Historic One-Room Cabin near Ocala National Forest in Central Florida

Fort McCoy, Florida (United States)

Historic One-Room Cabin near Ocala National Forest in Central Florida

Cabins
1 unit
2 guest capacity

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Accommodation Description

  • Kid-friendly
  • Barbecue
This historic one-room cabin near Ocala National Forest in central Florida can accommodate two guests. Historically, this cabin used to be one of the two original doctor's offices in the old town of Ft. McCoy, formerly Ft. McCade.

Overlooking vast pastures and a grassy pond, this turn-of-the-century, this 100-year-old cabin is the ideal accommodation for a couple looking for a tranquil getaway. There is a kitchen area with a microwave and a refrigerator. The private bathroom features an original clawfoot bathtub. In addition, there is a private front porch for kicking back, relaxing, and enjoying the Florida breeze.

Pets are allowed in this accommodation as long as they weigh 10 pounds or less.

Accommodation Features

  • Private Lounge/Living room
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Shared Kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Deck/Patio
  • Linens and pillows
  • Cooking basics
  • Bathtub
  • Shared Barbecue
There is a cafe on-site, where guests can enjoy delicious food and take home some home-made preserves. There is a general store just three minutes from the glamping property, where guests can pick up groceries and any other last-minute items they may have forgotten. In addition, there are a number of local restaurants not far from the accommodations for guests to dine out too.

Guest Services

  • Breakfast
  • Cafe
The hosts provide a "Breakfast Basket," which includes freshly baked strawberry or banana bread, English muffins, jams, granola, butter, orange juice, coffee, teas, and creamer. Guests should let the hosts know if they're interested in this option.

Location + Surroundings

Nature
  • National Park
  • Forest
  • Lake
  • River, stream or creek
Local services
  • Supermarket
  • Town/City
Entertainment
  • Shopping
  • Amusement park
  • Clubs/Nightclubs/Bars
This glamping property is situated along the border of the Ocala National Forest, right outside of Fort McCoy, in central Florida. The Ocala National Forest isn't the only natural beauty around, however. Other outdoor attractions in the area include the Ocklawaha River, Juniper Springs, Devils Den Springs, Blue Grotto Springs, Salt Springs Recreational Area, and The Greenway Trail.

Gainesville is the closest city to Fort McCoy and would make for the perfect destination for a fun day trip for glampers. In Gainesville, travelers will find local attractions, such as the Butterfly Rainforest, the Florida Museum of Natural History, the Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, Kanapaha Botanical Gardens, Devil's Millhopper Geological State Park, and Ichetucknee Springs State Park.

Activities

General activities
  • Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Boating/Sailing
  • Horseback riding
  • Wildlife watching
Adventures and sports
  • Biking
  • Golfing
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Water sports
  • Scuba diving
  • ATV/Quads/4x4
  • Hiking
  • Stand-up paddleboarding

Guests can go swimming, canoeing, and hiking at Juniper Springs Recreational Area. Walking or biking the trails at Ocala National Forest is another option, as is scuba diving at the Blue Grotto, Devils Den, or Forty Fathoms Grotto springs. Swimming and snorkeling at the Salt Springs Recreational Area is a welcome way to cool off on a hot summer day, too. Other nearby activities include four-wheeling on ATVs, horseback riding, and canoeing.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: 1:00 p.m.
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • No parties
  • Some spaces are shared

Cancellation policy

Thirty

You will receive a 50% refund when you cancel at least 30 days prior to check in.

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