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SUNSET PATH AT HOMOSASSA RIVER, FREE PRIVATE DOCK, NO CANALS OR BRIDGES

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Air Conditioning
  • Barbecue

Overview

About the property

Our Riverfront Stilt Home Has 2-Bedrooms With 2-Private Baths

Sunset Path Home #5 is located just a few yards from the mouth of the Homosassa River. This home is a special find with gorgeous river views and a private dock for your boating enjoyment. Wander all over this wonderful world, then get true rest and relaxation at Sunset Path. Peace and Tranquility abounds here. You will find a special spot at the wonderful and beautiful spring fed Homosassa River, with no hard to navigate canals or bridges to conquer, nor spending an hour just getting close to the Gulf in heavy traffic and people. Our property is located at the Homosassa River, just a 25-minute navagation to the Gulf of Mexico, passing islands and beautiful scenery along the way. Homosassa, Citrus County, Florida, is known as the Florida Nature Coast and easily accessible from Tampa and Orlando airports, a short hour or so away. Visit Disney World, Sea World, and all the Orlando attractions, then come home to peace and tranquility. Tampa, St Petersburg, Clearwater are an easy reach via the Suncoast Parkway. You won't need to go far for a beach, just 30 or so minutes from our home you can explore a beautiful sandy Beach without traffic, congestion, and spring-breakers on a beautiful cove. If you enjoy a laid back waterfront location, you just found it. Navigate from your doorstep into Salt River and Tiger Tail Bay then on to the Gulf. The Scallops are plentiful in season. The Gulf produces delicious fish catches and clear calm waters. Conveniently park your own boat just steps away from your door. Our dock is free with your stay. Enjoy your own grill for family cookouts, or just relax on the screened wrap around porch overlooking the River where Dolphins, Manatees, Eagles, Cranes, and more wink at you. Our 2-Bedrooms with 2-Private Bathrooms are just a small perk in this approximate 1,100 square foot home. We offer a queen sleeper sofa in the living area. The home sleeps six comfortably. Upgraded furniture and furnishings, a fully equipped kitchen and 116 inches of new flat screen televisions for your vacation river enjoyment. Our property is manicured and clean and disinfected. Our location is perfect for walkers, just stroll on our Natures Trail path along Otter Creek and see the early arriving shrimp boats. Bicycles are welcome in the neighborhood on our low traveled streets. Visit the ruins of the Old Civil War Era, the Yulee Plantation Sugar Mill. Pick up tonight's dinner straight out of the saw grass along the flats of the Gulf. Scallop season is a busy time on the Homosassa River. Folks visit from all over the world to Scallop. A virtual smorgasbord of small town restaurants serving Florida seafood and offering live bands. Do as much as you want! No pressures here! This is a place to Replenish Your Soul no matter what time of the year you visit! Forget your problems, revived vitality of your youth is once again realized. No doubt, there are many facilities seeking your visit, but there is only one immaculately clean. It is Sunset Path!! CLEAN!! PEACEFUL!! REASONABLE!! 'A Place to Replenish Your Soul'


Property Manager
Paula Black, Manager
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
22 May, 2017

About Paula Black, Manager

We purchased our nine acres bordering Otter Creek and fronting on the Homosassa River when it was overgrown and looked nothing like it does today. With love and time, we developed Sunset Point and Sunset Path Vacation Rental Homes, along with our main home. We are friendly and support the Texas A & M University in College Station Texas football program and alumni program, where I was a 1953 graduate.

Paula Black, Manager purchased this house in 1991

Why Paula Black, Manager chose Florida Central Gulf Coast

We purchased our nine acres because we were looking for a vacation spot. It was a simple choice. With businesses and family in Tampa Florida it seemed ridiculous to buy a vacation home out of state. Why travel 8-hours to your second home, when in a short hour or so we could be on the River. This place is so beautiful and with a little imagination you can close your eyes and imagine being anywhere in the world. The Sunsets are breathtaking and there's we would have gone a long way to find a place as special as the Homosassa River.

What makes this house unique

You will fall in love with Sunset Path. Besides the home is like new inside, we have upscale furniture and furnishings, from most everywhere in the home you can see the River. You can watch the rare birds and may see some wildlife. The Dolphins romp in the water at your back door. Fish jump in front of you. The air is clean, the water is spring fed and beautiful. You won't hear a horn blow here. Few traffic lights exist. We are a fishing village with great people, yet close to all attractions and away from the traffic, congestion and people touring those attractions. Peace and Tranquility will hold you in their arms. You will go home a renewed person.

