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Charming Historic Florida Cottage

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Front View of Shepperd Cottage


Last updated: 08/27/2014
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  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Grayton Beach cottage description

Historic Shepherd Cottage is one of the original surviving early cottages of 'Old Grayton Beach', established in the 1880's. This cottage has been updated with a new kitchen, central heat and air, with emphasis on preserving its original characteristics. It is a small cottage and is ideal for a romantic getaway for a couple.

The cottage is nestled in tall pines and surrounded by palm meadows with a large front porch with swing and rocking chairs. It is a great place to relax, and within easy walking distance to the Gulf Beach, Lake, Red Bar, Zoo Gallery, General Store. You can also rent bikes at the General store and enjoy miles and miles of off road paved bike paths through the Grayton Beach State Park, Watercolor, Seaside, etc.

Keywords: romantic, private, charming, historic

Property Type

      • Cottage

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Not Suitable For Children

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

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


          • Air Conditioning
          • Linens Provided
          • Parking Off Street


          • DVD Player
          • CD Player
          • Satellite / Cable


          • Restaurants
          • Sight Seeing
          • Shelling
          • Shopping
          • Horseback Riding
          • Antiquing
          • Kayaking
          • Hiking
          • Wind-Surfing
          • Surfing
          • Swimming
          • Fishing


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          $220 per night, or $1232 per week:  Summer (May - August)
          $190 per night, or $1064 per week:  Fall (September - December )
          $165 per night, or $924 per week:  Winter (January & February)
          $190 per night, or $1064 per week:  Spring (March & April)
          A $50 cleaning charge will be added for reservations of less than four nights.  

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

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          Last updated: 08/27/2014
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          Owner info

          Year Purchased: 2009

          About the owner: Josh Menge is a native of Northwest Florida with a strong interest in early Florida architecture and history. He is a long-term resident of Pensacola, but recently moved to Santa Rosa Beach. 'Old Grayton Beach' has always been his favorite get-away.

          Why the Owner Chose Grayton Beach:
          'Old Grayton Beach' is a special place to even Northwest Florida natives. The 'Shepperd Cottage' was a rare opportunity for me to own a true original piece of Florida History. This cottage was moved to Grayton Beach as a rental house sometime in the 1890's and was probably used as a 'foreman's house' in the timber harvesting industry prior to that. It is rare to find such an original example of an early Florida cottage, and was irresistible to me.

          The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
          It is a simply a quiet, romantic, peaceful retreat for one, or a couple. You can't help but relax, as you enjoy the amenities of the State Park and beaches. If you prefer people, then the upscale shopping of Watercolor, Seaside, Alys Beach, and Rosemary Beach are all in short drives or bikes. The area also boast miles and miles of off road bike trails, so you never have to compete with cars to take a long ride.

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          Speaks: english

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          • Front View of Shepperd Cottage

            Front View of Shepperd Cottage

          • Bathroom


          • Living Room Area

            Living Room Area

          • Kitchen


          VRBO #308920

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          This listing was first published here in 2010.

          Date last modified - Monday, August 18, 2014


          1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
          Sleeps 2

          View calendar: Updated 08/27/14
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          (850) 982-1147 (Florida, USA)

          Speaks: english
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