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Waterfront Pool Home In Hudson Beach

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,725 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom, Sleeps 8, Split Plan

This private home will invite your vacationing side as you sip your morning coffee watching the morning sea life from your backyard patio and even out on the dock! With John's Waterfront Paradise there are few better ways to spend your time fishing, swimming, floating on a raft, sunbathing or kayaking, watching the wildlife and other boaters share the day on the waters of the Gulf of Mexico. If you are looking for a vacation rental in Florida, this is it.

This beautiful, tropical home is totally remodeled with tile flooring throughout. the kitchen and bathrooms have been totally remodeled with new appliances. The front and back are beautifully landscaped with a friendly tropical feel. This 3 bedroom home sleeps 8 total with 2 in each queen bed and 2 more in the queen sleeper sofa. Both the dining room and large family room feature beautiful views of the water. The split floor plan gives the master suite privacy. A floating dock is available for you to dock your boat with deep water access to the Gulf!! Free use of two kayaks; a 3-person Hobie Kona & a fishing kayak.

If you want to rent a boat, there are a number of marinas close by (within walking distance). The canal is only minutes away to the Gulf of Mexico. You can sit on the fabulous deck and enjoy your morning coffee/breakfast or have an enjoyable dinner out on the deck, with a beautiful view of the canal. Sometimes you might get lucky seeing dolphins or manatee swimming in the canal right off the deck. Smoking is not allowed inside.

Hudson Beach is very conveniently located. There are quite a few restaurants close by if you like eating out. There are 3 restaurants and a small local beach within walking distant from the house. If you enjoy singing, there is a karaoke nights at a local ice cream parlor close by. There are many restaurants and marinas, like Mike dockside, Port Hudson, Greek restaurant, Fisherman's shack and many more.

Some of the world famous beaches are in Clearwater and St Pete which is to the South of Hudson and it's about 30 minutes away. You can go north to Weekee Wachi to watch the world famous mermaids show or go to Homosassa Springs to see the manatee or visit the historic city of Brooksville and Dade City. World famous sponge dock, Tarpon Spring is within 30 minutes away, a cute little Greek town with many great Greek restaurants. World famous theme park like Disneyworld, Seaworld, Bush Garden, Epcot Center, Kennedy Space Center are all within 30 minutes to 2 hours away.

There are many other things to do close by like fishing, boating, sailing, sightseeing, antiquing, live theater, golfing, miniature golf, flea market, horseback riding, zoo/wildlife park, kayaking, water skiing, swimming, shelling and many more.


More Details

John Bridenstine
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 23, 2017

About John Bridenstine

Both my wife & I were born and raised in Florida. After living in Miami for 20 years and Saint Petersburg for 10 we now live in Dade City about an hour east of Hudson Beach. My wife runs our Veterinary practice and I am an Engineer working for a large building products company. We have an 20 year old son and 10-year old twins!

John Bridenstine purchased this house in 2013

Why John Bridenstine chose Hudson

We had been planning to buy a waterfront vacation home in the lower keys form many years since we vacation there every year. When we were finally able to purchase one we realized it was to far to maintain & enjoy regularly so we found the next best area for us.

What makes this house unique

We had been planning to buy a waterfront vacation home in the lower keys form many years since we vacation there every year. When we were finally able to purchase one we realized it was to far to maintain & enjoy regularly so we found the next best area for us.


Pleasure Isles House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1725 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master bedroom with full master bath and DirectTV
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Wicker room
    Living room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen sleeper sofa
  • This 3 bedroom home sleeps 8 total with 2 in each queen bed and an 2 more in the queen sleeper sofa. Room for kids on air mattresses.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 4 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Great access to the local boat ramp less than 2 miles away and easy docking right in the back yard. Take the kayaks through the nearby mangrove lined backwater creeks. Walk, bike, boat or drive, Hudson beach has shops, dining, covered pavilion right on the beach. Boat gaming right down the road.


