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Fish, golf, shop, boat, kayak, and bike in Inverness!

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

Adorable cottage near lake and bike trail!

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Come to beautiful Inverness! Bike or walk the beautiful 46 mile paved Withlacoochee Trail. Rent a boat or bring your own and enjoy sunny days and sparkling waters. Experience scalloping in the Gulf! Go tubing down a crystal clear river, kayak or swim with the manatees!! Bring your bicycle or use ours to travel through parks, natural areas, and small unique towns on the Withlacoochee State Trail, which is only 3 blocks from the cottage. Inverness is near the center of the trail which is a paved 46 mile path. Stay in our quaint cottage one block from Lake Henderson where you will find some of the best fishing in Florida or use our canoe for a fun outing on the lake.

Escape to our small town, where you do not have to fight the traffic or wait in long lines at restaurants. At the cottage you will be within blocks from the trail, lake, park, restaurants, shopping and farmers market. The public pool is only 5 minutes away at Whispering Pines Park where they also have tennis courts, racket ball courts and miles of walking and biking trails.

Inverness is the perfect place to stay in Florida where you can get away for the day and see the Orlando theme parks, Tarpon Springs sponge docks, Crystal River Manatees, and wide white beaches. Plenty of World Class golf courses.

We have many festivals to keep you busy! The nearby Strawberry Festival is the first weekend in March. Step back in time and come to Heritage Days the first weekend in December. At the cottage, canoes, bicycles, and fishing gear are provided! Whether you like to sit on the front porch in the rocker or venture out and do things you've never done, Inverness is the place for you! IF THIS COTTAGE IS NOT AVAILABLE ON THE DATES YOU NEED I HAVE OTHERS THAT MAY BE.

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Diane Calfee
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
4 February, 2017

About Diane Calfee

We moved to Citrus County in 2007 because we love the 'magic' in this area. With all the lakes and springs here, there is never a shortage of things to do! Inverness is the perfect small town with many opportunities for fun or relaxation.

Diane Calfee purchased this cottage in 2013

Why Diane Calfee chose Florida North Central Gulf Coast

We bought the cottage because it is close to the Withlacoochee Bicycle/walking trail and Lake Henderson.

Guestbook comments from the owner

The cottage was completely equipped with everything we needed to make our visit enjoyable. We enjoyed the location and took full advantage of the walking/biking trail as well as the lake with the canoe which were all close by. We also enjoyed the city of Inverness with it's quiet and uniqueness and friendly people.
Apr 2013
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Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(12 traveller reviews)

Fish, golf, shop, boat, kayak, and bike in Inverness!
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 13 reviews

Great location. Close to many amenities and parks

  • 5 of 5
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Cottage is well located and inside, it has everything you need for a comfortable stay. Diane, the owner is ready to assist you on anything you need and even provides a load of information on a binder at the unit. Quiet peaceful neighborhood. Definitely a place I am recommending to all my friends

  • Review Submitted: Dec 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5

The cottage had everything we needed and more! Dianne, was kind and helpful all the time. A true pleasure to rent from her and her hospitality goes above and beyond. The cottage is located just minutes from downtown Inverness. We walked downtown instead of driving, it was that close. The center of town has many little shops and restaurants. Also near about 0.3 miles you can find Publix and Winn Dixie. The home is within 3 blocks from FL longest paved bike trail, which was beautiful on its own, with lots of shades and pretty sights. Just about 20 min away is Rainbow Springs River. The house was well stocked and Dianne was open to accommodate any of our needs. The town is small and charming, just what one needs to rest, relax and enjoy nature all year around. Rich in history and peaceful. Folks are extremely friendly! Our family cannot wait to come back to Inverness! Thank you Dianne!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Louisville, Kentucky

What a gem!

