Sleeps 8 , Pets Ok,Historic Beach House, Steps to Beach(10 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1 night
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 8) pets ok
Featuring Designer Tommy Bahama brand West Indies style furniture, kitchen with stainless steel Samsung appliances, Maytag dishwasher and wood cabinets,black granite counter tops. 4 New LCD High Definition TVs in each bedroom and large TV DVD, High Definition 1400 channels, and wifi. channel. HBO, quality stereo and CD player, movie library, all quality Beautyrest mattresses and Tommy Bahama island wood furniture, Tommy Bahama Beds, designer decorated and well appointed house. Classic beach house with small front and rear porch. The wood deck offers a limited view of the Gulf of Mexico. The Reservation Agent takes reservations for other beach cottages so if calender shows your dates full, please email us for availability of the other 1,2,and 3 bedroom cottages.
The Tommy Bahama Island house is 100 years old and is a fun, funky, beach house with character and will be enjoyed by wanna be beach bums, families who just want to walk to the beach and don't mind getting sand on the floor, fun loving guests who want to sit on the porch and watch the never ending excitement at the Ship Wreck Bar across the street, but may not be suited for well heeled, upscale, picky, fussy folks as it has all the quirkiness of 100 year old homes which included converted porch rooms, unusual sized rooms, low porch ceiling on air conditioned porch room, not an outlet on every wall, and has aged over 100 years,. We prefer demanding upscale well heeled discriminating travelers not rent this house and then write bad reviews. We suggest you read every review and if you want upscale perfection you should find another 3 bedroom house.
There are no streets to cross just step out back door, you will see the beach, walk past two other houses and your on the beach. Weber Gas Grill at Clearwater Cottages, and wood party deck with Tin Roof Gazebo in Key West style common backyard , ( The back yard is near the house, but not part of the house and you would need to walk around the block to access the shared backyard, but you do have your own small front and rear porch. ) The Tommy Bahama Island house is 6 blocks walk or about 10 minute walk to pier 60 and all the restuarants on the beach. Across street and 3 blocks walk to olympic size heated swimming pool, tennis courts and basketball, community and recreation center for children and playground. Free admission passes given to guests who stay one week. Maximum free passes is 10 Heated kiddy pool has big water slides and fountains, and lifeguards. You may drop your children off if over 9 years old. There are camp counselors to assist them to have a great day
This is maintained by the City of Clearwater to the highest standards and put most small hotel pools to shame..To see Pool Google Clearwaterbeachaquaticcenterphotos
Email owner for availability and questions. Text gets fastest response. 813 417 1218 DAILY RENTAL IS AVAILABLE . No charge to use the manager's bicycles ( have some rust ) no charge for manager's beach chairs ( may have some rust ) No charge for coolers or fishing poles ( does not come with beer or bait ). Use the new Weber Grill ( You must do your own grilling )
Please email to check availability and call to reserve 813-417-1218 we do rent our cottages to well behaved young adults under 21. We also rent to well behaved senors. Well behaved pets also enjoy the beach cottages. The beach is pet friendly 3 blocks north of clearwater cottages.
Linens, bed comforters, and towels are provided. Paper goods included.
Wedding parties and other family reunion services available. We do not just leave the key under the mat. When you rent from Clearwater Cottages our friendly staff meets you at check in, and insures that all your vacation needs are met so you have a great beach vacation.
Pool: we offer free passes up to 10 passes for for guests who stay one week to best pool complex in clearwater beach. There is no pool at the house.
The beach is 300 steps, yards walk just down the block (less than 20 seconds) You will see the beach off the back porch.
Pier 60 with vendors, street performers, entertainers, fishing pier, bands and nightime activities 6 blocks walk,about 10 minutes.
Frenchy's Rockaway Grill and Palm Pavilion outdoor waterfront restaurants 4 blocks walk. Live music at both and directly on the sand.State of the art olympic size adult heated pool and children's play pool, showers, lifeguard, recreation center, tennis and basketball, library and boat ramp just across the street . 2.5 blocks over. Free children's playground and park with bocci courts, rides, bbq grill just across the street, two block down on mandalay ave. Trolley and bus stop just outside next block take you everywhere for just $1.50 angelo's pizza for the hungry and shipwreck bar for the thirsty just across street. Busch gardens one hour drive
Historic tarpon springs 30 minute drive
Disneyworld 1 and half hour drive, universal studios close to disneyworld and seaworld and all orlando resorts
Master bedroom : queen size Tommy Bahama poster bed in master bedroom with 34 inch Vizio HD Plasma TV curtains open to living room which makes room feel much larger. Over 1000 channels and HBO, movie channels at 1000
Guest bedroom has Queen or Full Tommy Bahama Bed and wall mounted Plasma TV. Long narrow room. En suite. windows, bright and airy.
