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Waterfront Home with Pool and Boat/Jet-Ski Lifts

Bedrooms 5
Space 4,250 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 4 Baths, (Sleeps 16)

Located on one of Northeast Florida’s unique sea islands, Fanning Island, this gorgeous waterfront 5/4 home is the perfect getaway for family, friends and corporate retreats....

Included with the home rental is use of the deep water dock which includes your use of the boat lift and two jet ski lifts. There are a white sandy beach area and a large pool surrounded by lots of comfortable seating and dining areas. Perfect for bar-b-ques!

This 4250 square foot waterfront home has 5 bedrooms 4 baths and a gourmet kitchen perfect for entertaining. In addition to top of the line appliances, maple cabinets and granite counter tops, it includes THREE dishwashers.

The lower floor has a U shaped floor plan with a living room with large flat screen TV and fireplace on one side and game room, complete with pool table, large screen TV and Play Station 3, on the other side.

The Open floor plan, filled with floor to ceiling windows, offers views of pool, river, and landscaped yard while sliding doors offer quick access to pool and deck areas.

The 2,000 sq foot deck space has three levels. The first floor is covered, complete with ceiling fans and built-in speakers. A walk-out second floor deck is perfect for sunbathing, overlooks the pool, and has great views of the river. From the third level deck, you can see Huguenot beach and the ocean.

The Master Suite has its own fireplace, large seating area with 52' flat screen TV and home theater system. Watch the sun rise over the river from bed! The master bath has a travertine tile floor, jetted tub, spa shower and a granite double sink counter top.

Other bedrooms include:

Bunk room with a pull out full couch, two twin beds and another full size bed

Guest suite with a queen bed and sliding doors opening out to the second story deck with gorgeous water views

Twin bedroom with two twin beds which can be pushed together for a King bed

Queen bedroom with adjoining full bath

All bedrooms have flat screen TV's and cable included.

Fanning Island is unique in that it has the ocean on one side, inter-coastal water on two sides and the St John's river on the south side. With 7 state parks and miles of sandy beach, it is a water lover's paradise. If you click on the link to google maps, you can see all the wonderful parks and beaches which run from Fanning Island all the way up Heckscher Drive to Amelia Island! In addition, there are over 50 golf courses in the Jacksonville area. All this, and it's a convenient 20 minutes to the airport.

For more information, click on the link below which will take you to our website with many more pictures and information!

Keywords: House, Waterfront, Pool

More Details

Rhett Lewis
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 21, 2017

About Rhett Lewis

I live in Gainesville with my two boys and love our weekends at our river house. I am happy to be able to let other families enjoy this wonderful home.

Rhett Lewis purchased this house in 2006

Why Rhett Lewis chose Jacksonville

We absolutely love the beautiful untouched beaches. We love being able to jump in our boat and head to the Ocean as well as the intercoastal or up the river. The boys constantly fish off the dock and play in the sand while I like to hang out by the pool. There is enough space for all our family (several generations) to get together and we always have requests from friends to have pool parties and BBQ's!

What makes this house unique

Watching huge ships cruise by, big pool, great views from the decks, plents for everyone to do with the pool table, multiple family rooms, fabulous kitchen, great fishing, close to shopping and beaches...

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thanks so much! We really appreciate it! And we did so love the house and hope we will be able to stay in it again!! We could totally get used to that!! The neighbors were great, they are on my facebook now!! My guy fixed their boat; they got towed in while we were sitting there, so my guy to the rescue!! He does it a lot!! Thanks again, we will highly recommend your house! I have a ton of friends on Facebook that have made lots of comments & some questions, and have all been sent to the link! Hope you get some new people from me!! Thanks Bunches!!!

Have a great day!!! :0)
Nov 2012
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Northside House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4250 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • River ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Child Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (1)
  • Air Hockey
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Game Console
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • alternative lifestyle
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • jetted tub
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
jet and boat lifts, boat dock including floating dock


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Waterfront Home with Pool and Boat/Jet-Ski Lifts
average rating of 4.5555553 based on 37 reviews

Wonderful Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Every summer we take our children and grandchildren on a vacation and this year was the absolute best! The house and accommodations were excellent and there was so much to do in the surrounding area! The only thing that would have made it better is if we had a boat/jet ski. From the 3 year old to the 19 year old we heard "this is the best trip ever!" Mr Lewis thank you so very much for sharing your home with us!

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am humbled by your kind words. Please come back to stay again in the future! Cheers, Rhett
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Nolensville, TN

Mostly good but intrusive

  • 3 of 5

It was very intrusive. Constant workers in and out. Last workers showed up at 9 am on our last day and were there almost all day. Some were still asleep and then we were trying to enjoy the pool and that was awkward with them around. The alarm kept going off and we never set it. There is something wrong with the door knob. The house was well equipped and the extra refrigerators were a blessing. Well laid out and great for a large group.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Had a blast!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at the Jaxriver house. Rental was easy.. the property manager was pleasant and went out of her way to accommodate us. The beaches near by were beautiful. The house was great plenty of room for larger groups. We loved it and had a blast!!

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Eastman ga

The house and property were beautiful.

  • 5 of 5

We had a large group and we had everything we needed. We loved seeing the boats and the river. My group loved riding the fairy and having a private pool . We loved our stay and Mrs Wendy was exceptionally helpful and friendly

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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It was perfect for our group

  • 5 of 5

We were 5 couples and the house had everything we needed. We never even ate out because it was too easy cooking in at this house. There are numerous places to hang out, both inside and out. The pool was so great we stayed home one day and just hung out side. The pool table gave us hours of entertainment. Beautiful!!!

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Orlando, Florida

A magical day

  • 5 of 5

May 13th @ 4:30pm...I married my best-friend, The day was amazing, everything from the parking attendant to the coordinator and these things would not have possible is I haven't pick the perfect venue for this occasion. Our stay at Mr Rhett Lewis property #231586 was all we could ask for, when I reached out to him, he responded within a reasonable time and his property manager was awesome. Everything was in order, the place was cleaned, outside and inside. Again thanks you

  • Submitted: May 26, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Jacksonville International Airport
Nearest Barpub
15 Miles
Miller's Ale House
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
St Johns Ferry / Mayport
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Amelia Island Plantation
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Huguenot Beach

The Jacksonville Zoo is on the same street as the Jax River House.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $335
Pet Fee $100
Damage Insurance $59
Damage Deposit $500

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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