Posts Tagged ‘north orlando bed & breakfast’

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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Plan ahead for Central Florida Fall Jazz!

Monday, June 20th, 2011

One of our favorite things to do is to attend a Leu Garden’s Jazz Stroll. These wonderful night time events take place from 6-10pm. We never miss the Spring & Autumn strolls. Guests have already contacted me about when the next one will be as they want to fly down here from PA just so they […]

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Rollin’s College Architecture

Wednesday, June 15th, 2011

Rollin’s College in Winter Park Central Florida has some of the most beautiful architecture in this area. Many of their buildings date back to the college’s founding in 1885. This complex of buildings at the end of Park Avenue is one of our Thurston House B&B guests favorite places to wander around.   The college […]

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Announcing Bocce at Thurston House!

Tuesday, June 7th, 2011

Throwing balls toward a target is the oldest game known to mankind. As early as 5000 B.C. the Egyptians played a form of bocce with polished rocks. Graphic representations of figures tossing a ball or polished stone have been recorded as early as 5200 B.C. While bocce today looks quite different from its early predecessors, […]

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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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Full Sail University, For Over 30 Years!

Friday, June 3rd, 2011

For over 30 years, Full Sail University has been providing advanced classes for those who want to learn about the music and film industry. Now their cutting edge campus teaches anything that has to do with the entertainment business. Classes offered include computer animation, film, games, music recording and show production, just to name a few. The […]

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