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Free Boat* Waterfront, 60 Feet of Dock, Wheel Chair Friendly in Old Homosassa

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View through diningroom, livingroom, sunroom, & piece of deck, dock, $ water.

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Last updated: 08/14/2014
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  • Minimum stay:6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Homosassa house description

*Free use of Carolina Skiff J14 for April, May, and June 2014 rentals!
Meticulously remodeled specifically to be the best vacation rental in the area, Otter's Den is wheel chair friendly with a chair lift in the garage and 3ft or wider doors throughout except in the guest hallway, bedroom and bath. 60 ft of dock space on a deep water canal means your boat is in your back yard ready to head for the Gulf, the springs, or even a waterfront restaurant. Most furniture and appliances are brand new including all beds (King in master bedroom, 2 twins that can be moved together in the guest bedroom.) Master bath area has a walk in closet, travertine (real stone) shower stall, and new toilet, sink, exhaust fan and light fixtures. Guest bath has tub, shower, and is newly tiled with all new fixtures as well. the kitchen and dining area sports a new dishwasher, electric stove with stainless hood, built in microwave, a huge walk-in pantry, double door refrigerator with ice maker and through the door water dispenser, toaster, blender, and quality flatware and service for 8. There is a 60 inch plasma TV in the living room, and LCD TV's in the bedrooms and kitchen. The home has vaulted ceilings and an 'open air' feel with lots of skylights and pocket doors that disappear into the walls leaving a vast open view of the spacious deck, the dock, the water and wildlife. A large 2 car garage and driveway should take car of your vehicles, but there is extra parking nearby for boat trailers and possibly an RV. Recreational amenities include 2 bicycles, a double kayak, a single kayak, canoe, 2 spinning rods with tackle for fishing off the dock. Serious anglers should bring their own gear. A 13ft Carolina Skiff with 2 bench seats, Bimini top and 9.9 hp Evinrude four stroke motor is available to qualified boaters for an additional fee. The house is on a private paved single lane road facing 3 acres of undeveloped deciduous woods. Most houses in this neighborhood are owned by weekenders who come 'up to the river' for fishing, boating, or just to relax.

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Pets Considered:

            Let owner know about your pet. Yard is unfenced and there are many wild animals in the area. ...moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            25 years...moreless

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Wheelchair Accessible
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Events Allowed

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

            Private bath with shower stall and walk in closet. TV...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

            Twins can be pushed together to make king. Window seat and T...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

            Tile and stone shower stall...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

            ...moreless

          • Both bathrooms are newly remodeled in 2013. Master bath has travertine stone shower stall. Guest bath has shower/tub, ceiling skylight. ...moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            Newly remodeled in 2013, open concept with base cabinets and over counter shelving and vaulted ceiling with retro canister lights. TV in kitchen....moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            New in 2013. Colorful 'fun' plates and saucers. Quality flatware with service for 8. Good quality cutlery and cutting boards....moreless

          • Dining:

            Round glass dining table seats 4, sunroom picnic table with extension wings seats 6. TV trays....moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            Double door refrigerator with ice maker and through the door water and ice dispensor....moreless

          • Oven:

            Super large 5.3 cu ft built into range with steam clean and big hearth oven window....moreless

          • Pantry Items:

            Walk-in pantry off kitchen has loads of wood slatted shelving and a kitchen cart. ...moreless

          • Stove:

            New (2013) GE 5 burner electric, ceramic top with oven and vented stainless hood. ...moreless

          • Microwave:

            New in 2013. Medium sized built into kitchen wall recess....moreless

          Amenities

          • Parking:

            2 car garage, driveway for 2 cars, and nearby parking for boat trailers or RV if reserved in advance....moreless

          • Living Room:

            60' plasma TV, large L-shaped sofa and several comfortable chairs....moreless

          • Garage:

            2 car garage with auto opener. 2 car driveway....moreless

          • Heating:

            Central Heat...moreless

          • Air Conditioning:

            Central Air...moreless

          • Linens Provided
          • Towels Provided
          • Washing Machine
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board

