The Cottages: a fabulous secret on Longboat Key!

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  • 5 bedrooms
  • 5 bathrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Cottage

Seldom do you find something of old Florida left on our beautiful island. These cottages were built in 1947 and 1948, right after WWII. The materials used were the best available - old growth pine (remaining examples provide the lovely canopy over the cottages today) and pecky cypress (a very hard, waterproof long-lived tree). The cottages have survived nearly 70 years. You can imagine all of the occupants spanning 70 years strolling the beach for countless hours and enjoying thousands and thousands of sunsets! Really quite romantic! The current owners have lovingly updated the cottages, keeping the "old Florida" charm, but including the mo...Read more

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The Cottages: a fabulous secret on Longboat Key!
Longboat Key, Florida

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Away from it all, Beach or lakeside relaxation, Warm winter getaways


AvailableUnavailable Last updated: March 28, 2014


Rates shown in $ USD (change)

DatesNightlyWeeklyMonthlyMinimum Stay
Jan 16 - Apr 30, 2014
2014 Season
$6,100$15,2507 nights
May 1 - Nov 21, 2014
Off Season
$4,200$10,5007 nights
Nov 22 - Jan 15, 2015
Pre Season
$4,700$11,7507 nights
Jan 16 - Apr 30, 2015
$6,100$15,2507 nights
May 1 - Nov 21, 2015
Off Season
$4,200$10,5007 nights
All other dates
$4,200$10,5007 nights
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Rental fees

  • Cleaning fee | $370 per stay
  • Non refundable processing fee | $60 per stay
  • Tax rate | 11.5% of rent
  • Damage Protection | $45 per stay

Additional notes from the owner

CHECK IN: 4:00 pm at our office. CHECK OUT: Return keys to our office no later than 10:00 am

In most cases, a weekly rental will be Saturday to Saturday. In most cases, a monthly rental will begin on the first day of the month and end on the last day of the month.

35% to 50% ADVANCE DEPOSIT depending upon length of stay and signed Reservation Agreement, both due within ten days of booking and balance in full due in full thirty days prior to arrival.

No pets allowed.

FORMS OF PAYMENT: Personal Checks, Cashiers or Travelers Checks, Visa, Master Card, American Express (US card holders only).

CANCELLATIONS. Advanced deposits paid will be forfeited unless written notice of cancellation is received at least 90 days prior to the arrival date on Reservation Agreement. If Guest cancels within 90 days of scheduled arrival, Guest will forfeit all monies paid unless the property is re-booked for the full term. If the property is re-booked for the full term, Guest will receive a refund of 75% of the funds recovered. All cancellations are subject to a $100.00 cancellation fee. Partial cancellations will not be accepted and adjustments or refunds for a late arrival or early departure cannot be made.


  • Linens Provided
  • Central Heating
  • Alarm Clock
  • 24 Hour On Call Maintenance
  • Central Air Conditioning
  • Towels Provided
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Local Guides/Maps
Phone / Internet
  • Wireless Internet
  • High Speed Internet
  • Telephone
Property Features
  • Parking
  • Waterfront
  • Microwave
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Stove
  • Dish Washer
  • Gas Grill
  • Refrigerator
  • Washing Machine
  • Blender
  • Toaster
  • Television
  • DVD Player
  • Cable TV
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Porch
  • Garden
Onsite Equipment
  • Beach Towels
  • Pet friendly - no
  • Smoking allowed - no
  • Suitable for children - yes
  • Suitable for the elderly - yes
  • Wheelchair accessible - no

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