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Waterfront Home, Heated Saltwater Pool w/Misting System, Kayaks, Boatlift & Dock

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,520 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

3BR/2BA Family Home On Deep Canal W/ Heated Saltwater Pool W/ Misting System

If this home is booked, please check our other properties. Put 733360 or 900547 in the search bar. Please note the number of 5 star reviews for this home. This property has more 5 star reviews than any other Crystal River rental property on VRBO/HomeAway. AFTER BOOKING YOUR STAY; FOR HELP IN PLANNING THE BEST VACATION EVER GO TO THE CITRUS COUNTY WEBSITE: VISIT CITRUS dot COM.

Beautiful, waterfront pool home on deep canal. Gulf access. $164/ night rental rate includes 3 kayaks rigged for fishing (saves you $75/day in kayak rental fees), 2 SUN bicycles (saves you $60/day in bicycle rental fees) a 16 ft. 4-person Gheenoe Canoe (saves you $35/day in canoe rental), 2 SUP Paddle boards w/ paddles (saves you $120/day paddle board rental fees) and 3 fishing rod/reels. All other water floatables (skimboards, etc.) are also included in the rental rate. A fish cleaning station and outdoor grill is also available and included in the rental rate. This home has absolutely everything you need for a wonderful family vacation! PLEASE NOTE THE HIGH NUMBER OF 5 STAR REVIEWS THIS PROPERTY HAS ACHIEVED. (Reading the reviews will answer most questions you may have about the home).

RENTAL RATE: $164/night w/ 3 night minimum (or discounted rate of $1,099 wk for 7 nights or more) plus cleaning fee and 100% refundable security deposit. *MONTHLY DISCOUNTED RATE: $3,800 plus tax, cleaning fee and 100% refundable security deposit. THIS IS A NO SMOKING PROPERTY.

This immaculate, fully renovated (3) bedroom, 2 bath waterfront family home with heated saltwater pool (3rd bedroom doubles as a den with a sleeper sofa for the bed) has its own dock and boatlift. Fresh water and electricity is available at the seawall. The back yard is fenced.

The screen-enclosed heated saltwater pool has a misting system that lowers the temp at the sunbathing end of the pool in Summer, and a pool heater that warms the water to your chosen temp in the Winter. Manatee and Dolphin come up to the dock and there are large Sailfin Catfish, Sheepshead fish and Red Snapper to be caught right from the dock or boatlift. You can also catch freshwater bass and trap blue crabs off the dock. Feel free to use our 3 fishing kayaks with rod holders, paddles and PFDs, our two Sun Bicycles to ride to the mall or state park preserve, our 2 SUP paddle boards, and our 4 person canoe to get you to 3 sister's springs. Boat rentals are available at nearby Twin Rivers Marina or Plantation Inn.

The back and side yards are large and filled with mature oak and palm trees. The back yard is fenced and there is a doggie door so your pup can come and go freely between the house/pool and yard (no dogs in pool please)! There is a finished-in garage with easy inside access to the washer and dryer. There is room in the driveway for two vehicles or a boat trailer or RV. There is a large storage shed in the backyard to store water toys and fishing equipment.

This dog-friendly waterfront home (BUT NO DOGS IN POOL PLEASE!) is located on a family-friendly cul-de-sac street in the coveted north end of Crystal River near the mall, restaurants and the downtown area. It is 5 min. from Crystal River Watersports where you can launch your boat for $10, and buy bait and fishing equipment. When not rented, the home is used by our family for personal vacations. All of our vacation rental homes are equipped with Pack and Play's for out guests with infants.

The home is furnished with good quality furniture, two sleeper sofas and loveseat, newer appliances, bedding, linens, bathrobes, towels, dishes, toaster oven, griddle and more accessories. The kitchen is stocked with the cookware needed to prepare family meals. The master bedroom has a very comfortable king bed and its own bathroom. The 2nd bedroom has 2 comfortable full size beds. The third bedroom doubles as a den with a leather sleeper sofa for the bed. There is also another full bathroom located in the hallway. The flooring in the sunroom and throughout the entryways to the home is large ceramic tiles making clean-up easy and fast. There are three flat-screen TVs; a 48 in. in the livingroom, a 40” in the den and a 32” in the master bedroom. Wi-Fi and basic cable TV are included.

This family-friendly home is located on a deep canal with Gulf access. The sunroom features seating to enjoy the pool (please rinse off and change swim clothes before going from the river into the pool), canal and wildlife. The pool lanai is screened with a special fine mesh to help keep even the smallest bugs out. The home is approximately 5-10 minutes drive from King’s Bay (& 3 sisters springs) and 35-40 minutes from the Gulf of Mexico by boat. Fort Island Beach is nearby. A large public pool with a skate park is nearby (behind the airport).

