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Fall / Winter 25 % Off. Free Boats Paddle Board Kayaks Tubes Bonfire Ropeswing

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FREE: Pontoon Boat, 10 stand up paddle boards, 20 kayaks, 20 tubes,

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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
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  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Dunnellon estate description

Fall / Winter 25% OFF...Don't you want the absolute best 5 star ultimate experience when you come to our Beautiful Crystal Clear Rainbow River? Please read our wonderful Reviews, they tell it better than we can. From Family and Friends reunions, Memorial and Bereavement Gatherings, Corporate Retreats Birthday party's and Small Weddings. We can handle all your needs including catering with really great food. We have a big white sandy beach front with docks, all niter bonfires and the best rope swing on the entire Rainbow River. We have a full game room and a basketball hoop. We light up the river and the waterfront at night for extended outside activities. We are on our 7 th full size Hawaiian style Pig Roast. Our home is very very large, its clean, comfortable, well equipped and if we don't have it we will get it for you. We live close by to solve your every wish. BIG discounts for Bereavement Gatherings and Memorials, active Military and their families and verified Youth Groups,. Our non holidays rates are $1000.00 per day for up to 10 person with a 3 day minimum. Each additional guest is $300.00 for the 3 days. There is a substantial Fine for Any Unregistered Guest or Visitor of $1000,00 per day and $2000.00 per day for bringing a dog/dogs or animals of any kind to the property or in the home. SPECIAL NOTE: There is a $2000.00 fine for smoking in the home. . You can do great all niters and campouts around the bonfire, but Our neighborhood Quiet time is from 8:00 PM to 9:30 AM. This is our whisper time where all outside and upper deck loud noise and loud activities must STOP We are very proud to say that to date our clients have been very respectful of the rules and no fines have been issued. Children under 2 are free. For Security: You must submit a working USA phone # to this site and then you must call 352 274 8467 and ask for Ray to get a response due to all the spamming.
You don't have to stand in long hot lines or travel two hours each day to pickup and return your boats, kayaks and equipment, we have it all and its free. Major remodeling has been completed and just about everything is new and updated including double stoves and ovens. You will love our big happy home that has everything you need and the new Custom Country Décor includes 11 Bedrooms and 8 Bathrooms, a sleeping porch and as our repeat guest have said over and over again, 'there is no vacation rental on the entire Rainbow River that is more comfortable, unique, clean or well equipped for large gatherings'. Our home was designed for your family and big reunions that demand comfort, harmony and dedicated care. Many of our guest intend on using our home as a home base for visiting Disney World and other places around Florida but only a very few have taken advantage of other attractions. The kids usually sway the family to not leave because they love all the fun things we offer and they love exploring our crystal clear river. Parents always welcome the 'lets stay here feelings' from their family and kids because they know they made an excellent selection for their family vacation. To the Shelton family, that is the best testimony a Vacation Home can have and we are proud to share what we have built with so many wonderful families. Most of our clients are repeats. PLEASE NOTE: All Our Summers and holidays book out very early, so if a date is important then book it as early as you can. and we have an arrival time of 5 PM and departure time of 11 AM These times can not be changed for any reason. Thank You, The Shelton's


Keywords: Memorials, Bereavement, Bereavement Gatherings, Rainbow River, Vacation Rentals, Large Family Reunions, family reunions, Romantic Getaways, Corporate Events, Birthday Partys, Corporate Retreats, Camping Rainbow River, Rainbow River, Waterfront Camping, Vacation Rental, Crystal Clear River, Dunnellon Lodging, Kid Friendly vacations, Snorkling, Scuba Diving,

Property Type

  • Estate
  • 10000 sq. ft.
  • Details:

    Elevator : No elevators but we have ( NOT approved for handicap ) ramps to the home and into most bedroom...moreless

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome:

