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Bayfront Cottage Along Dona Bay, Great Views and Private Dock

(13 Reviews)

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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

Beautiful views from this bayfront cottage. New paint, furniture, and 47' LCD hi def tv are just a part of the amenities. This modest and clean cottage lies along the northern shore line of Dona Bay, enjoying the same views and setting as the neighborhood of multi million dollar homes. The views and atmosphere are spectacular.

The recently remodeled cottage has two bedrooms. One with a pillowtop queen bed and the other with two single beds that could be put together as one big bed. Each bedroom has cable tv. There is also a separate dining room, an eat in kitchen, living room, laundry, and two baths. It has Verizon FIOS 47' hi def tv and high speed wireless internet. The home sits about 50 feet off the shore line providing up close waterfront views from most rooms of the cottage. The home has it's own private boat dock with a boat lift. Rental boats nearby.

Enjoy boating, fishing or crabbing on your private dock with boat lift. Canoe or kayak from Oscar Scherer State Park. Boat rentals nearby. Beaches within 1.5 miles. Bicycle to the beach or public tennis courts, which are both about one and a half mile away.

Many fine restaurants in the area. Many beautiful golf courses to choose from. Rent a boat, windsurf, parasail or charter fishing nearby. Shell and shark's tooth hunt on the famous Casperson Beach. A ten minute drive to Sarasota and 50 minutes to Tampa (Busch Gardens and Adventure Island), and 1 hour 45 minutes to all of the Orlando attractions. Yes, I mean Disney and much more.

There is no smoking permitted on the property, inside or outside. Pets may be accepted with additional fee and deposit OR credit card on file.

The cottage is the downstairs unit of a duplex. The upstairs unit is rented from the first week of January through the end of March to a couple in their 70 s with a standard poodle. They have been renting the upstairs unit for fifteen consecutive years. I live next door and can assure you they are a quiet couple and the dog rarely barks. Otherwise, I would not have had them as my neighbor and tenant for the last fifteen years. The upstairs is not occupied during any of the remaining months. It is then like a single family house from April through early January.



Keywords: Bayfront cottage, house, villa, casita
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Owner

Member since: 2006

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 01/11/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Brand new 47' hi def television with verizon fios in living room and each of the two bedrooms. High speed wireless internet service included....moreless

Entertainment

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

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Oceanfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Racquetball
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Large dining room table with six chairs. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Couch, love seat, chair, 47' hi def TV with DVR (Verizon FIOS)...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen:

    large, eat-in kitchen plus separate dining room with large table for six or more....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Peak Season and Holidays
Dec 16 - Apr 30, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,100 $3,500
Non Peak
May 1 - Dec 15, 2017
2 night min stay
$150
$800 $2,500
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $75 + tax
  • cleaning fee $75 + tax
  • Tax Rate 12%

Notes:

Pet fee applies per pet accepted. If bringing a pet, please provide the breed and weight of each pet. Owner reserves the right to refuse any pet for any reason.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Owner info

Year Purchased: 1996

About the owner: We live next door and have since 1994. We bought the cottage as a rental and have enjoyed meeting different people over the years. You can rest assured that the cottage guests will be well taken care of without ever me being an intrusion. We take pride in the cottage being next to our family home and we go above and beyond to keep every guest happy. If there is a problem, let me know so we can do our best to remedy it.

Why the Owner Chose Nokomis, FL, USA:
Did you see the views?

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Again, did you see the views?


Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 01/11/2017

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Photos

  • view from cottage

    view from cottage

  • exterior of the cottage

    exterior of the cottage

  • Living Room other angle

    Living Room other angle

  • Dining Room, seats six plus and has great views of the bay

    Dining Room, seats six plus and has great views of the bay

  • First bedroom, another angle, with dresser and 27" tv

    First bedroom, another angle, with dresser and 27" tv

  • Picnic area in back yard     cottage is just steps to the bay and boatdock

    Picnic area in back yard cottage is just steps to the bay and boatdock

  • bathroom two

    bathroom two

  • Beautiful Venice Beach just one mile away, and Nokomis Beach also one mile away

    Beautiful Venice Beach just one mile away, and Nokomis Beach also one mile away

  • Fishing/Boat Dock and Boatlift

    Fishing/Boat Dock and Boatlift

  • Living Room showing spectacular water views out window, 47" LCD hd tv/dvd / dvr

    Living Room showing spectacular water views out window, 47" LCD hd tv/dvd / dvr

  • Large kitchen with dinette for four (no dishwasher)

    Large kitchen with dinette for four (no dishwasher)

  • Bedroom 1 with Pillowtop Queen and 27" cable tv, dresser, night stands

    Bedroom 1 with Pillowtop Queen and 27" cable tv, dresser, night stands

  • Second bedroom with two twin beds, dresser and 27" tv.

    Second bedroom with two twin beds, dresser and 27" tv.

  • bathroom one

    bathroom one

  • sunset at the beach  memories for a lifetime

    sunset at the beach memories for a lifetime

VRBO #216593

This listing was first published here in 2008.

Date last modified - Monday, January 16, 2017

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