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Sea Shell Sanctuary-August September Special Rent 3-Get 4

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Aerial view downtown Cedar Key


Last updated: 08/21/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Cedar Key house description

Now offering August and September Special! Rent three nights and get the 4th night FREE.

Perched in the trees. Watch the ospreys eye to eye. Nature lover's delight. Very private, secluded. Relax from the cares of the world.

Fully furnished with all quality furnishings including new beds, linens and comfortable sofas, Sea Shell Sanctuary is ideal for a peaceful and relaxing vacation.

Located on a quiet street with a delightful water view, from the swing bench you can watch the fish jumping in the bayou and a variety of birds feeding on the covered porch.

Included with the rental are the use of four bicycles. We have two kayaks, available for use, bring your own transport. Additional kayak rentals are available at launch area in City Park.

In Cedar Key experience the historic downtown area with its quaint buildings, two local museums, art galleries, boutique shops and a delicious selection of good seafood restaurants.

From the city marina, hire a boat for fishing or dolphin watching around the nearby islands. Go birding and check out up to 250 species from ospreys to pelicans, redbirds and shorebirds.

Explore Shell Mound and the Cedar Key Scrub protected zone, or up to the famous Suwannee River, all within an easy drive.

Then back to Sea Shell Sanctuary for a nice relaxing time, ready for your next Cedar Key adventure here on the beautiful Old Florida Nature Coast.

Come, slip away, we won't tell anyone where you are. In fact, your cell phone may not work, but if you MUST stay in touch there is a telephone for incoming and local outgoing calls. We also offer DSL, both wired and secured wireless.

Sea Shell Sanctuary IS the place to rediscover YOUR inner peace.

Keywords: House,marsh view, birds, birdwatching, porch

Property Type

  • House
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dining Area Seats:


          • Child's Highchair
          • Stove
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Ice Maker
          • Refrigerator
          • Microwave
          • Kitchen
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Dishwasher
          • Seating for 6 people


          • Covered Parking
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Towels Provided
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board
          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
          • Air Conditioning
          • Linens Provided
          • Parking Off Street
          • Washing Machine


          • Books:

            Selection of fiction, non-fiction, history and travel books...moreless

          • Stereo:

            Ipod and Iphone compatible...moreless

          • Television:

            flat screen ...moreless

          • Satellite / Cable
          • DVD Player
          • CD Player


          • Broadband Access:

            DSL now available. Wired or wireless, just plug in, or type the password, and you can reach out to the world while lazing in Paradise....moreless

          • Wireless Internet:

            YES, we are able to offer wireless...moreless

          • Telephone

          Outdoor Features

          • Kayak / Canoe:

            2 single sit-on-top kayaks,paddles plus 2 adult and 1 child's buoyancy aids available ...moreless

          • Bicycles:

            Plus a Little Tikes bike trailer...moreless

          • Deck / Patio
          • Outdoor Grill
          • Balcony
          • Lanai / Gazebo


              • Away From It All

              Location & View

                  • Water View


                  • Museums
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Cycling
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Sailing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Fishing
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Swimming
                  • Hiking
                  • Hunting
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Laundromat
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Shelling
                  • Boating
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Walking
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Antiquing
                  • Playground
                  • Marina
                  • Churches
                  • Library
                  • Restaurants
                  • Groceries
                  • Wind-Surfing


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                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  My Standard Rate
                  2 night min stay
                  $900 $2,500
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates


                  • Pet Fee $35
                  • Cleaning $60
                  • Tax Rate 9%


                  Events and major holidays require three night minimum. Deposit of $200 required at booking, personal checks and cash. Please make all checks payable to Nature Coast Realty, Inc.

                  $200 deposit required to hold rental reservation Cancellation requests made 30 days or more prior to the rental will be honored and the deposit refunded, less a $50 processing fee Cancellation requests made within 30 days of the rental will result in a cancellation fee of the $200 deposit paid To avoid cancellation fees we suggest the renter takes out suitable travel insurance

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                  Last updated: 08/21/2014
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                  70 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  GNV, 1.5 hours, TPA, 2.5 hours
                  24 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  US 19/98
                  1.5 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  City Park beach
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Big Deck Raw Bar, Island Hotel
                  30 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Chiefland Golf and Country
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Island Room, Tony's Ken's Keyside, Annie's Cafe

                  Car: Recommended

                  Located in Florida's Nature Coast, Cedar Key has stunning wild life and NATURAL beauty. Not for us sterile white beaches, we have wild life filled tidal marshes, Florida scrub hiking trails, beautiful sawgrass expanses for kayaking, in short, all the beauty you've only HEARD about. Come experience it for YOURSELF.


                  Manager info

                  Year Purchased: 2007

                  About: Sea Shell Sanctuary is our home in the USA. We are residents of the UK, coming to the States when possible. We enjoy bird watching, wildlife viewing, canoeing, bicycling and found the perfect home to do all. Across the street from Osprey Cove, we are able to watch the REAL Florida from our balcony, bicycle to town, enjoy the historic downtown, and be home in time for tea.

                  Why Cedar Key:
                  Cedar Key is home to Cedar Keys National Wildlife Refuge; the Refuge consists of 13 islands ranging in size from 1 to 120 acres, totaling 762 acres. We kayak to many and enjoy viewing the wading birds, shorebirds, fish, manatees, bald eagles, ospreys, crabs, and even some reptiles. When not wildlife watching, we enjoy bicycle riding. With the entire island of Cedar Key being .91 sq. mile (2.35 sq. km), we can ride anywhere within 20 minutes.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  Cedar Key is 60 miles (96.5 km) WSW of Gainesville Florida, 2.5 hours north of Tampa, and a 3 hour drive from Orlando. Close enough for a day trip to all the Florida 'attractions', yet far enough to experience the true nature of Florida. There are no high rises, no congestion, no traffic jams; there are friendly locals, locally owned and managed shops and art galleries, yet no chain restaurants nor chain stores. We are able to savour life, take a deep breath, remember how life is supposed to be.

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                  Speaks: english

                  Guestbook comments from the property manager

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                  • Aerial view downtown Cedar Key

                    Aerial view downtown Cedar Key

                  • Front porch and swing

                    Front porch and swing

                  • 4 bikes plus 1 bike trailer and 2 complete kayaks available

                    4 bikes plus 1 bike trailer and 2 complete kayaks available

                  • Lounge area

                    Lounge area

                  • Twin bedroom

                    Twin bedroom

                  • Museum down the street

                    Museum down the street

                  • Sailboat time

                    Sailboat time

                  • Cedar Keys another local island beach

                    Cedar Keys another local island beach

                  • View from street

                    View from street

                  • View from the drive

                    View from the drive

                  • Inside


                  • Master bedroom

                    Master bedroom

                  • City beach

                    City beach

                  • Downtown


                  • Redbird on the feeder

                    Redbird on the feeder

                  • Another Cedar Keys local island beach just a kayak trip away.

                    Another Cedar Keys local island beach just a kayak trip away.

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                  This listing was first published here in 2007.

                  Date last modified - Sunday, August 17, 2014

                  $150 per night (USD)

                  2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

                  View calendar: Updated 08/21/14
                  Minimum stay: 2 nights
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