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Waterfront Home, Heated Pool, Kayaks, Bikes, PaddleBoards, Canoe, Sunroom w/ TV

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,890 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Fully renovated large waterfront home, deep water canal. Pool, Easy Gulf Access

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Your Crystal River Home Away from Home.

We treat our guests very well! We want to give you an experience that will make you feel that this property is "your place" in Crystal River.

This large 3 bedroom, 2 bath waterfront home sleeps 10 people, and 14 can dine in the gourmet kitchen. The gorgeous, L shaped heated Saltwater pool overlooks the wide deep water canal. Dolphins and manatee come up to the dock and you can launch our kayaks, canoe or SUP paddle board (all included in the rental rate) right from the dock. You can also tie up and keep your boat at our dock during your stay. There is a boat launch just 3 minutes away. Both of our rental homes are equipped with Pack and Play's for out guests with infants.

The beautiful sunroom w/ a 42 in. flatscreen TV overlooks the pool, water and large floating dock. Two very nice SUN bicycles are also included in the rental rate along with fishing gear and other water floatables. A charcoal grill and a portable fish cleaning station is also included. Save $$ by not having to rent kayaks, canoes, bikes, etc.!

RENTAL RATE: $1,079/wk plus tax (7 days/6 nights) or $179night w/ 3 night minimum plus $150 cleaning fee and 100% refundable $500 security deposit. *MONTHLY RATE: $3,999 plus tax, cleaning fee and 100% refundable security deposit. THIS IS A NO SMOKING PROPERTY.

There are large Sailfin Catfish, Sheepshead fish and Red Snapper to be caught right from the dock. You can also catch freshwater bass and trap blue crabs off the dock. Feel free to use our 3 sit on top fishing kayaks with rod holders, paddles and PFDs, our two Sun Bicycles to ride to the mall or state park preserve, our SUP paddle board, and our canoe to get you to 3 sister's springs.

The front and side yards are large and filled with palm trees. There is a large 2 car garage with a work bench and plenty of storage area.There is room in the driveway for two vehicles or a boat trailer or RV.

This dog-friendly waterfront home is located on a family-friendly street in the coveted north end of Crystal River near the mall, restaurants and the downtown area. It is 3 min. from Crystal River Watersports where you can launch your boat for $10, and buy bait and fishing equipment. When not rented, the home is used by our family for personal vacations.

The home is furnished with good quality (all new) furniture. A queen size sleeper sofa and loveseat, and a trundle bed that sleeps two overlooks the pool and water. There are newer Kenmore Elite stainless steel appliances, comfortable pillowtop bedding on all beds, linens, bathrobes, towels, dishes, a toaster oven, a convection oven, a griddle, grill, fish cleaning station and many more accessories too numerous to list.

The kitchen is stocked with good-quality cookware needed to prepare family meals. The master bedroom has a very comfortable king size bed and its own large bathroom. Both the 2nd and 3rd bedrooms have queen beds.There is also another full bathroom with tub located between the 2nd and 3rd bedrooms. We also have an inflatable Queen size Serta Sleeper matress available (when used, the home sleeps 12 people). The flooring in the living room and common areas is beautiful ceramic tile making clean-up easy and fast .

There are five new flat-screen TVs; a 60 in. in the livingroom, a 52 in. in the master bedroom, a 42” in the sunroom, and a 32” in the 2nd & 3rd bedrooms. Wi-Fi and basic cable TV are included along with DVD/CD players.

This family-friendly home is located on a deep canal with Gulf access. The canal is 14 ft. deep at high tide and 5 ft deep at low tide. VERY large boats access this canal easily. There is one bridge going out to the Gulf but it is 40 ft high so NO height restrictions. The house is less than 4 miles from the scalloping grounds (this house is also 4 miles closer to the Gulf than If you stay at a home on Kings Bay).

The Sunroom (w/TV) features seating to enjoy the pool, canal and wildlife. The pool lanai is screened with a special fine mesh to help keep even the smallest bugs out. The home is approximately 5-10 minutes drive from King’s Bay (& 3 sisters springs) and 35 minutes from the Gulf of Mexico by boat (its a no wake zone in the River). Two nice beaches including Fort Island Beach is nearby. A large public pool with a skate park is also nearby (behind the airport).

