of The Villages-News
By David Towns
Published June 28, 2020
A Villager is fighting to keep a Mermaid mural on her garage
door after a complaint was lodged by a troll.
Erin Kellett lives in a new waterfront site-built home at
1012 Aloha Way on the Historic Side of The Villages. The full-time emergency
room nurse moved in about a year ago.
The 67-year-old has had a crash course in deed compliance after an anonymous
troll reported the mermaid painted on her garage door. A parrot fish is also
painted on the door of her golf cart garage. Kellett said she had an artist
paint the garage door murals.
The former Pennsylvania resident said she spent $4,500 on the murals. She said
she wanted to give her “plain” home some “character.”
Kellett said she has been contacted by Community Standards about the violation.
She has been studying her deed restrictions and said she plans to fight to keep