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Waterfront Harris Chain of Lakes, 45 Min from Disney.

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Front of House, garage has screens, but can be opened and has garage door opener

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Last updated: 07/21/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Tavares house description

Sleeps 6 comfortably. This single story home is located near Tavares Florida “America’s Seaplane City” on the Harris Chain of Lakes, over 37,000 acres of Central Florida’s best Bass Fishing and Boating is right outside the door. Only 41 Miles from Walt Disney World and the rest of the Central Florida attractions makes this one of the best sportsman / family locations in the state.

The House: The Master Bedroom suite has a queen bed, 36 in. LCD TV, and private bathroom with large walk-in shower. 2nd Bedroom has twin beds and bathroom with tub/shower is right outside the door off the hallway. There is also a queen sized Murphy Bed if needed. The kitchen is equipped with newer appliances including side by side refrigerator, glass-top range with oven, over the range microwave, dishwasher. Double wall ovens make this kitchen a gourmet’s delight. All pots & pans, dishes, flatware, utensils, towels and linens, basic paper and cleaning products are also furnished. The great room features a wall to wall exposed brick wood burning fireplace with custom made mantel, crown mouldings and is furnished with a leather stationary sofa, cocktail ottoman, and two recliners, a new 40” flat panel HD LED TV with satellite and a DVD player. The 18’ X 20’ screened lanai has a Jenn-Air grill/range, and a 4 burner Gas Grill, and a 36” TV. An open deck leads to the boat dock. Five ceiling fans, central heat & air conditioning will keep you comfortable. The dinette area can be used as a game room, as most times people eat on the lanai. There are a variety of books and board games that you are welcome to use. The patio has a glass top table with 6 chairs, suitable for dining, as well as a Poker Table Top custom made to fit the table for those late night poker games. Wireless internet is included. There is plenty of privacy, a privacy fence on the right, canal with green-space on other side, empty lot to the left.

Bring Your Boat! Dock with lift to handle up to a 20 ft. boat.

The Area: The home is located near Lake County’s rolling hills on a quiet street in Lake Harris Shores Subdivision that is surrounded by canals and lagoons that lead into Lake Harris, (ranked in the Top 10 best Bass Fishing Lakes in Florida) and the other lakes in the 6 lake chain, all navagable by boat (Harris/Eustis/Dora/Beauclair/Carlton/Griffin). Harris Chain has hosted many Professional and Amateur Fishing tournaments including the B.A.S.S. Elite Series Sunshine Showdown and the Southern Regional College Series. There are several restaurants for your casual dining pleasure located on the lakes which you can get to by boat, including Hurricane Dockside Grill, The Hideaway, Crazy Gator’s, J.B. Boondocks, Buzzard Beach Grill, and Sinbad’s. There are public docks in the cities of Tavares, Eustis, and Mount Dora where shopping and dining is available. And if fine dining is what you want, the Mission Inn is located in nearby Howey-in-the-Hills (7 Miles). Golf Courses are located throughout the area, Deer Island CC, Bay Tree, CC of Mt Dora also Sugarloaf Mountain is a few miles away, the highest elevation on the Florida peninsula.
For Race Fans, Daytona is only one hour away. Bikers are always welcome, enjoy Bike Week, Bike’toberfest and the Leesburg Bike Fest (April) nearby and cruise the Green Mountain Scenic Byway one of the best rides in the state.
Explore the Dora Canal, a natural wonder that is like a jungle cruise, on your way to Mount Dora (by boat). Mt Dora with it’s quaint shops and restaurants and it’s many festivals make it a favorite destination for Florida visitors. This is a great location for families on Spring Break or any Florida vacation.

If you like wildlife, there are many species to watch for, such as Alligators, Anhinga (snake necked duck), Great Blue Herons, Great White and Snowy Egrets, Ospreys, Hawks, Limpkins, Eagles, and others, who make there way up and down the 80’ wide 5’ deep Bass Canal.
Fish species in lakes and canals include: Largemouth Bass, Sunshine Bass, Stripped Bass, Catfish, Gar, Crappie, Shellcracker, Brim, and others.

