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

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,440 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 0 - 30 nights


About the property

3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, Office w/bed, sleeps 10 total

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

More Details

Linda Skolnik
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 1, 2017

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.

Linda Skolnik purchased this house in 2005


Yalaha House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2440 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Rural ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Backpack
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Courtyard
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • 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:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing


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Custom Home - 11 Acre Orange Grove near Golf/Tennis Resort in Howey In The Hills
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews

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  • 5 of 5

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

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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..
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  • 5 of 5

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.

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2014
  • Stayed: February 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Mission Inn
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Mission Inn
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Hwy 19
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Mission Inn
Nearest Ski
5 Miles
Lake Harris/Hickory Point
Nearest Beach
95 Miles
Cocoa Beach
Car: necessary

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

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $150

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

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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