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West of Gainesville Florida, on the banks of the historic Suwannee River you will find 'The Cottages of Suwannee Preserve'. This is the only availble cottage to rent on the river in the Preserve. The Preserve is a pristine 'park-like' setting full of outdoor fun activities.
Stay in a fully furnished luxury private home, on acres of woodlands along a pristine river bank.
Our home is a spacious 3 bedroom (two master bedrooms), 3 bathroom. A very comfortable home with a 'Cottage' and 'River' theme, with the following amenities:
State of the art water treatment system
Crown molding and 5 inch baseboards
9 foot ceiling throughout
Tile floors in living room, dining room, kitchen and all baths
All General Electric appliances
Hunter Douglas window treatments
Two 39' HD flat screens (one in Master Bedroom) with Direct TV 'Whole House HDDVR' System and an upgraded access package including Local Station access, Sony Blue-ray player & VCR player and enhanced sound systems.
2 porches - One Screened for bug free dining, the other an open sundeck
The Cottage is centrally located on Florida’s Nature Coast, situated on acres of property in a park like setting on the Suwannee River. Enjoy all that the Suwannee River, area springs and pristine countryside have to offer with such activities as fishing, scuba diving, snorkeling, swimming, tubing, water slides, zip lining, karaoke, hiking, bird watching, bicycling, clay shooting and horseback riding. There are also plenty of antique shops nearby! The area has the highest concentration of freshwater springs on earth, with two major rivers (the Suwannee and Santa Fe) forming the northern and western boundaries of Gilchrist County, and over 60 springs within or adjacent to the county.
It's easy to see why the peace and tranquility of this site is perfect for a vacation 'get away'. An escape for you to do as little or as much as you want. Start daydreaming about how you will spend you days and create personal and family memories at the Cottages of Suwannee Preserve.
So much to see and do, you won't want to leave.
ALSO CHECK OUT OUR SECOND VACATION HOME RENTAL NEXT DOOR "SUWANNEE HOUSE" VRBO LISTING #703823
Bike Trails and Hiking: The Cottages 7 Station Exercise Trail The Cottages Nature Walking Trail Big Shoals on the Suwannee Nature Coast State Trail Suwannee River Wilderness Trail Suwannee River State Park Wildlife Viewing Natural North Florida
Area Springs: Ginnie Springs Fanning Springs Hart Springs Manatee Springs Poe Springs Blue Springs Goranto Springs
Marinas & Boat Services: Suwannee River Marinas Ellie Ray's River Landing Suwannee River Tours
Shopping: Point of View Antiques and Gifts A Cedar Key Get-Away High Springs Cedar Key Quilt Shop and Art Gallery Trenton
Art and Entertainment: University of Florida Center for Performing Arts Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art Florida Museum of Natural History Butterfly Rainforest The Hippodrome State Theatre
Medical Facilities: Shands Hospital North Florida Regional Medical Center
Driving Directions from Gainesville, FL to The Cottages of Suwannee Preserve
From Gainesville I-75 take SR 26 west 24.5 miles.
At light in Trenton, turn right , North, onto Hwy 129 north, go 10.4 miles
At blinking light in Bell, turn left, West, onto Strickland Avenue - CR 342, go 3.1 miles.
Turn right, North, onto CR 341, go .02 miles.
Turn left, West onto Suwannee Avenue (limerock road), go 1 mile.
At stop sign, turn right, North onto NW 70 Avenue, go .08 miles.
Turn left, West onto NW 7 Place, go .04 miles.
Turn right, North on NW 73 Way, go .09 miles.
Take left fork of road onto NW 13 Lane, go .03 miles. The Cottages of Suwannee Preserve is on your right as you approach the paved road.
Turn right, North and the entrance to unit #3 (Riverbend) will be the second left. The drive passes by and between the basketball court and the volleyball court as you approach the cottage.
Just pull under the cottage and you are there!
Keywords: Private Home, Suwannee Riverfront, Vacation Home, Home, Cabin, Cottage, Bungalo, Suwannee River, Bob's River Place,
King size beds (1) In the master bedroom, Queen size Beds (1) In the second master bedroom, Double Beds (1) Located in the third bedroom with slide-out trundle (twin), Twin or Single Beds (1) Located in the third bedroom as a slide-out trundle (twin)...moreless
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
Additional information about rental rates
Admin., Setup & Cleaning$100
RIVERBEND CAN BE RENTED AS A ONE BEDROOM FOR 2 GUESTS @ $200 PER NIGHT, OR 3 BEDROOM FOR 6 GUESTS @ $300 PER NIGHT. ALL REQUIRE 2 NIGHT MINIMUM. WEEKLY AND MONTHLY RATES CAN BE PROVIDED UPON REQUEST.
WE ALSO HAVE A SECOND HOME FOR RENT "SUWANNEE HOUSE" WHICH IS NEXT DOOR AND CAN BE RENTED VIA "VRBO".
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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"Local Style" water park for kids and adults, admission charged by the boat or car load (very reasonable) park has two great big water slides, several rope swings, water pit (shin high water) volleyball, log rolling, karaoke, zip line, pinicing, and all very casual. Could be the highlight of your trip even if you just watch.