Grandma’s Place is a beautifully furnished 2 bedroom, 2 bath home that was lovingly tended to by grandma. 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 and a huge walk-in closet. 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. A gas Grill is provided right off the porch. Located on a quiet street, a stay in this centrally located property gives you easy access to everything Central Florida has to offer.
Deland has been awarded the “Best Small Town in Florida” many times and holds regular festivals including the Mardi Gras on Mainstreet Dog Parade, The Christmas Boat Parade, Juried Art festivals, Bike Week, and several holiday parades like Veterans day and homecoming. Also the area hosts fishing tournaments so if you're a fisherman, bring your boat as there is plenty of parking at Grandma's Place including a covered carport. MainStreet DeLand Association - Deland, FL link can show you the upcoming calendar of events.
New Smyrna Beach is a quick 35 minute drive and world famous Daytona Beach with its awesome Daytona International Speedway - NASCAR racing is also 35 minutes away. Both beaches allow driving and parking on the beach. We provide beach supplies for your stay so no need to bring or buy a cooler, beach chairs or towels. Both places hold Bike Weeks in October and March each year. Deland hosts a coinciding Bike Weekend.
Deland is home to Stetson University and the Stetson Mansion wired for electricity by Thomas Edison himself, as well as multiple art museums and theaters.
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 right on the water, and fishing near the Whitehair bridge on Hwy 44. The St Johns River also has lots of wildlife including alligators. The manatees winter at beautiful Blue Springs just 15 minutes away. If you do bring your boat, pay attention to the no wake and manatee zones to help protect the large "sea cows". The town just South of us, Sanford, has a Riverboat Cruise that is a great way of touring the river.
And of course, Orlando’s world class attractions are just an hour away, including Disney World, Epcot, Sea World, 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. Inside Grandma's Place you'll find a guest binder which also lists the areas art museums, theaters and historic sites as well as recommendations from guests before you. Remember, you are visiting sunny Florida so take advantage of our wonderful weather to see everything this beautiful place offers.
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 Place will make sure you’re stay is comfortable. Book your stay today!
Max. Adults 6 -One King Bed & one Queen Bed and we can provide a Queen Air Mattress and/or a single cot if needed.
No events, parties or large gatherings
Minimum age of primary renter 25
Please note that violating the maximum occupancy may result in a fine equal to the cost of the reservations
Photo I.D. may be required upon check-in
No smoking inside
One small pet instantly approved with pet fee - other Pets considered