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EXPERIENCE 'OLD FLORIDA' FROM A CHARMING WATERFRONT COTTAGE

Dale Anglin

Advertiser since: 2010
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Speaks: english
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 nights

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Dale Anglin

Advertiser since: 2010
Speaks: english
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Within a few days
Response rate:
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Calendar last updated:
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EXPERIENCE 'OLD FLORIDA' FROM A CHARMING WATERFRONT COTTAGE

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

Weeki Wachee Cottage Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths (Sleeps up to 6 people)

Experience ''old Florida'' and enjoy the quiet, laid-back lifestyle of the ''Nature Coast'' from this fully furnished, well maintained, two story cottage. The large tree shaded yard offers plenty of privacy with great opportunities for viewing an abundance of wildlife, including seasonal manatee, numerous shore birds, water fowl, birds of prey, and otters. Launch the two kayaks, and/or the canoe provided, and enjoy the paddle while you acquaint yourself with the scenic waterways that extend from the brackish water of the ''Mud River'', to the clear springs of the famous Weeki Wachee River, and the saltier waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Favorite places for sunset are at Bayport Pier and Pine Island Beach, both of which are about three miles from this awesome property.

Numerous recreational opportunities and wildlife experiences can be enjoyed from this area, including world class tarpon fishing in May and June, and scalloping in July and August.

There are several county parks in the area, including Bayport Pier with boat ramps and picnic facilities, Pine Island beach park, and Roger's Park on the cool, clear waters of the Weeki Wachee River. Florida's historic Weeki Wachee Springs Mermiad attraction, and Buccaneer Bay water park and canoe and kayak outpost are about four miles east, on Highway 19.

You need not venture far from this wilderness area to find quality restaurants, shopping, and medical facilities. The Tampa International Airport is only 57 miles southeast of this unique hideaway via the Suncoast Parkway (aka SR 589), and Walt Disney World is approx. 90 miles east, via SR 50.

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Dale Anglin (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2010
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
December 8, 2014

Why Dale Anglin chose Weeki Wachee

I love the west coast of Florida, especially those areas that remind me of 'old style Florida' from my youth. I was lucky to find this unique property on Hernando county's 'Nature Coast'. To me, it's the perfect property for rest and relaxation, but it also offers a wide variety of recreational opportunities and wildlife experiences, some of which can't be found in most other counties in Florida. Scalloping is one of those favorite summer activities of mine that I am able to enjoy from this cottage during July and August, and Hernando county is one of the few Florida counties with an open scallop season.

What makes this cottage unique

Opportunities for kayaking and canoe adventures are available from this waterfront property located on a brackish water canal with quick access to the Weeki Wachee River and the Gulf of Mexico. About three miles west of this property at Bayport Pier is a nice county park with boat ramps, picnic facilities and a boardwalk. Charter fishing and boat rentals are available nearby, and there are a variety of public boat ramps and waterfront parks in the area that offer pier and shore fishing. Nearby Bayport Pier and Pine Island Beach are favorite spots for sunsets and picnics. 'Roger's Park' on the Weeki Wachee River is another popular county park with sandy banks and a public swimming area for those who prefer fresh spring water.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 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:
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Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

4.9
based on 15 traveler reviews

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Experience 'Old Florida' from a Charming Waterfront Cottage
average rating of 4.9333334 based on 15 reviews
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Experience 'Old Florida' from a Charming Waterfront Cottage
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p399834
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Weeki Wachee Florida Central Gulf Coast
Orchard Park
5

Peaceful and Secluded

  • 5 of 5
We found the house clean, and very well stocked. We enjoyed the kayaks for morning rides- from "The Mudhole" to the mouth of the spring, then found a hidden fast moving creek which made for exciting exploring. The porch, with the swing and table made for great memories and meals together. Two bathrooms worked well for the 5 girls on the trip. The location was close to Weeki Wachee and Pine Island Park, close to grocery, restaurants, and other attractions. Thank you, and much appreciated. If we are back in the area, we would stay here again.
  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Experience 'Old Florida' from a Charming Waterfront Cottage
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p399834
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Weeki Wachee Florida Central Gulf Coast
Brooklyn, NY
5

Excellent location.

  • 5 of 5
Our group had an amazing time staying at this house. The location could not be better. Very private property, with plenty of space outdoor, nice screened in porch with lots of seating and a swing, and access to the river right off the property. Close to shopping, state parks, and the beach at Pine island.
It's not a huge house, but there's enough room and we had no problem with a group of 6 adults. The house is clean and well maintained. It's also well air -conditioned, so it was always nice coming back inside after a hot day out in the sun.
We were able to fish right off the property and caught a barracuda and bass, we also put to use a crab trap available at the house and had a crab dinner one of the nights.
Kayaking up and down the river was one of our favorite activities. The area is great for bird watching, manatee, and other wild life. We saw manatees on several occasions while kayaking on the river, and once a manatee came right to the dock by the house, very exciting.
We spent a lot of time just lounging outside and sunbathing, there are two swings and several chairs set-up on the front yard, you can get out and sit in the sun or set-up yourself in the shade of the trees and enjoy the cool breeze.
With shopping and restaurants only 4-5 miles away, it's an ideal location to get away from it all and yet be relatively close to everything civilization has to offer.
Working with Dale was easy and pleasant. He was there to greet us when we arrived, showed us around the property, and explained how we can get in touch with him if something comes up.
This is not the cheapest property in the area but all the amenities make it totally worth every penny. We would recommend this rental if you looking for privacy, get away from it all, nature watching, fishing.
Thank you Dale for everything. We are looking forward to coming back.
  • Submitted: May 30, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Weeki Wachee Florida Central Gulf Coast
Central WI
5