Porch bedroom has Full size Tommy Bahama poster bed, with a limited gulf of mexico view and wood porch. It is a long narrow room. and has a low pitched ceiling. Lots of windows, narrow and cozy, has closet.
Sundancer Super Spa available on first come basis.. Reservations guarantee it will be available, otherwise check with Capt. Al after arrival. . Located in the Key West style back yard of Clearwater Cottages RESERVATIONS REQUIRED Closes 10.00PM You will need to walk around the block to access. See youtubeclearwatercottages
Video Tour : We suggest you view the video tour so you get a feel for this house. Go to Google and type Youtube Clearwater Cottages. You can see how close it is to the beach. Also note it is across from Shipwreck Bar and is great for Parties and entertaining, but may not be for families with babies. Cottages on Glendale st 100 steps to beach would be better.
The Youtube video shows the Pink Dolphin House first, then Pineapple Beach Apartment, scans the Tiki hut in front of Grandview Cottage and then ends with the Tommy Bahama Island House 100 photos at google cottagesofclearwater
This is a fun, funky, 100 year old real beach house with who's age shows on the outside being so close to the beach, but comfortable and fun and clean on the inside. Some rooms are long and thin, , some porch ceilings low. Some rooms do not have outlets on every wall. It feels like a beach house built 100 years ago. Not for picky fussy country club types. IF YOU WANT A PERFECT HOUSE, PLEASE RENT A NEW HOUSE FOR TWICE THE PRICE. For fun loving guests who when sitting on the front porch, don't mind the entertainment and music from the famous Shipwreck Bar across the street. You will have the best seat in town for entertainment, but if you want quiet, we suggest one of the beach cottages closer to the beach. Clearwater Cottages offers cottages as close as 100 steps from the beach. There is a picture of every room and youtubeclearwatercottages video, so you know exactly what you are renting.
Well Heeled travelers who wish to be disconnected from the vibrant beach atmosphere and expect perfection may choose the Sandpearl hotel just 2 blocks over or the Surfside Condos just behind behind the Cottages for twice the price, same world class beach . Fun, artsy. wanna be a beach bum again and guests who want to life the Salt Life for a few days will love this house and energy at Clearwater Cottages.
Master Bedroom Queen size Tommy Bahama Wood Bed with Posturepedic Mattress, offers complete privacy from rest of house, and curtains open to living room making it feel twice the size. 50 inch Vizio Wall mounted TV with Movie Channel and HBO and Lightening Speed Wi Fi.
Guest Bedroom is private from rest of house except if the porch bedroom is occupied , those guests would have to walk through this room to access the bathroom and kitchen. Not an issue if Sofabed is used in living room.
This is a long thin room but cozy with window viewing wood deck and Angelo Pizza. Wall mounted Flat LG TV and window air conditioner. Has Queen size Tommy Bahama Wood Bed and Tommy Bahama Chairs.
Porch Bedroom features full size Tommy Bahama Poster Wood Bed with small view of Gulf of Mexico. This is a converted porch with air conditioner, long and narrow, has all original divided light windows. Has private entrance from back porch, or through Guest bedroom. 40 inch LG Flat screen TV.
Rates are from $309 - $359 and may be higher in March or Holidays. VRBO computer generated Insta quotes may not always be accurate. Best to get and email or text quote. Reservations taken over the phone not online.
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Member since: 2009
- 1200 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 8
- Events Allowed
Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
No age restrictions, we are not a hotel, but licensed Group Resort Dwelling. We do rent to young people, expecially the Tommy Bahama House as it is not next to any other cottages and offers privacy. ...moreless
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only:
Call about pets, you will also be only 2 blocks from the Pet friendly part of Clearwater Beach. Some resturants allow pets in Clearwater. Cork n Brew allows pets 2 blocks from cottages. Also housekeeper offers pet sitting. ...moreless
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8
- Master Bedroom dark wood floors, queen size Tommy Bahama Bed, Large Vizio Plasma TV, central heat and air, opens to living rooms with curtains to make it feel really big, but private from all other bedrooms. Guest bedroom has Queen size Tommy Bahama Wood Bed, seperate air conditioner . It is long and narrow, and private from rest of house, excect from Porch Bedroom,new wood floors. Porch Bedroom Has Tommy Bahama Queen Bed with Gulf View, Additional air conditioner and separate entrance and porch . Guests would have to walk through Guest Bedroom to access bathroom, if Porch bedroom is occupied....moreless
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Historic 1920's beach house with Gulf View. Third house from the sand in North Clearwater Beach across from Pizza Restaurant and Shipwreck Bar. Nice friendly street. House has all Tommy Bahama Designer Island theme furniture from Rob and Stucky. Cozy living room has several sofas and lounge chairs where your group can congregate and overlook activities of Mandalay Ave.Stainless Steel Glass top Oven/stove and Granite in remodeled kitchen. There are 10 Beach Cottages so have more friends stay next door. Video tour google youtubeclearwater cottages. Once again, this is a remodeled fun, funky, 100 year old beach house for fun people who want to be 200 steps from the sand, and not for picky, fussy, perfectionists. Please read all the reviews, we want fun loving guest who want a great beach vacation, and enjoy a fun funky beach house....moreless
