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kayakjoe
Reviewed 13 August 2013 via mobile

Cabins are "manufactured trailers", very small in all aspects. Shower so small kids could touch ceiling. "Large pond" is maybe 25 feet across and 2 feet deep. Bridge they mention to fish off of for catfish is about 12 feet long. Breakfast is packaged muffins and instant grits, oatmeal from Walmart. Website does not match your stay. Beware

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TFSmoak, Guest Relations Manager at The Smoakhouse Ranch, responded to this review

We are very heartened by a rather odd review by Joe. With the greatest respect, please allow us to tell the entire story. We offer four different lodgings. Two are very well maintained "Park Model" cabins----the same as those used at Fort Wilderness in Orlando, and renting for $250 daily. At $99 and $119, they are the on-site "bargain". They...

miami
Reviewed 7 May 2013

The smoakhouse ranch was wonderful from beginning to end, it's a home away from home. The owners Tim and Emily were wonderful too, not to mention Gina she made sure we had everything. we've already made reservations for thanksgiving, but this time for the Earl cabin (we stayed at the farmhouse). The cabin is historic with original fixtures, we took...

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Ten Mile, Tennessee
Reviewed 31 December 2012

We were immediately at home from the moment we arrived at The Farmhouse at Smoakhouse Ranch. Tim, Emily and Angela made certain everyday of our stay to our comfort by their attention to details Every evening we were left a log to burn which we grew to anticipate and enjoy before retiring. We were fortunate to witness a birth of...

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Tampa Bay
Reviewed 30 December 2012

We have had the extreme pleasure of staying at the Smoakhouse Ranch for two Christmases now, and in the summer and late fall, and every stay is exceptional! the cabins are very well appointed - just absolutely cozy and comfy - everything is top notch from the furnishings (that bed in the Earl Cabin is the most comfortable we have...

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Third Box Car
Reviewed 3 December 2012

We were just there for Thanksgiving weekend and had a wonderful time. Despite showing up on the holiday, Tim and Emily provided a warm welcome to us. Their neice was in town helping out, too. The cabin was clean and very comfortable. We stayed in the Earl cabin. It had all the comforts of home and a bed to beat...

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NPR, FL
Reviewed 4 September 2012

We had group of family and friends that stayed in the farmhouse over the Labor Day Weekend using it as a base for some of the local springs and had a great time. Not fancy, but clean, comfortable and homey. Emily was very helpful in guiding us about the local area and pointing out all the things to do there....

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Tampa, Fl
Reviewed 10 June 2012

I couldn't just tell you one thing that was great about this place, they whole stay from beginning to end was just above all expectations. We arrived late at night, about 12am, and the owner, Mrs. Emily, was nice enough to wait up for us and even came to meet us to guild us down the dark country road, thankfully!!...

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 16 May 2012

We had a really nice stay at the Smoakhouse Ranch. The cabin was very nice, the jacuzzi and pool were good and we enjoyed the relaxing time there very much. The use of the BBQ area is also possible and we could also feed the donkey, cows and other animals. The owners were very friendly and helpful, gave us good...

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Thank LeniZH
Sarasota, Florida
Reviewed 17 March 2012

This was my second visit to the Smoakhouse Ranch. Three nights. A clean, quiet, and relaxing place. Lots of ammenities here also. The owners are both super nice and hospitable. Plus it is a real treat to see and feed the animals. Another great stay at a fantastic place. I also finally mastered getting here on this trip without GPS....

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Sunman, Indiana
Reviewed 3 January 2012

I can't tell you how pleasantly surprised I was to find the Smoakhouse Ranch. We were traveling from Indiana to see my dad over the holidays. We expected to have to get a hotel in Lake City, about 20+ miles from Branford. By chance we searched for a B&B in the Branford area. I read the reviews and checked the...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Smoakhouse Ranch is a real working ranch, offering a relaxed introduction to the real Florida since 1994. Our accommodations range from two park models cabins, a two story historic cabin, or a full size 2/2 farmhouse---all country appointed, will full kitchens and bath. Feed our cows, goats, lambs, donkeys and chickens. 50+ acres and 8 area parks. The Ranch Experience! FBBI Palm award for many years. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Smoakhouse Ranch

Address: 4321 Southeast CR 500, Branford, FL 32008
Region: United States > Florida > Branford
Price Range: $158 - $211 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“all of the cabins have different layouts. Just tell the Smoaks your needs and they will help you figure out the best option.”
 of 5 bubbles FamilyGetaways, 7 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Rooms out in nature bring the harmony people are looking for”
 of 5 bubbles 625EmmaL, 31 Dec 2012 | Read review
“The Earl Cabin is really rustic but very charming and comfortable - whether its summer or winter. The Farmhouse is big enough for a large family too.”
 of 5 bubbles nanette_63, 30 Dec 2012 | Read review
“The Earl cabin is designed and outfitted like an original homesteader cabin but has all the modern conveniences. The fire pit outside is great to relax by in the evening.”
 of 5 bubbles Minnesota_Mongoose, 3 Dec 2012 | Read review
“The farmhouse was great, but the Earl cabin looked interesting also.”
 of 5 bubbles jmcv, 4 Sep 2012 | Read review
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