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THANKSGIVING ON THE WATER

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,859 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Hernando Beach Waterfront

Charming 3 bedroom 2 bath ground level home on Hernando Beach, completely remodeled, located on a canal with direct access to the Gulf of Mexico. The home features a seawall with electric davits and also a dock for your boat and other watercraft. The home has a solar heated screened in swimming pool and large pool patio overlooking the canal. Great location for golfing, fishing (best tarpon fishing in the world), inshore fishing, flats fishing, deep sea fishing, boating, swimming, sun bathing, and many other water sports. Located only 5 minutes away is Hernando Beach Park where you can swim and scuba dive with the manatees in the crystal clear waters of Weeki Wachee springs/river. The home is fully furnished, and has two queen beds, a king size bed located in the converted garage (3rd bedroom) Wifi and cable and 2 flat screen TV's, whirlpool bathtub, gas bbq, dishwasher, washer and dryer. The garage has been converted to the third bedroom there is A/C but in the middle of the summer it is not very efficient. There are overhead and floor fans only.

Children are always welcome and we can supply a Pack n Play and high chair upon request.

Pets will be considered and must be approved.

This is a non-smoking property.

More Details

Property Manager
Howard and Carole Currid
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
16 September, 2017

About Howard and Carole Currid

Howie was born and raised in Northern New Jersey (Colonia). Carole was born and raised in Southern Connecticut (Greenwich). We are both retired and try to travel as often as we can.

Howard and Carole Currid purchased this house in 1996

Why Howard and Carole Currid chose Florida Central Gulf Coast

We love our Hernando Beach house. It is peaceful and relaxing but close enough to everything so as not to be remote. We found we were not using the house as often as we thought we would and it just sat there empty so we decided to turn it into a vacation home for other people to enjoy.

What makes this house unique

Direct access to the Gulf of Mexico. Bring your boat or rent a pontoon boat and you can spend your day out on the Gulf. Rentals are available just at the beginning of the street. Solar heated pool which helps extend the swimming season. Shrimp boats pass every evening on their way out to the Gulf and return in the morning. Dolphins are seen on a regular basis in the canals and I have seen a mother Manatee and her baby right at the dock.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Thank you to our Host and Hostess for being so helpful. The house was spotless and beautiful. Everything we needed was there. Will definitely return.
May 2014
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Hernando Beach in Hernando County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1859 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Jacuzzi
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , Large vanity with double sink.
  • Completely Remodeled
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , THIS ROOM IS A CONVERTED GARAGE
  • The third bedroom is a converted garage. It has a closet and has minimal heat and A/C. There is also a sink in the bedroom and the full bathroom is just outside the door.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
Public boat ramp is less than 2 miles away where you can launch your boat with plenty parking for your boat trailer.. Excellent fishing. The public beach (Pine Island ) is less than 10 miles and there is also a beach at the River (Hernando Beach Park) which is about 3 miles away. The Springs Water Park with our famous mermaids is also about 12 miles away and has a beach, water slides and mermaid shows. Orlando is approximately 70 miles away. If you have misrepresented anything on the Disclosure Form you might forfeit some or all of your deposit.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(29 traveller reviews)

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THANKSGIVING ON THE WATER
average rating of 4.827586 based on 30 reviews
Tennessee
5

Absolutely loved it!

  • 5 of 5

The owners and the home are nothing short of amazing. Kitchen is stocked with anything you need to cook with. The pool and outside area is absolutely the best. While here the water line on the hot water heater burst and I was away with the kids. My wife found it called the owners and this was fixed within 30 mins. They even advised us of some of the best local places to eat and turned out that each of them was VERY good. Overall I will rate this place as 5 star and I only have one complaint about the home and that is more of a personal preference. The bed in the master was very very firm and I like my bed more soft. Again that is a personal preference. Our only other issue is that the area was almost to quite and relaxing LOL at least for the kids. We did end up having to drive a ways to entertain them a couple days. OH the local theater is AWESOME! Reclining seats with cheap tickets...like $3 for new movies and something like $6 for 3d movies...new releases even. I can not think of anything else about the vacation that we did not enjoy. If you are hesitating about booking....dont worry Great Owners and Great House.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the great review. Even though you experienced a minor flood from the broken hose on the hot water tank. Rebecca ended up mopping up most of the water before we even got there. Many thanks Rebecca. The bed is too firm for me too but Howie thinks it's perfect🙄. Thank you for leaving the house in such great condition. Your family is welcome back anytime. Carole
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5

Excellent place to stay, well equipped and loved location

  • 5 of 5

We had everything we needed at this house, it was spacious, and had all the towels, dishes and that sort of thing you could want. We went scalloping a few times and it was just a short boat ride from the property. We enjoyed sitting outside and watching the boats go by, and the neighbors feeding the birds. Thank you Carole!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Michelle. So happy to hear that your vacation was good.
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New York City, New York
5

Loved the whole property!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great experience working with Carol and Howie. Excellent amenities. Linens were clean, beds and couches were comfortable. The pool was an absolute necessity, and it was very clean.

