Dreamcatcher - Beautiful Island Property on Homosassa River Fl

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Last updated: 11/22/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-3 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Dreamcatcher, a beautiful, Island property, accessible by a short boat ride only, is situated over 3.5 private acres directly on the Homosassa River on Florida's famous Nature Coast with direct access to the Gulf of Mexico, just four miles away where great fishing abounds, go scalloping, diving, water-sking - there is no end to the water activities that you can participate in! Bring your own boat or rent our 21ft Dreamcatcher Pontoon Boat at a very reasonable price! There is a floating Tiki Hut where you can sit and watch the sunrises or perhaps sip your cocktails at the end of the day. A trail through the forest will lead you to the other side of the island, Tigertail bay where you can watch the sunset.
Surrounded by water and lush sub-tropical forest, the island has Native American History dating back over 5,000 years and is a designated State archaeological site, #132. We offer three good sized bedrooms, each with an en suite bathroom and closet, two of which will accommodate a crib or small child's bed, or single air-mattresses, air beds with linens are provided for four additional people which can easily be accomodated in the vast lounge area which has a big-screen TV, there is also a loft area with 3 twin beds idea for children,a dining area, a Large kitchen with separate laundry room, a screened Florida room, a solar-heated swimming pool, hot tub, shower and a large deck to party on complete with a fully equipped outdoor kitchen with commercial grill and ice making machine.Wicker furniture is provided for ten, and a dining set for six. Whether you want a relaxing, active or romantic vacation, Dreamcatcher will fulfill your every comfort and need.

Keywords: Luxurious Island property on 3.5 acres, accessible only by boat, with all the amenities a mainland house can offer,including a solar-heated pool and hot tub, with dock space for several boats, easy accessibility to the Gulf of Mexico, mainland, bars and restuarants, yet very private. Just over a one hour drive from Tampa, and an approximate ninety minute journey from Orlando. Safe vehicle and trailer parking available at boat ramp.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Minimum age of 25 years for main renter...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Properly supervised children will have a magical time on Dreamcatcher - it is a kids' paradise! Stroller, Play Yard, High Chair....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Strictly no smoking in the house. Security deposit will be forfeited for any non-compliance. Smoking in the sunroom and outside will be tolerated providing great care is taken. Please remember that this is a wooden structure....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    No exceptions...moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 9-10

  • Bedroom 1


  • Bedroom 2


  • Bedroom 3


  • Other (See Description)


  • King size beds (1) Bed in master bedroom., Queen size Beds (3) Two regular queen sized beds plus queen sized air bed. Queen size futon situated in the master bedroom. Twin or Single Beds (3) situated in the loft area, [kids love it] Two twin air beds plus a twin mattress only....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • State designated archaeological site #132, Native American Indian Mounds, 3.5 Acres of Privacy, Shell Beach, Tiki Fish Cleaning Station, Floating Tiki Hut, Three docks, 3000 sq. ft. deck area, outside shower, screened Florida room, 2 x Two double kayaks and fishing charter available locally....moreless


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • VCR
  • Video Library


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


  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Water View:

    Island directly in the Homosassa River...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Island property surrounded by water and lush sub-tropical forest....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Full air-conditioning inside. All rooms except bathrooms have ceiling fans MBR & third bedrooms have extra free standing A/C units . Ceiling fan in screened sunroom. Outdoor ceiling fan and two free-standing fans included on deck...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Included within the house in the utility room....moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Artificial Fireplace....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Pillows, Linens and towels are provided for ten people....moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    At the local marina...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Vehicle and Trailer may be left at the Marina for a nominal fee for usage of the boat ramp and parking....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Vehicle and trailer may be left at the Marina for a nominal charge which includes usage of the boat ramp and parking....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Included within the house in the utility room....moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    All china and glassware and utensils provided...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Plus blender, toaster oven and crock pot...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Huge eat-in kitchen, with 2 double fridge/freezers, plus chest freezer, range, oven, hob, microwave, dishwasher and small appliances. Washing machine, dryer and second microwave in separate utility room....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven


  • Boat:

    21ft Suncatcher pontoon boat available for rent...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    In excess of 3000 sq. ft. of raised wooden decking and walkways, (1600 sq. ft under roof) plus a 144 sq. ft. screened Florida room with furniture. Outdoor patio furniture to include large dining table with 6 chairs, comfortable wicker lounge chairs to seat ten, Commercial grill, fans provided. Deck and Florida Room both have extensive views of the beautiful Homosassa River....moreless

  • Gazebo:

    Floating Tiki Hut Tiki style fishing station....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    2 double kayaks included...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Full outdoor kitchen area with built in grill and hotplate...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Boogie boards, towables and other toys...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Outdoor - sunk into raised deck. Outside shower....moreless

  • Private Pool:

    Outdoor solar-heated pool - sunk into raised deck. Outside shower....moreless



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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low Season
Oct 1 - Jun 30, 2016
3 night min stay
High Season
Jul 1 - Sep 30, 2016
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Tax Rate 9%


Christmas and major holidays are called as high season.

$300 returnable security deposit is required. 50% of house rental due at time of booking. Balance payment due 30 days prior to arrival.

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Last updated: 11/22/2015
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'Superb Scalloping', Fantastic Fishing, 'Dreamcatcher 21 ft. Pontoon Boat for Rent', 'Tiki Hut fishing platform', Two double kayaks and a 'Big Bertha' towing ring, Horseshoes, adventure trail through forest to picnic area overlooking Tigertail Bay.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2002

About the owner: We purchased our dream island in 2002 and have since then worked hard to bring it to the standard it is today. For years we were very protective of this unique property and kept it solely to ourselves. As local business people, we appreciate the privacy, convenience and easy access that Dreamcatcher provides but the time has now come to share its very considerable charms.

Why the Owner Chose Homosassa:
We were captivated by the secluded, yet easily accessible beauty of the island. We loved the unspoilt beauty and lack of 'professional' tourism in Old Homosassa, the friendly and easy going atmosphere in the bars and eateries and of course the great fishing and scalloping in the Gulf!! Kayaking, jet-sking, watersports of all kinds are right on the doorstep, yet Tampa and Orlando, with their airports, shopping and numerous attractions are within an easy 90 minute drive from the boat ramp. We feel we have the best of all worlds!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The property offers views of the sunrises each morning - the more adventurous can take a short walk across the island to Tigertail Bay along a trail cut through the lush forest, and watch the sunsets on the other side of the island too! Manatee on their way to the Blue Waters pass by the door and dolphin chase the abundant fish up and down the river on almost a daily basis. A huge variety of birds, serenade you throughout the day and squirrels will amuse you with their antics. Sit in the hot tub under the stars, with your favourite cocktail in hand and gaze at the magnificent floridian skies while you wait for your daily catch to grill. lay back, relax and experience the Floridian pace of life - we feel sure that the magic of Dreamcatcher will soon enchant you as it did us.

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  • The lounge

    The lounge

  • Cocktails in the Tiki Hut.

    Cocktails in the Tiki Hut.



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This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Sunday, November 22, 2015

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