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Beautiful gulf-front condo

Bedrooms 1
Space 750 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

Condo, 1 Bedrooms, 1 Baths, 4 Sleeps

Very clean, updated, air conditioned one bedroom, one bath condo located on

the fourth floor of the Gulf Island Beach and Tennis Club with

outstanding views of the Gulf of Mexico. Unit offers FREE high speed wifi internet access, local phone, and expanded cable TV stations. This unit is fully furnished and

tastefully decorated, and has been recently updated. Features a king-sized bed in the gulf-view bedroom with attached balcony.

A queen- sized pull-out couch offers additional sleeping

accomodations in the living room. A leather recliner awaits for your

TV and DVD/VCR viewing in the comfortable living room. Large balcony overlooking the

Gulf of Mexico is accessible from both the living room and bedroom.

The bedroom has a mahogany furniture with

TV, DVD and telephone. Kitchen is fully equipped with dishwasher, microwave, telephone, stove and

refrigerator. The property has a security gate occupied

24 hours a day. The unit has a covered parking spot only 3 spots from the elevator. The club house has a gathering room, game room and free lending library with a large beautiful salt water pool.

Unit is fully equipped with towels and linens. Just bring your clothes,

toothbrush and bathing suit. Enjoy the tennis courts, swimming and tanning, outdoor barbeque and walks along the gulf. There is a sandy area for sitting but swimming in the gulf is at nearby Hudson Beach.

More Details

Mary Beth Scanlon
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 20, 2017

About Mary Beth Scanlon

2015 retired educator and my husband a recently retired engineer. We have owned the property for 10 years and care for it as a second home.

Mary Beth Scanlon purchased this condo in 2006

Why Mary Beth Scanlon chose Hudson

Gulf Islands is a beautiful strip of land a the end of Sea Ranch Drive with the Gulf of Mexico on three sides. Looking out the fourth floor kitchen window you see water and homes built on canals-- looking out the balcony off the bedroom and living room is endless views of the wide open Gulf. The outside property is excellently maintained, the salt-water pool is always sparking and just the right temperature. The unit is updated and very clean.

What makes this condo unique

As prime gulf front property in Hudson, Gulf Islands is a 24/7 gated community which allows for quiet and solace. Guests have easy through information given at the guardhouse. Lawn area with barbequing available. The living/bedroom balcony overlooks a sandy lagoon with frequent visits from dolphins and manatees and rocky point for fishing. Sit and watch the beautiful wake trails from boats in the Gulf. Hudson Beach is nearby for swimming, beach sunning and restaurant/bar .


Gulf Island Beach & Tennis Club Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 4
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Recently updated with plenty of storage for towels and linens supplied by the owner. Below the sink are drawers and cabinet for personal items. Hair dryer is provided.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Comfortable king size bed with solid mahogany suite, flat screen TV and VCR with adjoining restroom and closet. The Master Bedroom has an adjoining balcony for spectacular views of the Gulf and cove - which are often filled with manatees and dolphins as they come into the shallow warmer water.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Sauna ...
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
High speed internet in the unit, phone, and extended cable channels. There is a laundry room on the floor, exceptionally clean and well-kept. The club house has a fitness center with treadmills, aerobic & strengthening machines, and weights-center, tennis courts, library with internet, large sparkling clean salt water pool, sandy lagoon with a beautiful nature walk, rec room with pool talbes and ping-pong tables, sauna in women's dressing room. The club house also has a large screen TV with seating area. Near Bonati Institute-recouperate quietly away from traffic and noise while watching beautiful sunsets over the gulf.


5/5 -
(5 traveler reviews)

Beautiful gulf-front condo
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews
Brighton, Ontario, Canada

Loved this condo

  • 5 of 5

Loved this condo, tv & wifi nice to have included, pics are accurate with stunning balcony views of lagoon and gulf of Mexico, sunsets gorgeous. Nice area with lots to do and tons of restaurants and shopping. A little far from the beach but the pool is lovely . We are Canadians and our hosts were very accommodating and check in was very smooth. Thanks Mary Beth and Mike - perfect holiday for us.

