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Waterfront Home, Heated Saltwater Pool w/Misting System, Kayaks, Boatlift & Dock

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

3BR/2BA Family Home On Deep Canal W/ Heated Saltwater Pool W/ Misting System

If this home is booked, please check our other properties. Put 733360 or 900547 in the search bar. Please note the number of 5 star reviews for this home. This property has more 5 star reviews than any other Crystal River rental property on VRBO/HomeAway. AFTER BOOKING YOUR STAY; FOR HELP IN PLANNING THE BEST VACATION EVER GO TO THE CITRUS COUNTY WEBSITE: VISIT CITRUS dot COM.

Beautiful, waterfront pool home on deep canal. Gulf access. $159/ night rental rate includes 3 kayaks rigged for fishing (saves you $75/day in kayak rental fees), 2 SUN bicycles (saves you $60/day in bicycle rental fees) a 16 ft. 4-person Gheenoe Canoe (saves you $35/day in canoe rental), 2 SUP Paddle boards w/ paddles (saves you $120/day paddle board rental fees) and 3 fishing rod/reels. All other water floatables (skimboards, etc.) are also included in the rental rate. A fish cleaning station and outdoor grill is also available and included in the rental rate. This home has absolutely everything you need for a wonderful family vacation! PLEASE NOTE THE HIGH NUMBER OF 5 STAR REVIEWS THIS PROPERTY HAS ACHIEVED. (Reading the reviews will answer most questions you may have about the home).

RENTAL RATE: $949/wk (7 days/6 nights) or $159/night w/ 3 night minimum plus cleaning fee and 100% refundable security deposit. *MONTHLY RATE: $3,400 plus tax, cleaning fee and 100% refundable security deposit. THIS IS A NO SMOKING PROPERTY.

This immaculate, fully renovated (3) bedroom, 2 bath waterfront family home with heated saltwater pool (3rd bedroom doubles as a den with a sleeper sofa for the bed) has its own dock and boatlift. Fresh water and electricity is available at the seawall. The back yard is fenced.

The screen-enclosed heated saltwater pool has a misting system that lowers the temp at the sunbathing end of the pool in Summer, and a pool heater that warms the water to your chosen temp in the Winter. Manatee and Dolphin come up to the dock and there are large Sailfin Catfish, Sheepshead fish and Red Snapper to be caught right from the dock or boatlift. You can also catch freshwater bass and trap blue crabs off the dock. Feel free to use our 3 fishing kayaks with rod holders, paddles and PFDs, our two Sun Bicycles to ride to the mall or state park preserve, our 2 SUP paddle boards, and our 4 person canoe to get you to 3 sister's springs. Boat rentals are available at nearby Twin Rivers Marina or Plantation Inn.

The back and side yards are large and filled with mature oak and palm trees. The back yard is fenced and there is a doggie door so your pup can come and go freely between the house/pool and yard (no dogs in pool please)! There is a finished-in garage with easy inside access to the washer and dryer. There is room in the driveway for two vehicles or a boat trailer or RV. There is a large storage shed in the backyard to store water toys and fishing equipment.

This dog-friendly waterfront home (BUT NO DOGS IN POOL PLEASE!) is located on a family-friendly cul-de-sac street in the coveted north end of Crystal River near the mall, restaurants and the downtown area. It is 5 min. from Crystal River Watersports where you can launch your boat for $10, and buy bait and fishing equipment. When not rented, the home is used by our family for personal vacations. All of our vacation rental homes are equipped with Pack and Play's for out guests with infants.

The home is furnished with good quality furniture, two sleeper sofas and loveseat, newer appliances, bedding, linens, bathrobes, towels, dishes, toaster oven, griddle and more accessories. The kitchen is stocked with the cookware needed to prepare family meals. The master bedroom has a very comfortable king bed and its own bathroom. The 2nd bedroom has 2 comfortable full size beds. The third bedroom doubles as a den with a leather sleeper sofa for the bed. There is also another full bathroom located in the hallway. The flooring in the sunroom and throughout the entryways to the home is large ceramic tiles making clean-up easy and fast. There are three flat-screen TVs; a 48 in. in the livingroom, a 40” in the den and a 32” in the master bedroom. Wi-Fi and basic cable TV are included.

This family-friendly home is located on a deep canal with Gulf access. The sunroom features seating to enjoy the pool (please rinse off and change swim clothes before going from the river into the pool), canal and wildlife. The pool lanai is screened with a special fine mesh to help keep even the smallest bugs out. The home is approximately 5-10 minutes drive from King’s Bay (& 3 sisters springs) and 35-40 minutes from the Gulf of Mexico by boat. Fort Island Beach is nearby. A large public pool with a skate park is nearby (behind the airport).

