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Weeki Wachee Canal Home, Enjoy the River and Gulf of Mexico

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Front of home with lot on rt. to park your boat, motor home,or kids to play ball

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Last updated: 05/31/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

YOU'LL LOVE THIS PLACE !!!

Come enjoy the beautiful Weeki Wachee River or fish the amazing Gulf of Mexico.

This canal home on the Weeki Wachee River is completely remodeled inside, light and airy open floor plan, with wood flooring and nice furnishings along with a wood burning fireplace. Watch the manatees from your backyard. This canal leads to the most pristine part of the river with crystal clear water.
Explore the river at your own leisure with the furnished canoe and kayaks. The river has direct access to the Gulf of Mexico, so bring your boat and enjoy fishing, diving and Scallop season which begins July 1st. There is a private dock in the back yard to enjoy as well as boat and kayak rentals nearby, public boat ramps, and hiking and biking trails along crystal clear lakes.

There is a public beach at Rogers Park on the River or if you want to enjoy the Gulf of Mexico just head over to Pine Island. Take in the sunset at Bayport Boardwalk or Fishing Pier. Fishing Charter boats, both inshore and offshore, are close by.


Keywords: Waterfront Home/
No Pets Please

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1235 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 but exceptions may be made....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Children 'must' be supervised at all times due to risk of possible drowning. Parents are responsible for any damages caused by their children....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking allowed outside only...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    No Exceptions/ NO PETS ALLOWED...moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

    Trundle bed w/ 2 twins, tv, & comfy sitting chair....moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Master bdrm w/ pillowtop queen,tv, walk-in closet,& bthrm....moreless

  • Sleeping Porch: 2 twin/ single

    Lg. lanai w/ trundle, indepenent air/heat, & 2 patio sets...moreless

  • The Master bedroom has the queen bed and the guest bedroom has a daybed/trundle bed. Same on the lanai. Both bedrooms have ceiling fans. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub

    This is the main bathroom with a bathtub....moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Bathroom in the Master bedroom w/ a large tile shower....moreless

  • Both bathrooms have shower and toilet.

Other Amenities

  • A Tandem Kayak, a single kayak, Canoe and 12' Johnboat are available for use at the home during your stay. Use boats at your own risk. Owner is not responsible for any injuries or death....moreless

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Waterfront:

    Canal takes you to the beautiful Weeki Wachee River which in turn takes you to the Gulf of Mexico....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining:

    Seats 4 but seating for 10 more on lanai!...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Central Air/Heat...moreless

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Air conditioned laundry room...moreless

  • Covered Parking:

    Single car carport...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Real wood burning fireplace for those chilly romantic nights...moreless

  • Free Long Distance:

    Unlimited long distance anywhere in the United States & Canada...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Paved driveway and covered carport...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Additional parking for your RV/Boat/Trailer on adjacent lot....moreless

  • Telephone:

    Unlimited long distance...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    All linens provided...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Air conditioned laundry room...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Unlimited WiFi...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Standard coffee pot...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Use your imagination...it is there!...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Everything needed in a complete household....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Portable dishwasher...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Full kitchen with a eat in bar and an dining room....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Full size stainless microwave purchased January 2013....moreless

  • Oven:

    Self Cleaning Oven...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Blender for those special drinks...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Full sized refrigerator...moreless

  • Stove:

    Four burner smooth cooking surface....moreless

  • Toaster:

    Standard toaster Also provide a toaster oven!...moreless

Outside

  • Bicycles:

    two bicycles provided...moreless

  • Boat:

    John boat, paddles, and life jackets provided. You must provide motor and any required safety equipment. Use boats at your own risk. Owner is not responsible for any injuries or death....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Canoe and use of 2 kayaks provided (one a tandem). Owner provides life jackets with whistles. Use of boats at your own risk. Owner is not responsible for any injuries or death....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Air conditioned for your comfort & seating for 10 people....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Front and backyard. Back overlooks the canal and the docks. Pick nick table, hammock, and wood swing also available for your enjoyment. ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    A gas grill and charcoal grill are provided. If gas runs out it will be your responsibility to fill the tank if you wish to continue to use the grill....moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Owner will provide all paddles, life jacket and whistles for use of the boats....moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring/Summer Rate
Apr 1 - Sep 30, 2015
2 night min stay
$125 $175
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$650 $1,750

Rates are based on 5 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest

Fall/Winter Rate
Oct 1 - Apr 30, 2016
2 night min stay
$125 $175
Fri, Sat
$650 $1,900

Rates are based on 5 guests; add $30 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 $300
  • Cleaning Fee $75
  • Tax Rate 11%

Notes:

This is a NO PET / NO SMOKING UNIT. No exceptions! Smoking is permitted outside only!

