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Free Boats, Paddle Boards, Kayaks, Tubes, Bonfire, Rope Swing, 5 Story Home

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FREE: Pontoon Boat, stand up paddle boards, kayaks.


Last updated: 03/28/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:40
  • Bedrooms:11
  • Bathrooms:8
  • Property type:Estate
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Estate, 12 Bedrooms + Sleeping Porch, 8 Baths, (Sleeps up to 60 with agreement)

You have just found one more great idea for your family reunion or Bucket List. Picture this, Your having breakfast on one of our big decks over looking The beautiful Rainbow River, it's the largest 5 story 12 room 8 bathroom Vacation Home for 100s of miles with 5 star reviews. Your lounging on a comfy couch and listening to nature at it's finest. You see a big oak bonfire going near the shoreline and the smoke gently drifts your way opening memories of the good days gone by. You see that the kids are bonding and getting along in ways you don't get to see as often as you would like, some kids are snorkeling, some are swimming others are cooking marshmallows and swinging on the rope swing having a ball. There is happy laughter all around because of the choice you made in selecting our vacation home. You hear many family members in our big kitchen cooking and getting ready for a long overdue family reunion and you did it, you brought them all together. It's a family feast and everyone is enjoying being under one roof together with plenty of space to spread out. You turn to see some of the fathers launching the big pontoon boat, they are headed up river taking the kids with masks, fins, snorkels and tubes who will explore and float back down later.
No worries, no stress just happy thoughts and a lifetime of good memories for all that you invited. You can feel that your in a safe harmonious place and we the owners are near by ready to help in any way we can if needed. Many of our guest have found the perfect spot to sit and watch the crystal clear flowing river and all the native activities going on. Come and see our amazing variety of birds and animals. Bring you cameras, Otters are nesting right next door and fish are clearly seen everywhere. Come and find your spot, you will not be disappointed. Our Rainbow River is the clearest, cleanest, free flowing river in the world, with a several hundred thousand tubers, snorkelers and explorers gently floating down every year. There is just nothing like watching the kids young and old swinging on our rope swing or hunting for dinosaur bones right off our own crystal clear shore. See your family launch their paddle boards and kayaks for an adventure up river. We have found Mastodon teeth and tusks, giant prehistoric shark teeth and human molars from our long gone distant relatives and they even found a T Rex tooth near by. Our Vacation Home is like no other in the world, just read our absolutely cherished 5 star reviews and you will see why our home has brought many wonderful memories to so many great families.
As Empty Nester Parents of 8 children we felt the loss as the children grew up and moved on with their new families but then we realized that many of our wonderful client have come again and again with their families so we have unofficially adopted them and it has been very rewarding. It is always a pleasure helping our guest with everything they need. We can hold up to 60 guest with a special agreement but our normal is 20 to 40 guest.

We are The BIGGEST, Cleanest, most fully equipped AND clearly the only unique 5 story waterfront VACATION HOME ON THE ENTIRE RAINBOW RIVER.
PRICES: All HOLIDAYS are a minimum of up to 20 people at $1500.00. per day plus fees for a three day minimum stay. All published regular rates are based on up to ten people at $750.00 per day for three day minimum plus fees. Each additional guest must pay $225.00 for the minimum three days. ABSOLUTELY NO DAY GUEST and no switching of guest, everyone must pay for a minimum of three days. Any violation subjects you and your guest to substantial $2000.00 fine and or immediate eviction (see Rules) No frat parties, big wedding parties or excessive drinking parties , no drunken loud or disruptive behavior. No kegs or open bars on the river. We don't mind a drink or two but abusive excessive drinking has caused way to much damage and disruption to our home and our neighbors so we have had to establish new rules. We are a family vacation home retreat where you can have the best that is offered anywhere and our home is big enough for everyone to be under one roof.
Please read our wonderful 5 star Reviews, they tell it better than we can. We specialize in Family and Friends reunions, birthdays special ceremonies and team events. We can handle you Special Waterfront Memorial and Bereavement Gatherings. We can help with all your needs including catering with really great food. We have a big comfortable grassy beach front with docks, bonfires pits and the best rope swing on the entire Rainbow River. We have a full game room and a basketball hoop. We light up the river and the waterfront at night. Our home is very very large, its clean, comfortable, well equipped and if we don't have it we will get it for you. We live close by to accommodate your every wish. You can do great all niters and campouts around the bonfire. Always call a day before your arrival...352 274 8467. Our Check In is 5 PM and Check Out is 11 AM. Our neighborhood quiet outside time is from 10:00 PM to 9:30 AM. This is our whisper time where all outside beach front, upper deck loud talk, noise and loud activities must be lowered.
You don't have to stand in long hot lines or travel two hours each day to pickup and return your boats, kayaks and equipment because we have it all and its free. We don't try to cram 20 to 60 guest in a small 3 or 4 bedroom home with two bathrooms. Our Giant 5 story multi decked waterfront home has 12 rooms and 8 bathrooms and there is no crowding. Our home was designed for your large family and friends making your stay the best gathering ever. We know that Large reunions need plenty of room for everyone to eat together in comfort and then guest want to spread out, we provide that with lots of comfortable areas inside and outside. PLEASE NOTE: All Our Summers and holidays book out very early, so if a date is important then book it as early as you can. We have an arrival time of 5 PM and departure time of 11 AM. These times cannot be changed unless additional fees are paid and agreed to by the owners.

