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Swor Cottage Resort is also a fabulous choice for unforgettable Lake Weir weddings

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Last updated: 11/20/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
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  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Lake Weir estate description

Beautiful private resort rental on Big Lake Weir. The two guest houses means everybody has lots of room to spread out. The Bunkhouse has a kitchenette upstairs and a full kitchen downstairs featuring electric range, microwave, refrigerator, freezer,toaster oven, coffee pot, gridle, electric frying pan, crock pot, and George Foreman grill. A large gas bar-b-que grill is also provided along with a covered picnic pavilion and fire pit located just outside The Bunkhouse.

The English Cottage features a kitchenette with dining for two, granite counter tops, wine rack. All small appliances are provided including convection and microwave ovens, under-counter refrigerator, coffee pot, china, and glassware.

The Bunkhouse has three Direct TV satellite systems and The English Cottage has one. Free HBO on all four.

The large boathouse with bar /grill and summer kitchen with full-size refrigerator is great for bar-b-ques and entertaining, or just relaxing by the water while watching the children fish or swim.

The Swor Cottage experience is like Summer Camp for families. Activities can include bonfires on the beach with FREE firewood, unlimited FREE use of our canoe and kayak. plus basketball, volleyball, croquet, corn hole, and swimming.

Bring your own boat for water-skiing, tubing, sailing, or sight-seeing around the lake.

Well behaved pets are most welcome at Swor Cottage with prior approval and a small pet fee. A safe, comfortable kennel is provided on site if you need to leave to leave your pet in our care..

Get married at the lake! Swor Cottage is also a beautiful lake-front venue for small weddings and receptions. Our affordable custom wedding packages are designed for couples who desire a lovely and unforgettable lakeside ceremony and reception . Call Scottie at 352-630-9809 for an appointment to tour the grounds and the guest houses. Bridal packages can be customized to accomodate the Bride's vision for her special day. Our 3 night and four day wedding package is $3,200.

Winter and Spring guests may help themselves to delicious fresh citrus from our orange, grapefruit, lemon, and tangerine trees.





Over two acres on the east side of big Lake Weir. Sunsets are stunningly beautiful! Lots of sleeping accommodations with two guest houses. Private campground for RV's. Small weddings with up to 150 guests are one of our specialties. Please check us out on our Swor Cottage FB page to see more photos.

Keywords: For vacations or weddings, Swor Cottage Private Resort on big Lake Weir is an excellent choice. Two private acres and 200 ft. of sparkling white sand beach. Two guest houses sleep up to 12. Large boat house with bar and grill, and summer kitchen.

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Property Type

      • Estate

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Onsite Services

              • Concierge
              • Staff

              Suitability

              • Events Allowed
              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                Must be over 25 to sign rental contract...moreless

              • Children Welcome:

                Plenty of space on the two acre grounds for children to safely explore. Life jackets provided for kayaking and canoeing....moreless

              • Non Smoking Only:

                Smoking allowed in all outside spaces and in the boathouse....moreless

              • Pets Considered:

                All well-behaved animals welcome. Kennel on site if needed....moreless

              • Wheelchair Accessible:

                The English Cottage is wheelchair accessible....moreless

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15, Beds for 15

              • Bedroom 1

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              • Bedroom 2

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              • Bedroom 3

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              • Convertible bed(s)

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              • King size beds (2) Both The English Cottage and The Bunkhouse feature king size mattresses -Tempurpedic and Sealy Pilowtop., Queen size Beds (3) The Great room upstairs in the Bunkhouse features a Queen bed. Two sofa sleepers also have queen size mattresses., Twin or Single Beds (1) A built in twin bed is featured in the Children's playroom., Child Beds (1) The children's playroom has a built in single bed - just right for toddlers but teenagers like it, too., Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) Both have queen size mattresses, Bunk Beds (2)...moreless

