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Modern Lakeside Apartments With Pool, Jacuzzi & Internet - Beautiful & Relaxing - Unit 1101 - Lake Tarpon Villas (1 Bedroom)

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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
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Overview

Clearwater Area Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Apartments in Palm Harbor, Near Clearwater, Gulf Coast, Florida - Waterfront Location On Lake - 10 Mins Drive To Beaches - Lots To See/Do In Clearwater Area

Ideally located on Florida's Gulf Coast just minutes from many of America’s best beaches. The apartments are situated on the shores of beautiful Lake Tarpon, just north of Clearwater. Tampa International Airport is just 30 minutes away, with the major theme parks in Orlando only 90 minutes away. Come stay with us and you will find you can relax and recharge your batteries in a comfortable setting yet just minutes away you have all the activities and amenities that you could ever wish for! Relax by the heated pool and in the Jacuzzi and enjoy the waterfront environment. On your doorstep are an abundance of malls, restaurants, parks, beaches, golf courses and endless activities for young or old. Book with confidence - we have welcomed countless happy guests since 2001 - guest comments, extra pictures and additional information is available on our own web site (see link further down page). Each year about 3 months are booked out in each apartment to repeat visitors.

Details for Unit 1101 - Lake Tarpon Villas (1 Bedroom) 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, 1 Bathroom

The apartments are designed to make your stay a comfortable and relaxing one. Free Cable TV with over 80 channels, DVD player, telephone with free local calls and computer with free high-speed Internet access as well as WIFI for your portable devices such as cellphone or iPad. The kitchen has all the obvious appliances and utensils you need for cooking i.e. cooker, microwave, pots, pans, cutlery, kettle, coffee-maker etc. There is also a dishwasher and refrigerator. Our ground-level spacious one-bedroom apartment downstairs has a queen-size bed and one bathroom. The large sofa bed in the living room enables you to sleep four with ease. The living room and dining area has a superb view of the water of Lake Tarpon. The patio doors open out into the very large patio area with sofa, chairs and table, which is screened off – an ideal spot for a drink at sunset. Just outside on the decking is the gas-grill-BBQ right by the water.
Mark (Owner)
Member since: 2004
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Speaks: english, german

About Mark

We are a fun-loving family from England who love our home away from home. As we work very hard on our website business we wanted a place to escape to and relax. This is just the perfect place.

Mark purchased this apartment in 2000

Why Mark chose Clearwater Area

We wanted to be in the busy Clearwater Beach area of Florida where there is so much to do and see that one vacation is simply not enough, so we never get bored going back year after year.

It is also easy enough in just 90 minutes to get to all the theme parks in Orlando but we didn't want to be stuck on a suburban housing development in Orlando with nothing to do but visit the parks.

Instead we wanted a home on the gorgeous Florida Gulf Coast in a relaxing and homely part of Florida where you can enjoy the peace and serenity of watching the sun go down on some of the best white sandy beaches in the whole of America.

Although we are in an area with so much to do and see, we made sure we bought in a beautiful quiet spot so you can choose from the best of both worlds.

What makes this apartment unique

Our unique advantage over most normal properties is the superb location on the waters of Lake Tarpon.

The boats, decking and palms make this a lovely setting for your dream vacation. You can fish off the decking and see eagles and many other beautiful birds.

It is peaceful and tranquil yet the area we are in is full of malls, shops and excellent restaurants - and just minutes from beaches that have been voted the very best in the whole of America (and don't forget that includes Hawaii).

Inside the apartments we have made sure they are comfortable, clean and well-equipped with everything you need to be able to sit back and relax.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We have now returned from our vacation, we had a great time and very much enjoyed the apartment. We found the apartment very clean and the people around the complex really friendly and a pleasure to speak with. I would definitely recommend this apartment to other people. Andrew N.



The apartment had everything we needed to ensure that we had a home from home holiday and I must say that the beaches at Honeymoon and Caladasi Islands are the best I have ever visited. My husband took his fishing gear and was surprised how easily he caught Bluegill and Bass from the decking - the first fish was on his second cast! Sam P.



