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A Waterfront Key West Style Home. Home is immaculate and furnished fully.

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 2 BR's + sleeper, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6), 1 screen porch & MBR-w/porch.

Beautiful Key West Style Cottage on Quiet Canal in Steinhatchee, Fl. Cottage is on a Deep Water Tidal Canal(Suitable for Approx. 20 ft Flats Boat W/No Top), Floating Dock with Access to Gulf and Public Boat Ramp. Or for a small fee, DEEP WATER DOCKAGE FOR ANY SIZE OR TYPE OF BOAT ON RIVER LOCATED SEVERAL HUNDRED YARDS ACROSS FROM MY HOUSE. Located directly behind house is a Fish cleaning station. There is room to park your boat trailer and a couple of vehicles on property. Natural Paradise for Some of the Best Salt and Freshwater Fishing, Canoeing and Scalloping in Florida. Beautifully Decorated with a Screened Porch, Balcony, TV'S in All Rooms, Fully Equipped Kitchen. Sleeps 6 in Beds. Only a 10 minute Boat ride (no wake) to the Gulf. .5 mile from restaurants, grocery store, Dollar General and boat ramp. approximately 1 mile to everything Steinhatchee has to offer. Located in a very private area of Steinhatchee.

Keywords: House, Waterfront

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Michael Woodruff
Member since: 2008
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 18, 2018

About Michael Woodruff

From Valdosta Ga. and purchased as a second home to go offshore fishing. Also enjoy fishing the river and inshore fishing along with scalloping. The home makes a great get away to relax and enjoy the many water and non water activities or simply spend time relaxing. Community does not have one stop light and I find not only the same renters coming back each year but new ones as well, including a couple of monthly renters from the Northern area. They tell me the house is always immaculate and kept freshly decorated and the location is the best. Give us a try and see how you like it.

Michael Woodruff purchased this house in 2005

Why Michael Woodruff chose Steinhatchee

One of the best areas in Steinhatchee and property is located only 10 minutes via boat to the Gulf (no wake ride). Yard is fenced in offering landscaping, private dock and floating dock to park your boat (boats up to 22 ft with no hard top). Dock is excellent area to relax and cook out. There is a fish cleaning station on the dock. Also have dockage available directly on river for any size boat. Home offers a large screened in porch and the master bedroom has a private porch overlooking the canal. House is fully equipped with all amenities. Very clean, immaculate and furnished/decorated nicely.

What makes this house unique

Nature fully exposed with river, wildlife, Gulf and beautiful sunsets! Several state parks are only a few miles drive to spend the day. The small community is blessed to have a Grocery store, several convenience stores and a Dollar General. If you need a charter for any water activity, they are always available and at great rates. Also you will find many locals who are ready to clean your catch of the day, from inshore, offshore fish and scallops. There are several great landmark restaurants located within a mile of our house. Several full service marinas to launch your boat or get fuel and bait/ice. Night time is always an adventure with a couple of local hot spots usually offering live bands and/or karaoke. The location is great, close or on the water and offer outside bar and tiki environment.


Steinhatchee House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Nicely appointed and guest friendly. Plenty of room to get dressed and prepared to go out.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size Bed, Queen size Bed, Sleep Sofa -queen size.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
Steinhatchee Florida is a place everyone should visit and stay. It makes for a great family trip. Our accomadations are very immaculate and we only want renters that will respect our property and leave it in order and not dirty. Take part in being Eco Friendly and turn off the water when not using it both inside and out. Most people have someone to clean their fish or scallops. Should you do so please leave fish/cleaning station clean. ABSOLUTELY NO SCALLOP SHELLS THROWN IN THE CANAL AND NO CLEANING FISH OR SCALLOPS INSIDE THE HOUSE. IF SO YOU MAY BE SUBJECT TO A NON REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT. We want you to enjoy your stay and doing your part will allow others to do the same.


