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Cozy Cottage, circa 1938 In The Historic Area Of The Village Of Mount Dora

Bedrooms 1
Space 650 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Bright And Airy With 1 Bedroom And 1 Bath, Comfortable And Quiet Setting

This cozy cottage is set back from the street & offers a quiet location with giant oaks and fruit trees. Special details throughout make this a 'one of a kind gem' Step back in time, feel like you have left the world behind. Newly renovated with vintage touches. We have designed this cottage to be a comfortable little retreat: 6 blocks, 10 minute walk to town. Two porches make this tiny home feel roomy, with a comfortable main room with a kitchen nook and breakfast area. Take your coffee out onto the porch where a day bed awaits for relaxing or reading. The bedroom offers 2 comfortable twin beds and the renovated bath room features a claw foot tub with a shower. Wireless wi-fi and a TV for relaxing and watching DVD's. There is a nice back yard, plenty of room for parking and we suggest bringing bikes for exploring, but just walking around Mount Dora's cottage community is delightful.

Property Manager
Allura Henderson
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 26, 2017

About Allura Henderson

I grew up in Florida and my family has lived there since the 1960's. My parents lived outside of Orlando but retired to Mount Dora 10 years ago because of it's charm and slower pace of life. We purchased this cottage to be close to my parents when we came to visit them. We have already enjoyed many family times here and we hope that our guests will enjoy it as we do.

Allura Henderson purchased this cottage in 2014

Why Allura Henderson chose Mount Dora

This cottage was handed down through time from relatives who took good care of it and decided to completely renovate it. When we first walked inside I knew it was a perfect fit. It has been fun to do the finishing touches that the family started: completely rewired, repainted, new roof new HVAC, saving the special touches and adding a few twists of our own. Our family loves getting away from it all with visits to this darling cottage and quaint town.

What makes this cottage unique

The Bunny Hutch reminds one of a little Maine Coast cottage, but the winter here offers orange trees and windows open to tropical breezes. (There is heat in the main cottage and comforters on the beds for cold nights). Being close to downtown you can go for a stroll for morning coffee and get home in time for a nap on the sun porch. The town of Mount Dora offers many wonderful festivals and fairs, check the website for local activities.


Mount Dora Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 650 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Village ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • claw foot tub with shower, no other shower available.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 twin/ single
  • twin beds in the bedroom, single bed on the sun porch
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Cozy Cottage, circa 1938 In The Historic Area Of The Village Of Mount Dora
average rating of 4.8421054 based on 19 reviews

Well equipped with kitchen and bathroom supplies. Comfortable beds and bathroom towels.

  • 5 of 5

My daughter and I enjoyed our stay in this cute home and Mt. Dora was very nice! Quiet neighborhood and seemed to be a quite safe area. We were comfortable with the hot weather,. The bedroom had a fan which sufficed for us. Air conditioner in living room area. Rooms with ceiling fans also. Would definitely rent again!

  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your five star review and we are so pleased that you had a comfortable stay at "the bunny hutch"
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Safe cute clean quiet

  • 4 of 5

First impression when you drive up is the house is a building in someone else's backyard. Once inside its really quaint and clean. Had everything we needed. It is truly an old home and it was neat to see and work with old plumbing fixtures. One bad feature there is no concrete drive and it poured while we were here and had to walk through mud to get into our car.

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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very nice property

  • 4 of 5

I enjoyed the stay in Mount Dora. I would have liked to have regular TV available for local current news and weather. The manager and another neighbour were quite helpful.

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Relaxing step back to old Florida

  • 5 of 5

The Bunny Hutch fits perfectly in lovely historic Mount Dora. Possibly built in the twenties, it is picturesque, comfortable and so relaxing.

I stayed for a week-slept soundly-had a.m. coffee on the porch- walked or biked around town usually ending at Palm Island to enjoy the wildlife.

My favorite vacation ever-I'll be back ASAP to decompress again.

  • Submitted: Feb 10, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Amanda, I am so happy that you enjoyed your vacation. You found my favorite spot, Palm Island. The huge alligator that hangs out in the water was probably hibernating for the winter though. (Maybe that’s a good thing!) It's definitely is a spot to chill, thank you for the good review. All the best, Allura
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Loved it

  • 5 of 5

Peaceful, nicely decorated and very close to town. Would certainly stay again.

  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad that you enjoyed your stay at the Bunny Hutch thank you for taking such good care of it. We look forward to your return.
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Excellent place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Excellent location easy walk to downtown,cottage was excellent, everything you need also 2 bikes that we used neighbors extremely friendly and helpful.

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy that you enjoyed the cottage and the bikes. Thank you for writing this review!
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Gilbert Park
"Head down to Gilbert Park and walk along Lake Dora, then head through the gates and explore ..."
Car: recommended

One of our favorite walks is a beautiful board walk along Lake Dora called Palm Island, from which you can view beautiful wildlife where we have spotted a pair of bald eagles, baby alligators and one very large Gator who patrols the area.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $60
Damage Deposit $250

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed upon payment.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.