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Enjoy Your Own Private 3BR 2BA Home Just 2 Blks from the Beach W/ Lg Front Deck

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Exterior featuring the 2 car garage and large front deck.

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Last updated: 08/14/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-14 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

This fully furnished 1,700 Sq ft. house (not a condo or cottage) is just 2 blocks from the beach with peek views of the intercoastal from the front deck. 3 Bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms make this a perfect home for family vacations or for groups of friends vacationing together.

This home sits in the quiet beach town of Indian Rocks Beach which is known as 'the worlds safest beach'. Feel perfectly safe walking to the numerous close by restaurants, shops and bars or just take an evening stroll in the neighborhood. It's just a short 4-5 minute walk to the beach to watch our spectacular sunsets.

The large master bedroom features a walk-in closet, a 32' TV, its own private deck, a large bathroom that includes a soaking tub and huge stand up shower and a King size bed with a TempurPedic mattress for a good night's rest. Both guest rooms feature a Queen size bed each with a memory foam mattress and plenty of closet space.

The living area features an open floor plan including a large kitchen with updated appliances, a dining table that seats six and a spacious living room with high ceilings, a 47' mounted TV and a wall of windows to let in the Florida sunshine.

The front deck is enormous with a full patio set that seats 6 as well as a bistro table with 2 chairs and a full size gas grill.

Other features include:
A separate laundry room with full size, front loading washer & dryer.
An oversized 2 car garage with access to a fenced in back yard.
2 beach cruisers, 4 beach chairs, umbrella and beach cart to easily get everything to and from the beach.
Cable TV and WiFi are included.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    We are highly allergic to cats so we will be unable to accommodate them. Dogs are on a case by case basis. ...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    TempurPedic mattress, walk-in closet, private deck...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Memory foam mattress...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    Memory foam mattress...moreless

  • A Full size blow up mattress (electric inflate and deflate) is provided along with a pillow top to make it more comfortable. Please request sheets for it if you will be using it. Great for kids!...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower

    Shower is very large, soaking tub, seperate toilet room...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Large vanity with lots of storage...moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    HD cable box with DVR capability in living room. Standard cable in master and guest room....moreless

  • Television:

    47' in Living room. 32' in master bedroom. 15' in guest room #2....moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Water View:

    Peek view of the intercoastal from front deck....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Dining room borders the kitchen with 6 chairs. There is a leaf housed under the table which will lengthen the table for more room but we do not have additional chairs for extra seating....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Central air...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Separate laundry room with full size front loading dryer....moreless

  • Garage:

    Oversized 2 car garage with plenty of extra room....moreless

  • Heating:

    Central heating...moreless

  • Internet:

    WiFi provided...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Full set of bed sheets for 3 bedrooms...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Large, bright living area with couch that seats 4 and a chair. 47' mounted HD TV with cable. ...moreless

  • Parking:

    2 spots, covered, secured...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Land line with unlimited calling within the US....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Bath towels, kitchen towels, beach towels, bath mats....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Separate laundry room with full size front loading washer....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Keurig Platinum series...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Full sets of dishes, bowls, glassware, flatware, plastic dishes and glasses for outdoor use. Kitchen gadgets, pots/pans, blender, baking and roasting pans, grilling utensils, Tupperware....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator:

    Recently upgraded to brand new, stainless, high efficiency Maytag (not shown in photo) ...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster:

    Toaster oven (includes convection cooking)...moreless

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Very large front deck with peek view of the intercoastal. Private deck off master bedroom....moreless

  • Bicycles:

    2 Beach Cruisers for your use....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Very large front deck with peek view of the intercoastal. Private deck off master bedroom....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Beautifully landscaped and maintained front yard. Fenced in back yard with wrap around patio on the ground level....moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fall
Sep 5 - Nov 20, 2016
14 night min stay

$1,000
Holidays
Nov 21 - Jan 1, 2017
14 night min stay

$1,800
Winter
Jan 2 - Mar 5, 2017
14 night min stay

$1,600
Spring Break
Mar 6 - Apr 30, 2017
14 night min stay

$1,800
Early Summer
May 1 - Jun 30, 2017
14 night min stay

$1,200

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Damage Insurance Fee $45
  • Cleaning Fee $135 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Pet Fee $150
  • Tax Rate 13%

Notes:

Seaside Property Shoppe manages this property for us since we are so far away. Once we agree to the booking, all information will be sent to Seaside and they will handle everything from there (contracts, payments, key/garage door exchange) and will make sure all linens and final touches are taken care of before your arrival.

