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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:
17 July, 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: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome ...
  • 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 -
(54 traveller reviews)

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Gainesville Area Lakefront Home (Riley Lake)
average rating of 4.962963 based on 54 reviews
5

Lovely and peaceful family-get-together on beautiful Riley lake

  • 5 of 5

Remote and quiet location on beautiful lakefront house. Perfect for families with children who love spending time in the water, playing, swimming, fishing. Water was so perfect, amazing water temperatures. Breathtaking sunsets! The house it self had everything we needed. Well equipped with all amenities included. It was clean and organised. Greg the owner is super friendly and helpful.

We loved the DVD collection, and the poor phone and internet reception gave us a nice break from the ever so busy online world.

Very nice place, simple and easy living. Recommended!

Best regards Donnah and Magnud, + kids: Oliver 13, Cassandra 12 and Isabell 10,

Oslo, Norway

  • Review Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Gorgeous, secluded spot...comfortable home with cool stone work...I'm a repeat guest

  • 5 of 5

The dock over the water is the perfect spot for reading, meditation, fishing, or just enjoying the scenery. Very restful retreat.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A small piece of Heaven

  • 5 of 5

Awesome! The perfect getaway; peaceful, beautiful, a great place to relax and forget the outside world.. The accommodations were five star I do not believe you could ask for anything more. Highly recommend. The Barefields

  • Review Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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5

A piece of Heaven away from the hustle and bustle of everyday living.

  • 5 of 5

Extremely pleasant vacation experience. The cabin was very clean and well stocked for our week get away. Quiet and serene with good fishing results. If you're looking for a place to get away from it all this is the one.

  • Review Submitted: May 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

What a great retreat while visiting in Gainesville

  • 5 of 5

Restful and family fun at lake house. Clean, friendly, quiet - canoeing on the lake and looking up at the stars from balcony. Great views. Thanks to the owner!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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April '17 Lake house stay

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at the Riley Lake house was very enjoyable and comfortable. Everything worked well (AC, hot water, RO, WIFI,TV) except for the DISH TV reception that would be intermittent during the one day we had heavy rain and thunderstorms. Everything was very clean and comfortable, we especially were impressed with the very nice large tiled showers with seats! Plenty of pans, dishes, condiments and supplies. We would have liked to have had real glass glassware instead of only plastic cups for cocktails and wine, but we luckily brought one of our own to use. Nice quiet secluded location, we would definitely like to come back in the future to get away again in the springtime from our home here in upstate NY.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 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
£633
for 5 nights
From
£115
£633
 
 
Christmas
17 Dec 2017 - 29 Dec 2017
5 night minimum stay
£633
for 5 nights
From
£115
£633
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£357
for 3 nights
From
£100
£518
£1,593
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £115.12
Cleaning fee £57.56

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.
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