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Pilot's Place Paradise–Summer Special !!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,326 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom, Sleeps 4

Come to New Port Richey’s Gulf Harbors and enjoy the best that Florida has to offer-

Private Beach access with covered cabanas – 10 minute walk

200 foot wide deep water canal

Private full-sized swimming pool

Bedroom 1 – Queen Bed, plantation shuttered windows

Bedroom 2 – 2 Twin Beds

Living Room with rattan futon sleeper

2 Full baths

Fully applianced kitchen – refrigerator, stove, microwave, dishwasher, pantry

Garage with full washer & dryer

Enclosed patio on pool/canal side

Family Room with oversized picture window facing full-sized, recently resurfaced pool and extra wide canal with new 80 foot seawall and floating dock

HD TV & WiFi

More Details

Owner
Owner/property manager
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
June 16, 2017

About Owner/property manager

We live in central Massachusetts and have grown tired of the long, cold New England winters. With relatives in the Lakeland area we went searching for 'our paradise' and found it in this Gulf Harbors home.

Owner/property manager purchased this house in 2013

Why Owner/property manager chose New Port Richey

We looked in many areas of western Florida and fell in love with the Gulf Harbors community - the private beach is amazing, the extra wide deep canal is perfect for boating and fishing and the full-sized pool is perfect for cooling off after a great day at the beach or sightseeing in the area.

What makes this house unique

The extra wide deep water canal provides quick direct access to the open water of the Gulf. The full-sized pool is great. The sunsets from the beach are breathtaking. The location is perfect, the quaint Greek village of Tarpon Springs is 10 minutes away, USA Today's #1 Voted Best Beach town in Florida-Clearwater is a short 20 minute drive and the laid-back style of Tampa, with it's museums, restaurants and sports is 45 minutes away.

Amenities

Flor-a-mar House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1326 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , located in garage
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Full bathroom tub/shower combination toilet sink vanity
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , 2 Twin beds
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , White wicker furniture / plantation shutters
  • Bedroom 1 Queen size bed White wicker furniture Beautiful plantation shutters Soft Key West pastels Over-sized mirrored closet Overhead variable speed fan Bedroom 2 2 Twin sized beds Ocean blue Overhead variable speed fan Full sized closet
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Notes:
Close to many area attractions-Tarpon Springs sponge docks, Clearwater Beach & Tampa's Busch Gardens. Quiet and peaceful area neighborhood Beautiful beach sunsets A slice of 'paradise' on Florida's Gulf Coast

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(12 traveler reviews)

Pilot's Place Paradise–Summer Special !!
average rating of 4.5 based on 12 reviews
5

True Paradise

  • 5 of 5

One week at this place was not long enough! My family had an amazing time. The house was perfect for us. We loved how cozy it was and the convenience of having everything we needed. We spent most of our time either in the pool or on our boat! The neighbors were very nice. Also, the owners of this house were extremely nice and very helpful. We look forward to another relaxing stay here in the future.

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gulf coast hideaway

  • 3 of 5

We stayed at New Port Richey as a family of three. The bungalow is perfectly spacious for a family group of 4 and would accommodate a few more people on sofas etc. The draw of this place is access to the private beach. This is just so special - a spotless beach with only a few people on it. We saw dolphins swimming just 10 yards from the shore. The location just off US 19 is also great - very quiet with the connectivity of the highway 5 minutes away.

The property itself is OK. The bedrooms have been nicely decorated, but the decor in the rest of the house is ageing and could do with an update - think back to the late 80's. The kitchen has everything you would need except a kettle so be prepared to bring your own if you need water boiling. The outdoor pool is great - nice not to be hemmed in by the usual Florida insect netting. The BBQ facilities were also fine - we used these throughout our stay. Although ageing in places everything was spotlessly clean on our arrival, which is the main thing we look for in a holiday rental. The neighbour is extremely welcoming and a mine of useful local information.

All in all we had a great stay, and if you are looking to be based north of Tarpon Springs this would be an excellent pick.

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Tim - We are pleased that you had such a good week at the house - We will most certainly add a "proper" tea kettle at the house - You did leave some wonderful Yorkshire Gold tea bags at the house that we so much enjoyed - Cheryl & Mike
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Very nice

  • 5 of 5

The property was very nice. Everything was clean, the pool was the perfect size and there was enough space around to relax and enjoy the sun (loved that it didn't have the screened in feature). The enclosed porch was more than enough if you wanted to get out of the sun. My son fished off the dock, we went to the private beach, which was very nice as well. What we really liked was how the kitchen/TV room could be closed off from the rest of the house so the early risers could enjoy their cup of coffee and watch their morning news without disturbing the rest of the house. Even though the 2nd bath was off the garage it was a very nice shower and it worked perfect for the boys. The girls owned the bathroom in the house. Another perfect situation! It was a match made in heaven. The neighbors are very nice, they gave us some shrimp and traveling tips, what more could you ask for.

