Are you looking for a little Tranquility in your next Gulf Coast vacation? You’ve found Cedar Key Tranquility – our vacation rental by owner condo at Old Fenimore Mill. We hope you’re ready to take a break from the world and enjoy our closeup view of paradise.

Tranquility is more than a name… our goal in furnishing Cedar Key Tranquility was to impart a feeling of peace and tranquility. In fact, that’s why we named the place – “Tranquility“. A blending of contemporary organic themes and traditional Japanese design elements lends just the right touch of “Zen” to the space without being intrusive. The decor is a perfect compliment to the stunning view awaiting just outside the door on our private balcony. Enjoy luxury accommodations while you delight in birding from your private balcony.

Cedar Key Tranquility is equipped for your comfort and convenience, our two bedroom, two bath, self-catered vacation home is a corner unit on the third (top) floor with a private balcony overlooking the Gulf of Mexico and Cedar Key’s backwaters of Waccasssassa Bay.

We know from personal experience that it’s much easier to relax in the serenity of the setting knowing things are humming along nicely in the outside world. We provide free WiFi (6 Mbps – U-verse WiFi), a flat screen monitor to connect to your laptop (if you choose), keyboard, and printer/fax/scanner are available for guest use. Just plug in your laptop and go!

Experience the best view of the backwaters of Cedar Key, Florida while you relax in comfort on Tranquility’s balcony with balcony height table and chairs. One guest called our view “Cedar Key’s Early Bird Show” – dozens of Florida’s wading birds arrive daily to feed below the balcony and roost in the mangroves at night. You’ll love our fan for keeping you cool in summer and pull-down blinds to help you enjoy coffee with the sunrise. Watch the crabbers tend their traps, the fisher persons on the private fishing dock for Fenimore Mill guests, and the birds and boats go by. Evenings are wonderful with a Gulf breeze and sweet Cedar Key clams cooked in our well-equipped kitchen. Toast the Cedar Key, FL sunset with a beverage and know that tomorrow, you’ll get to do it again!

Our Cedar Key, FL vacation rental’s upscale accommodations include free streaming movies and music via Roku; free long distance calling to the US and Canada; stainless kitchen appliances; and a flat screen TV in the master bedroom. A cd player stereo is available and we have a small eclectic collection of music, DVDs, and books to please most. We also provide a selection of games and puzzles for those occasionally rainy days or your choice of lazy days. All televisions in Tranquility are equipped with Direct TV. A full size washer and dryer are available for your use.

Our living room seats six adults comfortably; our dining room also seats six. Our kitchen is outfitted with dinnerware and glassware for eight and a variety of utensils and cooking pots and pans to help you prepare a seafood feast! For the grillmaster, charcoal grills are provided behind the building at ground level.

You’ll sleep in comfort in our Cedar Key rental home in our plush top king bed. The master bath offers extra counter space to spread out your stuff. The guest bedroom has a queen bed and the full bath is across the hall. Both baths have plenty of soft towels and wall-mounted hairdryers.

The Fenimore Mill Condominiums also provide very nice grounds and amenities for our guests. Keep up with happenings in Cedar Key and our condos on our Facebook page.

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Amenities in Cedar Key Tranquility

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  • Table Service for 8.
  • Coffee mugs, wine glasses, assorted glassware.
  • Coffeemaker (both keurig and drip), grinder, blender, toaster, crockpot, Foreman grill.
  • Stainless electric stove/oven, microwave, refrigerator, dishwasher.
  • Stainless cookware set, roaster, non-stick frypans, clam pot, pasta pot!
  • Knife set, steak knives, silverware, many utensils.
  • Measuring cups, spoons, mixing bowls, linens.

Living Area

  • Sofa with queen sleeper, loveseat and chairs. Dining table for six.
  • 27″ TV with Direct TV, DVD player + DVDs.
  • Free movies on demand via Roku and Netflix.
  • CD Stereo with CD collection, Pandora.
  • Magazines, puzzles, games.
  • Condo “Book” containing menus, tourism info, etc.

