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The Dragonfly River Hideaway

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Last updated: 08/20/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Brooksville cottage description

The Dragonfly is a charming cottage on the Withlacoochee River. This property is brand new inside with hardwood floors, Bead board ceilings and walls, with chabby chic furnishings and cabinetry. Features include cute country kitchen with bar and two bar stools, a Dining room, nice stone fireplace in family room, TV & Antenna, with DVD player and over 100 movies to choose from. Enjoy Florida's Nature Coast!
Now with Dish cable!

A short block away, you will find the Riverside Restaurant. Our cottage is located next to the Withlacoochee State Forest and 1/2 mile from the rails to trails biking route. Kayaks and bikes available. Enjoy kayaking, fishing, seasonal hunting, and birdwatching on the beautiful natural river. The boat ramp is 500 feet away, where the local folks swim. State Forest offers hiking trails. Horse back riding is available closeby. This is a peaceful getaway, where you can unwind and enjoy nature at it's best! 1 1/2 hours from Disney, 1 hour North of Tampa & Busch Gardens. 1/2 hour to Weekee Wachee and the mermaids!

Keywords: River Cottage

Property Type

      • Cottage

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


              • Children Welcome
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Non Smoking Only

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

              • Bedroom 1


              • Sleeping Porch


              • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Ice Maker
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Refrigerator
              • Microwave


              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
              • Wood Fireplace
              • Air Conditioning
              • Linens Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Clothes Dryer

              Other Amenities

                  • 1/2 mile from the 46 mile Withlacoochee biking trail


                  • DVD Player
                  • Music Library
                  • Video Library
                  • Television
                  • VCR
                  • CD Player


                  • Free Long Distance
                  • Telephone

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Location & View

                  • Rural:

                    Located on the river along Lake Lindsey Rd with it's rolling pastures, and scenic countryside....moreless

                  • Waterfront


                  • Restaurants
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Spelunking
                  • Hunting
                  • Fishing
                  • Cycling
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Kayaking
                  • Walking
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Shopping
                  • Boating
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Antiquing
                  • Library
                  • Theme Parks
                  • Cinemas
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Swimming


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                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Standard pricing
                  3 night min stay
                  $100 $100
                  Thu, Fri, Sat
                  $588 $2,100
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates


                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
                  • Taxes Not included


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                  Last updated: 08/20/2014
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                  50 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Tampa International
                  68 Miles
                  Nearest Ferry
                  Caladesi Ferry
                  5 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  US 41
                  18 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Hudson Beach
                  0.1 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Riverside Restraunt or River Rats
                  12 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  0.1 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  See nearest bar (accross the street or 1 block)

                  Car: Necessary

                  1/2 mile from the 46 mile Withlacoochee Bike trail


                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2005

                  About the owner: I'm a realtor, and found this property while looking for one for a client. He didn't buy it so I did. It needed rescuing at the time. My husband and I gutted the property and rebuilt it from the inside out. It took a year and a half of Saturdays! But the effort was worth it. I love to rescue things, whether it is a piece of furniture or a house! I like to uncover what others have covered up!

                  Why the Owner Chose Brooksville:
                  Hernando county is so pieceful. They don't call it the Nature Coast for nothing! It has 1/10 of the population of Pinellas county, (where I live) so it is nice to 'get away from it all!' The river varies quite a bit and when we bought it, we had 4 tropical storms that year! It was probably in a flood stage but it was so wide and beautiful! It's probably a good thing I didn't know any of that or I might have been scared off! I'm so glad we bought it!

                  The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                  Sitting on the dock, enjoying the quiet and the birds! The bike trail is what brings most of the folks to my place, but I would rather kayak! My goal is to ride the whole trail! If my guest can do it, I should be able to do it!

                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

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                  • Charming River Cottage

                    Charming River Cottage

                  • Country Kitchen with dishwasher, garbage disposal,

                    Country Kitchen with dishwasher, garbage disposal,

                  • Charming Dining Room

                    Charming Dining Room

                  • Wood Burning Fireplace

                    Wood Burning Fireplace

                  • Withlacoochee River perfect for Kayaking, fishing and swimming.

                    Withlacoochee River perfect for Kayaking, fishing and swimming.

                  • Watch the birds...

                    Watch the birds...

                  VRBO #102923

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                  This listing was first published here in 2006.

                  Date last modified - Friday, August 15, 2014

                  $100 per night (USD)

                  1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 4

                  View calendar: Updated 08/20/14
                  Minimum stay: 3 nights
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                  Speaks: english
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