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Gainesville Area Lakefront Home (Riley Lake)

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

Perfect getaway to enjoy the sunsets on the lake each night. Would be perfect for snowbirds wanting to get away from the cold and snow in the north during the winter. Private lake where fishing is great. This is a wooded area and the house sits on 1.2 acres.

Canoe and paddles are onsite. There is also a jon boat with oars. You can also launch your own boat from the property.

Roast marshmallows over a camp fire and eat either on the dock or the picnic table.

Enjoy swimming, fishing, and canoeing on a beautiful, private, spring-fed lake.

Disney World or the Orlando area attractions are about a 2 hour drive. Busch Gardens and other Tampa Bay area attractions are about a 2 hour drive.

Keywords: Secluded, perfect for water lovers or fishermen

More Details

Owner
Greg
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, German, Russian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
19 November, 2017

About Greg

This is our future home where we will live in the winter months when we retire. We currently live in North Carolina full time.

Greg purchased this house in 2008

What makes this house unique

This is a quiet and peaceful location that is perfect for water lovers and / or fishermen. The view overlooking the lake is beautiful.

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • rural ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Both bathrooms have showers, one on the upper floor and the other on the bottom floor.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Convertible bed(s) - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , In the living room area
    Lower bedroom ( 1st floor) - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Master bedroom on upper floor - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
  • King size Beds (1), King size Bed (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • library
  • marina
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
Home was built in 2009 and has a dock where you can fish from. Perfect setting for kids to play on the lakefront or the person that enjoys waking up to a view of the lake. It is a rural setting and is peaceful

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(63 traveller reviews)

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Gainesville Area Lakefront Home (Riley Lake)
average rating of 4.952381 based on 63 reviews
4

Quiet Lake Retreat

  • 4 of 5

Stayed for a week while visiting family in the area.

Everything was as described.

Enjoyed our stay.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Appleton, WI
5

Perfect place for quality family time!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous time! The home had everything we needed. The bedrooms and bathrooms were spacious. The livingroom/kitchen area was a great place to gather. The fishing off the dock was great, no keepers, but lots of bites! We had a great stay!

  • Review Submitted: 28-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Peaceful and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

We completely enjoyed our stay at the Riley Lake House. The beds were very comfortable and supportive. The house was stocked well with everything needed. My parents traveled with us, they used the main level bedroom, the walk in shower was perfect for them. My brother lives in the area, short drive away, and another brother rented a nearby VRBO. So we were all in close proximity for the long weekend. The owner was very easy to communicate with. We made a great decision to stay here.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

Love this place! Our very own home away from home. The property is well maintained and makes it easy to entertain outdoors all day long. The best part is, you feel like you have the lake all to yourself! Whether you're looking to get out and and explore or if you're looking to shut down for the weekend, this is the place to go. The house had everything we needed and then some, including ping pong tables, board games and a pinball machine. I was amazed at how well kept the home is, even my picky spouse was impressed by the spotless conditions. We can't wait to come back, thank you!!

  • Review Submitted: 05-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

What a GREAT getaway !

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Riley Lake house. All that we needed was provided, linens, kitchen items, etc. Our children loved playing in the water, jumping off of the floating dock, fishing off of the main dock , playing ping pong, tetherball and roasting marshmallows on the fire .

We would recommend the house to anyone and hope to come back! Thanks for letting us enjoy your home.

Robert and family

  • Review Submitted: 02-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

We love it !!!

  • 5 of 5

The place is gorgeous, it's so quiet the house was so clean we had a great time.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Gainesville Regional Airport
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Highway 20
Nearest Beach
60 Miles
St. Augustine Beach
Car: necessary

There is a biking / hiking trial that extends from Hawthorne to Gainesville

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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
 
Thanksgiving
18 Nov 2017 - 25 Nov 2017
5 night minimum stay
£624
for 5 nights
From
£113
£624
 
 
Christmas
17 Dec 2017 - 29 Dec 2017
5 night minimum stay
£624
for 5 nights
From
£113
£624
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£352
for 3 nights
From
£98
£511
£1,570
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £113.49
Cleaning fee £56.75

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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