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Nautical Cabin with Panoramic Water Views

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

This private two story rustic cabin has a relaxed, authentic, old world nautical flavor. The covered expansive deck is a great place to spend lazy afternoons with the balmy ocean breeze. Come enjoy the sounds and sights of Manatees and Dolphin from your own back porch. This unique waterfront cabin is ideal for fishing, boating and many other sea-side activities. Enjoy multiple scenic island surroundings. Dock your own boat off dock in back yard. Short distance by boat to both open ocean or clear springs for swimming and snorkeling with the manatees. The stars speckle the skies at night with many shooting comets to be seen. All sorts of birds and gentle wildlife can be watched daily from your porch-swing or rockers as otters love to come up on the sea-wall to play. Inside the cabin the the water views can be viewed on all sides even while cooking in the kitchen. Catch your own bait for fishing with our pen-fish cages off the edge of the dock. Enjoy ocean breezes while lounging in your hammock as dolphins swim by. Don't forget to visit the world renown wildlife park close by where you'll see pictures of Steve Erwin, the famous crocodile hunter, feeding the Manatees. Yes, there is also a live alligator show. Experience a unique vacation away from the clamor of city life yet close enough to Disney and Busch Gardens to have some amusement park fun. Also, beach, water park and live mermaid shows close by. Check out article on this property:

* Please note: There is a Exterior Staircase to main living area on the 2nd floor; there is an Interior SPIRAL staircase (steep & tight) that can be more difficult for seniors, larger, or handicapped visitors to navigate.

Keywords: Cabin

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
November 29, 2017

Map

Swim with the Manatees, Dine at Restaurants by Boat Access

Amenities

Homosassa Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Bunk Beds (1) 1 Bedroom & Full bath upstairs and 1 Bedroom and full bath downstairs. Downstairs bedroom has 2 sets of bunk beds, one being a trundle that rolls out for head clearance. Sleeps 6
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Video Game Console
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
Notes:
No pets allowed inside...

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(26 traveler reviews)

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Nautical Cabin with Panoramic Water Views
average rating of 4.5384617 based on 26 reviews
Marine City
4

Extremely peaceful

  • 4 of 5

Very cool location off the beaten path. Close to nature. We got to see an otter, dolphins, some blue crabs. Close to Kings Bay, the Chaz, Weeki Watchi, etc. We kayaked several area springs. Fished in the gulf, pulled in some gorgeous trout! We really enjoyed ourselves. Only complaint, was Wi-Fi was on the fritz.

  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great location very scenic

  • 4 of 5

This was a very calming and relaxing place to stay. The scenery & wildlife was outstanding.

  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Peaceful, tranquil, serene, natural, rustic respite.

  • 5 of 5

This place is so unique. Once on the property there is a feeling of being far away from the bustle of the rest of the world.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome Place to Stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time staying here. We caught grouper on artifical plugs and had fun swimming at the springs. The cabin was very nice and the views were amazing! The owner was very polite and helpful. We will definitely be back again!

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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1

Not as represented

  • 1 of 5

The furnishings are dated, the sleeping accommodations are poor, the linens are of poor quality, the dishes are inadequate, the grill is disgusting, the towels are limited for the number of guests the property can accommodate, and feel like sand paper. DO NOT use their dock unless you have a flat bottom boat or you will be replacing your prop, the water from this property to the scallop beds is approximately 1 - 1.5 feet deep. The furnishings are dated, and of poor quality. Word of advice - take pictures of the interior and exterior for damage, we found damage to the exterior upon our arrival and the owner then blamed the damage on me, and withheld a portion of our deposit.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow - I simply notified my tenant that there was some damage reported by my property manager and that I would let him know as it was assessed . . he immediately threatened with bad reviews & google slander (I have not even made repairs yet or reported damage). He did send me a photo of him shucking scallops on the wood deck just outside the main slider into my house, which took my maid a lot of extra time & effort to clean upper & lower decks - who does this? All my reviews are excellent, the previous tenant rebooked for next year already . . There should be more protection for owners from the extortion of mean spirited reviews.
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Tampa FL
5

Great Memorial Day getaway

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at the Nautical Cabin in Homosassa Spring. The house has everything you could ask for and the location is "Super". There was lots of wild life to see from Manatee's swim by each morning to Otters checking the crab traps each afternoon along with several different types of bird. (Thanks for the bird book) While out on the water we had Dolphin feeding just in front of our boat feeding. A trip to the Springs is a must during your stay! Seagrass Waterfront is a very relaxing place to grab a bite to eat after the spring. Don't let this one pass you by....if you want to relax. The porch has rocking chairs that will help you forget all you have left behind with the absolute quite.

Thanks Masters Family.

Vince and Gail Lazzara

Tim and Karon Gardner

Tampa Florida

  • Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Pet Fee $100
Maid Fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Contact owner for holiday rates. A 3% charge for Credit Card transactions, no charge for Bank Drafts.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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