We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The Tripadvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Grasshopper Lodge Rustic HandCrafted Cabin Florida

17 reviews
Save
Enjoy the gorgeous sunsets over Grasshopper Lake
Secluded, cozy, and romantic hand-crafted rustic cabin in the Ocala National Forest near Orlando
The view from the bedroom
1 of 26Enjoy the gorgeous sunsets over Grasshopper Lake
Overview
Reviews
Amenities
Availability
Map
Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
3 nights minimum
Cabin
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 ...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 of a 40 acre parcel that remained private when the ONF was created around it. Our cabin sits on a corner of the parcel, surrounded on two sides by the ONF. It is the ONLY house on an extensive chain of lakes that offer incredible recreation and wildlife viewing opportunities. Totally rustic, yet with all the amenities - fully equipped kitchen with microwave, dishwasher, disposal, washer and dryer, TV and home theater in living room and bedroom, ceiling fans, screened porch. Only 50 miles from Orlando, and 40 miles from Daytona Beach. Use it as your base to explore all that Central Florida has to offer, or come and recharge your batteries in the serene wilderness.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Ask
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
Show more
About the Owner
David G
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2015
Write a reviewReviews (17)

1 - 10 of 17 reviews

Reviewed March 22, 2021

We loved the Grasshopper lodge. They had everything we needed and then some. The place was really clean for an 70 year old cabin, and the bed was very comfortable. Best bass fishing I’ve ever seen! Caught 7 fish the first afternoon we were there....More

Date of stay: March 2021
Thank tonyl77
Reviewed December 23, 2020

Over many years, I've stayed in several cabins I would describe as "Charming", "delightful", "perfect", "romantic". Grasshopper Lodge just takes each adjective to it's next level. And David and Doris are both great people to work with. I booked this as a birthday getaway for...More

Date of stay: December 2020
Thank ScopeLookr
Reviewed July 8, 2020

What a wonderful stay our family had. The cabin was beautiful and clean and has everything you need other than groceries. Books, games, and an amazing movie selection are at the cabin for your enjoyment. We canoed a large portion of the lake and caught...More

Date of stay: July 2020
Thank Expedition546685
Reviewed November 2, 2019

My favorite thing about this rental is the reflections on Grasshopper lake and the solitude. Sundown was the most picturesque. Daytime when the lake is calm, the mirror image is mesmerizing. Daybreak,hot coffee on the pier not a person for miles, only bird song and...More

Date of stay: October 2019
Thank Rallydan
Reviewed May 29, 2019

Our stay at Grasshopper Lodge exceeded our expectations and is our favorite vacation ever!! The Lodge is pristine and the owners have thought of everything one might need. We enjoyed the bunnies, birds and wildlife as well as having a fire at night under the...More

Date of stay: May 2019
1  Thank Sightseer34061472935
David G, VR Owner at Grasshopper Lodge Rustic HandCrafted Cabin Florida, responded to this reviewResponded May 31, 2019

Thanks for your glowing review! So glad you had a great time at the Lodge. ---> David

See more reviews
Reviewed May 26, 2019

Fantastic, secluded cabin in the middle of the forest. You’re greeted by Doris who is lovely and very knowledgeable of the local area, but other than that you’re on your own which is fantastic. The cabin is spacious and air conditioned. There is plenty to...More

Date of stay: May 2019
2  Thank felicityw959
David G, VR Owner at Grasshopper Lodge Rustic HandCrafted Cabin Florida, responded to this reviewResponded May 27, 2019

Thanks for choosing Grasshopper Lodge, and for sharing about your experience there. I hope it will remain a highlight of your 50-state expedition!

Reviewed March 15, 2019

We just experienced our 10 year anniversary at this awesome cabin for another amazing week. It was magical ten years ago and it was magical again for our return visit. If you are looking for peaceful, secluded privacy: this is as good as it gets....More

Date of stay: March 2019
Thank Merlin B
David G, VR Owner at Grasshopper Lodge Rustic HandCrafted Cabin Florida, responded to this reviewResponded March 17, 2019

Thanks for that great review, and so glad you had a great stay. In particular, I'm glad that returning after 10 years still fulfilled your expectations! And thanks for the huge compliment on my interior decorating - not a professional, but definitely a travel collector!...More

Reviewed April 13, 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

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank Scarlett L
David G, VR Owner at Grasshopper Lodge Rustic HandCrafted Cabin Florida, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 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 April 2, 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

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

Reviewed July 26, 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.

Date of stay: July 2017
2  Thank Navigate717535
David G, VR Owner at Grasshopper Lodge Rustic HandCrafted Cabin Florida, responded to this reviewResponded July 28, 2017

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

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Ask
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Alarm Clock
Balcony
Grill
Blender
Boat Available
Ceiling Fans
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Outdoor Dining Area
Porch
Stove
Telephone
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Water Views
Waterfront
Fishing Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
See more amenities
Availability
August 2021
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
September 2021
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
October 2021
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
November 2021
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
December 2021
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
January 2022
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
View all months
Map
+
About the neighborhood
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
More
About this property
How do I know if the property is available?
How can I contact the owner?
How will the owner contact me?
What if I don't hear back from the owner?
How do I pay?
Is my payment insured in any way?
Do you own a vacation rental? List it here.
Extra income
Earn money by renting out your home. With no up-front fees and no contract, you keep more for yourself.
Easy to manage
Confirm bookings in one click and track everything from inquiry to check-out – even while you're on the go.
Trusted by travelers
With millions of reviews and protected online payments, Tripadvisor helps travelers book your home with confidence.
Set up your free listing
#FKN2226319416
Frequently Asked Questions about Grasshopper Lodge Rustic HandCrafted Cabin Florida

Grasshopper Lodge Rustic HandCrafted Cabin Florida is able to accommodate up to 2 guests. See all property details.

Grasshopper Lodge Rustic HandCrafted Cabin Florida has one bathroom available. See all property details.

Grasshopper Lodge Rustic HandCrafted Cabin Florida has one bedroom available. See all property details.

Stays at Grasshopper Lodge Rustic HandCrafted Cabin Florida must last at least 3 nights. See all property details.