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LAKEFRONT, POOL-HEATED SCREENED, HOT TUB, LOG HOME, & REC HOUSE

Richard Jordan

Advertiser since: 2000
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Speaks English
People11
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Richard Jordan

Advertiser since: 2000
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
30 January, 2015
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LAKEFRONT, POOL-HEATED SCREENED, HOT TUB, LOG HOME, & REC HOUSE

People11
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday home in Gainesville - Log House on Lake Jeffords

3 bedrooms and sofa bed, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 10

Come enjoy 'Old Florida'; sprawling live oak trees, smell the flowers and listen to the birds and insects while you stroll the 300 ft. wooden walkway lined with banana trees and tropical plants on your way to the lake. This log home with interesting art work from around the world, and with screened-in, heated pool is a vacation into itself. But from this central location consider this: Atlantic coast - 1 hr; Gulf Coast - 1 1/2 hrs, Disney - 2 hrs, and U of FLA - 15 miles. Within 20 miles there's 10 lakes, rivers, streams, crystal clear springs for fishing, canoeing, kayaking, and swimming. Experience the diversity!

Screened in Pool Room for Family Gatherings: Enjoy the outdoors without the bugs. There's access to the pool room directly from double doors from the kitchen. Sit around with ample seating, and enjoy a cool drink. Come and enjoy a natural Florida. Also, enjoy a the Hot Tub in the screened in room.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Richard Jordan (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2000
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
30 January, 2015

About Richard Jordan

I have been in the Vacation Home Rental business for about 20 years. I was traveling to different areas, and renting homes, as opposed to hotel rooms; since I enjoyed the comfort of a home, I thought, 'Why not get into the business'. I live a short distance from the Log House on Lake Jeffords, so, if you have a problem, just call me. Thanks, Rich

Richard Jordan purchased this house in 1995

Why Richard Jordan chose Gainesville

I choose this location because of the quiet, peaceful outdoor location, the character of the Log House, and the private lake.The sunsets are fabulous.

People11
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Book with confidence
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Trust & Security
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Reviews

4.9
based on 38 holidaymaker reviews

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Lakefront, Pool-Heated Screened, Hot Tub, Log Home, & Rec House
average rating of 4.894737 based on 38 reviews
business
Lakefront, Pool-Heated Screened, Hot Tub, Log Home, & Rec House
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p100453
-352 317-7578
Gainesville Florida North Central Gulf Coast
Collisville IL.
5

Lakeside home in Hawthorne FL.

  • 5 out of 5
My experience at this property was outstanding. It was very relaxing and my entire party was impressed. We were able to catch fish, sail around the lake and overall destress. The home was rustic and very comfortable. The only thing we needed was food and our swimsuits, although there were additional suits available. I would recommend this property very highly.
  • Review Submitted: 29-Apr-2008
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Lakefront, Pool-Heated Screened, Hot Tub, Log Home, & Rec House
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p100453
-352 317-7578
Gainesville Florida North Central Gulf Coast

Wonderful home, relaxing, fun

  • out of 5
This home is a wonderful place for family and friends. The house is clean, beautiful and fully stocked with everything you need (movies, games, books, fully stocked kitchen). You don't need to bring anything except your food. Tap water has sulfur, so you may want to bring bottled water if you are not used to the taste. The lake is serene, pool is so clean, hot tub amazing, the game room is great for kids. The house sleeps 10 on a bed and 2 more in the game room. It was too cold to sleep in the game room, but they have a fire place. There is a canoe and we brought a kayak. The lake was great. We had a great time as a family and hope to rent out this home again in the near future. Must go!
  • Review Submitted: 12-Jan-2015
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Liz,

Thank you for your kind words. I wish you would have let me know about the sulfur smell. I have a water treatment system that must have needed more chlorine.

Look forward to your next visit. Rich
business
Lakefront, Pool-Heated Screened, Hot Tub, Log Home, & Rec House
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p100453
-352 317-7578
Gainesville Florida North Central Gulf Coast

Perfect Family Spot

  • out of 5
This was a clean, well-kept property, with beautiful grounds and a large lake. The owner put a great deal of thought into making his guests feel comfortable. We plan to return!
  • Review Submitted: 03-Jan-2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Coleen,

Thank you, and look forward to your next visit. Rich
business
Lakefront, Pool-Heated Screened, Hot Tub, Log Home, & Rec House
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p100453
-352 317-7578
Gainesville Florida North Central Gulf Coast
Newberry, FL
4

A fun family get-a-way!

