3 bedrooms and sofa bed, 2 full bathrooms, sleeps 10
Come enjoy “Old Florida” among sprawling live oak trees, smell the flowers and listen to the birds and animals while you stroll the 300 foot wooden walkway lined with banana trees and tropical plants on your way to the lake. This log home with interesting art work from around the world, with a screened in, solar heated pool is a vacation onto itself. Consider the properties central location from: Atlantic Coast - 1 hour, Gulf Coast - 1 1/2 hours, Disney - 2 hours and the University of Florida - less than 30 minutes. Within 20 miles there are 10 lakes, rivers, streams, crystal clear springs for fishing, canoeing, kayaking and swimming. Just a short drive away is Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park which includes over 21,000 acres for wildlife viewing as is the Gainesville-Hawthorne State Trail which stretches 16 miles from Hawthorne through local and conservation state lands to Gainesville’s Boulware Springs Park. The recreational trail is designed for walking, cycling and horseback riding. It is located at 7902 SE 200th Drive, off of CR 2082 west of Hawthorne and 2182 SE 71st Avenue.
Lake Jeffords is a private lake and because the lake is private, it stays quiet and doesn't feel crowded. Anglers will find plenty of fish in the lake including black crappie, largemouth bass, and bluegill.
The Pool Room is completely screened for your relaxation and is great for family gatherings. Enjoy the outdoors without bugs. There’s access to the pool room directly through patio doors from the kitchen. Sit around with ample seating and enjoy a cool drink. Come and enjoy the “Old Natural Florida”. Also, enjoy the hot tub within the screened room.