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  • Cheryle Chandler @ cchandler9011@comcast.net

    "We loved our stay in Clove Cottage. It was beautiful, and Trish A. was so accommodating and made for a pleasant hostess. We will be back!"
    Guest: Cheryle C. Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: May 29, 2014
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  • Country relaxation with all the ease of home

    "Spent a lovely three days at the cottages. It was so quiet and so peaceful that I felt like we were a million miles away. A lovely country setting near many natural attractions. A paddler's paradise. The cottages are neat, clean, and stocked with everything you need. Just bring your groceries and kick back and relax. Colleen is very helpful and easy to work with. If you will be visiting this area, do yourself a favor and skip the hotel in favor of the cottages. You'll be glad you did."
    Guest: Cynthia P. Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: November 27, 2014
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  • Just sit back and enjoy the view!

    "My daughter and I stayed here for a whole month in November. Eagle's View is a waterfront Rye Key home on stilts overlooking a beautiful area bursting with wildlife. Rye Key is a gated community on Cedar Key near the Museum State Park; it is extremely safe and private. The house was very clean when we got there. There is a great room with high ceilings, an open kitchen, fridge, microwave, oven, dishwasher, plenty of plates/cups/cookware, big screen tv, comfy couch with a pet cover on it, and plenty of chairs for sitting. You get to sit on the couch inside and look out at the great view or sit outside on the enormous deck or inside the screened porch. The two bedrooms are far apart on each side of the house for privacy. Each bedroom has its own bathroom. The master bedroom has a comfortable king-sized bed. We brought our own tv/blu-ray player to put in the bedroom, and a tv/dvd player are provided for you in the great room so you can watch movies and look out at the sunset over the marsh at the same time. Only nitpick would be cable reception, but great internet is far more important to us, and internet was very good, so shows we are decades-dependent on like soaps for me/Letterman for my daughter can be streamed online at the show websites. There is a washing machine/dryer in the closet as you come in. We really like the way the house is designed. Obviously a stilt home is going to have stairs so please keep that in mind if you have an elderly or disabled family member or friend or dog who might have trouble going up stairs. I am an 84-year-old widow, and our German Shepherd is about that in dog years, so it was a relief to know we both made it up the stairs just fine. There is plenty of parking space underneath and a storage room with bicycles, but we ended up renting a golf cart the whole time. A golf cart is expensive to rent for a month but mandatory; Rye Key is not comfortable walking distance from the downtown area, and it is much more pleasant to drive around Cedar Key in a golf cart than in a car unless it is chilly. There were many chilly days in November but many sunny days/warm days, too, and if you are there for a month, you are going to want a variety of weather anyway. We both loved being here, and we do hope to return one day again and again for as long as possible (especially if a golf cart is included HINT HINT :-)! Highly recommended!"
    Guest: Susan B. Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: January 6, 2015
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  • Great place to unwind!

    "This was our third winter vacation rental in Cedar Key and Ada's Anchor Point Cottage is our favorite! We felt at home as soon as we walked in the door. The house is very well appointed. The kitchen is stocked with plenty of dishes, cookware and spices ... and there is a huge outside grill. The couches were comfortable and there were good reading lamps. She has a good selection of books, games and videos. The bed was very comfortable and the linens were of great quality ... always nice to have in a rental property. The large porch has a nice table and chairs and has doggie gates .. although we didn't use it as much as we had hoped since January is still on the cool side! The location is very private, at the end of a dead end road and next to Cemetery Point Park, a wonderful place to walk. Easy parking and very few stairs to get into the house. We love the laid-back, simple life of Cedar Key ...... as in No Glitz .... and look forward to returning next year."
    Guest: Althea and Don Date of Stay: January 2015 Review Submitted: February 25, 2015
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Florida North Central Travel Tips

North Florida Vacation Rentals Provide Plenty of Fun

North Florida is less well-known than the Panhandle and the beaches further south in Florida but it is a charming area with rolling hills, horse farms and small coastal communities. Popular during the winter with snowbirds and retirees, the area has plenty to see and do and most places are within a 90-minute pleasant drive of either coast.

Staying in North Florida Vacation Rentals

Renting a North Florida vacation home is the perfect way to enjoy a relaxed, do-as-you-please vacation. Homes are comfortably furnished and equipped to a high standard with dishwashers, full-size refrigerators, microwave and washer/dryer. With a dining area, living area with TV, and as many bedrooms and bathrooms as you choose, there is plenty of space for even the largest family to spread out. Whether you are looking for a condo, cabin or beach house, the choice of vacation rentals is extensive. Added amenities include hot tubs, swimming pools, games rooms, bicycles and more, depending upon each individual unit. You can choose one that completely suits your needs.

Things to do in North Florida

North Central Florida has a host of attractions and activities for visitors of all ages. The small towns offer shopping, sightseeing, museums, theaters, antiquing, architecture and historical sites. The many lakes, rivers and natural springs are great places for swimming, snorkeling, kayaking, fishing, bird-watching and boating. The national forests and state parks in the area provide wildlife viewing, hiking, biking and hunting opportunities. With seasonal festivals and local events in the area, visitors can be as busy as they wish. Alternatively, North Florida is the perfect place to chill out and do nothing at all.

Places to Visit From North Florida Condos

The university city of Gainesville is a beautiful city to explore. The historic downtown area has some interesting history and great restaurants. The Florida Museum of Natural History, the Butterfly Museum, and the Hippodrome State Theater are all great places to visit. Nearby are the famous Kanapaha Gardens with beautiful lakes and gardens for strolling around.

Tallahassee is the state capital of Florida and has a downtown Capital Building, Imax theater and many shopping malls. The quaint towns of Havana, Monticello and Quincy are great places to visit for a bite to eat and to browse around the local shops and antique stores. Wakulla Springs State Park, Silver Springs and Green Cove Springs offer a host of water-based activities. Just beyond Tallahassee is the Apalachicola National Forest.

Cedar Key is a delightful community on the west coast of North Florida. It is surrounded by the Cedar Keys National Wildlife Refuge which has extensive colonies of nesting birds including roseate spoonbills, pelicans, skimmers, storks and other shore birds. The small streets around the docks have many restaurants and art and craft shops, and the artists are happy to chat with visitors about their work and what brought them to this lovely area.

Getting to North Florida Resorts

North Florida is within easy driving distance from North and South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama and further afield. Those choosing to fly to the area will find plenty of daily flights available to one of the international airports at Jacksonville, Daytona Beach or Orlando. Driving to your vacation rental in North Florida along the scenic roads and byways is very easy in this uncrowded area.

North Florida Weather

The climate is warm and sunny for most of the year but winters do have chilly spells with overnight temperatures below freezing. Winters are mostly dry with average daytime temperatures around 20 C (68 F) while summers reach a hot and humid 31 C (90 F) during July and August. These months also get the most rainfall in short but heavy afternoon showers.

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