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Historic Downtown Cottage Provides Charm and Convenience!

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedrooms, 1 full bath, 1 half bath, sleeps 5-7

Located in the heart of beautiful downtown Pensacola, this charming 1910 cottage provides an elegant and fun base from which to enjoy all that Pensacola has to offer. Walk to antique shops, museums, restaurants, festivals, theaters and the Pensacola Civic Center. Bike through historic North Hill, Old East Hill, and the Bayfront. Minutes from the Naval Air Station, Pensacola Beach and Perdido Key. This lovely home has a nice mix of antiques and modern furnishings and comes fully stocked with everything needed for a relaxing week of vacation or an efficient week of business travel. Your home includes departure housekeeping, wireless internet, daily newspaper, in-room coffee and access to local touring and information guides. Off street parking for five vehicles is included and we can arrange airport pickup for up to 6 passengers for a modest additional charge. If you have any special needs, please ask us for assistance.


Property Manager
Deborah Hughes
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
40%
Calendar last updated:
July 13, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager

We LOVED the house and the neighborhood and will definitely look to stay there again. I honestly can't say what we would complain about???....it was a small TV but we honestly didn't have time to watch it so that didn't bother us either! Everything was perfect!





Thanks, Julie, for these great comments for our future guests It was a pleasure to have you all stay with us! Just so you know, a second, larger TV screen is in the works for 2013.
Jul 2012
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Amenities

Downtown House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Half Bathroom - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single
    Den - 1 sleep sofa /futon
Entertainment:
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(31 traveler reviews)

Historic Downtown Cottage Provides Charm and Convenience!
average rating of 4.7419353 based on 32 reviews
5

Quaint, clean, organized cottage with everything needed!

  • 5 of 5

We were impressed. After thoroughly reading all the reviews, we selected this cottage. It was clean, organized and quaint. We went from room to room surprised at how much room there was. Deborah had more than enough bedding, towels, kitchen items. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very charming house

  • 5 of 5

My family and I loved this little house! It really is much bigger than it looks. Very nicely decorated throughout. Your first impression upon walking in is that you're stepping into another time. It was raining the whole time we were there unfortunately, which was fine because our purpose for coming was to tour the college nearby and the house was so charming we did not mind staying indoors.

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Kentucky
5

Good location and clean

  • 5 of 5

Clean and great location.

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Social Circle, GA
5

Fun old-school house

  • 5 of 5

I loved the old-school no hallway design of the house, the colors, the accoutrements, the location. A few things would make it better: if shower rod had bowed out sides so not so claustrophobic, a bigger kitchen table as not a lot of counter space, and reverse door opening direction on fridge. But I would rent this house again in a heartbeat and recommend it to others; I'm not a fan of condos. I loved Pensacola and the beach!

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bedford, England
5

Lovely property

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Blue la Rua for four nights of our road trip. Deborah was always easy to liaise with and quick to respond.

The property was much bigger than we thought, three bedrooms, and several living areas. The porch at the front and deck at the back of the property were both lovely spaces to chill out.

The property offers easy access to downtown Pensacola, and an easy drive over to the beach.

There is everything you could need in the rental, including beach towels and chairs.

Others I think have mentioned the noise from trains during the night, we heard this on the first night, but after that it never bothered us.

Thanks for our stay!

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Wonderful stay!

  • 4 of 5

We loved it here! We can't wait to come back! It has many amenities and charming living space.

  • Submitted: May 13, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

Downtown House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
High Season
Mar 5 2017 - Nov 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$145
$2,250
 
 
Low Season
Dec 1 2017 - Feb 28 2018
2 night minimum stay
$110
$1,950
 

Additional information about rental rates

Please add to rental cost: 15% tax (state, local, bed, admin) and damage insurance policy ($69) which protects you for up to $3000 in accidental damages. Upon request, guests may substitute a $750 refundable damage deposit in lieu of the $69 policy. Deposit refunded within 48 hours of departure. Departure cleaning is always complimentary!

Make and confirm your reservation using our easy online invoice system, initiated by the owner once you decide to book the cottage. Payment is accepted online via credit card, or PayPal account. Personal checks accepted 60 days in advance of arrival date.

We do not offer a cancellation policy except in the case of emergencies because when we accept your reservation, we turn away others. Please be committed to the rental time period when you make the reservation. Any weather related cancellations are always refunded 100% and with a 10% discount on the rebooking. Thank you!

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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