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Fisherman's Paradise

Bedrooms 2
Separate WC's1
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms, 1.5 Bath, Sleeps 6

Waterfront 2BR, 1.5 BA, two-story townhouse on upper level with beautiful riverfront view. Recently renovated with hardwood floors downstairs, new bathroom upstairs, new kitchen, cable TV with DVR, high-speed WiFi, flat screen TV, and private boat ramp and private boat slip. Swimming pool and laundry facility on premises. Full bath upstairs and half bath downstairs.

Located on the St. Johns River across from the mouth of the historic Ocklawaha River. Near the Ocala National Forest, Lake George, Silver Glen Springs, Salt Springs, Silver Springs, and Crescent Lake. Great for fishing, boating, and jet skiing!

Tom Baine
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, German, My daughter in law speaks German fluently.
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
15 June, 2017

About Tom Baine

Native of Jacksonville, Florida, and life-long boater and private pilot. I enjoy jetskiing, fishing, and relaxing on the water.

Tom Baine purchased this townhome in 2005

Why Tom Baine chose Florida North Central Gulf Coast

Excellent location for fishing and boating. I also enjoy taking out the jetski and just relaxing in a natural environment, away from the everyday hustle and bustle, but close to great restaurants and an enjoyable nightlife as well.

What makes this townhome unique

With this townhouse, you have access to a private boat ramp and a private boat slip. There is a fish cleaning house on the dock, so you can clean your fish out there before bringing them in. A very nice pool and outdoor area (with tables and umbrellas) are available as well as a number of gas grills are available for guests.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday townhome in Welaka in Putnam County

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet
  • New bathroom upstairs.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Sleeper sofa in living room.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • churches
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Home away from home in nature. Close to Orlando, St. Augustine, Daytona, Kennedy Space Center, Jacksonville, and Ocala. Beautiful sunsets over the river and Little Lake George. Golf courses nearby. Great fishing spot. Excellent for boaters and jetskiers.


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(6 traveller reviews)

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Fisherman's Paradise
average rating of 4.5 based on 6 reviews

Great place.

  • 4 of 5

Everything was great except for washing clothes. This is the only condo of 10 we have stayed at that we had to leave the unit and pay to wash clothes. That said we had a wonderful time fishing beautiful St. John's river.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Conesville, NY

Wonderful Stay in Paradise

  • 5 of 5

I had an amazing time at Fisherman's Paradise (even though I didn't fish!). I loved looking out at the water all day long. Best of all, with the screened porch facing South, I had sunshine on the porch most of the day as well as nice views of sunrises and sunsets. The hardest decision I had to make was whether to relax on the lounge chair or the porch swing! The accommodation was extremely comfortable and inviting. The bed was very comfortable and the bathroom was adequate for my needs. (If you need a bathtub this wouldn't work for you but for me the large shower was totally fine!) The kitchen was well equipped with everything you might need. Wifi was also excellent. The listing photos are totally accurate.

I hardly ever heard the neighbors unless they were on their porch. One neighbor had a large dog but I think I only heard it bark twice! Incredible!

There is a nice pool with tables and lounge chairs but I didn't make use of it or of the boat slip area.

My only problem was sketchy cell phone reception. However, Tom has said he is going to install a land line. That will be a nice plus.

All in all I totally wish I had been able to stay longer! My month went by way too fast!!!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Total rest & relaxation

  • 5 of 5

The condo was very comfortable & very clean. Lovely views of the St. John's River & Little Lake George. Enjoyed great food at Shrimp R Us, Hawg Wash & Renegades. Also had fun fishing in the beautiful Ocklawaha River & swimming in Salt Springs.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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old fl.

  • 3 of 5

good fishing and wildlife .cell phones don't work well needs land line view of lake great .nice docks and pool.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fisherman's Paradise

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time and highly recommend this condo. Everyone was so helpful and friendly. We brought all boat so the boat launch and boat slip was great!! The view was fantastic and the weather was so nice. The condo was exactly as described and didn't want for anything.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful location, excellent support

  • 5 of 5

Our family (mom, dad, 19, 17 and 14 year olds) stayed here over Christmas and had a great time. The location is very private for a condominium and only about 20 minutes to all the major shopping. We travelled a lot and used the condo as a base. It is a little far from the Orlando area but this is not where you would come for that experience. We had that experience in the past and this was very different. NO TRAFFIC! It was a pleasure to travel around and know that it will take the time the GPS says to get home. Some of our activities included canoeing, hiking, mountain biking and touring St. Augustine. We also took our canoe out on the river and did some fishing as well.

The listing description was accurate regarding the location, layout and amenities.

The property clean and well-maintained.

The owner provide good customer service. Tom was extremely helpful and knowledgeable on the area and always available by phone.

I have already recommend this property to some friends.

The rate was reasonable and easy to pay for using the site.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
13 Miles
Palatka, FL
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
River Pub
Nearest Ferry
4 Miles
Gates Ferry
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Live Oak Golf & Country Club
Nearest Motorway
32 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Shrimp R Us
Nearest Beach
32 Miles
St Augustine Beach. Fl
Car: necessary

The Welaka National Fish Hatchery Aquarium is nearby and admission is free to the public.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday townhome in Welaka, Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

End of Stay Cleaning Fee £61.84
Refundable Damage Deposit £1,159.54
Property Damage Protection £45.61

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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