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Rustic Vacation Rental with a Charming Dock in Ocala National Forest, Florida

Astor, Florida (United States of America)

Rustic Vacation Rental with a Charming Dock in Ocala National Forest, Florida

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4.7 5 Reviews

"Greatest trip I've been on in recent memory. Fishing was great location was awesome! Wildlife was amazing! We are returning in December for a longer …"

Frank Dombrowski, guest in June 17, 2019.
Private Cabin
4 guests
1 Private Bathroom
Private Kitchen
Entire Cabin

This rustic vacation rental is located beside Big Grasshopper Lake in the Ocala National Forest near Astor, Florida, and can accommodate up to two guests. The master bedroom has a luxurious king-size bed, views overlooking the lake, and an LCD television with a DVD player. Additional guests are welcome to sleep on the living room sofa but this is not a pull-out sofa bed. In the bathroom, guests will find a toilet, a sink, and a combination shower and bathtub. Linens and towels are provided.

In the open living area, guests will find a cozy sofa, an LCD television with home theater system, and a wood-burning stove with a glass door. There is also a dining room complete with a cedar dining table. The fully-equipped kitchen comes with a refrigerator, a freezer, a gas stove with an oven, a dishwasher, a microwave, and a coffeemaker. There is also an electric kettle, a toaster oven, a toaster, a blender, a selection of spices, and all cutlery and utensils. Other amenities include heating, air-conditioning, a washer/dryer, and a telephone for local and long distance calls. There are ceiling fans in the living room, the bedroom, and out on the porch.

Outside, there is a screened porch, perfect for reading a good book or enjoying a relaxing evening drink. There is also an outdoor gas BBQ grill and a firepit with a picnic table. A kayak and canoe with paddles and life vests are available for adventures out on the lake. Glampers can enjoy discovering the local area before returning to unwind in the comfort of this beautiful vacation retreat.

Guests will have all the amenities they need to have a comfortable stay in Florida. Inside, there is an open plan cozy living area with a television, a home theater system, and a wood-burning stove.

The screened porch provides an outdoor sitting area perfect for dining al fresco while there is also a picnic table, an outdoor gas BBQ grill, and a campfire fire pit. The dock is also the perfect place to take in the magical sunset with a cold drink in hand.

1 bed

  • 1 King-size bed

Features and services

  • Heating
  • Air conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Washing machine
  • barbecue Private Barbecue
  • Coffeemaker
  • Television
  • Shower
  • Hot water
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4.7 - 5 Reviews

Accommodation rules

  • Check-in: From 03:00 PM
  • Check out: 11:00 AM
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
This property is pet-friendly, however, guests should inform the hosts in advance about what type and size it is.

Smoking is not permitted inside.

Guests will need an SUV, a pickup truck, or another high-ground-clearance vehicle to make it to the cabin due to the poorly maintained roads.

Be kind to the environment and take care of the surroundings.

Cancellation policy: Fifteen

Add check in and check out dates to get the cancellation details

Free cancellation up to 24 hours after your booking is confirmed.

After that 24 hours, cancel before and get a 50% refund (minus the service fee).

Free cancellation up to 24 hours after your booking is confirmed and at least .

After that 24 hours, cancel before and get a 50% refund (minus the service fee).

No refund if you cancel less than days before check in.

Free cancellation until .

After that, cancel before and get a 50% refund.


Location and surroundings

Astor, Florida (United States of America)

Detailed location provided after booking

  • Mountain
  • Forest
  • National Park
  • Lake


  • Swimming
  • Hiking
  • Water sports
  • Horseback riding
  • Biking
  • kayak Kayaking/Canoeing on-site
  • surf-board Stand-up paddleboarding
  • Fishing
  • Meditation
  • Wildlife watching
  • Golfing

From enjoying outdoor pursuits in the Ocala National Forest through to a day trip to Disney World, Universal Studios, SeaWorld, and the Kennedy Space Center, guests will be spoilt for choice during their stay. Glampers can enjoy hiking, fishing, canoeing, kayaking, and horseback riding in the nearby forest. There are opportunities for birdwatching and nature trails at the Alexander Springs Recreation Area. The Juniper Springs Recreation Area also has nature trails, as well as a seven-mile canoe and kayak run.

Other nearby attractions include Lake George, natural springs, the De Leon Springs State Park, and golfing at the Golden Ocala Golf and Equestrian Club. Glampers can also enjoy a trip to the beach, with the renowned Daytona Beach close by.