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7 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 29 nights

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Minimum Stay
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Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday cottage in Reddick - Close to Ocala Eventing Series

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2

Close to the Ocala Eventing Series at the Ocala Jockey Club. A quiet 720 square foot one bedroom cottage located on an Arabian horse farm. Central air conditioning and heat. Large bedroom with new queen bed, queen size futon, sliding glass doors open to quiet patio with two chaise lounges and view to barn and pasture. Bath with walk-in shower. Full size kitchen is equipped with a standard refrigerator, electric stove, coffee maker, toaster oven, microwave and crock pot

Kitchen sliding door opens to the same quiet patio with a small umbrella topped bistro table and chairs overlooking large unheated pool and spa. All rooms have ceiling fans and big windows. Good cell phone reception, TV and internet (25 mbps).

Use of pool and BBQ on our 5 acre horse farm. Ample parking for RV. All utilities provided On bringing your own Pets – we have 3 friendly golden retrievers and 2 friendly horses. Your pet will be considered. We also keep the cottage smoke free. Horse boarding is available in the neighborhood. Laundromat and three restaurants just over a mile. We rent by the calendar month.

  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets considered

Owner / Property Manager
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
16 October, 2016


based on 7 holidaymaker reviews

average rating of 4.142857 based on 7 reviews

Great country location

  • 5 of 5

We spent a very enjoyable five weeks at this cottage in March and April. The accommodations are commodious for two people and very clean and comfortable. The setting is great for people who like the country, beautiful pastures and big live oak trees with Spanish moss. The area around the cottage is nicely landscaped and the pastures with the horses give a larger attractive setting. Jim and Patricia are very helpful, gave us a nice balance of privacy and visiting. They went out of their way to provide us with information and responded quickly to any questions or requests. The pool is beautiful and well maintained and was warm enough for the latter part of our stay. It is necessary to drive twenty minutes for good shopping but I-75 which is about two miles away gives high speed access to Gainsville, a nice university town, and to other parts of Florida.

This area of Florida is very unique. We had never really liked the highly developed parts of Florida but this turned us into possible future residents. The cottage is located in the middle of the thoroughbred horse country between Ocala and Gainsville where there is a staggering number of wealthy farms, huge expanses of groomed pasture, countless miles of classic wood fences, and many mansions and palatial horse stables. The live oaks are towering everywhere, scattered in pastures and forming arches over back roads. The best way to see the countryside is on a bike and there is a network of small roads near the cottage where you can ride with sometimes not seeing any vehicle for ten-fifteen minutes. There are also two towns nearby, MacIntosh and Micanopy, that rank at the top of old fashioned oak treed, Spanish mossed Florida towns. And there are numerous crystal clear springs with many spring run rivers for kyaking or canoeing within an hours drive.

We recommend this place very highly for people who are looking for a beautiful, quiet country location. If anyone wishes to rent here and has more questions about what to see and do in the area we will be glad to make suggestions.

  • Review Submitted: May 4, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great introduction to Florida!

  • 5 of 5

We moved from New York to Ocala and spent a few weeks in this delightful cottage until we closed on the new house. Our hosts were wonderful and made us sure that Florida was meant for us. The cottage was very comfortable and the animals a delight. We would certainly recommended this to anyone who needs an extended stay - so much better than a motel room!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay and welcome to Florida!
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Enjoyable Stay

  • 4 of 5

The cottage is located in a quiet rural area convenient to both Ocala and Gainesville. The property is well maintained and the grounds are quite attractive. Patricia makes a real effort to meet the requests of her renters. Numerous state parks, preserves, forests and trails as well as the Florida Greenway and the Ocala National Forest are an easy drive away. We had an enjoyable stay. Jim and Janet Stewart

  • Review Submitted: Mar 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much! We enjoyed your company as well!!
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A hidden gem! Wow! A lucky find!

  • 5 of 5

Wondered across this listing by accident - a lucky accident! What do I say? The hosts were great, the setting sublime! Enjoyed the donkey and would return just to see him again. I had business in the area and this was very convenient to both Gainesville and Ocala. Will recommend this to friends and wish to return again! Clean, quiet restful place.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 8, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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What a lovely place - we will be back!

  • 5 of 5

Friends told us about this place and they were right - it is a wonderful place to vacation! We rode our bikes, walked the quiet neighborhood, went to an amazing restaurant and enjoyed visiting the nearby small towns. Both the Gulf coast and the Atlantic are within a days drive.

Our hosts were great and thought a great deal about our comfort. The horses are beautiful and enjoy carrots and visitors. The dogs are precious. The quiet was so restful. Had no problems with the internet - seems fast.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 8, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Do not rent part 2

  • 1 of 5

To further my early post; the location is much to far outside any nice restuarants or really anything at all. The internet here although you will be upcharged $50 a month (even though they list that its included) is very spotty and constantly kicked my computer and devices off. The power here goes out at least once a day, so much that they will tell you not to leave your electronics plugged in. I had to use my personal hotspot and ran up my phone bill an additional $30 a month. They have no washer dryer and supplied me with smelly/musty towels and linens. Which I was really glad I had packed my own sheets and towels. The tv is like 12' which is really hard to view from the futon couch. The pool is attached to their house so even though you can use it, it feels more like you have to enter their property so I never did. The vacuum cleaner was spitting out dirt at me because the bag nor the filter were ever changed. I had to clean it out myself! All in all worst rental vacation ever!!!! By the way they kept my deposit!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Worst tenant ever. There are great restaurants around here. She seemed to prefer Wendy's from the sacks she left. We have never charged for internet and do not intend to. This is Florida's rainy season and power was out for a few hours on two occasions. The TV is 21 inches and is new. She brought her own 45 Inch TV with a special connection to movies. There is no washer or dryer and that is in the description. The sheets and towels were clean when she moved in. The pool is for use of the guests and some have used it. It is covered with a screen to keep out bugs. I have never had complaints about the vacuum cleaner before but will check it out. We kept her deposit as she left some expensive chase lounge cushions out in the rain and they were were ruined. The cottage is a non smoking cottage yet she smoked in it and it reeked of smoke (now removed) After being caught, she said she would not do it again yet continued to smoke inside the cottage. She would have drunken fights with her boy friend and physically beat him and then pushed him out of the cottage. Had to wash everything in the kitchen cabinets. Baked on food in the pans and even the self cleaning oven. Rip in antique quilt. Only charged her $200 as deposit which did not cover damage. Left some burn marks on furniture which will have to be retouched. We've never had this behavior from any other guests and hopefully will not.
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
US 75
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Reddick, Florida North Central Gulf Coast

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
1 Nov 2016 - 31 Mar 2017
29 night minimum stay
for 29 nights
My Standard Rate
29 night minimum stay
for 29 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £61 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £409
Tax Rate 10.0%

Rates are non negotiable

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.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Reddick, USA

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 720 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • festivals
  • library
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • swimming
We are very close to the new Ocala Jockey Club World Class Horse Eventing series starting in 2016

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