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Dennis Topping

Member since: 2011
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Speaks: english

Beautiful 4BD/2BA Waterfront Pool Home: Plz Call 727-688-8606

10 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 6 nights

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Overview

Shore Acres House Rental Photos and Description

4BR, 2 BA, Spacious and great for families- near downtown, local owners

Bring the whole family and enjoy the Florida sun! Sunny, fully fenced yard, heated pool, amazing shorebirds- paddleboards and kayaks too!

This home, updated in 2014, is fully equipped to provide a fun and carefree vacation experience for families of all ages.

Soak in the Florida sun while the kids and pets play in the private and fully fenced yard. Corner waterfront lot offers a tropical paradise and the heated pool ensures year round use (optional pool baby gate gives added peace of mind).

The 20 ft dock, on the confluence of two saltwater canals, is great for fishing or watching for dolphins, manatees and pelicans. There are 3 families of nesting Blue Herons that provide great entertainment at dusk each night. We have paddleboards and a kayak available for use

The house was entirely redecorated in 2014 to provide a neutral/coastal living vibe. Linen service is included in the cleaning fee.

Younger kids will love the well stocked toy collection. We have baby items too! For your convenience the home is also equipped with wireless internet and satellite TV ( no additional cost)

Owners are local and less than 5 minutes away, enabling us to make sure all of your vacation needs are met.

This house is really designed to make life as easy and worry free as possible! With over 20 sets of happy visitors, we know you will enjoy it as much as we have.

We are happy to answer any questions you may have about your upcoming vacation!

Features:

Clean, Modern, Neutral interior

Waterfront

Heated Pool with child safety fencing (removable if desired)

Fully Fenced Yard- Back and Front Courtyard controls water access for kids/dogs

Dock

Professional Linen Service and Cleaning

Pack-n-play and highchair/booster chair

Washer/Dryer

Dishwasher, Garbage Disposal

Propane Grill/BBQ

Wii

Toys (2-4 yr age approprate)

Enjoy all the great restaurants and entertainment that Downtown St. Pete/the Pier has to offer (7 min drive)and the sugar sand beaches of St. Pete Beach and Clearwater Beach(~20 min drive). Shopping plaza and restaurants less than 5 minute drive. There are 3 parks and playgrounds within a 5-10 minute walk from the house.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Dennis Topping (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Dennis Topping

We have lived in Saint Petersburg for 30 years. We enjoy the fun, friendly, active vibe that St. Pete has to offer!

Dennis Topping purchased this house in 2005

Why Dennis Topping chose St Petersburg

Location, location, location!

Walkable to EVERYTHING! Morning waterfront walks and parks, coffee shop next door, Weekend downtown festivals, every great restaurant!

Easy in/out of this 4-Bdrm waterfront pool home, and beats the experience in all the neighboring multi-million dollar high-rises (my opinion)

What makes this house unique

It's so refreshing to not have to get into the car all weekend long. The friendly neighbors in this community are always a delight. We've met so many interesting people in our time here.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We are through the first week of a one month stay and really love this house. First of all, everything works! We have had no trouble with any feature, fixture or appliance, save a couple of burned out light bulbs. There is plenty of room (more than we need, but we are expecting a visitor for one week) and the house is bright, modern and clean.



The yards are both tightly fenced, so we have no worries leaving the dogs on their own if we come in for a refreshment or to make a meal.



The grounds are very well maintained by a local company -- perfectly groomed lawns and shrubs make you feel like you are in a villa at a resort -- expect there is no one to bring fresh ice on command! Having a heated pool has been good, since the weather has cooled down since we arrived. The yard is peaceful and there is very little activity on the canal, so extremely private. Grocery shopping, pizza joints and other local amenities are fairly close, as is the downtown which we have visited several times for movies, the Saturday Market and just to walk the dogs along the bay front. There is public tennis at the park east of the pier. Not having a telephone is a bit of a problem, but since we knew it in advance, we bought a TracFone when we got into the USA and are using that as our everyday telephone. My wife made all the arrangements with the owners and she found them easy to get along with and very helpful with information, access to the house when we first arrived and last minute details. We still have 3 weeks t go, but I expect that we will remain totally satisfied. I would recommend this to anyone with pets or children who want a good location, pleasant property and good renting experience.

Recommended for: Families with teenagers, people with disabilities, sightseeing, age 55+, romantic getaway, families with young children, girls getaway, pet owners.

