Description from owner
TripAdvisor Property ID: 8257866
About the area
This home is a 35 minute drive to the University of Florida campus. The Phillips Center for Performing Arts, Florida Museum of Natural History, Harn Museum and Butterfly Atrium are activities on the Uni. of Fla. campus. The Hippodrome Theatre is a 30 minute drive.
10 minutes from the nearby town of Hawthorne, which has a grocery store, CVS, Subway, Family Dollar, live bait store, Diane's BBQ, public library , post office, churches and thrift stores.
There is a state managed bike trail head in Hawthorne. It is a beautiful and scenic paved trail (a converted rail road track) that leads to Gainesville.
45 minute drive to the Millhopper sink hole with breathtaking views of miniature water falls from the sides of the sink and magnificent flora.
30 minute drive to the La Chua trail which leads into Paynes Prairie. You can walk the trail and see wild bison and horses. There is a wide creek filled with many species of water birds and alligators to view in the distance.
30 minute drive to Silver Springs and Wild Waters in Ocala.
2 hour drive to Disney World.
One and one half drive to St. Augustine and the beaches.
35 minute drive to Ravine Gardens and the St. Johns River front park in Palatka.
Explore the other lakes in the neighborhood by walking or bike riding ( bikes are provided ). You can fish from the dock or use the paddle boat. The bass are plentiful and they love shiners.
Blue Water Bay
I will provide exact directions to the home when we talk on the phone. This information will be included in your rental agreement.
Interaction with guest
I will be there to greet you when you arrive and show you around. I enjoy meeting new people and this is one of my favorite aspects of this business. I am always reachable by calling or texting. I will be responsive to any questions you may have during your stay. it is important to me that my guests are happy , comfortable and that they have a wonderful visit. : )