  • 5 of 5

During a recent relocation we stayed for two weeks at this wonderful little home. Our family was very comfortable. The home had all of the amenities that were advertised and we found that we lacked nothing during our stay other than our luggage. We will happily return! The owners were wonderful to work with both by email and by telephone.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Iron Mountain,MI

Home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

We were waiting to close on a house we were purchasing and this place was an absolute gem! After staying here I can only say that if you stay anywhere else you will pay too much and you will miss out on the best place to stay in Inverness,FL! The paved bike/walking trail is just a few blocks away. The atmosphere of this cottage is so welcoming and comforting that you feel as if you own it and it is so relaxing! A home away from home!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm glad the cottage was comfortable while waiting on your closing. I have actually rented to many people in your situation. Every one says when your furnishings are in storage it is wonderful to find a place fully stocked and comfortable to stay when you are stressed over the business of the closing. Thank you for choosing the cottage!
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Perrysburg New York - tiny small town in western NY

New York Snowbirds Love Inverness

  • 5 of 5

We were so fortunate to find such a terrific rental as the Citrus Property. We found everything neat and spotless and our hostess was willing to make any changes, get any additional kitchen or linen or comfort needs we requested, although no additional things were needed. The property was very comfortable in a nice neighborhood. We found the access to the Withachoochee Trail within walking distance and the nearby lake offered a perfect place to view the fish, turtles and occasional gators without being threatened. And the beautiful birds were an added bonus. We loved the access to flea markets, beaches and other nice communities within a few minutes drive. We look forward to spending the next and many more winters on Citrus Avenue.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We have been so fortunate to have had wonderful guests in our rentals. Thank your for staying in our cottage and we are happy to have you back next year!
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Nice house in a nice town

  • 5 of 5

We totally enjoyed our month-long stay at this house and in Inverness. It is a pretty town with a lot of activities for everyone. We liked that the house is close to the trails, the water, cafes, and shops. It is also convenient to other places such as Homasassa, Crystal River and Webster Flea Market. The owners are wonderful and available if needed. The beds were comfortable and there are three tvs in the house. There is the use of bicycles and canoes included with the property.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Don and Shirley we are glad you had a great month in the cottage. I'm sure you found that Florida has much more to see than just beaches! Citrus County has many fun activities like the flea markets that you mentioned, a great auction house, a speedway, golfing, antiquing etc. This area also has loads of water activities such as fishing, boating, canoeing, scalloping, and of course snorkeling with the manatees! We are so glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again.
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Orlando International Tampa International
Nearest Barpub
0.05 Miles
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Inverness Golf and Country Club
Nearest Motorway
12 Miles
I 75
Nearest Restaurant
0.04 Miles
Nearest Beach
20 Miles
Fort Island Beach
Car: recommended

The 'Nature Coast' of Citrus county has many activities. The 46 mile Withlacoochee Trail runs through the area where you can walk, bike and horseback ride down the trail. Inverness is near the center of the trail. We have several large lakes, and many rivers. You can fish, canoe and kayak many different waters. Citrus County is the only place in the world that you can swim with the Manatees. Also in the area you will find air boat rides, scalloping, a great auction house, art gallery with cafe, Historic Courthouse Museum, Heritage Hall Museum,putt putt golf, jet ski on the river out to the Gulf of Mexico and much more!


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage In Inverness, Florida North Central Gulf Coast

Rental Basis:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £47
Pet Fee £40
Cleaning Fee £44
Tax Rate 9.0%

$100 deposit for 2 night stay
$200 deposit for weekly stay or $500 for monthly stay

$50 cleaning fee for 2 nights stay or weekly stay
$100 cleaning fee for monthly rental
Pet fee $50 for 2 night $75 for a weekly stay $150 for monthly stays

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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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Inverness in Florida

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Both bedrooms have very comfortable queen beds and flat screen tv's.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • 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
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • Kayaking
  • swimming
Parking for boat and trailer. Covered parking plus garage. Bicycles and canoe provided. Fishing gear provided. Pets accepted with deposite and fees.

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