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The Marigold Penthouse - luxurious, comfortable, Short Walk to Historic Downtown

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,300 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 28 nights

Overview

About the property

Tastfully Furnished Two Bedroom Two Bath - full top floor of Victorian 2 story

The Marigold’s Penthouse is a beautifully furnished 2 bedroom, 2 bath penthouse apartment. With dark hardwood floors, high ceilings, built in book cases and a rich burgundy painted master bedroom, this place is elegant. Both bedrooms are roomy with queen sized beds. The brand new kitchen allows for easy meal prep for those who prefer to eat in but don’t neglect the several wonderful restaurants within walking distance! This is a second story apartment accessed by either the interior staircase or the wrought iron winding staircase to the private side deck. This spacious deck overlooks the garden and is a wonderful place to relax while enjoying your morning cup of coffee or that nice glass of wine before dinner. At dusk the three globe lantern lights come on and you feel like you’ve stepped back in time. Easy parking is located right next to the apartment. Located just a short walk from the center of Deland, a stay in this centrally located property gives you easy access to everything Deland and Central Florida have to offer. Of course, cable and WIFI are provided in case you are here to relax. 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 Mardi Gras Mainstreet 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 Smyrna 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. We provide beach supplies for your stay so no need to bring or buy a cooler, beach chairs or towels. Both places hold Bike Weeks in October and March each year. Deland hosts coinciding Bike Weekends.

Deland is home to Stetson University and the Stetson Mansion wired for electricity by Thomas Edison himself, as well as multiple art museums and theaters.

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 right on the water, and fishing near the Whitehair bridge on Hwy 44. The St Johns River also has lots of wildlife including alligators. The manatees winter at beautiful Blue Springs just 15 minutes away. If you do bring your boat, pay attention to the no wake and manatee zones to help protect the large "sea cows". The town just South of us, Sanford, has a Riverboat Cruise that is a great way of touring the river.

And of course, Orlando’s world class attractions are just an hour away, including Disney World, Epcot, Sea World, 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. Inside the Marigold Penthouse you'll find a guest binder which also lists the areas art museums, theaters and historic sites as well as recommendations from guests before you. Remember, you are visiting sunny Florida so take advantage of our wonderful weather to see everything this beautiful place offers.

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

POLICIES

Max. Adults 4

No events, parties or large gatherings

Minimum age of primary renter 25

Please note that violating the maximum occupancy may result in a fine equal to the cost of the reservations

Photo I.D. may be required upon check-in

No smoking inside

More Details

Owner
Bill Watford
Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
19 April, 2018

About Bill Watford

About Bill Watford

I am a native Floridian. There are a lot of nice cities in Florida and my two favorite small towns are Deland on the east side of the state and Cedar Key due west on the Gulf of Mexico.

I started buying houses to rent as an investment while I had a full time day job, my first in 1985 and I still own it - the Cedar House of Deland. My full time job today is managing the vacation rentals and short stay properties that I own.

I have several in Deland: The Units of the Deland Marigold, Grandma's Place, and The Cedar House. I also have two in Cedar Key: The TreeHouse and Goose Cove Cottage.

I enjoy what I do and am passionate about seeing that my guests have a great experience while staying in one of my properties.

Bill Watford purchased this apartment in 2010

Why Bill Watford chose DeLand

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

You’re in the penthouse of a 115 year old Victorian home! Inside, the apartment has two bedrooms and bathrooms, living room, and a fully equipped kitchen. Adjacent to the living room is a fully equipped laundry room. Off the kitchen is a side patio that overlooks the landscaped yard, a relaxing place for morning coffee or tea. The whole property is designed for comfort and quietness with beautiful hardwood floors and high elegant ceilings but modern kitchen with everything you'll need for a great stay.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in DeLand in Volusia County

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower) , Off of Master Bedroom Also Access from Living Room
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , In Hallway accross from #2 Bedroom
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Queen Bed in Second Bedroom
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Master Bedroom
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • 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
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • Racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
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.

Reviews

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The Marigold Penthouse - luxurious, comfortable, Short Walk to Historic Downtown
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Marigold Penthouse is a great experience!

  • 5 of 5

The marigold house is a great place to stay. We found this place was suitable for four people and had an enjoyable stay. The location was close to the center of town, where there are many different shops, restaurants, a theater, and a museum.

Thank you Bill, Scott and Dan for a wonderful vacation.

Barbara and Ed,

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  • Review Submitted: 12-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Absolutely perfect!

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful time we had. Bill is so helpful, not intrusive, and the suite was perfect! We walked downtown easily and a gas station is within walking distance! Dfinitely will return!!

  • Review Submitted: 23-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very nice stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay. Short but sweet. The property is very quaint and made for a nice relaxed stay. We enjoyed the downtown too. We were there for Stetson Homecoming and that was very convenient from this location.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great, clean and convenient!

  • 5 of 5

Second time here and we loved it again!

  • Review Submitted: 23-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wouldn't stay anywhere else in DeLand

  • 5 of 5

The unit is very cozy and comfortable. The owner is a pleasure to deal with. We appreciate the high quality appliances and the well-appointed kitchen. Also appreciate the TV upgrade from our past stay. One of the best features of the unit is the balcony which is a real treat in the mornings before the sun gets too high.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice accommodation very close to downtown Deland .

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful apartment lovingly restored . Would defiantly return .

  • Review Submitted: 15-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

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!

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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £64.29
One Time Cleaning £53.57

On 2 night minimum Kids 15 and younger stay free.
Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
3 night minimum for festivals, events in Volusia county and holidays.

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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