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Grasshopper Lodge Rustic HandCrafted Cabin Florida

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Enjoy the gorgeous sunsets over Grasshopper Lake
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10 reviews
Enjoy the gorgeous sunsets over Grasshopper Lake
Secluded, cozy, and romantic hand-crafted rustic cabin in the Ocala National Forest near Orlando
Open great room with high ceilings and wood-burning stove/fireplace
Hand-crafted cedar kitchen
King-size bed with hand-crafted cedar headboard
Firepit in front of the cabin
Back porch with gas grill and firewood
Beware of attack bear!
The view from the living room
Write your novel here!
Come on in to a cozy, warm 'palace in the woods'
SIt on the porch and watch the Sand Cranes
Screened porch with comfy outdoor seating
Follow the grey/red brick road...
Large front porch for relaxing
Shaded by tall sand pines
A view of the cabin from the dock
Out the front door to an 'unpopulated' chain of lakes
Burl-wood coffee table - OK to put your feet up!
Comfortable sitting area in living room
Cypress floors, sand pine walls and ceiling
Cedar litchen with all appliances
Talavera sink in bathroom
Bathroom with full-size tub and shower
Super-comfy bed!
The view from the bedroom
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Overview
Cabin -
1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Astor, Lake County, Florida
Secluded, cozy, and romantic hand-crafted rustic cabin rental in the Ocala National Forest near Orlando Florida

An amazing retreat on Big Grasshopper Lake in the Ocala National Forest. Sit on the dock and watch amazing sunsets, then enjoy a cozy evening in front of the wood-burning fireplace. Go hiking, canoeing, fishing, birdwatching in the Ocala National Forest, and then have dinner prepared in the gorgeous, fully-equipped cedar kitchen. Crafted from all-local wood, the cabin features cypress floors, knotty sand-pine walls and ceilings, cedar doors and trim. Spacious great room and open kitchen facing Big Grasshopper Lake. Bedroom features Sealy Posturepedic King Size bed with rustic cedar headboard. Totally secluded - built on an old in-holding that was privately owned when the Ocala National Forest was created, this property is part...
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Listing #FKN6319416
About the Owner
David G
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

Just returned from my 9th stay at Grasshopper Lake Lodge! As always, I return restored & renewed. The peace & quiet & nature all around the cabin, just can't be beat! My husband compares it to the float plane fly-in trip we took to Ontario...More

Thank Scarlett L
David G, VR Owner at Grasshopper Lodge Rustic HandCrafted Cabin Florida, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2018

Thanks Scarlett! It is so rewarding to hear that Grasshopper continues to make you happy. I hope to be able to continue making it your getaway for many years to come!

Reviewed 3 April 2018

one foot inside the door, and you know you have arrived in a cherished dwelling. peace is all around. watching the sunset, or the occasional kayak or fisherman cruise by on the lake is so sweet. within a couple of days you sync with natures...More

1  Thank Joanne J
David G, VR Owner at Grasshopper Lodge Rustic HandCrafted Cabin Florida, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Thanks Joanne! Always good to have you back. I will continue to keep the place as pristine as possible for you. See you next year! ---> David

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Reviewed 26 July 2017

Amazing secluded little cabin. The owner makes you feel like you're staying at a friends home, Stocked better than my own home, with things to do (i.e. kayak , canoe, movies, games, etc). My wife is already planning another trip to this cabin.

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David G, VR Owner at Grasshopper Lodge Rustic HandCrafted Cabin Florida, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

So glad you enjoyed your stay, and thanks for the nice comments. Looking forward to your return to Grasshopper!

Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Boat Available
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Porch
  • Refrigerator
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
House rules
    Ask about kids
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
Bedrooms
    1 Super King
Availability
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week Per month
Default 3 nights
$181
US$125
$196
US$135
$1,160
US$800
$4,348
US$3,000
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to New Zealand Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Fees
  • Cleaning fee: $72 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
Rustic Cabin Rental near Orlando Florida

The Great Florida Outdoors is At Your Doorstep

In the Ocala National Forest:
•Hiking, Fishing, Canoeing/Kayaking, Birdwatching, Horseback Riding
•Alexander Springs Recreation Area nature trails and spring-fed swimming area
•Juniper Springs Recreation Area nature trails and 7-mile canoe/kayak run
Access
Car recommended
How to get there
The dirt road in to the cabin is a relatively poorly maintained Forest Service Road. At times it can be a bit rough – as in ruts, potholes, and rises and drops that would be difficult for a low slung car. If there is substantial rain, some of the larger dips in the road will fill with water, and can be 6-8” deep for 10 feet or so. As a result, we recommend that you leave your Porsche at home, and take the SUV, Pickup Truck, or Van for this adventure. If you have no such option available, let us know, and ask for an update on the current road conditions.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 64.0 km.
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