LAKEFRONT, POOL-HEATED SCREENED, HOT TUB, LOG HOME, & REC HOUSE

Richard Jordan

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Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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LAKEFRONT, POOL-HEATED SCREENED, HOT TUB, LOG HOME, & REC HOUSE

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3 bedrooms and sofa bed, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 10

Come enjoy 'Old Florida'; sprawling live oak trees, smell the flowers and listen to the birds and insects while you stroll the 300 ft. wooden walkway lined with banana trees and tropical plants on your way to the lake. This log home with interesting art work from around the world, and with screened-in, heated pool is a vacation into itself. But from this central location consider this: Atlantic coast - 1 hr; Gulf Coast - 1 1/2 hrs, Disney - 2 hrs, and U of FLA - 15 miles. Within 20 miles there's 10 lakes, rivers, streams, crystal clear springs for fishing, canoeing, kayaking, and swimming. Experience the diversity!

Screened in Pool Room for Family Gatherings: Enjoy the outdoors without the bugs. There's access to the pool room directly from double doors from the kitchen. Sit around with ample seating, and enjoy a cool drink. Come and enjoy a natural Florida. Also, enjoy a the Hot Tub in the screened in room.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Richard Jordan (Owner)
Advertiser since 2000
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About Richard Jordan

I have been in the Vacation Home Rental business for about 20 years. I was traveling to different areas, and renting homes, as opposed to hotel rooms; since I enjoyed the comfort of a home, I thought, 'Why not get into the business'. I live a short distance from the Log House on Lake Jeffords, so, if you have a problem, just call me. Thanks, Rich

Richard Jordan purchased this house in 1995

Why Richard Jordan chose Gainesville

I choose this location because of the quiet, peaceful outdoor location, the character of the Log House, and the private lake.The sunsets are fabulous.

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Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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Reviews

4.9
based on 35 traveler reviews

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Lakefront, Pool-Heated Screened, Hot Tub, Log Home, & Rec House
average rating of 4.9142857 based on 35 reviews
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Lakefront, Pool-Heated Screened, Hot Tub, Log Home, & Rec House
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p100453
-352 317-7578
Gainesville North Central Florida
Collisville IL.
5

Lakeside home in Hawthorne FL.

  • 5 of 5
My experience at this property was outstanding. It was very relaxing and my entire party was impressed. We were able to catch fish, sail around the lake and overall destress. The home was rustic and very comfortable. The only thing we needed was food and our swimsuits, although there were additional suits available. I would recommend this property very highly.
  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2008
  • Stayed: Apr 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Lakefront, Pool-Heated Screened, Hot Tub, Log Home, & Rec House
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p100453
-352 317-7578
Gainesville North Central Florida
Palatka, Florida
5

Wonderful locale for a family reunion!

  • 5 of 5
We spent 8 nights here with our 2 sons and their families. Between the pool, the spa, the dock and the game room there was plenty for all of us to do. We only left the cabin twice; once for dinner at Blue Water Bay in Melrose and the other for a girls' day out in Gainesville. The rest of the time we hibernated here. Everyone from the 5 year old and 3 teenage grandchildren, their parents, and these grandparents had a great relaxing time.

The record collection was fun to look through and we actually played a couple LP's. The DVD and video selections were fantastic and the book collection was equally good.

Our recommendation for groceries would to buy everything you need before you arrive and avoid the local grocery store, they are expensive. We hit Dollar Tree for inexpensive pool toys and other kids' distractions.

We loved the sunsets and have multiple days of pictures. Sunrise on our last morning also provided several good photos. The dock pavilion is wonderful and would be great for a rain shower or maybe even an outdoor sleepover. Do be aware that this is Florida and there are snakes. We saw three different ones, but they were all harmless.

Rich is a great host and responds quickly to any need. A tree fell across the board walk one afternoon and he had a crew out early the next morning to clear the way.

I asked our teens if they were bored with their week with their grandparents and they kindly and enthusiastically responded "No". Neither were their parents. Good Lord willing, this clan hopes to return.
  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Hi Tom and Pat,
Good to hear your whole group enjoyed its stay. Thanks for the kind words. Looking forward to seeing you again. Rich
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Lakefront, Pool-Heated Screened, Hot Tub, Log Home, & Rec House
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p100453
-352 317-7578
Gainesville North Central Florida
Louisville, KY
5

R & R

R & R
  • 5 of 5
This retreat is so relaxing! We had too many family commitments in town to enjoy all it's amenities. We loved the pool and large shaded front porch. The secluded lake was beautiful and a great place to fish. The kids enjoyed the game room and we had room to spread out. We found everything clean, comfortable, very accommodating, and the owner always returned calls promptly. We will be back and stay longer!
  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Hi Denise and Jim,

Thanks for sending in your review. Hope to see you again. Rich
business
Lakefront, Pool-Heated Screened, Hot Tub, Log Home, & Rec House
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p100453
-352 317-7578
Gainesville North Central Florida
5

Awesome Experience!!

  • 5 of 5
My entire family spent a weekend here and without exception we all really enjoyed our stay. The house and grounds are lovely, peaceful, comfortable, and very clean. No detail was missed, a fully stocked kitchen, linens, books, videos etc. The art displayed around the home was really cool. Our group included small children, teenagers, middle aged and older folks and there was something for every single age group to do. The game room is awesome, the lake was fabulous, the pool and spa were wonderful. The owner was extremely easy to work with. Our group of ten looks forward to our next stay!
  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Renee. I look forward to seeing all of you again.
business
Lakefront, Pool-Heated Screened, Hot Tub, Log Home, & Rec House
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p100453
-352 317-7578
Gainesville North Central Florida
5

Great family retreat!

  • 5 of 5
We were in Gainesville for my son's wedding and needed a place where we could gather to visit with friends and relatives traveling in for the occasion. This place was perfect. The grandkids had a wonderful time splashing in the pool and playing in the game room. The house is exactly as described and well kept. The only problem was, we really didn't get to spend enough time there. We are from Alaska and so just sitting by the pool, listening to the sounds of nature was a real treat! I really would stay here again if ever given the opportunity. My kids and grandkids absolutely had a wonderful experience.
  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Thanks, Carol. Glad to hear your whole family enjoyed the stay. Hope to see you again. Rich
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Lakefront, Pool-Heated Screened, Hot Tub, Log Home, & Rec House
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p100453
-352 317-7578
Gainesville North Central Florida
Tampa
5

Great escape!

  • 5 of 5
What a great place for a family reunion! We could not have been happier. The owner was so patient with us, fair and accommodating! The home was comfortable and we all found our special spots right away. Kids went fishing, adults were poolside, some watched movies and we even had a few enjoying the front porch. Fantastic house and a great time for all! Thanks! Judy and Mike Servidio
  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Judy and Mike, and hope to see you again. Ricjh
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Outdoor lovers----come and enjoy. Bring your boat and dock it at our private dock. Fishing, water skiing, or just sit by the lake. Or---enjoy the heated, screened in pool and Hot Tub.

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Availability & Rates

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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$180
From
$200
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,050
$3,100
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $100
Tax Rate 11.0%
Notes When you rent the main property, the Rec House can be used for $10.00 per night.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Amenities

Gainesville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Filtered Water
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking On Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom - 2 double
    Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
    Ohter - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • 1 room with two double beds, 1 room with one king/queen and child beds, 1 childrens beds
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles
  • Binoculars
  • Boat ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 14 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting small game
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
1 Queen, 2 full, 2 twin trundle bed, 1 sleeper sofa. Tropical landscaping on 3 areas. Dock and 12' x 12' dining gazebo on lake, Gehnoe included in rental cost.
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