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7 Suites All Private Baths 14-22 guests * POOL HUGE KITCHEN BIG Families LOVE US

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Bedrooms 7
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights


Photos and Description of this 7 bedroom holiday estate in Weirsdale - Shamrock Thistle & Crown Inn

7 Suites with 7 private Baths * Sleeps 22 * Pool * BIG Families LOVE US

Perfect for families and groups up to 22. Please no special events!

LOCATION: 45mins south of Golden Ocala Golf and equestrian, 1hr. 10mins south of University of FL., Gainesville. 30 minutes south of Ocala, Florida - 12 minutes from The Villages, 5 minutes from South Lake Weir. 40 mins. west of Ocala National Forest, Juniper and Alexander Springs. Mt. Dora 35 mins. Orlando Airport 1hr. 30mins. Disney 1Hr. 15mins. Tampa 1hr. 30mins. Miami 5 hrs.

When not renting the entire property to groups (7 rooms plus the kitchen) we operate as a Bed and Breakfast (this mean all rooms have private baths and TV's, etc.). We do not provide any food or beverages with a big group rental - groups have full use of our newly remodeled quart kitchen and bring their own food and beverages, etc. See description below and photos.

Once a thriving Florida orange grove estate - this circa 1887 three story Victorian lady with wrap-around porches and entertaining pool area - is nestled on a private three acre hill top in the rolling countryside of Marion County (minutes from The Villages-Lake Weir-Leesburg-Ocala, FL.). A treasure that we've restored and lovingly taken care of - original fireplaces, hard wood floors and twelve foot ceilings in the historical part of the building. Several additions have been added that include six guest bedrooms with private baths in the main house – including two whirlpool suites with fireplaces in the historical wing.

Annie’s Victorian cottage (newly built) sits pool-side with a king bed, gas fireplace and a four person Coleman therapy spa on it’s back porch. Can accommodate 2-4


The main dining room seats 12. An overflow dining area seats up to 8 The pool-patio area seats 18 ( two 6 person round tables with balcony height swivel cushioned chairs and one 6 person oblong table). A BBQ infra-red grill makes cooking FUN and EASY! A large side porch accommodates 4-6 folks dining.


The older part of the home with original ornate handcrafted wood work, boasts a library with fireplace and piano. Whirlpool suites on the second floor also showcase original hardwood floors and ornate fireplace mantels.

A wraparound eastward front porch and a westward second-floor large deck provide many hours of sitting back and relaxing. Behind Annie's Victorian Cottage is a 100 yard playing field for football, soccer and frisbee, etc. A solar heated swimming pool (Dec-Feb for the hardy) is available. DirecTV in each room includes at least 12 Sports Channels and 84 Music Channels. Solid Wi-Fi is available to all rooms and common areas – even outside. The six guest rooms in the main house have queen beds, the Cottage boasts a king. Two rooms have queen sleepers, one room a queen and two singles and two rollaways are available for the Cottage if needed.


45 minutes south of Ocala HITS horse events. 75 minutes north of Orlando, 90 minutes. west of Daytona Beach, and 30 minutes south of Ocala. We are 3/4 mile south of Lake Weir. Hope Beach is 2.5 miles northwest and is the closest access point for launching boats on Lake Weir. Ocala National Forest begins about 8 miles to the east. Natural springs in the Forest include Juniper, Alexander, Salt and Silver Glen. Rainbow Springs State Park is about an hour west. They're A MUST SEE - swim, kayak, canoe and snorkel


We'll give you a map of all the local hot spots. Nightly Live outdoor entertainment is close by on three lively town squares with fun and fanciful shopping, restaurants, movie theaters, dancing, golf cart rentals and then some. 100+ miles of hiking/running/biking trails, live theater, museums, natural springs, rivers for canoeing/kayaking in Silver Springs State Park (kayak rentals $25. for 2 hrs.).ziplining, antiquing or boating close by in one of our many rivers and lakes. The Orange Blossom Opry located 1 mile from the Inn - live shows (many big name acts touring) Thursday - Saturday (Thurs. night is local jam night - bring your instrument and sign up to be onstage!). The Sharon Morse Performing Arts Center in the Villages is just 5.5 miles.


Carney Island on Lake Weir for hiking, swimming, boating and grilling is located only minutes away. It is host to the HITS Ironman Triathlon each year - a great place to run, hike, ride bikes or launch your boat. Two lakefront restaurants Gator Joes (Ocklawaha) and Eaton's Beach Sandbar and Grill (3 mins from the Inn) add their own flavor to your taste buds on airy Lake Weir. There's so much to see and do.


