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WATERFRONT 1st FLOOR +Boat Dock, Palm Harbor

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 - 28 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, 4 Overnight Guests Accepted

Treat yourself & enjoy tropical tranquility. A few days of your own slice of paradise will allow everyday stresses to gently flow to the wayside. Wind down in your fully furnished home away from home, with stylish elegance. Lake Tarpon Villas is located directly on an inlet leading from Lake Tarpon the 2nd largest fresh water lake in Florida (approx 4 miles long & 2 miles wide. We are near some of the best Gulf white sandy beaches & spectacular sunsets. We are completely nestled alongside a freshwater inlet by a dual wooden plank boardwalk for mesmerizing strolls. Our first floor home is backed to the waters edge with a screened patio with comfortable sitting chairs only having the upper & lower boardwalks separating you from the fresh water, which is ideal for sipping morning coffee or evening cocktails. Our home overlooks the boat docks, heated pool, Jacuzzi & clubhouse which are only a short walk away. Our home's graceful furnishings include the master bedroom's mahogany king size bedroom set, 40in 1080p HDTV, 2nd bedroom's maple double bed with 37in wall-mounted HDTV, living room's leather sectional includes love seat with side-by-side recliners with console & full sofa, 50in 1080p HDTV with surround sound, for every sporting event or movie.

Cecelia & Stu
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 9, 2018

About Cecelia & Stu

My husband & I purchased our little jewel in 2005, with anticipation of having it for our retirement home on the water's edge. Our roots beginning separately in the northern states with beautiful Florida, joining us together. I work for a leading healthcare organization in the Tampa Bay area comprised of a network of hospitals and my husband for a deep foundation specialist company.

Cecelia & Stu purchased this condo in 2005

Why Cecelia & Stu chose Palm Harbor

We take pride in the quality of furnishing, bedding, linen, electronics and appliances, keeping them new or nearly new. Palm Harbor is close to everything the western Gulf Coast has to offer, but far enough to feel 'away from it all' when you want to be. We are on the waters edge, with nothing separating you from the water, other than the screened lanai and boardwalk. We are on the first floor with no stairs to climb, whether you are coming or going to your vehicle, pool or to the waters edge.

What makes this condo unique

We have a boat dock for your convenience of bringing your own boat. Many visitors enjoy bringing their own bass boats to Lake Tarpon, enabling the sportsmen to travel from one prime fishing spot to the next with little effort.


Palm Harbor Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21 ...
  • Not suitable for children ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • 2 Bedroom Unit: Contains 2 beds: Unit fee permits & authorizes 4 guests total.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Resort
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , With massaging hand held shower head
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , With massaging hand held shower head
  • Each bath supplied with welcome supplies: toilet tissue, tissue, towels (bath, hand, wash clothes), Lysol & hairdryer
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat Dock
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • bay/sound
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
-No Hidden Fees - Please: No smoking inside home, permissible in outside patio area only. No pets of any kind, Thank you.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(7 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews

Our visit to Florida to see Grandkids

  • 5 of 5

We loved the condo, very easy to get to. Quiet neighborhood. Everything was close. Beds need to be more comfortable....too hard. Loved the view out the back patio.

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you enjoyed the condo & location. We have had all compliments on our choice of beds & comfort. Possibly we could include a roll up topper for guests desiring a softer top cover. Thank you for choosing our home.
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This condo is a great home away from home.

  • 5 of 5

This past March is the third consecutive year we have had the pleasure in renting this lovely condo. The condo itself is everything as advertised and more. There are additional touches that you may not find elsewhere, such as beach chairs, beach towels, coolers and even fishing rods. The view is great from the lanai and it is just a short walk to the pool.

There are great restaurants, golf courses, beaches, parks all in short driving distances. We discover new restaurants and parks each year. Also it is a short drive to Dunedin where we enjoy watching our Blue Jays during spring training. The Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club is practically across the street where the PGA Valspar tournament is played each year in March. I have gone the past 2 years to watch the final round. We have enjoyed going to the movies at the Moveco Theatre right across the street.

