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

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 30 nights

Overview

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

Owner
MaryAnn Hurley
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
29 April, 2017

Why MaryAnn Hurley chose Florida Central Gulf Coast

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.

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • 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
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 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..
Bedrooms:
  • 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)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • 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
Notes:
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.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(47 traveller reviews)

Walk to Roger's Park and enjoy Kayaking on the River
average rating of 4.808511 based on 47 reviews
4

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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5

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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5

Great Couples Getaway- Money Well Spent

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for a month; living quarters were clean and well-appointed; the deck facing the canal was peaceful; the paddle to the Weeki Wachee River by kayak was short and the paddle to the Hospital Hole where we saw manatees was a 10-15 min paddle. Two eating spots were within a short walking distance, national franchises were 10-15 min. drive away on Commercial Way; Linda Pederson Park was one mile away and had manatees and bald eagles every time we visited; the owners were VERY good to deal with.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at MaryAnn's place. The location is convenient to keep you busy for an entire week. Weeky Wachee Springs is beautiful and a must do. The kayaks that come with the house make it easy to take short trips in the mornings or evenings. We spent one day on Weeky Wackee, one day on the Chassahowitzka and we also visited Tarpon Springs. I would definitely recommend this vacation home.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you found our home to be located so conveniently to so many activities and places. This is why we love our home in Weeki Wachee. You can be as active as you'd like or just take in nature and relax. Welome to our Weeki Wachee Family and hope to see you again soon.
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4

Great Place, Clean, Comfy & great Location

  • 4 of 5

Stayed here with my girlfriend and her 80 year old mother who was visiting the U.S. from Hungary. We found this house to be just right for what we wanted. Being so close to Rogers Park is a definite plus, and the kayaks and dock provided us all the entertainment we needed. The Weeki Wachee river is one of the most beautiful streams I've ever seen and being able to paddle up, float down on such gin clear water is a true pleasure. However, it does make ones' floating life easier when the tide tables are figured out, ie.. go up stream during high tide, float down during low.. We had an enjoyable stay, did spend some time looking for a seafood store which we never found, but other than that, I give this property a double Thumbs Up!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for taking such great care of our home. Glad you liked the location of our home. We love it also because it's close proximity to Roger's Park, UpperDeck Restaurant and the Marina. Having the kayaks for your use is great because you can take advantage of when the river is nice and quite and free of paying kayakers....It makes it seem like the river is all yours. Hope to see you back one day and welcome to our Weeki Wachee Family.
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5

Very pleased with home!

  • 5 of 5

We called Maryann last minute as our reservation from another home was less than satisfying. She was extremely helpful and accommodating. She let us see her home within 15 minutes of the phone call. She was very sweet and the home was impeccable. The view was beautiful and the water access was fantastic. We would love to visit again.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure to meet you and your family and so glad that it all worked out and you were able to enjoy your time off with the family. It is great knowing you enjoyed the location and all the house has to offer. Welcome to our Weeki Wachee Family and we look forward to your return.
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Location

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.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Weeki Wachee, 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
 
Scallop Season
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£387
for 3 nights
From
£108
£758
£1,994
 
 
Winter 2017=>2018
1 Dec 2017 - 31 Mar 2018
30 night minimum stay
£1,500
for 30 nights
From
£48
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£359
for 3 nights
From
£99
£696
£1,453
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £61.84
Refundable Damage Deposit £243.5

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.

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