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Member since: 2008

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/28/2017

Property Type

  • Estate
  • 15000 sq. ft.
  • Details:

    Elevator : No elevators but we have ( NOT approved for handicap ) ramps to the home and into most bedrooms...moreless

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 40
  • Children Welcome:

    RULES: There is a quiet time from 10:00 PM to 9:30 AM. This home is for family type events. We are the best choice for large groups or family reunions when it comes to a great place to explore the Rainbow River. HOWEVER WE MUST RESPECT THE PEACEFUL NATURE OF OUR NEGHBORHOOD . See your kids face light up if he finds a dino tooth or bones. Bring your own Firewood from a Walmart. A.) Your Payment of fees gives your approval of THE DETAILED AGREEMENT as seen on ( The Rental ) begins by: #1 You ( The primary Renter ) agrees that it is mandatory that you agree to our rules and the agreement...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    No smoking anywhere in the home. Only on decks and docks. Please discard all butts in safe place. THERE IS A $2000.00 dollar damage penalty for smoking in the home....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    There is a A $2000.00 dollar fine if you bring animals in our home or on to the property. There is also a $2000.00 dollar fine for smoking in the home. You may smoke on the outside porches. Great accomodations are available at our local dog and cat spa. All ununauthorized guest or guest who are not paid for is a violation of our contract. You agree to pay $2000.00 per day for each guest not accounted for. Re: A Place nearby for your pets, go to...

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Low Allergen Environment

Bedrooms: 11 Bedrooms, Sleeps 40, Beds for 20-40

  • The Duck Room: 1 queen

    This is a small cozy room for two off the Cantina area...moreless

  • The Mardi Gras Room: 2 queen

    large room for 4 guest in the decor of new Orleans...moreless

  • The Living Room: 5 sleep sofa /futon

    There are six nice lazyboys and couchs for sleeping if neede...moreless

  • The Game Room: 2 sleep sofa /futon

    There are two castro Convertables for your overflow guest...moreless

  • The Marlin Room

    This room has a King bed with its own bathroom...moreless

  • Sleeping Porch: 5 sleep sofa /futon

    outside second story covered deck over looking the river ...moreless

  • bedroom #2 Master Bedroom suite: 2 king

    This is the largest bedroom with two new private bathrooms...moreless

  • The Waterside Oak Room: 1 queen

    This is a nature room with private bath and river view ....moreless

  • bedroom #3 The Texas Room: 2 queen

    Room for four guest with attached bathroom...moreless

  • bedroom #4 The End of Hall Room: 1 queen

    This room has a Oueen bed with bathroom attached...moreless

  • The Reading Room: 2 sleep sofa /futon

    The Reading Room, Open with a big couch and a convertable...moreless

  • The Bunk Room: 4 bunk bed

    This is a Western Style Bunk room for ten or more kids...moreless

  • Please note that we are adding another bunk room with 8 beds. For our very large groups we can hold up to 60 guest with special restrictions and added rules: There are many other open places for guest to sleep, bring extra pillows, sleeping bags and towels for very large families all our beds have linens and pillows. Some of our guest campout on our decks, the trampoline or on the sandy area around the all nite bond fire. We have 4 Kings, 7 queens, 9 Twins or Single Beds, Child Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (4). and lots of couches and lazyboys. We can not provide enough beds for very large groups. Most of our larger groups bring blow ups or matts with sleeping bags. Check out our reviews from others families and large groups who have had a ball......moreless

