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Romantic Beachfront Getaway

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Last updated: 02/23/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Beachfront 1 bdrm, full bath, kitchen &.living room

Our most requested apartment for the romantic getaway. 9 tall windows overlook the beach and the Gulf of Mexico from the second floor of the big house. Lie in bed in the morning and watch the sand pipers and the beach combers. Dine in the evening at the table for two and enjoy the most beautiful red sunsets into the ocean. Our guest book is full of rave reviews. This is the best of Old Florida.
We want your stay to be stress free so we have complimentary wifi and on site parking for you.
See ya on the BEACH !


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Manager

Member since: 2003

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 02/23/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 680 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Views overlook the Beach and Gulf of Mexico. ...moreless

  • 9 tall windows overlook the beach and the Gulf of Mexico from the second floor of the big beach house. Lie in bed in the morning and watch the sand pipers and the beach combers. Dine in the evening at the table for two and enjoy the most beautiful red sunsets into the ocean....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

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

    Boca Ciega Bay (the intracoastal waterway) is right across the street. ...moreless

  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

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

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 2 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    We have coin op washer and dryer on the beach property...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    FREE WIFI...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Queen sleeper sofa in living room...moreless

  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    free On site parking for our renting guests only...moreless

  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    We have a COIN OP washer and dryer on the beach property for guest use...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Free wi fi for our guests...moreless

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen:

    Full Kitchen...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Bicycles:

    Bicycle Rental shop is just across the street. ...moreless

  • Boat:

    Rental across the street...moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Rental ...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Gazebo with comfy chairs. Perfect place to relax and watch the sun go down...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    gas and charcoal grill on site for guest use. Please clean after using ...moreless

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

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring
Feb 16 - Apr 30, 2017
5 night min stay
$179 $185
Fri, Sat

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest

May 2017
May 1 - May 31, 2017
3 night min stay
$135 $139
Fri, Sat

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest

Summer 2017
Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2017
5 night min stay
$168 $172
Fri, Sat

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $4 per night, per additional guest

Fall 2017
Sep 1 - Nov 21, 2017
3 night min stay
$149 $155
Fri, Sat
Holiday
Nov 22 - Nov 27, 2017
4 night min stay
$179 $185
Fri, Sat
Fall
Nov 28 - Dec 21, 2017
2 night min stay
$129 $137
Fri, Sat
Holiday
Dec 22 - Jan 1, 2018
5 night min stay
$185 $189
Fri, Sat
2018
Jan 2 - Apr 30, 2018
7 night min stay

$1,300

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning fee $65 + tax
  • Tax Rate 13%

Notes:

$10, EXTRA PER DAY PER GUEST AFTER 2 PEOPLE. CAN ACCOMMODATE 4 MAX


Manager's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting manager when booking


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Location

25 Miles
Nearest Airport
Tampa Int Airport
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Largo Golf
0.2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Waterfront Pub....and so many more
Indian Shores, FL, USA
Nearest Beach
We are directly on the Beach

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.

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 1996

About: The owners Curtis and his wife Kathy: My grandparent's, Ernest and Leona Delano, bought the place in 1965 and went about converting it into beachfront vacation rentals. I used to come down to Florida and visit them. My father, an air force fighter pilot, went off to Vietnam so I lived here while he was away. I met my wife Kathy at college in Gainesville. We moved to Denver, raise 2 boys and always came back every year to relax in this very special place. In 1996 my grandparents retired and we decided the Sun n Fun was too nice to part with so we bought it to keep it in the family for the next generation to enjoy.

Why Indian Shores, FL, USA:
As you can see from the photo, good memories are made here. Both our boys are now married and when we can we fly down from Denver and stay a week or two. My oldest son Aaron proposed to his wife on the beach and of course it decided to rain so they came in soaked to the bone. We can go on and on about the fun we have. Always a treat.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Location, location , location. My grandparent's chose well. This part of the island is so narrow you can throw a stone from the Gulf and hit the Bay. We get the best of both world's. The sun rises on the boats cruising up and down the channel. And in the evening we get the deepest red sunsets into the Gulf that folks write home about.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 02/23/2017

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Photos

  • View from this Beachfront suite

    View from this Beachfront suite

  • View of the Red Sun Set from your living room.

    View of the Red Sun Set from your living room.

  • Comfy, clean private bedroom with perfect Gulf Views !

    Comfy, clean private bedroom with perfect Gulf Views !

  • Beach house

    Beach house

  • View as you are coming up the beach path to your beach suite

    View as you are coming up the beach path to your beach suite

  • Yes...this is your view.

    Yes...this is your view.

  • Enjoy the sun on our award winning white sand

    Enjoy the sun on our award winning white sand

  • When the wind is calm we beach the sail boats and go in for lunch.

    When the wind is calm we beach the sail boats and go in for lunch.

  • Relax at Grandma's place on the beach from the summer of 1925

    Relax at Grandma's place on the beach from the summer of 1925

  • Our family returning from a walk down the beach. Good memories are made here.

    Our family returning from a walk down the beach. Good memories are made here.

  • This is 15 steps from your beachfront suite

    This is 15 steps from your beachfront suite

  • Front door that goes up the stairs to unit #4, a romantic one bedroom suite.

    Front door that goes up the stairs to unit #4, a romantic one bedroom suite.

  • Living area with amazing beach views !

    Living area with amazing beach views !

  • Living area with pull out sleeper sofa for extra guests

    Living area with pull out sleeper sofa for extra guests

  • This beach and views are right in front of your beachfront apartment

    This beach and views are right in front of your beachfront apartment

  • Updated living space in beachfront apartment

    Updated living space in beachfront apartment

  • Pull out sleeper sofa and private bedroom overlooking the Gulf of Mexico

    Pull out sleeper sofa and private bedroom overlooking the Gulf of Mexico

  • Free Kayaks for our guests.  ENJOY !

    Free Kayaks for our guests. ENJOY !

  • Rent a boat, bike, scooter or paddle board across the street from us.

    Rent a boat, bike, scooter or paddle board across the street from us.

  • Enjoy old Florida. Gulf  and private white sand beach is right out your door

    Enjoy old Florida. Gulf and private white sand beach is right out your door

  • We are next door to the 'World's Safest Beach'

    We are next door to the 'World's Safest Beach'

  • Far from the crowds, this is a typical day.

    Far from the crowds, this is a typical day.

  • Beach house view as you come off the beach

    Beach house view as you come off the beach

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