Welcome to the Cottage! We are so Happy to host your stay!
The Cottage is located on the Pinellas Bike Trail, take a right out of the gate, and just a few blocks to HoneyMoon Island and Dunedin Causeway, as well as the Golf Course; take a left out of the gate and all the breweries and shops of Downtown Dunedin are a few blocks away too, and just a block to the pocket park San Jose, the beautiful Gulf Sunsets, view of Caladesi Island, pelicans, dolphins, osprey enjoying the waters of Gulf to Bay St Joseph Sound and gorgeous views of great Gulf of Mexico, Hurricane Pass, Honeymoon Island, ! oh, and a short walk to gorgeous hammock park, at the end of the Block!
Pick your direction, mode of transportation: kayaks, bikes, or walk, as your adventure of choice awaits ! We have it all here for you . adventure, peace and tranquility. we have specifically chosen the design, decor and furniture exclusively for your retreat!
Once you arrive to The Cottage, you will be greeted by an inviting front porch with 4 Adirondack chairs, cushy pillows and side tables perfect for reading, having coffee or that delicious cocktail! these chairs can also be used with the front yard fire pit!
Once you step in side, you will be instantly charmed by the the boutique decor and lifestyle! You will immediately be drawn into making this place your personal retreat!
The Cozy Coastal Living Room with Cherry and Mahogany wood floors, opens to a tile floor in the Kitchen and a step down into the Dinning Room*.
A sectional couch offers comfort for rest and relaxation, a spot for entertaining-to watching the big 55 inch Plasma- Local Cable, APPLE TV SHOWTIME ANYTIME_HBO GO _Blue Ray DVD and collection. Perhaps a board game, card game, or novel is more your pace for today! Either way, relaxing in this cottage is easy to do.
The Dinning room has room for 4-6 along with a Buffet that opens to a table or bar! here you will find dinner napkins, rings and other casual-fine dinning needs!
-The Cottage Kitchen is well appointed with stainless steel appliances, granite counter tops and Custom Cabinetry and back tiles. this kitchen is well appointed with white dinner wares, linens, cutting boards, all utensils knives, convection oven and microwave, glass top stove, several glass options for cocktails or wine, COOKBOOKS, Brita Water Filter, Coffee and Le Creuset Kettle, Caphalon cookware and or bakeware. Some other kitchen must haves are mimi processor, Griddle, Crockpot, Blender or simple hand held immersion for your bulletproof coffee !
Step down into the Pantry and Dry Bar (tile floors), you will find many homey and or whimsical things to use for Outdoor beach/picnic accessories
out the back pantry-kitchen door, there is an outdoor KITCHEN AID GRILL. great grilling accessories, planks and parchments are available
-Each bedroom is designed for a peaceful nights rest and comfort. Designer Sheets, Blankets and pillows will wrap you in restful comfort as well as Queen sized mattresses as the ultimate in luxury! Benjamin Moore and or Restoration Hardware Soothing paint tones in the bedrooms and living spaces, will provide you with a deep sense of tranquility! Ceiling fans are in every room and extra personal fans in each large closet.
The bedrooms( one is tile flooring the other Cherry Hardwood) offer loads of storage space in both closet and dressers.
-The Master Suite is off the kitchen, a custom beveled pocket door separates the quarters and is framed w linen curtains for that extra private and romantic feeling. the view is to the back garden is a great wake up view! The expansive french doors with inlayed blinds, captures or closes off the light .the queen 4 poster bed and double chest dresser are ethan allen pieces, purchased by owners as a newlywed couple in 1983. the mattress is plush and wrapped in luxury linens and pillows. ceiling fan and or several lamps provide the subdued and ambient lighting. the view, day or night is enchanting. the side window view is to the large live oak and hanging staghorn.
- Each Bathroom( tile flooring) and their accessories are designed in a similar boutique quality! plush spa bath, hand and face towels as well as choice soaps are in each bath. each bath has a hair dryer and curling irons
-the master bath is accessed via large barn door that separates bed/ bath/ has an exlarge walk in shower, new pottery tiles and gorgeous vanity and private toilet.
-The Cottage has new Samsung HE washer and dryer which were specifically selected for high end use!
-the guest bedroom is designed to sooth with its base subtle moonlit tones and comfort, a queen size luxury gel mattress and luxury lines and pillows welcomes. the rugs are plush to the bare foot! the triple dresser and mirror are ethan allen mahogany and were purchased by the owners as newlyweds in 1983! the ceiling fan and 4 lamps, offer subdued and ambient lighting. the closet is large and has a suitcase rack that you can place at end of bed. the windows are mini blinds, the view is of the front garden and side yard.
