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TV, fireplace, DVD player
TV, fireplace, DVD player

417 Mansion

4 out of 5

Popular amenities

  • Kitchen
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Fireplace

Explore the area

    Popular LocationPolk Museum of Art11 min walk
    Popular LocationLake Mirror19 min walk
    Popular LocationMunn Park20 min walk
    AirportLakeland, FL (LAL-Lakeland Linder Regional)14 min drive

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

417 Mansion

4-star vacation home with kitchen and balcony
Where do we start? Fantastic one of a kind historic home.Filled with architectural character and charm of 1912, named The Deen House. This home was previously featured on numerous publications, including the cover of American Bungalow Magazine. The home was designed by Guy Platt Johnson, a student of Frank Lloyd Wright, for banker Columbus W. Deen (also known for being the great-great uncle of Paula Deen) in c.1912 and according to The Ledger, legend has it that both Frank Lloyd Wright and Helen Keller stayed in the house during visits to Florida Southern College.In 2012, the current owners added to the home restoration to restore the characteristics of nineteenth-century prairie style architecture while utilizing modern updates in the main house kitchen and upstairs full baths.. The luxurious wraparound covered porch is approximately 1, 800 square. Other characteristics include many details such as stained glass windows, original pocket doors, coffered ceilings and six fireplaces, fantastic woodwork.Bedroom #1. (Master) Suite: King bedBedroom #2. Queen Bedroom #3. Full + Twin bunkBedroom #4. FullBedroom #5. (Downstairs) QueenThe enchanting Deen House is steeped in local history and folklore. Our goal has been to update the home with all of the modern conveniences, whilst still retaining the integrity of its original design and character. Built by its first owner, Columbus W. Deen, his family lived here until his death. Today the home is one of the finest examples of the "prairie style" of architecture extant in the city. The style is usually marked by horizontal lines, flat or hipped roofs with broad overhanging eaves, windows grouped in horizontal bands, integration with the landscape, solid construction, craftsmanship, and discipline in the use of ornament. Horizontal lines were thought to evoke and relate to the native prairie landscape. The designation “Prairie” is due to the dominant horizontal of the majority of Prairie style buildings which echoes the wide, flat, tree-less expanses of the mid-Western United States. The most famous proponent of the style, Frank Lloyd Wright, promoted an idea of "organic architecture", the primary tenet of which was that a structure should look as if it naturally grew from the site. Wright also felt that a horizontal orientation was a distinctly American design motif, in that the younger country had much more open, undeveloped land than found in most older, urbanized European nations. Frank Lloyd Wright is believed to have stayed in the home during his many visits to Florida Southern College. The Deen House is located in the heart of the Lake Morton Historic District at the corner of Success Avenue and McDonald Street. The home features bold crown moldings, restored oak paneling and wood-stained beams across coffered 11 ½ foot ceilings. Staircase is over 4 foot wide and 22 ½ foot deep in a spacious open atrium that showcases the commissioned stained-glass masterwork of the “Tree of Life” by Lakeland artist, Ken Berman. The home has 6 FIREPLACES and a powerful use of the arch as a brilliant counterstatement to the angular hallmarks of the early 20th century prairie motif. Restorations, remodeling, upgrades to the home have taken place for most of the last two decades, the home has undergone enormous restoration and repair. Come stay and experience history!Guest Review: 5 Star Review - July 25, 2019 - We came into town on business and told some of the engineers where we were staying and a
Guest accommodations at this vacation home offer fireplaces and washers/dryers. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Televisions come with satellite channels and DVD players.

Accommodations at this 4-star property have kitchens with refrigerators, microwaves, separate dining areas, and dishwashers. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and hair dryers.

Property amenities

Kitchen

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Coffee/tea maker

Bedrooms

  • 5 bedrooms

Bathrooms

  • 3.5 bathrooms
  • Hair dryer

Living spaces

  • Fireplace
  • Dining room

Entertainment

  • TV with satellite service
  • DVD player

Outdoor areas

  • Balcony or patio

Laundry

  • Washer/dryer

Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM

Check-out

Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

Guests will receive an email with check-in information

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Property payment types

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards

Property is also known as

417 Mansion Lakeland
417 Mansion Private vacation home
417 Mansion Private vacation home Lakeland

About this area

Lakeland

This vacation home is located in Lakeland. The Circle B Bar Reserve and Bramble Ridge Golf Course are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those in the mood for shopping can visit Lakeside Village and Lakeland Square Mall. Explorations V Children s Museum and Robert W. Willaford Railroad Museum are also worth visiting.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Polk Museum of Art - 11 min walk
  • Explorations V Children s Museum - 18 min walk
  • Lake Mirror - 19 min walk
  • Munn Park - 20 min walk
  • RP Funding Center - 6 min drive

Getting around

  • Lakeland Station - 5 min drive

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