Private Clear Blue Lake, 1.5 Acres, Pet Friendly, Paddleboat , 2 Kayaks , Wi Fi(48 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Manufactured Home, 3 Bedrooms + Den, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6)
Enjoy swimming, fishing, and riding the paddle boat and kayaking on this peaceful and pristine body of water. This lake is deep in the center (especially near the springs) and shallow around the edge. It is so clear you can use a mask and snorkel ( or the naked eye) to see fish, turtles and interesting aquatic vegetation. There are many bream that swim around the dock and some will actually look up at you expecting to be fed some bread. This is a nature lover's paradise! There is a variety of wild life to observe such as birds of prey, humming birds, otter, deer, and owls.
Relax and float on a raft, or partake in games such as badminton, volleyball, or ping-pong.
Roast marshmallows over a camp fire and star gaze upon the night sky. Camp outside, or sleep inside the 1680 sq. ft. home, with living room, kitchen, dining room, den, three bedrooms, and 2.5 bathrooms. Enjoy relaxing in front of an Amish electric fireplace all year round. Watch many high-definition television stations or surf the internet. Computer available for guest use. Wi Fi access anywhere in home or on screened porch.
Bring your own boat and take advantage of a huge private lake in the neighborhood that has a picnic area and motor boat ramp. This is a golf cart community and there are many miles of great scenic bike riding opportunities.
Keywords: Lake Front, private
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Member since: 2010
- 1650 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
- Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- Ping Pong Table
- Satellite / Cable
- Water Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Bird Watching
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Roller Blading
- Water Skiing
- Dining Area
- Air Conditioning
- Broadband Access
- Clothes Dryer
- Computer Available:
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Pantry Items
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
- Pet Fee $50 + tax
- One time cleaning fee $75 + tax
- Tax Rate 11%
Year Round, below rates do not include taxes. $130.00 per night. $750.00 per week up to 4 guests. $2000.00 per month. Pet fee applies to pets over 15 pounds.
Three night minimum for UF graduation and holidays.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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This home is a 35 minute drive to the University of Florida campus. The Phillips Center for Performing Arts, Florida Museum of Natural History, Harn Museum and Butterfly Atrium are activities on the Uni. of Fla. campus. The Hippodrome Theatre is a 30 minute drive.
10 minutes from the nearby town of Hawthorne, which has a grocery store, CVS, Subway, Family Dollar, live bait store, Diane's BBQ, public library , post office, churches and thrift stores.
There is a state managed bike trail head in Hawthorne. It is a beautiful and scenic paved trail (a converted rail road track) that leads to Gainesville.
45 minute drive to the Millhopper sink hole with breathtaking views of miniature water falls from the sides of the sink and magnificent flora.
30 minute drive to the La Chua trail which leads into Paynes Prairie. You can walk the trail and see wild bison and horses. There is a wide creek filled with many species of water birds and alligators to view in the distance.
30 minute drive to Silver Springs and Wild Waters in Ocala.
2 hour drive to Disney World.
One and one half drive to St. Augustine and the beaches.
35 minute drive to Ravine Gardens and the St. Johns River front park in Palatka.
Year Purchased: 1988
About the owner: Hi, my name is Cathy. Feel free to contact me with any questions about this rental property.
Why the Owner Chose Hawthorne, FL, USA:
It was purchased to relax away from the city life.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Extremely private, Lots of wildlife, Great for swimming, snorkeling and fishing, Quiet (No motorized boats on the lake), Clear blue lake fed by three springs.
- Primary: (352) 682-6616 (Florida, USA)
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A soul rejuvenating place. The sound of the breeze thru the pines is so relaxing
Wonderful feelings of peace, quiet and serenity.
View from den, dinning room and kitchen.
Den with lake view. Electric fireplace creating ambience anytime of the year.
Ping Ping tournament Room.
Mater Bedroom-Queen sized bed. HD TV with many channels.
Master bathroom with garden tub- great for bubble baths. Shower not shown.
Bedroom with double bed. It has a full bathroom between it and other bedroom.
It's fun to watch the bass chasing schools of minnows jumping out of the water.
The are miles of scenic places to go bike riding. Explore the other nearby lakes
It's time to BBQ. Grill has side smoker feature for added flavor.
Bird's eye view. The small white square and the red dot are my boats. : )
Enjoy my water lily garden while sitting in a lounge chair on the dock
Catch of the day
Screened porch is an awesome place for meals. Frogs & owls sound great at night.
Boat race, anyone? Can you guess who might win?
Full Kitchen with gas stove. purification system for excellent drinking water.
Computer for guest use. Wi Fi available throughout the home.
One acre is securely fenced around the home.
Bedroom with queen bed. Split plan layout. Master on opposite end of home
My pet fish that swim around the dock.
Awesome swimming nine months out of the year. I am truly blessed! :)
Flowers that grow at the bottom of the front porch steps
This listing was first published here in 2010.
Date last modified - Saturday, February 18, 2017
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