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Paw Paw's Place on the Suwannee River near Branford

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 111 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 6 Sleeps

Paw Paw's Place is located on a wooded acre on the banks of the

Historic Suwannee River near Branford, FL. The screen porch

overlooking the river is great for an outdoor meal, relaxing,

reading, or just watching the river go by.

It is romantic for couples, fun for families, and perfect for divers.

There are two bedrooms with king sized beds and a sleeper sofa, two bathrooms, and stocked kitchen with dishwasher and microwave. Game room with ping pong and foos ball, outdoor activities and a washer and dryer in the garage.


Owner
Billie Rooney
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 27, 2017

About Billie Rooney

Scott and Billie Rooney live on a farm outside of Live Oak, FL , about 35 miles from Paw Paw's Place. They grow blueberries and blackberries for U-Pick and have a flock of sheep and a few cattle. Originally from St. Petersburg, they moved to North Central Florida in 2005.

Billie Rooney purchased this house in 2001

Why Billie Rooney chose North Central Florida

We have been vacationing on the Suwannee River for many years. It is a great place for families to enjoy nature, connect with each other and just all around have fun. Paw Paw (Billie's dad) dearly loved this place. When he became ill, he needed to sell it and wanted it to stay in the family. We purchased it and have been renting it to vacationers since. He was proud to have so many families be able to experience the peacefulness and family fun that his family did over the years.

What makes this house unique

There is nothing like having your morning coffee on the screened porch overlooking the slow moving water of the Suwannee River. Enjoy the peace and quiet as you watch the squirrels scurry through the trees, fish jump and see the occasional fisherman pass by.

When you're up and ready to go, there are many springs nearby for swimming. You don't want to miss floating down the Ichetucknee River in a tube or on a raft. Canoe the Suwannee or bring your motor boat. Or just stay and home and fish off the dock or play in the water.

Grill your supper and have an outdoor meal on the picnic table. Then end the evening with a campfire. Makes for a great nights sleep!!

Amenities

Branford House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 111 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • forests
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
Two bedrooms with king sized beds, sleeper sofa, two bathrooms, full kitchen, screen porch, Satellite TV/DVD, game room with ping pong and foosball, outdoor games, dock, and canoe. Outdoors grills. Campfires allowed.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(33 traveler reviews)

Palm Harbor Florida
5

FANTASTIC!

  • 5 of 5

I can't tell you what a great place this was. We had a great time. We did not want to leave. Mr. Rooney is a very good guy. Easy to work with.The house was very clean and so perfect!!!!!!!! Had a blast on the river. My favorite spot was sitting on the porch with my glass of wine watching the river flow by. Thank you so much for sharing your home with us. We'll be back!

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

25th Wedding Anniversary at Paw Paws

  • 5 of 5

The house and the surrounding area are beautiful! We had no problems at all renting, locating, staying. Billie was friendly and helpful. A lovely place to celebrate 25 years of marriage!

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Rustic and hidden. An excellent place to getaway.

  • 5 of 5

Paw Paw's Place was everything it was billed to be: clean, well maintained, and close to several springs and Itchetucknee river tubing. The fire pit provided a memorable experience for our small group. Owner communication and instructions also first rate.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Okeechobee Florida
5

Peaceful

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful cabin with nostalgic decor. Dock on the Suwannee allowed for fishing and watching the river. Great location. The owners were kind. Finding a great place like this that is dog friendly was a bonus. Very peaceful stay.

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Old Florida Getaway

  • 4 of 5

This was a very nice cabin in the woods right on the Suwanee River. There are neighbors so it's not completely secluded but it is very quiet and peaceful. The screened back porch is a great place to sit and read on the rocking chair. Living room, dining room, kitchen, bedrooms and bathrooms are upstairs. There is carpet throughout except in kitchen and bathrooms and carpet looked new. Everything was very clean and comfy, and it was great having a washer and dryer when we came back from paddling and tubing in the nearby springs and rivers. Ichetucknee, a great place to go tubing--and diving with a permit--is very close by. We also enjoyed playing ping pong and Foosball downstairs. The only complaint I have would be that the outside of the cabin was dirty with cobwebs and general yuckiness including in the game room which is downstairs in an unfinished--bare wood--screened area. But hey, it's a cabin in the woods! Billie was great about giving us directions and info on where to go for supplies and activities. High Springs is not too far and we enjoyed an excellent meal at the Great Outdoors Restaurant there. Try the coconut pie--YUM. Mom, dad and the two college kids had a great time. I would definitely recommend this cabin.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The perfect place to stay if you're around Branford and spring hopping!

  • 5 of 5

Paw Paw's place was absolutely gorgeous! The cabin was perfect for a group of 6 people. The porch provides awesome views of the river and trees, not to mention a couple of owl sightings. We put the fire pit to use and it provided perfect lighting for the surrounding area at night. The kitchen worked great and all of the appliances and TVs work perfectly. It was clean and cozy. We are definitely going to be visiting again sometime soon. :-)

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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