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22 Years for North Orlando Bed & Breakfast!

August 28th, 2014

22 years for North Orlando Bed & Breakfast! It seems like just yesterday when I was scraping paint off all of the woodwork in this beautiful Queen Anne Victorian Farmhouse. Now guests can’t get enough of it’s beautiful glowing character. It is almost alive with unique graining and color. It is just one of the things […]

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Rollin’s College 2014 School Year Begins

August 1st, 2014

Rollin’s College 2014 School Year Begins in just 24 days! Students come from all over the world to attend this renowned school. The campus overlooking Lake Virginia has beautiful buildings with classic Florida architecture dating back to the 1880′s.     Along with the students, Rollin’s College enjoys a variety of visitors. Parents often will […]

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Sweet or Savory Breakfast?

July 24th, 2014

What type of breakfast would you enjoy most at a bed & breakfast- Sweet or savory breakfast? When staying at our North Orlando Winter Park area bed & breakfast, both types are provided, innkeepers daily choice. The innkeeeper likes to change from one to the other to keep things interesting and fresh. One morning you […]

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Maitland Baby Owl Shower

May 7th, 2014

Baby Owl Shower Maitland Baby Owl Shower Spring Event: Saturday. May 10 10am – 2pm Each Spring the Maitland Birds of Prey Center holds its annual Maitland Baby Owl Shower to raise funds to offset the increased costs during baby season. Join them to help celebrate Mother’s Day and spring.  Non-releasable baby raptors will be available to view.  […]

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Rollin’s College Graduation

April 19th, 2014

  Rollins College will honor graduates of the Arts & Sciences and College of Professional, Crummer Graduate School of Business, and the Hamilton Holt School during three separate and distinct Rollin’s College Graduation ceremonies next month. Activities will take place May 3rd, May 10th and also May 11th. Our North Orlando Winter Park area bed […]

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Baby Bird Season!

March 11th, 2014

Baby Bird Season Just Around the Corner I am sharing a portion of this wonderful resource from our fabulous Audubon Birds of Prey Center. It is just 1/2 mile from us here at Thurston House. Many guests have loved visiting and learning about these magnificient birds.  Bald Eagle by RJ Wiley Welcome to Florida Raptor […]

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Valentine’s Central Florida

January 28th, 2014

Valentine’s Central Florida, at a  Bed & Breakfast to show your love is a wonderful way to treat that special someone. Anyone booking for the nights of 2/14 & 2/15 will have special treats awaiting them. As you enter your beatiful guest room there will be silk rose petals strewn about the bed, falling onto […]

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Adopt Manatee Gift Idea

December 13th, 2013

Adopt Manatee Gift Idea for that last minute – What to get for someone who has everything??? Adopt a real manatee and help protect an endangered species at the same time. Funds from the Club’s Adopt-A-Manatee program go toward efforts to help protect manatees and their habitat. Unlike other animal adoption programs, the manatees in the adoption […]

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New Years Eve North Orlando

December 10th, 2013

In  3 weeks it will be the end of the year 2013. Wouldn’t you like to celebrate in some manner? First, book your room at Thurston House Bed & Breakfast, the perfect place to spend New Years Eve North Orlando Maitland. Don’t worry, we do offer a later breakfast New Years Day! Next, decide how […]

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Holiday Time Central Florida

November 21st, 2013

Holiday time Central Florida is very special. The cities of Maitland, Winter Park and Eatonville all adorn their streets with decorations, lighting and trees. The weather is perfect for strolling around, watching neighborhoods slowly become Winter Wonderland’s. Lightin displays in this area can be quite unique and beautiful! In Maitland, Holidays at Waterhouse Residence is […]

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