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Waterfront Pool Home In Hudson Beach
average rating of 4.875 based on 24 reviews

Fish and stay

  • 5 of 5

Great House very accommodating. Would definitely come back again. Everything worked out perfect

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Our stay at Hudson Beach

  • 5 of 5

We had a delightful time staying at John's house the arrangements were very comfortable the neighborhood was nice and quiet.Everything was close by.The weather was great and the sunsets were an added attraction!

  • Submitted: May 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Outstanding Vacation Getaway

  • 5 of 5

The home is well maintained and spacious with three large bedrooms, family room, dining room, kitchen, two baths, and sitting room. The home is located near the end of a cul-du-sac with very little traffic. This is the fourth year we have been here and enjoy it very much.

The back yard over looks a canal which connects to the Gulf of Mexico. It is very relaxing to sit in the back yard and watch the fish jump out of the water and see them swim around at night. They have added an above ground pool in the back yard since we were here last year.

It is far enough away from the heavy congestion of many parts of Florida, but within reasonable driving distances to Tampa, Clearwater, St. Petersburg, Sarasota, Orlando.

We enjoyed visiting the USA, Webster, and Oldsmar flea markets along with Renningers Antiques.

We purchased a combination season pass to Busch Gardens and Sea World and took advantage of the many free concerts provided.

We have visited the manatees at Homosassa Springs and TECO power plant.

John and LeAnn, the owners are most gracious hosts, and very eager to make our stay enjoyable. We would highly recommend this property.

Greg and Linda

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Location, nice house. Would recommend.

  • 5 of 5

We spent 10 days here over Christmas/New Years 2016 with our adult children. The house is on a nice quiet neighborhood. Was a great location to water, beaches and other sites we wanted to see. There are several grocery locations within a mile. The house had everything we needed, we enjoyed sitting outside at night with the firepit. The kayaks got used several times and everyone enjoyed that.

The house has washer and dryer which I appreciated since we were on road for over 3 wks total. Plenty of dishes, pots and pans, coffee pot, toaster, even had several larger dishes which was good to prepare Christmas dinner. More then enough towels for bathrooms.

We meet the owner when they took their boat out, very nice people. We would definitely recommend this house to friends and would return if in that area again.

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Hidden Gem

  • 5 of 5

We are 2 60's couples who chose this location primarily to be close to Tampa airport and an easy drive to World Woods Golf courses. We loved it. the house is well-appointed to please just about any age group. The neighborhood is very quiet. There is a lot of space which of course extends to the backyard and dock area. The men enjoyed the availability of the charcoal grill and the fire pit so much that we ate in 5 nights out of 8. We highly recommend the seafood market just Northbound on US 19. The golf courses nearby are reasonable and enjoyable. Most of them are older courses, but you can't beat the greens fees. We had some cool weather and didn't get to enjoy the kayaks or the bikes. John made himself as well as his local support available to us if needed. We hope to enjoy this lovely little paradise again next year and are so grateful for the opportunity to use it.

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pleasantly met our needs.

  • 5 of 5

In town for Thanksgiving with family and John and Leann's place worked out perfectly for us. It was great to have a comfortable space to return to after busy family gatherings. We enjoyed breakfast out by the canal each morning and leisurely bike rides. We also spent some time kayaking. The fenced back yard was perfect for our dog and the kiddos even braved the chilly pool a couple of times! It was so helpful to have laundry facilities on the property as well as the provided linens, towels and paper products! Thank you!

  • Submitted: Dec 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
39 Miles
Tampa International Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Sams Beach Bar
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Beacon Woods Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Highway 19
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Get Hooked ('Catching Hell') series on weather ch
Nearest Ski
1 Miles
Water ski with your boat in adjacent gulf
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Hudson Beach Park
Car: recommended

42 miles from Tampa International Airport

1.5 hours to Disney area theme parks

38 miles to Busch Gardens & Adventure Island

1 hour to Clearwater Beach

17 miles to Tarpon Springs

20 minutes to Weeki Wachee mermaid themed waterpark


Rates & Availability

Pleasure Isles House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Nightly Rate
Jun 24 2017 - Jun 25 2017
4 night minimum stay
Nightly Rate
Feb 1 2018 - Mar 31 2018
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $100
Property Damage Coverage $49 + Tax
Tax Rate 7.0%

Cleaning fee $75.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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