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Visit 'Real Florida' on the outskirts of Orlando. The area is quiet yet convenient to many Orlando, Daytona Mount Dora and New Smyrna attractions!
Our spacious home has a guest 'suite' with 3 available bedrooms and 1 private bathroom. Bedroom #1 has a queen sized bed, bedroom #2 has 2 twin sized beds, bedroom #3 has 1 queen sized bed and a recliner. Bedrooms #2 and #3 are adjoining. Every bed has a hand crafted custom designed quilt by Wild Violet Quilt Studio.
The home's indoor common areas include 2 large living spaces, 2 indoor limestone fire places, kitchen and bar. 1 indoor living space has a TV with DVD player and access to internet (Netflix, Pandora, etc.) but not cable. The outdoor area includes a large salt water pool area, gas outdoor fire pit, barbeque grill and pool bathroom. Enjoy shade umbrellas, pool floats, popsicles and cold drinks. Out back past the fence is a small dock on a canal to Lake Markham. Fishing and john boat rides available for additional charge.
Patrick has spent at least 20 years driving boats up and down the local rivers in his spare time. He would gladly take you on a personally guided tour on the river of your choice for additional charge. Winter time it is nice to go on the Saint John's River to Blue Springs to see the Manatees and have a picnic lunch. In summer time try the Saint John's River to Silver Glenn. An alternate trip any time of year is to go up the Wekiva River to the local tiki bar/swimming hole.
Patrick and Erin grew up believing people make a house a home. As one of the oldest of 7 children Patrick learned to cook a fabulous southern Sunday brunch very early in life. Erin grew up going to Grandma's every year where 30-40 people stayed for the holidays with only 1 bathroom! We do not intend those extreme conditions but we both love people and wish to meet new people and share our home with others.
Other than the main Central Florida attractions - don't forget we are also convenient to the Sanford Orlando International Airport, Kennedy Space Center, Daytona Speedway and beach, New Smyrna Beach, cross-county bike/walking trails, Orlando City soccer fields, Central Florida Zoo, Lake Sylvan Park and recreation center, Blue Springs National Park, Wekiva River, St. John's River, Mount Dora, Sanford riverwalk, Sanford splash pad and large outdoor playground, Heathrow bars and restaurants, shoppes and movie theater, Ocala National Forest....the list is endless.
We are approx. 15 minutes to Sanford Orlando International Airport, 25 minutes from Disney attractions, 40 minutes to the Orlando International Airport, 30 minutes to downtown Orlando (Orlando Science Center, Church and Wall Streets), 45 minutes to premiere outlet shopping. There is easy access to Interstate 4 and toll roads 429 and 417.
We welcome all guests! We are ready to accommodate families with babies and small children. The youngest guest we have hosted is 6 weeks old. She was great!
We will prepare breakfast for you each day between 7-9am. We like to serve a variety – including but not limited to homemade bread, stuffed French toast, hot/cold cereals, eggs, bacon, sausage, biscuits and gravy, blueberry or chocolate chip pancakes, home-made frappuccinos, fresh fruit smoothies, coffee, hot cocoa and tea bar.
Come visit and see the stars from the back yard with a short commute to many Central Florida attractions! Guest Access 2 family living spaces, kitchen,pool, hot tub, pool bathroom, kitchen, outdoor jungle gym The Neighborhood Our neighborhood is within walking distance to the Orlando City Soccer professional soccer fields, a well-kept county park, county bike trails and the Wekiva River.
Show ID at check-in.
Only registered guests are allowed in the home.
No minors under 18 years old may be on the premisis without adult supervision.
Please do not put anything in the toilet except toilet paper. The septic tank can not handle anything else.
Kindly remove your shoes at the door upon entry.
Breakfast is available each day and is included with your stay. Lunch and dinner should be planned outside the bed and breakfast.
Kitchen and laundry facilities are not for guest use.
Do not feed the dog. Do not invite or coerce the dog onto the furniture.
Personal guided boat tour of the local rivers and springs is available with advanced notice for additional costs.
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Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
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Please do not put anything in the toilets except for toiler paper. The septic tank can not handle it.
Keep all food in the kitchen area to prevent a problem with bugs.
Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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Kennedy Space Center, The Orlando Repratory Theater, Amway Center, Disney, St. John's River, Blue Springs, Silver Glen, Historic Downtown Sanford, nature, quiet
Year Purchased: 2011
About the owner: Patrick and I enjoy many hobbies and activities such as water skiing, bike riding, hosting parties, home brewing beer, and traveling. We also have a 6 year old son who keeps us laughing daily! We have opened our home as a 'host' on this website in hopes that we can expose ourselves and our son to new friends, cultures and experiences through the process. So far we have been truly blessed by the guests coming into our home.
We enjoy helping visitors plan their activites by giving 'Tips from the locals'. If you have a question - we are very open and honest, just ask! We have a welcoming, relaxing and quiet home.
Why the Owner Chose Sanford: We've had such a great response from our guests on another website - we want to start working with VRBO also!