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, three bedroom, 13 bed, two bath, (BUT WITH AUTOMATIC HOT WATER), dining room seating for 16, 2000 square foot waterfront ranch in Crystal River, Florida. We are only minutes away from the beach or boat launch that takes you to Kings Bay or the Gulf, so bring your boat. Fun fishing right in your own backyard where visitors often see manatees or dolphins. Depending on the size of your boat it may be parked in the driveway. There are also two local marinas. For the adventurous, some boats can be driven to and tied up at the homes sea wall. Shallow water, especially at low tides makes for a tricky route, but it is a very beautiful ride. Inquire with Captain Traci if interested in learning the local back waters. Manatee house boasts spectacular sunrises, sunsets, and a serene pastoral setting throughout the day. Amenities include wireless internet access, over sized screened in and heated in ground pool with plenty of seating around the pool deck and lanai. Fully equipped kitchen and laundry room. Plenty of towels, linens, blankets and pillows, and a couple days supply of paper products to help ensure everyone's comfort. 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. Captain 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 contact Captain Traci at nativevacations. Com and "Do Something Real Today"!!