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Vacation Home in the Plantation at Leesburg Gated Community.

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,680 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 30 - 90 nights


About the property

Two Bedrooms + Den, Two Baths (Sleeps 2-6) (Appx. $52 to $66 per night)


Spend your vacation in Sunny Florida. See all there is from our centrally located home that's close to all of the best that Florida has to offer.

Rates per month:

Jun 1, 2017 - Sep 30, 2017 $1,450.00

Oct 1, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017 $1,600.00

Jan 1, 2018 - Mar 31, 2018 $1,975.00 ( 3 Mo. Min.)

Apr 1, 2018 - May 31, 2018 $1,600.00

Minimum rent = 30 days.

Rents run from first of the month to the end of the month. No mid-month rents. Preference to 4 month or longer rents.

No taxes charged on rents for 6 months or longer.

11% Florida Tax is required for stays less than 6 months.

Security Deposit of $500.00 due for monthly booking reservation.

Property is not considered booked until deposit is paid and the contract is signed and approved by both parties.

Note: Until confirmed, rates and dates are subject to change without notice.

*Our home is Licensed by both the County of Lake and the State of Florida. Legal vacation homes must be Licensed AND Posted in plain view and comply with rules for your safety. Always ask to see the license.

The Plantation at Leesburg is an active adult (55+) gated community located in the heart of Florida. Convenient to major airports as well as well-known attractions. Lake County is appropriately named for the more than 1,000 wonderful lakes that are teeming with fish and a superb location for great boating activities.

***HINT - Scroll to 'Links to more information' above the PHOTOS (at the bottom of this page) for a web page with information on the Plantation and it's activities.

The community offers two 18-hole golf courses, lighted tennis courts, fitness center, men's and women's saunas, pickle ball, boccie, softball, drama club, computer club, free phone and WIFI throughout the home and WIFI in club houses, Broadway caliber shows, ballroom dancing, billiards, library, three swimming pools, crafts, three full-time activity directors and over 100 weekly supervised activities.

Free Hi-Speed WIFI throughout the home and at club houses, bring along the laptop or I-Pad.

Free US and Canada calling on our installed wireless phone system, just dial and call.

For you're entertainment pleasure, use our 'Roku' and pick from thousands of movies from 'Netflix', 'Crackle' and many other channels. No need to ever be bored at 'Manor Oaks'.

There is a very nice and reasonable restaurant located within “The Plantation” for lunches and dinners and several good restaurants very close by.

Our home has a large open floor plan. There are two bedrooms plus a den and two full bathrooms. The master bedroom has a Queen Anne 4-Poster bed with queen memory foam mattress, matching dresser and chest and nightstand. The bedroom has a double sliding door leading to the enclosed lanai.

The master bathroom has a double vanity, large walk in glass enclosed shower, large soaking tub and a huge walk-in closet (as large as some small offices).

The guest bedroom has a white queen wicker bed, chest, nightstand and a large closet. All bed linens and bathroom and pool towels are supplied.

The den has a full sized sofa-bed and a 32” LCD HDTV with Netflix on Roku.

The great room living area has a queen sofa-bed and a lounge chair, an entertainment center with a 40” 1080 HDTV, Netflix on Roku and a DVD player. HDTV Local and National broadcasts off air from Orlando and vicinity. There is an FM/AM radio in the kitchen/breakfast area.

The dining area has a table for 6 and a table for 4 is located in the kitchen which is also perfect for card games. The kitchen is fully equipped with all appliances, cookware, dishes, linens and more. The laundry room has a washer and dryer and is located just off the kitchen behind folding doors.

There is a large sliding glass door to the lanai from the living room. On the lanai, you will find 8 chairs and a two person wicker pub table and chairs plus wicker coffee table. There is also an electric grill for your grilling pleasure.

The home is re-keyed for your security after each guest leaves.

Leesburg is north of Orlando in beautiful Lake County. Lake County is in the center of the state, top to bottom, coast to coast. If you want to visit Florida's beaches, they are little more than an hour away in either direction.

The house is an easy drive to downtown Orlando, the international airport, national outlet shopping, Silver Springs in Ocala, Universal Studios, Sea World, Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom, Epcot Center and Animal Kingdom. Publix and Winn Dixie shopping centers with restaurants and banks are just down the street.

Distance in Miles from The Plantation At Leesburg:

Cape Canaveral 75

Daytona Beach 64

Ocala 44

Orlando 36

Sea World 35

Tampa/ St Petersburg 64

Walt Disney World Resort 42

More Details

Joseph Zirbes
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 25, 2017

About Joseph Zirbes

We have lived in the Plantation at Leesburg since 1998 after having moved from coast to coast. We looked long and hard before settling on this location and have not been disappointed.

Joseph Zirbes purchased this house in 2011

Why Joseph Zirbes chose Central Florida

The location is just superb for visiting all that Florida has to offer and still being able to be 'home' again before night-fall. The major turnpikes and freeways are so very close and it's only a short drive to Orlando International airport.

What makes this house unique

We love the open floor plan of this home with it's huge walk-in closet and low care yard.


