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MERMAID BUNGALOW - KAYAKS/ADULT BIKES/ PADDLE BOAT INCLUDED!!!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedroom, 2 bath. Water front with private dock.Sleeps 6, Washer/Drier,grill

ARE YOU LOOKING FOR THAT FUN, RELAXING BUT ADVENTUROUS, OLD FLORIDA SETTING? YOU JUST FOUND IT!!

Have fun in our newly renovated, 2 bedroom, 2 bath home. Living room includes 54 inch flat screen TV, DVD player, comfortable futon that sleeps two with surrounding chairs to visit while enjoying a variety of games for all ages or to relax around the fireplace which has electric logs for your enjoyment. Dining room has white wicker table, four chairs with view of the water. Kitchen is full of color with two bar stools at counter overlooking the water. Fully stocked with pots ,pans, crock-pot, dishes, coffee pot, creamer, blinder, toaster, outdoor cooking utensils, paper products, variety of spices and more. Washer and dryer available in laundry area of house with laundry soap, dryer sheets, ironing board and iron. Each bedroom has a flat screen TV. One bedroom with king bed, walk-in closet, portable small crib, baby linens and children toys, several bathrobes available as well. Second bedroom has twin single beds (2).

FREE WIFI (fast) and land line with FREE long distance calls for US and Canada, no international calls.

Relax on your private deck before taking the kayaks down the river. Two docks, one is a floating dock, bring your own boat. We have a private small ramp for the kayaks a much easier way to launch into the water. This ramp is shared between both our Mermaid Bungalow and Pirate Cove.

Have fun in our 4 seat paddle boat that is included with stay (availability depends on usage - paddle boat is the only item shared between both our Mermaid Bungalow and Pirate Cove guest that sit side by side).

FREE WIFI and land line with FREE long distance calls for US and Canada, no international calls.

Outdoor chairs. Enjoy cooking out every night on the grill or dining out at local eateries. Our canal has access to the main Weeki Wachee River and Gulf access.

Visit the famous Weeki Wachee Springs State Water park where you can see live mermaids and enjoy the mermaid show, fun for all ages. Walt Disney along with all Orlando attractions within two hours and golfing close by. Several parks close minutes away and great for fishing. recommended.

Check out our other rental right next door when extra room is needed - PIRATE COVE listing 761099 that also includes bikes and kayaks!

Contract and waivers for kayaks, bikes and paddle boat are required to be completed prior to stay.

Lead guest must be 25 years of age or older

More Details

Owner
alice archibald
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 22, 2017

About alice archibald

My husband and I are both from Florida and live near the property. We enjoy boating, fishing, scalloping, kayaking and all the beauty of the Weeki Wachee River along with the Gulf waters.

alice archibald purchased this house in 2014

Why alice archibald chose Florida

We purchased this home the end of Dec. 2014 and completed remodeling Feb. 2015 as a vacation home. Because we are from this area and generations past, we wanted to share with others what we appreciate daily. The Weeki Wachee River gives you peace, relaxation and takes you to a place where you can hear the birds in the morning, watch the ducks swim and see manatee swim by as you kayak or paddle around in our fun paddle boat.

What makes this house unique

The Mermaid Bungalow is fun and unique. It is a feel good, feel happy place with a fun purple kitchen and tropical soft colors in the bedrooms and bathrooms. You are able to relax and enjoy the simple things in life with that added adventure! SEE OLD FLORIDA in it's best with nature and have fun watching the MANATEES!!!

We are truly known for the cleanliness, save area and the extra fun features our Mermaid Bungalow gives. With having bikes, kayaks, paddle boat included make your stay an even more fun one!

Amenities

Weeki Wachee Gardens House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • 2/ 3 vehicles depending on size, boat trailer counts as 1 When unloading boat, pull boat & trailer across front yard if does not in drive, no in road
  • No RV's, campers of any type or tents unless discussed prior to booking.
  • No parties unless discussed prior to booking.
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Lotion, cotton balls, extra soap, shampoo and hair dryer available.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 baby crib , Flat screen TV, portable baby crib
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Flat screen TV
  • Living room has a new futon that sleeps two. Walk-in closet with small portable crib and linens along with children toys. Bathrobes available. Each bedroom has a flat screen TV. One with King bed, second bedroom with two single twin beds (2).
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 2 bicycles
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(37 traveler reviews)

MERMAID BUNGALOW - KAYAKS/ADULT BIKES/ PADDLE BOAT INCLUDED!!!
average rating of 4.9459457 based on 37 reviews
5

Fun!

