The Tree House
Welcome to The Tree House in Middleburg, FL!
Staycation - Vacation - Any-Cation!
If you're looking for a get away while still being close to town - you have found it! A very secluded house sitting on about 30 acres on the Black Creek. You may see deer, turkeys as well as other native Florida critters! The main living area is on the 2nd floor. Peaceful views of the trees/woods that surround the house yet you are close to town - shopping - restaurants - and all that Jacksonville has to offer! This is a great place to escape to and enjoy the peace & quiet of the woods! This is a great place for snow-birds to hang out for the winter! Bring your RV, Camper or Boat - we have plenty of parking!
And bonus! We have a "man cave" in the lower garage that includes a great seating area, TV with basic Direct TV channels, BBQ (wheel outside for use), Refrigerator/Freezer(coming soon), Corn-Hole, Dart Board, and even a rubber raft, oars & life vests to go for a paddle along the Black Creek. We have a magnetic screen on the garage door to help keep away some of the bugs - but still allow for air flow. We also have 2 portable fans in the garage to help on those warmer summer days! Great to fish - be sure you are property licensed in Florida to do so! We also have a NEW outdoor firepit for you to enjoy under the stars!
The house has a great open concept living area with full kitchen, stainless steel appliances - including dishwasher; dining area for 6 - bar counter with seating as well. Open living area with Queen Sleeper Sofa, 2 recliners - and a fabulously comfy King Size Corda-Roy Bean Bag that also opens into a King Mattress. A large bathroom that has a walk-in shower, sunken tub, double sinks and a separate toilet room. We can accommodate 4 guests - with 2 in the bedroom - 2 on the Queen Sleeper.
Pet Friendly - additional cleaning/pet hair removal fee required. Pets must be disclosed in advance. Fee is per pet. All dogs are to be treated with Advantage or similar topical flea and tick repellent three (3) days prior to arrival. Fleas and ticks are very rampant in this area and can cause harmful/fatal illness to humans and pets. All items above are the sole responsibility of the dog owner. Failure to disclose the pet in advance will result in a $500 fee.
Some amenities are nearby and an additional fee may be required.
There is a PADL rental location at the Main St Boat Ramp - https://www.padl.co/locations/paddle-board-rentals-in-middleburg-boat-ramp/ Rent directly from your Smart Phone and tour along the Black Creek! Some amenities may be nearby - additional fees may be required. Such as boat rental, golf, horseback riding, etc.
Bring your boat, RV - even your tent - if you really want to camp out! The Main St boat ramp is minutes away. RV - depending on size - must be disclosed in advance. There is no dumping station or electricity available for RV use.
To explore various things to do around Clay County - visit https://exploreclay.com/
Entry to the grounds is thru an open gate that has 2 brick column walls on either side. You will follow the path as it winds through the woods until you reach the Tree House. Please be aware - it will be bumpy and may be affected if it is raining at all. Low sitting vehicles will not navigate the path very well - so be aware! This property is managed by Noise Aware, Minut Monitoring and a Ring Doorbell on the exterior. That is for the safety & security of everyone and to ensure occupancy compliance. As noted in the House Rules and Booking Agreement - additional guests must be disclosed in advance; any additional persons over what has been requested in the reservation may result in immediate eviction, a $500 fine and no refund.
ARRIVAL & DEPARTURE
Guest Arrival is anytime 4pm EST or after. If the property is approved for early arrival, you will receive a message letting you know you can arrive early and we will activate the door code. If you do not receive a message, then the arrival will remain at 4pm EST.
Guest Departure is anytime 10am EST or before. If you have not departed by this time and do not have written prior approval for a late departure, you will be assessed a $50 late departure fee for every 30 minute delay. The Cleaning Services we use schedule their teams for multiple cleans in advance and any unplanned delays create issues. With unscheduled/unapproved late departures, they are required to bring in additional team members to assist, which incurs a higher cost that must be charged. Any requests made for a late departure must be made a minimum of 24 hours in advance of departure time and are subject to approval/availability.
**we have well water so please be aware of that in advance
Frequently Asked Questions
When should you operate the fan? According to the HVI (Home Ventilation Institute) bathroom fans should only be operating for about 20 minutes during and after a bath or shower.
Should the fan be left on all day or left on all night? You especially should never leave the fan on all of the time. If it is run too long, it can overheat and become a serious problem and fire hazard.
Tenant is at least twenty-five (25) years of age and will be an occupant of the unit during the entire reserved dates. In addition to Tenant, other authorized occupants that have been identified to us are included. Should any unauthorized persons occupy or use the Premises, Tenant shall vacate the premises immediately without any refund. Rental status is transient and gives no residential claim to the guests. Transient accommodations, or "short term rentals" are also subject to applicable Florida Sales and County tourist development taxes which are added as a part of your total payment. Should the laws change regarding applicable taxes, we will adjust your reservation accordingly. This may include an additional charge should tax rates be increased or a refund if tax rates are decreased.
FAMILY RENTAL ONLY
Reservations made for teenagers or young single groups will not be honored without any accompanying adult staying in the unit at ALL times. We require at least one member of the party to be 25 (twenty-five) years of age! Any violators will be evicted according to Florida Statute 508.141 with forfeiture of all monies.
The maximum number of occupants allowed per property is listed in the property description. Maximum capacity applies to any given time, such as during a gathering of people at the property that includes guests that are not staying overnight. If maximum capacity is exceeded, occupancy may be terminated without a refund.
Pets are allowed; pet fee is per pet and pets must be disclosed in advance. Failure to disclose in advance will result in a $500 fine.
Any reservation obtained under false pretense will be subject to forfeiture of reservation deposit, damage deposit, and/or balance of rental payment.
Smoking is strictly prohibited. Your damage deposit will be forfeited, and you will incur an additional charge for carpet cleaning and deodorizing if any evidence of smoking is found. Or you will be billed a $500 penalty for violating the Smoking Policy. Smoking would include all forms of tobacco, cigarettes, pipes, cigars, e-cigarettes, vaping, etc.
Linens & towels are provided. Excessive Stains, Damage or loss of the Linens will result in a $50 Charge. An initial supply of paper products is provided. Extra items needed are the responsibility of the Tenant. Limited cleaning supplies are provided. There is a $50 fee to restage the house if furniture is moved around and not returned to its original place.
DAMAGES / EXCESSIVE CLEANING
Property Damage must be advised BEFORE departure. Failure to disclose may result in an additional charge.
CHECK OUT INSTRUCTIONS
Posted on the refrigerator & are standard for short term rental properties. Failure to complete these instructions will result in an additional charge of $50 per hour for completion.
When you book our property, we will text, message or email you the code to your identified contact preference - 2 hours prior to your arrival. This will give you access to the front door of the property. Additionally, names & ages of each guest are required in advance of your arrival; make/model of your vehicle(s) are required upon arrival. Maximum Occupancy of both persons and vehicles is enforced.
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