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Tranquil-Waterfront-Nature Coast-Cottage

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,200 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Welcome to the Daydream Cottage our 2/2 home for rent in Old Homosassa; a nature lover’s paradise and world renowned FISHING destination! Unplug on the NATURE COAST and experience a simple barefoot lifestyle!

This secluded home is set on THREE ACRES of private wooded property on Mason Creek. This is a fantastic location to get away, unplug, go fishing, boating or experience old Florida in any number of theraputic ways. Dock your fishing boat at your own PRIVATE DOCK or launch at any of 3 free ramp locations less than 4 minutes away. Picture 230 feet of private water frontage with endless waterways to explore. CANOE, KAYAK or load up your outboard for a day on the water! A scenic 15 minute boat ride will take you into some of Florida's best fishing areas in the Gulf of Mexico or cruise up the Homosassa Springs River toward Homosassa’s Wildlife Park where you can SWIM WITH MANATEES in crystal clear springs! (By land the Nature Park is less than 5 minutes away.) Only 10 minutes from highway 19; 20 minutes from Crystal River; 30 minutes from Weeki Wachee, golfing within 5-10 miles, this area is remote enough to take you away but close enough to grocery chains & restaurants and other fun excursions. At local establishments like the Riverside Crabhouse, The Freezer, MacRae's, the Starting Gate and the Old Mill Tavern you will undoubtedly experience America's small town friendliness teeming with local color. Old Homosassa is also very biker-friendly whether you are a pedal pusher or a motorized biker.

Our simple Florida lifestyle home is not high-end-fancy but it is absolutely clean and fully furnished for your comfort and convenience. Our favorite spot is the breezy 13 X 26 foot screened porch overlooking the water. This is where your daydreams begin. We have lovingly named it PARADISE PORCH. Step inside to a large comfortable great room with a panoramic view. The large island kitchen is well equiped. Other features are an indoor laundry; two full bathrooms and two bedrooms (one has a full-size bed and the master has a King. All bed and bath linens are furnished and of high quality. The spacious living room will accommodate additional day guests. Enjoy the peace and tranquility of staying on a natural unspoiled florida waterway and enjoy the sounds and sights of nature including, egrets, blue heron, ospreys, manatees, dolphins, otters, deer and hummingbirds! Spend endless days on the water FISHING and BOATING. No boat? No problem! There are plenty of charter excursions and boat rentals available in the area.

Whether you just want to relax and allow daydreams to visit, or you want to take in all that Florida has to offer, this is the perfect place. Less than 2 hours to Walt Disney World; less than 1 hour to white sandy beaches. Less than 1-1/2 hours to Tampa Bay area & Busch Gardens.

Start by sending us an email at homosassahome1@gmail.com or call GLENN at 407-668-2906. 100% of our guests have been completely satisfied with the ultra-personal service we provide. Please ask about the special services we offer. We are awaiting your inquiry at the Daydream Cottage!

More Details

Owner
Glenn or Laura
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
September 24, 2018

About Glenn or Laura

We live and work in Orlando, Florida but found our favorite vacation spots are not overcrowded beaches, highrises & tourist attractions, rather, we enjoy areas like this nature coast paradise. We chose this place because we felt others would enjoy a unique kind of place with lots of space, privacy and being on the water. We think our rental has a relaxing cottage-in-the-woods feeling, is rejuvenating, serene and once you get here you will not want to leave.

Why Glenn or Laura chose Old Homosassa

If you are looking for a private natural setting with gulf access that is comfortably furnished, well equipped & very clean, but is not fancy and not as pricey give us a call.

We will handle your reservation personally and we respect our guests privacy first and foremost. Ask about the special services we offer.

What makes this cottage unique

Lots of parking space for your RV, boat, etc.

Very private, quiet setting of unspoiled nature with access to the Gulf of Mexico and other popular and endless waterways. Popular fishing and scalloping destination.

Amenities

Old Homosassa Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Must agree to Rental Rules and items in the Rental Agreement.
  • Pets must be approved and Pet Addendum completed and signed.
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Two full baths
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , Full size
  • Master has a King-size bed with a comfy memory foam topper. Small bedroom has a full-size bed. King-size bed is semi-firm. Full-size bed is firm.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
Notes:
Amazing Hammock! Picnic and patio furniture. Campfire pit and firewood (fires only when permitted by Citrus County). Guest Information book with lots of helpful information: Menus for local restaurants; area brouchures, & monthly tide charts available.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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average rating of 4.923077 based on 39 reviews
5

Perfect Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Just what the Doctor ordered! Peaceful, Quiet, Secluded getaway right in the middle of a small community. Immaculate, fully stocked and all the creature comforts! Just pack your clothes and a fishing rod...bait shop is just 5 minutes away on the Homosassa River. While there is great internet connection and large flat screen TV with cable, we spent every moment outside on the dock, exploring the property or relaxing in the hammock. Evenings were spent on the large spacious screened in porch where we ate our dinners (breakfast on the dock and lunch at the picnic table.) You won't want to leave! Nature lovers paradise, sunrise with the birds, river otters, manatees right off the dock, deer and turkey, water birds, hawks, osprey, too much to list....bring you camera and binoculars! So many stars at night you would think you were in the middle of nowhere.

  • Submitted: May 7, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thx for the great review. You were perfect guests! Thanks for all you did that was above and beyond. Come back soon!
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5

Perfect place to unwind

  • 5 of 5

A perfect place to relax and unwind and see old Florida. We saw deer, sea turtles and dolphins while on our way out to go scalloping and boating. Glenn was so kind to take us down the creek and show us how to get to the gulf. He also happened to be there upon departure and helped us take our boat out. The porch and dock are great! The cottage was very clean and comfortable. Just a great place!

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thx for the great review! You are the best guests ever! Thx for doing the cleaning! What a treat to find guests that are so gratious and we enjoyed chatting as fellow-VRBO’ers.
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5

Clean, well maintained in a beautiful, secluded setting, minutes from activities and restaurants.

  • 5 of 5

We were very impressed by the beautiful view and surroundings. The home was immaculate and comfortable. The owner met us and showed us around. He introduced us to a neighbor and they helped us with a problem we were having with our boat. Although we decided not to take our boat on this portion of the river due to the rocks, we still enjoyed the private dock area. There are many activities and restaurants in the area just a few minutes away from this secluded home. We really felt at home here during our visit, thanks to the owner.

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the nice review and comments! Hope you are able to return again.
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The Cottage

  • 5 of 5

The Cottage was very clean and everything we needed was there, our st s y could not have been better

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very comfortable and clean!

  • 5 of 5

Loved everything about this cottage. It was close to the gulf but secluded enough to be quaint.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the review! We're glad it worked out well for you. Hope to see you again!
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Peace and Tranqulity

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay to the fullest. Very down to earth, many special touches and a very clean cottage! A Blesing for Both of us! Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are blessed to have such great guests!
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Map

Nearest Airport
75 Miles
Tampa International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
Old Mill Tavern
Nearest Golf
5.5 Miles
Lecanto
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
The Starting Gate Breakfast and Lunch Diner
Nearest Beach
25 Miles
Crystal River - Fort Island Rd

Homosassa Springs Kayak tour to see manatees;

Homosassa Wildlife Park;

Butterfly Gardens;

Horseback riding 1 hour away on Hywy 44

Dive at the Devil's Den in nearby Williston, FL

Kayak and boat rentals

Chartered fishing tours

Flats fishing

Photos

Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet fees are based on type of pet, number of pets and length of stay. Minimum $50 Maximum $200.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.