Can sleep up to 4 Adults + 2 kids., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Couch converts to bed. All bed sheets and towels are provided....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1

            ...moreless

          • Includes standing sink and Shower. Standard toilet, Some toiletries are provided. Has a hair dryer provided. ...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Large main room w/ Swiss Chalet type ceiling and spiral staircase to Bedroom Loft, boathouse for boat storage up to 22 foot boat (up to 8 foot 4 inch beam) inside and larger place for docking larger boats and pontoons is outside, incredible sunsets and sunrises, Fish right off the dock, nestled in a quiet residential neighborhood, Kayaks are in boathouse with life preservers and paddles along with fishing gear and tackle boxes. Boat rental available nearby in Mt Dora at the Mt Dora Marina. ...moreless

              Entertainment

              • DVD Player:

                Panasonic HD Blu Ray DVD player. ...moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                Comcast cable with 250 channels in HD, sports packages etc. on a 50 inch Plasma TV....moreless

              • Stereo:

                Small AM/ FM Radio with docking. Also music channels available on Cable channels 801 to 850 on the TV....moreless

              • Television:

                New 50 inch Vizio HD Plasma TV with Comcast cable programming. ...moreless

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Budget
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Arboretum
              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Festivals
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Restaurants
              • Theme Parks
              • Water Parks
              • Winery Tours
              • Zoo

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Eco Tourism
              • Horseback Riding
              • Miniature Golf
              • Photography
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shopping
              • Shuffleboard
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Lakefront:

                Property is right on famous Lake Dora's 4,476 acres. This property is right on the lake, no need to cross a road to get to the lake like some other places on Lake Dora. This lake is connected to the Harris chain of Lakes and the Dora Canal is a short Kayak trip away or take any of the regularly scheduled tour boats from Mt Dora or Tavares. There is a boat lift inside the boathouse available for use. There are also 2 kayaks available for your use for free and fishing rods and tackle inside the boathouse. ...moreless

              • Monument View:

                The new Tavares Seaplane Base is just west of here. You can sit on the dock and watch the planes come and go. Great views from the dock/boathouse. Bass tournaments on Lake Dora on yearly basis....moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Basketball Court
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Hot Air Ballooning
              • Jet Skiing
              • Kayaking
              • Pier Fishing
              • Sailing
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Water Skiing
              • Water Tubing

              Dining

              • Dining:

                Dining nook for 4 with view of the Lake. ...moreless

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 4 people

              General

              • Air Conditioning:

                Air conditioned and heated....moreless

              • Clothes Dryer:

                Two dryers... one in laundry room and another in the garage. Dryer sheets in cabinet above dryer....moreless

              • Garage:

                If you have a special Bike or small vehicle, space is available. Plenty of parking in circular driveway. ...moreless

              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating
              • Internet:

                High speed internet/ Wi-Fi. Password is noted on the desk. Very strong signal. ...moreless

              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided:

                Plenty of towels, washcloths and sheets, blankets and pillows. Also, toilet paper and paper towels and klenex. ...moreless

              • Living Room:

                Large 22 x 32 foot room with Chalet peaked ceiling. Very open and airy. Spiral staircase up to Loft bed. New 50 inch Vizio plasma TV with Comcast cable programming. ...moreless

              • Parking:

                Large circular driveway plus room to park a small trailer....moreless

              • Parking Off Street:

                Large parking area in a circular driveway. Quiet and safe neighborhood....moreless

              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                Large parking area/ circular driveway. room for a second car or boat/trailer....moreless

              • Towels Provided:

                Plenty of thick fluffy towels. ...moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                Washer and dryer in the adjoining laundry room a few steps away. Laundry soap and dryer sheets in cabinet above washer....moreless

              • Wireless Internet:

                WiFi internet - high speed internet is available and it is free. Recently upgraded. Instructions are on the desk by the door. ...moreless

              • Wood Fireplace:

                Man made logs only .... ...moreless

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker
              • Cooking Utensils:

