7.8 Good
     
Summerfield, Florida

Southern Oaks RV Resort

Summerfield, Florida



Summerfield, Florida
Phone: (352) 347-2550

Sites: 140
Recent Rate: $29 4/2016

Latitude: 29.016617476514
Longitude: -82.013196945191

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping no
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) yes
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets ?
  • Showers Showers yes
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • $1.75 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 1.75
  • Dump Station Dump Station ?
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • RV Wash RV Wash ?
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking ?
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service ?
  • Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup yes
  • Phone Phone yes
  • Central Modem Central Modem yes
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access yes
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse yes
  • Camp Store Camp Store ?
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar ?
  • Business Center Business Center ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities ?
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services ?
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) ?
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room yes
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Beach Access Beach Access ?
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp ?
  • Marina Marina ?
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals ?
  • Fishing Fishing ?
  • Golfing Golfing ?
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) ?
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals ?
  • Hiking Hiking ?
  • Spa Spa ?
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit ?
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball ?
  • Sports Field Sports Field ?
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games ?
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment ?
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre ?
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf ?
  • Billiards Billiards ?
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong ?
  • Lake Lake ?
  • Pond Pond ?
  • River River ?
  • Creek Creek ?
  • Ocean Ocean ?
  • Water Park Water Park ?
  • Casino Casino ?

Review Details

Ratings overview

38 Reviews

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Review Count: 14
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: April, 2016 - $29.00
Overall Rating:      

Very nice campground. Sites way better than average, but the patio was in a funny place for our Fiver (should be moved back farther from road so where the door opens.) Great activity center. Staff very friendly and helpful. Highly recommend when in the area. WiFi very slow so used phone hotspot. We camped at Southern Oaks RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Campsite Features
Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open

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Review Count: 5
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: April, 2016 - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

Stayed a week here because of the parks proximity to the Villages. This is a very clean, well maintained park. We were on a site that had new concrete pads. There is a nice new pool, but it is a bit small if you like to swim (I think max dephth is under 5 ft).

The park is located right besides Camping World and 10 min from the Villages. We would have liked to stay one more day, but they would not prorate that day to the weekly rate, and so we took our business elsewhere. We camped at Southern Oaks RV Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
11
Site Surface
Concrete

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tips for other Campers:

There is a large grass field between the park and Camping World. This is a much better place to run your dog than the 'sewer pit' provided by the park.

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Review Count: 7
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: April, 2016 - $29.00
Overall Rating:      

We are very new to the RV camping world. This resort is right next door to Camping World which is where we purchased our new travel trailer so we thought we'd try it close by in case there were issues with our unit (or we didn't know how to hook something up). The staff is very nice; We came in after the office staff had gone but she left me a note as to which sites were available. The site we used was a pull through which made it easy for us first-timers. The sites were wide, clean, and the hook-ups worked great. The bathrooms in the facility were spotless! The pool was also spotless and nice. Although we didn't have time to participate, we noticed there were activities available at the clubhouse (Wii bowling, Zumba class, Texas Hold 'em). We also didn't use the laundry but it looked nice as well. The only reason I didn't give it a 10 is the road noise from Hwy 441 but that's not really their fault; just a location issue. We could only stay 2 nights. One evening, we drove to The Villages for dinner. What a delight that was! I would return again. We camped at Southern Oaks RV Resort in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
57
Site Surface
Sand
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open

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Review Count: 3
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: September, 2015 - $22.00
Overall Rating:      

This park is really great. Friendly staff & easy into sites. Would recommend this park to anyone. We have friends that live in the villages & we were only 5 minutes away. We camped at Southern Oaks RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

Clean Restrooms
Clean Showers

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
118
Site Surface
Grass
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open

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Review Count: 19
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: May, 2015 - $29.00
Overall Rating:      

We stayed here three nights while visiting friends in The Villages. Staff was nice. Sites were almost entirely sand and the patio was in a weird position if you lined up for ease in hookup connections. Cable required a deposit for a cable box so we didn't use. Except for full timers, the landscaping at the sites was nil. Very barren. We camped at Southern Oaks RV Resort in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
63
Site Surface
Sand
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tips for other Campers:

Campers World is right next door which was helpful.

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Review Count: 5
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: March, 2015 - $39.00
Overall Rating:      

This was the second time to stay here. Arrived on a Sunday and the office was closed although a site was assigned for my reservation. All the hookups were on the wrong side at site 97 plus a light pole at the street made the back in a little more difficult. Called the phone number provided and they said they plan to change that this summer, that was no help for my stay. I found another site (50) that was not assigned. WIFI is very good and the campgrounds well maintained. It appears there is a low voltage problem though. The voltage at my site (30A) was what I call weak and varied from 113 to 115 volts. Could be a problem for a/c and microwave at the same time. Pads would be suggested for under the levelers as the soil is soft sand. We camped at Southern Oaks RV Resort in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
50
Site Surface
Sand
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tips for other Campers:

Camping World was next to the campgrounds for supply or service needs.

