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Waterfront House - 2 single and one double Kayaks Included -Bird Sanctuary

People7
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 7)

Clean, spacious, waterfront house. Back porch overlooks canal, dock, and outdoor fireplace (chimney). Double capacity sit-on-top kayak included. Paddle the pristine waters of the Halls River. Surrounding land is Federal Bird Wildlife Sanctuary. Halls River connects to Homosassa River, winter home of the manatees. Fish off the dock.

Large living room area with cathedral ceiling. Open kitchen with divider bar and sliding-glass doors to back porch create spacious gathering area. Pets are NOT allowed, No Smoking.

Located off Highway 19 between Crystal River and Homosassa. Home owned by Birds Underwater Dive Center. See their website.

Keywords: House

More Details

Owner
Bird's Underwater Diver Center
Member since: 2002
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
14 May, 2018

Why Bird's Underwater Diver Center chose Homosassa

When you rental one of our houses you also get 10% off a manatee tour with Bird's Underwater and 10% off a scalloping tour (July - Sept)as well as use of the kayaks at Bird's Underwater that is located on King's Bay.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Review #11936079 “Paradise on the Halls River ”

This house was everything we could of asked for in a nice quiet weekend away. Use of the two kayaks was wonderful to explore the beautiful and quiet Halls River. The home had everything you would need, you really only need to bring your toothbrush! We will definitely return!
Jun 2015
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Homosassa in Citrus County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Free Long Distance
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Second bathroom is off the larger bedroom
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , 1 Bunk Bed , Futon with bunk overhead
  • Queen size Beds (2), Bunk Beds (1) bottom bunk is a futon, could sleep two kids.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Barbecue
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • Kayaking
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • swimming
Notes:
Two double kayaks included. WiFi is included

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(21 traveller reviews)

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Waterfront House - 2 single and one double Kayaks Included -Bird Sanctuary
average rating of 4.571429 based on 22 reviews
5

Exactly what we hoped for!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic time. Check-in and check-out was so easy. The house was clean and we had absolutely everything we needed. My family of 5 could all go kayaking together and the water was so peaceful. My son and I loved that we could fish right off the back dock. We were about 10-15 minutes away from everything in the area that we wanted to see. I would definately recommend!!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review. We try to make the unit a second home, and those who take advantage of the kayaking get the full experience of the location which is pretty amazing. The Halls River is so pristine and unique, that is why it is managed by the state of Florida. Please come again and we will do our best to roll out the red carpet, well it's actually just a blue welcome mat, but indeed you are welcome renters.
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5

Spacious and clean

  • 5 of 5

Loved staying here, close to Old Homosassa, Crystal River, easy drive to Inverness- lots of local entertainment and dining. Was fun!

  • Review Submitted: 09-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

More then we expected!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at this house and will definately be back!! There was plenty of room and beds and everything we needed was there...thank you so much!!

  • Review Submitted: 27-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Kayaking

  • 5 of 5

Loved the kayaking on that river.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Exactly what we hoped for! Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We loved the house. As soon as we came in we immediately felt welcome. The decor was appropriate and felt like home. The house smelled great and was clean. But we didn’t use the house much, as we were always kayaking or fishing from the back porch. The set up was fantastic. The kayaks provided had life jackets and everything we needed to enjoy the river. Although it was unseasonably warm for winter and we didn’t see manatees in the Halls River, we saw sting rays, a small alligator, crab, more fish than you could count, and birds including eagle, ospreys, and cormorants and pelicans. The water was beautiful! Fishing off the dock at night the water had bioluminescent features and you could see turtles and fish swimming underwater in the dark. It was amazing. With the rental we also got a discount on our swim with manatees tour at Birds Underwater. Since the weather was unseasonably warm and we didn’t see manatees in the backyard like many folks who rented the place, we went on the swim tour they offered. They were honest that it would be difficult to find them, but they did find some and we got to experience them coming up to us and “kissing” us. After being at a hotel on the beach and eating out for days prior to this rental, having the kitchen was great! Everything you need for prepping a meal is in the cabinets and drawers. The grocery store is only 2 miles away. We also went to Homosassa state park and saw the hippo and other animals there, and to the Chazz river to see seven sisters springs and caves. Both were within 10-20 minutes from the house. I told my husband I was ready to move in that house if he would agree! It was an amazing time and experience. The house was perfect. I highly recommend it, and we will be back!

  • Review Submitted: 25-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Relaxing and fun!

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect! We took the kayak out in the channel behind the house on the last day and saw about 20 manatees! It was a beautiful experience!

  • Review Submitted: 09-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Tampa International Airport
Car: necessary

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Homosassa, Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Off Season
1 May 2018 - 22 Jun 2018
2 night minimum stay
£276
for 2 nights
From
£124
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
High Season
23 Jun 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
2 night minimum stay
£392
for 2 nights
From
£181
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
High Season
1 Oct 2018 - 10 Nov 2018
2 night minimum stay
£276
for 2 nights
From
£124
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
High Season
11 Nov 2018 - 30 Apr 2019
2 night minimum stay
£317
for 2 nights
From
£144
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
Off Season
1 May 2019 - 21 Jun 2019
2 night minimum stay
£276
for 2 nights
From
£124
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
High Season
22 Jun 2019 - 30 Sep 2019
2 night minimum stay
£392
for 2 nights
From
£181
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning fee £25.99 + Tax

Book early in high season. We request a two night minimum in high season. Check in at Bird's Underwater, 300 NW US HWY 19, before 5:00 pm to get the key. If you can not make it before that time please contact us, in advance, for lock box information and directions.
For the privacy of our clients we do not provide driving directions on line. We do not want drive by’s. Guests must call the shop for directions and get the key as well.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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