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Lovely Pool Home Adjacent To Lake Gertrude In Mt. Dora

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay nights


About the property

2 Bedroom, 1 1/5 Bath In Friendly Neighborhood Of Mt Dora

Spacious 2 bedroom and 1 1/2 bath in a very 'user-friendly' neighborhood of Mt. Dora. Entire house has been recently renovated while maintaining it's Old Florida charm. 1 queen bed & 1 double (3/4 antique) bedrooms with ample room to spread out in. Enjoy your morning coffee at the kitchen bar or outside by the pool or in our yard full of Florida loving plants. Beautiful Lake Gertrude & a dog friendly park are steps away for the best walking & cycling Lake in the area. Kayak & canoe access 1/2 block away for a leisurely afternoon or a morning of fishing. Or spend the weekend enjoying the shopping & ambiance of one of the '1000 Places to See Before You Die.(P. Schultz)-Historic Downtown Mt. Dora. Whatever your heart's desire-theme parks, shopping, romantic get-away, fishing, golf & more-we are near to it all. **All New Wood Fence makes the backyard complete!**

Mary Horsman
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 28, 2017

About Mary Horsman

My husband is a native Floridian who has lived in the Mt. Dora area for years. We know you will love the area as much as we do!

Mary Horsman purchased this house in 2012


Mount Dora House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 3/4 antique bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • tennis


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Lovely Pool Home Adjacent To Lake Gertrude In Mt. Dora
average rating of 4.9 based on 10 reviews

Loved our home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

My husband & I thoroughly enjoyed staying here. The house was if anything better than expected. the neighborhood & Lake Gertrude was indeed great for walking our dog & occasionally a bike ride for us. We will definitely be back the next time we come to Mt. Dora. Thanks for a wonderful time!

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks! we'll look forward to seeing you again.
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Lovely home, lovely town

  • 5 of 5

We spent 3 weeks in this wonderful place. Mary could not have been nicer or more helpful. What a gracious host. Her home has so many nice details. We cooked many gourmet meals in her very modern kitchen. The garden has fruit trees with a lush, tropical setting. Great place for morning coffee or evening wine! We really recommend this home. We are daily walkers and we enjoyed the path around Lake Gertrude as well as the convenient close by parks and paths. The downtown area of Mount Dora is so charming and friendly. It's just a nice place to relax. Lovely, safe neighborhood and a town with lakes galore.

  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rochester, NY

Lake House and Mt. Dora review

  • 4 of 5

My wife and I stayed at the Lake House for the month of February. It is a charming little house, comfortable and has some great orange and grape fruit trees in the back yard so we had fresh fruit every day which was a very nice treat for us. The owners were very attentive to our needs. Mt. Dora is a wonderful village with many excellent restaurants, bars, gift shops, art galleries and the entire village is very easy to walk through. We enjoyed some great food and sunsets at Pisces Rising and the Lakeside Inn. There is a boat tour of the Lake Dora that is very interesting and informative. Our 20 something daughters even enjoyed it when they visited with us. Also, Mt. Dora is only about an hour from the ocean and the horse country in Ocala. We had a great time.

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Norfolk, UK

A lovely relaxing haven!

  • 5 of 5

Other guests have described this property as a home away from home and that's exactly what it is! Comfortable, beautifully furnished and in an attractive and peaceful neighbourhood, with a great garden, too! The owners are very friendly and attentive and provided a helpful list of suggestions of places to visit. Mount Dora is a charming place - lots of lovely little shops and restaurants. We would recommend a boat tour of the lake and surrounding area, which we enjoyed very much. We liked the fact that we were away from the hustle and bustle of Orlando but still within easy reach of the theme parks, Space Centre etc.

  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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charlotte, nc

excellent place to stay

  • 5 of 5

This was the most beautiful house we have ever stayed in for a vacation! There is everything you could need or want! The kitchen is complete with a full size refrigerator, a beautiful stove/oven, a full size sink. The bedrooms are very cozy. There are two rooms, each with a luxurious queen size bed. The beds are extremely comfortable and really allow for a refreshing night's sleep. Outside is a beautiful garden and a comfortable sitting area. There is also a pool outside that is perfect for cooling off. It is gated so we didn't have to worry about our little ones falling in. The town is also perfect with quaint shops and restaurants. We had Thai food one night that we really enjoyed. Our experience was a 10 out of 10 and that's a lot considering we have two babies and it's hard to find a place you can truly relax in and enjoy that is also safe and accommodating for a young family. We truly had a wonderful tI'm and look forward to our next visit!

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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North Carolina

A Home Away From Home!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a fantastic week exploring Mt. Dora and surrounding areas. Every night after our excursions, we were so thankful we had a clean, comfortable, and fully-furnished home away from home to go home to. (The heated pool was a bonus!) We had a full kitchen to take advantage of; a washer and dryer that we used; a wonderful backyard to explore and so much more. We felt so at home that we even enjoyed pizza and beer while watching football!

Thank you so much for providing my family and I more than we needed to make this trip a super memorable one. We enjoyed our stay and highly recommend this property to anyone and everyone looking for a great vacation rental. You will love it as much as we did!

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
29 Miles
Orlando Int'l Airport
Nearest Beach
54 Miles
New Smyrna Beach

Located adjacent to the best walking & cycling lake in Mount Dora, beautiful Lake Gertrude. Conveniently located to all Orlando theme parks including Disney & Universal


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $75
Damage Insurance $59
Damage Deposit $250

Rental Agreement available upon booking

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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