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Charming 1/1 Historic Cottage Near Beach, Venice, Biking & More

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Last updated: 12/03/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7-14 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Nokomis cottage description

Eagle's Nest is a charming vintage cottage in the Nokomis Historic District, one mile from scenic downtown Venice, 1.5 miles to Nokomis Beach, steps from Pocono Trail Nature Preserve and Nokomis Center Park, the Legacy Bicycle Trail, and much more.

This adorable bungalow has all the creature comforts, including decks front and back, and a private garden for relaxing. Decorated in Old Florida cottage style, with warm pine floors, colorful beadboard walls and ceilings, Hunter ceiling fans, rattan and cottage furnishings, new queen sized pillow-top bed, shell-covered clawfoot tub. The country farm-style kitchen has a new 10 cu ft. LG refrigerator/freezer, two induction cooktops, a butcher block countertop and a farmhouse sink. Turn-key furnished with quality appliances, linens, utensils, etc. Efficient electric heaters and window a/c units. Responsive owner on-site—no impersonal agents or absentee landlords.

Historic District Charm
Located in the Nokomis Historic District, a small enclave of vintage homes and businesses near US 41 and Colonia Lane. Includes four antiques shops and four restaurants (Evergreen Cafe, Curry Creek Cafe, Captain Eddie’s Seafood, Bayside Grille), all within walking distance. There is a fresh fish market and an organic produce stand just two short blocks away. We are just a mile from historic downtown Venice, with all its 1920s charm and fun shopping and dining.

An Ecoturism Paradise
We are in an ideal spot for enjoying an unspoiled part of Florida. Just 1.5 miles to the clean white sands of Nokomis beach, so load the car up with our snorkels, beach chairs and cooler and make a day of it, walking the sands and sea oats of Casey Key, or stroll to the Venice Jetty to people-watch and check out the fishing. We have numerous other great beaches nearby, as well.

Cruise the 15-mile long Legacy Bike Trail, just 1/10 mile away and extending all the way to Venice Beach. Enjoy a picnic under the spreading oaks at Nokomis Community Center. Walk a block to Pocono Trail Preserve where you can bird watch and see Florida wildflowers, or take a guided nature tour. You're just four and half miles from Oscar Scherer State Park, great for bicycling, canoeing or kayaking, plus we're a short drive to the scenic Myakka River.

Personal Attention to Guests
We offer three vintage vacation properties along a spacious block in the Nokomis Historic District, which we call 'Floridaloha.' Each of our cottages is recognized by Sarasota County as a historic property. We go out of our way to make sure your vacation is enjoyable and that you find local attractions that suit your needs and desires. For more information, see www.floridaloha.com

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                25, though younger renters accompanying an adult over 25 will be considered....moreless

              • Non Smoking Only:

                eCigarettes allowed...moreless

              • Not Suitable For Children
              • Pets Considered:

                One dog over 2 years old and less than 30 pounds allowed. Pet fee and extra cleaning applies....moreless

              • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

                Small set of stairs (4)...moreless

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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              • This cozy bedroom has a pillowtop bed with crisp cotton sheets, dresser and night stand, and an old-fashioned Hunter ceiling fan. The beadboard walls and ceiling are relaxing shades of vanilla and bamboo. The L shaped extension includes an armoire and a modern vintage-style sink....moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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              • The adorable bathroom has a period tile floor and the original clawfoot bathtub, updated with shell mosaics, modern plumbing and fixtures. Stainless steel handles on both walls make tub entrance and exit easy. We provide large fluffy towels and shelves to hold your personal products. A 38-gallon hot water heater ensures toasty showers and baths....moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • Please see our other Floridaloha vacation properties at Homeaway #253504 and #254876, and visit our website at http://www.floridaloha.com...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  Theme

                  • Historic
                  • Romantic

                  Attractions

                  • Bay/Sound
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Marina
                  • Playground
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Restaurants
                  • Water Parks

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Laundromat
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Photography
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking

                  Location Type

                  • Near The Ocean:

                    Just 1.5 miles from Nokomis Beach on the Gulf of Mexico....moreless

                  • Village:

                    In the Nokomis Historic District, with four antiques shops, four restaurants, a fresh fish market, organic product stand, parks, kayaking and more....moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Ice Skating
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Paragliding
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Sailing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Dining

                  • Dining:

                    Charming drop-leaf vintage painted table with two chairs, two additional chairs for guests. PLUS, a four-top patio umbrella table on the back deck....moreless

                  • Dining Room
                  • Seating for 4 people

                  General

                  • Activities Guide
                  • Air Conditioning:

                    Quiet and efficient LG window a/c units in the living room and bedroom....moreless

                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Ceiling Fans
                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    In adjacent building....moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating:

                    Two electric 'wood stoves', one in the bedroom and one in the living room. ...moreless

                  • Internet:

