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Rum Island Cabin on the Santa Fe River

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 240 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, 2 Sleeps

The beautiful Santa Fe River and its many pristine springs are at your doorstep from this tiny, well equipped cabin in the woods. Relax in a peaceful, private, low tech environment surrounded by Mother Nature. The town of High Springs with antiques, gift shops, and restaurants is 6 miles away; Gainesville (and the UF Gators) is 30 miles away. Beautiful parks and spring fed rivers and hiking / biking trails are close by. Cave divers and snorkeling at world renowned Ginnie Springs is 1 mile upriver. Canoe/kayak/float/swim/relax in the river and springs 100 feet from the cabin door.

The cabin is fully equipped with AC/heat, fridge, microwave and hotplate, all utensils and linens provided. The bathroom has toilet and shower. We have a comfy full size bed, DVD player, dvd's, games and books. Outside you will find a screened porch to watch the wildlife and birds. We have a bar-b-que and a fire pit. The hammock swings between two shady trees.

The gate from the cabin leads to a small, pristine spring right on the Santa Fe River.

More Details

Owner
Owner/Manager
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
20 October, 2017

About Owner/Manager

We are both retired and love where we live and love to share it with others. The cabin is private, in a clearing in the woods. Our house is on the other end of the property.

We are from St. Louis, but have lived in Florida for over 40 years.

Location

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Gainesville Regional
Nearest Barpub
6 Miles
Great Outdoors
Nearest Golf
25 Miles
Gainesville
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
I-75
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
Great Outdoors
Nearest Beach
65 Miles
St, Augustine
Car: necessary

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Fort White in Columbia County

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 240 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00 / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • rural ...
  • Waterfront ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
Outside:
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • water tubing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(41 traveller reviews)

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Rum Island Cabin on the Santa Fe River
average rating of 4.9268293 based on 41 reviews
5

Excellent setting for people who love the woods but want to sleep in a bed.

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful setting. Very quiet and secluded. 1 minute walk to river and small spring. Cabin is small but perfect for 2 people. Had everything we needed. Plenty of space outdoors.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for coming and we are so glad you enjoyed the space. We enjoy sharing it!
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5

Adventure Basecamp

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I really enjoyed relaxing on the bug free porch after paddling the local rivers. The location feels remote and private but is central to activities and convenient to town. The cabin is intimate and well equipped. Stay here and explore the best of Florida's outdoors all around!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful, cozy, private cabin. Perfect for two!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful...nature, privacy, comfort!!!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

quite, peaceful, secluded, comfortable

  • 5 of 5

The Rum Island Cabin was a great getaway for a long weekend in a quiet peaceful natural surrounding. The space is obviously small but was perfectly adequate for my needs. I spend most of my time outside or on the screened-in porch. The cabin had everything I needed for preparing some simple meals. It is a very short walk to the river and an active spring.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Totally AWESOME

  • 5 of 5

Cabin was small (but advertisement clearly stated that fact!) and situated in a beautiful woodsy setting. Exceptionally clean and well stocked with all the little extras one would need for temporary living. I definitely would recommend this to anyone who wants a private, relaxing vacation. Dave and Maryann are super people. We had forgotten a family video behind and they went out of their way to ship back to us with no questions about the shipping fees that they paid. The only down side to this cabin, is that it is so well stocked, there is no room for any items that one would bring. There is no place to put ANYTHING. Best advise I can give, is to leave your suitcases in the car and live out of your suitcase. Even knowing this, I still rate it 5 stars and would go back again in a heartbeat.

  • Review Submitted: May 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Top notch!

  • 5 of 5

This is a really great place with a perfect location

  • Review Submitted: May 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Fort White, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£159
for 2 nights
From
£68
£444
£1,388
 

Additional pricing information

cleaning £22.75
Refundable Damage Deposit £75.82

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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