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Quaint Beach Suite ...on Beachfront Property.

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Beach house located on the thinnest part of the Barrier Island.'the narrows'

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Last updated: 08/30/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

features Travertine floors and marble urns by the bedroom fireplace. It is located on the first floor of the carriage house 100’ back from the beach on the courtyard. The living room looks down the walk to the Gulf. Kitchen and bedroom look out at Boca Ciega Bay across the street. Our older guests appreciate the ground floor and no steps. Enjoy, relax the beach is just steps away. Sit under the gazebo and watch the sun melt into the blue Gulf waters.
Free wifi and free on site parking

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 640 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Staff

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

  • bedroom 1: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Comfy queen with views from your bed of the Intracoastal waterways.

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • Note: water views even from the bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Clearwater and its island beaches are fortunate to offer something for everybody. Our attractions include arts and museums, the natural environment, historical buildings, special events and more traditional 'attractions' such as theme parks, whatever your preference. The sampling of attractions below offers a little bit of everything. Adventure Island 4500 Bougainvillea, Tampa (813) 987-5660. Tampa Bay's only outdoor water theme park. Busch Gardens Tampa Bay 3000 East Busch Blvd., Tampa (813) 987-5082. An extraordinary atmosphere filled with naturalistic animal habitats and shows, hair-raising roller coasters, Rhino Rally and more, dazzling live entertainment. Clearwater Marine Aquarium Home of Winter the Dolfin 249 Windward Passage, Clearwater (727) 447-0980. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable

Theme

  • Family
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Beach:

    100’ back from the beach on the courtyard...moreless

  • Beach View:

    and intracoastal water views...moreless

  • Beachfront:

    100’ back from the beach on the courtyard...moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    100’ back from the beach on the courtyard...moreless

  • Water View
  • Waterfront:

    100’ back from the beach on the courtyard...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:

    Central air conditioning...moreless

  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    Free wi fi for our guests...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    Free Parking for our guests at the property ...moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    complimentary Wi Fi for our Guest...moreless

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen:

    Complete full kitchen, stove, large frig, mico wave, toaster,cofee maker, pots, pans, dishes...etc...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Bicycles:

    Rentals : Just a short walk across the street from our beach property. ...moreless

  • Boat:

    Beach Rental shop : Just a short walk across the street from our beach property. ...moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo:

    With comfy chairs...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Rental shop : Just a short walk across the street from our beach property. ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
Aug 1 - Oct 31, 2015
2 night min stay
$109
$690

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $99 Nightly

Winter
Nov 1 - Dec 22, 2015
3 night min stay
$97
$650

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $93 Nightly

Spring
Dec 23 - May 1, 2016
6 night min stay
$159
$1,050

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $150 Nightly


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning fee $55
  • Tax Rate 12%

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Last updated: 08/30/2015
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Location

30 Miles
Nearest Airport
Tampa International airport
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Largo Golf
Private Homes
Nearest Beach
We are on the beach. 12 steps away

Car: Recommended

Location, Location , Location...You will be vacationing on the closest beach to Tampa airport while also secluded from the vacation crowds. We are located in 'The Narrows', so named by the local settlers of the 1920's because the barrier island is so skinny here that there is only room for a single row of homes. The emerald green waters of the Gulf are out your front door and and yachts cruising the channel are out your back door. Water surrounds you like no where else with fantastic tropical views and a true island feeling. Our many repeat guests tell us that this is the most coveted spot on the 12 miles of world class beaches between Clearwater and St Petersburg.

Dolphin Tale

The Clearwater Marine Aquarium, home of Winter the Dolphin – just minutes from the Sun n Fun Beachfront vacation rentals.

Winter the Dolphin has captured the world with her story of survival and determination.

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 1996

About: I'm Curtis Westphal. My wife and I reside in Golden just outside of Denver. I am a city planner and trained as an architect. She is a part time school teacher. Her dad was a home builder in Michigan that brought the family down to Sarasota for a new start. My dad was a pilot in the Air Force that got transferred to the air base in Tampa. We met in college at the University of Florida. Both of us had relatives in Denver so after we graduated we took a road trip, liked Colorado and this has been our home for 30 years. We love the beach and the sun and the water. My grandparents that owned this place were very special people. It is always a good feeling when we make that last leg of our trip down there, cross the bridge onto the island and take in the smell of salt air and sight of the Gulf of Mexico.

Why Private Homes:
Its been in the family since 1966. Good memories of days on the beach with our 2 boys when my grandparents owned the place. Too nice to let it go. 3rd generation owner.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Beach house located on the thinnest part of the Barrier Island.'the narrows'

    Beach house located on the thinnest part of the Barrier Island.'the narrows'

  • Queen size pillow top bed...with views of the bay from bed.

    Queen size pillow top bed...with views of the bay from bed.

  • View from your bed. 1st floor queen bedroom view

    View from your bed. 1st floor queen bedroom view

  • Bay view from the stair landing

    Bay view from the stair landing

  • our gazebo by the beach with teak rocking chairs

    our gazebo by the beach with teak rocking chairs

  • a family walk in the evening after the rain has stopped

    a family walk in the evening after the rain has stopped

  • Good memories are made here

    Good memories are made here

  • Kids play hard and sleep well.  Enjoy !

    Kids play hard and sleep well. Enjoy !

  • View of the 3 bedroom Beach cottage from across the Bay

    View of the 3 bedroom Beach cottage from across the Bay

  • Large comfy living area with queen sleeper sofa.

    Large comfy living area with queen sleeper sofa.

  • Relax or pladdle...your choice

    Relax or pladdle...your choice

  • 1st floor apt. with view of intracoastal waterway behind and Gulf view in front

    1st floor apt. with view of intracoastal waterway behind and Gulf view in front

  • The beach on this part of the island natural with dunes and sea oats

    The beach on this part of the island natural with dunes and sea oats

  • View from our boardwalk as the sun sets

    View from our boardwalk as the sun sets

  • Our beach,  this is your peripheral view...not bad?

    Our beach, this is your peripheral view...not bad?

  • The beach cottage is  just steps to the right  of our our beach house pictured.

    The beach cottage is just steps to the right of our our beach house pictured.

  • Boardwalk straight to the private white sand beach

    Boardwalk straight to the private white sand beach

  • View of sun setting. Picture taken from  beach house common area grounds.. .

    View of sun setting. Picture taken from beach house common area grounds.. .

  • Never a crowded beach infront of our beach house and cottage.

    Never a crowded beach infront of our beach house and cottage.

  • peaceful, calming gentle surf,  ahh...

    peaceful, calming gentle surf, ahh...

  • Picture taken just steps from your beach suite

    Picture taken just steps from your beach suite

  • kitchen and dinning area

    kitchen and dinning area

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Speaks: english
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