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Beach block, sleeps 7 , pets OK, 3 beds

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 5 nights


About the property

Enjoy a large beach apartment for way less than the condos

Designer decorated large spacious beach apartment. One flight up. 2:00 check in, late check when available. Not a condo but cool high end beach apartment. New remodel with granite countertops, wood cabinets, dishwasher, Kitchen Aid designer appliances,Icemaker, hardwood floors, three 50 inch high definition wall mounted TV , DVD, 1400 cable channels and HBO,Showtime, Movie Channel,Sports Package, Starz, included. Large living room has Flexsteel Queen sofabed, Tommy Bahama brand Twin Poster bed, and two large bedrooms with queen beds, posturepedic mattress, wood poster beds. Great big New Orleans style balcony overlooks Mandalay Ave and Shipwreck Bar, a famous Tourist Attraction. Never ending free entertainment right out your front door. Great for parties, and entertaining. One flight up. Not a fancy shmancy condo, but a mid-century building with 10 foot high ceilings, hardwood floors, Tommy Bahama high end furniture and original paintings. New remodeled Jack and Jill bath. For much less than the condos next door, you will enjoy a spacious high end beach apartment with window in all the rooms. Unlike the Condos you can rent for as little as one day ,any day check in, and we accept young guests 18 who follow the house rules.

Please note this beach apartment is located one flight up in a mid century 4 unit building. It is spacious and comfortable with high ceilings and lots of windows. It is not a new condo and not everything perfect, but a great value. Has the original hardwood floors in the bedrooms and carpet in living room. Not for fussy, picky, snooty travelers who want a condo but cannot find one for a few days or booked late. Look at every picture and read every reviews as we want happy satisfied guests who take the time before booking a property.

Located in Old Florida Distric, . 3-4 streets of historic cottages, small older remodeled homes, quaint and quiet part of Clearwater Beach, yet only 5 blocks from busy tourist area Pier 60. Has shared backyard with wood party deck, gazebo,Weber Gas Grill. Key West style backyard has wood fence and tropical beach feel.

Property manager and housekeeper is onsite for help you have a great beach vacation.

Video Tour of backyard at youtubeclearwatercottages , the Spa must be reserved .

More Details

Property Manager
Capt. Al is the property manager and guests relations. Contact him for info.
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french, spanish, russian, Our staff can interpret French, Japanese, Chinese
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 15, 2018

About Capt. Al is the property manager and guests relations. Contact him for info.

Hi Everybody and thanks for visiting my profile. I am the property manager for this property any others. Originally from New Jersey, I came to Florida 30 years, to enjoy this tropical paradise during my Spring Break times. Once I spent time in Florida, I knew I wanted to live here. Having found Clearwater Beach to be the best beach in Florida, I moved here. When you come to visit Clearwater, myself and first mate, Karen will be happy to show you around.

Capt. Al is the property manager and guests relations. Contact him for info. purchased this apartment in 2006

Why Capt. Al is the property manager and guests relations. Contact him for info. chose Clearwater Beach

This mid-century apartment building was recently renovated as part of a Licensed Group Vacation Rental.

It's not a condo, not a hotel, but a fun, relaxed beach apartment just 700 or so steps to the beach for half the price of the condos just sitting in front on the sand.

What makes this apartment unique

No elevator to waste time in. Feels like your own private apartment or home by the beach. The balcony is fantastic as there is never ending entertainment right across the street at the famous Shipwreck Bar. This is the only New Orleans style balcony overlooking Mandalay Ave in Clearwater Beach. You can watch the Iron Woman, Bicycle races, and all the EVENTS right off your porch. This beach apartment is twice the size of most 2 bedroom rentals and offers lots of windows in all the rooms, and high ceilings. Has new central air and back up window units, has heat also.


Clearwater Beach Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Max. adults: 7
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • The Hot Tub is by advanced registration only. , there are restrictions, and is kept locked at night and when not in use. It is locked when not in use.
  • No Guests Allowed without permission. If for a party you must rent unit below or above. Discuss with Manager. Otherwise no noise after 11 pm.
  • You will receive one free parking spot. You must park only in that spot with parking pass visible or may get towed. We may find you a second spot.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Resort ...
  • Village ...
  • Budget
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , outdoor shower , 2014 Remodel with Glass Shower Door , White Plexiglass
  • New renovated 2014 new shower walls and sliding glass door and Faucets, large window, high ceilings. Jack and Jill Bathroom.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Large Queen bed
  • Very Large Bedrooms with at 2-3 windows, bright and airy, 10 foot high ceilings. wood poster bed with queen posturpedic mattress, hardwood floors, ceiling fans and Hi Def Wall Mounted 50 inch Smart TV. Plasma TV in all bedrooms. New air conditioner in each bedroom and living room. Closet in bedroom and Tommy Bahama furniture and dressers.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 6 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Staff
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Daily rentals accepted the day before a check in and day of a check out, but not one single night in the middle of the week or a saturday night only without acceptance from Owner. Do not instant book one night rentals. Great Big Beach Apartment for half the price of the condos on the sand. New remodel, clean, airy, high end, high tech, but not a condo. Save $1000 and have more fun with the New Orleans Balcony. Only 2 bedroom with daily rentals offered. Located one flight up in a mid century 4 unit apartment building. For chilled out fun loving beach lovers. If you want a new condo, please rent at Surfside Condos and Villas of Clearwater directly on the sand , same street, same beach and you will pay a lot more. Not for super stuffy, picky, fussy, hotel lover guests. For chilled our guests who want a fun beach vacation.


