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Cozy Cottage, circa 1938 In The Historic Area Of The Village Of Mount Dora

People3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 650 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Bright And Airy With 1 Bedroom And 1 Bath, Comfortable And Quiet Setting

This cozy cottage is set back from the street & offers a quiet location with giant oaks and fruit trees. Special details throughout make this a 'one of a kind gem' Step back in time, feel like you have left the world behind. Newly renovated with vintage touches. We have designed this cottage to be a comfortable little retreat: 6 blocks, 10 minute walk to town. Two porches make this tiny home feel roomy, with a comfortable main room with a kitchen nook and breakfast area. Take your coffee out onto the porch where a day bed awaits for relaxing or reading. The bedroom offers 2 comfortable twin beds and the renovated bath room features a claw foot tub with a shower. Wireless wi-fi and a TV for relaxing and watching DVD's. There is a nice back yard, plenty of room for parking and we suggest bringing bikes for exploring, but just walking around Mount Dora's cottage community is delightful.


Property Manager
Allura Henderson
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
19 May, 2017

About Allura Henderson

I grew up in Florida and my family has lived there since the 1960's. My parents lived outside of Orlando but retired to Mount Dora 10 years ago because of it's charm and slower pace of life. We purchased this cottage to be close to my parents when we came to visit them. We have already enjoyed many family times here and we hope that our guests will enjoy it as we do.

Allura Henderson purchased this cottage in 2014

Why Allura Henderson chose Central Florida

This cottage was handed down through time from relatives who took good care of it and decided to completely renovate it. When we first walked inside I knew it was a perfect fit. It has been fun to do the finishing touches that the family started: completely rewired, repainted, new roof new HVAC, saving the special touches and adding a few twists of our own. Our family loves getting away from it all with visits to this darling cottage and quaint town.

What makes this cottage unique

The Bunny Hutch reminds one of a little Maine Coast cottage, but the winter here offers orange trees and windows open to tropical breezes. (There is heat in the main cottage and comforters on the beds for cold nights). Being close to downtown you can go for a stroll for morning coffee and get home in time for a nap on the sun porch. The town of Mount Dora offers many wonderful festivals and fairs, check the website for local activities.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Mount Dora in Lake County

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 650 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • village ...
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
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • claw foot tub with shower, no other shower available.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Single Bed
  • twin beds in the bedroom, single bed on the sun porch
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(17 traveller reviews)

Cozy Cottage, circa 1938 In The Historic Area Of The Village Of Mount Dora
average rating of 4.882353 based on 17 reviews
5

Relaxing step back to old Florida

  • 5 of 5

The Bunny Hutch fits perfectly in lovely historic Mount Dora. Possibly built in the twenties, it is picturesque, comfortable and so relaxing.

I stayed for a week-slept soundly-had a.m. coffee on the porch- walked or biked around town usually ending at Palm Island to enjoy the wildlife.

My favorite vacation ever-I'll be back ASAP to decompress again.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Amanda, I am so happy that you enjoyed your vacation. You found my favorite spot, Palm Island. The huge alligator that hangs out in the water was probably hibernating for the winter though. (Maybe that’s a good thing!) It's definitely is a spot to chill, thank you for the good review. All the best, Allura
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very nice property

  • 4 of 5

I enjoyed the stay in Mount Dora. I would have liked to have regular TV available for local current news and weather. The manager and another neighbour were quite helpful.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Toronto
5

Loved it

  • 5 of 5

Peaceful, nicely decorated and very close to town. Would certainly stay again.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad that you enjoyed your stay at the Bunny Hutch thank you for taking such good care of it. We look forward to your return.
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5

Excellent place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Excellent location easy walk to downtown,cottage was excellent, everything you need also 2 bikes that we used neighbors extremely friendly and helpful.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy that you enjoyed the cottage and the bikes. Thank you for writing this review!
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Fort Myers, FL
5

Cute, Quaint Little Cottage!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for all the love you put into this cottage! Our long weekend stay was perfect! It's amazing how many necessities you made available for your guests. We seemed to have everything we needed and then some.

Notes: Very Clean! Walking Distance to quite a few places and downtown. Mermaid Juice beer garden was perfect walking distance :) Great Couples Retreat. We didn't even watch TV...

It was a pleasure staying at your property!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your comments. Loved that you discovered the Mermaid Juice, that's such a funny little watering hole! Hope you can come back again.
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5

it's your little home

  • 5 of 5

it is your little home while your there. we stayed 19 days. we cooked, we sat on the porch each and every day. we ate in town now and again. we slept well which is not always or ever the case. there was always help from next door or across the street.the cottage is decorated in an eclectic homey style with old, new. not enough pots for us as it was such a long stay. but certainly more than enough for a weeks stay or so. each transaction was easy. it was a great choice and we would recommend it to old, young, active, not active. a lovely easy stay.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so glad you enjoyed your stay at the cottage and slept well! Come "home" to the 'Bunny Hutch' again soon!
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Location

The Goblin Market
"Romantic with a touch of the exotic, wonderful dining experience."
PizzAmore
"We always walk down to have a pizza as soon as we get to the Bunny Hutch, you can sit outsid..."
Gilbert Park
"Head down to Gilbert Park and walk along Lake Dora, then head through the gates and explore ..."
Car: recommended

One of our favorite walks is a beautiful board walk along Lake Dora called Palm Island, from which you can view beautiful wildlife where we have spotted a pair of bald eagles, baby alligators and one very large Gator who patrols the area.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Mount Dora, Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Summer Rate
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
£199
for 2 nights
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£77
£510
£974
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£216
for 2 nights
From
£85
£626
£974
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £193.26
cleaning fee £46.38

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed upon payment.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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