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Amazing Waterfront House, Weeki Wachee - Use of 4 Kayaks

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 5-7)

Come at relax in our charming, canal-front home just off the crystal clear Weeki Wachee River, with easy access to Rogers Park and the Gulf of Mexico - by boat, kayak or float tube! Just steps from a freshwater canal with your own private dock and boat ramp for fishing and swimming - bring your boat and launch it onsite or rent one from the nearby marina.

The house is modern and bright with a fully-equipped kitchen, dining room, and a spacious living room with sliding glass doors opening onto the sundeck, where you will enjoy relaxing and dining outside - whilst watching out for the manatee, otters, and abundant birdlife that visit frequently.

There is easy access to Bayport, Hernando Beach, Pine Island Beach, and Aripeka with its artist community.

Keywords: Stilt House

More Details

Member since: 2004
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 22, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

Truly enjoying your beautiful home here. It is so light, airy, and clean.

Today we braved taking out the kayak. Had a great time with it. Thanks.

The river is so crystal clear. Lots of things to do here. We are really

busy doing biking, fair, air boat ride, etc. Taking the tips you sent re

the beaches and surrounding area
Mar 2006
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Weeki Wachee Gardens House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
The house benefits from having its own boat ramp and dock - you can bring your own boat or enjoy the use of our four kayaks (two double and two singles) for exploring or fishing


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Amazing Waterfront House, Weeki Wachee - Use of 4 Kayaks
average rating of 4.796875 based on 67 reviews

Wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

We loved our home away from home! We found our home to be even better than pictured as well as FULLY stocked minus the food. They even had the crock pot I forgot! The house was incredibly clean and well cared for. The use of the house kayaks was awesome and came in handy. The kids kayaked everywhere!

Our hosts were great and replied quickly to numerous messages I sent with lots of questions. Mandy and Jonathan are awesome truly care whether or not you enjoy your stay. We ran into the lady that cleans for them as well; she couldn’t say enough positives about her employers and noted she has worked for them for nearly 15 years. That spoke volumes to us! Clearly she takes pride in her work as our rental was immaculate!

Overall we had a wonderful stay and would definitely book here again!

Thank you again Jonathan and Mandy for allowing us to stay in your beautiful home!

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: i am so glad i love a stocked kitchen really its what i want a home from home - but any ideas for things needed please do pass on . I like to think that when people stay they have mostly what they need as will never be perfect x
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This was our fourth time here!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Mandy and Jon's home is very clean, and has everything you need for a wonderful vacation. Having the kayaks make it easy to go on the river and explore. We paddled alongside manatees and my grand daughters loved it. We saw a family of turtles sunning themselves as we paddled by. Numerous birds were also nestled along the river. Loved the new furniture, and the girls loved having wifi for the evenings.

Autumn was her gracious and lovely self. Thank you for allowing us to visit once again. We will be back! Carolyn and family.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Really enjoyed it.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here the week after Memorial Day. The home is nice. There were plenty of kayaks for the entire family to use. The house had everything we needed. We saw a few manatees right by the dock a few times. The kayak trip to the Weeki Wachee river isn’t to far and we did it a few times. The only issue we had was the grill outside was broken, (we left a small grill of our own for the next person to use) but other than that we had a wonderful time there.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so sorry the grill was broken I was not aware we try to replace things as needed
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Paddlers paradise

  • 5 of 5

Had a great stay. Saw manatees from the dock. Caught mullet from the dock. Paddled the spring fed river. Did some swimming. The house is great. Plenty of room to unwind. You can look out the large windows or sit on the deck or dock and watch for manatees. Love the large kitchen that is well stocked. We look forward to staying again.

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Third visit and always wonderful

  • 5 of 5

This was our third visit and we’ll be back next year. There were no manatee in our canal the entire week we were there. Usually we see them multiple times a day. We kayaked and found a few so I think the canals were a little to warm. The Weeki Wachi river is much cooler.

We drove the 70 minutes to Tarpon Springs one day. We walked up and down Dodecanese wondering in and out of the shops and then ate authentic Greek at Helena’s. After lunch we got deserts next door at the bakery and then headed out to Fred Howard beach at low tide. There was see life all over the beach; mostly live and waiting for the tide to come back in. REALLY fun day. Great, beautiful beach. Great lunch and deserts.

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We had manatees come visit the dock every morning! The kayaks were awesome to use to hang with the manatees in the water way. The house is very comfortable and affordable for our family. The location was great with easy access to grocery stores. We loved it!

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Weeki Wachee Springs Water Park and Mermaid Show, Freshwater Fishing on-site, Saltwater Fishing nearby, Swimming on site and at the renowned Pine Island Beach (2 miles), The Orlando Theme Parks are an hours drive away, as are the attractions of Clearwater and St, Petes, whilst Homosassa State Wildlife Park is only twenty miles distant


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $65

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.