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Escape to The MERMAID HOUSE on Goose Cove

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type house


About the property

The Mermaid House is a comfortable getaway for up to six people.

The Mermaid House is a 2 bedroom 2 bath home that sleeps 6. King bed in Master, 2 twins in guest room (with private entrance) and a trundle bed off living room. Comfortable furnishings offer space to relax while enjoying the beautiful Gulf front views. Washer and dryer, dishwasher, wifi and fireplace make this a relaxing getaway retreat. Ther is a charcoal grill available. Dock area in back on canal.

Property Manager
Lori Schleede
Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 April, 2017

About Lori Schleede

Current owners are allowing a local property manager to handle rental arrangements for clients.

Lori Schleede purchased this house in 2016

Why Lori Schleede chose Florida North Central Gulf Coast

Location, location, location. Palmetto Drive is a friendly street with snowbirds and other vacation rentals. The Gulf front view offers a relaxing location. With the canal in the back, guests can launch their kayaks and explore the canal and gulf waters at high tide.

What makes this house unique

The access to pristine, unspoiled waterways attracted us to this area. Less than a mile from downtown, it is an easy walk, bike or golf cart ride.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Cedar Key in Levy County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • rural ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Master bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Guest room with private entrance.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surf fishing
  • tennis


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(6 traveller reviews)

Escape to The MERMAID HOUSE on Goose Cove
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 6 reviews

Relaxing on the Gulf of Mexico

  • 5 of 5

A very comfortable house with great views in a quiet neighborhood. Well equipped home complete with friendly neighbors. We would definitely stay there again.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for letting us know that your stay was pleasant and that you would considering staying again. We appreciate you taking the time to write your review. Look forward to hearing from you in the future.
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Very clean and spacious

  • 4 of 5

We thought the property was clean and ready to go when we arrived early so we were able to get right in. Although we thought it was good we felt it would be great with some minor upgrades, I.E. new appliances, updated tv and upgrade to the dish package, internet, etc. new windows would be great as we had a hard time to raise and lower them. Again minor things that would take the stay from a 3 1/2 star to an easy 5 with the location.

Word about the realtor, Lori was great and easy to work with. Would not hesitate if she was assigned to a property we rent in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am glad you enjoyed your stay and appreciate your constructive advise for review. Everything will be upgraded as time allows. I hope you will consider staying again.
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Great Accommodations in Cedar Key !!

  • 5 of 5

Really had a nice time in Cedar Key ... very relaxing .... we enjoyed the boat tour to the the nearby island/keys from downtown and visited numerous parks in the area to see lot's of birds and wildlife.

The accommodations were perfect ... everything as described .. nice neighbors .. and great view of the ocean from the front room and deck.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Overall OK

  • 4 of 5

Fire place don't work, floors in kitchen very dirty! l would say again.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your stay at the Mermaid House. I am sorry that the fireplace was not working for you. I appreciate knowing about the kitchen floor. Being in the natural environment has advantages and disadvantages. This is an oversight on our part. I hope that you will choose to stay at the Mermaid House again.
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Gainesville, FL

Great Weekend Stay!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay over Memorial Day Weekend! The house and beds were comfortable and the view was relaxing. We had plenty of room and the weather was perfect for enjoying a walk, fishing, etc. We'd definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am glad that you enjoyed your stay at the Mermaid House. I hope you will come stay with us again in the future.
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Great Location

  • 5 of 5

This was perfect for a girl's get away weekend. The property is well maintained and comfortable. We enjoyed the beautiful views and easy walking distance to downtown Cedar Key. The kitchen is well stocked with the necessities for cooking. Lori, the manager, was easy to work with and responded quickly to e-mails and phone calls.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 19, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
0.5 Miles
George T Lewis
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Brian's Big Deck
Nearest Golf
35 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
SR 24
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Car: not necessary

Cedar Key is located on Florida's Nature Coast. It is surrounded by tens of thousands of acres of prestine wilderness. Truly a nature lovers dream. State Parks and Archeoligical sites and a quaint downtown reminisent of old Florida exist at the end of SR 24. A well stocked market, award winning restaurants and bars are all within walking distance, or a short ride by golf cart (available for rent in town). Experienced charter captains offer excellent fishing along with airboat and island tours are readily available.

The Mermaid House is a comfortable, beautifully decorated Gulf Front home with water access and a dock on the back canal. The open floor plan offers the opportunity to prepare meals while socializing with guests and enjoying the view of the Gulf. A cozy, wood burning fireplace for the cool winter evenings chases the chills away after a day of back country fishing. There is an outside shower along with guest quarters and a full bath (available for an additional charge). The summer season offers scalloping in the local waters. This 2 bedroom, two bath home is comforatble for snowbirds who may have guests, or anyone looking for a getaway.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Cedar Key, Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
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1 night minimum stay
for 1 night

Additional pricing information

cleaning fee £78.23
Tax Rate 9.0%

Rates listed are for 4 people. $20 per persom, per night apply to booking over 4 people. Cleaning fee subject to change based upon number of people in party. No money is accepted until you arrive in the form of cash, check or credit card.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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