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Family Reunion Vacation Home - Horses Welcome

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Last updated: 08/22/2014
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Gainesville house description

Retreat home with fully equipped kitchen, swimming pool, and plenty of room to roam. Each bedroom is an independent unit that sleeps (4) with a private shower and bath and has interior and exterior access. Adjacent pasture available if traveling with your horse and many accesses to Florida Greenway Trailheads within and hour's drive. Pet friendly with fenced yard. Next door to Devil's Den Springs for those who want to scuba dive and snorkel in a giant prehistoric sink hole.
Close to the University of Florida for Gator fans.

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

      • Catering Available
      • Breakfast - Booking Possible
      • Lunch - Booking Possible
      • Dinner - Booking Possible

      Suitability

      • Events Allowed
      • Singles
      • Groups
      • Non Smoking Only
      • Low Allergen Environment
      • Wheelchair Accessible
      • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
      • Children Welcome
      • Pets Considered

      Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20, Beds for 16-20

      • Bedroom 1: 1 double, 2 twin/ single

        ...moreless

      • Bedroom 2: 1 queen, 2 twin/ single

        ...moreless

      • Bedroom 3: 1 double, 2 twin/ single

        mini fridge in room...moreless

      • Bedroom 4: 4 twin/ single

        mini fridge in room...moreless

      • Each bedroom has a private bath. Twin beds are in a sleeping loft with either a spiral staircase or ladder for access....moreless

      Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

      Other Amenities

          • No smoking in guesthouse. Screened porch and other farm buildings - smoking ok. Dogs and Cats considered for room 1 & 2 but may not roam freely due to possible allergic reactions with other guests. Chain link fenced yard attached to house. Pasture available for horses....moreless

          Entertainment

          • Books
          • Books For Adults
          • Books For Kids
          • Games
          • Games For Kids
          • Music Library
          • Piano
          • Video Library
          • Television
          • Satellite / Cable
          • DVD Player

          Theme

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

          Attractions

          • Bay/Sound
          • Botanical Garden
          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Library
          • Marina
          • Museums
          • Playground
          • Pond
          • Theme Parks
          • Water Parks
          • Live Theater
          • Coin Laundry
          • Restaurants
          • Winery Tours
          • Zoo
          • Festivals

          Leisure Activities

          • Horseback Riding
          • Antiquing
          • Walking
          • Photography
          • Outlet Shopping
          • Bird Watching
          • Eco Tourism

          local services and businesses

          • Fitness Center
          • Groceries
          • Hospital
          • Laundromat
          • Massage Therapist
          • Medical Services
          • ATM/Bank

          Location Type

          • River:

            Numerous Canoe & Kayak Outfitters within 30 minutes. Local rivers include: Ichetucknee, Santa Fe, Withlacoochee and the Suwannee River....moreless

          • Downtown:

            Small rural town with extraordinary antique shops and Southern cooking....moreless

          • Near The Ocean:

            55 miles to Cedar Key, FL in the Gulf of Mexico and 90 miles to the East Coast at Saint Augustine...moreless

          • Resort:

            Next door to Devil's Den Springs. Enjoy scuba diving and snorkeling in a prehistoric sinkhole. Or trail riding through Cedar Lakes Ranch...moreless

          • Rural:

            Located on 18 acres in the heart of horse country. Easy access to Florida Greenway with miles of hiking, biking and horseback riding trails. ...moreless

          sports and adventure activities

          • Mountain Biking
          • Pier Fishing
          • Snorkeling
          • Sound/Bay Fishing
          • Surf Fishing
          • Water Tubing
          • Equestrian Events
          • Deepsea Fishing
          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Hiking
          • Swimming
          • Fishing
          • Golf
          • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
          • Surfing

          breakfast meal type

              • Booking Possible

              catering options

                  • Catering Available

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 12 people

                  dinner meal type

                      • Booking Possible

                      General

                      • Wireless Internet
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Local Activities Guide
                      • Local Maps
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Living Room
                      • Internet
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Parking
                      • Garage:

                        Carport ...moreless

                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Heating
                      • Linens Provided

                      Kitchen

                      • Dishwasher
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Freezer
                      • Stove
                      • Oven
                      • Microwave
                      • Grill
                      • Kitchen
                      • Dishes & Utensils
                      • Mini Refrigerator
                      • Pantry Items
                      • Stove
                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Toaster

                      lunch meal type

                          • Booking Possible

                          Outside

                          • Child's Swing
                          • Kayak / Canoe:

                            Outfitters within 40' drive...moreless

                          • Lawn / Garden
                          • Bicycles
                          • Outdoor Grill
                          • Porch / Veranda
                          • Screen Porch / Veranda
                          • Yard