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Beach block, sleeps 7 , pets OK, 3 beds
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 9 reviews

Cool spot right on the beach. Loved it and will be back. Thanks

  • 5 of 5

Awesome place just as explained in the description.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Jeremiah and Friends thank you for your five star review three bedroom house at Clearwater cottages .Glad you thought it was cool had a great time and enjoyed it being so close to the beach .We welcome you back anytime Captain Al and Karen
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Perfect place for a beach vacation.

  • 5 of 5

Everything was close to us walking distance to the pier and steps to the beach. Capt. Al very friendly. Do recommend it to you.

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Good clean place and friendly staff

  • 4 of 5

Just walking distance from the beach and plenty of places to shop and eat also walking distance away

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Captain Al runs an awesome complex.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the New Orleans for two nights. The beach is just a few houses down from the apartment. It was so convenient. Captain Al took the four of us for a boat ride around Honeymoon Island where we stopped for a swim. It was so relaxing and he is really fun to spend time with. I high yield recommend staying at his properties.

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 3 of 5

Nice stove and refrigerator, the decor was an accumulation of different styles. The deadbolt would not lock and the door to the street wasn’t ever locked or if it was we weren’t given a key. The place was clean. Captain Al was friendly.

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Ron: Thank you for your letting other guests know the new 2018 Kitchenaid Deisgner series appliances are nice, and that decor was different styles. We never lock the main entrance downstairs to all the apartments and if you had difficulty with your deadbolt, you could have notified the manager who would have been there in a jiffy. Thank you for letting other travelers know the New Orleans Beach Apartment was clean and that Capt.Al was friendly The dated beach apartment is decorated with real Tommy Bahama furniture in a heavy European style, to complement the New Orleans theme. The listing is very clear this is not a new condo, but a remodeled mid century building and not for fussy, picky travelers. Your subjective opinions may help future travelers as we want all our guests to be totally satisfied with the beach vacation rental and experience. Capt.Al and Karen
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Experience the local flavor...

  • 5 of 5

This apartment was truly an experience of the local flavor of the Clearwater Beach community. Set on the fringe of the bustling street full of shops and eateries, it is quieter but within steps of anything you could want, including the beach. Being part of a full square of cottages gave it a secure feel and community atmosphere. But the best part is the crew that keeps this entire complex in top shape, they are friendly and truly care that you enjoy your stay. Because it is a small group, it is easy to feel at home and welcomed. The apartment itself was huge, large enough for my myself and my two adult children (who need their privacy) to co-exist harmoniously for 4 whole nights. Not an easy task. We also had enough room to host members of our family who live in the area, leading up to their big day on the Star Lite Majesty Wedding Cruise. What a FABULOUS experience that was, the highlight of our vacation and I highly recommend you try one of their dinner cruises. It's right down the street from the Blue Wave, which I also highly recommend. Thank you Capt. Al, Karen, Gail and Rodney for a trip to remember and all your help in making it so.

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Tampa International
Nearest Barpub
Shipwreck Bar
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Highway 60 Courney Cambell
Nearest Restaurant
Angelos Pizza across st
Nearest Beach
We are on the Beach Side of Mandalay Ave. Gulfside
Car: not necessary

5 blocks north of Pier 60 on the beach side of the street, behind Surfside Condos and Villas of Clearwater Cottages, New Orleans style balcony overlooks Tourist attraction the Shipwreck and view down Mandalay Ave. No streets to cross. This unit is Beachside of Mandalay Ave in an area with quaint Cottages . Not on the sand, but no streets to cross.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

House Cleaning and Linen $120 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $100

Pet fee is $10 per day, Maximum is $50 per stay. please let us know if you are bringing pets. If not computed on the insta quote please pay house keeper when you check in.
You may bring guests over to visit only with approval of manager
Boat, bicycles. chairs, coolers are all offered to you to use for free and they are the property of Capt. Al the property manager and if you use them you acknowledge that the Owners of the resort have not liability nor do they carry insurance that would cover you in the event of injury.

You are welcome to have dinner parties and entertain with written permission from manager

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 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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