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Pete's Retreat-Downtown Cottage, Shared Dock & Sunsets! March Available!

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Last updated: 01/23/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Cedar Key cottage description

Ready to relax, rejuvenate, Enjoy? Our three bedroom one bath fisherman's cottage is THE place to do that. Just 8 blocks to downtown, you can enjoy living in a small village, three miles into the Gulf of Mexico. Come back to the good life!

Walking is the way here, you are only 8 blocks to EVERYTHING.

Only 1/2 block to panoramic Spectacular sunsets, or you can enjoy them from the screen porch with swing-yes, it faces directly west. Want a close up, take your breath away view of the sunset? Walk down to our shared dock, sit at the end, perched over Goose Cove, and REVEL in the colors, the sounds, the beauty of Cedar Key's finest sunsets.You can sit and watch the tides flow, the birds winging out for the day, and then, at the end of your stress free day, watch them wing back in.

We have a fully equipped home, waiting for your stay. Go fishing in the morning, come home to have today's catch for dinner! Not in the mood to cook tonight? We are centrally located to All of Cedar Key's fine restaurants, including the downtown, Dock Street and the smaller cafes along State Road 24. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are less than a 10 minute walk. From elegance to down home, all your food fantasies can be fulfilled in Cedar Key.

We offer a large living room, with two comfortable sofas, several easy chairs and satellite TV for your indoor relaxation. We are also connected to the real world, if need be, with UVerse wireless internet. (just don't tell the boss-we won't.)

A separate dining room opens from both the kitchen and the living room, with seating for 4, brightly lit by natural sunlight, if you must stay indoors, this room makes you sure you are really not.

Fully equipped kitchen, with service for 8, including a full size refrigerator, a large pantry, electric range-you are going to feel like you can stay forever.

The three bedrooms are all connected, with the master bedroom having a queen bed and flat screen TV. The smaller bedroom has twin beds, and the the third bedroom has a double and is also the laundry room.

The bath is large, with a step in full size shower.

All rooms are well lit, mostly by natural sunlight, but at night the glow of the many lamps will give you plenty of light for board games or a great card game. The flat screen TV is modern, and you can watch DVDs or bring your game player. With Uverse, you can bring your Netflix account and watch any movie you wish, or we have a small video library.

The screen porch is likely where you spend most of your time and we have equipped it with two colorful Adirondack chairs, the swing and several smaller tables to make you time in Cedar Key very comfortable. We want you to love Pete's Retreat as much as we do.

The yard is large, with plenty of parking for you car and boat, or have a picnic under the palm trees, there is plenty of room. Or rent a golf cart while you are here, there is plenty of room to park!

We provide all linens, paper products, dishes, pots and pans, in short, all you need bring are your groceries. We ask that you remember we are an island and ask that you use the utilities and resources wisely, including utilizing our curbside recycling.

We love our dog, so we ask that you bring yours with you; we do, however, ask for a non refundable pet fee.

Come, enjoy, relax, rejuvenate, Cedar Key is THE place to do just that. Now we can offer you waterfront access with our community shared dock. While we can't give you fishing tips, we recommend you learn the tides, as Cedar Key is VERY tide dependent ...but as an old salt reminded us once, 'you haven't been fishing until you've been stranded'.

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1152 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered:

            we ask for a non refundable $50 pet fee...moreless

          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

            on west side of home...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

            small closet...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 1 double

            also the laundry room...moreless

          • 3 bedrooms, open into each other, full bath is accessible through two bedrooms, half bath is off 3rd bedroom and laundry area...moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

            large room, has utility closet...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet

            in 3rd BR, off kitchen...moreless

          Entertainment

          • Television
          • Video Library

          Theme

          • Away From It All
          • Budget
          • Historic

          Attractions

          • Churches
          • Library
          • Marina
          • Museums
          • Restaurants

          Local Services & Businesses

          • ATM/Bank
          • Groceries
          • Laundromat

          Leisure Activities

          • Bird Watching
          • Boating
          • Eco Tourism
          • Paddle Boating
          • Shopping
          • Walking
          • Wildlife Viewing

          Location Type

          • Ocean View
          • Water View

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Cycling
          • Fishing
          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Hunting
          • Hunting Small Game
          • Kayaking
          • Pier Fishing
          • Sound/Bay Fishing

          Dining

          • Dining Room
          • Seating for 4 people

          General

          • Air Conditioning:

            two large wall/window units...moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            electric, in 3rd bedroom off kitchen...moreless

