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Are you looking for a little Serenity in your next Gulf Coast, Florida vacation? This is the original Cedar Key Serenity! Our views of the Gulf are panoramic, our style is low-key, and we want you to kick back, get comfortable and most of all, have a great time and come see us again!
Serenity is a third floor* vacation rental condominium with one king bedroom, plus loft bedroom. The master (king) bedroom is next to a full bath. The loft bedroom has its own shower bath and a convertible sofa and child bed chair. Our vaulted ceiling offers incredible two-story views of Cedar Key's back channel and Waccasassa Bay. If you are a bird-watcher, you will be mesmerized by the variety of birds that feed and hang out just below your private balcony. Throw open the French doors and feel the sea air and breezes gently relax your mind and body. Enjoy the sunrise palette across the sky with your morning coffee and the spectacular colors of the sunsets each evening.
(*Please note we have no elevator!)
Cedar Key is perfect for couples or family vacations. Park your car and walk to restaurants, galleries, boat rentals, shops, and the town marina. Most dining and shopping options on Dock Street are three blocks from Serenity. Golf cart rentals are also available if you would like to range a bit further. Cedar Key is part of Florida's Nature Coast--the feathered wildlife is abundant, the spring break party crowd is NOT. If you are looking for sugar-sand beaches, wild nightclubs, or singles bars don't come to Cedar Key--you won't find nightlife or long beaches here.
Our location insures no car noise from busy streets, no bar noise, just the sounds of birds, boats, and happy people fishing or playing in the pool. We're close enough to walk to Dock Street, but far enough away that you'll appreciate the serenity of the setting.
We offer private WiFi and hard-wired DSL. Free streaming movies via NetFlix and Roku provide plenty of entertainment and music options. Free long distance calling in the US and Canada is included.
~~If we are not available for your dates, check our other condo Tranquility in Cedar Key: VRBO #27021
View our website at Cedar Key Vacation [.] com! Email or phone us at 706-485-7586 for availability. We reply to all inquiries very quickly. (Please note, we do not use the 'Book It Now'. We believe that your and our private information should stay just that - private.)
Our Cedar Key condominium vacation rental is fully furnished and equipped for your convenience. Our goal is to bring you back again and again. Besides our fully-equipped kitchen and quality linens, our amenities include private high speed DSL to keep in touch (if you want to!) and can stream movies and music to suit your every mood.
We purchased and refurbished Serenity in the summer 2005 and are committed to keeping our home away from home in good condition and style. Recent updates include a Covertible Sofa (sleeps two kids or two small adults) and a convertible chair bed in the loft bedroom/media room along with a new flatscreen TV for those times you just want to veg out in a comfortable spot. Recent updates include the king mattress, new dining set, linens and a fabulous new showerhead.
Well-behaved dogs on flea and tick treatment may be accepted with owner permission. We prefer that you crate your dog when not in the condominium. Dogs are not allowed on the furniture. There is a small pet fee - it is substantially lower than other pet friendly units on island.
If you are looking to enjoy old Florida without 'the mouse'(sm), the plastic, or the crowds, come to Cedar Key and relax on the balcony and watch the birds and boats go by. You will not want to leave. Rent your vacation home ***from the owner***, we can answer questions about specifics in Serenity and we happily provide recommendations and suggestions on how to make your trip to Cedar Key - your best vacation yet!
Cedar Key is surrounded by the Cedar Keys National Wildlife Refuge - a refuge famous for its extensive colonies of nesting birds. Depending on the season you visit, you will see Roseate Spoonbills, White Pelicans, Dowitchers, Willets, Skimmers, Oystercatchers, Frigate Birds, Wood Storks, and many LBBs (little brown shorebirds, from plovers to sandpipers). Always resident are: Great Blue Herons, Little Blue Herons, Tricolors, Great Egrets, Osprey, Bald Eagles, and many others.
We look forward to talking with you soon!
Keywords: Cedar Key Vacation Rental, Condominium, Holiday Villa, Cedar Key Lodging, Cedar Key Rental, Vacation Rental Apartment, Gulf Home, Fabulous View, Private Balcony, Birdwatching, Private Fishing dock, Kid friendly lodging
Overlooking Waccassassa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. Awesome view. Small sandy beach is adjacent to our private fishing dock, just below your balcony. It's perfect for launching your kayak or sunning...moreless
Excellent collection of pots, pans, utensils. Yes, you can cook a full dinner here without hauling your own pots on vacation! Clam steamer, pasta pot, slow cooker... even mallets to crack your crab......moreless
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Oct 15 - Oct 19, 2015
4 night min stay
Nov 25 - Nov 29, 2015
5 night min stay
Dec 18 - Jan 3, 2016
4 night min stay
Jan 16 - Apr 30, 2016
4 night min stay
May 27 - May 31, 2016
4 night min stay
Jun 30 - Jul 5, 2016
4 night min stay
Sep 1 - Sep 5, 2016
4 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Additional information about rental rates
Please note we do NOT Pro-Rate stays longer than 7 nights. VRBO lies.
