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Cottage on Canal with Gulf Access

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Two bedrooms home on canal with access to Gulf.

The cottage is located on the canal leading to the Gulf of Mexico and great fishing. The 1940's home is remodeled, with a fully equipped kitchen, dining area, living room, laundry, two bedrooms with queen sized beds, and a large bathroom with tiled shower. The house is comfortable and should provide all you need for your stay. Wood deck all around provides star gazing and cool breezes. The Lower Suwannee River Management area is a quick 15 minute drive and provides unspoiled beauty.


Owner
Ramona
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
November 9, 2017

About Ramona

I am originally from Florida and grew up on the salt water. I recently found an old 8mm movie of me rowing a dinghy when I was 3 years old, although it was tied to the shore of the Anclote River. I lived in this house in Horseshoe Beach for 18 years; I now live in my childhood home on the river.

Ramona purchased this house in 1996

Why Ramona chose Horseshoe Beach

The house is located on a canal with easy access to the Gulf of Mexico and some of the best fishing in Florida. Having lived here for 18 years, the home is designed and equipped to be lived in - not simply a place to stay.

What makes this house unique

Horseshoe Beach is one of the few remaining towns along the Gulf Coast that is still quaint, quiet, and laid back. The fishing, both inshore and offshore is great. Dixie County has approximately 40 miles of coastline with only 1 mile in private ownership; the rest is sawgrass and salt marshes.

Map

Car: necessary

Amenities

Horseshoe Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Large bathroom with oversized tiled shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - Black out shades
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Black out shades
  • Each bedrooms has a queen size "Beauty Rest" bed with night stands and dresser. Black out shades now in both bedrooms.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
Notes:
The house is located on the widest canal is Horseshoe Beach, with easy access to the Gulf of Mexico within 2 minutes. There is a boat house (10' x 20') to tie your boat under.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(27 traveler reviews)

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Cottage on Canal with Gulf Access
average rating of 4.5925927 based on 27 reviews
5

We didn't go, but....

  • 5 of 5

Our reservation was supposed to be our exit strategy from Hurricane Irma. We live on the east coast of Florida. But Mother Nature had other ideas and turned Irma. However, we have stayed at Ramona's before and we love her and her house. It's in a great location right across from the marina, it's spacious and comfortably furnished, has a great kitchen for cooking the catch of the day, and is pet-friendly. We will definitely go back. It's our go-to house for Horseshoe Beach.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Everything worked. Beds were comfy. House was clean upon arrival.

  • 4 of 5

Everything worked. Beds were comfy. House was clean upon arrival. Great little place!

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Stuart, Florida
5

Great place to relax and scallop

  • 5 of 5

Horseshoe beach is truly a hidden gem. This was our first trip here and we will definitely be back one day. The house was clean and well equipped. We have absolutely no complaints about our stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Guntersville AL
5

The cottage had everything we needed. Enjoyed reading its history.

  • 5 of 5

Sleepy little fishing town until the marina /Jakes Pub winds up on Saturday night... fun to sit on the wrap around deck and watch the golf carts full of teens come and go. We got 1/2 our scallop limit (more than I cared to clean). Beauriful sunsets, walked to the restaurant down the street. Great breeze and hangout by the dock. We will be back. Very relaxing. Ramona is wonderful.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect location, perfect house

  • 5 of 5

Extremely convenient, right on the water with a place to park there boat! House was very clean and we felt right at home. I highly recommend this place!

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect for what we wanted

  • 5 of 5

The house was a great size for us. In a great location with easy access to the boat ramps. The owner is wonderful!

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2017
  • Stayed: April 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

Pet Fee $25
Cleaning $40

Rate of $115.00 is based on two persons. Additional fee of $10 per person.

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.

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