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Three Rivers Inn at Ira Bea's Oasis

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 2,500 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Upscale Home, 2500 sq/ft 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, Sleeps 10

Direct Santa Fe River Waterfront. 45 min from Ben Hill Griffin Stadium and Harn Museum in Gainesville,FL! 12 min from Ginnie Springs! Centrally located to Cave Diving Country!

WIDE OPEN SPACES describes this property. No neighbors peering into YOUR windows here! Three Rivers Inn is a 2500 sq feet 3/2.5 with complete living arrangements upstairs (2/1.5) and downstairs (1/1). Will sleep 10 people in beds. Two kitchens with open entertainment area downstairs, large double

carport, & huge oaks (gotta see'em!). Adjacent to the home is a 5 acre homeowners park with pavilion, volleyball, horseshoes, boat ramp and freshwater spring. This is a non smoking home, smoking allowed on the decks outside.

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Monica VanHandel
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 20, 2018

About Monica VanHandel

Bill and Sharon Jones are the proud owners of this wonderful property. Bill was born and raised on this river system. Bills family has owned property on the Ichetucknee and Santa Fe continuously since 1958. When Bill graduated from college in 1982 he bought property himself and have been the proud owners of the Three Rivers Inn at Ira Bea's Oasis since 1989. When Sharon came along in 1996 we raised our children at our "vacation home" eventually moving there in 2009. We spent 4 years there and when the kids became heavily involved in high school sports the family moved to Lake City. There are FEW that know this river system as well. The area is all about relaxing, water, diving and tranquility. We ENCOURAGE you to ask any questions you may have!

Monica VanHandel purchased this house in 1989


Branford House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only ...
  • $200 non refundable pet fee. Two pet limit. All pets must be kept downstairs.
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Downstairs Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Half Bathroom - toilet , sink
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Downstairs Great Room - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Twin bed, Double bed & Futon in Great Room
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Downstairs
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Balcony
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • churches
  • pond
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Upstairs upscale with flat screens, dishwasher, wood floors, quality throughout. Downstairs open floor plan, indoor/outdoor carpet, TV, kitchen, nicely appointed. Large decks (up and down) overlooking river and lagoon. 800 sq foot multi level floating dock in the river. Satellite TV and high speed internet available. You won't find a nicer place!


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(26 traveler reviews)

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Three Rivers Inn at Ira Bea's Oasis
average rating of 4.8461537 based on 26 reviews

Great way to celebrate my 50th birthday!!!

  • 5 of 5

I can truly say that spending my 50th birthday surrounded by friends in such a beautiful place was amazing! There were 10 of us and it was perfect! We spent days on the river kayaking and tubing and nights around the fire pit. If you are looking for somewhere on the water that offers EVERYTHING this is the place. The setting is amazing. Plenty of room to spread out and right next to the park. The house has comfy beds, two kitchens and plenty of seating for large gatherings. We all agreed this will become a yearly retreat for us! Take my advise book it! You won't regret it.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the kind words, Jackie! We could not have paid you for a better review! Tari Johnson
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Great for multi generations

  • 5 of 5

The separate living spaces were great for the teen/young adult/night owl crew. The house was clean and had plenty of seats.

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We are pleased you found the house accommodating. The two separate living spaces make it a perfect home for multi generations. We would love to have you back to stay.
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what a wonderful place to stay

  • 5 of 5

this place is a wonderful place for anyone to stay that has kids we were in the water every day did a tubing trip one of those days and the neighbor hood is very friendly and helpful thanks for the great place for our vacation

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review. We would love to have you come back to stay anytime:)
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Beautiful Place on the River

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful place to get away with family. Sunsets were amazing when we were there. We went canoeing on the river and swimming and snorkeling at Ginnie Springs which is a short drive away. Great place to relax and enjoy with family and extended family. This part of Florida is a hidden gem. The River and the beautiful clear springs are such a refreshing change of pace. Thanks for a wonderful time.

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind review. We are so glad you were able to relax while enjoying the beautiful sunsets, and the refreshing springs. It is true, a hidden gem and a wonderful place to relax and get away. We would love to have you and your family as return guests anytime!!
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Everything you could ask for!

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I had a great time on the Santa Fe in this nice home! The house has more updated furnishings than the pictures show. Plenty of space for 8 adults, with room to spare! We really enjoyed tubing on the river (there was a public boat ramp about 2 miles upstream that we floated from) and fishing from the dock. We planned this vacation not knowing that the weather would be so bad, but we were blessed and only had one day of rain! That day was spent inside the spacious house watching movies and playing board games!

The owner & property manager were very attentive to our needs! When we first arrived, we had a minor issue with the AC and they sent a technician right over to resolve it! Candice came by herself when we had a problem with the downstairs AC and fixed it in a flash. It was so nice to be able to quickly and easily get in touch with her! We would love to come back again!

  • Submitted: May 28, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind review. Thank you also for contacting us immediately about the A/C. This allowed us to have it fixed in a timely manor so you were comfortable during your stay. So glad you found the house comfortable, and that the weather cleared enough for you to enjoy the amazing outdoor activities the property has to offer. We would love to have you come back and stay anytime :)
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Omg we are so much relax and enjoy I just hope more good weather the weekend. But this is peaceful

  • 4 of 5

Love ❤️ the porch so relax and enjoy view the river. See you next year. Thank you 😊

  • Submitted: May 21, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review. Yes the house and property are very peaceful!!! We are so glad you had a relaxing vacation. We look forward to having you back to stay again in the future :)
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Fishing from our dock or your boat, boat ramp, 2 kayaks, 3 canoes, swimming and manatee watching to

name a few. Crystal clear river (at low river levels in summer) ideal for tubing. Ichtucknee River

5 bends downstream, large spring in river 5 bends upstream....acts as your personal jacuzzi and a

can't miss! Rural area with abundant riding trails for ATV's or golf carts. Critter catching at

night for the youngin's.

Numerous parks are nearby such as Ginnie, Poe, Blue, Ichetucknee, Hart, and Manatee

to name a few. Nearby High Springs is known for its antiques. The Suwannee River

is also only minutes away by car or boat. Rails to trails is also a short distance away.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Pet Fee $200
Refundable Damage Deposit $500

$1600 per week
$250 per night Friday, Saturday and holidays
$225 per night Sunday - Thursday
2 night minimum

Monthly rentals available during off season. Contact Monica for rates.

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.