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St Johns River Front Home Huge Deck, Dock & Boathouse & Wifi

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Dock with floating dock for swimming or tying up your boat.

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Last updated: 05/19/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
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  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

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Come experience a different part of Florida from the very large deck of this great river house. Bring your boat, fishing poles, the kids, and grandma. You will enjoy the large dock, complete with covered boat house, running water, fish cleaning station, lights, and floating dock perfectly suited for floats and swimming. This house has an open floor plan with split bedrooms. Two of the bedrooms open to the covered deck and have views of the river. The deck and dock are great spots for watching the boats go by. The river is 310 miles long and occasionally will host smaller cruise ships bringing their passengers to tour the scenic and historic St Johns River. This was a popular destination during the Gilded Age. The vacation this home makes possible should not be considered 'luxurious' but instead enjoyed as a return to nature.
This home is clean and spacious with fantastic views and is located very close to the boat ramp, grocery and drug stores and restaurants. You will feel very secluded but can still walk to the market. Wild turkeys, alligators, and fish are very common. Manatees, otters and other wildlife are often seen in and around the river. We have provided 2 kayaks and paddles. You will find an assortment of life and ski vest as well as several floats for your enjoyment. You will need to bring most other fishing and boating items with you.
We have a large dining room table in the 'River Room' which can easily seat 8, with views through the 5 sliding glass doors. Located off the kitchen is a breakfast table that can seat 6.
Palatka is known as the' Bass Capital of the World'. The fishing is great and shrimping is possible in August and September.
This home has been our family retreat for over 15 years. We have decided to share our home with others starting in late May 2011. It is located only 30 miles from St. Augustine and the St. Johns County beaches. We hope you enjoy your stay in our River House.


Keywords: river, fishing, skiing, saint johns river

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Large covered decks overlooking St Johns River. Large glassed room for dining while enjoying the river view and lots of wildlife such as wild turkeys, alligators, manatees, and eagles....moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Video Library

Attractions

  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Large deck with rocking chairs and 3 tables and BBQ grill...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
 

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Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • cleaning $150 + tax
  • Pet Fee $50 + tax
  • Tax Rate 11%

Notes:

Stays longer than 2 nights are discounted. Year round weekly rates $1140.00 + $150.00 cleaning fee and 11% tax * 5 nights $975.00 + $150.00 cleaning fee and 11% tax * 4 nights $850.00 + $150.00 cleaning fee and 11% tax * 3 nights $695.00 + $150.00 cleaning fee and 11% tax * 2 nights $550.00 + $150.00 cleaning fee and 11% tax * $50 per person per stay for more than 6 people.


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Last updated: 05/19/2015
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Location

30 minutes from beach,

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1996

About the owner: My wife and I have lived in St. Augustine since 1981. We have always enjoyed traveling, and have made many friends along the way. Our two children are now off to school, which leaves us more time to enjoy our favorite activities.

Why the Owner Chose Palatka:
We bought this property because we love the river. It was close to everything but it is very private.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We bought this river home in 1996 when our kids were very young and spent many weekends and a large portion of the summers and holidays here. This house is so perfect for casual entertaining.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Dock with floating dock for swimming or tying up your boat.

    Dock with floating dock for swimming or tying up your boat.

  • Large deck that opens to master and 2nd bedroom and to river room dining

    Large deck that opens to master and 2nd bedroom and to river room dining

  • Large modern kitchen, breakfast table that seats 6 in background

    Large modern kitchen, breakfast table that seats 6 in background

  • Master bedroom (king)

    Master bedroom (king)

  • 3rd bedroom (bunk beds, day bed, and trundle bed)

    3rd bedroom (bunk beds, day bed, and trundle bed)

  • Another view of the deck

    Another view of the deck

  • Picture of river in early morning fog

    Picture of river in early morning fog

  • Eagle flying over dock

    Eagle flying over dock

  • View from dock  and boat house

    View from dock and boat house

  • River room dining that easily seats 8 with view of river and dock.

    River room dining that easily seats 8 with view of river and dock.

  • Comfortable family room to rest and watch TV or DVD's

    Comfortable family room to rest and watch TV or DVD's

  • 2nd bedroom(queen)

    2nd bedroom(queen)

  • Breakfast room off of kitchen

    Breakfast room off of kitchen

  • Wild turkeys that are often seen.

    Wild turkeys that are often seen.

  • Sunset over river seen from the deck

    Sunset over river seen from the deck

  • Bring your boat and let the kids have fun!

    Bring your boat and let the kids have fun!

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Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 05/19/2015
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