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The Sandpipers is a large home in a safe family area on the borders of Ozona and Palm Harbor (near Clearwater) just a few minute's walk to the ocean. Leave your car at home and walk to the locally caught fish restaurants, & ice cream parlours of Ozona , or bike along to downtown Old Palm Harbor, with its charming cracker houses and weekly Street parties where Traditional Florida can still be seen. Cracker houses sit among good restaurants and coffee houses. Watch the sunset over St Josephs sound and the local fisherman bringing in their catch. Cycle or walk along the famous Pinellas trail. The Jolly trolly stops close by, so no driving for those her don't want to rent a car.
Honeymoon & Caladesi Islands are also just a short bike ride away, with there fantastic beaches and totally unspoilt nature reserves The Greek sponge docks of Tarpon Springs and the antique shops and marinas of Dunedin are both only a 5 minute drive away. Legoland is about a hours drive and Orlando about 90 minutes This area has the best of everything for all the family to enjoy and is central to travel to the numerous places to see. There are too many wonderful qualities to list,and places to visit, so VIRTUAL TOURS AND LOTS MORE PHOTOS on OWNERS PERSONAL WEBSITE e-mail owners if link below does not go through
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 Walk the Pinellas trail Explore the charming shops in Dunedin
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 A Day at Tampa Aquirium
Paul & Gaye owners
Keywords: private heated pool,close to beaches,4 bedrooms,sleeps 10, private yard,garage and driveway,Gulf of Mexico,spacious,luxury, safe. private and quiet, walk shops and restaurants
summer season May 30 - Aug 8, 2015 3 night min stay
Late summer Aug 9 - Sep 30, 2015 3 night min stay
Fall Oct 1 - Nov 21, 2015 3 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
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Pool heating extra if required. Security deposit taken
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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, Tarpon Springs and Dunedin
islands,Caladsi is rated number 2 beach in the whole of the USA !
Year Purchased: 2006
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 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
The Unique Benefits at this House: The main reason folk enjoy staying in this home is that it works perfect for 2 families or 3 generations. Everybody has their own space and privacy. All the bedrooms have walk in closets so lots of space. The area is really family friendly, so the children can play outside or walk to the shops in complete safety.We fell in love with this area in the 80's. It is so perect 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 taking you south to Clearwater and Dunedin and north to Tarpon Springs