A "SUNSET BEACH ORIGINAL" Beach cottage, once located directly on the beach and home to the late American Poet, Gertrude Lavinia Vestal. This Historic Key West Beach Cottage was relocated in 1999 to a quiet Sunset Beach street and completely renovated and updated to meet current building codes. The cottage is elevated on steel reinforced concrete pilings and attached to steel beams to conform to FEMA guidelines, complete with new electrical wiring, plumbing, siding, central heat/air, newer a/c, roof and windows while maintaining all of the homes original charm and character! As you step into the lower level entry you are greeted with a spacious tiled foyer with large storage closet and beautiful custom made, curved stair rail and banister that leads you to the home's main floor. The living area with historic tongue-in-groove heart pine walls, custom built book cases and French doors lead out to a large private covered deck on the west side of the home. A perfect oasis for relaxing and entertaining! Spacious dining area with another set of French Doors opening out to the covered deck. Two very large bedrooms with two renovated baths, one with shower and the other with original cast iron tub and shower. Two carports downstairs providing plenty of covered parking for four cars or a boat with storage space for fishing and boating gear. This charming, low maintenance Beach getaway with mature tropical landscaping is just steps away from the Gulf of Mexico. Come enjoy the best of Sunset beach!
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