                NEW RULES: Due to abuse of our rules, ins liability etc. Only very limited ALCOHOL on the property. There is a new quiet time from 8:00 PM to 9:30 AM. PLEASE NO LOUD NOISE On Decks, Docks or out in yard , Absolutely no yelling, or screamin etc. This place is for quiet family type events. But we are the best choice for corp or family reunions when it comes to a great place to explore the Rainbow River BUT WE MUST RESPECT THE PEACEFUL NATURE OF OUR NEGHBORHOOD . See your kids face light up if he finds a dino tooth or bones. Our best feature is our Rope Swing and swimming area but you can not yell or scream when using it. We are right on the river. No Body does it better. Bring your own Firewood from our Walmart. A.) Your Payment of fees approves THE DETAILED AGREEMENT as seen on www.RainbowRiverLodging.com ( The Rental ) begins by: #1 You ( The primary Renter ) agrees that it is mandatory that you agree to our rules and the agreement....moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed:

                There is a $1000.00 fine for each unregistered guest or visitor. A $2000.00 dollar fine if you bring animals in our home or on to the property. There is also a $2000.00 dollar fine for smoking in the home. You may smoke on the outside porches. Luxury accomodations are available at our local dog and cat spa. It's top of the line and your pet will be pampered like never before. All ununauthorized guest or guest who are not paid for is a violation of our contract. You agree to pay $1000.00 per day for each guest not accounted for. Re: A Place nearby for your pets, go to... www.Dunnellon.com...moreless

              • Non Smoking Only:

                No smoking anywhere in the homes. Only on decks and docks.THERE IS A $2000.00 dollar damage penalty for smoking in the home....moreless

              Bedrooms: 11 Bedrooms, Sleeps 60, Beds for 30-60

              • The Duck Room: 1 queen

                This is a small cozy room for two off the Cantina area...moreless

              • The Mardi Gras Room: 2 queen

                large room for 4 guest in the decor of new Orleans...moreless

              • The Living Room: 5 sleep sofa /futon

                There are six nice lazyboys and couchs for sleeping if neede...moreless

              • The Game Room: 2 sleep sofa /futon

                There are two castro Convertables for your overflow guest...moreless

              • The Marlin Room

                This room has a King bed with its own bathroom...moreless

              • Sleeping Porch: 5 sleep sofa /futon

                outside second story covered deck over looking the river ...moreless

              • bedroom #2 Master Bedroom suite: 2 king

                This is the largest bedroom with two new private bathrooms...moreless

              • The Waterside Oak Room: 1 queen

                This is a nature room with private bath and river view ....moreless

              • bedroom #3 The Texas Room: 2 queen

                Room for four guest with attached bathroom...moreless

              • bedroom #4 The End of Hall Room: 1 queen

                This room has a Oueen bed with bathroom attached...moreless

              • The Reading Room: 2 sleep sofa /futon

                The Reading Room, Open with a big couch and a convertable...moreless

              • The Bunk Room: 4 bunk bed

                This is a Western Style Bunk room for ten or more kids...moreless

              • For our very large groups;: There are many other open places for guest to sleep, bring extra pillows, sleeping bags and towels for very large families all our beds have linens and pillows. Some of our guest campout on our decks, the trampoline or on the sandy area around the all nite bond fire. We have 4 Kings, 7 queens, 8 Twins or Single Beds, Child Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (4). and lots of couches and lazyboys. We can not provide enough beds for very large groups. Most of our larger groups bring blow ups or matts with sleeping bags. Check out our reviews from others families and large groups who have had a ball......moreless

              Bathrooms: 8 Bathrooms

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                We have most of what you need but as always its best to bring paper plates etc...moreless

              • Kitchen:

                Can handel large groups too, please read our reviews...moreless

              • Dining:

                see pictures we can seat up to 40 or more...moreless

              • Catering Available:

                Nearby and ready for all your needs...moreless

              • Stove:

                4 big stoves tops and three ovens...moreless

              Amenities

              • Linens Provided:

                Bring you own extra towles for the river please. Please note that we only provide a limited amout of linens for our beds. Please bring you own linens pillows towel etc when guest exceed bed capacity...moreless

              • Air Conditioning:

