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Beachfront Cottages at Beautiful Sandy Shores - Steps Away from the Sand

(23 Reviews)

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Last updated: 05/28/2017
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4

SANDY SHORES
has three beautiful cottages:
THE PATIO,
THE GULF (VRBO #78339) and
THE GARDEN (VRBO #508994)

Please be our guest! Sandy Shores has been in the Hall family for over 60 years, and is currently owned and operated by Myrtle Hall. Myrtle is German-born and moved to Indian Rocks Beach in 2000 when she married her late husband, Ned. Ned’s grandmother bought the Indian Rocks Beach property in 1946. Ned's father George Hall built the first, two-story building in 1952. The one-story Gulf Cottage (vrbo/78339) followed in 1972. Ned's family lived here in the winter, and spent the summer in Ithaca, NY, where his father was the Golf Coach at Cornell University for over 40 years. Ned followed in his footsteps as a PGA Teaching Professional for over 25 years. He was teaching at the Clearwater Golf Club located in Clearwater, Florida when Myrtle, in Florida on holiday from Germany, met him in 1998. Myrtle and Ned, of course, had their wedding right in front of beautiful Sandy Shores!

Like Ned, Myrtle fell in love with this beautiful property and its rich family history. Ned and Myrtle started to rent out their cottages in 2005 after a complete beautification and enjoyed every minute of sharing this lovely property with their guests. Myrtle carries on the Hall family tradition of hospitality at Sandy Shores and adds her special brand of German warmth. Her attention to detail and cleanliness makes Sandy Shores a unique and charming retreat.
Wireless/WIFI available.
Visit our other COTTAGE at:
VRBO #78339 - Gulf Cottage
Sandy Shores is a very unique “slice of old Florida”, with lots of flowers, palms, lounging areas, privacy, all with a relaxed vibe. There are only four units on the property and three of them rent on a weekly basis – so most of the time you have the whole place to yourself.
The Gulf Cottage is a single story, one bedroom House, very private, quiet and clean with a spectacular, unobstructed view of the Gulf of Mexico. It has a king bed and a queen sleeper sofa.
The kitchen has everything what a chef would wish for, a big fridge, dishwasher, microwave and stove included. The bathroom has a shower and bath tub.

Behind the Gulf Cottage and landscaped courtyard is a two story building – the top floor I reside in – with the PATIO and GARDEN Cottages below.
The Patio has a King Bed and Queen Sleeper Sofa, the Garden has a Queen Bed and
a Queen Sleeper Sofa. Both have a full kitchen with stove, fridge and microwave.
The bathroom has a shower and toilet.
The weekly price for the GARDEN is as follows:
Winter Feb-April $949 + $60 Cleaning + 13% tax totals to $1140.17
Other season $749 + $60 Cleaning + 13% tax totals to $914.17
Standard rate in "other" season $114 per night










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Member since: 2005

Speaks: english, german
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/28/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 4
  • Children Welcome:

    We have lot of beach toys and buggy boards for the kids...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Feel free to smoke outside at any time!...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Although we love dogs - pets are not aloud, sorry....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Massage

Suitability

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    ...moreless

  • 1 Bedroom, sleeps 4 ( 2 adults and 2 kids or 3 adults) Queen size bed and queen size sofa sleeper in GARDEN Cottage King size bed and queen size sofa sleeper in PATIO Cottage...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom with shower and toilet

Entertainment

  • Books

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    YOU STEP OUT OF THE PATIO OR GARTEN COTTAGE AND IN A FEW STEPS YOU ARE AT THE BEACH...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Coin dryer available...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    with queen sleeper sofa and love seat...moreless

  • Parking:

    One car per cottage available in front of the house...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Beach towels provided...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Coin washer available...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen:

    Dishes & Utensils - all there - you don't have to bring anything!...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    Many Golf Clubs around us. Closest is 10 Min away....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Outdoor Gas Grill available...moreless

 

Reviews

5
from 23 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May - Dec
Apr 29 - Dec 15, 2017
4 night min stay
$125
$849
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$125

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning fee $75 + tax
  • Tax Rate 13%

Notes:

Check in after 3 pm on your check in date and check out at 10 am

on your departure date.

PLEASE LIMIT THE SIZE OF YOUR PARTY TO THE NUMBER OF GUESTS SHOWN ABOVE. PARKING IS LIMITED TO ONE SPACE PER UNIT.

CANCELLATIONS:

A sixty (60) day notice is required for cancellation. Cancellations that are made more

than sixty (60) days prior to the arrival date are subject to a 5% cancellation fee or $50

which ever is greater. Cancellations or changes that result in a shortened stay, or that are

made within 60 days of the arrival date, forfeit the full advance payment and reservation

deposit. Cancellation or early departure does not warrant any refund of rent or deposit.

