|Minimum Stay||2 nights|
We would like to invite you to recharge in our one of a kind 'Off Grid' Cabin. This one of a kind property is located at the end of Maloy's Landing Road in Beautiful Wacissa, FL only 30 minutes from FSU and the perfect weekend game place hideaway. This 3 bedroom 1 1/2 bath cabin sleeps 8 comfortable in it's two bedrooms and huge loft. The cabin nestled on one of the beautiful springs that feed the Wacissa river surrounded by towering 80' White Oaks, pines and hundred year old Cypress trees. From the front porch you can view wildlife such as deer, raccoons, woodpeckers, blue herons, hummingbirds, cormorants and wild turkey. The cabin is constructed of 100+ year old river wood pulled from the Wacissa and it's tributaries. Some of the planks used in the walls are better than 20' wide, the handrail on the stairs to the loft is made from a civil war era bridge blank, and much of the structure has actual river wood trees from the foundation through the floor to the ceiling. The property is 'Off Grid' meaning there are no utilities coming in from the power company. We utilize solar panels, battery banks and a backup diesel generator to maintain power to the cabin 24/7. The cabin is equipped with central air, propane hot water and most of the other every day luxuries you would expect to find in a home that is 'On Grid'. So our invitation extends to anyone wanting to relax or even those wanting to celebrate a special occasion including FSU football games. You will be 1.5 miles from the closest house and 1 mile behind a locked gate so you can have the privacy to do whatever it is you wish to do. So come on out and experience true adventure in a one of a kind cabin.
This cabin was built by local residents Bradley Cooley Jr. and Sr. over the past few years as a place to get away.
Linda Cooley purchased this cabin in 2010
You will not find a more unique piece of property in a more private or beautiful location.
We guarantee this will be the best and most relaxing place you've been in North Florida.
Our stay at the Wacissa cabin the week of Christmas 2014 was a great way to relax and enjoy nature in a beautiful part of Florida. The cabin had everything we needed, was well furnished, and had plenty of space. We loved going out on the private dock and took advantage of the nearby kayak rentals. We located some awesome swimming holes while kayaking for when we return in warmer weather. The wildlife viewing on the river was spectacular. The location is far enough from developed areas that the night sky is great for stargazers. However, downtown Tallahassee is less than 30 minutes away.
The owners made sure we had everything we needed. The only disappointment was the generator was louder and ran more than I expected. The drawback is that although you are miles away from the nearest house or highway, you have the constant noise of the diesel generator. The owners did show me how to shut it off and start it back up so that we could have some time while it was not running. It did take some getting used to but should not keep anyone from staying at this wonderful cabin. Great for large and extended families and if you enjoy being outdoors. Although the weather was beautiful for our trip I want to return in warmer weather so that we can take advantage of the swimming holes.
This place is quickly becoming my home away from home. It's refreshing to visit and unplug. I recommend this property for any family or a romantic adventure with your significant other.
"Off The Grid" was exactly what we wanted! Our 3 teenagers wanted outdoor adventure, kayaking, and campfires with Dad for his birthday. We're not city folks. We LOVE nature! We know how to rough it, but thought it'd be nice to stay in a rustic cabin in nature, but enjoy the luxury of real beds, hot water and electricity.
When we arrived, off the beaten path and totally secluded, we were thrilled...until we stepped out of the truck and heard the Boing 747 preparing for take off: the GENERATOR! The sounds of nature could not be heard. The generator provides electricity and hot water, but we would have GLADLY gone without such amenities to have the roar of the turbine engine cease. The propane heater and gas stove would have been sufficient for heat and cooking. We had no need for hot water, because the kids refused to shower in the smell of rotten eggs. There is not a water softener, so the water reeks of good ol' Florida sulfur. The dishes could have been washed with water heated on the stove. Candles and flashlights would have been much better than hearing that damn generator every second of our hoped for "nature get-a-way."
We did make a beautiful campfire, gathered as a family to roast marshmallows, and enjoy the evening. We couldn't even have conversations because the fire pit is 15 feet away from the Boing 747. The stars were gorgeous, but we were quickly annoyed and went inside to play games. While playing, a pair of lady's dirty thongs were discovered between the couch cushions. YUCK!
The grill is completely rusted out. No steaks for Dad's b-day dinner.
The cabin's architecture is breathtaking, but the place obviously had not been cleaned in some time. Roach poop filled the kitchen drawers, covered the dishes and utensils. I spent the first two hours cleaning the kitchen and washing all the dishes. At bed time, the kids found an abundance of roaches in one bedroom, so they ALL slept in the front room with the lights on to keep the roaches away. Our bed had blood stains and dead bugs on the sheets, so I changed the bed with linens from the closet (hopefully clean). Cobwebs, spiders, bugs, roaches, and lizards were everywhere throughout the cabin. I grew up in the country and know this is par for the course, but if the screens didn't have holes and fit the windows properly, and the place was clean, this would not have occurred.
Two stars because the homeowner was gracious & allowed us to stay later in the day to enjoy a kayaking trip.
We went up to visit my son for his birthday. There were eight if us, plus our two Labradors . We loved it! Would stay again in a heartbeat. Lots of room for sleeping, and TV watching, and meals. Lots of yard space to run around. Loved the fire pit at night! It is so much better than three hotel rooms!!! Very peaceful and private.
Remote natural old Florida. Relax or enjoy a trip on the river. So much wildlife to see on the river. This was my second stay. Canoe or kayak outfitter who delivers, less than a mile away ( by water). Easy to reserve check in and out. This is a great place to unwind.
We decided to cancel our rooms at the Double Tree downtown Tallahassee for the World University Games Springboard/Platform Diving Trials. We found the "Off Grid" cabin online and decided it would be a better place to unwind after each day's competition. Our expectations were greatly exceeded for the stay in ease of commute to Tallahasse, the beauty of the Cabin and the river and the community of people that live around the river. The reclaimed Cypress and Pine that the cabin is constructed of is beautiful. The Wacissa River is awesome. Beautiful, serene, incredible wildlife, clear water and wonderful people. While we were there, we were offered 3 airboat rides, welcomed on the river, invited over to hang out one evening at a river house, and offered kayaks to use to on our last day on the river. I can see why people never move away from this area. This cabin and the large property it sits on is so peaceful and relaxing. We throughouly enjoyed our stay. This is a hidden gem.
Located just 30 minutes from the Governers Square Mall in Tallahassee with everything you could possible need as far as shopping and entertainment goes. Only 35 miles from FSU's stadium via I-10.
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
FSU Graduation Weekend
May 1 2015 - May 3 2015
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
|Property Damage Protection||$49|
|Notes||ALL SPECIAL EVENT RESERVATIONS WILL BE PAID IN FULL AT BOOKING NO REFUNDS ON SPECIAL EVENTS! ALL RATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE! WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO DECLINE RESERVATION REQUESTS!|
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