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CABIN ON WEEKI WACHEE RIVER (Not A Canal) Fenced Lot (50'x190')Canoe Included.

William Roberts

Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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CABIN ON WEEKI WACHEE RIVER (Not A Canal) Fenced Lot (50'x190')Canoe Included.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

Weeki Wachee Cabin Rental Photos and Description

2 Bedroom/1 Bath On The Weeki Wachee River Across From Weeki Wachee Preserv

WEEK-$550.00

MONTH -$1,800.00 (a month is 28 days).

All inside & out side doors are wheel chair accessible.

CANOE & 4 LIFE VEST INCLUDED

Lot size 50x190 feet and fenced for your security. Plenty of room off street parking.

TWO LARGE DOCKS FOR DOCKING BOATS & SUNNING

WASHER & DRYER ...........on property for your convenience.

THIS IS A NON SMOKING-NO PET CABIN -No Smoking in Cabin and No Pets in CABIN or on PROPERTY.

THANK YOU FOR UNDERSTANDING

Don’t let the exterior fool you! It is beautifully decorated with modern appliances throughout. Cabin is two bedrooms (sleeps six). One with queen size bed, one with twins and living room with queen sleeper. Bathroom with large full size soaking tub and shower. Fully equipped kitchen with flat top electric range, over range microwave, roomy refrigerator, ice maker, dishwasher, disposal, toaster, coffee maker, dishes and cooking utensils. Washer and dryer available on property. Relax on the (12x24 foot) river front porch. Outside fans & lights lighting up the porch and docks. Living room/kitchen feature cathedral ceilings. Ceiling fans in both bedrooms, living room and porch by river. Dinning room table seats six. Twin recliner, sleeper, 40' Flat Screen, Cable TV with Blu-ray DISC/ DVD player in the living room. Central air and heat through out the cabin. Cabin loaded with all modern day comforts. Wireless WiFi through out the house (bring all your gadgets). Bright House cable TV and FREE local/long distant phone service.

Canoe / life vests included.

Lot size is 50x190 feet. Plenty of off street parking for vehicles and boats. Property is completely fenced.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
William Roberts (Owner)
Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 4, 2015

About William Roberts

My wife Nancy and I, William, live in Polk City, Florida. Nancy is from New Jersey and I was born and raised in Fort Myers, Florida. We met at the First Baptist Church in West Hollywood, Florida.

I served four years in the Air Force. Nancy and I attended the Bible Baptist Seminary now known as Arlington Baptist College in Arlington, Texas. Here we studied for the ministry and I graduated in 1962.

We organized a church and Christian School in south Florida where we served for 14 years. From there we moved to Ocala, Florida and organized Abundant Funds, a fund raising company for private Christian Schools serving schools in 24 states. In 2008 Abundant Funds merged with another Christian Company and I went into 'semi' retirement. I still work with Christian Schools part time with a company founded by my youngest son

Dr.William Roberts

William Roberts purchased this cabin in 2005

Why William Roberts chose Weeki Wachee

Nancy and I wanted a place close by to get away from it all and a place where our four sons and their families could enjoy and relax with their families (sixteen grandchildren and one great). The river cabin is also a place we can invite friends on special occasions. We had a choice between the Gulf and the River. Nancy chose the river and it has proven to be an excellent choice.

Our cabin on the river offers scenery and relaxation. Unfortunately we are only using the cabin about 25% of the time. Our bills continue 100% of the time. We decided to place the cabin on the rental program and make it available to others.

Dr. William Roberts

What makes this cabin unique

The cabin is in a rustic setting on the river. This is total change of scenery and being on the water is super relaxing. Across the river from the cabin is the Weeki Wachee Perserve where we observe all types of wildlife and of course the river is full of many varieties of fish and manatees.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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Reviews

4.9
based on 12 traveler reviews

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CABIN ON WEEKI WACHEE RIVER (Not A Canal) Fenced Lot (50'x190')Canoe Included.
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 12 reviews
5

Best Vacation We Ever Had!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

My husband, children and I stayed at the river house for a long weekend. Within 5 minutes of being at the house I was in love with everything. The house was clean and offered every amenity you could want from a river house. My goal was to spend as much time outside with my kids as possible. We fished, we canoed, we swam, jumped off of trees and grill out in the back yard. When we woke up Sunday morning 3 manatees greeted us right off the dock. It was an amazing and breath taking experience. We have decided to make this an annual family tradition. We had the most amazing experience at the river house. We have recommended the experience to everyone we know.

