1029 E 5th Avenue, Mount Dora, FL 32757
Downtown Mount Dora
- Type: Multifamily
- Style: 2 Story
- Bedrooms: 9 "All with Private Baths"
- Bathrooms: 9
- Garage/Parking: Double, Detached "Carport with workshop"
- Size: 4,973 sq. ft.
- Development Level: Built
- Suite: Yes
- Year Built: 1887
- MLS #: G4853131
Attention aspiring innkeepers... The historic Farnsworth B&B located in award-winning Mount Dora, Florida is available for purchase. The Farnsworth is a fully functional and income producing B&B. It was purchased in 1887 by Leander Farnsworth, a shoe merchant from Detroit, Michigan. The property remained in his family until the 1930's. The property was made into a Bed & Breakfast in 1992. It has remained a Historical B & B ever since. There have been four owners during the period of 1992 to 2018. The present owners have taken great pride in this Historic Mt. Dora property and they have restored it to its present condition. As a result, the reputation of the Farnsworth House and its revenue stream have grown exponentially....Mt. Dora continues to thrive and has received many awards and national accolades to include "The Best Small Town in Florida". The town and the Farnsworth House compliment each other in a "win-win" situation. This beautiful property contains 9 separate suites, each with their own bathroom and seven with kitchenettes, within two historic buildings on a one-acre site in downtown Mt. Dora. The size, décor, and layouts are different in each suite. As a result, this property can be utilized for daily and weekly rentals, or as monthly and short-term rentals. The consistent feature of the property is the gorgeous condition throughout and the serene downtown site. The sale includes furnishings and equipment, business name and Marketing/Advertising tools.
Main Floor Rooms
This is actually a living room with a bay window seating parlor. It is used as the main dining area for B&B guests.
This is the homes' main kitchen. It is where the proprietors prepare meals for guests and meets current health codes for B&B's.
The homes' entry foyer is utilized as the B&B's lobby. It contains the beautiful stairwell to the 3 upper guest suites and screened balcony.
A large, screen enclosed front porch welcomes friends, family, and guests into this so charming home. The French doors lead to the living room and another door welcomes guests into the foyer or lobby.
The original Dining Room is still utilized as such and is conveniently adjacent to the kitchen.
Located on the ground floor of the main home, the Bougainvillea Room features beautiful colonial décor, large windows, and a private bath.
Also located on the ground floor of the main home, the intimate and inviting Bamboo room features a queen bed, a twin bed and private bath with shower/tub combo.
Up Floor Rooms
Located on the second floor of the main home is the Azalea Suite. It includes a kitchenette, private bath and screened balcony shared with the Canary Suite.
The Canary suite features a sitting room, sleeping room, kitchenette with balcony, and a private bath. It also shares a screened balcony with the Azalea suite.
The Glyn and Kiddie suite features a bedroom, sitting room, kitchenette with balcony, and a private bath.
Information is deemed to be correct but not guaranteed.