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

              Other Amenities

                  • Basketball goal and basketballs provided. Volley ball net available for set up on the beach. Corn hole game. Safe mooring for boats and jet skis. Large boathouse with summer kitchen and bar. Free firewood for bonfires on the beach. Lounge chairs provided for use on the beach. Free all you care to eat citrus from our private grove (in season.) Swor Cottage is the perfect venue for weddings with up to 150 guests. Our 3 night and 4 day wedding venue package is $3,200....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books:

                    Free lending library upstairs in The Bunkhouse features classic literature as well as many contemporary writers....moreless

                  • Books For Kids
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Games:

                    Horse shoes, corn hole, volleyball, croquet, and basketball....moreless

                  • Games For Kids
                  • Music Library:

                    Dozens of Classical, Big Band, Pop, Easy Listening, and Country CDs available to borrow....moreless

                  • Piano
                  • Radio
                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    Both guest quarters have Direct TV in the living area and the master bedrooms. Free HBO in all....moreless

                  • Stereo
                  • Television:

                    Multiple flat screen televisions...moreless

                  • Toys:

                    A variety of safe toys for all ages including many toddler toys located in the child's playroom upstairs in The Bunkhouse....moreless

                  • VCR
                  • Video Library:

                    Dozens of G Rated and PG videos and DVDs...moreless

                  Theme

                  • Family
                  • Holiday Resort
                  • Romantic
                  • Sports & Activities

                  Attractions

                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Forests
                  • Live Theater
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Restaurants
                  • Synagogues
                  • Theme Parks
                  • Water Parks

                  Local Services & Businesses

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

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Horseshoes
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Photography
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Lake
                  • Lakefront:

                    200 ft. of pure white sand private beach, lounge chairs, kayak, canoe, and beach bar and grill plus full size refrigerator for all your lakeside beverages....moreless

                  • Rural
                  • Waterfront

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Basketball Court
                  • Cycling
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Hunting
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Sailing
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Water Tubing
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Communication / Internet

                      • Fax

                      Dining

                      • Child's Highchair
                      • Dining:

                        Large built-in breakfast nook upstairs in Bunkhouse, eat-in kitchen downstairs, picnic table, and multiple folding tables and chairs. Tables, chairs, and bar in Boathouse....moreless

                      • Dining Area

                      General

                      • Air Conditioning:

                        All living areas have central air conditioning....moreless

                      • Alarm Clock
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Ceiling Fans
                      • Clothes Dryer:

                        (2)...moreless

                      • Fireplace:

                        Fire pit in picnic area of Bunkhouse. Free fiewood provided....moreless

                      • Firewood
                      • Garage:

                        Large metal barn provided for motorcycle parking if needed....moreless

                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating:

                        All living areas have central heat....moreless

                      • Internet
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Laundry Soap
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Living Room
                      • PC
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Parking:

                        Ample parking on the property for cars, trucks, and RV's....moreless

                      • Parking Off Street:

                        Ample parking on the property for cars, trucks, and RV's....moreless

                      • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
                      • Safe
                      • Telephone
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine:

                        (2)...moreless

                      • Water Cooler
                      • Wireless Internet:

                        Free WiFi in both guest quarters...moreless

                      • Wood Fireplace:

                        Fire pit in picnic area outside The Bunkhouse...moreless

                      Kitchen

                      • Blender
                      • Coffee Grinder
                      • Coffee Maker:

                        Each kitchenette and the full kitchen all have coffee makers. Large 30 cup coffee maker available if needed....moreless

                      • Cooking Utensils:

                        Pots, pans, knives, spatulas, cutting boards, baking pans, roasting pans, and all spices provided....moreless

                      • Dishes & Utensils:

                        Assorted dishes, glassware, pots and pans, and small appliances like crock pots, griddles, can openers, etc. provided....moreless

                      • Dishwasher
                      • Freezer:

                        Large freezer in Bunkhouse kitchen downstairs. All 3 full-size refrigerators also have freezers....moreless

                      • Grill
                      • Ice Maker
                      • Kitchen:

                        Both The English Cottage and The Bunkhouse have efficiancy kitchenettes. Crockpots, pizza cookers, gridles , convection ovens coffee makers, gas grills are provided....moreless

                      • Kitchenette
                      • Microwave:

