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Jill Marcus

Member since: 2009
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Speaks: english

Downtown Riverfront Cottage -Private, gated road with your own P

15 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

Richey Court House Rental Photos and Description

2 Bedrooms- 1 Bathroom- sleeps 4

Surrounded by the scenic 'Pithlachascotee' River, you will be charmed by the beautiful setting and lovely accommodations. The cottage is on a private, gated street from which you can take a short walk to so many things- Sim's Park, downtown restaurants, a beautiful footpath that meanders alongside the River are all a stone's throw from the home. The cottage is tastefully and comfortably decorated and laid out with privacy in mind. The bedrooms are on opposite ends of the house. Each bedroom has it's own access to the outdoors. Your private pool is right outside your door. And if you have any needs or questions, Our home is right next door. We have a Dock that you can use.

You are about 45 minutes to Tampa Airport and an hour and 45 minutes to Disney World.

5 minutes away is our local Green Key Beach which has an on-sand playground, gazebo and pavilion. A little drive further south takes you to some other lovely beaches- from Howard park in Tarpon Springs to Clearwater Beach. Starkey Wilderness Park is 10 minutes away. There is convenient shopping all around- less than 5 minutes to the grocery store- drug stores- lots of shopping. The Gulfview Square Mall is 10 minutes up the road.

You can bring your boat and dock it in the backyard. Or you can charter a Boat and have a great time in the Gulf of Mexico , which is just a lovely meandering boat ride up the river away from here. You can also rent a canoe or kayak- They will deliver it right to your cottage and you can go on a guided river tour right from your own backyard.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Jill Marcus (Owner)
Member since: 2009
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Speaks: english

Reviews

4.9
based on 15 traveler reviews

Downtown Riverfront Cottage -Private, gated road with your own P
average rating of 4.9333334 based on 15 reviews
5

The feel of home

  • 5 of 5

Cannot say enough about this cozy cottage on the river. Could not ask for cleaner or more comfortable accommodations. Rocky and Jill and chocolate chip cookies were there to greet us on our arrival. Called Jill at the last minute and she couldn't have been easier to work with. Comfortable beds, large coffee mugs and even coffee for our first morning. Thank you so much for making our stay perfect. Even saw manatee swimming in the river Do not hesitate to call if you are looking for a special vacation

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are always happy to send off another happy guest! We work hard to keep things beautiful and to make our guests stay with us a special and memorable experience. Thanks so much for your kind words and for being great guests and we hope to see you again.
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5

Just right!

  • 5 of 5

We had a chance to stay at this "Jem" back in April. Reading up on all the awesome reviews (we are kinda picky...lol) we decided from the photos to take the plunge. I called Jill on a midweek day. I had a reply from her within a few hours. Some renters don't realize how important it is when deciding a spring break rental home is to a renter. Jill gets it! Coming down from cold South Bend Indiana we were welcomed by Jill and Rocky right in front of the home on the private Cul de Sac road (too cool). The property was amazing, the pool was warm and clean, the house is much bigger than the pics will lead you to believe! We had some friends that stayed one night with their kids I think a total of 9 we were cozy but none the less comfortable. PS you can almost jump from the living room right into the Pool! HAHA! Anyway you are walking distance to some good places to eat. 5 mins from the gulf. Wifi is a plus.....fast too. You will feel very good to choose this property, no question in our book! We can't wait to visit in the future. Thanks again Jill and Rocky.

The Kaade family.

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words about our Cottage!! It was a pleasure to "host" your lovely family and to see you enjoy and appreciate our unique property. Looking forward to your next visit to our tropical paradise. Thanks again for your beautiful words....
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5

The location can not be better

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at this vacation rental on the river.The cottage has a pool and it is close to every thing. The best part for us was setting out side by the River and the pool. We have already booked the cottage for next year.

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind words ! You were perfect guests and we very much look forward to seeing you again next year!
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5

Lavish vegetation, place to STAY!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I only stayed a few days and wished we booked for longer. Had family committments and didn't have enough time to embelish the delights this place had in store! We watched fireworks on the 4th right from the back yard. The pool was beautiful and like bath water. Made our breakfasts right there, and stores were close.

Will definitely come back and spend more time at this adorable home. it is a perfect romantic getaway. Jill and Rocky were extremely accommodating and nice. The place was well kept and comfortable. Pictures don't do it justice.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fernandina Beach, Florida
5

A Wonderful Family Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at this quaint, quiet, getaway home. My two teenage boys enjoyed the fast Wi Fi in the home, and my husband and I enjoyed the private pool! The location was excellent as we spent a day in nearby Tarpon Springs and was able to enjoy excellent shopping in the mall and Books A Million just a couple of miles from the cottage. The owners were so kind and accommodating and provided excellent information to help us enjoy our stay. It really felt like we were staying in our own "home away from home!"

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bell, Florida
5

Hidden Treasure!

  • 5 of 5

This cottage is tucked along the Cotee River in a lush tropical garden that will have plant enthusiasts drooling! The pool area is reminiscent of the days when New Port Richey was a vacation destination for the elite. The cottage itself is decorated with an artist's eye and offers too many thoughtful touches to list. My husband, son and daughter in law were in town for my other son's wedding and were entirely too busy to thoroughly enjoy this lovely place. We absolutely intend to return at a time less hectic when we can take full advantage of this magical getaway that Jill and Rocky have created.

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much! We strive to make our guests feel welcome and we love sharing our special piece of the planet with folks! So glad you enjoyed and look forward to seeing you again. Jill & Rocky
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Map

Nearest Airport
31 Miles
Tampa Int'l Airport
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
green key beach

The Cottage is located on the beautiful Pithlachascotee River only a short and pleasurable boat ride from the Gulf of Mexico! It is on a private, gated road and you can easily walk to 2 parks from here. One park meanders alongside the River and is a great place for a stroll- The other park is a popular venue for concerts, festivals and carnivals. You can also walk to town in just a few minutes and enjoy dinner or drinks at any of our local restaurants.

Green Key Beach is at most a 8-10 minute ride away!

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Rates & Availability

Richey Court House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Standard pricing
3 night minimum stay
$156
$1,090
$2,747
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $300
Cleaning $75
Refundable security dep. $200

To secure a reservation 50% of the rental rate plus a $200.00 security deposit and a $75.00 cleaning fee is required payable by personal check,travelers or bank or cashiers check. The remainder of the rental fee is due 60 days prior to your arrival. If your reservation is made on shorter notice, the full payment is required to secure the reservation.
Pets are considered on an individ. basis.
RATES FOR 2016 $2747. Per month. Or $1199. A week

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Richey Court House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • River
  • Town
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking On Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • The Bedrooms are on opposite sides of the cottage, so there is privacy. Each bedroom has a door to go outside.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Boat Dock
  • Gated Community
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Patio
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
There is a separate laundry room. The kitchen is outfitted to accommodate your cooking and dining needs. It has a new fridge and an apartment size range. Linens and Towels are provided. There is also seating outside by the pool. There is a TV in the Living Room which has 2 couches which conceal 4 recliners for your TV viewing pleasure and comfort. There is also a stereo. There is a desk area and a reading corner. Smoking allowed outside only please. There is a gas grill for your use located outside of the kitchen door!

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