  • Submitted: May 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Reviews like this makes it all worth while. Nancy and I pray that all the River Cabin guests have such a family experience as you have had. The River Cabin on the Weeki Wachee River is a place to withdraw from everyday life with the family and once again enjoy the family God has blessed us with. With all the new technology and other distractions, families need to have a time out from this "modern" world and enjoy each other and God's creation. We look forward to your return every year. God Bless, Nancy & William
5

Great stay

  • 5 of 5

My wife and the kids had a wonderful stay it was just to short. Would have loved to stay longer. I and the children enjoyed swimming and kayaking in the springs. We had many wildlife get up close and personal visits from many different birds. Recommend to anyone who enjoys the out doors. The Manatees swimming by and visiting was great. The cabin was great the inside was very nice and really kept everyone comfortable and together. Grill was great enjoyed most meals from it during our stay. We ate mainly on the porch outside which really made the stay even better. 4 teenagers all got up earlier then normal and went outside and we're not constantly attached to phones. That alone was amazing to see and was a welcome surprise to see them enjoy natural surroundings. Loved the stay and have recommended the place to others already. Hope to be back next year.

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Nancy and I really enjoyed your review of your stay at the River Cabin, especially concerning your teenagers and their cell phones. I am semi-retired but do Internet sales with Private/Christians schools setting up school SIS programs where parents have REAL TIME communications with their children's school. Modern technology brings some good but also brings some not so good into our lives. Modern technology has in many ways disrupted the family. Nancy & I are thrilled your stay at the River Cabin has resulted in family closeness. We look forward to your return to the Weeki Wachee River Cabin. William & Nancy Roberts
Crest Hill, IL
5

Northerner's Escape

  • 5 of 5

This place is a wonder! The rustic exterior belies the coziness and comfort within. My husband and I rented for the month of February, sharing the first week with my sister and brother-in-law. We are all retired. The two bedrooms afforded us privacy. The full bath accommodated all of us nicely. The kitchen was more than adequate for all our needs. We loved using the gas grill for most of our dinners. The roof over the porch shielded us from too much sun or the occasional rain. The docks offered perfect viewing of manatees and

other wildlife. Even on cold days, the view from inside, looking out the French doors, gave way to the peaceful scenery of the river and its environs. The availability of the washer and dryer right on the porch was indispensable. We were amazed at how clean, dry and cozy the cabin was. We had expected some mustiness or dampness, being on the river and in so

rustic an area, but we were cozy and warm, despite the almost record cold. The beds left a little to be desired in comfort, but that is the only small weakness we found in this idyllic setting.

An assortment of diverse restaurants are nearby, making dining out a real temptation. We enjoyed driving to Linda Pedersen Park, only a few miles away, to watch the manatees. We walked and watched there every day. Grocery shopping is also conveniently located only a few miles away.

The owners called to check on our arrival. They were easy to contact if there were any questions.

We loved this place and plan to return next year.

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: An awesome review. An amazingly adequate description of the Weeki Wachee River Cabin and location. We are thankful you enjoyed your stay. The fact you have already booked the River Cabin for February 2016 says it all. William & Nancy
Niagara Falls Canada
5

HOMEY RETREAT

  • 5 of 5

As promised, this river cabin has a rustic facade, which I found charming and appropriate for the natural setting. Meanwhile the interior has modern appliances. What I liked most about this rental was that it was on the river, making it exceedingly easy to launch my new inflatable kayak whenever I felt like getting out on the water. One day, I took the Kayak Shop shuttle, which dropped me and my kayak at the beginning of a three-hour downstream scenic kayak trip back to the shuttle agency, where I picked up my car. The cost was very reasonable.

The cabin's location was ideal for me: my brother's house was only 1.5 hours away, Tampa was about an hour, and Withlacoochee State Forest, where I hiked and camped with Panama City friends, was 40 minutes away.

The owners were very nice, and thought of my well-being. Without being intrusive, they contacted me to inquire if all was well. When I had trouble re-booking for next year because of a glitch in the reservation system, the owners quickly solved the problem.

I mostly made my own meals. Among the restaurants I did go to, I liked Magdalena's, which serves inexpensive German meals; and Bella Napoli, an Italian restaurant that has wonderful calamari.

