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Comfy Adirondack Chairs for early sunrise viewing or shaded cocktails at dusk.

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Last updated: 02/22/2017
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  • Minimum stay:7-30 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Dunedin “Cottage” has Everything Needed to Relax

THIS PROPERTY IS AVAILABLE FOR EXTENDED STAY MAY 1, 2017 TO FEBRUARY 1, 2018! Please inquire for discounted extended-stay rates.

Get away to a quaint, quiet, well-built bargain of a holiday cottage. You’ll likely want to read a book on the “dock” deck overlooking a tranquil pond that hosts a nearly private island.

The well-insulated newly-updated air-conditioned cottage accommodations include two comfortable queen size bedrooms, a bathroom with a beautifully tiled walk-in shower, a great room with hardwood floors and an HD TV and (free) high-speed internet, a lanai (aka Florida Room) for dining overlooking the pond, and a well-equipped kitchen (with an LP gas stove). The kitchen is equipped with an oven/stove & microwave, dishes & cooking utensils, full-size refridge & freezer, toaster & coffee maker.

All bath & bed linens provided. If you must do that load of laundry, you have access to a washer & dryer right near the kitchen.

The park has three swimming pools for your use, one of which is heated.

Within walking distance is the cozy Dunedin downtown area, where you’ll find art galleries, restaurants with patio dining and unique shops. Two public golf courses are nearby or get in your car for fun restaurants in Palm Harbor or Clearwater and nightlife in South Tampa, Ybor City and Hyde Park.

For the restless ones, the Tampa Aquarium, Tampa Zoo, Busch Gardens, Adventure Island and St. Pete Museums are easily accessible.

For physical exercise, pick-up the 54 mile Pinellas Trail just a short ½ mile bike ride from the cottage or drive 10 minutes to the famous Clearwater Beach or Honeymoon and Caladesi Island State Parks for beaching, swimming, snorkeling, sailing, wind-surfing, jet-skiing and kayaking.

The Dunedin area enjoys near perfect weather, with an average winter high of 80 degrees and a winter low of 62 degrees. Average rainfall is 50 inches per year with the usual summertime afternoon showers.

Back at the cottage around sunset, enjoy dinner at a picnic table at the island pavilion overlooking the water. This little get-away is a refreshing alternative to the crowded high-rise condos.

Check the availability on the calendar. This cottage is in demand, so book now for your summer/fall get-away.
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Owner

Member since: 2014

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 02/22/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    40...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1

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  • Bedroom 2

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  • Fresh linens, comfy mattresses & pillows, two bedside tables with reading lamps, a/c unit controlled by bedroom occupants, ceiling fan, electric fireplace for ambiance and heat (when needed), carpeted. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1

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  • Newly renovated, stand-up shower, commode, good pressure for hot running water, plenty of light. ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • We will gladly make recommendations for local hairdresser, nail salon, masseuse, Chiropractor, dry cleaner, restaurants, dance venues, bicycle rental, and tours. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Near The Ocean:

    Honeymoon Island beaches are <10 min (and certainly within biking distance) from cottage. World-famous Clearwater Beach is a 15 min drive. ...moreless

  • Village:

    Dunedin is a quaint village with 20+ unique independent (non-chain) restaurants and many gift shops, bars, ice cream and other proprietors....moreless

  • Water View:

    Private pond view from deck. ...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Our deck overlooks a small tranquil pond. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Six foot long heavy wood table seats 8+ when bench is used. Add two leaves and table is 8' long. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Individually controlled room units in all four rooms...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Full capacity in shed area directly adjacent to kitchen...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Two electric fireplaces - one in master bedroom, the second in the lanai / dining room. Often used strictly for ambiance, sometimes for added warmth. ...moreless

  • Garage:

    Covered carport...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    30 mgs download speed ...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    hardwood floors, comfy sofa (will sleep a 7' tall human comfortably), computer desk, bar and counter space, storage cabinets. ...moreless

  • Parking:

    Room for one vehicle in carport - guests can park in overflow parking near pool...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    bath towels only - please bring your favorite beach towel...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Full capacity in shed area directly adjacent to kitchen...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Full service for 8+ including platters, coffee mugs, and specialty glasses...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    well lighted - decent counter space...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    LP gas oven/stove with broiler...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    pitchers, serving bowls, ...moreless

Outside

  • Bicycles:

