BEAUTIFUL WATERFRONT VIEW, WATCH MANATEE'S FROM YOUR BACKYARD.

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Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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BEAUTIFUL WATERFRONT VIEW, WATCH MANATEE'S FROM YOUR BACKYARD.

Crystal River House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-10)

Relax and enjoy the beautiful waterfront view from the screened back porch, with manatees, porpoises, and otters as you enjoy your morning coffee. Then step from the backyard into your boat and enjoy the beautiful freshwater springs of Crystal River or take the five minute run to the Gulf for some offshore fishing. Property has private boat ramp and dock equipped with plenty of dock space, electric, fish cleaning station, and accessible water. When your finished cleaning fish take a dip in the deep water canal, or swing off the rope swing.

Recently renovated contemporary home is very open and spacious. Sliding glass doors encompass the entire backside of house facing water. Oversize family room with four sofas and Dish television including HBO channels lets everyone gather around and visit in the evenings. Large master bedroom with bath has king size bed and television/VCR. Second bedroom has Queen size bed with television. Third bedroom has daybed with trundle bed to sleep 2, and plenty of room for air mattresses which are provided. Second full bath located between bedrooms. Over 400' of seawall assures you plenty of room outside. Lots of parking, room for RV. Kids and pets welcome. Canoe onsite for your pleasure.

Keywords: Deep water canal, rental, fishing, vacation, luxury, spacious, weekly, long term, Crystal River, boat, boating, manatees, scallops, marine life, diving, snorkel, fresh water springs, boat dock, boat lift, private boat ramp, Progress Energy Power Plant.

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Suitability:
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Owner
Advertiser since 2011
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Speaks english

About The Owner

Owners of home love the outdoors. Fishing, swimming, diving, snorkeling, boating, and spending time with family and friends. We love this location and spending time here whenever we have the opportunity.,

What makes this house unique

RELAXATION, wildlife viewing, great fishing, two minutes to mall with multi cinema theater. Local restaurants with dining on the water. Live bands on weekends. Five minutes to local airport.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Pay with confidence
Pay with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

Reviews

4.9
based on 15 traveler reviews

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Beautiful Waterfront View, Watch Manatee's from Your Backyard.
average rating of 4.866667 based on 15 reviews
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Beautiful Waterfront View, Watch Manatee's from Your Backyard.
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Crystal River Florida Central Gulf Coast
Memphis, TN
5

Beautiful!!

  • 5 of 5
What a beautiful house. We had such a great time! Every morning and evening were spent on the screen porch enjoying the solitude. The dolphins and manatees playing in the canal in the backyard were a plus. I will definitely be back!! This is a great house in the prettiest area of Florida!!
  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Beautiful Waterfront View, Watch Manatee's from Your Backyard.
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Crystal River Florida Central Gulf Coast
5

Wonderful Stay

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I were happy to spend a week here with our dog and a weekend visit from a 7 and 12 year old and their parents. The cottage was perfect for all of us. Plenty of seating for everyone. The kids couldn't get enough of the canal and crabbing, fishing, canoeing and manatee watching. I liked that it is one level, car can park close to the house for easy unloading. It was beautiful sitting on the screened porch, often seeing manatees and large birds. We took advantage of nearby springs for snorkeling and great seafood restaurants.
  • Submitted: May 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
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Beautiful Waterfront View, Watch Manatee's from Your Backyard.
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Crystal River Florida Central Gulf Coast
4

Perfect for water lovers

  • 4 of 5
We had 4 Adults staying for the week of 3/8/14 - 3/15/14. We really enjoyed our time there! We loved having our own boat ramp (we are kayakers and having our own boat ramp made it so easy to go in and out whenever we wanted to). We also loved the beautiful view and the fact that you could see it from inside the house even if the weather was cool or raining. You could sit on the couch and look out at the great view. We saw several manatees and at least one dolphin right in front of the house. The neighbors were friendly as was everyone going up and down the canal in their boats. This is our second year to vacation in Crystal River and this house with the boat ramp and great view was perfect. We kayaked on Crystal River, and down to Three Sisters, on Weeki Watchi River (beautiful crystal clear water and manatees), and on Rainbow River (beautiful crystal clear water but alas, no manatees there). The owners were great to work with - no problems at all! The house was exactly as described in the listing and photos. Recommend both Dan's Clam Stand (it's actually a restaurant not just a stand) and Cracker's for seafood. Michael Anthony's pizza was also good (that's my son's name so of course we had to try it). Perfect vacation for kayakers!
  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+
Owner's Response: We love it when our guests enjoy Crystal River as much as we do. Look forward to your return.
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Beautiful Waterfront View, Watch Manatee's from Your Backyard.
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Crystal River Florida Central Gulf Coast
PC FLORIDA
5

