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

Bedrooms 4
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


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!!!



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

Jamie Zito
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 22, 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.


Sorrento House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • 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 ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 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
  • 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!
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 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
This park is great for hiking, paddling the canoes down the river, horseback riding (your horse or ours). 30 minutes from Orlando!


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The Hammock House On The Wekiva River Is A Gorgeous Resort Rental Cabin
average rating of 4.2727275 based on 44 reviews

For nature lovers

  • 3 of 5

The house is spacious and the air conditioner works great. The outdoor scenery is serene and there are nice open areas for a get together . We had a wedding that went into the night and were able to hang market lights and it looked great . This is February so the bugs were not out of control yet. Just know that you are in the woods and the water into the house is god awful and stinks of rotten eggs bring lots of room air fresheners . The indoor lighting is soft . Its is pitch black at night so bring some spot lighting for the outdoors for parking. And bug spray. All in all we had a beautiful time !!

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
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  • 5 of 5

Absolutely had a marvelous long weekend in January 2018! Absolutely beautiful property and had to believe you were in Florida! Owners were wonderful to work with and extremely accommodating! Thank you so much from a traveling soccer mom!!

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
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Umatilla, FL; Winter Springs, FL; Deltona, FL; Winter Garden, FL

Out of the , but in the way getaway.

  • 4 of 5

This was a weekend meet up with my group. HH afforded us the opportunity to engage in multiple activities without leaving the property. Although we didn't use the canoes I'm sure we would have if there hadn't been horses to ride. The group got split by having varying activities available. While I sat by the fireplace in the evening I could hear a vigorous game of pool being played in another room. I love rustic, woodsy places and this fit the bill. I slept well so my bed was comfortable. That said there could be a bit more maintenance performed. Also, the password for WIFI could be left somewhere in the house to be easily accessible, even though service can be spotty. Despite the beautiful, quiet and relaxing setting some people have to stay connected. Thankfully I'm not one of them. My weekend was terrific, thank you!

  • Submitted: Feb 5, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
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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
  • Source: HomeAway
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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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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Sanford Orlando
Nearest Motorway
8 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
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.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $50 + Tax
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

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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