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Walk to Roger's Park and enjoy Kayaking on the River

Bedrooms 2
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 30 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

You Found It, as there are no dissapointments here! Welcome to our vacation home with limitless opportunities to enjoy the River Life! Our stilt home has recently undergone a top-to-bottom renovation with no upgrade overlooked. You will appreciate the Cozy surroundings and an Exquisitley Decorated 2 Bedroom/1 Bath Home to enjoy nature, beaches, and the marina as we do! Relax in the family room surounded by Rich Leather Sofas and Hard Wood furniture and floors as you watch your favorite Movie or Root for your Favorite Team on the 47' HD TV and snuggling up to the Crackling warmth of the no-hassel Fireplace. Cook a Fabulous Meal in This Upgraded Kitchen with Granite Counters and maple cabinets---OR walk to dinner at The Upper Deck Restaraunt just down the street for Live music and great food almost every night of the week!

Bring Your Own Boat and tie up to our dock for easy acces to the River or the Gulf of Mexico for great fishing year around. Roger's Park boat ramp and public beach is only steps away! Conveniently located, the Marina is also only steps away from the house if you need to grab a gallon of milk, bag of chips, or ice---they also rent canoes and jon boats with 10hp motors for a modest fee. However, we do offer 2 single, and 1 double kayak for up to four people FREE OF CHARGE to our guests---this will save you a ton of money over a weekend! The river offers numerous opportuities for wildlife viewing with Manatees, Otters, Deer and Other Wildlife---or just do as I do and have a Wonderful Picnic on the River Bank and watch the world go by...

If your interests include more than just water sports or beach walking the area offers exceptioal golfing opportunities from World Wood Resort to Black Diamond G&CC a short drive away. Also, Around the Corner is the World Famous Weeki Wachee Mermaids and Buccaneer Bay Park. To Enjoy the Most Beautiful Sunsets, Drive to Bayport Boardwalk/Pine Island---about 10 minutes away to Catch Dolphins Playing in the Ocean as the Sun sets...Amazing!

*****Make Your Day as Fun and as Relaxing as You Want it to Be!!!****

Looking for Responsible Renters to Enjoy Our Little Paradise

Keywords: Riverhouse, Stilt Home

More Details

MaryAnn Hurley
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
24 June, 2017

Why MaryAnn Hurley chose Florida

We Chose to Buy in Weeki Wachee Because it Offers Us So Many Fun Activities as Described Above.

What makes this house unique

We Love to Go Boating and Kayaking up the River as Well as Out Into the Ocean. We Drop Our Kayaks at the Head of the River and Paddle Down and Stop to See Manatees, Otters, Deer, Watch Kids Jump from Very High Places in the Trees Into River, Have a Picnic Along the Way and Enjoy the Company of Many Other Kayakers. This Peaceful Adventure Trip Can Usually Take Upto 4-5 Hours. All Our Friends Love Meeting with Us on the River and Enjoying a Great Day! We Have Also Gone Scalloping and Truly Have Enjoyed Ourselves All Day Long.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Weeki Wachee Gardens in Hernando County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • The bathroom has been renovated with a nice vanity and beautifully decorated. Plenty of bathroom towels and beach towels. Toilet papers provided to get you through a couple of days..
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , Has a Chest for plenaty of clothes
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Also has a dresser and a Chest. 40 inch flat screen in room
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Bed (1)
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
4 Single Kayaks and 1 Double Kayak Available During Your Stay. Use at Your Own Risk. Bring Your Own Boat and Go up River or Out to the Gulf.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(51 traveller reviews)

Walk to Roger's Park and enjoy Kayaking on the River
average rating of 4.8235292 based on 51 reviews

Very clean, spacious, comfortable

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time spending our vacation in Mary's home. We had never rented a vacation home before and overall it was a great experience. The vacation home was clean and spacious. The home was equipped with everything we needed. Kayaks were provided and we spent one morning kayaking for four hours. We were able to see three manatees! The vacation home was about 10min away from Weeki Wachee Springs. We definitely will stay there again!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Just the right home to relax and reguvinate. MaryAnn knows how to take care of her guests!

  • 5 of 5

MaryAnn's home is a lovely place to relax and enjoy nature. We made use of the kayaks available to us and explored the canals and the weeki wachee river. We watched manatee families in front of the dock every morning and evening while enjoying the sunrises and moonrises on the upper deck. We will definitely return. MaryAnn is a great host who is available if needed but not intrusive at all. We had another couple join us one day and night and there was plenty of room.

  • Review Submitted: May 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You guys were definitely a good luck charm in bringing the manatees to our canal! It is always a great stay when you have manatees in the canal to entertain your every moment. So glad you were able to experience them up close and personal. I love when I have the opportunity to meet my guests and ensure that they have everything they need for a good stay. I am always looking for guests that love to kayak so that I can share with them my love for the Weeki Wachee RIver. Hope you guys return soon! Welcome to our Weeki Wachee Family!
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Very clean and relaxing. Enjoyed our views of the canal.