$50.00 extra per night for holidays.

Security deposit plus half down to hold the rental with the balance due at least 2 weeks prior to rental date.

Security deposit may be reduced for shorter stays. Call for exact rates.

There is flexibility on down payments if need be.


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Last updated: 05/31/2015
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Location

55 Miles
Nearest Airport
Tampa International Airport
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The Upper Deck Restaurant and Bar
8 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Veterans Expressway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Becky Jacks Restaurant
4 Miles
Nearest Beach
Pine Island

Bring your trolling motor or small gas motor to go fishing on the river with the 12' jon boat for use at the house. Or just leisurely paddle yourselves in the kayaks or the canoe while enjoying the wildlife and nature along the way.

(Boats are to be used at your own risk, owner not responsible for any injuries).

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 1985

About: This home has been in my family since 1985. My parents retired and bought this home to be able to slow down and enjoy the beauty and tranquility of the Weeki Wackee River. I am a native of Tampa and I enjoy my time at my Weeki Wachee house as much as my parents did, maybe even more.

Why Weeki Wachee:
As a teen I would come to the Weeki Wachee River and go camping with my horseback riding club. We would camp in the woods and frolic in the water with our horses. On other occasions we would just come for the day with our old truck tubes and ride them down the river. This river has brought me many decades of pleasure and happy memories. It continues to make memories for me and my son.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The home underwent a beautiful renovation in July of 2009. Since then I have decided to rent it as a vacation home. I now have the opportunity to let others enjoy it as well as myself. So far it has given me such pleasure. I enjoy the outdoors to every extent from biking, kayaking, fishing, scalloping, or just sitting on the dock in the morning drinking a cup of hot coffee or tea. There are so many opportunities close by for you to be able to enjoy nature and the outdoors. I sit and watch the eagles and the falcons in the sky and look out for the manatees and the otters in the canal. What a joy :) I hope you will take the opportunity to come and stay and get as much pleasure out of my home as I do.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Front of home with lot on rt. to park your boat, motor home,or kids to play ball

    Front of home with lot on rt. to park your boat, motor home,or kids to play ball

  • Wood burning fireplace

    Wood burning fireplace

  • Kitchen and dining area.

    Kitchen and dining area.

  • Master bath with stand up shower.

    Master bath with stand up shower.

  • Guest bedroom with trundle daybed

    Guest bedroom with trundle daybed

  • Enjoy your morning latte before you venture down the canal in a kayak or canoe

    Enjoy your morning latte before you venture down the canal in a kayak or canoe

  • Overlook across from Jenkins Creek.

    Overlook across from Jenkins Creek.

  • Manatees across from Jenkins Creek trying to stay warm during winter -5 min away

    Manatees across from Jenkins Creek trying to stay warm during winter -5 min away

  • Bayport Fishing peir at the mouth of the Weeki Wachee River & the Gulf of Mexico

    Bayport Fishing peir at the mouth of the Weeki Wachee River & the Gulf of Mexico

  • Open floor plan for an open feeling. (Fireplace to the right)

    Open floor plan for an open feeling. (Fireplace to the right)

  • Seating overlooking the kitchen area

    Seating overlooking the kitchen area

  • Master bedroom with queen bed and private bath

    Master bedroom with queen bed and private bath

  • Main bath with tub.

    Main bath with tub.

  • Temperature controlled lanai with trundle

    Temperature controlled lanai with trundle

  • These are the docks along the back of property behind the house on the canal.

    These are the docks along the back of property behind the house on the canal.

  • Jenkins Creek Fishing Peir (pic taken from overlook)

    Jenkins Creek Fishing Peir (pic taken from overlook)

  • December spotted seatrout catch on Jenkins Creek fishing peir.

    December spotted seatrout catch on Jenkins Creek fishing peir.

  • Bayport Sunset

    Bayport Sunset

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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 12 hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 05/31/2015
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