    Bicycles are available for rent nearby at Dunedin Cyclery. ...moreless

  • Boat:

    nearby...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Front porch is a deck with freshly painted Adirondack furniture and pillows. ...moreless

  • Golf:

    nearby...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    nearby...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Front (blue) room of house is considered our private lanai. Additional picnic pavilion across road on Tiki Isle. ...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Minimal lawn adjacent to cottage - maintained by Park....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    George Foreman electric grill at cottage. ...moreless

  • Tennis:

    nearby...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Lake Haven Community has three pools on site. One is heated. Proper tags for access to pool areas are hanging on key rack adjacent to kitchen door. ...moreless

  • Heated Pool
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2017
Apr 30 - Oct 31, 2017
7 night min stay

$770 $1,800
Winter 2017-18
Nov 1 - Apr 28, 2018
30 night min stay

$3,600
Summer 2018
Apr 29 - Nov 3, 2018
7 night min stay

$770 $1,800
My Standard Rate
30 night min stay

$3,600
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $99
  • Cleaning $100
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 12%

Notes:

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Rate discounts are available for rentals of 6 months or longer.


Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.


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Last updated: 02/22/2017
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Location

0.3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Diagonal across Main Street intersection
0.3 Miles
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Diagonal across Main Street intersection

Car: Recommended

Toronto Blue Jays hold their Spring Training Camp in Dunedin.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2014

About the owner: Greg travels abundantly doing his dream job, and I get to tag along (often to really wonderful places) ... until sometimes I cough 'Uncle' and I retreat to La Petite Auberge Creamerie. Our primary residence is in the Atlanta area (although we both have our roots in the midwest) and we both love getting away to our 'cottage'.

Why the Owner Chose Lake Haven, Dunedin, FL, USA:
We've always wanted a little get-away near the beach - and this one provides us the best of all worlds: an easy car drive from Atlanta (and a hop, skip & jump to the Tampa airport), plenty of culture, shopping & activities, the Gulf breeze, beautifully renovated cottage, good amenities and affordability! We'd love to share it with you.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Quietude, solitude, comfort, informal living, affordability, convenience, and close proximity to any beach/water/outdoor activity you would want! Best of all, no elevators and noisy neighbors!


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 02/22/2017

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Photos

  • Comfy Adirondack Chairs for early sunrise viewing or shaded cocktails at dusk.

    Comfy Adirondack Chairs for early sunrise viewing or shaded cocktails at dusk.

  • The bridge across the road to our &#39;nearly&#39; private island

    The bridge across the road to our 'nearly' private island

  • &#39;Curt&#39; our pet Heron.

    'Curt' our pet Heron.

  • &#39;Wayne-ski the Crane-ski&#39;

    'Wayne-ski the Crane-ski'

  • Curt is extra friendly.

    Curt is extra friendly.

  • Lanai multi-purpose room

    Lanai multi-purpose room

  • East-facing deck catches the morning sunrise and the afternoon shade.

    East-facing deck catches the morning sunrise and the afternoon shade.

  • Washer/dryer &amp; wash tub area just off kitchen.

    Washer/dryer & wash tub area just off kitchen.

  • TV Viewing

    TV Viewing

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Well-lighted kitchen is well-equipped, clean &amp; efficient.

    Well-lighted kitchen is well-equipped, clean & efficient.

  • Our &#39;nearly&#39; private island (community pavilion shared with the park residents)

    Our 'nearly' private island (community pavilion shared with the park residents)

  • Taking a rest during a bike ride on the Pinellas Trail

    Taking a rest during a bike ride on the Pinellas Trail

  • Breakfast on Tiki Isle

    Breakfast on Tiki Isle

  • We highly recommend Clearwater Beach Segway Adventures - a great way to tour.

    We highly recommend Clearwater Beach Segway Adventures - a great way to tour.

  • Our &#39;Captain&#39;s Mess Hall&#39;!

    Our 'Captain's Mess Hall'!

  • Welcome.

    Welcome.

  • Tiled bath - walk-in shower - well lighted

    Tiled bath - walk-in shower - well lighted

  • Main Living Area includes breakfast bar and computer desk

    Main Living Area includes breakfast bar and computer desk

  • Lanai, Dining Room - all purpose room.  Table opens to seat 8

    Lanai, Dining Room - all purpose room. Table opens to seat 8

VRBO #577020

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Wednesday, February 22, 2017

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