THE VACATION GET-AWAY OF YOUR DREAMS

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2 Bedroom | 1 And A Half Bath | Sleeps 6

Welcome to Tina's Little House on the River, our amazing crystal clear waterfront property provides the ultimate vacation getaway. If location is important to you, then this is the place to be. This 2 story, 2 bedroom, 1-1/2 bath home (sleeps 6) sits directly on the beautiful Weeki Wachee River and is within walking distance to the local beach (Rogers Park),restaurant (Upperdeck), and the marina. Just a few minutes from the house is Pine Island, another popular local beach, also hiking trails and many restaurants to choose from in 1 to 5 miles from the house.

This property offers guests a wide range of entertainment; from bringing your own boat and launching it at Rogers Park boat ramp(1 block from property)and tying it to the private floating dock at the property, or use the paddle board, canoe or kayaks(that I provide)to explore upstream to Hospital Hole and beyond to the springs, or downstream to the Gulf of Mexico.

If the river life is what you're seeking to experience, look no further ..... take a seat, relax and let the river wash away your cares. Enjoy watching the kayakers paddle by and looking for manatees swimming below them. The manatees truly are gentle giants and seeing them up close and personal is an experience you'll never forget.

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"A little piece of paradise, without ever leaving the property."

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HOUSE AMENITIES 

Features Amenities List
  • WiFi and Internet Capabilities

  • Towels & Hair Dryer

  • Kayaks; enough for 6 people including singles and doubles, with life vests and whistles provided

  • Paddle Board & Canoe

  • Beach Chairs, Beach Towels (for 6), Umbrella and Blanket

  • Direct River and Gulf access

  • Floating Dock

  • Cable & Netflix

  • House Phone (unlimited long distance calling)

  • 2 bedrooms (1- King and 1- Queen, both upstairs) each with televisions, also a pull out queen sleeper in the downstairs living room with television.

  • * 1-1/2 baths, full downstairs/ half bath is upstairs, adjoining the queen bedroom*

  • 2 living rooms!

  • 1st living room offers pull-out queen sofa bed, flat screen tv, games, over 30 movies, a giant jenga and a pac man with 43 games.

  • 2nd living room (riverside) offers 50" flat screen tv, blu-ray player, 2 lazy-boy recliners and sofa w/recliners with complete 180-degree view of Weeki Wachee River

  • Fully equipped kitchen with everything you could possibly need including microwave oven, toaster oven, coffee maker, keurig, pots and pans, spices, paper towels, crock pot, blender and utensils.

  • Washer/dryer and ironing board/iron

  • Outdoor charcoal grill including utensils and firepit. You supply charcoal & firewood.

RENTAL AGREEMENT TERMS

Prospective Guest must agree to abide by the terms of our Rental Agreement as a prerequisite to Owner confirmation of booking request. The full Agreement is listed below and by making a booking request, Guest accepts all Agreement terms and conditions.

This property is a 2 bedroom 1.5 bath with a sleeper sofa downstairs (sleeps up to 6 adults) minimum age of primary renter is 25. Max guests 6 and requires a 2 night minimum.

1 pet is allowed with owners consent and  under the weight of 25lbs and must be non-shedding. This will require a non-refundable pet fee of $100.

Damage deposit -

Refundable $300 Is required and will be refunded after house has been thoroughly inspected on day of departure.

We require 50% deposit of total to be charged at time of reservation and to hold requested dates then the remaining balance will be charged 14 days before arrival date.

We accept Venmo, Zelle , check or cash.

Cancellation policy;    

  • ✓    100%  refund if cancelled 30 days before check- in date.    

  • ✓    50% refund if cancelled 14 days before check-in date.    

  • ✓    Less than 14 days no refund. Based on weather conditions; no refunds will be given for inclement weather unless a mandatory evacuation has been issued. *Note; that there is no fencing between the river and property. *Note; steps leading to the upstairs are steep and could be an issue for children and individuals with difficulty walking or climbing and is not wheelchair accessible. No parties allowed without owners consent. No early arrivals or late departures are allowed without approval of the homeowner.    

  • ✓    Check-in time is 3pm    

  • ✓  Check-out time is 10am sharp and a $25. Fee will be charged per every half hour thereafter.         

