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Tom & Holly's Santa Fe River House in High Springs

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  • bedrooms 3
  • baths
  • sleeps 7
  • pool no
  • hot tub no
  • pets allowed yes
  • type House
  • community Ira Bea Oasis
  • rates (USD) $ 175 - $ 250 / night

vacation rental description

 Tom & Holly’s Santa Fe River House

Located at 2239 NE 120 Loop, Branford, Florida, this beautiful riverfront home is situated on the banks of the Santa Fe River with gorgeous views of the river.   The property is located in a wooded waterfront community with its own boat ramp.   This particular area of the Santa Fe River is perfect for swimming, tubing, canoeing, kayaking, diving, snorkeling, fishing and boating.

A "bed & breakfast" without the breakfast!  The upgraded kitchen features granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances.

The house is a two story loft home with knotty cypress interior, central heat/AC, wall to wall carpeting and ceramic tile in kitchen and bathrooms.  The house is completely furnished and accessorized with every convenience you may need during your stay.  Ceiling fans are throughout on both floors.  The covered wrap-around porch on the first floor provides additional seating and dining space.  A boardwalk stretches out from the house to a large wooden “party” deck and floating dock. 

Sleeping accommodations are ideal for seven, but there is also a fold out twin bed suitable for a child/teenager.  The master bedroom has a spectacular view of the river and features a big king-size bed with brand new Serta pillow top mattress.

Bring your boat or contact the homeowners to schedule a guided river tour on their pontoon boat (based on availability). For more information about scheduling short boat rides or all day excursions on the river contact Tom or Holly. 

No smoking in the house, smoking is allowed outside.

Well behaved dogs under 50 lbs are welcome (one dog per vist).  Must use crate inside.

 

 

 

 

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house rental amenities

                                 House & River Front Amenities

House – Inside 1st Floor – completely furnished 

Fully equipped kitchen with brand new Whirlpool stainless steel appliances (side-by-side refrigerator, double oven with ceramic cook-top, microwave and dishwasher).

Center kitchen island with bar stools

Dining table (seats up to six)

Queen size sleeper sofa in living room

Love seat, Lazy Boy recliner, and fold-out twin bed in living room

Twin bed in separate small bedroom

Half bath                                                                                                          

47 Inch HD flat screen TV with Dish Network satellite

Washing machine and dryer

 

House – Inside 2nd Floor Loft – completely furnished

Plush king-size bed in master bedroom

Full bed in secondary bedroom                                                                              

Full bath with tub/shower 

DSL Connection (Wi-Fi)                        

                              Outdoor and River Front Spaces 

Wrap-around porch with table and chairs

Gas Grill 

(2) Picnic Tables  

(2) Outdoor dining sets    

Extra high rack to hang wet suits and dive equipment

(2) Porch swings

Fire Pit

Boardwalk to river

Large “double-decker” customized deck with seating                                       

Large floating dock on river

(2) Canoes

(1) Inflatable kayak

 

activities and attractions in High Springs Central Florida

 

                                               Surrounding Area

This area of North Central Florida is well known for its crystal clear springs that offer a wide variety of recreational opportunities, scuba diving in particular.  There are several full service dive shops within a few miles of the river house.

 

                                               Dive Centers:

 Extreme Exposure                                      

 Ginnie Springs Resort

 Cave Excursions

 River  Recreation:                                                                                                    

            Ginnie Springs Resort

            Poe Springs

            Blue Springs

            Little River Springs in Branford

            Ichetucknee Springs State Park in Ft. White

            Adventure Outpost in High Springs (canoe/kayak rentals)                              

            Canoe Outpost in High Springs (canoe rentals)

vacation rental rates

 

                                        Rates & Availability

Tom or Holly will greet you on the day you arrive and give a quick overview of the house features.  You will be asked to sign a rental agreement and liability waiver when you check in. 

Winter Rates for December thru February:  Minimum stays of 2 nights for $400.00.  Reservations for 3 to 6 nights are $175.00 per night.  Seven nights or more the rate is $150.00 per night.  Winter rates are excluding holidays.  

Spring & Summer March thru November:  Minimum stays of 2 nights for $500.00.  For reservations 3 to 6 nights, the rate is $200.00 per night.  Seven nights or more the rate is $175.00 per night.   There is a three night minimum for Memorial Day and Labor Day weekends.  There is a seven night (one week) minimum for July 4th.   

