Mount Dora Makes the News!

Dated: 04/24/2018

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Mount Dora Makes the News!

Mount Dora made news on the Today Show this morning.  Mount Dora was described as "a picturesque town where they embrace the arts".  So why are Mount Dora city officials fining the owners?

It first started on just the wall along the front of their home along the street.  The owners say that they wanted a landmark for their autistic son, but soon after they were issued a citation calling it grafitti.  They were told the paint on the wall must match the house.... so you see where this is going.

At this point, the owners have racked up $10,600 in fines from the City of Mount Dora for their elaborate interpretation of Van Gogh's famous "Starry Night".  See Today show newsclip link below to see the masterpiece home.

Today Show April 24 News Clip on Van Gogh House in Mount Dora

Downtown Mount Dora

There are mixed reviews from the residents of this "artsy town" in a beautiful area of Central Florida.  Mount Dora is home to many active and retired artist and musicians.  There are frequent annual events and festivals on the downtown streets including the Mount Dora Art Festival which brings patrons and artists from all over the country.

Old Eustis Rd in Mount Dora

Mount Dora is certainly a vibrant town attracting and welcoming new residents to add to their community.  Lake Gertrude, a spring fed lake, and Lake Dora provide great lake front living opportunities to those seeking a comfortable place to call home.  

See this Lake Gertrude waterfront home available for $1,595,000.  The quality architecture and interior cannot be found elsewhere.

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Contact me to see this or other Mount Dora homes today!

Laura Crawford  352-636-3095


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Laura Crawford

Orlando Magazine 2018 All-Star Agent and designated Luxury Specialist by Christie's International Real Estate. I bring knowledge and professionalism to the table with Bachelor of Science degrees in R....

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