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Come spend some time on the River!!!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,650 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

We have what you are looking for! A relaxing riverfront home on the beautiful St. John's River that is easily accessible to everything central Florida has to offer. What we knew as home growing up has been recently updated with new bath fixtures, floor covering, beds, etc. We are confident you will feel comfortable in this well-kept environment. Kick off your shoes and relax in front of the big screen television or play cards and board games in the great room which has a beautiful view of the river.

Feel free to bring your own boat, tie up to our dock, and have fun fishing, skiing or cruising down the river. Like to travel light? Then just bring your gear and fish from our private dock.

The excitement of NASCAR and Daytona International speedway, the beauty of Daytona's beaches, and the enjoyment of great outdoor activities like golf at LPGA are only 30 minutes away.

If you want to visit with Mickey Mouse, Walt Disney World Resorts are a little over an hour away, along with all of the other fun Orlando attractions. If hiding out from the rest of the world is your pursuit, then grab a refreshing beverage, relax in one of the chairs at the end of the dock, and watch your cares drift away.

Keywords: Riverfront,dock,waterfront,canal

More Details

Ronald D. Hendrickson
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
31 January, 2018

Why Ronald D. Hendrickson chose Astor

Astor has a rich history of southern hospitality and old Florida charm. It was originally established as a vacation spot for New York socialites and still welcomes visitors from around the US. Fishing and relaxing on the St. John's River are still popular activities with the locals and guests. It has been our family home for over 50 years and we never tire of the tranquility and beauty of the St. John's River.

What makes this house unique

Enjoy local seafood and refreshing drinks on the river at Blackwater Inn Restaurant & Lounge which is a short walk away. The best blueberry pancakes are served at O'Brien's Cafe less than a half mile away. You can cook your own pancakes at the Old Spanish Sugar Mill Restaurant located in DeLeon Springs State Park 16 minutes away. Learn about old Florida at the Pioneer Settlement for Creative Arts in Barberville less than 10 minutes away.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Astor in Lake County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1650 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Queen size Beds (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair accessible
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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(7 traveller reviews)

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Come spend some time on the River!!!
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews

Great vacation home

  • 5 of 5

The house was exactly how it was described with all the necessary items for a pleasant stay. The house is located in a great peaceful area very closed to the most popular springs in the area, Salt Springs, Alexander Springs, Juniper Springs and Blue Springs, all within 20 to 35 minute drive. We were two families with 7 children ranging from 9 to 23 years old and we had a beatiful time at this home. The owner was very helpful and very easy to do business with, I can highly recommend this house.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Jacksonville, Florida

Very Nice Vacation

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I, and my parents stayed here for 11 nights for some fishing and relaxation. We had an amazing time. The house was super clean, everything was provided, it was close to our favorite little restaurant there, Sparky's and so easy to get to all of our fishing holes. The owner was super nice to work with, and always responded quickly. I would recommend to anyone looking for a nice place to stay and have a little fun.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very clean, excellent location, great people to do business with!

  • 5 of 5

On the St Johns River at the bridge in Astor, Fl. Excellent location. A nice dock to tie your boat. In the center of everything in the area. Enjoyed staying here very much and would recommend this to anyone.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Winter Haven FL


  • 5 of 5

When looking for a rental for the holiday weekend, all that mattered was the location of the house to the river.

It is literally right at the Astor Bridge!!! It could not have been on a more beautiful piece of property. So much space to roam for children and pets! The house was also very large. The furnishings/decor could be a little updated but they were in good condition and clean. Everything else was very nicely updated and all you had to bring was your clothes and food. The neighbors were pleasant and nobody bothered you. I first thought the traffic from the bridge would be annoying but it was somewhat soothing. Walking distance to my favorite restaurant Black Water Inn (awesome frozen rum runners)! I do not have one bad thing to say about our stay and we will definitely come back. Thanks again Ron

  • Review Submitted: 07-Sep-2015
  • Date of Stay: September 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great time

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay. I have stayed two different times. Everything was great including the fishing. Owners were very easy to work with. Could not have been any more pleased

  • Review Submitted: 31-Mar-2014
  • Date of Stay: March 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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DeLeon Springs, FL

FFA Chapter Officer Retreat

  • 5 of 5

We recently conducted a four day and officer training for Chapter Officers. The property was perfect, there were 7 teenagers and 2 adults with plenty of accommodations. We brought one queen size air mattress for the one male student, but there was room for more.

The house had plenty of space for everyone, including a large dining room table that was great for planning sessions and a spacious great room with large screen tv. The kitchen has plenty of counter space which worked well as the kids had to prepare each meal in teams of 2 or 3.

We conducted quite a few team building activities in the yard and the river front was beautiful for team and individual pictures.

Located in Astor on the St. Johns River, it is easy travels to the Volusia County Beaches (about 30-40 minutes) or natural springs such as Alexander and Juniper. Great for fishing or boating.

The only possible caveat was that there is some road noise from the nearby bridge at night in the front bedroom, but it was not enough to disturb our sleep.

I would definitely recommend this house to others. Perfect of small retreats, large families, or 2-3 small families staying together.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Aug-2012
  • Date of Stay: August 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Daytona Beach International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Williams Landing/Blackwater Inn
Nearest Ferry
32 Miles
Fort Gates Ferry
Nearest Golf
25 Miles
LPGA International
Nearest Train
41 Miles
Auto Train Sanford Florida
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
FL Hwy 40
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Blackwater Inn
Nearest Ski
0.1 Miles
Water Skiing St. Johns River
Nearest Beach
31 Miles
Ormond Beach


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Astor, Florida

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2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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