Thank you for allowing us to use your facilities.

Sue

(April 16th to the 23rd, 2016 renters)

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad that you enjoyed your stay - We also love the ability to close the bedrooms off from the kitchen/den area so we could enjoy our morning coffee on the dock watching the sunrise. As for our neighbors, they are "GREAT" - we are lucky to have such wonderful people watching over our sunshine home ! We hope to see you again !! Mike & Cheryl
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4

Great time.

  • 4 of 5

Nice place but the pool and lawn company's need to change days. Neighbors we're very nice.

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you had a good time at the house ... We will see what we can do about the pool and lawn schedules - Thank you for the suggestion !
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Great!!!

  • 4 of 5

Very clean and comfortable accommodation. Perfect for our needs. Business to attend to during the day and it was wonderful to come back to the house to relax, have a swim and cook dinner. Thanks for sharing your lovely home!! Very nice neighbours as well!

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are thrilled that you enjoyed your recent stay at our "sunshine" home .... Whether on vacation or business it is nice to return to the house to enjoy the full sized pool to cool off and the BBQ to grill a great dinner .... and we agree that our neighbors are amazing! Hope to see you again !! Mike and Cheryl
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Gulf Harbors

  • 4 of 5

We had a very relaxing, easy vacation-just what we we looking for. Watching the sunrise from the dock with coffee in hand and sunset from the beach was great. Lunch in the shade of the water side tree on the right was very pleasant. Easy access to grocery stores and restaurants. One suggestion would be to schedule the lawn workers the day before the pool cleaning rather than the day after. Thanks Mike and Cheryl.

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are happy you enjoyed your stay ... We also enjoy watching the sunset from the private beach-gorgeous! We will certainly check with our lawn maintenance company and/or pool cleaners to see if we can schedule things differently. Thank you for the suggestion. We hope to hear from you again soon! Mike & Cheryl
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Map

Within 5-10 minutes: Route 19

Publix Supermarket

Major Restaurants – Red Lobster, Olive Garden, Longhorn Steakhouse and many more

Major Stores – Walmart, Big Lots, Home Depot and many more

Within 15 minutes:

Tarpon Springs-Greek Village

Spend the day at the historic sponge docks, stroll through the unique shops and sample the authentic Greek cuisine. Sightseeing Tours, Dolphin Cruises and Fishing Trips are available for a memorable visit.

Within 30 minutes:

Clearwater-pristine white sandy beaches, clear gulf waters and warm sunshine

Voted Florida’s Best Beach Town for 2013 by USA Today

Spring-training home of the Philadelphia Phillies at Brighthouse Network Field

Visit the Clearwater Marine Aquarium, home to Winter, the star of the movie “Dolphin Tale”

Enjoy “Sunset at Pier 60” with breathtaking sunsets, lively music, street magic and fun

Within 45 minutes;

Tampa-A laid back, vibrant art and adventure city

Home to Busch Gardens

Big Cat Rescue Animal Sanctuary

Enjoy professional sports year round:

MLB – Tampa Rays

NHL – Tampa Bay Lightning

NFL – Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Spring-training home to the New York Yankees at George Steinbrenner Field

Cultural capital of Central Florida: Henry B. Plant Museum, Glazer Children’s Museum,

SS American Victory Mariner’s Memorial & Museum, Tampa Museum of Art

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Rates & Availability

Flor-a-mar House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
SUMMER SPECIAL
Jun 3 2017 - Sep 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
$850
$3,200
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$950
$3,400
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
CLEANING FEE $100

CONTACT OWNER DIRECTLY TO AVOID PAYING ADDITIONAL SERVICE FEES CHARGED BY THE VACATION RENTAL SITE - WE APOLOGIZE FOR THIS INCONVENIENCE, HOWEVER THE VACATION RENTAL WEBSITES HAVE ROLLED-OUT A FEE THAT YOU AS THE RENTERS ARE PAYING ... CONTACT US AT USSRAB@aol.com AND WE CAN RESERVE WITHOUT THEIR FEES ...
THANK YOU-
MIKE & CHERYL

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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