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay! We enjoyed the paddle boat and swimming off the dock. Pine Island Beach and Weeki Wachee are very close.

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad to know everyone had a great time and how much fun you had!!! So glad you came and we hope you come back!!! THANK YOU!!!
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5

Absolute Relaxation

  • 5 of 5

Perfect place to relax and get away from the everyday hustle. We have stayed here once before and loved it so we returned again this year and had just as much fun as before. Kids loved kayaking and swimming. There is no need to over pack. This place has everything you need. Owner is great communicating from start to finish.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So great having you back and knowing everyone had a fun time!!! Even the duck - Duke, Henry or whatever name he is called was back again to visit you!! Thank you for the kind review and looking forward to future visits!!!
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5

Beautiful

  • 5 of 5

This property is in a quaint little town and it is amazing!

It was beautiful being on the river, to enjoy catching mullet, sheepshead, and blue crabs. We so much enjoyed kayaking down the river everyday and plus it was good workout.

Alice the owner was an outstanding hostess and she welcomed us like we were best friends. Thank you Alice for an outstanding family vacation.

If you are looking for a relaxing, serene, beautiful vacation home this is the home you should choose.

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was so nice meeting you and we are happy to know everyone had a great time. So excited you caught crabs while you were here too! We are looking forward to your next visit!!! THANK YOU for staying at our Mermaid Bungalow!!!!!
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5

Wonderful vacation destination

  • 5 of 5

This is a great place to unwind and just relax. The owners have made it extra special by providing EVERYTHING you can think of. We had a great time fishing from the deck and watching the manatees swim by each day. Thanks Beth for your hospitality.....we will definitely be back.

The Pohls....Atlanta, Georgia

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad everyone had such a good time at our Mermaid Bungalow and we can't wait to have you back again!!!! So happy the mom and baby manatees came around to visit you!!! THANKS SO MUCH!!!
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5

An awesome peaceful vacation home!

  • 5 of 5

What can I say! The Owner Alice was as sweet as can be.She came by to check on us and to see if needed anything. Needed anything. She had anything you could possibiliy imagine or need. She also had a special gift for us and the kids. The bungalow itself was so homey and comfortable. We will definitely be back! Alice thank for you for your hospitality! Stayed in many vrbos but this was by far the most peaceful relaxing one

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am thrilled to know everyone had a great time and all enjoyed the little touches of the house. When I find new items that show fun character to the house I like to add it to the theme to give that fun, adventurous and relaxing feeling. So glad to know you will be back, looking forward to your stay again!!! THANK YOU!!!
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Hudson, FL
5

Mermaid Bungalow is Wonderful!!

  • 5 of 5

This little bungalow was awesome!!! We live locally and wanted to spend some family time on the Weeki Wachee River. I'm so thrilled that we chose Mermaid Bungalow. From the moment that we arrived we loved it. Alice the owner really goes above & beyond to make your stay special. She even leaves special little treats for you :) Just about everything you need is there from sunscreen to sunglasses & even bug spray!! The place was very clean and the beds were very comfortable. We plan on staying here again in the future.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much staying at our Mermaid Bungalow and it is so nice knowing everyone had such a great time. We look forward to your next visit!!!!
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Map

Nearest Airport
58 Miles
Tampa International Airport
Nearest Motorway
9 Miles
SunCoast Park Way
Nearest Restaurant
0.6 Miles
LaBella Napoli and The Cove
Nearest Beach
0.6 Miles
Pine Island(salt) 5miles,Rogers Park(fresh) .6

The Weeki Wachee attraction and water park is only minutes away where you can see live mermaids along with the mermaid show. Walt Disney and other Orlando attractions are only 1 1/2hrs from here. Local golfing, Pine Island which has a small white sandy beach and park (salt water) and Rogers Park with a white sandy beach (fresh water) are all very close by. Rogers Park has a playground fun for children, sandy volley ball court and have fun swimming in the Weeki Watchee River watching kayaks, paddle boats, boats and people having fun rafting on the river. A nice selection of places to eat located within minutes from our home or enjoy cooking from you own gas grill.

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Rates & Availability

Weeki Wachee Gardens House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
SUMMER 2017
Jun 1 2017 - Jul 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$175
From
$190
Thu,Fri,Sat
$925
$2,400
 
 
SUMMER 2018
Jun 1 2018 - Jul 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
$175
From
$195
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$950
$2,400
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$125
From
$155
Thu,Fri,Sat
$825
$2,250
 

Additional information about rental rates

Exit cleaning fee $110
Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 11.5%

Contract required to be completed prior to stay. Waivers for bikes, kayaks and paddle boat required to be completed if used during stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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