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Lake Rousseau Pool Home, Boat Dock, Fire Pit, Kayaks, Nature Lovers Paradise!

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom Lakefront Pool Home with Covered Dock, Kayaks & Fire Pit!

Situated on Lake Rousseau is Paradise Found! Relax and enjoy all of the amenities this wonderful pool home and its location have to offer! An open and spacious floor-plan awaits you including 3 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms that comfortably sleeps six. Enjoy a perfect cup of coffee from the Keurig coffee maker while you watch the sunrise in the large screened porch overlooking oak trees draped with Spanish Moss, views of the lake and the wildlife that frequent the area, very calming and peaceful! When you’re not fishing, bird watching, laying under the trees on the hammock, or exploring the lake with the two kayaks, take a dip in the refreshing screen enclosed swimming pool! As your day of adventure comes to an end enjoy the sunset while having a marshmallow roast and your favorite beverage around a roaring fire at large backyard fire pit. Fishing is the name of the game on this lake and the covered boathouse has 2 slips waiting for your boat! There is Goldendale public boat ramp just a short run to our dock. Run your boat east up the Withlacoochee River to the sparkling clear waters of the Rainbow River where you can swim, tube, fish or tie your boat and dine at one of two waterfront restaurants. If you boat west to Inglis Dam you can tie up and hike the nature trails and explore. Minutes by car takes you to Dunnellon’s antique shops, boat rentals, diving, snorkeling, and tubing or kayaking adventures on the sparkling clear waters of the Rainbow River and Rainbow Springs State Park. Drive a short distance to Crystal River and swim with manatees, dive for scallops, or visit the beach and go shelling or ocean fishing. You can also trailer your boat to the Gulf of Mexico for saltwater fishing and scalloping! So much to see and do!

Karl & Debbie Schroeder
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 April, 2018


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

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • near the sea ...
  • rural
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Attached bath and TV.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , With TV.
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , There is an extra twin mattress under one of the beds.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda ...
  • 8 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • rafting
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
Bring your boats! Two stall covered boat house available, free to use. Public ramps to Lake Rousseau, Withlacoochee River, Rainbow River, and Crystal River are located close by. Dock your boat at the house during your stay.


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(42 traveller reviews)

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Lake Rousseau Pool Home, Boat Dock, Fire Pit, Kayaks, Nature Lovers Paradise!
average rating of 4.642857 based on 42 reviews

Peaceful, serene, relaxing, and just perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We had such an amazing time! Paradise Found was all they said it was an more. Our family of 7 found it extremely comfortable! The kids couldn't get enough of the lake or pool. It was nice to be able to swim whenever kids wanted to! It was a beautiful, large pool with plenty of fun! We are a fishing family and so the lake was the perfect spot! The covered dock provided nice shad and cover for our Kayaks. Ahhh!! The Hammock!! Need I say more? My 7 months old daughter and I found this little piece of heaven dreamy! Our kids also enjoyed the large backyard where they could play nerf wars and enjoy smores at night at the campfire! The house was a great size for us! We loved the large kitchen and two bathrooms! That in itself was a huge deal for a big family. The convince of a washer and dryer was fantastic! The bonus features such as the kayaks, pool toys, hammock and antigravity chairs was a perfect touch we didn't know about going in!! Oh did I mention the little koi pond?! I love the sound of water and this little invite was exactly what I needed! The property was in a great location to stores, rivers and lakes! The owners were awesome to work with and right on top of answering any questions we had. We highly, highly recommend this place for your next stay.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your wonderful review! You have truly captured the essence of our wonderful vacation home. So glad you had a great vacation and took in all the sights and places to visit in the area. We are looking forward to your return, you are welcome back anytime! :)
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It was wonderful!

  • 4 of 5

Great place and the owner's thought of everything. Felt right at home. Very relaxing, peaceful and fun. We will be coming back.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Birding Site

  • 5 of 5

We have rented this house for four weeks each of the last three years, so obviously we have been happy with it and enjoyed being here every year. It has been perfect for us and for our guests. It is very clean and has all that we need for a month’s stay. We especially like the backyard, dock and the cove. We are birders and like taking photos of birds, so the variety of birds that visit the cove is a big plus for us. The kayaks make photographing them easier. This year we were happy with the upgrades to the living room - new couches and television. We have always found that Karl responds immediately to any questions, and to the very few small problems that have come up.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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St.Petersburg, Fl

Perfect quiet spot for vacation

  • 5 of 5

This is the perfect place for a quiet vacation with our dogs, even though it was New Years Eve wknd. Beautiful area. The house has plenty of space inside and out, very comfortable, well equipped and as advertised. We rent 3-4 cabins/houses every year and this one is definitely on the top of the list. This is the second time in 2017 we stayed on Lake Rousseau and we love this area and the lake & river. We will definitely be back, probably when the weather is warmer and will bring our boat and take advantage of the dock, and the pool

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely home

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful time at Paradise Found! We had fires on chilly nights and kayaked during the day. The house had all the amenities you could need and then some. We would definitely stay again. Thank you Karl and Debbie!

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Oregon, Ohio

The house was clean and well maintained. No issues what so ever. My kids had a blast!

  • 5 of 5

The owners were very helpful and made us feel comfortable. Their home was perfect for us. No issues or concerns. Would certainly return here again!

  • Review Submitted: 31-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Homosassa Springs
Rainbow River Canoe & Kayak
The Front Porch Restaurant and Pie shop
Rainbow's End Golf Club
Crystal River Preserve State Park
Fort Island Gulf Beach
Three Sisters Springs
Captain Bob's Airboat Tour
Riversport Kayaks
Juliette Falls Golf Club and Community
Nearest Airport
87 Miles
Tampa International Airport
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Blue Gator Restaurant and Bar
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Juliette Falls Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
The Blue Gator and Swampy's
Nearest Beach
20 Miles
Fort Island Gulf Beach

Travel to Historic Dunnellon and indulge in antique shopping, a terrific variety of restaurants and boat tours and rentals. Visit Rainbow Springs State Park where you can swim and snorkel the sparkling Rainbow River, hike the walking paths and tube or kayak the Rainbow River. There are three local Golf Courses including Citrus Springs Golf and Country Club, Juliette Falls Golf and El Diablo Golf and Country Club.

We are located approx. 95 minutes northwest of Walt Disney World, Orlando and Tampa. Convenient to major airports and Theme Parks. We are also just 20 minutes from the Gulf of Mexico where you can swim with the Manatees and just over 2 hours from Daytona Beach.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £107.15
Damage Deposit £214.29

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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