          • Hair Dryer
          • Heating:

            reverse cycle window/wall units...moreless

          • Internet:

            Uverse, wireless or ethernet cable provided...moreless

          • Iron & Board
          • Linens Provided
          • Living Room:

            large with 2 sofas and easy chairs...moreless

          • Parking:

            open parking in yard and on street...moreless

          • Towels Provided
          • Washing Machine:

            including laundry soap...moreless

          Kitchen

          • Coffee Maker
          • Dishes & Utensils:

            completely furnished with service for at least 8...moreless

          • Kitchen
          • Microwave
          • Oven:

            electric range ...moreless

          • Refrigerator

          Outside

          • Boat:

            rentals available in Cedar Key, we will be happy to help...moreless

          • Deck / Patio:

            screen porch with swing for lazing the afternoon away...moreless

          • Kayak / Canoe:

            rentals available in Cedar Key, just ask...moreless

           

          Reviews

          Write a review 4.5
          from 4 traveler reviews
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          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
          My Standard Rate
          2 night min stay
          $125
          $750 $2,100
          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

          Additional information about rental rates

          Fees:

          • Pet Fee $50
          • Cleaning Fee $50
          • Tax Rate 9%

          Notes:

          Events and major holidays require three night minimum.

          Reservations are held with a $200 deposit, made payable to Nature Coast Realty, Inc. due at booking. Balance of rent is due upon check in, cash or personal check.


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          Last updated: 01/23/2015
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          Location

          70 Miles
          Nearest Airport
          Gainesville
          0.75 Miles
          Nearest Barpub
          Big Deck Raw Bar, Island Hotel, Island Room
          30 Miles
          Nearest Golf
          Chiefland Golf and Country
          24 Miles
          Nearest Motorway
          US 19/98
          0.5 Miles
          Nearest Restaurant
          Annie's Cafe, Kona Joes, Island Hotel
          0.5 Miles
          Nearest Beach
          Cedar Key City Park

          Car: Recommended

          In the downtown area of our picturesque village, this home makes your vacation stress free and car free. 1/2 block to city pocket park, watch the sunsets every evening. Step back in time in our fisherman's cottage, with clean air, pristine waters, wildlife viewing-we are in the middle of Cedar Key Wildlife Refuge-13 islands ranging in size from 1 to 120 acres, totaling 762 acres.

          When you tire of the natural beauty-does one ever?-We are only 8 blocks to downtown restaurants, lounges and shops

           

          Manager info

          Year Purchased: 2012

          Why Cedar Key:
          Cedar Key is where we have been looking to spend our time, we want to retire here, enjoy the sea breezes, the fishing, the small town atmosphere. We like older architecture, this home was built 1920 and was the home of a local fisherman/preacher. He raised his family here, we want to enjoy the same life.

          The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
          This house is situated downtown, close enough to walk anywhere, but just far enough away for privacy. Perched on one of Cedar Key's highest points, we catch any breezes, yet we are only 1/2 block to Goose Cove and the specatular sunsets afforded by the direct west exposure.


          Contact us

          Speaks: english

          Links to more information:

           

          Photos

          • Your view, most any night

            Your view, most any night

          • It is a day on an island

            It is a day on an island

          • Plenty of seating

            Plenty of seating

          • well stocked games and movies

            well stocked games and movies

          • Yes, you can watch TV in bed

            Yes, you can watch TV in bed

          • Twin beds

            Twin beds

          • modern kitchen

            modern kitchen

          • Let's cook today's catch

            Let's cook today's catch

          • dining room buffet

            dining room buffet

          • pocket park at end of street

            pocket park at end of street

          • your view

            your view

          • porch to make you sigh in contentment

            porch to make you sigh in contentment

          • Satellite TV

            Satellite TV

          • Comfortable Living room

            Comfortable Living room

          • master Bedroom

            master Bedroom

          • Full size shower

            Full size shower

          • very home like

            very home like

          • large pantry

            large pantry

          • dining room

            dining room

          • yes we are a bit whimiscal

            yes we are a bit whimiscal

          • come enjoy the views

            come enjoy the views

          • Your dock

            Your dock

          VRBO #487180

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          Date last modified - Friday, January 23, 2015

          $125 per night (USD)
          Minimum stay: 2 nights
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          • Sleeps
            8
          • Bedrooms
            3
          • Bathrooms
            1.5
          • Property type
            Cottage
          • Reviews
            4
          Manager
          Member since: 2008
          Speaks: english
          • Calendar last updated: 01/23/2015
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          +1 (352) 325-1066

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