  • 5 of 5

Close proximity to many things and activities. The weather was wonderful. Got to meet the owner MaryAnn. Thank you MaryAnn for use of the house and the relaxing weekend by the water.

  • Review Submitted: May 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am glad you loved the location of our home. It is right in the middle of the Weeki Wachee River. So Close to the restaurants, marina and Roger's Park that you can walk there if you'd like..which many renters do. Our home is on a canal but it takes minutes to kayak to the main river. We also have many kayakers passing on our canal which makes it fun and entertaining. It is a quick way to know exactly where the manatees are hanging on the river from the kayaker's responses. Welcome to our Weeki Wachee Family.
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ingleside, ontario, canada

Great Vacation rental

  • 5 of 5

We rented Mary Ann's property for the Month of April Had an unique and relaxing vacation. Great rental with all the conveniences of home. We kayaked on the beautiful Weeki Wachi river daily with the supplied Kayaks. Mary Ann treated us like family, great host. 5 star rental!!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad that you guys stayed at our home for the whole month and loved it as much as we do. You both took advantage of all that Weeki Wachee has to offer to an active couple from biking,hiking,and kayaking. We enjoyed spending time with you both and hope you guys return again. Welcome to our Weeki Wachee Family!
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Canal front home

  • 4 of 5

Enjoyed our views of the canal and activities near the Weeki Wachee River.

The home overlooks a canal connecting with the river and near a public park. House is comfortable and well equipped for vacation living. Living area is upstairs and first floor is storage. We enjoyed kayaking the Weeki Wachee river from the spring source 6 miles upstream. Crystal clear water, fish, birds and animals were seen on the trip. My only complaint about the property was that when we arrived we found it had been recently listed for sale. I probably would not have rented it if I had known that previously. I understand that last minute decisions happen but no one wants to have to prepare a house for a showing during your rental time and activities.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad that you enjoyed all the outside activities and were able to kayak from the top although they are limiting the kayakers since they are renovating the ramp at the top. Yes, I just listed home and so far have not had to bother any of my guests with showings. I try really hard to have showings around my off rental days. Hope you return again to area to continue to enjoy our beautiful clear river. Welcome to our Weekie Wachee River Family.
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Chicago area

Clean and cozy cabin with an ideal location

  • 5 of 5

I loved MaryAnn's home as soon as I arrived. What is most important to me is a clean home with comfortable beds and the ability to stay in touch with family at home. This home is immaculate and nicely decorated. Both beds were comfortable and I appreciated having a land line since AT&T mobile did not have cell service. Additionally wifi is provided. I kayaked up to hospital hole from the home to view the manatees early morning and dusk when few people were on the river. The floating dock and included kayaks made that possible. The Weeki Wachee is a gorgeous, but crowded river so paddle weekdays or get out early. I would recommend a shuttle upstream so you can enjoy all 5.5 miles downstream. Up and back is doable but strenuous unless you have a fast kayak and good paddle. Beaches are near by, the Homosassa Wildlife Refuge about 30 minutes and at least 6 other kayak streams within 90 minutes if you are passionate about paddling Florida streams. Finally MaryAnn is a good communicator, and goes out of her way to make sure your stay is enjoyable. I had the pleasure of meeting her and after a day of paddling with her, I feel I've made a new friend. Thanks for a great vacation. I will be back.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was such a pleasure to meet you both and I enjoyed the day on the river exploring and searching for manatees in all my special spots. I love beautiful days and great company on the river. I learned of so many special rivers and other places to kayak near by from you both and am excited to go and explore them. So glad that you loved how the house is decorated and that you found it clean and comfortable. I love for my guests to feel at home! Welcome to our Weeki Wachee Family and I hope you return soon.
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Tampa Internantional airport
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Upper Deck (on the River)
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
HWY 19 (Commercial way) and HWY 50 (Cortez)
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Upper Deck Restaurant. Has live music on weekends!
Nearest Beach
4 Miles
Pine Island
Car: necessary

Scallop Season June Thru September,

Fishing,Swimming, and Kayaking All Year Long in Spring fed river. Bring your toys..boat,wave runner,john boats.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Weeki Wachee Gardens, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Winter 2017=>2018
1 Dec 2017 - 31 Mar 2018
30 night minimum stay
for 30 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £243.5
Cleaning Fee £61.84

Prefer payment made by Money order or Check
There is a 4% additional fee if paying with Paypal
The deposit is due with contract and refundable upon inspection of home. $80 cleaning fee is refundable if Home left AS CLEAN AS received.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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