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Waterfront Manatee House

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Fun for all at the oversize heated pool
Sunset from Backyard
Plenty of parking
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3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
18 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Sitting on the backwaters of the Gulf of Mexico, with an absolutely gorgeous backyard view of Dixie Bay and St. Martin's Marsh Aquatic Preserve, is our Pet Friendly, 3 bedroom, 11 bed, 2 bath, (BUT with automatic hot water), 2,000 square foot waterfront ranch in Crystal River, Florida. Twin Beds can be converted to King with conversion kit. Let us know before you arrive if you want a bed or two, sit up as King. There is also a day bed in the living room and a pull out couch. We are only minutes away from the beach or boat launch that takes you to Kings Bay or the Gulf, so bring your boat. Depending on size it may be parked in the driveway. There are also two local marinas. For the adventurous, some boats can be driven to the homes sea wall. Shallow water, especially at low tides makes for...Sitting on the backwaters of the Gulf of Mexico, with an absolutely gorgeous backyard view of Dixie Bay and St. Martin's Marsh Aquatic Preserve, is our Pet Friendly, 3 bedroom, 11 bed, 2 bath, (BUT with automatic hot water), 2,000 square foot waterfront ranch in Crystal River, Florida. Twin Beds can be converted to King with conversion kit. Let us know before you arrive if you want a bed or two, sit up as King. There is also a day bed in the living room and a pull out couch. We are only minutes away from the beach or boat launch that takes you to Kings Bay or the Gulf, so bring your boat. Depending on size it may be parked in the driveway. There are also two local marinas. For the adventurous, some boats can be driven to the homes sea wall. Shallow water, especially at low tides makes for a tricky route, but it is very beautiful. inquire with Captain Traci if interested in learning the local backwaters. Manatee House boasts spectacular sunrises, sunsets, and a serene pastoral setting throughout the day. Amenities include wireless internet access, large heated in ground pool, fully equipped kitchen and laundry room. Plenty of towels, as well as linens, blankets and pillows and a couple days supply of paper products to help ensure everyones comfort. Additional costs are the 11% tax, $50 minor accidental damage insurance, $125 cleaning fee and $75 per stay per dog. In conjunction with Captain Traci Wood, we offer custom vacation packages as well, and we will gladly help you and your family/friends make the most of your visit to Crystal River, in the heart of Florida's Nature Coast. Capt. Traci will happily take you to swim with the manatees, look for dolphins or on a sunset cruise. She will also help you plan any other activity available in the area. During your stay, make sure you visit Capt. Traci and 'Do Something Real Today'!!More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: Ask
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
2 Full baths
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About the Owner
Dan/Diana M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2009
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Reviewed 6 July 2019 via mobile

Owners were super easy to deal with, house had plenty of room! We had a large group come in for first week of scalloping, the pool was awesome. Little hot in summer so make sure you bring some fans! They did supply a few. The...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank Jessica T
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

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Date of stay: August 2017
Reviewed 25 July 2017

House is in a beautiful location. Nice quiet neighborhood on the canal, with a large nice pool. Rooms were brightly painted and clean. We had a wonderful time and would definitely recommend this house for large groups. House was equipped with pretty much everything.

Date of stay: July 2017
1  Thank Nomad691239
Reviewed 11 June 2017

A girls' trip for a bucket list adventure was to swim with a manatee. Of course, the Manatee House was at the top of the list that caught our eye. With the great prices, wonderful reviews, and everything that fit our needs....we had to check...More

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank JsPrince
Management response:Responded 11 June 2017

It was great to meet all of you and we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us.

Reviewed 19 April 2017

We had a great week with all of my extended family at the manatee house....the house was great for a large family....lots of space, beautiful view of the water and a fabulous heated pool....we were very comfortable there. Plan to go again.....and the owners were...More

Date of stay: April 2017
Thank jonathanwj
Management response:Responded 21 April 2017

Thank you so much for the lovely review and we look forward to seeing you again.

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Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

My three Brothers and I rented the Manatee house in search of a family getaway for all. We had no complaints. Future renters note the odd bedroom arrangement makes the place very hospitable for large groups, albeit not affording much privacy. All in all our...More

Date of stay: December 2015
Thank Nathangreybaldwin
Reviewed 3 October 2015

The views from the living room, kitchen and master bedroom are beautiful! There were just six of us and the home is set up for much larger groups. The kitchen can easily seat 12 or more at the same table which is nice, for large...More

Date of stay: September 2015
1  Thank happytraveler20002
Captraci, VR Owner at Waterfront Manatee House, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2016

There are two conversion kits in the house to make twin beds into King. If any quests let us know ahead of time, we can set them up or you can do it for yourself if you decide you want king beds after your arrival....More

Reviewed 10 September 2015

If you want a place for the "family" this is it. The Manatee House was clean, comfortable, and near everything we wanted to do. After the first evening watching the sunset out on the pool deck we realized we had chosen well. If you have...More

Date of stay: August 2015
3  Thank C. J. F
Reviewed 9 August 2015

We had a wonderful time staying at the Waterfront Manatee House! It was the first time our extended family had stayed in a Vacation Rental together. There were 9 of us, and there really are beds for 15 people!! The view when we walked in...More

Date of stay: August 2015
3  Thank NSLadyFL
Reviewed 3 July 2015

This is a fair and honest review of Native Vacations rental house and our experience there. First the honest part. This is the first time I have rented a vacation house instead of a hotel. Couldn't find much in the way of reviews, but decided...More

Date of stay: June 2015
5  Thank 683lynnt
Captraci, VR Owner at Waterfront Manatee House, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2015

Obviously we are always concerned when people are not completely satisfied with our house. At the same time, we welcome all comments, good and bad, so we can address any failings. Screen repair services are terribly busy here and we have to be able to...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: Ask
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Alarm Clock
Grill
Blender
Books
Ceiling Fans
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Outdoor Dining Area
Paper Towels Provided
Parking
Patio
Porch
Private Outdoor Pool (Heated)
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
VCR
Washer
Water Views
Waterfront
Wi-Fi
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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Manatee House is located in a quiet neighborhood with abundant wildlife and views. There is a beach about 3 miles away, and restaurants, grocery shopping and souvenir shopping close by. The house has plenty of parking in the driveway.
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