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Gulf Front Beach Apartment ... on the Beach. Sleeps 8

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Beach House ...steps from the sugar sand white private beach

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Last updated: 08/26/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Private Homes cottage description

With 2+ bedrooms and trundle beds on the sleeping porch it can accommodate up to 8. 2 full baths. Sometimes we get two families with the kids sharing the porch. Walk out on the private deck and you are right on the beach. Get comfortable under the gazebo and enjoy the amazing sunsets. Cook in the large kitchen outfitted with pots. pans, coffee maker, micro,blender for daiquiris and margaritas, and extra large refrigerator....all the comforts of home.
Large master bedroom with king size bed overlooking the Gulf, rattan furniture for that Florida look, large oak pedestal dining table seats 6 with extra kids eating on the porch. The sleeping porch overlooking the beach doubles as breakfast area for those who get up early to go beach combing for shells. Guests compliment us on the warm glow of antique 100 year old red heart pine floors

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome:

            Perfect place for Family gatherings ...Very safe for the kiddos. No need to cross the street to the beach. Step out your door and you are few steps to the beach and Gulf waters....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Smoking is not allowed in the beachfront apartments. There are designated areas for smoking on the property. Smoking is allowed on the beach....moreless

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Limited Accessibility
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

            ...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 4 twin/ single

            Day it's the perect gathering area.at night 4 twin beds ...moreless

          • 1 Bedroom Apartment: 1 king

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          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 2: shower, toilet

            ...moreless

          • Bathroom 1: combination tub/shower, toilet

            Off the master bedroom...moreless

          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. 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 Dolphin !! 249 Windward Passage, Clearwater (727) 447-0980. A very unique natural attraction where one can view, touch and experience the biology and behavior of bottlenose dolphins, loggerhead sea turtles, Kemp's Ridley sea turtles, river otters, sting rays, local fish, coral reefs, ...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Television:

                3 TV's in this large beach apartment...moreless

              • DVD Player
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Books
              • Toys

              Theme

              • Family
              • Historic
              • Away From It All

              Attractions

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

              Leisure Activities

              • Walking
              • Miniature Golf
              • Scenic Drives
              • Boating
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Photography
              • Paddle Boating
              • Whale Watching
              • Sight Seeing
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Antiquing

              local services and businesses

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

              Location Type

              • Beach
              • Waterfront:

                You can hear the gentle surf from your beachfront apartment. ...moreless

              • Beachfront:

                You really can't get much closer to the Gulf. Fantastic views !!...moreless

              • Oceanfront:

                We are on the sands of the Gulf of Mexico...moreless

              sports and adventure activities

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

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 6 people

                  forms of payment

                      • Accept Credit Card

                      General

                      • Iron & Board
                      • Parking Off Street:

                        Guest parking is free and on the property..Additional off street Parking is a short walk from the property for people visiting our guests.....moreless

                      • Ceiling Fans
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Laundry Soap
                      • Local Maps
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Parking
                      • Washing Machine:

                        Laundry Room: Conveniently located on the property...moreless

                      • Clothes Dryer:

                        Laundry Room: Conveniently located on the property....moreless

                      • Broadband Access
                      • Wireless Internet:

                        Complimentary Wi Fi for our guests....Enjoy...moreless

                      • Internet
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Heating
                      • Linens Provided

                      Kitchen

                      • Dishes & Utensils
                      • Coffee Maker:

                        Even coffee packets and filters ...moreless

                      • Kitchen:

                        Large Kitchen with all the comforts of home....moreless

                      • Stove
                      • Dishwasher
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Freezer
                      • Oven
                      • Microwave
                      • Grill
                      • 4 Ring Stove
                      • Toaster
                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Blender
                      • Ice Maker
                      • Stove

                      Outside

                      • Gazebo:

                        Comfy chairs under the gazebo to watch the red sun set in to the Gulf of Mexico !!...moreless

                      • Bicycles:

                        Rentals across the street...just steps from our Beach property ...moreless

                      • Boat:

                        Rentals across the street...just steps from our Beach property ...moreless

                      • Kayak / Canoe:

                        Rentals across the street...just steps from our Beach property ...moreless

                      • Deck / Patio
                      • Porch / Veranda
                      • Screen Porch / Veranda
                      • Walkway To Water
                      • Outdoor Grill
                      • Beach Chairs
                      • Beach Towels
                      • Wood Deck
                      • Outdoor Grill Gas
                      • Barbecue
                      • Beach Umbrellas

                      Payment Type

                      • Amex
                      • Visa
                      • Mastercard
                      • Discover
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Summer Rates
                      May 3 - Oct 31, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      $279
                      $1,850
                      Winter Rates
                      Nov 1 - Jan 23, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $259
                      $1,695
                      Spring Rates
                      Jan 24 - May 2, 2015
                      6 night min stay
                      $369
                      $2,400

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Cleaning Fee $100
                      • Tax Rate 12%

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                      Calendar

                      Last updated: 08/26/2014
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                      Location

                      25 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Tampa Internation Airport
                      Private Homes
                      Nearest Beach
                      3 steps ...We are on the beach
                      0.05 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      The Waterfront Pub
                      3 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Largo Country Club

                      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.

                      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. This heartwarming Warner Bros family film is based on the true story about a young boy who befriends an injured dolphin who lost her tail in a crab trap. Through their bond and friendship, the boy motivates everyone around him to help save the dolphin by creating a prosthetic tail to replace the one she lost. Winter’s strong survival instincts become an inspiration to people with special needs throughout the world.

