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Charming 2/1 in Nokomis Historic District, Near Beach, Venice, Bike Trail, More!

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Last updated: 05/16/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7-28 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Nokomis cottage description

Built in 1927, my custom cottage, which I call Oakhaven, is full of charm, but with modern updates to make your vacation a summer breeze. It has two bedrooms, one with a queen bed and the other with a convertible sofabed. Most of the floors are figured marble, many of the windows are stained glass. The living room has a cozy fireplace and 37' flat screen TV. The spacious dining room seats six, and the sunny full kitchen features a glass electric cooktop and wall oven, with plenty of counter space and storage. Out back the fun continues in our large fenced yard, with its beautiful ancient oak tree and lush gardens. There's a brick patio with an umbrella dining table and chairs and a barbecue grill. Enjoy using our bicycles while you explore ride the Legacy Bicycle Trail, with the trail-head just a short block away at Nokomis Center Park. The park also has tennis courts, trails and a place to launch kayaks. Our cottage is on a quiet street across from and next door to an antiques shop. There are several great shops, parks, preserves and restaurants within a short walking distance, and US 41 and I-75 are nearby for easy access to any other areas of the state.

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Massage

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome:

                Over age 10 only....moreless

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible
              • Pets Considered:

                One small (less than 30 lb.) dog or one cat would be welcome with additional deposit/cleaning fee....moreless

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

              • Bedroom 2: 1 sleep sofa /futon

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              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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              • Spacious master bedroom with queen bed, generous closet, lovely antique furnishings, TV with VCR, stained glass windows. Second bedroom is smaller, has pull-out convertible sofa and can double as a study....moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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              • Tub/shower combo with marble walls, floors. Granite countertop, lots of storage....moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • Arthur Yagy, certified Masseur, available for in-call massages. Ecological preserves two blocks away (Pocono Trail Preserve) and one mile away (Curry Creek Preserve), Legacy Bicycle Trail one block away. Walk to antiques shops and restaurants....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Video Library
                  • Games
                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    Verizon FIOS cable plus WiFi Internet...moreless

                  Theme

                  • Away From It All
                  • Historic
                  • Romantic
                  • Family
                  • Sports & Activities
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Attractions

                  • Bay/Sound
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Coin Laundry
                  • Festivals
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Pond
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Reefs
                  • Restaurants
                  • Synagogues

                  Leisure Activities

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

                  local services and businesses

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

                  Location Type

                  • Rural:

                    'Old Florida' laid back small town close to everything but with a rural feel. ...moreless

                  • Village:

                    In the quaint Nokomis Historic District, with antiques shops, restaurants, parks, bike trains and more within walking distance....moreless

                  sports and adventure activities

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

                  catering options

                      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                      Dining

                      • Dining Area
                      • Dining
                      • Seating for 6 people

                      General

                      • Linens Provided:

                        Cotton sheets...moreless

                      • Washing Machine:

                        In a small building in the yard. No fee for use....moreless

                      • Clothes Dryer:

                        In a small building in the yard. No fee for use....moreless

                      • Fireplace:

                        Electric Fireplace insert...moreless

                      • Living Room:

                        Sofabed, occasional chairs, fireplace, 37' flat screen TV...moreless

                      • Parking:

                        One off-street parking space. Driveway shared with the small antiques shop next door....moreless

                      • Internet:

                        Verizon FIOS Wi-Fi...moreless

                      • Towels Provided:

                        Beach towels and bath/hand/wash towels...moreless

                      Kitchen

                      • Pantry Items:

                        Some spices and condiments. Initial paper package (TP, PT, napkins, coffee filters)...moreless

                      • Dishes & Utensils:

                        Everything you'll need!...moreless

                      • Kitchen:

                        Sunny kitchen...moreless

                      • Microwave:

                        New in 2013....moreless

                      • Refrigerator
                      • Stove
                      • Oven
                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Toaster

                      Outside

                      • Lawn / Garden:

                        Spacious back yard with tropical plants...moreless

                      • Deck / Patio:

                        Lovely brick patio with umbrella table and plenty of seating....moreless

                      • Tennis:

                        One block away at Nokomis Community Center. Bring your own racquets and balls....moreless

                      • Boat:

                        Boat and jet ski rentals five minutes away....moreless

                      • Kayak / Canoe:

                        Launch one block away at Nokomis Community Center. You will need to rent a kayak or bring your own....moreless

                      • Bicycles:

                        Two bicycles for guests' use....moreless

                      • Outdoor Grill:

                        Charcoal grill...moreless

                       

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

                      $800 $2,400
                      Peak Season 2015
                      Jan 1 - Mar 31, 2015
                      28 night min stay

                      $3,200
                      My Standard Rate
                      7 night min stay

                      $800 $3,200
                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                      • Cleaning Fee $125
                      • Pet Fee $100
                      • Tax Rate 12%

                      Notes:

                      Rates subject to change (we do not change our rates for confirmed reservations). Pet fee includes a $49 insurance waiver covering up to $1500 in damages over and above the security deposit. Reservation deposit is $500 ($549 if there is a pet). The balance is due 60 days prior to arrival date. There is a cancellation penalty, see rental agreement for more information.