Indemnification and Liability Agreement

We recommend that all guests give consideration to purchasing travel insurance. For additional information or pictures about the house you can check it out on vrbo#872889 This home is privately owned;  the homeowner is held harmless and indemnified from and against all loss, injury, or damage occasioned by use, misuses or abuse of any part or of fixture on the premises, surrounding areas and from or against any omission, neglect, or default of the guest, his/her guests or invitees.  The homeowner is not responsible for any accidents, injuries or illness  that may occur while on the premises or its facilities. The home owner is not responsible for the loss of personal belongings or valuables of the guests. By accepting this reservation, it is agreed that all guests are expressly assuming the risk of any harm arising from their use of the premises or others whom they invite to use the premise. Lastly, please be kind to our home - treat it as if it were your own.     

Restaurants 

(Includes drive/walk time)

  • Upper Deck restaurant and bar (5 minuets) (click here to navigate to Google Maps

  • The Drunken Mullet (10 minuets) distance local favorite, popular adult bar with great food and entertainment. Indoor/outdoor seating.(click here to navigate to Google Maps)

  • Zigzags (5 minuets) local seafood restaurant with indoor/outdoor seating. (click here to navigate to Google Maps)

  • The Lazy Lizard Restaurant (5 minuets) local seafood and steak restaurant.....Best Pork Chops around. Closed Monday. Indoor/outdoor seating.(click here to navigate to Google Maps)

  • Brian's Place (3 minutes) a unique fusion between Spanish and Italian cuisine. Open for breakfast on Sat. And Sun at 8am. Indoor/outdoor seating. (click here to navigate to Google Maps)

  • Breakfast Station (20 minutes) opens daily at 7am-3pm (click here to navigate to Google Maps)

  • Matolis (5 minutes) pizza, pasta, subs and salads free delivery (click here to navigate to Google Maps)

  • For fresh seafood delivered right to Tina's Little House, call Mike, at Island Fishery Seafood. Call to see what the catch of the day is.

  • Silver Dolphin Restaurant and country store(5 min)opens 7am serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. With homemade fudge, Papa Clydes ice cream and local art among many other things. With local entertainment on weekends. A must see!! (click here to navigate to Google Maps
     

Things To Do and Places To See

(includes drive time from property)

  •  Weeki Wachee Marina -7154 shoal line blvd (2 minutes, across from Upper Deck) Marina offers small (10hp) boat rentals, a fun and easy way to see the entire river. (click here to navigate to Google Maps)

  • Hernando beach Marina (5 minutes) Pontoon rentals $150 per day call to reserve your boat. (click here to navigate to Google Maps)

  • Marina Rose Enterprises - Fully enclosed and climate controlled With the option of Open windows for a Gulf breeze. Experience Gulf view sunsets while enjoying food, beverages and more! This riverboat replica offers 2-2 1/2 hour lunch and dinner cruises.(click here to navigate to Google Maps)

  • Kayak Shack (2 minutes) kayaks and paddle board rentals for the day. (click here to navigate to Google Maps)

  • Weeki Wachee Preserve (5 min) an outstanding 11,000 acre preserve located at 2345 Osowaw Blvd. great for hiking and biking. (click here to navigate to Google Maps)

  • Standup Paddle-board (SUP Weeki) (5 min) call to reserve your personal tour of the Weeki Wachee River. (click here to navigate to Google Maps)

  • Weeki Wachee Boat Rental. Want to explore the river the easy way? You can rent a boat and they’ll deliver it to Tina's Little House with a 2 day minimum. (click here to navigate to Google Maps)

  • NJoy Spirits Distillery (30 minutes) tours include sampling of products and a sample cocktail of the day. Beer/wine and gift shop. Making Wild Buck Whiskey and Mermaid Rum. Available for events. (click here to navigate to Google Maps)

  • TreeHoppers Aerial Adventure Park (45 minutes) largest zip line park in central Florida. Located just North of Tampa with 8 different courses. Ages 5 to adult, no reservations required. (click here to navigate to Google Maps)

  • Clearwater Marine Aquarium (1.5 hours) a non-profit rescue and rehab organization where the famous Winter the Dolphin resides. Also see otters, sharks, sea turtles and don't forget to feed the stingrays. (click here to navigate to Google Maps)

  • Salvador Dali Museum (1.5 hours) art museum in St. Petersburg houses the largest collection of Dali's works outside Europe. (click here to navigate to Google Maps)