                      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

                      249 Windward Passage, Clearwater (727) 447-0980.

                      A very unique natural attraction where one can view, touch and experience the biology and behavior of bottlenose dolphins, loggerhead sea turtles, Kemp's Ridley sea turtles, river otters, sting rays, local fish, coral reefs, mangroves and more.

                      The Florida Aquarium

                      701 Channelside Drive, Tampa (813) 273-4020.

                      A world-class educational facility featuring nearly 5,000 aquatic plants and animals which tell the tale of water, native land and marine animals in Florida.

                      Florida Botanical Gardens

                      12175 125th Street North, Largo (727) 582-2100.

                      Specialty gardens featuring Florida plants including wildlife nesting habitat, restored wetlands and natural bridges.

                      Lowry Park Zoo

                      1101 West Sligh Avenue, Tampa (813) 932-0245.

                      One of the top three zoos of its size in North America featuring more than 1,500 animals representing 350 exotic species including the manatee.

                      Moccasin Lake Nature Park

                      2750 Park Trail Lane, Clearwater (727) 462-6024.

                      A showcase of the plant and animal species native to the area. Preserve featuring rescued and rehabilitated birds, reptilian, insect and fish displays, plant and energy exhibits, and nature trails through a diversity of natural Florida habitats, allowing viewing of native birds, insects, amphibians, mammals and reptiles.

                      MOSI (Museum of Science and Industry)

                      4801 East Fowler Avenue, Tampa (813) 987-6100.

                      Largest science center in the Southeastern United States and home of Florida's only IMAX DOME theater.

                      Sport Fishing

                      Charter fishing boat for novices to avid anglers, the Phantom can accommodate you. Clearwater fishing specializing in four, six, eight, hour fishing trips. Captain Butch Ford will make you feel right at home fishing for Gulf fish.

                      Sunsets at Pier 60

                      Pier 60, Clearwater Beach (727) 449-1036.

                      A 'street' festival located on the promenade portion of Clearwater Beach's famous fishing pier, celebrating the setting of the sun and featuring artists, craftsmen and performers with weekend musical entertainment.

                      Sponge Docks/Historical Downtown Main Street

                      Tarpon Springs (727) 937-6109.

                      Authentic Greek heritage and community

                       

                      Manager info

                      Year Purchased: 1996

                      About: Kathy is a part time school teacher and I am a city planner. We lived in Florida and met in college then headed west in search of adventure where we settled near Golden. The Rocky Mountains are out our back door. A couple times a year we hop on a flight and come down to relax on the beach and visit our relatives in Largo and Sarasota.

                      Why Private Homes:
                      I grew up here. My grandparents bought the island estate in 1966 for the remarkable price of $28,000 and turned the home and carriage house into 6 vacation rentals. They had the pleasure of watching 4 generations of beach goers come to enjoy fun in the sun. When they got into their 80's they retired and moved to the mainland. My wife Kathy and I thought it was too nice to sell so even though we live in Denver we bought it. Fortunately. we have a great manager and handyman close by to greet our guests and get them settled in and care for their needs. We have 2 sons that we take on vacation each summer.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                      Historically, the most beautiful spot on the tropical barrier islands of Tampa Bay between Clearwater and St Pete.


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                      • Beach House ...steps from the sugar sand white private beach

                        Beach House ...steps from the sugar sand white private beach

                      • Our grandparents chose well. Now the most coveted part of the island

                        Our grandparents chose well. Now the most coveted part of the island

                      • This is the place to make lasting family memories

                        This is the place to make lasting family memories

                      • Living room overlooking the beach

                        Living room overlooking the beach

                      • The master bedroom

                        The master bedroom

                      • Trundle beds on the porch overlooking the beach

                        Trundle beds on the porch overlooking the beach

                      • A good place to get away and relax

                        A good place to get away and relax

                      • Bruce Carter, your host. Man of many talents.

                        Bruce Carter, your host. Man of many talents.

                      • Summer fun.The sandbar is just a short ways off shore

                        Summer fun.The sandbar is just a short ways off shore

                      • Built in 1925 of cypress and yellow pine, our place is among the oldest

                        Built in 1925 of cypress and yellow pine, our place is among the oldest

                      • This sand castle was commissioned for a party by our neighbor

                        This sand castle was commissioned for a party by our neighbor

                      • Walk out your beachfront apartment and you are Just a few steps from fishing !!

                        Walk out your beachfront apartment and you are Just a few steps from fishing !!

                      • Beautiful location south of Clearwater surrounded by water

                        Beautiful location south of Clearwater surrounded by water

                      • Beach House ...follow the boardwalk to the private beach

                        Beach House ...follow the boardwalk to the private beach

                      • Relax ..... 6 seaside apartments in a 1925 beachfront estate

                        Relax ..... 6 seaside apartments in a 1925 beachfront estate

                      • Dining room

                        Dining room

                      • Sun setting   view from our private beachfront property.  Visit and relax !!

                        Sun setting view from our private beachfront property. Visit and relax !!

                      • With just 6 apartments we are small and unpretentious.

                        With just 6 apartments we are small and unpretentious.

                      • Guest like to sit and chat and watch the world go by.

                        Guest like to sit and chat and watch the world go by.

                      • Straight ahead..You're  just seconds from the private beach

                        Straight ahead..You're just seconds from the private beach

                      • The Gulf Coast of Florida is known for its breath taking sunsets

                        The Gulf Coast of Florida is known for its breath taking sunsets

                      • The intracoastal waterway across the street.

                        The intracoastal waterway across the street.

                      • Enjoy a beach vacation in Classic old Florida close to nature

                        Enjoy a beach vacation in Classic old Florida close to nature

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                      Date last modified - Wednesday, August 27, 2014

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                      3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 8

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