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Historic Fisherman's Cottage Vacation Rental Near Anna Maria Island

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The Historic William Guthrie House - A Fisherman's Cottage!

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Last updated: 11/17/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Cortez cottage description

Historic Cortez Fishing Village, home to THE WILLIAM GUTHRIE HOUSE, hugs the coast of Sarasota Bay on the Gulf Coast of Florida and is only minutes to Anna Maria Island. The traditional “cracker house” was built in 1915 and has been lovingly restored. It is a charming 1200 sq. ft. self-catering holiday cottage, 100 yards from Sarasota Bay, 0.3 mile from Bradenton Beach and minutes from Anna Maria Island. This self-catering rental cottage with sun deck, screened porch with new outdoor furniture in 2013 and BBQ sleeps 1-4 persons, has 2 bedrooms, 1 traditional sleeping porch, 1 large family shower room, open plan living/dining area with new sofa in 2013 and cook’s kitchen all with central heat and air conditioning. The hardwood floors, bead board walls and fireplace are just a few of the original features. In addition, The Shack, a studio cottage is an additional 280 sq. ft. with air conditioning, sleeps 1-2 persons, on 1 sleeper sofa and has 1 complete shower room.


About the Village of Cortez: Historic Cortez Village hugs the coast of Sarasota Bay and is one of the few surviving fishing villages on Florida’s west coast. The waters offshore are known as “The Kitchen” because of the bounty of fish harvested from these waters in the early days. Today Cortez has become a haven for artists, writers and fisherman who enjoy the unspoiled environment and slow pace of life.

Cortez is really a world all its own. In many ways, it is like taking a step back in time. You will be charmed by the old bungalows and cottages, many dating back to the 1920s, situated along short, narrow roads dotted with palm trees.

There are neighboring commercial fish houses on Sarasota Bay, where anglers dock their fishing boats and unload their fresh catches each and every day.

Bradenton: Bradenton is a friendly town offering historical attractions and outdoor activities for the young, and young at heart. It is located on the southern most part of Tampa Bay between St. Petersburg and Sarasota. From the dazzling white sand beaches of the Gulf of Mexico, to the banks of the Manatee River, Bradenton offers swimming, fishing, boating, parasailing, canoeing or kayaking. A half dozen beautiful golf courses are located in Bradenton, where the weather is not an issue and you can play sun up to sun down.

The Orlando attractions such as Disney World, MGM Studio and Sea World are just an hour and a half away from Bradenton.

Anna Maria Island: Anna Maria Island is located off the west coast of Florida between the Gulf of Mexico and Tampa Bay. It’s accessed by two bridges from the mainland and is the northernmost of a string of barrier islands that stretch south to the Florida Keys. Anna Maria Island supports three cities, Anna Maria at the northern end, Holmes Beach in the center and Bradenton Beach at the southern tip. The island boasts a seven-mile long beach rimmed with tall and graceful Australian pines, some as high as 60 feet. There are three fishing piers, charter and sailboat rentals, as well as any number of beach activities to enjoy. Parasailing is a fun way to get a unique look at the island, and there are public tennis courts in Anna Maria and Holmes Beach. If golf is your game, Anna Maria Island is just a short drive to more than 45 championship courses.

There are many beachside restaurants, just a bridge walk away, with wonderful views where you can enjoy the sights and sounds of the ocean.

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

          • Master Bedroom: 1 queen

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          • Guest Bedroom: 1 double

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          • Traditional Sleeping Porch: 2 twin/ single

            Trundle Bed...moreless

          • The Shack: 1 sleep sofa /futon

            Detached studio with showerroom ...moreless

          • The cottage is 1200 sq. ft. with central heat and air conditioning and sleeps 1-4 persons and has two charming cottage bedrooms decorated in an island style and a traditional sleeping porch with trundle bed housing two single mattresses. The cottage was completely restored in 2006; Sun deck; Screened Dining Porch; Parking space for 1 boat with trailer; WIFI; Cortez cottage is a a quiet historic, tropical island fisherman’s cottage 100 yards from Sarasota Bay and 0.3 miles to the Bradenton Beach and minutes from Anna Maria Island. The Shack, completely restored in 2007, is an additional studio cottage which provides a further 280 sq. ft. of private space with air conditioning. It sleeps 1-2 persons with full-size sleeper sofa, bathroom with shower and has it own private entrance along with outside access to the deck. NOTE: The Shack is not available for rent on its own....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Cottage Family Bathroom: toilet, shower

