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Charming Victorian jewel, Historic District, Central to Daytona,Beach,Orlando"""

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,470 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Loft + Den, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6-10) --12 if children

Charmingly restored 3 story, historic Victorian house. Located on a quiet street just 2 block walking distance from thriving historic DeLand mainstreet. Centrally located 20 minutes from Daytona/International Speedway race track, 30 minutes to beach, 40 minutes to Orlando/theme parks. Walking distance to Stetson University, restaurants, shopping, antique stores, grocery store, children's parks, museums, downtown events/activities... Relax on the wrap around porch with a beverage overlooking timeless southern view of oak canopy street and wrought iron front gates/gas lanterns. Enjoy a coffee or BBQ in the back garden overlooking the formal pond/patio.

The children will enjoy the fenced yard with 2 story playhouse, a slide and swings . Kitchen has full amenities with timeless charm and modern updated features.

Each floor has it's own bathroom. 1st floor: has sleeping arrangements(twin) and walk in shower with assisting shower bars (just three steps to enter home). 2nd floor: 3 bedrooms (king, 2 queen & 1full) with large full bath. The 3rd floor: features it's own kitchen/bar(dishwasher, sink, refrigerator), media room, luxury full bath, children's loft, murphy bed and several other sleeping options.

Keywords: Historical, Stetson University, Daytona, Beaches, Races, Biketoberfest, Bike Week, motorcycles, sky diving, lakes, boating, fishing, swimming, beach, mall, shopping, Orlando, Disney, Universal Studios, water park, moss oak trees, palm trees, garden pond, garden parks, restaurants antiques, hitoric tours, art, theater, zoo, state park, springs, lakes, swing, playground, playhouse, cycling trails

More Details

Chris & Rhonda
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 11, 2018

About Chris & Rhonda

My husband and I were born and raised in Florida(my husband in DeLand). We spent 8 years lovingly restoring this1905 southern jewel. We enjoy the many activities and pedestrian lifestyle thriving downtown DeLand provides.

Chris & Rhonda purchased this house in 2001

Why Chris & Rhonda chose Richs Deland

We have many family and friends who live in Florida. We lived in this home for many years and retained it as our vacation home upon moving for a career opportunity. It is wonderful that we can still enjoy our DeLand roots, home and share it with others.

What makes this house unique

People ask what is my favorite room and I always say, 'the wrap around porch' : ) Sunset is my favorite time to have a beverage on the porch as the ocean breeze rolls inland and the moss changes different colors from the sun--- A nice beginning to the evening before walking downtown for dinner & entertainment. My children would argue it is the media room/guest suite(loft) on the 3rd floor.


Richs Deland House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2470 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , 1st floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , 2nd floor large bath with double sinks and walk in closet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Restored org. claw foot tub, hand held shower/3rd fl.
  • 3 full baths, tankless water heater (endless hot water)
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 2nd floor private room
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 2nd floor master private room ---Bay window seating area
    Bedroom 3 - 2 queen , 2nd floor private or share room 2 beds
    Den - 1 twin/ single , Den 1st floor pvt with attached full bathroom/shower
    Bedroom 4 - 3 sleep sofa /futon , 1 murphy bed , very comfortable queen size Murphy-- pvt bath, 3rd fl.
  • 5 private sleeping opportunities, King size bed is feather bed, hotel quality linens, 3 convertible couches on 3rd floor, 1 single in den, Murphy Bed (1) queen size on 3rd floor
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Garden with pond, playhouse, playground equipment, slide, swings, porch swing, media room has kitchen/bar with dishwasher & refrigerator, 2 car garage with additional parking


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Charming Victorian jewel, Historic District, Central to Daytona,Beach,Orlando
average rating of 4.8717947 based on 39 reviews

Beautiful, warm and accommodating home.

  • 5 of 5

Excellent location, well equipped. The owner has gone to great lengths to make the house as comfortable as possible. We look forward to renting again!

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely restored historic home in Deland

  • 3 of 5

The property is a well restored older home close to the Downtown main street in Historic DeLand Florida. It is an easy walk to Stetson University and a good selection of nice restaurants and bars. The home is comfortable and clean and was a nice oasis to return to at the end of the day.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home restored for vacation rental

  • 5 of 5

this magnificent home, near the heart of DeLand is a jewel and needs to be experienced! The owners could not have been more gracious or helpful. they were quick to respond to any questions, and very helpful when needed. This home was everything it was advertised to be and more. From the wrap around front porch (which came in handy as a place to sit and watch a couple of crazy storms role through), to the beautiful wood floors, spacious bedrooms and a very special gem on the third floor. the home needs to be experienced and I could not recommend it any higher. We use VRBO/Homeaway regularly, and this is the nicest place we have found yet. My wife and I and our family that traveled with us love older homes. if you are in the area and need a place to stay, try here!

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Leesburg, FL

Great house for a family gathering!

  • 5 of 5

Rented the house so family could all stay together for a wedding in town. It was roomy enough for all of us with plenty of charm. Loved the porch. Grandkids loved the outside play area. Everyone loved the easy walk to town. So nice to walk to dinner and libations!

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming vintage home in a great location.

  • 5 of 5

This spacious home is an easy three block walk from the shops and restaurants of downtown Deland. The house has all the architectural interests of a 1905 building even though it is fully modernized. Everything was clean and neat.

  • Submitted: May 3, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lexington, NC

Beautiful and Charming Home!

  • 5 of 5

We were in DeLand for work and were lucky enough to find this amazing home on short notice! When we arrived we were so pleased with the layout of the home. Everyone had their own bathroom and space to hang out in. We were pleasantly surprised by the character and size of this home! Rhonda, the owner was absolutely wonderful to work with as we had to stay an extra day. We would definitely stay here again if we ever come back to the area! Go ahead and book this place, its absolutely wonderful!

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Downtown DeLand Mainstreet
Nearest Golf
5.8 Miles
Victoria Park Country Club
Nearest Train
3.4 Miles
DeLand Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 44
Nearest Restaurant
N.Y. Pizza, Brickhouse Grill
Nearest Beach
35 Miles
New Smyrna Beach
Car: recommended

historic tour of buildings/homes, sky diving, zip line, near fishing, splash parks, water parks, city parks, historic downtow walking distance, ice cream shops/slushies, outdoor dinning cafes, formal garden with pond, several town fountians, fresh water springs/manatees(blue springs&DeLeon Springs, historic mill, river boat tours, many lakes, lighthouse near, thriving art/cultural events,psychic community near by, dog races and billiard room, nature/bike trail preserves, chess park, children's parks, church bells, town mural tour and art museums, Athens historical theater, beach, surfing, Hontoon Island on the river, putt-putt golf/arcade/go carts, historical Stetson University campus and fountain Stetson Mansion tours


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
cleaning fee $130

Range $800-1900 plus cleaning fee depending on season/week, length of stay and number of guests.
If pets or large group, a Damage policy and/or larger refundable security deposit may be required. Peak seasons are defined by race events, community events, holidays, bike weeks, Spring break and Spring season.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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