Bathrooms: 8 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • RULES: We don't allow beer kegs or frat parties. This is a residential neighborhood Absolutely no screaming or yelling. We now have outside porch and deck quiet hours between 10:00 PM and 9:30 AM where all loud noises must end. We are the only private vacation rental on the entire Rainbow River that can handle very large groups but this is for peaceful family and friends gatherings only. We have a free 24 ft Pontoon Boat, We also have new stand up paddle boards 10 sit on top Kayaks ( more avail to rent if needed) Our tubes are free. Cost of renting these items somewhere else can exceed $1000.00 dollars per day plus you have to wait in line to get them. We can handle up to 70 guest for church and youth groups with special permission and rules. Some of our clients are booking up to two years in advance, please read our reviews and see for yourself. Check out is 11 AM and check in is 5 PM.there is a substaintial additional charge for any changes due to arriving guest cleaning crews....moreless


  • DVD Player:

    bring DVD players for some of the other rooms TVs bring the wiring needed, there are several RED Box Stations near by...moreless

  • Foosball
  • Game Room:

    This is the place for the kids to have some real competition with their parents....moreless

  • Games:

    Air Hocky, Alum Ping Pong Table and green felt card table, bumper pool table in man cave. basket ball hoop....moreless

  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable:

    We are unable to guarantee any TV including sports, movies etc due to a very poor internet service company. We do not have Cable TV. Most of our clients stream movies and sports off our internet....moreless

  • Television:

    No cable TV. Most of our clients stream off of our internet {when working} for movies and live sports events. We do not set that up for you....moreless


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


  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    We have a great waterfront view, our home is right on a flowing, fresh water, crystal clear river. There are no Red Tides, No stinging jelly fish, No sharks or man o wars....moreless

  • Beachfront:

    We're right on the Crystal clear spring fed Rainbow River. Simply put The Rainbow River is the best in the world for Snorkeling, Swimming, Paddle Boarding, Kayaking, Boating and its a tubers paradise....moreless

  • Lake View:

    We have one of the best waterfront views and we are right on the River...moreless

  • Lakefront:

    Its not a lake but it is a crystal Clear flowing river and we are right on a wide section. Take a short trip in one of our boats and make your own adventure come true. This could be your Bucket List....moreless

  • River:

    The Rainbow River says it all, come and explore in one of our free boats or just tube it!...moreless

  • Rural:

    Wal-Mart and Winn Dixie are only 3 mins away...moreless

  • Water View:

    We do have one of the best water front views on the entire river and it is one of the best places for swiming because it is crystal clear and we are right on the river....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Without a doubt we have the clearest and cleanest river in the state of Florida....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    This estate in right on Florida's most beautiful Crystal Clear and gently flowing Rainbow River....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Rafting
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    see pictures we can seat up to 40 or more...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 40 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    This home has two big A/C units. All doors must be kept closed or the system will not work. Putting the tempter below 74 degrees may cause it to freeze and you will have to wait for it to defrost...moreless

  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    We can not do any of your personal laundry for any reason. We can not dry your towels There is a Laundromat nearby ...moreless

  • Ducted Cooling
  • Ducted Heating
  • Elevator:

    No elevators but we have ( NOT approved for handicap ) ramps to the home and into most bedrooms...moreless

  • Filtered Water
  • Gas Fireplace:

    Big double wide Bar B Q unit....moreless

  • Heating
  • Internet:

    We no longer Carry Cable TV. Most of our clients use other devises to stream local and live TV....moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    Bring you own extra towles for the river please. Please note that we only provide a limited amout of linens for our beds. Please bring you own linens pillows towel etc when guest exceed bed capacity....moreless

  • Living Area
  • Living Room:

