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Bay Front, 1 BR/ 1 BA, Directly on Tampa Bay with Dock

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Fishing At Sunset (before new dock)


Last updated: 07/06/2014
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21 Unavailable
22 Today
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Ruskin cottage description

Located directly on Tampa Bay!!! 80 foot boat dock, Brilliant sunsets with views of St. Pete skyline in the distance!!! Enjoy dolphins, manatees, sting rays, seagulls, pelicans, osprey and many other fish and birds in the back yard. South shore Tampa Bay is known for some of the best fishing around. Launch a kayak right outside your door, or play Bocce Ball on the court and eat in the picnic area.

This bayside retreat has two units. One upstairs ('Pelican Side'), which has two bedrooms; and one at ground level ('Dolphin Side'), which is the one bedroom listed here.

Dolphin Side is a one bedroom bayside unit with no steps to climb. The large bedroom has a queen-size bed. The living room has a couch, love seat, rattan chairs, and terrific bay front views, a flat 42 inch LED TV, Dish Network programming with over 235 channels (America's Top 200) and a DVD player with a small library of fun movies. And the living room has a nook/den with two twin beds for extra comfort. The dining room has a terrific table with seating for six. The full kitchen has a range, dishwasher, coffee maker, microwave, dishes, and all cookware. The bathroom has an extra large shower (handicap accessible), hair dryer, iron and ironing board. There is also a washer and dryer in the utility room. This one bedroom unit can accommodate four people on comfortable beds.

Pelican Side is a two bedroom upstairs unit and leased to an annual resident. It is currently unavailable.

This bayside retreat is centrally located being between Tampa and Bradenton/Sarasota areas. The property is only a few miles from E.G. Simmons Park which has a boat launch, a beach and walking paths with views of Tampa Bay. Little Harbor Resort is just down the street offering a Tiki bar, live entertainment, and waterfront dining. There are many golf courses nearby. We are dog friendly. Off street parking with 1-2 spaces to park your boat trailer and vehicle. And, walking distance to Shell Point Marina.

Keywords: cottage, bungalow, house

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Wheelchair Accessible
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            Fully stocked with dishes, plates, bowls, glasses and utensils...moreless

          • Cooking Utensils:

            Fully stocked with pots, pans, and cooking utensils...moreless

          • Dining:

            Large table to seat six....moreless

          • Stove:

            Electric flat top range...moreless

          • Kitchen
          • Refrigerator
          • Microwave


          • Parking:

            Parking pad for two cars, or one car and a trailer....moreless

          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

            Parking pad for two cars, or one car and trailer....moreless

          • Heating
          • Air Conditioning
          • Linens Provided
          • Towels Provided
          • Living Room
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Washing Machine
          • Parking Off Street

          Other Amenities

              • Tampa Bay Frontage with 80 foot dock, Dining room seats six, Bocce Ball court on property, Picnic area, Fire pit...moreless


              • Satellite / Cable:

                HD Dish Network, America's Top 200 package, over 235 channels. ...moreless

              • Video Library:

                Small library of fun movies...moreless

              • Television:

                42' LED flat screen...moreless

              • DVD Player


                  • Wireless Internet

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Deck / Patio

                  Location & View


                      • Restaurants
                      • Hiking
                      • Cycling
                      • Golf
                      • Wind-Surfing
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Kayaking
                      • Fishing
                      • Snorkeling
                      • Sailing
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Shelling
                      • Shopping
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Boating
                      • Theme Parks
                      • Cinemas
                      • Zoo
                      • Swimming
                      • Tennis


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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      In Season
                      Nov 25 - Apr 30, 2015
                      4 night min stay
                      $850 $2,550
                      My Standard Rate
                      4 night min stay
                      $500 $1,500
                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates


                      • Cleaning $90
                      • Tax Rate 12%


                      All national holidays are "In Season" rates for nightly and weekly stays....... Please inquire.

                      Cancellation policy:

                      100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.

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                      Last updated: 07/06/2014
                      Check availability
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                      21 Unavailable
                      22 Today
                      23 Selected dates


                      20 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Tampa International Airport (TPA)

                      Car: Recommended

                      80 foot dock, Bocce Ball court on property, Picnic area, Fire pit


                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2011

                      About the owner: Hi, my name is Darryl. I divide my time between this place and Atlanta. I like the property because of the terrific sunsets nearly every evening, and it's located directly on the bay. I also like quiet Ruskin (home of the famous Ruskin tomato) with it's old school Florida charm. And if you like the night life, it's a 20 minute drive (via Port of Tampa) to Ybor City in Tampa, or a 20 minute boat ride to a marina at St. Pete. I hope you enjoy the place as much as I do!!!

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                      Speaks: english



                      • Fishing At Sunset (before new dock)

                        Fishing At Sunset (before new dock)

                      • Living Room View

                        Living Room View

                      • Nook With Twin Beds

                        Nook With Twin Beds

                      • Dining For Six

                        Dining For Six

                      • Perfect picnic area!!!

                        Perfect picnic area!!!

                      • Private Beach 15 Minute Paddle From House

                        Private Beach 15 Minute Paddle From House

                      • Life's Good!

                        Life's Good!

                      • Shell Point

                        Shell Point

                      • Bath with Large Shower

                        Bath with Large Shower

                      • Local Friends (before new dock)

                        Local Friends (before new dock)

                      • Bedroom With Queen Size Bed

                        Bedroom With Queen Size Bed

                      • Full Kitchen

                        Full Kitchen

                      • Pelican Asking Directions

                        Pelican Asking Directions

                      • Having Fun On Tampa Bay!

                        Having Fun On Tampa Bay!

                      • Sunset Over St. Pete

                        Sunset Over St. Pete

                      • Tampa Bay Front

                        Tampa Bay Front

                      • Bath


                      VRBO #399038

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                      This listing was first published here in 2012.

                      Date last modified - Sunday, July 06, 2014

                      $100 - $155 per night (USD)

                      1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 4

                      View calendar: Updated 07/06/14
                      Minimum stay: 4 nights
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