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Beautiful 4BD/2BA Waterfront Pool Home: Plz Call 727-688-8606
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5

A beautiful vacation rental!

  • 5 of 5

Let me say what a pleasure it was working with Dennis in regards to our emails for booking and throughout our stay. When we arrived at the home it was very easy to find and in a great location. The house had a wonderful layout with two bedrooms on one side of the house and two bedrooms on the other side. The living space was very inviting and everything was very tastefully decorated. The owners even added the extra touches of toilet paper, hand soap, detergent, kleenex, etc. That definitely makes a difference! The pool was great and nice and warm. It was deeper than we expected, guessing 7 feet maybe. Which was so nice having bigger kids. They were in the pool non-stop. He provided kayaks and paddle boards and there was plenty of outdoor seating. Our son is an avid fisherman......plenty of fish were caught while we were there from catfish, red drum, black drum, sheephead and even a sting ray! Definitely a hit for our son! It was nice to come home from the hustle and bustle of busy beaches, restaurants, etc to a nice quiet place to call home, even just for a week. We would definitely stay again! Highly recommend! Thank you Dennis and Suzanne!

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Great house, location, and great owners!!

  • 5 of 5

First off, it was a pleasure communicating with Dennis and Suzie about the property. They were responsive when the Mr. Coffee didn't work and stopped by with a new Keurig machine the same day as a replacement! The home itself has a nice open/spacious floorplan which our family of 7 really enjoyed. The pool in the back was a hit and the view into the canal from the dock was very nice. Everyone seemed very comfortable in their beds and the bedrooms all had plenty of space. It just seemed like all the square footage in this house was put to good use from the large communal areas to the four bedrooms. The neighborhood was quaint and in a nice area with easy access to the supermarket and 4th street. It's a convenient location for splitting time between beaches, downtown St. Pete, and Tampa.

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Great Family Get Away

  • 5 of 5

Dennis and Susie have a great home and were pleasant and approachable. Thanks! We had a minor issue with the pool heater and it was fixed the next day. The home was very nice and comfortable. We stayed with our family of six and two dogs. All of us enjoyed the excursions through the canals on the SUP's and kayaks. Enjoyed a lot of time in the backyard, pool and on the dock. We had a vehicle and traveled 20 -30 minutes to many nice beaches, worth the extra travel to go to Clearwater beach. The home amenities were nice and the beds were comfy. We would stay again!

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lisa

  • 5 of 5

This was a great home. The house was beautiful and had everything that you could possibly need. My grandkids had a fantastic time with all the toys and a day of fun at Bush Gardens.

We stayed a week but it seemed much longer. I prayed as I always before a trip and truly the owners were very gracious and kind, this is how I know prayers are answered. My whole family truly enjoyed the stay and loved the private pool. thanks for a great vacation.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Louisville, KY
5

Great Stay

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home with great pool and canal view in back. Pet friendly and clean. Had everything we needed for our 3 week stay. Would definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home!

  • 5 of 5

My family of 4 stayed here for a week and thoroughly enjoyed our time here. Ronessa was friendly, flexible and helpful and didn't have a long list of "do's and don'ts" while staying in her home like many owners do. The obvious highlight of the home is the backyard with the pool and waterfront. We spent the majority of our time back there in the pool, relaxing in the sun and we caught a large amount of fish! The kids absolutely adored the paddle boards and kayak. It is a very quiet location and my kids got a big kick out of all of the birds and the jumping fish. The beds were comfortable and the kitchen is very well stocked. This truly is a home away from home. We highly recommend this home and would stay again in a heartbeat!!

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Tampa
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Mangrove Bay- Public Course
Nearest Beach
15 Miles
St Pete Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Vinoy Park
Nearest Point of Interest
The Pier
Nearest Point of Interest
Sunken Gardens
Nearest Point of Interest
Great Explorations Children's Museum
Nearest Point of Interest
Mangrove Bay Golf Course
Car: recommended

We live locally, so we can offer personal recommendations or experience for just about anything you would need. Just let us know!

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Rates & Availability

Shore Acres House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My Standard Rate
6 night minimum stay
$250
$4,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning $200
Tax Rate 13.0%

Rates are subject to change.

No Smoking.

Must be at least 25 years of age to rent.

To ensure accuracy, please contact owner for a detailed rate quote.

No events or functions.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Shore Acres House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), (1) Pack and Play upon request
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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