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This private home is located on the Matanzas river (Intracoastal waterway) in a small town on a barrier island east of Palm Coast known as The Hammock, and is nestled under 100 year old oaks. It is found in the midst of amazing opportunites for a variety of pleasures. Go nowhere but out the front door to the dock to watch the sun set over the river. while deer and wildlife walk on the opposite banks, and dolphin and manatee swim by. Awaken to the sound of pilliated woodpeckers and morning doves, the call of redtail hawks or listen to the sound of dolphins blowing as they move down the river every night. Take a short walk and find yourself on an uncrowded beach with opportunities to collect shells and sea glass, catch sun and surf or fish. Dine at the Atlantic Grill, a part of the Hammock Beach Resort where you can play golf on the course designed by Jack Nicolas. Eat at one of our local restaurants or drive north to historic St. Augustine only 20 miles away where you have ample opportunities for food, museums, shops, ghost tours, buggy rides, train tours and other tourist opportunities. Swim with the dolphins! Marineland offers that opportunity only 5 minutes away, or visit Bings Landing and the Malacompra archeological Park, our galleries owned by noted artists, a wine and cheese shop (and Publix) or walk through Washington Oaks state garden with its rose gardens and shaded trails along the river. Drive south along A-1-A, designated a scenic highway and meander through Painters Hill, Flagler Beach, Ormond by the Sea, and on to the world's most famous beach in Daytona with its ample opportunities for nightlife... a biker's paradise...especially for the famous Bike Week and Biketober Fest. The Hammock is only an hour and a half from Disney, Epcot, Universal Studios, Sea World and all the entertainment spots in Orlando. This location has something for everyone. Rest and relax, fish, bike, kayak, golf, tennis, sun or surf on the beach and experience both the most beautiful sunsets from the dock right out your front door or sunrises from the beach 1 minute away. You'll never want too leave this paradise vacation spot. Really!
Keywords: Riverfront, dock, garden like setting, kayaking, fishing, golf, tennis, Marineland, St. Augustine, Daytona Beach, Palm Coast, Flagler Beach, walk to beaches, miles of walking trails and sidewalks for walking or biking. For an extra fee we also offer massage, kayak rentals and tours, surf lessons and private yoga instruction.
Additional services available for fee: Massage services,( $50 full body) yoga classes $10 donation, infrared sauna $25/hour, surfing bodyboarding lessons $45/hour, professional surfer instructor/available upon request and by appointment....moreless
Classical, 1930-1950s, Library of classic books...moreless
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Refundable Damage Deposit$200
$200 damage deposit will be returned if property is left undampaged and rent ready cleaned or $100 cleaning fee can be deducted from the deposit upon check-out.
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Historic Hammock located on a strip of designated scenic A-1-A is uniquely reminicent of old Florida. Nestled in hundred year old oaks on the Matanzas river, a shaded sidewalks leads to an uncrowded beach where you can find a Jack Nicolas golf course set on the edge of the ocean. This private home with a dock offers a place to relax and watch beautiful sunsets over the intracostal waterway, or rise early to walk the beach at sunrise. Collect seaglass, shells or sharks teeth or swim with the dolphins, it's only a 5 minute drive to Marineland. Or you can just watch from the dock as both dolphin and manatee swim by. Dine 20 miles north in St. Augustine, the country's oldest city, or just over the bridge in Palm Coast where you'll find a variety of opportunities including the European Village. Flagler Beach and Daytona are found a short way south on A-1-A offering opportunities for night life. Swim, golf, surf, fish, boating, relaxing, tennis or resting/something for everyone.
Year Purchased: 1947
About the owner: Owners have been in the Hammock for over 60 years and live close by so are available for any needs.
Why the Owner Chose Hammock Beach Resort: Cozy, private family home with lots of room to roam in a yard nestled by giant oaks, the river and the ocean.
The Unique Benefits at this House: No one who comes here wants to leave. It's tucked at the end of the road with 200 feet on the intra coastal waterway. It is alive with a wide variety of bird life and full of fruit trees and mossy Oaks. From inside the house a wall of windows stretch from the kitchen to the River Room, for a full view of the intra coastal! Close to the necessities to life AND the ocean.