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Exceptional Waterfront 3/2 Home

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Last updated: 08/13/2014
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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Crystal River house description

This is not your typical rental house. This three-bedroom, two-bath, 3,200 square foot home is on the water in Crystal River and has a one-car garage. It is the personal second home of Douglas & Sherri Brown, executives in the publishing industry. When the home is not rented, it is used by the owners and their two golden retrievers.

Inside you will find the house is loaded with top-notch furniture, artwork, appliances, bedding, towels, dishes, and accessories. The kitchen is stocked with all the amenities needed to enjoy a relaxing waterfront meal. The master bedroom has a king bed and its own bathroom. The second bedroom has a queen bed and in the third bedroom there is a day bed. There is also another full bathroom located in the hallway. The entire floor is professionally tiled in hand-selected Mexican tile. Imported sinks in the bathrooms and specialty hardware from Mexico adorn the rooms, resulting in an exotic, Spanish-style feel. There are two new flat-screen TVs with DVD players. The living room TV has surround sound and is hooked up to outside speakers for music channels to play outside.

For your convenience, we also provide free cable with music, wireless Internet, and long distance calling. We have also installed a reverse osmosis water purification system and there is a high-efficiency washer and dryer available for you to use. Linens, towels and paper products are provided for your use.

This stunning, pet-friendly waterfront home is located on a deep canal with direct Gulf access. There is a 28-foot floating dock with dock whips, electrical outlets and fresh water. The back yard features extensive decks with seating to enjoy the beauty of the river and wildlife. The screened in private patio has a propane BBQ grill, heated swim spa and lap pool, outside shower, and ample seating. We have two kayaks and a gas-fired cooker for frying fish or doing a Low Country boil. The patio is screened with a special fine mesh to help keep even the smallest bug out. The home is approximately 20 minutes from King’s Bay and 30 minutes from the Gulf of Mexico by boat.

Crystal River has activities for the whole family, including world-class flats fishing for red fish, trout, Spanish mackerel, cobia, and tarpon. Crystal River offers one of the few remaining areas to scallop in Florida during the summer. You can catch freshwater bass and trap blue crabs off the dock, or look for manatees and dolphins. Offshore, there is terrific shallow and deepwater grouper fishing.

Within a short drive, there is a mall with a multiplex movie theater, restaurants and shopping in historic downtown Crystal River, kayaking, Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park, walking and bike trails, scuba diving, and swimming with the manatees. The house is only a short walk from the Crystal River Archeological Museum and surrounded by the Crystal River State Park Buffer Reserve. Plan a day trip to any of the nine state parks within 50 miles or work on your back swing at one of the 12 nearby golf courses. You will make memories to last a lifetime here!

You can rent at very affordable rates by the week or by the month. For more information about reservations, rates, and availability call 352-622-1825.

PLEASE CONTACT US FOR AVAILABILITY AND RATE DETAILS.

PLEASE NOTE WE ALSO HAVE TWO OTHER VRBO LISTINGS FOR THE CHART HOUSE:
#245454 FOR THE BIMINI SUITE(UPSTAIRS)
#246766 FOR THE KEY WEST SUITE (DOWNSTAIRS)

Keywords: House, boat dock, vacation, swimming, scuba, manatee, springs, nature coast, fishing, snorkeling, diving, boat lift, wildlife, scalloping, waterfront, west coast, recreation, birds, off shore fishing, biking, trails

Property Type

  • House
  • 3 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

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

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Cooking Utensils
          • Kitchen
          • Microwave
          • Refrigerator
          • Ice Maker
          • Freezer
          • Oven
          • Dishwasher
          • Stove
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Pantry Items
          • Seating for 6 people

          Amenities

          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

            Boat Trailers Only, NO RVs...moreless

          • Iron & Board
          • Hair Dryer
          • Parking
          • Towels Provided
          • Air Conditioning
          • Garage
          • Heating
          • Linens Provided
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Washing Machine

          Entertainment

          • Stereo
          • DVD Player
          • Satellite / Cable
          • Television
          • CD Player

          Communications

          • Internet
          • Telephone
          • Wireless Internet

          Pool & Spa

          • Heated Pool
          • Private Pool

          Outdoor Features

          • Deck / Patio
          • Wood Deck
          • Outdoor Grill Gas
          • Porch / Veranda
          • Kayak / Canoe
          • Outdoor Grill

