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Bedrooms 3
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Winter discount rates applicable, w/ free fishing trip. Book ASAP to reserve!

PLEASE HIT CONTACT OWNER BUTTON FOR DATES AND RATES. Many dates showing blocked or booked are open due to family flexibility. Please let me know directly what dates you are interested in and I will happily accommodate. Additional properties available in same area. Please contact us via email or phone for additional property rates and dates.

WANTED: People Who Love Being On The Water!!!

Fresh fish, baked goods and breakfast served to all guests!! =)



Please email me for quicker response time.

Come visit old Hernando Beach. Take a step back in time to experienced Old time Florida. If your heart beats for outdoor adventure in a natural environment, you're certain to enjoy the heart of Florida's Nature Coast. Located just 45 minutes north of Tampa and 60 miles west of Orlando. We have the best fishing, boating, canoeing and kayaking in the state. With 17 challenging golf courses in Hernando County, including World Woods, which is ranked one of the best public courses in America.

Complementary package of fresh smoked fish and Coronas.

Our Home offers a remodeled deck with a screen-surrounded porch with a lovely view of the horizon with a Tiki bar. We specialize in offshore fishing of Grouper and King fish. We are a licensed US Coast Guard Captain with extensive knowledge of fishing local waters since 1980.

The charter vessel is a 35-foot Sermons with Yan Mar 200 hp turbo-diesel with Furuno electronics. This is a commercial-class, safe and seaworthy vessel.

Please call as we prefer to speak with our prospective guests and get to know you a little more so we can customize your stay.

Concierge services available, call for details.

352-650-5107 ask for Captain Rick

More Details

Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 23, 2018

About The Owner

US Coast Guard Captain with extensive knowledge of fishing local waters since 1980. Fishing commercially and running charters since 2007. I've been in the vacation rentals business since 1984.

Why The Owner chose Hernando Beach

We chose Hernando Beach because it represents an old Florida fishing village.There are no High-Rise condos and it's not over-developed. The clear waters of the Gulf of Mexico and great fishing make it perfect for us.

What makes this house unique

Situated on the northern most canal of old Hernando Beach, Quiet residential area with dramatic view of Palm hammocks and saw grass.

Nautical motif throughout property, brand new vinyl deck on canal.


Hernando Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bathroom
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
  • 3 Bedroom
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling


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(4 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.0 based on 4 reviews
Chicago, IL

This rental was a bait and switch, we were sent to different house than advertised

  • 1 of 5

Our reservation process started smooth, & Rick was nice on the phone. The day of arrival I got a voicemail to call him for instructions on check in. I called & he gave me an address and told me how to find the keys. Upon arriving at the house, we found out he had us staying at a completely different house than was advertised. Nothing was the same as the pictures posted, & when I was finally able to get on the internet & check I found the address did not match what VRBO Home Away had listed. I was very confused & disappointed but as it was right before Christmas we tried to make the best of things. The house smelled very strong of bleach as we walked in, & we assumed that was from it being cleaned. He had left music playing & some nice smoked fish in the front kitchen along with some beer & oranges (there were two kitchens in this house). As we unpacked we found dead cockroaches. They were in the dressers, cabinets, & on the floors. Our 9 year old daughter was terrified and we had to clean them up to calm her down. When the bleach smell subsided, the house smelled moldy in several of the rooms and triggered our allergies so we avoided using them. We continued to find roaches thru our stay and cleaned them up. No mop or vacuum was provided despite asking, they did drop off a broom eventually. Two of the three window air conditioners did not work, so only AC was available in the back living room. One AC was on a faulty outlet with a short, the other's cooling pump was broke. Several windows would not open or stay open. Garbage service was never set up per a call to Rick, so we had to pile the trash in the porch for 10 days which smelled terrible. The house did not have natural gas utilities on, it was instead attached to a grill propane tank. When we used up the 3 propane tanks that were at the house, he texted me that we had to purchase our own so that the water heater could be used. Never reimbursed me. We were there for 10 days so not having hot water was not an option. The back kitchen & living room were a new addition and we spent most our time there. The dock on the back of the house was the highlight as we were able to sit and fish & watch the boats go by. We left the house better than we found it at checkout but we had no mop or vacuum so it was not perfect. I have photos and videos of all issues and checkout. I would not rent this house again, owner was dishonest & house was a huge disappointment for our Christmas vacation.

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: These folks were wonderful guests , they had a great time while here , no complaints.
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Huntsville, TN.

Fishing Vacation

  • 5 of 5

My dad, son, and I had a wonderful fishing vacation with Capt. Rick. The home was nice, clean and everything was as promised. Capt. Rick worked tirelessly to make sure we caught lots of fish and thoroughly enjoyed our vacation. We enjoyed smoked fish on our arrival and the next morning had an amazing breakfast prepared for us. We had a wonderful time and would love to do it again soon!

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Springfield, MO

Excellent Fishing Trip

  • 5 of 5

The home was clean and as promised! The owner went above & beyond throughout our stay and made it a pleasant one! From the snacks left for arrival to his daily checking in the accommodations and service was impeccable...

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2016
  • Stayed: February 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Grapevine, TX

Well equipped for a relaxing comfortable stay by the water. Fishing was great, too.

  • 5 of 5

We very much enjoyed our stay at the property. It was well equipped. The house has three bedrooms, 3 baths, dining area, and nice sized living area. It also has a large screened room overlooking the dock, tiki bar, fish cleaning station, and wide canal. The screened room has a large patio table, chairs and new gas grill. The living area has a large flat screen tv and cable. The washer and dryer came in handy and the home had all necessary appliances, everything we needed for a carefree stay. We had relatives come to visit and they enjoyed their time with us cooking out, playing cards in the screen room and relaxing by the waterside. The owner was available when needed, and was very accomadating. The surrounding area has wide canals, wide grassy creeks and easy access to the gulf. Our son enjoyed fishing from the dock daily and caught several snapper. We also enjoyed a deep sea fishing charter we arranged with the owner, who is a very knowledgeable and capable skipper. Highly recommend for relaxing, fishing and fun.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
53 Miles
Tampa international Airport
Car: necessary




Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 11.5%

Energy surcharge will be utilized for summer months if owner deems necessary.

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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