On the Banks of the Suwanee River in White Springs, Florida(2 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-3 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
View the Suwanee River in newly built cottages: 1 bedroom and fully furnished.
Spend and enjoy autumn/winter wonderland on the banks of the Suwannee River.
Winter Special: January 2 - Feb 27: Stay 2 nights and get the third night free!
Rental address: 447 NW Stephen Foster Dr., White Springs, FL, 32096.
Plan your Winter and Spring at Rock Island House! Launch from our private launching site and view the wonders of the beautiful Suwannee River! Great get-a-way for Spring Break in March!
Make us your Vacation on the Suwanee River: Canoeing, Kayaking, biking, nature trails, and more! Contact for special offer! The river as of December 2016 is low for kayaking or canoeing--truly a river of dreams! The campfire is burning with the beautiful starry sky! Build a campfire on Rock Island which is right on the river.
Accommodations: Two cottages available with each having 1 Bedroom + Convertible Bed (Sleeps 2-4 adults), full Bath and kitchen. Due to liability: no children or pets allowed.
Enjoy the tranquil beauty of the river with canoeing, kayaking, fishing, or biking the many bike trails. Build a campfire on the river when it permits which is less than 50 feet from your door, enjoy the many festivals of the Florida State parks, Spirit of the Suwanee, and the beauty and charm of White Springs.
“Rock Island House” private rental cottages (Adults only; and is not handicap accessible) No pets. Located one mile from White Springs and located three mile from I-75 (CR 136) exit 439, and 10 miles from I-10, exit 301 (US 41 N.)
Cottages are on the banks of the Suwanee River with direct access to the river, walking distance or short driving distance to the many “Nature, Heritage, and Outdoor Recreation Opportunities:”
• Florida Trail, White Springs, ¼ mile
• State of Florida Nature and Heritage Tourism Center, White Springs, ¼ mile
• Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park, White Springs, ½ mile
• Suwanee Bike Association, White Springs, ¼ mile
• Florida Big Shoals State Park, White Springs, 5 miles
• Falling Creek Falls, Columbia County, 10 miles
• Spirit of the Suwanee Music Park, Live Oak, 15 miles
• Lake City, 15 miles with restaurants, shopping mall, bowling, and movie theaters
• Olustee Battlefield Historic State Park and Ocean Pond, Olustee, 20 miles
• Ichetucknee Springs State Park, Ft. White, 30 miles
• Suwanee Valley Resort, White Springs, 300 yards
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Member since: 2013
- 500 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Non Smoking Only:
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4
- Each cottage has a clothes closet, dresser, and radio/alarm clock.
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Full bath
- Satellite / Cable
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
Local Services & Businesses
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Freshwater Fishing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 2 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer:
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Pantry Items:
- Deck / Patio:
- Kayak / Canoe:
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64th Florida Folk Festival
May 26 - May 28, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Taxes Not included
Rates are subject to change. Contact Robert or Mike on possible discount on weekly or monthly rates during off season.
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Location: On the Banks of the Suwanee River, Whites Springs, North East, Florida. See list of events and dates below for happenings in our town.
Located one mile from White Springs and located three miles from I-75 (CR 136) exit 439, and ten miles from I-10, exit 301 (US 41 N)
Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park Events to enjoy while you stay with us.
- Coffee House/Song Farmer at Stephen Foster - First Saturday of each month--listen to local folk artist in the Auditorium
Jan 1: First Day Hike
Jan 20 and 21: Jeanie and Stephen Auditions
Jan 22: Stephen Foster Day
Feb 5-10: Road Scholar I
Feb 17-19: Olustee Battle Reenactment (major event)
March 18: Wild Azalea Festival
March 17 & 18: Variety of Performing Musicians in the Tower
March 18: Wild Florida
March 30- April 1: Antique Tractor & Engine Show
May 26-28: Florida Folk Festival 64th (major event)
Spirit of the Suwannee, Live Oak, FL (13 miles from Rock Island House)
- April 20-22: Wanee Music Fest
- May 3-6: Suwannee River Jam
Town of White Springs
- Third Saturday of March: White Springs Azalea Festival
Year Purchased: 2013
About the owner: All the holidays are celebrated. Family and friends are an important part of life. Here you see Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, and Veteran's Day--all decked out because we support our family and friends who serve our Great Country in the armed forces! Halloween and Christmas are joyous holidays and celebrate the 'Festival of Lights.'
Why the Owner Chose White Springs, FL, USA:
Cottage rentals were created for two daughters who are affiliated with the Air Force. Erin's cottage is designed with unique interest that she likes. She currently lives in San Antonio, TX; her son love's the arts and music. The other cottage is dedicated to Stacy, who is an active duty Air Force member and is currently stationed in Biloxi, MS; she is a weather person for the base and has served in Afghanistan, and did a tour in Ethiopia for nine months. Stacy and her husband have a new son named Oliver who was born in December 2014!
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Cottages are dedicated to them, so when they visit they have a place to stay. Being in the military, making them feel at home is very important. Both daughters have both participated in serving our country in the states, overseas, and Stacy in combat situations. Any day they visit is a 'holiday!' Visit the upper Suwanee River where kayaking, canoeing, fishing, and just plain fun. Start from the Big Shoals and canoe/kayak to where the cottages are located in hours (depending on the river height). The upper Suwanee River is where the true nature begins.
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Rock Island House Cottage Rentals White Springs, FL
Common area with fire pit, picnic table & grill
Your view of the Suwanee River!
Pathway to view the Suwanee River
Path on property; seating area to enjoy the river and wild life.
Wild life on the Suwanee River. Less than one mile from cottages!
Big Shoals while the river is high; in 2004 a patroon boat was caught on Shoals!
Park is home of more than just the United States longest running Folk Festivals.
Playing and swimming on the Suwanee!
Steps away from river. Launch in town and make this your trip! Usually 1 hour.
Rock Island. Your area to enjoy for fishing, canoeing, or swimming.
Seating area to enjoy wild life and view of river.
Canoeing near the cottages on the River
Big Shoals - Class 3 waterfall (at certain river heights--river high)
Historic Falling Creek one of Florida's natural water falls.
White Springs Azalea Festival; third Saturday of each March
Christmas at Rock Island!
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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