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BEST Waterfront Vacation Home EVER! Family friendly!

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Sleeps 8

Located in a quiet residential neighborhood, just a short distance from the historic Pass-a-Grille beach community. Restaurants, galleries, outdoor markets, boutiques, fishing piers, and a world class beach are just minutes away. Stop by local Shaner's market for their famous grouper sandwich and Sea Critters Cafe for a margarita that can't be beat.

The updated, single level, 2500 square foot open floor plan lends itself to comfortable, casual entertaining, or seating for up to six in the formal dining room. All furnishings and decor are new as of April 2014. Central air conditioning and ceiling fans, Duet washer and dryer, weekly pool, lawn and trash service assures you a comfortable and convenient vacation. We provide a pack-n-play collapsible crib, wooden high chair, and children toys and books for your convenience.

The kitchen, with its maple cabinets, granite surfaces, and large cooking island is well appointed with everything you need to settle in and prepare family meals, including a breakfast bar. The large, open living space accentuates the waterfront location and pool/spa area via a wall of windows and French doors. Enjoy movies, games and a 55' flat screen television and comfortable modular sectional seating for the whole family to relax in.

The master bedroom offers a California king, memory foam bed, 32' LCD flat screen television, and a spectacular view of the pool and waterfront from private French doors.

Adjacent to the master bedroom is the office, fully equipped with hi-speed WI-fi internet, HP printer/copier/fax, and an executive hardwood desk to accommodate your mobile office needs. A day bed with trundle allows for two additional sleeping options in this room. The master bath features travertine tile and custom glass lisetto, as well as new fixtures. The split floor plan features two additional rooms on the opposite end of the home.

The second bedroom features a brand new, pillow top king bed with a 32' flat screen and large closet, and a queen bed in the third bedroom, also outfitted with a large closet. The second bathroom offers a combination tub/shower configuration, with ample cabinet space for everyone's toiletries.

After a day at the beach, relax in your private back yard and prepare a meal on your gas grill, or take a dip in the newly refinished Diamondbrite pool and spa (heated upon request for an additional fee), and enjoy the beautiful landscaping surrounding the Kooltech deck.

The new dock is equipped with power and led lights for convenient night fishing, as well as tie poles for your boat. Pods of dolphins and a parade of yachts are a regular occurrence off the dock, which offers easy access to the gulf, just around the corner. Mature, lush, tropical landscaping envelopes the property, with the sweet scents of jasmine and plumeria and magnificent pineapple and coconut palms to offer you shade throughout the day.

Just around the corner is a quiet, shady park that offers a fenced playground, tennis and basketball courts, and a dog park. Continue on down the street on a pleasant ten minute stroll to the historic Florida beach community of Pass-a-Grille. It's charming and elegant homes, storefront businesses, sailing and ferry charters, and outdoor markets will leave you wishing you had more time to take it all in!

More Details

Jessica Kramer and David Johnson
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 6, 2018

About Jessica Kramer and David Johnson

We are a family from Minnesota that appreciates the opportunity to travel with our family to a comfortable home that we can all make memories at. I am actively involved in a commercial real estate business in Minnesota and having an idle property in Florida, that others could be enjoying, makes no sense to me. We have done our best to make our new home in Florida a welcoming, tropical paradise for your family to enjoy, too!

Jessica Kramer and David Johnson purchased this house in 2016

Why Jessica Kramer and David Johnson chose Vina Del Mar Island

We have been visiting the Gulf beaches since we were children, and enjoy sharing this part of the world with our children and their families as well. We decided to buy a second home here when we realized that Pass-a-Grille beach was our favorite place to visit with our friends and family and want to share all that this beautiful part of Florida has to offer with others, too! From the cosmopolitan offerings of theater, opera, music and art to world class cuisine and shopping, old world Florida charm and pristine beaches, St. Petersburg has something for everyone!

What makes this house unique

Our waterfront home offers benefits that no other rental home in the area does. Private dock, heated pool, accommodations for 8, all new furnishings and mattresses, high quality linens, modern decor and easy beach access. This home has it all!


Vina Del Mar Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , shower , Newly remodeled, Kohler & American Standard fixtures
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Brand new pillow top king mattress set, 32' flat screen tv
    Master Bedroom/Office Suite - 1 king , 1 twin/ single , 1 baby crib , Cal King memory foam, twin daybed w/trundle, 32' flatscreen
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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(6 traveler reviews)

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BEST Waterfront Vacation Home EVER! Family friendly!
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home. Very accommodating for our whole family. The fishing was excellent!

Perfect location.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Foley family! We were happy to have you among our first guests and appreciate your feedback. Thank you for making our home a part of your vacation planning and we hope to welcome you back again soon!
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  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderfully relaxing vacation. The house had plenty of room and everything we needed and then some. We had our two dogs with us so the fenced yard was a major bonus. The owner is very accommodating and easy to get in touch with. We will be back! Close to.everything. Try Buona's and Chophouse 1200 for fantastic food along with the owners recomendations.

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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absolutely beautiful home

  • 5 of 5

very clean. well equipped. quiet neighborhood but on the water, very close to beach and great restaurants. Loved the pool and the view amazing! loved watching the boats go by from the dock and the stars at night. David is a very attentive owner and we highly recommend this rental!!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Orlando, Florida

Loved it, Great, Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

Loved the property. Quiet neighborhood. Thank you for sharing your home with my family and I. Easy access to the gulf. The house was very clean and comfortable. Great fishing in the back. We enjoyed sitting on the deck and feeling the ocean breesze, was wonderful, very relaxing. The house has everything you need. David (PM) was great in answering emails promptly. We would definitely choose this home in the future for our vacation. Sunsets are beautiful. Home is highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Orlando, FL

Great home and location!

  • 5 of 5

I rented this home for my family. My brother in law loves fishing and there was great fishing off the dock. The back of the home faces west so you get nice sunset views. The home has been renovated so it is very nice inside and out. Dock out back will accomodate boats for the fishermen. David (property owner) is amazing and communicated well. I highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Tampa fl


  • 5 of 5

My family had the most amazing time

In this wonderful home. It was totally

Relaxing and has everything u need to

Enjoy yourself . The kitchen has all needed

To cook all your meals. Beds are super

Comfortable. The view of the water and

Pool so relaxing. True paradise !

  • Submitted: May 15, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1.37 Miles
Sea Critters Cafe
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Twin Brooks Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1.37 Miles
Sea Critters Cafe
Nearest Beach
1.5 Miles
Pass-a-Grille Beach/St. Pete Beach
Car: necessary

Historic beach community of Pass-a-Grille on the southernmost end of St. Pete Beach is a quaint, laid back, beachfront paradise!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $150 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Pet Fee $25 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

Holiday weeks are subject to an additional $300 per week.
Well behaved dogs are considered for an additional $25 per day, per dog.


Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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