You may choose to purchase travel insurance separately.

TRAVEL INSURANCE:

I highly recommend you purchase travel insurance. If you wish to purchase travel

insurance, go to www.accessamerica.com or www.insuremytrip.com for details and

to purchase.

No pets allowed under any circumstances.

I look forward to having you as my guests.

Myrtle Hall

SANDY SHORES

I have two other cottages as well. Please visit VRBO #508994 (Garden Cottage) and VRBO #78339 (Gulf Cottage) to view availability.


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.


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Last updated: 05/28/2017
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Location

15 Miles
Nearest Airport
ST PETERSBURG INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
50 Metres
Nearest Barpub
ACROSS THE STREET
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
BELLEAIR COUNTRY CLUB
50 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
ACROSS THE STREET
Independence Square, Indian Rocks Beach, FL, USA
Nearest Beach
IN FRONT OF OUR PROPERTY

Car: Not Necessary

'WINTER' THE DOLPHIN IN CLEARWATER BEACH, BUSH GARDENS IN TAMPA,

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1946

About the owner: Sandy Shores has been in my late husband, Ned's, family for over 60 years. Ned's Grandmother bought it in 1946 and his Father built the first two-story building in 1952 and the Gulf Cottage followed in 1972. I live onsite so I am available during your stay. I've also worked for 12 years in a local bank. One of the things my guests repeatedly tell me, is that they can see my love for Sandy Shores in the cleanliness and beauty of the property. I take pride in knowing my attention to detail ensures my guests have the most comfortable stay. And, for my German visitors, I enjoy speaking German to help you feel at home.

Why the Owner Chose Independence Square, Indian Rocks Beach, FL, USA:
We started to rent out our cottages in 2005 after a total beautification and enjoying ever since every minute of sharing this lovely property with all our guests.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Rest in our secluded gardens, enjoy the shade under our beautiful Australian Pine Trees and watch the fantastic sunsets of the Gulf of Mexico . You can't get any closer to the dunes and beach!


Contact us

Speaks: english, german
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/28/2017

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Links to more information:

 

Photos

  • Beautiful Sandy Shores

    Beautiful Sandy Shores

  • Patio Cottage
Living Room with Queen sleeper sofa

    Patio Cottage Living Room with Queen sleeper sofa

  • Patio Cottage with Dining Area and HD TV and WiFi

    Patio Cottage with Dining Area and HD TV and WiFi

  • SANDY SHORES 
A few Steps to the Water

    SANDY SHORES A few Steps to the Water

  • Garden Cottage
Living Room, HD TV and WiFi

    Garden Cottage Living Room, HD TV and WiFi

  • Garden Cottage
with Queen Bed and Restroom/Shower

    Garden Cottage with Queen Bed and Restroom/Shower

  • SANDY SHORES
View from the road to the Garden Cottage

    SANDY SHORES View from the road to the Garden Cottage

  • Just a click at the right time!

    Just a click at the right time!

  • SANDY SHORES
Meeting point for the sunsets

    SANDY SHORES Meeting point for the sunsets

  • Another beautiful sunset at Sandy Shores

    Another beautiful sunset at Sandy Shores

  • Sandy Shores
Another little cosy corner

    Sandy Shores Another little cosy corner

  • The GULF Cottage - see VRBO.com/78339 for more pics and reviews

    The GULF Cottage - see VRBO.com/78339 for more pics and reviews

  • Sandy Shores 
First floor PATIO Cottage

    Sandy Shores First floor PATIO Cottage

  • Patio Cottage

    Patio Cottage

  • Patio Cottage
with King Bed

    Patio Cottage with King Bed

  • What a picture thanks to Donna and Sharon

    What a picture thanks to Donna and Sharon

  • Garden Cottage
Dining area

    Garden Cottage Dining area

  • Garden Cottage with
Queen Bed

    Garden Cottage with Queen Bed

  • SANDY SHORES
A short walk to the sand

    SANDY SHORES A short walk to the sand

  • SANDY SHORES
View to the GULF Cottage and laundry room

    SANDY SHORES View to the GULF Cottage and laundry room

  • SANDY SHORES
View from the Gulf Cottage to the 2-story
building

    SANDY SHORES View from the Gulf Cottage to the 2-story building

  • Sandy Shores
Night blooming Cirrus in May

    Sandy Shores Night blooming Cirrus in May

  • Sandy Shores - The GULF Cottage from the Beach

    Sandy Shores - The GULF Cottage from the Beach

  • The GULF Cottage - see more pictures and reviews at VRBO.com/78339

    The GULF Cottage - see more pictures and reviews at VRBO.com/78339

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This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Sunday, May 28, 2017

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