Beautiful and peaceful Crystal River has activities for the whole family and offers one of the few remaining areas to scallop in Florida during the summer. With all of the spring fed rivers and miles of mangroves Crystal River has the best Scalloping grounds in the US. Some of the best scalloping action is usually in 4-6 ft of water around Gomez Rocks at Latitude 2829.8, Longitude 8243.7. Offshore, there is shallow and deep water fishing.

The nearby mall has a multiplex movie theater, restaurants and shopping in historic downtown Crystal River. The house is only a short walk or bicycle ride from the Crystal River State Park Reserve and the Mullet Hole fishing spot. There are nine beautiful state parks nearby or play golf at one of the many nearby golf courses. Your family will make wonderful vacation memories here.

You can rent at a very affordable rate by the week.

Keywords: House, home, saltwater pool, swimming pool, misting system, boat dock, boatlift, vacation, swimming, scuba, manatee, springs, nature coast, fishing, snorkeling, diving, boat lift, wildlife, scalloping, waterfront, west coast, recreation, birds, off shore fishing, biking, trails, beach

More Details

Owner
Chuck Wade
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
17 August, 2018

About Chuck Wade

The Wade family lives in Marietta, GA. about 30 minutes north of Atlanta. I "discovered" Crystal River 30 years ago when I came to the area to scuba dive the Springs and swim with the manatee. When I brought my wife and kids here, they fell in love with the area. We vacationed in Crystal River rental homes for years before finally buying our first vacation home here. We began renting it out as a vacation home and that went so well we bought two more houses in the same neighborhood. We wanted vacation homes in the family-friendly north end of Crystal River and our houses are perfectly situated for what we were looking for. We considered Panama City Beach as a vacation home location and vacationed there often while making the decision between CR and PCB. We decided we like the nature coast best because there are no high-rise condos here in one of the last remaining natural areas of Florida, but Crystal River still offers all the modern conveniences of shopping, restaurants, supermarkets, movie theaters, a mall, quaint shops in the historic district, and more. It has everything we were looking for in a family friendly neighborhood. My wife's family liked the area so much, her parents moved here. They live nearby and help us to take care of our homes. But don't take my word for how great the area and our homes are. Just take a quick look at the 5 star reviews all 3 of our homes get. They have more 5-star reviews than any other Crystal River vacation homes!

Chuck Wade purchased this house in 2014

Why Chuck Wade chose Indian Waters

We chose Crystal River because it is so much more quiet and peaceful than other places we vacationed. We also enjoy watching the manatees and other wildlife from our sunrooms and pool areas. Our dream was to watch the manatee while enjoying a cup of coffee in the morning. We also love the fishing and boating in the area, and being certified scuba divers our entire family likes diving and snorkeling the natural springs in and around the area.

What makes this house unique

After staying at dozens of different vacation rental homes we stopped and made a list of all the things we liked, and didn’t like. We picked all 3 of our houses here with all of that in mind. We furnished the homes with brand new furniture; all very good quality beds, mattresses, sheets and comforters. But our homes are not cluttered like so many of the rental homes we stayed in. The kitchen is equipped with all the items you would find in your own kitchen, including quality knives, flatware, appliances, plates, wine glasses, napkins, towels, pots and pans, soap, detergent, and spices — everything you would need. There is a washer and dryer, iron, an ironing board, and bathroom supplies if you forget something. We want your family to enjoy yourselves and come back for many years. You can reach us at (404) 374-8523 to book one of the best vacations your family will ever have.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Indian Waters in Crystal River

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1520 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • NO DOGS ALLOWED IN POOL please. Dog hair will clog the pool system and result in loss of your deposit.
  • No parking in yard please. Weight of vehicle will crush septic tank leech fields and ruin your vacation. No parking on street please.
  • Wash off and change swim clothes before getting in pool after being in river or canal or bacteria will transfer and turn pool water green = Xtra cost!
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Hall Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • There is no tub in either bathroom, but we have a flexi-tub for bathing small children. The tub unfolds and sits in the shower making it easy to bathe toddlers. Google flexi tub on Targets website to see a pic.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , 3rd bedroom doubles as a den.
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Double Bed
  • Flatscreen TVs in the master bedroom and the 3rd (den) bedroom. Plenty of closet space. Comfortable carpeting in bedrooms. Good quality mattress sets and bedding.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Barbecue
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The Crystal River Preserve is within walking distance of the home. We like walking or riding the bikes to the Mullet Hole there with our rods & reels and fishing for Mullet and other fish. We have seen foxes and wild boar while out on our walks and bike rides. You can also bike from the house to the preserve and ride on the trails, or hike through 7 miles of scenic trails. There is also a kayak launch area in the Preserve and in the other direction at Crystal River Watersports. Please use caution when entering/exiting kayaks or paddleboards onto the dock.

