Exceptional Waterfront 3/2 Home
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- Minimum stay:7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
This is not your typical rental house. This three-bedroom, two-bath, 3,200 square foot home is on the water in Crystal River and has a one-car garage. It is the personal second home of Douglas & Sherri Brown, executives in the publishing industry. When the home is not rented, it is used by the owners and their two golden retrievers.
Inside you will find the house is loaded with top-notch furniture, artwork, appliances, bedding, towels, dishes, and accessories. The kitchen is stocked with all the amenities needed to enjoy a relaxing waterfront meal. The master bedroom has a king bed and its own bathroom. The second bedroom has a queen bed and in the third bedroom there is a day bed. There is also another full bathroom located in the hallway. The entire floor is professionally tiled in hand-selected Mexican tile. Imported sinks in the bathrooms and specialty hardware from Mexico adorn the rooms, resulting in an exotic, Spanish-style feel. There are two flat-screen TVs with DVD players. The living room TV has surround sound.
For your convenience, we also provide free cable with music, wireless Internet, and long distance calling. We have also installed a reverse osmosis water purification system and there is a high-efficiency washer and dryer available for you to use. Linens, towels and paper products are provided for your use.
This stunning, pet-friendly waterfront home is located on a deep canal with direct Gulf access. There is a 28-foot floating dock, electrical outlets and fresh water. The back yard features extensive decks with seating to enjoy the beauty of the river and wildlife. The screened in private patio has a propane BBQ grill, lap pool, outside shower, and ample seating. We have two kayaks and a gas-fired cooker for frying fish or doing a Low Country boil. The patio is screened with a special fine mesh to help keep even the smallest bug out. The home is approximately 20 minutes from King’s Bay and 30 minutes from the Gulf of Mexico by boat.
Crystal River has activities for the whole family, including world-class flats fishing for red fish, trout, Spanish mackerel, cobia, and tarpon. Crystal River offers one of the few remaining areas to scallop in Florida during the summer. You can catch freshwater bass and trap blue crabs off the dock, or look for manatees and dolphins. Offshore, there is terrific shallow and deepwater grouper fishing.
Within a short drive, there is a mall with a multiplex movie theater, restaurants and shopping in historic downtown Crystal River, kayaking, Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park, walking and bike trails, scuba diving, and swimming with the manatees. The house is only a short walk from the Crystal River Archeological Museum and surrounded by the Crystal River State Park Buffer Reserve. Plan a day trip to any of the nine state parks within 50 miles or work on your back swing at one of the 12 nearby golf courses. You will make memories to last a lifetime here!
You can rent at very affordable rates by the week or by the month. For more information about reservations, rates, and availability call 352-622-1825.
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Keywords: House, boat dock, vacation, swimming, scuba, manatee, springs, nature coast, fishing, snorkeling, diving, boat lift, wildlife, scalloping, waterfront, west coast, recreation, birds, off shore fishing, biking, trails
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Member since: 2009
- 3 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Considered
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
- King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
Local Services & Businesses
- Bird Watching
- Paddle Boating
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Pier Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Dining Room
- Seating for 6 people
- Air Conditioning
- Alarm Clock
- Basic Soaps
- Ceiling Fans
- Clothes Dryer
- Filtered Water
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Laundry Soap
- Linens Provided
- Living Area
- Living Room
- Local Activities Guide
- Paper Towels
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Ice Maker
- Pantry Items
- Boat Dock
- Deck / Patio
- Kayak / Canoe
- Outdoor Entertainment Area
- Outdoor Grill
- Outdoor Grill Gas
- Porch / Veranda
- Screen Porch / Veranda
- Wood Deck
Pool / Spa
- Outdoor Pool
- Private Pool
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My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning Fee $100
- Refundable Damage Deposit $250
- Pet Fee $50
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Crystal River has activities for the whole family, including world-class flats fishing in clear waters for red fish, trout, Spanish mackerel, cobia, and tarpon. Crystal River offers one of the few remaining areas to scallop in Florida during the summer. You can catch freshwater bass and trap blue crabs off the dock, or look for manatees and dolphins. Offshore, there is terrific shallow and deepwater grouper fishing. Within a short drive, there is a mall with a multiplex movie theater, restaurants and shopping in historic downtown Crystal River, kayaking, Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park, Crystal River Archaeological State Park, walking and bike trails, scuba diving, and swimming with the manatees. Plan a day trip to any of the nine state parks within 50 miles or work on your back swing at one of the 12 nearby golf courses.
Year Purchased: 2004
About the owner: Sherri and I live in Ocala, a short 45-minute drive to Crystal River. We really enjoy the small-town feeling in Crystal River and the natural setting along the beautiful Gulf Coast. Crystal River has the very unique combination of the fresh water bay and springs and the Gulf of Mexico just a short distance away. Our house is perfectly situated halfway between the two. You won't find any high-rise condos here in one of the last remaining natural areas of Florida. Yet Crystal River offers all the modern conveniences of shopping, restaurants, supermarkets, movie theatres, a mall, unique shops in the historic district, and more. It has it all.
Why the Owner Chose Indian Waters, Crystal River, FL, USA:
We chose Crystal River because we loved coming here for many years before we could get our own place. It is always a thrill to watch the manatees, dolphins, pelicans, and eagles no matter how many times we have seen them. There is nothing to compare to the fishing and boating in the area, and in the summer, it is one of the last places in Florida where you can catch live scallops. We hope you enjoy the 'Nature Coast' area as much as we do.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Sherri and I have stayed in many fine hotels and luxury vacation rentals over the years. At one point, we started to make a list of our likes and dislikes. We designed and remodeled with those ideas in mind. For example, we furnished the house with top-quality beds, mattresses, sheets, comforters, and furniture. The kitchen is equipped with all the items you would find in your own kitchen, including quality knives, flatware, appliances, plates, wine glasses, napkins, towels, pots and pans, soap, detergent, and spices — everything you would need. There is a washer and dryer, irons, an ironing board, and bathroom supplies if you forget something. We do not want you running to the store; we want you to enjoy yourselves and come back for many years. You can reach Crystal, our property manager, at 352-622-1825, and she will assist you in any way possible.
- Primary: (352) 622-1825 (Florida, USA)
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Front of Casa del Rio
Screened in patio with swim spa
Master bedroom with King size bed, closet and its own bathroom
2nd Bedroom with a queen bed
3rd Bedroom with a daybed and desk
Living Room Entertainment Center
Bar area that leads out to the back decks
Dresser and TV in master bedroom
3rd Bedroom Closet
Automatic 1 Car Garage and entrance to the back deck area
This listing was first published here in 2011.
Date last modified - Saturday, December 03, 2016
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