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Lakefront, Pool-Heated Screened, Hot Tub, Log Home, & Rec House

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedrooms and sofa bed, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 10

Come enjoy 'Old Florida'; sprawling live oak trees, smell the flowers and listen to the birds and insects while you stroll the 300 ft. wooden walkway lined with banana trees and tropical plants on your way to the lake. This log home with interesting art work from around the world, and with screened-in, heated pool is a vacation into itself. But from this central location consider this: Atlantic coast - 1 hr; Gulf Coast - 1 1/2 hrs, Disney - 2 hrs, and U of FLA - 15 miles. Within 20 miles there's 10 lakes, rivers, streams, crystal clear springs for fishing, canoeing, kayaking, and swimming. Experience the diversity!

Screened in Pool Room for Family Gatherings: Enjoy the outdoors without the bugs. There's access to the pool room directly from double doors from the kitchen. Sit around with ample seating, and enjoy a cool drink. Come and enjoy a natural Florida. Also, enjoy a the Hot Tub in the screened in room.

More Details

Owner
Richard Jordan
Member since: 2000
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 22, 2017

About Richard Jordan

I have been in the Vacation Home Rental business for about 20 years. I was traveling to different areas, and renting homes, as opposed to hotel rooms; since I enjoyed the comfort of a home, I thought, 'Why not get into the business'. I live a short distance from the Log House on Lake Jeffords, so, if you have a problem, just call me. Thanks, Rich

Richard Jordan purchased this house in 1995

Why Richard Jordan chose Florida North Central

I choose this location because of the quiet, peaceful outdoor location, the character of the Log House, and the private lake.The sunsets are fabulous.

Amenities

Hawthorne House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Filtered Water
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking On Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom - 2 double
    Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
    Ohter - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • 1 room with two double beds, 1 room with one king/queen and child beds, 1 childrens beds
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles
  • Binoculars
  • Boat ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 14 garden chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
1 Queen, 2 full, 2 twin trundle bed, 1 sleeper sofa. Tropical landscaping on 3 areas. Dock and 12' x 12' dining gazebo on lake, canoe included in rental cost.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(95 traveler reviews)

Lakefront, Pool-Heated Screened, Hot Tub, Log Home, & Rec House
average rating of 4.8105264 based on 95 reviews
5

Fantastic!

  • 5 of 5

Fabulous place! My husband and I visited with our five kids, ages 16-6. Everyone had a great time.

Just bring your groceries (grocery store just 8 minutes away), fishing gear, and a football and you're all set. Everybody enjoyed the canoe, fishing, the hot tub, the rec house, and nature at its finest.

There was more than enough space, with plenty of blankets, towels, and all you need to cook and grill. There was even wood ready for us at the fire pit so we roasted marshmallows.

The younger kids enjoyed the pool but it was too cold for us older folk. We're Floridians and with the abnormally cold temps lately the water was still too cold for us. The little ones were in and out constantly though.

Rich also has a good selection of movies to watch.

  • Submitted: Mar 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay, and thank you for leaving the home in great shape. Please come back to visit us. Rich
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5

Assume

  • 5 of 5

I enjoyed my stay with my family. This place is just as described. We had a good time. The best part was sitting around the fireplace and roasting marshmallows. Also, my children just wanted to keep on swimming all day and night. I will be renting again next year. Thank you.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful get away.

  • 5 of 5

We had a nice relaxing time here. This is the place to go to get away from it all. The boardwalk and landscaping was beautiful.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Keith for leaving everything in such good shape. Hope to see you guys again. Rich
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4

Great Getaway !!!!

  • 4 of 5

The property was great and was exactly how the pictures showed. What was wonderful too is the house had a washer and dryer, so we were able to wash the linens and towels before leaving. The only complaints I would have is that there were lots of wasps nests in different areas of the house as well as inside of the outside table on the front of the house and the house seemed a bit dusty. The wifi signal was in and out so be prepared to go over your data if you have a limit.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Katherine for letting me know about the wasps, dust,and the internet problem. We'll get those corrected. Glad you enjoyed yourselves, and hope to see you again. Thanks, Rich
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5

Very nice, exactly as described!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay there! The pool was great, the house was spacious with plenty of room. Reasonable distance to all of the beaches we wanted to visit. Beautiful lake and dock! We would definately recommend to anyone and would love to stay again!

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Syllena, for leaving everything is such great shape. Please come back to see us. Rich
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5

What a beautiful retreat

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for my daughter's wedding in Gainesville. Richard is very prompt in responding and the booking was easy. The pictures cannot capture how beautiful this home and property are. We had everything we needed and more. Movies, games, albums, and of course the gameroom where many a game of ping pong occurred. The pool was clean and large. Everyone was in awe of this home. We will definitely stay here again at the next family gathering! Highly recommend this cabin!

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you guys enjoyed your stay. You're invited back anytime. Thanks, Rich
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Map

Outdoor lovers----come and enjoy. Just sit by the lake, and enjoy the beautiful sunsets. Or---enjoy the heated, screened in pool and Hot Tub.

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Rates & Availability

Hawthorne House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$180
From
$200
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,150
$3,200
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $100
Tax Rate 11.5%

When you rent the main property, the Rec House can be used for $10.00 per day with a maximum charge of $50.00. Also, an extra canoe for rent at $10.00 per day with a maximum charge of $50.00.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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