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Weeki Wachee Retreat, Just Blocks From Rodgers Park & 3 Miles To Pine Island

People5
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Beautiful Stilt Home Close To River & Beaches

Beautifully furnished 1 bed 1 1/2 bath stilt home! Just bring tooth brush & clothes, this home has everything you will need for your next vacation. Home is located, just off the main weeki wachee river & a few miles from pine island. There are several boat ramps within a few blocks of cottage. Home backs up to chassahowitzka state forest and does have a creek that runs behind home. Enjoy the wildlife right from your own porch!

Home is newly furnished: w/ 1 king bed (cool gel memory foam bedding) bedroom

1 queen bed (pull down murphy) bedroom

1 queen bed (pull out sofa bed) main floor living room

Fully equipped kitchen

Family seating dining room set

Fireplace is wood burning

Jacuzzi garden soaking tub

4 rocking chairs on porch, picnic table

Grill (charcoal)

5-kayaks 1-paddle board & one canoe (for use)

**Must be able to transport Kayaks/Board/canoe to head of Spring! ($6.00 per kayak/board) to drop in.

Or local companies charge $20.00 for transport & drop.

Drive way has plenty of room for a boat & jet skis if you would like to bring your own!

Weeki wachee marina: boat rental daily/ half day rentals to enjoy a day on weeki wachee.

Most pristine spring in florida. See manatees in their natural habitat they call this home & so do the mermaids :)

Kayak rentals @ many local vendors that take you to head of the spring for a 5.5 amazing trip down the river. Self guided.

Hernando marina: 3 miles to s. Full/ half day pontoon boat rentals to enjoy a day on the gulf of mexico.

Great fishing & swimming

Jenkins Park- Just up the road on Shole line Rd. Has a great pier for fishing.

More Details

Owner
Dawn Hixon
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
16 October, 2017

Why Dawn Hixon chose Florida

Our Family have been enjoying the Weeki Wachee River for many years. And looked forward to owning a place of our own that our family could enjoy for years to come! Our place to get a way, enjoy the water and family time. And leave all worries behind.

What makes this house unique

Privacy, but still close to it all! Newly furnished & every amenity you will need for a great vacation!

Location

Nearest Airport
43 Miles
Tampa International
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Upper Deck
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
US 19
Nearest Restaurant
Several within 1 Mile, Italian within walking
Nearest Beach
4.4 Miles
Pine Island
Car: recommended

Weeki wachee state park 4.4 miles to the east.

Paddling adventures 4.4 miles to the east.

Rogers park 3/4 mile to the south.

Pine island 4.4 miles to the w

Homosassa springs 24 miles to the n

Honeymoon island 43 miles to the s

Clearwater beach 49 miles to the s

Tarpon springs sponge docks 32 miles to the s

Malls and shopping on us 19 going s @ cortez, 4 miles to the e

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Weeki Wachee Gardens in Hernando County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Soaking jacuzzi tub
  • 1 full bath w/ soaking jacuzzi tub/ Walk in shower 1/2 bath on main level
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • 1 King 1 queen (Murphy) 1 Queen pull out sofa
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Games ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Water Sports Gear
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water tubing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Weeki Wachee Retreat, Just Blocks From Rodgers Park & 3 Miles To Pine Island
average rating of 4.769231 based on 13 reviews
5

Wonderful!!

  • 5 of 5

Would highly recommend Weeki Wachee Retreat. Dawn is a great hostess. Home is very clean and beautifully decorated. So cozy and comfortable. Very relaxing. Kayaks were alot of fun. Had a great afternoon scalloping adventure with Captain Dave of Salty D's Charters. Would definitely love to stay here again if we're in the area.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Cozy and peaceful home!

  • 5 of 5

We loved this property! The house is cozy. We were worried about one room for two couples, but there was plenty of space in the bedroom. Everything was super clean and in great condition. Everything we needed was there. I felt like we had our own private retreat for the weekend. When I return to visit friends who live in the area I will return! I will also recommend to other friend.

  • Review Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

perfect getaway

  • 5 of 5

such a quiet relaxing stay. everything was perfect. loved the updated cottage feel of the place. we couldn't have been happier. really appreciated how easy it was to be in touch with owner. next stay will be longer. thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great stay...with everything you might need already there!!

  • 4 of 5

The house was wonderful - plenty of room & close to activities. We wanted to be close to the kayak rentals & this was perfect. The Italian restaurant nearby was wonderful - I enjoyed the garlic knots both times we ate there!! If you're looking for a great rental property to use as "home base" I highly recommend this one!!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Tigard, Oregon
4

Quiet peaceful property in a location full of nature.

  • 4 of 5

The property was very quiet and clean. The beds were very comfortable. I wish it had been closer to the river, but I liked it well enough that I extended my stay. I don't ever remember sleeping that well... 12+ hours every day....

  • Review Submitted: Feb 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Plant City, FL
5

Quiet and Comfortable

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for allowing us to stay at your property. Everything we needed was there and the king size bed was so comfortable!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Weeki Wachee Gardens, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£475
for 3 nights
From
£113
£815
£2,249
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £113.23
Cleaning Fee £75.49
Property Damage Protection £59.64

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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