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Charming Mount Dora Vacation Villa

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Mt. Dora Vacation Villa


Last updated: 08/07/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Boasting two bedrooms, two full baths and a comfortable sleeper sofa, this charming Mt. Dora Vacation Villa is located on a quiet cul-de-sac within 3 minutes of the quaint village of Mt. Dora-one of the best 100 small towns in America. If golf is your bag, you can cross the street and play at the Mt. Dora Golf Association; for dog lovers, a wonderful dog park is 11 blocks away. In the historic village, walk to Gilbert Park and Lake Dora's beautiful marina and lighthouse, where you can stroll and watch the spectacular sunsets. The public boat launch, and International Lawn Bowling Club are nearby and if you wish to partake of the excellent restaurants, antique stores and boutique shopping they are a stone's throw away. If you hunger for the beach or a major attraction, Mt. Dora is a short driving distance from Daytona Beach, Universal studios, Disney and downtown Orlando.

The Villa is completely renovated. With its spacious living room of classic furnishings-a down loveseat, comfortable sleeper sofa, wingchair, occasional chairs, footstools, small desk and 42 ' flat screen TV - you will want for nothing. Cable TV, 50 MHZ (Blast) high speed internet, Phone, Netflix and a library of novels, cookbooks, videos and games are also available for your use.
Overlooking the beautiful back garden with its 17'x15' paver patio is the romantic master bedroom with its own TV and private master bath which heralds an oversize tiled shower. Another full bathroom with shower and tub sits adjacent to a second bedroom which offers two twins that easily convert to a King bed. A note: the mattresses are all brand-spanking new.
The charming dining area overlooks a small courtyard adorned with bouganvillia, where you can sip your coffee in the morning. The dining table expands to seat 6 or 8 and there is a large breakfast bar with bar stools open to the kitchen for additional seating. The kitchen is completely furnished (dishwasher, stove, new stainless- steel refrigerator, microwave) but for those who prefer not to cook, there are excellent breakfast, lunch and dinner restaurants within a short biking or driving distance from the Villa.
Mt. Dora's Winter and Spring season is filled with festivals and events and the Florida weather is perfect. Book now and enjoy the Christmas Walk, Festival of Trees, Boat Parade and City Hall's magnificent Christmas lights and marine display. Book after the New Year and attend Mount Dora's International Art Festival, Antiques Extravaganza, Craft Fair, Taste of Mount Dora, Sailing Regatta and Festival of Music and Literature. And if you want for more, there are lots of small other villages to explore, each unique in its own way.

Keywords: Villa, Vacation house


Property Type

  • Villa
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    30 years...moreless

  • Senior Adults Only Community
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children
  • Pets Considered:

    Upon approval on an individual basis. There is a non-refundable pet damage deposit of $200.00 for more than one pet. ...moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Bedroom 1


  • Bedroom 2


  • Queen size Beds (1) Our guests tell us our mattresses are superb, Twin or Single Beds (2) Two twins that can be converted to king. Living Room has a sleeper sofa....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • 45 minutes from Daytona Beach, 30 minutes from Disney, Universal and other Theme Parks, Many Thrifts in the area, Antique Malls and Stores, Great Restaurants and Outdoor Cafe's, Horse and Buggy Rides, Strolling Historic Sites. Fishing Boats, Nature Tours and Art, Crafts, Biking and Literary Festivals...moreless


  • Games:

    Chess, scrabble...moreless

  • Music Library:

    Simple portable CD player w/a small library....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Basic Cable TV & local channels including PBS...moreless

  • Television:

    40' Flat screen smart HDTV Netflix available for guests....moreless

  • Video Library:

    We have some of the top rated movies...moreless


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


  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Central, New ...moreless

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Located in Villa garage...moreless

  • Garage:

    one car attached to Villa...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central, New...moreless

  • Internet:

    house is completely wireless...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Elegant, comfortable, vaulted ceiling 21' x 16'...moreless

