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Custom Home - 11 Acre Orange Grove near Golf/Tennis Resort in Howey In The Hills

Yalaha, FL, USA
  • House2440 sqft
  • Bedrooms3
  • Sleeps10
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths0
  • Mininum Stay30 nights

3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, Office

Faro Groves is an 11 acre working Citrus Orchard. Experience the beauty of living with nature. Yet only 5 miles from the Mission Inn Golf & Tennis Resort. We are centrally located with easy access (10 minutes) to the Florida

Turnpike, 35 minutes to the Disney, SeaWorld, Universal Studios Resort Area and only 1 1/2 hours to Daytona Beach and the Atlantic Ocean. The custom 2400 sq ft Southwestern style home has many designer qualities, with unique architecture, high ceilings, arches and a spacious Great Room with Kiva fireplace. The house is light and bright with many, many windows that gives you the feeling of living with nature...while having all the creature comforts of a modern home. The Gourmet Kitchen, has all Kitchen Aid appliances including a convection electric oven, microwave, side by side refrigerator and dishwasher. The Master bathroom has a two-person Garden tub, and an extra large walk-in shower with river stone flooring.

Property Description and Amenities: Faro Groves is environmentally friendly and energy efficient certified. 'Green' is our favorite color at Faro Groves. Here you will have Orchard and ranch views from the Dining Room, Living Room, Master, and spare Bedrooms. In fact, every room has a 'Green' view. Bedrooms and a office(with a futon), 2 Full Baths, Very Private Backyard (10 acres), that includes a 40 x 30 enclosed lanai with 2 tables and chairs for eating outside and watching the sunset,

outdoor firepit, and hot tub. Fireplace,(woodburning with propane starter) in the Great Room, 15' glass sliding pocket doors that open from the great room onto the lanai. Front Courtyard off the dining area with table and chairs to have your morning coffee and watch the sunrise. VCR/DVD Player, Stereo CD Player, Blender/Ice Crusher, Iron/Ironing Board, Full Kitchen, Cooking Utensils, Linens, Beach Towels, Washer & Dryer, Gas Grill (BBQ), Coffee Maker, Toaster, Central Air & Heat Pump, Large Screen TV.

What to Do and See !!!: There's much to do in and all around Howey in the Hills, Lake County, and Central Florida.

Tennis and Golf (just 5 minutes from Faro Groves)

The Mission Inn and Country Club

Rates upon request..

Mount Dora

A Picturesque lakeside community known for its antique shops, gift shops, day spas, wonderful restaurants, and historic town tours by either train or horse drawn carriage.

Community Theater Productions

Eustis - Bay Street Theater

Leesburg - Melon Patch Players

Clermont - Moonlight Players

Mount Dora - Mount Dora Theater Company

Renninger's (This is a must !)

Mt. Dora's Antique Bazaar and Flea Market

Yalaha Country Bakery (Just around the corner from Faro Groves)

Bavarian bakery with Saturday morning (10:00 a.m.) Live Folk Music.

Lakeridge Winery, Clermont

Tours, wine tasting and weekend art/music festivals.

Canoe Trips

Alexander, Juniper and Wekiva Springs (contact us for more information)


Lake County is among the 'Top 50 places


Linda Skolnik

Member Since 2010
Response rate:
Response time:
within a few hours
english, spanish
Calendar last updated:
Mar 24, 2018
About Linda Skolnik

Faro Groves has been our home for over 11 years. We are now retired and travel extensively but still call Faro Groves our home. During your stay with us a Faro Groves you will be greeted byus or our caretaker. We are as close as our phones if you have any questions or concerns.

Linda Skolnik purchased this House in 2005


    • Internet
    • Pets Welcome
    • Air Conditioning
    • Accessible
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Hot Tub
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
      • Bedroom 1
        1 queen
      • Bedroom 2
        1 queen
      • Bedroom 3
        1 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon
      • Bedroom 4
        1 twin/ single


        • 2 Bathrooms
        • Bathroom 1
          toilet, tub, shower
        • Bathroom 2
          toilet, shower

          Location Type

            • Lake
            • Rural
              Faro Groves is located on a 12 Acre Orange Grove. The home sits on an acre of cleared grass with spectacular views of the sunrise and sunset.


                • Away From It All
                • Family


                    • Guests provide their own meals


                        • Laundry Soap
                        • Activities Guide
                        • Alarm Clock
                        • Backpack
                        • Basic Soaps
                        • Ceiling Fans
                        • Clothes Dryer
                        • Filtered Water
                        • Fireplace
                          Faro Groves has a wood burning fireplace with an gas starter...So easy to take the chill off the day.
                        • Firewood
                        • Garage
                        • Hair Dryer
                        • Heating
                        • Internet
                        • Iron & Board
                        • Air Conditioning
                        • Linens Provided
                        • Living Room
                          An Open space that allows the inside outside and outside inside. Huge sliding doors that expose the 40 x 40 screened in patio....during the winter your home is expended as you enjoy the fresh air....
                        • Local Maps
                        • Local Restaurant Guide
                        • Paper Towels
                        • Parking
                          An abundance of parking for your boats, trailers and cars...
                        • Parking Off Street
                        • Shampoo
                        • Thermos Bottle
                        • Toilet Paper
                        • Towels Provided
                        • Washing Machine
                        • Water Cooler
                        • Wireless Internet