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A Waterfront Key West Style Home. Home is immaculate and furnished fully.
average rating of 4.4347825 based on 23 reviews

Very clean, nicely secluded.

  • 5 of 5

Nice quiet relaxing accommodations. Very well kept and stocked. Owner is great.

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for choosing my property for a quick get away. It was a pleasure having you as my guests and furthermore are very good stewards of the property. I look forward to having you back! Sincerely, Michael Woodruff
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Great Stay

  • 5 of 5

Awesome house in a private area of town. Would recommend to anyone. Michael was a great host.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean, spacious, relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second year staying at this house. The house is an amazing place to come home to after a long day of scalloping! Loved the outdoor grill and relaxing on the back deck! Bugs were put in the evening, but there were three citronella candles that helped out. The front, screened in porch was also a nice spot to relax, and it kept the bugs out! The house was nice and spacious. There were theee couches in the living room. Plenty of room to lounge and relax! Nice kitchen to cook dinner in. Clean linens and towels provided. Overall, very happy once again!

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying at my property again and great renters. I look forward to having you guys again. Sincerely Michael Woodruff
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Nice Place

  • 5 of 5

Nice place! We would love to book again at our next visit!

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the nice comments. I look forward to having you back!
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Very nice.

  • 5 of 5

Will definitely come back!!

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind words and look forward to your next visit. You were great guests! Sincerely
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Relaxing and Quiet

  • 5 of 5

The house was great. It was clean and furnished for comfort. We loved the front screen porch and spent most of our time there. The back was also nice and was able to do a little fishing from the dock. The owner is fantastic and is very quick to answer any questions you may have about anything in regards to the house. We will definitely be coming back to this house next year. We have rented a couple of different houses now in Steinhatchee and this one is by far our favorite.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for nice comments. You were awesome guests and great stewards of ones property. I look forward to having you back. Sincere Thanks, Michael Woodruff
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Steinhatchee Florida attracts thousands of visitors throughout the year. Most are returning visitors who actual live on the Atlantic side. Depending the time of year determines fishing laws that can be found on the Florida Wildlife website. Many visitors come to stay either all summer or winter or for an extended period of time to enjoy this quaint and pristine town with no red light. The community is golf cart friendly but laws do apply. The town is best known for its fishing both fresh and salt water (inshore and offshore). Of course SCALLOP SEASON is considered the PEAK SEASON. Kayaking has become very popular for bird watching, fishing or simply enjoying Florida's Forgotten Coast. Photography is popular due to the overall ambiance of the area. There is a Dollar General, Grocery store, several nice sit down restaurants, several fast food like Hungry Howies, Subway and a delicious BBQ to go place, few night clubs,, several Marinas and boat ramps and Churches. We are located less than a mile to a boat ramp. If your boat is 20-21 ft long and does not have a hard top or a very high windshield, you can hope on your boat from our dock that is on a deep water tidal canal. Several hundred yards away you will be on the Steinhatcee River and a very short boat ride to the Gulf. Along the way are several Marina's for bait, ice, supplies, purchase fishing license and of course gas. There is also a full service marina that offers boat repair. Perry Florida is only 40 miles away offering many of your big box stores like Walmart and chained restaurants.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates


RATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE PRIOR TO FINAL CONFIRMATION. RESERVATIONS THAT ARE CANCELED ARE SUBJECT to being non-refundable. If your reservations are made within 2 weeks of your stay, we prefer PayPal/credit card/money order. Payment by credit cards are subject to a 3% surcharge that is charged by credit card company. If your reservation is 14 days or longer, we will accept check or money order. Renters are responsible for any damages to property. A guest email will be sent containing the lock box code for key, directions and additional information regarding house rules & useful information about Steinhatchee and other activities. Renters are required to haul off all garbage when leaving. A pass and directions will be provided (garbage dump is about 3 miles away). GARBAGE FEE IS ACCESSED IN THE RESERVATION BUT WILL BE REFUNDED ONCE VERIFIED.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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