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River Bend Oasis on the Beautiful Santa Fe River

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms & 2 Baths (Sleeps 6)

Get away from the 'Hustle & Bustle' and come relax with us on the beautiful Santa Fe River. Enjoy the great view of the river from our front porch or stay cool swimming/playing along the waterfront. Fish from our floating dock, play volleyball in the front yard or take advantage of your access to the community boat ramp down the street & bring your boat, jet skis, canoes/kayaks, etc.

Our upstairs has a king bed in the bedroom, 2 queen size sleeper sofas in the living area & full bath. Enjoy the fully equipped kitchen & eating area. There is satellite TV, wireless DSL, DVD player, AC/heat, ceiling fans & washer/dryer.

Downstairs has 1 Queen Bed, 1 Full Bed, Full bath, sitting area w/couch & table & chairs

More Details

Owner
Pam Poe
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
9 November, 2017

What makes this cabin unique

Swim, boat, fish, dive or snorkel in this beautiful river. Go tubing/floating from our beach to the community park and keep your eyes open for manatees! Visit the numerous springs in the area like, Ichetucknee, Ginnie, Blue, Poe, Hart or Manatee or go antique shopping in nearby High Springs. Make Memories To Last A Lifetime!

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Branford in Lafayette County

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Double Bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • rafting
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • swimming
  • water tubing
Notes:
Many many beautiful springs to visit nearby and canoe, kayak, tube rentals nearby also. Antique shop in nearby High Springs and University of Florida in Gainesville, Fl and activities of Our Florida Gators are less than 1 hr away.

Reviews

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(17 traveller reviews)

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River Bend Oasis on the Beautiful Santa Fe River
average rating of 5.0 based on 17 reviews
5

Upon arrival it was a quaint cute cottage. Upon entering it was clean and well set up.

  • 5 of 5

Inside the place was very clean and well equipped for our stay. Location was beautiful and serene. Saw deer and birds all of our stay. Dock was useful and fun. Firepit and bbq grill was nice and ready to use. Lots of seating for deck, firepit, back patio, and upstairs deck. Comfortable beds and fresh linens were on the beds. Would stay here agaoin.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your nice review. Our goal is for all our guests to have a great time & make wonderful memories. We enjoyed having all of you and look forward to seeing you again.
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5

very beautiful

  • 5 of 5

this place was very nice.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay!!
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5

Great place on the river

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time. House offers everything you will need. I would just recommend you bring your own pillow if you have any neck or back issues.

Side note - The boat in the picture does not come with the property (someone asked that question)

  • Review Submitted: 31-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Englewood, FL
5

Beautiful location in a well loved home

  • 5 of 5

This house on the Santa Fe River had everything we could want in a vacation rental. The owners live up the road, met us at the house for a tour and offered all sorts of help including a shuttle if we wanted to tube down the Santa Fe.

This older house was immaculately kept, the beds comfortable, the kitchen well equipped. The wifi and satellite TV worked great. We just brought food. Everything else we could possibly need was there, including paper products and plenty of towels. Our dog loved the securely fenced yard. Hummingbirds visited the feeder on the big upper porch and deer grazed in the lot next door.

The spring-fed river is great for swimming, there is a very nice floating dock and a lovely swing right down by the river's edge. Many of the most beautiful springs you'll ever see are less than a half hour away.

We rent a lot of homes for vacations, and some of them have been very 'fancy'. But this is the one I want to come back to, again and again.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your nice review! We are so glad you enjoyed our home and would like to come back. Our goal is and always has been for our tenants to become our friends and make memories to cherish always. We look forward to seeing you again.
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5

Paradise!

  • 5 of 5

I've been renting through VRBO for a decade and this is the only place I've stayed that really felt like a well-loved HOME. It is not a glitzy rental. It IS a comfortable, inviting, attractive, welcoming place to relax and really enjoy a slow paced vacation.

The kitchen is well-stocked with all the appliances and utensils you'd need to create a gourmet meal - if that's your thing. There's a large grill in a lovely picnic area if you want to turn the guys loose to fix dinner. Everything - indoors and out - is ship shape, thoughtfully planned and well executed. It is obvious the home and grounds have been lovingly cared for.

The river is so soothing just to sit and watch; and, if you are lucky like I was, see some manatees! If you like to kayak or canoe, there are many places upriver to put in and paddle or drift back "home".

The host and hostess are very friendly and helpful, close by but not intrusive. They've provided all sorts of games, dvds and equipment to keep a family busy and happy with enjoyable, wholesome diversions.

It is an easy drive to High Springs or Gainesville but the setting is just so pleasant there is just no desire to leave.

River Bend Oasis is a paradise. Best vacation EVER!

  • Review Submitted: 03-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

We planned this Thanksgiving weekend with my family. We could not have asked for a better place to give thanks for all the blessings!. We enjoyed sitting on the porche with a cup of hot chocolat and the gorgeous view of the River! We cooked one the best barbeque on the back yard, we took amazing pictures!! My kids did enjoy canoing and the Springs around the area!

The hosts of this house Pam & Rich are so nice and are so helpful. We really enjoy this gettaway!

  • Review Submitted: 02-Dec-2016
  • Date of Stay: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Gainesville, FL
Car: necessary

Gainesville, FL - Home of the Univ. of Florida & the Gator Games is 45 min to 1 hr away.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Branford, Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£350
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£840
£1,370
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £18.73
cleaning fee £63.69
Refundable Damage Deposit £224.79
Tax Rate 9.0%

Maximum occupancy is 6 adults or combination of adults & children.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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