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Weeki Wachee Retreat, Just Blocks From Rodgers Park & 3 Miles To Pine Island

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Beautiful Stilt Home Close To River & Beaches

Beautifully furnished 1 bed 1 1/2 bath stilt home! Just bring tooth brush & clothes, this home has everything you will need for your next vacation. Home is located, just off the main weeki wachee river & a few miles from pine island. There are several boat ramps within a few blocks of cottage. Home backs up to chassahowitzka state forest and does have a creek that runs behind home. Enjoy the wildlife right from your own porch!

Home is newly furnished: w/ 1 king bed (cool gel memory foam bedding) bedroom

1 queen bed (pull down murphy) bedroom

1 queen bed (pull out sofa bed) main floor living room

Fully equipped kitchen

Family seating dining room set

Fireplace is wood burning

Jacuzzi garden soaking tub

4 rocking chairs on porch, picnic table

Grill (charcoal)

5-kayaks 1-paddle board & one canoe (for use)

**Must be able to transport Kayaks/Board/canoe to head of Spring! ($6.00 per kayak/board) to drop in.

Or local companies charge $20.00 for transport & drop.

Drive way has plenty of room for a boat & jet skis if you would like to bring your own!

Weeki wachee marina: boat rental daily/ half day rentals to enjoy a day on weeki wachee.

Most pristine spring in florida. See manatees in their natural habitat they call this home & so do the mermaids :)

Kayak rentals @ many local vendors that take you to head of the spring for a 5.5 amazing trip down the river. Self guided.

Hernando marina: 3 miles to s. Full/ half day pontoon boat rentals to enjoy a day on the gulf of mexico.

Great fishing & swimming

Jenkins Park- Just up the road on Shole line Rd. Has a great pier for fishing.

More Details

Owner
Dawn Hixon
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 26, 2017

Why Dawn Hixon chose Florida Central Gulf Coast

Our Family have been enjoying the Weeki Wachee River for many years. And looked forward to owning a place of our own that our family could enjoy for years to come! Our place to get a way, enjoy the water and family time. And leave all worries behind.

What makes this house unique

Privacy, but still close to it all! Newly furnished & every amenity you will need for a great vacation!

Amenities

Weeki Wachee House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower , Soaking jacuzzi tub
  • 1 full bath w/ soaking jacuzzi tub/ Walk in shower 1/2 bath on main level
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • 1 King 1 queen (Murphy) 1 Queen pull out sofa
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Games ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water tubing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(11 traveler reviews)

Weeki Wachee Retreat, Just Blocks From Rodgers Park & 3 Miles To Pine Island
average rating of 4.7272725 based on 11 reviews
5

perfect getaway

  • 5 of 5

such a quiet relaxing stay. everything was perfect. loved the updated cottage feel of the place. we couldn't have been happier. really appreciated how easy it was to be in touch with owner. next stay will be longer. thank you!

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great stay...with everything you might need already there!!

  • 4 of 5

The house was wonderful - plenty of room & close to activities. We wanted to be close to the kayak rentals & this was perfect. The Italian restaurant nearby was wonderful - I enjoyed the garlic knots both times we ate there!! If you're looking for a great rental property to use as "home base" I highly recommend this one!!

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Quiet peaceful property in a location full of nature.

  • 4 of 5

The property was very quiet and clean. The beds were very comfortable. I wish it had been closer to the river, but I liked it well enough that I extended my stay. I don't ever remember sleeping that well... 12+ hours every day....

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Quiet and Comfortable

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for allowing us to stay at your property. Everything we needed was there and the king size bed was so comfortable!

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Very Quiet

  • 5 of 5

Had a great time at Weeki Wachee Retreat. Very clean. Comfortable bed and nice bedding. Well supplied with everything we needed. The neighborhood seemed a little sketchy but everyone was very nice and friendly.

We used the owners very nice kayaks. The best part of our trip was the backyard and all the wildlife - birds,

turtles, deer, squirrels and even an alligator. (we named him Willie) The owner was very nice to work with. Quick responsesto my questions and returned my deposit the same day I moved out. Would recommend this rental.

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Memorable experience at Weeki Wachee Retreat

  • 5 of 5

Really impressed with the accomodations both inside and out. Clean and well maintained. Location was okay. Very quite area and we felt safe with our surroundings. Really enjoyed our month stay. Would most definitely consider staying again if my wife and I vacation in Weeki Wachee again.

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are happy you enjoyed your stay. We hope to have you back in the years to come. Thank you for choosing Weeki Waxhre Retreat. Thank you, Dawn
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Map

Nearest Airport
43 Miles
Tampa International
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Upper Deck
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
US 19
Nearest Restaurant
Several within 1 Mile, Italian within walking
Nearest Beach
4.4 Miles
Pine Island
Car: recommended

Weeki wachee state park 4.4 miles to the east.

Paddling adventures 4.4 miles to the east.

Rogers park 3/4 mile to the south.

Pine island 4.4 miles to the w

Homosassa springs 24 miles to the n

Honeymoon island 43 miles to the s

Clearwater beach 49 miles to the s

Tarpon springs sponge docks 32 miles to the s

Malls and shopping on us 19 going s @ cortez, 4 miles to the e

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Rates & Availability

Weeki Wachee House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Spring
Apr 1 2017 - Jun 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
$130
$700
$2,200
 
 
Summer
Jun 2 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$125
$650
$2,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$150
$900
$2,800
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $150
Cleaning Fee $100
Property Damage Protection $79

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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