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Stetson Mansion

1031 Camphor Ln, DeLand, FL 32720-5003
+1 386-873-0167
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Stunning Christmas Decorations, Fabulous Restored Mansion

Joanne gave us a wonderful tour of the mansion covered in Christmas decor, which the owner, JT... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Shirley B
DeLand, Florida

Stetson Mansion is a must see. We went to the Stetson Mansion for the second time January 11th. The... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Leesburg, Florida
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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 Florida's first luxury estate and houses some of the most beautiful and intricate parquet floors in the world. The mansion is one of the first homes in the world to be designed and built with Edison electricity. The owners have painstakingly renovated every square inch of the 10,000 sq foot masterpiece while incorporating today's modern conveniences. All this was done without compromising the architectural or historical integrity. Every room on every one of the three floors is magnificently decorated and every room features a different style floor and window design There is Reservations are required $20-$30 per person and children are $15. Payment is cash at the door and we do charge applicable sales tax. See you at the Mansion!!
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1031 Camphor Ln, DeLand, FL 32720-5003
+1 386-873-0167
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Joanne gave us a wonderful tour of the mansion covered in Christmas decor, which the owner, JT, lovingly designed to simply awe his visitors. I was thrilled to find a nativity in every room when so many others are trying to dismiss the reason for...More

Thank Shirley B
Reviewed 2 days ago

Stetson Mansion is a must see. We went to the Stetson Mansion for the second time January 11th. The mansion alone is worth the visit but this time we went to see the Christmas display and it did not disappoint. ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL!! I was blown...More

Thank szq313
Reviewed 3 days ago

Very wonderful and informational. Highly recommend seeing. Learned a great deal regarding Mr. Stetson. The Christmas decorations were absolutely wonderful.

Thank jturner189
Reviewed 3 days ago

What a beautiful Christmas memory I now have!! The mansion was amazingly beautiful to begin with but the Christmas decorations took it over the top!! I was fortunate enough to have one of the owners of the mansion join our tour for a short time...More

Thank tedisfan54
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Absolutely stunning save of an important historical home! The Christmas displays were magical however the tour would have been just as fascinating without. Our guide was very knowledgeable and humorous. We got a surprise pop in from JT. Just a great experience. Glad we were...More

Thank 404janw
Reviewed 5 days ago

Really a well maintained private home that has been opened up to visitors , it was a great, I went at Christmas time and the owners of the home decorated all the rooms, it was a wonderful tour, don't miss it if you are in...More

Thank Lynda C
JT T, Owner at Stetson Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Lynda I am so glad to read that you had such a good time, thank you for visiting with us. As I write this response I am taking down weeks and weeks of decorating and it definitely comes down quicker than it goes up...hehehehe I...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited the mansion with friends from out of state. The Christmas decorations were spectacular and the Stetson Mansion is architecturally fascinating. We plan to return to take another tour after the decorations are removed. Highly recommend a tour of the Stetson Mansion!More

Thank kmc462018
JT T, Owner at Stetson Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Although our Christmas Spectacular is over the joy and spirit of Christmas continues to be spread, thank you so much for contributing to the most amazing season ever, we appreciate your support and feedback! We are putting everything away right now and preparing to open...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

So I had heard about the Stetson Mansion by word of mouth as I live in the DeLand area. I even drove by the mansion and peered through the gates to see why anyone would want to pay to tour the place. Of course, it...More

Thank Chuck B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed the Christmas tour so much that I can't wait to go back to do the full tour that includes the 3rd floor. JT surprised our group tour with a quick visit. I loved his joyful personality so much that I bought his book....More

Thank Lisa M
JT T, Owner at Stetson Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello Lisa and thank you for visiting with us and so enthusiastically sharing your feedback. As we speak I am taking down Christmas and preparing to welcome guests back for our historic tours and guest that choose to take our Grand tours will get a...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Dec 7,2017 was the third time I had visited the mansion at Christmas time. Both the second and third times I took a group of friends to see it with me. I always love how stunned these newcomers are with JD's decorations!! Each time is...More

Thank DaytonaDiner
JT T, Owner at Stetson Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for returning again and again my friend I am so glad that your friends, the "newcomers" enjoyed their as experience at the mansion as well. Michael and I along with all our guides love sharing the mansion regardless of what time...More

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8 January 2018|
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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
22 July 2017|
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Response from jsaintj | Reviewed this property |
I checked my review!! I gave u five stars! U sure it was me😩
11 July 2017|
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Response from JT T | Property representative |
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