Guestbook comments from the manager

We are visiting our family from out of State. This time, we just wanted our own private place. What a grand decision that was. Sunset Path was everything we needed. Quiet, peaceful, tranquil and beautiful. Don't be fooled about it's location. The views of the River are awesome from the home and screen porch. They provided a newer gas grill. We visited our family, then brought them over for cookouts. We were more than pleased and recommend this clean and private home to everyone.
Sep 2014
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Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • rural ...
  • village ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Adjoins Bedroom with Queen Bed. Linens are upgraded.
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Adjoins Bedroom with Twin Beds. Linens are upgraded.
  • Bathrooms are equipped with soap, toilet paper, & towels. You bring your shampoos and special toilet needs. Bring all outside need, such as towels.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , New Luxury Bed, Large Flat Screen Television and Dresser
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , New Luxury Twin Bed,Large Flat Screen Television,Chest,Porch
    3rd Bed - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Queen Sleeper Sofa, located in Living Room, with 52 Inch TV
  • Bedding is top of the line, new and pretty. Two Bedrooms have adjoining private Bathrooms. Sleeper sofa in living area would share a bathroom. Bedrooms are equipped with televisions and linens for indoor use only. You bring additional pillows if needed and outdoor linens.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf pass optional
  • pier fishing
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • water tubing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(18 traveller reviews)

SUNSET PATH AT HOMOSASSA RIVER, FREE PRIVATE DOCK, NO CANALS OR BRIDGES
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 20 reviews
5

Excellent accommodations on the Nature Coast

  • 5 of 5

We (parents and two young adult "children") had a great vacation at Sunset Path (March 12-17). We had house #5, which has two bedrooms and two bathrooms. It was perfect for our group or even a larger group (there are twin beds in the second bedroom, and there is a sleep sofa in the living room). The house is impeccably clean, including all of the appliances. We cooked dinner each evening, and all the dishes, silverware, pots and pans, etc. that we needed are available. There is an excellent gas grill (which was also remarkably clean, almost like new), and there is a very nice screened wraparound porch (we didn't have any problem with bugs of any kind during our stay in Florida, maybe that has to do with the time of year or the weather). I was able to walk down the yard and fish off the dock every day (I didn't catch anything, but that's not unusual for me). It is convenient to a variety of attractions that we took advantage of: Homosassa Springs Wildlife Park, which is definitely worth a visit; Crystal River, where we swam with the manatees; and Weeki Wachee Springs, home of the famous mermaid show. It is also convenient to a large Publix grocery store, and there are lots of restaurants and other facilities pretty close by. The Monkey Island in the Homosassa River is a short jog away (there is a restaurant where you can sit by the window or on the deck and watch the monkeys), and I was also able to walk to the Chassahowitzka Salt Marsh Trails with my fly rod (I didn't catch anything there either; I think if you are serious about fishing, you should probably hire a guide). Overall we had a great time in Florida, and this was a perfect place to stay for the things that we wanted to do. And I do have to reiterate how clean it was (that is pretty important to my wife particularly). We generally like to leave a place cleaner than we found it, but they make that pretty difficult!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

a relaxing place to stay

  • 4 of 5

The home was very clean and comfortable. The owners are working to update each of their properties. We were comfortable and enjoyed our stay. We would definitely return.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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shelbyville, KY
5

Perfect slice of Florida

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed at Sunset Path #5 during our 4 day stay in Homosassa in January. The property is as pictured online and was absolutely perfect for our stay. The unit was spotless and had all of the supplies we needed so we didn't have to make a trip to the store to pick up dish soap, toilet paper, laundry detergent or the like. The bed was heavenly, I don't know what kind of mattress they have, but my back sure did like it. The furnishings were perfect for a Florida home. I fabric on the sofa was so soft to the touch, slightly faded from the warm Florida sun. The entire side of the family room is windows and sliding doors giving you a fantastic view of the river. We always had beautiful birds to watch. Sitting outside was a joy in the screened in porch which goes across the full length of the unit. We were able to put our kayaks in right beside the house and paddle down to the spring where the Manatees congregate with their calfs this time of year. There are several places to eat right around the corner if you don't feel like making dinner yourself. Just a great place to get away.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Manatee's coming to the spring

