Cozy Studio with Heated Pool in Historic Downtown Mount Dora Relax and enjoy all that is packed into this cozy studio short term rental in Mount Dora. Built in 1926 and later converted into living space The Hibiscus Studio can comfortably accommodate 2 guests (3 with comfy couch). It is a perfect getaway spot in Central Florida. Adjacent to the Hibiscus Studio is The Tortoise and The Hare Cottage VRBO# 1175930; which can comfortably accommodate 4 guests (more with available roll-away bed and mini crib). Both rentals may be reserved separately or together to accommodate more guests and is perfect for families or friends traveling together seeking a relaxing getaway. The common areas, the pool and fire pit are shared between the Cottage and the Studio. The property has a heated pool with screen enclosure, comfortable outdoor seating and a gas grill. The fenced back yard area has a paver patio with seating and fire pit. The studio is conveniently located just 5 blocks from Donnelly Street and all that downtown Mount Dora has to offer. The options for your days in Central Florida are endless: antiquing, art and craft festivals, a boat tour on scenic Lake Dora, a Sea Plane ride, enjoying the numerous restaurants within walking distance, live music, biking on the local trails, golfing, tennis, picnics at the park and community theatres or if you decide to spend a day at the beach or one of the numerous Orlando Theme Parks you will return to a quiet, safe place to sleep with all the comforts of home! THE PROPERTY Queen bed: Full bath Whether you're relaxing by the pool with a good book, sitting out on the patio sipping morning coffee, roasting marshmallows around the fire pit or cooking a delicious meal this 360 square foot studio apartment furnished with eclectic touches of Florida history will be a delightful home-away-from-home for you and your companions. This studio’s comfortable living area features an incredibly comfortable couch with down pillows, flat screen TV/DVD/cable/internet and ceiling fans. Wrap yourself up with a cozy blanket and watch your favorite movies with loved ones! The kitchen area is equipped with a full size refrigerator, microwave and convection/toaster oven, double hot plate, coffee maker and assorted counter-top appliances. There is a gas grill with side burner in the screened pool area. There is seating for up to four at the drop leaf dining table. THE LOCATION The Hibiscus Studio is located just blocks from Downtown Mount Dora, known for its extensive shopping, antiques and fine dining. Two complimentary bicycles are available if you prefer to ride around and explore the rich history of the area. Enjoy the sunset over Lake Dora, or be more adventurous with a tour through Florida's most beautiful mile, the Dora Canal! Seaplane rides are also available on Lake Dora, so consider an aeronautical adventure through the skies. There are many golf courses located in Lake County, including Mount Dora Golf Club. During your visit enjoy strolling through our many parks. Palm Island Park offers a nature boardwalk along Lake Dora and you can end your perfect day outdoors watching the sunset by the lighthouse at Grantham Point! Mount Dora is known for its many great restaurants, and offers a variety of cuisine including American, Italian, German, French, and Cuban. Something for everyone’s taste preferences. To satisfy your sweet tooth, visit one of the many bakeries and ice cream shops downtown. You'll find incredible homemade goodies to munch on, or to take home with you! You will be in a great location, just 1.5 hours from both the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico! Additionally, Mount Dora is located just under an hour outside of Orlando, so plan a road trip for an adventurous day running around Central Florida’s most famous theme parks and visiting nearby beaches. All of the major attractions, such as Disney World, Universal Orlando Studios, Sea World and Daytona Beach, are just a short drive away, making for fun-filled days! OUR MISSION Our mission is to make your vacation rental easy and fun! If you have questions prior to your trip, we are happy to assist you 7 days a week. Owners are located within 10 minutes from the property, and are available during your stay to help with any issues that may arise. We are happy to assist with special requests to make your arrival or stay the best vacation time of your life! ADDITIONAL DETAILS Key Residence Features: - Amenities include studio kitchen, split unit air conditioning & heating, screened in heated pool with gas grill, wireless internet access, flat screen cable TV, rear patio area with fire pit, fenced back yard, and driveway parking. Two bicycles are available on site, please see rules regarding use. Hair dryer located in bathroom, ironing board and iron located in wardrobe closet. You will also find some games and books for your enjoyment. We provide start up paper products, toiletries and first morning coffee, tea and light snacks. - Incredible Mount Dora location! Enjoy easy access to lake activities, the lighthouse, restaurants, bakeries, shopping, and Orlando attractions. Policies: - Strict no smoking policy - Pet friendly; please contact owner for approval, additional fees determined on individual basis, must have proof of flea preventative and up to date shots - No events, parties or large gatherings - Must be at least 25 years old to book - Additional fees and taxes may apply - Photo ID may be required upon check-in - Please read additional rules for the property and remember that the yard and pool are shared with the studio apartment that adjoins to the screened pool enclosure. Weekly rental 10% discount Monthly rental 20% discount Over 2 months 25% discount Please review my cancellation policy carefully. I believe that VRBO offers travel insurance at checkout. If not, please consider purchasing travel insurance if you can not afford the loss of monies as I can not refund on cancellations under 14 days. The only exception will be if I am able to re-book for the time you cancelled, in that case I will refund the nights I am able to book.