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A Secret Island In Florida Sets The Stage For One Epic Splurge vs. Steal

By Amy Puchaty | April 28, 2020 | Comments Off on A Secret Island In Florida Sets The Stage For One Epic Splurge vs. Steal

Low-key island living and loving it! These finds in secluded Manasota Key, Florida are perfect for a beachfront escape. In fact, Coastal Living named Manasota Key one of Florida’s 10 secret islands. It’s admired for its four white sandy beaches and low-key Gulf Coast vibe that includes thrilling watersports, plus a fabulous local tiki bar. Here we […]

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If You Want to Know 30-A, You Ask James Watts

By Bethany Erickson | November 22, 2019 | Comments Off on If You Want to Know 30-A, You Ask James Watts

If you want to know Florida – and especially 30-A – the guy you need to see is James Watts. Why? For one, his unique skill set. After a stint in Oxford, Mississippi, where he got both his undergrad and law degree, he has been able to use his law and business training in the […]

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Eyebrow Raising Historical Shelter in Key West

By Bethany Erickson | November 10, 2019 | Comments Off on Eyebrow Raising Historical Shelter in Key West

Depending on how old you are, the mention of Key West, Florida, either makes you think of Ernest Hemingway, Tennesee Williams, or Jimmy Buffet — the celebrities who have, at various points in time, made the island home.  Discovered by Ponce de Leon, Key West was claimed by Spain in 1513 and named Las Martines. […]

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Florida Traditional Minutes From the Best Beaches

By Bethany Erickson | May 22, 2019 | Comments Off on Florida Traditional Minutes From the Best Beaches

A charter member of the SecondShelters.com fan club touched base with us recently to let us know about a great Naples, Florida, property close to two amazing beaches, fine dining, and more — and the Florida Traditional she showed us? Her own. Heidi Boetsch-Loewinsohn, a Realtor with Caine Premier Properties, said her three-bedroom, two bath […]

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Check Out this Sweet St. Pete Historic Home

By Deb R. Brimer | April 21, 2019 | 1 Comment

This 1910 beauty in St. Petersburg, Florida will be hard to pass up. Between its historic charm, new ultra-modern renovations, and resort location, be prepared for a dazzling experience. Located at 140 13th Avenue NE in a walkable and bikeable part of town, the property includes the 2,974-square-feet main house with three bedrooms and three […]

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Florida Beach Beat Out Hawaii As Best Beach In USA

By Amy Puchaty | March 14, 2019 | Comments Off on Florida Beach Beat Out Hawaii As Best Beach In USA

This stateside beach just beat out Hawaii as the best beach in the USA and it’s probably in the last place you would expect. Clearwater Beach, Florida, is a known tourist spot and most recently ranks highest among TripAdvisor travelers in both quantity and quality of reviews over a 12-month period. One TripAdvisor reviewer wrote, […]

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