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Dolphins Waterfront Kayak - Paddle board - 2 Masters -Pool, Golf, Gulf Access

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

4 bedroom, 3 bath -2 Masters Sleeps 12- Pool Bikes Kayak Paddle board Golfol

Kayak, Paddle board, Bikes, Fishing Poles provided free.

Gorgeous views of Tampa Bay from this relaxing waterfront home with Bay to Gulf access. Located in a quiet waterfront and golfing community.

Feel free to call for more information. 1-813-434-0682

 

<b>Gilligan's Island House<b> is 4 bedrooms and 3 baths (with 2 master suites)

The home easily accommodates 8

The upstairs master suite has a King bed & a full size pull out sleeper sofa.

The downstairs master suite has a King bed

The two other bedrooms both have Queen beds.

There is a full size pull out sleeper sofa in the front living room & twin daybed.

 

**Rental rate includes use of fishing poles, bikes, double kayak, and paddle board.

Yes there are fish in our waters! Manatees and Dolphins too!

 

*There is also a private jet-ski and boat rental in the west lagoon area. (Not associated with Gilligan's Island House)

Gilligan's Island House has a large private pool for guest use.

Covered patio, deck, & dock.

Our community features a playground, tennis courts, golfing, and walking / bike trails.

Relax in the hammock that sways between palms, overlooking the lagoon.

For those traveling with an infant we provide a pack n play and baby monitor.

Games, movies, books, guitar, & Bluetooth speakers are provided for guest use.

At Gilligan's Island House, we are always adding to our collection of things to entertain adults and children.

 

Our neighborhood park adjoins the Courtney Campbell Trail.

The Courtney Campbell Trail is a 8' to 12'-wide paved path, including a 45'-high bridge that allows pedestrian & bicycle access along the entire southern side of the Courtney Campbell Causeway Scenic Highway.

 

Drive, walk, bike, or boat to the local waterfront restaurants, on the Causeway, and in the West lagoon area. (Chart House, Aqua, Bahama Breeze, Whiskey Joe's, and Hogan's Beach).

• Gilligan's Island House is conveniently located, just 6 miles from Tampa International Airport.

• The Westshore Business District (6 miles)

• Downtown area: Amalie arena, the Florida Aquarium, Ybor City, the University of Tampa are 15 minutes away.

• Raymond James Stadium and Steinbrenner Field are 7 miles away.

• International Mall and Westshore Mall (6 miles)

• Waterfront Restaurants: You may drive, walk, bike, or boat to the local waterfront restaurants, on the Causeway and in the West lagoon area. (Chart House, Aqua, Bahama Breeze, Whiskey Joe's, and Hogan's Beach).

• Restaurants 8-10 minutes away: Charley's Steak House, Dining at International Mall and Bay Street, PF Changs, Mitchell's Fish Market, Bahama Breeze restaurant, Whiskey Joe's, and 30+ other restaurants.

• Gulf beaches are approximately 30 minutes from Gilligan's Island House.

• Busch Gardens, Adventure Island, and The Museum of Science and Industry is an easy 25 minute drive.

• Lowry Park Zoo is 20 minutes away.

• Orlando Theme Parks approximately 76 miles from GIH.

 

• Golf in the neighborhood: Rocky Point Golf Course is a public course, that is located right in Dana Shores - (The neighborhood where Gilligan's Island House is located)

*There is a link on their site to book online.

• Grocery/Pharmacy/Liquor stores: Publix, Walmart Grocery, Walgreens, CVS, Winn Dixie, and ABC liquor within 3 miles.

• Keyless entry makes this home easy to access. (Code is changed before every arrival)

• Owners live one street over for immediate guest assistance.

Our second vacation rental , Skipper and Gilligan's Island House is located in the same neighborhood as Gilligan's Island House

More Details

Owner
Cheri Bett
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 28, 2017

About Cheri Bett

We are Ken and Cheri Bett. Ken is my high school sweetheart. Gilligan's Island House is my (Cheri's) childhood home. My parents were the original owners. Ken and I moved back to this neighborhood in 1995. We live on the next street over. You can see our location from Gilligan's Island House. Ken and I have been landlords for primary residence rentals since 2002. We own more than 10 homes. Many of our tenants stay with us for years, because we believe in treating people right and always doing the right thing. Ken is a licensed General Contractor and an Electrical Engineer. I was a middle school teacher before the birth of our children. I now manage our rentals and act as Project Manager for our company. Ken and I are looking forward to this adventure and meeting you. We hope Gilligan's Island House exceeds your expectations and makes your travel easier and relaxing.

