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Spring-Fed River With Manatees

2 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


Minimum Stay
7 nights


Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday cottage in Weeki Wachee - Weeki Wachee River Cottage

2 Bedroom 1 Bath Located Across The Weeki Wachee Preserve

THE VIEW! Experience 'Old Forida' in this cozy charming cottage. The Weeki Wachee Preserve and river is just yards away and are in full view of the living room, dining room, and kitchen. Enjoy wonderful gulf breezes, sunrises and sunsets. Watch manatees, otters, heron, egrets, and an occasional dolphin, blue heron, and egrets. Go crabbing, fishing, or swim out back. At night, see the stars like you'll never see in the city.

Kayaking and Rogers Park Beach are a short walk away. Several restaurants serving freshly caught local seafood are just minutes away. Pine Island Beach on the gulf is a short drive and watch the mermaids at the Weeki Wachee Springs.

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Property Manager
Tom Walsh
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
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Calendar last updated:
17 July, 2016
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2 holidaymaker reviews

Spring-Fed River With Manatees
average rating of 4.5 based on 2 reviews
Denver, CO


  • 4 of 5

What a nice setting, on the river, great view, lots of birds, even blue heron and great egret coming up to the patio door. Very comfortable, older kitchen without DR or disposal and older bathroom, but functional. Nice furniture, big living room, tiny bedrooms,2 patios, for sun or shade. Washer and dryer were very handy. A short drive to Hernando Beach park now called Linda Pedersen preserve, lovely spot and perfect manatee viewing in Feb. Also saw a few right at the cottage.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the kind comments, glad you enjoyed it.
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Mathews, LA/USA

Beautiful scenery!

  • 5 of 5

Comfortable, cozy, & clean with an incredible view of the Weeki Wachee Preserve & river. You can jump in the water right out back. Saw a family of manatees swimming right out back too. You look out the sliding glass doors & there it is. Beautiful sunrises & sunsets. Wifi, works well. The owners have a handy information book with a list of restaurants (& menus) nearby, shopping, & entertainment. (movies, miniature golf, deep sea fishing, Weeki Wachee mermaid show etc.) Would book again!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 12, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
55 Miles
Tampa International
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
Upper Deck Restaurant
Nearest Motorway
5.5 Miles
US 19
Nearest Beach
0.3 Miles
Rogers Park
Car: recommended

The Weeki Wachee River is a river in Hernando County, Florida, United States. It flows 7.4 miles (11.9 km)[1] westwards from Weeki Wachee to the Gulf of Mexico at the Weeki Wachee estuary. The name is derived from the Seminole: uekiwv /oykéywa, wi:-/ 'spring' and -uce /-oci/ 'small', signifying either a small spring or an offshoot of a town named Spring. The river is best known for its spring, and the Weeki Wachee Springs attraction built on the premises. The spring is the surfacing point of an underground river, which is the deepest naturally occurring spring in the United States. It measures about 150 feet (46 m) wide and 250 feet (76 m) long, and daily water averages 170 million gallons (644 million liters). The water temperature is a steady 74.2 °F (23.4 °C) year-round.


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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Weeki Wachee in Florida

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming

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