|Minimum Stay||2 nights|
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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'
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
We stayed here at #5 during a weekend of scalloping. The location is a prime spot on the river and the house itself is perfectly set up for life on the river. Paula and her family made sure we had everything we needed. We felt very welcome and comfortable from the moment we arrived, and were sad to leave.
The property was in a quiet location still close to parks, shopping and dining. Worked very well for the four of us. Kept clean and had everything we needed.
We stayed 12 nights at Sunset Path and really enjoyed our stay. The surrounding scenery, birds of all types and wildlife gave us great pleasure. Lots of privacy and close to State parks for walking and enjoying the Homosassa area. Although the appliances were dated they were all in good working order. The property was very clean and well maintained inside. Paula and family gave us our privacy but were there to help if we had any questions. The boat dock had been destroyed by storms or aging some time ago but was not repaired when we got there. It would have been nice to sit on the dock of our rental.
The one drawback we had was we were charged for a Pet registration @ $200 when we had no pet. We tried to get this resolved but never got an answer after several requests to Paula Black. We felt like we should have gotten a refund on that but it was never offered. We would have given 5 stars had this been resolved.
Otherwise the vacation was good.
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.
Snorkeling with the Manatees;
Air Tank Divers;
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;
The Freezer Tiki Bar;
Old Mill Tavern;
Riverside Crab House;
Yulee Sugarmill Ruins State Historical Site;
The Ole Smoke House;
Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park;
Olde Mill House Gallery and Printing Museum;
Homosassa Arts and Crafts Seafood Festival (Early November);
Dragon Boat Races;
Air Boat Rides;
Christmas Boat Parade (Mid December);
Surrounding Area Festivals;
Fishing and Scalloping Guides;
Live Monkey Cam;
Live Manatee Cam;
Live Boating Cam;
Activities in Homosassa Florida
• Camping / RV Parks
• State Parks
• Swim with Manatees
Friendly People and Warm Sunshine!
'A PLACE TO REPLENISH YOUR SOUL!'
|Rental Period||Minimum Price||Additional Nights||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Event Price|
Scallop Season 2017
9 Jun 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
|Refundable Damage Deposit||£318|
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.