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Enjoy Nature on Beautiful 6,800 Acre Santa Fe Lake Without Roughing it

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Last updated: 07/31/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Melrose house description

Information about this house rental in Santa Fe Lake.
Charming and well maintained, this home is located on beautiful 7800 acre Santa Fe Lake that will allow you to relax and enjoy your time in Florida. With a 175' dock, boat lift, and boat ramp 3 minutes away you can enjoy swimming, fishing, and boating at your leisure. The homes interior, with tile floors through-out, has a large living room and a porch that has a view of the lake and beach. A large outside porch and open deck will allow you to enjoy the breeze while you enjoy your dinner and drinks. Located 25 minutes from Gainesville and the University of Florida. Cultural, sporting events and fine dining abound, or you can drive 50 minutes to Jacksonville and take in an NFL game. Golf courses are as close as 5 minutes and PGA course are located in the Jacksonville/Ponte Vedra area. This peaceful setting is for those who wish to enjoy nature but need to have the option of a night life and cultural events. Wi-Fi on site.

Property Type

  • House
  • 900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Pets Considered
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible
          • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom


          • Television
          • Satellite / Cable
          • Books
          • Books For Kids


          • Away From It All
          • Adventure


          • Botanical Garden
          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Library
          • Museums
          • Playground
          • Forests
          • Live Theater
          • Winery Tours
          • Zoo
          • Restaurants

          Leisure Activities

          • Photography
          • Walking
          • Eco Tourism
          • Bird Watching
          • Antiquing
          • Sight Seeing
          • Outlet Shopping
          • Paddle Boating
          • Scenic Drives

          local services and businesses

          • Groceries
          • Hospital
          • Laundromat
          • ATM/Bank
          • Babysitter
          • Massage Therapist
          • Medical Services
          • Fitness Center

          Location Type

          • Waterfront
          • Lake

          sports and adventure activities

          • Sailing
          • Cycling
          • Fishing
          • Golf
          • Wind-Surfing
          • Water Skiing
          • Swimming
          • Tennis
          • Hunting
          • Fly Fishing
          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Hiking
          • Hunting Small Game
          • Jet Skiing
          • Water Tubing
          • Golf Privileges Optional
          • Pier Fishing

          Arrival Day

              • Negotiable

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 4 people


                  • Internet:

                    wifi also...moreless

                  • Living Room
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Mobile Phone
                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Ceiling Fans
                  • Filtered Water
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Laundry Soap
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Air Conditioning
                  • Heating
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Parking
                  • Garage


                  • 4 Ring Stove
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Freezer
                  • Oven
                  • Microwave
                  • Blender
                  • Stove
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Toaster


                  • Beach Chairs
                  • Beach Towels
                  • Small Cooler
                  • Fish Cleaning Table
                  • Wood Deck
                  • Boat Dock
                  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                  • Walkway To Water
                  • Balcony


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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Rental rates quoted in: $
                  Dates Nightly Wknd Night Weekend Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Mar 1 - Apr 30, 2014
                  2 night min stay

                  $400 $700 $1,600
                  May 1 - Sep 30, 2014
                  2 night min stay

                  $450 $800
                  Oct 1 - Apr 30, 2015
                  2 night min stay

                  $400 $700 $1,600

                  Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency ($) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.

                  Additional information about rental rates:

                  deposit required with reservation, balance due upon arrival

                  Fees and Taxes:

                  • Cleaning $75

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                  Last updated: 07/31/2014
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                  20 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Gainesville International
                  15 Miles
                  Nearest Train
                  Waldo, Fl
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  21 & 26
                  50 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  St. Augustine
                  4 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Keystone Heights Golf 7
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  The Lakehouse

                  Car: Recommended

                  Golf: Keystone Country Club - 5 minutes. Sawgrass Country Club - 75 minutes. Tournament Players Club - 75 minutes. Numerous golf course in Gainesville.--25 minutes.


                  Owner info

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                  Speaks: english



                  • lake view

                    lake view

                  • sit down and enjoy

                    sit down and enjoy

                  • view from yard

                    view from yard

                  • living room

                    living room

                  • bedroom one

                    bedroom one

                  • kitchen and dining area

                    kitchen and dining area

                  • water skiing

                    water skiing

                  • nice wide dock to boathouse and covered porch

                    nice wide dock to boathouse and covered porch

                  • two bedroom apartment

                    two bedroom apartment

                  • bathroom


                  • bedroom two

                    bedroom two

                  $700 - $800 per week

                  2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

                  View calendar: Updated 07/31/14
                  Email owner

                  +1 352 505-5533

                  Speaks: english
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