Beautiful and peaceful Crystal River has activities for the whole family and is the only place where it is legal to swim with the manatee, and offers one of the few remaining areas to scallop in Florida during the summer. With all of the spring fed rivers and miles of mangroves Crystal River has the best Scalloping grounds in the US. Some of the best scalloping action is usually in 4-6 ft of water around Gomez Rocks at Latitude 2829.8, Longitude 8243.7. Offshore, there is shallow and deep water fishing.

The nearby mall has a multiplex movie theater, restaurants and shopping in historic downtown Crystal River. The house is only a short walk or bicycle ride from the Crystal River State Park Reserve and the Mullet Hole fishing spot. There are nine beautiful state parks nearby or play golf at one of the many nearby golf courses. Your family will make wonderful vacation memories here.

*Please Note: The pool spa at this property is not a hot tub. The spa does not heat up above the temperature of the pool and the spa waterfall is not currently functional.

You can rent at a very affordable rate by the night, week or month.

Keywords: House, home, saltwater pool, swimming pool, misting system, boat dock, boatlift, vacation, swimming, scuba, manatee, springs, nature coast, fishing, snorkeling, diving, boat lift, wildlife, scalloping, waterfront, west coast, recreation, birds, off shore fishing, biking, trails, beach

More Details

Owner
Chuck Wade
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 23, 2017

About Chuck Wade

The Wade family lives in Marietta, GA. about 30 minutes north of Atlanta. We vacationed in Crystal River rental homes for years before finally buying a vacation home here. We wanted a home in the family-friendly north end of Crystal River and our house is perfectly situated for what we were looking for. We considered Panama City Beach as a vacation home location and vacationed there often while making the decision between CR and PCB. We decided we like the nature coast best because there are no high-rise condos here in one of the last remaining natural areas of Florida, but Crystal River still offers all the modern conveniences of shopping, restaurants, supermarkets, movie theaters, a mall, quaint shops in the historic district, and more. It has everything we were looking for in a family friendly neighborhood.

Chuck Wade purchased this house in 2015

Why Chuck Wade chose Crystal River

We chose Crystal River because it is so much more quiet and peaceful than other places we vacationed. We also enjoy watching the manatees and other wildlife from our sunroom and pool area. Our dream was to watch the manatee while enjoying a cup of coffee in the morning. We also love the fishing and boating in the area, and being certified scuba divers our entire family likes diving and snorkeling the natural springs in and around the area.

What makes this house unique

After staying at dozens of different vacation rental homes we stopped and made a list of all the things we liked, and didn’t like. We picked this house with all of that in mind. We furnished the house with brand new furniture; all very good quality beds, mattresses, sheets and comforters. But the home is not cluttered like so many of the rental homes we stayed in. 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, iron, an ironing board, bathrobes and bathroom supplies if you forget something. We want your family to enjoy yourselves and come back for many years. You can reach us at (404) 374-8523 to book one of the best vacations your family will ever have.

Amenities

Indian Waters House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1890 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • 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 ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 2 full baths have granite and ceramic.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • Master bedroom has a king size bed and a 52 in TV.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(75 traveler reviews)

Waterfront Home, Heated Pool, Kayaks, Bikes, PaddleBoards, Canoe, Sunroom w/ TV
average rating of 4.96 based on 75 reviews
5

Wonderful time

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this home for two nights and it was amazing. Chuck the owner was very helpful and

Accommodating. The home is fully stocked with everything you need. We will definitely be returning to stay again.

  • Submitted: May 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the nice review! We look forward to having you all back again.
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Dadeville, AL
5

Wonderful Property, Great Location

  • 5 of 5

When you look at the description and pictures, they describe the property exactly. The house layout is great. The kitchen has nice appliances and is well stocked with cookware, dinnerware, and silverware. The pantry, refrigerator and spice rack are surprisingly well stocked. The bikes, canoe and kayaks and other water toys looked good, although we didn't use them on this visit. This area was new to us so we took tours, visited numerous parks and got to know the area. The information supplied by Chuck Wade on the house and on the area was a great help to us. We will stay here again. Thank you Chuck for a great visit.