                Pots and pans with lots of dishes. Cups, glasses, wine glasses, silverware and Gas barbeque grill outside....moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Plenty of dinner plates, utensils, breakfast bowls, coffee mugs, drink glasses, wine glasses, corkscrew ...moreless

              • Dishwasher:

                New dishwasher and plenty of liquid detergent provided. ...moreless

              • Kitchen:

                All new appliances including stove, refrigerator, coffee maker, dishwasher, toaster, microwave, coffeemaker, crock pot, tea maker. Iron, ironing board and vacuum in the closet....moreless

              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Pantry Items:

                Sugar, sweetener, creamer and some tea and honey. ...moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                Already stocked with some condiments like Catsup, Mustard, Mayo, salt n pepper etc. ...moreless

              • Stove:

                New stove and oven. ...moreless

              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Bicycles:

                Two bikes are in the garage. ...moreless

              • Boat:

                Boat rentals available nearby. Call the Mt Dora Marine/Marina. ...moreless

              • Deck / Patio:

                Patio/courtyard area with porch overhang right at your front door plus Boat house and Boat dock just a few steps away with loveseat/ swing, plenty of chairs for guests and lounges for sun bathing or napping. binoculars are in the boat house for viewing the Eagles. ...moreless

              • Golf:

                Several courses nearby including Mt Dora Country Club. ...moreless

              • Kayak / Canoe:

                There are two kayaks and paddles in the boathouse for your use. Be sure to put on the life preservers that are also in the boat house... it is the law. ...moreless

              • Lawn / Garden:

                Large well groomed 3/4 acre lot with 200 year old Live Oak trees with Spanish moss....moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                Gas grille available. Spare tanks in the garage by the laundry room . ...moreless

              • Porch / Veranda:

                Front Porch sits on the edge of the courtyard. Large Orange tree and numerous tropical plants. Four chairs and a chaise lounge for your use. ...moreless

              • Tennis:

                Tennis rackets and balls are in the closet. ...moreless

              Payment Type

              • Discover
              • Mastercard
              • Visa
               

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Winter Season
              Nov 1 - Apr 30, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $130
              $890 $3,400
              Spring/Summer
              Jun 1 - Sep 30, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $95
              $660 $2,350
              My Standard Rate
              2 night min stay
              $95
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Cleaning $50
              • Taxes Not included

              Notes:

              Only other charge is $50 for cleaning.


              Cancellation policy:

              100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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              Last updated: 12/04/2014
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              Location

              • Hurricane Dockside Grill

                "Good food and plenty of in or outside seating. You can pull your boat up to their dock and ..."

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              • Al's Landing

                "Right on the Lake. View seaplanes coming and going or boat launches. Good food and Outdoor..."

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              • O'Keefe's Irish Pub & Restaurant

                "Just down the street from Al's landing and several other restaurants. Outdoor seating and i..."

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              • Ruby Street Grille

                "Outdoor and indoor seating. Occasional bands outdoors. good seafood."

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              • Winn-Dixie

              • Publix Super Market at Eustis Village

                "Publix ... Groceries, UPS store, Sonic, GNC and Gators Sports bar. "

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              • Mt Dora

                "Mt Dora Restaurants, shops, pubs and City Park. Also pontoon boat rentals at Mt Dora Marina."

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              • Boat rentals and gas.

                "Boat rentals by the half or full day. "

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              2 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              2 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              2 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant

              A trip down the Dora Canal is a must. This canal links lake Dora with the other lakes of the Harris Chain of lakes. The Dora Canal is famous for it's natural beauty reflective of the term 'Old Florida' with the thick hanging spanish moss from the overhanging cyprus and live oak trees. Many species of birds abound along with alligators and turtles. Tour boats make several trips each day and they pass right by the house and the boathouse. There are regular Bass fishing tournaments on the Lake here. In fact ESPN has a big BASS tournament here every year. You can see contestants right here in the back yard. In fact this Loft has been used by Edwin Evers a top ranked Bass fisherman.