Beautiful and peaceful Crystal River has activities for the whole family and offers one of the few remaining areas to scallop in Florida during the summer. With all of the spring fed rivers and miles of mangroves Crystal River has the best Scalloping grounds in the US. Some of the best scalloping action is usually in 4-6 ft of water around Gomez Rocks at Latitude 2829.8, Longitude 8243.7. Offshore, there is shallow and deep water fishing.

The nearby mall has a multiplex movie theater, restaurants and shopping in historic downtown Crystal River. The house is only a short walk or bicycle ride from the Crystal River State Park Reserve and the Mullet Hole fishing spot. There are nine beautiful state parks nearby or play golf at one of the many nearby golf courses. Your family will make wonderful vacation memories here.

You can rent at a very affordable rate by the week.

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More Details

Owner
Chuck Wade
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 23, 2017

About Chuck Wade

The Wade family lives in Marietta, GA. about 30 minutes north of Atlanta. We vacationed in Crystal River rental homes for years before finally buying a vacation home here. We wanted a home in the family-friendly north end of Crystal River and our house is perfectly situated for what we were looking for. We considered Panama City Beach as a vacation home location and vacationed there often while making the decision between CR and PCB. We decided we like the nature coast best because there are no high-rise condos here in one of the last remaining natural areas of Florida, but Crystal River still offers all the modern conveniences of shopping, restaurants, supermarkets, movie theaters, a mall, quaint shops in the historic district, and more. It has everything we were looking for in a family friendly neighborhood.

Chuck Wade purchased this house in 2014

Why Chuck Wade chose Indian Waters

We chose Crystal River because it is so much more quiet and peaceful than other places we vacationed. We also enjoy watching the manatees and other wildlife from our sunroom and pool area. Our dream was to watch the manatee while enjoying a cup of coffee in the morning. We also love the fishing and boating in the area, and being certified scuba divers our entire family likes diving and snorkeling the natural springs in and around the area.

What makes this house unique

After staying at dozens of different vacation rental homes we stopped and made a list of all the things we liked, and didn’t like. We picked this house with all of that in mind. We furnished the house with brand new furniture; all very good quality beds, mattresses, sheets and comforters. But the home is not cluttered like so many of the rental homes we stayed in. The kitchen is equipped with all the items you would find in your own kitchen, including quality knives, flatware, appliances, plates, wine glasses, napkins, towels, pots and pans, soap, detergent, and spices — everything you would need. There is a washer and dryer, iron, an ironing board, and bathroom supplies if you forget something. We want your family to enjoy yourselves and come back for many years. You can reach us at (404) 374-8523 to book one of the best vacations your family will ever have.

Amenities

Indian Waters House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • NO DOGS ALLOWED IN POOL please. Dog hair will clog the pool system and result in loss of your deposit.
  • No parking in yard please. Weight of vehicle will crush septic tank leech fields and ruin your vacation. No parking on street please.
  • Wash off and change swim clothes before getting in pool after being in river or canal or bacteria will transfer and turn pool water green = Xtra cost!
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Hall Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • There is no tub in either bathroom, but we have a flexi-tub for bathing small children. The tub unfolds and sits in the shower making it easy to bathe toddlers. Google flexi tub on Targets website to see a pic.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , 3rd bedroom doubles as a den.
    Bedroom 2 - 2 double
  • Flatscreen TVs in the master bedroom and the 3rd (den) bedroom. Plenty of closet space. Comfortable carpeting in bedrooms. Good quality mattress sets and bedding.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The Crystal River Preserve is within walking distance of the home. We like walking or riding the bikes to the Mullet Hole there with our rods & reels and fishing for Mullet and other fish. We have seen foxes and wild boar while out on our walks and bike rides. You can also bike from the house to the preserve and ride on the trails, or hike through 7 miles of scenic trails. There is also a kayak launch area in the Preserve and in the other direction at Crystal River Watersports. Please use caution when entering/exiting kayaks or paddleboards onto the dock.

Reviews

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Waterfront Home, Heated Saltwater Pool w/Misting System, Kayaks, Boatlift & Dock
average rating of 5.0 based on 108 reviews
Chicago
5

Best Vacation, Property & Owner

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I have travelled using VRBO for years. Our recent trip to Crystal River Florida was one of our best experiences. If you love nature you will love Crystal River. The area is beautiful, a combination of Louisiana bayou and old natural Florida. The people in the area are fantastic. They wave and say hello as you drive by. The area is lightly populated but has more than enough hidden restaurants and bars. Just driving around 5 minutes outside of Crystal River and you are in the heart of state parks and beautiful surroundings. The house we rented was the best stocked home we have ever rented. 3 Kayaks, a canoe, 2 paddle boards, 2 bikes and anything else you could think of. All items in the home and the toys were in perfect condition. We paddled down the canal off our private pier and directly into the State Park. Beautiful and felt like there was no one around for miles. Chuck the owner was great to work with and made us feel very welcomed. He made sure we had anything we needed. We are already booked to go back next year!! Chuck has a few homes in the area, all with the same options and toys. Pick any of them, you will not be disappointed.