          Other Amenities

              • We want your stay to be as complete and comfortable as possible. The house has brochures with our recommendations of nearby tours and activities. Give us a call in advance for any special needs - we can probably do it. ...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Television:

                60 inch plasma in living room. Wall mounted TV in kitchen, TV in both bedrooms...moreless

              • Stereo:

                In living room. Can plug in your mp3 player or use single disc DVD player....moreless

              • Games:

                Scrabble, Catch-Phrase, Monopoly, playing cards...moreless

              • Books:

                Loaner library - take one, leave one. ...moreless

              • Toys:

                Beach toys for kids....moreless

              • Satellite / Cable
              • DVD Player
              • Video Library

              Communications

              • Telephone:

                Use your cell phone. Outdoor antenna couples to a signal booster and rebroadcasts inside house....moreless

              Outdoor Features

              • Boat:

                Optional 14 ft Carolina Skiff with 2 bench seats, Bimini top, 9.9 hp Evinrude can be made available to qualified renters. Great for sightseeing, manatee watching for 4 people or fishing for 2...moreless

              • Water Sports Gear:

                light tackle spinning rods and minimal tackle included. Tackle and bait shops are nearby. ...moreless

              • Deck / Patio:

                Large outdoor deck overlooks the dock and waterway. Great for outdoor entertainment. ...moreless

              • Kayak / Canoe:

                1 double kayak, 1 single kayak, 1 12ft canoe. Life jackets and paddles included....moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                Both gas and charcoal grills. LP gas included. Provide your own charcoal....moreless

              • Bicycles:

                2 good bikes with off-road capability. ...moreless

              Theme

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

              Location & View

              • Village:

                Historic Homosassa is a quiet Spanish moss draped fishing village with waterfront restaurants and bars, artist community, civil war era sugar mill ruins, and a state wildlife park and spring. ...moreless

              • Waterfront:

                60 feet of dock on Otter Creek with a beautiful water view. 5 miles from the Gulf, 3 miles from Homosassa Spring and Wildlife Park. ...moreless

              • Rural:

                Quiet residential and weekender neighborhood in an old Florida fishing village....moreless

              • Water View:

                Cedar trees draped in spanish moss line the banks....moreless

              Activities

              • Botanical Garden
              • Laundromat
              • Medical Services
              • Fitness Center
              • Tennis
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Pier Fishing
              • Hospital
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Water Tubing
              • Golf
              • Kayaking
              • Jet Skiing
              • Swimming
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Cycling
              • Mountain Biking
              • Hiking
              • Snorkeling
              • Fishing
              • Groceries
              • Antiquing
              • Churches
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Playground
              • Ruins
              • Theme Parks
              • Zoo
              • Restaurants
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Cinemas
              • ATM/Bank
              • Museums
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Eco Tourism
              • Paddle Boating
              • Scenic Drives
              • Walking
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Boating
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Recreation Center
              • Hunting
               

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              My Standard Rate
              6 night min stay
              $170
              $1,190 $3,750
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees and Rental Conditions:

              • Pet Fee $50
              • Property Damage Protection $49
              • Tax Rate 9%

              Notes:

              Stay of less than six nights will be considered on an individual basis. 2 months stays $3500/month, 3 months or more, $3000/month.


              Cancellation policy:

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


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              Last updated: 08/14/2014
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              Location

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              7 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Crystal River airport
              3 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              US 19
              10 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Fort Island Gulf Beach
              1 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Old Mill
              10 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Plantation Resort
              0.5 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              The Freezer / Riverside Crab House

              Car: Recommended

              Old Homosassa is a picturesque old Florida fishing village located on a beautiful little river - 7 miles from the springs to the Gulf of Mexico. The house is on deep water Otter Creek, just off the main river, and only 1/2 mile from a state kayak park with an observation tower overlooking the Chasahowitzka wildlife reserve. A bicycle can get you anywhere, even off road into the reserve. Most popular activities are kayaking, fishing, boating, scalloping, snorkeling, and swimming in the spring's 'blue water.' It's one mile to MaCrae's waterfront bait house and bar and Nativie Sun tours offering air boat rides through the vast tributaries and backwaters, fishing and scalloping trips. The wildlife park is a must see. While they specialize in manatee rehabilitation, all the birds and animal species native to Florida are there. There's even an observation room sunken into the fresh water spring where you see multitudes of both fresh and salt water fish species swimming wild. A favorite activity is just sitting on the dock with or without a fishing rod. You can see manatees, dolphin, river otter, great blue herons, bald eagles, turtles, an occasional alligator and much more.