There are 2 large shade trees on the east and south sides, and citrus trees on the west, help yourself to Ruby Red Grapefruit, Valencia and Navel Oranges and Ponderosa Lemons in season.
Area Attractions:
Walt Disney World 41 Miles via US 27 S
Sea World 46 Miles via Florida’s Turnpike S
Universal Studios Florida 41 Miles via Florida’s Turnpike S
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay 85 Miles via SR 50 W and I-75 S
Silver Springs 48 Miles via US 441 N
Daytona Beach 68 Miles via SR 44 E and I-4 E
Daytona Int. Speedway 60 Miles via SR 44 E and I-4 E
New Smyrna Beach 69 Miles via SR 44 E
Kennedy Space Center 90 Miles via Turnpike S to 528 Exy. E
Ocala National Forest 25 Miles via SR 19 N
Downtown Orlando 32 Miles via US 441 S.
St Augustine, nation’s oldest city 100 Miles via SR19N / SR 40E / I-95 N
Gainesville home of the FL Gators 95 Miles via Turnpike N, to I-75 N
Lakeridge Winery & Vineyards 10 Miles CR 561S to US 27 N
Florida Citrus Bowl 32 Miles via US 441 S
Bright House Networks Stadium UCF 53 Miles via Turnpike and SR 408E
Raymond James Stadium Tampa Bay 92 Miles via SR 50 W and I 75 S
Legoland 60 Miles via US 27 S
MCO Orlando Int Airport 48 Miles
Leesburg Int. Airport (municipal) 11 Miles
Tavares Seaplane Base 7 Miles
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel/Casino Tampa 83 Miles
US 27 S to I-4 W

* 6 Mo rentals are on a lease, there will be no sales tax. Utilities not included except for water and trash pick-up. On rental of 6 months or more.

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 1514 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Wheelchair Accessible
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Events Allowed
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

            36' TV wall mounted in master bedroom....moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

            Twin Beds, dresser and nightstand...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

            A queen murphy bed is available in Dining Rm...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

            ...moreless

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

            Newly renovated...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Dock Your boat right outside your door.

              Entertainment

              • Television:

                1 40' New Flat Panel in living room 1 36' Flat panel in Master bedroom 1 36' tube on Lanai...moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                Dish Network 50 channels including locals....moreless

              • Music Library
              • Games
              • Books
              • Game Room
              • DVD Player:

                2...moreless

              • Video Library
              • Video Games
              • Stereo

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Budget
              • Family
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions
              • Historic
              • Romantic

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Restaurants
              • Theme Parks
              • Water Parks
              • Winery Tours
              • Coin Laundry
              • Library
              • Playground
              • Museums
              • Cinemas
              • Festivals
              • Forests
              • Zoo
              • Recreation Center

              Leisure Activities

              • Horseback Riding
              • Antiquing
              • Bird Watching
              • Eco Tourism
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Photography
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking

              local services and businesses

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

              Location Type

              • Lakefront:

                On 80' wide canal, which leads to Little Lake Harris and 6 other lake in the 'Harris Chain'...moreless

              • Lake:

                On a canal that goes into Little Lake Harris and the Harris Chain of 6 lakes, all connected by canals. Great fishing and boating....moreless

              • River:

                Not a river but a canal, that leads into Little Lake Harris....moreless

              • Town:

                The city of Tavares hosts the annual antique boat festival.Classic Raceboat Spring Regatta & Classic Car Show ...moreless

              • Village:

                The village of Mt Dora if famous for it's festivals, Fine Arts, Arts & Crafts and many more....moreless

              • Water View:

                On 80' wide canal that leads into Lake Harris a 15,000 acre lake, connected to 5 other lakes by canals. Greenspace on otherside of canal, wildlife abounds....moreless

              • Waterfront:

                Your back door from Lanai is about 15 feet to the seawall....moreless

              sports and adventure activities

              • Fly Fishing
              • Equestrian Events
              • Water Tubing
              • Hiking
              • Cycling
              • Hunting
              • Jet Skiing
              • Sailing
              • Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Pier Fishing
              • Roller Blading
              • Water Skiing

