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Last updated: 11/27/2016
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  • Minimum stay:5-7 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Blue Heron Cottages have been described as adorable, charming and nostalgic.

Originally built in the 1940's we restored our cottage #6 to create an oasis for your vacation, nestled on the beach in the classic beach town of Indian Rocks, where you can walk to many restaurants and parks.

Just recently we have replaced the kitchen and added granite counters, a full sized refrigerator and a new range, painted the interior, added new furnishings and of course we renew all our linens regularly. We also have added an HD 40' TV with Premium channels and we have wifi, there is a 32" TV in the 2nd bedroom too.

Guests return year after year to enjoy the serenity, the sun and the sand and most love to be away from the surrounding more commercialized beach vacation destinations.

Our cottage has 2 bedrooms consisting of a queen bed and 2 single beds, sleeping up to 4 people and we maintain it lovingly.

The kitchen has all one needs to prepare a feast however; we have some of the finest award winning restaurants on the Gulf Coast, including Guppy's, Salt Rock Grill, Keegan's, Crabby Bill's, The Pub and Villa Gallace. From family dining to seafood dining to casual sand in your shoes dining, we have it all within walking distance.

We supply a "starter kit" consisting of soaps, paper goods, 2 towels each, a facecloth each, a dish towel and a hand towel. There is a convenience store 3 mins away and grocery store, Publix, 2 miles away.

The grounds of the Cottage are impeccable and just a few paces along the shell path takes you to the heated pool with endless views of the Gulf of Mexico. Listen to the waves, the call of the gulls and marvel at the site of Dolphins playing and Pelicans diving for fish.

Indian Rocks Beach is just south of Clearwater Beach for those who want more activities and we are only 40 mins to Tampa Airport and short hops to many golf courses. Theme parks are all within 45 mins to 1 1/2 hours drive.

Founded in the early 1800's Indian Rocks Beach and developed mainly since the 1940's, Indian Rocks Beach is a thriving community that has maintained most of its original character, and supports a lively mixture of recreational activities. There are many annual events such as the popular Arts and Crafts Festival every November and April. and the Holiday Boat Parade where lighted and festively decorated boats will cruise down the Intracoastal Waterway.

Indian Rocks Beach has many parks and Kolb park is one of three Pinellas County parks to open a “skate park” which is located across the street from City Hall. Besides the skate park, there are other amenities such as tennis courts, a playground, and baseball field for others to enjoy. We also have a Nature Preserve Park with a winding boardwalk that will take you on a tour of some of the most beautiful natural settings along the Intracoastal Waterway.

Keywords: Gulf front, on the beach, Seaside, Florida, Beach, Cottage Rental, waterfront, pool

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727-238-9456

Owner

Member since: 2010

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 11/27/2016

Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    ***Not suitable for small children***...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Strictly No Smoking of Any Kind...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Strictly No Pets of Anykind...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Entertainment

  • Books:

    IRB library and at 12th Ave beach access there is a Take a book - Leave a book library....moreless

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    Super west facing Gulf views from the pool and pool decking....moreless

  • Beachfront:

    Blue Heron Cottages are an individually owned gulfside cluster of quaint cottages....moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Super west facing Gulf views from the pool and pool decking...moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    Blue Heron Cottages are an individually owned gulfside cluster of quaint cottages....moreless

  • Water View:

    Super west facing Gulf views from the pool and pool decking...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Blue Heron Cottages are an individually owned gulfside cluster of quaint cottages....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    2 spaces to the left of the cottage...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    2 spaces to the left of the cottage...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Heated Gulf front pool with sunbathing deck facing the Gulf...moreless

  • Heated Pool
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.9
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low Season
Sep 10 - Dec 10, 2016
5 night min stay
$135
2017
Dec 11 - Sep 9, 2017
7 night min stay
$149
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
$145

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Cleaning Fee $125
  • Tax Rate 13%

Notes:

We do require a Reservation Form to be filled in and signed, it is here on the VRBO site.

High season rate applies to Thanksgiving.

Discounted fees for longer stays in low season: 3 weeks =7% discount, 4 weeks =10% discount.

NO PETS


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.


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Last updated: 11/27/2016
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Location

26 Miles
Nearest Airport
Tampa International Airport

Car: Recommended

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1996

About the owner: Cathleen Shears is a Florida native and Tim Shears is from London, England. We have lived, owned and been involved in the community of Indian Rocks Beach for over 30 years. We live 5 minutes from the cottage.

Why the Owner Chose Indian Rocks Beach, FL, USA:
It is our home away from home and we take care and pride in our slice of paradise.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Cute, clean and WE look after our own cottage. NEW KITCHEN, new furniture, new fridge, new exterior paint, new range, new HD TV with HBO etc, WiFi, we pressure wash all the tile regularly to insure cleanliness and we change our linens regularly.


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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 11/27/2016

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  • Blue Heron Cottage

    Blue Heron Cottage

  • New Kitchen with granite, new full sized fridge and new range.

    New Kitchen with granite, new full sized fridge and new range.

  • Master Bedroom with a Queen Bed

    Master Bedroom with a Queen Bed

  • Fresh Paint, Decor and linens

    Fresh Paint, Decor and linens

  • Heated Pool

    Heated Pool

  • Pool sun deck

    Pool sun deck

  • Shell walkway

    Shell walkway

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This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Friday, December 02, 2016

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