|Minimum Stay||4 nights|
Our home has been completely renovated - new paint, flooring, oak cabinets, granite countertops, new fixtures and much more. It's pure Florida with a great view of the Gulf just a block away. This cottage is the perfect getaway, located in the quiet coastal Palm Harbor area called Ozona . Ozona is a small laid back community located just miles from Clearwater Beach. Ozona is the very definition of eclectic having multi-million dollar mansions sitting next door to beach side shantys. It has some of the greatest restaurants in Pinellas County, boasting that perfect mix making your vacation relaxing and one that you're happy to call 'home' while away from home. It is only one short block from the gulf, and marina... all within easy walking distance. You can walk 5 blocks to Alt-19 and catch the 'Trolley' to Clearwater and many other locations. Our home is located just a few steps from the Pinellas Trail, featuring 34 miles of walking, biking, and roller blading. there are 2 adult bikes with the property. This is a golf cart community with a golf cart optionally available as well. Located midway between Tarpon Springs and Dunedin, just North of Clearwater.
The property has a large backyard for you to play with the kids, put up a volleyball net and enjoy. Pets welcome with additional deposit.
Keywords: Sleeps 6, Quiet area, Large fenced in backyard overlooking lagoon, one block from the Gulf and marina and several local restaurants. Optionally rent golf cart to drive around Ozona!
We are Kelby and Wendy and hope you love our getaway home and Ozona as much as we do. Once we found Ozona we knew this is the place to come to get away from it all and truly relax. We always head to the water to watch the sunset and love hanging out at the Backyard Bar across Palm Harbor Blvd. We live in Ohio and love Ohio State sports.
Wendy purchased this house in 2011
We fell in love with Ozona immediately. The area feels like the perfect retreat with lots of activities close. Clearwater Beach is one of our favorite beaches in the world. It's all about location.
The. property has a golf cart in the garage. Jump in a drive to any number of local attractions, parks, piers or restaraunts such as Molly Goodheads or Ozona Blue.
We found the home very warm in this small neighborhood. The golf cart is a nice touch to drive 2 blocks to enjoy a sunset. The owners made sure that reservations and check in ran smoothly. We would definitely stay again.
We've rented vacation homes through VRBO often. Some were 'over the top'. Some weren't that great. I'm gonna call this house 'The Goldilocks House' because it was JUST RIGHT. Thrilled to discover that this home had EVERYTHING (and more) we could possibly need.
*I recommend taking along a list of things you think you'll need (bug spray, sun protection, tote bags, cotton balls, binoculars, toilet paper, etc.). Check against your list on arrival and buy the few items you'll need. There's a Walgreens on EVERY corner, plus local Wal-Mart type stores. Childrens toys, booster seat, portacrib, books, movies, beach towels, tote bags, swim toys, 2 bikes, wine glasses, binoculars, extra blankets, snorkel gear and MORE are provided. Wine glasses are in dining room hutch. Beach towels in hall closet.
*When we were there, the golf cart had a minor mechanical issue.. Called to let Wendy know. A local business will replace the part. Walking is convenient everywhere in Ozona. We preferred walking so it wasn't a detriment to our stay.
* Steps make the house not ideal for disabled.
*House is 50/50 laminate/tile and carpet. Our yorkies wore panties/belly band to prevent potential accidents. The couch is nice - put a blanket on it to protect from dog hair. Blankets are in Master Bed. closet.
*House is located on a dead end. No traffic. QUIET neighborhood. Neighbors were VERY friendly. Ozona's sunset tradition- members of community gather by the bay to watch sun set.
*Many friendly dogs in community, feral kittens up the street. Our dogs used NexGuard - had NO problem with fleas, ticks, etc. Bring shampoo for baths after the beach!
*Fenced yard acceptable for yorkies, but not ideal. Rear fence gaps large enough for yorkie to squeeze through if motivated. Easy temp. solution - roll of clear vinyl plastic and a staple gun. (Or similar options)
*Our stay was insect & mosquito free! NO insect bites despite never using bug spray.