$245 reservation deposit and refundable security deposit due at time of booking. Remainder is due 61 days from check in. If booked within 61 days of arrival, full amount is due at time of booking.

Cancellation fee of $50 if reservation is cancelled with more than 60 days notice, fee of $245 if cancelled with less than 60 days notice.

Rates are subject to change until reservations are confirmed.


Manager's cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 08/14/2016
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Location

  • Guppy's on the Beach

    "Guppy's is one of our favorite restaurants in town. They have a great outdoor patio, both c..."

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24 Miles
Nearest Airport
Tampa International is closest major airport
0.4 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Red Lion Pub
1.9 Miles
Nearest Golf
Largo Golf course
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Keegan's Seafood Grill
Indian Rocks Beach, FL, USA
Nearest Beach
Indian Rocks Beach

Car: Recommended

Indian Rocks Beach (IRB) is a quaint beach town located just south of the busier Clearwater Beach and a bit north of St. Petersburg Beach. If you're looking for a quieter beach town with access to the tourist attractions (parasailing, dinner cruises, jet ski rentals, etc) in the more touristy beach areas then IRB is the place for you! Most of the people in IRB are year round residents so you'll feel a sense of community. Known as 'The World's Safest Beach' you'll feel completely safe taking those evening strolls through the neighborhood or walking to the nearby restaurants and bars. Less than half a mile to the north is Kolb Park which features a skate park, playground, racquetball courts, tennis courts, basketball courts, picnic area and a baseball field. A block in the other direction is another playground with an entrance to the nature preserve which is a 9.3-acre preserve featuring wildlife habitat, native vegetation, wetlands, educational boardwalk, interactive, passive and natural park areas.

Our home is just a short 2 block walk (about 5 minutes) to the beach with direct access at the end of 12th avenue. Evening strolls on the beach to watch our spectacular sunsets and look for shells and sharks teeth are a must. We have the beach equipment you'll need for an outing at the beach (chairs with built in coolers, umbrella and a beach cart to carry it all) along with 2 beach cruisers to bike to nearby shops and restaurants. Along Gulf Blvd in Indian Rocks Beach you'll find locations to rent additional bikes, stand up paddle boards, boats, fishing equipment or anything else you might want to make the most of your days by the water.

Just over the Walsingham Bridge (in Indian Rocks Beach) or the Belleair Bridge (in Belleair Beach) you'll find anything you'll need (grocery stores, drug stores, wine/liquor stores, restaurants, banks, hair salons, etc).

Although we understand the Gulf Beaches are the main attraction when visiting the Tampa/St. Pete/Clearwater area, there is a lovely area of downtown St. Petersburg that sits right on Tampa Bay that very few visitors know about. Right along the waterfront on Beach Drive you'll find wonderful shops and restaurants with great patio seating, a large park, marina, the Fine Arts Museum, the St. Pete Pier as well as the historic Vinoy Hotel. We highly recommend taking their tour to learn about its interesting history and maybe have lunch or dinner in their restaurant. Just a few blocks south is the Dali Museum which is a sight to see!

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2011

About: We bought this home to escape the harsh Minnesota winters after relocating there from sunny San Diego. I would spend 4 months in the winter while my husband flew back and forth on weekends. Earlier this year we relocated again, to Seattle, which is VERY far away from our beach home. Knowing that being apart for 4 months in the winter and the odd weekend here and there is less of an option for us, we decided to share the home we love with people who choose to vacation at our beautiful Gulf Beaches. This area just happens to be where I grew up, having left for 25 years, it was my first choice of locations to find our winter getaway. We hope you love it as much as we do!

