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Star of the Gulf: Family Beach House Sleeps 2 - 14

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Townhome, 4 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 14)

Perfect for multi-family vacations, a getaway for two or something in between.

Main House and Guest Suite included in one price.

Enjoy a private house just a few short steps away from the beach in a beautiful residential area. No elevators, crowds, or parking lots.

Our beach is quiet and secluded. You'll love it!

The 2-level main house sleeps 10, and the guest suite sleeps 4. A cozy bistro set on the balcony invites you to take in the amazing gulf view while you sip your coffee and enjoy the gulf breezes.

Kids love the picture books and toy box in the living room!

Classic board games, books, and a video library for you to enjoy.

Walk to the corner coffee shop for breakfast and lunch.

Visit the house's website for more photos and details. Click link to the website below.

Free Wi-Fi for your convenience. Excellent customer service. Email me for availability.

Recent guest reviews:

'We had a wonderful time! Secluded beach, plenty of room.' T.S. Davison,

'My family just enjoyed your terrific beach house. I was so happy with the private beach and the water was like the tropics. I loved the house and all the bathrooms! The games and books and toys for children were such I nice added touch. Overall it was an amazing trip and we will come back again or tell friends about your place.' S.D., Tampa, FL

'We thoroughly enjoyed our vacation in your house. It was a wonderful experience. You had all the amenities and the location was perfect.' G.K., St. Louis, MO

'We loved Star of the Gulf!! Plenty of space and it was so nice to have so many things provided for us! We also loved that is was so close to the beach and that the beach was private. We would take walks down the beach and see some places so crowded and be so thankful we were where we were! And it was a great price for all that we got!' D.W., Lexington, KY

Keywords: Duplex

More Details

Miriam Buono
Member since: 2008
Speaks: spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 20, 2018

About Miriam Buono

Star of the Gulf has been my family's beach house since I was a little girl. Our own children now enjoy this treasure. We are very happy to share it with other families.

Miriam Buono purchased this house in 2008

Why Miriam Buono chose Redington Shores

When my parents decided to retire, we just couldn't bear selling the house, so we bought it! Our children are so happy that we are now the owners of Star of the Gulf! We go as often as we can. It's the one place we can really get away from it all and relax.

What makes this house unique

We love our cozy little neighborhood, having the beach just a few steps away, and walking down to the corner diner for breakfast and lunch. The beach is a gem. White sand goes on and on for miles in each direction. We love having the beach to ourselves. Direct TV and NFL Sunday Ticket included!

Guestbook comments from the owner

We enjoyed your home immensely. My husband is in the Army and we were traveling home for my daughter’s dance competition. Your home gave us the ability to “be at home” and have family there with us. The home is spacious and the proximity to the beach is perfect- just a hop skip and a jump and you are there. Everything you need for a beach getaway is on site. This is a great home.
Sep 2010
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Redington Shores House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Min. age of primary renter: 24
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • 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
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 14 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Main House Master Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Main House Guest Bath - toilet , shower
    Main House Powder/Laundry Room - toilet , Stacked washer/dryer set
    Guest Suite Master Bath - toilet , shower
  • The Main House has 2.5 bathrooms; the Guest Suite has 1 full bathroom
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Main House Bunk Bed Room - 2 bunk bed , Sleeps 4
    Guest Suite Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Ground floor, opens to back patio
    Main House Master Bedroom - 1 king , Balcony, water view
    Main House Guest Bedroom - 1 queen , Balcony with a beautiful view of the intercoastal water way
  • King beds (1) Queen beds (2), Twin or single beds (4), Baby Cribs (1) One pack and play available. Baby monitor, Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) Sleeper sofa in each living room
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • limited accessibility ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Beach chairs and toys; high chair, baby monitor, toy box, children's books Beach towels and all other linens provided.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(18 traveler reviews)

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Star of the Gulf: Family Beach House Sleeps 2 - 14
average rating of 4.888889 based on 24 reviews

Overall great property.

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed close walk to the beach. Just had minor issues with lighting the kids room light didn't work had to use lamp and the dining room lights didn't work either. The house overall was clean and big enough for my famIly and visitors. Would stay here again .

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for being our guests. I am glad our electrician was able to replace the lights in the dining room and bedroom right away.
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Woodstock, GA

Fall Break 2016!

  • 4 of 5

Great location! Steps from the beach and the Long Pier. Very roomy for a large group, plenty of space so you are not tripping over each other. Good mid point between Clearwater and St. Pete's Beach. There are lots of toys and beach stuff so you do not need to worry about bringing that! We had a great week and the weather was awesome!

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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First time in Florida from South Carolina

  • 5 of 5

This was our first visit to Florida and we couldn't have been more pleased. The 'Star of the Gulf' was perfect for our big family. The home is very roomy and comfortable. The beach is only a few steps away and is never crowded, which we loved. There's a lot of near by things to do (shopping, putt putt, aquarium). Lots of books and games in the condo as well. This condo is like a home away from home. We will be back for sure.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Our Family's Favorite Place

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at the Star of the Gulf with our very large family twice - and both times were our favorite vacations. My husband and I were born and raised in St. Pete, so being tourists now is rather strange. The Star of the Gulf makes visiting feel like home again.

Super short walk to the shore and Kenny's Corner for breakfast (yummo).

The owner is a dear and is always quick to respond to questions.

  • Submitted: May 9, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lanford, PA

awesome vacation

  • 5 of 5

Awesome house. Not far from the beach. Alot of things to do,aquariums are not far. If you have kids (any age) celebration station is a great place to go. The house was big enough for our family 2 adults and 6 kids and we still had room. Our neighbors were very friendly. Great communication with the owner. Will be returning next year.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Oh my! What a great time in Redington!

  • 5 of 5

Unbelievable time at the Star of The Gulf! The condo was exactly what was expected. We had more than enough room. This condo is perfect for families with young or teen aged children. The beach was a stones throw away and we were there everyday. I will recommend staying at the Star of The Gulf to all my family and friends.

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2015
  • Stayed: March 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended

Escape to a simpler place in time! Walk to coffee shop on corner and to fishing pier. Walk on the endless, secluded beach. A quiet, residential beach street lined with quaint cottages. Discover your happy place!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Change fee $75 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

Main House and Guest Suite can be rented individually during off peak times. Contact me for rates and availability.

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.

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