(We now have two more properties listed on this site at #706176 and #891072). This cozy 2BR/1BA Key West style cottage nestled in historical New Port Richey, Florida is sure to quickly become your 'home away from home' getaway! This home is fully furnished with brand new appliances and gorgeous Floridian decor. It is newly renovated and features an enclosed, front Florida room, full eat-in kitchen with microwave, living room with cable television, WiFi 50/50 speed, full bath room with shower and tub, (2) bedrooms with pillow top mattresses, and a spacious laundry room. We have also included a medium size (up to 45 lb.), dog crate for your use with bed, bowls, and leash. Unlike other vacation properties, this home provides a spacious, fully enclosed back yard and has ample off street parking for your RV or boat. This home is situated within walking distance of several downtown New Port Richey merchants and restaurants as well as scenic Orange Lake. Also within walking distance, is Sims Park along Main Street and the Pithlachascotee River that includes: a newly renovated, 3 million dollar playground, park, and amphi-theatre! Sims Park is also host to several outdoor festivities throughout the year and outdoor movies! New Port Richey is 'rich' in history, and in 1926 it seemed possible that New Port Richey would become another Hollywood or at least a winter getaway for Hollywood stars. Famous celebrities from all over the world have purchased property in New Port Richey including Thomas Meighan, Irving Berlin, Gene Sarazan, Charlie Chaplin, Gloria Swanson, Johnny Cash, and Shirley Temple's aunt and uncle, whom she would visit every summer. The Hacienda Hotel, (now closed), was once the scene of many social events attended by some of the most famous celebrities of stage and screen. It is currently under renovation.
The downtown area is host to many events such as The Chasco Street Parade, (April) The Chasco Boat Parade, (April), The Christmas Street Parade and boat Parade, (December), Night in the Tropics, St. Patrick's Day, (Fitzgerald's), outdoor movies, concerts, outdoor markets, etc.
There is also a public boat ramp located right up the street at Main Street and River Road.+ More