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ARTIST HOME + STUDIO in beach town

ARTIST HOME + STUDIO in beach town

4 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
1 bath
4 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
1 bath
GymThis is one of few homes in this area that has this feature.

This Side is the perfect getaway for artists and travelers who seek an experience that is unique. The house is beautifully decorated with paintings and artworks that are made by artists. It's a well lit space. Located on a canal that leads to the river and we supply the kayaks. The studio is just a few steps out the back door. You are welcome to use our bikes during your stay. We are located in a great area that has so much to do, from biking to the park, pool, dining, and recreation.


Free parking on premises
Wireless Internet
Cable TV

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Common spaces
1 couch

House Rules

No smoking
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 10AM

4 Reviews

Bhrett User Profile
March 2018
We had a great stay at Ed and Kate's place. I traveled to Florida to have a surgery and recover. The Side Retreat was the perfect place to relax for a few days afterwards to prepare for my trip home. Great hospitality, cleanliness, and personal touches!
Charles User Profile
December 2016
Love the bed!
Elizabeth User Profile
December 2015
Wonderful, lovely experience. We stayed at This Side Retreat for a little over one week in December 2015. The hosts' description of their property is spot on. Their home is roomy and cozy and filled with whimsical art. We went kayaking almost every day (one day we spent at th…
Angelo User Profile
January 2015
Ed and Kate treated us like family, only better! Many places are just rentals but this place was comfortable very clean and felt like home. It is located in a safe, quite area. The owners are artists and their excellent work is a delight to see. We cannot say enough positive th…

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Hosted by Ed And Kate

Swannanoa, North Carolina, United StatesJoined in January 2013
Ed And Kate User Profile
7 Reviews
We are professional artists that sell our ceramic works across the country and internationally. Although we love living in the mountains of Swannanoa, NC near Asheville, we truly enjoy Florida and all that it offers. We have designed This Side Retreat to be the perfect getaway …
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Bonita Springs, FL, United States

The neighborhood that This Side is located in is really a perfect spot. It is located near a very popular park called Riverside Park. This park hosts numerous events throughout season for residents …

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