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Ocala National Forest House for Nature Lovers w/ dog yard & stables

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Details
Property
house
People
6
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
3 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday home in Ocklawaha - Millennium Acres

House 2 Bedrooms + Convertible Bed, 2 Baths (Sleeps 6)

Architect designed 2/2 located on 14 forested acres, horse and dog friendly.

If you want to “get away from it all” in a unique modern architect designed home, hike or ride in the Ocala National Forest (adjoins the property with miles of trails - map provided), lounge in a total nature setting (for six), and no dirt roads to get there - this is the place for you! And only 20 min to Ocala. House furnished with all necessities, fireplace, eat-in kitchen w W/D, LR w sleepsofa, king BR, queen BR, cable TV, wireless. Paddock, stable for 3, feed store nearby. Onsite parking and 2 car garage. Home has views all sides, brings nature into your lifestyle. Front patio. Great water quality. Citrus orchard, 6 acre grass pond, wildlife & wading birds. Horse activities nearby. Florida Carriage Museum, Fl Horse Park, barrel racing arena within 4 miles. Cross Fl Greenway trails & 100 mile trail in the Ocala Nat Forest. Lake Weir and Ocklawaha nearby to launch your boat.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible

Owner
Max or Anne Meinel
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
2 December, 2016
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Why Max or Anne Meinel chose Lake Weir

This property was unspoiled, all forested, and offered opportunity to nestle the house among native trees and wildlife where nobody had cleared before. Maximum trees and native plants have been retained. Wildlife is appreciated and views are natural.

What makes this house unique

Architect designed and built this home to maximize the spectacular forest setting, using major glass areas to frame vistas from every room. Featured is a great room with ceiling slope matching the roof, bedrooms/baths on opposite sides of the living area. In this house you can experience the Florida wilderness in comfort and style.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(27 traveller reviews)

Ocala National Forest House for Nature Lovers w/ dog yard & stables
average rating of 4.888889 based on 27 reviews
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Staying in Ocala National Forest House

  • 4 of 5

I loved the property, I loved everything about the house. They even provided 3 different types of coffee pots to meet everyone's needs. The house was musty smelling when we first entered it, but after about an hour of running the ceiling fans, the air was normal. None of the bedding or furniture was musty smelling. All the beds were comfortable and the house has lots of windows. I would go back in a heart beat. We were about 10 to 15 minutes away from several of the Forest entrances and the food in the area restaurants was great.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Retreat

  • 5 of 5

We were very, very pleased with our first stay at wonderful Millennium Cottage. We were quite comfortable there. It proved a perfect home base for our exploration of nearby trails, the charming little towns of Cross Creek, Micanopy, and McIntosh, as well as visits with family. There is so much more we would like to do and see in the area.

We did have a most wonderful time at the cottage and hope to plan another visit there very soon.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

Our second visit in 3 months. We use the cottage as a base for kayak trips. Just plain wonderful

  • Review Submitted: Nov 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect for us!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed four nights in October 2016 and thoroughly enjoyed our time here. The weather was cooler than expected but that worked out perfectly for the outdoor adventures we had planned. Our two pups loved being able to wander around in the fenced in yard, with our supervision of course. They don't get to be off leash very often. The house was clean and as comfortable as could be! The property around it is beautiful with citrus trees and wildlife. We saw a fox, turkeys and even woke up to the sounds of an owl the last morning we were there. Can't imagine anyone not giving this rental 5 starts!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A lovely, private nature retreat that is accessible to many things to do.

  • 5 of 5

The home is lovely and beautifully decorated. Everything you could need is provided and the setting is magical. We enjoyed hiking in the Ocala National Forest and dinner at Gator Joe's! The home is clean and well stocked - a real gem. You can't beat it for a peaceful retreat that is close to restaurants, groceries, and the national forest!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect house and wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

We stayed four nights and it was perfect. Went Kayaking during the day. The Millennium Cabin is located just a few minutes from anything you need but is very quiet and private. The house is beautiful. We will return in a few weeks.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
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Location

Nearest Airport
75 Miles
Orlando, FL
Nearest Barpub
10 Miles
Gator Joe's, Ocklawaha, Lake Weir FL
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Ocala Golf Club
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Ocala downtown station
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
US HWY 40
Nearest Restaurant
8 Miles
Kick'n'Back Restaurant, Lynne, FL
Nearest Beach
60 Miles
Daytona Beach, FL
Car: necessary

Adjacent to Ocala National Forest hiking and horseback trails, natural springs and streams with canoeing and swimming. Spectacular Florida Carriage Museum and equestrian resort. Florida Horse Park (Equestrian Events and trail rides) 45 minutes away. Cross Florida Greenway (horse, bike, hiking trails). Barrel racing. 1-1/2 hour trips to Marineland (run by the Georgia Aquarium, offers Swim With the Dolphins) and Ormond Beach. St Johns and Ocklawaha Rivers for boaters.

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Ocklawaha, Florida North Central Gulf Coast

Rental Basis:
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3 night minimum stay
£312
for 3 nights
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£693
£2,597
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Tax Rate 10.0%

Summer low season long term rates are available on request.

Horse Stabling charge is $20.00/per horse/per night. Guest provides his own feed, hay, bedding material. Stalls are to be left clean and used bedding placed in designated areas. Call Owner for special monthly rates.

Cancelation Fee for highest season (Jan, Feb, March) guests. $100.00 per reservation week booked.

Additional guest fee - over four is $10.00 / night/ guest

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Ocklawaha in Florida North Central Gulf Coast

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1) Master bedroom is furnished, king bed, dressers, walkin closet, master bath within., Queen size Beds (1) Second bedroom on opposite side of living room from Master bedroom adjacent to front entrance, access to bath from within., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Sleepsofa in living room can be used for additional guests.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Gazebo ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
Hiking / riding/ ATV / carriage trails on site and continuing into the Ocala National Forest. Citrus from the orchard trees is available for guest use during the winter months. A fenced yard, with trees and grass, is adjacent to the pet door into the house with roofed-over pet enclosure for use of pre-approved pets. A remote kennel is located close to the stable, for use of pre-approved pets.

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