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FREE POOL HEATING(solar+heat pump),large pool & pooldeck with Weber bbq on site

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

4 bedroom villa - 1576 Sq ft, sleeps 8. FREE POOL HEATING!

RATES:

Rental rate includes electricity, water, gas, phone, internet so... no (surprises at the end of your stay.

POOL HEATING IS ALSO INCLUDED (saving in comparison to the average charge: $175/week).

GRIL: there is a 4-burner gas gril on site and available to our guests. Our property manager charges a rental fee of $50 per stay plus 11% tax. This fees covers gas and cleaning.

The villa sleeps max. 8 people.

EARLY BOOKING DISCOUNT(not valid on monthly rates): 10%. See rates published in our rates section. To be booked at least 6 months in advance.

LAST MINUTE RATES: on some occasions we apply last minute rates. If applicable, dates and rates will be published in our rates section.

MONTHLY RENTALS: rates published in the rates section.

POOL:

There is a large swimming pool and pool dek with dining table, chairs and sun loungers.

IN JAN 2013 WE INSTALLED A STATE-OF-THE-ART SOLAR POOL HEATING SYSTEM ENABLING US TO OFFER COMPLIMENTARY POOL HEATING TO OUR GUESTS. A heat pump supplements the solar system in the rare occasions where this should be necessary (we do not charge you for this extra service).

PETS:

We accept smaller pets at a non-refundable fee of $100.00 plus tax.

Please mention breed and weight with your request.

DEPOSIT:

We ask for a down payment of 15% with a minimum of $150 in order to make the booking and the balance to be paid 30 days before arrival.

For monthly rates the down payment is $500 and the balance to be paid 60 days before arrival.

LOCATION:

The villa is located in a very quiet neighborhood on a large plot (0.45 acres), 3 miles from Inverness and across the road from the Lakeside Golf club. Food stores are nearby.

FACILITIES:

The villa is fully equiped: cooking stove, oven, BBQ, microwave, dish washer, bed linen and towels, iron board...

BBQ

A Weber gas bbq is on site and can be used upon request at a fee of $50 plus tax. This includes: use of the bbq during your entire stay, gas and end-cleaning

Large flat-screen tv in the living room as well as in the master bedroom and queen bedroom, all with digital 100+ channels. Radio & cd player, dvd player, wireless internet and free phone calls within the continental USA.

BEACHES:

There is a very nice beach at Pine Island(40 miles) or you can drive to the well known beaches of Clearwater and Honeymoon Island(70 miles).

Tampa bay with its miles of beaches, Tampa bay bridge, and Fort De Soto state park.

OTHER THINGS TO DO AND SEE:

In Inverness: golf, biking, fishing, bowling, Fort Cooper State Park and much much more....

Visit the state parks close to Inverness:

Homosassa Springs & the gulf of Mexico(20 miles): pontoon boat rental, manatees guaranteed!

Horseback riding in Ocala forest

Crystal River: fishing, boating, manatees.

Theme parks in Orlando: Disney World, Sea World, Universal studios(75 min. drive).

Kennedy Space center at Cape Canaveral (90 min. drive)

More Details

Owner
Georges Desseyn
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french, german, dutch
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 26, 2017

About Georges Desseyn

We fell in love with Florida since our first visit in 1987 and returned every year since then. In 2008 we finaly decided to buy a home in Inverness and make it our place to relax.

Georges Desseyn purchased this villa in 2008

Why Georges Desseyn chose North Central Florida

Inverness is a very nice little town in central Florida amidst beautiful nature. You don't have the hustle and bustle of the big cities and tourist centers but it is yet only an hours drive from the theme parks in Orlando or the beautifull beaches at the gulf of Mexico. There are numerous golf courses in and around Inverness, a bike trail, fantastic fishing...

What makes this villa unique

In Jan 2013 we installed a state-of-the-art solar pool heating system enabling us to offer complimentary pool heating to our guests. This represents a saving of $25 per day compared to the average charge. A heat pump supplements the solar system in the rare occasions where this should be necessary(we do not charge you for this extra service).

Amenities

Inverness Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front
  • Lakefront
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Walk-in shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Access to pool
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , shared bathroom with bedrooms 2 & 4
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , shared bathroom with bedrooms 2 & 3
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Digital tv, en-suite bathroom, access to pool
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Digital tv, shared bathroom with bedrooms 3 & 4
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2) 2 bedrooms, each with 2 single beds
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • library
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(38 traveler reviews)

FREE POOL HEATING(solar+heat pump),large pool & pooldeck with Weber bbq on site
average rating of 4.7894735 based on 38 reviews
5

Nice house

  • 5 of 5

Georges you are a good host and helpful the House have all you need

Can wait to comeback

Best

Rene

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Traverse City MI
5

It's gorgeous!

