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A fabulous piece of Florida history

This was our second visit, the first being the spectacular Christmas tour. We brought friends who... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
lynnnault2407
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The Villages, Florida
A Gem in Deland

My mother and I spent the afternoon in complete awe of this beautifully restored home. Each room... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Bethanie K
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Stetson Mansion is a spectacular Victorian mansion built for famed hat maker and philanthropist John B Stetson in 1886. Situated right between Orlando and Daytona in DeLand makes it convenient for all visiting the central Florida area. This is...more
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This was our second visit, the first being the spectacular Christmas tour. We brought friends who loved every minute of the tour given by Sue. JT and Michael have put their hearts and souls into restoring the Stetson mansion to breathe life back into a...More

Thank lynnnault2407
JT T, Owner at Stetson Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for returning to experience the mansion without all its Christmas finery my friend. A tour of the Stetson Mansion is memorable regardless of the month one may visit but Christmas time is quite magical. So happy to read that you and your friends...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

My mother and I spent the afternoon in complete awe of this beautifully restored home. Each room was spectacular and no detail was overlooked. The exquisite floors were breathtaking! Our guide, Sue, did a great job describing the Stetson family and company history. She also...More

Thank Bethanie K
JT T, Owner at Stetson Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Bethanie your glowing review brings smiles to all our faces and we thank you for allowing us to share the mansion with you and your mom, please pass my appreciation on to her as well. Floors, doors and windows...the stars at the mansion and destined...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a wonderful way to spend a summer afternoon. Our guide Sue? was very knowledgeable and lively. The home is stunning and the information about the original building and renovations are really interesting. One of the current owners even popped in on the tour...More

Thank Christy F
JT T, Owner at Stetson Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

I still pinch myself every now and then just to make sure I am not dreaming and this really is our home Christy! Thank you for visiting with us and allowing your self to travel back in time with Sue as she unfolded the colorful...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My father and I went on the tour and we really enjoyed it. The home is beautiful. The parquet floors were intricate, the original glass amazing and the way they incorporated the modern remodel while never comprising the historical features was impressive. One of the...More

Thank Jennifer G
JT T, Owner at Stetson Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Jennifer thank you! Thank you for touring the mansion, thank you for giving a shout out to our awesome guide Sue and thank you for the 5 STARS!! The journey continues and we could not be happier to share the mansion with so many awesome...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This 10,000 sq. ft. mansion has been beautifully and lovingly restored. The updated kitchen and bathrooms blend seamlessly with the original workmanship that built such a wonderful home. The fantastic floors, alone, would be worth the price of admission. Our guide, Sue, was very personable...More

Thank Tom Y
JT T, Owner at Stetson Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Tom thank you for your visit and this "must see" 5 Star review my friend! You stated something that I always felt, 'the floors alone are worth the admission!' Some people collect works of art but we get to walk on them along with our...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our guide was very knowledgeable. The owner popped in & said hello which was a treat that made it feel very personal. I wish non flash photos were allowed. We may make it back for a Christmas tour.More

Thank Susan P
JT T, Owner at Stetson Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello there Susan, thank you for touring the Stetson Mansion along with your mom! Our guides are truly amazing and whenever I get the chance to meet and greet guests I take advantage of the opportunity ;) The issue with photography is not because of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful! Beautiful house! One of the owners, , T.J. personally welcomed each of us ( n = 25) to his home, urging us to relax and enjoy every site, every room and thanked us for coming! Such a warm, sincere welcome! Every room was prettier...More

Thank Linda W
JT T, Owner at Stetson Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Linda thank you for allowing us to share our home with you, it was our pleasure! Restoring the mansion was a labor of love and the fact that we get the privilege to share it with guests from across the globe is an absolute honor....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a beautiful old home! This tour is very well done! The owners open up their beautifully refurbished historical home for you to view and enjoy. No rooms are off limits and they want you to sit down along your tour to soak it all...More

Thank Gilbygirl
JT T, Owner at Stetson Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Sounds like you really took advantage of all that the beautiful city of DeLand has to offer, thank you so much for visiting with us at the Stetson Mansion. History, architecture, design and a national landmark all in one...there really is something for everyone to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have visited this home four times over the past years. The Christmas setting is absolutely gorgeous & the summer setting is unbelievable. What a gift these two gentlemen give us by opening up their home to us. This is must see attraction for all...More

Thank BIll M
JT T, Owner at Stetson Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for returning again and again over the years my friend, your visits and support are so appreciated! Christmas at the Stetson Mansion is magical to say the least but any other time of year also provides guests with memories to be cherished and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow! What a beautiful treasure! It’s amazing what JT & Michael did to save this mansion! Who knew there was such a historical home/mansion in DeLand! And the history of John B Stetson was brought to life by our very knowledgeable guides Marcia & Joann....More

Thank Deanne Y
JT T, Owner at Stetson Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Deanne we would like to say wow right back to you, thank you for allowing us to share our dream come true with you! You got the rare tandem tour by JoAnn and Marcia which is an absolute treat that we surprise our guests with...More

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Response from Lisa D | Reviewed this property |
There is one "real" bathroom, near the entrance. It is a single, very small. And then two portalets, see reviews above -- they say clean, but no running water, just hand sanitizers. This is my only drawback for this... More
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No worries my friend! The fact that you took the time out to post a review is so very appreciated. Some days I can't even remember my own name..hehehe Thank you again for touring this incredible landmark we are so... More
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