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Beautiful Private Pool Home

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 30 nights

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Maximo Moorings House Rental Photos and Description

House, 2 Bedrooms 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

Newly refurbished pool. This St Pete Beach home is located minutes from the famous award winning white beaches of St Pete and Fort De Soto. This outstanding 2 bedroom pool home sleeps 4 very comfortably. A 35 ft crystal clear, private solar heated pool awaits you in tranquil grounds.

The garden is South facing so you enjoy the sun from first thing in the morning until early evening. Great for the winter months too. The lush garden is completely enclosed and very private, with mature tropical trees and shrubs.

There are supermarkets, restaurants, malls, drug stores and shops within minutes of the property. The Ellenton Designer Outlet Mall is only a short drive away with many famous brands at discounted prices such as Ralph Lauren, Coach, Saks Fifth Avenue and Gap to name a few.

The property features all new furniture and appliances from the 42' Samsung plasma TV, DVD player and sectional sofa in the lounge to the stunning modern style king size bed in the master bedroom. The interior is furnished to the highest standard with attention paid to every detail. Both bedrooms have LCD TV's, DVD players and cotton bed linen to ensure your stay is perfect.

The second bedroom is equipped with cherry wood twin beds, dresser and XBox 360. There is additional sleeping accommodation in the form of a modern queen sized sofa settee that is located in the lounge area, linen is again provided.

This house is the perfect getaway for couples and families who enjoy style and superior finishes combined with beautiful surroundings. In July 2010 the kitchen was completely re-modeled with cherry shaker units and granite countertops. New cooker, microwave, dishwasher and double front fridge freezer with ice machine. There is a brand new washing machine and dryer. In August 2010 we replaced the whole Air Conditioning System. All windows and sliders have been changed in December 2010. bathrooms were completely remodelled in July 2013 and the family bath remodelled April 2015.

All your needs are catered for in this beautiful holiday home.

Travel cot, car booster seats for children, pool toys, beach towels, Lego, Playmobile toys and jigsaws are all provided to keep young children occupied and happy so that parents and grown ups can enjoy the relaxed surroundings.

The lanai is an excellent area in the evening for drinks before dinner and is also great for a break from the sun during the day whilst still being able to enjoy the heat and atmosphere that Florida and this home has to offer.

Keywords: House, New Furniture, Pool House, Private Pool, 2 bedroom, St Pete Beach, Private, Luxury, New

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 8, 2016
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About Fraser

We have been vacationing in St Pete Beach since 1991 and have rented many properties. We eventually became tired of renting run down properties in need of refurbushment and we always thought it would be great to buy something and make it how we wanted it.

We found this house and saw the potential in it, we installed a new kitchen and then spent 2 weeks furnishing it and making it how we wanted it. As you can see from the description above we have spent a lot of time and money making this a luxury property, and from our reviews so far it would seem that we have achieved our goal.

Our kids love the pool and the house, as you can see, and we are sure you will too.

Fraser, Mary & the Kids

Fraser purchased this house in 2010

Guestbook comments from the owner

Our family stayed at the house on our first trip to St

Petersburg in July 2014 and we found it superb holiday experience. We have not stayed in the Tampa area before. What a pleasant surprise for us all.

The villa far exceeded our expectations. The villa has pleasant bedrooms,

bathrooms and a beautiful living area and kitchen. All areas are large and far exceed what you would normally expect from a two bedroom villa. It is fully equipped with everything you would wish for and finished with a high standard of furnishing. The lanai area was large and spacious and offered family alfresco dining. The pool is superb. Large, warm set amidst good sized, private landscaped gardens. Pool loungers are well cared for and all soft furnishings are spotless. The whole villa is immaculate and very clean.

Best of all is the owner, Fraser, who is easy to communicate with

and helpful. He is a superb host. The security deposit was returned very

swiftly without issue.

We would recommend the villa to other guests without hesitation. We stayed in Florida for 3 weeks staying in a further two 5 star spa hotels, one 4 star boutique hotel and a 7 bedroom villa in Kissimmee. This villa was the best, truly, you will not be disappointed.
Jul 2014
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Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(64 traveler reviews)

Beautiful Private Pool Home
average rating of 4.828125 based on 66 reviews

Awesome property

  • 5 of 5

Stayed for almost a week here and the place is great, had absolutely no problems. St.Pete beach is just few minutes away driving and its worth because the beach is very well mentained. The house is great and the pool was amazing. The only problem for us was the we could not stay longer. But we will be back. Fraser was very responsive before booking and answered any questions we had. Another easy stay through homeaway.

