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Old 05-06-2010, 07:16 AM
 
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Fanning Spring/Silver Oaks is beautiful. The sub-division has lots of wonderful people. We lived there for 6 years and loved them all. Just missed the kids and grandkids to much , so moved back home. When i left there were only 2 site built homes, the rest were manufactured homes but all doubles or better. Silver Oaks is quiet, well cared for. The restrictions are reasonable and yearly dues were $35.00, RV's allowed , great for walking and bikes. The local area is truly a "good old boy program" but workable. Already some snowbirds in the division.
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Old 09-22-2011, 10:14 PM
 
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We purchased a home on the river in Old Town, about 3 miles from Fanning Springs in 2001. This area is "awesome" and has mild winters. We go there at least every other week for about 3 days each time. We are always river riding March - Dec. and even Jan. and Feb. if the days are warm enough. There are lots of freshwater springs and anything to do on the river. Check out my site for spring locations, gorgeous photos and many activities. Suwannee River Riding. I hope you enjoy it as much as we have. Also Gainesville is very nice. Has a very large mall.
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Old 09-23-2011, 01:34 AM
 
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It seems to be a beautiful place to live, we ride motorcycles and it's beautiful for that. How nice are the winters here?
Let me know what you think....Thanks
I guess if you like living in the middle of nowhere then its a great place.
Weather will be such that you can drive your bikes all winter long although there will be days where you'll have to bundle up, and some mornings may have frost..
Plenty of nice biking areas throughout the inner parts of the state, one particular area that attracts a lot of bikers particularly on week ends is the Ozello Trail just south of Crystal River and about 60 miles south of Fanning, probably Floridas twistiest road, i counted 90 corners in 10 miles, and the seafood restaurant at the end is recommended,think its called the crab shack.

http://www.bestroadsbyhonda.com/w-ozello-trail.html
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Old 09-23-2011, 05:14 PM
 
Location: N.H Gods Country
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I guess if you like living in the middle of nowhere then its a great place.
Weather will be such that you can drive your bikes all winter long although there will be days where you'll have to bundle up, and some mornings may have frost..
Plenty of nice biking areas throughout the inner parts of the state, one particular area that attracts a lot of bikers particularly on week ends is the Ozello Trail just south of Crystal River and about 60 miles south of Fanning, probably Floridas twistiest road, i counted 90 corners in 10 miles, and the seafood restaurant at the end is recommended,think its called the crab shack.

W. Ozello Trail
Theres a pretty good resturant out there called Pecks. Good food.
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Old 10-31-2011, 10:16 AM
 
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Hi, If you do get tired of the same old thing, just drive into Gainsville, about 40 min. from Fanning Springs. There is all kinds of things, the Oaks Mall, dining, movies, etc. www.suwanneeriverriding.com
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Old 11-04-2011, 01:02 PM
 
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Congrats, you're moving to a place with no services. No hospital, no doctors, no chain grocery stores, you throw your garbage in a dumpster on the side of the road. Isolated, full of natives who won't be keen to have Yankees for part-time neighbors. Fanning Springs Park is nice. Manatees hang out there in the fall. However, if you want services or entertainment, you will need to drive to Gainesville.
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Old 11-05-2011, 08:13 AM
 
Location: Georgia
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Wink Yes there are places

Hello,
Chiefland and Cross City, (plus other places) are on the same highway as Fanning, only 10 min. drive away. If you are in need of emergency medical 911 has a great system and a heliport. The helicoptor picks you up in an instant and takes you to Gainsville hospital or Shands. I live in Georgia but have a place on the Suwannee since 2001. I live almost right at Valdosta. We can get all the things at Fanning Springs, Dixie County, Chiefland, etc. that we get in Valdosta. And Hitchcocks Grocery is a chain, also Super Walmart. Also coolest store in Fanning Springs that beats Valdosta, Thomasville or anywhere around us. Also beats some of the stores I have seen in many of my travels. ( look it up--The Point of View). Also all the cool stuff and people you meet on the river. A new adventure every day. Where I live now, the cost of living is incredibly high. 600.00 per month just for utilities and our taxes keep going UP while our home values go down. Now in the Fanning Springs Area, our taxes have decrease in half since we have been there and the utilities are reasonable and done correctly. Although I like where I l am now the cost is killing us. The Fanning Springs area is much more reasonable all the way around plus much prettier. www.SuwanneeRiverRiding.com
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Old 06-25-2012, 10:30 AM
 
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Default Fanning springs fl.

Check out Silver Oaks subdivision,and I think you will like it!
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Old 08-02-2012, 05:58 AM
 
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We just bought some land in Fanning Springs, Florida, in the Silver Oaks subdivision. Does anyone live in or know this area? Is it nice? We will only live here in the winter months. It seems to be a beautiful place to live, we ride motorcycles and it's beautiful for that. How nice are the winters here?
Let me know what you think....Thanks
Hope you enjoy the area, it is a great place to retire!
Hi, I own lots 114 & 115. I am looking to sell. If you know anybody tell them I will give them a good deal!
Thank You,
Warren Wimmer
Ps , " Troke realty 352 463 7075
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