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Ellen Nelissen

Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, dutch

Beautiful And Affordable Mother-in-law-suite On Second Floor

62 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type house

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Overview

Clearwater House Rental Photos and Description

Spacious Mother-in-law-suite Close To Clearwater Beach

The total house is a 3987 sq-ft 5 bedroom 4 bathroom home. The room for rent is upstairs and totally private from the rest of the house.

A 650 sq-ft loft/mother-in-law suite upstairs of a beautiful 3980sqft house, located in beautiful Clearwater FL. Located at 15miles from Tampa Int'l Airport, 15miles from one of the most beautiful beaches in Florida (Clearwater beach) and walking distance from beautiful Safety Harbor. This room is upstairs and has its own air conditioning, a beautiful big bathroom with jacuzzi, a toilet with bidet, a big walk-in closet, a small fridge for sodas, a king size bed and a pull out sofa, a sitting area, TV, DVD. If you are visiting with more than 4 guests, there is plenty of room to add an additional pull out sofa, which we will provide with pleasure. So families with 4 kids are able to stay all in the same room, if desired. However, there is an extra $15/night charge per extra guest for 4+ guests.

During your stay, you will have your own privacy upstairs. The remaining of the house is all on the first floor. You may use the kitchen for cooking, as long as you clean up after yourself. There is a nice pool with hot jacuzzi, feel free to jump in any time. There are nice tanning beds to work on your tan and a hammock. Enjoy the beautiful weather in Florida.

The neighborhood is nice and peaceful. The location is excellent. It is only 15 miles from Tampa International Airport and usually there is no traffic. It takes about 22min driving across the bridge from Tampa to our house.

There is a public bus stop right in front of our house, but I can't give you any advise on the use of the bus system. If you rent a car, there is a parking spot on our driveway.

Sorry, no pets, unless small dogs that are happy to sleep in a crate at night. I have 2 very friendly loving beagles. My dogs sleep in a crate in the office room. During the day, my beagles roam around the first floor area of the house. They have a doggy door to go in and out the house as they please. They use the fenced backyard to do their business. If your small dog is friendly and can live with these rules, your dog is more than welcome. There will be a $15 non-refundable pet fee/night for each pet.

There is a $45 cleaning fee to prepare the room for the next guest. This fee is due upon booking.

50% of total is due upon booking, 50% due 30-day prior to arrival.

Once payments are made, there is no refund.

There is no refund for unused nights due to early departure. We offer rain checks in case of cancellation or early departures

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Ellen Nelissen (Owner)
Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, dutch

About Ellen Nelissen

We are a European family that moved to the US 10yrs ago. We are very easy going, friendly, hospitable, social but private. We are a happy and athletic busy family.

We love boating and relaxing by the Clearwater Islands during the weekends. Ask us about our boating offer as well, because we would love to take you out for a nice boating trip while you are staying at our house.

We are very honest, respectful and caring people. We hope to be able to host to the same kind of people.

We have traveled a lot, we speak several languages. We love to make other people feel at home in Clearwater Florida and hope to make their stay as comfortable and enjoyable as possible.

I am confident you will love our house accommodation and you will totally love the Clearwater beaches, as we do too.

Ellen Nelissen purchased this house in 2007

Why Ellen Nelissen chose Clearwater Area

We loved this property because of its location. It is located 15 miles from the airport and 10 miles from Clearwater Beach. We have the Tampa Bay on one side and the Mexican Gulf on the other side. We love to relax during the weekends and like to go boating. We have a choice between 2 different water locations and opportunities. The Tampa Bay is nice and big and you can do a lot of sport activities such as water skiing, wake boarding, wind surfing, ...

The Mexican Gulf side on the other side is more to relax by the beach or take a boating trip to the islands that are only accessible by boats. The locals like to drive their boats up there and have a quite and relaxed afternoon, BBQ on the beach, eat lunch, search for nice big shells, ....

The location is perfect for business as well. Tampa city is close. There is a lot of business opportunities.

What makes this house unique

The home is luxurious, beautiful, comfortable, bright and for renters very affordable compared to the competitive rental places in our area.

The house is rather large, so there is a lot of space and privacy. The upstairs in completely designed for visitors that like to stay in a separate part of our home. The suite has a separate AC. Since we are from Europe, we have a lot of European visitors throughout the year. The home is perfectly designed to offer privacy for host as well as for guests.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Our stay was from June 29-July 6, 2013. These accommodations were made available to us by loving friends & family via "Bethany's Hope" to grant our sick daughter her dream of meeting Winter the dolphin with the prosthetic tail who resides at Clearwater Marine Aquarium. We had no idea what to expect from this breathtaking Mother-in-Law suite, and were pleasantly surprised as we were welcomed more as an extended part of the family than as guests. The room was comfortable & simply stunning~ (you will find no better deal for your $$$). Having hosts that are more friendly and assistive than required is an added bonus that you will absolutely not find anywhere else! So thankful that our stay with them added to the sweet memories we will forever cherish...
Jun 2013
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Reviews

4.9
based on 62 traveler reviews

Beautiful And Affordable Mother-in-law-suite On Second Floor
average rating of 4.935484 based on 66 reviews
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Hospitality as it should Be

  • 5 of 5

Dear Ellen,

We really enjoyed the stay at your residence and to be your Guest. We had a very good nightsleep , the beds are super. We like to thank you for your great hospitality and the shared services, your tourist info was very welcome.

