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Serene and Lovely Waterfront Florida Retreat

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 14 - 30 nights


About the property

It's the perfect winter retreat! On the water, and minutes from everything!

This "Mid-Century Modern" clean and comfortable home sits on an inner lagoon of Lake Eustis. It is perfect for the freshwater fishing and boating enthusiast. It features a brand-new boathouse and patio-dock with a private boat slip for guest use. It is quick easy access to the main lake to enjoy boating fun and dockside dining among the many eateries on Lake County's chain of lakes. Located in the Grand Island area of Eustis it is just minutes from shopping, dining, and the charming historic downtown districts of Mount Dora, Tavares, and Eustis.

Michelle Frakes
Member since: 2006
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
13 September, 2017

About Michelle Frakes

We are so excited to share our very own, first ever, family- retreat house. We love it, and have worked hard to make it a house that we completely love. We are avid travelers and long time St. Petersburg, Florida residents. We are proud parents of three wonderful boys. We are excited to embark on a new chapter in our life as investment property managers, and sharing our little pieces of paradise.

Michelle Frakes purchased this house in 2015

Why Michelle Frakes chose Central Florida

The great thing about living in Florida, is that you can vacation in paradise without leaving home or traveling very far! Why did we choose this property? Because in this region of Florida, things move a little slower, there is nature all around you, it feels like your in "old Florida". There is much to do and see.....Or you can just sit on the dock, feel the breeze, and watch the day go by.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Eustis in Lake County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • 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
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Queen size sofa sleeper in den.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair accessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing


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Serene and Lovely Waterfront Florida Retreat
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews
Kansas City, MO

Not just a fisherman's paradise!

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful and well equipped 2 bedroom 2 bath home that had plenty of room to sleep extra guests. Over the years we have stayed in several VRBO properties around the country and this is by far the cleanest we have ever stayed at. The home is fully furnished and even had a tempurpedic mattress in the master bedroom. The house is a short drive to lots of local restaurants and shoppes and the small town charm could be felt throughout all of the different municipalities. Personally, we really liked the Mount Dora area, but would recommend spending time in all of them as they all have a unique charm.

The house has a brand new boat slip where we were able to tie up our 22' boat and it had room to spare. The lake was beautiful and we traveled through a large majority of the chain of lakes while we were there. I highly recommend going through the Dora Canal, it is beautiful and the fishing is great. You should also travel through at least one of the locks, the lock on Haines Creek between Lake Eustis and Lake Griffin is the closest to the house.

Overall, we had a fantastic time on vacation. We had a just enough adventure, and a lot of relaxation on the water!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
31.8 Miles
Orlando International
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Gators Waterside, Palm Garden
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Infinitely many (public and private)
Nearest Train
27.2 Miles
Sanford, FL
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Stravos Italian Restaurant, Sully's BBQ (yum!)
Nearest Beach
52 Miles
Daytona Beach
Car: necessary

It is amazing how much there is to do in this region. This house is situated on the north shore of Lake Eustis. The location is very central to many places of interest. It is just minutes from downtown Mount Dora, Eustis, and Tavares. A short drive to Leesburg, The Villages, Ocala National Forest, Silver Springs, Yalaha, Howie in the Hills, and Orlando/Kissimmee area. Thrift shopping and "antiquing" are a popular past time in this region. Lake county has become a very popular destination for motor cycle enthusiasts.

The lake house is located in a quiet, lakeside residential neighborhood that is off-the-beaten path. However, it is just minutes from many big box retailers, chain and local restaurants, grocerie stores, etc.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Eustis, Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
1 Jan 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
30 night minimum stay
for 30 nights
My Standard Rate
14 night minimum stay
for 14 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £75.49
Refundable Damage Deposit £377.45
Tax Rate 12.0%

$500.00 deposit due rental agreement paper work, signed.
Balance due 30 days, prior to check-in.
Check or money order

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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