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Cozy Parkside Cottage with River Views

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Last updated: 07/01/2014
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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

New Port Richey house description

This lovely home was built in the 1920's when this small Florida town was close to becoming the original "Hollywood". Film stars flocked here to build stately homes along the beautiful Cotee River. Our house was built by a banker and investor named George Sims who used to entertain film stars visiting and re-locating to the area. Ed Wynn, Shirley Temple, George Gershwin, Joseph and Rose Kennedy among others used to arrive in town to fish, socialize, golf and take in some sunshine. Gloria Swanson built a lovely home along the river and her "family crest" still adorns the stucco walls of that house today. Gene Sarazin, the "Tiger Woods" of his day, designed and built a sumptuous Golf Course Country Club that stretched along the river to Babe Ruths' house.

Ed Wynn officially opened the Hacienda Hotel which used to cater to the arriving stars, investors and other notables. The city now owns this historic property and plans on converting it into a high end hotel and shopping area..it is directly across the park from Sims House. Numerous murals located throughout the town celebrate Mr. Sims and those long ago Film Stars who were household names in their day. Sim's House has honey colored, Dade County heart pine wood floors and a covered porch. It has just been re-painted inside and out and refurnished for your pleasure and enjoyment. It is "Old Florida" with AC/Heat and Internet service.

Keywords: House

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Microwave
          • Kitchen
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Refrigerator
          • Ice Maker

          Amenities

          • Linens Provided
          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
          • Parking Off Street
          • Air Conditioning

          Entertainment

          • Video Library
          • Music Library
          • DVD Player
          • Satellite / Cable
          • CD Player

          Communications

          • Free Long Distance
          • Broadband Access
          • Telephone

          Outdoor Features

          • Outdoor Grill
          • Deck / Patio

          Location & View

              • Water View

              Activities

              • Cinemas
              • Swimming
              • Jet Skiing
              • Fishing
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Sailing
              • Golf
              • Cycling
              • Kayaking
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Miniature Golf
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Antiquing
              • Boating
              • Sight Seeing
              • Theme Parks
              • Museums
              • Live Theater
              • Restaurants
              • Water Skiing
              • Parasailing
               

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              We rent by the week, month or for the Season. We are required to charge 9% for 
              tax.  $90/night with minimum stay requirements.  Weekly rates are less.
              Monthly rates are available. Deposits are $200.00. There is a $75 cleaning fee.
              All rents must be paid in full 30 days prior to arrival unless other
              arrangements have been made with us. Cancellations made
              within 21 days of arrival are subject to loss of deposit. We
              accept personal checks, major credit cards and cash. Thanks, Jim & Janie Scurti
              

              Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


              This owner accepts: Credit cards.
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              Last updated: 07/01/2014
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              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1987

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              Relaxation..pure & simple. Watching the boats pass on the river and flocks of gulls following schools of fish on the tide. One guest of ours used to "ritually" remove her watch and escape from time during her stays there. We're only the 3rd owners in nearly 90 years and have appreciated our quiet times there. Area beaches are about a 20 minute drive away. There are numerous Golf courses in the area and the fishing is great.


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              Speaks: english

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              Photos

              • Front Exterior

                Front Exterior

              • Master Bedroom

                Master Bedroom

              • Dining Area/Kitchen

                Dining Area/Kitchen

              • Entrance from Sunroom into Living Room with Kitchen Beyond

                Entrance from Sunroom into Living Room with Kitchen Beyond

              • Sunroom

                Sunroom

              • Blue Bedroom

                Blue Bedroom

              • River Walk

                River Walk

              VRBO #288733

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              This listing was first published here in 2010.

              Date last modified - Wednesday, March 12, 2014

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              2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 5

              View calendar: Updated 07/01/14
              Owner
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              (215) 630-9468

              Speaks: english

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