                        (3)...moreless

                      • Pantry Items:

                        Spice rack, paper towels, napkins provided....moreless

                      • Refrigerator:

                        (3) Property has 3 full-size refrigerators, one under-the-counter refrigerator....moreless

                      • Stove
                      • Toaster

                      Outside

                      • Balcony:

                        French doors in Bunkhouse master bedroom lead to private balcony with seating for two....moreless

                      • Barbecue
                      • Beach Chairs
                      • Beach Towels
                      • Bicycles:

                        One woman's Schwinn, two bikes for children...moreless

                      • Binoculars
                      • Boat:

                        One canoe, one kayak provided for use by our guests at no charge....moreless

                      • Boat Dock
                      • Boat With Paddles
                      • Canoe
                      • Deck / Patio:

                        (2)...moreless

                      • Golf Clubs
                      • Kayak / Canoe:

                        Free use of our kayak and canoe...moreless

                      • Large Cooler
                      • Lawn / Garden:

                        Over two acres of lawns and gardens including small citrus grove with free oranges, grapefruits, lemons, limes, and tangerines for our guests to enjoy....moreless

                      • Outdoor Grill:

                        Two gas grills provided including one located in The Boathouse....moreless

                      • Outdoor Grill Gas
                      • Porch / Veranda:

                        Large porch lower-level The Boathouse with wicker chairs and tables....moreless

                      • Small Cooler
                      • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                      • Walkway To Water
                      • Water Sports Gear:

                        Life-jackets available for use for our guests (located in the closet of The Boathouse)...moreless

                      • Wood Deck

                      Payment Type

                      • Mastercard
                      • Visa

                      Forms Of Payment

                          • Accept Credit Card
                           

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                          3 night min stay
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                          Fees:

                          • Pet Fee $50
                          • Tax Rate 8%

                          Notes:

                          Military discount gladly given.

                          3 night and 4 day wedding venue package for weddings with up to 150 guests is $3,200 (contact Scottie Swor)

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                          Location

                          70 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Orlando International Airport
                          3 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          County Line Bar
                          6 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          Lady Lake
                          6 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          Highway 441 South and S.R. 42 East
                          7 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Gator Joe's
                          60 Miles
                          Nearest Beach
                          Daytona

                          Car: Necessary

                          Swor Cottage is located half way between Ocala and Leesburg and only 7 miles from The Villages world famous retirement community.

                          Daytona Beach and the Gulf coast are both only 1 and 1/2 hours away. Disney, Sea World, and Universal are only 1 1/2 hours away.

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 1987

                          About the owner: Larry and Scottie Swor love entertaining visitors to Swor Cottage and sharing the beauty and the fun of historic Lake Weir. They live year round on the two acre estate and are available to make sure guests have everything needed to insure a delightful vacation experience. Because the Swors reside on the grounds of the estate, guests get first class service and personal assistance if needed. Please read the reviews posted by some of our past guests, including the couples who have married here

                          Why the Owner Chose Lake Weir:
                          To live on Lake Weir is to be in a vacation paradise all year long . We have been privileged to enjoy this enchanting lifestyle since 1987. Over the years we have built our two acre estate into a beautiful haven for guests of all ages. We love sharing our home with people who appreciate nature and who are seeking a respite from the hustle and bustle of modern life.

                          The Unique Benefits at this Estate:
                          We live only 7 miles from The Villages, Florida's premier retirement community. All the great chain restaurants are nearby. Lots of great shopping, and ,of course, golf! Many of our guests have told us they love visiting and playing in The Villages but prefer staying on the lake where there is so much more room to move around. This is especially true of guests with small children or dogs. Our two plus acres is the ideal venue for weddings with up to 150 guests.