  • Beacon Movie Theater (15 minutes) (click here to navigate to Google Maps)

  • Three Sisters Springs (40 minutes) (click here to navigate to Google Maps)

  • Snowcat Ridge (30 minutes) 27839 St. Joe rd. Dade City. A one of a kind Alpine snow park! Featuring a snow tubing Hill, alpine village and a ten thousand square foot snow play dome to play in real snow! (click here to navigate to Google Maps)

  • Giraffe Ranch (40 minutes) Working ranch that specializes in exotic species. They offer safaris by car, safari truck, camelback, Segway®, and llama trek so you can get 5 unique perspectives of animals in nature. Call to reserve your tour. (click here to navigate to Google Maps)

  • Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park (30 minutes) where the famous 'Lu the Hippo' resides. Included in the $13.00 admission you will also see manatee in the parks underwater observatory, Florida alligators, black bear, river otters and a variety of other wildlife. Park offers a gift shop and a concession. (click here to navigate to Google Maps)

  • Historic Greek Community of Tarpon Springs and Sponge Docks (45 minutes) known for the shops, dolphin cruises and wonderful authentic Greek restaurants. Dodecanese Blvd. tarpon Springs, Florida (click here to navigate to Google Maps)

  • Florida Aquarium and Performing Arts Center (1 hour) (click here to navigate to Google Maps)

  • Busch Gardens/ Adventure Island (1 hour) the ultimate family adventure, offering 297 acres of fascinating attractions based on exotic explorations around the world. A unique blend of thrilling rides, one of the country’s premier zoos with more than 12,000 animals, live shows, restaurants, shops and games. Located in Tampa. (click here to navigate to Google Maps)

  • Adventure Island directly across the street from Busch Gardens. Offers 30 acres of water adventure fun in the sun. Call to reserve your spot. (click here to navigate to Google Maps)

  • Disney World/ Sea World/ Universal Studios (2 hours) (click the name of the location to the left that you want to visit to navigate to Google Maps)

  • Bottom Time Dive Shop(5 minutes) 4090 Shoal Line rd. A scuba diving retail store offering scuba charters, snorkeling charters, scuba training, boat hull and dock cleaning, dive travel and service and filling. (click here to navigate to Google Maps)

Local Charter / Scuba Businesses

Local Beaches 

  • Roger's Park (2 minute) across from Upper Deck restaurant, a fresh water beach on the river within walking distance offering boat ramp, volleyball, picnic tables, grills, restrooms and roped off swimming area. (click here to navigate to Google Maps)

  • Hospital Hole (AKA fish hospital) 500ft. From the property, (heading left) a 140 ft. deep, natural spring and favorite place for fish and manatees also popular for divers. 

  • Pine Island Public Beach (10 minutes) salt water beach on the Gulf of Mexico. $5 per car with a concession stand offering food and drinks. Alcohol and pets prohibited. (click here to navigate to Google Maps)

  • Weeki Wachee Springs and Buccaneer Bay (10 minutes) both a spring-fed water park and the world famous mermaid show. (click here to navigate to Google Maps)

  • SunWest Park(15 minutes) 70 acre spring-fed lake and beautiful water park for all ages. Open 7 days a week, $5 parking fee. 17362 Old Dixie hwy, Hudson (click here to navigate to Google Maps)

  • Linda Pedersen Park (5 minutes) A park divided by Shoal Line Blvd. On the eastern side of the road are additional facilities including a small inland beach area, picnics tables, playground, restrooms and a three story watch tower providing stunning panoramic views of the coastal low lands. (click here to navigate to Google Maps)

Fishing Piers 

  • To the west is a long fishing pier (Jenkins Creek)where blue crab is a popular catch. Parking is free and is open 24/7 no dogs allowed. A perfect place to fish..... Grab a chair that I provide and get bait at the Weeki Wachee Marina just down the road. Also offers a boat ramp (click here to navigate to Google Maps)

  • Bayport pier 4140 Cortez blvd (click here to navigate to Google Maps)

  • And best of all, swimming right off the dock in the beautiful, pristine, crystal clear 72 degree waters of the Weeki Wachee River.

  • Come and experience this one of a kind spring-fed river for yourself, one of Florida's best kept secrets**

    #LoveWhereYouVacation 😍

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