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2012

              About the owner: While building our little pocket cruiser my wife and I decided, finally, to move to our favorite waterfront Florida getaway - Old Homosassa. We'd been visiting here and bringing friends for years and always dreamed of living here permanently. Now we do!

              Why the Owner Chose Homosassa:
              When another house in our quiet neighborhood became available, we bought it from the owner before it was ever listed on the market. The neighborhood is perfect, the house is well constructed and has always been well cared for, and the waterfront location is the best in the area. Had the house been available when we were shopping for ourselves, I'm sure we'd be living there now.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              60 feet of dock space on a deep canal 1/2 mile from the Homosassa River, 3 miles from the Gulf of Mexico makes the house a boater's dream. The rear deck is huge, the back porch/family room, living room, kitchen and master bedroom all have great water views and north light without glare.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english, spanish

               

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              • View through diningroom, livingroom, sunroom, & piece of deck, dock, $ water.

                View through diningroom, livingroom, sunroom, & piece of deck, dock, $ water.

              • Large 35ft sunroom has incredible water view across 3 levels of deck and dock.

                Large 35ft sunroom has incredible water view across 3 levels of deck and dock.

              • From sunroom back through livingroom, diningroom, to kitchen. Door to garage.

                From sunroom back through livingroom, diningroom, to kitchen. Door to garage.

              • Master bedroom opens to sunroom and has a water view.

                Master bedroom opens to sunroom and has a water view.

              • Guest bath with full tub and shower, skylight.

                Guest bath with full tub and shower, skylight.

              • From the lower dock.

                From the lower dock.

              • Your choice of gas or charcoal grill on the patio.

                Your choice of gas or charcoal grill on the patio.

              • Large 2 car garage. Wheelchair lift, bicycles, canoe, 2 kayaks.

                Large 2 car garage. Wheelchair lift, bicycles, canoe, 2 kayaks.

              • Curb appeal. Across the street from 3 acres of woods with free trailer parking.

                Curb appeal. Across the street from 3 acres of woods with free trailer parking.

              • Ask about using our littel skiff for manatee snorkeling, fishing, and exploring.

                Ask about using our littel skiff for manatee snorkeling, fishing, and exploring.

              • Clean and spacious kitchen has vaulted ceiling, skylight, TV, and walk in pantry

                Clean and spacious kitchen has vaulted ceiling, skylight, TV, and walk in pantry

              • Sunroom other direction

                Sunroom other direction

              • Master bedroom with walk-in closet and travertine shower is wheelchair friendly.

                Master bedroom with walk-in closet and travertine shower is wheelchair friendly.

              • King bed in master bedroom.

                King bed in master bedroom.

              • Guest bedroom with windo seat, TV, large closet, reading lamps and side tables.

                Guest bedroom with windo seat, TV, large closet, reading lamps and side tables.

              • Water view from sunroom

                Water view from sunroom

              • From the deck - a huge view of the waterway and our quiet neighborhood.

                From the deck - a huge view of the waterway and our quiet neighborhood.

              • 60ft of dock, Fish cleaning station with electric and water.

                60ft of dock, Fish cleaning station with electric and water.

              • It's a boating neighborhood, most of neighbors are weekenders.

                It's a boating neighborhood, most of neighbors are weekenders.

              • Patio with gas and charcoal grills and outdoor furniture.

                Patio with gas and charcoal grills and outdoor furniture.

              • Vatican lane is a narrow and quiet private road with woods opposite the home.

                Vatican lane is a narrow and quiet private road with woods opposite the home.

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              This listing was first published here in 2013.

              Date last modified - Friday, July 18, 2014

              $170 per night (USD)
              7

              2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 6

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              Minimum stay: 6 nights
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