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  • Minimum stay:7-30 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Hemingway house description

Our Amarillo Ranch home, which we’ve named Port Lodge, is tastefully appointed to create a cozy home away from home and is situated on a PRIVATE LOT! This section of Hemingway Village has 6’ surrounding fences for the ultimate in privacy! Our home was furnished for our family and friends, but as we can’t be here all the time we would like to share it with you! We are continually updating/upgrading to keep our home as comfortable as possible.

The open plan living area includes comfortable, cozy seating with a 32” television and digital cable. A DVD player, VCR and stereo are at your fingertips. The dining table comfortably seats 6. The kitchen comes fully equipped with every possible modern convenience and kitchen tool, for the times you dine in. There is a complete dinner service for 8 as well as outdoor dining ware to enjoy on the lanai. All linens and towels are provided. A large gas barbeque, an iron and board, beach towels, and hair dryers are here for your use.

The Master Bedroom features a king-size pillow-top bed, walk-in closet, 26” television, DVD, and stereo. The Master Bath has a walk-in shower and double sinks. The Guest Bedroom is complete with a queen-size pillow-top bed, large closet, 26” television, and stereo.

The Study is equipped with PC and high-speed internet, wireless connection (should you bring your own laptop), television, stereo, and high-quality futon to sleep two. There is also a large closet and separate entrance to the lanai.

The Guest Bath has been nicely fitted and the bath/shower has a shower door. There is a pocket door that can be used to create a private suite to include the Guest Bedroom, Guest Bathroom and Study. Many books and games can be found in the Study when you need some time off from golf and other activities. You’ll also find a nice selection of DVD's to choose from.

The indoor laundry room houses a full-sized washer and tumble dryer; loads of space and plenty of storage abound! In the garage there are two bicycles and a Yamaha gas-powered golf cart for your use. There is also seating on the front porch to enjoy a glass of wine among the palm trees as the sun goes down.

Port Lodge is just a 2 minute walk to Hemingway pool, 1/2 mile to Havana Country Club, 1/2 mile to Truman Rec Center, and 1 mile to Colony Regional Rec Center. The Colony Plaza is located adjacent to Colony Rec Center and is a bustling shopping center with Publix grocery, bank, Walgreens Drugs, clothing shops, beauty shops, barber, dry cleaners, liquor store, gas station, and many restaurants. Every convenience within a mile! We are located approximately four miles from two of the three downtown areas - Lake Sumter Landing and Brownwood. Perfect Location!

All taxes, utilities, digital cable TV, trash service, lawn service, The Daily Sun (newspaper) and nation-wide phone service is included in your rental. An additional one-time fee of $50 is required for your Temporary ID Cards to enjoy all the usual owner amenities (FREE visits to all pools and FREE golf on all Executive courses!!).
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Property Type

  • House
  • 1620 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome:

    We have many games to keep the children occupied on a rainy day! Several videos suitable for children as well. ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Sorry, our home is strictly NO SMOKING!...moreless

  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    Our home was designed for wheelchair accessibility with wider door frames and no steps. However, there are no grip bars in the bathrooms....moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Master: 1 king

    Luxury linens and duvet/duvet cover. ...moreless

  • Guest Bedroom: 1 queen

    Luxury linens with duvet/duvet cover....moreless

  • Study/Third Bedroom: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    High-quality, thick futon bed with luxury linens....moreless

  • King size beds (1) High quality king sized mattress in Master Bedroom, Queen size Beds (1) High quality queen sized mattress in Guest Bedroom, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) High quality, very comfortable futon in Study (3rd bedroom)...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Master Bath: toilet, shower

    Large, 2 sinks, full length vanity, walk in shower...moreless

  • Guest Bath: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Shower doors on tub/shower...moreless

  • Both bathrooms have been upgraded and contain high-quality linens.

Other Amenities

  • Gas-powered golf cart for use on and off golf course, free daily newspaper, two bicycles...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    A variety of books can be found in the Study...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    DVD player in Master, Guest Bedroom, Study...moreless

  • Games:

    Many board games available, some suitable for young children...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    (3) Cable TV's in Master, Guest and Study...moreless

  • Stereo:

    Stereos with DVD player in Master, Guest Bedroom, Study...moreless

  • Television:

    32' in Living Room 26' in Master & Guest Bedrooms 14' in Study...moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    Many DVD's and videos to choose from!...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Racquetball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining:

    The dining area can comfortably seat 6 persons. The lanai has seating for 4, but still comfortable for 6....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Central air throughout...moreless

  • Broadband Access:

    High-speed broadband is provided...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Separate drying rack also...moreless

  • Computer Available:

    PC and printer available...moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Various fitness equipment, including some free weights, cycles, exercise ball, bands...moreless

