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Come spend some time on the River!!!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,645 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 a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 11, 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.


Astor House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1645 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
  • VCR
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair accessible
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback 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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Come spend some time on the River!!!
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews
Newark, Ohio

Great location and accommodation

  • 5 of 5

The Astor River House is a very nice property that is perfectly placed for the vacation we were looking for. It's just steps from a couple marinas, a bar, and a restaurant. By boat it's near Lake George and the springs to the North and good bars and restaurants to the south. By car you can go to many nearby restaurants and a Dollar General.

The caretaker/neighbor is extremely kind and will make sure you have what you need.

The provided dock is in good condition and has water and electric.

We will stay here again if we take another river vacation.

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2016
  • Stayed: 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.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2016
  • Stayed: 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.

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Stayed: 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

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2015
  • Stayed: 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

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2014
  • Stayed: March 2014
  • 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


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50
Cleaning Fee $80

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.