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Snorkel with the Manatees in Your Back Yard - Kayaks Included

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Last updated: 08/31/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Clean, newly remodeled house on canal of Homosassa River. Two docks and two double kayaks included. Two-night minimum stay. Screened-in back porch overlooking banana, orange, grapefruit, and fig trees.

Paddle to the clear fresh waters of Homosassa River outside of Homosassa Springs State Park, see their website. Manatees gather 300 yards from house to winter in 72-degree water. You may swim with manatees. House owned by Birds Underwater Dive Center, see website, who will rent you necessary snorkel gear and explain rules of engagement with manatees.

Great swimming in summer. Great fishing. Walk to state park two blocks away to view manatees and other indigenious animals.

Keywords: Waterfront House

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double, 1 sleep sofa /futon, 1 bunk bed

    Full size futon with bunk over...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • WiFi included For the privacy of our clients we do not provide driving directions. We do not want drive by’s. They must call the shop for directions and come here and get the key as well....moreless

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    WiFi included...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR

Theme

  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Marina
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Paddle Boating
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Kayaking
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Driveway...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer:

    Refrigerator with freezer...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda:

    Florida room with additional dining table and chairs...moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season
Jun 25 - Sep 24, 2015
2 night min stay
$175

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Off season
Sep 25 - Oct 31, 2015
2 night min stay
$150

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

High Season
Nov 1 - Apr 30, 2016
2 night min stay
$175

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $35 + tax
  • Tax Rate 9%

Notes:

Book well in advance in high season and during this time we require a two night minimum.

Check in at Bird's Underwater, 300 NW US HWY 19, before 5:00 pm to get the key. If you can not make it before that time please contact us, in advance, for lock box information and directions.

For the privacy of our clients we do not provide driving directions on line. We do not want drive by’s. Guests must call the shop for directions and to get the key as well.


Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 08/31/2015
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Location

70 Miles
Nearest Airport
Tampa International Airport

Car: Necessary

 

Owner info

Why the Owner Chose Homosassa:
When you rental one of our houses you also get 10% off a manatee tour with Bird's Underwater and 10% off a scalloping tour (July - Sept)as well as use of the kayaks at Bird's Underwater that is located on King's Bay.


Contact us

Speaks: english
 

Photos

  • Fish Bowl House with carport

    Fish Bowl House with carport

  • Dining area of Fish Bowl House

    Dining area of Fish Bowl House

  • Screened in Florida Room looking out to back yard and river access.

    Screened in Florida Room looking out to back yard and river access.

  • Another view of back yard

    Another view of back yard

  • Living room right next to dining room with bedrooms in the back of photo

    Living room right next to dining room with bedrooms in the back of photo

  • Dining and living area view from the kitchen

    Dining and living area view from the kitchen

  • Bedroom with full bed and twin bunk with pull out futon bed below

    Bedroom with full bed and twin bunk with pull out futon bed below

  • Another view of Bedroom with queen bed across from bath

    Another view of Bedroom with queen bed across from bath

  • Dining table and chairs in screen room

    Dining table and chairs in screen room

  • Just a few minutes walk to the state wildlife park, the Florida favorite park!

    Just a few minutes walk to the state wildlife park, the Florida favorite park!

  • Enjoy all the water activites the area has to offer like scalloping in season

    Enjoy all the water activites the area has to offer like scalloping in season

  • Great fishing is available as well!

    Great fishing is available as well!

  • Fish Bowl House from the front

    Fish Bowl House from the front

  • Dock in back yard

    Dock in back yard

  • Back yard next to river and water access with kayaks and fire pit and chairs

    Back yard next to river and water access with kayaks and fire pit and chairs

  • View of front of Fish Bowl House between palm trees

    View of front of Fish Bowl House between palm trees

  • Dining area looking into kitchen and the screen room beyond to back yard

    Dining area looking into kitchen and the screen room beyond to back yard

  • Bedroom with full bed and twin bunk with pull out futon bed below

    Bedroom with full bed and twin bunk with pull out futon bed below

  • Bedroom with queen bed across from bath

    Bedroom with queen bed across from bath

  • Bathroom with linen closet

    Bathroom with linen closet

  • Another view of screen room and back yard

    Another view of screen room and back yard

  • Enjoy the water activites the area has to offer like Kayaking in our many rivers

    Enjoy the water activites the area has to offer like Kayaking in our many rivers

  • snorkeling with manatees

    snorkeling with manatees

  • Our most famous residents the wonderful manatees!

    Our most famous residents the wonderful manatees!

VRBO #12054

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Speaks: english
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