Drift Away-8c-Old Fenimore Mill-Dining Certificate to Island Hotel for Returnees

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Last updated: 06/28/2015

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  • Pets considered:Yes
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Drift Away

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When it is time to get away, to refresh, recharge, relax, you want to be here. Our fully appointed two bedroom two bath waterfront condominium is the perfect getaway. Whether for a day, week or month, you'll find Unit 8C to be your perfect place to Drift Away.

Whether you come for the fishing, boating, nature trails, or a romantic weekend, Drift Away has all you need. Ample boat parking, 20x40 heated pool, 10x20 jetted hot tub, fishing dock with fish cleaning area, and a sandy beach are just waiting for you.

Inside Unit 8C you'll find cheerful and whimsical decor. We offer Wi-Fi, cable TV, VCR and DVD players, a CD player and an extensive selection of CDs for your listening pleasure, books and magazines and many DVDs to enjoy. More are available at the office, peruse the selections as you check in.

The kitchen is equipped with all the necessities and most of the luxuries. Toaster oven, microwave, coffee maker, and blender for those sunset viewing cold drinks. When you are ready to cook your catch, the kitchen is fully stocked including cookware, dinnerware and cutlery.

The master bedroom has a king bed, TV and full bath. The guest room has two twin beds with bath just across the hall. There is also stacked washer and dryer in the laundry room.

Perched above the wildlife filled waters, Unit 8C affords stunning vistas of birds, birds and more birds. Enjoy the balcony as ospreys soar, pelicans glide, egrets and ibis preen almost within reach. Cedar Key is situated in the middle of Cedar Keys National Wildlife Refuge. Bring your binoculars to spy species of birds including common egrets, snowy egrets, great blue herons, night herons, white pelicans, brown pelicans, cormorants, and white ibis, to name a few. Magnificent Frigate Birds are not uncommon-come marvel as they hover, seemingly motionless. Occasionally bald eagles are seen. More than 250 species of birds have been documented around the island.

Don't want to cook? Cedar Key's finest restaurants are less than two blocks from your island getaway. Golf carts, bicycles, kayaks and boats may be rented for your island stay. Boat tours are available, walk to the Cedar Key Marina and sign up for a sunset cruise. Gift shops, art galleries, a bookstore, our island grocery, post office and a convenience store are within three blocks.

Want to wet a line? Bring your pole and drop your line in the redfish hole at the end of our dock. The Cedar Key fishing pier is on Dock Street, and while waiting for that first bite, affords fine viewing of the Gulf of Mexico. There are several fishing guides for hire in Cedar Key.

Escape to Drift Away

We want you to return again and again and again. As an added incentive, return guests receive a dining gift certificate to the fantastic Island Hotel. Come for your second weekend and receive $25, come for a week and receive a $50 dining certificate.

February, March & April & Federal Holidays
$170 per night
$1,020 per week
$3,200 per month

May through January
$150 per night Sunday-Thursday
$160 per night Friday and Saturday
$920 per week
$2,600 per month

Keywords: Condominium waterfront luxury


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Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 2
  • 1032 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king


  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single


  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower



  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic


  • Churches
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Waterfront:

    On the Gulf of Mexico, with stunning views of wildlife preserve...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:


  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking:

    under building parking...moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    in adjacent building, very reasonable rates!...moreless

  • Hair Dryer


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    completely set up for your pleasure...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator:

    new, ice and water dispenser in door...moreless

  • Stove:

    electric, with full size oven...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Balcony:

    with director chairs for wildlife viewing and "bistro" table for alfresco dining...moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    30 minutes away, Chiefland Golf and Country Club...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    rentals available in Cedar Key...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub

Building Type

  • Building

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
$150 $160
Fri, Sat
$920 $2,600
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Tax Rate 9%


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60 Miles
Nearest Airport
0.1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant

Car: Recommended

The place for the naturalist. Bird watching, wild life trails, fishing are all on the island. State preserves, Cedar Keys National Wildlife Refuge are either just a boat tour away or drive 20 minutes to Lower Suwannee National Wildlife Refuge.


Manager info

Year Purchased: 2002

Why Cedar Key:
Cedar Key is the perfect place to relax. A small community, with all the amenities. We have a pool, a hot tub, plenty of room for our boat, and racks for your kayaks.

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
Walk everywhere in Cedar Key. Only 3 blocks to anything, we can enjoy the town, then retire to your hideaway and just relax on the balcony and bird watch, enjoy the sounds of nature, watch fish jump, or just soak in the feel of the real Florida.

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Speaks: english

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  • Beautiful views

    Beautiful views

  • Television, movies, DVDs and Books

    Television, movies, DVDs and Books

  • room for everyone

    room for everyone

  • Yes, this if Florida!

    Yes, this if Florida!

  • perfect morning coffee setting

    perfect morning coffee setting

  • due north

    due north

  • blue skies

    blue skies

  • picnic tables and grills

    picnic tables and grills

  • Fishing pier

    Fishing pier

  • comfortable living

    comfortable living

  • King bed in main bedroom

    King bed in main bedroom

  • Twin beds in 2nd bedroom

    Twin beds in 2nd bedroom

  • outside living

    outside living

  • Pool, hot tub and pergola

    Pool, hot tub and pergola

  • north/northeast


  • Boat Parking

    Boat Parking

  • share our beach retreat

    share our beach retreat

VRBO #259338

This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Wednesday, November 25, 2015

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