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Beautiful Waterfront Home Close To Springs WIth Heated Pool

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom, 6 Sleeps

This is a 3 bedroom, 2 bath updated home located on a canal that opens into beautiful Kings Bay. There is a large, screened in, heated pool that overlooks the water.

There is a large ice machine with a storage bin that can be used to fill a 100 quart cooler perfect for taking on your boat. There is a large side yard that will easily fit 2 boat trailers. Our home is approximately 0.5 miles from a public boat ramp and we have a boat dock at the house. At our boat dock there is a fish cleaning table/sink with running water. Our canal is not suited for deep sea boats, flats boats only as it can get shallow in the winter. We have seen many manatees and even an occasional dolphin in front of our dock.

Our house is on a canal in the perfect location! Just out of the canal is beautiful King's Bay with a very short boat ride (10 min) to the famous Three Sister's Springs. Our house is also a short boat ride (15-20 minutes) to the main scalloping area. The fishing is excellent almost everywhere in Crystal River.

There are great restaurants nearby and we are happy to give you ideas on where to go.

More Details

Cathy and Ryan Meeks
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
27 April, 2017

About Cathy and Ryan Meeks

My husband and I live in Ocala, FL and were born and raised in Florida. We love traveling and being on the water. We love spending time in Crystal River when our house is not being rented and feel like this is a vacation everytime we stay.

Cathy and Ryan Meeks purchased this house in 2013

Why Cathy and Ryan Meeks chose Florida Central Gulf Coast

We bought our Crystal River house in 2013 after spending many weekends fishing and scalloping here over the years. We have fallen in love with our house and are continually adding new furniture and decorations. This house is on a private canal with little boat traffic and is in a peaceful area. We have seen several manatees and alligators in our canal. Our home is very cozy with leather, reclining couches and a flatscreen TV for when you are tired from your daily water activities. There is a heated pool and FL is typically warm enough 10 months out of the year to enjoy the pool.

What makes this house unique

Crystal River has a lot to offer. Whether you are an avid fisher, snorkeler, kayaker or just enjoy relaxing in a peaceful area, you will find what you are looking for.

The winter and spring is great for swimming with the manatees where the spring water is 72 degrees year round. In the summer, scalloping has become very famous in Crystal River. After a long day on the water, whether in the summer or spring, you can enjoy our heated pool which overlooks the canal.

Crystal River has great restaurants, pubs, a winery/brewery, a beautiful state park, a golf course 5 minutes from the house, etc.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Crystal River in Citrus County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master bath - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Guest Bath - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Guest bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Guest bedroom - 1 Double Bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(21 traveller reviews)

Beautiful Waterfront Home Close To Springs WIth Heated Pool
average rating of 4.7619047 based on 21 reviews

Great House + Great Owners = Great Stay

  • 5 of 5

We found this home to have a great location, a great layout, well equipped, and nicely decorated. We thoroughly enjoyed the use of the pool even in the dead of winter. The open floor plan and split layout is great especially when entertaining family or friends. The dock was handy when our guide picked us up and dropped us off (and we came back with a full catch!)

From our (rented) home base we enjoyed exploring the region, not only for many interesting restaurants but also for real estate. One of our favorite restaurant discoveries was the Seafood Seller at the Mall where the owner (Jimmy) is personable, generous and will even do some magic tricks. As to other restaurants we found many others but one disappointment was Grandma's Cooking on the corner.

We understandably had a few home maintenance problems because the hurricane came through a few months earlier; but this is where the owners shined. Ryan was right over to help us and we really appreciate the extra care we received when we needed it.

We also did the swim with the Manatees and can highly recommend the Plantation up the road. The people were great and the tours very enjoyable.

In all we were there a month and felt as comfortable as is possible when you rent a home away from home. Thank you again Ryan and Cathy.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A beautiful home with a great pool.

  • 5 of 5

This was the second year that we stayed 6 weeks in this lovely home. We had a wonderful time and were very comfortable. The pool is great and the weather cooperated so we got to use the pool almost every day.

Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful Experience!

  • 5 of 5

This was a great rental! The owners were helpful and even came and let us in when we could not figure out the lock...(our fault).

The house was clean and perfect for 6 adults for a get away fishing trip.

Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful waterfront home

  • 5 of 5

My family really enjoyed our stay in your lovely home. It is spacious and nicely decorated.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place to stay! Very clean and comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

When we first walked in the house, we automatically relaxed! The pool is a lot of fun and feels great. The house is very clean and has everything you need. The location is great- easy to get to restaurants and to the boat ramp.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Everything was exactly what we expected. The home was very clean and cozy. Staying here made our mini vacation nothing less than perfect!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
100 Miles
Orlando International Airport
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Plantation Inn & Golf Resort
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Grannie's Restaurant
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Fort Island Beach
Car: recommended


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Crystal River, Florida

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Scalloping Season
24 Jun 2017 - 23 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £154.61
Cleaning Fee £77.3
Tax Rate 8.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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