Mediterranean-style tropical estate with extensive amenities on more than 3 acres of gated and landscaped grounds at the end of a private cul-de-sac. Elegantly furnished but comfortable and welcoming with 7,400 sq. ft. (690 sq. m) of living area, including 5 bedrooms--2 with their own balconies--6 full baths, movie theater, 2 full wet bars, separate guest house, large saltwater pool/spa and Har-Tru tennis court with night lights. Serene, spacious, quiet and very private. All within 30 minutes of both Tampa International and Clearwater St. Pete airports. 15 minutes to one of the best beaches in the United States, Honeymoon Island, as well as ferries to two of the few completely natural islands along the Gulf Coast, Caledesi Island and Anclote Key. Ideal for people who love the beach or sports but not the crowds, those who want to enjoy nature with attractions and amenities nearby or those who seek peace and relaxation. Rarely does a property with this combination of quality, privacy, amenities and location become available for vacation rental in the Florida market.
Neighborhood and Activities
Abuts the 900-acre Innisbrook PGA golf course and resort and just over a mile to the Gulf of Mexico. Spectacular beaches within 15 to 30 minute drive. Very close to shopping, dining and services. 20 miles (32 km) from Tampa International Airport. Close to Honeymoon Island, Clearwater Beach, historic Tarpon Springs, and charming Dunedin. Quick travel to Tampa with Ybor City and St. Petersburg. 2 hours to Orlando.
Major attractions in the area include Busch Gardens; Dali Museum, NFL, AL Baseball and NHL teams; spring training for the Yankees, Phillies and Blue Jays. Recreation includes many excellent golf courses, kayaking, paddle boarding, boating, fishing and biking/walking/jogging along the most scenic part of the over 40 mile Pinellas Rail Trail. Golf and tennis lessons at Innisbrook for both juniors and adults. Bird watching and manatee viewing. 1 hour to natural springs Weeki Wachi and Homossasa.
3.4 acres is fully fenced, gated and landscaped, with open lawn, gardens and maintained woods. High ground overlooks Innisbrook’s Island Golf Course and lake. 50 x 25 ft. (15 x 7 m) heated salt water pool and spa with new “Caribbean Blue” Pebble Tec surfaces, travertine coping and LED lighting, large patio and cabana, terraced garden, recently built Har-Tru surfaced, fenced tennis/basketball court with overhead sodium nightlights.
Living Area Details
Main house has 6,000+ sq. ft. (over 550 sq. m), 4 bedrooms and 5 baths. Guest house has 1,200 sq. ft., 1 bedroom and 1 bathroom. Both have French doors opening onto a pool patio with ample outdoor living space: large custom cabana, comfortable furniture, dining area and grill. Patio has garden beds and is edged by tall Royal palms. Rooms are spacious and private; some with private balconies. Hardwood, tile or marble floors. Plenty of closets and room to store sports gear. Sonos sound system throughout main house and DirectTV including NFL Sunday Ticket. All beds have 3” dense Sensus memory foam toppers. Two of the bedrooms are large master suites.
Carved hardwood front door, surrounded by custom stained glass, leads to a lovely two story area: foyer with chandelier and baby grand piano, elegant stairs with custom wrought iron railing lead to second-floor walkway, which passes over foyer and formal living room with dramatic lighting and bank of French doors opening to pool patio.
A first floor master bedroom with queen bed also opens onto the patio. Its separate master bath has dual sinks, quartz countertops, walk-in shower and jetted tub.
A private office with glass doors to large balcony overlooks terraced gardens and palms.
A fully equipped kitchen and butler’s pantry include an oversized 6 burner Dacor gas range, 2 Bosch dishwashers, 2 Bosch ovens, a Sub-Zero refrigerator and second refrigerator, 2 sinks, warming tray and raised bar with seating area.
Kitchen opens to family room with an integrated 60” plasma HD TV and speakers over the gas fireplace with remote control, full wet bar with wine cooler, small refrigerator/freezer and extensive shelving with various glassware.
Also: formal dining room with bay window, breakfast nook in its own bay overlooking pool patio, full bath with entry to pool area, 2 car garage, laundry room with large machines, storage and special jetted sink for cleaning delicates.
Exceptional master suite with king size bed has seating area with electric fireplace, private balcony with furniture, spiral stairs to pool, bar area (granite counter, copper sink, microwave, small refrigerator, Keurig coffee maker) and glamorous walk-in closet. Expansive master bath has tumbled travertine tiles with glass accents and mosaics, granite countertops, 2 private water closets, 2 sinks, a vanity, large walk-in shower with a rain head and detachable shower wands, freestanding Serenity air jetted tub and separate foot tub with hydro massage. A gentleman’s walk-in closet leads to balcony overlooking woods, gardens and pond.
Two other bedrooms with queen beds on the second floor have generous walk-in closets and share a full bath with dual sinks, quartz countertop and a custom tiled walk-in shower. One has a large balcony with furniture overlooking pool patio.
Basement Theater, Bar and Guest House
Basement area features an exceptional movie theater, full wet bar with TV that can be used for gaming, full bath and adjacent ping pong table. Terraced theater seating with large sectional couch, ottoman and three reclining chairs; there are three additional seats by the bar. HD projector, 100” screen, custom cherry cabinetry, surround sound speakers, HD TV, 4K upscaling Blue-ray, Apple TV and Roku. Controller dims lights when video starts and gently brings them up when video stops.
Guest house includes bedroom with queen bed; full bath with dual sinks and quartz countertops; kitchenette with quartz bar, microwave and refrigerator; an open living area with vaulted ceiling, leather electric reclining sofa and chair, wood burning fireplace, 60” LED HD TV with Blu-ray player and French doors to pool patio.
This property has been extensively upgraded and redecorated with careful attention to detail over the last few years and is in excellent condition. In order to keep the property in the best possible condition, it is being offered for the first time for predominantly monthly or longer vacation rentals for approximately 3-6 months per year. Please email us with any questions you have using the nearby link.