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Beachfront Cottages at Beautiful Sandy Shores

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Sandy Shores overlooks the dunes and gulf. You can't get closer to the beach.

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Last updated: 06/16/2014
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  • Minimum stay:Contact owner
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Sandy Shores cottage description

Sandy Shores has been in the Hall family for over 60 years, and is currently owned and operated by Myrtle Hall. Myrtle is German-born and moved to Indian Rocks Beach in 2000 when she married her late husband, Ned. Ned’s grandmother bought the Indian Rocks Beach property in 1946. Ned's father George Hall built the first, two-story building in 1952. The one-story Gulf Cottage followed in 1972. Ned's family lived here in the winter, and spent the summer in Ithaca, NY, where his father was the Golf Coach at Cornell University for over 40 years. Ned followed in his footsteps as a PGA Teaching Professional for over 25 years. He was teaching at the Clearwater Golf Club located in Clearwater, Florida when Myrtle, in Florida on holiday from Germany, met him in 1998. Myrtle and Ned, of course, had their wedding right in front of beautiful Sandy Shores!

Like Ned, Myrtle fell in love with this beautiful property and its rich family history. Ned and Myrtle started to rent out their cottages in 2005 after a complete beautification and enjoyed every minute of sharing this lovely property with their guests. Myrtle carries on the Hall family tradition of hospitality at Sandy Shores and adds her special brand of German warmth. Her attention to detail and cleanliness makes Sandy Shores a unique and charming retreat.

Surf, sand and sun, coupled with quiet solitude, magnificent sunsets, and the shade of the Australian Pines make this the perfect getaway spot. You will enjoy one of the most beautiful beaches in the world - perfect for a morning stroll or an afternoon shelling expedition, as well as beautiful-maintained accommodations. Sandy Shores is a slice of Old Florida at it's very finest.
Wireless/WIFI available
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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome:

            We have a lot of beach toys and buggy boards for the kids...moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed:

            although we love dogs pets are not allowed, sorry...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Feel free to smoke outside at any time!...moreless

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1

            ...moreless

          • Bathroom with Shower and Bath tub

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dining Area Seats:

            4...moreless

          • Kitchen
          • Refrigerator
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Coffee Maker
          • Oven
          • Dishwasher
          • Microwave
          • Seating for 4 people

          Amenities

          • Parking:

            one car per cottage available in front of the house...moreless

          • Living Room seats 4:

            Living room with queen sleeper sofa...moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            Coin Washer in a laundry room ...moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            Coin Dryer in a laundry room...moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            so are beach towels...moreless

          • Air Conditioning
          • Heating
          • Linens Provided
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board
          • Parking Off Street

          Other Amenities

              • Once you have the experience with us, you will surely come back............moreless

              Entertainment

              Communications

              • Wireless Internet
              • Internet

              Outdoor Features

              • Lawn / Garden:

                Our property is covered with beautiful flowers and palm trees...moreless

              • Deck / Patio:

                There are four Patio areas all over our property...moreless

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Family
              • Romantic
              • Away From It All
              • Budget
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions

              Location & View

              • Beachfront
              • Beach View

              Activities

              • Theme Parks
              • Massage Therapist
              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Medical Services
              • Sailing
              • Basketball Court
              • Kayaking
              • Swimming
              • Parasailing
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Fishing
              • Cycling
              • Jet Skiing
              • Tennis
              • Racquetball
              • Surfing
              • Water Skiing
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Laundromat
              • Golf
              • Fitness Center
              • Boating
              • Cinemas
              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Restaurants
              • Churches
              • Marina
              • Recreation Center
              • Botanical Garden
              • Library
              • Playground
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Bird Watching
              • Paddle Boating
              • Walking
              • Shelling
              • Sight Seeing
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Miniature Golf
              • Antiquing
              • Shuffleboard
              • Shopping
              • Horseshoes
              • Pier Fishing
               

