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Bay Front, 1 BR/ 1 BA, Directly on Tampa Bay with Dock

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 1 Bedroom + Den, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

Located directly on Tampa Bay!!! 80 foot boat dock, Brilliant sunsets with views of St. Pete skyline in the distance!!! Enjoy dolphins, manatees, sting rays, seagulls, pelicans, osprey and many other fish and birds in the back yard. South shore Tampa Bay is known for some of the best fishing around. Launch a kayak right outside your door, or play Bocce Ball on the court and eat in the picnic area.

This bayside retreat has two units. One upstairs ('Pelican Side'), which has two bedrooms; and one at ground level ('Dolphin Side'), which is the one bedroom listed here.

Dolphin Side is a one bedroom bayside unit with no steps to climb. The large bedroom has a queen-size bed. The living room has a soft leather couch, love seat, rattan chairs, and terrific bay front views, a flat 42 inch LED TV, Dish Network programming with over 235 channels (America's Top 200) and a DVD player with a small library of fun movies. And the living room has a nook/den with two twin beds for extra comfort. The dining room has a terrific table with seating for six. The full kitchen has a range, dishwasher, coffee maker, microwave, dishes, and all cookware. The bathroom has an extra large shower (handicap accessible), hair dryer, iron and ironing board. There is also a washer and dryer in the utility room. This one bedroom unit can accommodate four people on comfortable beds.

Pelican Side is a two bedroom upstairs unit and leased to an annual resident. It is currently unavailable.

This bayside retreat is centrally located being between Tampa and Bradenton/Sarasota areas. The property is only a few miles from E.G. Simmons Park which has a boat launch, a beach and walking paths with views of Tampa Bay. Little Harbor Resort is just down the street offering a Tiki bar, live entertainment, and waterfront dining. There are many golf courses nearby. We are dog friendly. Off street parking with 1-2 spaces to park your boat trailer and vehicle. And, walking distance to Shell Point Marina.

UPDATE: 3/1/16 Sorry, V R B O now arbitrarily collects an additional "service fee" TBD when booking and owner has no control over that amount.

Keywords: cottage, bungalow, house

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
August 4, 2017

About The Owner

Hi, my name is Darryl. I divide my time between this place and Atlanta. I like the property because of the terrific sunsets nearly every evening, and it's located directly on the bay. I also like quiet Ruskin (home of the famous Ruskin tomato) with it's old school Florida charm. And if you like more activity, it's a 20 minute drive (via Port of Tampa) to Ybor City in Tampa, or a 20 minute boat ride to a marina at St. Pete. I hope you enjoy the place as much as I do!!!

The Owner purchased this cottage in 2011

Amenities

Southside Rural Community Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Tampa Bay Frontage with 80 foot dock, Dining room seats six, Bocce Ball court on property, Picnic area, Fire pit

Reviews

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(28 traveler reviews)

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Bay Front, 1 BR/ 1 BA, Directly on Tampa Bay with Dock
average rating of 5.0 based on 28 reviews
5

Great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

Right on the bay and all you need for a great stay! Darryl is wonderful! Quick response to all messages and even left us a bottle of wine to enjoy. Thank you, Darryl! We highly recommend staying here!

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Amazing place!

  • 5 of 5

This place fit our needs perfectly. It was beautifully decorated and had everything we needed for a 2+ week stay! The view was stunning. It was a great home base for our visit to Florida!

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great place to escape from life's problems

  • 5 of 5

Very nice place, well equipped, and wonderful location. Everything you need right there, even a bottle of wine!! Darryl was the perfect host and very responsive to our minor issues. I highly recommend this rental, which is centrally located to everything. We truly enjoyed our stay. Thanks again Darryl.

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Clean, well stocked property

  • 5 of 5

We had a minor issue, the owner was quick to respond and resolve it! Awesome spot to get away, we will do it again if we are in Tampa

  • Submitted: May 25, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great spot for relaxing and fishing

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful place to kick back and relax. Great views, especially spectacular sunsets over Tampa Bay. The property is VERY clean and has just the right amount of anything needed for a pleasant and comfortable stay.

  • Submitted: May 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Cozy Cottage

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week in Ruskin, relaxing in this very cozy and cute spot on the bay. Everything we needed was included! There were also a lot of nice, thoughtful touches...binoculars, puzzles, books, games, coffee, tea, wifi, cable tv and more! I would highly recommend this rental!

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Tampa International Airport (TPA)
Car: recommended

80 foot dock, Bocce Ball court on property, Picnic area, Fire pit

Photos

Rates & Availability

Available
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $90

All national holidays are "In Season" rates for nightly and weekly stays....... Please inquire.

Sorry, V R B O now arbitrarily collects an additional "service fee" TBD when booking and owner has no control over that amount.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.

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