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'Suwannee River Tranquility' from $180/Night for 4 People!'

Bedrooms 2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms + Detached Unit, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4-8)

Our western cedar sided log cabin is nestled three miles off any paved road for rest and relaxation.

Plenty of wildlife such as deer and turkey are often all around. The main cabin is 2 bedrooms 1 bath with a covered porch for grilling and socializing. An optional, attached while un-adjoining, guests suite is available for additional accommodations. Both are of tongue and groove cypress for an aromatic smell and cabin feel. Main cabin has fully equipped kitchen while guests suite has a kitchenette.

Deck walk goes straight to our river deck from there a 65 foot aluminum walkway drops to a floating boat dock.

Keywords: Private, Secluded, Quiet two night minimum

More Details

Bernie Brigman
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 14, 2017

About Bernie Brigman

I've been in the cabinet / millwork business most of my adult life .

I've been married for twenty seven years and we have a twenty one year old son . I've been a Suwannee River fan since my parents had a place not far from ours in the late 60's .

I love kayaking , skiing, scuba , and about any other water sport.

Bernie Brigman purchased this cabin in 2004

Why Bernie Brigman chose North Central Florida

. Although we had a river house some six miles down the river, our new cabin is much more secluded with very little passing traffic as we are located on a dead end street. Our property is 1.77 acres with 365 feet of river frontage .

If you fish or ski , we have a covered boat dock and there are three

boat ramps in close proximity to us .

If you like kayaking as we do , your kayak or canoe may be launched at several sites depending on the length of the trip you want .

You may also float down part of three rivers in a days time . Starting at the itchetucknee , from there down to the Santa Fe , and from the Santa Fe into the Suwannee .

What makes this cabin unique

Swimming and snorkeling is perfect as we are able to go up and down the Suwannee river and the Sante Fe river that is only two miles away. Our location is below all rocky parts of the river allowing one to travel all the way to the gulf. [around 62 miles]


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(7 traveler reviews)

'Suwannee River Tranquility' from $180/Night for 4 People!'
average rating of 4.714286 based on 7 reviews
Perry, FL

Iona and Danny Morgan

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I with our two daughters and a friend rented the whole estate and stayed for a week June 2015 we were even able to bring our ranger with us. had the best time. The convenience of the springs to the cabin was amazing. The boardwalk is beautiful it's a hike but, so worth it!! We did catch some fish, best of all our 3 year old reeled one in, we all just enjoyed ourselves so much!!

Bernie is a great person to book through obviously he has great taste to own that hidden treasure... We look forward to coming back, as soon as we can!!

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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picture perfect

  • 5 of 5

the property is as beautiful in person as it is sown in the pictures

and very comfortable , also the owner is very nice to work with

we enjoyed our stay very much ,

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Place to stay

  • 4 of 5

The cabin is a perfect get away. We wanted to spend as much time on the river as possible. The boat dock was outstanding. The owner Bernie was very easy to work with, he answered any question we had and more. We are animal lovers so we really enjoyed the cabin being in the woods. We also got a nice surprise the neighbors dog Lucky would come over to greet us everyday. We put the boat in the water at a place called Ellie Rays which has a little place where you can eat lunch on the river food was very good. The locals were great about telling us things we could do and find on the river.

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazingly Beautiful And Peacefull

  • 5 of 5

This beautiful cabin estate on the Suwanne River is all the anyone needs and wants. The property the cabins reside on is absolutely breathtaking. These cabins served as a great warm place to enjoy Spring Break and enjoy the water. My favorite amenity is the huge wooden deck and the wooden board walk to goes from the deck to the river. On both sides of the boardwalk you can see a hilly terrain with bright green grass on the crest of the hills and magnificent wild white flowers. A great place for a picnic or to sun bathe. I have great memories I will never forget at this property. Such a beautiful place :)

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely place to gather a few families

  • 4 of 5

To celebrate the holidays my family of three stayed in the 2 bedroom cabin with my best friend's family of three and had plenty of space. It was well kept and had everything we needed and some nice extras like dvds to play for the kids. My parents rented the adjoining one bedroom cabin. It was nice to have them so close but each have our own privacy. Their one bedroom was incredibly spacious and clean with two futons and a larger dining table so we gathered there for meals, however the full kitchen was in our cabin so we cooked on our side, but it worked well for us. The huge spacious deck is the best draw about these cabins. Great for hanging out and bonfires. The lovely bridge down to the floating dock was great for a family portrait and we sat at the dock fishing for hours though caught nothing. Had a great time overall and Bernie is very flexible and understanding- we were even able to extend our stay unexpectedly at the last minute. Things that I would recommend to bring are a canoe or kayak, that would really have made it stellar. We went to the nearby Ichetucknee river to kayak and had a great time.

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lakeland, Florida USA


  • 5 of 5

My wife and I do alot of traveling. We went white river rafting in Tenn. We have been to five star hotels all over florida. We know a great place when we are at one. We booked this weekend with Bernie for our 14th wedding anniversary. When we arrived the bedroom was spotless, the kitchen had an empty wastebasket ready for us along with rolls of toliet paper in the bathroom. The deck is facing the river with a 100' walkway down to the river. The bar-b-q grill is right on the deck with a table and chairs. Stero system on the deck. What more can you ask for! We grilled, watched dvd's, boated, basked in real Florida. Wish I could have stayed longer, but office and calendar wouldn't allow.We will be back if Bernie will have us :) If you want to stay on the Suwannee river this is the place. Take from an expert traveler. The pictures are just like the location. This property is very clean and well kept. I only know about the near by resturants because I have been in this area lots. Branford resturants are great exspecially the county buffet. There is a great county supermarket in Branford to get your odds and ends you don't bring with you and also ask at the Steamboat Inn for directions to the nearest boat rental.

  • Submitted: May 16, 2011
  • Stayed: May 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Ellie Ray's on santa fe hwy 49/ 129 drive thru
Nearest Restaurant
7 Miles

Boat dock, handicapped accessible deck. W/D located in 1br guests suite.

W/D available with add on suite in rental .


Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 10.0%

The add on suite is added for guest in a party over four people . The billing for the secondary unit will be billed separately . In this case , I will need your credit card information for whomever is booking the add on suite .
In the case of primary unit booking only , no one else will be in the secondary unit unless they are part of the primary units group .

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Branford Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 950 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (2) in the primary cabin . This cabin has two bedrooms . The bathroom is between the two bedrooms . For guests over four people , the add on cabin has to be rented unless you have kids under 10 years of age . Total number of people no greater than six .
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • water skiing

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