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Beachfront, Chicasi Cottage, Original Vintage Florida Charm Right on the Gulf

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Last updated: 01/18/2017
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:1.5
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

3 Bedroom, 2 Bath directly on the beach with large Private Outdoor Shower

Enjoy the privacy of this award-winning cottage directly on the white sands of Indian Rocks Beach. Surrounded by lush tropical vegetation, Chi-a-si Cottage is built of cypress with a tin roof, Bermuda shutters, and original gingerbread trim. An expansive deck and lawn between the cottage and the beach invites outdoor living with Adirondack chairs, hammock, porch swing, and a dining gazebo with overhead fan and large gas grill. The private outdoor shower allows bathing under the sun or moon. Generous private parking, fireplace, central heating and air-conditioning, washer/dryer. Owner has an additional cottage just a block away, Manning Hammock, to accommodate larger groups and private parties.

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Member since: 2004

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 01/18/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 963 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    30 years old...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    You can see the water from the cottage...moreless

  • Beachfront:

    We are directly on the beautiful white sands of Indian Rocks Beach...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    outdoor dining for 8 people in water side gazebo. Sorry no weddings or large parties allowed....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Peak Season
Jan 9 - May 6, 2017
7 night min stay

$3,000 $10,000
High Season
May 7 - Sep 2, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,450 $9,000
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$2,600

Changeover Day: Saturday

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Cleaning Fee $100 + tax
  • Tax Rate 13%

Notes:

$100.00 Cleaning Fee plus 13% tax


Manager's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 01/18/2017
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Location

15 Miles
Nearest Airport
St Petersburg International Airport
6 Miles
Nearest Golf
Belleview Biltmore Golf Club
26 Miles
Nearest Train
Tampa
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 686

Car: Not Necessary

All water sports, kite flying, and shelling on the beach, or just Relax in our hammock. Local entertainment abounds with Sightseeing at the aquariums, botanical gardens, art museums, and Shopping, antiquing, golfing, fishing, scuba diving, and eating at Wonderful restaurants, some within walking distance. For fun take

The beach trolley,which runs as far south as passe-a-grille beach, a Bargain. Tampa, just 25 miles away, offers historic YBOR

City with its nightlife, busch gardens, the Florida aquarium, and More shopping opportunities, including international

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 1998

About: Hal and Marian Flowers live in Tampa, and enjoy Chic a si Cottage as their beach house during non-rental periods. Hal is a real estate executive and Marian practices family law in Tampa. Since they purchased it in 1998, they have made extensive improvements including new decks, gazebo, appliances, linens & bedding, furniture, HVAC and landscaping, but have preserved the original charm of the vintage cottage. They want you to feel like you have stepped back in time to enjoy the magic of being on the Gulf of Mexico with your family.

Why Independence Square, Indian Rocks Beach, FL, USA:
Three bedrooms,(two baths) two queen beds and a bunk room allow comfort for 6 with ease. Includes all linens & towels. Telephones. Kitchen has all imaginable amenities, full size appliances, microwave, dishwasher, coffeemaker, hand mixer, toaster, blender, waffle maker, garbage disposal, refrig with icemaker & filtered water, and full service for 8. Full sized washer & dryer in private laundry. Cozy living room made of cypress has vaulted ceiling with fireplace, color TV w/digital cable, VCR & videos, CD player & tuner. High speed wireless internet. Master bedroom has a color TV, and French doors leading out to private outdoor shower. Beach chairs, beach towels, and many creature comforts,including outdoor gas grill. Outdoor rocking chairs, and oversized seating make the large deck the place to be at our colorful sunsets. Boat box full of children's toys for sandcastle building and digging. Well appointed, with an eye toward comfort and enjoyment.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
One of the few original cottages left on Indian Rocks Beach. Perfectly restored ( Historic Preservation Award in 2004), the quintessential beach house!


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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 01/18/2017

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Photos

  • Gazebo facing the Gulf

    Gazebo facing the Gulf

  • From the beachside porch

    From the beachside porch

  • Private Gazebo for alfresco dining

    Private Gazebo for alfresco dining

  • Beach Front

    Beach Front

  • Entrance from Gulf Blvd

    Entrance from Gulf Blvd

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • 2nd 1/2 Bath with exterior access

    2nd 1/2 Bath with exterior access

  • new master bath

    new master bath

  • entrance to private hot & cold outdoor shower from the master bedroom

    entrance to private hot & cold outdoor shower from the master bedroom

  • Front entrance from Gulf Boulevard

    Front entrance from Gulf Boulevard

  • Flag pole looking South

    Flag pole looking South

  • Beach Front

    Beach Front

  • Entrance from Gulf Blvd

    Entrance from Gulf Blvd

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • 2nd Queen Bedroom

    2nd Queen Bedroom

  • Bunk rooms adjacent to 2nd queen bedroom

    Bunk rooms adjacent to 2nd queen bedroom

  • new master bath

    new master bath

  • french door to private shower area

    french door to private shower area

  • private hot & cold outdoor shower

    private hot & cold outdoor shower

VRBO #502974

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Thursday, January 19, 2017

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