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- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Recreation Center
- Theme Parks
- Water Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Miniature Golf
- Sight Seeing
- Beach View:
- Ocean View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Deepsea Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Pier Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
Three new air conditioners and heat in main house unit with remote control. Ceiling fans in all rooms. New Electric ( Classic wood burning look) room heaters provided with artificial fireplace....moreless
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- Fitness Room / Equipment:
THERE IS NO GARAGE OR DRIVEWAY. PLEASE DO NOT PARK IN NEIGHBORS DRIVEWAY NEXT DOOR OR YOU MAY GET TOWED. Park at metered spots in front or FREE spot on shell driveway for midsize car. It's free ....moreless
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
All parking in Clearwater is Metered. We may provide off street parking for one small car . suggest you Uber from Airport $15 You can walk everywhere. More than one car will use meters in front...moreless
- Towels Provided:
The housekeeper may wash your clothes for you. Just ask. Tips appreciated. or the drop off laundry across from Speedy will wash and fold for $1.00 per pound. We use them exclusively to clean for us....moreless
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- Dishes & Utensils:
Large Kitchen with microwave. oven, coffee maker, blender, juicer, toaster, toaster oven, all utentils, dishes for 8 people.room. Stainless steel Commercial quality oven. Black Granite new kitchen counter tops...moreless
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Capt.Al offers free use of his bicycles, not owned by the Resort, not perfect, but free. There is a Surf Shop across the streets, rents everything if you want new and perfect. Free is free....moreless
Capt. Al has an 21 foot Chapparal open bow boat. Fun loving guests are welcome to join the capt. when he goes out. Summer only, some restrictions. inquire please. Included with you summer vacation ....moreless
- Deck / Patio:
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Lanai / Gazebo:
- Outdoor Grill:
Water Sports Gear:
Free use of snorkle gear. masks , floats and fishing poles text capt.al 813 417 1218 Capt. Al offered free use of all his beach stuff, fishing poles, boogie boards, umbrellas, bikes. Not perfect...moreless
Pool / Spa
Free use of Communal Pool 2.5 blocks walk ,cross street maintained by city of Clearwater, 225 feet by 325 feet, and kddy pool with slides, and fountains, Biggest and best pool in Clearwater Beach ...moreless
Optional Hot Tub located at Clearwater Cottages . Reservation required at time of booking. Stays locked per insurance regulation when not in use. Insurance requires lifeguard, limited availbility....moreless
- Housekeeper Optional
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Sping Break High Season
Mar 1 - Apr 17, 2017
1 night min stay
May 1 - Aug 31, 2017
1 night min stay
Sep 1 - Dec 20, 2017
1 night min stay
Jan 2 - Feb 28, 2018
1 night min stay
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning and Linen Fee $89 + tax
- Tax Rate 13%
Full refund if canceled by email within 60 days of arrival except Events, Holidays, February and March or rentals of more than 1 weeks. Holiday weeks rates are slighly higher. If you bring more guests than you booked for and need additional rooms, we can provide them for you at additional charge. We book for many properties and will do everything we can to make your stay enjoyable. Clerical fee to cancel is $75 for up to one week,
Spa is by reservation and there are rules and restrictions.
This house is full for the month of February but we do have other rentals
Pet fee is $89 per pet per week, or $19 daily.
Parking Metered in front, we offer one free parking spot , for a midsize car on our shell drive.
Rates are higher for Holidays and Events
Once you make a reservation you are required to pay for the rental upon arrival in full. No refunds for late arrivals, early departures for any reason including, it's raining, the water is cold, kids are sunburned. spouse is partying too much, found a cheaper rental across the street, jelly fish season, or any other reason. Real emergencies will get a credit for future stay. Please read the entire listing agreement, as we want happy guests and if this house is not for you please find a new house in the Residential Area and pay a lot more.
Your reservation request is not a confirmation until you receive by email a confirmation letter from Central Reservations.
Please read your confirmation letter to make sure you rented the right cottage for your number of guests. You also agree to read the Welcome Package and obide by the rules and regulations of Clearwater Cottages. You also acknowledge by making a reservation that Capt. Al's bicycles and canoe are not owned by Clearwater Cottages and it's parent group and there is no liability insurance .
You may run your credit card and pay upon arrival.
