The Pelican is perfectly located on a small, private cul-de-sac with friendly neighbors and really nice homes.
The home has been completely remodeled and is second to none in decor. It is so comfortable and there's so much to look at and appreciate.
The canal is beautiful. And the dock is great for sunning and fishing (we provide the rods - you catch the fish). Dolphin, cranes, egrets, ibis, and herons are frequent visitors in our back yard.
Regrettably the Beach Harbors Beach Club is no longer allowing our visiting vacationers to use the private beach in Gulf Harbors. Fortunately, this hasn't deterred our returning guests from enjoying our home year after year. As a substitute, we recommend Anclote River Park and Fred Howard Park if you feel like sunning and swimming on the beach.
The Pelican is an open concept home with a fitted chef's kitchen. Range/oven with built-in microwave, dishwasher, side-by-side refrigerator with ice maker/purified water, and includes everything we could think of to include - coffee maker, four-slice toaster, griddle, blender, slow cooker, baking dishes, mixing bowls, cookie sheet, pie plate, pots, pans, upscale silverware, knife set, and gadgets and stuff and stuff. The dishes are all hand-blown glass. The kitchen also features beautiful granite counters and a breakfast bar with 4 bar chairs.
The entire home is equipped with a reverse osmosis water system so you will actually enjoy the water, for consumption as well as for bathing.
The master suite features a huge king size bed with brand new mattress and box springs, Egyptian cotton sheets and beautiful light weight bedding. The room is beautifully furnished with a sitting/reading nook, as well.
The second bedroom features a queen bed, also with brand new mattress/box springs and beautiful bedding. There is ample closet space in both bedrooms and they are appointed with original artwork and accent pieces, just like home.
There are two full baths, one with a deep tub and shower combination. The 2nd bath has a huge shower, vanity and toilet. They both feature designer tiled vanities. The larger bath also has a piggyback washer/dryer unit which is more than ample capacity for your laundry needs. We provide bath towels, hand towels, wash cloths and beach towels for your convenience.
The living room is furnished in Coral Bay furnishings - beautiful butter-colored sofa, two overstuffed chairs and a comfy recliner. The media center accommodates a 40 inch Toshiba television and a DVD player.
We offer our guests free Wireless Wifi. There is a land line phone in the home (with no voice mail feature) and we encourage our guests to make free long distance phone calls to anywhere in the US and Canada. We also offer a movie package that should satisfy various tastes in television viewing.
The dining area seats 6 comfortably. We hope you love our solid maple 1940's dining table, chairs and hutch as much as we do. It was a surprise find at Lions Head Antique Store in Port Richey.
The Florida Room is completely finished, secure and charming. This bonus room is such an important addition to the entire scheme of the home. The day bed with trundle offers additional sleeping for two. We offer our guests a good book selection from our small library of books there. There is also additional seating for 4 in the Florida Room at a dining/game table. We have a number of games for children and adults on top of the game table as well as inside the dining room hutch.
The best part of the house is being able to stand in the kitchen, dining room and Florida room and see the beautiful canal out back. What a way to start a day and end a day. The western sky turns pink at day’s end. The view is so lovely.
The property, for the most part, is xeri-scaped. We have some beautiful palms in the front of the home and some small ones on the canal side. Blooming Salvia and some bushes that we have yet to identify, are nice to look at and provide some sweet nectar for birds and other little flower-loving critters.
Our paver-paved circular driveway will accommodate four cars and our garage will accommodate one small car.
The property has been completely remodeled from stem to stern and we take so much pleasure in being able to offer it to visiting guests to enjoy it as much as we do.
It's a love of a home.