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Weeki Wachee Waterfront Vacation Rental , Kayaks and Canoe, Wi-Fi and Cable

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

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

Swim, kayak, canoe, fish, from your own back yard.

Direct Gulf access.

2br/2bath on canal leading into the spring feed Weeki Wachee River. Go up river to the Weeki Wachee Springs State Park or go down river to the Gulf of Mexico. Enjoy manatee watching from your own back yard or on the river. Screen porch, with table and chairs, overlooks the water. There is also a dock with table and chairs to enjoy the water. Four kayaks and a canoe on site for your use or bring your own boat.

Boat ramp on site and larger ones nearby.

There are nearby bike and walking trails.

Enjoy the sunsets at Bayport Pier or Pine Island beach.

There are several local restaurants.

The place has free Wi Fi and cable.

More Details

Bert Terwilliger
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 24, 2018

About Bert Terwilliger

I grew up in Tampa so I already had a love for water.I came up to Weeki Wachee to visit friends and rented a cottage there. After a couple weekends there I became hooked on the natural beauty of the area and the water.

Bert Terwilliger purchased this house in 1997

Why Bert Terwilliger chose Spring Hill

I purchased this property as a weekend getaway from the hustle of the city. I could not wait for friday to head out to Weeki Wachee.

I have since moved up here and now live just five minutes away.Now I offer the place so others can enjoy the nature and beauty.


Spring Hill House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • River
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Free Wifi
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master - 1 king , With bath room , walk in closet,and TV
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen , walk in closet and tv
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Smoking Not Allowed: smoking on screen porch allowed. Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer.


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(73 traveler reviews)

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Weeki Wachee Waterfront Vacation Rental , Kayaks and Canoe, Wi-Fi and Cable
average rating of 4.6849313 based on 73 reviews

Most relaxing vacation ever

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Bert's cottage during the month of Feb. The cottage is very comfortable and clean. It was wonderful having the dishwasher, washer and dryer. The location is ideal. A short paddle up the canal and you are on one of the most beautiful and pristine rivers in Florida. We loved watching off the dock for Manatee and turtles and watching the Mullets leaping in the air. The kitchen is well equipped if you want to cook or you're close by to several excellent reasonably priced restaurants. We brought our own kayaks and were able to check out the Chaz and Silver Springs. We're looking forward to staying at Bert's cottage again next Feb.

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay . See you next year.
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On the canal

  • 4 of 5

We certainly enjoyed our stay. Bert went out of his way to make our trip more enjoyable. We used the kayaks and little boat in the canals and the river, we did see manatees, that was a lot fun.

  • Submitted: Jan 31, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Verry good

  • Submitted: Dec 26, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful location - property needs a lot of improvement. Host was nice & responsive.

  • 3 of 5

Location on the cool springs of Weeki Wachee canal was perfect. We enjoyed the water so much and kayaking down the river to Rogers Park was super fun. The house is perfect for socializing with comfortable (if out-dated) furniture. The A/C, Wifi and ice maker worked great. However the manufactured home was very run down but "clean enough". Needs a lot of work and am pretty sure there is lots of mold there. We were all sniffling the whole time there and I saw some mold along gaping baseboards. Also squirrels (I hope) were heard in the house walls or crawl space? House could also use some written instructions about operating DVR and checking out. Host was very responsibe and helpful about local weather and restaurants. I think this rental may be a good value but you get what you pay for. Home just provides the basics at a reasonable price.

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great value for your $$ we will be back!!!

  • 5 of 5

This house was a great value for the money. It had everything we needed then some!! The kids had the time of their life. What really makes this house is the dock, kayaks and some fishing rods. We spent most of the time in the water, on the kayaks, on the dock or on the screened in porch. The Weeki Wachee River is a short kayak ride through the canals and a boat selling snacks, ice cream and other goodies awaits you as soon as you hit the river. Bert is such a nice guy and after finding issues with 2 kayaks he came back to pick them up to have them repaired. We will certainly be returning to Bert's house as we felt at home. It isn't fancy but exactly what you can expect for a river home that is affordable. You won't be spending much time in doors anyway :) Oh, and the king bed is comfy for resting after a long day on the water!

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very happy with rental. Pictures were accurate which was great. No surprises! Great location.

  • 5 of 5

The place is older but well kept. It was nice to see there were plenty of towels and linens. The rooms were spacious and very comfortable. And we could bring our dog which was great. The location was terrific with a deep canal right behind the house and a very short canoe or kayak trip to the main river. Plenty of restaurants and things to do if you don't just want to relax and take it easy. We will be back. Thank you

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Weeki Wachee Springs State Park
BeckyJack's Food Shack

Just a ten minute drive away from Bayport Pier, Pine Island Beach, Rogers Park, Weeki Wachee Springs Park

Other Activities: Shopping, Kayaking, Boating, Shelling, Health/Beauty Spa, Weeki Wachee Springs Water park & Mermaid show




Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $25
Cleaning Fee $65

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.