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Circa 1919 - Restored Cracker Cottage - Private & Romantic

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Nestled under a majestic oak tree...

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Last updated: 07/06/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Cedar Key cottage description

Built in 1919, the Wabi Sabi Cottage was completely and lovingly restored in 2004. We changed the exterior as little as possible but once you step inside no detail has been overlooked. We added central air conditioning, used reproduction lighting, outfitted the kitchen and bath with modern conveniences - while keeping the cottage charm.

It is so special that Budget Travel magazine featured it in their September 2011 issue of Top 10 Coolest towns in America. Cedar Key was number 8.

Vintage photos and a mix of antiques with new furnishings complete the décor. There is off-street parking with room for a boat trailer. It is the perfect spot for a romantic getaway. We hope you will love the quiet, privacy, and charm as much as we, our friends, and our family do.

Historic Cedar Key is a nature lover's and artist's dream. Cedar Key is one of the few remaining fishing villages (mullet, redfish, grouper and trout) left in Florida and oysters, crabs, and farm-raised clams still being harvested the old-fashioned way. Nearby are outer islands with historic ruins to explore, as well as Manatee Springs, Homasassa Springs, and the Lower Suwanee Wildlife Refuge. We have numerous wonderful restaurants, fun shops, and art galleries.

We have two festivals a year - in April (the Art's Festival) and the Seafood Festival in October. You can also rent kayaks, bikes, boats, fishing guides, or golf carts to get around but do not forget to bring a camera, that book you have been meaning to read, and your fishing pole. You are in for a wonderful and relaxing time.

Only one hour from Gainesville, two hours from Tampa, and three from Orlando, Jacksonville, or Tallahassee airports. Please see the Chamber of Commerce Website Link for additional information.

Keywords: Cottage, Historic, Restored.

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 750 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Pets Considered:

            Well-behaved and house-broken!...moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            Well-behaved and house-broken!...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Outside only....moreless

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Limited Accessibility
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

          • Bedroom 1

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          • Convertible bed(s)

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          • Queen size bed in sleeping loft - accessed by circular stair and Sleeper Sofa (double) downstairs. Bathroom on first floor. ...moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1

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          • Bathroom on first floor with walk in shower.

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dining Area Seats:

            4...moreless

          • Dining
          • Microwave
          • Kitchen
          • Stove
          • Oven
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Refrigerator
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Dishwasher
          • Seating for 4 people

          Amenities

          • Washing Machine
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Heating
          • Towels Provided
          • Parking
          • Living Room
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board
          • Linens Provided
          • Air Conditioning
          • Parking Off Street
          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer

          Other Amenities

              • Answering Machine, Beach Towels, Queen bed in sleeping loft accessed by circular stair and pull out sofa in living area....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Satellite / Cable
              • CD Player
              • Television
              • Books
              • Stereo
              • DVD Player

              Communications

              • Wireless Internet
              • Broadband Access
              • Telephone

              Outdoor Features

              • Tennis:

                Public courts at the school....moreless

              • Outdoor Grill
              • Lawn / Garden
              • Lanai / Gazebo
              • Deck / Patio

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Budget
              • Sports & Activities

              Location & View

                  Activities

                  • Restaurants
                  • Hunting
                  • Cycling
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Sailing
                  • Basketball Court
                  • Fishing
                  • Swimming
                  • Hiking
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Hunting Big Game
                  • Hunting Small Game
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Tennis
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Museums
                  • Churches
                  • Library
                  • Marina
                  • Playground
                  • Festivals
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Groceries
                  • Boating
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Walking
                  • Shopping
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Antiquing
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Surf Fishing
                   

                  Reviews

                  Write a review 4.8
                  from 16 traveler reviews
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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  My Standard Rate
                  2 night min stay
                  $130

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Tax Rate 9%

                  Notes:

                  No Cleaning Fee!

                  Pet Fee $10/nt.


                  This owner accepts: Credit cards.
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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 07/06/2014
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                  21 Unavailable
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                  Location

                  120 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Cedar Key Airport or Jacksonville/Orlando/Tampa
                  0.5 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Cedar Key City Park or G Street

                  Car: Recommended

                  Clam Farming Operations tour at Southern Cross & Marine Lab.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2003

                  About the owner: My background is in design and I love the historic and natural beauty of Cedar Key and really appreciate the visitors who feel the same way.

                  Why the Owner Chose Cedar Key:
                  Wabi Sabi because it was on 2 lots and there were people who wanted to buy it, tear it down and build a couple stilt houses. I decided to purchase, restore and share it with guests who come to Cedar Key and want to stay in a one-of-a-kind historic property. The cottage was one of several that were built for the fiber factory workers and there is still a remnant of another building's foundation out in the yard.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                  When I travel, I prefer to stay in historic or funky and unique home.. When I out-fitted Wabi Sabi, I decided that if it was something I would want or need on vacation, it was going in. I think that my guests appreciate the attention to detail and extra amenities. Really, just about all you need to bring is your clothes and toiletry bag!


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

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                  Photos

                  • Nestled under a majestic oak tree...

                    Nestled under a majestic oak tree...

                  • Or swinging on the swing while you enjoy a glass of wine in total privacy.

                    Or swinging on the swing while you enjoy a glass of wine in total privacy.

                  • Living area with comfy chairs, reading lamps and cable TV, if you must.

                    Living area with comfy chairs, reading lamps and cable TV, if you must.

                  • The sleeping loft is accessed by circular stair and has a queen size bed.

                    The sleeping loft is accessed by circular stair and has a queen size bed.

                  • Imagine yourself sitting on the front porch with a good book.

                    Imagine yourself sitting on the front porch with a good book.

                  • Fully equipped kitchen

                    Fully equipped kitchen

                  • The cozy dining area is adjacent to the kitchen and a desk with Internet hookup.

                    The cozy dining area is adjacent to the kitchen and a desk with Internet hookup.

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                  This listing was first published here in 2005.

                  Date last modified - Sunday, July 06, 2014

                  $130 per night (USD)
                  16

                  1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 4

                  View calendar: Updated 07/06/14
                  Minimum stay: 2 nights
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                  Cell: (352) 222-8374 (Florida, USA)

                  Speaks: english

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