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Last updated: 12/04/2016
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  • Minimum stay:28 nights
  • Sleeps:7
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-7)

This beautiful 2000 square-foot executive 'heated-pool' home is located in an exclusive golf-course community called 'The Estates'. It is a very quiet environment of up-scale, well-kept, professionally-landscaped homes. My particular home is handicap accessible and is very clean with beautiful interior decorations and very fine furniture. If you appreciate well made furniture of yesteryear when cherry, mahogany, oak, and other exotic wood was used to make furniture then you'll appreciate our interior decorum. Even the tables in the living room are topped with fine Italian marble. What you'll find in most of the vacation rental homes is 'Florida' furniture.

If you enjoy golf then you'll appreciate that 'The Links' golf course, considered one of the finest in the area, is within walking distance of the home. Many residents, do, in fact, walk to the clubhouse. The clubhouse is free for your use as my guest and you'll find a complete exercise room as well as other amenities such as a pool table, lounge area, etc. There's even a community pool if you're so inclined to use it. Most folks simply prefer to walk out their own door and enjoy their own private pool. The swimming pool is a very large 16' x 32' and is heated by an efficient heat pump. Please note that pool heating is optional at a cost of $15/day. If it's the beach that you prefer, you'll find our local Hudson Beach to be a short 10 minute drive away.


As soon as you walk through the double front doors of this beautiful home you'll immediately notice the cathedral ceiling of this lovely living room with the very fine furniture that I mentioned earlier. You'll be able to enjoy the television and DVD/VCR player that's availabe to you there. There's also a nice stereo system mounted in the entertainment center. One of the nicest views from the living room is the pool. There's a set of double slider doors right there for you to use to access the lanai and pool area. In fact many of my past guests have commented to us about nice it is to enjoy dinner 'pool-side' while taking in the beautiful Florida sunset and the warm gulf breezes. There are two sets of patio furniture under that lanai which allows you to invite your friends over for a nice get-together while utilizing the extra-large stainless steel BBQ grilling station. Please note that if you use the BBQ grill there will be a $100 fee to clean it for you if you choose not to leave it in the same clean condition that you found it in when you depart.

When it comes to the accommodations, I think most of my guests have been pleased with the very spacious 14' x 20' master bedroom. In your own private retreat you'll find a 'California King' king-size bed with upgraded mattress & box springs. You'll also find a very large walk-in closet with enough room for two wardrobes worth of clothing. It’s so large that I’ve stored an extra twin-size bed in it just in case you need to set this up for a child or infant within the extra-large master bedroom. Attached to the master bedroom is a beautiful tiled master bathroom featuring double sinks, a garden-style soaking tub, a two-person tiled glass shower, and a private enclosed toilet area.

On the opposite end of the house are the second and third bedrooms. This floor plan allows ample privacy for all guests. The second bedroom features a large closet and a newer mattress & box spring set. The third bedroom features two twin beds with newer mattresses and box springs. You’ll also find two chests of drawers for storing clothes. This particular bedroom also has a nice set of sliders that overlook the pool and allow immediate access to that pool if desired. Separating these bedrooms is a full bathroom with large walk-in tiled shower, double sinks, and toilet. There’s also a linen closet for towels, etc.

In the kitchen you’ll find all the necessities that make a house a home. The refrigerator has a built-in ice maker and the kitchen faucet has a “filtered water” option. You'll also notice that the dishwasher has been updated with a large-capacity, multi-cycle Whirlpool model. In the laundry room you’ll find a large capacity washer & dryer which are aided by the whole-house water softener. Throughout the home you’ll find ceiling fans for circulating the warm gulf breezes. I also have a nice two-car garage that you’re welcome to park your car in when you’re staying as a guest. To aid you in 'staying in touch' I've added high-speed Internet service and free calling to all of the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico.

There are several grocery stores and a wide variety of restaurants just a few minutes away. I also strongly recommend that you take a pleasant 20 minute drive north of Hudson to Weekee Watchee, in Homosassa Springs, where the manatees play. If you've never seen these gentle giants of sea before it's well worth your time to check this out!