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Review Count: 5
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: November, 2014 - $39.00
Overall Rating:      

They use pull-throughs for short time stays. Full timers had back-ins. They had new concrete patio aprons on every site but was too far forward for a travel trailer to use, works fine for motor homes. Site was not level and the hookups were at the far rear of the site, again convenient for MHs but not TTs. Sewer hookup was on the up hill side of the site and useless for me, in this case S*** will not flow uphill. Soft sandy soil didn't work well with levelers. Excellent Wi-Fi throughout the entire park. Good location for stores and restaurants within 5 miles in Summerfield. Camping World next to the park if supplies are needed, not far to go. We camped at Southern Oaks RV Resort in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
63
Site Surface
Sand, Grass
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tips for other Campers:

Next to Camping World, The Villages nearby. Cable requires a cable box which they will loan to you for a $50 deposit. Fairly good OTA TV reception pointed south/SE.

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Review Count: 3
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: October, 2014 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

Very nice! They have grass sites with a concrete patio. The pool and clubhouse are very nice too. The lots are nice sized. The dog area is the only down side. It's basically a retention pond area with 8" high grass. This is the only area where dogs can run free. It would help a little if they mowed the grass. We camped at Southern Oaks RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 102
States Visited: 27
Helpful Reviews: 9

Date of Stay: April, 2014 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

Very tight sights. We had 6 feet between our door and the neighbors car. The back wheels were off the ground to level. The hook ups were on the wrong side so sitting outside by the septic was not real nice. No shade. Friendly staff, fair Wi-Fi. It is right next door to Camping World which is why we stayed here. We would not stay here again. The rate is for Passport America. We camped at Southern Oaks RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 76
States Visited: 30
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: March, 2014 - $19.00
Overall Rating:      

The best part about this place was the price. When I made my reservation one month in advance for two nights, they said they had a pull through available. When we arrived, instead we were put on a back-in end site that was spacious but had backwards utilities. We backed in perpendicularly and never used the sewer. Our hose and electic were stretched to the max. They have a pool but the cover was always on even though it was mid-80's. About all that's available but I guess we were lucky to have it. We camped at Southern Oaks RV Resort in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 14
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: January, 2014 - $19.00
Overall Rating:      

We arrived in Florida on New Years Day and found out the day before that our planned CG was closed due to the holiday. By coincidence we discovered this park in the Passport America directory and decided to give it a try. We were not disappointed - staff were most friendly and sites, although basic, were large. We had a lot with grass and sand but sand was not a problem. Wi-Fi worked very well. It is a good location for visiting The Villages. We stayed 6 nights at the P.A. rate and would not hesitate to return. We camped at Southern Oaks RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 45
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: December, 2013 - $18.00
Overall Rating:      

Just by chance we drove into Southern Oaks to check on camping. (The information we got from the big camping business next door was not what we wanted to hear.) We needed somewhere to stay. We found out they had a repair man at Southern Oaks. Decided to have our work done there. What a positive experience. The park is nicely laid out with grass lots of good size. Everyone was very friendly. The manager’s husband was able to install a new refrigerator for us, and his wife worked with our insurance company for payment. He is a RV repair person. They treated us with respect and were able to get us on the road again. I will stay here again if in the area. We camped at Southern Oaks RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 9
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: November, 2013 - $21.00
Overall Rating:      

Rate was PA, with tax. The grounds are sort of basic, but for an overnight it was just fine. There is a nice clubhouse and pool. We camped at Southern Oaks RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 5
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: November, 2013 - $19.00
Overall Rating:      

Very nice and clean park. People were friendly. Surprised that a campground would not have picnic tables on the sites. Would return. We camped at Southern Oaks RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 62
States Visited: 29
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: July, 2013 - $18.00
Overall Rating:      

The location and proximity to The Villages is what made us stay here. Once here, it was a decent CG. Great WiFi that didn't skip a beat. The site were somewhat level. Yes, it could use concrete pads and maybe a picnic table but the rate was good with PA. The clubhouse, pool and bathrooms were great. The other residents are nice. The only complaint was the sand being tracked in the camper. I would definitely stay here again. It is an over 50+ CG but allow others to stay for 2 weeks or less. We camped at Southern Oaks RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

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