|Minimum Stay||3 nights|
Enjoy our clean and affordable three bedrooms two bath three level private home with screened in decks/porches on each level overlooking a large spring, canal and wilderness. You will certainly spend your mornings sipping coffee or your evenings having dinner on the middle deck steps from a modern kitchen. The home is stocked with everything you need including WiFi, flat screen TV’s and a sound bar to Bluetooth your music/movies. You will love how close it is to shops and restaurants while being quiet and surrounded by nature. Our canal leads to Kings Bay/Crystal River and Gulf with no bridges. We have a covered boathouse, screened fish cleaning station and trailer parking on the property. We offer three kayaks currently (two single and one tandem sit on top). This home is ideal for large families, couples or two families since it is a three level home where you can enjoy the common areas and have privacy by retreating to the first or third floor.
Good chance you will see plenty of wildlife in the springs off our dock including manatees, otters, plenty of birds, fish, turtles and an occasional pod of dolphins. Kayak the premiere spot for manatee watching or snorkeling with Kings Springs a short 10 minute paddle!
Our fully equipped kitchen has everything you need for cooking - refrigerator, coffee maker, blender, full sized stove and oven, and microwave plus all new utensils, cookware and dishes.
The master suite includes a King Bed, flat screen TV, private bathroom with a large shower overlooking the nature preserve and private balcony. The 2 remaining bedrooms each have queen beds and one room has a 2nd full bed all with high quality linens.
The quiet neighborhood is safe and secure. There is a restaurant, dive shop, national park, and an outdoor sunset bar all within a five minute drive!!! A bike trail 1 mile away.
A big grocery store is a few minutes away. Downtown Crystal River is a 8 minute car ride where you can enjoy shopping searching for antiques or strolling the sidewalks. A large mall with 8 theaters is a 10 minute drive. You will love the location, having so many restaurants, banks and shopping so close and having nature even closer!!
Our family lives just outside of Orlando which is approximately 1.5 hours from Crystal River. We currently have three vacation rental locations in Crystal River with this location being our first private home.
We are all Florida natives; Pete grew up in Inverness which is the town next to our vacation home and why we chose Crystal River. We like the laid back sleepy little town feel and fell in love with the areas springs, specifically Three Sisters. What started as a weekend get a way has turned into a wonderful place we are happy to share.
We chose Crystal River because I grew up close to the springs and remember swimming in them as a kid. I enjoyed frequent field trips and summer camps to see the manatees and swim in the springs. My first scuba trip was in King Springs, around the corner from our place. We hope you enjoy the area as much as we have....
Crystal River is a quiet little town with plenty to offer. The springs are beautiful and Kings Springs is less than a 10 minute paddle from our dock. On any given morning you can see manatees and dolphin swim in the natural spring near our boathouse. From our back yard, you can boat or paddle to waterfront restaurants and enjoy the nature preserve in Kings Bay. A 7 mile scenic boat ride takes you to the Gulf of Mexico where there is fantastic fishing, nature viewing and in the summer, scallop harvesting. You will enjoy near by Homosassa Wildlife Park and Indian burial grounds which leave a lot to explore. Golf courses, bike/hiking trails close will allow for an active vacation if desired.
Property Manager/Owner purchased this house in 2015
We really liked this home in particular because there is nature in front of us and nature behind us (including a natural spring). We also loved the layout of the house with a private master suite on the 3rd level which includes a private bathroom, large walk in shower and private balcony. The middle level offers a large screened in porch a step away from the kitchen for easy morning coffee or dinner outside. We like being on the water and close to nature with the luxuries of town close by which made this home the ideal place....
We took a family vacation to Crystal River and were so blessed to find this gem of a home. The screened porch was our favorite spot to hang out when we weren't out on the water in the kayaks or galavanting around the beautiful parks close by. Nature serenaded us with beautiful sounds as we sat and enjoyed the surroundings. We rented some wet suits at a local dive shop and were able to swim with the manatees after kayaking over to Three Sisters. We also went to Homossasa Park and over to Rainbow River where the water was perfectly clear, so much that you could see more than 25 feet to the bottom. We had a wonderful vacation and would highly recommend renting this home!!!
We love this house! The natural lagoon out back is filled with wildlife. We had two manatees come right up visit us at our boathouse dock. Like right at our feet!!! 😘 Had two turtles doing some kind of river dance, and fish galore. The feathered friends were delightful. An anhinga hangs out in the fallen River tree most of the day! No neighbors on one side and the other was non existent. We used the three seat kayak most for a short paddle out to the bay where bald eagles flew over us! The house had everything we needed, the Winn Dixie is a three minute drive away. The lower level would be perfect for grandkids/teenagers. The wifi was flawless. MAster suite is great, king sized bed comfy! We always rent houses for vacation and I would not hesitate to come back here again. The lay out is Perfect for large extended families! Enough Kayak seating for 5!!! Ok....I'm done.....❤️This house! One more thing...booking was easy, getting in a breeze. Thanks Pete! Did I mention I really like this house❤️???
We had a great time at this home for a long weekend getaway. The 3 kayaks were perfect and we were on the water everyday. Sunrise and sunset paddling was fantastic. The last morning a dolphin came up the canal to feed on mullet while we were on the kayaks - we could literally reach out and touch them!!! The kids were beyond excited as he played behind the house for 10-15 minutes. The house was super comfortable for our family of 5 and very easily could accommodate more. Everyone we encountered in the neighborhood was very friendly and the house if very close to quite a few attractions in the area. We rented a pontoon boat one day and explored Crystal River, Hunter Springs and Shell Island. Pete was very easy to work with as well. We definitely recommend this home and will be back.
My family enjoyed a nice long weekend vacation at this beautiful home. The house was super comfortable, clean and spacious. Lots of great amenities that helped us cook some delicious meals, which we enjoyed on the *screened* in patio! The canal is super neat and we were able to dock our boat right next to the house. We relaxed and enjoyed the true nature right in our very own backyard. We also enjoyed a day of scalloping and a day of cruising around Crystal River, site seeing all the beautiful homes. The house was in a perfect location. It took only a couple minutes to get to a grocery store, bait store, etc. The whole family agreed that we truly could make this a yearly tradition!
We arrived earlier than check in and the cleaning lady said she would be finished up in a hour and we could access the property which was really nice. We enjoyed morning coffee on the screened in back porch and watched the manatees and alligators float on by. Very cool... The home was comfortable and had the most of the amenities of home. This was located close to everything we did a lot of kayaking which we enjoyed. I would definitely recommend this home
Pictures dont do this rental justice! Beautiful home on a neat canal. We arrived for a weekend of scalloping only to get rained out. We still enjoyed lots of family time making dinners, sitting on the lanai overlooking the canal, playing games, etc. When the rain eased for a bit we enjoyed kayaking and swimming in the canal. Took a few rainy boat trips out. Enjoyed Fort Island with the kids even though it was windy and rainy. We LOVED our stay. House was very large and accommodating. Lots of room for our group of 13! Everything was clean and in order. Pete was a pleasure to work with! We will be back and look forward to renting from Pete again!!!
|Refundable Damage Deposit||£243|
* Approximate monthly price. Actual pricing will depend on the days of the month you stay.