Private Countryside Apartment in a Tropical Garden
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:Apartment
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
Walk under the arbor and down the garden pathway, passing the pool on the way to your private entrance to this charming retreat. This lovely apartment has all the comforts of home including a fully equipped kitchen and washer and dryer. The enclosed porch provides space for a desk on one side and a cozy dining table on the other. The kitchen has a breakfast bar and overlooks the living room. In the bedroom, a comfortable queen bed and antique dressers create a restful retreat at the end of the day. The large bathroom has plenty of storage space and a closet for the washer and dryer. Make yourself at home!
Feel free to harvest fresh herbs for your meals from the herb garden just outside your front door (availability varies by season). There is an alfresco dining table just steps away from the front porch. Additionally, there is a gas grill available for barbeques. By request, we can offer an evening fire in the fire pit. During the season, you can pick fresh oranges, lemons or loquats off the trees in our yard.
We live on the property in a separate house, so we are usually available if you have any special requests or need assistance. We are happy to assist you with directions or suggestions for things to see and do in the area. We look forward to getting to know our guests and treating them to some down home hospitality!
We have a huge driveway, so there is plenty of free parking for RVs, trailers or multiple cars.
We love the fact that we live in the country, but our property is still very convenient to everything because we are just 3 minutes away from the Turnpike. With all of the trees and blooming plants surrounding us, we have plenty of wildlife, birds and butterflies. You may see people riding their horses down the road or wild turkeys in the side yard. Athletes take note: Our home is located on a clay road which is rated as one of the best surfaces on which to run.
If you need anything while staying here, kindly let us know so we can help make your stay pleasant. We want you to relax and enjoy your stay, but we expect the house to be treated respectfully. No smoking inside. Sorry, no pets allowed as we have guests who have pet allergies.
Member since: 2015
- On floor 1
- 700 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Limited Accessibility:
- Not Suitable For Children
- Pets Not Allowed
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- DVD Player
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Freshwater Fishing
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Jet Skiing
- Roller Blading
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 2 people
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Deck / Patio
- Lawn / Garden:
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Fall Fun Days
Dec 4 - Dec 23, 2016
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning Fee $50 + tax
- Tax Rate 11%
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Located in the country, this is a peaceful retreat away from the hustle and bustle. However, since you are only 3 minutes away from the Florida Turnpike, you can drive to Disney World in 35 minutes, Orlando International Airport in 45 minutes, and downtown Orlando or the Millenia Mall in just over 30 minutes. Plenty of shopping and restaurants are just 15 minutes away in Clermont. Lakeridge Winery is just a couple of minutes away. Golf at nearby Clerbrook is inexpensive and close by. If you need more ideas of things to do, stop by the Lake County Visitors Center just up the road.
Year Purchased: 2005
About the owner: I am a beach lover whose dream is to own a beach cottage someday. In the mean time, I am lucky enough to live in a place where everyone else comes for their vacation! I love to travel, love to have people over and enjoy seeing new places. When we travel, my family and I prefer to stay in a rental house rather than a hotel. We've had some great experiences and look forward to being on the hosting side now, using the knowledge we've gained to improve our guest's stay in our apartment. While hosting 3 foreign exchange students, we've discovered how much fun it is to learn about other countries and cultures. I'm looking forward to meeting fellow travelers and sharing their stories while helping them create new memories here in Central Florida.
Why the Owner Chose Groveland, FL, USA:
We love the Central Florida area and South Lake County in particular because of the rolling hills and plentiful lakes. Since moving here several years ago, we have enjoyed discovering the many fun things to do and unique places to visit that Florida offers. We love to share our little corner of paradise with friends and family who visit, taking them to our favorite parks, museums, restaurants or festivals. But time and again they say their favorite thing to do is hang out at our house and relax by the pool. Now we look forward to making new friends of our guests and helping them discover the many reasons we love to call South Lake County "Home".
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Hillside Gardens Apartment
Palms, bananas, ferns and tropical foliage line the path to the front door
Coat closet just inside the front door
Desk area in the enclosed porch
Spacious living room includes a pull-out loveseat
Kitchen and breakfast bar
Pass-through window to the dining area
Antique dressers are family heirlooms that provide plenty of storage space
Extra storage space and fluffy towels!
Walk under the arbor and past the pool on your way to the apartment
An impressive Washingtonian palm graces this garden
Another gorgeous Florida sunset through the pine trees on our property
Look for the sign at the end of our driveway!
Cozy dining area in the enclosed porch
The view from the desk is of the gardens and pool
Fully equipped kitchen with all of the appliances, dishes & utensils you'll need
The bedroom features a comfortable queen sized bed
Recently renovated spacious bathroom has plenty of storage space
Step-in shower with new tile walls
Our home is located down a quiet clay road - 1 of the best surfaces for runners.
The famous Citrus Tower in nearby Clermont - an original tourist attraction
This listing was first published here in 2015.
Date last modified - Monday, December 05, 2016
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