Rent this coastal cottage for yourself.

By Elizabeth Raines Beeler
April 25, 2007
J. Savage Gibson; styling by Whitney Wise Long

Accommodations: Three bedrooms, one bath; sleeps six

Rates: Dec-Feb and Aug: $2,995 monthly; March-July: $3,995 monthly; Sept-Nov: $2,500 monthly

Availability: Year-round

Location: Barrier island between the Atlantic and the Summer Haven River nearest airport: Jacksonville, Florida (JAX), one-hour drive away

Amenities: Washer/dryer, cable TV, DVD player, WiFi, gass grill, air-conditioning units, propane heat, fireplace, porch, tower, dock access. Rental rates include weekly housekeeping and all linens.

Need-to-know Info: Maximum occupancy six persons, deposit required, military discount 5 percent (not applicable during holidays), pet fee $100

Don't Miss: Marineland, Florida's oldest oceanarium (live dolphin shows and encounters); 904/471-1111 or

Contact Info: 800/898-9486 or

(published June 2007, updated April 2010)