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PAPA JIM'S PLACE, A 1930'S CRACKER HOUSE WITH PLENTY OF AMENITIES

Taggert

Advertiser since: 2012
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People8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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PAPA JIM'S PLACE, A 1930'S CRACKER HOUSE WITH PLENTY OF AMENITIES

People8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday cottage in Cedar Key

Papa Jim's Place is a lovely 1930's Cedar Key Cracker House, updated with all the amenities a couple or family could want for a relaxing visit.

Since this is our family's 2nd home, we keep it ready to use, with everything from dishes and cookware to DVD's for the evenings, and board games for the kids.

Built in the mid-1930's on a double lot, Papa Jim's Place has plenty of space for the whole family to spread out. A large semi-fenced back yard gives the kids a place to play, or a great sunning location. Just yards away are the public park, with a playground for your children, and the public beach just steps past that.

Almost all of Cedar Key is within walking distance of the house; being not even a block off main street, you're just moments from award-winning food (think Tony's World Champion clam chowder), all the art shops, curio stores, and second-hand you can stand! On Dock street you'll find daytime fun and more shops, and in the evenings, plenty of nightlife and live music.

Within walking distance is golf cart rental, boat rental and tours, and a marina if you bring your own boat.

For hunters and fishing fans, check with us ahead of time for recommendations if you need, for local captains and hunting guides we enjoy spending time with.

With central heat and A/C, you'll be comfortable regardless of the outside temperature. We enjoy a nice morning breakfast with family in the Florida room, watching the world wake up out the large windows.

We welcome you to our home, and ask that you make yourself comfortable and treat it as your own during your stay. If you have any questions or comments, please make sure to call or email us.

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Suitability:
  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Taggert (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2012
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About Taggert

Local to the region, our family lives and plays in the area. Our primary home is just a quick drive from Papa Jim's, but secluded in the woods. We use Papa Jim's ourselves all the time, to get some fun time on the water.

Cedar Key is still lie the community of old, where everyone knows our kids, you better drive under the speed limit, and you can still walk anywhere worth going!

Taggert purchased this cottage in 2008

Why Taggert chose Cedar Key

This home was in our family, and we purchased it when we had the opportunity. With a wealth of local festivals and eateries, we're never at a loss for something to do when we hang out in Cedar Key. And neither will you be. From the sedate to the active, and all in-between, there something for everyone in the family.

What makes this cottage unique

Though there are condo's on Cedar Key, they are not our style. We prefer the quiet, informal, and homey nature of our house. Built in the 1930's, it has all the charm of old Florida, but with the updated amenities we all crave. Sit on the front porch and watch the world go by, and feel free to use your laptop with our free Wi-Fi. Though not a mansion, we have comfortably stayed at the house with friends, and the kids always bring friends along when we visit.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Gorgeous cottage, right in the perfect location. Across the street from the park, the beach and in walking distance to everything downtown... THANK YOU for such an awesome little place!
Jan 2013
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People8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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Reviews

4.6
based on 16 holidaymaker reviews

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Papa Jim's Place, a 1930's Cracker House with plenty of amenities
average rating of 4.5625 based on 17 reviews
Trenton, FL
5

Great place to stay in Cedar Key

  • 5 of 5

We stay at Papa Jim's place quite a bit and we always enjoy every minute of it!! My husband and I call it "Our home away from home". The owner is a great guy who will go out of his way to make sure you have a great stay!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 25, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Marshfield, ma
5

Respite from the north

  • 5 of 5

We rented the house for 2 weeks with my elderly parents (86 & 90) to get them out of New England. The house was great, although they had difficulty with the shower. We all loved the sun porch and the front porch. The beds were very comfortable. Everything is within walking distance, and the owners graciously dropped off 2 wheelchairs so we could take my parents for the short walk to the park/beach, for a stroll into town and even out to the fishing pier. My husband and I rented a kayak, and also went on many local walks. The sunsets were great. We took a trip to crystal river see the manatees and another to Gainesville to see the gators. Locally, Steamers and the big deck were favorites, as well as Tony's. It was a great place to stay and the owners couldn't have been more accommodating. They even let us stay an extra day as our flight home had to be rescheduled because of the blizzard.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 29, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

Relaxing Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We were in Cedar Key last February for about 2 weeks. Papa Jim's place was a great place to stay. Not only does the house fit in with the lifestyle of the area, it is just very unique. We felt very comfortable and had everything we needed. I feel the owner went out of his way to accommodate us. If we had questions he was very friendly and responded right away. There is quite alot to do in this area. Especially for the nature seekers and people who like to fish, or kayak. Lot's of history here with a few nice museums. Plenty of shops to visit to see the local artwork too. You can walk to everything. I would love to go back. It was one of the most relaxing vacations ever for us.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Chattanooga, TN
4

Birthday Weekend

  • 4 of 5

Very much enjoyed our weekend stay. Location was perfect. Walking distance to everything! We visited during the annual Art Festival and were pleasantly surprise that the crowds weren't over whelming. The house has lots of charm and the updated bathroom is great. We would definitely rent again! Thank you so much.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 16, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
trenton fl
4

fun weekend in cedar key .

  • 4 of 5

Very cool place 30 second walk to the city park and beach. 3 minute walk to dock street shops and restaurants. 2 minutes to boat ramp. Very clean and supper cool bathroom. We will be back.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 16, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Trenton FL
5

Relaxation at its best!

  • 5 of 5

I came to "Papa Jims Place" with an open mind. It seems most of old Florida is gone, so I was not expecting much in the way of old Florida Charm. But was I ever wrong. The house is small, probably about 900sq ft, and definitely older, but had loads of old florida charm. Less than a block from the recently restored Cedar Key Beach, and 2 blocks from dang neared everything else- it was perfect. The beds were clean and comfortable, and the owners do a good job of making it easy to feel "at home". The house on the inside is a good mix of antique and charming, mixed with modern and useable. We had our 2 kids with us, and they absolutely loved the place too! I really liked that they tried hard to make you feel at home. The next time I am in the area, I will definitely stay there again, and I will be able to walk in, throw my bags down, and feel at home.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 15, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

Location

The only house on the road, we're out of the local traffic pattern, but still within walking distance to all the local restaurants and shops. There is a golf cart rental establishment within a block for those so inclined.

Cedar Key has something for everyone. Relaxation and quiet, fishing, boating, a museum and library, award-winning foods, plenty of quaint shops for your browsing, scenic drives all around the island, and all the fresh seafood and clams you could ever want!

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Prices & Availability

From $150 Nightly

Prices for this holiday cottage in Cedar Key, Florida North Central Gulf Coast

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Cleaning Fee $50
Property Damage Protection $49

Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Cedar Key in Florida North Central Gulf Coast

Property Type:
  • cottage
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Computer Available ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) 1 futon, 1 new and very comfortable airbed. 2 large men have slept on it comfortably.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hunting
  • hunting small game
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surf fishing
  • wind-surfing
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