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Charming Cottage by the Sea I

Bedrooms 1
Space 700 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom On The Beach

This beautiful one bedroom/one bath unit is located right on the beach. It is situated in a charming cottage that is divided into three separate units. There are two, one bedroom/one bathroom units downstairs and a large three bedroom/two bathroom unit upstairs. (See the listing for the Charming Cottage by the Sea III for rental information regarding the upstairs, three bedroom unit.)This one bedroom unit has recently been renovated with all new tile, appliances, furnishings and accessories. The master bedroom has a queen bed and there is a queen sleeper sofa in the living room. The kitchen features all new full size kitchen appliances. There is also a covered porch off the living room/kitchen area to dine or enjoy the sounds of the surf. The extra-large decks on the seawall looking out on the beach are great for sunning, grilling and enjoying the magic of the sunsets melting into the water!. Enjoy the peace and quiet of staying in a smaller cottage and avoid the hassles of condo living. These are some of the many reasons our renters come back year after year! Hurry and make some memories of your own!

Property Manager
Ruthie Wallace
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 19, 2018


Indian Rocks Beach Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Queen Sofa bed in Livingroom
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • churches
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

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Charming Cottage by the Sea I
average rating of 4.5 based on 6 reviews

Amazing Vacation!!

  • 5 of 5

Stayed in unit B of this rental for the last week in March and we had an amazing vacation. The location is really incredible. Right on the beach and so easy to walk to everything. The unit was very clean and so cute! Very bright, cheerful and had that beachy feel. The owners made booking this place so easy. Just overall a great experience. I would love to rent this place again and stay even longer!

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure sharing our cottage with you Teresa and we are so happy you had such a positive experience! Thank you for writing such a thoughtful review about your stay. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Susan & Ruthie
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Middleburg Hts., OH

Quiet beach front gem!

  • 4 of 5

One bedroom unit in a beautiful neighborhood right on the beach was a great getaway for our family and our dogs in January. We stayed in unit B which is the 1 bedroom with a pull out couch in the living room for our daughter. The unit is beautifully decorated, modern, and the location is perfect! First, is the beach! You look out from the living room, sit out on the covered deck with your morning coffee and the ocean is right in front of you! Sunsets are amazing! You don't have to lay on the sandy beach because just a few feet into the property there are decks that have reclining chairs you can lay out on without being blasted with sand...but just walk down to the water whenever you of both worlds!

You can walk for miles on the beach! Go toward Bellaire/Clearwater and you'll see amazing size mansions and hardly anybody on the beach. Lots of shells to be found especially 1 hour before or after low tide. Go toward Indian Rocks and you'll encounter a few more people but during our stay there weren't too many that way either...great to have the beach to ourselves. Beautiful sunsets!

Walk to many restaurants and the Cafe de Paris bakery is just across the alley and is to die for! There are a number of restaurants you can sample when you're staying here...We ordered take out from Thai Pan Alley, walked across the street to the 18 on the Rocks, walked to Keegan's (featured on the Food Network), drove to Original Crabby Bills...list goes on.

If you bring Fido...there are lots of places for them to romp around and get their fun in too. We found the dog park at the Indian Rocks Beach Nature preserve to be A+, and when your pup is nice and tired, take a walk through the boardwalk nature preserve...beautiful (leashed dogs allowed). Want to take you dogs and let them run free...there is a dog beach just across the causeway by the boat ramp. We walked our dogs there (2 miles) let them run around, they even swam in the water, and walked back. Great place to let them run and experience a beach. North Clearwater beach is also pet friendly but you need to keep Fido on a leash (we did see that some people let them run free...not sure if that was completely legal). Honeymoon Island and Fort De Soto are 2 additional places where dogs are allowed...we made it to both and our pups loved it.

We certainly had a great time and a beautiful place here in January.

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chillicothe, Oh


  • 4 of 5

My friend and I rented this cottage for a week. It was so relaxing, steps to the beach and beautiful sunsets. Had a slight problem with internet service. I contacted Ruthie and the issue was resolved asap. We took advantage of the patio that was just off the living room area. It was quiet and peaceful. We could open the patio with screen in and hear the ocean waves at night. Just steps away from a bakery, nail salon, laundry mat, Mary's restaurant and another restaurant. Close to Keegans, Crabby Bills, Guppy's and other nice places for dinner. Price is very reasonable too.

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent place for your vacation

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I, with our two dogs, stayed here for two weeks. It was one of our best vacations. We will be staying again. The location is great, walking distance to anything you need. Everyone is very friendly and personable. If you want something which the locals come to get away, well this is it (I don’t know if this is true, but it sure seemed it). As for the facilities, it’s great. Its clean, updated and price right. Best of all you can walk straight out to the beach. The private porch is great as well, you can watch the sunsets and have early morning coffee and breakfast. If you want intimate surroundings…..a place that feels like a private hide away then you will not go wrong staying here. It’s just as it advertises “Charming Cottage by the Sea”.

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect couples getaway

  • 5 of 5

We just spent the past week here. It was everything we were looking for. The location is perfect, right on a beautiful, quieter beach, but a short driving distance to everything in the area. The unit was charming and had everything we needed for an amazing week. My husband and I both said it was one of our best vacations ever. We loved it so much my entire family (9-10 people) are talking about maybe renting all 3 units for a week long family vacation together.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Springfield, IL

Wonderful Place!

  • 4 of 5

This was a wonderful little place to get away! We loved that it was right on the beach and there were no big high rises around us. The Cottage was very comfortable and quite. We liked that it was right down the street from a great bakery and that we didn't have to drive anywhere to see fantastic fireworks on the 4th of July. I would stay here again if I every comeback to the area.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2014
  • Stayed: June 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your wonderful comments! It was such a pleasure to share our cottage with you. When you are looking for sunny days, come visit again!
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Tampa International
Nearest Beach
10 Metres
Back Yard
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning Fee $75
Tax Rate 13.0%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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