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          • The Shack Studio Bathroom: toilet, shower

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          • Cottage Family Shower Room includes large shower enclosure measuring 4’ x 2’6”, full size clothes washer and dryer, toilet, large washbasin. The Shack Studio shower room includes walk in shower, toilet and wash basin....moreless

          Entertainment

          • Audio Tape Player
          • Books
          • CD Player
          • DVD Player
          • Radio
          • Satellite / Cable:

            Verizon FIOS cable...moreless

          • Television

          Theme

          • Away From It All
          • Historic
          • Romantic
          • Tourist Attractions

          Attractions

          • Bay/Sound
          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Marina
          • Museums
          • Restaurants
          • Synagogues

          Local Services & Businesses

          • ATM/Bank
          • Groceries
          • Hospital

          Leisure Activities

          • Antiquing
          • Beachcombing
          • Bird Watching
          • Boating
          • Eco Tourism
          • Outlet Shopping
          • Scenic Drives
          • Shelling
          • Shopping
          • Sight Seeing
          • Walking

          Location Type

          • Near The Ocean
          • Village

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Cycling
          • Deepsea Fishing
          • Fishing
          • Golf
          • Jet Skiing
          • Paragliding
          • Parasailing
          • Pier Fishing
          • Sailing
          • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
          • Snorkeling
          • Snorkeling/Diving
          • Sound/Bay Fishing
          • Surfing
          • Swimming
          • Water Skiing
          • Wind-Surfing

          Dining

          • Dining
          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 6 people

          General

          • Activities Guide
          • Air Conditioning
          • Alarm Clock
          • Ceiling Fans
          • Clothes Dryer:

            Full sized front loading Washer and Dryer...moreless

          • Hair Dryer
          • Heating
          • Internet:

            High-speed Verizon FIOS network...moreless

          • Iron & Board
          • Linens Provided
          • Living Room:

            New sofa 2013...moreless

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

            Off street parking for 1 car and 1 boat...moreless

          • Parking Off Street:

            Off street parking for 1 car and 1 boat...moreless

          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
          • Telephone
          • Toilet Paper
          • Towels Provided
          • Washing Machine:

            Full sized front loading Washer and Dryer...moreless

          • Wireless Internet:

            High-speed Verizon FIOS network...moreless

          Kitchen

          • Blender
          • Coffee Maker
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Dishwasher:

            New dishwasher 2013...moreless

          • Freezer
          • Kitchen
          • Kitchenette
          • Microwave
          • Oven
          • Pantry Items
          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Toaster

          Outside

          • Beach Chairs
          • Beach Towels
          • Bicycles
          • Deck / Patio:

            Screened in deck area and exposed deck area. All outdoor furniture new in 2013....moreless

          • Lanai / Gazebo
          • Large Cooler
          • Outdoor Grill
          • Screen Porch / Veranda
          • Small Cooler
          • Wood Deck

          Payment Type

          • Amex
          • Mastercard
          • Visa

          Forms Of Payment

              • Accept Credit Card
               

              Reviews

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Fall 2014/2015
              Sep 1 - Dec 31, 2014
              3 night min stay
              $130
              $605 $1,750
              Winter 2014/15
              Jan 1 - Apr 30, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $215
              $1,315 $3,570
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Cleaning $100 + tax
              • Maintenance Fee $50 + tax
              • Tax Rate 11.5%

              Notes:

              Security Deposits: There is no security deposit required. Taxes: All Florida sales and hotel taxes apply in addition to your rate. Note: Prices are for guidance only. Please confirm rates when booking, until confirmed rates are subject to change without notice. Special Offers: please contact us for special pricing that may be available.

              Please contact us for deposit and payment details. Damage Deposits: There is no damage deposit required. Taxes: All Florida sales and hotel taxes apply in addition to your rate. Note: Prices are for guidance only. Please confirm rates when booking, until confirmed rates are subject to change without notice. Special Offers: please contact us for special pricing that may be availatble.


