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Sea Shell Sanctuary - 2 Person Golf Cart, 4 Bicycles Booking Now for Summer

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Last updated: 03/31/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

House, 2 Bedrooms + 1 Convertible queen sofa bed, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6 )

Perched in the trees. Watch the ospreys eye to eye. Nature lover's delight. Very private, secluded. Relax from the cares of the world.

Fully furnished with all quality furnishings including comfortable beds, three sofas and fresh linens, Sea Shell Sanctuary is ideal for a peaceful and relaxing vacation.

Located on a quiet street with a delightful water view, from the swing bench you can watch the fish jumping in the bayou and a variety of birds feeding on the covered porch.

While we are not direct waterfront, you have an unobstructed view of the tidal marsh with its myriad of wild life.

Included with the rental are the use of the golf cart ( subject to conditions of use ) plus four bicycles. We have two kayaks, available for use. We provide car carriers, bring your own transport. Additional kayak rentals are available at launch area in City Park, less than one mile from the house.

In Cedar Key experience the historic downtown area with its quaint buildings, two local museums, art galleries, boutique shops and a delicious selection of good seafood restaurants.

From the city marina, hire a boat for fishing or dolphin watching around the nearby islands. Go birding and check out up to 250 species from ospreys to pelicans, redbirds and shorebirds.

Explore Shell Mound and the Cedar Key Scrub protected zone, or up to the famous Suwannee River, all within an easy drive.

Then back to Sea Shell Sanctuary for a nice relaxing time, ready for your next Cedar Key adventure here on the beautiful Old Florida Nature Coast.

Come, slip away, we won't tell anyone where you are. In fact, your cell phone may not work, but if you MUST stay in touch there is a telephone for incoming and local outgoing calls. We also offer Dish TV, DSL, both wired and secured wireless.

Sea Shell Sanctuary IS the place to rediscover YOUR inner peace.

Keywords: House, golf cart, marsh view, birds, birdwatching, porch
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Member since: 2007

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 03/31/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 1200 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    No smoking inside the house and porch please...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    small pets only, please...moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Guests can use the golf cart subject to specific conditions on usage - full details supplied on request...moreless


  • Books:

    Selection of fiction, non-fiction, history, travel books and childrens books...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable


  • Away From It All


  • Churches
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Paddle Boating
  • Shelling
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    New aircon system October 2015...moreless

  • Broadband Access:

    DSL. Wired or wireless, just plug in, or type the password, and you can reach out to the world while lazing in Paradise....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Yes part of new ac system...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Contains the sofa bed also...moreless

  • Parking:

    Parking under house and on semi circular drive...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    laundry soap included...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    YES, we offer wireless...moreless


  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    completely furnished, including kettle...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven


  • Balcony
  • Bicycles:

    Plus a Little Tikes bike trailer and a small girls bike up to age 8...moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    just 30 minute drive to Chiefland Golf and Country Club, 18 hole course...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    2 single sit-on-top kayaks,paddles plus 2 adult and 1 child's buoyancy aids available ...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill


Write a review 4.6
from 17 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$990 $2,970
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Pet Fee $35
  • Cleaning $60
  • Tax Rate 9%


Events and major holidays require three night minimum. Deposit of $200 required at booking, personal checks and cash. Please make all checks payable to Nature Coast Realty, Inc.

$200 deposit required to hold rental reservation Cancellation requests made 30 days or more prior to the rental will be honored and the deposit refunded, less a $50 processing fee Cancellation requests made within 30 days of the rental will result in a cancellation fee of the $200 deposit paid To avoid cancellation fees we suggest the renter takes out suitable travel insurance

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Last updated: 03/31/2017
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70 Miles
Nearest Airport
GNV, 1.5 hours, TPA, 2.5 hours
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Big Deck Raw Bar, Island Hotel
30 Miles
Nearest Golf
Chiefland Golf and Country
24 Miles
Nearest Motorway
US 19/98
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Island Room, Tony's, Ken's Keyside, Annie's Cafe
1.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
City Park beach

Car: Recommended

Located in Florida's Nature Coast, Cedar Key has stunning wild life and NATURAL beauty. Not for us sterile white beaches, we have wild life filled tidal marshes, Florida scrub hiking trails, beautiful sawgrass expanses for kayaking, in short, all the beauty you've only HEARD about. Come experience it for YOURSELF.


Manager info

Year Purchased: 2007

About: Sea Shell Sanctuary is our home in the USA. We are residents of the UK, coming to the States when possible. We enjoy bird watching, wildlife viewing, canoeing, bicycling and found the perfect home to do all. Across the street from Osprey Cove, we are able to watch the REAL Florida from our balcony, golf cart or bicycle into town, enjoy the historic downtown, and be home in time for tea.

Why Cedar Key, FL, USA:
Cedar Key is home to Cedar Keys National Wildlife Refuge; the Refuge consists of 13 islands ranging in size from 1 to 120 acres, totaling 762 acres. We kayak to many and enjoy viewing the wading birds, shorebirds, fish, manatees, bald eagles, ospreys, crabs, and even some reptiles. When not wildlife watching, we enjoy bicycle riding. With the entire island of Cedar Key being .91 sq. mile (2.35 sq. km), we can ride anywhere within 20 minutes.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Cedar Key is 60 miles (96.5 km) WSW of Gainesville Florida, 2.5 hours north of Tampa, and a 3 hour drive from Orlando. Close enough for a day trip to all the Florida 'attractions', yet far enough to experience the true nature of Florida. There are no high rises, no congestion, no traffic jams; there are friendly locals, locally owned and managed shops and art galleries, yet no chain restaurants nor chain stores. We are able to savour life, take a deep breath, remember how life is supposed to be.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 03/31/2017

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Guestbook comments from the property manager

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  • Aerial view downtown Cedar Key

    Aerial view downtown Cedar Key

  • Front porch with bench swing

    Front porch with bench swing

  • View from the drive

    View from the drive

  • Inside


  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • City beach

    City beach

  • Downtown


  • All u can eat local seafood

    All u can eat local seafood

  • Redbird on our feeder

    Redbird on our feeder

  • Cedar Keys another secluded island beach

    Cedar Keys another secluded island beach

  • just a kayak trip away, on Atsena Otie

    just a kayak trip away, on Atsena Otie

  • View to front of house

    View to front of house

  • Golf cart

    Golf cart

  • 4 bikes plus 1 bike trailer and 2 complete kayaks available

    4 bikes plus 1 bike trailer and 2 complete kayaks available

  • Lounge area

    Lounge area

  • Twin bedroom

    Twin bedroom

  • State Park Museum down the street

    State Park Museum down the street

  • Sailboat time

    Sailboat time

  • Local osprey

    Local osprey

  • Another Cedar Keys local island beach just a kayak trip away.

    Another Cedar Keys local island beach just a kayak trip away.

  • white pelicans in January

    white pelicans in January

  • Manatees at Manatee Springs  - Nov to April

    Manatees at Manatee Springs - Nov to April

VRBO #156219

This listing was first published here in 2007.

Date last modified - Monday, April 17, 2017

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