                          Pool / Spa

                              • Communal Pool
                               

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                              Rental basis: Per property
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                              My Standard Rate
                              1 night min stay
                              $305
                              $1,831

                              Additional information about rental rates

                              Fees:

                              • Pet Fee $35
                              • Taxes Included

                              Notes:

                              Fees are quoted for entire house. Rooms may be rented individually at a single room rate. Call for pricing: Heidi @ 352-339-2026. Taxes included in room rates


                              Cancellation policy:

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


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                              Calendar

                              Last updated: 08/22/2014
                              Check availability
                              23 Available
                              21 Unavailable
                              22 Today
                              23 Selected dates
                               

                              Location

                              27.57 Miles
                              Nearest Airport
                              Gainesville Regional Airport
                              90 Miles
                              Nearest Beach
                              Saint Augustine
                              14.64 Miles
                              Nearest Barpub
                              Willard's Restaurant & Lounge
                              7 Miles
                              Nearest Golf
                              Williston Highland Golf & Country Club
                              3 Miles
                              Nearest Restaurant
                              Ivy House Restaurant & Boutique

                              Car: Necessary

                              Two Hawk Hammock in Williston, Florida, offers comfortable lodging in the peace and quiet of a rural setting with plenty of urban cultural action found in the neighboring cities of Gainesville, Ocala, Orlando, Jacksonville and Tampa. Local attractions include: Cedar Lakes Gardens, Two Tails Ranch, the Ivy House Restaurant, Horseback Riding, Devil's Den Springs, Blue Grotto, the Hippodrome State Theater, antiquing, miles of biking, hiking, and riding trails as well as easy access to numerous rivers and springs

                               

                              Owner info

                              Year Purchased: 2001

                              About the owner: Ken and I met in 2000. He is a practicing dentist and a master woodworker. I was a former RN but was running a sign shop when he walked through my door. Don't know if it was the tool belt or the fact that I owned my own panel saw but he asked and I said 'yes'. We've been building Two Hawk Hammock ever since.

                              Why the Owner Chose Gainesville:
                              We bought the property in 2001, partly because it was next to Devil's Den which we already had an interest in; was the right amount of acreage; and partly because it is the home of a beautiful Live Oak Tree that I fell in love with. This tree's presence spoke to me of longevity, stability, shelter, and endurance. Just what I was looking for in a new home. So, this wonderful old tree created a hammock and a couple hawks seemed to like it as much as we did and the name, 'Two Hawk Hammock', just sort of popped out of our mouths at the same time and we never questioned why. The tree has many far reaching limbs that welcome all sorts of interesting folks. I hope you will be one of them. Come visit the wood shop; take a hand crafted soap class; go for a trail ride; or just sit and watch the emus and horses wander in the pasture.

                              The Unique Benefits at this House:
                              Two Hawk Hammock is next door to Devil's Den Springs which is a prehistoric sink hole and world famous scuba diving resort. Located between Gainesville and Ocala. Approximately 1 1/2 hours from Orlando, Jacksonville, and Tampa. Very little traffic with unique antique shopping and easy access to groceries, gas, and drugstore.


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                              Speaks: portuguese, english

                               

                              Photos

                              • Guest House

                                Guest House

                              • Loft with 2 twin beds

                                Loft with 2 twin beds

                              • Spiral Staircase to loft and view of vanity area

                                Spiral Staircase to loft and view of vanity area

                              • Mr. Mu getting 'the look' from Mrs. Mu.

                                Mr. Mu getting 'the look' from Mrs. Mu.

                              • Titan and Jack

                                Titan and Jack

                              • Leanna and Prince showing off.

                                Leanna and Prince showing off.

                              • View from the Game Room

                                View from the Game Room

                              • Cedar Lakes Ranch

                                Cedar Lakes Ranch

                              • Communal Room

                                Communal Room

                              • Horses grazing by the pond

                                Horses grazing by the pond

                              • Each Room has a private bath

                                Each Room has a private bath

                              • Communal Kitchen

                                Communal Kitchen

                              • Corey Souza with S Connection performing at Two Hawk's annual Fall festival

                                Corey Souza with S Connection performing at Two Hawk's annual Fall festival

                              • Trail riders

                                Trail riders

                              • Room 4

                                Room 4

                              • 20' x 40' Party Tent

                                20' x 40' Party Tent

                              • Piano Hall

                                Piano Hall

                              $305 per night (USD)
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                              4 Bedroom / 4 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 20

                              View calendar: Updated 08/22/14
                              Minimum stay: 1 nights
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