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We Are "Someplace Special" in the very heart of downtown!

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 28 nights


Minimum Stay
2 - 28 nights

About the property

2 bedroom 1 bath with lakeview. Steps to downtown, Gilbert Park, and marina.

Quaint, cozy and conveniently located. One block from Donnelly Street., yet quiet street. One queen and two twin beds. Cottage is decorated in romantic Shabby Chic. Front stoop offers views of lake and covered backyard deck also has lake views. Barbeque grill and patio also in back of house. Large lot with plenty of room to park RV, Boat, cars. Fabulous restaurants, bars and shopping steps away. Check out Mt. Dora Chamber of Commerce for events.

Property Manager
Lisa Caravette
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
13 February, 2017

About Lisa Caravette

My husband and I have been coming to Mt. Dora for 15 years and have always loved the 'feel' and the 'fit'. We are both nurses and plan to retire here. When we are here we are always busy and have met the most amazing people. We hope you enjoy Mt. Dora as much as we have.

Lisa Caravette purchased this cottage in 2011

Why Lisa Caravette chose Central Florida

We are unique! One block from Donnelly Street! Many homes boast that you can walk to downtown but it may be a 10-15 minute walk. Our cottage IS downtown. We are quaint and cozy and kept the decor true to the period in which it was built. Also, we are one block from Lake Dora, the marina, the docks, boardwalk, nature trail as well as the park.

What makes this cottage unique

We looked for months for a cottage with the amenities we were wishing for. We wanted a downtown location - got it! We wanted to be close to the lake - got it! We wanted a 'cottage' feel - got it! Now you get to experience what we fell in love with all these years.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Mount Dora in Florida

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Lake View ...
  • village ...
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Terrace
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • Horseshoes
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • tennis
  • water skiing


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(27 traveller reviews)

We Are "Someplace Special" in the very heart of downtown!
average rating of 4.962963 based on 27 reviews

Adorable, cozy place for a getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Girls' weekend. What a great place! Cozy and comfortable and perfect for hanging out on the couch or deck having girl talk with wine and hors' douvres. We had a GREAT time and are already booking again.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location

  • 5 of 5

Lisa and peter were great to work with. The location was excellent, it was an easy walk to shops, restaurants,and bars. The home was just as pictured very cute and really clean. We are looking forward to our next visit. Will recommend to friends and relatives.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very close to downtown and cozy.

  • 5 of 5

The cute cozy house was within easy walking distance to right downtown. We were only able to stay 3 short days, wish we had a week.

Lisa and peter have thought of everything and have made it a very relaxing getaway. Love love loved downtown. Walked and shopped til we dropped. We will come again !!!!!!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Vacation Home

  • 5 of 5

This was a great place for a weekend retreat with my daughter-in-law and granddaughter. The place was very clean and adorable inside and out. The location is fantastic for being so close to the downtown area and also the lake giving you more to do during the day and evenings all within walking distance. The house is well equipped with everything a person needs or could want. We will definitely keep this house in our radar for future trips to the Mount Dora area.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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"Someplace Special"

  • 5 of 5

My two children and I stayed in this quaint li'l cottage, during our summer mini-vacation. Decorated as if it were straight out of a fairy tale, the cottage was clean and comfortable. Best of all, it was a short walk to Mount Dora's shops and restaurants and the kids and I loved our nightly walks where they'd climb the big oak trees, before grabbing a spot by the lighthouse to watch the sun paint the sky as it laid the day to rest. A perfect stay, in a perfect setting. This place truly is "someplace special."

  • Review Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place. Very clean and was supplied with everything you need. Just bring your clothes

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful, can't wait to go back

  • Review Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The Goblin Market
"Great for a night out of great food, great drinks and great friends!"
Fiesta Grande Mexican Grill
Mt Dora
Pisces Rising
"Outside deck for cocktails and sunsets."
Nearest Airport
44 Miles
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Mt. Dora Country Club
Nearest Beach
147 Miles
Daytona Beach
Car: not necessary

Our cottage is one street away from Donnelly Street which is the heart of downtown Mt.Dora. There you will find restaurants, wine tasting, shops, and all the action yet situated on a quiet street with plenty of parking. Sit on the front stoop and enjoy your morning coffee and look at the lake or savor an evening cocktail on the covered deck in the backyard. Rent a boat or kayak from the Mt Dora Marina which is steps away and troll the lake or take in lunch at one of the many lakeside restaurants. Gilbert Park and the lighthouse is steps away and the sunsets are magnificent. We are approximately 45 minutes from Orlando and all the attractions


Feb. 7-8, 2015 40th Annual Arts Festival

Feb. 19-22, 2015 18th Annual Music Festival

March 14, 2015 14th Annual Taste of Mount Dora

March 28-29, 2015 Annual Spring Antiques, Collectible & Craft Show

March 28-29, 2015 62nd Annual Sail Boat Regatta

July 4th, 2015 Independence Day Celebration (fireworks over the lake)

Oct. 9-11 2015 41st Annual Bicycle Festival

Oct. 24-25, 2015 31st Annual Craft Fair

Nov. 7-8, 2015 21st Annual Plant & Garden Fair

Nov. 14, 20153rd Annual Scottish Highland Festival

Nov. 28, 2015 Light up Mount Dora

Dec. 5, 2015 55th Annual Christmas Parade

Dec. 5, 2015 23rd Annual Lighted Boat Parade

Dec. 5-6, 2015 Christmas Tour of Homes


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Mount Dora, Central Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
March 2017
1 Mar 2017 - 25 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Bicycle Fest 2017
5 Oct 2017 - 7 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
Thanksgiving 2017
24 Nov 2017 - 25 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
1/2 Marathon
15 Dec 2017 - 16 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
Christmas 2017
22 Dec 2017 - 25 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
New Years Eve
29 Dec 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
Jan 2018 (4 weeks)
2 Jan 2018 - 30 Jan 2018
28 night minimum stay
for 28 nights
Feb 2018 (4 weeks)
1 Feb 2018 - 28 Feb 2018
27 night minimum stay
for 27 nights
Mar 2018 (4 weeks)
2 Mar 2018 - 30 Mar 2018
28 night minimum stay
for 28 nights
Long term rental
1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £240
cleaning fee £56
Tax Rate 11.0%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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