  • Submitted: May 15, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for that very nice review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay and do hope that you'll come back again.
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Gainesville, FL
5

Beautiful Home on the canal!!!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 8 had a fantastic week in this waterfront home with heated pool and kayaks. The layout of the home is very spacious with an open design and fantastic kitchen for preparing meals. The bedrooms were very comfortable and all eight of us had comfortable sleeping accommodations. We spent lots of time in the pool and enjoyed the pool basketball set. The pool area was very nicely designed and the pool is beautiful. We also enjoyed the use of the two bicycles, and the kayaks and paddle boards. Fishing from the dock was great and although we did not catch anything huge, we caught a variety of kinds of fish and a crab! The fishing was great along the seawall at the Crystal River Archeological Park which is adjacent to the neighborhood. Another highlight for our family was viewing otters in the Crystal River Preserve nearby. The home had everything we needed and was clean and inviting when we arrived. Our family recommends this home for a great getaway!

  • Submitted: May 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice and detailed review! We think the nature coast of Crystal River is just the best place for a family vacation and we are so glad that your family enjoyed staying in our home. Please come back again!
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5

Luxury Home

  • 5 of 5

The description of this property does not tell the whole story

This home has every thing you could need for the perfect vacation

The owners are wonderful and if you could give a 10 star review I would

I have rented many homes from home away 3 on this 3 week trip and the first

which actually had luxury in the description would only get 2 stars

Best home I have ever rented !!!!!!!!!!!

  • Submitted: May 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words. Your review made my wife very happy. This is her favorite of our 3 vacation home rentals in Crystal River and she loves it when our guests appreciate the work she put into making this home so nice. Please come back again and again!
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5

Amazing

  • 5 of 5

My Husband, daughter, son and I had an amazing time in this house. My brother in law brought over his boat and we had easy access to the Crystal River and Gulf. My children swam in the pool everyday and my husband fished off the dock with his coffee every morning. The house is equipped with anything that you would need during your stay. The pictures and description do not do this house justice. We always rent houses on all of our vacations and this is by far the nicest one we have stayed at. Our extended family lives about 30 mins to an hour away and this house served as an amazing meeting place for boat trips and dinners. I would recommend this house to anyone who enjoys relaxation and nature. We had four Manatees swim up the canal and three dolphins follow our boat in from the gulf one night. Can't say enough about how wonderful our stay was here and we will be back for sure!!

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a lovely review! Thank you for taking the time to write it. You all were such wonderful guests. Please come back again and again.
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5

Beautiful house, fabulous location!

  • 5 of 5

After spending a week at Disney in Orlando we found real magic staying at this beautiful place in Crystal River. We were 3 families with small children, the house had everything and more that we needed - a well equipped kitchen, pool toys for the kids and the kayaks/canoes/fishing equipment provided was truly above and beyond. We enjoyed fishing from the dock, took the kayaks out and spotted turtles, alligator, armadillo, deer, many birds and got up close to dolphins playing in the river. An unforgettable experience for us all. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review! The nature coast of Florida truly has so much to offer for family vacations and we are so pleased that you and your family got to experience it while staying in one of our Crystal River homes. Please come back again!
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Map

Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Crystal River Airport
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Applebees
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Plantation Inn Golf Resort
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Crackers
Nearest Beach
7 Miles
Fort Island Beach
Car: recommended

Crystal River is the only place in the U.S. where it is legal to swim with the manatees. This area is also home to 9 beautiful Golf courses and is known as a world class fishery. Scalloping season provides some great fun for the entire family.

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Rates & Availability

Indian Waters House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$179
$1,079
$3,999
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $150
Pet Fee $50
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 11.0%

This is a NO Smoking property. Please do not smoke anywhere on the property. Pets (small dogs only) are allowed with a $50 per dog pet fee. There is a nice yard and a doggie door so your dog can come in and out from yard to sunroom freely. Please do not allow pets on the furniture! -- The heater for the pool spa is only to be used in the WINTER. There will be an extra charge if spa heater is used in the Summer. Rate is $179/nt. w/ 3 nt. min. Rate for anything less than 3 nights is $250/nt.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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