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Beachfront Paradise! 3 Complete Units in One House

Bedrooms 5
Space 2,700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

5 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, 3 Full Kitchens, 3 Living Rms

Three full apartment units in one home! Tommy's on the Beach is your perfect Florida Vacation Rental. Built in the 1960's, Tommy's has all the modern conveniences yet still retains the charm of an 'Old Florida' beach house with 'retro' beach cottage style decorating.

We have two upstairs two bedroom units and one downstairs one bedroom unit, all large enough to sleep two to 5-6 guests. All three units have full kitchens and amazing ocean views! We are family friendly and with permission, a pet friendly vacation rental too. We are perfect for one to sixteen guests. The entire house can sleep up to 18 guests.

Located between Clearwater Beach and St. Petersburg Beach, Indian Rocks Beach is right in the heart of the Tampa Bay Area. We are close to Area Attractions, Shopping, Fishing, Sailing, Boating, Nature Parks, Tropical Botanical Gardens, Busch Gardens, Dining, Museums,Marine Aquariums, Manatee sightings, Bird Watching, Alligator Feedings, Sea Turtle Nests, Tampa Bay Devil Rays and Buccaneers. We are 90 minutes from Walt Disney World, Universal Studios and Sea World.

Keywords: Cottage, House, Pet Friendly, Ocean front, Beach Front

More Details

Patrice Bravo
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 12, 2017

Why Patrice Bravo chose Indian Rocks Beach

We fell in love with this property the first time we saw it. It is an old school beach house that sits right on the beach. Very few properties like this exist anymore.

What makes this house unique

We offer a beautiful beach and sparkling Gulf water perfect for swimming, shelling and walking. The sunsets are amazing! We have abundant friendly wildlife and you will notice our neighborhood dolphins cruising in front of our house almost every morning. You may even see a gentle manatee as it makes it way along the coast.

The shore birds are wonderful and always busy with different species coming and going depending on the season. You can walk to wonderful restaurants and the popular French bakery or hop on the trolley for a ride up or down the beaches. Our central location makes it easy to get anywhere you want to go.

Pet friendly with approval.

Guestbook comments from the owner

This is most likely our 5th year in renting at "Tommy's on the Beach" we truly love this place and plan to continue renting for the month each year. Wow what a truly enjoyable vacation, eating out and just looking over at the Gulf. We have two little dogs who just love to look out on the top deck. Our son and his family come down for a week each march and the children totally enjoy their time at our rental condo. We just love to see the dolphins moving along wht gulf. Beautiful, relaxing, and wonderful neighbors. See you next year Tommy's on the Beach.
Mar 2009
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Nearest Airport
16 Miles
Tampa International
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
down the street
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
down the street
Nearest Beach
Indian Rocks Beach

Located on a barrier island with a pristine white sand beach, Tommy's on the Beach is centrally located to many area activities.

Enjoy casual and fine dining, shopping, golf, boat rentals and

charters, Professional Baseball, museums etc. and we are only 30 minutes to Tampa which offers Busch Gardens, professional football and hockey and the Tampa International Airport. Also, we're only 90 minutes to Disney World.

Pet friendly with approval

May accommodate small events under 25 guests, with approval


Indian Rocks Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 18
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 1 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single
  • Plus: 1 full size futon North Unit 2 full size futon South Unit 1 full size futon Downstairs
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 1 bicycles
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Pet friendly with approval Small events hosting under 25 people considered


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Beachfront Paradise! 3 Complete Units in One House
average rating of 4.714286 based on 13 reviews

Great for an intimate Wedding on the Beach

  • 5 of 5

The bride & grooms families all came down & stayed 5 days at Tommy's on the Beach. There was plenty of room for everyone and since the weather was cooler, we made good use of the fire pit. There were plenty of chairs inside and out. The new owner Patrice has done quite a bit of updating.

The beds were sooo comfortable, even better than 4 & 5 star hotels we have stayed in. The bedding also was plush and the pillows were like sleeping on clouds!

There are new curtains & futon mattresses. Lots of new art. And brand new siphon toilets. We have stayed a few times at the south unit and really noticed the upgrades.

Plan on staying there for our next beach vacation.

Oh and the restaurants are "right there". Sandy's on the Beach is excellent for breakfast, the Paris Cafe great for sweets....and the seafood restaurant across the street 18 on the Beach- I think was the name- had fresh everything- crab cakes, coconut shrimp, grouper, and a good variety of cocktails. Everything was well priced.

Can't wait for our next trip to Tommy's on the Beach! Kudos to Patrice for the updates and the grounds were green & gorgeous as always.

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous Family Vacation Spot!

  • 5 of 5

Three separate families (6 adults and 4 children) were easily accommodated in all 3 units of this rental. My family really appreciated its retro feel in the building and design. Ms Patrice the owner was so easy to work with in making our payments and all 3 units were sparkling clean on our arrival. The bath and beach towels were generous in number, the beds very comfortable, beach chairs, beach umbrellas, and beach toys for our 10 year to 5 year old grandchildren were also plentiful. The proximity to the beach can not be beat! The units were so well stocked that we needed nothing but groceries for our stay. The location is a very easy drive to the Clearwater Beach area with its many activities and restaurants and also within easy driving distance to several great Indian Rocks Beach restaurants.

This property made for a most memorable stay for our family and we all would love to return soon.

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Incredible place if you have a large family!

  • 5 of 5

We are so pleased with our stay at tommys on the beach. The house is filled with all you need and then some. It is right on the water and the views and beach are to die for. The units are spacious, beds are comfortable and everything is very clean. The owners are responsive and pay attention to every detail.

The amenities outside of the unit are awesome as well, we used the grill, the beach, fire pit and the games. We are already planning our next trip for the same location next year!

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great family vacation spot

  • 4 of 5

Owners were very helpful upon arrival, the outside areas out towards the beach are amazing! The bathrooms could use a little updating but nothing that would make us not stay there again. We had an amazing vacation/wedding at this house and would recommend it to families looking for a place to get away that don't want to be in a single unit.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful place for a family celebration on the beach.

  • 5 of 5

We used Tommy's to our family together to celebrate our 50th anniversary. It was perfect, laid back and right on the beach. The owners, Tom & Jan Bowers, are very congenial and work with their guests to insure that your time at their vacation rental is as perfect as possible. For us, it helped that the weather was near perfect too. We certainly plan to come back again.

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We love sharing our beach house with wonderful guests like you all and will look forward to your return.
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Everything it advertises and more

  • 4 of 5

What a fabulous place to take vacation. Rented the entire beach house for our 'family vacation.' Was perfect and provided the privacy we needed and yet had us all at one place. Was everything it advertised and more; down to the sun sales to keep the afternoon sun off the decks. The owners were marvelous to work with, even touching base midweek to see if we had any concerns or needs. Am definitely saving this location for future consideration. Thank you Jan and Tommy for a great vacation.

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. We love sharing our "Old Florida" beach home with wonderful guests like you!
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $350 + Tax
Pet Fee $85 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.