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Open the front door and there's the Homosassa river.A beautiful place to relax

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,900 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedroom, 2 bath home with dock and patio for enjoying the water. All up-dated

Designer up-dated, open and airy. Quality kitchen with granite and stainless. Lots of bedroom and living space indoors and out for your vacation enjoyment. Watch the boats go by as you sit by the beautiful Homosassa River. Close to everything for your convenience and pleasure. Great restaurants within 5 minutes. Rent a boat or kayak just around the corner in Old Homosassa. Fish off the dock and you just might catch a snook or mangrove snapper for diner. Bring your boat because there is plenty of space to dock it and head for the springs down the river or to the gulf about 20 minutes away. Enjoy!


Owner
Donald M. Calhoun and Kate Calhoun
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, none
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
15 October, 2017

About Donald M. Calhoun and Kate Calhoun

After coming to the Homosassa since I was young and after sitting at one of the local restaurants on the River we just decided we had to have a home here. It had to be on the river and not a canal. We searched until we found it. It has been a pure pleasure to us over the last few years and we hope it is to you also. My family grew up in Pinellas County, and it is sure nice to enjoy the lack of congestion in Citrus.

Donald M. Calhoun and Kate Calhoun purchased this house in 2008

Why Donald M. Calhoun and Kate Calhoun chose Florida Central Gulf Coast

This property was what we were looking for. It had to be right on the river,and we found it after many months of looking for just the right place.

What makes this house unique

When we opened the door and saw the river, that was it! When we first came to the house after the closing, I walked out on the dock and a dolphin came right up to me and as much as said, welcome home. The woods next door are home to many owls that call to each other at night. You can hear the manatees splashing around in the water in the evening. Too cute!

Location

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Tampa International
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Seagrass
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Plantation golf Resort
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Hwy 19
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Seagrass
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Crystal River
Car: recommended

Homosassa Spring State Park is wonderfull and just around the corner by car, or up the river by boat or kayak,canoe

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Homosassa in Citrus County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
Entertainment:
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Golf
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • sight seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • rafting
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming

Reviews

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Open the front door and there's the Homosassa river.A beautiful place to relax
average rating of 4.875 based on 24 reviews
5

Perfect!!

  • 5 of 5

A small slice of Paradise. The house is everything it needs to be and more. The location is perfect. We go to Homosassa every year and have stayed in many different homes and this one we all agreed was the best. Had a great Scallop trip and the days we didn't go out we just kayaked at the house or relaxed at the springs. We saw tons of wildlife including dolphins and manatee's right of the dock. The dock is also a good size so we had our two boats tied up all week which was so convenient. This will likely be the first house we have ever used that we will return to again. Thank you for opening your beautiful home up to us to enjoy.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Absolutely beautiful home

  • 5 of 5

Don an Kate thank you so much for allowing our family to enjoy your beautiful home , We had a great time an it was a pleasure to meet you all we will see you next year..

  • Review Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful River house

  • 5 of 5

This is the second year we have rented this property for Scalloping season. It is beautiful, well appointed, and close to everything. The property sits next to one of the springs and is a short paddle to the head spring. The home is exactly as shown in pictures and is very comfortable for 2 families. We wish the weather would have been a bit better, but we had a wonderful visit again in this beautiful home.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay and we can't wait to go back again!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely

wonderful in every way.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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May 15-22, 2017 Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Wow! What a pleasant suprise!! Booking over the internet can sometimes be deceiving but this rental is exactly what it claims to be. My family and I have been traveling to Homossaso for more then 20 years. We recently bought a boat and wanted experience a week of living on the river as my husband will be retiring soon. I have to say this was right there at the top for best vacations!! Everything was CLEAN upon arrival (which is a must for me). The view was so inviting. Seeing the boaters boat by, the kayakers kayaking, the fish, manatee and dolphin right there was so exciting!! Having our boat a short walk to hop on whenever we wanted was so nice. Especially since the (house) Pier is located smack dab in the middle of everything!! To the left is the "fishbowl" swimming party place. To the right you'll find many things to do besides head out into the gulf. SeaGrass and the Freezer are a few dinning favorites for us. Our adult children (24 & 27) joined us for part of the week and enjoyed it as much as we did. Although it was a vacation, we all pushed ourselves to do all that we could and returned home totally wiped out from all of the fun we had!! We will definitely be back hopefully sooner rather then later.

  • Review Submitted: May 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Homosassa, Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Christmas season
22 Dec 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,507
for 7 nights
£1,507
£3,104
 
 
winter
1 Jan 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,507
for 7 nights
£1,507
£3,356
 
 
Scallop/Summer
1 Jul 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,507
for 7 nights
£1,507
£4,365
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£1,339
for 7 nights
£1,339
£2,684
 

Additional pricing information

Garbage Disposal Fee £11.36 + Tax
Pet Fee £75.72
Cleaning Fee £94.65 + Tax
Property Damage Protection £44.67
Tax Rate 11.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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