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Custom Home - 11 Acre Orange Grove Near Golf/Tennis Resort in Howey in the Hills

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Last updated: 03/25/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1-30 nights
  • Sleeps:10
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, Office w/bed, sleeps 10 total

Faro Groves is an 11 acre working Citrus Orchard. Experience the beauty of living with nature. Yet only 5 miles from the Mission Inn Golf & Tennis Resort. We are centrally located with easy access (10 minutes) to the Florida
Turnpike, 35 minutes to the Disney, SeaWorld, Universal Studios Resort Area and only 1 1/2 hours to Daytona Beach and the Atlantic Ocean. The custom 2400 sq ft Southwestern style home has many designer qualities, with unique architecture, high ceilings, arches and a spacious Great Room with Kiva fireplace. The house is light and bright with many, many windows that gives you the feeling of living with nature...while having all the creature comforts of a modern home. The Gourmet Kitchen, has all Kitchen Aid appliances including a convection electric oven, microwave, side by side refrigerator and dishwasher. The Master bathroom has a two-person Garden tub, and an extra large walk-in shower with river stone flooring.

Property Description and Amenities: Faro Groves is environmentally friendly and energy efficient certified. 'Green' is our favorite color at Faro Groves. Here you will have Orchard and ranch views from the Dining Room, Living Room, Master, and spare Bedrooms. In fact, every room has a 'Green' view. Bedrooms and a office(with a futon), 2 Full Baths, Very Private Backyard (10 acres), that includes a 40 x 30 enclosed lanai with 2 tables and chairs for eating outside and watching the sunset,
outdoor firepit, and hot tub. Fireplace,(woodburning with propane starter) in the Great Room, 15' glass sliding pocket doors that open from the great room onto the lanai. Front Courtyard off the dining area with table and chairs to have your morning coffee and watch the sunrise. VCR/DVD Player, Stereo CD Player, Blender/Ice Crusher, Iron/Ironing Board, Full Kitchen, Cooking Utensils, Linens, Beach Towels, Washer & Dryer, Gas Grill (BBQ), Coffee Maker, Toaster, Central Air & Heat Pump, Large Screen TV.

What to Do and See !!!: There's much to do in and all around Howey in the Hills, Lake County, and Central Florida.

Tennis and Golf (just 5 minutes from Faro Groves)
The Mission Inn and Country Club
Rates upon request..

Mount Dora
A Picturesque lakeside community known for its antique shops, gift shops, day spas, wonderful restaurants, and historic town tours by either train or horse drawn carriage.

Community Theater Productions
Eustis - Bay Street Theater
Leesburg - Melon Patch Players
Clermont - Moonlight Players
Mount Dora - Mount Dora Theater Company

Renninger's (This is a must !)
Mt. Dora's Antique Bazaar and Flea Market

Yalaha Country Bakery (Just around the corner from Faro Groves)
Bavarian bakery with Saturday morning (10:00 a.m.) Live Folk Music.

Lakeridge Winery, Clermont
Tours, wine tasting and weekend art/music festivals.

Canoe Trips
Alexander, Juniper and Wekiva Springs (contact us for more information)

Lake County is among the 'Top 50 places
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Member since: 2010

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/25/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 2440 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 10
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms


  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television


  • Away From It All
  • Family


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Lake
  • Rural:

    Faro Groves is located on a 12 Acre Orange Grove. The home sits on an acre of cleared grass with spectacular views of the sunrise and sunset. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Backpack
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace:

    Faro Groves has a wood burning fireplace with an gas starter...So easy to take the chill off the day....moreless

  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    An Open space that allows the inside outside and outside inside. Huge sliding doors that expose the 40 x 40 screened in patio....during the winter your home is expended as you enjoy the fresh air.......moreless

  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    An abundance of parking for your boats, trailers and cars......moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    A gourmet kitchen awaits. The kitchen comes completely equipped with anything you might need, with views of the Grove from every turn......moreless

  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    The kitchen will come equipped with items such as salt, pepper, sugar, coffee, tea and a few other spices to get you going from your first day....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Courtyard
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    A six person hot tub sits on the large screened patio for your enjoyment....moreless

  • Outdoor Hot Tub


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Dec 1 - Apr 30, 2017
30 night min stay

May 1 - Nov 30, 2017
30 night min stay

Dec 1 - Apr 30, 2018
30 night min stay

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning $150
  • Taxes Not included

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 03/25/2017
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40 Miles
Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Mission Inn
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Mission Inn
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 19
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Mission Inn
5 Miles
Nearest Ski
Lake Harris/Hickory Point
95 Miles
Nearest Beach
Cocoa Beach

Car: Necessary

Faro Groves is located between Leesburg, Florida and Clermont in Yalaha/Howey in the Hills. We are close to Dining, Grocery Stores, several state parks that have dog parks and great hiking/walking trails. Access to Lake Harris is 5 miles from our doorstep. At Hickory Point you can launch your boat, picnic, walk, attend festivals, bird watch and go canoeing.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: Faro Groves has been our home for over 11 years. We are now retired and travel extensively but still call Faro Groves our home.

Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/25/2017

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  • Arriving at Faro Groves

    Arriving at Faro Groves

  • Great Room

    Great Room

  • Kitchen and Dining Room

    Kitchen and Dining Room

  • Hot Tub and Screened Enclosure

    Hot Tub and Screened Enclosure

  • Entrance to Faro Grove

    Entrance to Faro Grove

  • Kiva Wood Burning Fireplace

    Kiva Wood Burning Fireplace

  • Kitchen


  • Indoor Outdoor Living

    Indoor Outdoor Living

  • Orange Trees

    Orange Trees

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