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Island Lake Redwood Cottage: Relax, Swim, Fish, Ski, Enjoy

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Front View of Main House in circle drive

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Last updated: 09/03/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Ocala cottage description

This beautiful, spacious, redwood cottage sits on incredible Island Lake about 2 miles out side of the unincorporated community of Orange Springs. Set on a perfect, private lake lot, the property consists of the large main house, a spacious guest house, carport, dock, boat house, and patio. Great lake views, old live oak trees with Spanish moss, and a lake breeze describe this picturesque environment. Completely renovated in 2011, this marvelous retreat has a large kitchen with gas range; dining, living, and family rooms overlooking the lake; new baths; laundry facilities; well-appointed furnishings; and more. The dock is terrific for fishing and the lake is great for swimming. 80 feet of shoreline awaits you. There is a canoe, charcoal grill, picnic table, and fire pit for relaxing outdoors.

As well, I have 2 other lake houses nearby if this one seems too large.


The property sits ideally between the cities of Ocala, Gainesville, and Palatka, each with its own distinct character. Ocala is home to:
Elegant Horse Country and Farms
National Ocala National Forest
Silver Springs Park is located
Central Florida Community College
Gainesville is home to:
The University of Florida
Santa Fe Community College
Shans University Hospital
The Veterans Hospital
Palatka is home to:
The St. Johns River
Fun Restaurants on the water
Closeness to East Coast Beaches

OTHER LAKE OPTIONS: Check out my two other lakefront properties on the next lake over. These other 2 are next door to each other on separate acres. Ideal to rent just one cottage or for a large family gathering by leasing both. Listing/ Property IDs: 127321 and 117133.

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1580 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Pets Considered
              • Wheelchair Accessible
              • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
              • Children Welcome

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7

              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

                OPTIONAL GUEST HOUSE AVAILABLE...moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

                OPTIONAL GUEST HOUSE AVAILABLE...moreless

              • Bedroom 3: 1 double, 1 twin/ single

                OPTIONAL GUEST HOUSE AVAILABLE...moreless

              • Comfortable bedrooms with great linens. Trundle Bed in Family Room. Guest House with bedroom, bath, and kitchenette: Optionally available; Sleeps 2 more! Detached for privacy....moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

                ...moreless

              • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

                ...moreless

              • Just remodeled and terrific!

              Entertainment

              • Television
              • Satellite / Cable
              • DVD Player

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Adventure

              Attractions

              • Museums
              • Forests
              • Theme Parks
              • Water Parks
              • Live Theater

              Leisure Activities

              • Boating
              • Walking
              • Antiquing
              • Horseback Riding
              • Bird Watching
              • Sight Seeing

              local services and businesses

              • Fitness Center
              • Hospital

              Location Type

              • Lakefront
              • Near The Ocean
              • Lake

              sports and adventure activities

              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Jet Skiing
              • Swimming
              • Golf
              • Water Skiing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Equestrian Events
              • Fishing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Hunting

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                  Dining

                  • Dining Room
                  • Seating for 6 people

                  General

                  • Carport
                  • Living Area
                  • Broadband Access
                  • Secure Parking
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Mobile Phone
                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Ceiling Fans
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                  • Internet
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Telephone
                  • Air Conditioning
                  • Heating
                  • Linens Provided

                  house cleaning

                      • Housekeeper Optional

                      Kitchen

                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Stove
                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Toaster
                      • Grill
                      • Dishwasher
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Freezer
                      • Oven
                      • Microwave

                      Outside

                      • Deck / Patio
                      • Outdoor Grill
                      • Canoe
                      • Beach Towels
                      • Patio
                      • Outdoor Entertainment Area
                      • Shed
                      • Fully Fenced Property

                      Payment Type

                      • Visa
                      • Mastercard
                      • Discover
                       

                      Reviews

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      My Standard Rate
                      2 night min stay
                      $188 $188
                      Fri, Sat, Sun
                      $840 $2,820
                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Taxes Not included

                      Notes:

                      The Automatic Quote Feature on Homeaway is limited. There is a declining scale for number of nights stayed: 2 nights = $188/night;

                      3 nights = $175/night; 4 nights = $165/night; 5 nights = $148/night; 6 nights = $132/night and, one week (7 nights) = $120/night

                      The optional Guest House Studio is not included in these prices, but is very economical! All are outstanding values!!