We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the apartment. It is a beautiful apartment equipped with everything you could possibly need and in a fantastic, peaceful location. We certainly hope to book at some point in the future. Karen E.
Apr 2004
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Reviews

4.6
based on 10 traveler reviews

Unit 1101 - Lake Tarpon Villas (1 Bedroom)
average rating of 4.6 based on 11 reviews
Stourton West Midlands England
5

Wonderful relaxing holiday

  • 5 of 5

The apartment and it's location meet all of our requirements. Easy access onto the Alt19 with all the beaches and parks, and a pleasant drive down to Dunedin and Clearwater or heading north to Tarpon Springs.

Sitting on the lanai with a drink at night was very pleasant..... we also made use of the beach chairs in the apartment to go and watch the sunset from Sunset beach.... Love the door code system for entry, wonderful not to worry about keys!

Alan and Sue

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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5

Wonderful week at Tarpon Villas

  • 5 of 5

We wholeheartedly recommend this apartment to anyone looking for a relaxing spotless apartment with easy access to shops,restaurants and fabulous beaches!Absolutely loved our week here ,the pool area is immaculate l swam everyday and had the large pool to myself.We have visited Florida for 30+ years and wish we had found this place earlier,we will definitely return.Must add that the booking process was so easy ,Mark was so prompt in answering our emails if you're considering this area don't hesitate in booking.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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5

Fantasti place to stay home from

  • 5 of 5

My self and my husband stayed in this beautiful condo for two weeks, it was the first time that we had planned a holiday this way rather then hotels. But after this years holiday we shall never go to hotels any more, this was set in such an idyllic place so peaceful and relaxing ,there is every thing that you would need in home comfort,infact its like you would have back home.

this is a good place to stay as there is so many things to do and see on this side of the coast ,we both loved Clearwater with its fabulous beach gorgeous white sand and yes clear sea, there are many places to visit i.e. honey moon island for those that love to ramble walk cycle or even just relax on the beach, there is an abundance of wild life here too,

there is a Walmart just up the road 5mins away every thing you would want for your stay, even a Publix on the opposite side, we would go out for the day then just come back and relax, sit in the conservative area and just watch and listen so peaceful,

a big thank you to Anne she was so helpful in every way ,nothing was to much trouble and often chatted with us both,

once more a big thank you to mark and his family for all the help and information

Sharon & Chris

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
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5

Very enjoyable stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at Lake Tarpon Villas. The condo is well situated in a central location close to many great places to visit including Tarpon Springs, Clearwater and Dunedin as well as many beautiful beaches. The condo also has a stunning view across some water making it a very peaceful place to stay. The condo was really clean when we arrived and very comfortable. Would recommend to anybody and we would be happy to go back.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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Stony Stratford, Bucks, UK
5

"Home from home"

  • 5 of 5

Conveniently located for the beaches and west coast cities and villages. This wonderful accommodation is set amongst the tropical palms, backing onto a creek with direct access to Lake Tarpon. Very comfortable, this is a good sized self contained condo with great facilities and fast speed wifi. The swimming pool is lovely, you have all you need for a very comfortable stay. Our second time, and it certainly won't be our last!

  • Submitted: May 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Andy thank you once again for making the effort to do the reviews, I know they can be cumbersome from what other people have said, hence most people don’t bother, but I really appreciate it.. Mark
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Lancashire
5

Nice tidy apartment

  • 5 of 5

Set in a small complex of apartments we found it a very nice clean one bedroom apartment, with parking just outside the rooms.it was a great central place to stay in the area . Loved the pool and views with friendly residents to talk to.many great restaurants a short drive away, with codys roadhouse a great experience, and of course for steak lovers , longhorn steakhouse just down the road. Plenty of large stores close by. Would use again , thanks Mark great.

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
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Coast/Beach:

Nearby are the well-known and lively beach resorts of Clearwater and St. Petersburg. Just 10 minutes away we have the quieter beaches of Honeymoon Island, Sunset Beach, Caladesi Island and Fred Howard Park. These hidden gems are often listed in the top 10 best beaches in America (beating competition in California and Hawaii!). Tarpon Springs is a renowned port just up the road, famous for it's ethnic Greek community diving for sponges.

