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Private Steinhatchee Cabin with Dock and Boat Ramp

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms + Living area, 2 full Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Congratulations! You have just found one of the best kept secrets of Florida vacations. If you are looking for a quiet, relaxing retreat then you're in the right place.

This cabin has plenty of room for friends and family to enjoy a day of activity outside and a relaxing evening around the campfire.

Bring your canoe or kayak and launch right from the ramp in front of the house and paddle down the creek right to the Gulf.

You may also bring your own boat for a great weekend of fishing, easy launching from the private ramp at the cabin and store it in the covered slip for the duration of your stay.

Most boats 24' or smaller are fine but boats with t-tops are discouraged since there is a low bridge to go under. Our screened fish cleaning house makes cleaning the day's catch convenient. The Gulf is a short, 20-minute boat ride.

Housekeeping services are paid in cash at checkout.

Keywords: private, waterfront, cabin, rustic, remote, woods, camping, fishing, scalloping, wilderness, boat, dock, fish

More Details

Owner
Vanessa
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 17, 2017

Amenities

Jena Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 - outdoor shower , Hot and cold water, screen enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Living room - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Queen size Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) 1 futon and room for two air mattresses (bring your own).
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Notes:
concrete boat ramp, boat lift, covered boat slip, 2 floating docks, screened fish cleaning house with water, screened boat house, large campfire pit

Reviews

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Private Steinhatchee Cabin with Dock and Boat Ramp
average rating of 4.6153846 based on 39 reviews
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Not at all what was pictured.

  • 1 of 5

The house was unclean with roaches on floor. The beds were described as queens, but were instead double beds. We were unable to go outside due to the amount of bugs. This is not a cabin but instead a trailer. I felt the pictures and descriptions were falsified.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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This place was nice clean and quite

  • 4 of 5

The owner was great she allowed us to bring our two pups who probably had more fun in the river the we did ..loved the place it would be perfect for a job boat the only suggestion I would tell others is to bring bug spray for the Mosquitoes after dark

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peaceful, Quiet, Beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

We rented this cabin for scallop season. It was all we needed and more. The cabin is cute, roomy, and well stocked. Everything you can think of (or may have forgot to pack) was there! The owner answered my questions quickly and was accommodating. The washer and dryer work great and were a very welcome amenity. Being able to just step off the dock onto our boat in the covered slip and head out for scallops was great. That was the main reason we chose this location for the private boat ramp and covered boat slip. The location was so peaceful and serene. I definitely recommend this cabin for people who enjoy privacy. Bring bug spray, the mosquitoes were thick. Heed the warnings about the low bridge and shallow creek but it did not cause us any real problems, we just had to take it slow with the pontoon boat. Flat bottom boats are better suited for this creek.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Good accommodations for a scalloping vacation! But......some issues!

  • 3 of 5

This was a good accommodation for our scalloping vacation, much bigger than we had rented the previous years. Vanessa was so easy to deal with and helped us out when we needed it. This property is like 2 trailers put side by side with lots of built-ons around it as decking: an outside deck for the washer and dryer, an upper deck for sitting, a screened-in deck by the dock, and a partially screened scalloping cleaning area by the dock, complete with sinks. It was advertised as "sleeps 8," but really sleeps 6, just glad we brought our inflatable mattress for our 7th person.

WHAT I LIKED: big kitchen with center butcher block, washer and dryer, scallop cleaning area, dockage for 2 boats, ramp to launch boats on property, lots of room.

WHAT I DISLIKED: the mosquitos and horse flies were horrendous (I am still healing after 2 weeks), having to make our beds upon arrival (annoying, as this vacation includes a lot of work for us already), having to strip the beds upon leaving (once again, more work), having to take our trash with us when we leave (and once again, annoying to have to do that), having to clean every dish (we usually do this anyways, given the fact that we cook for every meal, but still having to do this upon departure...annoying), and then having to leave extra money ($60 cash and extra $10 if u leave trash) for the cleaning person. In addition, I assumed this was a property with one house (cabin, trailer, whatever you would like to call it), but there were several other trailers on the property (2 at the front, and 2 or 3 to the side) that were close enough to wonder if our stuff was safe. We did see some sketchy characters in and out of the other trailers, but everything seemed ok. Kind of weird.

WHAT I HATED: Rocky Creek is not called Rocky Creek for nothing. There were cement slabs in the middle of the creek (that we hit our first time out), there are oyster and rock beds all over, and you really have to watch the low tides (something no one really plans on since we were only there for 2 full days). We have an 18' Hewes flatsboat, and we got stuck several times at low tide, we hit a few nebulous hard things, and ended up with about $500 in damage to our prop and skeg. Now, granted we don't have a jack plate, but that probably would have been handy, as we see this seems standard on Carolina Skiffs.

Unfortunately, we had to cancel our next trip at this property, and will stay on the Steinhatchee River from now on!

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Good vacation out of the way spot

  • 4 of 5

Good overall just small things that need to be fixed.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Casual laid back experience.

  • 4 of 5

Scallops right out of Rocky creek a touch south!! Wonderful time. We came in twice in pontoon boat and windshield wouldn't fit under little bridge timed the tide wrong. No worries we just jumped out and walked across bridge to house, super short walk and nicepeople let us take out boat at there house one spot before bridge. Second day I drove boat up creek and met husband after he grabbed trailer. So no one worry about this. Wonderful time!!

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

scalloping (July 1 - September 25)

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $100
Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 9.0%

Housekeeping is paid in cash at checkout.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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