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Family friendly home centrally located to visit theme parks and beaches.

Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Space 1,782 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6

Spring and Summer in Florida is pleasant and a nice place to get away. Ask about discounts for families coming to Seminole Sports Complex. Magnolia Oasis is a beautiful home to use as home base for visits to theme parks and the beach. What guests have said about us

" most underrepresented property I have stayed at." "The description doesn't do it justice." "Awesome property". Enjoy the best of both top tourist spots and the beach from this centrally located home. This is a 3 BR 2.5 ba well maintained historic home with plenty of indoor and outdoor space to relax and get away. Minutes from the Sanford Airport and Sun Rail system. 45 minutes to the beach or theme parks. Walking distance to downtown and beautiful Lake Monroe where you can feed the ducks, hire a sailboat or enjoy a great cup of coffee while looking out to the lake. The outdoor space has a gas grill, outdoor seating and is fenced. Enjoy the Florida climate while rocking on the front porch. Large kitchen and dining area to prepare and enjoy family meals. There is a great park within walking distance for the children to enjoy slides and swings. A large mall is within short driving distance. Baseball games a short drive away.

Krista Yurchak
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
15 March, 2018

About Krista Yurchak

Krista and Frank always dreamed of owning a historic home. This dream came true when they purchased their lovely home in Sanford, Fl in 2012. Now they desire to share the experience of living in a historic home in a friendly neighborhood with others.

Krista Yurchak purchased this house in 2012

Why Krista Yurchak chose Sanford

Relax in a beautifully restored home built in 1909. Stretch out and enjoy some space by rocking on the front porch or enjoying the lighted outdoor garden space. . This property is in a quiet neighborhood great for relaxing and enjoying the outdoors yet close enough to shopping in downtown Sanford or Winter Park. Great outdoor activities of hiking, biking or boating are nearby as well. Theme parks and beaches are a short drive away.

What makes this house unique

This historic home has beautiful touches done by an expert carpenter. Windows flanking the back of the house looking out to the beautiful gardens. Built in 1909 yet has modern updates.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Sanford in Seminole County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1782 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • 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 Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • Claw foot tub in the second bath.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master bedroom has a queen bed and its own bath. The second bedroom has a queen bed and shares a bath with the third bedroom which has a day bed with a trundle that makes it a full bed.
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • fishing
  • golf
  • sailing


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(6 traveller reviews)

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Family friendly home centrally located to visit theme parks and beaches.
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 6 reviews

Cute house, but needs some work

  • 3 of 5

Good owners. Cute house. But, as with all older homes, it needs some work. The closets and drawers weren't emptied, so we had to fit a lot of our things in bedrooms. There was a bug problem. It's a great location, but it wasn't a great situation, but it was a descent one.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your feedback. I'm sorry you did not have enough room for all of your things. We live in this house part time so we do take some space in closets and drawers. Also, I believe you were probably bringing quite a bit with you as you were in between homes. We are really more suited for stays of a shorter span than 6 weeks perhaps we should have considered this before renting to you Was there more of a bug problem than the one you called about? If so please let us know so we can inform our exterminator. Were the other things that need work? We'd like to know so we can take care of it. We take pride in our historic home and do our best to keep up with the work needed on a home that is over 100 years old.
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Beautiful home and backyard oasis, beautiful neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

This street is one of the loveliest in the historic homes area of Sanford, and the owner shared some interesting history of this well-kept home. They've created a gorgeous oasis in the backyard, and it's a pleasure to sit out here and read or enjoy a meal. Warm reception from wonderful people; and care taken to provide delightful details to welcome and bless those staying in this beautiful home. This is a home they live in at least part of the time, instead of a dedicated rental, and have clearly lavished love and care on this place. Many thanks!

  • Review Submitted: 06-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Doug, for such a nice review. I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you will stay with us again if you are in Central Florida again.
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sanford, fl

Just Cozy and wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

Love this house so much, I live down the street and wanted our friends and family to live in our neighborhood for our wedding weekend instead of the terrible selection of hotels that we have. So I found this place and it was just the right comfort and awesome back yard all my girlfriends from out of town felt right at home here. I love it because they know now where to stay next time. Thank you for sharing your space with us!! Always remembered and we will use again!

  • Review Submitted: 04-May-2016
  • Date of Stay: April 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming house and yard

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I had a great time staying here. The hosts were very nice and responsive to any questions we had. The back yard was very nice as well with some fun lighting. It was evident that the hosts had put a lot of time and effort into this house. We slept great every night on the comfortable beds in this quiet neighborhood. Love the brick streets too! We would stay here again. Thanks for a wonderful stay.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Mar-2016
  • Date of Stay: February 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Burlington, Iowa


  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful stay! The neighborhood is completely enchanting with its tree -lined brick streets. This house is located in a beautiful historic neighborhood and only blocks away from downtown waterfront district. The owners have thought of everything. Every detail has been taken care of. The backyard is a true paradise. We spent many evenings sitting on the back patio underneath the twinkling lights. Too many amenities to list. There were bikes, a bags game, golf clubs available for use and many other wonderful treats. The owners were very pleasant to deal with. Definitely recommend this house for anyone considering the Sanford area.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Feb-2016
  • Date of Stay: February 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing House and Owners!!!!

  • 5 of 5

This home is a gorgeous historic home in Sanford, beautifully decorated and well kept. We were at a soccer tournament in Sanford, and it was so nice to be able to come home and relax after the games. The pictures don't do it justice. We were visiting in December and it was well-decorated for Christmas! Each room was a delight! I enjoyed sitting out on the front porch in the rocking chairs and reading. We also loved eating breakfast in the backyard by the fountain. We walked down the street to a scrumptious pizza place by the river. The little town had several interesting antique shops and a small bookstore we visited.

But one of the best things about the house is its lovely owners, Frank and Krista. They were there to greet us when we arrived and gave us the tour of the home. So personable and full of great information about places to eat, soccer fields, etc. They left us a yummy gift basket and a fridge stocked with beverages and condiments. They had games available, soft towels, and even laundry detergent. They were also just a text away if we had any questions. They responded quickly to all our questions too. It was like having concierges on speed dial! Krista was also very kind to text us and let us know we left a phone charger, which she kindly mailed to us within a few days!

I would highly recommend this home to anyone visiting the area. It truly exceeded all our expectations! If we return to this soccer tournament again we will most defiantly want to stay here again!!!

  • Review Submitted: 06-Jan-2016
  • Date of Stay: December 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens
Zipline as well as animals
Top rated for German cuisine and entertainment.
Donuts To Go II
Yummy donuts. Try the squares!
Riverwalk Pizzeria
Yummy pizza, salad and Italian dishes. Right on Lake Monroe. Delivers.
Chipotle Mexican Grill
Good quick food.
The Corner Cafe
Nice sandwiches, excellent service.
Publix Super Market at Lake Mary Pointe
Great grocery store.
Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Sanford International
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Zorba's, Riverwalk Pizza
Nearest Beach
30 Miles
New Smyrna
Car: recommended

Farmer's market in downtown Sanford (a short walk away ) and in Winter Park (20 minute drive). Winter Park is a beautiful area with shopping, museums and restaurants.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £72.21
Pet Fee £72.21
Damage Insurance £42.6

Rates are subject to change until booking.

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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