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Guest like to sit on the Deck Apt 3 and sip coffee and read the morning paper

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Last updated: 07/25/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Apt #3: The beachfront studio unit on the second floor has a private deck that you can sit out on and enjoy the cool sea breezes and read a book. Guests like the private stairs going down to the beach. Queen sized bed and complete kitchen, free wi fi and unforgetable views... this is just the place for a couple to get away.

Apt #5: You can't get any closer to the beach in this ground floor studio apartment. Lie in bed and watch the palms sway in the breeze and the emerald green waves on the Gulf. Walkout your door and you are steps from the water. All the comforts of home with a full kitchen and dining for two by the beach side window. This is the secluded side of the house with an entrance all your own. Private sitting area with boardwalk to the beach from this beach Suite.
We also have free wifi and on site parking b

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 510 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Staff

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    outside smoking areas ...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Studio beachfront apartment with 1 queen size bed

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Enjoy old Florida. Gulf of Mexico and private white sand beach is right out your door. Wade out to the shallow sand bar to explore for shells and sand dollars. Or walk across the street to watch the yachts go by and fish in the bay. Old Timers call this part of the island 'The Narrows' where the sand is just wide enough for a single row of homes. Historically, the most beautiful spot on the tropical barrier islands of Tampa Bay between Clearwater and St Pete. We have free wifi and parking or our guests. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront:

    Can't get any closer. Just steps to the beach...moreless

  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Resort
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    Free on site parking for our guests...moreless

  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    On site coin washer and Dryer for our guests...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Free Wi Fi for our guests...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen:

    Full small kitchen. Fully stocked. we even supply you with coffee ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles:

    Rentals across the street. Walking distance...moreless

  • Boat:

    Rentals across the street. Walking distance...moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo:

    Enjoy a sunset in our teak rockers under the big gazebo. Semi private beach...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Rentals across the street. Walking distance...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.8
from 6 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
summer
Apr 16 - Sep 30, 2016
4 night min stay
$162
Fall
Oct 1 - Dec 22, 2016
3 night min stay
$129
$860
Holiday
Dec 23 - Jan 2, 2017
5 night min stay
$195
Early 2017
Jan 3 - Jan 13, 2017
3 night min stay
$155
Spring 2017
Jan 14 - Apr 15, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,300
Summer
Apr 16 - Aug 31, 2017
4 night min stay
$165
Fall 2017
Sep 1 - Dec 21, 2017
3 night min stay
$139
Holiday 2017
Dec 22 - Jan 2, 2018
5 night min stay
$195

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $55
  • Tax Rate 13%

Notes:

Rate subject to change. Holiday rates are equal to peak season rates $10. extra per day for 3rd guest


Manager's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting manager when booking


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Calendar

Last updated: 07/25/2016
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Location

30 Miles
Nearest Airport
tampa International airport
0.01 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Waterfront Pub
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Largo

Car: Recommended

You will be vacationing on the closest beach to Tampa airport while also secluded from the vacation crowds. We are located in 'The Narrows', so named by the local settlers of the 1920's because the barrier island is so skinny here that there is only room for a single row of homes. The emerald green waters of the Gulf are out your front door and and yachts cruising the channel are out your back door. Water surrounds you like no where else with fantastic tropical views and a true island feeling. Our many repeat guests tell us that this is the most coveted spot on the 12 miles of world class beaches between Clearwater and St Petersburg.

Dolphin Tale

The Clearwater Marine Aquarium, home of Winter the Dolphin – just minutes from the Sun n Fun Beachfront vacation rentals.

Winter the Dolphin has captured the world with her story of survival and determination

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 1996

About: Curtis Westphal: My Dad was a fighter pilot in Viet Nam. When he went off to war I was about 16. We stayed here with my grandparents. The beach is a wonderful place and made even more special staying at grandma's place. We learned to sail a Hobie Cat, experienced the full force of mother nature when a hurricane passed near by, and grew up in the slow pace of a small beach town where you know your neighbors. (Just don't let your cat wonder onto the beach. Tourist think its lost and take it home.) I lived here from Junior High, High School, and went off to college in Gainesville where I met my wife, Kathy. When we graduated we went out west to visit relatives in Colorado where we settled and have raised 2 boys. It was satisfying to see them get the same pleasure of going to the beach that I had as a kid. They are alway introducing me to new adventures. In this picture Kathy and I are about to go up in this biplane once owned by Randolph Hurst to get back and forth to mansion in California. It was their treat for my 50th birthday. What a one of a kind way to see the barrier islands flying low along the shore just like the seagulls and pelicans. Hope you find your own kind of fun in the sun. Enjoy our family place in Florida.

