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Karen and Kendall Thurston

Member since: 2011
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Speaks: english

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

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Overview

Branford House Rental Photos and Description

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.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Karen and Kendall Thurston (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Call Owner
Speaks: english

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(32 traveler reviews)
Enjoy the beauty of the Suwannee River from the porch of this comfortable home.
average rating of 4.84375 based on 32 reviews
5

Remote and quiet

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed the quiet setting of this place. The house is very nice and stocked withe everything and more than we needed. We brought our pontoon boat and had a blast cruising the river. Kendall has really done some pretty woodwork inside the house. Thanks

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Bonita Springs
5

Fishing

  • 5 of 5

My son and I came to do a little fishing. Despite the rain, we managed to catch a few right off the dock. We saw numerous wildlife while sitting in rocking chairs. We enjoyed watching the boaters and swimmers that passed by. The woodwork in the house was remarkable. We delighted in all of the homes natural beauty.

Louise

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Peaceful getaway

  • 4 of 5

Peaceful getaway on the Suwannee. Always a great time.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Melbourne FL.
5

What a fantastic place, we loved all the comfort of you home, we will definitely be back next year!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful property, you almost think your back in time. Definitely will be coming back next year

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful property that has everything you could possibly need to enjoy your stay.

  • 5 of 5

My family and I enjoyed our stay in this beautifully decorated home located right off the river. It was equipped with anything you would need to enjoy your stay. The house instructions answered any questions you would have thought of. We will most likely be coming back next year.

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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PERFECT Summer Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We had the best two weeks and this was the perfect location for it all. The amenities offered were way beyond our expectations! From the well stocked supplies to the canoes and equipment for our use, everything was thought of and ready when we checked in. Karen and Kendall were very gracious and always available when we had questions. The property is very private and yet just minutes from the necessities. We would love to stay here again in the future and hope we get the opportunity to do so. Thank you so much for the wonderful vacation spot!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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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

Branford House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$125
From
$225
Fri,Sat
$950
$2,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 7.0%

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


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Amenities

Branford House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1665 sq. ft.
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:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • 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.

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