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Florida's Nature Coast - Gulf Coast to Lakes - Secluded Location

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Enjoy lovely private hill top location, and all the Citrus Hills amenities.

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Last updated: 05/29/2014
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  • Minimum stay:30 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Inverness house description

Enjoy the Privacy and Luxury of a Nature Coast Pool Home with access to Bella Vita Fitness and Spa Center!

Spend a month in this gorgeous year-round Florida Villa with 2 bedrooms and 2 1/2 bathrooms. This clean, spacious, fully equipped home is approximately 2000 total sq. ft. and perfect for up to four adult vacationers. The in ground kidney-shaped heated pool, totally screened, is a highlight of this property. It is private and peaceful and benefits from the sun mid morning until early evening sunsets. Spend an evening enjoying cool nights outside by the pool with beautiful lighting accenting this private paradise.

Dine al fresco with meals under the protection of the lanai, and the bonus of a beautiful new stainless steel grill or come in out of the sun and take advantage of a fully applianced eat-in kitchen which also includes a breakfast bar. The fully stocked kitchen makes for a great central location for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. You’ll find yourself planning your days while listening to music, preparing your next meal, or enjoying lively conversation.

The Master suite has a queen sized bed and a large dresser with mirror. Double glass sliding doors open to reveal the close proximity and convenience of the pool and patio right outside your door. The Master bathroom features a Jacuzzi-style tub, oversized shower, double sink, large vanity, ½ bath, and spacious walk-in closet.

The second bedroom features a double bed framed in an antique style, wrought-iron headboard. There is a tall chest and a large closet for your belongings. The den offers HD flat screen TV with a Blue Ray DVD player. There is also a desk and a large closet. There are also plenty of board games, DVD’s and books for guests to spend some quality time together.

The formal living room has newly installed bamboo floors and new sleek leather furnishings. It is the perfect place to relax and read a book with double glass sliding doors overlooking the pool. This house is filled with luxury around every corner, and everything you could need is right at your fingertips.

Additional amenities include cable television, washer, dryer, a two-car garage, automatic garage door opener, portable stereo with CD player and an IPod docking station. Central AC and ceiling fans in each bedroom help keep things cool at night and are a great way to cool down after a day in the sun.

Step outside and enjoy……

This vacation home is perfectly situated in the middle of a private gated Golf Course community known as Citrus Hills Village, and has everything for your comfort and enjoyment. With temperatures averaging 72 degrees year round, Citrus County is one of the best locations in the state of Florida. Cool breezes off the Gulf of Mexico in summer feel heavenly and warmer temperatures in the winter extend the enjoyment through all four seasons.

The community offers 9 challenging public golf courses, tennis courts, indoor and outdoor dinning as well as some terrific shopping. A quick 25 minute drive to the beach will lead you to Fort Island State Park.

Enjoy the benefits of exclusive membership at the Bella Vita Fitness & Spa Center, free golf on the Meadows 18 hole championship course, and free tennis at Citrus Hills Golf & Country Club courts (for guest staying a minimum of 30 days).

The home is located between the Towns of Inverness & Hernando, off the Gulf to Lake Highway, just minutes from restaurants, shopping centers, local activities & attractions. Tampa and Orlando airports are located approximately 1 to 1-1/2 hours south.

The property is located less then 10 miles from Crystal River and Homosassa attractions. You can have a fun time taking riverboat tours, swimming with manatees, scuba diving, or even fishing in the salt water. A day trip to Orlando (Disney World) or Tampa (Bush Gardens) is just an hour away. Spend the day exploring amusement parks.

As part of Florida’s nature coast the City of Inverness lies comfortably between the tranquil waters of the chain of seven lakes leading to the Gulf of Mexico, known as the Tsala Apopka (considered one of the richest bass fisheries in the world), and continues to the moss filled oak trees of the Inverness highlands. Its historic downtown square with an array of fine shops, restaurants, the Crown Hotel and Citrus County's turn-of-the-century Courthouse (appeared in film scenes from 'Follow That Dream' starring Elvis Presley), bathe Inverness in the ambiance of times past.

