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Kevin

Member since: 2014
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Speaks: english

Free pontoon boat, direct waterfront, heated pool, sauna, beach. What's more?

24 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview

Flor-a-mar House Rental Photos and Description

3 Bedrooms, 2 full Bathrooms, Sleeps 8

See and play what others can't! The island and beach only boaters can get to! New heated pool March 2015!

Please email owner for payment options before booking online, it may save you on processing fees charged by website. We require full payment at booking so that paper work is minimized. For monthly rentals, or multiple payments are necessary, please contact (email is best way) owner directly for options. Cancellation will still be honored and full payment refunded according to policy regardless payment schedule.

For bookings that have check-in/check-out day other than Saturday (Ex. check-in on Tuesday and check-out on next Tuesday), an $150-$400 surcharge may apply for breaking up the weeks. Exception will be made if only none-Saturday check-in/check-out available for the date of inquiry, and for less than 7-day week availability discount may be available. Please contact owner for your specific date need if necessary. Maximum 6 adults.

If this home is booked and not available for your date, please check out our another listing of 3-bed 2-bath vacation pool home! http://www.vrbo.com/667952

This beautiful waterfront 3-bed, 2-bath house, 'Gulf of Mexico Dream', is in a very quiet neighborhood at city of New Port Richey. The home includes all brand new stainless steel kitchen appliances, hardwood kitchen cabinets, granite countertops, washer and dryer, travertine tiled bathrooms, 3 flat screen TVs, 1 computer, leather couches. The master bedroom has an AICO king size bed and the second bedroom features 2 Stanley twin beds. Kids bedroom has 2 bunk beds. Internet, cable TV, and phone service (within US) are included for free. Drive way can park up to 3 vehicles. 20 feet private dock can accommodate a large boat if you want to bring your own.

Enjoy pool table or darts in the sunroom as you watch the breathtaking sunset over the water, or relax in the living/family room and watch a movie. You can fish in the backyard, on the dock and enjoy Florida breeze, or take a canoe strolling in the canal and bayou nearby. True water fun comes when you go out on a boat, and we provide a pontoon boat for 3 days use free of charge. Enjoy the open gulf, sand island, and fishing in the gulf of Mexico. You may also visit and relax at the only private sandy beach in Florida just 5 minutes away from your house with pavilions, clean restrooms, and grill stations.

Close by, you can enjoy fantastic local cuisine and shopping all within 15 minutes driving distance. Local thrilling amusement parks Busch Gardens and Adventure Island are among favorite places to visit. Other famous local beaches include honeymoon island, Caledisi Island, Clearwater beach, Treasure Island beach, Fort Desoto beach. Disney and Universal Studio are 90-minute drive away. 50-minute drive to Hard Rock Casino. 35-minute drive to Tampa and Clearwater/St. Petersburg Airports. The 'SPONGE DOCKS' in TARPON SPRINGS are just l5 minutes south. The town offers gift shops, antique stores, boat tours and 'GREEK CUISINE.' Also you won’t regret to check out downtown New Port Richey.

Boating: The home is on a deep water canal leading to open gulf by going under a bridge, clearance during high tide is about 5-6 feet. Boat ramp is available within the neighborhood too if you want to bring your own boat. There is a 20 feet floating dock. We provide a pontoon boat (3 days free use for weekly rental) for our guests to visit the beautiful Sandbar or Anclote Key for shelling, fishing, snorkeling or Dolphin Watching with no extra charge. Canoe/Kayak is an excellent choice for cruising and fishing within bayou and canal. Pontoon boat's 3-day use is based on weekly stay, guests may use more days if there is no maintenance for the boat needed and no other arrangement like owner's own family use etc., check in/out day may be excluded. Boat shown in picture may not be the actual boat depends on availability.

Fishing: You can fish right off the back yard and the dock, in canal or bayou on a canoe, or use pontoon boat provided to fish in open gulf. You may be stalking Redfish and Trout, trolling for Spanish Mackerel, bringing Mangrove Snapper or even a Shark on board. Fishing license and equipment, bait are easily available in local stores close by. We provide fishing rods, and they are free if returned in good working condition.

Amenities: Internet with wireless wifi, cable TV, free phone service (within US), pool table, dart game, 1 computer, 3 TVs, DVD player, 2-person Sauna, fishing equipment, private dock, private sandy beach with pavilion and grill, gas grill in back yard, Kitchen and bathroom consumables (no refill during the visit)

This home is in a quiet neighborhood so if you are looking for somewhere just to party this probably isn't your place. But with all the amenities and available activities, you will definitely enjoy staying at this modern, beautiful, waterfront home for a truly relaxed and fun vacation!

3-night special $900 within 2 weeks of arrival date! (Holiday excluded, weekend day extra $100/night, boat extra $450). Please contact us to find out availability. Please note nightly rate shown on VRBO may be based on longer stay. Shorter than 7 days stay is usually accepted within 2 weeks from arrival date, and please contact owner for booking and rate details. Online booking fee (~3% or higher for international banks) is guest's responsibility if guest choose this form of payment. Starting Feb. 2016 there is also a new service fee 4-10% imposed by VRBO for guest paying online.

