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'Sea Breeze' - Beautiful Clearwater Beach Home - Heated Pool, Spa & Grill

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Space 2,700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

4 Br (sleeps 10), 3.5 Ba, Upscale Family Home With Private Beach Access

PERFECT FOR FAMILIES, FAMILY REUNIONS AND COUPLES - LOCATED IN IDYLLIC CARLOUEL, 1 MINUTE WALK TO BEAUTIFUL NORTH BEACH!!!

!We do NOT advertise on Craigslist!

'Sea Breeze' is a beautiful Southern home where you will enjoy a relaxing and memorable vacation with your loved ones! The Key-West-style house is situated in the upscale, tranquil neighborhood of Carlouel, just a minute stroll from the private beach access. Enjoy the Sunstate's beach life with its sugar-white sandy beaches and the clear waters of the Gulf of Mexico! It's not unusual to see the dolphins as they are swimming by!

'Sea Breeze' offers everything you need for a relaxed and fun family vacation. The house has a heated pool with a spill-over spa and a fabulous outdoor grilling area. Three different patios and a water-view balcony guarantee cozy hours for reading, chatting or playing games. Enjoy total privacy, behind our picket fenced lawns, with lovely tropical landscaping. Take a dip - day or night, in our gorgeous, heated swimming pool & spa! Early evening, perhaps a glass of wine in hand, you may want to stroll to the beach gate to witness the famous flaming sunsets as they melt into the ocean. If you look to enjoy Florida's beach life at its best, away from the noise & crowds of highly populated resorts, this is your spot!

'Sea Breeze' is the perfect place for families, family reunions and couple retreats. The house has two master suites and two standard bedrooms. In one of the master suites there is a king bed and a twin size bed with trundle. In the other there is a king bed and a queen sized sofa sleeper. In each regular bedroom there are two twin beds. A portable crib is available. Our bedrooms and bath suites are individually off in separate areas of our home guaranteeing privacy to our guests. 'Sea Breeze' can host 10 to maximum 12 people.

Carlouel - is an up-scale, safe residential neighborhood that welcomes families and couples. It is not suitable for 'spring breakers' or any group that wants an environment that allows loud parties.

The area of Clearwater offers an astonishing diversity of leisure activities. If you enjoy sports you might want to try out the numerous jogging, skating, biking, golfing, hiking, swimming, surfing, tennis or fitness opportunities. In Florida's state parks and on the breathtaking beaches you will experience the beauty and serenity of nature. Several theme parks guarantee fun for the whole family and the diversity of the many restaurants in the area will surprise you. From casual to upscale dining, from local and national to international cuisine - you will find it all!

Our online reservation calendar is always up-to-date. Please view the calendar to see if your dates are available. If your ideal dates are not available, feel free to contact us and ask to be put on a stand-by list, in case your week opens up. You might also be interested in our other rental in Carlouel: 'The Lilies'.

Check-in is 4:00pm or later; check-out is promptly at 10:00am to leave time for cleaning crew.

We will be happy to answer all of your questions. When using the 'Book it Now' button please include information on the ages and number of people in your party to help us make a quick decision on your request.

More Details

Owner
Tanja Pluess Utting
Member since: 2010
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english, french, german, italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 17, 2017

About Tanja Pluess Utting

Hi! We are an English-Swiss couple living a succulent, loving, busy, crazy, bubbly, sometimes challenging life in Switzerland in a home full of kids (at the moment 4), dogs (2) and a huge passion for Florida! While Mike is working for an American company, Tanja is a passionate mum and building up her photography business - after having quit her job as a psychologist.

Tanja Pluess Utting purchased this house in 2014

Why Tanja Pluess Utting chose Clearwater Beach

We fell in love with Florida many years ago and it still makes us come back year after year. We even got married on the beach in Clearwater and bought our first home in Carlouel on our wedding day. When we walked by 'Sea Breeze' for the first time we immediately wanted that house. But by then it was not for sale and later when it was, we could not afford it. But probably somehow it was meant to be - the house chose us and we chose the house and this is where we are now. We just started with the renovations and it will take a few months before 'Sea Breeze' will sparkle again - but it will!

Guestbook comments from the owner

My family had a wonderful stay at Tanja's Sea Breeze property! We had just stayed at another property in Orlando on the same trip, before coming to Clearwater and everything was miles above Orlando. The house was stocked with every imaginable amenity. Things you don't even think of when you're at the grocery store were already in the house. The collection of DVDs was perfect in the evening for the kids or to get out of the afternoon heat for a bit. The pool was lovely and there were so many pool toys available. All in all, it made you feel like you were staying at your best friend's family house while they were away and anything you could want was already thought of and existed for her family. Great location and easy walk around the corner to private access beach. The sand is gorgeous and soft. The sunsets are stunning. The restaurants nearby are also a bit more varied than your expected American chains. And it was near enough drive to Tampa for a baseball game one afternoon. Keyless entry was very convenient and smart as well. We loved our visit and would definitely come again!
Aug 2014
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Map

Nearest Airport
17 Miles
Tampa International Airport
Car: necessary

Located in the tranquil Clearwater Beach neighborhood of Carlouel, 'SEA BREEZE' is a minute stroll away from the private neighborhood beach access. Enjoy a walk or jog on one of America's finest white-sand beaches, or spend your day shelling, sunbathing, and swimming in the pristine blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico! The house has a heated pool with a spill-over spa, a fabulous outdoor grilling area, secluded patios and a tropical garden.