PLEASE NOTE: THIS HOME IS A LONG-TERM RENTAL HOME. This means that it can only be rented for periods of 28 days or longer. This is due to “deed restrictions” in “The Estates” area. If your intended stay is for a period shorter than 28 days feel free to contact me for a recommendation to other vacation home owners who may be able to offer you accommodations. If you have any further questions about the home please do not hesitate to ask. Thank you for considering my beautiful 'Jewel in the Rough'!




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(616) 292-2878 (Michigan, USA)

Owner

Member since: 2003

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/04/2016

Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 6-7

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Recent $5,000 upgrade to the 16' x 32' pool including a complete resurfacing of the entire pool and the addition of a heat pump that will warm the pool to bath-water temperatures! Please note that pool heat is $10/day extra....moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing

Location Type

  • Golf Course View:

    My home is located across the street from golf course property and the clubhouse is within walking distance....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Racquetball
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    Local golf course, The Links, within walking distance of the house....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Jetted Tub
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
April - December
Apr 1 - Dec 31, 2016
28 night min stay

$2,800
January - March
Jan 1 - Mar 31, 2017
28 night min stay

$3,600
My Standard Rate
28 night min stay

$2,800
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pool Heating Fee $400
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Exit Cleaning Fee $110

Notes:

$500 security deposit is required & $100 cleaning fee is charged. Rentals include local/LD phone service, cable TV, weekly pool service & utilities. A non-refundable booking fee of 25% of the total rent is due to reserve; 75% of the total rent is due 3 months in advance of arrival. The $500 security deposit is due 1 month prior to arrival. Damage deposit is refunded within 14 days if there's no damage. Pool heating fee is $400/month and recommended from Oct. 1 through April 30.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.


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Location

60 Miles
Nearest Airport
Tampa
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
US 19
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
US 19
5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Hudson

Car: Necessary

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2003

About the owner: I inherited this fine home from my parents and I chose to retain it rather than sell it. Until I sell the home I would like others to be able to enjoy it.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
My home is located in a very quiet, serene community. There are neighborhood patrols who regularly drive through the area in an effort to keep everyone safe. I've had any problems with crime and this is one of the reasons that I enjoy the area so much. The beach is just a few short minutes away by car and it's a smaller, more intimate beach so you don't feel 'crowded'. My area is far enough north of the 'big city life' but not too far in case you want to take a day trip to Tampa or St. Pete.


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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/04/2016

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Photos

  • The front of our beautful home from the street...

    The front of our beautful home from the street...

  • Living room overlooking double front doors...

    Living room overlooking double front doors...

  • The Living Room overlooking the dining nook and the pool sliders...

    The Living Room overlooking the dining nook and the pool sliders...

  • Kitchen overlooking dining nook and pool beyond...

    Kitchen overlooking dining nook and pool beyond...

  • Second bedroom...

    Second bedroom...

  • Our beautiful pool from the lanai patio furniture area...

    Our beautiful pool from the lanai patio furniture area...

  • View from the backyard overlooking the pool...

    View from the backyard overlooking the pool...

  • East end of the pool at night with the stainless steel BBQ grille in the corner

    East end of the pool at night with the stainless steel BBQ grille in the corner

  • Front of the home from the west side looking east...

    Front of the home from the west side looking east...

  • Living room overlooking entertainment center...

    Living room overlooking entertainment center...

  • Living Room overlooking the kitchen & eating area...

    Living Room overlooking the kitchen & eating area...

  • View of the sliders overlooking the pool in the master bedroom...

    View of the sliders overlooking the pool in the master bedroom...

  • Third bedroom...

    Third bedroom...

  • View of the pool from under the lanai...

    View of the pool from under the lanai...

  • Stainless Steel BBQ Grille

    Stainless Steel BBQ Grille

  • West end of the pool at night...

    West end of the pool at night...

VRBO #215396

This listing was first published here in 2008.

Date last modified - Wednesday, December 07, 2016

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