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This is a 938 sq. ft. off grid beach cottage for sale that is only accessible by boat on Keewaydin Island in Southwest Florida. If you include the outdoor porch living space there’s a total living area of 1,238 sq. ft.

The artisan built cottage has been featured on Bob Vila and previously owned and occupied by Florida artist Paul Arsanault.

This cottage is nestled on 1.8 acres and has direct access to the Gulf of Mexico. The secluded cottage offers stunning waterfront views, beach frontage and a private boat dock!

As you arrive by boat you take a short walk up the broad walk to enter the cottage. You’ll notice a large screen enclosed porch that has a relaxing lounge area and built in bar. What a great spot to enjoy a tropical cocktail while gazing out over the beach, right?

Inside the cottage there is a spacious kitchen for cooking your catch of the day and a large dining area that opens up to the screened-in porch so you can enjoy the ocean breeze with no mosquitos while eating and relaxing. The bedroom also has views of the beach and also has large screened enclosed windows so you can feel as if you were sleeping right on the beach!

How would you like to live in this eco friendly off grid beach cottage?  Well, it’s currently for sale with a asking price of $599,000 and is just a short boat ride to beautiful Naples, Florida. Please enjoy and re-share below. Thank you!

938 Sq. Ft. Little Marco Beach Cottage

beach cottage

Images © The Irvin Group

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This is a 800 sq. ft. off grid beach cottage located on Keewaydin Island, Florida that is only accessible by boat. The home was originally built in 1948 as a fishing cottage. When Sherry Irvin (Realtor in Naples, Florida), her husband at the time, and their two daughters (ages three and six at the time), moved into the small cottage, they updated the interior but kept the original wood floors. They also incorporated features in the home that we normally see in houseboats.

When you go inside you’ll find a kitchen, open living room with views of the ocean, two bedrooms, and one bathroom. To save space they removed all the doors in the home except in the bathroom where there was already a privacy curtain. They also added a large deck that is nearly the size of the home itself. They lived here for six years. And the children were best friends since they were the only kids on the island. They also got to go to school by boat rather than school bus. How cool is that? Sherry says she would live here again in a heart beat! So how would you like to live in a small home like this on an island? Let us know why or why not in the comments below.

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Family of Four Live in 800 Sq. Ft. Off-Grid Island Cottage

Family of Four Live in 800 Sq. Ft. Off Grid Island Cottage

Images © Sherry Irvin

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