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EREHWON RETREAT Arts & Craft Cottage

Erehwon Retreat / Cottage
5.0 of 5 stars
26 reviews
Erehwon Retreat / Cottage
Hand Built Couch and Coffee Table
The cottage abounds with books on Central FL.
Looking from living room to kitchen
4 Gas Burners, Microwave, Mini Fridge (not shown)
Sunny Tropics are everywhere to be seen
Walk in Shower
Luxuriant sleep comfort, all hypoallergenic
Front Porch
Thomas our unofficial retreat concierge
Native Plant Garden and  Walking Path
Offstreet parking provided provided, no RV's
Our pristine beaches call
Tampa at night
Our Sunday turnover is linked with the 4 ships that call on Tampa weekly
Tampa Theater, a nearby 1926 Movie palace our guests adore
Pina at the beach - we supply you with the cooler and beach towels.
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Rental Home /
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Quaint and unexpected short stay (maximum stay 14 nights) - A bright, quietly comfortable, fully restored 1923 Craftsman cottage. Erehwon Retreat breaks you out of cookie cutter hotel rooms and is so well equipped you can travel lighter. Our guests are looking for a true breakaway, romantic weekend, honeymoon, job transfer, vacation or home purchase trip, college admission tour, girl getaway and often are history buffs enjoying the historic neighborhood with period homes in the Old Seminole Heights Neighborhood Association district.

The tranquil interior includes genuine bead-board living room, ceramic tile floors, ceiling fans and is completed with 1920's antiques, Arts & Craft hardware and an ongoing rotation of ceramic art. Outside, there's a cozy covered front porch with bamboo palms and a variety of gardenias plus spra...
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About the owner, Henry Y
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Response Rate: 100 %
Calendar Updated: 5 days ago
Listed since : Jan 2011
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 36 reviews and 2 properties
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Listing #FKN2102379 by: FlipKey
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5 of 5 stars Excellent - based on 26 reviews
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Laurie M
Sangerville, Maine
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 for a stay in July 2014
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I was intrigued by the photos and description of the property when I booked the stay, and was wonderfully thrilled when I arrived and personally saw the cottage. It is just perfect for a quiet get away. I felt like I was on my own little island, with supplies stocked before I arrived, and info for me to peruse to... more

Management response:

It was great to have you visit. Happy to have a downeas Mainer visit, not only because of my affection for Maine but their honest to goodness appreciation of service and value. Great timing to have Marie come to the cottage for a massage, my neck was bothering me, so following your massage Marie came over to my home as... more

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Tammy H
Queensbury, New York
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014 for a stay in April 2014
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I thought the place was very clean and Henry did an excellent job decorating. The bathroom is Very tiny for an average sized man and if he would like any suggestions, I would say hang a full length mirror on the back of a door for the women. Also I am only 5' 2" and I needed a chair to... more

Management response:

We publicly list on all websites that the size of the cottage is 490 sq. feet. The average size of a hotel room varies according to the accommodations. For example,... more

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john berken
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014 for a stay in March 2014
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Thanks so much for posting a review John, very kind and helpful to those search FlipKey, TripAdvisor. It appeared that you and your wife got in a morning constitutional walking... more

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Yard
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Staffed Property
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wheelchair Access:
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  • Pets Allowed:
  • Smoking Allowed:
  • Suitable for Children:
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 3 nights
Dec 20, 2015 -
Feb 27, 2016
7 nights -- --
Feb 28, 2016 -
Apr 16, 2016
7 nights -- --
  • Cleaning fee: $70 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
SUNDAY TO SUNDAY - High and Peak Season MINIMUM 7 nights, MAXIMUM 14 nights. NO: PETS, SMOKING, RESERVATIONS TO 3rd. Parties (Friends, Family), NO RENTALS to anyone under the age of 25 years of age.
COTTAGE SLEEPS 2 in ONE QUEEN SIZED BED. Fire,Occupancy Laws & Historic District Density restrictions apply.

Supplements may be charged on specific dates where demand is high due to a special event( e.g. Women's Final Four, Republican National Convention, Super Bowl, Bollywood Film Festival, Gasparilla, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Spring Training) or in any instance the number of guests exceeds the number in party in Confirmation.
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Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Tampa International Airport: 8.1 mi
Railway: Amtrak: 4.0 mi
Ferry: Port of Tam[a: 4.0 mi
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Water Park Nearby, Nearest Beach: 23.0 mi.
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