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Hidden Gem in Crystal River

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,050 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Hidden Gem in Crystal River. This Fully Furnished 2 Bedroom 2 Bathroom 2 Living room Cottage is clean and decorated with Crystal River Theme in mind. The cottage sits nestled by oak and cedar trees down a dead end street. Very quiet neighborhood. Experience Florida's wildlife without having to leave this property. Opportunities to see many Manatees, Dolphins, Blue Crab, many freshwater and saltwater fish, as well as numerous species of birds. Don't forget your camera! Open view to Fresh water and watch hidden Springs rolling up right off of dock. Swim! Kayak! Relax! Enjoy Florida Living!

Fully Furnished. (Monthly Renters: Landlord pays trash, sewer, water, electric and internet with cap on each. Any cost over cap amount will be renters responsibility. Pest control and lawn maintenance will be Landlords responsibility as well.)

More Details

Carley Earnest
Member since: 2016
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 24, 2018


Crystal River Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1050 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered ...
  • non smoking only
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill


Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(11 traveler reviews)

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Hidden Gem in Crystal River
average rating of 4.4545455 based on 11 reviews

Fantastic location, extremely clean house.

  • 5 of 5

We came over from Denmark and were in Florida in January in record cold temperatures. We arrived in a windy downpour. The house was not used to being cold, but Carley was quick to come with extra heaters which made the house nice and dry and toasty. After 24 hours it cleared up to sunny 40degF/5degC enough to go swimming. The house is directly on Kings Bay with its own personal dock and just a few hundred meters from one of the best spots to swim with Manatees. The water is a constant 72deg year round, so we could swim (in wetsuits we rented). The house has 3 small one man boats so we sailed out to the Manatee, and since we were the only ones crazy enough to be out in the cold, we had them to ourselves. Unique and intimate. Quite depressing coming to Florida on the only nights that it froze in several years, but luckily the house is very clean, the beds are comfortable, Carley was very hospitable and the surroundings are exceptional which made our trip unforgettable. I can recommend it highly. If we come back to the area we would definitely like to stay there again.

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Not the Thanksgiving vacation we were hoping to have !

  • 1 of 5

The first three days of our Thanksgiving 2017 vacation were fine , then it rained and we woke up to having water coming in around the front door run down the tile floor alway back to the kitchen area, spent the next few hours wiping up water , but not much help water just coming in. We contacted the owners with emailed pictures and no one responded to help the situation, we finally had to get a hotel room for the final two days of our vacation. Talked to the owners about a refund for our final two days and as 12/23/17 have not been contacted after telephone and texts.

We could not recommend this house to anyone after our disappointing experience .

Mike & Kim

  • Submitted: Dec 23, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peace full, relaxing the view was exceptional!

  • 5 of 5

Close to everything but very quite. Just what I needed

  • Submitted: Dec 4, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Charming little cottage

  • 5 of 5

The owner was on top of the rental and everything was in order. The home is older, but well kept. Location is convenient, especially via water. The private dock is a plus

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This Trip Many Dolphins came in Every Evening Right up by the back yard! Large yard to roam! Manatees and Manatee Babies hand out throughout the day right at the dock! During the Sunny part of the day We jumped in off the dock with our floats and swam over the Hidden Springs that boil up all around this property. We kayaked the short ride to "The Shallows" and had a Great Time letting the kids play in the shallow area with Sandy bottom! GREAT EXPERIENCE CAN'T WAIT TO RETURN

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Visitors from the North

  • 5 of 5

If your looking for a home with privacy, plus fun times this is the place. You have the ability to sightsee the town and county very easily from this home base. Stores, restaurants, beach and fishing accessibility at your door stop. The location can't be beat. The home is a well cared for house with every thing you need. We just stayed for the month of February and it went way to fast. Having a dock in your backyard is awesome. Planning next years visit already. Thank you Carley!

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $185
Pet Fee $250
Damage Deposit $1,000

**All Vacation Renters are required to pay in FULL upon booking. 60+Day Visitors have further payment options
**Rental Application is required for anyone Staying over 30 days.** This includes a $20 Fee for Criminal Background check.
**Additionally, Anyone staying over 60 days and whom opts out of paying all funds upfront will be required not only the background check but a credit screening as well. This second option is an $35 fee.

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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