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"The Scallop Palace", Renovated Old Homasassa Water Front 3 Bedroom House

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 2,345 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Water Front Paradise with Direct Access To Homosassa River

This freshly renovated house features 3 bedrooms, with a huge master suite on the main level with attached bath, and an additional 1st fl bath with walk in shower off the entertainment, and laundry rooms. Upstairs you will find two additional bedrooms each with a balcony overlooking the beautiful surroundings, and an additional bath with walk in shower. The house features a huge screened in porch overlooking the canal, and a landscaped yard featuring indigenous plants.

The house also has a boat dock and covered deck.

The house is located on a canal with direct access to Homosassa River near Monkey Island.

The home is the ultimate family destination with sleeping for eight, free WI-FI, an entertainment room with a 55" hd tv, a fooseball table, a ping pong table,ladder golf, Cornhole, and for the adults a bar and kegerator.

Its also with in walking distance to three restaurants, the old Yulee sugar mill ruins, and literally 1 mile to The freezer, McRaes, Monkey island, the Riverside resort/ restaurant, and the Homosassa Wildlife State Park

Please Saturday to Saturday bookings only.

PLEASE NOTE WE CONFIRM THE RENTAL BASED ON THE EXACT NUMBER OF GUESTS STATED BY THE RENTER. IF MORE THAN THE CONTRACTED NUMBER OF GUESTS OCCUPY THE RENTAL YOU MAY BE CHARGED AN ADDITONAL $500 FEE.

* SEASONAL GUESTS BOOK TWO CONSISTENT MONTHS, AND RECEIVE A $750 DISCOUNT OFF THE MONTHLY RATE!

Parking area video monitored for added security.

More Details

Owner
Tim Bennett
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
19 October, 2017

About Tim Bennett

I moved to Anna Maria Island over 12 years ago from upstate New York. I am currently employed as the Director of Operations of Runaway Bay Condominiums,,I am responsible for the day to day operations of 186 unit condominium complex on Anna Maria Island,

I'm also a licensed FL real estate agent, and a referral agent for Michael Saunders and Company.

Tim Bennett purchased this house in 2015

Why Tim Bennett chose Florida Central Gulf Coast

This property is close to everything yet its very own private paradise. I enjoy taking a nice afternoon nap in the hamak, or an early morning kayak journey around the numerous isloated canals. I also like the fact that it is very private but within walking distance to some of my local favorite restaurants, and attractions.

What makes this house unique

Minutes to the Gulf of Mexico and the Homosassa River by boat. Great place to go fishing, scalloping, swimming with the manatees, Golfing, kayaking, canoeing, boating, bicycling or just sitting on the dock relaxing. Minutes to one of the best wild life state parks in Florida. Ozello Key bird sanctuary is also minutes away. In the winter, you can swim with the manatees in the Springs, and snorkel for scallops in the summer. One boat launch less then 1 mile away, and another planned park and boat launch will be about 500 ft away.

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2345 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Fees based on number of guests at the time of reservation. A $500 fee will incur for more then stated
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Master Bath
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Ground floor bath features walk in shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Upper aBath Features Walk in Shower
  • 3 Bathrooms, 2 with walk in showers,and one with a large soaking tub
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Master suite
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , 2nd Floor Bedroom
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , 2nd Floor
  • All Bedrooms Tastefully decorated with ample storage space. 2nd floor Bedrooms have Balconies overlooking the property
Entertainment:
  • Table Football
  • Game Room ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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"The Scallop Palace", Renovated Old Homasassa Water Front 3 Bedroom House
average rating of 4.9 based on 10 reviews
5

Awesome place to spend a vacation!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a really really great time in this house. We spend a little over a week with our family. The house is very well equipped. Everything we could wish for was present. With all the water related activities we especially loved the huge amount of towels and the great capacity of the washing machine.

We took the kayaks out a couple of times. The kids loved going around monkey island. They also loved the game room and al the extra board games that are present.

We spent most of our mornings renting a boat to go snorkeling with the manatees. Due to the warm weather there weren't as many manatees as normal, but we managed to find some playfull manatees every trip. Really amazing these nice giants.

We cooked most of out meals in the fully equipped kitchen. We can't imagine running out of freezer space.

We recommend this place to everyone!

Saskia & Gerben

Netherlands

  • Review Submitted: Mar 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for traveling all that way, and enjoying all that the area has to offer. But more importantly thank you for choosing and allowing me to share my home with you when their are so many options out there. I worked hard to make a memorable experience for all my guests, and am especially pleased you created some life long memories. Thanks again....Tim
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5

Owner was great. Never got to the property. Hurricane Irma to blame.

  • 5 of 5

Our trip was cancelled due to Hurricane Irma. The owner (Tim) informed us the status of the area, and it was decided that we would cancel. Tim was great and made sure all prepaid funds were returned, and he did it quickly. We plan on trying this again. Since we didn't actually get to go I don't now how to score this on a 5-star system, but I'll give the owner a 5.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great place for a family vacation!

  • 5 of 5

The house is well equipped and roomy. Loved having access to kayaks right at the house. We had a great time paddling on the river and swimming with the manatees at Crystal River. My family especially enjoyed Three Sister Springs.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Alva, FL
5

Fantastic accommodations and location

  • 5 of 5

This is the second year my family has spent a week at the Scallop Palace. We could not have had a better time! We spent our days scalloping and limited out every trip. I was even able to sneak in a little trout fishing on our way in to add to the nights dinner menu. Every afternoon we took the leisurely trip up river to the springs to relax in the beautiful clear water. The accommodations are perfect! Everything you could ever want is there and the home is impeccably decorated and maintained. What a relaxing week.........I can't wait until next year!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Loved the house!

  • 4 of 5

We loved our stay. The house was beautifully decorated and had many games and activities for the kids such as ping pong, darts, and board games. The river was a little busy during our stay in 4th of July weekend making it difficult to kayak around. However, we enjoyed visiting the springs nearby.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Edmonton
5

Perfect Location

  • 5 of 5

This place had everything we could possible need. It was close to all our favourite watering holes and the evenings were so peaceful. Was very sad to see a for sale sign when we arrived, but hopefully Tim will have a new place for us next time.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Tampa International
Nearest Barpub
0.01 Miles
Ye Olde Tavern
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Plantation Inn Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
0.01 Miles
Neon Leons
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Fort Island Gulf Beach
Car: necessary

Homosassa Wildlife State Park 2 minutes away, world class scallop grounds 15 minutes away. Waterfront restaurants, entertainment within 1 mile

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Homosassa, 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
 
NON Scallop
30 Sep 2017 - 16 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£836
for 7 nights
£836
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,007
for 7 nights
£1,007
£3,360
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £94.65 + Tax
Property Damage Protection £44.67
Refundable Damage Deposit £378.6
Tax Rate 13.0%

PLEASE NOTE WE CONFIRM THE RENTAL BASED ON THE EXACT NUMBER OF GUESTS STATED BY THE RENTER. IF MORE THAN THE CONTRACTED NUMBER OF GUESTS OCCUPY THE RENTAL YOU MAY BE CHARGED AN ADDITONAL $500 FEE.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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