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Helen for the great review. It was a delight having you in our River Cabin. We look forward to your return visit January, March 2016. The River Cabin location is unique. One feels they are in the wilderness yet in reality they are within 15 minutes of many fine restaurants, grocery stores, shopping and more. The Gulf beaches and several well maintained state parks are also close by. And being ON THE RIVER (not a canal) and relaxing on our LARGE DOCKS where you can dock your boat and fish is another advantage. Thank You Helen, William & Nancy
Vestal, NY, USA
5

River Cabin in Natural Setting

  • 5 of 5

This natural setting on bank of Weeki Wachee provides privacy and good views of nature including birds and occasional manatee. Interior is quite modern with all appliances one could ask for. There is plenty of yard space for parking. Canoe was used extensively for river exploration. Was down from NY with wife and 2 adult children for father's 90th birthday party - a good time was had by all.

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The natural setting of the River Cabin gives one the feeling of solitude. However, Less than fifteen minutes are restaurants, grocery stores and major shopping places. The location of the River Cabin is truly amazing. Glad you enjoyed the cabin as much as our family does. William & Nancy Roberts
5

Peaceful, Quiet and Delightful

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I really enjoyed our stay at this nicely remodeled cabin right on the Weeki Wachee River. We floated the river multiple times, relaxed in the nicely furnished cabin, and toured the surrounding area. Nearby attractions include the Mermaid Show at Weeki Wachee Springs State Park, Pine Island Beach, Homosassa Springs State Park, the Withlicoochee 46 mile paved bike trail, and several other parks and historic sites. The cabin is clean, nicely furnished, and very peaceful. There are nice newer appliances, beds, deck on the river and a canoe to borrow. The air conditioner worked great. We think it was one of the best retreats we have ever stayed in.

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is rewarding to know our guests appreciate and enjoy the River Cabin as much as our family does. The surrounding area and the spring fed Weeki Wachee River offers so many things to see and do. Our CLEAN COMFORTABLE cabin is a great place to relax at the end of a day filled with fun and adventure. Thanks For Being Our Guest, William & Nancy Roberts

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Nearest Airport
65 Miles
Tampa International Airport
Nearest Motorway
25 Miles
I-75
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Pine Island Beach

Our cabin is located directly on the crystal clear Weeki Wachee River at one of the widest parts of the river. It is across from the Weeki Wachee preserve where you will experience the wildlife and beauty of Florida’s Nature Coast. It’s Florida at its finest with our two new, gorgeous inviting docks (24x24 / 8x24) to view our animal neighbors: manatees, river otters, herons, ibis, and eagles frequent the river both at our docks and across the river on the Weeki Wachee Preserve. See the fish clear to the bottom and swim with the gentle manatees that make daily treks by our home. Only 20 minutes by boat to the Gulf of Mexico. Bring your boat, canoe, kayak or paddle board, or just rent them nearby. You may also want to visit the Weeki Wachee Springs State Waterpark with the world-famous LIVE MERMAID SHOW and Weeki Wachee Canoe rentals (15 minutes), the white sand beach at Pine Island on the Gulf (20 minutes), Rogers Park, 3 acre sandy beach on the Weeki Wachee has roped off swimming area, volley ball court, playground, boat ramp,and kayak ramp. (5 minutes). At the end of the day you can cook your own catch on the cabin gas grill and lounge on the two docks or dine at one of many great local restaurants. Within 20 minutes you can choose from two state parks equipped with pavilions, picnic benches, grills and fishing spots. Fishing boats for deep fishing in the Gulf are also available. Just an hour north of Tampa and St. Petersburg and minutes from Hernando Beach, restaurants, and shopping. Only two hours to Orlando theme parks (Sea World, Disney World, MGM & Universal Studios ). 30 minutes north to Homosassa Wildlife State Park or 20 minutes south to the BIRD SANCTUARY in Aripeka, Florida.

A lot to see and do in the area. ENJOY &RELAX.

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Rates & Availability

From $100 Per night

Weeki Wachee Cabin Rental Rates

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Additional information about rental rates

Exit Cleaning Fee $70
Tax Rate 11.0%
Notes DAMAGED POLICY REQUIRED IN LEIU OF DEPOSIT OR CREDIT CARD HOLD. Cost is only $45.00 & covers up to $3,000 in accidental damage.

January, February & March rent by month ONLY.
A month is 28 days
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Amenities

Weeki Wachee Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Bathroom has large full size soaking tub and shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Main Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Cabin is two bedrooms (sleeps six). One with queen size bed, one with twins and living room with queen sleeper. Ceiling fans in all bed rooms. Living room has a queen sleeper sofa.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
Notes:
Many Great Restaurants, major grocery stores and popular shopping within 15 minutes of Cabin. Gulf beaches 20 minutes from cabin. Designated swimming area on Weeki Wachee river with volley ball nets & boat ramp to dock water crafts 10 minutes from cabin. Several well maintained state parks close by. Some with fishing areas.

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