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Snorkel with the Manatees in Your Back Yard - Kayaks Included

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Last updated: 12/18/2014
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  • Minimum stay:1-2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Homosassa house 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.

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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

              Entertainment

              • CD Player
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Stereo
              • Television
              • VCR

              Theme

              • Family
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Cinemas
              • Marina
              • Restaurants
              • Zoo

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Paddle Boating
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • 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

              Payment Type

              • Discover
              • Mastercard
              • Visa
               

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              High Season
              Nov 25 - Mar 31, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $175
              Off Season
              Apr 1 - Nov 24, 2015
              1 night min stay
              $150

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


              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Taxes Not included

              Cancellation policy:

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


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              Last updated: 12/18/2014
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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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              Date last modified - Thursday, December 18, 2014

              $150 - $175 per night (USD)
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              2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 5

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              Minimum stay: 1-2 nights
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              Speaks: english
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