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After spending a busy day swimming at Florida's beautiful beaches, shopping at the outlets or visiting Busch Gardens come home to this 1BR/1BA condo located in a quiet gated community and barbeque on your patio that sits right on a canal. This 1BR/1BA condo is within a beautiful landscaped 24 hour gated community in the south Waterside complex. The condo sits directly on a canal and the lake can be viewed from the bedroom. The ground floor unit means no stairs to deal with when dragging in your luggage or groceries. We are happy to accommodate you for anything from a short term (weekly) holiday to a full seasonal rental. Short term rentals include free initial cleaning. Cleaning service during your stay can be organized at the renter’s expense. The condo is fully furnished and you need only bring your bathing suit and sun lotion (and other personal items). All linens, kitchen equipment, etc. is provided. We’ve even provided a cooler for your days at the pool or beach. The unit is tiled (bedroom has wood laminate flooring) and has quality furnishings. The kitchen is fully equipped and includes full size dishwasher, large microwave, garbage disposal, refrigerator and electric stove. Coffee maker, toaster, etc. is also included. The master bedroom has a king sized bed and good closet and dresser storage for your clothes. The bedroom has a view of the Waterside lake and fountain. The living room has a comfy pull out queen sofa bed. The dining area has a Henredon 6 place dining table. Entertainment equipment includes basic cable for the 46” Plasma TV, a Blu-ray DVD player and portable stereo with iPod dock. ?WiFi is available at the condo and at the Yacht Club. For longer stays we can arrange more cable access at the renter’s expense. The back patio sits directly on a canal with no boats blocking your view. A gas grill, wrought iron dining set and sofa are provided. Catch your fish and cook it on the grill without leaving your patio. Complex facilities include 2 pools, 24 hour gym, Laundromat and a fully licensed yacht club where you can enjoy the game on one of the large screen TVs over a beer or soda or sit outside and enjoy the view of Tampa Bay and look for dolphins or manatees. Some nights the Yacht Club staff will off light meals like Taco Tuesday or Chili night. The two pools are both resort type pools with one adjacent to the yacht club and sits directly on Tampa Bay and the other next to the gym and over looks the lake. The bayside pool includes a hot tub spa, ice machine and a pier from which you can fish. The second pool includes gym facilities, Laundromat, sauna and shower/ changing area. For the more active vacationer there are 2 lighted tennis courts, gym and sand volleyball court. We reside in Waterside South also, so if you have any problems or need something like beach chairs for your day at the beach or a large pot to cook up some local clams, we will try to help you. The Business Center on site is in the condo administrative areas and can print or fax documents for. On weekends, we can also print anything (like boarding passes) that you may need (we also may be able to help). Waterside South is a fully fenced complex with 24 hour security at the gates and has 88 acres of landscaped grounds to insure your privacy.
Serving for up to 12 people is available. Microwave and dishwasher safe dishes for day to day use is included. We are happy to provide any special items, such as bakeware, you may need if we have them....moreless
A covered area is provide on patio. See pictures...moreless
Tennis courts in the community near the condo...moreless
Pool / Spa
The two pools are both resort type pools with one adjacent to the yacht club and sits directly on Tampa Bay and the other next to the gym and over looks the lake. The bayside pool includes a hot tub/ dipping pool, ice machine and a pier from which you can fish. The second pool includes gym facilities, Laundromat, sauna and shower/ changing area....moreless
High Season Jan 1 - Apr 30, 2016 60 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
Additional information about rental rates
HOA Registration (>3 Mo)$100
HOA Registration (<3 Mo)$25
Please contact us for specific rates. We offer discounts on last minute rentals or for rentals for extended periods of time.
We like to have minimum periods for 14 days, but if we have vacancy, we may consider a shorter term (minimum 7 nights) for last minute rates.
Cleaning fee may be waived if condo is left in the same condition as it was upon arrival.
Deposit and fees required at time of booking to secure the unit. Deposit amount varies depending on length of stay. Deposits can be refunded up to 90 days prior to booking, half up to 30 days. Fees cannot be refunded as they are paid to the HOA. Additional deposit may be required for pets.
Cleaning deposit may be refunded if the condo is left in the same conditions it was upon arrival.
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Award winning beaches such as De Soto beach are 10 minutes away and most water sports can be accommodated in the area.
Downtown St. Petersbug offers a range of dining, shopping, movies, and special events throughout the year.
Sports fans can catch a Tampa Bay Rays game at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg. Multiple golf course are also in the area with St. Petersburg Country Club less than 10 minutes from the condo.
Ellenton Outlets are about 30 minutes away.
Animal lovers can take a tour of the Big Cat Rescue which cares for all kinds of large cats, see a tiger up close.
Slightly further afield is Busch Gardens located 30 minutes away in Tampa and Orlando/ Disney World can be reached in less than 1.5 hours.
Year Purchased: 2012
About the owner: We are residents of Waterside South who moved here as a result of a VRBO stay at the complex.
Michael is a member of St. Petersburg CC, so is happy to see if he can help you arrange golf games and offer his advice on what local courses are the best for you.
Why the Owner Chose St. Petersburg: As owners we want to keep the community to as high a standard as possible and being located nearby, we can provide you with any support you may need like restaurant suggestions, best dive diner in the area, shopping, directions, etc. If you find the condo missing something, we may be able to provide it.
We lived in Europe for about 12 years and travel frequently, so understand the problems of traveling and hope we can help you out.
The Unique Benefits at this Condo: Waterside is a quiet community, but less than 30 minutes from everything Tampa Bay has to offer. Sarasota and the Amish area is only a bit further away. At Coquina you can spend the day with the crowds, but get away from them in the evening. With 2 pools there is always enough room for all.
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