West of Gainesville Florida, on the banks of the historic Suwannee River you will find 'The Cottages of Suwannee Preserve' and “River Bend”. River Bend is the center home of our three homes available to rent on the river in the Preserve (Suwannee House to the south or down river and River Watcher to the north or up rivers). The Preserve is a pristine 'park-like' setting full of outdoor fun activities.
Stay in a fully furnished luxury private home, on acres of woodlands along a pristine river bank.
Our home is a spacious 3 bedroom (two master bedrooms), 3 bathroom (sleeps 7). Located on over 6 acres with 500 ft of river front a private boat ramp and floating dock. A very comfortable home with a 'Cottage' and 'River' theme, with the following amenities:
State of the art water treatment system
Crown molding and 5 inch baseboards
9 foot ceiling throughout
Tile floors in living room, dining room, kitchen and all baths
All New stainless steel appliances
Hunter Douglas window treatments
Two 39' HD flat screens (one in Master Bedroom) with Direct TV 'Whole House HDDVR' System and an upgraded access package including Local Station access, Sony Blue-ray player and enhanced sound systems.
2 porches - One Screened for bug free dining, the other an open sundeck
The Cottage is centrally located on Florida’s Nature Coast, situated on acres of property in a park like setting on the Suwannee River. Enjoy all that the Suwannee River, area springs and pristine countryside have to offer with such activities as fishing, scuba diving, snorkeling, swimming, tubing, water slides, zip lining, karaoke, hiking, bird watching, bicycling, clay shooting and horseback riding. There are also plenty of antique shops nearby!
The area has the highest concentration of freshwater springs on earth, with two major rivers (the Suwannee and Santa Fe) forming the northern and western boundaries of Gilchrist County, and over 60 springs within or adjacent to the county.
It's easy to see why the peace and tranquility of this site is perfect for a vacation 'get away'. An escape for you to do as little or as much as you want. Start daydreaming about how you will spend you days and create personal and family memories at the Cottages of Suwannee Preserve.
So much to see and do, you won't want to leave.
ALSO CHECK OUT OUR SECOND AND THIRD VACATION HOME RENTAL NEXT DOOR ON THE DOWN RIVRT SIDE "SUWANNEE HOUSE" VRBO LISTING #703823 A LARGE 3/3 with option to up grade to 4/4 by adding Bungalow AND ON THE OTHER SIDE "RIVER WATCHER" 3/3 VRBO LISTING #1075587.
The Cottages Nature Walking Trail
Big Shoals on the Suwannee
Nature Coast State Trail
Suwannee River Wilderness Trail
Suwannee River State Park
Natural North Florida
Ginnie Springs Fanning Springs
Hart Springs Manatee Springs
Poe Springs Blue Springs
Marinas & Boat Services:
Suwannee River Marinas
Ellie Ray's River Landing
Suwannee River Tours
Point of View Antiques and Gifts
A Cedar Key Get-Away
Quilt Shop and Art Gallery Trenton
Art and Entertainment:
University of Florida Center for Performing Arts
Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art
Florida Museum of Natural History
The Hippodrome State Theatre
North Florida Regional Medical Center
Driving Directions from Gainesville, FL to The Cottages of Suwannee Preserve
From Gainesville I-75 take SR 26 west 24.5 miles.
At light in Trenton, turn right , North, onto Hwy 129 north, go 10.4 miles
At blinking light in Bell, turn left, West, onto Strickland Avenue - CR 342, go 3.1 miles.
Turn right, North, onto CR 341, go .02 miles.
Turn left, West onto Suwannee Avenue (limerock road), go 1 mile.
At stop sign, turn right, North onto NW 70 Avenue, go .08 miles.
Turn left, West onto NW 7 Place, go .04 miles.
Turn right, North on NW 73 Way, go .09 miles.
Take left fork of road onto NW 13 Lane, go .03 miles. The Cottages of Suwannee Preserve is on your right as you approach the paved road.
Turn right, North and the entrance to unit #3 (Riverbend) will be the second left. The drive passes by and between the basketball court and the volleyball court as you approach the cottage.
Just pull under the cottage and you are there!
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