                            • Ice Maker
                            • 4 Ring Stove
                            • Coffee Grinder
                            • Coffee Maker
                            • Cooking Utensils
                            • Dishes & Utensils
                            • Dishwasher
                            • Freezer
                            • Grill
                            • Blender
                            • Kitchen
                              A gourmet kitchen awaits. The kitchen comes completely equipped with anything you might need, with views of the Grove from every turn...
                            • Lobster Pot
                            • Microwave
                            • Oven
                            • Pantry Items
                              The kitchen will come equipped with items such as salt, pepper, sugar, coffee, tea and a few other spices to get you going from your first day.
                            • Refrigerator
                            • Stove
                            • Stove
                            • Toaster


                                • Dining Area
                                • comfy seating for 8 people


                                    • Books
                                    • Books for Adults
                                    • DVD Player
                                    • Games
                                    • Games for Kids
                                    • Radio
                                    • Stereo
                                    • Television
                                      with Antenna for local channels. Our Visio TV is smart and you will have access to Netflix, Amazon or to stream your favorite shows...


                                        • Outdoor Grill Gas
                                        • Barbecue
                                        • Beach Towels
                                        • Courtyard
                                        • Deck / Patio
                                        • Outdoor Grill
                                        • Beach Chairs
                                        • Patio
                                        • Porch / Veranda
                                        • Screen Porch / Veranda
                                        • Small Cooler
                                        • Unscreened Porch / Veranda


                                            • Long-term Renters Welcome
                                            • suitable for elderly or infirm
                                            • wheelchair accessible

                                              Pool / Spa

                                                • Hot Tub
                                                  A six person hot tub sits on the large screened patio for your enjoyment.
                                                • Outdoor Hot Tub


                                                    • museums
                                                    • botanical garden
                                                    • cinemas
                                                    • festivals
                                                    • library
                                                    • live theater
                                                    • marina
                                                    • churches
                                                    • playground
                                                    • recreation center
                                                    • restaurants
                                                    • synagogues
                                                    • theme parks
                                                    • water parks
                                                    • winery tours

                                                      Leisure Activities

                                                        • antiquing
                                                        • bird watching
                                                        • horseback riding
                                                        • outlet shopping
                                                        • photography
                                                        • scenic drives
                                                        • sight seeing
                                                        • walking

                                                          Local Services & Businesses

                                                            • ATM/bank
                                                            • fitness center
                                                            • groceries
                                                            • hospital
                                                            • laundromat
                                                            • massage therapist
                                                            • medical services

                                                              Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                                • mountain biking
                                                                • basketball court
                                                                • equestrian events
                                                                • fishing
                                                                • golf
                                                                • hiking
                                                                • cycling
                                                                • pier fishing
                                                                • sailing
                                                                • swimming
                                                                • tennis
                                                                • water skiing

                                                                  House Rules

                                                                  Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                                  Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                                  Cancellation Policy

                                                                  100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                                  4 Reviews


                                                                  Latest reviews

                                                                  We love this property, quite and private, but close to all the amenities.

                                                                  Ronald K.SOUTH GRAFTON

                                                                  The home is just that a home you walk in and your home. Comfortable and relaxing. Beautiful sunrises and gorgeous sunsets, if you like quite private and beautiful this is your place. The owners are really wonderful people as well. They have a property care taker that is also available with just a phone call. I can assure all you will enjoy your stay if we don't get there first.

                                                                  Ron & Robin


                                                                  Gail R.

                                                                  Thanks for letting us stay in your beautiful home. Sitting in the hot tub and watching the sunset was amazing. There is not enough words to express how we loved the house and property.

                                                                  The very best

                                                                  Ronald K.SOUTH GRAFTON

                                                                  This was everything and more than we expected. Just sorry we had to go.

                                                                  Owner's Response:

                                                                  Thank you for leaving the home in such wonderful condition.

                                                                  We will miss you too !! See you next year. Stay warm the next few days and enjoy your summer..

                                                                  Thank you!


                                                                  Had the opportunity to visit friends staying here. The setting was perfect...we enjoyed the natural surroundings. The comfortable house was perfect for meeting up with old friends, in the area, for luncheons on the lanai.


                                                                  Yalaha, FL, USA

                                                                  Faro Groves is located between Leesburg, Florida and Clermont in Yalaha/Howey in the Hills. We are close to Dining, Grocery Stores, several state parks that have dog parks and great hiking/walking trails. Access to Lake Harris is 5 miles from our doorstep. At Hickory Point you can launch your boat, picnic, walk, attend festivals, bird watch and go canoeing.

                                                                  Rates & Availability

                                                                  Additional information about rental rates

                                                                  Cleaning Fee

                                                                  We book only by the month or longer... thank you for your interest in Faro Groves

                                                                  Enter dates for accurate pricing
                                                                  For booking assistance, call 888-640-7927

                                                                  Property # 161909