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Waterfront Chalet in the Woods

Bedrooms 2
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, Maximum occupancy 4

This home is a replica of a Swiss Chalet, our house has a open floor plan. It is like being in a big Tree House. If you are into (Flats) fishing, boating, kayaking, bicycling, bird watching or just enjoying nature this is the place for you. Located on direct access to the best Red Fishing in the world. A short distance less than 1 mile to boat ramp. You can keep your boat trailer at the house, and your boat at the dock. This is a NON SMOKING PROPERTY. Our Home is located in a Quiet Neighorborhoood.

Located on the property if full size dock . Nature abounds, Osprey, Bald Eagles, Blue Heron, Manatee, Porpoise, and we have even seen Tarpon at the edge of the salt flats and the gulf. A short stroll up the drive and see spectacular Sunsets, like no other! The Town of Crystal River is only 5 miles away. With many Fine Restaurants, Shopping, Sightseeing. This is a Great historical area, visit the Indian mounds and museum on Crystal River.

Come relax and enjoy!

Keywords: House,Waterfront

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Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
5 December, 2017

About Jan

I am a 4th generation Floridian born and raised in Tampa. Crystal River is a slice of Old Florida. At our home you are in the woods it is very peaceful and tranquil this is the real Florida thats why we love it so much.

Jan purchased this house in 2002

Why Jan chose Woods N Waters

Crystal River has small town atmosphere you are close yet far away. We looked in many areas yet were drawn back to Crystal River. Th neighbor hood is small and quiet no traffic.

What makes this house unique

The area is so peaceful and relaxing. Your up in the trees, like a tree house. Easy living makes you want to stay forever!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Woods N Waters in Crystal River

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1)
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue
  • 2 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
2 One person kayaks paddles and pfd, 2 Bicycles


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(6 traveller reviews)

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Waterfront Chalet in the Woods
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 6 reviews
Pensacola, FL

Coming Back!

  • 5 of 5

We had such a lovely time here. Clean and spacious. So easy and everything perfect. Within minutes of all of the rivers, springs and bayous. We could have stayed another week or more and still not experienced all we wanted to in the area. We loved coming back to the home after days spent exploring some of the rivers/springs. Shhh...do you hear that?....peaceful. Thank you again.

  • Review Submitted: 08-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, that's why we love it!
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Summer trip

  • 4 of 5

Except for having more stairs than we wanted to climb, the home was beautiful. Lots of room to lounge around in & nice kitchen. Because of the time of year (summer) it was HOT to be outside as well as lots of bugs, but that's Fl. weather.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Palm Beach County, Florida U.S.A.

The property was just as desbandcribed in the review, lovely property and surrounding neighborhood.

  • 5 of 5

My husband, our dog and I spend five days in this beautiful home, enjoying the kayaks, surrounding rivers, coffee on the porch overlooking the river (we saw a school of small sting rays, manatees, fish and birds) and the house itself, lovely! We would love to stay again!

  • Review Submitted: 11-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Butler, Pennsylvania

Escaping PA winter

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I (and our dogs) spent the week of Christmas 2013 at this rental property. The house is absolutely beautiful--the perfect place to compliment the natural beauty of Crystal River. I particularly enjoyed the jetted tub in the master bedroom! We hope to rent this home again, possibly with another couple. The house offers privacy for two couples as each of the two bedrooms (on different floors) has its own bath. The tiled floors are wonderful for bringing your pets along. From the laundry room, to the well-equipped kitchen, to the grill out on the deck, this home offers the traveler anything that he might need for a comfortable stay. The use of kayaks and bicycles is also a bonus, and the owners are very helpful and accommodating. I would recommend this rental property to anyone who asked about a place to stay in Crystal River!

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jan-2014
  • Date of Stay: December 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bloomfield Hills MI

"Our Home Away from Home"

  • 5 of 5

My husband and myself spent close to 5-weeks at the Chalet in the Woods and had a wonderful time. The house is very spacious, comfortable and in a quiet setting. This was our third trip to Crystal River and living in this house during that time made it very relaxing. The owners were easy to contact and helpful with minor issues that developed during that time. The kitchen was well stocked with anything one would need to prepare meals. Living room furniture was very comfortable and larger size flat screen tv was great. Plenty of bed linens, towels and cleaning supplies. Having the two single kayaks at our disposal was great to get out at a moments notice and do some kayaking. Bicycles were also available on the property. We would certainly return to Crystal River and rent this house.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Mar-2013
  • Date of Stay: January 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean, comfortable and close to everything.

  • 5 of 5

Ahhhhh! Just returned from a wonderful week in Crystal River and this Waterfront Chalet in the Woods. House is great; open, airy. Bedrooms offer privacy and a bath in each. Full moon through the skylight was a bonus! Spent quality time "in the trees" on the deck. Ibis and Cormorants visited the dock. I took the kayak out four days, up the canal & out into the salt flats. Fantastic! The house is very convenient to viewing manatees and sunsets within 5 miles. Loved the house and Crystal River. Hope to stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Mar-2012
  • Date of Stay: March 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You Gals were Great couldn't have better Guest, looking forward to your next visit. Jan & Del
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Tampa International Airport
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Many in Crystal River
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
West End Ft. Island Trail
Car: recommended


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Woods N Waters, Florida Central Gulf Coast

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Winter 2 people
1 Dec 2017 - 30 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £11 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £37.28
Tax Rate 9.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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