Seashells Cottage in the Heart of Cedar Key!!!
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Cedar Key cottage description
From July 17-August 30, stay 3 nights, and save $20 per night. Minimum 3 night stay Total $507.00 taxes and cleaning INCLUDED.
Cozy Enough for 2, Room Enough for 8
Welcome to our Cedar Key Get Away!
Whether you're looking for a romantic escape, a weekend get together with friends or a memorable family vacation, Cedar Key is the right destination for you.
You can bring the kids or leave them at home. You can lounge at the beach, walk the dock or fish from the pier. Take a tour of the surrounding islands or rent a kayak. Just remember Cedar Key is the place to stay!
The 'Sea Shells Cottage' in secluded Cedar Key, Florida. From the private balcony overlooking historic First Street and the beautiful waters of The Gulf of Mexico you'll not only see kayaks, canoes and recreational boaters but also commercial clammers and fisherman. Historic 'Atsena Otie' Island, once home to the Village of Cedar Key and Famous Dock Street are all included in the panoramic view from this elevated location.
The cottage is split into an upper and lower unit that can be rented separately or together. Escape to the other Florida Keys, a short drive from Gainesville area airport or about 3 hrs by car from Orlando. Covered parking available.
Our two story home located in the heart of Cedar Key is fully equipped and just waiting for YOUR visit. Uniquely designed for maximum privacy, Sea Shell Cottage is designed to allow some space between you and your guests. The cottage features a single bedroom and full kitchen on the bottom floor with an upstairs bedroom and efficiency kitchen upstairs.
Both the upper and lower level features a 19 x 7 balcony accessible from the living room, charming decor, TV and VCR. Plenty of closet space for your weekend or month stay, the unit is the perfect downtown location for your Cedar Key adventure.
The upper level has a one bedroom/one bath with a 19 x 7 balcony overlooking the Gulf waters to the south, whimsical decor in the living/kitchen area, a queen sleeper sofa, TV, VCR a refrigerator and all the electrical appliances to create a quick meal or full course dinner. The upstairs level also features a full bath and a queen bed in the separate bedroom.
Separate, private entrances to the upper and lower levels make this home a lovely stay for one to four couples. Accessible via either the outside staircase, or by the shareable interior staircase, the cottage affords easy privacy, or open the interior lockable doors and open this home up to you larger crowd.
Plenty of under house parking, with room enough for 2 cars and drive through access. Just two blocks to the Cedar Key Marina with three interior launch ramps and one exterior ramp for larger boats, this could be YOUR base for that weekend of fishing you have been promising yourselves.
Looking for that quiet place to birdwatch? Sea Shell Cottage is THE place. Located in the Cedar Key National Wildlife Refuge, there are over 250 documented species of birds, including ospreys, ibis, herons, brown pelicans, white pelicans, frigate birds, and even, yes, bald eagles.
Also available as a one bedroom unit, please call or contact us to accommodate YOUR needs. We want to share our dream get away with you, in fact we may just be 'decompressing and recharging' upstairs while you are in the downstairs unit.
Keywords: convenient, centrally located,cottage
- 1200 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 4-8
- Queen size Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2)
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
Kitchen & Dining
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Covered Parking:
- Air Conditioning:
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
- Linens Provided
- Walk to public beach, public pier and downtown shopping
- Broadband Access
- Wireless Internet
Location & View
- Water View
- Ocean View
- Wildlife Viewing
- Sight Seeing
- Not Your Typical Beach Resort, Cedar Key is Located on the Nature Coast, and is the Jumping Off Point to Explore the Island that is Home to the Cedar Key Wildlife Refuge, the 30,000+ Acre Waccasassa Bay Preserve as Well as Historic 'Atsena Otie' Island, Once Home to the Village of Cedar Key....moreless
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Great Memorial Day visit
Great Memorial Day visit
Great location and well equipped. We stayed on the lower floor with full kitchen. The covered parking is a great perk. Can walk to everything so the car is not needed. Missed not having an ice machine in the fridge. By Monday, the town had run out of ice. Everyone uses Gainsville Ice and they did not deliver until Tuesday, after the holiday. Also missed not having a TV in the bedroom. The only hassle was with the door. We had to contact the rental agent to learn how to fiddle with the key to get it to work. Key has to be slightly pulled out to work. Sorry to see that Frog's landing was gone. Missed Jimmy Frog and his food and music. He was part of the character of Cedar Key. The new place, Steamers, is a joke, overpriced, poor service and poor attitude, and the owner is supposedly the owner of a successful bistro in Clearwater. Guess it is a management problem and will eventually shake out.
- Guest Jetjock (Leesburg, GA)
- Date of stay 05/28/11
- Review Submitted 06/01/11
Recommended for: Tourists without a car, girls getaway, families with young children, age 55+.
Guest comment entered by manager
Awesome. Absolutely awesome place to stay in Cedar Key. The first thing I did when we got home was book our next visit 565 1st Street!. Just a short stumble from the Island Hotel and the bars on Dock street. The boat ramp was close I sprinted back and forth launching. Yes, that flash of 215 lbs of man was me!
- Guest John from Palm Coast, FL
- Date of stay 06/25/10
- Review Submitted 07/10/10
RATES at the Sea Shells Cottages in Cedar Key, Florida One Bedroom rental at Sea Shells sleep four with a Queen Bed and a sofa bed: Nightly: Top Floor Unit $119 Lower Unit $119 Weekly: Top Floor Unit $720 Lower Unit $720 Monthly: Top Floor Unit $2200 Lower Unit $2200 Two Bed Room, Two bath at Sea Shells sleeps max of eight guests Nightly: $189 Weekly: $1120 Monthly: $2900 No Cleaning Fees; No smoking; No Pets; Sales Tax will be added to above rates.
Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
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Year Purchased: 2009
About: We look forward to time spent in Cedar Key and find it a great way to completely decompress and recharge our batteries! The fishing pier, public beach, shopping, post office and store are all within a block of the cottage. Boat rentals are available for exploring the uninhabited islands surrounding Cedar Key, the photo is of Seahorse Key taken during Christmas 2009.
Why Cedar Key:
Cedar is our secret getaway on the Florida Gulf Coast. Secluded, uncrowded, Cedar Key is a small resort town right on the water with a rich history. The public beach, fishing pier and marina are within walking distance as is the historic downtown. The cottage is surrounded by nature preserves that you will not be able to experience anywhere else. We love it here and hope you do too!
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
The cottage is located in the center of Cedar Key and within a stone's throw to everything. You can get up early and fish at the public pier, rent a boat or a golf cart to explore the island or the nature preserves that surround Cedar Key. Spend the day at the public beach or shopping in the town's historic district. Gainesville is a short drive away as is the University of Florida and can make for an interesting day trip from the cottage.
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Each level can be rented separately. Prices shown are for the entire house
Lower Unit Kitchen
Upper Unit Bedroom w/ queen bed. queen sleeper sofa in living room
Upper Unit Balcony
Lower Unit Kitchen w/Dishwasher & Washer/Dryer (in hallway)
Lower Unit Bedroom
Upper Unit Kitchen.
Upper Unit Bedroom w/Queen Bed
upper living room
Upper Balcony Upper & Lower units can be rented together for 2bdrm or 1 bdrms
Lower Unit Living Room w/queen sized sleeper sofa
Lower Unit Balcony
Lower Unit Living Room w/Sleeper Sofa
Lower Unit Bath with Shower & Tub
Upper Unit LR w/Sleepr sofa. units connected w/interior stairs - can be locked
Upper Unit Shower
Lower Living Room w/Queen Sofa Bed
Lower Deck View
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