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Romantic Beachfront Getaway

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View of the Red Sun Set from your living room.

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Last updated: 12/20/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Private Homes cottage description

Our most requested apartment for the romantic getaway. 9 tall windows overlook the beach and the Gulf of Mexico from the second floor of the big house. Lie in bed in the morning and watch the sand pipers and the beach combers. Dine in the evening at the table for two and enjoy the most beautiful red sunsets into the ocean. Our guest book is full of rave reviews. This is the best of Old Florida.


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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 680 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

            Views overlook the Beach and Gulf of Mexico. ...moreless

          • 9 tall windows overlook the beach and the Gulf of Mexico from the second floor of the big beach house. Lie in bed in the morning and watch the sand pipers and the beach combers. Dine in the evening at the table for two and enjoy the most beautiful red sunsets into the ocean....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Entertainment

          • Books
          • Satellite / Cable

          Theme

          • Away From It All
          • Historic
          • Romantic

          Attractions

          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Coin Laundry
          • Marina
          • Museums
          • Playground
          • Restaurants
          • Theme Parks
          • Water Parks
          • Zoo

          Local Services & Businesses

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

          Leisure Activities

          • Beachcombing
          • Bird Watching
          • Paddle Boating
          • Scenic Drives
          • Sight Seeing
          • Walking
          • Whale Watching

          Location Type

          • Ocean View
          • Oceanfront
          • Resort
          • Water View
          • Waterfront:

            Boca Ciega Bay (the intracoastal waterway) is right across the street. ...moreless

          • Waterfront

          Sports & Adventure Activities

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

          Dining

          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 2 people

          General

          • Activities Guide
          • Air Conditioning
          • Basic Soaps
          • Ceiling Fans
          • Clothes Dryer:

            We have washer and dryer on the beach property...moreless

          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board
          • Laundry Soap
          • Linens Provided
          • Living Room:

            Queen sleeper sofa in living room...moreless

          • Local Maps
          • Local Restaurant Guide
          • Paper Towels
          • Parking:

            On site parking for our renting guests only...moreless

          • Sofa Bed
          • Toilet Paper
          • Towels Provided
          • Washing Machine:

            We have a washer and dryer on the beach property for guest use...moreless

          • Wireless Internet:

            Free wi fi for our guests...moreless

          Kitchen

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

            Full Kitchen...moreless

          • Microwave
          • Oven
          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Stove
          • Toaster

          Outside

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

            Bicycle Rental shop is just across the street. ...moreless

          • Boat:

            Rental across the street...moreless

          • Deck / Patio
          • Fish Cleaning Table
          • Kayak / Canoe:

            Rental across the street...moreless

          • Lanai / Gazebo:

            Gazebo with comfy chairs. Perfect place to relax and watch the sun go down...moreless

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

          Forms Of Payment

              • Accept Credit Card
               

              Reviews

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Fall
              Aug 22 - Jan 20, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $139
              $850
              Spring
              Jan 21 - May 3, 2015
              6 night min stay
              $199
              $1,310
              Summer
              May 4 - Aug 21, 2015
              5 night min stay
              $158
              $950
              My Standard Rate
              3 night min stay
              $109

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Cleaning fee $55
              • Tax Rate 12%

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              Calendar

              Last updated: 12/20/2014
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              21 Unavailable
              22 Today
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              Location

              25 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Tampa Int Airport
              3 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Largo Golf
              0.2 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Waterfront Pub....and so many more
              Private Homes
              Nearest Beach
              We are directly on the Beach

              Car: Recommended

              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.

               

              Manager info

              Year Purchased: 1996

              About: The owners Curtis and his wife Kathy: My grandparent's, Ernest and Leona Delano, bought the place in 1965 and went about converting it into beachfront vacation rentals. I used to come down to Florida and visit them. My father, an air force fighter pilot, went off to Vietnam so I lived here while he was away. I met my wife Kathy at college in Gainesville. We moved to Denver, raise 2 boys and always came back every year to relax in this very special place. In 1996 my grandparents retired and we decided the Sun n Fun was too nice to part with so we bought it to keep it in the family for the next generation to enjoy.

              Why Private Homes:
              As you can see from the photo, good memories are made here. Both our boys are now married and when we can we fly down from Denver and stay a week or two. My oldest son Aaron proposed to his wife on the beach and of course it decided to rain so they came in soaked to the bone. We can go on and on about the fun we have. Always a treat.

              The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
              Location, location , location. My grandparent's chose well. This part of the island is so narrow you can throw a stone from the Gulf and hit the Bay. We get the best of both world's. The sun rises on the boats cruising up and down the channel. And in the evening we get the deepest red sunsets into the Gulf that folks write home about.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • View of the Red Sun Set from your living room.

                View of the Red Sun Set from your living room.

              • Yes...this is your view.

                Yes...this is your view.

              • Relax at Grandma's place on the beach from the summer of 1925

                Relax at Grandma's place on the beach from the summer of 1925

              • When the wind is calm we beach the sail boats and go in for lunch.

                When the wind is calm we beach the sail boats and go in for lunch.

              • Enjoy old Florida. Gulf  and private white sand beach is right out your door

                Enjoy old Florida. Gulf and private white sand beach is right out your door

              • Locals claim the sun

                Locals claim the sun

              • We are next door to the 'World's Safest Beach'

                We are next door to the 'World's Safest Beach'

              • Overlook the beach and hear the gentle surf  from your comfy bed. Life is good !

                Overlook the beach and hear the gentle surf from your comfy bed. Life is good !

              • View of the Gulf and the sugar white sand beach from your living room.

                View of the Gulf and the sugar white sand beach from your living room.

              • The path from the gazebo down thru the dunes to the sugar white sand beach.

                The path from the gazebo down thru the dunes to the sugar white sand beach.

              • Beach walk among the sea gulls and the tiny sand pipers.

                Beach walk among the sea gulls and the tiny sand pipers.

              • Front door that goes up the stairs to unit #4, a romantic one bedroom suite.

                Front door that goes up the stairs to unit #4, a romantic one bedroom suite.

              • View from your Beach suite

                View from your Beach suite

              • Enjoy the sun on our award winning white sand

                Enjoy the sun on our award winning white sand

              • What our guests like about these old places is the beach is right there

                What our guests like about these old places is the beach is right there

              • Stroll down the Boardwalk to the private beach.

                Stroll down the Boardwalk to the private beach.

              • Sit, rock and relax in our gazebo.

                Sit, rock and relax in our gazebo.

              • The end of a relaxing day as the sun sets in the Gulf.

                The end of a relaxing day as the sun sets in the Gulf.

              • Just a few steps from your unit to fish on our beach.

                Just a few steps from your unit to fish on our beach.

              • Boat rentals available at the local Holiday Inn

                Boat rentals available at the local Holiday Inn

              • Our family returning from a walk down the beach. Good memories are made here.

                Our family returning from a walk down the beach. Good memories are made here.

              • Far from the crowds, this is a typical day.

                Far from the crowds, this is a typical day.

              • View as the sun melts behind the Gulf of Mexico.

                View as the sun melts behind the Gulf of Mexico.

              $109 - $199 per night (USD)
              1

              1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 4

              View calendar: Updated 12/20/14
              Minimum stay: 3-6 nights
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              Member since: 2003
              Speaks: english
              • Calendar last updated: 12/20/2014
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