Why Indian Shores, FL, USA:
My grandparents moved down here from New Orleans and turned the house and carriage house into 6 vacation rentals. They did this for 40 years. They turned over the keys to Kathy and me so it stays in the family for the next generation to enjoy sharing with great guests that come back year after year.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Location, Location, Location You will be vacationing on the closest beach to Tampa airport while also secluded from the vacation crowds. We are located in 'The Narrows', so named by the local settlers of the 1920's because the barrier island is so skinny here that there is only room for a single row of homes. The emerald green waters of the Gulf are out your front door and and yachts cruising the channel are out your back door. Water surrounds you like no where else with fantastic tropical views and a true island feeling. Our many repeat guests tell us that this is the most coveted spot on the 12 miles of world class beaches between Clearwater and St Petersburg.


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Speaks: english
 

Photos

  • Guest like to sit on the Deck Apt 3 and sip coffee and read the morning paper

    Guest like to sit on the Deck Apt 3 and sip coffee and read the morning paper

  • Guests like our unique location with the Bay and the yachts nearby

    Guests like our unique location with the Bay and the yachts nearby

  • #3 studio:  Door to private deck off this beachfront studio

    #3 studio: Door to private deck off this beachfront studio

  • Away from the crowded beach. But if you want some action it's not far way either

    Away from the crowded beach. But if you want some action it's not far way either

  • The boardwalk will bring you the Beachfront Studio #5.

    The boardwalk will bring you the Beachfront Studio #5.

  • View from your ground floor Studio Suite

    View from your ground floor Studio Suite

  • We are located on the part of the barrier island called THE NARROWS

    We are located on the part of the barrier island called THE NARROWS

  • The landing at the top or the stairs outside your room

    The landing at the top or the stairs outside your room

  • Teak rocking chairs under our gazebo, just after watching the sun set

    Teak rocking chairs under our gazebo, just after watching the sun set

  • Boat rentals are nearby to go sight seeing, fishing , or water skiing

    Boat rentals are nearby to go sight seeing, fishing , or water skiing

  • 2nd floor Studio apt...Views from the bed are down the beach. Now wood flooring

    2nd floor Studio apt...Views from the bed are down the beach. Now wood flooring

  • Just a few miles north of us Clearwater Beach

    Just a few miles north of us Clearwater Beach

  • #3 Studio New floors, Fresh paint and a  large flat screen TV

    #3 Studio New floors, Fresh paint and a large flat screen TV

  • #5 studio Clean, cozy and on the BEACH !

    #5 studio Clean, cozy and on the BEACH !

  • Beach level  Studio.  Clean, cozy and best of all ..on the BEACH

    Beach level Studio. Clean, cozy and best of all ..on the BEACH

  • #3 View from your private deck 2nd floor studio

    #3 View from your private deck 2nd floor studio

  • Private sitting area outside ground floor Beach studio #5

    Private sitting area outside ground floor Beach studio #5

  • A real beach house. Walk out your door and you are steps from the water.

    A real beach house. Walk out your door and you are steps from the water.

  • A picture postcard of a sailboat going from Clearwater to St Pete.  Private dec

    A picture postcard of a sailboat going from Clearwater to St Pete. Private dec

  • #5 Comfy queen bed, kitchen, private full bath and perfect views of the Gulf.

    #5 Comfy queen bed, kitchen, private full bath and perfect views of the Gulf.

  • Enjoy an evening walk on the beach after sun set

    Enjoy an evening walk on the beach after sun set

  • The bridge over to the mainland. Clearwater Beach is 7 miles north

    The bridge over to the mainland. Clearwater Beach is 7 miles north

  • Our oldest, on vacation

    Our oldest, on vacation

  • #5 Your view as you enter your ground floor studio apt.

    #5 Your view as you enter your ground floor studio apt.

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This listing was first published here in 2007.

Date last modified - Monday, July 25, 2016

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