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Bayfront Cottage Along Dona Bay, Great Views and Private Dock

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

Beautiful water views from this bayfront cottage. This modest and clean cottage lies along the northern shore line of Dona Bay, enjoying the same views and setting as the neighborhood of multi million dollar homes. The views and atmosphere are spectacular being just 50 feet from the water.

There is no smoking permitted on the property, inside or outside. Pets may be accepted with additional fee and deposit OR credit card on file. Please provide pet breed/info upon inquiry.

Enjoy boating, fishing or crabbing on your private dock. Boats and trailers may be accepted with additional fee for docking. Be sure to mention boat or trailer needs when inquiring. Provide boat size, make, outboard, or I/O, and depth needed. The boat lift IS NOT available for use without a significant deposit and/or fee.

The cottage is the downstairs unit of a duplex. The upstairs unit is rented from the first week of January through the end of March to a couple in their 70 s with a standard poodle. They have been renting the upstairs unit for fifteen consecutive years. I live next door and can assure you they are a quiet couple and the dog rarely barks. That is why we have had them as a neighbor and tenant for the last fifteen years. The upstairs is not occupied during any of the remaining months. It is then like a single family house from April through early January.

Keywords: Bayfront cottage, house, villa, casita

More Details

Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 9, 2018

About Bryan

We live next door and have since 1994. We bought the neighboring cottage as a rental and have enjoyed meeting different people over the years. You can rest assured that the cottage guests will be well taken care of without me being an intrusion. We take pride in the cottage being next to our family home and we go above and beyond to keep every guest happy. If there is a problem, let me know so we can do our best to remedy it.

Bryan purchased this cottage in 1996

Why Bryan chose Nokomis

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What makes this cottage unique

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Nokomis Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Payment made confirms you have read the rental agreement attached below and agree to all terms and conditions of the agreement.
  • No smoking anywhere on the property, inside or outside, is permitted.
  • Pets and boats may be accepted with additional fee. Please provide pet or boat information with inquiry. Boat lift is not allowed to be used.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Hi def tv in each bedroom.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Bayfront Cottage Along Dona Bay, Great Views and Private Dock
average rating of 4.590909 based on 22 reviews

Good fishing spot

  • 5 of 5

Good location on the water. Had no problem getting our 27ft boat in and out. Less than 10 minutes to open water.

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location, quiet, unbelievable views.

  • 4 of 5

Great location, quiet, unbelievable views. Bryan was great to work with and very helpful. Cotttage is exactly as pictured on inside and out. The bathrooms could use a remodel but everything worked great. You can't beat the price for this location and view.

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family and pet friendly retreat

  • 3 of 5

The cottage is convenient to everything including the dog beach which was our main destination during our stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice, quiet weekend getaway

  • 4 of 5

The property was very nice for us as we had friends from out of state down and we had plenty of space inside and outside. Also, was very nice having a full size kitchen that was well stocked for us to make dinner for two nights. The first night we were able to BBQ outside and enjoy the weather and fishing off the dock and the second night we cooked a big dinner on the stove and all hung out inside (due to the rain). Was nice to have two bathrooms for us and our guests to use. We knew when we rented the property that it was not renovated and was kind of dated so that was not a huge problem for us. It is about a 5-10 minute drive to Casey Key beach. Overall nice, quiet location and nice size just a bit dated.

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Best convenient yet secluded location!!

  • 5 of 5

This was a last minute booking which at the time we could care less about location as long as we had a place to keep our boat. When we arrived we were surprised big time by how roomy the place was. Everything was perfect! Our favorite part about the house was how close the home was to the Venice inlet and it being a straight shot on a boat. The yard was a great place to picnic at with the perfect grass and fun trees to climb on. We will definitely be back!! Thank you Brian!!

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Boater's paradise

  • 5 of 5

This house was perfect if you have a boat and want easy, frequent access to the water. We don't live far away but wanted a weekend of hassle-free boating. It was perfect! The dock that came with the house was just what we needed. Another perk was our dogs were allowed to come, too! We took the dogs everywhere, even out to eat by boat. Everything was just minutes away by water. Bryan was an amazing host, very accommodating and gracious. Thank you!

  • Submitted: May 28, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for staying with us Joe. Your wonderful family are welcome anytime.
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Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Cleaning $75 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

Pet fee applies per pet per accepted. If more than one month booked, fee applies per month.
If bringing a pet, please provide the breed and weight of each pet.
Owner reserves the right to refuse any pet for any reason.
Holiday weeks may be at peak rate.

Boat dock fees apply if bringing a boat. The boat lift IS NOT available for use (without significant deposit/fee).

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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