Checks must be received 60 days prior
Deposit required to make a reservation
$250 per week , except high season and holidays $500
Call to reserve with credit card
WE DO NOT ACCEPT ONLINE BOOKINGS WITH VRBO SAVING YOU 9% and allowing us to keep our rates low.
WE DO NOT ACCEPT ANY BOOKINGS ONLINE, SUCH AS Travelocity, Bookings.com, or any other.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Car: Not Necessary
Third house from the sand, and 5 blocks walk to Pier 60. Clearwater Aquatic Center offers Olympic size heated Adult pool and children's pool with fountains, 30 foot waterslide, life guard, kids 'drop-in' recreation center, tennis and basketball, changing room and air-conditioned exercise room all three blocks walk from Clearwater Cottages. (provided by city of Clearwater) , Clearwater's best family value all day use of pools, state of the art air conditioned exercise and changing facility, tennis, basketball, life guards, camp counselor, game room . Pool across the street Free children's playground, park, and BBQ grill just 2 block over across the street. Clearwater Cottages offers free passes for our guests who stay one week, up to 10 passes for the Clearwater Aquatic Center wow! Just ask Capt. Al
Located behind Surfside Condos and 5 blocks from Pier 60
Capt. Al, your host also manages other properties in Clearwater Beach including Small Boutique Motels, condos and other resorts. Please email us with your needs and budget and we are sure to find what you are looking for. Offering one, two and three bedroom real beach cottages. Best Tiki Bars and Resturants on the Beach are just 2 blocks walk including Palm Pavillion and Frenchy's Rockaway Grill. Great resturants and Tiki Bars on the sand just one or two blocks walk from Clearwater Cottages
Year Purchased: 2005
About the owner: Welcome and thanks for visiting my profile. I am Capt. Al , my nickname because I am on the boat most of the Summer enjoyng the beautiful waterways and islands around Clearwater Beach.Originally from New Jersey I grew up near the shore and always desired to live near the beach. When you come to visit I hope to show you around this beautiful little island and the things I enjoy most. Just let me know ;you would be interested in our free boat tours. in Summer. See you soon, Capt. Al
Why the Owner Chose Clearwater Beach, Clearwater, FL, USA:
In the condo craze, most of the cottages and old wood hotels were torn down. There are just a hand full of old cottages left in Clearwater. When you vacation here, you feel like staying at beach cottage like when you were a kid. Feels a lot different than the high rise hotels and condo resorts. If you like fancy shmancy please say at the Hilton or Sandpearl Hotels, but if you want to experience that Old Florida Charm, the Cottages are for you. These houses were designed OLD FLORIDA DISTRICT by the Beach by Design planning committee.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Sit on the front porch and watch the never ending excitement at the famous Shipwreck Bar. Fun loving Tourist stumble in and out all day for photo shoots. When you tired of that , go sit on the back porch and watch the sunset. Many famous Tiki Bar and Resturants are just 2-3 blocks walk on the beach from Clearwater Cottages. Clearwater Cottages District is the last commercial old beach house rental properties left in Clearwater Beach with no streets to cross.
- Primary: 8134171218 Please call 9:00 am until 9:00 pm .
- Secondary: +1 8134171218 If busy, please text and I call right back. TEXT
- Tertiary: +1 8134171218 Prefer text
- Fax: +1 7274416051 I answer after 9 pm for last minute bookings only
Links to more information:
Tommy Bahama 3 bedroom Island House Living Room
Master Bedroom features leather Tommy Bahama bed and Rob and Stucky furniture
High Def TV in all bedrooms
Front of House
new modern kitchen 2015 remodel, Samsung stove, granite countertops
Large new kitchen is seperate room. Maytag ss dishwasher, wood cabinettes.
Porch room has queen bed, LCD TV limited Ocean view.
This is a fun, funky, beach house with character, not a new house
Clearwater Cottages offers use of Key West style backyard with tin roof gazebo
Wood Deck off Rear Bedroom
Entertaint or chill out at the Key West style backyard with Tin Roof Gazebo
As of 2016 all TV s are 40 inch wall mounted. Total is 4 with cable box
Kid's love hanging around Clearwater Cottages
Guest Bedroom at Tommy Bahama Island House
Large Living Room has two Rattan Sofas and 3 Rattan Club Chairs
Funky , artsy entrance to master Bedroom
Kitchen with stainless appliances and wood cabinets 2015 remodel
Guest bedrooms are small and cozy. Tommy Bahama furniture, Posturpedic mattress
Part of Clearwater Cottages, a licensed Group Vacation Dwelling with 10 rentals
Entrance to Master Bedroom, Tv s in all rooms.
Back of Tommy Bahama Island House
Access to Key West style back with optional hot tub (suggest to reserve Spa )
View of Gulf of Mexico from Rear Porch
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Sunday, March 26, 2017
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