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Luxury home on shoreline of beautiful Lake Dora. Just minutes from the restaurants and shops of downtown Mt Dora and Tavares. The professionally landscaped lot is a backdrop for this completely remodeled executive type home. Enter the front courtyard thru the archway of fragrant 'confederate jasmine'. You will notice the large orange tree in the courtyard as you approach the leaded glass double doorway. Inside there is a huge master bedroom with plenty of hanging storage and a King size bed. The new bath in the master has a jetted super tub with water jets massage. The shower has a large 'rain pan' above and wall mounted jets too.
The second bedroom has a Queen bed and mirrored dresser with a dressing area and the second bath is just across the hall. The third bed is a Queen Murphy bed in the office area near the computer station. Then there is also a couch that folds out to make a Queen bed..
The Kitchen has all new appliances including a cooking island/ bar area. The microwave convection oven and standard oven are just steps from the cook top. Plenty of silverware, dishes and glasses stocked nearby.
The living room features a 60 inch High Def TV and High Def Direct TV programming including NFL Sunday Ticket and NCAA Basketball programs. The TV equipment rack houses a Blue Ray DVD player.
The rear of the home faces the lake and has floor to ceiling glass windows the entire length of the house. Sliding glass patio doors open into a lush garden of exotic plants like bromiliads, orchids, ferns and the largest hanging 'staghorn fern' you have ever seen. The walkway to the boathouse is beautiful 'pavers' and above you are the low hanging branches of two hundred year old 'live oak' trees with Spanish moss hanging down.
The boat house is a perfect place for sunset parties or quiet and privacy may be your ticket. The patio portion of the dock is covered from rain and can easily accommodate 20 people. As you look west for your sunsets you can see the 'Seaplane Base' in Tavares just 2 miles away. Random landings and takeoffs are very cool to watch. Don't forget to check out the Eagles Nest 100 yards west of the dock. They hunt a sunset every night and the binoculars are hanging inside the boathouse. There are 2 Kayaks inside along with paddles and life preservers. If you bring your boat there is a Boat Cradle lift in the boathouse for up to a 22 foot long boat and a beam of under 8 ft 4 inches.. Larger boats like pontoon boats can be docked outside between the dock and a telephone pole sunk into the lake bed... It can accommodate boats up to 14 feet wide.
To the east of the house is a fenced in dog run area and even a dogie door into the tiled breezeway by the kitchen and there is a big yard for those walks outside.
Keywords: Luxury Home on Lake Dora Surrounded by Majestic Old Oak Trees with Spanish Moss. No need to cross a road to get to the lake like other homes, it is right in your back yard.
King bed with TV and private bath and shower. ...moreless
Bedroom 2: 2 queen
Queen with mirrored dresser and view of the lake. ...moreless
Bedroom 3: 1 murphy bed
Queen Murphy bed Office area and view of the lake. ...moreless
King size beds (1) Master bedroom has a King size bed and large dressing area and closet., Queen size Beds (1) One Queen bed is in #2 bedroom and the other is in the den/ office in the Murphy bed., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Fold out couch / bed in sun room., Murphy Beds (1)...moreless
2 Kayaks are in the boathouse along with paddles and life preservers.
Boat lift in the boat house accommodates up to a 22 foot boat. Even smaller skiffs and bass boats also fit. Three fishing rods and tackle box with lures etc. ...moreless
Satellite / Cable:
Direct TV package with NFL during Football season for all NFL games....moreless
60 Inch Plasma TV with Direct TV 202 channel package programs. ( TV does not accept hdmi innputs or Apple or Firestick. ...moreless
Movies are in the living room in the equipment rack under the Cable Box. ...moreless
Away From It All
Local Services & Businesses
Lake Dora is in your back yard... It connects to the Harris chain of lakes, a favorite for Bass tournaments and casual fishing, boating , skiing, tubing, and bird watching. ...moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
Hot Air Ballooning
Dining table seats 6 with Leaf installed. Four other seats at Island Area nearby. ...moreless
Seating for 10 people
Next to the washer and another in the garage. ...moreless
Winter Season Nov 1 - Mar 31, 2016 3 night min stay
Spring Apr 1 - May 31, 2016 3 night min stay
My Standard Rate 3 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
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Some special events may be more depending on availability. Call me if you have any questions. BOB 859-992-4909 cell.
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DOWNTOWN TAVARES HAS SEVERAL RESTAURANTS. AS'S LANDING, RUBY STREET GRILLE, AND O'KEEFES IRISH PUB ARE ALL CASUAL AND HAVE GREAT FOOD. SOMETIMES OUTSIDE MUSIC. CASA MIA IS GREAT ITALIAN FINER BUT STILL CASUAL DINING.
Seaplane rides and eco-tours of the famous Dora Canal available in Tavares, 2 miles away or Mt Dora 3 miles away. Premier eco tours is the best. Eagles nest is visible just to the west of the boat dock about 100 yards away. Lots of restaurants in Tavares... very casual.
Year Purchased: 2004
About the owner: Born in Northern Kentucky and raised in the Cincinnati, Ohio area Bob Toerner has had the blessing to have lived in many states over the years.(Texas, Mississippi, Michigan, Kentucky and Ohio. Bob 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 8 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 6 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.
The Unique Benefits at this House: Just minutes from shopping and restaurants in Mt Dora and Tavares. The sunsets on Lake Dora are quite spectacular and unique. Fish right from the dock or head out by boat to any of the other lakes on the Harris Chain of lakes. The local Eco-tour boats that travel to the Dora Canal pass right by the boathouse and dock several times a day. The tours can be boarded at Mt Dora and Tavares. Groceries are just a few minutes away by car and theaters and additional shopping can be had in Leesburg just 10 minutes north on hwy 441.