  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone:

    Phone has unlimited long distance within the United States. Phone Number: 352 729-2580...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Located in Villa garage...moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Everything needed to entertain eight...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Convenient, lots of cabinets, with flat stovetop, double sink, Whirlpool water filter, garbage disposal, brand new Kenmore stainless-steel refrigerator just added....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    We encourage our guests to leave spices and other necessary items for the incoming guests....moreless


  • Deck / Patio:

    17'x15'patio w/table, chairs and umbrella. Beautifully landscaped, enclosed and private....moreless

  • Golf:

    Mt Dora Public course 1/2 block away....moreless



Write a review 4.9
from 7 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2015
3 night min stay
$500 $1,750

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $71 Nightly; 30 nights or more: $58 Nightly

Sep 1 - Dec 18, 2015
3 night min stay
$650 $2,000

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $93 Nightly; 30 nights or more: $67 Nightly

Dec 19 - Mar 31, 2016
5 night min stay
$135 $150
Thu, Fri, Sat
$875 $2,450

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $125 Nightly; 30 nights or more: $82 Nightly

My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning Fee $55
  • Pet Fee $100
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • more than one pet $200
  • Tax Rate 11%


Other Rates: $135.00 a night/3-day minimum for Mount Dora Special Events and holidays. (Arts and Crafts Festival, Antique Festival, Bike Festival, Plant and Garden Festival, Highland Games; Christmas week, New Year's weekend, Valentine's Day, Memorial Day Weekend, 4th of July Weekend.

Parties over 4 persons: additional rate of $25.00 per person per night. Pet fee: $100.00 non-refundable More than one pet: $200.00 non-refundable deposit.

Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 08/07/2015
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100 Miles
Nearest Golf
Mt Dora Golf Association

Horse & Carriage rides, Bass Fishing, wonderful dog-park


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2010

About the owner: We are both writers of fiction and theatrical plays and our touring theatre company GMT Productions brought productions to millions of students across 25 states. Today, we are retired from the theatre business and have time to concentrate on writing full time and being able to travel the world. Our novel, Buried Demons, is published and we are getting ready to upload it to Amazon. Gail is currently the Artistic Director of Rome Shakespeare Festival which offers annual outdoor picnic performances on Rome's Town Green.

Why the Owner Chose Mount Dora:
Mt. Dora is a quaint village full of wonderful things to do. Each fall and winter when the weather is beautiful, hundreds of snowbirds like us, travel here to take in the charming town and get away from the cold weather.

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
We love this property and have invested a lot of time and talent into making it into a delightful place for us to stay. We felt that if we fixed it to our liking and enjoyed living here, others would also enjoy their stay. Most particularly, we have spent a great deal of time making the garden beautiful. We have also put a bird feeder on the bay window much to the pleasure of two cardinals. When we return in August, we are planning to add a bird bath with a fountain to the garden for our pleasure and our guests who stay here.

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Speaks: english, french



  • Mt. Dora Vacation Villa

    Mt. Dora Vacation Villa

  • Master Bedroom overlooking rear garden and patio

    Master Bedroom overlooking rear garden and patio

  • Master Bath with tiled shower

    Master Bath with tiled shower

  • Villa Dining Area from Courtyard looking toward kitchen

    Villa Dining Area from Courtyard looking toward kitchen

  • Mt. Dora Harbor Christmas Lights

    Mt. Dora Harbor Christmas Lights

  • The Lighthouse on Lake Dora

    The Lighthouse on Lake Dora

  • Villa's large Living Room

    Villa's large Living Room

  • Rear Garden and Patio

    Rear Garden and Patio

  • Villa's Second Bedroom

    Villa's Second Bedroom

  • Villa's fully-equipped Kitchen

    Villa's fully-equipped Kitchen

  • Sunset on Lake Dora

    Sunset on Lake Dora

  • Vacation Villa Front Garden

    Vacation Villa Front Garden

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