Inverness is geographically located in the center of the State of Florida and it bears a notable resemblance to its sister city - Inverness, Scotland. Approximately, a hour's drive to Tampa's Busch Gardens to the south, Orlando's Disney World/Epcot complex to the southeast, the charming old fishing village of Cedar Key to the northwest and Gainesville's FSU Gator football games to the north.



Keywords: Pool Home;Secluded;Golf Courses; Bella Vita Spa; close to lakes;close to beaches;country club;tennis;golf;fishing;nature trails

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 1700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Not Suitable For Children:

            This is not a childproof environment....moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Must be 25 or older....moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Cooking Utensils:

            Everything you need to make delicious meals at home....moreless

          • Kitchen:

            Fully equipped kithchen....moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            6...moreless

          • Dining
          • Microwave
          • Ice Maker
          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Oven
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Dishwasher
          • Seating for 6 people

          Amenities

          • Babysitter
          • Linens Provided
          • Air Conditioning
          • Parking Off Street
          • Towels Provided
          • Parking
          • Living Room
          • Iron & Board
          • Heating
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Washing Machine
          • Garage

          Other Amenities

              • Exclusive access to Terra Vista - Bella Vita Fitness & Spa Center, Activity Center, Rockwood Park & Nature Trail, Brentwood Swim & Fitness Center, Belmont Swimming Pool, The Grille, and Rose & Crown Restaurants. Free Golf on the Meadows Golf Course, and free Tennis at Citrus Hills Golf & Country Club – for guests renting for a minimum of 30 days....moreless

              Entertainment

              • DVD Player
              • CD Player
              • Books

              Communications

              • Broadband Access
              • Wireless Internet

              Pool & Spa

              • Private Pool:

                Step out of bedrooms, living room or kitchen into the screened patio with heated pool....moreless

              • Heated Pool

              Outdoor Features

              • Golf:

                Three courses within the Citrus Hills community....moreless

              • Lanai / Gazebo:

                With wicker dining set....moreless

              • Outdoor Grill
              • Deck / Patio
              • Lawn / Garden

              Theme

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

              Activities

              • Theme Parks
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services
              • Fitness Center
              • Jet Skiing
              • Swimming
              • Kayaking
              • Water Skiing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Hunting
              • Sailing
              • Basketball Court
              • Tennis
              • Hiking
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Cycling
              • Rafting
              • Racquetball
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Pier Fishing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling
              • Laundromat
              • Hospital
              • Groceries
              • ATM/Bank
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Zoo
              • Museums
              • Restaurants
              • Churches
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Playground
              • Recreation Center
              • Ruins
              • Synagogues
              • Water Parks
              • Cinemas
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Live Theater
              • Bird Watching
              • Eco Tourism
              • Paddle Boating
              • Scenic Drives
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Sight Seeing
              • Miniature Golf
              • Horseshoes
              • Antiquing
              • Shopping
              • Horseback Riding
              • Boating
              • Beachcombing
              • Water Tubing
               

              Reviews

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Winter
              Oct 1 - Mar 31, 2015
              30 night min stay

              $2,950
              Standard
              Apr 1 - Sep 30, 2015
              30 night min stay

              $2,400
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees and Rental Conditions:

              • Reservation Deposit $1,000
              • Cleaning $250
              • Property Damage Protection $89
              • Tax Rate 9%

              Notes:

              Non-smoking and pet-free environment.


              Cancellation policy:

              100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.


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              Last updated: 05/29/2014
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              Location

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              75 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Tampa International Airport
              20 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Fort Island Gulf Beach
              3 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Citrus Hills Golf & Tennis Club

              Car: Necessary

              Scalloping, tennis, camping

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1994

              About the owner: New Hampshire resident who enjoys the New England summers and Florida winters built this private and quiet retreat to have a place to 'escape' to. The owner of a management consulting business, he loves the 'laid back' environment and natural beauty of Florida's nature coast. Unlike the highly developed areas of Florida, he finds the nature coast is a place to relax, unwind and enjoy the unspoiled natural beauty of the gulf coast. The owner designed his 'villa' to capture the clean, calm and private feeling of the nature coast. He wanted to recreate a sense of beauty and creativity - where one can enjoy the peaceful environment - where one can enjoy writing, painting, or composing as well as enjoying one of the best preserved natural splendors in Florida.