Warm Greeting

  • 5 of 5
Lovely home with great view. Can watch the boats pass by your front window. Neighbors stopped by to say welcome and if we needed anything to call on them. Had a slight problem in one of the bathrooms and Tony came that afternoon to fix the issue. Home was equipped with basic necessities which saves on the expense of having to buy travel bottles if you do not have them.

The Manatee Festival was nice. We swam with the manatees while traveling on the BIRDS UNDERWATER BOAT. It is just down the road from Tony and Dawns place
  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+
Owner's Response: Sounds like you had a great visit, hope you get to make it back one day. Thank you for the great suggestions to improve our home for future guest(s) stays.
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Beautiful Waterfront View, Watch Manatee's from Your Backyard.
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Crystal River Florida Central Gulf Coast
Miami
5

All Good

  • 5 of 5
Great place to spend time and check out Crystal River. Boat Dock and Ramp onsite were a big plus for me. No issues - all good
  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Waterfront View, Watch Manatee's from Your Backyard.
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Crystal River Florida Central Gulf Coast
Merritt Island
5

September Scalloping

  • 5 of 5
We had a great stay in this beautiful Crystal River home. Our family typically does a week scalloping trip to the Keaton Beach area, but opted to try a new location this year (and glad we did). The home was well maintained and clean with all the necessary amenities (plenty of towels and bed linens to handle our gang of 7 people). The home is in a nice quite relaxing neighborhood. The location on the canal was just a few hundred yards from the main river so access was quick and easy.

Being unfamiliar with the area we asked the owner (Tony) for a general area to start looking for scallops which he gladly provided. The scalloping was excellent, we got our limit every day usually in less than an hour. Spent the rest of the time scouting around the area for fishing spots with some success finding small rock piles with mangrove snapper (plan on building on this next year and possibly hiring a guide for a day). Also, we would travel up the river to the springs to jump in and cool off after scalloping/fishing.

Everyone had a great time and is looking forward to doing it again.
  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Glad your family enjoyed your time in Crystal River. Let us know if we can help you with your plans for next year.
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
80 Miles
Tampa International Airport
Car: necessary

Explore Indian burial grounds and state park next door, swim with the manatees, dive/snorkel the crystal clear springs or spear fishing offshore, fish from your own seawall.

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Crystal River House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Peak Season
Jan 6 2014 - Sep 30 2014
7 night minimum stay
$1,250
$3,000
 
 
Off Season
Oct 1 2014 - Dec 31 2014
7 night minimum stay
$1,000
$2,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $49
Refundable damage deposit $100
Cleaning Fee $125 + Tax
Tax Rate 9.0%
Notes Holidays and Scallop season rates will vary.

Property Damage Protection Fee $49-$89 based on length of stay.

Will consider less than 7 night minimum stay for last minute booking.

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Amenities

Amenities

Crystal River House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Telephone ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Heating
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
Kitchen:
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Located in Master Bedroom
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - Twin bed with trundle, converts to king if needed
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen size sofa bed.
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Day bed with trundle bed (1 or 2), Sofa bed located in living room (1)
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Games ...
  • Books ...
  • Toys ...
  • DVD Player
  • VCR
  • CD Player
  • Stereo
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • cinemas
  • churches
  • marina
  • health/beauty spa
Leisure Activities:
  • horseshoes
  • boating
  • wildlife viewing
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • antiquing
  • shopping
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
Local Services & Businesses:
  • massage therapist
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • snorkeling/diving
  • water skiing
  • deepsea fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • water tubing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • kayaking
  • cycling
  • golf
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • swimming
Notes:
answer machine with fax, frozen margarita maker, boat dock, boat lift, private boat ramp, fish cleaning station, electric and water at dock, rope swing over water, canoe,
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