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Relaxing Vacation Home!! Waterfront Paradise in Old Florida~

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New stilt home in pristine Old Homosassa

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Last updated: 08/20/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

This new home located in pristine Old Homosassa will provide the ultimate vacation for you and your guests. A fanciful 3 bedroom 2 bath 'tree house' of sorts provides ample vistas for viewing the birds and sanctuary like surroundings. Many bird species can be seen from the home and local area including Great Blue Heron, Bald Eagles and Wood Storks! An elevated walkway leads from the home to the large dock on the saltwater river. Just minutes from great inshore fishing, or cast away right from the dock ~ pull in fresh blue crabs! Crabbing, fishing, scalloping, snorkeling, antiquing, exploring wildlife or artists all the fun is just moments away. But come home and you are secluded. Peace and quiet surround you, no traffic ~ reminiscent of time gone by. Fully appointed with designer furnishings ~ Everything is ready for your arrival!
You can bring your kayak or boat and enjoy all of the local water activities. There are many local artists with storefronts to find unique creations. Call now to reserve your time in Old Homosassa!!

Keywords: House, Waterfront

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome:

    This place is great for kids. They can catch small trout off the dock and the area is very kid friendly. We have a stack of games and dvd cartoons to enjoy!...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Please talk to me if you have a small pet and would leave additional deposit for cleaning....moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 6-7

  • Other (See Description)

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  • Master Bedroom: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

    This room has twin beds. Extra floorspace for air mattresss...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (2) The Master features a Queen bed as well as the guest bedroom, The third bedroom features two twin beds....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

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

    The double sinks are outside the toilet tub/shower room....moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub, shower

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  • The conveniences we provide for your rental include a blow dryer, hand soap, wash clothes & towels. Please bring your own toiletries including bath soap, shampoo and toothpaste....moreless

Other Amenities

  • A lovely boardwalk connects the house to the 8' x 20' dock where you can tie up your boat for easy access so you can get out and fish or scallop or enjoy the springs and wildlife....moreless

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    There is a DVD player and we have some movies in the entertainment cabinet....moreless

  • Music Library:

    There is a stereo with a CD player and a stack of CDs to choose from or bring your own....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    The TV in the living room is a flat screen with the Brighthouse package. Tune to channel 9 to get local weather on the 9's....moreless

  • Toys:

    We have board games like Monopoly and Yahtzee in the hall closet....moreless

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Cinemas
  • Marina
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Zoo

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Waterfront:

    This unit is on Mason Creek~ a salt water tidal creek with direct access to the gulf. There are no bridges, but the draft is shallow. Please consult regarding keeping boats larger than 20' on site....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining:

    The open dining room has 4 chairs but you can add the 4 slipper chairs to make it a table for 8. Enjoy dining with the shell chandelier setting the scene....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Central air with a digital thermostat will cool you off after boating, fishing or golfing!...moreless

  • Broadband Access:

    There is a direct connection to the broadband....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    The dryer in in the laundry room attached to the kitchen....moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Not really a fireplace - but a nice firepit outdoors for marshmallow toasting and rehashing the days events....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central heat with a digital thermostat keeps the house nice and cozy in the winter....moreless

  • Internet:

    Good news! We have just upgraded the internet - we are now at the fastest Brighthouse speed available 30MB per second!! There is a wireless router to conveniently provide the home with WiFi....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    We have all the linens, blankets for the beds plus the air mattresses....moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Vehicles may pull up to the railroad ties - however they are not to move railroad ties. Heavy vehicles must stay on shoulder of Clayton Drive....moreless

  • Telephone:

    There is a land line which is great because cell reception can be spotty. The land line includes free long distance calls within the continental US....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    We have plenty of towels located in the bathrooms and the hall linen cabinet....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    The laundry facilities are conveniently located just off the kitchen!...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    There is wireless internet that is superfast from the Brighthouse network....moreless

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    There are many local establishments that will cater for you, whether your pleasure is seafood, authentic cuban or local fare, a notebook of menus is placed in the home to guide you on your eating adventures!!...moreless

  • Coffee Maker:

