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Cozy Retreat close to all the fun places you want to go. Sleeps 6- 3/2 Home

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,300 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 30 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Barbecue
  • children welcome


About the property

If you are looking for a home while you are competing at HITS, or wanting to get away from the cold as snowbirds we have a refurbished home away from home for you. You can bring your boat, canoe, scuba gear or clubs and find whatever fun you want within an hour. Silver Springs, Rainbow River, Disney, St. Augustine, Tampa and Busch Gardens can be a day trip. Flea markets and antiquicing can be found daily. Your choice of fun is waiting.

Leah Mix
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
22 March, 2017

What makes this house unique

This property sets on a 1/4 acre lot in a quiet neighborhood. You are within minutes of Lake Weir for boating, fishing/ skiing etc. Golf courses are many and beautiful as well, so don't let your clubs home. If hiking, swimming, or walking are your fun we have Ocala National Forest, The Greenway trails and many Health spas, as well as lakes a plenty. Day trips to St. Augustine, Gainesville, Busch Gardens and all of Orlando will still get you back to enjoy those wonderful beds. If you are competing at the HITS in Ocala, you are within 30-40 mins scenic ride to your competitions. Ocala has many beautiful scenic roads with beautiful horse farms to see. We are the Horse capital of the World. You will not be disappointed in your stay here. Just give me a call.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Smith Lake in Marion County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 6
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Two bathrooms: Master has soaker tub and high rise toilet and sink. Second bathroom has tub/shower combo, sink and toilet.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , You will get a great night's sleep in this bed, no lumps.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Enjoy a good nights sleep on this bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , Wake up refreshed to enjoy a new day
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
You are close to so many tourist attractions and activities such as Ocala National forest, Silver Springs, The Villages, HITS, Rainbow river, Disney, Busch Gardens, Gainesville just to name a few. Bring your gear for golf, hiking, boating, fishing, scuba diving, crafting or curling up with a good book. Flea markets and antiquing is available almost everyday here somewhere. You chose your fun, we lend you the space to come home to.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(10 traveller reviews)

Cozy Retreat close to all the fun places you want to go. Sleeps 6- 3/2 Home
average rating of 4.9 based on 10 reviews

Vey nice place!

  • 5 of 5

Nice and very clean! Fully stocked kitchen and comfy beds! Good location too

  • Review Submitted: Dec 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Hollywood, Florida

Clean and cozy

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at the Belleview property. It was the perfect location between Gainesville and Morriston, where we were visiting. The property owners were readily available. My daughter loved it so much she colored a picture for them. We will definitely stay again. Thanks for your hospitality.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We so appreciated Kathy and her family. They are lovely guests and Taylor's picture is on my frig. I would welcome them back anytime.
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Cozy sanctuary at the end of your busy day!

  • 5 of 5

This is your "Mom's" cottage, a place where you can relax and feel like you are at home at the end of a long day.

6 siblings spent 4 nights here while we were dealing with family business. It was such a welcome relief at the end of the day. It had all the amenities we needed, and, I have no doubt the owner would have provided them if we were lacking.

The walls are a little thin between the master and the rest of the home, but we-are-family, so this was not an issue.

This will be our stay-cay when we return in the future because it feels like we're at home!

Thank you Leah!

The Wolf Family - from all over the U.S.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The Wolf family are the guests every homeowner crave. They were responsible and respectful and we will welcome them back anytime they choose to come back. Love to you all.
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Nice , convenient and great value for your money

  • 4 of 5

Attractive nice cozy house. A lot of space for the group. Better than staying in a hotel. Everything you breed is provided. Great owners. Would definitely stay there again and recommend it to anyone.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Anytime you like to come back, we would enjoy having you. You have a nice family look forward to your return visit.
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Leah and Gary were lovely. They helped us in a pinch during a long holiday weekend. ,

  • 5 of 5

Very clean and cozy place in a quiet neighborhood. We spent a full day at Silver Springs and came home to a nice evening with our puppies. If you are lucky, they will make you brownies!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We were more than glad to help you and look forward to when you come back just for the fun of it. You were able to find sunshine inspite of Hermine and we hope all was well when you returned home. I would love an opportunity to make goodies for you again soon. God bless. L&G
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Tampa, FL

Great location for day trips to Ocala National Forest!

  • 5 of 5

My girlfriend and I stayed in this wonderful cottage while making day trips for hiking in the Ocala National Forest. The cottage was perfect for our purposes and the hosts were awesome! Would happily visit again.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We love it when our guests find not only fun things to do in our area, but then come back to enjoy the rest of it in our home. You would be so welcome anytime you choose. We look forward to it. 😃
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Nearest Airport
80 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Kit Kat
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Baseline Golf Course
Nearest Train
50 Miles
Nearest Motorway
12 Miles
Interstate 75 Or St. Route 40
Nearest Restaurant
8 Miles
Most major resturants are within
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Lake Weir Beach
Car: necessary

We have many opportunities for equestrian events, Fl. Cracker festival, blueberry and strawberry festivals, and many art and quilt shows. You will find no lack of shopping whether you enjoy flea markets, antique, thrift stores or general shops. Ocala has a lot of history worth digging into and plan on riding the Glass bottom boats- Silver Springs or tubing on the Rainbow River. You are so close to either coasts, day trips to Gainesvile, Orlando, Daytona or Tampa will offer you so much more than time will allow. Then come home and rest easy after playing all day. So much to enjoy that you will want to come back again.

Check out OcalaMarion.com for more on what is happening during your stay. See you.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Smith Lake, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
1 Jan 2018 - 31 Mar 2018
30 night minimum stay
for 30 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £40
Refundable Damage Deposit £280
Cleaning fee £80

This is a non smoking residence except outside under the tree. Any smoking inside will cause guest to be responsible for deep cleaning fees and non refundable security fee. Also if you bring pets cleanup of feces is mandatory out of respect to others using the grounds for children and maintenance. Please take plastic bag with you and discard in garbage container.
On the last day, please strip all the beds and place the bedding and towels in laundry basket and put all garbage in the can out front for Gary to take. We sincerely hope you have had a pleasant visit and experience some of what the area offers, but not so much that you have nothing to look forward to on your next visit. We are looking forward to seeing you again, real soon, Gary and Leah.

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.
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