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Winchester Cottage, under old oaks in Carrabelle

  • Winchester Cottage, 1933
    Winchester Cottage, 1933
    Winchester Cottage, 1933
    Carrabelle from the NW - mostly water! The Cottage is just 5 blocks from this harbor.
    Carrabelle beach - peaceful, unpopulated, just sea, sand, sun and sky
    The operatonal, and climbable, Crooked River lighthouse
    View across the harbor from Fathoms restaurant, an easy weekend walk from the Cottage
    Property description
    Carrabelle
    |
    Rental Home – 
    3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
    Winchester Cottage was built as a wedding gift in 1933. It now sits under the canopy of 2 old oaks, on our main street but several blocks away from the main intersection at the harbor. It has 3 bedrooms, one bath (between 2 bedrooms), and is fully furnished and supplied with bath and kitchen items. Compact yet roomy, doorways and walls have been widened and remodeled for openness and to create a light and airy feel.

    Construction is tongue-and-groove pine, used for floors, walls and ceilings. The house sits up 2 easy steps, so that it is well-ventilated underneath. The large, breezy front porch runs the full width of the house and can seat a crowd for relaxing reading or socializing. Screen doors fore and aft allow nice air circulation in the temperate months if you prefer fresh air instea...
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  • Amenities & details
    • Air Conditioning
    • Alarm Clock
    • Balcony
    • Blender
    • Books
    • Ceiling Fans
    • Central Heating
    • Deck
    • Dining Seats (8)
    • Dryer
    • DVD Player
    • Freezer
    • Grill
    • Hairdryer
    • Internet Access
    • Iron
    • Kettle
    • Linens Provided
    • Living Room Seats (6)
    • Local Guides/Maps
    • Microwave
    • Outdoor Dining Area
    • Paper Towels Provided
    • Parking
    • Patio
    • Porch
    • Refrigerator
    • Satellite TV
    • Shared Yard
    • Stove
    • Terrace
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • TV
    • Washer
    Suitability
    • Wheelchair Access:
      No
    • Elder Access:
      Yes
    • Pets Allowed:
      Yes
    • Smoking Allowed:
      No
    • Suitable for Children:
      Yes
    Listing #FKN4420140 by: FlipKey
  • Rates

    Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

      Begins Ends Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week Per month
    Default - - 3 nights
    $133
    $133
    $700
    $2,000
    Cool weather Nov 1, 2014 Mar 31, 2015 3 nights
    $117
    $117
    $500
    $1,200
    Fees
    • Tax rate: 9.0% of rental - Tax
    Additional Rate and Availability Information
    No additional fees except in the case of property damage. 6 guests is maximum allowed.

    'No Pets' really means 'No lap dogs, fleas, or incessantly barking dogs'. The floors are wood or tile, actually good for dogs. The furniture is not for dogs. So if you sleep with your little 'baby', that won't work -- thanks! :)

    Another note: the 'weekend night' rate shown above at $117 is in error. Day of week doesn't affect the rate. --We are trying to fix it.
  • Property location
    Restaurants
    Things to Do
    Access
    Car advised
    How to get there
    Airport: Tallahassee: 49.7 mi
    Ferry: Carrabelle: 0.0 mi
    Activities nearby
    Nearest Beach: 2.0 mi.
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PahaSapa5...
Chipley, Florida
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 for a stay in August 2014
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person found this review helpful

Great time at the cootage, very quiet and clean. Would have liked to see the bear. The only down side was that the beds were small and hard. more

yotbot
Miami
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 for a stay in August 2014

Winchester Cottage has everything you need in a vacation rental. Comfortably appointed, well-equipped and thoughtfully arranged, it is a perfect home away from home (and it accommodates dogs!). Unable to work the DVD player (no sound) but that is probably because of this reviewer's technical incompetence...the TV has Netflix and there is wifi so there no need to feel cut-off... more

Management response:

We appreciate thoughtful reviews, and this is one. Thanks. The front bedroom is closest to the street, and that must be considered. Bear in mind that a town of 800 or so can only have a fairly small amount of traffic-- under the worst conditions. There may be a wire loose to the DVD, we will check on that. And... more

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terresad2...
Alapaha, Georgia
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014 for a stay in July 2014

House on inside is very nice. However, the outside looks run down. Houses near house also look run down and abandoned! The picture displayed must be from 20 years ago when house looked nice. Owners should post up to date picture of neighborhood also before people rent this place. more

Management response:

It seems that Winchester Cottage was not what the young couple with 2 small children thought it was. This, after years of photos and information on our website, and many favorable TripAdvisor reviews. Little ones need constant entertainment, not normally found in a 1933 cottage in an "old" neighborhood. Strolling our shops, harbor, beach, and forests--maybe not fun for the... more

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Listed since : Jan 2013
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