My place is close to Orlando theme parks and Florida beaches. You’ll love my place because of free roaming animals, organic gardens and very nice atmosphere. My place is good for couples, solo adventurers, business travelers, families (with kids), and big groups.
Lodge has 2 bedrooms: one with 2 queen size beds with a shower, jacuzzi tub, toilet, double sinks, closets- sleeps 4 , and another one with a queen size bed and a closet. A sofa in the living room has a futon bed sleeps 2. There is a fully equipped kitchen, office room (with a futon bed sleeps 2) , another shower room with a toilet, front and back screened porches.
Deck, Screened porch with 1879 piano and cafe chairs and tables, Kitchen house, Bathhouse, picnic area, Wifi Internet, Yoga, Exercise Room, Gazebos and more. Guided Kayaks tours (St John's river is 4 miles down the road) can be organized at an additional charge.
Guests are welcomed, given a light tour, and familiarized with the necessities.
SunShine Ranch is located within 4 miles of a highly natural part of the 310 mile long St. Johns River. A true nature paradise complimented with Marsh, Swamp, Beaches, while also being situated close to major cities of Orlando, Daytona Beach, and Sanford. New Smyrna Beach and Canaveral Shores (NASA) are within a 30 minute drive and offer some of the most old Florida natural beauty to be seen still nearly untouched.
Orlando/Sanford Airport is the closest International Airport and within 8 miles from SunShine Ranch. Next major Airports are within 30 miles being Orlando MCO and Daytona Beach. Light Rail and Amtrak Car Train is within 15 miles and is the only junction that you can take a train that also carries your vehicle all the way up the Eastern USA. Votran is a local county bus service and within walking distance as well as Greyhound terminals that can be found in Sanford, Orlando, and Daytona Beach. SunShine Ranch can arrange pick up and drop off upon request for $25 per person or $50 per trip to most places
SunShine Ranch is a mix of people from around the world and country living at various lengths of time to lend a hand in the development of self sustaining agriculture and energy development. Some guest rent while others offer trade. Sunshine Ranch is an eclectic small group of people with common goal of living a higher quality of life more simply and less dependent. We have hosted people from Germany, France, Chile, Argentina, Honduras, Mexico, Puerto Rico, England, Russia, Ukraine, China, Columbia, Switzerland, Singapore, Finland, Italy and much more.
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Relax and enjoy yourself. Boots are recommended when walking near animals. Picking up after yourself, etc. is appreciated. Being respectful of others and courteous. Alcohol is discouraged but not condemned unless it creates disorder and discomfort for other guests and members. Smoking in the designated areas only. Guests will need to sign the Release of Liability upon arrival since it is a working ranch. Disorderly conduct, violence, abusive language, carelessness, is not accepted and can and will be grounds for expulsion without refund.