$148 / night
Total guests, Nights


  • 2 bedrooms
  • 6 sleeps
  •  min stay varies


  • House
  • 2 bedrooms
  • sleeps 6
  •  min stay varies

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 mi
  • Child Friendly
  • Ask about pets

Description from owner


2 BR/1 BA Home on Stilts next to Cedar Key Marina II. Sleeps up to 6 people. Small Pet Allowed with $25 non-refundable deposit. Non-smoking home with swing on front porch and grill on back porch. Central Heat/Air, Dish TV, internet, washer/dryer, full kitchen with microwave and coffee maker. Discounts on boat rentals during your stay or you can keep your own boat at Cedar Key Marina for free in our outside lot. There is a $15 fee per day, payable at check out, if you'd like for our staff to trailer your boat to the boat ramp and launch you. That fee includes picking you up after you are done using your boat, bringing it back to the Marina, flushing out the motor and rinsing your boat and trailer off with fresh water. Boat wash available for $1.50/foot, also payable at check out.


  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Queen Bed Full bed
    Bedroom 2: 2 Twin beds
  • 1 Full bath


  • Grill
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Sea view
  • Boat available
  • Deck
  • Central heating
  • Safe
  • Stove
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • Housekeeping Included

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  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Interaction with guest

There is always someone available at any time during your stay. Marina next door is open every day except Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Owners live five minutes away from Marina.


Check in time: 15:00, Check out time: 11:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
This rental can only be paid for online through FlipKey using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
No smoking at this property


Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

25% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 2 weeks before check-in.

2 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 2 weeks before check-in.

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

House rules

Smoking is not allowed inside but can be done on the porches. No more than 4 adults. Small pets allowed but a $30 non-refundable fee will be due upon check-in. Three Night Minimum for Holiday and Festival Weekends - NO EXCEPTIONS. Please do not book the reservation for 2 nights when it's a holiday or festival weekend because we will not accept it if it's not for 3 nights. For 2021 Seafood Festival weekend is October 16th & 17th, 2021.


About the owner

Santa B.
Average reply time:
3 hours 59 minutes
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
23 Nov 2021
Years listed:
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English





Very Good
24 reviews

Very Good

“Cozy Convenience”

Reviewed 19 Oct 2021

Just like the town, the Stilt House gives you want you need without preamble or unnecessary flair. Perfect location, great beds, wonderful AC enough hot water for everyone to shower -a nice big cold… More

“Outstanding !!”

Reviewed 16 Aug 2021

What a great place to stay ! The owners John and Santa were friendly and very accommodating. Everything is near by within walking distance and/or a short drive to anywhere on the Key. We had a great w… More

“Nice,little place”

Reviewed 29 Jul 2021

Very cute,cozy little place, Actually is more roomy than the pictures show. Would definitely stay here again. Great location,not too far from the main drag and walkable. A 1 minute walk from a local c… More

“Last Minute Getaway”

Reviewed 28 May 2021

We had a Reservation for Hotel on the Water and Someone Booked Over Us When We Showed up We Had No Where to Stay! We Stopped to get Bait and Seen Cottage. This Beautiful Little Cottage was Available a… More

“Great place to stay”

Reviewed 30 Mar 2021

This house was great host are very accommodating. sitting on the swing on the front porch watching the ospreys feed their babies was a delight.

“July 4th”

Reviewed 8 Jul 2019

We enjoyed our stay! It was perfectly located & had everything we needed. The house was so clean & decorated so nice.

Response from the owner Aww thanks so much! We're so happy you stayed with us and had such a nice time here in Cedar Key. Hope you will come stay with us again!

“Cedar Key”

Reviewed 8 Jul 2018

We had a blast at this place!! Everyone was so very nice and helpful!! The home was all that we needed for our family. We will be planning another trip here.

Response from the owner So happy you enjoyed staying with us. We enjoyed having you and your family just as much!! Looking forward to your next visit!!

“Stilt house”

Reviewed 27 Apr 2018

It is not water front, but the inside of the house is nice especially for being an older building. It was a good deal for the price that I paid.

Response from the owner Thank you and hope to see you back sometime. Not sure if you believed our lodging was “waterfront” but you are always welcome when staying with us to walk next door to Marina and use our docks to fish or just chill out in a beach chair.

“Good older home”

Reviewed 9 Apr 2018

A/C worked great, hardwood floors through out. Washer and Dryer under house outside. Futon in master. Bathroom also in master so privacy would be limited. comfortable sofa, fenced back yard for pe… More

Response from the owner Thank you for your feedback. We'll be sure to get some newer frying pans over there. New dishes are already there, as we did know we needed those. So it's all ready for you to come back!!

“Comfortable and distinctive house for a family visit to Cedar Key”

Reviewed 11 Mar 2018

The stilt home had everything we needed for our family of 5 adults to enjoy a weekend in Cedar Key. The house was tastefully furnished and very clean and comfortable. The kichen had everything we need… More

Response from the owner We are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us and that you found so much to do in our quaint little town! Hope to see you back again in the future!!

Review 1-10 of 24


How do I find more info about the property?

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If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your booking to send the owner a message.

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Send Santa (the owner) an email through the contact form on this page. Alternatively, if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

How do I contact Santa (the owner)?

Send an email through the contact form on this page. Or if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your booking to view Santa the owner's contact details or send them a message.

What's the difference between 'Book your stay' and 'Contact the owner/manager'?

Use the Ready to book? form to pay provisionally online and send Santa (the owner) a booking request. You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then

Or send Santa (the owner) an inquiry through the Contact the owner/manager form if you’d like a quote or more info first.

What is a booking request?

When you pay online through the Ready to book? form, a booking request is sent to Santa (the owner). You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then.

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How do I know what it will cost for my stay?

Simply enter your dates in the Ready to book? form to calculate the cost of your stay.
Click Book now to see a full breakdown of the price.

You can also request a quote from Santa (the owner) through the contact form. The owner will email you the total cost for your dates and a link to book and pay online.

How do I know if my booking request has been accepted?

You’ll receive an email within 24 hours to let you know. Or you can check in Manage your booking. No money will leave your account unless it’s accepted.

How do I pay for my vacation?

Use the Ready to book? form to pay provisionally online. You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal. Santa (the owner) will have 24 hours to accept the booking and no money will leave your account before then.

If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your booking.

Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection.

Why can't I call Santa (the owner) before booking?

You can exchange contact details with the property owner/manager once your booking is confirmed and you’ve paid in full. Paying and communicating only through our platform allows us to ensure that your booking is covered by our Payment Protection policy.

If you have any questions before booking, you can send the property owner/manager a message via the contact form on their listing. Once you’ve booked, you can discuss the rental and make arrangements for your trip by logging into Manage your booking.

How do damage deposits work?

In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

How can I view and manage my booking?

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How do I pay the balance of my booking?

You can pay the remaining balance of your booking at any point. Simply go to Manage your booking and click Pay now.

We’ll automatically charge the balance payment to the same payment method 10 days before it’s due. Go to Manage your booking to see when the payment will be taken.

How can I withdraw my booking request?

You’ll need to contact Santa (the owner) to do this. Send them a message in Manage your booking or through the contact form on this page.

How do I cancel my booking?

Go to Manage your booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I make changes to my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your booking page. To change your dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Santa (the owner) a message.

If Santa (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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