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Holly's Hideaway Mt Dora Charming 2/2 in Historic District

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Sleeps 6

2 Bed / 2 Bath cottage is whimsically decorated and a comfortable place to call your home away from home. Our goal is to inspire you to want to return again.

Master suite: king size bed with high quality mattress.

Guest bedroom: queen size bed also with a high quality mattress.

Either bedroom - you will enjoy a good night sleep!

Master Bath with full size shower; Guest Bath with tub-shower.

Full-size kitchen is abundantly equipped, and features a gas range, microwave, dishwasher, full-size refrigerator with ice maker and eat-in breakfast nook. Full-size washer and dryer.

The living room with fireplace is a great place to unwind. L/R Sofa is comfortable double bed for additional sleeping. Large flat-screen t.v. with satellite service: Direct TV with DVR. Record your favorite shows while out. DVD player and a stock of DVD's are also available.

Wireless high speed internet available free.

Enjoy some laid-back outdoor time in the courtyard or on the back deck. Gas grill and seating on the back wood deck is great for cooking up some of the local fare!

Local attractions:

Fantastic local micro-brewery is a ten minute walk away on Highland St. Gilbert Park on Liberty Ave has a beautiful nature walk, and is also an easy walk from the cottage. Village Farmers Market Sundays 9am-2pm at the end of Donnelly St. by the lake. Convenient to all Downtown Mt. Dora activities, restaurants, and shopping.

*No Smoking, Pet Friendly with advance approval.

I'd love to welcome you to Holly's Hideaway!

More Details

Owner
Holly
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
28 June, 2017

About Holly

Holly and her husband have been residents since 1989. Both are transplants from south Florida. They found Mount Dora charming immediately and raised their children here and still call Mount Dora home.

Holly is a nurse at the local hospital and is very involved in the state of FL organization for Infection Prevention. She loves the outdoors, walking, hiking, kayaking. There is an abundance of central Florida springs and trails she considers local hidden treasures.

Holly purchased this cottage in 1989

Why Holly chose Central Florida

We purchased this property during the February Mt. Dora festival in 1989. We fell in love with the close-to-downtown location for all the downtown events and the private setting of this home. It is located at the end of a nice, quiet street. This was home for our family for 5 years, we loved it that much!

What makes this cottage unique

Best of both quiet serenity and City of Mount Dora.

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • 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 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Guest Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Master Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , High Quality Pillow Top Mattress
    Guest Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , High Quality Pillow Top Mattress
  • Master Bedroom Victorian Charm Reflections Guest Bedroom Whimsical Romance
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Kayaking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Downtown Mount Dora is just under 1 mile walking distance from Holly's Hideaway on this quiet street get away. Less than 15 min drive to Florida Trail for hiking, Florida springs for kayaking, and less than an hour to downtown Disney and other attractions.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(28 traveller reviews)

Holly's Hideaway Mt Dora Charming 2/2 in Historic District
average rating of 4.928571 based on 28 reviews
5

The Best

  • 5 of 5

A wonderful place to stay while visiting central Florida area. Holly's home was beautiful, spotless and well stocked with linens and kitchen items. Holly was very accommodating and helpful. Our 10 day stay was a real treat staying in this home. We had family visit with us almost every evening and the deck with grill sure came in handy. Plenty of room and seating for everyone. Holly, thank you again for your attention to detail and your beautiful home. We definitely recommend this property and will stay here again when visiting the area. We would rate 10 stars if able to do so!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Better than advertised

  • 5 of 5

Our girls weekend was fabulous at Holly's. Holly has the hospitality knack like no other. Everything you could possibly need was considered. When you walk in you feel warmly welcomed. It was impeccablly kept. It is a short drive to all the great shopping and restaurants of Mount Dora. This is a treasure find.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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5

Facilities exceeded all expectation. Extremely clean and neat. Holly is great!

  • 5 of 5

Property is very tastefully decorated, extremely clean and neat, well cared for. Was easily 'home' away from home. As hostess, Holly could not have been a better. I rate her No. 1 ,top knotch!!!

  • Review Submitted: May 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Holly's house had everything needed and was spotlessly clean. She responded quickly and thoroughly.

  • 5 of 5

We felt right at home in her cozy surroundings. There wasn't anything we needed that we couldn't find. Also, it with a very short drive into town for shopping and dining. Holly has prepared a three ring binder packed with information on the area, activities, where to eat and where to shop. Her house is located almost at the end of a street that is very quiet. I don't think there's anything she hasn't thought of that could make a vacation better!

  • Review Submitted: May 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

We had a wonderful time in Holly's and have already recommended it to our friends. Great place!

  • 5 of 5

Holly was very welcoming and she had kept the bungalow in immaculate condition! Beautifully decorated and spacious place that was so cosy it felt like a second home. We have already recommended it to our friends and it is a great place to stay in Mount Dora!

  • Review Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure to meet you. I am so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay! I would be glad to have you both return.
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5

Great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

We love staying at Holly's Hideaway, the house was so lovely & well done. Everything we would need was there, & Holly came to meet us the first night and she is a very nice person. I would give her 5 stars

  • Review Submitted: May 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure to meet you all. I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay!!
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Location

Nearest Airport
28 Miles
Orlando Sanford International (SFB)
Nearest Barpub
0.58 Miles
Mount Dora Brewery, Highland Street
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Mt Dora Golf, Highland St
Nearest Train
1.1 Miles
Mount Dora Inland Lakes Railway Tours
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
US Highway 441 and State Rd 46
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Several on Highland Street
Nearest Beach
54 Miles
Daytona Beach
Car: recommended

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Mount Dora, Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Fall 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 4 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£271
for 2 nights
From
£112
£719
£2,134
 
 
Bicycle Festival 2017
5 Oct 2017 - 8 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£464
for 3 nights
From
£139
 
 
Fall 2017
9 Oct 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
£271
for 2 nights
From
£112
£719
£2,134
 
 
Winter 2017-2018
1 Dec 2017 - 31 Mar 2018
2 night minimum stay
£294
for 2 nights
From
£124
£788
£2,288
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£232
for 2 nights
From
£93
£603
£1,824
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £19 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £30.92
Cleaning Fee £46.38
Refundable Damage Deposit £154.61

Small pet considered for small fee, to be approved prior to booking. Your choice of Damage Protection policy or Deposit. The refundable deposit of $200 is promptly returned in 7 business days, after checkout allowing time for inventory check / electronic payment processing time. Inventory checklist will be available for guests' review upon arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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