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Hideaway On Suwannee River

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms3
Space 1,180 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Vacation on the banks of the Historic Suwannee River

Beautiful 2bed/3bath home on the historic Suwannee river, located on 2 secluded acres of natural river front. Enjoy total privacy with no homes in sight. Just a quick three minute ride to the boat ramp, and your boat can be kept in front of the home at the dock. Relax on the 1000sqft partially covered wooden deck built over the river. Build a fire in the fire pit or grill by the river bank. Sit and watch the moon glisten on the river. Enjoy the deer turkey or wild bird life, a great place for nature lovers. The house is just as beautiful and relaxing on the inside. Newly remodeled with fully stocked granite kitchen, 2 full baths with tubs, natural hard wood floor in main room and carpeted bedrooms. A third bathroom with shower conveniently located on the ground level. Enjoy your morning coffee on the private deck off the master bedroom or the main screed porch. We are located 50 miles west of Gainesville and 3 Miles down river from Fanning Springs.


Property Manager
Dan and Cheryl LaCross
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
November 16, 2017

About Dan and Cheryl LaCross

We have used this property for a few years as a family getaway location and would love to share it with you.

Why Dan and Cheryl LaCross chose Old Town

No homes in sight. Across the river is part of the Lower Suwannee Wildlife Refuge. From this home you have the river views up and down to yourself.

Map

Nearest Airport
51.3 Miles
Gainesville
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Chiefland Golf and country club
Nearest Train
50 Miles
Gainesville
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Hwy 19
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
19/98 Grill or Fine Dining at the Putnam Lodge
Nearest Beach
Back Yard

Fine dining at the Putnam Lodge located on the outskirts of Cross City. This restored 1912 lodge also has a massage therapist you can schedule with. there are several springs to explore. A public boat ramp and park a few miles away. Go to the coastal town of Suwannee and enjoy a meal at the Salt Creek Restaurant on the water.

Amenities

Old Town House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1180 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Master bedroom with small private balcony. King Bed. Wonderful river views. Lay in your bed and enjoy the view of the moon glistening over the river. Awake to a small rolling fog on the river.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hunting
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • water skiing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(46 traveler reviews)

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Hideaway On Suwannee River
average rating of 4.826087 based on 46 reviews
5

Thanksgiving 2017

  • 5 of 5

great spot, close to parents, friends and family in the Gainesville area. last minute booking for me since my parents home was filled to the max. My brother and I shared the home, the bedrooms are complete opposite sides in the home so neither of us can hear ourselves snoring! It was really nice to have a cup of coffee sitting out on the deck, really enjoyed the quite scenery. Direct TV had us catching up on late night moves.

Thank you Dan for making our Thanksgiving Day special

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gulf Coast, Mississippi
5

Our 3rd stay!

  • 5 of 5

We love this property so much that we've started coming twice per year. Its great for a family or a couples weekend. We're able to park our boat right out front. We enjoy sitting out on the deck or building a fire in the fire pit. The master bed is like sleeping on clouds. We will be back in March!!

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Another peaceful trip

  • 5 of 5

Loved our stay here again. Beautiful scenery paired with a clean comfortable home. Owners are wonderful. Definitely plan to return again next year!

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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3

A few hiccups, but a decent place.

  • 3 of 5

The property is very pretty and the setting is secluded on the river. A couple of problems that we ran into:

1) When we arrived it was 84 degrees in the house and it took nearly 8 hours for it to cool off to 74 degrees, making the first night there very uncomfortable.

2) There is NO internet or wi-fi, and limited cellular service.

3) Never did find the "floating dock".

4) One old TV in the living room, no televisions in either of the bedrooms.

5) The second day of our stay we went into town and, upon our return to the property, the only drive entrance to the property had been gated shut and locked. We were locked out and had to wait about 20 minutes for someone to unlock the gate and let us in.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sorry for your inconveniences. The ac has been fix, the tv will be replaced and I fortunately we lost the floating dock in a storm. Thank you for bring this to our attention we will change our add to no longer state we have a floating dock. We hope you enjoyed your stay and hope to have you back.
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Orlando Fl
3

Peaceful, great views and privacy

  • 3 of 5

Loved the place for the most part but wish I knew that it uses sulfur water and that there is very few tv channels that come in also out of 3 different phone carriers none of us had phone service also several lights out throughout the inside and outside of the home. The dock has no power at all so very difficult to use at night. Nice place just needs a little TLC

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for letting us know, the problems have been addressed. Sorry for the inconveniences. We hope you enjoyed your stay and would love to have you back!
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5

Great Suwannee Get Away

  • 5 of 5

Was a last minute decision for a weekend on the Suwanee with my boat and friends. House was located in the perfect location. Location is very private, no other houses on the river in sight. Great view of the stars at night from the dock. House interior is very nice for a river home, everything worked as needed and clean. Boat ramp very close by. There was no place to tie-up my boat was the only problem I had with the place, but was able to beach it. Definitely will be planning another trip here in the future.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning $80 + Tax
Tax Rate 9.0%

Rental Agreement....Check-in time Pre arranged........ Check out 11AM
***Week of any national holiday nightly rate will be increased an additional $30 per night***
4 Night minimum stay required during the Forth of July Holiday week.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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