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              Last updated: 11/17/2014
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              Location

              Car: Recommended

              Attractions: Anna Maria Island, Mote Marine Aquarium, Selby Botanical Gardens, Bishop Planetarium, South Florida Museum, Parker Aquarium, John and Mabel Ringling Museum of Art, Nick Bolletieri Sports Academy, Desoto Speedway, Antebellum Gamble Mansion, Desoto National Memorial, Sarasota Jungle Gardens, Crowley Museum and Nature Center, St. Armand’s Circle. Within 2 hours drive is Busch Gardens, Walt Disney World, Epcot Center, MGM or Universal Studios, Cypress Gardens, Sea World, designer and value outlet shopping. Beaches: Coquina, Bradenton, Siesta Key, Lido. Golf: 2 golf courses within 5 miles and many more in the Sarasota/Bradenton area. Tampa Intl Airport Tampa Total drive approximately Drive: 53.6 miles, about 1 hour. Sarasota Bradenton Intl Airport Total drive approximately 13.9 miles, about 26 minutes. Orlando Intl Airport Total drive approximately 127 miles, about 2 hours.

              Other Activities: Bird Watching, Boat Rental/Charters, Eco-Tours, Jet Skiing, Historical Areas, Live Theater, Manatee Watching, Cinemas, Museums, Opera

              Golf: Located on the west coast of Florida, Bradenton, a large residential and resort community in southwestern Florida, is known for it's nationally protected state parks and wildlife, as well as it's large tourism and vacation economy. It is home to at least 25 golf courses. There is a good mix of public and private links to choose from in Bradenton, and with the city's proximity to Tampa to the north and Sarasota to the south, there are at least another 50 golf courses for golfers to access.

              Bradenton boasts several signature-designed courses by familiar names in the sport such as Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Tony Jacklin.

              The Concession Golf Course features 7,470 yards designed by Nicklaus and Jacklin. The private course is complemented with natural surroundings such as oak and pine trees, and was named the 'Best New Private Course of 2006' by Golf Digest Magazine. Another signature-designed course in Bradenton is The Legacy Golf Club created by Arnold Palmer and kept open to the public. Each of the 18 holes along these links, which cover 7,067 yards, are accompanied by sand and water with 360-foot wide fairways.

              Sarasota county (Sarasota), just south of Bradenton, boasts over 30 public, semi-private and private, plus several more sprinkled along the Sun Coast, you’re sure to find that at least one of these Sarasota Florida golf resorts has the right look and feel for your level of play.

               

              Manager info

              Year Purchased: 2006

              The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
              Cortez is one of the last working fishing villages in the state of Florida. It is a piece of history that has not been allowed to die. The locals are proud of there homes and and the unique place it has in Florida's fishing history.


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              • The Historic William Guthrie House - A Fisherman's Cottage!

                The Historic William Guthrie House - A Fisherman's Cottage!

              • Airy open plan living-dining room area with fireplace.

                Airy open plan living-dining room area with fireplace.

              • Charming kitchen dinette area.

                Charming kitchen dinette area.

              • Cozy guest bedroom with double bed.

                Cozy guest bedroom with double bed.

              • Spacious shower.

                Spacious shower.

              • Back deck with both screened in porch and open area.

                Back deck with both screened in porch and open area.

              • The Shack bedroom/living area with sleeper sofa and shower room.

                The Shack bedroom/living area with sleeper sofa and shower room.

              • Enjoy a snooze on the traditional sleeping porch.

                Enjoy a snooze on the traditional sleeping porch.

              • A kitchen with everything thing you could ever want - especially a dishwasher!

                A kitchen with everything thing you could ever want - especially a dishwasher!

              • Tropical master bedroom with queen size bed.

                Tropical master bedroom with queen size bed.

              • Bright white family shower room with washer/dryer facilities.

                Bright white family shower room with washer/dryer facilities.

              • Full size washer dryer  within family shower room.

                Full size washer dryer within family shower room.

              • The Shack studio bedroom/living area.

                The Shack studio bedroom/living area.

              • One happy guest after a successful day of fishing in the Gulf!

                One happy guest after a successful day of fishing in the Gulf!

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              Date last modified - Saturday, December 20, 2014

              $130 - $215 per night (USD)
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              Sleeps 6

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