2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, 1 Floor

Sleeps up to 4 guests







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Deer Cottage

New Cabin joins the family! Just around the corner from Dove Cottage and Sharon's Cabin, Deer Haven is a delightful two bedroom, one bath cabin that sits on a forested corner lot that abuts up against the Osceola National Forest. In addition to the deer, the heavy forest canopy provides protection from smaller wildlife, offering more viewing opportunities. Squirrels, wild turkey, racoons, and the occasional armadillo frequently wander into the yard.  

August of 2016, Deer Cottage got a complete makeover including a new kitchen, new deck, new windows and heating/cooling system. 

We call it, "Deer Cottage" as it's right in the path of the deer as they wander out of the woods to Sonny and Linda's across the street, munching on Linda's delicate roses, and then on down to Sharon's Cabin, where they take in a gardenia or two. 

The cottage will sleep up to 4 with a queen bed and two twins, has a full kitchen and dining area. It has a 40 inch tv with direct tv and wireless high-speed internet via Hughes net. It also has several outside sitting areas, including a back porch, a couple of country swings, and is about to to have a front deck for basking in the sun. Spend your summer evenings sitting outside watching the fireflies rise up from the three acre lawn, and listening to sound of whippoorwill in the forest trees. Grab a cane pole that's provided, and dig a can of worms and head down to one of several lakes in the area just wating for you to drop a hook.  If you're looking for real country, this is it.

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Amenities & Accommodations

Two bedrooms, with 1 queen and 2 twins, 1 bath, with wide screen TV, wireless high-speed internet, full kitchen. Sits on three acre of land out in the Osceola Forest. Deer visit daily! Pets are welcome!

For those who must have their electronics (like me :-) The living room has a 40 inch SMART TV, with Netflix, Pandora and such on it. We have Direct TV, the second level package, I also have Satellite for internet. We are too far out for cable or dsl. There's also a lot of books for reading.  Yes.. some people do still read. We have many of the classics there for you. 

We also have deer viewing.. each morning, get up early, before the sunrise, and make your coffee quietly and go to the upper deck and relax. You're sure to see them slowly grazing on the flowers, stopping, flicking their ears at every little noise. Love country roads? We have 4 bikes, with helmets available for guests at no extra charge.

Vacation Rental Home Amenities

    • Satellite TV
    • Deck
    • Gas Fireplace
    • Air Conditioning
    • Full Kitchen
    • Microwave
    • Washer/Dryer Unit
    • BBQ
    • High Speed Internet
    • Wireless Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Keyless Entry


Winter Season, our most popular time is October - May 31, Summertime is hot and lots of mosquitoes, but still a great place to be!

Rates may vary depending on holidays, seasons, or special events. Please click "View Rates" above to view detailed pricing.

Rental Policies and Conditions

Payments Accepted

Credit Cards, Personal Checks, Bank Transfers

Minimum Stay

A minimum stay of 3 nights required during standard rental dates.

All currencies are shown in USD.

No smoking inside,

Pets welcome with a damage deposit

Availability & Booking

Located in the Osceola Forest, East of Lake City, close to the Olustee Battlefield, 30 miles from Itcheetucknee River, the Santafee, and the Suwannee Rivers. Great for hiking, fishing and tubing the river. If you're wanting to go see the Jags play, it's about 50 miles away, the Gators are about 40, and we even have our own little speedway if you're into racing. Perhaps one of the most popular things to do here is ATVing. The miles and miles of free atv trails that wander through the forest all around all the cabins. There's also many geocaches hidden nearby.