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Fishing And Boating Getaway Close To Everything

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,700 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

2 Br 2 Ba Riverfront With Double, Covered Dock.

NOTE: We suffered the loss of several large trees and other landscape damage from Hurricane Irma in Sep. of 2017. Tree removal and hardscape restoration have been completed, but we will be planting new trees and shrubs soon. Some exterior photos are pre-hurricane. There was no damage to any structures, thank goodness!

Originally a Boy Scout camp log cabin, this delightful home has been expanded and updated for modern comfort. Fully-stocked kitchen, large living area with 15-ft open-beam ceiling, fireplace, large screen TV, U-Verse, Blue-ray, WiFi. Washer and dryer, complete central air and heat. Covered porch, wraparound deck with outdoor dining area, large fire ring, lower deck at river's edge with built-in seating, covered double boat dock with two 10,000 lb. boat lifts, fish cleaning station, crab traps, double hammock at seawall; plenty of parking.

NOTE: Due to previous abuses, we no longer allow weddings.

More Details

Katie Price
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 23, 2018

About Katie Price

We are retired living in Marietta GA. We bought the property in October of 2014 as a vacation destination and an investment. We spent 8 months working to bring it up to our standards of comfort and appeal, doing most of the work ourselves. Everett is the remodeling expert, Katie is the landscape and interior designer, and photographer. We hope our visitors will enjoy the cabin as much as we do.

Katie Price purchased this cabin in 2014

Why Katie Price chose Northside

We were charmed by this home the first time we saw it. Having been built in the early 20th century, it is much older than the subdivision that was developed around it in the '30s and '40s.

It is close to the Jacksonville airport, 3 minutes off of I-95, 15 minutes from downtown, Everbank Field, and riverfront attractions. The beach is only a 30 minute drive. Yet when you reach the cabin, you feel you're away from it all. Views of the Ribault (REE-bawt) River from most rooms. Across the river is tidal marsh filled with birds; manatees and dolphins can be seen from time to time. Heavy woods beyond the marsh make the property feel very private. Observing the ebb and flow of the tide gives you an ever-changing view. There are even two crab traps! Fishing off of the dock does not require a state license.

NOTE: There is a second house on the property which is leased to a nice, quiet young couple. They have a small dog that stays inside most of the time. We think we have provided sufficient privacy between the houses that you shouldn't find things uncomfortable. Becoming vacation home owners and landlords at the same time was an interesting experience.

What makes this cabin unique

Secluded location. Charming log cabin interior. Large private, fenced yard. Excellent boating and fishing destination. Great for kayaking and paddleboarding in the marshes at high tide. Property includes covered double boat dock with two 10,000 lb. boat lifts, fish cleaning station, double hammock, and kayak/canoe launch site. Public boat ramp 1/4-mi upriver, 40 minutes by boat to the ocean, 25 minutes to downtown Jacksonville where boaters can tie up almost anywhere. Watching sunsets from either of the decks or the dock is a very special experience!


Northside Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master bath - toilet , shower , Fixed and handheld shower heads
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , handheld shower head
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Master bedroom has expansive river views; there is a queen sleeper sofa in the great room, and a twin air-bed.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
Great destination for boating and fishing enthusiasts, kayakers (rent ours for $75) and paddleboarders; covered dock space ($50 fee) if you bring your boat; boat rentals and charters available in the area. Public boat ramp very close, and marina with fuel service nearby.


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average rating of 4.8913045 based on 46 reviews

Awesome getaway and well managed!

  • 5 of 5

This place is a gem. It feels private, has great charm and having a dock is fantastic. It is so peaceful to hang out on the dock, and we did a little fishing with the poles that were available in the house. This property is a relaxed getaway spot, but there are nice activities like a fire pit (and s'mores stuff stocked in the house), hammock, games in the main room, etc. There is even a crab catching thingy attached to the dock for your use. The owners of this house clearly take pride in providing their guests an enjoyable and full experience, and it makes a big difference!

  • Submitted: Jan 31, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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We will be back❤️

  • 5 of 5

Exceeded our expectations and we plan to return. This is a great getaway as well as a great house for entertaining. We loved being on the water.

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Hideaway - A Must See!!!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I had our small intimate winter wedding at this charming cabin. IT WAS PERFECT!!! We were having such a lovely time we even extended our stay 1 night. We will defintley be back. The Prices definitely have a gift for hospitality and decor. Feeling super recharged!

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Martinez, Ga

Lots of fun!

  • 5 of 5

If you're look for a great house with lots of things to do, ie family fun, fishing, boating, crabbing, and a beautiful view of the Trout River, this is the place for you! The cottage is fully stocked and beautifully appointed. The only thing that you need to bring is you and your family!

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2018
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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palm beach gardens, fl

GREAT Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Your home is so very special, thanks for sharing. oh sooooo comfy, beds included. All u need for cooking (or not). Lots of music, games and videos offered. Home Rich in history as well (would love to know more about it)?. Great back yard. Maticulous garden, with deck for relaxing, boating, canoeing, boarding, just dreaming. Owners are very helpful if u need anything. Convenient too many attractions... Restaurants, groceries, downtown Jax, zoo (is great), beaches. Even went to St. Augustine, nice day trip. Plus so much else to do. We really enjoyed relaxing at house, making fires, and putting together puzzel, fun! Thank u Price familia...

  • Submitted: Dec 26, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kathy, we're so glad you enjoyed your stay. It looks like you really enjoyed the Jacksonville area during your visit. We hope you will visit again!
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A Diamond in the Rough

  • 5 of 5

This property is truly a quiet, serene, and well-appointed rental. Our stay was worry-free and exceptionally comfortable. The Price's have thought of everything that one might need when staying away from home. It was worth every penny and if my travels take me and my family back to the Jacksonville area, I would not hesitate to book this property again.


  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Robbie, we appreciate your kind words and look forward to your next visit! Katie
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Jacksonville Intl
Nearest Ferry
25 Miles
St. John's River
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
I 95
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
The Pig BBQ, Joseph's Italian, Junior's Seafood
Nearest Beach
25 Miles
Neptune, Atlantic, Jacksonville
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $85
Pet Fee $50
Damage Deposit $250

There is a second house on the property occupied by leased tenants. They are very quiet and keep to themselves. We expect you will respect their privacy, and their access to the property.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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