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                  Dining

                  • Dining Room
                  • Dining:

                    Furnished with antique dining group....moreless

                  • Seating for 6 people

                  General

                  • Living Room:

                    Leather Sofa, Matching Gravity Recliner and a Leather Rocker Recliner. Leather Cocktail Ottoman. End Tables and lamps, LED TV...moreless

                  • Garage:

                    1 Car w/opener...moreless

                  • Washing Machine:

                    Front loader...moreless

                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    Front loader...moreless

                  • Air Conditioning:

                    Central Heat & Air...moreless

                  • Fireplace:

                    Woodburning...moreless

                  • Internet:

                    Wireless broadband furnished....moreless

                  • Heating
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Parking
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Telephone:

                    including nationwide long distance....moreless

                  • Hair Dryer

                  Kitchen

                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Lanai / Gazebo:

                    18' X 20' Screened...moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    Jenn-Air grill range on lanai and Gas Grill...moreless

                  • Golf:

                    Deer Island CC 9 Miles CC of Mount Dora 14 Miles Mission Inn Resort and Club 7 Miles Bay Tree Executive GC 7 Miles Arlington Ridge GC 15 Miles Plantation GC 17 miles Zellwood Station GC 12 Mile...moreless

                   

                  Reviews

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Summer
                  May 1 - Aug 28, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $100
                  $600 $1,400
                  David
                  Jun 4 - Jun 20, 2015
                  17 night min stay

                  $1,300
                  flat fee
                  My Standard Rate
                  5 night min stay
                  $115
                  $700 $1,650
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Cleaning Fee $60 + tax
                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
                  • Tax Rate 11%

                  Notes:

                  Now booking for Winter 2014-2015, 6 month min. Longer term rental are welcome, rates may vary with season. A larger security deposit and cleaning fee could apply.

                  We are very flexible, if you don't see what you are looking for please ask, we will try to accommodate when as possible.


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                  Last updated: 07/21/2014
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                  Location

                  48 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Orlando and Sanford International MCO & SFB
                  7 Miles
                  Nearest Train
                  Orange Blossom Cannonball
                  10 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Florida's Turnpike
                  68 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Daytona Beach
                  0.4 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Lake Harris Pub
                  9 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Deer Island Country Club
                  4.7 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Billy's Cafe

                  Car: Necessary

                  The home is located near Lake County’s rolling hills on a quiet street in Lake Harris Shores Subdivision that is surrounded by canals and lagoons that lead into Lake Harris, (ranked in the Top 10 best Bass Fishing Lakes in Florida) and the other lakes in the chain (Eustis/Dora/Beauclair/Carlton/Griffin). At the end of the street there is a boat ramp for residents. Harris Chain has hosted many Professional and Amateur Fishing tournaments including the B.A.S.S. Elite Series Sunshine Showdown and the Southern Regional College Series. There are several restaurants for your casual dining pleasure located on the lakes which you can get to by boat, including Hurricane Dockside Grill, The Hideaway, Crazy Gator’s, J.B. Boondocks, Buzzard Beach Grill, O'Keef's Irish Pub, Al's Landing and Sinbad’s. There are public docks in the cities of Tavares, Eustis, and Mount Dora where shopping and dining is available. And if fine dining is what you want, the Mission Inn is located in nearby Howey-in-the-Hills (7 Miles) .Golf Courses are located throughout the area, Deer Island CC, Bay Tree, CC of Mt Dora also Sugarloaf Mountain is a few miles away, the highest elevation in Florida.

                  For Race Fans, Daytona is only one hour away. Biker are always welcome, enjoy Bike Week, Bike’toberfest and the Leesburg Bike Fest (April) nearby and cruise the Green Mountain Scenic Byway one of the best rides in the state.