There is an additional charge of 9% sales/use tax, unfortunately. 

Check in time is no earlier than 1:00 PM the day of arrival.  Check out time is Noon the day of departure.  These times are flexible and special arrangements will be made whenever possible.   Just call Tom & Holly.  

 If you would like to reserve the house for a wedding or family reunion, Tom & Holly charge an additional $100.00 event fee to cover additional expenses.

In order to reserve this river house, a security deposit of $300.00 must be mailed to Tom and Holly at the time you make your reservation. The security deposit will be returned to you upon satisfactory inspection at check-out. Personal checks and cashier checks accepted (and of course cash).  Contact Tom and Holly for the address to mail the security deposit.   The full rental amount plus tax will be collected on the day you arrive.

If you must cancel your reservation, Tom & Holly need 2 weeks notice for a full refund. With less than 2 weeks notice of cancellation, your pre-paid amount – minus a $100.00 cancellation fee – will be returned to you.

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Top things to do in High Springs
  • Ginnie Springs Outdoors
  • Poe Springs
  • Bluesprings
  • Ichetucknee Springs
  • Rum Island Springs
Top things to do on a budget
  • Relax
  • Grill out
  • Tube down the river
  • Canoe, Sunning, Hiking
  • Boating, Snorkling, Diving, Swimming
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traveler reviews for this high springs house rental

Get Wet and Cave Dive!

Review submitted: November 19, 2013   Date of arrival: November 9, 2013

Once again, tom and holly come through again with this wonderful property and incredible location for the best Cave Diving in North America! the location near all the best dive sights is great.
The lower end of the property is set up for diving equipment, from hanging, organizing, drying, cleaning etc. Well lit and great storage to spread out.
The property is very secure with great neighbors and built in security dogs every watchful and fun to play with.
the design of the patios, walkways and docks (including rope swing) is totally fun and relaxing. Would suggest bringing jet skis. Canoes and kayaks are available and great fun.
One of the most relaxing places to read a book on the river.
Wifi provided, great BBQ, fun firepit, relaxing porch river views and you feel you are in a wildlife refuge between the squirrels and birds.
Cell phone coverage is sometimes iffy, but a stroll out by the river usually works fine for me.
Everything necessary is provided as well as multiple knick knacks and cave diving articles to make you feel at home.
Great job, our second but definitely not our last time for sure. Brought people from around the world for diving.
Thanks again.

Recommended for: adventure seekers, families with young children, families with teenagers, pet-friendly, sight seeing, romantic getaway

Helpful votes: 1 / 1

 

Great retreat

Review submitted: January 1, 2013   Date of arrival: December 27, 2012

We had a great stay! In fact, we're returning in a few months. Our kids (11,7,6) enjoyed it more than the theme parks. It's an ideal escape for fun and relaxation. The house is in great shape and the outdoor areas (dock, eating areas, patio, fire pit, porch swings) far exceeded our expectations. They have the greatest rope swing we've ever seen. The river is perfect for swimming, tubing and canoeing. The owners are accessible if anything needs attention.

Recommended for: families with young children, families with teenagers, romantic getaway

Helpful votes: 7 / 7

 

Our Best Family Vacation Yet

Review submitted: May 7, 2012   Date of arrival: May 4, 2012

This Vacation exceeded our expectations above & beyond. I just searched cabins in Florida on the internet and was lucky enough to stumble upon this one. We had great communication with the owners right from the start. When we arrived Holly met us and gave us the tour of the property.Let me just say that you can't really see how awesome this place is just from pictures. Take my word its so beautiful in person. Tom & Holly had everything set up perfectly. We bought so many things that we didnt even end up needing to use. Our kids had so much fun swimming in the river, jumping from the rope, roasting marshmellows and playing board games at night. We cant wait to come again and we are hoping to make it our family tradition!

Recommended for: age 55+, families with young children, families with teenagers, girls getaway, romantic getaway

Owners response: We appreciate hearing that our guests had a good time. We truly enjoy sharing our Santa Fe River House with families looking for a fun and relaxing vacation. We really mean it when we say "all you need to bring is your food!"

Helpful votes: 8 / 8

 

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