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Robin and George Kruse

Member since: 2013
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Speaks: english

A little bit of Paradise right outside your door.

17 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 - 30 nights

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Overview

Clearwater Beach Condo Rental Photos and Description

Colony Surf is a small complex on the quiet end (North) of Clearwater Beach.

From the moment you walk in you will be mesmerized by the view. You don't get any closer to the beach than this. Our two bedroom/two bath condo has been remodeled from floor to ceiling including all new stainless steel appliances and furniture.

The living room has a leather couch and loveseat, a huge 50inch television ready for your net flix account, and the best view in the house--13ft sliding glass doors to the balcony where you can watch the dolphins playfully swim by and gorgeous sunsets every night. The kitchen is fully equipped to make a meal for 2 or the whole family. The dining area has seating for 6. There is a full size washer and dryer.

The Master Bedroom has a king size bed and sliding door to the balcony so you can wake every morning to the beautiful Gulf of Mexico or fall asleep at night to the light of the full moon glistening off the water.

The Master Bathroom has an over-size walk in shower and two sinks.

The second bedroom has 3 beds: 1 full size bed and twin bunk beds.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Robin and George Kruse (Owner)
Member since: 2013
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Robin and George Kruse

We originate from Illinois. We are semi-retired and bought a 'winter' home in Central Florida a few years ago. On one of our winters here we started 'beach hopping' to find the best of Florida's many beaches. We instantly fell in love with Clearwater Beach area and bought a condo. We plan to fully retire to Clearwater Beach soon.

Robin and George Kruse purchased this condo in 2012

Why Robin and George Kruse chose Clearwater Area

Clearwater Beach has so many activities for every age group. Colony Surf is located on the quieter North end of the beach. But it is still within walking distance to all of the tourist hot spots including Pier 60. You can check out the many restaurants and shops on your stroll down to the Beach Walk and Marina where you can charter a fishing boat, take a sightseeing cruise, rent jet skis and bicycles, or take a Segway Tour. What better way to get familiar with all that the area has to offer.

Reviews

4.9
based on 17 traveler reviews

A little bit of Paradise right outside your door.
average rating of 4.9411764 based on 17 reviews
5

Amazing location, beautiful condo

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this condo the second week of August 2016. The condo is absolutely lovely and has everything you need. It is spacious, clean and decorated to a very high standard. The master bed is huge! and we loved the large walk-in shower in the master suite. The location is great with the beach immediately outside your window. It is located far away enough to be at the quieter and more relaxing end of the beach but it is just a short stroll away to the busier end for the pier, restaurants and entertainment. It was very quiet at night time. We saw dolphins from the balcony, hermit crabs on the beach, and pelicans on the pier. There is lots of choice for going out for lunch and dinner all close by. We had no trouble parking in the car park behind the unit, there was always spaces available and all the neighbours we met were really kind and friendly. I have no hesitation in recommending this condo and cannot think of one thing they could improve on as it was perfect for us, we lovely every minute.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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5

Great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay here was fantastic! The condo was updated, clean, and safe. The location was great! We enjoyed the beach daily and many great restaurants. Would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Oceanfront Condo

  • 5 of 5

Robin's condo was exactly as described and perfect for our family. Spent 4th of July week in Clearwater Beach and had a wonderful time. Condo location is unbeatable. Close enough to the action, but far enough north that the beaches are far less crowded than down closer to the pier. If you want to get into the mix you're less than 1-mile from the hub of downtown - a very easy walk. The condo amenities are fantastic, from the furniture, to the kitchen, to the bathrooms, to the floors. They've obviously invested significantly in this condo. Having a washer & dryer in the unit was a savior. Walk out your door, down a few steps and out to the beach. Outdoor shower available to rinse off on your way back in. Sunsets from the balcony were fantastic! As a native Detroiter, was excited to find Detroit Coney Island a few blocks down the street! All-around GREAT property. If ever back to Clearwater Beach, this will be our place.

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Owner Description On The Money

  • 5 of 5

I have stayed at several VRBO properties, Robyn's description is dead on. The pics are accurate, you step off on to white sand. The view from the balcony is stunning. The inside is nicely decorated with all the comforts of home. Robyn responds quickly, thanks for the commuter suggestions, you were right, we did not need a car. There is no doubt any future trip to Clearwater will be at this property.

We did see a couple of dolphins, enjoyed the easy walk up the beach to water sports, took the trolley and enjoyed some fresh seafood.

Bring some sun screen and head down for a great relaxing vacation.

Thanks Robyn!

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Wonderful experience all around!

  • 5 of 5

Located right on the beach where you can view beautiful sunsets. Nicely decorated with all amenities needed. Robin was very responsive with any questions or needs we had while on the property. Less than a mile's walk to beach vendors (parasailing, jet skis, etc.) and the shopping district and great restaurants like French's Rockaway Grill and Clear Sky Grill. One day a pod of dolphins swam within 20 yards of us out in the ocean.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Impressive

  • 5 of 5

This condo is one of the nicest I've stayed at. It's right on the beach. It had all the amenities we needed. Fully stocked kitchen. This particular group of condos does not have a pool but we went for the beach so all were happy!! The sand is literally right out the door. Have already recommended to family and friends.

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Map

Clearwater Beach
Clearwater Marine Aquarium
Pier 60
Publix
E&E Stakeout Grill
Clearsky Beachside Cafe
"Great lobster special on Friday nights"
Island Way Grill
"Dinner for 2 special $25"
Columbia
"Great sangria and food"
Rumba Island Bar & Grill
"Great food"
Post Corner Pizza
"Food is good. Service is slow."
Beach Shanty Cafe
"Best pancakes and burgers on the beach!"
Backwaters on Sand Key
Nearest Airport
30 Miles
St Petersburg or Tampa International
Nearest Beach
0.4 Miles
Public Pool
Car: not necessary

Dolphin Tale's 'Winter' just minutes away.

Busch Gardens 1 hour away.

Orlando area attractions 2 hours away.

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Rates & Availability

Clearwater Beach Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Sept - Nov 2016
Sep 10 2016 - Nov 18 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,500
 
 
Thanksgiving 2016
Nov 19 2016 - Nov 25 2016
7 night minimum stay
$2,000
 
 
Nov/Dec 2016
Nov 26 2016 - Dec 23 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,600
 
 
Christmas 2016
Dec 24 2016 - Dec 31 2016
7 night minimum stay
$2,000
 
 
2017 January
Jan 1 2017 - Jan 31 2017
30 night minimum stay
$6,000
 
 
2017 February
Feb 1 2017 - Feb 28 2017
28 night minimum stay
$5,600
 
 
2017 March/April
Mar 1 2017 - Apr 28 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,100
 
 
2017 Summer
Apr 29 2017 - Sep 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,800
 
 
2017 Labor Day
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,000
 
 
2017 Fall
Sep 9 2017 - Nov 17 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,600
 
 
2017 Thanksgiving
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 24 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,100
 
 
2017 Nov/Dec
Nov 25 2017 - Dec 22 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,600
 
 
2017 Christmas
Dec 23 2017 - Dec 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,100
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$1,800
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning Fee $150 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

Rates are subject to change until confirmed.
2 week minimum rental

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Clearwater Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1160 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , Over-sized walk-in shower with built in seat
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master EnSuite Bedroom - 1 king , King size bed with 40inch television
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 2 twin/ single , 1 Full size bed with twin bunk beds; 20inch television
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Everything you need for the beach: 4 beach chairs, sand umbrella, beach towels and small cooler.

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