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Spacious Beautiful Comfortable - Florida's Nature Coast!

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Beautiful, historic home in Brooksville, FL could be your vacation home!


Last updated: 12/23/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Brooksville house description

Our property, Ardendales, is a beautifully renovated home with the charm of the early 1900's and all the modern conveniences. Situated in historic downtown Brooksville within walking distance of restaurants, tennis courts, shopping and city park, it is on a quiet residential brick street. With five bedrooms and four baths it sleeps 14 comfortably. It has a parlor, library, very large living room with built-in window daybeds, dining room that seats 18, a butler's pantry, a large kitchen, and an extra suite with a separate entrance with microwave and mini-fridge downstairs. Equipped with all the conveniences of home you can make this your base while taking day trips to enjoy the surrounding Nature Coast sights, the theme parks in central FL, local beaches, Tampa/St Petersburg's entertainment and dining, etc. Great for family reunions or vacations, out-of-town wedding guests, vacation rental, festival weekends.


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Property Type

  • House
  • 3300 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed:

            For the comfort of all of our guests, pets are not allowed in the house at any time. ...moreless

          • Wheelchair Accessible:

            The main (1st floor) of the house is handicap accessible, including the Charleston Bedroom and bath....moreless

          Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 14

          • Charleston Bedroom: 1 king

            1 King or 2 Twin XL beds - your choice - handicap accessible...moreless

          • Austin Bedroom: 1 king, 1 twin/ single

            1 King and 1 Twin XL or 3 Twin XL beds ...moreless

          • Sage Bedroom: 1 king

            1 King or 2 Twin XL beds - your choice...moreless

          • Sterling Bedroom: 1 queen


          • Garden Suite Bedroom: 1 king, 1 twin/ single

            1 King and 1 Twin XL or 3 Twin XL beds - your choice...moreless

          • Living room has two Twin XL window daybeds that can be used for sleeping....moreless

          Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

          • Charleston Bathroom: toilet, shower


          • Austin Bathroom: toilet, tub, shower


          • Sage / Sterling Bathroom: toilet, shower


          • Garden Suite Bathroom: toilet, shower


          • Four full bathrooms. One has a tub/shower; the other three are showers only....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Situated on a brick street in the historic district of Brooksville, FL, Ardendales affords many opportunities to find recreation locally. Walking distance from several restaurants, shops, banking, city parks, tennis courts, etc., we think you will find this a charming place to call home while visiting the quaint town of Brooksville, FL....moreless


              • Satellite / Cable
              • Television:

                Televisions in sitting areas (2)...moreless


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


              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Festivals
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Restaurants
              • Theme Parks
              • Water Parks
              • Winery Tours
              • Zoo

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Horseshoes
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Photography
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Downtown:

                Sitting on an old brick historic street in Brooksville, it is surrounded by quaint residential streets with moss-strewn live oaks and charming houses and only a block away from the local downtown....moreless

              • Village

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Basketball Court
              • Cycling
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Jet Skiing
              • Kayaking
              • Parasailing
              • Pier Fishing
              • Racquetball
              • Rafting
              • Sailing
              • Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Water Skiing
              • Water Tubing
              • Wind-Surfing


              • Child's Highchair
              • Dining:

                Seats 18; child's highchair can be provided....moreless

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 18 people


              • Air Conditioning
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating
              • Internet:

                Free WiFi...moreless

              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room
              • Parking:

                2 off street parking and many street parking spaces on quiet street....moreless

              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine


              • Coffee Maker:

                The Main House has a large and a regular coffee pot; the Garden Suite has a regular sized coffee pot....moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Fully stocked. Includes rice cooker, roaster, electric griddle, electric tea kettle, teapots, large variety of pots and pans. ...moreless

              • Dishwasher
              • Kitchen:

                Main House has fully stocked kitchen....moreless

              • Microwave:

                The main house has a microwave, as does the Garden Suite....moreless

              • Oven
              • Pantry Items:

                Coffee, tea, sugar, salt and pepper, paper towels, toilet paper....moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                Main house has a large refrigerator. The Garden Suite also has a mini-frig....moreless

              • Stove
              • Toaster:

                Main house has double toaster and toaster oven....moreless


              • Deck / Patio:

                Great entertaining area on a large terraced deck out back adjoining the screened room....moreless

              • Golf:

                Many golfing opportunities in the area - one course less than a mile away; famous World Woods Golf course less than 15 miles....moreless

              • Lanai / Gazebo:

                Screened room next to the deck out back has a table and chairs and comfortable wicker seating....moreless

              • Lawn / Garden
              • Outdoor Grill:

                Six burner grill available on the deck out back....moreless

              • Tennis:

                Community courts two blocks away...moreless



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              2 night min stay

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              Fees and Rental Conditions:

              • Property Damage Protection $69
              • Cleaning Fee $250
              • Tax Rate 12.5%

              Cancellation policy:

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

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              Last updated: 12/23/2014
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              50 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              TPA Tampa International Airport
              10 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              World Woods Golf course and other courses nearby
              10 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Nearest Restaurant
              Downtown restaurants - walking distance
              15 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Pine Island Park, Weeki Wachee, FL

              Car: Recommended

              Trips to Weeki Wachee, Pine Island Beach, the many biking paths, nature preserves and woodlands are just a few of the beautiful and serene options in the area.


              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2014

              Contact us

              Speaks: english, Can speak some German and Marathi

              Guestbook comments from the owner

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              • Beautiful, historic home in Brooksville, FL could be your vacation home!

                Beautiful, historic home in Brooksville, FL could be your vacation home!

              • Ardendales deck, grill and screened room

                Ardendales deck, grill and screened room

              • Ardendales Screened Room

                Ardendales Screened Room

              VRBO #613236

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              This listing was first published here in 2014.

              Date last modified - Tuesday, December 23, 2014

              $395 per night (USD)

              5 Bedroom / 4 Bathroom
              Sleeps 14

              View calendar: Updated 12/23/14
              Minimum stay: 2 nights
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              Speaks: english, Can speak some German and Marathi
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              • Calendar last updated: 12/23/2014
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              5 BR  4 BA  Sleeps 14

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