    We have a very big living room that can seat 20 to 30 people with a big Sony 80 in LED 5K smart TV. Please remember that we do not guarantee any TV or internet and we do not provide cable TV. ...moreless

  • Parking:

    can hold up to thirty cars and a big greyhound bus...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    This is security gated private estate with codes for entry and exit. We can hold up to 30 cars, more can be parked on our very low traffic street, off property...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    We have room for boat and trailers but no hookup for campers...moreless

  • Rumpus Room
  • Secure Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Split-System Air Conditioning
  • Study Room
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    bring your own towels because we are very limited and none of our towles are allowed on the beach , boat or the river. We do not dry your towels....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    PLEASE NOTE: We can not do any of your personal laundry for any reason. We do not dry your personal towels brought for the beach and river.There is a Laundromat nearby ...moreless

  • Water Tank
  • Wireless Internet:

    We can not guarantee that you will get internet during your stay. In our area it comes and goes because it is Florida Cable and it is all that we have. But for the most part it work. ...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    We have two Bonfire Pits. But you must be responsible, for when conditions apply by county. Bring wood and starter logs from Walmart or where ever you can find it. All fires are your responsibility...moreless


  • Catering Available:

    Nearby and ready for all your needs...moreless

  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker:

    we have two...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:


  • Dishes & Utensils:

    We have most of what you need but as always its best to bring paper plates etc...moreless

  • Dishwasher:


  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Can handel large groups too, please read our reviews...moreless

  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave:



  • Balcony:

    (2) Great 2 nd and 5 th story waterfront views for having coffee in the morning or watching the otters play in the evenings....moreless

  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Boat:

    We have one pontoon boat...moreless

  • Boat Dock
  • Boat With Paddles
  • Deck / Patio:

    (1) Deck / Dock with nite lights over the river....moreless

  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Gated Community
  • Golf:

    Black Diamond, Rainbow Spring Country Club and three others near by...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    New Stand up Paddle boards, sit on top kayaks, ...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    There is an unfinished 5th floor Safari Room with king size bed, bumper pool, bathroom and a private outside shower and resting area. Its almost completed but Still the most popular room in the home...moreless

  • Motorboat
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


Write a review 4.9
from 51 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$5,250 $21,000

Rates are based on 10 guests; add $75 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • cleaning, boat fuel, propane $300
  • Property Damage Protection $99
  • Taxes Not included


These rates are subject to change, no substitutions or switching out guest. Everyone must pay for a three day minimum. Your basic rate of $750.00 per day is only for up to 10 guest. Additional guest must pay a minimum of $225.00 for 3 days extra days are at $75.00 per person per day. All holidays are reserved for up to 20 guest at $1500.00 per day, 3 day minimum. Extra persons above 20 pay $225.00. 3 days minimum, Extra guest are at $75.00 per person per day. You can bring less but you still pay for 20 guest. Big Fines and or entire parties eviction for an unpaid ($2000.00 fine) guest and bringing animals ($3000.00 fine) brought onto property. No Smoking in home ($2000.00 fine) Check in time is 5 PM and check out is 11 AM. PLEASE NOTE: It is near impossible to give late check out and or early arrivals due to Contracts with cleaning crews and it disrupts arriving and departing guest. You may have to book additional day or days to accommodate your needs. Can hold up to 70 with special approval and additional rules. There are no refunds. Please use renters insurance.

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Last updated: 03/28/2017
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99 Miles
Nearest Airport
Tampa and Orlando Florida are great
5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Bentleys, Blue Gator, Swampy's. (Go for donuts)
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Rainbow Springs Country Club, Black Diamond,
20 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I -75
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Bentleys, Blue Gator, Swampys, Gruffs
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Right out our door steps on Rainbow River

Car: Necessary

The following rules and agreements are strictly enforced:

This notice also insures that your payment is your acceptance of our agreement and liability below.

#1.This is a quiet peaceful river front neighborhood and we must insist that our guest not have loud abusive noise at any time that would disturb our neighbors. IT'S WISPER TIME ON ALL OUTSIDE DECKS docks AND BACKYARD STARTING AT 10:00 PM TILL 9:30 AM. Please No nudity, outside urinating, or drunken behavior of any kind.