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                      Last updated: 05/16/2014
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                      Location

                      23 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Sarasota International
                      6 Miles
                      Nearest Ferry
                      South Venice
                      60 Miles
                      Nearest Train
                      Tampa, FL
                      0.2 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      US 41
                      2.3 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Nokomis Beach
                      0.2 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Captain Eddie's Restaurant
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Bird Bay Executive Golf Course
                      0.2 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Curry Creek Cafe

                      Car: Recommended

                      Kayaking, Paddle Boarding, Sharks Tooth and Fossil Hunting, Legacy Bicycle Trail, Nokomis Historic District Nokomis Community Center and Park, Patriot Park. Close to Venice (attractions), close to Sarasota, Proximity to I-75. Venice Rookery, Nokomis Beach Drum Circle, Oscar Scherer State Park, Myakka State Park, Snook Haven, Sharkey's (#1 Florida beach bar), Casey Key, North Jetty Fish Camp, Venice Beaches

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1975

                      About the owner: I was born and raised here in Nokomis, directly across the street from this cottage. My parents and I have been world travelers, and for a time, I've lived in the jungles of South America. I've carried on my family's business of antiques and operate two shops here in the Nokomis Historic district, one next to Oakhaven Cottage and one across the street. I have always loved being part of this friendly community.

                      Why the Owner Chose Nokomis:
                      When this house came up for sale in 1975, my father said that he'd restore it if I would purchase it, so we did that. He was a master craftsman who had done incredible work to our family property over the years, and he and I both saw the potential in this lovely little house. After 35 years of work and love, we are thrilled with how lovely it is.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                      Why vacation in an ordinary house when you can stay in a place that has a lot of charm and character? Why stay in a crowded, busy place when you can be in a historic district cottage close to everything? Why not stay in a place with a big, beautiful yard with lovely oak trees, including one with a hammock where you can relax and enjoy the beauty of Florida nature right where you're staying? Our historic district has the charm of a rural setting yet it's just blocks from US 41, 2 miles from Nokomis Beach and downtown Venice, and 3 miles from I-75 which gives you easy access to anywhere in the state.


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                      Speaks: english

                       

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                      • Oakhaven Cottage welcomes you!

                        Oakhaven Cottage welcomes you!

                      • Relax and enjoy yourself in the spacious living room.

                        Relax and enjoy yourself in the spacious living room.

                      • Plenty of space in the master chest for clothes, plus a TV with VCR.

                        Plenty of space in the master chest for clothes, plus a TV with VCR.

                      • Second bedroom has a convertible sofa and also doubles as a study.

                        Second bedroom has a convertible sofa and also doubles as a study.

                      • Lots of charm and character!

                        Lots of charm and character!

                      • Adorable kitchen with painted details, wall oven and glass cooktop.

                        Adorable kitchen with painted details, wall oven and glass cooktop.

                      • Vintage and antique touches throughout the home add character.

                        Vintage and antique touches throughout the home add character.

                      • Lovely marble on the tub walls and on the floors.

                        Lovely marble on the tub walls and on the floors.

                      • Gather together friends and family with extra seating along the retaining wall.

                        Gather together friends and family with extra seating along the retaining wall.

                      • We have two bicycles for you to use.

                        We have two bicycles for you to use.

                      • Lots to enjoy in the garden, including this bleeding heart vine.

                        Lots to enjoy in the garden, including this bleeding heart vine.

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                      • Comfortable living room with electric fireplace and 37' HDTV.

                        Comfortable living room with electric fireplace and 37' HDTV.

                      • The large master bedroom includes a queen sized bed, stained glass windows

                        The large master bedroom includes a queen sized bed, stained glass windows

                      • Charming master bedroom includes a large closet and antique vanity table.

                        Charming master bedroom includes a large closet and antique vanity table.

                      • Second bedroom sitting area, great for checking email, writing cards and more.

                        Second bedroom sitting area, great for checking email, writing cards and more.

                      • Dining room table has seating for six.

                        Dining room table has seating for six.

                      • Sunny, fully-equipped kitchen looks out to the yard and has plenty of space.

                        Sunny, fully-equipped kitchen looks out to the yard and has plenty of space.

                      • Bath has marble tub/shower combo, granite countertop.

                        Bath has marble tub/shower combo, granite countertop.

                      • Cook out on our brick patio in the large yard under our gorgeous Live Oak tree.

                        Cook out on our brick patio in the large yard under our gorgeous Live Oak tree.

                      • Napping in the Florida breezes on our hammock is a must!

                        Napping in the Florida breezes on our hammock is a must!

                      • Enjoy our beautiful landscaping, including these ginger plants and more.

                        Enjoy our beautiful landscaping, including these ginger plants and more.

                      • Lots of beautiful flowering plants in the spacious yard.

                        Lots of beautiful flowering plants in the spacious yard.

                      • A bougainvillea growing near the patio, which flowers all winter and spring.

                        A bougainvillea growing near the patio, which flowers all winter and spring.

                      $747 - $800 per week (USD)
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                      2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 4

                      View calendar: Updated 05/16/14
                      Minimum stay: 7-28 nights
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