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Cozy Cottage on Antique Row in West Palm Beach

Bedrooms 1
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Cottage, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

Your cozy cottage on Antique Row is waiting for you! We are located in the Historic District of Southland Park on the south side of West Palm Beach, 2 blocks from the Intercoastal Waterway. Rates include all taxes.

The cottage apartment is on the second floor, and has one bedroom with queen bed, living room, full bathroom, and eat-in kitchen.The upstairs living room has a double sized sofa bed. (Larger groups can also rent the downstairs studio, which sleeps 2.) Guests have full access to garden patio, grill, fire pit, laundry room, and off-street parking. We can lend you golf clubs

We are pet friendly and our garden is gated to keep them safe. The Intercoastal Waterway has a beautiful walking/biking trail. Good restaurants (including 4 dog friendly ones!) and dozens of great antique shops are within walking distance. It’s a treat to walk around our historic neighborhood, with its Spanish style bungalows and tropical gardens.

Palm Beach County is a Chamber of Commerce dream. Drive along the waterfront to Historic Downtown Palm Beach, West Palm Beach, Lake Worth and Delray Beach where hundreds of restaurants and world-class attractions are minutes from your home away from home. With its superb weather and countless attractions, there is a reason why people who could live anywhere in the world choose Palm Beach County.

Within 3 blocks:

-50+ Antique Stores

-15 Restaurants (4 dog-friendly!)

-Liquor Store

-Convenience Stores

-Intercoastal Waterway

Within 8 blocks:

-Grocery Store


-Bridge to Beach

Within 20 minutes:

30+ Golf Courses, Sport fishing, Diving, Beaches, Tennis, Biking/Hiking Trails, Water parks, Zoo, South Florida Science Center and Aquarium, Mounts Botanical Garden, Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, Ann Norton Sculpture Garden, Norton Art Museum, Casinos, Casino Cruises, Day Cruises to the Bahamas, Dog Parks, Drive along A1A and Billionaire's Row, and much more!

Keywords: Cottage; Pet Friendly; Golf; Water sports; Pool; Beach; Fishing

More Details

Grenville M. Dodge
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 16, 2017

About Grenville M. Dodge

I am a retired landscape designer, yacht captain, and cabinet maker and have lived in this West Palm Beach home for 26 years. I am only the second owner of this 1922 historic home. I can direct you to pretty much any area activity that interests you!

Grenville M. Dodge purchased this cottage in 1990

Why Grenville M. Dodge chose Central Park

Historical neighborhood; Access to any water sport you can think of; Golf lovers dream locale; Hip downtown; World class parks, zoos, botanical garden, ecotourism destinations, museums.

What makes this cottage unique

Historic district is perfect for walking, most houses were built in the 1920s. Very safe and friendly neighborhood.


Central Park Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 12:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Pets considered ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Near The Ocean
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen Bed (1); TV; AC
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Golf Clubs
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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(23 traveler reviews)

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Cozy Cottage on Antique Row in West Palm Beach
average rating of 4.652174 based on 23 reviews

I didn't want to check out!

  • 5 of 5

I'm driving across country on a move from DC Metro to the Pacific Northwest and made a 3 night stop in West Palm Beach to visit my father. I stumbled upon The Cozy Cottage during the early days of my trip planning and, after looking at a lot of hotels and other rentals, I kept coming back to the cottage because the place looked perfect for my needs... fenced yard, nice landscaping, cute looking interior, full kitchen, great location for walking to shopping/food/park..., room for both my daughter and me to sleep, and PET FRIENDLY! From the moment I booked I wasn't disappointed:

- Grenville ("Grenny") called me the day I booked my stay to introduce himself and see what I needed. Who does that these days?! We chatted easily and he made me feel confident in my choice.

- Grenny texted me a day prior to arrival to get my ETA so he could meet me out front and show me in. I would not get such personal service anywhere else, yet it was not overwhelming.

- He met me out front when I drove up. He has someone living below the cottage (Harley) who works for him and both of them helped me to get settled. I had driven two long days and had my hands full with 2 dogs, a young daughter, and a bunny rabbit (that I forgot to mention when I booked). We were welcomed like family. (Sidenote: my husband is already settled in our new home and is very concerned about the well being of his 5 girls. I couldn't have felt safer!)