                    Verizon FIOS Wi-Fi...moreless

                  • Iron & Board
                  • Laundry Soap
                  • Linens Provided:

                    100% cotton sheet sets provided, along with cotton comforter and soft blanket....moreless

                  • Living Room:

                    Seats 4, includes convertible twin sized bed within an ottoman/coffee table, 32' Sony TV and DVD player, audio CD player....moreless

                  • Local Activities Guide
                  • Local Maps
                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Parking:

                    In your own driveway, off a quiet lane. Room for guests to park behind you safely....moreless

                  • Parking Off Street:

                    In your own driveway, off a quiet lane. Room for guests to park behind you safely....moreless

                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Towels Provided:

                    Kitchen, bath and beach towels provided. ...moreless

                  • Washing Machine:

                    In adjacent building, cleaning products supplied....moreless

                  • Wireless Internet:

                    Verizon FIOS Wi-Fi, works inside, outside and in the back garden....moreless

                  • Wood Stove:

                    They are electric but resemble a wood stove! Two electric stoves, one in the bedroom and one in the living room. ...moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • 2 Ring Stove
                  • Blender
                  • Coffee Grinder
                  • Coffee Maker:

                    Multi-cup and single-cup coffee makers both provided....moreless

                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    Quality knives, gadgets, small appliances....moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    Service for 4, additional dishes available on request if you have guests....moreless

                  • Freezer:

                    Modern LG Refrigerator/Freezer, apartment sized. Icemaker available in laundry room....moreless

                  • Grill
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen:

                    Kitchenette consists of two rooms, one for prep and one for dining....moreless

                  • Kitchenette
                  • Microwave:

                    Stainless microwave...moreless

                  • Oven:

                    Cuisinart convection oven/pizza oven....moreless

                  • Pantry Items:

                    Some spices and condiments provided...moreless

                  • Refrigerator:

                    Modern LG Refrigerator/Freezer, apartment sized....moreless

                  • Stove:

                    Cuisinart Convection Oven/Pizza Oven. Two portable Frigidare Induction Burners. ...moreless

                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Beach Chairs
                  • Beach Towels
                  • Boat:

                    Rentals nearby...moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Large private wooden deck front and behind the house, additional deck in the garden....moreless

                  • Golf:

                    Many courses nearby...moreless

                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    Rentals nearby...moreless

                  • Large Cooler
                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    Electric grill...moreless

                  • Porch / Veranda:

                    Large private wooden deck front and behind the house, additional deck in the garden. Not covered or screened....moreless

                  • Small Cooler
                  • Tennis:

                    One block away at Nokomis Center Park...moreless

                  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                  • Walkway To Water
                  • Wood Deck

                  Forms Of Payment

                      • Accept Credit Card

                      House Cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional
                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Fall Shoulder 2014
                          Oct 1 - Dec 31, 2014
                          7 night min stay

                          $725 $2,175
                          January 2015
                          Jan 1 - Jan 31, 2015
                          14 night min stay

                          $785 $2,300
                          April 2015
                          Apr 1 - Apr 30, 2015
                          14 night min stay

                          $795 $2,400
                          May/June 2015
                          May 1 - Jun 30, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $750 $2,200
                          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees and Rental Conditions:

                          • Pet Fee $100
                          • Property Damage Protection $49
                          • Cleaning $100 + tax
                          • Refundable Damage Deposit $350
                          • Tax Rate 12%

                          Notes:

                          One month = 28 days. Dog <30 pounds, some restrictions apply, check w/owner. Inquire re: cancellation policy. Pay w/ U.S. checks, postal money orders, credit cards thru Homeaway. No Canadian checks. Substantial off season discounts (May-Dec) for 3 months or more, ask for a quote. Stay >> six months and Florida waives your state tax. Sorry, by law we cannot rent for less than 1 week


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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 12/03/2014
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                          Location

                          23 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Sarasota
                          0.2 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          Captain Eddie's
                          1 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          Bird Bay Executive Golf Club
                          60 Miles
                          Nearest Train
                          Tampa
                          3 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          I-75 and Laurel Rd. (Exit 195)
                          0.2 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Captain Eddie's, Curry Creek Cafe
                          1.2 Miles
                          Nearest Beach
                          Nokomis

                          Car: Recommended

                          Nature, walks, hikes, biking, kayaking, fishing, beachcombing, walking, music, drum circle, ukulele, beaches, antiques, antiquing, shopping, boutiques, restaurants, tropical landscape, creeks, bay, river, key, gulf, water, ocean, dining, outdoor dining, quiet, old Florida, parks, tennis, golf, classes, farmers markets, thrift stores, Floridaloha, cycling, cabin, paddle boarding, swimming, surfing, snorkeling, scuba, diving, sailing, charters, al fresco, ecotourism, concerts, theater, river, alligators, birds, birdwatching, butterfly garden, clean, fossil hunting, geocaching, relaxing, bungalow, cottage, retreat

                          Other Activities: kayaking, canoeing, paddleboarding, geocaching, fossil hunting, bike trail

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2004

                          About the owner: I am a former marketing executive, freelance writer, published author, avid local historian and amateur musician who spent time growing up in Florida in the 1950s. My grandfather had rental property in Sarasota and I am carrying on the tradition. I am in love with the natural beauty of Florida, which is why I selected Nokomis as my home and have worked to restore several vintage buildings as vacation rentals. My goal is to show my guests the best that 'Old Florida' has to offer by giving them an immersive experience in the design and culture.

