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

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
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 few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
January 19, 2018

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 Sorrento

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.

Amenities

Sorrento House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • No feeding the wildlife. Pets must be on a leash. Please respect the Florida State Park rules as this property is within the State Park.
  • Events allowed for additional fee. Contact owner. Guests must clean up after event.
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
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Off the master bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Off the 2nd bedroom
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Off bedroom 3
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , in 4th bedroom across the carport
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , Large master bedroom with private bath/walk-in shower
    Second Bedroom - 1 queen , features a private bath with shower
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Also with a private bathroom/shower
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /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:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback 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

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The Hammock House On The Wekiva River Is A Gorgeous Resort Rental Cabin
average rating of 4.292683 based on 41 reviews
5

We all loved our time out in the "wilderness"

  • 5 of 5

Great new years weekend at the river house. Kids ran wild outside. Cooked s'mores over the fire. Hiked to Indian mound. Road bikes and petted the horses.

The house was very roomy and clean. Kitchen well stocked. (except I couldn't find a can opener).

Minor issues, beeping fire detector and missing sheet for futon, were addressed immediately by Cactus Jack and his men.

Only suggestion I have would be a big table on the porch to feed the kids outside.

Can't wait to do it again!!

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
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5

Amazing place

  • 5 of 5

Amazing place didn't want yo go. It was wonderful more then I expected

  • Submitted: Dec 26, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
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Wonderful family getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Our family stayed at the Hammock House for a little pre-holiday get together. The setting was absolutely beautiful, nestled back in the woods. The house was nicely decorated for Christmas, we enjoyed the extra touch. Other than a few minor things that could be upgraded, there is absolutely nothing negative that can be said about this house. It was truly a wonderful time spent with our children and grandson. I hope that we can make it an annual event!

  • Submitted: Dec 25, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
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Getaway in the woods

  • 4 of 5

Wonderful getaway in the woods. Great opportunity to connect with family while canoeing, horseback riding, campfires.

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
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Hammock House wedding!

  • 5 of 5

I absolutely loved my weekend wedding at the hammock house and so did my guests! There was plenty of space indoors and out for mingling and activities. I only had a few minor issues : some lights were out or dim and could use replacing, the pool table area was amazing but the table and cues could use some repair and new felt and as expected the well water was stinky but it was okay for showering and we brought bottled for coffee and cooking. We had an amazing time overall and will definitely be back for another stay!

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
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Loved everything about it!

  • 5 of 5

This house was used for my wedding, just the setting I wanted! Laid back, relaxed, calm and peaceful. I could easily live full time in this home! My family loved it so much, we plan on renting again in the future for the family to have simple getaway still being close to home.

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Map

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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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 11.0%

Check In is 2pm. Check out is 10am. 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 if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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