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Paw Paw's Place on the Suwannee River near Branford

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 6 Sleeps (maximum 4 adults)

Paw Paw's Place is located on a wooded acre on the banks of the

Historic Suwannee River near Branford, FL. The screen porch

overlooking the river is great for an outdoor meal, relaxing,

reading, or just watching the river go by.

It is romantic for couples, fun for families, and perfect for divers.

There are two bedrooms with king sized beds and a sleeper sofa, two bathrooms, and stocked kitchen with dishwasher and microwave. Game room with ping pong and foos ball, outdoor activities and a washer and dryer in the garage.


Owner
Billie Rooney
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 20, 2017

About Billie Rooney

Scott and Billie Rooney live on a farm outside of Live Oak, FL , about 35 miles from Paw Paw's Place. They grow blueberries and blackberries for U-Pick and have a flock of sheep and a few cattle. Originally from St. Petersburg, they moved to North Central Florida in 2005.

Billie Rooney purchased this house in 2001

Why Billie Rooney chose North Central Florida

We have been vacationing on the Suwannee River for many years. It is a great place for families to enjoy nature, connect with each other and just all around have fun. Paw Paw (Billie's dad) dearly loved this place. When he became ill, he needed to sell it and wanted it to stay in the family. We purchased it and have been renting it to vacationers since. He was proud to have so many families be able to experience the peacefulness and family fun that his family did over the years.

What makes this house unique

There is nothing like having your morning coffee on the screened porch overlooking the slow moving water of the Suwannee River. Enjoy the peace and quiet as you watch the squirrels scurry through the trees, fish jump and see the occasional fisherman pass by.

When you're up and ready to go, there are many springs nearby for swimming. You don't want to miss floating down the Ichetucknee River in a tube or on a raft. Canoe the Suwannee or bring your motor boat. Or just stay and home and fish off the dock or play in the water.

Grill your supper and have an outdoor meal on the picnic table. Then end the evening with a campfire. Makes for a great nights sleep!!

Amenities

Branford House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 22
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • forests
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
Two bedrooms with king sized beds, sleeper sofa, two bathrooms, full kitchen, screen porch, Satellite TV/DVD, game room with ping pong and foosball, outdoor games, dock, and canoe. Outdoors grills. Campfires allowed.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(43 traveler reviews)

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Paw Paw's Place on the Suwannee River near Branford
average rating of 4.837209 based on 43 reviews
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nice and peacefull place

  • 4 of 5

The cabin was comfortable and located in a secluded placed but yet close enough to the town's commerce; we enjoyed having seen lots of deer around the area and the sturgeons jumping up in the river.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Paw Paw's Place

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at Paw Paw's place, it was way deep in the woods, peaceful and quiet,

lots of wild animals, the flowing of the river from the porch was fantastic, fishing from the floating dock was good, very relaxing.

All the luxuries of home, not far from town.

Able to park my pontoon boat at the floating dock and able to go out early in the mornings and late in the evenings for a boat ride.

The house was fantastic and comfortable, the beds slept great.

The kitchen was very nice and easy to cook meals in.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Trip

  • 5 of 5

Just as describe in photo we enjoyed our stay very much quite and serene. Very clean and the kitchen was very well stocked with everything you could need. We enjoyed the game room actually used it more than expected at days end. Close enough but also far enough from town that you wouldn't mind going if you forgot anything. Can't wait to go back.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Serendipity

  • 5 of 5

Paw Paw's place was the perfect spot for a weekend getaway dedicated to floating on Florida's beautiful rivers. It is close to many different rivers and springs. When we weren't floating down the Santa Fe or Ichetucknee or exploring Ginnie and her sister springs, we were floating on Paw Paw's dock, enjoying the Suwannee River. The home was clean and easy to find if you follow directions. A short drive away is town where you can find most of what you might need. Both rooms have king beds which allowed for stretching out. The beds were very comfortable, and we slept like rocks. The screened porch was a fantastic place the enjoy our evening meals in nature without being eaten by mosquitos. We spent most of our time rafting, but it was very tempting to want to just stay at Paw Paw's Place thanks to all the entertainment and the fantastic location. I won't hesitate to visit again.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Nice family friendly fun

  • 5 of 5

Had a nice weekend away fun things to do rain or shine

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a wonderful time at the cabin. It's clean nice and right on the water. We utilize their canoes in there ping-pong table and their kitchen and just relaxed and enjoyed the water. It's also close to the edge of Techny Springs so we went tubing. We look forward to coming again and staying

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* boat.

* swim in the river or springs.

* tube the Ichetucknee River.

* fish.

* relax, read a book, play games.

Top Thing to do in Budget:

* swim.

* fish.

* canoe or tube.

* relax.

* play in the game room or outdoors.

Top Thing to do in Family:

* swim.

* fish.

* canoe / tube.

* play in the game room or outdoors.

* boat.

All types of water sports on the Suwannee, Santa Fe, and Ichetucknee Rivers, fishing, swim in Little River, Troy and other springs in the area, hike, bike on the Greenway, or just get away and relax!

After reservation is made, you will receive an email with the Instructions, Driving Directions and Key Information.

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Additional information about rental rates

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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