Lakefront Country Haven Near Ocala & Forest -(27 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Ask Owner
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
2 Bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 2-7
Activities & Attractions: Tranquility, views, relaxation; swimming, fishing, boating -- sandy bottom, spring-fed lake; snorkeling in the springs; using nearby rivers (Oklawaha, St. John's); Silver Springs Amusement Center; University of Florida & Central Florida Community College; Ocala Horse Farms; McIntosh 1890's Days; Micanopy artist town; easy drive to either coast (Daytona or Cedar Key); Disney - 2 hours.
The house has new, outstanding mattresses in the bedrooms: a Supplepedic Memory Foam mattress, and a new Serta Pillow-top comfort mattress. The trundle bed in the sleeping alcove makes two twin beds and has two new single regular mattresses.
To accommodate a seventh person, there is a twin mattress under the queen bed in the master BR. It can be moved to the living room.
Other Lake Options: I have two other lake cottages. One is next door on its own acre. It is homeaway listing/Property ID 117133. This allows guests the option of having large groups or reunions close by to enjoy being with one another. I have rented both cottages for this type of gathering many times. Then, on the next lake over, big Island Lake, I have another fabulous home in the woods: homeaway listing/property ID 910353. It is a fantastic 2BR/2BA large redwood cottage with the option of a guest house on the same property. This retreat sleeps up to 9 comfortably. It too has a dock and boat house.
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Member since: 2004
- 1800 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 7
- Children Welcome
- Vacation Rental
- Housekeeper Optional
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Comfortable beds with quality sheets and furnishings Incredible new kitchen with stainless steel gas range, side by side SS refrigerator, dishwasher, cookware, etc. Beautiful oak trees and lake setting Central air & heat (zoned) Pella windows with beautiful views Screened porch with lake views Webber charcoal grill, picnic table, lakeside bench, and fishing dock 32' flat screen LCD TV with built-in DVD and cable service, high speed Internet and WiFi throughout, etc. Wonderful stackable washer & Dryer in private laundry room Canoe with paddles...moreless
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Away From It All
- Water Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Equestrian Events
- Freshwater Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Pier Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Water Skiing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Air Conditioning
- Alarm Clock
- Broadband Access
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Water Cooler
- Wireless Internet
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Outdoor Grill
- Screen Porch / Veranda
- Housekeeper Optional
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Pet Fee $22
There is a sliding scale for number of nights stayed. The Homeaway auto quote system is limited. 2 nights = $188/night or $376.00
3 nights = $178/night or $534.00 --------- 4 nights = $165/night or $660.00 -------- 5 nights = $144/night or $720.00
6 nights = $128/night or $768.00 And, of course, the weekly (7 nights) is $840.00. All are outstanding values for the quality!!
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Two of my 3 homeaway listings are on Miles Kale Lake next door to each other. Miles Kale is a quiet small lake. On the next lake over is Island Lake on which I have my biggest lake home. See the map. They are within several 'blocks' of one another. Each home has a wooded acre associated with it. Two cottages share 300 feet of shoreline, an excellent dock, and a boat ramp. Miles Kale Lake is about 2 miles from the intersection of Marion County Roads 318 & 315 in Orange Springs, Fl, 32182. This unincorporated community sits on the northwestern edge of the Ocala National Forest and Lake Ocklawaha. The Island Lake house has a gorgeous lot, dock, and shoreline as well.
Other Activities: river kayaking, snorkeling in springs
Golf: There are public golf courses in the three surrounding cities: Ocala, Palatka, and Gainesville.
Year Purchased: 1955
About the owner: A native Floridian, this lake property was owned by my grandparents and my parents. The lake was one of our vacation homes where we spent time as a family and enjoyed being with our cousins who owned the cottage next door. The ten of kids had a blast and were always challenging one another on water skis, swimming, and many other activities.
Why the Owner Chose Fort McCoy, FL, USA:
It has been in the family for over 60 years. The cottage was extensively renovated and upgraded recently. It is rural, quiet, and beautiful.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Serenity Spectacular views Close to Ocala National Forest, natural springs, and Atlantic beaches
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Lakeside facing Miles Kale Lake
Great Swimming Lake & Fishing Dock
Kitchen/Dining View at night
Kitchen overlooking lake
Master Bedroom w/ flat screen TV
Trundle Bed off Dining Area
Guest Bath walk-in Shower
View of entire Property - Green House this Listing
Entrance at Nighttime
Great Room - open to kitchen & Screened Porch
Fantastic Kitchen & Dining Area overlooking Lake
Master Bathroom w/ Tub & Shower
Second Full Bath w/ Shower
High Efficiency LG digital Washer & Dryer - Laundry Room
Outdoor Fire Pit on Shore of Lake
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