                          Why the Owner Chose Nokomis:
                          Eagle's Nest was originally the caretaker's house at Eagle Point, Bertha Palmer's hunting and fishing resort in Venice established in 1916. The resort was sold in the early 1990s to a real estate developer who used this home as his office. In 2004, this cottage was on the last buildable lot in Eagle Point, which was sold to someone who wanted to put a larger home on the site. I was offered the home and two small out buildings if I would relocate them, which I did. I moved them to a lot in Nokomis where I had two other historic homes, and in 2009, after Nokomis improved Colonia Lane and brought county water lines into the area, I restored the cottage and created a wonderful little 'Old Florida' oasis, adding it to Floridaloha, my enclave of historic vacation rental cottages.

                          The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                          This is a home in near original condition but with all modern infrastructure, new wiring, plumbing, appliances. So you get to enjoy the ambience of Old Florida with the convenience of modern comforts. The house has original heart pine floors, an antique rug in the living room. I have selected all furnishings and planned the decor to provide you the coziest and most charming experience possible.


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                          Speaks: english

                           

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                          • Our 'Old Florida' cottage waits for you!

                            Our 'Old Florida' cottage waits for you!

                          • Eagle's Nest awaits!

                            Eagle's Nest awaits!

                          • Antique rug over heart pine floor, original vintage artwork.

                            Antique rug over heart pine floor, original vintage artwork.

                          • 32' HDTV with cable and wi-fi. Selection of books and games.

                            32' HDTV with cable and wi-fi. Selection of books and games.

                          • Looking from the kitchen into the living room.

                            Looking from the kitchen into the living room.

                          • The sunny kitchen has a Kohler farmhouse sink

                            The sunny kitchen has a Kohler farmhouse sink

                          • Hoosier cabinet is great for storing non-perishable groceries.

                            Hoosier cabinet is great for storing non-perishable groceries.

                          • Microwave, Cuisinart convection oven and storage for pots, pans and small appliances.

                            Microwave, Cuisinart convection oven and storage for pots, pans and small appliances.

                          • Armoire for clothing, also a three drawer dresser. Extra storage available.

                            Armoire for clothing, also a three drawer dresser. Extra storage available.

                          • The beautiful shell mosaic on the  tub is the inspiration for the bath colors

                            The beautiful shell mosaic on the tub is the inspiration for the bath colors

                          • Rear shed holds cushions, beach chairs, umbrella, cooler and extra space to store luggage or clothing.

                            Rear shed holds cushions, beach chairs, umbrella, cooler and extra space to store luggage or clothing.

                          • Your secret garden at Eagle's Nest

                            Your secret garden at Eagle's Nest

                          • Welcome to Eagle's Nest

                            Welcome to Eagle's Nest

                          • Vintage cottage style! LaZBoy sofabed in living room.

                            Vintage cottage style! LaZBoy sofabed in living room.

                          • Vintage Ethan Allen writing desk.

                            Vintage Ethan Allen writing desk.

                          • Porch deck outside the front entrance.

                            Porch deck outside the front entrance.

                          • Modular kitchen with two induction burners and quality cooking utensils

                            Modular kitchen with two induction burners and quality cooking utensils

                          • Dining room has plenty of storage. Large variety of dishes, appliances and gadgets provide.

                            Dining room has plenty of storage. Large variety of dishes, appliances and gadgets provide.

                          • Sunny dining room with cottage style furnishings, hoosier cabinet, lots of storage

                            Sunny dining room with cottage style furnishings, hoosier cabinet, lots of storage

                          • Comfortable queen-sized bed and vintage Turner prints in the bedroom.

                            Comfortable queen-sized bed and vintage Turner prints in the bedroom.

                          • Bathroom with original 4-foot clawfoot tub, has handles for easy entry and exit.

                            Bathroom with original 4-foot clawfoot tub, has handles for easy entry and exit.

                          • Entrance to the private garden

                            Entrance to the private garden

                          $725 - $795 per week (USD)
                          5

                          1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 2

                          View calendar: Updated 12/03/14
                          Minimum stay: 7-14 nights
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                          Member since: 2009
                          Speaks: english
                          • Calendar last updated: 12/03/2014
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