                This big estate home is blanky time cold in the summer and warm and cozy in the winter. But you can pick how cold and how warm you need it because our A/C and heating units are great...moreless

              • Parking Off Street:

                This is security gated private estate with codes for entry and exit. We can hold up to 30 cars, more can be parked on our very low traffic street, off property...moreless

              • Wood Fireplace:

                Big bonfire area when conditions apply by county. large oak and pine logs when avail, bring starter logs from WalMart. All fires are your responsability....moreless

              • Towels Provided:

                bring your own towels because we are very limited and none of our towles are alowed on the beach , boat or the river...moreless

              • Living Room:

                very big living room can seat 20 to 30 with a big sony 60 in LED but a 90 inch is in the works....moreless

              • Parking:

                can hold up to thirty cars and a big greyhound bus...moreless

              • Gas Fireplace:

                Big double wide Bar B Q unit....moreless

              • Babysitter
              • Heating
              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer

              Other Amenities

                  • NEW RULES: Sorry but due to Liability and abuse of our rules we only allow limited ALCOHOL use on our property. This is a residential community with good neighbors near by. Absolutely no loud talk and no yelling. We now have outside porch and deck quiet hours between 8:00 PM and 9:30 AM. We are the only private vacation rental on the entire Rainbow River that can handle very large groups but this is for quiet peaceful gatherings only. We have a free 24 ft Pontoon Boat, We also have for free new stand up paddle boards 20 sit on top Kayaks ( more avail to rent if needed) Our tubes are free. Cost of renting these items somewhere else can exceed $1000.00 dollars per day plus you have to wait in line to get them. We can handle up to 70 guest for church and youth groups with special permission and rules. Some of our clients are booking up to two years in advance, please read our reviews and see for yourself. Summers book up fast. Holidays have a min of 3 days stay and a min 20 people...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Television:

                    We only provide net flex and hulu, Crackle. many guest stream games etc but you must know how to set it all up to accommodate you needs. we only supply internet ...moreless

                  • Games:

                    Air Hocky, Alum Ping Pong Table and green felt card table, bumper pool table in man cave. basket ball hoop....moreless

                  • DVD Player:

                    bring DVD players and the wiring needed, there are several RED Box Stations near by...moreless

                  • Game Room:

                    This is the place for the kid to have some real competition with the adults....moreless

                  • Ping Pong Table
                  • Foosball

                  Communications

                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Internet

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Lanai / Gazebo:

                    There is an unfinished 5th floor Safari Room with king size bed, bumper pool, bathroom and a private outside shower and resting area. Its almost completed but Still the most popular room in the home....moreless

                  • Balcony:

                    (2) Great 2 nd and 5 th story waterfront views for having coffee in the morning or watching the otters play in the evenings....moreless

                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    New Stand up Paddle boards, 20 sit on top kayaks, 10 for adults and 10 for children...moreless

                  • Golf:

                    Black Diamond, Rainbow Spring Country Club and three others near by...moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    (1) Deck / Dock with nite lights over the river....moreless

                  • Boat:

                    we have one pontoon boats...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Wood Deck
                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Porch / Veranda

                  Theme

                  • Budget
                  • Sports & Activities
                  • Adventure
                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Historic
                  • Romantic
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Location & View

                  • Water View:

                    We do have one of the best water front views on the entire river and it is one of the best places for swiming because it is crystal clear and we are right on the river....moreless

                  • Beach View:

                    We have a river view but our home is right on a flowing, fresh water, crystal clear river. There are no Red Tides, No stinging jelly fish, No sharks or man o wars....moreless

                  • Waterfront:

                    This estate in right on Florida's most beautiful Crystal Clear and gently flowing Rainbow River....moreless

                  • Beachfront:

                    Located on the Crystal clear spring fed Rainbow River. A tubers delight...moreless

                  • Rural:

