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This period cottage has just been renovated in November 2013. Off street parking for 2 cars is available on the large driveway. The front door has a keyless electronic lock for easy entry. The living room has refinished Pine floors with three large windows for lots of natural light. The cottage has a beautiful all leather couch which has a pull-out bed. The couch faces the 42 inch HD TV with DVD and Blue-Ray player. The kitchen has a new stainless-steal refrigerator complete with ice maker. A new dishwasher, cook-top stove, coffee maker , Espresso maker, coffee bean grinder and microwave complete the kitchen appliances. The floors are Oak and the counter top is made out of the same Oak wood. A wonderful hardwood rolling cart can be a preparation island or serving table. The round maple wood kitchen table seats 4 people . The hall has a linen closet which is next to the bathroom so can be used as medicine cabinet and pantry. The bathroom has been renovated with black and white period tile with claw-foot tub and shower. The toilet is a dual flush to conserve water. The pedestal sink has a decorative mirror and make-up mirror with lots of light. A hair-dryer is also provided. The bedroom has newly refinished pine floors. The double wide closet is spacious and another small closet is redesigned as a computer desk cubby. The cottage has Wi-Fi via Verizon. The bed is queen sized with a new Beauty-Rest plush pillow-top ,mattress. The dresser is a double dresser with a 24 inch HD TV. The door in the hall opens to the garage where the new washer , dryer and iron and ironing board are located. Also two bicycles are available for your use. The garage open via two sliding glass doors to the back patio. The patio has a sunset view via the open lot behind the cottage complete with citrus trees and Royal Palms. The 6 person glass table with umbrella provides a place for entertainment. A gas grill is also available. Adirondack chairs are on the patio for sunset relaxations. Around the side yard of the house a two person kayak is ready for use with wheels to roll it to a nearby boat ramp for access to the huge Palma-Sola mangrove bay. The garage has a light tackle fishing rod for bay fishing and a heavy tackle rod for fishing off of the beaches or Anna Maria fishing pier. This wonderful cottage is awaiting your enjoyment.
The bedroom has a queen beauty rest mattress and
a 24 inch HD TV. There is a computer desk cubby and
large double closet.
A queen pull-out couch available in the living room sleeps 2 more people for an extra charge....moreless
The bathroom has a clawfoot tub/shower with
period black and white tile floor and walls. There is
a pedestal sink with wall shelf ,designer mirror, make-up mirror and available hair dryer. Toilet is an oval seat toilet with dual flush button to save water....moreless
There is a 42 inch HD TV in the living room
and 24 inch HD TV in the bedroom...moreless
Away From It All
Sports & Activities
Local Services & Businesses
Cortez is a quaint little fishing village. Originally established in 1860 and still functioning today. The houses are classic fishing village cottages with construction dates predating 1930s....moreless
The Inter-coastal Waterway is less than 1/2 block away at the end of 124th St Ct W ...moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
Golf Privileges Optional
Hot Air Ballooning
Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
There is a large maple dining table as part of the large kitchen with 2 maple chairs and two more available chairs....moreless
Seating for 4 people
There is central air with the thermostat in the kitchen....moreless
verison land line with free domestic long distance...moreless
Bath towels , hand towels and wash clothes are available. Plus 4 beach towels are there for your use....moreless
A new whirlpool top load washing machine is in the cottage....moreless
There is coffee maker, latte machine, and bean grinder,...moreless
Dishes & Utensils:
There is a place setting for 4 people in the cabinet and full set of utensils in the drawers of the rolling prep cart. A full set of pots and baking pans are available....moreless
There is a new 18 inch apartment size dishwasher....moreless
The kitchen has hard wood oak floors and a matching hardwood oak counter top, new stainless steel refrigerator, dish-washer, cook-top stove, round maple dining table,rolling hardwood preparation table...moreless
There are two 21 speed bikes provided for the easy bike to Bradenton beach or the Cortez Kitchen bar....moreless
Deck / Patio:
There is a large patio with a view of citrus trees, royal palms, and the sunset in the empty lot behind the cottage. A entertainment table, chairs, and umbrella is provided. Also 2 Adirondac chairs...moreless
There is a 2 person kayak and wheels to walk it to a pay boat ramp to paddle the Palma-sola mangrove bay. Also a light tackle fishing rod is provided for bay fishing and a heavy tackle rod for pier...moreless
Lawn / Garden:
There is a large back and side yard which is enclosed for a pet....moreless
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Year Purchased: 2013
About the owner: I am a retired pharmacist who grew up in Decatur Illinois then went to school at Ohio State University and then graduated from the University of Illinois school of Pharmacy in Chicago. I spent most of my adult life in Key West ,Florida but now reside in Highsrpings, Florida.
Why the Owner Chose Cortez: I originally came to Cortez in 1974 and worked in a local boat yard for 3 years until I got my Florida pharmacy liscense. I fell in love with 'the village' and villagers and decided to return last year
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage: The Pelican cottage has that old florida costal cottage style. The cottage is located in the village atmosphere and has hard wood floors and period furnishing harkening back to a world of peaceful coexistant with ones environment.
Primary:+1 386-288-2647or my home number is 386-454-2836