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Lakefront Cottage with Gorgeous Sunsets to Enjoy on the Dock or Lakefront Gazebo

Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Gorgeous lake views from this classic contemporary lakefront 1/1 studio cottage

Perfect for couples looking to enjoy the Tampa/St. Pete area but in the comfort and serenity of a 2 acres oasis set on beautiful lake. This 600 square foot studio-style cottage has a bright sitting room that opens into a kitchenette with microwave, mini-fridge, coffeemaker. Bedroom with flat screen tv with HBO and more. Enjoy cocktails on the lakefront gazebo at sunset. Relax in the lakefront hammock or kayak from one lake to another.

Cherri Prince
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 20, 2018

About Cherri Prince

Our family loves living on this beautiful lake and we love to have guests stay in the cottage. We moved here in 2008 and immediately fell in love with this property. My husband wanted to raise our kids the way he was a lake where you can fish, swim and kayak the day away. I am a writer and author of a children's book called Lollipop Seeds that Sprout for Kind Deeds. Hence the name, Lollipop Cottage!

Cherri Prince purchased this cottage in 2009

Why Cherri Prince chose Tampa

This almost 2 acre property is often described as a resort. Our goal is for guests to feel like they are staying in a park, with lush green grass and tropical plants to a gazebo (perfect for our kids wedding someday!) a lakeside hammock and even a zipline. Relax and renew yourself.

What makes this cottage unique

We fell in love with the sunsets over the lake. We've had the best conversations over a glass of wine in the gazebo. We travel a lot on business so we designed the cottage interior to match what we love about the best hotels we stay in---flat screen tv, roomy sitting area with plenty of sun, comfy bed and of course coffee.


Tampa Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • limited accessibility
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • swimming


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Lakefront Cottage with Gorgeous Sunsets to Enjoy on the Dock or Lakefront Gazebo
average rating of 4.8235292 based on 17 reviews
Jacksonville, FL

Quaint, quiet, good location

  • 5 of 5

Our stay here was wonderful. This home was within reach to everything Tampa has to offer, yet it is tucked away in it's own private nook. The owners were easy to contact and trustworthy. I appreciated their respect for privacy despite being so close. The home was well kept and a much better place to stay than a hotel.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cute! Quaint! Beautiful! Relaxing! Lovely!

  • 5 of 5

We were here for a family wedding and this gorgeous little house was our get away every evening! Lovely property! Beautiful lake! Owners were super nice, and hospital! Would recommend to anyone!

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very pretty sunsets. Quiet and relaxing Enjoyed the bike ride kayaks And dogs. Excellent

  • 4 of 5

A great relaxing weekend

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great 2 week stay..

  • 5 of 5

We were very pleased with the cottage, clean, cozy and peaceful. Our hosts Cheri and Frank made us feel very welcome. The sunsets were even better than advertised!!

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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AMAZING place!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I came down for a business trip in June. We wanted somewhere off the beaten path, and this was more than we imagined! The view out back is GORGEOUS. We loved the hammock, dock, and the gazebo! The cottage was comfy and had just enough room for us. Everything was clean and well taken care of! Cherri is so kind and helpful! This was a FABULOUS trip. I told my friends and family that it was more fun than my honeymoon! We definitely recommend the Lollipop Cottage!

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cute place, nice hosts

  • 5 of 5

We had a really good time here. Well kept cottage, welcoming and friendly hosts, beautiful lakes. Cheri and Frank went out of their way to accommodate us. Lots do do and see in area.

Highly reccommended.

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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While you will feel like you are in the middle of a rural oasis, you will actually be only 20-30 minutes from downtown Tampa (historic Ybor city), Busch Gardens, Lowry Park Zoo, Tarpon Springs (world famous Greek area) and some of the nations most beautiful beaches in Clearwater or St. Pete. You could even do a day trip to the parks of Disney World (90 minute drive). Plus getting here is easy as we're only 20 minutes from Tampa/St.Pete International Airport


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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