              Reviews

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              from 63 traveler reviews
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              Gulf Cottage      Gulf Cottage          Patio Cottage      Garden Cottage  weekly
              January              $1050              $750               $695
              Feb-April            $1345              $995               $895
              May-Dec              $1050              $750               $695
              Cancellation Policy: no refunds less than 60 days prior to arrival
              Payment Options: Cashiers Check, Travelers Check, Money Order, Cash
              Other fees: $75 end term cleaning and 12% Florida occupancy tax/Deposit $250 per w
              

              Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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              Last updated: 06/16/2014
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              21 Unavailable
              22 Today
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              Location

              15 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              St. Petersburg International Airport
              10 Metres
              Nearest Beach
              right in front of our property
              20 Metres
              Nearest Barpub
              Across the street
              6 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Belleair Country Club
              10 Metres
              Nearest Restaurant
              several great restaurants in walking distance

              Car: Recommended

              June 2012 Beach Renourishment with fine sand, additional Local Activities and Attractions, Disney, EPCOT, Cypress Gardens are just 2 hours away, Bush Gardens, Historic Ybor City with its nightlife, Pinellas Trail, Salvador Dali Museum, Dog Track, Casino Cruises, Bird Sanctuaries and Flea Markets, The Bohemian Town of Indian Rocks Beach offers great Restaurants and local shops, several in walking distance, there are large grocery stores within 3-5 minutes drive and a CVS just across the street, nearest Airport, Clearwater/St, Pete or Tampa, Distance 15/28 miles, nearest Town, Clearwater, distance 5 miles

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1946

              About the owner: Sandy Shores has been in my late husband, Ned's, family for over 60 years. Ned's Grandmother bought it in 1946 and his Father built the first two story building in 1952 and the Gulf Cottage followed in 1972. I live onsite so I am available during your stay. I've also worked for 12 years in a local bank. One of the things my guests repeatedly tell me, is that they can see my love for Sandy Shores in the cleanliness and beauty of the property. I take pride in knowing my attention to detail ensures my guests have the most comfortable stay. And, for my German visitors, I enjoy speaking German to help you feel at home.

              Why the Owner Chose Sandy Shores:
              We started to rent out our cottages in 2005 after a total beautification and enjoying ever since every minute of sharing this lovely property with all our guests.

              The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
              Rest in our secluded gardens, enjoy the shade under our beautiful Australian Pine Trees and watch the Gulf of Mexico and the fantastic sunsets from your living room and dining area. You can't get any closer to the dunes and beach.


              Contact us

              Speaks: german, english

              Links to more information:

               

              Photos

              • Sandy Shores overlooks the dunes and gulf. You can't get closer to the beach.

                Sandy Shores overlooks the dunes and gulf. You can't get closer to the beach.

              • Sandy Shores - Your view out of the Gulf Cottage

                Sandy Shores - Your view out of the Gulf Cottage

              • Sandy Shores - Gulf Cottage with King Bed

                Sandy Shores - Gulf Cottage with King Bed

              • Another beautiful sunset

                Another beautiful sunset

              • Nightblooming Lillies on our palms trees

                Nightblooming Lillies on our palms trees

              • Sandy Shores - our Flower and
Palm Gardens

                Sandy Shores - our Flower and Palm Gardens

              • The Garden Cottage

                The Garden Cottage

              • Patio Cottage with HD TV

                Patio Cottage with HD TV

              • Sandy Shores - Gulf Cottage - Spacious and comfortable

                Sandy Shores - Gulf Cottage - Spacious and comfortable

              • Sandy Shores - Cottage Gulf

                Sandy Shores - Cottage Gulf

              • Sandy Shores - Gulf Cottage - View from the water

                Sandy Shores - Gulf Cottage - View from the water

              • Fabulous Sunsets

                Fabulous Sunsets

              • Garden Cottage - Bedroom

                Garden Cottage - Bedroom

              • Patio Cottage - Bedroom Queen Bed

                Patio Cottage - Bedroom Queen Bed

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              This listing was first published here in 2005.

              Date last modified - Tuesday, June 24, 2014

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              1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 4

              View calendar: Updated 06/16/14
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              (727) 4182799
              Best to call between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.

              Speaks: german, english
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