    Two auto drip coffee makers are available in case you need decaf and full caffeine....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    The cooking utensils include pots, pans, bakeware, collander, stock pot for crabs, seafood utensils, garlic press, turkey baster, minichopper, blender, 2 coffee pots, toaster, mixing bowls, etc!!...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    There are plenty of dishes and utensils to feed your whole crew....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    The dishwasher is great - saves lots of clean up time....moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    This kitchen is loaded with gadgets and tools to make cooking fun! Garlic press -YES! Mini Chopper - YES! Email me if you have ?...moreless

  • Microwave:

    The microwave is useful - especially for popcorn!...moreless

  • Oven:

    The oven works well and there are cookie sheets and other bakeware available for your culinary pleasure!...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    We have lots of basic cooking needs like oil, sugar and a variety of spices....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Great refrigerator and freezer with an automatic ice maker....moreless

  • Stove:

    Of course the stove/oven is in place. We have baking sheets, lots of pots and pans for making delicious meals for your group....moreless

  • Toaster:

    Yes - we have a toaster....moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    The covered patio is a great place to sit and relax and look at the stars at night or bird watching during the day. ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    The gas grill is on the Patio positioned so you can see it from the Kitchen windows if you are grilling....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

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My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$995

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $142 Nightly


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Housekeeping @ check out $100
  • Pet Fee $250
  • Tax Rate 9%

Notes:

Rates are subject to change - please contact the manager for quotes on any vacation.


Cancellation policy:

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


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Last updated: 08/20/2015
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Location

1.2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
The Freezer

Car: Necessary

Scalloping and crabbing are popular in the season. Redfish and trout attract sport fishers from all over the country!

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2009

About: We fell in love with Old Homosassa because it feels like Florida ~ Relaxed, beautiful waterfront community with live oaks and Spanish moss. A great variety of birds can be found along with the largest population of manatees. There is plenty to do here; but sitting on the porch visiting with family and friends while shelling scallops or cleaning the redfish you just caught is my favorite pastime. The people here know how to live and enjoy the best of life! Come check it out and start making your memories today!!

Why Homosassa:
I built this home after acquiring the unique lot. There are very few properties like this with waterfront docks and pristine conservation lands. This allowed a home to be built on stilts with a tree house like effect and great views. The conservation land in concordance with the EPA remains tidal and the way nature intended it to be.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Perfectly located with plenty of activities, restaurants and shopping within a 10 mile radius, this home is private yet accessible. Launch your boat, keep it at the dock, travel by boat to local hot spots for fishing or for socializing! You can have it all here. There are springs located 15 minutes by boat where you can snorkel and swim with the manatees and other critters! The water is cool and crystal clear. During scallop season enjoy gathering the tasty morsels and feasting afterwards. We have crab traps set out near the dock and enjoy the tasty blue crabs by the dozen! Redfish and trout are commonly sought after by inshore fishermen and women alike. Grouper, tarpon and other species may also be found nearby seasonally.


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  • New stilt home in pristine Old Homosassa

    New stilt home in pristine Old Homosassa

  • Open Living Room with flat screen television

    Open Living Room with flat screen television

  • Serenity can be found on the boardwalk over the wetlands.

    Serenity can be found on the boardwalk over the wetlands.

  • Master Bedroom features ensuite bath and walk in closet!

    Master Bedroom features ensuite bath and walk in closet!

  • Cruising on Mason Creek ~

    Cruising on Mason Creek ~

  • The dock is 8' x 20' ~ stroll down the connecting boardwalk and enjoy the water!

    The dock is 8' x 20' ~ stroll down the connecting boardwalk and enjoy the water!

  • Waterfront Stilt Home with Dock and Boardwald

    Waterfront Stilt Home with Dock and Boardwald

  • Entertain your family and friends in the lovely Dining Room open to Living Room

    Entertain your family and friends in the lovely Dining Room open to Living Room

  • Culinary delightful Kitchen with all you need ~ Including adjacent laundry room!

    Culinary delightful Kitchen with all you need ~ Including adjacent laundry room!

  • Scallops!! What a great day and delicious too - we got our limit!!

    Scallops!! What a great day and delicious too - we got our limit!!

  • Catching Red Fish right out Mason Creek~

    Catching Red Fish right out Mason Creek~

  • These great trails are just a block from the house - it is a 'MUST SEE' for all!

    These great trails are just a block from the house - it is a 'MUST SEE' for all!

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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