                    Wal-Mart and Winn Dixie are only 3 mins away...moreless

                  Activities

                  • Restaurants
                  • Laundromat
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Spelunking
                  • Golf Privileges Optional
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Sailing
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Golf
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Swimming
                  • Kayaking
                  • Racquetball
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Hunting Small Game
                  • Hunting Big Game
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Groceries
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Rafting
                  • Tennis
                  • Basketball Court
                  • Hunting
                  • Hiking
                  • Fishing
                  • Cycling
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Hospital
                  • Museums
                  • Water Parks
                  • Pond
                  • Forests
                  • Caves
                  • Cinemas
                  • Coin Laundry
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Marina
                  • Library
                  • Churches
                  • Zoo
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Theme Parks
                  • Playground
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Festivals
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Photography
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Shopping
                  • Horseshoes
                  • Sledding
                  • Antiquing
                  • Walking
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Water Tubing
                   

                  Reviews

                  Write a review 4.8
                  from 33 traveler reviews
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                  My Standard Rate
                  3 night min stay
                  $750

                  Rates are based on 10 guests; add $75 per night, per additional guest


                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees and Rental Conditions:

                  • cleaning, boat fuel, propane $300
                  • Property Damage Protection $89
                  • Tax Rate 10%

                  Notes:

                  These rates are subject to change, rates based on ten guest per day. All holidays are reserved for up to 20 guest at $75.00 per per's per day. You can bring less but you still pay for 20 guest. Can hold up to 70 with special approval and struck rules.


                  Cancellation policy:

                  Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.


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                  Location

                  99 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Tampa and Orlando Florida are great
                  20 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  I -75
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Right out our door steps on Rainbow River
                  5 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Blue Gator
                  3 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Rainbow Springs Country Club
                  3 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Many within our area including great Donuts

                  Car: Necessary

                  The following rules are strictly enforced:

                  #1.This is a quiet peaceful neighborhood and we must insist that our guest not yell, scream or have loud talking at any time that would disturb our neighbors. LOUD NOISE AND LOUD TALKING ON DECKS AND OUTSIDE MUST COMPLETELY END AT 8:00 PM TILL 9:30AM. No Nudity of any kind.

                  #2. No yelling or screaming while launching on the rope swing or while enjoying our waterfront property at any time. Some Floaters from the river will try to use the rope swing, do not let them come on the property for any reason. If you allow them You are responsible for them. There is a lock on the rope swing. ROPE SWING MUST BE KEPT LOCKED AT ALL TIMES WHEN NOT BEING USED BY YOUR GUEST.

                  #2.a All Paddle Boards, Kayaks, Paddles, and tubes must be pulled away from river and shore after each use. Lost Paddles are $100.00 Lost kayaks are $600.00 Lost Paddle Boards are $500.00. Lost Tubes are $30.00.

                  #3.Only very limited alcohol use is acceptable on our property. Excessive alcohol use will not be tolerated.

                  #4.Absolutly No alcohol on the River or on our Boats, kayaks or tubes.

                  #5. No Drunken or abusive behavior.

                  #6. No fighting, no pushing or shoving guest off docks ladder boats etc.

                  #7. No drug use or any illegal activities of any kind.

                  #8. No Dogs, birds, reptiles or animals of any kind.

                  #9. There is a $2000.00 fine for smoking in the home.

                  #10 There is also a $2000.00 fine for Bringing Dogs, birds, reptiles or animals of any kind to our property or home.

                  Arrival time is 5 PM and departure time is 11 AM.

                  This will be our busiest year ever and we can not alter these times for any reason.

                  Please note: No visitors or day guest are allowed who haven't paid a three day minimum. Security cameras are in use at all times. You may not give out gate code to any unregistered guest.

                  Home must be returned the way you found it.

                  #1 Pull all used sheets pillow cases and used towels (not the comforters) and put them in stacks near laundry room door.

                  #2. Empty all trash containers from all 8 bathrooms and kitchen. Place in big bins outside.

                  Wash and dry all used pans, dishes and return to proper place. Please empty and clean refrigerator. same for stove tops and ovens.

                  #3. We do not wash or dry your personal laundry or your towels. There are laundry facilities near by.

