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Amazing Lakefront Vacation Rental Home on St. John's River

Sue Bessire

Member since: 2007
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Speaks: english
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Property type house
Minimum Stay nights

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Sue Bessire

Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
May 2, 2015
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Amazing Lakefront Vacation Rental Home on St. John's River

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Property type house
Minimum Stay nights

Overview

Deland House Rental Photos and Description

House, 5 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

A secluded nature lover's paradise located on 11 oak-covered acres. Professionally decorated with treasures from around the world. Whether you are looking for nature, beaches, or Orlando theme parks, this place has it all. Perfect whether you enjoy activities or simply relaxing.

Bring your own boat or rent one nearby, and explore the beautiful St. John's River. Blue Springs State Park is a ten-minute boat ride away, and is a sanctuary for the endangered Florida Manatee. People come from all over the world to experience the exceptional bird life. Watch bald eagles soaring and ospreys fishing. Ride your bike to Hontoon State Park for hiking and off-road biking. Beautiful beaches are only a 30-minute drive and the world-famous theme parks at Disney are 45 miles away.

There is a 1600 sq. foot event space attached, which is priced separately.

This property is less than five miles from DeLand, home of Stetson University, and was voted Best Small Town in Florida five years in a row by Florida Trend Magazine. Shoppers and antique lovers will enjoy both DeLand and nearby Mount Dora. Four beautiful golf courses are nearby, and fishing guides can pick you up at the dock. Skydive DeLand attracts adventure enthusiasts world-wide. Watch the sunrise and the sunset from the large elevated deck looking out over the live oaks covered in Spanish moss. Experience the 'Real Florida.'

Keywords: beach, home, house, lake, central Florida attractions, DeLand, Stetson University, Speed Week, Bike Week, vacation rental home, weddings, skydive, secluded, pastoral, pier, boat dock, bicycling, hiking, State Parks, St. John's River

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Sue Bessire (Property Manager)
Member since: 2007
Call Manager
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
May 2, 2015

What makes this house unique

The Peaceful lakefront dock faces the sunrise over the water, allowing you to start your day in the beautiful natural world with wildlife abounding.

Guestbook comments from the manager

We truly enjoyed our stay here - we didn't want to leave! The house is very homey & nicely

decorated. DeLand is a nice town and we enjoyed exploring. We played tennis, biked and walked a lot

plus relaxed on the deck and the dock. Thank you for sharing your home.



Recommended for: Adventure seekers, romantic getaway.
Feb 2009
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Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Property type house
Minimum Stay nights
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Reviews

2 traveler reviews

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Amazing Lakefront Vacation Rental Home on St. John's River
average rating of 4.5 based on 11 reviews
Orange City, FL
5

Absolutely perfect

  • 5 of 5

We selected this home to provide housing for the bridesmaids for my daughter's wedding. The groomsmen were in a lovely house on an adjoining property. It could not have been more perfect. There was more than enough room for everyone and the home was comfortable and wonderfully decorated. With two kitchens, two living rooms and a relaxing sun deck, there was plenty of room for everyone to gather or just to slip away to take a few quiet minutes to enjoy the gorgeous river views. The location was great. Just a short drive to our downtown Deland wedding site and the many eclectic restaurants. The grounds were beautiful and provided an excellent venue for some of our wedding photos. Sadly, we did not have time to take advantage of the river access or the nearby parks. We hope to return for a family reunion in the future. Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
West Virginia
4

Review of vacation rental property @ 1903 Hontoon Rd.

  • 4 of 5

We had a great three months at this rental property and created a bunch of good family memories.

Easy access to Lake Beresford and St.Johns River with the ramp and boat dock on the property,

We caught a lot of nice fish, Stripers ,Large Mouth Bass, Crappie and Catfish. Lots of wildlife and birds

to view. The owners were very easy to work with and quickly fixed any problems.

We certainly plan to go back again when we can. Buddy, West Virginia

  • Submitted: May 16, 2012
  • Stayed: Dec 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

Map

Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Orlando International
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Deland
Nearest Beach
24 Miles

Skydiving, Parachuting, Motorcycling

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Rates & Availability

Deland House Rental Rates

Notes

  • From $1400/wk
  • US Dollars
  • $1400/week
  • $3850/month
  • Holidays & Special Events Prices upon request.
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Amenities

Deland House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2927 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lakefront ...
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
  • All 5 bathrooms are full baths, with tubs or showers.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • 4 bedrooms have queen sized beds. 1 bedroom has twin beds. 3 bedrooms upstair, 2 bedrooms downstairs. All bedrooms have double closets and are large roomy spaces. 2 of the bedrooms have attached private baths.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
We have extensive docks on Lake Beresford with places to fish, tie up a boat or relax and enjoy the sunrise. Also, we have a floating dock which accommodates skulls and kayaks and canoes. A private boat launch is on the property.

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