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The Hammock House On The Wekiva River Is A Gorgeous Resort Rental Cabin

People10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Very secluded home in park with abundant wildlife, riding, and hiking

The Hammock House on the Wekiva River is a gorgeous resort rental cabin. It hosts 4 bedrooms/4 bathrooms, stone fireplace, huge decks under an Oak Hammock right on the Wekiva River with 2 canoes available to guests. Looking for a quiet getaway? This vacation rental is a jewel in the woods, yet so close to Orlando, Sanford, Lake Mary, and Mount Dora.

A pool table completes this fully furnished resort home, with a nine stall barn if you own your own horses. This is a secluded, quiet, beautiful home all in pecky cypress.

Horseback riding rentals for guided trail rides also located within the park. The Hammock House is located within the Rock Springs Run Reserve (a Florida State Park) and has 14,000 acres for riding, hiking, and bicycling. Wildlife is abundant.

This rental home is great for your vacation getaway! Perfect for horseback riding, hiking, or just relaxing. You will not believe the wildlife in this park!!!

DirecTV

WI-FI

2 canoes

Stone fireplace

Sleeps 10 (4bedrooms/4baths/1 of the bedrooms has sleeper sofa)

Fully Furnished

Large shaded deck

Great for reunions, vacations.

This home is owned by Rock Springs Run Reserve (Florida State Parks). It is operated by Jamie and Deb Zito from Cactus Jack's Trail Rides LLC. We take pride in offering this unbelievable home to the public for enjoyment.

More Details

Owner
Jamie Zito
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
26 March, 2017

About Jamie Zito

Deb Zito has owned and operated Cactus Jack's Trail Rides LLC for the last 5 years in Ocala, Florida. When the stables at Rock Springs Run Reserve became available for a new horseback riding vendor, Deb and Jamie Zito decided to take on this beautiful new location. Along with the horseback riding, the Hammock House rental seemed like a great addition. We have always had customers ask 'Is there a romantic place to stay?' Now we can offer this amazing home to riders, and non-riders.....everyone will enjoy it!

Jamie Zito purchased this house in 2013

Why Jamie Zito chose Central Florida

This home is all made from pecky cypress. It was originally a rancher's home. It sits in a 14,000 acre park and is right on the Wekiva River.

What makes this house unique

It has a barn/stable for guests to bring their own horses, or they can go riding at the riding stable in the park. Hiking is encouraged and wildlife is seen daily.

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 10
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • rural ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Off the master bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Off the 2nd bedroom
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Off bedroom 3
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , in 4th bedroom across the carport
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Large master bedroom with private bath/walk-in shower
    Second Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , features a private bath with shower
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , Also with a private bathroom/shower
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , detached from main home (across the carport) queen/bath/sofa
  • All bedrooms have their own bathrooms. Fully furnished. Very nice!
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Attractions:
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
Notes:
This park is great for hiking, paddling the canoes down the river, horseback riding (your horse or ours). 30 minutes from Orlando!

Reviews

Excellent! 4.4/5 -
(25 traveller reviews)

The Hammock House On The Wekiva River Is A Gorgeous Resort Rental Cabin
average rating of 4.4 based on 25 reviews
5

Wonderful place with an old Florida feeling style can't wait to come back!!

  • 5 of 5

It was wonderful to stay at the hammock house with it's beautiful surroundings and very nice ranch-style feeling! Can't wait to come back..

  • Review Submitted: Mar 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great family getaway

  • 4 of 5

Our family of 8 enjoyed the weekend at hammock house....the perfect weather helped! The house has plenty of space and pans and utensils for cooking. There is a huge new grill which unfortunately ran out of gas as the previous renters had left the gas bottle on. But that got fixed and we grilled all 3 nights. We had 2 fires in the fire pit and took advantage of the available canoes to explore the wekiva river. We loved the back deck overlooking the river. Hammock house could be a five star experience with a few small upgrades....many lights were dim or burned out so the house is not as pretty at night as it should be. The pool room really needs more light and the laundry room after dark is downright scary! Basic window washing and vertical blind repair would also help. But we had a ball. Played corn hole and bocci and visited the horses...we will be back.the kelley family, kissimmee

  • Review Submitted: Feb 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Highly recommended - nature at its best.

  • 5 of 5

Our family is so large we don't fit well just anywhere but this home worked well. We had twenty something people, toddler, baby and three horses. We did use living quarters horse trailer there as well for extra sleeping area. Rented extra horses at the stable so everyone who wanted to got to go on trail riding. Enjoyed the Wekiva River in kayaks right from the backyard everyday as we had perfect weather. Great nature hikes yet only short drive to mall and grocery store. Many good family memories which are cherished forever. Great place to get away from it all yet convenient.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Just what we were looking for. Old world Florida

  • 4 of 5

This house and property was perfect for our family gathering. Quiet setting and very spacious. We loved it.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Boca Raton, FL
5

Fun Family Getaway to Nature

  • 5 of 5

Our huge family had the most wonderful week!!

We just love activities in nature and this location was so much fun for the whole family. Everyone had a really great time. The weather was picture perfect the entire week. We went horse back riding on great trails in the State Park, kayaking on the Wekiva River right from the back yard, hiking on trails/roads right there at hammock house, family bike riding on paved roads at nearby Seminole Wekiva trail, and drove to the spring heads for hiking and swimming. We enjoyed all the wildlife viewing. Campfires every night. The kitchen was great for cooking and feeding our huge crew. The home is spacious enough to accommodate our crowd and was clean. The guys played pool on the pool table while we were cooking. Restaurants and stores are only a short drive away.

Recommend you bring bottled water to drink because tap water has a sulfur smell.

We will definitely be back again next year.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Always a great experience

  • 5 of 5

Great stay go to cactus Jack to ride horses will be back. Saw deer, bobcat,wild turkeys and more.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Sorrento, Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£444
for 2 nights
From
£222
£1,333
£5,332
 

Additional pricing information

Tax Rate 11.0%

We also will rent this property for events (weddings/family reunions/corporate events). Small events up to 40 guest, no additional event fee, but $250 refundable deposit required. 40-100 guests requires 2 night stay and additional $250 event fee plus $250 refundable deposit. Greater than 100 guests is $500 event fee plus 2 night stay and deposit. Please call for information 352-266-9326

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Sanford Orlando
Nearest Motorway
8 Miles
I-4
Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
many
Nearest Beach
50 Miles
New Smyrna
Car: necessary

This resort rental is rural, but 10 minutes from mall, restaurants, movie theaters. 15 minutes from hospital. Bring your own horse or trail riding available within the park. House is riverfront for canoes and fishing.

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