Note: To ensure our guests a satisfied vacation experience, we allow $30 reimbursements on items missing during the stay, and will be left with the house after leaving (missing kitchen wares etc. but no edible items and non-refillable consumables supplies noted in listing). Receipt and note to owner is required for reimbursement. If more then $30 purchase is necessary, please contact owner for approval first. Outdoor cleaning (grill, deck, boat etc.) is not included in cleaning fee. It's guest's responsibility to clean things back to original condition after use.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Kevin (Owner)
Member since: 2014
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Kevin

Hello my name is Kevin. My wife Jane and I came to United State in late 90’s to get our master degree at University of Illinois. We then moved to Florida, and started our family here. We have two kids now. This vacation home is a big fun part of our family life, and we hope you can share this enjoyment of ours when stay at this little paradise. Life is good, live it to the fullness……

Please feel free to contact us at 813-438-3818 if you have any questions. Both of us are working parents so please leave a voice message. Email and inquiry from VRBO are always good ways to get our response quickly too.

Kevin purchased this house in 2014

What makes this house unique

Open gulf, sandy island, private beach, and a lot of fish!

Reviews

4.9
based on 24 traveler reviews

Free pontoon boat, direct waterfront, heated pool, sauna, beach. What's more?
average rating of 4.875 based on 24 reviews
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5

Great vacation!!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at this vacation home. The owner and manager was a pleasure to work with. The house is very nice and had everything we needed. The boat was a added bonus for the trip. Only a thirty minute boat ride out to the Anclote key which had a nice beach and clear water. We enjoyed the beautiful sunsets and would definitely return here again!!

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Absolutely Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

What an amazing house! Everything was clean and well stocked. Mickey, the caretaker is wonderful and was quickly able to take care of any of our mistakes (like locking ourselves out of the house!). For us, the access to the sandbar with the pontoon boat really made our trip. We'd get up, ride out to the sandbar after breakfast and stay until early afternoon (it's about a half hour ride out). We'd come back and the kids could play in the pool while the adults relaxed until dinner. After dinner, we'd take a quick 4 minute car ride down to the private beach to see the most amazing sunsets. Throw in the pool table, dart board and sauna and this house has it all!

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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5

This place was amazing, can't wait to go back!!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time using VRBO so we didn't know what to expect. To say we enjoyed our stay would be an understatement! The house, pool, and boat were all just great! We will definitely go here again!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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5

Wonderful home in a quiet neighborhood!

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a week at this home, and we had a wonderful time! The house is comfortably furnished, and the owner has remodeled it with very nice finishes. The small pool is very refreshing and well maintained. The highlight for us was the pontoon boat, which we took out to the sandbar and Anclote Key - definitely the best part of our vacation!

The property manager, Mike, greeted us at check-in and made sure we had all the necessary information for a wonderful, stress-free week. The owner, Kevin, is very timely in responding to questions, emails, etc., and genuinely desires that anyone renting this home has a great experience! Everything went very smoothly.

This is not your typical vacation rental - the area is mostly residential and very quiet, which we loved. The private neighborhood beach is great for sunbathing, etc., though the amount of seedweed in the water really prevented our group from fully enjoying the water. However, my husband and I really enjoyed sunbathing and watching the sunsets there. Also, there are some very nice public beaches nearby.

We highly recommend this property for a quiet, stress-free Florida vacation!

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place!

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable for the family. Enjoyed the boat and pool. Very relaxing vacation. Will be coming back next year.

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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5

Wonderful Property

  • 5 of 5

This property was wonderful to stay in, we really enjoyed our time. Also, the property manager and owner were wonderful to work with!

  • Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Tampa International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1.9 Miles
up the creek pub
Nearest Restaurant
1.4 Miles
IHOP
Nearest Beach
1.5 Miles
Gulf Harbor Beach Club
Car: recommended

Property is conveniently located around water and easy access to all your everyday life . Publix (best grocery chain in Florida is right at entrance of community.

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Rates & Availability

Flor-a-mar House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
2016 Fall (No Memo. Day)
Aug 8 2016 - Nov 18 2016
3 night minimum stay
$1,590
$4,950
 
 
2016 Thanksgiving
Nov 19 2016 - Nov 26 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,890
$4,950
 
 
2016 Winter
Nov 27 2016 - Dec 23 2016
3 night minimum stay
$1,550
$4,950
 
 
2016 Xmas
Dec 24 2016 - Jan 6 2017
3 night minimum stay
$1,890
$5,250
 
 
2017 Winter
Jan 8 2017 - Apr 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
$1,890
$5,250
 
 
2017 spring (No Easter)
Apr 2 2017 - Jun 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
$1,790
$5,250
 
 
2017 Summer
Jun 4 2017 - Aug 19 2017
3 night minimum stay
$1,890
$7,200
 
 
2017 Autum
Aug 20 2017 - Nov 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
$1,690
$4,950
 
 
My Standard Rate
6 night minimum stay
$300
$1,850
$5,250
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $550
cleaning fee $120
Tax Rate 9.0%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed and payment received. Holiday, long weekend special rate extra $100 on top of weekly rate unless noted. Monthly rate includes 2 weeks (no weekend) of pontoon usage. Maximum 6 adults, total 8 guest with no pets. Weekly rental need full payment to complete the booking to save extra works, cancellation policy remain the same as note. Online booking fee (~3% or higher for international banks) is guest's responsibility if guest choose this form of payment.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Flor-a-mar House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Kids Bedroom - 2 bunk bed
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna
Attractions:
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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