Travel:

Tampa International Airport is just 30 minutes away, with the major theme parks in Orlando only 90 minutes away.

Distances:

We are just 8 miles north of famous Clearwater beach. Other fabulous beaches much closer i.e. Caladesi Island which in 2008 was voted best beach in the whole of America!

Further Details:

Florida is renowned for good value, delicious food, usually served in large portions! Menus include a wide selection from ethnic Italian or gourmet French to "down home" barbecue, juicy steaks or fresh fish caught daily. All of these are close by as well as lots of fast-food chains.

Supermarkets

There are numerous supermarkets (including Wal-Mart and Publix) less than a mile away as well as other shops and malls.

Theme Parks

You are within easy reach of Disney World, Epcot Centre, Universal Studios, MGM Studios, Sea Life, and all the other attractions in Orlando. On your doorstep in Tampa, you have a theme park, Busch Gardens, famous for having some of the best roller coasters in Florida.

There are major sporting teams such as the SuperBowl champions Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Tampa Devil Rays baseball team. You can also watch spring training for the Toronto Blue Jays and the Philadelphia Phillies.

Nearby is the Pinellas Trail which is 47 miles long where you can walk, run, bike, jog, or rollerblade and the fabulous Anderson Park is less than a mile away.

There are endless other activities for everyone such as great shopping at the malls, water sports, scuba diving, snorkeling, museums (i.e. Salvador Dali), art galleries, gambling at the Hardrock casino in Tampa, bowling, zoos, cruises, concerts, nightlife, parks, fishing, cinemas, sailing, shelling, biking, tennis, racquetball, basketball, shuffleboard, horseriding, miniature golf, local library, live theater, sightseeing, waterskiing, windsurfing, parasailing, jet skiing, rafting and swimming with Manatees or Dolphins.

Come have a great vacation that you will never forget!

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Rates & Availability

Palm Harbor Apartment Rental Rates

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1 night minimum stay
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Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $133
Pet Fee $0
Cleaning (Before/After) $60

Booking Notes:
The apartment will be cleaned before and after your stay.

No need for you to lift a finger, relax and enjoy!

Our weekly price includes cleaning and all local taxes - no hidden extras unlike some other rentals.

Just put down a £100/$150 holding/security deposit and your reservation is secured.

Full payment is required eight weeks before departure.

We can also quote prices in US Dollars and Euros.

Please note there is a discount of £25/$50 for each additional week you stay.

Changeover Day:
Minimum Stay - No minimum but 7 days preferable.

Notes on prices:

Our price includes cleaning and all local taxes - no hidden extras unlike some other rentals.

We can also quote prices in US Dollars and Euros.

Credit cards accepted.

Please note there is a discount of £25/$50 for each additional week you stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Clearwater Area Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Waterfront
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
Outside:
  • Golf ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Lake Tarpon Villas is a modern, stylish, low-level apartment complex with direct access to seven-mile long Lake Tarpon (Florida's second largest lake) which is great for bass fishing and water skiing. Both apartments look out onto water, boardwalks and boat docks and have use of our gas-grill-BBQ which is on the decking right by the water. The apartments come complete with all vital appliances and utensils together with Cable TV, free high-speed Internet, WIFI and telephone with free local calls. Next-door to the complex is a hotel with restaurant and bar which you can walk to. Opposite is a multiplex cinema. You will need a car to stay here. The Clearwater area is a popular tourist area with many restaurants, bars, shopping malls and although they are just minutes away the road layout in this area means they are spread along the main roads that cover this area and are not suitable for walking to. Outside: There is an open-air swimming pool (shared) with solar panels which heats the pool in the winter and cools the water in the summer, Jacuzzi (shared), sun loungers and picnic tables where you can relax alongside the boat docks and waterside. Both apartments can use our gas-grill-BBQ which is on the decking right by the water. Next-door is a boat yard from which pontoon boats can be hired and docked adjacent to the apartments at our own private mooring.

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