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Diver's Den Close to High Springs & 1.7 Mi. to Ginnie Springs

People12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 8-10

THE DIVER'S DEN COTTAGE is located just north of the historic town of HIGH SPRINGS. High Springs has the charm of a small southern town with the convenience of the big city. Some of the best cave diving in Florida is within 2.5 miles of the cottage. Less than a mile to BLUE SPRINGS entrance, 1.7 miles to POE SPRINGS and 2.5 miles to GINNIE SPRINGS . Diver’s Den comfortably accommodates 12 + people in the 4 large bedrooms with bonus space in this large cottage. ?Yes, new beds-4 queen size, 1 full size bed and a queen size sleeper sofa provides loads of sleeping space . (Linen provided) Relax on the leather sectional sofa maker plus another sofa for additional seating to enjoy a new flat screen TV. A FULLY EQUIPPED KITCHEN place setting for 12, microwave, coffee maker, toaster and even a dishwasher and commercial popcorn machine. ?Central heat and air conditioning. Front & back porches with gas grill, fire pit, picnic table, foosball, poker table/chips and hammock. Large secured utility room with washer & dryer with plenty of room for diving gear.

Keywords: Diving, Historical, High Springs, Ginnie Springs, Blue Springs, Post Springs, Swimming, Kayaking, Canoeing, Biking, Ichetucknee, Tubing, Cottage, Rental, Horseback Riding, Motocross Racing, Antiques

More Details

Owner
Susan
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
60%
Calendar last updated:
24 March, 2017

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in High Springs in Alachua County

Property Type:
  • cottage
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 12
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Queen size Beds (5)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Alternative Lifestyle
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
Secluded cottage on 40 acres, paved road accessible, lots parking, front/back porches, lockable utility/laundry room, off road motorcycling & 4 wheeling on 40 acres.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(14 traveller reviews)

Diver's Den Close to High Springs & 1.7 Mi. to Ginnie Springs
average rating of 4.714286 based on 14 reviews
5

Great place for cave divers

  • 5 of 5

Awesome

  • Review Submitted: Feb 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure having you stay with us. We are very pleased that you enjoy your stay. Hope to see you back soon
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5

Quiet, and close to all your needs.

  • 5 of 5

Quiet,yet close to food and unique shopping in historic High Springs. GREAT restaurants, a PLAYHOUSE, movie house, and with Gainesville around 30 minutes for shopping mall and many restaurants and other activities. The kitchen will let you cook if you wish. New public and Winn-Dixie close. 5 tv's to make everyone happy. Now that we know our way around...we'll be back. !!!

JDS and group.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

BIG HOME AND SPACIOUS YARD

  • 5 of 5

This home was perfect for our family gathering. We slept all 12 of us in this house with out difficulty. The pull out sofa had a wonderful pillow top on it and the kids slept great on it. There is only one bathroom but we managed with out difficulty as there was plenty of activities to keep everyone busy. I would recommend this home to anyone and we will be back.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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3

Great location but room for improvement

  • 3 of 5

The location of this house could not be better for visiting the Springs!!!! If you are a large family who is looking for a cozy house with sleeping for 10 (not 12 unless you use air mattress ) this is suitable. But we did have several issues that were somewhat hard to digest. When you first walk into the house you are assaulted by an extremely strong moth ball smell. The house was not cleaned well with many surfaces covered in dust and the bathroom sink, fridge and kitchen needing cleaning. The main couch was wripped, worn, and when we opened it to use the pullout the bed frame was missing and the mattress was smushed , covered in leaves, dirt, and silverfish. Upon arrival (after a fairly bad Florida thunderstorm) a glass table had been overturned in the yard and glass was shattered everywhere. It took the owner 2 days to get it cleaned up. There were hornets nests on the patio so we couldn't sit out there much. Despite the house being dirty, glass on the patio, and some other issues we did still enjoy the house. Additionally, there is a gigantic quarry adjacent to the house which our kids thought was pretty cool. When you travel with a large group and want to be close to the springs and have down time to cook and relax it beats a local motel . The shower was hot, there was enough room for all to eat together, plenty of linens and towels, and the beds were comfortable and the price was awesome! All this being said, If you care more about the springs and your company than cleanliness this is a perfect getaway! We had a great time!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The perfect place

  • 5 of 5

Diver's Den was a perfect vacation home for anyone that wants to visit the springs in the area and has a large family. The convience of the location allowed my daughter to enjoy Blue springs with the small kids while the rest of us (along with 5 teenage) girls to tube down the Ichetucknee springs. The only problem was one bathroom for 12 people.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great location!!

  • 4 of 5

We traveled to High Springs with another family looking for a spot that would accommodate the six of us as well as provide everything we needed to cook dinner in the evenings. This spot was perfect! Everyone had their own room, the kitchen was stocked with everything we needed. Plenty of board games for the family. We spent our evenings out back. There was a nice breeze coming through on such a hot day! It is literally right down the road from 3 different springs. We had divers and snorkelers in our group and really enjoyed Ginnie Springs. If you have divers in your party I highly recommend making the 45 min. drive to Devil's Den and Blue Grotto! Great snorkeling as well. Owner was prompt to fix a minor unforeseen problem we had. One thing however, grill is charcoal, not gas, so don't forget your charcoal! We had a great mini-vacation here!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in High Springs, Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£288
for 2 nights
From
£128
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £160
Cleaning fee £31
Tax Rate 7.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Location

Cave diving, tubing , Boating ,Canoeing

Hiking

Movies

Antique shopping

Ice Cream Shop

City Park

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