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Luxury Beach Beach House Pet Friendly

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,040 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Home, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths (Sleeps 5)

We are 'on the sand' and the sugary sand is beautiful, powdery white sand that stretches as far as the eye can see. Our private quiet beach house allows you to unwind, relax and enjoy the moment. Soak in the relaxing atmosphere, enjoy a refreshment on the patio, toast each other at sunset, all the simple things of life that are most rewarding.

For active people, antiquing (some of the best in Florida), the The Clearwater Marine Aquarium, home of Winter the dolphin star of the movie 'Dolphin Tale' is 10 miles away. Baseball, Football, hockey and more sports is 45 minutes away in Tampa and St. Petersburg. The Mahaffey theater is 15 minutes away where stars perform in a quaint small theater. Busch Gardens is 45 minutes by car and Disney is only 2 hours away.


Owner
Owner/Property Manager
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 18, 2017

About Owner/Property Manager

Raised in Michigan, my family spent our vacations at a rental cottage on one of the lakes. I have been drawn to the water ever since. My tour in the navy gave me the dream (more a hope) of owning a house on the ocean/gulf.

My day job is to run a travel company that specializes in wonderful vacations from cruises to tour to resorts, we book it all.

Owner/Property Manager purchased this cottage in 2012

Why Owner/Property Manager chose Florida Central Gulf Coast

Several years ago I was driving the beach and saw this pretty beach house. They were having a open house so I went in. I loved the place immediately. Unfortunately the asking price was way out of my ability so I did nothing but kept looking from time to time. Several years passed and the housing boom busted and the property came back on the market at a more reasonable price and we got it. By renting the house out, we can pay down the mortgage and whenever It is not rented, we get the opportunity to live our dream at the beach.

What makes this cottage unique

Comfy is the way our guest describe the beach house. Quickly you feel like you have lived there forever. Convenience is the word that comes to mind when I think of the beach house location. We are convenient to restaurants, attractions, stores - just everything! The deck out front actually is on the beach. No elevators or long walks, down 4 steps and you are on the white sand. Up over the sand berm and there is one of the most beautiful beaches in Florida.

Where we are located few people come down to that area of the beach so it is very private and quiet, except for the sunsets, where it seems all of Indian Rocks Beach comes out to the beach for our spectacular sunsets!

Guestbook comments from the owner

We could not have asked for a better week! Weather was perfect every day! Beautiful home! So comfy and cozy and perfect for our size family. We enjoyed the perfect sun sets!



Loved walking on the beach every day and collecting shells, great restaurants and shopping! But our favorite meal was cooking the the grill and eating dinner on the deck and watching the sun set!



Thanks for sharing your wonderful piece of Florida with us.
Apr 2016
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Amenities

Indian Rocks Beach Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Floor Area:
  • 1040 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beachfront ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Local Calls
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Full 1 - outdoor shower
    Full 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Master bathroom is quite spacious.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Plenty of drawer and closet space.
Entertainment:
  • Books for Adults
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Deck Furniture
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch Furniture
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(22 traveler reviews)

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Luxury Beach Beach House Pet Friendly
average rating of 4.9545455 based on 58 reviews
5

Awesome!

  • 5 of 5

Comfortable and delightful!

  • Submitted: May 16, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for taking the time to write and for visiting with us.
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5

Great stay!

  • 5 of 5

Lovely beach cottage right on the beach, with a lot of privacy and room to move. This was our first time staying in a cottage instead of a motel, and what a difference. Very clean and centrally located, making it an even better choice for vacation. We loved it and hope to be back next year.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy you enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you next year.
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5

Cozy, private and everything you need

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful property, gorgeous beach and all the amenities you need in the house. Comfy bed and couch, plenty of towels and two bathrooms. Would 100% recommend this place!

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased to learn you had a wonderful stay! Thanks for visiting with us.
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5

Heaven on the Beach!

  • 5 of 5

The perfect spot to go and relax!

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed the peace and quiet of the beach house.
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Lovely Beach Cottage - Steps from the Gulf

  • 4 of 5

Hi Ed. We wrote in your guest book but wanted to thank you again for sharing your cozy beach cottage with us. We loved our evenings on the spacious deck watching the sun go down and listening to the roar of the ocean as well as morning coffee on the deck. My husband loved the close proximity to the beach for his daily fishing and I loved sitting on the beach with the sand between my toes. The weather couldn't have been any better. Thank you again for an enjoyable 3 weeks at your little piece of paradise.

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Donna, We are very fortunate to attract such nice people like you to share our home on the beach. We love to do the same things you mentioned. Thanks again for staying with us! Ed
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4th time here

  • 5 of 5

This is our 4th time staying here and we love it. The house is well maintained and is right on the beach. We'll be back in 2017!

  • Submitted: Dec 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jill, We are so fortunate to have such good guest. Ed
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Crabby Bill's
"A real fun place that is very popular. Waiting times can be 30-45 minutes but worth the wai..."
Lighthouse Doughnuts
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"Kooky's is practically in our backyard! Walk to the end of the street and there it is. Gre..."
Cody's Original Roadhouse
"This is a very popular local chain in the Tampa Bay area. Burgers, steak, ribs and more! ..."
Cafe de Paris
"Very French, a little dressy, not beach apparel. Small but outstanding menu."
Thai Pan Alley
"Absolutely the best Thai food on the beach. Very casual. Unless you really like your food ..."
Red Lion Pub
"Beach casual, fish and chips are the house specialty. "
Publix
"Conveniently located, this Florida chain is my preferred grocery store!"
Sandy's Restaurant
"Wonderful little breakfast place."
William Dean Chocolates
"They make the chocolates on site. Also great gelato."
Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Tampa
Car: recommended

Additional information: Just South of Clearwater Beach.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $149
Pet Fee $100

$1695-$3995/wk
Winter/Spring $2,395 - $3,995 per week;
Summer $2,395 - $3,495;
Fall $1,085 - $2,995;
Sales tax of 12% and Cleaning fee of $125 additional;
$500 deposit;
Check in and out on Saturdays.
Dates Available: Year Round 20% off second week.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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