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Bungalow Cottage On Lake Talquin

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,450 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedroom, 1.5 Bathroom, Sleeps 6

This 1932 cottage overlooks beautiful Lake Talquin on a 1-acre landscaped lot. Original hardwood floors, 10-foot ceilings, and outdoor spaces feel just like home. Perfect for weekend and longer getaways. Enjoy fishing, canoeing, and nature. Unique property overlooking beautiful Lake Talquin. This house has been in our family since it was built The original hardwood floors and 10-foot ceilings feel just like home. French doors separate the living and dining rooms. The dining area seats 6 and the kitchen pub table seats 2. There are 2 bedrooms -- one queen bed and a double. A queen pull-out couch is available in the TV room.

a queen air mattress is also available.

The outdoor areas include 2 porches and a carport converted to an outdoor room, providing plenty of choices for outdoor relaxation. There is a hammock, swing, lounge chairs that offer plenty of outdoor seating. Activities include a firepit, dock, and horseshoe area. Fish from the new dock. Launch your boat at nearby Ingram's Marina.

View ospreys, eagles, herons, woodpeckers without leaving the porch. If you are lucky you could see the rare "white squirrel" common in this area.

The neighborhood is quiet and relaxing on a dead-end road bordered by the lake and a wildlife management area. A restaurant, bar, small grocery, boat ramp, and boat rentals is located a short drive away. There area miles of nearby hiking, horseback, and biking trails.

The house is 29 miles(32 minutes) from Doak Campbell Stadium in downtown Tallahassee and is perfect for football games and graduations.

Fishing -- Lake Talquin is nationally known for its high quality bass, bluegill, black crappie, and speckled perch fishing. The best crappie fishing times occur in winter months January through April. The Florida state record for black crappie (3.81 pounds) was caught in Lake Talquin.

This is a good central location for day trips:

Tallahassee -- government, colleges, and FSU and FAMU sporting events.

Havana -- antiques

Apalachicola -- charming seaside town famous for its oysters

Toreya State Park

Wakulla Springs

Thomasville, GA

St. George Island

Marianna Caverns

This house uses the original skeleton key in one of the exterior doors. It is recommended to place the key in the inside doorlock at night for easy exit. The house is on a high hill and the walk from the lake has an incline.

Swimmers beware! The lake is a wildlife habitat and swimming is not recommended. However, it is perfect for boating, canoeing, kayaking and other activities.

This property is non-smoking. Keep pets under control when outside. Use safety precautions when using the firepit. Use the dock at your own risk.

More Details

Owner
Georgianna Strode
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, georgianna.strode@gmail.com
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 22, 2018

Why Georgianna Strode chose Quincy

This house was originally my great-grandmother's. It was built in 1932 in Quincy, Florida and was moved to Lake Talquin in the 1960s. My grandparents lived there and they loved it! They had an organic garden for decades. Granddaddy made unique items in his shop and Grandma landscaped the property.

What makes this house unique

This house has much of the original charm -- the 5-panel doors, original door handles, hardwood floors -- the original farm kitchen sink is still there but it's moved to the utility room.

Amenities

Quincy House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1450 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , queen pull-out couch in TV room
    Bedroom 4 - queen air mattress can be set up in common area
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Reviews

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Bungalow Cottage On Lake Talquin
average rating of 4.825 based on 40 reviews
5

Wonderful getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Our family thoroughly enjoyed our time in this cozy well-maintained cabin on Lake Talquin. Highly recommended. Clean, everything needed to cook family meals, easy access from the highway, located in a beautiful spot. The outdoor firepit was great, plenty of boardgames and movies inside, hammock and horseshoes for fun outside.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

It was awesome!!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for my son's 6th birthday, we fished at night and in the morning on the dock, cooked, explored the neighborhood, and had family over for dinner. I grew up in the area and must say that if you want a true taste of North Florida living - like it used to be, then stay here for a couple of nights. It even has a family friendly spooky feel to it late at night! Bring your lanterns so that you can fish off of the dock at night. My son caught a huge Catfish! ! !

  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
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5

Clean, cozy and comfortable fully stocked cottage by the lake...

  • 5 of 5

This is the second time we have stayed here and love this property. It is very charming as well as comfortable. Water is hot, beds are good and the kitchen is well appointed. We had Thanksgiving dinner for 7 people and there were plenty of pots and pans and utensils as well as lovely dishes for us to use.

The home is close to the lake with wonderful views. The kids caught fish from the dock and we had a very relaxing week.

There are basic groceries in the fridge when you arrive, and everything was very clean.

I would highly recommend this home.

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
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4

Great place!

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time!

  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely quaint bungalow

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed the beautiful updated bungalow on Lake Talquin. A nice getaway from the city of Tallahassee but not to far to stay while visiting family. We loved seeing the white squirrels and the lake view.

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Nice home

  • 5 of 5

Me & the family were welcome to a nice home & awesome lake view. Didn’t have any issues beside none of the fans we’re working which the owner did tell us. Thanks for a nice getaway stay

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $70 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $150
Tax Rate 9.5%

This house uses the original skeleton key in one of the exterior doors. It is recommended to place the key in the inside doorlock at night for easy exit. The house is on a high hill and the walk from the lake has an incline.
Swimmers beware! The lake is a wildlife habitat and swimming is not recommended. However, it is perfect for boating, canoeing, kayaking and other activities.

This property is non-smoking. Keep pets under control when outside. Use safety precautions when using the firepit.

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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