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Ultimate Lake Front Getaway

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Last updated: 10/05/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Enjoy your vacation in luxury and comfort under the bald cypress, lush Spanish moss, and live oaks of wild and beautiful Santa Fe Lake, North Florida's 6,800 acre all - sports lake. The 3,800 sq ft waterfront house offers you all the comforts of home plus some. The night life, restaurants, cultural activities and sporting events of Gainesville and the University of Florida are only a half hour away. Jacksonville and St. Augustine are only one hour away. The home easily accomodates 4 or 5 couples, 2 familes or a large family gathering.


Property Type

  • House
  • 3800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 2 Half Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • wifi available on the property.


  • Books
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


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


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Lake
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:


  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Beach Chairs
  • Binoculars
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Golf
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway To Water


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from 3 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$260 $450
Fri, Sat
$1,950 $4,500
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning $150
  • Taxes Not included

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Last updated: 10/05/2015
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20 Miles
Nearest Airport
Gainesville Regional
15 Miles
Nearest Train
Waldo Florida
4 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 21 and Hwy 26
55 Miles
Nearest Beach
St. Augustine

Car: Recommended


Owner info

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Speaks: english



  • Roadside View

    Roadside View

  • Back of house as seen from Boathouse

    Back of house as seen from Boathouse

  • Back Porch

    Back Porch

  • Den


  • Master Bathroom

    Master Bathroom

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • View from Back Door

    View from Back Door

  • Kitchen


  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • View from Upstairs Bedroom

    View from Upstairs Bedroom

  • Grand Staircase

    Grand Staircase

  • Living Room

    Living Room

Minimum stay: 2 nights
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  • Response time Within 12 hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 10/05/2015
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Ultimate Lake Front Getaway

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