We wish all the best and like to come back in the future,

Kind regards,

Gort family

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Mother and Daughter Trip

  • 5 of 5

The annual Mother and Daughter Trip was a huge success due to Ellen's hospitality. She made us feel welcomed once we arrived and appreciated her expertise with dining and beach options. I appreciated the accommodations because they were clean and neat. We plan to visit Florida again and stay in the same home if it's available. Great Experience!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am so glad you and your daughters enjoyed our home and suite. We loved meeting you all and we hope you come back and stay with us again in the future. Our home is your home. See you soon again.
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The property was exactly what was advertised.

  • 5 of 5

The space was comfortable and private. Ellen was very hospitable. We did not spend much time at the room, but the amenities such as the pool and hot tub looked very nice.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We loved meeting you all and hope you come back and stay with us again. Thanks for taking the time to leave some feedback for future guests. Our home is your home. We welcome you back anytime. Ellen
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5

Prachtig huis in Clearwater.

  • 5 of 5

Wij zijn een gezin dat uit 6 personen bestaat, en de kamer was ruim genoeg voor ons allen.

1 kingsize bed, 1 slaapbank en 2 eenpersoonsmatrassen.

Ellen en Hugo doen er alles aan om te zorgen dat je je thuis voelt bij hen. We mochten hun keuken en spullen gebruiken, en je kunt in de keuken heerlijk relaxed zitten. Heel licht en gezellig ingericht.

Er is een prachtige badkamer met fijne handdoeken en strandlakens.

Het hele huis ruikt fris en is schoon.

We hebben gebarbecued bij het zwembad en daarna heeft Hugo nog geholpen met schoonmaken. Hartstikke fijn.

Binnen een half uur zit je aan het strand bij Clearwater Beach en Safety Harbor zelf is ook mooi om even te kijken.

Bij aankomst waren zij zelf niet thuis, maar via een telefoontje gaf ze alles door en het was prima geregeld.

Dit huis is geweldig, en ik kan iedereen die naar Clearwater en omgeving gaat, dit huis aanraden.

Ellen en Hugo, heel erg bedankt voor jullie gastvrijheid. We hebben genoten.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wij vonden het heel leuk om jullie gezin welkom te heten in ons huis. Wij zien jullie graag nog eens terugkomen en bij ons verblijven. Bedankt voor alles en hopelijk tot binnenkort. Ellen
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Very nice

  • 4 of 5

Great value and extremely nice hosts.

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Virginia, Thank you so much for the review. We always aim for 5-star reviews and would like to know why we didn't earn a 5-star on your behalf. We are very happy with the 4-star review, don't misunderstand, but please let me know if there is anything we could have done differently. We enjoyed meeting you and hosting for you. We hope you come back and stay with us again. Our home is your home and we welcome you back anytime. Ellen
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Welcoming and Beautiful !!!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

MY HUSBAND AND 2 DAUGHTERS AND I SPENT 5 WONDERFUL DAYS HERE. ELLEN WAS SO AMAZING WITH HER HOSPITALITY. THE ROOM WAS PLENTY BIG AND VERY COZY AND CLEAN. MY DAUGHTERS LOVED HER POOL ! IT WAS SO REFRESHING TO COME BACK FROM A LONG DAY AND GO SWIMMING . SHE WAS SO HELPFUL WITH TELLING US ALL THE RIGHT BEACHES TO GO TO AND SITE SEEING . ALSO THERE WERE NO WORRIES ABOUT NOT HAVEING A SEPARATE ENTRANCE , ITS VERY PRIVATE. WE WILL DEFINITELY BE COMING BACK !!

ROBIN , NEW JERSEY

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
6 Miles
Tampa International Airport
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Clearwater Beach

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Rates & Availability

Clearwater House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
2016
Feb 20 2016 - Aug 18 2017
1 night minimum stay
$85
$595
$2,325
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$85
$595
$2,325
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $15
cleaning fee $45
Refundable damage deposit $100

If you prefer paying with credit card, that would be fine. There is a 3.5% tax on the total amount for credit card payments due to the fact that the credit card companies charge our final quote.
If you prefer paying with check or money order, I will provide you with a receipt of payment.

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Amenities

Clearwater House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3985 sq. ft.
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available ...
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Kitchen ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Other (See Description) - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • King size beds (1) The mother-in-law suite has a huge comfortable kind size bed, one sofa bed and 2 twins size mattresses. The sofa bed provides a nice couch for the tv-sitting area - which is in the same room as the suite itself. The total suite is about 600-sqft.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
We do have a boat. If you would like to go for a boat ride, there is the option for an additional cost. Will be discussed upon request. We can take you to Clearwater beach and many other small islands in the area. There is also an inter coastal between Clearwater land and the Gulf of Mexico, where many famous stars live or have a vacation home, like Tom Cruise, Hulk Hogan, John Travolta. The inter coastal is an area where you can sight-see many huge beautiful mansions by the water. We could take you there to sight-see. There is also an Island called Honeymoon Island. We could boat over there and have lunch on the beach. Also, there are many very beautiful islands only accessible by boat. The locals take their boats there to relax during the weekend. You can walk on those island beaches and find lots of big shells, eat lunch, swim a little by the shore line and search for fish, ...

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