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Three Palms Executive Villa

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Private Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • children welcome


About the property

3 bedrooms, 2 baths (sleeps 6) WITH HEATED POOL


A 3 bedroom Villa with direct access to the Weeki Wachee river & Gulf of Mexico.Minimum rental 7 nights.

Pool Hot Tub and cleaning all included.



An executive villa furnished to a high standard with flat screen TV's en suite bathroom facilities and tiled and hardwood floors. The property has a private swimming pool and brand new hot tub. There is a small gym in the garage and 3 kayaks for exploring the river which is right on the doorstep. A private boat dock is available for sole use of the villa guests. The master bedroom and en suite shower and bathroom have patio doors that open right up onto the property's balcony. The guest suite to the front of the property has 2 bedrooms.One room has a king size bed and the other has 2 single beds. These share a shower room and toilet. The first is a good sized double bedroom with built in wardrobes flat screen TV & blue ray player. The second smaller bedroom has 2 single beds built in wardrobes and a flat screen TV and dvd player. The living area of the property is open plan with the kitchen & dining areas. The living area has large 2+2 Lay z Boy leather electric recliners and a Samsung 55' 3D LED flatscreen TV with Bose cinema sound system Apple TV and Google Chromecast. There is a 3D blue Ray Player. The dining area has a large dining table that easily seats 6 . The kitchen has Fridge freezer dishwasher oven hob and brand new microwave(installed April 2013). A coffee maker and other labour saving devices are also available. On the screened balcony there is a large table and chairs for Al Fresco dining.As of April 2013 the balcony has been screened for comfort and safety . Access to the pool area can be gained from the balcony via the outside staircase or from the garage. The pool is a heated chlorinated water pool.As of April 2013 a new multi function coloured light has been installed in the pool to create a tranquil or party atmosphere at night. Adjacent is a private area with Hot Tub newly installed in November 2014. Outside speakers are wired to a stereo system in the garage gym area which plays radio/cd or iPod.From the pool deck area access can be gained to the private illuminated floating dock.The dock can accommodate boats up to 30 feet. A recently built dedicated grill patio for alfresco dining .Adjacent to the pool deck is an outside lounge with comfort seating and a gas fir pit. THE PROPERTY IS NO SMOKING AND SORRY NO PETS. NO INTERNATIONAL OR LONG DISTANCE PHONE CALLS ARE AVAILABLE.

More Details

Property Manager
Bryan Whitelaw
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
11 March, 2017

About Bryan Whitelaw

My wife & I live and work in Scotland. We bought this villa last year as a potential retirement home and as such have furnished it to a standard that we would enjoy in our primary home in Scotland. We are regular visitors to the villa and consider it a second home and not just somewhere we rent out. We love the area and the 'Old Florida ' feel . The wildlife views and general nature coast is stunning and we find new places to explore every time we visit. We hope that you will enjoy the villa and area as much as we do.

Bryan Whitelaw purchased this house in 2011

Why Bryan Whitelaw chose Florida Central Gulf Coast

We have been coming to Florida since the 1980's and it was always our dream to one day live here. Having travelled all over the state from the panhandle to the keys we found that Weeki Wachee has solitude enough to provide quiet and relaxation but is close enough to Tampa

for ease of travel and cultural experiences. There is so much to do in the area that it could never be boring yet the tranquility is so awe inspiring that you will want to return time and again just like us.

What makes this house unique

The house is one of only a few available in the area with its own private swimming pool. Although swimming in the river is good fun the pool is far more comfortable and safe for guests to keep an eye on children. The local bar restaurant is a short walk away or if you brought the boat a 10 minute boat ride from the dock right to the dock of the Upper Deck. Live music and friendly locals make this a must visit experience. The manatees swimming past the dock is also a magical experience and an every day occasion.

Nearby Hernando Beach has a good selection of bars and restaurants. Day trips to Busch Gardens in Tampa or the Dali Museum and International Mall are all but an hours drive away.Further north is Crystal River and Homosassa with a selection of attractions such as monkey island and Neon Leons Zydeco bar and restaurant .

Guestbook comments from the manager

Stayed at the house here as guests of the owners and found the location to be idyllic and the home amazing. Right on the river Gulf access and a lovely heated pool and hot tub. Christmas dinner on the balcony was the best I have ever experienced. For a perfect family vacation you can't rent better in the area.

Peaceful relaxing time over the holidays.
Dec 2016
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Weeki Wachee in Hernando County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Inflatable mattress avaiable
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Kayaks available at renters own risk . Gym in garage available for 16 years and older at renters own risk . Boat hire available at marina nearby .


