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Rum Island Cabin on the Santa Fe River, Florida

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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
2 nights minimum
Cabin Holiday Rental
Rum Island Cabin is a cozy, one room cabin on the Santa Fe River and springs in north central Florida. Rum Island Park is 1/4 mile walk along the river, and the cabin sits about 100 feet from a small clear spring. We are close to High Springs (6 mi.) and Gainesville (25 mi.) High Springs is known for antiques and restaurants. Gainesville is the home of the Gators, and has many museums, shops, and nightlife. We are located on 10 acres of mostly undeveloped and rustic land. Kayaking, canoeing, snorkeling, and floating the river and exploring the springs are the major activities. There is world renowned cave-diving 1 mile up the river at Ginnie Springs. Other activities include hiking, bird watching, and enjoying the close by state parks. Rum Island Cabin is a low tech, peaceful esca...Rum Island Cabin is a cozy, one room cabin on the Santa Fe River and springs in north central Florida. Rum Island Park is 1/4 mile walk along the river, and the cabin sits about 100 feet from a small clear spring. We are close to High Springs (6 mi.) and Gainesville (25 mi.) High Springs is known for antiques and restaurants. Gainesville is the home of the Gators, and has many museums, shops, and nightlife. We are located on 10 acres of mostly undeveloped and rustic land. Kayaking, canoeing, snorkeling, and floating the river and exploring the springs are the major activities. There is world renowned cave-diving 1 mile up the river at Ginnie Springs. Other activities include hiking, bird watching, and enjoying the close by state parks. Rum Island Cabin is a low tech, peaceful escape into nature that sleeps 2, has bath with shower, small refrigerator, microwave and hotplate, A/C, heat and ceiling fan; barbecue , picnic table and fire ring outside. We provide all linens, towels, kitchen utensils, dishes, and silverware. Please inquire about our pet policy and extra guests.More
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MaryAnn or Dave S
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2013
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Reviewed 25 June 2019

Exactly what we needed to unwind. Lovely cabin with absolutely everything you need. Full privacy about a hundred steps to the Springs. Will definitely come back!

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank Mylia J
MaryAnn S, VR Owner at Rum Island Cabin on the Santa Fe River, Florida, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2019

Thanks for coming and hope to see you again!

Reviewed 6 March 2019 via mobile

What a lovely spot to relax,and unwind and get back some peace of mind. Maryann and Dave are very nice people and they provide pretty much everything you need for a few nights stay in thier cute 1 room cabin. Dave even set up out...More

Date of stay: March 2019
Thank franciekoko
MaryAnn S, VR Owner at Rum Island Cabin on the Santa Fe River, Florida, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2019

Thanks France-hope to see you all again!

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Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Fell in love with this cabin. It was exactly what we expected! We will coming back again real soon. The hosts were very pleasant!

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank jessesparks2018
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

We had a great time. The cabin was exactly what we were looking for. It was secluded but not far from the grocery store and other places. It was a perfect getaway for two.

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Thomas H
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

A wonderful little cabin in a very peaceful and private setting. Loved our time there. Dave and Maryann are great hosts !!

Date of stay: October 2017
Thank mydoglayla
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: Ask
Kid Friendly: Ask
Cooker
DVD Player
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Private Fishing Lake/River
Local Guides/Maps
Fishing Nearby
Refrigerator
Porch
Alarm Clock
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Water Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Air Conditioning
Paper Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Books
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Ceiling Fans
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
TV
Parking
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
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About the neighbourhood
Rum Island Cabin is a cozy cabin nestled in a small clearing in the north florida woods on our 10 acre property. A short walk leads to a small, pristine spring at the Santa fe River. Rum Island Spring Park is a 1/4 mile walk through the woods. Swimming, picnicking, snorkeling and floating are the major activities. There are many beautiful and diverse state parks within 5-15 miles that offer swimming, cave-diving, hiking, birding, and relaxing in nature. Enjoying nature in our peaceful, rustic surroundings is our main draw. The charming town of High Springs is 6 mi. away with unique shops and restaurants. Gainesville, and the University of Florida, is 25 miles away and offers museums, events, music and booming nightlife. There are several canoe/kayak outfitters close by...one righ...
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