- Grenny gave suggestions and directions for everything I needed: dog friendly restaurants, a wonderful park to take my daughter and the dogs, drugstores, Publix, etc.

- While there I was able to enjoy the yard alone or with company. I had everything I needed and the cottage was cozy!

- BONUS: his dog Buddy is so friendly with other dogs AND both he and Harley helped me with my dogs and anything else I needed throughout my stay. Although I do not know if they welcome ALL bunnies, mine is litter box trained and super clean, so she was welcomed too!

I write this review as I sit in an expensive and very nice hotel in Pensacola after checking out this morning. My room is nice, the bedding top notch, a fitness center, free breakfast, a pool... yet I miss my stay at the Cozy Cottage. If you want a fancy hotel with your dogs, get that. If you want a place where you feel like you could stay for weeks and it instantly feels like home, I suggest The Cozy Cottage.

Melissa, Reagan, Monroe, Laila, and Easter

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great guests! First bunny visit we've had. Looking forward to their return. Always happy to hear that people feel welcome here, that's our primary goal.
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Super cute and comfy! Pretty gardens and friendly guests and Grenny was adorable and a great host!!

  • 5 of 5

I loved the location, the restaurants and area was really unique!! I felt welcome and at home in the cottage! It was cute and typical Florida style, simple and mid century kinda look!! Over all I enjoyed my stay!!

  • Submitted: Dec 12, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great guest, welcome always!
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Not as Advertised

  • 2 of 5

Very disappointed. Hot tub did not work, pool had algae. Glad I did not bring my Jack Russell, the yard would not have contained her. In addition, the location is right in the flight path of Palm Beach Airport, and could hear the train horn as it went thru each intersection at night.

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The hot tub was not working when these guests arrived. I offered to have it repaired it immediately but unfortunately they decided to leave. I did not charge them for the balance of their reservation. Also, because the hot tub and heated pool are not consistently reliable, I have decided to stop offering this amenity to guests. As for algae in the pool, this is the first I heard of this! The pool is cleaned weekly and I have never seen algae in it. I warmly welcome guests' dogs and provide a garden and lawn surrounded by a picket fence so that pets can explore safely. No dog has escaped the yard yet, but perhaps it could happen with a tiny dog who fits between pickets. Please read my other reviews! All other guests report a very positive experience both for them and for their dogs.
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Travel Nurse's Retreat

  • 5 of 5

I had the pleasure of staying at this wonderful West Palm Beach retreat from May - August 2016. I absolutely fell in love with South Florida thanks to Grenny and The Gang... I travel with my 5 year old Shitzu named Oreo. He absolutely had the best time hanging out with Buddy. The place was very safe and that's very important when traveling alone. I loved the upstairs apartment it had everything you could possibly need for your stay. The grounds are just as beautiful as the pictures. I can't wait to get back!!!

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful place to stay

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I and our two large dogs stayed at the Cozy Cottage for 10 nights Grenny (and Buddy, too) welcomed us warmly. The cottage was pleasant, clean, and very nice and was furnished with everything you might need. The courtyard is beautiful and so relaxing. It is totally fenced in too so pets are safe and sound. Grenny was so helpful and accommodating. He was so understanding of our year old rottie puppy who could be a bit of a bull! We truly appreciate Genny sharing his beautiful property with us. We definitely intend to return.

  • Submitted: May 9, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming Cozy Cottage

  • 4 of 5

I stayed in the upper cottage at Cozy Cottage for the whole month of March, 2016 to escape the New England winter. My time there was delightful, as was the cottage. It was very spacious and it included everything I needed, except for my food. ( that includes access to the washer and dryer ). The pictures on the website are a true representation of the courtyard. It is so so charming. And the ability to use the pool next-door is an added benefit.

Grenny, the owner, was a most gracious host. He was helpful in anyway that he could be. He is very knowledgeable about the area. And, he has the most mellow and beautiful yellow lab dog. I fell in love with that dog.

The only downside is that it is on the flight path from Palm Beach international Airport and at times it could be very noisy but, I was able to get used to it.

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2016
  • Stayed: February 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $100

Posted rates include taxes.

Payment by personal check. 50% of total rental amount due upon booking. Final 50% payment due upon arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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