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Charming, Vintage Lakefront Cottage, Large deck and dock! Boat Slip, 2 grills..

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 850 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedroom/2 bath lakefront cottage

Our lakefront cottage is called "Remember When".

Remember when life was simpler during those family get-a-ways to the lake? You can recreate yesteryear when retreating to "Remember When". Extensive upgrades and renovations were just completed in March of 2016! This lakefront home offers stunning views and quiet lakefront living.

You'll love the wood planked walls, wood ceilings, and wood floors, along with the wide open lakefront vistas through the many large windows. A spacious deck off the sun room offers commanding views of the lake. At about 30 feet in elevation above the lake level, you will love spending leisure time here, both day and night!

The large dock has both open and covered areas. The covered areas are great during the summer mid-day heat and during a passing rain shower. Plenty of space for fishing on this 80 foot wide x 45 foot deep dock area!

One of the two covered boat slips is available for your boat with advance notice. If you have jet skis, bring them along as you have use of two jet ski lifts. There is even a lake level platform for easy access to your kayak or canoe! A Leon County maintained cement boat ramp with 2 floating docks is available nearby down the street.

Two bedrooms and one full bath are located on the main level. There is a downstairs, ground level, "walk out basement" bedroom with lots of extra sleeping space. This downstairs bedroom has it's own covered AND screened-in lanai. A nice place to hang out during the mid day sun or passing rain shower! This particular downstairs space offers privacy and separation for an extra couple or or adult kids.

For the convenience of coming off the dock or lake along with the ground floor bedroom, there is a new outdoor covered and private bathroom that features a hot/cold shower, toilet and sink, each in it's own room. Even a sitting area! This is located at the entrance to the walkout basement bedroom. There is a covered walkway from the downstairs bedroom to the outdoor bathroom in case it rains. You'll love how this new addition enhances lake life and even makes you feel like you're in the mountains!

There are just 3 steps up to the main level front door. The downstairs is located down some exterior stairs at ground level as well. "Remember When" is advantageous for folks that prefer not to navigate lots of stairs.

The front of the home offers plenty of parking, even for your boat trailer. Please call or email us anytime, day or night, with any questions or to secure your lakefront get-a-way. We'd love for you to create memories at our lake house so that you'll also fondly "Remember When".

Glenn and Lawson Smith

*Sorry, no group gatherings allowed, even for day use, beyond the maximum occupancy of 6 people.

More Details

Owner
Glenn Smith
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
19 July, 2017

About Glenn Smith

We both grew up in the Lake Talquin area, with Lawson in Gadsden County, which borders the north shore of Lake Talquin, and Glenn in nearby Tallahassee. Lawson has wonderful memories of when her family owned a home on Lake Talquin during the 1960s and '70s.

We're thrilled to continue making memories with our adult kids and grandkids at a lake house and a lake that is frozen in time. We'd love to host you or your family for a couple's weekend or a family outing. Thank You for considering a stay at our cottage, "Remember When"!

Glenn and Lawson Smith

Glenn Smith purchased this cottage in 2015

Why Glenn Smith chose North West Florida

We chose this home due to it's superb location on a gentle bluff at the large part of the lake. The custom built features and details of the cute cottage, breathtaking views, and the dock's extra large living areas sold us right away! The convenience to Tallahassee and the beaches are an added bonus!

What makes this cottage unique

What makes this cottage special is the charm and the interior's attention to details. In addition, the lake life is enjoyable from both inside the home and throughout the large lake level living spaces!

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Tallahassee in Florida

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 850 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Waterfront ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Outdoor enclosed private bathroom by the basement bedroom
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , Sleeping basement, ground level, exterior entrance, a/c,heat
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • water skiing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Charming, Vintage Lakefront Cottage, Large deck and dock! Boat Slip, 2 grills..
average rating of 4.9473686 based on 19 reviews
5

Cozy

  • 5 of 5

It's such a beautiful place. The moment we walked in a calm came over me. It was quite, cozy and we instantly felt at home.. my little family will definitely be back.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Brandon, FL
5

We loved it!!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time here. The house had everything you would need and was very comfortable. The 2 large dogs had a blast outside as well. It was perfect for 2 couples!!!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You so much! We're so glad that all worked out well! Please come back one day and thank you for coming to our cottage at the lake!! Glenn and Lawson
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And the fish were biting too!