-the guest bath is the original 1950s restored vintage tub and tile! adorable vanity with just the right amount of sass for this cottage!
3rd bedroom/ office. Do you need to work from home? a working vacation? relocation? no problem! we have a designated office (third bedroom w Cherry hardwood floor), WiFi, Internet, large boutique desk and chair, and a bluetooth/air printer for your needs. Twin or queen size blow up mattress available
just bring your laptop, personal device and you have a home office at your finger tips! or just roll out the yoga mat and stretch. here you will find the room a local hangout for reading There are some select books and yoga accessories too. this room overlooks the side yard where the kayaks and paddle board beckon you to adventure!
outdoors: the cottage back yard is very private, mostly shaded and well layed out for rest and relaxation. the back patio is an outdoor living room, the furniture exclusive woven bamboo and powder coated metal frame, resistant to the florida weather!
Where the old gazebo was is where the powder coated pub height dinning table and swivel chairs are for your outdoor meals and cocktails.
the backyard outdoor fireplace is placed to be seen from every angle, or just relax in front of, relaxing in the white wicker chairs! or perhaps, read a book, in the solitary chaise and butterfly garden! either way, there are so many indoor and outdoor spaces to relax in!
The Adventure Shed: perhaps you want to venture out? beach, golf, bike, water sports?everything you need for the beach is there, 4 beach chairs, 2 camp chairs, 3 coolers, beach cart, boogie boards, noodles, 3 umbrellas, (florida state park and beach pass available). Golf: 2 sets of owners clubs. Bikes: 4 of varying sizes. owner Kayaks and PADDLE BOARD accessories. there are 2 owner kayaks and 1 standup paddle board and trolley.( for either) Tennis anyone?
Here is an idea, Perhaps you want to have your coffee or adult beverage in the back yard, porch or gazebo? meander along the beach shells paths, lounge in the solitary garden and watch the butterflies dance for you? or a refreshing nap in one of our hammocks? Or maybe after dinner a glass of wine by the potbelly chimenea. Or, maybe after the nap you ride the beach cruiser to watch the sunset on the beach or causeway, maybe kayak to Caladesi and explore the mangrove trails( watch the tides) , swim w the dolphins, turtles and bask in the warm 90 degree ( summer ) (70 winter)Gulf water, or just stroll to downtown for dinner and or a festival! Catch the Toronto Blue Jays at Spring Training Camp and check out your favorite teams baseball schedule in Dunedin and region! Oh, and the hammocks are portable, find a few palm trees on the Dunedin causeway and voila, a wonderful spot to watch the sunset and or people watch! ( Drumming on Monday Nights) . be sure to check out 2nd Fridays Wine and Art walk in downtown Dunedin, ( many surrounding towns also have their own monthly wine and art walks such as the 1st , 3rd and 4th Fridays), What ever you choose, you have chosen well!
This cottage is the perfect location to do it all from, or within*!
Don't forget the our very own Cottage Beach Pass / State Park ( to any Florida State Park )- Honeymoon Island, Caladesi Island and so many more!!
how about a round of golf before the beach, or practice that swing? Don't forget the Golf Clubs on your way out the door! (on
*we strive to be a green conscious cottage and prefer all products be as natural as possible, organic and or have limited impact on earth footprint.
* although the cottage is on one main floor, the charm of the layout is the stepping into spaces. the Dinning room is a step down, the Pantry a step down, the back bedroom a step down and the en suite is a step up. now reverse direction!
*we did not list this property as handicap accessible as it is important to provide our guests the terrain information.
* This house is not child proof, or accessible for pets.
*the lay out and accommodations are for mobile adults.
- this house is powered by the NEST and Security by ADT
-this house is managed and maintained by owners. we utilize local professionals too.
-Don't forget to Visit the Dunedin Brewery and 7th Sun Brewery, their Growlers and carrying bags are in the kitchen glass cabinet and are waiting to be filled! There are several new breweries off the trail just waiting for your patronage!
Dunedin now has 6 Breweries and one Distillery! All of which are a short walk, even shorter bike ride on the trail, and is a Blast.
So the Cottage is a simple retreat with that little bit of boutique comfort.
We look forward to hosting your experience @ The Cottage of Dunedin Isles