Pier 60 and the public portion of Clearwater Beach with its vibrant beach life are just 5 minutes away. Discover an amazing food variety in the many outstanding restaurants within the Clearwater Beach area! Book a fishing charter out of the Clearwater Marina, rent jet skis, play mini golf and tennis, go on a bike ride, or enjoy a relaxing massage or spa day.

Your family might also enjoy a visit to the nearby Clearwater Marine Aquarium, home of 'Winter' the dolphin, whose story has touched millions of people across the world.

Other Activities:

GOLF: There are hundreds of golf courses in the Tampa/St. Pete/ Clearwater area. Just a few are: Innisbrook Golf & Country Club; Belleview Biltmore; Dunedin Golf Course; Chi Chi Rodriguez Golf Club.

THEME PARKS: Busch Gardens & Adventure Island are 45 minutes East; Disney World, Universal Studios and Sea World are approximately 90 minutes East on I4.

STATE PARKS: Enjoy and appreciate the beauty and diversity of the Sunshine State by a visit to one of Florida's parks. Hiking, canoeing, picnicking and swimming in a crystal clear spring are only few of the many activities the parks offer.

World class SHOPPING at International Plaza and fine dining at Bay Street are 20 minutes East on SR 60.

Downtown ST. PETE is 40 minutes South. The Salvador Dali Museum ranks as one of top attractions in Florida.

Downtown TAMPA is 30 minutes East. The Florida Aquarium and Lowry Park Zoo are worth a visit.

Or you might want to take your family to a professional SPORTS GAME: MLB-baseball: Tampa Bay Rays (Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg); NFL-football: Tampa Bay Buccaneers (Raymond James Stadium in Tampa); NHL-hockey: Tampa Bay Lightning (Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa).

Amenities

Clearwater Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
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
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Large shower with seat & glass door; 2 sinks
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
  • All bathrooms are updated, clean and stocked with good towels. The main floor master bath contains double vanity sinks, a huge tiled shower with a tiled seat and a glas door. The toilet is separated through a door. The 2nd floor master bath suite is a charming 'cottage style' bathroom, blue and white tiled, and includes a toilet, a sink and a combined tub/shower. The 3rd bathroom on the main floor is completely remodeled and contains a toilet, a sink and a combined tub/shower. Bathroom 4 is a half bathroom containing a toilet and a sink and opens into the house and directly onto the pool area.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
  • Our 3 bedrooms & bath suites are individually off in private areas of our home, large and beautifully furnished. The spacious master bedroom on the main floor includes a king bed and a twin bed with trundle and a big walk-in closet. A door leads to a private 'sitting porch'. The bath suite has an extra large shower, double vanity sinks and a separate toilet. The large 2nd floor master bedroom includes a king bed and a queen sofa sleeper. French doors open directly onto a very private, furnished balcony with water views! A cute white-blue tiled bathroom and two walk-in closets are part of the master bedroom upstairs. The 3rd bedroom, on main floor, contains two twin beds that can be put together to a king bed. A door opens directly onto the pool side patio. The 4th bedroom is smaller with two twin beds and can either be used as a children's room next to parent's main floor master suite, or as an extra guest room. A door is leading out to a private 'sitting porch'.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
We will consider small dogs (30lbs and under) on a pre-request basis; the non-refundable PET-FEE is $100. Sorry, no other pets. Maximum of 4 cars are permitted, parked within the driveway of the property. Unfortunately, STREET or GRASS PARKING is NOT allowed and the City will fine violators. Nonswimmers are required to wear a life west in the pool & spa. Children are to be supervised by the tenants at all times in the pool area. Owners & property manager are not responsible / liable for accidents.

Reviews

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'Sea Breeze' - Beautiful Clearwater Beach Home - Heated Pool, Spa & Grill
average rating of 4.891892 based on 79 reviews
5

Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful week at your beautiful home. It was nice being so close to the private beach and we enjoyed the pool too. The home was the most well equipped we have ever rented. Having a crib and high chair for our grandson was so convenient. The beach chairs, umbrellas and toys were great. The location was perfect and we will be back!

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Jere, Thank you so much for your kind review and the time you took to submit it. It was so nice to meet you and your family and to share our home with you! We look forward to having you back and in the meantime wish you all the best. Enjoy the rest of the summer! Warmly, Tanja
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What a Fantastic Property!

