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'“Nature Coast” at its Best, Beautiful Location! Boat Dock

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Last updated: 09/08/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Homosassa house description

Experience your next vacation adventure in a realm of natural wonders far beyond the hurry and clamor of man-made attractions. This lovely Stilt Home is situated on almost 4 acres of beautiful “Old Florida” landscape just north of the “Chassahowitzka National Park” and within biking distance of “Old Homosassa” and the “Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park”.

We call the property 'The Sanctuary' - here you can meander down 'Dream Trail' to 'Eagle Point' on the property. Eagles have been spotted flying over head.

Bring your own small boat to use on Mason Creek, or to use on Petty Creek to head up to the Homosassa River. Both routes are a short very scenic ride to the Gulf of Mexico for renowned fishing and seasonal scalloping. Boat ramps are a short distance away and plenty of room to park your trailer at the house. A scenic 15 minute boat ride will take you into some of Florida's best fishing areas in the Gulf of Mexico or cruise up the Homosassa River toward Homosassa’s Wildlife Park where you can swim with manatees in crystal clear springs. It is also a 5 minute drive to the Park to see their exhibit up close.

Two bicycles are available, as well as two canoes and three kayaks are provided for our guests to enjoy right off the boat dock in our cove that leads to meandering and enjoyable leisure rowing . Or use one of the many professional fishing guides to take you for a fun filled day of catching redfish, trout, snook, grouper as well as many other of the gulf coast sport fish. Fish right off the dock! Boat and Pontoon rentals are available in Old Homosassa for an exciting adventure on the River or Gulf. There are boat rentals just minutes from the house or go for a thrilling airboat ride. Our cove in cooler months is known to have several Manatee, last season we had a mom and her new born living there. The list of birds and wildlife that are seen daily is too long to mention here. The sounds of nature are incredible.

We are 65 minutes from Tampa and Busch Gardens and 1 hour and a half from Orlando, Disney World, Sea World and Universal Studios. Clearwater and its beautiful beaches and Aquarium , home of “Winter” star of “Dolphin Tales' are an hour drive from the house. Sandy white beaches are located in Chrystal River, a 15 minute drive or 25 minutes south to Pine Island. Enjoy all the activities Florida has to offer in a short ride. This area is remote enough to take you away but close enough to major grocery chains & restaurants. At local establishments like the Riverside Crabhouse, Neon Leon's, MacRae's, the Old Mill Tavern and others, you will definitely experience true American small town friendliness teaming with local color. There are numerous quality golf courses within a short driving distance and many Florida Birding Trails.
The house is lovely, set in woodland; with many Palm, Cedar, Mimosa and Live Oak Trees, the property is very quiet and has complete seclusion and privacy. In season you can pick your very own oranges and grapefruits. There is parking for two cars out of direct sun. The rear of the house is south facing maximizing the amount of sun during the day on the fully screened large kidney shaped heated pool (heated in the cool months for an extra charge) and the entire house is surrounded with decking and sitting areas and has a covered lanai that provides ample shade at all times. There is an outdoor shower. The sunsets are glorious. A dining area with chairs and table are poolside. The large Florida room has cable TV, a three seat sofa, a two seat love sofa and a large single armchair. The kitchen has all needed appliances, dishes and utensils. There is an adjoining breakfast area with table and chairs for 6. The utility room has a washer, dryer and a large sink. All linen and towels (including beach towels) are provided.
A maximum number of 6 people are accepted on a rental for the given rate. There are comfortable beds for 6 people. Up to 2 additional people can be added at $25 each per night. A cot, 2 twin air mattresses and a child's Pack & Play are available for use.
The master bedroom has a King-size bed, en-suite bathroom with tub/shower and a walk-in closet. There are two other bedrooms, one Queen and one with Twin beds, ample closet space, and they share a 2nd bathroom which has a bath/overhead shower, toilet and vanity unit. French doors lead out to the pool area and a door from the Master bedroom and the Queen Guestroom lead out to the pool. There is a barbecue grill provided for your use. Holiday weeks/weekends use the High Season Rate.
WE ACCEPT CHECK, MONEY ORDER AND PAYPAL PAYMENTS.

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                Must be 25 or over to rent....moreless

              • Children Welcome:

                High Chair, Stroller, and Pack and Play are available....moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Non Smoking Only

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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              • Bedroom 1: 1 king

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              • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

                Additional Cot, 2 Air Mattresses and Pack & Play available...moreless

              • Bed sleeping for 6, additional Cot or 2 air mattresses. We have a child's Pack & Play. There is a $50 charge for the 7th and 8th person each....moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Other Amenities

                  • We accept Checks, Money Orders and PAYPAL payments. House comfortably sleeps 6 - one or two additional guests are $25 for each. ...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Stereo
                  • Books
                  • Television
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • CD Player
                  • Video Library
                  • DVD Player

                  Theme

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

                  Attractions

                  • Marina
                  • Restaurants
                  • Theme Parks
                  • Water Parks
                  • Zoo

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Walking
                  • Boating
                  • Shelling
                  • Shopping
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  local services and businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries

                  Location Type

                  • Water View
                  • Waterfront
                  • Waterfront
                  • Village

                  sports and adventure activities

                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Kayaking
                  • Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Swimming

                  catering options

                      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                      Dining

                      • Dining Area
                      • Child's Highchair
                      • Dining:

                        Table in Pool Area seats 5...moreless

                      • Seating for 6 people

                      forms of payment

                          • Accept Credit Card

                          General

                          • Heating
                          • Parking:

