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Coastal Cottage Across Caladesi & Honeymoon Islands

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 30 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Sunroom, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-7)

Our Dunedin coastal cottage is on a large corner lot surrounded by multi-million dollar homes, old fashioned red brick roads and a circular driveway made of shells. The home is on a very quiet, pedestrian friendly street with very little vehicular traffic. Throughout the park-like yard there are various sub-tropical palm

trees and native Florida birds. (The photograph of the Heron bird was taken from the front porch of the home).

A stone's throw away is a neighborhood park with awesome views of the multi-colored sunsets, Clearwater Harbor, the Gulf of Mexico, Caladesi Island and Honeymoon Island. Across Clearwater Harbor, as night falls, you can see local wildlife roosting. The stunning views will take you back in time 100 years to the days when Florida's coastline was more populated with seagulls than people. Yes, pelicans, sandpipers, ospreys, manatees and dolphins are part of everyday life here!

This Dunedin home (just north of Clearwater beach) is located one small block from the historic Pinellas trail and Hammock Park, 3 miles from Caladesi & Honeymoon Islands, 1 mile from a public Golf course, Tennis courts, and two marinas, 5 miles from Clearwater beach and 8 miles from Tarpon Springs.

Honeymoon and Caladesi Islands (just north of Clearwater beach) are the most exotic of the Gulf Coast beaches. Our coastal cottage is minutes from the top ranked beaches in the nation (Caladesi Island, Fort DeSoto and Sand Key).

Enjoy the serene, tropical coastal living our home offers, just 5 minutes away from Clearwater beach (without having to experience the beach congestion and noise).

Email us today and start enjoying the spectacular Gulf views and relaxing sunsets in a peaceful tropical setting.

This attractively decorated home features 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a living room, family room, and a sunroom (all new furniture throughout the entire home). The coastal home sleeps 7 comfortably. The master bedroom has a new king-size bed, a new 32 inch flat screen cable TV, a high definition DVD player and a tranquil view of the swaying palm trees. The second corner bedroom has two new twin beds and a similar view of the Florida palms.

The family room has two new sofas, one of them is a queen-size sofa bed. The family room also contains a new 50 inch flat screen cable TV and a large movie collection. The sunroom has a new twin sofa bed (this room also doubles as a miniature library with a wide variety of books). The living room has a new Hemingway-style sofa, love seat and chair.

Cookouts and gatherings with family and friends are encouraged! The home includes a large gas barbecue grill in a covered patio with a table and 6 chairs.

A newly remodeled kitchen with all new appliances including a new dishwasher, microwave, stove, refrigerator, coffee maker and toaster.

My husband, the photographer, has his Florida photographs on display throughout the home.

The home also includes:

Free unlimited phone calls nationwide.

Wireless high speed internet service.

Free use of 3 adult bicycles(Raleigh bicycles, like new).

Two new high definition TV's with extended cable (cable broadband -premium channels).

Two new DVD players/stereo with a large movie collection.

New cookware, silverware, dishes, house wares, etc.

Ceiling fans with palm blades.

New linens and towels provided (beach towels too!).

Beach chairs, beach umbrella & Igloo ice chest on wheels.

Iron and Ironing board.

New Washer/Dryer.

One car garage.

Terrazzo floors.

Lawn service provided.

Email us for more pictures!

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More Details

Maria Hofbauer
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 25, 2016

About Maria Hofbauer

That's us. Hope to hear from you and thank you for inquiring about our rental property. Warm regards, Tom & Maria

Maria Hofbauer purchased this house in 2006

Why Maria Hofbauer chose Florida Central West

This rental property will someday be one of our retirement homes but in the meantime it's a vacation rental.

What makes this house unique

My favorite is biking to the beach and on the Pinellas trail. Also, nature walks, antique shops and boating.


Dunedin House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Water View ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofas (2) one queen size, one twin size.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 4 bicycles
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
FREE use of 3 new bicycles, beach umbrella and chairs & Igloo cooler included


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Coastal Cottage Across Caladesi & Honeymoon Islands
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews

Great Location!

  • 5 of 5

This comfortably furnished house is in the perfect location for outdoor activities. It's just blocks from the wonderful walking/biking Pinellas trail, and also a short walk to beautiful Hammock Park. If it's beach you like, it's very close to Honeymoon Beach, and only a short drive to Clearwater Beach. There's a great selection of restaurants in Dunedin, as well as other nearby areas. Molly Goodhead's is a fun place in Ozona, and very reasonable, and Frenchy's just opened on the Dunedin Causeway.

The house is very clean, with all the equipment you would need for any length stay. Considering we were here during the hot summer months, the air conditioning system was terrific!

The owners were very helpful with any questions we had about the house.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
8 Miles
St. Petersburg/Clearwater
Nearest Ferry
1.5 Miles
to Caladesi Island
Nearest Beach
1.5 Miles
Honeymoon Island

90 minutes from Disney-MGM-Universal Studio parks in Orlando, 30 minutes from Tampa Busch Gardens, Collect seashells by the seashore, Watch the pelicans dive for fish from Pier 60 in Clearwater Beach, Enjoy a stroll along Hammock Park - a 75 acre nature preserve (one small block away from the home), Experience downtown Dunedin's historic charm with eclectic shops-antique stores-art galleries-coffee shops and upscale boutiques(Rated as one of the most walkable communities in the U.S.), Dine in any of the quaint-downtown Dunedin restaurants(Voted Best restaurant row in Pinellas County by the St. Petersburg

Times), Jog-walk or bicycle ride for miles on the Pinellas trail (a 47 mile recreational trail full of healthy fun and friendly people, The trail links some of Pinellas County's most picturesque parks-scenic coastal areas and residential neighborhoods), Kayak along the Gulf or rent a boat and go fishing for the day or jet ski on the harbor, Ride the 'beach trolley', Enjoy watching baseball spring training.


Rates & Availability

Dunedin House Rental Rates

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Winter months
Jan 1 2018 - Apr 30 2018
30 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
30 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 13.0%

50% of total at time of booking and remaining 50% one month prior to first day of stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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