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                      Calendar

                      Last updated: 09/03/2014
                      Check availability
                      23 Available
                      21 Unavailable
                      22 Today
                      23 Selected dates
                       

                      Location

                      80 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Gainesville
                      45 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Crescent City

                      Car: Necessary

                      This beautiful and natural lake region lies near the Ocala National Forest. This delightful rural area sits in a perfect triangle between Ocala, Palatka, and Gainesville, Florida. Minutes from the west side of the Ocala National Forest, one can explore the Ocklawaha River, numerous springs, the St. John's River, etc. Hiking the forest, fishing, and swimming are other cost free activities. Plus, it is 55 minutes to the east coast beaches. There is much to do in the area's rivers, lakes, and springs. ******* Also, check out my other two Homeaway.com listings # 127321 and # 117133.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2011

                      About the owner: My family has owned property around this area since the late 1940's, and my ancestors came to Florida before it was a state: It was still a US territory until 1848. I began renting our vacation homes in 2004 because I live all around the world, and I am rarely in the US. I wanted others to enjoy this part of Florida as I did growing up. I have a wonderful local staff that works to make guests happy.

                      Why the Owner Chose Ocala:
                      I bought this property because Island Lake is the real natural Florida. Spectacular views, privacy, wooded lot, and no traffic or crowds.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                      Free standing home on enormous, private lake lot. Beautiful lake for all activities: boating, fishing, swimming, etc. Rural, yet elegant home with great furnishings. Internet, WiFi, free US long distance calling, cable TV, and more.


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english, spanish, Spanish

                       

                      Photos

                      • Front View of Main House in circle drive

                        Front View of Main House in circle drive

                      • Lakeside (Patio, Grill, Picnic Table, Fire Pit)

                        Lakeside (Patio, Grill, Picnic Table, Fire Pit)

                      • Dining Room overlooking beautiful Island Lake

                        Dining Room overlooking beautiful Island Lake

                      • Family Room overlooking lake with flat screen TV

                        Family Room overlooking lake with flat screen TV

                      • Living Room overlooking lake w/ convertible full sized sofa

                        Living Room overlooking lake w/ convertible full sized sofa

                      • Guest Bedroom - Log Cabin Motif

                        Guest Bedroom - Log Cabin Motif

                      • Hall/Guest Bath Shower

                        Hall/Guest Bath Shower

                      • Private Master Bath

                        Private Master Bath

                      • Charcoal Grill, Picnic Table, Patio

                        Charcoal Grill, Picnic Table, Patio

                      • View from Living Room

                        View from Living Room

                      • Kitchenette - Optional Guest House

                        Kitchenette - Optional Guest House

                      • Optional Studio Guest House - Queen Bed

                        Optional Studio Guest House - Queen Bed

                      • View from Dock Looking East

                        View from Dock Looking East

                      • Remodeled Kitchen with granite countertops, laundry, microwave, & gas range!

                        Remodeled Kitchen with granite countertops, laundry, microwave, & gas range!

                      • Natural Island in center of lake

                        Natural Island in center of lake

                      • Family Rm= Bunk Beds: Full Bottom & Twin Top

                        Family Rm= Bunk Beds: Full Bottom & Twin Top

                      • Guest Bedroom (Log Cabin Style)

                        Guest Bedroom (Log Cabin Style)

                      • Guest/Hall Bathroom

                        Guest/Hall Bathroom

                      • Master Bedroom

                        Master Bedroom

                      • Lakeside: Family Room left; Living Rm center; Dining right

                        Lakeside: Family Room left; Living Rm center; Dining right

                      • Outdoor Living - Fire Pit

                        Outdoor Living - Fire Pit

                      • Optional -- Spacious Guest House with Private Bath, Casual Area with TV; Kitchen

                        Optional -- Spacious Guest House with Private Bath, Casual Area with TV; Kitchen

                      • Bath - Optional Guest House

                        Bath - Optional Guest House

                      • Casual TV Area of Guest House

                        Casual TV Area of Guest House

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                      This listing was first published here in 2011.

                      Date last modified - Sunday, August 24, 2014

                      $188 per night (USD)
                      11

                      2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 7

                      View calendar: Updated 09/03/14
                      Minimum stay: 2 nights
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