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The Marigold unit A - Short Walk To Historic Downtown Deland

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Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday apartment in DeLand - Deland Marigold A

Nicely Furnished one Large Bedroom one Bath - Ground Level - Historic Fl 2 story

The Marigold’s unit A is a beautifully furnished 1 bedroom, 1 bath apartment with a laundry room in the basement. From the Florida Style Couch and Loveseat and rich wood floors, everything about this place says comfort. The full bath with shower is entered through the exceptionally large bedroom. The small kitchen allows for easy meal prep for those who prefer to eat in but don’t neglect the several wonderful restaurants within walking distance! The front porch is a wonderful place to relax while enjoying your morning cup of coffee or that nice glass of wine before dinner. Your private parking space is located right in front of the apartment. Located just a short walk from the center of Deland, a stay in this centrally located Historic property Constructed in 1900 gives you easy access to everything Central Florida has to offer. Owners Bill and Erin are close by so let them know if you need anything special for your stay.

Deland has been awarded the “Best Small Town in Florida” many times and holds regular festivals including the Dog Parade, The Christmas Boat Parade, juried art festivals, and several holiday parades like Veterans day and homecoming. MainStreet DeLand Association - Deland, FL link can show you the upcoming calendar of events.

New Smryna 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.

Deland is home to Stetson University, the Stetson Mansion wired for electricity by Thomas Edison himself, and Sandhill Golf Course open to the public.

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 (St. Johns River Cruises).

And of course, Orlando’s world class attractions are just an hour away, including Disney World, Epcot, SeaWorld, 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.

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 Apartment A at The Marigold will make sure you’re stay is comfortable. Book your stay today!

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  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair accessible

Bill Watford
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
24 October, 2016
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About Bill Watford

We are a local DeLand family with 30 years of real estate management experience. In addition to The DeLand Marigold, we also own Grandma's Place in Deland VRBO Listing #607994, The Cedar House of Deland VRBO # 640011, and two other VRBO properties in Cedar Key, Fl. These include the Treehouse, VRBO #467642 and Goose Cove Cottage VRBO #467643.

Bill Watford purchased this apartment in 2010

Why Bill Watford chose Florida Central Atlantic Coast

This property is located only 4 blocks from the center of Deland, an historic town with a rich culture going back to the Mid 1800’s. It has been voted the Best Small Town in America several times. This property’s

location is in a very private enclave that most people don’t even know is there with close proximity to historic downtown full of locally-owned shops and restaurants.. It’s as if you are in the quiet of the country. You can hear the bells of St Peters Cathedral across the street and even the gentle waters of their fountain. It is within walking distance of the beautiful campus of Stetson University and also only 3 miles away from the St. Johns River.

What makes this apartment unique

Inside, the unit is laid out like a residence Inn with a master bedroom and bathroom, huge living room, and small but fully equipped kitchen. Adjacent to the living area is a front patio that overlooks the landscaped yard, a relaxing place for morning coffee or tea. The whole property is designed for comfort and quietness.


1 holidaymaker review

The Marigold unit A - Short Walk To Historic Downtown Deland
average rating of 4.0 based on 1 reviews

Marigold Unit A

  • 4 of 5

Great location, spacious and comfy

  • Review Submitted: Oct 8, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your nice review The Marigold is a great location with a nice short walk to beautiful downtown Deland. Unit A is a warm conformable place inside and has a large conformable front porch outside. Come stay again when your travels bring you back to Central Florida.
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Daytona or Sanford
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Downtown many choices
Nearest Ferry
4 Miles
Hontoon Island
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Public Courses
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Deland Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
State Highway 44 or New York Ave (Faceing)
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Downtown many choices
Nearest Ski
3.5 Miles
Water Ski St. Johns River
Nearest Beach
30 Miles
Daytona Beach or New Smryna Beach

Ideal Location: Enjoy the very best of both old and new Florida without living and sleeping in the crowds and noise. From visiting the famous Daytona Beach, kayaking in the St Johns River, taking a trip to Disney or Seaworld, swimming with the Manatees at Blue Springs or Ponce De Leon Springs, renting a House Boat at Hontoon, surfing at New Smryna, choosing between 3 nearby water parks, to strolling Historic Downtown Deland, each day can be a new adventure. Enjoy!


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in DeLand, Florida Central Atlantic Coast

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2 night minimum stay
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Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add £16 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £74
One Time Cleaning £62

On 2 night minimum Kids 15 and younger stay free.
Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in DeLand in Florida

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Nice Large Tub
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Master
  • Also has a Queen Sleeper Sofa in Living Room
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Terrace ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • Racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
35 Minute drive to New Smyrna Beach or Daytona Beach, 15 Minute drive to Deleon Springs State Park or Blue Springs State Park. Beach amenities including lawn chairs, beach towels, and cooler are provided.

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