Leesburg House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1680 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master - 1 queen , Memory foam mattress.
    Guest - 1 queen
    Den - 1 sleep sofa /futon , full size.
    Living room - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Queen size Beds (1) Two full queen bed suites., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) One full sofa and One queen sofa.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Senior Adults Only Community
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Sauna ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Activities: Fishing Fitness Center Horseshoes Swimming Golf Tennis Cinemas Theme Parks Restaurants Shopping Boating Shuffleboard Pickle Ball Boccie Softball


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(15 traveler reviews)

Vacation Home in the Plantation at Leesburg Gated Community.
average rating of 5.0 based on 15 reviews
Mosinee, WI


  • 5 of 5

The house was absolutely wonderful, clean, updated and far beyond our expectations. The gated community was an added bonus for our own since of security. The sheets and towels were clean and recently laundered. The kitchen was very clean and well stocked. The bathrooms were clean and no sign of wear. Plenty of nice white towels and a good supply of bedding. The pool areas were clean and looked after. I can't say enough about the owner. He went above and beyond to help us find a reputable doctor as we had some medical issues while here. In addition, he was always available if we needed anything. We are snowbirds and have been renting places in Fl and TX since 2007. This property was an easy 5 star place for us.

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Steve and Margery for the very nice review. Your stay with us was very much appreciated and we were glad we were also available for assistance to your needs. We would be extremely happy to have you as guests in the future should you desire to vacation in this area once again.
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The most peaceful neighborhood I've ever stayed in.

  • 5 of 5

First day on arrival I was met by the owner, and given a walk thru and the house was more then I expected, it was perfect for what I was needing in the time I was going to be staying in leesburg.

There was things to do in the community that I didn't get to enjoy but it was offered . The owner Joe even surprised me , remembering my birthday with a card and some snacks which meant a lot being away from my family that weekend .

I have nothing but high praise for Joe and his house and the gated community.

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the nice review, Tim. It was a pleasure having you as our guest. We are just sorry that it was a "work" stay for you and that you weren't able to take advantage of the amenities. We would be happy to have you as a guest in the future should your travels bring you this way again. Take care and good luck!
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Meredith NH

Well Maintained home in quiet neighborhood surrounded by awesome activities

  • 5 of 5

This home, away from home, makes you want to stay here forever! The home is impeccably clean and all the amenities that you would expect are available from silverware to linens, pots and pans, and towels etc.

Lots of storage for your own clothes!

The owner is very personable and always available to help you out if needed.

  • Submitted: May 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your rating review. It was a pleasure having you as our guest and hope that we can be of service to you again in the future. You are most excellent guests and maintain the home like it was your own. We appreciate that you chose our home for your vacation stay.
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Perfect Rental

  • 5 of 5

This house was the perfect rental for my three month stay this past January through March. Everything in the house was clean and organized when I arrived. The owners came to introduce themselves and answer any questions I had.

The kitchen had everything necessary for anyone who likes to cook. The lanai was a great place to read or eat meals since it was warmed by the sun.

The Plantation publishes a monthly calendar which lists every activity and special event with the day, time, and location. I headed to the heated swimming pools whenever the air temperature allowed. Outside the Plantation, but close by are banks, gas stations, a drug store, a hardware store, and two major grocery stores.

  • Submitted: May 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the nice review Jeanne. It was a pleasure to meet you and have you as our guest. We look forward to your stay here in the future should you decide to do so. We love guests who treat the home as their own.
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Cortland, Indiana


  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful "Home away from Home!" DEFINITELY 5 STAR+. The house is beautiful, clean as a pin and in tip top shape. Everything we could possibly need (and more) was provided. The landlord lives nearby and was great, quick to respond to any questions and needs. A book with extensive information about the home, area, doctors, pharmacies, activities, phone numbers, etc. was included to answer many of our questions. The Plantation is a great neighborhood; gated, well maintained, and friendly. Hope to spend more time in this special home next fall.

  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you J&R for the great review. We're happy you enjoyed your stay with us and we will be more than happy to have you back again next year. You left the home in immaculate condition. Such a pleasure to have guests like you. Happy Thanksgiving!
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Lafayette, IN.

Larry and Rita, Lafayette Indiana

  • 5 of 5

This is such a great rental house. Since our retirement in 2009, we have been renting housing in several locations in Florida. This house is 5 stars plus! It was in immaculate condition, had everything you needed. Everything in the house is in excellent condition unlike some rental properties we have stayed in previously. The owner lives nearby so if we had a problem he was readily available. We loved the Plantation so much we purchased a house there! We would recommend this house to be put on top of your list when looking for a rental in the Plantation. Also house is very convenient to Orlando and all the activities.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Larry and Rita! It was a pleasure having you as our guest and that you were able to make use of the home while searching for your own home in The Plantation. We have now had several couples that have used the home as a base for just that purpose, while also being able to enjoy the area. I'm happy to see you made it back without problems. Maybe we'll meet again in December. Take care!
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Rates & Availability

Leesburg House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Apr 1 2017 - May 31 2017
60 night minimum stay
Jun 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
30 night minimum stay
Oct 1 2017 - Dec 31 2017
60 night minimum stay
Jan 1 2018 - Mar 31 2018
90 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
30 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 11.0%

*100% refund if able to re-book cancelled date, or no refund. Cancellation insurance suggested.
Discount for full payment 6 mo.s in advance. Discount for 4 or more mo.s rent. Three month minimum Jan. through March.
Rent due 60 days prior to check-in. Check in 4:00 pm, check out 11:00 am.
Rules and rates, subject to change without notice. Rents by the month only. (eg: Feb 28 is a full month.)

Jun 1, 2017 - Sep 30, 2017 $1,450.00
Oct 1, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017 $1,600.00
Jan 1, 2018 - Mar 31, 2018 $1,975.00 ( 3 Mo. Min.)
Apr 1, 2018 - May 31, 2018 $1,600.00
Plus $500.00 deposit, a $59.00 security for damages policy and 11% state and county taxes.
Minimum rent = 30 days.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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