          Theme

              • Family

              Location & View

                  • Waterfront

                  Activities

                  • Restaurants
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Hiking
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Sailing
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Golf
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Tennis
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Hospital
                  • Groceries
                  • Cinemas
                  • Museums
                  • Marina
                  • Playground
                  • Bay/Sound
                  • Walking
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Shopping
                  • Shelling
                  • Antiquing
                  • Boating
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Naturism
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Kayaking
                  • Swimming
                   

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                  Last updated: 08/13/2014
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                  Location

                  Car: Necessary

                  Crystal River has activities for the whole family, including world-class flats fishing in clear waters for red fish, trout, Spanish mackerel, cobia, and tarpon. Crystal River offers one of the few remaining areas to scallop in Florida during the summer. You can catch freshwater bass and trap blue crabs off the dock, or look for manatees and dolphins. Offshore, there is terrific shallow and deepwater grouper fishing. Within a short drive, there is a mall with a multiplex movie theater, restaurants and shopping in historic downtown Crystal River, kayaking, Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park, Crystal River Archaeological State Park, walking and bike trails, scuba diving, and swimming with the manatees. Plan a day trip to any of the nine state parks within 50 miles or work on your back swing at one of the 12 nearby golf courses.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2004

                  About the owner: Sherri and I live in Ocala, a short 45-minute drive to Crystal River. We really enjoy the small-town feeling in Crystal River and the natural setting along the beautiful Gulf Coast. Crystal River has the very unique combination of the fresh water bay and springs and the Gulf of Mexico just a short distance away. Our house is perfectly situated halfway between the two. You won't find any high-rise condos here in one of the last remaining natural areas of Florida. Yet Crystal River offers all the modern conveniences of shopping, restaurants, supermarkets, movie theatres, a mall, unique shops in the historic district, and more. It has it all.

                  Why the Owner Chose Crystal River:
                  We chose Crystal River because we loved coming here for many years before we could get our own place. It is always a thrill to watch the manatees, dolphins, pelicans, and eagles no matter how many times we have seen them. There is nothing to compare to the fishing and boating in the area, and in the summer, it is one of the last places in Florida where you can catch live scallops. We hope you enjoy the 'Nature Coast' area as much as we do.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  Sherri and I have stayed in many fine hotels and luxury vacation rentals over the years. At one point, we started to make a list of our likes and dislikes. We designed and remodeled with those ideas in mind. For example, we furnished the house with top-quality beds, mattresses, sheets, comforters, and furniture. And not furniture from a garage sale or thrift store; no, everything is new and in great shape or it is replaced. The kitchen is equipped with all the items you would find in your own kitchen, including quality knives, flatware, appliances, plates, wine glasses, napkins, towels, pots and pans, soap, detergent, and spices — everything you would need. There is a washer and dryer, irons, an ironing board, and bathroom supplies if you forget something. We do not want you running to the store; we want you to enjoy yourselves and come back for many years. You can reach Crystal, our property manager, toll-free at 352-622-1825, and she will assist you in any way possible.


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                  Photos

                  • Front of Casa del Rio

                    Front of Casa del Rio

                  • Screened in patio with swim spa

                    Screened in patio with swim spa

                  • Master bedroom with King size bed, closet and its own bathroom

                    Master bedroom with King size bed, closet and its own bathroom

                  • 2nd Bedroom with a queen bed

                    2nd Bedroom with a queen bed

                  • 3rd Bedroom with a daybed and desk

                    3rd Bedroom with a daybed and desk

                  • Living Room Entertainment Center

                    Living Room Entertainment Center

                  • Back Deck

                    Back Deck

                  • Bar area that leads out to the back decks

                    Bar area that leads out to the back decks

                  • Dresser and TV in master bedroom

                    Dresser and TV in master bedroom

                  • Bedroom Closet

                    Bedroom Closet

                  • 3rd Bedroom Closet

                    3rd Bedroom Closet

                  • Automatic 1 Car Garage and entrance to the back deck area

                    Automatic 1 Car Garage and entrance to the back deck area

                  VRBO #379736

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                  Date last modified - Saturday, June 21, 2014

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                  3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

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                  Speaks: english
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