                            Ample parking...moreless

                          • Hair Dryer
                          • Iron & Board
                          • Living Room
                          • Towels Provided
                          • Washing Machine
                          • Clothes Dryer
                          • Wireless Internet:

                            Protected - Password given on arrival....moreless

                          • Covered Parking
                          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
                          • Air Conditioning
                          • Linens Provided
                          • Telephone:

                            Free Local and Nationwide Calls - No International or Canadian Calls....moreless

                          • Internet:

                            Fast Cable Internet...moreless

                          Kitchen

                          • Dishwasher
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Microwave
                          • Kitchen
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Oven
                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Toaster
                          • Ice Maker
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Stove

                          Outside

                          • Outdoor Grill:

                            Charcoal Park Style Grill...moreless

                          • Deck / Patio:

                            Completely Screened...moreless

                          • Kayak / Canoe:

                            2 Canoes, 3 Kayaks - Paddles, Oars and Life vests. (2 one man Kayak & 1 two man Kayak)...moreless

                          • Lanai / Gazebo
                          • Balcony
                          • Bicycles

                          Payment Type

                          • Visa
                          • Mastercard

                          Pool / Spa

                          • Private Pool:

                            Screened in Concrete / tiled pool / with stairs ...moreless

                          • Heated Pool
                           

                          Reviews

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Fall Off-Season
                          Sep 27 - Nov 22, 2014
                          7 night min stay

                          $1,100
                          Winter High Season
                          Nov 23 - May 1, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $1,300
                          Off-Season
                          May 2 - Jun 26, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $1,100
                          Scallop Season
                          Jun 27 - Sep 25, 2015
                          4 night min stay
                          $220
                          $1,300 $4,500
                          My Standard Rate
                          7 night min stay

                          $1,100
                          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Max. Guest 6 - add Guest $50 + tax
                          • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
                          • Cleaning Fee $100
                          • Tax Rate 9%

                          Notes:

                          7 night minimum stay Sat. to Sat., except Aug & Sept.

                          6 person maximum occupancy - 1 or 2 additional guests will pay $25 each.

                          $500 will hold dates. 100% Refunded if cancelled 45 days prior to check-in.

                          If Cancelled later and we re-rent... all money paid less a $35 process fee will be gladly be returned.

                          After your stay: Property Damage Protection of $200 is refunded 15 days of Check- out.


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                          Last updated: 09/08/2014
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                          Location

                          • River Safaris & Gulf Charters Inc.

                            "Did the Air Boat Tour on two occasions!! Funtastic!"

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                          • Homosassa Springs Wildlife

                            "Visited this park several times! Beautiful!"

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                          Car: Necessary

                          We are 65 minutes from Tampa and Busch Gardens and 1 hour and a half from Orlando, Disney World, Seaworld and Universal Studios. Clearwater and its beautiful beaches and Aquarium , home of “Winter” star of “Dolphin Tales are an hour drive from the house. Sandy white beaches are located in Chrystal River, a 15 minute drive or 25 minutes south to Pine Island. Enjoy all the activities Florida has to offer in a short ride. This area is remote enough to take you away but close enough to major grocery chains & restaurants.

                           

                          Owner info

                          About the owner: We have traveled many parts of Florida for many years and have always come back to Homosassa. We chose this home for its beautiful serenity and closeness to nature. When we don't have to work we will be spending many days here. We look forward to sharing this beautiful place.

                          Why the Owner Chose Homosassa:
                          This area means a lot to us, especially for all it offers to the nature lover and the sportsmen. We have always spent many vacations with our children and exposed them to the value of nature and helped develop their appreciation for nature and healthy activities. This area continues to offer wonderful things for any family!

                          The Unique Benefits at this House:
                          Outdoor activities galour!! Fun times and many unique experiences for couples or families with children. Birds, animals, fishing, snorkling, exploring and a very close proximity to all the great theme parks of Florida!! The pool is incredible and the property and entire area is very beautiful. Serenity and privacy and lots of fun! We accept US Check, Money Order or PayPal Payments.


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                          Speaks: czech, spanish, english
                           

                          Photos

                          • Private Pool

                            Private Pool

                          • Side View of House

                            Side View of House

                          • Kitchen

                            Kitchen

                          • Florida room

                            Florida room

                          • Bathroom

                            Bathroom

                          • Twin guest room

                            Twin guest room

                          • Sitting area

                            Sitting area

                          • Cable TV - WiFI - Door to pool

                            Cable TV - WiFI - Door to pool

                          • The Dock and 'Manatee Cove'

                            The Dock and 'Manatee Cove'

                          • Bridge to Mason Creek

                            Bridge to Mason Creek

                          • Nearby Pine Island Beach

                            Nearby Pine Island Beach

                          • Front of House

                            Front of House

                          • Eating area

                            Eating area

                          • Large counter in Kitchen

                            Large counter in Kitchen

                          • Master Bedroom - King Bed

                            Master Bedroom - King Bed

                          • Queen guest room

                            Queen guest room

                          • View out back

                            View out back

                          • Comfy sofa

                            Comfy sofa

                          • Guest Bath

                            Guest Bath

                          • Manatee at Homosassa Springs

                            Manatee at Homosassa Springs

                          • Manatee right off the dock

                            Manatee right off the dock

                          VRBO #429977

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                          This listing was first published here in 2012.

                          Date last modified - Sunday, September 14, 2014

                          $157 - $220 per night (USD)
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                          3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 8

                          View calendar: Updated 09/08/14
                          Minimum stay: 4-7 nights
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