  • 4 out of 5
Our family group of ten adults had a great time at our visit. We were able to enjoy the hot tub, Rec room & canoe rides on the lake. Unfortunately the weather was too cool for us to use the pool. Sleeping accommodations were a little tight for 5 couples since everyone wanted to be in the warm house with access to the bathrooms but we made do. The owner was great to work with & the house was clean & well-maintained. I would definitely recommend this for a fun family vacation with your kids. There is lots to keep you entertained!
  • Review Submitted: 31-Dec-2014
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Andrea,

Happy to hear your family enjoyed its stay. There is sleeping in the house for 10, 4 upstairs, 4 downstairs in the 2 bedrooms, and the sleeper sofa in the living room. Hope your sleeping was not too much of a problem. Look forward to seeing your again. Rich
business
Lakefront, Pool-Heated Screened, Hot Tub, Log Home, & Rec House
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p100453
-352 317-7578
Gainesville Florida North Central Gulf Coast
Palatka, Florida
5

Wonderful locale for a family reunion!

  • 5 out of 5
We spent 8 nights here with our 2 sons and their families. Between the pool, the spa, the dock and the game room there was plenty for all of us to do. We only left the cabin twice; once for dinner at Blue Water Bay in Melrose and the other for a girls' day out in Gainesville. The rest of the time we hibernated here. Everyone from the 5 year old and 3 teenage grandchildren, their parents, and these grandparents had a great relaxing time.

The record collection was fun to look through and we actually played a couple LP's. The DVD and video selections were fantastic and the book collection was equally good.

Our recommendation for groceries would to buy everything you need before you arrive and avoid the local grocery store, they are expensive. We hit Dollar Tree for inexpensive pool toys and other kids' distractions.

We loved the sunsets and have multiple days of pictures. Sunrise on our last morning also provided several good photos. The dock pavilion is wonderful and would be great for a rain shower or maybe even an outdoor sleepover. Do be aware that this is Florida and there are snakes. We saw three different ones, but they were all harmless.

Rich is a great host and responds quickly to any need. A tree fell across the board walk one afternoon and he had a crew out early the next morning to clear the way.

I asked our teens if they were bored with their week with their grandparents and they kindly and enthusiastically responded "No". Neither were their parents. Good Lord willing, this clan hopes to return.
  • Review Submitted: 27-Jun-2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Hi Tom and Pat,
Good to hear your whole group enjoyed its stay. Thanks for the kind words. Looking forward to seeing you again. Rich
business
Lakefront, Pool-Heated Screened, Hot Tub, Log Home, & Rec House
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p100453
-352 317-7578
Gainesville Florida North Central Gulf Coast
Louisville, KY
5

R & R

R & R
  • 5 out of 5
This retreat is so relaxing! We had too many family commitments in town to enjoy all it's amenities. We loved the pool and large shaded front porch. The secluded lake was beautiful and a great place to fish. The kids enjoyed the game room and we had room to spread out. We found everything clean, comfortable, very accommodating, and the owner always returned calls promptly. We will be back and stay longer!
  • Review Submitted: 23-Jun-2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Hi Denise and Jim,

Thanks for sending in your review. Hope to see you again. Rich

Location

Outdoor lovers----come and enjoy. Bring your boat and dock it at our private dock. Fishing, water skiing, or just sit by the lake. Or---enjoy the heated, screened in pool and Hot Tub.

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Availability & Rates

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Prices for this holiday house in Gainesville, Florida North Central Gulf Coast

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Winter
3 Jan 2015 - 14 Feb 2015
2 night minimum stay
$266
for 2 nights
From
$133
$888
$2,220
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$400
for 2 nights
From
$200
From
$222
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,166
$3,441
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit $100
Tax Rate 11.0%
Notes When you rent the main property, the Rec House can be used for $10.00 per night.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Gainesville in Florida North Central Gulf Coast

Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accepts credit card
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • lake
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Filtered Water
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking On Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom - 2 Double Bed
    Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom - 2 Single Bed
    Ohter - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • 1 room with two double beds, 1 room with one king/queen and child beds, 1 childrens beds
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles
  • Binoculars
  • Boat ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Terrace ...
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Conservatory
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Decking
  • 14 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • Horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting small game
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
1 Queen, 2 full, 2 twin trundle bed, 1 sleeper sofa. Tropical landscaping on 3 areas. Dock and 12' x 12' dining gazebo on lake, Gehnoe included in rental cost.
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