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Enjoy the beauty of the Suwannee River from the porch of this comfortable home.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms3
Space 1,665 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedrooms, 2 full baths, an inflatable queen bed, sleeps 6

This beautiful home says come in and stay awhile. Renovated by a master woodworker it features hardwood floors and unique spalted trim. Snuggle down into one of the soft leather sofas and read a book or watch a movie on the 52' flatscreen TV. Internet WI-FI and BluRay allow you to stream your favorite movies. A covered porch, of over 80 feet, overlooks the Suwannee River and a large front yard where wildlife abounds. Fish off the riverbank or the floating dock. Three canoes are at your disposal. This home is family friendly. There's a great childs corner inside where little ones can play. They'll love the rope swing in the front yard. Outdoor games like Ladder Ball and Sky Darts are available. It is only minutes away from a paved bike path. Close to area springs for scuba, snorkeling, or tubing. This property is great for a peaceful retreat or to enjoy all the water activities that the Suwannee can offer. Just 4 miles to the closest boat launch. It is also ideal for a girls weekend.


Owner
Karen and Kendall Thurston
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 20, 2017

Amenities

Branford House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1665 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • River
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 16 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Downstairs basement bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • A queen sized air mattress and a Pack and Play for infants and toddlers is available.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
Dish satellite with Sirius music is available. Small VHS library for children. Internet access.

Reviews

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Enjoy the beauty of the Suwannee River from the porch of this comfortable home.
average rating of 4.82 based on 50 reviews
Lake Wales, Florida
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Great time for all!

  • 4 of 5

We all enjoyed our stay on the Suwannee River from the 3 year old to Granddaddy at 61. The grandkids enjoyed swimming and of course the swing was the favorite. We made s'mores on the fire and fished from the dock. It was a great place to unwind. Thanks for opening your home to strangers.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing

  • 5 of 5

We loved our time in your home with our guests whom are family to us. Very memorable and fun😍

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very clean and well maintained.

  • 5 of 5

The owner's attention to detail was amazing. Everything was provided for our stay. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would definitely return.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful home and property. We loved the decor and warm feeling as soon as we walked in.

  • 5 of 5

My husband and our friends who also brought their children had a fantastic time. The home was welcoming and the grounds great. We did some swimming and canoeing and walking. We saw some great wildlife and enjoyed a good Florida thunderstorm. Cooked all our meals at the house, read, played card games, watched movies. An overall wonderful getaway. If you're looking for a great place to escape that has everything you need and I mean everything, this is the place. Bring clothes, food for meals, a good book and you're set. Thank you Thurston's for welcoming us into your home.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Awesome

  • 5 of 5

We love this river house.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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5

Expectations thoroughly exceeded!!

  • 5 of 5

This house was everything we thought it was going to be and much much more! So much space but still so cozy, beautiful Riverview! And the owners have the house stocked with anything you would ever need, it rained a couple days we were there and there were plenty of toys, board games, and coloring books and crayons for the kiddos! Also I forgot a few key items, but they had them there! We will be making this a yearly summer spot for our family!

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Map

Ichetucknee Springs State Park
Great Outdoors Restaurant
Blue Springs Park Inc
High Springs
Nearest Airport
47 Miles
Gainesville Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
4.6 Miles
Ellie Ray's River Landing
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Highway 27
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
The Gathering

Located down a winding dirt road 10 mins. from Branford, FL., the 'Cave-Diving Capital of the World'. This home sits on 4.5 acres with 200' of Suwannee riverfront making it a nature lovers delight. Take walks along the country roads. Bring your bikes and ride down the rails-to-trails which is just 5 mins. away. There are 3 canoes available to launch off the bank. You may also bring your own boat and tie it off to our floating dock. The nearest boat launch is just 4 miles away. The Ichetucknee River is 15 mins. away. Go tubing down its run and experience the beauty of these crystal clear waters that have a year round temp. of 72 degrees. High Springs and Alachua are 30-40 mins. away. Antique buffs will enjoy the many shops, the dining, and the quaint charm of these towns. The Univ. of FL is an hour away. Tallahassee- 1.5 hrs. Jacksonville- 2 hrs. Orlando- 2.5 hrs.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Insurance $59

Mid-week rates (Sun. - Thurs.) $135.00/night
Weekend rates (Fri., Sat., and Holidays) 225.00/night

2 night minimum, 3 night minimum for Holidays

Weekly rates $ 950.00
Monthly rates 2500.00


Credit cards and personal checks accepted.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.

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