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A Cozy Family Cabin On The Water

9 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday cabin in Steinhatchee - The Hatch

2 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6

This place is in the perfect location to experience the best of what the gulf coast of Florida has to offer. The house is located on a deep water canal just off the Steinhatchee River offering excellent opportunities for freshwater paddling, fishing and wildlife observation. We routinely see Bald Eagles, manatees, alligators, river otters, and a wide variety of bird life. Launch your kayak or canoe at Steinhatchee Falls just a few miles upstream on the river and enjoy a ride through some of the most amazing old Florida riverine habitat you can imagine. Bream and bass are common and fun fishing for both kids and adults.

Best of all the Gulf of Mexico and direct access to salt water fishing and scallops is only a short picturesque boat ride from our canal. You can put your boat in and tie up to the floating dock for easy deep water access to some of the best saltwater fishing on the Gulf coast. If you don’t have your own boat there are two well-equipped marinas just downstream that offer kayak and power boat rentals. When you come back from a day on the water, the fish cleaning station provides a convenient and easy way to prepare your catch for dinner.

The house has been completely remodeled on the inside including the kitchen, bath, and bedrooms. There are two bedrooms with double beds and nice foldout couch for a total sleeping capacity of 6 people. All bedding and linens are included. A fully equipped kitchen and dinner area for 6 people makes it enjoyable to cook up your catch and spent more time on the river. A huge porch on the back of the house faces the canal and offers a great view. The large propane grill is available on the porch for cooking up your fresh catch. Plan on spending some relaxing time out on the porch. Be sure to check out the “party lights” that provide a festive setting in the back yard in the evening.

Easy access to the house 1714 King Street is provided from Hwy 51; the main road leading into Steinhatchee from Hwy 98.

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Doug Baughman
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 2 days
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Calendar last updated:
5 September, 2016


based on 9 holidaymaker reviews

A Cozy Family Cabin On The Water
average rating of 4.4444447 based on 9 reviews

Owner great to work with but property was disappointing

  • 2 of 5

We stayed here 2 nights for a scalloping trip in August 2016. Upon arrival, the A/C was not on and the house was hot walking in. Looking around we noticed there was no central A/C system, only one wall unit in the living room to cool the entire house. August in Florida is unbearable , so this was a disappointing feature right away. We wished we had known ahead of time that there was not central air available. After about an hour and a half the wall unit cooled the house down a little, but not at a temperature that we are most comfortable at. We were looking forward to spending a lot of time hanging out on the porch in the evening, but another disappointment was the porch is not screened in. In the photos it looks like it is. So porch time meant fighting off mosquitos and no-see-ums. Because the wall unit was in the living room we could not close our bedroom doors at night which was inconvenient because we were sharing the house with another couple. The second night the A/C stopped working all together. I called the owner and he was very apologetic and made every attempt to try and get a repairman out there, however, being late in the day on a Sunday...it was a no go. So we endured the night with no A/C. The owner gave us a credit for that night without hesitation, which we were very grateful. The owner was kind and easy to get ahold of but we would not stay here again unless it had central A/C and a screened in porch.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great little place. Very clean and very convenient. We will definitely stay here again!

  • 5 of 5

Very clean and very convenient. We were pleased with everything about our stay. We will definitely stay here again. We had a great time. Thank you again

  • Review Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Loved this home!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for the week of 4th of July This home was perfect for our family. The home was clean. the kitchen had everythijg we needed to cook with and the back porch was our favorite, plenty of room for everyone to hang out. We loved that it had a washer and dryer so we could wash towels after being out on the boat all day. The owner Doug was very nice and always responded if we needed him. over all this was the perfect place and we will be back next year.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
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Great Stay

  • 5 of 5

Wife and I rented for the month of February. Very comfortable home on a short canal off the Steinhatchee River. Beautiful ride to the gulf, nice back porch, great neighbors and every thing else we needed to feel at home. We WILL be back!!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the nice review. Just let me know when you need those days we owe you. Doug
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Macon, Ga

Nice little river cottage

  • 5 of 5

Nice & cozy river cottage with good docking & comfortable back porch.Beautiful ride out to the Gulf

  • Review Submitted: Jan 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
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Russell H.

  • 4 of 5

First time in the area. Nice house, had everything we needed.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 10, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Steinhatchee, Florida North Central Gulf Coast

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2 night minimum stay
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Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £41
Refundable Damage Deposit £144
Cleaning £58 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.0%

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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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Steinhatchee in Florida

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • Kayaking
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming

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