Posts Tagged ‘maitland lodging’

Central Florida Last Minute Gift Idea!

Monday, December 19th, 2011

What do you get someone who has everything they need? How about an eagle, osprey or even an owl? At the Florida Audubon Birds of Prey Center in Maitland there are many birds just waiting for a family to adopt them. Click on their website link and start shopping for that perfect bird gift. Then, plan […]

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Autumn at Central Florida B&B!

Monday, October 17th, 2011

When you mention Fall, those from up north picture colorful maple leaves over vast hilly areas. We in the North Orlando Maitland Winter Park area also experience Fall, but in a different manner. The days are cooler and less humid, the yards are greener and the beautiful Golden Rain Tree shows off it’s spectacular colors. […]

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Central Florida Inn Celebrates 19 years!

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

Thurston House, the only North Orlando bed & breakfast accommodation in Maitland Winter Park celebrates 19 years! Guests have been from far reaching places, coming from 24 countries, every state and even 4 territories. One claim to fame was when Florence Henderson – yes Mrs. Brady – stayed with us for several nights while filming […]

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Special Event Venues in Central Florida

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

Thurston House Bed & Breakfast in Maitland is a beautiful place, but alas we cannot host special events. That’s OK, because it means that our fabulous setting amid 8 lakefront acres will be a quiet oasis for your getaway.  Just minutes away from us there are five inspirational venues for your celebration or meeting . At […]

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Full Sail University Winter Park Expanding Again!

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

The real-estate arm of the area’s fastest-growing digital-arts school, Full Sail University, has acquired a $17.5 million office park with nine buildings near the school on Semoran Boulevard in Winter Park. Silver City Lakeview LLC purchased Lakeview Office Park, with 225,550 square feet of office space, about a half mile from the University Boulevard campus. […]

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Thurston House Goes Social!

Tuesday, July 19th, 2011

Thurston House, the only North Orlando bed & breakfast accommodation in the Maitland/Winter Park area, has partnered with local businesses and attractions to provide a LivingSocial Escape deal – “Summer Solace on Lake Eulalia“. This Escape deal went live at 5am, July 13th. Open for business for almost 19 years, innkeeper Carole Ballard keeps up […]

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A Chickering at Maitland B&B!

Thursday, July 14th, 2011

The front parlour of Thurston House, our North Orlando Bed & Breakfast, is home to a beautiful 1858 Chickering Square Grand Piano. The Smithsonian Institution considers this exact model piano to be of such historical significance to include it in the museum’s “Piano 300″ Exhibition now on display in Washington, D. C. The Square Piano was […]

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A Wise Old Owl at Thurston House

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

It seems fitting to have this Buzza Company print hanging in my B&B office. Of late we have been entertained a lot by the local birds, specifically the owls. One in particular seems to love to swoop and hoot. We have named him Cyrus, in honor of the original owner of this magnificiant 1885 Queen […]

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The lure of a hammock…

Tuesday, June 21st, 2011

Many guests come to our North Orlando bed & breakfast exhausted and ready for much needed relaxation. Cell phones, laptops and I pads are often left in the car or hidden out of sight in their guest room just so they can experience what true peacefulness is. They usually find their way to our special hidden […]

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Sizzling Summer Central Florida B&B Special!

Monday, June 6th, 2011

Our Central Florida bed & breakfast announces SIZZLING rates for the month of July & August. Enjoy a stay that is two or more consecutive nights and automatically get a 20% discounted rate! Just use the coupon “Summer Sizzle” when booking online. There is lots to do in the Maitland Winter Park area of Central Florida, […]

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