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"The Gator's Den" Lakefront Property with Magnificent Sunset Views

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

unique view, in the middle of the wild life

3 d=D video for the house

Our home is located on property at The Black Hammock. If you look ALL THE WAY at the bottom of this listing you will see links which show a 3D interactive walk thru of our home as well as a video and link to the The Black Hammock.

Our spacious single-story 1,742 sq foot house on beautiful Lake Jesup. It is the perfect place to relax with wide water views and a covered lanai. Our kitchen hosts a gourmet granite kitchen, tv and wifi. Luxurious master bath with messaging bathtub. Boat ramp access and the perfect fishing spot. Extremely secluded yet the house is only 5 minutes away from SR-417, which takes you to

3 d=D video for the house

Disney, Sea World and Universal Studios. Our home is one of many on our tropical compound which has a small petting zoo, marina bars and a famous local restaurant. You can keep your fishing boat in our marina and guests get a guaranteed seat on one of our airboats and free rides as long as space is available.

More Details

Property Manager
Jason Bucher
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 10, 2017

About Jason Bucher

Check out all we can offer while your here!

Why Jason Bucher chose Disney / Orlando

This home is located on the lake surrounded by wildlife. It is on property at The Black Hammock. Here you not only get to experience local living, you can also walk next door to our restaurants, bars, take an exotic airboat ride and handle our alligators ..

What makes this house unique

Enjoy what REAL Florida is all about!


Oviedo House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Rural ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • master bathroom with spa
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Games ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • limited accessibility
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing

Learn more about this vacation rental at the manager's website:


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(7 traveler reviews)

"The Gator's Den" Lakefront Property with Magnificent Sunset Views
average rating of 4.571429 based on 7 reviews

Amazing Setting!

  • 5 of 5

Great place! The property is exactly as advertised. The house was clean and cozy; loved the property and especially the privacy. I really enjoyed my stay and will stay here again.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very Nice Home

  • 5 of 5

We spent 10 days at this house ,we were 4 adults and had more than enough space.We loved the house and especially the property and the privacy.The home owner and the manager were very pleasant to deal with.We hope to come back soon.

Gary from Canada

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Sorry I did not answer your last phone call, I was over sea (in Guadeloupe) Next time I want to ride with you (: !!! Happy Easter....
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Do it yourself...

  • 2 of 5

Spent first night cleaning dirty bathrooms. Filthy shower doors; black hair everywhere (we are all blonde); pee on and under toilet seats; socks turned brown after walking on tile floors. I literally gagged cleaning it up. Trash left half full under counter from prior guests. Texted owner with pics of it as soon as I arrived. He informed me that it was too late to do anything about it and nobody else ever complained before. Unbelievable!

After paying a ridiculously high cleaning fee, we had to clean it ourselves - and buy the cleaning supplies too. Mop on site was non functional, so we had to mop by hand too.

The house is right next to a bar with live bands and very loud music on weekends, so not as private or quiet as expected. Airboats roar by frequently all day. Perhaps if you're a Disney tourist, this is all very fascinating but we are natives. Owner, or someone, lives in property just steps away, with a drive that adjoins on one side. We were awoken at 8 am (after being up til 4 cleaning) by two guys - one in a bathrobe - in the front yard yelling about the hose and setting up - and turning on - the lawn sprinkler. Well water smelled like rotten eggs in all rooms pretty strong for first two days. Nothing like what we expected for the price.

House itself was really pretty and spacious though. The kitchen and large porch are to die for. Owner was responsive at first, but seemed offended that I would dare to complain, even though I sent him pics and he knew we had just arrived at 9 pm, especially since several keypads must be accessed and can be tracked. He seemed to be suggesting I was inventing problems or something. Very upset about paying such an outrageous cleaning fee when it's obvious his cleaning crew is taking some MAJOR shortcuts.

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: In the age of electronic media we all must be accountable. The hosts, the vendors and even our guests. With this being said, we also have to be practical. So in this short response, we ask our potential vacationers to read our customers review carefully. To be bullied into refund for a cleaning fee after so many concessions were given is not only a cowardly act but a clear and obvious trend of social decay in our time. It is our goal and culture to build relationships not fee structures. With this prefaced, on to our response. We are so glad that you loved our home, the back deck, which was to die for; and the spacious kitchen. We absolutely take pride in our home and want to give the best expierences and memories to all that we are lucky to have. As you said, you arrived late which was around 10pm. Our normal check in time is around 4pm and if available we let folks arrive early if the home is not occupied. At 10pm the cleaning personnel that we have contracted for quite some time could not come out that late. They would have immediately the next morning. We have alerted the staff not to leave anything in the garbage cans, even the two pieces of paper that you sent us a picture of. We were not aware you went to the store and will gladly reimburse you for any supplies. :-). After complaining about the maids: and the cleaning fee, and the two pieces of paper in the garbage can, and the noise, and the landscapers, and the smell, it appears the daily discounts we gave you and your family on food and drinks which was more then the cleaning fee our vendor charges us, wasn't enough. Again, we take pride in our home and will do everything in our power to help you and your family experience the best memories. We are not a hotel; we are better. Our home sits on the lake and boaters do go by. Music does play from time to time, sometimes by a live band. You can hear people laughing and dancing at our lazy gator restaurant if you listen carefully. Birds, alligators and wildlife wander around in the backyard uncensored and untamed. You can cook full meals in our spacious kitchen and save hundreds on restaurant costs on your vacation. Most importantly, you can live like a local and enjoy the sun on our huge back porch which is, "to die for." Please come back and see us soon.
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Beautiful setting and very comfortable

  • 5 of 5

Well appointed, clean and cozy. Absolutely breathtaking setting. Amazing find. Would easily sleep a few more people as we only had four in our party.

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean and away from the crowds.

  • 5 of 5

Great value. Was able to bring boat and fish in lake Jesup. Would recommend gator tail to anyone with family or someone just wanting to getaway. Very quiet and secluded.

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful House- great experience

  • 5 of 5

Joel was very easy to work with and everything went smoothly. The house was very nice and clean and had a lot of space for parking. I rented the house for 2 weeks for a couple of employees as we had some work in the area. There are lots of restaurants, stores etc within about 15 minutes. They also have a restaurant and airboat rides right next store to the home.

I would definitely rent it again.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Black Hammock Restaurant
Black Hammock Airboat Rides
Lazy Gator Bar
Black Hammock Airboat Rides
Universal Studios Florida
SeaWorld Orlando
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter (Orlando)
Islands of Adventure
Universal's Islands of Adventures
The Mall at Millenia
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Car: necessary

We are only 40 minutes from ALL PARKS! Sanford airport are approximately 20 minutes,Orlando airport 35 MINUTES from the property (we are in the middle) and the nearest highway to ANY attraction is 5 min from property!

with the rental you will get discounts from Black hammock adventures?


Rates & Availability

Oviedo House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $120 + Tax
Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 12.0%

during july and august guests will get 20% on air boat rides and 10% at the restaurant and free boat slip if they have a boat during their stay.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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