*Bring window shades - front & back - for car/truck.
*Ozona Pizza - good, will custom make vegan/allergy free, portions are LARGE (Lg. Greek Salad feeds 4)
RECOMMENDATION: Use Windsong Charters (Windsong Boat Rentals) for a pontoon expedition to the sand-bar. ABSOLUTE BEST DAY of our trip! Dolphins raced our boat in the channel! Extremely competent and friendly staff! Well worth the cost! Take your dogs and camera! Also did a Beginner Sailing class through Windsong. Captain Roland was wonderful. We HIGHLY RECOMMEND this company!
While the cold wind and snow blew against our home in the northeast, we enjoyed this cozy house in Ozona, FL. Our compliments to the owners for a comfortable, clean alternative to a hotel. Attractively furnished, this home in quiet, peaceful Ozona had everything we needed. The temperature in the house remained constant and comfortable, whether we required heat or air. We personally appreciated the excellent internet access, as well as the cable tv and telephone. Always attentive to visitors needs, the owners provide a box of tourist info, including maps. Whether we were entertaining dinner guests or spending a quiet day at home, we found everything we needed, from wine glasses to a terrific selection of good movies on DVD's. What a great place!
My husband and I stayed in Ozona for 4 wonderfull weeks. A very nice little town in an area where there is so much to do. We loved the beautifull beaches of Clearwater, Honeymoon Island and Howard Park. We choosed this town because of its central location. We were very surprised when we walked in the house. Very clean, cozy and everything we needed was there. We have come to Clearwater area for many years, but this was the first house we rented where we could immediatly install ourselves and enjoy.
Wendy and Kelly, the owners are very professional. They are reliable and trustfull. We had, during our vacation, one little issue which they solved in a remarkable positive way.
The house is situated in a quite little town, but within walking distance of some restaurants, the marina and the pinellas trail.
We already recommended this house to our friends.
My parents live in Palm Harbor. We wanted to rent a home nearby so we could spend time with them. The location of this home was ideal. It's very cute and had every amenity you could possibly want, Also very comfortable and clean. I definitely hope to rent it again and would recommend it highly to others.
We stayed at this property for 4 weeks while we attended our Teacher training. The moment we walked in...so charming. It reminded us of a Key West newly remodeled home. The homeowners thought of everything. The home was very clean, very nice sheets/bedding. We did not need to supplement anything in the home. All we had to do was buy what groceries we needed. All appliances and kitchen item were provided. Great restraunts nearby. Great for a vacation home too, close to everything to see.
Thank you for a wonderful stay away from home.
This property is only one short block from the Gulf; marina and fishing area (with poles on property). All are within easy walking distance. Our cottage is located just a few steps from the Pinellas Trail, featuring 34 miles of walking, biking, and roller blading. There are 2 adult bikes with the property to enjoy the area. This is a golf cart community with a golf cart available as well (with additional deposit/fees). Located midway between Tarpon Springs and Clearwater. 4 mi to Caledesi and Honeymoon Islands State Park, 5 mi to Tarpon Springs (a Quaint Greek fishing port with shops, restaurants and the world famous Sponge Docks), 3 mi to Dunedin (which boasts fine shopping and dining), 15 min to Clearwater Beach, 40 min. to Busch Gardens, 45 min to Ybor City in Tampa (home to fine Cuban dining, shops, cafes, & nightclubs), 90 min to Orlando & the Disney. Sound to busy for you? Okay. Walk a block away and have a drink at the 50 foot long bar at Molly's while your better half walks another 100 feet to enjoy a full body deep tissue massage.
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
May 1 2015 - Oct 31 2015
4 night minimum stay
Nov. - April
Nov 1 2015 - Apr 29 2016
4 night minimum stay
|Refundable damage deposit||$100|
|Notes||Half of the rental amount and the refundable deposit is required to reserve the home. The balance is due 2 weeks prior to check-in.|
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.
Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (USD) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.