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Unique Waterfront Tiny Cottage

Fanning Springs, FL, USA
  • Cottage356 sqft
  • Bedrooms1
  • Sleeps2
  • Bathrooms1
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay1 - 2 nights

This cute little cottage is the perfect getaway for those who love the Florida outdoors. It is called the Dragonfly Cottage and is located just off the Suwanee River in Fanning Springs Florida. Fronting Bell Spring, one of the counties 63 beautiful springs; it is the ideal spot for swimming, kayaking, canoeing and paddle boarding. Called Florida's nature Coast; there is also an impressive network of bicycle trails close by, as well as quaint Gulf coast communities like Steinhatchee, Suwanee and Cedar Key.

Enjoy 1.5 acres of spring front property with majestic live oak trees, a canoe & kayak launch, dock, and fire pit.The cottage itself is a tiny 256 sq. ft. under air but includes big amenities like a separate bedroom with a queen size bed and cozy fireplace, and a full bath with a corner shower. A cute little dining table for two and everything you need to cook with is included. There is a full size refrigerator, microwave, two burner hotplate, electric skillet and griddle, large crock pot, blender and a toaster/oven large enough to bake a cake. Outside, there is a great outdoor shower stall for rinsing off after a long day of outdoor activities, and watching the sun go down while sitting in the Adirondack chairs on the covered porch is the best place to enjoy a glass of wine at the end of the day.


Deborah Kirkland

Member Since 2018
Response rate:
Response time:
within one hour
Calendar last updated:
Apr 18, 2018


    • Air Conditioning
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 1 Bedrooms, Sleeps 2
      • Bedroom 1
        1 queen
      • Bedroom has a queen size bed and a cozy electric corner fireplace. All linens provided.


      • 1 Bathroom
        • Full size bath with a corner glass shower enclosure. There is also a roomy outdoor shower enclosure with a bench, utility sink & hot & cold water. Bath, beach & dish towels provided.

        Location Type

          • Water View
          • Waterfront


              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Budget
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities


                  • Guests provide their own meals


                      • Air Conditioning
                        Ductless unit
                      • Fireplace
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating
                        Ductless unit & electric fireplace
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Living Room
                        Living room is part of the kitchen dining area. Features a 60” bench sofa that converts to a full size bed if needed.
                      • Parking
                      • Towels Provided


                          • Coffee Maker
                            Coffee, Sugar & dry creamer provided
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                            All dishes and utensils provides. This includes coffee mugs and wine glasses.
                          • Kitchen
                            Even though there are no full size or built in appliances with exception of the refrigerator, this kitchen is fully functional for almost all you cooking needs.
                          • Microwave
                          • Oven
                            toaster/ oven large enough to cook two pizzas at one time.
                          • Refrigerator
                            Full size
                          • Toaster
                            Large toaster/ oven combination


                              • Dining
                                Small 36” round dining table with two chairs. A whimsical chandelier with a dragonfly adds to the cottage’s charm.
                              • Dining Area
                              • comfy seating for 2 people


                                  • DVD Player
                                  • Games
                                    Board games are provided.
                                  • Television
                                    Small 19” television with access to local stations.
                                  • Video Library
                                    Extensive DVD video library is with a variety of genres is provided.


                                      • Bicycles
                                        One man's and one woman's trail bicycles provided.
                                      • Deck / Patio
                                      • Kayak / Canoe
                                        1 Canoe & 2 kayaks are available
                                      • Outdoor Grill
                                        Charcoal grill provided


                                          • not suitable for children
                                          • wheelchair inaccessible


                                              • churches
                                              • festivals
                                              • health/beauty spa
                                              • restaurants
                                              • water parks
                                              • winery tours

                                                Leisure Activities

                                                  • antiquing
                                                  • bird watching
                                                  • boating
                                                  • eco tourism
                                                  • scenic drives
                                                  • shopping
                                                  • sight seeing
                                                  • walking
                                                  • wildlife viewing

                                                    Local Services & Businesses

                                                      • ATM/bank
                                                      • fitness center
                                                      • groceries
                                                      • laundromat
                                                      • massage therapist
                                                      • medical services

                                                        Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                          • cycling
                                                          • fishing
                                                          • freshwater fishing
                                                          • hiking
                                                          • kayaking
                                                          • swimming


                                                              • A same day turnover is not possible on Saturdays because housekeeping is not available. Please keep this information in mind when requesting a booking. Thank you.

                                                                House Rules

                                                                Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                                Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                                Cancellation Policy

                                                                100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                                11 Reviews


                                                                Latest reviews

                                                                Cute Little Cabin on the Spring

                                                                Robin D.

                                                                We had a wonderful time at the Dragonfly cabin in Fanning Springs Florida!

                                                                It's a cute little Cabin that is very nicely decorated and cozy. The large property is very quiet and peaceful. Easy access to the Big and Little Bell Springs. The Suwanee river is a short paddle.

                                                                We also drove to up Otter Springs to do that run, which was very nice.

                                                                We were so happy to have found it on Easter Weekend!

                                                                Thanks Deborah for sharing your peaceful retreat on VRBO.

                                                                A great place to "unplug" and relax!

                                                                Phil G.

                                                                We really enjoyed our stay in this little cabin. The home was well maintained and the bikes and kayaks were an added surprise that we enjoyed. We have already recommended the Dragonfly Cottage to two of our friends!

                                                                Owner's Response:

                                                                Thank you so much for the wonderful review

                                                                Absolutely amazing

                                                                Luke B.

                                                                This is definitely something you’d want to experience. We came here to celebrate my fiancé’s birthday and It was Just amazing. The owner includes two kayaks, a canoe, life jackets and bikes. The inside of the cottage is full of everything you need (cups, plates, bowls, utensils, extra blankets, pillows, dvds etc). She definitely went above and beyond to insure that whoever stays here has a great experience. We will definitely be back

                                                                Peaceful & Tranquil

                                                                Mary L.

                                                                Perfect little cottage with the best of Florida nature. Sat and watched fish jump out of the water & enjoyed kayaking. Great place to unplug.

                                                                Loved it!

                                                                amy w.

                                                                Very relaxing!

                                                                An absolutely stunning lagoon river runoff and swimhole, a beautiful piece of property.

                                                                Joseph D.

                                                                Had an amazing spring break because of this place. Highly recommended for nature and outdoors lovers. It’s all right at your doorstep.


                                                                Fanning Springs, FL, USA

                                                                Rates & Availability

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                                                                11 Reviews
                                                                Wonderful 4.8/5
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