The Gulf Breeze Home with direct gulf access from your private dock.

Florida Vacation Rentals By Owners
  • House 1850 Sq. Ft.
  • Sleeps 6
  • Bedrooms 3
  • Bathrooms 3
  • Minimum Stay 5 Nights

Property Description

Located five miles west on Fort Island Trail in Crystal River Florida, you're only 20 minutes to the Gulf of Mexico. Located in Citrus County Florida, which has 5 spring fed rivers that lead to the Gulf of Mexico, Crystal River has many well known activities.

First and foremost is the Manatee watching. Throughout the year you can find Manatees in the water ways of Crystal River, there have even been some in the canal behind The Gulf Breeze Home. During the colder months Manatees seek out the warmer waters around the natural springs which gives you a great opportunity to enjoy the "Sea Cow." Boat and snorkeling trips are available year round.

The fishing in Citrus County is hard to beat with the many inshore water ways where you can find redfish, trout and snook to the offshore runs for the snapper, grouper, kingfish, tarpon and many more. It's pretty much a fishing sportsman's paradise. You can do kayak fishing in the many marsh rivers just around The Gulf Breeze Home or just enjoy a kayak/canoe trip for a while.

We have the Twin Rivers Marina just minutes away where they rent boats and kayaks. Plus you can get your bait, live or frozen, before you head out. Gas is available there also.

From June 25 through September 24, scalloping comes to Citrus County. Part snorkeling experience, part treasure dive and saltwater fishing trip, scalloping is fun for all. Citrus County’s bay scallops sit in seagrass beds under five or six feet of water on the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico. A favorite activity of many families, scalloping requires little more than a snorkel, a mask and a mesh bag.

There are many events and sidewalk fairs in Crystal River, Homosassa and Inverness such as THE GREAT AMERICAN COOTER FESTIVAL (Inverness), STONE CRAB JAM (Crystal River), HOMOSASSA SEAFOOD FESTIVAL (very popular), OZELLO ARTS, CRAFTS AND BLUE CRAB FESTIVAL, FLORAL CITY HERITAGE DAYS, and many more. There are many flea markets in the area, from your small corner store in down town Crystal River, to Howard's Flea market in Homosassa with 800 booths covering 5 acres.

The Gulf Breeze Home is new construction. It's a 3 bedroom and 3 bathroom house with a 25 foot boat house with lift and a 20 foot floating dock. There are 5 porches with chairs and tables to sit and relax on. They all have ceiling fans, porch sconces lights and LED lights under the railings for a comfortable relaxing atmosphere. This house is wired for sound with speakers located on the back balconies, under the house in the carport and some pointed towards the back yard and dock, perfect for those cool evenings sitting outside.

One of the main features of The Gulf Breeze Home is the "Upper Deck." From the master porch you have a spiral staircase that takes you up to the Upper Deck on top of the house, about 35 off the ground. The Upper deck has a great view of the grasslands to the south. It has nice glass panel railings (with LED lights) for a great view and yes there are speakers up there. Perfect to enjoy the sunset with a glass of wine, beer, cocktail or other beverage.

If you are bringing your own boat, please note that there is some shallow waters going out from The Gulf Breeze Home and you need to keep in mind the tides of the day. If you have a boat with a draft of around 12 inches or less, you should be okay to enjoy the area waters most of the time.

Come spend your next vacation at The Gulf Breeze Home in Crystal River Florida. We'd be glad to have you. Tim and Karen

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  • Internet
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Satellite or Cable
  • Washer & Dryer
  • Parking
  • TV
  • No Smoking
  • Telephone (There is no house telephone so you would have to rely on your cell phones.)
  • Heating (From the ac units or the fireplace.)
  • Linens Provided (Yes)
  • Clothes Dryer (Yes, on site)
  • Fireplace (Yes we have a fireplace for those nice cool days and nights here at The Gulf Breeze Home. It is a gas fireplace with remote start. There is a glass covering for the fireplace. Cozy)
  • Garage (No garage, protective parking under the house.)
  • Internet (We have great internet from Brighthouse Networks. Wifi is available thru out the house and even works outside and on the dock.)
  • Towels Provided (Yes)
  • Living Room (Living room has some lovely beach home furniture facing the tv and fireplace. There are built in shelves next to the fireplace.)
  • Dishwasher (Dishwasher is available.)
  • Refrigerator (Side by side with water and ice in the door. There is a large ice bin.)
  • Oven (This is a dual oven for seperate baking areas. The top oven is perfect for small meals or pizza. The lower oven has room for large items like turkeys and the such.)
  • Microwave (This is actually a convection oven/microwave. It has baking available plus you can use it as a regular microwave. This convection over allows you to cook with both baking and microwave.)
  • Coffee Maker (We usually have available regular coffee along with decaf. Also we have natural sugar and a coffee creamer.)
  • Toaster (A 4 slot toaster with a bagel and frozen food settings.)
  • Pantry Items (What ever is there you can use.)
  • Dishes & Utensils (Most everything you would want or need is available for dishes, plates, glasses and utensils. We've set this house for our own comfort and use make it available to our guests.)
  • Kitchen (Open to the living room and dining area. There is a 12 foot breakfast bar with 4 stools. There are warm LED lights under the breakfast bar for mood lighting in the evening.)



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5 nights min stay
$229.00 - - -
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Peggy S.

14th August, 2018
What a beautiful house! Every single detail right down to the personal fans and phone chargers was well planned and thought out. Our 10 days there were wonderful. We made some amazing memories with our children and grandchildren .

Jessica L.

1st August, 2018
Very clean,impressive decor and comfortable
We had such a fantastic vacation with our family here. The house was well stocked with everything needed for our stay. Very clean and all the beds were comfortable. We will be returning!
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