Boasting original heart pine floors, windows, moulding, a hand carved fireplace, custom two person marble whirlpool, double arched marble shower and a tall four poster bed....this elegant suite screams ROMANCE.
The European Formal Whirlpool suite is one of 7 guest accommodations you can choose from at Shamrock Thistle & Crown Bed and Breakfast conveniently located 25 minutes south of Ocala, only minutes from The Villages of Lady Lake and only 1hr. 30mins from Orlando International Airport, Florida.
Inn accommodations also include Annie's Victorian Cottage - elegantly decorated and furnished with a king poster bed, Coleman therapy spa, gas fireplace and surround sound.
Accommodations in the main Inn boast marble whirlpool suites with 4 poster beds and fireplaces. Even more charming suites are available that will accommodate families - ask us!
Adorable Margaret's Hideaway is located on the 2nd Floor with an exterior entrance. It is brightly decorated and furnished with a Queen four poster bed, queen sleeper sofa, marble shower and make-up area, Cable TV, WiFi and coffee maker.
Complimentary snacks, beverages and a full sit-down breakfast is served in the Inn's formal dining room 8:30-9:30AM. All rates include 8% tax.
Once a thriving Florida orange grove estate - the Inn is nestled on a three acre hill top in the rolling countryside of Marion County. It's three story original structure was built in 1887 and is a well known local historic landmark.
Nightly Live outdoor entertainment is close by on three lively town squares with fun and fanciful shopping, restaurants, movie theaters, dancing, golf cart rentals and then some.
100+ miles of hiking/running/biking trails, live theater, museums, natural springs, rivers for canoeing/kayaking in Silver Springs State Park (kayak rentals $25. for 2 hrs). Ziplining, antiquing or boating close by in one of our many rivers and lakes are readily available - ask us! The Orange Blossom Opry located 1 mile from the Inn boasts live shows Thursday - Saturday (Thurs. night is local jam night - bring your instrument and sign up to be onstage!).
Carney Island and Lake Weir for swimming, hiking, biking and sunset picnics - located only minutes from the Inn - host the HITS Ironman Triathlon each year. Two lakefront restaurants Gator Joes (east Lake Weir) and Eaton's Beach Sandbar and Grill (3 mins from the Inn) add their own flavor to your taste buds on airy Lake Weir. There's so much to see and do :)
Smoking is allowed outdoors only. Although we do not allow pets we have one cat. She is very freindly and is not allowed into the main house or guestrooms. Each guest has a key to their room and a separate key for the outside doors. Please alert us in advance if you have friends dropping by to visit you - flowers or gifts being delivered prior to your arrival.
Accès des voyageurs
Access to all common areas, porches, pool and patio area - upper deck for sunset and star gazing.
Échanges avec les voyageurs
We give you the privacy you deserve :0)
Si vous annulez jusqu'à 24 heures avant le voyage, vous recevez un remboursement intégral. En cas d'annulation au cours des 24 heures précédant le voyage, la première nuit n'est pas remboursable.
Brantley: Certified Public Accountant/Tax Partner - turned Innkeeper/maintenance guy/pool cleaner/paintbrush holder - enjoys everything athletic, math, politics, current events and biblical knowledge. He'll give you an honest answer and will make sure you are well looked after.
Anne: Feature correspondent - making people sound really great in print - turned Brantley's assistant - adding color to Brantley's to do and see in the area. Anne, also has an interior decorator's eye for color and attention to detail. A ferocious tennis and UK soccer follower - Anne adds a lot of expression to her lively conversations. But, you wouldn't want to be with her at a soccer or tennis match - at least - bring your ear plugs! Anne reads historical fiction, the bible, the classics - listens to the BBC, talk radio, a variety of music genres and talks on the phone to her mother in the UK - a lot. You'll feel right at home once you've met Anne and the rest of the family.
This very hardworking and ethical husband and wife tag team - love people and love to laugh. When they're not scrubbing floors - they're with their children being tourists at Florida's attractions, state parks, beaches, natural springs, riding bikes, hiking, etc. And - the best part - talking to YOU!
Got problems - We're accessible - We live on Property:
We have an apartment for our personal use on the property (we are back and forth through-out your stay). So, for questions, we are accessible, either in person (at certain times) Or, via phone. We are eager to resolve issues quickly - don't hesitate to call. Otherwise, most operational questions are addressed in the handbook available in the kitchen.