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Waterfront Paradise.. Peaceful and Quiet Nature Preserve area.

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedroom/ 3 Bath Waterfront Pool Home. Fisherman's dream.

3 Bedrooms/ 3 Bath. With multiple decks to enjoy the great outdoors. Home is well furnished and maintained. Sparkling pool (Not Heated), boat lift , floating docks and children's play area with field. Home is in St. Martins Preserve giving you privacy and peace and quiet. No traffic, no noise and great neighbors. Wildlife abounds and the fishing is great. Home is upscale all the way as the pics will show. Modern kitchen, flat screens etc. Renters will have access to Gas Grill, Kayak and Jon Boat with trolling motor. The lot is well landscaped with 5 types of fruit trees and plenty of shade. There is an RV pad on the side of the house. If you want a peaceful vacation or temporary residence in a perfect natural setting contact us.


Owner
Scott Brooks
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, Dutch
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
16 November, 2017

About Scott Brooks

This is our personal home that we will be renting for the next 2 years. Too nice a place to sell.

Scott Brooks purchased this house in 2004

Why Scott Brooks chose Woods N Waters

From the moment you turn onto Water Wood Drive you will know you have entered a special place. Saltwater marshes, open water views world class fishing and Kayak Heaven. All in a peaceful environment away from the crowds. Loudest thing you will hear is the birds chirping in the morning. A true Florida paradise. Finely furnished and appointed.

What makes this house unique

Peace and great neighbors.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Woods N Waters in Crystal River

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 11:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 15:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
  • No parking on the grass.
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • 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 Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi
  • Bathroom 2 boasts a Clawfoot Tub.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
  • King Bed In Master
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water tubing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
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Waterfront Paradise.. Peaceful and Quiet Nature Preserve area.
average rating of 4.7 based on 10 reviews
5

Great time with our kids and grands.

  • 5 of 5

This is a great house for a family vacation. Lots of room - of spaces downstairs by the pool which is screened, the little ones loved it. The dock was their favorite spot - for a catch and release of all kinds of fish. They really loved the dolphins and manatees on their boat ride. Such a relaxing time and lots of local restaurants that are great. Thanks to Dave for always being on call.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful vacation

  • 5 of 5

My family and I stayed here right after Hurricane Irma. Due to the Hurricane, we were 5 days late checking into the home. Scott was so fantastic to work with. He stayed in constant contact with us prior to arrival to ensure the home had electric and was safe for our arrival. He lives in Sweden, but was in town to check on things due to the hurricane. He was around a few times cleaning debris from the yard, but still gave us our privacy.

We loved the screened in outdoor space/pool area. Great for keeping the pesty bugs out. We had our own fishing poles and fished several mornings/evenings off of the dock. The screened in porch off of the kitchen and master bedroom was great for bird watching and morning coffee. The beds were comfy and air conditioner worked great! We rented kayaks and went kayaking at three sisters spring in crystal river, not too far from the house. We would absolutely rent this property again! Thanks for everything Scott!

  • Review Submitted: 04-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You so much for your kind review. I am so glad things worked out for you and your family. The hurricane presented some challenges , glad we could work through it. Would be nice to have you back , would be a great family reunion location if you could also book the house next door..
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5

It was a perfect place to fish and enjoy everything our family!

  • 5 of 5

Great time!

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Nice place to stay

  • 5 of 5

My husband loved this area for fishing, since he already knows the area. We brought our fishing boat and took evening rides and fishing trips. Didn't use pool because we weren't sure if it was safe. Beds were very comfortable. Garbage disposal didn't work but overall it was a nice place to stay. Very quiet street. Off the beaten path.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful house in a Beautiful Location.

  • 4 of 5

We rented the Zeeland house in Crystal River from Scott in March and April 2017. It is a Stilt house with a pool, bar and one bedroom and bath on first floor. 3 bedrooms and 2 baths on the second floor. Beautiful view of the salt marshes and river from the second floor. The house had everything we needed to be comfortable in the kitchen and living room. Appliances, cable, and wifi all worked great. Scott lives in Sweden but had onsite caretaker available for assistance. Thank you Dave! There was a dock out back with small boat and kayak to use. We did kayak Crystal River springs which are beautiful clear waters with lots of manatees and other wildlife. The house is in a small quaint and quiet subdivision about 5 miles outside town on the road to the beach. Great location! Couple of tips for future renters

....1)Fishing is great. Go out with a guide for a day or bring your own boat 2) No-seums (bugs) can get hungry especially near dusk so bring some bugspray 3) If you kayak Crystal River springs, try to do so after 5 pm when the tourists have gone. Thank you Scott and I hope to rent there again..Bill F.

  • Review Submitted: 10-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Relaxing Vacation Home

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our vacation, and loved this house. We stayed a week in late May, and weather was beautiful. We brought our boat, and put it in the water at park about 5 minutes away, then we tied it to the dock the entire week. It was so nice to take a morning stroll and return for lunch, take a dip in the pool, then enjoy a sunset ride in the evening.

The neighborhood is very peaceful. Coffee on the porch in the morning was a perfect way to start your day. The house looked just like the pictures. It was very clean and stocked with essentials. The owner provide people to contact if anything we needed anything for our stay (but we didn't need to use it). The screened in porch was my favorite part of the house. It was provided a place to swim, grill, and relax.

We would recommend to anyone who was looking for a nice quiet place to spend a family vacation!!

  • Review Submitted: 13-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
65 Miles
Tampa International Airport
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Plantation Resort
Nearest Beach
4 Miles
Fort Island Trail Beach
Car: necessary

Crystal River is a small River Front community know as the home of the Manatees. It is one of the only places in the world where you can get in the water and interact with the Manatee. Located on the Nature Coast almost all wildlife that lives in Florida can be spotted here. Inshore waters have some of the best Redfish and Trout fishing in the world. Offshore Grouper and Snapper.Redfish and other game fish are commonly caught. The area is home to seven spring feed rivers with multiple water related activities. The main street area has several nice restaurants, bars and art galleries. The pace is slow and the dress is casual. This home opens to the Salt River which leads directly into the Gulf of Mexico. You can also easily access the Crystal River by water. The surrounding waters are full of fish, and can be reached by Kayak and Canoe if you do not have a boat. The local Beach is 4 miles away. There are two hiking trails within 3 miles and many more are available . The house is in a unique area in the St . Martins Marsh Preserve. Quiet, private with many opportunities to observe local wild life. Dolphins in the back canal are a common sighting. On morning walks Otters, Raccoons, Bobcats, Deer and all types of birds can be spotted.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Woods N Waters, Florida Central Gulf Coast

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£930
for 7 nights
£930
£2,523
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £375.5
Cleaning Fee £75.1
Property Damage Protection £59.33
Tax Rate 6.0%

You will also have the option to take out insurance through VRBO or leave a $500 damage deposit.
SCALLOP SEASON IS JULY 1ST - AUGUST 31ST. THE HOUSE IS LIMITED TO SIX GUESTS. IN THE PAST IT HAS BEEN COMMON FOR RENTERS TO FAR EXCEED THE MAXIUM GUEST RULE DURING SCALLOP SEASON. IF THIS IS YOUR INTENTION DO NOT RENT THIS HOUSE. YOU WILL BE EVICTED AND WILL NOT RECIEVE A REFUND. I DO HAVE ONSITE MANAGERS THAT WILL KNOW IF THERE ARE MORE THAN SIX OVERNIGHT GUESTS. THERE ARE OTHER PROPERTIES AVAILABLE THAT ALLOW TEN OR MORE GUESTS.

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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