Celelia and Stuart are great hosts and we enjoy meeting them each year. They are readily available for any questions or concerns.

We will be returning in March for many more years to come.

Sat and Donna T

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2015
  • Stayed: February 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Sat & Donna, It's always a delight, having you share your adventures with us from the past year, until your next visit. We had a few cooler days with much rain, needing some cheer, so we cracked upon your pure maple syrup from Ontario! This is a maple treasure and not to be confused with pancake syrups. From the first taste, there was an explosion of aroma and paradise on your palate. You Canadian's certainly know how to make a rainy day, bright & sunny from the inside out. Thank you kindly - See you March 2016 - Cecelia & Stu
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Green Bay, Wisconsin

This is what Florida is all about!

  • 5 of 5

We snowbirds come to Florida for sunshine and warmth, but along with that comes peace and relaxation. This home away from home offers all of that and more. This was our 2nd year in this beautiful and comfy condo and we can't wait for number 3. Cecelia and Stuart are super fantastic to work with and they make sure that everything is spic and span for your entire stay. The condo is exactly like it is pictured, and could not be in a better location. Beautiful beaches, great restaurants, the Sponge Docks, and all of Tampa's attractions are only minutes or a few miles away. One thing for will not find any snow here, only great hospitality in a great condo. Thanks Cecelia and Stuart!

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2015
  • Stayed: January 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Carol & Roger - It was our pleasure having you stay with us. Guests like you are why we enjoy managing our own unit. We can't wait to see your new paintings of the surrounding area, Lake Tarpon, Honeymoon Island, etc on your web site: See you next year!
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Our Month at Lake Tarpon Villas

  • 5 of 5

Wanting to spend time in the Tampa/Clearwater area we spent many hours on the internet looking for a place and happened upon a condo on Cyprus Dr. We booked the condo sight unseen.

Arriving at the condo for the first time we were so pleased, and relieved, to find such a clean and beautifully decorated home away from home in a location that was minutes from beaches, golfing and shopping. There are many things to do with grandchildren when they come to visit, and we love being able to watch the Blue Jays during spring training.

Besides being spotless, the condo is well equipped including beach chairs, beach towels and fishing poles. Having a BBQ is such a convenience and an added bonus of having a crane come to stand and watch you cook, just adds to the pleasure. A Blue Heron seems to be a pet of the community and is always around if someone is out fishing.

Stuart and Cecelia are wonderful to work with and are always available for any problems or concerns.

We have rented this condo for the past two years and have already booked for next year and are hoping to be able to return for many more years.

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2014
  • Stayed: February 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Green Bay, Wisconsin


  • 5 of 5

As retired teachers, we are used to giving out grades. Our grade for this condo rental is A+ While we believe that no one can ever be perfect, this condo comes about as close as you can get for condo rentals. Cecelia and Stuart are very conscientious owners, easy to talk with, and easy to get hold of if needed. The condo was super clean.....although we did get a shock when our granddaughter, who was visiting, placed a fake cockroach (palmetto) in our freshly baked lemon bars. No need to worry however about any real ones! The kitchen came fully stocked, although we did get some small bowls for our fruit and cereal in the morning. The Super Bowl was fantastic, as we watched it on the large 50" HDTV with surround sound from the comfort of our plush leather sofa. Needless to say, it made our old fashions taste exceptionally well! Another great thing about this condo is its location. You are literally only minutes away from several beautiful beaches, grocery stores, restaurants (to numerous to mention), movie theatre, shopping centers, and more. Although it is fairly close to busy Highway 19, the noise of the highway could not be heard. Also, since this condo is on ground level, a great swimming pool and hot tub are only about 25 steps away, as well as the condo complex laundry facility. Lake Tarpon Villas is a two story condo complex consisting of about 45 one and two bedroom condos. Several of the condos have permanent residents, and the rest are rental units. The entire complex is very well kept, and very beautiful, especially at night. Romantic walks come naturally here! All in all, we highly recommend Cecelia's and Stuart's beautiful condo in the Lake Tarpon Villas. We are coming back next year, and hopefully many years to come. That says it all!

