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River House Retreat, "Our Happy Place"

4.78(18 reviews)SuperhostAlva, Florida, United States
Entire house hosted by Teresa
16 guests6 bedrooms9 beds5 baths
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River House Retreat is 10 acres in a country setting on the Caloosahatchee River in Alva, FL. Perfect location for a seasonal retreat, business retreats, family vacations, weddings, honeymoons, birthdays, anniversaries, or just a place to relax & reconnect. The property exhibits stunning views of river and across the other side is a very wooded Caloosahatchee Regional Park. Perfect sunsets, pictures & privacy. 6 bedrooms & 5 baths, swimming pool, fire-pit, boat slip/dock & pool table.

The space
***NEW UPDATE*** There is a 74 X 44 Open Pole Barn with sidewalks leading to the house and fire-pit/pool/boat dock-slip areas. Pictures coming soon.

As you enter the gate to the property, the driveway is very long, a beautiful country setting with lots of oak trees, fenced & crossed fenced with cattle roaming a portion of acres as the drive circles around landscaping to the front of the house. This spacious house is a 2 story ranch style 6 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms, that boasts updated stainless steel appliances, open living concept, pool table, a gigantic granite island bar/table in kitchen with 18 bar stools where the family/whole group can enjoy meals together, visit for your function or simply relax and socialize.

2nd master bedroom king bed is the only bedroom on main floor and is adjacent to the kitchen with bathroom next door. There is another guest bathroom downstairs off of the living room for your guest. The huge master bedroom suite is on the 2nd floor with connecting bathroom that has river view. Bedroom #3 is a Queen bed that has river view with bathroom next door. Bedroom #4 is 2 queen beds that has river view next to bathroom. Bedroom #5 has 2 queen beds with river view connected to a Jack-n-Jill bathroom which connects to bedroom #6 with 2 queen beds. This house has a total of 2 king beds, 7 queen beds and a couch to sleep at least 18 people.

As you walk down a sidewalk from the back of house to the river you will encounter a fire-pit circle, then proceed to the pool deck where you’ll find 2 shade canopies over 2 tables including 12 chairs along with 8 chaise lounge chairs and stunning river views. Overlooking the river you will find the Caloosahatchee Regional Park with scenic wooded views and walking trails. Outside as you walk around you’ll discover that you are surrounded by water, beautiful oak trees, fresh clean air and several species of birds. It is a delight to share this beautiful retreat home with you.

Guest access
Guests have access to the property including house, pool, fire-pit, boat slip/boat dock, and all the outdoor areas except Workshop area.

Other things to note
The only thing that might impact your stay, is when you have to leave & head back home.

Swimming Pool is not heated
No Dish Washer
No Ice Maker
Wi-Fi is slow speed do to country location
River House Retreat is 10 acres in a country setting on the Caloosahatchee River in Alva, FL. Perfect location for a seasonal retreat, business retreats, family vacations, weddings, honeymoons, birthdays, anniversaries, or just a place to relax & reconnect. The property exhibits stunning views of river and across the other side is a very wooded Caloosahatchee Regional Park. Perfect sunsets, pictures & privacy. 6 bed… read more

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 king bed
Bedroom 3
1 queen bed
Bedroom 4
2 queen beds
Bedroom 5
2 queen beds
Bedroom 6
2 queen beds

Amenities

Kitchen
Free parking on premises
Wifi
Pool
TV
Dryer
Iron
Hangers
Washer
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm

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4.78 out of 5 stars from 18 reviews

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Alva, Florida, United States

This neighborhood is in a country setting and very private so you can enjoy your stay.
There is a marina a few miles from the property where you can rent a boat or dine at a great little restaurant on the Caloosahatchee River.

Hosted by Teresa

Joined in May 2018
  • 18 Reviews
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Native to SW FL and I enjoy making long lasting relationships with people. Real Estate Agent and Short Term Property Manager. In my spare time I love traveling, kayaking, boating, bicycling, comedy, gardening, movies, performing arts theater, music, camping, animals, walking, exercising, just to name a few :-)
Native to SW FL and I enjoy making long lasting relationships with people. Real Estate Agent and Short Term Property Manager. In my spare time I love traveling, kayaking, boating,…
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  • Billie
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Things to know

House rules
Check-in: After 4:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
No smoking
Pets are allowed
Long term stays (28 days or more) are allowed
Health & safety
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Airbnb's social-distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
No carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm
Security Deposit - if you damage the home, you may be charged up to $750
Cancellation policy