                  #4. Bring your own towels for the outside river and yard use. Our towels are very limited, only one per guest for your stay. Hang them up to dry for later use. Have your guest bring additional towels.

                   

                  Manager info

                  Year Purchased: 1999

                  About: Nothing we say can top our guest 5 star reviews, please take the time to read all of them and you will see why our guest come back. WE ARE A PRIVATE GATE GUARDED WATERTFRONT VACATION RENTAL ESTATE.

                  Why Dunnellon:
                  SECURITY WARNING: YOU MUST PROVIDE A WORKING PHONE NUMBER PRIOR TO ANY CONTACT FROM US. There is nothing like our Crystal Clear Rainbow River and we want to share what we have found with you and your family. We welcome you to our Vacation Rental, Victoria Shelton Owner

                  The Unique Benefits at this Estate:
                  We now offer special Bereavement Gatherings with catering and Accommodations so that families and friends can share special moments together. We are also kid friendly. Many well know people come to our lodge, including professional ball teams, churches, Corporations, youth and adult groups. Many of our guest spend all night just sitting on the dock or around the bonfire with family and friends. Morning and Evening paddle boarding and kayaking can center your life, body and soul as you interact with nature and the wildlife along the river. We have a new quiet time from 8:00 PM to 9:30 AM.


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                  Speaks: english, spanish

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                  Photos

                  • FREE:  Pontoon Boat, 10 stand up paddle boards, 20 kayaks, 20 tubes,

                    FREE: Pontoon Boat, 10 stand up paddle boards, 20 kayaks, 20 tubes,

                  • The Cantina Alcove

                    The Cantina Alcove

                  • Entrance to Kids Bunk Room from Cantina

                    Entrance to Kids Bunk Room from Cantina

                  • The Texas Room can sleep 4 with conecting bathroom

                    The Texas Room can sleep 4 with conecting bathroom

                  • Big Living room with 6 Lazy Boy Recliners and some leather couches. Big screen

                    Big Living room with 6 Lazy Boy Recliners and some leather couches. Big screen

                  • This is the place where it all comes together over looking river having coffee

                    This is the place where it all comes together over looking river having coffee

                  • The Game room has been remodled and has new decore with air hocky and ping pong

                    The Game room has been remodled and has new decore with air hocky and ping pong

                  • Big Master bedroom has two new Kings with bathroom

                    Big Master bedroom has two new Kings with bathroom

                  • We are very happy at our Family Vacation Rental, hope you will feel the same

                    We are very happy at our Family Vacation Rental, hope you will feel the same

                  • Our New Tiled Game Room with Air Hocky , card table and alum Ping Pong table

                    Our New Tiled Game Room with Air Hocky , card table and alum Ping Pong table

                  • Our Crystal Clear Gated Water Front Estate is just what you need for a retreat

                    Our Crystal Clear Gated Water Front Estate is just what you need for a retreat

                  • Kids bunk house holds up to ten in nice beds

                    Kids bunk house holds up to ten in nice beds

                  • The Duck Room for two.

                    The Duck Room for two.

                  • The End of the Hall Room with another conecting bathroom and a Queen Bed

                    The End of the Hall Room with another conecting bathroom and a Queen Bed

                  • More tables are avail for big sit down family dinners over looking river

                    More tables are avail for big sit down family dinners over looking river

                  • New Mardi Gras Room has two big Queens.  Most of our beds are new pillow top

                    New Mardi Gras Room has two big Queens. Most of our beds are new pillow top

                  • Bathroom with shower off game room

                    Bathroom with shower off game room

                  • Third Floor Safari Suite is the one people want but it is slighty unfinished.

                    Third Floor Safari Suite is the one people want but it is slighty unfinished.

                  • Thie is the Waterside Oak Room it is one of our best, holds two in Queen Bed

                    Thie is the Waterside Oak Room it is one of our best, holds two in Queen Bed

                  • Just another beautiful day on the Rainbow River

                    Just another beautiful day on the Rainbow River

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