#2. Some Floaters from the river will try to use the rope swing, do not let them come on the property for any reason. There is a lock on the rope swing. ROPE SWING MUST BE KEPT LOCKED AT ALL TIMES WHEN NOT BEING USED BY YOU OR YOUR GUEST.

#2.a All Paddle Boards, Kayaks, Paddles, and tubes must be pulled away from river and shore after each use. Lost Paddles are $100.00 Lost kayaks are $600.00 Lost Paddle Boards are $500.00. Lost Tubes are $30.00.

#3. We don't mind a drink or two but a few guest have ruined it for all the rest so no more keg or frat type parties and absolutely no DRUNKEN BEHAVIOR permitted for any reason. Music TVs and or radios are not permitted outside our home or on our decks or docks. At all times: You must not let children Jump over our neighbor fence. You must also prevent your children from abusive screaming, yelling, or fighting that would cause our neighbors to call with complaints. Our Primary Mission is to bring large groups together especially families where everyone can enjoy the peaceful nature of our Crystal Clear Clean Rainbow River and residential community. Please read our reviews, many of our guest return year after year.

#4. Marion county laws: Absolutely No alcohol or drugs on the River or our boats.

#5. No Drunken Loud or Abusive Behavior.

#6. No fighting, no pushing or shoving guest off docks, boats etc.

#7. No drug ( pot use ) or any illegal activities of any kind.

#8. No Dogs, birds, reptiles or animals of any kind.

#9. WARNING: There is a $2000.00 fine for smoking in the home

and also for allowing NON PAYING day or overnight guest.

#10 There is also a $2000.00 fine for Bringing Dogs, birds, reptiles or animals of any kind to our property or home. Fines must be paid immediately or you will be asked to leave.

Arrival time is 5 PM and departure time is 11 AM.

This will be our busiest year ever and we can not alter these times without an agreement and extra fees.

Please note: No visitors or day guest are allowed who haven't paid a three day minimum unless a flat fee has been paid for an entire group. New rule: All guest must be registered. You may not give out our gate code to any guest who has not paid for a three day stay.

Home must be returned the way you found it.

#1 Pull all used sheets pillow cases and used towels (not the comforters) and put them in stacks near white laundry room door down stairs.

#2. Empty trash containers from all 8 bathrooms and kitchen. Place in big trash bins outside.

Wash and dry all used pans, dishes, utensils and return to proper place. Please empty and clean refrigerator. same for stove tops and ovens.

#3. We do not wash or dry your personal laundry or your towels. There are laundry facilities near by.

#4. Bring your own towels for the outside river and yard use. Our towels are very limited, only one per guest for your stay. Hang them up to dry for later use. Have your guest bring additional towels.

RELEASE OF LIABILITY: When you make the payment you and your party agree to follow all the rules and you also agree to hold harmless the Shelton's or their vacation rental from any and all accidents or injuries of you or your guests from the use of our vacation rental home Boats or any equipment that we provide. This type of waterfront vacation rental has many inherent risk that can cause serious injury or even death and you and your guest accept this as a release of any and all liability that we or our vacation rental may have. You also agree to a binding arbitration clause where no trial will be allowed by either party. You also agree to cover all attorneys fees in the event that you decide to file any action against us or our vacation rental in any way. Any questions please call Ray at 352 274 8467


Manager info

Year Purchased: 1999

About: Nothing we say can top our guest 5 star reviews, please take the time to read all of them and you will see why our guest come back. WE ARE A PRIVATE GATE GUARDED WATERTFRONT VACATION RENTAL ESTATE.

Why Dunnellon, FL, USA:
SECURITY WARNING: YOU MUST PROVIDE A WORKING PHONE NUMBER PRIOR TO ANY CONTACT FROM US. We Must speak to you. There is nothing like our big comfortable 5 story home on the Rainbow River, we have the inside and outside space (Over 12,000 sq. ft) needed to make your stay very enjoyable. We are not a 3 or 4 bedroom home converted to handle large groups, our home was designed for very large groups that need lots of space for living and cooking. You won't feel crammed in or forced to share only two or three bathrooms. We have 11 well designed bedrooms and 8 bathrooms with lots of other space to put sleeping bags in for larger groups. Look at the price a realize that all the free boats kayaks paddle boards tubes etc save you almost $1000.00 per day in rental fees. But most important you don't have to spend two to three hours each day standing in line to fill out papers, pay and secure with a deposit then haul and return the rental items by 4 o'clock. We know you would rather be on the river having fun so we solved the problem. Everything you need is right on our shore line and its free. We enjoy sharing our home and we have met some very nice people who take the time to give us back our home the way they found it, in fact we are amazed at how some people clean up our home. We welcome all of you to our Vacation Rental, our mission is to make your stay one to remember for the rest of your life. Thank you, Dorothy and Ray Shelton Owners / Managers

