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Acorn Cottage


Property Details

Updated: Oct 12, 2016
House, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 6 Sleeps

Waterfront cottage for a relaxing get-away vacation or place to stay while seeing the sights in Central Florida. Acorn cottage is on a canal, one block from the St. John’s River. Bring your boat for fishing or cruising the river. Close to Lake George and Silver Glenn Springs by water. Catch fish right off of the dock.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Barbecue
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Recent Review

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Speaks: english

7 Reviews

based on 7 traveler reviews


Perfect Get-Away for a Quiet Weekend

  • 5 of 5

The Acorn Cottoge is the perfect get-away for a quiet weekend. The home is very clean and very well stocked with extras such as books, puzzles, movies and cds. Both the back porch and deck area are very relaxing. The location is peaceful. It is far enough away from the typical hustle and bustle yet close enough to areas that provide good entertainment. The owner was very pleasant and easy to work with.

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location and confortable for the most part.

  • 4 of 5

The property was in a perfect location for the river trips we had planned in our boat, which we docked right there at the house. The house was clean. Linens and supplies were plentiful. The kitchen was well equipped with everything except a dishwasher. The only negative was the condition of the deck (many loose boards which were a trip hazard) and the air conditioning not working well in the front bedroom and bathroom. The owner was accessible for our questions. Overall it was very acceptable.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The house was perfect for our travel needs!

  • 5 of 5

Acorn Cottage worked out perfect for us. The screened in porch was perfect for enjoying the morning cup of coffee. The neighborhood was very quiet. Didn't bring fishing gear, but if we had, we could have fished off of the dock.

  • Submitted: May 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

My husband and I have rented many homes on the St. Johns and we particularly love the Astor area. Acorn Cottage is very clean, has great access to the river via a short canal ride and super dockage. The owner was easy to work with and probably rents other VRBOs because he provided all sorts of little extras that made our stay better (i.e., books and movies on hand for rainy days, extra candles for back porch ambience, basic spices and paper goods on an honor system (use, but replace)). Acorn cottage is not fancy or large, but it is comfortable, convenient, safe, quiet, well-equipped and clean. The place is perfect for a boating and/or fishing weekend or vacation. Our favorite things about the rental were the back porch, its location on the river and the attention/customer service we received from the owner. We hope to rent there again and again.

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fish galore

  • 4 of 5

Great fishing retreat

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place and location

  • 4 of 5

This was a great place, clean and quiet! I was looking for a place to get away from the rat race... This was it! The dock and screened porch were perfect, fire pit on the dock was an awesome place to enjoy the fire and the peace and quiet. Accommodations are very clean and comfortable, will definitely go back.

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Daytona Beach International Airport at 38 Miles Nearest Train : Deland Amtrack at 25 Miles Nearest Motorway : State Highway 40 at 1.4 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Subway, Blackwater Inn at 3 Miles Nearest Beach : Ormond Beach at Hwy 40 at 35 Miles Car: recommended

Centralized to Central Florida Attractions

Disney World 67 miles (2 hours)

Universal Studios 64 miles (87 min)

Kennedy Space Center 93 miles (70 min)

Daytona Area Beaches 45 miles (60 min)

Jacksonville Jaguars 113 miles (2 hrs, 10 min)

Tampa Bay Buccaneers 140 miles (3 hours)

Daytona Bike Week Events 35 miles (45 min)

Daytona International Speedway 38 miles (1 hour)

Florida Gators Football 78 miles (2 hours)


Rental rates

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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 11.0%

Nightly Rate: $110 (2 night minimum)
Weekly Rate: $665
Taxes are 11% (NIC above)

Monthly Rate: $1330 - $1500

Event Weeks—$1,100
6 Nights - $588
5 Nights - $505
4 Nights—$416
3 Nights—$321
Daily (2minimum) - $110
Refundable Deposit—$250
(Taxes are not included in listed rates and will be added, 11%)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Property Type

  • house


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub


  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • Waterfront


  • churches
  • library
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • groceries

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking


  • Bathroom 1 - toilet, shower, Washer & Dryer
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet, shower


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 sleep sofa /futon


  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill


  • Guests provide their own meals

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website


  • Acorn Cottage has a master bedroom with a utility bathroom, living area with a couch and love seat, dining area, kitchen with a breakfast bar, second small bedroom with a futon that opens to a full size bed and a second bathroom. Dishes, cookware, microwave, washer-dryer, linens, TV, and DVD-VHS player are all included. Broadcast TV (30+ channels) available. No phones or internet service. There is a screened porch next to an outdoor hot tub, outside wood decks are part of a full lot width dock on the canal. There is a covered carport and fenced front yard.

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