Perfect in every way... Period

  • 5 of 5
Loved it. Pictures and any detailed review I could possibly write wouldn't explain it. You need to just come down and see for yourself.
You will not be disappointed!
  • Submitted: May 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Experience 'Old Florida' from a Charming Waterfront Cottage
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Weeki Wachee Florida Central Gulf Coast
Fla
4

Great getaway

  • 4 of 5
All was awesome. Only wish the indoor fireplace was functional. Kayaked with manatees was incredible! Would definitely return.
  • Submitted: Dec 10, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Experience 'Old Florida' from a Charming Waterfront Cottage
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Weeki Wachee Florida Central Gulf Coast
Florida
5

Amazing Rental!

  • 5 of 5
The "Mud Hole" was amazing! We had a wonderful time. Being right on the water made the view beautiful at all times and going out on the kayaks was a lot of fun. The rental was very clean and was stocked with anything and everything you could think of to make our stay care free. The property is also close enough to town to get anything you need but far enough away to feel private and secluded. The owners were wonderful and very easy to deal with. We can't wait to go back!
  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Experience 'Old Florida' from a Charming Waterfront Cottage
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p399834
+1 -352 238-0138
Weeki Wachee Florida Central Gulf Coast
5

A little piece of heaven

  • 5 of 5
What can I say, this was the most amazing place ever. I am so sorry we only had 6 days here, as I could have spent 6 months here. It is so private, and yet close to restaurants and shops. The river is amazing, we saw plenty of Manatee, and even saw a mammy and baby. The interior of the house is so quaint and comfortable, even nicer than the photos show. The sunsets in Pine Island is something that my husband, two kids and I will remember forever. Just breath taking. We have been to Florida many times, but never to anywhere as beautiful as this. We would really love to come back some time. Thank you so much for giving us the opportunity to sample this wonderful vacation rental.
Maxine, Barry, Shane (16) and Aisling (13) from Ireland :)
  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway

Map

Nearest Airport
47 Miles
Tampa International is closest major airport.
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Bayport Inn
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Miles
Highway 550 (aka Cortez Blvd.)
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Bayport Inn
Nearest Beach
4 Miles
Pine Island (small, shallow beach)

This cottage is located in a quiet, rural, coastal community on the west coast of central Florida in an area known as the 'Nature Coast'. Wildlife and recreational opportunities are abundant. Enjoy day trips to a large variety of tourist attractions, including: Disney World, Epcot, Sea World, Leggo Land, Universal Studios, Busch Gardens, The Florida Aquarium, and numerous others. Travel a few miles north and enjoy the Florida Birding Trail in Crystal River. Swim with the manatees there too. A variety of county boat ramps provide boat launch options, and boat rentals are available within a short distance of the cottage. Shore fishing is permissable at multiple coastal parks in the area, and there are options for charter fishing offshore, and guided flats fishing.

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Rates & Availability

From $150 Per night

Weeki Wachee Cottage Rental Rates

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Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 9.5%
Notes NO PETS ARE PERMITTED. This property is suitable for up to four adults and two children due to sleeping arrangements. All reservations require rental agreement be completed and returned along with a copy of the responsible party's driver's license. A 50% deposit is required for short-term rentals. Other deposit arrangements may be made for longer term seasonal rentals.
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Amenities

Weeki Wachee Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Full 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Full 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Second bathroom is in master bedroom area. Both bathrooms with tub/shower combo are downstairs.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 child bed , Twin Trundle Bed
  • Master bedroom and bath are on first floor and includes a queen size bed and walk-in closet. Second and third bedrooms are on second floor. The third bedroom is more suitable for children since it has a twin trundle bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Other Activities: About 4.5 miles to the famous Weeki Wachee Springs Mermaid Attraction and Buccanneer Bay Water Park on the incredibly scenic Weeki Wachee River, a favorite area for kayakers and canoe enthusiasts, 25 miles to Homosassa Springs State Wildlife Park, 24 miles to World Woods Golf Club, 33 miles to Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks & Aquarium, approx. 45 miles to Honey Moon Island State Park and Caladesi Island, 54 miles approx. to Lowry Park Zoo & the FL Aquarium & Busch Gardens, 90 miles to Walt Disney World, several restaurants and lounges in the area. multiple waterfront parks nearby, world class tarpon fishing in May and June, scalloping in July and August

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