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(37 traveller reviews)

Three Palms Executive Villa
average rating of 4.972973 based on 43 reviews

Quiet, relaxing but close enough to shops and restaurants

  • 4 of 5

The property was great - location from hustle-bustle short distance - you could relax on balcony to have coffee, read, watch small boats going up and down the water . The home was beautifully done / loved the plantation shutters and decor. I gave this rental a 4 but could have been a 5 if the following things were corrected : The light over dining table was out - I assume it was the bulb - the fan worked. We did find light bulbs in a cupboard but the table is heavy - plus we didn't know how to take shade off to replace . This was a problem when eating in. The light switches in bedrooms did not turn the lights on - you had to find your way by your phone to night stands - this may not be owners fault as other renters may have caused the problem and not been checked when they left. But we had a good time - bottom line - great rental just needs tweaks to give it 5 stars!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I had the property manager check the light switches and bulbs in the property and they were all found to be in perfect working order and still clearly labelled which lights work with which switches .I think the guest may have been somewhat confused as to how the switches work and I have now updated guest information to this regard to avoid further confusion.
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Amazing Time at Three Palms

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent 2 weeks at Three Palms and from the minute we arrived we knew we had made the right choice. The villa is fantastic, with all the facilities and amenities you could ever need. The pool area was the highlight for us, we spent most days at the villa as it was too lovely to leave. When we did venture out, the villa is approx. 3 miles from the main road with all the chain restaurants and supermarkets, a few minutes drive. There is a gas station etc. closer than this. We really did feel out of the way from any hustle and bustle and that really suited us. It was peaceful and quiet and we felt it was a taste of the real Florida. After a few visits to more touristy places in Florida, this is definitely a welcome change. I recommend a few minutes drive to Pine Island, where the locals park to watch the sunset each night - stunning. Since being home we haven't stopped talking about our stay at Three Palms - we miss everything about the villa! I wouldn't hesitate to return and if we were planning to come back to this area I wouldn't even think of booking anywhere else. Fantastic.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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The property is amazing!

  • 5 of 5

The communication with the homeowners is wonderful and the house was amazing!

We would have stayed another week had it not been booked up!

The pool, hot tub and pool table was the favorites among most of us but I loved the kayaks and how close to upper deck (bar/restaurant) we were. We paddled every morning and came back and enjoyed the property every evening. The pool light and black light above hot tub were awesome!

The house had everything we could have wanted and then some.. the bed in Master was HUGE and was so comfortable.

I promise if you rent this house, you will have no regrets.. All four of us loved our visit!

We will be returning next year for sure!


  • Review Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best Family Vacation Ever!!!!!!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

This was an amazing vacation! This house is so much better than the pictures show! Location is amazing and pool is even better. After kayaking all over the place and seeing so many homes, I am sure this is one of the nicest houses in this area. We swam, rented a boat, kayaked, swam, went to Clearwater to the aquarium, swam, ate at great places, fished, swam, slept in and stayed up late! Did I say we swam???????? I would highly suggest this vacation home to anyone looking to visit the Weeki Wachee/Homasassa area. We suggest the Bayport Inn, Becky Jack's, The Upper Deck, River Side Crab House (homasassa), Weeki Wachee Marina and you must visit Weeki Wachee Springs! By far one of our best vacations to date! P.S. We saw 14 manatees total this week! Thank You!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Didn't want to ever leave!

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here for the first week of May with my husband, 2 young boys, and mother. We had such an amazing time we didn't want to leave. The house is better than the pictures. Everything is near by to do or shop at the wildlife at the house alone was the best. We saw foxes, raccoon, manatees, sting rays, lizards, a snake, all kinds of birds and fish, even an otter. Having the pool right on the river was so nice for my kids and the river was great for fishing for my husband. We spent so much time outside we barley touched any of the extra perks like the pool table. Only thing id change is if it slept more people and the neighbors dogs who like to bark. This place is defiantly the place to rent you will never want to go home!

  • Review Submitted: May 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Awesome, affordable, everything you could want! This place is very well maintained, light switches are labeled, scenery is beyond beautiful, kayaks available and river is easy to navigate. I am in love with the electric recliners and the entire house! Location is nice, close to shops but tucked just far enough away for privacy from the real world. I will definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 19, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Weeki Wachee, Florida

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7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

hot tub/pool heating £80
damage insurance cover £79
Refundable Damage Deposit £400
Tax Rate 7.0%

Flat rate regardless of occupancy maximum 6 persons . All inclusive of cleaning and heated pool and hot tub. Compulsory damage insurance fee of $99.00
$500 booking deposit refundable depending on satisfactory managers report 30 days after departure.

Paypal Deposit at time of booking and balance 60 days prior to entry.
Deposit refunded 30 days after departure .

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Nearest Airport
53 Miles
Tampa International
Nearest Barpub
0.7 Miles
The Upper Deck
Nearest Motorway
9 Miles
Suncoast Parkway
Nearest Restaurant
0.7 Miles
The Upper Deck
Nearest Beach
0.7 Miles
Rodgers Park
Car: recommended

Weeki Wachee spring has Buccaneer Bay water park with a mermaid show and several places nearby rent kayaks tubes and boats to explore the river .The property has Kayaks for guests to use at their own risk. The pool is now heated at an extra cost the hot tub is included in the price.


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