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Simple, Clean, Quiet & Affordable!

3 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 30 - 180 nights

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Minimum Stay
30 - 180 nights


Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday cottage in Lake Haven - La Petite Auberge Creamerie

Dunedin “Cottage” has Everything Needed to Relax

Get away to a quaint, quiet, well-built bargain of a holiday cottage. You’ll likely want to read a book on the “dock” deck overlooking a tranquil pond that hosts a nearly private island.

The well-insulated newly-updated air-conditioned cottage accommodations include two comfortable queen size bedrooms, a bathroom with a beautifully tiled walk-in shower, a great room with hardwood floors and an HD TV and (free) high-speed internet, a lanai (aka Florida Room) for dining overlooking the pond, and a well-equipped kitchen (with an LP gas stove). The kitchen is equipped with an oven/stove & microwave, dishes & cooking utensils, full-size refridge & freezer, toaster & coffee maker.

All bath & bed linens provided. If you must do that load of laundry, you have access to a washer & dryer on property.

The park has three swimming pools for your use, one of which is heated.

Within walking distance is the cozy Dunedin downtown area, where you’ll find art galleries, restaurants with patio dining and unique shops. Two public golf courses are nearby or get in your car for fun restaurants in Palm Harbor or Clearwater and nightlife in South Tampa, Ybor City and Hyde Park.

For the restless ones, the Tampa Aquarium, Tampa Zoo, Busch Gardens, Adventure Island and St. Pete Museums are easily accessible.

For physical exercise, pick-up the 54 mile Pinellas Trail just a short ½ mile bike ride from the cottage or drive 10 minutes to the famous Clearwater Beach or Honeymoon and Caladesi Island State Parks for beaching, swimming, snorkeling, sailing, wind-surfing, jet-skiing and kayaking.

The Dunedin area enjoys near perfect weather, with an average summer high of 80 degrees and a winter low of 62 degrees. Average rainfall is 50 inches per year with the usual summertime afternoon showers.

Back at the cottage around sunset, fire up the commercial grade grill under the island pavilion and have a picnic dinner overlooking the water. This little get-away is a refreshing alternative to the crowded high-rise condos you'll find closer to the water.

Check the availability on the calendar. This cottage is in demand, so book now for your summer/fall get-away.

More Details
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Jude Creamer
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
23 March, 2016
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About Jude Creamer

Greg travels abundantly doing his dream job, and I get to tag along (often to really wonderful places) ... until sometimes I cough 'Uncle' and I retreat to La Petite Auberge Creamerie. Our primary residence is in the Atlanta area (although we both have our roots in the midwest) and we both love getting away to our 'cottage'.

Jude Creamer purchased this cottage in 2014

Why Jude Creamer chose Dunedin

We've always wanted a little get-away near the beach - and this one provides us the best of all worlds: an easy car drive from Atlanta (and a hop, skip & jump to the Tampa airport), plenty of culture, shopping & activities, the Gulf breeze, beautifully renovated cottage, good amenities and affordability! We'd love to share it with you.

What makes this cottage unique

Quietude, solitude, comfort, informal living, affordability, convenience, and close proximity to any beach/water/outdoor activity you would want! Best of all, no elevators and noisy neighbors!


based on 3 holidaymaker reviews

Simple, Clean, Quiet & Affordable!
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews
St. Joseph, Mo.

Easy Living

  • 5 of 5

We were pleasantly surprised upon arrival.The cottage more than met our expectations. The amenities were thoughtful and abundant. The deckside lake was colorful and inviting for an afternoon of reading or relaxation. The owners made an extra effort to see that we were comfortable and that our needs were met. We loved the spaciousness of the place, the design of the interior and the overall nautical theme. Would we stay there again? Absolutely!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 7, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Baraboo WI

Truly a home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was beautifully renovated and decorated. It had all the comforts of home and was centrally located to all the activities we had planned. Honeymoon Island State Park, Downtown Dunedin, and Clearwater Beach were all just a short drive away. Couldn't have asked for more! We look forward to staying again!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 5, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Lacey! We're so glad you enjoyed it.
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Atlanta, GA


  • 5 of 5

So charming! We had a very relaxing stay. Clean, comfortable, affordable, and close to beach, shops, park, etc. 'Loved the deck with the view of the herons strutting by the pond.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 9, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended

Toronto Blue Jays hold their Spring Training Camp in Dunedin.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Lake Haven, Clearwater Area

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Summer 2016
1 May 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
180 night minimum stay
for 180 nights
My Standard Rate
30 night minimum stay
for 30 nights

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £81
Cleaning £82
Tax Rate 12.0%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
Applicant must submit a park application (background confirmation).
This property is not available from January 1 through April 30, 2016.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Lake Haven in Clearwater Area

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • village ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Newly renovated, stand-up shower, commode, good pressure for hot running water, plenty of light.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Fresh linens, comfy mattresses & pillows, two bedside tables with reading lamps, a/c unit controlled by bedroom occupants, ceiling fan, electric fireplace for ambiance and heat (when needed), carpeted.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
We will gladly make recommendations for local hairdresser, nail salon, masseuse, Chiropractor, dry cleaner, restaurants, dance venues, bicycle rental, and tours.

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