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Blue Run Cabin: Unique Rainbow River Location

People5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Hot Tub
  • children welcome

Overview

About the property

2 bed, 1 bath, sleeps 5

With one bedroom plus a sleeping loft and one bathroom, this cabin offers an unparalleled view of the Rainbow River which can be enjoyed from the hammock, the hot tub, the outdoor dining area or the patio area. This family-friendly rental sits at about the midpoint of the river and is bordered by the Florida State Greenway.

The cabin is ideal for the nature lover. Spring brings the blue herons to nest in the cypress in front of the house. You can see the different creatures as the day progresses: ducks in the early morning, blue heron fishing at mid-day, the hummingbird and otters in the evening, and the owl at dusk. Nature provides an ever evolving show right from the comfort of the deck.

Activities include swimming, snorkeling, canoeing, and everyone’s favorite: tubing down the river. The spring water is 73 degrees year round so if that's not to your liking you can enjoy the screen enclosed hot tub overlooking the river.

The cabin has one bedroom and a sleeping loft and is suitable for up to four. Families of more than four are discouraged but may be considered on a case by case basis for an additional charge. Come enjoy the natural beauty of this gem the locals affectionately call the' Blue Run.'

More Details

Property Manager
Dwight
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
23 March, 2017

About Dwight

I am about as close to Tom Sawyer as you will find. I grew up running around in the woods along the Rainbow River shirtless and barefoot. We would fish off of anything that would float and we had no qualms about sneaking out and bass fishing off of someone's dock when they left for the supermarket. My first home as an adult was an old cracker style house downstream on the Blue Run. (It was not much of a house). That house is still standing and will for a long time because it stayed in the family and now belongs to one of my closest friends.If you float down you can see the place on the east bank. You can recognize it on weekends because it is the only place with plastic lawn furniture set up out in the river. Give them a shout on the way by. They are fine southern folks. We all remember the river the way it was before it was discovered, but that was a long time ago and we can't undiscover it, so we welcome our visitors. I'm glad I got to see it then in its more natural state. I hope my visitors enjoy the river as much as I have. -Dwight

Dwight purchased this cabin in 2012

What makes this cabin unique

Come visit. You'll see.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Dunnellon in Levy County

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 5
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • Kayaking
  • diving
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • swimming
  • water tubing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(45 traveller reviews)

Blue Run Cabin: Unique Rainbow River Location
average rating of 4.866667 based on 45 reviews
5

Peace and Quiet

  • 5 of 5

Blue Run Cabin was just the R&R we were looking for, we loved the privacy and peacefulness of the location! Every morning was spent on the deck with our binoculars observing all the wildlife and bird activity. We kayaked every day and relaxed in the hammock. Wonderful house, wonderful location! Rainbow River is a very special place.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A serene and peaceful getaway w breath-taking views!

  • 5 of 5

The perfect place to disconnect from the madness out there!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent

  • 5 of 5

Serene and peaceful property! Thank you for a wonderfully relaxing weekend!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Location, Location, Location!

  • 5 of 5

I stated with my husband and my two small dogs. *We* had a great time!! Enjoyed the water and kyaks every day!!. Small place, perfect for two. Very clean with all amnenities, including washer and dryer. For sure, we will be back.

Thank you,

Lina

  • Review Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peace & quiet and lots of beautiful sights at The Blue Run Cabin

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I enjoyed our second visit to the Rainbow River while staying at the Blue Run Cabin. The cabin was quite comfortable and had all the comforts of home. Situated in a small neighborhood but was very private and quiet. We enjoyed the natural setting right on the river. There are lots of trees in the large yard that provides shade and welcomes many birds to watch. Plenty of water toys was provided and we enjoyed the two green kayaks the most. They are super quick and easy to navigate the river. Would suggest a storage rack for them though to better accommodate..when we arrived we found them up on the deck close to the cabin and we had to carry them back & forth when using. We experienced hurricane Hermine come though while staying at the cabin. It rolled through in the middle of the night on 9/1 and when we awoke on the 2nd we found the cabin to be in great shape. No damage just lots of broken tree limbs and fallen moss. Didn't stop us from enjoying another day of the river and we felt safe the entire time we knew it was coming. You have a good sturdy cabin Dwight! We really enjoyed sitting on the deck in the evenings and watching the wildlife swim by. We watched cormorants hunting for fish in the river right off the deck. Enjoyed the wood ducks and saw a really cool alligator snapping turtle too! And the spa was quite wonderful too!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. the kayaks ,Canoe and paddleboards were stored in a way that would prevent them from getting blown away in the storm. Dwight
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5

Beautiful cabin on the Rainbow River!!!

  • 5 of 5

Such a beautiful little cabin on the Rainbow River that is secluded and very private. Perfect for family of 4. Very clean and lots of great water toys and everything you would need for a week stay or longer. Really enjoyed our time here and will recommend to all our family & friends. Can't wait for another long weekend off so we can visit again...

  • Review Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
100 Miles
Tampa or Orlando
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Car: necessary

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Dunnellon, Florida

Rental Basis:
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Manager accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£681
for 3 nights
From
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£1,308
£3,064
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £35 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £160
Pet Fee £60
Cleaning Fee £80
Tax Rate 10.0%

Rates subject to change until reservation confirmed. No refunds due to inclement weather.

Manager'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.
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