Holidays and Festivals usually require at least a four night stay. Please check with owner.
Pet Fee Required for approved dog
A crate is usually required. Flea/tick meds are required. $30 non-refundable fee per stay for an approved dog. (That is per stay, NOT per night.) Your credit card is held as surety against any damage caused by your dog and will be charged for excessive cleaning or repairs/replacement of damaged items.
We accept Visa, Mastercard or Discover to hold your reservation.
Feb-April usually requires a min 4 nights rental.
Holidays/Festivals: Reserve within 2 weeks of date - 3 night minimum @ $170/night
Holidays/Festivals: Greater than 3 weeks of date - 4 night minimum @ $170/night
Rates & Rules are subject to change. FL Tax not included.
Please see our website for details.
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Cedar Key Vacations offer lots of rest and relaxation in a quaint, old Florida setting. Activities include birdwatching, photography, inshore & offshore fishing, Cedar Key Nature Photography, Birding, Artistic Pursuits, shopping, kayaking, paddle-boarding, canoes and paddling sports. Cedar Keys is a National Wildlife Refuge and is close to the Lower Suwanee National Refuge too. We love the laid-back, flip-flop community which has more golf-carts than cars. Come see us, you'll love it. Escape to the Florida that time forgot!
Year Purchased: 2005
About the owner: We are '50/60 somethings' new media professionals living in middle Georgia. We love the community of Cedar Key, Florida. Vacationing in comfort with Internet access is a requirement. Don't leave home without it! :-)
Why the Owner Chose Cedar Key:
We started visiting Cedar Key in 1997. An obscure reference to Cedar Key online doing a web search piqued our curiosity and we headed down for a long weekend and fell in love with Cedar Key (and each other!). Cindy used to spend her off season escapes on the Cape or on the Maine coast. After moving to GA, she couldn't find anything that had the old New England funky seaside town feel - where it didn't matter if you dressed for dinner, where there weren't any silly requirements for what shade of blue you could paint on a sign, and where birdwatching was just something you did as a matter of course. Cedar Key met all those requirements and more. No chain stores, lots of 'gone fishing' signs in windows of businesses, restaurants with really good food. We looked for a place to love, found our spot and waited five years for our first condo to be built. We had the pick of the sites. We 'did good' ;- on choosing which unit so we'd have an excellent view. Now almost two decades later, Cedar Key is still our favorite place to escape. We still spend most of our Cedar Key time hanging out on our balcony in Tranquility or Serenity or the fishing dock watching the world go by. And we love renting the condos out to folks and sharing our passion - Cedar Key, Florida.
The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
Renting directly from the owner provides vacationers with the opportunity to ask direct questions like - do you have a hairdryer? Does your toaster do bagels? (Yes!) Do you have a private WiFi account? Can I make calls back to Canada? (Yes! Free long distance in US and Canada!) And of course, we love to help our guests plan their trips to Cedar Key from the quick weekend escape to a long stay for snowbirds. Let us help you enjoy Cedar Key! We regularly talk with guests to offer as much (or as little information as they need) to help them enjoy their vacation. Our roster of 'regulars' makes us feel pretty good that we're successful at being good hosts of Cedar Key Vacation Rentals.
Sunrise in Cedar Key Serenity August 2015 - Vacation Rental in Cedar Key Florida
Good morning! Serenity in Cedar Key Florida catches the dawn light!
View from Serenity's Kitchen - Cedar Key FL VRBO
Cedar Key Serenity's dining area seats 4 at the table, 2 at the bar.
View 2 of Serenity's master bedroom in Cedar Key FL vacation rental.
Serenity's loft bedroom - view of skylight in hallway.
Serenity's Loft:Convertible sofa (double bed) and Convertible Chair (twin)
City Park and Beach is less than a block walk from Serenity in Cedar Key, FL
View of Cedar Key from the Gulf of Mexico - boat rentals are available! Ask us!
Sunset over Cedar Key Dock St. Walk to dining and bars from Serenity - 3 blocks!
Magnificent Frigate Birds seen on Seahorse Key at Cedar Keys NWR FL. Amazing!
View of the NW sky at sunset from Cedar Key FL Serenity's balcony May '12
Welcome! View from Serenity's balcony evening 5/12 - Cedar Key Vacation Rental
View of living area and balcony in Cedar Key Serenity from loft bedroom.
View of Serenity from Balcony French Doors - space to relax in Cedar Key, FL.
Serenity's master bedroom has a king bed with plush mattress and luxury linens.
View from Serenity's Bedroom - the pool is that close. No diving from balcony.
Shared swimming pool! - Cedar Key FL VR - jacuzzi too! Boat cleaning available
Ibis, egrets, herons in the mangroves behind Serenity in Cedar Key, Florida
View of the city of Cedar Key FL from town beach. Walk to town from Serenity.
Boys fishing from private dock at Serenity in Cedar Key, FL
Fishing Charter Captain from Saltwater Assassin cleans fish outside of Serenity
View from Serenity's balcony 12-03-14 - Cedar Key Vacation Condo Rental.
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