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                          • Swor Cottage Resort is also a fabulous choice for unforgettable Lake Weir weddings

                            Swor Cottage Resort is also a fabulous choice for unforgettable Lake Weir weddings

                          • Elegant Victorian master suite with private balcony (upstairs in The Bunkhouse)

                            Elegant Victorian master suite with private balcony (upstairs in The Bunkhouse)

                          • Family Great Room ~ Queen bed and 2 bunkbeds- upstairs Bunkhouse. Kitchentte, TV

                            Family Great Room ~ Queen bed and 2 bunkbeds- upstairs Bunkhouse. Kitchentte, TV

                          • Boat/Video Lounge with wine bar and queen sofa sleeper  (downstairs / Bunkhouse)

                            Boat/Video Lounge with wine bar and queen sofa sleeper (downstairs / Bunkhouse)

                          • Covered lower deck of the Boathouse features bar and grill and summer kitchen.

                            Covered lower deck of the Boathouse features bar and grill and summer kitchen.

                          • King Suite ~ English Cottage (featuring Tempurpedic mattress) and Direct TV.

                            King Suite ~ English Cottage (featuring Tempurpedic mattress) and Direct TV.

                          • Front entrance to the Owner's Cottage where the couple happily reside year round

                            Front entrance to the Owner's Cottage where the couple happily reside year round

                          • Weddings at the lake are especially unique and memorable at Swor Cottage. See FB

                            Weddings at the lake are especially unique and memorable at Swor Cottage. See FB

                          • 200 ft. of sparkling white sand beach- perfect for fabulous Lake Weir weddings!

                            200 ft. of sparkling white sand beach- perfect for fabulous Lake Weir weddings!

                          • Covered dining patio outside Bunkhouse seats 16. Fire pit with free firewood.

                            Covered dining patio outside Bunkhouse seats 16. Fire pit with free firewood.

                          • All active members of the US Military receive booking discounts at Swor Cottage.

                            All active members of the US Military receive booking discounts at Swor Cottage.

                          • We love hosting weddings with up to 150 guests. See more photos on our FB page.

                            We love hosting weddings with up to 150 guests. See more photos on our FB page.

                          • Our western themed Bunkhouse sleeps 8-11 and offers plenty of room for everyone.

                            Our western themed Bunkhouse sleeps 8-11 and offers plenty of room for everyone.

                          • Upstairs bath in the Victorian BR suite features authentic 1858 soaking tub.

                            Upstairs bath in the Victorian BR suite features authentic 1858 soaking tub.

                          • Bunkhouse playroom/bedroom features toys and large selection of G-Rated movies.

                            Bunkhouse playroom/bedroom features toys and large selection of G-Rated movies.

                          • Fully stocked kitchen is located on the ground floor of The Bunkhouse.

                            Fully stocked kitchen is located on the ground floor of The Bunkhouse.

                          • The English Cottage sleeps 4. Kitchenette, laundry room, Living/Dining, MB/bath.

                            The English Cottage sleeps 4. Kitchenette, laundry room, Living/Dining, MB/bath.

                          • Cottage sleeps 2 or 4 and is handicapp accessible. Rose garden in the back yard.

                            Cottage sleeps 2 or 4 and is handicapp accessible. Rose garden in the back yard.

                          • The lawns and walkways are professionally maintained year round at Swor Cottage.

                            The lawns and walkways are professionally maintained year round at Swor Cottage.

                          • Dramatic winding stairway is one of three pathways leading to the lake. See FB.

                            Dramatic winding stairway is one of three pathways leading to the lake. See FB.

                          • Swor Cottage is the premier wedding venue on Lake Weir. See FB for recent photos

                            Swor Cottage is the premier wedding venue on Lake Weir. See FB for recent photos

                          • Many happy couples have held their weddings at Swor Cottage. More about us on FB

                            Many happy couples have held their weddings at Swor Cottage. More about us on FB

                          • Please go to our Swor Cottage FB page to see more photos of recent weddings.

                            Please go to our Swor Cottage FB page to see more photos of recent weddings.

                          • Sunsets are spectacular at Swor Cottage.  See more on our FB page where we feature recent photos of weddings held on our beach or under our giant granddaddy 'wedding oak tree.'

                            Sunsets are spectacular at Swor Cottage. See more on our FB page where we feature recent photos of weddings held on our beach or under our giant granddaddy 'wedding oak tree.'

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                          Sleeps 15

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