Tech Center

  • 6 Mbps – U-verse WiFi. Roku & Netflix for streaming.
  • Free Internet-based long distance calling to US and Canada.


  • Master – King Bed with plush mattress, walk-in closet and full en-suite bath.
  • TV/VCR, Alarm Clock Radio/CD in both bedrooms. *Direct TV in both bedrooms *not all condos have this…
  • Guest bedroom has Queen Bed with full bath across the hall.
  • Bath and bedroom linens for 6 guests. Pool towels for 6 guests.
  • Wall mounted hairdryers in each bath.

General Amenities

  • Beautiful treehouse views of Gulf and Wacassassa Bay.
  • Approx 1000 SF of living space.
  • Private balcony on third floor (top floor).
  • Covered parking under building. (For your car & golfcart!)
  • Balcony has large bar height table and four chairs.
  • Ceiling fans in every room.
  • Full size Washer/Dryer.
  • Vacuum, mop, bucket, broom, dustpan.
  • Heated and Air Conditioned, all electric.

Condominium (common) Amenities

  • Boat trailer parking available on site. (No slips.)
  • Freshwater washdown for your boat.
  • Private fishing dock for guests.
  • Fish cleaning table at dock with freshwater.
  • Small private beach for shelling, launching kayaks.
  • Condo Owners/Guests swimming pool and jacuzzi on site.
  • Charcoal grills at ground level.

(Note:  Tranquility is a third floor condo, accessible by stairs only. No elevator is available. Approximately 50 steps to top floor. Sorry – we are not handicap accessible.)

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 Cedar Key Tranquility’s Availability Calendar

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    Cedar Key, FL Lodging Rates

    $1055/week  Low season and non-holiday
    $189/weeknight  |  $195/Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday (A minimum stay of 2 nights is normally required in low season and non-holidays/festivals)
    $3869/month |  off season/non-holiday = May, June, July, August, September, October (when available – monthly rate includes 28 nights)
    $1,130/week or $205/night in High Season/Winter (Dec. 15 – Jan 7; Feb 1 – April 30 – 5 night minimum stay)
    $1,130/week or $205/night holidays and festivals (4 night minimum stay if booked MORE than 2 weeks in advance)

    Minimum Stays, House Rules

    *Most holidays and festival weekends require a minimum of 5 nights and will not be reserved more than 2 weeks in advance unless you reserve at least a five night stay. Please inquire to verify required number of days. Holidays and festivals book up quickly. The minimum booking is a requirement. Busy times include the usual national holidays, Cedar Key Arts Festival in spring, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Pirate Festival, and the Seafood Festival in October.

    Pet friendly Lodging: We sometimes allow well-behaved dogs – contact us and let us know what type of pet you have. We almost always require you to bring a crate for your dog. All dogs are required to be on flea and tick prevention and dogs are not permitted on furniture. There is a $30 pet fee per visit – NOT per night! We are a very economical vacation rental lodging choice for pet owners! There is a designated pet walking area on site and pickup poop bags (which you MUST use). Please know that we never approve cats as the owner is very allergic!

    Rates do not include Florida tax – currently 11%. (We can’t avoid charging tax – sorry!) No additional cleaning fees are charged. A credit card is required to make reservations.No discounts for cash. Please ask about cancellation policies. We don’t allow last minute cancellations (or provide refunds) due to thunderstorms, lack of fish or scallops, wind, rain, cold or fog, football teams doing poorly, or other events beyond our control. Early Departures (except as described in the hurricane policy above) are also not refundable.

    In the event of a malfunction or breakdown of any provided household appliances or amenity, please notify OWNER promptly. Every effort will be made to expedite repair or replacement of faulty item. However, there will be no refunds given due to these uncontrollable events.

    (Cedar Key Tranquility is not handicap accessible. We are on the third floor with approximately 50 steps. There is no elevator.)

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