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Ultimate Luxury Waterfront Home on the Homosassa River

People11
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
house
People
11
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
3
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday home in Riverhaven Village - Dolphin Court

4 bedroom, 3 bathroom home on the River

You can't miss this spectacular waterfront masterpiece! This 4,000 square foot home is located on a peninsula at the confluence of Price's Creek and the Homosassa River. The property has over 250' of seawall and a side canal with a new 50' boat dock and 5,000-lb. boat lift. The home is a fully-remodeled design showpiece with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the water. The open floor plan includes a top-of-the-line kitchen with fabulous water views. You can choose to relax on the lovely, large covered deck, drinking coffee/wine and watching manatees and dolphins swim right in front of the house. Or you can take advantage of the many outdoor adventures available in the Nature Coast of Florida: airboating, kayaking, swimming with manatees, snorkeling in the springs, fishing year-round and scalloping in the summer. Bring your boat(s) and fishing poles! We have crab traps you can set off the seawall. Homosassa is located 45 minutes from Tampa and 90 minutes from Orlando. There are fun waterfront restaurants that cater to boaters as well as grocery stores nearby.

House comfortably sleeps up 10 people: 1st master (1 king), 2nd master (1 king), 3rd bedroom (1 king), 4th bedroom (2 full beds), plus bonus room with pull-out couch.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Owner
Kathy Koslow and Peter VanDell
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
19 November, 2016
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About Kathy Koslow and Peter VanDell

We are Kathy Koslow and Peter VanDell. We live in Weston, CT and have been exploring various parts of Florida that we could eventually call home. When we visited Homosassa in the Winter of 2014 we instantly fell in love with the Nature Coast, the village of Homosassa, and the people that live here. We were fortunate enough buy a little piece of paradise and intend on keeping up the tradition of sharing this wonderful home with folks who want to experience old Florida.

Kathy Koslow and Peter VanDell purchased this house in 2014

Why Kathy Koslow and Peter VanDell chose Homosassa

The moment we walked into this house, we fell in love with its location and stunning views. Our house is wonderful for quiet weekends as well as large family scalloping trips and reunion celebrations. We hope you enjoy it as much as we do.

What makes this house unique

The house's location is spectacular. It sits at the confluence of Price's Creek and the Homosassa River. The land across Price's Creek is a nature preserve with no buildings, so the views from the house are of stunning old Florida nature. Manatees, fish, birds, dolphin play right off the house's seawall. We spend hours sitting on the deck, drinking coffee/wine, and watching the boats go by. The house is a luxurious, peaceful escape.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(31 traveller reviews)

Ultimate Luxury Waterfront Home on the Homosassa River
average rating of 5.0 based on 31 reviews
Wauchula
5

Dream House

  • 5 of 5

This trip has become a family tradition. The house is so amazing. You could not ask for a better location! Love, love, love!!!! Thank you Kathy for everything!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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5

Amazing View

  • 5 of 5

This home exceeded our expectations from the moment we came through the front door.

The view is absolutely beautiful with an entire wall of windows. We had two families and a few extra visitors with plenty of room to spread out during our stay. The kitchen has everything you'll need, we only ate out once the entire week. We enjoyed using the kayaks provided and even saw a manatee with her young feeding along the seawall. We were all sad to leave this lovely home and would definitely rent again!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very large and very nice house on the water

  • 5 of 5

We stayed there a week during July 2016. The house is situated on the river and provides quick access to the Gulf. This very nice 2 story house provides incredible views of the river and of the local wildlife. Manatees, dolphins and numerous birds were seen on a daily basis. The house has it's own dock and you can be in the gulf in 15 minutes, having only one short idle zone to contend with. The house is very large and well kept. We had a wonderful time with no problems!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Everything First Class

  • 5 of 5

From the appliances, to the beautiful wood flooring to the new dock and on and on; this property is fantastic. The location is just off the River with a fantastic view and a canal and private dock that is protected from boat traffic. The dock had room for our 25 ft open fisherman and 21 ft pontoon boat so no worries in that regard. It shows that a lot of money was spent on renovating the property and that little or no expense has been spared in the outfitting and upkeep. Kathy's communication was excellent throughout the renting process and she made sure we had everything we needed for a great vacation. This is our second visit and we anticipate more.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome Vacation!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Kathy was a pleasure to work with and the house was even better than we expected. The house was absolutely stunning and the location was perfect. We brought 2 boats and there was plenty of parking and the dock was great to have. The house had EVERYTHING we needed and then some. Hoping to go back again soon!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Colorado Spring, CO
5

Beautiful Amazing Time

  • 5 of 5

Without a doubt the best location and the best rental property in the area. Thank you for sharing your beautiful home with us. The memories we made will last for years.

Docking our 25' boat and turning it around for launch the following day was easy. Having not stayed there before I was a bit concerned with the canal parking, but it was no problem. In addition to our successful fishing adventures out in the gulf, we also thoroughly enjoyed watching the dolphins swim past the house, catching blue crab, sea catfish and mangrove snapper from your seawall. All released to be enjoyed by a future group.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
74 Miles
Tampa International Airport
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Within
Nearest Motorway
35 Miles
I-75 at the Wildwood exit
Car: necessary

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Riverhaven Village, Florida Central Gulf Coast

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Christmas and New Year's 2016
17 Dec 2016 - 1 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,728
for 7 nights
£2,728
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £21 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring 2017
2 Jan 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,181
for 3 nights
From
£344
£2,298
£7,454
 
 
Scallop Season 2017
24 Jun 2017 - 23 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£2,728
for 7 nights
£2,728
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £21 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£1,181
for 3 nights
From
£344
£2,298
£7,454
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £21 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £236
Cleaning Fee £138 + Tax
Tax Rate 9.0%

50% of house rental due at time of booking. Balance of payment due 21 days prior to arrival. If paying by personal check, please make check out to Dolphin Court LLC.

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Riverhaven Village in Florida Central Gulf Coast

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi
    Second Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    2nd Master Bath - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • All bathrooms are newly remodeled and lovely.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Double Bed
    2nd Master - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bonus Room - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

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