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SEA SHELL SANCTUARY - GOLF CART BICYCLES 2 KAYAKS ESCAPE WINTER-THIS DEC & JAN

Jennie Pinto

Advertiser since: 2007
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Speaks: english
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Jennie Pinto

Advertiser since: 2007
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
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SEA SHELL SANCTUARY - GOLF CART BICYCLES 2 KAYAKS ESCAPE WINTER-THIS DEC & JAN

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Cedar Key House Rental Photos and Description

House, 2 Bedrooms + 1 Convertible queen sofa bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6 ) 4)

Perched in the trees. Watch the ospreys eye to eye. Nature lover's delight. Very private, secluded. Relax from the cares of the world.

Fully furnished with all quality furnishings including comfortable beds, three sofas and fresh linens, Sea Shell Sanctuary is ideal for a peaceful and relaxing vacation.

Located on a quiet street with a delightful water view, from the swing bench you can watch the fish jumping in the bayou and a variety of birds feeding on the covered porch.

Included with the rental are the use of the golf cart ( subject to conditions of use ) plus four bicycles. We have two kayaks, available for use. We provide car carriers, bring your own transport. Additional kayak rentals are available at launch area in City Park, less than one mile from the house.

In Cedar Key experience the historic downtown area with its quaint buildings, two local museums, art galleries, boutique shops and a delicious selection of good seafood restaurants.

From the city marina, hire a boat for fishing or dolphin watching around the nearby islands. Go birding and check out up to 250 species from ospreys to pelicans, redbirds and shorebirds.

Explore Shell Mound and the Cedar Key Scrub protected zone, or up to the famous Suwannee River, all within an easy drive.

Then back to Sea Shell Sanctuary for a nice relaxing time, ready for your next Cedar Key adventure here on the beautiful Old Florida Nature Coast.

Come, slip away, we won't tell anyone where you are. In fact, your cell phone may not work, but if you MUST stay in touch there is a telephone for incoming and local outgoing calls. We also offer Dish TV, DSL, both wired and secured wireless.

Sea Shell Sanctuary IS the place to rediscover YOUR inner peace.

Keywords: House, golf cart, marsh view, birds, birdwatching, porch

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Jennie Pinto (Property Manager)
Advertiser since: 2007
Call Manager
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 11, 2014

About Jennie Pinto

Sea Shell Sanctuary is our home in the USA. We are residents of the UK, coming to the States when possible. We enjoy bird watching, wildlife viewing, canoeing, bicycling and found the perfect home to do all. Across the street from Osprey Cove, we are able to watch the REAL Florida from our balcony, golf cart or bicycle into town, enjoy the historic downtown, and be home in time for tea.

Jennie Pinto purchased this house in 2007

Why Jennie Pinto chose Cedar Key

Cedar Key is home to Cedar Keys National Wildlife Refuge; the Refuge consists of 13 islands ranging in size from 1 to 120 acres, totaling 762 acres. We kayak to many and enjoy viewing the wading birds, shorebirds, fish, manatees, bald eagles, ospreys, crabs, and even some reptiles.

When not wildlife watching, we enjoy bicycle riding. With the entire island of Cedar Key being .91 sq. mile (2.35 sq. km), we can ride anywhere within 20 minutes.

What makes this house unique

Cedar Key is 60 miles (96.5 km) WSW of Gainesville Florida, 2.5 hours north of Tampa, and a 3 hour drive from Orlando. Close enough for a day trip to all the Florida 'attractions', yet far enough to experience the true nature of Florida. There are no high rises, no congestion, no traffic jams; there are friendly locals, locally owned and managed shops and art galleries, yet no chain restaurants nor chain stores. We are able to savour life, take a deep breath, remember how life is supposed to be.

Guestbook comments from the manager

We have been to Cedar Key dozens of times and can say this was the best and most relaxing - as the sign reads in the master bedroom - "Just another day in paradise " We feel rejuvinated.
May 2013
  • 1 of 4

Why HomeAway

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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Reviews

4.7
based on 3 traveler reviews

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Sea Shell Sanctuary - Golf cart bicycles 2 kayaks Escape winter-this DEC & JAN
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 7 reviews
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Sea Shell Sanctuary - Golf cart bicycles 2 kayaks Escape winter-this DEC & JAN
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p156219vb
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Cedar Key North Central Florida
Crawfordville, FL 32327
4

thanksgiving

  • 4 of 5
my sister and i had a wondrful relaxing time. the place is very well equipped and nicely decorated. we loved the golf cart there are so many places to ride it. we will definantly go back.
  • Submitted: Dec 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
business
Sea Shell Sanctuary - Golf cart bicycles 2 kayaks Escape winter-this DEC & JAN
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p156219vb
+1 -352-325-1066
Cedar Key North Central Florida
Florida
5

Ms TL

  • 5 of 5
I loved the house and Cedar Key! The house is beautiful - we will definitely be back
  • Submitted: Dec 10, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
business
Sea Shell Sanctuary - Golf cart bicycles 2 kayaks Escape winter-this DEC & JAN
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p156219vb
+1 -352-325-1066
Cedar Key North Central Florida
Tavernier, FL
5

Iowa Winter Escape

  • 5 of 5
We felt we were "at home". Very comfortable and CLEAN! Well equipped. So QUIET!!!! What a library....something for everyone. Weather was a little too cool for kayaking but we appreciated the bikes. Food in Cedar Key is hard to beat. We never had an unsatisfactory meal. A most interesting sidetrip to Homosassa Springs..manatees and wildlife park....and the best seafood meal yet! We could have stayed a month and been very happy at Sea Shell Sanctuary!
  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2010
  • Stayed: Feb 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway

Map

Nearest Airport
70 Miles
GNV, 1.5 hours, TPA, 2.5 hours
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Big Deck Raw Bar, Island Hotel
Nearest Golf
30 Miles
Chiefland Golf and Country
Nearest Motorway
24 Miles
US 19/98
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Island Room, Tony's Ken's Keyside, Annie's Cafe
Nearest Beach
1.5 Miles
City Park beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Sea Shell Sanctuary
Car: recommended

Located in Florida's Nature Coast, Cedar Key has stunning wild life and NATURAL beauty. Not for us sterile white beaches, we have wild life filled tidal marshes, Florida scrub hiking trails, beautiful sawgrass expanses for kayaking, in short, all the beauty you've only HEARD about. Come experience it for YOURSELF.

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Rates & Availability

From $150 Per night

Cedar Key House Rental Rates

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $60
Pet Fee $35
Tax Rate 9.0%
Notes Events and major holidays require three night minimum. Deposit of $200 required at booking, personal checks and cash. Please make all checks payable to Nature Coast Realty, Inc.
$200 deposit required to hold rental reservation Cancellation requests made 30 days or more prior to the rental will be honored and the deposit refunded, less a $50 processing fee Cancellation requests made within 30 days of the rental will result in a cancellation fee of the $200 deposit paid To avoid cancellation fees we suggest the renter takes out suitable travel insurance
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Amenities

Cedar Key House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • combo shower tub
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • shelling
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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