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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: 07/19/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

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.


Property Type

      • Cottage

      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

              • Satellite / Cable
              • Books

              Theme

              • Romantic
              • Away From It All
              • Historic

              Attractions

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

              Leisure Activities

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

              local services and businesses

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

              Location Type

              • Water View
              • Oceanfront
              • Beach:

                directly on the Gulf of Mexico...moreless

              • Waterfront:

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

              • Beachfront:

                We are on the beach...moreless

              • Beach View
              • Waterfront
              • Resort
              • Ocean View

              sports and adventure activities

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

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 2 people

                  forms of payment

                      • Accept Credit Card

                      General

                      • Wireless Internet:

                        Free wi fi for our guests...moreless

                      • Activities Guide
                      • Ceiling Fans
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Laundry Soap
                      • Local Maps
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Parking:

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

                      • Towels Provided
                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Sofa Bed
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Washing Machine:

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

                      • Clothes Dryer:

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

                      • Living Room:

                        Queen sleeper sofa in living room...moreless

                      Kitchen

                      • Refrigerator
                      • Freezer
                      • Oven
                      • Microwave
                      • 4 Ring Stove
                      • Stove
                      • Dishes & Utensils
                      • Kitchen:

                        Full Kitchen...moreless

                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Toaster
                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Stove

                      Outside

                      • Boat:

                        Rental across the street...moreless

                      • Outdoor Grill
                      • Kayak / Canoe:

                        Rental across the street...moreless

                      • Deck / Patio
                      • Beach Umbrellas
                      • Water Sports Gear
                      • Beach Chairs
                      • Beach Towels
                      • Fish Cleaning Table
                      • Wood Deck
                      • Outdoor Grill Gas
                      • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                      • Walkway To Water
                      • Barbecue
                      • Lanai / Gazebo:

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

                      • Bicycles:

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

                       

                      Reviews

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Summer
                      May 4 - Oct 31, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      $158
                      $950
                      Winter
                      Nov 1 - Jan 16, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $139
                      $850
                      Spring
                      Jan 17 - May 3, 2015
                      6 night min stay
                      $199
                      $1,300

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Tax Rate 12%

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                      Calendar

                      Last updated: 07/19/2014
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                      Location

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

                      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: 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.

                      $139 - $199 per night (USD)
                      1

                      1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 4

                      View calendar: Updated 07/19/14
                      Minimum stay: 3-6 nights
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