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Enjoy the privacy of this award-winning cottage directly on the white sands of Indian Rocks Beach. Surrounded by lush tropical vegetation, Chi-a-si Cottage is built of cypress with a tin roof, Bermuda shutters, and original gingerbread trim. An expansive deck and lawn between the cottage and the beach invites outdoor living with Adirondack chairs, hammock, porch swing, and a dining gazebo with overhead fan and large gas grill. The private out-door shower allows bathing under the sun or moon. Generous private parking, fireplace, central heating and air-conditioning, washer/dryer. Owner has additional nearby properties to accommodate larger groups.
Thanksgiving Nov 21 - Nov 28, 2015 8 night min stay
$2,650 flat fee
New Years Dec 26 - Jan 2, 2016 8 night min stay
$2,650 flat fee
My Standard Rate 7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Cleaning Fee$75 + tax
Refundable Damage Deposit$500
$75.00 Cleaning Fee plus 12% tax
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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All water sports, kite flying, and shelling on the beach, or just Relax in our hammock. Local entertainment abounds with Sightseeing at the aquariums, botanical gardens, art museums, and Shopping, antiquing, golfing, fishing, scuba diving, and eating at Wonderful restaurants, some within walking distance. For fun take
The beach trolley,which runs as far south as passe-a-grille beach, a Bargain. Tampa, just 25 miles away, offers historic YBOR
City with its nightlife, busch gardens, the Florida aquarium, and More shopping opportunities, including international
Year Purchased: 1998
About: Hal and Marian Flowers live in Tampa, and use Chicasi Cottage as their beach house during non-rental periods. Hal is a real estate executive and Marian practices family law in Tampa. Since the purchase in 1998, has had extensive improvements including new decks, gazebo, appliances , bedding , appliances, furniture, HVAC, and landscaping.
Why Indian Rocks Beach: Three bedrooms,(two baths) two queen beds and a bunk room allow comfort for 6 with ease. Includes all linens & towels. Telephones. Kitchen has all imaginable amenities, full size appliances, microwave, dishwasher, coffeemaker, hand mixer, toaster, blender, waffle maker, garbage disposal, refrig with icemaker & filtered water, and full service for 8. Full sized washer & dryer in private laundry. Cozy living room made of cypress has vaulted ceiling with fireplace, color TV w/digital cable, VCR & videos, CD player & tuner. High speed wireless internet. Master bedroom has a color TV, and French doors leading out to private outdoor shower. Beach chairs, beach towels, and many creature comforts,including outdoor gas grill. Outdoor rocking chairs, and oversized seating make the large deck the place to be at our colorful sunsets. Boat box full of children's toys for sandcastle building and digging. Well appointed, with an eye toward comfort and enjoyment.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage: One of the few original cottages left on Indian Rocks Beach. Perfectly restored ( Historic Preservation Award in 2004), the quintessential beach house!