  • Free Long Distance:

    Free calls to anywhere in USA...moreless

  • Garage:

    Two-car garage, however one space is occupied by the golf cart...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Wi-fi included...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All linens are high quality...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Very comfortable, cozy living room with seating for 6...moreless

  • Parking:

    There is parking available on the driveway for 2 cars...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Free local calls...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    All towels (including 6 beach towels) are high quality...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Indoor laundry room with washer and tumble dryer...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Wi-fi included!!...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Drip coffee maker provided...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Every possible cooking utensil is available in our kitchen!...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Both china and high-quality plastic wear (for lanai dining) are provided for 6+ diners....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Full-size dishwasher...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    This kitchen has everything for those times you want to eat in....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Built-in microwave above stove...moreless

  • Oven:

    Full-size, self-cleaning...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Full-size fridge/freezer with ice-maker...moreless

  • Stove:

    Full-size stove with halogen cook-top...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Golf:

    Golf, golf, golf! So many golf courses within minutes!...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Complete with dining table and chairs and sun loungers...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    The back garden is extensively landscaped to include plants and palms. There is grass areas for your sun lounger or romping with the dog in fully-fenced, enclosed back garden!...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    New large gas grill is provided for those fantastic Florida dinners on the lanai!...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Tennis courts located at all Regional Rec Centres - the closest is 5 minutes by golf cart....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    75+ community pools to choose from! The closest is just around the corner - 2 minute walk....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 2015
May 1 - May 31, 2015
7 night min stay

$675 $2,400

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

June-August 2015
Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2015
7 night min stay

$525 $1,900
September 2015
Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2015
7 night min stay

$550 $2,000

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

October 2015
Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2015
7 night min stay

$575 $2,100

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

November 2015
Nov 1 - Nov 30, 2015
7 night min stay

$650 $2,400

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

December 2015
Dec 1 - Dec 31, 2015
7 night min stay

$750 $2,800
January 2016
Jan 1 - Jan 31, 2016
30 night min stay

$3,500

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

February 2016
Feb 1 - Feb 29, 2016
29 night min stay

$3,500
March 2016
Mar 1 - Mar 31, 2016
30 night min stay

$3,500

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

April 2016
Apr 1 - Apr 30, 2016
29 night min stay

$3,300

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

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Cleaning fee ($90) will be deducted from the Booking/Security Deposit at the end of stay.


Cancellation policy:

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


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Last updated: 03/30/2015
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Location

60 Miles
Nearest Airport
Orlando International (MCO)
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Havana Country Club
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-75
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Havana Country Club
45 Miles
Nearest Beach
Crystal River State Park

Car: Not Necessary

Recreation Centers are nearby offering many clubs, sports, and other activities -- stay as busy as you like. So much to do here or just lounge by one of the many pools. Disney World just one hour away!

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008


Contact us

Speaks: english

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  • Welcome to Port Lodge!

    Welcome to Port Lodge!

  • Fully-stocked kitchen, if you choose to cook

    Fully-stocked kitchen, if you choose to cook

  • Fantastic beds and bedding!

    Fantastic beds and bedding!

  • Computer with high-speed wireless for your use, or bring your laptop

    Computer with high-speed wireless for your use, or bring your laptop

  • Perfect spot for catching the sun or relaxing in the lanai

    Perfect spot for catching the sun or relaxing in the lanai

  • Enjoy sitting poolside...

    Enjoy sitting poolside...

  • Challenging courses

    Challenging courses

  • Lake Sumter - perfect for an evening stroll

    Lake Sumter - perfect for an evening stroll

  • Lake Sumter Landing Square

    Lake Sumter Landing Square

  • Plenty of outdoor eateries to enjoy the weather

    Plenty of outdoor eateries to enjoy the weather

  • Comfortable living room

    Comfortable living room

  • Please come in!

    Please come in!

  • All the comforts of home...

    All the comforts of home...

  • A little oasis in the back garden

    A little oasis in the back garden

  • Beautiful palms

    Beautiful palms

  • New 4-seater gas-powered golf cart!

    New 4-seater gas-powered golf cart!

  • Relax around one of MANY pools!

    Relax around one of MANY pools!

  • Well-maintained golf courses.

    Well-maintained golf courses.

  • Or, enjoy the live entertainment at the three downtown squares 365 nights!

    Or, enjoy the live entertainment at the three downtown squares 365 nights!

  • Everyone travels by golf cart!

    Everyone travels by golf cart!

  • Stocked ponds - bring your fishing rod

    Stocked ponds - bring your fishing rod

VRBO #227740

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  • Sleeps
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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
    House
  • Reviews
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Owner
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
  • Response time: Within 2 days
  • Response rate: 80%
  • Calendar last updated: 03/30/2015
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