  • 5 of 5

This was our fourth trip In 2 months.As always we saw several Bald Eagles,Otters and Manatee's.It was a little chilly but still Beautiful.The house was as always,completely set up with all you need.We enjoyed The Freezer again with the best Shrimp ever and Stone Crab Claws as well.Then with Publix just down the road,we cooked steaks on the grill downstairs and enjoyed the entire trip.Thanks again Paula for all you do to make this place home for whoever stays there. Steve Clark

  • Review Submitted: Nov 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Winter Garden, FL
5

First Timer at this location

  • 5 of 5

My family and I really enjoyed our stay in Homosassa this past weekend. Place was in good location on the main river and we enjoyed not being in a main traffic area and having that barrage of people coming back and forth. Nice and relaxing which is what we needed.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

well maintained with great amenities.

  • 4 of 5

Paula is a gracious hostess. Ample parking, nice covered areas for rain shelter, good free dock nearby for your boat ( 75 yards), very close to restaurants and marina's on the river. 45 minute ride out to the bay for scalloping.

I would recommend this place to a family with up to 6 people.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
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Location

Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park
Riverside Crab House
The Freezer
River Safaris & Gulf Charters Inc.
Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Tampa FL (TPA)
Nearest Barpub
0.05 Miles
Many to choose from with live bands
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Two Large Courses Close by
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
US 19
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Several to choose from
Nearest Beach
25 Miles
Crystal River FL
Car: necessary

The Nature Coast is a region of the U.S. state of Florida. The Nature Coast State Trail is officially designated as part of Florida’s Statewide System of Greenways and Trails.

Homosassa: According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 8.4 square miles (22 km2), of which, 7.9 square miles (20 km2) of it is land and 0.4 square miles (1.0 km2) of it (5.13%) is water. Fishing, Scalloping, at it's best!

Park Opens Spring for Wild Manatees: For the first time in 30 years, wild manatees are able to enter the spring bowl at Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park.

Manatee Cam;

Snorkeling with the Manatees;

Air Tank Divers;

River Safari’s;

Bird watching;

Dolphin watching;

Golfing; Fishing, Scalloping;

Homosassa Butterfly-Crawl Before You Fly;

MONKEY ISLAND: Okay so Florida is full of quirky stuff, and famous Monkey Island at the Homosassa Riverside Resort is just one of those places. The resort cares for five spider monkeys that live on an island that the Yardarm Lounge and Riverside Crabhouse overlook;

NEON LEONS ZYDECO STEAK HOUSE;

Mo’s BBQ;

The Freezer Tiki Bar;

MacRaes;

Old Mill Tavern;

Riverside Crab House;

Yulee Sugarmill Ruins State Historical Site;

The Ole Smoke House;

Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park;

Live Music;

Olde Mill House Gallery and Printing Museum;

Homosassa Arts and Crafts Seafood Festival (Early November);

Fishing Tournaments;

Dragon Boat Races;

Air Boat Rides;

Dinner Cruises;

Christmas Boat Parade (Mid December);

Surrounding Area Festivals;

Fishing and Scalloping Guides;

Grouper Hunting;

Charter Fishing;

Live Monkey Cam;

Live Manatee Cam;

Live Boating Cam;

Activities in Homosassa Florida

• Boating

• Camping / RV Parks

• Diving

• Kayaking

• Fishing

• Golfing

• Manatees

• Scalloping

• Snorkeling

• Sightseeing

• State Parks

• Swim with Manatees

Friendly People and Warm Sunshine!

'A PLACE TO REPLENISH YOUR SOUL!'

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Homosassa, Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
BIG OFF SEASON DISCOUNTS
1 Apr 2017 - 9 Jun 2017
70 night minimum stay
£285
 
 
Scallop Season 2017
9 Jun 2017 - 29 Jul 2017
2 night minimum stay
£557
for 2 nights
From
£203
From
£229
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,695
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£489
for 2 nights
From
£169
From
£195
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,438
 

Additional pricing information

Booking Fee £77.3
Pet Fee £154.61
Refundable Damage Deposit £309.21
Maintenance Fee £73.44
Tax Rate 11.0%

Rates are subject to change until your Reservation is confirmed. Holidays and other special dates will not be priced under Standard Rates. All dogs must be approved by Owner. $200 Non-Refundable Pet Fee applies if pet is approved by owner.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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