  • 5 of 5

This property couldn't have worked out better for our group. We were travelling with our 2 little ones (under 3), and my wife's parents and sister. There was more than enough space for all of us, and enough separation that the kids could sleep/nap uninterrupted by all of our fun. The house is beautiful and the property is very private despite being a short walk from the beach. There were high chairs, travel cribs, an actual crib, beach toys and pool toys which made our lives much easier. The location is nice and quiet and only a five minute drive to the pier and restaurants. Tanja and Mike were wonderful to deal with and did everything they could to help make our getaway special. We had previously rented another of their properties in Clearwater Beach and have yet to be disappointed. We plan on returning in the near future.

  • Submitted: Nov 17, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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My overall impression of the place and the service.

  • 3 of 5

The pictures led you to believe the living room was bigger. The walk to the beach was longer than anticipated.

I emailed that the pool and spa wasn't working properly but no one got back in touch with me. The pool guy came and said he'd report it. Never happened. Just disappointed seemed once we were there no one cared how our visit was going. I know there were hurricanes coming but we tried to stay as long as we could. We left Thursday night. We cleaned up after ourselves as best we could.

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Linda, First of all, we are very disappointed and sorry that you felt we did not care what happened once you arrived at Sea Breeze. We really care about our guests and make sure that they all enjoy a wonderful vacation with us as you can see from our reviews. Regarding your comments, you never contacted us nor the facilities manager about the pool issue. When we told you that we never received your message, you said you would look for the email you sent. We did not hear back from you. We received an email from the pool company on Thursday and immediately approved the replacement of the pump. We encourage all our guests to use our contact details given in the arrival information for any issues they have however small. We were surprised to only hear your comments after your departure so we had no change to put them right. Regarding the size of the living room, our reviews confirm, that the house looks exactly like the pictures on VRBO. On the proximity to the beach, the map on our listing shows the exact location of the property so that people can check the short walk to the private beach entrance before booking. Again, our guests feedback shows how happy they are with how close the private beach access is. Kindly, Tanja
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5

Absolutely perfect for our family!

  • 5 of 5

Sea Breeze was simply incredible and had more than enough room for our family. The walk to the beach gate was short and we were pleased to find plenty of beach necessities for us to borrow during our stay. The house is immaculate and the house manual was extremely helpful. Thank you for providing us with such a wonderful place for our vacation. We will definitely be keeping this gem in mind for our next trip to Florida!

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Jessica, Thank you so much for leaving such a lovely review. We are delighted that you appreciate our vacation home and all the hard work we put in so our guests can enjoy their vacations.We look forward to having you and your family back and wish you all the best. Tanja and Mike
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It is AMAZING!!!!

  • 5 of 5

OMG....what an amazing place! It is everything a family could want for a vacation. The grandkids AND the adults loved the pool and tons of beach toys.....even played volleyball with our own version. BUT, the Beach, which is private and only a few blocks jaunt, was amazing too. The house has the most equipped kitchen with all the condiments, pool toys, beach umbrella, beach chairs, wagon to transport, tons of beach toys, etc. If you have little ones, there are pack and plays, cribs, and high chairs. It was simply the best!!! Patios galore and a bathroom off the pool too. Wow....can't say enough about this place! Everything a family could want for a fantastic, enjoyable vacation!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Jody, Thank you so much for the fantastic review and the time you took to write it. We are so happy that you and your family had such a wonderful vacation and enjoyed your stay at Sea Breeze so much! Thank you for being our guests - we hope to have you back for your next vacation! Warmly, Tanja
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Great Week at Sea Breeze!

  • 4 of 5

Thanks for sharing this wonderful property. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and the proximity to the beach was perfect. Tanya's guest book contained a wealth of information and we were quite pleased with her restaurant recommendations. We would highly recommend this property and would definitely rent it again!

  • Submitted: May 27, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Janet and Rick, Thank you so much for leaving such a wonderful review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Sea Breeze and its proximity to the wonderful beach. We wish you all the best and hope to have you back. Warmly, Tanja and Mike
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Cleaning $365 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 13.0%

For stays outside of the normal Saturday to Saturday booking period please contact the Owner.

If using the 'Book it now' button please include details of age of each member of party and any other special details. To help us make a quick decision.

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

For LONGER stays (more than 2 weeks) the final payment is due 60 days before arrival. The booking deposit is $1500. If you must make a cancellation, it must be at least 60 days prior to the beginning of the rental term, the deposit will be returned minus $500 booking fee. If cancellation is less than 60 days prior then the total amount is NON-REFUNDABLE. The Owner will try to, actively, re-sell cancelled dates. If successful the Owner will return to you any monies paid less the difference between the cost of the cancelled booking and the replacement booking minus a $100 administration fee.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.