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Grandma’s house is a beautifully furnished 2 bedroom, 2 bath home that was lovingly tended to by our grandmother. From the custom draperies to the soothing wall colors, everything about this place says comfort. The master bedroom has a private full bath with shower. The exceptionally large second bedroom has an extra-long king size bed but if your group is larger than 4, we can add a queen size air mattress to the room to accommodate additional guests. Its full bathroom is just next to the bedroom door. Owners Bill and Erin are close by so let us know if you need anything special for your stay. The screened-in back porch is a wonderful place to sit and enjoy nature overlooking the landscaped fenced back yard. Located on a quiet street, a stay in this centrally located property gives you easy access to everything Central Florida has to offer.
New Smryna Beach is a quick 35 minute drive and world famous Daytona Beach with its awesome Daytona International Speedway - NASCAR.com racing is also 35 minutes away. Both beaches allow driving and parking on the beach. A beach bag complete with beach towels and cooler are ready for you in this home’s fully equipped laundry room complete with large capacity washer and dryer. Deland is home to Stetson University, the Stetson Mansion wired for electricity by Thomas Edison himself, and Sandhill Golf Course open to the public. De Leon Springs State Park is nearby with The Old Spanish Sugar Mill , famous for its pancakes made right at your table- a must for breakfast lovers. You can pack a picnic lunch and relax all day under the huge shade trees, enjoy canoeing on the river or a swim in the natural spring at this beautiful state park. The St John’s river runs through Deland and offers many types of activities at the nearby marina which also has a rustic seafood restaurant (St. Johns River Cruises).
Deland has been awarded the “Best Small Town in Florida” many times and holds regular festivals including the Dog Parade, The Christmas Boat Parade, juried art festivals, and several holiday parades like Veterans day and homecoming. MainStreet DeLand Association - Deland, FL link can show you the upcoming calendar of events.
And of course, Orlando’s world class attractions are just an hour away, including Disney World, Epcot, SeaWorld, famous International Drive and Universal Studios with its newest Harry Potter themed attractions. Day trips might include U.S. Air Force Space & Missile Museum in Cape Canaveral, the world class Outlet shopping area in Saint Augustine- the oldest settlement in America, or a trip to Busch Gardens in Tampa. Gainesville, home to the University of Florida is two hours north and Florida’s gulf coast to the West is about 3 hours. Tarpon Springs on the Gulf coast is another easy day trip. Awesome off shore fishing is offered at several nearby marinas, weather permitting. These include Reel Deal Offshore Fishing in Ponce Inlet. Check out TripAdvisor for more information.
The Daytona airport is only 25 minutes away as is the Sanford International Airport served by many European travelers. The Orlando International airport is approximately 1 hour away.
There is plenty to do and see in Central Florida and Grandma’s House will make sure you’re stay is comfortable. Book your stay today!
35 Minute drive to New Smyrna Beach or Daytona Beach, 15 Minute drive to Deleon Springs State Park or Blue Springs State Park. Beach amenities including lawn chairs, beach towels, and cooler are provided. ...moreless
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Ideal Location: Enjoy the very best of both old and new Florida without living and sleeping in the crowds and noise. From visiting the famous Daytona Beach, kayaking in the St Johns River, taking a trip to Disney or Seaworld, swimming with the Manatees at Blue Springs or Ponce De Leon Springs, renting a House Boat at Hontoon, surfing at New Smryna, choosing between 3 nearby water parks, to strolling Historic Downtown Deland, each day can be a new adventure. Enjoy!
Year Purchased: 2007
About the owner: We are a local DeLand family with 30 years of real estate management experience. We also own the DeLand Marigold apartments, and two other VRBO properties in Cedar Key, Fl. These include the Treehouse, VRBO #467642 and Goose Cove Cottage VRBO #467643.
Why the Owner Chose De Land: My wife's mother lived in this house for 20 years and now she lives with us. We purchased the property from her in 2007. She originally chose this home because of its location in a peaceful neighborhood and proximity to historic downtown full of locally-owned shops and restaurants. It is also only 3 miles away from the beautiful St. Johns River.
The Unique Benefits at this House: Inside, the home is laid out like two suites each with bedroom and bathroom. Adjacent to the living area is a screened patio that faces the landscaped private fenced backyard, a relaxing place for morning coffee or tea. The whole property is designed around comfort and quietness.