The Unique Benefits at this Estate:
We now offer special Bereavement Gatherings discounts with your Accommodations so that families and friends can share special moments together. We are also kid friendly. Many large families come to our lodge who bring their friends who are involved in professional teams, churches, Corporations, youth and adult groups. However we are not a resort or commercial venture of any kind. We are simply a very large waterfront residential 5 story home for families and friends who want to stay together and not be crammed in to a small home. Our neighborhood Vacation Rental Home is allowed and governed by our state and county laws. Many of our guest spend all night just sitting on the dock or around the bonfire with family and friends. Morning and Evening paddle boarding and kayaking can center your life, body and soul as you interact with nature and the wildlife along the river. We have a new whisper time where all outside and upper deck loud noise of any kind must be reduced, its from 10:00 PM to 9:30 AM. You can still enjoy the evening outside and our star gazing is the best, you can also enjoy great bonfire outside. But please lower the loud stuff and help us be good neighbors. This rule is strictly enforced and governed by our published rules. Please email for us for a copy. Please call us directly and only use VRBO for all other communication to us because Scammers and Spammers are everywhere. Do Not send any Money via western union or wire transfer and please make initial voice contact and you will maintain complete security for all of us.

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Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/28/2017

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  • FREE:  Pontoon Boat,  stand up paddle boards,  kayaks.

    FREE: Pontoon Boat, stand up paddle boards, kayaks.

  • The Cantina Alcove

    The Cantina Alcove

  • Entrance to Kids Bunk Room from Cantina

    Entrance to Kids Bunk Room from Cantina

  • The Texas Room can sleep 4 with conecting bathroom

    The Texas Room can sleep 4 with conecting bathroom

  • Big Living room with 6 Lazy Boy Recliners and some leather couches. Big screen

    Big Living room with 6 Lazy Boy Recliners and some leather couches. Big screen

  • This is the place where it all comes together over looking river having coffee

    This is the place where it all comes together over looking river having coffee

  •  Bathroom with shower off game room

    Bathroom with shower off game room

  • Third Floor Safari Suite is the one people want but it is slighty unfinished.

    Third Floor Safari Suite is the one people want but it is slighty unfinished.

  • Thie is the Waterside Oak Room it is one of our best, holds two in Queen Bed

    Thie is the Waterside Oak Room it is one of our best, holds two in Queen Bed

  • Just another beautiful day on the Rainbow River

    Just another beautiful day on the Rainbow River

  • Our Crystal Clear Gated Water Front Estate is just what you need for a retreat

    Our Crystal Clear Gated Water Front Estate is just what you need for a retreat

  • Kids bunk house holds up to ten in nice beds

    Kids bunk house holds up to ten in nice beds

  • The Duck Room for two.

    The Duck Room for two.

  • The End of the Hall Room with another conecting bathroom and a Queen Bed

    The End of the Hall Room with another conecting bathroom and a Queen Bed

  • More tables are avail for big sit down family dinners over looking river

    More tables are avail for big sit down family dinners over looking river

  • New Mardi Gras Room has two big Queens.  Most of our beds are new pillow top

    New Mardi Gras Room has two big Queens. Most of our beds are new pillow top

  • Big Master bedroom has two new Kings with bathroom

    Big Master bedroom has two new Kings with bathroom

  • We are very happy at our Family Vacation Rental, hope you will feel the same

    We are very happy at our Family Vacation Rental, hope you will feel the same

  • Our New Tiled Game Room with Air Hocky , card table and alum Ping Pong table

    Our New Tiled Game Room with Air Hocky , card table and alum Ping Pong table

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This listing was first published here in 2008.

Date last modified - Wednesday, March 29, 2017

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