About the property
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- Minimum Stay2 - 4 nights
Beautiful Riverfront Home Located On Private Lot. 3 Bedrooms; 2 Boat Slips
For stays between now and June 8, 2018, buy 2 nights and get the 3rd night free!
The Caper Cottage is a lovely 3 bedroom riverfront home located next door to Steinhatchee Landing Resort.
Caper is defined as 'to leap or dance about' and that's what the Caper Cottage is all about! Stay at the Caper Cottage and enjoy yourself with a waterfront location in Steinhatchee. Bring your boats! With your private boat dock, you have 2 boat slips available for your use. Depending on the size of your boats, you may possibly fit 3 at the dock.
This 3 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath home is everything you would want for your vacation. Sitting on a large private lot, the home offers a large living area, dining areas to seat 13, and beds to sleep 8-10.
The living area is a large open area, great for family get together s of a large group. The French doors open onto a Florida room with an expansive view to the river. The Florida room has a sofa and dining table, a perfect place to enjoy your fresh catch of the day! There's a wood deck off the Florida room and a screened room with a shower off the deck. Walk out the back to your private dock that accommodates 2 boats.
The front bedroom (bedroom 1) is furnished with a double and a single bed. It is served by the guest bathroom next door.
The middle bedroom (bedroom 2) also has a double and a single bed. It has a Jack and Jill bath with the Master bedroom. This Jack and Jill bath has a tub and walk-in shower. There is a walk-thru closet between bedroom 2 and the Master that also has a sink. No need to wait for the full bath to be available for brushing your teeth!
The garage has been set up to accommodate additional guests if you would like. It has 2 twin beds and a half bath. There is floor room for additional blow up beds if you want to bring them. Please note the garage does not have central air or heat. There is a window air conditioner and space heaters are used in the winter.
Recreation: Steinhatchee is known for its fishing and scalloping. You have your choice of fishing inshore or offshore, with redfish, grouper, sea trout, flounder, black bass, snapper, cobia and more waiting for you! Scallop season opens July 1st and ends September 25th. Boat rentals and charters are available through the local marinas.
If you are looking for other activities, you can always go bird watching, hiking, hunting, canoeing, kayaking, scuba diving, cave diving, nature photography, and visiting the many state parks in the area.
So, whatever you choose to do here in the Hatch, you will have memories to last a lifetime.
Trish Aikenhead & Patty Zurbrick
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- Calendar last updated:
- Apr 17, 2018
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Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
Nice house but needs updating
Our group stayed at Caper Cottage for 4 days to scallop. Boat dock and back yard are very nice. House was extremely clean and spacious but some items need to be replaced. Our friends who stayed in the front bedroom were extremely uncomfortable on the double bed mattress. The springs are shot and the thin egg crate topper didn't help. New mattress is definitely needed. Couches in the living room have seen better days - kind of stained and saggy. But other rooms and garage bedroom were fine. Be aware that although other reviews mention plenty of seating for meals, the kitchen table only seats 4 with 3 bar stools at the kitchen counter. All other tables were outside. Kitchen was stocked OK but some of the appliances (toaster, dishwasher) also need to be replaced. Be prepared if you plan on cooking and eating in because the nearest large grocery store is over an hour away. We shopped at home before we left and hauled everything in coolers. LOTS of pre-organization and careful planning necessary. Small local market has a decent but limited selection but prices are high and you may not find certain things you want. Fun days on the water though and good scalloping so we ended up having a wonderful time.
Super nice house! Very spacious!
We definitely enjoyed our stay. The house is very nice and the private docks are nice as well. The swing on the dock was especially enjoyable! The sunroom was nice on a rainy morning with the windows open, as was the hot tub! The ride down river to the ocean is pretty long due to no wake zone, allow a good 20-30 minutes.
2017 Scallop Trip
We have rented from Trish for several years and both her and the properties she represents are first class. She always goes above and beyond to assist with any of our needs. When we couldn't find a shrimp deveighner in Steinhatchee, she brought one from her personal home. We appreciated the effort. The property is fantastic and has everything we desire in a rental. Love the large kitchen and open living room. We entertain a large group each evening and the space is great..
Perfect set up for a large group!
After a long day of scalloping this was the perfect home for all of us to return to. We cooked several full meals in the enormous kitchen and had plenty of room for everyone to sit at a table to eat. The docks were a great set us as well. Got some beautiful pics of the sun setting on the river. Would definitely stay here again!
Very nice! The house is very open,high ceilings and nicely laid out. Very clean
this house can sleep a ton of people, it has 3 bedrooms 2 baths and another half bath in the garage, the garage is set up to sleep additional people and its air-conditioned with carpet floors. only 1 negative is the location is way up the river and it is a long no wake zone, but that is the only negative.
Great month out of the cold.
good kitchen and Florida room. Great view from the deck. Screened in porch with hot tub is a plus. Steinhatchee and surrounding area are a welcome contrast to the traffic and congestion in other parts of Florida.
Rates & Availability
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Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed 3 night minimum for holidays We accept MC, Visa and Discover