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2018 Scallop Season at the Homosassa Hideaway!

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,600 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Direct access to the Gulf without all the main River boat traffic!

Fishing, Golfing, Canoeing, etc. - Lots to do! Book now for the 2018 scallop season July 1st through September 25th. Come stay in this 2007 split plan home on stilts right on Mason Creek in Old Homosassa Hideaway waterfront. Fresh interior paint, new carpet and newly redone back yard. Outdoor shower. The 2nd Level is approximately 1600 square feet with 3 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms. The 2nd level is only accessible by stairs in the front and in the back of the property. There is 70' of private dock in the backyard. Minutes to the Gulf of Mexico and the main Homosassa River by boat. Great place to go kayaking, canoeing, boating, bicycling or just sitting on deck watching the boats go by or an awesome sunset over the marsh. You might even see a river otter or a dolphin right out the back door. Minutes to one of the best wild life state parks in Florida. There is a bird observatory within walking distance from this location. In the winter, you can swim with the manatees in the Springs, and snorkel for scallops in the summertime. We have 3 kayaks and one canoe. 4 brand new bicycles. Two blocks from free public boat ramp. Plenty of boat trailer parking at the house. This home has two sets of sliding glass doors onto the back deck. Lots of windows and natural light inside. Covered parking available. Property not suitable for children under 13 years of age.

It's Like Staying In A Tree House On The Water! Best Of Both Worlds!

3 night minimum booking. Weekly rental amount applies to 6 nights/7 days Monthly rental amount applies to 29-31 nights. Office/Owners on premises.

Please send inquiry for availability. Thank you.

More Details

Owner
Tammy
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
21 July, 2018

About Tammy

I am originally from the St. Petersburg/Gulfport area. I have been coming to Homosassa for years. My parents built a house here many years ago. I bought this lot in 2004, finally building this home in 2007 just two blocks from my parents. I have been here full time since 2007 and just love it! My mother has since past away, but she lives on everyday in that she brought me to this place and made it all happen.

Tammy purchased this house in 2007

Why Tammy chose Old Homosassa

It's like entering another world when you pull into the driveway after driving in 5 miles of scenic road with no traffic lights. You don't hear any sirens or screeching tires. Sometimes when the wind is blowing just right, you can hear the drowning sound of the diesel engine from the shrimp boats coming back into the river from working all night catching your next lunch at the Freezer! On a clear night and because there are no city or street lights, you can see a bazillion stars at night.

What makes this house unique

I could go on and on but I think you get the picture. Thank you for reading!

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Old Homosassa in Homosassa

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Not suitable for children ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 Master - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Double Sink and Vanity
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 Master - Water Front - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 Water Front - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 2 - Street View - 1 Large Double Bed
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • paddle boating
  • Shopping
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • rafting
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming

Reviews

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2018 Scallop Season at the Homosassa Hideaway!
average rating of 4.9130435 based on 23 reviews
5

Very Clean and Neat!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time scalloping in Homosassa and the stay at the home was great!

  • Review Submitted: 09-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfection

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful clean home with plenty to do or not do, your choice .

  • Review Submitted: 07-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic House and Area!

  • 5 of 5

Tammy and her home is WONDERFUL! First off, the house is SPOTLESS! I mean, CLEAN. Everywhere! Also, the house is roomy (3 bedrooms and a huge central area w/ kitchen, dining table, etc) and lets you spread out. Wonderful master bedroom w/ huge closet, and a wonderful shower stall (no wimpy showers for sure!!). The details in the countertops, kitchen stove, washer/dryer, fridge/freezer are just NICE. Nothing cheap looking and so very functional! Loved and used the kayaks, bikes etc...so nice not to have to haul all that stuff 500 miles!! Tammy is also very "hands-off". Immediately answers texts or questions, but doesn't lurk :-) I get the feeling she could handle anything in an efficient manner!

We liked the location of the property both in its proximity to the Publix grocery (13 minutes), Walmart (15 mins) or to Clearwater (90 mins) which we did 2x for day trips, Crystal River (next town up)....

We came during the off season (April 1) (but were still able to catch the manatees)- so the boat traffic was NIL...but the fact that the property is tucked neatly up in the river (?) means that there are plenty of places for us to kayak w/out worrying about getting run over by boats. Don't hesitate- just rent it!

  • Review Submitted: 11-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Time

  • 5 of 5

Lovely place. Easy access . Enjoyable for all.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great home with everything you need.

  • 5 of 5

We come to Homosassa every year to scallop and this house was perfect. It has everything you need and is in a very peaceful location. The canals out to the river can be a little tricky but once we figured it out it was fine. The owner is easy to get ahold of as well. We will definitely be back.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Goodbye stress, hello peace & quiet

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I needed to get away from the "rat race" for a few days and boy did we find it!

Everything about this rental was perfect. Very, very clean and well equipt, including ice cold central air conditioning, a great kitchen and two grills.

We were able to tie our boat up to the dock which is just feet off the beautifully landscaped patio. A short boat ride had us on the Homasassa River or in Homasassa Bay. We plan on bringing the entire family on our next stay. For the price of a decent hotel room, we had a completely updated and beautifully decorated home with all the trimmings.

Our stay was first class all the way! Great job Tammy, thanks for everything. Looking forward to our next trip.

Scotty & Christina

  • Review Submitted: 08-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Tampa International Airport
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
The Freezer, The Shed, Monkey Bar, Seagrass
Nearest Motorway
20 Miles
Suncoast Parkway/Verterans Parkway
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
The Freezer, Old Mill, , Riverside
Nearest Beach
15 Miles
Crystal River Beach

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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £76.14
Refundable Damage Deposit £190.35

$250 Deposit required within 3 days of booking your reservation. Upon receipt of deposit your reservation will be confirmed. There will be an additional $35.00 rent charge per person, per night for additional persons not included in the original agreement. Cleaning Rates:1-5 People=$100; 6 People=$150; MAXIMUM GUESTS ALLOWED is 6 People. Non-Refundable. Signed Rental Agreement Required.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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