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2004

              About the owner: Born in Northern Kentucky and raised in the Cincinnati, Ohio area Bob Toerner has had the good fortune to have lived in many states over the years.(Texas, Mississippi, Michigan, Kentucky and Ohio. He would be more than willing to show you the local fare and guide you toward any 'adventures ' you may wish to try. Bob moved here 9 years ago after falling in love with the area while training here in Mount Dora to get his 'Seaplane' rating. Bob has 3 children, a daughter and 2 sons in Kentucky along with 8 grandchildren. He has logged over 2000 hours in seaplanes and spent several years in Television at WLWT TV in Cincinnati and also had an Audio Visual Contracting company that installed Video packages in over 250 Buffalo Wild Wings restaurants all over the US.

              Why the Owner Chose Mount Dora:
              This area is so 'laid back' with plenty to do. It is far enough from the direct hit of hurricanes yet the weather is warmer and having large expanses of fresh water. Thats why they call it Lake County I guess.

              The Unique Benefits at this Chalet:
              Eclectic city of Mt Dora has tons of shops and restaurants to explore. Local nature preserves and parks abound and the city of Tavares 2 miles East has just gone through a major upgrade with a new Marina and several nice restaurants, most with outdoor patios.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • View of Lake Dora, back yard and the boathouse from the Loft.

                View of Lake Dora, back yard and the boathouse from the Loft.

              • Kitchen and Spiral Staircase to Loft.

                Kitchen and Spiral Staircase to Loft.

              • Loft view down to Living room and Sleeper Sofa and 42 inc Plasma TV

                Loft view down to Living room and Sleeper Sofa and 42 inc Plasma TV

              • Boat house and Sunset viewing area. Seaplanes also land here regularly.

                Boat house and Sunset viewing area. Seaplanes also land here regularly.

              • VIEW OF DOCK PARTY AND SUNSET VIEWING AREA LOTS OF SEATING

                VIEW OF DOCK PARTY AND SUNSET VIEWING AREA LOTS OF SEATING

              • SUNSETS ARE OF DIFERENT COLORS EVERY EVENING

                SUNSETS ARE OF DIFERENT COLORS EVERY EVENING

              • Ruby Street Grille in Tavares has a great patio, live bands and great seafood.

                Ruby Street Grille in Tavares has a great patio, live bands and great seafood.

              • Boat dock "tie up" btwn the dock and the phone pole is 12ft wide for large boats

                Boat dock "tie up" btwn the dock and the phone pole is 12ft wide for large boats

              • View of Loft from Lake.

                View of Loft from Lake.

              • Loft view of kitchen area and counter top coffee maker-toaster-blender.

                Loft view of kitchen area and counter top coffee maker-toaster-blender.

              • Queen size bed in Loft-Lake view is to the right.

                Queen size bed in Loft-Lake view is to the right.

              • COURTYARD AND ENTRY

                COURTYARD AND ENTRY

              • LIVE OAK TREES AND GARDEN AREA W/ PAVERS TO BOATHOUSE

                LIVE OAK TREES AND GARDEN AREA W/ PAVERS TO BOATHOUSE

              • Tavares boat ramp is 1.4 miles away. Load / launch your boat here + get gas too.

                Tavares boat ramp is 1.4 miles away. Load / launch your boat here + get gas too.

              • Lee Sullivan from Chicago caught this 8lb+ bass in Lake Dora January 2012.

                Lee Sullivan from Chicago caught this 8lb+ bass in Lake Dora January 2012.

              • Desk and chair with strong /fast WIFI connection. Easy password access.

                Desk and chair with strong /fast WIFI connection. Easy password access.

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              Date last modified - Wednesday, December 17, 2014

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              0 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 4

              View calendar: Updated 12/04/14
              Minimum stay: 2-3 nights
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              Member since: 2008
              Speaks: english
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              • Calendar last updated: 12/04/2014
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