                  Explore the Dora Canal, a natural wonder that is like a jungle cruise, on the way to Mount Dora, (by boat) with its quaint shops and restaurants, it’s many festivals make it a favorite destination for Florida visitors. Also The 'BIG HOUSE' Sports complex is only 2 1/2 miles away. This is a great location for families on Spring Break or any Florida vacation.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2002

                  About the owner: I am originally from Maine, where I met Barbara in 1970, we have now been married for 43 years, have 3 grown children, 2 girls, 1 boy. and they have blessed us with a total of 5 grandchildren. We have been full-time residents of Florida since 1985, now live in Longwood about 24 miles from the Lake Harris house. Barbara is retired and Dan works as an insurance agent specializing in senior products.

                  Why the Owner Chose Tavares:
                  Fishing and boating are two of my favorite passtimes. I have always wanted to live on the chain-of-lakes. Love to watch the wildlife, while enjoyng my morning coffee. Quiet county setting, yet close to all that Central Florida has to offer.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  Bring your boat and dock it right outside your door! Property has a boat dock available for your use. Boat dock and lift is right outside your back door. Dock also has fish cleaning station with running water and electricity.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

                   

                  Photos

                  • Front of House, garage has screens, but can be opened and has garage door opener

                    Front of House, garage has screens, but can be opened and has garage door opener

                  • 40' LED TV, DVD, Ceiling Fan, Leather Furniture for your comfort.

                    40' LED TV, DVD, Ceiling Fan, Leather Furniture for your comfort.

                  • Double Wall Ovens , wine glasses, bakers rack.

                    Double Wall Ovens , wine glasses, bakers rack.

                  • Kitchen, Light & Bright fully equipt. Window overlooks waterfront.

                    Kitchen, Light & Bright fully equipt. Window overlooks waterfront.

                  • Screened Lanai, has new gas grill, also Jenn-air electric grill. Skylight

                    Screened Lanai, has new gas grill, also Jenn-air electric grill. Skylight

                  • Dinette, with bookcases, plenty of books and board games for your enjoyment.

                    Dinette, with bookcases, plenty of books and board games for your enjoyment.

                  • From the canal, Chinese rain tree in its red bloom.

                    From the canal, Chinese rain tree in its red bloom.

                  • Dora Canal a must see, take a short boat ride to Mt Dora.

                    Dora Canal a must see, take a short boat ride to Mt Dora.

                  • Canal view, bring your boat!

                    Canal view, bring your boat!

                  • Gazebo at Common Area, private beach, at end of street.

                    Gazebo at Common Area, private beach, at end of street.

                  • New Deck 12/13

                    New Deck 12/13

                  • 2nd Bedroom with 2 twins

                    2nd Bedroom with 2 twins

                  • Fireplace, Sofa w/ottoman and 2 recliners, TV, DVD, Ceiling Fan. Relax.

                    Fireplace, Sofa w/ottoman and 2 recliners, TV, DVD, Ceiling Fan. Relax.

                  • Lots of Cabinets in Kitchen, all utensils included.

                    Lots of Cabinets in Kitchen, all utensils included.

                  • New counter stools added May 2014.

                    New counter stools added May 2014.

                  • Dining room furnished with 1920s period furniture.

                    Dining room furnished with 1920s period furniture.

                  • Dining room, murphy bed shown, for extra guests.

                    Dining room, murphy bed shown, for extra guests.

                  • View of canal with boat lift and deck. Chinese rain tree in it yellow blooms.

                    View of canal with boat lift and deck. Chinese rain tree in it yellow blooms.

                  • Guest 'Patty' caught a nice big Bass, April 2013, right off the seawall.

                    Guest 'Patty' caught a nice big Bass, April 2013, right off the seawall.

                  • Boat dock with electric lift. Note has outside deck also.

                    Boat dock with electric lift. Note has outside deck also.

                  • Airboat on the canal

                    Airboat on the canal

                  • Sunrise over canal, shows boat and dock/lift.

                    Sunrise over canal, shows boat and dock/lift.

                  • Ultra comfort, 'Kingsdown' Latex mattress.

                    Ultra comfort, 'Kingsdown' Latex mattress.

                  • 2nd Bedroom with Twin Beds, dresser, nightstand.

                    2nd Bedroom with Twin Beds, dresser, nightstand.

                  $100 - $115 per night (USD)
                  8

                  2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

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