The Magnolia House is a Coastal Riverfront Estate on the West Coast of North Central FL. Within its Historic walls, elegant & romantic spaces for two are offered for memorable lodging. Every Couple has an "our song", once you discover The Magnolia House, you'll have an "our secret place".
The Magnolia House is a Stately Key West Style Riverfront Estate on the West Coast of North Central Florida, located less than five minutes from US Highway 19. As you enter your Suite through a French Door from The Key West Terrace, you will feel as though you have been magically transported back in time to the Mysterious and Glamorous Era of Earnest Hemingway~ part World Traveler, Elegant Old World, and Newly Discovered Tropical Florida. Once inside, you will see unique wall-coverings of animal print and leather, punctuated by heavy velvet drapery. Capturing your interest next will certainly be the famous and ornate bed, crowned by a charming custom chandelier overhead, while beneath your feet are huge slabs of smooth stone. Beyond is a table set for two with a River and Sunrise View, perfect for your intimate coffee and continental breakfast together. In the winter months, you will be warmed by a quaint free-standing fireplace that casts a soft glow throughout the night. Your completely private restroom is attached and just a few steps past the arched hallway. An adjoining bedroom is available for an additional fee if more space is needed. It offers a gorgeous river view, stone floor and twin bed, all exuding Caribbean Chic style.
Within 1 - 3 miles of The Magnolia House you will find a large, beautiful Gulf Preserve Park with abundant wildlife, lakes, boardwalks and a three story viewing tower of expansive and stunning scenery of Salt Marshes, islands and the Gulf of Mexico. Marinas with a boat ramps (one is just a block away; with advanced notice and agreement, your boat may be docked at The Magnolia House), fishing, sailing and scenic tours, Restaurants, the location of the filming of "Follow that Dream" starring Elvis Presley! And...so much more.
The Public Beach at the Gulf of Mexico is also just three miles away, plus many other points of interest and activities nearby. Book a Sailing, Fishing or Sight Seeing Expedition, rent kayaks and explore the Majestic Withlacoochee River, visit Antique Shops, Swim with the Manatee, Snorkeling, Diving, Biking, Parks, Golf; we have so much to do, but the highlight is our local wildlife and natural beauty. The Magnolia House is located in the heart of "Florida's Nature Coast, with a variety of local events and several amenities all within a 30 mile radius (or less); a three + page list of "Things to do" is provided in your Suite. We offer Free Bicycle Rentals, hop on and discover Riverside Drive.
As a Guest of The Magnolia House, driver's schedule permitting, you may have the option of Booking a Carriage Ride along Riverside Drive, a beautiful divided lane with Oak Trees that create a canopy overhead, generously draped with Spanish Moss that sways in the slightest breeze. Free bicycle rentals are available too.
Complimentary Continental Breakfast items and a Fruit Bowl are located in your Suite, and orange juice is in the mini fridge in the Coffee Nook. By request, a special weekend Breakfast may be delivered to your door. Dinner may be available "European Style", by dining with your Hosts with schedule permitting and by your request.
Your second story River-view Room includes a Queen size bed (firm mattress), desk, table for two, closet, refrigerator, coffee maker, bar sink, private entrance, ample closet space and The Key West Terrace (semi-private). Your private Restroom provides double vanity with marble sinks, tub/shower combination, basic toiletries, towels and dryer. We find it noteworthy to mention; if you are seeking a fun filled jammed packed with excitement family vacation, you might consider passing on this listing. The Magnolia House is more of a romantic get away, place of rest and solitude, Nature Lover's Retreat, or just a luxurious weekend surprise for your Spouse. Expect privacy, and interaction with your Host only when you make the request.
If you have a larger party and require more space, please see our other listings, "Spice Merchant's Bed Chamber", and our neighbor friend's listing "The Coquina Cottage". We can accommodate nine or more people on the waterfront (more spaces coming soon!).
If you have a Wedding, Honeymoon or other Special Event, please inquire. We can customize and create a Listing especially for you. It will include either this Listing, The Dolphin Key, Cabana on the Rocks, The Potting Shed or Spice Merchant's Bed Chamber at The Magnolia House, plus some very special amenities such as the Antique French Horse Drawn Carriage.
We look forward to meeting you and becoming one of your fondest lodging memories.
Your accessible space is The Key West Terrace, The World Traveler Suite and Restroom, 1 covered parking space, The Riverside Deck and Gardens. Other areas are by invitation only. Privacy is our specialty; enjoy your stay!
We specialize in Romantic and Luxurious Lodging in Spiritual Retreat like fashion. By design, there isn't a television! Come enjoy the beauty of the River in a Quaint Coastal Town where privacy is practiced and appreciated. We will interact with our Guests only upon request after your check in and as you check out. Should you need us, our doorbell is within arm's reach of your private entrance, and don't hesitate to text.
Our little Coastal Community was founded by early timber entrepreneurs and avid fisherman seeking the massive sport-fish named Tarpon found on the West Coast of Florida. The Magnolia House is located at one of the sweetest honey holes for Tarpon, and in season, we can sometimes see the battle between man and beast at first strike from our Riverview Veranda. Our community is ideally located two hours or less from World Renowned Attractions and International Airports, and seconds to minutes to World Class Fishing and Diving, Shopping and Entertainment. The immediate neighborhood is quaint, resort like and private, and we are located on the main River just three unobstructed miles to the Gulf of Mexico.
Transportation is best utilized by private vehicle.
If you have a special interest, such as "Antiquing", we can prepare a map. Swimming with the Manatee, Dolphin Tours, River Tours, Fishing Guides and many other water related activities are on site and nearby. Nature Lovers find our location exceptional, with nearby Parks and Beaches.
Our little Coastal Community was founded by early timber entrepreneurs and avid fisherman seeking the massive sport-fish named Tarpon found on the West Coast of Florida. The Magnolia House is located at one of the sweetest honey holes for Tarpon, and in season, we can sometimes see the battle between man and beast at first strike from our Riverview Veranda. Our community is ideally located two hours or less from World Renowned Attractions and International Airports, and seconds to minutes to World Class Fishing and Diving, Shopping and Entertainment. The immediate neighborhood quaint, resort like and private, and we are located on the main River just three unobstructed miles to the Gulf of Mexico.
Tipus de propietat
Yankeetown, Florida, Estats Units