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Charpia Cottage--Beautiful Open Gulf View, Walk Everywhere!

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Beautiful open gulf view from the front porch


Last updated: 03/25/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

Welcome to the Charpia Cottage, a cozy, 2 bedroom cottage built in 1914. We are located in the historic district, 1 block from the town center. The cottage has been completely renovated and restored with all of the comforts of home and a gorgeous gulf view from the screened front porch. We are located in historic Cedar Key...a charming island community. There are many shops, galleries, and museums to explore during your stay, along with boat rides and island tours. You can also enjoy a variety of restaurants and eateries that feature local seafood and entertainment. We now have wireless internet!! Bring your laptop and work or email from our gulf-view front porch!

Our cottage is all on one level for easy access, with a back deck complete with a charcoal grill and 300 year-old oak tree! We are within walking distance to Cedar Key's waterfront shops and restaurants, as well as the historic main drag.

Keywords: one floor, waterview

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Member since: 2010

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 50%
Calendar last updated: 03/25/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 4
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom


  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo


  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Ocean View
  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Swimming


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Cooking Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill


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from 8 traveler reviews
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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$130 $160
Fri, Sat
$800 $2,300
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Last updated: 03/25/2017
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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: We purchased this wonderful cottage several years ago as a quiet escape for our family and friends, some of which also have places in Cedar Key. It is a place where we felt comfortable letting the kids go ride their bikes, wander, and just be kids. . . like we used to. Not many places left like this!! While we enjoy going to close-by islands and coves by boat from Cedar Key (like McCrary Cove on Seahorse Key in the pic above) and Atsena Otie Island just across the main channel or waterway), we also fish quite a bit now as well. Trout and Spanish Mack are the kids favorite things to catch, and we just realized we can scallop in the shallows in Cedar Key, too (in season, of course)!

Why the Owner Chose Cedar Key, FL, USA:
Our property has more character/personality than any other rental you will find, bar none. We have rented other places in Cedar Key (when we have had work being done to our cottage or had family in) and I can honestly say that our place is special. It doesn't FEEL like a rental, which to me, is important. I hope you will try us out!

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
The cottage is one level, which is nice as no hiking up stairs with luggage or groceries! Also one of the most centrally-located places you will find with a waterview. The people watching from our place is great from the front porch--you can watch the boats coming in and going out on the water, as well as everyone who walks or rides their bike down to what we call 'sunset point' just two blocks further down on First Street. Nothing better than pouring a glass of wine or beer and walking to the point with family or friends to watch the sun go down.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 50%
Calendar last updated: 03/25/2017

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  • Beautiful open gulf view from the front porch

    Beautiful open gulf view from the front porch

  • bedroom #1

    bedroom #1

  • family room

    family room

  • bedroom #2

    bedroom #2

VRBO #334153

This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Monday, April 24, 2017

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