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so very much for the nice review and for being such wonderful guests. We are so glad you enjoyed the area and your stay. We look forward to having you back to stay in one of our homes again next year and for years to come!
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Indianapolis, IN
5

Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

Checked out at 7am today and sad to go. Absolutely perfect place to stay. The home & furnishings were beatiful! Our first trip to Florida where we didn't stay Oceanfront.....the canal made up for it! All anyone needs to bring to this rental is your clothes! We were there “scouting” for our new home “location” and wanted somewhere central. We were gone most of the mornings/afternoons each day so didn't get to enjoy the kayaks/paddle boards or bicycles. We did enjoy the pool each evening and I fished off the dock and caught some interesting fish which I loved! Very peaceful and quiet area which made relaxing so much easier. Definitely recommend staying here to anyone! Thank you!!

  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted you both enjoyed your stay. We hope you found the right home for you. We would love to have you as Neighbors in the future when we retire to Crystal River. In the meantime we hope you will come back and stay in one of our homes again. You were great guests!
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5

Awesome!

  • 5 of 5

As my brother said when they arrived, "this place is immacuate!" Very clean, everything you need. We had an incredible time. Took the kayaks and canoe out for a short trip, then came back and went for a pontoon boat ride to see the manatees with Capt. Steve at Family Adventure Charters/Capt Tim. All 6 of us enjoyed it tremendously ... seemed expensive, but well worth the money! The house was well located and gave us an opportunity to explore Crystal River. The only thing was it was NOT long enough since we were only there 3 nights ... my husband said we need to come back for a full week! Great family time!

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you all enjoyed your stay! We do hope you will come back when you can stay longer. Thanks for the great review.
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Chattanooga, Tn
5

Kayaks & Paddle Boards

  • 5 of 5

The rental was great, kitchen well equipped. Grandkids and I went kayaking & boarding (first time for me and loved it). We swam every day(rented Oct. 7 - 12, 2017) pool was warm. I recommend, rental awesome.

Regina

McDonald, TN

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review! We're delighted that you all enjoyed your stay. Please come back again.
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5

Great home, lots of amenities, excellent condition

  • 5 of 5

Everything was perfect.

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! We try to make sure our guests have everything they need to enjoy their vacation. We are glad you all had a nice time.
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5

Homey & Clean

  • 5 of 5

We had an excellent stay. The pool is beautiful and boat lift very helpful. The house is clean and fully stocked. Our dog loved the doggy door off the end of the screen. All in all we had a great vacation and it was very relaxing spending it at this home.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review! So glad you guys and your pup had a nice stay. We are looking forward to having you all back at our other house again next year.
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Map

Crystal River Preserve State Park
Crystal River Ale House
Grannie's Restaurant
Crackers Bar & Grill
Fort Island Gulf Beach
Regal Crystal River Mall 9
Seafood Seller & Cafe
Plantation on Crystal River
Cody's Original Roadhouse
Florida Manatee Tours
Claw Daddys Raw Bar & Grill
Hunter Springs Park
Pete's Pier, Inc.
Three Sisters Springs
Crystal River Archaeological State Park
Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Crystal River Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Buzz Bar
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Plantation Golf Resort
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Suncoast Hwy. (Hwy 19)
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Denny's
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Fort Island Trail Beach
Car: recommended

There is so much to do in Crystal River. It is a family-friendly, nature focused, beautiful, peaceful area. If you enjoy kayaking you are welcome to use our 4 Kayaks w/ paddles & rod holders. You can also rent kayaks at Crystal River Watersports just minutes from the house. Kayaking and kayak fishing in the canal, the river and in Ozello is relaxing and fun! Feel free to use our 2 Sun bikes to ride all over Crystal River. The town is designed for bicycle-riding.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $150
Refundable damage deposit $500
Pet Fee $50
Tax Rate 11.0%

$949/week (7 days/6 nights) or $159/nt. w/ 3 nt. min. Nightly rental rates less than the required 3 night minimum are $250/night. No pet fee is charged if you do not have a pet. Please do not allow pets on the furniture. The security deposit is refundable after checkout. *Monthly rate: $3,400 plus tax, cleaning fee and fully refundable security deposit.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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