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Ken's Den @ Poe Springs: a Historic Home on the Santa Fe River

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View of the house and floating dock from the river

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Last updated: 04/19/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

This is a unique, historic home cantilevered over the Santa Fe River and a short distance from Poe Springs Park. All glass on one side with 180 degree river views, it is newly remodeled with comfort in mind. From the giant sectional sofa and big screen tv in the great room to the down comforters and high quality linens, it is an incredible place to relax and unwind.
Hop into one of our canoes or kayaks and paddle down for a swim at Blue or Ginnie Springs. Stay in and read a book on the hammock, fish from the dock, watch birds from the sitting room, do yoga on our spacious upstairs deck, or paint the beautiful scenery all while listening to the soundtrack of the frogs, birds, and paddlers floating by. Cook a gourmet dinner in our well-equipped kitchen and enjoy an evening on the deck under the tree canopy, or head into historic downtown High Springs for a great meal out and live music after an afternoon of antiquing.
Go tubing on the crystal clear Itchetucknee River or take a leisurely walk through O'leno State Park. Take a day trip and enjoy the coast at nearby Cedar Key, or the multitude of charming small towns and springs in the region. Drive twenty-five minutes to Gainesville and enjoy the museums, shops, and restaurants that surround the beautiful University of Florida campus, or take in a Gator football game. Ken's Den is truly the ideal place to relax and unplug.

Keywords: river house, river cabin, river retreat, kayaking, canoeing, tubing, fishing, swimming, antiquing, relaxing, peaceful, quiet, real Florida, Florida wilderness, Florida river, Florida springs, Florida springs region, Florida history, historic Florida, scuba diving, Santa Fe River, Blue Springs, Ginnie Springs, Suwanee River, Itchetucknee Springs, O'leno State Park, rural Gainesville, Newberry, Alacha County, Gilchrist County, Columbia County

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 11-12

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • river front with dock

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe:

    2 Canoes 3 Kayaks Life preservers available for both adults and up to 3 children (various sizes for children)...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas Grill...moreless

  • Porch / Veranda
 

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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$375

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Cleaning Fee $150 + tax
  • Tax Rate 11%

Notes:

Holidays = $450 per night,(3 night minimum stay) Includes canoe and kayak rental.

Big Florida Football Game Weekends (2 night minimum stay) $450 per night. Includes canoe and kayak rental.

November - February = $325 night, 4 nights or more $300 night. Includes canoe and kayak rental.

March - October = $375 night, 4 nights or more $350.00. Includes canoe and kayak rental.


Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 04/19/2015
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Location

Home is very close to the following:

Poe Springs, approximately 300 yards

Blue Springs, 1.5 miles

Ginnie Springs, 4.5 miles

Ichetucknee Springs approximately 18 miles away from the home.

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2010

About: We are a brother and sister team- fourth generation Floridians keeping this historic family treasure alive.

Why High Springs:
This property was purchased by our great grandmother in the 1940's as a place to entertain, paint, and enjoy the beautiful Florida environment. Our grandmother was born and raised in High Springs. We are keeping it in the family because we love it as much as she did.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • View of the house and floating dock from the river

    View of the house and floating dock from the river

  • View down river from the dock

    View down river from the dock

  • The great room opens to the kitchen and outdoor deck with a view of the river

    The great room opens to the kitchen and outdoor deck with a view of the river

  • Front sitting room with 180 degree view of river

    Front sitting room with 180 degree view of river

  • Downstairs bedroom w/ new queen bed and day bed

    Downstairs bedroom w/ new queen bed and day bed

  • One of three bathrooms

    One of three bathrooms

  • Upstairs sitting area looks out on deck over river

    Upstairs sitting area looks out on deck over river

  • View of the river and dock from the porch

    View of the river and dock from the porch

  • The sign that marks the driveway off the dirt road

    The sign that marks the driveway off the dirt road

  • Front of the house from the circular driveway

    Front of the house from the circular driveway

  • Fully equipped kitchen opens to great room and front sitting room on river

    Fully equipped kitchen opens to great room and front sitting room on river

  • Additional sitting area w/ ipod dock and books

    Additional sitting area w/ ipod dock and books

  • Upstairs bunk room with double bed and two bunk beds

    Upstairs bunk room with double bed and two bunk beds

  • Spacious master bedroom with king bed and private bath

    Spacious master bedroom with king bed and private bath

  • Large upstairs deck over river w/ lounge chairs and hammock

    Large upstairs deck over river w/ lounge chairs and hammock

  • Enchanted evening on the deck

    Enchanted evening on the deck

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Date last modified - Wednesday, May 06, 2015

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  • Sleeps
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  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    3
  • Property type
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Manager
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few hours
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  • Calendar last updated 04/19/2015
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