Why Indian Rocks Beach, FL, USA:
Indian Rocks Beach was our first choice in beach towns to find our perfect winter home. Having grown up in the area, it felt like home to me and I still have family in the area. My husband and I looked, and looked, and looked for the perfect house, in fact we made 6 trips from Minnesota to FL just to view homes with our realtor. Believe it or not, it was a side trip my husband took while on business in FL that he and our realtor saw this home. He knew instantly this was the one! Time was of the essence since there was a bidding war (yes...the house is that great!) so we purchased the home without me even seeing it. The first time I saw the home was when we pulled in the driveway new year's eve of 2011 to settle in for that winter. He could not have made a more perfect choice and it feels like home to us. We hope it feels a like a little piece of home for you as well if you choose to stay with us.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The living and kitchen area are wall to wall windows which lets the sunshine flood into the home making it bright and airy. We LOVE our front deck which is the entire width of the house that has a full size patio table with 6 chairs along with a gas grill. We eat dinner out there every evening to enjoy the FL evenings. We love being so close to the beach (takes us about 4 minutes to walk it) while not having to deal with the traffic and noise from Gulf Blvd or noisy neighbors in the beachfront condos. Our community is quiet with mostly year round residents. Our 2 car garage with tons of extra space is perfect for multiple friends/couples/families that are vacationing together that may have more than one car.


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Photos

  • Exterior featuring the 2 car garage and large front deck.

    Exterior featuring the 2 car garage and large front deck.

  • Large front deck with dining table that seats six and gas grill.

    Large front deck with dining table that seats six and gas grill.

  • Living area with 47" mounted TV with HD cable.

    Living area with 47" mounted TV with HD cable.

  • Kitchen, dining, living room open floor plan.

    Kitchen, dining, living room open floor plan.

  • Fully appointed kitchen with stainless steel appliances.

    Fully appointed kitchen with stainless steel appliances.

  • 2nd guest bedroom with queen bed and large closet.

    2nd guest bedroom with queen bed and large closet.

  • Guest full bath with shower & tub, large vanity and plenty of storage.

    Guest full bath with shower & tub, large vanity and plenty of storage.

  • Master bedroom with King size bed, private balcony and large walk in closet

    Master bedroom with King size bed, private balcony and large walk in closet

  • Mstr bath w/ soaking tub, dual vanity, large stand up shower & toilet room

    Mstr bath w/ soaking tub, dual vanity, large stand up shower & toilet room

  • Oversized 2 car garage

    Oversized 2 car garage

  • Stunning sunsets every night!

    Stunning sunsets every night!

  • Boardwalk to the beach just at the end of 12th Avenue.

    Boardwalk to the beach just at the end of 12th Avenue.

  • Large Front Deck with dining table that seats six.

    Large Front Deck with dining table that seats six.

  • Living area with wall to wall windows and open floor plan.

    Living area with wall to wall windows and open floor plan.

  • Bright living area with 47" mounted TV with HD cable.

    Bright living area with 47" mounted TV with HD cable.

  • Dining table off kitchen that seats six.

    Dining table off kitchen that seats six.

  • 1 of 2 guest bedrooms with queen bed.

    1 of 2 guest bedrooms with queen bed.

  • 2nd guest bedroom with large closet and queen bed.

    2nd guest bedroom with large closet and queen bed.

  • Master bedroom with King size bed, private deck and large walk in closet.

    Master bedroom with King size bed, private deck and large walk in closet.

  • Private deck off master bedroom

    Private deck off master bedroom

  • Separate laundry room with side by side front loading washer and dryer.

    Separate laundry room with side by side front loading washer and dryer.

  • Fully fenced back & side yard.

    Fully fenced back & side yard.

  • Rent a paddle board from Nekton Surf Shop and watch the sunset on the water!

    Rent a paddle board from Nekton Surf Shop and watch the sunset on the water!

  • Beautiful Indian Rocks Beach just at the end of the street!

    Beautiful Indian Rocks Beach just at the end of the street!

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Friday, September 23, 2016

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