Cheri Bett purchased this house in 1959

Why Cheri Bett chose Tampa

Ken and I are Tampa natives. This property has spectacular water views and access. Both of my parents loved to entertain family and friends. Ken and I believe that creating a relaxing vacation home for you, is an honor to their memory. We originally had intended to rent the home as a primary residence. But in November 2013, we were on vacation, lying in a hammock, and realized that it would be a privilege to create the same relaxing environment for the visitors of Tampa.

What makes this house unique

The location is convenient to everywhere. We are also one of the only waterfront homes in the Bay area who will consider allowing your furry family members to accompany you on vacation. Gilligan's Island is located in a waterfront and golf community. Catch snook, redfish, mullet, and more right from the dock. On occasion you may see marine mammals - dolphins and manatees. Take the kayak or paddle board out and enjoy the lagoon and the nature that lives in our mangrove areas. Golf at Rocky Point Golf Course, then enjoy a beverage at the 19th watering hole. Local theme parks are 15 to 25 minutes away. So much to do, make sure you schedule enough time.

Amenities

Dana Shores House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • The Garden Master Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , Located in the Howl's Master Suite includes Large Garden Tub
    The Bird Master Bath - toilet , shower , Located in the Movies Stars Suite Downstairs
    Sunshine Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , A kiss of Sunshine
  • Toiletries included. Hair Dryer. Little conveniences added too.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Howl's Master Suite - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Upstairs master bedroom. King memory foam mattress.
    Star's Master Suite - 1 king , King pillow top mattress.
    Skipper and Gilligan's bedroom - 1 queen , Queen memory foam mattress.
    Scholar's bedroom - 1 queen , Queen pillowtop mattress.
  • Each bedrooms has an alarm clocks, television, ceiling fan, fresh linens, and black out shades . Portable crib available.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 5 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
Private chef, nail care, and masseuse are not included in the rental rate.

Reviews

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Dolphins Waterfront Kayak - Paddle board - 2 Masters -Pool, Golf, Gulf Access
average rating of 4.9444447 based on 54 reviews
4

This suited our needs as a family friendly get away in a convenient location

  • 4 of 5

Great location

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful view! Wonderful home!

  • 5 of 5

Everything was perfect. The house was very clean and had everything we needed for our vacation. We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Spring Break!

  • 5 of 5

We chose Gilligan's Island House because it was a perfect spot to be within driving distance of the beach and away from all the spring breakers. It was the perfect house for us since we have young children. There was plenty of amenities provided, plenty of space, an excellent patio, and just an overall gorgeous house to stay in. It was very comfortable and it felt our own for that week. There was an issue with the plumbing from the previous guests and Cheri had it resolved before we could even tell her what was going on. This is close to highways for getting around Tampa and the 10 minutes from the airport if you don't want too far top drive to get back to your departing flight after a long vacation. The only thing we wish there were around the house was more dining choices. There are some excellent restaurants but not if you have little kids. We will definitely be back again.

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

It was fantastic

  • 5 of 5

It was fantastic

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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5

Great location for our conference.

  • 5 of 5

Allowed our team to stay together for our national conference and build momentum for 2017

  • Submitted: Feb 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

Very nice house and loved the outside area with fire pit and pool! Everything was clean. It was a very nice experience!

  • Submitted: Feb 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Tampa International Airport
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Charann's Tavern
Nearest Ferry
18 Miles
Caladesi Island Ferry
Nearest Golf
0.8 Miles
Rocky Point Golf Course, Westchase, Carollwood
Nearest Train
9 Miles
Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Veteran's Expressway
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Bahama Breeze, Chili's, Village Inn, Bay Street
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Ben T. Davis Beach / Clearwater Beach (20 miles)
Car: recommended

Gilligan's Island House is located in a waterfront and golfing community. The location is centrally located and is generally 25 minutes or less to anywhere in the Tampa Bay Area.

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Rates & Availability

Dana Shores House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Book Ahead Savings
Sep 5 2017 - Sep 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
$275
$1,825
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
NHL Allstars
Jan 24 2018 - Jan 30 2018
4 night minimum stay
$775
$5,250
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$350
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $205
Additional Guest Fee $10 per person per night
Pet Fee $150
Damage Insurance $59
Damage Deposit $400

Rates are subject to change until reservation confirmed.
Additional per person fee for number of guests exceeding 8.
Deposit returned within 14 days of departure.
Pets acceptance is provisional. Please contact Gilligan's Island house for acceptance of your pet. Dangerous breeds are not accepted.

Exceptions to the 4 day minimum stay is a flat rate.

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.
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