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Jungle Paradise with Pool on Nature Preserve

4 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
7 nights


Point Seaside House Rental Photos and Description

3 bed 2 bath home with pool and FP, sleeps 6 nr beaches, trail and golf!

Enjoy your Florida vacation in this private, tropical paradise with in-ground pool. Lounge by the pool surrounded by lush plantings, palms and flowers. A forever wild nature preserve borders the property, adding more privacy and great bird-watching too! The stylish, comfortable, and welcoming home on a very high end cul de sac has been recently renovated and tastefully furnished. There are three levels of new decking, including a widow's walk with peek-a-boo views of the gulf - perfect for sunset gatherings! Take an easy stroll to the Crystal Beach waterfront, beach and pier where everyone gathers for sunsets. The nearby Pinellas Trail is a favorite for jogging, biking and rollerblading. The area has a quaint Key West charm with shell paths and live oaks, and is a delightful place to stroll. This stunning home is located just minutes from golfing and a 10 minute drive to some of the best beaches and parks in the world, as well as many exciting dining options.

The open floor plan home, with cathedral ceilings, hardwood and terracotta floors, skylights and expansive sliders onto the deck, is bright, airy and modern with plenty of room for everyone to relax. The home is decorated with original paintings and drawings by the owner's very artistic family. The huge dining table can easily seat 12. The kitchen is fully stocked with pots, pans, utensils, spices and teas, and there’s a stainless steel gas grill on the deck. A sunny, windowed breakfast room adjoins the kitchen. Guests always say the pictures don't do it justice!

The main bedroom has a queen size bed with gel-topped mattress, and shares a newly renovated bathroom with the second bedroom which has a double bed. Third bedroom has a pull-out sofa and en-suite bath. Home comes complete with hairdryers, 100% cotton bed linens, soaps and towels. There’s central air and ceiling fans for comfort, and flat screen TVs with basic cable in living room and main bedroom. There’s even a fireplace for those cool nights.

Minimum one week stay. If you have any questions please contact us, and we’ll be happy to help!

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Lisa Halter
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 6, 2016

About Lisa Halter

We are both graphic designers and involved in real estate. We live in Crystal Beach and love the area for all it has to offer. We like to boat, and take walks in the area's beautiful parks. Wall Springs and Hammock Park are especially beautiful. We also love to dine on the water at Ozona Blue in Ozona, or Captain Jacks in Tarpon Springs. We are originally from the Woodstock NY area and came here to escape the cold!

Lisa Halter purchased this house in 2010

Why Lisa Halter chose Palm Harbor

We bought this property because we love the area. It has such an old Florida feeling, unlike many other areas we looked at. We wanted to be near the water, and my mom who lives here too!

What makes this house unique

The moment we saw this home we fell in love with it. It's unusual to find a place with hardwood floors, vaulted ceilings and a feeling of privacy. It backs onto a 400 acre preserve, so no one will ever build behind us. The roof deck overlooking the gulf really charmed us too!


based on 4 traveler reviews

Jungle Paradise with Pool on Nature Preserve
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews

Relaxing getaway - just what we wanted!

  • 5 of 5

My family had a wonderful week+ stay March 2016. We loved the comfort and decor of the open concept house and beautiful setting of the backyard/pool area. We spent every day in the heated pool and enjoyed the quiet, tranquil atmosphere of the neighborhood.

Shopping and destinations are easy drives, and Lisa was super helpful in making the reservation. I highly recommend and will be back.

  • Submitted: May 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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A very inviting, airy, bright & comfortable home! Attractively furnished with wonderful original art

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was most comfortable and enjoyable. We loved the beautiful heated pool and used both the upper and lower deck spaces. There is a great feeling of privacy and solitude, yet we were close to shopping and restaurants. Really ideal. And right across the street is the Gulf of Mexico. All in all we'd highly recommend the Halter property to those who value comfort, privacy and convenience.

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
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Stunning home.

  • 5 of 5

We had two families staying in this home. The pictures do not give it enough justice to the size and overall beauty of this home. The neighbourhood is beautiful. You are close to all grocery stores and restaurants. We can't wait to stay here again. Lisa is available for all your needs.

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
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Gorgeous home, loved it!

  • 5 of 5

The listing and pictures didn't do this home justice. This home is lovely, beautifully decorated, and located close to everthing. Great restaurants, beaches, and all kinds of activities nearby. We had a great time in this secluded, relaxing home. It had everything you could possible need and Lisa was very accessible to help with any questions. The beds were really comfortable, very nice bathrooms and great TVs, etc. We will be back, and I would definitely recommend this home for anyone looking in this area! The whole family agreed, great home!! Thanks, Lisa!

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
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Car: recommended

This stunning home is located just minutes from golfing and beaches, as well as many exciting dining options. Located near the Pinellas Rail Trail for cycling, walking and rollerblading. Honeymoon Island is nearby, with a ferry to Caladesi Island-voted US best beach in 2008! Great restaurants in Palm Harbor, Dunedin and Tarpon Springs. Crystal Beach is a quaint seaside community with shell paths and a Key West feel.


Rates & Availability

Point Seaside House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Nov 17 2016 - Nov 25 2016
7 night minimum stay
Christmas/New Years
Dec 16 2016 - Jan 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Cleaning $125
International CC Fee $70
Property Damage Protection $99
Pool Heat (optional) $100

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
There is a one week minimum. No pets, no exceptions.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Point Seaside House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Guest bath 1
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Guest bath 2
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Main bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , Guest bedroom 2
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Office with pullout
  • MP3 Dock
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis ...
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 10 garden chairs
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
This home is quiet, with a private feeling that's unusual in Florida. It's surrounded by lush foliage and backs up to a nature preserve. It's amazing to watch flamingos and Pelicans osprey and herons fly overhead! Please note: This is a Florida 'stilt home,' meaning that the living area is on the second floor. The living area is accessed by outdoor stairs in the front and back. This home and pool area is NOT childproofed, so kids really need to be accompanied outdoors at all times. There is a fence directly around the pool, but some open areas with no gates.

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