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Great Reviews Unique Home Best Area Private H/Pool Nr # 1 Voted Beach Walk Down

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Last updated: 05/24/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

The Humming Birds is a 2 story, single family home in historic Old Palm Harbor, one of the best areas along this coastline. Set away from the tourist areas you are a short walk from the Gulf at St. Josephs sound with it's park, boardwalks and fishing pier.
The Downtown area of Old Palm Harbor is also a short walk from our home and is very much 'traditional' Florida with its antique shops, good restaurants, Historic cracker houses and laid back atmosphere. Here there are monthly street parties for everyone to enjoy.

The Pinellas Cycle/walking trail can be picked up from close by, and runs for miles both north & south, going past some of the coastline and many of the attractions. (Cycle rentals available there).

All within 5 minutes drive are some of the best beaches, lakes, and state parks in the county.
Honeymoon & Caladesi islands ( voted # 1 beach in the whole of the USA )and offer all the family the most wonderful escape from it all.
Caladesi beaches are constantly voted in the top 10 in the USA, Number ONE beach in the whole of the USA last year
Crystal Beach with its quaint little harbor is also a short drive. Lake Tarpon is world known for its fishing and is lined with some beautiful state parks, with trails, BBQ areas, boating and viewing towers.

The Greek sponge docks of Tarpon Springs and the lovely marinas of Dunedin are also very close by.
For those coming for golf, Palm Harbor has the championship course of Innisbrook and numerous other great courses close by.
For sporting fans, the area now has the Phillies spring training ground within a few minutes drive.
For those seeking more to do Clearwater Beach is just a 10 minute drive away. Legoland is also a reasonable drive away

This home is built to a unique design for Florida and is full of charm. The pool area is private and secluded and is a wonderful place to enjoy the Florida weather. The whole of the upstairs is one huge master en suite with a balcony to sit with your morning coffee.
We have ample linens and closet space. We supply a babies crib ,high chair and stroller, beach chairs and umbrellas, games and pool toys. Beds are as follows- 1 queen, 2 twins, 1 Queen sofa bed
The kitchen is fully equipped for a family, with a breakfast area and good appliances, leading to a laundry room with washer/dryer and ironing facilities. All rooms have ceiling fans and full Air
We have all the comforts of home with a large screen T.V, DVD player and library. Free Wifi


Top things to do on a budget
Watch the Sunset on Honeymoon Island
Take a stroll around the Greek Sponge docks
Walk up the viewing tower in Wall Park, overlooking the Gulf
Join in the street parties Downtown
Watch old Movies free in the local park

Top things to do with a family
Spend the day on Caladesi island
Kayaking on St Josephs sound
Cycle on the Pinellas trail
A trip to Big cat sanctuary
Hire a pontoon on Lake tarpon

Paul & Gaye, owners


Keywords: private heated pool,close to beaches,3 bedrooms,sleeps8, hot tub/spa ,private yard,garage and driveway,Gulf of Mexico,spacious,luxury, safe. private and quiet



Top things to do on a budget
Watch the Sunset on Honeymoon Island
Take a stroll around the Greek Sponge docks
Walk up the viewing tower in Wall Park, overlooking the Gulf
Join in the street parties Downtown
Watch old Movies free in the local park

Top things to do with a family
Spend the day on Caladesi island
Kayaking on St Josephs sound
Cycle on the Pinellas trail
A trip to Big cat sanctuary
Hire a pontoon on Lake tarpon

Paul & Gaye, owners


Keywords: private heated pool,close to beaches,3 bedrooms,sleeps8, hot tub/spa ,private yard,garage and driveway,Gulf of Mexico,spacious,luxury, safe. private and quiet






Keywords: private heated pool,close to beaches,sleeps 6, private yard,Gulf of Mexico,spacious,luxury, safe. private and quiet, walk restaurants and downtown

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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 1600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • HEATED POOL, TIKI HUT

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo

Theme

  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Wifi...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.9
from 34 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
summer season
May 23 - Aug 8, 2015
3 night min stay
$250
$1,375 $3,500
Late summer
Aug 9 - Sep 30, 2015
3 night min stay
$225
$1,295 $3,250
Fall
Oct 1 - Nov 21, 2015
3 night min stay
$225
$1,350 $3,500
Thanksgiving
Nov 22 - Nov 30, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,595
December
Dec 1 - Dec 22, 2015
3 night min stay
$225
$1,350
Christmas
Dec 23 - Jan 3, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,595
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

We take a security deposit before arrival. Pool heating extra if required

$300.00 to reserve, with the balance payable 6 weeks before arrival date


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Last updated: 05/24/2015
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Location

Car: Not Necessary

We now can arrange DISCOUNTED fishing / boating trips,suggested weekly agendas of local places,Golf etc

Our homes are all under a 5 minute drive to the beaches on Caladisi & Honeymoon

islands,Caladsi is rated number 2 beach in the whole of the USA !

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

About the owner: We are an English family who chose this part of Florida,over all the rest that we traveled to over the years. To live and work here is like being on vacation all year!

Why the Owner Chose Clearwater:
We fell in love with this area in the 80's. It is so perfect for everybody in the family to enjoy, having something for all age groups. The beaches are the best you can get, the number one voted beach in the whole of the USA in Caladesi island is just 5 minutes drive away. It is truly paradise here. You can also walk to restaurants,cafes, shops etc, which is quite rare in Florida. The Jolly Trolly stops close by which takes you south to Clearwater and Dunedin and north to Tarpon Springs

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We started to look for a vacation home along the Gulf coast nearly 20 years ago and had very tough search criteria. We wanted the perfect location to suit every bodies needs, plus a lot more. Not just for families or couples, but for everybody wanting that perfect vacation. In finding this beautiful quaint little town, we found it. After 20 years and buying another 3 homes, all within walking distance of each other. We never thought about buying else where, we had found the perfect location. The area is friendly, safe to walk at night and central to everything


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Member since: 2000
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 24 hours
  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 05/24/2015
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