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Pete's Retreat-Downtown Cottage, Shared Dock and Sunsets!

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Last updated: 08/28/2014
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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'.

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1152 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Pets Considered:

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

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Children Welcome

          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, bath is accessible through two bedrooms...moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

            large room, has utility closet...moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen
          • Refrigerator
          • Microwave
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Seating for 4 people


          • Clothes Dryer:

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

          • Parking:

            open parking in yard and on street...moreless

          • Living Room:

            large with 2 sofas and easy chairs...moreless

          • Linens Provided
          • Towels Provided
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board


          • Television
          • Satellite / Cable
          • DVD Player
          • Video Library


              • Internet:

                Uverse, wireless or ethernet cable provided...moreless

              Outdoor Features

              • 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


                  • Away From It All

                  Location & View

                  • Ocean View
                  • Water View


                  • Churches
                  • Cycling
                  • Kayaking
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Hunting Small Game
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Laundromat
                  • Groceries
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Fishing
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Shopping
                  • Walking
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Museums
                  • Restaurants
                  • Marina
                  • Library
                  • Boating
                  • Hunting


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                  My Standard Rate
                  2 night min stay
                  $750 $2,100
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates


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


                  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: 08/28/2014
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                  22 Today
                  23 Selected dates


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

                  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.

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                  • 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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                  This listing was first published here in 2013.

                  Date last modified - Thursday, August 28, 2014

                  $125 per night (USD)

                  3 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 8

                  View calendar: Updated 08/28/14
                  Minimum stay: 2 nights
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