  • 5 of 5

Lovely home, well equipped. Everything worked. We would return. The proximity to the bike trail is wonderful; only 2 blocks away. We didn't use the pool much, but it was nice to have it. Beds are excellent. Very clean. Nice dishes and silverware, plus lots of good cookware. We paddled 6 different rivers while we stayed there: Chassahowitzka, South Withlacoochee, Weeki Wachee (a bit too crowded for our tastes), Juniper Springs (go on a weekday to avoid crowds), Rainbow and Ocklawaha. Also biked the trail several different days. As for the house, we loved it!

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location for biking the Withlacoochee Trail

  • 5 of 5

The house and pool are lovely, the kitchen is well supplied and it is just minutes from all shopping in Inverness. We really enjoyed the easy access (1/3 mile & no crossing of Rt 41) to biking on the Withlacoochee Trail. Crystal River, Dunnellon and the Villages offer many options for other activities, such as kayaking, shopping or movies.

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Very nice.

  • 4 of 5

Very well laid out. Nice neighborhood. Everything is there for what I needed. It is in a good location and I will come back next year

  • Submitted: Dec 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Naperville, IL
5

Nice property backed up by a great property management team.

  • 5 of 5

The property was clean, well maintained and clean. We had one issue that was not the fault of the owner or condition of the property. We smelled natural gas coming from the gas meter on the outide of the house. After contacting the property manager, he took complete ownership of the problem and worked with the natural gas company to get the gas turned off and the leak repaired immediately. Very professional property management company.

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
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Talbott, TN
5

A wonderful home!

  • 5 of 5

This is a great house in a nice, quiet neighborhood. The pool was beautiful and we really enjoyed the surrounding patio that had plenty of seating and tables. The kitchen had all the conveniences and the bathrooms, especially the master bath, were very nice. The living room furniture was very comfortable. We all felt the beds were kind of hard, but that's probably just personal preference. The house was clean and inviting. The owner and the property manager are very nice and easy to communicate with. We stayed in Inverness to visit family, and I hope to book this house again for future visits. Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Nov 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
68 Miles
Tampa
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Lakeside Golf & Country Club
Nearest Motorway
20 Miles
I 75
Nearest Beach
40 Miles
Pine Island Beach
Car: necessary

Inverness is about beautful nature and relaxing. It is surrounded by lakes famous for its fishing and boating, the closest one being a 2 minutes drive from the villa where boat rental is available.

Look at the crane birds visiting our yard.

Have a ride on the Whitlacouchee bike path, probably Florida's best bike trail. The stretch from to villa to downtown Inverness is wonderfull, passing along lakes and parks (Liberty Park, Wallace Brooks Park). Bike rental available through my property manager.

Drive to Homosassa springs and have a drink at The Shed: beautiful view of the Homossasa rivier with Pelicans, dolfins... There is a band playing on weekends.

Eat seafood in one of the restaurants in Homosassa Springs. The Freezer is known for it's hughe portions of steamed shrimps.

Rent a pontoon boat and spend a day on the Homosassa rivier and the Golf of Mexico.

Want to visit the theme parks: Inverness is only a 75 minutes drive from Orlando (Disney, Universal...) or Tampa (Bush Gardens)

Spend a day at Pine Island beach which is kids friendly and has a tiki bar.

Want the authentic beach life? Head for clearwater beach: wilde long beaches, rentals, shops and restaurants.

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Rates & Availability

Inverness Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Low season 2017 - last minute
May 20 2017 - Jun 6 2017
3 night minimum stay
$106
$742
$2,560
 
 
Low season 2017
Jun 7 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$118
$826
$2,560
 
 
Mid season 2017
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 24 2017
3 night minimum stay
$128
$896
$2,670
 
 
Mid season 2017-early bird
Oct 25 2017 - Dec 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$115
$805
$2,670
 
 
High season Mar2018-early bird
Mar 1 2018 - Mar 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
$147
$1,029
$3,100
 
 
High season Apr2018-early bird
Apr 1 2018 - Apr 30 2018
3 night minimum stay
$147
$1,029
$3,100
 
 
Low season 2018 - early bird
May 1 2018 - Sep 30 2018
4 night minimum stay
$109
$763
$2,560
 
 
Mid season 2018 - early bird
Oct 1 2018 - Dec 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
$118
$826
$2,670
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$118
$826
$2,560
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $9 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $80 + Tax
Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

IMPORTANT NOTICE: As of Feb16 the HomeAway websites (HomeAway, VRBO, VacationRentals.com...) are charging a fee for all bookings with HomeAway Payments It is important to mention that this fee is collected by HomeAway, home owners do not receive this fee.

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT(6 mths in advance, not valid on monthly rates):10%, Early Bird rates are published in our rates section.
LAST MINUTE DISCOUNT(not valid on monthly rates): last minute rates and dates are published in our rates section.
Tax:11%, Cleaning:$80
Deposit: 15% with a minimum of $150, balance:30 days before arrival

MONTHLY RATES: rates published are for 30 nights. Additional nights will be prorated.
Deposit for long-term stays (as of 30 days): $500, balance: 60 days before arrival

No security deposit with credit card upon arrival otherwise damage hold of $250.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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