Publix (Cross over Hwy441 on CR42 - circa 3 mins to Mulberry Plaza)

Hwy 441 South of CR42...Wal*Mart, McDonald’s, Pizza Hut, Hospital "ER" Taco Bell, KFC, Walgreens, Sweet Tomatoes, Sam's Club, Target with an interior Starbucks. Main Starbucks is S. corner of Rolling acres road (look for Walgreens) Hwy 441. Mini-golf Rolling acres road past Starbucks to 466, The Villages. Countless golf courses - movie theaters, The Villages. Tuscany Day Spa...Lake Sumter Landing, The Villages.

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  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed

Brantley and Anne Overcash
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
2 October, 2016
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About Brantley and Anne Overcash

Former CPA Tax partner (Brantley) and feature writer (Anne) turned pool guy, painter, chef, comedian, maid, decorator, butler, DIY experts - parents to three high academic and sports minded children and a prissy cat. When not working and talking to you all - we'll be exploring the great outdoors with our kids and then some. We'll give you an honest answer and try to resolve any issues quickly.

Brantley and Anne Overcash purchased this estate in 1989

Why Brantley and Anne Overcash chose Lake Weir


Guestbook comments from the owner

Awesome place! Excelent rooms and hosts! Stayed for 1 week for the HITS Triathlon Series on Lake Weir and felt at home. I highly recommend the place!
Mar 2016
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based on 3 holidaymaker reviews

7 Suites All Private Baths 14-22 guests * POOL HUGE KITCHEN BIG Families LOVE US
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews

A Victorian gem from days gone by

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful property that promotes relaxation. Tastefully decorated, nice large kitchen. Bedrooms were awesome. Nice pool to have fun in.

My 60th birthday weekend with twelve family members was a blast

  • Review Submitted: Sep 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Restful and Inviting!

  • 5 of 5

Sixteen of us sat for evening meals that we prepared in a large comfortable kitchen after spending our days poolside or hanging out on the wrap-around porch. We had expected to do some sight-seeing, but no one wanted to wander off. We were content to stay and visit with each other. Our hosts provided us with the perfect backdrop for our family reunion. We all look forward to coming back next year.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Magical Fun House- Excellent stay

  • 5 of 5

Magical house. Huge kitchen, lovely outdoor spaces and quiet areas to gather. Could not have been a better place to have our family reunion. The rooms are all different and interesting, with comfortable beds and lovely decor. Brantley made us feel right at home, and was available for any issues. This location is quiet and private, with lovely rooms and ideal for a big family of grown children and grandchildren to have a reunion.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
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Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
The Lakes of Lady Lake
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
U.S. Hwy 441
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Eaton's Beach Sandbar and Grill
Nearest Beach
75 Miles
Car: recommended

Be Adventurous....

Kayak, snorkel, hike or picnic at Juniper or Alexander Springs - Silver Springs State Park (kayak - hike - horseback riding) Rainbow River (kayaking - Fantastic Tubing) Snorkel and dive the caves of crystal clear Silver Glen Springs...you know you want to! Or, check out our business facebook filled with photos, reviews and things to do and see in our area https://www.facebook.com/centralfloridahotel?fref=ts. SEE Alexander Springs photos https://www.flickr.com/search/?q=alexander+springs+. Numerous local springs, hiking and biking trails, lakes for fishing and boating are only a short drive. The great outdoors...TONS cheaper than therapy :0)


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday estate in Weirsdale, Lake Weir

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
7 Oct 2016 - 22 Nov 2016
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 14 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
23 Nov 2016 - 26 Nov 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
27 Nov 2016 - 22 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 14 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
23 Dec 2016 - 31 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 14 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
1 Jan 2017 - 1 Feb 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 14 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
2 Feb 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 14 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 14 guests; add £7 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £164

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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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday estate in Weirsdale in Florida North Central Gulf Coast

Property Type:
  • estate
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
  • 7 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Immigrant Room
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Grace's Charm - Sunken Tub
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Margaret's Hideaway - Marble Shower
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Olivia's Cozy Suite - Marble shower
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , European - Marble Whirlpool and Shower
    Bathroom 6 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , Irish - Marble whirlpool and shower
    Bathroom 7 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Cottage - Marble Shower
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 22
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , Grace's Charm - 2nd floor - outside entrance
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Immigrant Room 1st Floor
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Margaret's Hideaway - 2nd Floor - Outside entrance
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed , Olivia's Cozy Suite - 2nd floor - separate sitting room
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Large Double Bed , European - 2nd Floor - Historic Bedroom, Fireplace,Whirlpool
    Bedroom 6 - 1 Large Double Bed , Irish Blarney - 2nd Floor - Historic, Fireplace, Whirlpool
    Bedroom 7 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , Cottage - Fireplace, 4 person spa, surround sound,2 rollaway
  • All bedrooms are individually decorated and include ceiling fans, a loveseat or couch, DirecTV, coffee makers, linens and towels, luggage racks – some have DVD players.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Owners are available to advise on activity options and dining possibilities.

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