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River Bend Oasis on the Beautiful Santa Fe River

Bedrooms 2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


Minimum Stay
2 nights

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

Pam Poe
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
19 February, 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!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Branford in Florida

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Double Bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • 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


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(12 traveller reviews)

River Bend Oasis on the Beautiful Santa Fe River
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews


  • 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: Dec 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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amazing last minute getaway

  • 5 of 5

What an amazing getaway! The pics don't do justice to this amazing little spot on the Santa Fe River. Sitting on the upstairs porch was beyond tranquil... spotting, hummingbirds, squirrels, cardinals etc. Sitting on the dock and spotting manatees(what a treat) and sitting on the swing right on the river just soaking it all in. It was a much needed moment for me and my husband. We went to paddle board and the property owner said don't miss the opportunity to launch from the 49 bridge and make the 5 mile travel, so so so worth it! This area is so beautiful and the house met beyond our expectations, fire pit, gas grill, picnic table etc. House was fully equipped so we cooked breakfast, lunch and dinner. Rich and Pam are beyond amazing! Thank you for your hospitality. Don't look any further, this IS the place!

  • Review Submitted: May 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Exceeded expectations in every way

  • 5 of 5

First time booking on VRBO, and in a remote area of Florida I knew very little about, so I sort of went into this experience blindly other than seeing the pictures, reviews and information on this site....and I could not have been happier I did. As soon as we drove up to the property, we knew we made the right decision. Meeting the owners, Pam and Richard, further confirmed it. Truly awesome 4-night vacation, exceeding expectations in every way. The property was beautiful, peaceful and spacious. The owners were as nice and hospitable as can be and clearly thought everything out in making the whole rental experience a perfect and seamless one. We didn't want to leave, and neither did our two dogs. Our stay included kayaking, hiking, visiting Gainesville for a day (about 50 minutes away), and most important just hanging out on the balcony of the house reading, relaxing and staring at the fantastic view of the river. For dinner we stayed in for two nights and did some grilling. The other nights we went out to eat at great restaurants they recommended about 30 minutes away ( Note: everything is about 30 minutes away). No complaints at all, except maybe that I did not get ATT cellphone service there, although that was probably a blessing in disguise. And they did have very reliable Wi-Fi anyway, so I stayed connected. All was great, and we all (including our dogs) hated to leave. We will be back for sure.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clearwater, FL

Very beautiful and peaceful

  • 5 of 5

The house was large, very well equipped, the beds were very comfortable and the owners were wonderful. The view from the back deck was very serene and relaxing. You can hop right off the dock and float downstream. Beautiful night skies, played guitars at night by the fire, took advantage of the grill almost every night. If you want to get away from the city and enjoy quite country life, this is the place.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 24, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sarasota, Florida

Truly an Oasis!

  • 5 of 5

We planned this Memorial Day weekend getaway with my older children (25 & 29). We could not have asked for a better place to make unforgettable memories. We cooked all our meals in the house and the kitchen had everything needed to make some awesome meals! The house was extremely clean and the location was perfect. We spent most of our time outside playing games (corn hole, badmitton, etc.) and of course the best part was tubing down the River. The hosts of this house are so nice and are so helpful. We are hoping to make this an Annual Family Event!

  • Review Submitted: May 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Emerald coast Florida

Best Lot on the River!

  • 5 of 5

The hosts of this house were so generous and helpful. The house was fully stoked with towels, dishes, pots, pans, and linens. It's location on the river can't be beat. There's so much to do and see here and the house fit our family of six very comfortably. We couldn't have asked for a better way to spend Mother's Day weekend.

  • Review Submitted: May 10, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Branford, Florida North Central Gulf Coast

Rental Basis:
per property
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

cleaning fee £68 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £241
Tax Rate 9.0%

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

I have a minimum stay of 2 nights for $300.00. 7 nights (1 week) is $900.00 with additional nights at $125.00 per night
A 9% tax must be added to rent total and a cleaning fee of $85.00
A $300.00 damage deposit check is required to hold the reservation, but will be refunded upon inspection if no damage is done. The total rental amount is due two weeks prior to arrival date.

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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