  • 5 of 5

We had a very nice 4 day stay! Seems everything you could possibly need was thought of for you. A nice boat ramp is nearby by if needed. Remember When was very clean, the neighbors were friendly, and it has spectacular lake views!

We caught catfish using "prepared baits", bluegill on worms and crickets, and a few bass too!

We would definitely recommend!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You so much for your review! We're thrilled that you were successful at fishing and also that you loved the views and clean cottage! Thank You for recommending our lake place!! Glenn and Lawson
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Cleveland Heights, OH
5

My family of for adults loved this space! Creatively created inside and out.

  • 5 of 5

As a passionate cook, i found the kitchen well stocked with pans and serving items. We will definitely return when venturing south.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You so much for your wonderful review! We're so happy that you love our lake cottage! My wife Lawson LOVES to cook and knows what a cook wants and needs within a kitchen. In addition, she's the one with the interior touch. We'd be thrilled to host you back at the lake! Glenn and Lawson
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Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

I can't even tell you how much fun we had. The owners have truly thought of everything! We caught fish and watched a gator swim around. My dog was able to run in the fenced in back yard. We caught fish and saw beautiful sunsets. We will be back!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You very much for your review! We're so glad that you had fun and created memories to remember! In addition, thank you for keeping our lake cottage in mind for a future visit!!! Glenn and Lawson
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Chipley, FL
4

It was a beautiful place! We had a great time!

  • 4 of 5

Our family had a great time at this place! It was a very unique property, the updates were well done!

  • Review Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You very much for your review! We appreciate your kind words and feedback! Hope to hear from you again one day! Glenn and Lawson
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Location

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Tallahassee
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Whippoorwill Waterfront Pub n Grub
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
Seminole Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Whippoorwill Waterfront Pub n Grub
Nearest Beach
60 Miles
Alligator Pt, Carrabelle, or St. George Island

Lake Talquin is known for it's trophy largemouth and striped bass, crappie, bream, shellcrackers, speckled perch, striped pickerel (commonly called "jack"), gar, catfish, and bowfin.

There is a Leon County maintained boat ramp down our street with floating docks on both sides. Lake Talquin is excellent for fishing, boating, kayaking, water skiing, tubing, or simply enjoying the lake in any type of weather on both our covered and open dock!

Tallahassee and Florida State University are a short drive down Highway 20, (Pensacola Street), at roughly 15 miles to the city limits and 20 miles to F.S.U.

Restaurants are located throughout Tallahassee or Quincy.

The closest beach is at Alligator Point, about 45 minutes away. Carrabelle and St. George Island are not far either at roughly an hour.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Tallahassee, Florida

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£273
for 2 nights
From
£104
From
£126
Fri,Sat
£706
£1,623
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £19.24
Cleaning/linens/towels £65.4
Tax Rate 12.5%

*During Thanksgiving week, Christmas/New Years holidays, we have a 4 NIGHT MINIMUM STAY REQUIREMENT. 3 NIGHT MINIMUM FOR ALL OTHER FEDERAL HOLIDAYS.

MAXIMUM OCCUPANCY allowed is 6 people. No group gatherings allowed beyond the maximum occupancy. Maximum long term stay is 4 months.

If you bring your dog, we have a $25.00 pet fee. We simply ask that they'd be well behaved & trained, current on flea/tick meds, non-scratchers on doors/windows/furniture, to keep them off the furniture & beds, and that you'd pick up after them in the yard and neighborhood. Due to the fact that your pet is not familiar with his/her surroundings at the house, please bring a kennel in case you plan to leave him/her alone. Lastly, please keep your doggies from barking so as to not disturb the neighbors.

If you need to cancel, we provide a refund, (minus the 12.5% tax that we do not pursue which acts as our administrative fee), only if we're able to re-rent the dates that you had been holding. Purchasing trip cancellation insurance is strongly recommended because you never know what unexpected life event could occur.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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