Absolutely Fabulous! is how you’ll describe this Luxury Vacation Home and the time your family will have here. It exudes elegance & style that welcomes you in relaxing comfort the moment you walk through the door and notice the soaring 10' ceilings, upscale furnishings and spacious floor plan that flows almost endlessly allowing your family to spread out, relax and start to enjoy your homeaway experience.
This Grand Estate is located within easy reach of all the major local attractions that Central Florida has to offer.Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, Sea World,The brand new Legoland to name but a few. As well as Busch Gardens, Hard rock Casino, Ybor City & The beautiful beaches of Clearwater, Sarasota or Bradenton.
Being strategically close to Interstate 4 has many advantages,it allows you to choose east or west, depending on your mood, preference or the weather ensuring a flawless vacation. Several Grocery and pharmacy stores conveniently located just minutes from the home,as well as major restaurants all within your reach.
Darlington Hall truly is a home like no other. Custom built in 2002 with specially insulated solid concrete walls & siding creates a peacefully quiet interior. Luxury appointments throughout the home will gracefully insure your time spent with your family here will always be remembered. The split floor plan with volume ceilings at 10-12’ and eight foot tall doors looks and feels more like a castle, and easily accommodates your family and more. Perfectly set up, everything is fully furnished, with nicely appointed formal dining, and living rooms. The family room is large, and center to the home and is complete with fireplace and surround sound system .There are even special hall pocket doors close off bedrooms to allow extra privacy in gathering areas. You can keep in touch with everyone with the built in whole-house intercom system.
Darlington hall is even your office away from it all. A private grand side entrance door from the drive into the den that’s equipped with lovely desk, phone, computer, laser printer, fax in case business just won’t let you go anywhere.
Pool Heating Options: First, The pool is equipped with an oversized solar heating system mounted on the roof that absorbs the intense central Florida sunlight and heats the water. Depending on the time of year, this will raise the pool temperature to approx 15 degrees above the current air temps.
Secondly, there is an additional electric heat pump that is also available. It is in-line with the solar and takes heat from the outside air temp and adds it to the water. It’s efficient with warm air temps and the cost is $35.00 per day for usage.
Lastly, there is a gas pool heater as well, in line with the solar, and the electric, designed to work in concert together with the other heating systems. All three working can raise pool temp to spa temps greater that 102 if desired. There is an additional 300.00 deposit for the gas, it is supplied from a tank on the property which is full when you arrive, once you leave its refilled and the bill is deducted from your deposit or billed to you if the balance is greater.
BBQ Grill: You can enjoy simplistic bbq 'ing with ease right on the lanai with the TEC infrared grill. This grill heats to 1500 degrees in 2 minutes and can sear the flavor of your favorite dishes quick. Just bring your steaks, hot dogs and hamburgers and you can enjoy some grilling.
Smoking policy: Smoking of Cigars and cigarettes are strictly & absolutely prohibited indoors of Darlington hall.
You can however, enjoy smoking cigars or cigarettes in the designated outdoor porch areas of the Lanai/pool patio, front sitting porch, or side entry porch. This is an allergy free home that has never been smoked in and any violation of these rules will result in an additional cleaning charge.
Everything you look for in an exciting Florida vacation is right at your fingertips in Lakeland. The mild weather and warm sunny days attracts many visitors. The city of Lakeland has 38 lakes, ranging in size from 2.5 acres (Lake Blanton) to 2272 acres (Lake Parker) they provide opportunities for recreation, sanctuaries for wildlife, and natural beauty. Lakeland is near Disney World with the travel time around 20 minutes to Disney. The central location of this home creates an easy route to the east or west coast, or the Ocala National Forest to the north.
This vacation home is large and spread out, offering 8 ft doors and 10 ft ceilings giving a cavernous feeling of a mansion. Graciously appointed living areas with professional kitchen and appliances.All the bedrooms are well appointed and have premium linens and beddings. Opulent furnishings and decor throughout this home. This vacation home is complete with a luxury outdoor furniture and rockfall pool with brick pavered deck
Other Activities: Darlington Hall is located on the northside of Lakeland and is next door to Winter Haven home of The brand new Legoland,Florida!! This is central floridas newest theme park and geared for the little ones with many all new rides and lego sculptures I cant say enough about how much fun your littleones will have so close to home.
Lakeland is also home to Sun-in-fun,One of the countrys largest air shows annually in March.
Golf: Their are many golfing options available in Lakeland.Here is a short list of some local options which would be small in comparison to the many other options available throughout the central florida region all within reach.
The Club At Eaglebrooke,1300 Eaglebrooke Blvd,Lakeland (phone: hidden)
Grasslands Golf 1600 Grasslands Blvd,Lakeland, (phone: hidden)
Cleveland Heights 2900 Buckingham Ave.Lakeland, (phone: hidden)
Cleveland Heights, Boganvilia Course 2900 Buckingham Ave Lakeland, (phone: hidden)
Cleveland Heights, Camelia Course 2900 Buckingham Ave Lakeland, (phone: hidden)
YMCA Par 3 ,1740 George Jenkins Blvd Lakeland, (phone: hidden)
Bramble Ridge Golf Alligator Course,2925 Sanlan Ranch Dr,Lakeland,(phone: hidden)
Bramble Ridge , Bobcat Course 2925 Sanlan Ranch Dr Lakeland, (phone: hidden)
Bramble Ridge Coyote Course 2925 Sanlan Ranch Dr Lakeland, (phone: hidden)
Lone Palm Golf Club 800 Lone Palm Dr Lakeland, (phone: hidden)
Skyview Golf 1100 Skyview Blvd Lakeland,(phone: hidden)
Highland Fairways 3235 Highland Fairways BlvdLakeland, (phone: hidden)
Wedgewood Golf Club 401 Carpenters Way Lakeland, (phone: hidden)
Schalamar Creek Golf 4500 US Highway 92 E Lakeland, (phone: hidden)
Ski: With the many lakes in the region and the fabulous weather, it makes for perfect conditions for water skiing fun for everyone anytime.