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Gulf Front House, Boathouse/Spectacular View, Central A/C

People12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, 12 Sleeps

Looking to get away from it all? You have found it! Quiet,

peaceful Horseshoe Beach - Florida's Last Frontier in the heart of

Florida's Nature Coast. Enjoy spectacular sunsets and starlit

nights with only the sound of mullet jumping in the Gulf waters

merely steps away from this beautifully-furnished home.

Excellent Speckled Trout and Redfish fishing await you inshore in

the grass flats and offshore you'll find great grouper, snapper,

sheepshead and king fishing. Horseshoe Beach is the best area to

get scallops when in season (July thru early September).

The house has a very private location at the end of a street. Relax

and unwind....

More Details

Owner
Eileen or Fred
Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
22 April, 2017

About Eileen or Fred

Our family has been vacationing in Horseshoe Beach since the early 70's when our Dad discovered Horseshoe with his fishing buddies, accidentally stumbling upon this gem of a fishing spot when looking for a place to refuel their boat . The original red cabin in this location was destroyed in the '92 "Storm of the Century." It was another 10 years before Papa Paul rebuilt on the same site, and this is the house that he built.

What makes this house unique

Quiet location near the end of a dead-end street. Spectacular sunset views over the Gulf. Steps away from the seawall for easy fishing and crabbing right off your private dock. Boat house with boat lift.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Horseshoe Beach in Dixie County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Half Bathroom -
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hunting
Notes:
Boathouse, dock, fish cleaning station, High-Speed Wireless/plug-in Internet Access, Central Air Conditioning, Ceiling fans, Washer/Dryer, Linens, Covered Parking or RV/Boat/Trailer, BR#1 w/ one Queen and one Full, BR#2 w/ one Queen, BR#3 w/ one Queen, Loft overlooking living room with two Queen beds, sleeper sofa and full bath, Satellite TV, DVD, gas fireplace, full kitchen, Cooking Utensils Provided, Refrigerator, Microwave, Gas Grill, Gulf-front, Telephone, large mid-level deck, full wrap around upper deck, freight elevator, spectacular ocean vistas, sunset views, public boat ramp.

Reviews

4.6/5 -
(5 traveller reviews)

Gulf Front House, Boathouse/Spectacular View, Central A/C
average rating of 4.6 based on 5 reviews
Jacksonville, FL
5

Unbelievable view of the Sun setting over the Gulf.

  • 5 of 5

Unobstructed beautiful view of the Gulf. Nice modern clean house with incredible views of the Gulf. While we did not bring a boat, the house has a dock with boat lift and is perfectly situated if you want direct water access. Swing on the elevated porch looking out over the Gulf was very relaxing. If you are looking for a laid back relaxing time with little to distract you, this is the place.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Perfect location to relax, watch birds and enjoy amazing sunsets.

  • 4 of 5

The house was very comfortable. I gave it only 4 stars because it needs a little TLC to deserve that 5th star. Enjoyed the deck furniture, swing and hammock. The bedroom tv's weren't hooked to the satellite system. Cooked a great seafood dinner for 10 people with sufficient cooking dishes and dinner ware. Overall a good experience.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. As luck would have it, new flooring was installed after your departure date and we've ordered new living room furniture. Come back soon to enjoy the updates, and we hope you'll feel comfortable giving that 5th star. Thanks for staying with us.
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Denton,NC
5

God's beauty!

  • 5 of 5

What a great place. Our family came the day after Christmas for family time. Weather was perfect, 85 everyday!!!! Fishing and paddle boarding in DECEMBER!!! And the sunsets were amazing. Owner was super nice and willing to make sure we were happy! Everything is supplied so the only thing you need are bathing suits and fishing rods! Oh and paddle board. The view from the loaf is amazing. I just can't say enough on how incredible this home was. Thanks so much Fred for letting us bring our dogs. They loved the water! Would come back!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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hendersonville, N.C.
5

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  • 5 of 5

My family and I spent a month here and didn't want to leave. this is the most fantastic place ever. we loved and enjoyed the house and facilities. the view is hard to beat especially the sun set in the evening. This is one awesome place to stay. We caught loads of fish and had a great fry. We will be back. Thanks again for a wonderful place.

  • Review Submitted: May 29, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2013
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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14 1
4

Great place to stay

  • 4 of 5

Great place to stay awesome sunsets. place was clean with plenty of room. had a great 4th with fireworks and of course the scollops great time

  • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2011
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Location

Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Go fishing.

* Go crabbing.

* Watch beautiful sunset from your private deck.

* Go kayaking; explore nature preserves.

* Relax!.

Top Thing to do in Budget:.....

Top Thing to do in Family:.....

Fishing, scalloping, kayaking, boating, swimming, snorkeling/diving,

biking, hiking, hunting, nature seeking, local restaurant and

convenience store.

Horseshoe Beach is adjacent to the Lower Suwanee National Wildlife

Refuge with its 54,000 acres of protected wetlands, perfect for

birdwatching, wildlife photography and kayaking.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Horseshoe Beach, Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£463
for 2 nights
From
£190
From
£219
Fri,Sat
£1,264
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £21 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning fee £77.3 + Tax
Pet Fee £38.65 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £193.26
Tax Rate 9.0%

Dates are held with payment only on a first come first serve basis
All charges to be taxed at the state of Florida and Dixie County rates.
Extra people: over six renters there is an additional charge per person.
During summer months and holiday weeks full week rentals are given preference over less than 7 day rentals.
Trash must be taken to the dump located on left just outside of town on the way out otherwise
a $25 fee is taken from the damage deposit.
No cancellations with exception of a forecasted hurricane for Horseshoe Beach, Fl 32648.
We may offer an available alternate rental date.
All decisions are made at our discretion.
Monthly Rate: Please inquire.
50% of rent to hold dates, Balance and security/damage deposit due 60 days prior to start date or otherwise full payment.
$250-$350 refundable security/damage deposit (if all goes well). Does not limit us to full recovery of damages over the fee amount).
No subletting
The boats, any vehicles, storage shed or supply closet are off limits.
Note: Smoking outdoors only. Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
At our discretion, we may reject the type of pet (pet fee,$50) or breed (please notify us on the type of pet). Pet fee is for cleaning. You are liable for your pet in total and for any damage exceeding the rental damage deposit fee.

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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