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Gainesville Area Lakefront Home (Riley Lake)

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

Perfect getaway to enjoy the sunsets on the lake each night. Would be perfect for snowbirds wanting to get away from the cold and snow in the north during the winter. Private lake where fishing is great. This is a wooded area and the house sits on 1.2 acres.

Canoe and paddles are onsite. There is also a jon boat with oars. You can also launch your own boat from the property.

Roast marshmallows over a camp fire and eat either on the dock or the picnic table.

Enjoy swimming, fishing, and canoeing on a beautiful, private, spring-fed lake.

Disney World or the Orlando area attractions are about a 2 hour drive. Busch Gardens and other Tampa Bay area attractions are about a 2 hour drive.

Keywords: Secluded, perfect for water lovers or fishermen

More Details

Owner
Greg
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, german, russian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 3, 2017

About Greg

This is our future home where we will live in the winter months when we retire. We currently live in North Carolina full time.

Greg purchased this house in 2008

What makes this house unique

This is a quiet and peaceful location that is perfect for water lovers and / or fishermen. The view overlooking the lake is beautiful.

Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Gainesville Regional Airport
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Highway 20
Nearest Beach
60 Miles
St. Augustine Beach
Car: necessary

There is a biking / hiking trial that extends from Hawthorne to Gainesville

Amenities

Hawthorne House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Rural ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Both bathrooms have showers, one on the upper floor and the other on the bottom floor.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , In the living room area
    Lower bedroom ( 1st floor) - 1 king
    Master bedroom on upper floor - 1 king , 1 twin/ single
  • King size Beds (1), King size Bed (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • library
  • marina
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
Home was built in 2009 and has a dock where you can fish from. Perfect setting for kids to play on the lakefront or the person that enjoys waking up to a view of the lake. It is a rural setting and is peaceful

Reviews

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(58 traveler reviews)

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Gainesville Area Lakefront Home (Riley Lake)
average rating of 4.965517 based on 58 reviews
5

We love it !!!

  • 5 of 5

The place is gorgeous, it's so quiet the house was so clean we had a great time.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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5

Perfect for a family who loves nature! Unplug, relax and unwind.

  • 5 of 5

This home away from home perfectly met our family of 6's needs. Nice, well equipped kitchen, roomy clean bedrooms. Big comfy couch and two pinball machines for rainy weather when you can't enjoy the dock, tether ball or ping pong. The two bathrooms were a real plus for keeping a us girls happy (4) when getting ready. The washer and dryer onsite was a godsend too. The owner Greg was super communicative and responded timely to questions. I felt very welcomed. I recommend this to anyone who wants to unplug and enjoy quality family time!!!! We enjoyed fishing on the dock. (I wish the bugs didn't enjoy me so much, I highly recommend bug spray). If you absolutely need internet for work or something you'll have to bring your own hotspot or go into town. I personally loved that everyone was unplugged for our time there. We made memories that will last a life time.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome Tranquility in the woods on the lake

  • 5 of 5

Had such a restful stay. The sunsets are as breathtaking as in the keys. Strong odor of gasoline in the garage where 2nd bedroom is located. Loved the pinball games and the tether ball brought back grade school memories. Really enjoyed playing ping pong. We have 23 steps to our place and found a double pulley luggage,etc lift extremely valuable. Sheets super soft. Would highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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Edgewater, FL
5

Great home to getaway!!!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect home for our family to unplug and getaway before school started. Great communication from host and very accommodating! Thanks for a great stay!

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely and peaceful family-get-together on beautiful Riley lake

  • 5 of 5

Remote and quiet location on beautiful lakefront house. Perfect for families with children who love spending time in the water, playing, swimming, fishing. Water was so perfect, amazing water temperatures. Breathtaking sunsets! The house it self had everything we needed. Well equipped with all amenities included. It was clean and organised. Greg the owner is super friendly and helpful.

We loved the DVD collection, and the poor phone and internet reception gave us a nice break from the ever so busy online world.

Very nice place, simple and easy living. Recommended!

Best regards Donnah and Magnud, + kids: Oliver 13, Cassandra 12 and Isabell 10,

Oslo, Norway

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Gorgeous, secluded spot...comfortable home with cool stone work...I'm a repeat guest

  • 5 of 5

The dock over the water is the perfect spot for reading, meditation, fishing, or just enjoying the scenery. Very restful retreat.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75
Damage Deposit $150

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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