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RIVER FRONT Home, WEEKI, Manatees, Otters, Fish And An Occasional Porpoise

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

You Can't Beat River Front, It is Magical

Very nice, 3 bedroom (upstairs), 1 and 1/2 bath, home right on the river.

Huge screened porch just steps from jumping in or launching.

50" LED tv with full fastest available internet, and a land line phone (cell service is spotty)

Home is in very nice condition and will be exceptionally clean for your visit. Double fish cleaning sink for your catch. Two new wooded decks right on the river.

We provide everything except-food,, and beverage of your choice.

Currently there are four kayaks included, and you can rent any water craft nearby.

We are near the takeout at Roger's Park (upstream, this is very important) and there is a huge nature preserve across the river (no homes). You can paddle upstream or boat downstream to the Gulf (in about 15 minutes)

Both wood decks are able to accommodate boats and the water is deep enough for boats and swimming.

Relax on the huge screened porch or the river decks and watch the manatees, otters, fish, and boaters come by.

We may consider some pets, especially if they are kept on the 1st floor (it has all laminate flooring) No promises, but you can inquire.

Home easily can sleep six, and we don't mind 8 if the kids want to sleep on the couches, or the screened porch (my favorite)

Come and enjoy the river !!

FYI - This home is not a party house. Neither the Owners or the Neighbors will allow excessive visitors or noisy partying.

More Details

John Nock
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 14, 2017

About John Nock

We are a St Augustine family that fell in love with this area. The home right on a spring run is a life time fantasy, and now its real. General Contractors, Cabinet Company, and Real Estate rentals is our background. Special interests include Stand up Paddleboards, mountain biking, road biking, snorkeling, and boat building.

John Nock purchased this house in 2015

Why John Nock chose Florida Central Gulf Coast

How can you describe "Riverfront" ? There is no substitute. That early morning plunge to the afternoon cocktails teasing the passing boaters.

Or lower you boat into the water and go see a Gulf sunset.


What makes this house unique


Gulf Access

Quiet Dead End Street

Beautiful, Clean Home

Ample parking


Spring Hill House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
Weeki Watchee State Park about 8 miles Crystal River about 30 miles Rainbow River about 40 miles Gulf of Mexico about 6 miles-downstream


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RIVER FRONT Home, WEEKI, Manatees, Otters, Fish And An Occasional Porpoise
average rating of 4.9666667 based on 60 reviews
Orwigsburg, PA

Absolutely Wonderful Week on the River!

  • 5 of 5

We had a really great time at your home!!! The house was very clean when we arrived and it accommodated all of us perfectly. Bedrooms were all nice sizes with king beds and 2 even had great views of the river. We could have literally spent the whole week just being outside on the river. The kids loved the rope swing, swimming, fishing right off the deck and kayaks (and so did the adults)!!! Having access to 4 kayaks was really a plus - we used them everyday. We enjoyed seeing manatees swim up the river every day we were there. We were so lucky to see a manatee with her twins and another manatee with a baby along with many others. We only had one day that unfortunately it torrential down poured the whole day so we all just relaxed on the screened in porch and in the house. We took side trips to Weeki Wachee State Park to see the Mermaids, Pine Island Beach, Homosassa Wildlife Park, Tarpon Springs and even went on a 4 hour fishing trip out of Tarpon Springs. We came home with tons of fish (different types of grouper and gray snapper) and had an awesome meal! Highly recommend Bottoms Up Fishing Excursions, Tarpon Springs (727)644-7995 Captain Carlos and his son Nick were great! We tried many restaurants nearby too! BeckyJack's Food Shack was great , The Bayport Inn, The Cove in Hernando Beach very good and Brian's Place. We hope to come back again in the future for another enjoyable and very relaxing vacation! Thanks Again for letting us rent your house for the week! Everyone loved it!!! We didn't want to leave!!!

The Reichert and Saylor Families

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: That's great. You most of our favorites. We are glad that your visit was memorable. John and Kitte Nock
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St Petersburg, FL

Heaven on earth

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely love staying at this property. Perfect location on the river with perfect amenities. Have stayed multiple times!!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, please come again.
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Amazing Stay

  • 5 of 5

what a great place to stay for an all girls weekend. My daughter and I and her

best friends stayed and had an amazing time. The girls had such an awesome time

I am already booking our trip for next summer.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very happy that you enjoyed your visit. Thanks, John and KT
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Ringoes, NJ

Amazing home & water

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home on a Crystal clear river. I was up and down the river and I think this home has the best swimming spot. We seen numerous Manatees everyday, a couple of dolphin and a Mallard duck family who lived nearby. New appliances and a beatifully decorated home made for an enjoyable stay. We had family a street down with a pool and the pool was barely used. Everyone wanted to swim in the river. The rope swing was a huge hit with the kids, and those who wanted to act like one. Friendly neighbors who were understanding of the loud kids playing on the rope swing. Thank you John for allowing us to stay in your beautiful home.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks It's a great location
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Bradenton, FL 34212

Can't wait to do it again!

  • 5 of 5

House was nice and the location was awesome! Didn't want to leave this house! Rope swing was right off the dock and the water was crystal clear. The kids even caught a few small fish off of the dock. We will definitely be booking again.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great vacation home for families of all ages

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time staying at this house. The location is amazing and the house comes with all the amenities needed to have a good time. There is plenty of room and very comfortable. Enjoyed the kayaking and boating right out side the back. Thanks for an amazing time. Hope to be back soon!

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit
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Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
All over
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Commercial Way
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Car: necessary

Located on the Weeki Watchee river about 1/2 mile from Roger's Park takeout and 7 miles from Weeki Watchee State Park. Sleepy neighborhood and the street is deadend. About 1/2 mile from very nice county boat ramp. All shopping and dining is just minutes away.

The state park is and iconic attraction from the 40's. Kayaking, canoeing, and paddleboarding are a huge draw on the area. Just downstream from the house, you enter the Gulf for supposed great fishing. Very nice, affordable , restaurants nearby.

A great place to unwind by a cool, shady, spring clear, river.


Rates & Availability

Spring Hill House Rental Rates

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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $115

We are not charging a damage deposit because it was too small and a pain to return.
So please work with us on not damaging the house. If you do we will invoice you for the damage.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.