Reviews

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Waterfront Home, Heated Saltwater Pool w/Misting System, Kayaks, Boatlift & Dock
average rating of 5.0 based on 127 reviews
5

Beautiful family home with everything you need and more!!

  • 5 of 5

Wow, what an amazing two weeks we’ve just had!! This was our second visit to one of Chuck’s houses and I couldn’t fault it. It had everything we needed and more. It was spacious, comfortable and very tastefully furnished. The beds were incredibly comfortable! The pool was a great size and the kids enjoyed all the inflatables. The extra garden space was fab and we enjoyed family games together. Chuck was a great host and the couple of queries we did have were resolved within the hour!

We regularly fished from the dock and spent lots of time out in the kayaks. We were lucky enough to get a visit from a beautiful big dolphin who came right up to the dock, we even managed to follow him on the kayaks out to the river. We saw Manatees and had many visits from the friendly neighbourhood gator.

I cannot recommend this place enough and cannot wait to visit again!

  • Review Submitted: 25-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy you all enjoyed your stay, and that you got to interact with the wildlife on the "Nature Coast"! We love that dolphin. He chases mullet up into our canal and has a nice meal from time to time. We hope you all will come back and visit him again soon!
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5

The home is very comfortable and relaxing with everything you need for a great vacation.

  • 5 of 5

I would highly recommend this property to any family who is looking for a great place to be together and relax, but also enjoy the out of doors with scalloping, fishing, hosting and swimming possibilities right out the back door.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

It has everything you need to have a great time in any type of weather

  • 5 of 5

Our family so enjoyed our stay at this beautiful property that we were planning next year for more than one property for more family to join us. We are beyond blessed to have found Chuck’s place through Home away.love love loved everything thank you and God bless

  • Review Submitted: 01-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: And we were blessed to have you all as guests! Thank you for the nice review and we look forward to having you back again
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5

Wonderful property!

  • 5 of 5

We had a very comfortable and enjoyable stay. The house is sparkling clean, well-appointed, and stocked with amenities. We enjoyed using the kayaks, paddle boards, bicycles, and the enclosed pool. The location is excellent for access to King’s Bay and the Gulf, and we loved the convenience of the boat dock. We would definitely recommend this property!

  • Review Submitted: 01-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the nice review and recommendation. You all were perfect guests. We would love to have you stay in any of our Crystal River properties at any time! Please do come back again.
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5

Great Vacation Home

  • 5 of 5

This was our second year staying in one of this owners homes. Again, it did not disappoint. The home was very clean and has everything you could possibly need. The owners have thought of just about everything to include bikes, kayaks, paddle boards, floats, games, movies, and fishing gear. The kitchen is well stocked with seasonings and spices and all the gear to make your meals. All you need to supply is your food. There was soap, shampoo, and even a new toothbrush, should you have forgotten your own and unable to get to the store immediately.

The home sits on a deep water canal, which makes is very easy to get on your boat and head out for a day of fishing, scalloping, or just a peaceful day on the gulf or head to one of the springs.

We are definitely looking forward to staying at one of their homes in the future, as this has become a yearly family vacation for the past six years. We just wish we had found one of his homes for the first four years we have been going!

If you have an opportunity to stay in one of their homes, I highly recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice and comprehensive review! You and your family members are wonderful guests and we are always so fortunate to have you in our homes.
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Great Stay

  • 5 of 5

We ( 3 couples) had a great stay in the lovely home. Home had everything anyone could want, and is in a great location especially if you have a boat. Pool was very nice and clean and fishing off the dock was a lot of fun too. I would recommend this home and I would stay here again should the need arise.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you all enjoyed your stay and look forward to having you back again!
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Location

Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Crystal River Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Buzz Bar
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Plantation Golf Resort
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Suncoast Hwy. (Hwy 19)
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Denny's
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Fort Island Trail Beach
Car: recommended

There is so much to do in Crystal River. It is a family-friendly, nature focused, beautiful, peaceful area. If you enjoy kayaking you are welcome to use our 4 Kayaks w/ paddles & rod holders. You can also rent kayaks at Crystal River Watersports just minutes from the house. Kayaking and kayak fishing in the canal, the river and in Ozello is relaxing and fun! Feel free to use our 2 Sun bikes to ride all over Crystal River. The town is designed for bicycle-riding.

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Prices & Availability

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

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£538
for 3 nights
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£1,058
£3,374
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning fee £115.88
Pet Fee £38.63
Refundable Damage Deposit £386.25

$949/week (7 days/6 nights) or $159/nt. w/ 3 nt. min. Nightly rental rates less than the required 3 night minimum are $250/night. No pet fee is charged if you do not have a pet. Please do not allow pets on the furniture. The security deposit is refundable after checkout. *Monthly rate: $3,400 plus tax, cleaning fee and fully refundable security deposit.

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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