Roger and Carol

Green Bay, Wi (Go Pack Go!)

  • Submitted: Mar 10, 2014
  • Stayed: January 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fabulous 5 star property

  • 5 of 5

We rented this property for the month of January 2014.

The condo is beautifully and tastefully furnished, with large flat screen tv's, comfortable sofas and beds. The kitchen was very well equipped.

Nice touches were the beach chairs and cool boxes left for our use - even fishing rods if we had wanted to fish.

The location was good, very near the I19, but no noise at all from the highway. Very near to many beaches and parks. Our favourite beach was Sunset beach.

There are lots of restaurants near by and supermarkets.

We enjoyed visiting Tarpon Springs, Dunedin and Flea markets.

We had unusual cold weather for our stay so didn't get to use the pool, but it looked lovely and very near to the condo.

Cecelia and Stuart were great hosts and only a phone call away should we have needed them.

I have no hesitation in recommending this condo it is first class.

Denise & Jim Ryan

  • Submitted: Feb 4, 2014
  • Stayed: December 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Tampa (TPA) or St Petersburg-Clearwater (PIE)
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Dockside Sports Bar & Grille (2mins)
Nearest Ferry
8 Miles
Caladesi Is State Prk - Clearwater Bch 8-15m
Nearest Golf
2.5 Miles
Innisbrook Resort & Golf Club
Nearest Train
17 Miles
Clearwater-St Petersburg (STP)
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
US 19 (50yds) - I-275 (25m) - I-4 (28M)
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Dockside, TarponTurtle or Cody's Roadhouse (1.5m)
Nearest Ski
0.5 Miles
Water Skiing & Jet Skiing (Lake Tarpon)
Nearest Beach
7 Miles
FredHoward Pk - Honeymoon Is-Clearwater Bch 7-15m
Car: recommended

Nearby &/or on site: Immediately adjacent is fresh water Lake Tarpon (its watershed encompasses 52 sq miles), 8-12ft deep: 2536 acres) & John Chestnut Sr. Park (255 acres): boat ramp, World Class Bass Fishing, large mouth bass, bluegill, black crappie, fishing, jet & water skiing, tubing; 3 nature trails (3,000ft each: cypress swamp trail, elevated board walk & lookout tower trail & canoe trail. A.L. Anderson Park (135 Acres) open 24/7 boat ramp, picnic pads, hilly terrain, 478 linear ft elevated board walk & nature trails. Biking (47mile Pinellas Trail), Golf (Copperhead at Innisbrook approx 2 mi), Amusement Parks (Busch Gardens 45 mins, Disney 90 mins), Historic Greek Village & sponge docks of Tarpon Springs 10 mins, parks & white sandy beaches: (Fred H Howard Park: 10 mins, Honeymoon Is. & Caledesi Is., 11 miles, Clearwater Bch 15 miles), Tampa Bay Buccaneers 30 mins, Tampa Bay Rays 40 mins, Dog Tracks (Derby Lanes: 23 miles & Tampa Greyhound: 25 miles), Horse Tracks: (Tampa Bay Downs: 10 miles). Florida Orchestra 30 miles, Salvador Dali Museum, 28 miles, Spring training: Phillies (Brighthouse Stadium) 11miles, Yankees (Steinbrenner Field) 27 miles.




Additional information about rental rates

Rates Month: From $1800 per month (off season) - $2600 (high season-only full month rates) per month
Rates Week: From $750 -$950 per week when weekly rates available (not available during high season: Jan, Feb, Mar)
Refundable Security Deposit: 1 month: $300 or 1 week: $200 based on 2 person occupancy
Full Rental Fee Due: 60 days prior to check-in date
Cancellations: Refunds honored for cancellations prior to 60 days before check-in date

Discounts Available for Extended Stays per Rate Period.

Free WiFi Internet Service, Hi Def cable TV and utilities Included

$100 Cleaning Fee may be applied if unit is not left in respectable condition.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.