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great home and nice location😀

  • 5 of 5

Stayed for 5 nights, very nice home in a nice neighborhood. Would recommend it to anyone.

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Relaxing Get-A-Way in St. Pete Beach

  • 4 of 5

The property was nicely appointed, comfortable, private, and very clean. Location was close enough to the beach to afford easy access to all the great beach areas and restaurants on Gulf Blvd. This property will be our first choice for our next trip to St. Pete.

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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location is great for fast toll access to st. pete beach

  • 4 of 5

1950's old saint pete concrete house that was remodeled in the kitchen, bath, bedrooms, and living areas. obviously the owners spent their money wisely to replace the old terrazzo tile with some nice flooring. the pool is great, but a bit cold, even in 85 F degree weather (thought it was heated).

things that were great:

location is wonderful, a new Publix is being built less than a mile away, when that is up, this place will be perfect

outside grill has gas and worked (although it is very dirty, you can cover with foil)

the pool although didn't feel heated, it was great if you didn't want to go to the beach

the bathrooms were immaculate and clean

the kitchen was perfectly sized to cook a whole meal

dishwasher worked great

couches were nice, and the internet was fast

couple of issues:

the pool handrail is broken so it is very unsteady upon entering the pool (not that big of a deal for young kids)

the washer and dryer are terrible (dryer doesn't dry very well and the exhaust vent goes into the garage on the floor in a box)

probably needs a swiffer in the house, floor gets dirty quickly from pool to the inside tile

the front door needs some help because it doesn't open very easily, you have to forcefully push to open it up

the garage floor is very dirty so when you go to clean clothes make sure you dont drop any wet clothes when moving from washer to dryer

the lockbox is a bit old/weathered & was difficult to get the key out, but it still worked

Other thing to note, the owner is from overseas, (UK) and i was charged an additional 3% international processing fee by my bank. I used a debit card vs. a credit card. Save yourself the fee and use a credit card that doesn't charge international processing fees. I didn't know that would happen, and the owner didn't know that could happen.

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome property, we enjoyed our stay but it was HOT!

  • 4 of 5

As stated above this is an awesome property and is completely as advertised and pictured. The pool and privacy that this house has to offer is well worth the money! The location is great to many different amenities and the beach. The owner was very easy to communicate with and all questions were answered promptly. My one and only complaint, the only thing keeping me from giving this property 5 stars, has to be the thermostat. We rented this property in early September when the temperature's in FL are still easily in the mid to upper 90's and they have the thermostat locked out at 75 degrees. It will let you turn it down to 73 for a very brief amount of time but the thermostat is on a timer and automatically changes back to 75. I'm more then understanding where the owner is coming from as far as the electrical bill, extra wear on his AC, etc. but a 75 degree inside temperature is at times unbearable for sleeping etc. (to most, me included 75 isn't that bad, but the thing that makes this bad is all of the AC vents are in the ceiling, so yes it does indeed blow cool air but it all stays at the ceiling level) if this would change and you could turn the AC down to a comfortable temperature I would be more then happy to rent this house again in the future. Other then that we were completely satisfied and would defiantly recommend this property to others!

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Cory, I am glad you enjoyed the property and pool, With regard to the A/C if you had contacted the Agent (Earl) he could have let me known. I have the ability to over rule the system remotely. I live in Scotland so don't know what the temperatures are like on a daily basis. The system only normally returns to 75 degrees during the night from 10pm until 6am and then you can then turn it down again. I hope this helps future renters Thank you
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We loved it!!!

  • 5 of 5

Awesome property!! They have everything you need! Close to grocery , boating or playing on the beaches ! We ❤️ St.Pete!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Maximo Moorings House Rental Rates

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Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $0
Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning Fee $150
Tax Rate 13.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Maximo Moorings House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage ...
  • 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 ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2, Both brand new, fully tiled
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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