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure having you as guests. I love those sunset views too. You've got a couple of more weeks of beautiful weather. Safe travels. Thank you for your kind words.
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2nd trip in two weeks this place is great

  • 5 of 5

We have been here twice in the past two weeks. It is so wonderful the place rocks the owner is awesome. Love this condo love the area. It is a must for a relaxing or romantic trip did both anniversary and vacation back to back so wonderful thanks Mary Beth 5 Stars all the way love it!

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind review. I hope you will be our guests again in the future.
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stunning one bedroom condo as advertised

  • 5 of 5

We have been staying in this 1 bedroom condo (4th floor) for the last 4 winters. This nicely decorated and updated condo overlooks the gulf of Mexico with a water inlet which is a home to numerous dolphins and manatees which can be observed from your balcony while having your morning coffee. This immaculate kept condo is a home away from home with all the amenities one can think of and then some (2 tvs,WiFi etc.). The heated salt water pool can be enjoyed at your leisure. The games consists of a pool table, pin pong table and a huge library. Pickle ball and tennis courts are used on a regular basis. Our landlords Mary Beth and Mike are the most hospitable people you will ever meet. All concerns (of which we have had few) are looked after very quickly nd efficiently. Golf courses,shopping malls,restaurants , grocery stores are just short drives away. The 20th hole diner is a must go to. This immaculate condo in a gated community with a different sunset every night to die for is a dream come true. We would highly recommend this condo to anyone. Enjoy your stay as we always do.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Nice condo, friendly owner

  • 5 of 5

This is a nice condo in a well-kept little gated condo community. The warm saltwater pool was just redone and is great. Not much of a beach on site (small, not kept up well), but there's beaches in the area. The private lagoon is a great place to watch a sunset and the occasional dolphin. Pull-out couch was a great added benefit and let us get by with the one bedroom with two young children. Owner was helpful and responsive. Overall a fantastic value to get an ocean view and use of the facilities in this price range.

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Did Not Want To Leave!

  • 5 of 5

The unit is as wonderful as the pictures and description suggest. Well appointed and very clean. The neighbors were very friendly and the views of the cove at sunset will take your breath away. I was shocked at all there is to do close by, We enjoyed the sponge pier, affordable golf and great food at nearby Sam's. I want to go back for a much longer stay.

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I love those sunsets as well and the wake of the boats in the Gulf from the balcony. Thank you for your kind words and we do hope you will be able to visit us again.
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Tampa International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Sam's Beach Bar
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
The Links and Beacon Woods
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
US 19
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Gianni, Inn on the Gulf, Sam's , chains near mall
Car: recommended
Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Golf.

* Boating.

* Fishing.

* Walking.

* Biking.

Top Thing to do in Budget:

* Fishing.

* Parks.

* Bike Trails...

Top Thing to do in Family:

* Swim with Manatees.

* Boating, kayaking.

* Jet skiing, fishing.

* Amusement parks (Tampa).

* Visit sponge docks (Tarpon).

Restaurants and shopping nearby. Nearby quaint beach bars,tennis,

fishing, pool, exercise room. Boat, kayak and watercraft rentals as

well as gulf casino boat nearby. Close to many golf courses.

(resort, public regulation and executive), Shopping mall with surrounding chain restaurants within 5 miles

Tampa airport is 45 minutes away.

Orlando is an hour and a half drive.

Close to Bonati Institute (approx 1 mile)


Rates & Availability

Gulf Island Beach & Tennis Club Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer rate
Aug 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
Fall 2017
Sep 1 2017 - Nov 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $50

Weekly Rate: $450-550

Monthly Rate: $1550 - $2000
Cleaning fee- $50

August 1 through September 1 $450 includes tax, except summer holidays. $500 wk standard. $75 per night 4 day min
$1,550.00 - $2000.00 per month depending on season, includes tax
Nov., 1500 Dec. $1550 monthly, January $2000
$50 Unit cleaning fee
One week minimum
Unit is non-smoking.
Sorry, no pets.

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