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Cottage Bungalow on Lake Talquin

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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
2 nights minimum
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This 1932 cottage overlooks beautiful Lake Talquin on a 1-acre landscaped lot. Original hardwood floors, 10-foot ceilings, and outdoor spaces feel just like home. Perfect for weekend and longer getaways. Enjoy fishing, canoeing, and nature. Unique property overlooking beautiful Lake Talquin. This house has been in our family since it was built The original hardwood floors and 10-foot ceilings feel just like home. French doors separate the living and dining rooms. The dining area seats 6 and the kitchen pub table seats 2. There are 2 bedrooms -- one queen bed and a double. A queen pull-out couch is available in the TV room. A queen air mattress is also available. The outdoor areas include 2 porches and a carport converted to an outdoor room, providing plenty of choices for outdoor ...This 1932 cottage overlooks beautiful Lake Talquin on a 1-acre landscaped lot. Original hardwood floors, 10-foot ceilings, and outdoor spaces feel just like home. Perfect for weekend and longer getaways. Enjoy fishing, canoeing, and nature. Unique property overlooking beautiful Lake Talquin. This house has been in our family since it was built The original hardwood floors and 10-foot ceilings feel just like home. French doors separate the living and dining rooms. The dining area seats 6 and the kitchen pub table seats 2. There are 2 bedrooms -- one queen bed and a double. A queen pull-out couch is available in the TV room. A queen air mattress is also available. The outdoor areas include 2 porches and a carport converted to an outdoor room, providing plenty of choices for outdoor relaxation. There is a hammock, swing, lounge chairs that offer plenty of outdoor seating. Activities include a firepit, dock, and horseshoe area. View ospreys, eagles, herons, woodpeckers without leaving the porch. If you are lucky you could see the rare 'white squirrel' common in this area. The neighborhood is quiet and relaxing on a dead-end road bordered by the lake and a wildlife management area. A restaurant, bar, small grocery, boat ramp, and boat rentals is located a short drive away. There area miles of nearby hiking, horseback, and biking trails. The house is 29 miles(32 minutes) from Doak Campbell Stadium in downtown Tallahassee and is perfect for football games and graduations. Fishing -- Lake Talquin is nationally known for its high quality bass, bluegill, black crappie, and speckled perch fishing. The best crappie fishing times occur in winter months January through April. The Florida state record for black crappie (3.81 pounds) was caught in Lake Talquin. This is a good central location for day trips: Tallahassee -- government, colleges, and FSU and FAMU sporting events. Havana -- antiques Apalachicola -- charming seaside town famous for its oysters Toreya State Park Wakulla Springs Thomasville, GA St. George Island Marianna Caverns This house uses the original skeleton key in one of the exterior doors. It is recommended to place the key in the inside doorlock at night for easy exit. The house is on a high hill and the walk from the lake has an incline. Swimmers beware! The lake is a wildlife habitat and swimming is not recommended. However, it is perfect for boating, canoeing, kayaking and other activities. This property is non-smoking. Keep pets under control when outside. Use safety precautions when using the firepit.More
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Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Cooker
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Refrigerator
Porch
Washer
Central Heating
Water Views
Dryer
Outdoor Dining Area
Dishwasher
Towels Provided
Air Conditioning
Freezer
Paper Towels Provided
Books
Waterfront
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Ceiling Fans
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Microwave
Balcony
Linens Provided
Terrace
Toaster
Patio
Deck
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Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful place! Fishing off the dock with the grandkids! Relaxing atmosphere! I would recommend it! There was even starter food there for us! We were amazed! My hubby didn't want to leave! The grandkids 15, 12, 7, 7, and 6 had an awesome...More

Date of stay: July 2017
1  Thank pdevilwoman5
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

My family and I enjoyed our stay very very much!! Their was plenty of room for everyone in the house verses being cramped in a hotel suite. The neighborhood was very quite, peaceful, and SAFE!! We enjoyed going fishing off the dock where we caught...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank William T Hatch... I
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Reviewed 6 July 2017

We had a wonderful visit over the 4th of July weekend. The home is well stocked with daily supplies and the owner is wonderful with quick replies to any questions or information about the area, Which was very helpful as this was our visit to...More

Date of stay: July 2017
1  Thank Scott M
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Very tranquil, extremely relaxing and mystical "white squirrels" scampered around...beautiful sunsets!!!

Date of stay: April 2017
Thank pkcavanagh
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Very relaxing and everything you need ...like camping but in a home....no wifi, internet or cable. Personally I loved not being tied to any devices. My daughter got married during our stay and it made the perfect place for all the preparations (since we did...More

Date of stay: September 2016
Thank gratitude916
Management response:Responded 23 October 2016

Glad your stay was relaxing. I would have never guessed that you made wedding preparations as you left the place spotless! Not a trace of anything. Sorry about the mosquitos -- in August/September on occasional years the blind mosquitos visit for a few days then...More

About the Owner
Georgianna S
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:September 2015
Availability
December 2018
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