All in all, our whole family had a fantastic stay. Such a beautiful property.

Thanks so much, Carol and Howie!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you and your family enjoyed your stay at our property. You have a lovely family and I hope to see you again in the future. Carole & Howie
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5

Great Location

  • 5 of 5

We had another great week for our annual scalloping trip. We stayed at Carole's home and it was just as described. Three bedrooms/2 baths and tons of floor space. She was pleasant to work with and responded quickly to any requests we had. Loved having the home on the canal which was a 12 min moter to the channel. Public boat ramp was close by for dropping our boat in the water for the week which was convenient. Pool was nice and refreshing after a long day in the Gulf. Until next year...

  • Review Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Michelle, we are so happy that you and your friends had a good week. You are welcome back any time. Carole
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5

Nice house. Very clean , homeowner very nice

  • 5 of 5

This is our 5th year down here at Hernando Beach, Florida, we love the area and love to go out scalloping

  • Review Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Jim, Donna and family, I can't begin to tell you how much I appreciate my door being fixed. Thank you, thank you. Glad to hear that you got your fill of scallops and hopefully we will see you again. Also, thank you for leaving the house in such good shape. Carole
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5

A great place to chill out and relax

  • 5 of 5

After two weeks of travelling around, it was wonderful to relax completely in this very comfortable house (the bed being especially comfortable). The house had ample seating with five sofas, plus tall chairs around the kitchen counter and a table and chairs, and also another table and chairs in the dinning area. There was also an abundance of towels etc., and everything that we needed. The house was very clean and tidy with good air conditioning and fans. The pool area contained plenty of chairs, a table and a BBQ, plus more chairs outside by the dock, and several floating aids for the pool. It was a great place to relax with a book and go for a dip in the pool when you got too hot, or just sit with a drink in the evening and watch the boats go by (even some dolphins occasionally).

The local area has some good places to eat and drink (we especially like Brian's Place and Zig Zag Scallop) There are also plenty of shops and restaurants only about 10 minutes away along US19.

There is a small beach area about 15 minutes away on Pine Island which is a great place to watch the sunset.

Overall, a wonderful two weeks holiday.

  • Review Submitted: May 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Weeki Wachee Springs
"Water slides and a live underwater mermaid show. Arts and crafts and a small playground area,"
Brian's Place
"Great food, we love it."
Papa Clydes Ice Cream
"Great little ice cream parlor. They have just about any flavor ice cream you can think of. ..."
weeki wachee kayak rentals @ THE KAYAK SHACK
"Canoe and Kayak rentals, located on the Weeki Wachee River. There is a beach area and the w..."
Upper Deck
"Outside deck overlooking the Weeki Wachee River Beach. Great hamburgers."
Rogers Park
Homosassa Springs Wildlife
"Great little wildlife park where you can view a hippo, gators, feed the Manatee and many oth..."
The Freezer
"This is the only place to go for shrimp, crab and smoked mullet spread. On the Homosassa Ri..."
Busch Gardens - Tampa
"Busch Gardens is less than an hour away and a great park to spend the day. Roller Coasters,..."
Blue Pelican Marina
"Bike rentals."
Oak Hills Golf Club
"Nice 18 hole golf course, public."
Tarpon Springs
"Reproduction of the Greek sponge docks. Great little Greek Restaurants, unique shopping, sp..."
Thunder Party Boat
Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Tampa International
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
R-Beach, Zig Zag Scallops, Waterfront Pub
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Oak Hills, Seven Hills
Nearest Motorway
7 Miles
U.S Highway 19
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Tropical Grill, Zig Zag Scallops, Brian's Place
Nearest Beach
8 Miles
Pine Island
Car: recommended

Hernando Beach is a rural, residential Gulf Coast community with world class fishing. The area is famous as Tarpon Country-but there’s Grouper, Snapper, Snook, trout and Redfish, too. Nature and wildlife preserves surround Hernando Beach but your close to everything.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Hernando Beach, Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Thanksgiving
18 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
£888
for 7 nights
£888
 
 
HOLIDAY SEASON 2017/2018
16 Dec 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£888
for 7 nights
£888
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£777
for 7 nights
£777
£2,516
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £111
Pet Fee £74
Damage Deposit £370

DISCOUNTS FOR PAST GUESTS, PLEASE CALL FOR RATES. Credit Cards or e-checks may be used for the initial deposit. Final payment can be made at check in either cash or check. The property is on a lock box and the code will be given via email 2 weeks prior to check in.
Refundable Damage Deposit of $500.00 is required and will be refunded within 10 days after check-out.
THE MINIMUM OF 1 NIGHT IS NOT CORRECT. THE REDUCED RATE IS AVAILABLE FOR A MINIMUM OF 3 WEEKS OR THE ENTIRE MONTH.
There are to be no events or groups of people that have not been disclosed at the time of check in. There is also a Noise Ordinance for Hernando Beach which is available to read at the house. Please adhere to the Noise Ordinance because it is a residential community, not every house is a vacation rental. You will be asked to leave and forfeit all monies paid if there are complaints. It hasn't happened yet so lets try to keep it that way.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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