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Swim with the manatees in Weeki Wachee

Bedrooms 3
Property type house


About the property

3 bedrooms, 3 baths, sleeps 8 - 10

Beautiful Weeki Wachee.

2 story house on 2 canals, waterview from every room.

3br/3bath, Fully Equipped Kitchen, Towels and all linens supplied. boat dock, pool table, your own private pool, 9 kayaks available (7 single, 1 tandem, 1 youth) 2 docks, fish and crab right from the dock, propane gas grill.

10 minute kayak ride to Rogers Park. Close to Buccaneer Bay.


Free wi-fi and cable.

Meg Templeton
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 26, 2017


Weeki Wachee House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Location Type:
  • River
  • Waterfront
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • water tubing


Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(24 traveler reviews)

Swim with the manatees in Weeki Wachee
average rating of 4.5416665 based on 24 reviews
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Super house, great location for families & friends

  • 5 of 5

This was our 2nd year vacationing at Meg's house. And yes, you really can swim with Manatee's as we did several times. We have already re-booked for 2018. My only wish is that I could magically add 2 more bedrooms to the existing 3 so we could have more friends and family to stay with us and enjoy the Weeki Wachee! See my review from 2/17/2016 for all the other accolades regarding the house and activities. Can't wait for 2018!

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very disappointed

  • 1 of 5

Will not be returning. Due to unwarranted holding of partial deposit.

Renters beware.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Everything and More!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 4 adults and 4 children had the best five days at Weeki Wachee and Rental 911060. The home was spacious, the AC worked great, the beds were comfortable, and being on the corner lot with a pool to boot was just perfect for our four grandchildren. They stayed in the water, whether it was the Gulf (scalloping), the canal (fishing and swimming) and the pool (just having fun) and took fun to the MAX! The Master Suite was so large and spacious and the walk-in shower was so wonderful. The downstairs playroom with pool table kept the kids occupied in the early morning hours while us adults were getting our beauty sleep. We also loved the stone dragons that would spew canal water on either side of the on-site boat ramp. The kids and visitors just loved those! We honestly couldn't ask for a better vacation home. We plan on coming back next year!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Returning for Longer Next Year

  • 5 of 5

We have come to Weeki Wachee and Crystal River area five times since 2008 and stayed in 4 different houses. Our first house was a great place and we wanted to keep renting it but but those darn Canadians keep renting it for 3 months! It is so popular we have not been able to get a date for four years. So, we rented Meg's house this year. I am tempted to say nothing but bad stuff so we won't have a problem renting in the future,....but I won't. This is a great place! We just loved it and there plenty of room for two families. Large rooms and bathrooms, a huge game room and very nice kitchen breakfast/dining area, large den/TV area as well. We brought our own boat and launched it at the private launch on the property and kept it moored on the floating dock...a big plus! Although we didn't use them, there was a least six kayaks of various sizes on hand. Another great item was a large outdoor BBQ Pit, huge deck and stationary dock to hang out around. The view from the 2nd floor and the large screened porch is wonderful. Our Scottish Terrier lived on the porch daily during our stay watching the squirrels in the Palms and the boaters on the canal.The pool area is large and another wonder area to relax. We also saw plenty of Manatee's in front of the house. In fact, a family of three was at the dock when we arrived. We headed to the Hospital Hole twice a day to see the Manatee's (usually about 20) and also saw Otters, Herons, Wild Boar and a host of other wild life. I could go on, but I'll just say we rented for one week this year, coming back for two weeks in 2017! Can't wait.

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clearwater, FL

Excellent Weekend

  • 5 of 5

My family goes away together for the Memorial Day Weekend, we usually go to the beach at a condo. We were at this house for 2 hours and my kids said they want to come back to the river next year!!! Our party consisted of 5 adults and 2 small children and there was plenty for all of us to do. We had the river front and our own pool! The house was great and accommodated all of us very well. There was everything we needed there. It was also a plus that Meg is pet accommodating, my daughter got to bring her dog with us, the yard is fenced in so we had no worries about the dog getting out! The pool was great it was nice to have it all to ourselves, not like at the condo!!! There are pool noodles there and a few floats to use. The yard was very big and we had brought our corn hole game with us and there was plenty of room to play. We took the kayaks out and saw manatees, and we even saw manatees from the dock. The house has a screened in porch and I would get up and have my morning tea on the porch and enjoy the quiet of the river. One morning the dog even let us know there was a river otter on the dock! Oh yeah and don't forget the pool table downstairs!!! I would highly recommend this VRBO! Thanks Meg for sharing your house with us!!

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We had the best vacation and really enjoyed our stay. The accommodations were just as pictured and Meg had the house set up with everything you could ever need. We felt very at home and didn't want the trip to end. Our whole family had such a great time; we would love to go back again.

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Weeki Wachee House Rental Rates

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Pet Fee $75
Refundable damage deposit $250

Deposit is required to hold rental with remainder due approx. 2 weeks before arrival. I do only take check or bank check.

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