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On The Water Retreat

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Space 1,700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bed, 2 bath, sleeps 8

taste of the 'Real' Florida, along the Homosassa River, west central Florida coastal town, where manatees come in for the winter. This River is fed by the Homosassa Springs 64 million gallons of fresh water per day, and traveling 9 miles out to the Gulf of Mexico through breathtaking scenery. Historically, this waterside town has operated as a large fishing industry; and though it has decreased over time


Property Manager
frank gunter
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
16 July, 2017

What makes this house unique

there is a bridge you need to go under a pontoon will fit with the top down but anything bigger then that will not fit

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Homosassa in Citrus County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
Entertainment:
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • jet skiing
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • water skiing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.4/5 -
(16 traveller reviews)

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On The Water Retreat
average rating of 4.4375 based on 16 reviews
2

Beautiful location and nice house. Would have been perfect if it didn't have septic issues.

  • 2 of 5

House would have been perfect if the Septic tank was properly functioning. Could not do laundry and had to be careful how much the toilets were being flushed do to fear of a back up. Called and left a message with the owner with no response. I would not recommend staying here until the issue has been resolved.

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

AWESOME!!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderfull time staying here!! Everything about the house was perfect. Very spacious and the kitchen was great!! The location to the springs is just a quick paddle away. The canoe and kayaks right at the house were awesome and we did not have to go and rent them!! You could not ask for better owners. Thanks Frank and Mana. We will be back next year!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: aww we are so glad you guys had a wonderful time looking forward to next year
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4

Cozy with lots of room

  • 4 of 5

We had a great stay. Very nice accommodations for our family of six. The kayaks were lots of fun. I wasn't expecting or prepared for the 30 degree weather here in Florida we had on one night. The thermostat is a older model and would not adjust for us but we did find blankets. Great vacation stay and I am looking forward to coming back.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing Spacious Place, All the comforts of home!!!!

  • 5 of 5

This is our second year staying here. THIS PLACE IS AWESOME!!! Its is well stocked with everything you need. Very spacious. Nice private spring at the end of the canal. Room to park several boats.Frank is very accommodating and very easy to work with. RENT THIS PLACE YOU WONT REGRET IT!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location!

  • 5 of 5

Just a very short paddle away from the Spings, this home is perfect if you are in Homosassa to enjoy water!

The covered boat slip saves soooo much time and aggravation from the daily launching and loading that would be required otherwise.

Loved it - our 2nd year there.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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To frank and mana

  • 4 of 5

Thank you. We really liked your home on the water. We will be back. Ron

  • Review Submitted: Dec 2, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: we are glad you enjoyed it
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Location

Homosassa

seafood is still a big part of Homosassa. Many new luxurious homes proudly stand along this pristine waterway. Come relax waterside as you curl up to a good book & watch the sunset. Catch some action as you fish the snapper, red fish, groupe...Read more

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Homosassa, Florida

Rental Basis:
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Manager accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£816
for 4 nights
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£170
£1,242
£3,116
 

Additional pricing information

cleaning fee £134.31
Refundable Damage Deposit £191.87
Tax Rate 11.0%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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