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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: 12/06/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

High Springs house 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

                  Payment Type

                  • Amex
                  • Discover
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa
                   

                  Reviews

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  My Standard Rate
                  2 night min stay
                  $375

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                  • $25 per person,per day over 6 $25 + tax
                  • 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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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 12/06/2014
                  Check availability
                  23 Available
                  21 Unavailable
                  22 Today
                  23 Selected dates
                   

                  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

                  VRBO #376743

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                  This listing was first published here in 2011.

                  Date last modified - Wednesday, December 17, 2014

                  $375 per night (USD)
                  21

                  3 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 12

                  View calendar: Updated 12/06/14
                  Minimum stay: 2 nights
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                  Member since: 2011
                  Speaks: english
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                  • Response rate: 100%
                  • Calendar last updated: 12/06/2014
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