              Why the Owner Chose Inverness:
              As someone who constantly travels for business, I was looking for the perfect place, which combined natural beauty and privacy, to relax and unwind after a business trip. Having spent many vacations throughout the state - this location won me over - it had everything I was looking for and more. Sitting at the top of a hill it offers mild winters and comfortable summers - with a consistent and pleasant breeze.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              This is a very private, hilltop location with all of the benefits of nature-coast living nearby. The central gulf coast location gives you access to the 'college town' atmosphere of Gainesville, the big city attractions of Tampa, the recreational diversity of Orlando - and the small 'old Florida' charm of Crystal River and Cedar Keys. With three airports easily accessible it is a convenient spot to get to. The ability to enjoy the sunshine in a private location allows you to enjoy an uninhibited environment. Set apart from neighboring properties allows you the privacy and comfort of individual tastes.


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              • Enjoy lovely private hill top location, and all the Citrus Hills amenities.

                Enjoy lovely private hill top location, and all the Citrus Hills amenities.

              • Bright and sunny living room with bamboo floors and leather furniture.

                Bright and sunny living room with bamboo floors and leather furniture.

              • Bright sunny kitchen has full eating area overlooking pool and private backyard.

                Bright sunny kitchen has full eating area overlooking pool and private backyard.

              • Large master bedroom has glass sliders leading to pool area and private bath.

                Large master bedroom has glass sliders leading to pool area and private bath.

              • Screened heated pool area enjoy a book, listen to music, and sip your cocktail.

                Screened heated pool area enjoy a book, listen to music, and sip your cocktail.

              • Spacious pool area and lanai to relax, and enjoy warm Florida days.

                Spacious pool area and lanai to relax, and enjoy warm Florida days.

              • Bella Vita Spa and Fitness center - enjoy the unparalleled amenities.

                Bella Vita Spa and Fitness center - enjoy the unparalleled amenities.

              • Tastefully decorated with lots of room to enjoy your get away to Citrus Hills.

                Tastefully decorated with lots of room to enjoy your get away to Citrus Hills.

              • Morning coffee by the pool.

                Morning coffee by the pool.

              • View from fishing pier at Ft. Island State Park.

                View from fishing pier at Ft. Island State Park.

              • Fort Island state beach.

                Fort Island state beach.

              • Gulf of Mexico coast.

                Gulf of Mexico coast.

              • Screened pool, lanai and barbeque area perfect for a poolside retreat.

                Screened pool, lanai and barbeque area perfect for a poolside retreat.

              • Fully equipped kitchen and breakfast bar for the serious cook, or casual dining.

                Fully equipped kitchen and breakfast bar for the serious cook, or casual dining.

              • More formal dining room for special dinners, with glass top table and tile floor

                More formal dining room for special dinners, with glass top table and tile floor

              • Local beach Fort Island Gulf Beach close by - watch the gulf coast sunset here.

                Local beach Fort Island Gulf Beach close by - watch the gulf coast sunset here.

              • Landscaped pool area has sunny afternoons, cool mornings and early evenings.

                Landscaped pool area has sunny afternoons, cool mornings and early evenings.

              • Pool area surrounded by trees and lawn - a quiet and private place for relaxing.

                Pool area surrounded by trees and lawn - a quiet and private place for relaxing.

              • Holidays in CItrus Hills.

                Holidays in CItrus Hills.

              • Enjoy the soft breezes atop one of the rolling hills in Citrus Hills - unwind.

                Enjoy the soft breezes atop one of the rolling hills in Citrus Hills - unwind.

              • Fort Island Beach.

                Fort Island Beach.

              • Fort Island State Park.

                Fort Island State Park.

              • Bella Vista Club at night.

                Bella Vista Club at night.

              • How do you spell 'relaxing by the pool'?

                How do you spell 'relaxing by the pool'?

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              This listing was first published here in 2009.

              Date last modified - Friday, April 25, 2014

              $2,400 - $2,950 per month (USD)
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              2 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
              Sleeps 4

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              Minimum stay: 30 nights
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