Mabel Haardt Cottage in the Heart of Seaside Florida!(12 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:7 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Cottage, 2 Bedrooms + Loft, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 5)
"The Yellow House is one of the first two Seaside Cottages. It served both as the initial residence of Robert and Daryl Davis and as a model home for prospective buyers.
The house is based on prototypes from northwest Florida of which the architect, Robert Davis, had sketches and photographs. The design highlights the pitch and form of the roof which is gabled in the center with a surrounding hip roof covering the porch. The porch faces south to capture the prevailing south-southeast breezes and contributes to the passive solar design of the house by shading it in the summer when the sun is high and allowing the window glass to collect heat in the winter when the sun is low.
The initial concept promoted a large interior living space wrapped by a porch, and over time the porch was filled in as small spaces were enclosed. As gas stoves gained popularity over wood stoves, the kitchen was moved inside, and the same was true of plumbing to accommodate a flush toilet and septic tank. A small bedroom was partitioned off, and the porch is still used to accommodate guests. When originally built, a return air grill at the top of the ceiling allowed for fans to carry the warm air from the central space to the periphery to heat the partitioned spaces."
When you stay in the Mabel Haardt cottage you will be experiencing some of Seaside, Florida's earliest history. This house, only a minute to the beach and a 5 minute walk into the center of town. This two bedroom, two bath cottage is all on one level except for the loft. There is a king bedroom and private bath (tub only) and a double bedroom with a hall bath with shower and side exit. There is also a loft, with a twin bed, overlooking the living room, dining, and kitchen areas. There is a screened, wrap around porch complete with porch swing and rockers.
Living Room: extra long couch and 2rockers, Flatscreen TV/DVD, ceiling fan
/dining table with seating for four
Breakfast bar seats four
Kitchen: (first floor) fully equipped kitchen, wood floors, two ceiling fans, gas Wolf Duel Fuel 6 burner range
Master Bedroom: king-size bed, ceiling fan, adjoins to large connecting bath with tub (no shower) and double vanity sink, bedroom and bath adjoining to back deck
Guest Bedroom: queen bed, wood floors, ceiling fan, hall bath with shower only (dual shower head), adjoins to the front of the wraparound porch, Flatscreen TV with cable
Loft: twin-size bed
Day Bed: twin-size built-in between kitchen areas
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Member since: 2007
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5
- King size beds (1), Queen (1), Single Beds (2)
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- DVD Player
- Video Library
- Away From It All
- Health/Beauty Spa
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Bird Watching
- Miniature Golf
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Beach View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Pier Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer
- Linens Provided
- Living Room:
- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils
- Ice Maker
- Pantry Items:
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My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning fee $200 + tax
- Tax Rate 11.5%
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Year Purchased: 1992
About the owner: My grandmother, Mabel Haardt, purchased this house for me in 1992, when I was only 3 years old. She maintained until her death in 2003. Now I manage it with my mother Anton Haardt. I live in Charleston, South Carolina and visit my cottage often with a hands-on personal interest.
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Mabel Haardt Cottage
A perfect spot for newspaper and coffee in the mornings!
A private outdoor teak dining experience with overhead lighted ceiling fan
New linen sofa May of 2015
Newly installed 2015 Wolf Duel Fuel 6 burner Range (convection oven/ gas top)
Day bed of main house
Master Bedroom (king) New bedding 2016
Wide spaced double vanity with swivel mirrors
The Tupelo beach Pavilion offers amazing views at at mere 50 paces away
4 brand new beach cruisers Included!
Candle lit porch dining area complete with teak seating for 6
Open floor plan centered around wood burning stove with a new 55" 4G smart TV
New kitchen remodel 2016 countertops, fixtures and appliances
view of kitchen from back entrance
2nd [prep] kitchen off main
Guest Bed room w/ cable TV New Bedding 2016
2016 Double vanity marble top with brand new fixtures!
back patio has grill, outdoor shower, and washing station.
Sweethaardt guest house available at additional cost
This listing was first published here in 2007.
Date last modified - Tuesday, February 21, 2017
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