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Pet friendly affordable 2 bed, 1 bath Waterfront House

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 30 nights


About the property

2 Bed, 1 Bath, waterfront property sleeps 4

Cozy 2 bed, 1 bath home in quiet residential area with waterfront saltwater dock and access to Tampa Bay and Gulf of Mexico. Close to shopping, airport, parks, dining and downtown St. Pete, Tampa Bay and gulf beaches. Pets OK with owner approval.

Onsite activities include fishing, kayaking (2 kayaks included), bicycling and table tennis. Cable TV and wifi is also included. A five minute drive takes you to Weedon Island with hiking and nature trails or the local Tampa Bay beaches. Gulf beaches are approx 25 minutes away.

Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 7, 2018


Riviera Bay House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Resort
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Modern bathroom with tub/shower.
  • 1 bathroom
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Queen bed with dresser, nightstand and alarm clock.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Queen size bed with dresser, nightstand and alarm clock.
  • 2 furnished bedrooms
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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(20 traveler reviews)

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Pet friendly affordable 2 bed, 1 bath Waterfront House
average rating of 4.7 based on 20 reviews

Nice affordable place to stay

  • 4 of 5

The place is nice and clean. The property owner is very attentive. The house is on the canal and there is a private dock. We enjoyed sitting on the covered porch overlooking water. Every day we took kayaks out and explored all little tributaries covered by mangroves. A lot of birds, turtles and crabs are around the area. We played table tennis every day. Shops and restaurants are within 5-10 minutes drive. There are several parks around that we visited and enjoyed. There is a lot of fish in the canal and fishing poles are available.

The things I would love to see on the property is the ladder on the dock. You have to wait for a high tide to get on kayaks or into the water as the ladder is missing. And you have to think how to get back if the tide is low. Bikes are not in good shape. We tried them but gave up. I would use lights outside to enjoy the view at night.

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic view, convenient location, responsive host

  • 5 of 5

I thoroughly enjoyed my 2+ months stay at this house. The location was very convenient to downtown St. Petersburg and downtown Tampa, and not terribly far from the beaches on the other side of St. Pete's. The neighborhood is cute and great for taking a walk through. The house itself is comfortably furnished, nicely decorated (not overdecorated) and fairly well stocked in cookware, dishes, DVDs, etc., etc. The best part about the house are the views over the canal. I loved the double windowed doors leading out from the master bedroom, and the screened in patio was fantastic (my cat loved it, too). I really liked watching the shore birds fly by, perch in the mangroves, or even peck around in the yard sometimes; my cat really enjoyed watching the little lizards on the outside of the screen. I really appreciated being able to bring my cat. Herman was very welcoming of pets and reassured me that the place was 100% pet friendly (that is, he was prepared for pet-related wear and tear). Lastly, Herman was very responsive when I had questions about anything and he reached out a couple times to check in about scheduling lawn care and about what to expect and what not to worry about in hurricane weather. Although I decided to leave early to avoid Hurricane Irma, Herman was prepared to make sure I was safe and temporarily relocated if it seemed like the house was going to be badly affected. If you're considering booking this property, I would whole heartedly recommend it.

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice and quiet house

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay. Great kitchen and soft beds with lots of extra amenities like bikes and kayaks. Herman was great to work with.

The beaches were about 30 minutes away with traffic but not a bad drive. The kids loved sitting on the dock and it was so relaxing.

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful visit!

  • 5 of 5

I loved this property and hope to go back - it's a wonderful house in a great location, and Herman was a great host. The house was very clean, with everything you need and then some (there were kayaks I didn't get to time). The nature preserve across the canal means that there are egrets and herons flying by constantly. It's very peaceful and a really neat neighborhood. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice Family Friendly Neighborhood

  • 4 of 5

Location perfect for us. Love being able to go fishing and kayaking right from the backyard. And our Host is always friendly and accommodating.

  • Submitted: May 3, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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very accommodating owner , great location and clean property

  • 4 of 5

We loved having 2 kayaks on site to use any time we wanted up and down the canal (don't forget bug spray!!). The property is right on the canal as the pictures show. It is also very accessible to restaurants and to the expressway. Very nice screened patio. There is also a ping pong table on site to enjoy a match or two. We could have used more tableware and definitely more towel racks in the bathroom. Overall very relaxing stay! Thank you, Herman!!!

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
13 Miles
Tampa International Airport
Nearest Beach
13 Miles
Madeira Beach
Car: not necessary

Riviera Bay is located within minutes of Tampa, Downtown St Petersburg, shopping, beaches and restaurants.




Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning Fee $75
Pet Fee $75
Tax Rate 13.0%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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