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Lakefront, Pool-Heated Screened, Hot Tub, Log Home, & Rec House

People10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

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.

More Details

Owner
Richard Jordan
Member since: 2000
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
20 September, 2017

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 Florida North Central Gulf Coast

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.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Hawthorne in Alachua County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
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 10
  • 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
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
  • 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, canoe included in rental cost.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Lakefront, Pool-Heated Screened, Hot Tub, Log Home, & Rec House
average rating of 4.811881 based on 101 reviews
5

Fantastic!

  • 5 of 5

Fabulous place! My husband and I visited with our five kids, ages 16-6. Everyone had a great time.

Just bring your groceries (grocery store just 8 minutes away), fishing gear, and a football and you're all set. Everybody enjoyed the canoe, fishing, the hot tub, the rec house, and nature at its finest.

There was more than enough space, with plenty of blankets, towels, and all you need to cook and grill. There was even wood ready for us at the fire pit so we roasted marshmallows.

The younger kids enjoyed the pool but it was too cold for us older folk. We're Floridians and with the abnormally cold temps lately the water was still too cold for us. The little ones were in and out constantly though.

Rich also has a good selection of movies to watch.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay, and thank you for leaving the home in great shape. Please come back to visit us. Rich
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5

Loved the experience

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved the house! We were only able to stay one night but we will definitely come back for a full weekend. The house is beautiful and clean, the lake is breathtaking and it's just so peaceful and quiet out there!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hope everything went well for you and your family. Your refund for the one day was sent in today. Thanks, Rich
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5

Great weekend stay with lots to keep you busy

  • 5 of 5

Great log cabin. Pool is wonderful, does not have Lakeview from the house but has wonderful deck walkway leading to the dock with gorgeous lake front and lake access. Fantastic Game room.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Kerry.
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5

The property is absolutely beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

I had an amazing time celebrating my 30th Birthday and everything was perfect. My friends and I will definitely be back, hopefully during the football season. Thanks again, Richard!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Jeannette, Glad you ladies enjoyed yourselves. You are welcome back anytime. Rich
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5

Perfect

  • 5 of 5

We had the best time celebrating my moms birthday. She wanted a rustic lake house. This place fit perfectly. I was worried about my twin 3 yo boys being in an unfamiliar home but they also loved the "wood house" and want to know when we can return. They caught their first fish, canoed for the first time, and swam their hearts out. Can't say enough how perfect this place is if you are looking for some time to escape the hustle of everyday life and really enjoy nature and relax this is your place! Thank you for opening your home to us!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Margo! Glad you had a good time. Hope to see you again. Rich
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Very nice property!

  • 4 of 5

House was clean and comfortable. Pool was nice in the evening, hot tub very relaxing, BBQ grill worked as expected and all within a screened in area. Lots of movies and books available. Beautiful lake view a short walk out a private boardwalk.

Only minus was WIFI was very slow.

Overall beautiful place to spend a few days!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Bruce for sending in a review. I have had AT&T in several times about the internet to no avail. I will have them back. Thanks for the information.
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Location

Outdoor lovers----come and enjoy. Just sit by the lake, and enjoy the beautiful sunsets. Or---enjoy the heated, screened in pool and Hot Tub.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Hawthorne, Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£297
for 2 nights
From
£149
From
£165
Fri,Sat,Sun
£950
£2,642
 

Additional pricing information

Damage Deposit £74.05

When you rent the main property, the Rec House can be used for $10.00 per day with a maximum charge of $50.00. Also, an extra canoe for rent at $10.00 per day with a maximum charge of $50.00.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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