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Whimsical Cabin on Rainbow River, Sandy Wading Beach, Free Kayaks & Canoe

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Last updated: 07/10/2014
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Dunnellon cabin description

Uncork your spirit & indulge in the phenomenal rainbow river on a property with an ancient phosphate mine & whimsical past.

This wonderful old Florida cabin, circa 1940, celebrates the charm of the era in a very romantic & cozy setting. The open 600 sf layout of this cabin is very comfortable and perfect for a couple. The screened porch looks out over the picturesque Rainbow River offering 116' of pristine river frontage which includes small sandy wading beach. You will encounter otters, wood ducks, turtles, foxes & exceptional birding, along with other forms of wildlife.

Explore this unique river on our kayaks, canoe like boat for paddling and or, with our tubes, should you choose to indulge. Fish or dive off our dock where vast fishing opportunity abounds. (dock mooring is available for rental boat). We furnish a gas BBQ grill for your outdoor dining pleasure & fire pit to relax by in the evenings.

This historic river property steeped in Florida history, nestled in a very serene setting on 1.5 acres of towering pines & majestic oaks, is very much like a storybook. The property boast an ancient phosphate mine, excavated during the Dunnellon boom days, circa late 1800's. This phosphate mine was bridged over to access the cabin & river.

Wondering about the property literally brings you back in time in a park like setting. You will enjoy the natural flora & fauna, some of which could be considered prehistoric, such as the large mastodon fossils in the phosphate mine, which can be viewed. Many of the majestic pines are centuries old & history reveals they have been used for turpentine harvesting. Come and take a stroll through our beautiful property which we have been blessed with.

There is also a small vineyard on this land, and if in season, wine may be available for tasting. The property has two cabins, the owner lives in one of them.

Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Pets Not Allowed:

                Sorry, no pets allowed on the property, no exceptions....moreless

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                The primary renter must be the age of 25 or older...moreless

              • Not Suitable For Children:

                Not suitable for children under the age of 10....moreless

              • Non Smoking Only

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2

              • Bedroom 1: 1 king

                Cabin has an open layout floor plan & sleeps only two people...moreless

              • Bedroom King Size Memory Foam Bed. Maximum Cabin Occupancy is 2

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Dining:

                Counter top dining in the kitchen area...moreless

              • Dining Area Seats:

                2...moreless

              • Kitchen
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Oven
              • Microwave
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Seating for 2 people

              Amenities

              • Linens Provided
              • Towels Provided
              • Hair Dryer
              • Parking

              Other Amenities

                  • 1 mile to Winn Dixie Market and 2 miles to Walmart. ...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Video Library
                  • Television
                  • DVD Player
                  • Books

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    New Gas Grill by the picnic table on lower deck overlooking the river ...moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    1.5 acre property, orchid trellis, vegetable garden & vineyard...moreless

                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    2 Kayaks & Canoe like boat with paddles. We also have tubes...moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Screened Patio Upstairs with patio dining ...moreless

                  Theme

                  • Adventure
                  • Away From It All
                  • Historic
                  • Romantic
                  • Sports & Activities
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Location & View

                      • Waterfront:

                        The Rainbow River is a 1st magnitude spring w/ multiple vents that pumps out 600 million gal of crystalline water daily, thus making it gin clear. Several vents exist very close to our shoreline....moreless

                      Activities

                      • Churches
                      • Cycling
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Swimming
                      • Golf
                      • Water Tubing
                      • Snorkeling
                      • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                      • Equestrian Events
                      • Fitness Center
                      • Medical Services
                      • Laundromat
                      • Hospital
                      • Groceries
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Antiquing
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Boating
                      • Shopping
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Paddle Boating
                      • Eco Tourism
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Cinemas
                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Restaurants
                      • Theme Parks
                      • Marina
                      • Library
                      • Hiking
                      • Fishing
                       

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                      My Standard Rate
                      1 night min stay
                      $160
                      $1,100

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Taxes Included

                      Notes:

                      Age Restriction 10 years old

                      Sorry, No Pets Allowed

                      Full rental payment is due for reservations made 30 days or less of check-in. Payment must be received within 7 days of booking.

                      For extreme advanced reservations, 50% rental dep. is requested, & the remaining rental dep. will be due 30 days before check-in date.

                      Refundable Security dep. of $200. is due for all reservations,at check-in time.


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                      Last updated: 07/10/2014
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                      Location

                      * Rainbow Spring State Park, under 2 miles from Cabin

                      * Aquatic Wilderness Adventures - Pontoon Boat Rental

                      * KP Hole Park - Less than 1 mile from Cabin

                      * Grumbles House, many unique shops, Historic Area

                      * Blue Gator - Waterfront Restaurant, Bait ,Boat Rental

                      * Juliette Falls Golf Course, one of many to choose from.

                       

                      Owner info


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                      Speaks: english
                       

                      Photos

                      • Our dock facing up river

                        Our dock facing up river

                      • Bedroom w/ King Size Bed & Living area . An open layout cabin.

                        Bedroom w/ King Size Bed & Living area . An open layout cabin.

                      • View from Kitchen to Living area

                        View from Kitchen to Living area

                      • Cabin's living quarters & screened porch all on upper level

                        Cabin's living quarters & screened porch all on upper level

                      • Fire Pit area for evening relaxation

                        Fire Pit area for evening relaxation

                      • Entrance of property, scenic path to the cabin & river

                        Entrance of property, scenic path to the cabin & river

                      • Gazebo Deck along winding road

                        Gazebo Deck along winding road

                      • Enjoy a cup of tea or a good book in the gazebo

                        Enjoy a cup of tea or a good book in the gazebo

                      • Our kayaks by the early morning smoky Rainbow River

                        Our kayaks by the early morning smoky Rainbow River

                      • Down river view from our dock

                        Down river view from our dock

                      • River view from cabin screen porch

                        River view from cabin screen porch

                      • Partial view of living area and entrance to kitchen/dining area

                        Partial view of living area and entrance to kitchen/dining area

                      • Kitchen & Counter dining area

                        Kitchen & Counter dining area

                      • Screened Porch-10x20  Rainbow River View

                        Screened Porch-10x20 Rainbow River View

                      • Cabin's entrance side & view from the river side

                        Cabin's entrance side & view from the river side

                      • Rear side of Cabin where antique tractors are displayed

                        Rear side of Cabin where antique tractors are displayed

                      • Deep phosphate mine on the path to the cabin

                        Deep phosphate mine on the path to the cabin

                      • Like a park in the forest

                        Like a park in the forest

                      • OTTERS frequently visit our dock

                        OTTERS frequently visit our dock

                      • The Rainbow River, like no other

                        The Rainbow River, like no other

                      VRBO #488424

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                      This listing was first published here in 2013.

                      Date last modified - Friday, June 20, 2014

                      $160 per night (USD)
                      8

                      1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 2

                      View calendar: Updated 07/10/14
                      Minimum stay: 1 nights
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