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

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


Minimum Stay
7 nights

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!

Donald M. Calhoun and Kate Calhoun
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, none
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
24 February, 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!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Homosassa in Florida

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1900 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Golf
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • Boating
  • 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


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(15 traveller reviews)

Open the front door and there's the Homosassa river.A beautiful place to relax
average rating of 4.8 based on 15 reviews

Excellent House

  • 5 of 5

The house was just what we expected. It was clean with all of the needed amenities. The fresh flowers were a nice and welcoming touch. It was a great location with manatee swimming right in front of the house. It is also great to be so close to the manatee sanctuary. I called the owner a couple of times asking about boat rentals and she responded very quickly and was very helpful. Also, thank you for having a pet friendly rental and understanding the importance of having our pet family members come with us on our vacation.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous stay! The house was perfect for our family of 5. All 3 beds were very comfortable. The kitchen had everything we needed. What was most spectacular about this property was the view of the Homosassa river. We were there in January so the boat traffic was not bad at all. Manatees were everywhere. The Dock had ample space for the fishing guides we hired to pull thier boats up. We had dinner at the Freezer...a must do and at Seagrass. We will definitely come back!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing and relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I just finished a week long stay at this adorable house. The owners made us feel incredibly welcomed. They had flowers and treats on the kitchen island waiting for us and even set up a Christmas tree! The house was very well decorated and clean. We spent every day either on the patio or sun porch. We saw a ton of manatees and a few otters. My husband had the best time fishing off the dock. We had a very relaxing time. I would say the only down side would be the high boat traffic from the manatee tours, but it was very tolerable. We will definitely book again and we highly recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Family reunion

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from our wonderful stay at Kate and Don's place. Everything was perfect, such gracious hosts. We saw lots of manatee's, some dolphin and a couple of otters. We had a family reunion and family were staying at 2 other houses on the same street but all agreed they liked the place we rented the best. We will be back for sure!! Thanks again to our hosts, Don and Kate.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice home.

  • 4 of 5

the home was lovely a few things the shower curtain liners needed changing. Batteries in all remotes. Weather because of incoming hurricane Hermine was not the best therefore the dock and river was not used on 2nd day. I hope your home did not get damaged. I would have loved all three days to have been nice. As I said home was nice and well decorated. We go every year so I may come again.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house/Gtreat location

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time staying in this great house.It is in a perfect location right on the river. The house is well appointed and decorated well. Very close to the wonderful spring. You could easily kayak there.Good location in relation to highway also. Very close to The Freezer for great food.Home has three nice bedrooms. Plenty of dock space for several boats. Room to back trailer into yard. Very quiet neighborhood. We will definitely rent again

Mark Weinberger


  • Review Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Tampa International
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Plantation golf Resort
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Hwy 19
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
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


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Homosassa, Florida Central Gulf Coast

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
1 Dec 2016 - 30 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 May 2017 - 1 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
2 Jul 2017 - 25 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Garbage Disposal Fee £12
Pet Fee £80
Cleaning Fee £60
Property Damage Protection £47
Tax Rate 9.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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